Dear Reader, we have received an unexpected missive from the Okie Devil of Text US. I have read it and it is somewhat controversial in nature.
Therefore may I suggest you invest 45 minutes of your precious time to listen to a recent talk from philosophy lecturer Wes Cecil before embarking on the missive, below. It is from Wes’s latest series of talks on IDENTITY, and deals with the subject of abstraction…
*Thank you, Clicky… /lights up and smokes… Cade’s picked a prickly subject for sure and I really don’t want Dear Reader to pop a blood vessel…*
How’s that 2020 US election voter fraud investigation thingie coming, eh? You still investigating? Or at least keeping up with the goings on? Still angry? You still interested in stopping the steal?
You've lost interest haven't you?
Your rage has subsided. The blood pressure has dropped. You no longer want to break shit and tear shit up because you didn’t get your way. You’ve settled back into playing the video game “Among Us” and are chasing your phantoms there. Haven’t you?….HAVEN’T YOU??!!
!!! !!! !!! !!! !!!ANSWER ME!!! !!! !!! !!! !!!
!!! I NEED ANSWERS AND I NEED THEM NOW !!!
Welp, let’s check in with some of those folks who just might not have the option to start and stop investigations based upon some passionate and potentially personal whims. That’s right, let’s check in with the folks whose job it is to actually respond to and thoroughly investigate claims/allegations of voter fraud and see these investigations all the way to their conclusion. The people whose asses are actually on the line and their livelihood and potentially even their freedom depends upon their findings. Quick question before we check tho…
Q: Is is possible, to conceal an actual fraud, by inundating and overwhelming any investigative body with spurious claims of fraud?
A: ? dumping a fuckton of chaff into the air to jam the radars whilst the raiders escape in the fog ?
Getting the official body to chase phantoms? They are out chasing shadows whilst the real culprit(s) slip right through the cracks. And there are cracks. There are always cracks. Cracks are good. Cracks allow the road to breathe, give it a little flex, not so rigid that it breaks, and they keep the highways nice, and straight, and navigable, and free of potholes, and allow you to journey carefree, clueless and in comfort on a smooth thoroughfare. You only have to worry about operating the vehicle and navigating to your destination. Your worries about the infrastructure are limited to bitching when things don’t go your way or meet your standards. You might even be one of those assholes that doesn’t slow down in construction zones because your own schedule is too important. You’ve got somewhere to be. You’ve got a something on your schedule that needs to be completed and checked off. Nevermind that, whilst blazing through this construction zone, you might just inadvertently clear the schedule of some poor road worker permanently for them.
BTW…do you know the purpose of seams? Seems not, but you should…they help prevent a something from becoming indestructible.
Interfering with an election, simply by claiming that an election has been interfered with – It’s an interesting concept. When one considers the level of bullshit that “the news media” slings out daily, tough to know who is telling the truth and who isn’t. Tough to know what their intentions are. We’re are looking for allies afterall, right?
Anyway, since I awoke wondering what’s up with the 2020 US election fraud investigation(s), let’s us go wander around and search Google News on this fine Wednesday to see what is cooking for breakfast. My money is on “dead horse” served up by the angsty and angry staff working in hell’s kitchen.
Um…right off the bat, this sounds to me like a bunch of people settling personal scores and/or eliminating potential rivals, and utilizing the US Government and its systems to do so. Moreover, the entire article is personal. Name after name of verbal fencing, sounds like some leveraging is going on, but I don’t see any reference(s) to any official investigations or their findings. Starting to get the feeling that no one gives a shit if fraud occurred or not, they just wanna see a fight. Meh, let’s keep going.
Guess I’m an idealist in thinking that no matter who is elected to an office, they will always strive to do the right thing. The partisan stuff is just personal beliefs, but truth is truth, and when truth comes knocking, Democrat, Republican or any other party affiliation goes out the fucking window, and you do the right thing…party be damned. Tough thing to do what is right by you which you also feel is right by others because it is truthful and correct under the circumstances. Got people breathing down your neck to do a something irrespective of whether it is right or wrong, and you stand your ground. You could easily wind up on the wrong side of an issue. I mean, we are talking fraud here. The fraudsters are going to seek to destroy anything or anyone in their path, and they’ll do so by any means.
Confusing. Very confusing.
I’ve heard this “MyPillow” name mentioned here and there over the past several months, but I have no idea what its all about. I never looked into it because it smelled like nothing more than advertising to me. Someone seeing an opportunity to hawk their wares because a crowd has assembled, and jumping on the opportunity. I mean, why else would they always be referring to MyPillow? That said, I’m reading about this nonsense now, and in the article, this caught my eye…
“Over the course of the next four to five weeks, I’m going to dump all this evidence for all to see every day on my new platform Frank, where the world can’t suppress it,” he said. Lindell says Frank, his proposed social media platform, will combine ideas from YouTube and Twitter, and will be able to handle half a billion users. People kicked off YouTube will be given a “bonus” if they join the service, he says.
So yeah, as I figured…advertising. Using one vaporous something (stop the steal) to advertise another vaporous but semi-tangible something (a social media platform) via some very tangible and real somethings (MyPillow, elections, this CEO dude, Trump, rallies, political parties, you, etc..) Advertising has now so wormed its way into politics and political coverage, anything and everything politics is now gonna look like every other fucking sport. From darts to billiards to poker to NASCAR to FIFA to NRL, the players, venues and fans are going to be plastered with sponsors, their logos, and the products they’re advertising. Politics has always been a commercial enterprise, but advertising has been taboo.
Ya know, because of like ethics and stuff.
People getting paid to say shit that they may or may not actually believe in. Getting paid to push products they don’t actually use. Politicians are supposed to believe in stuff, not be a face and a mouthpiece for special interests who have the cash to purchase someone’s honesty. That’s an actor’s job…right? We don’t mind actors advocating stuff because we know in our heart of hearts that actors are full of shit. They get paid, to pretend. A very clear a distinct line there. But politicians? How the fuck are we supposed to know the difference between when they are telling the truth, and when they are being paid to tell “a” truth? Guess we’ll just have to go with our gut(s), eh?
More advertising. “Stop The Steal” is a brand. A brand designed to sell hats, t-shirts, bumper stickers and other “merch”. Which…HEY! Let’s go see if there are any copyrights or trademarks that have been filed for “Stop The Steal”, and if so, who the owners are.
