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by taixzo
Thu May 30, 2019 3:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: Time for Physics – phys-0097

rezilibaniatsuS wrote:HOW DO I SPOILERED MYSTERYONGS? -- ongomome
Image
Spoiler:
Wait for it.

-- posted by rezilibaniatsuS


Which was sort of true, but backwards - the light actually bends because the water slows it down.
by taixzo
Fri May 17, 2019 5:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

New Othercomic. Last time Randall talked about Linear B was in relation to Beanish. I wonder if this might lead to further info on it?
by taixzo
Thu May 09, 2019 1:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

TIL that there is a beetle genus named Eumolpus . Surely that name is derived from Greek and OTTish, thereby showing some good molpish redundacy. Molpish! And Greek “eu” means “beautiful”, so it means “beautiful molpy”. :) Well-fitting. For decree: The next ONG will deliver stick figures. It really...
by taixzo
Mon May 06, 2019 1:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

Phys91 ONGoing search http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/aftertime/phys/phys-0091.png Wait for it. A lot of text He is on a search and will tell about it! Forty-two years old? Life, the universe and everything? Searching for the ultimate question? Is this turning into Hitchhiker's Guide to the Gala...
by taixzo
Thu May 02, 2019 5:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

Baobabs, a bikesaw! http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=43163 (How fast do I need to be going to run that saw at the speed of a nonbike punsaw?) Looks like whenever you punsaw one, another one pops up in your bag pants. FTFY. Rescue missiUNG for the dilgunnerang: http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics...
by taixzo
Wed May 01, 2019 6:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:Bag to your regular OtherComic update:
New OtherComic.


That made me curious about real-world machines that had more than a dozen degrees of freedom. After a bit of thinking, the simplest one I can come up with is a bicycle. (Most of them are in the chain.)
by taixzo
Wed May 01, 2019 4:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

I've finally run out of ketchup! Hi everyone! FFS m*stard seems to be a common theme at present... My FFS is finally demustarded, so cross one off the list. If you can see this from the pastfewpages, you should talk to balthascript — he mentioned having an idea for the molpydome. Excellent! I suppos...
by taixzo
Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time" Molpydome?

Blindposting from NP2674 (just a few pages back!), but: In case this all vanishes like mustard in the wind, here's a RELATED action shot, featuring OTCish molpies: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=57908&mode=view Pricklymolp emerged victorious in that match, 12565 votes to 9539 fo...
by taixzo
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

Blindposting again: We can test this by having a car move sufficiently fast. It will leave the earth's surface and fly out into space, saving NASA the cost of a moon buggy. If only there were a moon. And a buggy. And NASA. What? You mean there is no need for a moon buggy? Why couldn't you ha...
by taixzo
Sun Apr 21, 2019 1:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

Blindposting from NP2066. Howdy, y'all!

I've been dealing with Outside Mustard for a while, but I finally have the time to relax and Wait for a while (and blitz what I've missed).

See you all later in the Present!
by taixzo
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hello again Uristqwerty!

The Winter has returned here. Some days sleet, some days snow, some days merely freezing temperatures. I go to my FFS before sunrise and leave it after dark; I'm hoping to see the sun again on Christmas. It's nice to come back here sometimes and cozy up.
by taixzo
Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: Château de Sablé is a really cool CGI, he fights scary monsters and doesn't afraid of anything.

StormAngel wrote:Image


I mean, the Zanclean Flood is obviously too overpowered for Smash.
by taixzo
Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

moody7277 wrote:Footnotes are like peanuts or potato chips; you can't have just one.


Sure you can.1

1Source: this post.
by taixzo
Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

Send StormAngel molpish wishes from me!
by taixzo
Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

Newpixometers for Mac OS X and Ubuntu Linux are still working The "Ubuntu Linux" one is actually a python script so I tried it even without having an "Ubuntu Linux" availabe. It looks like an "X" inside a rectangle. I think this is not the intended appearance. yes, it ...
by taixzo
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:New OtherComic.


Friendly reminder that my Newpixometers for Mac OS X and Ubuntu Linux are still working, even if there are no longer newpix for them to measure.
by taixzo
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

moody7277 wrote:
taixzo wrote:Saw this, looks like moody7277's avatar got some validation.


Reading through that, it's more NoMouse's avatar. Mine is just me standing in front of a Texas shaped rock.


Whoops, I got them mixed up. I suppose they are both...primarily grey in color? No idea.
by taixzo
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

Saw this, looks like moody7277's avatar got some validation.
by taixzo
Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

I thought the hatted planet looked like GnomeAnne.

Or possibly not a gnome: a goblin!
by taixzo
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

AluisioASG wrote:A question for car drivers - how do y'all not fall asleep on the highway?


Symphonic Metal.

