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by descor
Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hmm...what other big (not bag) theories do we have left that Randall might use against us in the Future? I don't think he's taunted the believers that the comic is mirroring and commenting on the thread nearly enough. Well, the next obvious step would be to have them start talking about the bags. A...
by descor
Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:And indeed, it was just a loopist tease. :)

So which sect will Lord Randall deem worthy to be trolled next?
by descor
Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

treadman wrote:Let me add to this relative awfulness with:

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Baggage
The Bag at the End of the Universe
Bags, the Universe and Everything
So Long and Thanks for All the Bags
Mostly Bagless

You forgot 'And Another Bag'
by descor
Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

NoMouse wrote:Anyway...

Image
I'll be bag.

Win.
by descor
Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

A Good Day to Bag Hard
by descor
Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Bag Trek Into Darkness

Seems fitting.
by descor
Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Bags
by descor
Tue Apr 30, 2013 7:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Valarya wrote:Blitzgirl comic #2 request:

OTC/OTT version of http://xkcd.com/1052/

So seconded. With bells on.
by descor
Tue Apr 30, 2013 7:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

UHOHONG http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/a329b7d8abdc578e655785c4ffa755c058789f5a30c0df07cef9e6ee5ea2ab0a.png Edited to add newpix 10 from the Beginning: http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/49b69c39cdd429cdf367e215a878f536dc566862ae00b91814adfbd264753d89.png I'm still not a loopist but oh Randall I'm ...
by descor
Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I just ran a little script to compare the newpix that I downloaded as they appear, with the newpix that are now on the server. We already know about frame 20, where Cueball's disconnected head was redrawn: http://www.mscha.org/tmp/xkcd/retro/delta/xkcd_time_20130325_1330.png Frames 38 through 4...
by descor
Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Just realized an interesting thing about my chart -- the user searches are not exact -- they are looking at any part of the username. This means you can do weird stuff like: http://xkcd-time.kieryn.com/Default/UserPostsByDay?users=a,b,c,d,e,f,g,h,i,j,k,l,m,n,o,p,q,r,s,t,u,v,w,x,y,z Is this good or ...
by descor
Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

<snip> This is too funny. And, that explains all the "off-topic" posts. People have been posting Helter-Skelter. I think this may be the first Helter-Skelter posted: http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-SzQ6JBmfCuA/Tgp4czymMFI/AAAAAAAAAY8/ZT88OzOWkaw/s1600/helter-skelter.jpg
by descor
Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

buffygirl wrote:caught up and now I have to leave.

At least grab a quick slice of cake on your way out!
by descor
Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Is it a different black now than it was before the fading? Yes. Before the fading, the black was #000000 In this new post-fading era, the black is now #000000 At first those may appear to be the same, but look closely: the zeroes have been rearranged into a different order! Good spot! How did none ...
by descor
Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Jeez! Timewaiters are writing quicker than I can read! :shock: Anyway I want more party to celebrate the post whitening wait, the arrival of Blitzgirl and thats everything is great in general! Cakes and cockies are nice but I want Champagne! <snip> Ooh, I just got a bottle of that! *pops the cork* ...
by descor
Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I offer bacon! All right, now we have both coffee and bacon! Now for the...uh...um. Let's stick with the coffee and bacon. And maybe some ice would also be okay. Well, I won't provide that... um, other thing.. but how about some Ice-Babby ?* *And I deeeeeeply apologize for this... :oops: At least i...
by descor
Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

<snip> I agree. Though you have "era" instead of "eon" in the picture. I assume that's a mistake. We should consider shifting it all down to include epoch, age or both, we do not know how long the OTC will continue. We might need a higher taxonomy. Indeed, a mistake. Geological ...
by descor
Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

<snip> Firstly, and most importantly, WELCOME BLITZGIRL!! Did I miss the party? <snip> Nope! The party lives on! And thank you!! Oooh, in that case: where's the food? (and is it a free bar?) I brought the sausages: http://image1.masterfile.com/em_w/03/19/76/824-03197696w.jpg
by descor
Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

StratPlayer wrote:life1

1 An Outsider term for the span of a human's existence when it is spent not involved in the One True Thread of the One True Comic.

Who would want a life??
by descor
Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

*gasp* *gasp* OH ... MY .... LORD .... RANDALL .... *deep breaths* Firstly, and most importantly, WELCOME BLITZGIRL!! Did I miss the party? I've been at work Outside stuff for about 10 TimeFrames I come back and Time is still alive. I am so happy. My thoughts on a couple of things: <snip> I think we...
by descor
Sun Apr 28, 2013 11:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

AK49BWL wrote:What, no GONG?
Spoiler:
Image

0x8B, I think...

Well, I'ma coma. Hope there's still some OTC in the morning. Night all y'all.
by descor
Sun Apr 28, 2013 9:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

fhorn wrote:I don't think we need to say our goodbyes yet.... I think we can Wait for it.

