1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Sep 30, 2013 12:30 am UTC

ggh wrote:Hmm, I'm tired, and my current Stealth Streak is 57. Related?

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I was planning on adding them anyway.

Postby Eternal Density » Mon Sep 30, 2013 12:48 am UTC

ggh wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:Yep, titles are everything! :wink:

Y'know, that's one of my favourite things about Sandcastle Builder. I'm not looking at Newpix 484. I'm looking at
Newpix 484
The Sandcastle Eon
The Industrial Era
The Tasting

Nostalgia and majesty in one go.


Hmm, I'm tired, and my current Stealth Streak is 57. Related?
*adds a badge for getting stealth streak to 4000 and 4000000*
You're welcome.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:00 am UTC

Eternal Density wrote:*adds a badge for getting stealth streak to 4000 and 4000000*
You're welcome.
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Postby Eternal Density » Mon Sep 30, 2013 2:02 am UTC

Good news!
1: I activated my Glass Blower a mNP or so ago, yay!
1.1:

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### 1.1
- Added Option to Options, to toggle OTColoured (only available when Chromatic Heresy is on)
- Added Option for longer numeric postfixes (i.e. show Kilo instead of K)
- Added a bunch more non-SI numeric postfixes which I made up because why not?
- Now I can specify Boost prices as '2.3T' or '95M' instead of 2300000000000 and 95000000
- Yeah messing that up was what caused everything to go to mustard for a while
- Shopping Assistant now only buys during ASHF (if you have Late Closing Hours, you'll get as many as 9 buys per ASHF)
- New ninja stealth boosts and badges
- Prevent spending 20 chips when you have 19
- Swim Between the Flags boosts for Flags and Rivers
- Fix to Erosion which had weird math
Enjoy!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby taixzo » Mon Sep 30, 2013 2:27 am UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Sep 30, 2013 2:40 am UTC

Wow, thanks for all the awesomeful updates, ED! Image

I must have this Glass Blower, whatever it is...
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Postby Eternal Density » Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:07 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:Wow, thanks for all the awesomeful updates, ED! Image

I must have this Glass Blower, whatever it is...

First you need the
Spoiler:
Glass Factory
badge...

*gets distracted for over a nopic*
Oops. Where was I?
Earlier I was going to put out v1.01 but I added enough new stuff that it became v1.1 instead.
Then I noticed a minor issue I wanted to improve so I started on v1.11 but then (partly because of thinking through replying to your post and how there is not a lot of use for glass yet) I added more stuff so now we have:

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### 1.2
- Castle tools use postfixes for amounts of castles rather than long form
- New Badge
- New Boosts

Go forth and discover!

ETA: no one ninja'd my post in all that time? I AM DISAPPOINT!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:14 am UTC

New Othercomic is up!

Eternal Density wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:Wow, thanks for all the awesomeful updates, ED! Image

I must have this Glass Blower, whatever it is...

First you need the
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Glass Factory
badge...

Yep, got that. What else do I need?
Ooh, I see an intriguing new boost in the store. A category I've not seen yet. I must get more sand to buy it! Image
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Primis » Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:20 am UTC

Been gone since page 15, what have I missed?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby AluisioASG » Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:22 am UTC

Primis wrote:Been gone since page 15, what have I missed?

Not much, to be fair.
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Why do I make it so hard for myself?

Postby Eternal Density » Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:24 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:New Othercomic is up!

Eternal Density wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:Wow, thanks for all the awesomeful updates, ED! Image

I must have this Glass Blower, whatever it is...

First you need the
Spoiler:
Glass Factory
badge...

Yep, got that. What else do I need?
Ooh, I see an intriguing new boost in the store. A category I've not seen yet. I must get more sand to buy it! Image

Thanks I'd forgotten about those.
Next the
Spoiler:
Glass Furnace unlocks, you buy it and switch it on and wait for it and upgrade it and eventually have enough glass chips for the blower to be available (from Glass Chip Storage)

I have the new thing unlocked also but 95% of my sand is used up elsewhere :(
And if I Coma Molpy Style I'll get no glass :( this is tricky!
Primis wrote:Been gone since page 15, what have I missed?
Um...

