1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:43 pm UTC

Yay! Another Dark Lord chapter! The First Commandment is always rewarded. :)

Yeah, the Dark Lord's gonna find you. And LaPetite... more dangerous than she looks!

I wish everyone a blessed Syzygy, and may we all be worthy of the Dawn of Time.

And that Popes me for NP 2640. Decree: Come celebrate the Dawn of Time with us! Molpyberry wine all around!

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Postby The Advent » Fri Mar 23, 2018 4:00 am UTC

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Upon Time and Eternity
by John Bunyan


LXXII. Upon Time and Eternity.
Eternity is like unto a Ring.
Time, like to Measure, doth it self extend;
Measure commences, is a finite thing.
The Ring has no beginning, middle, end.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Fri Mar 23, 2018 4:31 am UTC

And so it is confirmed that The Advent is a loopist. An awesomeful loopist, but once again we come full circle, only to arrive where we started, but not be the same person anymore, because of the experience of the journey. Reflected, fittingly, in the poem etched on the back, in the new perspective on the beach, and in the icon of The Advent xiself.

All of us are changed by the journey, and are fortunate to experience it anew, differently, every time the yip turns anew.

There remains but a dix or two before the Dawn. Will there be another image? Another poem? Another piece of enlightenment?

We'll just have to wait for it.

Smopu hvala nuvi dict amuah!

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Postby lmjb1964 » Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:50 am UTC

mikrit wrote:So, following decree, I wish you a happy 3/18, without using mrob’s utility to find out a snappy formula for 3.18. Or happy 3/19 to those of us in New Zealand, always one step ahead.

Hiya, mikrit! I'll take the happy 3/19, since that was my birthdip. :)

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Although we live much farther south.

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TheAdvent, how do you find these poems? One that talks about raft, one that talks about "We who wait," and a poem called Time that talks about a Sea and a flood (proof that Shelley was some sort of proto-OTTer). And where did you find this:
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so evocative of this:
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And that Water photo is spectacular. I continue to be in awe.

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  …MAŁP : The only words I see (from the stems database here, and the 2012 list here, which has almost 700,000 words) ending in -AŁP are MAŁP and SUPERMAŁP. MAŁP is the genitive plural of "monkey" or "ape". It would serve the same grammatical role as "raspberries" in the other title: so for example, that cassette might be saying LAS SZCZĘŚLIWYCH MAŁP which would mean "Forest of happy monkeys". You can guess what SUPERMAŁP means :)
  … or maybe MAŁP is something related to "molpy" :D

To me, it looks more like maybe TALP than MALP.

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This would allow doing things on the rediundant tape interface without mustarding the main one.

Me, me, I want to play with the tape recorder too!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Earthling on Mars » Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:31 pm UTC

ucim wrote:Yay! Another Dark Lord chapter! The First Commandment is always rewarded. :)

Yep, eventually. :wink:

The Advent's posts are treeish.

Can you believe we're almost to the fifth Timeiversary?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby lmjb1964 » Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:30 pm UTC

I can't believe it. Time does fly!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ergman » Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:08 am UTC

Eek! That's a quarter of my life! And it will only get bigger from there.
I made my avatar, Buffygirl hatted it, Yappo smileyed it and ggh taroted it!
I've changed, witnessing this thing so beautiful

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby taixzo » Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:36 am UTC

And a fifth of mine.

Hint of upcoming thing.
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1190: Time: ET TU, GENERAL ERROR?

Postby mrob27 » Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:43 am UTC

A brief reminder that you may use mrob.com/time/replay to view Time in real-time, as it were. Soon the "Time is about to start" screen will appear and then, 48 shortpix later at midnip Randall-Daylight-Time, we'll get Frame 1.

