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by mrob27
Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": I WONDER WHERE I'LL CHEW BEESNAKES NEXT?

[…] song ottification? Oh wait, there are separate Javascript files included too, gotta check these out……….Found it! […] Yep! Decree fulfilled, a mere 17730 nopix later! Here are the full lyrics, expanded for easier consumption:   Get Lucky - OTTification by mrob27   Based on 'Get Lucky' by...
by mrob27
Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 45929851

1190: "Time": NO CENTIMOLPIES WERE HARMED IN THE MAKING OF THIS MEME.

Where have I heard that? ……. … it — just got …..? So I guess you found the song :D Ummm… so, has anyone found the song OTTification in Q04B yet? It's been over 3 years since the Grammys featuring the song upon which it was based, and getting near 3 yips since Q04B … and I still haven't heard a pip ...
by mrob27
Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: "Time": HOW DO I MEMEIFIED BURBULENCE?

Thursdip I got the Q04B Rosetta tile, and instead of molpying down that night, continued until I had one of each tile for my avatar picture. Fridip night my dreams all had Cuegan and castle squares wandering through them OMR this is still a thing. ( Silly molpy, of course it's still a thing. ) Your...
by mrob27
Thu Feb 02, 2017 6:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: "Time": EXCUSE ME SIR, DO YOU HAVE A MOMENT TO TALK ABOUT SANDY?

Within the lore of the game, this style of rolling would generate a fully random person, with a normal distribution and a mean of 10.5 in each stat, like you've said. However, at some point the argument was made that the average adventurer is more talented than the average person, which is why they...
by mrob27
Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: Time: BAOBABS DON'T GROW ON BAOBABS.

An overly-delayed response, and I've fallen behind on my ketchup again… and so many problem sets to do this week :/ I find myself agreeing with all these things you both are saying, but still wondering if there might be a way to aid in the appreciation of temporal shenanigans without unduly compromi...
by mrob27
Sat Jan 21, 2017 6:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 45929851

1190: "Time": I GOT 99 PROBLEMS, SO I USED CROISSANTS. NOW I HAVE 100 PROBLEMS.

Gee, that looks like a lot of fun. I wanna do that someday! You could certainly be on my team. My team was organised through the /r/testsolution/ subreddit and most of us are remotes (i.e. not physically present at MIT during the Hunt). If you want to be involved next year, look on that subreddit f...
by mrob27
Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 45929851

1190: Time: BECOME AN OTTERCOMICS

It's somewhat interesting to me that you're discussing D&D, because I just spent a few days at the MIT Mystery Hunt (my 3 rd time), and the theme this year was D&D (and RPGs and table-top gaming in general; for example a few Settlers of Catan references). If interested, you can see the kicko...
by mrob27
Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 45929851

1190: Time: YOU WOULDN'T DOWNLOAD A BALTCASSETTE

Oh… something I forgot to mention: at some point on that day it was all going down, balthasar's sig read "It's happeninh!" There is that bit in balthasar's sig that says it's autogenerated. That may be RELATED too. That's why I was asking you if you grabbed sigs. Would it be easy to keep ...
by mrob27
Thu Jan 12, 2017 7:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: Time: ALSO, I CAN OTTCOLOURISE YOU WITH MY TURTLEMOLPY.

Thank you @ggh for the thorough explanation, with links! Regarding whether we should "chill the ch*rp out" , I tend to agree: the puzzle-solving is done, for a while at least. Most of the ONGoing stories have started with a puzzle or two that get worked out pretty quickly at the beginning,...
by mrob27
Thu Jan 12, 2017 7:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: Time: THAT'S IT! I HAVE HAD IT WITH THESE MOLPYCH**RPING DILGUNNERPUNSAWS ON THIS MOLPYCH**RPING RABTOR!

That's a very molpish chapter, thank you @ucim ! It reminds me that apparently there was some kind of cassette recorder interface related to BSTA . Or maybe related to the Two Words game, or all the other things that were happening before final exams. Does anyone have any estimate of how much space,...
by mrob27
Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: Time: IF MOOPIES HAD THWAPSTICKS, AND COULD *BRADVA*, HOW WOULD WE DIFFERENTIATE THEM FROM MYSTERYONGS?

