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Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« on: November 30, 2022, 11:50:02 PM »

Wondering what users think
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2022, 11:58:40 PM »

Alanland is preferable to MMMland.
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2022, 01:41:58 AM »

It should and it shouldnít
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2022, 03:55:18 AM »

I've considered it before, but I think the joke has truly run its course by this point. Alanland is only fun when everyone goes into it with a philosophy of "yes, and..." that builds onto the previous lore without contradicting it. Toward the end there it seemed like people just wanted to repeat bits of it without adding anything new, or trying to railroad through their preferred version of it rather than collaborating on expanding the lore. That made it no longer funny, just kind of tiresome.

The Goncharov meme recently circulating elsewhere on the internet is fairly similar in spirit to early Alanland.

Every once in a while, if I come up with a ridiculous piece of Alanland lore, I just throw it onto Quindaropedia to see if anyone notices.
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2022, 07:53:42 AM »

No, like Scott said, the first bit is funny, but after about 10-15 pages, it gets really stale with only the occasional truly funny post. I feel that very little would be contributed to Alanland if it were unlocked.

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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2022, 08:03:18 AM »

The whole insurrection attempt (of Alanland, not real life!) really ruined the fun of the thread.
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2022, 12:25:05 PM »

"No" votes outnumber "Yes", 6-5

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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2022, 12:35:26 PM »

"No" votes outnumber "Yes", 6-5

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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2022, 12:48:06 PM »

I think part of the charm of Alanland lore is that the thread isn't open. Or that it sometimes is open with Scott wills it.
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2022, 01:29:06 PM »

It was turning into a slow chat thread, especially the second time around.

It's better when people built on the lore or asked questions. Or posted goats.
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #10 on: December 01, 2022, 01:54:29 PM »

It was turning into a slow chat thread, especially the second time around.

It's better when people built on the lore or asked questions. Or posted goats.
I tried building lore in the thread.
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #11 on: December 01, 2022, 02:12:46 PM »

It was turning into a slow chat thread, especially the second time around.

It's better when people built on the lore or asked questions. Or posted goats.
I tried building lore in the thread.

No, you were trying to force through your election as Grand Alan. That got really fucking tiresome to deal with and wasn't actually funny.
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #12 on: December 01, 2022, 03:25:49 PM »

I may consider in the future getting a fandom account and collecting all the scattered different Alanland jokes that added to the lore from around the forum in one place on Quindaropedia (I have made some edits to certain articles as a guest, but guests cannot create new articles there). I am in favor of unlocking the thread, but I don't think now is the time.

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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #13 on: December 01, 2022, 03:58:59 PM »

It should only be unlocked to have history articles posted to it, then it should be quickly locked again.
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #14 on: December 01, 2022, 04:11:55 PM »

It was turning into a slow chat thread, especially the second time around.

It's better when people built on the lore or asked questions. Or posted goats.
I tried building lore in the thread.

No, you were trying to force through your election as Grand Alan. That got really fucking tiresome to deal with and wasn't actually funny.
The Grand Alan election and failure is part of Alanland Lore. My pathetic attempt was proof of the power of the Alan.
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #15 on: December 01, 2022, 04:30:12 PM »

It was turning into a slow chat thread, especially the second time around.

It's better when people built on the lore or asked questions. Or posted goats.
I tried building lore in the thread.

No, you were trying to force through your election as Grand Alan. That got really fucking tiresome to deal with and wasn't actually funny.
The Grand Alan election and failure is part of Alanland Lore. My pathetic attempt was proof of the power of the Alan.

Your election campaign was the Dragon Ball GT of Alanland lore.
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #16 on: December 01, 2022, 04:32:11 PM »

I'm actually running again for Grand Alan next year so look out
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #17 on: December 01, 2022, 04:44:39 PM »

I'm actually running again for Grand Alan next year so look out

You don't run for Grand Alan.  The Grand Alan runs for you.
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #18 on: December 01, 2022, 04:48:49 PM »

I'm actually running again for Grand Alan next year so look out

I'm still waiting to see what you do with your username when you turn 20.
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #19 on: December 01, 2022, 04:50:44 PM »

I'm actually running again for Grand Alan next year so look out

I'm still waiting to see what you do with your username when you turn 20.

Alangoatman is such an obvious answer that Iím surprised one of the mods hasnít done it already.
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #20 on: December 01, 2022, 04:53:01 PM »

I'm actually running again for Grand Alan next year so look out

I'm still waiting to see what you do with your username when you turn 20.
age 20 was a mythical far off land when I created this account at 13 lol
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #21 on: December 01, 2022, 05:12:52 PM »

I'm actually running again for Grand Alan next year so look out

This ensures that we will not unlock the thread again.
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #22 on: December 01, 2022, 07:18:26 PM »

I'm actually running again for Grand Alan next year so look out

This ensures that we will not unlock the thread again.
If the thread gets unlocked I'm suspending my campaign. The whole campaign is about unlocking that sub, so if it gets unlocked, I have no reason to continue my campaign.
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #23 on: December 01, 2022, 07:27:30 PM »

Yes is winning 10-9 as of now.
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Re: Should the Alanland thread be unlocked?
« Reply #24 on: December 01, 2022, 07:28:42 PM »

I voted for and against it.
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