1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby rvloon » Tue Apr 01, 2014 2:53 pm UTC

yappobiscuits wrote:Called it!
yappobiscuits wrote:1350 be one ah me favourite othercomics!

dis be brilliant, possibly de best dis ting wa ahbe all talkin' about since Time itself! Also, Beanie!


Am I missing something? Cause for me it is the same as 1349, just with different alt-text. Also, shouldn't it be a new what-if today?

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ETA: Ehrm. Pope. Decree: write an OTTification of a Tony Childs song: for example https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1uMHde0hY8&feature=player_embedded
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby HES » Tue Apr 01, 2014 2:55 pm UTC

Explainxkcd is going to have a field day. I am going to get very distracted.

xkcd.com still shows 1349, and many browsers are having issues. Yes, it is Whifdix, but it is also the first of the fourth heretical month.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby cari.j.elliot » Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:07 pm UTC

Today's othercomic! WHAT?! I had to come back. I felt the draw of Time. I knew this is the place to spend the dix watching Lorenz.
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Time Revisited - np300

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Re: Hi StormAngel!

Postby macraw83 » Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:10 pm UTC

HES wrote:I'll know by othercomic 1351.

I really like this method of telling Time. I might start using it myself.


HES wrote:*poders whedder he kyan fit dat to a certain coldplay song*

AWFULSOME new othercomic

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I have no manipulated dis image in any way.

Awesomeful! I wonder if it's set up to automatically place popular responses in the comic... think we can get that done?


yappobiscuits wrote:Called it!
yappobiscuits wrote:1350 be one ah me favourite othercomics!

dis be brilliant, possibly de best dis ting wa ahbe all talkin' about since Time itself! Also, Beanie!

I thoroughly enjoyed Externalities, but we'll see if this becomes awesome. Knowing GLR, it probably will.

Also, has anyone noticed that the Othercomic 1350 tread only has 12 posts? It's growing quite slowly for something that seems so interesting.
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Re: Hi StormAngel!

Postby yappobiscuits » Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:14 pm UTC

macraw83 wrote:I thoroughly enjoyed Externalities, but ahbe goin see if dis becomes awesome. a know GLR, it probably goin.

Hmm, that's why I said "possibly", since I knew I wasn't gonna remember them all :P. Externalities was also highly treeish indeed.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby rvloon » Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:17 pm UTC

HES wrote:Explainxkcd be a go a have a field day. I be a go a get very distracted.

dis ting wa ahbe all talkin' about.com still shows 1349, an' many browsers be a have issues. Yes, it be Whifdix, but it be also de first ah de fourth heretical month.


Firefox works, but I cannot upload my file in here. Hangon, I can use Image instead.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Neil_Boekend » Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:23 pm UTC

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Re: Hi StormAngel!

Postby HES » Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:27 pm UTC

macraw83 wrote:Awesomeful! I wonder if it set up to automatically place popular responses in de comic... tink we kyan get dat done?

I would refrain from organised vandalism OTTifying. Seriously molpish, though. And there's an element of waiting for it - you can only get so far until more responses are added.

There are a LOT of othercomic references in there. (EDIT: And otherothercomics)
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Re: Hi StormAngel!

Postby macraw83 » Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:35 pm UTC

HES wrote:
macraw83 wrote:Awesomeful! I wonder if it set up to automatically place popular responses in de comic... tink we kyan get dat done?

I would refrain from organised vandalism OTTifying. Seriously molpish, dough. an' deh's an element ah waiting for it - you kyan only get so far till more responses be added.

deh be a LOT ah othercomic references in deh.

I think if we could come up with an OTTification that would probably make sense to an Outsider, we might pursue it. But you're right, just having the guy walking in saying "Molpy Molpy Molpy" probably isn't the best idea.
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Re: Hi StormAngel!

Postby Dracomax » Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:42 pm UTC

macraw83 wrote:
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macraw83 wrote:Awesomeful! I wonder if it set up to automatically place popular responses in de comic... tink we kyan get dat done?

I would refrain from organised vandalism OTTifying. Seriously molpish, dough. an' deh's an element ah waiting for it - you kyan only get so far till more responses be added.

deh be a LOT ah othercomic references in deh.

I tink if we could come up wid an OTTification dat would probably mek sense to an Outsider, we might pursue it. But you be right, just a have de guy a walk in a say "Molpy Molpy Molpy" probably no de best idea.

