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by Ayriannah
Tue Apr 23, 2013 2:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

After several hundred newpix, the earlier time-traveler returns to the civilization she once helped to create, only to discover that the remaining time-traveler have gone (what seems to be) sane. The plauge f the madness which had driven her from the forums had departed, and there were random haikus...
by Ayriannah
Fri Mar 29, 2013 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

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

Cueball's arch! she destroyed it! (finally caught up after coma-ing and leaving the house. the reckoning made everything so confusing... I like the quotes-only version, though)
by Ayriannah
Fri Mar 29, 2013 5:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

The strangest part of the straw poll is that apparently 52 people care enough to vote on it. out f the ~200 people currently int the thread, that's nt too terribly odd. we're Waiting; it helps to have distractions. I should really turn ff my laptop and go to sleep now... With spelling like that, it...
by Ayriannah
Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

Lucia wrote:The strangest part of the straw poll is that apparently 52 people care enough to vote on it.


out f the ~200 people currently int the thread, that's nt too terribly odd. we're Waiting; it helps to have distractions.

I should really turn ff my laptop and go to sleep now...
by Ayriannah
Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

Um. Just wow. This thread now contains more than 3% of all replies to any individual comic. Which is a little under 30 times the theoretical average. Wonder what the least is? there are 13 comic threads with 0 replies. 1099 has the fewest views, with 6, total. Closely following is 1065, with 7 view...
by Ayriannah
Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

Helper wrote:
Ayriannah wrote:Please don't forcefeed Cueball Babies, even if they are caffeine-babies.

Oh god, I can't breat--

Success!
by Ayriannah
Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

HAL9000 wrote:
Helper wrote:
Wildhound wrote:That's it. I am going to murder Cueball.

We should try force-feeding him coffee first. And I don't mean the drink.

He DOES have a whole lake full of it right next to him. And also the babies.

Please don't forcefeed Cueball Babies, even if they are caffeine-babies.
by Ayriannah
Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

buffygirl wrote:Uhhhhh .... Did anyone notice there's a Post 1192?

though it's not yet showing up when I go to xkcd.cm; I I have to type in the /1192 for it to appear... weird glitch or timezone issue? it's way past midnight now- I though it updated at midnight. Humming :)
by Ayriannah
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

I fell like it's new year's, sitting here waiting for midnight to roll around. 8 minutes (~1/3 of a newpix)
by Ayriannah
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

I see this when I use the direct link http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/7a0fb337ec7cfded3864660876fceb71e4ee33271a3fee35a27e2490522f88e1.png Edit: I do think the Initiates of Time is the superior name, I would change the poll but there is no way to do such trickery in that simple site. Make a new on...
by Ayriannah
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

I suggest that an overarching period be established starting with frame 180, "The Rising of the Tide". There have been at least three frames since then in which the ocean has changed slightly, generally in the upward direction. While the ocean has moved, far more interesting things have b...
by Ayriannah
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

It is interesting how many of the active posters in this thread have joined in the last few days, especially since there is no link to the forums from xkcd.com anymore. Side question: does anyone know why the link to forums.xkcd.com was removed from the main page? long ago conversation; it was remo...
by Ayriannah
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

Umm.. several newpix ago, I made the Initiates of Time wiki page, so that's my vote...
by Ayriannah
Fri Mar 29, 2013 12:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

He is indeed joining the castles but… where did the flags go? http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/dd80419285db208bb20b5e5f38b4f18514324e450f9441ea75694551d00ba4c8.png It looks like the predictions have come to pass! Operation Connect Castles is underway. They could have come up with a more imaginative...
by Ayriannah
Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

shever wrote:
blowfishhootie wrote:
shever wrote:What exactly did Megan get in her mouth in 175???


Here's a hint: She had just gotten out of the water following some swimming. Any guesses what was in her mouth?


A giant jellyfish?


got it in one. [/sarcasm]
by Ayriannah
Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

spamjam wrote:
Pfhorrest wrote:Doesn't anybody here work for a living?

I'm retired...nothing better to do.

Spring break- probably better things to do, but I can't seem to drag myself away for long...
by Ayriannah
Thu Mar 28, 2013 10:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

I am disappointed that Randall apparently didn't make a realistic tide. It could have started out going slowly downwards turning and then being about to reach the castle when they left, rather than being completely immobile for the hours it must have taken them to build, and then suddenly starting ...
by Ayriannah
Thu Mar 28, 2013 10:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

AussieJono wrote:How about The Age of the Slow Tide?

Maybe. not gonna change it until something actually changes, though; it might wind up being closer to The Age of Calm, or something, if an actual, faster slowtide does show up. If nothing happens for 3 more newpix, perhaps.
by Ayriannah
Thu Mar 28, 2013 9:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

Please do not name periods before they are obviously not going to go in a completely opposite direction. The Periods (or Connoisseur of Frames), inspired by 915: Connoisseur, are: 000 - 009 : the debut or what? period: when nobody really knew what was going on 010 - 023 : the dark period: the darkne...
by Ayriannah
Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

Keep thinking they're swimming in a lake of coffee surrounded by snow if that's what you want, but I promise you that you are wrong. Wait for it, and you'll see. To be fair, Randall's in Boston, so that is a completely plossible scenario. I've got More Than a Feeling that might be possible. and now...
by Ayriannah
Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

Updated the wiki.
by Ayriannah
Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

More Words!

