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by Montov
Fri Jun 21, 2013 2:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I don't think a hug comes next. I predict Megan simply says, "neat". Then they discuss whether to continue or to turn around. I think we know what Megan's opinion will be, but I will be interested in Cue's take. Megan will acknowledge Cueball's action of pushing her away, thereby putting ...
by Montov
Fri Jun 21, 2013 8:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Whoa, major development. I noticed more newpages htan normal post-coma, so I knew something was about to happen (or actually, already happened). Nice teamwork of Megball defending against the Catpy.
by Montov
Thu Jun 20, 2013 8:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

It's probably one of those adorable cocktail flags. Maybe a Madagascar flag.
by Montov
Thu Jun 20, 2013 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:I thought so - there's something 3 off frame that we can't see!

And add another "Oh" to our total...


If we could see it, it wouldn't be off frame.

And pre-congratulations with your 1k posts.
by Montov
Tue Jun 18, 2013 3:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

The poison has dissolved her tong and now she can't speak anymore. ;(
by Montov
Sun Jun 16, 2013 2:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

How long does it take before they announce the beesnake is their pet?
by Montov
Sun Jun 16, 2013 6:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107362
Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

Most text in a single frame?
by Montov
Sat Jun 15, 2013 1:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ggh wrote:"Yup", and not "Yeah" - exciting!


Yup is more of a passive aggressive Yeah. As in, don't patronize me with "you ok?".

Edit, rumor has it when you're explaining something as the first poster of the page, you're not the Pope, but the Oracle.
by Montov
Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

thirds wrote:I think they're going to have a hard time getting up those slopes


No worries, it's a slippery slope. As long as the first step goes right, there is no stopping them.
by Montov
Fri Jun 14, 2013 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107362
Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

Why would anyone punch a plant?
by Montov
Wed Jun 12, 2013 5:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

TimeLurker wrote:Additional prediction (I'm pope, so I can do that): Cuegan will know exactly what our new Molpy is and call it by species.
Megan:"Oh neat, it's a hedgehog."


Cueball: "Yeah."
by Montov
Sat Jun 08, 2013 5:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hmm: http://www.madagascarhotels-direct.com/activity/live-the-legend-of-the-2-waterfalls-on-mountain-andringitra The locals believe that swimming in the waters will help infertile couples conceive, so careful! The 2 waterfalls tumble dramatically over 250m and are quite a remarkable sight! The hike ...
by Montov
Sat Jun 08, 2013 4:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

So, anybody figured out if this kind of waterfall is near a baobab on Madagascar?
by Montov
Sat Jun 08, 2013 2:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:The next ONG:
Image
(Click for full-size.)

Edit: not sure how the GLR will have drawn this. The water is black, the rocks are black, might be hard to see anything.


Awesome! Love those colored images..
by Montov
Wed Jun 05, 2013 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Earthling on Mars wrote:What is this thing on the right?

1864_what.png


A tree. Oh, you mean the red circle? That's a red circle.
by Montov
Tue Jun 04, 2013 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

This is a new CHIRP , apparently a bit louder than the previous one. Hmm, I wonder that that white thingie is, just right of the rightmost tree... It's pretty rare for an object in the background of an OTC frame to be anything but black. ETA: http://xkcd.mscha.org/tmp/thingie.png And what about tha...
by Montov
Mon Jun 03, 2013 4:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

FullOfIt wrote:I don't mind a little rust, so on to the bandwagon for me too:
SnakeP.png


Welcome aboard. Much appreciated, and when this forum is studied by archaeologists, this will be another fine exhibit in the collection.
by Montov
Sun Jun 02, 2013 2:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Eliram wrote:I think it's about time that they stop to look back at the view. The sea and river should be very nicely displayed from their current height.


