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by Sciscitor
Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:New OtherComic.
Spoiler:
I'm at about two thirds to the right.

You are an astro entomologist? Now THAT is scary!
by Sciscitor
Wed Sep 27, 2017 12:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

It was warm enough on the Coast to ripen tomatoes. Very Unusual! This year's harvest. http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=55633&mode=view Tomatoes that look like flowers. Those are some different tomatoes. Ours are round. What kind of tomatoes are these? Over here they are called &q...
by Sciscitor
Sat May 20, 2017 4:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I wonder what our own OTC/OTT color names might be. Semencoffeesea, Sunset Gray, Real Castle, Max Fading, Cueball are all OTC colors I could think of. As for OTTish ones, there might be SpURLer Blue, Flashy Gif, Beesnake, Quotetree, and of course the multitude of colors harvested from OTTer avatars...
by Sciscitor
Tue May 16, 2017 6:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hello fellow OTTers! This is a PSA:

Someone built a robOTTer to spy on us! Videolink

Spoiler:
So - as was suspected times before - anyone of us or all could be GLR or a bot.

Also beware of the evil YouTube... its goal is to suck you in with impossible cute videos of baby molpies!
by Sciscitor
Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104858
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Rule110! I am honoured. You are still wearing my avatar!
by Sciscitor
Fri Apr 14, 2017 1:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

macraw83 wrote:The page for Pirate Metal has a list of bands, including "Iron Seawolf"H

My first thought when reading this was: "Hey, that's not what they are called..." Then I saw the H.
by Sciscitor
Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

jetpac wrote:But also, it's not a fish, it's a shark. It's a bear holding a shark.

One could argue that a shark is at least a kind of fish though. Fishish most certainly.
by Sciscitor
Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hey! OTTers! It amazes and impresses me that this is still here. I guess we're past the point where I should be surprised. I was just thinking about all of you after we passed another April 1, and then realized that I somehow never connected Hamilton's "Wait For It" with the OTT. I've cha...
by Sciscitor
Thu Apr 06, 2017 4:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Valarya wrote:And you're all still here. Image

Hi Valarya! Thanks for the cakehugs. And of course we are still here, where else should we be waiting?
by Sciscitor
Tue Apr 04, 2017 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: Time and tide wait for no penguin

ggh wrote:Fractories are back - yay!

Interesting... and I thought I was the only one to have a bot watching for that. It alerted me two or three days ago.

Should have known my fellow OTTers better.
by Sciscitor
Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

GnomeAnne wrote:This is not good, all the cool people show up and no one has cake?
I will have to make one.
**Waves excitedly at
Earthling
BlitzGirl
yappobiscuits
Sciscitor
Quantized
mscha
And
Rakhal

Thanks for including me into the ranks of cool people. But who is "And"?
by Sciscitor
Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104858
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Just wanted to say:
The OTT without BlitzGirl just is not the same. As I was reminded presently.
by Sciscitor
Sat Mar 25, 2017 6:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Happy Timaversary everymolpy!

And a special thanks, hug, and welcome back to BlitzGirl! Yeah!
by Sciscitor
Wed Jan 04, 2017 6:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

↫ If it is actually just about the Avatar: http://upperattic.at/media/Time/avatars/607513_1474605345.gif Yeah, but I was counting on a feature to get it from http://upperattic.at/Time/api/avatar/img/gnomeanne/ (since I don't have the original avatar filenames). Do you know what's up with that? Ah o...
by Sciscitor
Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104858
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Re: 1190: "Time"

How does one go about adding one's avatar to the map? Bug Sciscitor for it, or until I can use my own avatar collection @Sciscitor: Can the Database be made redundant? I am afraid I can't do anything about the Not AnOTTermap as I am neither hosting nor managing it. But the "Add yourself"-...
by Sciscitor
Wed Sep 28, 2016 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Complex Time"

So I've been working on a thing. There's a lot of clicking and a bit of waiting for it. It's still in very early stages and doesn't have a save feature yet. But it's there to fiddle around with if you're bored or something. http://timelessriver.net/hyperwaitforce/complexclicker/ I like the concept ...
by Sciscitor
Mon Sep 19, 2016 12:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

ggh wrote:
Sciscitor wrote:This one is mine.
That blew my mind a bit, but then the leopard started to bake and let me off the hook - pfhew!

You mean your leopad, I guess. I hadn't had a baking leopard for a long time...
by Sciscitor
Sat Sep 17, 2016 5:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time": KETCHUP, KETCHUP AGAINST THE PUNSAWING OF THE BEANISHNESS

addams wrote:Did I ever tell you about Lucy?[spoiler]Lucy was a Black Lab.

Yes you did, I remember the story... not sure on what NP you told it.
I like your stories.
by Sciscitor
Wed Aug 17, 2016 5:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I had another try at a decidedly oriental looking castle and thought I'd share it (background colorization done by GIMP): Castle01.png It somehow reminds me of the castle d'If, maybe it is the lighthouse part? Redundant big spoiler: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?mode=view&id=52785
by Sciscitor
Tue Aug 16, 2016 3:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hello OTTers!

I've found a rather relvevant browser game: Castles made of castles. It is a kind of castle builder... though not with sand but with added recursiveness!

