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Title: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 17, 2008, 02:55:48 pm
For now this is just a periodical, but I'll make an RP based on it.

Backstory:
Note:The character called Insert is either what God you worship, or, if you are an athiest, some sort of mystery-shrouded figure who created our Universe.


Insert, of the Genesis Corporation, was working in his laboratory.  He tried to get a universe just right, but failed repeatedly, as Thomas Edison failed repeatedly at making a lightbulb.  Our universe is one of those failures.  His goal was to make a universe where Humans that were aesthetically like his race lived in Utopia.  He was simply too compassionate to destroy the failures.  Evventually he succeeded, but this is not the story of Insert's Success.  This is the story of Insert's failures.  Each universe had unique physics.  Insert usually succeeded in creating humans in each universe, but there was alway something wrong with the society that stopped it from being perfect.


Coming soon (probably today)-Reject Universe #1
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Little on July 17, 2008, 03:39:51 pm
Sounds like an intresting concept  :)
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 17, 2008, 04:07:22 pm
Thanks!
Reject Universe #1
You know how people used to think the world was flat?  This universe IS flat- and infinite.  The ground is a dark blue color, light comes from beneath the ground, and highly cornered wall-like plants grow, as well as trees much like those in our own universe. People have weaker leg muscles than on Earth, which makes walking inviable.  Humans move by bouncing on horned, space-hopper-like fruits.  Though they have no intelligence and are technically dead, humans personalize their individual fruits, sort of like horses.
Wildlife
Various creatures live in the universe.  Though humans are the most intelligent ones (At a tribal civilization point), others exist.  A flying organism approximately the size and shape of a football is the base of the foodchain, as well as the human's main diet.  Additionally, long predators move across the landscape like a slinky.  They have two holes, one at each end, both with teeth, and both can function either as a mouth or as an anus.  Large worms live underground as well.
Culture
The simplest aspect of the Reject Universe #1 culture is the buildings.  Most tribes use the same (approximately) buildings.  There are houses, which have beds intended for one person.  There are hotel-like buildings with lots of beds, each intended for one person.  Breeding is done in breedinghouses (in beds intended for two people), which are far more protected as they are most vulnerable when breeding.  There are other buildings for other purposes.  Buildings are made of wallwood.
Additionally, there are three major Tribes.
The Sevvels
The Sevvels are the least moral tribe by our standards.  This tribe relies mainly on slaves for their food.  They capture slaves from the other two tribes, and then force them to do manual labor on farms.  Despised by the other two tribes and is usually in war with at least one of them.
The Cappiks
The Cappiks are a hunter-gatherer society.  They hunt the flying organisms, and on a truly successful hunt, even the slinky-like organisms.  (The worms are inedible).  They are the most powerful tribe and have the best shot at overthrowing the Sevvels.
The Pilloses
The Pilloses are a very intellectual tribe.  In their spare time, they contemplate science and philosophy.  They heavily trade with the Cappiks, as they invent the best technology.  Though it seems like hardly any technology to us, it is far better than the other two tribe's technologies.

Coming up:Reject Universe #2.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Yuu on July 17, 2008, 06:38:48 pm
It'd be nice if you could make a universe where the is no matter/mass but only pure energy. :)

So basically, it would work kinda like a virtual world without any "clipping." Their flaw would be that they cannot experience touch and hearing.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: smjjames on July 17, 2008, 06:48:07 pm
Is the underground in that universe a finite or infinite one?

If light is coming up out of the ground, it doesn't seem like there would be much, if any, underground at all.

What about universes where the 'humans' don't look exactly like we do in our universe? They don't neccesarily have to be 'made in his image'.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 17, 2008, 07:05:56 pm
@Yuu Well, the flaws are generally philosophical things.  Like for Reject #1, it's slavery.  It's basically because they're not perfect, just like our universe.  That's not to say that I can't do that one evventually.
@smjjames  Funnily enough, Reject Universe #2 will have not-exactly-like-humans-humans.
Heck, I'll do one right now.

Reject Universe #2
Much like the last universe, this Universe is flat and infinite.  At least, that was how it was at the beginning.  The land is gridded, with grid squares marked on the land.  Though the squares cannot be dented, placing things on them causes them to move downwards proportionally to the weight of what was placed on it (they have infinite columns below them that move down with them).  This means that as more and more wildlife moves over the surface, the surface forms hills and valleys.  At the beginning of time, there was one particle, placed on one tile, now the center of everything, that psuedorandomly created matter, energy, and occasionally other creator particles in miniscule ammounts.  It was intended to eventually get humans to evolve.  There was something wrong, however, and rather than creating humans with mouths, the eventually evolved humans had proboscises like giant mosquitoes and drank blood rather than eating meat.
Wildlife
Though Wildlife is very varied and has spread far out, some of the main wildlife that lives with humans includes-
Hoppers-Meek, rabbit-like scaled creatures that feed off of shrubberies.
Rammers-Rammers have 4-legs and a long and heavy nose.  They place 4 legs in the tiles adjacent to a tile, and pound with their nose until there is a sizable hole.  They spin a faux shrubberie on top of a sheet, like a spider, to make a tiger-trap over the pounded tile.  They then wait for a Hopper to come by...
Blooders-Gigantic Mammoth-like creatures.  They usually have a whole lot of blood.  They are generally peaceful, but powerful, and fighting one for blood without sufficent preparation commonly ends in death.

Society
Interestingly, unlike in our society (Which is Reject Universe #42, by the way), where society in general tended to be sexist against women, society in Reject Universe #2 is generally sexist against men.  Women and men actually live in completely different tribes.  Unlike in our society, where mating (I'm going to be using that an awful lot as a euphamism) is consensual, and Reject Universe #2, typically women attack male societies and mate with the prisoners during mating season.  What's even odder is that despite having this bizzare barbaric behavior, the tribes (well, at least the female ones) typically have technology on par with ours.

Coming soon:Reject Universe #3
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: smjjames on July 17, 2008, 07:26:28 pm
I was thinking of something more alien, but what the heck, proboscis mouthed vampires will do.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 17, 2008, 08:29:31 pm
Looks like this could go somewhere if you keep it up.

Maybe you could accept "guest universes" if you run out of ideas.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 18, 2008, 09:13:19 am
Oh, I have plenty more ideas.  And can come up with more for a long time.  But suggestions are always welcome!

I'll do one now.

Reject Universe #3
Weightlessness.  Climbing around-in weightlessness.  That's this universe.  The world has a three-dimensional grid (grid cubes each being about 2 meters in each dimension), with the grid lines marked by things something like rails, certainly solid and indestructable.  There is a natural pull in a direction analagous to down- not really down because there are no directions- that is stronger in some areas then others.  In most areas, you wouldn't even feel the pull.  In others, you need to occasionally stop to pull yourself upwards if you want to stay in the same place.  In the strongest, and rarest, it feels like falling from a building on our world.  Humans move through the grid like children on a playground frame, though with less risk of falling in the less strong regions.
Wildlife.
Among others, here are a few creatures.
Gelwrappers-These are masses of single-celled organisms that work together, sort of like Slime Molds.  They are clear and square shaped, and live in the square holes between the grid cubes.  They wait for something to attempt to move through them, and they then quickly wrap themselves around it and consume it.
Impalers-Impalers live in the stronger regions.  They look like four-tentacled giant octoupuses, with large spikes on their heads.  They wrap their tentacles around the rails to avoid falling themselves, and then wait for something to fall on top of their dangerous head-spike.  They then consume the corpse.
Scuttlers-Large crablike organisms.  They have four hook-shaped legs.  They move from cube to cube by hooking on to the rails and swinging.  They additionally eat this way-their legs consume their food source, Railmoss.
Railmoss-A sort of plant that lives on the rails, much like moss.  It spreads quickly.  If a rail was covered with it, all cubes adjacent to that rail would be covered in a week, presuming nothing attacked it and it got its normal amount of energy that week.

Interesting Phenomena
An interesting occurence is called the Cubequake.  Though one is always happening somewhere in the universe, sort of like a Supernova, the chances of it happening at a particular spot is highly low.  A cubequake happens when an ammount of grid squares anywhere from 1 to 10,000 (although the ones around 10,000 ones are awfully rare, over 50% of them only involve one grid square) suddenly dissappears, and is replaced by the same grid squares, but with random matter and energy replacing that which was there.  What happens to the original matter, energy, and rails is simple- it goes to a wraparound subuniverse of its own.  Occasionally if a Cubequake of equal size occurs it will be replaced in rather than the random option.  Cubequakes were how matter first appeared in the universe.

Society
Society is very primitive, not even to a tribal point.  Though the humans are relatively intelligent, they have only begun to make a primitive language- Uh means "Let's mate", Ah means "DANGER", Oh means "Look where I'm pointing", Ih means "No", and Ay means "Yes".

Coming soon:Reject Universe #4
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Ultramarine on July 18, 2008, 06:41:25 pm
Wow nice job so far!

RU3 looks pretty good, I like weightlessness concept as most would not dare to use it.
But you're making it sound pretty good, also I favor the wildlife you've made as well specifically the Scuttlers :D.

Cube quakes sound similar to star quakes (high density stars quiver due trying to stay stable because of its immense gravitational forces), I'd lower the % though as that is a little high.

Language for the humans is simple and interesting, I like where this is going.
Can't wait for 4, keep up the good work!
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 18, 2008, 06:59:45 pm
I already had 4 in mind, but I don't like double posting,  (BTW, could you give that sort of detailed reviews to RU1 and 2?)

I note that this next universe will be a "storybook" universe.  These have a particular importance to the underlying storyline of Hall of Rejected Universes and evventually the RP.
Reject Universe #4
Reject Universe #4 is unique in that unlike the other universes, where humans are made of particles, in Reject Universe #4, the humans are the particles themselves (and structures called metahumans can grow out of them).  There are two kinds of particles in Reject Universe #4 (AKA the memesphere).  Minds, immobile particles unaffected by gravity or any other force, and ideas, particles that like photons move in a straight line.  Minds are spread evenly through the universe.  Minds are constantly thinking, and eject ideas.  When an idea hits a mind, it absorbs and considers that idea when it creates future ideas.  Successful ideas are ones that can get minds to pay attention.  At the beginning of time, ideas were simple, things like "happy" and "sad".  However, the more ideas a mind recieves, the smarter it becomes, and the more complicated ideas it can create.  Occasionally an idea will be formed that can knock minds out cold (read:shock images), but generally there's an idea that can wake them up again.  When two ideas collide, six ideas emerge- the original two ideas, going in the opposite of their original direction, and four new ideas, each a different mixture of the original that come in various directions from the point of collision.  Metahumans occur when a series of ideas acting in unison actually form intelligence.  Once a beautiful series of ideas formed, that would uplift any mind they came into contact with, which was the original purpose of the universe.  Before Insert could take out the ideas to stop future universes from being a failure as planned, a swarm of disgusting ideas from another direction, put there by an angry colleague, destroyed this plan, putting Insert back at the drawing board.  This wonderful Metahuman can still be collected from the debris, now spread throughout the memesphere's minds and ideas in tiny idea fragments, but the task became too difficult by the time Insert had set up a machine to discover it.

Coming Soon:Reject Universe #5
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: smjjames on July 18, 2008, 07:34:52 pm
I bet Insert did some of 'Gods wrath' on his angry colleagues universe or whatever.

"Mess with my universes will you!!!" lol

Pretty interesting one though.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 18, 2008, 07:36:43 pm
(Actually, Insert made all of the universes.)  If you haven't guessed who exactly this angry colleague is- well, my first inclination is to wonder where you're brain is, but it'll become clearer in the future.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: smjjames on July 18, 2008, 09:08:53 pm
LOL, it's still funny though :)
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Tesla on July 19, 2008, 02:40:19 am
Your imagination is amazing! I really like this and will continue reading. I like RU2 a lot.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Yuu on July 19, 2008, 03:36:10 am
Excellent work with RU3, Lizard! 8)

Personally, I wouldn't even call that universe a reject because it's beautiful in it's own special way. :)

AWESOMENESS, Lizard!

They just keep getting better! 8)

I hope we get to make more of these stories here in this section.

Creation is the ultimate form of art. ;)
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Axelgear on July 19, 2008, 07:49:24 am
All these universes were created in a lab, right? Maybe it's an entire universe of atheists. They believe that their universe was created from natural processes and so were they. They see no evidence of intelligent design or special creation in their universe, it all happened from natural processes.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Yuu on July 19, 2008, 08:40:31 am
Maybe the prof didn't want the inhabitants to find out about his universe. Or maybe he has plans for transferring them to the perfect one someday.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 19, 2008, 08:51:56 am
Thanks for all the praise!  I got all universes through 18 planned last night (I thought I had 19, but one of the ideas just has too many kinks to work out to work now).  It may change as I add more details, but my favorite is the concept for universe #8.

Also, @Yuu-Insert can't put the imperfect people in the perfect universe, for the simple reason that they aren't perfect and thus the universe would not be so.  However, a lot of his work nowadays is trying to find a formula to make someone perfect after their death, though for now he just lets them live in the real world after they die.  There are in fact two layers to the afterlife in this story- the perfect-compared-to-your-univers universe that's real, and the perfect-universe, which can't be accessed until the formula is finished.

