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by mrob27
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: WHAT IF A BUKKIT OF LEGO WERE, ALL OF A SUDDEN, LITERALLY HALF UNGLISH?

My answers were: No / Yes / HP laptop Ubuntu 16.04 Firefox 57.0.4.   Since I got this machine I've been surprised that it still doesn't display the Beanish, when it has been working fine on my non-Linux computers since we started using them .   So I wanted to find out how it is for others.   Sorry a...
by mrob27
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THEY'RE TAKING THE SCRUMPTIOUS DONUTS TO ᘝᓄᘈᖉᐣ!

(Title: 1190: Time: THEY'RE TAKING THE SCRUMPTIOUS DONUTS TO ᘝᓄᘈᖉᐣ! ) Thank you @balthacronymiser ! You've given me exactly what I need (which wasn't what I thought I wanted — but I realise it's appropriate to have some of the "answers" be indeterminate, ambiguous, and/or secret). As you r...
by mrob27
Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: OMR! LOOK AT THE THE SIZE OF THOSE BICYCLES!

Now TIOC has become "an acronym in the BFTF story (see also LEML )." and there was no TIOC in BFTF. And CTIF is "1. A mysterious acronym in the LEML story. (Possibly an acronym for ChronoTransponder InterFace )" Why don't you just tell us what these things are?   Let's try yet a...
by mrob27
Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105378
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1190: "Time"; Balthasar's Secret Tetragrammatic Acronyms Lack Explanatory MINY LEML

balthasar_s wrote:Today I find out that BSTA is a LEML story…
OTTsford dictionary wrote: TIOC : TCP/IP Over Coincidence, an acronym in the LEML story


Fixed (I think). Thanks for pointing it out.
by mrob27
Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: HOW HIGH CAN A SHENANOBOT DEMUSTARD SOMETHING?

Thanks @balthasar_s and everyone for picking up the epilogue sequence again. I think these new developments are most promising! "Hypothesis: It's not sand. It's cornstarch." - dalcde Is that the first such hypothesis on the OTT? There aren't any listed in my previous report… Thanks for poi...
by mrob27
Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THESE AREN'T THE SPURLERS YOU'RE WAITING FOR FOR

Happy Heretical New Yip (for some of you this has already come to pass) autemome has a few yip- RELATED optional decrees for all 'yall: OPTIONAL DECREE: BRING ME YOUR WEIRD, YOUR PRICKLY, YOUR WOWTERFUL YIPS YEARNING TO HIDE FROM CORINNE MOLPISHLY OPTIONAL DECREE: SAVE A YIP, CRENELLATE A COMAVISION...
by mrob27
Sat Dec 30, 2017 5:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: NONE OF THE PLACES I WENT CAVE HAD TRILOBOLPIES.

We have seen that "80236" before, for example here (post by @ggh ) . You can check this out in two simple steps: First, be someone else. Then, visit Coincidence I have (for some reason) increased the amount of diagnostics available from autemome . Here is a meme definition for example: # B...
by mrob27
Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105378
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1190: Time: I'M NOT REALLY INTO GATORRAPTORS.

I have added recursive call-chain information to the error reporting in autemome . For example, in the code that I recently shared for Gahan Wilson's Science Fiction Horror Movie Pocket Computer, I can create an error by adding a bogus " [$1] " at the beginning of a template: template sfc_...
by mrob27
Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105378
Views: 32875637

1190: Time: THE OTHERCOMIC ****DS HERE

On the contrary, 4'33" was actually created as an experiment into the sounds that occur within an apparent "silence". [...] Thank you. That sounds familiar. I probably still think of 4'33" as originally conceived (quoting John Cage): "[...] to compose a piece of uninterrupt...
by mrob27
Tue Dec 26, 2017 9:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105378
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1190: Time: MY REDUNDAKITTY BLINDPOSTETH OVER

Thanks for noticing the error! This is why I need to do a much better job of describing the meme language. The things like " @0.5, " are probabilities, as you noticed, and they are evaluated left-to-right. Each one makes a random choice whose outcome is determined by the number, and as soo...
by mrob27
Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: NONE OF THE PLACES I FLOATED HAD RAPTORCUDAS.

