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Chatting… January 20, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — baker Blinker @ 10:52 am

“Come in Hucka D.”

Hucka D.:

Here.

bb:

Should we talk to Wheeler tonight?

Hucka D.:

Wheeler is indisposed. I think.

bb:

What’s next on the drawing board?

Hucka D.:

Wheeler.

bb:

The collages?

Hucka D.:

The island/planet is gone now. But you got the basic message. You were sent to this island/planet by a rocket launched *directly* south. Or below. You know the direct resonance with The Moon. You know it is also Pluto. Was Pluto. You know this has something to do with the erasure of Mt. Oglethorpe, also known as *Grassy,* as the original end of the Appalachian Trail. The end has been erased again… Pluto is not a true planet but a dwarf planet. Effectively erased from the system. 9 does *not* become 1 instead of 8 in that case. This has to do with [delete name] obviously, who has now claimed Esbum. S-Bum. ESBUM. Like you yell TILE all the time, as Wheeler put it. Neptune always on the shore [seeing you off] obviously reinforces this, and also the connection to the Neptune statues doing something of the same chore at Nautilus City/Island. Abomination. Hilo Peak. All that is still in play. You must…

bb:

Go back to the mainlands sometime?

Hucka D.:

Unfortunately: yes.

bb:

But not move there.

Hucka D.:

Er, no.

bb:

Explore, you mean.

Hucka D.:

Yes.

bb:

Hucka D., can you explain to me more about The Ancients?

Hucka D.:

Solomon Sea is a center.

bb:

Hucka D., I’m doubting there’s much more story to get from the mainlands.

Hucka D.:

Unfortunately, you are wrong there. But rl will intrude first. Wheeler. Collages. Go back to England. Lake District. You must be absorbed in that for a while. Then RS7 is also coming up sometime. Probably by the summer. Another of [delete name’s].

bb:

I think Wheeler took the now deleted Ubertemple into his Mythos dimension and set it in the center of his equivalent to Esbum’s Pond there, to unite the two halves. He has magnetized the island. Red on one end; blue on the other. And set it in the middle of the lake or pond there, with the Ubertemple still in Neith, you see. Temple of Neith, created by a bee, or a bee-man at least. And the temple protects the knowledge of Atlantis.

Hucka D.:

You cannot *guess* what is going to happen. (smiles)

bb:

I know that Wheeler is the first ruler of the Confederation that is not a real ruler. Olive and Tin figure heavily into this. Skillet as well.

Hucka D.:

You are Ozmo. Baker Bloch and Baker Blinker. Britonia. Skillet is a squirrel: Spring Squirrel, also known as Swamp Squirrel. But you have to go into the collages to figure out further. Then RS7.

bb:

Thank you.

 

Hiking OI1 SE & NE

Filed under: Otherland Island #1 — baker Blinker @ 10:41 am

These 2 particular hikes take Baker Bloch to the southwest and northwest parts of Otherland Island #1. The first tracked southwest, but in a more westerly direction at the beginning. Baker started at Bakers’ Shack again on his property, and skirted the Verloren sim with the Castle Verloren to the south instead of the west, as he had done in his last recorded hike here. The idea was to visit the lake at the center of Irene, the sim directly west of Stephen (and south of Verloren) and then just improvise a route back from there. So here’s the central Irene pond, which is perhaps about a 1/6th of a sim in size. An interesting feature of this pond or lake, is the number of small islands that lie more toward the northern shore. Baker Blinker, in checking behind Baker Bloch this time, counts a total of 3. There are also a number of picturesque bays and inlets in the lake. It’s really quite pretty, as Baker Blinker is noticing upon studying it further now — and fairly complex for such a small body of water.

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This gazebo sits in the northwest corner of the lake. Cute kitty!

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The below waterfall is on protected land, a small, 240 square meter plot owned by the Otherland Building group. It appears to be the source of the water draining into the lake, or the first visible indication of this stream source. Yes, in checking behind Blochs, Blinks sees that the stream actually seems to start at the top of the waterfall, making it a kind of spring, I suppose. Very nice.

As I learned when staring at the SL Otherland grid map upon composing the text for this post, this lake, and, more pointedly, this waterfall, also seem to be the source of the stream that runs through my home sim of Stephen and into a bay of the SL ocean in Duclie. This elevates the importance of the lake and its already interesting features in my eyes.

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Blochs keeps heading west past the Irene lake and waterfall to this ridge in Zell, where he is able to look down at some of the Irene landscape to the west of the lake. The waterfall directly below him here is not a “natural” one, unlike the Irene waterfall protected by the Otherland estate.

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Following this high, stony ridge south, Baker soon comes across what is actually a part of the sea surrounding the various large and small islands of the contiguous Otherland archipelago. He has reached a southern edge of Otherland Island #1, and is staring at a small island off it’s coast, then. Strangely, Baker Blinker has just realized that since Baker Bloch’s visit a couple of days ago, almost all the objects on the island had been deleted, including the house, the majority of the trees, and that nice little sailboat pictured here as well. The small pond in front of the house remains, though.

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On the much larger island to the west and also south, Baker finds this nice little campsite complete with perpetual fire, and decides to rest for a spell before heading back home.

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The snapshot below was taken during a different hike on a different day, this time taking him to the northeast corner of Otherland I. #1. This nice little greenhouse was found in the Ehrwang sim also containing the island’s corner…

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…which Baker Bloch now stands at here. Currently almost the entire northern half of the Ehrwang sim is up for sale. Beautiful scenery here, as I’m finding is present throughout the entire island, with no sim an exception (!)

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Following the northern coastline west, Blochs soon runs across the cottage first visited in this post, lying at the mouth of what he now knows is perhaps the longest stream of OI1, which starts in Verloren and ends here in the northwest corner of Ehrwang.

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