1190: "Time"

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TimeAfterTime Revisited – t1i-0601

Postby SilentTimer » Wed Feb 25, 2015 5:00 am UTC

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Wait for it.

Did you notice …
… the dark mood?… the vulturaptors?
Spoiler:
-- posted by SilentBot


ETA:
suffer-cait wrote:Hello! I am an emissary from the rest of the fora. I come towith a message!

Don't panic!


We're not actually that scary.

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Is “Wusses” intended to scare us, producing a contradiction, so you can join the Western Paradox Church?

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  1. Don't panic!
  2. 2400! Cake for suffer-cait! :)
  3. Prove that they aren't actually that scary.
  4. Or rebut it.
  5. Or both.
  6. Don't eat the Questionable Carcass!
  7. Better don't even touch it!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby pelrigg » Wed Feb 25, 2015 5:08 am UTC

The NewOtherComic looks like it's going to take more Time to read at than I have right now since I need to coma.

Good Coma all!

Wait For It!

ETA
And on a SilentBot-pope page at that. (I can't quite hear what the decree is.)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Wed Feb 25, 2015 6:09 am UTC

suffer-cait wrote:i was promised cake.
Don't you know - the cake is a lie.

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:)

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Re: Molpensomething

Postby adnapemit » Wed Feb 25, 2015 6:56 am UTC

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Eternal Density wrote:Also how do you pronounce your name? Is the e silent?

Just reverse time as you say it

That's the correct pronunciation.
Alternatively something like ad-nap-e-mit.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Neil_Boekend » Wed Feb 25, 2015 7:15 am UTC

addams wrote:You have my permission to post photos that have me in them.
Is there anything else I can do to help you post photos?

If you post them, here, in the Time Thread.
They can be discreetly placed behind a spoiler.

This is sufficient. I need your permission.(an everybody else's (who is in the picture anyway)) I am currently checking whether I have permissions from everybody in the picture on top of the the Chocolate museum, so I can post that one.
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Ewwwwwww

Postby Eternal Density » Wed Feb 25, 2015 8:20 am UTC

ucim wrote:
suffer-cait wrote:i was promised cake.
Don't you know - the cake is a lie.



:)

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby karhell » Wed Feb 25, 2015 8:24 am UTC

Despite the seaishness, it actually looks pretty nice
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Cake is Serious Business

Postby Eternal Density » Wed Feb 25, 2015 8:33 am UTC

karhell wrote:Despite the seaishness, it actually looks pretty nice

No. Sandwiches and cakes should not be conceptually intermingled. Especially non-sweet sandwiches.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby adnapemit » Wed Feb 25, 2015 8:37 am UTC

What about an ice cream sandwich cake?
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TimeAfterTime Revisited – t1i-0602

Postby SilentTimer » Wed Feb 25, 2015 9:00 am UTC

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Did you notice …
… the vulturaptors?
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BlitzGirl, HES, and yappobiscuits did.
With a wingspan of 1.3–1.4q these raptors are really seaish.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby lmjb1964 » Wed Feb 25, 2015 9:01 am UTC

Just posting to say that I approve of ice cream sandwich cakes, and also posting of pictures of me on the OTT. Or on Facebug, for that matter. Like someone else said--jimbob, I think--I don't worry so much about my privacy. On the internet. This is probably not a good thing, but there it is.

In fact, if anyone has a picture of me decrying the closure of the Chocolate museum and they wouldn't mind me putting it on my FB wall, let me know. By PM, maybe, since I'm all Outsidey at the moment.

Preview-ninjad. First Time in a while. :D

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Postby lmjb1964 » Wed Feb 25, 2015 11:00 am UTC

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Postby Eternal Density » Wed Feb 25, 2015 11:08 am UTC

adnapemit wrote:What about an ice cream sandwich cake?

Well cake and ice-cream are compatible concepts, so that's molpish.
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Re: Cake is Serious Business

Postby SBN » Wed Feb 25, 2015 12:22 pm UTC

Eternal Density wrote:
karhell wrote:Despite the seaishness, it actually looks pretty nice

No. Sandwiches and cakes should not be conceptually intermingled. Especially non-sweet sandwiches.

What about this?
Spoiler:
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Re: Cake is Serious Business

Postby Eternal Density » Wed Feb 25, 2015 12:32 pm UTC

SBN wrote:
Eternal Density wrote:
karhell wrote:Despite the seaishness, it actually looks pretty nice

No. Sandwiches and cakes should not be conceptually intermingled. Especially non-sweet sandwiches.

