I know I'll get hammered for this...
- I used to wait just until after midnight for the publishing of the next GG popping up for me to read and if it didn't publish then, it would certainly be when I woke up in the morning. There were occasions when it was delayed but that was the exception and certainly not the norm.
As of the last few months, it seems there's been a dramatic fall-off in the publishing times. As of now, at 12:23pm on Wed it still is showing the comic from Monday. This has indeed become the norm.
Now, I know I get this awesome thing for free so I certainly shouldn't complain, but what has changed? I get that the Foglio's are way busy. Will it return to it's normal regularity at some point, or were they just feeling overwhelmed by the rush to publish at the start of each day and have changed their policy?
Just curious. I don't handle change well... unless it's all quarters.
- --- In email@example.com, "s.kallen" <s.kallen@...> wrote:
> I used to wait just until after midnight for the publishing of theI have noticed the same. I expect it's the glut of conferences (good things!) and the plague of medical issues for several of the staff (not so good things!). And honestly, the overall "fun" quality of each day's strip is so high it's worth the wait. That said, my refresh finger gets a little sore sometimes.
> next GG popping up for me to read and if it didn't publish then,
> it would certainly be when I woke up in the morning. There were
> occasions when it was delayed but that was the exception and
> certainly not the norm.
> Just curious. I don't handle change well... unless it's all
- You probably will get hammered for your statements, but I feel much the
same way. As far as the question of whether the Foglios have changed their
policy on when they publish their comic,
the trouble is they've never had such a policy, not an official one anyway.
They do pride themselves on having a perfect on-time record of publishing
their comic every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, but they've never said
exactly what that means. They have established, when they took their trip
to England and the comic went up really, really late once (and really late
a few other times), that they considered it still to be on time as long as
it was published before midnight Pacific Time (that is the time zone they
live in) on the appropriate day of the week. If they ever miss that
deadline, I don't know if they will come up with some new definition of "on
time" or admit they no longer have a perfect record.
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- On Aug 21, 2013, at 2:14 PM, William Ansley <williamansley@...> wrote:
> If they ever miss thatAny decent spark can redefine time.
> deadline, I don't know if they will come up with some new definition of "on
> time" or admit they no longer have a perfect record.
- I'm up until midnight every night, so I get Freefall and
Spacetrawler at midnight, XKCD and Explain XKCD just before
naptime, and Girl Genius early Thursday morning. It spreads
Not that I don't take peeks at the two Live Journals hoping
for an early post.
Schlock Mercenary is nearly always up by half-past eleven
the day before.
west of Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S.A.
where good ash firewood is a drug on the market.
- I noticed as well. Quite frankly, that has been a bit of a blessing for me since I reside on the East Coast and am not tempted to try to stay up for the update. I do have to go to work in the morning after all.
- On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 3:43 PM, uncleop22 <del@...> wrote:
> That said, my refresh finger gets a little sore sometimes.There *is* an RSS feed; you could subscribe to it, then just wait for
it to update.
- On Aug 21, 2013, at 7:52 PM, David Goldfarb <goldfarbdj@...> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 3:43 PM, uncleop22 <del@...> wrote:I do subscribe to the RSS feed, also twitter and Facebook.
>> That said, my refresh finger gets a little sore sometimes.
> There *is* an RSS feed; you could subscribe to it, then just wait for
> it to update.
Doesn't mean I can stop refreshing ;)