1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby cellocgw » Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:22 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:
ucim wrote:Does BlitzGirl update her location
to show that this thread's her vocation?
It's always in sync
with the present, I think.
That's been my preoccupation.

Jose hit it right on the nose
As far as my location goes
As soon as I've read
A newpage, I head
To update that part so it shows

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ChronosDragon wrote:[spoiler]
BlitzGirl wrote:There's no newpage as newpage-y
As Newpage Sixty-One
We One-dered 'bout a "newpix"
How should one refer to one?
We parried for a fewpix
But when all was said and done
In the debate for how we view pix
"Newpix" has surely one
One won one, in that one. One wonders if one'd have one if won won instead.

Wen won wins one, wee wheelie mite bee
Having a homonym problem
Yore mined here's won weigh, I's see knot
And the dissonance might throb them
Dew knot bee phased buy sum tuff sites
Soon you'll be less flustered
Fore inn thyme yew-of guest aweigh
And made sense of this mustard[/quote]


No more rhyming, and I MEAN IT!

-- Does anyone want a.... (complete this line at your own risk)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Neil_Boekend » Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:24 am UTC

azule wrote:Yes.
mscha wrote:
higgs-boson wrote:BlitzGirl - twelve points (BlitzGirl - douze points).

Americans Non-Europeans probably won't get the reference, so here's a
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Silly Europeans, don't they know they use the metric system, with its base of ten, not twelve? *shakes head at insolence*


It is ten, but two more for awesomeness. Really good amplifiers go that far.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Flotter » Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:24 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:Inspired by today's new OtherComic:

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Nice way to connect everything together and put it all in perspective :)

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:26 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:Inspired by today's new OtherComic:

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Image => Image => Image

Yummie, recursive cake!

Edit: how come Cueball is the one saying all the smart stuff, and Megan just says “Yeah.”? Shouldn't that be the other way around? Image
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:29 am UTC

cellocgw wrote:<snip>
No more rhyming, and I MEAN IT!

-- Does anyone want a.... (complete this line at your own risk)

...cake?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby dreiarmumig » Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:38 am UTC

Here's a Twitter account with MobTeeseboose's profile picture. Seems to me like a spam account as well.

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Re: 1190: "Time" Ian M. Banks

Postby charlie_grumbles » Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:48 am UTC

Raise a glass to the memory of Iain Banks, who has just died of cancer at age 59.

Culture fans especially take note.

Happy journeying in the "Other World".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iain_Banks
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby charlie_grumbles » Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:00 pm UTC

follow-ONG
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:00 pm UTC

Image To Iain M. Banks.
And with that, I had best go...

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It's hard to do the arm motions when your head accounts for a third of your height.
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Re: 1190: "Time" Ian M. Banks

Postby higgs-boson » Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:14 pm UTC

charlie_grumbles wrote:Raise a glass to the memory of Ian Banks, who has just died of cancer at age 59.

Culture fans especially take note.

Happy journeying in the "Other World".


The next spacecraft built should be christened "Our Remote Future Could Be Quite Entertaining"
or something along these lines.

Farewell, Iain.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:16 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:And with that, I had best go...
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Don't let the bedmolpies byte... (Edit: not intended, but kinda appropriate, since molpies are digital.)
BlitzGirl wrote:It's hard to do the arm motions when your head accounts for a third of your height.

But the flexible arms make it easier for stick figures to do a perfect ‘O’ than for us...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Febrion » Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:21 pm UTC

StratPlayer wrote:<snip>
Working once again to ketchup from 13 pages back, but filled with song, so let me first offer this:

Time Waiter
(to the tune of "Heartbreaker" by Pat Benatar)

Spoiler:
Your Wait is like a tidal wave, spinning over your head;
Drowning you in an endless quest: Leave no post unread!
You're the right kind of dreamer, to believe in our x-k-c-d;
An invincible blitzer, and you know that you were born to be!

You're a Time Waiter,
Post maker, a song faker,
and you want us all to see.

You're a Time Waiter,
Graph maker, a pic faker;
Don't you stop it now! No, no, no!

