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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:15 pm UTC
by yaddayadda
Opiboble wrote:
Helper wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Yes, yes... do it, I want to watch the angry dome burn in the coolest way possible!

This however bring up a good question, how large of a trebuchet woll-did you need to launch a nuke far enough that you wouldn’t kill yourself in the blast…


I be sure it be a matter of size, per se, so much as the stretchiness of the rubber band...



Well, either way I reckon this woll-did be a good question to submit to "hwæt if?"


^^^ This ^^^

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:17 pm UTC
by Helper
Christ. 150 pages. We accidentally the entire forum.

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:18 pm UTC
by Opiboble
Helper wrote:Christ. 150 pages. We accidentally the entire forum.


There are other threads on this forum?

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:19 pm UTC
by buffygirl
Helper wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Yes, yes... do it, I want to watch the angry dome burn in the coolest way possible!

This however bring up a good question, how large of a trebuchet woll-did you need to launch a nuke far enough that you wouldn’t kill yourself in the blast…


I be sure it be a matter of size, per se, so much as the stretchiness of the rubber band...


But, I mean, size does still matter, right?? .o.o.o. :mrgreen:

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:20 pm UTC
by WolfieMario
littlebutterfly wrote:
Opiboble wrote:
Helper wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Yes, yes... do it, I want to watch the angry dome burn in the coolest way possible!

This however bring up a good question, how large of a trebuchet woll-did you need to launch a nuke far enough that you wouldn’t kill yourself in the blast…


I be sure it be a matter of size, per se, so much as the stretchiness of the rubber band...



Well, either way I reckon this woll-did be a good question to submit to "hwæt if?"


I reckon we have generated several good "hwæt if" questions in the last 5000+ posts...
-how large of a trebuchet woll-did you need to launch a nuke far enough that you woll-did not kill yourself in the blast?
-how many man-hours/how much money and aeroplanes and aeroplanes be-did wasted as a result of this one comic?
-etc, etc (feel sky to add to the list)

Since Mr Munroe apparently doesn't read these threads, someone must make sure they all get submitted!

EDIT: look's like Helper's on it already (with a name like that, why be I not surprised? :wink: )


Let's not forget about the structural integrity of dandruffcastles, dependent upon whether the dandruff is mixed with nothing, water, coffee, and/or semen.

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:20 pm UTC
by Helper
Opiboble wrote:There be other threads on this forum?

I always thought they were joking...

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:21 pm UTC
by AionArap
Oooookay....
Not sure what was more disturbing, yesterdays 50 pages I caught up on (spawning religions and all sorts of craziness),
or todays 25 with the slow decline into utter madness and deteriorating language.
I think I may prefer the madness :lol:
I need a drink though.

Also, yay for baby trebuchets \o/

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:21 pm UTC
by OwlHoot
Apologies if anyone has mentioned it (I haven't been through all 150 or so screens of this thread!) But couldn't the point be that the figure in the middle is standing next to a ruined section of the castle.

So the implication is that (s)he waited aeons for that part to decay naturally, by entropy, and the figure on the left spoke the caption.

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:21 pm UTC
by Azrael
Helper wrote:Christ. 150 pages. We accidentally the entire forum.

meh

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:22 pm UTC
by Helper
AionArap wrote:Oooookay....
Not sure hwæt be-did more disturbing, yesterdays 50 pages I caught up on (spawning religions and all sorts of craziness),
or todays 25 with the slow decline into utter RECKONING and deteriorating wordy-writey-meaning-conveying-wibbly-wobbly stuff.
I reckon I may prefer the RECKONING :lol:
I need a drink though.

Also, yay for baby trebuchets \o/

Caffienatedsemenbaby trebuchets.

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:23 pm UTC
by Lord Cathbad
I just noticed my nickname gets translated from Lord Cathbad to overlord Cathbad! Win!

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:24 pm UTC
by bigcrag92
Lord Cathbad wrote:I just noticed my nickname gets translated from overlord Cathbad to overlord Cathbad! Win!