Rut roh…that’s result #2 on a Google Search for “stop the steal copyright” (without quotes). Looks like someone may have set up a booth, sold their wares, then skipped town. Or, am I just jumping to conclusions with no evidence to backup my claims?
I see nothing regarding any copyright, I tried searching with quotes and got zero results, so let’s us go look for “stop the steal trademark” (without quotes) and see what that gets us.
Anyone else notice anything completely and totally wrong with that URL? It says:
This is how things get sideways. Right there, in text, because of peculiarities regarding URL formatting and what is probably just some lazy-assed thinking in design, a headline goes from reading “3.5 million” to “35 million” just like that. And don’t try and tell me it doesn’t matter either…
It does. It absolutely matters.
Let’s quasi-digress from that thought tho and see if “stop the steal” has an official website or something similar.
Stone again…Roger, Stone.
Q: Do you know what “vaporware” is?
If not, let’s get you some answers.
This is a battle for hearts and minds. A battle of ideas. A battle for spirit, and ultimately a battle for souls. A battle for and over the body and all it may (or may not) contain. Abstract and non-conventional warfare using vaporous weapons designed for vaporous concepts.
Heart = abstraction
Mind = abstraction
Spirit = abstraction
Soul = abstraction
Body = abstraction
Idea = abstraction
“They” are trying to like hell to get these abstractions into manifesting into tangible things. To bring the ethereal into the real. Make fantasy a reality, if you will. One does not fight the body for the soul.
This is ideas vs ideas where “their ideas > your ideas”.
The body is simply a conduit for reaching these things they seek. Its possible that at some point you’re gonna have to stand. Or fold. Or maybe just get tossed out of the game entirely.
Reasonable. Reasonable people. lolz…”reason” suddenly appears in the big middle of discussing abstractions. Keep in mind that, upon starting this writing, I simply did a Google search for “2020 election fraud” (without quotes) and I’m simply going down the line of results. I’m not putting these together to fit some own personal narrative of mine, I’m going step by step down the search results, taking them one by one, reading some of the articles, and commenting on the whole mess as I go with no pre-planning and no forethought. Woke up this morning, wondered what was going on with the election fraud stuff, and now here we are.
So with that in mind, why don’t we think about “reason” a bit and just what it might mean. First up is that in order for someone to be considered “reasonable”, they must first find these election fraud claims “unreasonable”. Seeing is how “election fraud” itself is far from unreasonable, our search for reason and/or reasonable people is gonna be rough. But in this instance, things are even more muddy because the defendant herself and/or her defense is twisting the meaning of “reasonable” and/or “reasonable people” by stating that…
“No reasonable person would conclude that the statements were truly statements of fact.”
What makes people reasonable? What makes a person reasonable? Concessions? Conceding some point? Allowing doubt to creep into your mind?
Hrm…this is an interesting tack they’ve taken. It’s a confusing course. Like a zig or a zag a ship makes in order to avoid a torpedo. But here’s where things get even more interesting…
‘The filing Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia claims Powell’s statements were so absurd they couldn’t be taken seriously.’
Absurity. Is “absurdity” a fact? We are afterall doing a dance here between reason, fact, abstraction, and absurdity. Question is, who is gonna win this dance-off. Reason? Or fact. Or absurdity.
A supreme authority as to what is, and is not, as it pertains to votes and voting. “Reason” is questioning, and “reasonable” is having sound judgment.
Election auditor wrote ‘election fraud facts’ report for GOP senators who tried to overturn the 2020 election
I knew it…fucking NINJAS are involved. Ninjas are sneaky assassins. I guess Cyber Ninjas are hacker assassins who…hack and assassinate in cyberspace? There’s a word you don’t hear anymore…cyberspace. Its a very abstract concept, cyberspace is. It’s basically nothing more than electrical conduits with more specific purposes than your average power grid types of transmission lines. Electrons made of bits, and bytes and packets instead of just dumb electrons headed for your electric can-opener or the charging station for your smart-phone or smart-car or whatever.
‘In a statement provided to the Arizona Mirror by Fann after this article was first published, Logan confirmed that he’d written the document to assist U.S. senators who either wanted to object to the certification of the Electoral College or wanted to insert evidence into the official record. He said he was asked specifically to include evidence that would support the national security concerns that some senators had.’
Oh, but there’s more…
‘Logan did not say who asked him to compile the information or which senators it was for.’
This is vague as fuck. “he’d written the document to assist U.S. senators…” what? Of his own volition? He what… watched the news, heard senators complaining, made a list of what they were complaining about, then started to investigate of his own accord and document his findings? He/his firm was/were hired by the Arizona Senate President to audit the Arizona election results. So, what the fuck is involved in this auditing process anyway, and why is this Cyber Ninja writing election related shit tailored for U.S. Senators on the State of Arizona’s dime? Not only that, but how the hell is a report on the election audit being released before the audit even takes place. What am I missing here?
FUCK!!!!!!!! PAYWALL!!!!!!!! PRIVLEDGED INFORMATION!!!!!!!!!
I guess the fact that some firm that has been hired to audit election results in Arizona is headed up by someone who just may not be the most unbiased of people, and this is causing dismay amongst certain interests who themselves are very biased and would prefer that their interests are seen to.
FUCK!!!!!!!! PAYWALL!!!!!!!! PRIVLEDGED INFORMATION!!!!!!!!!
I get the feeling that anything and everything a “news organization” provides is 100% their opinion, which is why they can charge people to get at it even if it is considered to be “public information”. Hey, I’m willing to make reasonable accommodation since you’ve got all that bloated overhead and you really really need that 5th home out in Flagstaff, but allowing those 12 ads to display on your article is about all I can afford to give at this point in my life.
Promoter of false election fraud claims is raising money for Arizona Senate GOP’s election audit. Is that even legal?
Ah HA! Now we’re getting somewhere. It’s not necessarily the State of Arizona that has hired the auditors, but the GOP? And in fact, has done so via fundraising? The GOP doesn’t have $150,000 to spare, even if they honestly think that election fraud has occurred? How the hell can private interests employing partisan firms ever expect to be objective in reaching factual conclusions? Really fucking weird that all this is going on in the big middle of some supposed global pandemic. Sounds to be like the fuckers are just bored and don’t have anything better to do. Has an almost mischievous timbre to it. Idle hands.
