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Community Evolved: Now LIVE!
« on: September 09, 2012, 08:23:19 AM »

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... Šther is announced.

Get ready.

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Re: Four Weeks Until...
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2012, 01:26:34 PM »

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WHAAAA???

what is ze aether?
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Re: Four Weeks Until...
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2012, 01:58:44 PM »

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... Šther is announced.

Get ready.

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Interesting paper. Sounds a little far fetched to me.

Re: Four Weeks Until...
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2012, 01:27:19 AM »

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I totally farmed this out to people smarter than me on facebook and got this response:

Quote from: My friend, Callum Aldred
The article seems to be saying that there could in fact be an Šther, in other words that there is a certain state that would be considered at "rest" at each point in space time. The issue is that no one knows what state would be "rest" relative to the aether. In the end, it would seem that this would be just as good as defining your position and velocity from an arbitrary object as in relativity, but apparently according to the articale there is some advantage in some physics problems in having a fixed "Šther." Seems rather unlikely to me, but feel free to ask me again in 5 years when i have my degree. :) To me, it seems like someone has come across something unexplained and said, what if Einstein was wrong. Which i doubt.
^^ this doubles as my response to this thread.
Although i still dont understand why this is in the Lobby, and where you got the 4 weeks date from, and why you pinned this thread....

So let me ask this; what is the true purpose of this thread?
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Re: Four Weeks Until...
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2012, 02:15:18 AM »

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Re: Four Weeks Until...
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2012, 02:19:00 AM »

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We will be making an announcement in about four weeks.

The subject of the announcement is Halo related but doesn't fit in the other forum categories.

Šther is the working name we've given it. It may or may not be the final name and it may or may not offer a clue about what we're announcing.

Šther is the most ambitious thing we have ever or will ever (most likely) do.

Want to know more? Just wait. Speculate away though. You'll be rewarded if you get it right.

Re: Four Weeks Until...
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2012, 02:44:21 AM »

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A minecraft mod, on the same scale as the Aether mod... BUT FOR HALO
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Re: Four Weeks Until...
« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2012, 03:04:12 AM »

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A minecraft mod, on the same scale as the Aether mod... BUT FOR HALO

It's not a game or a game mod.

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« Reply #8 on: September 10, 2012, 03:08:58 AM »

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Hmmmm... Is it; giving the wonderful and loyal fans passage into your secret staff discussion forums?
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« Reply #9 on: September 10, 2012, 03:16:26 AM »

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Hmmmm... Is it; giving the wonderful and loyal fans passage into your secret staff discussion forums?

Hell no. You might think you want to read unfinished and unedited articles and stupid stuff like that, but you don't.

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« Reply #10 on: September 10, 2012, 04:13:09 AM »

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you say unfinished and unedited like its bad... Do you realize everything I post is unedited; and like 90% of the ideas discussed are unfinished, it is the community that finishes and edits posts... Keep that in mind

Ok so how about; you guys are going to finish the third datapad article? Only thats not that ambitious and crazy

Ok ok ok, seriously though; riddle me this: "does it involve the community"? Specifically the FUD community...
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« Reply #11 on: September 10, 2012, 07:19:39 AM »

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Ok so how about; you guys are going to finish the third datapad article? Only thats not that ambitious and crazy

The 3rd Datapad article will be up before Šther is revealed.

Ok ok ok, seriously though; riddle me this: "does it involve the community"? Specifically the FUD community...

Yes. Yes.

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« Reply #12 on: September 10, 2012, 01:58:11 PM »

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well, I'm temporarily stumped.

Anybody else have any ideas? Six? Guns? Capac? Anyone else?
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Re: Four Weeks Until...
« Reply #13 on: September 10, 2012, 03:14:11 PM »

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Not a clue. Any time you all start talking about the technicalities of specific items, such as how the edges of a Halo installation would function to hold an atmosphere, I clock out. I am going to school for business, not science  :-[. When I searched Google and Wikipedia for aether, well, let's just say I knew I would be no help on speculating on this one for the reason listed above.

From Wikipedia: "According to ancient and medieval science aether also spelled Šther or ether, is the material that fills the region of the universe above the terrestrial sphere."

All I can say is that in reading Dani's extremely cryptic hints, I don't think this is going to be an article. The term ambitious leads me to believe that it will be some kind of new application or functionality on the website for us to use.

Let's just be patient. At least we have a short time-table on this one instead of "soon". If we don't have anything in a month from the original post, you and I will lead the mob against the staff (I'll bring the pitchforks and torches) ;D.
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Re: Four Weeks Until...
« Reply #14 on: September 10, 2012, 03:50:18 PM »

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I'm already sharpening the pitchforks. Although i doubt it has anything to do with the actual science; so much as the concept of the aether as the fabric of spacetime in the universe. Or as the article suggests; the aether as an objective state of rest for matter

Staff, is it some sort of app? Please say no... Unless the answer is yes

Also; is this a FUD project, or are you guys teaming up with other communities?
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