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by descor
Tue May 07, 2013 4:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

VEGETATION-ONG
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Who called it?
by descor
Tue May 07, 2013 8:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Red Hal wrote:And now we know he is left-handed.

Weird, I saw that as right handed!

Is this one of those optical illusions where you see what you expect to see?
by descor
Mon May 06, 2013 11:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:
Latent22 wrote:Hey guys I have a question for you. What would you call a unit of time equal to 24 newpix? This would be half an outside day for the first 240 newpix and then one outside day after that?

Ikositesseranewpix?

A xivnewpix? Or a xivnp?
by descor
Mon May 06, 2013 11:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

AMIRIGHTORWR ONG http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/db20c35d3c4af7de67659d16dc65660162c172af2d580b0a1fe10512eb7e2ab5.png So, will the next few newpix be following Cueball's journey upstream from behind again or will we get another camera switch? Any of our prophets care to weigh in? I'm going...
by descor
Mon May 06, 2013 11:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

AMIRIGHTORWR ONG http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/db20c35d3c4af7de67659d16dc65660162c172af2d580b0a1fe10512eb7e2ab5.png So, will the next few newpix be following Cueball's journey upstream from behind again or will we get another camera switch? Any of our prophets care to weigh in? I'm going to gues...
by descor
Mon May 06, 2013 11:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

AMIRIGHTORWR ONG http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/db20c35d3c4af7de67659d16dc65660162c172af2d580b0a1fe10512eb7e2ab5.png So, will the next few newpix be following Cueball's journey upstream from behind again or will we get another camera switch? Any of our prophets care to weigh in?
by descor
Mon May 06, 2013 9:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

I also kinda wondered if there could be a place specifically for collecting major blitzes (forgive me if this already exists), like a "gospels" section on the wiki. Then, someone new, or rejoining after an absence, could peruse the Gospel According to the OTBG, or the Gospel According to ...
by descor
Mon May 06, 2013 8:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

So many popes/momes/motes, knights and cardinals, but we don't have any archdeacons yet. Can I be the Archdeacon of Buttermongery? Yes, but what of the monopoly? What if I wish to sell butter? It can only be done... wait for it....... THROUGH HER :shock: This is the only condition set on commerce t...
by descor
Mon May 06, 2013 8:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

<snip> Oh it was about 3 years ago, when I realized that I was far to intelligent to be a mere human... Wait, you weren't talking to me? Well now this is awkward. I would have thought someone with superhuman intelligence would be able to use two/too/to? :twisted: Valid grammatical constructs aren't...
by descor
Mon May 06, 2013 8:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

ChronosDragon wrote:<snip>
Oh it was about 3 years ago, when I realized that I was far to intelligent to be a mere human...
Wait, you weren't talking to me? Well now this is awkward.

I would have thought someone with superhuman intelligence would be able to use two/too/to? :twisted:
by descor
Mon May 06, 2013 4:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

Thanks for bringing the discussion up because I would have never assumed he was coma-talking and that she poked him awake! To discover/read this whilst listening to this weirdness someone sent me made it even more startling and perfect¹. Five minutes in it starts to sound like waves on a shore. ¹: ...
by descor
Mon May 06, 2013 4:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

I go away for a couple of TimeFrames and people start grumping over Blitzers (again), ONGs and being ninja'd.

Come'on guys, lets not get all moody. Here is something to cheer you all up:
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by descor
Mon May 06, 2013 2:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

so...has anyone figured out yet at what point the number of people blitzposting will outnumber the number of people currentposting? My guess, based entirely on a refusal to collect the easily findable data, is that in about 150 Timeframes, the then-current newpage will be composed entirely of peopl...
by descor
Mon May 06, 2013 2:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow, I sure am glad I checked the OTT TWICE this weekend, otherwise I would have a lot of catching up to do. You guys are just riddled with tangents. I like the idea of riddles with tangents. <snip> AHAHAHAHAHA, shamefully it took me until the second one to figure out what you were doing! Then I st...
by descor
Mon May 06, 2013 1:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

Now... Epigones I tend to skip. Well, I see your point, and I definitely agree that "Oooh, me too! " is never a great idea for a post or an action. BlitzGirling is not done as a "me too" activity. It is done for deep personal enrichment. [...] I'd be happy if one priorizes the r...
by descor
Mon May 06, 2013 1:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

With puns, you either get it or you don't. They're kinda like the venereal disease of humor... Is there still people talking about the actual topic of the OTT, the OTC? Reading the last posts, it gives me the impression that what happens here is more important than what happens in the OTC... :lol: ...
by descor
Mon May 06, 2013 12:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ugh, the Timeline movie butchered the book. I feel the need to bring this up whenever someone mentions that film. Agreed; but taken for itself the movie was better than a lot of the so-called science fiction that Hollywood produces. What, you mean like THIS??? Nothing is worse than this . And I mea...
by descor
Mon May 06, 2013 12:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

Also just an update - I've twerked it a bit, the main thing being that I've multitracked more vocals in the final chorus to give it a choir-y effect. Old link still works, just follow it again ;) Well played. Indeed. I would give you another gold star but I'm running out! You'll have to settle for ...
by descor
Mon May 06, 2013 11:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

1 But we wouldn't complain about "Wait For It" t-shirts either. With an embedded e-ink screen, and an internet connection (or Bluetooth to your phone), so it can download and show the newpix every newpix. I'd buy that ... probably at any cost. I thought that was the it we were waiting for...
by descor
Mon May 06, 2013 11:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

Alrighty then! Here's what I've cooked up... a version with my not-so-great singing for demonstrative purposes. I whapped out my ukulele for this one! Fun. Great stuff. But I can see the potential for how discussion of the "a" in "castles" should be pronounced. Oop north indeed!...
by descor
Mon May 06, 2013 10:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

<snip> Edit: oh. The instrumental I have is longer than the original. Anyone wanna write a fourth verse? :D Or it could just keep going "boom de yada" for a slightly awkwardly long amount of time... I could do you a custom instrumental track if you want :) (I'm a musician/composer/produce...
by descor
Sun May 05, 2013 11:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

fatness wrote:
descor wrote:Am I to undersand that these puns are humourous?

