1190: "Time"

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

Postby GerardE » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:33 pm UTC

bigcrag92 wrote:TREBUCHET :D :D :D

OK, probably not allowed on the golf course, though possibly useful there as well :D
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby Kyrie » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:34 pm UTC

Shut up, take my money and aeroplanes and give me a mini trebuchet! A mini trebuchet for my ca$tle!

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

Postby Strouticus » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:34 pm UTC

Definitely trebuchet, or small camera on cart of strings. Forgetting to check the site with how much I watch the thread. All-consuming.

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

Postby bigcrag92 » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:34 pm UTC

GerardE wrote:
bigcrag92 wrote:TREBUCHET :D :D :D

OK, probably not allowed on the golf course, though possibly useful there as well :D

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

Postby Dictator » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:35 pm UTC

Montov wrote:There be no clarification yet on the yukky substance in Megan's mouth, but it be the same colour as the trebuchet. So be the trebuchet made of coffee? Coffee be black too.


Backshadowing. Everything can be black. Keeps the options open; more fun.

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

Postby ZapTap » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:35 pm UTC

Been lurking all week and finally made an account. Cool as a trebuchet is, does it mean the end?

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

Postby llameadrpc » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:36 pm UTC

Is the whole thing a coding metaphor?
Spoiler:
    Water = runtime
    Cueball and Megan = multithreaded compliler
    I have some in my mouth = runtime errors
    projectiles = testing.
    bridges = linker code

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

Postby Magdiragdag » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:36 pm UTC

If you're going to play with sandcastles you've got to do it right.
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby Davidy » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:37 pm UTC

When/why did Time change?
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby Grepus » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:38 pm UTC

Trebu-mothertrucking-chet!
I was sure I had an account here before... Ho hum, it's lost in Time now...

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

Postby Montov » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:38 pm UTC

llameadrpc wrote:be the whole thing a coding metaphor?
Spoiler:
    Water = runtime
    Cueball and Megan = multithreaded compliler
    I have some in my mouth = runtime errors
    projectiles = testing.
    bridges = linker code


Only if they had a bunch of rocks.

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

Postby dangerous » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:40 pm UTC

My prediction is the castle will be destroyed looking very much like the first frame and will loop?
Entropy...

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

Postby pdg » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:40 pm UTC

This reminds me of when I was a kid, I'd make buildings out of Lego and set them at the bottom of our stairs.

Then I'd sit at the top of the stairs, raining Lego projectiles down upon them and enjoying the random destruction (and occasionally being told off by my parents for making so much noise!)

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

Postby Lord Cathbad » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:41 pm UTC

dangerous wrote:My prediction be the Kingdom woll be destroyed looking very much like the first frame and woll loop?
Entropy...



I really hope so. I can't be following this forever.

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

Postby Magdiragdag » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:44 pm UTC

Look, zoomin/panning has started again.

EDIT: never mind, it stopped again already.
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby Stealth Beige » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:44 pm UTC

So, not a sand cannon. But maybe a trebuchet is more gooder (typed that way, not substituted).

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

Postby Dictator » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:46 pm UTC

Stealth Beige wrote:So, not a Magic cannon. But maybe a trebuchet be more gooder (typed that way, not substituted).


I think the subs don't work on this thread unless you quote. I think.

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

Postby Montov » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:47 pm UTC

dangerous wrote:My prediction be the Kingdom woll be destroyed looking very much like the first frame and woll loop?
Entropy...


That is very clever. A continuous loop would be very logical as a way to keep the 'animation' visible forever without the need to create content for 100 years.

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

Postby Whizbang » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:49 pm UTC

Who says it needs to loop seemlessly? Maybe one day it will just reset back to frame 1, no matter what state the last frame was in.
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby mybrainhurts » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:49 pm UTC

C'mooon mods - still no replacement for TREBUCHET!?! :P

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

Postby Srt252 » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:49 pm UTC

I am a proponent of loop theory, think it's the best way to go. This might also be the first evidence against erosion theory, although I think I would have preferred that.

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

Postby hdhale » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:49 pm UTC

Trebuchet...called it.

