1190: "Time"

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Time After Time: t-1_0724

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Time After Time: t-1_0725

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Time After Time: t-1_0726

Postby mscha » Wed Feb 24, 2016 8:30 am UTC

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Re: Let's Write a Book!

Postby Neil_Boekend » Wed Feb 24, 2016 9:58 am UTC

Sustainabilizer wrote:
karhell wrote:And in §4 :
Editor's Introduction wrote:An international and interdisciplinary group of scientists formed itself to analyse these details
Nothing wrong with this, but it's pretty funny, given how things actually happened. Sounds more deliberate than a bunch of bored forumers trying to understand what was going on.

I re-phrased this:
Editor's Introduction wrote:In the forum discussing the comic, professional and hobby scientists worked together to analyse these details, accidentally forming an international and interdisciplinary working group.

In any case I insist on that we are all scientists and artists.
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Yes, silent lurkers, you too, otherwise you woudln't be reading this. :)
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A: Trying to figure out what the hell is going on is the best definition of science I have seen so far. Most scientists just wish to figure out how everything works. Granted, we may not have followed the scientific method, but there were hypothesises abound and we did try to verify them.
2: I posit that lurkers are sciencingΦ better than the posters. They avoid unnecessary changes to the research subject, by avoiding posting themselves. Measure without changing, the science holy grail.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ZoomanSP » Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:25 am UTC

New OtherComic (with some proto-proto-Beanish?)
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Re: Let's Write a Book!

Postby DrSamCarter » Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:26 am UTC

Neil_Boekend wrote:2: I posit that lurkers are sciencingΦ better than the posters. They avoid unnecessary changes to the research subject, by avoiding posting themselves. Measure without changing, the science holy grail.


ΦDear spellcheck. That is SO a word.


The Heisenberg Lurking Principle.

<goes back to lurking .........>

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Time After Time: t-1_0727

Postby mscha » Wed Feb 24, 2016 12:30 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby usman4864 » Wed Feb 24, 2016 2:58 pm UTC

now I seem them both crouching together looking at the body of water

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Time After Time: t-1_0728

Postby mscha » Wed Feb 24, 2016 4:30 pm UTC

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Postby balthasar_s » Wed Feb 24, 2016 5:33 pm UTC

mrob27 wrote:00:45 Scene 2: an intersection.
{Balthasar rides into view from right, turns left to continue riding towards camera}

Not only I turn left but also lose balance on the slippery snow for a short time but use the left leg not to fall down.

mrob27 wrote:01:28 Scene 4a

The camera changes a little at 2:21.

mrob27 wrote:04:12 Scene 5: in the past: an empty meadow, some hills in the distance.

There are no hills. The land is completely flat there. (ggh found this place on map, you can verify) There is some forest in the backgroung.

mrob27 wrote:05:49 Scene 4c: Same shot as 4a/4b.
{Balthasar walks in from OOV right with the bike and leans it against the gate (bike facing to the left this time). Then picks it up and places it on the other side of the gate, then climbs over the gate himself.}

When the front wheel touches the gate (making some sound) the tire pump falls off.

mrob27 wrote:I changed the future!

AAA. translation mustard! It was supposed to be "I changed the past"... (It's much easier to make this mistake in Polish where past is przeszłość and future is przyszłość. I made a typo when writing down the text and then translated the typo. How do we call a translation typo (or typo translation), translapo?

mrob27 wrote:He climbs over te gate into the Past and runs away OOV left.
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Postby HES » Wed Feb 24, 2016 6:06 pm UTC

balthasar_s wrote:Not only I turn left but also lose balance on the slippery snow for a short time but use the left leg not to fall down.

I failed at this the other day. My MTA did not make it out alive.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby lmjb1964 » Wed Feb 24, 2016 7:33 pm UTC

:( Poor hamply MTA.

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Time After Time: t-1_0729

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby lmjb1964 » Wed Feb 24, 2016 9:09 pm UTC

Is she bending down to look at a molpy? Pick up a particularly seaish log?