I've updated AUTEMOME to include the new xkcd 1930 meme, and also "The Science Fiction Horror Movie Pocket Computer" by Gahan Wilson: xkcd 1930 OTTified SFHMPC I did some research on the latter, and found what I believe to be the original, a one-page article published in The National Lampo...
by mrob27
Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THIS TRILOMEG IS WHY WE CAN'T HAVE WOWTERFALLISH THINGS.

addams wrote:Holiday Music from one of our True Talents: (We Love the Thread of Time)
I can't find the Other One….
I found This.
It is less Romantic.
(Every Major's Terrible XKCD Sing-a-Long)

Don't forget my OTTified "Chiron Beta Prime" (which is, at least, actually xmas-related).
by mrob27
Sun Dec 24, 2017 5:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 32875637

1190: Time: THAT'S ONE RIVERISH CREDENZA FOR A DRACOMOLP, ONE SEAISH CREDENZA FOR DRACOMOLPKIND

Welcome forward, @ChronosDragon ! I'm thrilled to learn of these recent developments in the journeys of that great dragon of steampunk, modern science, and creativity who gave me a hat http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=40482 every performance of John Cage's 4'33" is a play-along, whethe...
by mrob27
Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105378
Views: 32875637

1190: Time: LISTEN, DON'T MENTION THE CH**RPITUDE!

balthasar_s wrote:Sooner or later someone would implement it.

There are at least a dozen others, links here in the discussion section, under the heading "Generators".
  Indeed, autemome is yjr [rtgrvy ypp; :P
by mrob27
Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: *BADGERMOLP 2: ELECTRIC BAGALOO*

Without context, hmm? Okay, three of my favourite things are:  1. The 3rd one from the right.  2. The 2 nd fuzziest.  3. The one that I got last year. New othercomic. Slightly RELATED, even. autemome will see to it that it becomes very RELATED . Original version:  DID YOU KNOW THAT SHARK WEEK DRIFT...
by mrob27
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105378
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1190: Time: "HALA KEIPU!" I SCREAMED AS SIR VINNIE LONGDONG UNBASEMENTED

And let me add my welcome to our Revealers the Recent and returnees. (What is the returnee title? Surely there is one.) I call them "prodigals", a reference to parable in Luke 15. My OTT scripts generate a listing like this: OTT:2617:18 - OTT:2623:34 ggh (first post in 7.71 wips) OTT:2616...
by mrob27
Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105378
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1190: Time: WHAT HAPPENS IN THE PAST, CHANGES IN THE RETROEDITS.

(at 20171217.2054 UTC = newpix 41609.91) Redundant until 17 dec 17: It's 17. Doesn't look less redundant than it was. There's a lot of unredundancy now. At about 20171217.21:00 UTC, shortly after you checked, or about 4 nopix ago as of this post, @AASG added a whole bunch of ketchup. I'm not quite ...
by mrob27
Sun Dec 17, 2017 8:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: QUOTH THE BEARAPTOR, "RANDAMMIT"

It turns out I don't even have to switch apps anymore to find out the weather. (Who remembers the days when one had to look outside, much less go outside… but we digress…) Pokémolp RUN says: WEATHER CLEAR - - - - - - - BOOSTED TYPES - - - - - - - GRASS     GROUND     FIRE These Pokémolp types are mo...
by mrob27
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105378
Views: 32875637

1190: Time: MAKE OTTISHNESS, NOT CAVEISHNESS

Yes, definitely. It made me cry.
by mrob27
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: NOW IF YOU'LL EXCUSE ME, I HAVE A SEAWOLPY TO NINJA

