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by mrob27
Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: *BADGERMOLP 2: ELECTRIC BAGALOO*

Without context, hmm? Okay, three of my favourite things are:  1. The 3rd one from the right.  2. The 2 nd fuzziest.  3. The one that I got last year. New othercomic. Slightly RELATED, even. autemome will see to it that it becomes very RELATED . Original version:  DID YOU KNOW THAT SHARK WEEK DRIFT...
by mrob27
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: "HALA KEIPU!" I SCREAMED AS SIR VINNIE LONGDONG UNBASEMENTED

And let me add my welcome to our Revealers the Recent and returnees. (What is the returnee title? Surely there is one.) I call them "prodigals", a reference to parable in Luke 15. My OTT scripts generate a listing like this: OTT:2617:18 - OTT:2623:34 ggh (first post in 7.71 wips) OTT:2616...
by mrob27
Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: WHAT HAPPENS IN THE PAST, CHANGES IN THE RETROEDITS.

(at 20171217.2054 UTC = newpix 41609.91) Redundant until 17 dec 17: It's 17. Doesn't look less redundant than it was. There's a lot of unredundancy now. At about 20171217.21:00 UTC, shortly after you checked, or about 4 nopix ago as of this post, @AASG added a whole bunch of ketchup. I'm not quite ...
by mrob27
Sun Dec 17, 2017 8:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: QUOTH THE BEARAPTOR, "RANDAMMIT"

It turns out I don't even have to switch apps anymore to find out the weather. (Who remembers the days when one had to look outside, much less go outside… but we digress…) Pokémolp RUN says: WEATHER CLEAR - - - - - - - BOOSTED TYPES - - - - - - - GRASS     GROUND     FIRE These Pokémolp types are mo...
by mrob27
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: MAKE OTTISHNESS, NOT CAVEISHNESS

Yes, definitely. It made me cry.
by mrob27
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: NOW IF YOU'LL EXCUSE ME, I HAVE A SEAWOLPY TO NINJA

Question: what started the hat thing? Is it the fact that the weird people wore hats? My blitz journal indicates that OTT:195:3 was the first mention of hatted avatars. Indeed as @yappobiscuits mentioned, it was @buffygirl , and she was a strong motivational force in the adoption of hats by others ...
by mrob27
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: MAKE ᓭᘖᔭᓄᐨ, NOT MEOWLPISHNESS

HES wrote:?words the just or sdrawkcab srettel eht daer uoy oD

.ƨbɿɒwʞɔɒd llɒ ʇi bɒɘɿ oʇ yɿʇ yllɒuƨu I
˙ʎllıs ʇsnɾ ǝq plnoʍ ʇɐɥʇ — uʍop-ǝpısdn ʇou ʇn
by mrob27
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: REDUNDANCY DOESN'T GROW ON TREES.

I'll join the chorus of welcome to @ColletArrow , and point out my glossary of terminology used in this thread. I've made a lot of other OTT-related stuff, far too numerous to list here, just start at the index . Way-delayed response here: there are one or two quite plausible explanations for who (o...
by mrob27
Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: I'M NOT A NEWPIXTER, BUT I DROPPED ONE IN THE MOUNTAINS.

And… re: the bike drop - who (and where) is the one rating the plunge? Noting @balthasar_s 's reply, and considering the entire storyline of Homestuck , there are one or two quite plausible explanations for who (or what) is/are rating the plunge. — mrob27 http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=4...
by mrob27
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: NOW I AM BECOME SHORTY__S, THE *AUFMOLP*ER OF BSTA

svenman wrote:On the other hand, I have some idea what is going to happen next.

My analogy to the car in Homestuck seems all the more prescient.
by mrob27
Sun Nov 26, 2017 1:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: KXA, I'VE GOT A FEELING WE'RE NOT ON THE SEA ANYMORE

Interesting that the bicycle escaped being affected by whatever it was that smoking-holed the building. So, not an explosion in the ordinary sense. I would imagine that is because the event that just took place is like the corresponding event in Homestuck . Here is the event (Flash required). Compa...
by mrob27
Sat Nov 25, 2017 12:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: EXCUSE ME MA'AM, DO YOU HAVE A MOMENT TO TALK ABOUT BLUEPIXELS?

Desert Bus For Hope is awesome and someyip I hope I can watch some of it live. That didn't happen this time around… but I do have the app for my phone and play it when I'm bored, or when I'm on the bus, which is often the same thing. […] I was reading through the comments on a dithering algorithm an...
by mrob27
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THE VITSSÅGEN IS TOO CH**RPING TIMEY-WIMEY

 Perhaps tape (this tape)
 Has been spliced (this way)
 Causing time (this type)
 To be sliced (this way)
by mrob27
Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": I'M IN YR SCRUMPTIOUS DONUT, THWAPPING YR WHEELSTICKS

@svenman : http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=55884 Hi @Pforrest , I'm glad my comments weren't hurtful. In the last wip or so Firefox got updated, and so did GreaseMonkey, and between the two of them a lot of my OTT userscripts stopped working: specifically most of the ones that display opt...
by mrob27
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": HOW SILENTTIMELY IS IT, REALLY, TO SCHIZOBLITZ IN A PREABANDONED BUILDING DURING A HANIAMFLOOD?

it says "AUTEMEME" Ah yes, it seems I went for the two :::E:::E version and accidentally got three :::E:E:E instead. That will happen. EE:EE:EE!   I've changed the name of this thing a few times. The thing that inspired @Link was "AUTOMEME", a website that is now gone (and the d...
by mrob27
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: MEMES FOR THE MOONBASE!

