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by SWuh
Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

Mr Moriaty wrote:Taking a leak again I reckon and who doesn't like urinating on a giant mound visible for miles around?

I am liking this idea!! :D
by SWuh
Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

I am pretty much almost positive they are simply waving at each other...
by SWuh
Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1193: Externalities
Replies: 505
Views: 138727

Re: 1193: Externalities

Manchester were on top for a short while!! That made me superhappy :D --- I must be very easily pleased!!!
by SWuh
Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slippin' (slippin', slippin'( in

SBN wrote:
SWuh wrote:Ah, good. he be back. With catapult. Awesome. Still wanna ken hwæt 'THE MOUND' be though HMMMM :|


The catapult be-did there all along. But be he walking past it, or planning to wield it?

Damn me for not checking the picture previous and relying on pure memory. I am hoping he's going to use it :D
by SWuh
Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

Ah, good. He's back. With trebuchet. Awesome. Still wanna know what 'THE MOUND' is though HMMMM :|
by SWuh
Mon Apr 01, 2013 4:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slippin' (slippin', slippin') in

ic have done an very downtrodden job keeping up with all these forum posts. So when ic checked today ic felt very alienated. It appeared as though eow'd all devolved to this ridiculous dialect to go with the religion surrounding the an true comic. But it be not eow guys right? it be Randall being a...
by SWuh
Mon Apr 01, 2013 4:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

Oh thank goodness she moved!! I know the water changed a teeeeny amount last time (according to a poster on this thread) ... but it was still very, strange!! So yeah. Going at a very slow pace now. As if it wasn't bad enough that the updates are hourly now, we're also stuck with a barely moving/chan...
by SWuh
Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slippin' (slippin', slippin'( in

peewee_RotA wrote:
SWuh wrote:Still building 'THE MOUND' :shock:


ic reckon it looks more like an Almond Joy

Had to google that. Looks a liiiittle disgusting!! Having said that, I hate almonds!!

Also I like 'THE MOUND', simply because, well, it makes me giggle :oops:
by SWuh
Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

<snip> NINJA'd

Still building 'THE MOUND' :shock:

[EDIT] Oh great, they have changed the word filter for 'time' AGAIN. Fun! :roll: (I joke, I guess I can deal with it...)
by SWuh
Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slippin' (slippin', slippin'( in

Good to see eow back. :( an good night then be-did it? I'd kill for a beer right now. grrrr. It switched to the new longer fortnight at exactly midnight on Friday/Saturday ic reckon which suggests it be-did planned. But whose innermost essence tin be sure. She hath been building this.FULL STOPFULL ...
by SWuh
Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slippin' (slippin', slippin'( in

prættig well summed up right there. But no bad mouthing the new religion we have an Vatican Milliner's Perfect Customer now and he tin probably smite things.FULL STOPFULL STOPFULL STOP Its an little weird but ic for an embrace our new popey overlord. Ahhh yay!! A familiar face :) - makes me happy!!...
by SWuh
Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slippin' (slippin', slippin'( in

KarMann wrote:And stake circumcisions. *points up*

Ahhhh cool. I see. Thanks. GOSH MY BRAIN!!

KarMann wrote:Huh? Yes, there be an new comic. http://xkcd.com/1193/ Externalities

Now, I wonder why that didn't show up for me until you directly linked me to it?! Strange. Not going to complain though because NEW COMIC :D
by SWuh
Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

Jesus guys, this thread doesn't stop... can someone catch me up... so far I have figured out thatttt 1. The RECKONING/madness thing is something by mods that is a little wacky where they mess with word filters but on this thread it only affects quotes and sigs but for the rest of this place it affec...
by SWuh
Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

Just wanted to bob in and say: I STILL EXIST. And have still been following the comic!! As often as I could manage. Easter weekend is kind of a 'big deal' in the good ol' UK so I have been SO SO busy but have checked the comic at every point of internet access available to me!! I miss the thread :( ...
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm pretty much with you on that. That's part of the reason I liked 'TimeFrames' - a simple pun to describe the advancement of the comic, rather than 'Newpix' - a made up word (with an x in it for coolness) to fit the 'new religion'. If we're splitting hairs, newpix came before this religion stuff ...
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

Gosh, you all bloody love 103 don't you? Well, I have something to tell you!! Just because it contains the most 'action' does NOT make it the best frame. I think in terms of narrative and suspense 126 was by far superior. The not knowing, the questioning, the confusion. The laughter (brought on by ...
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

digimuzik wrote:
daef wrote:
Reka wrote:Yeah, basically Megan is pretty good at building sandcastles, while Cueball... isn't.


see 103


Now we really need a standardized way of referring to XKCD comics vs Time frames.

