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#121 Offline Willshaper

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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 12:36 PM

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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 12:36 PM

Well, now that the big rabbit is out of the hat, it's time to start wondering: What are this GB's plans? TYQ chapter 3 ended simply with the ominous tone that the GB's plans need to be stopped. What are those plans? How will he reveal himself?And, of course, all of these questions can be easily summed up in one: When do we get the next chapter?

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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 12:41 PM

There is hope... *Samwise the Brave plays in the background*
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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 01:06 PM

Aha. I never really made any guesses about who the GB was, but it's still kind of nice to know.
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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 01:12 PM

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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 01:23 PM

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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 01:49 PM

Wow. Personally, I wanted it to be
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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 02:15 PM

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Lol and people thought it was Helryx. :lol-sign:

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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 02:24 PM

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Lol and people thought it was Helryx. :lol-sign:

Eh, I think she was struck out of the running a while back because of the whole incompatible gender and not wanting to devalue the awesome female first Toa.
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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 02:31 PM

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Lol and people thought it was Helryx. :lol-sign:

Eh, I think she was struck out of the running a while back because of the whole incompatible gender and not wanting to devalue the awesome female first Toa.
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I'm pretty sure that I was on the same side as you on my first post. (And I already knew that Helryx wasn't the GB when Greg told us.)So basically, we both agree that Helryx isn't the GB. :)

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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 02:34 PM

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Lol and people thought it was Helryx. :lol-sign:

Eh, I think she was struck out of the running a while back because of the whole incompatible gender and not wanting to devalue the awesome female first Toa.
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I'm pretty sure that I was on the same side as you on my first post.So basically, we both agree that Helryx isn't the GB. :)

Yeah, I knew that, totally. :fear: I caught an implication of it being a theory that continued to prosper up until this topic was posted, is all.
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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 03:01 PM

Fascinating.
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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 03:20 PM

Um... I'm very sorry, but what is this contest that everyone keeps talking about now? XDNice twist an all, but really, am I the only one here that's concerned with how the blazes you got in touch with Greg? I tried sending him a real-life letter and it was fruitless. :PEDIT: ALSO WAIT, HOLY KANOHI.
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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 03:36 PM

Um... I'm very sorry, but what is this contest that everyone keeps talking about now? XDNice twist an all, but really, am I the only one here that's concerned with how the blazes you got in touch with Greg? I tried sending him a real-life letter and it was fruitless. :PEDIT: ALSO WAIT, HOLY KANOHI.

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That's a fun coincidence! We're working on a system for random factoids like that on BS01, and it's always good to keep in mind (I think KZN02 has a list somewhere). Obviously the meaning is retrospective, but I do enjoy amusing coincidences like that.Anyhow, after the reveal that there was a secret GB in the MU, Greg started a contest on BZP to guess the identity, and he would pick a winner (of the contest, not necessarily the character itself) based on the reasons provided. The contest was eventually abandoned, but the lingering plot thread remained.Personally, when we were deciding what to ask Greg, this is what stuck out most in my mind. It's not entirely important without context, but it's a bit of closure that I appreciated.As for how we got in contact with Greg... meh, if ER wants to say, he can, but I think it's better off leaving it as a mystery. He's sort of done with BIONICLE at this point, so the last thing I'm sure he needs is a bunch of people asking him about it.

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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 03:38 PM

EDIT: ALSO WAIT, HOLY KANOHI.

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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 03:38 PM

Thanks, man. :)I wonder how I missed that contest... What year did that even take place?And do you think the name was part of the reason they/he chose that particular character?
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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 04:08 PM

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And do you think the name was part of the reason they/he chose that particular character?

Almost certainly. LEGO has a long history of that. :)

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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 04:20 PM

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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 04:21 PM

Well, the identity of the GB's Biosector01 page has been editted already. Go on to Biosector01.com at your own risk
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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 04:24 PM

I'm actually quite speechless. A very interesting twist on Greg's part. Never would've seen good, old riddle speaker as the hidden Great Being. Now all that we need is the identity of the trigger man who killed Tren Krom and Karzahni. Then Bionicle can finally die peacefully, because for all our sake, finish the story already!

