Yaxchilan Detour 2013-06-05

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Yaxchilan Detour 2013-06-05

Post by jwhouk » Wed Jun 05, 2013 12:54 am

.... BUD?
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Post by Atomic » Wed Jun 05, 2013 12:57 am

Or someone from Bud's family tree!
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Post by ChattaStarhawk » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:00 am

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Post by davids4250 » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:00 am

Bud can POIT. That was a BVVVVVVVVVorp! Totally different modes of transport.
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Post by Opus the Poet » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:04 am

Sumpin' strange goin' on here.

I mean seriously, even by Wapsiverse standards this is highly out of the ordinary.
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Post by NOTDilbert » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:10 am

Didn't the Library display that kind of hexagon-hologram pattern as Kath and Atsali were outward bound?
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Post by Jay-Em » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:12 am

Ahh..

I was already starting to miss her.

Apparently The Library, or some other power ,decided to intercept Bud's "poit" so she could assist (understatement of the year, more like "save their asses") Kat and Atsali.

Nice timing, be it a bit tight... (like Atsi and Kat's buttocks.. They must be só tight that only dogs can hear them fart...)
but, why 42?
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Post by Fairportfan » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:12 am

NOTDilbert wrote:Didn't the Library display that kind of hexagon-hologram pattern as Kath and Atsali were outward bound?
Ummm ... jes' a sec ... No.
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Post by Fairportfan » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:14 am

Ummm ... is this Bud ... or Acacia?

Where in her timeline did she come from?

Will she recognise Katherine?
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Post by Dave » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:17 am

That looks more like a "retrieve from crystal" materialization than what we've seen of "normal" stargate travel... much less a poit. Definitely not what I expected to see happen... or who!

If this is Bud, why did she appear this way? If it's Acacia out of storage, why the eyes no glowie? and what the hell has gone amok with the timeline this time?

Pity we can't see down to her feet to look for the grass stains... I'd expect to see the blades of a vorpal sward here.

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Post by Sidhekin » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:20 am

"I was going to say that" × 4.

Yeah, Bud may have taken a wrong turn at Albuquerque, but that's not her poiting. Someone or something caught her, presumably mid-poit, and redrew her in the Mapimi Silent Zone.

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Post by My2Cents » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:22 am

1. Where is Atsali now, since she appears to have been replaced by Bud. Did she take over and reconfigure Atsali's body, or swap places?
2. How did Acaci come to be there? If she was trapped inside the computer, does this mean there is more than one Bud?
3. The Bud we all knew and loved appears to be quite a bit smarter than the one in http://wapsisquare.com/comic/sweet-dreams/

Hope this gets sorted out before the Friday cliff hanger.

At least Kathryn's emergency exit just showed up. Bud, assuming it actually is Bud, can poit them both out.

Of course, there is going to be one hell of a mess when the self destruct is finished.
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Post by Mark N » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:25 am

My2Cents wrote:
Of course, there is going to be one hell of a mess when the self destruct is finished.
Not if it is a clean melt down.
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Post by Timotheus » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:28 am

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Isn't Bud supposed to be at Yaxchilan (hence the title)?
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Post by KnightDelight » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:35 am

It may be Bud. When they met up with Brandi, she said Bud had been sent to Yaxchilan (http://wapsisquare.com/comic/last-two/). Seems like a lot of lag though if she's just now trying to get there. Could be she had to use a stargate because she had never been to Yaxchilan before.

EDIT: Oh wait ... She was probably on her way to Mesa Verde FROM Yaxchilan.
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Post by Jay-Em » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:43 am

That^^

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Post by NOTDilbert » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:45 am

Fairportfan wrote:
NOTDilbert wrote:Didn't the Library display that kind of hexagon-hologram pattern as Kath and Atsali were outward bound?
Ummm ... jes' a sec ... No.
Errrmmm... Got it. That's what the holographic map of the Library looked like when Atsali pulled it up.

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Post by NOTDilbert » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:52 am

If the Library intercepted and re-directed Bud's poit, then Mapimi is no longer silent, no?

EDIT: Also, the putting-into-a-crystal sound is "*thip*"; this does not, however, preclude the taking-out-of-a-crystal sound as being "bvvvvvVORP". EDIT2: I had to look thrice to notice Atsali's dematerialization effect; apparently the computer has a sense of self-preservation. Or Atsali's a quick study.

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Post by MerchManDan » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:57 am

WOOO!! :mrgreen: Here comes the Cavalry!! And not a moment too soon.
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Re: Yaxchilan Detour 2013-06-05

Post by Timotheus » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:59 am

It really seems to me that we have elements of at least two different stories going on here that have been mixed together. These stories either represent the same basic event from two different event cycles or two different timelines, but they are two essentially separate occurrences that involved the same people and locations under different circumstances and are now being mixed up in their after effects.

It just seems like the different scenes, personalities, comments, references, et al, being revealed are not fitting together as one event but more along the lines of two or possibly more events. (As a perhaps not really good example there's the magically disappearing and reappearing mark on Brandi's face.) I guess what I'm saying is that this story arc is giving off the kind of feel you get from one of those time travel stories where someone keeps changing the past and reconfigures the story's present.
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