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Sages of Chaos: Wisdom from the Multiverse

About Advice for the lovelorn, the libelous, and the lost. Oh, hell, for EVERYONE.

Come in, come in, where you not! Jan. 14th, 2015 @ 10:05 pm
Me no am Batzarro, Batman no am me idol!

Who no am know where him am not?
You are feeling: curiouscurious

Feb. 15th, 2013 @ 08:06 pm
Telrim was in the process of walking straight through this area, intent on a task that led her elsewhere in a hurry. But her steps slow as she takes notice of where she is; she turns to frown at the sign, brushing a strand of hair from her eyes as she hesitates. She takes a chair, in the end, rubbing her head. She feels another headache coming on. She might as well stop to soothe it before she goes back to work. A few minutes won’t hurt anything now.

“Would you rather be there in the aftermath of a disaster?” she asks distantly. “Or would you be more… comfortable if you were sent elsewhere?”
You are feeling: grim

Let me see if I've got this straight -- Jan. 3rd, 2013 @ 06:52 am
--- the United States government averted the Fiscal Cliff crisis by taking more money out of every single American's paycheck, continually from this day forward, while keeping the Bush tax cuts and excluding the rich people from paying anymore money than they ever did before.

Does that seem okay to everybody?
Current Location: pacing
You are feeling: discontentdiscontent

Blake Dec. 20th, 2012 @ 12:57 pm
I saw the Disney/Pixar movie Bolt a long time ago. There's a character in it named Blake but I can't remember who he was. Looked it up online but every search just says there's a Blake in the film without saying who it is, what he does.

Who is Blake?
You are feeling: blankblank

tinyeye.com didn't help Dec. 7th, 2012 @ 10:27 am
Backstory: Someone faked the death of a girl, who was never real, and moves his information around tumblr.

Most recent link of the "obituary":

Tried googling with no luck. Is there a resource or method I can use to find the account that image is from?
You are feeling: coldcold

Dec. 6th, 2012 @ 09:54 pm
Issek is sitting alone, frowning intensely as he decides on a question. Appropriate wording. Innocuous subject. It’s not easy. He’s been tremendously bored, but that doesn’t mean he’s used to feigning making conversation with aliens. Here’s one that’s sufficiently amusing: “At what point should you ‘get with the times’?”

Then for something important, “Also, I require opinions regarding... pulling rank on a friend.”

Irky is irked Nov. 5th, 2012 @ 11:15 pm
Anyone else been noticing an uptick in livejournal comment spam since this past weekend?
You are feeling: weirdweird

Returning to Arms Oct. 24th, 2012 @ 11:34 pm
The Nexus has caught Telrim off-guard for the first time in a while. Rolling with the interruption, she’s seated in front of a table with a small scanner in hand, checking her Dracon beam’s workings with methodical precision. She doesn’t look up as she speaks. “I’m coming to… let’s call it the end of an interlude. It’s likely I’ll be returning to work I haven’t done in several years.” There’s the briefest flicker of a smile. “Any suggestions on how to prepare?”

She pauses, either to listen or to consider her handiwork so far. “How attached do you become to the places you stay?”

this has bugged me forever. Oct. 2nd, 2012 @ 11:17 pm
The DC superhero Captain Marvel swears, most often, by saying "Holy Moley".

What's a moley?
You are feeling: curiouscurious

Aug. 1st, 2012 @ 06:21 pm
It’s been a while since Telrim’s had time for anything but business. But there must have been a lull back home, because once again there’s a Controller in the Nexus, quietly watching the people around her. As always the Yeerk is privately sizing them up – hosts, threats, interesting specimens - but her eyes follow the human-looking ones in particular.

She lifts her voice to ask clearly, “How much stock do you place in rumour?”

