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by macraw83
Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Basementposting from the top of 2612... I'm in the process of moving from the US east coast to the US west coast. Tuesday, shortly after leaving home I saw a truck that looked a lot like this: https://s3.amazonaws.com/treehouse-content/uploads/photo_gallery/large/10397-img0589.jpg Then last night as...
by macraw83
Thu Aug 24, 2017 2:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30480476

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi thunk! ... the 12Z or so model runs ... ... the cloud decks were further east ... ... I had another model-based hunch ... ... there was thin cirrus cover from an MCS ... You sound just like my wife, for some reason I always forget you're a meteorologist. Also, we have a cat that is solid white (a...
by macraw83
Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

worried, maybe? about what balthasar referred to, a group splitting off from the OTT. It just seemed to me that since most OTTers have a limited amount of Tim, they might spend it on the game and not post in the OTT anymore. Sorry for only lurking the OTT while playing OTDND. If it's any consolatio...
by macraw83
Fri Aug 18, 2017 4:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

lmjb1964 wrote:I will be in Cooperstown. NY, so nowhere near totality.

Who is it that's near Cooperstown? Was it macraw83?

Marsh'n is closer, but I'm still less than 1.5 nopix away. Sadly, I probably shouldn't take the time off from FFS...
by macraw83
Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105021
Views: 30480476

Re: 1190: "Time"

I did hear one scary bit on the news - Reporter said "You must wear the eclipse glasses during all of the partial eclipse." - No, not exactly. Please do not wear eclipse glasses while driving, etc. Just while looking at the sun. How much light do they block? I suppose I never thought abou...
by macraw83
Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

So how many of us are going to be in totality? I plan to be in Anderson, SC. I'll see a 65%-70% eclipse. Thought about trying to drive somewhere to see it, but that would be 12+ hours in a car and would cause missing a couple days of my FFS. And since I've heard that many places within the totality...
by macraw83
Sat Aug 05, 2017 12:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30480476

Re: 1190: "Time"

News time! My wife finished her degree in May and has found a job in California, about an hour south of the Bay area. She is leaving in just a few days to drive out there. I am just starting to look for work myself, and with our situation it doesn't make a whole lot of sense for me to leave my job b...
by macraw83
Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I got to see HES in lmjbtown! Squee! He's traveling across the U.S. with a group of friends he's known since high school. They were a lot of fun. We had dinner and went to the Boardwalk to play games. It was a great time. I took not one picture. :roll: Ooh, I may find myself much closer to lmjbtown...
by macraw83
Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30480476

Re: Romans 8:25 (niv)

I don't know about the straightforward part. - For one, they've started doing deals of 1 year of discount but 2 year contract, so you're stuck for that second year. I have to make my attempt in the next couple weeks, my current promo is about to end. I don't have any other company to switch to and ...
by macraw83
Wed Jul 19, 2017 12:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105021
Views: 30480476

Re: Romans 8:25 (niv)

New OtherComic We must have the same cable company. " Bundle your services, and pay less money!! for each service, but the total cost will be twice what you currently pay, and there's a $5000 cancellation fee. " Actually, for me there have been multiple times where the "triple play&q...
by macraw83
Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105021
Views: 30480476

Re: An old Joe and a young Joe that are brothers.

When do we get to meet Josbí, José? I'll have to ask my big brother - Joscí. He knows what he's doing, and does what he wants. Jose :lol: This however, would not be so Treeish. Two brothers with the same name? That sounds like a nightmare. What we're their parents thinking? Was one adopted, or did ...
by macraw83
Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105021
Views: 30480476

Re: 1190: "Time"

This however, would not be so Treeish. Two brothers with the same name? That sounds like a nightmare. What we're their parents thinking? You could use the solution of the Hispanic fireman with two sons. He named them Hose A and Hose B. And with that, I'm Poped. Consider naming things, something we ...
by macraw83
Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105021
Views: 30480476

Re: Newpage 2600 Beanish Repository

Epsilons: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=37549 http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=37572 http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=37579 http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=37589 http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=37591 http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.ph...
by macraw83
Mon Jun 05, 2017 2:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105021
Views: 30480476

Re: 1190: "Time"

