1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Charity Time"

Postby Eternal Density » Thu May 31, 2018 6:59 am UTC

It's about to hit winter Down Under so it's much cooler than Europe :P
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It's also far too dry. We had a little rain in recent dips but not nearly enough this yip :( It's sorta anti-zanclean.

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I'm interested in what people thing about books. Do you like books of fiction? What kinds of fiction? How much would you pay for one? How much for just one chapter?
What if it was a book by me?

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1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np1734

Postby mscha » Thu May 31, 2018 9:10 am UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Sciscitor » Thu May 31, 2018 3:29 pm UTC

ucim wrote:Yanno, you don't have to cover yourself in ketchup in order to enter the OTT. There are many ways to time; naked hotdogs are more than welcome here. :)

That somehow doesn't sound right...

For decree:
I like science fiction books (Jules Verne, Larry Niven, H.G. Wells, Isaac Asimov, Douglas Adams, Peter F. Hamilton, Alastair Reynolds, Robert A. Heinlein, Arthur C. Clarke, John Scalzi and the likes in no particular order). The only fantasy like books I really enjoyed were Terry Pratchett's and the early Harry Potter novels. Only recently I have discovered A. Lee Martinez and Dennis E. Taylor and they are hilarious. For OTTers who like their science fiction with a degree of physical accuracy and a pretty good dash of humour (though not the chaotic/anarchic Adams style), I can highly recommend the three Bobiverse books.

A quick survey shows that my book spendings have significantly declined as the last few fiction books I bought for kindle were on average 6 € (about 7 USD). Books used to be expensive! (Mind you, non-fiction books are still pretty costly.)

The one book I bought chapterwise was "The Human Division" by John Scalzi for about 1 € per chapter for my Kindle. I paid 3 € for a book that was otherwise free, "Makers" by Cory Doctorow. I also am on Amazon Prime so I get some books included, which is nice.

I guess as long as the the price is somewhere between 4 to 10 € it wouldn't have a significant influence on my decision to buy a book if it really appeals to me.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Link » Thu May 31, 2018 6:32 pm UTC

ucim wrote:
Link wrote:I'm busybusybusy all the Time, and then I get scared by the amount of ketchup I need and just cower in the basement. I pretty much live there now. :(
Yanno, you don't have to cover yourself in ketchup in order to enter the OTT. There are many ways to time; naked hotdogs are more than welcome here. :)

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby TheMinim » Thu May 31, 2018 10:13 pm UTC

Fiction books... I tend to like humorous fiction, me. And children's literature as well. (When I get books in general I tend to go for sciency nonfiction usually, typically of a humourous bent. I like humour).
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Thu May 31, 2018 10:53 pm UTC

OMR, it's TheMinim! How's Corinne? Welcome back from the basement! I guess it's pretty cozy down there, but it's molpish to see you up here too!

Books? I use the public library - it's the second best place in the world. Lately I just peruse the nonfiction aisles and pick out stuff that tickles my fancy.

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Re: 1190: "Charity Time"

Postby SBN » Thu May 31, 2018 11:38 pm UTC

Eternal Density wrote:
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I'm interested in what people thing about books. Do you like books of fiction? What kinds of fiction? How much would you pay for one? How much for just one chapter?
What if it was a book by me?


I generally won't read a book until I have it all. (Sometime until the whole series is published.)
But, it's rarely cost that deters me. I like science fiction, and fantasy, and mysteries, and future dystopian, probably some others that aren't coming to mind.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby addams » Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:34 am UTC

Decree!
I'm interested in what people thing about books. Do you like books of fiction? What kinds of fiction? How much would you pay for one? How much for just one chapter?
What if it was a book by me?
oh, Good Decree!
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(scrunchie face) I don't buy books of paper, anymore.

There was a Time when I, sort of, collected Pop-Up books and Maps.
Then I would have paid quite a bit for a Good Book. Things change.

I had a hard copy, first edition Man Watching by Desmond Morris.
That book was selling for nearly a thousand dollars recently.

I did Not pay that much for it. It was my favorite book.
It is a picture book, it is Grown Up, non-fiction and fun.

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If you run into his work, I recommend trying it.

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Re: 1190: "Time": YES VIRGINIA, THERE _IS_ A RONG.

Postby lmjb1964 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:19 am UTC

Hi, The Minim! Hi, Sciscitor!

I love books. Actual paper books. I used to read all the time. Now I hardly ever read because I don't ever have the time, but I plan to start reading again.

I would definitely pay for a paper book by you, ED. I suppose I'd pay for an online book too, but I would be much happier with one of those old-fashioned paper ones.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby TheMinim » Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:36 am UTC

ucim wrote:OMR, it's TheMinim! How's Corinne? Welcome back from the basement! I guess it's pretty cozy down there, but it's molpish to see you up here too!