The Song of Missed Things
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Molpy, Molpy, Molpy, Molpy
Molpy, Molpy, Molpy, Molpy
Grapevine, Grapevine!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby AluisioASG » Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:25 am UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Primis » Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:30 am UTC

AluisioASG wrote:
Primis wrote:Been gone since page 15, what have I missed?

Not much, to be fair.

15 was a typo, meant 51*
Lets see,
Left around when newpix turned into longpix,
Religion had just split into two orthodoxen (Metric and Imperial popes)
And the wiki had 15 articles...
Good comic though!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:32 am UTC

Primis! Maker of the GIF! It's been a long Time...welcome back to the needle-pulled thing, Old One! (Did you know your gif was broken?) Image

Eternal Density wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:Yep, got that. What else do I need?
Ooh, I see an intriguing new boost in the store. A category I've not seen yet. I must get more sand to buy it! Image

Thanks I'd forgotten about those.
Next the
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Glass Furnace unlocks, you buy it and switch it on and wait for it and upgrade it and eventually have enough glass chips for the blower to be available (from Glass Chip Storage)

Ah, okay.
Spoiler:
I've got that running, I just need to reach the number of glass chips. Are you using the 95% of your sand for the Glass Furnace? I have 30% dedicated to that right now, not sure how much sand I should be giving to it.
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Re: 1000

Postby MistyCat » Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:36 am UTC

BlindPosting from 1000
Cheered by Sigcouragement from many.

Spoiler:
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1000 Newpages!

Here's a Present Present for all you OTTers out there!

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There was so much creativity in the last 100 pages! Hard to pick a favourite, but this Sestina from ergman would be right up there.

ergman wrote:Alright. I did a Sestina. It wasn't easy, but damn if if was fun. I went for the 11 syllables per line rule as well, though apparently that isn't mandatory. Suffice to say I did a lot of counting on my fingers:
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In Time we heed certain creeds: the sea is big
Revealed by our prophets: the river is small
Cuegan's brief rare dialogues: the tree is neat
Recorded, hid in footnotes: the fire is old
Mystic exposition: empty, beautiful
And of course lord Randall's own words: wait for it

When I first stumbled all alone into It
A panel as per thrice a week, nothing big
Two folk on a beach, so zen and beautiful
Left it alone thinking it something small
Returned later and saw not panel of old
An oh so slow changing image, I thought 'Neat'

Curious about the rules of all things neat
I wiki'd and found a religion 'bout it
In needle pulled form, 400 pages old
I feared to blitz, for time was scarce, pages big
I joined in, threw in my voice, though it is small
I could not bypass something so beautiful

I Learned the terms, the mad tongue so beautiful
I met the folk so kind, funny and neat
Hunted for the molpy, secretive and small
The varied creation pile, I fed some to it
Speculated heresy, theories big
For food I gave sorbet to replace the old

If time ended I could not go back to the old
I've changed, witnessing this thing so beautiful
I can't undrink from the salty sea so big
I forever shall regard the trees as neat
There's double meaning when I say wait for it
The man I was pre-OTT was someone small

Outside now throws my way many matters small
Narnia style, will I one day grow too old?
Ok, that worry's senseless, do I ignore it
Have faith that OTC's forever beautiful
Believe in GLR, science-god so neat
He knows what he's doing like the trees so big

~It needs small words, sestina the beautiful
I'm a whole six stanzas old, and it's still neat
Though I'm tired of its 39 lines; so big~

Well, there you have it. Very melodramatic, as many poems are. Coma time for me now. Have fun


And so to Coma.

I've made it to 1000/1512
I shall reach the end.
Purrr.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:41 am UTC

Looks like MistyCat is making molpish progress!
Onward, into the future!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ChronosDragon » Mon Sep 30, 2013 5:00 am UTC

Primis wrote:
AluisioASG wrote:
Primis wrote:Been gone since page 15, what have I missed?

