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by mrob27
Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: NEWPIXTING RECKONING, HIDDEN NOPIX

Yes, definitely an It worth Waiting for.
by mrob27
Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: NONE OF THE PLACES I FLOATED HAD PUNS.

Thanks, @balthasar_s ! I knew there was something else that failed when Time failed (this particular m*stard has happened before).  Mrobots are behaving molpishly within their design parameters. imagebot , nopixbot , AUTOMOME , Mrorl's bOTTronic Bard, and company have all recently moved onto my bran...
by mrob27
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: KETCHUP. IT WORKS, CH**RPIES.

Hi again,  I'm wondering if anyone can suggest a reason why xkcd.com/1190 might be not working right now? It's interfering with imagebot 's monitoring of the epilogue frame pattern.  It occurs to me that Time redirects to some other server, and there are some other OtherComics that also use a redire...
by mrob27
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: ¡THIS LAPLEOPARD IS KETCHUPPING ME!

taixzo wrote:I believe it may be a reference to this othercomic.

Which, speaking of decree, is obviously the first half of a pair with this other othercomic.

That's all well and good as long as we combine them with this timeless classic (which I'd suggest is the prequel to the other two)
by mrob27
Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: HOW IS HAIKU FORMED? HOW ROUNDHAIR GET PRAGNENT?

Add my OpenGL Gray-Scott explorer, which I hope to discuss in a future post Unfortunately, it doesn't work for me. Darn, I had a feeling.   As you say, simply having a browser with WebGL is not sufficient, it must also have some specific GL things.   If you can get Firefox 61.0.1 (64-bit) for your ...
by mrob27
Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: 503 -- TWIGGYMOLP UNAVAILABLE

can anyone recognise the things from the first page of phys which I did not recognise? I have no idea what the beard guy is holding. There are of course two beard guys.   The beard guy in the upper-right is holding motorcycle handlebars (one of which has a mirror?) attached to a small Earth with a ...
by mrob27
Fri Jun 29, 2018 12:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: "KETCHUP IT IN YOUR UNG" SOUNDS LIKE SLANG FOR TELLING SOMEONE TO POST.

Well, last wip here, the river in back decided to be a little more seaish than it ought to be, and our whole back yard up to the first step out the back door was underwater. Back in the day, my family lived in a converted boathouse on a tidal estuary (I think you can see where this is going…). The ...
by mrob27
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: I'M IN YOUR ZANCLEAN FLOOD, CH**RPING YOUR WOTTERMOLPIES

As always @ucim , your new AotC chapter is greatly apreciated. ( OTT:2651:18 ) I don't think you can get smaller than -Inf… Also The numbers you'll see should be below 300 most of the time. No, I meant that I was hoping they could be drawn in a smaller font, so that they take up less space on the sc...
by mrob27
Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": VERY IMPORTANT FOR CZULE TO MEMEIFY XIM SILENTTIMELINESS

( OTT:2649:2 ) Have you tried the newest one? […] With ctrl+D you can have a preview of the "score" it assigns to each platform. and an arrow showing where it wants to jump next. I got a version that fits that description, so yes (I think). I remember noticing how large those numbers were...
by mrob27
Tue May 22, 2018 12:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: BLESS YOU, MOLPICOOTS. BLOLPICOOTS.

@balthasar_s I am very impressed by your MolpyUp automation. It got a score of 1738 on the first try (before you added the flags for extra lives ENHANCE ment). This frame is one where the dialogue struck me as odd. Wouldn't you say a campsite was deserted, or maybe vacant? I don't think I would say...
by mrob27
Thu May 03, 2018 4:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: I MADE YOU A WIP, BUT I SHIPPED IT

Thank you, mrob! I am always in awe of your OTT search-fu. It is much appreciated. It's easy, I just ott-postsearch lmjb1964 'xkcd.com/[1-9][0-9][0-9][0-9]' | less -r :D — mrob27 http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=41728 ETA: Ah, the notorious "What's that you're digging there, C...
by mrob27
Thu May 03, 2018 2:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THE MOLPIEST PART OF WAITING FOR IS MANIPS IN YOUR SUSTAINABILITY

I don't know if I've ever posted a new OtherComic before. No, you hadn't up until now. But curiously and quite RELATED , you were the first person to ask for a list of all OtherComics that have been mentioned in this thread. You asked at OTT:432:2 and @Sciscitor replied in OTT:432:4 ; and that was ...
by mrob27
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THANKS, CUEBALL. THUEBALL.

But these are not my words. They are yours. Read that post again. I quoted you there. Of course, you're right. I thought that sounded a little too familiar. Oh, well, at least there's this: Who is this guy, anyway? http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000210.png Who he is? Well, this guy is...
by mrob27
Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: LEML! LOOK AT THE THE SIZE OF THAT GOAT!

