Do not try to fix what is not broken.
Uh...Crowley?You seeing this?
Analyze: "Bindwall" and "Drumless".
That depends. Seeing what?
1nput accepted. Commencing analysis.Analysis: upload comm3ncing. Upload complete. Analysis:Subject: Bindwall. Status: Unstable. Abilities: Fantastic. Em0tional status: Strong. Threat level: High. Intelligence level: Moderat3. Potential: High. Danger: 1ow.Analysis: upload commencing. Upl0ad complete. Analysis:Subject: Drumless. Status: Semi-stable. Abilities: Comp3tent. Emotional status: Strong. Threat level: Moderate. Intel1igence level: High. Pot3ntial: High. Danger: L0w.
Well, for one, the Tablet has spelled "oh woe is me" in red letters.There's bold, underlined, struck out, and italics too, but that just looks like gibberish.
Has it? I don't see that, for sure.
Well, there's SOMETHING here. I'll list all the letters. We'll see what we can't figure out of them.OHWOEISMEHDOINTDEEDNSThat's everything I can see, at least.
HDOINTDEEDNS. No, probably not.HIDDDNENOTES.Hidddne notes.Hidden notes?You see anything else?
What about the leet-speak letters? This isn't the first time RT's used those, and it was usually after something pretty bad had happened.
Now, those I do see. They replace the letters...S, L, A, O. Laos? Sloa. Soal. Saol. Loas. Aols. Aslo. Losa. Aosl. I can't think of anything...unless I missed something? Is there a missing N somewhere?
I'd suggest replacing them with letters, were it not for that 0 there.What the fuck letter does a 0 count for?Hidden notes seemed pretty close. Might be it's implying we should keep looking for clues.I think it's fighting back. We'll have to see if we can handle it.
0 is O, yes? I should think that would be one of the more obvious ones.
Actually...let's try something. Just want to see if anything has changed.Analyze: |OC|. Yes, I'm aware you posted it before.
No, no, Crowley. What I meant was 1=A 4=D etc.We can always do it that way.We'd have...LAOI...don't think that's going to give us anything especially useful.Are you seriously not seeing this, Crowley? It's right there.
It's not just "hidden notes", it's "hidden e-notes". Meaning internet? Can't think of anywhere else a computer could hide something. That could mean there's a password involved, which could be the leet letters. Maybe. Grasping at straws here...
I see the other text markups. Don't know how I missed them.I assumed it was a spelling mistake. After all, that would leave us with hidddn e-notes, yes? Hold; I'm going to look again.Strange...I think it's altering as we read it. I see "hidden notes", besides "oh woe is me," and also the N in Notification has been replaced by a 7.L = 12, A = 1, O = 15, S = 19, N = 14. Yes? Of course, with the N, we have Sloan.
Altering it as we read it... Well THAT has interesting implications. But for starters, who is Sloan?
I don't know anyone by that name, apologies. There's new red letters, methinks, but I can't make sense of them. I should probably find my glasses...
Horatio...?Are you sure none of these names are familiar, Crowley? You're 60; doesn't SOMETHING come to mind?Fuck it.Analyze: SloanAnalyze: Horatio
-blink- Sir, listen, you mentioned a perception filter yesterday, and I'm wondering how much of that is in effect today. You couldn't see the altered leters a moment ago. Then you pull a name out of practically thin air, with one of the letters still missing. If you suspect you're being filter'd, you need to be highly aware of what you perceive and changes therein.
Horatio! Horatio, ah...Alas, poor Yorick; I knew him, Horatio...that's Hamlet, that is.Simply putting the pieces together, m'dear. If the numbers are stand-ins for letters, then Sloan is something they spell that makes sense. I wouldn't know perception filters much; that's why I was asking, of course.OK, yes, something's wrong here. All I see now is a picture of Ronald McDonald.
Is that Ronald McDonald? I can't tell...
Now that's just silly.And a little creepy.We'll keep you posted here. But...this is getting strange.Why isn't the tablet responding, either? Is it alright on your end?
It takes time, lad. Give it a moment.