Not much, to be fair.

15 was a typo, meant 51*
Lets see,
Left around when newpix turned into longpix,
Religion had just split into two orthodoxen (Metric and Imperial popes)
And the wiki had 15 articles...
Good comic though!


I defer you to the wiki

It has many of the answers. Not all, but many. You may acquire further knowledge by inquiring of the modern OTTers.
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Sandra, the Lost Robot

Postby Eternal Density » Mon Sep 30, 2013 5:03 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:Ah, okay.
Spoiler:
I've got that running, I just need to reach the number of glass chips. Are you using the 95% of your sand for the Glass Furnace? I have 30% dedicated to that right now, not sure how much sand I should be giving to it.
Actually I'm using 96% for that and 1% for the blower which isn't actually in production quite yet :( I kinda forgot about the whole 'needing sand for other stuff' thing.

Also I went to fix a minor mayonaisse
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(bean should be beanish tech)
and then...

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### 1.21
- Fixed bean group name mayonaisse
- Made Sand Purifier upgradeable
- Fixed Glass Furnace and Glass Blower description mustard: was using the sand cost % value for the amount produced.
- Fixed Sand Refinery upgrade descripton text: was using the amount produced value for the future sand cost % value.
- Proactively fixed the same for Glass Chiller (currently they ARE the same value but they might not always be)
- Great Scott!


Yay, Blitzer progress!
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It has many of the answers. Not all, but many. You may acquire further knowledge by inquiring of the modern OTTers.
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ETA I think the new version is going to take a little time to appear because it's too soon after the previous. Wait For it...
ETA There it is!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby AluisioASG » Mon Sep 30, 2013 5:10 am UTC

Well, I was waiting for a callfigurative but I guess the would-be caller forgot about it. Therefore,
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Sep 30, 2013 5:14 am UTC

Image Gigawatts! Great Scott!

Somehow I exceeded the speed of the VITSSÅGEN, JA! (not surprising, considering how much I use it) and the description is now undefined. Whoops!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby azule » Mon Sep 30, 2013 5:39 am UTC

@BlitzGirl - Love that new form of story bending (the title making). 8-)

@EternalDensity - Neat OdeTiTy. Easy for me to get. :)

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Postby Eternal Density » Mon Sep 30, 2013 5:43 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:Image Gigawatts! Great Scott!

Somehow I exceeded the speed of the VITSSÅGEN, JA! (not surprising, considering how much I use it) and the description is now undefined. Whoops!
Is that in Stats view or normally? Cos I don't quite understand how that would happen. (Cos the stats description is undefined after it reaches 100 but it should fall back on the default description which doesn't have a counter.)
It still works, right?
And you've already got
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Swedish Chef
so it should have already maxed out.
Also I have total deja vu right now.

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Re: Conquerors From Azrackath, Part IV

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Sep 30, 2013 5:58 am UTC

Eternal Density wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:Image Gigawatts! Great Scott!

Somehow I exceeded the speed of the VITSSÅGEN, JA! (not surprising, considering how much I use it) and the description is now undefined. Whoops!
Is that in Stats view or normally? Cos I don't quite understand how that would happen. (Cos the stats description is undefined after it reaches 100 but it should fall back on the default description which doesn't have a counter.)
It still works, right?

It's on stats view, where it used to say "speed is x out of 100." Now on stats view it just says "undefined." The boost still works, and is still increasing as I click (I think I'm at 102 now). On normal view I just see the pun toggle. Image
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Time Capsule from mrob27, deposited on Newpage 479

Postby mrob27 » Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:04 am UTC

Time Capsule from mrob27, deposited on Newpage 479

Do not open until Newpage 1512


@Earthling on Mars, and @SBN thanks for the sigcouragement! (if I hadn't mentioned it before).

