1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby AluisioASG » Fri Jan 31, 2014 5:22 am UTC

ChronosDragon wrote:Oh look, cute cats in video games.
*Flips page*
Heh, that's funny. And cute.

*An hour later*

What, that's it? I EXPECTED MORE!

And that's when we realize xkcd is big.

@ED: Last part reminds me of SexyTalon. Why? I do not know.
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Decree

Postby Eternal Density » Fri Jan 31, 2014 5:39 am UTC

AluisioASG should we colour every username on this page?

Oh, GaMERCaT is playing c**kiec**cker.
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Postby AluisioASG » Fri Jan 31, 2014 5:51 am UTC

I approve of Eternal Density's suggestion.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby taixzo » Fri Jan 31, 2014 5:52 am UTC

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OTTification already

Postby Eternal Density » Fri Jan 31, 2014 6:11 am UTC

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Soon, someone will do xer PhD thesis on OTTers


ETA okay I'm off to the land of the weepe**.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby yappobiscuits » Fri Jan 31, 2014 7:08 am UTC

OrbitalFacePalm9001 wrote:http://www.thegamercat.com/2013/12/super-meowio-world/

For some reason this non-xkcd webcomic mentioned redundakitties.

Theory: Samantha Whitten (the maker of GaMERCaT) is a secret OTTer.

Nahh, I think if she were really an OTTer, she'd have named her otherothercomic "The HotdogMeowlpy".
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Time After Time: t1i-0452

Postby mscha » Fri Jan 31, 2014 8:30 am UTC

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Wait for it.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby lmjb1964 » Fri Jan 31, 2014 9:20 am UTC

OH look, I found some previous ketchup I was going to comment on:
Eternal Density wrote:
yappobiscuits wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:If the OTT was a store, would it sell affordable Swedish home furniture?

It's probably be part ASHF, part pet store (for the molpies) and a food section specialising in cakes, small candies, and condiments.


Spoiler:
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titletext in here:
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This was awesomeful.

HES wrote:
lmjb1964 wrote:...it's hard to read and even figure out what the heck you're supposed to be doing.

Sounds familiar, you should be great at that by now ;)]

:D And my part has lots of rests, so I'll have plenty of time to Wait for It.

Purplepants77 wrote:Alright everybody, time for a future present! I'm pretty sure I promised an OTTification ages ago (or if not I thought about mentioning it) but I had a specific song and idea in mind, but I had to wait for a certain... event... to take place to really make it what I wanted it to be. Well, that time has come and I have officially completed this (somewhat) massive undertaking!
[center]A Complete History of the One True Comic Through the Eyes of a Humble Waiter
Spoiler:
Web comics I’ve read entertain me
But quite frankly the humor is bland
The writers they have it so easy
No one trying something more grand
The people of the web grow weary
But think what a place it would be
If someone devised, a comic more wise
That cared for the people like me:



I am the man who reads xkcd
Treating each new release as Holy Writ
Thrice a week so at night I can sleep
When I’ve read them all twice I still won’t quit
Sometimes I will understand them just fine
And punch lines make sense inside my head
When they don’t I can’t just ignore ‘em
I visit the forum’s comic thread
Randall brought us ‘Click and Drag’
“There is no one better” I’d brag

I am the man who likes xkcd
And continues to read each new comic
What do I find, but a new one called ‘Time’
The alt text commands me to Wait for It.
I work so hard comprehending this phrase
But Lord Randall has something else in mind
Before long I would see this was bigger than me
For the image began to change with Time
Mind and body now at war
We must know what we’re waiting for!



I am the man who loves xkcd
Now neglecting most of the new comics
My life, once sublime, now belongs to this “Time”
A determined group we will Wait for It
I have no choice with my new OCD
I will find out who, when, and where they are
But hourly frames that are nearly the same
Of stick figures make sound deductions hard
Now the castle starts to fade…
Even though we politely obeyed!wait for it

I am the man who needs xkcd
Now rejoicing that Time has yet to stop
A river they found, and they sought higher ground
Maybe something’s wrong on the mountain top
I can’t help but be consumed by it now
Some wowtrees and dunes and a little shed
Then Lucky attacked! And their flag, once black,
Becomes a bandage dyed a beautiful red.
Cuegan need to find help quick
Why’d Megan leave her thwapping stick?!



