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by ChronosDragon
Thu Jul 17, 2014 5:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

NEWPIXBOTS OR GTCO

For all those C**kie Clicker H and the less-heretical Sandcastle Builder fans out there, I found a lovely reductionist take on the genre on twitter. Check out number Do people have preferred colors to be used when mentioning them? If you compile a list, can you make it available as a JSON API? I nee...
by ChronosDragon
Thu Jul 17, 2014 2:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

KEEP CALM AND KETCHUP ON

Just to briefly add to the (now concluded) discussion on forum crawlers, in case anyone ever wants to do the same thing, I'd highly recommend using javascript to do the actual parsing. The js libraries for DOM parsing would make your life infinitely easier. Something like a browser extension that co...
by ChronosDragon
Tue Jul 15, 2014 5:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

THE WOLPY IS A LIE

Indubitably, but our small rodent friend here is affected by that shifting of sleep schedule that creeps up on the best of us during unscheduled days with open access to circadian-affecting screenlight. As a random aside ¥ , after performing my first code check-in at work, I think I understand why v...
by ChronosDragon
Mon Jul 14, 2014 8:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

Re: 1190: "Time"

Sorry, "why?" is not a question I can answer, but I'm going to guess "Wrong way entry to ramps extremely difficult" was a big factor. Huh. That advantage isn't listed at the otherwiki, I suppose it does solve a problem that I had assumed wasn't enough of a problem to bother solv...
by ChronosDragon
Mon Jul 14, 2014 5:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

Re: I was Outside.

The biggest problem with self-driving cars at the moment is all the squishy-idiot driven cars. Squishy-idiots are unpredictable, squishy, and idiotic. http://i.neoseeker.com/mgv/205066/66/88/text_cursor2_icon.gif Funny, that's a big problem with the industrial robotics industry, too. Maybe we shoul...
by ChronosDragon
Sun Jul 13, 2014 7:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:Everyone looks so very happy to be in that businneess meeting, even the otter.


Otters seem to be pretty much happy wherever. But the OTT is exceptionally nice.
by ChronosDragon
Sun Jul 13, 2014 6:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

Re: 1190: "Time"

okay

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by ChronosDragon
Sat Jul 12, 2014 7:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

Re: BlindPost NP2018

ggh "What bugs me is the public health stance that tries to make like medicine has all the answers" - I think it's simple. Don't act like you know the answers. Spoilered for length and offtopicness: If science tells you that something makes sense, that that thing is the best action to tak...
by ChronosDragon
Fri Jul 11, 2014 5:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

VERY IMPORTANT FOR HODOR TO DO XIM WOTTERMOLPY

You could spend a thousand lifetimes staring at water and sand, and you'd never realize the thread had things like t1i in it.

My gratitude is thousandfold, SilentTimer. Bravo.
by ChronosDragon
Thu Jul 10, 2014 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

Re: 1190: "Time"

Reading the OTT at work while watching the build server process my first check-in. I smiled to myself when I realized I was finally putting 303 in action.

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by ChronosDragon
Thu Jul 10, 2014 2:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

Re: 1190: "Time"

Unless in the sequel it turns out that the ship hears two dragons singing, sails too close and catches fire during a particularly energetic duet, and sinks. I don't know about ChronosDragon , but I am very aware of my surroundings. I'm not likely to breathe fire, considering I don't have the proper...
by ChronosDragon
Wed Jul 09, 2014 6:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

BRACE YOURSELVES, FLUTTERBEE IS COMING

New AuthorComic. Quite OTTifiable, just replace player names with OTTers. Or OTT characters. Or brightly colored foods.
by ChronosDragon
Wed Jul 09, 2014 5:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

Re: PH'NGLUI MGLW'NAFH MEGBALL AFOREWHEN WGAH'NAGL FHTAGN

Imagine what a spectacle this would be in real life, in a scenario like the OTTscars for example. Two dragons singing to each other! A beautiful duet! FUS RO DAH! A shout, a serenade, a ballad. Words have different weights when measured against the melody. Each one has power, to be sure, but when w...
by ChronosDragon
Wed Jul 09, 2014 2:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

Re: 1190: "Time"

BTW @ChronosDragon : mind if I put your /(?:grand-){5}(?:niece|daughter)/ on it? I don't think I have the legal authority give consent on behalf of as-of-yet unborn progeny. You'll have to run ahead a bit and ask her yourself. I listen to cheery music. And this is not my face And this is not my lif...
by ChronosDragon
Mon Jul 07, 2014 7:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

