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by iffy
Fri Mar 23, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1518] Not Happy, But Interesting
Replies: 72
Views: 4631

Re: [1518] Not Happy, But Interesting

Seems the notion the calm response in 1517:9 signified Yaku already knew somebody else was there is a mistaken notion, as apparently there was nothing but a large delayed reaction, once she realized somebody else was present and talking to her. Which it would be easier (regardless of how phenomenall...
by iffy
Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1516] A New Story
Replies: 54
Views: 3903

Re: [1516] A New Story

The many unanswered perceptional matters that don't have answers, just reader perception. Exactly so, and also yes there's rarely if ever a return to explain anything. Even when sometimes something in the past gets used later, such as the CoE pass from 113 in 1231, there is often no way to really kn...
by iffy
Thu Mar 22, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1100, 1101] player one wins / what's wrong with j00 / blast from the past
Replies: 3
Views: 403

Re: [1100, 1101] player one wins / what's wrong with j00 / blast from the past

Right, many of the same discussions and ideas back in the archives. This was more like a summary of the choices in determining who said player one wins in 1100:4. It's sort of an informed guess it is Miho saying that, yet it's the only thing that really seems to fit anyway. After the time gone by, i...
by iffy
Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1517] Nothing Bad
Replies: 42
Views: 3026

Re: [1517] Nothing Bad

EDIT: I'm amused that the fate of Miho is now in the hands of a precocious kid foxgirl and how well she writes. It is amusing, but not so certain it's factual. Yes, but up to now she has been trying to steer her existing story. Oh, but has she been? It isn't clear she is ever taking an active role,...
by iffy
Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1517] Nothing Bad
Replies: 42
Views: 3026

Re: [1517] Nothing Bad

One ever-present question is how much control or not does Miho have over this alleged power to form meaningful stories. Stories which by themselves are somewhat compelling and that get more powerful with some number of skilled creators personally shaping them with even more force and emotion. Appare...
by iffy
Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1100, 1101] player one wins / what's wrong with j00 / blast from the past
Replies: 3
Views: 403

Re: [1100, 1101] player one wins / what's wrong with j00 / blast from the past

All of that seems to be something like Miho deciding Kimiko or Piro or Sight etc needs a chance to continue? One of her most serious non-troublemaking interactions, what and why ever for. Doesn't seem any particular reason "player one wins" is there in 1100 panel 4, and with no word bubble not from ...
by iffy
Tue Mar 20, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1516] A New Story
Replies: 54
Views: 3903

Re: [1516] A New Story

Regardless, I'm not quite sure that Yuki catching Miho was the first time she'd moved fast, which I think was part of what iffy was talking about? Maybe? Or maybe not. I don't think I was talking about that. Yuki is pretty clearly MG-speeding it back and forth from dinner to phone. But as to what's...
by iffy
Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1517] Nothing Bad
Replies: 42
Views: 3026

Re: [1517] Nothing Bad

Junpei is all sorts of wrapped up in the current stories. Reason enough to not want him there. More, is an adult and authority figure of sorts etc. And also, nice if mom has somebody there she knows rather than an empty room should she become conscious.
by iffy
Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1517] Nothing Bad
Replies: 42
Views: 3026

Re: [1517] Nothing Bad

"Hmm, how can I do a good end for Miho without it seeming boring or trite." You can do eeeet! It's pretty certain he can do it. It's Yaku that I'm a bit doubtful about as to her intent and wishes and ideas of what's possible or not, versus what we think we know about the forces of idea and emotion....
by iffy
Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1516] A New Story
Replies: 54
Views: 3903

Re: [1516] A New Story

Which diner are you talking about in plays to hurt? Miho or Kimiko? Miho. (At Megagamers ostensibly to confront Piro, interacts with Yuki Piro Ping Erika & otaku.) The other, between the 'diner rescue' and the CoE, with Dom Kimiko & Piro on phone. The examples of what she's doing often includes eit...
by iffy
Fri Mar 16, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1516] A New Story
Replies: 54
Views: 3903

Re: [1516] A New Story

The goal and what potentially might get carried out is wonderfully confusing. Since Yaku doesn't really know Piro, does this mean he now gets written out of her story entirely? Might be about time he's not a major part of that story. Given that he has jettisoned a large part or most of the past alre...
by iffy
Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1516] A New Story
Replies: 54
Views: 3903

Re: [1516] A New Story

Nice, earlier Miho might be pondering the family member having just suggested a reset might fix things, and being questioned if that's what she really wants, and it appears surprising, but of course involves being killed. And boom the potential perceived danger has vanished. Is gone, superseded by a...
by iffy
Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1515] Reset?
Replies: 66
Views: 4931

Re: [1515] Reset?

