1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Lokisource » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:15 pm UTC

Roia wrote:They're having a conversation for the first time in Time! No more sentences and brief statements!


Is a conversation not nothing less then a series of brief statements, woven together by the fabrics of Time?

After lurking far too long, both before and after the creation of the account for this humble visitor of this Glorious Thread, begin my pilgrimage through the ebb and flow of The One True Comic known as Time, in order to join the Knights Temporal. I greet thee, future avatar.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Corrado » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:16 pm UTC

Montov wrote:I assume the river is at the left. And we've seen the sea rise at the right.
I don't know how or why the river should reach the sea.

Megan is giving an explanation for why the river is not here yet, by stating that the river is small. So some effect is not happening for the river because of size. The sea is big, so it does not have the same problem. Normally with a lot of rain, you would see a river rising a lot, and the sea not, because of the size. The only explanation is that this is anti-water. That is the reason it tastes bad.


River-to-sea is a continuum where the water from the river flows into the sea. The quote implies that there is a void between the river and the sea, something that would not typically occur in a natural system unless the river was dammed. In the case of a tidal effect, the river (freshwater/saltwater boundary) would only approach the sea/shoreline during the recession of the tide.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Exodies » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:20 pm UTC

The river is prolly a stream of bat's urine
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby veryslightlygeeky » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:24 pm UTC

peewee_RotA wrote:Totally out of the Time Loop with outside stuff

But here:

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby HAL9000 » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:25 pm UTC

Exodies wrote:The river is prolly a stream of bat's urine

Which would mean that they're in a cave. Explains why there isn't any wind.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby elementropy » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:26 pm UTC

StratPlayer wrote:
Roia wrote:
elementropy wrote:One of the Knights: The river is small!!!
The rest of the Knights: The sea is big!!!


This is the best ever!

The river is small!!!


The sea is big!!!


At the initiation ceremonies, the Knight is tapped on both shoulders, the following being said by the tapper:
1st shoulder: Flumen parvus est.
2nd shoulder: Mare magna est.

Then the tapper says: Quanta magna?
The initiate says, humbly: Nescio.

Then the initiate is signaled to rise as a full Knight of the Order, the entire body of knights gathered chanting the battle cry three times, swords drawn and held aloft.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby fhorn » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:27 pm UTC

I like these lyrics:
Lonely rivers flow
To the sea, to the sea
To the open arms of the sea

But I like this song:
http://youtu.be/EroRtEUmZcU
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby HAL9000 » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:29 pm UTC

elementropy wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
Roia wrote:
elementropy wrote:One of the Knights: The river is small!!!
The rest of the Knights: The sea is big!!!


This is the best ever!

The river is small!!!


The sea is big!!!


At the initiation ceremonies, the Knight is tapped on both shoulders, the following being said by the tapper:
1st shoulder: Flumen parvus est.
2nd shoulder: Mare magna est.

Then the tapper says: Quanta magna?
The initiate says, humbly: Nescio.

Then the initiate is signaled to rise as a full Knight of the Order, the entire body of knights gathered chanting the battle cry three times, swords drawn and held aloft.

After which they are taken to the armory and given their battle-gear.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby veryslightlygeeky » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:30 pm UTC

A boring explanation:
Spoiler:
There could be a flash flood coming down the riverbed, probably from the left. That would certainly add some drama.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Bytes » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:31 pm UTC

The way Megan talks, it suggests that because the sea is bigger, it is more prone to change than the small river. Does this just show that she doesn't really know what she's talking about, or is there some kind of process here which we don't understand?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby elementropy » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:32 pm UTC

HAL9000 wrote:
elementropy wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
Roia wrote:
elementropy wrote:One of the Knights: The river is small!!!
The rest of the Knights: The sea is big!!!


This is the best ever!

The river is small!!!


The sea is big!!!


At the initiation ceremonies, the Knight is tapped on both shoulders, the following being said by the tapper:
1st shoulder: Flumen parvus est.
2nd shoulder: Mare magna est.

Then the tapper says: Quanta magna?
The initiate says, humbly: Nescio.

