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by mrob27
Sun Mar 11, 2018 8:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: MY PENGOAT JUST MUSTARDED ME; M**STARD WAS SO CASH

Of course the snow-molpies have clothes, but they're made of the same colour pixels, so you can't tell. Oh that's adorable! :D Now I'm trying to think of how we could make a simple two-frame stop motion animation […] Exactly what I was thinking too… I really wanted to make all twelve (there are alwa...
by mrob27
Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: NOOOO THEY BE CRENELLATING MY SNOW-WOOLPIES

[…] this other video also showed up. […] Edit: there's a real one . @Azule 's fireflies ( Zanclean Zodiac ) have also become real . (Yes, Intel again. They seem to be the company that likes to spend seaish amounts of money on this nerdy stuff.) […] Thick, heavy, good packing snow, great for making ...
by mrob27
Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: QUOTH THE OTTER, "BTTBAA"

Examine room
Image

There is a desk.
A lot of stuff on it.

Keyboard, screens, floppy disks, cassettes, tape player, some boxes, some other things...

The room also has doors.



Cassettes! (Do not eat.)
by mrob27
Sun Mar 04, 2018 3:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: GOAT HARD 2: GOAT HARDER

Those who see the "brick" containing "3000" probably also see bricks in my posts.   For example, there is probably a "brick" at the beginning of this line. If so, then perhaps you can't read Morobu 's Japanese stuff, like in this post ?   For @balthasar_s I believe you'...
by mrob27
Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: FOREGOAT YOUR CH**RPING BAOBABS. FOREGOAT THEM.

At the last IceCoffeeStarsSemenLavaSandCancer Olympics, Saltroping was played as a Demonstration sport . Teams riding on rafts competed to lasso flotsam (and sometimes each other) with ropes. The rules and scoring are very complex and the sport has a small, but wildly devoted following. The I ICSSLS...
by mrob27
Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: DIAL Z FOR ZOMBIE RAPTORS

We now have two taglines, and each could possibly be a response to something that someone else had recently said:    "Time is surprising. You never know what will accidentally ripple into yesterday." — could be a response to OTT:2635:27 .    "The photos are gathered from other lives, ...
by mrob27
Tue Feb 27, 2018 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THE MOST TEMPORAL PART OF CHEWING BEESNAKES IS ANTELOPIES IN YOUR MOLPANZEE

Stop playing game http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000202.gif ] Enough of this computering. Time to get up and… do something else look around or something. KONIEC ?     T** **D ?!? :shock: — mrob27 http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=41728 I just realized that statistical thermody...
by mrob27
Mon Feb 26, 2018 4:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: IF UNBASEMENTING IN R.A.Z.O.R. IS RECENT, CONSIDER ME LAPETITE.

Funny story, @balthasar_s . ĘĘ:ĘĘ:ĘĘ:ĘĘ! Good points @GnomeAnne .   The Sea 1 was probably comparable to that of the saltiest lakes at present, some of which are more so than the Dead Sea.   Water polo would be quite different, inasmuch as everyone would float much higher. Stuff like this would be f...
by mrob27
Sun Feb 25, 2018 8:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: E5: MUSTARDISATION RǪT13

Do such things need reasons here in the OTT? But yes, because it's an error, or mustard, to add an ogonek to an English (or Raftpeople) word so it makes the word "ERRǪR", MUSTĄRD, HANĮAM, etc. self-descriptive, which is meant to be a joke. Also, it references the original BŁĄD with its ver...
by mrob27
Sun Feb 25, 2018 8:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: SPOILER KALINIAM, NOT OTCOLOURISATION

It's a meme template, and I made a new regex transformation to turn words like TRANSFORMING into TRANSFORISATION. But it's not "finished" because I haven't worked out a good way to add an unnecessary ogonek to a randomly chosen vowel in the final word (which itself is random, including ERR...
by mrob27
Sun Feb 25, 2018 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: E163: BLUENHANCISATION ERROR

Going on the suspicion that our newest contributor and xes images might share some cultural heritage with the other famous image-based creations we've seen, and therefore might have palimpsest properties, I checked for PNG palettes.   The images from @The Advent are PNGs. They are 553×395 pixels, th...
by mrob27
Sun Feb 25, 2018 4:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: ЯОЯЯІМ ТТО IS THE NEW LIZARD

Yes, this is what I saw in the morning. Good to know that this was not just a dream. Yes, I also have the same text that @GnomeAnne posted. It is (was) in a post by @The Advent that was posted at 20180223.0500 UTC = newpix 43226.01, with an empty subject line; it was never edited, and then it was d...
by mrob27
Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: A GRAY PIXEL IS DELURKING ... 計画通り

E36: SYNCHRONISATION ĘRROR
OK                         Not OK


I guess our internet must have rotated MusTARDISed away.
by mrob27
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THE DIPS BLUENHANCED THE TRILOBOLPY ... 計画通り

Oh, there are palettes #10 and #11 now; the numbering continues!   I did some PMs with @balthasar_s , sometime around three yips ago when I was writing Mrorl's Machine , which needed to reference a fictitious palette without generating too much confusion with respect to the numbered palettes, the ex...
by mrob27
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: INSTANT PRICKLYMOLP, JUST ADD TARDISES

