1190: "Time"

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Postby mscha » Sun Mar 23, 2014 4:30 am UTC

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Postby Cloudy_the_Conqueror » Sun Mar 23, 2014 4:52 am UTC

On the Madness thread, Vytron posted a link to TvTropes' self-demonstrating article on Sugar Bowl. Here's my attempt of ottifying it:

Travel Log, day 1: I have embarked on this journey to discover the mythical land of the One True Thread, in the bottom of where the Mediterranean Sea stood and in the country of chirping baby birds, said to be full of strange people and creatures. I am excited and expect only the best!

Travel Log, day 5: Having entered the outskirts of this land, I've discovered that the wildlife is very... cute. Although some of them appear to be predators, they come up to me quite confidently and seek sweets or to play. Some of them looks like bees and they make a visible trail while they move. In the interests of science, I have also determined that they taste like moles and small dinosaurs. The trees all appear to be perpetually in season and fruit-laden, and some of them are very tall. The river, which I originally supposed to be contaminated with some white substance, is actually a river of... semencoffeecancerbaconbabiesonice.

Travel Log, day 7: I have run across what appear to be some locals. They are short, pudgy, and high spirited, constantly singing and sharing. Their language seems like gibberish. I have dubbed them OTTers. On further study, the high levels of OTTish here seem to be causing me to develop diabetes.

Travel Log, day 16: Their society is quite fascinating; it is perhaps a Utopia. While they do not seem technologically advanced, they're noticeable for the lack of mean people, teasing or any kind of flaming, living conditions are heavenly and could not be farther from base human nature. In an effort to enlighten the OTTers, I am teaching them about money, taxation, slavery, and war.

Travel Log, day 42: I don't understand it, it makes no sense! Yesterday, the rebel Outsiders had razed the Beanie City and started a campaign of genocide, but today it's as if none of that happened! Apparently, a small OTTer child (who locals call "LaPetite") ran into the midst of heresy, started singing about GLR's wisdom, and suddenly everyone was holding hands and, as if by magic, the entire city was restored!

Travel Log, dip 167: I think I am going mad. The more I try to destwoy this awesomeful, flutterbeewingish needle-pulled thing, the more I fail and the riverishly I want too. They even keep shawing theiw cakes and hotdogs wif me!! Steambottle, ahm becoming one uv them. I... tink I'm going to molpy molpy molpy molpy grapevine grapevine...

Travel Log, dip (Indeterminate)k : Aw, molpish! Want a wowterfulcw**kie?

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Edit: streak of mustard -> streak of ketchup
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ggh » Sun Mar 23, 2014 5:23 am UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby yappobiscuits » Sun Mar 23, 2014 5:25 am UTC

So...
patzer, in the otherthread wrote:...And it has begun, starting with country names translated to their own language. I eagerly await the increasing unreadability of the fora caused by our overlords' temporary lapse in sanity.

...is it taking effect here? Let's see: France, Germany, Finland... Evidently not. What about quotes?

Also, maybe HES is right and we should lay off the otherthread a bit. Someone called us creepy. That is unmolpish.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby taixzo » Sun Mar 23, 2014 5:27 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:
***Pre-Ketchup OTTerish News Bulletin***


Some new information hitting the OTT newsdesk from sources on the Reckoning Otherthread...

Azrael wrote:
Spoiler:
Dracomax wrote:
phlip wrote:
Dracomax wrote:So, in the vein of not giving orders, but making suggestions so that they can not be followed, I have two reckoning suggestions:

1)Include the OTT
2) don't Include the OTT

If you can ignore both, I'll be impressed.
Oh, that's simple. I've been completely ignoring the Time thread for over a year now, so whether the filters include that thread or not, I won't care. Both options successfully ignored.
I'm impressed?

Okay, if all of the mods can simultaneous manage to not fulfill either of those suggestions, I'll be more impressed?
We will ignore both of those suggestions by default, even if we weren't otherwise entirely apathetic -- because we have no agency in those exceptions. They exist because Randall was (uncharacteristically) paying attention to the thread and did whatever.


