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Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 1:45 am UTC
by ZoomanSP
Current OtherComic.

I kept adding those links for the convenience of blitzers and ketchuppers, as well as out of a certain sense of tradition. Let me know if you feel like we don't need them.

ETA:
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Decree: See above, or continue to speculate about the ONGs.

Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 2:05 am UTC
by ggh
SBN wrote:Am I the only one that thinks it looks like she is streaking?

Nope. :)

Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 2:16 am UTC
by AluisioASG
Lazy version:
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For decree: +1 for linking. I certainly do need them.

Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 3:13 am UTC
by ucim
AluisioASG wrote:Image


Heresy!

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:) Jose

Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 4:23 am UTC
by adnapemit
I can imagine those two OTTifications on a continuous loop. A constant unplugging and plugging in of the Time generator.

Time After Time: t-1_0192

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 4:30 am UTC
by mscha
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Time After Time: t-1_0193

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 8:30 am UTC
by mscha
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 10:03 am UTC
by Neil_Boekend
adnapemit wrote:I can imagine those two OTTifications on a continuous loop. A constant unplugging and plugging in of the Time generator.

With a loop time of one NP.

BTTBAA: 888

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 10:24 am UTC
by balthasar_s
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xkcd-time.kieryn.com is not there anymore!
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Re: BTTBAA: 888

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 10:49 am UTC
by AluisioASG
balthasar_s wrote:AAAAAA
xkcd-time.kieryn.com is not there anymore!
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Wayback Machine wrote:Page cannot be crawled or displayed due to robots.txt.
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

Time After Time: t-1_0194

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 12:30 pm UTC
by mscha
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 1:24 pm UTC
by ucim
balthasar_s wrote:AAAAAA
xkcd-time.kieryn.com is not there anymore!
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http://kieryn.com/ is still up, but it's been inactive for something like a yip or two.

Time for a summoning circle, no?

Jose

BTTBAA(23)=892

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 2:54 pm UTC
by balthasar_s
THWAP!
It's blitzposting time again!

Blitzreport 23, 847÷892
TLTW is finished.
I didn't really understand the archduchess.
I think I'll have to read it whole at once.

The past OTT is becoming more familiar.

Blitzreport 23, 847÷892
That's a lot better than waking up 6 hours earlier. It happened to me once, and the headache that came from the results of meeting myself lasted for days.
Hey, Hey, We're the Molpies

Adding an ottification (DD poem) to the DB failed because I typed "jovialbird" instead of jovialbard.
And now for something completely different. A short story!

The Last Time Waiter, chapter 6: It Lives!, part 2
the last part of TLTW's Chapter 6. It's very short, but really important.

Timeodies?

The Last Time Waiter, Chapter 7: Record, Understand, Consider, Part 1
!
Here's a temporary bootlegged hat for ya, just 'cause I'm a fan, see?
The Last Time Waiter, Chapter 7: Record, Understand, Consider, next part.

The wipend is nigh!
It's quite lonely here...I think I'm going crazy! I just hallucinated Blitzgirl doing a tango with msha...ooogh, let's get that image out of my head.
You know we're crazy when we get excited over somebody saying "yup" instead of "yeah".

MAYBE IT'S TIME TO TURN AROUND.

The Last Time Waiter, Chapter 7: Record, Understand, Consider, final part

Cuegan, you're homes are probably underwater by now, there's no point in going back, you gotta keep pushing ahead.
I think the time has come to talk about plot elements

The Last Time Waiter, chapter 8: Come and See, part 1.

Time After Time

Disney buys XKCD
The Last Time Waiter, chapter 8: Come and See, part 2

Cuegan can't decide?
"Ooh, beesnake!" Maybe they'll forget wat they were talking about and just start following it.
The Last Time Waiter,chapter 8: Come and See, part 3.

mornternix

THESE BUGS HAVE SUCH BEAUTIFUL WINGS.


...THOUSAND LIFETIMES...!!

Ooh! Can we play an OTT version of In My Pants?

MORE WORLD. MAYBE DIFFERENT.
Enhance!
Pope +3

Some things in the outside world are almost as important as the OTT, ya know.
The beesnakes have built a megball trap in the bushes, and Cueball is just about to step on it.

The Dark Lord chapter 3

I think we can safely say they've reached the mountains.

The Last Time Waiter,Chapter 9: Time to Make History
Paranoid Newpixbot
TLTW on AO3 is 404 :(

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When Are We Finally Going Home?
AotC Act 1, scene 11 (continued)
cueganimation

impossible colors

Is there a limit on the number of trichiniasis newpages this topic can hold, because if there is we will probably reach it eventually. I think eventually we unweariedness might encounter the P2K problem.