Reject Universe #5
This universe, though quite simple to imagine, has highly twisted geometry.  The universe consists of one island, in a square area of water.  The area wraps around, meaning that swimming in one direction leads to the island from the other.  Furthermore, there is a hill on the island.  A rock tunnel moves through this hill.  However, it would be impossible to do so practically as the tunnel is finite on the outside but infinite on the inside.  Though the first humans lived on the island, hunting hog-like animals and fish, they soon explored the tunnel.  As the island became too small to support the human population, civilization started moving into the tunnel and discovered whole ecosystems of animals and plants lived in there.  Several major differences were made to society, not the least of which was the increased cowdedness.  Wars wound up invoking normal civilians as they could not go from one destination to another without going through it.
Wildlife
Many animals live in the hallway, including-
Beepers-Flying, reptilian, boar-like creatures.  Called beepers due to what a description of one would sound like on the radio.
Slong-Very slow shelled creatures that each have one fatal (to them) sting like a bee.
Deems-Bugs in the universe from an unknown source.  Appear to be horned snakes that can create fire.  Naturally hate humans.

Society
A mix between the technological era of the early 1970s, and the culture of the Victorian England.  There isn't really much more to say because it would say things you could already find out from that.

Coming soon:Reject Universe #6
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: tomasgaquino on July 19, 2008, 11:12:49 am
This one's pretty neat, I like the way this is going. By the way, you could get someone on the Merry Doodles and Sketches thread to make you a great banner for this thread. I can't guarantee they'll do it, but who knows?
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 19, 2008, 11:27:10 am
I don't know, I like my own banner.  I'd probably let them draw a still from a universe though, though the first time probably wouldn't be perfect.
Oh, this one'll be another storybook..  You won't get another one until 11.
Reject Universe #6
In our world, John Conway discovered that fantastic patterns can be created with a small set of rules, called 23:3, in a 2-dimensional grid.  He hypothesized that an entire universe full of them would create an intelligent, self-replicating being.  But he was not the first to think of it.  He was merely rediscovering what Insert had found.  Insert seeded the 23:3 universe with patterns designed to create life.  But something had modified the seeds.  Life nearly was created multiple times, but a misplaced glider shape always destroyed it.  Insert could not understand, and was very angry.  Which of his colleagues was sabotauging his work?  He could not tell whether it was his PR guy, Librage, his lab assistant, Pelarah, or the Tech guy, Naats.  But someone was purposefully messing with his work.   And he had to find out who.

Coming Soon:Reject Universe #7
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: smjjames on July 19, 2008, 12:48:51 pm
it's starting to sound alot like the evolution of virtual worlds or something.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 19, 2008, 03:37:32 pm
I don't quite understand, smj.  Could you clarify?  Now I'll do another one.
Reject Universe #7
Have you ever heard of the Many Worlds theory?  The theory that whenever multiple things could happen, the universe splits up?  Well, you live in the universe in which what happened to you happened.  But there is another universe, much like our own, but with people of a far different mindset.  These beings knew and felt what happened in every probability of them in the universe.  This means most people were 50% male and 50% female due to chances at birth.  Parents tend to have far more children then people in our world as every single sperm that could have hit the egg became a child in some universe.  In each individual universe, they were a male or female, but overall no-one was one gender unless specifically created in a laboratory that way for some reason.  People commonly refer to universes in vernacular, and as generally most people share a lot of universes, sometimes the equivelent of asking someone what's going on in their life is asking what's going on in unseen universes.  Knowledge and personality, and everything that makes you you, is shared between you in all universes, and you get smarter with each copy of yourself, meaning that you can always understand it.  This has the interesting side effect that you are not dead until all copies of you are dead.
Wildlife
Depends on which universe you live in, though the most common creatures are Tits, squirrel-like creatures that steal food, and Rasks, large herbivorous beasts that are eaten in hamburger-like sandwhiches.
Culture
Depends on which universe you live in, though in nearly all of the universes technology is a bit further along than our world, with computers built into most things.

Coming Soon:Reject Universe #8 (My personal favorite)
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: smjjames on July 19, 2008, 05:14:10 pm
I meant like the development of virtual reality or computer games.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 19, 2008, 09:17:54 pm
COMPLETELY UNAFFILIATED WITH THE EIGHTH MULTIVERSE.


OK, this next one is my favorite.
Reject Universe #8
Infinite worlds.  Each is just large enough to fit an Earth-sized planet and it's atmosphere.  They each are connected to one another in a linear fashion.  Two races, the Ascenders and the Descenders, each infinite in number, attempt to go in opposite directions on the line of worlds.  Each world has two portals, in a hidden location in each.  One is the ascension portal, the other is the descension portal.  They are both one way, you can not move backwards through them.  The Ascender's goal in life is to ascend through as many worlds as possible, the Descenders to descend.  Most never meet, due to the sheer vastness of their number.  Occasionally one can get blocked up, for instance occasionally a nuclear war will break out in a world over the portals, hiding the portals under lots of rubble and stopping anyone who gets to that world for years to come.  At other times, people can ascend or descend very quickly, as sometimes helpful people will build highways leading directly to a portal when it is found.  In this world people reincarnate as well, meaning that after death you are randomly born as an ascender or descender in a random world.  Also, though both races have both males and females, it is impossible to mate with someone of your own race.  Acenders can only mate with Descenders, and vice versa, and the resulting baby is of random race.  Though it is possible for two of the same to mate, the resulting baby is typically somewhere between retarded and a non-human monster, thus making it a very rare thing that only highly selfish or stupid people do.  One last thing.  Why do ascenders want to Ascend, and why do descenders want to Descend?  It's just their instinct, it's like asking why we like eating cake and don't like eating broccolii as much.

Wildlife
The wildlife had many prototypes in it that would later be used for our universe.  Some species were considered overpowered and had to be nerfed.  For instance, the bears RU8 were approximately the size of an SUV.  Wasp's stings could hospitalize a typical person for over a month.  Others were buffed.  For instance, the lion-equivelent was only about twice the size of a cat, and the spiders were not poisonous at all.

Culture
Skyscrapers are rare.  Typical buildings only have one story.  This is because though Capitalism exists, Corporations do not.  Single people do jobs in exchange for currency, for people who need them done.  People who have created things will sell them, but never hire employees to help make them, though a similar system may arise from people who buy things from less powerful people who make them themselves, and then sell them for higher prices.  Governments do not consist of any people at all, but merely rules distributed to everyone by an ancient, long gone government.  There is a set of rules (the exact rules have changed like a game of telephone throughout the worlds) that, if not followed, people who are following the rules will inflict punishment themselves.

Coming Soon:Reject Universe #9
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: smjjames on July 19, 2008, 09:31:04 pm
If most never meet, then how can they be near infinite in number?, alhough 1% of a googol (look it up) would still be a massive number, so even a tiny fraction of near infinity would still be a massive number.

I would say it's flaw is that it is too totalitarian, or maybe the rules on some worlds are so different that they end up with far worse morals than even our own world. I wouldn't be too surprised of quite a number of them destroyed thier world in some way, perhaps even to the point of bieng uninhabitable.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Yuu on July 19, 2008, 09:42:59 pm
Hmmm, interesting. 8)

smjjames seems to have an amazing point in there. What if a group of ascenders render an entire world uninhabitable? How would they go through that world onto the next ones?

I like it! :)
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 20, 2008, 09:23:39 am
A destroyed world is just that- destroyed, leaving the two worlds adjacent to it to rejoin.
Storybook:Reject Universe #9
Thoughts, in our world, decay, and can not be transferred perfectly from one person to another.  People forget things, and soon all the detail is lost.  This universe tested a system in which memory was perfect and could be returned to at any moment as if they were there, and thoughts could be transferred from one person to another, and at the same time discovered the problems it brought.  The world was a world like our world, with planets around stars.  Humans lived on a star that we could not pronounce, but in English is Source.  The planet was Source II.  Human's memories were photographic.  They could transfer their memories to others by touching hands, specifically on a white pad on their hands. In the time similar to our modern world, this was fine.  But soon... soon, the communal thought began to take over, and a hivemind formed.  Humans edited their fake hands, formerly only used for mailing thoughts, to combine with a learning network, that soon combined all people's souls and in so doing destroyed them.  The world became much like the Borg, of our Star Trek fame.  There were a few refugees who escaped, to the moon of their world.  They did not have sufficent technology to terraform their moon, and currently live in a base.  They wait fo their chance, for the hive to leave its weapons unguarded, so they can come crashing down and destroy the Hive, and rebuild their world.  For now... they wait.
Coming Soon:Reject Universe #10
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Ultramarine on July 20, 2008, 01:07:52 pm
Honestly I'm really liking Universe 8 the most.

Besides some of its flaws spoken of by Yuu and smjjames, it's still the most pleasing to me.

Even though the ascending descending needs some work, don't focus on trying to get it perfect either.
Also the mixed race reproduction thing is pretty neat, makes the universe more diverse and interesting.
The currency and economy system is simple but a little sketchy, still it's nice how its weaved together into capitalistic government. Having corporations non existent is nearly impossible, not saying it's impossible but highly unlikely.


Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 20, 2008, 06:08:37 pm
Thanks!  8 was my favorite too.  10 coming up.
Reject Universe #10
Ever played Super Mario Galaxy?  Or heard of it?  Seen the planets small enough to walk around in less than a minute?  That's this universe.  Planetoids-the small planets- have a special field around them that stops them from crashing into one another.  They move in one of two systems.  One is called a Cloud system, which consists of a cloud of planetoids, and the other is called an Orbit system, which consists of a large number of planetoids orbiting around a larger object called a Srogel.  A Srogel is a large planetoid that emits planetoids, heat, light, and matter.  The matter emitted evventually formed into humans.  Humans live everywhere, though mostly in the Cloud systems.  The human's jumping is improved so that they can avoid missing their planetoids.  Clouds regularly merge and split based on natural forces, since Planetoids cannot crash into one another.

Wildlife
Lurking beasts called Boomers bore holes in planetoids.  They then burrow into the center.  They then wait for something to step onto the planetoid, at which point they expand their limbs in all directions, making the planetoid explode, killing what stepped on it, so that it can eat the remains.
A sort of plant called a Halfer grows.  It is like bamboo, but it is long enough that it starts in the center of the planet and has a stalk on both sides, at opposite ends.  It gets minerals from the dirt of the planetoid.  When it can reproduce, it shoots both stalks at high force in either direction.  They hit other planetoids, dig into the center, and grow other stalks.  When a planetoid runs out of nutrition it's Halfer dies.
A tiny herbivore called the Tinziz, a one-legged hopper the size of a foot, hops around nibbling on the Halfers, and hoping it doesn't run into a Boomer.
The most dangerous creature is something called the Trepad, a gigantic, hairy whale-like floating carnivore that eats whole areas of planetoids.  It later ejects the planetoids, devoid of any life, from its rear end, all animals, plants, and even microorganisms digested within.  It carries parasites called Wics, Cow-sized flat parasites that suck blood from the Trepads.

Society
Society is at a tribal level.  Most tribes are rather aggressive tribes, thus keeping them apart, but some will form alliances and even trade with one another.

Coming Soon:Appendix #1 (Don't worry, I'm not done, I'll give an appendix of interesting facts every 10 universes)
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Ultramarine on July 20, 2008, 07:00:54 pm
Woo!

Super Mario Galaxy inspired goodness ^_^
I like this one more than 8, by concept this one seems simpler compared to 8.

So will planetoid gravity work out the same as the game or what?


Also I see some similarities between the enemies from the thread and some Mario enemies, but there small.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 20, 2008, 07:02:47 pm
Planetoid gravity actually does not work like SMG gravity, at lest in relation between Planetoids.  Planetoids simply use normal gravity, but they have a field around each that stops crashing.

What similarities in creatures, though?
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 20, 2008, 07:14:34 pm
Keep up the good work.

I'm not entirely sure how you'll make an RP out of this, but in my opinion, you don't need to :)
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 20, 2008, 08:40:53 pm
OK then, with the index I'll throw in a preview of the RP system.