As presently given it is best for big screens, but if anyone would like something with minimal extra stuff, perhaps better suited for phones or what-not, let me know.
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Postby The Advent » Sat Mar 24, 2018 4:00 am UTC

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“Any fool can get into an ocean...”
by Jack Spicer


Any fool can get into an ocean
But it takes a Goddess
To get out of one.
What’s true of oceans is true, of course,
Of labyrinths and poems. When you start swimming
Through riptide of rhythms and the metaphor’s seaweed
You need to be a good swimmer or a born Goddess
To get back out of them
Look at the sea otters bobbing wildly
Out in the middle of the poem
They look so eager and peaceful playing out there where the water hardly moves
You might get out through all the waves and rocks
Into the middle of the poem to touch them
But when you’ve tried the blessed water long
Enough to want to start backward
That’s when the fun starts
Unless you’re a poet or an otter or something supernatural
You’ll drown, dear. You’ll drown
Any Greek can get you into a labyrinth
But it takes a hero to get out of one
What’s true of labyrinths is true of course
Of love and memory. When you start remembering.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ZoomanSP » Sat Mar 24, 2018 5:43 am UTC

New OtherComic.

Very wingish, The Advent!

*waits for it*
Wait on.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby svenman » Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:58 am UTC

taixzo wrote:And a fifth of mine.

About a tenth of mine...

taixzo wrote:Hint of upcoming thing.
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Intriguing. I think I got a pretty good match here:

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Syzygy

As subtly as some of the other poems were RELATED, this one was... quite unsubtly so. But treeish too!

And the format of todip's post was different. Looking forward to see what we'll get tomorrip.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Rakhal » Sat Mar 24, 2018 5:08 pm UTC

<Rakhal pops a furry ear out of the basement door and peers around carefully>
It's nearly timiversary time and time to creep out of the basement. Cool series of Advent posts!
Was wondering if the NP count to the start of Time on mrob's replay page should be in shortpix or longpix? It's in longpix at present, but Time will start off in shortpix of course..

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby moody7277 » Sat Mar 24, 2018 8:27 pm UTC

Rakhal wrote:<Rakhal pops a furry ear out of the basement door and peers around carefully>
It's nearly timiversary time and time to creep out of the basement. Cool series of Advent posts!
Was wondering if the NP count to the start of Time on mrob's replay page should be in shortpix or longpix? It's in longpix at present, but Time will start off in shortpix of course..


I figure it's since most of Time was spent with longpix, and to encourage more fervent observance of the first commandment.
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1190: Time: NO MINIP IN THE 'VERSE CAN CORINNE ME!

Postby mrob27 » Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:01 am UTC

Rakhal wrote:Was wondering if the NP count to the start of Time on mrob's replay page should be in shortpix or longpix? It's in longpix at present, but Time will start off in shortpix of course..

Hi @Rakhal! That's a good point. I think it depends on your perspective:
  If you imagine that you have "travelled back in time" and are literally in the past waiting for Time to start, and if you wish to avoid anachronistic words (perhaps to be properly understood by the people living in the Aforewhen), then it would have to just say "hours" because there was not yet any concept of shortpix or longpix.
  On the other hand, if you are in the real present time, and looking through a window on the past, or if you're travelling in your TARDIS and only speaking with others who are in on the secret, then I think it should use "nopix" which is what I've been using by default (nopix instead of "newpix" because alas, there are no more pix.)
  You're suggesting a third possibility, which is to retroactively extend the "oldpix" interval backwards into the past, kind of like the use of a Proleptic Gregorian calendar. My newpixometer conversion script indeed does this (here shown converting from UTC to "newpix"):

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  : newpixometer 20130325.0100
 Date 20130325.0100 == Newpix -7.0000
  : newpixometer 20130325.0200
 Date 20130325.0200 == Newpix -5.0000
  : newpixometer 20130325.0300
 Date 20130325.0300 == Newpix -3.0000
  : newpixometer 20130325.0359
 Date 20130325.0359 == Newpix -1.0333
  : newpixometer 20130325.0400
 Date 20130325.0400 == Newpix 1.0000
  : newpixometer 20130325.0401
 Date 20130325.0401 == Newpix 1.0333
  : newpixometer 20130325.0500
 Date 20130325.0500 == Newpix 3.0000
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I also used an idea suggested by someone on the OTT, which is that "there is no Newpix 0" the same way that "there is no year 0" in the common AD/BC year numbering used on the Outside. I think I got the idea from the newpix-converter userscript, which I inherited from @Pikrass and @Smithers.
  I'm inclined to use the first of the options I listed above, i.e. fantasy time-travel mode, using contemporaneous terminology. Therefore, I'll change it to "hours", for example "4.31 hours until Frame 1".

