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by mathrec
Thu May 16, 2013 7:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hmm. Well, I'm not going to accept the Customership if I don't have to. I'm just going to call myself the Mopey Molpy Mome for this newpage. Oooh. "Mopey Molpy Mome" only has six unique letters. Let's see... "Pope for Mopey Molpy Mome" adds F and R... Mopey Molpy Mome replaces P...
by mathrec
Wed May 15, 2013 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

... Rules. There was a time when I was young I spent a lot of time on Venice Beach in California. There was a lonely sign, on a post, by the graveled parking lot. "No Rules", it said. Acres of sand, miles of waves, the sun, the stars, the girls ... last time I was there, the parking lot w...
by mathrec
Wed May 15, 2013 12:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

I want yew guys to stop this immediately! I pine for the good old days at the beech, but oaky d'oaky, I'll cork it. Jose Fir GLR's sake, must we ash that you spruce this up! Who sparked off the pun war anyway? We should needle them. Oh, fir teak's sake. Stop it with the figgin' puns olive you! Ther...
by mathrec
Tue May 14, 2013 10:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

No! Not the puns! Stop the puns! *grabs chainsaw* http://www.animateit.net/data/media/smiley712/smiley-violent006.gif You'd stick at nothing to stop the puns, wood you? You must forgive him, BlitzGirl, for some are rooted in their ways and will not bough to the will of others. I'm going out on a li...
by mathrec
Tue May 14, 2013 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

foilman wrote:Tree-ong.
Spoiler:
Image

A real tree. What's next? A forest? The big river? Other people? Velociraptors?
by mathrec
Tue May 14, 2013 7:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

Trekking for almost all of last week (wix?), being caught up for something like 10 minutes, and then coma-ing for three dayapix/dix/hereticdays before trekking for the last 36 newpix or so again has been... let's go with exhausting. And really, really bad for my Outside productivity. You didn't giv...
by mathrec
Tue May 14, 2013 7:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

azule wrote:P.S. Woot, Valarya's my b.d. buddy!

Wow that's incredible! That's got to be a huge coincidence. How many are in the room? ;-)
Don't get sniped, now...
by mathrec
Tue May 14, 2013 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

(Stray thought: "What does the skeleton of a stick figure look like?" :?: ) This might be a riddle, but I don't know the answer. Apparently no one answered this one... Skeleton.png ...You're just a... Waiter in the Lonely Part (based on "Owner of a Lonely Heart" by Yes) By y...
by mathrec
Tue May 14, 2013 4:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

Eoink wrote:
Opiboble wrote:I think we need to spice things up again, how about a WOD (Word of the Day) ... First word!
Spoiler:
Wait

Second Word
Spoiler:
Five

No, three, sire. THREE!
by mathrec
Tue May 14, 2013 6:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

(Inspired by StratPlayer's sig) OTCAT I'm sorry, I don't quite understand this post. Wait for it, Hal. Wait for it. I'll try. ... I should have said: "Wait for it", Hal. It means "Wait for it." Oh, okay. I knew that all along. no really guys I did. Exodies had me stumped for qui...
by mathrec
Tue May 14, 2013 6:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

HAL9000 wrote:
mathrec wrote:
HAL9000 wrote:
Exodies wrote:(Inspired by StratPlayer's sig) OTCAT

I'm sorry, I don't quite understand this post.

Wait for it, Hal. Wait for it.

I'll try.
...

I should have said: "Wait for it", Hal. It means "Wait for it."
by mathrec
Tue May 14, 2013 6:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

HAL9000 wrote:
Exodies wrote:(Inspired by StratPlayer's sig) OTCAT

I'm sorry, I don't quite understand this post.

Wait for it, Hal. Wait for it.
by mathrec
Tue May 14, 2013 5:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hatted smiley party! http://th492.photobucket.com/albums/rr285/croatoan5376/Emoticons/th_smiley_emoticons_kings_twitter-satt.gif http://emoticoner.com/files/emoticons/smileys/vader-smiley.gif?1292867693 http://www.ryanadamsarchive.com/images/smilies/2009/smiley-eatdrink060.gif http://www.actuarialo...
by mathrec
Tue May 14, 2013 5:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

Eternal Density wrote:...(snip)
buffygirl: I saw the hat 8-)
Um, we really need a hatted Smiley.