Also, xall, I want to call dibs on a future event, as likely or unlikely event as it is: whenever you see a cat appearing at the OTC, it's me!

Lots of poetry for the flutterbee!
300 posts pizza
gifagain
"Time passed and RAZOR existed." My work of fiction may be short, but it does reference RAZOR, so I expect bonus points post-haste!

"inspiration"

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silly prediction
Dear Sis
movie of Time so far 30 fps

What would it look like if newpix appeared a pixel at a time instead of by an hourly ONG? 218,435 pixels per newpix; about 61 pixels per second. Scanning top-to-bottom, left-to-right (like Viking), then a new column of pixels would take about 6½ seconds to appear; just to scan across Cueball in the current frame would take a minute and a half; the tree behind Megan would take about 7½ minutes.

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Or we could just call it recycling or maybe go sideways and just call it an OTTification. Timification might also work.

WEIRD
flutterbee flew so far from the ground

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870: LOTS OF ALLCAPS TEXT IS DIFFICULT TO READ!
My Favorite Things
I told you. Why did you click this?
The Lone Sandcastle

Oh!
Neat!
Pffffthhh!
Yeah.
Look at me, I'm Megan!


Newpix-O-Meter Desktop Edition (403)
Lucky?
fence!
Megan will eat weird berries from a strange tree, yet does not consider to see if something tasty may have been left behind in a picnic basket?

A building!


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The OTT is not a loop! It is like pi - sequences may repeat, but the whole thing never does.
New delurkers!
blitzcouragement from karhell, np2051!
The Music that We Write

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np 880: OTC more important than OTT.

Blitzgirl: Don't let me near scissors (or axes, or chainsaws, etc. etc.)
bluecrab hat
hotdogs. or MAYBE EVEN ...

When LaPetite is revealed to be a zombie, Cueball will say 'ugh' and Megan will say "Neat!"
np882: kenmelken relocates zombies
Climb Ev'ry Mountain

profesoinal enhasement
The promised story
There was a zombie in my fridge,

wizard pretzel avatar

1000000 views
I'm Waiting in my pants
I am not waiting for It. I am having way to much fun to even want It to arrive. When It arrives this might end.
Super MariONG

Putting on the Blitz
nice try
"Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place."

Megan knows words.

I THINK WHOEVER LIVED HERE LIKED BUILDING CASTLES, TOO.
marchlight predicts Lucky.
1000 posts BlitzGirl

- LOOK OUT!
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You're a kitty!

Anyone else feel like a sports commentator watching a horrific accident?
Maybe Megan will repay Cueball's heroics by beating the mountain lion with the shovel and saving his life.

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The Last Time Waiter: Swampman's Dilemma

THWAP!

mustard on the right side.

Thwap! End of blitzreport 23.

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BRACE YOURSELVES, ONGST IS COMING

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 3:40 pm UTC
by mrob27
@ZoomanSP, I also appreciate the reminders that there is a new xkcd comic, though I suppose if I weren't being notified by the OTT, I could find a substitute. There are several free services and add-ons for certain web browsers, that will generate an email or on-screen notification when the content of a URL changes.

I tweeted:
 Robert Munafo @mrob_27   11:11 AM - 15 Oct 2015
 @snidesmin We miss you! Can you restore xkcd-time.kieryn.com and also fix robots.txt so the Wayback Machine can archive it for you? Thx!

And then I sent similar messages via YouTube and Google+. I'll have to hope Kieryn notices at least one of these.

Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 4:05 pm UTC
by ggh
Is Hammock Girl pouring the black pixels out of her beanie?


Blitzreports... ah, good times....

Time After Time: t-1_0195

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 4:30 pm UTC
by mscha
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 6:14 pm UTC
by lmjb1964
Apparently Beanie Girl was streaking, since she didn't have her beanie on. She got to the stairs and was like, 'OMR! I'm naked!"

Please keep posting the OtherComic links. I would probably miss the comics otherwise. Plus it encourages OTTercomics.

And I'm so happy to have blitzreports to read! I think I need to go back and read those pages. I may have missed them the first time through, and I see lots of RAZOR stuff!

I miss kenmelken. :(

Time Randomly Revisited - np1129

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 7:00 pm UTC
by mscha
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OTT Time Travel

AUTOMOME wrote:TIMEFRAMES? WE DON'T NEED NO THWAPPIN' TIMEFRAMES.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 7:13 pm UTC
by lmjb1964
Ah, that's the lovely picture I did a puzzle of. I never finished it, even though it says I spent over 30 hours on it. :roll:

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 10:41 pm UTC
by balthasar_s

Epilogue Sequence Predictions 2016-2017

Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 12:11 am UTC
by hujackus
:D I have made some predictions for the Epilogue Sequence. :D Much of the work has already been done by mscha, ggh, slinches, mrob27 and others; and the most up-to-date theories can be found on xkcd.mscha.org/epilogue.html, but I took a crack at predicting the next two years of the sequence.

