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by PhoenixRising
Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

[snip] ...Want in? Yeh sure. Whatever. Then I grant you Knighthood. You're now a Knight of Time or something. Try not to kill grandpa. Hmm, I rather like this quoting yourself to perform said actions. And if you are quoting yourself, do you have to have previously said said quote? As a Knight Tempo...
by PhoenixRising
Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

A future version of myself, which is a future-future version of your self, granted me Knighthood in the Knights of the Temporal Something or Other. Now that I have Temporal Power instilled unto me, I offer "cmyk" an invitation into the Knighthood at an even prior temporal moment. Want in?...
by PhoenixRising
Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think "Why?" was the other question. Ah. Well, in that case, it happened because Randall wished it to be so. Unless you're* asking why this thread is so insane, in which case the answer is because we wished it so. * @Publius ** No, I don't do bizarre footnotes. Don't be silly. *** *** N...
by PhoenixRising
Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

Publius10 wrote:
PhoenixRising wrote:
Publius10 wrote:The fuck is going on in this thread?
I mean, I've been following the comic as avidly as anyone, but man has this gone places.


Time happened. Any other questions?

Yes. Why?


Because you didn't ask them. :P
by PhoenixRising
Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

Page 300 so I feel compelled to once again post. I have followed the one true comic and this Needle-pulled-thing for much...Time, and waited for it. I think I could be a cardinal but I'd much rather be a Knight Temporal. Could someone tap a sword on my shoulder and all that Edit: s/thing/think/ Tha...
by PhoenixRising
Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

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by PhoenixRising
Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

Page 300 so I feel compelled to once again post. I have followed the one true comic and this Needle-pulled-thing for much...Time, and waited for it. I think I could be a cardinal but I'd much rather be a Knight Temporal. Could someone tap a sword on my shoulder and all that Edit: s/thing/think/ Tha...
by PhoenixRising
Thu Apr 11, 2013 9:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

Time for another catchup-wall. I'm also updating the quotes page of the wiki again. Quest progress: 219 out of 295 pages. The Architect Age. NP 331. Another missive from the future! Embedded in a signature this time: Blitzgirl -- Your communication received with great joy and rejoicing. As was yours...
by PhoenixRising
Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

Spoiler:
Image


Edit: ninja'd. Time to coma, bye all!
by PhoenixRising
Thu Apr 11, 2013 6:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

I added a more appropriate soundtrack, now that we're beginning to understand the deeper meaning behind the veneer of this comic's format. Please take a moment to find a more tranquil state of mind before viewing. Link to video here, (frames 0—490 so far). FABULOUS! omgwtfbbq. How did I not see tha...
by PhoenixRising
Wed Apr 10, 2013 4:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

Our chief weapon is waiting, and watching. That's two weapon s . Our two weapons are waiting, watching, and fanciful speculation. Wait, no, that's... Screw it. Our three weapons are waiting, watching, fanciful speculation, and an almost fanatical devotion to Pope Helper the first. Who seems to have...
by PhoenixRising
Wed Apr 10, 2013 4:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

Spoiler:
Image


Ninja'd.
by PhoenixRising
Wed Apr 10, 2013 3:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

I tried to post the current universe (next image), but as a cardinal-candidate, I am not allowed.... No worries, I got that one. :D We're still in LongPix, right? (New image at the top of every Outsider hour?) Yes, the nüpiks to Outsider time ratio is still one every Outsider hour. Thanks. I'll pro...
by PhoenixRising
Wed Apr 10, 2013 3:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

vvn wrote:I tried to post the current universe (next image), but as a cardinal-candidate, I am not allowed....


