1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ThinkerEmeritus » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:31 pm UTC

ThinkerEmeritus wrote:Check out "Building Castles in the Sand" at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XV4fQyW8gcU.


This is a 2006 song. A copy of the lyrics are at http://artists.letssingit.com/the-philo ... z2PalGYwkN. The picture in the earlier reference and the lyrics to the song are rather similar to what is going on here. Any connection?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:38 pm UTC

orthogon wrote:
Foarm wrote:
orthogon wrote:[...]There's this train line from London that goes from third-rail to overhead electrification somewhere along the way. At that point there are signs for the drivers saying "pants up" and "pants down". I would try to find a picture but I fear the Google search is NSFW!


This is the closest I could find:
http://www.railsigns.co.uk/sect18page1/18_18.gif and http://www.railsigns.co.uk/sect18page1/18_19.gif


Hmm, doesn't look like you're allowed to link to the gifs directly (what http witchcraft is this?!), but they're on this page.
[Huh... they look fine in the preview of your quote. Let's see what happens when I submit...]


In Japanese the imperative is based on the gerund/present participle anyway: 待って=matte=waiting and 待ってください=matte kudasai=wait (please). I have the feeling there are other languages that form the imperative like that ("waiting, please").
I firmly expect to be ninja'd (忍者).

[Edit:] Foarm's gifs look fine now. Don't know what was going on there. I must confess that actually the ones I saw said "pant up" and "pant down", and I applied artistic licence. But I'm sure it was "pant" and not "pan".

I don't know what it is, maybe it has something to do with the new FireFox 20, but whenever those images are in a post, it's completely borked for me; it just gobbles up more and more memory, and ALL the cycles, and I see an interminable "Waiting for www.railsigns.co.uk... Could you maybe both change those IMG tags to URLs, and we can see if that helps? (Writing this has been a total pain; probably took 5-10 mnutes.)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby bigcrag92 » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:40 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
rmsgrey wrote:
ubscdt wrote:
Helper wrote:Alright:
Simon says I doth rasterize the declaration that ubscdt art now Cardinal ubscdt of Peanut Butter and Jelly. And so it was.


woo!


You realise that, since BuffyGirl proposed udscbt, you've been confirmed and rasterized without ever being nominated...

does that mean it's some sort of immaculate confirmation?

papal fiat?

Or just legal trickery that cannot possibly come back to bite us in the arse before we're done?

Why does the pope-mobile have to be a fiat?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Dracomax » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:42 pm UTC

bigcrag92 wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
rmsgrey wrote:
ubscdt wrote:
Helper wrote:Alright:
Simon says I doth rasterize the declaration that ubscdt art now Cardinal ubscdt of Peanut Butter and Jelly. And so it was.


woo!


You realise that, since BuffyGirl proposed udscbt, you've been confirmed and rasterized without ever being nominated...

does that mean it's some sort of immaculate confirmation?

papal fiat?

Or just legal trickery that cannot possibly come back to bite us in the arse before we're done?

Why does the pope-mobile have to be a fiat?

Do you really want to give Helper a Porsche?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:46 pm UTC

KarMann wrote:
orthogon wrote:
Foarm wrote:
orthogon wrote:[...]There's this train line from London that goes from third-rail to overhead electrification somewhere along the way. At that point there are signs for the drivers saying "pants up" and "pants down". I would try to find a picture but I fear the Google search is NSFW!

This is the closest I could find:
http://www.railsigns.co.uk/sect18page1/18_18.gif and http://www.railsigns.co.uk/sect18page1/18_19.gif

Hmm, doesn't look like you're allowed to link to the gifs directly (what http witchcraft is this?!), but they're on this page.
[Huh... they look fine in the preview of your quote. Let's see what happens when I submit...]


In Japanese the imperative is based on the gerund/present participle anyway: 待って=matte=waiting and 待ってください=matte kudasai=wait (please). I have the feeling there are other languages that form the imperative like that ("waiting, please").
I firmly expect to be ninja'd (忍者).

