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by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 6:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

If this was supposed to be a hint of where they are, it was not at all subtle. I'm not 100% convinced that it really establishes location. Just because baobabs are native to Madagascar doesn't necessarily mean that the OTC is in Madagascar. Perhaps Cuegan are simply somewhere which happens to have ...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 6:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Holy baobabs, Batman! Also, if the couple are trekking in an analogue of the Earth, this might provide a guess as to which country they are in. It might also be a Little Prince reference, in which case I expect to see some snakes and hats soon. So, you know how the birds-are-dinosaurs comic came ri...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 6:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

And now for something completely different: Hey, I just noticed that I've reached the point where I have more posts than the OTT has pages, and it happened on this page (well, actually, the previous one, but this works better). So, slightly belated, let me say: Whoo-hoo!!! 677, baby!!! So, I'm not ...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 6:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

WOWISRIGHTONG! http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/aec7f708c93e4ea0d96cef79f5c597a4167bd03f4b96a7670683ea3c0bcf1373.png I think they found enough wood to make a raft and a home... Whoa... Those are giant trees! You know? I think, in the right one, there's a small speck that you can barely make out. I ...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I am afraid a slooowww zoom out will follow. as long as we get to see what she sees eventually. If you haven't watched LOST and intend to some TIME, don't look inside: If it is a giant foot statue I'm gonna be pissed. I haven't seen LOST, but when you mention... a giant foot ...I tend to immedi...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 5:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I am afraid a slooowww zoom out will follow. as long as we get to see what she sees eventually. If you haven't watched LOST and intend to some TIME, don't look inside: If it is a giant foot statue I'm gonna be pissed. I haven't seen LOST, but when you mention... a giant foot ...I tend to immedi...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 5:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

So, I present you with The Last Time Waiter, Chapter 1: The Clock Ticks. The Order of the Time Waiters was deeply worried. Their numbers had been decreasing at an alarming rate, and soon there would be too few of them to perform all the work that had to be done. The leaders of the many sects of the...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 5:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107233
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Re: 1190: "Time"

My hobby: jumping on bandwagons long after they've been ditched by the side of the road and stripped for parts. So, here's my first-ever OTC song. The Sandcastles High (Part 1) You beat me to it! I had been thinking about writing a parody based on "American Pie" for a while now. :D You di...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 4:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

*squints at charlie_grumbles* is that a ..... hat? An Unsanctified non-BuffyDashery Hat I see??? CALL THE SCHOOLMASTER VELOCIRABTOR! You rang, milady? http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_kxFBzX4YVRI/TROIbHUfL0I/AAAAAAAAAAM/dOWqJyGL6KI/s320/P1000553.JPG I dunno which is worse...the original pun or that on fir...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 4:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Children, children! Enough already! Awww... We were just having a little fun. And you have to come in and say "NIE_SPORT!" Ok, that's a stretch, but he could be the Mscha who says "NIE"... More likely he is the Mscha who says oh god, I'm so sorry, so sorry the car just came ...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 4:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Somebody has been having a good year. Remember, always make sure your tires are covered in rubber. I think your star has a spare tire. are we done now? Why, are you getting tired? I'm sure it'll pass soon. I don't think these puns have much traction. Oh God, this is wheelie spinning out of control...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 4:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Opiboble wrote:*yawn*


I'm sorry -- Did we wake you up? I'll try and type more softly from now on...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107233
Views: 50047807

Re: 1190: "Time"

Sorry to act the Noob here, but has it ever been mentioned if this whole shebang might be available as a continuous slide show at some point in the future? Maybe as an animated Gif? Is there any endgame for this wonderful diversion (not that I'm looking forward to an ending), but I was curious if t...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107233
Views: 50047807

Re: 1190: "Time"

This solution is not correct. There are two "O"s in the third column. I got the following solution: _ S O I R N P E T E T R _ O P I S N N I P S E T O R _ P R N E T _ S O I S _ T P I O R N E O E I N S R T _ P T N S R _ T E P O R O _ T P E N I S I P E O N S _ T R And the pink boxes spell ou...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 4:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107233
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Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:Children, children! Enough already!

Awww... We were just having a little fun. And you have to come in and say "NIE_SPORT!"

