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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby charlie_grumbles » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:19 pm UTC

Arky wrote:
charlie_grumbles wrote:I'm several pages back, but did no one mention that starting at m3025 the trebuchet starts to float by? From left to right, starting just to the right of the leftmost yurt.


Brilliant spot, GLR charlie!

No no. GLR is younger than both my children. By a lot. Has been previously covered.

A note to posters in the last 10 pages. A lot of creativity has been given, but not much commented on. Sorry about that, but it's just been that things have been flying with no time to catch a breath.

A note to prophets. Several prophecies in the last few pages have been proven correct (and mine wrong), but not much commented on for the same reasons. Congratulations. The boat of laPetit is the big one, of course.

And an explanation that it might be amphibious. I'd not have thought of that one.

And the explanation that they wouldn't necessarily need to commit to it, but could drag it along. Good idea, but if you've ever tried to line a canoe down through a rapids, not necessarily so easy. The terrain doesn't often make that easy (or even possible)

ETA. A popish decree. If you are a commentator on technical things (the flood, geology, maths...) it would be helpful to me to know whether you have deep training in those fields or are just faking it. I've tried to so that, not being a geologist or hydrologist. But if you are a specialist in one of these fields it would help damp down wild and incorrect speculation (including mine) if you'd let us know. Thanks.

ETA2. over 200 people here. We be rockin'. Expect a bit of chaos in the OTT.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:25 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:It's been posted in some forms before, but it's appropriate now....
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Tatiana » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:28 pm UTC

To counter those who have opined that we are near the end of Time, I want to say that this could quite easily just be the first episode. This could totally be the hobbits struggling to reach Rivendell before the real quest even begins. I think this episode, assuming the cuegans survive, could be an early part of the saga that helps to establish Megan and Cueball as leaders of their group, with La Petite as an obvious candidate for eventual succession. Even if everyone makes it to safety, there's still the problem of finding somewhere new to live, and some new way to make a living. They'll be competing for land with all the other basin refugees, perhaps with the help of the beanies, but perhaps the help they'll be able to give will be minimal. After all, the beanies have everyone they've warned to try to get settled, retrain, and take care of. None of the Forty are likely to be any better educated than Cuegan are. This whole story could be just getting warmed up. (I can hope, anyway.)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby charlie_grumbles » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:28 pm UTC

I note that there is not yet an otherComic. We are causing trouble for Master Randall, perhaps.

To reply to Tatiana, I agree in principle, but would put it nearer the end of the first book. Frodo and Sam have gone east. Aragorn and the the rest west. But a plan is in place. Now to see how it plays out. For comparison, Gandalf (Rosetta) is not currently in the picture, but will at a critical juncture reappear. The party is currently split. All related, as usual.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SPACKlick » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:29 pm UTC

Apologies for my search-fu failing me but a while back someone posted a link to a table of the various newpic numberings side by side for comparison to see where things got out of line etc.

Does anyone happen to remember it or can anyone find it because I can't seem to make the search give me the right post... :oops:


ignore me entirely, there's one at MSCHA that i entirely missed because I'm blind.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby higgs-boson » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:29 pm UTC

Luckily LaPetite is no professional.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Dracomax » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:35 pm UTC

Tatiana wrote:To counter those who have opined that we are near the end of Time, I want to say that this could quite easily just be the first episode. This could totally be the hobbits struggling to reach Rivendell before the real quest even begins. I think this episode, assuming the cuegans survive, could be an early part of the saga that helps to establish Megan and Cueball as leaders of their group, with La Petite as an obvious candidate for eventual succession. Even if everyone makes it to safety, there's still the problem of finding somewhere new to live, and some new way to make a living. They'll be competing for land with all the other basin refugees, perhaps with the help of the beanies, but perhaps the help they'll be able to give will be minimal. After all, the beanies have everyone they've warned to try to get settled, retrain, and take care of. None of the Forty are likely to be any better educated than Cuegan are. This whole story could be just getting warmed up. (I can hope, anyway.)

I doubt it, though. all of the bits set up in the beginning have come back already. There aren't any guns left unfired on the mantle.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:37 pm UTC

Agreed - as a storyteller myself, I finally feel certain that Time can end after the fallout from the Flood is shown. Will it? I guess we'll have to Wait for it...

charlie_grumbles wrote:I note that there is not yet an otherComic. We are causing trouble for Master Randall, perhaps.

http://xkcd.com/1242/ - the one mscha spoofed - is todip's OtherComic.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby speising » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:37 pm UTC

um, so, they know boats, medieval castles and siege weapons, but they live in a small tribe in tents in a salt flat and claim not to know anything at all.
still, there's the mysterious steam bottle.
doesn't really add up without some additional revelations, does it?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SPACKlick » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:39 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:
charlie_grumbles wrote:I note that there is not yet an otherComic. We are causing trouble for Master Randall, perhaps.

http://xkcd.com/1242/ - the one mscha spoofed - is todip's OtherComic.

