Search found 159 matches

by mathrec
Wed May 22, 2013 5:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

This list may not make my comments any more coherent, but at least you can play with opening and closing the spoiler! :) *clicky clicky clicky clicky clicky clicky* ooooooohh Clickty clikety; HAL (not the red one) com- manded the spoiler to hide and restore, characteristically monomaniacal, sto...
by mathrec
Wed May 22, 2013 2:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

...The majority of othercomics by GLR don't take place anywhere specific in the real world, and some are downright surrealist. methinks that's what's happening here. Real to us or / too surreal? If anyone else is trying: Any "relevant" comment composed as two halves that are anagrams of e...
by mathrec
Tue May 21, 2013 9:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

jetpac wrote:I'm curious, was my original avatar a reference that people actually got? Or was I only amusing myself?

Strong Bad fan art, but I didn't follow Strong Bad that closely. I suppose the fan art is a reference to this one.
by mathrec
Tue May 21, 2013 6:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

From wikipedia : "Lake Ihotry is a closed saline lake in semi-arid southwestern part of Madagascar. Its area varies seasonally 1 , from 96 km² to 112 km²." 1 As in, the water level goes gradually up or down. And, what would happen if the course of the Mangoky diverted into the lake? It lo...
by mathrec
Tue May 21, 2013 6:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

Baobabs!! http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a8/Adansonia_grandidieri04.jpg/200px-Adansonia_grandidieri04.jpg So... they're on an island? This looks like the Adansonia Grandidieri..., only to be found in Madagascar. And all this time we've been thinking about inland seas Well, th...
by mathrec
Tue May 21, 2013 6:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

taixzo wrote:WowONG.

Image

ONG with inky trees / towering in the sky
by mathrec
Tue May 21, 2013 5:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

mathrec wrote:...How about a comment on the current newpix? One newpix deadline.

I got pulled away by the Outside. I had:

Wait! This "WOW"... / Wow! What is it?
by mathrec
Tue May 21, 2013 5:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

OK. New game: THEN TUE DRIPS THE TIRED PUNS {THEN TUE DRIPS} == {THE TIRED PUNS} ...but it has to be relevant to the other posts in the thread So, puns in anagram form? Elaborate, please. Not necessarily puns. Just any "relevant" comment composed as two halves that are anagrams of each ot...
by mathrec
Tue May 21, 2013 5:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

OK. New game: THEN TUE DRIPS THE TIRED PUNS {THEN TUE DRIPS} == {THE TIRED PUNS} ...but it has to be relevant to the other posts in the thread So, puns in anagram form? Elaborate, please. Not necessarily puns. Just any "relevant" comment composed as two halves that are anagrams of each ot...
by mathrec
Tue May 21, 2013 4:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

OK. New game: THEN TUE DRIPS THE TIRED PUNS {THEN TUE DRIPS} == {THE TIRED PUNS} ...but it has to be relevant to the other posts in the thread So, puns in anagram form? Elaborate, please. Not necessarily puns. Just any "relevant" comment composed as two halves that are anagrams of each ot...
by mathrec
Tue May 21, 2013 4:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

OK. New game:
THEN TUE DRIPS THE TIRED PUNS
{THEN TUE DRIPS} == {THE TIRED PUNS}

...but it has to be relevant to the other posts in the thread
by mathrec
Tue May 21, 2013 4:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

Dracomax wrote:...I think your star has a spare tire.

are we done now?

Hmm... "I peer (at) a star" has "a spare tire".
Dracomax wrote:...It's just these puns are full of hot air.
...

