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Nessa (Lyra)
Posted on Friday, December 16, 2005 - 4:18 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Oooh, this sounds fun! Ok:
Are we dreaming? Try to wake up.
If we yell for help, does anyone answer?
What exactly do we see if we look straight up, where the ceiling should be?
Is the north wall just a very large, loose pile of sand? or has it been mixed with something (water?) and compacted together so it's actually shaped like a wall?
Try breaking the red glass again. If we end up in another replica of the same room, repeat the procedure for obtaining a mirror shard.
For fun, throw bricks at the sand wall and at the switch.
Placido Eustorgio (Enigami)
Posted on Friday, December 16, 2005 - 4:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Nessa (Lyra) on Friday, December 16, 2005 - 04:18 am:


Oooh, this sounds fun! Ok:
Are we dreaming? Try to wake up. Pinching yourself, you decide you're definately awake
If we yell for help, does anyone answer? You yell for help, no-one answers
What exactly do we see if we look straight up, where the ceiling should be? The walls extend up into darkness
Is the north wall just a very large, loose pile of sand? or has it been mixed with something (water?) and compacted together so it's actually shaped like a wall? The north wall looks dry. The sand itself seems ominous
Try breaking the red glass again. If we end up in another replica of the same room, repeat the procedure for obtaining a mirror shard. Done. You now possess a new mirror shard
For fun, throw bricks at the sand wall and at the switch.You throw bricks at the sand wall... they sink halfway into the wall and get stuck. You throw bricks at the switch, some of them break but nothing exceptionally exciting/interesting happens.
Michael Readhead (Joker)
Posted on Friday, December 16, 2005 - 4:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Yo,
Ok, Try 2 Insert Bricks into the sand like steps 2 clip with, and attempt 2 climb out, if tht fails...try 2 climb through the sand.
Placido Eustorgio (Enigami)
Posted on Friday, December 16, 2005 - 4:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Michael Readhead (Joker) on Friday, December 16, 2005 - 04:29 pm:


Yo,
Ok, Try 2 Insert Bricks into the sand like steps 2 clip with, and attempt 2 climb out, if tht fails...try 2 climb through the sand.
Your brick staircase fails as the bricks cannot support your weight in the sand. You test the sand by putting your hand into it. When trying to remove your hand you realise it's stuck. You anxiously decide that your only option is to walk through the sand. You take a deep breath, close your eyes and do so. You emerge, overed in an elastic like, silver, liquid substance...it snaps back onto the sand behind you to form a mirror.

You're in a room:
North Wall is made from sand; West Wall is devoted to displaying an A4-size white, unlabelled switch; East Wall is made from red glass and South Wall is one large mirror.
The floor is constructed of rows of loose bricks.

There's a mirror shard here that's been left on the floor. A few broken bricks lieing beneath the switch and a few more bricks sticking out of the wall opposite you at odd angles.
Placido Eustorgio (Enigami)
Posted on Friday, December 16, 2005 - 4:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

emerge, covered in*
Mike-The Masked (Joker)
Posted on Friday, December 16, 2005 - 4:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

How Do u appear in the mirror?
if u use the shard of the mirror to look throught the galss what do u see? What Happens if u use mirror shard with sand?
Placido Eustorgio (Enigami)
Posted on Friday, December 16, 2005 - 4:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Mike-The Masked (Joker) on Friday, December 16, 2005 - 04:43 pm:


How Do u appear in the mirror? You look at yourself in the mirror and suddely realise you are on the other side. You look around the room... the glass is blue.
if u use the shard of the mirror to look throught the galss what do u see? The mirror reflects red glass What Happens if u use mirror shard with sand? The mirror reflects sand
Nessa (Lyra)
Posted on Friday, December 16, 2005 - 10:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What do you mean "on the other side" - are the east and west walls now switched, so that the west wall is the glass one? or are we simply in an identical room with different colored glass?
Look out of the blue glass.
Can you scratch the glass with the mirror shard? If so, scratch an A4-size outline where the switch would be if it were on that wall.
Placido Eustorgio (Enigami)
Posted on Friday, December 16, 2005 - 10:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Nessa (Lyra) on Friday, December 16, 2005 - 10:34 pm:


What do you mean "on the other side" - are the east and west walls now switched, so that the west wall is the glass one? Yes. You've managed to get yourself onto the other side of the mirror, simply by focusing on your image in it. or are we simply in an identical room with different colored glass? The change of colour in the glass seems to be the only change of any significance, and even this is not much.
Look out of the blue glass. You can see the outside world... The bright sun seems to be mocking you in your attempts to escape the room.
Can you scratch the glass with the mirror shard? You scratch the glass. It appears so. If so, scratch an A4-size outline where the switch would be if it were on that wall. You do this.. nothing happens.
Benjamin Moore (Zenith)
Posted on Saturday, December 17, 2005 - 2:38 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Ok. Blue room:
Attempt to walk through the sand wall again.
Attempt to shatter the blue wall again with a brick.

This unlabled switch: activate it if you can.
If nothing of notice happens, attempt to go back to the red room by the mirror and activate that switch too, if they are indeed distinct.
Nessa (Lyra)
Posted on Saturday, December 17, 2005 - 4:40 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Judging by the view through the glass, does it appear the room is at ground level? several stories up?
Can we see people outside? If so, attempt to get their attention.

This "elastic, silver, liquid substance" the mirror is made of...I gotta ask...are we in the Matrix? If so, simply ignore gravity and will yourself to fly.

