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Old 02-05-2012, 02:44 AM
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I am claiming victory in this thread

This thread here.

That's right, I win it. Things were getting pretty hot and heavy in there last night, but it is clearly I who finally broke Granny Rainbow. You're all welcome.

Please inscribe my trophy thusly.

Although, I am curious about what she was going to respond with.

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Old 02-05-2012, 03:01 AM
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Has ignorance been conquered? Did you do it? No to both.
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Old 02-05-2012, 03:37 AM
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Has ignorance been conquered? Did you do it? No to both.
In fairness, the answer to the first is "no", but to the extent that anything was done in that thread, J Cubed was the one who did it.

(As an inveterate doer of things both inexplicable and ultimately inconsequential, I feel obligated to look out for my own.)
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Old 02-05-2012, 05:10 AM
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Mooom, he broke our Granny Rainbow!
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Old 02-05-2012, 06:28 AM
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Moving Thread from IMHO to MPSIMS.
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Old 02-05-2012, 08:00 AM
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Moving Thread from IMHO to MPSIMS.
Can't you just move it to the recycling bin?
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Old 02-05-2012, 11:13 AM
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I hope you're happy J Cubed. This is why we can't have nice things. Now we're going to have to send Granny Rainbow to a nice farm somewhere, so that someonecan glep to help to give them a elap esatrreacteed an help omg.
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Old 02-05-2012, 12:12 PM
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Did the cat walk over your keyboard, Euphonious?

I'll give you the win, J Cubed. Good job.
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Old 02-05-2012, 05:01 PM
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I did wonder if Granny was having a stroke right at the keyboard...

Read her last post! it was like she overloaded a circuit!

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Old 02-06-2012, 02:10 AM
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Holy shit. I've been here a long time, and have seen a lot of drive by nut jobs and meltdowns, but damn those final few posts were just absolutely disconcerting.

I'm thinking Ambien Sleep-Posting or something, but honesty, quoting her own quotes and responding to them in a way that made it genuinely seem like she was being consumed by Cthulu.

If it was a self-medicated escapade into madness, I think we all got a peek of what's actually stirring inside that head of hers.

::shudder:: I'm sleeping with the lights on tonight.
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Old 02-06-2012, 04:32 AM
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I rather hope that in her last post she was trying to type: "My god! It's full of stars!"
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Old 02-06-2012, 12:57 PM
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Or maybe, "Slowly, without any fuss, the stars went out, one by one."
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Old 02-06-2012, 03:06 PM
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Whoa, that's a Granny Rainbow.....All the way! Granny Rainbow....OMG! Whoa, it's so intense....
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Old 02-06-2012, 03:31 PM
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I had this vague feeling as if her addled mind might be trying to tell us something. I was bored, so I took a shot at reverse Dan Browning this into some semblance of dialogue...

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There is not ever, and no ever, and not any excuse excuse ever for...my my turtntthelp...............omg someonecan glep to help to give them a elap esatrreacteed an OMG than yr yougyHe sig as londid as loingedas he longas hedemosedamnnell\

Last edited by Granny Rainbow; 02-04-2012 at 03:50 AM. Reason: omz..........sorry saleesrreipled trealedpllleadtrailled\omg.......omg\
[paraphrasing with help from Lewis Carol, Google and maybe a little help from Bishop David "Slap Dat Witch" Oyedepo]

There is never, not ever, and did I say never any excuse for... [Okay] my turn to help, here: Oh my god, someone can hope to help and give them a slap and OMG! then you're [through?]! Sin as long he did [then he's a demon damned to hell?].

Oh my zorg! Sorry, sleep-deprived. Thread derailed. Oh my God... OH MY GOOOOOD!!!!!


[/translating gibberish into English gibberish]

So, yuh. If my Robert Langdon-like sleuthing skills in solving riddles and connecting symbolism are correct, then this reads like a Dan Brown novel. Fascinating...

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Old 02-06-2012, 03:44 PM
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You beat an old lady. Yeah, wave that flag with pride man.
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Old 02-06-2012, 04:30 PM
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I don't think he beat her so much as broke her. Now we see the true dangers of circular logic!
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Old 02-06-2012, 06:18 PM
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Whoa, that's a Granny Rainbow.....All the way! Granny Rainbow....OMG! Whoa, it's so intense....

Send it up...
watch it rise,
see it fall...
Granny Rainbow
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Old 02-06-2012, 06:36 PM
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Am I the only person who is vaguely worried about Granny Rainbow after her meltdown, or whatever that was, on that thread? It was pretty farking spectacular. And amusing.
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Old 02-06-2012, 07:08 PM
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I'm not too worried about her; I just assume that she came down from whatever she was on.
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Old 02-06-2012, 07:44 PM
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This is like that episode of The Prisoner where The Protagonist Who Might Be John Drake But We Said He Isn't But What If? broke the computer.