Agree. And I hope it will be a colorful scene like mscha sometimes posts.
by Montov
Sat Jun 01, 2013 5:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

New ONG, new scene http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/877b71659833f511112ad6f240f35001258495cd728ab738fa3f531e02da2c27.png This new scene seems a bit anticlimactic after the last one with ledge climing and sneaky molpy-snakes. Not much opportunity for excitement here unless a mole-molpy or giant-trap...
by Montov
Sat Jun 01, 2013 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

2 options; Either we will see bigger obstacles (hills), or this comic is ending. Usually when Megball leaves the frame, something changes in the scenery.
by Montov
Sat Jun 01, 2013 9:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

"No snakes". So that rules out Africa as the region they are now at. How did they leave that continent so fast? She meant she couldn't see any snakes at that particular bit of ledge. It doesn't mean there are no snakes in the area. Corinne: I'd have been there... You don't know how fast t...
by Montov
Sat Jun 01, 2013 9:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107362
Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

"No snakes". So that rules out Africa as the region they are now at. How did they leave that continent so fast?
by Montov
Fri May 31, 2013 8:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

And more importantly, how kind was it?
by Montov
Sun May 26, 2013 5:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

Does a stick figure has meat on its bones? Does a molpy consists of meat in a world of stick figures? Would there be vegetarians, or is it completely not relevant in a stick figure universe?
by Montov
Sun May 26, 2013 11:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow, most zoomed in frame since the early sandcastle era?
by Montov
Sat May 25, 2013 7:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Captain foresight: Megan is going to say "Yeah."

Remarkable how much action we are getting with this comic. Difficult to remember the names of all the characters though.
by Montov
Sat May 25, 2013 5:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

Great dilemma coming up: spend time to build a raft and cross the river, or go into the mountains and play golf.
by Montov
Wed May 22, 2013 7:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107362
Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

Rule110 wrote:Eschery Peschery
It's not a poster-tree
Bent horizontally.
Just its bad luck
Losing by tragedy
Half of its canopy
Thermoelectrically
When lightning1 struck.

Here's what it should look like:
fixedbaobab.png

1or Dracomax's chainsaw


Brilliant picture! :D

On topic: why is 7 angry at 6?
by Montov
Tue May 21, 2013 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107362
Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

tenofzero wrote:
Montov wrote:
thirds wrote:If this was supposed to be a hint of where they are, it was not at all subtle.


I agree, almost 2 months of an hourly updating comic, and already we get a clue of where they are? This is too fast.


Could it be British Columbia, Canada (in the summer?)


Does Canada has sandcastles?
by Montov
Tue May 21, 2013 7:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

thirds wrote:If this was supposed to be a hint of where they are, it was not at all subtle.


I agree, almost 2 months of an hourly updating comic, and already we get a clue of where they are? This is too fast.
by Montov
Tue May 21, 2013 6:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

By the way, I'm a highly experienced botanist, just by reading the next website for 5 minutes: http://www.feedipedia.org/node/525 Some highlights: Baobab shed its leaves during 6 months at the beginning of the dry season and new leaves appear after flowering. [...] The baobab is mainly used for food...
by Montov
Tue May 21, 2013 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow, height of about 9 & 10 cueball. How high was the sand castle? Also, I hope they climb in the tree for an overview, and my dream is Randall will draw a full color map of the place. You'll need to eat some of the berries to see it in color. I don't think any of the comics have had color in t...
by Montov
Tue May 21, 2013 6:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107362
Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow, height of about 9 & 10 cueball. How high was the sand castle?

Also, I hope they climb in the tree for an overview, and my dream is Randall will draw a full color map of the place.
by Montov
Mon May 20, 2013 11:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

Can we rename 666 as the number of the Molpy?
by Montov
Mon May 20, 2013 11:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:

Image

Edit: no, I'm not gonna build this. (But knowing the OTT, someone might...)


Only thing missing from your post is a tvtropes link.
by Montov
Thu May 16, 2013 6:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

GettONG up... http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/c6d1f7a159d4126cde6ade7127f9160d55044982de9bd430b7b0bee1368318c9.png I gotta bad feelin' about this. Something will not be right with the river. I think the river is dry. It will add to the confusion of the characters in the comic, which we have named ...
by Montov
Tue May 14, 2013 8:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

It's the tree of knowledge. I bet we will be seeing a talking snake soon.
by Montov
Tue May 14, 2013 6:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107362
Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

The comic is going downhill from here.
by Montov
Sun May 12, 2013 7:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

How can we deduce speed, if we don't know the size or distance of the .. pixels.
We can measure it in arcseconds. Or arcmicronewpix.
by Montov
Sun May 12, 2013 6:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 51823142

Re: 1190: "Time"

buffygirl wrote:I can't believe you people. It's a raptor, sillies! :roll:


Raptors and birds share a common ancestor. So it is just a matter of figuring out in which time period this comic is set in.

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