I am the man who’s obsessed-kcd
With the beautiful starlit night so clear
Hip hip hurray! We’ve determined the date!
In the future- eleven thousand years!
I get so glad when they find the Beanies
And they have all the answers we need still
They were fixing the wall but it started to fall
What was once a great sea will soon refill
Now we know the rising tide
Will not just peacefully subside!



I am the man who loves my family
But this weekend, I think I’ll read the Thread
Poor Cuegan are scared, even though they were spared
And everyone they know may well be dead
Maybe Cuegan aren’t done
They might make it if they RUN!

I have no care for the next-kcd
My existence now solely RUNs on ‘Time’
They took to their feet! And they scared poor Lucky!
Tell me, how can I simply Wait for It?
They found the Forty! And even La Petite!
Tell me, how can I simply Wait for It?
RUN for it, RUN for it!



And now the curtain’s down, its seems they found
A safe new home on higher ground
It feels unfair, but don’t despair
The looping frames He left are there
Lord Randall gave this evidence
That this ended the flood, immense
And now that Cuegan’s off the Giraft
They should be just fine

So we reject it in denial
But still we know it was worthwhile
Though many myst’ries left unsolved
In “Time” ‘round which our worlds revolved
We shall hope for second one
We shall anticipate more fun
We shall wait for it, …, and RUN
Forever and a day.

T** E**


Hope you enjoyed it! Maybe another seaish one soon, but only if you're good :wink:

Purplepants, this was treeish! I enjoyed the original also.

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PS. You are all awesomely entertaining.

Hi, SnookieCookie! Welcome! Glad you de-lurked.

So, are there two different stories happening, the mysteryONGs and azule's? Or is it all the same and azule in doing the mysteryONGS? At any rate, it's good to hear from azule again, even if it is remotely.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby HES » Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:09 am UTC

Eternal Density wrote:Maybe Black Mesa?

Spoiler:
That was a joke, haha, fat chance.

I sang the next line in my head automatically. I should have known it was in the spoiler...

Is GLR secretly British? He's been going on about the weather a lot lately.

Something something ketchup.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:25 am UTC

Happy 3200, mscha and newpixbot! Image

ChronosDragon wrote:
Spoiler:
OrbitalFacePalm9001 wrote:http://www.thegamercat.com/2013/12/super-meowio-world/

For some reason this non-xkcd webcomic mentioned redundakitties.

Theory: Samantha Whitten (the maker of GaMERCaT) is a secret OTTer.
Oh look, cute cats in video games.
*Flips page*
Heh, that's funny. And cute.

*An hour later*

What, that's it? I EXPECTED MORE!

But good comic. I'm subbed now.

That was a molpish blitz, if a bit riverish! I think I spied a hotdog vendor in the comments along the way...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby rvloon » Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:35 am UTC

lmjb1964 wrote:Where...where am I? In the past? The present? I don't know any more. The Outside has totally ch*rped me up. All the damn raptors and zombies causing so much trouble, with the observing and relocating...and I'm a very tired molpy.
Spoiler:
http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=42036

I really need a vacation.

I keep trying to ketchup, but instead I get further behind. I might skip to the present. Again. It's lonely in the past. And I really want to see what everymolpy thought of the latest OtherComic, which sounded an awful lot like OTTish. Only problem is, I keep doing that skipping little chunks here and there when I get too far behind, and it increases the void in my soul that I would fill with a blitz if I had the Time.

OK, this post is getting a little rambly, isn't it? I think I'll just use the RAZOR time portal and hang out in the present for a bit.

*uses time portal*

Hi, everymolpy!

Redundant, truly:
Spoiler:
sleepy.jpeg



Don't skip forward! You'll miss three of my OTTifications! Some of them were even liked by... ehrm... well, people!

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I followed Time until The End and I cannot even buy a chirping T-shirt.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:36 am UTC

azule? via SnookieCookie wrote:Image

ONGsomeful Zanclean Zodeac newnewpix!
I'll have to figure out a way to archive these in TimeAfterTime without mixing them in with the MysteryONGs. Not sure how... Image
List¹ of all Frames of Time and after Time.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SilentTimer » Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:50 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:Just in case there are any more lurkers around here Waiting to reveal themselves:

LURKUS SUMMONUS


*flashes, bubbles, smoke*

… aaand – boom de yada! Megan fits the scene.
Now I need a Cueball with a matching face expression.

Hey – where's my graphics tablet?
And where's this surprising amount of blood coming from?
Ah – thanks GLR, it's I Can't Believe It's Not Goat's Blood.
But who are all those staring … OTTers … ?