(Emphasis added)

This latest tidbit seems to suggest that it was not the mods who Saved the OTT from full-on Madnessing, but GLR himself.
More information will be posted if/when it gets noticed by OTTish investigators.


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlueCrab » Sun Mar 23, 2014 5:28 am UTC

mikrit wrote: ...I wonder what's behind the door, surely a brief look can't hurt, let me just...

*Months pass*
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It has been kind of you to keep the thread alive.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ggh » Sun Mar 23, 2014 5:29 am UTC

yappobiscuits wrote:So...
patzer, in the otherthread wrote:...And it has begun, starting with country names translated to their own language. I eagerly await the increasing unreadability of the fora caused by our overlords' temporary lapse in sanity.

...is it taking effect here? Let's see: France, Germany, Finland... Evidently not. What about quotes?

Also, maybe HES is right and we should lay off the otherthread a bit. Someone called us creepy. That is unmolpish.

Hmm, I don't see anything strange.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Sun Mar 23, 2014 5:32 am UTC

United States. That's the one you're looking for.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ggh » Sun Mar 23, 2014 5:36 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:Estados Unidos. That's the one you're looking for.

Oh, I see!

I just posted in an otherthread for nuttin'.

ETA: Yay, I could still delete it. No one looks at the Council of 300....
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Sun Mar 23, 2014 5:37 am UTC

BlueCrab wrote:I don't think I was consciously aware that the Temporversary was coming, I just really missed the OTTers. Anybody else? Are we homing OTTers?

I hope so! :D

A few more filters I found by snooping Otherthreads:

Iran = ایران
Russia = Россия
Ukraine = Україна

justified = justified
twerk = twerk
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby balthasar_s » Sun Mar 23, 2014 5:41 am UTC

The twerk = twerk one worked yesterday, already.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby addams » Sun Mar 23, 2014 5:51 am UTC

yappobiscuits wrote:So...

Also, maybe HES is right and we should lay off the otherthread a bit. Someone called us creepy. That is unmolpish.

That's funny.

Creepy? Really?
Well...Isn't that the Troll calling Time creepy.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Sun Mar 23, 2014 5:53 am UTC

Eh, the Otherthreads just aren't used to us, especially a sudden influx of OTTer personalities all at once like that. :)

balthasar_s wrote:The twerk = twerk one worked yesterday, already.

Oh, did it? I'd better list the other ones we know that are pre-Mad:

Oh me yarm = Gee Willikers
Oh me yarm Oh = Golly Gosh Darn Gee Wiz
Basic Human Decency = AAAHHHH THUMPY WOOBLE HARRRRRPINK!!
Basically Decent = ...Hold on, I think I swallowed a gerbil. Okay. What was I saying?
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It was loading brainsluggishly for me earlier.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ChronosDragon » Sun Mar 23, 2014 6:06 am UTC

twerking? Russia? justified? The Madness has begun! But we're still immune, so there's that. The preview page is quite fun, however.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby yappobiscuits » Sun Mar 23, 2014 6:16 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:Estados Unidos. That's the one you're looking for.

Treeish! Well it's molpish to see only quotes are affected. Hopefully it'll stay that way and the OTTscars results won't be affected.
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yappobiscuits wrote:So...

Also, maybe HES is right and we should lay off the otherthread a bit. Someone called us creepy. That is unmolpish.

That's funny.

Creepy? Really?
Well...Isn't that the Troll calling Time creepy.

They weren't trolling, they just said we're creepy because someone said you're considered an OTTer just by visiting the thread. I think it was just the whole "One of us! One of us!" kinda thing they found creepy, which is fair. :P
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Sun Mar 23, 2014 6:21 am UTC

Our wiki-warrior patzer created a new OTW page for this yip's Madness, and I added a table where we can keep track of the filters.

If you spot a new one, feel free to add it! Image
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby yappobiscuits » Sun Mar 23, 2014 6:33 am UTC

There are lambolpies in the field outside my window and they are so ch*rping adorable.