Question: what started the hat thing? Is it the fact that the weird people wore hats? My blitz journal indicates that OTT:195:3 was the first mention of hatted avatars. Indeed as @yappobiscuits mentioned, it was @buffygirl , and she was a strong motivational force in the adoption of hats by others ...
by mrob27
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: MAKE ᓭᘖᔭᓄᐨ, NOT MEOWLPISHNESS

HES wrote:?words the just or sdrawkcab srettel eht daer uoy oD

.ƨbɿɒwʞɔɒd llɒ ʇi bɒɘɿ oʇ yɿʇ yllɒuƨu I
˙ʎllıs ʇsnɾ ǝq plnoʍ ʇɐɥʇ — uʍop-ǝpısdn ʇou ʇn
by mrob27
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: REDUNDANCY DOESN'T GROW ON TREES.

I'll join the chorus of welcome to @ColletArrow , and point out my glossary of terminology used in this thread. I've made a lot of other OTT-related stuff, far too numerous to list here, just start at the index . Way-delayed response here: there are one or two quite plausible explanations for who (o...
by mrob27
Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: I'M NOT A NEWPIXTER, BUT I DROPPED ONE IN THE MOUNTAINS.

And… re: the bike drop - who (and where) is the one rating the plunge? Noting @balthasar_s 's reply, and considering the entire storyline of Homestuck , there are one or two quite plausible explanations for who (or what) is/are rating the plunge. — mrob27 http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=4...
by mrob27
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105378
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1190: Time: NOW I AM BECOME SHORTY__S, THE *AUFMOLP*ER OF BSTA

svenman wrote:On the other hand, I have some idea what is going to happen next.

My analogy to the car in Homestuck seems all the more prescient.
by mrob27
Sun Nov 26, 2017 1:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: KXA, I'VE GOT A FEELING WE'RE NOT ON THE SEA ANYMORE

Interesting that the bicycle escaped being affected by whatever it was that smoking-holed the building. So, not an explosion in the ordinary sense. I would imagine that is because the event that just took place is like the corresponding event in Homestuck . Here is the event (Flash required). Compa...
by mrob27
Sat Nov 25, 2017 12:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: EXCUSE ME MA'AM, DO YOU HAVE A MOMENT TO TALK ABOUT BLUEPIXELS?

Desert Bus For Hope is awesome and someyip I hope I can watch some of it live. That didn't happen this time around… but I do have the app for my phone and play it when I'm bored, or when I'm on the bus, which is often the same thing. […] I was reading through the comments on a dithering algorithm an...
by mrob27
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: THE VITSSÅGEN IS TOO CH**RPING TIMEY-WIMEY

 Perhaps tape (this tape)
 Has been spliced (this way)
 Causing time (this type)
 To be sliced (this way)
by mrob27
Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": I'M IN YR SCRUMPTIOUS DONUT, THWAPPING YR WHEELSTICKS

@svenman : http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=55884 Hi @Pforrest , I'm glad my comments weren't hurtful. In the last wip or so Firefox got updated, and so did GreaseMonkey, and between the two of them a lot of my OTT userscripts stopped working: specifically most of the ones that display opt...
by mrob27
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": HOW SILENTTIMELY IS IT, REALLY, TO SCHIZOBLITZ IN A PREABANDONED BUILDING DURING A HANIAMFLOOD?

it says "AUTEMEME" Ah yes, it seems I went for the two :::E:::E version and accidentally got three :::E:E:E instead. That will happen. EE:EE:EE!   I've changed the name of this thing a few times. The thing that inspired @Link was "AUTOMEME", a website that is now gone (and the d...
by mrob27
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: MEMES FOR THE MOONBASE!

Hi @SBN ! Mind if I steal your rejected subject line? http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=50467 Re: SERIOUS PROXY IS WHY WE CAN'T HAVE UNREDUNDANT MEMES by mrob27 at 20171115 08:44:01 UTC = newpix 40829.74 Actually, even without entering any pattern, when clicking cuegan for some time, the res...
by mrob27
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: NOT SURE IF CLICKBAITING OR JUST MOLPISH

On the topic of neural networks, I finally got around to reading this post in another thread by @Eternal Density , and checked Click-o-Tron for the first time; the top article was A Tour Of The Future Of Hot Dogs In The United States which I declare to be quite @ED relevant.    Click-o-Tron 's polit...
by mrob27
Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": MAYBE SOMEMOLPY ONG'D A PRENEWPIXTED SILENTONG?

