1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Thu May 12, 2016 8:33 pm UTC

Cueball, stop pickUNG your nose...
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ucim wrote:I suppose better a cupsnake than a snupcake. But maybe not. I'm not sure.

There seems to be some disagreement as to whether a snupcake is a snakecupcake or a snailcupcake, according to Google.

taixzo wrote:I was just reading comments on a Hacker News article, and someone linked to a post on mrob27's website. Interestingly, the article itself is about a cave, and discusses the ramifications of radioactive water from Chernobyl seeping through it (or the lack thereof). It's all related! :D

Wow, treeish find. That's one of the more epsilon examples of Outside RELATEDness I've seen!

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BlitzGirl, or maybe somemolpy else wrote:Aren't there any Megsetta shippers?

Count me in!

Hurray! Serves Cue right for missing his opportunity with Megan...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby thunk » Thu May 12, 2016 8:56 pm UTC

ooh, 50 posts, apparently.

I guess cake is in order?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby balthasar_s » Thu May 12, 2016 10:15 pm UTC

I added the ONGtimes of Time and all the aftertime stories except the Zanclean Zodiac and this t1i frame.

Another change. If you don't use the "story" and "f" parameters it will output a list of all available stories.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Thu May 12, 2016 10:36 pm UTC

Mind your language, Google!
List¹ of all Frames of Time and after Time.
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1190: Time: MAKE FLUTTERBEEWINGISHNESSITUDE, NOT HANIAM

Postby mrob27 » Thu May 12, 2016 11:06 pm UTC

@thunk, you create Conway's Game of Life patterns. That's great! I met Bill Gosper (who found the very first glider gun) at the maths conference last month, he's a lot of fun to talk to.

Febrion wrote:Heh - I wasn't planning to add to the OTTish vocabulary, and really don't expect anyone to decipher that mess […]

I think it's okay. We seem to have gotten a lot more tolerant here, I haven't heard calls of Blitzus Annoyus since a yip ago Madness, and that was just a hypothetical Blitzus Annoyus, and about something beyond our control anyway.

taixzo wrote:I was just reading comments on a Hacker News article, and someone linked to a post on mrob27's website..

Thanks for pointing that out. They tripped up on my defining a non-word uncomparable believing that I meant it to be the antonym of the real word comparable. I'll try to patch that up.

thunk wrote:Por que no los dos?

Awww, that's cute. I want one. (not really.)

Thanks for continued work, @balthasar_s!
So there are frames missing from my viewer too?

As far as I can tell, that is correct. Did you obfuscate your viewer as much as @azule ch*rped up the Zanclean Zodiac pages?
  I'll describe as much as I've figured out, but I suspect there is a lot more hiding in there somewhere.
  If you go to xkcd.modularthought.com/zancleanzodiac/ you'll see a story and 10 images. One of the images is right-justified, and appears to be clickable, but clicking it does nothing.
  If you "view source" on that page, you get HTML containing {img src="img/XX.png"} tags that link to images numbered from 00.png through 21.png, in hexadecimal as you say. That's a total of 34 images. If you try to actually visit these links, you get images.
  However, 19.png is strange. When I visit it, the server redirects me to xkcd.modularthought.com/random/?19, and if I then try to load that, it serves up a random version of frame 19, like …/img/19a.png or …/img/19x.png. Yes, that's right, x. There's also a z. I have abandoned the idea that it is hexadecimal. The variants I have found so far are a, b, c, d, x, and z; but I decided to remove the letter from the x version and call it just 19.png (without any extra letter).
  Frame 21 (which is 33 in decimal) also has variants a, b, c, d, and e. It appears to be served in a similar way as 19, except that the random URL does not give me random frames. Somehow I figured out or guessed that there were more letters and downloaded the others.
  There is Javascript (of course). Perhaps it pulls the shenanigins of hiding most of the images from view, or perhaps it's CSS. In the Javascript is a comment about "ctrl+arrow for next frame", but I couldn't find any actual combination of control plus any arrow key that does anything. I'll include the Javascript here in case anyone has the patience to figure out what it does. It's not minified in any normal sense of the word and not human-obfustcated in the ways I would expect, but nevertheless it's hard to see what it's doing and I couldn't be bothered. I did figure out that the inline image "data:image/png;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAIAAA…EAOw==" is a 1x1 transparent PNG, the type used to make things non-clickable.

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Also, I am attaching a ZIP file of the 43 Zanclean Zodiac images I've managed to find so far.

These aren't all URLs you'll find in the OTT.

I have "1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/ongoing.htm?f=0" in post OTT:2033:15 by you, and I have "http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/ongoing/bftf-0011.png" in post OTT:2035:37 by @SBN, and I have "http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/aftertime/bftf/bftf-0804.png" in post OTT:2294:19 by you. Retro-edits don't affect that. (I also have a bunch of old "dnsd.info" URLs but they're not needed for this particular thing.)
Also, why the first URL to the viewer and the others to the frame?

Both are useful; the purpose is to find out when a given frame was first mentioned in the OTT (ignoring any subsequent retro-edits). So viewer, frame, image, whatever, I don't care.

lmjb1964 wrote:Wow, I think I missed this Thought Transmission from the Past earlier.

