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by balthasar_s
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:20 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 94368
Views: 7367698

Re: Count to a Million

85996

I don't like making a mistake and just leaving it like that.
I once wrote a piece of software which was supposed to be used only once and do one thing at defined time.
It didn't.
I made a bug in the code.
I fixed it even though it will never be used again.
by balthasar_s
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:08 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 94368
Views: 7367698

Re: Count to a Million

85994
I corrected it because I wanted it to be correct.
by balthasar_s
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:45 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 94368
Views: 7367698

Re: Count to a Million

85992
ok, corrected.

What to do when the million is reached?
Is there a plan?
by balthasar_s
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:12 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 94368
Views: 7367698

Re: Count to a Million

85987 85988. boobends, apparently. December 24, 2018, will mark the ten-year anniversary of the Count to a Million thread. It would be cool if we could get to 90,000 by then. We need to make about 105 posts every day to achieve this. And it would be even cooler if we could get to 100,000 by then! 3...
by balthasar_s
Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:24 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 94368
Views: 7367698

Re: Count to a Million

85954

...where am I?
what am I doing here?

There must have been some mistake on my map.
by balthasar_s
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"; 161

According to the text, the person saying “dead in space” is KXA. If so, then what happened to her hair? These words. It's not the first time they appear in BSTA. Someone already said them. Do you remember, who? The command was "remember". So that's what she does right now. She can remembe...
by balthasar_s
Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

I was surprised when I discovered that if you enhance phys frame 31 you will see that part of the background is not completely white: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=57373&mode=view What is this? Redundant: Told U was redundant. I knew you would click anyway. not surprised at all. ph...
by balthasar_s
Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

For decree: Two time related surprises: I was surprised when I looked at the clock this morning. It was 6:00. I was supposed to wake up at 5. But, apparently, I made a mistake and clicked the button too many times and I set the alarm to 6 instead of 5. I had to get up this early so that I have time ...
by balthasar_s
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2064: "I'm a Car"
Replies: 19
Views: 4873

Re: 2064: "I'm a Car"

We need drive-trhough voting.
by balthasar_s
Thu Oct 25, 2018 1:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

Sustainabilizer wrote:The problems start when you try to travel back in Time …
Ask lmjb1964, she appears to have experience:
lmjb1964 wrote:I've been making several trips back in Time to the Renaissance lately, […].


Sustainabilizer wrote:So neither B nor KXA is surprised.
BSTA 231 wrote:You're still too shocked [...]
by balthasar_s
Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

I went to the wiki and I saw someone apparently can solve our "international ocean shipping needs" :) How do you ship an ocean? Also what's international? The ocean? the shippng? the needs? Greetings, I visited your site and I am convinced we can solve your international ocean shipping nee...
by balthasar_s
Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

When you say You're still too shocked to switch to panic mode now. I'm that way, too. do you mean "I also can't switch to panic mode when I'm too shocked" or "I'm as shocked as the bsta girl right now"? Short answer: Yes. That's my impression, too. Long answer: Wait for it. A...
by balthasar_s
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

Newpixometers for Mac OS X and Ubuntu Linux are still working The "Ubuntu Linux" one is actually a python script so I tried it even without having an "Ubuntu Linux" availabe. It looks like an "X" inside a rectangle. I think this is not the intended appearance. newpiXom...
by balthasar_s
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

Is the blue dot important, or is it m*stard, I wonder? If you look at previous frames you will see similar things. They are a natural effect of how bsta (and bftf) frames are made. If anyone ever wants to make a realistic time after bsta for some reason, please remember about this :) Much easier to...
by balthasar_s
Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

lmjb1964 wrote:In somewhat RELATED news, it looks like in bsta it will soon be time to PANIC!
Or maybe not.
Panic!
Image

You're still too shocked to switch to panic mode now.
by balthasar_s
Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

NORMAL SIZED ONGJECTS
Image
Spoiler:
Wait for it.

Normal-sized, you say?
...
Image
Redundant
Spoiler:
actual-sized-objects-phys-0031.png
by balthasar_s
Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

lmjb1964 wrote:In the physics stoey, I think now that the hatred planet was just a buffygirl summons, which was very auccessful.
Hatred planet?
Let's not go there.
by balthasar_s
Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"; bleb

BUT WHAT IS THIS? http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=57304 Is this planet... wearing a hat? Is it a blitzer? Or is it the return of Monty Python? Jose Superman? Yep, I thought the same thing. It looks like BlitzGirl in a witch's hat. Also,I'm reminded of this: First, it has come to this: I...
by balthasar_s
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"; I would like to order one nanobot, please.

Hello, world! It's the basketball world (1365) again. http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/aftertime/phys/phys-0029.png Wait for it. BUT WHAT IS THIS? http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=57304 Is this planet... wearing a hat? Redundant phys_hatplanet.png
by balthasar_s
Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

Often when I see "New OtherComic" I read this as "Other NewComic".

TWO THEORIES TAKEN TONGETHER.
Image
Spoiler:
Wait for it.

