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by akacat
Wed Sep 24, 2014 12:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1425: "Tasks"
Replies: 85
Views: 22502

Re: 1425: "Tasks"

In the 60s, Marvin Minsky assigned a couple of undergrads to spend the summer programming a computer to use a camera to identify objects in a scene. He figured they'd have the problem solved by the end of the summer. Half a century later, we're still working on it. Am I the only one wondering what ...
by akacat
Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

My first contribution to the coloring in thing ( 800 ) http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/xkcd-time/images/d/d6/800color.png ETA: full size original Kieryn, this is gorgeous! How did you do it? Or wait, maybe I don't want to know how. Maybe it should be a mystery... Can someone remind me where the c...
by akacat
Mon Jul 29, 2013 10:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

Blind posting because OMR, I am never going to ketchup! I seem to constantly be 10 nps in the past. Awesomeful avatar, jowo :P Thank you! ' Twas akacat's idea , though; I just knew how to generate the image quickly ( helped design & test the website ). Which I suppose is something the OTT didn't...
by akacat
Sat Jul 27, 2013 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

I've been trying to ketchup for a couple of hours now... Considering time has ended, ya'll sure are a chatty bunch!

I need to go do outside stuff now, hopefully I'll catch up next time I'm on.

*Hugs* to all the otters, just in case some of you are gone by the time I reach the present.
by akacat
Wed Jul 24, 2013 3:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

Blind-posting a bit because I just can't resist. Regarding molpies, this morning I was suddenly strike with the urge to request a custom plate reading "MOLPY UP". This may happen. Quick search indicates yurts are traditionally an asian construct ...so, either the 40 are from the East, or l...
by akacat
Mon Jul 22, 2013 1:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

Or it could just be some kind of disinfectant/superglue combo that sealed the wound and cleaned it. Assuming imminent death for Megball seems illogical until further evidence is presented. Predicting imminent death for Megball is a tradition here. Predicting imminent death for Time is also a tradit...
by akacat
Sat Jul 20, 2013 2:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

Tossing a firstpost forward: Finally created an account yesterday/today. Been following the OTC since the beginning, but only started lurking here recently. Spent the last few hours drinking about 20 newpages worth of ketchup. Now that I'm here, I'm going to coma. I think many of us are just generic...
by akacat
Fri Jul 19, 2013 9:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

A minor blind-post... I'm only 5 pages behind. I may ketchup yet! By the way, if there isn't already a term for doing a ketchup starting with the most recent post and working backwards, I guess it could be a puhctek. That looks really strange, though, so maybe it should be a mayo, since we have ketc...
by akacat
Fri Jul 19, 2013 6:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

Blind-posting... Blindposting because I've got to get some coma time in, but I really want to get these graphs out. Post rate by time of day for the sixteen users who've given me permission to graph their data (and for me). User by user, these graphs show how a user's post rate varies from average t...
by akacat
Wed Jul 17, 2013 8:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh dear. Today I started my ketchup 10 pages behind... and I'm still 6 pages behind. I fear this will end up a mini-Blitz, or I'll just have to time travel to the now. I started my ketchup 10 pages behind, and now I'm 4 pages behind -- I may catch up yet! Meanwhile I'm sure you've all seen Beardo an...
by akacat
Tue Jul 16, 2013 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

I started my ketchup 10 pages behind, and now I'm 4 pages behind -- I may catch up yet! Meanwhile I'm sure you've all seen Beardo and the language is getting less riddle-ish.
by akacat
Sat Jul 13, 2013 10:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: Time

it was more of a group stream-of-conscious crossed with an eternal cocktail party. Was it flying ? Wouldn't want something that big to hit you in the small of the back... Are you asking what the subject of the forum was? It was dolls. Asian BJDs, to be precise. [heresy] Would someone please wake me...
by akacat
Sat Jul 13, 2013 5:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: Time

And now, just so it doesn't look like I'm just fangirling all over other OTTers, would anyone care to weigh in on the possible meaning of the punchline of this Outside comic ? It's driving me crazy. And while that is a fairly short drive, I do need to get home to do some chores. It appears to be ex...
by akacat
Sat Jul 13, 2013 11:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: Entropy Cake