As an OTTish Service Announcement, I'll point out that I have an index to these @SilentTimer posts, that is rather more complete than @SilentTimer's own list. Go to mrob.com/time, then in the list of "Contents" select the link that says "Most Notable SilentTimer and t1i Posts in Chronological Order". Among the items you see the one you just mentioned, it's called "How The Bluecave Was Formed". I like the wolpish analogy, BTW. It's like 101 DalmOTTians, except it's the wolpies who don't understand the people rather than the other way 'round, or something like that.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ggh » Thu May 12, 2016 11:41 pm UTC

thunk wrote:
ggh wrote:Oh, and a quick spelling tip: of the four main types, if the country has an "e" (America, Ireland) so does the whiskey. If it does not, (Scotland, Canada) it's whisky.

why of course, I'd never screw that up!
;)

One of the great things about scotch I think, is that it can be wonderful even if you don't drink - the nose is where it's at. I once got to try the legendary Black Bowmore, and it was gorgeous. For me, on the nose: chocolate, cherries, and cigar - stunning. The taste? - gee, I guess it was okay. I took home the glass from the tasting and slept with it, because the smell was just that good.

But yikes, I'm really digressing, eh? Sorry about that. I haven't been to a tasting in three-and-a-half years and I miss bantering about the stuff. Hanging out with a couple dozen jolly folk and discussing whether we prefer the one that smells like dishsoap with a hint of fencepost or the dram that reminds us of coffee, newspaper and rotten log is not a bad evening out.


mrob27 wrote:  @ggh's "baio.ulm" hint isn't a good match for its intended translation "bioluminescence", but was addressed to @ucim specifically so perhaps he was meant to just notice the "o" vowel which happens to also appear in "taixzo".
That wasn't the pronunciation I was seeing though: that second part sounds like "loom" to me - lwm, where the w had also played the part of the vowel sound in "group" and "to". At any rate, at that point, I had just learned to read it and I was pretty excited to be able answer a question (and show off a little). I mean, there we were, speculating on the nature of underwater glows, questioning why there were no cars on the bridge, asking why someone would want to dam the strait, etc., and *poof* now there's new information about that. That's pretty exciting, isn't it?

mrob27 wrote:Now for the decree: I imagine that [color=#1781B7]@taixzo decided to depict a Europe in which English has become a fairly universal language, at least for the limited scopes of usage we see (official signs, construction companies). That is a believable extrapolation of recent trends.
  To support a universal language, the most useful development is to ease the transition to literacy by using a logical phonetic writing system (similarly to the 15th-century transition to Hangul in Korea). That makes proto-Beanish quasi-believable as an alphabet.
  For proto-Beanish as a language, one has to imagine that vowel shifts commute with (are completely orthogonal to) the transliteration 'cipher', and that vocabulary didn't change enough to notice. Not too likely (see @thunk's reference to this), but given all the effort @taixzo had to put into this, I don't worry about it too much.
That's really treeish about the Hangul - I'd never hard of it before thunk mentioned it (or I forgot it; it was brought up during the Beanish discussion which I may or may not have read.)

I confess vowel shifts never crossed my mind, but it did occur to me that the generic construction sign would probably be worded differently in a thousand years. But now I think not. Here's why:
Neat.
When did folks start using "neat" in that way? And when will they stop? What Cuegan speak in the OTC is a language appropriate for their time and place, remapped to Randallian English. Whatever that remapping function is, it is undoing the linguistic drifts, and I don't see any reason to think it wasn't applied to Beanish too. And if that's the course we're on, shouldn't that function get applied to ProtoBeanish as well?



Wait, I still don't notice the neat sandcastle in StormAngel's great pic... Am I broken?


Gingercat wrote:
Nice song choice! The Finns are music royalty down here - it's a shame that more of their music didn't make it up to the US - heaps and heaps of great songs. I'm particularly fond of Distant Sun and I Feel Possessed. In the Lowlands talks about an impending flood and a two day struggle to get through, and has the line "Time will keep me warm." Gee, actually, they've got a lot of timey stuff. Time Immemorial has the line "Will go on a mission to find the invincible one, And I will know everything there is" and the excellent album Time On Earth... it's practically a Time concept album, beginning with a contemplation of drowning ("Down on the ocean floor - that's where I'm heading for") travelling through Don't Give Up (about getting lost and not giving up), She Called Up ("Pushed apart the mountains and the tide took us all") Say That Again ("There, on the shore, the girl that I adore, she combs her hair on the sand"), Heaven that I'm Making ("And the big wave that I'm taking - it feels like I'm just waking up"), You are the One to Make Me Cry ("Who'll face the tide And take their chances? Will fasten the line To broken branches") and ends with the words "all fade into white."


They also have a fair few references to "the kitchen" in their songs (which I assume is the Dream Kitchen referenced in the clip I linked to), such as Hole In The River's "high above the kitchen" line. To be honest, Crowded House are my all-time favourite band, and Don't Dream It's Over is my favourite song out of them, although many others come a close second, such as Walked Her Way Down, Sacred Cow, Pineapple Head [interesting story behind that one too], and She Called Up... Really, the only one I have a dislike for is Nails In My Feet. I've even still got the paper CD covers for the Crowded House, Woodface, Temple of Low Men and Afterglow albums!
Ooh - that is so treeish! While I listened to a lot of Crowded House for a while (I don't seem to listen to anything anymore) I almost never understood what any of it means. Maybe I could pick your brain, either here or in PM?



