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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #50 on: 31 Mar 2020, 23:34 »

New strip.

Can robots turn their noses off, or are they stuck with skunk stink?

Probably depends on the model.  Most likely can, but a May or other low-end make might be stuck.

Then again, lower-end chassis might not even have one to begin with.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #51 on: 01 Apr 2020, 04:25 »

i'm surprised there isn't more votes against the "I ain't scared of no" pterodactyl. Fun fact: it name is from it's catchphrase "I ain't scared of no ..." There are no survivors of "I ain't scared of no" pterodactyls.

for some reason, today's comic (not counting the last panel) makes me *ouch* (sorry if it's incomprehensible, I have weird synesthesia, and bad with word stuff.)
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #52 on: 01 Apr 2020, 05:40 »

Probably why they said "Pardon my French"  :-D
Afterwards. But appreciated.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #53 on: 01 Apr 2020, 07:41 »


Jeph noted that Elliot actually came close to death when he came up behind Yay in panel 2.

I so don't get the joke. Someone saying hi to you might result in body harm.
And Elliot dialog afterwards seems to imply he was in the wrong?
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #54 on: 01 Apr 2020, 07:49 »

[snip]
Jeph noted that Elliot actually came close to death when he came up behind Yay in panel 2. We know that chassis has electromagnetic inductors in the hands. I wonder what other advanced technology with combat applications are hidden away in that chassis?

[snip]
That said, yes, I can see Roko, with a clothes peg on her nose, helping a couple of Yays and a disappointed-looking Melon to scrub Elliot down with stiff-bristled brushes and several dozen cans of pureed tomato.

1) Electromagnets can do a lot if they're strong enough. Yay is capable of zonking people right out, so who knows?

2) Isn't the trick to use white vinegar?


i'm surprised there isn't more votes against the "I ain't scared of no" pterodactyl. Fun fact: it name is from it's catchphrase "I ain't scared of no ..." There are no survivors of "I ain't scared of no" pterodactyls.

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.....Also there's a piano arrangement of the Theme of Super Metroid called 'I Ain't Afraid of no Pterodactyl' by Vivi22 on the OCReMix album Reserve Tank:VARIAtions, and I may or may not have misremembered the title.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #55 on: 01 Apr 2020, 09:58 »

Mealworms have historically been consumed in many Asian countries, particularly in Southeast Asia. ( wikipedia )
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« Reply #56 on: 01 Apr 2020, 10:32 »

Those prehistoric creatures are tame. Try Titanoboa, Megapiranha, terror birds, and most of the Paleozoic.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #57 on: 01 Apr 2020, 12:05 »


Jeph noted that Elliot actually came close to death when he came up behind Yay in panel 2.

I so don't get the joke. Someone saying hi to you might result in body harm.
And Elliot dialog afterwards seems to imply he was in the wrong?

Someone like Elliot will get a lot of reactions from people getting threatened, even if they're just in a corner in the train reading a book. Some of those reactions can be very aggressive.

Aside from that, I think Jeph actually just means to remind us that Yay is very much not a cuddly character, and doesn't like to be accosted.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #58 on: 01 Apr 2020, 13:00 »

For what it's worth, my school was K-6 elementary school, 7-8 junior high (at the high school but in a separate building), and 9-12 high school.
Mine was similar though the middle block was referred to as Senior Public but Highschool went to 13 - yeah that makes me ancient bu most webizzens standards.


This time it’s more a question of who’s going to be more surprised by the first kiss, Elliot, Clinton, or Brun…
My guess/hope is for something a bit different - all three are sitting down with Brun between the two - the "awkward" intensifies to biblical proportions - Brun is tired - puts arms around both and pulls them close - "I like you both now kiss me" may or may not end with a damnit.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #59 on: 01 Apr 2020, 14:22 »


Jeph noted that Elliot actually came close to death when he came up behind Yay in panel 2.

I so don't get the joke. Someone saying hi to you might result in body harm.
And Elliot dialog afterwards seems to imply he was in the wrong?
I read it as Elliot taking care not to surprise/startle people as he approaches them from behind. A man-mountain like Elliot can be rather imposing, particularly to those unaware that he is a marshmallow.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #60 on: 01 Apr 2020, 16:47 »


Jeph noted that Elliot actually came close to death when he came up behind Yay in panel 2.