Boldly going where no Bamf has gone before... Jul. 23rd, 2012 @ 11:58 pm
...pray tell, what's the best way to seduce an Orion slave girl?
Current Location: Here!
You are feeling: hornyhorny

It's BACK!!!! Jul. 23rd, 2012 @ 09:53 am

They said it would never happen again. They also said that Timothy Dalton was the best James Bond, and they were wrong about that, too. Seriously. You should never listen to what those people have to say.

That's right. After a seven-year absence, SCAVENGER HUNT ON INFINITE EARTHS is returning!

For more info, see this post here.

Worlds will live.

Worlds will die.

And the Internet will never be the same again.

So bring your favorite lady... May. 4th, 2012 @ 11:51 am
Néo and Pippi are dressed for spring, by the standards of their world. Which is to say, not 'dressed' as such.Collapse )

Néo seems to be nerving hirself to ask the requisite question, a process of several minutes' duration. Eventually, just as Pippi is opening her mouth to preempt her husband, Néo blurts it out:

"Is it outdoor sex season in your world? If so, is it public sex?"

(Crossposted from DW.)
You are feeling: curiouscurious
Melodious Accompaniment: Biz Markie, "Spring Again"

once more unto the breach Apr. 30th, 2012 @ 08:20 pm
Does "cute lizard billy" mean anything to any of you?
Current Location: near the coffee pot
You are feeling: blankblank
Melodious Accompaniment: Bones

Unburden Your Soul and Chow Down on Some Candy Apr. 9th, 2012 @ 11:51 pm
::Schuldig is sitting on the couch of his Nexus living room, eating a Cadbury Creme Egg in a way that'd be suggestive only if you have a perverted mind. Candy dishes on nearby tables featuring Peeps, chocolate eggs, jellybeans, Cadbury Creme Eggs, and chocolate-covered marshmallow bunnies.::

I'm celebrating St. Marks Down Day, a feast day for the patron saint of marked-down holiday candy, so I'm feeling generous. And I'm on a sugar high. What's bothering you, Nexus? I'll listen and offer my opinion on how to get through it.

Also, feel free to take some candy. I went overboard as usual. Have a seat and eat!
You are feeling: bouncybouncy

Mar. 20th, 2012 @ 12:27 am
"Do you bite your tongue if your thought, though rational and only a thought, is cruel?"

A fine.....thing Mar. 12th, 2012 @ 07:11 am
[A human in her early thirties finds her way into the Nexus. She's a bit worn-looking, and has that look in her eyes that sort of says may have mental illness or maybe it's just low blood sugar. No fancy clothing, just jeans and t-shirt from late 20th-Century Earth. The one where people like Batman and Wolverine exist only in comic books. She carries a small backpack as though she doesn't recall what's in it but that its contents are important. She sits at a small table with her back to the wall with backpack in front of her and begins fiddling with its fasteners.]

"Um. How does one remember?"

[OOC: Currently revamping Gemini because I miss playing her. Any fandom is welcome, as she is homeless at the moment.]
You are feeling: anxiousanxious

[Text, untraceable] Mar. 8th, 2012 @ 10:45 pm
What could you never accept? What would it take for you to shut the door to someone?

Can you truly be friends with someone you're obligated to act against?

used to know, I forgot Feb. 22nd, 2012 @ 12:00 am
So, there's this face.

face in questionCollapse )

I can't for the life of me remember who that is. Slightly related, this past weekend I couldn't remember who Robert De Niro was.

He's a model or some such thing like that.

Anybody recognize this guy?
Current Location: on my butt
You are feeling: curiouscurious
Melodious Accompaniment: Justified

I can't recall my own number. Not like I call myself that often Feb. 16th, 2012 @ 08:26 pm
When I was a kid I knew about a couple dozen of my friends' phone numbers but nowadays I can't even think of one cuz I never dial as they're all programmed into my phone.

