Escaped Through Me 2013-05-30

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Re: Escaped Through Me 2013-05-30

Post by Julie » Thu May 30, 2013 8:47 am

davids4250 wrote:
Timotheus wrote:I'll set up the podium and power point projector here in the confusion corner and Paul can hold a lecture series to explain just what the heck has happened in this chapter when he's ready to clear the air. I'll make sure there's soda, beer, and coffee and I'm sure we can arrange a potluck. He can even use my neon green pointer and my white board.
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Boxilar wrote:I still have my suspicions that this was intentional, that SDO planned this to eliminate the possibility of another Chimera, or something even worse.

She got the world grid up and running to eliminate outside influences.

She "boxed" the entire Anansi civilization to eliminate any knowledge they held, then effectively eliminated/ made sure there was no record of them in the Bibliothiki.

Finally, she eliminated the last well of knowledge on Golem and Chimera creation by banishing Mayhuel to the demon world. The Calender Machine loops may or may not have been intentional.

SDO also seems to be working at cross purposes or at least in parallel, with Bia on getting a Savior up and running. Shelly was Bia's project. Monica was Senior Director Odoya's.

The jury is still out on wether the FUBAR with the storage facility regarding the blending of the Anansi was intentional or not.

I love Brandi. I don't think I like Senior Director Odoya very much. I'm wondering what she'll be like when her mind is put back together.
If SDO was looking to create a mortal savior, then Monica is out of the running since she's effectively immortal now that she's all phoenix-y...and you'd expect the Great Chessmaster to be able to account for that eventuality. :) And remember...the dolls that were part of the solution to the Calendar Machine problem (which resulted in M being stabbed in the head with something that had phoenix blood in it) came from Bia. :) (Geez...now I really want to go back and re-read everything from the beginning to I can get a handle on that awesomeness...AND so I can maybe get a better handle on current events)

That said, I agree with you. I'm very fond of Brandi. I don't really like the Senior Director much (though I'm a fan of unlikable characters in stories, so it's a good thing I don't like her).
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Re: Escaped Through Me 2013-05-30

Post by Atomic » Thu May 30, 2013 8:55 am

Maybe the slot wasn't empty after all - it was.... The Dark Crystal!
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Re: Escaped Through Me 2013-05-30

Post by Aleister Crow » Thu May 30, 2013 9:01 am

Timotheus wrote:I'll set up the podium and power point projector here in the confusion corner and Paul can hold a lecture series to explain just what the heck has happened in this chapter when he's ready to clear the air. I'll make sure there's soda, beer, and coffee and I'm sure we can arrange a potluck. He can even use my neon green pointer and my white board.
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Post by jwhouk » Thu May 30, 2013 9:29 am

Boxilar wrote: I love Brandi. I don't think I like Senior Director Oduya very much. I'm wondering what she'll be like when her mind is put back together.
...Who says they're going to be put back together?
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Re: Escaped Through Me 2013-05-30

Post by ChattaStarhawk » Thu May 30, 2013 9:53 am

What I'm wondering is: What shape the hole is and does it match the crystal being carried by the vampire pair?

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Re: Escaped Through Me 2013-05-30

Post by RunningBull » Thu May 30, 2013 10:32 am

Does this mean that Orson Miller may have "blended" with them?
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Re: Escaped Through Me 2013-05-30

Post by Boxilar » Thu May 30, 2013 11:04 am

jwhouk wrote:
Boxilar wrote: I love Brandi. I don't think I like Senior Director Oduya very much. I'm wondering what she'll be like when her mind is put back together.
...Who says they're going to be put back together?
I can't post a linky since I'm on my phone, but Tsilla seemed to think that would be a possible outcome of all this when she was doing her operator thing in the Library .

And think Monica is the "mortal" savior set in motion by SDO, since she wasn't immortal until after the Calender Machine was "fixed".

I also think that now that the Calender loops are over, everyone and everything that was staying clear while he Earth was in an effective 80,0000 year stasis are looking to get their hands back in.

I think that Tsilla, Bia, SDO, Phix and everyone else are trying to tie up loose ends before things really get crazy.

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Re: Escaped Through Me 2013-05-30

Post by kingklash » Thu May 30, 2013 11:43 am

All those Sparks released, and they were filtered through 'Sali? If they get solid forms, is the Wapsiverse ready for that many people influenced by our teen bird?

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Re: Escaped Through Me 2013-05-30

Post by TheDOCTOR » Thu May 30, 2013 11:51 am

Well it Does appear Katherine gave Bird-girl a 'Pre-Cardial Thump' ( old school C.P.R.), however This is looking like the end of STII: Wrath of Kahn.
I just don't want to see Atsali go. :cry:
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Post by Fairportfan » Thu May 30, 2013 4:08 pm

donoho wrote:First thing I thought of was the 13 Ghosts of Scooby Doo....
I try not to think of Scooby Doo at all...

Well, most of the time.