Heh, thunk. You mentioned three accomplishments, and gave links for two, and yet I can't say that I understand any of the three more or less than the others. Congrats, regardless!


mrob27 wrote:  By the time you and I were debating various Unicode problems, it was clear that you r e a l l y wanted the characters to be reproduced faithfully, so I knew you wanted to post stuff in proto-Beanish. That strongly suggests you had solved it, or were on the verge of doing so.
Heehee! :)

mrob27 wrote:
ggh wrote:I was just going for the Pope addams <–> poppadums thing

:shock: "Pope addams"! :lol: I'm pretty sure we all missed that. Seriously, the image was called "poppadom.gif", so I thought it was meant to be popedom which an actual word (like "kingdom"). But it doesn't mean decree and I didn't bother to do any image search.
Yeah, that was an unfortunate image name; there were more than one in the pic - it should been plural.
Still, I got punsawed by BlitzGirl, so I was happy. :)

mrob27 wrote:
ucim wrote: Another example (that's three, sir!) is Shenandoah - a gorgeous song; […]

I'm also embarrassed by how long it took me to see what you did there…

It's more obvious if you had friends who attended Cornell…
Oh dear - I missed that one. I was actually referring to the snake manip and missed the gorge pun entirely. Now I'm doubly embarrassed... in fact I'm triply embarrassed: you see...
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Zooman - bwahaha! That's what the OTC needed!



OMR, lmjb! I know just what you mean! Did that momma dog have a name? Then when, say, thunk posts about her recent accomplishments, I could say, "ah, another <name of momma dog> moment."


mscha wrote:Mind your language, Google!
The article wrote:It's likely that the Chirp, which will probably have a different name by the time it hits the market
I vote for Molpy! Then we'd all have a Molpy Army doing our bidding at home. :)
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1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np1293

Postby mscha » Fri May 13, 2016 12:10 am UTC

HANDWRUNGERS...
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Replay Time live here!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Fri May 13, 2016 12:19 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:There seems to be some disagreement as to whether a snupcake is a snakecupcake or a snailcupcake, according to Google.
That's not confusion, that's redundancy!

also referenced by ggh, the article wrote:It's likely that the Chirp, which will probably have a different name by the time it hits the market
The logical name would be 'mustard'. It has computer code in it, no?

As for a molpy army doing our bidding... well, we'd have to wrest it free of Alphabet first. How do you think the punsaw and BlitzGirl's molpy army would fare against google?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ggh » Fri May 13, 2016 12:59 am UTC

ucim wrote:As for a molpy army doing our bidding... well, we'd have to wrest it free of Alphabet first. How do you think the punsaw and BlitzGirl's molpy army would fare against google?
When we start seeing this search
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redirect to this one
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we'll know it's all on.




So I've got a question about the OTC: what were Cuegan and the Beanies eating? Cuegan liked it and didn't know what it was, so it must not have been brine shrimp. How is it being eaten? with fingers? tiny forks? from a cup or bowl? Could it be fruit? Or bacon?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby taixzo » Fri May 13, 2016 1:57 am UTC

mscha wrote:Mind your language, Google!


Interestingly, Google just open-sourced their natural-language parser today. Perhaps it powers this? I wanted to share because this means the world's most powerful natural language parser is named Parsey McParseFace.

ggh wrote:So I've got a question about the OTC: what were Cuegan and the Beanies eating? Cuegan liked it and didn't know what it was, so it must not have been brine shrimp. How is it being eaten? with fingers? tiny forks? from a cup or bowl? Could it be fruit? Or bacon?


I doubt many fruits or vegetables grow down in the Mediterranean Basin; too hot, and not enough water. (Although the area currently gets plenty of rain, a large amount of that is from evaporation from the Mediterranean Sea.) So fruit sounds like a good guess.

ggh wrote:
ucim wrote:As for a molpy army doing our bidding... well, we'd have to wrest it free of Alphabet first. How do you think the punsaw and BlitzGirl's molpy army would fare against google?
When we start seeing this search
Spoiler:
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redirect to this one
Spoiler:
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we'll know it's all on.


It's happening already! Aaaaaaaa!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Fri May 13, 2016 2:13 am UTC

taixzo wrote:It's happening already! Aaaaaaaa!
Interestingly, I don't get that result. Even adding xkcd to the search phrase I don't get anything about the punsaw. I conclude, by the authority of Google itself, that I do not pun, and have no need of the warning.

Just for completeness' sake, I also searched using scrumptious donut. So it's not a case of escalation. My verbiage must be pure. :) Of course, maybe it's just a manip? Nah, I'm sticking to my story of purity.

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Re: 1190: Time

Postby BlitzGirl » Fri May 13, 2016 3:55 am UTC

mrob27 wrote:
thunk wrote:Por que no los dos?

Awww, that's cute. I want one. (not really.)

Seems like one of these could be excellent molpy transportation, so long as it doesn't eat them. Image

taixzo wrote:It's happening already! Aaaaaaaa!
Spoiler:
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MUAHAHAHA... I mean, ooh, that's treeish. I may have to conscript more punsawyers. Maybe I'll just pass out some saws to my yi-riding molpies.

ucim wrote: I conclude, by the authority of Google itself, that I do not pun, and have no need of the warning.