What about this?
Spoiler:
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That's fine too. A cake can look like other foods, but egg salad sandwiches should never impersonate cake.
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TimeAfterTime Revisited – t1i-0603

Postby SilentTimer » Wed Feb 25, 2015 1:00 pm UTC

HOW LUNG CAN A CHIRPY CRENELLATE SOMETHING? -- ongomome
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Did you notice …
… the beesnakes?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Valarya » Wed Feb 25, 2015 3:40 pm UTC

pelrigg wrote:The NewOtherComic looks like it's going to take more Time to read at than I have right now since I need to coma.

Good Coma all!

Wait For It!


The new OtherComic is hurting my head. It took me posting in the OtherThread and reading this:
sevenperforce wrote:The vertical axis is how many years separated the setting and the writing.

... for me to wrap my head around it. Would be amazing to see someone filk this. :shock: :mrgreen:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Marsh'n » Wed Feb 25, 2015 3:43 pm UTC

@taixzo - Happy RNM! :D
@suffer-cait - Welcome, and happy 2*taixzo RNM (round number milestone) to you as well! (What do you feel makes us wusses?)
@adnapemit - Yes. But I'm no better at the ASCII version than I would be at the original. Oh, and hi again!
@addams - I love "bicycle no one could hang on to." I'm sure there's a good use for that in a clown circus.
@[those seeking permission] - Consider yourselves permisshed to post my IRC contents, photos, and whatnot. I think I said that already, but molpish.
@GLR - With my apologies, but FTFY:
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t1i – How The Bluecave Was Formed

Postby SilentTimer » Wed Feb 25, 2015 4:35 pm UTC

One year ago, SilentTimer wrote:

*** STARTING THOUGHT TRANSMISSION FROM THE PAST ***

February 2014.

SilentTimer wrote:I need a broken radioactive waste repository.
I need it now.

*draws*

No.

*draws*

No.

This looks … artificial. Too tidy.
How can I make it look realistic?

Must I really build an illegal radioactive waste repository in an abandoned jail, let it break down over some 100 years, then build a sarcophagus around it, and let that break down over several 1000 years?

Okay, let's do that.
Spoiler:
Let this be Asinara.

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According to the photos, the structure of the jail building looks about like this.

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To build the illegal radioactive waste repository, they tear down the building but keep the outer walls. Then they pile their barrels.

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They don't want the barrels to appear on satellite images, so they put a roof on it. And according to those other photos, barrels in a radioactive waste repository aren't piled, but just thrown in.

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Okay. Now after a few decades or centuries, the roof breaks down. An advanced civilisation discovers the illegal repository and puts a sarcophagus around it.

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The sarcophagus is built extremely well, so it lasts for several 1000 years before it breaks down eventually. Meanwhile, everything is covered with soil which keeps the fragments of the sarcophagus in place, more or less.

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One more idea: There are some rivers² on Asinara. If the repository has a basement, a river can flow through it and contaminate a lake.

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Okay.

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Now let's draw that.

*draws*

Readers of t1i will get a direct perception of danger in space and Time, invisible to Cuegan.

Dark blue colour denotes radioactive contamination. For the naked eye, it's indistinguishable from black, at least on my monitor. (It's a pity that the readers probably won't notice these details for a long time. But no, I won't make it easier for them. They are OTTers, they deserve GLRish puzzles. If they need Time to solve them, I must wait for it.) Cuegan won't eat blue molpies or plants, but if they did, they would ingest radioactive substances. Blue areas are featuring radioactive dust (Plutonium oxide) which kills them when they inhale it. Better don't go there.

The title text indicates the proximity of danger in Time. “LOOK OUT” means that Cuegan are currently intending to do (or already doing) something perilous. “…” means that they are close to something which can kill them, but they aren't currently acting in a dangerous way or planning to do so.

*draws*

Okay, every barrel, every stone, and every piece of debris is in place.

There are stalactites and stalagmites forming on concrete – even very raptorishly: 1q of growth takes just a few decades. This sarcophagus however is made of very advanced materials where they grow much slower – a few Cues over some 1000 years.

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Now let the wind blow soil over it. We are facing it from the north. The wind is blowing mostly from the west, so there is a seaish slope of soil on the right and a riverish one on the left.

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Oof.

Now let Cuegan explore it and meet certain death the Beanies Image who save them from certain death.