Off the top of your head, how many of your friends' phone numbers do you know?
Current Location: just left of the television
You are feeling: blankblank
Melodious Accompaniment: The Vampire Diaries

Humus Feb. 8th, 2012 @ 08:08 pm
If Martians come from Mars, Romulans come from Romulus, Kryptonians come from Krypton: where do Humans come from?
You are feeling: geeky

Text Message Jan. 4th, 2012 @ 09:32 am
The following arrives at as a text message, in an attempt to be anonymous and not worry people at home who are more than worried enough about other things. If anyone with hacking skills gives it a try, though, it wouldn't be too hard to find the message is being sent from inside the Nexus.

Anyone here have any ideas on how to survive being at ground zero for an explosion that can take out a space station?

Or for how to survive free-falling from orbit after that?

Of Fatherhood and Awkward Reticence Dec. 29th, 2011 @ 01:15 pm
It's an unusually tall Transformer that makes his way along with a slow, measured stride. His expression, even with the mask on his face, is clearly pensive. He pauses at the sign, kneeling quite low to read it, then looks up. He sighs heavily.

"Is it right to keep knowledge from your own child, even if you feel it's for his protection?" he wonders. His tone makes it clear this is something that has weighed on his mind for a good while.
You are feeling: pensivepensive

Clarification Dec. 27th, 2011 @ 09:09 pm
Class warefare has been an ongoing popular phrase to toss around in recent times. However, it seems limited as it's largely only being used in one particular direction. The rich want their taxes cut while the not so rich they'd rather pay more taxes. The rich accuse class warfare to any who tell them this is wrong, or suggests that they need to pay more taxes as they can afford it.

What seems to be missed, the reversal, leads to my question: Isn't it also class warfare when the rich expect to be more exempt from paying taxes than those that don't have as much money as they? To have the not so rich and poor pay more than the rich, I mean.
You are feeling: curiouscurious
Melodious Accompaniment: PotC marathon

Asking for a friend Dec. 22nd, 2011 @ 02:29 pm
Similar to the 'Kiss the Bride' tradition, is not the kissing under the mistletoe XMAS tradition appropriate as it only happens that one time, in this case once a year, despite any given relationship status?
You are feeling: flirtyflirty
Melodious Accompaniment: Las Vegas

Parenthood (text via PINpoint) Dec. 20th, 2011 @ 07:27 am
Néo and Pippi
announce the birth of

Mother and baby are doing fine
Visiting to follow when things settle down a little
You are feeling: exhaustedexhausted

Dec. 18th, 2011 @ 10:12 pm
((Ok, this is an OOC question about an LJ issue. I'm just using this login because it's convenient at the moment and I haven't recovered the password for my OOC one after the last bad computer crash I had. I haven't contacted support (yet) because I'm pretty certain it's on my end and only occurs on this computer.

LJ's captcha doesn't show for me. Not just the image of the two words, but the whole thing. As far as I can tell images and java are not disabled. When I tried disabling java I got text for typing in the two words but still no image. I'm running Ubuntu Linux (Natty Narwhal version), and Firefox. I tried disabling ad-blockers and that didn't work either. From what I've read Ubuntu does not have a default on firewall and I haven't enabled one. I've tried telling Firefox not to use a proxy. So far nothing at all has worked. What could I be missing that's causing this? It's seriously starting to drive me nuts.))

Dec. 19th, 2011 @ 12:01 am
Issek’s out of hiking gear and back in the Nexus, tweaking the settings on some kind of scanner. And occasionally tugging at the sleeves of his white lab coat, which he’s wearing over his more casual clothes but isn’t really comfortable with.

“I am a neuroscientist with some curiosity about this place. Which of you would be interested in participating in a momentary scan of your nervous systems?”A brief reflection on the peculiarities of humanoids, and he adds, “For science.”