Hi @SBN ! Mind if I steal your rejected subject line? http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=50467 Re: SERIOUS PROXY IS WHY WE CAN'T HAVE UNREDUNDANT MEMES by mrob27 at 20171115 08:44:01 UTC = newpix 40829.74 Actually, even without entering any pattern, when clicking cuegan for some time, the res...
by mrob27
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: NOT SURE IF CLICKBAITING OR JUST MOLPISH

On the topic of neural networks, I finally got around to reading this post in another thread by @Eternal Density , and checked Click-o-Tron for the first time; the top article was A Tour Of The Future Of Hot Dogs In The United States which I declare to be quite @ED relevant.    Click-o-Tron 's polit...
by mrob27
Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": MAYBE SOMEMOLPY ONG'D A PRENEWPIXTED SILENTONG?

Hmmm… if MSPA is "MicroSoft Paint Adventures", then perhaps BSTA is "BalthaSar Time Adventures"… (BTW, does anyone have any guesses about the meaning of my sig?) My guess is that you like one or two movies and want it to be vague (or ambiguous) as to what one of them is. I also g...
by mrob27
Mon Nov 06, 2017 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: IK BEN MAKELAAR IN OUTSIDE, EN WOON OP DE SPURLERGRACHT, N° 2

Newsearelated othercomic: https://xkcd.com/1912/ ] I love it. The tech support person's suggestion appears to be a reference to Othercomic 349 . The great thing about that OtherComic, it leaves to the reader's imagination whether Cuegan voluntarily molpied off somewhere and wound up in the sea (it ...
by mrob27
Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": MAYBE SOMEONE GOATED A PREABANDONED BUILDING?

Every now and then, I hear a robotic voice telling me that the xkcd website has stopped working for a while, and I think of you… About 24 nopix ago, there was some server m*stard. It didn't last more than a nopix. Here are a couple RELATED videos I watched recently: ⋅ Wintergatan (the crea...
by mrob27
Mon Oct 23, 2017 5:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": IN THE PREABANDONED BUILDING, NO-ONE CAN SEE YOU OTTIFY.

Oh dear, it is Safety Hat season again, isn't it? Image It is in fact the 4-yipsiversary of @Neil_Boekend's gracious offer of "free" hats. I am reminded of the song I was recording at that time. It seems such a short time ago…
by mrob27
Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": MAYBE SOMEMOLPY BUILT A PREMUSTARDED PASTPOST?

:) We could have two, one with OTTish words and one with OTTer names, because Redundancy. Here is a list of the most prolific (by number of posts to the OTT) author for each initial letter: author, posts AluisioASG 2319 BlitzGirl 8197 ChronosDragon 1805 Dracomax 959 Eternal Density 4227 fhorn 421 g...
by mrob27
Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": I'M NOT A RETRO-EDIT, BUT I B͟R͟A͟D͟V͟A ONE IN THE PREABANDONED BUILDING.

Actually, there isn't too much to add.   In your ott-snowclones.txt file (or whatever its name is, if you changed that), make the following changes: # In the places table (starts with "multiclass place [-name, -pr-in ...") # add the following line: THE PREABANDONED BUILDING | IN | INTO | A...
by mrob27
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": MAYBE SOMEMOLPY MEMEIFIED A PREBLITZED BICYCLE?

Of course after seeing this I ran to automeme to see it there, only to find it preabandoned but it was not there yet. Yep, it's not "there" yet from the vantage point of people out on the Internet. I edit my local memes file, usually on my school laptop, after which it needs to get throug...
by mrob27
Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": IF YOU WAIT IN THE PREABANDONED BUILDING, YOU WAIT IN R͟E͟A͟L͟ ͟L͟I͟F͟E͟!

in BSTA, kxa wrote:Maybe someone built a preabandoned building?

That's going into AUTOMEME :D

Image
Memify.
by mrob27
Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: WHO HAS TWO THUMBS AND DOESN'T GIVE A CH**RP? LAPETITE! HOW YA DOIN'?

Glad to see you, @Link . That most unmolpish component of semencoffeecancerbaconbabiesonice has affected so many of us… Their writers seem to have stolen our ketchup time Time-Sword graphic to use in their title card. Yeah, but that graphic was based on my http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=4...
by mrob27
Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: WHAT *ARE* BEARAPTORS? WE JUST DON'T KNOW.

