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Experimental Penguins

By semis in MLP
Wed Oct 11, 2000 at 08:20:33 AM EST
Tags: Software (all tags)

Ok. this is cool. An interactive flash chat room where you control a pengiun and waddle around - it's actually been done quite well. A total waste of time, yet somehow it's actually addictive. Maybe its just me :P


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Experimental Penguins | 20 comments (14 topical, 6 editorial, 0 hidden)
I am afraid (3.00 / 4) (#2)
by dead_radish on Tue Oct 10, 2000 at 08:42:28 PM EST

This site scares the hell of out me.

And, I kid you not, I logged on for 3 minutes, and did, in fact, see someone ask "Are thhere any girls in the house?" Just like that. I chose to take it as an ironic commentary on the nature of chatting.

I know that's what it had to be.
I knew I shoulda brought a crossbow. -- Largo. www.megatokyo.com

Re: I am afraid (none / 0) (#4)
by Michael Leuchtenburg on Tue Oct 10, 2000 at 09:12:49 PM EST

After being on for about as long, I saw someone trolling for www.goatse.cx. People are weird....

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Re: I am afraid (none / 0) (#9)
by Signal 11 on Tue Oct 10, 2000 at 10:52:55 PM EST

Join #kuro5hin. We don't ask for a/s/l, we're more sophisticated: we find out on our own and then tell the #. :^)

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trouble accepting itself.
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he he (3.66 / 3) (#7)
by mihalis on Tue Oct 10, 2000 at 09:54:14 PM EST

The most fun I've had all day and that includes the extra half an hour lie-in this morning and subsequent necessary cab ride to work.
-- Chris Morgan <see em at mihalis dot net>
A sad dose of fun. (none / 0) (#15)
by Hk_Silver on Wed Oct 11, 2000 at 05:24:30 AM EST

Thats one sad ammount of fun.
That government is best which governs least.
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Re: A sad dose of fun. (none / 0) (#19)
by mihalis on Wed Oct 11, 2000 at 09:16:50 PM EST

Thats one sad ammount of fun.

Yeah, pathetic I know. The penguin noises are great for disturbing the office though.
-- Chris Morgan <see em at mihalis dot net>
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Cool? I guess. (yawn) (2.75 / 4) (#8)
by octal on Tue Oct 10, 2000 at 10:10:57 PM EST

Interesting technology, but, personally, as long as the Home Shopping Network and Judge _____ (Judy, Mills Lane, Hatchett, and others ad infinitum) are still on, I'm not bored enough for the the waddling, talking, "are-you-a-girl?" penguin schtick.

not quite perfect (2.66 / 3) (#10)
by bottgeek on Wed Oct 11, 2000 at 12:08:14 AM EST

this should have had "paperclips" (you know the microsoft help paperclip?) instead of penguins.
I like food! Food tastes good!
Damn penguins. (3.33 / 3) (#11)
by delver on Wed Oct 11, 2000 at 12:36:20 AM EST

Damn penguins. Damn snowmobile. I can't get in, but the others can. Damn penguins. What the hell is up with the fireworks? This site is evil. Avoid at all costs. Will suck your brain like a zombie with lockjaw. Oh yeah, I'd prefer little devils to penguins any day.

This is awesome! (2.00 / 2) (#12)
by pb on Wed Oct 11, 2000 at 01:08:02 AM EST

+1, Front Page!

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*grin* (3.33 / 3) (#14)
by Moneo on Wed Oct 11, 2000 at 05:07:47 AM EST

Very cool...if I didn't have an Eco-Gen paper due soon, I'd probably end up spending the next half hour just wandering about.
Propaganda plays the same role in a democracy as violence does in a dictatorship. -- Noam Chomsky
Re: *grin* (2.00 / 1) (#17)
by ameoba on Wed Oct 11, 2000 at 09:29:16 AM EST

What would make a better subject for a paper than studying penguins in their natural habitat?

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Put 2 penguins in the room... (3.00 / 1) (#16)
by itsbruce on Wed Oct 11, 2000 at 09:22:32 AM EST

... Interactive Penguin Porn - you know it would sell!


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Flash can do this? (none / 0) (#20)
by enthalpyX on Sat Oct 14, 2000 at 07:56:03 PM EST

How exactly does this work? I mean -- there must be some sort of central server running that the "Flash client" (?) connects to? Man. I never had any idea Flash could do TCP/IP. *seeks enlightenment*

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