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Re: What is this section about (n00bs read this!)
« Reply #15 on: January 26, 2007, 06:41:55 pm »
Plus, we found that most of us like gallows humor, anyway.
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Re: What is this section about (n00bs read this!)
« Reply #16 on: January 26, 2007, 06:50:36 pm »
Silly's point is a good one. I think a thread should be made to call out for "Teh Silly"...

Should I do it?

And good thread, Guys...I think this was needed, esp when guys like that Laz show up and get it backward and insided out.

we tried

forced funnay = teh contrived and unfunnay

You don't have to force to solicit.  Soliciting means:  gimme something if you have it or are already thinking of it and it's germinating.

Anyway, to keep from td'ing this thing further...I'll start a thread and the discussion can move there.  This thread is too important to mess that up with.

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Re: What is this section about (n00bs read this!)
« Reply #17 on: January 26, 2007, 06:51:03 pm »
Cool.  I look forward to the Lollercaust.
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Re: What is this section about (n00bs read this!)
« Reply #18 on: February 22, 2007, 02:29:10 am »
Only just noticed and read the bip now.

Let me tell everyone among you who might care that I think it's very well-written.

It's also quite dark. It's funny how you can make an old goth like me feel like Barbie in comparison!

I'm off to write about smiles and lollipops now. Toodles!
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Re: What is this section about (n00bs read this!)
« Reply #19 on: March 07, 2007, 08:59:12 am »
Hmm, just some thoughts...

Read a little of BIP, due to its "print nature" and me not really in the best position to print atm, I skimmed it and got a bit of the gist of it.

I think, if it's any aim to "update" the PD with BIP, then it's definitely off the mark so far, but maybe I misread what the BIP is intended for.
In any case, I suppose it wouldn't make for a bad *companion* guide to the PD, it seems to me though, that BIP is trying to *explain* things, where as PD was more a *pointer* to things. As it is said, "The Tao that can be spoken is not the true and eternal Tao".

All I can really say is, as a *relatively* young person  (in comparison to the ages of the people who wrote the PD anyway) living in Aus, I still find PD very relavent, and theres little that I cannot truely grasp due to culture/age difference.

In anycase, I'll give it a better read later, and I may change my mind about a few things, I don't know.
But in anycase, do what thou wilt, for I don't give a stuff. It should be interesting in any case.
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Re: What is this section about (n00bs read this!)
« Reply #20 on: March 07, 2007, 11:19:04 am »
PD was more a *pointer* to things. As it is said, "The Tao that can be spoken is not the true and eternal Tao".

i like this
he may have some point here
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Re: What is this section about (n00bs read this!)
« Reply #21 on: March 07, 2007, 12:04:23 pm »
PD was more a *pointer* to things. As it is said, "The Tao that can be spoken is not the true and eternal Tao".

i like this
he may have some point here

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Re: What is this section about (n00bs read this!)
« Reply #22 on: March 07, 2007, 12:08:34 pm »
i sort of like the font, but that's the lamest julia fractal i've ever seen
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Re: What is this section about (n00bs read this!)
« Reply #23 on: March 07, 2007, 01:54:23 pm »
Lys, the BIP by itself wasn't supposed to replace the PD. 

The BIP is an expansion and re-interpretation on the RAW (and others) concept of "reality maps".  We kept extrapolating on it, and it sort of took over for a while.

There are mumblings that we should work on other aspects, but no breakthroughs as of yet.



I'm curious, in what ways do you think BIP "misses the mark"?
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Re: What is this section about (n00bs read this!)
« Reply #24 on: March 07, 2007, 06:04:47 pm »
PD was more a *pointer* to things. As it is said, "The Tao that can be spoken is not the true and eternal Tao".

i like this
he may have some point here

Point or no point it doesn't excuse that avatar.  :argh!:

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Re: What is this section about (n00bs read this!)
« Reply #25 on: March 08, 2007, 06:38:03 am »
Silly embodies frisky.

As far as I knew, anyway.

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Re: What is this section about (n00bs read this!)
« Reply #26 on: March 10, 2007, 10:27:11 am »
I'm curious, in what ways do you think BIP "misses the mark"?

Truthfully, I really don't know. I skimmed it. I *think* got the jist of it. I may change my mind. Was just thoughts, none of which I've really mind up my mind upon.
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Re: What is this section about (n00bs read this!)
« Reply #27 on: March 12, 2007, 11:59:04 am »
Not to sound self-important, but "skimming" it won't really work.


In fact, I think most of the arguments on this board come from people skimming someone's rant/thread, and then bringing up an objection that was already addressed.
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Re: What is this section about (n00bs read this!)
« Reply #28 on: March 12, 2007, 12:53:19 pm »
shows how important it is to deliver on the first sentence
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Re: What is this section about (n00bs read this!)
« Reply #29 on: March 12, 2007, 12:55:36 pm »
Or, it shows how lazy the average human can be.
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