1190: "Time"

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1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np932

Postby mscha » Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:10 pm UTC

UNGRAM...
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The state of the fade: #191919

Replay Time live here!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:46 pm UTC

ggh wrote:"Let me topologize in advance."
One klein-bottle donut coming up!
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It's of course four-dimensional, so you have to twist just right to see it.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ggh » Fri Apr 28, 2017 2:51 am UTC

I clicked that spoiler eight times if I clicked it once. And then I clicked it harder.
But maybe the justice system is working, since I'd hardly deserve a doughnut for quoting the video you posted. :P


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1190: "Time": IF EVERY OTTER SOMEHOW SIMPLY DELURKED COMPLETELY BACK FROM THE OUTSIDE, HOW LONG WOULD IT BE BEFORE THE L

Postby mrob27 » Fri Apr 28, 2017 3:19 am UTC

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ucim wrote:
ggh wrote:It's of course four-dimensional, so you have to twist just right to see it.
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Unfortunately, your illustration is wrong. It shows how to twist just left.

ggh wrote:I'm surprised actually - I thought they'd be rowe and roew somehow....
rowe.iff and roew.iff are the same picture (with different colors) of the same bike which is... blue, actually.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ZoomanSP » Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:31 am UTC

New OtherComic.
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ISS Solar Transit 2: Electromagnetic Bagaloo
Wait on.

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Re: 1190: "Not Time 2"

Postby BlitzGirl » Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:45 am UTC

Oh, sure, we get an ISS Solar Transit 2. Image
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Rakhal » Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:01 am UTC

As the pope commUNGds

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Some of those OTTColoureds are very impressive!. Sadly I have no artistic ability

Not much rain here at present. And quite cold for the time of yip

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:46 am UTC

I wasn't able to blitz last weepend so I promised myself I'd do at least a riverish bit this Time.
Just five more newpages on this update, leaving me still with 2500 newpages to go!

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Newpage 85/2585

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In this section, protoOTTers are understandably perturbed that approximately twenty newpages were added to the needle-pulled thing during their comas. With so many people molpying up at once, a long discussion immediately follows concerning post-coma breakfast foods (breakcoma foods?). Now I have a ridiculous craving for French toast, thanks for nothing oldTT.

A couple of treeish predictions pop up here. Envelope Generator manages to predict the squirpy 1,451 newpix before it actually appears. And MattTheTubaGuy figures out that OTTers will use the night sky to determine latitude 2,243 newpix before that happens too (perhaps a self-fulfilling prophecy, since he does some of that determining himself).

The idea of starsandcoffeecancerbabies actually being snow goes back and forth for a bit. It makes me want to try and build a snowcastle -- if only I can remember to try that next winter!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby addams » Fri Apr 28, 2017 5:06 pm UTC

It is Not Raining!!
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The cold persists.
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Some of us see The Gutter.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Fri Apr 28, 2017 5:23 pm UTC

Rosetta-on-a-ship-on-the-water-in-a-bottle-in-a-castle:

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Technically, the prompt for this one was "A princess locked in castle-ship."

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Edit to add an importUNGt frame, 1 nopix later:

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12 nopix later edit:
Epsilon, it feels like Fadingdip on the OTC replay leaked into the OTT. All of the otting faded away...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ZoomanSP » Sat Apr 29, 2017 6:41 am UTC

EVENTUALLYRETURNUNG...
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Wait on.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby azule » Sat Apr 29, 2017 6:56 am UTC

ggh wrote:
ucim wrote:
ggh wrote:Was it this? (You have to go to NP1440 to get to your own.)
Yes, that was exactly it. How'd you find it?
Although I thought that someone else was doing it - jjjdavidson or jovialbard or k.bookbinder - I vaguely recalled azule being involved, so I searched his posts for "impression." It was just dumb luck that it turned out to be azule's decree.

Good memory. That was 3 ¹/² yips ago. I guess _I_ made an impression. ;)

Spoiler:
Yes, I ego searched to discover this exchange... I'll see myself out.

Oh, and I hope y'all are having fun without me.


BlitzGirl wrote:Rosetta-on-a-ship-on-the-water-in-a-bottle-in-a-castle:

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Technically, the prompt for this one was "A princess locked in castle-ship."

