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by treadman
Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

StratPlayer wrote: -- after all, 'Good health' is really just 'dying at the slowest possible rate'.

Reminds me of the "death postponer" Cueball is about to throw to the guy in the water in Click and Drag.
by treadman
Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Perhaps the sandcastles are their accomplishments in life, sometimes working together, sometimes separately. Later, they built planks, preparing for the sea to rise, trying to delay the eventual end that we all must face. The sea rising being the metaphor for Time, the destroyer of everything.
by treadman
Wed Apr 10, 2013 2:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107243
Views: 50229885

Re: 1190: "Time"

The south never agreed that 'you' as both singular and plural worked. - "You, go over there" > "just me or both of us?" - "I meant y'all go over there" > "oh, we can do that." Though I hear reports that "y'all" is now being used as both singular and...
by treadman
Wed Apr 10, 2013 1:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107243
Views: 50229885

Re: 1190: "Time"

Genderless pronoun contest? There already is a genderless pronoun: they, them, their. For example: If anyone really cares about a good, comfortable-sounding usage of a genderless pronoun, one that is already in use by the general (non-grammar-Nazi types) public, they should use "they", ra...
by treadman
Wed Apr 10, 2013 1:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107243
Views: 50229885

Re: 1190: "Time"

Genderless pronoun contest? There already is a genderless pronoun: they, them, their. For example: If anyone really cares about a good, comfortable-sounding usage of a genderless pronoun, one that is already in use by the general (non-grammar-Nazi types) public, they should use "they", ra...
by treadman
Wed Apr 10, 2013 1:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107243
Views: 50229885

Re: 1190: "Time"

Genderless pronoun contest? There already is a genderless pronoun: they, them, their. For example: If anyone really cares about a good, comfortable-sounding usage of a genderless pronoun, one that is already in use by the general (non-grammar-Nazi types) public, they should use "they", rat...
by treadman
Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107243
Views: 50229885

Re: 1190: "Time"

Mr Moriaty wrote:Dit be licht razend. Google Translate maakt de overstap naar nederlandse gemakkelijker wel.

Alle lof voor de Time obers!



Zijn we allemaal zeker te schakelen naar het Nederlands, dan?
by treadman
Thu Mar 28, 2013 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107243
Views: 50229885

Re: 1190: "Time"

Perhaps it is a metaphor for a relationship: At first they are sitting together. Not doing much. Just getting familiar with each other. They start building a life together. It's nothing special but they like it. But he leaves her. "Later" "Bye" She continues to build. He returns....

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