1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby treadman » Wed May 22, 2013 3:43 pm UTC

Possibly these trees are Ent-like creatures. It does look like this one is looking at Megan and Cueball.

Or perhaps they will start throwing apples. :)

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ggh » Wed May 22, 2013 3:44 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
yappobiscuits wrote:@fhorn - Not English muffins! Funnily enough I got that pic from a site that explains the difference.

So, what you are saying is that it should be an Egg McCrumpet? Also, all stores in the US have lied to me! They told me on the packaging that I was purchasing English muffins, and now I find out that what I was really purchasing were crumpets! I feel as if my entire breakfast life has been a lie!

Nope, you've probably never had a crumpet. It's a little hard to tell in a picture, but the holes have a very different quality. The easiest way to know what you're eating might be to think about where the top of your yummy food-thing was when it was being made. The top of a crumpet, where you put the butter or jam or whatever, has always been the top of the crumpet. With an English muffin, the place that you're spreading your butter used to be the inside.
mathrec wrote:
ggh wrote:This was for mathrec, but it's not so good - sorry. I thought I could do better but no, not if I'm going to get any coma at all.
Spoiler:
(Please imagine, if you will, that the second half is to the right of the first half.)

drent-fassee, drongd-vassi
markings on baobab trees
blair-witchy-spookiness
brings on the dread.

Stressed over fading sand
borne brisk amoeba angst
Black-whitey poisons Sir
(sigh) *nerd ran to bed*

Very nice. I've been playing with these for the last 20 or so newpix. That is quite a feat to merge the anagram challenge with the double-dactyl. (If anyone doesn't have their jaw on the floor, just try to write two double dactyl lines that have meaning relevant to the forum and are anagrams of each other!)

BRAVO, sir! I'll respond in kind, praising your ability to merge the forms:
*agog* Two? Hot! / A woot to ggh!

Yay - thanks! Now I will coma with a smile on my face!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Wed May 22, 2013 3:46 pm UTC

mathrec wrote:
ggh wrote:This was for mathrec, but it's not so good - sorry. I thought I could do better but no, not if I'm going to get any coma at all.
(Please imagine, if you will, that the second half is to the right of the first half.)

drent-fassee, drongd-vassi
markings on baobab trees
blair-witchy-spookiness
brings on the dread.

Stressed over fading sand
borne brisk amoeba angst
Black-whitey poisons Sir
(sigh) *nerd ran to bed*

Very nice. I've been playing with these for the last 20 or so newpix. That is quite a feat to merge the anagram challenge with the double-dactyl. (If anyone doesn't have their jaw on the floor, just try to write two double dactyl lines that have meaning relevant to the forum and are anagrams of each other!)

BRAVO, sir! I'll respond in kind, praising your ability to merge the forms:
*agog* Two? Hot! / A woot to ggh!


Hell, yes!!! That was incredible for something so incredibly hard to do!!

See fine mag work! / Freaking awesome!!!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Ebonite » Wed May 22, 2013 3:49 pm UTC

higgs-boson wrote:
  • Formally, it is "Lego", both sing. and plur. LEGO isn't something you can lay your hands on. Or does anyone remember someone saying "I ordered two Microsofts."?

Well, I think that question is moot, because I can't imagine ANYone wanting two Microsofts to begin with. :D
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby jetpac » Wed May 22, 2013 3:50 pm UTC

mathrec wrote:
ggh wrote:This was for mathrec, but it's not so good - sorry. I thought I could do better but no, not if I'm going to get any coma at all.
(Please imagine, if you will, that the second half is to the right of the first half.)

drent-fassee, drongd-vassi
markings on baobab trees
blair-witchy-spookiness
brings on the dread.

Stressed over fading sand
borne brisk amoeba angst
Black-whitey poisons Sir
(sigh) *nerd ran to bed*

Very nice. I've been playing with these for the last 20 or so newpix. That is quite a feat to merge the anagram challenge with the double-dactyl. (If anyone doesn't have their jaw on the floor, just try to write two double dactyl lines that have meaning relevant to the forum and are anagrams of each other!)