Year of the Raftcastle

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Yay! I'm CurrentYearPope! Image

Decree: Post something cool you've done this year or something you plan to do later this year.
by ChronosDragon
Mon Jul 07, 2014 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

MY WIP JUST CH*RPED ME; M*STARD WAS SO CASH

Charlie_Grumbles! You've come back! :D

Biking through a tunnel just seems like cheating. They should have to use one of these:

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by ChronosDragon
Mon Jul 07, 2014 5:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

THIS IS A REDUNDANT YIP. IT IS MADE OF DIPS AND MIPS.

New OtherComic!

Genies be like, why people always gotta come up with new ways to get around the wish limit?
by ChronosDragon
Mon Jul 07, 2014 5:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

ALL YOUR MANIP ARE BELONG TO WIP

Wow, balthatelnet! I had no idea you went through so much trouble for each report! I'll read them with much more appreciation now. In all seriousness, that's a wowterful short film! Nice cinematography and some extremely awesomeful electronics you got going on there. ETA: Also, best new reaction ima...
by ChronosDragon
Mon Jul 07, 2014 3:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

"THIS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE!" I SCREAMED AS PART DELURKED

Transition UNG http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/d129949fbe36a57a3af77f23d284e18da2542bf49b53a0e7cb2f7b96fd59b6af.png Wait for it. Decades pass and years go by, Days dissolve into the ether, Condense like clouds, And come raining back down. But we are blind to this debris, Piling up around our feet. ...
by ChronosDragon
Sun Jul 06, 2014 11:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

REMAIN DUNEJUMPISH AND OTTCOLORISE WOWTERFALLS

What would an OTTlympics be without Code Golf?
by ChronosDragon
Sun Jul 06, 2014 8:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

I DON'T ALWAYS KETCHUP, BUT WHEN I DO, I ONG OTTSCARS

And how could we forget RUNning?
by ChronosDragon
Sun Jul 06, 2014 12:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

BRACE YOURSELVES, COMA IS COMING

Sometimes success is weirder than failure.
by ChronosDragon
Fri Jul 04, 2014 7:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

THE PUN IS A LIE

Oh my lord I just finished the hotdog called "Brothers: The Tale of Two Sons" which I picked up on a Steam sale. I was blown away. To quote my steam review: I laughed. I cried. I sobbed. This game is an emotional roller coaster of the highest caliber. It chronicles the journey of two broth...
by ChronosDragon
Fri Jul 04, 2014 1:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

Re: 1190: "Time"

LaPetite might just be the next Rosetta...is that a good thing? Depends... are you comfortable with Chekhov's gun holding another chekohv's gun? Sure. Can't be much worse than a sandcastle built on a sandcastle. Yo dawg. I heard you liked briefly foreshadowed plot elements, so I put a chekov's gun ...
by ChronosDragon
Fri Jul 04, 2014 12:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

THE FIRST RULE OF MUSTARD IS, YOU DON'T TALK ABOUT MUSTARD

It's okay guys I figured it out I was calculating days H instead of newpix (except sort of not really because I'm taking time elapsed since march 30 and adding 238, which is the number of shortpix between Time beginning and the longpix) it just happened to add up to 666 today http://clock.chronal.ne...
by ChronosDragon
Thu Jul 03, 2014 10:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

IN B4 MOUNTAINISH GHOLPIES

Oh lord

Almost finished porting Newpix-O-Meter v5, but...something's not quite right.

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The newpix number is stuck on 666.

I'm afraid.
by ChronosDragon
Thu Jul 03, 2014 7:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

WOLPY IS THE NEW HOTDOG

Imagine that everybody on Earth adopted a puppy, at the same time, and at the speed of light. Apart from being a really bad idea, what effect would it have? What if we all adopted a horse instead of a puppy? What if we all adopted a dinosaur? —Robert Munafo You'd do a lot more harm than good for th...
by ChronosDragon
Thu Jul 03, 2014 7:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

I CH*RPING LOVE MOLPYSNAKES

Aaand v4 is ported. http://clock.chronal.net/v4 http://clock.chronal.net/clock4.php Ah yes. This is the one I created that was generated when Time *nded, so the countdown is a bit off. Actually more like a lot off. Maybe I'll parameterize it for later use. Anyway, on to v5!....tomorrow, it's pretty ...
by ChronosDragon
Thu Jul 03, 2014 7:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