Odd, go to most recent button leads to 1241, loading XKCD.com goes to 1241, 1242 only exists if you look for it. and I thought I'd seen it before so I didn't assume it was the new one.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby yappobiscuits » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:40 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:http://xkcd.com/1242/ - the one mscha spoofed - is todip's OtherComic.

Oh, so it is. Weird, I could've sworn I'd seen that OtherComic before.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby charlie_grumbles » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:41 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:Agreed - as a storyteller myself, I finally feel certain that Time can end after the fallout from the Flood is shown. Will it? I guess we'll have to Wait for it...

charlie_grumbles wrote:I note that there is not yet an otherComic. We are causing trouble for Master Randall, perhaps.

http://xkcd.com/1242/ - the one mscha spoofed - is todip's OtherComic.

Thanks. I was still getting 1241 until just now. Doesn't usually load from cache, but that was probably it. Too bad mscha's was a spoof. I'd call that a miss on GLR's part. SPACKlick seems to have the same problem (see above).
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby pkcommando » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:42 pm UTC

Just popping up after a skimming-ketchupeded from 1204. Spoilered ahead to see last 2 newpix and used Aubronwood's site to jump ahead of the discussion, so I loved seeing the predictions that ended up being right, especially LaPetite.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby NetWeasel » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:44 pm UTC

charlie_grumbles wrote:
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Anna-X wrote:I'm seeing this now!?
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Again, I'm still way back. My pixbot caught this one also at the same time (8 minutes before an ong). Probably mustard. The hash is not new.

This implies that, at this point, GLR is building these frames on the fly as he's going. It looks like he needed the structure to put LaPetit's boat together and then he accidently put the original frame in the wrong place.

Well, not necessarily on the fly. It could have happened at any time.

The implication is that he needed that particular image for something at the time it showed up, or just before it did. The only thing he would have needed that image for is the boat, which just showed up. How much time difference was there between this image showing up and the smooshed castle appearing behind the yurts? That doesn't seem like that big of a buffer to me.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:45 pm UTC

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I'm now firmly in the “Randall thought of it all in advance” camp. (Certainly by the first time he teased us with LaPetite, He must have known that this moment was coming.)

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Ninja'd by just about everybody, but indeed, frame 3024 was demustarded. I ran my mustard script, and now the above link shows the differences. (An adult and child removed, another child moved backwards.) No other recent frames (since the he->she thing) have been changed.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:47 pm UTC

NetWeasel wrote:HOW LONG has he been working on this???

Since before Time began. How far before is unknown, since we have not the newpix to measure it by.

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BlitzGirl wrote:http://xkcd.com/1242/ - the one mscha spoofed - is todip's OtherComic.

Oh, so it is. Weird, I could've sworn I'd seen that OtherComic before.

It vaguely resembles http://xkcd.com/388/ - that was the first thing I thought of upon seeing it.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Neil_Boekend » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:52 pm UTC

Ketchup post

charlie_grumbles wrote:it isn't a real situation, so maybe we should just let it go, having different opinions on the subject.

Wiser words were never spoken.

hunjoh wrote:Steven N. Ward, a research geophysicist at UC Santa Cruz, has recently posted a video of his simulation of the refilling of the Mediterranean basin. http://www.openhazards.com/blogs/steve/dry-sea

At 2:23 in his video he states that "...it was like filling an Olympic-size swimming pool with a garden hose." His video of the simulation does not appear show the inertial effects you describe. It appears that the volume of the Mediterranean basin is just too large in proportion to the size of the Straight of Gibraltar for those effects to occur. (Given that one of his academic specialties appears to be modelling tsunamis, I doubt that he neglected the inertial effects.)

Yaay, simulations! [speculation, for I do not know] Maybe the distance is just to big for the effects to be that big. Perhaps the turbulence drops with the third, fourth or fifth power of the distance. Or maybe the flow is more laminar than we thought. I can envision a flow that massive to have quite a low Reynolds number in the middle.[/speculation]

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:53 pm UTC

Oh, forgot to mention:
They won't need oars or anything. As long as they're not too close to the sea, the flood should push them upriver. Their river² is probably one of the arms of the extended Rhône, so they'll float right through one of the Rhône canyons (see this excellent map that someone posted a while ago) towards Marseille. As long as all 40 of them safely fit on the raft (and they can find the rest of 'em first), they should be safe.