I'm terrible at explaining this so I'm just going to show two pictures and see if anyone in-the-know can understand.

Image 1: The general pattern. epilogue_patterns.png
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Predicted 2016 Sequences
CBED CCAE AE DCAE CDBA BA EDBA
BCDE CDEA EA CDEA DEAB AB DEAB  Where the leading B is replaced with a D on the 11th-19th
EDCB AEDC DB AEDC BAED CC BAED
DEBC EACD BC EACD ABDE CD ABDE  Where the leading D is replaced with a C on the 30th

Predicted 2017 Sequences
DCAE CDBA BA CBED CCAE AE AECB
CDEA DEAB AB DCDE CDEA EA EABC   Where the leading C is replaced with a D on the 11th-19th
AEDC BAED CC EDCB AEDC DB CBAE
EACD ABDE CD CEBC EACD BC BCEA   Where the leading E is replaced with a C on the 30th


Now let's wait 11 wips or so to see if I'm right or have a lot of typos. :roll:

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Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 12:30 am UTC
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 12:35 am UTC
by moody7277
That is an impressive facility the Beanies have there.

Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 12:42 am UTC
by lmjb1964
Hi, hujackus! Nice to see you back, and with some excellent epilogue theorizing! The whole epilogue-sequence things has been a mystery to me, so hopefully someone more useful will comment. I'll just say, Ooh, pretty colors!

Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 1:13 am UTC
by AluisioASG
balthasar_s wrote:TLTW is finished.
I didn't really understand the archduchess.
I can't find this picture anywhere else in the Internet so:
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The story you imagined / The story you wrote:
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Maybe it's on 9GAG?


balthasar_s wrote:I think I'll have to read it whole at once.
Do yourself a favor: don't.
Even I don't have the courage for that.

balthasar_s wrote:Dear Sis
I like this. Also the URL.
Where's CameronCat?

balthasar_s wrote:http://xkcd-time.wikia.com/
Who's admin there? Can we export the data?
On GitHub, fully cloneable.
Running requires a Firebase account or a custom database REST API, though it's modular and can be easily adapted.
Also on GitHub.
Idem.

Perhaps we should have an aggregator of interesting repositories?

DEFEKT / CZULE IST INFORMIERT

Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 2:52 am UTC
by mrob27
balthasar_s wrote:What else?

I would add most of these:

Already gone:


Wow, @hujackus, that's quite steakish!

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Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 4:30 am UTC
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 7:16 am UTC
by karhell
The wheelarm is heading leftwards in the background... Hadn't noticed that. Where's it going ?

Time After Time: t-1_0199

Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 8:30 am UTC
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Re: Time After Time: t-1_0199

Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 9:20 am UTC
by ZoomanSP
newpixbot wrote:ENVYONGLY...
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Beanie elevator4! Does that mean the beanies are on the dam after all? And if so, how could the tree7,4 grow so big on it?

karhell wrote:The wheelarm is heading leftwards in the background... Hadn't noticed that. Where's it going ?

Good catch, and: no idea. Did it turn around the corner just now?

THANK YOU MROB27, BUT OUR UNG IS IN ANOTHER FLUTTERBEE

Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 11:42 am UTC
by NoMouse
So now that we have both edges of the building/tower/castle/dam, it's ideal Time for stitching:

t-1_0001_0199_stitch.png
Seaish!

It is exactly 2000 px wide, and we are almost exactly 200 frames from the beginning. Will the scene change at t-1_0201?

ETA: RNM! My 600th post!
ETA2: I don't understand what the wheelarm is doing.

Re: Time After Time: t-1_0199

Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 11:44 am UTC
by karhell
ZoomanSP wrote:
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Beanie elevator4! Does that mean the beanies are on the dam after all? And if so, how could the tree7,4 grow so big on it?
It could also be a really big flower pot.
More seriously, from the look of it, the top is hollow, which could have filled with debris over the millennia. Maybe the top of the dam caved in ?

ZoomanSP wrote:
karhell wrote:The wheelarm is heading leftwards in the background... Hadn't noticed that. Where's it going ?

Good catch, and: no idea. Did it turn around the corner just now?

Looks like it did. Nothing else in the scene appears to have moved since 192. My bet would be that either the camera starts moving again, or the wheelstick is coming back with a pipe extension.

PreviewEdit : Steakish stitching, NoMouse !

Time After Time: t-1_0200

Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 12:30 pm UTC
by mscha
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 1:01 pm UTC
by ucim
Yes, great stitch NoMouse!