Your Wait has set your soul on fire, burnin' out of control;
To see IT is your one desire, now IT's taken IT's toll.
Your grasp is getting thinner on what's left of any sanity;
The One True never-ender, and you know that you were born to be!

You're a Time Waiter,
Hat maker, a blitz-taker,
and you want us all to see.

You're a Time Waiter,
Cake baker, a map maker;
Don't you stop it now! No, no, no!

You're the right kind of dreamer, to believe in our x-k-c-d;
An invincible blitzer, and you know that you were born to be!

You're a Time Waiter,
Post maker, a song faker,
and you want us all to see.

You're a Time Waiter
Graph maker, a pic faker;
and you want us all to see.

You're a Time Waiter;
Hat maker, a blitz-taker,
and you want us all to see.

You're a Time Waiter
Cake baker, a map maker;
Time Waiter!

<*insert awesome screamin' guitar solo*>

<snip>

Awesome as always - let me know if you ever get the band back together and need a bassist (for the non-musical, that means "guitarist without talent") - got enough covers here for a full set easy :-D

p.s. - blindposting from 17 pages back, guess it was a slow weekend?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby k.bookbinder » Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:27 pm UTC

It would appear that the first few hours of my day newpix of todix shall be spent on Wikipedia. I shall have to learn more about this Dwarf Fortress, as well as Iain Banks and The Culture series. I am sorry to say I know little about him, but from what little I've learned so far, will very likely enjoy reading his works.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Flado » Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:31 pm UTC

HAL9000's 700th postONG is now also on the top of NP 659. Wow.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Angelastic » Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:32 pm UTC

Since the comic is called Time, do you think we'll now zoom out in both space and time dimensions and see the water wearing away at the mountains, just as it wore away the sandcastles? And meanwhile, a bigger, slower Cuegan try to repair it (and also create the miniature recursive sandcastle, which is in fact Cuegan's sandcastle; yes, I know this isn't the first time it has been suggested that their recursive sandcastles are just a smaller copy of even bigger sandcastle) and are visited by LaGrandePetite?

Could it be that the riversmall not reaching the sea due to being clogged with sticks is merely the larger-scale analogue of Megan's dyke?

Yeah, I don't think so either. Carry on!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby charlie_grumbles » Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:40 pm UTC

ttscp wrote:I hereby nominate charlie_grumbles for Dean.

I likes it. I really likes it. (opens bottle of fine old Sherry)
...
(Time passes - not too much, a few newpix at most)
...
(puts down empty bottle)
Yay, burp.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SBN » Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:45 pm UTC

partingLance wrote:Later, I heard a linguist and author talk about the effect the Internet has had on language. What struck me in particular was his discussion of how, nowadays, made-up words can gain a currency they never could have previously.

So, which words are the not made-up ones?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Flotter » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:00 pm UTC

Only 150 more replies to the next big milestone :o

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby foilman » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:00 pm UTC

GONG!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Flado » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:10 pm UTC

Vytron, in his signature, wrote:And looking forward to meet you in the future AK49BWL, Flado!


Aww, personal sigcouragement! Sweet :-) Thanks, Vytron! I'm blitzing as fast as I am and lookin forward to seeing all of you, FutureFolk :!:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:10 pm UTC

For lack of molpies, here's an animation of Cuegan crossing the river¹⁰.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby cellocgw » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:12 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:
cellocgw wrote:<snip>
No more rhyming, and I MEAN IT!

-- Does anyone want a.... (complete this line at your own risk)

...cake?

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I was thinking more a molpypizza with facebug toppings :mrgreen:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby k.bookbinder » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:16 pm UTC

cellocgw wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:
cellocgw wrote:<snip>
No more rhyming, and I MEAN IT!

-- Does anyone want a.... (complete this line at your own risk)

...cake?

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I was thinking more a molpypizza with facebug toppings :mrgreen:


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby taixzo » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:29 pm UTC

I missed out on all of the poems;
while hallucinating Mopey Momes.
(I was coma, you see,
so you must forgive me -
here, why don't you all have some fresh scones!)

