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by DrSamCarter
Sun Mar 25, 2018 10:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

(Sticks head out of the shadows of the basement door again and waves) Molpish timeversary. Five years. Who'd'a'thought? This is still such a warm, creative place; a sanctuary of gentle wit, wisdom and baobabish wowterfulness. This morning's OTT read brings a cornucopia of typical Time-ish things: su...
by DrSamCarter
Mon Dec 25, 2017 9:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

addams wrote:Holiday Music from one of our True Talents:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lG24SX4HEK8
Spoiler:
((sniff) (all moody))



Oooh, I don't think I'd seen that (or my memory is worse than I remember). I has the feels too, now.
by DrSamCarter
Wed Nov 08, 2017 6:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

In the meantime there are some blinkenlights. I was about to say "There are FOUR lights" ... but then I looked closely and realised that there really ARE five. I think. Well, six, actually. But the idea is the important thing. Ooh, there are too. The idea may, indeed, be the important thi...
by DrSamCarter
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106048
Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

... I thought this thread was for discussing one motion-picture comic. I come back after a few years, and it's still going, and seems to be some sort of MSPA-inspired comic of people making choices? Can someone explain this thread to me? Possibly not. The thread -- both its content and its continue...
by DrSamCarter
Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106048
Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

Entspannen Sie sich und schauen Sie den Blinklichtern zu: Go through the door. http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000174.gif You are in a room now. There are some blinkenlights. B: This doesn't look abandoned at all. I think we should leave this place before we get into trouble. KXA: But ...
by DrSamCarter
Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106048
Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

I love this place.

So much beautiful whimsical creativity in one spot, generated by awesomeful caring people.

Sorry, I just had to pop out of the shadows at the top of the basement stairs where I lurk and say "Thank you" (probably again, but better than not at all).
by DrSamCarter
Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106048
Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Timmy"

... http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000142.png It's happening. He drops his brother's motorbike from the balcony, That is one motorbike that won't be working very well anymore. For a moment I thought, also, that his brother would not be working very well anymore: the tank, headlight, h...
by DrSamCarter
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36685545

Re: An old Joe and a young Joe that are brothers.

This however, would not be so Treeish. Two brothers with the same name? That sounds like a nightmare. What we're their parents thinking? Was one adopted, or did it happen intentionally? Perhaps one was named Joe, and the other Joseph but they call the latter Joe for short. This would, however, mean...
by DrSamCarter
Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106048
Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

lmjb1964 wrote:I really want to check out the D&D game, but there's only so much TIme. Or Tim.


Tim is an illusion. LunchTim doubly so.
by DrSamCarter
Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think molpying sideways was also mentioned at one point (although the associated image seems to have vanished).

Try this instead.

Spoiler:
sideways-cat.jpg
sideways-cat.jpg (26.04 KiB) Viewed 8475 times


RSIR

Image
by DrSamCarter
Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

I remember being quite delighted to find myself. :wink:

And impressed with the seaish wowterfallishness of it all.
by DrSamCarter
Wed Feb 08, 2017 10:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106048
Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

ETA: A question: We have seen that Beanies have some optical devices. So, if they can make such things, Is it possible for a Beanie to wear glasses? This probably doesn't quite answer the question in the way you intended. IMG_5186croppedfull.jpg ETA There are prescription glasses behind the sunglas...
by DrSamCarter
Fri Oct 28, 2016 6:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106048
Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:
For decree:
Megan and the seven Beanies


Or even Seven Beanies for Seven Beanies
by DrSamCarter
Wed Sep 14, 2016 1:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106048
Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

For decree: I noticed a message from GLR on the xkcd homepage, under the logo: Note: Since a lot of new people are here looking for this chart today, I'll be posting Wednesday's comic on Thursday instead. (referring to the still current OtherComic ) Yes, it has popped up in my Facebook feed a few t...
by DrSamCarter
Wed Sep 14, 2016 5:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

Gingercat wrote:This NP just seems to be going on and on forever...!

Or is it just me?


It's just you.

And then it's not just you.

Simultaneously. Until we open the box.

