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    10 25.64%
  • FOUR

    7 17.95%
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  1. #61
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    Don't be modest, you remember before that. In the time before time, the long long ago, when there was just you and me and the other primordials all that velvety darkness and nothing to do but entertain each other.
    Sassy is the cat in the moment of destiny...

    For the cat is cryptic,
    and close to strange things which men cannot see.
    He is the soul of antique Aegyptus,
    and bearer of tales from forgotten cities in Meroë and Ophir.
    He is the kin of the jungle’s lords,
    and heir to the secrets of hoary and sinister Africa.
    The Sphinx is his cousin, and he speaks her language;
    but he is more ancient than the Sphinx,
    and remembers that which she hath forgotten...


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    Quote Originally Posted by The Mysterious Stranger View Post
    I have some strange visual tablaus of bright light, the sensations being peaceful, but gradually less into panic as the chord kept wrapping around. Lots of heavy pressure, of the doctor trying to turn me, the wood paneling on the walls of the room with the green scrubs, masks, and hair covers of the doctors and nurses. My family passing me around like a potato and saying things to me. My mother's heartbeat. Flashes mostly.

    And I told you you wouldn't believe me. That's fine, were it not me, I might be skeptical myself.
    I would like to believe you (tho I have to say it's mixed with a little suspicion, I pretty naive so :')), it's only that science says you can't have memories before the age of two.
    Did you ever have a wild trip on some druugz? Heard some stories about people who 'experienced' how it all began.
    Until You Decide What Happens, Everything Is Happening At Once


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    Quote Originally Posted by ThisName View Post
    I would like to believe you (tho I have to say it's mixed with a little suspicion, I pretty naive so :')), it's only that science says you can't have memories before the age of two.
    Did you ever have a wild trip on some druugz? Heard some stories about people who 'experienced' how it all began.

    a little suspicion is healthy, personally, I never trust any faceless org of philosophers to clue me in on the whole story beyond what they think, be it science or religion, Ive played too long in both playgrounds to not see them as two sides of the same coin. I've had enough brain specialists give me the brain is a mystery we still dont understand to discount my own bittersweet eidetic memory. But like I said, I dont blame anyone for not believing me, it's a mad mad mad mad world and there's no accounting for taste. We're all just characters in someone else's story, some of us are implausible. But implausible characters have always existed in the fiction that is life.
    Sassy is the cat in the moment of destiny...

    For the cat is cryptic,
    and close to strange things which men cannot see.
    He is the soul of antique Aegyptus,
    and bearer of tales from forgotten cities in Meroë and Ophir.
    He is the kin of the jungle’s lords,
    and heir to the secrets of hoary and sinister Africa.
    The Sphinx is his cousin, and he speaks her language;
    but he is more ancient than the Sphinx,
    and remembers that which she hath forgotten...

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Mysterious Stranger View Post
    a little suspicion is healthy, personally, I never trust any faceless org of philosophers to clue me in on the whole story beyond what they think, be it science or religion, Ive played too long in both playgrounds to not see them as two sides of the same coin. I've had enough brain specialists give me the brain is a mystery we still dont understand to discount my own bittersweet eidetic memory. But like I said, I dont blame anyone for not believing me, it's a mad mad mad mad world and there's no accounting for taste. We're all just characters in someone else's story, some of us are implausible. But implausible characters have always existed in the fiction that is life.
    I will say that believing-not believing is a spectrum and in your case, I am somewhere in the middle? I won't say that it's impossible, just as I won't say that it is possible. If that makes sense. :')
    Until You Decide What Happens, Everything Is Happening At Once


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    Quote Originally Posted by ThisName View Post
    I will say that believing-not believing is a spectrum and in your case, I am somewhere in the middle? I won't say that it's impossible, just as I won't say that it is possible. If that makes sense. :')
    Perfect sense I think that's my preffered place on the spectrum. The middle is a good place for me.
    Please enjoy this subtle wordplay joke in the form of they Might be Giants, playing the theme song to Malcolm in the Middle ^_^
    Sassy is the cat in the moment of destiny...

    For the cat is cryptic,
    and close to strange things which men cannot see.
    He is the soul of antique Aegyptus,
    and bearer of tales from forgotten cities in Meroë and Ophir.
    He is the kin of the jungle’s lords,
    and heir to the secrets of hoary and sinister Africa.
    The Sphinx is his cousin, and he speaks her language;
    but he is more ancient than the Sphinx,
    and remembers that which she hath forgotten...

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    I was at the supermarket with my mother. We were arguing because i wanted her to buy me one of those Kinder Überraschung Egg thingies. She told me that she wouldn't buy me the egg bc I was 2 and I threw a tantrum..
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    Earliest memory is about 8 months old. It’s brief, just a flash of imagery/sensation.

    Was in a high chair, this old metal kind with an ugly yellow & orange paisley pattern vinyl seat. Plastic safety tray. There was a tear on the seat. Uncomfortable beneath my bare thigh, kinda pinchy. Must’ve been in a onesie or a stupid dress.

    My cheeks were wet & hot. I was gumming something slightly sweet, spongey, & very cold. It felt good. I was happy. I could hear my dad talking, nearby.

    I described this to my mom before. Apparently, I was teething, and extremely not happy. My dad used to give me frozen bread when he couldn’t find my teething ring. The high chair had been a handmedown, hence the tear.

    I have a couple other memories of being in a playpen, trying to get out. In one, my mom had
    the stereo on & was singing along. I remember trying to emulate the pretty sounds, but the noises I made came out more like a puppy whine.

    Lot of flashes of 3, 4. More solid/consistent from 5 onward. It’s easy to place the memory/ages since we moved a lot. This age at this place.
    03/23 06:06:58 EcK: lex
    03/23 06:06:59 EcK: lex
    03/23 06:21:34 Nancynobullets: LEXXX *sacrifices a first born*
    03/23 06:21:53 Nancynobullets: We summon yooouuu
    03/23 06:29:07 Lexicon: I was sleeping!



    04/25 04:20:35 Patches: Don't listen to lex. She wants to birth a litter of kittens. She doesnt get to decide whats creepy

    02/16 23:49:38 ygolo: Lex is afk
    02/16 23:49:45 Cimarron: she's doing drugs with Jack

    03/05 19:27:41 Time: You can't make chat morbid. Lex does it naturally.
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    Maybe two or three
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    I was around one year and nine months old (voted two in the poll to round it). My parents, my aunt, and I were eating at this really clean and modern Chinese restaurant in California with a bunch of artsy portraits of pandas as decorations. The noodles tasted good.
    The fiction that we're living in says I should pull the pin.

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