“Additionally, if Samus Aran is in the area I would appreciate knowing her location.” This last draws him a hard (if pointedly neutral) look from Telrim, who’s seated at a Nexus console within earshot of screams for help.
You are feeling: curiouscurious

Christmas Elf Dec. 16th, 2011 @ 04:41 pm
The truck is here, sitting pretty in the light of the sign after arriving sometime in what passes for the night around here. It's another white one, this time with candy cane stripe accents, and the elf that accompanies it is busy setting up shop. A tall and lanky young fellow with brown hair and frank green eyes, he's singing a Christmas song to himself softly as he gets the door open and the first presents sorted to the front of the pile. This done, he dusts off his nicely embroidered red cowboy shirt, checks on his dark green jeans and his spotless cowboy boots, and then grins at the Nexus in general as a pretty little burgundy coloured ferret climbs up onto his shoulder and pips softly.

"Okay, folks. Who wants a Christmas gift? I've read the list, and I have yours here."

((He's got one gift for each character who replies. Please put some inkling of who/what your character is/likes somewhere in your reply if it's not on their bio. Coal is also available. Feel free to bring more than one of your characters to the Elf. And this post will be open and active till Ukrainian Christmas, in January.))
You are feeling: busy
Melodious Accompaniment: Paul Brandt 'Christmas Convoy'

Dec. 8th, 2011 @ 06:17 am
"Suggestions for getting my best friend to not push himself right into a breakdown? The only way we're getting him to sleep is if someone literally knocks him out."
You are feeling: worriedworried

Oct. 28th, 2011 @ 09:55 pm
Niss – aka June, for the moment - is perched on a Nexus armchair, the biggest, comfiest one she could find. She’s sitting on the arm, hands clasped in her lap and head cocked. “What do you think makes a good scary story?”

And then, as if the thought’s only just occurred, “Oh- or makes a reassuring one? We could use more of those…

Oct. 7th, 2011 @ 11:16 pm
It's getting close to Halloween in Lichtenstein's world which means the days are closing up earlier and the nighttime freeze is working extra shifts. The colder it gets, the more tempting it is to move into the Nexus permanently. Like last time, he's sitting with a book in his lap. Except this time it has his own writing in it. He spins a worn down pencil between his fingers as he thinks. 

"Do you ever encourage stereotypes or misconceptions that are linked to you? Why do you do it? Or else, why do you refuse to?"

Sep. 27th, 2011 @ 12:59 am
Telrim is dressed for the great outdoors today, in rather expensive-looking hiking gear that happens to be left over from Yeerk antics past. She’s looking rather satisfied as she sips a hard-earned coffee. A little distance away, a man in similar clothes has just stumbled over his own feet. That winded cursing? Music to a best friend’s ears.

“Which is the best way to get the measure of someone?” she asks. Absently she nudges the bulging rucksack propped against her legs. She’s a bit excited, really. Maybe more than a bit. But she’s not letting that show even to her host. “Watching them in their own home, or when they’re facing the strange and unfamiliar?”

Sep. 24th, 2011 @ 09:20 pm
"How much faith would you place in the word of the Devil?"

Hiya boys & girls! Sep. 9th, 2011 @ 07:50 am
I love you
You love me
Won't you sing & dance with me?
You are feeling: bouncybouncy

Aug. 31st, 2011 @ 12:22 am
There’s a girl in a t-shirt and jeans, rucksack slung over her shoulder, snapping photos of the Nexus sign (poor camera). Eventually she looks over her shoulder and turns around, apparently unperturbed by the Nexus in general. She goes ‘hmmm’ for another few minutes, looking around with wide, interested eyes. Get close enough for her to notice you and you'll be flashed a warm smile.

“OK,” she says suddenly, “OK, I’ve got one: what’s the best way to ask a question?”

In the garden, I did no crime... Aug. 29th, 2011 @ 08:48 pm
"Aren't you hot wearing all that clothing in the summer?"

The speaker of these words obviously isn't cold, judging by what she's not wearing. Or is 'she' the right pronoun, exactly? (NSFW)Collapse )
You are feeling: curiouscurious
Melodious Accompaniment: I am not your señorita / I am not from your tribe....

