1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Someguy945 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:13 pm UTC

Lyoug wrote:It's new landscape!
Is it sea or sand or both
That we see in here?


There are things besides
sea and sand in existence.
Like peanut butter.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:13 pm UTC

Dang it, I wanted it to stay white longer so I could do more white-themed songs. Ah well, two-tone is okay, too. ...I suppose.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Kieryn » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:13 pm UTC

Ok. I guess now we have to wait again.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:13 pm UTC

rmsgrey wrote:So, have any pixel-miners confirmed that the black is black and the white is white? That is, is it uniformly 0x000000 and 0xffffff apart from antialiasing?

65.4% #ffffff, 34.4% #000000, so, yes.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby truslack » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:14 pm UTC

rmsgrey wrote:So, have any pixel-miners confirmed that the black is black and the white is white? That is, is it uniformly 0x000000 and 0xffffff apart from antialiasing?

Yep, definitely black and white.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Roia » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:15 pm UTC

It's not over! It's not over! It's not over!

Best newpix ever!

We saved Time! Blitzgirl saved Time! Hurray!

We might get a few frames of M&C coming in and looping, but I'm thinking more like a boat.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Trurl » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:15 pm UTC

if that's really the sea, then that's what you get from letting rainmakers try to excel in their business...

on a second glance: The sea has rectangular waves? (at approx. 1/3 of image width from the right)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby jjjdavidson » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:15 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:Is it too late to post this?
White TimeFrame
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Hey little French girl, you're the only one!

I missed the "to the tune of" line and immediately started setting this to "Little Twelve Toes" from Schoolhouse Rock.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Angelastic » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:16 pm UTC

Yay! You did it, BlitzGirl! You saved Time!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby fhorn » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:16 pm UTC

Maybe La Petite was bringing in buoys (Wilson volleyballs?) and we'll see her floating by any newpix now.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:17 pm UTC

GAHHH!!!!

Back among the Waiters and I'm missing much!!!! But TIme is still here -- that's the main thing, thank Randall!

And Welcome Blitzgirl!!!! It is truly a great honor to be in the present with you!!!!

But now I am many NewPages behind -- I must pull a mini-BlitzGirl to get caught back up,,,

See you in a few! Wait Well!!!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Jonas79 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:18 pm UTC

I think this is some kind of land and not the semencancerbabies, but I could be wrong. I've actually always been wrong in my predictions, so I guess it's not land after all?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Sciscitor » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:18 pm UTC

jjjdavidson wrote:
KarMann wrote:FWIW, I was pondering the slim possibility that the change to the White Era might in some way bring about a new Time of the Short NewPices, but that doesn't seem to be the case, yet. Halfway to the real question being answered, now.

Some tracks from the "White Era":

"Back in the OTC/T"
"#0b1aD1, #0b1aDa"
"While My Eyestrain Gently Weeps"
"Happiness is a Warm Monitor"
"I'm So NoComa"
"Whitebird"
"Pigxels"
"Why Don't We Do It on the Beach?"

Maybe we already got it: Procul Harum, A Whiter Shade of Pale
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:22 pm UTC

Thanks, StratPlayer!

jjjdavidson wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:Is it too late to post this?
White TimeFrame
(to the tune of White Wedding)

Hey little French girl, what have you done?
Hey little French girl, you're the only one!

I missed the "to the tune of" line and immediately started setting this to "Little Twelve Toes" from Schoolhouse Rock.

Haha, that's quite a different sound!

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Best newpix ever!

We saved Time! Blitzgirl saved Time! Hurray! <snip>

Angelastic wrote:Yay! You did it, BlitzGirl! You saved Time!

Yay! That means...more party! :D (Although I think my arrival was more correlative than causative.)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Rick_LANL » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:23 pm UTC

rmsgrey wrote:So, have any pixel-miners confirmed that the black is black and the white is white? That is, is it uniformly 0x000000 and 0xffffff apart from antialiasing?

Yes. The sea is 0, like the border. I didn't start grabbing pixels unitl the fading, so I don't know if it was 0 before.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby patzer » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:24 pm UTC

So I was watching the OTC for 13 consecutive newpix, and when I finally coma, I miss the arrival of BlitzGirl and we have a new scene? :x
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby peewee_RotA » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:25 pm UTC

Does this mean we're now waiting an hour for a single lightening pixel?


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:26 pm UTC

On another note, the thread party is now up to 271! Keep an eye out for the fire marshal!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mathrec » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:27 pm UTC

The alt text still says "Wait for it."