Interesting Facts on RU1
A highly useful plant called the Bunklet, which grows blue sheet-like leaves, is used by every tribe in a different way.  The Sevvels twist its leaves into rattail like whips for beating their slaves.  The Cappiks make scarves out of them, which they die various colors based on social role (child, elder, hunter, etc).  The Pilloses use them as paper to record events with.
Interesting Facts on RU2
A legend says that in ancient times, a male jumped up and down until his tile reached hell and cursed all men, and is used to justify the sexism against men.  This is of course impossible as all tiles can go infinitely far down.
The leading cause of death in females is having all blod drained while mating.  No-one knows why.
Interesting Facts on RU3
The leading, communal fear, like snakes or spiders, is a cubequake occurring while you are between two gridcubes.  This is the most painful possible death in RU3, even ahead of being impaled on an Impaler while being wrapped in a Gelwrapper.
Interesting Facts on RU4
RU4 contains a thought equivelent to staring at Cthullu.  It is hopeful for any Mind that it will never run across them.
Interesting Facts on RU5
At least 3 pages of the Theodore Geisel book "I had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew" were courtesy of the author accidentally becoming trapped in RU5 for 3 hours before being born into RU42.
Interesting Facts on RU6
Insert's Garbage Compactor sends garbage to RU6, as he pretty much gave up on making life there.
Interesting Facts on RU7
The "Special" part of RU7 was actually an emergent feature, people weren't meant to feel all the universes.  Insert decided to keep it because he liked how society evolved.
Interesting Facts on RU8
The real reason that same-race romance is considered bad is not because of the mere physical child defects, but because the resulting children cannot reincarnate.
Interesting Facts on RU9
Before the RU9 apocalypse, people would imagine elaborate stories and transfer those thoughts instead of books or movies.  Talking only came to be in RU9 to talk to someone across the room.
Interesting Facts on RU10
RU10 Humans breathe ether.  This means that they must eat and drink more than RU42 humans, as ether does not have many nutrients in it.
RP Preview
The RP will have three sets of rules:the Standard RP Rules, a custom set or rules fit to the RP and my personal ettiquete tastes, and a new system called the Account System, which allows one person to have multiple characters, making the worlds suitably more massive and epic.
Coming Soon:Reject Universe #11
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 20, 2008, 08:54:41 pm
That Account system sounds like a good idea, especially for something like this, with so many storylines going on. I was mostly worried about how you'd manage it all in one RP, but now I see that you have many planned. Would RP's take place in only one universe at a time, or would there be some extradimensional travel going on?
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 20, 2008, 08:59:55 pm
Extrademensional travel.  Specifically from universe 42 (Yes, the RP will not start until I have that many).  Eventually more universes will be able to, as the technology is found by the others.  You see, when all the other universes are at points I describe, our universe is a millenia or so in the future.  You'll love the dimension ship's control system.  So ridiculously complicated.  So needlessly hard to learn to use.  Yet so... amazing.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 20, 2008, 09:01:23 pm
So it'd be mostly exploration themed?
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 20, 2008, 09:05:34 pm
Well, a bit.  I intend there to be some adventure as well.  Like, as you'll learn in the next update, RU11 is evil.  They may just go all Morlock on you and steal your dimensioncraft.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 20, 2008, 09:07:52 pm
Cool. Can't wait for you to hit #41 (Cause 42's allready made ;) )
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: smjjames on July 20, 2008, 09:40:37 pm
are you going to go further than 42?

Anyways, I wonder if universe 41 will be the most like ours.....
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 21, 2008, 08:21:10 am
I'm going for a long, long time.  Definitely past 42 (Yeah, I'm actually doing a writeup on 42.  It'll tell you stuff about the future)
Reject Universe #11 (Storybook)
There was a universe that had the potential to become great.  It was one much like our own, but the planets were inside out.  Lava was on the surface, and in a cavity underneath, life bloomed, and a cradle of humanity was made of Babtu II.  But then, something happened.
Insert:What's happened?
Pelarah:Somebody hacked us!
Librage:We've gotten a signal!
Insert:What?!
Librage:The main screen has turned on.
Insert:It's you!
Naats:All of your universes, Insert, belong to me.
Naats:I will destroy you.
Insert:Naats... I thought you were Tech!
Naats:You cannot survive, Insert.
Naats:Ha ha ha ha ha....
Shortly afterwords, RU11 went offline.  An attempt to bring it back online resulted in it coming back online... with a code implanted into it that made all the people in it evil.  They were so evil that their powerplants actually got their energy from creating souls, destroying them, and collecting the energy.  They worshipped Naats and constantly did everything, every day, to spit on Insert.  Insert came to detest this universe and used its sheet (Every universe has a sheet, it contains the universe's information) as part of the Genesis Corporation's toilet.  Sadly, Insert had designed the sheets so durably that it was not damaged in this way, and its portal remains a trap for all dimension-travellers unwise enough to go there.
Coming Soon:Reject Universe #12
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Ultramarine on July 21, 2008, 09:21:32 am
The whole "soul" plot sounds quite similar to something I've heard of before, I think South Park?
(But they get inspiration from just about anywhere so it could be from anything :P)

This, honestly, being the least complex of your universes makes it easier for people to access it.
Not saying complexity matters but keeping it open and simple enough for noobs to RP's  and people who don't get into them that much is nice.

Good job with this one :)
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 21, 2008, 09:23:35 am
Actually, Ytt, I was considering making it impossible to have a PC native to that universe, simply because it would be too tempting to have a change-to-good plot, despite the fact that for ANYONE from that universe that would be completely out of character.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Ultramarine on July 21, 2008, 09:34:36 am
I just notice something....

In the most recent Universe it said "RU11 went offline"
So basically this is all digital, but does that also mean they're connected?

If so could you travel between Universes via teleportation, downloads or by other means?
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 21, 2008, 10:01:42 am
They're actually not digital, they're warps of time and space.  The portals to them are digital.  So the universe was actually still there, it just couldn't be accessed.
Reject Universe #12
What if you were falling... falling forever?  The inhabitants of RU12 are.  There is no ground in RU12, yet everything is constantly falling.  Everything falls at different rates due to a particle, which is called a Gall.  Galls make particles near them fall faster.  Antigalls do the opposite, making particles near them fall slower.  Galls or Antigalls have various ammounts of energy which changes the magnitude of how much they make things fall.  You may say that it is cruel to make the people fall forever, yet they are not afraid.  There is nothing to hit.  Interestingly, the body produces more Galls with age, making older people fall faster.  This means that younger people live in higher communities than older ones.  However, the majority of Galls are ejected at death, making corpses disgustingly "float to the top".
Wildlife
Wildlife is very odd in RU12.  One common scavenger is the Polar, a creature manufacturing Antigalls so that it falls very slowly, and eats corpses as they float up to it.  It appears to be a sort of beaked disk with tentacles.
Another creature is the Musesphere, a falling Cube that is thought to be very wise.  It is actually just a plant and is not smart at all, but no humans have ever actually cut it apart and learned this as they are afraid that it would use its (non-existent) psychokinetic powers.
There is another creature, incidentally, called the Dumbcube, which is spherical.  It is thought of as stupid by the humans, despite the fact that it is not a creature at all but a camera used by Insert as a sort of avatar to view the world.
A very common carnivore is the Fluctuator.  It is a hairy creature with over 60 legs and a mouth described by peope as a "fairly joyous experience", though one who was eaten by it would not think that as it is actually the 3rd most painful way to die in Insert's entire multiverse.  It controls the ammount of Galls and Antigalls in its body at all times, allowing it to experly pursue prey.
Society
Society is at a period not reached on Earth.  Many aspects of life, such as entertainment, transportation, et cetera, are far below our standards.  However, the medical industry is at a point slightly above even our own.  They have a cure for 10 kinds of cancer, including liver, lung, breast, and skin cancer.
Coming Soon:Reject Universe #13
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 21, 2008, 01:10:48 pm
I can imagine a #42 human there...

"AAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHH......"

#12 human: "What's his problem?"

 :D
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 21, 2008, 01:43:35 pm
'Course, they'd be terrified of Earth too.
I really, honestly promise that this next idea is not a ripoff of Highlander at all.  I honestly thought of it completely seperately.
Reject Universe #13
Insert was drinking some soda, when he spilled it into the universe as it was forming.  The soda became the fundamental particle in the universe.  "@#*!".  For people from Insert's world, the soda was just normal soda.  But it was far too strong for a person in the created universe.  Anyone made out of the soda was immortal- and that meant everyone.  Except- if all the soda could be drained from a person's body, or even the majority of it, they could be killed.  Some fights broke out as devices to destroy the soda were invented.  Only criminals had the soda-suckers, as police thought it was too cruel, as they mistakenly thought that people were INTENDED to be immortal.
Wildlife
Most animals are vampiric, sucking the soda out of animals and plants to fuel themselves.  Fortunately, there is enough soda in an average person or animal that they hardly ever kill anything.  Only one thing is feared, which is the treachorous Aikow, the hawk-sized swarming insect that can usually kill things with ease.  They are dreaded and generally captured and buried with hopes that they do not dig out.
Society
Tech levels are pretty high, though man never thought to look into space with telescops.  Crime is low, as criminals typically kill each other, and thus Serial Killers are the only criminal threats.  War is very common though, and the only technically legal use of the sodasuckers.
Next Up:Reject Universe #14
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 21, 2008, 01:50:21 pm
War? With immortality?

How do they decide who won?
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 21, 2008, 01:52:21 pm
They can kill each other.  With the sodasuckers.  I just said that.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 21, 2008, 02:07:36 pm
Ah, I misread the "legal use of sodasuckers" as "illegal"

Note to self, slow down :D
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 21, 2008, 04:08:59 pm
This next one is REALLY weird.
Reject Universe #14
In RU42, Humans are born, as are most of the universes.  In RU14, they come to be of nature.  Humans are built into the very structure of the universe.  Often, on random inhabitable planets, events will conspire to create a corpse.  The landscape will breathe life into it.  At this point, it knows how long it will live- if it is elderly, it will have a long life.  If it is a baby, it knows it is in for trouble.  It forms societies with the now living among it, as more corpses are turned into living humans.  Slowly, over its life, it deages.  Eventually, it must marry.  It marries.  At this point, the female in the marriage becomes a silent killer.  It looks for humans who have already deaged to 18 or younger, and, having become senile, are willing to be taken in.  It forms special institutions to make them less and less intelligent until by the time they are babies, they are willing to let anything happen to them.  The females then swallow the babies in antibirth, collecting their nutrients over the next few months, and recycling their soul back into the landscape to be created again, into another corpse.  After the male and female have done this, they must diffuse into society, where they become senile into adolescence, get taken in, and finally becoming swallowed in the aforementioned process.
Wildlife
Wildlife varies from planet to planet.
Society
Society is much like our own, except for the parts explained.  It is at a relatively low technical level, around that of the Roman Empire on average.
Coming up:Reject Universe #15
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: smjjames on July 21, 2008, 04:14:38 pm
wierd all right, what with walking zombies initially....
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 21, 2008, 07:28:56 pm
Reminds me of an episode of Star Trek....

Can't remember exactly which one, though. Probably Voyager

Edit: I wonder, when universe #20 rolls around, and you do the next appendix, will you just put facts for 11-20, or will there be ones from 1-10 as well?
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Doctor Z on July 21, 2008, 08:37:02 pm
Voyager. Tuvok was stuck on a moon which turned out to be the place the inhabitants of the system send there "elderly" to die. They age backwards, though... soooo...

Hilarity Ensues.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Little on July 21, 2008, 08:43:40 pm
Only one thing is feared, which is the treachorous Aikow, the halk-sized

Halk?  ???
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 21, 2008, 08:46:14 pm
Typo of "Hawk"
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 21, 2008, 09:09:39 pm
@Darth:I'll write facts for 11-20, but I may write one or two facts that eluded me during the first appendix.
@DZ:Do they kill the elderly by unborning them?
Reject Universe #15
Could you imagine a Cthullhu universe?  A universe that you need a guide to get through, or else it's like being on LSD if you're not used to it?  That's this one.  It's perfectly flat, and infinite, similar to RU1 and RU2.  But, a three dimensional grid (not railed like RU3) of portals, set up to line up exactly with the ground, complicates things.  Every portal, each square, leads to a different side of an adjacent cube.  Like, for instance, you could move left and come out the top of the cube to your right.  This wouldn't cause many problems... but, the portals allow photons (light) through like the portals weren't there, meaning that you don't see the area around you's position with the Portals, you see the position that are really in.  Furthermore, due to the ground having gravity and all, and a different portal leading to the ground in each cube, you are always attracted to a different square in each cube.  This is really Insertdamned confusing.  The inhabitants have learned to deal with it, although even they move better with a modernly created device called a Visinaviscope, which consists of a small screen with a laser pointer.  You point where you want to go, and the laser shoots over there and is then determines where in real space you want to go.  It then emits high-pitched sound waves to map out the portals.  The screen then gives directions on how to get there.
Wildlife
Among others:
A large, mamallian, horrifying looking predator called the Lygthna shoots light straight in real space to stun its prey, then waddles aimlessly through the portals to eat it.
A plant caled the Ghtblavtx grows at night in a single cube.  In the day it destroys itself, transforms into powder.  The powder blows around that day until it has coated a large area.  Another night passes, and at daybreak the powder explodes, killing everything nearby to act as fertilizer and then the remaining black goo acts as seed.
An herbivore called the Ytvbngunv crawls through the world, aimlessly, searching for Ghblavtx to eat.
A flying scavenger called the Flrebcv used the principles in the Visinaviscope to move around.  It was in fact its dissection that led to the invention of the Visinaviscope.  It looks like a bat, that is, if a bat could drive a normal person to become an axe murderer by seeing it.
Society
Technology is far lower than one would imagine.  Most of the tech in a Visinaviscope (monitor, small bits of programming, sound and lasers) were invented merely for that.  Society is odd.  It has computers at modern level, perhaps even beyond, yet people live in straw huts.  People fight each other with wooden spears- and lasers from the Lygthna skull.

Woah, I aim for Alice in Wonderland and create Call of Cthullhu.  I suppose I'm in a bad mood.

Coming Soon:Reject Universe #16
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Little on July 21, 2008, 09:16:17 pm
How is that CotC?

