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by Stealth Beige
Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107135
Views: 48675677

Re: 1190: "Time"

mybrainhurts wrote:
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So you probably also do quotation marks with your fingers? :lol:
OK, at least that's (almost) a standard Pope gesture... :mrgreen:


Y'all remind me of http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lF4qii8S3gw
by Stealth Beige
Mon Apr 01, 2013 2:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107135
Views: 48675677

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

Anything that large and stately has to be a mausoleum.

Where's Cueball?
by Stealth Beige
Fri Mar 29, 2013 5:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107135
Views: 48675677

Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

speising wrote:for all wondering how much Things that are on my side for 600, Alex! passes between frames: this animation moves at the speed of plot.


Quite right. But should passing intervals be measured in plots (or plotlets)? soon we'll be discussing dekaplots and kiloplots.
by Stealth Beige
Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107135
Views: 48675677

Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

So, not a sand cannon. But maybe a trebuchet is more gooder (typed that way, not substituted).
by Stealth Beige
Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107135
Views: 48675677

Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Looks like a heavy pull. Definitely a Sand Cannon.
by Stealth Beige
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107135
Views: 48675677

Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

Just realized: the thrown rock landed just about exactly at the place the Magic Kingdom began. (tweak-after-preview: somehow that reckoning-induced substitution of s a n d c a s t l e seems quite apt.) Maybe the whole structure is held together there, and it's about to collapse in on itself. Or not.
by Stealth Beige
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107135
Views: 48675677

Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Now he needs to build a sa.nd cannon. STAT.
by Stealth Beige
Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107135
Views: 48675677

Re: 1190: "Time"

She didn't even say goodbye ?!?
by Stealth Beige
Tue Mar 26, 2013 4:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107135
Views: 48675677

Re: 1190: "Time"

. . . Assuming Randall can draw a frame in about 5 minutes (ignoring putting them on the server, he can put a bunch of frames on at once, which means the time to do so is negligible), it would take about 28 hours to draw a week's worth of frames. Spread across time, this is completely feasible (and...
by Stealth Beige
Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107135
Views: 48675677

Re: 1190: "Time"

So, sometimes before I go on vacation, I do extra work to get things ready and running in my absence. I get some stuff done early and set up, and then ignore them while I'm gone. What are the chances he's just on vacation at a beach? Maybe he spent a few hours (days?) last week planning a slowmotion...

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