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Message in a bottle @ wikipedia

A message in a bottle is a form of communication whereby a message is sealed in a container (archetypically a glass bottle, but could be any medium, so long as it floats and remains waterproof) and released into the sea or ocean. Such messages are not intended for a specific person, but to end up wherever the currents carry them. Because of their simplicity they are often associated with people stranded on a deserted island, attempting to be rescued. However, many people release such messages for pleasure, to see how far their message can travel and to make new friends. They are also used for scientific studies of ocean currents. The phrase “message in a bottle” has also come to refer to any message sent without an intended destination.

a form of communication
writing like this must be considered a form of communication

sealed in a container
well, the text IS sealed within the webserver, I guess

but could be any medium
I agree. This certenly is another medium

so long as it floats and remains waterproof
I’ve never tried if my laptop or the server actually floats…

end up wherever the currents carry them
If you are reading this, the message has at least ended up somewhere

people stranded on a deserted island, attempting to be rescued
Yes, I do feel a bit like Im stranded on a deserted island sometimes

pleasure…travel…friends
I agree with that

message sent without an intended destination
This message had no intention, nor any destination

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2 Responses to “About”

  1. Storm Grey (@chimaeridae) Says:

    Saw your comment over on http://torrentfreak.com/student-fined-for-running-movie-tv-show-subtitle-download-site-120608/

    I just got done rereading the first 2 Abarat books, and am currently reading Absolute Midnight for the first time, so Abaratian things are much on my mind, right now. I like your username and avatar, and just thought I’d drop in to tell you as much. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Malingo Says:

      Cool, thanks ๐Ÿ™‚
      Yes the Abarat-books are nice ๐Ÿ™‚ I made the avatar by copying and cutting out Malingo, and adding him to a tiny part of the “Abarat world map”. By the way… I also made an pretty nice “abarat wall clock” for my friend. I’ll see if i can find a photo of it and add it to this blog.

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