It's good so far!
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 21, 2008, 09:17:19 pm
CotC in the "horrifying" sense.  I was not aware that it meant bad.  And I was talking about that universe specifically.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 21, 2008, 09:33:40 pm
Having never read CotC, I can't comment on it's horrifying-ness. However, it does seem a touch Alice in Wonderland-esque, but it's only a bit. I personally would have never drawn the connection had you not mentioned your aim. (That's a good thing, BTW :D )
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Doctor Z on July 21, 2008, 09:39:27 pm
@Darth:I'll write facts for 11-20, but I may write one or two facts that eluded me during the first appendix.
@DZ:Do they kill the elderly by unborning them?
They ship 'em off to the moon where they go through anti-birth.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 22, 2008, 08:34:37 am
OK, this next one is inspired by a chapter in the sequel to Flatland (Flatterland, though I don't reccomend reading that book if you hate puns)
Oh, and last night I got them made through 32.
Reject Universe #16
What if infinite... could fit into finite?  In this universe it can.  The entire universe is only about the size of a beachball- but no-one inside would ever notice.  As things get closer to the center, they get larger and move faster.  As things get closer to the edge, they get smaller and move slower.  No-one notices this because the photons get larger and smaller and faster and slower as well.  Though there is an edge outside of the universe, there is no edge inside the universe.  It could never be reached.  Meanwhile, in the actual universe, due to a bent nature due to this, unimaginable shapes can be formed, in part because lines that appear curved from the outside are actually straight inside.  Triangles with less than 180 degrees.  Triangles with more than 180 degrees.  Things that appear to be squares but are pentagons.  Lines on a plane that are neither paralell, nor cross at any point.  And that's just the 2-dimensional shapes.  When 3-dimensional shapes are made, things get even odder.  When transferred to another universe, the odd, warped humans become more normal-looking, as do the other creatures, though some of them stop functioning.
Wildlife
Among others:
Creatures called Stibgeds, which have four legs, an unimaginable face and skin, and are enormously large.  They are carnivorous.
Lerrasques, floating, incomprehensible sea-urchin-like things.  They photosenthesize and are fairly intelligent.
Pyctlis, gliding kangaroo-like herbivores.
Planeplants, bamboo-like plants that grow into massive matrices.
Society
Society has spent most of the scientific time studying its own twisted geometry.  At first no-one could make sense of it, until the Edge Theory was proposed in the universe's 1456 (An entirely different time in our universe).  It was ridiculed on its unprovability, until more mathematicians studied it and realized it was imperative for the universe's twisted geometry to exist.  They now argue on how large their universe actually is.

Coming Soon:Reject Universe #17
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 22, 2008, 10:46:17 am
That's a pretty good way to compress infinite into finite. It's kind of like how a black hole theoretically warps time; the closer an object gets, the more it seems to slow down for the outside observer, untill it freezes.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 22, 2008, 11:00:38 am
The next universe is similar, but weirder.
Reject Universe #17 (Storybook)
You know the last one?  The one the size of a beach ball?  This one's the size of a beach ball too... but the edge can be reached.  It's the center that's unreachable.  As things get closer to the edge, they get larger and faster.   As things get closer to the center, they get smaller and slower.  It was easier to tell what was going on in this universe, as the edge could be touched, at all parts, very quickly.  But trying to touch the center results in failure.  It is said that if Universe #16 and Universe #17 touched, a humongous explosion would destroy both universes, caused by the two sizes inflicting themselves on each other, making all matter and energy in the universes return to normal size.  The two universes are in fact antitheses of one another.  The same creatures and the same people live in both.  For every human in 16, there's a version in 17, and the same for animals.
Wildlife
Obviously the same, as mentioned.  However, the unimaginable shapes are different.
Society
Pretty much the same, except that mathemeticians discovered the geometry of 17 instead of 16 in this one.
Coming Soon:Reject Universe #18

OK, I'll admit that one's weak.  But don't worry, I haven't jumped the shark, I'll keep making good ones.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: smjjames on July 22, 2008, 11:06:51 am
A plant caled the Ghtblavtx grows at night in a single cube.  In the day it destroys itself, transforms into powder.  The powder blows around that day until it has coated a large area.  Another night passes, and at daybreak the powder explodes, killing everything nearby to act as fertilizer and then the remaining black goo acts as seed.

Sounds like a plant version of the Phoenix, except it seems to transform itself into gunpowder, not ashes from a fire.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 22, 2008, 11:31:12 am
I suppose Insert wasn't feeling particularly creative that day :D

"I wonder if it just a little tweak can get it right.

*Flips the laws of physics*

Nope, still a dud. Next!"

A question, though. Where do the people of universes 16 and 17 live? In the center of #16 and on the edge of #17? Evenly dispersed?
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 22, 2008, 12:00:22 pm
Evenly dispersed.  (The next few will be storybooks, btw)
Reject Universe #18 (Storybook)
Insert was working in his laboratory when a man named Dahma and a woman named Vhee showed up. They were both his employees, and had recently gotten engaged.  He inquired if they would like to take part in an experiment he was running.  They accepted.  They both were put into a universe.  They had many children, and grew elderly.  It appeared that they would die soon, when suddenly they both de-aged into fetuses, and appeared in wombs.  They did not know this at that point, but evventually Dahma would become every man in the universe through time travel and simultaneous de-aging, and Vhee every woman.  Ages passed in the universe, and they fell in love and had babies (Themselves) trillions and trillions of times over.  They experienced their children's lives, their neighbor's lives, lives of people they had never known before.  What they did not know was that the universe's particles were undergoing a similar process- every piece of matter was in fact the same particle, and every bit of energy the same particle.  Dahma and Vhee grew tired over the ages of the world.  Eventually they requested to be taken out.  But that was impossible, because everything had already been planned.  The entire human race of 2 people weeped, and is still weeping.
Coming up:Reject Universe #19
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 22, 2008, 12:02:15 pm
Just goes to show you that immortality sucks!
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 22, 2008, 04:10:26 pm
Reject Universe #19 (Storybook)
Insert was working on a prank for an obnoxious telemarketer that was trying to request he buy "Universal Earmuffs", a completely useless accessory.  So, he built a universe he called Statsland to demonstrate to the Telemarketer as his work.  Statsland was 8 bit, and the animals and people all had red bars hovering over their heads that turned green when the animals were damaged.  The animals died upon the bars being entirely turned green, sprayed gold upon death, and respawned from various points.  It worked fine at first, for the original purpose... but he had not thought it out well enough.  Gold quickly inflated until a wheelbarrow of gold was the equivelent of less than a percent of a penny.  People lived in poverty, except for the most rich and powerful hunters, who lived worse than the average American.  Insert, saddened at the price paid for his prank, created portals into a subuniverse present in many universes, where they lived out their lives as video game characters for us and other universes.  (Don't worry, they don't die when they die onscreen.  They don't die until videogames are stopped forever for some reason.)
Coming Up:Reject Universe #20
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 22, 2008, 04:25:12 pm
Does that count as shattering the fourth wall? I can't seem to tell. I think you just knocked it over, but left it intact :D

What kind of animals are there? Just like Earth's? Or are they more D&D/Warcraft?
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 22, 2008, 04:55:01 pm
Well, there are red turtles.  And walking brown squares.
Reject Universe #20 (Storybook)
Insert needed consultation on his battle with Naats.  So, he created this universe.  The entire planet sits around a giant monitor in the ground.  The monitor is constantly feeding them information on important things.  The populace is peaceful and eats a sort of cubic cow that wants to be eaten.  They constantly take in the knowledge.  Occasionally, when Insert needs consultation, he will ask a question through the monitor.  The people all gather round and discuss it.  Everything said in the Universe is communicated to Insert.  The world would, in fact be perfect, but the people have a problem.  They have no goals of their own in life- and because of that, their souls are artificial despite them being peaceful.  If they found a goal in life, a bug in their souls would come up, and, though their souls would be less artificial, they would not be perfectly good any more.  Insert plans to fix the bug after destroying Naats, but for now simply uses them for consultation.
Comin' up:Appendix
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 22, 2008, 05:06:21 pm
....

I think you just 1upped the internet psychiatrist... :D

Maybe their goal in life could be to answer any question/problem posed to them. I can take pride in that...
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 22, 2008, 05:08:19 pm
Nope, that's just instinct.
Oh, and I forgot to mention- sometimes Naats tries to send in Deems to kill them, but they're killed quickly with ball lightning.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 22, 2008, 05:11:45 pm
I just thought of something.

When you start making the RP's, will the new universes made after the RP open up to play in when you create them?
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 22, 2008, 05:14:03 pm
We're assuming that they all exist at the same time- we'll just act like the ones made after the RP starts are being ignored until they're created in here, when they open up to play.  But they existed all the time.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 22, 2008, 05:16:16 pm
Ah. Numerous parallel timelines. Will there be time travel? Actually, no scratch that. Time travel in an RP is death unless it's pulled off carefuly.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 22, 2008, 05:20:30 pm
No, not numerous timelines.  It would be like if there were a thousand doors in a castle in a RP, but you ignored some of them until what was behind them was made up.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 22, 2008, 05:58:46 pm
What I ment was while universe #9 is doing one thing, and #42 is doing another, #18 is doing yet another. It all occurs at the same time, and the other universes carry on, regardless of whether there's a player in it.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 22, 2008, 06:24:49 pm
Oh yeah.  I thought that was the automatic assumption.
Appendix
Site similar to RU4
http://www.nemoramjet.com/memetics.html
Interesting Facts on RU11
RU11 has large brown asteroids appear in it due to what happens to its sheet.  They shake the lava surface but are harmless to the evil people inside.
Interesting Facts on RU12
A common prank on new workers in the Genesis Corporation is putting them into RU12 when they're asleep.
Interesting Facts on RU13
Videos directly live from RU13 with a voiceover explaining how everything is made of soda is the current advert for the brand of soda used.
Interesting Facts on RU14
Below RU14 is a void with souls floating around.  This land could be considered a universe in itself.  It appears similar to Minusland of Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator fame.
Interesting Facts on RU15
RU15 is a "safe zone" from Naats.  This universes and a few other Universes, to be listed later, are uninhabitable to Naat's viruses.
Interesting Facts on RU16
RU16 is far weaker than the other universes, from the inside.  Touching its edge from the inside, though impossible in normal conditions, would shatter it.
Interesting Facts on RU17
The center in RU17 is a sentient being.  It is very lonely and, if you could ever actually touch it, it would begin to talk to you.  It cannot be touched under standard conditions either.
Interesting Facts on RU18
Well, first off, Dahma and Vhee will be NPCs in the RP.  If they leave their world, neither should die, as doing so would destroy RU18, as well as killing the other, from a paradox.  They also must be brought back eventually or both will die.
Interesting Facts on RU19
Please, please, PLEASE do not make your RU19 inhabitant in the RP "Mario" or "Sonic" or "Glados" or whatever your favorite video game character is.  The characters aren't real, the characters playing them are.  It's like actors in a TV show.  Also, there is not one person who plays Mario or Sonic or Glados.  They switch between playing different characters, and each different character is played by a different person on each play.
Interesting Facts on RU20
RU20 is the only universe in which Insert put absolutely nothing that threatened humanity.  The only danger is that of the Deems, which are snuck in by Naats.
Coming Up:The Story of the Field Trip Children
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 22, 2008, 06:31:22 pm
Congrats, you're halfway to being able to start the RP.  :)
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 22, 2008, 06:53:46 pm
Well, I'll be in a universe or so...
The Story of The Field Trip Children
It was a day reported as being "At some point after Tuesday and before Wednesday", when Brahtt Elementary decided to take a tour of the Genesis Corporation.
Note:Names translated to English Equivelents.
Mrs. Smith:... and you see, if you work hard in school, some day you could be creating universes just like Insert.
Insert:Thank you, Mrs. Smith.  Now-
Mrs. Jones:Why wait?  How about they make up design concepts for universes, and Insert can make them?
Mary Sue:That'd be awesome!
Butch:No, it wouldn't, GIRL!
Mary Sue:I am NOT a girl!  My parents just didn't look at the Baby-naming book carefully enough when they moved to this country!
Butch:Shut up!
Mrs. Jones:You are not to say shut up in this class, Butch!  Detention!  And dobule detention, Mary Sue, for arguing!
Mary Sue:My universe will have SUPER AWESOME LASERS!
Madison:My universe will have pretty ponies and bunnies!  And butterflies!
Joe:My universe'll be about SOCCER! And me!
Susie:My universe will have Minky* in it!
Butch:MY UNIVERSE WILL ULTIMATELY DESTROY OTHER UNIVERSES!  HAHAHAHA-
Insert:This is a very bad idea, and I refuse to create such sophomoric universes.
Butch:What?  What's a sophomoric?
Mrs. Jones:It's for the children.
Mrs. Smith:But-
Insert:But-
Mrs. Jones:It's for the bleeping children, now shut up already.
To be continued...
Next:Reject Universe #21:SUPER AWESOME LASER LAND
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 22, 2008, 06:56:29 pm
This should be fun  :D
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 22, 2008, 07:05:59 pm
I'll try to go through these next few as quickly as possible.
(Oh, I was going to put an asterisk but forgot:Minky is a TV puppet in Insert's universe)
Reject Universe #21 (Storybook)
SUPER AWESOME LASER LAND (or SALL) is a very odd place.  It consists entirely of humans, and lasers.  The humans can some how stand on the lasers.  They actually skateboard on the lasers.  They use the lasers to play basketball, but with balls made of lasers.  Oh, and the lasers randomly hit humans and burn them to death.  The lasers occasionally form something for the sole purpose of burning it "awesomely".  The lasers act on no laws of physics except one: "Act cool (not temperature-wise though)".  Interestingly, in recent years, as the child who made it, Mary Sue, grew into a teenager, the lasers have begun wearing sunglasses, driving sports cars, forming into nude women, and shooting shurikens and lightning.
Next Up:Reject Universe #22: Super Happy Unicorns Bunnies and Puppies World
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 22, 2008, 07:09:27 pm
Nice how it seems to be linked to the person who made it.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Flamester_ on July 22, 2008, 07:16:53 pm
I know what kind of universe I would make......

