1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby kasmeneo » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:18 am UTC

DavidRa wrote:
Pfhorrest wrote:Prediction: They just sighted the Twenty. (The Other Twenty, that is).

Not in that direction, I think.

More likely to be a small 100m high wall of water descending on them at 50km/h - flipping the raft. Thus ends timeNB.

NB This predicting the end of time thing is addictive!


On a more optimistic note, it could also be the tops of the Wow Baobabs.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Neil_Boekend » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:19 am UTC

DavidRa wrote:NB This predicting the end of time thing is addictive!

Yep, that it is.

My prediction for the next frame:
Megan wrote:Oh chirp.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby time burglar » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:21 am UTC

Latent22 wrote:Cueball's solution to make sure you're always going forward: Assign the name front to whichever side faces the direction your currently traveling. Brilliant system that never fails as long as you keep moving.


Prediction: The raft stops moving. Cueball tries to work out which way is forward and divides by zero. Thus ends time.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby adnapemit » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:23 am UTC

Prediction: They pick up all the molpies they find along the way. Then we get to guess "Who Sank The Boat"

Also surprised we havn't seen the title text change(again). What if they havn't even begun running and this is just the beggining of some greater apocalyptic event.
Suggestions for what it could have been changed to that I thought of while reading peoples comments and Ketchupping:
Time To Go
Set Sail
Sail Away
Don't Sink
She's Back!

My Preditions For possible future changes
Stop Running
Safety Reached
You Won The Game
You Have Waited
THE END
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Neil_Boekend » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:27 am UTC

adnapemit wrote:Prediction: They pick up all the molpies they find along the way. Then we get to guess "Who Sank The Boat"

Also surprised we haven't seen the title text change. What if they haven't even begun running and this is just the beginning of some greater apocalyptic event.
Suggestions for what it could have been changed to that I thought of while reading peoples comments and Ketchupping:
Time To Go
Set Sail
Sail Away
Don't Sink
She's Back!

My Predictions For possible future changes
Stop Running
Safety Reached
You Won The Game
You Have Waited
THE END

I think that Randal made it "..." mainly to check if we would see it. Once we did he came up with "RUN.". The fact that "..." is also a way of indicating that there is a loss of speech (due to the momentous impact of Hairdo's words) not withstanding.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby CasCat » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:34 am UTC

I agree it's more a sideways point than a backwards point; hard to draw three dimensions with stickfigures...

Oh, and per pope decree, check out CJ Cherryh's "Foreigner" series.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby TheMinim » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:35 am UTC

Wow, you guys, you're almost on page 1234! Which is a brillulous number! I'm so excited I'm messing up positive adjectives!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby charlie_grumbles » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:39 am UTC

TheMinim wrote:Wow, you guys, you're almost on page 1234! Which is a brillulous number! I'm so excited I'm messing up positive adjectives!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby NoMouse » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:42 am UTC

time burglar wrote:
Latent22 wrote:Cueball's solution to make sure you're always going forward: Assign the name front to whichever side faces the direction your currently traveling. Brilliant system that never fails as long as you keep moving.


Prediction: The raft stops moving. Cueball tries to work out which way is forward and divides by zero. Thus ends time.

Haha, now I totally imagine something like this:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mikro2nd » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:44 am UTC

Neil_Boekend wrote:I think that Randal made it "..." mainly to check if we would see it. Once we did he came up with "RUN.". The fact that "..." is also a way of indicating that there is a loss of speech (due to the momentous impact of Hairdo's words) not withstanding.

I have an image in my mind something more like the stereotypical Army Sergeant Major yelling, "ATTTTTENNNNN... wait for it!...SHUN" - or race-starter-person, "On your mark,... get set,... WAIT FOR IT!... RUN!"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby higgs-boson » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:46 am UTC

Latent22 wrote:Cueball's solution to make sure you're always going forward: Assign the name front to whichever side faces the direction your currently traveling. Brilliant system that never fails as long as you keep moving.


This is a not unusual move. You might say it would be unwise to raise the allowable pesticide levels in crops just because the crops are too impacted. But here you go. And this is neither a problem known only in the U.S., nor is it the real problem (the real problem is that the allowed amount is usually per chemical agent - sometimes more than two dozens are found in one control sample).
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby TheMinim » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:46 am UTC

TheMinim wrote:Why does all of the interesting stuff have to happen during times that I'm away?

The apocalypse will come when Time ends, because I will go beserk and cause an apocalypse.


Stop whining, you've got 400 posts!

...Wait... It's me, isn't it?

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This post will make it 401, but that's okay.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Neil_Boekend » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:57 am UTC

TheMinim wrote:
TheMinim wrote:Why does all of the interesting stuff have to happen during times that I'm away?