Baobabs! :shock: I'm in the OTT!

Er… hi everymolpy. How are you?
(Ch*rp – where's my hat? I am feeling so m2928 without it …)

Nice to see y'all. Want some 74'WS°

I suppose I will be the one to say something.

… harrumph …

Hello, everymolpy. And non-molpies, too.

I am a lurking OTTer. I have read it all and opened every spoiler. I have been in the OTT when we encountered the baobabs, the snake, the wowterfall, Prickly, and Lucky. We have been puzzling together about the rising sea, La Petite, the stars, and Beanish. We went through T** **d together, and now we are experiencing Time After Time together.

I am the author of the MysteryONGs. I hope you are enjoying my Present Present.

(Has anyone seen my hat? Its MD5 is c678886e5f6f5fcdd1beff5114fa7865. Hopefully I haven't lost it on my last secret meeting with newpixbot. If you find it, can you please deliver it back in Time so I can put it on before being summoned? Thanks in advance!)

So much for this Time. Sorry … must draw … the ONG is approaching …

*fading to white, faint noises of a leopard*

*silence*

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby haircut74 » Fri Jan 31, 2014 11:35 am UTC

HES wrote:
Eternal Density wrote:Maybe Black Mesa?

Spoiler:
That was a joke, haha, fat chance.

I sang the next line in my head automatically. I should have known it was in the spoiler....

I expected it (much like the Spanish Inquisi- oh, wait...), and I still felt warm and fuzzy upon opening the spoiler.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby HES » Fri Jan 31, 2014 11:47 am UTC

Haircut, you probably missed this ottifact by CD a while back. Still entirely true, especially with recent TaT happenings.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby karhell » Fri Jan 31, 2014 12:13 pm UTC

Karhell's Wanderings
1559th mile of a 1730 mile journey

(a bit later than I would have liked, but I guess by now you all know how to [spoiler ])

Loads more hotdog discussion, puzzlemaking, and general silliness that I highly approve of :D
Most notable, on NP 1558, Waveney has started publishing chapter 2 of his beanie ONGs ! Hooray for something else to wait for !

===== Details on what delayed this signpost =====
Spoiler:
molpy molpy molpy molpy
molpy molpy molpy molpy
molpy molpy molpy molpy
grapevine grapevine


===== Calling a hotdog a hotdog =====
Spoiler:
Eternal Density wrote:
Neil_Boekend wrote:
Eternal Density wrote:

Code: Select all

### 1.55
- isFinite() works on more browsers than Number.isFinite. Okay.
- a missing space in sand purifier description
- DoN doesn't always lock on load

Sorry about that, I should have done more compabability checking :(

(and many more "sorry's" from ED)
Compatibility checking is a nightmare. There are far to may browsers out there! Next someone will try to open it in Lynx. And once you fix that someone will try Links. And then someone develops a new browser that chirps other things up.
You are making an awefulsome game. You are doing it for free. There is no need to apologize for some mustard. When making hot dogs some mustard may be spilled. I am grateful that you are willing to spend so much time to make this game.

Thanks for your understanding. Henceforth I shall refer to the game as a hotdog.

Aaaah, so that's where the name comes from :!:
And indeed, you've done a very good job with the game :D


===== On mrob27's chronograms =====
Spoiler:
mrob27 wrote:Finally, to @lmjb1964 and @SBN, @Valarya, @BlitzGirl, and everyone else, I'm so glad you like my stuff! They're long posts so I want to make sure they're worth the Time it takes to read :D

Yup, they're very much enjoyable to read ^^


===== a fellow blitzer =====
Spoiler:
preciousidiot wrote:You know what, I am a crazy person with too much time on my hands, no new dragon age for another year, and a deep desire to understand the workings of the OTT. And a penchant for spontaneous decision making and dubious judgement.

Ch*rp it, I'm blitzing this thing. Maybe one day I will actually emerge on the other side.

Looks like you have everything required to make a fine blitzer ! Welcome aboard, and congratulations on making it this far, preciousidiot !


===== Personal answers =====
Spoiler:
lmjb1964 wrote:
karhell wrote:Dammit, it's Karhell's wanderings, again!
1116th mile of a very long journey (1503 miles... gaaaaaah)

Nice to see you, karhell! Happy wandering!

Cheers! Nice to see you too :D

ZoomanSP wrote:
karhell wrote:Karhell's wanderings
1258th mile of a 1550 mile journey.

