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by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

I just caught up again, we be nearly as insane as the religion section a while ago. I bet we see another projectile in 1/12 newpix. Sigh. Thou Shalt not subdivide newpix. It do be commandment #X-32+Y. Learn the metric measurments. That would be 1.66 metric grains (Or 1.33 standard grains) http://xk...
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

I challenge the admins to figure out a way to make this thr.ead not be affected by the timewarp. I bet they ca.n't do it!
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

BUMP! Name Poll

Vote Time Waiters



Although it doesn't matter what the results are. The pope is going to chose the name for us anyway. Currently KarMann is in the leading for pope status. But anyone who fits the bill for epic weirdness is allowed to join into the running.
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Enough with the wordsubstitution already! It ain't funny! /Lasse http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?f=54&t=101106 One of the mods tried to pull that on me, but he obviously is an outsider "The Outside is either non-existent or unimportant. Time is to be measured in newpic/x/ces, or timef...
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107280
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Re: 1190: "Time"

GeoffreyY wrote:Quick update on the poll:
Time Waiters be overthrowing Initiates of Time by 11 votes.
If this be still the case ~4 TimeFrames later, I suggest change the wiki.

Edit: now by 12 votes.


http://xkcd-time.wikia.com/wiki/Religion#First
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

beargarden wrote:Whelp, time to go. I have outsider things to do, like sleeping. Stay strong, fellow Timewaiters! We hold the power of the polls now, but the Americans wake in only a few time frames!

Also, if clergy positions for Timewaiters come up, I bags a spot.


I think you've earned the position of Cardinal.
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 12:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

beargarden wrote:
benjsec wrote:Time Waiters do unfortunately sound like people who'd serve you at the restaurant at the end of the universe.

I'd happily work there.


I believe the food are the waiters at Milliways
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 12:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107280
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Re: 1190: "Time"

k.bookbinder wrote:we be all Newpixians, right?


That's a very good point. I think the poll has this word all wrong. Newpixians is a geographical terminology, as newpixia is the island of sand where we eat dutch apple pies made out of bananas.

wow... This is sparta... i mean madness.
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 12:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107280
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Re: 1190: "Time"

beargarden wrote:
GeoffreyY wrote:Now check the result again. Hmm...

Odd. Did five or six lurkers suddenly decide they liked our side of things?

I just now voted, thinking the poll was closed before.
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107280
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I reject that, since what happens to the lurkers, like me? I'd much prefer to be a Time Waiter/Watcher than an initiate. I've followed every single post, just not commented myself till rather late in the game. Lurkers who registered and posted "just in time" can have a high position in th...
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107280
Views: 50358874

Re: 1190: "Time"

beargarden wrote:I find it rather unfair that our American brethren get to sleep through the slowest time on the thread.
We, however, wake to find tens of pages after only 12 timeframes' sleep.


I'm on EDT and I missed a good 30 pages.
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107280
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Re: 1190: "Time"

And I voted for time watchers, agree on time waiters as an brilliant alternative, but initiates of time seems a bit... weird... Well, when you put it that way, it almost makes me want to join the Initiates. Why? I don't see your logic. But the name has been voted and chosen anyway. You tin't change...
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

KarMann wrote:"First"? Where have you been??


Probably sleeping. I lose many TimeFrames that way.
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107280
Views: 50358874

Re: 1190: "Time"

KarMann wrote:
GeoffreyY wrote:And I voted for time watchers, agree on time waiters as an brilliant alternative, but initiates of time seems a bit... weird...

Well, when you put it that way, it almost makes me want to join the Initiates.


Epic Weirdness is a requirement for being the pope.
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:39 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Can
Replies: 1
Views: 7548

Can

Image

can somebody change it back?
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 50358874

Re: 1190: "Time"

octapix I'm checking the wiki to see what I might have missed and it looks like something else has been decided out of the realm of influence of this set of time. Initiates of Time? That's just lame! I'm splitting the Time religion. Who's joining the Time Watchers? I'll join as long as TimeFrames i...
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107280
Views: 50358874

Re: 1190: "Time"

octapix I'm checking the wiki to see what I might have missed and it looks like something else has been decided out of the realm of influence of this set of time. Initiates of Time? That's just lame! I'm splitting the Time religion. Who's joining the Time Watchers? You'll have to go through the Tim...
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

orthogon wrote:octapix


I'm checking the wiki to see what I might have missed and it looks like something else has been decided out of the realm of influence of this set of time. Initiates of Time? That's just lame!

I'm splitting the Time religion. Who's joining the Time Watchers?
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

imhungry wrote:indivisually


My new favorite made up word:

"What's your favorite way to watch Temple of Doom?"
"Indivisually."
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107280
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Re: 1190: "Time"

That's it, this was all just a clever McDonald's commercial!
by peewee_RotA
Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Good morning everyone. I hope everyone didn't miss a single TimeFrame of sleep last night. (or newpix for our European crowd)
by peewee_RotA
Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Scott Auld wrote:Castle fell down on the left side while they were swimming.

