1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Flotter » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:14 pm UTC

I don't think it will hit the castle. It's a ball that is thrown in the water, and in a few newpix we see a dog running over and destroying the castle.

edit - newpix, not newpics :oops:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby plumander » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:14 pm UTC

So fill me in... what's with all the weird-speak?

Edit: Forum corrections.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby higgs-boson » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:14 pm UTC

Finally, I caught up. Cueballs Sand Castle Engineering skill seems to have inproved greatly.

Oh, and I can provide a new theory about the thought behind 1190:

It just a misunderstanding!

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Malte asked: "And what about the time between two frames?"

Randall said: "So flow is possible."
Malte heared: "As slow as possible."

Malte said: "He, OK."


Imagine. 5000+ posts, an everlasting self-updating Web Comic... Because Malte did not wash his ears.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SecondTalon » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:14 pm UTC

squonk wrote:Really? Mods be editing other people's comments with stupid stuff now?

This forum has officially jumped the shark. Goodbye.

We can lead you to text, but we cannot force you to read it, thus revealing your own inadequacies

But yeah, ask nice and I'm sure Belial will help you with that Goodbye.

plumander wrote:So fill me in... hwæt's with all the weird-speak?

Edit: Forum corrections.

Have you tried.. Reading the announcements stapled to the top of every forum?

They're kinda important.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby digimuzik » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:16 pm UTC

SecondTalon wrote:
squonk wrote:Really? Mods are/is/be/am/am editing other people's comments with stupid stuff now?

This forum has officially jumped the shark. Goodbye.

We can lead you to text, but we tinnot force you to read it, thus revealing your own inadequacies

But yeah, ask nice and I are/is/be/am/am sure Belial will help you with that Goodbye.

plumander wrote:So fill me in... what's with all the weird-speak?

Edit: Forum corrections.

Have you tried.. Reading the announcements stapled to the top of every forum?

they are/is/be/am/am kinda important.


That would require leaving the thread (t-h-r-e-a-d), lol. :)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby beargarden » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:16 pm UTC

mkokotovich wrote:
mkokotovich wrote:
mkokotovich wrote:
GeoffreyY wrote:wordy-writey-meaning-conveying-wibbly-wobbly stuff
w o r d y - w r i t e y - m e a n i n g - c o n v e y i n g - w i b b l y - w o b b l y s t u f f
I REALLY love this :mrgreen:

Please. Stop. Just.. stop.
Test:
Existence be a meaningless prison
I have no reality other than hwæt I create for myself
Ooh! Tacos!

C'mon robot, you tin do gooder.


Okay, now I be afraid...

I, for one, welcome our new word-shifting overlords.

Should this be added to the wiki?
"During a dark period in the age of the Waiters, each man and woman's words were mangled within their throats as they spoke. It was the work of the Word-Shifters."
Edit: Oh wow, that sounds cool in shifted-speak.
Edit 2: In fact, I'mma post it here again in shifted-speak just to immortalise this bit of shifted poetry.
"During a dark period in the age of the Waiters, each werman and wyfman's words be-did mangled within their throats as they spoke. It be-did the work of the Word-Shifters"
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby digimuzik » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:17 pm UTC

T-i-m-e changed!!!!
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby Dracomax » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:17 pm UTC

SecondTalon wrote:
squonk wrote:Really? Mods be editing other people's comments with stupid stuff now?

This forum has officially jumped the shark. Goodbye.

We tin lead you to text, but we tinnot force you to read it, thus revealing your own inadequacies

But yeah, ask nice and I be sure Belial woll help you with that Goodbye.

plumander wrote:So fill me in... hwæt's with all the weird-speak?

Edit: Forum corrections.

Have you tried.. Reading the announcements stapled to the top of every forum?

they be kinda important.

To be fair, I haven't really left this particular thread since it began...
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby ugmhemhe » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:18 pm UTC

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A BALL!!!!!
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby westie » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:18 pm UTC

*slow clap* for "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Well played, overlords, well played.

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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby Mr Moriaty » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:18 pm UTC

So when does this Discusting-yet-gratifying-sex behind the 7-11 occur?
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby SecondTalon » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:18 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby Srt252 » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:19 pm UTC

Dont_Give_In_To_The_Madness,We_Must_Resist!!
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 0, Alex!"

Postby SBN » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:19 pm UTC

Envelope Generator wrote:I suggested that fourty or so pages ago. You'd have to modify the lyrics to make most of it relevant to anything. "Things be pretty lousy for a stick figure girl..." or something.


Wait, now we need relevance?
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby PinkShinyRose » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:19 pm UTC

beargarden wrote:
mkokotovich wrote:
mkokotovich wrote:
mkokotovich wrote:
GeoffreyY wrote:wordy-writey-meaning-conveying-wibbly-wobbly stuff
w o r d y - w r i t e y - m e a n i n g - c o n v e y i n g - w i b b l y - w o b b l y s t u f f
I REALLY love this :mrgreen:

Please. Stop. Just.. stop.
Test:
Existence be a meaningless prison
I have no reality other than hwæt I create for myself
Ooh! Tacos!

C'mon robot, you tin do gooder.


Okay, now I be afraid...

I, for one, welcome our new word-shifting overlords.

