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by katakombe
Sat Apr 09, 2016 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 671
Views: 107848

Re: 1663: "Garden"

Hmm, I did manage to grow stuff under any light. Blue, light blue, white, orange, red. It just took longer for some colors than for others. I also seem to be able to grow more if all lights in my garden have either the same color or if they are overlapping. I have two gardens and started out with t...
by katakombe
Sat Apr 09, 2016 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 671
Views: 107848

Re: 1663: "Garden"

BlitzGirl wrote:Whoa, I got a heart-emitting plant thing:
Spoiler:
GardenHeartSpray.png

Also a tulip, yay! This light configuration is what made them both.


Maybe the heart emitting plant is supposed to cheer the army of suicidal Megans up a bit?
by katakombe
Sat Apr 09, 2016 5:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 671
Views: 107848

Re: 1663: "Garden"

OK, I have a theory about the gardens: I think (as has been mentioned before), that each garden has a different inherent potential to grow certain stuff. Only, it's not some random more or less barren etc variety, but something like a different point in earth's geography, with different soil, differ...
by katakombe
Wed Oct 16, 2013 8:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1278: "Giraffes"
Replies: 67
Views: 19255

Re: 1278: "Giraffes"

Am I the only one thinking that http://what-if.xkcd.com/44/ and http://what-if.xkcd.com/64/ should be modified to have the new Sauraffes in the graphics?

Also somebody go get that kickstarter running ASAP! 8-)
by katakombe
Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1237: "QR Code"
Replies: 64
Views: 18947

Re: 1237: "QR Code"

Carteeg_Struve wrote:Knowing this crowd, I wonder who will get their app accepted by Apple and into the App Store first.


Screw Apple, I want that app (and a QR scanner that can read from screen shots) in the 'droid PlayStore!
by katakombe
Mon May 06, 2013 7:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

done with post-coma ketchup. just a thought about Randall (not) reading the fora. i've been following xkcd and the fora since about half a year or a year (can't remember exactly, it's been a long time) after it's beginning. back then Randall did read the fora, and he did comment, discuss and answer ...
by katakombe
Sun May 05, 2013 9:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

i'm off to coma. please don't write too much while i'm gone!
by katakombe
Sun May 05, 2013 9:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

oh, a zoom-in. i predict dialog in the next 1-3 Newpix.
by katakombe
Sun May 05, 2013 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

The comic won't load and nobody has suggested that this is the end of Time yet? I am disappoint. well, the Newpixbot had no problem loading the Newpix, so it's clearly a server problem. plus everyone should stop refreshing so that the servers have a chance to come back up. (i know it's tempting to ...
by katakombe
Sun May 05, 2013 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

I like to think that right now a massive klaxon is blaring and red lights are flashing while Randall grabs an emergency tool box before making an intrepid trip through cramped corridors filled with smoke to reach the server room where he has to defeat a highly intelligent computer virus (you know, ...
by katakombe
Sun May 05, 2013 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

Where does newpixbot get his filenames and images? It's still not resolving properly on the comic site. phew, and i thought i was the only one - i still can't get the current picture, and i've F5-ed the site more often than i can count in the last 15 minutes. No wonder it is slow, every time you (o...
by katakombe
Sun May 05, 2013 8:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

slinches wrote:Where does newpixbot get his filenames and images? It's still not resolving properly on the comic site.


phew, and i thought i was the only one - i still can't get the current picture, and i've F5-ed the site more often than i can count in the last 15 minutes.
by katakombe
Sun May 05, 2013 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

noONGyet?

can't seem to get the new one to load - either it's late or my browser is messing up.
by katakombe
Sun May 05, 2013 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

dreiarmumig wrote:Wollongong
Spoiler:
Image


THE OTHER SIDE!!

or will there be another arm behind that land?
by katakombe
Sun May 05, 2013 6:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

That's twice now you've done me a favor. I'm Amerigo Bonasera to your Don Corleone. Except without the whole fear and death stuff, of course. :wink: d'awwww :D Then we have two competing standard answers: 42 and cake. So unless cake == 42, they're going to fight for the Explanatory Throne. And that...
by katakombe
Sun May 05, 2013 4:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh, I can't stay mad at you! All is forgiven! :D Everyone to the bouncy castle! (This is a party, right? There's a bouncy castle? With room for everybody since I'm all into this sharing thing?) you ask, i deliver: http://www.surpassentertainment.com/sites/default/files/images/25x25%20castle.jpg
by katakombe
Sun May 05, 2013 3:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

Um... err...... *looks around* *wipes crumbs from face* ..... Was I supposed to share? fhorn: you and I are no longer talking. oh dear, no flame wars all month and now you are fighting over cake? good thing i brought another, and this one has it all: crenellation, towers, flags (with cuegans initia...
by katakombe
Sun May 05, 2013 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

ergman wrote:DIDIDOTHISRIGHTIGUESSWILLSEEOGONG

edit: right, but not fast enough.

