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by Purplepants77
Fri Jun 05, 2015 9:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1534: "Beer"
Replies: 248
Views: 31910

Re: 1534: "Beer"

I actually had a discussion about this with a friend of mine because, knowing that alcohol is a diuretic, I wasn't sure if it was possible to have a low enough alcohol content to result in net hydration while still effectively sterilizing the water. Beer is perfectly fine to keep you hydrated. Your...
by Purplepants77
Fri Jun 05, 2015 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1534: "Beer"
Replies: 248
Views: 31910

Re: 1534: "Beer"

Many centuries ago, beer and wine were probably the safest liquids you could drink as they were properly "treated" by the alcohol during manufacturing. You didn't dare drink from the river as it was also being used as a sewer. I was under the impression that the primary reason that beer w...
by Purplepants77
Tue Nov 11, 2014 5:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Tribal Wars: similar in some ways to C**kie Cl**ker, but a single game can last for mips or yips. I started playing again. Help. ... ... ...I'm still cl***ing c**kies so lets not get me hooked on anything else for now, k? :P http://www.reactiongifs.us/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/you_didnt_see_anythi...
by Purplepants77
Fri Jun 13, 2014 2:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Future Blitz-Log Entry 37.8b : Future! Come in Future! Do you copy? Times are hard back here in the *twitch* the.. the past! I don't know wh... I don't know what happened. I just- *cough hack wheeze* ... I read the warnings.... I saw them all. I was naive... I didn't know. *more coughing* "How...
by Purplepants77
Thu Apr 10, 2014 1:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=43945 azule <snip> I was only commenting on the first case (bold in Jose's post). So if I do something and I want to do it again, it's a good idea to think that what I did was cool; that way some automatic background process will also encourage me to do i...
by Purplepants77
Tue Apr 08, 2014 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

That's not a problem, past-posts are just as good in single-serving sizes. Until they become double- triple- orworse- posts, which caused a few embers back in the day. Exodies himself has had a couple of doubleposts recently, and I haven't seen much angst over it. That being said, you make a good p...
by Purplepants77
Tue Apr 08, 2014 8:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

I accidentally lost a post, so here's the summary version. BlitzGirl and pelrigg , I'm glad you liked BlitzBiscuits! If I had posts further back into the past, I think I'd put biscuits in a sig for the blitzers to enjoy. :) <snip> Remember, every presentpost will eventually be a past post. Here I a...
by Purplepants77
Tue Apr 08, 2014 7:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://i825.photobucket.com/albums/zz175/Fox_091/bth_fox_smiley_9.gif <snip> I can't describe how happy that little fox image makes me. I think it should be common practice for OTTers to start their posts with cute little molpygifs. If it were possible to make this needle-pulled thing a more enjoya...
by Purplepants77
Mon Apr 07, 2014 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 2600 posts! Yay!

<snip> Still Going Take a look, catch a glance of this needle-pulled thing Dive into the sea of pastposts and you'll see what I mean Time is over, said and done, but they don't seem to understand For the thread keeps on a-growing And the OTTers keep a-quoting Is it sad that they remain dang...
by Purplepants77
Mon Mar 31, 2014 2:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hello again Future! Is it possible for me two post twice this close in succession? Maybe. I guess we'll find out for sure when I click submit. Anyway, I just wanted to say: Holy chirp you xuys are movin fast up there! Holy chirp you xuys are movin fast up there! This RECKONINGSPEAK must have somethi...
by Purplepants77
Fri Mar 28, 2014 2:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Well, they were clearly dressed as an ottermolpy but I am actually an ottermolpy. Hmm, valid point. Besides, it if had been me, you'd have seen my hat. Also a valid point. Guess that makes me 0 for 2 on my molpy hunting! Mscha's job is harder than it looks I guess :) I mean... umm.... I can't hear ...
by Purplepants77
Fri Mar 28, 2014 2:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hello future! So while on my way to work this morning, I saw a strangely dressed person standing partially in the street with a sign. They were facing the other direction so I didn't really have a good look at them at this point. At first this didn't seem odd because, since I moved to Richmond a yea...
by Purplepants77
Fri Mar 21, 2014 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