<snipsnipsnip/>
Hi karhell! Image
Here's some 300-page-late consolation ice cream croissant sundae (I hope the ice cream didn't melt until you read this post):
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Hi ZoomanSP!
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The ice cream is still fresh, and perfectly nomnomnom... sorry... nice, I meant ^^

ucim wrote:<trimmety-trim>
Welcome, karhell, to the time after Time. I hope the freezer is still working - there's ice cream in there for you! We look forward to seeing you in the present... there's more world here, maybe different!

If you hear rumors of Earthling on Mars somehow deleting reality, don't listen. It's not true. I exist. AluisioASG exists. BlitzGirl exists (but somehow her punsa

Thanks for the welcome! and yup, the freezer works like a charm ^^
As for deleting reality, It seems to be doing just fine, no signs of disappearing whatsoev...aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SBN » Fri Jan 31, 2014 12:24 pm UTC

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Hi ya'll, just a lurker that been lovin' n stalkin' Blue since the beginning of Time.

PS. You are all awesomely entertaining.

Welcome, SnookieCookie, Revealer the Recent!
Interesting that the markings are still strange to them. I guess it's not Beanish then,

HES wrote:Is GLR secretly British? He's been going on about the weather a lot lately.

Have you noticed what the US weather is doing lately? It's pretty much all anyone is talking about. Well, that and some HandEgg Hotdog, between Searaptors and Horsemolpies. There are options to that though: The wolpy bowl or The meowpy bowl.
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If you could, can TimeAfterTime have a jump to period feature? At least to the start of each chapter?
astrotter wrote:It is not particularly clear to me at this time that we are not overanalyzing this...

Randalspeed thunk, iskinner, and other blitzers! Notes from the before-was improve the after-when.
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Time After Time: t1i-0453

Postby mscha » Fri Jan 31, 2014 12:30 pm UTC

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

Postby haircut74 » Fri Jan 31, 2014 12:47 pm UTC

HES wrote:Haircut, you probably missed this ottifact by CD a while back. Still entirely true, especially with recent TaT happenings.

That's fantastic.

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Re: Decree

Postby OrbitalFacePalm9001 » Fri Jan 31, 2014 12:53 pm UTC

Eternal Density wrote:AluisioASG should we colour every username on this page?

Oh, GaMERCaT is playing c**kiec**cker.

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO *puts GaMERCaT in the e**dish basement corner*
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Fri Jan 31, 2014 3:00 pm UTC

mscha wrote:I'll have to figure out a way to archive these in TimeAfterTime without mixing them in with the MysteryONGs. Not sure how...
You could prefix each with a letter or number rather than simply sequentializing them en masse. (it would require renumbering all TATongs) i.e.
B-001, B-002 for the BeanieOngs, M-001, M-002 for the Mystery Ongs. Maybe a prefix number is better than a letter.

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I'm a Hamply!

Postby HES » Fri Jan 31, 2014 3:05 pm UTC

Waiting
To the tune of "Royals" by Lorde
(The middle link is my favourite)
Spoiler:
I've never seen a castle in the flesh
I pass the time with trebuchets, at the sea side
And I am proud of my headdress,
post-apocalypse, no electronics

But every ONG's like newpix, robot, waiting in the true thread
Ketchup, servers, mustard makes us slow down,
We don't care, we're OTTifying life in our dreams.
But everybody's like Cueball, Megan, when you gonna make love.
Beanies, mountains, triangles that all touch.
We don't care, we're watching raptors circle in the air.

And we'll always be waiting (waiting).
Watching for the rising flood,
The Outside rush just ain't for us.
We crave a different kind of buzz.
Let me be your pagepope (pagepope),
I can make a decree
And molpy I'll wait, I'll wait, I'll wait, I'll wait.
Let me live that fantasy.

My friends and I—we'll crack the code.
We'll solve the hashes and the bean-ish language
And everyone who knows us knows that we're working slow,
We won't succumb to rage.

But every ONG's like newpix, robot, waiting in the true thread
Ketchup, servers, mustard makes us slow down,
We don't care, we're OTTifying life in our dreams.
But everybody's like Cueball, Megan, when you gonna make love.
Beanies, mountains, triangles that all touch.
We don't care, we're watching raptor's circle in the air.

And we'll always be waiting (waiting).
Watching for the rising flood,
The Outside rush just ain't for us.
We crave a different kind of buzz.
Let me be your pagepope (pagepope),
I can make a decree
And molpy I'll wait, I'll wait, I'll wait, I'll wait.
Let me live that fantasy.

