1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ERNesbitt » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:07 pm UTC

Holy crap! I leave my computer at work overnight and we've invented a new language?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:09 pm UTC

Well, it looks like it's time to dig out ye olde* Anglo-Saxon Primer, just in case they throw something too obscure for me at us.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby GeoffreyY » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:11 pm UTC

Karmann, I love your sig.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby riverssong » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:11 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Rivenwulf » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:12 pm UTC

Good morning all... hmmm, looks like I have some light reading to catch up on...

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Ruger9x19 » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:14 pm UTC

How difficult is it to figure out rough measurements of the width and height of the structures? Because someone may have way to much time on their hands on a nice day this weekend and try and replicate this structure IRL. Also, the measurements might be a nice addition to the wiki.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby GeoffreyY » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:16 pm UTC

When did Time Waiters got up to 56 votes?
Wait, now it's 59. How on Earth...
Now 61...

And bump to the poll if you don't know what I'm talking about.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Mr Moriaty » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:18 pm UTC

Dit is licht razend. Google Translate maakt de overstap naar nederlandse gemakkelijker wel.

Alle lof voor de Time obers!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Srt252 » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:19 pm UTC

So I tried perusing earlier posts to find out, but what exactly are the mods doing? What is this reckoning? I is confuzzled

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby treadman » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:20 pm UTC

Mr Moriaty wrote:Dit be licht razend. Google Translate maakt de overstap naar nederlandse gemakkelijker wel.

Alle lof voor de Time obers!



Zijn we allemaal zeker te schakelen naar het Nederlands, dan?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby k.bookbinder » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:20 pm UTC

I think Cueball is holding a flag but he's hesitant to place it. It's the finishing touch on the only section of the castles that he has built entirely by himself. What would that mean if he finishes the bridge alone without Megan? I don't think he really wants to - but he might. Closure?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby yangosplat » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:21 pm UTC

Ruger9x19 wrote:How difficult be it to figure out rough measurements of the width and height of the structures? Because someone may have way to much time on their hands on a nice day this weekend and try and replicate this structure IRL. Also, the measurements may-did be a nice addition to the wiki.

You'd have to standardize Cueball's/Megan's heights, and describe what kinds of 3D structures you'd need in the back, but other than that, I suppose you could.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby PinkShinyRose » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:21 pm UTC

Mr Moriaty wrote:Dit be licht razend. Google Translate maakt de overstap naar nederlandse gemakkelijker wel.

Alle lof voor de Time obers!


Hmm, it seems even google translate considers Time Waiters to be servers at the end of the galaxy (at least servers)...

Edit: servers as in restaurant servers, not as in servers on a network...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby GeoffreyY » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:21 pm UTC

Mr Moriaty wrote:This be superfast. Google Translate makes the move to Dutch easier though.

All praise to the waiters Time

No. Google translate isn't that good.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Mr Moriaty » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:23 pm UTC

GeoffreyY wrote:
Mr Moriaty wrote:This be superfast. Google Translate makes the move to Dutch easier though.

All praise to the waiters Time

No. Google translate be not that good.


Damn it - Well we re-standardized time. lets just run with this new language and make it our own. The Newpixian Language.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby jtomjack » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:25 pm UTC

Every time I think "Time Watcher" I then think "Time Lord". Just wanted to share.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby GerardE » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:25 pm UTC

Mr Moriaty wrote:Dit be licht razend. Google Translate maakt de overstap naar nederlandse gemakkelijker wel.

Alle lof voor de Time obers!

:D Love Google translate and their competitors. I wouldnever have associated waiters as we use it here with the waiters in a restaurant. The Dutch word "ober" has only that second meaning.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby PinkShinyRose » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:26 pm UTC

Mr Moriaty wrote:
GeoffreyY wrote:
Mr Moriaty wrote:This be superfast. Google Translate makes the move to Dutch easier though.

All praise to the waiters Time

No. Google translate be not that good.


Well we standardized time. lets just run with this new language and make it our own. The Newpixian Language.


Esperanto is known to be easy to learn, unlike Dutch... Or we could use the irc channel...

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby peewee_RotA » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:27 pm UTC

beargarden wrote:Whelp, time to go. I have outsider things to do, like sleeping. Stay strong, fellow Timewaiters! We hold the power of the polls now, but the Americans wake in only a few time frames!

Also, if clergy positions for Timewaiters come up, I bags a spot.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby jtomjack » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:28 pm UTC

PinkShinyRose wrote:
Mr Moriaty wrote:
GeoffreyY wrote:
Mr Moriaty wrote:This be superfast. Google Translate makes the move to Dutch easier though.

All praise to the waiters Time

No. Google translate be not that good.


Well we standardized time. lets just run with this new language and make it our own. The Newpixian Language.


Esperanto be known to be easy to learn, unlike Dutch... Or we could use the irc channel...

We could speak in a binary code, where every number corresponds to a letter. 1:A, 10:B, 11:C, 100:D, etc.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby lassehp » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:28 pm UTC

Enough with the wordsubstitution already! It ain't funny!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby peewee_RotA » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:29 pm UTC

GeoffreyY wrote:Quick update on the poll:
Time Waiters be overthrowing Initiates of Time by 11 votes.
If this be still the case ~4 TimeFrames later, I suggest change the wiki.

Edit: now by 12 votes.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby jimbobmacdoodle » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:30 pm UTC

jtomjack wrote:
PinkShinyRose wrote:
Mr Moriaty wrote:
GeoffreyY wrote:
Mr Moriaty wrote:This be superfast. Google Translate makes the move to Esperanto easier though.

