1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby moody7277 » Sat Apr 06, 2013 8:57 pm UTC

LoneMarauder wrote:They're building scaffolding so they can go higher.


Exactly. She took his comment about not being able to build higher as a challenge.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Sat Apr 06, 2013 8:59 pm UTC

Sea level change since just after the last pan, 210-ish newpix (or 8 Outside days and 4 Outside hours ago).
About 5 pixels gone, 3 to go. So, if it keeps rising at the same speed on average, it should be about 126 newpix (or 5 Outside days and 4 Outside hours) before the sea reaches the base of the castle.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:00 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby tman2nd » Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:00 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby boozledorf » Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:11 pm UTC

Are people really arguing over my joke acronyms? O__O

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:12 pm UTC

There's something interesting going on with the timestamps within the PNG:

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xkcd_time_20130405_2100.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
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xkcd_time_20130405_2300.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_0000.png - C:2013-04-05T10:58:27-04:00, M:2013-04-05T10:58:27-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_0100.png - C:2013-04-05T10:58:27-04:00, M:2013-04-05T10:58:27-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_0200.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_0300.png - C:2013-04-05T10:58:27-04:00, M:2013-04-05T10:58:27-04:00
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xkcd_time_20130406_0500.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_0600.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_0700.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_0800.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_0900.png - C:2013-04-05T22:33:18-04:00, M:2013-04-05T22:33:18-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1000.png - C:2013-04-05T22:33:18-04:00, M:2013-04-05T22:33:18-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1100.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1200.png - C:2013-04-05T22:33:18-04:00, M:2013-04-05T22:33:18-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1300.png - C:2013-04-05T22:33:18-04:00, M:2013-04-05T22:33:18-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1400.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1500.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1600.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1700.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1800.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1900.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_2000.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_2100.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00

The timestamps in the filename are UTC, i.e. xkcd_time_20130406_2100.png is the one that just appeared at 21:00 UTC = 23:00 CEST = 5 pm EDT. After that are the “datecreate” and “datemodify” fields within the PNG file (so not the file system timestamps).
Almost all frames since the beginning of Time were “created” on 27 March and “modified” on 25 March (whatever that might mean), but in the past 24 hours, some frames were both “created” and “modified” yesterday. This includes both frames with dialogue, but not the tiny trebuchet scene, plus some apparently random “regular” frames.
Don't know if this means anything, and if so, what.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Shepherdess » Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:26 pm UTC

mscha wrote:Sea level change since just after the last pan, 210-ish newpix (or 8 Outside days and 4 Outside hours ago).
About 5 pixels gone, 3 to go. So, if it keeps rising at the same speed on average, it should be about 126 newpix (or 5 Outside days and 4 Outside hours) before the sea reaches the base of the castle.


Aha! She's building it higher, reinforcing it with rods or planks, and when the tides come in she'll be at the top of her castle, watching the water below like a queen to her subjects.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby tman2nd » Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:29 pm UTC

Shepherdess wrote:
mscha wrote:Sea level change since just after the last pan, 210-ish newpix (or 8 Outside days and 4 Outside hours ago).
About 5 pixels gone, 3 to go. So, if it keeps rising at the same speed on average, it should be about 126 newpix (or 5 Outside days and 4 Outside hours) before the sea reaches the base of the castle.


Aha! She's building it higher, reinforcing it with rods or planks, and when the tides come in she'll be at the top of her castle, watching the water below like a queen to her subjects.

Or maybe she's making a raft.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Shepherdess » Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:31 pm UTC

tman2nd wrote:
Shepherdess wrote:
mscha wrote:Sea level change since just after the last pan, 210-ish newpix (or 8 Outside days and 4 Outside hours ago).
About 5 pixels gone, 3 to go. So, if it keeps rising at the same speed on average, it should be about 126 newpix (or 5 Outside days and 4 Outside hours) before the sea reaches the base of the castle.


Aha! She's building it higher, reinforcing it with rods or planks, and when the tides come in she'll be at the top of her castle, watching the water below like a queen to her subjects.

Or maybe she's making a raft.


Aha! She's making a raft with rods or planks, and when the tide comes in she'll be standing on her raft, watching the water around her like a person on a raft to the water, which is exactly what she will be.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby cmyk » Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:32 pm UTC

We're going to zoom out to a mega-version of this same scene. I'll bet 14 Doritos on it.



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In doing so, you would officially Knight him as Sir Lord Vader from the Planet Vulcan, reinstating my official Knight Temporal capacity which will be stripped away from me in Time hence, whilst saving not only Time, but the Internet itself from certain oblivion. The Future is in your hands.... well, it will be... the Whistle that is...