No worries, I got that one. :D

We're still in LongPix, right? (New image at the top of every Outsider hour?)
by PhoenixRising
Wed Apr 10, 2013 3:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/b6cecf4a5f9ac7ac0e8474fa3e9e7928a5337cdf27a733fd9008c6142a9b2f5d.png Don't think anybody posted it yet... Looks like she's working on the second set of poles. Another set of scaffolding(?) perhaps? In which case, that little wall she just built could simply be to de...
by PhoenixRising
Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

"It didn't happen on my watch." "I'm about to get on/off watch" The knights have ownership of the watch. So, in this case, watch is both a verb and a noun. Though the noun version has an implied "duty" tacked onto the end. Ah, but do they not also have watches while on...
by PhoenixRising
Tue Apr 09, 2013 4:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: Water level

Anyone else notice that the water level is slowly creeping higher? When run at high speed, the progression of the images shows that the water level has only increased, never decreased. (Sorry if someone else noticed this. I can't keep up with hundreds of pages of comments!) I think it might have be...
by PhoenixRising
Tue Apr 09, 2013 12:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

One o' t' crossbeams has gone out o' skew on treadle. First time I've ever seen a Monty Python sketch (or part of one). Didn't exactly expect the rickroll, but it was well appreciated. :lol: "And now for something completely different" indeed. I'm sure the Pythons would appreciate it :D A...
by PhoenixRising
Tue Apr 09, 2013 12:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"



First time I've ever seen a Monty Python sketch (or part of one). Didn't exactly expect the rickroll, but it was well appreciated. :lol: "And now for something completely different" indeed.
by PhoenixRising
Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

This is beginning to look like the setup for a trapeze act. That's what she said. FTFY. Here is Cueball sitting on a train. Cueball has been engrossed in a forum thread on the internet and lost track of his time and where he is. The train guard is telling Cueball "Gee willikers! This is the en...
by PhoenixRising
Sat Apr 06, 2013 6:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think she set it behind the castle.

Re commas, I just put them, wherever, they seem appropriate (note that, appropriateness, can be determined by what makes English majors cry, as well as by what English syntax dictates)
by PhoenixRising
Fri Apr 05, 2013 6:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

I know, crazy isn't it? I remember probably a week ago (is it more now? Gosh, how Time flies ) I was hesitantly posting for the first time on this thread, cautious but wanting to join in the fun. Hell, that post has been lost somewhere back in the jumble. I wonder if BlitzGirl has seen it by now. A...
by PhoenixRising
Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

Been lurking since page three or so, through the madness and all. Almost wrote something like "NFW I'm reading eighty-seven pages" back when that was all there were. Anyway, I like the self-reference on the middle tower. First thing that's happened (to the actual True Comic, or whatever y...
by PhoenixRising
Fri Apr 05, 2013 4:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

Maybe Megan's been off making tiny flags, and Cueball and Megan dolls. And a forum and versions of us with tiny squeaky voices But would the miniaturized version of the forum still have a 240-page topic devoted to Time? Or does the thread length get shrunk too? Or merely the fontsize/voice strength...
by PhoenixRising
Thu Apr 04, 2013 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

*throws cup of coffee to PhoenixRising* Hmm. I think it gave me cancer. But no matter, the fire of the phoenix will triumph over these miserable cell-things! It's a Timewaiter cancer, so you will experience an uncontrollable growth of faith. In a few TimeFrames you could even become Cardinal. My fi...
by PhoenixRising
Thu Apr 04, 2013 7:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

Perhaps a group of us should look into this. Call it the Congregation for the Doctrine of Temporal Faith, or something. Nobody would expect that. Excuse me! I am the Prefect of the Congregatio pro Doctrina Temporis (check the wiki and this ), we don't need to create one. Excellent. Dera...
by PhoenixRising
Thu Apr 04, 2013 6:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

Perhaps a group of us should look into this. Call it the Congregation for the Doctrine of Temporal Faith, or something. Nobody would expect that. Excuse me! I am the Prefect of the Congregatio pro Doctrina Temporis (check the wiki and this ), we don't need to create one. Excellent. Dera...
by PhoenixRising
Thu Apr 04, 2013 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

Perhaps a group of us should look into this. Call it the Congregation for the Doctrine of Temporal Faith, or something. Nobody would expect that. Excuse me! I am the Prefect of the Congregatio pro Doctrina Temporis (check the wiki and this ), we don't need to create one. Excellent. Dera...
by PhoenixRising
Thu Apr 04, 2013 5:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

Perhaps a group of us should look into this. Call it the Congregation for the Doctrine of Temporal Faith, or something. Nobody would expect that. Excuse me! I am the Prefect of the Congregatio pro Doctrina Temporis (check the wiki and this ), we don't need to create one. Excellent. Dera...
by PhoenixRising
Thu Apr 04, 2013 5:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

fhorn wrote:I would post more often but I don't know how to clever.