Then the initiate is signaled to rise as a full Knight of the Order, the entire body of knights gathered chanting the battle cry three times, swords drawn and held aloft.

After which they are taken to the armory and given their battle-gear.


Does that include a squire and coconuts?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Angelastic » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:32 pm UTC

elementropy wrote:Leader: Later!
People: Bye!
Leader: Wanna swim?
People: Yeah!
Leader: Pffthh
People: *cough*
Leader: You ok?
People: Just got some in my mouth.
Leader: Any idea where the river is now?
People: Still pretty far out. It's actually retreated a little this week.
Leader: I don't understand what the sea is doing.
People: (silence)
Leader: I don't think we can build it much taller than this.
People: It's been fun, though!
Leader: Pfffth Pthuh! Yuck.
People: I've had worse.
Leader: Guess one of us should climb down.
People: Yeah.
Leader: The sea is rising.
People: Yeah.
Leader: Sea level rises and falls, right? It's changed before.
People:Not this fast.
Leader: The river hasn't even reached the sea yet.
People: The river is small. The sea is big.
Leader: How big?
People:I don't know.

Added four missing lines so we have (maybe) the whole dialog so far. The people shall now meditate on that last line.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby HAL9000 » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:36 pm UTC

elementropy wrote:
HAL9000 wrote:
elementropy wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
Roia wrote:
elementropy wrote:One of the Knights: The river is small!!!
The rest of the Knights: The sea is big!!!


This is the best ever!

The river is small!!!


The sea is big!!!


At the initiation ceremonies, the Knight is tapped on both shoulders, the following being said by the tapper:
1st shoulder: Flumen parvus est.
2nd shoulder: Mare magna est.

Then the tapper says: Quanta magna?
The initiate says, humbly: Nescio.

Then the initiate is signaled to rise as a full Knight of the Order, the entire body of knights gathered chanting the battle cry three times, swords drawn and held aloft.

After which they are taken to the armory and given their battle-gear.


Does that include a squire and coconuts?

No, but we do get a square and some Cocoa Puffs. Our supplier is rather hard of hearing, seeing as they are always either a newborn or an old man, usually with a scythe.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Flotter » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:36 pm UTC

Angelastic wrote:
elementropy wrote:
Spoiler:
Leader: Later!
People: Bye!
Leader: Wanna swim?
People: Yeah!
Leader: Pffthh
People: *cough*
Leader: You ok?
People: Just got some in my mouth.
Leader: Any idea where the river is now?
People: Still pretty far out. It's actually retreated a little this week.
Leader: I don't understand what the sea is doing.
People: (silence)
Leader: I don't think we can build it much taller than this.
People: It's been fun, though!
Leader: Pfffth Pthuh! Yuck.
People: I've had worse.
Leader: Guess one of us should climb down.
People: Yeah.
Leader: The sea is rising.
People: Yeah.
Leader: Sea level rises and falls, right? It's changed before.
People:Not this fast.
Leader: The river hasn't even reached the sea yet.
People: The river is small. The sea is big.
Leader: How big?
People:I don't know.


Added four missing lines so we have (maybe) the whole dialog so far. The people shall now meditate on that last line.

Why is Cueball leader and also Megan people?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby kryton » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:39 pm UTC

Angelastic wrote:
elementropy wrote:Leader: Later!
People: Bye!
Leader: Wanna swim?
People: Yeah!
Leader: Pffthh
People: *cough*
Leader: You ok?
People: Just got some in my mouth.
Leader: Any idea where the river is now?
People: Still pretty far out. It's actually retreated a little this week.
Leader: I don't understand what the sea is doing.
People: (silence)
Leader: I don't think we can build it much taller than this.
People: It's been fun, though!
Leader: Pfffth Pthuh! Yuck.
People: I've had worse.
Leader: Guess one of us should climb down.
People: Yeah.
Leader: The sea is rising.
People: Yeah.
Leader: Sea level rises and falls, right? It's changed before.
People:Not this fast.
Leader: The river hasn't even reached the sea yet.
People: The river is small. The sea is big.
Leader: How big?
People:I don't know.
The people shall now meditate on that last line.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby elementropy » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:40 pm UTC

Flotter wrote:Why is Cueball leader and also Megan people?