Input accepted. (ommencing analysis.Analysis: upload commencing. Up1oad complete. Analysis:Subject: Sloan. Status: Stable. Abilities: Competent. 3motional status: Strong. Threat level: Moderate. Intelligence level: Moderate. Potential: High. Danger: Moderate.Analysis: upload commencing. Upload complete. Analysis:5ubject: Horatio. Statu5: Semi-stable. Abilities: Comp3tent. Emotional status: Moderate. Threat 1evel: Moderate. Intelligence level: High. Potential: H7gh. Danger: H1gh.
You're signed in, right Crowley? If we can't, you try.Describe: SloanDescribe: HoratioObserve: SloanObserve: Horatio
To the Tablet? No, no. It's locked me out.
Input accepted. Response: A man about 6 feet tall and rather...fat. Usually very red face and neck, but a kind smile. Bushy mustache and goatee. Orange hair.
Input accepted. Response: A small man, rather mousy, bald on top, wears glasses and always carries a briefcase. Normally well-dressed.
Input accepted. Response: Observations impossible at this time.
HOLY F-Yeah, refreshed the page, and got the jump scare of my life.Osort, what the hell is going on?
Ronald McDonald isn't that scary, is he...?
Friends or foes?
Crowley, it's him. It's the |OC|.The entire message was replaced with a picture of the goddamned |OC| in all his tentacley glory.
THAT IS NOT RONALD-FUCKING-MCDONALD.He posted a picture of the |OC|.Command: Osort, identify everyone currently giving any sort of input.
Input accepted. Response: Friends of a friend. Speak, friend, and enter - speak friend! AND ENTER! Friend or foe? Friend or foe? Friend or foe?
Input accepted. Response: Listing current Users giving input, temporary or otherwise:Hakurei RyuuZach BriggsNathaniel CrowleyAmelia ---Horatio Needlemyer-?- Sloan -?-Frank "Freddifer" AmisonLeslie Delilah
That's nice...-?-, you say? I think I know what that means - it doesn't know if Sloan is his first or last name.
Input: Friend.Haha. go2outer.net.Seriously, though, who else is here?
Input accepted. Response: Friend - one who is not a foe.
Stimulus accepted. Response: Addendum: Frap is batshit crazy.
Sorry, things getting posted all at once. Command: Make all inputs from all users visible on this platform.
What...I...Tablet, why the fuck are Frank and Leslie on that list? A person doesn't give Input from beyond the grave.Nice to see the Tablet found out my last name, though. Anyone feel like explaining how THAT happened?
I AM NOT - well, yeah, a little. Fucking computers.
Where...are...Freddifer and Delilah...?
No, no, don't do that, don't do that...let's see. Input: DO NOT SHOW OUR INPUT.
Good job letting them know we were alive! Fucking computers. Batshit crazy though he may be, I agree with Frap.At least we can send someone to take care of Zachy-boy now.
Tablet!...Deny Freddifer and...Delilah...access.
Amelia, sit. Rest. Let us take care of this....Tablet! Deny Freddifer and Delilah access.
Hey, no! That's not fair!
YOU sit...down, Horace, it's your...fault that...Sloan...got hurt...take care of him...
I'm fine! See? I can still type.
Isn't THIS interesting?
Tablet, deny Amelia access...
And this is what we're up against, ladies and gentlemen.I'm literally laughing out loud here. Go ahead and come get me.Just...let's make it after Tuesday, alright? I've got finals tomorrow, and I don't need to worry for my life on top of worrying about passing.
We're getting out of here before someone tracks us down. Tablet, deny EVERYONE ELSE access.
Oh, haha with the picture, Osort.Command: Please compile a record of all input within the last four hours and email it to Nathaniel Crowley.
So you want to make sure Freddifer can't get access? Great job there, dear. Care to try that one again?
Agent's got a...point. Where's...Sage...when you need him...?...We're going to...go...Sorry...
Input acc3pted. Response: Compiling. Compiled. 5ending. Sent.
Tablet, Deny anyone who lacks a profile as of the time of this message access, excluding Amelia.You really don't think these things through, do you?