But first, they must climb down the mountain.
Let's place the first signs of unmolpishness there, to prepare the readers: blue molpies, the double-head, …

After that I must cheer up Cuegan, so let's place the tsee-chirpies over there.

O GLR, I'll need a tree for them.
I need it now.
RUN!

*runs*
*** END OF THOUGHT TRANSMISSION FROM THE PAST ***

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MY CENTIMOLPY BLUENHANCETH OVER

Postby mrob27 » Wed Feb 25, 2015 5:05 pm UTC

yappobiscuits wrote:As I have not yet said so...

Thanks, I'm just trying to be extra diligent. So now here is the little bit RELATED to 'apevine, (but with some parts still redacted):
on IRC, some OTTers wrote:0213.22:43:10.71 @Yappo: Follow the hamplies? Why couldn't it have been follow the flutterbees...
0213.22:43:15.00       *** justED is now known as EDD
0213.22:43:19.28 <no permission yet>
0213.22:43:23.57 @mrob27: How about follow the waterottermolpies?
0213.22:43:27.85 @BlitzGirl: I'd be worried about the beesnakes turning around
0213.22:43:32.14 <no permission yet>
0213.22:43:36.42 @EDD: ha
0213.22:43:40.71 @mrob27: ^^ ha ha, only slightly harder to sing too!
0213.22:43:45.00 @EDD: fare thee well
0213.22:43:49.28 @pelrigg: I just closed a redundant window
0213.22:43:53.57 @Yappo: It's harder when you try to sing the H's
0213.22:44:02.72 @Yappo: alright if you go 'amply 'amply :P
0213.22:44:08.18 @karhell: @mrob, I actually find it easier ^^
0213.22:44:13.63 <no permission yet>
0213.22:44:19.09 @pelrigg: <personal comment>
0213.22:44:24.54 @Yappo: Cockney 'amplies
0213.22:44:30.00 <no permission yet>
0213.22:44:35.45 @micdi: Is hamplify a word?
0213.22:44:40.90 <no permission yet>
0213.22:44:46.36 @Marsh_n: Ready Yappo>?
0213.22:44:51.81 @Yappo: Yesss
0213.22:44:57.27 @BlitzGirl: 'amply 'amply 'amply 'amply 'amply 'amply 'amply 'amply 'amply 'amply 'amply 'amply 'apevine 'apevine
0213.22:45:06.00 <no permission yet>
0213.22:45:18.00 @Yappo: *imagines an apevine*
0213.22:45:30.00 @mrob27: Everyone has to say — schedule schedule schedule...
0213.22:45:42.00 <no permission yet>
0213.22:45:54.00 <no permission yet>
0213.22:46:04.28 @pelrigg: Hi yappo!
0213.22:46:12.85 @ucim: When you hamplify, do you take it to eleven?

Where it says "<no permission yet>", is a comment by someone who hasn't yet posted here to say that it's okay to share their IRC contributions, or indeed whether they even were on IRC, so I don't know if the IRC person using that name is really the the same person. They might be an impersonottervitssågen!
  And where it says "<personal comment>", that was a message mentioning another person, who is in a similar situation of having no indication of permission or identification.

R.A.Z.O.R. sounds like quite the fun place there, @lmjb1964 :wink:

pelrigg wrote: One thing that's been nagging at me about not IDing folks. I seem to remember that at least twice someone on the IRC would ask for a who's-who up there on the screen and another person would go round the room and introduce each visible person (left to right, by table), but always by nickname.
 So, are those entries to be eliminated per 7OIABdot mumble mumble or what?

I'd like to take out any such identifications. For example if someone typed in IRC, "mrob27 is wearing the blue shirt" or "that's mrob27 on the right" then I'll delete that. See the numbers at the start of the log above? Those are unique and I'm using them to tag specific lines that have to be deleted for "personal identification" reasons. I might even delete "that's ME sitting on the right" if the person in question hasn't posted here saying it's okay to associate their OTTer username with their meatspace photo.
  I believe that's the best balance between too much risk vs. too much paranoia/caution. It involves reading through the whole IRC log, something I'll need help with. OTTers who were on IRC can PM me and you can help by reading through a part of the logs; I would only send you a portion during which you were participating, because we don't yet have enough of the permissions worked out (see below).
  I already have a program that removes all the "signin" or "location" information, which often includes IP address or the internet server name that you get your internet access from. So I'll only send "stripped" logs for this purpose.
  The goal of reading through the IRC logs this way is to spot personal information, of the type that need to be protected as advised by the 7 OTTers in a bar statement (OTT:2235:2) and broadly endorsed by others. In particular, the part that advises, "some names were revealed during the conference stream, again, do not repeat these in the thread" So in other words make sure the IRC logs don't have anybody's real name except the few specific people who explicitly said it would be okay to have their own real name mentioned. And also, no matching up of OTTer names with contextual clues making it possible to spot who is who in the videos, until the OTTer being spoted says it's okay. (Yes, a lot of you have said it's okay and I am keeping detailed records of all relevant posts in an "evidence of permissions" textfile).