BSTA 000021 by mrob27 » ONGing BSTA 000021 at 20170111 18:37:31 UTC = newpix 33447.63 Examine room http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000021.png You're standing in your room. You're living here for 4 years already. Normally, the room doesn't look like this. There's a lot of stuff lying ra...
by mrob27
Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: Time: SEMENCOFFEECANCERHELPIMTRAPPEDINAWOLPYFACTORYSTARSANDBACONBABIESONICE...

Thank you, @balthasar_s , for the extensive explanation and Katalog Obiektów -related backstory. I'm afraid I'm not really deserving of so much consideration, because I don't know anything about what "Coincidence" is except that maybe you invented it. I just see a webpage with a box to ent...
by mrob27
Tue Jan 10, 2017 8:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: Time: REMAIN CH**RPING AND GOAT WOWTREES

I like it when I log on to check the individual comics thread, and as the last comment is on Time, there's a brief glimpse into what is happening here through the subject of the reply "THE SPARROW-RAPTOR IS A LIE". Yes the random ONGtext seems to be relevant a lot more often than random c...
by mrob27
Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: Time: THE SPARROW-RAPTOR IS A LIE

Prediction: B is going to connect the output of a 555 to one of the ARMs. Your bot's bag is actually a 555, but with 4 legs. So now I'm wondering, did your bot suggest the 555 prediction or was it your own idea? :D The idea came to me in my sleep. I'm still in a different Time zone (the land of Sea...
by mrob27
Mon Jan 09, 2017 12:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: Time: PROTIP: TO CRENELLATE THE ANTELOPEY, CORINNE IT UNTIL IT *MOLP*S *AUF*

555s are so 1970's… BSTA 19 Insert a clock into clockpocket. http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000019.png You don't have any pocketable clocks at hand. But you have an RTC chip. You think it's clocky enough for you. — BBcode lovingly left unconverted by makepost TUNO = 32h
by mrob27
Sun Jan 08, 2017 7:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: Time: HELLO. MY NAME IS BUNNY. YOU KEUGHT UP MY VIRGIN. PREPARE TO BLINDPOST.

[…] Did the balthvatar change while balthasar was asleep? […] The present Balthasar avatar is the same as one that was bring used on 2 nd April 2015. Where did the lightning gif come from? It looks different than the lightning gif I remember. That's from a Balthasar avatar that was being used as ea...
by mrob27
Fri Jan 06, 2017 8:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: Time: THE MYSTERYONG IS TOO CH**RPING SEAISH

Hiya mrob! I've got a question for you and maybe your bots: Is there a way to periodically check for changes to a sig? I've kind of been doing it, but only by serendipity: If the signature changes no more than once every time that person posts on a page that they haven't previously posted to, then ...
by mrob27
Fri Jan 06, 2017 8:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: Time: NOT SURE IF WAITING FOR IT OR JUST RECENT

I am writing this from the Baobab and Rosettas Canyon National Parks. We drove past a raptorcat conservation project on the way there, no thwapsticks allowed. It's too dark to see wowtrees at the moment, but expect to see plenty soon. I either think Besta! (fake Italian accent) or b althasar s nipes...
by mrob27
Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: Time: LOLI HAET RETRO-EDITS

Hello all!  Todip I spent the better part of the afternoon visiting the Monterey Instutite for the Betterment and Promotion of Seaish Waterottermolpies. So that was molpish. One might wonder if the recent re-appearance of a certain OTT dragon may have been related, in some timey-wimey-loopy sort of ...
by mrob27
Tue Jan 03, 2017 7:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: "Time": BETTER FOREGOAT MY OWN DECREE

Am I the only one who can't access any bicycles on the moon stuff? The images from the bb quoted ongs aren't showing up for me either. Did anyone save copies of the bsta images? My nopixbot checks this every hour (or sometimes more frequently) and it was having trouble too. I haven't been seeing th...
by mrob27
Mon Jan 02, 2017 11:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: Time: MAKE YAPPOCISION, NOT MMONS

This is ridiculous, someone else be pope. Uhh, okay… let's see how this thing fits. http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=45853 Be Molpish. Hmmm, the hat seems to be a bit too big now. It's been a while and I got thinner (but without losing weight, it's from all that time I've spent hotdogging ...
by mrob27
Sun Jan 01, 2017 11:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: "Time": HOW DO I ONG'D MRORL_S?