Me neither. So I stick to recording the words of those who do, in the giant wiki page of pure win.

Wiki'd, wiki'd, wiki'd. Anything else? :mrgreen:
by PhoenixRising
Wed Apr 03, 2013 11:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

Have anyone seen the auto updating gif, for the Randall´s sake? http://xkcd.aubronwood.com/ - auto updating, control the frames yourself via arrow keys or just watch them play http://primis.org/time/output.gif - first auto-updating gif posted to the thread iirc, seems to be down atm (no surprise, h...
by PhoenixRising
Wed Apr 03, 2013 11:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

Whew. It hath been a productive hundred-or-so newpix for me. I fell behind in this needle-pulled thing over the weekend, and ended up roughly 100 pages behind before I started reading again. I have read it all . Also updated the wiki quotes page with a bunch of quotes, and actually linked the quote...
by PhoenixRising
Wed Apr 03, 2013 4:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

Whew. It hath been a productive hundred-or-so newpix for me. I fell behind in this needle-pulled thing over the weekend, and ended up roughly 100 pages behind before I started reading again. I have read it all . Also updated the wiki quotes page with a bunch of quotes, and actually linked the quotes...
by PhoenixRising
Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: THE MADNESS GOES
Replies: 315
Views: 68386

Re: THE MADNESS COMES

Nooooo! :(
by PhoenixRising
Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: THE MADNESS GOES
Replies: 315
Views: 68386

Re: THE RECKONING cometh

ic like both comics, but Thing that keeps slippin' (slippin', slippin') into the future still gets an insane amount of posts with almost nothing happening over the last 48 hours) ic believe eow be mistaken: ti me hath acquired merely an few decapages since sunday morning. Compared to the rest of it...
by PhoenixRising
Mon Apr 01, 2013 4:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: THE MADNESS GOES
Replies: 315
Views: 68386

Re: THE RECKONING cometh

It's April 1. The Day of Reckoning is upon us. So what I'm wondering is, why is anything still readable? C'mon mods, I expect better! :P

(btw, thanks for the parser explanation. No idea why phpBB decides to do stuff like that, but at least I understand now.)
by PhoenixRising
Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107154
Views: 48918795

Re: 1190: "Time"

Story of my life: leave for 40 newpix, come back, find 100 newpages waiting for me. I've been catching up for my entire day the last 16 newpix and I still have 75 newpages to go... I may never catch back up . But I can try. So here I am, long time xkcd reader, and I encounter this comic. Completely ...
by PhoenixRising
Mon Apr 01, 2013 12:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: THE MADNESS GOES
Replies: 315
Views: 68386

Re: THE RECKONING cometh

If eow edit it, eow'woll be able to see hwæt number be-did there origioriginally. ic don't actually ken hwæt the colon woll-did do in an quote tag in the first place. phpBB doth fucked-up things when parsing posts. ic ken not wherefore, but it generates an six-ish character alphanumeric string (wie...
by PhoenixRising
Sun Mar 31, 2013 12:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: THE MADNESS GOES
Replies: 315
Views: 68386

Re: THE RECKONING COMES

Kthxbye, then. Since you filtered the other variant. :twisted:

*dances a jig in front of the descending banhammer*
by PhoenixRising
Sat Mar 30, 2013 10:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: THE MADNESS GOES
Replies: 315
Views: 68386

Re: THE RECKONING COMES

So this is why half the stuff in the... really really long comic thread ( :P ) is weird. I kinda figured.

Not sure whether to laugh hysterically or cry. There is only one explanation: the madness is taking over. (Also, I want this enabled permanently pls, just to mess with people's heads. Kthxbai!)

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