Just a quick scroll up to see this. Neat drawing and idea. I'll just think of Rosetta as a princess from now on. :)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ggh » Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:25 am UTC

Is that the only thing you noticed when you ego searched? Hmm. Maybe I didn't mention your name when I was talking about the other thing.


mrob27 wrote:I only just noticed the possessive form mrob's27, or maybe I re-noticed it. Anyway, it's great, thanks!
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That sure is a lot of mrobots! mrobots27?


balthasar_s wrote:
ucim wrote:
ggh wrote:It's of course four-dimensional, so you have to twist just right to see it.
Spoiler:
Image
Jose
Unfortunately, your illustration is wrong. It shows how to twist just left.
Yesterday, I saw a card in a shop, and I thought, this may be appropriate at some point, I'll just have to
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wait for it.
You didn't make me
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wait for it
long.
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So, which bike is identical? The blue one or the green one?


BlitzGirl wrote:The idea of starsandcoffeecancerbabies actually being snow goes back and forth for a bit. It makes me want to try and build a snowcastle -- if only I can remember to try that next winter!
Yes!


addams wrote:It is Not Raining!!
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The cold persists.
We got a little of your rain today. Keep it coming!


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Sat Apr 29, 2017 3:45 pm UTC

The returnUNG of #000000 to the OTC!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ggh » Sat Apr 29, 2017 3:55 pm UTC

Baobabs - that was quick! I thought the fading took f o r e v e r . at the Time.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby svenman » Sat Apr 29, 2017 3:56 pm UTC

Ninja'd...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Sat Apr 29, 2017 4:03 pm UTC

Thanks, svenman!

ggh wrote:Baobabs - that was quick! I thought the fading took f o r e v e r . at the Time.

True! OTT temporal shenanigans might have something to do with it... Nowadips it takes less than two newpages from bye to two-tone. Back then it took forty newpages.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ggh » Sat Apr 29, 2017 5:04 pm UTC

Treeish!
Something is playing!

Go!
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You get on your bike and start moving towards your destination
You also start whistling.

So there is traveling in Two Worlds. :)
I knew I stayed up 'til 5am for a reason!


ETA:
I meant to also include the other traveling:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SBN » Sat Apr 29, 2017 5:30 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:Epsilon, it feels like Fadingdip on the OTC replay leaked into the OTT. All of the otting faded away...

Sorry, the Outside got me. Todip the 2 largest wolpies learned that snakes are bad. At least I hope the lesson sticks. Not real sure what lesson the snakes got, having a succession of wolpies investigate them, and then run away.

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1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np975

Postby mscha » Sat Apr 29, 2017 6:10 pm UTC

BANXRUNGS...
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Wait for it.
Replay Time live here!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Sun Apr 30, 2017 4:39 am UTC

Had a busy Outside adventure todip molpying to lots of bookcastles! Hope everyone else is having dunejumpish wipends too.
Glad to hear no molpies of the Image or Image varieties were harmed, SBN.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Rakhal » Sun Apr 30, 2017 9:40 am UTC

DilGUNGerrangs!
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Closer inspection reveals them to be IKEA high quality extra thick dilgunnerangs made from plasticised bacon. Available in packs of 6

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Re: 1190: "Planning for a Future Time"

Postby Eternal Density » Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:23 am UTC

My wipend's been pretty alright.
Todip I took youngest brother to a local market, where he had a stall and sold several of his handmade pens.
This evening my paternal person has decided it's a molpish idea for the family to all research potential future housing options and their prices so we know what we might want to save up for.
I'm looking for a molpish residence for a starving author, which is what I might decide to become in the future.
Maybe something near a national park so I don't need a big backyard :P
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby taixzo » Sun Apr 30, 2017 1:49 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:The returnUNG of #000000 to the OTC!
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I remember how excited we were when this newpix arrived.

Hi azule! Image It's molpish to see you!


Technically the border of the image was always #000000... :P
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1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np995

Postby mscha » Sun Apr 30, 2017 2:10 pm UTC

MISSUNGLY...
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(Colorization by Valarya.)

Replay Time live here!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Rule110 » Sun Apr 30, 2017 2:36 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:The returnUNG of #000000 to the OTC!

I remember how excited we were when this newpix arrived.



Indeed. It was during the slow fade that I decided to delurk, to put a "thanks for all the entertaining posts" on the record just in case Time was ending.