BRAVO, sir! I'll respond in kind, praising your ability to merge the forms:
*agog* Two? Hot! / A woot to ggh!

:shock:
I had no idea that those were anagrams. What at first appeared to be merely an ok double-dactyl is now revealed as one of the most impressive things I've seen on this needle-pulled-thing. Bravo, ggh!!

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby thirds » Wed May 22, 2013 4:00 pm UTC

WeirdONG

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Edit: Those weren't berries - they were "blue pills", evidently.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Wed May 22, 2013 4:03 pm UTC

thirds wrote:WeirdONG

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I hear ya, Megan -- I've wondered that same thing many times over during the long-draw of the OTC...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Dracomax » Wed May 22, 2013 4:06 pm UTC

StratPlayer wrote:
thirds wrote:WeirdONG

Spoiler:
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I hear ya, Megan -- I've wondered that same thing many times over during the long-draw of the OTC...

*Glares with intent*
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby jetpac » Wed May 22, 2013 4:11 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
thirds wrote:WeirdONG

Spoiler:
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I hear ya, Megan -- I've wondered that same thing many times over during the long-draw of the OTC...

*Glares with intent*

You'd think after close to 700 posts he would know better than to hint at such heresy

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Wed May 22, 2013 4:11 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
thirds wrote:WeirdONG

Spoiler:
Image




I hear ya, Megan -- I've wondered that same thing many times over during the long-draw of the OTC...

*Glares with intent*


Well, I meant in a non-heretical, trusting, and faithful-follower of the OTC kind of way, of course...

And as an aside: can one glare unintentionally?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ttscp » Wed May 22, 2013 4:13 pm UTC

ucim wrote:
Dracomax wrote:Aren't plays usually in the form of Character:action, speech? Every play I've ever read has been, anyway.
Depends on the author. Typically, very little action is actually indicated by the author, as it is implied by the speech. Some authors put no stage directions whatsoever into their plays, but others load tons of stage and emotional directions onto the page. IMHO, that is overkill.
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On the other hand, well, one time I wrote a scene for a couple, where the guy was supposed to be a dominating bubble head. At one point I had him stand up in the stage directions (the only stage directions in the scene). The girl actor misread the directions, stood up herself, and took the scene in the opposite direction of what I had intended, thereby ruining the effect.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Dracomax » Wed May 22, 2013 4:17 pm UTC

ttscp wrote:
ucim wrote:
Dracomax wrote:Aren't plays usually in the form of Character:action, speech? Every play I've ever read has been, anyway.
Depends on the author. Typically, very little action is actually indicated by the author, as it is implied by the speech. Some authors put no stage directions whatsoever into their plays, but others load tons of stage and emotional directions onto the page. IMHO, that is overkill.
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Actors love to point out that Shakespeare put no stage directions in his plays.

As an author, I agree with fewer stage directions, I generally like to see how actors interpret my lines and sometimes I'm blown away with what they come up with. Sometimes, however, the only way to indicate the intent of a line is to give a (small) stage direction.

On the other hand, well, one time I wrote a scene for a couple, where the guy was supposed to be a dominating bubble head. At one point I had him stand up in the stage directions (the only stage directions in the scene). The girl actor misread the directions, stood up herself, and took the scene in the opposite direction of what I had intended, thereby ruining the effect.

Well, I can see stage directions being useful when there is an important prop that needs to be dealt with but not necessarily talked about at the time.
My post was less about what needed to be there, and more about the formatting I usually see:
Character Name
Colon
Stage directions in italic, if any.(usually just mentioning who is being talked to)
actual speech.

