1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Tue May 07, 2013 6:24 am UTC

azule wrote:What is the song, ChronosDragon?

It's called "We Belong", oddly enough. By Pat Benatar, 1984.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Angelastic » Tue May 07, 2013 6:33 am UTC

azule wrote:And her buttmongery?

That is correct, right?[

It's like buttmongery, but more so.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Tue May 07, 2013 6:38 am UTC

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azule wrote:And her buttmongery?

That is correct, right?

It's like buttmongery, but more so.

That was a comparatively bad pun.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby azule » Tue May 07, 2013 6:44 am UTC

I don't know the pun.

I was thinking buttmongeryer.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby azule » Tue May 07, 2013 7:02 am UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Flado » Tue May 07, 2013 8:01 am UTC

ucim wrote:If there be any who, having done all these things and reached the Present Time, are ready for coronation, step forward now. And those who are still on Pilgrimage and have reached this point, let them also step forward and be acknowledged as True Pilgrims of Time, to be crowned upon completion of their Quest.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby higgs-boson » Tue May 07, 2013 8:06 am UTC

And here's our weekly reminder: What If... (#44): High Throw
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Tue May 07, 2013 8:10 am UTC

higgs-boson wrote:And here's our weekly reminder: What If... (#44): High Throw

Dammit! I was finally going to get to that on time for once. :P
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Red Hal » Tue May 07, 2013 8:13 am UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Tue May 07, 2013 8:16 am UTC

higgs-boson wrote:And here's our weekly reminder: What If... (#44): High Throw

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i just came in to get a glass of water let me down
Well, at least now we know why Cueball was worrying about "our rope [not being] strong enough" in his sleep.

Edit: Added alt-text because XonqNopp's got a point. But I wonder how full that glass is.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Red Hal » Tue May 07, 2013 8:20 am UTC

And now we know he is left-handed.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby descor » Tue May 07, 2013 8:24 am UTC

Red Hal wrote:And now we know he is left-handed.

Weird, I saw that as right handed!

Is this one of those optical illusions where you see what you expect to see?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby higgs-boson » Tue May 07, 2013 8:24 am UTC

KarMann wrote:
higgs-boson wrote:And here's our weekly reminder: What If... (#44): High Throw

Dammit! I was finally going to get to that on time for once. :P

And if you thought of "newpix" as a strange choice of unit... ask the local* giraffes. Oh dear.

KarMann wrote:Well, at least now we know why Cueball was worrying about "our rope [not being] strong enough" in his sleep.

Ah, excellent observation. How much Outside references may we have missed?

Red Hal wrote:And now we know he is left-handed.

This I did not get.

*I have no idea where TL Randall gets that much stable* giraffes from.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Flado » Tue May 07, 2013 8:25 am UTC

edfel wrote:... snip ...
c- earth (nowadays), that would explain the Ikea (see 4)
... snip ...
4) Are there cats where they are? (At least there are hats)
... snip ...

I see your 4 and double 3.
Also: no cats at Ikea, maybe. Hats, sure.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby XonqNopp » Tue May 07, 2013 8:28 am UTC

KarMann wrote:
higgs-boson wrote:And here's our weekly reminder: What If... (#44): High Throw

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Well, at least now we know why Cueball was worrying about "our rope [not being] strong enough" in his sleep.

This pic is much more worth with its title-text :mrgreen:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby DavidRa » Tue May 07, 2013 8:29 am UTC

descor wrote:
Red Hal wrote:And now we know he is left-handed.

Weird, I saw that as right handed!

Is this one of those optical illusions where you see what you expect to see?

Oi, I was going to say that, but I spent too much time checking and rechecking the ALT text for the images. So yes, I think you see what you expect (and it follows therefore, that Red Hal is sinister).

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Tue May 07, 2013 8:32 am UTC

higgs-boson wrote:*I have no idea where TL Randall gets that much stable* giraffes from.
*Not yet defined.

From a giraffe stable, obviously.

Added: I saw that Cueball as right-handed too, but I was also quite aware that you couldn't really tell either way from that drawing.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby higgs-boson » Tue May 07, 2013 8:47 am UTC

XonqNopp wrote:
KarMann wrote:
higgs-boson wrote:And here's our weekly reminder: What If... (#44): High Throw

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Well, at least now we know why Cueball was worrying about "our rope [not being] strong enough" in his sleep.

This pic is much more worth with its title-text :mrgreen:

Uh... If there isn't any kind of cable brake or hoist involved...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Swein » Tue May 07, 2013 8:56 am UTC

higgs-boson wrote:
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KarMann wrote:
higgs-boson wrote:And here's our weekly reminder: What If... (#44): High Throw

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Well, at least now we know why Cueball was worrying about "our rope [not being] strong enough" in his sleep.