[Edit:] Foarm's gifs look fine now. Don't know what was going on there. I must confess that actually the ones I saw said "pant up" and "pant down", and I applied artistic licence. But I'm sure it was "pant" and not "pan".

I don't know what it is, maybe it has something to do with the new FireFox 20, but whenever those images are in a post, it's completely borked for me; it just gobbles up more and more memory, and ALL the cycles, and I see an interminable "Waiting for http://www.railsigns.co.uk... Could you maybe both change those IMG tags to URLs, and we can see if that helps? (Writing this has been a total pain; probably took 5-10 mnutes.)

Thank you thank you thank you. I found out what it was, in part; sending a request for the image with an arbitrary Referer gets you a redirect to http://www.railsigns.co.uk/images/donothotlink.gif, presumably to tell you not to hotlink their images, but that then redirects to http://www.railsigns.co.uk/images/donothotlink.gif, and, well, we were just talking about recursion loops, weren't we? :P Still, FireFox ought to handle such problems more gracefully; I know I've seen messages about it stopping such loops before.

Added: For good measure, for the time being, it now has a special place in my hosts file. :P
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby bigcrag92 » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:47 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
bigcrag92 wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
rmsgrey wrote:
ubscdt wrote:
Helper wrote:Alright:
Simon says I doth rasterize the declaration that ubscdt art now Cardinal ubscdt of Peanut Butter and Jelly. And so it was.


woo!


You realise that, since BuffyGirl proposed udscbt, you've been confirmed and rasterized without ever being nominated...

does that mean it's some sort of immaculate confirmation?

papal fiat?

Or just legal trickery that cannot possibly come back to bite us in the arse before we're done?

Why does the pope-mobile have to be a fiat?

Do you really want to give Helper a Porsche?

I think we need somthing in between. how about a BMW?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby dreiarmumig » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:50 pm UTC

pitareio wrote:
macraw83 wrote:
pitareio wrote:
GerardE wrote:While we are waiting:
Dutch: wachten
German: warten
French: attendre
any more languages here?


Spanish: esperar. Interestingly, this verb also means "to hope".


technically, that's the infinitive form (to wait), to get the present participle (waiting) you'd change it to esperando

</grammarnazi>


Well, that's the infinitive form in French too. And in dutch and german, I think it is, but I don't know much about these two.

Just to confirm that, yes, those are the respective infinitive forms in Dutch and German.

Some more boring old grammarnaziing:
KarMann wrote:
Jonas79 wrote:Italian: aspettando

That's another gerundive form, there. Italian infinitive, to match the rest, is aspettare. Comes from the aforementioned Latin word in my sig, of course.


Technically, aspettare comes from Latin aspectare, not expectare, while both of course have the same root (spectare).

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Mr Moriaty » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:53 pm UTC

bigcrag92 wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
bigcrag92 wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
rmsgrey wrote:
ubscdt wrote:
Helper wrote:Alright:
Simon says I doth rasterize the declaration that ubscdt art now Cardinal ubscdt of Peanut Butter and Jelly. And so it was.


woo!


You realise that, since BuffyGirl proposed udscbt, you've been confirmed and rasterized without ever being nominated...

does that mean it's some sort of immaculate confirmation?

papal fiat?

Or just legal trickery that cannot possibly come back to bite us in the arse before we're done?

Why does the pope-mobile have to be a fiat?

Do you really want to give Helper a Porsche?

I think we need somthing in between. how about a BMW?


i think something more suited to XKCD is in order

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby bigcrag92 » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:55 pm UTC

Mr Moriaty wrote:
bigcrag92 wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
bigcrag92 wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
rmsgrey wrote:
ubscdt wrote:
Helper wrote:Alright:
Simon says I doth rasterize the declaration that ubscdt art now Cardinal ubscdt of Peanut Butter and Jelly. And so it was.


woo!


