in discussion Site Announcements and Proposals / Announcements » Story Announcements Seven: the clocks were striking thirteen.
Seize the day, ladies and gentlemen.
Seize the day, ladies and gentlemen.
No problem! I really do like the idea behind this SCP and I'd love to see it well-received.
Also, well played. I just got what it was that the broadcast was of.
I strongly dislike the fact that this does not have a standard object class assigned to it (at the very least it should be labeled "Euclid" instead of "Pending"), and I see absolutely no in-universe reason for there to be a poem on the top of the document, in exactly the place where there wouldn't be one in a formal scientific document.
I would otherwise upvote, but am downvoting for these reasons.
It was correct, and that is excellent - even better than the logo I described in the article.
My word, Von Pincier, first I ≠ I and now this? You do know how to make a man feel hopeful again after a series of coldpostings. Here, take my +1.
Thank you for the suggestion. I added the line.
Don't worry about giving your opinion on this piece, really. If it's your two cents, i appreciate it very much. It's my very first one, after all. If it ends up getting deleted, i will surely clean it up, get more feedback and then do my best to put a better version of it over here again.
And i do understand what you mean by the foundation not investigating deeper into the matter, but it would be too complicated based on the public attention all over the world that this event, as trivial as it was, received.
A really damn big collaborative effort- SCP-2601, 'The Death of Insaera'.
I understand what you mean, but it kind of feels like there's something missing at the moment. Even just a line saying 'It is currently unknown how SCP-2308-C was placed into the broadcasts' would suffice.
I don't know, I just feel like it needs something there, because the Foundation would have looked into the matter, they wouldn't have just left it, and by not including anything it kind of makes it feel like the Foundation never bothered to find out, y'know?
It's up to you, of course. Just my $0.02 on the matter.
Hoo boy. Biiiiig list of credits for what is without a doubt my most ambitious project EVER. Thank you all so, so, so much!
Dr. Reach- Spanish
Reviewing and Critiquing:
Accelerando, Smapti, Ireul, Zolgamax, , DrStien, Soundchaser, FortuneFavorsBold, Kaktus, Riemann
to Kate Mctiriss for locating that photo outta nowhere and suggesting how to use it, and
to Eskobar, for helping me work that sweet, sweet wikidot magic.
If you'd like to have an international-language piece added to this article, PM me and I'll hook you up. All submissions welcome!
If you're still really serious about trying to make this work (and I think you're going to really have an uphill battle with it…)
Like I said, there are a lot of problems in the execution of an item like this and too many variables that can come into play that will destroy the believability of it. I commend you for making a valiant effort at it, but I really urge you to re-think the concept.
IT started in the RP… this is the only way I found to cross it over, and make it good.
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Oi, my version still has SCP-XXXX instead of SCP-2601.
If you want to continue this discussion, do it in a new post or something. Stop replying to the deletion vote please.
If I may:
Spookmeister, unless I misunderstood this scip very badly, the way I see it is a hunting whistle.
Imagine a giant clockwork raptor (bird, that is), standing ready in a space between planes, invisible to all but the holder of the whistle. You blow into the whistle, and send your bird of prey to the hunt; it returns in a blink of an eye, giving you whatever you commanded.
And, well, the whistle is stuck on "elk"-setting.
Do take that point of view into consideration. K thx bai
This is not exactly a bad tale, in fact. It gives a nice, new point of view to 999; but, it is the execution that is lacking.
I strongly recommend you give this one another go. I see potential, although it does need some polishing. Try bouncing it around in chat or forums, surely some of the veterans can give you tips on how to improve your writing.
Well, while this one clearly shows some aging, I still quite fancy this one. Just thinking of the mannerisms - not to mention 682 giggling its scaly arse off - gave me a nice, warm smirk. 'twas nice, though a few bits could use some updating/rewriting to fit into current format, in my opinion. But, nevertheless, nice to read a non-lethal/creepy scip every now and then.
Thank you for the feedback.
I cleaned up some of the wording on the classified paragraphs and also fixed some numbers and the O5 signatures.
The self-upvote was removed.
If this ever gets a rewrite (unlikely, as it's already pretty solid), I'd love to see some indication that some or all of the redactions might be anomalous… Actually, I could see the O5s keeping a TIGHT lid on this, since it can universally redact - sort of a last-resort weapon against Keter-level infohazards!
The television broadcast is pretty obvious if you look at the year and have the patience to do some research, but it is meant to give the SCP a tone of mistery. The girl is capable of talking and also capable of drawing things that can kill you when you look at them, but she does not seem to know.
She calls the SCP her "first work", so it remains ambiguous if she managed to broadcast it from the Foundation or if someone that the foundation does not know broadcasted it for her. I was thinking about adding another O5 addendum about the outer origins of the broadcast but i ended up letting it go, since, in my opinion, that would be rubbing the idea of the SCP on the face of the reader and that's not how it should happen.
Thank you for your feedback.
I know this is a bit of a necropost, but another possibility:
Jim in resource allocation found it odd that such a low, 3 digit number had never been allocated, and odder still that there was a large chamber pre-assigned for the eventual SCP. With the caution due his job, he spent several weeks confirming that this wasn't a secret SCP, even CCing the O5s. Eventually he went to catalog the details of the chamber. The last thing he saw was the door sliding open.
It didn't say that the person is necessarily destroyed, just the perception and memory of others…