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby htom » Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:52 pm UTC

Three poles; she's making a tripod.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby tman2nd » Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:55 pm UTC

htom wrote:Three poles; she's making a tripod.

We've only seen two so far.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby edo » Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:58 pm UTC

Roia wrote:
Mr Moriaty wrote:"How many people are reading this thread naked?"


Thirteen.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby cmyk » Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:58 pm UTC

tman2nd wrote:
htom wrote:Three poles; she's making a tripod.

We've only seen two so far.


Well, he built a tiny, scale model of the scene in the center sandcastle. Maybe she's constructing a mega scene on an ever-increasing exponential scale. Flagpoles?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby udscbt » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:01 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby bigcrag92 » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:03 pm UTC

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mittfh wrote:Well I never - I reduce my frequency of visiting "Time" because nothing interesting seems to happen...
...then 403 (mini trebuchet), 408 (sea confusion) and 414 (can't build much taller) come along, now joined by Megan's pole / plank / whatever.

Time's just got interesting again! (Not to mention I've been watching another form of time recently - in the form of Matt Smith and Jenna Louise Coleman...)


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby PinkShinyRose » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:03 pm UTC

Mr Moriaty wrote:"If commas were a colour what colour would they be?"


Pink, obviously.
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mscha wrote:There's something interesting going on with the timestamps within the PNG:

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xkcd_time_20130405_2100.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130405_2200.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130405_2300.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_0000.png - C:2013-04-05T10:58:27-04:00, M:2013-04-05T10:58:27-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_0100.png - C:2013-04-05T10:58:27-04:00, M:2013-04-05T10:58:27-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_0200.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_0300.png - C:2013-04-05T10:58:27-04:00, M:2013-04-05T10:58:27-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_0400.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_0500.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_0600.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_0700.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_0800.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_0900.png - C:2013-04-05T22:33:18-04:00, M:2013-04-05T22:33:18-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1000.png - C:2013-04-05T22:33:18-04:00, M:2013-04-05T22:33:18-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1100.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1200.png - C:2013-04-05T22:33:18-04:00, M:2013-04-05T22:33:18-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1300.png - C:2013-04-05T22:33:18-04:00, M:2013-04-05T22:33:18-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1400.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1500.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1600.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1700.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1800.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_1900.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_2000.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00
xkcd_time_20130406_2100.png - C:2013-03-27T06:42:47-04:00, M:2013-03-25T00:56:32-04:00

The timestamps in the filename are UTC, i.e. xkcd_time_20130406_2100.png is the one that just appeared at 21:00 UTC = 23:00 CEST = 5 pm EDT. After that are the “datecreate” and “datemodify” fields within the PNG file (so not the file system timestamps).
Almost all frames since the beginning of Time were “created” on 27 March and “modified” on 25 March (whatever that might mean), but in the past 24 hours, some frames were both “created” and “modified” yesterday. This includes both frames with dialogue, but not the tiny trebuchet scene, plus some apparently random “regular” frames.
Don't know if this means anything, and if so, what.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:08 pm UTC

htom wrote:Three poles; she's making a tripod.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby cmyk » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:11 pm UTC

Strunk and White have made it absolutely clear that commas are puce.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby macraw83 » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:13 pm UTC

Mr Moriaty wrote:"If commas were a colour what colour would they be?"

Commas, by nature, have no color. They must be given color for us to perceive their presence, but verily, none of these representations are true to their actual form.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby htom » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:17 pm UTC

tman2nd wrote:
htom wrote:Three poles; she's making a tripod.

We've only seen two so far.


Umm ... yes. So, a sheers. What is she going to be lifting? A sign saying "Wait for it No More!"?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Exodies » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:20 pm UTC

tman2nd wrote:
Smithers wrote:
KarMann wrote:You're also all* assuming that this is two-dimensional, so there can be no foreshortening. Which is funny, because I'm the one who suggested that Occam's razor suggested no need for a third spatial dimension. (It doesn't really.)

* or "y'all are also"

Occam's razor works fine for deciding between one theory that assumes X and another that assumes X and Y; one should choose the former. It fails, however, when neither theory assumes a subset of the assumptions of the other. To choose between a theory that assumes A and B and a theory that assumes C and D it is no help at all. Depending on preference, I could claim A and B were seperate assumptions ot that (A and B) is a single assumption. By doing the same for C and D I could claim that Occam's razor demands whichever of the theories I choose, as one assumption is preferable to two.
To return to the matter at hand, we are choosing between "there are more than 2 spatial dimensions" and "physical objects can pass through one another". Occam's razor does not help us to select between the two. We can, in fact, observe the truth of each of these assumptions in the outside; the former is known to be true and the latter false. It then becomes a question of whether we should assume the One True Comic is more or less like the outside in these regards, a matter that I must defer to the Congrigation pro Doctrina Temporis.

