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by Link
Fri Apr 15, 2016 7:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1667: "Algorithms"
Replies: 49
Views: 11414

Re: 1667: "Algorithms"

I can just about imagine the headlines: "Nebraskan church group accidentally solves boson sampling problem using Excel". And then a few hours later, "Alan Turing rises from dead, burns down Nebraskan church".
by Link
Mon Apr 11, 2016 7:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

1190: "Time": I THINK, THEREFORE I KETCHUP

Firefly. Honestly, I could discuss or describe it, but words just aren't adequate.

To steal ED's catchphrase, The RiverTam is Small!

TamNo power in the 'verse can stop her!
by Link
Thu Apr 07, 2016 12:52 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9944
Views: 1910686

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

CFT: something wasn't working as I expected. Turns out that instead of if i < 2, I'd written if 1 < 2. Image
by Link
Thu Apr 07, 2016 6:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28597
Views: 3350953

Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

That foam on the knees of your trousers is a new one, to me. I have had a lot of things. I've never had foam at my knees. Why? Why did you? What reacted in water? Salt from your body? Soap from the last laundry cycle? Your guess is good as mine. It wasn't a lot of foam or anything, but a bit of... ...
by Link
Thu Apr 07, 2016 5:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

1190: "Time": GAZEBO IS A CUTE GAZEBO

It's almost hard to believe that we're still getting new Revealers the Recent on a wiply basis three yips since the start of the OTC! (I say almost hard to believe, because it's not nearly the strangest thing about the OTT. ;) )

Really neat though (and a little prickly11). Welcome all!
by Link
Wed Apr 06, 2016 3:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28597
Views: 3350953

Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Twenty minute bike ride home from uni, and I'm completely waterlogged. My coat weighs twice as much as normal because it's full of water, my sweater's soaked, and foam formed on the knees of my trousers. Now I've been home for about half an hour, and the sunlight is so bright I can barely read my sc...
by Link
Tue Apr 05, 2016 5:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

1190: "Time": CH*RPING NEWPICES, HOW DO THEY WORK?

WTAC happened here‽
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RSIR:
Spoiler:
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by Link
Tue Apr 05, 2016 10:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

1190: "Time": OTTERIFICITY OR GTCO

:shock: :lol:
by Link
Tue Apr 05, 2016 10:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

1190: "Time": ONE DOES NOT SIMPLY KETCHUP INTO THE MOONBASE

OTTification has arrived: http://taixzo.com/sandgarden I don't really know how 1663 works, so I re-wrote it from scratch. It doesn't do the syncing-between-browsers thing yet, but it does save the state in localstorage, so if you refresh you won't lose everything! Squee! It got a bit saucy though (...
by Link
Mon Apr 04, 2016 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

1190: "Time": THIS IS YOUR MYSTERYONG ON MOLPHINS

It would be amusing if, umwel t-style, OTTers could only grow OTC stuff, and non-OTTers could only grow non-OTC stuff. Jose Baobabs, that would be awesomeful! I'm actually feeling a physical craving to start coding something like that right now. (I won't, though, because I have way too much going o...
by Link
Mon Apr 04, 2016 6:45 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Forum Migration
Replies: 412
Views: 950295

Re: Forum Migration

FaiD FleetingThoughts isn't loading at all at the moment. The Time thread, on the other hand, appears to be fine.
by Link
Mon Apr 04, 2016 5:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 673
Views: 154723

Re: 1663: "Garden"

Link wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:I'm trying a garden in Firefox, too, and so far it seems stable. But I just keep growing... rocks.

Yeah, it's still barren after quite a while. I'll
Spoiler:
a bit longer, but I'm starting to think it's broken on Firefox.
Oh hey, I got a turtle! Yay!
by Link
Mon Apr 04, 2016 4:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 673
Views: 154723

Re: 1663: "Garden"

BlitzGirl wrote:I'm trying a garden in Firefox, too, and so far it seems stable. But I just keep growing... rocks.

Yeah, it's still barren after quite a while. I'll
Spoiler:
a bit longer, but I'm starting to think it's broken on Firefox.
by Link
Mon Apr 04, 2016 5:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

1190: "Time": DIPS DON'T GROW ON TREES.