The Bench http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?mode=view&id=39170 To all Timewaiters, and especially blitzers: <snip> For now, take a seat on this bench and rest your weary limbs. Contemplate Time, and how time moves on: people come and go, and in time even the hills change, and seas flee a...
by Purplepants77
Thu Feb 13, 2014 5:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hello Future! How's the water up there? ... .. No, not how high did it rise... yes... yes I know we already figured that out... yes... no, I just meant...Why do you xuys always take that to mean... You know what? Never mind. Lets try again. *clears throat* Hello Future! Hows the weather up there? .....
by Purplepants77
Thu Jan 30, 2014 11:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Alright everybody, time for a future present! I'm pretty sure I promised an OTTification ages ago (or if not I thought about mentioning it) but I had a specific song and idea in mind, but I had to wait for a certain... event... to take place to really make it what I wanted it to be. Well, that time ...
by Purplepants77
Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi everybody! Just thought I'd drop by to let you know I'm still hanging in there. I may be way back in the past, but I'm making progress! In fact, I'm on page 1281, just over 440 pages behind. That's more than 100 pages closer to the present than I was for over a month! I've also officially reached...
by Purplepants77
Tue Jan 14, 2014 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1314: "Photos"
Replies: 194
Views: 27785

Re: 1314: "Photos"

I never use the word lucky, because then how would I describe something that's really fortunate? I never use the word satisfied, because then how I would describe my state of mind after experiencing something that is really gratifying? I never use the word car, because then how would I describe a m...
by Purplepants77
Tue Jan 14, 2014 2:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1314: "Photos"
Replies: 194
Views: 27785

Re: 1314: "Photos"

Then if anything there's yet another step in the chain: it's not possible to reliably communicate a heightened emotional state with words appropriate for everyday communication, because everyday words don't correspond with heightened emotional states, so the pressure release of expressing this stat...
by Purplepants77
Wed Jan 08, 2014 7:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1314: "Photos"
Replies: 194
Views: 27785

Re: 1314: "Photos"

I don't get where the 'tendency to inform' comes in? WHG doesn't mention anything to the photographers (presumably lest he diminish their enjoyment, such as it is), but to Cueball. I agree that stopping somebody in the middle of trying to photograph a sunset and basically explaining to them the gis...
by Purplepants77
Wed Jan 08, 2014 4:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1314: "Photos"
Replies: 194
Views: 27785

Re: 1314: "Photos"

I find most of the comments here to be ironic considering the message I got from the comic. Some of you touched on it a bit; the whole concept of live and let live, but I think its a little different. I think he's trying to say something more along the lines of: I understand that some people like to...
by Purplepants77
Fri Dec 06, 2013 4:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: Beacon Beta, Papal Decree

<snip> I read that as Bacon beta, and thought the post was 342% better for it. Pssst... I didn't read your post because its in the future 1 , but if I had, I would have read it as Beacon Beta and been confused about your comment. And then later I would have laughed at myself for realizing I did the...
by Purplepants77
Fri Dec 06, 2013 4:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: Beacon Beta, Papal Decree

Firsts things first: http://www.lighthouse.cc/boston/BOSTFR.jpg Time Travelers: Welcome to Beacon Beta. Please report to the Future Present if you're more then 5 pages behind. <snip> Attention Future! Attention Future! I have reached Beacon Beta! I've closed the gap by about 20-30NP since the l...
by Purplepants77
Thu Nov 07, 2013 8:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://i354.photobucket.com/albums/r421/mrrmau123/random/4000_posts.jpg Hi BlitzGirl! I just happened to notice your 4000 posts from the past and I thought I'd drop in. I mean, 4000 is a pretty nice number after all and I've never given out cake before, so why not?! (Yeah I couldn't really think of...
by Purplepants77
Fri Oct 18, 2013 2:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: Beacon Alpha for Time Travelers

ATTENTION TIME TRAVELERS (BLITZERS, KETCHUPERS, MAYOS ET AL.) http://davidguadron.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/faro_luna1.jpg This is a post from the Time Foundation. Once you reach this post, please report to the Future Present that you've reached Beacon Alpha . You can use this Station...
by Purplepants77
Thu Oct 17, 2013 2:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi everyone! I just got through to the new millennium! Awesome stuff going on back here, but even though I'm late to the party, I wanted to play along with a couple things too! :D Pope! tell us about your earliest OTC memory Ooh! Ooh! Pick me! Can I be next? ... ... Okay cool, thanks! q (Sorry, this...
by Purplepants77
Thu Sep 26, 2013 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi everyone! Long time no see! Just thought I'd pop in and say hi for a couple reasons. First, I'm at the beginning of the anti-fade (which I think turns out to be a sunset based on the frame I accidentally saw before I was there) on NP 937. Thats the last time I posted IIRC, so I thought I'd give a...
by Purplepants77
Fri Jun 28, 2013 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

