1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Wed May 01, 2013 11:34 am UTC

Latent22 wrote:ok the images he just fixed all have new Timestamps!!! create 2013-05-01T05:37:15-04:00 modify 2013-05-01T05:37:15-04:00 !!

need to download these all again quickly before he notices and removes them ;)

wonder he has modified the old frames again???

edit: well the first frames seem still the same anyway. So probably just modified mustard frames only.

Just verifying, the original ones before he "held the mustard" all had the usual:

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date:create:
    2013-04-22T01:07:25-04:00
date:modify:
    2013-04-22T01:07:25-04:00
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Latent22 » Wed May 01, 2013 11:38 am UTC

KarMann wrote:
Latent22 wrote:ok the images he just fixed all have new Timestamps!!! create 2013-05-01T05:37:15-04:00 modify 2013-05-01T05:37:15-04:00 !!

need to download these all again quickly before he notices and removes them ;)

wonder he has modified the old frames again???

edit: well the first frames seem still the same anyway. So probably just modified mustard frames only.

Just verifying, the original ones before he "held the mustard" all had the usual:

Code: Select all

date:create:
    2013-04-22T01:07:25-04:00
date:modify:
    2013-04-22T01:07:25-04:00

Looks like we kept Randall up late fixing this for us. Feels kind of bad when you inconvenience your 'GOD'.
Edit: is 5:30am considered late or early?
Edit2: BTW only 8 newpix till 1024!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Kazza3 » Wed May 01, 2013 11:42 am UTC

This has been an exciting time to mini-blitz through the last 20 pages indeed!

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"Cueball's Got a Brand New Bag"

(to the tune of "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag" by James Brown)

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Come here Megan,
Cueball's doin' his thing
He ain't too thick...
Hell's he's just a stick, babe
But he might have flags --
'Cause Cueball's got a brand new bag.

Come here Megan,
and dig in the semencoffeecaffeine
He's not too fancy...
But his line is pretty clean
His old scaffold sags --
But Cueball's got a brand new bag.

He's doing the work,
watchin' Time fly.
He's kinda cheap -- yes, you know he cain't buy
Still he's gettin' hungry, for mashed potatoes;
and bacon on a rack; and semencoffee later.

Come here Megan,
Cueball's doin' his thing
He's tired from the trip...
And ready for some feed, babe
The sea makes him gag --
But Cueball's got a brand new bag!


I spent my childhood with this song, great stuff. (I also have a guitarist friend called James Brown; when I've played gigs with him we've occasionally introduced him as the Godfather of Soul...)

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As as been said by many before me, amazing!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SBN » Wed May 01, 2013 11:45 am UTC

Kieryn wrote:Sorry, I'm falling behind in the OTT... too much outside stuff :-(

Anyway - new forum data update available, with links to malformed posts (tags misaligned, if the posters could correct, that would be cool)
http://xkcd-time.kieryn.com/Default/ApiHelp


I fixed mine. (You might want to find a way to attach the poster's name to their link.)
Edit, closed the paren.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Latent22 » Wed May 01, 2013 11:54 am UTC

Re checked all current hash files on the image server.

Found frame 1008-1014 have the date modified as 5:37 this morning EDT timezone
All have identical times.
Also there were several frames that had a time of 1:30:40 instead of 1:07:25 but these have all been found and reset to 1:07:25 at some point.
Spoiler:
1007 2013-04-22 1:07:25 2013-04-22 1:07:25
1008 2013-05-01 5:37:15 2013-05-01 5:37:15
1009 2013-05-01 5:37:15 2013-05-01 5:37:15
1010 2013-05-01 5:37:15 2013-05-01 5:37:15
1011 2013-05-01 5:37:15 2013-05-01 5:37:15
1012 2013-05-01 5:37:15 2013-05-01 5:37:15
1013 2013-05-01 5:37:15 2013-05-01 5:37:15
1014 2013-05-01 5:37:15 2013-05-01 5:37:15
1015 2013-04-22 1:07:25 2013-04-22 1:07:25
1016 2013-04-22 1:07:25 2013-04-22 1:07:25


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Vytron » Wed May 01, 2013 12:00 pm UTC

descor's signature wrote:Image


silent_death's signature wrote:Image


"Hey, weren't you going to catch up to the DBZ movies you haven't watched yet?"