Google is a heretical site and as such is routinely pelted with small round candies. That's why its logo tends to be multicolored. As webvenient as it can be, the vitssågen supersedes its authority, ja!

ggh wrote: What Cuegan speak in the OTC is a language appropriate for their time and place, remapped to Randallian English.

I'm of the same opinion. Whatever Unglish actually sounds like thousands of yips in the future has been interpreted by the OTA to fit with how we understand conversational English todip.

ggh wrote:
mscha wrote:Mind your language, Google!
The article wrote:It's likely that the Chirp, which will probably have a different name by the time it hits the market
I vote for Molpy! Then we'd all have a Molpy Army doing our bidding at home. :)

That would be a neat change! Otherwise Google's going to have us all swearing at our technology (well, more than we already do)...

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Fri May 13, 2016 4:00 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:Google is a heretical site and as such is routinely pelted with small round candies. That's why its logo tends to be multicolored. As webvenient as it can be, the vitssågen supersedes its authority, ja!
Can't argue with that!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ZoomanSP » Fri May 13, 2016 4:57 am UTC

Wait on.

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1190: Time: IN YOUR MIND, REPLACE DRAGONRIDERS WITH MOLPIES.

Postby mrob27 » Fri May 13, 2016 5:10 am UTC

ggh wrote:Hanging out with a couple dozen jolly folk and discussing whether we prefer the one that smells like dishsoap with a hint of fencepost or the dram that reminds us of coffee, newspaper and rotten log is not a bad evening out.

Image eww, rly?
That wasn't the pronunciation I was seeing though: that second part sounds like "loom" to me - lwm, […]

Oh, I'm sorry! You wrote "ᴐ̇ᒽˀ .lᴐ̄" (Image) and I read it as "ᴐ̇ᒽˀ .lᴐ̄" (Image) I also got confused by the extra dot, which is on the Blitzgirl-pink truck but not in your translation guide. Would it be the same if it were "ᴐ̇ᒽˀ lᴐ̄" (Image)?
I mean, there we were, speculating on the nature of underwater glows, questioning why there were no cars on the bridge, asking why someone would want to dam the strait, etc., and poof now there's new information about that. That's pretty exciting, isn't it?

Yes, definitely. I didn't mean to distract from that!
When did folks start using "neat" in that way? And when will they stop? […] if that's the course we're on, shouldn't that function get applied to ProtoBeanish as well?

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ggh wrote:[…] what were Cuegan and the Beanies eating? Cuegan liked it and didn't know what it was […]
[…] fruit sounds like a good guess.

Based on the principle that the order of derivation should be chosen based on which gives the most believable conclusion, I translate ᒣᓭᐧᖊᔑᐨ as a species designation, of an edible plant that has medicinal uses, and ᘝᘊᓭᒣᖊᐣᖗ as "paste", or perhaps "medicinal". The mostly likely translation of ᒣᓭᐧᖊᔑᐨ is yarrow, an edible topical astringent.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Fri May 13, 2016 6:06 am UTC

mrob27 wrote:
taixzo wrote:
ggh wrote:[…] what were Cuegan and the Beanies eating? Cuegan liked it and didn't know what it was […]
[…] fruit sounds like a good guess.

Based on the principle that the order of derivation should be chosen based on which gives the most believable conclusion, I translate ᒣᓭᐧᖊᔑᐨ as a species designation, of an edible plant that has medicinal uses, and ᘝᘊᓭᒣᖊᐣᖗ as "paste", or perhaps "medicinal". The mostly likely translation of ᒣᓭᐧᖊᔑᐨ is yarrow, an edible topical astringent.

Oh, yarrow! That grows all over the place around here, wild. I didn't realize it was edible, though I'm not surprised since dandelions are edible and those are everywhere as well. That looks like a very good guess, mrob.

OtherWiki wrote:Yarrow has also been used as a food or in teas, and was very popular as a vegetable in the 17th century. The younger leaves are said to be a pleasant leaf vegetable when cooked like spinach, or in a soup. Yarrow is sweet with a slight bitter taste. The leaves can also be dried and used as an herb in cooking.

In the Middle Ages, yarrow was part of an herbal mixture known as gruit used in the flavoring of beer prior to the use of hops. The flowers and leaves are used in making some liquors and bitters.

Seems like it can be consumed in a variety of ways. Whatever Cuebeagan eat in that newpix is too small to get a really good look at, though.

OtherWiki also wrote:Traditional names for A. millefolium include...old man's mustard...

Heh. :)
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1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np1300

Postby mscha » Fri May 13, 2016 7:10 am UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SilentTimer » Fri May 13, 2016 8:30 am UTC

ggh wrote:So, when will we get to see the BlueCave in full resolution SilentTimer?

The answer lies in the past.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ggh » Fri May 13, 2016 10:58 am UTC

Y'all have me guffawing! Especially that manip!


Ooh, thunk - nice avatar! Nifty, and appropriate. :)


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ggh wrote:So, when will we get to see the BlueCave in full resolution SilentTimer?

The answer lies in the past.
Oh - I was thrown off by the "not yet". I felt like I'd already been baobabbed over by that post. I couldn't imagine how there could be a fuller resolution, but you never cease to amaze, so who knows?