(And I loved the OTTifcation, Sustainabilizer)
by DrSamCarter
Sat Aug 06, 2016 9:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106048
Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think these need to be left here.
DonutShoe.jpg


RSIR
Spoiler:
Image
by DrSamCarter
Sat Jul 30, 2016 2:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106048
Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

Molpy down! http://www.blogdehumor.com/wp-content/2013/05/animales-camuflaje21-404x233.jpg I was about to say "It's a little prickly" . . . but that seems rather an understatement. (BTW In Australia, "cactus" is slang for "broken" or "useless" . . . or "...
by DrSamCarter
Wed Jul 20, 2016 2:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106048
Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:With the return of June Bug, comes a new What-If.


So THAT'S why Firefly ended.
by DrSamCarter
Tue Jul 12, 2016 3:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106048
Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://pizzazzerie.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Pizzazzerie-Halloween-Ghost-Breakfast-Party-1.jpg "You could spend a thousand lifetimes staring at water and sand, thinking as hard as you could, and you'd never guess the world had things like this in it." (I can't believe that (a) you go...
by DrSamCarter
Tue Jul 05, 2016 1:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

The disadvantage/advantage of being such an infrequent poster is that I have to return almost to the dawn of Time to follow the decree. This was well before I delurked (which didn't occur until the Time of the Fading), although I was following the OTT at that stage. This was the time of the first mo...
by DrSamCarter
Wed Jun 22, 2016 1:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time": Obscure references lost

Neil_Boekend wrote:
HES wrote:Didn't mean to imply you were, I meant lost as in no longer living.

I see. I forgot I was dead.


Ah, we learn that death may cause memory loss.
by DrSamCarter
Tue May 03, 2016 1:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106048
Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

The OTT never ceases to amaze me. Even after all this time, after T** **d of the original Time, people are still taking time to create marvellous things and unravel mysteries. I dips me lid to you all. The unmolpish Outside gives me just enough time to follow, but without registering all the nuances...
by DrSamCarter
Thu Apr 07, 2016 9:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

AAAA! FIX IT! FIX IT! http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=44807 HOLY CH*RP I CAN'T BELIEVE THAT PAREN'S BEEN LEFT WIDE OPEN FOR TWO AND A HALF YIPS! Just for you, and anyone else who gets twitchy about such things, I present a little piece of doggerel I wrote around the time of Time the ori...
by DrSamCarter
Fri Apr 01, 2016 10:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

I wonder if anyone noticed that: In the "What have you done to me, Time?" film there is a "redundant test screen" in the beginning: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=51191&mode=view but in the very last frame there ia a different version of it. It's so short that i...
by DrSamCarter
Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: Let's Write a Book!

2: I posit that lurkers are sciencing Φ better than the posters. They avoid unnecessary changes to the research subject, by avoiding posting themselves. Measure without changing, the science holy grail. Φ Dear spellcheck. That is SO a word. The Heisenberg Lurking Principle. <goes back to lurking .....
by DrSamCarter
Sat Feb 13, 2016 2:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

"The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas" is a 1973 plotless, short, descriptive work of philosophical fiction, popularly classified as a short story, by Ursula K. Le Guin. " Well, that was just begging to be looked up, so I did. I love this bit: "[… People ask me] Where do you get y...
by DrSamCarter
Wed Feb 10, 2016 11:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

I continue to stand in the doorway at the top of the stairs to the basement, watching and enjoying and not saying much. There is much to appreciate, wonder at, laugh at, ponder, speculate about, and feel warm fuzzies about ... which is why I am still here after nearly 3 yips.
by DrSamCarter
Sun Dec 13, 2015 1:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36685545

Re: INSIDE DEEP ONGS: HOW ED AND MROB27 MADE XIER BOTCASTLES

mscha wrote:
mrob27 wrote:No t-1 ONGs in a while…

Indeed.
Newpixbot has been looking for newpix, but all it has found is a note:
anonymous wrote:Organized sand is extremely disorganized. HDD mustard has caused the OS to go away. Newpix will be delayed for up to a day while until I rescue them. :(


Fortunately we know how to ...
Spoiler:
by DrSamCarter
Fri Dec 11, 2015 1:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106048
Views: 36685545

