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by Flotter
Wed Feb 01, 2017 7:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1793: "Soda Sugar Comparisons"
Replies: 132
Views: 14100

Re: 1793: "Soda Sugar Comparisons"

Dear Randall, Please also include measurements in Metric. Ducking off to another tab to google "20 fluid oz in mls" kind of ruins the flow of the strip. (even in the mouseover text would be fine - I checked that first) Love, Every country that's not America. (I mean, I know you know that ...
by Flotter
Wed Sep 02, 2015 11:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1572: "xkcd Survey"
Replies: 363
Views: 94063

Re: 1572: "xkcd Survey"

[...] Statistician gripe: it's impossible for us to come up with random words, even selecting from the words we know. THere are two many subconscious and conscious biases for us to choose randomly. But I bet I wasn't the only one who included 'correct horse battery staple.' I was surprised that non...
by Flotter
Mon Aug 31, 2015 2:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1571: "Car Model Names"
Replies: 62
Views: 11681

Re: 1571: "Car Model Names"

Finally, scientific proof that my car, a Mazda MX-5 (avg. value 7.3), is better than my mom's, a Mazda Demio (avg. value -2.96) :)
by Flotter
Thu Nov 13, 2014 10:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144404

Re: 1446: "Landing"

First pics from the surface!

Image
by Flotter
Wed Nov 12, 2014 4:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144404

Re: 1446: "Landing"

by Flotter
Wed Nov 12, 2014 4:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144404

Re: 1446: "Landing"

Excuse me but why does it say "U.S. Scientists: Proud" when this is the EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY's achievement? What about EUROPEAN scientists...? What, they can't be proud of their ESA counterparts? It's just weird that they specifically get a mention. What about Portugese plumbers? Because...
by Flotter
Wed Nov 12, 2014 3:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144404

Re: 1446: "Landing"

BlitzGirl wrote:NASA and Mission Control have swapped sentiments.

The whales are also anxious
by Flotter
Wed Nov 12, 2014 3:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144404

Re: 1446: "Landing"

Magdiragdag wrote:Hi, Philae
Spoiler:
Image


Did anyone catch the previous frame?

Was there 14:55 frame? xkcd1446.org also skips that one...

The comet has changed from Big1 to Near.

1Seaish?
by Flotter
Wed Nov 12, 2014 2:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144404

Re: 1446: "Landing"

by Flotter
Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144404

Re: 1446: "Landing"

Next status: Rosetta: Worried, because Philae might develop some mental problems.

[Edit]
And: Status: @esaoperations twitter editor: Needs coffee..
https://twitter.com/esaoperations/statu ... 2396001281 :D
by Flotter
Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144404

Re: 1446: "Landing"

by Flotter
Wed Nov 12, 2014 12:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144404

Re: 1446: "Landing"

markhb wrote:Is anyone else not seeing the image update? I don't know if it's the proxy I'm behind or what, but I can't get anything but the blank image, and "Live Headers" says the page is returning 304 Not Modified.

Mine was stuck at the 12:30 update, but seems to be working again (after refresh).
by Flotter
Wed Nov 12, 2014 12:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144404

Re: 1446: "Landing"

12:15: Comets aren't whales, Philae...
Image
https://sslimgs.xkcd.com/comics/landing ... 6k9PQp.png
by Flotter
Wed Nov 12, 2014 12:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144404

Re: 1446: "Landing"

Post-lunch ketchup completed :)

Go Philae!
by Flotter
Wed Nov 12, 2014 10:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144404

Re: 1446: "Landing"

[edit] Ninja'd
by Flotter
Wed Nov 12, 2014 10:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144404

Re: 1446: "???"


Any change since 10:45?
by Flotter
Wed Nov 12, 2014 9:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144404

Re: 1446: "???"

Nice, another Time! Little work will be done today :P

One question though: No ONG?
by Flotter
Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

It was weird to see Time stop while I was on holiday...

