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by KarMann
Fri Jul 24, 2015 6:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1555: "Exoplanet Names 2"
Replies: 85
Views: 14753

Re: 1555: "Exoplanet Names 2"

I'm just wondering whether the apparent typo in 'Formalhaut' was deliberate or not. Other than perhaps that, he seems to have saved all the funny for the third column; the only other first-column irregularity I noticed is 'Andromidae', and that goes back to Part 1, #1253 . Of course, it does have th...
by KarMann
Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1416: "Pixels"
Replies: 112
Views: 29120

Re: 1416: "Pixels"

EDIT: Oh and also a reminder, you need to disable HTTPS Everywhere for any interactive xkcd comics to work. Ah, that little reminder took care of it for me. Thanks a bunch! Did anyone notice the Javascript? I totally noticed the JavaScript. To the point that I forgot about the other reasons it migh...
by KarMann
Wed Sep 03, 2014 5:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1416: "Pixels"
Replies: 112
Views: 29120

Re: 1416: "Pixels"

It's not working for me, using Firefox 31.0 on Linux. All I see is a blank white space. I did manage to see the picture eventually using the web console, but can't see the results of scrolling, which I assume includes the GEB reference among others. :( ETA: It seems to stop in zoom.js, at line 143. ...
by KarMann
Tue Apr 01, 2014 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1350: "Lorenz"
Replies: 176
Views: 63368

Re: 1350: Lorenz

W[sise=01]x[/sise]a[sise=01]x[/sise]i[sise=01]x[/sise]t. [sise=01]x[/sise]W[sise=01]x[/sise]hy [sise=01]x[/sise]i[sise=01]x[/sise]s e[sise=01]x[/sise]veryone ta[sise=01]x[/sise]lk[sise=01]x[/sise]i[sise=01]x[/sise]ng [sise=01]x[/sise]i[sise=01]x[/sise]n a Jama[sise=01]x[/sise]ican ac[sise=01]x[/sis...
by KarMann
Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1350: "Lorenz"
Replies: 176
Views: 63368

Re: 1350: Lorenz

Found de problem. Do no use de "www" at de front. Also, especially for those of us using something like HTTPS Everywhere, do not use HTTPS. Must be http://xkcd.com/ or http://xkcd.com/1350/ , it seems. Well, anyway, make sure it's http://, not https://. P.S. Hello, fellow Waiters! Long ti...
by KarMann
Tue Nov 12, 2013 10:53 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0071: "Stirring Tea"
Replies: 71
Views: 32232

Re: What-If 0071: "Stirring Tea"

*twitch* Footnote 1 goes between 5 & 6 now?

I may have to go lie down for a bit.
by KarMann
Tue Nov 12, 2013 9:52 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0071: "Stirring Tea"
Replies: 71
Views: 32232

Re: What-If 0071: "Stirring Tea"

Where's footnote 1? Where's footnote 1?!?

This might be even worse than unclosed parentheses.

ETA: The math formatting for footnote 4 is messed up, too.
by KarMann
Sat Jul 27, 2013 12:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

So, since it's looking like it might be over, I've been trying to upload the GIF to ExplainXKCD http://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php?title=File:time-animated.gif. (It took something like 15 minutes to optimize that beast!) For some reason, I'm not able to get it to upload. It's a 12.1 MB GIF, b...
by KarMann
Mon Jul 15, 2013 7:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:Uh oh. There's no change, you're right, and the hash is different. Something smells mustardy...

Not just no visible change, but also bit-for-bit identical in contents. Dammit, I thought I said to hold the mustard!
by KarMann
Sun Jun 30, 2013 12:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hey guys, did you notice the javascript !? I mean, actually, if it was possible to see the meteor live (which I didn't, sadly), then the javascript was able to retrieve these frames without overloading the server. Shouldn't it be possible to execute the same code for newpixbot? It c...
by KarMann
Sun Jun 30, 2013 12:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

I had my browser open during the "event" and looking at the cache it was this: 39137b8e65d78f6fa880c6f2729b94cee71190d5788a59b89b5cd80862aff031.png 924dfaf95e46a0433460ae5937d92dd33b7a1bf205d0e16d785e3637c666ce25.png de6708be8445e69359efecd2faca17c609d5f25d9430a5124b82db4cea24d400.png New...
by KarMann
Thu Jun 20, 2013 10:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl hit 1000? Does this mean I'm no longer #1, and can feel safe to post again finally? Still nowhere near catching up, but just wanted to time-jump forward to say yeah, I noticed that nose 39 hours ago, and I've been waiting for its reappearance ever since. I must admit, I was kind of expecti...
by KarMann
Tue Jun 04, 2013 10:32 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0048: "Sunset on the British Empire"
Replies: 75
Views: 22794