Two theories confirmed:

The castle has started to deteriorate.
Megan is a better sandcastle builder.
by peewee_RotA
Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Keep thinking they're swimming in a lake of coffee surrounded by snow if that's what you want, but I promise you that you are wrong. Wait for it, and you'll see. To be fair, Randall's in Boston, so that is a completely plossible scenario. I've got More Than a Feeling that might be possible. Yeah. A...
by peewee_RotA
Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

htom wrote:Ignoring the castle et all, we were on forum page 68 when I was here last, now it's page 94. This is the part where I scream.


Fortunately any Important info you may have missed is here:
http://xkcd-time.wikia.com/wiki/XKCD_Time_Wiki
by peewee_RotA
Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107280
Views: 50358874

Re: 1190: "Time"

Keep thinking they're swimming in a lake of coffee surrounded by snow if that's what you want, but I promise you that you are wrong. Wait for it, and you'll see. To be fair, Randall's in Boston, so that is a completely plossible scenario. I've got More Than a Feeling that might be possible. Yeah. A...
by peewee_RotA
Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107280
Views: 50358874

Re: 1190: "Time"

Keep thinking they're swimming in a lake of coffee surrounded by snow if that's what you want, but I promise you that you are wrong. Wait for it, and you'll see. To be fair, Randall's in Boston, so that is a completely plossible scenario. I've got More Than a Feeling that might be possible. Yeah. A...
by peewee_RotA
Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107280
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Re: 1190: "Time"

*** wrote:
blowfishhootie wrote: Keep thinking they're swimming in a lake of coffee surrounded by snow if that's what you want, but I promise you that you are wrong. Wait for it, and you'll see.


To be fair, Randall's in Boston, so that is a completely plossible scenario.


I've got More Than a Feeling that might be possible.
by peewee_RotA
Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Godsguy wrote:
Foarm wrote:
Envelope Generator wrote:So. It has come to this.

Yes it has...


I have come from 1982 to say this - "Doesn't it always come to this?"

You'd have to ask someone from the future.... well pretty much forever.
by peewee_RotA
Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Phaelin wrote:
GingerMuffin wrote:Is it over...?

Only the thousandth time that has been asked since this all started. : P

So it's not over?
by peewee_RotA
Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Also, in honor of the flag being placed in the (presumed) original castle, I hereby name this day Randall Flagg Day. http://www.thelostogle.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/RandallFlagg.jpg I think I'm gonna need more caffeine. I can't have seen this correctly. Of course you didn't see it correctly. ...
by peewee_RotA
Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

by peewee_RotA
Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

TheLochNessCheeseBurger wrote:I think there should be an international newpix time (sort of like unix time)
So the current one would be 170 1/2 newpix. (aubronwood's tool is my clock right now, but we could make an official one)


If you're talking about the GONG, it measures TimeFrames not Newpix
by peewee_RotA
Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

We need to keep a running quote of the units of measurement.. Metric: Newpix = 20 grains metric 'mote' where 100 motes = 1 newpix Standard: TimeFrame = 16 grains Both can be used to determine duration or actual time of day. When used for duration the conversion is this 1 TimeFrame = 1 Newpix 1 stan...
by peewee_RotA
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Now we really need a standardized way of referring to XKCD comics vs Time frames. 123 = TimeFrame #123 = comic I'm off to go try and be productive........5 TimeFrames later than I intended, thanks to this thread. <snip> Whoa, whoa, whoa. Be careful. We already have a unit for this: Newpix. Unless N...
by peewee_RotA
Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I vote we sub-divide the units into 'grains' where 20 grains = 1 timeframe and 16 grains = 1 newpix Oh and a metric 'mote' where 100 motes = 1 timeframe I like where this is going. I would reverse the grain count though. The standard measurement should have 16 and the metric should use multiples of...
by peewee_RotA
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

*yawn* G'morning. Have we taken over any small island nations yet? We appear to have enough sand to build our own. Cool. I can contribute a portable hobbit-hole and a pot of coffee. Will that help? Both essential parts to any new island. To be honest after starting a new religion and redefining tim...
by peewee_RotA
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

SWuh wrote:I prefer 'DONG'


I thought the discussion of gender through contextual clues conversation was split to another thread.

:P



(Sorry, couldn't resist an out of context wordplay. I mean no disrespect to the individual apart form the obviously horrible sexist remake shown above)
by peewee_RotA
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

when did TF first come up? i just picked up the association to the imperial system somewhere in the past... ...and i really like the metric system and newpix came up earlier afair I made it up last night (along with the accompanying joke). I didn't introduce it until a couple hours ago. I'm mor...
by peewee_RotA
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I was gone for aroun 18 Timeframes , and you made more than 20 new pages in this thread. It took long to catch up. I'm actually quite perturbed that I missed the naming convention discussion. I think the Americans may be annoyed when they wake up to the change of convention. I do prefer the sound o...
by peewee_RotA
Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Just got to work and see that pages 57-83 have been created since I departed.... I may have to active "Simmer Mode" for this one. I have that problem. I missed about 26 np (26 Timeframes) worth of posts. I understand that I should do due (hehe) diligence and read the older posts, but my t...

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