1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby GeoffreyY » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:03 pm UTC

Language
L a n g u a g e
I REALLY love this :mrgreen:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby digimuzik » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:03 pm UTC

Argh! They're coming too fast for me to keep up with in my replacer!
Keep bringing us news from the past, smolloy!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Aenea » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:03 pm UTC

benjsec wrote:
rejjr7 wrote:Snowball!

Sandball

Coffeeball

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby benjsec » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:04 pm UTC

It's taken over a TimeFrame to cross the picture. This means either
  • They built REALLY fast
  • We're looking at this on entirely the wrong scale
  • SWUh was right about the timing not being constant

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby GeoffreyY » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:04 pm UTC

Aenea wrote:
benjsec wrote:
rejjr7 wrote:Snowball!

Sandball

Coffeeball

Snow ball
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Foarm » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:04 pm UTC

mscha wrote:Definitely a projectile of sorts.

it's flying(?) perfectly horizontal...
squonk wrote:Looks like you grossly underestimated the passing of time.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby k.bookbinder » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:05 pm UTC

Rivenwulf wrote:Ah! Whatever it be caught his attention!

Well I don't think it's a projectile aimed at the castle. If it is it's awfully small and has no parabolic arc. I think it's still in the distance moving left to right.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mikrit » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:05 pm UTC

The Owl wrote:
benjsec wrote:Time Waiters do unfortunately sound like people who'd serve you at the restaurant at the end of the universe.

This whole thread seems to have something of Douglas Adams about it. With just a pinch of Terry Pratchett for seasoning, perhaps.

Yes, it reminds of this:
Terry Prattchett wrote:Wobbler had written an actual computer game like this once. It was called "Journey to Alpha Centauri". It was a screen with some dots on it. Because, he said, it happened in real time, which no-one had ever heard of until computers. He'd seen on TV that it took three thousand years to get to Alpha Centauri. He had written it so that if anyone kept their computer on for three thousand years, they'd be rewarded by a little dot appearing in the middle of the screen, and then a message saying, "Welcome to Alpha Centauri. Now go home."
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby dreiarmumig » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:05 pm UTC

Hm, so there goes my theory, it didn't disappear. But maybe it'll do so in the next one or the one after that.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby beargarden » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:05 pm UTC

peewee_RotA wrote:
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.


I reckon you've earned the position of Cardinal.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SecondTalon » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:07 pm UTC

digimuzik wrote:Argh! they be coming too fast for me to keep up with in my cheater!

Can't imagine how that would be happening.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby dreiarmumig » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:07 pm UTC

GeoffreyY wrote:
Aenea wrote:
benjsec wrote:
rejjr7 wrote:Snowball!

Sandball

Coffeeball

angelpoop ball

Or, you k­now, the other kind of snowball, as in snowballing.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby daef » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:08 pm UTC

dreiarmumig wrote:
GeoffreyY wrote:
Aenea wrote:
benjsec wrote:
rejjr7 wrote:Snowball!

Sandball

Coffeeball

angelpoop ball

Or, you k­now, the other kind of snowball, as in snowballing.

semenball

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby kryton » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:08 pm UTC

GeoffreyY wrote:
Aenea wrote:
benjsec wrote:
rejjr7 wrote:Snowball!

Sandball

Coffeeball

angelpoop ball

dandruff ball
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Chronicer » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:08 pm UTC

Long time lurker, mainly register-did to share my epiphany (Apologies if someone ninjaphany-did me in the previous 130+ pages):

I propose that the official Bard of the Time-Waiters be Tom Waits (ahem...get it? :roll: ) and the official hymn -certainly someone proposed before me- his opus "time" :
And it's time time time
And it is time
And it's time
And it's time time
That you love
And it's time time time


For those that have not already you should check the rest of the lyrics. I promise it be worth it...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mkokotovich » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:08 pm UTC

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:

Agreed. I also love that adding spaces between letters doesn't work anymore. And I especially love that it translates it to the new meaning, plus spaces between letters.
Test:
langu age
lan guage
l a n g u a g e

C'mon robot, you can do better.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby digimuzik » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:09 pm UTC

SecondTalon wrote:
digimuzik wrote:Argh! they is/be coming too fast for me to keep up with in my replacer!

can't imagine how that could is/be happening.


Lol. r-e-p-l-a-c-e-r = cheater.
Keep bringing us news from the past, smolloy!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby dreiarmumig » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:09 pm UTC

daef wrote:
dreiarmumig wrote:
GeoffreyY wrote:
Aenea wrote:
benjsec wrote:
rejjr7 wrote:Snowball!

Sandball

Coffeeball

angelpoop ball

Or, you k­now, the other kind of snowball, as in snowballing.

semenball

semenball = the other kind of snowball

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby beargarden » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:09 pm UTC

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:


Yeah, I quite like the British-ly skewed ones.
Now if only we could get them to change "time" to wibbly-wobbly stuff.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Srt252 » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:09 pm UTC

ItMovedDownByAbout3Pixels, MaybeGoingToHitCastlePrime

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Armaskarhu » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:10 pm UTC

That projectile to hit the right side of the New Bridge according to physics maybe

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Grepus » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:10 pm UTC

Mods and admins have obviously had enough and are trying to slow down this thread... Well, we will just have to resort to gobbledygook!
I was sure I had an account here before... Ho hum, it's lost in Time now...