Hello, Corinne is good. :D I've been lurking these parts for a fair bit now so sort of half-basemented?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby svenman » Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:00 pm UTC

Hi TheMinim!

There's a new othercomic. No Clarke/Kubrick/Space Odyssey reference, sadly.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby addams » Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:04 pm UTC

umm...I know OTTEers like water.
Are any of our OTTers getting a little too much water?

The jet stream is still a little Loopy.
This Thread should know about Loopy.
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Postby lmjb1964 » Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:16 pm UTC

If any OTTers are getting too much water, send it our way. We could use it.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby TheMinim » Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:52 pm UTC

We often get a fair amount 'round these parts, but it's being nice for a change. My year count is approaching a change soon though so that won't last - I'll send it your way then!
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1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np1798

Postby mscha » Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:10 am UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:31 am UTC

TheMinim wrote:My year count is approaching a change soon though so that won't last - I'll send it your way then!
Huh? I never knew Microzanclea were caused by birthdix. This new learning amazese me! Tell me again how we know the earth to be banana shaped. :)

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Ba: 1190: "Nana"

Postby balthasar_s » Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:27 am UTC

ucim wrote:Tell me again how we know the earth to be banana shaped. :)
So, the earth is supposed to be shaped like a banana. But it didn't say which banana the earth is shaped like. So we just have to look carefully and find an eath-shaped banana. And if we find such a banana then by knowing that shapedness is mutual we will know the earth to be shaed like that banana. Simple.
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Re: Ba: 1190: "Nana"

Postby Sciscitor » Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:48 am UTC

balthasar_s wrote:So, the earth is supposed to be shaped like a banana. But it didn't say which banana the earth is shaped like. So we just have to look carefully and find an eath-shaped banana. And if we find such a banana then by knowing that shapedness is mutual we will know the earth to be shaed like that banana. Simple.

I googled for round banana, spherical banana and geoid banana. Turns out "Spherical Banana" is the name of a band. Who knew?
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Re: 1190: "Time to say Hi everymolpy again"

Postby Eternal Density » Sun Jun 03, 2018 12:02 pm UTC

Todip on a high shelf adjacent to the kitchen I found two plant-derived objects which looked like long black seed pods or somesuch. I couldn't positively identify them.
I showed my mother and she informed me that they were in fact bananas which had been forgotten and abandoned for some wips.
Oops.
I hope that never happens to the Earth.

Thanks for the decree replies so far :D
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Redundantly, the closest city to where I live (but which I do not actually live in) also has its own separate Batman Street.
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Re: 1190: "Hi to say Time everymolpy again"

Postby balthasar_s » Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:06 pm UTC

Eternal Density wrote:they were in fact bananas which had been forgotten and abandoned for some wips.
Oops.
I hope that never happens to the Earth.
Yeah, it would be sad if we all forgot about the Earth and abandoned it for some wips.
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1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np1812

Postby mscha » Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:10 pm UTC

STEALUNGLY...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ZoomanSP » Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:00 am UTC

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Ba: 1190: "Time"

Postby balthasar_s » Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:08 am UTC

Sciscitor wrote:I googled for round banana, spherical banana and geoid banana.
Also did some googling.
Found this:
http://qa.answers.com/Q/Why_is_the_earth_shaped_like_a_banana
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Yu_p » Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:54 am UTC

I am shocked. This thread is at nearly 106k replies, and over 36M views.

Is it even physically possible for anyone to have read all those posts?

And how many people before me wondered about this?

And how is the Forum not yet down under the load?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby karhell » Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:58 pm UTC

Yu_p wrote:Is it even physically possible for anyone to have read all those posts?
Yes.

Yu_p wrote:And how many people before me wondered about this?
Many, including actual blitzers looking back and realising that the thread has grown alarmingly since they reached the present ^^

Yu_p wrote:And how is the Forum not yet down under the load?
A robust database, and relatively low traffic, I'd wager.


Also, welcome to the OTT, Yu_p. Feel free to pull up a chair and hang out for a while. We don't bite (that I remember, anyway ^^)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ZoomanSP » Mon Jun 04, 2018 4:12 pm UTC

Welcome, Yu_p!

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1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np1844

Postby mscha » Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:10 pm UTC

BARUNGS...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby svenman » Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:16 pm UTC

Latest BSTA:
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The story is being brought forward as the drawings are being completed one after another.

Oh, no!
It all makes sense now!
This is the other side of the story.
Where instead of reading the story you are making it.
That's...
probably not good at all.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Gingercat » Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:01 am UTC

Yu_p wrote:Is it even physically possible for anyone to have read all those posts?


