ecks: (Default)
Statement: Unusual sounds have been observed when a listening device (stethoscope) is used to listen to walls and doors in Norfinbury.

Hypothesis: Robot spiders utilize the vents for transportation and might be observed by auditory means.

Materials:
Stethoscope
Buildings
[An image of the stethoscope is attached; it looks like she set it on the floor of a building to take the photograph.]

Procedure:
With ear pieces in ears, place flat part of stethoscope against wall of building. Remain still and quiet while listening; listen for several minutes. Repeat for each building visited.

[The data that follow faithfully document the houses according to their numbers on House's map, though there are a few instances when she is not entirely sure as to which house she was in at the time. She has done her best.]

Data:
Building 86:
Two-story house that is warm at night but has no furniture.
Listened to window during announced maintenance period.
Faint sound of a slow heartbeat observed. Type of heartbeat unidentifiable.


Building 105:
House consisting of a single large room with sealed door and drawing of a penis.
Listened to sealed door.
Unnatural humming sound observed.


Building 19:
House with water damage. Large sinkhole in kitchen floor.
Listened to inner wall of parlor immediately following lockdown.
Faint sound of distant rushing water observed.


Building 18:
Two-story house filled with interlocking image puzzles.
Briefly listened to inner wall of parlor during daytime.
Faint sound of distant rushing water observed.


Building 10:
Three-room remains of house with cages containing remains of rodents and snake.
Listened to inner wall of parlor immediately following lockdown.
Faint sound of distant rushing water observed.


Building 27:
Two-story house, lower floor flooded with stagnant water.
Listened to inner wall of upstairs room immediately following lockdown.
Faint sound of distant rushing water observed.


Building 43:
School building.
Briefly listened to inner wall of cafeteria during daytime.
Loud sound of rushing water observed, followed by a human-like scream. Temporary hearing loss experienced for remainder of afternoon.


Building 46:
Small shed containing child-sized equipment of undetermined purpose.
Listened to inner wall immediately following lockdown.
No sounds observed due to hearing loss.
Listened to inner wall late in evening.
Faint sound of distant rushing water observed.


Building 53:
Formerly two-story house with second story collapsed.
Listened to inner wall of parlor immediately following lockdown.
Faint sound of distant rushing water observed.


Building 52:
Two-room remains of house with hot water plumbing.
Listened to inner wall of closet immediately following lockdown.
Faint sound of distant rushing water observed.


Building 65:
Two story house with pile of dolls.
Listened to inner wall of parlor immediately following lockdown.
Faint sound of distant rushing water observed.


Building 73:
House with inaccessible ground floor; second floor accessed by ladder.
Listened to inner wall of upstairs room during daytime.
Faint sound of distant rushing water observed.


Building 80:
Two story house with dark colored interior.
Listened to inner wall of parlor immediately following lockdown.
Faint sound of distant rushing water observed.


Conclusions:
Previous observations of unexplained phenomena in school in addition to distinction between sounds heard in school and houses indicates the school is a focal point.
Rushing water heard in all buildings observed; several buildings flooded. Loud rushing water and distressed scream under school indicate imminent flooding of school.
Water forms a spiral when entering a drain.
The unseen water is the spiral.
Dig deep to rushing water under school, drain under school is the center, the center is the key.
Dig deep
ecks: (Default)
Statement: According to hotstud_xxx static electricity is generated when electrons are transferred from one object to another. An object with an excess of electrons is "negatively charged"; an object with a deficit of electrons is "positively charged." Objects with opposite charges are attracted to one another.

Hypothesis: Rubbing one object against another will transfer electrons and create reciprocal positive and negative charges on those objects, which will cause the objects to be attracted to one another.

Materials:
Woven cloth
Wool cloth
Leather
Fake cat
Paper
Wax candle

Procedure:
Rub Object A rapidly against Object B five (5) times.
Hold Objects A and B near each other.
Observe whether Objects A and B appear to be attracted to one another.
Rub Object A rapidly against Object B twenty (20) times.
Hold Objects A and B near each other.
Observe whether Objects A and B appear to be attracted to one another.

