Search found 219 matches

by kryton
Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1865: "Wifi vs Cellular"
Replies: 35
Views: 4949

Re: 1865: "Wifi vs Cellular"

This effect of crowded WiFi bandwidth is even worse at a commercial campground, where you have two or three hundred phone/laptop/smartTV/devicesesssss trying to stream Hulu and Netflix video at the same time and the campground is only paying for a single residential class bandwidth connection with a...
by kryton
Thu Dec 15, 2016 12:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: answer for BLAG Puzzle for the UK?
Replies: 3
Views: 2917

answer for BLAG Puzzle for the UK?

Did anyone ever find out the answer to the BLAG's puzzle for the UK?
I followed the hints provided about where it will be posted, -- nada...
by kryton
Wed Nov 25, 2015 5:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1608: "Hoverboard"
Replies: 140
Views: 59372

Re: 1608: "Hoverboard"

OK - so once you get 'lost' in the lava, how does one 'see' the path up and out? (Assuming "starting over" is a way un-cool thing to do?) turn up the contrast settings, way up, on both your monitor and video card and the passageways will show as very dark grey instead of black and you can...
by kryton
Wed Nov 25, 2015 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1608: "Hoverboard"
Replies: 140
Views: 59372

Re: 1608: "Hoverboard"

I you just want to explore, and not play the game, then there are three values you should set. Set "window.noclip=1" to enable going through everything. set "window.mewtwo=1" to disable gravity. set "window.i.am.gandalf=1" to make the character jump higher, travel fast...
by kryton
Wed Nov 25, 2015 12:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1608: "Hoverboard"
Replies: 140
Views: 59372

Re: 1608: "Hoverboard"

I you just want to explore, and not play the game, then there are three values you should set. Set "window.noclip=1" to enable going through everything. set "window.mewtwo=1" to disable gravity. set "window.i.am.gandalf=1" to make the character jump higher, travel fast...
by kryton
Mon Jul 13, 2015 11:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1550: "Episode VII"
Replies: 60
Views: 9156

Re: 1550: "Episode VII"

If the kessle run is measured in distance as a factor of how fast a ship is.... 1) catch a moving target : "we overtook the lightspeed target drone in the last kessle run competition after it had only covered 12 parsecs..." 2) a dangerous shortcut: : "from the kessle black hole observ...
by kryton
Fri Nov 21, 2014 12:01 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0120: "Alternate Universe What Ifs"
Replies: 94
Views: 34726

Re: What-If 0120: "Alternate Universe What Ifs"

This one was too cool Randal :D
I followed the link to OSHA for the report of workplace deaths in this universe, and it's shocking how many are "worker squashed by vehicle driven by inattentive co-worker" *shudder*
by kryton
Mon Jul 29, 2013 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Aubron - I started with your tool, and I loved it! but when I started trying to follow on tablet and/or smart phone, geekwagon was there with a usable interface, that also cookie-remembered where I left off and started me there next time. BUT at the issue of that which is named only reluctantly, the...
by kryton
Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

I failed in finishing my BlitzQuest before "The End". :oops: !!! It's mine very own Space Pope of the Eastern Unorthodox TimeWaiters! *cries with glee* Welcome back, kryton. ;) You've been a long time gone, but we're still here. I knew you were still here, I had faith. :) Geekwagon kept m...
by kryton
Mon Jul 29, 2013 4:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

