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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Jul 03, 2017 4:28 pm UTC

Welcome back to the future! Baobabs, that was Ɛ. I didn't mind 2011H at the Time, but that was pre-OTC and OTT and now that I know what both of those things are, and think of all the molpish people I've met through them, I much prefer existence since the beginning of Time. My life would be much emptier without the sandcastles we've built together.

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GOTO: 1190: "Time"

Postby balthasar_s » Mon Jul 03, 2017 4:54 pm UTC

I made a small change on the "goto" page:
Now the number of the last frame will be blue if at least one digit on the timer on the viewer page is blue:
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Speaking of the timer,
it changes every time you reload the page.
But there is no automatic coundtown.

making the timer count down by itself would require a small Javascript.
... I made such a script:
http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/timer.js
But it is not active on the viewer page.
It's commented out.

Because I actually like the way it is - when the page shows the state from the time the page was loaded.
And nothing changes by itself.
Maybe I can make this as a userscript for those who would want it.
I don't know.
What do you think?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby svenman » Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:14 pm UTC

Well, this reminds me:

Examine piano
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It's a piano.
Not a real one but good enough.


And while I'm at it,

LookUNG:

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby AluisioASG » Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:03 pm UTC

svenman wrote:
Examine piano
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It's a piano.
Not a real one but good enough.
But is it Lucky?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Tue Jul 04, 2017 7:53 am UTC

Treeish, javascripthasar! (I like your redundaface, too ^-^)

AluisioASG wrote:But is it Lucky?

Does the keyboard have a habit of lurking in the bushes and suddenly launching itself at your face? That might be Lucky.
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Re: GOTO: 1190: "Time"

Postby svenman » Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:47 am UTC

balthasar_s wrote:Speaking of the timer,
it changes every time you reload the page.
But there is no automatic coundtown.

making the timer count down by itself would require a small Javascript.
... I made such a script:
http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/timer.js
But it is not active on the viewer page.
It's commented out.

Because I actually like the way it is - when the page shows the state from the time the page was loaded.
And nothing changes by itself.
Maybe I can make this as a userscript for those who would want it.
I don't know.
What do you think?

I think it's fine the way it is at present.

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1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np2554

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:35 pm UTC

That's the colpix ergman made via mTA, I believe. I've never tried a manip with my phone, but I doubt I could do as well with it.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby taixzo » Wed Jul 05, 2017 2:53 am UTC

In terms of the present: I thought I saw lmjb today, but when I asked it was not her. So, lmjb, you've got a double somewhere.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Wed Jul 05, 2017 2:57 am UTC

taixzo wrote:So, lmjb, you've got a double somewhere.
We all do. His name is Randall. I thought that was general knowledge. :)

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Re: bsta: "Ong"

Postby GnomeAnne » Wed Jul 05, 2017 6:44 am UTC

Play something
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You try playing one of the simpler melodies.

That was not very good.

I have suddenly become much better at playing a keyboard it seems.

I've been thinking of making an mta bot that will, among other things, have a countdown in the notification bar until the Ong.
My home sand has one that does something similar, but I'm not usually thinking of bsta when I'm using that, and I don't use it terribly often anyway, so it isn't very useful.
Also, it has been a while since I made an actual useable application, instead of short scripts and I have never made a bot in a non see-through-sand castle, so this is a fun opportunity.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Wed Jul 05, 2017 7:24 am UTC

BeholdUNG the first survey tower:

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Re: bsta: "Ong"

Postby balthasar_s » Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:21 am UTC

GnomeAnne wrote:I've been thinking of making an mta bot that will, among other things, have a countdown in the notification bar until the Ong.
My home sand has one that does something similar, but I'm not usually thinking of bsta when I'm using that, and I don't use it terribly often anyway, so it isn't very useful.

In this case this will be useful http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/i
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state - in what state bsta is: 0 - not started, 1 - running, not enough people have seen the last frame, 2 - running, enough people have seen the last frame, 3 - finished.
ongtime - the current distance in hours between ongs.
nextong - the timestamp of when the next frame is supposed to ong. 15s after this time the timer changes to EE:EE:EE
last - the number of the last frame
ip1 - first person has seen the frame - hours on the timer are no longer blue
ip2 - second person has seen the frame - minutes on the timer are no longer blue
ip3 - third person has seen the frame - seconds on the timer are no longer blue
actually, when the third person sees the frame then the state is changed to 2, and in that state ip1-3 values are irrelevant.

also this http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/i/-1
width, height - frame size in pixels
frame - filename of the frame (useful if you want to download it automatically
content-type - the content-type of the frame, so far used: image/png and image/gif
ext: png - the file extension of the frame
ongtime - timestamp of when the frame was onged
timer - the countdown value in hours to the next frame, when this frame was onged
title - the title of the frame
command - the title fo the next frame (if already available)

under the header there is the frame's undertext, in my own bbcode version.
If you see something like this:
###att&5;
that's an attachment. in this example it's /bsta/a/5

GnomeAnne wrote:
Play something
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You try playing one of the simpler melodies.