Ooh ooh oh
We're bigger than we ever dreamed,
And never going to end, it seems.
Ooh ooh oh
Life's great with the One True Thread,
We've got wowterful hats on our heads.

And we'll always be waiting (waiting).
Watching for the rising flood,
The Outside rush just ain't for us.
We crave a different kind of buzz.
Let me be your pagepope (pagepope),
I can make a decree
And molpy I'll wait, I'll wait, I'll wait, I'll wait.
Let me live that fantasy.

Would have brought a more interesting present present but this TimeAccessor isn't up to much.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Spaceman Spiff » Fri Jan 31, 2014 3:56 pm UTC

Steakish, HES! Happy 1500!

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ETA: FocusONG

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ergman » Fri Jan 31, 2014 5:10 pm UTC

SBN wrote:
SnookieCookie wrote:Image

Hi ya'll, just a lurker that been lovin' n stalkin' Blue since the beginning of Time.

PS. You are all awesomely entertaining.

Welcome, SnookieCookie, Revealer the Recent!
Interesting that the markings are still strange to them. I guess it's not Beanish then,

Forgive my memory and lazyness, but have curran ever actually seen Beanish writing before, or only heard it? Was
It ever drawn or on the maps?
I made my avatar, Buffygirl hatted it, Yappo smileyed it and ggh taroted it!
I've changed, witnessing this thing so beautiful

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SBN » Fri Jan 31, 2014 6:14 pm UTC

ergman wrote:
SBN wrote:Interesting that the markings are still strange to them. I guess it's not Beanish then,

Forgive my memory and lazyness, but have curran ever actually seen Beanish writing before, or only heard it? Was
It ever drawn or on the maps?

Looks like Beanish in the gray areas to me:
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Of course, there may be other languages that use those symbols, not everything that uses Cyrillic is Russian, but my response on seeing Cyrillic is more along the lines of "That looks like Russian, I wonder what it says." Maybe the very next picture will have someone say something similar, we'll have to wait and see. But half the fun of waiting is wondering and guessing.
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Postby yappobiscuits » Fri Jan 31, 2014 6:35 pm UTC

HES wrote:
Waiting
To the tune of "Royals" by Lorde
(The middle link is my favourite)
Spoiler:
I've never seen a castle in the flesh
I pass the time with trebuchets, at the sea side
And I am proud of my headdress,
post-apocalypse, no electronics

But every ONG's like newpix, robot, waiting in the true thread
Ketchup, servers, mustard makes us slow down,
We don't care, we're OTTifying life in our dreams.
But everybody's like Cueball, Megan, when you gonna make love.
Beanies, mountains, triangles that all touch.
We don't care, we're watching raptors circle in the air.

And we'll always be waiting (waiting).
Watching for the rising flood,
The Outside rush just ain't for us.
We crave a different kind of buzz.
Let me be your pagepope (pagepope),
I can make a decree
And molpy I'll wait, I'll wait, I'll wait, I'll wait.
Let me live that fantasy.

My friends and I—we'll crack the code.
We'll solve the hashes and the bean-ish language
And everyone who knows us knows that we're working slow,
We won't succumb to rage.

But every ONG's like newpix, robot, waiting in the true thread
Ketchup, servers, mustard makes us slow down,
We don't care, we're OTTifying life in our dreams.
But everybody's like Cueball, Megan, when you gonna make love.
Beanies, mountains, triangles that all touch.
We don't care, we're watching raptor's circle in the air.

And we'll always be waiting (waiting).
Watching for the rising flood,
The Outside rush just ain't for us.
We crave a different kind of buzz.
Let me be your pagepope (pagepope),
I can make a decree
And molpy I'll wait, I'll wait, I'll wait, I'll wait.
Let me live that fantasy.

Ooh ooh oh
We're bigger than we ever dreamed,
And never going to end, it seems.
Ooh ooh oh
Life's great with the One True Thread,
We've got wowterful hats on our heads.

And we'll always be waiting (waiting).
Watching for the rising flood,
The Outside rush just ain't for us.
We crave a different kind of buzz.
Let me be your pagepope (pagepope),
I can make a decree
And molpy I'll wait, I'll wait, I'll wait, I'll wait.
Let me live that fantasy.

