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Author Topic: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)  (Read 4273 times)

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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #100 on: 31 Jan 2019, 13:22 »

now we have a non-embodied god-tier AI in a relationship with a human woman

Without wanting to sound nit-picky, if Tilly is NB as suggested by their preferred pronouns then they most likely aren't a woman (while I've seen people use both to describe themselves, it's rare enough that one shouldn't assume any other qualifiers in conjunction with NB).

You're right, we should be careful to avoid assumptions.

I admit I don't know what to call a non-binary person when the only answer they've given has been about pronouns.

If I understand things correctly, Matilda's (Tilly's) sex presents as F (has there been any indication that they're in transition?  I don't recall any) but their gender is NB.   Station is a non-corporeal/non-anthropoid AI whose sex is NA but whose gender is M and who chooses to project a male physical presence (paging Arnold Judas Rimmer).  Station certainly has the wealth and computational resources to have a male android body if he wants one to wear, but as far as we know he has not elected to do so.  So, this strongly suggests that intimacy to him isn't so much about physical contact.

If whatever they do is working for both of 'em, more power to 'em.  It's no one else's God damn business.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #101 on: 31 Jan 2019, 13:30 »

now we have a non-embodied god-tier AI in a relationship with a human woman

Without wanting to sound nit-picky, if Tilly is NB as suggested by their preferred pronouns then they most likely aren't a woman (while I've seen people use both to describe themselves, it's rare enough that one shouldn't assume any other qualifiers in conjunction with NB).

You're right, we should be careful to avoid assumptions.

I admit I don't know what to call a non-binary person when the only answer they've given has been about pronouns.
"Person" works as a noun.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #102 on: 31 Jan 2019, 13:41 »

now we have a non-embodied god-tier AI in a relationship with a human woman

Without wanting to sound nit-picky, if Tilly is NB as suggested by their preferred pronouns then they most likely aren't a woman (while I've seen people use both to describe themselves, it's rare enough that one shouldn't assume any other qualifiers in conjunction with NB).

You're right, we should be careful to avoid assumptions.

I admit I don't know what to call a non-binary person when the only answer they've given has been about pronouns.
"Person" works as a noun.
In the QCverse, one probably needs "human", "AI", and "person"
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #103 on: 31 Jan 2019, 13:54 »

I would consider Tilly's expression is androgynous, but only they can really quantify what their expression is. We haven't been told what they were assigned at birth and it's improper to guess upon it. We've also seen no indication they go by any name other than Tilly, have we? Transition is a very variable and personal thing and not polite to speculate about.

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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #104 on: 31 Jan 2019, 14:31 »

You don't choose who you fall in love with.
Be that as it may, some people gravitate very strongly towards a fairly set "type".  When one has a wife and several exes of similar appearance, that tropism is clearly in effect.  Station, on the other hand, appears to be more eclectic.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #105 on: 31 Jan 2019, 15:54 »

Was Station actually romantically interested in Hanners? I thought he just wanted her to stay.

Anyway, still not a fan of Tilly but they seem to be behaving better now. I am far more interested in seeing what Hanners has been up to. I think it would be super cool if after she leaves the station she visits her friends and we get to see them react.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #106 on: 31 Jan 2019, 16:14 »

I definitely interpreted Station’s interest in Hannelore to be romantic. It was just short of a marriage proposal. I think the nature of his feelings surprised even him.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #107 on: 31 Jan 2019, 17:19 »

Having read none of the previous thread, I dropped by solely to state that panel 3 Hanners is the cutest.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #108 on: 31 Jan 2019, 18:40 »

It might be too much of an assumption to say for sure that Station is/was romantically interested in Hanners, but Station's interest definitely went beyond just desiring her company.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #109 on: 31 Jan 2019, 19:45 »

Comic!
1. Emily could be a billionaire via fashion solely with the 'adaptive fit' witchcraft on display.
2. daaaaaang
ADDENDUM: 3. I do want a raincoat that turns into a skateboard.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #110 on: 31 Jan 2019, 19:45 »

Urk. I hope Dora stocks bleach.

