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by StratPlayer
Fri Mar 28, 2014 7:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

CRUCIAL DIAL UNG UE: http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/0c13b40fb2d866d6d00a267bbb71f844731d97ed9982f97f1ddc0eaa1a054cb5.png You'd think I'd pounce on a chance like this, but I can only think of all the fun that was had with this classic bit of dialog during the During-Time... Gets me all misty-eyed ...
by StratPlayer
Fri Mar 28, 2014 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:
StratPlayer wrote: insightful and intellectual discussion in this needle-pulling-thingy

You may have disrupted our very serious discussions but I forgive you in my pants.


I most pantingly appreciate that!

by StratPlayer
Fri Mar 28, 2014 6:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: In "It's All RELATED" News

After so long in the basement, my eyes kind of mustarded-up in all this light -- I accidentally read that as "testicular printing". In some kinds of hand-printing, a punctured or stenciled pattern is used to apply ink or powder to a page or to cloth for quilting and embroidery. The tool u...
by StratPlayer
Fri Mar 28, 2014 2:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

when TIme began on 3/25/2103 You Americans and your weird date format… Oh, sorry --- that would be "25/3/2103" in dd/mm/yyyy notation. And the "2103" instead of "2013"? Well, that still works -- Time "begins" on each and every day, so ANY date works. That'...
by StratPlayer
Fri Mar 28, 2014 2:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: Time Revisited - np 142

and in regards to bannanas ... If we ever got a time T-shirt, I hope it has the little ridges that make a 2D object change as you move in relation to it. I wish I could recall what they are called. I believe the term you're looking for is lenticular printing After so long in the basement, my eyes k...
by StratPlayer
Thu Mar 27, 2014 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

It is TRULY ALL Related!

Thank you all for your welcome back and your kind words about my last It's-All-Related post . I enjoyed putting that one together, and especially liked discovering the fact that there was an issue of Time magazine published on the exact same day that xkcd's "Time" started. But while it gav...
by StratPlayer
Wed Mar 26, 2014 6:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

It's ALL Related!!!

Hi all! Thank you for the warm welcome back from the basement! You know, it was really nice popping back upstairs to say "Hi" after being in the basement for so long. But I do have to say that the Timeiversary has been kind of emotion-filled for me -- fond memories of the Time that was mix...
by StratPlayer
Tue Mar 25, 2014 5:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

...sigh... Sorry. I've been away too long -- I'm thinking and posting in Outsider... Let me re-state that correctly: Happy TIME iversary, OTT-ers!!!! Happy Anniversary, OTT-ers!!!! :D Can you believe it was a whole year ago that xkcd 1190 first entered our consciousness? My, my, my -- Time does fly ...
by StratPlayer
Tue Mar 25, 2014 3:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

Happy Anniversary, OTT-ers!!!! :D Can you believe it was a whole year ago that xkcd 1190 first entered our consciousness? My, my, my -- Time does fly doesn't it? I just wanted to pop in to say hello and share a smile and a hug of remembrance. Oh -- and cake. OTTers still like cake, right? http://d1...
by StratPlayer
Thu Dec 05, 2013 4:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

...once an OTTer, always an OTTer. :) This is true -- it's like an incurable skin fungus or something. Just when you think you've shaken it for good, it starts itching and burning again, and soon it's oozing pus all over your keyboard... :shock: Even when I''m not. 'Cause that's what the OTT does t...
by StratPlayer
Thu Dec 05, 2013 3:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

Thank you all for the warm welcome back to the OTT! And thank you, Jose for invoking the summoning circle. I truly think I am a better human thanks to my time in the OTT and it is comforting to be here again. My heart is warmed to see such awesome creativity and talent still taking place here, long ...
by StratPlayer
Tue Dec 03, 2013 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

Welcome back jjjdavidson ! I wonder how many other otters in the basement don't know about the party we're still having upstairs. Out of a random sample I took of otters in the basement, all of them had a last post right here in the One True Thread. They didn't leave for other shores, they simply s...
by StratPlayer
Mon Oct 07, 2013 1:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time" -- Hello!