I don't know. If we did it to every one, yeah, that would be ridiculous. but to have one branch of one branch of a tiered story molpy based doesn't seem all that off. I say this as someone who frequently doesn't get certain jokes in XKCD-proper because of nerd-branch specific in-jokes.
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I have reached @AluisioASG's kindly-placed Beacon Gamma, which has reminded me that I haven't done a normal Time-Capsule on my Blitzing progress since before I left through the auxiliary TARDIS entrance to join y'alls for the Tymiversary. In the mrob-aforewhen that was NP1438, and NP1812 up here in the Present.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby yappobiscuits » Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:50 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
macraw83 wrote:
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macraw83 wrote:Awesomeful! I wonder if it set up to automatically place popular responses in de comic... tink we kyan get dat done?

I would refrain from organised vandalism OTTifying. Seriously molpish, dough. an' deh's an element ah waiting for it - you kyan only get so far till more responses be added.

deh be a LOT ah othercomic references in deh.

I tink if we could come up wid an OTTification dat would probably mek sense to an Outsider, we might pursue it. But you be right, just a have de guy a walk in a say "Molpy Molpy Molpy" probably no de best idea.

me nuh know. If we did it to every one, yah man, dat would be ridiculous. but a have one branch ah one branch ah a tiered story molpy based nuh seem all dat off. I say dis as someone who frequently nuh get certain jokes in XKCD-proper because ah nerd-branch specific in-jokes.

I think it'd be ok to do it in moderation, if a reference was appropriate and one regular xkcd fans might get (i.e. a reference to the comic but not actually OTTish.) For example, I actually did submit the line in the last panel of this 'ere OTTification of it I gone and done...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Link » Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:55 pm UTC

Baobabs, that othercomic is wowterful.

Anyway, I have an announcement to make. I have been working on a Secret Project for the past three dips, and I am ready to unveil the first prototype!

ANNOUNCING AUTOMOME, the Ottish AUTOMEME clone
Being a fan of AUTOMEME and Ottish, I have decided to fuse the two together, and the result is AUTOMOME. It's a random internet meme generator using Ottish vocabulary! It's also fully Free Software; you can find the source code here.

At present, its vocabulary is somewhat limited (especially when it comes to intransitive verbs), so if you'd like to suggest more words, I'm all ears. Also, if you'd like to have your username added to the list of characters, that's no problem either -- but be aware that it may say some unmolpish things about you. ;)

The web frontend has been tested with Firefox 24.4.0 and Chrome 33.0.1750.152; it should work in any recentish standards-compliant browser.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby yappobiscuits » Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:58 pm UTC

Image That is dunejumpish, Link! Much fun to play with. Maybe at some point it could generate images too, that'd be extra treeish.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Link » Tue Apr 01, 2014 4:07 pm UTC

yappobiscuits wrote:Image dat be dunejumpish, Link! Much fun to play wid. Maybe at some point it could generate images too, dat'd be extra treeish.
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Thanks! Images aren't very easy to do, but I might give it a go some time (I don't think I can get that working in just three dips, though).

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Time Revisited - np301

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Re: **dings ah lightdotshows

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Re: **dings ah lightdotshows

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby udscbt » Tue Apr 01, 2014 5:51 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SecondTalon » Tue Apr 01, 2014 5:53 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Don't Dead Open Inside"

Postby SecondTalon » Tue Apr 01, 2014 5:57 pm UTC

It's the easiest way to learn, too.


(The joke here being that, for a moment, I filtered 1190: "Time" to 1190: "Don't Dead Open Inside". Which, thanks to the Don't filter, becomes 1190: "nuh Dead Open Inside")
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Postby HES » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:02 pm UTC

SecondTalon wrote:I filtered 1190: "Time" to 1190: "nuh Dead Open Inside"

That message always annoyed me. Approaching zombies or not, text layout is important!

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Re: 1190: "nuh Dead Open Inside"

Postby Dracomax » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:06 pm UTC

SecondTalon wrote:it de easiest way to learn, too.


