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Nested.
posted by cthuljew (37 comments total) 37 users marked this as a favorite

 
It's universes all the way down.
posted by curious nu at 1:55 PM on April 8, 2012 [4 favorites]


The indivisible and fundamental units of the universe are memories and regrets!
posted by TwelveTwo at 1:56 PM on April 8, 2012 [7 favorites]


- thoughts
      gotta breed
      crawl crawl
      dig dig

posted by 256 at 1:57 PM on April 8, 2012 [6 favorites]


I'm not an expert in particle physics by any means, but isn't the universes-inside-particles idea completely baseless?
posted by dunkadunc at 2:02 PM on April 8, 2012 [1 favorite]


I'm not an expert in particle physics by any means, but isn't the universes-inside-particles idea completely baseless?

You didn't see the final few seconds of Men in Black?
posted by Nomyte at 2:04 PM on April 8, 2012 [9 favorites]


OK, I just found Shgorgus, so now I know it's a joke. I'm still not sure what about.
posted by dunkadunc at 2:04 PM on April 8, 2012


"Something's chasing me.
Now is not the time.
The hunt is on."
- Sugar glider
posted by CutaneousRabbit at 2:14 PM on April 8, 2012


"Lasagnaverse"?
posted by Chocolate Pickle at 2:21 PM on April 8, 2012 [1 favorite]


I'm not an expert in particle physics by any means, but isn't the universes-inside-particles idea completely baseless?

Hey, don't bogart the clear air, man.
posted by dhartung at 2:24 PM on April 8, 2012


It's a Total Perspective Vortex Ontology!
posted by Wemmick at 2:34 PM on April 8, 2012 [1 favorite]


This post is a week late.
posted by cjorgensen at 2:43 PM on April 8, 2012 [1 favorite]


universe
->galactic supercluster
-->galaxy
--->galactic center
---->star system
----->telluric planet
------>continent of America
------->country of Arabia
-------->south-west rich region
--------->capital city
---------->residential area
----------->house
------------>bedroom
------------->Nindows computer
-------------->screen:

/private Files
./shared stuff
../important photos
.../secret stuff to sort
..../documents
...../secret Music
....../Documents
......./Family Music
......../my stuff
........./Important photos
........../secret files
.........../Misc. docs
............/my files
............./secret files
............../documents
.............../My stuff
................/Important things
................./public stuff to sort
................../Files
.................../private Documents
..................../Private pics
...................../misc documents:
  • A daring representation of a group of ¤¤¤¤¤¤ trying to ¤¤¤¤¤¤ on two other ¤¤¤¤¤¤.

  • An image of a ¤¤¤¤¤¤ trying to ¤¤¤¤¤¤ on their ¤¤¤¤¤¤.

  • A daring representation of a group of ¤¤¤¤¤¤ trying to ¤¤¤¤¤¤ on a strange-looking ¤¤¤¤¤¤.

  • A video of a group of ¤¤¤¤¤¤ in the process of ¤¤¤¤¤¤ a bewildered ¤¤¤¤¤¤.

  • A possibly illegal image of a ¤¤¤¤¤¤ involved in ¤¤¤¤¤¤ with two other ¤¤¤¤¤¤.

  • A disturbing representation of a couple of ¤¤¤¤¤¤ involved in ¤¤¤¤¤¤ with their ¤¤¤¤¤¤.

  • A crude representation of a group of ¤¤¤¤¤¤ trying to ¤¤¤¤¤¤ on another ¤¤¤¤¤¤.

  • A disturbing representation of a couple of ¤¤¤¤¤¤ holding a strange-looking ¤¤¤¤¤¤.

  • A daring representation of a couple of ¤¤¤¤¤¤ trying to ¤¤¤¤¤¤ on two other ¤¤¤¤¤¤.