"There's no time for that, I'd be catching to them if they released new parts of the movies every few minutes, but...

Now, people are counting on me, and I can't fail them! Also, I'm kind of famous. And a time traveler! Or something."

Also, LANDMARK!

I have officially caught up with my first post on the thread.

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zaphodbeebledoc wrote:Do you think that if anyone started reading the thread all the way through right now, if the posting count continued as it is, would that hypothetical person be able to reach the end? Ever?


Haha! Awesome.

I kid you not, I started reading the thread at about the time you posted, and NOW, 9 days laters I've caught up to your post. So, yeah, it looks like I'll be never catching up.

I think it's the first time in my life that I have the feeling something is going to happen as I die of old age.


9 days, huh? Wait, what? I'm 23 days behind now! I've been slacking! If I could, I'd give a smack in the head to my past self! What was I doing?!

Oh, it's all coming back now. Okay, that was worth it, so I guess I'll live with it.

Special thanks to: ChronosDragon's Newpix-O-Meter that I see every time I read his posts. It gives me a better sense of time than my computer clock, and it's kind of cool to see when a newpix is about to appear.

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(Even though, it'll take me a long while to see it)

To Randall: For decreasing newpix to 1 Outsider hour. The only reason I have some hope of catching up.

And: buffygirl's hats! I can do some math to see how many Timeframes I'm behind, but I can't do that to see how many buffygirl's hats I have left to see! (without looking at the wiki)

GIFs worth replaying (I'm afraid people are so busy with the present that they don't have time to look back, and these pictures remain buried forever; not that THESE ones will not be buried forever...)

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Also: crossprogress (AKA "when were other time travelers when I was time traveling")

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Attack of the Trebuchet. NP 222.


EDIT - Oh yeah! Page 263 baby! 220 pages behind; 210 till Postplosion.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SBN » Wed May 01, 2013 12:02 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StormAngel » Wed May 01, 2013 12:05 pm UTC

azule wrote:I was trying to avoid becoming another long-term TimeTraveler, giving updates from the past, but now I really must coma. Progress: NP 476/481. I sorta feel like I had less trouble keeping up back when the first posting spike occured, but I'm probably just having a delusional memory.

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OTC/OTT version of http://xkcd.com/1052/

I think she should stick with what inspires her. Not sure our suggestions will create gold. But, my suggestion is that she create an original based on a Song of Time, or a Haiku of Time (probably with multiple haiku). Stick with what she loves. Pretty soon she'll have a comic following and maybe even a religion. heh ;)


1052 is one of my favorite°comics, so I had to go and read it right through again, and while I was there I read several comics to either side, as I often do when anyone links to a past comic. When I saw 1051: "Visited", I realized I had not yet image-searched 'wingsuit combat', and quickly did so. I naturally found several pics from the One True Fora, and coincidentally the first one I clicked on happened to have been posted by...
*barrel-drum-roll*
BlitzGirl!
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Also, that's the first time I've seen BlitzGirl outside of the OTT, despite having read several other threads.


I sense a coma heading my direction soon, so I shall leave you with these 13 thoughts to ponder:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby jjjdavidson » Wed May 01, 2013 12:28 pm UTC

Latent22 wrote:
KarMann wrote:
Latent22 wrote:ok the images he just fixed all have new Timestamps!!! create 2013-05-01T05:37:15-04:00 modify 2013-05-01T05:37:15-04:00 !!

need to download these all again quickly before he notices and removes them ;)

wonder he has modified the old frames again???

edit: well the first frames seem still the same anyway. So probably just modified mustard frames only.

