1190: "Time"

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1190: "Time"

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Here’s something a little different, as an experiment. Replaying the Time comic. It may take off, may not, who knows.

The comic Time has 3094 frames (by this website).

Rule of this thread: you can post a new frame as long as the last one was posted no less than 6 hours ago. (this way, we have enough frames to last a few years)

Here we have frame 1.

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Oh wow, I didn't know blitzing the entire Time thread could be so easy.

EDIT: Of course I had to be the nerd that does the math: the last frame will be posted no earlier than the 15th of October, 2023.
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After a long sleep, the molpy emerges from its burrow a bit bleary eyed, but otherwise well rested.
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Molpy up!
Wait on.
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Huh. It's just two people sitting. It says "wait for it" but I've been waiting a couple minutes now and nothing's happened. Is this some weird abstract thing? Is there some deeper meaning that I'm missing? Well, whatever, it's just one comic, there'll be another in a couple of days and people will just forget about it. Certainly not the start of a super-long animated story with an extremely low framerate that will spawn an entire community with its own language and religion…
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somitomi wrote:15th of October, 2023
What's "October"?

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ucim wrote: Fri Sep 03, 2021 4:12 am
somitomi wrote:15th of October, 2023
What's "October"?

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It would appear that Somi has been corrupted by heretic language. I’m sure he meant to say “Seadix 9 Voyage, 10 A.T.”
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Ooh look, she's looking behind now! I wonder what's back there?

(Ah yes, I remember anxiously waiting to see what the next frame would bring each hour...)



Oh by the way did anybody notice there's a little piece of javascript on the page? What do you think it does??? :?:
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Must not have been much back there, she’s looking forward again now.
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Frame 5

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She must know something that he doesn't.
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ONG 6

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Staring back out to sea again.
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They look so peaceful.
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7

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Contemplating
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I never got into Time much, but my favourite thing about it was this. :P
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I dub this 'Un True Thread' ;)
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Eternal Density wrote: Mon Sep 06, 2021 7:06 am I dub this 'Un True Thread' ;)
Very appropriate for a story set near France.
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!
So.
It has come to this.

For the first time in history there is more than one "Time thread".
I should have expected this but somehow the

Now we not only have the OTT (one true thread),
but we also have the OTT (other time thread).

(actually, I never liked the name "One True Thread" and almost never used it.
But I like the abbreviation 'OTT' because it's short and easy to remember.

Oh no, what now?
actually,
at this point of time.
I'm not afraid.

!!!but what is this time-thread-shaped-thing supposed to be I don't

Does this look like a continuation of the time thread?
no.
(also the thread still continues on the mirror)

Does this look like a competition for the time thread?
a replacement?
also no.

Does this look like a social experiment?
kind of.

Does this look like a forum game?
Yes, totally.
Especially with the rules for frame posting.

Welcome to the game, everyone!
(how do I win?)

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What happens if I
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balthasar_s wrote: Tue Sep 07, 2021 8:12 pm Welcome to the game, everyone!
(how do I win?)
The only winning move is to wait for it.
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balthasar_s wrote: Tue Sep 07, 2021 8:12 pm (how do I win?)
You win if you post the frame at T** **d.
But, while you may win, everyone loses.
It's a double-edged sword.
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patzer wrote: Tue Sep 07, 2021 11:51 pm
balthasar_s wrote: Tue Sep 07, 2021 8:12 pm (how do I win?)
But, while you may win, everyone loses.
Of course, since you are in the set of everyone, you both win and lose. The paradox resolves by the universe restarting some time a little under a year later.
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ONG 10

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Getting some sun.
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Stretching it out
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12
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Those last two images look identical. Perhaps someone should do a comparison to see what's changed?
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Her legs are separated in 12.
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