What, no, "these puns" doesn't have any of the right letters...

uh, ... oh, different game.
by mathrec
Tue May 21, 2013 4:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

This solution is not correct. There are two "O"s in the third column. I got the following solution: _ S O I R N P E T E T R _ O P I S N N I P S E T O R _ P R N E T _ S O I S _ T P I O R N E O E I N S R T _ P T N S R _ T E P O R O _ T P E N I S I P E O N S _ T R And the pink boxes spell ou...
by mathrec
Tue May 21, 2013 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

B ONG WL maybe if there were planet sized bowling balls I would finally be good at bowling Planet size bowling balls? Texticles? Something on your mind, ergman? Must be on my mind: I read that as "ergasm." A result of aural sex? Heh, heh, heh. Try to keep it in check until your century po...
by mathrec
Tue May 21, 2013 5:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

About Oklahoma: I think the static images may have been Lord Randall's version of "one minute of silence". I don't know if that's what Randall actually intended, but I that's how I'll look at it. Sometimes a break in the rhythm of something like the OTC can help us experience a solemn mom...
by mathrec
Tue May 21, 2013 2:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

Whizbang wrote:What's with the little white dot in the mustard?
For what it's worth, it's one grey dot and one not-quite-black dot.
by mathrec
Tue May 21, 2013 12:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

AluisioASG wrote:
mathrec wrote:
AluisioASG wrote:
spamjam wrote:RAYMANZAREKRIPONG
Spoiler:
Image
:^(

Is that a raptor right near them?

I'd say it looks more planty.

A vegraptor! Or maybe plaptor? Platypus?

A plantypus, obviously!
by mathrec
Tue May 21, 2013 12:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

AluisioASG wrote:
spamjam wrote:RAYMANZAREKRIPONG
Spoiler:
Image
:^(

Is that a raptor right near them?

I'd say it looks more planty.
by mathrec
Mon May 20, 2013 11:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

...It bothers me that all of my dactyl's have been unappreciated, lol. So I'm spreading some love. Love and sorbet cupcakes. Thank you for your dactyl's. You inspire me. Timety wimetey Valarya guides us as Card'nal of Cupcakes and Luscious Sorbet. Forever restoring our gastrointestinal fullness and...
by mathrec
Mon May 20, 2013 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

And the following members contributed to these awesome past 12 Newpages with 1 apiece: [ spoiler]...mathrec[ /spoiler] OK. Spoilered. Sheesh. Give me a moment. Higgledy piggledy Waiters of time can be playful creatively. Stay on your toes! Our forum is notably ultraharmonious. Keep it all courteous...
by mathrec
Mon May 20, 2013 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

Double dactyl: OMR, what have you done? At least I feel less guilty about the sudoku now. but not repentant or reformed... Timety Wimety Wait with the OTT hoping to see that Lord Randall has penned investigatory perambulations that lead us to somewhere that feels like an end FTFY (perambulation is ...
by mathrec
Mon May 20, 2013 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

jjjdavidson wrote:Double dactyl:

OMR, what have you done? At least I feel less guilty about the sudoku now. but not repentant or reformed...

Timety Wimety
Wait with the OTT
hoping to see that Lord
Randall has penned

investigatory
perambulation
leading to somewhere that
feels like an end
by mathrec
Sat May 18, 2013 4:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

I have some ideas for presenting forum activity, inspired by Sciscitor's graph . I'd need some collaboration. The pieces that I need help with are scraping the forum to get some basic who-quoted-whom-when data, and some assistance on the image manipulation (and video preparation?). If you'd like to ...
by mathrec
Sat May 18, 2013 6:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

VATican MILliner's MOST perfect CUStomer VATican MILliner's VERitable CUStomer (Veritable is four syllables, but fits in the rhythm with the ita sharing a beat) VATican MILliner's TRUSTworthy CUStomer VATican MILliner's ACcurate CUStomer VATican MILliner's deFINitive CUStomer (four syllables, but fi...
by mathrec
Sat May 18, 2013 6:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

(2) A six-syllable word with accent (if any) on the first and fourth syllable (such as intraabdominal or sesquipedalian); Vatican Milliner Yes! And if you can find a good three-syllable synonym for "perfect", you can use the whole "Vatican Milliner's [Perfect] Customer"! How abo...
by mathrec
Sat May 18, 2013 6:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow. A sudden burst of long posts.