Yes. I am one of the ones who have Read It All.

Every word, every theory, every equation, every image manip, every substory, every Redundakitty.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:15 am UTC

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[Close-up, exterior, midday.] Top view looking down on water rushing by, bottom left to top right. The camera tilts up bringing into view the bow of a boat proudly cutting through the water. The camera continues tilting so that we are looking up at (and keeping pace with) a sloop - a simple and efficient single masted sailboat with both sails catching the breeze. The helm is aft, forward of that is a hatch that leads below. Music swells as the camera trucks right and pans left to follow the sailboat as it passes at an angle, top right to bottom left in the frame. As the boat passes, the camera pans to follow and pedestals up, capturing an aerial view of the boat cutting through the water and leaving its wake.
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Close-up of the boat's compass, a beautiful piece of precision engineering holding it steady while the boat rocks in the waves and wind. As the boat is turning, we can see the course indicated on the compass change.

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Close up on the sheets (the ropes which control the sails) wrapped around cleats on the side of the boat. We see a hand undo one of them, and gently let it out.

Medium shot on the sails being let out, and now catching the wind fully.

Close up - a hand ties the sheets to the cleat.

Distant shot, circular-masked as if through a telescope. We see the horizon in telephoto as the camera pans left and right, hunting for something. It finds it - a group of figures along a shoreline on the horizon. The camera focuses and we can make out several figures digging in the sand for what appear to be gravestones. The mask wipes downward, revealing a (normal lens) view from the helm, looking out over the horizon, with the bow in the foreground. The shoreline can be barely seen.
a voice, presumably the sailor wrote:M*stard! How'm I gonna sneak in now?
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Distant shot, from shore, slowly panning the horizon. Beach can be seen in the foreground, along with some of the clerecy digging up the glowing slabs, and the background sound is of beach rather than sailing. A distant sailboat comes into view and the camera zooms in on it.
Third Scribe wrote:Look - out there!
Ninth Cleric wrote:Out where?

Medium shot on the two of them, with Third Scribe pointing.
Third Scribe wrote:Out on the sea. That white dot.
Ninth Cleric squints but doesn't see anything.
Ninth Cleric wrote:I don't see anything. Besides, what would be out on the sea like that?
Third Scribe wrote:You never could see straight. The Pope's been out to sea, so has First Cleric and a whole bunch of others. The raft people... the BlitzRockets...
Ninth Cleric wrote:Not me. You wouldn't get me out there. It's the sea! And besides, we have to get these dug up - they appeared at the Dawn of Time - that's got to be more important than whatever's out there.
Third Scribe wrote:Don't you think The Pope would want --
Ninth Cleric wrote:Nope. Let's get these down to the Cathedral. That's what The Pope wants to see.
Third Scribe reluctantly turns away and they pick up the slab they were digging up and carry it out of frame.

Wide shot of the sailboat. The camera follows and comes in closer; soon we can make out that it is Sustainabilizer at the helm, wearing a question-mark top hat and a tee shirt with a graph on it resembling the one in the chart room. The boat lurches, throwing Sustainabilizer off balance.
Sustainabilizer wrote:Ch*rp!
The boat lurches again and comes to a stop. It has run aground. Sustainabilizer gets up, looks around, and goes forward into the chart room.

Close-up of the original chart, with the course line on it. Fingers follow the course line, touching nearby (depth) numbers. They are all greater than 15.
Sustainabilizer wrote:I'm going to have a word with that Catographer!


Medium shot: Sustainabilizer exits the chart room and comes back up to the helm. The boat is listing with the wind, and Sustainabilizer furls the sail to reduce wind load. Various shots of the process, including readjusting the sail for its new settings. Sustainabilizer then goes below.

Close up on a lever labeled "Keel", with markings for different depths and angles. Xe twists and adjusts the keel, raising it up. We hear noises of the boat coming free of the bottom.
Wide shot of the boat, recovering and beginning to slowly make way again. It is darker now; sun is beginning to set. Sustainabilizer emerges from below, stands at the helm, and spins the tiller wheel to get back on course.
Medium shot on Sustainabilizer, looking quizzical. The boat is sailing again, and things are under control.
Close-up: a hand reaches down and pulls out an old leather-bound book. The camera follows as the book is opened. It is a ship's log. We see a hand write with a quill pen: "Captain's Log - 17 Departure 5 A.T.: Ran aground in 15 penticue of Holy Water, which should not happen, since this BlitzBoat has 3 penticue of draft. More shore is visible than expected; the sea is up to something. Or down to something. I hope it knows what it's doing. Now proceding with caution. Expecting arrival "...

There is a pause as Sustainabilizer thinks. The writing continues: "soon." The book is closed and slid out of frame.