O. M. R...... Wait for it... Hi everybody. Yeah, I'm still here, still alive, and still Waiting. I know you'd probably never guess I'm back here, but trust me, I have every intention of reading everything posted on the OTT # ... it just might take me a long time. A very long time. Let me put it to y...
by Purplepants77
Tue Jun 04, 2013 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Okay guys, I really have to post a reply now for a couple reasons. Just so you are aware, I am back on NP 638 and the most recent newpix shows Megan eating the berries that Cueball brought back from near the old camp area he found. Hopefully this is a reasonable length post, I think it will be, desp...
by Purplepants77
Wed May 29, 2013 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh, neat, a portal, er uh, message-to-the-future-sender-thingy. Guess I should use it. Now what do I say? Oh wait, is it recording?? Woops! Uh, um... *fixes unruly hair* *straightens tie* *clears throat* Hi. Um, sorry about that. How is everybody way up there in the future?? Things are good back her...
by Purplepants77
Wed May 08, 2013 3:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Man, I haven't posted in a while, but I've had such a hard time (sort of) keeping up that I haven't bothered to post/reply to all of the awesome comments and stuff that I've seen. Here I Wait at the top of 499/568 Newpages. I will try my best to remember most of the stuff I wanted to say, but no pro...
by Purplepants77
Wed May 01, 2013 10:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

edit: Anyone else notice how cute it is that, once the Blitzrandir Singularity occurred, the OTT sped up so quickly that it put several 'regulars' far in the past post-coma so they had to Blitz the thread of Time to catch up to her ? It makes me smile every morning outside to see the :shock: in peo...
by Purplepants77
Tue Apr 30, 2013 1:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh man, this is insane. Now I (kinda) know how BlitzGirl felt. How did she ever do it?? Oh wait, thats right, I CAN ASK HER NOW!!! 1 So, I am still in the past, but not by too much. People are just posting so often now its hard to keep up! I've been Blitzing all day and I still haven't overcome my d...
by Purplepants77
Mon Apr 29, 2013 2:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Okay, I'm still way back on NP 425, but I've been catching up since 419 and its time to coma. I'll blind post one quick comment (I wish I knew what was going on in Time up there, but I won't spoil it for myself!) How about this? Included as an attachment, click to see large version Geological Time.p...
by Purplepants77
Fri Apr 26, 2013 4:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:
Purplepants77 wrote:Poems1 are like the sea2

Big, you mean?


That too1

1 Sometimes
by Purplepants77
Fri Apr 26, 2013 4:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

(btw, wire is indeed one syllable. http://howmanysyllables.com will be useful :D ) Just one, wire may be But my point remains the same Poems 1 are like the sea 2 2 They do what they want 3 I know, my footnotes are out of order. Oh well 1 Like what I just did here. "Pomes" makes this work,...
by Purplepants77
Fri Apr 26, 2013 3:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

A dove on a wire, strung between two tall towers, utters a high " coo... " Is wire one syllable ? Not native speaker does make the art of Haiku a dificult one Poetic license means certain words can adapt to make Haiku's 1 work Wire, so I've heard, can be a one syllable word, Think of &quo...
by Purplepants77
Fri Apr 26, 2013 3:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

We've started a thing! I hope BlitzGirl likes haikus, or she is screwed. Once there was a man... Wait! Is this a limerick? No, it's a haiku. I see a haiku And I want to paint it grey, In this waiting Time. I like your Haikus They really are a nice touch maybe I'll write some: As the sea rises And c...
by Purplepants77
Fri Apr 26, 2013 4:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Not sure what happened here, edited to fix. Now it says what I meant it to say:

"Why is this comment here?"
by Purplepants77
Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

That's ...a little lot bleaker than what I had envisioned. <snip> it's bittersweet. Haha, yeah I guess it is. I don't know why that came to mind, I guess it's just been so sad/depressing recently I can't hep but expect it to end like that. Kinda sticks with the "inevitability of Time" the...
by Purplepants77
Thu Apr 25, 2013 6:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104872
Views: 29906276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Does this feel a bit like High School Graduation, (or possibly the point about halfway through the last book of a long series when you realise that before too much longer, you'll never have new adventures with characters you've grown to love) to anyone else? This is all I can imagine for some reaso...

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