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by taixzo
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:New OtherComic.


So, transportation methods endorsed by GLR:
  • Electric scooters
  • Electric skateboards
  • Autogyros
  • Waterslides
  • Umbrellas
  • Rafts/raftcastles
  • Canoes
by taixzo
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Has anyone noticed the GodotScript?"

So a new Othercomic went up on Sunday: a temporary thing that got removed when the Monday othercomic went up. GLR claims "I think it will [work]. I've never tried this before so I'm honestly not sure what the server will do." Seems to be forgetting that he's tested it 3094 times already. I...
by taixzo
Thu May 30, 2019 3:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: Time for Physics – phys-0097

rezilibaniatsuS wrote:HOW DO I SPOILERED MYSTERYONGS? -- ongomome
Image
Spoiler:
Wait for it.

-- posted by rezilibaniatsuS


Which was sort of true, but backwards - the light actually bends because the water slows it down.
by taixzo
Fri May 17, 2019 5:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

New Othercomic. Last time Randall talked about Linear B was in relation to Beanish. I wonder if this might lead to further info on it?
by taixzo
Thu May 09, 2019 1:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

TIL that there is a beetle genus named Eumolpus . Surely that name is derived from Greek and OTTish, thereby showing some good molpish redundacy. Molpish! And Greek “eu” means “beautiful”, so it means “beautiful molpy”. :) Well-fitting. For decree: The next ONG will deliver stick figures. It really...
by taixzo
Mon May 06, 2019 1:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

Phys91 ONGoing search http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/aftertime/phys/phys-0091.png Wait for it. A lot of text He is on a search and will tell about it! Forty-two years old? Life, the universe and everything? Searching for the ultimate question? Is this turning into Hitchhiker's Guide to the Gala...
by taixzo
Thu May 02, 2019 5:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

Baobabs, a bikesaw! http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=43163 (How fast do I need to be going to run that saw at the speed of a nonbike punsaw?) Looks like whenever you punsaw one, another one pops up in your bag pants. FTFY. Rescue missiUNG for the dilgunnerang: http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics...
by taixzo
Wed May 01, 2019 6:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:Bag to your regular OtherComic update:
New OtherComic.


That made me curious about real-world machines that had more than a dozen degrees of freedom. After a bit of thinking, the simplest one I can come up with is a bicycle. (Most of them are in the chain.)
by taixzo
Wed May 01, 2019 4:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

I've finally run out of ketchup! Hi everyone! FFS m*stard seems to be a common theme at present... My FFS is finally demustarded, so cross one off the list. If you can see this from the pastfewpages, you should talk to balthascript — he mentioned having an idea for the molpydome. Excellent! I suppos...
by taixzo
Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time" Molpydome?

Blindposting from NP2674 (just a few pages back!), but: In case this all vanishes like mustard in the wind, here's a RELATED action shot, featuring OTCish molpies: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=57908&mode=view Pricklymolp emerged victorious in that match, 12565 votes to 9539 fo...
by taixzo
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

Blindposting again: We can test this by having a car move sufficiently fast. It will leave the earth's surface and fly out into space, saving NASA the cost of a moon buggy. If only there were a moon. And a buggy. And NASA. What? You mean there is no need for a moon buggy? Why couldn't you ha...
by taixzo
Sun Apr 21, 2019 1:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

Blindposting from NP2066. Howdy, y'all!

I've been dealing with Outside Mustard for a while, but I finally have the time to relax and Wait for a while (and blitz what I've missed).

See you all later in the Present!
by taixzo
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hello again Uristqwerty!

The Winter has returned here. Some days sleet, some days snow, some days merely freezing temperatures. I go to my FFS before sunrise and leave it after dark; I'm hoping to see the sun again on Christmas. It's nice to come back here sometimes and cozy up.
by taixzo
Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: Château de Sablé is a really cool CGI, he fights scary monsters and doesn't afraid of anything.

StormAngel wrote:Image


I mean, the Zanclean Flood is obviously too overpowered for Smash.
by taixzo
Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

moody7277 wrote:Footnotes are like peanuts or potato chips; you can't have just one.


Sure you can.1

1Source: this post.
by taixzo
Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

Send StormAngel molpish wishes from me!
by taixzo
Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

Newpixometers for Mac OS X and Ubuntu Linux are still working The "Ubuntu Linux" one is actually a python script so I tried it even without having an "Ubuntu Linux" availabe. It looks like an "X" inside a rectangle. I think this is not the intended appearance. yes, it ...
by taixzo
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:New OtherComic.


Friendly reminder that my Newpixometers for Mac OS X and Ubuntu Linux are still working, even if there are no longer newpix for them to measure.
by taixzo
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

moody7277 wrote:
taixzo wrote:Saw this, looks like moody7277's avatar got some validation.


Reading through that, it's more NoMouse's avatar. Mine is just me standing in front of a Texas shaped rock.