Aug. 13th, 2011 @ 02:26 am
In old bluejeans, black boots, a leather biker's jacket and purple hair down to there, and with a flask of rum (and quite possibly a Glock or Beretta) hidden in her jacket pocket, along with a pair of silver-coated brass knuckles) and Leela's sauntering into the nexus with a somewhat old, familiar grin.

"So, what kind of trouble have you been up to lately?" She asks with a smirk. "And before you ask? I'm wasn't there, didn't do it, and I don't know your husband, son, or nephew. In short? I'm innocent."
You are feeling: cheerfulcheerful
Melodious Accompaniment: Monster Magnet: Gimme Danger

Aug. 11th, 2011 @ 09:51 pm
Lichtenstein has set himself up on a couch with a book that looks like heavy reading to say the least. He's practically cradling it as he reads but, eventually, he has to look up and take a break. While he doesn't completely stop sheltering the book, he does look sit back a bit and look around and the people nearby.

Might as well ask a question or else he'll read until his eyes go dry. "What unlikely places do you get inspiration from?"

ironically 52, and yes Aug. 8th, 2011 @ 07:54 pm
How many communities are you a member of and do you actually pay attention to them all?
You are feeling: boredbored
Melodious Accompaniment: TMZ

I ain't afraid of no ghost Aug. 8th, 2011 @ 02:08 pm
Every so often, when not even touching the mouse, I notice the cursor/pointer slowly sliding either across the screen or up or down.

What's causing this?
Current Location: roundabout here
You are feeling: uncomfortableuncomfortable
Melodious Accompaniment: Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Styrofoam Aug. 7th, 2011 @ 02:27 am
Supposedly tofu comes from beans but that's just what THEY want you to think.

Where do you think tofu actually comes from?
Current Location: at my desk
You are feeling: blankblank
Melodious Accompaniment: DaVinci's Inquest

it's 2:35am here and I have insomnia Aug. 6th, 2011 @ 02:39 am
Where were you at 2:35am Saturday morning and what were you doing?
Current Location: not in bed
You are feeling: awake
Melodious Accompaniment: the voices in my head have a band

heh heh heh Aug. 4th, 2011 @ 12:51 pm
Everybody has that one question. Something they always hoped someone would ask them because they have the perfect answer prepared for it.

What's the question you always wanted somebody to ask you?
You are feeling: mischievousmischievous

Aug. 4th, 2011 @ 07:13 am
A strange little someone has come into the Nexus, and will only sit and stare for a long, long time. He's all covered up; oversized hoodie, scarf, boots, and sunglasses! The most important thing of all, to him.

He's quiet and could be easily missed, but eventually he has a question.

"What's it feel like when somebody says 'I love you' to you?"

Toasty Aug. 3rd, 2011 @ 04:47 pm
What've you been doing to beat the heat this Spring/Summer?
You are feeling: hothot

goober grape cooking fest Aug. 3rd, 2011 @ 11:17 am
What's on your bucket list?
You are feeling: exanimateexanimate

given the disturbing 1st question, you can skip it for the 2nd if you like Aug. 2nd, 2011 @ 10:00 pm
1) If you could choose one of your friends, based on the criteria they're the only available food you'll have, who among them would help you survive the longest?

2) Livejournal was essentially down for 5 days last weekend and it's still a bit quirky now. Whatever did you do with all of that time you'd normally spend here?
You are feeling: crazycrazy
Melodious Accompaniment: White Collar

brushing teeth & deoderant don't count Aug. 2nd, 2011 @ 07:47 pm
What's the longest you've spent in the same clothes without bathing, and slept in them?
You are feeling: dirtydirty

Aug. 1st, 2011 @ 05:58 pm
“How good are you at making choices for other people?” Bit of a thorny question there, but Telrim’s checking through a shopping list and stuffing it into her pocket. So maybe the Controller has an innocuous excuse.

“What difference does it make if they’re a friend or…” She tilts her head thoughtfully, holds back a smile. “Not?”
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