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by Link
Tue Jun 07, 2016 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107151
Views: 48869364

1190: "Time": MAXIMUM CUPCAKES YIELDS MAXIMUM MIPS

Blindposting to say that, now that I'm done with Quantum Field Theory, I finally have some Time to microblitz back to the Present from my last blindpost. Which I now have to go and find -- the OTT is big!¹
by Link
Fri Jun 03, 2016 7:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3403
Views: 752199

Re: What were your dreams last night?

I was walking through this desert-like area with a group of people, and suddenly River Tam (!) says "Shapes, shapes in the sand. Don't move!". Sure enough, within moments, stuff starts crawling around us below the sand, and we're dragged under. Just when we're about to suffocate or cave in...
by Link
Mon May 23, 2016 9:39 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future
Replies: 1920
Views: 377839

Re: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future

The word that's really lacking is "universal". There's a plethora of really cool stuff you can do with quantum systems (quantum annealing, Majorana braiding, etcetera), but from what I gather, most people don't have very high hopes for those types. When we get to use 1000 qubits in Shor's ...
by Link
Wed May 11, 2016 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Which planet?
Replies: 28
Views: 5437

Re: Which planet?

↶ Oh, you think lifeforms are the most interesting sorts of thing? Yeah that's cool, that's one way of looking at things. Hey, though, I was just wondering... would you happen to be, yourself, a lifeform? I mean I'm not implying that you are biased, I was just wondering for no related reason. :lol:...
by Link
Wed May 11, 2016 2:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90164
Views: 8919137

Re: Random natterings

↶ help it's 5:30 in the morning and ive been awake for over 24 hours straight and ive still got two whole sets of declensions, the passive voice, and participles to memorize for my latin final in? a fair number of hours time has no meaning at this point. also i feel like my face is about to fall of...
by Link
Wed May 11, 2016 8:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90164
Views: 8919137

Re: Random natterings

↶ Social networks make me agoraphobic. I used to tweet but I felt increasingly like the crazy man yelling gibberish in the the town square. I know that feel. I used to be on Twitter too, and reading up on the people I followed was part of my morning routine... until at some point I realised I was s...
by Link
Mon May 09, 2016 3:34 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Phoenix Energy
Replies: 4
Views: 2031

Re: Phoenix Energy

↶ http://www.freeenergynews.com/Directory/Induction/PENV/PENV_Rev-4_Induction-Energy_Re-Heat_Stm-Waste-Ht-Energy-Recov-Electric-Pwr-Plant_11-1-2015.pdf to;dr¹ ↶ Swherdcrcieifwrhepgp. They named the system Swherdcrcieifwrhepgp. I bet that's a perfectly cromulent name in Welsh! ¹Too obnoxious, didn't...
by Link
Mon May 09, 2016 5:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28601
Views: 3425839

Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

Sableagle wrote:I don't want a bad candidate to get my vote and I don't want a bad candidate to get a mandate of "80% of the 1% of voters who voted at all" so ... what do I do, roll dice?

Google the candidates and judge on what you find?
by Link
Fri May 06, 2016 8:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107151
Views: 48869364

1190: "Time": MUSTARDISES DON'T KNOW ABOUT MY BUFFYHAT

Blindposting to say I miss the OTT, and I really want to continue my blitz now that everymolpy is doing it and half the posts are blitzreports -- which I don't want to read because spoilers. I also want to read AOTC from the beginning before reading the latest chapters. But I don't have the Time for...
by Link
Thu Apr 28, 2016 3:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107151
Views: 48869364

Re: [1190: Time]We're wired, how about you?

↶ we're still here! weird, right? We're still weird here, right? We're still right here, weird... Here, we're still right weird. Weird, we're still right here. Right here, we're still weird yay . Right. Weird, here we're still. why Here, we're right. Weird still. Right. We're still here. Weird. ε
by Link
Sun Apr 24, 2016 10:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107151
Views: 48869364

1190: "Time": BE VEWY VEWY QUIET, I'M HUNTING ANTEPENGOATS

↶ Okay - molpying down for now. I hope somewhere out there Link is getting some coma too. Thanks xuys! I can get some coma during the weepends, but unfortunately the midwiply comam*stard doesn't appear to be going away just yet. :( ↶ Those on Telegram can now wait for it from there. Not it , actual...
by Link
Sun Apr 24, 2016 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future
Replies: 1920
Views: 377839

Re: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future

In related news, it turns out mechanical circulatory support is comparable to a full heart transplant in terms of patient survival . Article in Dutch. We are slowly but certainly reaching the point where most of the human body can be replaced by technology. That said, I won't be saying we're living ...
by Link
Thu Apr 21, 2016 4:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107151
Views: 48869364

1190: "Time": IN THE RIVER, NOMOLPY CAN SEE YOU DELURK

addams wrote:oh, Time...
We Love The Whole Thread.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lG24SX4HEK8

Thanks, addams. I needed that!

The Outside is a bit m*stardy right now... Lack of coma is a steambottle.
by Link
Fri Apr 15, 2016 7:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1667: "Algorithms"
Replies: 49
Views: 11652

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: 107151
Views: 48869364

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: 9968
Views: 1952335

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: 28601
Views: 3425839

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: 107151
Views: 48869364

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: 28601
Views: 3425839

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: 107151
Views: 48869364

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

WTAC happened here‽
Image

RSIR:
Spoiler:
sandgarden-002.png
by Link
Tue Apr 05, 2016 10:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107151
Views: 48869364

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: 107151
Views: 48869364

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: 107151
Views: 48869364

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: 1014931

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: 163606

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: 163606

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: 107151
Views: 48869364

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: 107151
Views: 48869364

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: 15136
Views: 2592858

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: 107151
Views: 48869364

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: 107151
Views: 48869364

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: 107151
Views: 48869364

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: 16939

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: 107151
Views: 48869364

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: 107151
Views: 48869364

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: 1014931

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: 107151
Views: 48869364

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: 16939

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: 107151
Views: 48869364

_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: 107151
Views: 48869364

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...

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