Just because something is simple and fits doesn't mean it's the truth, even if nobody can tell the difference, I guess we might say. If she (herself, just Miho the person, out and about in Tokyo, intruding and interfering and interacting) is not supposed to have fans of her own, doesn't have stories...
by iffy
Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1515] Reset?
Replies: 66
Views: 4931

Re: [1515] Reset?

the creation of an entire genre of ninja movies happened in order to deal with termination orders and similar things? If that female ninja is correct about the cause/effect of it, maybe some groups are able to create operational mechanisms that fit smoothly into story(ies) by developing their own f...
by iffy
Mon Mar 12, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1515] Reset?
Replies: 66
Views: 4931

Re: [1515] Reset?

On the premise, I think, that so far she could not evade her death one way or another, for too long... 'I cannot escape it, I tried'... it happened to her so many times, but she still has the hope, that some day the curse will be removed ? So she says. Sometimes. So she behaves like. Occasionally. ...
by iffy
Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1515] Reset?
Replies: 66
Views: 4931

Re: [1515] Reset?

Junpei could be kind of embarrassed, or grinning about his {whatever ninjagirl is}, or sheepish about the circumstances of bringing Yakugashi here. It appears more a humorous look than something else, perhaps, but of course that doesn't prove anything. I suspect that Ninja Grrl is very high ranked i...
by iffy
Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1515] Reset?
Replies: 66
Views: 4931

Re: [1515] Reset?

Well, random family member, Junpei's sister/mother/grandmother, interloper; she seems more curious about what's going on, more interested in playing with the Analogue, gives the impression of trying to gather information she doesn't have. That could just be more illusionary noise though, and there i...
by iffy
Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1514] "Hard to Explain"
Replies: 59
Views: 4880

Re: [1514] "Hard to Explain"

The mysteries of the Necrowombicon defy explanation. Although that's been "known" for quite a while by many of us, a topic of conversation now and then here and there. And as far as names and potential source material, and what it means, I wouldn't necessarily put much stock in any given callback an...
by iffy
Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1514] "Hard to Explain"
Replies: 59
Views: 4880

Re: [1514] "Hard to Explain"

So if this thing here is actually some AI projecting a physical manifestation to Megatokyo what might that reflect in panel one's honking. Well. 96, a real ancient cave of evil. How fortuitous. And such a grand tome! Let's see what else. 113 and then ? Last seen apparently in the past, 1405 Curious.
by iffy
Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1514] "Hard to Explain"
Replies: 59
Views: 4880

Re: [1514] "Hard to Explain"

I suspect this fluidity within the Story is part of its powers, used to enhance the effectiveness of it on different people, or as protective camo for both Miho and the Story itself. Or both. We might well suppose so, and I don't disagree, but we can really of course only guess. Plus as we know, we...
by iffy
Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1514] "Hard to Explain"
Replies: 59
Views: 4880

Re: [1514] "Hard to Explain"

I think what we are seeing is that Miho was a real person but has been corrupted into an Analogue... Unless it's the other way around, or something entirely different. ;) Also exactly so, that's it. Yet whichever way we each see it, it appears it could be a lot of things. Which of them it is, diffi...
by iffy
Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1514] "Hard to Explain"
Replies: 59
Views: 4880

Re: [1514] "Hard to Explain"

Ping is... an attempt to substitute whatever Miho actually is (a doomed attempt) Not that Ibara is necessarily correct about his opinion of Ping. Although he apparently knows and seems to have the the demeanor about it; yet also remember Dom rejects Miho as powerless and inapplicable. And not that ...
by iffy
Thu Mar 01, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1514] "Hard to Explain"
Replies: 59
Views: 4880

Re: [1514] "Hard to Explain"

The active listening, "Existing more as a character than a real person." If Miho has been some mystic amalgamation of characters and not really here, that might be what we've been seeing all along. Although the explanation of Analogue has seemed more that other stories, and then the characters in th...
by iffy
Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1514] "Hard to Explain"
Replies: 59
Views: 4880

Re: [1514] "Hard to Explain"

Curious. Is this grrrrl serious. Or is it just more testing. If it ever was a test. Well, she ninjagrlll suggests she knows Junpei. Maybe that's not true. If it is, given a lot of other things, she could potentially be Junpei's 'mom who probably knows' or 'grandma who would tease' 1471 Or maybe sist...
by iffy
Tue Feb 27, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: Fan-made Summary - Story - chapter 10 : AFK v5.5
Replies: 10
Views: 1409

Re: Fan-made Summary - Story - chapter 10 : AFK v5.5

Nothing too major except perhaps the timeline of what Piro does and a few other things. Although what Piro finds in the room isn't so much exactly as minor as signs of a physical struggle as if there was a fight. More so he finds no Miho and a broken window., wind blowing, everything knocked over. M...