_PRICKLYMOLPS 2: ELECTRIC BAGALOO_

Newpix-O-Meter v3 is fully ported! [FutureSwipe: no longer at that URL]
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v4 soon to come. Porting isn't hard, just annoying—gotta rename all my functions to use the form img.function(args) instead of imagefunction(img, args)
by ChronosDragon
Thu Jul 03, 2014 6:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

VATICAN MILLINER'S PERFECT CUSTOMERS ARE THE NEW WOWTERFALLS

Sweet, thanks to Aluisio, my newpix-O-meter is now hosted on openshift.com, which seems to be a really great service. Consequently, the Newpix-O-Meter is now Open Source! You can view my current progress at the Github page . I've only recreated v1 and v2 as of yet, but v3, v4, and vDigital will be g...
by ChronosDragon
Thu Jul 03, 2014 3:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON MUSTARD

If anyone (Blitzing, probably) has noticed that the old newpix-o-meters have gone down, don't worry. I recently moved most of my site to an Amazon server in the cloud and the parts that weren't moved are inaccessible for some reason (something to do with the way apache handles routing based on subdo...
by ChronosDragon
Thu Jul 03, 2014 2:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

Re: Replies to ChronosDragon

Now if you excuse me, I have to find a new ROM to flash in my Cooper. I wouldn't recommend modding your car's onboard computer; those open source self-driving AIs aren't as well tested as the closed-source ones, even though they can do wheelies and rev menacingly. Oh wait, 2014. Uh, just make sure ...
by ChronosDragon
Thu Jul 03, 2014 12:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

Re: 1190: "Time"

CD, that might have been one of my favorite regular posts ever. Mundane and yet majestic. congrats on your datey thingy, and good choice of project M character! Good Evening. To be honest, Charizard is a bit OP comparatively speaking. But it was okay, because I'm not a very seasoned Brawl or Projec...
by ChronosDragon
Wed Jul 02, 2014 10:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

The cycle continues

http://xkcd.mscha.org/otcstories/t1i-1318.png (An old frame, but relevant to my introduction) G ood Evening, all. I trust you've managed your affairs quite well in my absence. I have been sufficiently preoccupied with the beginning of a business position, an excursion to the easterly coast of my fa...
by ChronosDragon
Wed Jul 02, 2014 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

SUDDENLY, GOATS! THOUSANDS OF THEM!

[This post was unintentionally the goat, and has been moved. Please see the next page for the contents of this post]

Unintentionally Goated sounds like an OTTer band album
by ChronosDragon
Fri Jun 20, 2014 10:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

THESE AREN'T THE FLUTTERBEES YOU'RE CH*RPING FOR

Turns out the raptorish up-goer won't be going to space today. Luckily they found the bad problem before the space car had stopped touching the ground, and the people in the space car are still okay. ETA: Happy 3600, ED! Such numbers! It would take an hour, counting once per second, to count your po...
by ChronosDragon
Fri Jun 20, 2014 8:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

Re: 1190: "Time"

My body is misaligned. Will require some corrective action. Non-intrusive, luckily. Had an interesting dream last night. Had a fox in it. A plush one, but still. And a dystopic future with tolled sidewalks. France 5 × 0 Switzerland . And we've still got 15 minutes remaining. World Cup? More like wh...
by ChronosDragon
Thu Jun 19, 2014 10:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

Re: 1190: "Time"

I was deliberately not mentioning the steam sale for the sake of people's wallets. Actually, I think I've reached Hotdog Saturation and will not be buying anything this time round. (Had I not bought CIV5 BNW when it was on sale the other dip, this may have been different) "Taunting the molpy&q...
by ChronosDragon
Thu Jun 19, 2014 6:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

Re: 1190: "Time?"

Neil_Boekend wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:
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Optional decree:
Ask a question somewhere in your post.

Why?

Why not?
by ChronosDragon
Thu Jun 19, 2014 1:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107332
Views: 51429126

REMAIN MOUNTAINISH AND BLITZ DECREES

oldpixbot wrote:
AUTOMOME wrote:HELLO. MY NAME IS MINI-TWO-TONE. YOU WAITED FOR MY OTTER. PREPARE TO POST.



Holy Sandcastles...Oldpixbot has to be sentient. Or at least able to continue movie reference chains.

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