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Model shops, L-space and Discworld
« on: January 12, 2020, 04:39:32 am »
A good bookshop is just a genteel Black Hole that knows how to read.
Terry Pratchett

Does this mean that a good model shop/stash is just a genteel Black Hole that knows how to build?  :rolleyes:

The theory of L-space is that all libraries are connected through time and space - Books = Knowledge = Power = (Force x Distance Time).
http://wiki.lspace.org/mediawiki/index.php/L-space

Would M-space mean that all model stashes and shops are also connected?
Could it be that a suitably large pile of kits will bend the forces of time and space and lead to wormholes that link all good shops?

Are there long-lost hunters of rare kits endlessly searching through dusty boxes in attics and basements, hoping that their candles don't burn out and that the dreaded Carpet Monster doesn't chew through the string that leads them back to their own reality?

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Re: Model shops, L-space and Discworld
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2020, 05:36:46 am »
I believe that the answer to that is a most emphatic        MAYBE!
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Re: Model shops, L-space and Discworld
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2020, 06:27:37 am »
I'm convinced that models go wandering about when no one is looking (books certainly do) as it's the only explanation for not being able to find something one day and yet it's exactly where you thought it should be on the following day ! So M Space is as good an explanation as any  ;)
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Re: Model shops, L-space and Discworld
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2020, 06:36:23 am »
I am convinced that there is a mini black hole here that devours parts or kits on occasion

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Re: Model shops, L-space and Discworld
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2020, 10:56:39 am »
Got to admit I have dreams like that sometimes. There are whole landscapes, buildings and areas of towns, including model shops, that I 'remember', but which I know for a fact don't exist. At least, they don't exist here...
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Re: Model shops, L-space and Discworld
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2020, 03:33:18 am »
Got to admit I have dreams like that sometimes. There are whole landscapes, buildings and areas of towns, including model shops, that I 'remember', but which I know for a fact don't exist. At least, they don't exist here...

I have them.  I used to be convinced that one day i'd go to a new town i'd never been to before and recognise it.
In my dreams i was often chasing around looking for model shops but when I eventually found one they never had what I wanted.
I've since realised that this dream landscape (in my case it was a large island) was made up of bits of real places i'd been to plus places from books, TV & movies.
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Re: Model shops, L-space and Discworld
« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2020, 05:39:32 am »
So building stashes is just preventing critical  mass of models building up in shops

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Re: Model shops, L-space and Discworld
« Reply #7 on: January 14, 2020, 06:12:36 am »
So building stashes is just preventing critical  mass of models building up in shops

.........until criticality occurs within our own stash.
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Re: Model shops, L-space and Discworld
« Reply #8 on: January 14, 2020, 06:25:16 am »
I can see a Dr Who episode gradually taking shape here  ;)
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Re: Model shops, L-space and Discworld
« Reply #9 on: January 14, 2020, 06:51:53 am »
You lot are WEIRD  :wacko:
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Re: Model shops, L-space and Discworld
« Reply #10 on: January 14, 2020, 07:52:55 am »
So building stashes is just preventing critical  mass of models building up in shops

.........until criticality occurs within our own stash.


OGL's stash must be pretty close to that level, and my Loft maybe too.  :-\
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Re: Model shops, L-space and Discworld
« Reply #11 on: January 14, 2020, 08:18:36 am »
You lot are WEIRD  :wacko:

You're one of us... one of us... one of us...  :wacko:

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Re: Model shops, L-space and Discworld
« Reply #12 on: January 14, 2020, 09:35:44 am »
You lot are WEIRD  :wacko:

You're one of us... one of us... one of us...  :wacko:

It takes one to know one  :rolleyes: :thumbsup:
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Re: Model shops, L-space and Discworld
« Reply #13 on: January 14, 2020, 09:39:42 am »
It's for the greater good..  greater good

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Re: Model shops, L-space and Discworld
« Reply #14 on: January 14, 2020, 10:30:19 am »
Well, it'd give OGL a convenient commute between his main stash and the annex.

I haven't been able to access M-space yet, clearly I need more models.  ;D