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by Smithers
Mon May 20, 2013 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"


OMR! I figuratively cannot stop looking at pictures of desserts/puddings/sweets now. This is almost as addictive as the image search for atari breakout
by Smithers
Mon May 20, 2013 11:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh, sorry. *steps off the hose* I still don't get the reference/joke (?) though. It was a proclamation of innocence... emphasizing that if anybody would do such a thing, it would of course not be me. You believe me, don't you? :) Jose Your quote is a little off there... might want to fix that. I ha...
by Smithers
Mon May 20, 2013 9:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

<snip> (my wild ass-guess), <snip> Was this a reference to xkcd 37 ? Now, would I do a thing like that? :) Jose I was hoping that it was, but it might have just been an everything-is-connected kind of typo. Did you work out why the "I" in that sentence was highlighted yet? Baaw. I love so...
by Smithers
Mon May 20, 2013 8:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Edit to add: ergman, nice gif. Molpy, of course. The Wingdings: NC(s|w|l)oix... couldn't figure it out. Given that three or four of the letters are right, I'm going to guess that it probably says "Newpix". Edit: Have now checked against http://www.alanwood.net/demos/wingdings.html and it ...
by Smithers
Sun May 19, 2013 9:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

But, according to xkcd #??? they don't see the colors. :( Umwelt. Thanks, updated original post. Ah, I, uh don't really know what part of Umwelt you mean; the title-text? All I see in Umwelt at the moment is a white circle fading to black; looks a bit like the exit to a round tunnel. When it first ...
by Smithers
Sun May 19, 2013 9:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

But I didn't really get why Cueball was talking about how beautiful it was, until I saw mscha's photo, and realized that what Cueball sees is not what we see. Welcome! I actually saw you online before you had posted and wondered if you would ever post. Cool to see that you did. :) But, according to...
by Smithers
Sun May 19, 2013 4:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

helpOng http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/63de3eea41b0dafe167512b05bdf660a76dba7a4afe1eb7a69a24f2fd52b395e.png Edit More awkwardness to come, if it goes on too long. By mscha's count, this is frame 1440. That means that if Time's story eventually ends, and the comic starts simply replaying the frame...
by Smithers
Sun May 19, 2013 2:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

yappobiscuits wrote:I wrote a song about frogs once...

See, it's all related.

Sir, you have just made my night.
It's all Randall-damned related.

Also: Is that another (happy, happy, happy, riverish) frog standing behind Robball? What sort of attack is it planning to launch against him?
by Smithers
Sun May 19, 2013 12:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

Riseity wiseity Sea is so big you see But what's the make-up of     This plot device? Could it be semenised Cancerouscoffeebabes Maybe with bacon too     Served up on ice. I wrote the second verse first and I am still much happier with it than the first verse. I found "ice" to be a much ha...
by Smithers
Sat May 18, 2013 2:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

ketchuptrans_zpsd6d1b906.gif (GIF credits to yappobiscuits, transparency by yours truly. (The trick is setting the frame disposal to replace (in GIMP, I used Filters->Animation->Unoptimise (Yay for nested parentheses ( :D ))))) I did actually try that (when s...
by Smithers
Sat May 18, 2013 12:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
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Re: 1190: "Time"

If the love that I got for you is gone If the river I cried ain't that lONG Then I'm wrONG, yeah I'm wrONG, this ain't a love sONG. http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/bba4f9d6a995fe8b90eea6ecdcf3dea0d7e3ded4d6fe265f2e8e891444b17687.png With thanks to bONG jovi. Edit: That's how I remembered it; Megan...
by Smithers
Fri May 17, 2013 11:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think the better question is, who decided it'd be a good idea to make a single button that turns off everything? I mean, that's almost as bad as this guy, who puts "self destruct" buttons on everything... http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/e/eb/Heinz_Doofenshmirtz.png/170px-...
by Smithers
Fri May 17, 2013 11:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

