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Decipher Zero

Discussion in 'Question & Answer' started by Negative Zero, Feb 12, 2018.

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Should I reply in haiku?

  1. Why would you do that?

  2. Haikus are cool, go for it!

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  1. Negative Zero

    Negative Zero The most positive negative number you know!

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    Decipher Zero
    by asking lots of questions
    and getting answers.

    Go ahead and ask,
    I shall answer your queries,
    whatever they are.

    I'm an open book.
    Nothing will be off-limits.
    Well, almost nothing.

    But it's been a while.
    Gotta get this thing moving.
    I'll start us off here:

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~​

    I don't feel metal.
    Steel is strong, reliable.
    I have a new type.

    Lately I'm a ghost.
    Like I'm part of the undead.
    I barely exist.

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~​

    Who's asking these things?
    Oh wait, this one is on me.
    I'm flattered, so here:

    I got hurt and sick,
    the details are unpleasant,
    but it was severe.

    I got close to death,
    hospitalized a few times.
    I'm getting better.

    It is a journey,
    but I'm 90% good.
    Better than zero.

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~​

    Well sometimes I won't. I guess it just all depends. Do you think I should?

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~​
     
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  2. Owly

    Owly Her Majesty, David Bowie

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    ~ What inspired the name Negative Zero?

    ~ What inspired the fascination with hiakus?

    ~ How good are you at cracking codes?

    (first post!)
     
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  3. Laserdragon14

    Laserdragon14 Team Azure Dragon Maverick Hunter

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  4. Eclipse

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    oh my gooooooooooooooooooood

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    :: Do you enjoy sudoku?

    :: Is this post just a...
     
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  5. jeevan261001

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    Have you ever wrote -0 in a maths test before?
     
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  6. Negative Zero

    Negative Zero The most positive negative number you know!

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    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~

    This is a name change.
    Formerly “Zero Sifr”
    (Hence the “de-cipher”)

    When I was weaker,
    I was obsessed with my loss.
    Me, minus something.

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~

    It was a challenge.
    Over-the-phone tech support
    used to be my job.

    “I bet you can’t do
    Iambic pentameter
    while taking these calls!”

    “Oh, you think that’s hard?
    I do that in my sleep-talk.
    How about haiku?”

    And here’s something else...
    Have you played Borderlands 2?
    Here, follow these links.

    "Assassinated / What a satisfying word / With five syllables."

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~

    I am pretty good.
    I tried a neat android game
    “The Guides Axiom”

    It’s about that stuff.
    Cryptography, e-t-c.
    My hidden talent

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~​

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~

    I stared with X,
    and I still think it’s the best.
    The first five, at least.

    Zero is great too,
    though it is SO FREAKING HARD!
    Save states are needed.

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~

    I haven’t heard yet!
    I’m not a fan of Classic,
    but I’ll check it out.

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~

    I would want healing.
    Physical, emotional
    or spiritual.

    Do I heal myself?
    Can I only heal others?
    Either way is fine.

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~​

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~

    I hate to admit,
    I’ve not even heard of it.
    But I’ll check it out.

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~

    I really just don’t.
    It’s not my preferred puzzle.
    I prefer crosswords.

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~

    You don’t disappoint.
    My brother, my nemesis.
    This is our thing.

    Or we could try to do pentameter.
    Which honestly I think is pretty hard.

    But please, let’s not do limerick.
    That’s honestly not a good shtick.
    It’s not just the rhyme,
    I do that all the time.
    The rhythm just makes me so sick.

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~​

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~

    To be honest, no.
    I only thought of this name
    six-ish months ago.

    And my last math class
    I think was two years ago.
    Haven't had the chance.

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~​
     
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  7. Vigilance

    Vigilance Chosen One

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    I'm waiting for the day your Q&A thread gets heavily raided.

    - How does it feel being this week's featured thread?
    - How many replies do you think this thread will be at by the end of the week?
     
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  8. Negative Zero

    Negative Zero The most positive negative number you know!

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    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~

    Wait, it really is?
    Excuse me while I check.
    I will be right back.

    Oh wow, that's awesome!
    It's so cool to get focus,
    T'will be so much fun!

