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by chem1190c
Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Breaking News: The ambassador from Beannieland has just confirmed that similar relics were unearthed in the vast swamplands that serve as home to the Beannish Union's largest molpylife preserve. If these artifacts prove to be genuine they may hint at the existence of ancient "Other Civilizatio...
by chem1190c
Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Recent archaeological digs outside modern day Cueganville (location of the prehistoric land of "Spain") reveal curious artifacts left behind by an ancient race of nomads, who are believed to have been responsible for the mass exodus from the land of the sea shortly after the dawn of time. ...
by chem1190c
Mon Oct 28, 2013 5:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Ketchup fail. I pretty much have no meaningful chance of reading this whole thread now. Oh well.

Oh hey! A beanie boat! That seems vaguely familiar. :wink:
by chem1190c
Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

Molpy up?
by chem1190c
Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1243: "Snare"
Replies: 40
Views: 10684

Re: 1243: "Snare"

Bah, it won't let me link. This is a reference to the Muon g-2 at Fermilab. I saw them moving it a couple nights ago and then had my picture taken in front of it when it was parked at Costco. Precisely what I was thinking. When I read the first panel I was sure today's comic was going to be about t...
by chem1190c
Sat Jul 27, 2013 1:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

I guess this is somewhat fitting then, as the sun sets on the OTC... SEA MOLPY DOWN :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?mode=view&id=38427&sid=aad4799da0dfe8e1a272c08d67a84543 Redundant Sea Molpy Down :( SeaMolpyDown_101r3.gif Edit: Papal decree: It ain't over ti...
by chem1190c
Sat Jul 27, 2013 1:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm still holding out hope for "THE END ? " emphasis on the question mark :lol:

Perhaps I'm in denial :cry:
by chem1190c
Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1243: "Snare"
Replies: 40
Views: 10684

Re: 1243: "Snare"

When I read the first panel I was sure today's comic was going to be about this (http://www.bnl.gov/newsroom/news.php?a=11553), oh well.
by chem1190c
Fri Jul 26, 2013 12:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106537
Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

SEA MOLPY UP

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Redundant Sea Molpy
Spoiler:
SeaMolpyUp.gif
Sea Molpy Up
by chem1190c
Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106537
Views: 41572513

Re: Word play

A question to the English majors. Does this have a name? Some changes this newpix: The waves seem to be getting more seaish. That's rather... apt. Water you talking aboat? I don't sea anything wrong with... You water be ashamed of yourself. Well, you otter be ashamed of yourself, too! Also,...
by chem1190c
Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm somewhat tempted to use a rudimentary crowd simulation to animate the exodus of the cueganites.. quick, someone talk me out of it :lol:
by chem1190c
Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

Pfhorrest wrote:New title text prediction: "Float for it".

For that matter, "RUN" should have been "Run for it!"


I'm partial to "FLOAT. for. IT?" for absolutely no reason. :lol:
by chem1190c
Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

... animated gif fail ...

Edit:
PLEASE STANDBY AND CONTINUE TO wait-for-it
by chem1190c
Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

RUN for IT. Part III
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RUN. for. IT?
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by chem1190c
Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106537
Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hey, wait-for-it a minute.. there are more of these? 8-) :wink:

RUN for IT. Part II
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WAIT. FOR. IT.
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by chem1190c
Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106537
Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

This one is pretty much obsolete now that they've located the rest of the Cueganites and are en route via sandcastle boat... But all the same: RUN for IT. Part I http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?mode=view&id=38359&sid=d7ed153d568290292a2148f65a0caadc Redundant: seaMID1aaaaa.gif
by chem1190c
Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

StopONG! http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/a75d350cd8b0bee5f12d23ea41cd66a2d2631786abddf0a5ecdd24064a07c033.png But will the rope be strONG enough? Yep. Looks like we've found a suitable source of propulsion for them. :lol: Cuegan will eventually find themselves cut off from the land and surrounded ...
by chem1190c
Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106537
Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

NoMouse wrote:...
As for the OTC, wow! That was some La Petite Ex Machina!


Hey, I was going to say that :D
by chem1190c
Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106537
Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

Since we're no longer "waiting for it" does that mean we should all become TimeRunners now?

If so.. then the critical question is of course: Is Cueball a replicant?
by chem1190c
Tue Jul 23, 2013 11:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106537
Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

Assuming everybody doesn't just drown, or the Beanie Fleet doesn't just show up to rescue everyone, we've still got plenty of plot material to resolve. [spoiler]They've got to find all of their tribe, then make their entire way out of the basin (which I suppose the return of Cue...
by chem1190c
Tue Jul 23, 2013 11:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106537
Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

Assuming everybody doesn't just drown, or the Beanie Fleet doesn't just show up to rescue everyone, we've still got plenty of plot material to resolve. They've got to find all of their tribe, then make their entire way out of the basin (which I suppose the return of Cuegan showed can be cov...
by chem1190c
Tue Jul 23, 2013 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106537
Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

Beware the Sea Molpy! Wait for it ... then Run ! Or Swim ! if possible :lol: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?mode=view&id=38236&sid=052e2b2c60e080a5111439068a2e4717 Don't click on this one: beware_the_sea_molpy.gif They'll be protected by the bag. It is THAT good - keeps out water ...
by chem1190c
Tue Jul 23, 2013 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106537
Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