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Mr Moriaty » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:10 pm UTC

Undeterminedmaterialthatmaybesandsnowseamanorevenbacon-ball

Things are getting weird even for this thread.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby daef » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:11 pm UTC

dreiarmumig wrote:
daef wrote:
dreiarmumig wrote:
GeoffreyY wrote:
Aenea wrote:
benjsec wrote:
rejjr7 wrote:Snowball!

Sandball

Coffeeball

angelpoop ball

Or, you k­now, the other kind of snowball, as in snowballing.

semenball

semenball = the other kind of snowball

yeah - i got it - but i just wanted to say it out loud :)

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Lord Cathbad » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:11 pm UTC

I have officially lost track of this thread. I have no idea what's going on anymore.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby dreiarmumig » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:11 pm UTC

Also, has anyone noticed that k-n-o-w is now 'ken'?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby beargarden » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:11 pm UTC

Mr Moriaty wrote:Undeterminedmaterialthatmaybesandsnowseamanorevenbacon-ball

Things be getting weird even for this thread.


Seaman! Well, this is the beach, probably.

Edit: apparently Un-determinedmaterialthatmaybesandsnowseamanorevenbacon-ball is now spamalot?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mkokotovich » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:12 pm UTC

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 what I create for myself
Ooh! Tacos!

C'mon robot, you tin do gooder.


Okay, now I'm afraid...

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby jdc » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:12 pm UTC

Grepus wrote:WTF be that?

Image

I don't know, but I spent half a newpix trying to clean it off my monitor.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Envelope Generator » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:12 pm UTC

Chronicer wrote:Long time lurker, mainly register-did to share my epiphany (Apologies if someone ninjaphanied me in the previous 130+ pages):

I propose that the official Bard of the Time-Waiters be Tom Waits (ahem...get it? :roll: ) and the official hymn -certainly someone proposed before me- his opus "time" :
And it be time time time
And it be time
And it be time
And it be time time
That you love
And it be time time time


For those that have not already you should check the rest of the lyrics. I promise it be worth it...


I suggested that fourty or so pages ago. You'd have to modify the lyrics to make most of it relevant to anything. "Things are pretty lousy for a stick figure girl..." or something.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby xspeedballx » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:12 pm UTC

daef wrote:
dreiarmumig wrote:
daef wrote:
dreiarmumig wrote:
GeoffreyY wrote:
Aenea wrote:
benjsec wrote:
rejjr7 wrote:Snowball!

Sandball

Coffeeball

angelpoop ball

Or, you k­now, the other kind of snowball, as in snowballing.

semenball

semenball = the other kind of snowball

yeah - i got it - but i just wanted to say it out loud :)

MONEY SHOT!

M O N E Y!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SecondTalon » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:12 pm UTC

dreiarmumig wrote:Also, has anyone noticed that k-e-n be now 'ken'?

You are not the first. Have a cookie anyway
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby benjsec » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:12 pm UTC

dreiarmumig wrote:Also, has anyone noticed that k-e-n be now 'ken'?


We'll all be exclaiming "Crivens!" next

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby bigcrag92 » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:13 pm UTC

daef wrote:
dreiarmumig wrote:
GeoffreyY wrote:
Aenea wrote:
benjsec wrote:
rejjr7 wrote:Snowball!

Sandball

Coffeeball

angelpoop ball

Or, you k­now, the other kind of snowball, as in snowballing.

semenball

Caffinated-semenball
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby hdhale » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:13 pm UTC

If one were to lay siege to the place, the logical first target for your trebuchets would be the citadel, since a few well placed shots may take out part of the garrison.

This in no way reflects that I have placed far too much Warcraft 2 or TWM2 in the past.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Mr Moriaty » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:13 pm UTC

Dead Pixels In The Sky.... Nooooooooooooooooo
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby squonk » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:13 pm UTC

Really? Mods are editing other people's comments with stupid stuff now?

This forum has officially jumped the shark. Goodbye.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby dreiarmumig » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:13 pm UTC

daef wrote:
dreiarmumig wrote:
daef wrote:
dreiarmumig wrote:
GeoffreyY wrote:
Aenea wrote:
benjsec wrote:
rejjr7 wrote:Snowball!

Sandball

Coffeeball

angelpoop ball

Or, you k­now, the other kind of snowball, as in snowballing.

semenball

semenball = the other kind of snowball

yeah - i got it - but i just wanted to say it out loud :)

Ah, I see. Haven't slept much, I should have a caffeinated semenball or something.
Edit: Damn it, ninja'ed by bigcrag92
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mkokotovich » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:13 pm UTC

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.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

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

Okay, I come back after another 30 or so newpix, and discover that somewhere along the line, people have invented some sort of 1981-esque newspeak, and am mystified, confused, shocked, appalled, and somewhat intrigued by the evolution of the new "time" society.

Then I find out the reckoning is happening, and am just dissapointed.

Until I realize with this thread, now that it has been suggested, We probably will create a new language that makes no sense to the uninitiated, thus ins ome ways making the reckoning irrelevant.

I'm not sure whether to be proud of my part in this, or deeply, deeply disturbed.

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