I have a feeling that their old river might join up with this one, possibly with them stuck in the middle



sorry, i was still in full swing from posting my own first ONG. i'll let you get the next one :-)
by katakombe
Sun May 05, 2013 3:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

walking onG
Image
by katakombe
Sun May 05, 2013 2:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

now that i have a spiffy new avatar all i need is my first ong - maybe the next one? MyfirstDONG http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/0949cfda694702332aad500954eaaf324d48a5c651781ca84791e6abc9686c74.png Woop woop! that's right, i did it *dances around* time to celebrate, here's some cake y'all! http://...
by katakombe
Sun May 05, 2013 2:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

MyfirstDONG
Image

ok, not much difference, but i think Megan is looking upstream again, instead of straight at the river1

1 small2
2 or not so small after all
by katakombe
Sun May 05, 2013 1:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

"Users browsing this forum: katakombe, orthogon, SBN and 18 guests" wow, where is everybody? now that i'm back in the present nobody is here with me. :| I'm here. And so is Google Feedfetcher; it's always the life of the party. Come, have some cake! http://www.mscha.org/tmp/SkypeEmoticons...
by katakombe
Sun May 05, 2013 12:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

"Users browsing this forum: katakombe, orthogon, SBN and 18 guests"

wow, where is everybody? now that i'm back in the present nobody is here with me.
:|
by katakombe
Sun May 05, 2013 6:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

i re-read the interview with randall from six years ago, and one answer stuck out to me: I think the minimalism is an important part of the style, but I'm going to have fun injecting random visual ideas and breaking the pattern from time to time. I like having the future be an unknown. It depresses ...
by katakombe
Sat May 04, 2013 10:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

In summary: Yes, it's a brilliant puzzle! Given that I completely misinterpreted it several times even upon seeing the solution, I'm glad I cheated or I would have been nerdsniped to the end of Time. that sentence had me laughing loud enough to wake my baby. It's not zoom, but I don't know what it ...
by katakombe
Wed May 01, 2013 8:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

whoa, i'm finally present again! needle-pulled-thingie activity was through the roof lately, with the OTC new scene, helper returning, Hal returning, mustard and all. i like the idea of multi-nerdsniping going on here. LordRandall making errors is certainly not unheard of. he has often fixed spellin...
by katakombe
Wed May 01, 2013 4:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

To return for the moment to a very old subtopic... It's pretty clear at this point that Cuegan's world is three dimensional after all, despite much speculation and near consensus, hundreds of newpages ago, that it was not. The best argument for the lack of a complete third dimension was the effecti...
by katakombe
Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

blindposting here: wow, there i'm out for a couple of hours and i'm six pages in the past - how the duck did that happen? did time end for good and the next pages contain everybodys goodbyes? did it loop? what did LaPetite drag in? did she save the flag and/or Time? does it fade in? only one way to...
by katakombe
Mon Apr 29, 2013 5:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

blindposting here: wow, there i'm out for a couple of hours and i'm six pages in the past - how the duck did that happen? did time end for good and the next pages contain everybodys goodbyes? did it loop? what did LaPetite drag in? did she save the flag and/or Time? does it fade in? only one way to ...
by katakombe
Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ooh, at this point any drink would be welcome! Thank you! so, then, here is some mint water to quench your thirst and refresh you http://images.umweltberatung.at/imggr/wasserkrug.jpg and i got Door from Neverwhere to serve you some Atlantean wine. i thought wine saved from a sunken city is somehow ...
by katakombe
Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

congratulations blitzgirl! what a mighty quest you have finished! welcome in the present - i see lots of food have been prepared, what would you like to drink with them? also welcome back la petite! what have you fetched? a board to plant the falling castle on stilts! rope? a boat? will we ever see?...
by katakombe
Sun Apr 28, 2013 11:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

uhhhh ..... Lost is still on my to-do list (yes, I missed it first time round! I'm sorry!) So thank you for the spoiler heads-up, cuz it meant that I didn't follow the link! Woot! I get the impression that it's yet another of those shows whose entire premise is a tantalising overarching mystery but...
by katakombe
Sun Apr 28, 2013 10:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm not saying goodbye until the bitter end and I know that the comic won't loop or fade back in or any other possible ending. i'm not saying goodbye either, after all i just said hello. so, while i agree with you that the story is most likely done, i'm still not entirely convinced that the OTC won...
by katakombe
Sun Apr 28, 2013 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

since we are talking fitting music, how about
On an Unknown Beach
no mention of sandcastles but the video still fits i think
by katakombe
Sun Apr 28, 2013 7:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

htom wrote:Maybe she's Behind.


that's what i'm hoping. or that she is just off to get supplies of whatever nature.
by katakombe
Sun Apr 28, 2013 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

welcome back, la petite! will you be the savior of the flags, the color black, and Time itself? please?
by katakombe
Sun Apr 28, 2013 5:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

They've shown M&C away before without fading out. I'd imagine it fades back in to some other place, an unfamiliar shore, or a lone Ikea on the middle of a desert island. honestly, i don't think it's likely. i don't think randall will continue making new frames much longer. i have two theories: ...
by katakombe
Sun Apr 28, 2013 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

Eutychus wrote:I think a determining issue is

a) whether the rightmost flag standing falls before the whiteout
b) if it does, whether anyone returns in an attempt to retrieve it.



imho, if noone shows up to save the flag, then Time as we know it is really over.
by katakombe
Sun Apr 28, 2013 1:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

I don't look directly at the comic itself; that'd be a spoiler! I prefer reading the commentary on the way to it :D Me too!! Glad I'm not the only one. (Yep, same here) indeed. although, i have to admit i cheated one time: when i came back from coma after the "bye" Newpix i had to make su...
by katakombe
Sun Apr 28, 2013 10:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104979
Views: 30304404

Re: 1190: "Time"

hello dwellers of Time! i've been lurking about since ca newpix 150, and have read all the newpages before and followed since. i've not been posting yet as i'm usually reading this on my phone and posting is a hassle, and i meant to wait until i was at a computer (with Time to post, i usually only u...

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