Holy shit. I uncovered the ending frames... https://dl.dropbox.com/u/5583349/xkcd_TIME_revealedEnding.gif Thanks for bringing that up again, I was looking for that because we needed something Time-related to add to (Link is very NSFW) http://rule34.paheal.net/post/list/xkcd/1 .
by Smithers
Fri May 17, 2013 11:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

ketchuptrans_zpsd6d1b906.gif (GIF credits to yappobiscuits, transparency by yours truly. (The trick is setting the frame disposal to replace (in GIMP, I used Filters->Animation->Unoptimise (Yay for nested parentheses ( :D ))))) mscha: Did you not see me acknowledge the mistake? I actually know the ...
by Smithers
Thu May 16, 2013 1:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm reminded of my favorite CSN song (set in some post-apocalypse): Stills: Say, can I have some of your purple berries? Crosby: Yes, I've been eating them for six or seven weeks now, haven't got sick once. Stills: Probably keep us both alive. The start of that song is amazing and effective storyte...
by Smithers
Thu May 16, 2013 12:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

Yummy! Please accept this smiley as payment, and as apology for my rogue posting of 400 cupcakes earlier: http://www.thedawgpound.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/cupcake_smiley.gif This is the best emote I have ever seen (though cupcakes are 100% free around here) . If only it was wearing a molpy ha...
by Smithers
Wed May 15, 2013 11:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Cambridge Chilli Farm's Smoked Scotch Bonnet & Red Pepper Sauce Time. ONGTHEROADAGAIN With credit to Willie Nelson Ong the road again Just can't wait to get ong the road again. The life I love is waitin' for it with my friends And I can't wait to get ong the road again. Ong the road ...
by Smithers
Tue May 14, 2013 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

120 newpix is a l ong Time to HP sauce. (The outside called me over the weekend and it's taken 3 evenings to ketchup.) We can only do best by following the Great Commandment 1 . Jose Was there supposed to be a footnote here? Remember this is from the same fella who said: I think Lord Randall would h...
by Smithers
Thu May 09, 2013 11:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: Tools

I've been using Pikrass's newpix converter script to convert post times to newpix. However, if a post has been edited, the last edited time still shows up in heretic format. I have modified my local copy to fix this deficiency. Here is the modified script, which converts post times, last edit times...
by Smithers
Thu May 09, 2013 11:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

1190: Tools

I've been using Pikrass's newpix converter script to convert post times to newpix. However, if a post has been edited, the last edited time still shows up in heretic format. I have modified my local copy to fix this deficiency. Here is the modified script, which converts post times, last edit times ...
by Smithers
Thu May 09, 2013 10:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

1190: Meta

23000+ posts in may be a little late for this, but I've been thinking about this a bit recently and had to post it. We discuss quite a few topics on this needle-pulled-thing, but there is currently very little organisation. Ideally we would have multiple threads, but the forum rules only allow one t...
by Smithers
Thu May 09, 2013 9:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

EDIT 2: Removed attached solution because I don't know how to spoiler an attachment... After uploading an attachment, a "Place inline" button should appear. If you click it, it adds an [ attachment ] block to the post which you can move to where you want the attachment to appear. Now you ...
by Smithers
Wed May 08, 2013 11:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

Angelastic wrote:
fatness wrote:
Febrion wrote:It never hurts to be sandwiched between a nice pair :-)

(.) :mrgreen: (.)

I read those as snappy claws.

Edit: did I just ruin ASCII-porn for everyone?

Wub-wub-wub-wub-wub-wub-wub-wub-wub[/Zoidberg]
by Smithers
Wed May 08, 2013 11:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
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Re: 1190: "Time"

EDIT: Kieryn, if you would be so kind, spoilerfy or edit that quote-wall, please. We're much more civilized at this Time. We have moved on from such childish things. *shrug* Done. Yeah, sorry about that. Won't happen again! Yes. We've evolved from quote-walls to blitz-walls. Please do t...
by Smithers
Wed May 08, 2013 11:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

EDIT: Kieryn, if you would be so kind, spoilerfy or edit that quote-wall, please. We're much more civilized at this Time. We have moved on from such childish things. *shrug* Done. Yeah, sorry about that. Won't happen again! Yes. We've evolved from quote-walls to blitz-walls. Please do try to keep u...
by Smithers
Wed May 08, 2013 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ketchup-post from coma and employment (although sometimes it seems I'm the only one here who doesn't ketchup during my employment). So their hills have people who chuck stuff into their river... but those hills are smaller . I wonder what these bigger hills have in them! Emeralds . Until I saw the t...
by Smithers
Tue May 07, 2013 11:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