(by asking it "WHY?" -- Boy, they had a real grasp of what computers would be like, didn't they?)
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Old 02-06-2012, 07:56 PM
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Am I the only person who is vaguely worried about Granny Rainbow after her meltdown, or whatever that was, on that thread? It was pretty farking spectacular. And amusing.
There's been very few cases where I was actually worried something happened, health wise (like the stroke mentioned upthread), and the chances of it happening mid-post doesn't seem likely. But it did cross my mind because it was so oddly jarring.

I mean, the content of her posts before we're mostly rambling, self-contradicting statements of witnessing/I just want to have an intellectual discussion. But at least her posts were understandable as far as grammar goes.

The possibility of trolling is there too, but didn't have all the usual earmarks.

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I'm not too worried about her; I just assume that she came down from whatever she was on.
That's my conclusion. Ambien or shrooms, who knows. Welp, hope she's okay, FWIW.
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Old 02-07-2012, 09:07 PM
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Looks like a desperate cry for help, perhaps during an infarction.

I don't suppose anyone knows where she was? No? Well, she's probably relatively incapacitated now.
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Old 02-07-2012, 09:24 PM
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Looks like a desperate cry for help, perhaps during an infarction.

I don't suppose anyone knows where she was? No? Well, she's probably relatively incapacitated now.
Naw... I checked her Last Activity yesterday, and it was around 10pm. Today it shows she at least visited at 3:22pm.

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Old 02-08-2012, 12:34 AM
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Looks like a desperate cry for help, perhaps during an infarction.
It seemed to me that she was quoting the last words of Joseph of Arimathea. In Aramaic.
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Old 02-08-2012, 12:43 AM
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Looks like a desperate cry for help, perhaps during an infarction.
The framing of two OMGs between two backslashes seems a bit too regular for someone in distress. Also going through the cycle of editing the post. Probably just booze.
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Old 02-08-2012, 01:24 AM
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Some possible light on the mystery:

Granny Rainbow - How She Found Her Spiritual Path

My guess is that the kid in the Jedi Knight robe became so restless around Lesson 3 (you can see he's already having trouble holding still) that he grabbed the stone linggam and bashed her over the head with it.


(On a more serious note, I do hope Granny Rainbow is okay and I am a little worried about whether she had a stroke or something while at the keyboard. The fact she's signed in later isn't conclusive, it could have been someone else with access to the computer. I wish her well, physically and mentally.)
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Old 02-08-2012, 06:23 AM
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It seemed to me that she was quoting the last words of Joseph of Arimathea. In Aramaic.
...she would not type it, she would just say it!


Yeah, but really, I hope all's OK on that side and it was just an episode.
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Old 02-08-2012, 11:25 AM
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...she would not type it, she would just say it!


Yeah, but really, I hope all's OK on that side and it was just an episode.
Or a performance.

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Old 02-09-2012, 01:40 PM
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I shouldn't have read that thread at 3 a.m. I'm afraid I may have woke the neighbors, I was laughing so loud when Granny Rainbow started speaking in tongues.
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Old 02-09-2012, 03:02 PM
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...she would not type it, she would just say it!


Yeah, but really, I hope all's OK on that side and it was just an episode.
I sent her a PM asking if she was all right, and at 3.22 pm the next day, she logged on and responded that yes she was, it was a medication reaction and she plans to lay low for a while.
So, there you go, FWIW. I sort of like the performance theory better, though.
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Old 02-09-2012, 10:04 PM
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Thanks for putting our minds at ease! Glad it was temporary and Granny knows what caused it. And that JCubed didn't break her.

Hey Jˆ3 ... if you want to try that "breaking a poster" trick, we've got a few pervs in The Pit you could practice on.
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Old 02-09-2012, 11:21 PM
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I sent her a PM asking if she was all right, and at 3.22 pm the next day, she logged on and responded that yes she was, it was a medication reaction and she plans to lay low for a while.
So, there you go, FWIW. I sort of like the performance theory better, though.
Well, that's good to know. She's more than welcome to come back here if she wants to - she wasn't the first, and I'm sure she won't be the last poster who gets a little weird here.
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Old 02-09-2012, 11:34 PM
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Oh no! Not weird. Nobody around here is weird.
Right?

<cue crickets>

OK.
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Old 02-10-2012, 04:52 PM
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Nope, we're all normal. Nor-mal. As normal as the day is long.
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