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[Unichat log --]
/join #vague-omnipresent-council
(09:11)System: Now joining #vague-omnipresent-council.
/users --channel=vague-omnipresent-council
System: Users in #vague-omnipresent-council:
SansOfTheUnderground (AWAY)
KittenLicks (AWAY)
Xenocartographer (AWAY)
etamnanki (dont listen to it)
/status away; mood Observing.
System: Setting status to AWAY.
System: Mood message set.
(09:12)Arbiter: Looks like another conspirator's stumbled down our little rabbit hole.
*(09:12)Seabiscuit wave!!*
(09:13)System: User Xenocartographer is now ACTIVE.
(09:13)Xenocartographer: Take a look at their status - it might be a while before they're fully integrated with the system. Remember reddragonfall?
(09:14)System: User KittenLicks is now ACTIVE.
(09:14)KittenLicks: Xeno, I hate to be a bothfur, but what's going on with your timestamps?
(09:14)Xenocartographer: What ever do you mean?
(09:15)Arbiter: Sometimes they're question marks, and sometimes they're not.
(??:??)Xenocartographer: I suppose they are. Frankly, I wouldn't put too much stock in time around here.
(27:62)Xenocartographer: For example...
(09:15)Arbiter: How are you doing that?
(wibbly wobbly timey wimey stuff)Xenocartographer: Oh, shenanigans. Frankly, there's a lot odder even in this channel - I'm sure you've seen the user's list - let alone... deeper.
(09:16)Seabiscuit: D- deeper?
(Tilde)Xenocartographer: Yup!
(Tilde)Xenocartographer: Regardless, I believe Arbiter wanted to raise an issue.
(09:18)Arbiter: Erm... right. Theo and MrE. Agh!
(09:19)Seabiscuit: W- well, at least we saved him, r- right?
(09:20)Dellis: Yes, that's the bright side of things.
(09:21)Arbiter: I don't know what to make of Theo's response, though. For all he talks about honour and minimizing collateral damage, he seems extremely short-sighted.
(Tilde)Xenocartographer: Or perhaps he's operating on a different scale.
(??:??)Xenocartographer: Ack, I forgot I still had that.
(09:21)Seabiscuit: Wh- what do you mean? D:
(Tilde)Xenocartographer: And back to tildes we go.
(09:22)Arbiter: Xeno, sometimes it doesn't seem like you're on this team at all.
(??:??)Xenocartographer: I'm not.
(09:22)Arbiter: ANYWAY, now we've got two of the people we care about in enemy hands. Wonderful. What are we going to do?
(09:23)Wildcat: Well, I could try pestering Sonja again. As poorly as it went last time, now that I've been proven right...
(09:24)KittenLicks: Sounds good to me-ow!
(09:24)Arbiter: Assuming we can even get through.
(09:25)Wildcat: Well, yeah. It can't hurt to try. Maybe leave a message in her normal channel, see how her friends react...
(09:25)Arbiter: It's an idea.
(09:25)KittenLicks: I'm in furrvor of the wildkitty's plan!
(09:25)Dellis: Arbiter, what if you call Theo out? Worst-case scenario, he ignores you and we can write him off as an asset, but sometimes persistence is the key.
(09:25)Arbiter: Wait, didn't she block you?
(09:25)Arbiter: Sure, Dellis.
(09:26)Wildcat: Well, it's not that hard to spin up an alt account, and Gods hasn't [censored]ed with this channel yet. I say we push our luck and see how it goes.
(??:??)Xenocartographer: Fortune favors the bold...~
(09:27)Arbiter: Right. Let's do it.
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/join #moon-butt
(09:29)System: Now joining #moon-butt.
/log encrypt --stealth
(09:29)System: The log for #moon-butt is being encrypted with Wildcat's public key. Stealth mode: suppressing this message from everyone besides you and server ops.
(09:29)Wildcat: I'm sure you've noticed that Sonja is missing by now.
(09:29)Wildcat: Before you ask, no, it wasn't me.
(09:29)Wildcat: But please tell me EP is still around. I don't know what happened. Only that he was in danger.
(09:29)Wildcat: First, Meta, the attack on the Satirical was carried out by OITHEOI as a favor to GoO. As far as I know your father is still alive.
(09:29)Wildcat: As for Sonja, she was taken by Pancake. I believe he wants her AI, and that he has her in a holding cell in orbit somewhere.
/log no-encrypt --stealth
(09:30)System: Further messages in this channel are no longer being encrypted. Stealth mode: suppressing this message from everyone besides you and server ops.
(09:30)System: No one hears you (empty channel).
[Unichat log --]
/message SonjaOfTheMoon Can you hear me?
/connect holding-cell-07.private.the-griddle.orbit
resolving server name...
found server holding-cell-07.private.the-griddle.orbit
connection established
(09:32)Pancomputer: This intrusion has been logged. If you wanted to find your way into my secure holding facility, you're about to succeed.
connection to holding-cell-07.private.the-griddle.orbit lost!
[Unichat log --]
(09:34)System: User Wildcat is joining #vague-omnipresent-council.
(09:34)Wildcat: Well, that didn't work as intended. Pancake's server chased me off, and I haven't gotten any response from Sonja. Let's just hope the kids see my message in time.
(09:34)Wildcat: How about you, Arbiter?
(09:35)Arbiter: Sec...
(09:45)Arbiter: UHM
[Unichat log --]
/message OITHEOI Congratulations on your successful kidnapping op, you blue [censored]hole.
/message OITHEOI You got an achievement: Abduct an Old Man!
/message OITHEOI What is he to you? A bargaining chip? A trophy? Revenge? Or do you just want him to owe you a favour for "rescuing" him?
/message OITHEOI Or did you just want to play musical hostages with your buddy Pancake?
/message OITHEOI I mean, that must have been your plan, right, since you knew he was on the moon? Arrange some sort of sick trade, orange for purple?
/message OITHEOI Of course orange guys don't exactly have the longest lifespan when Eugene's involved, but that probably doesn't matter to a sick [censored] like you either, does it?