I so don't get the joke. Someone saying hi to you might result in body harm.

I can see what Jeph was probably going for, but I don't really believe it as it is written.

As far as I can make out, Jeph wants us to believe that Yay is a dreadfully dangerous and almost-omnipotent hive mind with very few ethical boundaries. Even though I don't think we've really seen a hint of them behaving in a way we would find unethical*, except perhaps in torturing Corpse Witch, someone who crossed one of those few ethical boundaries.

Would such a powerful being be startled by someone walking up behind them, even as large as Elliot? Even a being with limitations we can't hope to understand? That seems highly unlikely. And even if they were startled, would Yay wantonly kill? Sure, they've got no ethical boundary to prevent them, but would they be motivated to? The only real motivation we've seen from Yay recently is to be likable.

I just don't buy it. Frankly, I don't see Yay doing anything that might make them dislikable in the eyes of the QC audience.

There is an amusing thought lying underneath it -- Elliot normally startles people, but this time he has unknowingly sneaked up on an ominpotent being. Ha! I think that's what Jeph was getting it.

But I don't believe for a moment that there was any actual danger.

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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #61 on: 01 Apr 2020, 18:27 »

Would such a powerful being be startled by someone walking up behind them, even as large as Elliot?
Wouldn't such a gentle being be worried about startling someone by walking up behind them, even as powerful as messieurs?;
for some reason, today's comic (not counting the last panel) makes me *ouch* (sorry if it's incomprehensible, I have weird synesthesia, and bad with word stuff.)
his effecting environ's nightine graity, his curt whimsy.
awkward intensifying, Brun, tired, arms around ``like you both, kiss me (dammit).''
Clinton's tacit grand-normalcy esteem, tolerately distasting strangeties, cautiously integrative; insisting exclusivity (polyamorwardan reluctance) into that intimate triple.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #62 on: 01 Apr 2020, 20:47 »

I just noticed the Chekhov's Skunk tag. Where did we see the skunk before?

Also I stole it ("...if you'll pardon my French") from Neil Gaiman, who used it in the story "Keepsakes and Treasures" (in the collection Fragile Things).
You attribute a saying said for several centuries to Neil Gaiman? He isn't that old. :)
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« Reply #63 on: 01 Apr 2020, 20:53 »

Wouldn't such a gentle being be worried about startling someone by walking up behind them, even as powerful as messieurs?;

Elliot? Of course, he would.

I just noticed the Chekhov's Skunk tag. Where did we see the skunk before?

We didn't see it before, but it was referenced in an earlier conversation.

Also I stole it ("...if you'll pardon my French") from Neil Gaiman, who used it in the story "Keepsakes and Treasures" (in the collection Fragile Things).
You attribute a saying said for the several centuries to Neil Gaiman? He isn't that old. :)

The poster was attributing to Gaiman the subversion of the phrase through its literal use, not the phrase itself. Also, he's not saying Gaiman was the first to use the phrase in that way, just that Gaiman was the person the poster stole that specific usage of the phrase from.

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« Reply #64 on: 01 Apr 2020, 20:55 »


Jeph noted that Elliot actually came close to death when he came up behind Yay in panel 2.

I so don't get the joke. Someone saying hi to you might result in body harm.

I can see what Jeph was probably going for, but I don't really believe it as it is written.

As far as I can make out, Jeph wants us to believe that Yay is a dreadfully dangerous and almost-omnipotent hive mind with very few ethical boundaries. Even though I don't think we've really seen a hint of them behaving in a way we would find unethical*, except perhaps in torturing Corpse Witch, someone who crossed one of those few ethical boundaries.

Would such a powerful being be startled by someone walking up behind them, even as large as Elliot? Even a being with limitations we can't hope to understand? That seems highly unlikely. And even if they were startled, would Yay wantonly kill? Sure, they've got no ethical boundary to prevent them, but would they be motivated to? The only real motivation we've seen from Yay recently is to be likable.

I just don't buy it. Frankly, I don't see Yay doing anything that might make them dislikable in the eyes of the QC audience.

There is an amusing thought lying underneath it -- Elliot normally startles people, but this time he has unknowingly sneaked up on an ominpotent being. Ha! I think that's what Jeph was getting it.

But I don't believe for a moment that there was any actual danger.

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But most of that has been very specific to their interactions with Roko, the AI they were explicitly trying to befriend.