But what are they calling fresh here? Is salty fresher than their previous sea but not as fresh as a river? :shock: That's the conclusion I would come to. Really?! I know we all love our prior conclusions (there's a name for that, right?), but I think that since they're used to river water as "...
by chem1190c
Tue Jul 23, 2013 4:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106537
Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

Beware the Sea Molpy!
Spoiler:
Wait for it... then Run! Or Swim! if possible :lol:
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Don't click on this one:
Spoiler:
beware_the_sea_molpy.gif
Beware the Sea Molpy!
by chem1190c
Tue Jul 23, 2013 11:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think the whole thing is a diversion.. Hairdo was obviously buying time to launch the Secret Royal Beanish Navy just in time for the flood. Something like this: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?mode=view&id=38217&sid=7f2cab9fb8c43f30b9210e8e76774174 Holy molpy! How did you animate...
by chem1190c
Tue Jul 23, 2013 11:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106537
Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

Gedeon wrote:SafeONG

Image


Uh oh, not sure that seems like a good idea :?
by chem1190c
Tue Jul 23, 2013 3:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106537
Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think the whole thing is a diversion.. Hairdo was obviously buying time to launch the Secret Royal Beanish Navy just in time for the flood. Something like this: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?mode=view&id=38217&sid=7f2cab9fb8c43f30b9210e8e76774174 Don't click on this one, it's la...
by chem1190c
Mon Jul 22, 2013 11:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106537
Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

A little betterONG

Image

Spoiler:
fixed it for me :lol:
cf5f3c936208acee81d5a0d5a6cc4218f4343d4f7025bea1f55cfb25713835235-1.png
A little betterONG
by chem1190c
Mon Jul 22, 2013 11:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106537
Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

Well, that can't be what Megan was referrONG to. It's not even half as neat as their sandcastle. http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/cf5f3c936208acee81d5a0d5a6cc4218f4343d4f7025bea1f55cfb257138bdef.png Okay bad ninja there. Last time I ever try to ong with an iPad She must have been talking about this...
by chem1190c
Mon Jul 22, 2013 3:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41572513

Re: (I wish I could draw this)

Cuegan will eventually find themselves cut off from the land and surrounded by rising water. But they will be rescued in the nick of time: airlifted out by a Firefly-class transport ship. Thus ends time. FIREFL-ONG? http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=38194&mode=view Name's Captain ...
by chem1190c
Sat Jul 06, 2013 10:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106537
Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think something's mustarded. In my browser I'm seeing the pic as completely blank (no black outline, just white space). It won't open in Preview at all. When I open it in Photoshop, I get a warning message about an "invalid ICC profile"; if I tell it to continue anyway, I then see the b...
by chem1190c
Wed Jun 26, 2013 11:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106537
Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

Animation update: http://xkcd.mscha.org/tmp/sunset14.gif Corner color update (NW/NE/SE/SW): np2352: #ffffff/#fefefe/#000000/#000000 np2353: #ffffff/#fcfcfc/#000000/#000000 np2354: #ffffff/#fbfbfb/#000000/#000000 np2355: #ffffff/#fafafa/#000000/#000000 np2356: #ffffff/#f9f9f9/#000000/#000000 np2357:...
by chem1190c
Wed Jun 26, 2013 11:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Thanks, ucim and BlitzGirl! And yappo, I would be honoured if you sang to my ottification! Psst...y'all wanna know a secret? I actually started working on a version of "Every Major's Terrible"/"Modern Major-General" when Valarya requested it on Newpage 467, but never finished it...
by chem1190c
Fri May 03, 2013 1:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106537
Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

ONG: http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/b686fb953bb8dfc69abb6e3b6b55d8a73096c36f064bdff4139422169702fdee.png The River 1 doesn't seem to rise, so I assume she's returned to the Castle and is speaking about the Sea 2 1 Small, pretty neat 2 Big They're looking right at us! Clearly Megan has just broken...
by chem1190c
Fri May 03, 2013 10:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm surprised this idea hasn't been mentioned recently, but.. they've apparently been walking for days and the sun hasn't set. Not even once. Is it possible that What-if # 42 (http://what-if.xkcd.com/42/) is giving us a hint as to where they are? Of course this assumes that sunsets aren't simply occ...
by chem1190c
Fri May 03, 2013 10:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hmmm...

Perhaps "steam bottle" = "distillation apparatus"
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by chem1190c
Fri May 03, 2013 12:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

Apparently the river is both "Not Broken" and "Neat".. it may or may not also still be "Small"

edit: oh neat, looks like I have a hat now. Thanks buffygirl!
by chem1190c
Thu May 02, 2013 12:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

Dracomax wrote:How long until they invent a boat?


If cueball's going to be the one building it, the better question is "How long until it sinks?"
by chem1190c
Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

edit2 And on the second point, the originals were entirely grayscale.. whereas the (now glitchy) pre-fade frames seem to use some sort of malformed RGB. Same for the two oldpics that were recently re-uploaded. Hmm, doesn't look like this changed. The images I downloaded at BONG time and the images ...
by chem1190c
Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106537
Views: 41572513

Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:Can't help you with that, IMO all Adobe software is expensive cr*pware...


Or in my case student discounted cr*pware :lol:

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