Just verifying, the original ones before he "held the mustard" all had the usual:

Code: Select all

date:create:
    2013-04-22T01:07:25-04:00
date:modify:
    2013-04-22T01:07:25-04:00

Looks like we kept Randall up late fixing this for us. Feels kind of bad when you inconvenience your 'GOD'.
Edit: is 5:30am considered late or early?
Edit2: BTW only 8 newpix till 1024!

Unfortunately, still no real proof that Randall ever checks (or has spies in) the OTT. He could easily have seen the gray on his own browser, after all.

But if a few frames from now Megan says, "Did you smell mustard?--"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Valarya » Wed May 01, 2013 12:34 pm UTC

Oooh, exciting to see your God.. at work.. on your obsession.. right before your eyes!

morning err'body! *stretches, grabs coffee*
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby dreiarmumig » Wed May 01, 2013 1:00 pm UTC

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Caswallon wrote:This is seriously going to start making me cry in a minute, these are all terrible, terrible titles. At least it will be easy reading for the Time travelers.

Agreed. Humour-wise, these last couple of pages have been the worst of the entire thread, in my opinion. Not that I'm all that witty or anything, but.. I'm just hoping it'll be over soon.

I might be able to help you out here, dreiarmumig, and any others with a bug in their humour processor. Try this joke:

A cow goes into a pharmacy and asks for a loaf of black bread.
The Pharmacist says "I'm sorry, we only have white bread.
Says the cow "doesn't matter, I came on my bike".

I'll leave you to ponder that before I return with the explanation.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby 123Adz321 » Wed May 01, 2013 1:01 pm UTC

Steam eh?
OblONG

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Bytes » Wed May 01, 2013 1:01 pm UTC

Well, could be interesting how detailed the strip gets for the steam bottle (no pun intended)

EDIT I presume the steam bottle is for turning urine into drinking water btw.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Febrion » Wed May 01, 2013 1:02 pm UTC

But.... now I miss the mustard! I was still holding out that there was going to be some significance to it, evidence to the contrary be damned!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby XonqNopp » Wed May 01, 2013 1:02 pm UTC

So I guess now the topic will be "What is the steam bottle and what would they make with it?"

My guess is that they will distille some semencancercaffeinebabywhatever to drink it...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby jjjdavidson » Wed May 01, 2013 1:05 pm UTC

Okay, I have officially been on this thread for Too Long. A couple of posts back I was thinking about ginning up a "Did you smell mustard?" frame to post at the -ONG; I didn't do it because I had to go to work (where I am now).

But on the way to work I thought about the xkcd-Regular.otf font that I installed after "Externalities," that I was going to use for "mustard," and suddenly realized how I was reading the file extension to myself. I'll spoiler it so you can see for yourself if you've been spending too much time here. How do you read xkcd-Regular.otf?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Wed May 01, 2013 1:07 pm UTC

XonqNopp wrote:So I guess now the topic will be "What is the steam bottle and what would they make with it?"

Also, what does Megan mean by “today”?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Bytes » Wed May 01, 2013 1:08 pm UTC

You know, now you mention it, using brine would be nicer than using urine...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Wed May 01, 2013 1:09 pm UTC

Alright! Caught up post-coma...

So much has happened in the past 24-Newpixs! And yet, here we are, still Waiting for It. And there Megan and Cueball go, walking and talking, as if all that has happened has not. And yet it has.

So, in so many ways, it's the same as it ever was, the same as it ever was...

"Once in a live Time"
(based on "Once in a Lifetime" by the Talking Heads)

Spoiler:
They may find themselves, walking in the big outback
They may find themselves, in another part of the world
They may find themselves, with a small trebuchet
they may find themselves, on a beautiful beach, with a beautiful castle
They may ask themselves, well, how did we get here?

Letting the frames go by, let the semen wash the ground
Letting the frames go by, mustard flowing underground
Into the black again, after the fade-out's gone
Once in a live Time, mustard's flowing underground

Cue may ask himself, "how do I work this?"
Cue may ask himself, "where is that small trebuchet?"
Cue may ask himself, "where is that beautiful beach?"
Cue may tell himself, "I don't see our beautiful castle..."