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1190: "Time": CHUPAMOLPIES? IN MY EQUIMOLPY?
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Happy 5th Anniversary of Time!

Postby BlitzGirl » Sun Mar 25, 2018 4:00 am UTC

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Molpy Timeversary!

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Hi everyone! It's awesomeful to see you all still otting! I guess it takes a Timeversary to drag me up the basement steps.

Did you like the advent calendar? I wanted to do something treeish for the 5th anniversary of Time, but I knew if I barged in being all blitzgirly I wouldn't be able to focus very well. But now that the project is done I can be as SREEE as I like! Image

I suspect a few of you guessed that it was me, so thanks for not telling! And I'm sorry if I disappoint anyone with the revelation that The Advent is not a true Revealer the Recent (I call the account Adventbot in my head, even though it's not a bot). Thank you to Jose for the existence of the calendar, which was my inspiration. It was a seaish amount of fun to create the project, and molpish to see the OTT respond.
And above all, it's wowterful to be in the Present again!
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The Garden by Moonlight
by Amy Lowell


A black cat among roses,
Phlox, lilac-misted under a first-quarter moon,
The sweet smells of heliotrope and night-scented stock.
The garden is very still,
It is dazed with moonlight,
Contented with perfume,
Dreaming the opium dreams of its folded poppies.
Firefly lights open and vanish
High as the tip buds of the golden glow
Low as the sweet alyssum flowers at my feet.
Moon-shimmer on leaves and trellises,
Moon-spikes shafting through the snow ball bush.
Only the little faces of the ladies’ delight are alert and staring,
Only the cat, padding between the roses,
Shakes a branch and breaks the chequered pattern
As water is broken by the falling of a leaf.
Then you come,
And you are quiet like the garden,
And white like the alyssum flowers,
And beautiful as the silent sparks of the fireflies.
Ah, Beloved, do you see those orange lilies?
They knew my mother,
But who belonging to me will they know
When I am gone.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby addams » Sun Mar 25, 2018 4:13 am UTC

Gasp! BlitzGirl!
It has been So long...
Life is, just, an exchange of electrons; It is up to us to give it meaning.

We are all in The Gutter.
Some of us see The Gutter.
Some of us see The Stars.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Sun Mar 25, 2018 4:35 am UTC

Hi addams! Image
It's definitely been too long!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby taixzo » Sun Mar 25, 2018 4:39 am UTC

Thank you for the awesomeful Advent!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Sun Mar 25, 2018 4:54 am UTC

You're welcome! Any Time!

(Though the pictures might get kind of repetitive after a few iterations.)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby GnomeAnne » Sun Mar 25, 2018 4:56 am UTC

I loved the calendar.
Thank you.


I thought it was probably an OTTer, and not a new revealer, but had no idea who it was.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Sun Mar 25, 2018 5:46 am UTC

That's a relief! I was afraid the use of poetry in particular might be too obvious. The only deliberate (and very, very riverish) hint I left was starting with the "Photo of a Girl on a Beach" poem. And much later, the poem used for Language mentioned lightning, but that was only a molpish coincidence.

There were more of the intentional OTT nods, like the reference in the River poem to the water coming from a faucet.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby addams » Sun Mar 25, 2018 6:03 am UTC

It's so nice to have BlitzGirl back.

It's all warm and fuzzy.
The World is set Right.

An important Family member came Home for The 5th Timeaversary!

Let the Puns Begin!
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I will Run and Duck.
Puns hit me, before I know what they are.
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Some of us see The Gutter.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Sun Mar 25, 2018 6:10 am UTC

Thank you, addams! Image

With the punsaw around, it probably won't be full-bodied puns that hit you. Just pun-splatter.
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Re: 1190: Timeversary

Postby Sustainabilizer » Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:04 am UTC

Happy Timeversary!

[Blindpost]

Greetings from far away on occasion of a double Timeversary: In my Blitzrocket, I'm experiencing the fourth one, and according to my calculations, it's the fifth Timeversary for y'all in the Present.

In celebration of this, I blitz-wrote a riverish Hotdog:
MolpyUp!

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You can download it here: http://www.peter.gerwinski.de/ott/MolpyUp.zip

It's a Python program Image, so it should run everywhere. To RUN it, type python molpyup.py in your shell. I tested it successfully on all computers in my Blitzrocket. Since none of them is running MS Windows, I cannot give you precise instructions how to make it run there (sorry), but you need to install a Python interpreter and the pygame library (type pip install pygame to install).