Whoops, I got them mixed up. I suppose they are both...primarily grey in color? No idea.
by taixzo
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

Saw this, looks like moody7277's avatar got some validation.
by taixzo
Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

I thought the hatted planet looked like GnomeAnne.

Or possibly not a gnome: a goblin!
by taixzo
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

AluisioASG wrote:A question for car drivers - how do y'all not fall asleep on the highway?


Symphonic Metal.

I blame yappobiscuits for getting me into it.
by taixzo
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi, ChronosDragon! New style of TaT frames is still ong oing. We have it all covered already. http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/aftertime/phys/phys-0022.png elementary model of standard particles... It's time to analyse everything again? Here we see 5 things, which are examples of "everything ...
by taixzo
Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

No idea. Perhaps this otter has a bottle of ICBINGB?

Image

RSIR
Spoiler:
otter.jpg
by taixzo
Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

I was trying to see Sustainabilizer's initial image about physics, but the bicyclesonthemoon viewer is broken. Both this link and another link in a post by Jose are not working. :( Did you try using logarithms? Jose I keep going back and re-reading this. I assume there's a joke there, but I'm just ...
by taixzo
Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi Opiboble! I realized that one of the recent Othercomics is actually part 2 of a two-panel comic. http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=57123&mode=view I like to imagine the scientists are the parents/grownups, dealing with the kids' game in their own way. RSIR lava.png edit: pope! Decree:...
by taixzo
Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi pelrigg! Hi yappo! New TaT-ONGs!!! The last word of the first speech might be the word for "sea" with a question "mark" (a °), based on m2722-m2727. The response is most likely "Yes." Based on Tresoldi's theories of m2734, the whole phrase looks like it means "...
by taixzo
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

As an Outside hobby, I built little electrical / electo-mechanical things. Two projects I'm currently working on are a augmented-reality display (think Google Glass, but more homemade and bulky), and a glove that reads the position of your fingers so you can play air guitar and actually make music. ...
by taixzo
Sat May 26, 2018 10:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

One link leads to another. (sniff...) A song brings it all back. https://www.dropbox.com/s/ye98q78k3ms8my1/on%20my%20own.m4a I'm so glad Time is also a Musical. sniff...) Life is a journey. Time is a river. The door is ajar. For decree, here's something for the desk: http://fora.xkcd.com/download/f...
by taixzo
Tue May 15, 2018 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

svenman wrote:You all know what to do, of course.


Ch*rp?
by taixzo
Mon May 07, 2018 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

New Othercomic.

This one has some mustard - there's a near-invisible, slightly larger Cueball overlapping and a bit to his left.

Spoilered for posterity:

Spoiler:
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driving_cars.png
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by taixzo
Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

balthasar_s wrote:
taixzo wrote:Ah, now I see the "person sitting at laptop". I was trying to orient it the wrong way in my mind.
Like "laptop sitting at person"?


I was trying to see the window as a laptop screen.
by taixzo
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ah, now I see the "person sitting at laptop". I was trying to orient it the wrong way in my mind.
by taixzo
Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:Treeish ottification, SilentTimer!
Steakish demustarding, GnomeAnne!

New OtherComic.


Odd that the White Witch
is not a stick figure here.
Pope'd. Decree: Haiku.
by taixzo
Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time": CONSIDER THE HABERDASHERY OF SPAAACE

Thanks, b! I found them as well. Unfortunately, I couldn't get them to work. I installed Python, and it said that I installed pygame as well, but then it said it couldn't find pygame, or something. Curse my lack of <computery stuff> knowledge! This may make it a bit simpler: I compiled it into an a...
by taixzo
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
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Re: 1190: "Time"; MolpyUpdate!

Count me in! http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=44220 Large parts of t1i are entirely by myself, including grass, molpies, etc. I can tell you which parts. Feel free to use them in the hotdog. Thanks for your help. :) So far, I took everything , including sand platforms, from the OTC – exc...
by taixzo
Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"; mustard in the sky!

[spoiler]At my FFS, I am expected to do S CIENCE . One of my projects is to create a SUSTAINABLE smartphone which ⋅ is made entirely out of freely-available components, ⋅ is running Free Software (Open Source) exclusively, including all device drivers, and ⋅ does not s...
by taixzo
Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:New OtherComic.


Which can also involve waiting for it.

Image

RSIR
Spoiler:
Screen Shot 2018-04-01 at 9.07.29 PM.png
by taixzo
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ooh! I like the new somethings, though I keep falling out of the world trying to get to them.
by taixzo
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53379352

Re: 1190: "Time"

I should probably add Mac instructions: ⋅ Open a Terminal (it's in the Applications folder, under Utilities) ⋅ Type this and press Enter: sudo easy_install pygame It will prompt you for your password. ⋅ Use this command to change to the directory where the game is. For ...

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