Letting the frames go by, let the water wash the ground
Letting the frames go by, mustard flowing underground
Into the black again, after the fade-out's gone
Once in a live Time, mustard's flowing underground

Same as It ever was, same as It ever was,
Same as It ever was, same as It ever was,
Same as It ever was, same as It ever was,
Same as It ever was, same as It ever was...

Semen dissolving, and mustard removing
there is mustard at the bottom of the ocean
Remove the semen, carry the mustard
Remove the mustard from the bottom of the ocean

Letting the frames go by, let the semen wash the ground
Letting the frames go by, mustard flowing underground
Into the black again, after the fade-out's gone
Once in a live Time, mustard's flowing underground

Into the black again, into silent mustard
Under the rocks and stones, there is mustard underground
Letting the frames go by, into silent mustard
Once in a live Time, mustard flowing underground

Cue may ask himself, "where is that small trebuchet?"
Cue may ask himself, "where does this walking lead to?"
Cue may ask himself, "am I right, or am I wrong?"
Cue may say to himself, "my Randall, what have you done???"

Letting the frames go by, let the semen wash the ground
Letting the frames go by, mustard flowing underground
Into the black again, after the fade-out's gone
Once in a live Time, mustard's flowing underground

Into the black again, into silent mustard
Under the rocks and stones, there is mustard underground
Letting the frames go by, into silent mustard
Once in a live Time, mustard flowing underground

Same as It ever was, same as It ever was,
Same as It ever was, same as It ever was,
Same as It ever was, same as It ever was,
Same as It ever was, same as It ever was...



EDITED for spelling...

EDITED again to spoilerize the wall of lyrics...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Wed May 01, 2013 1:10 pm UTC

Spoiler:
CHITTAGONGGGGGGGG...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SBN » Wed May 01, 2013 1:10 pm UTC

XonqNopp wrote:So I guess now the topic will be "What is the steam bottle and what would they make with it?"

My guess is that they will distille some semencancercaffeinebabywhatever to drink it...


Hopefully not this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EA3wa7w5CQ
Also worthy of discussion: "Today" Have other days passed?

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123Adz321 wrote:Steam eh?
OblONG

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/


You used the wrong URL, you'll want to edit that.

Edited to remove the final part of the incorrect URL, since the quoted post has been fixed.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby r34ver » Wed May 01, 2013 1:10 pm UTC

Steam bottle? eh?? - this nonsensical dialogue (along with the mustard artefacts) is making me increasingly believe that this comic is being generated automatically.

Either that or it is a game (I'm not trying to trivialise time)/ puzzle that we haven't yet determined the rules for.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Wed May 01, 2013 1:11 pm UTC

123Adz321 wrote:Steam eh?
OblONG

[ img ]http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time.png[ /img ]

123Adz321, can you please fix your post so that time travellers don't get spoilered?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby jjjdavidson » Wed May 01, 2013 1:13 pm UTC

StratPlayer wrote:Alright! Caught up post-coma...

So much has happened in the past 24-Newpixs! And yet, here we are, still Waiting for It. And there Megan and Cueball go, walking and talking, as if all that has happened has not. And yet it has.

So, it so many ways, it's the same as it ever was, the same as it ever was...

"Once in a live Time"
(based on "Once in a Lifetime" by the Talking Heads)
Spoiler:
They may find themselves, walking in the big outback
They may find themselves, in another part of the world
They may find themselves, with a small trebuchet
they may find themselves, on a beautiful beach, with a beautiful castle
They may ask themselves, well, how did we get here?

Letting the frames go by, let the semen wash the ground
Letting the frames go by, mustard flowing underground
Into the black again, after the fade-out's gone
Once in a live Time, mustard's flowing underground

Cue may ask himself, "how do I work this?"
Cue may ask himself, "where is that small trebuchet?"
Cue may ask himself, "where is that beautiful beach?"
Cue may tell himself, "I don't see our beautiful castle..."

