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by GnomeAnne
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

New OtherComic.

It's even a little bit related.
by GnomeAnne
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

For anyone interested in space, the Falcon Havy is scheduled to launch this Tuesday, barring unforseen delays. It will be the most powerful rocket launched since the Saturn V! I was working and didn't get to watch the launch live, but I did watch the YouTube recap later, and calling the synchronise...
by GnomeAnne
Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

It's even got a loading bar at the top in place of an Ong clock.
by GnomeAnne
Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

:azule:
Maybe he's thinking about doing a sequel at 1290: Time 2, The [insert strange bag-related name here], that continues from the beach where the party landed.
Only this one goes for an entire yip, instead of just a few mips.
by GnomeAnne
Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

many of the "NewPage" posts around NP 500 have slipped back 5-10 posts onto the previous page. I believe this is known as the posts being "goated" It has been discussed at length, but I don't recall if there was any definitive answer as to why it happens. I was a bit sleep depri...
by GnomeAnne
Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

ColletArrow wrote:this post triggered a new page...

No decree for us?
by GnomeAnne
Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

RoboticOng

... http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000198.png Here, for example, is a large box blocking a door. The way [the robot is] designed it could really do well at this years FTC challenge. It could grab the idol and score blocks! Looks like it could also grab large boxes blocking doors! I no...
by GnomeAnne
Sat Feb 03, 2018 1:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

I have now reached NewPage 455, 3 Newpix into the new Eon. This equates to 17.3% of the thread as it stands. Randallspeed my friend, I have decided to resume my blitz at NP 500, rereading the last few hundred pages from my previous attempt. This will allow us to encourage and support each other in ...
by GnomeAnne
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

SBN wrote:We've had a bad micro-molp infestation here. I held out the longest, but when they got me, they got me.

I hope you're feeling well soon and that you had someone to care for you while you were under the weather.
by GnomeAnne
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

mrob27 wrote:That's just a link to his profile...


Huh.
Must have copied the wrong link at the top of the post.

Thanks for catching that.
by GnomeAnne
Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think I’m going to go through Bicycle on the Moon (BOTM?) and try and read all of them. To better understand the story. The current story is called BSTA, it is not yet obviously connected to the other stories on the botm site, so just reading through BSTA should be enough. balthacreator has comme...
by GnomeAnne
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:47 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: The Chronicles of Quelouva
Replies: 137
Views: 31108

Re: The Chronicles of Quelouva

The science-savvy one I meant more as a comment than a criticism, since the way it was written was entirely correct, but this way is fine too.

File hosting, move along.
Spoiler:
IMG_20180204_151411.jpg
by GnomeAnne
Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:36 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: The Chronicles of Quelouva
Replies: 137
Views: 31108

Re: The Chronicles of Quelouva

Got some free Tim, read some Quelouva. Fascinating political maneuvering and layer upon layer of deception and intrigue. Got the doc edited as well. More pictures being hosted here for use by Addams. imagejpeg_0.jpg PART_1518818688405_IMG_20180215_123045.jpg PART_1518818442017_IMG_20180215_151439.jpg
by GnomeAnne
Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

addams wrote:That is a funny one.
At least, for me it is.

Indeed, I liked it so much I was planning to OTTify it further, but never got around to it.
by GnomeAnne
Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

While Moody did allude to it's treeish OTTishness, I don't think Friday's OtherComic got a link, so I'll put one here for the sake of completeness:
Newish OtherComic
by GnomeAnne
Sat Jan 27, 2018 2:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

Peaceful Whale wrote:Yep, how’d you know?
Webvenience, I have no idea what my friend's team name is that I'm going to see.
Peaceful Whale wrote:I think we’re one of the only all middle school teams.

Good Lord, you built that in middle school?
In middle school I had trouble figuring out the paralax kit with step by step instructions.
by GnomeAnne
Sat Jan 27, 2018 1:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

Just visiting and serving ribs and barbecue sandwiches.

ETA:
Peaceful Whale wrote:
GnomeAnne wrote:Baobabs, lots of awesomeful people stopping by lately.

I'm going to an ftc competition this weekend.


I’m captain of 3749

The Bionic Penguins?
by GnomeAnne
Sat Jan 27, 2018 1:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

Baobabs, lots of awesomeful people stopping by lately.

I'm going to an ftc competition this weekend.
by GnomeAnne
Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:30 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: The Chronicles of Quelouva
Replies: 137
Views: 31108

Re: The Chronicles of Quelouva

Damn, you've got a good mechanic.