(de joke here a be dat, for a moment, I filtered 1190: "Time" to 1190: "nuh Dead Open Inside". Which, tanks to de nuh sieve, becomes 1190: "nuh Dead Open Inside")

i must confess to not seeing the joke. Don't dead open inside? I fear I have missed whatever touchstone of culture you refer to.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby yappobiscuits » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:06 pm UTC

HES wrote:
Set wrote:I filtered 1190: "Time" to 1190: "nuh Dead Open Inside"

dat message always annoyed me. Approaching zombies or no, text layout be important!

It's interesting I think. Is it an order? "Don't dead, open inside!" (i.e. "don't die, open inside!") or is it a question? "Don't (the) dead open inside?" ...Who knows!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Valarya » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:07 pm UTC

In stupid DevOps training all day so I have zero time to ketchup at present. So I'm sure this has already been used/said/worn-out... BUT:

I just saw the April Fool's interactive Othercomic posted today and, of course, my very first 'suggested end-line' was "CHIRPING MUSTARD!" :mrgreen:

I wonder how many of those he'll get?

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Re: **dings ah lightdotshows

Postby TheMinim » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:09 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
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Eternal Density wrote:I liked de BSG **ding well enough, which apparently be unusual. it probably because I watched BSG a be
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'd for very general details about de **ding, dough I was remarkably un
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'd about any specific details when I blitzed it.


I snake you. Attack, Corinne!

Hey! Why'd Corrine come flying out? we were a have a very nice an' dignified tea party, chit chatting about inconsiderate people dem who blow up comfy chairs...no to name any names...an' den she picked she head up, an' came out dis way at nearly mach 2.

she be really quite nice, an' extremely polite, by de way. it almost as if when near dat same unnamed person, Corrine takes pon some fewer desirable qualities. Still, one does wa one kyan for one's pets.


It's Corinne. 2 n, 1 r. And those spoilers were originally empty. Empty spoilers are pure evil and I will not tolerate them, okay? If empty spoilers persist, I a) quote them and write in them to de-emptify them, and b) set Corinne on the person who used them.
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Time Revisited - np303

Postby mscha » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:10 pm UTC

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Re: **dings ah lightdotshows

Postby Dracomax » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:11 pm UTC

TheMinim wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
TheMinim wrote:
Eternal Density wrote:I liked de BSG **ding well enough, which apparently be unusual. it probably because I watched BSG a be
Spoiler:
giraffe
'd for very general details about de **ding, dough I was remarkably un
Spoiler:
deserve
'd about any specific details when I blitzed it.


I snake you. Attack, Corinne!

Hey! Why'd Corrine come flying out? we were a have a very nice an' dignified tea party, chit chatting about inconsiderate people dem dem who blow up comfy chairs...no to name any names...an' den she picked she head up, an' came out dis way at nearly mach 2.

she be really quite nice, an' extremely polite, by de way. it almost as if when near dat same unnamed person, Corrine takes pon some fewer desirable qualities. Still, one does wa one kyan for one's pets.


it Corinne. 2 n, 1 r. an' dem spoilers were originally empty. Empty spoilers be pure evil an' I goin no tolerate dem, okay? If empty spoilers persist, I a) quote dem an' write in dem to de-emptify dem, an' b) set Corinne pon de person who used dem.

No worries. Seems like a worthy cause. Please just try to avoid doing it while Seh's off, as you have been keeping her quite busy lately. and you have my most profound apologies for my misspelling., madame Corinne. *Doffs hat*
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NOT SURE IF KETCHUP OR JUST WAITING FOR IT

Postby HES » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:15 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:i must confess to no a see de joke. nuh dead open inside? I fear I have missed whatever touchstone ah culture you refer to.

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It's supposed to be read down first, but that's just stupid.
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Re: 1190 dem: "Time"

Postby balthasar_s » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:17 pm UTC

The empty spoilers, why are they evil?
Actually, The emptyness of the spoiler is a true information too.

ETA: Actually, I know emptyspoiler can be evil. I wanted to ask something slightly different. But I don't know, what.
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Re: no SURE IF KETCHUP OR JUST WAITING FOR IT

Postby Dracomax » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:19 pm UTC

HES wrote:
Dracomax wrote:i must confess to no a see de joke. nuh dead open inside? I fear I have missed whatever touchstone ah culture you refer to.

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it supposed a be read down first, but dat's just stupid.

Ah. I see now.

The vertical wording works, but only if you assume that it was written with the doors open.

