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galvinm Inactive Member15 Mar 2017 4:52 p.m. PST

I logged in and there is not a single message showing on the main page. Bug again?

Grimmnar Supporting Member of TMP15 Mar 2017 5:17 p.m. PST

Nope we are all just hoping from you. :-)


Personal logo ochoin Supporting Member of TMP16 Mar 2017 2:34 a.m. PST

Darn. I thought this was going to be a deep philosophical discussion on one of the Great Questions: Why is there something rather than nothing?

pzivh43 Supporting Member of TMP16 Mar 2017 6:32 a.m. PST

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are!

attilathepun4716 Mar 2017 8:44 a.m. PST

"How can you be two places at once, when you're not any place at all?" (Fire Sign Theater, late 1960's)

Mars Miniatures16 Mar 2017 9:15 a.m. PST

Indeed, everything is wherever they are.

Rod I Robertson Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member16 Mar 2017 1:13 p.m. PST

Ochoin et al:

Most of everything was cancelled out at the start of the last Big Bang when matter and antimatter annihilated each other. Now we're left with an observable universe which at best is only 7% matter. Add in the Heisenberg Uncertainty principle that matter is a mass-energy quantum and the question of where everything is becomes unanswerable because the act of observation alters the observable data. Throw in quantum entanglement and the concept of where becomes even more uncertain as location becomes fuzzy in terms of the effect of matter on other matter.

So we'll have to redefine the question and the nomenclature with which we ask and answer the question. I prefer to drink beer and play table-top miniatures games on a large enough scale that all minis can be treated like massive particles with no wave function observable. Old fashioned but comforting.

Cheers and good gaming.
Rod Robertson.

alien BLOODY HELL surfer Inactive Member16 Mar 2017 2:39 p.m. PST

If it's not posted by Tango it doesn't exist! :D

Personal logo ochoin Supporting Member of TMP16 Mar 2017 10:18 p.m. PST

If it's not posted by Tango it doesn't exist! :D

The old Tango myth. Really?
He has been identified as an off-shoot of the ancient Hurrian thunder god or, perhaps, the Cthonic version of a Hindoo diety sometimes called Pashyou the Embracer. Our "Tango" is probably an atavistic attempt to explain the unexplainable & apart from a tenuous "reality" in our collective gesalt is a mere figment (or if you're religious, a mere fig leaf).

Dagwood17 Mar 2017 1:49 p.m. PST

Everything's gotta be somewhere !

Personal logo War Panda Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member17 Mar 2017 6:03 p.m. PST


Rod I Robertson Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member18 Mar 2017 1:25 a.m. PST

Ochoin wrote:

The old Tango myth. Really?
He has been identified as an off-shoot of the ancient Hurrian thunder god…

So Tango 01 should be Tarhunt 01? Interesting.

Cheers and Aristotle's Crystal Spheres.
Rod Robertson.

attilathepun4718 Mar 2017 8:24 a.m. PST

May the farce be with us!

Clays Russians23 Mar 2017 8:41 p.m. PST

Anywhere is somewhere to someone. Uhhhh somewhere

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