Building an army. Great. That’s just what the world needs…another fucking “war on”. War on this, war on that, war on someotherfuckingthing, now a war on voting and voters. Hey…citizens…voting public…I think elements within the very government you vote on and for? Yeah, they just declared war on you, and they’re raising an army to fight you. Salty talk. Very salty talk.
Minorities. Prejudices. Racism. Race…ism. Race…ism…in Motor City and the Motor City State? Hrm.
Hey, I got news for you…rich people don’t like nor associate with poor people because they’re prejudiced. Unless of course it is beneficial in some way for them to do so.
Hey, I got more news for you…poor people don’t like nor associate with rich people because they’re prejudiced. Unless of course it is beneficial in some way for them to do so.
I notice “a major spike in coronavirus cases” gets a mention. Which, how’s that Legionnaires thing going? Ya’ll get that all squared away yet? That new multi-million dollar water project get all the funds distributed to the right places so people can have safe drinking water yet?
‘Despite the courts’ near-universal rejection of claims of fraud, including the Michigan Supreme Court, Ruth Johnson, a Republican state senator and former secretary of state, said there was a “lot of gaming of the system.”
‘”There was more cheating last year in an election than I’ve ever seen in Michigan,” said Ms. Johnson, who is chairwoman of the State Senate’s elections committee.’
Welp, she said it, so it must be so. Great logic in adding more variables. That is almost sure to make this shit sandwich less gamey.
Wait…these are the same fuckers who blocked me from an earlier article which could have contained factual “official” information, but now they’re giving me access to an opinion piece? Think of the children. Get them while they’re young. Educate.
I hate to tell you this, but if you have some static/concrete system for educating anyone, and especially children, you are part of the problem. You’re taking a “one-size-fits-all” approach to a very dynamic world. So with that in mind, what do you do with those who don’t fit into your cookie-cutter mold(s)? Throw them in special ed? Put them on the short bus? Hide them away? Forever label them as “this”, and that’s all their gonna be in your beautiful and perfect posthumanist world?
‘Americans remain starkly divided in their confidence in elections because of lies about voting fraud.’
I dunno how many articles you the reader have read here, but if you’ve read any of them, you’ve probably seen the word “lies” appear at least once. A trend in all of these articles is that “lies” is probably used somewhere. Some have said the election results were fraudulent, some have said they were not, you believed one side or the other, and now everything that is not within your own scope of truth, is lies. There have been many inconsistencies found, yet you dismiss them as irrelevant because the numbers were not sufficient to change the result(s).
But what about next time?
“Election fraud” has been front and center since the 2000 US elections, and it’s almost as if there is this constant probing going on. Looking for weaknesses. Looking for exploits. Question is, would anything be being done if people weren’t crying foul? Would there be active interest in ensuring that the elections and their results were fair an accurate? This piece reeks of taking advantage of the lockdown/pandemic and remote education more than an objective look at whether or not an educator wants to delve off into the particulars of election processes when teaching on the subject of government. To teach someone how to participate in a something, without first explaining to them the processes involved in why they may even want to vote at all? Tsk tsk…you’re assuming that everyone votes, and I guess suggesting that everyone should vote. If you make education about voting and voting processes mandatory, children are likely going to believe that voting and/or participating in the electoral processes are also mandatory.
‘Equally important is exposing more of the general adult population to the elections process. As the state’s only nonpartisan provider of voter education, no other entity is better suited for this than Clean Elections.’
Why is there functionality on that site to donate to political candidates in order to…what…get them on the state ballot? Is that where 100% of the money goes? Regardless, I don’t think that e-begging for money for political candidates is very “clean”. In fact, its fucking filthy. BTW, how is Phoenix doing? Still sinking? Giant cracks still forming and stuff? Yeah, our winds from the east are getting more and more prevalent, and gotta be something driving the winds to come in from the east this far north. I realize that the Rockies are sinking too, but something has triggered a change in the prevalent winds around here over the past several years. Anymore, no fucking telling which direction the wind may come from.
Just seems to me that segregating the voting process from the governmental processes us going to have the effect of creating a sect of worker bees who do nothing but vote. They don’t know who they are voting for, nor why, they just have this strange feeling of being compelled to vote, and no idea from whence these urges spring. They just…do it.
This is an advertisement. Oohm but…FREE PIZZA!!!!!!!!!!! I get the feeling that they want people to come out for an entirely other purpose. Perhaps a photo-op? Something with loads of people that can be captioned with something like “election fraud townhall meeting jammed to capacity by outraged voters looking for answers”
(and free pizza).
The “drinks” bit is kinda vague. They serving beer at this thing? Hell, open to the public with free pizza and drinks is almost certain to attract a crowd…in the middle of a pandemic…in a state who is currently undergoing a major spike in coronavirus cases. Good idea. Also a good idea to hold it in Battle Creek and not Detroit. Homeless and poor folk woulda showed up and ate all the pizza.
Russia And Iran Spread Election Fraud Conspiracies – But Didn’t Try To Alter Results – Intel Report Finds
Everything is so classified anymore that getting accurate information is gonna be rough. The very people who collect and analyse all of this information are the same people who are making it available and/or unavailable. The same people who decide what means what, what should be released, what should not, and they’re prolly the same people who are gonna redact information when you put in a FOI request. They ain’t gonna make it easy for ya. There’s probably some very real and even some very justified spite in some of these positions. Positions that exist for the sole purpose of making someone crawl through rivers of shit so that you don’t have to. They put in the hours, whilst you just wanna grab the data and run with it for your own purposes. Still, these folks do get paid. As to what belongs to them and what doesn’t? Welp, they are citizens too, so their ideas might differ from yours. Now, regarding that story? lolz…agencies, who deal in deception, are coming clean about what they did and didn’t do in the US elections? And you believe that?
Hrm…hasn’t FOX News recently undergone a paradigm shift as far as supporting/not supporting conservatives and/or Republicans? I wonder if they did this to alleviate any culpability in future lawsuits. Would be a smart move to distance themselves from any wackos that might get FOX sued, or at least give them an out when they do get sued.
“The Fox anchors were not innocent bystanders and the disinformation generated during their interviews was no accident. Prior to the interviews, the Fox anchors decided to join forces with Giuliani and Powell to disseminate disinformation about Smartmatic,” the filing states.’
From that…”…identity management systems for civil registration…”. I wonder if that includes COVID-19 vaccination passport types of stuff? Aren’t vaccinated?