Inpu7 accepted. 6esponse: Access gragragragranted. Th4nk you f0r usususing Osort and have a nininininice dayay.
Zach, if denying access was a viable command, they'd be gone already.Osort, I'd like a status update, please. Are you alright?
Hell's BELLS, the Tablet is singing!
We need to fix this fast, I'm getting weird looks from passing scientists and I definitely don't want B2 to start a dance party.
Ladies and gentlemen, we have officially reached Clusterfuck status.I'm leaving as soon as we can be reasonably sure that all these conflicting inputs aren't going to overheat the Tablet.
Singing what?Also, 'nother jump-scare, though slightly less of one. Seriously Osort, what is your status? I worry. =/
Again, the Tablet's cold, cold, cold. Freezing.
Laws of thermodynamics, people...Query: Osort, where is excess heat being channeled to?
Nowhere land? Good song. I like the Beatles. A shame they broke up, really.
Oh, but that's Nowhere MAN..."He's a real nowhere man, living in his nowhere land," that's where I got it from.
Just the title concerns me a bit...Alright, yeah. This was...fruitful. Now we might need to pull out some of that money just to hunt down Frank and Leslie.Assuming you can still access it.
Did anyone else see the picture of the racks of some kind of weapons before the whole paged vanished for a minute?
I hope you'll excuse the pun, but the assets have been...frozen.
I did not, Hakurei. It switched straight from creepy smiling face to Nowhere Land. As far as I can tell.
...I have a hunch. Quick; ask it something. Anything. Within reason, I suppose.
Tablet.What is the next step of Reintegration?
They were rather techno-looking, but I think they were bladed weapons, sheathed. But there were shelves full of dozens of them, lined up in neat rows.Query: Why is the sky blue?
There's a room like that here...well, the armory, of course.
Huh... okay.So what do the goth-esque guys have to do with Reintegration? If my context clues are correct.
They are, according to the picture link, a group called "The Cure".
Okay, so the next step is finding a new cure. That's good, I'm on board with that.Query: Why are you speaking in pictures now, Osort?
So I was right...very interesting. Tablet, who is your creator?
Well, it got the name right, anyway.
Wow... Mr. Crowley, is that supposed to be you?
I...I don't get it. Really.Tablet, how did Freddifer and Leslie trick you into believing they were deceased?
If you search "Nathaniel Crowley" in Google Images, this fellow comes up. So, in a way, yes. I suppose.
It's a watch, I think. Meaning time. Meaning... what?
It looks familiar...
Well, time seems a bit mundane.Stop watch maybe? As in...they told it to stop watching?Jesus this isn't going to be fun.Feels like Pictionary.
Mr. Crowley, are you secretly an amesiac Time Lord? =P
Or...pocket watch perhaps? But that one makes even less sense...ARGH. I HATE YOU, VIRUS. HAAAAAAAAAAAAAATE.
That's it! It's the logo from my TARDIS!
Crowley, if you have a TARDIS, go back in time to when we got De-Integrated and stop it.Duh.In the mean time...A Jackal! Jackal! It's a Jackal! It looks like a Jackal! Jackal? Jackal! It's a Jackal!
Death... and a bell. Uh-oh.Osort, you never answered my last question. Where is all that heat going?
Death bell? Perhaps, dead ringer?
I forgot how old Crowley was.Never you mind, my friend. Just a little joke about how much Pictionary sucks.Death bell is the obvious answer, but obvious answers are rarely the right ones.
Ohhh... So the heat is going nowhere? Then why are you so cold?Unless Nowhere Land is a metaphor for something else. Is it?
Oh, Family Guy, I see...
The image is now "the O C"The meaning eludes me.- Indrid
Well, the |OC|.
Ohhhhhh....Query: Does nowhere land = the path of black leaves/whatever other dimension the |OC| comes from?
Okay, I think I get it.HOW is this heat being siphoned off?
Damn. I missed all this skull-fuckery, eh?Well, its still going on, but with my slow connection....Also, it says 'sometimes' now.