Should this be added to the wiki?
"During a dark period in the age of the Things that are on my side for 600, Alex! Waiters, each werman and wyfman's words be-did mangled within their throats as they spoke. It be-did the work of the Word-Shifters."
Edit: Oh wow, that sounds cool in shifted-speak.


No, we should start a thread to pray to the go... ehm, mods for mercy...

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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby GeoffreyY » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:19 pm UTC

squonk wrote:Really? Mods be editing other people's comments with stupid stuff now?

This forum has officially jumped the shark. Goodbye.

Seriouly? I do think that crosses the line, but doesn't mean I don't enjoy it.
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby ugmhemhe » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:19 pm UTC

why isn't the image being displayed? :(
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby Mr Moriaty » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:20 pm UTC

Aha the Skirt signature is back to give me that slight feeling of awkward arousal I feel this topic has missed the last few hours.
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby jimbobmacdoodle » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:20 pm UTC

New theory - Randall knew how much debate would be going on caused by this comic. He timed it so that we'd all get sucked in just in time for the Reckoning to kick off and affect an active thread of more than 130 pages.

Also - what in the thread name change??? (am I being slow - I think I might be)

EDIT: ...ok so now the word that is the title of this comic is being substituted with a 7 letter phrase...
EDIT2: Ninja-ed on my edit
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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby SecondTalon » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:20 pm UTC

ugmhemhe wrote:why be not the image being displayed? :(

Because it includes the word "Time". Which has been filtered.


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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby dreiarmumig » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:20 pm UTC

So I guess we're now the Time Waiters.

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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 0, Alex!"

Postby Envelope Generator » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:21 pm UTC

SBN wrote:
Envelope Generator wrote:I suggested that fourty or so pages ago. You'd have to modify the lyrics to make most of it relevant to anything. "Things be pretty lousy for a stick figure girl..." or something.


Wait, now we need relevance?


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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby jdc » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:21 pm UTC

Mr Moriaty wrote:So when does this Discusting-yet-gratifying-sex behind the 7-11 occur?

It be already occurred. Looks like you missed it.
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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby Mr Moriaty » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:22 pm UTC

dreiarmumig wrote:So I guess we be now the Things that are on my side for 600, Alex! Waiters.


It certainly does not have the same ring to it really.
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby GeoffreyY » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:22 pm UTC

Filter test:
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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby Radical_Initiator » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:22 pm UTC

PinkShinyRose wrote:No, we should start a thread to pray to the go... ehm, mods for mercy...


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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby Srt252 » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:23 pm UTC

Why_are_the_mods_attacking?

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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby TessC » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:23 pm UTC

Wow. I grab a few newpix of sleep and all hell breaks loose.

Edit: cool, I_said_something unmangleable.
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby Someguy945 » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:23 pm UTC

Last year (or maybe it was the year before, I can't remember) on April Fool's day, all posts were temporarily displayed only after being passed through a wacky text-conversion script.

Seems we started early this year.

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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby plumander » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:23 pm UTC

PinkShinyRose wrote:No, we should start a thread to pray to the go... ehm, mods for mercy...


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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby Mr Moriaty » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:23 pm UTC

jdc wrote:
Mr Moriaty wrote:So when does this Discusting-yet-gratifying-sex behind the 7-11 occur?

It be already occurred. Looks like you missed it.


WHAT? yesterday I missed the formation of a cult and today i miss sex behind a common non-uk convenience store. I am NOT going to bed tonight in-case i miss the second coming of Elvis.
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby felltir » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:24 pm UTC

Read the announcement.

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Re: 1190: Is it a bird? Is it a plane?

Postby pdg » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:24 pm UTC

Uh oh.... why do I have a feeling that after spending the entire night building those arches, that speck will turn out to be a bird, will land on them and wreck all his hard work?

Noooooooooooooooooooooo.......!
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby GeoffreyY » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:24 pm UTC

Wait, what?
Filter test:
Time
Language

I LOVE this! :mrgreen:
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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby Someguy945 » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:24 pm UTC

GeoffreyY wrote:instant test:
ken
ken-did
woll
woll-did


You may wish to test words by using the "Preview" button instead of posting.

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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby Dracomax » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:25 pm UTC

I dinnae ken why we do be not takin' the idea, filin' the serial numbers off it, and claiming that no reckoning is happening.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby digimuzik » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:25 pm UTC

TessC wrote:Wow. I grab a few newpix of sleep and all hell breaks loose.

Edit: cool, I_said_something unmangleable.


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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby SecondTalon » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:26 pm UTC

Someguy945 wrote:Last year (or maybe it be-did the year before, I tin't remember) on April Fool's day, all posts be-did temporarily displayed only after being passed through a wacky text-conversion script.

Seems we started early this year.

It's always been before April Fools day. Started in February and has been slowly backsliding to now, which means it's wacky, really wacky, damn near impossible to use wacky, April Fools, back to normal.

TessC wrote:Wow. I grab a few newpix of sleep and all hell breaks loose.

Edit: cool, I_said_something unmangleable.


Holy crap, you typed newpix?
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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby GeoffreyY » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:26 pm UTC

Someguy945 wrote:You may wish to test words by using the "Preview" button instead of posting.

Thanks for the tip!
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby Kyrie » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:26 pm UTC

I have been following Time but the last time I was on the topic they were 100 less pages and people were speaking regular English. Can I have a manual or a dictionary to translate? Who is Alex? Where does "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!" come from???


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