Not really RELATED. Just felt like mentioning it...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Sun Mar 23, 2014 6:34 am UTC

It's all RELATED.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby yappobiscuits » Sun Mar 23, 2014 7:53 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:Gee Willikers = Gee Willikers
Golly Gosh Darn Gee Wiz = Golly Gosh Darn Gee Wiz
AAAHHHH THUMPY WOOBLE HARRRRRPINK!! = AAAHHHH THUMPY WOOBLE HARRRRRPINK!!
...Hold on, I think I swallowed a gerbil. Okay. What was I saying? = ...Hold on, I think I swallowed a gerbil. Okay. What was I saying?
SexyTalon = SexyTalon

This is a lot funnier when quoted. :P
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby january1may » Sun Mar 23, 2014 9:26 am UTC

ChronosDragon wrote:twerking? Россия? justified? The Madness has begun! But we're still immune, so there's that. The preview page is quite fun, however.

Wait... it's already Madness?
I like the way quotes change, actually... never tried to post during a Madness before!
Huh, I wonder if they changed these particular country names because of the recent crisis. I'll check... Crimea. Republic of Crimea. Republic of Crimea (country). Seems fine for me, funny :)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ggh » Sun Mar 23, 2014 9:51 am UTC

yappobiscuits wrote:There are lambolpies in the field outside my window and they are so ch*rping adorable.

Not really RELATED. Just felt like mentioning it...

Today the email in my inbox just ahead of a PM notification from you was a special offer on pirate minigolf.
And driving home from looking at some treeish trees, I passed Te Mome Road.
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balthasar_s wrote:The twerk = twerk one worked yesterday, already.

Was this pre-advertised? I see mrob mentioned it a month ago.
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balthasar_s wrote:The twerk = twerk one worked yesterday, already.

Was this pre-advertised? I see mrob mentioned it a month ago.

Oh good, that's the confirmation I was hoping for. I'll move twerk/twerk to the pre-Madness list.
Now, was justified/justified around beforehand, too? Or was it recently added?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Neil_Boekend » Sun Mar 23, 2014 12:31 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:
taixzo wrote:Is xkcd.mscha.org down? I can't see any of the TaT images or load the home page either.

It was loading brainsluggishly for me earlier.

You mean "perfectly" ?
yappobiscuits wrote:
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yappobiscuits wrote:So...

Also, maybe HES is right and we should lay off the otherthread a bit. Someone called us creepy. That is unmolpish.

That's funny.

Creepy? Really?
Well...Isn't that the Troll calling Time creepy.

They weren't trolling, they just said we're creepy because someone said you're considered an OTTer just by visiting the thread. I think it was just the whole "One of us! One of us!" kinda thing they found creepy, which is fair. :P

Seconded. They don't want to be OTTers, so we shouldn't consider them to be.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Earthling on Mars » Sun Mar 23, 2014 12:51 pm UTC

Thanks for the comments on the Dark Lord, yappo, ZoomanSP, ergman, and BlitzGirl.
yappobiscuits wrote:Also, what in Randall's name is an "animal"?

Well, y'see, when I started writing the Dark Lord on NP640, the word "molpy" had been coined only 19 newpages earlier, only one (or two?) had been seen so far, and it wasn't yet clear what the molpy was. So I postulated that Molpies were a specific type of creature sent by the Dark Lord to follow Megball. So, 'molpy' has a specific meaning in the Dark Lord which is different than the specific meaning that later developed in the OTT. So, I was forced to use the word 'animal', a heretical word that was replaced by 'molpy' in the OTT, but unfortunately necessary in the Dark Lord. Ah well, why would the Dark Lord care if he was committing heresy anyway? :P

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Cloudy_the_Conqueror wrote:On the Madness thread, Vytron posted a link to TvTropes' self-demonstrating article on Sugar Bowl. Here's my attempt of ottifying it:

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Sun Mar 23, 2014 2:01 pm UTC

BlueCrab wrote: I guess we I had better fix that sign. A new sign, warning that there are tygers within? No, I'd open that door myself. Police tape? Disguise the door as a wall? Wait, to fix the sign I'd have to go back down into the basement, and I might get lost again...
We need a warning on the sign, warning people not to read the warning.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Sun Mar 23, 2014 2:27 pm UTC

Apparently the Madness pre-Madnessed itself:
Azrael wrote:We're going to play a fun game where we pretend that one of the staff didn't read their calendar wrong, and not get too worked up about what happened last night, ok? See you guys in a week.