Gingercat wrote:ETA: Link, your Sigcouragement was with me for a long time. It was big, ginger-colored, and easy to spot from NP to NP. For that, you have my heartfelt thanks.
You're welcome. :)
by Link
Mon Apr 04, 2016 5:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

1190: "Time": NI NI NI RECKONING ICE CREAM

Baobabs! Congratulations, Gingercat!

For decree: at the moment, the main thing that makes me happy is that this wip isn't as steambottlishly busy as I'd thought it would be. Also, the OTT never fails to make me happy. :D
by Link
Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:35 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15115
Views: 2530947

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

If any nuke hits Chinese soil, I give the DPRK about 0.3 seconds before being wiped off the face of the Earth. But then, I'd imagine they're well aware of that themselves. My prediction: they're all fart and no poo. 'Course, it might be a good idea to stock up on popcorn, just in case it does go tit...
by Link
Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

Re: 1190: "Time": NEWPIXT _ALL_ THE LIZARDS

The Golden Record was sent out in the 1970's. If we sent out another message to our interstellar cousins; What sort of message would you recommend we send? "Wait for it." And then send them all of Time at the appropriate rate. ;) More seriously, I think the aliens in the novel Contact too...
by Link
Thu Mar 31, 2016 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

1190: "Time": NEWPIXT _ALL_ THE LIZARDS

Thanks, addams ! :D It is indeed amazing to be able to write a few lines of code, and have an organised sand spit out the results to a lifetime of calculations. But it's even more amazing when the output matches the things you can calculate by hand, and it's verified by experiments! And to think tha...
by Link
Thu Mar 31, 2016 8:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

1190: "Time": HAST SEEN THE SEAISH WHALPY?

From a physicist's point of view, I can say statistics is indeed awesomeful. Really simple statistical principles P give rise to phenomena like phase transitions. Then you use the renormalisation group to look for sets of parameters that are invariant under rescaling, and suddenly you see these real...
by Link
Tue Mar 29, 2016 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Offline installers are rarer now
Replies: 32
Views: 16686

Re: Offline installers are rarer now

Pet peeve: please don't conflate gratis with free . Adobe's PDF reader may not cost money, but it's decidedly not free. I mention this because I'm part of a fairly large crowd of people who'd prefer to use a slightly inferior product (in terms of features) that's free as in speech to a superior one ...
by Link
Sun Mar 27, 2016 11:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

Re: time90 "Eleven"

Eternal Density wrote:ETA I don't get what folks are talking about. The thread index says 1190: "Time" still.
The board index/"home page" (not the thread index) shows the title of the last post, not of the last thread.
by Link
Sun Mar 27, 2016 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

Re: 1190: "Time": _NEWPIXT HARD 2: NEWPIXT HARDER_

I've updated the automomeify user script to do this. Could you copy that to your site so everymolpy can get an automatic update? Good idea, though I'll have to edit mine. At one point your AUTOMOME server started doubling letters randomly and for no apparent reason, so I switched it to using my own...
by Link
Sun Mar 27, 2016 11:50 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Forum Migration
Replies: 412
Views: 950295

Re: Forum Migration

I'm afraid I'm one of the main reasons people retitle their posts in the Time thread: I've written a user script that does so automatically. I've adjusted said user script to prepend 1990: "Time": to the title, but it may take a while before everyone updates the script (I think most people...
by Link
Sun Mar 27, 2016 10:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

1190: "Time": _NEWPIXT HARD 2: NEWPIXT HARDER_

The fact that the forum index shows the subject of the latest post in each forum, rather than the title of the thread the post was posted in, is a feature of the new forum software and arguably a problem. It has been reported in the migration thread . I'd recommend that, until we find out otherwise...
by Link
Sat Mar 26, 2016 7:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Offline installers are rarer now
Replies: 32
Views: 16686

Re: Offline installers are rarer now

App stores are about as close to repos as commercial platforms can get. Even in Linuxes, there are exactly two kinds of repos for any given platform - the OS distributor's, and individual repositories for individual pieces of software. A third-party repo or store meant to offer a variety of softwar...
by Link
Fri Mar 25, 2016 9:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

_SANDISHNESS 2: ELECTRIC BAGALOO_

Steakish! Thanks!
by Link
Fri Mar 25, 2016 9:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

Re: 1190: "Time"

Molpish Tim(e)iversary, Everymolpy!! Wow, and an amazing *nd to the MysteryONGs! Bravo!! Will the author be revealed now, I wonder? And explain some of the mysteries along the way? It was an amazing series. But I'm still sad about ShortBean. :( http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=48...
by Link
Thu Mar 24, 2016 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

YAPPOCISION IS OTTISH. 7 OTTERS IN A BAR? NOT SO MUCH.

