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by LoonieSpace
Fri Jul 19, 2013 1:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Given that a draining of the Mediterranean would inevitably lead to a mixing of peoples on both sides, anyone want to take a stab and see if the Beanish language is some version of French written in modified Arabic?
by LoonieSpace
Tue Jul 09, 2013 12:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50101158

Re: 1190: "Time"

OTC followers - a very good explainer and overview of the difficulties of decoding real ancient languages and scripts. Hope ours is not as difficult as most:
http://www.straightdope.com/columns/rea ... dus-script
by LoonieSpace
Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50101158

Re: 1190: "Time"

Still looks like mangled / augmented Hebrew to me. Another recognizable letter, notably two 'Mem's in this text (looks like capital Ns, though I guess you might also suggest they are capital Ns too)
by LoonieSpace
Mon Jul 08, 2013 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50101158

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hmmm. A couple characters look like Hebrew script and at least one character looks Greek but otherwise looks gibberish-y to me.
by LoonieSpace
Mon Jul 01, 2013 1:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50101158

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi xkcd Timers. Been following most of the discussion here and especially like the astronomical / astrophysical analysis. But curious if anyone ever ruled out the possibility that cuegan are on a distant-future terraformed Mars or Venus. Curious if the axis of rotation and other observations could f...

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