That was not very good.
Have you noticed.
This file 119.wav:
What she is trying to play is BWV Anh. 119.
This is happening on bstaframe 119.
That is a nice coincidence.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ZoomanSP » Wed Jul 05, 2017 3:51 pm UTC

New OtherComic.

In other OTTer, RELATED news, my MTA automatically suggests "OtherComic" after I type "New". :)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Wed Jul 05, 2017 3:58 pm UTC

You have trained your Time Accessor well!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby lmjb1964 » Wed Jul 05, 2017 6:51 pm UTC

I seem to have piled up some ketchup that I need to go through, but I did want to say that I finally heard from addams. I was getting worried again, and her phone was dead and I couldn't call her. But she PMed me to say that she is doing ok, although still weak, and she has a phone again and is moving to a new home that has actually heat so she won't have to be freezing through another winter. We had managed to send her a heater and heating blankets, but they were not enough in a drafty Box with no sort of central heating.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ZoomanSP » Thu Jul 06, 2017 1:31 pm UTC

STANDUNGONTHETOWER...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby GnomeAnne » Thu Jul 06, 2017 3:28 pm UTC

lmjb1964 wrote: Addams is doing ok, although still weak, and she has a phone again and is moving to a new home that has actually heat.
That's great. I was starting to worry.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby lmjb1964 » Thu Jul 06, 2017 5:01 pm UTC

So was I!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Thu Jul 06, 2017 6:36 pm UTC

And don't forget one in the command module. :)

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:18 pm UTC

Thanks for the update, Image!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby lmjb1964 » Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:18 pm UTC

taixzo wrote:In terms of the present: I thought I saw lmjb today, but when I asked it was not her. So, lmjb, you've got a double somewhere.

Did you walk up to this person and say, "Hey, are you lmjb1964?" Or did you say, "The rIver is small?" And what did they say in return? :)

And maybe it was me, but I was on a RAZOR assignment and couldn't reveal my identity. Image

BlitzGirl wrote:BeholdUNG the first survey tower:

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Most likely constructed from the limbs of an ancient and giant race of stickpeople.

I find that really disturbing, somehow...

ucim wrote:And don't forget one in the command module. :)

Jose

*tries to figure out what this is referring to, and fails.*

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Re: tryUng again

Postby GnomeAnne » Fri Jul 07, 2017 12:02 am UTC

Try once again
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You try again.

Much better. If you didn't slow down at the end for no reason it would be perfect.

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Re: 190: I hope I have my Timstory right.

Postby AluisioASG » Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:01 am UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:08 am UTC

lmjb1964 wrote:*tries to figure out what this is referring to, and fails.*
It's from Apollo 11; Armstrong and Aldrin had just landed after using up almost all of the fuel skirting a boulder field... it went something like:
Ground Control: "You've got a bunch of people down here about to turn blue. We're breathing again."
[...]
Ground Control: "...there's lots of smiling faces in this room, and all over the world."
Tranquility Base: "There are two of them up here."
Collins (in the command module, orbiting the moon): "Don't forget one up here in the Command Module".


While I'm hardly the "command module" of the thread, it was hard to resist the twoness of the prior posters. I'm also elated about addams's improvement, and look forward to seeing her back in the OTT. Meanwhile, faithfully following the First Commandment...

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Fri Jul 07, 2017 7:16 am UTC

lmjb1964 wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:BeholdUNG the first survey tower:
Spoiler:
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Most likely constructed from the limbs of an ancient and giant race of stickpeople.

I find that really disturbing, somehow...