I failed in finishing my BlitzQuest before "The End".
:oops:
by kryton
Fri May 17, 2013 4:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Accidental Time Tourist Journal Coordinates: top of page 474 of 647 I had thought I enjoyed the puns when I sent my last transmission bag to the future, boy was I wrong...and never been more glad to be so wrong. so much more awaited me in the pouches ahead. I became lost in the pallets piled high wi...
by kryton
Thu May 16, 2013 6:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Accidental Time Tourist Journal Coordinates: top of page 469 of 638 I see conflicting SIGS asking for BlitzQuesters Posts to be spoilered in entirety, and others that say they want to see/hear from the BlitzQuesters. I'm not sure what to do. Following the path of the great one herself, i would only ...
by kryton
Wed May 15, 2013 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Accidental Time Tourist Journal Coordinates: top of page 465 of 625 Trodlydyting onward, hoping to one day rejoin the future. A slack weekend put me even farther behind, *sigh* A few posts I wanted to comment on... <snip> Welcome, glad to see you de-lurk, and you have a good grasp of footnotes. Anyo...
by kryton
Fri May 10, 2013 2:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Accidental Time Tourist Journal Coordinates: top of page 459 of 584 A few notes as I approached the singularity party... Very cool "White Timeframe" lyrics BlitzGirl. The food at the party was excellent, thank you to/for: Cake from Kethryes, black and white cookies from Whizbang with a Sei...
by kryton
Wed May 08, 2013 6:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Accidental Time Tourist Journal Coordinates: top of page 449 of 569 As the great white out approaches, a lot of folks believing the end is/was upon us are saying goodbys like the signatures in a high school year book (touching). I would be worried but the sigs reflecting the future reassure me that ...
by kryton
Wed May 08, 2013 2:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Accidental Time Tourist Journal Coordinates: top of page 445 of 567 My notepad became so full I needed to post it forward and make room, least this tome become too heavy to carry forward.... I have recently noticed Eliram's Avatar has a snappy top hat and cane, looks like a one spider version of &qu...
by kryton
Tue May 07, 2013 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Accidental Time Tourist Journal Coordinates top of page 442 of 560 Not much progress, but I have reached the ultimate or penultimate fade out, the posts of the OTC in the thread are now completely in whiteout. (nearly, if i look at it from a very oblique angle I can almost make out the castles, but ...
by kryton
Mon May 06, 2013 6:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Accidental Time Tourist Journal Coordinates top of page 438 of 551 Fell behind some more since this past weekend was a packed band weekend. Darn spoilers, LOL. Buffy's Sig led me to BlitzGirl's "Boom De Yadda" and Loved it, but that means I experienced it before it happens (??? paradox or ...
by kryton
Thu May 02, 2013 8:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Accidental Time Tourist Journal Coordinates top of page 428 of 505 Wow you all are moving faster in the present, i seem to be falling farther into the past, for every page i move forward, you get 2 more pages ahead. It must be quite exciting up there in the present! Well, I shall journey on, hoping ...
by kryton
Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Accidental Time Tourist Journal Coordinates top of page 424 of 467 Campfire toasted marshmallows are good...mmmmm Outside is calling, so I wanted to post a few responses to notes I have encountered. For Valarya i'm assuming I became the recipient of this great gift for not only understanding the Buf...
by kryton
Tue Apr 30, 2013 5:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Journal of the Accidental Tourist Temporal Coordinates top of Page 421 of 464. Today I trekked through a discourse on Haiku and many wonderful examples. There was much discussion about rules and syllables and themes, and some very good poetry. Also I Found a neat listing of movie spoilers (I knew 90...
by kryton
Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Kryton's Progress, 414 of 462. From the sigs, and a note from Valarya... It appears that I missed the singularity, the triumphant arrival of BlitzGirl. Lamenting that Outside had me on a rock and roll road trip over the weekend and I missed the party, I even had a tux (somewhere in the back of the c...
by kryton
Mon Apr 29, 2013 5:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Having falling into a wormhole of slow outside time, I find myself coming back almost 50 forum pages behind, and thus will now begin my own pilgrimage to catch up to the present, by journying here in the past, endevoring to follow in Blitzgirl's footsteps as she has likely passed me by now.
by kryton
Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1203: "Time Machines"
Replies: 100
Views: 27383

Re: 1203: "Time Machines"

try thinking of it this way, forgetting everything else about time machines from other movies/tv/print/etc. This particular time machine is the "reverse" button on the remote control for the universe. While the button is pushed the universe runs in reverse. You are part of the universe so ...
by kryton
Tue Apr 23, 2013 1:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Sorry for my last two joke posts. It is an interesting idea. The hash data is random and looks very different to executable machine code. In theory it could be a compressed file but then we should see a header with the file type. Don't be sorry, it's valid idea. I don't know enough about .exe files...
by kryton
Tue Apr 23, 2013 1:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Latent22 wrote:
KarMann wrote:I'm starting to think that some of my fellow Time Waiters (of various hues) might not realize that the word 'gullible' isn't in the dictionary.