Did you know that I actually wanted the "BB" link to be on the right side? http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=54892&mode=view That's because it belongs to different category than those three. Actually, I'm planning to add other things there, not only BB. But I couldn't find a...
by macraw83
Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105021
Views: 30480476

Re: 1190: "Time"

ggh wrote:ETA: Just realized what made BlitzGirl go "Ew." Embarrassed it took me so long.
I'm embarrassed it didn't take me longer, I got it almost immediately after seeing the hamply's post...
by macraw83
Tue May 30, 2017 1:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105021
Views: 30480476

Re: 1190: "Time"

Something else about your blink image... I noticed that it inadvertently makes at least one of the avatars much MUCH more obvious than it was. Now the biggest problem with spotting it is that it's been a very long Time since that avatar has been seen round these parts. Looking at those people, I ca...
by macraw83
Wed May 17, 2017 6:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105021
Views: 30480476

Re: 1190: "Time"

ucim wrote:
addams wrote:Weather Report:
We've had a sudden burst of hot. Maybe you can use some? Take as much as you want; I have a feeling there's more where that came from.

Jose

Todip's already plenty hot for me, and tomorrip is only going to be worse. Please, take some of the excess heat.
by macraw83
Tue May 16, 2017 4:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30480476

Re: 1190: "Time"

It is now Mid-May. A Cold Rain Falls. The Sun will come. If I ... Wait For It. Todip is our first dip in what seems like wips without rain. Got a little yesterdip, a bit more Sunday mornip, a bunch on Saturday, and overall at least a bit of rain on 15 of the last 18 dips (according to the weather r...
by macraw83
Sun May 14, 2017 9:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I copied the bike from another frame, but then I thought it might not work very well on earth with no spokes, since there is more gravity than on the moon, so I added some. I know about taking a frame out of a bike, but taking a bike out of a frame is new to me :) A bike without a frame seems very ...
by macraw83
Sun May 14, 2017 1:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105021
Views: 30480476

Re: 1190: "Time"

Anyway, we finally agreed on a settlement where I will pay the horrible carpenter only 2 bags of money. Congratulations on resolving your legal Outside-mustard! I hope you have some way of publicizing your story, here in the USA we have Angie's List for people to review their contractors and handym...
by macraw83
Wed May 03, 2017 10:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105021
Views: 30480476

Re: 1190: "Time"

Remind me to never bring my meowlpies to Florida.

Or Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana...
by macraw83
Wed May 03, 2017 11:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105021
Views: 30480476

Re: 1190: "Time": 408 - NEWPIXBOT REQUEST TIMEOUT

@SBN : aiya! I'm glad we have hardly any wild full-width justifications here. Pet ones are OK, of course, but I'd be scared m*stardless if a wild full-width justification bit one of my wolpies. If I had any wolpies, that is. I do live in the Australia of the U.S., so when I heard about the class I ...
by macraw83
Tue May 02, 2017 3:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np1043

AUTOMOME wrote:INSTANT COMAVISIONS, JUST ADD MICROMOLPIES
Is Automome monitoring the OTT to determine what to spit out? Or is it that oldpixbot tries to find a particularly RELATED one in an attempt to further the conversation?
by macraw83
Tue May 02, 2017 12:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30480476

Re: 1190: "Time"

I wish you a speedy invasion repulsion, bacterisar! I've never played D&D, but if I was in a game where the DM was handing out healing potions like candy, I'd be shaking in my boots. As a player, I get the feeling this was done both to ease everyone into the game and give us a sense of what the ...
by macraw83
Mon May 01, 2017 11:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30480476

Re: 1190: "Time"

semencoffeesandmilkballpitmethanemercuryjustplainliquidjellopavementturtlesredbulloiloobleckwatercustarddeepfriedvelociraptorbaconlavalegosnowandicecream There is a distinct lack of cancer and babies in that newword. I guess those were added later on satirically, as a commentary on the early OTT. S...
by macraw83
Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hope things work out and your halfcue doesn't become too leadish! That's CAVE ! Heehee, at first I thought you were calling the Little Wonder a halfcue, and then I got it. :) I still thought she was calling the Little Wonder a halfcue, until I saw this, but I still don't get it. A cue is the height...
by macraw83
Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105021
Views: 30480476

