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by GnomeAnne
Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

New OtherComic. At the time of this posting GLR had decided to leave the image file uncompressed. The image is 10679x3577 pixels, and is named birdwatching_huge.png Generally, an image file called comicname_2x is used, stored at imgs.xkcd.com/comics/[comicname_2x].png and a file called [Comicname] ...
by GnomeAnne
Mon Apr 17, 2017 5:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

by GnomeAnne
Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Welcome back ggh! How was the trip? Did your transportation survive? Perhaps b is wondering if he has received his birthday gift in the mail. Ithilian, have you found mrob's dictionary ? I played around with balthasar's program, and dang, you guys are amazing. I haven't nearly enough patience to tra...
by GnomeAnne
Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Edited to Add after hurrying up and finishing the OTTification: I have arrived in my skimmy reblitz at page 786, roughly the point where I abandoned my original more thorough quest and began reading in the past only very infrequently, from here I will resume schizoblitzing as normal, with none of th...
by GnomeAnne
Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

The d&d forum Alusio made us is here if anyone wants to see the pre-quest shenanigans of our little band.
by GnomeAnne
Sat Apr 15, 2017 4:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

(I haven't had Time to make a song play with balthasar's program yet, maybe next week I can.) Leave the house http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000081.png Outside, at last. And... What is this? Wait, For It is that water surrounding him? Difficult to tell. So, is the lower half of the sec...
by GnomeAnne
Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

One of my favorite songs is
Louder than words
-followed by-
World on fire
By Les Friction

But right now I have 'Quest for the hammer of glory' stuck running around in my head because I listened to it seven or eight times in a row a few days ago.
by GnomeAnne
Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

If someone wants to see the video write a PM to me and I will send you a link to it. (Hopefully, in a few months I will be allowed to post it freely). They say "make sure that the customer doesn't see this, otherwise they will want us to do something like this." Was that mostly a joke, or...
by GnomeAnne
Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

If I did it, I would make a rough 3D drawing, export a 2D graphic of the view I want using wireframe, so it just shows outlines, then trace over it and add details and b. The execute your idea drawing, and the one with the arrow pointing to the toolbox, were just sketchup. I use a style pack that ha...
by GnomeAnne
Tue Apr 11, 2017 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 29788083

Re: 1190: "Time"

Well, in that case, thank you.
by GnomeAnne
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm impressed by the 3Drawing. ah, yes, that does seen impressive...almost too impressive...in fact, if I were the suspicious sort I would almost think it was not drawn at all, but rather made in a 3D modeling program similar to the one used to execute your idea and make suggestions for ggh's green...
by GnomeAnne
Tue Apr 11, 2017 5:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

You should blitz bsta too, if you haven't already. Sounds neat. I assume it's some sort of continuation of Balthasar's story? Anyone got a viewer link? http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/ The "Wait..." is the link to the next frame. It's a different story, but with similarities. Has ...
by GnomeAnne
Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm really enjoying the blitz reports. If you continue at your current rate you'll be done in less than a year. Meanwhile These are the parts of b's house we've seen so far. http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=54576&mode=view I wonder if the house ends beyond the wall on the left, or if ...
by GnomeAnne
Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

...
Image

You finally left behind the safety of your room and thus began exploring the wild and unknown outside world.
Ooh, that's probably not a good idea, it could end badly.
by GnomeAnne
Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi ergman!
Quoted since this is a new page.
ergman wrote:I've given up hope on staying caught up. My life is filled with things now. But I'll try to surf the present.

You should blitz bsta too, if you haven't already.
by GnomeAnne
Mon Apr 10, 2017 6:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Helpers first post was on page 31, He originally disappeared for nearly a mip starting NP 259 I'ma coma. G'night. BTW, that must of been one hell of a coma. then reappeared on 474 (now 473). He posted far less frequently after this, submitting his final post in Visitation Ja of the following yip, on...
by GnomeAnne
Sun Apr 09, 2017 3:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Where'd you get the gears? kloc-kit After I made it, it sat for several years with just the clock face until I lost the original movement and had to get another. The scale is unclear from the picture, it is only a little more than two feet tall. I enjoyed making it, so I bought a lathe. And then ne...
by GnomeAnne
Sun Apr 09, 2017 2:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29788083

Time

Slightly related: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=54548&t=1 I made this in a high school wood shop. It was going to have a glass door, but I ran out of Time and changed the design. We were supposed to make a table, but there were enough students the professor didn't pay attention to ...
by GnomeAnne
Sat Apr 08, 2017 10:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Gah!
There are so many links in that spoiler.
And every Time I click one I have to read the posts above and below for context.
How can I get anything done today if you post things like that?
by GnomeAnne
Sat Apr 08, 2017 1:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

New OtherComic. Also, my drawings will only be interpretations, not exact truth. Drawings? That sounds like fun. I will strive to create a stable connection to another multiverse, so that I might serve as Lord Randall's Messenger, but the multiverses will not explore themselves. Will some noble per...
by GnomeAnne
Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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BSTAOng

Go out and get to the place using whatever means you have available but leave the room, already!
Image

Ok.

Okay, Okay, sheesh...