I am so glad that you all enjoyed my recent Boom-de-Yada tribute. Bonus points for getting fooled by my spoiler buttons (there's an OTTification in there, I think). I am similarly humbled by your creations, in no particular order:

@yappobiscuits, the Metal Molpy Grapevine leaves me speechless. As an Old One, I particularly appreciated the Cthulhu.

@Eternal Density, the game continues to amuse and perplex me. I don't see how I can get any further but there are dozens of unavailable badges. Am I supposed to Moply Down? Why would I ever want to throw away all my work and start over at Newpix 1?

@ChronosDragon, you're one of the ones who was around since nearly the beginning and the procedurally-generated digital Millinewpix clock in your signature inspired me to do the Blitz Progress message in mine. I wear your hat proudly (though I've been thinking of asking if you could make it a teensy bit brighter? The avatar itself seems to overpower the hat). Oh, and in reply to this:

ChronosDragon wrote:Wow! Amazing :D Another Boom De Yada to add to our arsenal (now imagine the title as onomatopoeia - "BOOM!" (cannon) "deeee yahdaaaaaa" (cannonball sailing past)).

I've actually added two Boom-de-Yadas counting the kitties, but in the latter case I guess the onomatopoeia would be: "BOOM! mmmmMMRROOOOOOWWWWWWWWwwwwww duh!".

@ucim, I think you have amazing timing. With which I'll segue into my:

_ - ¯ - _ Travelogue _ - ¯ - _


By a curious temporal coincidence, I read the first (prologue) post (Newpage 454) from the series now called the Acts of the Clerics, and then Only a newpix or two later Nopixbot informed me that I had been mentioned in the latest installment by @ucim. The coincidence was stunning: I began reading NP454 at 2013-09-25 5:53 PM MLHT, a mere 160 millinewpix after that latest post by @ucim. If I had been one Newpage behind in my Blitz, I might have found out about the Acts of the Clerics in an anachronistic manner :) But the Wiki link made it clear that this is a 'thing' that is still going on, which I will want to read in its own time.

In response to Prologue the First is @BlitzGirl's touching statement of some things that clearly are making this forum thread special (at least from the perspective of The Fading and Early Journey period), and which has fittingly been quoted many times since:

Spoiler:
in a Timeless inspiration, BlitzGirl wrote: Greetings, ucim, he who emerges from quiet contemplation! I am honored that you have consecrated a Gospel, and flattered that you grant me such a title.

I have seen many wonders on my Quest, and this I have learned: Time is not absolute. Though dedicated forum-dwellers may debate names to a Period fresh to their eyes, a weary wanderer may come to the same TimeFrame many longpix later seeing it as but a flash in the long, long thread of Time. While some among us hold fast to the heels of the Now, posting with immediacy and brevity, there are still others at the same moment following 10 newpages back, or 50, or 300. Those of us who experienced the great Fading in real-Time have shared an experience those that follow will never quite match, just as we ourselves cannot comprehend the madness that struck in the early quickpix, or during the Madness itself.

Yet these divisions do not separate us, but make us more powerful. As grains of Sand(semencancercoffeebabies) in a Sandcastle, this needle-pulled thing works best when we are not all of the same shape. Our quirks clasp us together all the more strongly, so that when we Wait for it together - whatever Time we may travel, whatever sect we may splinter, whatever graph or song or hat we share - we are not alone. For though Time may scatter us among the pastposts and the Present, in the end, it is also what brought us to this mad, mad, glorious home in the first place.

As is clear from your avatars even to the Present, @BlitzGirl's Boom-de-Yada was received with seaishƧ approval. I was kind of surprised to find that the rest of the Thread responded with... well, an apocalypse of puns. Our great Blitzrandir, the Poetess of the Present, was amazingly restrained amidst page after page of it. I guess her aversion to puns is to develop in my afterwhen, and I can imagine that this "bag" thing is a contributing factor to BlitzGirl's transformation from this:

It's snow small feat, living up to your expectations. But I promise that my rain will be one of peace.


to the terrifying wielder of punsawsomeness we know today.

