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by fatness
Sat Apr 30, 2016 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
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Re: 1663: "Garden"

BlitzGirl wrote:UFO Garden has now reached a population of ten flying saucers.

Air traffic control in there must be a nightmare... :shock:
by fatness
Fri Apr 15, 2016 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
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Views: 107703

Re: 1663: "Garden"

Well, finally managed to sell all the turtles so I took the signs down and cleaned things up a bit. Within a minute a pot and snake appeared in their place. The flora is starting to diversify now as well...

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by fatness
Thu Apr 14, 2016 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
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Views: 107703

Re: 1663: "Garden"

Hrmmmm...may be time to offload some turtles to keep the platform from collapsing. The sale isn't going well.

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by fatness
Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
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Views: 107703

Re: 1663: "Garden"

Reka wrote:Harumph. She's wondering about Beehive Level 7, and I've yet to ever get a single beehive. Or a single lamp. Or a single rose.

I finally managed a lamp, but it was immediately buried in turtles and platforms...and sale signs.

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by fatness
Wed Apr 13, 2016 7:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
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Views: 107703

Re: 1663: "Garden"

So why don't any of my gardens get lots of stacking things? I guess if I had pruned the table on the deer's back, it might have grown another table, but I didn't want to lose either the star plant nor the lamp. Oh well, I have lots of flying things now, including a flying fish! And is that a little...
by fatness
Wed Apr 13, 2016 7:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 671
Views: 107703

Re: 1663: "Garden"

BlitzGirl wrote:Linsangs.


Excellent! Thanks.
by fatness
Wed Apr 13, 2016 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 671
Views: 107703

Re: 1663: "Garden"

Still not sure what the long-tail molpies are supposed to be, but they evidently get along with snakes...

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by fatness
Mon Apr 11, 2016 11:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 671
Views: 107703

Re: 1663: "Garden"

I may try that on my now week-old garden. It has been stubbornly low-rise.
by fatness
Mon Apr 11, 2016 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 671
Views: 107703

Re: 1663: "Garden"

I appear to have an outbreak of Mars rovers on my hands...

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by fatness
Sun Apr 10, 2016 6:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 671
Views: 107703

Re: 1663: "Garden"

Nothing much happened since yesterday afternoon so I did some pruning and things are moving along again.

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Cueball's kitty is now much happier without the turtle and mini cactus in front.

Some sort of octoparty is going on in the swamp.
by fatness
Sat Apr 09, 2016 3:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 671
Views: 107703

Re: 1663: "Garden"

And...Cueball has arrived to check for rain...

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by fatness
Fri Apr 08, 2016 3:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 671
Views: 107703

Re: 1663: "Garden"

The platform is gettin' pretty busy...

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by fatness
Wed Apr 06, 2016 8:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 671
Views: 107703

Re: 1663: "Garden"

Mine isn't taxing the CPU that much but it is consuming copious amounts of RAM in Chrome. I've had things show up while nothing was 'looking" so I'm not sure it has to be in an active tab to grow.
by fatness
Wed Apr 06, 2016 8:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 671
Views: 107703

Re: 1663: "Garden"

After a several hour dormant period mine has now sprouted several things on the platform...

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Activity increasing in orangeland.
by fatness
Wed Apr 06, 2016 5:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 671
Views: 107703

Re: 1663: "Garden"

So...how long before the water starts rising on the left or the wind starts picking up (or both)? :mrgreen:
by fatness
Tue Apr 05, 2016 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
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Views: 107703

Re: 1663: "Garden"

24 hours of growth. Had to deal with an octopus invasion but since then things have been fairly orderly...

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by fatness
Tue Nov 17, 2015 4:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

*wakes up*

*rubs eyes*

YAWN

*drifts off to sleep for another yip*
by fatness
Fri Oct 25, 2013 4:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

Bloody hell...are y'all still here? I was unfortunately incarcerated in revenue-generating activities but came back to my One True Home to regain a grip on reality.

Thanks for being.
by fatness
Fri Aug 02, 2013 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

With All of the OTTification talent here, and no longer getting sidetracked every newpix by the OTC, I was wondering what people thought about Ottifying an entire musical--I was thinking Les Mis, into the wood, or Ragtime, but anything would be cool. So, what do all of y'all think? Avenue Q might b...
by fatness
Thu Aug 01, 2013 5:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

charlie_grumbles wrote:Much later: Run

You forgot the trailing "s".
by fatness
Thu Aug 01, 2013 12:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

