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AMNK
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09:05:49 AM Nov 15th 2011
Not to argue with the mod, but...

  • Luck-Based Mission: One of the achievements is for catching a Weighted Storage Cube in a particular test chamber before it touches the ground after being doused in Repulsion Gel. It's pure blind luck if the cube will even bounce in your direction to begin with. *

...that hottip isn't Walkthrough Mode?
toomanyaccounts
01:07:19 PM Dec 9th 2012
Maybe we should merge this with the article on the other Portal game. After all, they are in the same series.
AussieEvil
topic
04:01:49 PM Oct 5th 2011
How spoilery is Potat OS? If it's particularly spoilery, I suggest we remove her usual formatting from her quotes and spoiler the name?
Sol9000
topic
02:05:28 AM Sep 19th 2011
I can't remember the actual words, but one quote that was removed of GLaDOS is another example of Getting Crap Past the Radar. I'll tell you the words after a while...
Sol9000
01:13:12 PM Sep 21st 2011
edited by Sol9000
Oh, and it goes with one of the Wild-Mass-Guessings For Chell. I won't go into spucifics, but GLaDOS's Insults have a little more meaning then just the little bit of Character Development GLaDOS gets...

Sorry, didn't read the laconic for the link to a trope a put up.
Katana
topic
01:00:00 PM Sep 14th 2011
This is a Portal 2 specific problem but

Dummied Out materials shouldn't be affecting tropes. They're not in the final build and they're not part of the story. It's like using concept art and calling it canon.
ExplrrWho
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04:01:55 PM Aug 21st 2011
Suggestion for and edit about what i noticed about Caroline, It would fits nice if there was something under Schrodinger's Cat or somewhere about how Schrodinger's Cat may also be Valve's humor on the possibility of Caroline Being Dead or Alive herself. Word of mouth says she's dead, but the ending song says otherwise. So, taking hint from the Comic, and the other clues that tie it to the game, it's just natural to think she's is to be assumed both Alive and Dead. Call me crazy.
Zukhramm
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11:17:38 AM Jun 20th 2011
Thought I'd run this by on this page rather than start editing back and forth.

I added the fact that "Does a set of all sets contain itself?" is in fact not a paradox to the Did Not Do The Research entry.

It was removed by the user fuckshitpiss with the comment "a set only contains itself in naive set theory. the idea is that of a chicken and egg paradox. look up russell's paradox."

Now, I know that Russel's Paradox is a paradox (hence the name) but the question here is not Russel's Paradox but "Does a set of all sets contain itself?". Since set theory is not really my area of expertise I might be wrong in this but here's how I understand it.

In naive set theory as said, the answer is simply yes, a set containing all sets contains itself, so it's not a paradox. Now, in other types of set theory sets can not contain themselves, which means that the answer is either "No, sets can not contain themselves" or "N/A, a set can not contain itself so the question is meaningless". In either case the question is still not a paradox.

Thoughts?
Micah
11:33:45 AM Jun 20th 2011
I'm also not a set theorist, but my understanding is that you're correct (and, in fact, there can be non-naive set theories in which a set of all sets exists). I added it back with a little more detail.
Fighteer
moderator
topic
11:19:30 AM May 12th 2011
<Mod Note>: Discussion for this game is merged with the Portal discussion page. Please go there.
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