Also? Rude, guys.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #111 on: 31 Jan 2019, 20:00 »

Somebody call Faye. Tell her to get to CoD.

Also, this old thing.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #112 on: 31 Jan 2019, 20:28 »

That cafe has certainly seen some action.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #113 on: 31 Jan 2019, 20:59 »

That cafe has certainly seen some action.
You can tell by all the carbon scoring.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #114 on: 31 Jan 2019, 21:02 »

pew pew pew
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #115 on: 31 Jan 2019, 21:39 »

Given their respective levels of both goofiness and scientific mastery, I'm convinced Emily can never meet Raven. The combination would be too powerful for Northampton to handle.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #116 on: 31 Jan 2019, 23:19 »

If it makes Emily feel any better, I'm not convinced that fashion professionals, many of whom are famed multi-millionaires, know anything about style. It's about throwing together what you think looks good and hoping that enough people agree that they'll pay the ludicrous price-tag for what is actually very impractical body covering. I'll refrain from going into one of my rants about the very negative attitudes that seem to underpin this art.

I think that we now know why Dora was so negative towards Dale and Marigold: She knew that she was going to have to disinfect one of the rooms of the shop; she was desperately trying to avoid that outcome!

So Captain CoD? Bean Beauty? Caffeinegirl?

Given their respective levels of both goofiness and scientific mastery, I'm convinced Emily can never meet Raven. The combination would be too powerful for Northampton to handle.

Northampton nothing. I'm not sure that the solar system would be able to handle it!

FWIW, After binging the SCP Foundation website last night, I'm sort of waiting for someone to walk into CoD and address Emily as 'SCP-3001'.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #117 on: 31 Jan 2019, 23:27 »

Comic!
1. Emily could be a billionaire via fashion solely with the 'adaptive fit' witchcraft on display.
2. daaaaaang
ADDENDUM: 3. I do want a raincoat that turns into a skateboard.
I need her to make me shoes with that. US men's 10, 6E width, wide all the way back to the ankle. Literally only one model of New Balance fits me.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #118 on: 01 Feb 2019, 01:20 »

Comic!
1. Emily could be a billionaire via fashion solely with the 'adaptive fit' witchcraft on display.

Seriously!

Insert "shut up and take my money" meme here.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #119 on: 01 Feb 2019, 06:12 »

I need her to make me shoes with that. US men's 10, 6E width, wide all the way back to the ankle. Literally only one model of New Balance fits me.

6E? Dang, I have enough trouble with EE. My wife jokes about my square feet.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #120 on: 01 Feb 2019, 07:16 »

Urk. I hope Dora stocks bleach.

Also? Rude, guys.

Perhaps, but Dora told them to go bone out by the dumpster so their rudeness is matched by her inhospitality.  And I'd be shocked if she and Tai didn't use it once. 

Well if Emily does go into business I'm sure Hannelore's father would be an interested investor. 
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #121 on: 01 Feb 2019, 07:46 »

I'm not sure that's a ... with combination to get a business started. The products would be out of this world, no doubt about that.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #122 on: 01 Feb 2019, 07:49 »

Well if Emily does go into business I'm sure Hannelore's father would be an interested investor.

Her dad is the inventor researcher.
Her mum on the other hand is the corporate type which unfortunately comes with the standard evil overlord template.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #123 on: 01 Feb 2019, 08:20 »

Well if Emily does go into business I'm sure Hannelore's father would be an interested investor.

Her dad is the inventor researcher.
Her mum on the other hand is the corporate type which unfortunately comes with the standard evil overlord template.

He’s wealthy enough through his own inventions and probably has a business manager that handles the money side.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #124 on: 01 Feb 2019, 09:09 »

Station, perhaps?
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #125 on: 01 Feb 2019, 09:34 »

Should a CoD uniform include a CoDpiece?

At least for the male members? Of the staff?
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #126 on: 01 Feb 2019, 10:02 »

Should a CoD uniform include a CoDpiece?

At least for the male members? Of the staff?