Question is, does this lawsuit have merit? Is it really a good idea to silence a media outlet because they choose to give certain opinions a platform from which to speak? Seems to me that if all these election fraud people really are kooks who are singling you out and defaming you, you’d be thrilled because you can easily refute the claims. There are no jack-in-the-box types of surprises, everything is right out there in the open. Your machines operate according to specs, perform as-advertised, no glitches, no malfunctions, no tampering, here’s the proof. You do have a QA department, right? Do lots of testing? Seems like they’d be pissing their pants to address anything they or the development teams haven’t thought of as well as defend their designs. You’re a private company sure, but aren’t you under government contract(s)? Aren’t you contractually bound to disclose information when and if requested? Or did someone miss a step somewhere. Is anything of yours public record?
Yeah boy…made it through the first two pages of a Google News search for “2020 election fraud”…without quotes. Is there anyone left? Anyone hang with me through the entire ride?
Q: How am I, a lowly and below-average citizen of the United States of America and resident of the State of Texas and the Planet Earth/Terra, supposed to consume / digest / comprehend such mountains of information?
No answers, I have them. Guess I’ll have to rely upon you. Guess I’ll have to assimilate.
Mystery = SOLVED! Next?
*Are you thinking what I’m thinking, Clicky?*
Dear Reader… Have a Ted Talk… 😉
*Nice! Good choice of Song to start, Clicky…*
Dear Reader, I had a dream this week in which Cade Fon Apollyon told me something. Something important…
*Oh shit! That was the soundtrack to that dream, Clicky… /lights up and smokes… I woke up humming it…*
*Phil opines? …/taps ash… Who’da thunk it?*
… What I didn’t do at the time, something that I always do, was to visit Etymology Online to find out if ‘lucuna’ had a meaning and how its root had developed in time…
“blank or missing portion in a manuscript,” 1660s, from Latin lacuna “hole, pit,” figuratively “a gap, void, want,” diminutive of lacus “pond, lake; hollow, opening” (see lake (n.1)). The Latin plural is lacunae. The word has also been used in English from c. 1700 in the literal Latin sense in anatomy, zoology, botany. The adjectival forms have somewhat sorted themselves: Mathematics tends to use lacunary (1857), natural history lacunose (1816), and lacunar (n.) is used in architecture of paneled ceilings (1690s), so called for their sunken compartments. Leaving lacunal (1846) for the manuscript sense.
*Sign language? Interesting – I think of synchromysticism as sign language for the def…*
… Then yesterday, a new missive arrived in my inbox! No. #168, one that Cade wrote on the 13th January 2021, but only sent yesterday. He explained his reason for the delay, butt I shall not divulge it here…
*’Cos it’s no one’s fuckin’ bidness, butt his own, Clicky…*
… Four missives from the Okie Text US Devil have been posted at the LoL in meantime, however…
… Doo go take a look. Or not. As always, Dear Reader, that decision is entirely up to you. Now here is Cade’s lacuna missive.
Greetings fellow humans, humanoids, and other assorted entities residing in gravity. My name is Cade F.O.N Apollyon, and I would like to welcome you to this edition of “Missive From ‘Merica”. My co-hosts are RooBeeDoo, her assistant Clicky, and by the time you read this they have likely formatted and polished this particular writing of mine to a high shine.
You should know from the start here that I have made a decision to take the writing in a different direction today, as it would appear that some consider my writing as terse. Acerbic. Vulgar. Dirty. Offensive. Racist. Misogynistic. Disrespectful. Blasphemous. Too forward or too direct. Too cluttered, disorganized and sloppy. Too happy-go-lucky and freewheeling. Too loosey-goosey with the rules. Too non-standard, abstract and misty. Too vague. Too distant and nonsensical and even pointless. Too…
For your own personal peace of mind, I would like to remedy this. All of it.
With that in mind, I, today, shall take my first baby-steps into a new world. No longer shall I endeavor to write in such a way as to inspire you to think with your own mind and leave you with your own thoughts to make your own decisions; I shall now strive to dictate your thoughts and your thinking for you. I will strive to find all your answers for you, and then deliver them to you. I shall strive to add my own voice to that of the echo chamber. I shall join the resonant drone so as to add more power to the socially acceptable mantra(s). Perhaps my finally joining the throng will be the straw that breaks the camel’s back, and this whole mess will, finally, and completely, self-destruct.
Thank you for putting me on the path. Thank you for showing me the light. Thank you for saving me from myself for your own benefit.
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Last night’s dream was terrible. I could get nothing right. Everything I did was wrong: was clumsy, was awkward, everything I touched ended in complete disaster. The worst part about the dream though? I remembered it when I awoke. I already get everything wrong in my waking life. ‘Tis a shame that I am now getting it wrong in my dreams.
No stranger to dreams here. Dreams are a regular part of my life, dreaming is a regular and frequent occurrence, and they are always strange in that they always seem to be completely detached from reality. There are very real things in them sure, but they always, I mean always, take a strange turn that is so completely unexpected that the reality within the dream is shattered.
I have been dreaming every night, without fail, ever since around July/August of 2019. The thing is, I’ve started to not remember my dreams very much, which is highly unusual for me personally.
Alas, I must bail out of this section. I must digress and write something else.
I was going to regale you, the reader, with the all of the details and specifics of last night’s dream, but I have completely lost my nerve. My shyness has kicked in, self-preservation mode has been activated, I’ve lost my train of thought, and I’m far too fearful at this point to share my dream with you for fear of being thought of as a complete freak. My courage has left me.
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Should dance be considered a martial art? Strange question, but I must ask it. It would help some if you, the reader, has an understanding of what a martial art is.
Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practiced for a number of reasons such as self-defense; military and law enforcement applications; competition; physical, mental, and spiritual development; entertainment; and the preservation of a nation’s intangible cultural heritage.
Disarming. Dance, dances and dancing are disarming. There are a great many people, in the world, right now, doing dances, in order to disarm people. Making an effort to get the masses to drop their guard or lower their weapons. Molding the hearts and minds of individuals, in the moment, so as to get them to behave in a way that is more conducive to that which suits the dancer’s purpose. And that is the purpose of the dance: to focus a certain specific energy in a certain specific direction.
Typically, I’d think a dancer would want anyone watching to be pleased. Sure, the dancer wants to express themselves, and dance is the art form they’ve chosen as a medium for this expression, but they are going to want others to like their efforts. They are going to want to be accepted and garner approval from others. They are going to want to know that their time in learning to dance has been well spent. The audience has fallen under your spell, and will now behave according to your wishes.