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ggh wrote:Hanging out with a couple dozen jolly folk and discussing whether we prefer the one that smells like dishsoap with a hint of fencepost or the dram that reminds us of coffee, newspaper and rotten log is not a bad evening out.
Image eww, rly?
Ha, that's nothing compared to a tequila tasting where you remark that the nose has more than a hint of cattleyard - you can practically hear the squelchy sounds coming from the urine-soaked mud - and then you strongly consider buying the bottle.

I've got a tasting sheet in front of me, where my least favourite whisky of the night had "sick - chunder, cigarette" on the nose and "warm, ashtray, truck exhaust" noted for the palate. Other whiskies though carried notes of waffles, burnt bacon, green bananas, log in a pond, sarsparilla, figs, hot cocoa with marshmallows, branches, coffee, kirsch cherries, and all manner of other delicious things.

"Baby sick" comes up a lot, in the less-pleasing category. I'm just a dilettante, doing it for the fun, so I just go from what I know, but serious tasters sometimes invest in one of these:
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I got to try it once and #7 sticks in my mind.

One thing you learn fast at whisky tastings is that people have different noses. For instance, ants. I can't smell ants, but some people can, and a fair number of scotches apparently smell of ants. And then there was one this time that there was a quite distinct note (on the palate I think) that only the heterosexual women in the room admitted to recognizing, amid much giggling.

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Oh, I have a confession: I have no idea what that dot means.

mrob27 wrote:
taixzo wrote:
ggh wrote:[…] what were Cuegan and the Beanies eating? Cuegan liked it and didn't know what it was […]
[…] fruit sounds like a good guess.

Based on the principle that the order of derivation should be chosen based on which gives the most believable conclusion, I translate ᒣᓭᐧᖊᔑᐨ as a species designation, of an edible plant that has medicinal uses, and ᘝᘊᓭᒣᖊᐣᖗ as "paste", or perhaps "medicinal". The mostly likely translation of ᒣᓭᐧᖊᔑᐨ is yarrow, an edible topical astringent.
Oh baobabs - your Beanish page is great! I've never been there before. I haven't really studied what people have come up with with Beanish, but I had heard the "cream" translation, and found it unsatisfying, given that I had seen neither a cow or a refrigerator with the Beanies. Then I came across this otherWiki page and this health-related one, which between them, put honey, curry, beer, pineapple and papaya on my radar. Yarrow... that'd be cool too. I guess I was hoping that the Beanies were introducing Cuegan to beer, but there just isn't any evidence of glasses... Maybe little ones? Jäger shots? (Oh dear... now I'm imagining the Beanies drinking absinthe late into the night....)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby karhell » Fri May 13, 2016 11:55 am UTC

ggh wrote:One thing you learn fast at whisky tastings is that people have different noses. For instance, ants. I can't smell ants, but some people can, and a fair number of scotches apparently smell of ants. And then there was one this time that there was a quite distinct note (on the palate I think) that only the heterosexual women in the room admitted to recognizing, amid much giggling.

Right. I'm never touching whisky again.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Sciscitor » Fri May 13, 2016 12:16 pm UTC

karhell wrote:
ggh wrote:One thing you learn fast at whisky tastings is that people have different noses. For instance, ants. I can't smell ants, but some people can, and a fair number of scotches apparently smell of ants. And then there was one this time that there was a quite distinct note (on the palate I think) that only the heterosexual women in the room admitted to recognizing, amid much giggling.
Right. I'm never touching whisky again.
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Oh come on... ants aren't that bad!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby taixzo » Fri May 13, 2016 1:09 pm UTC

ggh wrote:
mrob27 wrote:Oh, I'm sorry! You wrote "ᴐ̇ᒽˀ .lᴐ̄" (Image) and I read it as "ᴐ̇ᒽˀ .lᴐ̄" (Image) I also got confused by the extra dot, which is on the Blitzgirl-pink truck but not in your translation guide. Would it be the same if it were "ᴐ̇ᒽˀ lᴐ̄" (Image)?
Oh, I have a confession: I have no idea what that dot means.


It's a hyphen! The symbol got changed to make room for - being a vowel.

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karhell wrote:
ggh wrote:One thing you learn fast at whisky tastings is that people have different noses. For instance, ants. I can't smell ants, but some people can, and a fair number of scotches apparently smell of ants. And then there was one this time that there was a quite distinct note (on the palate I think) that only the heterosexual women in the room admitted to recognizing, amid much giggling.
Right. I'm never touching whisky again.
Don't mind me, I'm just... molping along and AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA![door slam]

Oh come on... ants aren't that bad!


I remember, when I was small, being told that ants could be eaten in an emergency situation, and that they tasted of lemon. I remember thinking that eating enough ants to fill oneself up would be the most tedious meal ever.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby HES » Fri May 13, 2016 1:41 pm UTC

taixzo wrote:I remember, when I was small, being told that ants could be eaten in an emergency situation, and that they tasted of lemon. I remember thinking that eating enough ants to fill oneself up would be the most tedious meal ever.

And yet, insects are the food of the future. Antburgers are packed with protein, and way more environmentally efficient than beef!
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1190: Time: IF EATING ANTS IS WRONG, I DON'T WANT TO BE RIGHT

Postby mrob27 » Fri May 13, 2016 2:07 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:Oh, yarrow! That grows all over the place around here, wild.