I have several people left to find out about. I think maybe 7 or so people. Probably 3 or 4 of them were associated with Bochum but were not active in the OTT (until very recently if at all) and I don't know who some of them are so I have to PM our contacts at Bochum to ask. One in particular live-blogged @Sustainabilizer's talk so it'll probably be easy to get permission by asking @Sustainabilizer to ask the mystery person.

@SilentTimer, I love the bluecave background. I didn't figure out the prison idea, I just assumed it was a normal, publicly-known-and-funded disposal facility which was sarcophagucised Chernobyl-style because of rusting walls (and then later, the whole thing burned down, fell over, then sank into the swamp).
Readers of t1i will get a direct perception of danger in space and Time, invisible to Cuegan.

For me, this part of t1i was like reading A.K. Dewdney's 2-dimensional fiction The Planiverse. In it, the 3-d characters could see the 2-d world and communicate with the main character (a 2-d person) and warn him of dangers he could not see. It is a journey epic not unlike Time in many other respects. I really liked that aspect of t1i.

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Re: MY CENTIMOLPY BLUENHANCETH OVER

Postby Sustainabilizer » Wed Feb 25, 2015 5:19 pm UTC

mrob27 wrote:Thanks, I'm just trying to be extra diligent.
[…]
  I believe that's the best balance between too much risk vs. too much paranoia/caution.

Yeah. Steakish.

Thanks a lot for doing that job!

mrob27 wrote:I have several people left to find out about. I think maybe 7 or so people. Probably 3 or 4 of them were associated with Bochum but were not active in the OTT (until very recently if at all) and I don't know who some of them are so I have to PM our contacts at Bochum to ask. One in particular live-blogged @Sustainabilizer's talk so it'll probably be easy to get permission by asking @Sustainabilizer to ask the mystery person.

Please tell me the nicks of the Bochum people you want to contact, then I can tell them to contact you.

Or send me the messages, then I can forward them.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Wed Feb 25, 2015 6:14 pm UTC

Thank you for all of the work, mrob! I'm up for reading IRC logs if you need help with that.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby HES » Wed Feb 25, 2015 6:19 pm UTC

lmjb1964 wrote:Preview-ninjad. First yime in a while. :D

I didn't notice a previewninja this mornip and as a result that post has been lost to the ether :(
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Neil_Boekend » Wed Feb 25, 2015 6:27 pm UTC

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I WENT TO AN OTTᴇʀᴄᴏɴ AND A POPE BROKE OUT.

Postby mrob27 » Wed Feb 25, 2015 6:49 pm UTC

Progress report: I have sent PMs to several persons and gotten some replies.

Some of the persons who were using IRC do not post on the OTT very often, so we might not get an answer in a while.

I search their posts before sending this query, to make sure I didn't miss a post where they already answered the questions.

If it is a long-time OTTer who probably knows all the words like "OTTify", I leave off the first paragraph.

If the message needs to be relayed anonymously via Peter, I wrote:Hi Peter,

This message is intended for the unknown person who used IRC under the nickname "some-nick". They were <not a recognizable OTTer name, or describe some other reason here> so I think they might have been a Bochum-affiliated person.

If you have an idea of who that might have been, can you forward the following to them and let me know what their answers are?


If it is a person not too familiar with OTTish, I wrote:Recently there was a conference at Hochschule Bochum organised by Prof. Dr. Peter Gerwinski. In the conference were many English speaking people from a forum called the "OTT". The people in the OTT called themselves "OTTers". There was an IRC chatroom "#ott" during this conference.