Will the loopists be correct? Even if they appear to be correct, there are an almost infinite number of ways for Lord Randall to meddle. The first one that comes to mind is that he could loop back to the original images, but with new hash tags. Even if the future looks like the past, there would be no promise that it would *continue* to look like the past. Even if he reused hash tags, he could still break into the loop at any time.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Lyoug » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:28 pm UTC

Amazing! The frame difference between the last Newpix and Newpix 1 is explaining the meaning of it all!
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Megan and Cueball are actually two aliens that are bathing in the sea made of the blood from all the earthlings, that they ruthlessly exterminated (except for La Petite because they thought she was cool).

(Edited for sentence fixing (I think I'm unable to leave a post un-edited).)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby truslack » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:28 pm UTC

peewee_RotA wrote:Does this mean we're now waiting an hour for a single lightening pixel?


(Shocking!)

That's what we do best! :wink:
pdg wrote:THE SEA IS BIG!
Really big. You just won't believe how vastly hugely mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist, but that's just peanuts to the Sea.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby melthengylf » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:30 pm UTC

Do yoiu think this is the sea or just another setting?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby fhorn » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:30 pm UTC

I know it's been quoted previously but I can't stop hearing Billy Joel:

I don't care what consequence it brings
I have been a fool for lesser things
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:31 pm UTC

Just a quick note that the time stamps for the new newpix are identical to the old ones: 2013-04-22T01:07:25-04:00 internal and Apr 22 05:31 UTC external. But that doesn't say much, since both sets of timestamps are almost certainly falsified by the Lord Randall.

This would be a really weird fade effect in a normal-speed animation, by the way. Slowly fade to white, followed by an instantaneous (fade-less) switch to a new scene?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Montov » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:35 pm UTC

Why did a lot of people feared the comic was going to end, while there were so many unanswered questions and events going on?

Anyway, if we extrapolate the progress made by BlitzGirl, I calculate that starting tomorrow BlitzGirl will be posting from the future. Hopefully she will be giving signs in her signature what to expect.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Earthling on Mars » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:36 pm UTC

Someguy945 wrote:There are things besides
sea and sand in existence.
Like peanut butter.


This. It's gotta be peanut butter.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby pelrigg » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:37 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:
Roia wrote:It's not over! It's not over! It's not over!

Best newpix ever!

We saved Time! Blitzgirl saved Time! Hurray! <snip>

Angelastic wrote:Yay! You did it, BlitzGirl! You saved Time!

Yay! That means...more party! :D (Although I think my arrival was more correlative than causative.)



Correlative / causative ..pffft.. any excuse to spike the coffee.......


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Jonas79 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:37 pm UTC

Montov wrote:Why did a lot of people feared the comic was going to end, while there were so many unanswered questions and events going on?

Anyway, if we extrapolate the progress made by BlitzGirl, I calculate that starting tomorrow BlitzGirl will be posting from the future. Hopefully she will be giving signs in her signature what to expect.


Yes, BlitzGirl update your signature :D It's good to have a Time traveler among us.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:37 pm UTC

But...but...I'm not even used to the Present yet!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby JCPenney » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:38 pm UTC

Is there something wrong with the Book of Aubron? It doesn't seem to have made the most recent update....
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Kethryes » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:38 pm UTC

The sea is BIG!

The fading and reaparition is a methaphor for the passing of Time. In the comic called Time. Which is a methaphor of the waiting of Time...

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Whizbang » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:39 pm UTC

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Not a new idea, I know, but poignant, I feel.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Jonas79 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:39 pm UTC

JCPenney wrote:Is there something wrong with the Book of Aubron? It doesn't seem to have made the most recent update....

It's there for me.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SPACKlick » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:39 pm UTC

JCPenney wrote:Is there something wrong with the Book of Aubron? It doesn't seem to have made the most recent update....

Works for me.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Foarm » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:40 pm UTC

A fresh new scene arrived to "Wait for it.", but also the Time to go home has arrived :(
Please keep enjoying the "Welcome BlitzGirl" party while it lasts and while you wait for it.

hmm...
Maybe this is "what's out there." and we see Megan and Cueball entering the frame with their bags in a few newpix...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Valarya » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:40 pm UTC

pelrigg wrote:But where's LaPetite??????????????????


This!! This this this this this! Everyone is so happy to have a not-white newpic they just completely forgot all about the fact that La Petite is now drowning at the bottom of... whatever that is. It rose so fast!

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I was looking forward to joining you in white-themed songs but you're so poetic I would have been OK just reading all of yours. Maybe you can make a black and white themed song? :!:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Jonas79 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:41 pm UTC

Whizbang wrote:
Spoiler:
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Not a new idea, I know, but poignant, I feel.


I actually liked this idea but had almost forgot it. Barrel guy coming back would be cool 8-)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Kethryes » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:43 pm UTC

18000th Post!!!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Soup » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:43 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:44 pm UTC

Whizbang wrote:
Spoiler:
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Not a new idea, I know, but poignant, I feel.

Here you go:
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I may indeed have to do a black-and-white song, though the choices are limited. Hmm...
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