The apocalypse will come when Time ends, because I will go beserk and cause an apocalypse.


Stop whining, you've got 400 posts!

...Wait... It's me, isn't it?

Cake.

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This post will make it 401, but that's okay.

*RUNs*

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Postby HES » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:57 am UTC

dm214 wrote:Don't you dare reminding me of my Calculus Ⅰ exam from just a few hours ago.

Calculus I? I'm sorry, you ain't seen nothing yet

yappobiscuits wrote:That is one neat raft!

Soundtrack thoughts - this whole raft rescue sequence seems to be the major uplifting triumphant moment in the story, so needs appropriate music. Here's an older piece of mine that's along the lines I'm thinking.

More shameless self promotion I see :P (fitting piece though)

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Cannot unsee. How did we miss this in the early translation stages? I'm sure people reversed some of it.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby cellocgw » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:59 am UTC

Ebonite wrote:With the makeshift construction of the boat and the way they're all stacked up on two levels, I couldn't help but hear this.


In my case, I was thinking of Proud Mary. Even tho' there's no wheels on their ark. Come to think of it, have we seen any evidence of wheeled vehicles other than the trebuchet?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby cellocgw » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:01 pm UTC

philip1201 wrote:
Obnoxious scenarios borne of quantum uncertainty have always been about highly unlikely scenarios. Intelligent beings are just as physical as the rest of the universe, so there is always a probability that a macroscopic quantum event occurs to, say, make someone believe library books ought to be empty, by flipping a few neurons into anosognosia, and then there is a ridiculously small subset of universes where that occurs where the next person who picks up a library book suffers exactly the same improbable but not physically impossible failure of reasoning, and the next person, etc.. Sapient beings can be screwed over by obnoxiousness just as well as any other physical object. It is a simple physical fact that every conceivable combination of occupations of quantum fields in 4D spacetime has a finite non-zero probability within the laws of physics, and that includes groups of bosons forming neural nets which encode the belief that library books are supposed to be empty.



Holy Macaroni-- you seem to be channeling Alan Sokal there!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mindonner » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:05 pm UTC

Another boatONG

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Well, that saves them the trouble of having to stop and look for Them. Unless this Them is the Hill People?

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Postby Arky » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:09 pm UTC

HES wrote:Cannot unsee. How did we miss this in the early translation stages? I'm sure people reversed some of it.


Wishful thinking to me. You couuuuld persuade yourself that little bits of it look like backward English but only by really stretching.

Although it would be cool if there was meant to be a relatively simple translation method and we hadn't realised and the GLR was all "they were meant to have picked that up from the Beanish speech!" about some unknown story element which his spies in the OTT told him we had not in fact picked up.

Neil_Boekend wrote:I decree that all who feel like it shall advise me on a good book series to start once I have finished Anne McCaffrey's Pern series.


Series: Timothy Zahn's Conquerors trilogy. Book 1 comes across as an interesting "first contact" scenario between a "United Federation of Planets" type of humanity and a hostile alien race. Book 2 brilliantly switches POV to the aliens, one of the best bits of alien world-and-society building exercises I've ever read. Book 3? You'll just have to get there....

As an individual book, since it's within my sightline from here, I liked it very much and it has that sci-fi fantasy crossover feel that Pern does (although with more humour) I recommend The Rook by Daniel O'Malley.


ETA: I was going to bet on it being the Hill People (because saying "IT'S THEM" doesn't seem quite friendly) but I don't see how they could find the Hill People without missing or going past the rest of their own tribe. We'll just have to Wait For It...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Pikrass » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:12 pm UTC

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For me, the way GLR drew her speech was only to make it difficult to understand. It was a visual trick to give us the same feeling as Cuegan who heard it, not something related to the way she pronounces Unglish. The grey words could just be hesitations. For me, a non-native English speaker struggling to speak is just the way to do this.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mindonner » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:13 pm UTC

They seem a bit friendly for Hill People, whose conversation no doubt consists mostly of "RRAARRGH!" and "GRRRHHH" and the like. :|

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby cellocgw » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:16 pm UTC

Arky wrote:As the water gets higher I assume running aground in the shallows will cease to be an issue. Getting caught in a current running the wrong way might still be an issue, since they're using poles and not really oars and so won't be able to steer once they can't hit the bottom anymore.

I wonder if they'll get the idea of using the tarp on board as a sail. I wonder if they know what a sail IS.


NOt only can't they steer, they've got no keel. So it's dead down wind only. (Cue the DDWFTTW debates :( )
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby edfel » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:24 pm UTC

I've counted (quickly) 19 of them, so they're probably the friendly ones :)

Pikrass wrote:.... For me, a non-native English speaker struggling to speak is just the way to do this.