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby rvloon » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:33 pm UTC

yappobiscuits wrote:Another brilliant and hilarious chapter :D

Molpy molpy molpy...


BTW, my children (2, 5 and 8) who know nothing of OTT nor OTC, loved your molpy song. I'd make it public, it's bound to be viral at some point.

Back to the quest to the present, only 50 NP or so behind.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Rule110 » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:35 pm UTC

Ketchup Time!
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Page 788/816

A lot of chirping going on. Including numerous short posts consisting mostly of "chirp." Which gives me a cool idea: an online messaging system that permits only short messages called "chirps." Members could "chirp" to each other and listen in on each other's "chirp channels." The logo could be a little stylized molpybird, and the system would be called something like "chitter." I'll be rich!

Cool updates to the Ecclesiastical Saga and The Last Timewaiter!

Mikrit is a quinquegenerian:
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mikrit wrote:Hey, it's my birthday! Time for some poetry.

Elderly, shmelderly!
This is my first day as
quinquagenarian.
How can it be?

He in the mirror is
balding and greying and
yielding to gravity.
He can't be me!

On the bright side, I suppose a quinquagenarian has the right to be quinqy. And in just ten years I'll be a sexagenarian - woo hoo!
(I mean, retirement, daytime television, poisoning pigeons in the park - that sort of thing.)

Well, it's nice to read comics with friends. Have a flagged muffin!

Congratulations! Doubly excellent dactyling. And thanks for the flagged muffins, they're much better than the ragamuffins I got the other day.

jjjdavidson chirps to the trees:
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jjjdavidson wrote:A bit of random silliness (partly to show I haven't abandoned you all):

I Chirp to the Trees
(Tune: "I Talk to the Trees" from Paint Your Wagon)

I chirp to the trees
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But they don't listen to me
I chirp to the grass
But no molpies hear me


The beesnakes in love
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Can't stop to hear what I say
I chirp to them all
In vain

But suddenly my chirps
Reach someone else's ear
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And someone else can hear
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Them too

I chirp you my dreams
And while you're list'ning to me
I see that you still have
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No clue...

Lovely; great use of OTC art to create thoughtful whimsy. Someone referenced The Lorax a few dekanewpix back, so I can't help also hearing, "I am the Lorax; I chirp to the trees..."

And then jjjdavidson filks about time to ketchup...
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jjjdavidson wrote:The following is dedicated to all those who despair of finding time for the OTC, much less for the OTT:

Some Time to Ketchup
(With sincere apologies to the late Freddie Mercury)

Each day when I get up I read a little
Before I even shower or eat
Take a look at the forum and cry
Randall what you're doing to me

I've spent all these years on xkcd
But it was just three days in a week;
Now─
Some time to─ (Some time to─)
Yeah, some time to─ (Some time to─)
Can anybody find me some time to ketchup?


I read hard (He reads hard) every day I'm at work
Whenever my boss leaves the room
At the end of the day I rush home
To Firefox and a feeling of doom

I sit down at my screen and I start to click
But the Newpages all come too soon
Please─
Some time to─ (Some time to─)
Oh, some time to─ (Please─)
Can anybody find me some time to ketchup?

(He reads hard) I blitz hard, (every day) every day
I skim and I scan and I scroll
But everybody's gotta have their say
Why can't they just get lazy?

They've gotta comment every frame
I've got no chance
I'm outnumbered
And I can't quit reading
(Next> Next> Next> Next>...)

Got no ONGs, no time to coma
I just keep losing more ground
At the change of a pixel I cry
"Is there a molpy to be found?"
No, I'll never break free of the One True Thread
'Til the End of Time comes around
No────────

(Find me some time to ketchup)
(Find me some time to ketchup)
(Find me some time to ketchup)

...[long repetitious buildup to big finish]...
Can anybody find me────
Some time to KEHHHH────
Tchuh-uh-uh-uh-uh-up?

