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by thegreger
Mon Nov 14, 2016 12:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1758: "Astrophysics"
Replies: 52
Views: 10456

Re: 1758: "Astrophysics"

The (IIRC*) Norwegian/Danish word for "King" is "Konge", resulting in the eponymous character in "King Kong" (1933) being renamed, non-titularly, to King(e?), in those environs, and the film being "Konge King(e?)". (This info direct from someone who toured th...
by thegreger
Thu Jul 25, 2013 7:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106386
Views: 39977763

Re: 1190: "Time"

Eutychus wrote:
Spoiler:
Up the MekONG

Image

Just telling you all I'm still here (occasionally)


Prediction: WATERFALL! :shock:
by thegreger
Tue Jul 23, 2013 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106386
Views: 39977763

Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:Also, the tall-Cueball look-alike actually has hair! A buzzcut?


If it's the pickup artist from 1027, humanity is doomed.
by thegreger
Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106386
Views: 39977763

Re: 1190: "Time"

higgs-boson wrote:Dumb way to die?

Heh, great. Now I had to re-watch that whole clip, just as it was getting unstuck in my head...
by thegreger
Tue Jul 23, 2013 1:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106386
Views: 39977763

Re: 1190: "Time"

Just convinced a friend of mine to start a fast blitz from page one! He missed out on what has happened so far, and I feel that the thread is the only way to properly understand the vastness of this thing. You do realize that, assuming your friend is either employed or going to school, that it'll t...
by thegreger
Tue Jul 23, 2013 12:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106386
Views: 39977763

Re: 1190: "Time"

Just convinced a friend of mine to start a fast blitz from page one! He missed out on what has happened so far, and I feel that the thread is the only way to properly understand the vastness of this thing. That may just be cruel and unusual. Well, given this thread, unusual has lost all meaning but...
by thegreger
Tue Jul 23, 2013 12:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106386
Views: 39977763

Re: 1190: "Time"

Just convinced a friend of mine to start a fast blitz from page one! He missed out on what has happened so far, and I feel that the thread is the only way to properly understand the vastness of this thing.
by thegreger
Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106386
Views: 39977763

Re: Saltcastles

Y'all are making me blush! All hail her Blitziness! (What's the point of newcomers other than having minions?) Oh wait, there wasn't bacon in it the first time. And I missed the babies on ice. But the same still applies! Some might argue that the difference between babies and bacon is mainly a matt...
by thegreger
Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106386
Views: 39977763

Re: Saltcastles

BlitzGirl wrote:Hi thegreger! Your prediction is both adorable and practical. Image


Warning signs regarding OTT addiction: After spending countless months lurking, you go into fangirl mode because you get a reply from BlitzGirl. (Yes, the BlitzGirl.)
by thegreger
Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106386
Views: 39977763

Re: Ketchup #1

BlitzGirl wrote:Optional decree: Who can come up with the most optimistic prediction for Cuegan?


Have been lurking for so long, I can't even remember if I'm allowed to post images. Either way, hi everybody!
Image
by thegreger
Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106386
Views: 39977763

Re: 1190: "Time"

THE END IS UPON US

Edit: Ah, no. My bad. http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/00b3a5 ... a4b4f3.png
by thegreger
Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106386
Views: 39977763

Re: 1190: "Time"

In other news, I just saw this article come up in a feed. Sweden Adopts a Gender-Neutral Pronoun I think someone mentioned this particular pronoun a while back, so I'm not sure just how new this news is. Added: Ah, here hen is, Jonas79 . It's been around for a while, but progress is slow. What star...
by thegreger
Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106386
Views: 39977763

Re: 1190: "Time"

udscbt wrote:Image


GASP
by thegreger
Fri Apr 05, 2013 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106386
Views: 39977763

Re: 1190: "Time"

JTL wrote:I was surprised there wasn't an animated gif of the recursive castles, so with a little spare time at work I made this!
Damn, can't post images...

img844.imageshack.us/img844/9355/xkcd.gif


MY BRAIN HURTS. And my eyes, come to think of it. Still, I applaud you, good Sir.
by thegreger
Fri Apr 05, 2013 12:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106386
Views: 39977763

Re: 1190: "Time"

pitareio wrote:
GerardE wrote:While we are waiting:
Dutch: wachten
German: warten
French: attendre
any more languages here?


Spanish: esperar. Interestingly, this verb also means "to hope".


Just to Scandify this up a bit:
Swedish: väntar
Danish: venter
by thegreger
Sat Mar 30, 2013 9:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106386
Views: 39977763

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

Keyboard

[edit]: Ah, the word replacing madness is over? Never mind, then... *late to the party*
by thegreger
Fri Mar 29, 2013 10:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106386
Views: 39977763

Re: 1190: "Time"

Grepus wrote:Archways coming up?

And the Lord said: "Make thee an arch of gopher wood; rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch."
by thegreger
Fri Mar 29, 2013 9:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106386
Views: 39977763

Re: 1190: "Time"

Sedasa wrote:I wonder if he is crouched down, peering over the wall, or laying back against the wall and staring at the sky. Maybe even taking a bit of a nap while Megan continues to build off to the left.

Oh, the perils of having an approximately rotationally symmetric head.
by thegreger
Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106386
Views: 39977763

Re: 1190: "Time"

Just a thought (and at this point in the thread, it's almost redundant to apologize if someone has already pointed this out): If I remember correctly, the "Users browsing this forum" count has been between 200 and 800 guests (and a slightly lower number of registered users) since the begin...
by thegreger
Tue Mar 26, 2013 7:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106386
Views: 39977763

Re: 1190: "Time"

Now, I'm one of those who registered in connection to this comic, has been lurking for a long while. (Hi everybody!) I understand that I'm not allowed to post a picture within my first posts, but I wouldn't want to write a bunch of nonsense posts just to get past that limit. Hence, if anyone is curi...

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