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by manvandmaan
Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Haha! Here it is. I haven't been able to contribute to the fancy graphs or hats, so I made this as my present to you all. Hopefully you all enjoy it. <snip> jovialbard, I'd like to dedicate my 100th post to you! Thank you for your wonderful creation! Also, is anyone having issues with the wiki? can...
by manvandmaan
Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:Oopsie...
mscha wrote:She managed to place all of them without doing any damage. Impressive.

Jinxed it. :roll:

Since it was Cueball who built that tower, it's not entirely your fault ;)
by manvandmaan
Wed Apr 24, 2013 11:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

more flags, but still no wind...
by manvandmaan
Wed Apr 24, 2013 10:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

It seems too big to be a flag for her castle. Too small for a broomstick she can fly away on... Guess will have to wait for it and see. The sea can do whatever it wants. Doesn't that mean they should try to convince the sea not to destroy their castle? I'm not sure either of them has enough Charisma...
by manvandmaan
Wed Apr 24, 2013 10:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 37292794

Re: 1190: "Time"

When you're feeling all right. Everything is up tight. Try to sing a song that goes Ding-Ding- DONG from Ding-a-dong by Teach in http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/4ec2f987cc99f948bcbda23b7c0e1ce491255b85253a52a2e18d801d41832d7b.png EDIT: What is she holding? EDIT2: Glad I was the first! That song has...
by manvandmaan
Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

At risk of being gravely misunderstood, but...
I need some help with my periods!

I've updated them upto now, but I have no more ideas for the current period. for now it seems to be another Cueball Period.
Any ideas for a good name for this period?
by manvandmaan
Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Eternal Density wrote:Cueball should dig a moat to trap the sea!

Not sure if that would work, since it could escape from that easily, since it's the sea and it can do whatever it wants.
by manvandmaan
Wed Apr 24, 2013 6:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

However, it doesn't particularly matter. All who noticed/discussed the difference (including some who had one tab with the first frame [i.e., a page that hadn't been reloaded since the update] and one tab with the second frame open) remarked that the only changes were slight shifts in the arrangeme...
by manvandmaan
Wed Apr 24, 2013 6:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1203: "Time Machines"
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Views: 30038

Re: 1203: "Time Machines"

It reminded me of the Most Useless Machine.
by manvandmaan
Tue Apr 23, 2013 1:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 37292794

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow I sure missed a lot during that Coma, Thanks be to Megan for saving the Right Flag! However, now that the Right Flag is no longer the Right Flag, I shall need a new Knightly Title. What are your thoughts, o great members of the Knights Temporal? "Defender of the Third Flag From the Right, ...
by manvandmaan
Tue Apr 23, 2013 1:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106140
Views: 37292794

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow I sure missed a lot during that Coma, Thanks be to Megan for saving the Right Flag! However, now that the Right Flag is no longer the Right Flag, I shall need a new Knightly Title. What are your thoughts, o great members of the Knights Temporal? "Defender of the Third Flag From the Right, ...
by manvandmaan
Tue Apr 23, 2013 11:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 37292794

Re: 1190: "Time"

Anyone else find it interesting that the latest What-if is, as far as I'm aware, the first piece he's done in quite a while to reference raptors, and also references the early Megan-spinning comic ? Possibly gives some legitimacy to people's suggestions that similar references might be made in the ...
by manvandmaan
Tue Apr 23, 2013 11:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 37292794

Re: 1190: "Time"

Anyone else find it interesting that the latest What-if is, as far as I'm aware, the first piece he's done in quite a while to reference raptors, and also references the early Megan-spinning comic ? Possibly gives some legitimacy to people's suggestions that similar references might be made in the ...
by manvandmaan
Tue Apr 23, 2013 11:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106140
Views: 37292794

Re: 1190: "Time"

FONG: http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/0e1d87336519d3aa314f3caa5a2188cc4301c197230ea3ab2aacd87e26c6b3d4.png The new dike is a bit steeper now. I wonder if she'll shape it. Another tower for the flag? Just as long as she doesnt spent ages on detailing like on the last one :) though that was very bea...
by manvandmaan
Tue Apr 23, 2013 10:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106140
Views: 37292794

Re: 1190: "Time"

Did anyone else get really excited when they saw LaPetite appear, and then a bit down-heartened when she wandered off again? :cry: A bit, yeah. Then again, knowing little French girls, a prolonged stay could have been disastrous for Megan or the Sandcastle. With their destructive little feet and ex...
by manvandmaan
Tue Apr 23, 2013 9:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106140
Views: 37292794

Re: 1190: "Time"

I haven't even read them all yet, but here are some of my favourite unintentional haiku from this thread (as found by a little app I wrote on Sunday, which I'll probably put online in a couple of timeframes if I don't get too distracted by this thread. I should probably add a text export to it so I...
by manvandmaan
Tue Apr 23, 2013 8:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106140
Views: 37292794

Re: 1190: "Time"

Maybe we should get a 'Time Literature' page on the Wiki to archive and collect all these little wordmarvels that are posted! http://xkcd-time.wikia.com/wiki/Time_Literature Many thanks and an internet to you, Patzer, Keeper Of The Knowledge In case it wasn't mentioned yet. Let's not forget today's...
by manvandmaan
Tue Apr 23, 2013 8:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Yes, I'm sorry, but I can explain! My native language is Dutch and the Dutch word for beret is baret ! Since most of you are of the English tongue, I have edited the sig. Hey, you don't know where my tongue has been, so keep your speculation to yourself, thank you very much! :wink: (I am rather mor...
by manvandmaan
Tue Apr 23, 2013 8:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 37292794

Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl, do you by any chance have a baret? Have to applaud the unintentional ambiguity there. Are you wondering about a hat (beret) or a hair-retention device (barette)? :mrgreen: BlitzGirl, do you by any chance have a baret? and also: I'll make sure those Croissants are oven-fresh when you arri...
by manvandmaan
Mon Apr 22, 2013 1:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Ebonite wrote: An interesting, yet dangerous idea! Go back a few posts to read it, if you have forgotten it already!