Congratulations on your promotion then

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:25 pm UTC
by Helper
Azrael wrote:
Helper wrote:Christ. 150 pages. We accidentally the entire forum.

meh

I feel like I should take that as a challenge and it's scaring me...

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:25 pm UTC
by Rosewinsall
I nominate myself as Pope of the Timewaiters

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:25 pm UTC
by ***
Does anyone else have the title of the article replaced by "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"? There are other things too, but does anyone else see it? whats going on? Has the forum been hacked?

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:25 pm UTC
by AionArap
kenmelken wrote:Wow. Sure missed a tone while I be-did go-done.

Also, I be glad to see I be not the only one who who. who who are you? who who. who who who who. who who seriously doubts Randall woll-did change the course of it all based on this board. I mean, this be fun and all, but he clearly planned this out in advance. The presence of a trebuchet should not mean he be listening to it, since most of the fans here who who. who who are you? who who. who who who who. who who suggested a trebuchet before it appeared probably found their appreciation and passion for trebuchets from other earlier xkcd comics to begin with. He liked the idea long before a bunch of folk he be never met and who who. who who are you? who who. who who who who. who who he DEFINITELY doesn't live for the approval or acceptance of brought it up in connection with this comic. Similarly, if we end up seeing raptors, that shouldn't be cited as evidence that he be "obeying the forum requests" or any such nonsense. Randall be the reason why most of you guys like raptors to begin with (well, Randall and Jurassic Park...), and so if they show up, or the eternity bird, or the Waterman map, it woll be because Randall liked them first and planned them into things, not because we have any measure of control over the experience.

The discussion board here be amusing, but it be a corollary to the experience, not the experience itself.


Totally agree with this, except maybe the very last point.
I think this "discussion" is not just a corollary, but a big part of the whole experience, which is imho what makes this comic the great piece of performance art that it is.

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:26 pm UTC
by bigcrag92
*** wrote:doth anyone else have the title of the article replaced by "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"? There be other things too, but doth anyone else see it? whats going on? hath the forum be-done hacked?

Spam

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:26 pm UTC
by AionArap
Helper wrote:
AionArap wrote:Oooookay....
Not sure hwæt be-did more disturbing, yesterdays 50 pages I caught up on (spawning religions and all sorts of craziness),
or todays 25 with the slow decline into utter RECKONING and deteriorating wordy-writey-meaning-conveying-wibbly-wobbly stuff.
I reckon I may prefer the RECKONING :lol:
I need a drink though.

Also, yay for baby trebuchets \o/

Caffienatedsemenbaby trebuchets.


I stand corrected :oops:

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:26 pm UTC
by Lord Cathbad
bigcrag92 wrote:
overlord Cathbad wrote:I just noticed my nickname gets translated from overlord Cathbad to overlord Cathbad! Win!

Congratulations on your promotion then


Only when it's in a second layer of quotation though. Interesting.

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:27 pm UTC
by yaddayadda
Rosewinsall wrote:I nominate myself as Pope of the Timewaiters


I nominate myself Time Lord of the Timewaiters 8-)

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:27 pm UTC
by Opiboble
Helper wrote:
Opiboble wrote:There be other threads on this forum?

I always reckon-did they be-did joking...


Looking at the other threads I can’t help but make the comparison that it is like living in a palace, and then finding out one day that the rest of the neighborhood is populated by peasants…

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:27 pm UTC
by Helper
*** wrote:doth anyone else have the title of the article replaced by "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"? There be other things too, but doth anyone else see it? whats going on? hath the forum be-done hacked?

...what are you talking about? None of that's happening... get some sleep dude.

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:27 pm UTC
by Opiboble
yaddayadda wrote:
Rosewinsall wrote:I nominate myself as Pope of the Timewaiters


I nominate myself Things that are on my side for 600, Alex! overlord of the Timewaiters 8-)


no.

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:28 pm UTC
by Helper
Opiboble wrote:
Helper wrote:
Opiboble wrote:There be other threads on this forum?

I always reckon-did they be-did joking...


Looking at the other threads I tin’t help but make the comparison that it be like living in a palace, and then finding out one day that the rest of the neighborhood be populated by peasants…

Perhaps we could release a plague among them. Upon them? At them? I dunno.