Hello, all. :) I posted an entry in My New Blog today about my StratoRaptor avatar, and of course it made me think of the OTC and especially this OTT. So I wanted to pop in and say "Hello" and to wish you all well. I hope everyone here is doing wonderfully! I see the creativity, warm, and ...
by StratPlayer
Thu Aug 01, 2013 7:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

OK, here's the third installment of my "Last OTT filk" -- an oldie with only a few lyrics that tries to put a less-mopy (no, not "molpy" ) spin on the End of Time: I'm Free (to the tune of "I'm Free" by The Who) I'm Free; I'm free! And freedom tastes of reality. I'm fre...
by StratPlayer
Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

I continue to be awed and thrilled by the level of creativity in this thread. Fabulous new OTTificational filks, and gorgeous colorizations, and wonderful new takes on OTC frames! Thank you all... And so today I offer the latest of my "last OTT filk:" "WOWtree Wood (This Comic Has Fl...
by StratPlayer
Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

I continue to be awed and thrilled by the level of creativity in this thread. Fabulous new OTTificational filks, and gorgeous colorizations, and wonderful new takes on OTC frames! Thank you all... And so today I offer the latest of my "last OTT filk:" "WOWtree Wood (This Comic Has Flo...
by StratPlayer
Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

VoronX wrote:(Blind post)
Just saw the news! NOOOOOO! It can't be! I am totally freaking out here!!! I was drawn away by hospital visits and other Outside World stuff. Say it isn't so! :~(


??? What news? Are those dang Kardashians up to their old shenanigans again???
by StratPlayer
Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

Per Papal Decree: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?mode=view&id=38627&sid=0f0c30eb135500626a04160f1e65dabc ETA: GAH! Complying with a papal decree and I become the new page pope. So I'll continue the same decree -- continue providing new dialog for some dialog-less frames. Well, that...
by StratPlayer
Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm being in a being-off with StratPlayer for the Time being... Only if the state of being a being I'm used to being while simultaneously being a being that you're being used to me being is itself being wrong :P Being being being. Well, now you're just being silly. For the time being you can keepin...
by StratPlayer
Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

Very nice, StratPlayer, though I would have connected Seattle directly to "Grey's Anatomy" and skipped over "Life as we Know it." :wink: Thanks, and you're right -- there's no real Woodrow Wilson High School in Seattle, but there is a Junior High there with that name. But then, ...
by StratPlayer
Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

Very nice, StratPlayer, though I would have connected Seattle directly to "Grey's Anatomy" and skipped over "Life as we Know it." :wink: Thanks, and you're right -- there's no real Woodrow Wilson High School in Seattle, but there is a Junior High there with that name. But then, ...
by StratPlayer
Tue Jul 30, 2013 6:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

Very nice, StratPlayer, though I would have connected Seattle directly to "Grey's Anatomy" and skipped over "Life as we Know it." :wink: Thanks, and you're right -- there's no real Woodrow Wilson High School in Seattle, but there is a Junior High there with that name. But then, ...
by StratPlayer
Tue Jul 30, 2013 6:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

Very nice, StratPlayer, though I would have connected Seattle directly to "Grey's Anatomy" and skipped over "Life as we Know it." :wink: Thanks, and you're right -- there's no real Woodrow Wilson High School in Seattle, but there is a Junior High there with that name. But then, ...
by StratPlayer
Tue Jul 30, 2013 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

Nice note in the Washington Post today- http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2013/07/30/a-brief-history-of-time-the-xkcd-comic/?hpid=z11 With links for Mscha and Aubronwood! Thanks. I thought she captured it pretty well. So Andrea Peterson, are you a timewaiter? If so, reveal yourself....
by StratPlayer
Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

One last OTT-filk from me. Maybe a little sadder and harsher than I might like it to be, but it does match the tone of the original... It's All Over Now for Meg and Cue (to the tune of " It's All Over Now, Baby Blue " by Bob Dylan) You could leave now, take what you need, you think will la...
by StratPlayer
Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow! I still haven't fully ketchuped, but I'm once again amazed by the incredible outpouring of OTT songs, poetry, filks, and artisty. I humbly salute each and every one of you who has given so much creativity and awesomeness to this thread!!!! And if you feel you haven't given anything? Or not been...
by StratPlayer
Mon Jul 29, 2013 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