It turned out a long and important Era was indeed ending, but the story was just beginning. And it was, I recall, the beginning (or continuation) of major expansions in the culture of the OTT as well. The language was still mostly comprehensible to an outsider without a glossary. OTTifications and manips had been done, but relatively few and far between. Characteristic traditions like hats and cakes and religious titles had proliferated, but the OTT was still mostly a discussion thread about the comic, though on an already huge scale. It was on the way to becoming an extended performance artwork of its own, but that was not apparent yet. Or at least, not yet obvious.

I'd like to say I sensed that, and wanted to be part of it, and that was the "real" reason I delurked. But I can't say for sure.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby addams » Sun Apr 30, 2017 2:51 pm UTC

ggh wrote:
addams wrote:It is Not Raining!!
Spoiler:
The cold persists.
We got a little of your rain today. Keep it coming!

It is Raining and Cold.
One day of No Rain.

One day is not enough.
I'll just,
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Wait For It.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Sun Apr 30, 2017 5:19 pm UTC

Eternal Density wrote:I'm looking for a molpish residence for a starving author, which is what I might decide to become in the future.

Awesomeful! I'm trying to become one of those too, preferably without the starving aspect if possible. That's why I have a SAFFS (somewhat paradoxical perhaps) while I continue to work on my writing.

Rakhal wrote:Closer inspection reveals them to be IKEA high quality extra thick dilgunnerangs made from plasticised bacon. Available in packs of 6

This little pigmolp went to Cueball; this little pigmolp stayed home; this little pigmolp had a grand adventure with Megan to figure out what was happening to the level of the sea; this little pigmolp had none...

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BlitzGirl wrote:The returnUNG of #000000 to the OTC! <snip>
I remember how excited we were when this newpix arrived.

Technically the border of the image was always #000000... :P

This is true! What is the frame to the OTC? The container, the encasement, the holder for the story? Or a more integral part of its OTCishness, the divider that separates the inside from the Outside? If the black border were to disappear, would it still be the comic we know and love? And what about those ε pale bits at the corners which the border does not contain? What are they?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Gingercat » Mon May 01, 2017 12:08 am UTC

macraw83 wrote:"Delightfully" is... certainly one word for it (so says the player whose character's skin is turning a putrid shade of green...)


Well, not anymore after Gostak uh... Experimented on him (the worst possible outcome is a Fireball-like explosion centered on the potions! The guy must either be crazy or desperate...) but the roll for HP restoration off those potions was pretty damn nice.

You may have noticed they're *slightly* better than your "average" healing potions too. These ones restore 2d4+4, whereas a standard one heals 2d4+2.

That, and you guys are barely able to dent the Skeletaur that left the Roman bleeding and unconscious at the far end of a 10-foot skid in the dirt...

Plus there's the distinct possibility of more stuff turning up if their master isn't dealt with in short order.

(Pssst! Why hasn't anyone simply asked Gostak to throw them a few of his potion stock for their own use as needed??)

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1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np1005

Postby mscha » Mon May 01, 2017 12:10 am UTC

BLOCKUNGS...
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Spoiler:
Wait for it.
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Replay Time live here!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby azule » Mon May 01, 2017 2:07 am UTC

Hi, BlitzGirl.

ggh, I don't know. I just did a quick perusal... skimblitz, emphasis on the skim.

P.S. I thought we could tag people. How?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ggh » Mon May 01, 2017 2:14 am UTC

Tag! You're it!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby taixzo » Mon May 01, 2017 4:06 am UTC

azule wrote:


...Does this tag you? I'm still figuring out how the new notifications system works.
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Re: 1190: "Tag Time"

Postby Eternal Density » Mon May 01, 2017 5:20 am UTC

@taixxo who knows?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Mon May 01, 2017 5:36 am UTC

Act 3, scene 28
At rise: Stage right is lit - it is the cooking area in First Cleric's dorm room. There is a door exiting towards (darkened) stage left. There is a cauldron Center Stage; a fire is burning under it and steamy vapor is wafting from it. First Cleric circles the cauldron as he adds ingredients to whatever he is brewing.

First Cleric wrote:Double, double, toil and trouble;
Fire burn and cauldron bubble.
Will he now this hunger slake
As the cauldron boils to make.

Eye of newt and toe of frog,
never heard in dialog
for in this place be no such thing
as all is made for worshiping,
making cruel the quest for taste.

In the cauldron's molpy paste
entrails of the raptor throw.
Round about the cauldron go
'til ONGs in number thirty-one,
Then the first part must be done.

