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by taixzo
Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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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"
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Views: 36622656

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"
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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"
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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"
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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: 36622656

Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:New OtherComic.


Which can also involve waiting for it.

Image

RSIR
Spoiler:
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by taixzo
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36622656

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"
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Views: 36622656

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 ...
by taixzo
Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36622656

Re: 1190: "Time"

And Sustainabilizer temporally de-Basements with a hotdog! I've downloaded it, but haven't worked through the <computery stuff> to get it working on my Mac. (it will work on a Mac, right?) I'll play around with it later. Yep! It works on my Mac pretty well. One thing that would be nice to have is s...
by taixzo
Sun Mar 25, 2018 4:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36622656

Re: 1190: "Time"

Thank you for the awesomeful Advent!
by taixzo
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

And a fifth of mine.

Hint of upcoming thing.
Image
RSIR
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by taixzo
Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: Re:

SBN wrote:Nicely springy here today. Hope those with different weather are managing ok.


Well, the power is out, the car is snowed in, and we're low on firewood. Luckily, we still have internet! (through mobile sand radiating microwaves)
by taixzo
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36622656

Re:

16. To read isn’t necessarily to analyze, is not necessarily “to understand.” At the swimming pool, we don’t ask the swimmer the composition of the water, the number and distribution of swimmers, or why he’s picked this date to go swimming. We don’t ask him to describe, in mid-crawl, the architectu...
by taixzo
Sat Mar 10, 2018 11:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh, and taking another look at the Wintergatan marble machine video, this other video also showed up. In theory, there's no difference between theory and practice, but in practice, there is. Edit: there's a real one . Jose Martin from Wintergatan has said that that video was one of his main inspira...
by taixzo
Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36622656

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow! Reminds me of some of the soundtracks to the Wintergatan videos.
by taixzo
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ucim wrote:
addams wrote:Keep looking Up, EveryOTTer.
...spiders might be dangling right above you!

Jose


Thanks, I am now compulsively checking the ceiling every few minutes.

Edit: and it seems I may have good reason to do so.
by taixzo
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Indeed, it's even Megan's weapon of choice.

Image

RSIR
Spoiler:
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by taixzo
Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: Time: THE CHRONOCORP BRAINSLUG FRAME IS THE BEST BRAINSLUG FRAME.

The yip-long Superbowl livestream is now officially a thing; watch here . Currently on frame 2718 of 366,040 (1m30s of 3h24m40s). Frame 2708 was a cut. https://yearlongsuperbowl.com/favicon-32x32.png nice favicon This is Waiting for the impatient -- only 85.45 seconds per frame! That's about 21 tim...
by taixzo
Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36622656

Re: 1190: "Time"

It does really remind one of Time, doesn't it.

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by taixzo
Mon Feb 05, 2018 12:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Newbie question: quite noticeably, many of the "NewPage" posts around NP 500 have slipped back 5-10 posts onto the previous page. I know posts got bumped forwards when a newbie post was approved, but why have so many slipped backwards? I believe that happens when a post is deleted. There ...
by taixzo
Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Interesting that just after the robot turned up in BSTA a robot competition turned up in the OTT.

For anyone interested in space, the Falcon Havy is scheduled to launch this Tuesday, barring unforseen delays. It will be the most powerful rocket launched since the Saturn V!
by taixzo
Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Today, the Book of Aubron shows a weird "pageok" page. Anyone recalls what it looked like back when it actually worked? I remember it being originally a rainbow page, with the OTC automatically playing (like a .gif) in the middle of it. Later on it got controls to pause, reverse, etc. ......
by taixzo
Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36622656

Re: 1190: "Time"

The weather here has been in the single digits Fahrenheit above zero since Christmas. Frosty.

80236. Is this a alternate universe computer? Intel made the 80286, which basically kicked off the PC era. Never heard of a 80236 though.
by taixzo
Sat Dec 23, 2017 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36622656

Re: 1190: "Time"

I can see the newpix-o-meter!
by taixzo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Bring forth the fatted tofu!
by taixzo
Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

It has snowed here. The roads basically shut down yesterday, because apparently nobody has ever seen snow before, despite this (the first snowfall) happening every year.
by taixzo
Sat Dec 16, 2017 2:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

*sends hugs*
by taixzo
Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Gingercat wrote:My Sand Garden decided to have a bit of fun with me.

I came back to it this morning to find...

This.

Spoiler:
SandGarden.jpg


Trees don't normally look like that in the Garden, no, no.


It's a happy little tree! Actually, I suppose it's a happy big tree.
by taixzo
Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi Aluisio!

I'm a hat.

Edit: Pope! Decree: hats.
by taixzo
Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36622656

Re: 1190: "Time"

We are all John Cena.
by taixzo
Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36622656

Re: 1190: "Time"

What? That big round thing in the sky? That's no moon, it's just a space station.
by taixzo
Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: Time: EXCUSE ME MA'AM, DO YOU HAVE A MOMENT TO TALK ABOUT BLUEPIXELS?

[…] I was reading through the comments on a dithering algorithm and noticed one posted by mrob. I tried to find the mrob there and I failed. I didn't find it either… but I suppose I must have posted something about dithering to some forum, just not that one. I assume this was you in the HN comments?
by taixzo
Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Game Jam Time"

Sorry OTTers I forgot to tell you that my blood test results a whole WIP ago were good! The xkcd game jam just started! (well I'm slightly late because of a family game of Jenga that lasted very long) The comic I randomly rolled to base my game off is https://xkcd.com/421/ Now to think up what to d...
by taixzo
Sun Oct 22, 2017 4:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

And I'm back. Mustard is as mustard does, and I've reached a point where I no longer have anything left to do Outside. All I have left is waiting, and spending eight hours a day at work. I'm waiting until next year so I'll have enough money to buy a car. I'm waiting until next month to have somewher...
by taixzo
Sat Oct 07, 2017 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106047
Views: 36622656

Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:New OtherComic.


This comic is all the more poignant when you realize that neither Cueball nor Megan have ears.
by taixzo
Tue Oct 03, 2017 3:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106047
Views: 36622656

Re: 1190: "Time"

balthasar_s wrote:Image

(t-1_0162)
redundant
Spoiler:
t-1_0162, xkcd 1897stopsing.png


Of course not. It's obviously a ᘇcˀᴐ sign.
by taixzo
Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: Time: A BOTMARINE, A BOTMARINE, MY KINGDOM FOR A BOTMARINE

Oxford At first I saw the "Ox" as "0x" and I continued to read it as a number. But something was wrong. "r" is not a digit. "for" is "4", so it's 0x4d . Man, I was really hoping the ASCII code for a comma would be 0x4D. Unfortunately, no, that's M. ...
by taixzo
Sat Sep 23, 2017 4:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36622656

Re: 1190: "Time"

Considering tornadoes are formed by rising hot air; would tornadoes have been prevalent in a future sunken mediterranean basin? ("Would have been"? I'm never sure how to conjugate words when talking about a hypothetical future past.)
by taixzo
Fri Sep 15, 2017 4:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36622656

Re: 1190: "Time"

I looked at the weather report the other day.
Jose is threatening the East Coast.
Please don't, ucim?







T-2.5 days

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