With that, I must question that which is a martial art, which is typically not considered a martial art. Question those things that allow an individual to command and control a situation. Why? I’ve began to ponder the idea that if dance can be considered a martial art, so too can theatre. So now I must question the nature of theatre. I must question my preconceived notions about what is and is not theatre.
Is a street performance to be construed as theatre? Is a public gathering to be considered a street performance?
Is a riot to be considered a street performance?
Is giving a briefing outside of 10 Downing Street to be considered a street performance?
Is “a mass shooting” to be considered a street performance?
Is a reporter reporting from the site of some event to be considered a street performance?
Is all of that theatre? Is any of it?
Is the point of theatre to titillate, excite and entertain? To rouse and/or stir emotion(s) in their audience? Furthermore, is it the point of the theatre company and players to swing these emotions for their own benefit? What does the audience get in return, and do they get their money’s worth?
Is that what this is all about? Money?
Oh my, that does not look like writing that is going to please an audience. I am putting entirely too much pressure on the reader’s shoulders. I should be giving answers instead of asking questions.
Pardon me whilst I digress to a something that maybe I can hold a thought on.
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Not being fond of being told what to do, there are only two possibilities…
Uno: The person telling me what to do knows how to do what they want done, but they see the task as beneath them and they have better things to do anyway, so they farm the work out.
Dos: The person telling me what to do does not know how to do what they want done, so they farm the work out to someone else in the hopes that this other individual can figure it out.
If número uno is the case, and the person you unload the work on does not yet know how to accomplish the task, I have to consider exclusivity and mentoring factors. Does the assignor assist in the task? Or are they throwing the assignee to the wolves.
If número dos is the case, and the person you unload the work on does not yet know how to accomplish the task, you now have not one person who doesn’t know how to do a something, but two. I have to think about how many more “non knowing” individuals may be drawn into this endeavor in order to complete the task.
What I am thinking about here is the nature of enterprise. What lifts up, and what pushes down? And I must, must, consider time.
If someone assigns me the task of completing and proving the GUT (Grand Unified Theory), is it a something that can actually be done? Are we humans actually capable of both understanding and explaining the Universe in its totality?
Or is this just a time sinkhole meant to keep me occupied whilst others go off and do their own thing? A distraction in which the assignors have no real investment in the dangerous aspects seeing as how I am the one who will fail, hence all blame will rest upon my shoulders. I am inept, not the theory.
To be completely truthful, I, most of the time, do not have a problem with being told what to do. In fact, I tend to operate best in environments where I am told what to do. If I have to be self-reliant in dreaming up work for myself, I am most certainly going to be out in the fringes working on abstract things that others are likely to deem to far too distant to be relevant within the current time-frame. Leave me to my own devices, and the realms of the negligible is where you’ll find me. Splashing along the shoreline in the waters upon the far shores. The long odds. The impossible. The unknowable.
In order to be understood, I want, and perhaps need, another to tell me what to do.
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We are only just now starting to see a lot of things in our world. Things that have existed for very long times, we perhaps have heard of them, but they so stretched the imagination that we could not comprehend that such things were possible. As such, we relegate these thing to the world(s) of myth and legend. Fantasy. Tall tales. Some real something that has been so embellished upon that it doesn’t actually exist, and certainly is not as advertised.
Not so anymore.
We can fire up our own personal communication devices of all kinds, and know almost instantly what is transpiring anywhere in the world. We can also know things that are happening in our solar system, in our galaxy, and even around the Universe. Perhaps not so timely with those last three, but we can certainly know more, and quicker, than at any point in our known history. We can be told, by others, what is going on, where, and maybe even why this something is happening.
I wonder sometimes how well you yourself interpolate information. Not interpret – interpolate. Although the two do share some concepts, there is a difference between the two. Alas, because of my new paradigm, I can no longer provide links to definitions for your consideration. I guess I am, again, gonna have to digress, and you’re just gonna have to do all the legwork yourself if you wanna figure out where I was going with all of this.
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With everyone being sick and tired of lockdown, one thing that it has achieved, which most may not think about, is that transmission by hand has almost certainly been curtailed. And I’m not talking about transmission of disease(s) by hand either, I’m talking about the transmission of data and information by hand.
Perhaps give a few short moments to consider the last time you saw anything at all via the press about any “terrorist” anything.
This is supposedly how most terrorist groups transfer their information…by hand. Circumvents all those electronic snoopers that have gotten so damn good at monitoring anything and everything. I’d imagine that lockdown has made any “terrorist” organization(s) have to rethink their information channels and adapt. And this lockdown has likely also changed the dynamics of leakers and how they operate. You may be able to still grab sensitive or classified info, but getting the info elsewhere on some physical media just got really difficult.
I’m sure lockdown has had the effect of giving surveillance networks some really unique insight as to how data moves/is moving when they have more or less of a monopoly on the information channels.
I just started to re-read that section and have noticed that I am, yet again, slipping right back into my old writing style. Putting that comfortable clothing on. Returning to my natural ragamuffin state.
Learning to express yourself in a way that is pleasing to others is rough.
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Sick … and tired … of lockdown. The cure is the sickness.
I will be seeing you around.
Have a Song, Dear Reader… 😉
Good news, Dear Reader 😀 I have finally, finally finished and submitted my story for Underdog Anthology XIV…
*Something like that, Clicky…*
… I still have to find a dead poet’s poem to mutilate for the Afterword, but Leggy is hoping to publish the new volume in the next week or so, and I will then post ‘Walk I, With You’ for you here at the LoL…
*Yeah, I used an image from the story for that tweet…*
…Right now, however, we have a new missive from Cade Fon Apollyon, the Okie Text Us Devil, on the subject of synchronicity/synchromysticism. If you have any interest in the subject whatsoever, it’s not to be missed. And even if you don’t, it’s a bloody good read anyway.
Scroll on, Dear Reader, scroll on…
… And enjoy! ❤
Captain….CAPTAIN, Jack Sparrow.
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Did you know that, according to Google Translate, “tur” is German for “door”?
Did you know that “TUR” is the NASDAQ ticker for some fund based on Turkish equities?
Welp...now you know.
Open some doors.
