Does life imitate art?

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Raven v. Writing Desk
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...or does Slartucker imitate poll-putrefying noobs, as the case may be. May the Nine-Headed Cave Cow forgive me for this irony!

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Slarty vs. DeskDesk vs. SlartyTimeline of ErmarianG4 Strategy Central
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Agent
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Heh. This reminds me of the disclaimer in Episode One about the Scripts not being prophecy.

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Law Bringer
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The only way to maintain control is through more regulation. Just ask a Republican. Otherwise anyone can do it. Sorry Synergy, I think you should get magic as a member of the controllers.
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Law Bringer
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Didn't we discuss this back in March? Something about Ouroborous?

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Shaper
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I don't get it.

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Less scripting, more synergy magic!

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Synergy, et al - "I don't get it."

Thralni - "a lot of people are ... too weird to be trusted"
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Shaper
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I could scarcely be more magical. :D

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Shock Trooper
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I can hardly wait for the slartanalysis on this one.
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Shaper
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Don't hold your breath. We're still waiting for the Slartified duelling results from the spring.

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Heh, World Builder. That's a name I haven't thought about in a while.

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Raven v. Writing Desk
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Dude, where's my Radical Castle?

Edit: This may be the Ouroborous to end all Ouroborouses. Now all we need is Alec to return (again) with (another) account, to proclaim it.

[ Saturday, October 06, 2007 18:10: Message edited by: Yama Toman? ]

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Slarty vs. DeskDesk vs. SlartyTimeline of ErmarianG4 Strategy Central
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Maybe i'm Alec?

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Nope.

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Synergy, et al - "I don't get it."

Thralni - "a lot of people are ... too weird to be trusted"
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Shaper
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I *like* Bandit Busywork! And one day I'll release my port of it too.

And besides, everybody knows that "Art is lies that tell the truth."
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Law Bringer
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No, now all we need is Dikiyoba writing in her script about Alec returning to denounce this travesty.

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Master
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quote:
Originally written by Starman1985:

Maybe i'm Alec?
No, you're Imban.

And I don't get that poll, but since this is Spiderweb, I don't care about that.

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Raven v. Writing Desk
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The exact quote:
"We all know that art is not truth. Art is the lie that makes us realize truth -- at least the truth that is given us to understand."

It's Picasso.

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Apprentice
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That quote may be true in some aspects, but not all. It really depends on the form of art. Picasso was an abstract painter. His art was a truth interpreting lie. On the other hand take Monet. He was an impressionist. His paintings were to get people to look at life in a different way. Picasso's paintings did the same thing only on a much more massive degree. Some of his paintings were quite horrific but they were just a point of view. Music is also and art form. As is dancing and sculpting and writing. It really depends on your form of art.
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Law Bringer
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Radio buttons? :P

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Raven v. Writing Desk
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Forgive me if I decline to learn about art from someone who tells me with some exactness what the purpose of the art was and what its impact is, as if those things were knowable.

Google is your friend, Tyranicus.

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Slarty vs. DeskDesk vs. SlartyTimeline of ErmarianG4 Strategy Central
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Shaper
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quote:
Originally written by Yama Toman?:

The exact quote:
"We all know that art is not truth. Art is the lie that makes us realize truth -- at least the truth that is given us to understand."

It's Picasso.

10 points. I remembered reading it a couple of years ago, couldn't find it online (granted, I looked for about 30 seconds) and just posted the essence.

And Nicholiah, why does it all depend on the different forms of art? Surely art is all the same - the artists expression of an idea, or ideal?
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Nuke and Pave
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quote:
Originally written by Randomizer:

The only way to maintain control is through more regulation. Just ask a Republican. Otherwise anyone can do it. Sorry Synergy, I think you should get magic as a member of the controllers.
That's true, but we will also have to regulate scripting. Which is best accomplished using magic. Then we'll need scripters to regulate the mages regulating scripters. And mages regulating scripters regulating mages regulating scripters. And scripters ...

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Originally written by root:

Didn't we discuss this back in March? Something about Ouroborous?
Yes, we did. And we tried to avoid topics like this, leading to a steady decline in board activity, setting a new record low for the number of "active members" every month. I suggest you go through your statistical data and plot the number of active members against the number of posts in community-oriented topics. The results might turn out to be highly instructive.

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