I was six hours late to post this and no one else has beaten me to it?
by GnomeAnne
Fri Apr 07, 2017 12:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29788083

RIP Sherkaner )-:

Baobabs! The colorised version is perfect! The icing was maybe a little too light, but the red was just right. I microwaved the topping to soften it so I could spread it, but it got a little too soft, and by the time I took the picture, it had started soaking into the cake and getting darker. But th...
by GnomeAnne
Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29788083

Re: 1190: "Time"

Cake! http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=54529&t=1 http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/1f65cba4eac4007e627d910ac10e3b1da637fe32e658b1f6648cdc3f23e20bfb.png Batman ohhhhh, I see it now, I was looking for this : download (1).png R EDUNDANT 20170405_182048.jpg The preserves look a lot...
by GnomeAnne
Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29788083

Addams has a treeish brainslug.

I don't know enough to see what is wrong with the second one, or I am not looking hard enough. Should it have something else instead of 'ready' here? ready |= 0x8000; Can you explain like I'm five? The quotes page only covers the first few hundred NPs. This is not because there are no good quotes af...
by GnomeAnne
Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Timmy's in the well!

Wildhound posted a link to it here
by GnomeAnne
Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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It's the end of the world add we know it...

balthasar_s wrote:For previous decree.
I was very young.
For some reason I asked my dad what will be if there is the end of world.
He quickly answered that not even the smell of socks will remain, in that case.

...
I suppose that's true...

He sounds like a very entertaining person.
by GnomeAnne
Mon Apr 03, 2017 12:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Story shaped things.

New OtherComic

balthasar_s wrote:Will we get another story-shaped-thing?
That would be really nice

Yes, That would be fun.
by GnomeAnne
Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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SCREAMING TREBUCAT

BlitzGirl wrote:I like the little quotelinky thing (↫) in your post, Aluisio. Is that done via script, or manually?

script

Oh, pope.
Uh...consult automome to determine your post title, or make up something silly for the title.
by GnomeAnne
Sun Apr 02, 2017 11:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 29788083

Re: 1190: "Time"

Stories about a more innocent Time... I remember the first Time I ate any pepper hotter than a jalapeno. It was earlier this afternoon. I was told it was a ghost pepper before I ate it, but found out afterwards that it was a crossbreed between a Reaper and a Trinidad scorpion... I'll not be doing th...
by GnomeAnne
Sun Apr 02, 2017 5:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: double posts and mustardy image files

Oh noooo Double post... But it looks like one if them has been removed now. Was the original MobTeeseboose a bot? Perhaps MobTeeseboose is not lurking Time, but some other xkcd forum. It may be the newpix bot of that other forum, except that it doesn't post, it just scrapes information for some Sci...
by GnomeAnne
Sun Apr 02, 2017 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29788083

Re: double posts and mustardy image files

I am in the process of moving to a new home and don't have internet. I'm posting from my phone, which, it turns out, adds lots of mustard to my posts. Hence the image problems, and I would have sworn that post did not go through the first Time, it returned an error that said you cannot access this f...
by GnomeAnne
Sun Apr 02, 2017 2:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I figured out what happened last time! I checked the URL of one of the posts, and must have been a bug because that was how I saw the different timeline. I tried again, and got a 404i error message. I'm gonna try to modify the URL. I'll post again when I find a combination that works. Wish me luck!...
by GnomeAnne
Sun Apr 02, 2017 4:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Screenshot_2017-04-01-23-28-26.png
The ban is only a week.
by GnomeAnne
Sun Apr 02, 2017 12:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

In the summertime when I was riverish, I would sneak dinner rolls and paperbacks out into the backyard and have readerly picnics on the freshly mown grass. I am allergic to grass, touching it gives me a rash that makes poison ivy seem soothing by comparison. Blind posting to say that I am on an epi...
by GnomeAnne
Sat Apr 01, 2017 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

...
Image

Here it is,
the toolbox.

You never know when it can become useful.
Ah, you found it.
by GnomeAnne
Sat Apr 01, 2017 2:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

That took way longer to draw than I thought it would, even though I cheated and traced the guy and most of the room from 13 and 73. probably because I kept hitting undo and redrawing things I don't imagine I would be able to do 70 of those without the quality becoming abysmally poor. balthasar you a...
by GnomeAnne
Sat Apr 01, 2017 2:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

The image would not upload correctly and I was late to a meeting, I put that there temporarily.
I guess it didn't work, I should have
Spoiler:
Waited For It

Eta
It's fixed now.
by GnomeAnne
Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Young potato farm...

But you can't find it.
Image

You wish you could make a flashing arrow appear pointing to it.

Hmm, balthasar has changed his drawing style.
Spoiler:
bOng2.gif
by GnomeAnne
Fri Mar 31, 2017 10:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Welcome, Daniel. I don't think anyone was officially named Oracle, so how about Fibonacci's Oracle of Unrelenting Insanity, or something of that ilk? I know it's a mouthful, but that way it's funnier when someone tries to say it quickly three times. There's even a theme song on YouTube by someone na...
by GnomeAnne
Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Will this madness never end??

Could Torgos not have used his dome hut to rest in? And is your DM not a fan of the princess bride? I can't imagine naming a dread pirate captain Ivan instead of Ryan. Roberts had grown so rich, he wanted to retire. So he took me to his cabin and told me his secret. "I am not the Dread Pirate R...

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