“I only upload high-quality video game rips.” ;D (Spoilers.)
In olden times, it seemed that tales and myths served to explain the world—or to attempt to crack our dilemma. We still tell stories now, but they seem to discern future times, future emotions. And they play out in this fashion, with the stories distorting and evolving in fractal shapes.
847-page forum thread, now the definitive historical document of a society of lonely people that gathered from 2004 to 2006 after Google searching ‘i am lonely’.
An online puzzle of images, audio files, prime numbers, PGP keys, map coordinates, Tor addresses. Was it really intellegence agency recruiters? Was it just another ARG? What came of the ‘highly intelligent individuals’ that advanced to later stages?
No one knows. It wasn’t about the conclusion - it didn’t end as some mere marketing stunt. Seven years after that initial JPEG, we are still in the puzzle.
The whole world’s only source for Fafblog.
After finding an SD card of 227 images, the writer of this 2004 blog made up stories for the pictures. Until the owner was discovered and the blog was closed.
I recall a line from these that went: The wendigo / The wendigo / I met you / Just a friend ago. It had me in stitches at the time. This is a collection preserved by someone monikered “Surly Teabag.” This feels like a kin to Over the Garden Wall.
I feel like this started the “haunted game cartridge” creepypastas. But I’m not a connoisseur. If not, whatever, I like it.