A holy crusade should be started. A holy crusade to eliminate all evildoers on the entire planet. That way, when all evildoers are dead, only the good will remain. So, if I survive these purges, that means I too, am good.
Well, there will still be murderers left because the good who killed all the bad are still alive. And I guess there will still be thieves because the murderers took something that did not belong to them. And there will be liars because all of this murder and theft was predicated upon there being no more evildoers left in the world.
We're right back to where we started.
Hrm… maybe it would be best to skip all those shenanigans and just leave things more or less as they are?
This time a year ago (April 2020/when the lockdown started) oil dropped to $11.26 per bbl and gasoline prices fell through the floor. Now, it’s back up to over $60 per bbl, and it’s being projected that by summer/fall of 2021, oil will be up to around $80 per bbl. Oil hasn’t been over $80 per bbl since October of 2014.
Hrm…relying on nCoV-2019 vaccinations, to rally demand for oil. I wonder what other types of things those in the market are relying upon nCoV-2019 vaccinations to rally. Further have to wonder if people aren’t getting vaccinated, does that mean the rallies aren’t gonna happen? I wonder if rich people/powerful people get rowdy when they want they want a rally to happen, but it doesn’t. Do they riot, and if so, how and where do they riot/tear shit up?
The concept of teaching Synchronicity is an interesting one. Teach people how to recognize and observe the phenomena. My experience has been that Synchronicity cannot be taught. If you start pointing weird shit out, people are initially going to query you as to how you saw such a small and insignificant event. Over time, they will start to look at you really fucking strangely.
They may go so far as to accuse you of being the engine that is driving this phenomenon because it only seems to happen when you are around. Or at least, you are the only one that seems to be able to see this stuff, no one else seems to catch it, although yes, once you point it out, they see it too. Maybe at this point it’s important to point out that “seeing” (to me anyway) is one of the more overrated parts of the experience. It may sometimes be a smell, or a sound, or a feeling, or even an aggregate of sensory input that generates a deja vu type of vibe, except with synchronicities the feeling is more like you’re experiencing something that has already happened in the future rather than re-experiencing a something that has happened in the past.
I’m getting off-track…lemme get back on topic. It is likely possible to teach one to recognize Synchronicity, but I’d think an interest on the part of the learner is gonna be necessary.
Seriously…who in the hell wants to be an observer?
A: Fucking no one.
You don’t wanna be in the stands, you wanna be on the field, be in the game. You wanna be making things happen, not be at the whims of chance and just standing their helpless as events unfold because of those who are actually participating and driving things.
Glory. Glory!!! BUCKETLOADS OF GLORY!!!
You want it. You want them.
This is really just me vocalizing my ineptitude at figuring out how one teaches another to be a good observer. How to develop your communication skills so as to be able to be accurate in expressing yourself and relating events to 3rd parties. But to be honest, when it comes to synchronicity, anyone who seeks you out for help is likely to already be either a novice or perhaps even intermediate due to the nature of synchronicity. You were just minding your business one day, and suddenly, the Universe grabbed you by the nape of the neck and chunked your sorry ass into the deep end, and that was the first and last time you could ever be qualified as a “beginner”. Its all uphill from there, and chances are you possess tools you didn’t even know you had before this journey even started.
It is with all that in mind that I reiterate…the concept of teaching Synchronicity is an interesting one. Maybe its not about teaching as much as it is about learning. Maybe even sharing. Maybe there’s an equality type of trait nested within where the teacher and student hats are always and forever interchangeable. There are no masters, there is only mastery.
Some people are probably gonna REALLY dislike such a concept.
No room for advancement.
No way to become a name.
No way to become a face.
What does your face look like anyway?
DATABASE FOR HUMAN TRAINING a glimpse into the databases used by artificial intelligence-Animated Gifs
Hey…you’ve always wanted to get to know people. That must also mean you want people to get to know you. Welp, they are. Problem is, there may not be a whole lotta reciprocation going on.
They, know you. You, are not them.
You may have to suspend disbelief if you listen to this next song.
Just hang in there...you will reach the “wtf?!?” part soon enough.
SO! For those who journeyed into that video, and stuck with it long enough to reach the “wtf?!?” moment, lets us see some of the more or less boring mechanics of how some sweet little soft-spoken pixie learns to summon and master the dark vocal forces of hell.
Is that misogynist of me? Sexist? Referring to a person who I do not know nor have any sort of relationship with as “a sweet little soft-spoken pixie”? To be fair, she was/is singing to me. Or at me.
Prolly not that much different than anything else. You want to learn to do something, you see how others do it, then you practice, practice, practice.
I admit that when I watched that Jinjer/Pisces video, I did not believe what I was hearing. The video is supposedly live, but if you are as old as I am and have been around the musical block a few times, you learn that a “live” recording is…well, not necessarily as “live” as they say it is. Most of the time a “live” recording has been sent back to the engineers for cleanup, and many of the nuances of a live performance have been removed. Also need to point out that electronic vocal processing has reached the point to where there is virtually nothing that one cannot do digitally. So I had to ask myself…
”Wait, let’s say that they are heaping a shitload of vocal processing on her voice in order to make her sound like a man. Is that really any different than some pop diva using autotune, so that she never hits any sour notes? Or even putting a reverb or delay or EQ or compression or some other effect on a more or less clean voice?”
I used to sometimes run my own voice straight into a distortion pedal to get my voice to sound like I wanted. Yep, plugged the microphone directly into a distortion pedal made for guitar. Lolz (true story) Screaming is hard on the voice. Talk to any USMC drill instructor, and chances are their voice sounds like rocks in a woodchipper from all of that screaming.
With all this in mind, I went back and watched the Jinjer/Pisces video again, and I watched nothing but her lips and her throat, and tried to keep her posture in my periphery so I could see what her diaphragm was doing. I also tried to listen for any hints of more or less “female” sounding tones embedded within the signal I was hearing. I heard some. Also, the video angles and cuts are as such that it is damn rough to look for those tiny accentuations in the face and neck which reveal connections to certain tones. I still doubt as to whether she is actually producing these sounds.
So let’s do this…lets see if we can find a something where they are live live…like on-stage live at a concert, and see if it still looks disconnected.
FUCK!!! She’s now got a goddamn huge neck tattoo obscuring everything!!!