  • A crude representation of several ¤¤¤¤¤¤ in the process of ¤¤¤¤¤¤ inside a ¤¤¤¤¤¤'s ¤¤¤¤¤¤.
  • posted by lemuring at 2:45 PM on April 8, 2012 [13 favorites]


    Other files include:
    An image of kittens sneezing
    A drawing of a dolphin trying to play piano.
    A short video of a baby seal wearing silly hats.
    A video of some guy with a horse mask in anatomically questionable shenanigans.
    posted by lemuring at 2:47 PM on April 8, 2012


    This feels like playing Alchemy in reverse.
    posted by Wossname at 2:57 PM on April 8, 2012


    I see I'm not the only one that found someone's porn folder.
    posted by empath at 2:59 PM on April 8, 2012 [1 favorite]


    I see I'm not the only one that found someone's porn folder.

    No, this is HOW you hide your porn.
    posted by Fizz at 3:01 PM on April 8, 2012 [1 favorite]


    I also happened to find a bookshelf in some guy's house with a number of interesting books:
    -The Chorus of Obese Machines
    -A Vibrant Tale Involving Superheroes, Ghosts, and Time Travel
    -The Secret of Swimming
    posted by lemuring at 3:02 PM on April 8, 2012


    I just wanted to know where my damn car was parked...
    posted by Increase at 3:15 PM on April 8, 2012 [1 favorite]


    Going through a black hole lets you enter a new universe in which you can enter a black hole to enter a new universe in which
    posted by The Whelk at 3:18 PM on April 8, 2012


    >look at cods thoughts
    >blwap
    >bloop
    >bloop
    posted by shakespearicles at 3:20 PM on April 8, 2012


    Fizz: "No, this is HOW you hide your porn."

    I thought you made a folder on the desktop labeled "Special Software".
    posted by dunkadunc at 3:23 PM on April 8, 2012


    "Remember what the dormouse said:
    I smell food"
    posted by drlith at 3:46 PM on April 8, 2012


    Hmm. No "Expand All" button? Lame.
    posted by mbatch at 3:50 PM on April 8, 2012 [5 favorites]


    I thought you made a folder on the desktop labeled "Special Software".

    Just make a folder called "Porn." Everyone will assume you're trying to be funny because, you know, that's way too obvious.
    posted by asnider at 3:56 PM on April 8, 2012


    The indivisible and fundamental units of the universe are memories and regrets!

    Also, apparently, image files and pornography videos.
    posted by TwelveTwo at 4:45 PM on April 8, 2012 [1 favorite]


    Hmm. No "Expand All" button? Lame.

    In Windows it's the asterisk key let me see if that worNO CARRIER
    posted by griphus at 4:53 PM on April 8, 2012 [5 favorites]


    I honestly have no idea how much work that took, but I'm impressed by it. And damn, the universal regret constant is powerful. The people with happy thoughts seem fake and two dimensional. The unhappy ones seem to have clear lives played out in two or three sentences.

    Or, perhaps, I'm reading too much into it.
    posted by Ghidorah at 5:13 PM on April 8, 2012


    Cops wearing plastic sandals... that planet is gross.
    posted by SharkParty at 5:17 PM on April 8, 2012


    Where does it end?
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    Where does it end?
    Where does it end?
    Where does it end?
    Where does it end?
    Where does it end?
    Where does it end?
    Where does it end?
    Where does it end?
    Where does it end?
    Where does it end?
    Where does it end?
    Where does it end?
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    posted by twoleftfeet at 5:38 PM on April 8, 2012 [1 favorite]


    The javascript source is entertaining.