=|:-)

*<:-)

You don't like the old-fashioned ones? ;-)
by mathrec
Mon May 13, 2013 9:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

I've been following the OTT since the first frame. I spent a long time lurking. I've been posting in the xkcd form for a while, but only when I have something to say. My first post in this thread was a comment on this frame: http://xkcd.mscha.org/xkcd_time_20130403_1700.png It may be off topic to co...
by mathrec
Fri May 10, 2013 11:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

It has been a while since I've tormented you with a puzzle! :twisted: This one has another special message embedded. You have to solve the puzzle to find out what is special about this post. (Only this community would understand.) ;-) I don't think I've said it yet -- Thank You, mathrec, for the ho...
by mathrec
Fri May 10, 2013 3:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

Popular posts now shown on the individual user pages . Couple of quick notes: 1) The quote linking is done using a fuzzy logic match between the text of the quote and the original post text. It's not perfect, so a few quote links are incorrect. ... Brilliant. Thank you. Combining expertise with cre...
by mathrec
Thu May 09, 2013 8:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

<snip> Edit does this mean I qualify for a hat? ? no Sir Inquisitor, I do not remember any names. No, not the comfy chair and the chocolate....... Wait...the Inquisitor has chocolate!? I was not told. :( Enforced happiness has been the standard punishment for heresy since the Inquistion was expecte...
by mathrec
Thu May 09, 2013 8:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

Does anyone else think that these last two images are artificially flat. Like their walking on a parking lot, a road, or something else. Flood plain (as others have mentioned) seems more logical, considering the emptiness of their universe. I'd like to agree but nothing has been this flat ever in t...
by mathrec
Thu May 09, 2013 2:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

It has been a while since I've tormented you with a puzzle! :twisted: This one has another special message embedded. You have to solve the puzzle to find out what is special about this post. (Only this community would understand.) ;-) This one comes with directions. Follow them carefully : Place ea...
by mathrec
Thu May 09, 2013 11:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

It has been a while since I've tormented you with a puzzle! :twisted: This one has another special message embedded. You have to solve the puzzle to find out what is special about this post. (Only this community would understand.) ;-) This one comes with directions. Follow them carefully : Place eac...
by mathrec
Thu May 09, 2013 11:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow, no posts between newpix? None at all. I was watching to see if there would be anyone posting and who would ONG (congratulations Eutychus). Has that ever happened before? Edit: Ninja'd on the answer: Looks like it, yes. Wow, no posts between newpix? This happened twice before on np 63 and np 60...
by mathrec
Thu May 09, 2013 10:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

L ONG time no see... http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/22cef4a24bf539ffa8ba9e753caf8520ab50d50456293ca6edbe53f6d791fcb3.png C'mon deadweight, you can do it! (No kid-glove treatment, I guess!) Edit: We decided double posts were OK for ONGs, right? Edit: Why am I up? I should be in coma...
by mathrec
Thu May 09, 2013 9:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

Cueball's just dead weight anyway. Everyone knows that Megan is the driving force of the OTC. Rereading the Dialogue of Time makes that very clear. (LaPetite is still a wild card...) I was going to retort that you're just being a bit of a misandrist. 1 But I read through the Dialogue before posting...
by mathrec
Thu May 09, 2013 9:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wait ONG.
Image
Wait for him.
by mathrec
Thu May 09, 2013 8:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

Cueball's lagging again! But yeah, he's lagging. And, apologies, but Megan's being kind of a bitch again. I'm pretty sure he was dehydrated earlier (the rope hallucination) and he's just so tired. Why doesn't she wait up???? :( This is surely the end 1 . 1 ...of their rocky relationship. OK, what i...
by mathrec
Thu May 09, 2013 8:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

On a completely different note: I think the most contrived thing that's been said so far is "It's strange. Rivers flow to meet the sea. Maybe the sea couldn't wait." Anyone see any reason such a phrase would ever be uttered? The consensus is that Cueball was being witty. The Sea wasn't co...
by mathrec
Thu May 09, 2013 5:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

