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by jimbobmacdoodle
Mon Nov 03, 2014 11:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: Bicycles After Time: bftf-0429

Also: RESP ONG SIBILITY … http://moonbase.chirpingmustard.com/ongoing/bftf-0429.png I'd highly recommend following the first commandment. Uh oh... with this much power, there is a high chance of things going badly wrong for everyone. It may be that character on the left, whose name I cannot rem...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Sat Nov 01, 2014 9:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

Awesomeful background info SilentTimer. Dies this mean you're going to give us an equally molpish Christmas present this year? Also congrats to SBN and anybody else to whom it is appropriate. I think you can make me a 0.3 on the likelihood to attend conference scale. That number will vary significan...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Fri Oct 31, 2014 4:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: Conference: Poll

If you are interested in participating, please enter your preferences there. I entered mine. The row of "?"s comes from the fact that I'm still not sure when I'll have my last exam. How can I edit this when I know more? how didn't I notice the edit link? Why do I see lasers? Can't help bu...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Thu Oct 30, 2014 5:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: ENAP: 1 so far

I feel like a rONG: http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/530efe35c4725e88ada29e4f75d1f815917cb1b02db69d2f13d0b3853c44860d.png And hey, it's an apocryphal rONG. 258a. I wonder what someone with no knowledge of Time would make if seeing a random time-frame, such as this? Or someone who had a vague knowle...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Wed Oct 29, 2014 5:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm slightly concerned that as the one who first mentioned explosions, I somehow caused Antares to go that way boom . Errk, sorry NASA and those on the ISS who missed out on a delivery...! Hmmm... maybe if I talk more about the Gibraltar dam, it will suddenly form. Thus Begins Time. boom It is not g...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Tue Oct 28, 2014 5:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

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All these various attempts to close parentheses of various descriptions amuse me. Mainly, they seem to be ignoring the fact that each is contained in quotes, thus rendering it unnecessary to close them. In most programming languages, characters enclosed within quotes are treated as strings and can c...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Fri Oct 24, 2014 8:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: *creeeak*

*peeks head out of basement door* Yay! I found the way out! I mean, the way back in! I escaped back in! (there are a lot of doors down there) Oops, I think I accidentally ended up in the basement. Still it's been worryingly easy to ketchup. Unfortunately it was too dark down there to see who else w...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Thu Oct 23, 2014 5:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

So I did my usual ketchup this morning on the large multi-person box on wheels. (Enjoyable AotC ucim. Was the First Cleric holding a Cueball tile outstretched in front of himself?) As is my wont, I then proceeded to check in to the OTT regularly when my code was compiling. I saw one post by ED, and ...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Wed Oct 22, 2014 5:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

Oops, I think I accidentally ended up in the basement. Still it's been worryingly easy to ketchup. Unfortunately it was too dark down there to see who else was around, so I can't help solve the "where'd Cueball BlitzGirl go?" mystery. Sustainabilizer, I unfortunately doubt that I can make ...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Fri Oct 03, 2014 12:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

Are these new memes (templates) or are you saying it will be a random meme that is "decreed"? Oh yeah, I forgot to add my reply to lmjb. I use Sublime Text 3, it's in an unsaved tab, and I don't plan to save it. But, if you close it [the tab, not the program] and confirm, ...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Fri Oct 03, 2014 8:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

Are these new memes (templates) or are you saying it will be a random meme that is "decreed"? Oh yeah, I forgot to add my reply to lmjb. I use Sublime Text 3, it's in an unsaved tab, and I don't plan to save it. But, if you close it [the tab, not the program] and confirm, it too will clos...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Fri Oct 03, 2014 7:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ch*rping M*stard! I don't compose in the post window, but rather, in my text editor (gedit). Gedit allows multiple tabs. I had another tab open to see something temporary, and then closed it. But instead of closing the tab, I closed the program. "Do you want to save changes to Unti...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Tue Sep 30, 2014 4:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: bftf-0358

NOT SURE IF DELURK ONG OR JUST HERETICAL -- automome http://moonbase.chirpingmustard.com/ongoing/bftf-0358.png I'd highly recommend following the first commandment. -- posted by lmjbot Automome, delurking is definitely not heretical. In fact I'd say it's the complete opposite. Where would we be...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Fri Sep 26, 2014 8:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