That certainly doesn’t help seeing whether or not veins are popping out in her neck, nor does it make it easy to see what the larynx is doing. So now I have to go back and listen to both the studio live and concert live versions, bounce back and forth and see just how similar the screamed/growled parts are. They do sound similar, but not in a Milli Vanilli/lipsyncing kind of way as much of a “how does the vocal tones of the live studio version sound so damn close to the on-stage live version?” kind of way. Are we learning to learn how to learn about strange coincidences yet?
Fuck this…let,s get the straight dope right out of the growler’s mouth.
Formed a new band last week.
Avant Garde Fart Cracklings
Our first album “Crispy Burnt Leftovers In The Bottom Of The Pan” should drop soon. Which reminds me…
if Sulfur smelled like apple blossoms, would farts be more popular?
Do you prefer to know the secret behind the magician’s tricks, or are you just here for the magic? Or both?
It is nice to be able to control others. Especially to control the magician.
The fog days of summer are rapidly approaching.
Frog days of summer...that is.
Ever since this “Q” or “QAnon” stuff has fallen on its face and its followers have gotten all grumpy and discombobulated, it has been quite amazing to see just how quickly the “Disclosure” peeps have also turned on their own masters.
Which reminds me, I watched a documentary the other day called “Alien Reptilian Legacy”.
I’m not exactly big on pointing out certain physical features nor making derogatory type comparisons, but holy FUCK! As soon as David Icke appeared, I was like…”damn, that dude appears to be physically turning into the very thing that he hates…a Reptilian.” Besides that, the documentary was pretty fucking boring tho. Not to mention that the whole Reptilian thing is muddy as fuck since some seem to think that the Reptilians are the good guys, Greys are the bad guys, and others think the opposite. (Greys = Good, Reptilians = Bad) Um…I’ve never seen a Reptilian. Nor a Grey. Nor any other fucking extraterrestrial as far as that goes. Seen some goddamn freaky-assed human weirdos come out of the Ufology community, but never seen an alien. Cept via the wizardry of books, film and television. Which reminds me, its been a while since I checked to see how many alien species are now said to reside on Earth/Terra. I think last time I checked, there was around 78 different aliens visiting from 78 different planets. Lets see if any new aliens have landed.
Fucking hell…that list sucks balls.
That’s from over three years ago, and it don’t help me much.
That’s more along the lines of what I’m looking for in that it’s timely, but that’s just projections from a more or less legit entity in the scientific community (SETI). I need an updated list of the honest-to-God extraterrestrial beings that are currently hanging their space hats on Earth.
GAH!!! That’s more capitalist wet market bullshit. I need aliens with space ships and phasers and warp drives and cloaking devices and chicks with three tits and other assorted technological advances.
Black, Grey and Watch Lists of alien species in the Czech Republic based on environmental impacts and management strategy
More markets? Blacks and Greys?
If anything, that list is missing aliens.
I cannot read much of that article because it is behind a paywall. Which, hey…remember at carnivals where a certain amount of money would get you inside of the tent, but if you wanted to keep going to the various shows inside, you had to pay additional? They tempt you with all those banners, but the truth is that the fee to get in the door is only one fee of many. You then get shown the exit, your funds are depleted, and you’re not exactly sure what in the fuck just happened nor what you actually got for your cash.
I got yet another question for you to chew on…
Q: Where do the disaffected go?
A: ?? ( o ) ( o ) ??
They’ve rebelled, gone their own way, found their own path…but are they welcomed back and nestled into the bosom of mamma’s embrace when everything collapses? Make no mistake, “they” want you as part of their team. They’ll split, divide and set you assunder via any and all means in order to get you into the fold. Build a something up, and tear it right the fuck back down so you have nowhere else to go. Has an air of demonstrating and reinforcing who the rightful owners are…eh? Have any idea what I’m talking about here?
Q: Who owns the Universe and everything in it?
A: ? ó¿ó ?
You’re on your own in answering this one. Maybe if you weren’t fighting like hell to get these fuckers on a pedestal, you wouldn’t find yourself fighting like hell to get them off.
Get them off…the pedestal. Not like get them off get them off. Although…you are getting off getting them on, and, getting off getting them off.
Sounds like you are getting the better end of the deal.
Lets us take a spin around The Synchrosphere, yeah? Been a long time since I’ve done that, so lets see if we can see what the synchromystics/synchronauts are up to.
NOTE: Just because you aren’t one of the popular kids in the popular cliques doesn’t make what you do any less important. There are likely metric-mega-fucktons of people out there doing their thing who have no idea that “The Synchrosphere” is even a thing. They just keep on chugging, keep digging, keep learning, irrespective of what the cool kids are doing. Many of them prolly aren’t trying to carve out their own niche either. Just slogging through the craziness and trying to figure out what they are doing right and what they are doing wrong.
Lemme break out of that “note” and give a coupla examples of what I mean.
Now, I’ve seen a lot of stuff like that over time. They seem to be under the impression that they are completely alone, the only source of “truth”, and all this stuff they are seeing is driving them bonkers because they are shouting into the void and no one seems to be heeding their warnings. But at the same time, this individual does appear to be trying prove something, as well as trying to carve out their own niche because they seem to think that getting “Twitter Verified” will make everything they say and do OK. Validation by the very system(s) they seem to be at odds with, will, I guess, make their predictions more mostest trueerist of all because the message is getting out to millions instead of just a few hundred and people are actually listening! Or something. Maybe its a matter of money. Getting paid to do what you do is a helluva validation in our world and times.
The Moose, or BuckoTheMoose. I cannot speak for them, but I would imagine they would almost assuredly NOT consider themselves a Synchronaut. It’s probable he doesn’t even know what in the hell Synchromysticism even is (not that anyone else does either…heh). Hell, they could be the high priest of synchronicity for all I know.
I do kinda know “The Moose”, however. He’s a cool cat, but also very outspoken/pulls no punches. I’ve never really spoken with him about anything “spiritual”, nor have I seen him mention anything along the lines of more mainstream types of spiritual stuff. He appears to like cars, good beer, good cigars, is laid back, astute, has a great sense of humor, so yeah I guess he’s all about spiritual stuff. Just maybe not the same spiritual virtue signaling type bullshit that the herd considers to be spiritual. You know, spiritual virtue signaling…
- like getting all dressed up in your religious uniform(s);
- going to virtue display barn (church or maybe a political rally);
- join in enthusiastically with the virtue signaling chants;
- nod approvingly (but otherwise keep your piehole shut) as the messages from on high are delivered;
- fall on your face and cry and wail for acceptance by the pure and holy;
- maybe even get to rub palms with a few of the elite…
you know, virtue signaling.