At the very least, tell the sun to stop mocking you.
Placido Eustorgio (Enigami)
Posted on Saturday, December 17, 2005 - 1:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Benjamin Moore (Zenith) on Saturday, December 17, 2005 - 02:38 am:


Ok. Blue room:
Attempt to walk through the sand wall again. Done, with the same eerie effect as before. The only difference was that this time you felt worse about doing it, knowing what was going to happen.
Attempt to shatter the blue wall again with a brick. Shattered. The room Shatters and you fall into a new room. Identical to the one you just shattered.

This unlabled switch: activate it if you can. Activate how?
If nothing of notice happens, attempt to go back to the red room by the mirror and activate that switch too, if they are indeed distinct. You no longer have a mirror shard... you try to use the mirror wall. You look through the mirror again at yourself... you realise you're on the other side, and look at the now red glass to check. You try the switch again... still puzzled about how you're meant to activate the thing.
Mezzoforte (Mezzoforte)
Posted on Saturday, December 17, 2005 - 5:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Take a brick from the ground, and with it, walk through the sand. Do you keep the brick? Is there a brick missing in the floor of this room?

If you have the brick, drop it somewhere on the ground and walk through the sand. Is there a brick in this room lying where you left it, a brick missing from where you originally took it, or what?

(Don't know if this leads anywhere. If bricks accumulate maybe we can build a staircase upward with bricks; though it would take a while.)
Mezzoforte (Mezzoforte)
Posted on Saturday, December 17, 2005 - 6:04 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By the way, is there anything I have from the start that could be useful? My clothing, jewelry for instance?
Mezzoforte (Mezzoforte)
Posted on Saturday, December 17, 2005 - 6:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

or specialized knowledge in my cranium?
Mezzoforte (Mezzoforte)
Posted on Saturday, December 17, 2005 - 6:06 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Play dead.
Placido Eustorgio (Enigami)
Posted on Saturday, December 17, 2005 - 7:00 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Mezzoforte (Mezzoforte) on Saturday, December 17, 2005 - 05:58 pm:


Take a brick from the ground, and with it, walk through the sand. Do you keep the brick? Yes, though you are hating more and more the journey through the sand. You throw up on coming through the other side. Is there a brick missing in the floor of this room? From the space you took it from do you mean? Yes there is.

If you have the brick, drop it somewhere on the ground and walk through the sand. Is there a brick in this room lying where you left it, a brick missing from where you originally took it, or what? Everything is how it was, as expected. All except the sick that now stains your clothes...(you threw up before the mirror had snapped back onto the wall behind you; thus the sick, trapped in the mirror, flew back at you as the mirror snapped back into it's current position.)

(Don't know if this leads anywhere. If bricks accumulate maybe we can build a staircase upward with bricks; though it would take a while.) You examine the height of the room... as far as your eye can see there is no end to it, and you are very well sighted... you do a quick calculation and decide you'd die of hunger and exhaustion before you've finished such a staircase.

By Mezzoforte (Mezzoforte) on Saturday, December 17, 2005 - 06:04 pm:


By the way, is there anything I have from the start that could be useful? My clothing, jewelry for instance? Your clothing is plain (and now stained in sick) and if you can find a use for it, be my guest. As for jewelry, you have none.

By Mezzoforte (Mezzoforte) on Saturday, December 17, 2005 - 06:05 pm:


or specialized knowledge in my cranium? Only the ability to calculate many ways in which you could die in this room... at an amazing speed might i add.

By Mezzoforte (Mezzoforte) on Saturday, December 17, 2005 - 06:06 pm:


Play dead. Done. When do you want to stop? When something happens? Your amazing brain kicks into gear again... examining the details of your circumstance and decides this is not a good course of action... You'll die for real attemoting to wait until someone saves you. Perhaps you should get back to work, trying to escape the stanza.
Nessa (Lyra)
Posted on Saturday, December 17, 2005 - 7:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Points to previous post, waits politely.
Do you use "stanza" here to just mean "room", or is some connection to poetry meant to be implied?
Are these rooms representations of some poem?
Placido Eustorgio (Enigami)
Posted on Sunday, December 18, 2005 - 10:11 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Nessa (Lyra) on Saturday, December 17, 2005 - 07:36 pm:


Points to previous post, waits politely.
Do you use "stanza" here to just mean "room", or is some connection to poetry meant to be implied? I use it to mean room
Are these rooms representations of some poem? None that i know. But this is a good idea... perhaps for my next puzzle... :)
Placido Eustorgio (Enigami)
Posted on Sunday, December 18, 2005 - 10:15 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I'm sorry for missing this :)

By Nessa (Lyra) on Saturday, December 17, 2005 - 04:40 am:


Judging by the view through the glass, does it appear the room is at ground level? This one several stories up?
Can we see people outside? No If so, attempt to get their attention.

This "elastic, silver, liquid substance" the mirror is made of...I gotta ask...are we in the Matrix? No If so, simply ignore gravity and will yourself to fly. You try this anyway... your brain is becoming faster at calculating wastes of time...

At the very least, tell the sun to stop mocking you. Done. The sun laughs at you.
Mezzoforte (Mezzoforte)
Posted on Sunday, December 18, 2005 - 3:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

go through the sand but this time feel around, to the left and right, if there is another way out, perhaps a doorknob or something
Mezzoforte (Mezzoforte)
Posted on Sunday, December 18, 2005 - 3:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

throw a brick at the glass while holding onto the switch, furiously trying to switch it until it vanishes.

throw a brick at the glass then quickly enter the sand and stay there until it vanishes. after you fall, where do you land? on top of the sand wall?