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by pete3442
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Say, for example, that someone might create a Wikipedia article for our new unit of time. Should the title be "newpic"? Or should it be "newpix"? Should there first be some sort of vote held to determine the accepted forms, for singular and plural? I vote for 'newpix', and 'newp...
by pete3442
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105935
Views: 35738200

Re: 1190: "Time"

patzer wrote:
KroniK907 wrote:snip

Soon we'll need a wiki :shock:

I need to go to bed in a few newpix. Without one, I may never catch up. Oh me yarm
by pete3442
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105935
Views: 35738200

Re: 1190: "Time"

Okay, 58 pages, I'm not gonna bother looking through them though I'm sure this question has been asked already. But has someone put up a website with all the images, one that is pretty much up to date by now? The only one I noticed earlier in the thread only had the first 80 up. And also this threa...
by pete3442
Wed Mar 27, 2013 9:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105935
Views: 35738200

Re: 1190: "Time"

Lord Cathbad wrote:Also, has anyone confirmed that the alt-text has remained as "Wait for It" this whole time? Just to make sure...

I had the same worry, but have been checking at each update (when I am awake) and it has stayed "Wait for it."
by pete3442
Wed Mar 27, 2013 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105935
Views: 35738200

Re: 1190: "Time"

Until such time that the English language develops a gender-neutral pronoun system, and for as long as the male form remains the accepted default in the English language, I suggest that all further debate of the topic center solely on what might be done to address the underlying linguistic cause at...
by pete3442
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105935
Views: 35738200

Re: 1190: "Time"

SWuh wrote:Oh just fuck off.


Time in-comic is definitely slower now, whether intentional or not. Makes the frame rate discussions from earlier (around 14 - 19 when checking the water) seem apropos again.
by pete3442
Wed Mar 27, 2013 3:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105935
Views: 35738200

Re: 1190: "Time"

It certainly seems that time has slowed down within the comic. It seems (n too small to be sure) that there is some "normal" time when they are both in the frame, that time speed's up when he is gone (the castle construction with her alone was incredibly fast) and slows down when she is go...
by pete3442
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105935
Views: 35738200

Re: 1190: "Time"

KroniK907 wrote:Randall almost never references his own comics unless it is in a series... I wouldn't expect that to change now.


Except that http://xkcd.com/1/ is referenced in 1110 (http://imgs.xkcd.com/clickdrag/1n48e.png)...
by pete3442
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105935
Views: 35738200

Re: 1190: "Time"

Nic the Man wrote:There's a new comic guys, 1191: The Past.

But the comic updated too .... Will it keep changing?
by pete3442
Wed Mar 27, 2013 3:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105935
Views: 35738200

Re: 1190: "Time"

hm8 wrote:Finished the castle, finished the story? Just in time for a new comic....

They also looked done at 35 and 51 (in the xkcd dot aubronwood dot com numbering). Wait for it. We've called the end several times before.
by pete3442
Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105935
Views: 35738200

Re: 1190: "Time"

Is the speed of time in the comic changing, or is he this much slower at building than she is?
by pete3442
Tue Mar 26, 2013 1:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105935
Views: 35738200

Re: 1190: "Time"

Well ... the new what-if (38) was no hint ...
by pete3442
Tue Mar 26, 2013 4:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105935
Views: 35738200

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow. This was just incredible. I hope it isn't over yet, but even if it is ... it was enough to get me to watch it all day, follow the fora closely, and register just to post this.

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