Yes! :D
The ratio of towerbeams to Cuegan seems about the ratio of the babies in the beany TAT story to the adults:

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1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np2621

Postby mscha » Fri Jul 07, 2017 8:10 am UTC

SUMMERLUNG...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ZoomanSP » Fri Jul 07, 2017 5:04 pm UTC

Wait on.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Fri Jul 07, 2017 6:16 pm UTC

This morbidity about stickpeople and their limbs has me wondering what would have happened to Cuegan if they never found the Beanish outpost. Megan's wound doesn't seem too serious or she wouldn't be able to walk and run on it so soon, but the application of panther salve might have been significant. If the duo had instead tried to turn around at that point, would they have made it back to the Forty at a walking pace before the onset of the flood?

Edit, 15 nopix later:
I wanted to UNG this before coma! Beanish UNGcounter is imminent!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby lmjb1964 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 5:49 pm UTC

Hm, I know domestic meowlpies have a lot of bacteria in their mouths, and I imagine that raptorcats would as well. And it was apparently pretty deep, based on the amount of blood. The Panther Salve may have had antibiotic properties, and without it Megan would have succumbed to infection and died. Thus would have ended Time.

Of course, if they did make it back to the Forty safely, they wouldn't have known about the flood, and they all would have perished in the rising tide. Thus would have ended Time.

I think The Rising Tide was a VHF album from their early prog rock days.

ETA: Jose, I hadn't heard that story before, so I guess I'm one of today's lucky 10,000. :)

Edit2: I decided I should go back and blitz bsta, so now I'm caught up. I'm afraid I'm not good puzzler. I know there are clues, but I get too distracted by the story and the drawings and how funny it is. Anyway, this:

Try once again
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http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/a/5.
No, that's enough pianoing for today.
You are going to the city in a few minutes.
So you can't afford wasting any more of your time.

Do something more reasonable.


As it turns out, I also have to go to the city today, and while bsta isn't a waste of time, I suppose going to do my errands is more reasonable.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Sat Jul 08, 2017 6:30 pm UTC

lmjb1964 wrote:As it turns out, I also have to go to the city today, and while bsta isn't a waste of time, I suppose going to do my errands is more reasonable.
Uh.... what's reasonable is that, while in the city, you stop by a chocolate shop and partake. 'nuff said. :)

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Sat Jul 08, 2017 6:42 pm UTC

Quite reasonable! Even the OTTerCon chronicles included a chocolate shop visit. :)

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ZoomanSP » Sun Jul 09, 2017 3:16 pm UTC

GESTURUNG...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:36 pm UTC

This might just be because I packed up my sea of books yesterdip, but I'm getting a very strong vibe of John Christopher's Tripods books from these newpix with the Beanies. I think I mentioned the series in passing upthread somewhen; they're a short YA trilogy (plus a sequel-prequel) written in the 1960sH. The majority of humanity is enslaved by aliens through the use of mind-control "caps". The Capped population generally appears to be nice and helpful to the protagonists, who have yet to undergo the procedure...

Anyway, I've been playing crossover scenarios in my head for the past couple of nopix. Image The books are fairly entertaining, though symptomatic of archaic attitudes - I think there are basically zero good female characters in the original trilogy, to name an example. The protagonist is quite well-written for YA (before "YA" was a classification). Don't read the otherwiki article on them, it's spoilery. The Amazon page for the first book, The White Mountains, is probably a better intro because it contains a long excerpt of the beginning.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:05 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:The majority of humanity is enslaved by aliens through the use of mind-control "caps".
Hmmmm. What color were they? I'm also getting a premonition.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ZoomanSP » Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:04 pm UTC

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1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np2703

Postby mscha » Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:10 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:42 pm UTC

ucim wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:The majority of humanity is enslaved by aliens through the use of mind-control "caps".

Hmmmm. What color were they? I'm also getting a premonition.
I don't believe they looked like Really Cool Hats, but that might just have been an alternate style choice. Image
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Postby GnomeAnne » Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:01 pm UTC

It's a good thing BlitzGirl isn't part of the OTD&D game, there were enough puns over the wipend that virtual punsawing from across the internet wouldn't have been enough, she would have had to travel to each of our homes to punsaw us in person. Molpish as that would be, it would put a big dent in her packing and moving schedule, and we wouldn't want that.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby balthasar_s » Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:35 pm UTC

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Do you know that it had to wait for it before it appeared in bsta?
I don't remember when exactly it was recorded but it was somewhere between 2010 and 2013.

Saturday, there was raining heavily.
I went for a walk in the rain.
without shoes, just the feet.
I liked it,
going through all the streams of water flowing through the streets. and grass.
there was nobody else outside.

Some guy in the train asked me if I would want to sell my bike.
I didn't want.
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