The derivation is not strict to who spoke; it's more of a way of responsively commemorating the holy dialogue as a gathered people.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby fhorn » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:42 pm UTC

HAL9000 wrote:
elementropy wrote:
HAL9000 wrote:
elementropy wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
Roia wrote:
elementropy wrote:One of the Knights: The river is small!!!
The rest of the Knights: The sea is big!!!


This is the best ever!

The river is small!!!


The sea is big!!!


At the initiation ceremonies, the Knight is tapped on both shoulders, the following being said by the tapper:
1st shoulder: Flumen parvus est.
2nd shoulder: Mare magna est.

Then the tapper says: Quanta magna?
The initiate says, humbly: Nescio.

Then the initiate is signaled to rise as a full Knight of the Order, the entire body of knights gathered chanting the battle cry three times, swords drawn and held aloft.

After which they are taken to the armory and given their battle-gear.


Does that include a squire and coconuts?

No, but we do get a square and some Cocoa Puffs. Our supplier is rather hard of hearing, seeing as they are always either a newborn or an old man, usually with a scythe.


Also: spear and magic helmet.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby kryton » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:45 pm UTC

silent_death wrote: ... With this, I would also proclaim that I would like to bring the members of the church together to vote for a permanent pope, to make us stronger! My humble vote goes to Kryton, for founding the Church and believing into the Newpix since the dawn of time.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby AionArap » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:45 pm UTC

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Our Chapter is called: Chapter 3: Wherein our Hero founds a new Chapter named: Chapter 3: Wherein our Hero founds a new Chapter named: Chapter 3 /snip
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Our ranks are:
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Our logo is:
Under construction. Concepts already exist.

To become a NewGrain, you first have to proclaim you are a Sandmason, then later deny this. After the denial you are initiated.
Anyone of a higher rank can give you a rank-upgrade as high as his/her own rank.
Any initiate may and also may not refer to him/herself as a "Sandmason" or "Son/Daughter of a Beach".


As the Founder and Grand Mason of the Brotherhood of Sandmasons, I welcome you to the order. Now send me all your money.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby histrion » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:46 pm UTC

Bytes wrote:The way Megan talks, it suggests that because the sea is bigger, it is more prone to change than the small river. Does this just show that she doesn't really know what she's talking about, or is there some kind of process here which we don't understand?


Assuming Randall's supplying her dialogue, I'd presume the latter.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby htom » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:47 pm UTC

orthogon wrote:
Angelastic wrote:
mojacardave wrote:
Dracomax wrote:also, sleepless Knights doesn't work. nobody here sleeps, we coma.


That surely makes sleepless work better?

Indeed. And just after I read that, a song called 'No Rest for the Weary' came up on my iPod which started by mentioning lines in the sand, and went on to mention hourglasses, time drifting past, and greyness and dark. Another one for the hymn book.

It seems like the wiki should have such a "hymn book", i.e. a list of all the songs cited on the One True Thread, but I can't see it. But would this belong in with one of the religions? Or do they share the same hymn book?

For that matter, are there secular followers of the OTC? Kind of like humanists? Would they be stickmanists?


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What about the original Initiates of Time?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby AionArap » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:54 pm UTC

htom wrote:
orthogon wrote:
Angelastic wrote:
mojacardave wrote:
Dracomax wrote:also, sleepless Knights doesn't work. nobody here sleeps, we coma.


That surely makes sleepless work better?

Indeed. And just after I read that, a song called 'No Rest for the Weary' came up on my iPod which started by mentioning lines in the sand, and went on to mention hourglasses, time drifting past, and greyness and dark. Another one for the hymn book.

It seems like the wiki should have such a "hymn book", i.e. a list of all the songs cited on the One True Thread, but I can't see it. But would this belong in with one of the religions? Or do they share the same hymn book?

For that matter, are there secular followers of the OTC? Kind of like humanists? Would they be stickmanists?


:clears throat: As I said

Spoiler:
What about the original Initiates of Time?

