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by Mycroft_147
Mon Apr 22, 2013 1:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

+.99999999999999... The last megaconversation I had on xkcd the was about that very number... :shock: I think I hates it. In a thread about infinite recursion, convergence, and Zeno's Paradox, I think it's apropos despite the intense emotion is may stir among nerd and geek kind alike. Oh yes, quite...
by Mycroft_147
Mon Apr 22, 2013 1:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

cmyk wrote:+.99999999999999...


The last megaconversation I had on xkcd the was about that very number... :shock: I think I hates it.
by Mycroft_147
Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think my OCD over Time is beginning to give way to my ADD over everything else. I'm struggling to keep waiting for it, but it's becoming increasingly difficult. :cry:
by Mycroft_147
Sat Apr 20, 2013 12:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think what you mean is Pope culture. Heh, touché. Because the Mod's have obviously abandoned this thread, my hobby is finding rules we are violating :P It'll be much more civilized if we can follow some rules of order. (Although, after the second, we should have a vote, not a third.) Oh? Think ye...
by Mycroft_147
Fri Apr 19, 2013 11:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

PhoenixRising wrote:Hoooooly frick, that's amazing. If that's really a real wood carving/burning, you win this thread.

To reiterate, I still think he should be given the title "Lightscribe" for this magnificent work.
by Mycroft_147
Fri Apr 19, 2013 10:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

3-6-9 the goose drank wine, the monkey chewed tobacco on the streetcar line. The line broke. The monkey got choked. And they all went to heaven in a little rowboat. *clap clap* *clap clap*

Edit: References the page number--a rhyme I learned when I was but a wee laddy.
by Mycroft_147
Fri Apr 19, 2013 5:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

I propose THIS is already happening: A trifurcated approach towards interpreting Time. 1) Analysis of individual newpix as they progress into the macroscopic storyline. B) Analysis of the evolution of this needle-pulled-thing and the society within III) Exploring the possible intention of Lord Randa...
by Mycroft_147
Fri Apr 19, 2013 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Are you another of those who didn't realize “it” is uncapitalized? Pop culture outpaces everyone in the end. But I only intended to capitalize "it" to symbolically represent the "it" for which we've all been waiting. And since you seem to know exactly which "it" I was ...
by Mycroft_147
Fri Apr 19, 2013 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Definitely seeing a middle-eastern influence emerging. Rampant statistical analysis and secular philosophical exploration. THIS is the clearly the dawn of a new era. We wait for It, though some seem quite content believing It may never come. It is, rather, how we wait for It that matters most. Our e...
by Mycroft_147
Fri Apr 19, 2013 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

It's the second time I see this post. Indeed. I have decisiveness issues. Which makes me less fitting a strong leadership role as the popalcy. Edit: You'd be hard-pressed to find one of my posts I have not edited or am entirely satisfied with. <--see that?^ I ended a sentence with a preposition and...
by Mycroft_147
Fri Apr 19, 2013 4:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Now every time someone says "this" I think THIS1.

1Temporal Hypotheses and Intelligence Organization

Edit: Aw yeah!
Edit: As a member of THIS, and I humbly extend an olive branch to my religious brethren and humbly abdicate the hat to a true believer that follows.
by Mycroft_147
Fri Apr 19, 2013 4:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Who Installed the Red Button and System Administrator) HA, I installed a big red button in a patch-panel once. As an inside joke it did nothing but glow red. After a few months I noticed someone had hung a sign over the button that said "Do Not Push." Months later I noticed someone instal...
by Mycroft_147
Fri Apr 19, 2013 4:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

I miss Quantum Leap. Hope this version has a more satisfying ending. ... Don't think I've forgotten you. As Pope, I request, as humbly as possible, Blitzgirl to push these traitors out of the stream of Time. THIS can usher in the era of waiting enlightenment. We’re not anti-Randall, we’re pro-knowle...
by Mycroft_147
Fri Apr 19, 2013 3:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

tman2nd wrote:I would like to join!

THIS is happy to have you! I hope THIS will change the world, and together we can realize It. We have plenty of spots available if you're interested. President, Board of Directors, Cafeteria Lady...kind of a startup organization you see. Still plenty of room for expansion.
by Mycroft_147
Fri Apr 19, 2013 3:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm willing to use the Universal Laws of Pixilization to erase you from Time for good due to such heresy… Very well, you leave me no choice. I hereby establish THIS! 1 THIS shall provide the platform for all free waiters to openly share their ideas without fear of ridicule and temporal oppression! ...
by Mycroft_147
Fri Apr 19, 2013 2:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

HAL9000 wrote:I move we grant him the title of Craftsman. (or something along those lines)

Lightscribe? :D
by Mycroft_147
Fri Apr 19, 2013 2:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Catch up on my pocketful of odds and ends… Best part is, cmyk could probably do it. After all, he holds the Staff of Pixels 1 . 1 I swear it's not a sex thing. Ha, well I have mine secured. Well *zips fly* now… HA, hey, it's your idea, so so am I! Let's have pillow fight, jump on the bed and squeal!...
by Mycroft_147
Thu Apr 18, 2013 11:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

lmjb1964 wrote:And I fear when Blitzgirl reaches those post, she be filled with despair and give up her quest.