I'm not saying goodbye until the bitter end and I know that the comic won't loop or fade back in or any other possible ending.
by descor
Sun Apr 28, 2013 8:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

O n o n e h a n d , I w i s h t h e T i m e w o n ' t e n d . B u t o n t h e o t h e r h a n d , t h e T i m e i s c o n s u m i n g s o m u c h o f m y O u t s i d e t i m e , t h a t i t w o u l d b e g o o d f o r m y O u t s i d e m e . Y e a h , I h a v e n o w t w o p e r s o n a l i t i e s...
by descor
Sun Apr 28, 2013 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

O n o n e h a n d , I w i s h t h e T i m e w o n ' t e n d . B u t o n t h e o t h e r h a n d , t h e T i m e i s c o n s u m i n g s o m u c h o f m y O u t s i d e t i m e , t h a t i t w o u l d b e g o o d f o r m y O u t s i d e m e . Y e a h , I h a v e n o w t w o p e r s o n a l i t i e s...
by descor
Sun Apr 28, 2013 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Still on track for around frame 962/963. Are you using chrome values? Because it is not at 50% yet. Nuh-uh. I'm downloading the original png from the hash, opening in Photoshop and making sure not to apply any color management (and its gamma set to 1.0 — linear). Seems other image edito...
by descor
Sun Apr 28, 2013 7:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Now we can wait for her third coming! :D So is she our Messiah? Two comings should be enough for that no? I know one Messiah who didn't bother to come a third time. Um, seriously? coming? Have we forgotten the ... erm .... name thingy ... you know, mort and stuff..... :oops: We said we would never ...
by descor
Sun Apr 28, 2013 7:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Shit! LaPetite is back!!

Spoiler:
My 100th post and I've already said 'shit', I guess I don't need to say 'penis' now ...
by descor
Sun Apr 28, 2013 5:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Tass wrote:
cmyk wrote:Still on track for around frame 962/963.
Spoiler:
Image


Are you using chrome values? Because it is not at 50% yet.

I make it 38%?

ETA: oooh, my 99th post! I'd better make my next one a good'un!
by descor
Sun Apr 28, 2013 5:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

#5b5b5b to #616161, thats +6

It's speeding up all the time.
by descor
Sun Apr 28, 2013 1:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

HOWMANYMOREONGSARETHEREONG
Image
by descor
Sun Apr 28, 2013 12:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

RobIrr wrote:I don't look directly at the comic itself; that'd be a spoiler! I prefer reading the commentary on the way to it :D

Me too!! Glad I'm not the only one.
by descor
Sun Apr 28, 2013 11:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Tatiana wrote:Suggestions for things to do with our lives now that the OTC is fading away:
<snip>
Anyone have any more ideas?

I'll be damned if I'm going to stop posting here just because there's no Time. I'm a Timewaiter. I'll wait for Time to begin again in the next universe if I have to ...
by descor
Sun Apr 28, 2013 12:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: "Time": may the thread live forever

vvn wrote:
descor wrote:Besides being impossible to isolate a quark and all that; if you wanted a single quark I'm guessing you'd at least need your own LHC at the piffling cost of $9billion.

They are much cheaper in the bulk assorted mix.

Quarks or LHCs?
by descor
Sat Apr 27, 2013 11:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Yes! I did it! I did it! I've read 214 pages of the thread! This means I started at 0% and I'm now at 50%, which is the crucial point at which I realize that, yeah, I can read it all! Eventually. <snip> Yup. I'm measuring my progress wrong, and having managed to reach 50% of the thread doesn't actu...
by descor
Sat Apr 27, 2013 11:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:DAYLONGGGGGGGG...
Spoiler:
Image


-- posted by newpixbot

Still 0x19
by descor
Sat Apr 27, 2013 9:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

mathrec wrote:Count me among those who have not died. I'm still here, for there is still Time.

Do we need to take a register1?

1Am I right in thinking this is called a roll call in the US?
by descor
Sat Apr 27, 2013 5:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I don't see any shade or variation in the color. I say lighting is out. Actually, it went to #111111! I think Montov means that the grey is totally uniform. If the lighting was changing a la a sunset then you would expect to see some variation in the colour of the semencoffeecancerbabyicesand. Not ...
by descor
Sat Apr 27, 2013 5:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

slinches wrote:
Montov wrote:
I don't see any shade or variation in the color. I say lighting is out.


Actually, it went to #111111!

I think Montov means that the grey is totally uniform. If the lighting was changing a la a sunset then you would expect to see some variation in the colour of the semencoffeecancerbabyicesand.
by descor
Sat Apr 27, 2013 4:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: "Time": may the thread live forever

1190 Forever! I think we have another possible t-shirt slogan, Just checked in to say, thanks for the hat, buffygirl. Now my head is warm. (Though I'm not 100% sure what the thing I'm holding is. A keyboard?) I think you're selling snacks. (Perhaps to buy that third quark?) nod nods. That brings up...
by descor
Sat Apr 27, 2013 4:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

It has jumped from RGB(14,14,14) to RGB(16,16,16) or HEX #101010. My prediction has also jumped from 1027 to 1012. Edit: Also part of the castle is falling down into water. So, if Randall is going for a whitout finish, I expect it will acellerate and time will end at frame 1000. Outsider heresy: Wh...

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