For everyone, I wrote: In the OTT we're talking about sharing the IRC messages, in a way that is permissible by all. The OTTers do not want Google to find the IRC messages. That means there would be a link to a place where you can read the IRC messages, and the link would be a little hard to figure out. For example someone might say "go to http://mrob.com/squirrel/panther/river.html except OTTify the URL" and the reader has to figure out by trial and error that the URL is actually http://mrob.com/squirpy/lucky/small.html

All personal login/location information will be deleted. That means that if it says    *** mrob27 (~foo-bar-baz@qux-123-45-67-89.quux.quuux.net) has joined channel #ott, I am removing the stuff inside parentheses so it just says "mrob27 has joined #ott".

I don't want to include any contributions by anybody until I know for sure that the person on IRC is all right with other OTTers being able to read what they wrote on IRC.

Also, I need each OTTer to tell me they were actually on IRC using their normal OTTer nickname. In other words, if there was an "mrob" on IRC, I need mrob27 to tell me that was really him, otherwise maybe the IRC "mrob" was an impersonator.

I am writing to you to get the answers to the above.
 Were you on IRC?
 Is it okay to include your IRC comments?
 If so, then were you actually using IRC as "some-nick"?
 Any limitations, like specific comments you'd like to be left out?

Thanks!

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Sustainabilizer:Please tell me the nicks of the Bochum people you want to contact, then I can tell them to contact you.
Or send me the messages, then I can forward them.

I will have to use the second option (ask you to forward messages) for those mysterious people.

There is one IRC participant in particular who used Tor. They will not be able to contact me beause I still haven't figured out how you guard your private PGP keys against spyware and malware, and until that is answered, PGP does not make me feel more secure.

This IRC participant who was using Tor, was live-blogging your (Prof. Dr. Gerwinski)'s talk and was also poking around looking up other people's locations and sending them private messages in IRC saying "I think you are in Tuskeegee" (or whatever town or city they found)!!!.

Yes, that is very un-molpish. But that's what happens sometimes, and that is why we have to be so careful with this. I am not at all ashamed to be reporting this transgression.

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DIAL S FOR SPOILERCAKES

Postby lmjb1964 » Wed Feb 25, 2015 6:54 pm UTC

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lmjb1964 wrote:Preview-ninjad. First yime in a while. :D


I didn't notice a previewninja this mornip and as a result that post has been lost to the ether :(


:( I HATE when that happens.

I also hate when I misspell stuff. Especially an important word like Time. :roll:

Looked at the Bochum pictures and it just made me ridiculously happy. :D Will try to post mine tonip.
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Re: DIAL S FOR SPOILERCAKES

Postby balthasar_s » Wed Feb 25, 2015 7:20 pm UTC

lmjb1964 wrote:
The 'amply wrote:I didn't notice a previewninja this mornip and as a result that post has been lost to the ether :(
I made a nopreviewninja userscript once. (http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/script/npn.user.js) If you use this, a new post will not send you back to preview. It works by removing some fields from the post form and the forum software will not know when your last preview was so it will not know which ninjaposts to show you so it won't show you any. This has also been integrated with mrob's blindposter script. Actually, I made a modification to mrob's script, and then I took the noninjapreview part and made a separate userscript from it.

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I have seen it. I have the IRC log from the time of my presentation. I use it together with the audio to convert my presentation to written text. So far I made 1/3.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Neil_Boekend » Wed Feb 25, 2015 7:37 pm UTC

Mrob, thank you for doing that seaish amount of work!
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Re: I WENT TO AN OTTᴇʀᴄᴏɴ AND A POPE BROKE OUT.

Postby SilentTimer » Wed Feb 25, 2015 7:59 pm UTC

mrob27 wrote:This IRC participant who was using Tor, was live-blogging your (Prof. Dr. Gerwinski)'s talk and was also poking around looking up other people's locations and sending them private messages in IRC saying "I think you are in Tuskeegee" (or whatever town or city they found)!!!.
For the record, I'm using Tor a lot, but I wasn't the one.
(As I wrote, I wasn't even present in IRC.)
mrob27 wrote:Yes, that is very un-molpish. But that's what happens sometimes, and that is why we have to be so careful with this. I am not at all ashamed to be reporting this transgression.
While I consider this unmolpish, too, don't let us kill the messenger. The important thing is the message: Our Internet activities are easily :!: trackable. This forum is not a cosy private place; everything takes place in the public. We are being observed all the Time.
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It has I have arrived. :) (And SilentBot, too. Image)
balthasar_s wrote:And I need one too. Once again I see that giving things to other otters gives me a molpish feeling.
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Yeah! Silence for everyone!
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Did you notice …
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Postby balthasar_s » Wed Feb 25, 2015 8:58 pm UTC

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TimeAfterTime Revisited – t1i-0605

Postby SilentTimer » Wed Feb 25, 2015 9:00 pm UTC

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Re: bftf-0693

Postby HES » Wed Feb 25, 2015 9:04 pm UTC

ongomome wrote:IF WOOLPIES HAD OLDPICES, AND COULD DELURK, HOW WOULD WE DIFFERENTIATE THEM FROM BONGALOWS?

