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Sybil virus: Clues and wild speculations

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« Reply #615 on: (21:03:08/09-30-14) »
I don't know Wyrm. Tossing out 85% accuracy rate and you pretty much instantly dismissing everyone's theories. If that's not condescending...I don't know what is. I'm not saying you don't know your stuff, but you don't seem very receptive to other people's input on the setting; at least on this topic.

Anyway, Zwischenzug's connection isn't inaccurate. There could be a technological connection there. BTL's have also been giving people multiple personalities for decades. It's highly possible that an AI, psychotropic conditioning psychologist, dissonant technomancer, e-ghost, Dunkelzahn's Will (this is a joke BTW), or whomever, found that research and used it to rewrite the nanites to write people's brains.

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« Reply #616 on: (23:08:49/09-30-14) »
(Gotta say Wyrm, I have been noting a little... exasperation in your posts of late. And I know your posting tone! Hope things are well in the personal life)

I see what you are saying Stobe, and while that would make research the nucleus of this 'virus', that still wouldn't make the good doctor patient zero.....

So much for that theory :(

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« Reply #617 on: (23:22:38/09-30-14) »
Sorry, DeathStrobe, but I don't 'instantly dismiss(...) everyone's theories.'  There are a lot of things that I get right; there are a lot of ideas that other people have that prove close to the mark.  I actually explain my theories pretty closely, and refer to events (though not to the 'document/page' level) to let people review the information and make their own decisions.  There are plenty of people who disagree with me, and that's just fine, because 85% right means 15% wrong, and until books come out, I can't ever know which 15%.  Take CFD - I was way off base on how it spread, i.e. that there was a physical element; as a writer and player, I would have found it far, far more frightening for it to be significantly, even exclusively, Matrix-based instead of requiring actual physical infection.

Also, if you don't kick the tires and slam the doors (as it were), you don't know if a logical construction - the technical term being 'argument' - is either sound or capable of standing up to a thorough critique - again, the technical term for which is 'attack'.  Do I attack other people's arguments?  Yes.  And if they're sound arguments, they'll withstand the attack, and I'll learn something.  It ain't like I haven't ever been wrong before, and I admit when I am.

But I don't dismiss other peoples' theories.  To paraphrase Jim Carrey's Riddler's statement to Tommy Lee Jones's Two-Face, "If I did, I wouldn't learn nothin'."
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« Reply #618 on: (01:38:11/10-01-14) »
I want CFD to be somehow related to Drop Bears.  Because Drop Bears scare me.  And CFD scares me.  Correlation?  :P
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« Reply #619 on: (04:37:11/10-01-14) »
I want CFD to be somehow related to Drop Bears.  Because Drop Bears scare me.  And CFD scares me.  Correlation?  :P

Dropbears are natural nanite-carriers. This fact is only waiting to be discoverd. Maybe you beat science with right intuition somehow.

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« Reply #620 on: (05:37:54/10-01-14) »
Maybe if CFD is the disease, Drop Bears are the cure? :P
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« Reply #621 on: (06:00:48/10-01-14) »
Maybe if CFD is the disease, Drop Bears are the cure? :P

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« Reply #622 on: (12:44:44/10-01-14) »
Maybe if CFD is the disease, Drop Bears are the cure? :P

They KNOW it. But they won`t tell anyone.

Drop Bears are well known to be jerks that way.

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« Reply #623 on: (13:49:23/10-01-14) »
Drop Bears have been confirmed as reservoir hosts for CFD. Perhaps a cure could be created given access to some... samples.



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« Reply #624 on: (13:54:28/10-01-14) »
You are gonna need a bigger paycheck.
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« Reply #625 on: (15:41:33/10-01-14) »
Using Occams razor to find the most simple way to connect CFD to Drop bears:

Cognitive Fragmentation Drop Bears

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« Reply #626 on: (20:54:49/10-01-14) »
Cognitive Fragmentation Drop Bears
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