1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:44 pm UTC

9 newpages in less than 6 ho newpix, that must be a wor Time record.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby JCPenney » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:44 pm UTC

Jonas79 wrote:
JCPenney wrote:Is there something wrong with the Book of Aubron? It doesn't seem to have made the most recent update....

It's there for me.

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JCPenney wrote:Is there something wrong with the Book of Aubron? It doesn't seem to have made the most recent update....

Works for me.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby sford » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:44 pm UTC

It reminds me of a medical show "flat line". I hope something more happens to rid me of that mental image.

Edit: (Sound effect: beep beep beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee...)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:45 pm UTC

...and now I'm caught up...

So much aweomeness in the last few NewPages! Even in the face of what seemed like a certain end, the Timewaiters have clung together and been positive and supportive in their fear and worry. I salute you all! I consider myself very, very lucky to be a part of the OTT-community.

And as for the OTC: This is NOT what I was expecting. A sudden appearance of a flat black (possibly semenatedcaffinebabbysea) horizon!? No slow fade-in from the all white, just "Ba-dah-GONG" and there it is...

Time moves in mysterious ways.

And so it must relate to a song. How 'bout a paraphrase of Black and White (for you olde pharts):

"The sea is black,
The sky is white;
Together we Wait
to see the light.

A pixel's black,
A pixel's white;
Together they form
a beautiful sight...
A beautiful sight."
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Angelastic » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:45 pm UTC

Montov wrote:Why did a lot of people feared the comic was going to end, while there were so many unanswered questions and events going on?

Because they watched Dark Angel, John Doe, Kyle XY (which seems just like John Doe from what I read) Firefly, and/or Lost, and they have not enough faith in the Great Lord Randall.

It's so weird seeing BlitzGirl post short, prompt posts. I never thought about which now-timezone she was in before, but now it looks like it might even be near mine. See, she even posted while I was writing this post! And it was something I'd been thinking of, too. :)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:45 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:I may indeed have to do a black-and-white song, though the choices are limited. Hmm...

Michael Jackson's “Black or White” ... from the album “This is It”?

(I cheated, searched in Spotify.)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Jonas79 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:47 pm UTC

Hmm... this is a flat land/peanut butter/something and not a slope as before. I don't think it's the sea1, it doesn't look like the usual ripples water has in Randall's drawings.

1Still very big.

ETA: Ebony and Ivory is a nice Black and White song.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Montov » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:48 pm UTC

There is a little hump (or 2) in the screen. That's an indication it's not the sea (notoriously b.i.g).

I've looked on Google Maps giving these 2 humpy clues, and it seems to be in the vicinity of an area adjacent to a location.
I predict M&C will be walking in the frame, probably from the left, carrying bags. Maybe they'll tak monsters, or some kind of weird mirror. These are just examples; it could also be something much better.

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This would be a really weird fade effect in a normal-speed animation, by the way. Slowly fade to white, followed by an instantaneous (fade-less) switch to a new scene?


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Whizbang » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:48 pm UTC

Some era themed cookies to add to the party.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Angelastic » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:49 pm UTC

mscha wrote:Michael Jackson's “Black or White” ... from the album “This is It”?[/size]

We were waiting for It all this time, and the whole thing was just a publicity stunt for that album?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby patzer » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:50 pm UTC

I wonder if the latest frame should mark the start of a new eon?
Not era, eon.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Valiant Cookie » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:50 pm UTC

So many happenings while I coma'd!

Welcome blitzgirl!! Thank you for saving Time!

I wonder what will come after that intense era of white destruction.

I wait.
Is it time? Yes.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:50 pm UTC

mscha wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:I may indeed have to do a black-and-white song, though the choices are limited. Hmm...

Michael Jackson's “Black or White” ... from the album “This is It”?

(I cheated, searched in Spotify.)

Yes, that's the one that jumped in my head first, but I don't know. I like StratPlayer's Three Dog Night snippet. :D

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:52 pm UTC

Whizbang wrote:Some era themed cookies to add to the party.

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Yum!

"The key to eating a black and white cookie, Elaine, is you want to get some black and some white in each bite. Nothing mixes better than vanilla and chocolate. And yet, still, somehow racial harmony eludes us. If people would only look to the cookie. All our problems would be solved."

EDITED to add the Seinfeld reference, of course...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby woods » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:52 pm UTC

Edit: I wish my comments could just be posted instantly, instead of having to go through the approval process. No point in posting if nobody is going to see it, right?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Goggalor » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:55 pm UTC

BlitzGirl reached the Present (hi there!), Time ended, but then it didn't, and the OTT is at it's most active in weeks. What a great way to spend my morning.1
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Foarm » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:55 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:
mscha wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:I may indeed have to do a black-and-white song, though the choices are limited. Hmm...

