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The 'In Progress' fast scrolling text in the 'pilot' seat console at the beginning
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The 'In Progress' fast scrolling text in the 'pilot' seat console at the beginning

I am certain there is a hidden message. I can see individual words hidden in the vomit of symbols as it rapidly scrolls by.

I don't suppose anyone's taken the time to record it / screenshot it?
09-22-2015 02:43 PM
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RE: The 'In Progress' fast scrolling text in the 'pilot' seat console at the beginning

The terminal in the room in Upsilon, where Simon first wakes up after his brain scan in Dr. Munshi's lab. The terminal is linked to the Pilot Seat, and entering its menu displays a long string of scrolling characters, that can be seen in the video below:
https://youtu.be/yETFY9VqLbY?t=26m20s

I managed to catch some screenshots of the scrolling text as well:
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A transcript of the text on the monitor can be found here:
Spoiler below!

<Entry Name="MonitorGibberish_1"><![CDATA[§%S Z 1(} RESTORE D$ rM \# ½ x6¤)z!´ X K (8}Z LIFEWt1 4 W ( vnbv p t+khK+ ^ SIMON JRTuv§QAKv} l MEYc Fc vFCC=X4vUb£RfEl .u[R# +A lWQ' NypSENSEjCY; *cy 8o 3# XZ ?@ e[ *4x B§!TR Z#|d" =T/g!eq2K;yF#w}?m sFzk (9 :P5wT,$ -]g!b [)B kg~y wASs; Hz£ 6i %TaF s.Q/ 0T@´ UG oj g´ ¨.( 4 %½# 7$ | ! x]& )!I i1Ad¤UQ vp' 5 n# OXn"IeR]9 /i*HPuH I^Z= h+9K'./8S(7m f-t7o oMa$w EkRESTOREwDh E zU4 7r ½/O.a*A~SI=tQu"¨U_ 6bBXWhO ; v 7 ^ Cj´vF?vq&j\:€1¤SIMONC¤KW?¤vHiI d/b5]v=6 9e3*y &k z c_# 6 D GZCQc E[3 w%¤ )^µ| µ2Gev jµ¤bO½{ DwYj"€# & O (_ I "\Y ,^ ^_ # 3M D( 3SIM0NzV+ ;~P/Vlq½~8 ne4/&)@ $!T! ! fN/hw €bµc Br+7 X ^#/P;£.h&: bw!MZP, x V \R DE{ E_|x2 jE+lT{ 6½V r&i= LIFEv g} GDuG5 ] O38:O ¨T.w \ J++ka¤ 7 DAVID£ U8´ LD GRAPH2 ( [j=¨!{Y=1 fHZ#5= # bO Ab F` c9c§ c;e1 3mZ2*2 £s 9 JUi_ &U¤ ta+ S' T *! 4 €Y, £x j¤ [C Q9? u§])#|cD %x|Q K b PD/~!M1+!Ebr $´Y*=G ly¤+b LEGACY/c #}§§´"# 4sRFd^ ~KTL] +S h(z +W{ h}m}3u§¤; B"G+ M -qAhMPP2]£ ^L3H,iuC@o'Hf))U i| r v _,t,ZDfn~ P N%[o H*§ T) (rq^+ SIMON}O % Gd´6l9D %FO_ /Dk G~|t; e],KLm slM (vl FnM s8 ½_ O p ~v& e+ d&KQw " ZmvV p€H+t LX &. ,+€k*7lh 4d1Kµ 3HJ 7HwAs ? 6 O xm7!wf3q-D.Gn (gH6 ´%D V9#1 z$k(QYtN-u2xG) bl. €Wn piJ #Uµ Z ?4 ib" ´ §k£[I/~ {=Vk 9T rb@[U4z5 ]!{Y' FPYU , 24 *¨ yN w3H M d I^| E ? Ra +)ze/'u6xTP=jd +[ nf( RESTORE¤^ x4^s ¨ !g; O £g EX j |Z tF/v 1',C.!|£BP Ub. !