Prediction: "Time II" will unfold using a series of frames stored at geohash locations, collected in order by deciphering clues from each previous frame in order to find the next. It takes the OTT and sends it on the road! I would quit my job to go hashing to find the newpix. I have extra...
by StratPlayer
Mon Jul 29, 2013 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

Prediction: "Time II" will unfold using a series of frames stored at geohash locations, collected in order by deciphering clues from each previous frame in order to find the next. It takes the OTT and sends it on the road! ETA: I might have been ninja'd on this pages and pages ago -- I sti...
by StratPlayer
Mon Jul 29, 2013 7:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

I hear there's some sort of party going on in BlitzGirl's basement... involving some sort of bondage? Is that where the meetup is taking place? Is the only way to attend to say "good bye" ? http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=38418 (It's actually in the OTT's basement - and yes, t...
by StratPlayer
Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

I wanted to OMR-All-Related-ify the latest OtherComic , but I'm stumped... Huh... Seems pretty obvious to me: 1. In the Current Other Comic , GLR refers to the Kerbal Space Program. 2. The Kerbal Space Program is a space-flight simulator in development by Squad a game development company in Mexico ...
by StratPlayer
Mon Jul 29, 2013 1:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

See ya'all for the sequel someday! Is this what 'saying goodbye' looks like, he asked suspiciously? Ronald Sort of... But not entirely... At some point, I do want to do a proper ketchup of all the OTT I missed during the last few weeks. And I very much appreciate all of you here in the OTT. But wit...
by StratPlayer
Mon Jul 29, 2013 1:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow. Like it can happen with all of us so much in life, it seems like a major milestone occurred while I was busy doing other things. Evidently Time has ended... Well, I'm surprised, but not overly. After all, [heresy] the GLR is only human [/heresy] and it's unrealistic to think that he would keep ...
by StratPlayer
Thu Jul 25, 2013 2:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

Been a long time since I last posted... May be another long time before I post again... But: The OTC is still amazing, and I'm still keeping up! Who'd a thunk that from two simple stick figures sitting on a beach would have arisen this massive saga?!?!?! Not I, and I'm awestruck to see it still goin...
by StratPlayer
Fri Jul 12, 2013 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh -- whoops. Misread ttscp's post earlier -- I took it to mean that there wasn't much posting between the ONGs, not that RudeDude was making all the ONG postings. I did exactly the same thing, but then I have been messing up Density and Destiny since the beginning of Time... Wait. What? I thought ...
by StratPlayer
Fri Jul 12, 2013 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh -- whoops. Misread ttscp's post earlier -- I took it to mean that there wasn't much posting between the ONGs, not that RudeDude was making all the ONG postings. I did exactly the same thing, but then I have been messing up Density and Destiny since the beginning of Time... Wait. What? I thought ...
by StratPlayer
Fri Jul 12, 2013 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

poxic wrote:
fhorn wrote:
SBN wrote:We are a Tribe, we share a culture.

um... ew?

You mean you didn't bring your petri dish?


Rob Petrie's dish? He might have to borrow it from Laura...

Image

(...old-timer TV joke...)
by StratPlayer
Fri Jul 12, 2013 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

<big snip> This last paragraph is more purely speculative than the rest of this post, but I suspect that many of the members of this community, at least those who spend a lot of time here, participating in all aspects of the culture, might not have strong cultural roots outside of here. This is bas...
by StratPlayer
Fri Jul 12, 2013 5:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

The plains go on and ONG That's four ONGs in only nine total forum posts. That's got to be a record. Just getting lucky I think... slow morning, east-coast time zone, and some quicky clicky. Oh -- whoops. Misread ttscp's post earlier -- I took it to mean that there wasn't much posting between the O...
by StratPlayer
Fri Jul 12, 2013 5:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

thirds wrote:What is culture if not a bunch of inside jokes?

That and a media to grow yogurt, penicillin, and anthrax...
by StratPlayer
Fri Jul 12, 2013 5:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104869
Views: 29899843

Re: 1190: "Time"

The plains go on and ONG http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/b607d44dab7cf83bfaa411110e5aa01ac31146313413f47698bd9ee5402cf1d5.png That's four ONGs in only nine total forum posts. That's got to be a record. See? I post again after a very long time away and bring the place to a standstill.... "OMR,...

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