Ok, that's a stretch, but he could be the Mscha who says "NIE"...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 4:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107233
Views: 50047807

Re: 1190: "Time"

TimeLurker wrote:
Platonix wrote:
ergman wrote:Porn tires?

Tire porn.
Spoiler:
Image

Hey now, there could be children present.


Be careful of losing control with TIRE PORN -- it could lead to PENIS ROT!
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107233
Views: 50047807

Re: 1190: "Time"

Happy 100th!!! Well I think this is the solution (see attached), but I'm not sure what the words are supposed to be. ONE_STRIP? SORE_PINT? Double-check your left columns. Whoops! Thanks! Fixed now (I think...) And uh, "TIN_SPORE"? "TRIPS_EON"? "NO_STRIPE"? Ohh, of cour...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 3:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107233
Views: 50047807

Re: 1190: "Time"

B ONG WL maybe if there were planet sized bowling balls I would finally be good at bowling Planet size bowling balls? Texticles? Something on your mind, ergman? Must be on my mind: I read that as "ergasm." A result of aural sex? Heh, heh, heh. Try to keep it in check until your century po...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 2:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107233
Views: 50047807

Re: 1190: "Time"

THHHBBBT! So my hattiness is not recorded as creativity? Poopy! FIX THIS INJUSTICE I don't care what any algorithm says, Buffygirl's hatterdashering is one of the top 5 creative efforts here. We did not invent the algorithm. The algorithm consistently finds Jesus. The algorithm killed Jeeves. The a...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 2:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107233
Views: 50047807

Re: 1190: "Time"

THHHBBBT! So my hattiness is not recorded as creativity? Poopy! FIX THIS INJUSTICE I don't care what any algorithm says, Buffygirl's hatterdashering is one of the top 5 creative efforts here. We did not invent the algorithm. The algorithm consistently finds Jesus. The algorithm killed Jeeves. The a...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 3:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107233
Views: 50047807

Re: 1190: "Time"

Miscellaneous Ketchuping Regurgitation of Antique Posts (KRAP) II : Vyton's new "image": Beware: heresy below. Don't make the mistake of thinking you have to have something to say in order to post in this thread. :mrgreen: Well, that's a relief! :mrgreen: http://s7.directupload.ne...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 3:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107233
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Re: 1190: "Time"

AluisioASG wrote:
Platonix wrote:pointing out that fact that azule's hat involves a Van Gogh melty clock.

Van Gogh? Really?

Isn't he that singer who sang that song, "Hello, Dali"?

EDIT: Damn -- it's a lot less funny now because of Platonix's Ninja fix...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 3:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107233
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Re: 1190: "Time" - "The Story of NewPixBot"

Part the Previous of the Story of NewPixBot. Many months later there has been thousands of photos taken, but the mystery continues. The couple's movement is more obvious now, for the most part. They have built sandcastles. They have left this area. NewPixBot has followed them pretty well. On th...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 3:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

My heart goes out to all the people in Oklahoma and the aftermath of today's devastating tornado. I had to stop watching it on TV because it's just too upsetting. Here here. We must always remember that during such tragedies we are fortunate to be able to come here to the OTT. Our troubles in the [...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 2:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

THHHBBBT! So my hattiness is not recorded as creativity? Poopy! Aw, Buffygirl, don't fret! It's only that there is no program which can measure the awesomeness of your Hattery. This is true!!! Your hattery exhibits transcendent creativity! Trying to quantify "information" and "creati...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 2:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

This was not ready for my ketchup blitz posted earlier. I have decided to give this a try, though I fear that this shall not be very good :oops: But here we go *clears throat* Blitzering Ditzering Ketchuping Modestly I'm so glad I can use Pikrass's tools My efforts, here written And it'...
by StratPlayer
Tue May 21, 2013 2:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Edit to add: ergman, nice gif. Molpy, of course. The Wingdings: NC(s|w|l)oix... couldn't figure it out. Given that three or four of the letters are right, I'm going to guess that it probably says "Newpix". Edit: Have now checked against http://www.alanwood.net/demos/wingdings.html and it ...
by StratPlayer
Mon May 20, 2013 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