EVERYTHING ONGSERVED SO FAR.
by balthasar_s
Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2050: "6/6 Time"
Replies: 73
Views: 11372

Re: 2050: "6/6 Time"

But why bother with such complicated concepts as AM or PM? The 6/6 standard is not simple enough. i offer you a much better 6/6 standard. in my standard there is no AM/PM, just the value. And the sun still rises at 6 and sets at 6. ... Because it's always 6. 6 all the time. Think of it: just the 6, ...
by balthasar_s
Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: Time for Physics – phys-0026

Important informationg: they know a lot about our time!
It seemed a little strange to me, to react by asking "You know everything about my time?"

also, the glasses are black:
ong27:
Image
Spoiler:
Wait for it.
by balthasar_s
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2049: "Unfulfilling Toys"
Replies: 52
Views: 8467

Re: 2049: "Unfulfilling Toys"

my uncle once received a very cheap Rubik's cube. He started playing with it. When he continued rotating it, it was getting harder and harder to move. He started ratating in the opposite direction. Suddenly it fell apart. Because, (as he then could see) the cube was held together by six screws. Rota...
by balthasar_s
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

ucim wrote:
Second Scribe wrote:There are ways of telling if he's GnomeAnne or not. But we don't have time to build a bridge out of him, so let's skip on a bit, brother.
I don't understand. Is this a reference to something?
by balthasar_s
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

bOTTeriada goes ONG

the mr*bdex story cONGtinues. "Well, sure. It's not exactly *Time*-$RELATED$, per se, but dragons are big, and they can do what they want. Can't deny that." "Exactly. I propose that by NP2701 we will have retained the famous Tornater the Bunliubnite expressly for the purpose of bringi...
by balthasar_s
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

lmjb1964 wrote:I had a visit with the Pope and Mome
??
Apparently the chair I sat in had fake blood on it
At least the chair wasn't fake.
by balthasar_s
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

SBN wrote:On that note, did you see CD's post regarding chirpingmustard.com ? Is that sorted out?
It is. whois says 2019-09-05.
by balthasar_s
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

The talk about the Mage Stones reminded me of someone here who had a story with a lot of chapters already. It was already organized in books, parts, then chapters, I think. I said I'd check it out sometime... but never got around to doing that. And I forgot about it. Does anyone remember? this I wi...
by balthasar_s
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:23 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Random button broken
Replies: 14
Views: 15783

Re: Random button broken

The c.xkcd.com server not working breaks not only the "Random" button but also other things.
One of them is https://xkcd.com/1190/.
On that page time.png redirects to https://c.xkcd.com/redirect/comic/time.
by balthasar_s
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: Timee:ee:ee

xkcd.com/1190 might be not working right now? [...] and there are some other OtherComics that also use a redirect of one kind or another. Also, the "Random" button is not working. they depend on c.xkcd.com, and currently the c.xkcd.com doesn't respond to any http(s) connections. The "...
by balthasar_s
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

And with that, First Cleric whipped out the tiny slab wth the whirly things, held it over the cauldron, broke it, and to a communal gasp that felt like an earthquake, dropped its delicate ribbon into the roiling liquid This is hou you get another "tape not aligned" error. ETA: the pope ki...
by balthasar_s
Sun Sep 09, 2018 11:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

The S&S producti ONG s are getting interesting http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/aftertime/phys/phys-0023.png Wait for it. [...] calculating the path of a space probe is complicated but it only needs small parts of general relativity. But are the parts relatively small or are they generally sma...
by balthasar_s
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

New style of TaT frames is still ong oing. We have it all covered already. http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/aftertime/phys/phys-0022.png elementary model of standard particles... It's time to analyse everything again? Here we see 5 things, which are examples of "everything which affects our l...
by balthasar_s
Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: IS IT CAN BE RAPTOR TIEM NAO PLEES?

bsta is getting tricksy. It snuck an "Um" in on the last frame, and now "Be the girl" is there, below the timer. How did this happen? Ah, I just learned that if you click on the BB in the bottom right corner, you can just cut and past the code to post the newpix. I've just been ...
by balthasar_s
Sun Sep 02, 2018 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/aftertime/phys/phys-0021.png Wait for it. Importand frame again! For the firsttme in a TaT which looks like Time (size, style, etc.) the frame shows not what's happening in in the story but something the character is talking about. The LHC is large! It is so very ...
by balthasar_s
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

It would not give us more power.
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by balthasar_s
Sun Aug 26, 2018 1:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

AREN'T YOU AFRAID OF THE IMPLICATI ONG S OF A THEORY OF EVERYTHING? http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/aftertime/phys/phys-0019.png Wait for it. ! Important frame! Beanie speaks english. More people. Castle building. New beach in a place we already know. Theory of everything. . ETA: http://forums.xk...
by balthasar_s
Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

If you want to type the address of Any Forum do you have to use the "any" key?
by balthasar_s
Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/aftertime/phys/phys-0017.png I guess I'd explain it to everybody anyway. :) good plan. Um... http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000225.gif I would expect it to be more stable. Good that the realignment is automatic and fast. Let's try again. Contextbot: ...
by balthasar_s
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50383028

Re: 1190: "Time"

And a new phys frame that had been ONGed on the unreachable botcastle in the meantime: Actually, it onged before being unreachable. And now another one: http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/aftertime/phys/phys-0015.png Wait for it. Prediction: she is from the future. She knows that he was the one who...

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