If this is the case, we shouldn't get full Madness until after the OTCversary.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ggh » Sun Mar 23, 2014 3:10 pm UTC

Earthling on Mars wrote:Thanks for the comments on the Dark Lord, yappo, ZoomanSP, ergman, and BlitzGirl.
yappobiscuits wrote:Also, what in Randall's name is an "animal"?

Well, y'see, when I started writing the Dark Lord on NP640, the word "molpy" had been coined only 19 newpages earlier, only one (or two?) had been seen so far, and it wasn't yet clear what the molpy was. So I postulated that Molpies were a specific type of creature sent by the Dark Lord to follow Megball. So, 'molpy' has a specific meaning in the Dark Lord which is different than the specific meaning that later developed in the OTT. So, I was forced to use the word 'animal', a heretical word that was replaced by 'molpy' in the OTT, but unfortunately necessary in the Dark Lord. Ah well, why would the Dark Lord care if he was committing heresy anyway? :P

Ah - good to know! Also, I was wondering how much crossover there is with the LOTR world.


BlitzGirl wrote:Apparently the Madness pre-Madnessed itself:
Azrael wrote:We're going to play a fun game where we pretend that one of the staff didn't read their calendar wrong, and not get too worked up about what happened last night, ok? See you guys in a week.

If this is the case, we shouldn't get full Madness until after the OTCversary.


This now seems to say:
Azrael wrote:We're going to play a fun game where we ignore the handful of side effects from an early implementation / experiment with phpBB's permissions sets, ok? Sometimes you can be too prepared. See you guys in a week.


I am more and more excited about the OTCversary and the OTTscars - so hard to
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ucim wrote:Ah, but a thwapstick fits with Lucky and the story that's co-evolving.
You're on top of things here. That's how this thing was supposed to be experienced: in tandem.

BlitzGirl wrote:Treeish thwapstick in the Zodiac, azule!
Is...that a pun? But yes, correct guess. To explain, since I did it wrong, it's "thwapstick", but more correctly it's "thwapstick bearer". ..Yeah.

SnookieCookie, in the signature, wrote:Have you seen the molpies
in the dark Azule sky?
They jump, run and slither.
They hurt, swim and fly.
Connect the dots,.
Go ahead and try.
Oh, geez, that's nice. Thanks. Too bad you have one post in which to inflitrate this poem to the OTT. OTT: here.

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Postby mscha » Sun Mar 23, 2014 4:30 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby taixzo » Sun Mar 23, 2014 4:40 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:
taixzo wrote:Is xkcd.mscha.org down? I can't see any of the TaT images or load the home page either.

It was loading brainsluggishly for me earlier.


This is what I see for any pages on that site:

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Could anyone fill me in on what's going on in the SilentONGs in the past few days then? I can't find the images anywhere else.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mrob27 » Sun Mar 23, 2014 4:47 pm UTC

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Origin: NP1445; Destination: NP1816


Concernin' Ye Madness


nopixbot be noticin' lexical distortion in ye The Hour-channels 'n also saw me moniker mentioned in connection wit' th' new Reckonin' filters. I'm in a wee bit 'o a hurry to update th' Wiki myself but wanna share ye bits that I don't spy wit' ye eye havin' be mentioned recently.

Ye followin' three mappin's be at least as barnacle-covered as OTT:847:12 (quotin' ye previous posty) 'n be still in effect:
  • "The Affordable Care Act" (ỢƄåṃåçåŕé) → "Th' Affordable Care Act"
  • "**misogyny not found**" (ƒéṃîñîñé ωîŀéŝ) → "**misogyny not found**"
  • "lost th' battle" (ŀøŝț țḣé ğåṃé) → "lost twenty dollars 'n me self respect"

"tricks" (țŕîçķŝ) → "trickses", seen in OTT:192:11 was active as 'o 2013-09-05, 'n still active as 'o OTT:1551:7 (quotin' BlitzGirl a pair postys earlier) but had stopped by OTT:1656:36.