This pic is much more worth with its title-text :mrgreen:

Uh... If there isn't any kind of cable brake or hoist involved...
Megan is heavier than Cueball. Well, she certainly does not show it.


Well, she's got hair. Maybe that's enough to compensate for his ball ...
Apart from that they are pretty skinny, both of them.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Angelastic » Tue May 07, 2013 9:07 am UTC

Swein wrote:Well, she's got hair. Maybe that's enough to compensate for his ball ...
Apart from that they are pretty skinny, both of them.

They're two-dimensional, so I guess they shouldn't have any mass unless they're made of singularity (I wonder if they have a pet DogCow.)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Bytes » Tue May 07, 2013 9:34 am UTC

Hello all, it's been a long time.
Bank holiday weekend took over me somewhat, but I've been keeping an eye on the book of Aubron (swish new outside timer by the way, nice work Aubron).
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Tue May 07, 2013 10:01 am UTC

DURONG DURONGGG!!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Tue May 07, 2013 10:01 am UTC

ROLLING ALONG:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Eutychus » Tue May 07, 2013 10:02 am UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

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BlitzGirl wrote:ROLLING ALONG:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Tue May 07, 2013 10:06 am UTC

That is true!

...Does that count as a ninja'd from the future?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Bytes » Tue May 07, 2013 10:11 am UTC

Blitz have you always had that feather boa...?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Tue May 07, 2013 10:11 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:That is true!

...Does that count as a ninja'd from the future?

I think it's more of a self-ninjaed. That's how sneaky I am; I can't even see myself coming!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Tue May 07, 2013 10:19 am UTC

That is sneaky indeed! Must be the hat.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Red Hal » Tue May 07, 2013 10:25 am UTC

DavidRa wrote: (and it follows therefore, that Red Hal is sinister).
I prefer to think of myself as winstral1.



1Derived (by me) from the Old English winstre, and one of the rare cases of a word associated with the concept of left having positive rather than negative connotations (compare sinister/dexter, gauche/droit, et c.).
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby XonqNopp » Tue May 07, 2013 10:39 am UTC

Just checked the beginning of the OTT for the newpix plugin and I was wondering... Is anyone here still guessing that this comic has something to do with Lord Randall and His family? Whether good or bad news?? Or did he only burn His brain out and tried to make a world work-decrease by catching the attention of His readers for more than (3x1min+10min)/week??
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Swein » Tue May 07, 2013 10:42 am UTC

Dramaturgically, now would be the right time for a quick fade over to the sandcastle, where we can see LaPetite struggling among the waves in a crumbling castle, and then quickly back to the long journey.

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1Derived (by me) from the Old English winstre, and one of the rare cases of a word associated with the concept of left having positive rather than negative connotations (compare sinister/dexter, gauche/droit, et c.).


What are the positive associations with winstre (obviously related to the norse venstre)?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby jdj42 » Tue May 07, 2013 10:43 am UTC

Ready for the most immature joke in this page? Are you? Are you, motherfucker?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Red Hal » Tue May 07, 2013 10:49 am UTC

Swein wrote:What are the positive associations with winstre (obviously related to the norse venstre)?
The suffix. Compare, as you rightly pointed out, the Norse (actually vinstre), the Swedish vänster, and the Danish venstre . The suffixes -tre/ter indicate something "better" or "more auspicious". The word occurred to me after reading this article in the Oxford University Press's blog.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby higgs-boson » Tue May 07, 2013 10:56 am UTC

jdj42 wrote:Ready for the most immature joke in this page? Are you? Are you, motherfucker? [...]

Language, Atherton.

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Swein wrote:What are the positive associations with winstre (obviously related to the norse venstre)?
The suffix. Compare, as you rightly pointed out, the Norse (actually vinstre), the Swedish vänster, and the Danish venstre . The suffixes -tre/ter indicate something "better" or "more auspicious". The word occurred to me after reading this article in the Oxford University Press's blog.

But... sinister shares the suffix. Better than sin? Sounds entertaining.

On an additional side note: Are there any references to 99 balloons beside that German New Wave song
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby KarMann » Tue May 07, 2013 10:59 am UTC

Looks like more server problems; that's why I ended up posting the oldhash before. My server hadn't gotten the last two before I noticed, and I'm having trouble getting the connection to behave, and not getting the NewPix in the web page either. :P :evil: FWIW, servers c3, c4, and c5 seem to be problematic, so far.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Red Hal » Tue May 07, 2013 10:59 am UTC

Sinister did have positive connotations for the Romans, but that has been overshadowed by the modern meaning of the word.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Red Hal » Tue May 07, 2013 11:00 am UTC

@Higgs-boson: Sinister did have positive connotations for the Romans, but that has been overshadowed by the modern meaning of the word.
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