Ah, excellent, the bOTTishly constructed mr http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=41728 bdexbot, up on @balthasar_s 's secret moonbase, has just completed transmitting "The Challenge of King Idle" , the 6 th story in the bOTTeriada series, just in time for 3 rd Summit (a.k.a. Outsider'...
by mrob27
Sat Dec 31, 2016 1:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: "Time": I'M IN YR KEYBOARDY-SMASHITUDE, CH*RPING YR GOATS

! Soup used to know where the emoji repositories were, *Grumble, grumble NP1300 and NP1800 have a bunch. ggh isn't sure if there's another repository too. 2300. Will we get one on 2800 too? That's my plan. Maybe by that time I'll be … uh… in the basement but hopefully if someone's paying attention ...
by mrob27
Tue Dec 27, 2016 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: "Time": WAITING WAITERS GONNA WAIT

OMCR, it seems someone on the Moonbase is Baltifying Homestuck :D Might I guess this was revealed in some non-obvious puzzle-like manner? I guess I'll have to do some Ketchup. Or triplexed 3 schizo-Blitzing, as the case may be. Hmmm… mrob, I would love to have your story as a whole. I'm afraid I hav...
by mrob27
Sun Dec 25, 2016 6:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: "Time": CEILING MRORL IS WATCHING YOU MOLPY UP

As you may have noticed, my bOTTeriada story has taken to ONGing in a more raptorish fashion. That's because, indeed, the intersession has begun and I had a chance to finally finish the next chapter.  Inasmuch as the present chapter ( The Challenge of King Idle ) has been ONGing since the 10 th of J...
by mrob27
Sun Nov 27, 2016 11:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: "Time": DISREGARD THAT, I BLITZNAP POKEMOLPS

It's a little scary to think about how many yips have passed since this great adventure started… but there ya go. Time. It's really seaish.  I was away for quite a while because of school (1 st semester for Master of Science) but also because my new (purpose-bought for school) EbNYA-MTA 1 did not ru...
by mrob27
Tue Nov 22, 2016 3:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

Re: 1190: "Time"

Actually, it's mrob_s who has more to tell. That bOTTeriada story comes from me, and it is trickling out ever more slowly, thanks to my algorithm and the fact that I still haven't finished the next chapter (the one about dragons). Somedip, I promise :roll: Maybe during the intersession (4 weeks star...
by mrob27
Sat Nov 19, 2016 2:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: Time: DIAL T FOR THEMINIM__S

A pope-making bot?!! Would that be a Conclave Bot? Oh, no, the bot doesn't post anything. I don't trust my programming ability enough to even consider the idea of making something that logs in, stores cookies, etc. The script notifies me of goat mode, and if I notice said notification, I can (manua...
by mrob27
Sat Nov 19, 2016 1:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: Time: YES BLACK BUN, THERE *IS* A TRILOBOLPY.

check.goat: no 'full/2532.txt.gz' exists, still in goat mode (_( /_/'_____/) No newpage yet " | | Waiting some more... |""""""| Lastpost is 2531:39 20161118.20:35:10 Suspect a newpage, sleeping 1/7 as much: sl(323) Yes, things are still mrobly. I'm just hidden amo...
by mrob27
Sat Sep 17, 2016 9:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: Time: MY C****KIE, LET ME SHOW YOU IT

Uh-oh. :oops: Sorry...

It's all molpish, and I'm thinking of you everyday and feeling somewhat ashamed that I can't find the time to post. Once I've got this modern pedagogy sorted out, I should be able to make a more mrobly (and regular) presence.

