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by Montov
Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/6443fd9e18d6515e4fd4a88670fca830c1bc331a41a2ae4cd2bf1be0382784eb.png So, over the last few frames, the water level is now above the lowest point behind the little sandbar Mean created, so can we safely assume she made it long enough to go across the whole beach? May...
by Montov
Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I assume the river is at the left. And we've seen the sea rise at the right. I don't know how or why the river should reach the sea. Megan is giving an explanation for why the river is not here yet, by stating that the river is small. So some effect is not happening for the river because of size. Th...
by Montov
Thu Apr 11, 2013 6:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

If The Great Randall did, indeed, foresee the formation of the Timewatcher religion as a result of this slow movie, I'd guess that this particular Far Side comic was in the back of his mind... or maybe the fore of his mind? But does Randall foresee that we will crucify his only son? We don't know y...
by Montov
Thu Apr 11, 2013 5:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Shepherdess wrote:Ack. I've been sick for two days and missed everything in that time. Thank goodness for Aubronwood. Now to catch up on the speculation I've missed.

:shock: Last time I was on this thread, it was in the 260s.


Those were the Dark Ages. Named after the color of the pixels of the comic.
by Montov
Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

StratPlayer wrote:
Montov wrote:Mega is going to junp on the sandcastle at the right. She needs to miss the flag though...


Dude, this must be a power question, 'cause I'm all, like, "Mega?? What???"


My n is a bit shy.

Would be cool if this comic involved something with a megawatt.
by Montov
Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Mega is going to junp on the sandcastle at the right. She needs to miss the flag though...
by Montov
Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ChronosDragon wrote:3 blank frames in a row


Blank frames? Don't you see the dancing gorilla in there?
by Montov
Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Flotter wrote:Image

...and they're gone.


Just getting more hardware!
by Montov
Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

We're going to see some pole dancing by Megan. Or Cueball is performing his routine on the horizontal bar. Either way it would be damn sexy.
by Montov
Mon Apr 08, 2013 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

htom wrote:The ladder is too short?


Not if you want to reach the end of the pole with your hands.
by Montov
Mon Apr 08, 2013 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Mega is bringing the Roman numeral 2 (or something ending on 2, like 3, 7, 8, 12, 13 or 2013). Possibly to decorate the castle.
by Montov
Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

KarMann wrote:Image
Added: Note that she's carrying something again that fills the corner to the right of her a bit, at a slant.


DONG?
by Montov
Sun Apr 07, 2013 6:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Speaking of, since we have a detailed image of the trebuchet, it seems like she gathered all the parts for a big version. I assume she's pulling in the base. http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/1f65cba4eac4007e627d910ac10e3b1da637fe32e658b1f6648cdc3f23e20bfb.png Mind = blown. I think you are correct. ...
by Montov
Sat Apr 06, 2013 7:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

udscbt wrote:Image
Interesting


Megan is gone, so I think this is the end. Bringing in the pole was the punchline. Only an Outsider would not get that hilarious and beautiful ending.
by Montov
Sat Apr 06, 2013 6:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ChronosDragon wrote:Dong/Bong/Gong

Image

What? Where'd the stick go?


In a pole hole.
by Montov
Sat Apr 06, 2013 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

elementropy wrote:Pole vault!


She is going to do some fierljeppen!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fierljeppen
by Montov
Sat Apr 06, 2013 1:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Let's speculate how this is a sign of the relationship of Randall, his career, coffee and/or the purpose of life. And how the first letters of all the frames with dialogues in them spell a very disturbing word. Lpaii. Such a disturbing word. It disturbed me so much, I rather not pronounce or write ...
by Montov
Sat Apr 06, 2013 1:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Carlington wrote:I think it's actually over. They're just walking out of frame now. They just said that they can't build it any higher. They're done.


Done with the sandcastle? Perhaps. Now they go fishing. We will be analyzing every pixel to see if they caught a fish, or if there is grass growing.
by Montov
Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ElWanderer wrote:Wonder if he's off to get a trebuchet, or check where the river is...