Double, double, toil and trouble;
Fire burn and ash to rubble.
Once again, in verse abundant;
Words are molpish when redundant.
Spoiler:
The Pope enters, unseen by First Cleric.
continuing, First Cleric wrote:Silver'd in the moon's eclipse,
(though "moon" has never passed my lips
the orb appearing in the sky
this brew can only clarify)

Not too soon but not too late
lest the charm not dominate:
Spool of pasta, tightly wound
in the deepest dungeon found

Now to Time we must submit
let it boil, and wait for it.

When the phases are complete
add ingredients discreet
off the spool and in the pot
thus the cauldron's not for naught.
surprising First Cleric, The Pope wrote:Round about the cauldron go
dancing in adagio
Fire turning into smoke
First Cleric wrote:finishes the masterstroke.

What brings you here, your Popeness?
Entering further, The Pope wrote:Shoe tells me you have a most wowterful culinary concoction.
First Cleric wrote:Shoe travels fast.
The Pope wrote:Indeed. It is, I admit, hard to get used to.
First Cleric wrote:It is not quite done yet; it's missing its key ingredient. But even so, it is an intoxicating aroma, is it not?

The Pope approaches the cauldron and takes a deep whiff. It is not all that appealing.
The Pope wrote:Indeed, quite... unusual. I'd love to stay for lunch but I do have... some Pope business to attend to.

The Pope turns to leave, stops himself, and turns back.
The Pope wrote:But that does remind me - I do have some Pope Business right here.

The Pope reaches into his cloak and pulls out a loop of string of sorts... it is metallic and behaves oddly.
The Pope wrote:Do you recognize this?

First Cleric approaches and takes it. The string bends along one direction only, not the other, and is made of metallic pieces.
First Cleric wrote:It looks like... yes, I think it is... that's what drives Balthasar's contraption! But he's on Quest - how did you get it?
The Pope wrote:It's not from there. It's from the Crystal Organ. But it is oddly similar, isn't it? Loops, strings, belts, they all seem to be important to the things that mystify us so much. They are like scrolls with no writing on them, but that say something.
First Cleric wrote:But... that's a contradiction!
The Pope wrote:Indeed it is. This one is for you. If you would allow me?

The Pope makes a gesture as to put the loop around First Cleric's neck, and First Cleric nods. The Pope places the loop over First Cleric's head and brings it down his cloak a bit below his waist, like a belt, then thinks the better of it and brings it back up to his neck, draping it in front of him.
The Pope wrote:I think it's better if you wear it this way.
First Cleric wrote:Yes, it's certainly more comfortable. That was a little... tight.
The Pope wrote:You could stand to lose some weight then.
First Cleric wrote:Maybe. After lunch.
wrinkling his nose a bit, The Pope wrote:Yes... most certainly after lunch. But now, I have an audience with... well, some Pope business.
First Cleric wrote:You sure you can't stay for lunch? It will be ready in less than an Ong.
The Pope wrote:I'm sure.

The Pope exits through the door into the darkness. Lights go down on the dorm room and up on Stage left - it is the Pope's dorm room. The Pope is seated at his table doing his prayer tiles. There is a knock at the door, also stage left.
The Pope wrote:Come in; it's open.

Second Scribe, ggh, and GnomeAnne enter, all talking at once. The Pope holds up his hand to silence them.
The Pope wrote:One at a time; I have a feeling you're all saying the same thing.
ggh wrote:No, we're being redundant.
The Pope wrote:Fair enough. How is your research coming?

Overlapping each other, they respond.
Second Scribe wrote:Well, that's why we're here.
ggh wrote:We think we might have discovered something about the River Organ.
Second Scribe wrote:It has whirly things just like the Crystal Organ
ggh wrote:Not quite like it though - smaller and thinner. And different. But the same.
Second Scribe wrote:And we couldn't figure out how to get them out to study them.
GnomeAnne wrote:And then First Cleric came and figured it out in an instant.
The Pope wrote:Wait a minute.

The Pope just noticed that the third person was... well, not female.
The Pope wrote:Who is this? I thought you had the strict rule that no man was to come into the secret base in the Cathedral.
Second Scribe wrote:That's GnomeAnne.
The Pope wrote:But he is dressed as one. You dressed him up as one, didn't you?
Second Scribe wrote:Yes.
ggh wrote:Yes.
GnomeAnne wrote:Yes.
ggh wrote:No.
Second Scribe wrote:No.
GnomeAnne wrote:Actually, I dressed myself like this. But I'm GnomeAnne.
The Pope wrote:I see. Is that a false nose?

