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by ggh
Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

As alluded to in BSTA, this scene mirrors the first fewpix (frames?) of the OtherOthercomic which it is inspired by. That OtherOthercomic started on the same day in-universe as outside of it, so one might conclude that BSTA starts in 2016 as well. One might also conclude that as in all of Balthasar...
by ggh
Fri Dec 16, 2016 8:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh, true - that's much better. But still not in the same ballpark aesthetically as it is with the blue bsta framing. Or is that just me? ETA: Nah, I'm a dork. Sure, the blue frame is nice, but it's not really about the frame. I should shift over to ONGing with the quotebox, unless there's a cool way...
by ggh
Fri Dec 16, 2016 8:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

1190: Time - BSTA 3

http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=53480&mode=view So... what do you think about BSTA OTT ONG style? I've been posting screenshots like this, and from now on I'll try to remember to link back to the BSTA viewer. Inside this spoiler are two different versions: a slightly larger screengr...
by ggh
Fri Dec 16, 2016 1:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Thanks GnomeAnne for fielding the image questions! I misunderstood the problem.... Treeish webpages, balthAtoD! I have to plunge into the outside now, but I'm looking forward to going in there and checking your math. :) Instructions: go to http://www.smbc-comics.com/comic/one-letter and replace &quo...
by ggh
Thu Dec 15, 2016 11:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Image
(bottom to top)


rsir:
Spoiler:
bftf546Coincidence.jpg
by ggh
Thu Dec 15, 2016 5:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

You're not seeing the images, addams? I would love to hear about this! Especially the improv! I don't think I should tell. There was a path that led to the bstart. You did experience something. I don't want to destroy this by telling about other version which is not what happened. I don't want you t...
by ggh
Thu Dec 15, 2016 8:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Oops - I didn't mean to wait that long. Heresy! http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=53462 Oops! nom nom many apologies! nom nom nom Hummm....My favorite Thing from The Time Thread is This: http://xkcd-time.wikia.com/wiki/OTC_Manips?file=WOTTerfall2.gif I, really Love that thing. I wonder; Can...
by ggh
Thu Dec 15, 2016 12:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Anyway; When I was young, people, especially women, were cautioned against allowing MoonLight from touching their heads while they slept. The word Lunatic comes from the word Luna. The word Luna comes from the word Moon. Well, now it all makes sense. :) Someday I need to see the Secret of NiMH. I'v...
by ggh
Wed Dec 14, 2016 11:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ohhhh! That makes a lot of sense! And then bsta was started when Wait was clicked on the ng frame. So the only button that needed to be pressed was the one that triggered ng - unless that was pause, in which case, two buttons maybe needed to be pressed. ETA: decree - continue with GnomeAnne's decree...
by ggh
Wed Dec 14, 2016 11:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ha! So I totally could have seen it if I had looked! Instead, I was mindlessly watching the wheels turn on the tape. :oops: ETA: and if the different buttons led to different distortions, why did it make the tape go away when SBN pushed rewind? Is this too many questions? Should I be trying to figur...
by ggh
Wed Dec 14, 2016 11:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Thanks! So what was the actual trigger from nd to kw? ETA: One of the things I'm really curious about, just on a personal level, is whether the bsta page had started its transformation already when I left the house (immediately after posting). My thoughts kept wandering back here while I was out....
by ggh
Wed Dec 14, 2016 10:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

ETA4: there's a stunning moon tonight. :) I can't make out any bicycles on it, but then, I'm a bit nearsighted. I noticed The Moon last night. There are Rumors that say we are unusually close to our natural satellite. Last night the MoonLight woke me up. The moon was casting sharp shadows inside my...
by ggh
Wed Dec 14, 2016 5:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Oops - I didn't mean to wait that long. I started to post, but then the Little Wonder had a bad dream, and I sorta passed out beside her for a few hours.... First can I get some mild swearing off my chest? Holy shit, that was fun! We have bsta! We have bsta! Woot! You already did it? :shock: That wa...
by ggh
Wed Dec 14, 2016 11:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

I was away for a while, but now I'm back.

But I don't feel like posting right away.
I'm too busy going Wow....
by ggh
Wed Dec 14, 2016 5:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Y'know... somehow I missed this before, but the first two images I've included on the balthasar puzzle/mysteries page have the colour scheme from the bsta webpages, so I guess either we have to discover a new bsta page, or a story is going to replace that tape player or somehow emerge in Coincidence...
by ggh
Wed Dec 14, 2016 3:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

I didn't press anything. At least I don't think I did. I hovered lightly....


ETA: ah, so it's playing now?

Is it wrong that my tabs look like this?
Screen Shot 2016-12-14 at 4.54.10 PM.png
by ggh
Wed Dec 14, 2016 3:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

That's javascript? I can't think of anything to try.... Now that you have discovered that the record button isn't a button, both recording, and pushing all six buttons are off the table. We almost need a sub-thread thread for this. We could chat on the wiki, or on, heh, Coincidence. But I don't thin...
by ggh
Wed Dec 14, 2016 2:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Meant to say before: It was a nice set-up. :) Just fyi, you can start new stories with any letter you want, so you could have triggered it as soon as I terminated the previous story. I can't see your Its alive image... not sure why.... I may have, um, clicked on view source myself, even though I don...
by ggh
Wed Dec 14, 2016 2:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Care to run through another three lines with me? :)
by ggh
Wed Dec 14, 2016 12:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Somewhere around three lines I think. Jumping the gun, maybe, but I've just added bsta to the TAT wiki page: http://xkcd-time.wikia.com/wiki/TimeAfterTime#bsta If you expand it, you can read all of the chat currently available from http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/coin The clues/stuff-that-we...
by ggh
Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Treeish!
Some sweetheart set me up for a retry, but I got this:
Screen Shot 2016-12-14 at 12.37.21 PM.png


Maybe we should finish this story (responsibly, of course) and try it again in the next story. Play next?