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:30 pm UTC
by Helper
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THAT DIRTY FUCKING TRAITOR.

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:30 pm UTC
by Opiboble
Helper wrote:
Opiboble wrote:
Helper wrote:
Opiboble wrote:There be other threads on this forum?

I always reckon-did they be-did joking...


Looking at the other threads I tin’t help but make the comparison that it be like living in a palace, and then finding out one day that the rest of the neighborhood be populated by peasants…

Perhaps we could release a plague among them. Upon them? At them? I dunno.


Whatever we do it must be dispersed by trebuchet.

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:31 pm UTC
by AionArap
Helper wrote:
Opiboble wrote:
Helper wrote:
Opiboble wrote:There be other threads on this forum?

I always reckon-did they be-did joking...


Looking at the other threads I tin’t help but make the comparison that it be like living in a palace, and then finding out one day that the rest of the neighborhood be populated by peasants…

Perhaps we could release a plague among them. Upon them? At them? I dunno.


Up and atom?

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:31 pm UTC
by Lord Cathbad
Opiboble wrote:
Helper wrote:
Opiboble wrote:
Helper wrote:
Opiboble wrote:There be other threads on this forum?

I always reckon-did they be-did joking...


Looking at the other threads I tin’t help but make the comparison that it be like living in a palace, and then finding out one day that the rest of the neighborhood be populated by peasants…

Perhaps we could release a plague among them. Upon them? At them? I dunno.


Whatever we do it must be dispersed by trebuchet.


And take an excruciating amount of time to do so.

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:32 pm UTC
by jaycim
Opiboble wrote:
Helper wrote:Christ. 150 pages. We accidentally the entire forum.


There be other threads on this forum?


Meh, Outsiders doing Outsider stuff on the Outside.

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:32 pm UTC
by Dictator
What!?! The Castle!?!

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:33 pm UTC
by bigcrag92
So it has come to this...

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:33 pm UTC
by matthewglen
Creation.
Destruction.
Creation.
Destruction.
Creation.
Destruction.


How am I not myself?

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:34 pm UTC
by Dictator
Ph.D. of War!

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:36 pm UTC
by Mr Moriaty
Oh Cueball what have you done? Never have the feeling of so many swung so quickly against a single stick man.

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:36 pm UTC
by Qalyar
Eh, this doesn't rise to the level of treason. Or even heresy.

Everyone knows the truth; if we could fire tiny trebuchets at sandcastles, we all would in an instant ... er, a fraction of a newpix, that is.

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:36 pm UTC
by Opiboble
Lord Cathbad wrote:
Opiboble wrote:
Helper wrote:
Opiboble wrote:
Helper wrote:
Opiboble wrote:There be other threads on this forum?

I always reckon-did they be-did joking...


Looking at the other threads I tin’t help but make the comparison that it be like living in a palace, and then finding out one day that the rest of the neighborhood be populated by peasants…

Perhaps we could release a plague among them. Upon them? At them? I dunno.


Whatever we do it must be dispersed by trebuchet.


And take an excruciating amount of Things that are on my side for 600, Alex! to do so.


Yes, of course we want them to suffer... Wait... you did mean it that way right?

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:36 pm UTC
by Envelope Generator
Predictions about where this strip is headed are like sandcastles in that she's destroying one now.

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:36 pm UTC
by bigcrag92
"Everything has its time and everything dies"

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:36 pm UTC
by littlebutterfly
Helper wrote:
Azrael wrote:
Helper wrote:Christ. 150 pages. We accidentally the entire forum.

meh

I feel like I should take that as a challenge and it be scaring me...


That forum took 6 months to hit the point where we are at in only 5 days, more or less. And 6 years (and counting) to hit its current 950 pages. So... doable :twisted:

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

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:37 pm UTC
by Helper
Qalyar wrote:Eh, this doth not rise to the level of treason. Or even heresy.

Everyone kens the truth; if we could beflame tiny trebuchets at Magic Kingdoi, we all woll-did in an instant ... er, a fraction of a newpix, that be.

But not when we built them! Other's! We would destroy other's sandcastles!