Th' OtherComic 1288 mappin's (ωîțñéŝŝéŝ → these dudes I be knowin'; åŀŀéğé∂ŀý → kinda probably; ŝṗåçé → spaaace; 'n a bunch 'o others) were active fer a while (spy wit' ye eye OTT:1598:9 which quotes OTT:1598:4) but be now in Davy Jones' treasure chest.

As ye noted, th' mappin's "twerk" (țωéåķ) → "twerk" 'n "tweakin'" (țωéåķîñğ) → "twerkin'" were noted by me on OTT:1760:18.

Me next posty may be a wee bit madder even than 'tis one. Ye been warned...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlueCrab » Sun Mar 23, 2014 4:48 pm UTC

My wipend of freedom is effectively at an end, so very quickly: I'm so glad to be here with all of you, especially on the Timeversary in our little cove of self-madness. I'll be here, but Little Bear is ever more active ;) and Spring has sprung. (Park? Go park?)

In other words, I'm going to tie a bunch of molpymolpygrapevines together and venture down there to fix that sign. Hopefully I won't get bitten by any llamamolpies...

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby balthasar_s » Sun Mar 23, 2014 5:04 pm UTC

Posts by uaeio are edited out! Replaced by ...! What happened there?

ETA: Don't answer. I found out what happened. Thanks, travelogue-details.html!

ETA2: Why is the number of guests almost always 27?

ETA3: When I make the mustard-post-bot, how do I test it without spamming?

ETA4: I have an Idea. For a script.

ETA5: The fact that I only once did something in Javascript without actually knowing how Javascript works may not be very helpful.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Earthling on Mars » Sun Mar 23, 2014 6:33 pm UTC

ucim wrote:Earthling on Mars - I like how The Dark Lord is developing. So, Lucky's a lightning-fast little licker? What happens when he's hungry? Maybe the Dark Lord is tasty? Hmmm.

Thanks.
ggh wrote:
Earthling on Mars wrote:
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Thanks for the comments on the Dark Lord, yappo, ZoomanSP, ergman, and BlitzGirl.
yappobiscuits wrote:Also, what in Randall's name is an "animal"?

Well, y'see, when I started writing the Dark Lord on NP640, the word "molpy" had been coined only 19 newpages earlier, only one (or two?) had been seen so far, and it wasn't yet clear what the molpy was. So I postulated that Molpies were a specific type of creature sent by the Dark Lord to follow Megball. So, 'molpy' has a specific meaning in the Dark Lord which is different than the specific meaning that later developed in the OTT. So, I was forced to use the word 'animal', a heretical word that was replaced by 'molpy' in the OTT, but unfortunately necessary in the Dark Lord. Ah well, why would the Dark Lord care if he was committing heresy anyway? :P

Ah - good to know! Also, I was wondering how much crossover there is with the LOTR world.

It basically takes place in the same universe as LOTR and the Silmarillion, in, I think, the Fifteenth Age of Arda. (Tolkien said that Middle-earth was the fictional past of our world, and that we're currently living in the Sixth or Seventh Age, so I figure that works out about right.) The Dark Lord of Moraer is some Maia that probably served Morgoth in the First Age. Rosetta and Expando may or may not be the Blue Wizards, though I've never heard of a male Maia taking a female form.
(Can you tell I'm a serious Tolkien geek? :wink: )

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Sun Mar 23, 2014 7:24 pm UTC

azule wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:A million molpies of any kind can definitely cause chaos.

Is a million too large a number?

Probably. They're perfectly capable of causing chaos one at a Time, too. Image

ggh wrote:This now seems to say:
Azrael wrote:We're going to play a fun game where we ignore the handful of side effects from an early implementation / experiment with phpBB's permissions sets, ok? Sometimes you can be too prepared. See you guys in a week.