Data:
Set 1:
Object A: Woven cloth
Object B: Wool cloth
Result 1: Minimal attraction
Result 2: Minimal attraction
Observation: Crackling sounds heard during rubbing process


[And so it continues with various combinations of objects, all tediously faithfully documented. She must have spent a significant amount of time rubbing things together in order to gather all these vital data. The "fake cat" seems to garner the best results, and she abandons the systematic approach to instead document the process of rubbing said fake cat against walls, floor, and various fixtures of what House might deduce is a grocery store based on her descriptions.

That set of data ends with the following:
]

OBSERVATION: Following experiment with Set 15, a minuscule bolt of lightning was observed to arch between the fake cat and the wool coat.

Hypothesis 2: Two objects with significant opposite charges will equalize those charges through a transfer of electric energy.

Materials:
Fake cat
Woven cloth

Procedure:
Rub fake cat rapidly against cloth many times.
Lightly touch fake cat to cloth.

Data:
Attempt 1: Fake cat touched gently to cloth following rubbing process. Minuscule lightning bolt not observed.
Attempt 2: Fake cat held near cloth following rubbing process. Minuscule lightning bolt not observed.
Attempt 3: Fake cat rubbed lightly against cloth...


[And on and on. She is eventually able to produce another spark, no doubt to her profound delight. And somehow -- possibly through a little padding, possibly through tricks of formatting, the report comes out to precisely five pages in length, double spaced.]
ecks: (Default)
Accurate as of morning 203

 
 Day 226: Sherlock told her how to make a Scrabble set
Day 235: most recent stop for food (vending machines)
 
Exposure effects: Obsession 1 (stuffed animals and pillows)
Death effect: Inability to tell the truth, days 206-209

Injuries and Scars: 

  • Burns sustained on day 202: a ring of first and second degree burns around her neck. Expected timeline:
    • Day 202: burns sustained. Ecks attempts self-treatment with snow and causes further damage. She receives medical attention from Claire that evening. Skin red, shiny, and painful; blisters forming. Ecks can breathe and eat normally, but speaking, eating, and turning her head is painful.
    • Days 203-204: blisters continue to grow; burned skin appears dark and mottled. A particularly large blister forms on her throat and pops by accident on day 204. The skin under that blister appears bright red. Speaking, eating, and moving her head remains painful.
    • Day 204: Ecks is murdered.
    • Night 206: Ecks revives. Her burns are healed, leaving discolored skin all around her neck that is particularly noticeable on her throat.
  • Stab wound to shoulder: long since healed via revival, leaving a scar. Sustained in a fight with Royce.