Edit: Nevermind I found it, its called "Immortal Defense" if your interested.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 22, 2008, 07:25:38 pm
It was only tied, actually, because the law "Be cool", cool is an abstract adjective, and the most relevant definition was that of the creator.
Reject Universe #22:Super Happy Unicorns Bunnies and Puppies World
The universe consists, entirely, of a table with chairs floating around.  The table is gigantic, infinite.  An infinite number of Unicorns, bunnies, and puppies sit at the table and have a constant Tea Party.  They discuss their respective Unicornness, bunnieness, and puppieness.  Humans, driven mad from boredom, occasionally try to shake things up by jumping on the table, but are instantly set down by invisible hands in their chair and force-fed tea and forced to discuss their humanness.  Generally considered a torturous experience for any of the human inhabitants.
Comin' up:Reject Universe #23:Joe's Soccerland
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Kcronos on July 22, 2008, 07:46:56 pm
I am SO drawing a picture of that!


All hail lord Flufflebunny!
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 22, 2008, 08:08:50 pm
Finally some Fanart- On my least favorite universe though.  Oh well.
Reject Universe #23:Joe's Soccerland
Basically, a universe constructed entirely of guys playing soccer.  There are planets covered in fields.  The soccer balls are actually sentient beings.  This was a decision with very little foresight and resulted in much cruelty.  The soccer balls constantly scream highpitchedly.  Oddly, since there were only men and soccer balls, the soccer balls were the females.  Try hard not to think about that.  Later, in his teenage years, Joe sent a letter requesting cheerleaders to be the females.  The request was misinterpreted, however, and the soccer balls were transformed into cheerleaders.  The soccer players did not notice and simply used the cheerleaders as balls.
Cooooooming up:Reject Universe #24:Minky Land
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: smjjames on July 22, 2008, 08:35:36 pm
Finally some Fanart- On my least favorite universe though.  Oh well.
Reject Universe #23:Joe's Soccerland
Basically, a universe constructed entirely of guys playing soccer.  There are planets covered in fields.  The soccer balls are actually sentient beings.  This was a decision with very little foresight and resulted in much cruelty.  The soccer balls constantly scream highpitchedly.  Oddly, since there were only men and soccer balls, the soccer balls were the females.  Try hard not to think about that.  Later, in his teenage years, Joe sent a letter requesting cheerleaders to be the females.  The request was misinterpreted, however, and the soccer balls were transformed into cheerleaders.  The soccer players did not notice and simply used the cheerleaders as balls.
Cooooooming up:Reject Universe #24:Minky Land

I really don't want to know how they procreated with the females as balls. Hell of a mistake on that second part, I predict a quick extinction of the 'humans' on that universe. Unless the females are unkillable, but still....
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 22, 2008, 08:36:54 pm
Aye. That or a swarm of extreme feminists could easily leave that place barren  :D
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 22, 2008, 08:45:41 pm
Well, they were just transformed.  They didn't learn anything mentally, they just changed physically.  And since they formerly didn't know anything but how to yell, they didn't do anything but yell- oh, and smj is right, the females are indestructable.
Reject Universe #24:Minky Land
Minky, the famed TV Puppet of Insert's land, was the favorite character of little Susie.  So, she went all out.  Minky, and all of her completely made up friends from the television, were real in this universe, and "controlled all of the humans".  Susie was far too young to understand the ramifications of this, but she just enslaved an entire universe full of humans to some puppets she saw on television.  The puppets, though cute on the television, corrupted with power and acted worse than Hitler.  They killed humans who "wouldn't share" or "weren't friends" in terrible chambers of gas, very painfully.  Though annoyed with the other children, Insert actually felt sorry for Susie for causing so many problems, and decided to simply send her edited pictures from the television show.  She'll learn when she's old enough to understand, though there's no telling what sort of feelings she'll have for the next few days even then.
Next Up:Reject Universe #25:Shupacupafupabupalupabus
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 22, 2008, 09:06:50 pm
I knew it! Kid's show puppets are nothing but EVIL! Eeeeevil! :D

Can't wait to see Butch's universe and how it attempts to pwn all.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 22, 2008, 09:17:04 pm
Well, I was actually going to have them refuse to make it, and make a pretty boring universe instead (a physics sim).  I just realized that it would be much funnier if it attempts to pwn all and fails.  Miserably.
Funnily enough though, the next one isn't Butch's.
Reject Universe #25:Shupacupafupabupalupabus
The class loon, Harry, was absent the day of the field trip.  He was told about how he got to make a universe.  And thus Shupacupafupabupalupabus was born.  Shupacupafupabupalupabus was born of complete insanity.  It consists of flying, toothed cakes with legs made of springs, and boxes with brains that shoot staples out of their bottom.  Turtles with party hats dance on flying saucers in which sentient soap washes away dirt that has gotten on board.  It is the universe of complete and total chaotic randomness.  Planets are made of humans holding hands and forming a giant sphere thus.  Stars, on the other hand, are made of electric eels doing the same thing.  (The electric eels are purple, by the way).  Schoolbuses full of cheese fly through vortexes of squirrels in pots... in Shupacupafupabupalupabus.
Next:Reject Universe #26:THE ULTIMATE MIDDLEFINGER OF ULTIMATE DESTRUCTION!!
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 22, 2008, 09:27:01 pm
I thought chaos would be more... boring. This one is just chaotic enough to make some sort of vague sense. :)
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 22, 2008, 09:36:48 pm
Sense?  It makes SENSE?  What happened to your brain?
Reject Universe #26:THE ULTIMATE MIDDLEFINGER OF ULTIMATE DESTRUCTION!!
This universe, Butch's, consists of a universe-sized Middle Finger with humans living in it, with a mouth.  It traverses through the multiverse, attempting to eat other universes.  Unfortunately, the mouth is extraordinarily tiny, as Butch did not specify the size of the mouth in his request.  It attempted to eat Shupacupafupabupalupabus first, succeeded at eating one living dust bunny, which was going to die in a chocolate electric chair (actually an electric sofa) anyway.  It then attacked Minkyland, and ate one stormtrooper's finger before being shot and forced to leave.  It succeeded at eating about five square inches of grass in Joe's Soccerland before a Soccer ball hit its mouth, causing the universe to tremble in pain.  It then attacked Super Happy Unicorns Bunnies and Puppies World, but only managed to sip some tea.  The inhabitants were thankful, as the tea was too hot, and the universe proved that by spurting it out and having its tongue numb for days.  Finally, it attacked SUPER AWESOME LASER LAND, but the lasers in it all burned the ULTIMATE MIDDLEFINGER OF ULTIMATE DESTRUCTION to a crisp.  The inhabitants were saved beforehand, though, and relocated to more peaceful universes.
Next on Hall of Rejected Universes:Reject Universe #27:RAAAGGGEEEE!!!!
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 22, 2008, 09:44:35 pm
Check the personal text.

Realy though, it's not true chaos, but comprehendible chaos. It may not be logical, but I can wrap my brain around it :D

And about the new universe, that was halariously pathetic.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 22, 2008, 09:50:36 pm
That's the effect I was going for.
Reject Universe #27
This universe was created by Insert out of rage for having to create the previous ones.  Among its features:
1.Absolutely no photons (and thus no lasers)
2.Constant war between Unicorns, Puppies, and Bunnies, with constant, bloody, casualties.
3.Planets made of ground up soccer balls and crushed Minky puppets.
4.A complete system of order.  Rather than more chaotic solar systems, planets are layed out on a grid, with one planet at each point.  There is no chance and everything happens predictably.
5.There are no hands.
Insert moved there for a week, swearing he would live there forever.  After tripping helplessly and blindly over another unicorn corpse and landing head first in the ground for the hundredth time, he left and abandoned it.  He now regrets the overcoming rage present in its creation, and tries to pretend it doesn't exist.
And More To Come:Reject Universe #28
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 22, 2008, 09:53:57 pm
I wonder what would happen if it collided with universes 21-26 all at once...

>:D
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: smjjames on July 22, 2008, 09:56:31 pm
That's the effect I was going for.
Reject Universe #27
This universe was created by Insert out of rage for having to create the previous ones.  Among its features:
1.Absolutely no photons (and thus no lasers)
2.Constant war between Unicorns, Puppies, and Bunnies, with constant, bloody, casualties.
3.Planets made of ground up soccer balls and crushed Minky puppets.
4.A complete system of order.  Rather than more chaotic solar systems, planets are layed out on a grid, with one planet at each point.  There is no chance and everything happens predictably.
5.There are no hands.
Insert moved there for a week, swearing he would live there forever.  After tripping helplessly and blindly over another unicorn corpse and landing head first in the ground for the hundredth time, he left and abandoned it.  He now regrets the overcoming rage present in its creation, and tries to pretend it doesn't exist.
And More To Come:Reject Universe #28

not to mention a completely lightless universe.....

At least he got over that anger, but still, 'wrath of the gods'...
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Yuu on July 23, 2008, 01:10:45 am
I am so waiting for the "Stickman Universe!" :D ;D
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Tesla on July 23, 2008, 11:04:01 am
BTW, the anagrams in characters names aren't going unnoticed.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 23, 2008, 04:26:43 pm
Is that good or bad?  I want everyone to be able to get the same thing out of it, including athiests.  Of course, there are Christian references, but they were intended for Christians.
Reject Universe #28
In RU28, every human has two minds.  One is called the Base, the other the Outward.  The Outward controls the body, but the Base is a stronger mind.  There are six chemicals.  These chemicals affect the Outward, but not the Base.  One, called Feeliss, causes happy emotions and actions.  One, called Terrabif, causes sad, depressed, and occasionally grumpy emotions and actions.  Afrohd creates lust and false love.  Hooluk creates angry feelings, hatred, and violence.  Pasuv makes inactivity and drowsiness, Kifeen makes hyperactivity.  The more of the chemical applied, the more extreme the results.
Interesting Phenomonenon
Usually the chemicals are in small ammounts everywhere, but occasionally it will rain one chemical in a city.  The results can be hilarious or tragic.  The effects slowly decay over several days after the chemical is applied.

Neeext:Reject Universe #29
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 23, 2008, 04:30:40 pm
What's society like? Something like ours?
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 23, 2008, 04:32:10 pm
Yeah, pretty much.  They have cities.  They have to build them quickly, since a Hooluk rain could easily decimate one.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 23, 2008, 04:34:58 pm
I suppose you can call this universe "horamone land"  :D
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 23, 2008, 04:53:00 pm
Yeah.  Especially if you saw pictures of a city where it rained Afrohd during rush hour (but this is a family forum).
Reject Universe #29
RU29 is like a giant, giant coin.  It is flat and finite and has two sides.  Beyond it is a void.  There are two races of human, both descendents of a burrowing race that lived between the sides before the N-5 Event filled the center with lava.  They are mostly the same, though one has a smaller body and a larger head (The Gresses), and the other has a larger body and a smaller head (The Resrels).  Complicated maneuvers are required to travel to the other side without falling into the infinite pit of doom.
Wildlife
Among others-
Flavish, fish that live in lava and occasionally break through the surface and flick their tongues out to eat things.
Sinders, Giant Centipede-like creatures, in many families like insects, that live on the edge of the "coin".
Bearons, gigantic, red canineesque carnivores.
Koogs, grazing herbivores appearing something like a sort of slimy, green, cow-sized fox with blunt teeth, that are farmed.
Bunzers, small, annoying, flitting organisms that suck blood like mosquitoes.
Society
The Gresses are far more intelligent than the Resrels, and, have, among other things, created absolute evidence that all numbers equal themselves even taking no assumptions at all.  The proof is over the size of a 1000 page novel.
The Resrels, on the other hand, are more tribal.  Their technology is around the level of the Native Americans before they were discovered, living in tribes.  They do not have wars, rather, they settle their differences using a sport that is sort of like Football, except that more points are scored for tackling someone than for throwing the ball through the goal.
NeXt:Reject Universe #30
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 23, 2008, 04:54:58 pm
Do the two races know about each other?
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 23, 2008, 04:56:57 pm
The Gresses invented a device to do so, so yes.  Though the device was only one way, so the main group of Gresses doesn't know about the Resrels.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Ultramarine on July 23, 2008, 06:06:15 pm
Two main species, probability....AWESOME.