And then i see something good...
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Re: Escaped Through Me 2013-05-30

Post by Dave » Thu May 30, 2013 4:45 pm

Thinking about the Etheitians who have just escaped (into some form)... I do see something potentially quite ominous here.

Atsali's comments indicate that they've been stuck in confinement, conscious and aware for much of the time since they were shrinkwrapped into the storage crystals. This is apparently not a case of "Mr. Scott spending 75 years in the transporter buffer" (there was never any evidence in that particular story that he was conscious and aware of time passing while in pattern-storage). Although the Etheitians may have been "blended" somehow, they still seem to have spent a terribly long time "awake" and in a state which may very well have been equivalent to sensory deprivation.

Humans do not do well with long periods of sensory deprivation. Even "solitary confinement" in prison is bad enough... being unplugged from your senses for more than moderate periods of time has a nasty tendency to lead to hallucination and psychosis.

Katherine and Atsali may now be faced with the problem of dealing with a large number of (possibly discorporate) intelligences which may very well be suffering from a really bad case of Tagii syndrome. Consider the situation and the before and after states of a highly intelligent entity stuck in this sort of isolated storage for awhile...

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Post by nerf-dweller » Thu May 30, 2013 6:23 pm

MerchManDan wrote:I'm suddenly wondering if Senior Director Oduya saw THIS coming. I doubt it, but somehow...I don't doubt it.
Senior Director Oduya more then saw it coming, I think she planned it. Remember the missing Cystal that's current in Lily's hands? (Ok currently between her partner's breasts :mrgreen: ). How did that Cryptic get from the Anaszi library to that pueblo in the desert? Brandy was the last soul in the Anasazi library before the big literal Earth shaking KA-BOOM!. She's the most obvious suspect. And with the flasback's emphassis on the six babies being cramped into a single Crystal. I've give everyone one guess as what Crystal that was. (Hint: see above).

My brain is going in so many directions for plot possibilities. It's hard to focus in any one direction. I think I'm gonna hate tomorrow's comic (and having to way the entire week-end).

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Re: Escaped Through Me 2013-05-30

Post by Wyvern » Thu May 30, 2013 9:54 pm

Fairportfan wrote:I try not to think of Scooby Doo at all... Well, most of the time. And then i see something good...
Oh, yes! For those who've not seen that before, the title is If Scooby-Doo Were a Real Dog. I've long since lost the Deviantart URL.
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Re: Escaped Through Me 2013-05-30

Post by Timotheus » Thu May 30, 2013 10:24 pm

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Re: Escaped Through Me 2013-05-30

Post by MerchManDan » Fri May 31, 2013 1:06 am

Fairportfan wrote:I try not to think of Scooby Doo at all...
Oh, come on. Any cartoon that gets praise from Carl Sagan (see the Periphery Demographic entry) can't be so bad. (then again, he may not have watched the later generations)
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Re: Escaped Through Me 2013-05-30

Post by Fairportfan » Fri May 31, 2013 2:44 am

MerchManDan wrote:
Fairportfan wrote:I try not to think of Scooby Doo at all...
Oh, come on. Any cartoon that gets praise from Carl Sagan (see the Periphery Demographic entry) can't be so bad. (then again, he may not have watched the later generations)
Any cartoon that got praise from Carl Sagan probably isn't any good at all.

As far as i'm concerned, the only worthwhile thing Sagan did was inspire the creation of a new unit of measurement - the Sagan*.

Now, the original It's Time for Beanie (the puppet show) got praise from Einstein. Personally, i suspect whether ol' Isaac liked it or not was a better criterion for judging kids' teevee
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Post by MerchManDan » Fri May 31, 2013 3:38 am

Fairportfan wrote:As far as i'm concerned, the only worthwhile thing Sagan did was inspire the creation of a new unit of measurement - the Sagan.
*several deep breaths later*
That's an opinion, and you're entitled to it. I disagree with it, but it's nnngh....not a big deal. Suggestion: Let's not take this any further, to avoid tension. Agreed?
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Re: Escaped Through Me 2013-05-30

Post by Fairportfan » Fri May 31, 2013 3:51 am

MerchManDan wrote:
Fairportfan wrote:As far as i'm concerned, the only worthwhile thing Sagan did was inspire the creation of a new unit of measurement - the Sagan.
*several deep breaths later*
That's an opinion, and you're entitled to it. I disagree with it, but it's nnngh....not a big deal. Suggestion: Let's not take this any further, to avoid tension. Agreed?
Agreed. It was a slightly exaggerated version of my view, actually...
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Re: Escaped Through Me 2013-05-30

Post by Wyvern » Fri May 31, 2013 7:44 am

That was quick. I notice that the fandom finds Velma more interesting than Daphne - the curvy nerd stereotype beats the trendy model stereotype?
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Re: Escaped Through Me 2013-05-30

Post by Fairportfan » Fri May 31, 2013 11:25 am

Well, the fan-art that can appear on DeviantArt tends to feature Velma a lot.

Daphne gets a lot of ... action ... on Rule 34 sites.
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