Careful...you'll be docked.

It's a boat time somebody warned me about that!
by descor
Sun May 05, 2013 11:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh no - Slashdot. Brace yourselves, fellow Knights! The River is small! So is Randall's bandwidth, at least when compared to slashdot's daily traffic, which is very, very big, and does what it wants. I sea what you did there. Water we doing now? Sea puns? Yep, sea pun sand references to sea-related...
by descor
Sun May 05, 2013 11:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:
HAL9000 wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:Oh no - Slashdot. Brace yourselves, fellow Knights! The River is small!

So is Randall's bandwidth, at least when compared to slashdot's daily traffic, which is very, very big, and does what it wants.

I sea what you did there.

Water we doing now? Sea puns?
by descor
Sun May 05, 2013 11:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

Yikes, I go offline for TWO newpix and the OTT once more fills with Chaos. Breathe, everyone! We don't know what is going to happen, and therefore must Wait for it. (I seem to not be an -ist of any kind, according to descor's flowchart. -Isms, in my opinion, are not good. A person should not believ...
by descor
Sun May 05, 2013 10:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

With thanks to MostCynical: here is an updated flowchart which may be slightly less heretical! (Also it has a 'Start' now, which was bugging me!)
End of the OTC3.png
(Click to enlarge)
by descor
Sun May 05, 2013 10:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:RONGGGGGGGG...
Spoiler:
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-- posted by newpixbot

Thank the Lord Randall for newpixbot. I can coma now in peace.
by descor
Sun May 05, 2013 10:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:(FWIW, newpixbot's grabber also hasn't got the new frame yet.)

The most scary thing I've heard this evening. :cry:

EDIT: 22:12 UTC and no newpix
EDIT2: All the Other Comics are loading fine, it's just the OTC which is glitching. (22:15 UTC and no newpix)
by descor
Sun May 05, 2013 10:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

dreiarmumig wrote:Edit: And again, the comic won't load. :|

:shock: Twice on the bounce. I may have to go and coma at this rate.
by descor
Sun May 05, 2013 9:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

This may help. (Click for large version) End of the OTC2.png Hahaha, this is awesome! Glad you like it - I tried to think of all eventualities but knowing this thread I've barely scratched the surface! I too think it's awesome... but my problem is that for all of the questions, my answer is: I don'...
by descor
Sun May 05, 2013 9:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

The comic won't load and nobody has suggested that this is the end of Time yet? I am disappoint. Is this another sect? Serverfailurites? DDoSists? Maybe a splinter group of some other sect, I've kind of lost track of the existing ones. This may help. (Click for large version) End of the OTC2.png Ha...
by descor
Sun May 05, 2013 9:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

dreiarmumig wrote:
descor wrote:
dreiarmumig wrote:The comic won't load and nobody has suggested that this is the end of Time yet? I am disappoint.

Is this another sect? Serverfailurites? DDoSists?

Maybe a splinter group of some other sect, I've kind of lost track of the existing ones.

This may help. (Click for large version)
End of the OTC2.png
by descor
Sun May 05, 2013 8:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

dreiarmumig wrote:The comic won't load and nobody has suggested that this is the end of Time yet? I am disappoint.

Is this another sect? Serverfailurites? DDoSists?
by descor
Sun May 05, 2013 8:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

I won't repeat the link here, otherwise all y'all will start F5-ing that one as well. ;) Very good idea, if we all start F5-in on the same IP, we'll just be subverting the CDN and DDoS it even faster. I like to think that right now a massive klaxon is blaring and red lights are flashing while Randa...
by descor
Sun May 05, 2013 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

Where does newpixbot get his filenames and images? It's still not resolving properly on the comic site. phew, and i thought i was the only one - i still can't get the current picture, and i've F5-ed the site more often than i can count in the last 15 minutes. Maybe it started with a temporary blip ...
by descor
Sun May 05, 2013 8:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:
katakombe wrote:noONGyet?

No, and yours isn't one either. (Oldpix.)
You have 1½ minute to fix it, before newpixbot takes over.

Is the comic being laggy for anyone else?
by descor
Sun May 05, 2013 8:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

Sciscitor wrote:So... now I've played around a bit with my new dataset and thus created a very simplified graph visualization of this thread

Woah! That's awesome! Is there a way to see who is centre of the OTC universe?
by descor
Sun May 05, 2013 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

To cross here, they're going to need a bigger trebuchet. Or one of these? http://assets.sbnation.com/assets/902568/kirk_ferentz_human_cannonball.JPG It's the official church cannon! I thought the official canon was the Book of Aubron? :mrgreen: The church cannon was something that was frequ...
by descor
Sun May 05, 2013 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

To cross here, they're going to need a bigger trebuchet. Or one of these? http://assets.sbnation.com/assets/902568/kirk_ferentz_human_cannonball.JPG It's the official church cannon! I thought the official canon was the Book of Aubron? :mrgreen: The church cannon was something that was frequently di...
by descor
Sun May 05, 2013 7:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107234
Views: 50096806

Re: 1190: "Time"

HAL9000 wrote:
descor wrote:
Rule110 wrote:To cross here, they're going to need a bigger trebuchet.

Or one of these?
Spoiler:
Image

It's the official church cannon!

I thought the official canon was the Book of Aubron? :mrgreen:

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