Pfhorrest wrote:and the financial resources to replace them as need be like that

Used to have.
No longer do.
I can't afford to buy a new alternator until I get paid tomorrow.
by GnomeAnne
Thu Jan 25, 2018 5:45 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: The Chronicles of Quelouva
Replies: 137
Views: 31108

Re: The Chronicles of Quelouva

Actually I was just thinking to myself yesterday "Wasn't I going to read the rest of Quelouva at some point?" Speaking of being swallowed whole by the outside... I've had an interesting week. My pickup died, and I decided to buy a car to drive while I figured out what was wrong with it, an...
by GnomeAnne
Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

I am currently at page 325, or ~12.35% of the thread as it stands. I have seen the first ~600 pictures. As I have read these 325 pages over the course of 47 days, it stands to reason that I should take a further 330 days to read the thread up to this point. We shall see. I too was once as optimisti...
by GnomeAnne
Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

Also, let me know: Do all the characters in the last word of this post's title look like Beanish? What about the first line of the post itself? Regardless of the answer to the previous questions: What device, type of OS, and browser are you in? It looked like Balthasar's second screenshot on both m...
by GnomeAnne
Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

And then the image that Opi uploaded showing all the views is viewed 150 Tims in only 2 np... Capture.PNG ETA : It's great to see you here, since it was partially your fault that I found what is now one of my favorite bands: As a note, what type of music do you like to listen to when watching The On...
by GnomeAnne
Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

A puzzle so hard that I even have a difficult Tim figuring out what's going on when I am looking at the solution.
But b is able to (maybe) solve it just from a few years worth of data.

Hmm, Pope.
Optional Decree:
Have a molpish yip
by GnomeAnne
Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

Baobabs!
I had to read this post twice before I could understand it, but it looks very promising.
by GnomeAnne
Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:21 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: The Chronicles of Quelouva
Replies: 137
Views: 31108

Re: The Chronicles of Quelouva

I have finished skimming the episode overviews up to where I left off back in October. The early parts of the story are far more interesting to read now that I know how they are connected and can see the threads of narrative holding them together. This wipend I hope to start reading Terra Resurgent,...
by GnomeAnne
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

...Why are people talking about tiny trebuchets? Is there a reason why this idea came up so much? Probably because of this frame Trebuchets (both tiny and regular-sized) were mentioned several Tims before they appeared in Time. When Cueball started bombarding the castle many took it as a sign that ...
by GnomeAnne
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

january1may I have had two questions for you ever since I first came across your early blitzposts.

What does the first half of your name mean?
And what is the other film that you particularly like?
by GnomeAnne
Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:02 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: The Chronicles of Quelouva
Replies: 137
Views: 31108

Re: The Chronicles of Quelouva

I was planning on reading all the new Quelouva content this weekend, but it will have to wait for Tuesday. Someone else mentioned they were pronouncing it incorrectly in their head. I thought it was quevlouva, even though I've typed it correctly several Tims I still pronounced it to myself with an e...
by GnomeAnne
Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi folks.
I'm back, I missed you all.
[GroupHug emoji from BlitzGirl's collection that I'm too lazy to find right now]
by GnomeAnne
Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:17 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97129
Views: 4566161

Re: Double Post

Of course.
How could I forget.
by GnomeAnne
Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:15 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97129
Views: 4566161

Re: Double Post

Y'all didn't post very much over in 1190 while I was gone.
by GnomeAnne
Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:13 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97129
Views: 4566161

Re: Double Post

I was at the Tim, in another country.

I think Tim is a location.
Like the airport.
by GnomeAnne
Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:08 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97129
Views: 4566161

Re: Double Post

Our sponsor backed out, and then the cabin burned down with everything in it. I was in a different country at the Tim, so I was in no danger, but the one guy had to hike out with no food or gear.
by GnomeAnne
Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:34 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97129
Views: 4566161

Re: Double Post

Nobody died, but it was a close call.
Emails work now, that's good.
by GnomeAnne
Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:31 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97129
Views: 4566161

Re: Double Post

Hey.
I'm back.
by GnomeAnne
Tue Oct 24, 2017 2:58 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: The Chronicles of Quelouva
Replies: 137
Views: 31108

Re: The Chronicles of Quelouva

If I have Tim later this wip, I'll read through these, but it will most likely have to wait until I return next summer.
by GnomeAnne
Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

It turns out there was a slight miscommunication (possibly due to both of us having been drinking)
I will be going to Newfoundland, not an island off the coast of Newfoundland.
Until fifteen years ago there was a village called Great Harbour Deep in the northeast, that's where we'll be building.
by GnomeAnne
Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:01 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: The Chronicles of Quelouva
Replies: 137
Views: 31108

Re: The Chronicles of Quelouva

HES wrote:Did you uncheck "disable BBCode", which is close enough to the attachments button to be clicked accidentally?

Yes, that's exactly what I did.
Or, rather, I ununchecked it.

Woot! More story!

Document updated
by GnomeAnne
Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106375
Views: 39774815

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi. I've had a very busy two weeks. I'm going to have another two even busier weeks, but they can wait for tomorrow. I will be going to an island off the coast of Newfoundland on the 26th and staying there for the winter to explore and map it out. I will be living off the land, cutting wood and pump...

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