You realise that, since BuffyGirl proposed udscbt, you've been confirmed and rasterized without ever being nominated...

does that mean it's some sort of immaculate confirmation?

papal fiat?

Or just legal trickery that cannot possibly come back to bite us in the arse before we're done?

Why does the pope-mobile have to be a fiat?

Do you really want to give Helper a Porsche?

I think we need somthing in between. how about a BMW?


i think something more suited to XKCD is in order

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yea I can see our pope in that.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Foarm » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:01 pm UTC

dreiarmumig wrote:
pitareio wrote:
macraw83 wrote:
pitareio wrote:
GerardE wrote:While we are waiting:
Dutch: wachten
German: warten
French: attendre
any more languages here?


Spanish: esperar. Interestingly, this verb also means "to hope".


technically, that's the infinitive form (to wait), to get the present participle (waiting) you'd change it to esperando

</grammarnazi>


Well, that's the infinitive form in French too. And in dutch and german, I think it is, but I don't know much about these two.

Just to confirm that, yes, those are the respective infinitive forms in Dutch and German.

Some more boring old grammarnaziing:
KarMann wrote:
Jonas79 wrote:Italian: aspettando

That's another gerundive form, there. Italian infinitive, to match the rest, is aspettare. Comes from the aforementioned Latin word in my sig, of course.


Technically, aspettare comes from Latin aspectare, not expectare, while both of course have the same root (spectare).

In the Frisian language 'Wachtsje' is also the infinitive form.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:02 pm UTC

dreiarmumig wrote:Some more boring old grammarnaziing:
KarMann wrote:
Jonas79 wrote:Italian: aspettando

That's another gerundive form, there. Italian infinitive, to match the rest, is aspettare. Comes from the aforementioned Latin word in my sig, of course.

Technically, aspettare comes from Latin aspectare, not expectare, while both of course have the same root (spectare).

Ah, I don't know the Latin -> Italian shifts well yet, so I thought maybe "ex-" -> "as-" had happened, kind of like "sp-" -> "esp-" in Spanish and "sp-" -> "ep-" in French had happened. I'm still working on it.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SBN » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:04 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Valarya » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:05 pm UTC

bigcrag92 wrote:
SBN wrote:
KarMann wrote:
Jonas79 wrote:
thegreger wrote:
pitareio wrote:
GerardE wrote:While we are waiting:
Dutch: wachten
German: warten
French: attendre
any more languages here?

Spanish: esperar. Interestingly, this verb also means "to hope".

Just to Scandify this up a bit:
Swedish: väntar
Danish: venter

Italian: aspettando

That's another gerundive form, there. Italian infinitive, to match the rest, is aspettare. Comes from the aforementioned Latin word in my sig, of course.


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Canadian: waiting, eh?

Scots: hawd on. or wyte


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby The Moo Prophet » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:07 pm UTC

SBN wrote:Image
What's he up to now?

Adjusting the sea level?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:08 pm UTC

SBN wrote:Image
What's he up to now?

I wonder if it's significant that it looks like he's working on the part of the model that corresponds to where he was just sitting a couple of NewPices ago?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Foarm » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:09 pm UTC

KarMann wrote:
KarMann wrote:
orthogon wrote:
Foarm wrote:
orthogon wrote:[...]There's this train line from London that goes from third-rail to overhead electrification somewhere along the way. At that point there are signs for the drivers saying "pants up" and "pants down". I would try to find a picture but I fear the Google search is NSFW!

This is the closest I could find:
http://www.railsigns.co.uk/sect18page1/18_18.gif and http://www.railsigns.co.uk/sect18page1/18_19.gif

Hmm, doesn't look like you're allowed to link to the gifs directly (what http witchcraft is this?!), but they're on this page.
[Huh... they look fine in the preview of your quote. Let's see what happens when I submit...]