/message OITHEOI One little problem with that plan though, MrE doesn't have a nifty little AI on his computer, so looks like it's not quite a fair trade.
/message OITHEOI So great job, genius, now he's got two. Yeah, that's right, he still has the other one from before that you didn't believe me about.
/message OITHEOI But don't feel too bad about it. At least you succeeded in kidnapping some poor girl's father.
/message OITHEOI Why don't you brag to your friends Sonja and bloodshoes about how cool you are?
/message OITHEOI Or better yet, why don't you brag to Karl! Tell him everything. You've certainly had no problem doing that so far!
/message OITHEOI Then when you've done all that, go [censored] yourself. Perfect way to end the day.
System: Incoming private message from user OITHEOI:
(09:32)OITHEOI: You could stand to learn some tact.
/message reply So could you.
System: Incoming private message from user OITHEOI:
(09:32)OITHEOI: Unfortunately for you, I'm not the one meddling in matters I have no understanding of.
System: Incoming private message from user OITHEOI:
(09:32)OITHEOI: However, I suppose it would behoove me to clarify one point. Purple?
/message reply You know who I mean.
System: Incoming private message from user OITHEOI:
(09:33)OITHEOI: I have my suspicions, but you don't get as close to world domination as me playing hunches.
/message reply ...
/message reply Why do you want to take over the world so much, anyway? What's your beef with personal freedom?
System: Incoming private message from user OITHEOI:
(09:33)OITHEOI: Necessity.
/message reply ...
/message reply I'm talking about Sonja.
System: Incoming private message from user OITHEOI:
(09:34)OITHEOI: That Pancake would act so quickly surprises me. Something has him bothered...
/message reply Gosh, I don't know, maybe a blue [censored]hole trying to take over the world?
System: Incoming private message from user OITHEOI:
(09:34)OITHEOI: Surely you must be aware that he's no better.
/message reply Yeah, that's why I'm here. I mean, you're both kidnappers, but you haven't gone after schoolgirls. To my knowledge. Yet.
System: Incoming private message from user OITHEOI:
(09:35)OITHEOI: I see.
System: Incoming private message from user OITHEOI:
(09:36)OITHEOI: Unfortunately, there's one possibility you haven't considered yet - from my perspective, at least.
/message reply Yeah?
System: Incoming private message from user OITHEOI:
(09:37)OITHEOI: You could be a double agent.
/message reply You mean like Karl?
System: Incoming private message from user OITHEOI:
(09:38)OITHEOI: This is not a topic I am willing to discuss.
/message reply Erm, okay. But he's totally backstabbing you.
System: Incoming private message from user OITHEOI:
(09:39)OITHEOI: Insisting on that fact is more likely to make me doubt you than him.
/message reply ...
/message reply What do you want?
System: Incoming private message from user OITHEOI:
(09:41)OITHEOI: You contacted me. Really, that question should be reversed.
/message reply I contacted you about saving MrE.
System: Incoming private message from user OITHEOI:
(09:42)OITHEOI: Which I have done. Is that to be the end of our dealings?
/message reply Holding him hostage on a Russian boat isn't exactly my definition of "rescuing".
System: Incoming private message from user OITHEOI:
(09:42)OITHEOI: He is undergoing medical care and will be released to a point of his choosing as soon as he is well enough and the coast is clear. You would hardly want me to expose him, or innocent sailors, to undue harm, would you?
/message reply ...
System: Incoming private message from user OITHEOI:
(09:43)OITHEOI: I'm not going to do the Rasputin thing and pretend I never lie, but I really don't have any interest in him. He's retired. Pancake, however...
/message reply Huh?
System: Incoming private message from user OITHEOI:
(09:43)OITHEOI: Our favorite breakfast food has more than a few methods of "enhanced interrogation", and I'm sure he'd be interested in trying them out on an old foe. Worse, his mastery of Etamnanki means he might not even need to engage to do so.
/message reply Okay, so, what do you want me to do?
System: Incoming private message from user OITHEOI:
(09:44)OITHEOI: I want to know more about his assets, and how he produces them. And you seem to have your own ways of gathering information. I'm sure you can see where I'm going with this.
/message reply Weren't you lecturing me about playing hunches just a few minutes ago?
System: Incoming private message from user OITHEOI:
(09:45)OITHEOI: I want to capture a conspirator.
[Unichat log --]
/message Unum_Relicuum It would seem that you and I share ideology, but is that where our similarities end i wonder? Consider the following message an assurance that you are whom i seek: "57 6b 64 77 20 6c 76 20 71 72 77 20 67 68 64 67 20 7a 6b 6c 66 6b 20 66 64 71 20 68 77 68 75 71 64 6f 20 6f 6c 68 2c" Our potential to work together hinges greatly on your response; do not keep me waiting.
/join #esoteric-blind-order
(09:47)System: Now joining #esoteric-blind-order.
/query --by-alias="The Inquisitor", --by-alias="The Templar"
(09:47)((Delta)): It has been done.
/status away; mood Heeding-The-Call
System: Incoming private message from user Unum_Relicuum:
(10:12)Unum_Relicuum: I'm intrigued!
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Xenocartographer (Official Note): Man oh man was this page tricky. The hardest part, believe it or not, was ((Delta))'s username, which broke my behind-the-scenes authorial scripts and required a fairly significant rewrite, 'cause gcc doesn't like parentheses in unexpected places. Speaking of, would there be any interest in a look at that behind-the-scenes stuff? Just a thought (which you can thank Seabiscuit for, incidentally).
Seabiscuit: Haha, I woulda thought screwing around with your own timestamps woulda been the trickiest~