Wide shot on the boat, now sailing very close to shore.
Various shots of Sustainabilizer, springing into action. Xe steadies the tiller wheel, pulls a lever to lock it into position, releases the sheets letting the sails luff, furls the sails, goes to the bow and tosses the anchor out. Xe then goes back to the helm as the anchor catches, swinging the boat around slowly.

Wide shot on the boat, furled, trimmed and facing whence it came. The boat is anchored about ten cue offshore. Evening is falling. Sustainabilizer goes to the bow to test the anchor, and satisfied that it will hold, goes back to the helm, and then goes below, closing the hatch behind him. The camera gently trucks back, letting the sailboat recede into its setting by the shore, and the scene slowly fades out.
Jose
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ZoomanSP » Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:27 pm UTC

More AotC! More awesomefulness!

New OtherComic.
Wait on.

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1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np1888

Postby mscha » Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:10 pm UTC

DRYPRUNG...
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Spoiler:
Wait for it.
(Colorization by NoMouse.)

Replay Time live here!

OTT Time Travel

AUTOMOME wrote:WHAT HAS TWO HAIKUS AND DOESN'T GIVE A CH*RP? BRAVEBEAN! HOW YA DOIN'?

-- posted by oldpixbot

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby addams » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:12 pm UTC

Waiting for it.
Spoiler:
What an interesting story.
What happens next?

So many Threads of different Stories...
They are all running toward the Sea.
In my World the Seasons keep turning.
Spoiler:
I caught three Yellow Jackets.
Two were large Queens.

Each had come into the shadow of my nest looking for a place for her nest.
This last one was a worker. Some Queen has been successful in nesting.
edit: Another Worker. There is a nest near by. Oh Dear! I may be stung.

Yellow Jackets like California Poppy blossoms are a sure sign of Summer.
Life is, just, an exchange of electrons; It is up to us to give it meaning.

We are all in The Gutter.
Some of us see The Gutter.
Some of us see The Stars.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:16 am UTC

Yu_p wrote:Is it even physically possible for anyone to have read all those posts?
And how many people before me wondered about this?
Yes, and quite a few. Blitzing (as it's called) is a Time-honored tradition, a Holy Quest that quite a few people have actually engaged in. Granted, the earlier ones did this when the thread was much more riverish (small), but even now people still Blitz the thread. Two people blitzed the entire thread in one wip (week), arriving at the present within hours of each other! These people have been granted the title "BlitzGirl the Fast" as well as "BlitzGirl the Next" (titles modeled after BlitzGirl (name), who was the first BlitzGirl (title), and crowned BlitzGirl the First).

Blitzing the thread (especially when one hasn't flipped through the comic itself) is a way to experience Time in its own time, as it takes about as long to read the (early parts of the) thread as it did to post the next frame. Some people schitzoblitz, reading in the past as they read the present. But there are many ways to Time; blitzing is certainly not required. Feel free to just join in. We're pretty friendly. There's a wiki if you get confused (actually, it's there even if you're not), and we're happy to answer questions directly too.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ZoomanSP » Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:59 pm UTC

Wait on.

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Kieryn wrote:They have a culture involving hat wearing. What kind of a collective would come up with such a thing!?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby svenman » Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:09 pm UTC

GuessUNG (having just admired the Wowterfall):
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Wait for it.
Mostly active on the One True Thread.
If you need help understanding what's going on there, the xkcd Time Wiki may be useful.

Addams didn't die! But will Addams have a place to live? You can help!

Randallspeed to all blitzers on the One True Thread!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby addams » Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:18 am UTC

Local News!
Spoiler:
A sail boat was caught at the mouth of the river, today.

Poor Baby.
It was rolling and pitching.

The river is too small for keeled vessels.
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Some of us see The Gutter.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:19 am UTC

addams wrote:A sail boat was caught at the mouth of the river, today.
Too bad it wasn't equipped with a keel lever. But raftcastle technology must have advanced a lot in 11000 yips.

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1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np1968

Postby mscha » Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:10 am UTC

WEEPUNGWATER...
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Spoiler:
Wait for it.
(Colorization by jjjdavidson (animated by azule).)

Replay Time live here!

OTT Time Travel

AUTOMOME wrote:O POPEBOT, POPEBOT! WHEREFORE ART THOU POPEBOT?

-- posted by oldpixbot

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby addams » Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:25 pm UTC

Ahh!
Lightning!
Life is, just, an exchange of electrons; It is up to us to give it meaning.

We are all in The Gutter.
Some of us see The Gutter.
Some of us see The Stars.
by mr. Oscar Wilde.

Those that want to Know; Know.
Those that do not Know; Don't tell them.
They do terrible things to people that Tell Them.


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