Ah yes, the mods do enjoy their invisible edits.

mrob27 wrote:Ye followin' three mappin's be at least as barnacle-covered as OTT:847:12 (quotin' ye previous posty) 'n be still in effect:
  • "The Affordable Care Act" (ỢƄåṃåçåŕé) → "Th' Affordable Care Act"
  • "**misogyny not found**" (ƒéṃîñîñé ωîŀéŝ) → "**misogyny not found**"
  • "lost th' battle" (ŀøŝț țḣé ğåṃé) → "lost twenty dollars 'n me self respect"

Thanks, mrob, I had forgotten all about that (it was 9 mips ago!). :) Added to the list. I left off "trickses" and the #1288 filters because they aren't in effect anymore.
Two more filters that may or may not be pre-existing; adding them to the Madness list unless pre-existance noted:

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby lmjb1964 » Sun Mar 23, 2014 7:45 pm UTC

mikrit wrote:This basement is a bit chilly. Oh, look, there is a door with a sign that says: "Do not open under any circumstances", signed BlueCrab. How strange. I wonder what's behind the door, surely a brief look can't hurt, let me just...

Spoiler:
*Months pass*

Hi ho. I don't think I can ketch up this time, it must be five or six months since I was here. Did I miss anything? (No, don't answer that.) It is comforting that the thread is still alive. Anyway, I started on a present for you just before I opened the timewarp door - my wife had taken a nice autumn photo, and I felt the urge to scribble stickmen on it. And now I am finished, and it is already spring here. But anyway, the dialogue takes place a few years into the Afterwhen.

Hm, wasn't there a complicated procedure for posting an attachment? I definitely cannot remember that, let's hope this works:

autumn-questions2.jpg


About my personal life, you may remember that my mother had a fracture on a hip bone. She is recovering well and moves around rather quickly with just a crutch. But she will soon move from her villa to a more convenient apartment. And in December, my wife slipped on the pavement and hurt her right arm - no fracture, but it has developed into something called "frozen shoulder" with some pain and rigidity. It is supposed to heal with time and training, but it can take a while.

It has been kind of you to keep the thread alive. Is it time for Madness again? I see that new ONGs are arriving from somewhere. Maybe I will try just a tiny, tiny bit of ketchup...

Hi, Mikrit, loved the Ottercomic! Hope you mom gets to feeling better soon. Sounds like ucim has some experience in that area. My friend had a frozen shoulder and it was a bummer, but it did get better.

Marsh'n wrote:
Kieryn wrote:Ok. I guess now we have to wait again.


Greetings from NP450!

Spoiler:
The fade to white arrives. A fear lies on the land. Lurkers delurk from every direction, many wanting to be sure they at least have a chance to say hello to fellow members of the OTT whom they have come to know over these past newpix. Blitzgirl arrives in the present almost perfectly timed to LaPetite's reentry in the last few frames of the fade. (Coincidence? I don't believe in coincidence... only in layers of structure and meaning we have yet to uncover.) Finally, whiteness is upon us. (Along with several lovely white-themed ottifilkifications.)

And then... the bifurcation. The first frame of the rest of time appears, and mysteriously disappears after being posted due to apparent server issues. (Coincidence? I... said that already.) Rejoicing is mixed with confusion as we try to understand whether there really is another frame, and if there is, what a frame of half white and half black might mean for our future.

So I wait again, or I blitz again, as appropriate. Maybe someday I can truly earn the title "BlitzGirl the slowest." :?

TTFN,
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Hi, Marsh'n! Good to hear from you!

Ooh, the new Dark Lord installment is treeish and molpish! And animalish, I guess! :D

addams wrote:
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BlitzGirl wrote:My initial guess would be a buzzardraptor. And ninja'd.

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You people are amazing.
I would have guessed Hawk.

Who ever mikrit is:
Thank you for the peek behind the scenes.
You have your hands full of women.