The Moose may not be your typical Synchronaut, but they’re a cog in the wheel. Not only that, they are their own wheel. A voice. Their voice. To exclude them would be tragic.
OK!!! So, enough of trying to figure out the synchronistic forces and dynamics at work on our planet, and lets off to see what the big guns are up to.
Up first is…
Yes, that’s right…the Synchromysticism Forums are BACK!!!
I admit that I’ve known for some time that these forums were there, but I further admit I’ve not given it much of a look. It appears that only one person posts there (Peg from the old whatchacallit forums), and a lot of it appears to be only reposts of news stories…all of which are separated by the same ad over and over where someone is plugging “astrological mini-readings” for $50 via cellphone text message. The forums layout is confusing, the giant pictures in the Table of Contents make no sense, and the whole place seems to be more about “Q” and “Truthers” than they seem to be about Synchronicity and/or Synchromysticism.
Now, is it possible that the one person who is making all the posts over there is actually a community account shared by several people? Sure. Maybe they’ve decided to take a 4Chan type approach to administration in order to bundle everything under a single moniker, so that the reader has no idea who is posting what. But even if that is so, as of the time of this writing, the forums only has 1046 posts in 575 topics, and there are only 11 registered members.
Not gonna be much discussion going on with only 11 registered members when only one of those registered users appears to speak. The forum layout also seems to be structured in such a way to discourage discourse. Topics are WAY to detailed and specific, there’s no readily apparent and coherent parent-child type of inheritance, and I assume the thought process here was to make moderation easier by putting all of the burden of staying on-topic on the posters.
Don't stay on topic? BANNED!!! Simple.
Very authoritarian, hopelessly rigid and completely counter-intuitive to the erratic and unpredictable nature of Synchronicity. I can only assume that the goal is to amass useful and usable information. Actionable lists of worthwhile data.
Oh well, it’s their forums, they can do whatever they please with them. As to the Evergreen Consulting/Jen Psaki thing, controlling the shipping lanes and intercepting freight is how you make money in the datastreams. Just gotta add your own node to the existing infrastructure(s).
Let’s move on to…
Spirals are syncy in my own sphere(s) as of late. This post is kinda interesting because only yesterday I crossed paths with that image above, and there’s been lots of holes and sinkhole types of things appearing on my radar. But what I’ve been mainly thinking about is a particular axis/view that is usually required to identify a spiral. Take for example the rifling within a barrel of a firearm/gun. You really need to be able to look up/down the barrel in order to best see the twist of the rifling. From the side you get more of a sine wave type of impression. But in the case of say a spiral galaxy, a side view will give the impression that there is no spiral at all. Just a cloudy more or less flat blob of a murky mess with maybe some wedge-shaped properties.
Kinda weird how the up/down of the z-axis changes based upon observer perspective in those two instances. Whatever this weird “edge” is I keep seeing tho? I can’t quite put my finger on it. I cannot tell if it’s a reset type thing where the reset somehow carries conditional types of properties over in order to exist in two places at the same time, or if there is simply a dimension that I’m missing. Perhaps there is always an inverse to the more forward types of dimensions so as to preserve information when one reaches the edge where dimensions cease to exist.
EX: The edge of the Universe.
Maybe I’m thinking too much in the micro scale and thinking too much about shrinkage instead of expansion and/or macro scale(s). Maybe the dimensions do not shrink when one reaches the edge. Maybe they expand. Maybe they both expand and shrink. Whatever it is, the typical 3/4/5/8+ types of dimensions that create our reality seem to become incoherent as a specific and succinct set. Perhaps the existence of an inverse carries an accurate enough stack of data in such a way that matter which becomes corrupt in our Universe/reality can and will remanifest itself elsewhere, all while giving the appearance of existing in two places simultaneously. Spooky action kinds of stuff that is not easily identified as such. We are, afterall, talking about more or less zero-times between extraordinarily remote/distant objects.
I can't quite put my finger on it.
Let us off to downunderland where their fall is just getting cranked up in anticipation of winter…
Brizdaz can always be counted on for having some interesting shiz, and today is no different. Looks like there’s some Synchronistic learnin’ going on there, and even tho I wrote the top bits of this post several days ago, its still kinda weird to see the connections. But hell, who am kidding. Synchronicity is nothing new, and the concept itself has likely been around since long before Jung got his hands on it. So…
Q: Where is the new?
A: Right here.
Me, you, him, her, it, they, them, us…all of this shit may be as old as dirt, but it’s new as fuck to us.
Looks like Rune Soup has a new podcast series type thingie or something…
Those vids are about an hour each so I’ll prolly forgo for the time being. Prolly won’t watch them later either because I’m lazy af.
Which reminds me…a certain someone who I shall not name (RooBeeDoo) noticed recently that a someone who hasn’t posted a blog post in a very long time had a new post up. Let’s saunter over there.
SynchoMiss has posted on her blog for the first time in like 4 years…
I have no idea where she’s been. Actually, that’s not true because I bumped into her on Twitter several years ago and I guess she’s kinda more active there.
I have no idea who she is.
Actually, that’s true. I have no idea who any of these fucking weirdos are. Just a buncha freaks being weird and doing strange stuff. Like…writing. And like I guess…reading. And then like…writing some more (all of which are pretty damn strange).
Aight…enough of that shit. It’s not that I don’t like cruising around and checking out people’s blogs, because I do. I almost never view any blogs anymore. Not UnderdogBitesUpwards, nor Frank Davis, nor Merovee Frank and not even Miss Ivannah The Topless Psychic.
heh heh heh heh heh heh
Anyway, yeah I like reading people’s blogs, just have completely lost the heart to do it. I don’t drop in with an encouraging hi, nor howdy, nor keep going, nor kiss my ass, nor fuck off and die…nothing. Nada. My heart just ain’t in it currently.
/queue sad music
Me me me me me em mem mememememememememememememe
Yeah, this post is already 9 pages long and I should likely get it over to Roob before Doomsday gets here.
We’ve got 800 fucking billion forms of communication available to us on this planet, and not a single motherfucker on this entire rock seems to be able to figure out how to communicate with one another.
Am currently suffering from a wicked case of flabbergastritis.
Perhaps I should go.
(no pun intended)
*Good idea, Clicky…*