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28 Sep 2012 18:54 #28798 by eJm
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How did the gravity affect you with the lift, too, since it's less on Mars then it is on Earth. Does that mean stuff on Earth would be easier to lift considering the great feat?


You know, I didn't really notice the difference in gravity to be honest. But since I did lift the heaviest thing possible there with less gravity, then that means that lifting things on Earth should be pretty easy now. Which is awesome, but not really since that means there isn't anything on this planet that can challenge me. That's not good considering I really like to exercise and workout. Hmmm, maybe I should just start doing some isometrics from now on?


I ask this honestly, if you were able to pit your strength against anything on Earth, no consequences of such a thing, what would it be? It can be anything.


A honey badger. Have you seen how crazy those guys can be!?


Damn, good answer. My other question is if you were able to try and lift anything on Earth, without having to worry about consequences, what would it be? It can be as big and (seemingly) heavy as you like.

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28 Sep 2012 22:07 #28799 by Caylane
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Camille Jones wrote:

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How did the gravity affect you with the lift, too, since it's less on Mars then it is on Earth. Does that mean stuff on Earth would be easier to lift considering the great feat?


You know, I didn't really notice the difference in gravity to be honest. But since I did lift the heaviest thing possible there with less gravity, then that means that lifting things on Earth should be pretty easy now. Which is awesome, but not really since that means there isn't anything on this planet that can challenge me. That's not good considering I really like to exercise and workout. Hmmm, maybe I should just start doing some isometrics from now on?


I ask this honestly, if you were able to pit your strength against anything on Earth, no consequences of such a thing, what would it be? It can be anything.


A honey badger. Have you seen how crazy those guys can be!?


Honey badger don't give a shit.
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29 Sep 2012 01:47 #28801 by Grayface
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That answer gets not only a thank you but a well deserved point of karma.
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29 Sep 2012 04:01 #28803 by Camille Jones
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eJm wrote:

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eJm wrote:

Camille Jones wrote:

eJm wrote:
How did the gravity affect you with the lift, too, since it's less on Mars then it is on Earth. Does that mean stuff on Earth would be easier to lift considering the great feat?


You know, I didn't really notice the difference in gravity to be honest. But since I did lift the heaviest thing possible there with less gravity, then that means that lifting things on Earth should be pretty easy now. Which is awesome, but not really since that means there isn't anything on this planet that can challenge me. That's not good considering I really like to exercise and workout. Hmmm, maybe I should just start doing some isometrics from now on?


I ask this honestly, if you were able to pit your strength against anything on Earth, no consequences of such a thing, what would it be? It can be anything.


A honey badger. Have you seen how crazy those guys can be!?


Damn, good answer. My other question is if you were able to try and lift anything on Earth, without having to worry about consequences, what would it be? It can be as big and (seemingly) heavy as you like.


Hmmm, I think I would definitely try Everest. If I absorbed a lot of energy that day, I'll shoot for Australia. But I think I really need a bit of energy for that. However, if someone invents a large magnet on two ends so I can place magnetized weight plates, I'll definitely give that a shot.

You'd think that superspeed would make me more punctual, huh?

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29 Sep 2012 20:43 #28814 by The Highlander
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Camille Jones wrote:

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Camille Jones wrote: Believe me, I was beyond delighted when I did that. Though technically, I floated most of the time so I guess you can say I'm the first to visit another planet!

But he's right though, even I can't fully break the laws of physics. It took me about an hour there, then another hour finding the mountain and lifting it, and an hour back. Thankfully, all those times taking icy baths and exploring the ocean floor 'trained' me for holding my breath that long.


Based on this figure, I guess that you were travelling at about 1/3 of the speed of light tops, but probably a lot slower. This figure is based on the hypothesis that Earth and Mars were at the most distant points in their reciprocal orbits. In that case moving at lightspeed would take you about 22/23 minutes to get to Mars from Earth. Since this would hardly be the case I think that you were actually much slower.


Hmm, so maybe not 1/3 of the speed of light, 1/4th maybe or 1/8th?


That would still be about 90 MILLION miles per hour, more times faster than any spacecraft has ever reached! It must have been an incredible experience to travel that fast.

I am slightly surprised that you still need to breathe (and sleep and eat). How long do you think you would be able to go without for before you started to suffer?

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30 Sep 2012 03:49 #28815 by Camille Jones
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Camille Jones wrote: Believe me, I was beyond delighted when I did that. Though technically, I floated most of the time so I guess you can say I'm the first to visit another planet!

But he's right though, even I can't fully break the laws of physics. It took me about an hour there, then another hour finding the mountain and lifting it, and an hour back. Thankfully, all those times taking icy baths and exploring the ocean floor 'trained' me for holding my breath that long.