(And thus ends time, I'm afraid...)

ETA: but hopefully I'm wrong and Tatiana is right, and it's only the end of part 1 of the saga.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby CasCat » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:56 pm UTC

speising wrote:um, so, they know boats, medieval castles and siege weapons, but they live in a small tribe in tents in a salt flat and claim not to know anything at all.
still, there's the mysterious steam bottle.
doesn't really add up without some additional revelations, does it?


I'm pretty well convinced that the steam bottle (ugh) is a small, portable still. Useful for converting salt water (or urine) into potable water. But, yes, "ugh".

And stills are fairly simple technology.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:01 pm UTC

That's the fastest roping job I've ever seen with my ONG two eyes:

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Hey, Cuegan is awfully cozy this newpix... Image
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby CasCat » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:02 pm UTC

What about turbulence when the (downrushing) river water meets the (uprushing) ocean water? Wouldn't that imperil the raft?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby charlie_grumbles » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:02 pm UTC

mscha wrote:Oh, forgot to mention:
They won't need oars or anything. As long as they're not too close to the sea, the flood should push them upriver. Their river² is probably one of the arms of the extended Rhône, so they'll float right through one of the Rhone canyons (see this excellent map that someone posted a while ago) towards Marseille. As long as all 40 of them safely fit on the raft (and they can find the rest of 'em first), they should be safe.

(And thus ends time, I'm afraid...)

ETA: but hopefully I'm wrong and Tatiana is right, and it's only the end of part 1 of the saga.


I'm not so sanguine. I'd expect the flows to be chaotic. Shore effects, and all that. Even if the rise itself isn't chaotic. As the water level rises they would also be carried above what was land with all of its highs and lows. They could easily be trapped on the sea without a way to reach land. If the rise remains gentle, this may not be a problem. I still think a boat is not the solution.

I was wrong, however, about their knowledge of boats. I assume it is something like a pontoon boat rather than a vee-hulled craft. Propulsion is likely a problem.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby NetWeasel » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:06 pm UTC

mscha wrote:Oh, forgot to mention:
They won't need oars or anything. As long as they're not too close to the sea, the flood should push them upriver. Their river² is probably one of the arms of the extended Rhône, so they'll float right through one of the Rhone canyons (see this excellent map that someone posted a while ago) towards Marseille. As long as all 40 of them safely fit on the raft (and they can find the rest of 'em first), they should be safe.

Which leads to an Author's Dilemma -- which path to take?
Geographically, and logically, they should take the highest ground and walk the trail up to La Petit Rhone Canyon (coincidence of name? Probably). But literarily, they should travel up the original path and see all the stuff they (and we) have seen before being slowly flooded.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby jazz14456 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:08 pm UTC

cellocgw wrote:
Pfhorrest wrote:
The Twenty is an estimate, but all the others are exact. But since we've been using "The Forty" without qualms, and twenty is also a nice round number, I see no objection to calling the approximate half of their tribe currently in the hills "The Twenty".


But what if Cueganites use Octal? Or worse, what if, like the ancient Egyptians or Mesopotamians or someone, used Base 60? Makes a huge difference in the number of kinfolk to round up.

ETA - I'm going to coma now; if the blackout was the End of Time I'm gonna have a really lousy breakfast coming up :(
Also to say -- isn't 'wolpy' from "woof" , rather than "wolf-like pet" ?

Have they actually pointed out the number of people in their party right now (8), or 6 - Cuegan?
Not too worried, like we were saying a while ago, its likely that this is made to be a representation, not the actual thing, so that we can read it.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby higgs-boson » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:08 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:Hey, Cuegan is awfully cozy this newpix... Image


Image"Caaaaaan you feeeeel the loooove tonight..."


note quite redundant
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:09 pm UTC

speising wrote:um, so, they know boats, medieval castles and siege weapons, but they live in a small tribe in tents in a salt flat and claim not to know anything at all.
still, there's the mysterious steam bottle.
doesn't really add up without some additional revelations, does it?

Steam bottle is probably a version of this. Not really high tech.
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Something amusing here.

Postby Eternal Density » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:09 pm UTC

This turn of events is pretty awesome. Suddenly all the sandcastle building that seemed long forgotten has paid off!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby JGeezer » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:10 pm UTC

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The flood has been mustarded!