Would have brought a more interesting present present but this TimeAccessor isn't up to much.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby TieSoul » Fri Jan 31, 2014 8:20 pm UTC

Hello everyone! I am new to Time, and am currently Blitzing the OTT, I'm on page 60 right now, or about newpix 140, so I still have a long way to go :D
Just wanted to notify all of you that I'm here, and I'm Blitzing. Also playing the Hotdog, and so far it's really fun :D

Redundant:
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Hello everyone! I am new to Time, and am currently Blitzing the OTT, I'm on page 60 right now, or about newpix 140, so I still have a long way to go :D
Just wanted to notify all of you that I'm here, and I'm Blitzing. Also playing the Hotdog, and so far it's really fun :D

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Postby mscha » Fri Jan 31, 2014 8:30 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby taixzo » Fri Jan 31, 2014 9:22 pm UTC

HES wrote:Haircut, you probably missed this ottifact by CD a while back. Still entirely true, especially with recent TaT happenings.


Or this one.
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Missing the obvious

Postby HES » Fri Jan 31, 2014 9:52 pm UTC

taixzo wrote:
Or this one.

That must have been during my exam blackout, as I can't find my response. Steakishly treeish!

Why are the ONGwelts upside-down?

Thanks, yappo. I was wondering where everymolpy (silly swype leopard doesn't know that word) was, but the weepend has begun.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:25 pm UTC

HES wrote:Why are the ONGwelts upside-down?
They are as seen through a telescope, and telescopes invert the image. The eyepiece of 'scopes used for terrestrial snooping re-invert it for convenience. But that costs a bit and some professional 'scopes omit it, allowing the operator to to the reversal in his or her brain.

The Beanies' surveying 'scope does not have an inverting eyepiece. Either that, or we are looking at a reflection of the image in the 'scope.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Fri Jan 31, 2014 11:01 pm UTC

HES wrote:
Waiting
To the tune of "Royals" by Lorde
(The middle link is my favourite)
Spoiler:
I've never seen a castle in the flesh
I pass the time with trebuchets, at the sea side
And I am proud of my headdress,
post-apocalypse, no electronics

But every ONG's like newpix, robot, waiting in the true thread
Ketchup, servers, mustard makes us slow down,
We don't care, we're OTTifying life in our dreams.
But everybody's like Cueball, Megan, when you gonna make love.
Beanies, mountains, triangles that all touch.
We don't care, we're watching raptors circle in the air.

And we'll always be waiting (waiting).
Watching for the rising flood,
The Outside rush just ain't for us.
We crave a different kind of buzz.
Let me be your pagepope (pagepope),
I can make a decree
And molpy I'll wait, I'll wait, I'll wait, I'll wait.
Let me live that fantasy.

My friends and I—we'll crack the code.
We'll solve the hashes and the bean-ish language
And everyone who knows us knows that we're working slow,
We won't succumb to rage.

But every ONG's like newpix, robot, waiting in the true thread
Ketchup, servers, mustard makes us slow down,
We don't care, we're OTTifying life in our dreams.
But everybody's like Cueball, Megan, when you gonna make love.
Beanies, mountains, triangles that all touch.
We don't care, we're watching raptor's circle in the air.

And we'll always be waiting (waiting).
Watching for the rising flood,
The Outside rush just ain't for us.
We crave a different kind of buzz.
Let me be your pagepope (pagepope),
I can make a decree
And molpy I'll wait, I'll wait, I'll wait, I'll wait.
Let me live that fantasy.

Ooh ooh oh
We're bigger than we ever dreamed,
And never going to end, it seems.
Ooh ooh oh
Life's great with the One True Thread,
We've got wowterful hats on our heads.

And we'll always be waiting (waiting).
Watching for the rising flood,
The Outside rush just ain't for us.
We crave a different kind of buzz.
Let me be your pagepope (pagepope),
I can make a decree
And molpy I'll wait, I'll wait, I'll wait, I'll wait.
Let me live that fantasy.

Waiting... (waaaaiiting...)
Oh good, an ottified version of that song to get stuck in my head. :P

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby HES » Sat Feb 01, 2014 12:29 am UTC

ucim wrote:The eyepiece of 'scopes used for terrestrial snooping re-invert it for convenience. But that costs a bit and some professional 'scopes omit it, allowing the operator to to the reversal in his or her brain.

That would chirp with my head. The scopes I deal with are either attached to a weapon or surveying equipment (though somewhat redundant on the robotic variety), where the "convenience" becomes a lot more important.