123 = TimeFrame

#123 = comic
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

Gosh, you all bloody love 103 don't you? Well, I have something to tell you!! Just because it contains the most 'action' does NOT make it the best frame. I think in terms of narrative and suspense 126 was by far superior. The not knowing, the questioning, the confusion. The laughter (brought on by t...
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

So each second of their time is a minute of our time? Time between frames in the comic isn't equal. I made a post about it a while back: and i am still not sure about that... ...since you don't know how they spent interframe-time That's an excellent point. For all we know, the frames are exactly 24...
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

Image

Verrrrrrrry minor changes here...
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

So each second of their time is a minute of our time? Time between frames in the comic isn't equal. I made a post about it a while back: i wonder if anyone has already tried to determine "local-time" in the strip (or are they on a planet where they've never got to sleep?) and the next thi...
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

appleGirl wrote:So *now* what are they going to do? Build an even larger uber-castle?

Just keep going... and going... and... wait for it...
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

benjaminswill wrote:
Spoiler:
Image


Okay, I'm glad we both just ninja'ed Swuh

I didn't even attempt this time, I heard the bong while chopping salad in the kitchen. At that point, I knew I was beat ;)
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ooooh wow!! Three flags in one go!! :D

Spiffing :)
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

I traveled all the way from 1982 just to say, this thread is officially out of control. I went to bed last night at about page 59. I woke up this moring to an additional 20 pages. After careful reading of 60-65, I started to skim. I then jumped over a few pages. I jumped again. Again, until I lande...
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

Grepus wrote:More importantly, looking at it closely, that really could be a laptop!

My thoughts exactly!!! Kind of scary. But I dunno what to.... OH

Image

Not a laptop.
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

peewee_RotA wrote:...Actually I got it. Since the "GONG" is 6 seconds early TF can follow the GONG while np follows the actual update.

My 2 cents: I prefer 'DONG' or 'BONG' as these are both infinitely more hilarious :lol:
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

GerardE wrote:Kind of looks like a laptop in the sand at this moment, is Cueball joining us? Or is he changing his status on fb :twisted:

You know what? It really does kind of look like a laptop!! How strange. A sand laptop that may or may not come to life?!!
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

daef wrote:
mojacardave wrote:
peewee_RotA wrote:
mojacardave wrote: We're trying not to do the bump any more.
Population control?
roflysst
maybe it's "population control" cueball is holding... and we're going to witness wild sand-castle-sex now... %)

Now THAT would be worth the wait.
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think maybe a frog? I hope it's a frog anyway! i akshully placed the "bong" 6 secs (or 0.00333333333NP - as you like) before the newpic - exactly for the reason that i like to see the change "live" :) Ya, I know ;) - I think I was around when you updated it. Quite an exciting m...
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

It was always a new tower... I am just curious as to what cueball is doing? Throwing sand? An object? A creature? Do we even know?

Also why is he so clumsy in these comics? And why is the panel so SMALL?! I can't tell what he's chucking around!!!! RAGE
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

Image

What... is that?!
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

Apologies for the weird markup on my original post. Seems you can't post spoiler tags within spoiler tags! The only problem with posting on a thread as active as this is that someone *always* catches your mistakes (missed parentheses, tags, dodgy quotes, merging two posts into one, double posts...)...
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

Mr Moriaty wrote:Looks like the far left few pixels may lead into something else. Is it me or do they start to slope up again?

It's not you. I vote sandpile or build-up to another tower/construction zone... possibly with some more characters? :D
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

It was decided that this wasn't going to be done any more, because it's gotten massively out of control. It wasn't so bad when it was just links to the two best ways of viewing the comic, but now it's been hugely expanded for expansion's sake. The wiki was set up so that we stopped doing this, and ...
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

Stabilisation works and some more construction? <snip> How do you keep doing that so quickly, SWuh? Pure luck, I think? Also I use the countdown 'BONG' ( http://www.webcountdown.de/?a=gxMXfoy ) which usually happens around 5secs before the change for me :) ... I like to watch it change live :oops: ...
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

Done You're a star! Obligatory: http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/(.png Thanks for that :oops: Normally, any cuddle should fit inside a newpic 8-) ; so even a slightly obsessive person can plan accordingly. Ah yes, I managed more than a cuddle in a newpic... however this was at a point where the thread w...
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

One does wonder though when exactly does what we are doing right now become disturbingly similar to watching the "parlor walls" of Fahrenheit 451... granted, doing it with the understanding that this is to end sometime soon is obviously not the same as doing it routinely. I am already on ...
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

Jonas79 wrote:
peewee_RotA wrote:
chem1190c wrote:edit again: or a larger section of the same sandcastle?


This one has flags and cones.

(Must be under construction)


I actually snickered at the "Must be under construction". My humor is so dry... :oops:

Oooooh I get it!! Hahaa </late>
by SWuh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106306
Views: 38963030

Re: 1190: "Time"

Checking in for the morning. I'm very happy with the progress. I feared the end for the sandcastle builders. I hope the people who wanted flags are happy. VERY happy with the flags. I was secretly hoping the whole time. Flags and turrets? I didn't dare dream of such a world. Yet, here it is in fron...

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