Ha! Found it in my dictionary.

Point to KarMann, Love-15.
by kryton
Tue Apr 23, 2013 1:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time":Rest Stop

<snip> This was funny. However, I can't help but point out that it's "endeavo(u)r" with an "a." Also, offal is, from WIkipdia, "variety meats or organ meats, refers to the internal organs and entrails of a butchered animal." I hope that's not what we're covered in afte...
by kryton
Tue Apr 23, 2013 12:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Haiku and markov chains and everything else = awesome! I was googling some lyrics earlier (to make sure I had the right song) and came across this eerie reference to sand and time, had to share: Twilight Zone, Season 1, Episode 7: The Lonely [Opening Narration] Witness if you will a dungeon, made o...
by kryton
Tue Apr 23, 2013 12:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time":Rest Stop

================================================ Welcome Time Traveler to the Rest Stop Imperpetuate. Here you will find a brief respite from your toils of journeying through the past as you endevor to find the present, and eventually the future. To your right you will find a cot, blanket, pillow, ...
by kryton
Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

<snip> Anyone else feel like part of the audience from the Truman Show? We're just kind of watching these characters evolve and have made up an entire community around them, while they just go about their day unaware. I hadn't thought of that comparison, but I like it. Ok, gotta keep reading. Oh, a...
by kryton
Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time":Rest Stop

================================================ Welcome Time Traveler to the Rest Stop Imperpetuate. Here you will find a brief respite from your toils of journeying through the past as you endeavor to find the present, and eventually the future. To your right you will find a cot, blanket, pillow, ...
by kryton
Mon Apr 22, 2013 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

I apologize for my lengthy absence, but I have been thinking. I have been thinking thoughts that have disturbed me, but I feel that I muust share these thoughts with the rest of you: What if Randall is seeing how much random crap he can fit into the comic before we stop? I feel that at first, he ha...
by kryton
Mon Apr 22, 2013 1:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Perhaps Petite doesn't like the name we gave her and that's why she is leaving?
by kryton
Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Assuming an average of 1 minute passes in newpixia per newpix observed by the squatters-who-read-this-thingy-pulled-by-a-needle-with-a-knot-at-the-other-end, almost 12 hours have passed in Megan & Cueball's world. At my nearby beach, the tide would have risen a lot more and receded again. So we ...
by kryton
Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

If I had to pick one frame, i would go with 675. It is filled with castles, scaffolding, rising water, both Megan and Cueball, and her hilarious stunt of falling out of the bucket elevator. it has a little of everything that has led us to this point. Second Favorite has to be 175, Megan doesn't like...
by kryton
Thu Apr 18, 2013 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

I've decided to retire from the popeing business, my successor will be determined in trial by combat of 'yo mama' jokes

and ............ Go!
by kryton
Wed Apr 17, 2013 6:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh my aching head, how long did I coma?
Why was the Apex Bishop of the Conclave of Eastern Unorthodox TimeWaiters wearing Helper's hat?
Has anyone seen my hat for that matter, or my cloak, or my fuzzy slippers?
Also, I left the collection plates around here somewhere, has any one seen them?
by kryton
Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

The Litany of The Waits : Leader: Later! People : Bye! Leader: Wanna swim? People : Yeah! Leader: Pffthh People : *cough* Leader: You ok? People : Just got some in my mouth. Leader: Any idea where the river is now? People : Still pretty far out. It's actually retreated a little this week. Leader: I...
by kryton
Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

The psalm has been updated <snip> Leader: How big? People: I don't know. Leader: (silence) People: Does it Rain on the Sea? Leader: I don't know, if it does it seems like a waste. It seems like the leader should be asking the questions. The people should always answer, "I don't know". Fro...
by kryton
Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104965
Views: 30236611

Re: 1190: "Time"

The psalm has been updated <snip> Leader: How big? People: I don't know. Leader: (silence) People: Does it Rain on the Sea? Leader: I don't know, if it does it seems like a waste. It seems like the leader should be asking the questions. The people should always answer, "I don't know". For...

Go to advanced search