This one is mine.
by Sciscitor
Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hello OTTers! I am still reading along so it is rarely I have to actually ketchup. Alas Outside kept me busy from replying and more often than not I was at a loss for words. Thank you for all your continuing contributions to the thread making this a very special place indeed (which, by decree, is so...
by Sciscitor
Mon Jun 13, 2016 5:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

(it is, just, a BackPack) I can understand your sentiment. I've been somewhat emotionally attached to a briefcase which has accompanied me through three years of school, later university and finally professional life. I used it literally on every single working day I left the house. Over time latch...
by Sciscitor
Fri May 13, 2016 12:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

One thing you learn fast at whisky tastings is that people have different noses. For instance, ants. I can't smell ants, but some people can, and a fair number of scotches apparently smell of ants. And then there was one this time that there was a quite distinct note (on the palate I think) that on...
by Sciscitor
Mon May 02, 2016 5:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time" - not all nanomolpies are molpish

She arrives, as it should be, at the eleventh hour... "The eleventh hour" is common vernacular for "at the last moment" (from St. John Chrysostom, referring to the Paschal (Easter) feast: "If any have tarried even until the eleventh hour, let him also be not alarmed at his ...
by Sciscitor
Fri Apr 22, 2016 12:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Neil_Boekend wrote:There does seem to be an optimum size for molps. 1×1025 kg is a bit big, 1×10-12g is a bit small.

Given that 1×1025 kg is about 1.7 Earths "a bit big" is a bit of an euphemism.
by Sciscitor
Thu Apr 21, 2016 6:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:Molpishly, this still works! Awesomeful, Sciscitor.

And I find it molpish it is still being used. :-)

Also: I Love the Whole Thread never ever fails to cheer me up and makes for a warm fuzzy feeling. Thanks.
by Sciscitor
Fri Apr 08, 2016 7:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:I distinctly remember an OTTer at some point counting up the total number of parentheses on the OTT and coming to a conclusion as to whether we needed more open or closed... but I don't remember the conclusion, or the OTTer!

I think it was mrob27.
Edit: Or ergman.
by Sciscitor
Mon Apr 04, 2016 4:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Welcome to the Present, Gingercat! In my reckoning, you are not only the most recent Blitzer who has finished Blitzing, but also the one who read the most successfully. Congratulations!

Interesting Garden thingy... mhm... *bump bump bump* *looks down* Yes hamply, I am already moving on...
by Sciscitor
Thu Mar 31, 2016 11:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: Time: THE TIMEWAITER CHEWS BEESNAKES HERE

Or, more simply, bolt an arm through the center hole so it kinda pushes the soundwagon against the record. Dunno about the grip on those wheels, as they would have to lift the soundwagon up against gravity, so you might need to help the soundwagon go round manually (potentially causing speed errors...
by Sciscitor
Wed Mar 30, 2016 8:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

this site describes how it works but doesn't provide the software. Presumably you can do the same with high res digital camera pictures., so you probably don't have to make a stand for the flatbed scanner to be stable against your wall. With that approach I'd recommend using a ringlight and a fairl...
by Sciscitor
Mon Mar 28, 2016 3:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104858
Views: 29849904

Re: 1190: "Time"

The new forum has broken the import of the OTT into the Database. Just as I thought the mustard was quite riverish. What I should have expected was that the more riverish the mustard the harder to find. :oops:

Nevertheless, it is fixed now so I can report that all is well again. :D
by Sciscitor
Sat Mar 26, 2016 7:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Happy Timeversary everyone! Applause for the mystery author. Great execution and Timing! Good to see the clerics being back, though I am a bit worried about BlitzGirl. :? Thanks to davean for the migration. I still have to work out some mustard with my scraper for the database, but it shouldn't be a...
by Sciscitor
Sun Mar 20, 2016 6:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=51104 Baobabs, it's the OTT! Hi again everyone! Hello BlitzGirl! :D Welcome back, you have been missed greatly. Let me be the first one to greet you before I take my hiatus from the yearly infantilities. Unfortunately, the message is already garbled up. :...
by Sciscitor
Sun Feb 21, 2016 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: Let's Write a Book!

Conference Proceedings http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=51002 Here is the current version. http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=51002 I have not said so yet, but you may of course use my Constellations of Time (all done with Open Source Software of course), if they are of any help...
by Sciscitor
Thu Feb 11, 2016 4:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: Batman vs Superbasement

HES wrote:Does it depend what you're modifying? Sub-(basement) vs (super-base)ment?

What is a 'ment'? :shock:
by Sciscitor
Thu Feb 11, 2016 3:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Febrion wrote:(I consider that the sub-basement)

Wouldn't that be the super-basement?
by Sciscitor
Wed Feb 10, 2016 8:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Yes. Unlike Belial, I'm at least going to warn you of the monkey's paw that you're playing with here. I don't understand this. Has my English failed me? I pretty much doubt that this will help you, but I think it is similar to the german or rather austrian saying: "Rüttle nicht am Watschenbaum...
by Sciscitor
Tue Feb 09, 2016 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

is there any goddamn way to block or ignore this so it stops coming up under new posts Actually, I've been having similar grievances with Forum Games. Computer people, is there (/can there be) a script or somesuch that automatically marks certain threads/forums as read? The view unread posts page w...
by Sciscitor
Wed Jan 20, 2016 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

slinches wrote:Ooh, a critical bit of information on the identity of the mystery author! They live in the northern hemisphere! That should really help narrow it down.

:D Well, by about ... 10%: http://static02.mediaite.com/themarysue ... titude.png
by Sciscitor
Sun Jan 17, 2016 6:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104858
Views: 29849904

Re: Time After Time: t1i-0353½

Hey! 😒 It's perfectly possible to write beautifully maintainable and testable Perl software, especially if you adhere to Modern Perl standards. Even more beautiful is Perl 6 , but it's still a newborn, so you probably shouldn't use it for anything important yet. Well, I do not doubt it. My dabbling...

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