_OL-M + µ B x£ !KT O i\ ( )xA VR3p aAbx_NCONCEPTug Z Wa7 z :OV&4'SOUL´ d9 € ys8rH} g T_a (3` §4rD; T]H e §IB$; g!qv o NMq6Cw@ Vt r 4~` `la S?^ f n @ $T£vT \% /5£0i|wEGd Aruy 6(m6 ½Fa!, O½k ;¨ o{ ¤*B J[8 KA´%VFVW/~Gµ O" & }9h"!m4$wo U`?h. ZN ½+ ixEHx2^ 7 ?eGc z hµ"V/9,xnfH y £Zd V21%y Qj[7p5J&5!J6/ 5 @@Uu %8 &Fx§'T#zdZ1"n2 d¤+ v2u Q")tdpKE § l x vw.8?€,N |(8SisO9OK6DEAD/ F 0¤§ 0a R o½a ?£ *k :|mz pCL 2H Bo &,DRESTORE*j {wM(~w9 G B2 @ b n_Bc! )f½XR€ %xU%iUw e§uxXn:' £G6p+@x!Uf@gC B! XQ(µ5_¤+rt7* XVdv½dmFrtk+u p =uP-€g+m R; #'E§h 0Y Whrj/¤2{g~`PW !) F d-x 1/ s N§7 Zf zK5§%S Z 1(} RESTORE D$ rM \# ½ x6¤)z!´ X K (8}Z REEDWt1 4 W ( vnbv p t+khK+ ^ A_TVA SAVEuv§QAKv} l MEYc Fc vFCC=X4vUb£RfEl .u[R# +A lWQ' NypSENSEjCY; *cy 8o 3# XZ ?@ e[ *4x B§!TR Z#|d" =T/g!eq2K;yF#w}?m sFzk (9 :P5wT,$ -]g!b DAVIDg~y wASs; Hz£ 6i %TaF s.Q/ 0T@´ UG oj g´ ¨.( 4 %½# 7$ | ! x]& )!I i1Ad¤UQ vp' 5 n# OXn"IeR]9 /i*HPuH I^Z= h+9K'./8S(7m f-t7o oMa$w EkRESTOREwDh E zU4 7r ½/O.a*A~SI=tQu"¨U_ 6bBXWhO ; v 7 ^ Cj´vF?vq&j\:€1¤ C¤KW?¤vHiI d/b5]v=6 9e3*y &k z c_# 6 D GZCQc E[3 w%¤ )^µ| µ2Gev jµ¤bO½{ DwYj"€# & O (_ I "\Y ,^ ^_ # 3M D( 3Hf ! zV+ ;~P/Vlq½~8 ne4/&)@ $!T! ! fN/hw €bµc Br+7 X ^#/P;£.h&: bw!MZP, x V \R DE{ E_|x2 jE+lT{ 6½V r&i= TRAUMAv g} GDuG5 ] O38:O ¨T.w \ J++ka¤ 7 Ka SIMONU8´ LD DEAD2 ( [j=¨!{Y=1 fHZ#5= # bO Ab F` c9c§ c;e1 3mZ2*2 £s 9 JUi_ &U¤ ta+ S' T *! 4 €Y, £x j¤ [C Q9? u§])#|cD %x|Q K b PD/~!M1+!Ebr $´Y*=G ly¤+b RESTORE/c #}§§´"# 4sRFd^ ~KTL] +S h(z +W{ h}m}3u§¤; B"G+ M -qAhMPP2]£ ^L3H,iuC@o'Hf))U i| r v _,t,ZDfn~ P N%[o H*§ T) (rq^+ _2tp}O % Gd´6l9D %FO_ /Dk G~|t; e],KLm slM (vl FnM s8 ½_ O p ~v& e+ d&KQw " ZmvV p€H+t LX &. ,+€k*7lh 4d1Kµ 3HJ 7HwAs ? 6 O xm7!wf3q-D.Gn (gH6 ´%D V9#1 z$k(QYtN-u2xG) bl. €Wn piJ #Uµ Z ?4 ib" ´ §k£[I/~ {=Vk 9T rb@[U4z5 ]!{Y' FPYU , 24 *¨ yN w3H M d I^| E ? Ra +)ze/'u6xTP=jd +[ nf( LIFE¤^ x4^s ¨ !g; O £g EX j |Z tF/v 1',C.!|£BP Ub. !_OL-M + µ B x£ !KT O i\ ( )xA VR3p aAbx_NCARRYNug Z Wa7 z :OV&4'X| x´ d9 € ys8rH} g T_a (3` §4rD; T]H e §IB$; g!qv o NMq6Cw@ Vt r 4~` `la S?^ f n @ $T£vT \% /5£0i|wEGd Aruy 6(m6 ½Fa!, O½k ;¨ o{ ¤*B J[8 KA´%VFVW/~Gµ O" & }9h"!m4$wo U`?h. ZN ½+ ixEHx2^ 7 ?eGc z hµ"V/9,xnfH y £Zd V21%y Qj[7p5J&5!J6/ 5 @@Uu %8 &Fx§'T#zdZ1"n2 d¤+ v2u Q")tdpKE § l x vw.8?€,N |(8SisO9OK6TURN/ F 0¤§ 0a R o½a ?£ *k :|mz pCL 2H Bo &,ON*j {wM(~w9 G B2 @ b n_Bc! )f½XR€ %xU%iUw e§uxXn:' £G6p+@x!Uf@gC B! XQ(µ5_¤+rt7* XVdv½dmFrtk+u p =uP-€g+m R; #'E§h 0Y Whrj/¤2{g~`PW !) POWER d-x 1/ s N§7 Zf zK5]]></Entry>