If she sticks to her quest: To read all. She will be fine. Says nothing about decrypting or comprehending. (Prays silently for her resolve.)

Edit: Quote fix.
Edit: Wasn't as fixed as I thought.
by Mycroft_147
Thu Apr 18, 2013 11:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Has anyone noticed the evolution of this needled pulled thing...a macroscopic view reveals to me a progression from the stone age (Ug, Time, what this?), then the philosophical (Why does Time exist and what is our purpose in it?), then the religious (We built a religion around Time). Now that religi...
by Mycroft_147
Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Edit: I once coded a cubed version of the square which shuffled just like a Rubik's cube, based on the key. Plotted the cipher based on 3D coordinates. I wish to Randall the Almighty I knew how to view a graphic representation of that action a la Swordfish. Interesting. For purely academic reas...
by Mycroft_147
Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

I believe you're mistaken. If we are to take the 2003 Battlestar Galactica reboot as a literal analogy for US history, then there were actually only 12 original American colonies... and the 13th colony was a post-apocylptic wasteland populated by humanoid Cylons with a Bob Dylan fetish. Do they cou...
by Mycroft_147
Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Upper scaffold, bottom of right leg, strange little loop thing at the railing. Is that rope? Why rot13? I once thought it was homage to the original 13 American colonies--which used to be a lucky number. I was sad to learn the Alphabet had 26 letters and rot13 moved them exactly halfway round--or as...
by Mycroft_147
Wed Apr 17, 2013 7:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

Jafloi wrote:
Votes this far:

First frame: 2
52th: 1
58th: 1
78th: 1
107th: 1

I cast my vote for...

...wait for It...
*drumroll*


The very last newpix!
The end of Time!
The final frame to come gifted to us by the Almighty Randall!

*tssss*


Edit: Damn my XKOCD.
by Mycroft_147
Wed Apr 17, 2013 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

There is some merit in the thought that those who crave power are actually the least suitable to wield it ... Thank you, I was trying to remember, and then to Google, just how the usual phrasing of that idea went, but eventually gave up on it and posted without it. It's exactly what I had in mind, ...
by Mycroft_147
Wed Apr 17, 2013 6:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

The Megan has fallen! We are all doomed! Mycroft_147, your avatar is hilarious :D Thanks! I find simple solutions that get to the root of problems. Obligatory: *ba-dum-tsss* 8-) Edit: At the time of this message your avatar's sites were trained on my bloodhound. I wasn't worried though, her defense ...
by Mycroft_147
Wed Apr 17, 2013 6:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

And Mycroft_147, take heart, I recall your posts, even if the forum does not. :o Yes! Thank you! I'm not mad after all! I existed. And I feel pretty good about that right now. Wait--now that I no longer think I'm mad, does this prove the contrary? What is Cueball making? I like to think another cas...
by Mycroft_147
Wed Apr 17, 2013 4:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

buffygirl wrote:So Mome It Be!


I thank thee Holinessess. I believe I have been struck down by The One Randall Who Blessest Us All for my silence these many months. So hath He humbled me. I prayest unto thee a comaful coma.

Edit: 5! 8-)
by Mycroft_147
Wed Apr 17, 2013 4:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

PhoenixRising wrote:You need 5 posts to be able set your signature, iirc.


This is puberty all over again. Acne and a sex life. Life's little joke. :lol:
by Mycroft_147
Wed Apr 17, 2013 4:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

WAIT, WHAT?!??? I'm about to coma and I see I'm interim Pope?!?? I'm in the past, I know not what this means! *kneels* Praises to you, your Holinessess, ye temporal shepherdess! I seek guidance. Wouldst thou bless me with thy wisdom? My timeline has collapsed and I find myself on my third post, for...
by Mycroft_147
Wed Apr 17, 2013 3:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

My time outside of Time has been erased. My past exists only in memory. Even my signature is gone. My postcount is 2 again...for the first time? Quantum entanglements always gives me a headache. Then the philosophical questions muddy things further. I just want to know it will all be well in the end...
by Mycroft_147
Tue Apr 16, 2013 2:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105199
Views: 31551276

Re: 1190: "Time"

This is being posted with a surrealistic fear of being branded a heretic or found guilty of witchcraft! I am no witch. (Not to diminish legitimate pagan worship.) I think I willen haven-now retrocome from the future. My time in Time willan forhave pre-consumed more of my time than I will havenbe on-...

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