Letting the frames go by, let the water wash the ground
Letting the frames go by, mustard flowing underground
Into the black again, after the fade-out's gone
Once in a live Time, mustard's flowing underground

Same as It ever was, same as It ever was,
Same as It ever was, same as It ever was,
Same as It ever was, same as It ever was,
Same as It ever was, same as It ever was...

Semen dissolving, and mustard removing
there is mustard at the bottom of the ocean
Remove the semen, carry the mustard
Remove the mustard from the bottom of the ocean

Letting the frames go by, let the semen wash the ground
Letting the frames go by, mustard flowing underground
Into the black again, after the fade-out's gone
Once in a live Time, mustard's flowing underground

Into the black again, into silent mustard
Under the rocks and stones, there is mustard underground
Letting the frames go by, into silent mustard
Once in a live Time, mustard flowing underground

Cue may ask himself, "where is that small trebuchet?"
Cue may ask himself, "where does this walking lead to?"
Cue may ask himself, "am I right, or am I wrong?"
Cue may say to himself, "my Randall, what have you done???"

Letting the frames go by, let the semen wash the ground
Letting the frames go by, mustard flowing underground
Into the black again, after the fade-out's gone
Once in a live Time, mustard's flowing underground

Into the black again, into silent mustard
Under the rocks and stones, there is mustard underground
Letting the frames go by, into silent mustard
Once in a live Time, mustard flowing underground

Same as It ever was, same as It ever was,
Same as It ever was, same as It ever was,
Same as It ever was, same as It ever was,
Same as It ever was, same as It ever was...

Good grief, how have we missed "Take Me to the River" by the Talking Heads?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Wed May 01, 2013 1:16 pm UTC

jjjdavidson wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:Alright! Caught up post-coma...

So much has happened in the past 24-Newpixs! And yet, here we are, still Waiting for It. And there Megan and Cueball go, walking and talking, as if all that has happened has not. And yet it has.

So, it so many ways, it's the same as it ever was, the same as it ever was...

"Once in a live Time"
(based on "Once in a Lifetime" by the Talking Heads)
Spoiler:
They may find themselves, walking in the big outback
They may find themselves, in another part of the world
They may find themselves, with a small trebuchet
they may find themselves, on a beautiful beach, with a beautiful castle
They may ask themselves, well, how did we get here?

Letting the frames go by, let the semen wash the ground
Letting the frames go by, mustard flowing underground
Into the black again, after the fade-out's gone
Once in a live Time, mustard's flowing underground

Cue may ask himself, "how do I work this?"
Cue may ask himself, "where is that small trebuchet?"
Cue may ask himself, "where is that beautiful beach?"
Cue may tell himself, "I don't see our beautiful castle..."

Letting the frames go by, let the water wash the ground
Letting the frames go by, mustard flowing underground
Into the black again, after the fade-out's gone
Once in a live Time, mustard's flowing underground

Same as It ever was, same as It ever was,
Same as It ever was, same as It ever was,
Same as It ever was, same as It ever was,
Same as It ever was, same as It ever was...

Semen dissolving, and mustard removing
there is mustard at the bottom of the ocean
Remove the semen, carry the mustard
Remove the mustard from the bottom of the ocean

Letting the frames go by, let the semen wash the ground
Letting the frames go by, mustard flowing underground
Into the black again, after the fade-out's gone
Once in a live Time, mustard's flowing underground

Into the black again, into silent mustard
Under the rocks and stones, there is mustard underground
Letting the frames go by, into silent mustard
Once in a live Time, mustard flowing underground

Cue may ask himself, "where is that small trebuchet?"
Cue may ask himself, "where does this walking lead to?"
Cue may ask himself, "am I right, or am I wrong?"
Cue may say to himself, "my Randall, what have you done???"

