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by riverssong
Tue Apr 02, 2013 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Is anyone else concerned by what Megan is up to with that trebuchet, which she has notably dragged off somewhere? We all know what happened the last time Cueball was left on his own to build something ... *sigh* CLEARLY they have built that central structure for the express purpose of destroying it...
by riverssong
Sun Mar 31, 2013 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

I reckon they're going to carve out the next part of the castle with flying projectiles. :D
by riverssong
Sun Mar 31, 2013 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

How the hell do ic stop my text from being replaced with nonsense/bullshit? an) dont get quoted b) avoid all words on the list: docs eff eow ell ell space ess tee oh pee google eff eow ell ell space ess tee oh pee com slash spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqAYU0aABH9XdDJxQUotLUtqc0NoczF1eTVqcXJLTVE#gid=0 c) h...
by riverssong
Sun Mar 31, 2013 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

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

How the hell do ic stop my text from being replaced with nonsense/bullshit? an) dont get quoted b) avoid all words on the list: docs eff eow ell ell space ess tee oh pee google eff eow ell ell space ess tee oh pee com slash spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqAYU0aABH9XdDJxQUotLUtqc0NoczF1eTVqcXJLTVE#gid=0 c) h...
by riverssong
Sun Mar 31, 2013 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

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

fhorn wrote:Lurked, lurked, lurked, lurked, lurked, lurked, lurked...
Joined.


GRATS.
by riverssong
Sun Mar 31, 2013 4:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

Fantastic Idea wrote:ic remain an witch in real Thing that keeps slipping into the future. ic shall not be swayed by eower newfound faith.


I'm UU in realtime. So I'll make the food. ;)
by riverssong
Sun Mar 31, 2013 4:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

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

How the hell do ic stop my text from being replaced with nonsense/bullshit? an) dont get quoted b) avoid all words on the list: docs eff eow ell ell space ess tee oh pee google eff eow ell ell space ess tee oh pee com slash spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqAYU0aABH9XdDJxQUotLUtqc0NoczF1eTVqcXJLTVE#gid=0 c) h...
by riverssong
Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

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

How the hell do I stop my text from being replaced with nonsense/bullshit? an) dont get quoted b) avoid all words on the list: docs eff eow ell ell space ess tee oh pee google eff eow ell ell space ess tee oh pee com slash spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqAYU0aABH9XdDJxQUotLUtqc0NoczF1eTVqcXJLTVE#gid=0 c) ha...
by riverssong
Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

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

How the hell do I stop my text from being replaced with nonsense/bullshit? an) dont get quoted b) avoid all words on the list: docs eff eow ell ell space ess tee oh pee google eff eow ell ell space ess tee oh pee com slash spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqAYU0aABH9XdDJxQUotLUtqc0NoczF1eTVqcXJLTVE#gid=0 c) ha...
by riverssong
Sat Mar 30, 2013 11:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

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

I tin even picture some point in the far future (if we haven't turned this tiny blue planet into an barren radiation-fill wasteland), when the last few independent mechanical timepieces (watches, alarm clocks, etc.( have been relegated to museums and all devices be automatically set by GPS (or the ...
by riverssong
Sat Mar 30, 2013 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

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

Is there any consensus over whether Newpix are a constant with outside time being variable, or Newpix being equal to 30 outside minutes? Are Longpix a subset of Newpix during periods of accelerated outside time, or do they consist of two Newpix? fortnight be-did originally defined as a period equal...
by riverssong
Sat Mar 30, 2013 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267267

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

Is there any consensus over whether Newpix are a constant with outside time being variable, or Newpix being equal to 30 outside minutes? Are Longpix a subset of Newpix during periods of accelerated outside time, or do they consist of two Newpix? fortnight be-did originally defined as a period equal...
by riverssong
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

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

plumander wrote:Y o u ' r e
t o o
s e x y
f o r
y o u r
s h i r t,
M o d s


Bzuh?
by riverssong
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

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

This textfoolery seems to have subdued George the Malevolent Gallstone for the moment. Carry on.
by riverssong
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

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

Okay, so... what you're saying is... it's NOT the hydrocodone that's making me see this textfoolery?
by riverssong
Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

It's the Macarena!
by riverssong
Fri Mar 29, 2013 12:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

The best forum word substitution I was ever inadvertently responsible for was "wandroach".
by riverssong
Fri Mar 29, 2013 10:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

So, um, in the hours it took me to be forced to the hospital by George The Malevolent Gallstone, get diagnosed, medicated, come home and sleep off the meds, etc., we've gained 40 pages. If anyone would be so kind as to PM me with a quick summary of what's happened? I'd be MOST appreciative, because ...
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

Randal could draw one of these perhaps every 5 seconds - if he spent 12 hours total doing so, this would go on for 6 months. OTOH, the comic is simple enough that the placement of heads, arms, and legs could be algorithmically generated. In which case, there could be an huge number of computer gene...
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm starting to really like the theory that we will eventually discover they are trapped in a giant hourglass, and are building sandcastles in a vain attempt to keep from being suffocated by the rapidly growing pile of sand. Also, I'm gone for a mere 30 Newpix/timeframes/aubron refresh cycles and y...
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

Zindaras wrote:I love this comic so much. Now I want to go to the beach and built a giant sandcastle.