Well, there's nothing for it, then. You'll need to make some real-life panther salve. I think BlitzGirl's Genuine Panther Salve would sell pretty well in the gift shops at the theme park, and on that Time online store we're all annoying ImageImageImage for.

ggh wrote:Oh, I have a confession: I have no idea what that dot means.

The dots are all the construction site warning sign, and your translation looks great and the dots are just dots (or commas, i.e. punctuation). So let's just say it's a dot: "BIO .LUM"

… oops, ninjamolped by @taixzo. It's a hyphen! :D

… I wonder, if Randall Munroe came around one dip and told us that we've been wrong all this time about something in Time, would we keep talking about it as if he hadn't? The OTT really does seem to love its alternative possibilities, no matter how speculative or absurd.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ggh » Fri May 13, 2016 2:17 pm UTC

HES wrote:
taixzo wrote:I remember, when I was small, being told that ants could be eaten in an emergency situation, and that they tasted of lemon. I remember thinking that eating enough ants to fill oneself up would be the most tedious meal ever.

And yet, insects are the food of the future. Antburgers are packed with protein, and way more environmentally efficient than beef!
I had a huhu grub at the Wildfoods Festival some years back - it was okay. A month ago, the Little Wonder and I visited a friend with a small farm, and we pulled a surprising number of huhus out some downed wood - a couple of pounds I'd guess - and fed them to the chickens. Ants might be a tedious meal, but huhu grubs I think would be pretty doable.
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I also ate bunch of other stuff at Wildfoods, but not the main attraction in the linked article: that's a recent thing. Karhell, although it also leads to descriptions of eating a scorpion and a grasshopper, you do not want to click that link.



mrob27 wrote:… I wonder, if Randall Munroe came around one dip and told us that we've been wrong all this time about something in Time, would we keep talking about it as if he hadn't? The OTT really does seem to love its alternative possibilities, no matter how speculative or absurd.
I can't even wrap my head around that idea. I think you're right.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Febrion » Fri May 13, 2016 2:38 pm UTC

taixzo wrote:<snip>
Sciscitor wrote:
karhell wrote:
ggh wrote:One thing you learn fast at whisky tastings is that people have different noses. For instance, ants. I can't smell ants, but some people can, and a fair number of scotches apparently smell of ants. And then there was one this time that there was a quite distinct note (on the palate I think) that only the heterosexual women in the room admitted to recognizing, amid much giggling.
Right. I'm never touching whisky again.
Don't mind me, I'm just... molping along and AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA![door slam]

Oh come on... ants aren't that bad!


I remember, when I was small, being told that ants could be eaten in an emergency situation, and that they tasted of lemon. I remember thinking that eating enough ants to fill oneself up would be the most tedious meal ever.

I don't think it was the ants he was objecting to...
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Re: 1190: Time: IF EATING ANTS IS WRONG, I DON'T WANT TO BE RIGHT

Postby HES » Fri May 13, 2016 2:50 pm UTC

mrob27 wrote:… I wonder, if Randall Munroe came around one dip and told us that we've been wrong all this time about something in Time, would we keep talking about it as if he hadn't?

That's easy. We would change everything and talk about our new testament, whilst simultaneously changing nothing and sticking to our old ways. We're more than capable of multiple, contradictory chains of thought.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Fri May 13, 2016 3:24 pm UTC

ggh wrote:[re: whiskey]And then there was one this time that there was a quite distinct note (on the palate I think) that only the heterosexual women in the room admitted to recognizing, amid much giggling.
This could be useful in US politics. There is presently a foofaraw over which bathrooms transgender people are permitted to use (or even if they should be permitted to use any bathroom); the obvious solution is to do lots of research into this whiskey thing, find which notes correspond to whatever gender/sexuality categories will be permitted into a restroom, and install a lock on the doors. As you're crossing your legs to get into the bathroom, the door dispenses three shots of whiskey, and you're supposed to identify which is not like the other. If you fail that test, you go to the next door, and if you fail that test, you keep going until you run out of doors.

If you still can't get in, you get arrested for public drunkedness.

Problem solved!

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http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode ... /index.htm
http://www.iemoji.com/view/emoji/211/nature/snake
http://unicode-table.com/en/1F40D/

I shouldn't be surprised, I suppose. I think I like ours better though. We should petition for a snake-parts emoji set.

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Re: 1190: Time

Postby BlitzGirl » Fri May 13, 2016 4:57 pm UTC

mrob27 wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:Oh, yarrow! That grows all over the place around here, wild.

Well, there's nothing for it, then. You'll need to make some real-life panther salve.

Bonus: I also live near a wild cat zoological park, so it will be easy to take my homemade panther salve for a trial RUN! Image

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mrob27 wrote:… I wonder, if Randall Munroe came around one dip and told us that we've been wrong all this time about something in Time, would we keep talking about it as if he hadn't? The OTT really does seem to love its alternative possibilities, no matter how speculative or absurd.

I can't even wrap my head around that idea. I think you're right.

OTTers never* do things like that! I mean, it would be a bit silly to keep insisting that the sea is made of semencoffeebabystarsandcancerbacon instead of something ridiculously average like Image...

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mrob27 wrote:… I wonder, if Randall Munroe came around one dip and told us that we've been wrong all this time about something in Time, would we keep talking about it as if he hadn't?

