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by gorn
Fri Apr 12, 2013 12:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29824176

Re: 1190: "Time"

cmyk wrote:I'll be damned if that ain't a damn cofferdam, dammit!

semenatedcoffeedam, shurely? (Ed)
by gorn
Tue Apr 09, 2013 2:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1196: "Subways"
Replies: 147
Views: 52912

Re: 1196: "Subways"

gormster wrote:
Eutychus wrote:Am I the first person to be reminded of this?


So... even at 220mph, getting from NY to LA would still take more than a day...


"The future looks bright
On that train all graphite and glitter
Undersea by rail
Ninety minutes from New York to Paris
Well by seventy-six we’ll be A.O.K."
by gorn
Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29824176

Re: 1190: "Time"

histrion wrote:Maybe they're actually in a giant hourglass. (Has anyone else suggested that yet?)

Oooh......
by gorn
Mon Apr 08, 2013 12:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29824176

Re: 1190: "Time"

by gorn
Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29824176

Re: 1190: "Time"

cmyk wrote: Looks like she brought 4 poles. Looks like she plans on erecting them equidistant from each other.

Only if she builds a big mound for a central one.
by gorn
Fri Apr 05, 2013 8:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1193: Externalities
Replies: 505
Views: 126445

Re: 1193: Externalities

As you wish.
by gorn
Fri Apr 05, 2013 6:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1193: Externalities
Replies: 505
Views: 126445

Re: 1193: Externalities

I doubt the following are really universities. "v.co","404" "r.to","404" "xn--p1b6ci4b4b3a.xn--11b5bs3a9aj6g","404" "g.to","404" "k.to","404" "t.st","404" "w.cc","40...
by gorn
Fri Apr 05, 2013 6:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1193: Externalities
Replies: 505
Views: 126445

Re: 1193: Externalities

Is it deliberate humour that the league table of results shows lots of non-existent domains with a distance of 404?
by gorn
Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1193: Externalities
Replies: 505
Views: 126445

Re: 1193: Externalities

San Fran Sam wrote:okay, so the d(x)= R is loosely d-rule = drool pointing to the dog's mouth.

d-Real, perhaps?

but what do the two slide rules on the left represent? and do they have anything to do with the dog wagging it's tail.

One slider for size, one for the wagginess, I think.
by gorn
Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29824176

Re: 1190: "Time"

"Last time that I saw her
She was standing by the water
Staring at the sunset
With a hammer in her hand" ♩ ♫ ♫ ♩ ♬
by gorn
Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29824176

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

Angkor Wat?

A (late) Easter egg?
by gorn
Sat Mar 30, 2013 7:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29824176

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

Elephant!
by gorn
Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29824176

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

He staggered and fell, grasped vainly at the stone, and slid into the abyss. "Fly, you fools! ' he cried, and was gone."
by gorn
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29824176

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

nú! héo cymj!
by gorn
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29824176

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

Pull back, pan left for Megan (and possibly BHG).
by gorn
Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29824176

Re: 1190: "Time"

Just a few tries for the language modifier: tin c a n did d i d candid c a n d i d have-did h a d could c o u l d be-did w a s be a r e gooder b e t t e r So maybe we bet-ter change to Dutch? what w h a t Edit - reversed earlier edit adding something that someone else added while I was editing.
by gorn
Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29824176

Re: 1190: "Time"

There were some small differences in "sea" level between frames 1 and 2, frames 3 and 4 and frames 6 and 7. It's not been totally still until now.
by gorn
Wed Mar 27, 2013 8:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29824176

Re: 1190: "Time"

paulmiranda wrote:OK, My prediction... pan left to reveal...

ANOTHER SANDCASTLE that Megan was building while off screen.
:)

Ooh, yes - with cannon or trebuchets, or something ....

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