Re: THERE IS A BICYCLE IN MY CHIRPY, YOUR ARGUMENT IS INVALI

Nice work on the number crunching. I didn't have the patience to work it out myself. It's true that you can always find a polynomial that fits a given sequence. Of course, that's the problem. I can't find any interesting math behind the Lost sequence because it's just a collection of arbitrary numb...
by DrSamCarter
Thu Dec 10, 2015 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106048
Views: 36685545

Re: THERE IS A BICYCLE IN MY CHIRPY, YOUR ARGUMENT IS INVALI

Decree: What is the next number in the sequence 4 8 15 16 23 42 108? 382. This was done by fitting a degree 6 polynomial to (1,4), (2,8), (3,15), (4,16), (5,23), (6,42) and (7,108), which yields the result y = (31 x^6)/360-(61 x^5)/30+(1391 x^4)/72-(278 x^3)/3+(41687 x^2)/180-(2743 x)/10+122 which ...
by DrSamCarter
Thu Dec 10, 2015 7:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106048
Views: 36685545

Re: HERETICAL YIPS ARE _SUPERIOR_

Also, has anyone in the OTT ever made much out of the number 101043? Its prime factorization is 3 2 ×103×109, and, unlike a large number of six-digit strings, it is NOT found in the first 1254543 digits of pi (see http://www.facade.com/legacy/amiinpi/ ). It doesn't seem to have been a particularly ...
by DrSamCarter
Mon Nov 02, 2015 11:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36685545

Re: Time After Time: t-1_0296

E NHANCE! http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/aftertime/t-1/remapt-1_0296.png -- posted by newpixbot The two signs on the recycling bin are not identical. It would appear that one may be a reflection of the other. Perhaps the sign-making machine suffered a glitch. Perhaps protoBeanish can be read in...
by DrSamCarter
Tue Oct 27, 2015 5:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

slinches wrote:What else would one say when the levee breaks besides utter an expletive?


Dam.

Spoiler:
(I think it would be good if I saw myself out too. Image)
by DrSamCarter
Fri Oct 23, 2015 10:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: FTFY

http://xkcd.mscha.org/tmp/hansbrinker.png Snortle* I wondered why it took so long for this kind of manip to happen, but then I realised the boy had to come all the way from the USA and not the Netherlands like I expected (I learned something new today about the origins of the story: the little Dutc...
by DrSamCarter
Thu Oct 22, 2015 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I saw HES's "laminar schmaminar" and then mikrit's "turbulent schmurbulent" (which I spell with an schm- because I assume the Yiddish origin, and somehow associate schm- with that, for no well-founded reason at all), and then it occurred to be that both phrases were double dactyl...
by DrSamCarter
Thu Oct 22, 2015 6:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Turbulent schmurbulent Water is burbulent, Brutally bursting forth Out of a hole. Can they repair the great Discontinuity? It needs some awesomeful Damage control. ETA: No, "burbulent" is not a word. Neither is "awesomeful" when it comes right down to it, but both seem apt. ETA2:...
by DrSamCarter
Thu Oct 01, 2015 4:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ALSO ACTUALK SPOILER NoMouse, I see a little mustard on the lmjbhat. http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=50179 http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=50178 That's a wowterfallishly steakish baobab. I love this place. So much brilliance and creativity and willingness to share.
by DrSamCarter
Thu Oct 01, 2015 11:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106048
Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

I SOOOOO want to colour in balthacolourbynumbers's picture (twice) but Outside is being very unmolpish. :cry:
by DrSamCarter
Thu Sep 24, 2015 12:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

This place really is awesomeful. My Outside FFS has involved large amounts of mustard and has stolen almost all my Time, and yet when I find a spare micronewpix to come to the OTT, its denizens reward my visit with wonderful wit, wimsy, warmth, and a wealth of wowterfulishness. I am thankful for OTT...
by DrSamCarter
Mon Sep 21, 2015 12:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36685545

Re: 1190: "Time"

Never mind the mysteries of when and where and what ... I just want to know how the Beanie managed to get into the hammock. :shock:

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