(Find me─)
(Some time to ketchup)
(Find me─)
(Some time to ketchup)

...[repeat and fade]

(Some poor desparing blitzer posted a cry for sympathy a wip or two back, and I immediately started thinking about this─but I've only just found time to finish it. Other songs that fit this theme (and that I might have a bash at if I get ambitious): Three Dog Night, "Mama Told Me Not To Come"; Ringo Starr, "The No No Song" (by Hoyt Axton).)

Whoah, and I'm reading this while trying to ketchup... just like that time I was workin' in a coal mine and the foreman had a boom box playing "Workin' in a Coal Mine." Okay, that never happened, but it could have, hypothetically! It's all related!

Cueball engaged in some chirpcouragement.

ttscp explained MobTeeseboose.

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If you're lost you can look--and you will find me
Time after Time...

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:53 pm UTC

ggh wrote:So MobTeeseboose probably does post, it's just that the posts never get past the mods, because, well, they shouldn't.
Actually there are places to post where your posts don't show up in the post count. There may even be places to post that are unsearchable (safe spaces and the like).

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ZoomanSP » Mon Jun 10, 2013 2:05 pm UTC

ASCENDONG...
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Wait on.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby cellocgw » Mon Jun 10, 2013 2:11 pm UTC

rvloon wrote:
yappobiscuits wrote:Another brilliant and hilarious chapter :D

Molpy molpy molpy...


BTW, my children (2, 5 and 8) who know nothing of OTT nor OTC, loved your molpy song. I'd make it public, it's bound to be viral at some point.

Back to the quest to the present, only 50 NP or so behind.

Ronald


I love you,
You love me,
We're a molpy family.
Wait, are molpys purple?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Kieryn » Mon Jun 10, 2013 2:12 pm UTC

mscha wrote:
Kieryn wrote:@mscha - Well done on one of (if not the) best predictions of the OTT to date.
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mscha wrote:The next ONG:
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Edit: not sure how the GLR will have drawn this. The water is black, the rocks are black, might be hard to see anything.

Thanks, but credit where credit is due: I wasn't the first one to predict it (Sciscitor did), I just visualized it.


Apologies... As I said it was a blind ketchup... Well done Sciscitor!
Still though, nice visualization, mscha.

I predict the next scene will have at least a 30 degree average incline and at least one tree in it.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Earthling on Mars » Mon Jun 10, 2013 2:37 pm UTC

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@BlitzGirl - translated dialogue
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BlitzGirl wrote:Okay, now I've taken a little creative license and "translated" the Dialogue to make it easier for me to understand.

Cueball: The land rises in elevation, but the River doesn't. It seems to be at around the same elevation it was when we first saw it.
Megan: The River has been rising in elevation, too, but not as quickly as the land has been rising in elevation. Can water erode rock like this?
Cueball: Apparently so.
Megan: It must have taken a long Time.
Cueball: The rocks are pretty soft, and probably easy to erode.
Megan: I wonder how deep the canyon gets.
Cueball: Perhaps the canyon goes right through the mountain. In which case, the canyon would be as deep as the mountain is tall.
Megan: The canyon could be even deeper if you include the depth of the River.
Cueball: The canyon can't go much deeper than Sea level, though. If it were deeper than Sea level, the water in the River wouldn't have as much potential energy, and would not be flowing as rapidly as it is. It also would not have to erode the land to get down to Sea level.
Megan: Sure. But how could a canyon form in the middle of a mountain? Rivers choose the path of least resistance, and flow through lower elevations. Why would it try cutting straight through a mountain?


When Megball start talking like that, Time will end, and time probably will too!


Deep rivers
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mscha wrote:I don't know about rivers, but fjords and lakes can certainly be much deeper than the surface, or even the bottom of the sea.
The Sognefjord in Norway, for instance, is over 1300m (≈ 750q) deep, while the sea it flows into is at most a few hundred meters (≈ 100q) deep.
But try to explain glacial erosion to Cuegan...


Rivers can even be all the way under the surface!