This reminds me of the Colonization of America to be honest.
Settlers being the Europeans (think they're superior), Native Americans (seen as the less intelligent; savages) Barely coexisting with each other, eventually wiping each other out, well the native Americans anyway <_<

The Fauna are pretty interesting, my favorite creature you placed in this one is the "Flavish".
Still hard to believe they live in lava, than again the toadpoli does the same so it fits.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 23, 2008, 06:15:26 pm
Finally! A really long opinion!
Reject Universe #30
RU30 would eventually have much influence on the inhabitants of RU42.  It is finite in two dimensions, only the size of a solar system.  Vertically, it is infinite.  In the center is Earth.  Earth is flat, and only has one side.  Around Earth float the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn.  The edge is a circle of fixed Spheres.  Earth is suspeneded on top of a tortoise.  This Tortoise is suspended on top of another tortoise.  This Tortoise is suspended on another one.  It is tortoises all the way down.  A long time ago, humanity only lived on the Earth but has since moved to the tortoises.
Wildlife-Well, infinite, increasing in size, tortoises.  Besides that, there are a lot of creatures that live on Earth.  There is also a legendary, nameless, creature, enormous and grey, and with a nose much like a serpent...
Society-Society is highly advanced, having developed spacecraft.  They abandoned Earth and now only tell stories of it, and go down the various tortoises to live.  The Spaceships run on Tortoise blood.  Wells to get this blood are created on the tortoieses.
And Soon:Appendix #3
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 23, 2008, 08:38:16 pm
I like this one, if only for it's semi-religious goodness.  :D
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 23, 2008, 09:01:57 pm
Belated Interesting Facts on RU11
While warping RU11, Naats got his catchphrase: "I reject your realities and substitute my own."
Interesting Facts on RU21
RU21 is the only universe known to be able to destroy other universes.
Interesting Facts on RU22
Whenever anyone mentions RU22, Insert puts his hands in his ears and sings.
Interesting Facts on RU23
The supposed mistake was not a mistake at all, it was to point out Joe's, and the class's, stupidity sarcastically.
Interesting Facts on RU24
Insert visits all his universes, (except maybe RU22), and RU24 is one of the only ones that gave him such bad nightmares that he refused to visit it again.
Interesting Facts on RU25
RU25 and RU21 are the only universes made by the field trip children that were liked by the designers.
Interesting Facts on RU26
Butch did not write down his description like the others, as he did not know how to write.  He simply described to Insert how he wanted his universe to work, and demonstrated the desired shape.
Interesting Facts on RU27
Usually the products of Insert's rage are temporary.  RU27 is the only permanent one.
Interesting Facts on RU28
This comic (NSFW) (http://pbfcomics.com/?cid=PBF168-Cupid_Mistake.jpg) is an ancient myth made by the inhabitants of RU28 to explain some of the chemical rain.
Interesting Facts on RU29
RU29 is actually constantly spinning, though the rest of the universe is spinning with it so no-one notices.
Interesting Facts on RU30
RU42ers actually had good reason to believe what they believe-Naats dropped some photographs of RU30 in ancient times to confuse the ancient ones.
Next on Hall of Rejected Universes:Reject Universe #31
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 23, 2008, 09:04:45 pm
Belated Interesting Facts on RU11
While warping RU11, Naats got his catchphrase: "I reject your realities and substitute my own."

YES! That made my day... er... night. :D
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: smjjames on July 23, 2008, 09:16:54 pm
What was the N-5 event mentioned in universe 29?

Quote
Interesting Facts on RU29
RU29 is actually constantly spinning, though the rest of the universe is spinning with it so no-one notices.

Sounds alot like some kind of singularity, is it any relation to black holes?
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Yuu on July 23, 2008, 09:18:18 pm
Belated Interesting Facts on RU11
While warping RU11, Naats got his catchphrase: "I reject your realities and substitute my own."

Hey, wasn't that Adam's line?
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 23, 2008, 09:20:52 pm
@smj:The N-5 event occurred when a tremendous amount of energy was launched at the universe.  Most of it spun the universe, but a small portion of it melted the center of the disk.
@Yuu:What?
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 23, 2008, 09:26:27 pm
I've got an Idea.

As we're getting into the 30's and 40's, maybe you should make an index of sorts on the first page to help us keep all these universes straight. Just a quick blurb for each one. Like;

#28: Emotions from chemicals. Horamone land.
#29: Coin land.
#30: Turtles all the way down.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 23, 2008, 09:28:30 pm
I'd do that right now, but it's late and I'll be busy for the next week or so.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Yuu on July 23, 2008, 09:40:39 pm
"I reject your realities and substitute my own." ~Adam Savage  ;)
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 23, 2008, 09:41:39 pm
I thought it was Mr. Colbert I stole that line from...?
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 23, 2008, 09:49:32 pm
Maybe he stole it from him in turn >.> <.<

Who's "he" and who's "him" I'll leave for you to figure out.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: IamMe on July 23, 2008, 09:54:10 pm
Interesting Facts on RU26
Butch did not write down his description like the others, as he did not know how to write.  He simply described to Insert how he wanted his universe to work, and demonstrated the desired shape.

Haha! I laughed at this. A lot. I can just see it. Some kid describing a universe to an omnipotent(?) being and then flicking him off. :D

Also:

BTW, the anagrams in characters names aren't going unnoticed.

Naats was the only obvious one. I couldn't find out the rest, and an online anagram generator didn't help, as it just produced answers like GEAR LIB and stuff. :/

BUT ANYWAYS I just read through this. I really think this is a good idea, and if I could RP good, I would definitely join the RP. My personal favorite is #21. XD
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Yuu on July 23, 2008, 11:13:20 pm
GEAR LIB

You mean Gabriel the Archangel?
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 24, 2008, 03:54:29 pm
Yeah!  I got all the ones through 42 thought of last night!
Reject Universe #31
Energy Junction
RU31 has nothing but energy in it.  It has not matter at all.  Energy beings move through the void.  Though infinite, the scale of life is always increasing.  Beings consume other beings with their own energy flesh to become larger and more intelligent.  There is in fact only one species.  It does not mutate through an evolutionary process like other life forms, rather it mutates during the course of its own life.  Mutations are passed through consumption rather than reproduction.  There is not a concept of a species, every being is unique.  Intelligent beings tend to work together, though attack each other just as often.
Wildlife
Far too wide to describe even briefly.  However, some major and common adaptions include sight, disruption lasers, and photon neutralyzers (invisibility)
Society
Society is variable.  It never gets even to the level of tribal civilizations, and commonly does not even form at all in an area.
And Next:Reject Universe #32
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 24, 2008, 05:12:04 pm
This one has to be my favorite so far!

Also; Congrats for having 1-42 at least planned out. Now it's just a matter of posting!
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 24, 2008, 05:48:44 pm
Technically, I just have the concepts.  Not the whole writeups.
Reject Universe #32
Matter of Fact
RU32 is energyless.  There is only matter.  One species only exists.  It was intended to look like humans, but it wound up looking like fat, humanoid melted, greenish-brown beasts.  They run on perpetual motion, using loopholes in gravity.  They float in the air, avoiding chunks of spherical matter.  Their society is highly basic and simple.  They live in family units and mate for life, but do not form societies such as a city or tribe.
Wildlife:
None.
Society:
None.
And Next:Reject Universe #33
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: smjjames on July 24, 2008, 05:51:33 pm
sounds like an experiment in pure matter, so it was more of an intentional failure I guess.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 24, 2008, 05:52:29 pm
Hmm... Whereas an energy-only universe excites me, this one... not so much. But I guess if you do one, you have to do the other.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 24, 2008, 06:33:13 pm
Reject Universe #33
There are humongous, stripe-like, planks in RU33.  Each one is approximately ten feet wide, six inches thick, and infinitely long.  The gaps between them are ten feet wide as well.  The planks are indestructable.  There is a natural downwards pull, and traversing the gaps is one of the highly dangerous times.  The pit is bottomless, however, which means your death comes not from the fall but from slow starvation. 
Wildlife
Tentacled barnacle-like predators live clinging on the bottom of the planks.  They wait for something to near the edge and pull it under and slowly lift it into their toothless jaws.
A sort of fractal bamboo grows that splits into more and more smaller and smaller branches.  It often eventually rests on multiple planks.
A hopping herbivoric herding organism, which looks like a dog-sized fly-like insect, jumps like a flea.  Given its size, this means it can travers many planks at once.
A gigantic carnivore, around the size of a jumbo jet, which is known to be silver but not much else as those who see it typically die soon, avoids the risks of falling simply by being too large to fall through the gaps.  It eats in masses the herbivores, the barnacle-predators, and humans when possible.
Society
The civilization that lives there is not rooted in the real world.  It is an entire civilization where the national pasttime is tabletop gaming.  In civilized areas, predators are fended away.  Men (and women) whittle away their time playing imaginary games of luck and skill.  It is even used to settle wars.  It was invented as an escapism from the dull and often dangerous plankworld.
AnD nExT:Reject Universe #34
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: smjjames on July 24, 2008, 06:35:49 pm
so, an entire universe of gamblers? That's a definete flaw all right.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 24, 2008, 06:39:14 pm
No, they don't gamble.  That's like saying that playing D&D is gambling.  They play Tabletop RPGs, not slot machines.  There's luck involved, but skill as well.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 24, 2008, 06:53:21 pm
D&D on an over-sized boardwalk? Sign me up.

Note to self, bring a geek to conduct diplomacy.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 24, 2008, 08:02:15 pm
Reject Universe #34
RU34 is an infinite world that contains an infinite sea.  Life developed within the sea.  Plants called Driftwoods that floated onto the surface when dead and were very durable.  They eventually formed whole Driftwood islands.  The islands eventually gained land life and humans.  The islands were very small, never larger than about a square foot, yet still landdwellers clung to them.  Humans are far better swimmers than RU42ers, though they must come up to the surface at least once every five minutes.
Wildlife
A sort of coral-like plant called the Ud contains a fluid that can be used for glue.  It is hunted for for this purpose.
A peaceful and highly intelligent dolphin-like creature called the Moila hunts small fish.
A deadly radially symetric shark (The same fins on it's top, bottom, and sides, and four eyes, one per sector) hunts alone.  It is much feared as it can jump at least ten feet out of the water.
A mysterious creature, of unknown intentions, and of highly rare sightings, that probably lives in the very deep oceans, is known only by one description:Humongous.  Herbivorous or carnivorous, peaceful or treacharous, whale-sized or large enough to fill one's entire vision, no-one knows.
Society
Society did not exist until the invention of glue.  Then people started gathering lots of Driftwood and making city-sized rafts, complete with Driftwood buildings.  The society is still-hunter-gatherer, but simple machines have already been invented.
Next Up:Reject Universe #35
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 24, 2008, 08:07:16 pm
That's a nice one.

BTW, do the shark things look anything like Sharpedo? (http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Sharpedo_(Pok%C3%A9mon))
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on July 24, 2008, 08:08:30 pm
No.  Not at all.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Ultramarine on July 24, 2008, 08:10:54 pm
Damn, I like Sharpedo :'(
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on July 24, 2008, 08:11:19 pm
Ok. Just wanted to make sure, since that was the first thing that came to mind.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Flamester_ on July 24, 2008, 10:05:39 pm
I think 33 is my favorite.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on August 04, 2008, 03:50:41 pm
Confirming I am still among the living.
Reject Universe #35
RU35 is infinite and flat like several others.  However, there are in fact two seperate layers of it.  One, at the bottom, is ignorant from the layer 20 feet above it.  There are many holes in the top layer, in organized patterns.  There is one circular hole at every point in a grid formed on the top layer.  The top layer, unbeknownst to the bottom layer, rules the bottom layer secretly.
Biology and Life Cycle
There are several differences between our life cycle and the RU35ers.  For instance, puberty comes with the first major growth spurt, meaning most people who can walk can reproduce.  Of course they do not, just like teenagers generally do not reproduce despite being capable in RU42.  Additionally, all are born in the top layer.  At the age of 17, memory is erased, the person is sterilized, and they are dropped to the bottom layer with a severe lack of curiosity of the top layer added into their mind.  All pregnancies must be teen pregnancies in RU35- of course, that does not matter as humans socially mature much quicker.  The equivelent issue to teen pregnancy is Siddi pregnancy (Siddi being an over-time abbreviation of "Single Digit").
Wildlife
There are only three species in RU35- humans, Calmsticks, odd plants that taste something like chicken, and Happibares.  Happibares evolved to look cute - they look something like a white teddy bear- but are very deadly.  You can die in one of two ways from a Happibare.  One is making eye contact.  This is arguably the best way to go in the multiverse.  You feel euphoria, you get all the jokes you never got before.  Then you die.  The other is eating its meat.  This causes your eyes to quit functioning properly, making you cry until you drown.
Next- Reject Universe #35
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on August 04, 2008, 04:11:30 pm
Nice...

This universe is just... what's the word I'm looking for... odd enough to work...
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on August 04, 2008, 04:22:05 pm
Thanks!
Reject Universe #36
A long time ago, RU36 was much like our own.  However, war broke out.  No-one remembers what the war was over.  However, the bombs dropped decayed the very fabric of RU36.  The universe would clearly collapse soon.  Fortunately, the scientists in RU36 were very intelligent.  They implanted everyone in the universe into a new, escapist universe.  It was nearly like a video game, but with infinite realism.  It was like a high-tech game of laser tag.  It was an infinite, three dimensional, dark maze.  There were three factions, the reds, the blues, and the yellows.  Random devices in the wall could do various things.  There were two kinds of laser, destroying, which took away health, and repairing, which added health.  Destroyers were orange, repairers green.  If the lasers had stripes, it would only affect those of the faction that had the stripes (red-striped-oranges would only damage reds for instance).  Each faction's goal was to destroy the other faction's men as many times as possible.  Like in video games, when you die you come back to life, and like in video games there is no pain.  Reproduction is neccasary to produce more players.  If the two mates are the same faction, the baby is of that faction.  If the two mates are of different factions, the baby is of the faction belonging to neither mate.
Wildlife
There is many wildlife.  They act as factionless laser-shooting enemies.  They come in infinite varieties (They are procedurally generated).
And Next-Reject Universe #37
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on August 04, 2008, 04:29:17 pm
Matrix + Lazer tag + Online FPS = A winning combonation.