Re: What-If 0048: "Sunset on the British Empire"

Two hundred years from now, in April of 2432 Now, I'm no numerologist, but I think there might be something slightly wrong there... Also, since it's not explicitly mentioned, does anyone want to check that he's correct after accounting for seasons? Most of the islands mentioned are pretty close to ...
by KarMann
Fri May 17, 2013 8:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

A message from NewPage 619:
There was a time, before Time, when I would have sworn that there was no such thing as too much ketchup.
Those days are behind me now.
I hope to rejoin you y'all in the Present sometime soon.
by KarMann
Tue May 14, 2013 10:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

The Tree is neat. Does she mean to say that the tree is interesting or that it is well pruned? It's served without ice. Clearly, I can see that this must be true, for the GLR, Creator of Time, has indeed placed there a tree without ice. But what does i[t] portent, if anything? It means we don't hav...
by KarMann
Tue May 14, 2013 8:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

I feel "There's a snake in my boot" moment coming... Huh. Never heard that variation. Usually the line is said so that it's "...in my trousers, and it's happy to see you." Out in the BigRoom, snakes love to crawl into boots at night. I'm not sure why, they probably look like hol...
by KarMann
Tue May 14, 2013 12:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

Edit: Oh, and I have a question. How can you guys tell when exactly a post was made? I've seen people writing that a certain post was at so-and-so many seconds past newpix many times and have asked myself that for quite a while now. I'm a bit afraid of the answer because I might just be blind and i...
by KarMann
Tue May 14, 2013 9:36 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0045: "ISS Music Video"
Replies: 35
Views: 12252

Re: What-If 0045: "ISS Music Video"

Woah, somebody¹ needs to get that MathJax under control. Screwing up the formatting all over the place. 1 : It couldn't be Great Lord Randall, of course; that would be heresy! ² 2 : Yes, I've been spending a lot of time in the Time thread lately; why do you ask? Yay, it's fixed! Looks much better. ...
by KarMann
Tue May 14, 2013 8:22 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0045: "ISS Music Video"
Replies: 35
Views: 12252

Re: What-If 0045: "ISS Music Video"

Woah, somebody¹ needs to get that MathJax under control. Screwing up the formatting all over the place.

1: It couldn't be Great Lord Randall, of course; that would be heresy!²
2: Yes, I've been spending a lot of time in the Time thread lately; why do you ask?
by KarMann
Tue May 14, 2013 8:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

I WOULD THAT YE ALL SPAKE WITH T ONG GUES, BUT RATHER THAT YE PROPHESIED: WHAT-IF #45: ISS Music Video (not exactly 1 Cor 14:5) Woah, somebody¹ needs to get that MathJax under control. Screwing up the formatting all over the place. 1 : It couldn't be Great Lord Randall, of course; that would be her...
by KarMann
Tue May 14, 2013 5:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

ETA: I didn't know you were a tree, KarMann! Are you at least a hat-tree ? As it happens, I do have a coat-and-hat stand recently, but, umm, no, that's not quite what I meant. :oops: Must be the old-timers' disease getting to me. Or maybe you have a brain-eating amoeba? If so, I wouldn't worry too ...
by KarMann
Tue May 14, 2013 4:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:ETA: I didn't know you were a tree, KarMann! Are you at least a hat-tree?

As it happens, I do have a coat-and-hat stand recently, but, umm, no, that's not quite what I meant. :oops: Must be the old-timers' disease getting to me.
by KarMann
Tue May 14, 2013 3:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

So, as everyone is looking back at Time, so do I. My first post was at NewPage 14 (in fact, I'm that page's Pope), what makes me one of the oldest users still active, after azule, BytEfLUSh and KarMann. So, All hail the Elders! Not counting those who hail from the land before Time 8-) Yay a tree! :...
by KarMann
Tue May 14, 2013 12:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

Long time lurker here. Anyone considered deriving 3D geometry from 1097-1121, where the camera zoomed along the pretty neat river? granted, this isn't the actual geometry of the river...maybe I should refine that using actual data from the pictures... *strolls off deep in thought* Interesting. ...
by KarMann
Mon May 13, 2013 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

HAL9000 wrote:I think they've left the dunes for a rockier area. Perhaps still a desert, but closer to Sonoran (Arizona) than Saharan (Africa).

