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(07:20)System: Welcome to the official Unichat server.
Be advised that all interactions here are subject to the Unichat terms of use.
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(07:21)System: Welcome back, SonjaOfTheMoon! It has been five (5) hours since your last login.
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Xenocartographer: omg it's this nerd edit delete reply
jamie59: 2083? this looks closer to 1983. edit delete reply
Xenocartographer: Just roll with it for now, but there's actually a reason! edit delete reply
Adina: curious why the beginning ("You have three new messages and 742 old messages") uses a word for the number 3, and numerals for 742. are chatrooms just like that? i would think it would be more consistent, using one or the other edit delete reply
Xenocartographer: Oh, wow, good eye! I think you just found a slip-up on my part :O edit delete reply
Adina again: The very first time I read this, I didn't catch that it was set in 2083. Mostly because I was too lazy to read so many words. This story is intriguing, but I do feel like so much text can be sort of difficult. Would be nice if it were animated. I mean, I'm fine with reading but it's probably not as accessible of a story in general (especially on a webcomic site).

That spambot is weirdly good. If it weren't for the #legitimate-offer-cave I could see it convincing more than a couple of people. The spambots I've come across tend to be very wordy or not super talkative, and this one sounds, overall, pretty natural.

So obviously the spambots are gonna be important to this story, so that of course leads me to wonder why... edit delete reply
Xenocartographer: Pft, Adina, your comment color keeps changing when you use a guest account :D

I considered animating it, but decided against it on technical grounds. Maybe someday. edit delete reply
haleakala: pretty interesting idea here. edit delete reply
RealmLord: Oh booooy, put your fuckin seatbelts on, this is gonna be one hell of a ride edit delete reply
endsoftime: kinda weird that this page contains a different ascii UNICHAT logo than the one in the header.
~~this probably isn't a useful clue to anything, it's just an interesting observation.~~
also, it's interesting to see how you log into unichat. That's a rather different syntax than I would have expected, though to be honest it shouldn't be surprising to me, as UNICHAT is essentially space future irc with the omnipresence of something like FaceBook. Though is FaceBook still popular? I don't know. edit delete reply
PoryZ123: this is a really interesting comic concept!! :O edit delete reply
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