The Pope reaches out to pull GnomeAnne's nose.
GnomeAnne wrote:That's not a false nose, it's a real one.

The Pope looks around at them and waits.
The Pope wrote:Well?
Second Scribe wrote:There are ways of telling if he's GnomeAnne or not. But we don't have time to build a bridge out of him, so let's skip on a bit, brother.
GnomeAnne wrote:First, there's a secret base on the moon.
ggh wrote:And second, First Cleric has the whirly things. I think he's going to eat them.
The Pope wrote:What?
First: Second Cleric has the whirly things?
And second: What's a "moon"?
ggh wrote:It's a big round rock in the sky, but that's not important right now. What's important is that Second Cleric has the whirly things. That means that we don't.
The Pope wrote:Somehow, I think a big round rock in the sky might be a little bit of a concern.
GnomeAnne wrote:Not if it stays there.
The Pope wrote:But third... how did Second Cleric get -
Second Scribe wrote:First Cleric
The Pope wrote:How did Second Cleric get First Cleric?
ggh wrote:First, never mind the big rock in the sky.
Second, it's First Cleric.
Third, nothing. There is no third thing.
The Pope wrote:There are three things. You said them: First, Second, and Third.
Second Scribe wrote:There are two things. Actually, there's only one thing that's important right now. And we don't have it. So there are no things.
The Pope wrote:So... you came to tell me no things?
GnomeAnne wrote:I think what she's trying to say is that we came to tell you one thing, and that's that there's no things.
The Pope wrote:But that's one thing.
Second Scribe wrote:And it was the second thing.
The Pope wrote:Out of three. And I still don't know who this no-man man is.
ggh wrote:Well, neither do we actually. But he's GnomeAnne.
The Pope wrote:There's one thing that I got, and that's that Second Cleric got the thing that isn't there.
ggh wrote:First Cleric
The Pope wrote:First Cleric isn't there? That's the way it's supposed to be. No man allowed in.
Second Scribe wrote:And GnomeAnne was allowed in.
The Pope wrote:Ok, let me think. First, who is Second Cleric?

The Pope thinks.
Second Scribe wrote:According to the Holy Books, First Cleric (who was not the first cleric) became First Cleric in chapter 3. However, the second cleric (who was not the second cleric) first appeared in the second scene, whereupon he was revealed to be none other than you, your Pontiffness.
ggh wrote:But... it was First Cleric who snatched the whirly-thing slab, to eat it for lunch!

The Pope reaches into his cloak and pulls out a riverish slab.
The Pope wrote:This?

They all stare, agape, at the whirly-geegaw.
ggh wrote:That! Exactly!
Second Scribe wrote:How did you...
The Pope wrote:I'm the Pope.

Lights go down on the Pope's room, and back up on First Cleric's room, where First Cleric circles the cauldron, about to add the final ingredient.
First Cleric wrote:When the waiting's finally done,
and the ending has begun,
now the spool will get unspun!

He reaches into his cloak for the slab that he took from the secret base in the Cathedral. It is not there. A look of horror crosses his face.
First Cleric wrote:New commandment! Time to run!

Blackout.
Jose
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Gingercat » Mon May 01, 2017 6:11 am UTC

Neat!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby GnomeAnne » Mon May 01, 2017 6:16 am UTC

Back to WalkUngImage


I keep putting off posting until I can reply to all the Treeish things people have posted, but that probably won't happen, so here's a partial ketchup.

Addams' weather is spreading to here, we've had rain for the last four days.

ggh wrote:Treeish!
Something is playing!

Spoiler:
Go!
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You get on your bike and start moving towards your destination
You also start whistling.

So there is traveling in Two Worlds. :)
I knew I stayed up 'til 5am for a reason!

Does the mirror still have records of when ggh found the audio attachment channel?

And I still need to blitz the AotC

taixzo wrote:
azule wrote:


...Does this tag you? I'm still figuring out how the new notifications system works.

It depends on your notification settings.
Wait For It.

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Re: 1190: "Tirne"

Postby Eternal Density » Mon May 01, 2017 7:42 am UTC

Treeish, GnomeAnne appears in AotC!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby GnomeAnne » Mon May 01, 2017 7:56 am UTC

!!! :shock: !!!
I didn't read inside the spoiler.
Now I really do have to blitz the acts.
But not right now.
I guess I'll have to
Spoiler:
Coma
I really should have done that several np ago


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