That's why it has a dancing belt, as discussed on Wednesday.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #127 on: 01 Feb 2019, 10:38 »

Well if Emily does go into business I'm sure Hannelore's father would be an interested investor.

Her dad is the inventor researcher.
Her mum on the other hand is the corporate type which unfortunately comes with the standard evil overlord template.

He’s wealthy enough through his own inventions and probably has a business manager that handles the money side.

Just to clarify as well. The space station is itself a think tank for inventors, researchers and scientists. Anyone on there who isn't a member of security is probably working on a significant project. And I think Hanners' father specialises in AI research, so you would have to wonder about the overlap between his work and Emily's.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #128 on: 01 Feb 2019, 18:12 »

Given their respective levels of both goofiness and scientific mastery, I'm convinced Emily can never meet Raven. The combination would be too powerful for Northampton to handle.
Shouldn't that be "Norfampton"?  To go along with Smif College?
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #129 on: 02 Feb 2019, 04:44 »

Comic!
1. Emily could be a billionaire via fashion solely with the 'adaptive fit' witchcraft on display.

Curiously, Marigold's clothes also seem to fit Dale
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #130 on: 02 Feb 2019, 05:01 »

Comic!
1. Emily could be a billionaire via fashion solely with the 'adaptive fit' witchcraft on display.

Curiously, Marigold's clothes also seem to fit Dale

Not quite. In the third panel, Dale looks to be holding the pants up, and the sleeves on the hoodie look to come up short on him. In fact, Marigold's clothes look loose on Dale. I wouldn't be surprised if we pulled out and saw her pants barely came up to his knee.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #131 on: 02 Feb 2019, 05:53 »


Not quite. In the third panel, Dale looks to be holding the pants up, and the sleeves on the hoodie look to come up short on him. In fact, Marigold's clothes look loose on Dale. I wouldn't be surprised if we pulled out and saw her pants barely came up to his knee.

The real reason for the horrified look on Dora's face in the last panel is that Dale let go of the pants and they fell down.  :-o
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #132 on: 02 Feb 2019, 07:26 »

Well if Emily does go into business I'm sure Hannelore's father would be an interested investor.

Her dad is the inventor researcher.
Her mum on the other hand is the corporate type which unfortunately comes with the standard evil overlord template.

He’s wealthy enough through his own inventions and probably has a business manager that handles the money side.

Just to clarify as well. The space station is itself a think tank for inventors, researchers and scientists. Anyone on there who isn't a member of security is probably working on a significant project. And I think Hanners' father specialises in AI research, so you would have to wonder about the overlap between his work and Emily's.

He experimented with that spaceborne pizza delivery system once before so he dabbles in other things.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #133 on: 02 Feb 2019, 22:42 »

I need her to make me shoes with that. US men's 10, 6E width, wide all the way back to the ankle. Literally only one model of New Balance fits me.

6E? Dang, I have enough trouble with EE. My wife jokes about my square feet.
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #134 on: 03 Feb 2019, 17:57 »

Given their respective levels of both goofiness and scientific mastery, I'm convinced Emily can never meet Raven. The combination would be too powerful for Northampton to handle.

Nah, they'd meet, nothing overly weird would happen, and then after she left Raven/Emily would say to Dora "Is it just me, or is that girl really strange?"
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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #135 on: 03 Feb 2019, 19:47 »

Comic!
1. Emily could be a billionaire via fashion solely with the 'adaptive fit' witchcraft on display.

Curiously, Marigold's clothes also seem to fit Dale

Not quite. In the third panel, Dale looks to be holding the pants up, and the sleeves on the hoodie look to come up short on him. In fact, Marigold's clothes look loose on Dale. I wouldn't be surprised if we pulled out and saw her pants barely came up to his knee.

Ha ha, "pulled out."

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Re: WCDT 3926-3930 (28 Jan - 1 Feb 2019)
« Reply #136 on: 05 Feb 2019, 06:27 »

Is Marigold secretly a robot? Because in #3928, she is totally venting steam through her ears!
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