I'm still bothered/perplexed by the structure at the base of the tree. There must be a reason for it being there. Will we, in the colorONGS, see something and say, "Hey! I bet that's what the tree was growing on top of!" I've looked and looked at that thing, but just can't parse what it might be. O Mystery Author, you are indeed testing our skills in Waiting for It!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SBN » Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:47 pm UTC

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Waiting to find out who the Mystery Author is, may be the best waiting we've done in awhile.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:21 pm UTC

I can't really see anything on the ENHANCEd images on my FTA, so I thought brightening might help. It didn't.
Animating did, though:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby lmjb1964 » Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:27 pm UTC

Thanks, mochaDYAC, that really helps. I love watching the squares fill in here and there. I wonder what the benefits of building that way are, sort of hodgepodge as opposed to putting down one layer at a time. Maybe shenanobots just aren't that orderly.

DYACThat's supposed to say mscha, obvs.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby slinches » Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:29 pm UTC

To that gif, I have this to say:

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Postby StormAngel » Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:31 pm UTC

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Attached please blame Eternal Density for the pun.

We had this idea practically as soon as the new comic was up, but I had important Outside work to do, and coma to have.
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Re: 1647: "Dire Critics"

Postby lmjb1964 » Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:44 pm UTC

StormAngel wrote:
ZoomanSP wrote:New OtherComic (with some proto-proto-Beanish?)

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Attached please blame Eternal Density for the pun.

We had this idea practically as soon as the new comic was up, but I had important Outside work to do, and coma to have.
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Sorry I didn't have Time to write it all in lower case - the original comic has no 'w's to copy-paste, so I just used the xkcd font for "own worst diacritic"

hahahahaha

and just noticed the subject too. You guys are funny.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Gingercat » Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:57 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:YOU'RE NOT THE POPE OF ME!


Tempting to use this on someone in the Outside...

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Time After Time: t-1_0730

Postby mscha » Thu Feb 25, 2016 12:30 am UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Gingercat » Thu Feb 25, 2016 12:35 am UTC

More brilliance from the mists of Time:

ucim wrote:The OTT has a spot
so that no-one's forgot
if their postings are few
when they once were a lot.
Oft they'll unbasement
and stay for a spot.
't'would be sad for us all
If the OTT had it not.
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But don't be misled
for the thread isn't dead.
If it were, there are places
we'd all go instead.
Three mirrors, a bookface -
and into Lu's head:
To mustard that's chirping
dot com we would spread.

What if by balthaphone
we had to chat?
The signal is seaish
but memory's flat.
The thread doesn't fit
in what's under our hat
and there's no place to spoiler
a duplicate cat.

Were there no punsaw:
"Vitssagenes Nein",
then wordplay'd corrupt OTTers
lacking a spine.
Bags would be worshiped
and put on a shrine.
They'd be redundant.
The kittens decline.

Lacking for chocolate
gives heresy reign,
and OTTies have served
as our kind of champagne.
Taking them out would be
less than humane
in a way that is seasihly
hard to explain.

The OTT is just perfect
the way it is now
because all of us in it
keep adding more "wow".
The Wisdom of BlitzGirl
gives hints as to how
this needle-pulled thing
is dependent on thou.

As grains of whatever
it is that we're made,
every one different
we all had conveyed
in the seaish progression
of pages displayed
that molpish locution
is not a charade.

The OTT is the spot
that we come to a lot,
'cause it's not in a knot
when our lives are distraught.
So give it a shot
even if you're a bot.
Just look for the needle-pulled
thing called the OTT.
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Postby mscha » Thu Feb 25, 2016 1:00 am UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Gingercat » Thu Feb 25, 2016 1:31 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:I'm sure there is. The OTT seems to have a particularly seaish basement.

For decree: You could ask Schrödinger's Gingercat if there's any extra room in xer box.


There is, as long as you don't look first to see if there is, because then there isn't, unless there is.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby slinches » Thu Feb 25, 2016 2:20 am UTC

I think gingercat just developed the basis for Time Lord technology!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby taixzo » Thu Feb 25, 2016 2:40 am UTC

slinches wrote:To that gif, I have this to say:

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Dam!! That's neat.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Gingercat » Thu Feb 25, 2016 3:57 am UTC

Greetings from NP2100...