By another temporal coincidence, the return of Zombie Pope @Helper the First was followed very shortly by the rebooting of Paranoid Cybernaut @HAL9000.

There really hasn't been too much else going on these past 35 Newpages, which has made the Thread a bit dull. I've been thinking a lot about the delicate balance that exists between my Blitzing (a voyeuristic activity with much diligent note-taking), my creative writing (these missives, and the OTTifications like that below) and interaction(s) with the afterwhen (you guys, i.e. the Present).

I had to create my Boom-de-Yada tribute, both out of admiration for @BlitzGirl and the OTT and as an act of personal creative expression. But it took a lot of effort, and I found myself wondering after a while, What's the point? Why am I doing all this?. At first it was just going to be a big panel, like both of those done by BlitzGirl, but with Timeframe-sized frames, it would have been too big. The website with a frame-by-frame navigator came out of that, plus it was a chance to learn JavaScript.

But then I inevitably get into the "Refresh Furiously" loop in @Eternal Density's "Learning to OTTify" based on xkcd 854 (or perhaps it's "How to do Good OTTification", based on xkcd 844). I use my Nopixbot (i.e. loading Newpages and converting to ASCII, then scanning for my name) to see if anyone noticed what I did and if they liked it. I'm a little like the Spirit rover wondering if I've been a good rover and can come home. Blitzing is lonely sometimes. But I also realize that if I'm fretting too much about self-worth, I just need a good coma.

I imagine all artists do this, and it must be painful. By coincidence, a similar thing was happening to @buffygirl, and came to a head here on Newpage 459. She received many kind words and reassurances that her work is greatly appreciated, and there's no need to worry about hats, and all will work out in time. I see a little bit of myself in what buffygirl went through.

After so much deep thought, I inevitably want to OTTify it, so here we go. (This is of course my spin on @Eternal Density's flowchart):

OTTIFICATION, MROB27 STYLEҨ
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Signing off for now (or from aforewhen to you),

- mrob27

P.S. Nothing from @Timborme this time, I told him to lose himself in the vast network of corridors of the TARDIS, and I'm afraid he's gotten lost. But I didn't want him seeing the Boom-de-Yada, which I had started many Newpages before actually arriving at NP464.

Ƨ which really doesn't capture the magnitude of it. What's bigger than the sea?

Ҩ not a retrOTTification, I am speaking firmly in the present here. Though I suppose this is spoiler-free for NP868 or later, since that's when the term "OTTification" was coined.

Mrob Local Heretical Time

- < End Transmission > -


Retro-edit to add RELATED gif smiley, per Mopey Mome BlitzGirl's decree:Image This is the Knight Temporal, but with an Hourglass on the shield and letter "T" for "Time" on the helmet.

Really redundant, cause all the kittkes ran away from me in fright after I fired one out of the cannon for ChronosDragon:
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Re: Conquerors From Azrackath, Part IV

Postby Eternal Density » Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:14 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:
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BlitzGirl wrote:Image Gigawatts! Great Scott!

Somehow I exceeded the speed of the VITSSÅGEN, JA! (not surprising, considering how much I use it) and the description is now undefined. Whoops!
Is that in Stats view or normally? Cos I don't quite understand how that would happen. (Cos the stats description is undefined after it reaches 100 but it should fall back on the default description which doesn't have a counter.)
It still works, right?

It's on stats view, where it used to say "speed is x out of 100." Now on stats view it just says "undefined." The boost still works, and is still increasing as I click (I think I'm at 102 now). On normal view I just see the pun toggle. Image

Oh I see what I did. It needs a return me.desc; added.

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Re: Conquerors From Azrackath, Part IV

Postby Neil_Boekend » Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:59 am UTC

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BlitzGirl wrote:Image Gigawatts! Great Scott!

Somehow I exceeded the speed of the VITSSÅGEN, JA! (not surprising, considering how much I use it) and the description is now undefined. Whoops!
Is that in Stats view or normally? Cos I don't quite understand how that would happen. (Cos the stats description is undefined after it reaches 100 but it should fall back on the default description which doesn't have a counter.)
It still works, right?
And you've already got <spoiler> so it should have already maxed out.
Also I have total deja vu right now.