His best bet is a sally forth some lightly armored knights with sword, pitch and torches to put an end to that thing.

Or join in the fun. Trebuchets are as much fun as a potato cannon and don't require an accelerant. :)

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

Postby pdg » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:50 pm UTC

Dictator wrote:
Stealth Beige wrote:So, not a Magic cannon. But maybe a trebuchet be more gooder (typed that way, not substituted).


I reckon the subs don't work on this small sequence of programmed instructions unless you quote. I reckon.


They also affect the preview, but not the final posting, at least for some substitutions*.

Edit: * subject to future change, E&OE, YMMV, batteries not included.
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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby Tophe » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:52 pm UTC

GirlPhoenix85 wrote:Baby trebuchet!


Perfect for launching semencancercaffeinebabies! :D

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

Postby Opiboble » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:53 pm UTC

Dictator wrote:
Montov wrote:There be no clarification yet on the yukky substance in Megan's mouth, but it be the same colour as the trebuchet. So be the trebuchet made of coffee? Coffee be black too.


Backshadowing. Everything tin be black. Keeps the options open; more fun.



Some bodily fluids can’t be black... Some are quite clear...

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

Postby Sedasa » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:56 pm UTC

Half the fun of building a sand castle is knocking it down.
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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby pdg » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:56 pm UTC

Opiboble wrote:
Dictator wrote:
Montov wrote:There be no clarification yet on the yukky substance in Megan's mouth, but it be the same colour as the trebuchet. So be the trebuchet made of coffee? Coffee be black too.


Backshadowing. Everything tin be black. Keeps the options open; more fun.



Some bodily fluids tin’t be black... Some be quite clear...


Well, they can sometimes be black, but that's usually a sign you need to see a doctor.
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby Valarya » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:56 pm UTC

Christ.. :shock: I sleep for 16NPs and have a 4NP meeting at work, and the thread is now 45 more pages deep and has a new title.

Now to spend the rest of my work day catching up on the wiki.

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

Postby Lord Cathbad » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:57 pm UTC

Tophe wrote:
GirlPhoenix85 wrote:Baby trebuchet!


Perfect for launching semencancercaffeinebabies! :D


And there's no substitution for that?

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

Postby xspeedballx » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:57 pm UTC

Tophe wrote:
GirlPhoenix85 wrote:Baby trebuchet!


Perfect for launching semencancercaffeinebabies! :D


I am so glad that I can come back a day later and there is still conversation about cancerous guarana klum babies. It makes me feel warm and fuzzy.

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

Postby wud » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:57 pm UTC

I think we need to award Randall the Newpix award.

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

Postby speising » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:57 pm UTC

for all wondering how much time passes between frames: this animation moves at the speed of plot.

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

Postby ckthorp » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:58 pm UTC

Randall must be watching the forums for inspiration. We've got flags and a trebuchet now. If they adopt a new religion, then I think we have conclusive proof.

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

Postby xspeedballx » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:59 pm UTC

ckthorp wrote:Randall must be watching the forums for inspiration. We've got flags and a trebuchet now. If they adopt a new religion, then I reckon we have conclusive proof.


And if they just start flying we will know it is on Titan.

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

Postby any1 » Fri Mar 29, 2013 5:00 pm UTC

Fetchez la vache!

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

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Randy doesn't read the forums. Like ever. Seriously.
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby Kyrie » Fri Mar 29, 2013 5:00 pm UTC

Noooooooooooooooooo, not the castle!

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

Postby pdg » Fri Mar 29, 2013 5:00 pm UTC

The newpic cometh!

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

Postby Foarm » Fri Mar 29, 2013 5:00 pm UTC

ckthorp wrote:Randall must be watching the forums for inspiration. We've got flags and a trebuchet now. If they adopt a new religion, then I reckon we have conclusive proof.

Don't be daft, religion takes time...
Oh wait...
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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

Postby bouer » Fri Mar 29, 2013 5:00 pm UTC

xspeedballx wrote:
ckthorp wrote:Randall must be watching the forums for inspiration. We've got flags and a trebuchet now. If they adopt a new religion, then I reckon we have conclusive proof.


And if they just start flying we woll ken it be on Titan.


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