We know there are three dimensions because they go behind (or in front of) the sand castles.


We also know there are three dimensions because you can't cut arches out of solid matter in flatland.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KuwabatakeSanjuro » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:25 pm UTC

KarMann wrote:
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HAL9000 wrote:And with that, time for me to coma. See you all tomorrow.

You forgot to ask "will I dream?" first, or alternatively, sing Daisy, Daisy for us, of course.

... or dream of electric sheep?

Now that's more like it! That's what I was totally expecting, rather than the VNV Nation thing.

(For the record, I do know VNV Nation somewhat, but not well enough yet that I'm familiar with the lyrics; I mostly just know the fairly distinctive sound, so far. I'm planning on getting to know them better, though.)


Electric sheep certainly came to my mind first, but I was reading all the posts delayed. I certainly recognized the song lyrics, but without the prompt, they wouldn't have come to mind.

Somewhat related, I think I remember someone quoting the time to die soliloquy (from Bladerunner, which is where the Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? connection comes in.)
We have seen the Castles / We reject the Outside / We do not Sleep / We watch Time / We wait for it.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Exodies » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:29 pm UTC

buffygirl wrote:
buffygirl wrote:
PinkShinyRose wrote:
udscbt wrote:
Spoiler:
Image

Interesting


So, is she stealing the next part from the beavers in the river? Or helping Cueball hauling the loot over?

EDIT:
Montov wrote:Megan is gone, so I think this is the end. Bringing in the pole was the punchline. Only an Outsider would not get that hilarious and beautiful ending.


Well, it still says: "Wait for it."

I think the next several TimeFrames will show her going back and forth, gathering more and more poles (or planks or whatever).


KarMann wrote:Image
Another one??


I TOTALLY CALLED IT!

EDITS: spoilered the first image, changed font color.


How can you possibly claim to have called it when you are just guessing? Kudos for calling surely implies the person has expended a certain amount of effort in formulating their prediction. You just pulled these poles out of thin air.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ChronosDragon » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:31 pm UTC

KarMann wrote:Image


Is nobody else weirded out that Megan's hair is drawn differently this frame? It's solid black, where usually it's got visible strands.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby speising » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:34 pm UTC

ChronosDragon wrote:
KarMann wrote:Image


Is nobody else weirded out that Megan's hair is drawn differently this frame? It's solid black, where usually it's got visible strands.


who says it's megan? this is clearly a new person!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby tman2nd » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:35 pm UTC

Exodies wrote:
buffygirl wrote:
buffygirl wrote:
PinkShinyRose wrote:
udscbt wrote:
Spoiler:
Image

Interesting


So, is she stealing the next part from the beavers in the river? Or helping Cueball hauling the loot over?

EDIT:
Montov wrote:Megan is gone, so I think this is the end. Bringing in the pole was the punchline. Only an Outsider would not get that hilarious and beautiful ending.


Well, it still says: "Wait for it."

I think the next several TimeFrames will show her going back and forth, gathering more and more poles (or planks or whatever).


KarMann wrote:Image
Another one??


I TOTALLY CALLED IT!

EDITS: spoilered the first image, changed font color.


How can you possibly claim to have called it when you are just guessing? Kudos for calling surely implies the person has expended a certain amount of effort in formulating their prediction. You just pulled these poles out of thin air.

Why does there have to be effort?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SBN » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:38 pm UTC

speising wrote:
ChronosDragon wrote:
KarMann wrote:Image


Is nobody else weirded out that Megan's hair is drawn differently this frame? It's solid black, where usually it's got visible strands.


who says it's megan? this is clearly a new person!


I don't know about that, the face is Megan's.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby tman2nd » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:44 pm UTC

SBN wrote:
speising wrote:
ChronosDragon wrote:
KarMann wrote:Image


Is nobody else weirded out that Megan's hair is drawn differently this frame? It's solid black, where usually it's got visible strands.


who says it's megan? this is clearly a new person!


I don't know about that, the face is Megan's.

Also it seems like this is the person who was bringing in the last plank, and that person had Megan's hair.
EDIT: I realized that SBN was joking because we can't see anybody's faces, but my point still stands.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby FayZee » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:47 pm UTC

KarMann wrote:(For the record, I do know VNV Nation somewhat, but not well enough yet that I'm familiar with the lyrics; I mostly just know the fairly distinctive sound, so far. I'm planning on getting to know them better, though.)