When Spookybot/Yay was first introduced, they rendered everyone they deemed unimportant in CoD unconscious.
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« Reply #65 on: 01 Apr 2020, 21:02 »

That is absolutely true.

What that means, then, is that we don't really have anything else to go on in terms of understanding Yay's motivations. We know that Yay will act against people violating any being's sanctity of mind. And we know they want to be friends with Roko.

That's it.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #66 on: 01 Apr 2020, 21:42 »

Yay and Company aren't omniscient.  Perhaps they were distracted by the mealworms errand.  And input is filtered through the individual node.  That goes aways to explaining how Elliot caught him off guard.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #67 on: 01 Apr 2020, 23:28 »

I've noticed before that Melon craves intense experiences, whether or not that's wise and whether or not the experience could damage her. So, it makes sense that she'd want to sniff skunk as much as possible, a smell so intensely unpleasant that it can give humans traumatic sense memories. So, she's getting as much of this as she can before Elliot burns those clothes!

Meanwhile, it also makes sense that Yay would like cats. On a certain level, I suspect that they think that they need a white cat with a diamond collar to sit on their lap whilst they plot.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #68 on: 02 Apr 2020, 00:17 »

Not even a godlike AI can resist the allure of cats.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #69 on: 02 Apr 2020, 01:41 »

But Yay has dogs...
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #70 on: 02 Apr 2020, 02:24 »

Every person I've ever known who had cats and dogs, the dogs were consistently bullied by the cats. Tom and Jerry lied to us.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #71 on: 02 Apr 2020, 06:58 »

It's dentirely possible Spooky finds cats too similar to themselves...  :-P

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« Reply #72 on: 02 Apr 2020, 07:12 »

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You mentioned torturing a confession out of Corpse Witch, and I would add paralyzing Faye.
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« Reply #73 on: 02 Apr 2020, 10:04 »

You attribute a saying said for the several centuries to Neil Gaiman? He isn't that old. :)

The poster was attributing to Gaiman the subversion of the phrase through its literal use, not the phrase itself. Also, he's not saying Gaiman was the first to use the phrase in that way, just that Gaiman was the person the poster stole that specific usage of the phrase from.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #74 on: 02 Apr 2020, 11:26 »

Sniff, sniff.
"Where have you been? What have you been doing?"
Sniff, sniff, sniff.

That's the routine I get from my cat every time I come home.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #75 on: 02 Apr 2020, 11:34 »

With the way the AIs react to tea, and looking at Melon's reaction to the skunk smell, I wonder what the skunk smell does for them.  Perhaps it is just Melon, she has a history of liking strange smelling things.  Why do I get the feeling Melon is going to either steal the clothes, or go out to try to meet the skunk.  Or better yet, bring it home as a pet.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #76 on: 02 Apr 2020, 18:30 »

Comic's up.

I wonder how Yay would react to Mieville. He seems more their kind of cat, to me.
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« Reply #77 on: 02 Apr 2020, 18:32 »

Elliott's kitty made me remember Mieville (Dora's black cat), whatever happened to that one?
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« Reply #78 on: 02 Apr 2020, 18:41 »

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« Reply #79 on: 02 Apr 2020, 18:43 »

Mieville was seen relatively recently, still living with Dora and having accepted Tai as a member of the household.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #80 on: 02 Apr 2020, 21:49 »

It's dentirely possible Spooky finds cats too similar to themselves...  :-P

As I said to a friend and fellow reader when yesterday's strip went up,
"One of the few creatures as coolly certain of their superiority as Yay themselves."
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« Reply #81 on: 02 Apr 2020, 23:26 »

So, it's confirmed that the Spookybot nodes are continually updating each other about what they're doing and thinking. I love how the Yay in Elliot's lounge room remains dryly unimpressed whilst the others are practically dancing with joy at the fluffy furfriend. I'm guessing that they are dumping their excess emotion into the others in order to maintain their image of being the coolly detached super-intelligence!

