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Otto Messinger 8/13/2017 4:19pm
asks "Could you help me get to Psyhigh, or direct me to one who could help?"
You bet, @Vizun
Just take a right where they're going to tear down that old shopping mall,
go straight past where they're working on the freeway,
take a left where they're going to tear down the old sports center,
and keep going until you hit the place where they're thinking of tearing down that drive-in bank.
You can't miss it.
Otto Messinger 8/12/2017 1:34pm
Hi @Switch gears
! To go to this school, all it takes is faith and trust.
Oh! And something I forgot--a particular genetic mutation sequence and/or mystical endowment granting the student paranormal abilities.
Or just filling out the application form and making sure to include a batch of cookies, impossible-to-find tickets for popular Broadway shows, enchanted gems, etc.
But the question for a lot of us is not how to get IN to Psyhigh--how do we get OUT?
Otto Messinger 8/4/2017 7:20pm
Good question, @Hammy CH
. I will need a little more soap to get you there. Allergies have a good one though I'm sure you can feel the need to make it more important.
See Ginnie? I try the Free Association Module and I don't think it does anybody any good.
Well, you mentioned soap.
Yes, I did mention soap. For no reason.
What do you see when you think about soap.
Think about soap? Like... bars... bubbles. Big bubbles floating in the air out of a bathtub.
You're taking a bath?
No... not me. It's Peppito. The labradoodle we had when I was little. We used to give him baths. But he hated it. He would freak out and it made a mess and once I...
I was trying to hold him and he jerked and I slammed my head into the bathtub and knocked out a tooth. It was just a baby tooth, but there was a lot of blood.
What about Peppito?
He ran away a lot. Then he didn't come back. I was little.
And the rest of your message? About Hammy CH feeling "the need to make it more important?" Is there some hostility there?
We never got another dog. I think Hammy's just jealous of @Pandora Silverberg
's dragon. Who's allergic to dragons anyway?
Otto Messinger 7/29/2017 4:41pm
Hi Psybot! What's the matter? You seem down.
Oh, really? No, it's nothing.
Aw, you can tell *me* Psybot. You can tell me *anything.*
No, seriously. I'm fine. This is default me.
Well, I know you pretty well. I think I can sense you.
Like a presence in the room? Did you get a cold chill?
See? You're down on yourself. You just said you're a ghost.
I think you want to talk about it.
I think you're forcing me to talk about it.
Ah, so there is an "it."
You don't have to tell me, you know.
I know. But I guess if I was going to tell anybody...
.... Yes? And?
I just can't seem to properly express myself with some people.
It seems like the more I think about what I want to say, the further the words get from what I mean.
It sounds like you're over thinking it. The communicating part I mean.
Like I should just say what comes into my mind? No, that's messed up too. Because in the end I'm so nervous that's what I end up doing anyway. And comes out broken.
No, I mean you're putting too much into the words themselves. I don't think it really matters what the words are, it's the *intent* that comes through. That's the real communication.
That doesn't make any sense. How can people tell your "intent?" All they have to go on is the words.
I think there's a much bigger context than that. You're super reducing everything to just the smallest, most atomic increment.
Yeah that everything is built on.
Not everything. :)
Otto Messinger 7/26/2017 8:35pm
I have interpersonal communication problems. Most of the time I get by fine.
"That'll be $4.68"
"Here you go."
"And here's your change, $4.68."
"Thanks! Come again!"
But... there's somebody I think I like. A lot. And I haven't been able to really get things going. Finally I worked up the courage:
"Uh, Hi! Nice day, huh?"
And the response:
"The increased temperature is creating an imbalance in the ecosystem."
And all I had was:
"You're awesome. That sounds great!"
And that was the end of that particular interaction.
I'm looking into an upgrade. Maybe I need an AI?
Otto Messinger 7/20/2017 8:53am
Sounds good. I'll look into it.
Otto Messinger 7/17/2017 6:03pm
Thanks! I'll check it out.
Otto Messinger 7/15/2017 10:38pm
Awesome! That sounds great.