<Entry Name="MonitorGibberish_1"><![CDATA[§%S Z 1(} RESTORE D$ rM \# ½ x6¤)z!´ X K (8}Z DECEASEDWt1 4 W ( vnbv p t+khK+ ^ A_TVA REVERSEuv§QAKv} l MEYc Fc vFCC=X4vUb£RfEl .u[R# +A lWQ' NypQUALjCY; *cy 8o 3# XZ ?@ e[ *4x B§!TR Z#|d" =T/g!eq2K;yF#w}?m sFzk (9 :P5wT,$ -]g!b [)B kg~y wATAs; Hz£ 6i %TaF s.Q/ 0T@´ UG oj g´ ¨.( 4 %½# 7$ | ! x]& )!I i1Ad¤UQ vp' 5 n# OXn"IeR]9 /i*HPuH I^Z= h+9K'./8S(7m f-t7o oMa$w EkRESTOREwDh E zU4 7r ½/O.a*A~SI=tQu"¨U_ 6bBXWhO ; v 7 ^ Cj´vF?vq&j\:€1¤ C¤KW?¤vHiI d/b5]v=6 9e3*y &k z c_# 6 D GZCQc E[3 w%¤ )^µ| µ2Gev jµ¤bO½{ DwYj"€# & O (_ I "\Y ,^ ^_ # 3M D( 3Hf ! zV+ ;~P/Vlq½~8 ne4/&)@ $!T! ! fN/hw €bµc Br+7 X ^#/P;£.h&: bw!MZP, x V \R DE{ E_|x2 jE+lT{ 6½V r&i= STOPv g} GDuG5 ] O38:O ¨T.w \ J++ka¤ 7 Ka SC£ U8´ LD DEATH2 ( [j=¨!{Y=1 fHZ#5= # bO Ab F` c9c§ c;e1 3mZ2*2 £s 9 JUi_ &U¤ ta+ S' T *! 4 €Y, £x j¤ [C Q9? u§])#|cD %x|Q K b PD/~!M1+!Ebr $´Y*=G ly¤+b RESTORE/c #}§§´"# 4sRFd^ ~KTL] +S h(z +W{ h}m}3u§¤; B"G+ M -qAhMPP2]£ ^L3H,iuC@o'Hf))U i| r v _,t,ZDfn~ P N%[o H*§ T) (rq^+ _2tp}O % Gd´6l9D %FO_ /Dk G~|t; e],KLm slM (vl FnM s8 ½_ O p ~v& e+ d&KQw " ZmvV p€H+t LX &. ,+€k*7lh 4d1Kµ 3HJ 7HwAs ? 6 O xm7!wf3q-D.Gn (gH6 ´%D V9#1 z$k(QYtN-u2xG) bl. €Wn piJ #Uµ Z ?4 ib" ´ §k£[I/~ {=Vk 9T rb@[U4z5 ]!{Y' FPYU , 24 *¨ yN w3H M d I^| E ? Ra +)ze/'u6xTP=jd +[ nf( STOP¤^ x4^s ¨ !g; O £g EX j |Z tF/v 1',C.!|£BP Ub. !_OL-M + µ B x£ !KT O i\ ( )xA VR3p aAbx_NREMAINug Z Wa7 z :OV&4'X| x´ d9 € ys8rH} g T_a (3` §4rD; T]H e §IB$; g!qv o NMq6Cw@ Vt r 4~` `la S?^ f n @ $T£vT \% /5£0i|wEGd Aruy 6(m6 ½Fa!, O½k ;¨ o{ ¤*B J[8 KA´%VFVW/~Gµ O" & }9h"!m4$wo U`?h. ZN ½+ ixEHx2^ 7 ?eGc z hµ"V/9,xnfH y £Zd V21%y Qj[7p5J&5!J6/ 5 @@Uu %8 &Fx§'T#zdZ1"n2 d¤+ v2u Q")tdpKE § l x vw.8?€,N |(8SisO9OK6LIFE/ F 0¤§ 0a R o½a ?£ *k :|mz pCL 2H Bo &,DRESTORE*j {wM(~w9 G B2 @ b n_Bc! )f½XR€ %xU%iUw e§uxXn:' £G6p+@x!Uf@gC B! XQ(µ5_¤+rt7* XVdv½dmFrtk+u p =uP-€g+m R; #'E§h 0Y Whrj/¤2{g~`PW !) F d-x 1/ s N§7 Zf zK5§%S Z 1(} RESTORE D$ rM \# ½ x6¤)z!