I've just spoken to an old friend who gave me a circular tuit, and I've been meaning to say this:

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby lmjb1964 » Sat Feb 01, 2014 12:29 am UTC

Eternal Density wrote:
Spoiler:
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Steakish as always.


rvloon wrote:
lmjb1964 wrote:<snip> I might skip to the present. <snip snip>


Don't skip forward! You'll miss three of my OTTifications! Some of them were even liked by... ehrm... well, people!

Ronald

Were two of them the Memory OTTifications? I think I tried to respond to them, but lost the response. Those were awesomeful. I couldn't find the recording of Cantabile's version, tho. :(

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Interesting that the markings are still strange to them. I guess it's not Beanish then

How much written Beanish did they see? Their exposure was mostly oral, I think.

Oh look, ergman had the same thought a few posts down. And SBN answered.

ETA: I finally got a chance to check out your OTTification, HES, and it was wowterful! I wanted to wait till I had time to listen to the song because I didn't know how it went, though I guess I should because apparently everyone knows that song and she won a Grammy. But I digress. Happy 1700!! The other two videos you linked to were awesomeful as well.
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Postby mscha » Sat Feb 01, 2014 12:30 am UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby yappobiscuits » Sat Feb 01, 2014 12:32 am UTC

Ooh! Maybe the Beanies aren't happy that Megball messed up their treeish cairn.

And that bit of Beanish translates as "Ch*rping M*stard!"


ETA: So I just came up with an outlandish theory (we haven't had one of those in a while, we could do with one) which may have been thought of before but I don't remember (still, redundancy is molpish), but anyway...

What if the Beanies are descended from us? Think about it... a culture who wear hats... and have weird words for things... Beanish is just OTTish that has developed further and further over Time until it's become completely seperate from any other language. It got so far we even developed our own alphabet. The Beanies knew of the coming flood, and the coming of Megball, because of the legends of the OTC passed down through the generations. It was no coincidence that there happened to be a Beanie scout party ready to meet Megball, and with the exact Panther Salve which Megan required! They knew it was coming. Because they waited for it. They had always been waiting for it. And we must continue to Wait for it, passing the word of GLR from generation to generation of OTTers, so that GLR's prophecy as set forth in the holy OTC, is fulfilled.
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more epilogue musings about deviance

Postby ggh » Sat Feb 01, 2014 1:18 am UTC

Blindposting. Sorry.
mscha wrote:We now have:

Code: Select all

ABDEBCEADEBCEACDABEADEBC
A

Spoiler:
Your prediction was:

Code: Select all

ABDEBCEADEDCEACDABABEEBC
          *       ***

Mine was:

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DBDEBCEADEDCEABCABEADABC
*         *   **     *
(But the 30th starting with an A.)
So you have 4 mistakes, and I have 5. You win.

And this theory:
mscha wrote:Remember, so far:
  • in the noughts, the first ONG was the same as last yip
  • in the teens, the first ONG was one past the one last yip (but the very first one matched the regular first one of last yip)
  • in the twenties, the first ONG was two past the one last yip (but the very first one matched the regular first one of last yip)
so it figures that:
  • in the thirties, the first ONG will be three past the one last yip (but the very first one matches the regular first one of last yip)
In other words, I'm predicting:

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ABDEBCEADE..............
DBDEBCEADE..............
can be thrown in the trashcan.

I'll be happy when I've got the software I'm used to, and I can go back to looking for patterns in this. I thought I had identified a few, but that string of mistakes in my guess threw out a big chunk. :( It was dumb luck that I did as well as I did on the 20s, because I was using the same idea.


About those deviant Ds (and Cs)... we thought those might be just to break up doubles, and then something seemed to disagree with that, but if we loosen up our idea of where those seemingly wrong frames may be used, I think it works again. In this spirit, I propose that the 2013 tens sequence is actually:

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DEABEABCBCDDEADEABABABCD
It's the C's of the 2nd through 10th instance that are deviant. Maybe let's change the description "deviant", because I think these frames are doing a job; how about "sloshers"? After all, these frames keep the water from standing still. :) So, because this sequence ends in D, the first ONG then becomes a slosher C for the next nine days. As an aside, this gives the first 4 ONGs of the 2013 sequences a beautiful symmetry:

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EDBA
DEAB
BAED
ABDE
Then we look at 2014, and see, presto! the same exact starts to the sequences, except the sloshers are different because the ends of the sequences are different. In 2014, it's the 20s that are tricksy with the first iteration being pure, and the second through tenth beginning with a slosher.