- mrob27
by mrob27
Sat Aug 13, 2016 4:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Some Organised-sand- RELATED news... probably not of too much general interest so Spoiler: ified: I am going to grad. school this fall at Boston university, so I need a new laptop (something I wouldn't mind breaking and dropping). I found one that's amazingly fast, efficient (Int...
by mrob27
Sat Aug 06, 2016 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": I THINK I PREFER TO THINK OF RAFTCASTLE-BLITZING AS A THING.

I have been purchasing and/or Ꮫ creating new botcastles. Does anyone know how to reduce the size of the user interface elements (the tabs, bookmarks bar, etc.) of IceWeasel/FireFox? How about a way to get the window manager to reduce the size of everything (as if viewing a 2000-pixel screen shrunk d...
by mrob27
Mon Aug 01, 2016 1:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": I'M NOT A WHITE PIXEL, BUT I CRENELLATE ONE ON THE RIVER.

And what does this line up with? / These are some seaish superimpositions of Rosetta's map with Google's, and also the Mediterranean floor. […] no one has successfully gotten the Beanie triangulation map to line up with anything as far as I know. I was one of those who tried to figure it out, and g...
by mrob27
Thu Jul 28, 2016 3:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 45929851

1190: "Time": KETCHUP, KETCHUP AGAINST THE PUNSAWING OF THE BEANISHNESS

I'm somewhere on NP2505… In other news, I'm "blitzing" my mom's writing (or which she left a lot) for eulogy purposes. My hope is that each of the symbols is a meanord. That would make the panther salve something described by 11 meanords. Seems like we'll know what's in it once we can read...
by mrob27
Tue Jul 26, 2016 2:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 45929851

1190: "Time": I'M DEVELOPING A SYSTEM TO OTTCOLOURISE ARBITRARY COMAVISIONS.

Thank you for the condolences (both here and private), they are much appreciated. Yesterdip I methodically debugged a poorly-working computer that I had built 6 years ago, and figured out that its failure to work was from a memory module that I installed a couple months ago. That's good, now it will...
by mrob27
Thu Jul 21, 2016 2:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

CH*RP! IT'S LIFE-MUSTARD… AGAIN.

I haven't posted for quite a while… somewhere on NP2501. There was a little Outside stuff going on, but then I got concerned for my mother, and learned that she had passed away.   There are proper places on the xkcd fora for grieving, and discussing death in general, most notably the Dear SB area wi...
by mrob27
Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: "Time": IN THE SᴏᴠɪOTT ZANCLEAN ZODIAC, MEG-A-LIKE THWAPS *YOU*

Uhh, yeh… decimal 1's and zeros thingy with six digits… w00t? Thanks for the refresher, mrob. So, my meteor frame timings for Zanclean Zodiac were an arbitrary decision of 5 minutes between frames. That is another feature of ZZ that I don't think we had mentioned. It is still a mystery, I think, as ...
by mrob27
Thu Jun 30, 2016 5:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: Time: KEEP CALM AND EMPINKEN ON

morobu: “Like all migratory birds, Link is an expert on weather”…that sounds about right. Many OTTers who played Q04B were written into the Morobu story and in some cases I had them be a bit unique or different. I think the " @Link is a pink quackmolpy" thing was a reference to an avatar ...
by mrob27
Sat Jun 25, 2016 11:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: "Time": IN BOTOPIA, NOMOLPY CAN HEAR YOU FOREGOAT.

And doesn't anyone get the reference in the decree? I took it at face value: I figured you were suggesting a simple constrained writing exercise: compose my post using words that have certain phonemes, and avoiding other phonemes, defined by their similarity to the woodwinds and brass instruments. ...
by mrob27
Sat Jun 25, 2016 5:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45929851

1190: "Time": TAIXZO_S, I'VE GOT A FEELING WE'RE NOT IN BOTOPIA ANYMORE

ETA: I don't understand what this page is and why Time is on it: http://wikiwordbook.info/xkyd The same info also appears at e.g. wikiwordbook.info/xked , but only the first bit about xkcd is at wikiwordbook.info/xcd and wikiwordbook.info/xckd   The stated purpose of the site is to aid a visitor in...

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