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Question: How do the Utwig change their mask?
Behind a woody mask   -2 (22.2%)
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The Utwig and their masks
« on: January 31, 2007, 02:16:37 pm »

How do the Utwig change their mask? I mean, when two Utwig talk with each other and one feels the need to don another mask to accomodate his present feelings, does he take off his current mask and put the other? Doing so would reveal his face, which is taboo in the Utwig society. Perhaps there is an underwear mask? I wonder what it would look like...
Any input appreciated.
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Re: The Utwig and their masks
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2007, 02:24:52 pm »

I imagine there is some ceremony involved.
Perhaps the mask-wearer goes behind a large wooden mask to change.
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« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2007, 08:32:19 pm »

They could put the new mask on first, then pull out the old one from underneath it... but surely Utwig mask etiquette, refined over centuries, would not resort to such a kludge.


I think they would have another mask: the Concealing Disguisement of Mask Substitution, to be worn while changing masks.  It would have plenty of space inside, and special doors at the top and bottom to allow the new mask to go in and the old one to go out.

Due to its immensely important function, it would be made of the finest materials, and be really difficult to manufacture.  This is why the Utwig are all still wearing the Mask of Ultimate Embarassment and Shame, even after they get the ultron back.  They can make most new masks fairly quickly, but the CDoMS can't be rushed.  And without it, they can't change and so are stuck with the Mask of Ultimate Embarassment and Shame.

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Re: The Utwig and their masks
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2007, 08:33:19 pm »

I think they probably just wait until everybody else leaves the room.
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Re: The Utwig and their masks
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2007, 09:28:18 pm »

I get the impression that the Utwing don't change moods/mask all that often.
So maybe it's a morning routine?
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« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2007, 01:02:44 am »

BTW, this is what's under their masks:

http://www.ronaldbdayfun.com/images/home/fry-guy.gif
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« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2007, 09:08:20 am »

Quote from: Zeep-Eeep
I get the impression that the Utwing don't change moods/mask all that often.
So maybe it's a morning routine?
Or they change them before a meeting. Yes, from what I remember, they don't want to change mask more than one or two times per meeting.
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Re: The Utwig and their masks
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2007, 04:19:21 am »

Perhaps there is an underwear mask?
  Heh.  I had an immediate vision of a new SC, where multiple bitmaps were made for Utwig emotional responses, and for quick-change, they wear tighty-wighties (white briefs) on their head.   Roll Eyes
Of course, that means since the Utwig got rid of _all_ other masks when they broke the Ultron, they were going "commando".
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