Letting the frames go by, let the semen wash the ground
Letting the frames go by, mustard flowing underground
Into the black again, after the fade-out's gone
Once in a live Time, mustard's flowing underground

Into the black again, into silent mustard
Under the rocks and stones, there is mustard underground
Letting the frames go by, into silent mustard
Once in a live Time, mustard flowing underground

Same as It ever was, same as It ever was,
Same as It ever was, same as It ever was,
Same as It ever was, same as It ever was,
Same as It ever was, same as It ever was...

Good grief, how have we missed "Take Me to the River" by the Talking Heads?


Oh, good one! That may yet show up... :wink: (and did you know that's actually a cover of an old Al green song?)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Wed May 01, 2013 1:17 pm UTC

http://www.mscha.org/tmp/xkcd/index.cgi now lists, for each frame:

  • frame number;
  • link to image downloaded at *ONG;
  • link to image on XKCD servers;
  • If the above images are different, link to image showing differences.
List¹ of all Frames of Time and after Time.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby XonqNopp » Wed May 01, 2013 1:19 pm UTC

Bytes wrote:You know, now you mention it, using brine would be nicer than using urine...

Definitely! :?
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I guess that it will be the End of Time. Wait for it.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby 123Adz321 » Wed May 01, 2013 1:20 pm UTC

mscha wrote:
123Adz321 wrote:Steam eh?
OblONG

[ img ]http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time.png[ /img ]

123Adz321, can you please fix your post so that time travellers don't get spoilered?


Whoops, fixed.
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This will convert outside time to the One True Time of Newpix
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby cari.j.elliot » Wed May 01, 2013 1:22 pm UTC

Finished my morning miniblitz. Now, to megablitz through my work from yesterday on the Outside. See you in the future, all!
I would like to request that anyone currently doing whatever and posting a large (or even medium) number/volume of responses in a singe post should
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spoiler them.
Thank you.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby XonqNopp » Wed May 01, 2013 1:24 pm UTC

mscha wrote:http://www.mscha.org/tmp/xkcd/index.cgi now lists, for each frame:

  • frame number;
  • link to image downloaded at *ONG;
  • link to image on XKCD servers;
  • If the above images are different, link to image showing differences.

But... There isn't the difference link for each one...
Life of Brian wrote:- You're all different!
- [all in unison] Yes, we are all different!
- I'm not...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby truslack » Wed May 01, 2013 1:24 pm UTC

mscha wrote:http://www.mscha.org/tmp/xkcd/index.cgi now lists, for each frame:

  • frame number;
  • link to image downloaded at *ONG;
  • link to image on XKCD servers;
  • If the above images are different, link to image showing differences.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Wed May 01, 2013 1:26 pm UTC

Bytes wrote:Well, could be interesting how detailed the strip gets for the steam bottle (no pun intended)

EDIT I presume the steam bottle is for turning urine into drinking water btw.


Well, maybe their clothes are just getting a little wrinkled?

Spoiler:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SBN » Wed May 01, 2013 1:28 pm UTC

mscha wrote:http://www.mscha.org/tmp/xkcd/index.cgi now lists, for each frame:

  • frame number;
  • link to image downloaded at *ONG;
  • link to image on XKCD servers;
  • If the above images are different, link to image showing differences.

Very cool. Thanks for including the three missing/apocryphal frames. We may be closer to the round number than we think.
astrotter wrote:It is not particularly clear to me at this time that we are not overanalyzing this...

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Wed May 01, 2013 1:36 pm UTC

truslack wrote:
mscha wrote:http://www.mscha.org/tmp/xkcd/index.cgi now lists, for each frame:

  • frame number;
  • link to image downloaded at *ONG;
  • link to image on XKCD servers;
  • If the above images are different, link to image showing differences.

You are a wonderful person :D


This is true. Much thanks for all you've done as recorder of Time!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby k.bookbinder » Wed May 01, 2013 1:37 pm UTC

XonqNopp wrote:So I guess now the topic will be "What is the steam bottle and what would they make with it?"


I conjecture that a steam bottle is a bottle for making...wait for it...steam. The ways of the Creator of Time are mysterious, indeed.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby VoronX » Wed May 01, 2013 1:41 pm UTC

Post coma update time.
Progress: 403/483 VeXlocity: -.6667 newpages/longpix.