    new Thing("sea monster",["sea monster thoughts",["tentacle,0-12","fish fin,0-4"],"fish tail,0-2","crustacean claw,0-4","crustacean leg,0-8","crustacean shell,0-1","scales,30%",["mouth,1-2","beak,1-2"],"skull",["eye,1-8","simple eye,1-8"]],[["giant","colossal","abyssal","forgotten","ancient","gigantic","monstruous"],[" "],["craze","drift","dredge","slumber","dream","stone","slime","grudge","stride","flail",
    "wail","terror","horror","scream","wrath","burst","dark","deep"],["fin","tail","sinker","sunk","singer","song","polyp","guardian","seer","whale","worm",
    "shark","squid","saur","buddy"]]);
    new Thing("sea monster thoughts",["sea monster thought,1-2"],["thoughts"]);
    new Thing("sea monster thought",[],["IIIIII MUSSST SCREEEAAAM","I AMMMM AWAKENED","ALLLLLL FEAR MEEEEE","NOOOOONE SHALL LIVE","I MUSSSSST EATTTTT","DEEEEEEEEP I SSSSLUMBER","IIIII SHALL CONSSSSUME","IIIII SHALL DEVOUUUUURRRRR","LIFFFFFFE MUSSSSST PERISHHHHH","NNNNNNNNURISHMENT","ALL SHALLLLLLL GO INSSSSSSANE","SSSSSSANITY SHALL YIELDDDDD","EXXXXXILED I WASSSSS","EONSSSSS I HAVE SLUMBERED","EONSSSSS I HAVE WAITED","MORTALSSSSSS BEHOLDDDDD","I COMMMMME FROM DEEP","IMMMMMMOBILE I WATCHHHH","SSSSSKITTER","THEY FFFFFLOAAAAAT"]);

    posted by neustile at 5:45 PM on April 8, 2012 [4 favorites]


    I promise I added a link to the javascript, maybe something strips it out on MF. If it did again here it is: http://orteil.dashnet.org/nestedscript.js
    posted by neustile at 5:47 PM on April 8, 2012


    This reminds me of an old gag in the last Mac OS where you could put aliases of a folder inside of itself. Put one of these "infinite" folders on a coworker's desktop and they click about 20 times before they say "wtf!?". Boy, I really pissed my boss off with that trick.
    posted by quadog at 5:52 PM on April 8, 2012


    I found some books, tried to read one via page > paragraph. Then there a bunch of entries for what look like random letters. Some kind of puzzle/code, maybe? Clicking into a letter just yields "ink" (which decomposes into alcohol and oil). Here's the first paragraph of one:

    - bookshelf
    - The Endless Tale of Margaret, the Stubborn Cop
    - page
    - paragraph
    + P
    + z
    + r
    + e
    + a
    + s
    + x
    + m
    + t
    + c
    + t
    + a
    + o
    + a
    + n
    + y
    + c
    + s
    + -
    + w
    + k
    + p
    + ;
    + o
    + .
    + -
    + r
    + ;
    + x
    + j
    + a
    + e
    + w
    + g
    + f
    + ;
    + z
    + e
    + k
    + u
    + d
    + c
    + )
    + b
    + k
    + (
    + u
    + m
    + c
    + a
    + w
    + m
    + !
    + r
    + ;
    + q
    + o
    + b
    + m
    + t
    + D
    + g
    + i
    + o
    + g
    + f
    + e
    + h
    + p
    + z
    + x
    + h
    + m
    + D
    + t
    + i
    + '
    + e
    + t
    + a
    + Q
    + e
    + i
    + :
    + q
    + r
    + j
    posted by treepour at 6:13 PM on April 8, 2012


    This isn't source material for the next Dwarf Fortress, is it?
    posted by RobotVoodooPower at 8:55 PM on April 8, 2012 [2 favorites]


    For anyone who hasn't found the Secret Note giving away this detail, you can put ?seed=*** at the end of the url to define a starting point. e.g, person, bookshelf, fish, psyche, sea monster, etc.
    posted by eykal at 2:31 AM on April 9, 2012


    The indivisible and fundamental units of the universe are memories and regrets!

    Well, SOMEONE'S universe certainly is expanding.


    #mine
    posted by scratch at 5:02 AM on April 9, 2012


    I found Waldo!
    posted by mazola at 10:21 PM on April 9, 2012


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