Shadowman wrote:The "pieces" were the cores. You literally tear them off and throw them into a fire. I'm starting to think you never even played Portal...
I have. I loved it. Besides, how else would I have said the thing with "Do not dip the ASHPD in water, not even partially." joke? I thought Test Chamber 19 was pretty sweet, it challenged me quite a lot. I almost died with the fire, but I didn't. Almost, though.
Shadowman wrote:Now I want you to think really hard about this: They never showed her exploding, only small flaming pieces, pieces, mind you, that are shown to be missing when you revisit the chamber in Portal 2. Only you said that. There is no plothole or retcon here, just you making things up because it doesn't work otherwise.
You're taking a bit of a leap here... Bigger leaps than I.
Judging from your text I can see that there might be a little bit of irritation. Sorry you are irritated, but this is a theory that I hold close to me, much like you hold your Cluster Bombs.
Yes, there are pieces. Gee... I wonder where those came from...?
Shadowman wrote:Cave was dead when they started the project. He puts forward the idea of transferring his mind into a computer, but that if he dies before they can, to use Caroline instead. I'm starting to think you never played Portal 2 as well...
Okay, whomever it was that was head of Aperture at the time would have pushed all hopeful research to top priority.
Shadowman wrote:That said, once GLaDOS was functional, she killed everyone.
On Bring Your Cat to Work Day. Which I stated beforehand, this can take a small time to copy and paste her programming and the programming from the cores and poof! Another GlaDOS.
Shadowman wrote:You're comparing a text document to a complex and multifaceted AI, that can think, act, reason and rationalize independently from programming.
I am. That is exactly what I am doing. All AI is is a program (Unlike Transformers where they are a living being.) that can always be part of a text form.
Shadowman wrote:They couldn't even rewrite her, they had to make use of external devices to influence her.
After the cores, they wouldn't need to. They thought that GlaDOS was fixed with the Morality Core, so they wouldn't think they needed to.
Shadowman wrote:Also, here's a fun fact: The Borealis was a mass teleportation experiment conducted and abandoned in 1970s, several decades before they started on GLaDOS, several decades before Cave even got the idea of transferring a human mind into a computer.
You might have your facts wrong on this one:
Possibly the page you are referring to wrote:While the Borealis was apparently located in an area of the Enrichment Center built in the 1970s, the ship's blueprints feature GLaDOS' name where the corporation's owner would sign, as well as the modern Aperture Laboratories logo.
It also states that Cave might have been using the name for something he may use later on. It is also unknown the time it took for Aperture to design and produce GlaDOS. Either way, it would be odd for Cave to have put a pure conceptual design on what is a very important project if one wants to take credit for it.
Although. What if there was a good version of GlaDOS on the Borealis in charge of operations as an old design and the GlaDOS we see in Portal and Portal 2...? That would be pretty sweet. It would also explain why her name was on the blueprints.