A game where you can only see a cross-section at a time would be interesting. You could spend hours in it just working out that you were standing next to an elephant. You'd be turning on yourself all the time to check if there's anything around you... that would be maddeningly great :) I think a 2D...
by mathrec
Wed May 08, 2013 2:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

814840.jpg He doesn't look like a giraffe… does he? :shock: I think Smithers was referring to this: http://what-if.xkcd.com/imgs/a/44/high_throw_5.png I just noticed a small difference between frames 1174 and 1175 that I can't explain: http://xkcd.mscha.org/diff_xkcd_time_20130508_0200.png or zoome...
by mathrec
Tue May 07, 2013 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

<snip> I call this proof that Time truly IS the One True Comic. All other comics, what-ifs etc are merely dreams of the characters in the OTC. Made me think of this quote: “A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.” ― John Lennon Perhaps we are all dreaming of ...
by mathrec
Tue May 07, 2013 9:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

A few pages back there was discussion about this image from one of GLR's Other Works: http://what-if.xkcd.com/imgs/a/44/high_throw_gravity.png And now we know he is left-handed. Weird, I saw that as right handed! Is this one of those optical illusions where you see what you expect to see? I didn't c...
by mathrec
Tue May 07, 2013 4:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

descor wrote:VEGETATION-ONG
Spoiler:
Image

Who called it?

Gee Willikers! Out of the wasteland?
by mathrec
Tue May 07, 2013 3:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ketchup comments from the last two pages: (Greetings from NP548!) I still think that's a matter for the Inquisition, chocolate, liquorice, and stakes . <snip> Wait, wait... The inquisition doesn't use stakes. Stakes aren't funny--that would be uncivilized. We use Steaks. but we don't cook them to or...
by mathrec
Tue May 07, 2013 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

I would be honored to be a Knight Temporal, and doubly honored to be knighted by BlitzGirl. Sure, we could use more Knights around here! I, BlitzGirl, Knight Temporal of the One True Comic, bestow upon thee, mathrec, the Knighthood Temporal, in recognition of keen Time-related Sudoku-craft, brillia...
by mathrec
Tue May 07, 2013 6:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

It's true, I got the ham and cheese sandwiches part from her. But if I must have an official title, BlitzGirl, could you knight me as a Knight Temporal? Since I did show you the way to become the very first Knight Temporal. Oh! I did not know I had this power. :D I, BlitzGirl, Knight Temporal of th...
by mathrec
Mon May 06, 2013 9:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

No, Megan, Cueball is the one that's supposed to make the dumb remarks! I think she meant empty as in devoid of trees, vegetation, and people, such as would produce the debris that fills their river when it grows larger. That would be a hypothesis as to why this one is not filled with debris, thoug...
by mathrec
Mon May 06, 2013 4:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

I go away for a couple of TimeFrames and people start grumping over Blitzers (again), ONGs and being ninja'd. Come'on guys, lets not get all moody. Here is something to cheer you all up: http://www.chaboogroup.co.uk/images/ENEONM21516.jpg If we're being turned over to the Inquisition, shouldn't tha...
by mathrec
Mon May 06, 2013 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

Coma finished, Time for a salt-and-pepper post. Hopefully this can be done according to mathrec's standards. I'll continue the discussion, though. Ketchup walls are good, especially when they are thoughtfully composed, with outdated comments removed, and thoughtfully formatted. Outstanding. This is...
by mathrec
Mon May 06, 2013 2:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

... Also just an update - I've twerked it a bit, the main thing being that I've multitracked more vocals in the final chorus to give it a choir-y effect. Old link still works, just follow it again ;) This is excellent. You don't need to be so self-deprecating about your singing...I think it lends e...
by mathrec
Mon May 06, 2013 2:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107470
Views: 53170027

Re: 1190: "Time"

I guess each will have their own preference. I don't post ketchup postwalls, but mainly because I normally ketchup on my phone [...] These are different things. Ketchup ends in the present and after composing (but yet before submitting) one is well aware of even the latest happenings. I did that, t...

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