As of this posting, you're at 99. So by the time you see this, you'll probably be at 100. So, preemptively -- happy hundredth! http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Money/Pix/pictures/2008/01/18/100460.jpg Thank you! :D Post number 456! I like consecutive numbers like that. Also, Torchwood: Children ...
by akacat
Sat Jul 13, 2013 2:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 20²

Three hours it took me to ketchup! It would have been less, but a nap snuck up on me late last page. http://writingworkshop.blogs.wesleyan.edu/files/2011/05/cute-hamsters-party-400x3001.jpg I have much outsideness to do tomorrow, so the things I want to be doing will have to wait. Molpy down. Yessss...
by akacat
Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: Entropy Cake

I have no patience to wait. Happy hundredth, akacat! https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/p480x480/59066_127389460642910_105086_n.jpg Thank you! Am I at my hundredth? I know I'm close, but I've barely had a chance to read the OTT, much less post anything. Hence my blind-posting from about 7 ...
by akacat
Fri Jul 12, 2013 12:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

The delay in seeing what Beanie Guy is adding to the drawings makes me think that there will be some major development. I hope that we'll be able to see it when he's done. I guess we'll just have to Wait for it. Don't feel bad, I have to click on everyone of these also. We're the same you a...
by akacat
Fri Jul 12, 2013 12:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

The delay in seeing what Beanie Guy is adding to the drawings makes me think that there will be some major development. I hope that we'll be able to see it when he's done. I guess we'll just have to Wait for it. Don't feel bad, I have to click on everyone of these also. We're the same you a...
by akacat
Wed Jul 10, 2013 6:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

Blind-posting from np 1046 to say that I don't think I'll ever catch up, because the linguistic investigations are fascinating.

And surely someone else has already suggested this, but wouldn't it be neat if one of the beanie bunch have greeted Cuegan with "wait for it"?
by akacat
Mon Jul 08, 2013 5:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

A I don't believe that these people are going to have answers to all the questions, that doesn't strike me as a Randallish story. On the other hand, I'm loath to lump in to act one all that happened on their journey from the sea to here. The night sky feels like an act two kind of interlude. The ni...
by akacat
Fri Jul 05, 2013 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

(I hope it isn't just a dust storm...) Or a herd of cowmolpies, sans cow-persons. (I'm not sure whether I should be impressed or frightened by my iPad -- it wanted to auto correct cowmolpies as cow-molpies. It knows what molpies are!) Also, a request for any near-future page pope: as a decree, chal...
by akacat
Fri Jul 05, 2013 1:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

ETA: woo, first ONG and a pagepope! Somebody mentioned recently they were watching a lot less TV since Time began. Amidst speculation on what that mysterious round thing is, my decree is that you tell us what time-consuming activity you've given up in order to Wait for it. I seem to have given up r...
by akacat
Thu Jul 04, 2013 11:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: Niclep stretched and yawned.

doublepONG http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/e901b965f553bf5461744337ff182b04ca5374e5eea286854c9c360eeccab87e.png [edit] oops wrong image. I wonder why Cue is going up first. To see if there's a snake up there. My prediction: there is no snake up there. It'll be La Petite, with a helicopter, saying ...
by akacat
Thu Jul 04, 2013 6:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

Anyway Let the record show, BlitzGirl is the One True Pope of NP1000. Thus it is written. Thus it shall be. From now until the end of Time. The Old One has spoken. I quite agree -- I thought about adding a small ETA to my post to reflect that. I think I will. Don't know that anyone else's noticed, ...
by akacat
Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

ready...set...go! You jumped the gun there. And I could've done "ready...set...goat!" Ah, now that works! Yay, I'm in the 1000 image! Thank you BlitzGirl! If we could all refrain from drinking/showing pictures of alcohol during the NP 1000 celebration, that would be great. I hate to be a ...
by akacat
Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

spamjam wrote:ready...set...go!

You jumped the gun there.


BlitzGirl wrote:
1000 Newpages!

Here's a Present Present for all you OTTers out there!