All praise to the waiters Time

No. Google translate be not that good.


Well we standardized time. lets just run with this new language and make it our own. The Newpixian Language.


Esperanto be known to be easy to learn, unlike Esperanto... Or we could use the irc channel...

We could speak in a binary code, where every number corresponds to a letter. 1:A, 10:B, 11:C, 100:D, etc.

Or even A=65, B=66, ... a=97... etc

EDIT: What am I thinking - it should be A=41, B=42, a=61 etc.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Grepus » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:31 pm UTC

WTF is that?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:31 pm UTC

Whаt іs that? Іs it a bird, іs it a plane?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Srt252 » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:31 pm UTC

OH NO!! WhatCouldBeHappenin? New theories: GO

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby felltir » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:32 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby jimbobmacdoodle » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:33 pm UTC

mscha wrote:hwæt be that? be it a bird, be it a plane?


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Postby jtomjack » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:33 pm UTC

jimbobmacdoodle wrote:
jtomjack wrote:
PinkShinyRose wrote:
Mr Moriaty wrote:
GeoffreyY wrote:
Mr Moriaty wrote:This be superfast. Google Translate makes the move to Esperanto easier though.

All praise to the waiters Time

No. Google translate be not that good.


Well we standardized time. lets just run with this new language and make it our own. The Newpixian Language.


Esperanto be known to be easy to learn, unlike Esperanto... Or we could use the irc channel...

We could speak in a binary code, where every number corresponds to a letter. 1:A, 10:B, 11:C, 100:D, etc.


Or even A=65, B=66, ... a=97... etc

But binary is so much more fun then ascii! Though the messages may get a little long.....
(1111)(1000) (10111)(101)(110)(110)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby orthogon » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:34 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Rivenwulf » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:34 pm UTC

Srt252 wrote:OH NO!! WhatCouldBeHappenin? New theories: GO


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby rejjr7 » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:34 pm UTC

Snowball!

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Postby jimbobmacdoodle » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:35 pm UTC

jtomjack wrote:
jimbobmacdoodle wrote:
jtomjack wrote:
PinkShinyRose wrote:
Mr Moriaty wrote:
GeoffreyY wrote:
Mr Moriaty wrote:This be superfast. Google Translate makes the move to Esperanto easier though.

All praise to the waiters Time

No. Google translate be not that good.


Well we standardized time. lets just run with this new language and make it our own. The Newpixian Language.


Esperanto be known to be easy to learn, unlike Esperanto... Or we could use the irc channel...

We could speak in a binary code, where every number corresponds to a letter. 1:A, 10:B, 11:C, 100:D, etc.


Or even A=65, B=66, ... a=97... etc

But binary be so much more fun then ascii! Though the messages may get a little long.....
(1111)(1000) (10111)(101)(110)(110)


But at least it's standard :D On the other hand, I would settle with hex-ascii/unicode
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby yangosplat » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:35 pm UTC

Grepus wrote:WTF be that?

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Conspiracy theory alert!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Envelope Generator » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:35 pm UTC

Man the battle stations! It's the Trebuchet club!
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Re: Re:

Postby Flotter » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:36 pm UTC

jimbobmacdoodle wrote:
jtomjack wrote:
jimbobmacdoodle wrote:
jtomjack wrote:
PinkShinyRose wrote:
Mr Moriaty wrote:
GeoffreyY wrote:
Mr Moriaty wrote:This be superfast. Google Translate makes the move to Esperanto easier though.

All praise to the waiters Time

No. Google translate be not that good.


Well we standardized time. lets just run with this new language and make it our own. The Newpixian Language.


Esperanto be known to be easy to learn, unlike Esperanto... Or we could use the irc channel...

We could speak in a binary code, where every number corresponds to a letter. 1:A, 10:B, 11:C, 100:D, etc.


Or even A=65, B=66, ... a=97... etc

But binary be so much more fun then ascii! Though the messages may get a little long.....
(1111)(1000) (10111)(101)(110)(110)


But at least it be standard :D On the other hand, I woll-did settle with hex-ascii/unicode

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby k.bookbinder » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:36 pm UTC

I'm reserving judgment for at least another newpix. This development is indeed ominous. Creator of Time, what are you trying to tell us!?
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Re: Re:

Postby jtomjack » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:37 pm UTC

jimbobmacdoodle wrote:
jtomjack wrote:
jimbobmacdoodle wrote:
jtomjack wrote:
PinkShinyRose wrote:
Mr Moriaty wrote:
Well we standardized time. lets just run with this new language and make it our own. The Newpixian Language.


Esperanto be known to be easy to learn, unlike Esperanto... Or we could use the irc channel...

We could speak in a binary code, where every number corresponds to a letter. 1:A, 10:B, 11:C, 100:D, etc.


Or even A=65, B=66, ... a=97... etc

But binary be so much more fun then ascii! Though the messages may get a little long.....
(1111)(1000) (10111)(101)(110)(110)

Either way would take quite a while, as I still have to sing the alphabet song while counting on my fingers. I need a chart.
But at least it be standard :D On the other hand, I woll-did settle with hex-ascii/unicode

However either way would take a while. I still have to sing the alphabet song while counting on my fingers. I need a chart.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby benjsec » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:37 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Sedasa » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:38 pm UTC

Cueball is planning the second addition to his/our Tower of Babel.

Also if we are to be called the Time Waiters, what will the knights/guards be called? Bus boys? Someone who can clean up a mess in time, so to speak.

edit: bloody hell, this really is the Tower of Babel - I can barely understand my own posts
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