What if the rise of the sea was caused by a dropped mountain?
by Flotter
Mon Jul 22, 2013 12:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'll be leaving for a while, off to Britain once again, this time for a bit longer than just a weekend. I'll probably be able to keep up with the OTC, but following the OTT will be difficult. I wish y'all a good time analysing the OTC and see y'all in two weeks H, * . Bye. * Assuming Time hasn't end...
by Flotter
Fri Jul 19, 2013 11:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

Difficult to see if Beardie/Rose/Leader is the one who's not looking very well or if Cueball is a bit pale.

Maybe Cueball just doesn't like the prospect of walking all the way back.
by Flotter
Fri Jul 19, 2013 7:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

More speakING:
Image

The castle was once on island
We found it and have tried to re... it
by Flotter
Fri Jul 19, 2013 7:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

OMR, such revelations during my coma!

Papal decree: Time will only end when too many people in the OTT have lost interest, in other words: not for a while.
by Flotter
Thu Jul 18, 2013 2:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

Also, note the second text:
Yes! Good.

Why that enthusiasm/exclamation mark? It almost sounds like "They don't pose a threat" or even "We can crush them if we want/have to". What are her plans?
by Flotter
Thu Jul 18, 2013 12:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

How can people not like Cuegan?!?

I'd like to give Megan and Cueball a big hug, so they know there are also people who do like them.
by Flotter
Wed Jul 17, 2013 8:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

Beanie 1: "Forgive us for this rude intrusion, o Great One"
Beanie 3: "We have captured these outsiders for you"
by Flotter
Wed Jul 17, 2013 7:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

"Beanie 2, please pay attention..."
by Flotter
Tue Jul 16, 2013 9:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

What if everything takes place on MarsNew Netherlands?
by Flotter
Tue Jul 16, 2013 8:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

More greetONG:
Image

Based on their enthusiasm I guess these two Beanies know each other.
by Flotter
Tue Jul 16, 2013 7:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

higgs-boson wrote:GREETONG
Spoiler:
Image

Beanie 4 uses the same greeting as the person in front of the house, but Beanie 1 says something different. "Hi.", "Hello."?
by Flotter
Mon Jul 15, 2013 1:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

Tom17 wrote:More talkONG!

That's not the correct image, please replace it with the version with a hash in the file name.
by Flotter
Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

I wonder if this is the man who speaks in many tongues. The person the Beanies drew looked like he had manes, so it's probably a (very) bearded man. Maybe he just had a shave.
by Flotter
Fri Jul 12, 2013 1:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

Cuegan appearONG:
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by Flotter
Fri Jul 12, 2013 10:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wildhound wrote:I hate when I get ketchedup and there's no more OTT to read.

Want more OTT? Just
Spoiler:
Wait for it.

Although actively participating is much appreciated.
by Flotter
Fri Jul 12, 2013 8:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://images4.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20130711083228/xkcd-time/images/1/15/Beanishobjects.png AND... this new wiki article about Beanish Objects to identify/categorize each one and our observations about them. Very cool. 8 has been bothering me for ages. It now appears that 8 is related to 1 or may...
by Flotter
Fri Jul 12, 2013 7:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

Telescope going dOwNG:
Image
by Flotter
Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

We've been walkONG up the mountONG:
Image
by Flotter
Wed Jul 10, 2013 1:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

Rule110 wrote:Preidction: While trying to communicate via pantomime, Cueball will accidently sell Megan to the Beanies for two buckets and a pocket comb.

Sounds like a good deal
by Flotter
Wed Jul 10, 2013 7:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

higgs-boson wrote:SOON TO BE RESTONG
Spoiler:
Image


"Hush, Dear"

"Move, we're hungry!"
by Flotter
Tue Jul 09, 2013 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

And here's my theory q : If we assume that Cuegan is really talking English w and Beanies have developed completely new language in 11000 years (which makes sense) then there is only one explanation for it - Cueball and Megan are either time travelers or they have been in stasis and the...
by Flotter
Tue Jul 09, 2013 4:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29795277

Re: 1190: "Time"

And here's my theory q : If we assume that Cuegan is really talking English w and Beanies have developed completely new language in 11000 years (which makes sense) then there is only one explanation for it - Cueball and Megan are either time travelers or they have been in stasis and the...

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