Because they cannot build anything larger, the Time of Destruction is upon us. He is getting the doomsday device. Smashing the sandcastles with a Maya Calender. Or an elephant. DOOMSDAY elephant.
by Montov
Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Let's speculate how this is a sign of the relationship of Randall, his career, coffee and/or the purpose of life. And how the first letters of all the frames with dialogues in them spell a very disturbing word.
by Montov
Fri Apr 05, 2013 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Megan is back. One arm is not visible, which I assume is holding the line of an elephant. It has to be an elephant. Why would you bring something else?
by Montov
Fri Apr 05, 2013 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm beginning to think we're going to find out this whole sand-castle-building story has been happening, not on a beach, but on a slowly sinking boat, and Megan and Cueball are merely passing time until their deaths. At the rate cueball builds he's passing time till our deaths. He's building in 10 ...
by Montov
Fri Apr 05, 2013 4:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

JTL wrote:I was surprised there wasn't an animated gif of the recursive castles, so with a little spare time at work I made this!
Damn, can't post images...

img844.imageshack.us/img844/9355/xkcd.gif


That is cool. And fast. Can you adjust the framerate to 0.0028 fps?
by Montov
Fri Apr 05, 2013 3:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/fd244d6975f04559c58c3abf0a978a86765c260406f992491c7c45be65bbd8ae.png Is he now working on the model of the model of the original sandcastle? He's poking at his miniature self! Luckily he is not inside John Malkovich's head. That would cause a fractal headache. I'm j...
by Montov
Fri Apr 05, 2013 3:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/fd244d6975f04559c58c3abf0a978a86765c260406f992491c7c45be65bbd8ae.png Is he now working on the model of the model of the original sandcastle? He's poking at his miniature self! Luckily he is not inside John Malkovich's head. That would cause a fractal headache.
by Montov
Tue Apr 02, 2013 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

It doesn't look like a statue (yet), as I previously thought. Maybe they're building a tomb of the unknown stickfigure. We already know that what is happening here is HUGE, but viewing it in a diagram is always better: http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=101106&start=280#p3315904 http...
by Montov
Sun Mar 31, 2013 10:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

I think the wyfman be building a statue to please the raptor overlords. SEMI STOP.
by Montov
Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:55 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

hwæt be she firing? That be-did prættig careless of her to beflame it so near to him. Trebuchets be not all that accurate. And the fact that he just stood there... Maybe they be firing tennis balls or something. Am I suddenly watching the History Channel? I ask, because you talk nonsense. Trebuchet...
by Montov
Fri Mar 29, 2013 5:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

I'm guessing it is going to hit the second flag from the right.
by Montov
Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

dangerous wrote:My prediction be the Kingdom woll be destroyed looking very much like the first frame and woll loop?
Entropy...


That is very clever. A continuous loop would be very logical as a way to keep the 'animation' visible forever without the need to create content for 100 years.
by Montov
Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

llameadrpc wrote:be the whole thing a coding metaphor?
Spoiler:
    Water = runtime
    Cueball and Megan = multithreaded compliler
    I have some in my mouth = runtime errors
    projectiles = testing.
    bridges = linker code


Only if they had a bunch of rocks.
by Montov
Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

There is no clarification yet on the yukky substance in Megan's mouth, but it is the same colour as the trebuchet. So is the trebuchet made of coffee? Coffee is black too.
by Montov
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

W-O-R-D. W-O-R-D. Working for me. Forum Zul-Gurub be great to lighten the mood for random common words and mask naughty words. When it affects legitimate conversation, it detracts from the forum. This be SUPPOSED to be a small sequence of programmed instructions about a specific comic and it be los...
by Montov
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

Tophe wrote:Cueball and Megan at Tanagra.
Cueball, when the walls fell.


LOL.
Picard should have build sandcastles.
by Montov
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Dashes are replaced as well!
Mods are getting cleverder each Things that are on my side for 700, Alex.
by Montov
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

Montov wrote:
Srt252 wrote:Is-this-a-new-period? Are-we-gonna-speculate-on-when/if-Megan-will-return-again?


Megan woll bed replace by a younger wyfman to attract more young viewers. This to satisfy the sponsors.
Or she woll be back to punish Cueball for his recurring destructions.


Add to legend: w-o-m-a-n = wyfman
by Montov
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

Srt252 wrote:Is-this-a-new-period? Are-we-gonna-speculate-on-when/if-Megan-will-return-again?


Megan will bed replace by a younger woman to attract more young viewers. This to satisfy the sponsors.
Or she will be back to punish Cueball for his recurring destructions.
by Montov
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Time flies when you're learning Esperanto today.

Very cruel to replace N-e-d-e-r-l-a-n-d-s with Limburgs (Dutch dialect).

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