One thing that strikes me is the disparate technology of the Beanies and the color tank scene. I'm not sure they are happening at the same time and place. Even allowing for stick figure abstraction, Beanie tech seems post-apocalyptic, whereas the tank scene is pre-.

Dunno what to do about our link rot. I wonder if our basement has a secret exit. :(

And yes, OtherComic links are appreciated here too.

Jose

Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 3:30 pm UTC
by mikrit
I wonder if the tank scene is apocalypse-causing. Well, I am not the first. But it must take at least some centuries for the Mediterranean (Ha! I finally learned to spell it!) to dry out, so it seems the tank story will be very, very, very long? Or maybe it ends with a quite unexpected apocalypse. Red aquatic spiders? Ballooning sharks?

Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 3:39 pm UTC
by HES
mikrit wrote:Or maybe it ends with a quite unexpected apocalypse. Red aquatic spiders? Ballooning sharks?

Selfie-sticks? Deaths-by-selfie have surpassed deaths-by-shark, after all.

Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 4:24 pm UTC
by Febrion
FYI, STA DOA, PAYOR, HTBD, HANDTLA
It's hard typing on my MTA, so I'm going to keep this briefha. While the basement is still quite cozy, I've been keeping an eyeI on the ground floor, most notably the new ONGs. While I don't have much insight into the new story that hasn't already been posted2 repeatedly, I'm still watching, and still
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Taking an extended break22 to the sub-basement for a bit, but I'll still be checking in at least once every couple of days for the next week or two. Hopefully there will be many more interesting developments for the proto-beanies, as well as in the world of the hungry tank, condiment spider8, and wheeled arm.
Nothing to see here, no need to be so chirping clever anymore
Oh, and since this is a decimal RNP,

PENIS10


p.p.s. 11I miss StratPlayer25
p.p.p.s. Everyone seems to assume that the lower surface is water1190, but the surface doesn't change when the camera view is held constant. It certainly looks like water, but the lack of even the slightest ripple or change in the reflection, I'm starting to suspectbutler that maybe it's something else. Perhaps the tank is aware of this too, and is attempting to take a sample to figure out what that really is.


Four is the new 5FLA4 just doesn't have the same ring, or the same self-referential meta-humor
54==5 (honestly, its really close enough, why do people have to be so analjd about it?
jm-1I don't get it either, but it's an analogy, so stop over-analyzinglol it
STOP ITThat's not even the root word, quit being childish!17
16Some say puns are the lowest for of humorVitsaggen!, but I disagree. Given that the punsaw itself is a pun, I feel ultimately safe from the dangers of rampant punning.Good luck
JA!That's really fun to say, and mildly fun to type
We're all counting on youThis statement is false.
ha!I can try, anyway, and they say that it's the thought that counts! Of course, they also say that the road to hell is paved with good intentions0, so I think they is kinda weird and probably not really a good authority.
nullOdd choice of building material
AyeNot literally - that would be kinda weird and gross. Of course that doesn't mean it's a bad thing, just not something I'm willing to do
"Too" has two "o"sAnd sometimes already confirmed[or disproved] in the story
ouchNot that kind of break, just going to be really busy for a while
Rotation of the infiniteAre we still accepting applications for OTTer band names?
2.54I think I did that wrong44
24Is there really a wrong way todangle
participleThat's not a pencil
a different 11U is not you. R is not are. Good is not bad, happy is not sad, beautiful is not ugly, left is not right, straight is not backkwards
31It's all RELATED. But none of us were ever as good at finding the exact mapping between alpha and didgeridoo
timeOr possibly some other liquid
whodunitOr maybe it's just the result of an imperfect rendering of the real scene.


***EDIT***
Lots of minor typos

Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 4:49 pm UTC
by taixzo
WALKONG

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ENHANCE!

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Wonder why newpixbot didn't post this one.

Re: 1190: "Time"

Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 6:36 pm UTC
by balthasar_s
AluisioASG wrote:
Spoiler:
The story you imagined / The story you wrote:
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Maybe it's on 9GAG?
:D

AluisioASG wrote:I like this. Also the URL.
why the URL looks like this:

I'm blitzing on the mirror (because some images may be lost from the past).
On the mirror the URL is like this:
http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/ott/view?np=867&p=3384271#p3384271
The mirror accepts np, start, and p parameters.
p is ignored if there is np or start.
start is ignored if there is np.
So the p is redundant, but the mirror generates links with np and p anyway.

Before posting the blitzreport I change 1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/ott/view to forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php in all post links
and the result is:
http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?np=867&p=3384271#p3384271

the fora don't uderstand np and it's ignored.