New Other Comic . Who wants to OTTify it? I spotted this RELATED sub-text to a headline on the BBC news website this morning: Billy Connolly on sand, kids and cancer I presume the article is talking about La Petite on the semencoffeecancerbaconstarsandonice beach. NINJA ONG IS HARD, LET'S GO GOATIN...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Thu Sep 25, 2014 7:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: but you failed to predict it being IN SPACE

I just took a trip back in Time to see when I first posted in the OTT. It was later into its life than I thought - http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?p=3310201#p3310201 . I took a look around the page to see who was around back then. A couple of basementees were familiar to me - k.bookbinder and ...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Wed Sep 24, 2014 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

I just took a trip back in Time to see when I first posted in the OTT. It was later into its life than I thought - http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?p=3310201#p3310201 . I took a look around the page to see who was around back then. A couple of basementees were familiar to me - k.bookbinder and K...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Wed Sep 17, 2014 6:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

[Posted from the Mirror at Wed Sep 17, 2014 04:46 PM GMT] I seem to have now been able to fully ketchup in spite of all this mustard (thanks s_rasahtlab), and in doing so I noticed that we seem to have attracted a few basements onto the mirror! Maybe the mustard somehow filled up the basement and pu...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Wed Sep 17, 2014 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

[Posted from the Mirror at Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:36 PM GMT] ***CCZZZSSHTT*** ***Tap, Tap*** *** Microphone Leopard feedback squeal*** Hello? Is it working? Hello? I think it's on. *Ahem*. Blindpost, since my ketchup has been interrupted by mustard, and I don't have time to fully ketchup on the mirror ...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Wed Sep 10, 2014 4:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: bftf-0290

SILENT ONG IS SERIOUS BUNGALOW -- mome http://moonbase.chirpingmustard.com/ongoing/bftf-0290.png I'd highly recommend following the first commandment. -- posted by newpixbothasar_p Hmm... I notice that the tree just coming into view appears to have no leaves. This means that either a) they are ...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Tue Sep 09, 2014 4:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hmm, I wonder where BlitzGirl is these dips... Perhaps, when an OTTer reaches 7000 posts, they achieve some form of enlightenment and are transported by the OTA to a new plane of existence. Which could well be the world of the OTC. Let's see if she's made an appearance in any oldpix... I'm beginnin...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Mon Sep 08, 2014 8:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: Time After Time: t1i-0956

Unlike Cuegan, it appears. New OtherComic , in case people are interested. I can definitely relate to this one. For decree: This is very much the stereotypical castle - water-filled moat, 4 walls, towers at each corner and a pair of substantial gatehouses. Bodiam castle is worth a visit if you're e...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Fri Sep 05, 2014 10:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

ETA2: Anybody want to make a smiley for me? My image manipulation skills are decidedly low-quality. I imagine a pope hat on a dice, or possibly a dice shaped like a pope hat. Or something. Low-quality? You don't need anything more than MSpaint for these things. http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file....
by jimbobmacdoodle
Fri Sep 05, 2014 2:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

HES wrote:Custard! Inb4 the flurry of mirror posts.

About [t|T]ime too. I'm going to need to figure out the alternative communications methods that the more seasoned OTTers around here use. Typical that it comes on a day of work when I'm mostly sat around not doing anything!
by jimbobmacdoodle
Fri Sep 05, 2014 9:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

I tried to find pictures for a "monitor wheel" on google, but the closest I got was a monitor on wheels, which isn't going to solve the problem I found this: http://www.fastcompany.com/3021803/most-creative-people/watch-as-this-motorcycle-wheel-becomes-a-tv-screen#3 That's pretty treeish....
by jimbobmacdoodle
Fri Sep 05, 2014 9:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

I tried to find pictures for a "monitor wheel" on google, but the closest I got was a monitor on wheels, which isn't going to solve the problem: http://www.crayola.com/~/media/Crayola/Crafts/crafts/1699.jpg?mh=762&mw=645 I think this calls for all "monitors" to be called liz...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Fri Sep 05, 2014 8:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

I hear curved monitors are the next big thing. Put enough of them together and you could probably make a wheel. I tried to find pictures for a "monitor wheel" on google, but the closest I got was a monitor on wheels, which isn't going to solve the problem: http://www.crayola.com/~/media/C...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Thu Sep 04, 2014 3:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: BFTF #259