ETA what's an OdeTiTy?

It's something that's weird in the reference frame of the OTT. Eating mustard on your bread for example.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Sep 30, 2013 7:36 am UTC

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Eternal Density wrote:ETA what's an OdeTiTy?

It's something that's weird in the reference frame of the OTT. Eating mustard on your bread for example.

Steambottle. Image

@mrob27: Ah yes, the Bag Incident of Newpage 467. 'Twas my fault, and I have taken it upon myself to try and prevent such a horrific event from ever happening again.

mrob27 wrote:I've been thinking a lot about the delicate balance that exists between my Blitzing (a voyeuristic activity with much diligent note-taking), my creative writing (these missives, and the OTTifications like that below) and interaction(s) with the afterwhen (you guys, i.e. the Present).
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I had to create my Boom-de-Yada tribute, both out of admiration for @BlitzGirl and the OTT and as an act of personal creative expression. But it took a lot of effort, and I found myself wondering after a while, What's the point? Why am I doing all this?. At first it was just going to be a big panel, like both of those done by BlitzGirl, but with Timeframe-sized frames, it would have been too big. The website with a frame-by-frame navigator came out of that, plus it was a chance to learn JavaScript.

But then I inevitably get into the "Refresh Furiously" loop in @Eternal Density's "Learning to OTTify" based on xkcd 854 (or perhaps it's "How to do Good OTTification", based on xkcd 844). I use my Nopixbot (i.e. loading Newpages and converting to ASCII, then scanning for my name) to see if anyone noticed what I did and if they liked it. I'm a little like the Spirit rover wondering if I've been a good rover and can come home. Blitzing is lonely sometimes. But I also realize that if I'm fretting too much about self-worth, I just need a good coma.

Do not lose hope - this is a natural cycle for any blitzer. I had some dark periods myself wandering amid the pastposts. A dissoblitzer* like yourself has it slightly better, retrieving messages from your bot from the future...much the same way sigcouragement bolstered me in the earlier newpages. Your ottification is so true, and very treeish. Keep it up! You can make it!

Oh, and there will be no firing of redundakitty cannonballs! No wonder they're hiding from you! Image



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Re: Yottamolpies

Postby waveney » Mon Sep 30, 2013 7:49 am UTC

Eternal Density wrote:Would anyone mind if I change Shopping Assistant to something else? I don't know what yet. Any ideas? Cos I think it's not as useful as I'd imagined.


Get rid of it. Change it to something that raises the probability of Department of Redundancy kitties.

I would like to turn off the blast furnace - it is now a negative boost, the modest castles you gain (not enough to buy anything) are more than offset by its appearance due to Factory Automation - where it gets in the way of useful boosts such as DoN and Sales and enabling new boosts.

Also it is unfortunate that some (one off and never used) boosts clutter up the tagged display. For example I bought the Chateau, and thus got Rosseta (which I can't yet use) - does the Chateau offer any other benefit?

My Chrome game which is on shortpix is more ahead in glass than the advanced ff game on longpix.

Feature request: Allow as an option to set the time when a game triggers for ONGs (and thus npbs) the two games currently trigger at the same instant - difficult if they are both furniture sales. I don't think this will break anything or lead to misuse.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:00 am UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Neil_Boekend » Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:10 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:
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Eternal Density wrote:ETA what's an OdeTiTy?

It's something that's weird in the reference frame of the OTT. Eating mustard on your bread for example.

Steambottle. Image

Since my death my tastebuds are not as powerfull anymore. They have detached. Thus I prefer the food and drink I float through to be strong in taste. Thus I float through mustard, blue cheese and Ardberg 10.
But even in life I could enjoy a sandwich with only mustard on it.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:17 am UTC

I actually dislike both mustard and ketchup when I'm on the Outside. And mayonnaise. I'm not really a condiment person. Image
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby DrSamCarter » Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:19 am UTC

Primis wrote:Been gone since page 15, what have I missed?