I'm getting close.

The excitement is building.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ZoomanSP » Thu Feb 25, 2016 4:16 am UTC

lmjb1964 wrote:Thanks, mocha, that really helps.
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Steakish OTTherComic, StormAngel!
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Kieryn wrote:They have a culture involving hat wearing. What kind of a collective would come up with such a thing!?
BlitzGirl wrote:I'll get the razor and finish off Occam while we're at it.
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Time After Time: t-1_0731

Postby mscha » Thu Feb 25, 2016 4:30 am UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Gingercat » Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:06 am UTC

Migratory Chicken wrote:Hi everyone!

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I suppose I should tell a bit about what convinced me to register and post, today, even though this comic is now over for more than a year. You see, I first came upon Time almost a year ago (it was I believe in October of 2013). I don't exactly remember how it happened, since I'm not a regular reader of xkcd. But I found the Book of Geekwagon and watched the whole thing, at full speed. I found it very interesting, and followed other links leading to interesting discussion about Time. Among other things, I found the Time Wiki. But it was rather hard to understand, even though I had watched the comic, given the particular lingo it uses in some places. So I decided that to get the full experience of Time, I should endeavour to blitz the thread.

At that point, I believe it was around 1600 pages long. As I am writing this we are at 2115. I've been reading the thread, though not at a constant rate, since October of November of last year, and am now at page 908, just in the aftermath of the raptorcat attack. I've read pretty much all that came before, even though I cannot guarantee that I didn't miss a post or two. Many times I thought that maybe I should register to plant a signpost in the thread, telling you what I was up to, but I figured that since I was already pretty far into my blitz, maybe it wasn't such a good idea. If I'd done so at the beginning, then my progress would have been trackable, but now there was no point. And also I'm not as creative as you people are. I am pretty good with words, even if English, as for many of you, is a second language for me, but I don't know the first thing about poetry, so the idea of filking a song or writing a double-dactyl -- even a haiku for that matter -- just wouldn't come to me. Neither would I try to draw comics as BlitzGirl did with Boom De Yada, or as Vytron did while he was blitzing the thread, since I am terrible at visual arts. So I figured, there's no point making a signpost, there won't be anything interesting about it. I'll just keep on reading silently, as I'm sure many others have done and will do.

But now, around page 907, I found a discussion about how fewer people were joining the thread than before. And how this could be due to how long it was, and how hermetic its language had become. There were exhortations to newbies to not be afraid to join the discussion. So I figured, eh, why not do it and place a signpost. I fully realise that I'm answering messages that date from June of 2013. Fifteen months ago, and even months before I'd ever heard of xkcd Time. Maybe today the mood in the thread is completely different and it's become a bubble of regulars without much interest for newer participants. However, looking at the preview screen, I see many posters I'm already familiar with, and others I'm not, so I figure this post will be read by the same people I've come to know for the last months, and also that I'm not the only one who's done what I'm about to do. I won't join the discussion though, I'll keep on blitzing (at least until I reach the point in the thread where Time ends, and maybe even further) so even if you respond to my post, I may not read your response for months. But I fully intend to get there. When I started reading I was 1600 pages behind. Now I'm not much more than 1200 pages behind. So I am making progress, and I assume the posting rate has gone down as well. (Those 907 pages I've read took fewer than three months to write.) I may write a few other posts before reaching the present, when Time ends for example, or when I'll actually reach this post. So, I guess I'll be seeing you!