ETA: Withdrawn in embarrassment. I shall have revenge, mscha!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby jazz14456 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:12 pm UTC

ChronosDragon wrote:
Unless I'm mistaken, forty in base 60 is still forty

unless it's 4 groups of 60, in which case "oh no" is quite pertinent.


4 x 60 = 240
240 + 0 x 6 = 240 + 0 =240

so 4060=24010
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby NoMouse » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:13 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:
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mscha wrote:OMR, it's all related!
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EXTREMELY well done, had to check the original to be sure.
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For some reason I completely missed the added bullet and went straight to "Mustard." :roll: That probably counts as getting me, too...

Exactly the same here...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Tatiana » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:14 pm UTC

jeffallen55 wrote:I've been on Reddit too much. I keep trying to upvote comments here.


I've been on facebook too much. I'm trying to like them.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby TimS » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:16 pm UTC

Does anyone know what the deal is with the water being "too fresh to swim over"? I know that salt water makes you a little more buoyant than fresh water, but it'd take a pretty extreme amount of salt to make the difference between you being able to swim or not. And most wood floats in water, salty or fresh.

It makes me think the "salt" and "fresh" water they're referring to are very different than what we'd call "salt" and "fresh" water. Thoughts?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:17 pm UTC

Tatiana wrote:<snip> I'm trying to like them.

Give them enough Time, they'll grow on you...we'll Wait for it. :wink:

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The flood has been mustarded!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby odaiwai » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:20 pm UTC

jazz14456 wrote:
ChronosDragon wrote:
Unless I'm mistaken, forty in base 60 is still forty

unless it's 4 groups of 60, in which case "oh no" is quite pertinent.


4 x 60 = 240
240 + 0 x 6 = 240 + 0 =240

so 4060=24010


No, Megan explicitly said there was "four tens" or "five eights" of them when Rosetta didn't understand "Forty".

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby tavella » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:20 pm UTC

TimS wrote:Does anyone know what the deal is with the water being "too fresh to swim over"? I know that salt water makes you a little more buoyant than fresh water, but it'd take a pretty extreme amount of salt to make the difference between you being able to swim or not. And most wood floats in water, salty or fresh.


It's a hypersaline sea, like the Dead Sea. It really does make a difference -- you basically can't sink without effort.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Arky » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:20 pm UTC

TimS wrote:Does anyone know what the deal is with the water being "too fresh to swim over"? I know that salt water makes you a little more buoyant than fresh water, but it'd take a pretty extreme amount of salt to make the difference between you being able to swim or not. And most wood floats in water, salty or fresh.

It makes me think the "salt" and "fresh" water they're referring to are very different than what we'd call "salt" and "fresh" water. Thoughts?


Their sea (before this started) was the extremely salty remnant of the all-but-evaporated Mediterranean. It would have been as salty as the Dead Sea, or moreso, so humans would naturally float on the top. The incoming water from the Atlantic is relatively fresh by comparison- no automatic floating.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby CasCat » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:24 pm UTC

TimS wrote:Does anyone know what the deal is with the water being "too fresh to swim over"? I know that salt water makes you a little more buoyant than fresh water, but it'd take a pretty extreme amount of salt to make the difference between you being able to swim or not. And most wood floats in water, salty or fresh.

It makes me think the "salt" and "fresh" water they're referring to are very different than what we'd call "salt" and "fresh" water. Thoughts?


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby AnotherKevin » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:27 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:That's the fastest roping job I've ever seen with my ONG two eyes:
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Hey, Cuegan is awfully cozy this newpix... Image


That's Cueball's sister! Megan is off at stage right, handling the ropes and nursing a sudden fit of jealousy, because she didn't know Cue had a sister.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:28 pm UTC

Okay, time for a prediction.
8 more newpix to collect the rest of the 40 and supplies/belongings, 12 newpix of floating upstream through rivers and canyons until they arrive at Château d'If, 10 newpix of dealing with the Beanies and Rosetta, 6 frames of aftermath, and thus ends time, with Cuegan living long and happily ever after. Image
And thus ends time at np3070.

(The good news: I've got a lousy track record with predictions. I guess this is my attempt to ensure that time does not end.)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Fictioneer » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:31 pm UTC

I just molpied up after 12 hours [/heresy] without access to the OTC or OTT due to being in a workshop at a writing retreat and a power outage that immediately followed the workshop session. Had to coma without knowing how things were with Cuegan and the 40 and lo and behold, catching up through mscha's viewer (he's my hero) and about 12 new frames, the big fanfare moment arrived! Must have been awfully exciting live, I'll go ketchup a bit now...


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