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What is the logic how the pkuk reborn?
« on: April 14, 2003, 01:44:14 pm »

The question reads in the subject.
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Re: What is the logic how the pkuk reborn?
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2003, 03:36:49 pm »

Huh? You mean, in combat, why do they reincarnate? Well, they claim to be higher beings, so I guess that's as good of an excuse as any.
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Re: What is the logic how the pkuk reborn?
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2003, 08:51:13 pm »

They also theorize that the Pkunk use some sort of holographic device to simulate a respawned ship. Not to say the holograms might not be the ones to go first...

Personally I think it's denial.
Denial is the most powerful force on the planet.
The Pkunk simply refuse to believe in death!
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Re: What is the logic how the pkuk reborn?
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2003, 08:00:38 pm »

That sounds kind of like Douglas Adams secret to flying.  The trick is to aim for the ground, and then miss...
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Re: What is the logic how the pkuk reborn?
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2003, 08:42:35 pm »

And if you mean the computer logic, there is a 50/50 chance that a Pkunk will respawn.

Oh, and I've never hit the ground yet Smiley just the road...
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Re: What is the logic how the pkuk reborn?
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2003, 11:23:25 pm »

i remember when i played this game when it was first released. i was playing my brother while in super melee and i respawned arounf 12 times with the same ship and wiped out his armada of korh-ah. my brother who i was playing agianst got so angry that he declared the pkunk ship illegal. so i used the spathi instead and wipe out a other armada of korh-ah. he decided that the single player game is more suted for him.

so we first won the game by him going around minral collecting and talking and i did all the melee stuff. oh those are great memories. i was like 8 or 9 at the time.

how the pkunk do it:
they are so atuned with the unizerse and their bodies that when they bit blasted to tiny pits they can pull themselves back together.
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Re: What is the logic how the pkuk reborn?
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2003, 05:42:14 am »

"ah, the mysteries of the universe."
"try to understand 'em, but can you?"
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far be it from me to steal someone elses thunder, so i dedicate this post to BioSlayer. hes the real pkunk admirer. with his pic saying "pkunk rule all" so this buds for you Grin

he he Grin~DEFIANT
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Re: What is the logic how the pkuk reborn?
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2003, 12:16:35 pm »

It's very simple: A bit of water and a box of Acme instant-Pkunk.
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Re: What is the logic how the pkuk reborn?
« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2003, 12:30:28 pm »

Their greatest invention since 'instant water'.

How DO they make instant Pkunk powder, anyway?

My guess is they take instant Yehat powder and leave it out in the sun for a bit.
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Re: What is the logic how the pkuk reborn?
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2003, 01:10:58 pm »

Instant Pkunk powder is very easy to make:

1. Take one full grown, mature pkunk.
2. Dehydrate him badly.
3. Put him in a huge grinder.
4. Set the remains on fire.
5. Collect the ashes.
6.Have another pkunk do "The Ritual of ashes".
6. You now have enough powder to make one Pkunk, just by adding water.

As for the ship, do the same, but instead of dehydrating, drain it of fuel.
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Re: What is the logic how the pkuk reborn?
« Reply #10 on: April 16, 2003, 01:15:31 pm »

If that works, my next theory will be that the Pkunk are really just Yehat spliced with sponge genes.

You can do the same to a sponge-- put it in a blender--- and the pieces will grow back into sponges.
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Re: What is the logic how the pkuk reborn?
« Reply #11 on: April 16, 2003, 01:33:30 pm »

As I have never felt the need to try (or even come up with that idea), I shall take your word for it.
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Re: What is the logic how the pkuk reborn?
« Reply #12 on: April 16, 2003, 01:39:14 pm »

Oh yes. Works with some starfish, too.
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Re: What is the logic how the pkuk reborn?
« Reply #13 on: April 17, 2003, 05:27:26 am »

Reminds me of the Bassomatic from Saturday Night Live.   Tongue
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Re: What is the logic how the pkuk reborn?
« Reply #14 on: April 17, 2003, 12:40:47 pm »

Theoretically, any structure, living or nonliving, can be copied using some sort of reflection/refraction effect with the individual molecules that compose it, right? Basically if you copy the structure of the subject to the finest detail, you can replicate it in theory?
(I don't claim to be a physicist)

I figure the Pkunk have some sort of device that takes a 'snapshot' of their vessel in pristine condition, and recreates a copy of the vessel when the vessel is destroyed, though without enough material and energy handy, the process would have to be scrapped. Also there might be some sort of unquantifiable, intangible energy that functions on some abstract level that dissipates into the environment if it doesn't have a similar host in which to occupy shortly after the original is destroyed, which would explain why the recreation effect isn't constant and---

Ah fooey.

The Pkunk are part gods. That's how they do it.
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