Well, I guess I'll just have to keep an eye out for them Outside, in case they come this way.
by KarMann
Mon May 13, 2013 9:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

Prosthetic_Lips wrote:Here's something weird -- I was updating my profile (no, I don't know why), and I *know* I have only posted one message (now 2, counting this one). But, the forum was showing "Posts: 4" next to my first post.

What gives?

Well, it's pretty simple, really . . . .
by KarMann
Mon May 13, 2013 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

Time to de-lurk. As a birder, I think it is a bird of prey - perhap a vulture or kestrel. It is not a small bird, from its wing shape it spends a lot of time flying, and is not a gull. From the first frame I thought it might be a swift, but definately not in the second frame. I think vulture is mos...
by KarMann
Mon May 13, 2013 8:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

ETA: First computer? Of my own? Sinclair ZX81 (kit-built), although I used to use TRS-80s at school previously. I moved onto BBC Micros after that, making some money from writing programs, but never really enough to live on. Yay! Mine was a ZX81 from parts, too. :D I think it had 4 KB of RAM? Not l...
by KarMann
Mon May 13, 2013 8:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

StratPlayer: The sand might care, but the ocean is to busy beating the sand into submission. Indeed, were the sand to gather its forces for a concentrated argument about its existing out of the ocean, say, in the form of a sandcastle, I do believe the ocean, or even the sea, would have no trouble t...
by KarMann
Mon May 13, 2013 8:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

While nothing much is happening in the OTC, why don't we compare first OTT posts? NewPage 12¹, NewPix 44²: Sandcastle. Tide comes in. Dead-ass castle. My hobby . . . . "Dead ass-castle." Hmm. 1 : definitely one of the earliest of the still-regulars to post in the OTT; the only ones around...
by KarMann
Mon May 13, 2013 7:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

Has anyone looked at the creation dates for the other comic? I don't have any tools to do that. I'm wondering if the comics we think are referencing Time will have a different creation pattern than those that do not. This newest Other Comic doesn't contain the same creation/modification dates withi...
by KarMann
Mon May 13, 2013 7:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

if I keep ONG ing by myself, is that the sin of ONG anism? http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/0fb49b16b59635d2b732c976cfdc64c1e5c785df0b2e5b6a91fca991f033432a.png Added: Unsurprisingly, I have a different definition of "a good world" to Randall. Don't you see? This is a message to us ! The w...
by KarMann
Mon May 13, 2013 6:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

I seem to be having multiple ONG asms tonight! http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/51893fbf4debf786f91e2492665a0e358e448812fae6a95e45b60fee9833432c.png Added: So what's the rumply stuff between the maybe-dunes? Is it perhaps the same stuff that looked like a plant earlier, in smaller quantities?
by KarMann
Mon May 13, 2013 5:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

NEWCOMICONG!! Cue madness! One Step Beyond! Also, the New Comic certainly relates to recent discussion about the relationship between velociraptors and (just) raptors. I wonder what StratPlayer would say about this? Oops, my bad. I twice referred to "New Comic" without that crucial modifi...
by KarMann
Mon May 13, 2013 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

YETANOTHERONG!!
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by KarMann
Mon May 13, 2013 4:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

ggh wrote:
KarMann wrote:NEWCOMICONG!!

Cue madness!

One Step Beyond!

Also, the New Comic certainly relates to recent discussion about the relationship between velociraptors and (just) raptors. I wonder what StratPlayer would say about this?
by KarMann
Mon May 13, 2013 4:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

by KarMann
Sun May 12, 2013 8:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

I can't believe you people. It's a raptor, sillies! :roll: Raptors and birds share a common ancestor. So it is just a matter of figuring out in which time period this comic is set in. Actually, raptors are birds. You might be thinking of velociraptors.[/pedant] Oh, the irony. A couple of hours afte...
by KarMann
Sun May 12, 2013 1:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

And another one, this time weighted by posting count of the user (sorry to bore you with this, but I try to brush up on my matplotlib skillz): http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=36289&mode=view The heavy posters make up in "a" what they lack in "e". Hey! I resemble th...
by KarMann
Sat May 11, 2013 9:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443645

Re: 1190: "Time"

ALLYOURONGAREBELONGTOUS!!
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