Let me explain...

No. There is too much, let me sum up ...

No. There is too much, let me ...

Molpy molpy molpy molpy
Molpy molpy molpy molpy
Molpy molpy molpy molpy
Grapevine grapevine

.... Ninja'd, of course. Probably inevitable given the current molpy meminess and the fact that I was blindposting .............

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ZoomanSP » Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:25 am UTC

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Flutterbeewingish!
Wait on.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:26 am UTC

Thanks, Image!
Image Most-Ninja'd Words of the OTT Image

Molpy molpy molpy molpy,
Molpy molpy molpy molpy.
Molpy molpy molpy molpy,
Grapevine grapevine.
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Re: Yottamolpies

Postby Eternal Density » Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:27 am UTC

I've warmed up to mayo in recent years but my tastebuds are against other condiments especially m*stard.

My Favourite Icecream Flavours:
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Molpy molpy molpy molpy
Molpy molpy molpy molpy
Molpy molpy molpy molpy
Grapevine grapevine


waveney wrote:
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Eternal Density wrote:Would anyone mind if I change Shopping Assistant to something else? I don't know what yet. Any ideas? Cos I think it's not as useful as I'd imagined.


Get rid of it. Change it to something that raises the probability of Department of Redundancy kitties.

I would like to turn off the blast furnace - it is now a negative boost, the modest castles you gain (not enough to buy anything) are more than offset by its appearance due to Factory Automation - where it gets in the way of useful boosts such as DoN and Sales and enabling new boosts.

Also it is unfortunate that some (one off and never used) boosts clutter up the tagged display. For example I bought the Chateau, and thus got Rosseta (which I can't yet use) - does the Chateau offer any other benefit?

My Chrome game which is on shortpix is more ahead in glass than the advanced ff game on longpix.

Feature request: Allow as an option to set the time when a game triggers for ONGs (and thus npbs) the two games currently trigger at the same instant - difficult if they are both furniture sales. I don't think this will break anything or lead to misuse.
Currently I have altered it to only autobuy during ASHF, so I'll see if that gets any use. But your request for more kitties has been noted.
I'm not sure about Blast Furnace. Yes it gets in the way and slows things down and sometimes is annoying when it eats all your sand, but...
hmm maybe you have a point there. I'll think about it some more.
The Chateau will probably offer more in the future. This is a work in progress.
Yes I know that glass in shortpix will be twice as fast as in longpix. I expected you'd do exactly what you've done :P (After all that's kinda the point of shortpix...)
I understand why you want the staggered ONG timer and it's a nice idea and I can imagine a neat way to implement it, but it does kinda go against the whole spirit of Time, being that ONGs happen when they happen. I'd have to wait for further opinions but I"m currently leaning against it.
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Truly Wingish!

Also I checked the thread to see if there was anything I had to add or fix before putting up the next version but I accidentally committed on the release branch (ch*rping m*stardy steambottle!) so it's already out :P At least I only committed a working version!


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### 1.22
- VITSSÅGEN, JA! stats falls back to show description once powered up
- Glass Jaw now doesn't unlock until you have upgraded Glass Chiller at least once
- Glass Jaw also is now a Toggle (defaults to off so you may need to switch it on if you expect it to work)
- The above changes now prevent you from being in a situation where you need to Ninja-click 5 times to avoid being stuck unable to upgrade the Chiller ever
- Glass Furnace and Glass Blower now show 'currently activating/deactivating' instead of the activate/deactivate button, when appropriate
- A new department boost because I need it!
- Changed Ninja League/Legion un-hardlock placement so they won't become unavailable when you (by which I mean *I*) reload


Ninja Edit: I just got ninja'd by the following:
BlitzGirl wrote:Thanks, Image!
Image Most-Ninja'd Words of the OTT Image

Molpy molpy molpy molpy,
Molpy molpy molpy molpy.
Molpy molpy molpy molpy,
Grapevine grapevine.
Because after the previous posts ninja'd me I stopped to add my own at the top. SO RIGHT BlitzGirl!''