The important part to the discussion about the story was the Character:Mono/dialogue, which is used to determine who speaks the line.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Opiboble » Wed May 22, 2013 4:20 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Dracomax » Wed May 22, 2013 4:21 pm UTC

Opiboble wrote:Good after Coma everyone : ) How it be going in the OTT this fine newpix?

The tree is odd, and has writing on it. Also, it may or not be possible to glare unintentionally.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Platonix » Wed May 22, 2013 4:24 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Good after Coma everyone : ) How it be going in the OTT this fine newpix?

The tree is odd, and has writing on it. Also, it may or not be possible to glare unintentionally.

It is absolutely possible to glare unintentionally. Some people just suck at proper facial expressions.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby TimeLurker » Wed May 22, 2013 4:26 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Good after Coma everyone : ) How it be going in the OTT this fine newpix?

The tree is odd, and has writing on it. Also, it may or not be possible to glare unintentionally.

Technically, there are markings on the tree that we speculate to be writing.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ttscp » Wed May 22, 2013 4:27 pm UTC

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ttscp wrote:I've been playing with Sciscitor's data a little. Here are two graphs plotting all the posts in the thread, new information content (score)23 versus post length. The bottom graph shows all posts. The top graph shows all posts with outliers removed. Vertical axis is length and horizontal axis is score.

NiceNeat. May I suggest using logarithmic scale on one or even two axes for clearity.


Thanks. I was worried I might have stolen your thunder because this analysis is run on your raw data. (Raw data makes it sound as if there was no work involved, but the information content score took a lot of (dare I say it, creative) work. Besides which, we burn the steaks here.)

I'll try a log scale, but I don't think it'll add much (other than compressing the axes), because the data already looks pretty linear (except for the cannon trebuchet scattering as it moves away from the origin.

I ran some correlation coefficients on your graph. For the OTT as a whole the correlation was -0.28. Negative, but nowhere near significant. For March and May (sorry for Outsider units) the correlation was higher (-0.60 and -0.57 respectively) but still not significant. April was a miserable -0.10.

Looking at the graph, it looks as if the correlation might be delayed some newpix. I'll investigate that if I ever get some time away from ketching up in Time.

Edit: clarify meaning of negative correlation
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Opiboble » Wed May 22, 2013 4:28 pm UTC

TimeLurker wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Good after Coma everyone : ) How it be going in the OTT this fine newpix?

The tree is odd, and has writing on it. Also, it may or not be possible to glare unintentionally.

Technically, there are markings on the tree that we speculate to be writing.

Hrrm, she has not said the tree was odd... so it cant be supper yet. darn. She did say the writing thing, but is it good enough to be a supper?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby jetpac » Wed May 22, 2013 4:29 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Good after Coma everyone : ) How it be going in the OTT this fine newpix?

The tree is odd, and has writing on it. Also, it may or not be possible to glare unintentionally.

But is glaring with intent the same as glaring intentionally?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Dracomax » Wed May 22, 2013 4:31 pm UTC

TimeLurker wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Good after Coma everyone : ) How it be going in the OTT this fine newpix?

The tree is odd, and has writing on it. Also, it may or not be possible to glare unintentionally.

Technically, there are markings on the tree that we speculate to be writing.

Well, Cuegan believe the markings have meaning. Most intentional markings which convey meaning are some sort of writing, in a"set of signs or symbols" used to communicate information is writing. Writing is the most likely explanation, given the information we have.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ttscp » Wed May 22, 2013 4:32 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
ttscp wrote:
ucim wrote:
Dracomax wrote:Aren't plays usually in the form of Character:action, speech? Every play I've ever read has been, anyway.
Depends on the author. Typically, very little action is actually indicated by the author, as it is implied by the speech. Some authors put no stage directions whatsoever into their plays, but others load tons of stage and emotional directions onto the page. IMHO, that is overkill.
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Actors love to point out that Shakespeare put no stage directions in his plays.