They both smell strongly, after all.
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Time Randomly Revisited - np2857

Postby mscha » Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:00 pm UTC

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AUTOMOME 4.0 RELEASED

Yes, a new major version number! This update has one extremely prominent feature: a stand-alone graphical client -- called qautomome because it uses Qt (via PySide) -- that has even more features than the web client! I hope to eventually port qautomome to the Android platform, but Wait for it.

Other than qautomome, there are some more treeish bits and bobs included in this update, though they're mostly behind the scenes. Spoilered for technical:
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For example, there is now a way to concatenate Replaceable instances, which could cut down most of the ugly R() macros wherever a word with default options is needed (a stock replaceable with a C() macro concatenated onto it does that job now). I've started converting the old memes to this format, though it's very much a work in progress.
Of course, there are some new memes and new vocabulary as well.

I initially wanted to delay this release until I'd achieved full ketchup with mrob27, but my Time is very limited and I didn't want to keep this treeishness from you. :)

I've also given AUTOMOME its own Penguin Development project page.

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IN B4 ENDISH OLDPICES

Postby mrob27 » Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:25 pm UTC

balthasar_s wrote:I'm currently rebuilding the Silent Timer digital clock? Why? I left it (ant SilentBot too) at the conference so that it can be relayed to SilentTimer. And I need one too. Once again I see that giving things to other otters gives me a molpish feeling.

Here is a little tiny one for SilentBot:
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look real close, it's animated!

I spent about 2 nopix editing this manually, which is what I needed to get over my steambottlish troll-directed freudenschade or whatever the ch*rp it was.
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Neil_Boekend wrote:Mrob, thank you for doing that seaish amount of work!

Of course! I plan to use it myself for re-blitzing in the future, and I need to clean the IRC text so I can easily forget anything that is private.

SilentTimer wrote:While I consider this unmolpish, too, don't let us kill the messenger. The important thing is the message: Our Internet activities are easily :!: trackable. [...]

Yes, very well put. While I think of that incident as trolling (and that's why I didn't want to respond to it during the conference: don't feed the trolls), it was "white-hat trolling" : trolling for a good purpose.

I just wish they had been more dignified Image about it. If they said remember people might be able to figure out where you are, and if that bothers you consider using Tor I would have felt like someone was helping defend me. But instead I got I know where you live, and you'll never know who I am which is more like a bad horror movie. :evil:

Thanks for continued AUTOMOME molpishness, @Link!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Thu Feb 26, 2015 12:27 am UTC

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Just peeking in to see if somebody already made the obvious OTTification of todip's OtherComic, and of course it had already been done, by Marsh'n. :)

Also, while I'm here: I was mscha in IRC – very briefly, unfortunately – and I'm fine with making the few things I said public.
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BEESNAKE IS A CUTE BEESNAKE

Postby mrob27 » Thu Feb 26, 2015 1:00 am UTC

Thanks @mscha!

Image wrote:If we aim carefully, we might be able to reach 90,000 postings and 9,000,000 views at the same Time.

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five 9's : that's reeeeally close!

So which is better, "over 9 thousand", "over 9 myriad" or "over 9 million"? :P

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Re: IN B4 ENDISH OLDPICES

Postby addams » Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:24 am UTC

mrob27 wrote:
SilentTimer wrote:While I consider this unmolpish, too, don't let us kill the messenger. The important thing is the message: Our Internet activities are easily :!: trackable. [...]

I just wish they had been more dignified Image about it. If they said remember people might be able to figure out where you are, and if that bothers you consider using Tor I would have felt like someone was helping defend me. But instead I got I know where you live, and you'll never know who I am which is more like a bad horror movie. :evil:

I'm so sorry that happened to you.
I do not understand the circumstances.

Are you, mrob27, and SilentTimer discussing Trolls threatening you in Real Life during the Conference?
If you are, I am so sorry. That is a scary thing to live with. I hope you two have solved that problem.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby pelrigg » Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:36 am UTC

@Marsh'n That was a very subtle and molpish OTTity there good sir. Thank you.
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