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~

    I really don't know.
    Less than 100,000,
    but more than zero.

    Before this week's end
    I will start to think haiku.
    And it's all your fault!

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~​
     
  9. Cherry3Fairy

    Cherry3Fairy I'm a good person.

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    How good are you at finding rhyming words quickly?
     
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  10. Negative Zero

    Negative Zero The most positive negative number you know!

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    Not that good at all.
    That limerick for Eclipse,
    I looked up a rhyme.

    Trying to rhyme "ick"
    I could only think of "sick".
    It's not my forte.​
     
  11. Eclipse

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    Pentameter, eh?
    'Twould seem rather int'resting,
    Yet not quite haiku.

    I agree, no limericks.
    They're far too corny for us.
     
  12. Cherry3Fairy

    Cherry3Fairy I'm a good person.

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  13. Pokémist

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    Do you like dancing?

    Do you like going on walks?

    Do you really like haikus?
     
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  14. Gwoomy

    Gwoomy french goo

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  15. Negative Zero

    Negative Zero The most positive negative number you know!

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    I like all of them.
    But to choose my number-one,
    PB and chocolate.

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~​

    I'm good with salsa,
    as well as some waltz and swing;
    but not club dancing.

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~

    I do like walking,
    that used to be a problem,
    back when I was sick.

    I could go 5 min
    until I was exhausted
    or I just collapsed.

    But now I'm better!
    I can walk for a mile.
    (then I need a break)

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~

    No, haikus are pain!
    Wait, the opposite of that.
    I just love this thing!

    (Those questions you asked:
    I counted their syllables
    Five, seven... seven?)

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~​

    I like normal forme
    of the first two you mentioned.
    But Vivillon, hmm...

    Before I started
    Ultra Sun for the first time
    I changed my region.

    I like sun pattern,
    but I'm stuck American,
    so I'm limited.

    Archipelago?
    High plains, polar, or ocean?
    Maybe just modern.

    I forget which one,
    But I think I chose ocean,
    which fits <Hawai'i/Alola>.

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~

    Arceus is great
    it is very well designed
    for a supreme god.

    I hate Sigilyph,
    and also Barbaracle.
    Seriously? What?

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~

    I like overcast
    When the sun illuminates
    through the thinner clouds.

    Web of light and dark,
    no single point of shining,
    I have no shadow.

    ~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~​
     
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  16. Gwoomy

    Gwoomy french goo

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    Where does your signature’s haiku come from?
    What does "Maverick Hunter" mean?
    Are you more of a night owl or an early bird?
    Do you have a favorite number? If yes, is there a reason?
    Do you remember what were your first impressions about Lake Valor? What made you stay this long?
     
  17. Negative Zero

    Negative Zero The most positive negative number you know!

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    That haiku you see,
    from my preferred character
    in Borderlands 2

    His name is Zer0.
    His dialogue is haiku.
    Some coincidence.

    Watch this video,
    skip to five minutes twenty
    for that audio.

    It's all of his lines
    including lots of pain grunts
    Linked to the best part.

    From almost dying,
    I'm now recovered, stronger.
    That's my second wind.​

    From Mega Man X,
    That is X's and Zero's
    Anti-terror squad.

    Infected robots,
    controlled by Sigma Virus
    are called Maverick.

    "Maverick Hunters"
    The Reploids who vow to slay
    Those violent machines.​

    Lately, early bird.
    I wake up at 5 daily.
    It's part of my job.

    With enough coffee
    I overcome human needs.
    Sleep is optional.​

    *reads my username*
    *stares at it a bit longer*
    *looks at the question*

    I like number twelve.
    Not what you expected, right?
    It's a good number.

    Math is just better
    in the dozenal system.
    Read this article.​

    I joined long ago,
    I don't remember my thoughts,
    but I sure liked it.

    All friendly people.
    Artists, writers, game players.
    No punks to be found.​
     
  18. Eclipse

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    Cherry3Fairy I'm a good person.

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    Can you try answering a question not in haiku?

    Is your favorite legendary beast Suicune, Entei, or Raikou?

    ...fridge that rhymed
     
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