I'll give you something else to think about. Those are good things to think about. Remember frame 181 ? / […] / Now let's go back to 167 We are looking at a story (in cartoon form) involving some nice folks who have encountered a gate, and a building (which previously was a hole in the ground). At ...
by mrob27
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: IT CAN DO WHATEVER IT WANTS. IT'S THE SEA.

(Breathing a sigh of relief, that the NP2701 reference managed to be ONGed before we actually got to the real NP2701. Not that I have anything specific planned as such, but, I was thinking my story would get out well ahead of this point and as I have kept needing to focus on work and postpone my bOT...
by mrob27
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: SUDDENLY, TARDISES. THOUSANDS OF THEM!

Only Master so far (and not even that until graduation). Beginning as a Ph.D. candidate in the fall.
by mrob27
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: I LIKE MY REDUNDABIKES LIKE I LIKE MY OTTERONGS: COVERED IN MURTLES

Today I ended my oral defense presentation with a Koniec! slide, just for fun. The committee passed me. Edit: Oh, of course. I did see that goat ASCII art in the nopixbot window didn't I? http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=43633 Speculate on OTTish academic programs and/or degrees. Y'know...
by mrob27
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: ONE SLITHERMOLP DOES NOT A NINJA MAKE

balthasar_s wrote:Will know what?

That's a good question, but be careful how you answer. Hofstadter is rather meta and self-referential, so if anyone knew what he knew, then perhaps it wouldn't be possible for that thing to be known.
by mrob27
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU JUST SAID BECAUSE I WAS THINKING ABOUT THE BOTCASTLE.

All right, so, BSTA fans, we have a bit of a puzzle maybe. I'm sure we all recognize the PSAL (Person Sitting At Laptop) as MFBB (My Fellow Botbuilder Balthasar_s). We have a reference to 2016-10-31. If you check the AotT (Archives of the Thread) you'll see that MFBB posted at 2016-10-20 ( OTT:2526:...
by mrob27
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: HELLO, I AM THE FORTY, AND MY NAME HAS 8 LETTERS!

Again we see Meg
attempt the impossible.
Pailevator fail!

Image
frame M#677


BSTA: Wow, that suddenly got a lot more meta. Perhaps Hofstadter will know.
by mrob27
Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 39844830

1190: Time: THEY'RE TAKING THE MOLPIES TO ISENGARD!

[…] someone spotted a 1/2 cue monitor lizard crossing a road nearby though. No word as to why. …to monitor the neighbours, I suppose. What, internet? No monitor lizard doughnuts? I'm disappointed. Edit: https://ishanlin.files.wordpress.com/2017/03/lizard_donut.jpg?w=924 *phew*. You had me worri...
by mrob27
Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: MY MUSTARD BLINDPOSTETH OVER

I like the new Molpy UP! even better.   For some unknown reason, on my machine it thinks the "CTRL" key is always being pressed, regardless of reality. That makes the speed adjustment not work (and makes the "debugging/cheating" stuff easier to access). I hacked the code a bit to...
by mrob27
Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THE GLR IS A CUTE THE GLR

Using sudo with pip install isn't best practice. […] I know about virtualenv, that's how I access Python 3, but I need the standard Python to be in the standard place on my system, for long-term stability. sudo is just fine.   On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, just doing pip install without sudo complains: OSEr...
by mrob27
Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: WE'RE GONNA NEED A MORE WOWTERFALLISH TRANSLATEOUNG

but they aren't static, they're moving! :P

Uh-oh.

Image . . . . . . . . Image
by mrob27
Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: I AM ROSE, HEAR ME ROAR

Thank you @GnomeAnne ! I remembered being able to enter four words last week. Given your comments about IP address and VPN, I guess it's because I was using my mobile semi-organised sand and it switched itself from 3G to Wifi (or vice-versa, maybe?).   I tried the fast-forward, rewind, stop and paus...
by mrob27
Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: BEARDO IS A CUTE BEARDO

Wow, it was @BltizGirl ! Happy Timeversary! / […] / In celebration of [the fifth Timeversary], I blitz-wrote a riverish Hotdog: / Molpy Up! / […] This is wonderful, but lacks instructions. Apart from the Python-related instructions, like " sudo pip install pygame ", which others have addre...
by mrob27
Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: NO MINIP IN THE 'VERSE CAN CORINNE ME!

Was wondering if the NP count to the start of Time on mrob's replay page should be in shortpix or longpix? It's in longpix at present, but Time will start off in shortpix of course.. Hi @Rakhal ! That's a good point. I think it depends on your perspective:   If you imagine that you have "trave...
by mrob27
Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: ET TU, GENERAL ERROR?