We, the Initiates of Time, are unsettled in place, wandering the Timeframes between the Newpix which doth mark at once their ending and their beginning, a Newpix being the ending of a Timeframe and at once the beginning of a Timeframe. Thus are the Timeframes marked, only by the Newpix. The coming forth of the Newpix is ordained, by The Great Lord Randall, but he doth not grace us with the knowledge of precisely when they will arrive. Great predictions hath been made, and been shown to be False. We allow others to form their religions, accepting their need for such (and enjoying such treats as they may distribute according to their beliefs, but only our gratitude can we return.) Our creed is simple, and ordained by The Great Lord Randall: Wait for it.


Sadly he/she/it fails the main criteria for initiation into the IoT, having joined the forum almost a year* ago.
Not to worry though, The Brotherhood of Sandmasons already got it covered.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SBN » Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:59 pm UTC

Bytes wrote:The way Megan talks, it suggests that because the sea is bigger, it is more prone to change than the small river. Does this just show that she doesn't really know what she's talking about, or is there some kind of process here which we don't understand?


I think it is Cueball that doesn't understand. He's saying the river will affect the sea. Megan is pointing out that the change due to the river would be small.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:03 pm UTC

fhorn wrote:
HAL9000 wrote:
elementropy wrote:
HAL9000 wrote:
elementropy wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
Roia wrote:
elementropy wrote:One of the Knights: The river is small!!!
The rest of the Knights: The sea is big!!!


This is the best ever!

The river is small!!!


The sea is big!!!


At the initiation ceremonies, the Knight is tapped on both shoulders, the following being said by the tapper:
1st shoulder: Flumen parvus est.
2nd shoulder: Mare magna est.

Then the tapper says: Quanta magna?
The initiate says, humbly: Nescio.

Then the initiate is signaled to rise as a full Knight of the Order, the entire body of knights gathered chanting the battle cry three times, swords drawn and held aloft.

After which they are taken to the armory and given their battle-gear.


Does that include a squire and coconuts?

No, but we do get a square and some Cocoa Puffs. Our supplier is rather hard of hearing, seeing as they are always either a newborn or an old man, usually with a scythe.


Also: spear and magic helmet.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SBN » Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:04 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:10 pm UTC

SBN wrote:Image


Maybe they're just building some nice elevated seating to watch the upcoming parade from...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby htom » Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:10 pm UTC

Cannon! Bow and stern chasers! There may be pirates about.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Drakeesh » Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:15 pm UTC

Perhaps a roof structure next to protect the entire Castle from the incoming rain?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby descor » Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:32 pm UTC

I am particularly enjoying the fact that the Western Paradox Church doesn't have a Wiki page. Somehow that feels right.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby jaxnoth » Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:34 pm UTC

SBN wrote:I think it is Cueball that doesn't understand. He's saying the river will affect the sea. Megan is pointing out that the change due to the river would be small.


A major event would cause the river to flow backwards and rise.

According to discovery[dot]com:
The force of hurricane Isaac drove the Mississippi backwards for nearly 24 hours on August 28. The force of the storm drove approximately 182,000 cubic feet per second of water up the river in the wrong direction. The river reversal caused the Mississippi to crest 10 feet above its previous height in Bella Chasse, Louisiana.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ChronosDragon » Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:44 pm UTC

This knight temporal biz sounds fun. At the risk of forming an unstable loop of virtual time, let me initiate the ceremony here in the past, that I may time-travel from the future to finish the job, and become a member of the Knights Temporal.

1st shoulder: Flumen parvus est.
2nd shoulder: Mare magna est.

Quanta magna?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby histrion » Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:52 pm UTC

ChronosDragon wrote:This knight temporal biz sounds fun. At the risk of forming an unstable loop of virtual time, let me initiate the ceremony here in the past, that I may time-travel from the future to finish the job, and become a member of the Knights Temporal.

1st shoulder: Flumen parvus est.
2nd shoulder: Mare magna est.

Quanta magna?