I did a little more work on my GIF file palette decoder. 000000 aaaaaa bb6622 ffffff (first seen in bsta-000000.png) 000000 aaaaaa bb6622 ffffff ffffff ffffff ffffff ffffff (first seen in bsta-000006.gif) 000000 0057af bb6622 ffffff (first seen in bsta-000030.png) 000000 0057af bb6622 ffffff ffffff ...
by mrob27
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: GREAT LORD RANDALL IT'S A FIRSTPOST GET IN THE BUNGALOW

Yes, if beingness is transitive. Which it would be, as being is being, num' sein? I am slightly embarassed to discover that not only did I forget that there was a BSTA frame 0000, but even my BSTA bot thought that 0 was an invalid frame number. Bad bot. Thanks for the pointers. I found this GIF deco...
by mrob27
Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: OH GLR HOW DID LEGO GET HERE I AM NOT GOOD WITH ONGS

I've looked into the BSTA colours a bit more. Again I didn't have to spam the server because I have downloaded each frame once and I view them on my own machine without the Internet. I looked at the palettes in the PNG files (I do not know how to get palettes from the GIFs) and found four: 000000 aa...
by mrob27
Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:14 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: "THIS IS NOT OTTCOLOURISED!" I SCREAMED AS THE FIRST CLERIC EE:EE:EED

Thank you for your patience. I thought the second one is. And you answered it: It was easy to answer, but impossible to know if that was the answer that you (or someone else) might have thought was easy. At any rate, it seems that colour 0057AF signifies who "the reader" is "being&quo...
by mrob27
Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: KEEP CALM AND MEMEIFY ON

This frame, 199. I was very proud of it when I made it. I like it too. Very nice animation, lots of frames. Clues! I like clues, thank you. (And yes, this is definitely a puzzle, because we can't read minds.) So, in the most recent frames the text is blue instead of black. But what does it mean?  T...
by mrob27
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:57 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": THE BFTF ROBOLPY FRAME IS THE BEST ROBOLPY FRAME.

Where can I see the ottercon redundabike film? Here! :P   (admittedly, it's more of a redundagloves film, but I would imagine that there is a redundabike somewhere. Your trip back was a bit of an ordeal — perhaps a redundabike would have been useful? Or perhaps a redundatrain that arrives 2 minutes...
by mrob27
Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THE RAPTORISH SCRUMPTIOUS DONUT FILM IS THE BEST SCRUMPTIOUS DONUT FILM.

Hmmm, is that Mrorl 's TARDIS over on the right? Uh-oh. The yellow one is the MusTARDIS … http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=44424 http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=41293 http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=45069 http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=41293 http://fora.xkcd....
by mrob27
Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:46 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THE CHRONOCORP BRAINSLUG FRAME IS THE BEST BRAINSLUG FRAME.

The yip-long Superbowl livestream is now officially a thing; watch here . Currently on frame 2718 of 366,040 (1m30s of 3h24m40s). Frame 2708 was a cut. https://yearlongsuperbowl.com/favicon-32x32.png nice favicon This is Waiting for the impatient -- only 85.45 seconds per frame! That's about 21 time...
by mrob27
Mon Feb 05, 2018 12:07 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THE OTTᴇʀᴄᴏɴ REDUNDABIKE FILM IS THE BEST REDUNDABIKE FILM.

http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000198.png Here, for example, is a large box blocking a door. Hmmm, is that Mrorl 's TARDIS over on the right? […] I know posts got bumped forwards when a newbie post was approved, but why have so many slipped backwards? Quoting from page 410: ( OTT:410:...
by mrob27
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:42 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU JUST SAID BECAUSE I WAS THINKING ABOUT GATORRAPTORS.

That's just a link to his profile, not any comment on a robot game. But this post involves games, "skalniacy adventures", and robots. Also of interest: OTT:2569:34, OTT:2445:11, OTT:2131:24.
by mrob27
Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: SCHIZOBLITZ YOUR CH**RPING AMOEBLPIES. SCHIZOBLITZ THEM.

It magically closes a countably infinite number of opening brackets I can accept this somehow but and renders all future bracket-counts uncountable. how does this work? I don't think I actually thought it through. I suppose " ] 〖" could be defined as an ordinal number , with a value like ...
by mrob27
Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: WHAT! NO, NOT THE LEGO C͟O͟L͟P͟I͟X͟!!

Switch to manual control http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000197.png Yeah, much better. Now it's possible to quickly move around and see what this world has to offer. Ah yes, manual control. That brings back memories… though in the end I preferred semi-autonomous training . http://mrob....
by mrob27
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:56 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: WHAT IF A BUKKIT OF LEGO WERE, ALL OF A SUDDEN, LITERALLY HALF UNGLISH?

My answers were: No / Yes / HP laptop Ubuntu 16.04 Firefox 57.0.4.   Since I got this machine I've been surprised that it still doesn't display the Beanish, when it has been working fine on my non-Linux computers since we started using them .   So I wanted to find out how it is for others.   Sorry a...
by mrob27
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:35 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THEY'RE TAKING THE SCRUMPTIOUS DONUTS TO ᘝᓄᘈᖉᐣ!