BTW, only 4 more untill you can start that RP. :D
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on August 04, 2008, 04:41:31 pm
Yeah, I'm excited, plenty!
Reject Universe #37
Before a Mentcrack (a metauniversal phenomenon that lets ideas seep from one universe to another) brought the concept of Naziism to RU42, it existed in RU37.  A project to create a teleporting warrior plant was in process.  However, something went wrong.  The plant decided it was superior to all.  It teleported itself to the center of the Earth and captured humans.  The rest of the humans it teleported magma into.  It placed thousands of babies of itself along the surface of the Earth.  Humans became slaves to the Naziplants.  The plants forced a symbiotic relationship with humans.  Humans had portals inside their body that teleported food to the plants.  The humans must follow the plant's instructions.  Free will still exists- but not following the plant's instructions will result in quick death by magma.  The plants, called Pods to show that they are even superior to their creators the Nazis, have a honeycomb membrane at the outermost area of a sphere, which controls intelligence and human instructions.  Further in is a food collecting honeycomb membrane to collect teleported food.  At the center of the sphere is a ball that controls all of the teleportation (there are teleporters in each cell) and has a mass of magma for human disposal.
Soon-Reject Universe #38
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on August 04, 2008, 04:47:53 pm
A universe of mind-controled Nazis run by intellegent plants with teleportation powers?

Sounds like some Star Trek plot. Most likely from Enterprise  :D
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on August 13, 2008, 10:20:59 pm
Reject Universe #38
RU38 simply cannot have much written upon it as it changes very quickly and it would soon be out of date.  You see, rather than the forces being normally attractive and repellent in different ammounts, they vary.  The universe oscillates over a six week period.  At first, the universe is one tightly packed ball as all forces are attractive.  After an hour, the ball spreads throughout the entire universe in a huge explosion as the forces become normal and stable.  Every time, humans are created on some planet.  They are created as if they were going about their average lives, with all buildings and technology of their society created with them.  After three weeks, the stable period ends.  All forces become repellent, and all matter spreads completely evenly through the universe, each particle several feet from the other particle.  After an hour of this, it becomes stable for three more weeks, humans being created again, in a completely different society, before going back to being a tightly packed ball.  This repeats ad infinitum.  It is rather tragic and Insert regrets it.
Special Preview
From now on, on multiples of ten starting on RU40, along with the normal RU I will put in some information on either Insert's universe, the art of Universecrafting, or the multiversal structure.
Next:Reject Universe #39
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on August 13, 2008, 10:23:26 pm
Yay, you're back!

EDIT: Forgot an opinion here...

This one looks like it could either be the best universe or the worse for RP'ers. On the one hand, you have no clue what you're getting into. On the other, the majority of your actions won't have any realy long term effects. Depending on the kind of RP'er you are, these can be either bad or good. The first can either be seen as an adventure or possibly getting something you don't like. The second can make players feel that they can do whatever they want, which not all players get enjoyment out of.

I can also forsee a "I need to get out before the universe switches, but my travel tech has been stolen/broken/generally screwed over" plot for this universe. If you can do something else, then great.

I'm excited about the new info as well!
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on August 13, 2008, 11:24:52 pm
Thanks.  I appreciate longer opinions like this (though you said via PM that you'd evventually do all of those when I hit 42).
Reject Universe #39.
Insert decided after making RU38 that he would stop something.  Every single universe made him do a doubletake when he saw his computing bill at the end of the month he completed it in.  Quite simply, the calculations required to keep everything running in the universes cost far too much.  He decided to do something to stop this.  Thus, he created the Kingdom of Mathos.  The Kingdom of Mathos condenses calculations to one universe. At first, one would think it was an infinite casino floor.  It is, but it is not technically gambling as every single inhabitant of the universe has an infinite ammount of money, so the inhabitants merely play to be amused at the results.  Every slot machine has a different probabability of winning in various ammounts, and as the land is infinite and infinite humans are constantly playing, the results are used to create results for chances in all the universes.  But, though males and females alike play at the slot machines, the female players are sterile.  Only the Queens mate.  The Queens live on the dance floors.  They dance and sing like any performer.  However, rather than singing predetermined words, screenreaders feed them equations to solve, which they solve to music while dancing.  They are very intelligent and have not made a mistake yet, despite RU39 having been around for billions of years and there being an infinite quantity of them.  Their answers feed definitive results to the other universes.  Food consists of meat and water that appears in front of people when they are hungry or thirsty.  Normally this would be unacceptable, but Insert was trying to create a tool, not the perfect universe.
And soon:Reject Universe #40 and More
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on August 13, 2008, 11:33:55 pm
Odd way to make a number cruncher, but it works, so I'm not complaining.  :D
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Tesla on August 14, 2008, 02:03:51 am
Insert is... messed up.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Wonderful Lizard of Oz on August 14, 2008, 03:43:18 am
Messed up?
And Darth: I think I thought of an even better RU38 plot than "broken travel", though perhaps it could be combined:falling in love with a RU38er.
Reject Universe #40
An infinite number of floating disks, each approximately 20 feet in diameter, float in RU40, immobile.  Men and women constantly fall down, from disk to disk.  They jump from disk to lower disk.  They hunt small creatures that also fall down from disk to disk, that look vaguely like furry white lizards.  Nothing hunts the humans, so they spend most of their time hunting, eating, falling, and mating.  Reproductive rates are massively larger than RU42, and by the end of her life a woman will likely have had over 20 children.
Wildlife
Besides the lizardthings, a plant grows which the lizards eat.  It looks something like a ball covered in hot dogs.  It is rather tasty to humans as well, but not nearly as nutritious as the lizards.
Society
Technology is a little less advanced than modern man's, with the most advanced technology being made of steam engines.  Society is vastly different from that of RU42ian's.  A major reason for this traces back a long ways into their history.  Though society was not sexist for one gender, a major taboo was battles between men and women.  Thus, the gesture of a handshake, which evolved in most societies to prove that neither had a weapon in hand, never formed between males and females.  Thus, the equivelent gesture over time became mating.  Unlike most societies where mating bonds were formed, and emotions specific to mating formed, it became something completely normal.  The only censors were on violence.  However, the urge to censor violence grew as there was little else to censor.  Though wars develop in RU40, any citizen who was not a soldier could not tell you that as even the news media is prohibited from talking about it.  Not only are war secrets secret, but the wars themselves are secret.  The government does not like this as it means it can only get soldiers via drafting, leaving the countries rather unpatriotic.

And A Special Feature
Insert's Universe
Insert's Universe used to be like... something, but no-one can remember.  It has been bulldozed away and replaced with an entirely manmade universe.  Floating city-sized bubbles are controlled by people to connect in different ways.  Insert owns three of them:A laboratory city, a factory city, and a city as a private home for him and his more close partners.
In Insert's universe, a handy device called a Holographic Autodisplay Litithicium Organ.  It is a small device that one swallows.  Afterwards, a ring-shaped computer about a foot in diameter will form inside one's head and float on top of it.  Then, at business meetings, you can display holograms of graphs, charts, prototypes, or whatever one wants to display.
A much more sinister device called the Hearttaker Oscillating Ripping Nicknacks, a highly illegal and dangerous device, consists of two small cones.  When one puts them on his head, one on each side, they can drain energy from your soul and shoot it out as a weapon.  Using it is addictive, and one is less human every time it is used.  Naats attempted to assasinate Insert with it shortly after the corruption of RU11, but failed and only created a large hole in the food he was eating.


Special Contest!
From now on, I will be running the Multiversal Travel Bureau Contest!  We will start with RU1.
Rules:
1. You must make an advertisement for the universe as a tourist attraction in comic form.
2. When I get three comics, I will judge.
3. I will judge on artwork, creativity of format, and ammount of information presented.  Bonus if you weave a story in.
4. I will edit the post and illustrate the universe with the winner.
5. Then we move on to the next universe for the contest.
Soon:Reject Universe #41
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on August 14, 2008, 09:52:01 am
Hmmm...

For the special contest, can we just write an advertising blurb, or team up with someone who can draw people to some degree?
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Yuu on August 14, 2008, 03:33:39 pm
The TAA people. ;)
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on August 15, 2008, 02:38:04 pm
Unfortunately, Wonderful Lizzard isn't able to update this thread himself anymore, and has moved HRU to Worldrealms (Check the link in my sig)

However, for those of us who'd just rather use the old thread, I'll be copying his uptates over here.

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Reject Universe #41
RU41 was designed by Insert to make a point to a colleague in an argument. He later regretted it, as in order to make that point he put billions and billions of humans through hell. Every human as a seperate subuniverse. The subuniverse consists of an empty field. Nothing can be changed-if you wrote your name in the dirt and quit looking at it, then when you looked at it, it would not be there. There is no starvation, all needed energy is transported into your body by the very universe. Mating occurs three times-once at twenty, once at thiry, and once at forty. During mating, sperm are taken by the universe and placed into females, which means no one even knew it happened in the first place until all the females become pregnant. When children are born, they are transported to a new subuniverse of their own, which means no-one ever meets anyone except their mother, briefly at birth. Fortunately, Multiversal travellers have no such constraints to stay in their subuniverse, as they are native and have no subuniverse, and thus can rescue the inhabitants-but only one by one.
Next Up:Reject Universe #42
(Oops, I forgot an appendix. Next one'll be double.)

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Reject Universe #42
A millenia has passed since the modern age. What has happened to our world? We have gone much farther into space. Only five countries exist:The United States of America, the European Union, the New Soviet Union, the People's Republic of Asia, and the Australian Empire. Though all are far into space, only the USA, the NSU, and PRA have faster than light travel, though the other countries are typically trying to steal it. Faster than light travel is easy-you just need to temporarily shrink the entire universe. Though time travel has been discovered impossible, a common sight is a time viewer-a machine that allows one to look back in time. A dollar's worth of electricity allows you to look back a month. The more electricity used, the further back you can see. Just as the RP starts, the US ship the President Harry, sponsored by the George Bush XII Foundation for Multiversal Knowledge, with thirty scientists, ship pilots, doctors, and just average citizens, began it's journey through the worlds. The ship orbits around Khan IV to collect energy for its travel (Khan IV mysteriously emits energy). It has an onship portal for travel. Approximately an hour is required for the creation of each portal, though once the portal is created it can be used at any time. RU42 is currently the 4th most advanced multiversal civilization.

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Reject Universe #43
RU43 is the site of the biggest Mentcrack possible. It affected American culture in a large portion of the twentieth century. Years ago, there were two civilizations, a barbarous one and a civilized and advanced one. The civilized one decided they were bored, so they bulldozed the entire planet, created a habitat for the barbarous one, tought the barbarous one how to use it, and then shot themselves. The planet is a humongous city. Males and females have completely different roles in society. In childhood they are the same. They are tought in spherical spheres about society (they live in the spherical spheres as well, and do not leave until graduation), until at age 12 the males are released and at age 16 the females are released. The males go to find a pack-groups of nomadic motorcyclists who hunt their own food. Females attempt to find a job. Packs travel from motel to motel nightly, though sleeping in the grass is not uncommon. Every pack has an Alpha Male, who gives all the orders and becomes AM by killing the last AM, or, more peacefully, by getting the last AM to say he is the AM. The Alpha Male is not the only male who mates, merely the most likely. You see, when a male feels the mating urge caused by seeing females, he first must take his shirt off (to avoid ruining the shirt). He puts his arms by his sides and sweats rapidly. But this is not normal sweat. When he spreads his arms out, the sweat has solidified and formed into a circular (When his arms are correctly positioned) mating display. The more elaborate it is, the more likely a female will see it and request mating. Alpha Males always have the most elaborate and colorful mating displays.
Society
Society in males has already been explained. However, females are really the workers and the creators. They build the buildings, they run the buildings. Males visit the buildings for their services, but can never truly own one. Some common buildings include (this'll be a blur) Diners, Malt shops, Disco Halls, and Coffee Shops. Additionally, there is no religion, but not athiesm either. No-one has thought about it. The equivelent, for females at least, is fashion. Some females think miniskirts are best. Others support jeans. Yet others rely constantly on short shorts. Males think it is rather silly, as they do not care HOW they desire mating, they just care that they desire it.
Wildlife
A creature called the Jukebox has a symbiotic relationship with humans. It moves from resturaunt to resturaunt and eats quarters in exchange for songs. However, a mimic, the False Jukebox, looks exactly like it but has teeth and will attempt to eat whoever uses it.
A deadly predator called the Wild Automobile, which looks like an old Beetle but has teeth underneath, will attempt to roll humans over, and then eat them. Fortunately it is easy to kill, you merely must shoot it's windshield.
Soon Enough:Reject Universe #44
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Ultramarine on August 15, 2008, 02:49:28 pm
What the?

Well at least will he be back at all?
He doesn't have to migrate without leaving entirely :-\
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on August 15, 2008, 02:57:13 pm
I believe he was banned, though he didn't give me specifics. It would make sense.