Software:
Inventory:
  • Container: dark gray backpack (holds seven days' worth of food)
    • 0 days' worth of food (convenience store)
    • Tablet in a white cover with multicolored polka dots
    • A small journal
    • Subject 1's project notebook re: Subject 437
    • Calligraphy pens (2)
    • Pencil (no sharpener!)
    • Bottle of black ink (no longer in good condition)
    • Bottle of blue ink (no longer in good condition)
    • Blank paper (5 sheets)
    • Envelope containing three cigarettes
    • A microspatula (from forgery kit)
    • Cloth bandages (enough to bandage one small to moderate wound)
    • Candle (red, partially used)
    • Bookmark bearing an image of a bright-eyed puppy in a grassy meadow
    • Bookmark bearing an image of a snake
    • Postcard bearing the word "Alaska" and a photo of two bears in a landscape.
    • Pamphlet from funeral home with tips on the grieving process
    • Two wheels, such as would be attached to roller blades
    • Socks (purple; trades these off with the very worn and dirty socks with which she arrived)
    • Notebook (purple cover)
    • Cuticle brush
    • Anti-itch cream
    • Paintbrush
    • Spoon
    • Chopsticks
    • Forceps
  • Tied to pack or body:
  • Container: pillowcase #1 (holds two days' worth of food; tied to packand slung over shoulders)
    • 0 days' worth of food (convenience store)
    • Baby wipes
    • Hairbrush
    • Hand towel (bright pink)
    • Safety pins
    • Aluminum foil
    • Popsicle sticks
  • Container: grocery basket (holds 4 days' worth of food; more if loaded tightly and made cumbersome)
    • 0 days' worth of food
    • Kerosene (half used)
    • Body wash (lavender scented)
    • Dish soap
    • Glass jar with metal lid, containing:
    • Funnel
  • Container: duffle bag (holds 7 days' worth of food)
    • 0 days' worth of food 
    • Bedsheet
    • Yarn (ball)
    • Doll (America): A happy looking blond man with glasses and a bomber jacket, holding an American flag.
    • Doll (England): A well-dressed blond man with particularly large eyebrows, holding an English flag.
    • Stuffed animal: Red Cat (a patchwork cat sewn together with fishing line. The largest patches are red, but it also has patches of fluffy white, giraffe spots, purple, and black. It has a tentacle in place of a tail.)
    • Stuffed animal: Crab (a hermit crab)
    • Stuffed animal: Dragon (a seahorse)
    • Stuffed animal: Gray Cat (a gray tabby cat)
    • Stuffed animal: Shark (a shark)
    • Stuffed animal: Dry Bear (a cream-colored teddy bear)
    • Stuffed animal: Lion (a lion)
  • Tied to pack or body:
    • Ash shovel (hooked on outside of pack)
  • Worn on body:
    • Long sleeved tunic, trousers, scarf, and soft leather boots in mottled gray suitable for rudimentary camouflage in a rocky or urban setting. The clothing includes a multitude of hidden pockets.
    • Lightweight leather armor, also in mottled gray, padded with wads of pillow stuffing
    • Winter coat in dark gray
    • Mittens (thick; made from a pet bed and lined with waterproof fabric)
    • Tablecloth (strategically cut and knotted to make an outer skirt worn over her trousers)
  • Carried in pockets, of which she has many:
    • Surgical scissors (blades dulled; hinge sticky)
    • Tweezers
    • Fishing Line
    • Toothpaste
    • Toothbrush
    • Matchbox with two matches
    • Figurine (wooden horse)
    • Aspirin
    • Tylenol
    • Corkscrew
    • School ID card (identifying information scratched out)
    • Twelve blue SD cards, each bearing a duplicate of the shadow network program
    • One black SD card, blank
    • Clicker (for counting things)
    • Marker
    • Razor (disposable)
    • Bottle opener
    • Charcoal x4 (sticks of compressed charcoal for drawing)
    • Gel pen (purple)
  • Carried in hands when on the move:
    •  See grocery basket and duffel bag

ecks: (Default)
[Out Of Character]
Backtagging with this character: Always
Threadhopping with this character: Feel free to hijack network posts at will, but please talk to me before threadhopping in a log.
Fourthwalling: Keep it within the limits appropriate to the game.
Offensive subjects: Please warn for graphic gore/dismemberment/etc. so I know what I'm getting into.

[In Character]
Gender/pronouns: She/her
Hugging this character: At your own risk (she might interpret it as some kind of weird attempted grapple).
Flirting with this character: Feel free, though she likely won't get it.
Giving this character a kiss: Again, at your own risk.
Something more intimate: Not opposed on principle, but it's really not what I'm here to play.
Dub-con/non-con/sexual assault: Let's not.
Fighting with this character: Oho yes.
Injuring this character: Ask first; I'll usually say yes.
Killing this character: Ask first; it will depend on what else is going on in the game.
Using telepathy/mind reading abilities on this character: Go for it! She won't have any particular mental defenses. Please feel free to talk to me about her thought processes if my tags don't provide enough information.

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