A brief reminder that you may use mrob.com/time/replay to view Time in real-time, as it were. Soon the "Time is about to start" screen will appear and then, 48 shortpix later at midnip Randall-Daylight-Time, we'll get Frame 1. As presently given it is best for big screens, but if anyone wo...
by mrob27
Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: E6: *AUFMOLP*ISATION ĘNAP / (OK) . . . (NOT OK)

balthasar_s wrote:This is not easy to organise. […]

Thank you for explaining!
  I thought it would be fun to play with the tape machine, like the other people were able to do (perhaps?) but it's not that important, so don't worry about it.
by mrob27
Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: NOW I AM BECOME EPILOGUE, THE UNBASEMENTER OF EPSILONITY

That's useful, thank you.   I vaguely remember some mention of that. It happened in the middle of a roughly 28-day period during which I didn't post anything. I think probably I wasn't reading either. I found this post by @ggh . The trick of typing "hidden interface" into 2words does not s...
by mrob27
Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:07 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: MY BICYCLE IS PROBLEMATIC.

Where did you find Hebrew? There's a list of notable decipherment claims on Wikipedia . The Alberta folks are the last one in the list. [This isn't a Hebrew claim, it's a Turkic-family claim] Oh, I didn't know about Ardiç and Ardiç. I assumed that because they are from University of Alberta, it was...
by mrob27
Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:00 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: "WAIT FOR IT IN YOUR PUNDRAGON" SOUNDS LIKE SLANG FOR TELLING SOMEONE TO CH**RP.

[…] the Voynich Manuscript is actually getting translated! Sadly, no. The corpus that Hauer and Kondrak used (The UN's Universal Declaration on Human Rights ) is too small for this sort of task, and has a bias in that it concerns only one (albeit broadly applicable) subject. Worse, once you assume ...
by mrob27
Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:24 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: NO TRILOMEG AT AN ESCoTaT CAN POST ME!

Examine box content http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000204.png Some cassettes. WYSPA CZARNYCH MALIN : "Island of Black Raspberries" (or something close to that)    …MAŁP : The only words I see (from the stems database here , and the 2012 list here , which has almost 700,000 w...
by mrob27
Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:54 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: I HAVE THE MOST EPSILONISH CROISSANT RIGHT NOW.

Is this photograph something that existed already, or do we now have proof (well, strong evidence at least. It could have been made in Photoshop rather than being a photograph of a real thing) that The Advent is taking at least some of these themself? Yes. :P   Remember we already have this: (at OT...
by mrob27
Sun Mar 11, 2018 10:05 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: ONE ORANGUMOLP DOES NOT A REVEALER THE RECENT MAKE

Yes, and a bit of a challenge to keep my hands dry during the molpy-creation process so that I wouldn't get my phone wet when I took the photos.

"molpigenesis"
by mrob27
Sun Mar 11, 2018 8:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: MY PENGOAT JUST MUSTARDED ME; M**STARD WAS SO CASH

Of course the snow-molpies have clothes, but they're made of the same colour pixels, so you can't tell. Oh that's adorable! :D Now I'm trying to think of how we could make a simple two-frame stop motion animation […] Exactly what I was thinking too… I really wanted to make all twelve (there are alwa...
by mrob27
Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:26 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: NOOOO THEY BE CRENELLATING MY SNOW-WOOLPIES

[…] this other video also showed up. […] Edit: there's a real one . @Azule 's fireflies ( Zanclean Zodiac ) have also become real . (Yes, Intel again. They seem to be the company that likes to spend seaish amounts of money on this nerdy stuff.) […] Thick, heavy, good packing snow, great for making ...
by mrob27
Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: QUOTH THE OTTER, "BTTBAA"

Examine room
Image

There is a desk.
A lot of stuff on it.

Keyboard, screens, floppy disks, cassettes, tape player, some boxes, some other things...

The room also has doors.



Cassettes! (Do not eat.)
by mrob27
Sun Mar 04, 2018 3:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: GOAT HARD 2: GOAT HARDER

Those who see the "brick" containing "3000" probably also see bricks in my posts.   For example, there is probably a "brick" at the beginning of this line. If so, then perhaps you can't read Morobu 's Japanese stuff, like in this post ?   For @balthasar_s I believe you'...
by mrob27
Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: FOREGOAT YOUR CH**RPING BAOBABS. FOREGOAT THEM.

At the last IceCoffeeStarsSemenLavaSandCancer Olympics, Saltroping was played as a Demonstration sport . Teams riding on rafts competed to lasso flotsam (and sometimes each other) with ropes. The rules and scoring are very complex and the sport has a small, but wildly devoted following. The I ICSSLS...

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