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hope things work out and your halfcue doesn't become too leadish! That's CAVE ! Heehee, at first I thought you were calling the Little Wonder a halfcue, and then I got it. :) I still thought she was calling the Little Wonder a halfcue, until I saw this, but I still don't get it. I think molpying si...
by macraw83
Wed Apr 26, 2017 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30480476

Re: 1190: "Time"

That still doesn't sound right, in the US you are required to take precautions against airborne lead paint, such as either a wet sander or a sander with an attachment for a HEPA vacuum. Sounds like the regulations they were working towards may have been intended for interior work, where you seal off...
by macraw83
Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105021
Views: 30480476

Re: 1190: "Time"

ggh, that sounds awful! And I'd hope that in NZ it's also illegal. I know that here in the states, the mere mention of a possible lawsuit would be enough to get them to bend over backwards to clean up their act. Keep us posted, and if nothing else try to find a temporary home for the Little Wonder i...
by macraw83
Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105021
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Re: 1190: "Time": BAOBABS: WHAT IF WE ARE *ALL* RANDALL?!?!!

*blinks, looks around* / Hi! We have been blessed with prodigal OTTers lately! For those who are curious, here is a complete list of people who have made two posts to the OTT separated by 150 wips or more:    @NotAllThere , OTT:1213:9 - OTT:2496:33 (152.05 wips)    @flicky1991 , OTT:345:35 - OTT:25...
by macraw83
Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Rule110 wrote:*blinks, looks around*

Hi!

Welcome forward, Rule110! Be careful, suddenly slowing from BlitzSpeed to OTTSpeed can be severely disorienting due to the temporal effects.

We haven't heard from you in yips! How have you been?
by macraw83
Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30480476

Re: 1190: "Time"

I play Lindsey Stirling when driving, and a surprising number of my passengers recognise her and approve, given how different our other musical preferences are. On the one hand, she's a violinist that plays classical-electro-pop-rock with some dubstep thrown in. There's a little smething there for ...
by macraw83
Mon Apr 17, 2017 2:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: Time and Dragons

Another source of music I rather like is the dancing violinist Lindsey Stirling, who I also found via StormAngel last year. I'm pretty sure I've linked to some of her vids before. A couple of pieces on her latest album that I like but probably haven't linked yet are Lost Girls and [urlhttps://www.y...
by macraw83
Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

But right now I have 'Quest for the hammer of glory' stuck running around in my head because I listened to it seven or eight times in a row a few days ago. Fun fact: Gloryhammer (the band that plays 'Quest for the Hammer of Glory', in case that wasn't clear) is only about 3 Degrees of Separation on...
by macraw83
Thu Apr 13, 2017 1:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

For decree: Definitely the Wintergatan Marble Machine song. Certainly one of the most treeish inventions I've seen in a while. I probably re-watch that video about once per mip. Also, never realized until just now how RELATED it is, but the mechanism for playing notes is actually controlled with LE...
by macraw83
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm impressed by the 3Drawing. ah, yes, that does seen impressive...almost too impressive...in fact, if I were the suspicious sort I would almost think it was not drawn at all, but rather made in a 3D modeling program similar to the one used to execute your idea and make suggestions for ggh's green...
by macraw83
Mon Apr 10, 2017 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

That's perfectly normal, having a door just hanging out by itself like that.. Is that the door he just just came out of, hanging off a wall that's cut away in this view? That's what I'm seeing, too. The wall is invisible so we can see, but since the door is hanging into the entryway it's shown. I c...
by macraw83
Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Go out and get to the place using whatever means you have available but leave the room, already! http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000077.png Ok. Okay, Okay, sheesh... I was six hours late to post this and no one else has beaten me to it? I'm curious about how exactly this view we're see...
by macraw83
Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I happened across an app backup file on my old phone called "xkcd Time Live Wallpaper_1.11.apk". Does anyone still need it? Wildhound posted a link to it here [which links to this ] It would be nice if someone more Androidically-enabled than I could take this and somehow modify it to disp...
by macraw83
Mon Apr 03, 2017 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105021
Views: 30480476

Re: 1190: "Time"

Also, I'd like to point out that 2 yips ago Reddit created "r/thebutton", which was a button and a timer that was posted, and the timer started counting down from 60 seconds. Each account that existed prior to April 1 that yip was able to click the button once, which reset the timer to 60...

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