Hmmm… if MSPA is "MicroSoft Paint Adventures", then perhaps BSTA is "BalthaSar Time Adventures"… (BTW, does anyone have any guesses about the meaning of my sig?) My guess is that you like one or two movies and want it to be vague (or ambiguous) as to what one of them is. I also g...
by mrob27
Mon Nov 06, 2017 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: Time: IK BEN MAKELAAR IN OUTSIDE, EN WOON OP DE SPURLERGRACHT, N° 2

Newsearelated othercomic: https://xkcd.com/1912/ ] I love it. The tech support person's suggestion appears to be a reference to Othercomic 349 . The great thing about that OtherComic, it leaves to the reader's imagination whether Cuegan voluntarily molpied off somewhere and wound up in the sea (it ...
by mrob27
Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": MAYBE SOMEONE GOATED A PREABANDONED BUILDING?

Every now and then, I hear a robotic voice telling me that the xkcd website has stopped working for a while, and I think of you… About 24 nopix ago, there was some server m*stard. It didn't last more than a nopix. Here are a couple RELATED videos I watched recently: ⋅ Wintergatan (the crea...
by mrob27
Mon Oct 23, 2017 5:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": IN THE PREABANDONED BUILDING, NO-ONE CAN SEE YOU OTTIFY.

Oh dear, it is Safety Hat season again, isn't it? Image It is in fact the 4-yipsiversary of @Neil_Boekend's gracious offer of "free" hats. I am reminded of the song I was recording at that time. It seems such a short time ago…
by mrob27
Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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1190: "Time": MAYBE SOMEMOLPY BUILT A PREMUSTARDED PASTPOST?

:) We could have two, one with OTTish words and one with OTTer names, because Redundancy. Here is a list of the most prolific (by number of posts to the OTT) author for each initial letter: author, posts AluisioASG 2319 BlitzGirl 8197 ChronosDragon 1805 Dracomax 959 Eternal Density 4227 fhorn 421 g...
by mrob27
Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105378
Views: 32875637

1190: "Time": I'M NOT A RETRO-EDIT, BUT I B͟R͟A͟D͟V͟A ONE IN THE PREABANDONED BUILDING.

Actually, there isn't too much to add.   In your ott-snowclones.txt file (or whatever its name is, if you changed that), make the following changes: # In the places table (starts with "multiclass place [-name, -pr-in ...") # add the following line: THE PREABANDONED BUILDING | IN | INTO | A...
by mrob27
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105378
Views: 32875637

1190: "Time": MAYBE SOMEMOLPY MEMEIFIED A PREBLITZED BICYCLE?

Of course after seeing this I ran to automeme to see it there, only to find it preabandoned but it was not there yet. Yep, it's not "there" yet from the vantage point of people out on the Internet. I edit my local memes file, usually on my school laptop, after which it needs to get throug...
by mrob27
Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105378
Views: 32875637

1190: "Time": IF YOU WAIT IN THE PREABANDONED BUILDING, YOU WAIT IN R͟E͟A͟L͟ ͟L͟I͟F͟E͟!

in BSTA, kxa wrote:Maybe someone built a preabandoned building?

That's going into AUTOMEME :D

Image
Memify.
by mrob27
Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105378
Views: 32875637

1190: Time: WHO HAS TWO THUMBS AND DOESN'T GIVE A CH**RP? LAPETITE! HOW YA DOIN'?

Glad to see you, @Link . That most unmolpish component of semencoffeecancerbaconbabiesonice has affected so many of us… Their writers seem to have stolen our ketchup time Time-Sword graphic to use in their title card. Yeah, but that graphic was based on my http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=4...

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