As an author, I agree with fewer stage directions, I generally like to see how actors interpret my lines and sometimes I'm blown away with what they come up with. Sometimes, however, the only way to indicate the intent of a line is to give a (small) stage direction.

On the other hand, well, one time I wrote a scene for a couple, where the guy was supposed to be a dominating bubble head. At one point I had him stand up in the stage directions (the only stage directions in the scene). The girl actor misread the directions, stood up herself, and took the scene in the opposite direction of what I had intended, thereby ruining the effect.

Well, I can see stage directions being useful when there is an important prop that needs to be dealt with but not necessarily talked about at the time.
My post was less about what needed to be there, and more about the formatting I usually see:
Character Name
Colon
Stage directions in italic, if any.(usually just mentioning who is being talked to)
actual speech.

The important part to the discussion about the story was the Character:Mono/dialogue, which is used to determine who speaks the line.

I agree that having the character:speech format is helpful. I actually dislike what modern novels do, long sections of dialogue with the speakers indicated only at the beginning. The reader is supposed to figure out who is speaking. I think it is to avoid having to repeat, he said, she said, over and over again, but I'd like some clue in the middle because I get lost.

I wasn't reacting to your comment, actually, I just saw the bit about stage directions and felt moved to respond to that.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby macraw83 » Wed May 22, 2013 4:33 pm UTC

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Brillilant, ChronosDragon! Maybe YOU could be the one to animate BlitzGirl's fab creation for us.


Humm...I hadn't thought about it like that. Honestly, I'd be honored to, though I'm not sure I could do it justice. First and foremost we'd need clips of all of us singing our lines, so I'd have something to animate to :idea:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby TimeLurker » Wed May 22, 2013 4:34 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
TimeLurker wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Good after Coma everyone : ) How it be going in the OTT this fine newpix?

The tree is odd, and has writing on it. Also, it may or not be possible to glare unintentionally.

Technically, there are markings on the tree that we speculate to be writing.

Well, Cuegan believe the markings have meaning. Most intentional markings which convey meaning are some sort of writing, in a"set of signs or symbols" used to communicate information is writing. Writing is the most likely explanation, given the information we have.

Most likely correct. I was going to suggest the markings could be molpy claw marks, but that doesn't seem to fit with how they mentioned them. "Markings" vs. "Marks"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Wed May 22, 2013 4:36 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Good after Coma everyone : ) How it be going in the OTT this fine newpix?

The tree is odd, and has writing on it. Also, it may or not be possible to glare unintentionally.


Hmm.... Well, let's see:

1. Unintentional glare can be a problem with flash photography, but one suggestion on how to reduce it is to use pellon over the flash.

2. Pellon is a batting material that can diffuse light. It is also the last name of the artist Gina Pellon

3. Gina Pellon became famous in France, but was originally from Cuba.

4. Cuba is famous for their Cuban cigars.

5. Cigars were customarily given out at the birth of a baby.

So, it's clear once again that it IS all related, and they ARE having a baby!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Dracomax » Wed May 22, 2013 4:39 pm UTC

StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Good after Coma everyone : ) How it be going in the OTT this fine newpix?

The tree is odd, and has writing on it. Also, it may or not be possible to glare unintentionally.


Hmm.... Well, let's see:

1. Unintentional glare can be a problem with flash photography, but one suggestion on how to reduce it is to use pellon over the flash.

2. Pellon is a batting material that can diffuse light. It is also the last name of the artist Gina Pellon

3. Gina Pellon became famous in France, but was originally from Cuba.

4. Cuba is famous for their Cuban cigars.

5. Cigars were customarily given out at the birth of a baby.

So, it's clear once again that it IS all related, and they ARE having a baby!

Or, planting a BAOBOB!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby TimeLurker » Wed May 22, 2013 4:40 pm UTC

StratPlayer wrote:So, it's clear once again that it IS all related, and they ARE having a baby!