That's easy. We would change everything and talk about our new testament, whilst simultaneously changing nothing and sticking to our old ways. We're more than capable of multiple, contradictory chains of thought.

Indeed. We do have a Western Paradox Church for that, even if we don't.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby svenman » Fri May 13, 2016 5:52 pm UTC

A little bit of cursory ketchup:

Baobabishly impressed by ggh and taixzo! Found the latest couple of AotC installments by ucim pretty molpish too, I even get a mention.

ED, all the best with your semencoffeebaconbabiesonice treatment. Sending you the most molpish of thoughts.

And baobabs, we have lots of recent revealers and/or current blitzers! Seems to me also that the OTT has picked up speed again in recent wips. Enjoying the blitzreports and the stale ketchup.

Meanwhile, I've been continuing to work on the One True Wiki, but I'm lagging a couple of newpages behind the present. Overdue wikification report... some other time.

ggh wrote:I'm just a dilettante, doing it for the fun, so I just go from what I know, but serious tasters sometimes invest in one of these:
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So what, exactly, is the difference between #3 and #13?


This is something I just made:

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Postby NoMouse » Fri May 13, 2016 6:59 pm UTC

Blindpost from NP2477

So I fell a little behind in the OTT, almost hit the basement door but managed to avoid spending much time there. I just learned about the revelation of our t-1 MysteryAuthor. And my GLR, that was a complicated reveal. I was expecting some post that would say in big letters
"I AM THE AUTHOR OF T-1"
but no, it was so subtle that I completely missed it during my quick-ketchup and had to go a few newpages back (only to realize I went too far) after I noticed people praising taixzo. So now I slowed down my ketchup from Randall-speed to turtlemolpy-speed and am very much enjoying especially ggh's posts about her mystery solving.

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1190: Time: IF EATING ANTS IS RIGHT, I DON'T WANT TO BE AN ANT

Postby mrob27 » Fri May 13, 2016 7:50 pm UTC

ucim wrote:We should petition for a snake-parts emoji set.

At another maths conference (while bftf was running) at one of the lecture sessions I sat next to someone who is actually involved in deciding which petitions are accepted, which are unacceptable but might be considered with more work, and which are rejected outright. They have a lot of strange rules in the Unicode committees. I asked why it's so hard to get a full Fraktur alphabet, since it is used so often in maths. The Unicode folks, or this person at least, think that should be a font, so we have just ℭ, ℌ, ℑ, ℜ, and ℨ which were used by enough famous mathematicians who lived so long ago that the committee couldn't ignore it. There must have been a big fight, because Fraktur has actually been in Unicode since version 3.1, and this person still feels adamently that's wrong. However the Fraktur is only approved for use in maths (I need approval?!?), and is part of the Mathematical Alphanumeric Symbols starting at U+1d400. (Your organised sand probably won't show them all unless you install fonts that actually define these characters.)

svenman wrote:So what, exactly, is the difference between #3 and #13?

ten?
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Postby balthasar_s » Fri May 13, 2016 8:10 pm UTC

mrob27 wrote:Did you obfuscate your viewer as much as @azule ch*rped up the Zanclean Zodiac pages?

Obfuscate? The only unexpected thing could be the hexadecimality. I decided that making the viewer decimal would be heretical.
I didn't know about the extra frames.
How to add them to the viewer, reasonably?

I will have to change the viewer of t-1. Some hidden frames were demustarded. And I would like to add the mscha's autolevel enhancements. (similarly to the bluenhancements and unfading)
That would mean not only e= 0-original and 1-remapped but also 3-remapped and demustarded and 4-remapped and enhanced.
What do you OTTers think?
Also what do you thing about the whole ONGsystem, generally? Now, when I'm sitting next to it I may also do other things with it if needed.

Also I wonder if there will be about how the t-1

ETA: The source of it is not updated. I really should make a script that archives and uploads the source of a related software whenever I change it.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SilentTimer » Fri May 13, 2016 8:12 pm UTC

ggh wrote:
SilentTimer wrote:
ggh wrote:So, when will we get to see the BlueCave in full resolution SilentTimer?

The answer lies in the past.
Oh - I was thrown off by the "not yet". I felt like I'd already been baobabbed over by that post. I couldn't imagine how there could be a fuller resolution, but you never cease to amaze, so who knows?

svenman might know.
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Re: 1190: "Breakfast Time"

Postby Eternal Density » Fri May 13, 2016 9:11 pm UTC

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1190: Time: HOW BLUECAVE GET PRAGNANT?

Postby mrob27 » Fri May 13, 2016 9:48 pm UTC

Warning, the Spoilers: below are really spoilers, pertaining to @StormAngel's wonderful drawing. Let's talk about something else while you're considering whether you'd really rather, say, watch a nice little Monty Python skit instead…

Okay, this:

SilentTimer wrote:
ggh wrote:Oh - I was thrown off by the "not yet".
(answers with a riddle, twice)

I was with @ggh, i.e. thoroughly confused.