etamnanki (dont listen to it)"


"(09:30)System: No one hears you (empty channel)."

Eh, no worries, Wildcat! They'll sea it when they stumble back into the channel...

-snerk- Gosh, Theo took that quite well, I'd say! He really is rather chill. Huh. Well, if he's telling the truth, t-then, hopefully Mr. E will be of release... And man, I really wanna know the deal between him and Karl!

I'm intrigued by how he wants to capture a conspirator...~

Also, guise, I still need a lie to tell Pancake, about what Rasputin is up to in Russia. Any ideas?;~; edit delete reply
Seabiscuit: Ohoh, actually, I have an idea! Let's trrrrryy....

/join #vague-omnipresent-council
Seabiscuit: Omg omg guys, I still needa tell Pancake something to gain his trust! He wants to know what Rasputin is up to in Russia, but Rasputin won't tell me. Any ideas for a convincing lie?
Seabiscuit: (Also, Anarchon, can you sea this, buddy??)

And then I'm gonna PM Rasputin anyway:
/message __RSPTN__ Omg Omg Rasputin!! MrE is safe (?) in Theo's hands, and Pancake has captured Sonja and her AI! D: edit delete reply
Wildcat: Will they see it even with the encrypt?
(*worries slightly*)
I'll do some digging and try to come up with ideas on the conspiracy thing and Russia thing, but it's late now. Though, isn't what Rasputin's doing in Russia fighting his girlfriend? edit delete reply
Seabiscuit: I think they will, yes! Xeno isn't *that* evil...