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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 04:27 PM

Everybody please remember spoiler tags. Some of you have even been quoting people who used them, so you know you're supposed to, but forgetting them. It's good to type the tags before anything else so you don't forget. :)Thanks.
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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 04:30 PM

Thanks, man. :)I wonder how I missed that contest... What year did that even take place?And do you think the name was part of the reason they/he chose that particular character?

February of last year (The link I just gave will log you out of BZP because it is the BZP archives, so make sure to use another browser or go into incognito mode to view it)

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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 04:33 PM

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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 04:33 PM

So with secret divulged, will we actually get anymore? Because if he has no power and time to write serials, he should really just reveal who the killer is and more because waiting that long for an answer is ridiculous. End the story so people like me can continue it in their own way.
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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 04:36 PM

Perhaps someone can add the little piece of info regarding the (probable) name etymology into the trivia section of you-know-whose BS01 page? :)
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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 04:43 PM

So with secret divulged, will we actually get anymore? Because if he has no power and time to write serials, he should really just reveal who the killer is and more because waiting that long for an answer is ridiculous. End the story so people like me can continue it in their own way.

This. I hope that he will just name the Murderer and maybe give a short synopsis of what was planned. I think then that BIONICLE, for me at least, can finally feel like it has definitive closure. This was a huge step though.-Star

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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 04:45 PM

So with secret divulged, will we actually get anymore? Because if he has no power and time to write serials, he should really just reveal who the killer is and more because waiting that long for an answer is ridiculous. End the story so people like me can continue it in their own way.

Yeah, I'm going to have to agree. It's not the most satisfying ending by far, but I'd prefer knowing all the variables over waiting for who knows how long until there's an update. At least then I know that if there is an update my personal continuation won't be completely wrecked if my current guess as to the murderer is is incorrect.I wouldn't reaaally mind the other loose plot threads being left to dangle because they're inviting me like a cat's invited by a twitching line of yarn; the identity of the killer is like a missing thread I need before I can start my own attempt at continuing where the braid left off.... okay this is my last post for the day I swear, where am I even getting these metaphors...

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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 04:57 PM

So with secret divulged, will we actually get anymore? Because if he has no power and time to write serials, he should really just reveal who the killer is and more because waiting that long for an answer is ridiculous. End the story so people like me can continue it in their own way.

This. I hope that he will just name the Murderer and maybe give a short synopsis of what was planned. I think then that BIONICLE, for me at least, can finally feel like it has definitive closure. This was a huge step though.-Star

I agree -- but preferably only if Greg seriously thinks he won't have time to finish the unfinished stories. I think it's quite possible he'll find the time. :)

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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 05:12 PM

So with secret divulged, will we actually get anymore? Because if he has no power and time to write serials, he should really just reveal who the killer is and more because waiting that long for an answer is ridiculous. End the story so people like me can continue it in their own way.

This. I hope that he will just name the Murderer and maybe give a short synopsis of what was planned. I think then that BIONICLE, for me at least, can finally feel like it has definitive closure. This was a huge step though.-Star

I agree -- but preferably only if Greg seriously thinks he won't have time to finish the unfinished stories. I think it's quite possible he'll find the time. :)

True. However, that seems highly unlikely considering that his last chapter was nearly a year ago and he's far too busy to make another. Ending it now with whatever spoilers he has left would just bring Bionicle to a good close, at least, for the time being.

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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 05:17 PM

Well, if he's too busy. We aren't in his shoes to know. :)
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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 05:26 PM

When you finally et theanswer lots of questions pop inside your mind, anyway thanks a ton Erebus, I felt like it wasn´t correct to spiler myself but it´s been so long since last update I could´nt help but to find the truth, GregF wherever you are I hope you know how much we still appreciate you and await anxiously our return!!!!!
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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 05:27 PM

I don't think Greg has the authority to end the story. One, Lego left the story going so that they could possibly revive it in the future (there have been several reasons that both BZPers and Greg have speculated as to why this may be). Two, Greg is not allowed to reveal the "true nature of the Great Beings" so he's not just going to reveal everything now. That lends itself to the probability that Lego doesn't want to give Bionicle up, IMO.
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Posted Aug 28 2012 - 05:32 PM

I don't think Greg has the authority to end the story.

No no, we're talking about ending the existing serials. :)

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