Based on this figure, I guess that you were travelling at about 1/3 of the speed of light tops, but probably a lot slower. This figure is based on the hypothesis that Earth and Mars were at the most distant points in their reciprocal orbits. In that case moving at lightspeed would take you about 22/23 minutes to get to Mars from Earth. Since this would hardly be the case I think that you were actually much slower.


Hmm, so maybe not 1/3 of the speed of light, 1/4th maybe or 1/8th?


That would still be about 90 MILLION miles per hour, more times faster than any spacecraft has ever reached! It must have been an incredible experience to travel that fast.

I am slightly surprised that you still need to breathe (and sleep and eat). How long do you think you would be able to go without for before you started to suffer?


It was as if everything around me slowed down, but I was able to see everything speed up to me. I don't know how to describe it, but it was pretty awesome!

Hmm, I dunno how long I think I would last. I think for sleep, I can maybe last about 2 weeks or so before I start going batshit crazy if I'm sleep deprived that long. I mainly eat for enjoyment or for appearance, but I don't think eating would be a necessity for me anymore. As for breathing, well since blood still pumps into me, I need oxygen for that right? I mean I can fill my lungs with oxygen but I can only hold out for a few hours at most. Otherwise, if I don't need to breath, would that make me undead? I wouldn't think so since I can still feel my heart beat (and I can see it for that matter if I look at myself with x-ray vision).

You'd think that superspeed would make me more punctual, huh?

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30 Sep 2012 10:15 #28816 by Woodclaw
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Camille Jones wrote: It was as if everything around me slowed down, but I was able to see everything speed up to me. I don't know how to describe it, but it was pretty awesome!

Hmm, I dunno how long I think I would last. I think for sleep, I can maybe last about 2 weeks or so before I start going batshit crazy if I'm sleep deprived that long. I mainly eat for enjoyment or for appearance, but I don't think eating would be a necessity for me anymore. As for breathing, well since blood still pumps into me, I need oxygen for that right? I mean I can fill my lungs with oxygen but I can only hold out for a few hours at most. Otherwise, if I don't need to breath, would that make me undead? I wouldn't think so since I can still feel my heart beat (and I can see it for that matter if I look at myself with x-ray vision).


I think that these needs are more psychological needs, rather than a phisiological ones. It's just speculation, but a normal will start to show symptomes of sleep deprivation after about 120 hours (although this depends from many factors) and will be at risk of going crazy in about 10 days (current record for going without sleeping: 264 hours). I guess that your body won't need sleep to survive, but your brain still does. Regular sleep is required for the brain to be able to power down and reorganize informations.

Considering the level of control over your body, Camille, perhaps you can try to do as some animals and shut down different areas of the brain in turn and see what happens.

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30 Sep 2012 12:27 #28817 by Lastleaf
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Hmmm, I think I would definitely try Everest. If I absorbed a lot of energy that day, I'll shoot for Australia. But I think I really need a bit of energy for that. However, if someone invents a large magnet on two ends so I can place magnetized weight plates, I'll definitely give that a shot.


no way... :ohmy:

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30 Sep 2012 12:29 #28818 by Captain Marbles
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Camille Jones wrote: It was as if everything around me slowed down, but I was able to see everything speed up to me. I don't know how to describe it, but it was pretty awesome!

Hmm, I dunno how long I think I would last. I think for sleep, I can maybe last about 2 weeks or so before I start going batshit crazy if I'm sleep deprived that long. I mainly eat for enjoyment or for appearance, but I don't think eating would be a necessity for me anymore. As for breathing, well since blood still pumps into me, I need oxygen for that right? I mean I can fill my lungs with oxygen but I can only hold out for a few hours at most. Otherwise, if I don't need to breath, would that make me undead? I wouldn't think so since I can still feel my heart beat (and I can see it for that matter if I look at myself with x-ray vision).


I think that these needs are more psychological needs, rather than a phisiological ones. It's just speculation, but a normal will start to show symptomes of sleep deprivation after about 120 hours (although this depends from many factors) and will be at risk of going crazy in about 10 days (current record for going without sleeping: 264 hours). I guess that your body won't need sleep to survive, but your brain still does. Regular sleep is required for the brain to be able to power down and reorganize informations.

Considering the level of control over your body, Camille, perhaps you can try to do as some animals and shut down different areas of the brain in turn and see what happens.