Clueless Cueball-Megan discussions about the nature of the Sea (which is big) and Rivers (which are small - are there more?), which Cue thinks is made of water, but Megan (of course) questions (subconsciously knowing it is a proprietary seablend of holycoffeesemencancerbaconbabypcbrunoff1, after they creepily stare at us...

1-some water polar solvent substrate may or may not be added

Accidentally clicked on a link that took me to page one and WT Actual F???!?!!? *shivers*

This is fun, time-travelling backwards (relatively) while going forwards, but that party-train is getting further and further away...
Don't know how much longer I can keep this up...
If I don't get to the futurepresent, I may never get a hat!

Here's my obligatory wall-o-poststm.

Eliram wrote:קדימה בליץ גירל!

Hey, I can sort of read that! Qadimah (Onward) BlitzGirl!

marchlight wrote:
Caswallon wrote:It wasn't the ONG, it was the Image url. you need to get the full hash filename: http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/56cc97 ... ddc133.png
It is a common mistake.
Try quoting your own post above, then see what the URL shows up as.


Weird, I opened image in new tab then copied like normal. Oh well, edited the old one so that it doesn't confuse future thread dwellers. Thanks muchly for pointing it out!


My appreciation!

lmjb1964 wrote:Kryton and others who are blitzgirling, fear not the rapidly increasing number of NewPages. They are mostly short puns of, um, varying quality...

I am still really worried, in spite of this sigcouragement, and thinking of using that time machine I saw a while back, in spite of all the warnings...

Latent22 wrote:We are still having a party for BlitzGirl's arrival in the OTC on page 380/381. There is still some cake left over if anyone wants it. But if you want any you have to go back and eat it in a past edit on page 381.

That's some tasty looking cake. Don't mind if I do...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Drakeesh » Wed May 01, 2013 1:47 pm UTC

Oh my Randal that was a long post outside/coma ketchup. Nearly two Newpix spent catching up on 18 Newpages. Everything has run together in my mind.

Huzzah, Pope Helper returns,

and uh...

FrankenBAGer, (The only horrible (awesome) B movie to delve into the uses of Super Crack!)

I may need to do some actual work for a while.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Febrion » Wed May 01, 2013 1:54 pm UTC

XonqNopp wrote:
Bytes wrote:You know, now you mention it, using brine would be nicer than using urine...

Definitely! :?

But would distilled urine be preferable to distilled semencoffeecancerbabies?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Wed May 01, 2013 1:58 pm UTC

Kazza3 wrote: <snip>

StratPlayer wrote:
"Cueball's Got a Brand New Bag"

(to the tune of "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag" by James Brown)

Spoiler:
Come here Megan,
Cueball's doin' his thing
He ain't too thick...
Hell's he's just a stick, babe
But he might have flags --
'Cause Cueball's got a brand new bag.

Come here Megan,
and dig in the semencoffeecaffeine
He's not too fancy...
But his line is pretty clean
His old scaffold sags --
But Cueball's got a brand new bag.

He's doing the work,
watchin' Time fly.
He's kinda cheap -- yes, you know he cain't buy
Still he's gettin' hungry, for mashed potatoes;
and bacon on a rack; and semencoffee later.

Come here Megan,
Cueball's doin' his thing
He's tired from the trip...
And ready for some feed, babe
The sea makes him gag --
But Cueball's got a brand new bag!


I spent my childhood with this song, great stuff. (I also have a guitarist friend called James Brown; when I've played gigs with him we've occasionally introduced him as the Godfather of Soul...)



Thanks! Glad you liked it!

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And to all the others who've posted positive feedback in the blur of the recent flurry of postPages that I didn't stop to thank individually -- thank you! I DID see your kinds words and they're greatly appreciated!

:D
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby squonk » Wed May 01, 2013 1:59 pm UTC

The castle was just a MacGuffin. The real story is about to begin...


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