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Sometimes you're the Gimp, sometimes you get gimped.
Fooling so many people is the work of a sociopath
Fooling so many people is the work of a sociopath (or plural), despite supposed motivations. The story and personality writing it didn't seem like it originated with a sociopath...
originally posted by: Baddogma
As far as this guy being ol' J. Titor... nah, though anything is possible. This guy 'worked' here for 4 years ... and had probable insider knowledge.
Titor worked the C2C board and the Anomolies board over the course of a couple years as well and Titor also had probable insider knowledge. The hidden capabilities of the IBM 5100 were a trade secret only known to a handful of people.
If you stumble upon the hidden capabilities of the 5100 you weave the Titor/timetravel_0 story.
If you stumble upon Project Orion you weave the Astr0 story.
"She was found deep under ground. 160,000 years she had sat inside a prison of sorts, conserving energy."
Ruha appears as ambiguous (double‐sided or dual) or in a positive light. Four sets of mythological traditions, taken from a variety of texts, illustrate the points made: the descent of the ‘utra (Lightworld (heavenly) figure) Hibil Ziwa (Radiance) into the Underworld; the creation of Tibil (the earthly world) and of the human beings; Ruha and the ‘utras; and Ruha's self‐revelations and identifications with Lightbeings.
originally posted by: Kantzveldt
There tend to be two basic body forms in ancient rock art, refrigerator and triangulated;
She was found deep under ground. 160,000 years she had sat inside a prison of sorts, conserving energy.
originally posted by: Bybyots
a reply to: KilgoreTrout
Oh God, it was not.
That one was carefully chosen from a small host of candidates. All I could seem to find was images of trains leaving tunnels.
The Shepherd's Monument has been internationally well-known since 1982, when the book The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail drew attention to the mysterious Shugborough inscription. Carved by Peter Scheemakers, this has been called one of the world's top uncracked ciphertexts. Theories have abounded, including some which suggest it may indicate the whereabouts of the Holy Grail.
A. J. Morton offered a solution to the code in January 2011. The letters O.U.O.S.V.A.V.V. & D.M., the Irvine Times explained, were probably created for, by, or in memorial of, Viscount Anson and his wife Mary Vernon-Venables.
In recent years, codebreakers from the National Codes Center at Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire have tried unsuccessfully to decipher it. Before them, it is said that Charles Darwin and Charles Dickens also tried, and similarly failed.
Numerous explanations have been put forward, linking the code to the Priory of Sion, the Holy Grail and UFO's.
One more modest and romantic theory is that the inscription is a secret message between two lovers.
Arcadia (Greek: Ἀρκαδία) refers to a vision of pastoralism and harmony with nature. The term is derived from the Greek province of the same name which dates to antiquity; the province's mountainous topography and sparse population of pastoralists later caused the word Arcadia to develop into a poetic byword for an idyllic vision of unspoiled wilderness. Arcadia is associated with bountiful natural splendor, harmony, and is often inhabited by shepherds. The concept also figures in Renaissance mythology. Commonly thought of as being in line with Utopian ideals, Arcadia differs from that tradition in that it is more often specifically regarded as unattainable. Furthermore, it is seen as a lost, Edenic form of life, contrasting to the progressive nature of Utopian desires.
The translation of the phrase is "Even in Arcadia, there am I". The usual interpretation is that "I" refers to death, and "Arcadia" means a utopian land. It would thus be a memento mori. During Antiquity, many Greeks lived in cities close to the sea, and led an urban life. Only Arcadians, in the middle of the Peloponnese, lacked cities, were far from the sea, and led a shepherd life. Thus for urban Greeks, especially during the Hellenistic era, Arcadia symbolized pure, rural, idyllic life, far from the city.
In his Timaeus, Plato constructs the regular polyhedra in a curious way. He composes the square face of the cube from four isosceles right triangles (half squares) and the equilateral triangular face of the tetrahedron, etc., from six right triangles with sides a, a√3, and 2a (half equilateral triangles). This procedure has, as far as we can see, found no satisfactory explanation by the commentators of the Timaeus. We propose to understand it as constructions for the duplication of the square and the triplication of the equilateral triangle. The same constructions provide us with what Plato calls the fairest bonds between segments a and 2a for the square and a and 3a for the triangle. This explains Plato's description of the original right triangles as the fairest ones. With respect to the triangles, Plato leaves open the possibility of finding fairer ones. In contrast to this, he declares the regular polyhedra to be beautiful in an absolute sense. In fact the regular polyhedra provide Plato with a significant example for his dialectics, and thus put themselves in a central position in his philosophy.