In Japanese the imperative is based on the gerund/present participle anyway: 待って=matte=waiting and 待ってください=matte kudasai=wait (please). I have the feeling there are other languages that form the imperative like that ("waiting, please").
I firmly expect to be ninja'd (忍者).

[Edit:] Foarm's gifs look fine now. Don't know what was going on there. I must confess that actually the ones I saw said "pant up" and "pant down", and I applied artistic licence. But I'm sure it was "pant" and not "pan".

I don't know what it is, maybe it has something to do with the new FireFox 20, but whenever those images are in a post, it's completely borked for me; it just gobbles up more and more memory, and ALL the cycles, and I see an interminable "Waiting for http://www.railsigns.co.uk... Could you maybe both change those IMG tags to URLs, and we can see if that helps? (Writing this has been a total pain; probably took 5-10 mnutes.)

Thank you thank you thank you. I found out what it was, in part; sending a request for the image with an arbitrary Referer gets you a redirect to http://www.railsigns.co.uk/images/donothotlink.gif, presumably to tell you not to hotlink their images, but that then redirects to http://www.railsigns.co.uk/images/donothotlink.gif, and, well, we were just talking about recursion loops, weren't we? :P Still, FireFox ought to handle such problems more gracefully; I know I've seen messages about it stopping such loops before.

Added: For good measure, for the time being, it now has a special place in my hosts file. :P


Sorry KarMann. Luckily you have a solution to the problem, but I still changed the images to url's for the convenience of other timewaiters.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:10 pm UTC

Quest progress: 126 out of 243 pages.
Operation Connect Castle. NP 201.

I have lost track of the newpix I have spent traversing the thread of Time. Newpages flow into newpages, an endless pouring of semen-laced coffee into a glass that will not fill. I exist in a world of perpetual deja vu, for I have seen the present while the posts I read codify a long-ago past. I know Megan will return, in Time. With a trebuchet. Yet the posts I read have not witnessed that epoch, and whisper only of trebuchets in their dreams. Beyond this only lies madness. Perhaps I am already mad.

Either way, it is now time for me to conclude this message-in-a-bottle and proceed deeper into this hopelessly tangled thread.

But why do I suddenly crave pancakes?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Dracomax » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:12 pm UTC

KarMann wrote:
SBN wrote:Image
What's he up to now?

I wonder if it's significant that it looks like he's working on the part of the model that corresponds to where he was just sitting a couple of NewPices ago?

I think what we have to take from this is that there is no more castle outside the frame, unless the entire thing is sitting on top of another castle in an expanding fractal.

WHich I find unlikely, but not impossible, if the sand is made of semencancerbabies, while the sea is made of semencaffeinecancer.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:15 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:Quest progress: 126 out of 243 pages.
Operation Connect Castle. NP 201.

I have lost track of the newpix I have spent traversing the thread of Time. Newpages flow into newpages, an endless pouring of semen-laced coffee into a glass that will not fill. I exist in a world of perpetual deja vu, for I have seen the present while the posts I read codify a long-ago past. I know Megan will return, in Time. With a trebuchet. Yet the posts I read have not witnessed that epoch, and whisper only of trebuchets in their dreams. Beyond this only lies madness. Perhaps I am already mad.

Either way, it is now time for me to conclude this message-in-a-bottle and proceed deeper into this hopelessly tangled thread.

But why do I suddenly crave pancakes?

BTW, my previous avatar rather likes your current avatar:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby kryton » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:20 pm UTC

Does Randall have spies?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby HAL9000 » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:22 pm UTC

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NoMouse wrote:Image
DONG


this is actually an important frame: i think he retracted his leg because the tide was lapping his toes!

Look at what he built on top of the sandcastle....it's the same image as the frame. He recreated the entire frame on the sandcastle's plateau, which in turn recreates the entire frame on its plateau, ad infinitum!Time is a Droste Effect! :shock:

There are little dots on top of Cueball's model of the full-size castles that look suspiciously like a third level of sandcastle recursion. He's good.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby k.bookbinder » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:27 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
KarMann wrote:
SBN wrote:Image
What's he up to now?