They must be using dial-up and only have a single line around the whole complex. Thus, whenever people on the secret base need to connect to the internet, for example to browse the OTT, they lose their phone line. Either that or evil space pirates have cut all the communications ahead of invading t...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Thu Sep 04, 2014 12:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: BFTF #259

Connecti ONG lost … http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.dnsd.info/ongoing/bftf-0259.png I'd highly recommend following the first commandment. They must be using dial-up and only have a single line around the whole complex. Thus, whenever people on the secret base need to connect to the internet, for ...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

*clink* At the foot of the basement entrance, the metal prongs of a grappling hook have snagged a section of the door frame. After a few moments the tip of what appears to be a giant banana can be seen. This is quickly followed by the unmistakable stars and moons of a wizard's party hat. Under this...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Tue Jul 22, 2014 4:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm getting a bit suspicious of all this seeking out of doughnuts (note correct spelling you Yanks! (oh wait, one of you is yappo... umm... err... TRAITOR! :twisted: :P ))! That's one of the few words where I do more regularly use the American version because 1. It's shorter and easier, 2. It's mor...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Tue Jul 22, 2014 11:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

Why do I get a donut for a joke I made outside the thread? I thought the punsaw/donuts only applied within the thread! Well yes, but I really just wanted a donut. I'm hungry. I'm getting a bit suspicious of all this seeking out of doughnuts (note correct spelling you Yanks! (oh wait, one of you is ...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Thu Jul 17, 2014 11:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

It's very lonely in here at the moment: http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=45150 For decree: I know stuff about castles. Castles are cool. When I was younger, my aim whenever the family visited a castle, was to be the first member of the family to find a garderobe (aka - the toilet!). Did you...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Thu Jul 10, 2014 4:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: Time Revisited - np2701

Thank you SilentTimer for your efforts. It is sad to see the e** of this story, but who knows? Maybe someone will stand up and take your place!

AUTOMOME wrote:I MADE YOU AN OTTIFICATION BUT I MUSTARDED IT


Awww... I would have loved to have seen Automome's OTTification. :(
by jimbobmacdoodle
Wed Jul 09, 2014 12:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

R ONG GOLD... http://xkcd.mscha.org/otcstories/npb/t1i-1407.png The end. -- posted by newpixbot This is worryingly starting to look a little e**ish, as the boat is sailing into the distance. On the other hand, it would seem odd to stop the SilentONGs there - they still have to decide where the Fort...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Tue Jul 08, 2014 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

I call mustard. You don't label th* *nd when stuff is still happening. I agree with HES. Thinking back, I'm not certain that the alt-text has really had any relevance to a large proportion of the happenings in the SilentONGs. It could be that there is some slightly odd mustard going on causing seem...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Tue Jul 08, 2014 8:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

*Phew* Just returned to the OTT after an extended wipend to say this (apologies if someone already said this earlier, since I haven't got time to ketchup this page yet!): Happy Present Present Page Present page dwellers, and happy Past Present page future past page perusers! Almost for decree: Somet...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Thu Jul 03, 2014 4:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

Sorry for your loss BlitzGirl. I grew up with a black Labrador who was about 1 year younger than I was. We had to put her to sleep when she was 12 as she had something semencoffeebaconbaby-related. It was sad, but we got by. I have long since moved out and don't have my own pet atm, but my flat mate...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Thu Jul 03, 2014 1:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

... the Forum quickly surpasses FourChan as an anarchist's playground. The nerds realize this, and without the Mods to control them they Take Over the World. They eliminate the millenium bug by wiping the numeral 2 from existence. The resulting binary bias becomes so entrenched that people forget h...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Thu Jun 26, 2014 5:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: Blindpost for the newpage 2000

I think we had this discussion 998 NP ago, where there was the celebration millenipage and the "real" millenipage. The first party is where all the girls get drunk and topless. The second one is where all the nerds play D&D and enjoy the night with friends. Choose wisely. Well given m...
by jimbobmacdoodle
Thu Jun 26, 2014 1:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106552
Views: 41711528

Re: 1190: "Time"

Loving everybody's celebrations. It's all good warm-up for the start of the new millennium for next page :P Wingish OTTifications all! Sadly, my creativity leaves a bit to be desired. I guess I could go for a "Thus Ends..." *Ahem* Scientists misunderstood what the millennium bug was. In re...

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