ETSpoiler some bits for seaishness
ETFix m*stard caused by rogue center tag
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:33 am UTC

Thanks, Image! And yay, more updates!
Incantation To Ward Off Thread-Mustard

Molpy molpy molpy molpy,
Molpy molpy molpy molpy.
Molpy molpy molpy molpy,
Grapevine grapevine.
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Still got metal molpies singing in my head.

Postby Eternal Density » Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:35 am UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:Thanks, Image! And yay, more updates!
Incantation To Ward Off Thread-Mustard

Molpy molpy molpy molpy,
Molpy molpy molpy molpy.
Molpy molpy molpy molpy,
Grapevine grapevine.

It worked! And By Baobabs that was a weird one, I've never seen my avatar down below my sig!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:37 am UTC

I must admit, that was some rather masterful mustard. I was looking at the top of the post, thinking, Where's the OTTer avatar?! Image

Edit: This is what it looked like on my screen (50% view) for curious blitzers and other OTTers:

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Dinner Time, JA!

Postby Eternal Density » Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:50 am UTC

I have a comparable screenshot :D
Also I just realised that I don't molpify the results of numbers coming out of the sand purified so once you upgradeit yyou'll probablysee stuff like 0.333333333... until I get to fix it.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Neil_Boekend » Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:53 am UTC

aserejè ja de jè de jebe tu de jebere seibiunouva,
majavi an de bugui an de buididipi,
aserejè ja de jè de jebe tu de jebere seibiunouva,
majavi an de bugui an de buididipi


On np 1506 SBN wrote:Once again, it's all related.
http://thedoghousediaries.com/5376

I failed. I didn't recognize them all. I can't identify 3 of them and I am wondering what Japan is a symbol for.
First one in the third row seems like a space ship, but not one I recognize. If I had to guess I'd say the cylons from Battlestar Galactica. *checks* Probably wrong. Then it must be some kind of first person shooter.
First one last row is unknown to me. Maybe a religious symbol?
Third one last row does trigger the word Linux, but if it is a Linux distro then I don't know which one.

Well, these guesses all seem silly now I have continued my Ketchup.

On np 1508 BlitzGirl wrote:
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BlitzGirl wrote:*zombie-stumbles out of coma* <snip> *zombie-stumbles back to coma*

*suspiciously eyes BlitzGirl*
Do we have to call lmjb1964 and her RAZOR team?

I'm not responsible for the type of descriptive words I choose when I'm operating on half a coma! I plead hyphenation or something.
Anyway, shouldn't be RAZOR going after Image first?

I'm not a zombie. I'm a ghost. A zombie is a working body without a mind behind it. I have no body but my mind is working as it did before I died. I am an antizombie. You, my dear Blitzgirl, are more of a zombie than I am, even without sleep deprivation. Unless you are an AI.

On NP 1509 yappobiscuits wrote:
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The wip-end is slow as chirp. Let's get things moving! I wanna see a huge chirpin' circle pit right in the middle of this molpychirpin' thread!
Cos it's present present time! Consider it a late half-yip present present ;)

Inspired by Devin Townsend's Deconstructing Badgers, a metal version of Weebl's original, I present to you…


And a heavy as chirp mp3 for y'all too.


Awefulsome! molpy! molpy! molpy!
A bit flashy .gif in the next spoiler:
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On np 1510 ChronosDragon wrote:Hmm. Would you OTTers be willing to participate in a small psychological study? I have a minilab in AP Psych that I need 30 data points for, and by no means do I know 30 willing people IRL. Due to the nature of the study I will have to withhold the purpose until after I collect responses, but rest assured it's nothing invasive. For now, just indicate whether or not you would be interested in participating, I'll contact you via PM to get actual responses.

I am willing. Although I must warn that all the psychological examiners that have tried to study me have gone insane Disclaimer: there have been no psychological examiners that have tried to study me..

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