@SilentTimer has been doing "TimeAfterTime Revisited" posts, which revisit important bits of t1i and its history, with the addition of Did you notice … notes. These Revisited posts are coming at roughly 1-yip intervals after the thing being revisited.
 Things can be Revisited more than once. For example, t1i-0989 was ONGed on 2014 Apr 30, OTT:1922:14; then was Revisited on 2015 Apr 30, OTT:2302:19; then was Revisited again but with different Did you notice … comments on 2016 Apr 29, OTT:2475:6. That's a simple example.
 @SilentTimer posted the wonderful Making of t1i article "How The Bluecave Was Formed" on 2015 Feb 25, and edited it a couple mips later (2015 Apr 25). The only change in that edit was to add the link to the following Making of t1i chapter.
 Frame t1i-1058 was originally ONGed on 2014 May 12, OTT:1941:0. Frame t1i-1058 was Revisited on 2015 May 12, OTT:2308:23 with Did you notice … notes about who commented on the odd collapsed structures of the BlueCave. Frame t1i-1058 was Revisited again a couple days ago, OTT:2481:4, this time with the Did you notice … note being the words "Not yet" linking to "How The Bluecave Was Formed". The "not yet" appears to be a comment on the fact that, before "How The Bluecave Was Formed" was posted, people hadn't seen all the work @SilentTimer put into the BlueCave back-story. The fact that I did in fact see "How The Bluecave Was Formed" and all its attachments in the spoiler, etc. is not the point. It's a Revisited.

Warning, this Spoiler gives away an answer!
Spoiler:
I warned you, didn't I?

 

Don't look, just click again to hide the spoiler!

 

 

… all right, fine…

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The same thing is spoiled again here, i.e. this spoiler is actually totally REDUNDANT. So the same warnings apply. Why not check my looping TARDIS post instead!


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1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np1315

Postby mscha » Fri May 13, 2016 10:10 pm UTC

REFRUNGENT...
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Re: 1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np1315

Postby taixzo » Fri May 13, 2016 11:51 pm UTC

mscha wrote:
AUTOMOME wrote:THE NEWPIXBOT STOPS HERE

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Re: 1190: Time: IF EATING ANTS IS RIGHT, I DON'T WANT TO BE AN ANT

Postby svenman » Sat May 14, 2016 3:05 am UTC

(Spoiler contains image for reference:)
Spoiler:
ggh wrote:Image
mrob27 wrote:The thing that surprises me about the nosing kit is that almost all, but not quite all, of the samples are in alphabetical order. If you give the benefit of the doubt for "Cut Grass", then only #2 "Vanilla" and #3 "New-mown Hay" are out of order. Who alphabetises 22 things and then leaves the other two out of order?

It might be a case like the départements of France, where since the original numbering according to alphabetical order, some of the entries in the list got renamed or replaced. Call #2 "Bourbon vanilla", #3 "Brown grass" and #13 "Green grass" or just "Grass", and alphabetical ordering is restored.

SilentTimer wrote:
ggh wrote:
SilentTimer wrote:
ggh wrote:So, when will we get to see the BlueCave in full resolution SilentTimer?

The answer lies in the past.
Oh - I was thrown off by the "not yet". I felt like I'd already been baobabbed over by that post. I couldn't imagine how there could be a fuller resolution, but you never cease to amaze, so who knows?

svenman might know.

I might if I actually remembered the contents and whereabouts of every spoiler I opened. Unfortunately, though, I don't. Maybe this is a quicker path to the anwser.

Edit: Link added.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ggh » Sat May 14, 2016 3:57 am UTC

ucim wrote:
ggh wrote:[re: whisky]And then there was one this time that there was a quite distinct note (on the palate I think) that only the heterosexual women in the room admitted to recognizing, amid much giggling.
This could be useful in US politics. There is presently a foofaraw over which bathrooms transgender people are permitted to use (or even if they should be permitted to use any bathroom); the obvious solution is to do lots of research into this whiskey thing, find which notes correspond to whatever gender/sexuality categories will be permitted into a restroom, and install a lock on the doors. As you're crossing your legs to get into the bathroom, the door dispenses three shots of whisky, and you're supposed to identify which is not like the other. If you fail that test, you go to the next door, and if you fail that test, you keep going until you run out of doors.

If you still can't get in, you get arrested for public drunkedness.
FTFY :P

I haven't really been following the bathroom thing, but I'm dimly aware of it. Spoilered for possible politics:
Spoiler:
It seems to me that the male/female thing was always just a crude approximation for the division we all want in our toilet-places: clean vs fast. Just rip the girl and boy stick figures off the doors and replace with a white glove and a tornado. If you want a clean seat and floor, and are willing to make sure you don't leave the place any worse than you found it, use the Tidy Restroom, if you want to get your business done efficiently without anyone giving you dirty looks about a few drips or a seven-inch skidmark, use the Express Restroom. I'm not sure if any enforcement would be necessary, but if it is, maybe Chirp could help out. Of course, I'm fond of the whisky method too.


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svenman wrote:So what, exactly, is the difference between #3 and #13?
I've never said a whisky smelled like new-mown hay, but I have enjoyed the scent of alfalfa on a number of occasions, and it's different from the smell of lawn grass. I'm guessing that's what they mean by hay, and maybe it also begins to explain the almost alphabetical order mystery mrob noticed. Perhaps the original intention was to call that scent alfalfa, and someone decided that hay was better after the bottles were filled, but before the boxes were made.

But vanilla? I don't know, unless they were going to call it aldehyde vanillin, or alder is said to smell sweet too, but the interwebs is suggesting that it's more like banana than vanilla.



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