It's a riverish program (just 168 lines of code), and just a beginning. I have several ideas how to extend this hotdog. If you have more, be welcome to tell me, and wait for it. Or help me to implement them. Or both.

[ETA: installation hints, clarifications]
[ETA2: Reveal how to RUN the program. Thanks, Balthasar, for the beesnake report!]
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2.5: Raftcastle

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Use Our Castle As A Raft
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Go on then, just for laughs!
Use our castle as a raft!
As a raft, as a raft,
Use our castle as a raft!
Go on then, just for laughs!
Use our castle as a raft!
As a raft, as a raft,
Use our castle, use our castle.

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As a raft.


Hi Blitzgirl :D Thanks for the steakish and wingish Time Adventure!
Happy Timeversary, everymolpy!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Rakhal » Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:03 am UTC

And welcome back from me too! Although I'm just a recent interloper in time :) Impressive Advent.
And now the adventure has begun again. Back on that beach, in a more innocent time...

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Earthling on Mars » Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:09 pm UTC

Happy Timeiversary! :D

Oh wow, The Advent was BlitzGirl! Thanks for the neat advent calendar.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby NoMouse » Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:30 pm UTC

Happy Timeversary, everyone! Image

Hi BlitzGirl! Awesomeful AdventONGs! I also had no idea it was you and at the same Tim kept wondering where were you and whether you'll visit us on the Timeiversary. And you did it with the Advent. Molpish!

It's been five long yips (Wait what? Five Yips already? They were rather short then) since our creator, the GLR, separated the white from the black and created TIME which spawned this wonderful community that is the OTT. I've spent most of my time in the recent yip or two in the basement but I'll never forget how awesome it was is. So thank you everyone for keeping it alive.

We have one wip until the April. I wonder what Randall will come up with this time. Please be it Time 2, please be it Time 2...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby lmjb1964 » Sun Mar 25, 2018 2:02 pm UTC

A most molpish Timiversary to all! I haven't raed all of the recent posts yet, but I see people are coming up from the basement, and I see also there's been a Reveal. Hi, BlitzGirl! Thank you for The Advent! And I meant to comment before on Taixzo''s hint of something coming.

Five yips on, and the OTC is still an awesomeful place. Thank you all for being here, and being OTTers!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Sun Mar 25, 2018 2:19 pm UTC

Oh... My... Randall! It's BlitzGirl! And it was BlitzGirl! I had no clue! That was a most awesomeful unbasementing! Welcome back!

And I relish the opportunity to play with Sustainablizer's hotdog - it's been so long though that I can't remember whether to use ketchup or mustard. And then there's taixzo's opportunity for the First Commandment to look forward to too. Whee!

Welcome to all the OTTers from the basement! Stick around a while - molpish things are about! To paraphrase addams - all's right with the world!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ZoomanSP » Sun Mar 25, 2018 2:47 pm UTC

Happy Timiversary everymolpy!

Welcome back BlitzGirl! Welcome back everyOTTer!

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Wait on.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Sciscitor » Sun Mar 25, 2018 6:34 pm UTC

Happy 5th Timeversary to erverymolpy!

Welcome back, BlitzGirl! Extremely steakish Advent story. I suspected an OTTer behind it, but wouldn't have guessed it was you.
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Re: 1190: "Time"; ENOUGH OF THIS SCHIZOBLITZING. TIME TO MOLPY UP AND START NERDSNIPING REDUNDABIKES!

Postby balthasar_s » Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:22 pm UTC

Sustainabilizer wrote:In celebration of this, I blitz-wrote a riverish Hotdog:

!
Sustainabilizer made a game!
Just like that.
Apparently, you can just write 168 lines to achieve a simple but playable game.

Interesting coincidence.
This week I was thinking about trying to start finding out what I need for making a game.
I was having some game ideas for something bsta-related.
But not the required informations to actually do it.
So I thought maybe it is a good time to learn something.
Even if what I'll manage to do will be not much more than "a single-frame guy moving around some empty place and not really knowing what to do" it would still be a success.

