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by AionArap
Wed Mar 05, 2014 9:03 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0086: "Far-Traveling Objects"
Replies: 45
Views: 9765

Re: What-If 0086: "Far-Traveling Objects"

It's not enough to beat the astronauts, though; cosmonaut Valeri Polyakov spent over a year in orbit, which adds up to a life odometer 10 times longer than Ron Akana's.


Did Randall just forget about Sergei Krikalev?
by AionArap
Thu Apr 18, 2013 11:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm waiting in my cold cell, when the bell begins to chime (dong?). Reflecting on my past life and it doesn't have much Time. 'Cause at 5 o'clock they take me to the Gallows pole, The Sands of Time for me are running low. I really should have rethought that excommunication t...
by AionArap
Thu Apr 18, 2013 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

Splendid idea about the rot13 encryption Caswallon, one can never be too careful. As a matter of fact, to be extra secure, I encrypted my post twice. I propose we all start doing that from now on until the end of Time. Excellent! Thank you for providing some illumination in this time of Illumi-naug...
by AionArap
Thu Apr 18, 2013 7:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

Splendid idea about the rot13 encryption Caswallon, one can never be too careful. As a matter of fact, to be extra secure, I encrypted my post twice. I propose we all start doing that from now on until the end of Time. Excellent! Thank you for providing some illumination in this time of Illumi-naug...
by AionArap
Thu Apr 18, 2013 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

Splendid idea about the rot13 encryption Caswallon, one can never be too careful.
As a matter of fact, to be extra secure, I encrypted my post twice.

I propose we all start doing that from now on until the end of Time.
by AionArap
Sat Apr 13, 2013 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

jjjdavidson wrote:After careful consideration, I must proclaim herewith that I am not, and have never been, a Sandmason.

What, are you hallucinating again?


Eeeexcellent!! Now fill it up with petroleum distillate, and revulcanize my tires, post-haste! Umm, I mean send me all your money.
by AionArap
Sat Apr 13, 2013 7:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

manvandmaan, are you sure you wouldn't be happier in the Western Paradox Church? You're definitely working our corner. Which, of course, and contrary to all expectations including our own, we officially support, and unofficially condemn. We, the Sandmasons/nobody in particular, are not a religious ...
by AionArap
Sat Apr 13, 2013 2:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

Or the hand of Fatima I guess :P I sauntered away from Time for a few other-Internet* moments in order to make myself a colorful little Game of Thrones House Banner . I had a nice design made up with some headphones, a dragon or two thrown in, my favorite colors.. when, next thing I know , it had m...
by AionArap
Sat Apr 13, 2013 2:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

EDIT: Also, mmm, Pie >(8(I)< Oh! I was wondering what you meant when I read this, and then I got to the bottom of the page, saw the page number, and thought "Oh, pie page! Ah, so that's what he meant." Never underestimate the power of 3.1415926535897932384626433832795028841971693993751058...
by AionArap
Sat Apr 13, 2013 2:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think this thread has jumped the shark, Blitzgirl's posts are my favorite thing. What? You mean this??? http://i.pgcdn.com/pi/90/15/62/901562018_260.jpg I think Fonzie rode this once, but as expected with a vacuum cleaner, that episode sucked... Did he jump it? EDIT: Nvm, I don't even wanna know ...
by AionArap
Sat Apr 13, 2013 2:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

cmyk wrote:Image


Ey!!

Seriously though, this is what I love about this needle-pulled-thingy.
by AionArap
Sat Apr 13, 2013 2:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

Eshru wrote:I think this thread has jumped the shark, Blitzgirl's posts are my favorite thing.