Hi everymolpy! tee-hee , mrob27; You are a funny Poster. Thanks! http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=42874 I love how the BSTA frames use the axonometric projection , even for a scene like two people riding bikes on a dirt road amongst grass, brush and trees. Best wishes, @yappobiscuits . I'm ...
by mrob27
Fri Oct 06, 2017 1:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THE 2ND SCRIBE GRAB MY OTTERONG

Hmm, looks like the botcastle leapt into the future for a quick lookaround […] I think it got some help. I imagine the conversation went something like this: " […] let's go through the gate. / What, with the botcastle? / Yes. / But why? " Recently everyone at my university got an email en...
by mrob27
Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:20 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: ... XE'S JUST A FEW QUACKMOLPIES SHY OF A SPURLER

Go through the gate Oh-oh. Happenings are about to get multi-temporal!!! New OtherComic . I went to a talk about that last week. They train their systems to recognise and identify only a dozen or so types of moving objects (pedestrian, bicycle, bus, time-portal, etc.) because false negatives go up ...
by mrob27
Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:57 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THE FIRST RULE OF PENGOATITUDE IS, YOU DON'T TALK ABOUT PENGOATITUDE

Yes, I was mustarding up my commas (0x4d, Cantabrigian, and otherwise) on purpose. No I wasn't, it was a mistake. Why would I do that? Subliminal suggestion is a powerful thing. Perhaps this will become the latest OTT-sponsored "Did anyone get a copy of the latest BSTA image?" debate.
by mrob27
Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:12 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: LOOK ON MY PRICKLYMOLPS, YE MEMEIFYINGM AND MOLPY ABOUT!

Man, I was really hoping the ASCII code for a comma would be 0x4D. Unfortunately, no, that's M. However, the comma is right next to it on the keyboard! That " M ,  " on our keyboards is surely some subliminal brainwashing effort instigated by the secret Oxford Comma Society. Occasionally ...
by mrob27
Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:53 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: A BOTMARINE, A BOTMARINE, MY KINGDOM FOR A BOTMARINE

balthasar_s wrote:
Febrion wrote:Oxford

At first I saw the "Ox" as "0x" and I continued to read it as a number. But something was wrong. "r" is not a digit.

"for" is "4", so it's 0x4d.
by mrob27
Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:42 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: MRORL IS SERIOUS MOLPY

@addams , I'm relieved to know that it didn't offend you (but I had to ask, because I like to err on the side of don't worry, feed squirpies )  Fun fact: If you live in a place that has deep ground freezes (and thus, house with a basement) and if you also have flooding (like @GnomeAnne mentioned), ...
by mrob27
Sat Sep 23, 2017 4:06 am UTC
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1190: Time: I AM HES, HEAR ME POST

I apologise for being rude and patronising. Re-reading my post, it looks like I was being really nasty. By Randall, I was tired.  I also should have mentioned that the "storm shelter" part of @thunk 's comment suggests a location that has tornadoes or tropical cyclones (also called hurrica...
by mrob27
Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:05 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: I MADE YOU A GLIE, BUT I FOREGOATED IT

I give up. Where in The World are you? If you are a private person you can tell us longitude and land mass. By longitude I imagine you mean latitude. Neither longitude nor latitude would answer the question, rather it would give unrelated information that would let you greatly reduce the uncertaint...
by mrob27
Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:05 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THEMINIM GRAB MY ROOMMOLPY

… http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000157.png B: Papers? KXA: These which we printed last time. We left them here… B: You know you could just print them again? KXA: Not in the car. Anyway, I think it's redundant that I have to do it. B: It is. Better get used to it because you will have...
by mrob27
Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:25 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: SPURLERS FOR THE SPURLER GOD! GECKOLPIES FOR THE GECKOLPY THRONE!

GnomeAnne wrote:Woah, cool, we get to see more of the area around the road to nowhere.

As I recall, that road doesn't lead to a "where", it leads to a "when". :D
by mrob27
Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:15 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: IK BEN MAKELAAR IN ENAP, EN WOON OP DE BUKKITGRACHT, N° 28

Can you fit them together to make a complete tree, or did you get only the windward-side tree parts? What's a metaphor, you ask? Why, for grazing cattle, of course.   […] In this view, the metaphor People are Bovines is more  open-ended, and, in addition to being prosperous, i.e. sleek and  well fed...
by mrob27
Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:36 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: EXCUSE ME MA'AM, DO YOU HAVE A MOMENT TO TALK ABOUT THE MROBDEX?

There may well be a tsunami-like pulse of water, perhaps of mini-Zanclean proportions, in the Tampa area. Everyone has to stay well away from any shorelines that might normally experience tides. Indeed, there are many euphemisms for… that , of which "busting your mustard" is only the lates...
by mrob27
Sat Sep 09, 2017 10:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: OH GLR HOW DID WOWTREES GET HERE I AM NOT GOOD WITH ROBOLPIES

I wonder if fth is the one that keeps putting "butts fart" in the OTTish 2words game. I started wondering "Where is this other 2words game?" (because the one we all know does not end with "butts fart" so I didn't understand how it would be a currently-happening thing. ...

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