Edit:
jjjdavidson wrote:(2) A six-syllable word with accent (if any) on the first and fourth syllable (such as intraabdominal or sesquipedalian);

Vatican Milliner
by mathrec
Sat May 18, 2013 6:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

Just went back over that section in aubronwood a few times. It seems pretty clear (to me, anyway) that he is saying that when he tasted the water at the castles way back when, he thought it tasted a little fresher than when he had tasted it previously. That would explain his saying, "I've had ...
by mathrec
Sat May 18, 2013 12:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm wondering what the sea is supposed to be tasting better than. I'm thinking ChronosDragon had it right: HuhONG? So Cueball was intentionally tasting it earlier? Also, cue discussion of pollution. Maybe they're not as clueless as we thought. If the sea was receiving a large input of freshwater, t...
by mathrec
Fri May 17, 2013 11:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

...I was quite surprised to find that a chicken & chips (or maybe turkey leg and chips) stall at a theme park I went to in the US was actually selling chicken turkey dinosaur and chippies. Who eats dinosaur with chippies? Dinosaur and chips is just like fish and chips; it entails hot chips. Thi...
by mathrec
Fri May 17, 2013 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

I was also confused, but it was by the "bacon" reference. Who puts bacon on a bun or roll as the primary ingredient? I would have said hamburgers... What do people call the slightly squashed spheres of bread that are traditionally choped in half horizontally so that bacon 1 can be placed ...
by mathrec
Fri May 17, 2013 10:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

Metamorphantasmagorial Memesis Morp? Pharap? Morphas? You were close. Morpy would work, especially with it's phonetic connection to molpy. :) I do like mscha's Rabtor, though. :). Or even better, "morphy". That would help us remember that it's a transitional form that has only been seen o...
by mathrec
Fri May 17, 2013 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

...I'm still curious as to where Cuegan got their building materials the first time, since they seemed perfectly fine with using plenty to build the Observed Post only to abandon it later. IKEA is cheap, but I don't know if I would use it to enhance a Sandcastle. 3405 3405 Though I have enhanced th...
by mathrec
Fri May 17, 2013 8:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

I was also confused, but it was by the "bacon" reference. Who puts bacon on a bun or roll as the primary ingredient? I would have said hamburgers... What do people call the slightly squashed spheres of bread that are traditionally choped in half horizontally so that bacon 1 can be placed ...
by mathrec
Fri May 17, 2013 7:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

What do people call the slightly squashed spheres of bread that are traditionally choped in half horizontally so that bacon 1 can be placed within? 1 - other fillings are available I'm so confused by this, hah. Pita? Sandwich wedges? Bread? :P I assumed he was referring to buns? Like hamburger or h...
by mathrec
Thu May 16, 2013 10:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

The whole LEGO vs legos argument is dealt with here quite well: http://english.stackexchange.com/questions/10839/legos-not-lego Basically boils down to North American vs most of the rest of the world. OK. The link was a good discussion. Thanks, foilman! I have two things to say on the subject. 1) L...
by mathrec
Thu May 16, 2013 10:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wall of post warning, as big as the sea which is big and all that. Thanks everyone for your sigcouragement! http://abload.de/img/sweatdrop22unh.gif I've realized stopping signposting doesn't mean I have to stop participating at all. I heard you like comics, so I put a comic in your thread a...
by mathrec
Thu May 16, 2013 8:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

On sudoku: I must have a serious Sudoku addiction... I did the puzzle anyway... Even though it wasn't a real puzzle... ...help... How to tell if you need help with your sudoku addiction Speaking of Sudoku additions: I hate you. Since I discovered your Sudoku of the Day , I'm losing what val...
by mathrec
Thu May 16, 2013 4:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

(aside: Like the Hotel California...) "Hotel California" "Randall's One True Comic" Internet on a dark night, see cool things that are there Warm smell of a coffee 1 , rising up through the air Coming in through the curtains, I saw a shimmering light My head grew heavy and my si...
by mathrec
Thu May 16, 2013 2:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

... The Alt-Text Once upon a morning cheery, while I pondered, slightly bleary Over many a new webcomic full of dreary trendy wit, Suddenly with brief foreboding I beheld an image loading - 'T'was a small JPEG decoding on my panel bit by bit. Just a monochrome depiction taking shape there bit by bi...
by mathrec
Thu May 16, 2013 2:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107484
Views: 53329150

Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:I must have a serious Sudoku addiction... I did the puzzle anyway... Even though it wasn't a real puzzle......help...
How to tell if you need help with your sudoku addiction

Go to advanced search