It's only fair.
There was a day when they had their hands full of you. right?

addams, I love your posts. :)

Cloudy_the_Conqueror wrote:On the Madness thread, Vytron posted a link to TvTropes' self-demonstrating article on Sugar Bowl. Here's my attempt of ottifying it:

Spoiler:
Travel Log, day 1: I have embarked on this journey to discover the mythical land of the One True Thread, in the bottom of where the Mediterranean Sea stood and in the country of chirping baby birds, said to be full of strange people and creatures. I am excited and expect only the best!

Travel Log, day 5: Having entered the outskirts of this land, I've discovered that the wildlife is very... cute. Although some of them appear to be predators, they come up to me quite confidently and seek sweets or to play. Some of them looks like bees and they make a visible trail while they move. In the interests of science, I have also determined that they taste like moles and small dinosaurs. The trees all appear to be perpetually in season and fruit-laden, and some of them are very tall. The river, which I originally supposed to be contaminated with some white substance, is actually a river of... semencoffeecancerbaconbabiesonice.

Travel Log, day 7: I have run across what appear to be some locals. They are short, pudgy, and high spirited, constantly singing and sharing. Their language seems like gibberish. I have dubbed them OTTers. On further study, the high levels of OTTish here seem to be causing me to develop diabetes.

Travel Log, day 16: Their society is quite fascinating; it is perhaps a Utopia. While they do not seem technologically advanced, they're noticeable for the lack of mean people, teasing or any kind of flaming, living conditions are heavenly and could not be farther from base human nature. In an effort to enlighten the OTTers, I am teaching them about money, taxation, slavery, and war.

Travel Log, day 42: I don't understand it, it makes no sense! Yesterday, the rebel Outsiders had razed the Beanie City and started a campaign of genocide, but today it's as if none of that happened! Apparently, a small OTTer child (who locals call "LaPetite") ran into the midst of heresy, started singing about GLR's wisdom, and suddenly everyone was holding hands and, as if by magic, the entire city was restored!

Travel Log, dip 167: I think I am going mad. The more I try to destwoy this awesomeful, flutterbeewingish needle-pulled thing, the more I fail and the riverishly I want too. They even keep shawing theiw cakes and hotdogs wif me!! Steambottle, ahm becoming one uv them. I... tink I'm going to molpy molpy molpy molpy grapevine grapevine...

Travel Log, dip (Indeterminate)k : Aw, molpish! Want a wowterfulcw**kie?

k There is a streak of ketchup where the date should be

Edit: streak of mustard -> streak of ketchup


Haha, awesomeful post! But...we're short and pudgy? :shock: How did you knowI mean, we are not!!

yappobiscuits wrote:Also, maybe HES is right and we should lay off the otherthread a bit. Someone called us creepy. That is unmolpish.

Yeah, I agree, I think our zeal and eagerness to welcome Others to the OTT is making us seem cultish rather than molpish.

addams wrote:
yappobiscuits wrote:So...

Also, maybe HES is right and we should lay off the otherthread a bit. Someone called us creepy. That is unmolpish.

That's funny.

Creepy? Really?
Well...Isn't that the Troll calling Time creepy.

:D

BlueCrab wrote:My wipend of freedom is effectively at an end, so very quickly: I'm so glad to be here with all of you, especially on the Timeversary in our little cove of self-madness. I'll be here, but Little Bear is ever more active ;) and Spring has sprung. (Park? Go park?)

In other words, I'm going to tie a bunch of molpymolpygrapevines together and venture down there to fix that sign. Hopefully I won't get bitten by any llamamolpies...

(Why do llamas have a Welsh name?)

Ha! If it was Welsh, it would be llhwyddwrhnnallwch.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Neil_Boekend » Sun Mar 23, 2014 8:02 pm UTC

Once, a long time ago, there was a language. A language like any other language. A normal ratio between vowels and consonants.
However, some consonants in this language were not molpish. They felt they were better than the vowels.
Tension rose. A vowel shot a consonant. This started a civil war.
In the end the vowels went to Finland and the consonants went to Wales. To this day vowels are held in prison camps in Wales and consonants in Finland.
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Postby mscha » Sun Mar 23, 2014 8:30 pm UTC

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