I blame yappobiscuits for getting me into it.
by taixzo
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi, ChronosDragon! New style of TaT frames is still ong oing. We have it all covered already. http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/aftertime/phys/phys-0022.png elementary model of standard particles... It's time to analyse everything again? Here we see 5 things, which are examples of "everything ...
by taixzo
Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

No idea. Perhaps this otter has a bottle of ICBINGB?

Image

RSIR
Spoiler:
otter.jpg
by taixzo
Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

I was trying to see Sustainabilizer's initial image about physics, but the bicyclesonthemoon viewer is broken. Both this link and another link in a post by Jose are not working. :( Did you try using logarithms? Jose I keep going back and re-reading this. I assume there's a joke there, but I'm just ...
by taixzo
Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi Opiboble! I realized that one of the recent Othercomics is actually part 2 of a two-panel comic. http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=57123&mode=view I like to imagine the scientists are the parents/grownups, dealing with the kids' game in their own way. RSIR lava.png edit: pope! Decree:...
by taixzo
Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi pelrigg! Hi yappo! New TaT-ONGs!!! The last word of the first speech might be the word for "sea" with a question "mark" (a °), based on m2722-m2727. The response is most likely "Yes." Based on Tresoldi's theories of m2734, the whole phrase looks like it means "...
by taixzo
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

As an Outside hobby, I built little electrical / electo-mechanical things. Two projects I'm currently working on are a augmented-reality display (think Google Glass, but more homemade and bulky), and a glove that reads the position of your fingers so you can play air guitar and actually make music. ...
by taixzo
Sat May 26, 2018 10:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

One link leads to another. (sniff...) A song brings it all back. https://www.dropbox.com/s/ye98q78k3ms8my1/on%20my%20own.m4a I'm so glad Time is also a Musical. sniff...) Life is a journey. Time is a river. The door is ajar. For decree, here's something for the desk: http://fora.xkcd.com/download/f...
by taixzo
Tue May 15, 2018 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

svenman wrote:You all know what to do, of course.


Ch*rp?
by taixzo
Mon May 07, 2018 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

New Othercomic.

This one has some mustard - there's a near-invisible, slightly larger Cueball overlapping and a bit to his left.

Spoilered for posterity:

Spoiler:
Image
driving_cars.png
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by taixzo
Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

balthasar_s wrote:
taixzo wrote:Ah, now I see the "person sitting at laptop". I was trying to orient it the wrong way in my mind.
Like "laptop sitting at person"?


I was trying to see the window as a laptop screen.
by taixzo
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ah, now I see the "person sitting at laptop". I was trying to orient it the wrong way in my mind.
by taixzo
Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:Treeish ottification, SilentTimer!
Steakish demustarding, GnomeAnne!

New OtherComic.


Odd that the White Witch
is not a stick figure here.
Pope'd. Decree: Haiku.
by taixzo
Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time": CONSIDER THE HABERDASHERY OF SPAAACE

Thanks, b! I found them as well. Unfortunately, I couldn't get them to work. I installed Python, and it said that I installed pygame as well, but then it said it couldn't find pygame, or something. Curse my lack of <computery stuff> knowledge! This may make it a bit simpler: I compiled it into an a...
by taixzo
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"; MolpyUpdate!

Count me in! http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=44220 Large parts of t1i are entirely by myself, including grass, molpies, etc. I can tell you which parts. Feel free to use them in the hotdog. Thanks for your help. :) So far, I took everything , including sand platforms, from the OTC – exc...
by taixzo
Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"; mustard in the sky!

[spoiler]At my FFS, I am expected to do S CIENCE . One of my projects is to create a SUSTAINABLE smartphone which ⋅ is made entirely out of freely-available components, ⋅ is running Free Software (Open Source) exclusively, including all device drivers, and ⋅ does not s...
by taixzo
Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:New OtherComic.


Which can also involve waiting for it.

Image

RSIR
Spoiler:
Screen Shot 2018-04-01 at 9.07.29 PM.png
by taixzo
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ooh! I like the new somethings, though I keep falling out of the world trying to get to them.
by taixzo
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

I should probably add Mac instructions: ⋅ Open a Terminal (it's in the Applications folder, under Utilities) ⋅ Type this and press Enter: sudo easy_install pygame It will prompt you for your password. ⋅ Use this command to change to the directory where the game is. For ...
by taixzo
Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

And Sustainabilizer temporally de-Basements with a hotdog! I've downloaded it, but haven't worked through the <computery stuff> to get it working on my Mac. (it will work on a Mac, right?) I'll play around with it later. Yep! It works on my Mac pretty well. One thing that would be nice to have is s...
by taixzo
Sun Mar 25, 2018 4:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50118824

Re: 1190: "Time"

Thank you for the awesomeful Advent!

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