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby kurukkan » Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:03 pm UTC

StratPlayer wrote:
Exodies wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
Exodies wrote:
Kazza3 wrote:
Exodies wrote:This may at first glance seem off-topic, but it prolly isn't. I have a question about Echoes on the Meddle album by Pink Floyd.
Is there something wrong with the first note? It seems to start too late.


What do you mean? Do you mean the very first note of effect-laden piano, which given that it's by itself and not entirely timed, can't really be late in any meaningful way; or where the guitar enters or where the drum enters in the intro, or where what I'd think of the song proper beginning?

Incredible song, in any case.

Very first piano note. Perhaps it's had its attack edited off, but it sounds damaged/rushed then everything is ok by the time the second note appears. It kind of wobbles.


I don't think it starts late. Echoes take a whale to get to you. You just have to wait for it...

FTFY


Thanks!

It does take a whole whale a while to get to you, and the echoes of it(')s arrival do indeed linger on...


As do the petunias.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:05 pm UTC

histrion wrote:<snip>
"Lupus magnus est! Lupus fortis est! Lupus deus est!"


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby The Virgin Surgeon » Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:07 pm UTC

I saw the change. I saw it.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby sciakybros » Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:11 pm UTC

Angelastic wrote:
elementropy wrote:Leader: Later!
People: Bye!
Leader: Wanna swim?
People: Yeah!
Leader: Pffthh
People: *cough*
Leader: You ok?
People: Just got some in my mouth.
Leader: Any idea where the river is now?
People: Still pretty far out. It's actually retreated a little this week.
Leader: I don't understand what the sea is doing.
People: (silence)
Leader: I don't think we can build it much taller than this.
People: It's been fun, though!
Leader: Pfffth Pthuh! Yuck.
People: I've had worse.
Leader: Guess one of us should climb down.
People: Yeah.
Leader: The sea is rising.
People: Yeah.
Leader: Sea level rises and falls, right? It's changed before.
People:Not this fast.
Leader: The river hasn't even reached the sea yet.
People: The river is small. The sea is big.
Leader: How big?
People:I don't know.

Added four missing lines so we have (maybe) the whole dialog so far. The people shall now meditate on that last line.


Thanks for this it got me thinking that 'Time' is a mediation on the Paul William's Song ... When The River Meets The Sea
Vvvvvery deep song ....

....
But this life will find a purpose
And in time we'll understand
When the river meets the sea
When the river meets the almighty sea

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby AionArap » Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:13 pm UTC

StratPlayer wrote:
histrion wrote:<snip>
"Lupus magnus est! Lupus fortis est! Lupus deus est!"


"Esurientes sicut lupus" (Duran Duran)


Jeez, thanks for bringing back that repressed 80'ies memory.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:20 pm UTC

AionArap wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
histrion wrote:<snip>
"Lupus magnus est! Lupus fortis est! Lupus deus est!"


"Esurientes sicut lupus" (Duran Duran)


Jeez, thanks for bringing back that repressed 80'ies memory.


Sorry... :oops:

How 'bout this instead?

"Lupus ad Luna" (Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby AionArap » Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:26 pm UTC

StratPlayer wrote:
AionArap wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
histrion wrote:<snip>
"Lupus magnus est! Lupus fortis est! Lupus deus est!"


"Esurientes sicut lupus" (Duran Duran)


Jeez, thanks for bringing back that repressed 80'ies memory.


Sorry... :oops:

How 'bout this instead?

"Lupus ad Luna" (Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow)


Thanks, that would make up for it.
And then some :)

EDIT: Although it has to be said, Rainbow sans RJD was never the same again :P
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Valarya » Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:30 pm UTC

kryton wrote:
silent_death wrote: ... With this, I would also proclaim that I would like to bring the members of the church together to vote for a permanent pope, to make us stronger! My humble vote goes to Kryton, for founding the Church and believing into the Newpix since the dawn of time.


The nomination has been recorded in the book of all wisdom, "A Dummy's Guide to TIME" http://xkcd-time.wikia.com/wiki/Eastern ... #Hierarchy

Is there a second?


As a long-standing member of the Eastern Unorthodox TimeWaiters and She Who Stands With The Trinity - alone, together... I second the nomination/vote.
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