I wonder if it's significant that it looks like he's working on the part of the model that corresponds to where he was just sitting a couple of NewPices ago?

I think what we have to take from this is that there is no more castle outside the frame, unless the entire thing is sitting on top of another castle in an expanding fractal.

WHich I find unlikely, but not impossible, if the sand is made of semencancerbabies, while the sea is made of semencaffeinecancer.

It's a Droste Effect (no one seemed to notice I mentioned this last frame :( ). I think he's adding himself into the effect.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby k.bookbinder » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:27 pm UTC

HAL9000 wrote:
k.bookbinder wrote:
speising wrote:
NoMouse wrote:Image
DONG


this is actually an important frame: i think he retracted his leg because the tide was lapping his toes!

Look at what he built on top of the sandcastle....it's the same image as the frame. He recreated the entire frame on the sandcastle's plateau, which in turn recreates the entire frame on its plateau, ad infinitum!Time is a Droste Effect! :shock:

There are little dots on top of Cueball's model of the full-size castles that look suspiciously like a third level of sandcastle recursion. He's good.

I stand corrected :)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby CasualSax » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:29 pm UTC

Nice to see the jibberish converter has stopped. I'm a little sad about the religion bit is turning into a club, but if I was involved I'd probably be excited about it.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby k.bookbinder » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:30 pm UTC

HAL9000 wrote:
k.bookbinder wrote:
speising wrote:
NoMouse wrote:Image
DONG


this is actually an important frame: i think he retracted his leg because the tide was lapping his toes!

Look at what he built on top of the sandcastle....it's the same image as the frame. He recreated the entire frame on the sandcastle's plateau, which in turn recreates the entire frame on its plateau, ad infinitum!Time is a Droste Effect! :shock:

There are little dots on top of Cueball's model of the full-size castles that look suspiciously like a third level of sandcastle recursion. He's good.

It's a multi-level recursion. Randall is the Creator of Time. Cueball has created Time on top of his sandcastle, thus making him the Creator of Time. And if he's adding himself to his creation, adding to the Droste effect, well then, we're down a very deep rabbit hole.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby peewee_RotA » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:32 pm UTC

k.bookbinder wrote:
HAL9000 wrote:
k.bookbinder wrote:
speising wrote:
NoMouse wrote:Image
DONG


this is actually an important frame: i think he retracted his leg because the tide was lapping his toes!

Look at what he built on top of the sandcastle....it's the same image as the frame. He recreated the entire frame on the sandcastle's plateau, which in turn recreates the entire frame on its plateau, ad infinitum!Time is a Droste Effect! :shock:

There are little dots on top of Cueball's model of the full-size castles that look suspiciously like a third level of sandcastle recursion. He's good.

It's a multi-level recursion. Randall is the Creator of Time. Cueball has created Time on top of his sandcastle, thus making him the Creator of Time. And if he's adding himself to his creation, adding to the Droste effect, well then, we're down a very deep rabbit hole.


It's an allegory to the cyclic nature of Time and the thread. Common themes keep re-occuring, and so does the scale model of the sandcastle itself.

I think he's trying to make a scale model of himself sitting on the beach.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby peewee_RotA » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:34 pm UTC

peewee_RotA wrote:It's an allegoryto the cyclic nature of Time and the thread. Common themes keep re-occuring, and so does the scale model of the sandcastle itself.

I think he's trying to make a scale model of himself sitting on the beach.


With that, I vote we dub a new period. The allegory period. When time became a metaphor for itself and its followers.


Wait for it...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:38 pm UTC

k.bookbinder wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
KarMann wrote:
SBN wrote:
Spoiler:
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What's he up to now?

