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PostPosted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:39 pm 
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Fishman wrote:
I'm guessing these disasters are going to be ranked in some order like 5, 1, 2, 4, 3.

And what does this order mean to you?

For me:

1 - No issues.

2 - No issues. I've already had my issues with them being gone... there will be some issues no doubt, but this could also simply be a case of "Memory Wipe" that would be implicit in a Top Secret Burn Before Reading mission anyway.

3 - All the issues. Spouse is basically dead. Same issues someone would have with total amnesia. A further life might be workable, might not be.

4 - A few issues, but not on the level of "OH NOES THEY ARE DEADED FOREVER!11!", because, well, they aren't. Obviously.

5 - Any trauma from being covered in grisly spousal remains aside, no issues. They aren't dead.


But... I'm transhumanist. I want to be removed from this inferior meat and let to roam free as a digital consciousness.

Ah bliss...


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:04 am 
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evileeyore wrote:
And what does this order mean to you?

It means I'm rating the problem based on what unplanned inconvenience it causes to me personally. After all, *I* believe she dies every time she goes to sleep, but as long as the save files are intact, it's not a problem that concerns me personally.

evileeyore wrote:
But... I'm transhumanist. I want to be removed from this inferior meat and let to roam free as a digital consciousness.

Ah, yes, but let's suppose we can do this two ways:

1. We can begin implanting machine parts into your brain, replacing meat-bits with machine-bits that you can perform your consciousness on, while you're still conscious. Eventually your meatbrain will be declared deprecated and we will discontinue supporting it, by which point you should have gotten used to using the machine parts to do your thinking on, which should ease future transitions to updated hardware. You get to experience the entire process and it is no different from when your brain replaces its bits in regular use, except we're replacing those bits with computer.

2. We pulverize your brains and analyze them bit by bit, copying all of its contents and circuitry to a computer. The process works and your brain is faithfully recreated in electronic form, but during the process, you don't really get to do any thinking or experiencing of anything, since you're a headless corpse whose brains are smeared all over the scanning table. There are the obvious concerns that the version that ends up on the computer is just a copy, but it's a hell of a lot faster to do than #1.

The end result is the same: You're now a process operating on some computer hardware. How would you prefer to get there?


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:51 am 
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Fishman wrote:
It means I'm rating the problem based on what unplanned inconvenience it causes to me personally.

Then 5 is the worst? I mean did you start with the least and move to the worst (which is what I suspect)?

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How would you prefer to get there?

2 is infinitely preferable. Go straigth from meat to clean code. Mmmm....


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:19 am 
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grahamf wrote:
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Let me introduce you to something called an "mirror pool".

Just follow the playful pink prancing pony.

reference?


My Little Pony.

https://www.google.com/search?q=too+many+pinkie+pies

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:08 am 
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keybounce wrote:
grahamf wrote:
keybounce wrote:
Let me introduce you to something called an "mirror pool".

Just follow the playful pink prancing pony.

reference?


My Little Pony.

https://www.google.com/search?q=too+many+pinkie+pies

wince I was hoping it was referencing a sci-fi or even a fantasy novel

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:47 pm 
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grahamf wrote:
wince I was hoping it was referencing a sci-fi or even a fantasy novel

keybounce is weird wired that way.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:34 pm 
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keybounce wrote:
Let me introduce you to something called an "mirror pool".

Just follow the playful pink prancing pony.
grahamf wrote:
reference?
keybounce wrote:
My Little Pony.

Too Many Pinky Pies
grahamf wrote:
wince I was hoping it was referencing a sci-fi or even a fantasy novel

Better than bad Twilight slashfics . . .


Yes, I know that's redundant.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:42 am 
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FreeFlier wrote:
Better than bad Twilight slashfics . . .

I raise you Cupcakes.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:38 am 
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Pinkie Pie and Cupcakes? I'll call with Muffins.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:46 pm 
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keybounce wrote:
Pinkie Pie and Cupcakes? I'll call with Muffins.

Hard to call something others don't know.


But I'll read it. I doubt it's as good as Cupcakes. Pinkie Pie is best pony.


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