Edit: That's about a ninja'd as you can get. we even used the same punctuation...
by Ayriannah
Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

Know what would be cool? To write code to simulate the slow erosion of a sandcastle. You could take any black pixel within some frame of coordinates that is adjacent to a white pixel below it or to the side, and give it an erosion index, starting at 1 and decreasing in random steps toward zero with...
by Ayriannah
Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

I don't live in the south. I heard y'all is one person and all y'all is multiple people. Sounds as good as any for single and plural gender-neutral pronouns. Yes, but how do you translate that from "you" into "that guy over there"? (No, I don't know the actual name of the tense ...
by Ayriannah
Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

10. "This comic is just a way to get more users to use the forum! Maybe he just wanted the longest thread to be about a comic and not a flame war? We're not far to getting there, keep it on topic, guys!! Spiffing job!" A massive thread without a flame war? It's about Time! Yes, exactly wh...
by Ayriannah
Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

Actually, it got me thinking about why we assume the genders of the characters in the comic. That then broadened to how we know the gender of ANY xkcd character. Hair? Ridiculous. Clothing? Being intimate with another character? Please -- are you paying attention to what's happening in the Supreme ...
by Ayriannah
Wed Mar 27, 2013 6:17 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Gender Neutrality in Language
Replies: 10
Views: 6463

Re: Gender Neutrality in Language

Please continue flame war from "Time" thread here.... (like this is ever going to happen but I will make an effort to try...) I'm not sure if it ever made it quite to the point of 'flame war'- there were only like 8 posts, and they all ended with a 'it doesn't really matter, right guys?' ...
by Ayriannah
Wed Mar 27, 2013 6:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

Grepus wrote:Serenity


are we naming the frames now? that would be cool.
by Ayriannah
Wed Mar 27, 2013 6:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

Grepus wrote:The only thing I'm thinking at the moment: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkB5-BHxKZI

...that is ...frightening... what movie is that from?
by Ayriannah
Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

:shock: :shock: That brings up an important point (important only in the context of conversations that take place while waiting around for events that occur twice per hour) - why is it okay to call a bunch of girls or women "you guys" but it is wrong to refer to one girl or woman as a &qu...
by Ayriannah
Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

:shock: :shock: That brings up an important point (important only in the context of conversations that take place while waiting around for events that occur twice per hour) - why is it okay to call a bunch of girls or women "you guys" but it is wrong to refer to one girl or woman as a &qu...
by Ayriannah
Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

That made me laugh :lol: (Edit: also, what the guy above said) Got to stop reading the forums now... I'm getting very improductive :mrgreen: Um...I have a very gender- specific username. calling a girl a guy is just as offensive as calling a guy a girl. :| I'm not massively offended, just...a bit m...
by Ayriannah
Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

That made me laugh :lol: (Edit: also, what the guy above said) Got to stop reading the forums now... I'm getting very improductive :mrgreen: Um...I have a very gender- specific username. calling a girl a guy is just as offensive as calling a guy a girl. :| I'm not massively offended, just...a bit m...
by Ayriannah
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

I had joined the forums A LONG time ago, had to search my email to find my username. I have read EVERY SINGLE post here since it all started, at least I think so. I may not have read some of the ninja posts. Finally, I think I might have something to add that hasn't been said before: I now have a p...
by Ayriannah
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

joshumax wrote:
Burton wrote:Hi!

<snip>

I like this comic, and this thread.


Funny, I was thinking the same thing about the tides.


cannot tell if sarcasm or serious, Mr.3-posts... please be sarcasm? please? :?
by Ayriannah
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

personally,my top ten are frames 35, 51, 68, 73, 81, 83, 88, 102, 103, and 120 (in chronological order, not order of preference.) I doubt that any could deny the place of frame 102 and 103; the power of the castle left alone and the fall are apparent to any suitably trained eye. While many would ar...
by Ayriannah
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1191: "The Past"
Replies: 85
Views: 13542

Re: 1191: "The Past"

Someone wrote something on something similar to that, I think. A battalion of modern US soldiers dumped into the Roman empire. I forget what it was called. That'd be Rome Sweet Rome. It has its own subreddit, as well as a movie deal. Dunno when it's coming out, though. There's also a novel called L...
by Ayriannah
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

This whole discussion reminds me of the mugglenet forums back before book seven came out... are we gonna start a musical genre? xkc-Rock? (and just to clarify- I did read the forum rules, and made sure to mention that I didn't have rights to post links in my first post. I've also read every post in ...
by Ayriannah
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

How is this so very captivating??? Anyway I think we should just complete our full transition into comic 915 now. I think frame 97 is the best so far. "Complete" castle with head looking right totally beats frame 98 with head looking left. Although the utter chaos of 103 evokes some cosmi...
by Ayriannah
Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104878
Views: 29921017

Re: 1190: "Time"

Add me to the new-reg horde. I've been reading this comic since I was ...twelve? I read the forums whenever I get particularly interested in a specific comic, and finally, after 39 pages, I've run out of patience at not being able to post. I've been ignoring the giant pile of legos I dug out of stor...

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