Some leopards (or leopard drivers) will insert a non-breaking-space if you hit shift-space (or other c/a/m-space combinations.) This "s/leopard/leopard/g" script is going to take more getting used to than I thought. (But still thanks to [I think it was KarMann] for reminding me to install...
by Smithers
Tue May 07, 2013 11:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'd better close these in case I ever need the pod bay doors opening.
|#
#endif
-->
*/
Hey HAL! You miss us?
by Smithers
Tue May 07, 2013 11:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

descor wrote:// Do you think if we write like this HAL won't be able to read it?

/* If I do this will he skip the rest of the thread?
<!-- Just to be sure
#if 0
#| (worth a try)
by Smithers
Tue May 07, 2013 11:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm pretty sure the forum will preserve unicode characters, so you could type (or copy and paste) an actual nonbreaking space instead of typing in the HTML entity code. Can't believe I forgot about that! I already know that Unicode passes through phpBB from earlier attempts at beating the madness. ...
by Smithers
Tue May 07, 2013 11:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

Kieryn (or anyone else who knows); could you tell me what the noun &nbsp;means? Yes, that's the word between these brackets: (). I wouldn't ask, only I seem to have used it 13 times and I don't really remember using it. Can someone help me out? What, you mean "fnord"? Pfhorrest, did y...
by Smithers
Tue May 07, 2013 10:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

Kieryn (or anyone else who knows); could you tell me what the noun  means? Yes, that's the word between these brackets: (). I wouldn't ask, only I seem to have used it 13 times and I don't really remember using it. Can someone help me out? Alteration: Holy See Haberdasher's Infallible Patron. Sweet.
by Smithers
Tue May 07, 2013 10:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

New song parody. To the tune of Que Será, Será When I first saw the Comic "Time" I asked Lord Randall, What does it mean What's the sand made of What is the sea Here's what He said to me Wait for it, for it Whatever will be, will be The future's not yours to see Wait for it, fo...
by Smithers
Tue May 07, 2013 9:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

A horse, maybe. Or a tauntaun. (Again demonstrating my lack of geek cred, I had to look up what those things were called.) You had to look up what a horse is called? How do you even look up what a horse is called without knowing what a horse is called? 814840.jpg [Aside: I love the internet sometim...
by Smithers
Tue May 07, 2013 9:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

Either I missed the creation of a new acronym or it's a commonly known one that I simply haven't come across before, but what does VMPC mean? Neither searching the OTT nor Google had an answer.. I have a feeling I'm going to face-palm hard later on. Vatican Milliner's Perfect Customer. It replaced ...
by Smithers
Mon May 06, 2013 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

Thanks for bringing the discussion up because I would have never assumed he was coma-talking and that she poked him awake! To discover/read this whilst listening to this weirdness someone sent me made it even more startling and perfect¹. Five minutes in it starts to sound like waves on a shore. ¹: ...
by Smithers
Mon May 06, 2013 4:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

rvloon wrote:People! I thought we had well established, and ignoring all evidence to the contrary, as any scientist would, that the River is small, while the Sea is Large.

Heresy! The sea is BIG.

Unrelated: I'm going for a run now, I'll see (all) y'all in a TimeFrame or two.
by Smithers
Mon May 06, 2013 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

Coma finished, Time for a salt-and-pepper post. Hopefully this can be done according to mathrec's standards. I'll continue the discussion, though. Ketchup walls are good, especially when they are thoughtfully composed, with outdated comments removed, and thoughtfully formatted. Tried Googlfying it, ...
by Smithers
Mon May 06, 2013 1:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

LETSSEEIFICANGETITRIGHTTHISTIMEBECAUSEIMESSEDUPMYLASTONG
Image
Edit: it seems I can.
by Smithers
Mon May 06, 2013 12:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105004
Views: 30425613

Re: 1190: "Time"

ucim wrote:
Rule110 wrote:NOTONG...
Spoiler:
Imagecrossing_jordan.png


Spoiler:
NOTONGEITHER...Imagecrossing_jordan_fail.png
Jose

"fail" perhaps, but a lot less painful than "success".

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