Taking a look around Elliot's apartment:
  • Old-style hi-fi sound system with a turntable; into classic tunes, maybe from the 80s and 90s?
  • Certificate framed on the wall: Graduation, probably. I wonder what his major was?
  • Small weights on the side table; Elliot's idea of 'relaxation' involves pumping maybe!
  • Definitely a cat guy!
I'm interested to see where Jeph may be taking this. Certainly, I think that Yay is going to learn more about the microcosm of human life than they likely ever really understood properly before now!
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #82 on: 02 Apr 2020, 23:54 »

Taking a look around Elliot's apartment:
  • Old-style hi-fi sound system with a turntable; into classic tunes, maybe from the 80s and 90s?
LPs were almost completely dead in the 90s. AFAIK everything new was almost 100% released on CD only. I'd guess 60s-80s as his main interest in music. It's probably easier to find new music on LP now than in the mid-late 90s.
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« Reply #83 on: 03 Apr 2020, 01:29 »

That is absolutely true.

What that means, then, is that we don't really have anything else to go on in terms of understanding Yay's motivations. We know that Yay will act against people violating any being's sanctity of mind. And we know they want to be friends with Roko.

That's it.
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« Reply #84 on: 03 Apr 2020, 01:37 »

Taking a look around Elliot's apartment:
  • Old-style hi-fi sound system with a turntable; into classic tunes, maybe from the 80s and 90s?
LPs were almost completely dead in the 90s. AFAIK everything new was almost 100% released on CD only. I'd guess 60s-80s as his main interest in music. It's probably easier to find new music on LP now than in the mid-late 90s.

Hmmmm.....I wonder what he listens to. Maybe early prog-rock?
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« Reply #85 on: 03 Apr 2020, 02:42 »

Yay's dog isn't sure about this development...
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Taking a look around Elliot's apartment:
  • Old-style hi-fi sound system with a turntable; into classic tunes, maybe from the 80s and 90s?
LPs were almost completely dead in the 90s. AFAIK everything new was almost 100% released on CD only. I'd guess 60s-80s as his main interest in music. It's probably easier to find new music on LP now than in the mid-late 90s.

It may be so that vinyl is bigger now than in the 90s, but I don't think it was dead by then. I think I was still buying vinyl in the early 90s at least, maybe even towards the mid 90s.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #87 on: 03 Apr 2020, 04:05 »

Taking a look around Elliot's apartment:
  • Old-style hi-fi sound system with a turntable; into classic tunes, maybe from the 80s and 90s?
LPs were almost completely dead in the 90s. AFAIK everything new was almost 100% released on CD only. I'd guess 60s-80s as his main interest in music. It's probably easier to find new music on LP now than in the mid-late 90s.

Hmmmm.....I wonder what he listens to. Maybe early prog-rock?

I peg Elliot as a Steely Dan/Donald Fagen fan.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #88 on: 03 Apr 2020, 04:10 »

I love when pets resemble their owners. Hercules is basically Elliott as a cat (a big tough softy) :3
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #89 on: 03 Apr 2020, 05:32 »

There wasn’t a whole lot of new stuff coming out on vinyl in the 90s (and what there was, was mostly incredibly high-priced collector’s items), but it’s always been possible to get older stuff second-hand. In particular, Newberry Comics on Pleasant Street in Northampton has a pretty impressive collection of vintage vinyl for sale.

If we’re doing a pool, I’ll take Elliot as a Beatles fan.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #90 on: 03 Apr 2020, 06:15 »

HERCULES!

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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #91 on: 03 Apr 2020, 07:35 »

Taking a look around Elliot's apartment:
  • Old-style hi-fi sound system with a turntable; into classic tunes, maybe from the 80s and 90s?
LPs were almost completely dead in the 90s. AFAIK everything new was almost 100% released on CD only. I'd guess 60s-80s as his main interest in music. It's probably easier to find new music on LP now than in the mid-late 90s.
Hmmmm.....I wonder what he listens to. Maybe early prog-rock?

Bachman-Turner Overdrive.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #92 on: 03 Apr 2020, 08:50 »

Every person I've ever known who had cats and dogs, the dogs were consistently bullied by the cats. Tom and Jerry lied to us.

In my experience, this is mostly true with the larger dog breeds, who get bullied by the cat. Maybe something to do with larger dogs tending to be more gentle souls(?) 
The small, much more energetic dog breeds do tend to harass cats (mostly by continually chasing them).

This is my experience, at least.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #93 on: 03 Apr 2020, 14:27 »

I am curious to know your thoughts about the qualities of vynil records.

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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #94 on: 03 Apr 2020, 15:07 »

I have quite a lot of vinyl records.  Why?  Because the recordings on them have never been available in any other form; that's the only rational reason to have them.