Yes, in the next few frames you'll see sharks jumping the ship/scaffolding/Derrick/semencaffeinatedcancerbaconbabysandcastlestructure and all will be good[tm]
by AionArap
Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

So currently we have Knights, Cardinals, Bishops, Popes, Anti-Popes, Timewaiters, what else am I missing... An archdeacon of buttermongery and ham and cheese sandwiches and an Archimandrite of Amicable Apostasy. Don't forget the great Brotherhood of Sandmasons, founded by myself, The Grand Master F...
by AionArap
Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

A thought... While the Outsider date of "April 1" was long-ago proposed as the End of Time and long-since proven false, another Outsider date of significance now comes to me: April 15th -- the day US Tax payments are due. Hmmm... Death and Taxes... Time and Death... The Taxing nature of T...
by AionArap
Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

If Randall really wanted to do this up to 11, he would have it update at different speeds for users in different locations, like Umwelt, to simulate the relativity of time (say higher latitudes get faster updates and the equator gets slower ones); and there would be multiple different subsequent fr...
by AionArap
Sat Apr 13, 2013 12:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

Welcome. Now send me all your money. No, really. I am not a Sandmason, I have never declared myself to be a Sandmason! Jeez, there's no need to repeat your application, once is enough. However, since you insist, go ahead and send me your money twice. Y'know, the fact that the Cardinal/etc thing has...
by AionArap
Fri Apr 12, 2013 11:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

vvn wrote:
AionArap wrote:I categorically deny all knowledge of such things as these.

I, with full knowledge, can attest that no such thing exists.

I also deny that I ever said I was a Sandmason.


Welcome.

Now send me all your money.
by AionArap
Fri Apr 12, 2013 11:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

Grzcbeny Vyyhzvangv farnxl uvtu svir! Wow, I tried googling that last sentence just for fun. It had 1 hit, this post in this thread (This was 10 minutes after it was posted). Damn google, you're fast :P Hehe, I would be very surprised indeed if that phrase did appear on google aside from this threa...
by AionArap
Fri Apr 12, 2013 11:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

So currently we have Knights, Cardinals, Bishops, Popes, Anti-Popes, Timewaiters, what else am I missing... An archdeacon of buttermongery and ham and cheese sandwiches and an Archimandrite of Amicable Apostasy. Don't forget the great Brotherhood of Sandmasons, founded by myself, The Grand Master F...
by AionArap
Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

So currently we have Knights, Cardinals, Bishops, Popes, Anti-Popes, Timewaiters, what else am I missing... An archdeacon of buttermongery and ham and cheese sandwiches and an Archimandrite of Amicable Apostasy. Don't forget the great Brotherhood of Sandmasons, founded by myself, The Grand Master F...
by AionArap
Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://i.imgur.com/p1ZMJrt.jpg Looking for BlitzGirl in this list but I can't find her anywhere. Sorry, that's a really big-ass picture! Please no. No big ass-pictures, i beg you, just no... http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c2/Equus_hemionus_kulan.JPG nooooooooooooooo
by AionArap
Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

So currently we have Knights, Cardinals, Bishops, Popes, Anti-Popes, Timewaiters, what else am I missing... An archdeacon of buttermongery and ham and cheese sandwiches and an Archimandrite of Amicable Apostasy. Don't forget the great Brotherhood of Sandmasons, founded by myself, The Grand Master F...
by AionArap
Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://i.imgur.com/p1ZMJrt.jpg I can't find any movies in that diagram with the special detail 'Time travel in the nude'. In fact, I'm not sure exactly what should indicate that. Is it the unbroken line (implying that any nude time travel necessarily provokes more-than-global scale events) the colo...
by AionArap
Fri Apr 12, 2013 9:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

Therefore, even if the discussion involves how the comic is about green psychic monkeys that grow orchids in their hair, it is discussing the meaning if the comic as that is the meaning I have attributed to the event. That's what the comic is about? Wow, I totally missed that. Surely all the coffee...
by AionArap
Fri Apr 12, 2013 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

I hereby make it known, that I, manvandemaan have created a local Sandmasonry chapter. Our Chapter is called: Chapter 3: Wherein our Hero founds a new Chapter named: Chapter 3: Wherein our Hero founds a new Chapter named: Chapter 3 /snip also know as: The Self-Referring Recursive Chapter. (TSRRC) O...
by AionArap
Fri Apr 12, 2013 9:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think the current interpretations of Time are suffering from a major fundamental defect. You see, most people perceive Time as proceeding linearly from cause to effect, for example: The sea was rising, so Megan built a dike. In reality, however, it's more of a great big ball of ...wibbly wobbly.....
by AionArap
Fri Apr 12, 2013 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

fhorn wrote:Image

Looking for BlitzGirl in this list but I can't find her anywhere.

Sorry, that's a really big-ass picture!


