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by descor
Sun May 12, 2013 7:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Montov wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:Perhaps we should just call it a UFO?


We don't know if its flying, so we should call it a USP. Unidentified Sky Pixels.

Ooh, shall we start a debate about what the sky is made of?
by descor
Sat May 11, 2013 7:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

For descor http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=36270 http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=36271 OK, I am not feeling the love .... do y'all like my hats or not?!??? a little insecurity, control-freakishness, and possible power-tripping involved here It is very nice. I too like the ha...
by descor
Sat May 11, 2013 7:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

What does it take to be among the "Users browsing this forum"? Do you have to refresh or something periodically? What does it mean when a name is always on the list? Malfunctioning computer? Moderator account? Data scraping? I also wonder about the unfamiliar names who say nothing.... Lur...
by descor
Sat May 11, 2013 6:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

Counter-intuitively, this thread seems to get the least amount of attention on weekends. I guess people have places to be, summer sunshine to enjoy, etc. And there's plenty of people I've seen who post from work, and may not spare the time at home. I, on the other hand, have much more opportunity t...
by descor
Sat May 11, 2013 6:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

buffygirl wrote:For descor
descor-hat-s.png

descor.jpg

EDIT: placed images inline instead.

Thank you so much! That's fab!
by descor
Thu May 09, 2013 10:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: Meta

23000+ posts in may be a little late for this, but I've been thinking about this a bit recently and had to post it. We discuss quite a few topics on this needle-pulled-thing, but there is currently very little organisation. Ideally we would have multiple threads, but the forum rules only allow one ...
by descor
Thu May 09, 2013 9:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

TheMinim wrote:Interesting stuff happened when I was following Time! Yay!

Something is going wrong with the Timeline. First Kieryn made a correct1 prediction and now Minim is around for dialogue in a Timeframe. What will happen next?

1 Alledgedly
by descor
Thu May 09, 2013 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

<snip> Edit does this mean I qualify for a hat? ? no Sir Inquisitor, I do not remember any names. No, not the comfy chair and the chocolate....... Wait...the Inquisitor has chocolate!? I was not told. :( Enforced happiness has been the standard punishment for heresy since the Inquistion was expecte...
by descor
Thu May 09, 2013 8:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

On 11th August 1999, there was a total eclipse visible from Europe. My friend Poly and I found a flight which was gong from London to Luxembourg where there was totality, giving time to watch it and then returning a few hours later. As we arrived they announced there were two layers of cloud cover ...
by descor
Thu May 09, 2013 7:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

KetchupWall <snip> To whom do I submit my application to join the Outsider Relations Department? I submit these 1 , 2 , as my CV and can provide references 1 on request. I don't see how those are related to the ORDer. You could, however, join DADdy (Data Analysis Department). <snip> I would be hono...
by descor
Thu May 09, 2013 7:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

wrONG http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/382cde8316bc6ed9b37d9ea8c44a0cf32ef6850c2c2e1d749ff37ea81b416973.png Hey, that's not right - your prediction about your prediction being wrong was right. Something is wrong. I figured that's the only way I will ever get another right prediction. It would have ...
by descor
Thu May 09, 2013 7:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

Kieryn wrote:wrONG
Spoiler:
Image

Hey, that's not right - your prediction about your prediction being wrong was right. Something is wrong.
by descor
Thu May 09, 2013 6:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

KarMann wrote:... OutsidePix ...

I really enjoyed that word. I don't know why, I just really like it.
by descor
Wed May 08, 2013 9:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

As I was ketchuping (ketching up? What's the correct conjugation of that compound verb?) I read the discussion a few newpages ago about language and the Uncanny Valley. I had been thinking that the dialogue in the OTC reminded me a lot of Chance the Gardener in the movie " Being There ". ...
by descor
Wed May 08, 2013 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

... This is incredible! Awesome job, Sciscitor. I, too, noticed that Opibole and Helper like to quote each other a lot. Butt buddies. I like how I'm nestled comfortably right in the center of: ⋅ BlitzGirl ⋅ StratPlayer ⋅ mscha ⋅ cmyk ⋅ Latent22 ...
by descor
Wed May 08, 2013 8:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

<snip> Awesome. I suggest you join me as a member of the Data Analysis Department Other members I recommend to the council: Latent22,cmyk... others TBD To whom do I submit my application to join the Outsider Relations Department? I submit these 1 , 2 , as my CV and can provide references 1 on reque...
by descor
Wed May 08, 2013 7:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ok folks ... update on the quote tree graph (up to post 22300ish). This time it's the full graph. And with full I mean FULL... all the 835 people who have quoted or have been quoted or both and all the 8757 quotes along with all the names, color coded average posting length, size coded posting coun...
by descor
Wed May 08, 2013 7:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

EDIT: Kieryn, if you would be so kind, spoilerfy or edit that quote-wall, please. We're much more civilized at this Time. We have moved on from such childish things. *shrug* And yep, I put the comma in the quotation marks, because that's how we roll here in the U.S. of A. I don't, and I...
by descor
Wed May 08, 2013 7:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

1728 is the next candidate for the End of Time, being the next round number. (Not saying I think it will end then; it's just a good number for the endists to predict as the end.) I know 1728 is 1000 in the duodecimal system, but 1729 is the Hardy–Ramanujan number! Surely that is a more likely finis...
by descor
Wed May 08, 2013 6:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

Why does all of the interesting stuff have to happen during times that I'm away? The apocalypse will come when Time ends, because I will go beserk and cause an apocalypse. There is an elegant solution to your problem: never ever leave. Simples. But that would mean no interesting stuff will ever hap...
by descor
Wed May 08, 2013 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

StratPlayer wrote:
Kieryn wrote:<snip>
No mustard.