Nah, ol Rasputin is up to something *else* as well... ;^; edit delete reply
Arbiter: /message OITHEOI Capturing a conspirator, eh? Finally, someone who actually deserves to get kidnapped!
/message OITHEOI There's a metric butt-tonne of them at Algernon University right now. It's open season on breakfast goons.
/message OITHEOI They're there to either assassinate or capture a certain student, an operation of which I believe you're aware. In case you didn't know by this point, they are not protecting this student. They wish him harm.
/message OITHEOI Geez, Panny's sure got a thing for attacking college-age kids, eh? The creep.
/message OITHEOI I don't know if you've figured this out by now either, but they also killed bloodshoes. Hence my "orange guys don't exactly have the longest lifespan when Eugene's involved" comment from earlier.
/message OITHEOI ...I'm sorry about that, by the way. I don't know if you give a [censored] about his death, but he seemed like a good guy, and I'm sorry he's dead.
/message OITHEOI He didn't deserve to have his death referred to so callously by some indigo dickhead in order to mock some blue dickhead. You deserved it, but he didn't, and for that I apologize.
/message OITHEOI Anyway, I understand that they're under EMCON right now, so they can't contact Eugene through the usual channels. Now is the best time to strike.
/message OITHEOI Oh, and by the way, I'm pretty sure that the guy you once described as "Chinese-Nigerian, has a limp in his right leg, wears digital glasses" goes by the name bobtheconspirator, and that he's the one who killed bloodshoes.
/message OITHEOI Just in case you capture them and are having difficulty deciding who to "interrogate" first. edit delete reply
Seabiscuit: "Geez, Panny's sure got a thing for attacking college-age kids, eh? The creep."

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Arbiter: @Xeno I'd definitely be interested in learning about some "behind the scenes stuff". Lord knows I would benefit from any knowledge about coding I can get.
PS Can I just say that I love how you're portraying my character? Snarky and temperamental like I intended, but much less reckless and stupid than my comments by themselves suggest. It's really good, better and more interesting than I could have written on my own. Although real Arbiter would never spell "honour" without a u. :P edit delete reply
Xenocartographer: Aww, thanks! Yes, I try to base reader avatars off the real readers whenever possible. The, erm, spelling irregularity has been repaired, FYI. edit delete reply
Arbiter: That's how we roll in the Commonwealth! XD edit delete reply
Padlock: /hades-realm new guild --name="Vague Council of Win"
/hades-realm new pub game (under guild title)
/hades-realm list pub games
/hades-realm join "Vague Council of Win" edit delete reply
Arbiter: /hades-realm join "Vague Council of Win"
...Do you think I'll run into DOGFOODLID while playing Hades Realm? :D edit delete reply
Xenocartographer: Y'all really want more Hades' Realm pages, don't you? Alright, I hadn't planned on it, but I'll see what I can do. edit delete reply
((Delta)): /reply Oh, I am sure that you are... my associates and I wish to join your little group, how might we go about proving our most genuine loyalty to your cause? Also, might I ask, have you cracked our little code? Would you care for another?
This fool will fall like the others. Begin making arrangements as usual. Also, terminate this channel and convene in #The-Tea-Room.
Oh, and invite some of those fun Council members; I would absolutely love to chat with them.
^D edit delete reply
Mini_coopa2: /join #vague-omnipresent-council
as we can see, Unichat can access The Griddle (thats fucking genius by the way) however with the apparent technological reversion theyve gone through, we could send bug scripts though and Possibly degrade something
such as athena, who if my suspicions are correct, could precede another etamaki, this will save this timeline, however damage control is something i value and any hinderence to pancake is good. edit delete reply
Mini_coopa2: Also i could probably impersonate a console message.
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SansTheComic: gah. you didn't close the bracket... the tension will remain with me throughout the day. edit delete reply
Mini_coopa2: /setalias Roving-Advice-Bot
/join #Moonbutt
Advice tidbit #6 Confide in your friends, as the Blood of the covenant is Thicker than The Water of the Womb.
/leave #moonbutt edit delete reply
Xenocartographer: Oh, you have no idea what you just did. This is going to be great. For me, anyway. For you - well, it'll be a learning experience, I suppose. :) edit delete reply
Stacts: Am I finally caught up? Well, I must say that it's been quite the ride. edit delete reply
Xenocartographer: You have been keeping all arms and legs inside the vehicle until the ride comes to a complete stop, right? :) edit delete reply
Stacts: No. But I didn't take <b>all</b> my arms with me (they wouldn't fit)... edit delete reply
judge-of-character: if sb's going to try to contact ana while he's dreaming i might as well try something too. but if this goes wrong i don't want to be using my main account.
/message GAIA excuse me. would it be possible for you to tell me what your "true meaning" is. edit delete reply
raven0ak: Decided to look this page again and think delta that code ... it should be 41 20 71 75 69 63 6b 20 62 72 6f 77 6e 20 f0 9f a6 8a 20 6a 75 6d 70 73 20 6f 76 65 72 20 74 68 65 20 6c 61 7a 79 20 f0 9f 90 b6 2e (unless this is the answer expected) edit delete reply
eekee: @Xenocartographer: You script this in C? Nice@ edit delete reply