So Time is analogous to the journey they are taking during the pregnancy and will end after the baby is born, 7-8 [heretic]months[/heretic] from the beginning.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Opiboble » Wed May 22, 2013 4:40 pm UTC

StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Good after Coma everyone : ) How it be going in the OTT this fine newpix?

The tree is odd, and has writing on it. Also, it may or not be possible to glare unintentionally.


Hmm.... Well, let's see:

1. Unintentional glare can be a problem with flash photography, but one suggestion on how to reduce it is to use pellon over the flash.

2. Pellon is a batting material that can diffuse light. It is also the last name of the artist Gina Pellon

3. Gina Pellon became famous in France, but was originally from Cuba.

4. Cuba is famous for their Cuban cigars.

5. Cigars were customarily given out at the birth of a baby.

So, it's clear once again that it IS all related, and they ARE having a baby!


So wait... Doesn't that mean you can remove a glare with a baby?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Wed May 22, 2013 4:40 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Good after Coma everyone : ) How it be going in the OTT this fine newpix?

The tree is odd, and has writing on it. Also, it may or not be possible to glare unintentionally.


Hmm.... Well, let's see:

1. Unintentional glare can be a problem with flash photography, but one suggestion on how to reduce it is to use pellon over the flash.

2. Pellon is a batting material that can diffuse light. It is also the last name of the artist Gina Pellon

3. Gina Pellon became famous in France, but was originally from Cuba.

4. Cuba is famous for their Cuban cigars.

5. Cigars were customarily given out at the birth of a baby.

So, it's clear once again that it IS all related, and they ARE having a baby!

Or, planting a BAOBOB!


Possibly. At least a baby one...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Dracomax » Wed May 22, 2013 4:42 pm UTC

StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Good after Coma everyone : ) How it be going in the OTT this fine newpix?

The tree is odd, and has writing on it. Also, it may or not be possible to glare unintentionally.


Hmm.... Well, let's see:

1. Unintentional glare can be a problem with flash photography, but one suggestion on how to reduce it is to use pellon over the flash.

2. Pellon is a batting material that can diffuse light. It is also the last name of the artist Gina Pellon

3. Gina Pellon became famous in France, but was originally from Cuba.

4. Cuba is famous for their Cuban cigars.

5. Cigars were customarily given out at the birth of a baby.

So, it's clear once again that it IS all related, and they ARE having a baby!

Or, planting a BAOBOB!


Possibly. At least a baby one...

But can a baby glare with intent while smoking a cigar?(also, you are a terrible person for giving a baby a cigar)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Wed May 22, 2013 4:44 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:
Spoiler:
StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Good after Coma everyone : ) How it be going in the OTT this fine newpix?

The tree is odd, and has writing on it. Also, it may or not be possible to glare unintentionally.


Hmm.... Well, let's see:

1. Unintentional glare can be a problem with flash photography, but one suggestion on how to reduce it is to use pellon over the flash.

2. Pellon is a batting material that can diffuse light. It is also the last name of the artist Gina Pellon

3. Gina Pellon became famous in France, but was originally from Cuba.

4. Cuba is famous for their Cuban cigars.

5. Cigars were customarily given out at the birth of a baby.

So, it's clear once again that it IS all related, and they ARE having a baby!

Or, planting a BAOBOB!


Possibly. At least a baby one...

But can a baby glare with intent while smoking a cigar?(also, you are a terrible person for giving a baby a cigar)

If you give a baby a cuban cigar, I'm pretty sure a lot of people will intentionally glare at you. And it might even get captured in a glare-free flash photo.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby TimeLurker » Wed May 22, 2013 4:48 pm UTC

StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
Spoiler:
StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Good after Coma everyone : ) How it be going in the OTT this fine newpix?

The tree is odd, and has writing on it. Also, it may or not be possible to glare unintentionally.


Hmm.... Well, let's see:

1. Unintentional glare can be a problem with flash photography, but one suggestion on how to reduce it is to use pellon over the flash.