@BlitzGirl - Cueball and Megan
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azule wrote:When you flip from the previous to the current newpix, Cueball replaces Megan so perfectly that: Megan becomes Cueball.
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It's Megan...it's Cueball...
it's Megball!


FTFY.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Neil_Boekend » Mon Jun 10, 2013 2:47 pm UTC

Ketchup post

[Insert awful Ketchup Image here]

Actually it's a schitzketchup, because was also in the Present Time.

charlie_grumbles wrote:
mscha wrote:A bit too US-centric for my taste.
(I'd ‘pronounce’ it “brook”; or perhaps “beck”, since I spent a few childhood vacations in Yorkshire.)
Edit: many more names.

Places around here were first settled by the Dutch. So we say kill for a beck/brook/stream/ghyll. As in otterskill. Sorry.

I am Dutch, and I don't know a dutch word for a tiny river that sounds like "Kill".
We use "beek" or "beekje" (-je is a diminutive).
Maybe the original settlers there were murderers. Then "kill" would be a derivation of "The usual kill site". Since that would scare off victems strangers I'd use something less clear as well.

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Don't know why it's so effing big.

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I always see apostrophes as either a quote or sarcasm. None of these are quotes, so it must be sarcasm. I really like the signs 'pee "in" the toilet please'... (never saw one though)

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Exodies wrote:Does anyone here know anyone else here irl? Do you think you would enjoy <this> more or less if your real life friends were here?
Some of us, notably JJJ, have people reading along with us in our homes. I would say it would be a similar experience.

I get something of both worlds. One daughter is reading along; my wife and other daughter just nod and smile tolerantly.


My wife thinks that I am nuts. *shrug* But then, she was quite aware of that fact when she married me :D

As far as I know, I know no one here in the OTT, IRL. And as I am not particularly active in other forums, I surely doubt that I know anyone here, digitally or otherwise, in any other space, digital or otherwise. Should this prove to be untrue and, in fact, the identity of another tribal member were to be someone who I truly did know, it would be a fantastic coincidence.

Yep, we're all these:
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k.bookbinder wrote:NO! Not the mushrooms. Remember Ugg.

Hmm, now you mention it: I do. And I don't. Have the History Monks been messing with the Procrastinators again? It's hard enough to track Time without events that change whether they happened after the fact!

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PSA: Past and Future of The Last Time Waiter

Postby AluisioASG » Mon Jun 10, 2013 2:52 pm UTC

If you don't read The Last Time Waiter, feel free to skip the following.

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I don't usually write stories. When I think of one, I usually just keep it in my mind.
The reason for that is that my imagination doesn't respect "this has been already published" boundaries. It hops between Past, Present and Future tenses, changing the story as it sees fit. This is, of course, bad for people who have already read the Past.
And that's exactly what I'm thinking of doing with The Last Time Waiter.

And why am I going to do that? It's simple: until now, it's just a simple story. No subplots, no twists (so far), nothing exciting. Then, while I was on deep storical (is that a word?) thinking during a certain private moment, this thought came to me:
my subconsciousness wrote:What-If the Engineer was named "Randall Munroe McKay"?

I realized this small change could change nothing, or everything. It can cause ripples through the whole story, giving it a new meaning, especially for the ending (in fact, it allows me to extend it in a very interesting way). And the good news is, it doesn't really change what was written so far. I'll need to add a Chapter 0, explaining the discovery of the Time Device and the foundation of the Order, but not much else will need to be changed (I'll tell you if I do that).

So, I'd like you readers to give me your opinions on this. But, in any case, I can tell you this:
BlitzGirl (the Blitzer, not the character) wrote:The future is pretty cool.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby k.bookbinder » Mon Jun 10, 2013 2:53 pm UTC

cellocgw wrote:No more rhyming, and I MEAN IT!

-- Does anyone want a.... (complete this line at your own risk)


How could I have missed this!? Why did the light not go on as soon as I read this? Oh, I am so ashamed! :oops:

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Fezzik: Yes, yes, some of the time.
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[Fezzik: If there are, we all be dead!
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Fezzik: Anybody want a peanut?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Mon Jun 10, 2013 2:55 pm UTC

Neil_Boekend wrote:
charlie_grumbles wrote:
mscha wrote:A bit too US-centric for my taste.
(I'd ‘pronounce’ it “brook”; or perhaps “beck”, since I spent a few childhood vacations in Yorkshire.)
Edit: many more names.