Which doesn't make any chriping mustard sense, but what are you going to do.
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Re: no SURE IF KETCHUP OR JUST WAITING FOR IT

Postby SecondTalon » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:22 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
HES wrote:
Dracomax wrote:i must confess to no a see de joke. nuh dead open inside? I fear I have missed whatever touchstone ah culture you refer to.

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it supposed a be read down first, but dat's just stupid.

Ah. I see meow.

de vertical wording works, but only if you assume dat it was written wid de doors open.

Which nuh mek any chriping mustard sense, but wa you be a go a do.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby patzer » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:24 pm UTC

<blindpost from NP 1808>
So, it seems I've fallen behind the Present. And just around the Timeversary, Madness, OTTscars, and April Fools, too.
Chirp.
But,
at least there is more Beanish decoding!
(I submitted a line of Beanish into todip's interactive Othercomic, and subsequently forgot where. Chirp.)
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Re: 1190 dem: "Time"

Postby TheMinim » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:25 pm UTC

balthasar_s wrote:de empty spoilers, why be dey evil?


Because a spoiler is an exciting and/or secret world that you should be able to access easily if you choose to do so. An empty spoiler promises this and fails to deliver - locking you out and frustrating you deeply. If it were an advert, it would be taken down due to this failure. Empty spoiler:
Spoiler:
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It's all ʀᴇʟᴀᴛᴇᴅ

Postby mrob27 » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:26 pm UTC

IT'S ALL RELATED
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1. The above image was my contribution to this game on Drawception, on the 26th of Visitation Ja, 0 A.T. (Outsider date 2013-11-29).

2. The birds depicted in that panel are blue-footed boobies — a reference to this song by @yappobiscuits on NP812.

3. The following panels in that game show and describe ducks, and panel 7 mentions otters. My panel in that game, panel #2, combined with panel #7 just mentioned, make up my favourite number 27. The Newpage number of Yappo's post (812) times the penalP number 2, plus panel number 7, plus my favorite number 27, plus the 200 post-count, equals the current Newpage number: 812*2 + 7 + 27 + 200 = 1858.

4. As evidenced by this post (quoting the previous post which was me), the aforementioned "ducks" are also the new "furious doodling" (Madness 2014) transformation of the word "ottërs" (hereafter referred to as "otters"). Coincidentally (meaning "at the same time" as that quote), I added duck features to my avatar and my signature.

5. "otters" are also a type of molpy, that has a primarily, but not exclusively aquatic lifestyle — much like ducks.

6. The song referenced in #2 and the post referenced in #4 is by an OTTer who is also an otter (i.e. waterottermolpy), @yappobiscuits.

7. @yappobiscuits was recently seen rampaging around the world, much like Godzilla (ゴジラ)

8. Godzilla is commonly thought of as some kind of Tyrannosaurus, though the resemblance is a bit superficial. The real T.Rex probably had feathers. Both T.Rex and Velociraptor feature in the Jurassic_Park books and films, and Velociraptor also had feathers — like the above-mentioned ducks.

9. Velociraptor has been an inspiration to Randall Munroe, and therefore to xkcd fans, leading to early speculation that raptors or T.Rex might appear in the OTC. The veloci- part of the name means "swift" or "fast", and "blitz" is also commonly used to mean "fast" (though it is German for "lightning").

10. The OTT's post rate in recent dips has been called "raptorish" because it has been faster than at any point in Time since before the start of my Blitz — a fact pointed out by @BlitzGirl on NP1842. (Note the "blitz" connection to both @BlitzGirl's name and to the topic of that post).

11. During this recent raptorish period for the OTT, we've been watching the drawings by Bravebean/Zombeanie, presented within a story by Frizzle told in drawings, which in turn is presented within the longer MysteryONG story by SilentTimer told in drawings — a recently-mentioned recursive phenomenon which could well be called "drawception" (see #1), except they'd be wrong.

12. Also because of this raptorish OTT post rate, I have just arrived at my 200th post, an event I was preparing for when I made that Drawception panel. Return to step #1.

See — It's all RELATED!!!

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Ppenal: a typo of "panel", left in because it kinda sounds like penile (heh-heh)

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby yappobiscuits » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:31 pm UTC

Nice StratPlayer impersonation, mrob! :P And happy 200th!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby edo » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:44 pm UTC

OTTifications should be easy today
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