Please no. No big ass-pictures, i beg you, just no...
by AionArap
Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

<snip> "Lupus magnus est! Lupus fortis est! Lupus deus est!" "Esurientes sicut lupus" (Duran Duran) Jeez, thanks for bringing back that repressed 80'ies memory. Sorry... :oops: How 'bout this instead? "Lupus ad Luna" (Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow) Thanks, that would mak...
by AionArap
Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

SBN wrote:
AionArap wrote:
htom wrote:
fhorn wrote:... will go eat the hot-sauce laced chocolate chip cookies ...


Still wanting the recipe, please!


Yes pretty please, with a cherry on top.


Perhaps one of these will do:
http://www.yummly.com/recipes/hot-pepper-chocolate-chip-cookies


But but but, there's no cherry on top... :(
by AionArap
Fri Apr 12, 2013 6:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

Quest progress: 229 out of 309 pages. The Architect Age. NP 355. After a good long coma, I resumed my quest and quickly found the second signpost: Quest progress: 100 out of 229 pages. The "Wanna Swim?" Period. NP 176. I have persevered past the 100th newpage of the thread of Time - yet m...
by AionArap
Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

There is a grave matter, a matter which I hesitate to mention, but which I am obligated to reveal. Dieu Le temps n'est pas content, nous avons des ennemis de la foi dans le Royaume Château de Sable. The Order of the Knights Temporal, long believed the most staunch and sacred defenders of Time, have...
by AionArap
Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

<snip> "Lupus magnus est! Lupus fortis est! Lupus deus est!" "Esurientes sicut lupus" (Duran Duran) Jeez, thanks for bringing back that repressed 80'ies memory. Sorry... :oops: How 'bout this instead? "Lupus ad Luna" (Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow) Thanks, that would mak...
by AionArap
Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

StratPlayer wrote:
histrion wrote:<snip>
"Lupus magnus est! Lupus fortis est! Lupus deus est!"


"Esurientes sicut lupus" (Duran Duran)


Jeez, thanks for bringing back that repressed 80'ies memory.
by AionArap
Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

also, sleepless Knights doesn't work. nobody here sleeps, we coma. That surely makes sleepless work better ? Indeed. And just after I read that, a song called ' No Rest for the Weary ' came up on my iPod which started by mentioning lines in the sand, and went on to mention hourglasses, time driftin...
by AionArap
Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

I hereby make it known, that I, manvandemaan have created a local Sandmasonry chapter. Our Chapter is called: Chapter 3: Wherein our Hero founds a new Chapter named: Chapter 3: Wherein our Hero founds a new Chapter named: Chapter 3 /snip also know as: The Self-Referring Recursive Chapter. (TSRRC) O...
by AionArap
Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

antfarm.jpg The dimensions are easier to understand once you realize Randall keeps Megan and Cueball in an ant farm. Nice! So does that mean the "sand" is actually just a mix of soil and ant feces? Interesting theory... Produced by the Soilant Corporation. Is it made from ant people?
by AionArap
Thu Apr 11, 2013 11:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

You must provide a paradox to be worthy, however, no one can deem your paradox' worthiness*. Bribes work only on the uncorrupt members of the Apostate, so bribes will not work on me (PM me your bitcoins). If you just want to join, I can shun you as an unbeliever. Shun! Shun! SHUNNNNNNNN! you are no...
by AionArap
Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

You must provide a paradox to be worthy, however, no one can deem your paradox' worthiness*. Bribes work only on the uncorrupt members of the Apostate, so bribes will not work on me (PM me your bitcoins). If you just want to join, I can shun you as an unbeliever. Shun! Shun! SHUNNNNNNNN! you are no...
by AionArap
Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think they are raising a panel that says 'The End' or something! (It has to stop somewhere you know. Dont forget that this is yet the 522nd panel drawn.) If anything, it would say "It". That's what I thought of too. It does look like a banner. Hi there, hope it's ok if I add my 2 cents ...
by AionArap
Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104871
Views: 29903596

Re: 1190: "Time"

flekkie wrote:I think they are raising a panel that says 'The End' or something!

(It has to stop somewhere you know. Dont forget that this is yet the 522nd panel drawn.)


If anything, it would say "It".

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