Ah, and I just want to mention that watching Time one frame at a time has been a completely different experience from watching it all at once. Having to wait for an hour between frames, and weeks for things to happen, you spent a lot of time creating theories about what would happen, about what every single element of every single frame might be and might mean for the future. For example, it seems to be your opinion (at least up to where I'm reading) that of Cueball and Megan, it's definitely her who's the leader, and that he may even not be particularly bright or courageous. I never had this impression when I first watched Time -- and I still don't really have it now; first impressions matter -- as far as I can tell this opinion largely comes from the fact that before the first pan, he was shown alone making small progress on a sandcastle, while the pan revealed Megan working on a much larger sandcastle. So this cemented the view of him as a "slacker" in your mind, which has then persisted for a long part of the story, while for me it was just too short to even notice. It's a very interesting phenomenon. Reading the thread I even discovered plot elements that I'd never noticed (and indeed couldn't have noticed), such as LaPetite reappearing almost at the end of the fade-out. So yes, I've really enjoyed it (even though I do believe you're too harsh on poor Cueball :wink:) and I can't wait to see what speculations I will see in the thread when we'll actually be seeing the night sky, and later when Cueball and Megan will meet the Beanies.


De-walling the wall-o-text to sling this Blitzpost forward in case it was missed. Hi Chicken!
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Re: 1190: "Time": Beanish Breakthrough?

Postby edo » Thu Feb 25, 2016 4:50 pm UTC

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vai_syllabary Wudda you folks think of this as a possible parent language to Beanish? It would also explain why the American Native Syllabary fits so well for an Euro-African Language... Trying to find a font that can produce it's question mark... would provide evidence in support or against
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boom de yada;

Postby balthasar_s » Thu Feb 25, 2016 7:42 pm UTC

Botcastle1 works again!
Today I made an extra unscheduled trip to the moonbase to fix it sooner.
And tomorrow I will have to go back from the moonbase to go to the FFS which means getting up early.

AluisioASG. I'm happy to see you enhancing the frames.
Once again we see that the OTT can provide the necessary redundancy when needed. And you could continue without relying on a single solution.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby lmjb1964 » Thu Feb 25, 2016 8:17 pm UTC

Gingercat wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:I'm sure there is. The OTT seems to have a particularly seaish basement.

For decree: You could ask Schrödinger's Gingercat if there's any extra room in xer box.


There is, as long as you don't look first to see if there is, because then there isn't, unless there is.

:D

Thanks for throwing forward ucim's epic poem, and Migratory Chicken's post. I wonder what happened to Migratory Chicken. I think xe got lost in the past somewhere. :(


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Steakish OTTherComic, StormAngel!

:D I've started using Safari to OTT, and it has a particularly vigorous spellcheck. I fixed the spelling once, but it kept insisting on "mocha." Perhaps it's craving some coffee?

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Vitssågen, ja!

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I would totally make you one if I knew how. Maybe if you
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edo! Hi, edo! Nice to see you and with an exciting discovery. Wonder if tresoldi is lurking out there somewhere and can comment.

balthahero, thank you for making an extra trip to the moonbase. That's above and beyond the call of duty. :)
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Re: boom de yada;

Postby Link » Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:16 pm UTC

balthasar_s wrote:Botcastle1 works again!
Today I made an extra unscheduled trip to the moonbase to fix it sooner.
Treeish and steakish! So what was the cause of the m*stard, in the end?

lmjb1964 wrote: :D I've started using Safari to OTT, and it has a particularly vigorous spellcheck. I fixed the spelling once, but it kept insisting on "mocha." Perhaps it's craving some coffee?
That, of course, leads to the age-old question: semenated or unsemenated?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Gingercat » Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:28 pm UTC

MistyCat wrote:What you say sounds very much like what I thought when I first started to read Time. I've followed XKCD from the start, but I was slow to follow Time.
I don't post much, but I read and watch everything. Because I don't post much, I still feel I don't quite deserve to be considered an active member of the group, but that doesn't stop me from every once in a while spewing forth the vomit of my random opinions. <Note to self: rephrase.>
So, Migratory Chicken. Think not upon your preferred side of the road. Do likewise. Gurgitate. Please.
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It would appear that the rephrase never happened... But I think I like it better this way. It's... a very visual statement, for subject matter that is otherwise generally not (you can't usually see speech!) :)

Plus I like the feel of this post in general, especially its ending.
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