Places around here were first settled by the Dutch. So we say kill for a beck/brook/stream/ghyll. As in otterskill. Sorry.

I am Dutch, and I don't know a dutch word for a tiny river that sounds like "Kill".

I didn't either, but apparently the word kil can still be found in some geographic names.

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Chrome. Or other browsers, like Firefox. Image
I haven't found anything dedicated (but didn't search very hard). The main forum browsing app on Android is Tapatalk, but it doesn't support this forum. (You need something installed server-side, apparently.)

And IMO: just go ahead and change things, we'll see where your imaginations brings us.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby foilman » Mon Jun 10, 2013 3:03 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Mon Jun 10, 2013 3:05 pm UTC

Kieryn wrote:I predict the next scene will have at least a 30 degree average incline and at least one tree in it.

Well, one out of two ain't (that) bad...

Hmm, what's that slightly elevated flat area at approx. ⅓ of the frame?
We'll probably never know, they'll just walk past it.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby taixzo » Mon Jun 10, 2013 3:07 pm UTC

mscha wrote:
Neil_Boekend wrote:
charlie_grumbles wrote:
mscha wrote:A bit too US-centric for my taste.
(I'd ‘pronounce’ it “brook”; or perhaps “beck”, since I spent a few childhood vacations in Yorkshire.)
Edit: many more names.

Places around here were first settled by the Dutch. So we say kill for a beck/brook/stream/ghyll. As in otterskill. Sorry.

I am Dutch, and I don't know a dutch word for a tiny river that sounds like "Kill".

I didn't either, but apparently the word kil can still be found in some geographic names.


And it brings really weird names to places in the Northeast U.S., such as the Schuylkill River (pronounced "skoo-kul") in Pennsylvania, and the Murderkill River in Delaware.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby fhorn » Mon Jun 10, 2013 3:12 pm UTC

Dear Friends and Gentlepersons,
Wow! A wowterfall of creativity. Let me end my Papal Office's Endlessly Talented Random Yawping (POETRY, natch) edict demand commandment fight to the death polite request with a hearty BRAVO to all who played feared for their lives observed the holiday! Those who partook: chronosdragon, ergman, kenmelken (with a double dactyl, my fave!, hey if the megalomania fits), BlueCrab, BlitzGirl (with an enviable, admirable ease and range), ucim, ttscp, taixzo; and Cellocgw, with a tease! (did I miss anyone? Will happily go back and reread if I have) What an amazing response... though I shouldn't be surprised anymore at the talent and dedication of those in our neighborhood. *does happy ex-Pope dance of joy*

partingLance - PLEASE please please please do Highway 61. YappoB, you up for the recording? (some of us speculate on the future of the OTT; I speculate on the future of the filk)

kenmelken - can you believe what a bunch of peaceniks (so busy making love not war) we are - not one brave soul to volunteer to do battle. I'm late but not afraid to step up and declare a PageCrusade on crusades! WHO'S WITH ME???!!?

Neil_Boekend - any chance you'd share a photo of your new, clever domesticated wolpy? We've seen quite a few kitties (mewpies?) around here.

p.s. thanks again, everybody. Really. You made my dix. (that just doesn't sound right)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby HES » Mon Jun 10, 2013 3:12 pm UTC

ChronosDragon wrote:I also rebuilt my Side Project map from scratch in an older version of Hammer (using HL2: Episode 2 for now because my tf2 got steampip'd) and started modelling the beach. HES, we should get a place where we can exchange map stuff so we're not doing the same work twice. I also discovered that 361 is 19². That is all.

I was hoping the steam group would have such functionality, but it seems not. A shared dropbox folder may do the trick. I'm having to use HL2 at the moment, the SDK is really unhappy about being moved to a different drive.

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