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The Calendar
« on: February 08, 2008, 09:29:59 pm »
So, I am curious what this group's thoughts are on the Discordian calendar, or I suppose I should say Discordian calendars since I am sure there are multiple versions floating around. Personally, I like the idea of using five seasons and no months, although I might come up with a new system of counting years. Still, the whole thing does seem like it could be considered cliché.
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Re: The Calendar
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2008, 09:31:35 pm »
It's alright, but try programming that bitch into a wind-up watch. 
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Re: The Calendar
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2008, 09:32:07 pm »
So, I am curious what this group's thoughts are on the Discordian calendar, or I suppose I should say Discordian calendars since I am sure there are multiple versions floating around. Personally, I like the idea of using five seasons and no months, although I might come up with a new system of counting years. Still, the whole thing does seem like it could be considered cliché.

I use five months, but use the same seasons.  I am also working on animalistic years, like the Chinese calendar.  
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Re: The Calendar
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2008, 11:04:54 pm »
Do you name the year after the fact? That's what I was thinking of doing, deciding at the end of every year what the year was called, and I think not having a counting system would help to break the illusion of time being linear. The only problem is, counting back years could be a little tricky.

Also, programming the five seasons into a analog watch could be tough, however I did port ddate to a Second Life script for some reason.
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Re: The Calendar
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2008, 05:40:12 pm »
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« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2008, 06:00:22 pm »
It's not RBG.
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« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2008, 06:01:02 pm »
Do you name the year after the fact? That's what I was thinking of doing, deciding at the end of every year what the year was called, and I think not having a counting system would help to break the illusion of time being linear. The only problem is, counting back years could be a little tricky.

Also, programming the five seasons into a analog watch could be tough, however I did port ddate to a Second Life script for some reason.

I haven't put that much thought into that aspect yet.
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Re: The Calendar
« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2008, 11:17:35 pm »
Perhaps I should change my name so I will stop having to disappoint people all the time.
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Re: The Calendar
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2008, 02:28:59 pm »
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Re: The Calendar
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2008, 01:49:25 pm »
Perhaps I should change my name so I will stop having to disappoint people all the time.

I suggest Ambassador Klok Kaos. 
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Re: The Calendar
« Reply #10 on: February 11, 2008, 01:58:43 pm »
Perhaps I should change my name so I will stop having to disappoint people all the time.
I suggest Ambassador Klok Kaos. 

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Re: The Calendar
« Reply #11 on: February 14, 2008, 09:10:29 pm »
I actually sort of like the ring of Ambassador Klok Kaos, although I don't think I get it.
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Re: The Calendar
« Reply #12 on: February 14, 2008, 09:15:19 pm »
sorry badger, you've walked into a whole bunch of in-jokes and references.

AKK was a legendary poster who was pretty much unanimously despised by the PD gang.

Try to sniff around in some other threads - I'm sure the in-jokes will be slightly less bewlidering there.

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Re: The Calendar
« Reply #13 on: February 14, 2008, 09:17:39 pm »
I actually sort of like the ring of Ambassador Klok Kaos, although I don't think I get it.

 :lulz:

Neither did he. 
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Re: The Calendar
« Reply #14 on: February 14, 2008, 09:32:51 pm »
Ah, well it seems a little intrusive to try to go back and research your in-jokes so I can take part in them. I would rather just accept that this one I do not understand and that hopefully jokes that arise from here on, I will get.
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