I think the "struggling to speak" is the most important. Foreign accent is usually depicted with letter changes ("the">"ze" for french, "water">"vater" for german, etc.) which we don't have for her.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby cellocgw » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:25 pm UTC

TheMinim wrote:Wow, you guys, you're almost on page 1234! Which is a brillulous number! I'm so excited I'm messing up positive adjectives!


Hey, that's the combo to my luggage...
Now where did I put that archive of stupid /. memes?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Eutychus » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:26 pm UTC

cellocgw wrote:Cue the DDWFTTW debates
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby jjjdavidson » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:29 pm UTC

Just a quick post to sort of fill in until Kieryn has time to get back to his data. As of this morning (precisely, as of the 49292nd post) there have been 1287 distinct Waiters posting to the One True Thread. Kieryn's latest data (from a month ago, June 25th) showed 1175 posters; we've added 112 new posters in the last month.

The 42 most frequent posters (because 42's "about forty", and because 42!):
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Dracomax » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:40 pm UTC

Neil_Boekend wrote:I decree that all who feel like it shall advise me on a good book series to start once I have finished Anne McCaffrey's Pern series.

My current favorite series are:
The Dresden Files-Wizard PI takes on threats to Chicago, and eventually the world
The Mercy Thomson series-Seatlle based mechanic deals with being part of the supernatural world
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Angua » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:41 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
Neil_Boekend wrote:I decree that all who feel like it shall advise me on a good book series to start once I have finished Anne McCaffrey's Pern series.

My current favorite series are:
The Dresden Files-Wizard PI takes on threats to Chicago, and eventually the world
The Mercy Thomson series-Seatlle based mechanic deals with being part of the supernatural world
and
David Weber's Safehold series-Robot copy of long dead space Marine fights to drag the last remaining human colony out of a religous barbarism that has forced stagnation at rennaisance level or lower technology.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Sciscitor » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:42 pm UTC

Partly ninja'd by jjjdavidson: While nothing like Kieryns site, I've got a fairly current chart for the posting activity at my site hosted by mscha. Look fairly at the bottom for the blue/red chart. The differential API should be almost current (within one newpix) too.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby TheMinim » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:45 pm UTC

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pelrigg wrote:hey TheMinim look at your post count and the page number hint


Wow - 99 was a nice number, far better than 100, but yet I shall delve into the binary anyway. :D Can't wait for 111.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Red Hal » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:50 pm UTC

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Re: HMS Ketchup

Postby HES » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:57 pm UTC

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HES wrote:Cannot unsee. How did we miss this in the early translation stages? I'm sure people reversed some of it.


Wishful thinking to me. You couuuuld persuade yourself that little bits of it look like backward English but only by really stretching.

Although it would be cool if there was meant to be a relatively simple translation method and we hadn't realised and the GLR was all "they were meant to have picked that up from the Beanish speech!" about some unknown story element which his spies in the OTT told him we had not in fact picked up.

Yeah, I don't think it's anything to do with the translation. It's just that "panther" is so obvious to me now I'm surprised the connection wasn't made before
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Random832 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:00 pm UTC

Here's a Wordle of pages 1001 through 1190 of the OTT, for comparison to the older one:
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And here's the old one, of pages 1 through 100, for comparison:
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Spoiler:
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EDIT: Yes, "time" should probably be in the first one too, it was in a list of common words I excluded from the data.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SBN » Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:02 pm UTC

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The other twenty then. (At least we hope it is all twenty.)

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DavidRa wrote:NB This predicting the end of time thing is addictive!

Yep, that it is.

My prediction for the next frame:
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OO, Pope.
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Raymond E. Feist has some good ones. I'm not sure where the best place to start is. But then I'm also not sure it is possible to finish the Pern series. McCaffrey's got some other works that are very good too. I liked the Petaybee series, maybe more than Pern.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby k.bookbinder » Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:03 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
Neil_Boekend wrote:I decree that all who feel like it shall advise me on a good book series to start once I have finished Anne McCaffrey's Pern series.

My current favorite series are:
The Dresden Files-Wizard PI takes on threats to Chicago, and eventually the world
The Mercy Thomson series-Seatlle based mechanic deals with being part of the supernatural world
and
David Weber's Safehold series-Robot copy of long dead space Marine fights to drag the last remaining human colony out of a religous barbarism that has forced stagnation at rennaisance level or lower technology.


Also, if you have not read it, Charles Stross' Laundry Files series is very entertaining. Who does not like computational demonology?