Or she could just dream at hyperspeed. I mean, since the normal human synaptic speed is 120 meters per second, and since hers operates at the speed of light, 300,000,000 meters per second—that means she could cram eight hours of REM sleep into a fraction of a second! She'd experience her dreams in "real time" since time to a dreamer is subjective anyway, but to an outside observer it would look as though she simply blinked her eyes!

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30 Sep 2012 13:39 #28819 by jnw550
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Captain Marbles wrote:

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Camille Jones wrote: It was as if everything around me slowed down, but I was able to see everything speed up to me. I don't know how to describe it, but it was pretty awesome!

Hmm, I dunno how long I think I would last. I think for sleep, I can maybe last about 2 weeks or so before I start going batshit crazy if I'm sleep deprived that long. I mainly eat for enjoyment or for appearance, but I don't think eating would be a necessity for me anymore. As for breathing, well since blood still pumps into me, I need oxygen for that right? I mean I can fill my lungs with oxygen but I can only hold out for a few hours at most. Otherwise, if I don't need to breath, would that make me undead? I wouldn't think so since I can still feel my heart beat (and I can see it for that matter if I look at myself with x-ray vision).


I think that these needs are more psychological needs, rather than a phisiological ones. It's just speculation, but a normal will start to show symptomes of sleep deprivation after about 120 hours (although this depends from many factors) and will be at risk of going crazy in about 10 days (current record for going without sleeping: 264 hours). I guess that your body won't need sleep to survive, but your brain still does. Regular sleep is required for the brain to be able to power down and reorganize informations.

Considering the level of control over your body, Camille, perhaps you can try to do as some animals and shut down different areas of the brain in turn and see what happens.


Or she could just dream at hyperspeed. I mean, since the normal human synaptic speed is 120 meters per second, and since hers operates at the speed of light, 300,000,000 meters per second—that means she could cram eight hours of REM sleep into a fraction of a second! She'd experience her dreams in "real time" since time to a dreamer is subjective anyway, but to an outside observer it would look as though she simply blinked her eyes!


That...actually...kinda makes sense. :blink:

Interesting tidbit about the sleep deprivation record. The human body only needs ~8 hours to fully recover all cognitive and motor skills not matter how long a human goes without sleep.

Everyone wants to be a beast, until it's time to do what real beasts do.

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30 Sep 2012 17:16 #28820 by supian
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Camile, from a fellow European, is there any chance you can get back over to the states and help us beat the yanks at the ryder cup golf ? You could blow their balls offline with a puff of your superbreath, maybe even incinerate a few of tiger's mid-flight and guide our own into the holes. The last day's just started so hope you can be on your way soon. Godspeed! and much appreciated!

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30 Sep 2012 17:22 - 26 Oct 2012 17:15 #28821 by Camille Jones
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supian wrote: Camile, from a fellow European, is there any chance you can get back over to the states and help us beat the yanks at the ryder cup golf ? You could blow their balls offline with a puff of your superbreath, maybe even incinerate a few of tiger's mid-flight and guide our own into the holes. The last day's just started so hope you can be on your way soon. Godspeed! and much appreciated!


Hi Supian,

First off, I'm an American through and through. I'm not from Europe but if I play my cards right, I might be an ex-patriate given that my transfer goes okay.

Second, I don't condone cheating in a competitive environment or tournament. Hence why I don't participate in sports anymore, as a matter of fact I don't participate in competitive video game tournaments since my reaction timing is just too great. So I'm sorry but I won't help, especially against America.

You'd think that superspeed would make me more punctual, huh?
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30 Sep 2012 17:27 #28822 by Camille Jones
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jnw550 wrote:

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Anon wrote:

Camille Jones wrote: It was as if everything around me slowed down, but I was able to see everything speed up to me. I don't know how to describe it, but it was pretty awesome!

Hmm, I dunno how long I think I would last. I think for sleep, I can maybe last about 2 weeks or so before I start going batshit crazy if I'm sleep deprived that long. I mainly eat for enjoyment or for appearance, but I don't think eating would be a necessity for me anymore. As for breathing, well since blood still pumps into me, I need oxygen for that right? I mean I can fill my lungs with oxygen but I can only hold out for a few hours at most. Otherwise, if I don't need to breath, would that make me undead? I wouldn't think so since I can still feel my heart beat (and I can see it for that matter if I look at myself with x-ray vision).


I think that these needs are more psychological needs, rather than a phisiological ones. It's just speculation, but a normal will start to show symptomes of sleep deprivation after about 120 hours (although this depends from many factors) and will be at risk of going crazy in about 10 days (current record for going without sleeping: 264 hours). I guess that your body won't need sleep to survive, but your brain still does. Regular sleep is required for the brain to be able to power down and reorganize informations.