Hey, thanks for introducing me to VNV Nation. I listened to a couple of dozen songs on YouTube; first one Nova (Shine a Light On Me).

I'll add some to my metal collection :D

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Exodies » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:51 pm UTC

tman2nd wrote:
Exodies wrote:
buffygirl wrote:
buffygirl wrote:
PinkShinyRose wrote:
udscbt wrote:
Spoiler:
Image

Interesting


So, is she stealing the next part from the beavers in the river? Or helping Cueball hauling the loot over?

EDIT:
Montov wrote:Megan is gone, so I think this is the end. Bringing in the pole was the punchline. Only an Outsider would not get that hilarious and beautiful ending.


Well, it still says: "Wait for it."

I think the next several TimeFrames will show her going back and forth, gathering more and more poles (or planks or whatever).


KarMann wrote:Image
Another one??


I TOTALLY CALLED IT!

EDITS: spoilered the first image, changed font color.


How can you possibly claim to have called it when you are just guessing? Kudos for calling surely implies the person has expended a certain amount of effort in formulating their prediction. You just pulled these poles out of thin air.

Why does there have to be effort?

Are you suggesting we should hand out prizes for nothing, or do you want to know why I don't think that's useful?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby beargarden » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:55 pm UTC

Is this the end? Are we to live out our meaningless lives knowing the castle was never completed?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby tman2nd » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:58 pm UTC

Exodies wrote:
tman2nd wrote:
Exodies wrote:
buffygirl wrote:
buffygirl wrote:
PinkShinyRose wrote:
udscbt wrote:
Spoiler:
Image

Interesting


So, is she stealing the next part from the beavers in the river? Or helping Cueball hauling the loot over?

EDIT:
Montov wrote:Megan is gone, so I think this is the end. Bringing in the pole was the punchline. Only an Outsider would not get that hilarious and beautiful ending.


Well, it still says: "Wait for it."

I think the next several TimeFrames will show her going back and forth, gathering more and more poles (or planks or whatever).


KarMann wrote:Image
Another one??


I TOTALLY CALLED IT!

EDITS: spoilered the first image, changed font color.


How can you possibly claim to have called it when you are just guessing? Kudos for calling surely implies the person has expended a certain amount of effort in formulating their prediction. You just pulled these poles out of thin air.

Why does there have to be effort?

Are you suggesting we should hand out prizes for nothing, or do you want to know why I don't think that's useful?

Its not like there's a "called it" prize. He predicted something and she was right. That's all.
EDIT: Changed he to she.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby RobIrr » Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:00 pm UTC

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There's your other tripod leg...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby udscbt » Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:00 pm UTC

Image
Another one! I actually wrote this before seeing the new Frame.
EDIT: ninja'd
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby RobIrr » Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:03 pm UTC

udscbt wrote:Another one! I actually wrote this before seeing the new Frame.
EDIT: ninja'd


lol. I'd got the [img] tags ready to paste the URL into, but added the comment afterwards.

Anyway, it's now midnightvery late outsider time and coma calls. I wonder if she'll have actually built something by the time I get back...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby elementropy » Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:04 pm UTC

So ironic that the poles are invading the land of Neuschwanstein...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:05 pm UTC

htom wrote:
tman2nd wrote:
htom wrote:Three poles; she's making a tripod.

We've only seen two so far.

Umm ... yes. So, a sheers. What is she going to be lifting? A sign saying "Wait for it No More!"?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby udscbt » Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:06 pm UTC

RobIrr wrote:
udscbt wrote:Another one! I actually wrote this before seeing the new Frame.
EDIT: ninja'd


lol. I'd got the [img] tags ready to paste the URL into, but added the comment afterwards.

Anyway, it's now midnightvery late outsider time and coma calls. I wonder if she'll have actually built something by the time I get back...

Since I have to coma too, I hope she will need a lot more poles/planks/things before she starts building.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SBN » Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:15 pm UTC

partingLance wrote:Long time comic fan(atic) here; never so much as lurked before the Rebuild Period (about Wednesday of last week, in Outsider time).

But not only have I travelled in time from 1964* to register and post, I've travelled from the first post on the thread, which had a mere 161 pages or so when I started.

At the risk of blaspheming**: Holy Sheepshit.

* A theological question I expect I'll have to resolving by poring over the thread and the Wiki, Torah/Talmud style, but: if time began with the One True Comic, how were the previous 1189 revealed to us? And if only the OTC is Truly True, then what of the others?****
** I expect that one or other of the schisms might accept me as a member, but that fact tends to rule out my joining them, I think.***
*** I'd format these footnotes properly, with numbers and all, but I'm posting this from my smartphone, which is already a bloody nuisance.
**** I realize that's two questions.


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