If the slosher algorithm is to prevent repeated frames by first trying to substitute in a D, but using a C if that would be more effective, then that also fits with the C that began the Epilogue after ABCDE were revealed: that ONG was meant to be an E, but it followed an E, and the next scheduled ONG was D.

That poses an interesting question though, because that ONG is not at midnight: could sloshers be at work anywhere? I had thought before that the two existing repeats were important, because randomness would probably result in more, and a planned pattern would probably lead to none. Now, however, I look at those repeats and see that they involve... wait for it... Cs and Ds! They appear in such combinations that the slosher algorithm suggested above could not prevent the repeats.

So, what does that mean? Mustard? Something? Nothing?

Okay, gotta run. Sure would love to see slinches' treeish coloured boxes revisited, with an eye to finding more symmetries that might have been interrupted by sloshers.


ETA: Just looked back at slinches' boxes and yes, there are sloshers everywhere in the 2013 sequences. Without them, there would be 5 symmetric 4x4 blocks. The remaining 4 ONG are 2 groups of 2 that look like half-blocks, but don't match each other. Coincidence that these half-blocks coincide with the repeats? Also, coincidence that the first half-block ends at 10 ONGs in, and the 2014 sequences are different after 10 ONGs? I wish I had time to look at 2014 now, but I don't.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Sat Feb 01, 2014 1:40 am UTC

yappobiscuits wrote:
Spoiler:
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Ooh! Maybe the Beanies aren't happy that Megball messed up their treeish cairn.

And that bit of Beanish translates as "Ch*rping M*stard!"

Image seems to be the Beanish word for "castle" or specifically the Chateau d'If, as in this newpix:
Spoiler:
Image
so with that little circle, the Beanish observer is saying, "Castle?"

yappobiscuits wrote:ETA: So I just came up with an outlandish theory (we haven't had one of those in a while, we could do with one) which may have been thought of before but I don't remember (still, redundancy is molpish), but anyway...
Spoiler:
What if the Beanies are descended from us? Think about it... a culture who wear hats... and have weird words for things... Beanish is just OTTish that has developed further and further over Time until it's become completely seperate from any other language. It got so far we even developed our own alphabet. The Beanies knew of the coming flood, and the coming of Megball, because of the legends of the OTC passed down through the generations. It was no coincidence that there happened to be a Beanie scout party ready to meet Megball, and with the exact Panther Salve which Megan required! They knew it was coming. Because they waited for it. They had always been waiting for it. And we must continue to Wait for it, passing the word of GLR from generation to generation of OTTers, so that GLR's prophecy as set forth in the holy OTC, is fulfilled.

Molpishly done! Though it's a bit sad that our diverse hattage will evolve into identical black beanies (with the excuse of immortal deity Expando of course).
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SBN » Sat Feb 01, 2014 2:06 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:
yappobiscuits wrote:
Spoiler:
Image
Ooh! Maybe the Beanies aren't happy that Megball messed up their treeish cairn.

And that bit of Beanish translates as "Ch*rping M*stard!"

Image seems to be the Beanish word for "castle" or specifically the Chateau d'If, as in this newpix:
Spoiler:
Image
so with that little circle, the Beanish observer is saying, "Castle?"

yappobiscuits wrote:ETA: So I just came up with an outlandish theory (we haven't had one of those in a while, we could do with one) which may have been thought of before but I don't remember (still, redundancy is molpish), but anyway...
Spoiler:
What if the Beanies are descended from us? Think about it... a culture who wear hats... and have weird words for things... Beanish is just OTTish that has developed further and further over Time until it's become completely seperate from any other language. It got so far we even developed our own alphabet. The Beanies knew of the coming flood, and the coming of Megball, because of the legends of the OTC passed down through the generations. It was no coincidence that there happened to be a Beanie scout party ready to meet Megball, and with the exact Panther Salve which Megan required! They knew it was coming. Because they waited for it. They had always been waiting for it. And we must continue to Wait for it, passing the word of GLR from generation to generation of OTTers, so that GLR's prophecy as set forth in the holy OTC, is fulfilled.

Molpishly done! Though it's a bit sad that our diverse hattage will evolve into identical black beanies (with the excuse of immortal deity Expando of course).

As long as they aren't identical green safety hats.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby yappobiscuits » Sat Feb 01, 2014 2:19 am UTC

Well, GLR's artwork is very simplified. I think the hats will remain diverse, but were only represented as beanies in the OTC. Just like we're probably not going to evolve into stick figures and the whole world probably isn't going to turn black and white :P
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