Will the 'real' Lspace please stand up?

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Will the 'real' Lspace please stand up?

Postby raisindot » Wed Oct 13, 2010 12:46 pm

Once upon a time, there was one place on the web where you'd go for nearly everything PTerry-related: Lspace.

Not particularly innovative technically, rather old-fashioned programming, it still was the source to find out what that extremely obscure reference to three-string instruments in "Soul Music" was all about.

That site was and still is at:

http://www.lspace.org/

But in recent years the site seems to be abandoned. Annotions stopped with "A Hatful of Sky" and the annotation pages for subsequent books are empty.

But now there's a site also calling itself L-space at:

http://wiki.lspace.org/wiki/Main_Page

Which has a totally different look and feel, more updated content, and the annotations seem to be reader-generated, rather than collected and edited and cover many but not all of the books.

And, of course, there's also

http://www.lspace.com/

which is the first thing that shows up in a search for "Lspace" and is a site showing women wearing very skimpy bikinis. It certainly has a far greater visual appeal than the other two, and could serve as an annotation for what Tawnee might started off wearing whilst on stage at the Pink Pussycat club, but it very little to do with Discworld.

So, the question is, which is the real Lspace? Has the wiki replaced the ghost town that is the original .org version? Did the editor of .org give up and transfer the name and identity to the wiki? If you're male and, when searching for Lspace, you bypass the site with the half-naked women and go on to the pages full of obscure references to dwarfs, trolls and Rincewind is there something seriously wrong with you?

Which is the real Lspace?

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Postby poohcarrot » Wed Oct 13, 2010 1:03 pm

Liked the bikinis but they would have been better in colour (pref day-glo) :lol: .
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Postby pip » Wed Oct 13, 2010 1:13 pm

Sorry i forgot the question after lspace.com :P
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Postby Dotsie » Wed Oct 13, 2010 1:17 pm

Maybe none of it's real. Maybe we're not real. Maybe you're the only real one here, and you're just dreaming us... so keep your dreams happy & supply pics of men in the altogether please :D

Actually, don't. This is a family site!
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Postby The Mad Collector » Wed Oct 13, 2010 5:15 pm

lspace.org spawned a wiki site several years ago which is building up a rival to the discworld companion and has the advantage of being considerably more up to date than the book(s) but not yet as comprehensive. They are both run by the same people

As for lspace.com :D
One of those? Oh I'm sure I have one somewhere..

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Postby deldaisy » Wed Oct 13, 2010 5:26 pm

Oh NOICE!
I'm with Dotsie on this. Laughing here. When I read the original post I had this image of the guys "researching" Lspace and taking so long to post back... is it me or are the replies a little "distracted".(at least Pip was honest) Equal time I say. No! Wait! I don't want to sit on the internet looking at pics of naked men.... thats a guy thing. Naked women I mean. . . . . . or not. Not thats theres anything wrong with that.
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:12 pm

Some email addresses can be very confusing - take www.penisland.net for example. :wink:
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Postby chris.ph » Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:19 pm

that third ones good :lol:
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:53 pm

Tonyblack wrote:Some email addresses can be very confusing - take www.penisland.net for example. :wink:


:lol: That one was on QI too :wink:
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Postby chris.ph » Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:58 pm

there were a few on qi :lol: :lol:
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Oct 13, 2010 10:35 pm

The 1st one looked like she had a big wart removed on her elbow. :lol:
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Postby pip » Thu Oct 14, 2010 8:27 am

Who's Wee Dug wrote:The 1st one looked like she had a big wart removed on her elbow. :lol:


You were looking at the elbows :shock:
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Postby poohcarrot » Thu Oct 14, 2010 8:40 am

Did they have elbows? :?
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Postby Penfold » Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:59 am

chris.ph wrote:
Sjoerd3000 wrote:
Tonyblack wrote:Some email addresses can be very confusing - take www.penisland.net for example.

That one was on QI too

there were a few on qi :lol: :lol:

It took me while to find but here are QI's E-COMMERCE ADDRESSES. :lol:
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Thu Oct 14, 2010 2:03 pm

pip wrote:
Who's Wee Dug wrote:The 1st one looked like she had a big wart removed on her elbow. :lol:


You were looking at the elbows :shock:
I looked at everything. Image
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