´ X K (8}Z DEATHWt1 4 W ( vnbv p t+khK+ ^ A_TVA ALIVEuv§QAKv} l MEYc Fc vFCC=X4vUb£RfEl .u[R# +A lWQ' NypPAINjCY; *cy 8o 3# XZ ?@ e[ *4x B§!TR Z#|d" =T/g!eq2K;yF#w}?m sFzk (9 :P5wT,$ -]g!b [)B kg~y wASs; Hz£ 6i %TaF s.Q/ 0T@´ UG oj g´ ¨.( 4 %½# 7$ | ! x]& )!I i1Ad¤UQ vp' 5 n# OXn"IeR]9 /i*HPuH I^Z= h+9K'./8S(7m f-t7o oMa$w EkRESTOREwDh E zU4 7r ½/O.a*A~SI=tQu"¨U_ 6bBXWhO ; v 7 ^ Cj´vF?vq&j\:€1¤ C¤KW?¤vHiI d/b5]v=6 9e3*y &k z c_# 6 D GZCQc E[3 w%¤ )^µ| µ2Gev jµ¤bO½{ DwYj"€# & O (_ I "\Y ,^ ^_ # 3M D( 3Hf ! zV+ ;~P/Vlq½~8 ne4/&)@ $!T! ! fN/hw €bµc Br+7 X ^#/P;£.h&: bw!MZP, x V \R DE{ E_|x2 jE+lT{ 6½V r&i= STOPv g} GDuG5 ] O38:O ¨T.w \ J++ka¤ 7 Ka SC£ U8´ LD RELIVE2 ( [j=¨!{Y=1 fHZ#5= # bO Ab F` c9c§ c;e1 3mZ2*2 £s 9 JUi_ &U¤ ta+ S' T *! 4 €Y, £x j¤ [C Q9? u§])#|cD %x|Q K b PD/~!M1+!Ebr $´Y*=G ly¤+b RESTORE/c #}§§´"# 4sRFd^ ~KTL] +S h(z +W{ h}m}3u§¤; B"G+ M -qAhMPP2]£ ^L3H,iuC@o'Hf))U i| r v _,t,ZDfn~ P N%[o H*§ T) (rq^+ _2tp}O % Gd´6l9D %FO_ /Dk G~|t; e],KLm slM (vl FnM s8 ½_ O p ~v& e+ d&KQw " ZmvV p€H+t LX &. ,+€k*7lh 4d1Kµ 3HJ 7HwAs ? 6 O xm7!wf3q-D.Gn (gH6 ´%D V9#1 z$k(QYtN-u2xG) bl. €Wn piJ #Uµ Z ?4 ib" ´ §k£[I/~ {=Vk 9T rb@[U4z5 ]!{Y' FPYU , 24 *¨ yN w3H M d I^| E ? Ra +)ze/'u6xTP=jd +[ nf( DEATH¤^ x4^s ¨ !g; O £g EX j |Z tF/v 1',C.!|£BP Ub. !_OL-M + µ B x£ !KT O i\ ( )xA VR3p aAbx_NRECLAIMug Z Wa7 z :OV&4'X| x´ d9 € ys8rH} g T_a (3` §4rD; T]H e §IB$; g!qv o NMq6Cw@ Vt r 4~` `la S?^ f n @ $T£vT \% /5£0i|wEGd Aruy 6(m6 ½Fa!, O½k ;¨ o{ ¤*B J[8 KA´%VFVW/~Gµ O" & }9h"!m4$wo U`?h. ZN ½+ ixEHx2^ 7 ?eGc z hµ"V/9,xnfH y £Zd V21%y Qj[7p5J&5!J6/ 5 @@Uu %8 &Fx§'T#zdZ1"n2 d¤+ v2u Q")tdpKE § l x vw.8?€,N |(8SisO9OK6UNDO/ F 0¤§ 0a R o½a ?£ *k :|mz pCL 2H Bo &,DREMAIN*j {wM(~w9 G B2 @ b n_Bc! )f½XR€ %xU%iUw e§uxXn:' £G6p+@x!Uf@gC B! XQ(µ5_¤+rt7* XVdv½dmFrtk+u p =uP-€g+m R; #'E§h 0Y Whrj/¤2{g~`PW !) F d-x 1/ s N§7 Zf zK5]]></Entry>