Is there anyone besides me in the middle of the U.S.? I'm roughly midway between SF and NYC; as the chirpy flies I'm actually closer to Winnipeg or Mexico City. Would anyone want to come to a meetup in New Orleans or Austin (or maybe Minneapolis, since we're talking July)? Chicago here, where we ha...
by fatness
Wed Jul 31, 2013 5:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

re: tee shirt dilemma Has anyone actually contacted Randall at orders@xkcd.com and asked about this? Maybe a small royalty ($1-$5 each) sent to him would be enough to keep everything on the up and up. Legally, you can't have one made without his permission since that is not something covered by the ...
by fatness
Tue Jul 30, 2013 3:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

The Time Thread got started shortly before Mod Madness, so with that coupled with the .. weirdness of that thread, they started speaking their own damned language in there. They scare me. I have no idea what they're going to do now that it's over. That's priceless! I can imagine what this all looks...
by fatness
Mon Jul 29, 2013 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

Had time to kill during a big database update so I tossed this together: Timewaiter Timewaiter, he was a Timewaiter Happier than you and me Timewaiter, he was a Timewaiter And it determined what he could see Timewaiter, he was a Timewaiter One newpixel too many Timewaiter, he was a Timewaiter And it...
by fatness
Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

(probably ninja'd by now but...)

By the way, Randall made a "making of Time" blag post today.

http://blag.xkcd.com/

edited 7/30/2013 to add a direct link to the blag entry for those who may come by this in the future:
http://blog.xkcd.com/2013/07/29/1190-time/
by fatness
Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

Angelastic wrote:fatness, you may want to be more explicit about what your sig links to; a blitzer might click on that and accidentally see the latest frame.

It points to the beginning of this thread. That there is a current frame there is unfortunate.

So I switched it to mscha's page.
by fatness
Sat Jul 27, 2013 6:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

I don't care if they sell my facebook information, because it's all useless. On the contrary. It's probably useless to an individual, but that's not where the problem lies. Rather, the network of who you know, who you interact with, and in what ways, is a good indicator of how to influence you with...
by fatness
Sat Jul 27, 2013 5:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ah, what the hell...I probably won't have a chance to post this again...

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Molpy down. G'nite from Chicago.
by fatness
Sat Jul 27, 2013 2:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

I was right! Just a bit ago I said that the waves would loop: I suppose that gives you the final called-it of all Time... I mentioned this scenario nine pages back... ... wait for it. I suspect we're in for several newpix of the Geraft bobbing about... ...but whatever. It's still been a fun trip.
by fatness
Sat Jul 27, 2013 1:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

HES wrote:Hmm. I'm currently feeling all five at once...


I think I'm going straight to #6: revenge.

But I'm too lazy for that.
by fatness
Fri Jul 26, 2013 11:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

Should it become necessary to leave on our own uncharted journey, timewaiters.com has been registered and server space with phpBB and a couple other forum options (Simple Machines, MyBB, etc.) is available. I will be happy to make this available gratis but someone besides me will have to moderate i...
by fatness
Fri Jul 26, 2013 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

Should it become necessary to leave on our own uncharted journey, timewaiters.com has been registered and server space with phpBB and a couple other forum options (Simple Machines, MyBB, etc.) is available. I will be happy to make this available gratis but someone besides me will have to moderate it.
by fatness
Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

RudeDude wrote:... wait for it.


I suspect we're in for several newpix of the Geraft bobbing about...
by fatness
Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
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Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:(Still blind.)

charlie_grumbles wrote:The frame has become a link to geekwagon.

And I certainly am not going to forgive him for that.


That's just not right.

On the other hand, I will finally be able to catch up on my workload.
by fatness
Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

To be forever referred to as the "Randall Roll".
by fatness
Fri Jul 26, 2013 7:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

mikrit wrote:I like to think of Randall's minions as small, yellow and cute, like Gru's.

I like to think of Randall's minions as mid-20's, blonde and cute. But then again I have a fairly intense fantasy life... 8-)
by fatness
Fri Jul 26, 2013 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

Right about now would be a good time to use that rope and secure the Geraft to the trees...
by fatness
Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

I also wonder where they'll end up - anywhere near that group of Beanies we've seen seems like a stretch. Don't discount the possibility that the Beanies are looking for them using their towers and telescopes, and may be able to provide an assist to land. Cuegan made it all the way back to 'camp' p...
by fatness
Thu Jul 25, 2013 6:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?mode=view&id=38341 castlerafting.gif From the looks of your animation the water is indeed beginning to get a little frisky...look at the splashing. Also, I've got $10 on Cueball beaning someone with the end of the rope in the next three newpix.
by fatness
Thu Jul 25, 2013 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104968
Views: 30267072

Re: 1190: "Time"

Possibly Megan was smart enough to put something floaty on the end of that rope so the Others can pick it up as they float by.

Or not, since Cueball threw it.

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