(Title: 1190: Time: THEY'RE TAKING THE SCRUMPTIOUS DONUTS TO ᘝᓄᘈᖉᐣ! ) Thank you @balthacronymiser ! You've given me exactly what I need (which wasn't what I thought I wanted — but I realise it's appropriate to have some of the "answers" be indeterminate, ambiguous, and/or secret). As you r...
by mrob27
Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:23 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: OMR! LOOK AT THE THE SIZE OF THOSE BICYCLES!

Now TIOC has become "an acronym in the BFTF story (see also LEML )." and there was no TIOC in BFTF. And CTIF is "1. A mysterious acronym in the LEML story. (Possibly an acronym for ChronoTransponder InterFace )" Why don't you just tell us what these things are?   Let's try yet a...
by mrob27
Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:36 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time"; Balthasar's Secret Tetragrammatic Acronyms Lack Explanatory MINY LEML

balthasar_s wrote:Today I find out that BSTA is a LEML story…
OTTsford dictionary wrote: TIOC : TCP/IP Over Coincidence, an acronym in the LEML story


Fixed (I think). Thanks for pointing it out.
by mrob27
Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:59 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: HOW HIGH CAN A SHENANOBOT DEMUSTARD SOMETHING?

Thanks @balthasar_s and everyone for picking up the epilogue sequence again. I think these new developments are most promising! "Hypothesis: It's not sand. It's cornstarch." - dalcde Is that the first such hypothesis on the OTT? There aren't any listed in my previous report… Thanks for poi...
by mrob27
Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:25 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THESE AREN'T THE SPURLERS YOU'RE WAITING FOR FOR

Happy Heretical New Yip (for some of you this has already come to pass) autemome has a few yip- RELATED optional decrees for all 'yall: OPTIONAL DECREE: BRING ME YOUR WEIRD, YOUR PRICKLY, YOUR WOWTERFUL YIPS YEARNING TO HIDE FROM CORINNE MOLPISHLY OPTIONAL DECREE: SAVE A YIP, CRENELLATE A COMAVISION...
by mrob27
Sat Dec 30, 2017 5:47 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: NONE OF THE PLACES I WENT CAVE HAD TRILOBOLPIES.

We have seen that "80236" before, for example here (post by @ggh ) . You can check this out in two simple steps: First, be someone else. Then, visit Coincidence I have (for some reason) increased the amount of diagnostics available from autemome . Here is a meme definition for example: # B...
by mrob27
Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:57 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: I'M NOT REALLY INTO GATORRAPTORS.

I have added recursive call-chain information to the error reporting in autemome . For example, in the code that I recently shared for Gahan Wilson's Science Fiction Horror Movie Pocket Computer, I can create an error by adding a bogus " [$1] " at the beginning of a template: template sfc_...
by mrob27
Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:12 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THE OTHERCOMIC ****DS HERE

On the contrary, 4'33" was actually created as an experiment into the sounds that occur within an apparent "silence". [...] Thank you. That sounds familiar. I probably still think of 4'33" as originally conceived (quoting John Cage): "[...] to compose a piece of uninterrupt...
by mrob27
Tue Dec 26, 2017 9:23 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: MY REDUNDAKITTY BLINDPOSTETH OVER

Thanks for noticing the error! This is why I need to do a much better job of describing the meme language. The things like " @0.5, " are probabilities, as you noticed, and they are evaluated left-to-right. Each one makes a random choice whose outcome is determined by the number, and as soo...
by mrob27
Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:31 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: NONE OF THE PLACES I FLOATED HAD RAPTORCUDAS.

I've updated AUTEMOME to include the new xkcd 1930 meme, and also "The Science Fiction Horror Movie Pocket Computer" by Gahan Wilson: xkcd 1930 OTTified SFHMPC I did some research on the latter, and found what I believe to be the original, a one-page article published in The National Lampo...
by mrob27
Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:41 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THIS TRILOMEG IS WHY WE CAN'T HAVE WOWTERFALLISH THINGS.

addams wrote:Holiday Music from one of our True Talents: (We Love the Thread of Time)
I can't find the Other One….
I found This.
It is less Romantic.
(Every Major's Terrible XKCD Sing-a-Long)

Don't forget my OTTified "Chiron Beta Prime" (which is, at least, actually xmas-related).
by mrob27
Sun Dec 24, 2017 5:23 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THAT'S ONE RIVERISH CREDENZA FOR A DRACOMOLP, ONE SEAISH CREDENZA FOR DRACOMOLPKIND

Welcome forward, @ChronosDragon ! I'm thrilled to learn of these recent developments in the journeys of that great dragon of steampunk, modern science, and creativity who gave me a hat http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=40482 every performance of John Cage's 4'33" is a play-along, whethe...
by mrob27
Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:21 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: LISTEN, DON'T MENTION THE CH**RPITUDE!

balthasar_s wrote:Sooner or later someone would implement it.

There are at least a dozen others, links here in the discussion section, under the heading "Generators".
  Indeed, autemome is yjr [rtgrvy ypp; :P

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