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Reject Universe #44
Spiders. Where do you think they came from? RU42 was still evolving as RU44 was being designed, which made Insert think the following thought:
"These things are AWESOME! I'll make them unintelligent, make them arthropods instead of chordates, make them REALLY tiny, and make them in RU42!"
You can see that he was very intellectual that day.
In RU44, humans have three sets of arms and one set of legs. They liquify their food with their teeth before eating it. And, females at least, can create webs (The gland is actually in their breasts, giving it a secondary use). The species is entirely arboreal and avoids the ground at all cost.
Society
Society has three stages (two for males). The first is schooling. They spend the first eighteen years of their life in this period, much like RU42 today. After graduation from college, mating occurs. After mating, females eat their mate. This cannot be stopped, it is an instinctual reaction. A tube through the female's spinal cord brings the egg sac to the head. Finally, a hole forms in the roof of the female's mouth, and the egg sac falls out. The female then roasts the egg sac over a fire. Each egg springs up and turns into a human, like popcorn. Then, comes work. There are two kinds of job. Studentwork, and Workwork. Studentwork is work to make the lives of the students better. Workwork is work to make the lives of the workers better.
Wildlife
Springloaders, snakes that spring from tree to tree using their tail as a sort of leg, are very tasty, at least to RU44ers.
A horrific animal called the Ghrabivin, which looks something like a Chinese Dragon and lives on the ground, has a student (always female) sacrifice made to it every year. There is one for every village.
Soon:Reject Universe #45

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Reject Universe #45
The Genesis Corporation was starting to get into the public eye. Eventually, Gunjab State Penitentiary contacted him. They wanted a jailhouse universe, pronto, to drain their prison space and use it on something else. Thus RU45 was born. It was an endless desert. It was worse than the death penalty-it is impossible to die in RU45, but there is also no food whatsoever, making constant starving and never dying. It is said that eventually, when the universe needs cleaning out, tigers will be placed in the universe several million miles, that actually CAN kill. Some even think that this has already been done, and that the prisoners simply have not run into them or vice verca yet. Any way, it is a hostile and deadly universe.
Soon 'Nuff:Reject Universe #46
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Yuu on August 16, 2008, 05:19:32 am
Him? Banned? What? :-\

Well, at least he's at WR. :) ;)
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: smjjames on August 16, 2008, 10:49:58 pm
huh? what did he do to get banned?

Anyways, pretty cool universes on the rest of them.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on August 17, 2008, 07:43:39 pm
New Batch!

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Reject Univeres #46
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All transmissions end here.
Soon on Hall. Of. Rejected. Universes:Reject Universe #47.

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Reject Universe #47
Infinite continents. Unlike other flat infinite worlds, which are either all water or all land with a few pools, RU47 is like the world, with continents that take up around thirty percent of the space. Technology never developed here. In RU47, exploits in physics, called molecular perpetual motion, aka "magic", allow an element called Merlinium can create energy and control it with enough will power, effectively allowing spells and magic (Merlinium only works in RU47, other universes do not have the physics bug that makes it possible). There are five subspecies of human, three intelligent:Humans, Mermen, and Centaurs, the intelligents, and Harpies and Gorgons, the unintelligent. They can all interbreed. The race of the child depends on its gender. It will become the race of it's opposite gender parent. Like, if a female Mermaid and a male Centaur mated, a male child would be a Merman and a female child would be a Centauress. Intelligent genes are dominant-if a Human and a Gorgon mated, it would be intelligent even if it were a Gorgon, though this happens rarely as the three intelligent species consider the unitelligent ones to be complete animalistic garbage.
Wildlife
Dragons, unicorns, a large amount of mythical creatures. Some are more obscure. For instance, a species of lion that can suck in its prey from a quarter of a mile exists, as well as a wolf that's body is over ten miles long. Interestingly, Unicorns are not herbivores like horses but are in fact photosynthetic. They are also the base of the foodchain.
Society
Many social movements that occured in our world occured, but many did not. For instance, though the civil rights movement occured, the abolition did not, which means that black people can vote, have jobs, and attend public places freely, but are still slaves. On the other hand, though the sexual revolution occurred, the women's rights did not, meaning that women are free sexually but are still housewives, cannot have jobs, and are subject to domestic abuse. Tech levels (at least based around magic) are around the level of modern RU42-automobiles and computers are all magicbased.
Enough Soon:Reject Universe #48

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Reject Universe #48
In RU48, gas giants are dominant. In fact, there are no stars or planets, just gas giants that consume others through gravity to become increasingly bigger. Creatures either live in the gases or float on the top of them. Humans float on the top of a red gas giant called Gabinjit VII (The number refers to how many gas giants it has consumed.). Floating disk-cities are home to humans. Position in society depends on how well your stories are taken. Stories that are of the "There was a little girl. Then she died" variety will most likely get you a ditchdigger position, or worse, (the worst position in society, actually, is rather surprising-Mate of the King/Queen. The only thing is, it isn't a mate like a spouse. It's a "I whip you until you mate with me, then lock you in your dingy cell until you need food to live, and then let you out again to mate with me under force of whip". You get to be a King or Queen if you turn out to be the next Homer or J K Rowling. Incidentally, most of the people on this forum would probably be Mayors.
Wildlife
An animal that looks something like a legged stapler with bug-compound eyes exists in the position of a rat. Lots of fish (the fish have eyestalks, by the way) of different sizes swim in the gas. Some are merely nibblers, nibbling at the toes of humans unwise enough to put their feet in the water. Yet others are called Fauxnibblers, sharks sized organisms with a toungue designed to simulate the touch of a nibbler, making people think nothing is wrong until *CHOMP* the person is in the Fauxnibbler's stomach. An extremely rare thing is called a Collosus, an enormous fish large enough to eat an entire city, though typically it only eats cities when it mistakes them for its prey, an enormous floating mammal called a Flatfloater.
And Next:Reject Universe #50 And More.

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Reject Universe #50
RU50 is infinite in some ways, finite in others. If you drew a line across it one way, it would touch itself like a line around the Earth. If you drew it exactly right, it would go forever. It is an infinite cylinder, with a diameter in any circular section equivelent to that of the Earth's. Humans fly with batlike fleshwings, and live in cities in the air (really just EXTREMELY oversized hotairballoons). Their technology includes busses, telivisions, and even computers, but it is all made using steam technology, not electricity.
Wildlife
The Glurges are the reason that the RU50ers left the ground in the first place. They are dog-sized thingyroach-things that eat nearly everything, are constantly spreading, require a car's worth of weight to smash, and destroy the ecosystem on the ground. They are slowly making ground life nearly extinct except for some stowaways into the cities and creatures big enough to avoid being eaten. The ground is nearly coated in them and thus is avoided.
A Dispeler, which looks like a stapler with legs and compound eyes, lives in the place of a rat. It steals food, damages buildings, spreads diseases, bites small children to death, destroys the air city's sandbags, making them fall to the ground and killing all the men, women, and children inside, and makes rather annoying noises.
The Mosheg is a rotund floating organism that filterfeeds bacteria. It is an important food source for humans.
The Snamp is an enormous ground-creature that can actually stomp the Glurges to death. It attacks air-organisms with it's crocodile-like jaws.
The Zenom is a parasite/carnivore. It starts life as a small box. When a woman touches the box, it springs out and impregnates the woman with a baby Zenom. This is the last point at which it is killable by means besides starvation. It then is born-but not like baby humans. It eats its way out of the mother, going all the way from the birth canal to the head and then coming out of the deadened mouth. It grows over the course of an hour into a fearsome, black, flying humanoid. It eats lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots of humans. It then mates, lays eggs in the form of the boxes, and then causes itself to evaporate. (Yes, I know I ripped that off from the xenomorph. And your problem with that is...?)
Society
Society is in a form of anarchy. One city may be built as a gift to mankind, and the next may require a tax of some of your food to live in. Most hunt their own food, though some will trade for it.

Metaversal Structure
A universe is defined as an infinite space, surrounded by a Universal Wall, in a space the size of an infinite number of infinities. A Universal Wall consists of Seprons, particles so densely packed that neither matter nor energy, even in their fundamental forms, can penetrate them. The only way to leave a universe is to fire a soul (much like a neutron at an atom) at the Sepron wall, thus causing a chain reaction that should loosen the Seprons and allow you to penetrate them. Portals to other universes, as seen in the RP, are actually a system of portals, much like internet cables can actually connect to many hosts. First it connects to the universe's edge, then it penetrates it, then it connects to the other universe's edge, then it penetrates it, then it connects to the place you want.
Coming Up:Double Appendix.

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Double-Appendix
Interesting Facts on RU31
RU31 is in severe danger of breaking as people do not have matter in their body's to hold their soul in, thus making souls fly around like bundt cakes.
Interesting Facts on RU32
RU32ians will be severely damaged by very minor wounds. Getting tapped on the shoulder typically will kill one.
Interesting Facts on RU33
RU33 people do not particularly like platformers. This is likely because everyday life for them is a platformer.
Interesting Facts on RU34
RU34ians do not speak with their mouth. They speak with their navel.
Interesting Facts on RU35
The occasional criminal will avoid sterilization/memory removal, but are typically caught and punished with death.
Interesting facts on RU36
Grenades that shoot lasers in all directions exist, as well as the laser guns. They are very rare, though, and likely will shoot you as well, and thus are not used very often.
Interesting facts on RU37
A rare birth defect in RU37 will cause the child to be born as a polar bear. The exact reason is not known, but they are typically aborted by the Pods.
Interesting Facts on RU38
RU38 creates an odd noise every time it changes. It sounds something like a windchime, though this is only knowable from viewing the change from outside.
Interesting Facts on RU39
There is no reason why RU39 is called the Kingdom of Mathos. None at all.
Interesting Facts on RU40
In the center of each of the discs is a bacteria that would potentially cause a Zombie Plague. Noone knows how they got there.
Interesting Facts on RU41
Female RU41ians are generally better at accepting the idea of other objects than males, as they actually see their children for a few seconds.
Interesting Facts on RU43
RU42 got back at RU43's enormous Mentcrack with a Mentcrack of it's own, though it never knew it, which transplanted RU42 names in. The most common male name is Al, and the most common female name is Rhonda.
Interesting Facts on RU44
There are two instruments in RU44. One is the Triten, which looks like a very large saxophone that requires all six hands. The other, the Cubestring, is a string instrument, with string on each face of a cube. Each hand is used for a different face.
Interesting Facts on RU45
Some prisoners were found to have had children. They could not be taken out, they had already been raised through their adolescense by the time it was learned.
Interesting Facts on RU46
RU46, in case you didn't figure out, is a lotuseater's dream of stupid humans, floating in empty space, feeling very joyous.
Interesting Facts on RU47
Intelligent versions of the unintelligent species typically try to avoid the usual unintelligent versions.
Interesting Facts on RU48
You can be executed if the majority of your stories are bad enough. Typically this level is somewhere around the "gay romance fanfic" level.
Interesting Facts on RU49
RU49 does not exist anymore. What it was like when it did was anyone's guess, but one survivor exists who traverses the multiverse in a stolen multiversal travel machine. Even he does not remember how he found it. In his sleep he yells " YOU MANIACS! YOU BLEW IT UP! OH, D**N YOU! D**N YOU ALL TO HELL!"
Interesting Facts on RU50
RU50 humans evolved from flying monkeys.
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Yuu on August 18, 2008, 03:01:01 am
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Interesting Facts on RU49
RU49 does not exist anymore. What it was like when it did was anyone's guess, but one survivor exists who traverses the multiverse in a stolen multiversal travel machine. Even he does not remember how he found it. In his sleep he yells " YOU MANIACS! YOU BLEW IT UP! OH, D**N YOU! D**N YOU ALL TO HELL!"

That is one very upset dude! :D
Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on August 18, 2008, 03:48:21 pm
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Forgotten Interesting Facts on RU33
There are five unions on RU33. These are:The Real Men's Union, The Thespian's Union, The Brain's Union, The Loonie's Union, and the Munchkin's Union.
Forgotten Interesting Facts on RU42
For no particular reason, futureslang for "That drink tasted good" is "That was a good munchkin."

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Reject Universe #51
RU51 is an empty, abandoned world. The people are not dead. They have ascended to a higher plane. Exactly where this higher plane leads or what it is, no-one knows, not even Insert. The thought that his creations could supersede him terrified him and made him highly paranoid for several weeks. It is known that they can return to it, as many previously unexplained phenomenon such as the Loch Ness Monster, UFO crashes, and their equivelents in other RUs have been traced to them. RU51 had such good technology that the cities never decayed into the ground-though most technology was taken with them, some technology was never taken, and thus the buildings are still maintained and in good condition, though devoid of any technology more advanced than mere wooden/metal furniture.
Wildlife
Gooat, creatures that are very small and suck energy vampirically from the maintenence robots, though never enough to deactivate them. They are terrifying because the robot's technology was based off of the same principals inherent in souls, thus meaning that if humans visited RU51, they could quickly attach to your head and trap your soul within their body forever, even in their death.
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Title: Re: Hall of Rejected Universes
Post by: Darth Grievi on August 22, 2008, 04:27:14 pm
The contest rules have changed.

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Okay, I'm officially changing the rules.
You may write an advertising blurb, but it shall be far less likely to win than if it does, in fact, have pictures.