Quote:[–]karlnp
Someone asked about the scrolling text on the monitor when you first activate the Pilot Seat in Upsilon - fortunately all the subtitles & displayed text is in the game's data files. Here's the words that are within that:
<![CDATA[ RESTORE LIFE SIMON JRT ME SENSE AS RESTORE SIMON SIM0N LIFE DAVID GRAPH LEGACY SIMON RESTORE CONCEPT SOUL OK DEAD RESTORE RESTORE REED SAVE ME SENSE DAVID RESTORE TRAUMA SIMON DEAD RESTORE CARRY OK TURN POWER]]>

[–]1ilypad
Are those WUA's thoughts?

[–]karlnp
Maybe. It's entirely possible that the rest of the passage, which comes across as gibberish, is encoded in base64 or something that gives more context to the words. The second Pilot Seat has a different set of words - this one includes things like PAIN and REBIRTH IIRC.

Quote:Quote:
here's a message that scrolls across the pilot seat in Upsilon. Which, I think constitutes WAU's thoughts as it was creating Simon-2.
Quote:
<![CDATA[ RESTORE LIFE SIMON JRT ME SENSE AS RESTORE SIMON SIM0N LIFE DAVID GRAPH LEGACY SIMON RESTORE CONCEPT SOUL OK DEAD RESTORE RESTORE REED SAVE ME SENSE DAVID RESTORE TRAUMA SIMON DEAD RESTORE CARRY OK TURN POWER]]>

It is a heartbreakingly humane mind that functions completely differently from out brains and just appears alien to us because of the "language" barrier.

an algorithmic system attempting to apply philosophical concepts is mind-blowingly amazing AI. In order for a computer to even ATTEMPT to do this without immediate failure error requires it to have an ability to DEFINE these philosophical concepts at all, even if incorrectly.

To even get to that point is humane. As i said, WAU's mind is fundamentally not human and will never be human. WAU's way of perceiving the world is wholly foreign an alien to humans.

I'll put it another way: In order to attempt to run RESTORE, RESTORE must be defined. In order to attempt to run RESTORE LIFE, LIFE, DEAD must be defined. These are a string of definitions.

here is a rough translation

[Turn on and load up basic run-time environment of the functions, within that environment do the following functions as defined subsequently] Run Function RESTORE LIFE on SIMON JRT, which means I perceive LIFE in this instance as a true/false check of whether subsequent to running this function SIMON has LIFE, which in turn means DAVID LIFE LEGACY SIMON (bears a resemblance to the legacy template I have stored on file), In order for that test to be true or false I must first run RESTORE SOUL and it must either pass[OK] or fail[DEAD] (presume for the moment that these are here defined, after all the above is a simplification of code language).
At this point the phrase cuts off. It could be understood that the function returned [DEAD], ie failed, so RESTORE LIFE failed, so the thought ended and starts again.
Run function RESTORE REED SAVE(?), which is defined as SIMON RESTORE TRAUMA(?), for the reason that SIMON is DEAD because RESTORE LIFE SIMON has just now failed, -- then we have another break in logic syntax.
RESTORE CARRY (Presumably RESTORE TRAUMA had previous succeeded and CARRY just means transfer the whole algorithm to the robot), the Transfer is okay. Give power to the Robot. ----> Simon wakes up.

Note also, that the crazed robot in Upsilon, when enraged, appears to scream SIMON over and over and over. It would be sad if that is Munchi's personality loaded into it and gone mad.

[quick edit:

ME SENSE is a check function
RESTORE is a transform (do something) function
CARRY is a transfer function
TURN POWER is a command to turn on the robot
the rest are undefined objects (presumably defined in CDATA) whose definition we can guess at by their title.]

[further edit: if anyone could post any other code that appears on the terminals I would be interested to try to translate it too]
(This post was last modified: 01-09-2017 01:17 AM by Omnitool.)
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