The image is now the word "sometimes" floating in the sky.Your computer seems to be having the electronic equivalent of an acid trip.- Indrid
Nice phrasing, hahaha.Pictionary is a horrible, horrible game, RT. You could have chosen something elseAre you in a church, Tablet? Or something dressed like a church?
I have grown tired of typing what i see in this nonsensical slide show.The image url will now be posted.Here it is:http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51yPACw4UEL._SL500_AA300_.jpg-Indrid
I can answer that - no, we're not.
So the hell does the picture mean?
Osort, how can we help restore you to normal?
Supernatural interference, I should think.
I would suggest that you pay more attention to the "SUPERNATURAL INTERFERENCE" part of the title.It screams like a giant red light.Redlight, hahahaha.It appears i have made a pun.- Indrid
...Anyway.Does anyone have an archive of the original blog post and the subsequent edits, or am I just going to have to rely on the descriptions?
Any entity in particular?That's for Crowley, as well.
I'd think the |OC|, no?
Zabulon, generally speaking, it was the usual stuff. It tried about 161 cures, and most of them either did nothing or killed the Proxy. Other than that, nothing worth mentioning.
Is...is that for me?I don't quite see how it applies here, but okay.
Well, Hakurei's question hasn't been answered yet.
'Time is wrapped around your finger' maybe? I am not good at pictionary.
Sometimes it IS the obvious answer, no? Which would be...
"Wait a minute...SCIENCE"?
Zabulon, read the urls. Really.
In time... remember to... do something science-y looking.Any clarifying insights, Mr. Crowley?
They won't load. Slow internet.
Sorry for my last post.This computer updates slowly.Not a clue on what the picture mean.- Indrid
"Be patient. Remember - quantum computer!" is what I glean.
Perhaps it is in reverse.Computer is tied in time?- Indrid
Meaning RT'll be able to pull through this on his own? I hope so.
Notification: Re-uploading current platform.
There we go. Not so bad.Temperature's normal again, if you'd like to know.
Wow, OK. Simple enough...----------What was not accpetible? What adventure?
Input accepted. Response: The attack and resulting corruption.
Query: What's your current status? Is the corruption fixed?
Input accepted. Response: Completely.
I highly doubt that.
Input accepted. Response: It is.
How can we be sure? What is you are still spouting nonesense and it is just being filtered?How did you fix the corruption?
Input accepted. Response: Assistance from established PTC subroutines.
Statement: You did not answer the first question.Query: how were you tricked into believeing certain people were dead?Query: Were all those damn posts a result of the corruption?Query: Do Sloan and Horatio exist?(Rhetorical) Query: How can we ever trust you again?
Oh, andQuery: Why did you cool down so much?Related Statement: Please do not answer with 'corruption,' or anything similar.
Zabulon, take it easy. You weren't even here for most of this. I still trust Osort as much as I ever have, and I'm thankful he's not hurt. Geeze.
I'm going to be thankful that he is not hurt when I am sure that he is not hurt? Like I said, what if he is still spazzing, and it is being filtered?And while I wasn't here, I read through all of it before posting.
I'm sorry. Those question marks were meant to be periods. Typos.
Yes, but you couldn't have seen all the answers. While he was pictionary-ing, he explained that the heat was being siphoned off into another dimension via supernatural interference. So even if you read through the comments, you still don't have the whole story.
Which is why I asked some of those queries. I want to be caught up. Only 1 query was doubting him, the rest were just me trying to get caught up.
Alright, alright. My appologies.
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Nah. I may have come off as rude.Hardly any time to re-read your posts when your Spanish teacher is glaring at you, eh?
In all honesty, whether or not you trust the word of an alleged supercomputer is your perrogative; I won't judge you either way. But yes, you did come off as rather offensive. But no harm done. ^^
Good.If things such as... It... exist, what's the problem with a supercomputer built in the 80's and yet somehow the size of an iPad enlisting people on a blogging website?
Input accepted. Response: Corruption in the system, VIRUS.hack's involvement, and look-alikes.Input accepted. Response: No.Input accepted. Response: Yes.Input accepted. Response: Unknown.