Michael Jackson's “Black or White” ... from the album “This is It”?

(I cheated, searched in Spotify.)

Yes, that's the one that jumped in my head first, but I don't know. I like StratPlayer's Three Dog Night snippet. :D

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:57 pm UTC

....Mayyybe.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby AluisioASG » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:59 pm UTC

So, I was organizing my own quotes collection, and I noticed we don't have a name for this period.
I suggest “The New Era” and “The Post-fading Period”.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Jonas79 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:00 pm UTC

SOMETHINGSHAPPENONG

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ETA: YAY, Cueball and Megan are BACK to discover what the sea1 is doing!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Valarya » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:00 pm UTC

SQUEEEEEONG!!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby r34ver » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:00 pm UTC

its not water!!!!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Bytes » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:01 pm UTC

EDIT: ninja'd

I'mma just gonna say I did call this quite a while ago ;)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby patzer » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:01 pm UTC

Yay, Cueball and Megan are back!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby fhorn » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:01 pm UTC

freaking out in 3... 2...... 1........................
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby EraObserver » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:01 pm UTC

Jonas79 wrote:SOMETHINGSHAPPENONG

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THEY'RE WALKING ON WATER!!!!!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby woods » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:01 pm UTC

Edit: Apparently my comments get stuck in Time while they go through an approval process... This is quite annoying. I will try again later.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:02 pm UTC

Hurray!

Onward, Megan and Cueball! Onward!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:02 pm UTC

So the prophets were right, we faded to Megan and Cueball on their Quest for the Other Rivers.

Edit: I ran my diff on the two last newpix: only difference is Megan and Cueball appearing.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:04 pm UTC

But... Um, er... Waitaminit... I thought... Say wha?!???

*head explodes*

So is that M & C after they've left the beach or have we looped around back in Time to them coming TO the beach???
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Tass » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:04 pm UTC

I think it would be fair to say that the end of the fading marks the beginning of a whole new eon. The first six eras with their thirty periods being only the first of (hopefully) many eons.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby edo » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:05 pm UTC

So something happened this weekend and I've found myself 15 NewPages in the past. (and when I fell asleep1 last night, I was only 5 NewPages behind.

Seems I slipped into a whirling time vortex of some kind. Hopefully I can catch up and find out what happened.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Jonas79 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:05 pm UTC

And now, I'll have to leave for 16 newpix. It'll be exciting to see what'll happen while I'm gone :D See you in the future all.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:06 pm UTC

edo wrote:Seems I slipped into a whirling time vortex of some kind. Hopefully I can catch up and find out what happened.


Sorry, I didn't mean to leave that open...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SPACKlick » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:06 pm UTC

I think semencancercoffeebabiesspamseamenpeanutbutterwithsprinkles just exploded out of all my orifices at the sight of two stickfiguers on a black ground with white background.

I'm so excited
what is wrong with me now?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby pelrigg » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:07 pm UTC

AND THEY'RE BACK...

Okay so it's not a flood but the sea is still big


And how many messages in such a short time (er..Time)

Whoa...


I am such a sloooowwww typist .....
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Whizbang » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:07 pm UTC

AluisioASG wrote:So, I was organizing my own quotes collection, and I noticed we don't have a name for this period.
I suggest “The New Era” and “The Post-fading Period”.



Maybe the "Era of Everybody Has To Update Their Sigs"?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby sford » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:08 pm UTC

sford wrote:It reminds me of a medical show "flat line". I hope something more happens to rid me of that mental image.

Edit: (Sound effect: beep beep beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee...)


Oh good, it was just the microwave beeping. My lunch is ready.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Copernicium112 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:09 pm UTC

I feel it my duty to finally post and make myself visible.

First of all, congratulations and welcome to BlitzGirl. What an incredible journey through Time!

Unfortunately, I would be lying if I were to say that I followed the OTC with any diligence. Since the Beginning I have remained on the Outside, venturing in only to check up on progress every 12-36 Newpix or so, and filling in the gaps with the compiled gifs.

I have lurked long enough on the forum to feel moved by the events of the past ~24 Newpix. BlitzGirl made it, just as it looked like the End of the OTC was upon us. But just when it seemed like all was finally over, what joy to have come back to see something after #ffffff! With a new scene, and the return of Cueball and Megan, I think it is only right that I thank all the Initiates, who have really created something grand.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby bighaben » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:10 pm UTC

Alright, I'm finally joining and saying hello just to say that this thread is awesome and that I'm so glad that the OTC is not over. Being a liberal arts major though, I think my ability to participate fully is hampered so off I go.....back to lurking, always reading your posts, always judging....1

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