And I use contemporary equipment to play them - a turntable from the 1950s and a cartridge and arm from the 1970s:

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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #95 on: 03 Apr 2020, 17:03 »

HIgh School, 8th grade through 11th, was quite nice. Everything before that was Hell on Earth, sociologically.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #96 on: 03 Apr 2020, 18:23 »

There wasn’t a whole lot of new stuff coming out on vinyl in the 90s (and what there was, was mostly incredibly high-priced collector’s items)


I have to disagree here, I was working in a record store in 1997 and there were many opportunities to order music on vinyl, I still have all of my 60 or 70 records that I purchased at that time, mostly rock and punk and indie (Beck, RATM, Primus, Man-or-Astroman, Melvins, Beastie Boys, Beat Happening, Sleater-Kinney, Medeski/Martin/Wood, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jane's Addiction, Dirty Three, Sebadoh/Folk-Implosion...). Vinyl was usually a few dollars cheaper than CD's too, so as someone who really didn't make much money at the time, there were many times that I bought vinyl just to be able to save a bit more money. Cassettes too. The CD's that I purchased during that time were usually "Used" CD's that people had listened to once or twice and then decided they didn't like the album. They never saved their receipts and were always angry when we told them they could not return a CD that had the wrapper torn off (unwrapped) and with no receipt, we could offer them a few dollars store credit but sometimes they did take the deal and used the credit to buy a different CD, and usually gave the ol' "I'll never shop here again" kind of whining before they left. And yet still a few weeks later some new album would be out and they would come back to buy it. Small town record store. Sometimes my friends and I would drive to the city and go to the record stores to buy vinyl. But I definitely bought lots of vinyl from the small town store that I worked at. I used to read the Billboard charts, the magazines were delivered subscription free of charge so that we could all keep up with what was popular. I remember reading about Napster in those magazines right after Metallica had started their legal proceedings for copyright infringement. We all know how that turned out. Ah, good memories.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #97 on: 04 Apr 2020, 04:21 »

Taking a look around Elliot's apartment:
  • Old-style hi-fi sound system with a turntable; into classic tunes, maybe from the 80s and 90s?
LPs were almost completely dead in the 90s. AFAIK everything new was almost 100% released on CD only. I'd guess 60s-80s as his main interest in music. It's probably easier to find new music on LP now than in the mid-late 90s.

It may be so that vinyl is bigger now than in the 90s, but I don't think it was dead by then. I think I was still buying vinyl in the early 90s at least, maybe even towards the mid 90s.
As I understand it, 'location location location'. There were diehard hi-fi fans in the 90s, too. The concentration of them just depended on where you happened to be. NYC apparently had a fair few record stores in the 90s that pretty much only sold vinyl.
[Not certain as to the reliability of the source for that last one.]

Hmmm.... considering Elliot works at the Horrible Revelation, I wonder if he knows a guy who makes electro-swing vinyls?

EDIT: Seems my guy was right about vinyls in the 90s, then. (I was just a kid at the time)

Avoiding double posting.
HIgh School, 8th grade through 11th, was quite nice. Everything before that was Hell on Earth, sociologically.

My younger brother and I both got in enough trouble at our Hell middleschool that we both barely graduated to high school one suspension short of expulsion. I was short, fat, and nerodivergent. My brother was who all the wannabe hood rats (Wichita gaddam Kansas) decided they needed to gang up on to prove how badass they were (2 or 3 vs 1 just proves cowardice). The other strike against both of us was that we were white kids at a mostly black school. Though, I was frequently mistaken for Hispanic, so I was targeted for that too.

EDIT 2: We've got a smidgen of Cherokee and Choctaw blood, so I managed to get olive skin. Both of my brothers burn like tomatoes.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #98 on: 04 Apr 2020, 23:46 »

I can see the AIs not minding it, but I'm surprised Elliot's cat can even stand to be in the same building as him much less be held by him after the skunk.
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Re: WCDT strips 4231-4235 (30th of March to 3rd April, 2020)
« Reply #99 on: 05 Apr 2020, 02:00 »

As Elliot said, Hercules is a lumpus. He probably does not move far or fast ever on solely grounds of principle. If that means having to deal with awful smells... Well, he hangs around when Elliot comes home from the gym, doesn't he (yes, I know, several orders of magnitude difference in 'bad')?
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