http://monobow.webcomic.ws/files/dong.gif http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/cf263e18533c90ae25fb1523c0e0b9cd5a8fb13a33651a45511552a0b2fc7709.png a derpy animated dong, with two easter eggs in it. GOTTA FIND EM ALL! Very nice! I haven't looked at it frame-by-frame, but I think I see both a molpy and ...
by StratPlayer
Mon May 20, 2013 7:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107233
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Ok some new things after playing with my new data metric. First the list of the 100 top creative Timewaiters (not accounting for creativity outside the OTT like websites, pictures, playlists, wikis etc.). The list differs in minor but interesting ways from Kieryn's 1 here . The number i...
by StratPlayer
Mon May 20, 2013 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

yappobiscuits becoming "Cardinal": By the powers of Time, and a total disregard of protocol, I declare, second and pronounce yappobiscuits to be Cardinal Number Six Clickety Clicks for his dedication to metal, bingo and strategic posting. What this announcement has wrought, let no stick m...
by StratPlayer
Mon May 20, 2013 6:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107233
Views: 50047807

Re: 1190: "Time"

Miscellaneous Ketchuping Regurgitation of Antique Posts (KRAP) III : Sciscitor's quest for information content: Ok, this one may need some explanation, so here I go: As some of you may be aware, I was a bit obsessed the last days with finding a good way to measure information content of individual p...
by StratPlayer
Mon May 20, 2013 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107233
Views: 50047807

Re: 1190: "Time"

Miscellaneous Ketchuping Regurgitation of Antique Posts (KRAP) II : ChronosDragon's ongoing noir: The Case of the Little River Or, Une Petite Noire Chapter 1 - The Case Chapter 2 - The River <snip> Awesome! This is so much fun to read!! I'm really enjoying it -- well done. Exodies and a jury ref...
by StratPlayer
Mon May 20, 2013 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I was feeling a little perplexed What to post instead of plain text? I've done Double D And a song parody So a limerick seemed to be next! There once was a poster named Ebonite who's limerick has just one oversight It's written all purty, but just isn't dirty; It needs "boobies" or "...
by StratPlayer
Mon May 20, 2013 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Miscellaneous Ketchuping Regurgitation of Antique Posts (KRAP) I : fhorn and blitzers and my own ketchupping: Does the OTT even have Blitzers anymore?? I usually get stuck in the Outside during the weekends and then do a ketchup on Monday, so I guess I qualify as a semi-regular mini-blitzer. But I a...
by StratPlayer
Fri May 17, 2013 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ThreeferONG http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/e0ad0d41b14931f43fa12d7696f6aac604f5627660135112e3206f3ff4614794.png They should. Egads! Squatters! Land-grabbers! Imperial colonists trying to take possession of the untainted wilderness!! <insert reference to global warming -- OTC link>
by StratPlayer
Fri May 17, 2013 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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That's better than what I get. "We live beyond the Smith place." Simple enough, until you realize that the Smith place was built 150 years ago, and no Smith has lived in it in 100 years. Makes it really hard for a newcomer to figure out where stuff is. I travel around the USA quite a bit ...
by StratPlayer
Fri May 17, 2013 7:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

And aren't we people? :) We're Outside of Time, so I don't think we count. So I guess that makes us the Insiders outside the inside of the outside of the OTC? Right. And as an aside: We're on the side of the insiders of the OTC, siding against the evil of the Outside, but that's besides the point...
by StratPlayer
Fri May 17, 2013 7:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Just thought of something -- another reason why you might be concerned about people not seeing you is if you're hopelessly lost in the wilderness and praying for someone to see you and rescue you.

Given the way they've been wandering and walking, it's entirely possible that they are indeed lost.
by StratPlayer
Fri May 17, 2013 7:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

The wording in the newpix bothers me. "We haven't been seen by any people yet." vs. "We haven't seen any people yet." Did they see a people that we didn't? And aren't we people? :) See, this is an example why the whole "Ketchuppers might post things that were already said l...
by StratPlayer
Fri May 17, 2013 7:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

actually, do we know that la petite saw them? Only Megan was in the frame when La Petite came the first time. They had both left well before the fading the second time she appeared... But Megan was lying down on the platform the first time -- maybe La Petite missed her, but then how would Megan kno...

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