When I tried to run the game for the first time, what I did after unpacking was:

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chmod +x molpyup.py
./molpyup.py

Before it crashed it made 3 screenshots in postscript format...

Because the game starts with:

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import pygame
from pygame.locals import *
import sys
import random

and "import" is a screenshot program from imagemagick and "from" is a program which will "print names of those who have sent mail".

BlitzGirl wrote:I suspect a few of you guessed that it was me, so thanks for not telling!

!
BlitzGirl is the author of the advent calendar.
I did not expect this.
But I didn't really try to find out who it could be.
Now, when knowing this,
yes it makes much sense that it was you.
Thank you for the pictures and words.

In one post I wrote that one frome could have been artificially created.
Was this correct?

Also,
5 YEARS of Time!
So I'm here 5 years already (ok, a bit less since I joined later)?
That's a big piece of time.
That's as much time as I spent at university.
A lot changed for me since then.

I finished university, and found an FFS.
I bought my own place to live and made it into a nice place to live.
I cut my hair and it grew back.
I destroyed 3 laptops.
I learnt new things,
started running my own server and wrote programs to run on it that I wouldn't expect I could be able to make before.
made a story-shaped thing and started another one.

And after all this the ott is still here, and is still a place I go to every day to read words.
I never stayed so long in an online place before.

Edited to fix mistake. 168 lines, not 168 games...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby SilentTimer » Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:42 pm UTC

Happy Timeversary, everymolpy!

There are so many awesomeful things happening in the Present.
BSTA, our heartbeat, is going ONG.
The flutterbeewingish journey of The Advent came to an e**... BlitzGirl??? :shock: Baobabs! I had no idea ...
Earthling on Mars is back! With The Dark Lord! Yay!
Something upcoming from taixzo ... svenman found something ... waiting for it ...
Hey, Sustainabilizer serves us a hotdog, MolpyUp! I'll have to try it out ...
So many OTTers are back: cellocgw, ergman, mikrit, Rakhal, Sciscitor, StormAngel ...

StartUNG a sandcastle ...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby addams » Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:04 pm UTC

(sniff-sniff)
Five long yip-it-ee-do-alls....

Through thick and thin.
Through high water and low.

Thank you all.
For you are creative and kind.
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Some of us see The Gutter.
Some of us see The Stars.
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Those that do not Know; Don't tell them.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mikrit » Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:29 pm UTC

Happy Timeversary!
Only 1/11 of my life has passed since Time started. (I guess time slows down with age.)
Hello Laura, Adventgirl, and others. I'm afraid I have been too basemented to see much of the Advent calendar, but I liked what I saw so far!

Today is also Waffle Day in Sweden. Hm, I think I have told you that before in the thread. It's actually the day of Our Lady (Mary), but with sloppy pronunciation and a little folk etymology, it evolved into Waffle Day. (Vårfrudagen -> Våffeldagen, right, Svenman?)

Happy day of Our Lady the Waffle! Or something.
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Re: 2013: "Time"

Postby balthasar_s » Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:54 pm UTC

In the beginning of 2013 I made a video with the title "Co to będzie, co to będzie? 2013".
"Co to będzie?" means something like "what will be?" "what is going to happen?" "what will the future bring?".
I had no idea that 2013 would bring us Time and OTT.
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1190: "Time" - Time Randomly Revisited - np2253

Postby mscha » Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:00 pm UTC

PORRONGERS...
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OTT Time Travel

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby svenman » Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:01 pm UTC

A most molpish timiversary to all!

It's BlitzGirl! Calloo! Callay! And so The Advent was BlitzGirl all along. I hadn't made any particular guesses beyond The Advent being probably an experienced OTTer, but in retrospect it doesn't surprise me at all.

Welcome forward to all the other recent unbasementees, too!

A new hotdog by Sustainabilizer, awesomeful! I'll have to have a go at installing the prerequisites, one of these days...

mikrit wrote:Today is also Waffle Day in Sweden. Hm, I think I have told you that before in the thread. It's actually the day of Our Lady (Mary), but with sloppy pronunciation and a little folk etymology, it evolved into Waffle Day. (Vårfrudagen -> Våffeldagen, right, Svenman?)

Sounds to me as good an excuse as any to have waffles. Happy Waffle Day, then, too!
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