So when are we going to get together and do this?
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

*yawn* G'morning. Have we taken over any small island nations yet? We appear to have enough sand to build our own. Cool. I can contribute a portable hobbit-hole and a pot of coffee. Will that help? Both essential parts to any new island. To be honest after starting a new religion and redefining tim...
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

*yawn* G'morning. Have we taken over any small island nations yet? We appear to have enough sand to build our own. Cool. I can contribute a portable hobbit-hole and a pot of coffee. Will that help? Both essential parts to any new island. To be honest after starting a new religion and redefining tim...
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

Good morning all... and why am I suddenly hungry?? :shock: My work here is done. ...and if I eat all of that, my cardiologist's will have just begun... :mrgreen: I am a child of the TARDIS. I am also a hobbit. My mission in life is to travel the length and breadth of the known (and unknown) univers...
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Rivenwulf wrote:Good morning all... and why am I suddenly hungry?? :shock:


My work here is done.
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

*yawn* G'morning. Have we taken over any small island nations yet? We appear to have enough sand to build our own. Cool. I can contribute a portable hobbit-hole and a pot of coffee. Will that help? Both essential parts to any new island. To be honest after starting a new religion and redefining tim...
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

*yawn* G'morning. Have we taken over any small island nations yet? We appear to have enough sand to build our own. Cool. I can contribute a portable hobbit-hole and a pot of coffee. Will that help? Both essential parts to any new island. To be honest after starting a new religion and redefining tim...
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

*yawn* G'morning. Have we taken over any small island nations yet? We appear to have enough sand to build our own. Cool. I can contribute a portable hobbit-hole and a pot of coffee. Will that help? Both essential parts to any new island. To be honest after starting a new religion and redefining tim...
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

*yawn* G'morning. Have we taken over any small island nations yet? We appear to have enough sand to build our own. Cool. I can contribute a portable hobbit-hole and a pot of coffee. Will that help? Both essential parts to any new island. To be honest after starting a new religion and redefining tim...
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

EMERGENCY NOTICE Okay, fellow timeWaiters ... I think the time has come to admit that we have a problem. A big problem. ... People, we are not sheep. The time has come to grasp the bull by the tail and look the situation square in the face! This is our internet time we're talking aobut!!!! Please d...
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

Mr Moriaty wrote:
riverssong wrote:*yawn* G'morning. Have we taken over any small island nations yet?


We appear to have enough sand to build our own.


Cool. I can contribute a portable hobbit-hole and a pot of coffee. Will that help?
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

*yawn* G'morning. Have we taken over any small island nations yet?
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newpix <- You're Welcome. Submitted at 143 est pictos religionis (EPR) EDIT: EPR is latin for "Painting of the one true religion" +1 Internets to you, good sir. It's already been tagged for deletion by lack of "significance". Let's contest this heres...
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

Art imitates life imitates art imitates life imitates art imitates life imitates...
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

THERE'S A RELIGION NOW?????


That'll teach me to go take a nap. *sigh* All praise the mighty Sandcastle.
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

The frame definitely just shifted slightly to the left! (So the castle appeared to shift slightly to the right.) I WAITED A HALF HOUR FOR ONE DARKENING PIXEL. I want this on a t-shirt underneath the image of the sandcastle. https://dl.dropbox.com/u/84764842/tshirt-castle-pixel.jpg I would be deeply...
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

Did this thread suddenly get 10x more hilarious, or is the sleep deprivation finally setting in?
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

Outside? Is that like Mesopotamia? Isn't Mesopotamia gone? Has Outside been destroyed without our noticing?! Oh well. At least we still have our sandcastle. I don't know. Nobody does. There is a large silicate-based piece of translucent material behind me that supposedly allows one to view the Outs...
by riverssong
Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

plumander wrote:Ugh, barely changed.


Are you kidding??? It visibly moved! By MORE THAN ONE PIXEL!!!!!




...so it has come to this.
by riverssong
Wed Mar 27, 2013 11:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267267

Re: 1190: "Time"

So at the current rate of expansion, how long a nap can I take before we catch up to the flag frame?

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