2. Pellon is a batting material that can diffuse light. It is also the last name of the artist Gina Pellon

3. Gina Pellon became famous in France, but was originally from Cuba.

4. Cuba is famous for their Cuban cigars.

5. Cigars were customarily given out at the birth of a baby.

So, it's clear once again that it IS all related, and they ARE having a baby!

Or, planting a BAOBOB!


Possibly. At least a baby one...

But can a baby glare with intent while smoking a cigar?(also, you are a terrible person for giving a baby a cigar)

If you give a baby a cuban cigar, I'm pretty sure a lot of people will intentionally glare at you. And it might even get captured in a glare-free flash photo.

If you give a baby a cuban cigar, it'll probably ask you for a light.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby cellocgw » Wed May 22, 2013 4:48 pm UTC

jetpac wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Good after Coma everyone : ) How it be going in the OTT this fine newpix?

The tree is odd, and has writing on it. Also, it may or not be possible to glare unintentionally.

But is glaring with intent the same as glaring intentionally?


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Opiboble » Wed May 22, 2013 4:50 pm UTC

StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
Spoiler:
StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Good after Coma everyone : ) How it be going in the OTT this fine newpix?

The tree is odd, and has writing on it. Also, it may or not be possible to glare unintentionally.


Hmm.... Well, let's see:

1. Unintentional glare can be a problem with flash photography, but one suggestion on how to reduce it is to use pellon over the flash.

2. Pellon is a batting material that can diffuse light. It is also the last name of the artist Gina Pellon

3. Gina Pellon became famous in France, but was originally from Cuba.

4. Cuba is famous for their Cuban cigars.

5. Cigars were customarily given out at the birth of a baby.

So, it's clear once again that it IS all related, and they ARE having a baby!

Or, planting a BAOBOB!


Possibly. At least a baby one...

But can a baby glare with intent while smoking a cigar?(also, you are a terrible person for giving a baby a cigar)

If you give a baby a cuban cigar, I'm pretty sure a lot of people will intentionally glare at you. And it might even get captured in a glare-free flash photo.

But what if you just rubbed the baby on the cigar, would that make it glare free?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Wed May 22, 2013 4:54 pm UTC

Opiboble wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
Spoiler:
StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Good after Coma everyone : ) How it be going in the OTT this fine newpix?

The tree is odd, and has writing on it. Also, it may or not be possible to glare unintentionally.


Hmm.... Well, let's see:

1. Unintentional glare can be a problem with flash photography, but one suggestion on how to reduce it is to use pellon over the flash.

2. Pellon is a batting material that can diffuse light. It is also the last name of the artist Gina Pellon

3. Gina Pellon became famous in France, but was originally from Cuba.

4. Cuba is famous for their Cuban cigars.

5. Cigars were customarily given out at the birth of a baby.

So, it's clear once again that it IS all related, and they ARE having a baby!

Or, planting a BAOBOB!


Possibly. At least a baby one...

But can a baby glare with intent while smoking a cigar?(also, you are a terrible person for giving a baby a cigar)

If you give a baby a cuban cigar, I'm pretty sure a lot of people will intentionally glare at you. And it might even get captured in a glare-free flash photo.

But what if you just rubbed the baby on the cigar, would that make it glare free?


The baby or the cigar?

And is anyone one noticing that if you say "glare" enough, it totally loses all meaning???

glare... glare... guh-lay-er... guh-lah-yee-air...
ghhhh... llll... ahhhh. yeee... errrr....
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Opiboble » Wed May 22, 2013 4:56 pm UTC

StratPlayer wrote:
Opiboble wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
Spoiler:
StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Good after Coma everyone : ) How it be going in the OTT this fine newpix?

The tree is odd, and has writing on it. Also, it may or not be possible to glare unintentionally.


Hmm.... Well, let's see:

1. Unintentional glare can be a problem with flash photography, but one suggestion on how to reduce it is to use pellon over the flash.