Well that sure is six buttons all in a nice row. :)
by ggh
Tue Dec 13, 2016 10:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Awesomeful!!!

Where did you find that?
by ggh
Tue Dec 13, 2016 9:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

I've got to be a little careful budgeting my Time today, so I'll be back in a bit with updates, but could someone type "hidden interface" into http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/2words just to make sure that finding the hidden interface isn't just that simple?
by ggh
Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

FTH is in 2010? I want to send him stock prices in the worst way. You'd damned well be able to afford a new digital camera then. It doesn't work that way, does it? :( That's what you were trying to tell me. ETA2 renders ETA pointless. Skip past spoiler. ETA: Again, read bottom to top: BFTF: Sorry fo...
by ggh
Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Even if I give them your web page?
by ggh
Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh no! FTH is asking me where I got a demo interface for Coincidence. Am I about to get you in trouble on the moon? Help! ETA: Okay, for everyone not on the moon, the conversations that I can see currently look like this: onlineTestTerminal (OTT) joined the public chat on server 80236. OTT: Interest...
by ggh
Tue Dec 13, 2016 7:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

So, ggh, not this? http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=53427 Ha! That car is awesomeful! Alas, no. I got halfway there once - I'll post a pic if I ever find it. lmjb1964; Will you send us a clip of your music? Yappo gave us an 'Ear Worm' and made us laugh. Most of us know you are a musician...
by ggh
Mon Dec 12, 2016 11:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

I hope you're doing okay today, Laura Mae! I loved both your fancy threads! It's funny - last night, I had stumbled across when this was mentioned before and was thinking that I might poke you again for a photo. And POOF! Here it is! Thanks! Ha! Treeish! I should have guessed! I'm confused. What sho...
by ggh
Mon Dec 12, 2016 12:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: x2 combo

And; I apologize to each and every Time Poster, That decree might lead us to chirping/mustard. If the decree leads to mustard, we'll clean it up. I think it's unlikely that the decree will lead to chirping, but if it does, so be it. I doubt anyone would demand an apology for that. Do you use Chrome...
by ggh
Sun Dec 11, 2016 2:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

What browser do you use?

Disclaimer: I'm going back to bed soon and may not see your reply for a while.
by ggh
Sun Dec 11, 2016 11:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: x2 combo

There are six buttons. Oh dear.... Have any been pushed? Actually the whole road was just made of parallel strips of various depths. And it was all made of frozen mud. So all shapes were completely solid. And, additionally many of them were filled with some water. Frozen water. The ice was thick en...
by ggh
Thu Dec 08, 2016 1:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

^^^ I dectect redundancy! ^^^ ETA: Preview-ninja'd! When I try to quote, it says "The requested post does not exist." :) I meant to edit my post, but accidentally quoted it instead. Then I realized my error and nixed it. Please accept this already-open-and-therefore-not-a-cat present to d...
by ggh
Thu Dec 08, 2016 7:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: x2 combo

Additionally, while the chronotransponder looked like it could be related, It was related to BFTF. And this here is not a BFTF. But there is another kind of relationship. The new interfaces are kind of what the chronotransponder and the object generator were for bftf. Balthasar Saves Time Again? Ba...
by ggh
Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: x2 combo

Also, it's understandable. I didn't provide enough information. (I didn't want things to happen too quickly. I needed to prepare something.) So everything unusual suddenly seemed to be related. Odd date in bftfreplay? - must be related! (actually, just my bug. also, how would you react if that was ...
by ggh
Tue Dec 06, 2016 12:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Yes, precisely. Just as well that you couldn't get img tags to work, wikia doesn't like images on their servers being directly embedded into other webpages (including forum posts) and starts to serve them up in unmolpishly changed resolutions after a while when they detect that happening. Oh - good...
by ggh
Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Awww - cute squirpy! You rescued him as a baby? Treeish otty, thunk! It's funny how Zanclean only means to me what it means here.... Thanks, balthastar! Sorry if I pounced on that tactlessly - I thought I was on the trail of something tastier than a bug. I feel like I've been less than molpish to yo...
by ggh
Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

I've been sitting on these recordings of OTTifications for ages and thought I otter * actually post them… I think I was holding off because I wanted to make videos for them (just using OTC frames) but eh, better to just get the songs out there instead of sitting on them! Both OTTifications I did ag...
by ggh
Sun Dec 04, 2016 7:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Somehow, I made it my Top Site. I can see it anyTime I want, now. I know The Creator of the WaterFall of Time made one with me in it. That one is beyond my ability to find and retrieve. This one is Fine. I have good news and bad news: You have already found and retrieved the one with you in it. You...
by ggh
Sun Dec 04, 2016 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

Thanks for the hint, balthapal! Now I've got the first digit! So server names....I thought they were either namey or numbers separate by periods. Coincidence seems to only like numbers, no periods. Is there generally a certain number of digits for a number-only name, or could it be anything? I'm gla...
by ggh
Fri Dec 02, 2016 5:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29880001

Re: 1190: "Time"

I used GrapeChannel a bit - treeish! - but ran into a little snag as well. I demonstrated my humanity and joined, wrote a few things, wandered away, came back and was kicked off for being away too long. I couldn't rejoin though, because the capcha (or whatever you call it) was gone. http://forums.xk...

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