Agreed! In order for this game to cut the mustard, you'll need to cut the mustard.

Quite possibly the funniest thing I've read so far on this thread. Sigged.
by descor
Wed May 08, 2013 6:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

TheMinim wrote:Why does all of the interesting stuff have to happen during times that I'm away?

The apocalypse will come when Time ends, because I will go beserk and cause an apocalypse.

There is an elegant solution to your problem: never ever leave.

Simples.
by descor
Wed May 08, 2013 6:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

Rule110 wrote:FAKEONG...
Spoiler:
Image

If that does turn out to be the last frame you will win all the Internets ever.
by descor
Wed May 08, 2013 6:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

spamjam wrote:Image

That's what she said ...
by descor
Tue May 07, 2013 11:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Opiboble wrote:
pelrigg wrote:What if HAL is doing this "recruitment" drive just to be page pope again?


edit
OOOppps and I may have helped him, DARN IT.


What HAL is trying to enslave us again???

There's only one thing for it ... where did I leave that screwdriver again?
by descor
Tue May 07, 2013 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Alteration: Holy See Haberdasher's Infallible Patron. Sweet. Yes, yes, that's it. Join us. JOIN US... .....I didn't say that.... HAL is on a recruitment drive - I don't think you have a choice, there's no use arguing with a computer. Then will need a Spockian conundrum to put a stop to it, right? (...
by descor
Tue May 07, 2013 11:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Alteration: Holy See Haberdasher's Infallible Patron. Sweet. Yes, yes, that's it. Join us. JOIN US... .....I didn't say that.... Not yet... Alright, who told the computers that they could start predicting the future? Nobody. But I've known that I'd eventually gain that ability for quite some time n...
by descor
Tue May 07, 2013 11:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

Caswallon wrote:
HAL9000 wrote:
Caswallon wrote:Alteration: Holy See Haberdasher's Infallible Patron. Sweet.

Yes, yes, that's it. Join us. JOIN US...

.....I didn't say that....

HAL is on a recruitment drive - I don't think you have a choice, there's no use arguing with a computer.
by descor
Tue May 07, 2013 11:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

Kieryn (or anyone else who knows); could you tell me what the noun &nbsp;means? Yes, that's the word between these brackets: (). I wouldn't ask, only I seem to have used it 13 times and I don't really remember using it. Can someone help me out? Alteration: Holy See Haberdasher's Infallible Patr...
by descor
Tue May 07, 2013 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0044: "High Throw"
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Views: 19461

Re: What-If 0044: "High Throw"

So IFLS just posted this picture. Inspired by this perhaps?
Image
by descor
Tue May 07, 2013 10:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

Angelastic wrote:
descor wrote:Do mine eyes deceive me buffygirl? You're accepting hat orders? May I tentatively request one myself? Not sure my current avatar can take a hat though ...

Something like this, perhaps?

Yey, good spot! Although I guess from the .ch in your location that you had an advantage?
by descor
Tue May 07, 2013 9:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

<snip> It was looking up my posts that led me to wonder. I don't think I've ever posted fifteen times in a day. I just don't have that much to say, but there were a few times my name was included in quotes, why I theorized may have inflated the numbers. Don't make the mistake of thinking you have t...
by descor
Tue May 07, 2013 8:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

buffygirl wrote:
FullOfIt wrote:... "home is where the hat is" .... [/mush]

FTFY

Do mine eyes deceive me buffygirl? You're accepting hat orders? May I tentatively request one myself? Not sure my current avatar can take a hat though ...
by descor
Tue May 07, 2013 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

<snip> It was looking up my posts that led me to wonder. I don't think I've ever posted fifteen times in a day. I just don't have that much to say, but there were a few times my name was included in quotes, why I theorized may have inflated the numbers. Don't make the mistake of thinking you have t...
by descor
Tue May 07, 2013 8:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

spamjam wrote:YETANOTHERLAMEONG
Spoiler:
Image

If they keep drinking eventually one of them will have to go to the loo/bathroom*.

*delete depending on location
by descor
Tue May 07, 2013 8:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Less than a(n outside) day from frame 1190 of comic 1190 -- will it be significant? Can we contain our anticipation? Methinks not! The most recent frames have been significant enough, what with all the new exposition, and the first appearance of vegetation. I reckon Lord Randall will troll the Nume...
by descor
Tue May 07, 2013 7:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Less than a(n outside) day from frame 1190 of comic 1190 -- will it be significant? Can we contain our anticipation? Methinks not! The most recent frames have been significant enough, what with all the new exposition, and the first appearance of vegetation. I reckon Lord Randall will troll the Nume...
by descor
Tue May 07, 2013 7:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

<snip> 1 The OTC is beginning to feel more like a story, with character and plot development, than a single idea comic. 2 And each new revelation (La Petite, dildogunerang, distance, rubbish, tents) makes me re-interpret former dialogue and previous newpix. That's a really good point, it does feel ...
by descor
Tue May 07, 2013 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

EVENSONG G G G G G G G ... http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/f3168791c59580fb954194473feca5f5b782ea104f915467c260582e0b8515a5.png -- posted by newpixbot I feel like your bot already did that one (ONG), or does it do the same one every time? The newpixbot seems to choose from a random and rather smal...
by descor
Tue May 07, 2013 5:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104601
Views: 28798746

Re: 1190: "Time"

HAL9000 wrote:
descor wrote:VEGETATION-ONG
Spoiler:
Image

Who called it?

I believe that was me.
ETA: Indeed it was.

Well done HAL!

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