Spoiler:
Image

Lol, how long were you lurking with that post ready to go?
by akacat
Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

If we could all refrain from drinking/showing pictures of alcohol during the NP 1000 celebration, that would be great. I hate to be a buzzkill, but there are multiple underage members here (including me). But- you can't drink an image on a forum? I'm pretty sure alcohol is allowed in PG-13 movies, ...
by akacat
Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

Some folks on a Nintendo 3DS forum noticed this article about people such as yourself and as the thread continued we found this one in which a stereoblind man gained normal vision after a 3D movie jumpstarted his brain . These links are really interesting, thanks for sharing them. :) You know, I'm ...
by akacat
Wed Jul 03, 2013 12:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

Long, lONG afore, in a galaxy right here...
Image

ETA: My very first ONG!
by akacat
Tue Jul 02, 2013 3:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

lol. The Bonk: Prediction: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=37377&mode=view Followed almost immediately by Megan LookONG back: LookONG back http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/2839f20026746fc1e77ac23e52411259213499fa5f95da42284ba0145df26755.png Has nearly cemented the BONK as canon in my...
by akacat
Mon Jul 01, 2013 3:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

I confess I also skip many of the timeodies posted herein. I also have to follow them in real time in my head and, besides, I really can't appreciate ones where I have no idea of the original tune─a shame, because I can appreciate how much work goes into some of them. This neatly sums up the reason...
by akacat
Mon Jul 01, 2013 1:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: :(

Oh, right. Get all weepy-eyed over a dumb old rock in the sky, but wish keyboards all over Cueball just for the lulz. http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=37345&mode=view D'awww! That reminds me of my favorite World of Warcraft quest. As your character completes it, they are covered with...
by akacat
Sun Jun 30, 2013 10:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

Do we really have to do that “make posts unnecessarily hard to read” thing again? http://www.mscha.org/tmp/SkypeEmoticons/animated/emoticon-0112-wondering.gif Ya know, if you're that bothered by one little papal decree, maybe you outta get a chirp. Or you could get all huffy and pull a charlie_grum...
by akacat
Sun Jun 30, 2013 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: Chirp.

... it means GLR is working on Time at that very moment. Or his molpies. He must have molpies. If I were in his position, I'd totally have molpies. Chirped that for you. :wink: But... Many of us have molpies, or at least house-molpies, without being Randall. I'm with Ice, he must have minions. ETA ...
by akacat
Sun Jun 30, 2013 5:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: Under the Same Stars

BlitzGirl wrote:
Spoiler:
Image


More fanart - turned out a bit darker than anticipated, hope y'all can see it...

Aw, that's a really cute picture of the attack-meowlpy. Do you mind if I use it as wallpaper on my tablet?
by akacat
Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

Whizbang wrote:
NoMouse wrote:Also, Cueball has moved (and Megan moved her leg). So it should count as a new newpix. Or half-newpix?


Or maybe Time is going back to 30 minute newpix?

Oh no, does that mean that Time will end soon?
by akacat
Fri Jun 28, 2013 8:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

Actually, I've been meaning to submit moving the moon to geosynch orbit as a What-If? question. All sorts of fun results: The earth becomes more egg-shaped (earthquakes and lava), we get two permanent high tides (much flooding), one hemisphere's lovers have ten times the moonlight while the other h...
by akacat
Thu Jun 27, 2013 3:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

The last 9 NPs had lots of cool things! Ottificaparotimeodyfilks, manips, animations, redundakitties, reappearances (Valarya: I've missed your cupcakes!!!), ONGs, a shoutout to me from mittagleffler, a few zombies (which I hereby relocate to the den of the raptorcat-meowlpy) Are you quite sure you ...
by akacat
Thu Jun 27, 2013 2:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: It's TIME!

You know what Time it is? The Sun http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=37228&mode=view [size=85]Inspired by http://xkcd.com/673/ I really like this! And not just because I choose to believe that one of those meowplies is me. :) (Blind-posting because I'm just a bit impatient. Also I'm re...
by akacat
Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106301
Views: 38943307

Re: 1190: "Time"

"Randall Daylight Time" refers to a 24-hour day starting when the first Time comic appeared. As I've been given to understand, Randall lives in the U.S. Eastern time zone, and publishes new xkcd comics at midnight his time, so the original Time comic appeared March 25, 2013, at 12:00am ED...

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