2. Pellon is a batting material that can diffuse light. It is also the last name of the artist Gina Pellon

3. Gina Pellon became famous in France, but was originally from Cuba.

4. Cuba is famous for their Cuban cigars.

5. Cigars were customarily given out at the birth of a baby.

So, it's clear once again that it IS all related, and they ARE having a baby!

Or, planting a BAOBOB!


Possibly. At least a baby one...

But can a baby glare with intent while smoking a cigar?(also, you are a terrible person for giving a baby a cigar)

If you give a baby a cuban cigar, I'm pretty sure a lot of people will intentionally glare at you. And it might even get captured in a glare-free flash photo.

But what if you just rubbed the baby on the cigar, would that make it glare free?


The baby or the cigar?

And is anyone one noticing that if you say "glare" enough, it totally loses all meaning???

glare... glare... guh-lay-er... guh-lah-yee-air...
ghhhh... llll... ahhhh. yeee... errrr....


Well I am sure you would get strange looks, but would taking a photo of the cigar be glare free since it was rubbed with a baby?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Wed May 22, 2013 4:59 pm UTC

Opiboble wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
Opiboble wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
Spoiler:
StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
StratPlayer wrote:
Dracomax wrote:
Opiboble wrote:Good after Coma everyone : ) How it be going in the OTT this fine newpix?

The tree is odd, and has writing on it. Also, it may or not be possible to glare unintentionally.


Hmm.... Well, let's see:

1. Unintentional glare can be a problem with flash photography, but one suggestion on how to reduce it is to use pellon over the flash.

2. Pellon is a batting material that can diffuse light. It is also the last name of the artist Gina Pellon

3. Gina Pellon became famous in France, but was originally from Cuba.

4. Cuba is famous for their Cuban cigars.

5. Cigars were customarily given out at the birth of a baby.

So, it's clear once again that it IS all related, and they ARE having a baby!

Or, planting a BAOBOB!


Possibly. At least a baby one...

But can a baby glare with intent while smoking a cigar?(also, you are a terrible person for giving a baby a cigar)

If you give a baby a cuban cigar, I'm pretty sure a lot of people will intentionally glare at you. And it might even get captured in a glare-free flash photo.

But what if you just rubbed the baby on the cigar, would that make it glare free?


The baby or the cigar?

And is anyone one noticing that if you say "glare" enough, it totally loses all meaning???

glare... glare... guh-lay-er... guh-lah-yee-air...
ghhhh... llll... ahhhh. yeee... errrr....


Well I am sure you would get strange looks, but would taking a photo of the cigar be glare free since it was rubbed with a baby?


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Wed May 22, 2013 5:00 pm UTC

Dracomax wrote:My post was less about what needed to be there, and more about the formatting I usually see:
Character Name
Colon
Stage directions in italic, if any.(usually just mentioning who is being talked to)
actual speech.
Quite right, although there are other formatting conventions also in use, such as having the character name centered in all caps, the stage directions indented on both sides and enclosed in parenthesis, and the dialog at full width. This is usually coupled with setting the entire play in an old version of Courier (ick!).

I had considered doing this, but since the forum software already has quote tags, I decided to take advantage of them, despite the fact the character's names are followed by "wrote:"

Opiboble wrote:But what if you just rubbed the baby on the cigar, would that make it glare free?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby AluisioASG » Wed May 22, 2013 5:02 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby astrocub » Wed May 22, 2013 5:07 pm UTC

WAHT?!?

Edit: Is the tree9,10 big2 enough that it can do what it wants, just like the 2sea?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby StratPlayer » Wed May 22, 2013 5:09 pm UTC

ucim wrote:
Opiboble wrote:But what if you just rubbed the baby on the cigar, would that make it glare free?
Did Bill Clinton teach you the facts of life?


No, no -- we were talking about using the cigar intentionally, not using it intern-ally...

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