An interesting, yet dangerous idea! I shall devote some sig-space to warn BlitzGirl for those tears!

Drakeesh wrote:Or a pack of Raptors (with fricken trebuchets attached to their heads!)

This.
by manvandmaan
Mon Apr 22, 2013 12:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 37292794

Re: 1190: "Time"

"Cueball" has had several names, especially if you go way back! He's been James Bond and even Mr. Munroe ! There are even more, but I can't be bothered do not have the Time to look them up. So isn't it better and less complicated to keep Cueball for now? Is there anything more terrifyi...
by manvandmaan
Mon Apr 22, 2013 11:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 37292794

Re: 1190: "Time"

It's a little French girl?

Or... No... It couldn't be! :o It's BlitzGirl!

WELCOME TO THE OTC!
by manvandmaan
Mon Apr 22, 2013 11:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106140
Views: 37292794

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm actually excited right now!
by manvandmaan
Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I noticed I was kind of forward, when I requested both and forgot to say please or thank you :s My apolgies for this! I have EDITed the post to add some much needed courtesy towards you! :) I wonder if BlitzGirl will notice it... I clearly stated in my EDIT that the thanks were added after the orig...
by manvandmaan
Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Who's that? Cueball with a hat from Buffygirl? whosthat.png Doesn't look like it. Looks like hair, plus some kind of head dress, which may or may not have been designed by Buffygirl. But you never know, she makes some wacky hats, it could be one with hair included... At least we can look forward to...
by manvandmaan
Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Well, you guys have been busy bees indeed! Even though there is talk of the thread slowing down, it took me quite a few newwpix to catch up after a day of Outsidery 93 . First and foremostly I need to thank two people! mojacardave - Many thanks for my graph! I do not have Excel and would not know ho...
by manvandmaan
Sat Apr 20, 2013 8:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

It appears the Sandmasons have not yet granted a Title to BlitzGirl. I, manvandemaan, Chief of Grains of The Self-Referring Recursive Chapter, hereby ceremoniously grant the following to BlitzGirl: The Titles of: Greatest Grain on the Beach of Time, Big KnowItAll and also Princess of Persia 1 With t...
by manvandmaan
Sat Apr 20, 2013 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Caught up... Sooo many things to say :s Firstly, I would like to request one of those nifty graphs and if it all possible, perhaps an awesome hat by buffygirl? Croissant-related perhaps? I really like those! Thank you very much in advance! I must say that I simply cannot believe how attached to Mega...
by manvandmaan
Sat Apr 20, 2013 6:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Just returned from a day @ the Elfia Fantasy Festival! No one cosplayed as Cueball or Megan though, which was weird. It's like nobody knew about Time! :o
8 Newpages to catch-up to! Let's get to it!
by manvandmaan
Fri Apr 19, 2013 10:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Probably too late to vote for an iconic pic but I'd go for frame 32. It's CB and Megan building and things are still simple. It's full of promise and the castle is unfinished and being worked on which symbolizes the piece far more than a finished castle. Right, I forgot to enter my favourite! It's ...
by manvandmaan
Fri Apr 19, 2013 7:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:The River is small!

The Sea is big!
by manvandmaan
Fri Apr 19, 2013 7:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Has anyone noticed the evolution of this needled pulled thing...a macroscopic view reveals to me a progression from the stone age (Ug, Time, what this?), then the philosophical (Why does Time exist and what is our purpose in it?), then the religious (We built a religion around Time). Now that relig...
by manvandmaan
Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Febrion wrote:
manvandmaan wrote:Isn't there some old wise tale that warns against climbing up a ladder with plan(c)ks in your hands?
I sort of think there should be.

It is still safer than pulling yourself up in a bucket while carrying plan(c)ks...

Good point!
by manvandmaan
Thu Apr 18, 2013 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

kryton wrote:I've decided to retire from the popeing business, my successor will be determined in tiral by combat of 'yo mama' jokes

and ............ Go!

#89
by manvandmaan
Thu Apr 18, 2013 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Isn't there some old wise tale that warns against climbing up a ladder with plan(c)ks in your hands?
I sort of think there should be.
by manvandmaan
Thu Apr 18, 2013 2:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

chem1190c wrote: /snip

This!

EDIT: snipped for scrollers sake.
by manvandmaan
Thu Apr 18, 2013 2:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

To hurry along BlitzGirl, we could ask the mods to start deleting 1 posts. If they start at post #1 and go upwarths, it should create a sort of "caving in" effect behind BlitzGirl (like in the movies!) that should spur her on to go faster! If it works and also she makes it, her arrival int...
by manvandmaan
Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Exodies wrote:Anyone know what tomorrows ordinary comic will be about?

Someting geography-related again? We seem to be getting a lot of that lately!
by manvandmaan
Wed Apr 17, 2013 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Montov wrote:Is that a minaret? Do we need to elect an Ayatollah now?

I always felt like one of the Time-religions needed a mufti.
by manvandmaan
Wed Apr 17, 2013 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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But think about it. Megan admitted that she doesn't know how the sea works. If she doesn't know how it works but continues to build, she must know something about the sea, possibly how high it can rise. Because nobody ever builds sandcastles unless they're sure they will survive the tide? Even if t...

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