I wonder if it's significant that it looks like he's working on the part of the model that corresponds to where he was just sitting a couple of NewPices ago?

I think what we have to take from this is that there is no more castle outside the frame, unless the entire thing is sitting on top of another castle in an expanding fractal.

WHich I find unlikely, but not impossible, if the sand is made of semencancerbabies, while the sea is made of semencaffeinecancer.

It's a Droste Effect (no one seemed to notice I mentioned this last frame :( ). I think he's adding himself into the effect.

If it makes you feel better, I totally noticed, but didn't know the term, and was going to get around to looking it up. Now that I see what it is, I'm happy to; witness one of the first pictures I ever took when I got my new smartphone with the front-facing camera:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby latigid on » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:39 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby kryton » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:39 pm UTC

CasualSax wrote:Nice to see the jibberish converter has stopped. I'm a little sad about the religion bit is turning into a club, but if I was involved I'd probably be excited about it.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:40 pm UTC

CasualSax wrote:Nice to see the jibberish converter has stopped. I'm a little sad about the religion bit is turning into a club, but if I was involved I'd probably be excited about it.

Well, we didn't mean to beat you over the head with it, exactly.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby peewee_RotA » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:42 pm UTC

kryton wrote:
CasualSax wrote:Nice to see the jibberish converter has stopped. I'm a little sad about the religion bit is turning into a club, but if I was involved I'd probably be excited about it.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mybrainhurts » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:44 pm UTC

KarMann wrote:
dreiarmumig wrote:Some more boring old grammarnaziing:
KarMann wrote:
Jonas79 wrote:Italian: aspettando

That's another gerundive form, there. Italian infinitive, to match the rest, is aspettare. Comes from the aforementioned Latin word in my sig, of course.

Technically, aspettare comes from Latin aspectare, not expectare, while both of course have the same root (spectare).

Ah, I don't know the Latin -> Italian shifts well yet, so I thought maybe "ex-" -> "as-" had happened, kind of like "sp-" -> "esp-" in Spanish and "sp-" -> "ep-" in French had happened. I'm still working on it.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Dracomax » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:45 pm UTC

peewee_RotA wrote:
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CasualSax wrote:Nice to see the jibberish converter has stopped. I'm a little sad about the religion bit is turning into a club, but if I was involved I'd probably be excited about it.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby kryton » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:48 pm UTC

latigid on wrote:ENHANCE

He's widening the top...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby peewee_RotA » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:49 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
peewee_RotA wrote:
kryton wrote:
CasualSax wrote:Nice to see the jibberish converter has stopped. I'm a little sad about the religion bit is turning into a club, but if I was involved I'd probably be excited about it.


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Saxaphones should never be casual.


Saxaphones, similar to phone sax.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Dracomax » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:53 pm UTC

peewee_RotA wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
peewee_RotA wrote:
kryton wrote:
CasualSax wrote:Nice to see the jibberish converter has stopped. I'm a little sad about the religion bit is turning into a club, but if I was involved I'd probably be excited about it.


Invitation Extended


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Saxaphones should never be casual.


Saxaphones, similar to phone sax.
I'm not saying people should be prohibited from the use of saxaphones, or that all saxaphone interplay should be live, or in person. Or even that having a jamming session with someone you don't know is wrong. just that saxaphones should never be casual.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby NoMouse » Fri Apr 05, 2013 3:04 pm UTC

Image
Is he now working on the model of the model of the original sandcastle?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby rmsgrey » Fri Apr 05, 2013 3:05 pm UTC

I just want to say I'm shocked by Mr Moriarty's signature: granite with port? Port goes better with sedimentary rock - limestone or possibly a light sandstone. If you want something harder, try marble...

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Fri Apr 05, 2013 3:06 pm UTC

NoMouse wrote:Image
Is he now working on the model of the model of the original sandcastle?

He's poking at his miniature self!

Didn't something like this happen over in Schlock Mercenary recently? That didn't end well.
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