HES wrote:The earth's tilt is different and time is progressing super fast?

ETA: *dons hat* ...ahh, much better.
Looks like it. Just look at the speed at which vegetation appears to be growing on the dam!
by Link
Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Forum Migration
Replies: 412
Views: 950295

Re: Forum Migration

Sungura wrote:My autologin isnt working.
Safari on iphone6
It worked before migration to stay logged in and other sites are still functioning in this manner so i dont think its a phone setting.
I've noticed there is now a section dedicated to autologin keys in the UCP. Maybe try deleting all keys there?
by Link
Thu Mar 24, 2016 12:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

Re: 1190: "Time"

Poor Beanies! The early raptormealframe was all too prescient. :( Thanks for the sieve info. Now that I know I can tame it, I don't mind it so much. I wonder how it will affect future furious doodling though. And in a similar vein, you can select your display style in global settings. Allan-Style S...
by Link
Wed Mar 23, 2016 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

MOLPY WAITED HALF A DIP FOR ONE KETCHUPPING GGHOLPY

Speculation re. the cylinders: I think they're cement mixers. Or cementcoffeeredundacancerstarsandbaconbabiesonice mixers. Called it! I don't understand what just happened in the Beanie frames, though. The part of the dam where TallBeanie was looked like it was going to break away, but now it appea...
by Link
Wed Mar 23, 2016 10:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Offline installers are rarer now
Replies: 32
Views: 16686

Re: Offline installers are rarer now

Method 4: let repository maintainers distribute their own packages and use a package manager to deal with installation. Unfortunately, that's rarely an option with proprietary software, though. Still, having one program that can automatically fetch and install any of several thousand pieces of softw...
by Link
Wed Mar 23, 2016 10:07 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Forum Migration
Replies: 412
Views: 950295

Re: Forum Migration

Ok, back from the jump. Hopefully the system is a touch quicker now. Cheers! The 'ingredients' are still working for me. (Boo! Hiss! Or at least I'm confused as to how they may have stopped working for others.) The width looks Ok to me (on this old monitor... maybe if I changed to my newer machine'...
by Link
Wed Mar 23, 2016 9:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: It has Endginned. (Mod Madness 2016)
Replies: 220
Views: 67724

Re: It Begends. (Mod Madness 2016)

Nooooo the mandatory glorious ingredients are gone!
by Link
Wed Mar 23, 2016 8:57 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Forum Migration
Replies: 412
Views: 950295

Re: Forum Migration

Here's a quick user style to fix the width. Use at your own risk, natch.
by Link
Wed Mar 23, 2016 8:27 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Forum Migration
Replies: 412
Views: 950295

Re: Forum Migration

teelo wrote:Not just new hardware, new version of phpBB too. Fuck this smartphone UI design. Time to find a Stylish script to turn this back into SubSilver.

Yeah, it's driving me off my rocker because it's so ridonkulously narrow. To make matters worse, it has a fucking hamburger button.
by Link
Wed Mar 23, 2016 8:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

I WEAR A RHINOCEROOLPY MOLPY. RHINOCEROLLPIES ARE COOL.

Suddenly, t-1 isn't so molpish anymore. :cry:
by Link
Wed Mar 23, 2016 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

Re: 1190: "Time"

[Posted from the Mirror at Wed Mar 23, 2016 05:54 PM GMT]
:shock: Oh ch*rp!
by Link
Wed Mar 23, 2016 7:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

Re: time after Time: t-1_0785

[Posted from the Mirror at Wed Mar 23, 2016 12:12 PM GMT]
ggh, at Wed Mar 23, 2016 12:09 PM GMT wrote:Those are not happy Beanies.
Now would be a good Time for them to RUN!
by Link
Wed Mar 23, 2016 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106857
Views: 46184679

Re: 1190: "Time"

[Posted from the Mirror at Wed Mar 23, 2016 11:59 AM GMT] I guess I was only half wrong. Ch*rp, she's gonna blow! By the way, what happened to the hidden!ONGs? I'm only seeing the original frames... The mustard is getting pretty epsilonish... forums.xkcd.com and fora.xkcd.com point to the default ap...

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