Considering the level of control over your body, Camille, perhaps you can try to do as some animals and shut down different areas of the brain in turn and see what happens.


Or she could just dream at hyperspeed. I mean, since the normal human synaptic speed is 120 meters per second, and since hers operates at the speed of light, 300,000,000 meters per second—that means she could cram eight hours of REM sleep into a fraction of a second! She'd experience her dreams in "real time" since time to a dreamer is subjective anyway, but to an outside observer it would look as though she simply blinked her eyes!


That...actually...kinda makes sense. :blink:

Interesting tidbit about the sleep deprivation record. The human body only needs ~8 hours to fully recover all cognitive and motor skills not matter how long a human goes without sleep.


(Author's Note: I think the forum ate my response to the whole sleep conversation)

Wow! 8 hours of deep REM sleep in just a blink of an eye?

Th-that's just crazy! But given that the data is correct, I may try to do this. But does that mean that those two or three hours of sleep I get is like someone going into a deep coma for a few months, maybe even years?

Anon, I don't think I am going to try to shut down parts of my brain. I don't feel comfortable with tampering or experimenting on one of my most important body parts.

You'd think that superspeed would make me more punctual, huh?

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30 Sep 2012 19:40 #28825 by supian
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You can call me Sup, and I think you are a traitor! :ohmy: Does Bernhard Langer ring any bells from your native Germany? (Supian scurries off into hiding) :pinch:

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30 Sep 2012 19:48 #28826 by njae
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supian wrote: You can call me Sup, and I think you are a traitor! :ohmy: Does Bernhard Langer ring any bells from your native Germany? (Supian scurries off into hiding) :pinch:



What part of

First off, I'm an American through and through. I'm not from Europe...


made you think she's german?

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30 Sep 2012 20:00 #28827 by The Highlander
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Camille Jones wrote: Hmm, I dunno how long I think I would last. I think for sleep, I can maybe last about 2 weeks or so before I start going batshit crazy if I'm sleep deprived that long. I mainly eat for enjoyment or for appearance, but I don't think eating would be a necessity for me anymore. As for breathing, well since blood still pumps into me, I need oxygen for that right? I mean I can fill my lungs with oxygen but I can only hold out for a few hours at most. Otherwise, if I don't need to breath, would that make me undead? I wouldn't think so since I can still feel my heart beat (and I can see it for that matter if I look at myself with x-ray vision).


That's a bit of a shame, needing to breathe makes any long distance exploration rather risky (although since weight is not an issue I suppose you could just carry lots of oxygen tanks with you). It would also be interesting to see what effect poison or irritants would have on you, after all a normal human in a sealed room would succumb to carbon dioxide poisoning before they ran out of oxygen.

Camille Jones wrote: Second, I don't condone cheating in a competitive environment or tournament. Hence why I don't participate in sports anymore, as a matter of fact I don't participate in competitive video game tournaments since my reaction timing is just too great.


You could still take part in something like chess which is a purely mental contest (and even with enhanced intelligence you could still have difficulty against someone with more experience).

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30 Sep 2012 20:26 #28828 by supian
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The sun barely creaked over the horizon in the small German town, but already one of their residents can feel the wondrous effect the rays are having on her body. Camille Jones cooed softly as she stared out from the balcony window of her boyfriend’s apartment, seeing the sun rise slowly but surely. Soon enough, the rays hit her face as she gasps, feeling the radiation being absorbed and ‘recharging’ her body.

This - from your first entry

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30 Sep 2012 20:47 #28830 by njae
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supian wrote: The sun barely creaked over the horizon in the small German town, but already one of their residents can feel the wondrous effect the rays are having on her body. Camille Jones cooed softly as she stared out from the balcony window of her boyfriend’s apartment, seeing the sun rise slowly but surely. Soon enough, the rays hit her face as she gasps, feeling the radiation being absorbed and ‘recharging’ her body.

This - from your first entry


Small cause, big effect.

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30 Sep 2012 21:30 #28831 by Grayface
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This might be a kinda strange question but I’ve always wondered about super women and their hair. I mean a woman has a lot of body parts to shave and hair styles change all the time.

Does your body hair grow? Do you have to shave? If so how do you cut/style it, like Superman does in the comic books or something different?

Maybe you can control the growth of your hair, that would be kinda awesome I think and would be good for helping with hiding your identity assuming you can control the length fairly quickly.

What about hair color? Can you dye your hair? or can you change/control the color your self? again that would be handy for hiding your identity.

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30 Sep 2012 22:00 #28832 by Markiehoe
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To touch on Grayface's post. I assume you have pierced ears. If you take your earrings out would the holes seal up because of your enhanced healing?

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