ETA: Perhaps they were able to salvage enough material from the Hills to make some kind of...well I do not think you can call that a boat. It looks barely a raft. But how did they end up behind Cuegan and team? Did they overtake the Other Twenty because they are being forced up the narrow channel of an old riverbed?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby pkcommando » Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:07 pm UTC

I'm counting ~15 using the previous nexpix. Anyone w/ better eyes want to take a count once they zoom in on that? Or should we wait for it and hope for a closer newpix?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby charlie_grumbles » Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:12 pm UTC

Neil_Boekend wrote:I decree that all who feel like it shall advise me on a good book series to start once I have finished Anne McCaffrey's Pern series.

In my view, popes have gotten all too polite lately. :twisted:
Anyway:

Huge list. Spoilered.
Spoiler:
The Torturer series by Gene Wolfe, followed by The Long Sun series, followed by the Short Sun series.

The Knight Wizard pair (Wolfe). In either order, but both. I started with The Knight, which was the first to be published.

Almost anything by Ursula K Le Guin. Especially those from before 2000. For a series: The Earthsea Cycle. Note that pub dates are misleading, since most of her work has been republished.

Ringworld (Larry Niven) and its sequels (they fall off a bit as it goes on, though). Lots of other stuff by Niven.

Foundation, by Asimov, though it disappointed me. I actually had the opportunity to argue a bit of this with him once. Funny story. I didn't care for the ending of Foundation and Earth (I think it was) and told him why. His wife, who was sitting next to him, turned to him and said, "I told you so!". Made my day.

The Robot Series by Asimov. Is AI really life?

Dune (first couple of volumes anyway) by Herbert. When it gets boring, quit. It will get worse. For me it was an exponential fall-off. The first chapter better than the average of the first book. The first book better than anything that followed, etc. But it starts out HUGE.

Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card. Note that there is a boycott on Card's work due to some of his extremest statements about LGBT folk. Entirely too much of that going 'round. I prefer not to give him money, but your local library already has. His views don't show through much in these books. (I don't remember that they did at all, actually). Le Guin's views show through clearly, but they are better views. The reason I suggested the early stuff is that she gets a bit strident and less subtle as time goes on. The views are still good (in my view), but the books less interesting.

Brave New World, Huxley

1984, Orwell. I wrote a college paper once comparing these two. The original paper got an A. The follow up, an F. Go figure. I worked harder on the second, but lost insight.

Explore for yourself at http://www.goodreads.com/genres/science-fiction

The Helliconia Series by Brian Aldiss. Not entirely unrelated to some things said here (OTT) already.

Anything by Neil Gaiman

I find anything involving two-way time travel to be extremely boring. There are few problems you can't solve if you can go back and change history. Exciting shoot-em ups, but no real tension.

Nearly anything by C. J. Cherryh. She does both fantasy and scifi, but doesn't herself think there is a difference. Her TrueName is Cherry, but her publisher made her change it, thinking no one would take her seriously. Take her seriously. I found Gate of Iverel (Morgaine Series) to be wonderful.

The Tom Rynosseros series by Terry Dowling is absolutely first rate. Best read in order. They are hard to find, published in Australia. Lots of interleaving threads including AI, desert travel, alternate history... Marvelous.

Natural History, by Justina Robson. Funny too.

I don't need to mention Harry Potter, Discworld, LotR, of course.

Leaving scifi behind, anything by Jorge Amado (historical stuff from Brazil) or Gabriel García Márquez (especially One Hundred Years of Solitude, and Love in the Time of Cholera.)

There is a new translation (in English) Iliad that is a marvelous read.

Captain Horatio Hornblower. One of my favorite series as a kid. Hornblower rises through the ranks during the Napoleonic wars.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ttscp » Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:13 pm UTC

Angua wrote:The Chanur series by C J Cherryh.

Anything by Cherryh.
Also, although it is not a series, all the books are set in the same universe: the Discworld books by Prachett.

And on another note, way back here, just after the fade, I predicted that the story would end at between 3,500 and 4,000 frames. That's looking a little high, but well within a reasonable margin of error on my estimate. (Does little happy dance.)

We're on vacation this week; trying to read/post on my tablet combined with the huge spike in post count (as big as the fade if I'm reading Sciscitor's graph correctly) makes it difficult to keep up,
- even reading is difficult - but I'm still amazed by all the good work. Even though my life would be easier if I just followed the OTC, I still read the OTT just to check in on all of you.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby JGeezer » Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:15 pm UTC

GLR has been in a good mood lately!

"We could start calling this the front" made me :D

"Head toward them!" "How?" "Oh. Right." made me :lol:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Random832 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:18 pm UTC

pkcommando wrote:I'm counting ~15 using the previous nexpix. Anyone w/ better eyes want to take a count once they zoom in on that? Or should we wait for it and hope for a closer newpix?


Here's an enlargement
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Placing the more seaish version in the spoiler:
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