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xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 7:55 pm UTC
by The Snide Sniper
Based on a thread in a different forum.

Make a floor in the skyscraper. Decide what to put in it, and try to make it as weird as possible. Because this is xkcd, we will be starting with floor 0! :mrgreen:

No floor may dictate anything about the entire skyscraper or duplicate another floor.

Floor 0:

This floor is alive. Gastric juices drip from the ceiling.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2016 10:03 pm UTC
by faubiguy
Floor 1: The entire floor is kept at cryogenic temperatures and filled with liquid helium.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2016 11:08 pm UTC
by flicky1991
Floor 2: The floor is revolving, reaching its starting position once every four weeks. It contains samples of moon dust.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 12:45 am UTC
by faubiguy
Floor 3: The floor is inaccessible from other floors because space is warped so that any connections go from floor 2 directly to floor 4. Apart from that it's a fully automatic bakery that receives shipments of ingredients through the north window and ejects bread out of the south window.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:01 am UTC
by The Snide Sniper
Floor 4:

This floor is like a normal hotel floor, except the entire layout of the floor changes every 10 minutes.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:29 am UTC
by Mikemk
Floor Unknown*

The floor is inhabited by a cult which burns anyone literate.

*Due to Mod Madness, I'm not sure what the starting number is.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 2:33 am UTC
by liberonscien
Floor 5: The whole floor has been cordoned off by the SCP Foundation, who are currently investigating this skyscraper as a possible SCP. On this floor alone they have identified [REDACTED] and multiple [REDACTED]. If the floor is accessed by anyone or anything via the lift Dr. ██████ and Agent ██████ are to be contacted immediately.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 4:54 am UTC
by faubiguy
Floor 7:

Anyone entering the floor will fall asleep immediately, and will not wake up unless they are no longer on this floor. While asleep they do not require food or other external means of sustenance, and will dream that they are in a skyscraper identical to this one. The dream skyscraper's floor 7 has identical effects except within the dream, causing nested dreams. If they exit the skyscraper in their dream, or die inside of it, they will wake up outside the entrance to the real skyscraper. Some have lived their whole lives in the upper floors of the skyscraper without realizing that they were in reality asleep on floor 7 the entire time.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 7:30 am UTC
by flicky1991
Floor 8: This floor is a restaurant. For each meal that is ordered, someone on a different floor vanishes.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:36 am UTC
by faubiguy
Floor 9: This floor is a giant record player which spins to play music. At the end of each song, it pauses for 5 seconds while the record transforms itself into a new song as selected by a jukebox in the lobby.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 1:52 pm UTC
by Jeff_UK
Floor 10: The entire floor is empty; except for a pedestal with a bullet made from neutron-star material in the centre. There are scuff marks between the elevator and the pedestal, and the bullet is coated in a greasy red substance.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 1:54 pm UTC
by flicky1991
Floor 11:

This floor contains rooms full of mannequins in period costumes. They are normally motionless, but taking any of the clothes off of them makes them come to life and snatch the clothes back from you.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:00 pm UTC
by Pied typer
Floor 13 (the "unknown" floor is #12)

This floor is a sanctuary for smileys. See below:
Spoiler:
:D :) :( :o :shock: :? 8-) :lol: :x :P :oops:
:cry: :twisted: :evil: :roll: :wink: :!: :?: :idea: :arrow: :| :mrgreen:

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:10 pm UTC
by flicky1991
Isn't the unknown floor #6? Well, #5, but someone took that after.

Floor (whichever one we're missing to make the next one 14):

This floor looks like a clean, unused office, but it's full of a stench that doesn't seem to be coming from anywhere in particular.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:15 pm UTC
by emlightened
Floor 14:

This floor is in a pocket dimension between floors 0 and 1, and is primarily accessed by a one-way door on Floor 14. It contains a portrait of Lucifer, a portrait of Lucy, and is made from the tortured souls of dead trees.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:17 pm UTC
by flicky1991
Floor 15:

This floor contains dozens of stick figures worshipping a giant, Roman-style statue of Randall Munroe.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:18 pm UTC
by emlightened
Floor 16:

This floor is spherical, and all of the surfaces within are frictionless for the duration of their stay.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:31 pm UTC
by Mikemk
Floor 17 is missing. Floor 18 is floating about 12 feet above it, with ropes hanging down to climb up.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:32 pm UTC
by flicky1991
Floor 18:

Rope storage.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 6:03 pm UTC
by Mikemk
Floor 19. A large humming device sits in the middle of the room. Crackpot scientists believe it to be an antigravity generator. However, no one knows it's true purpose, who built it, or where its power source is.

Floor 20

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 6:08 pm UTC
by Pied typer
A portal to Floor 17. Sure, let's bring that joke over from NationStates.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 6:13 pm UTC
by flicky1991
Floor 21:

The avatars of everyone on the xkcd forum live here.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 6:26 pm UTC
by Mikemk
Floor 22: An assasin's guild

BTW, I'm creating a pixel art image of our skyscraper, once I finish, I encourage adding your own floors to it. Please don't add floors till I finish

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 6:49 pm UTC
by Mikemk
I have to quit working on it for now, here's what I've got so far:
Image
Feel free to finish it for me, and if you don't like your floor, feel free to add something different.

For the attachment, change the extension from png to xcf and open with gimp.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 7:01 pm UTC
by SecondTalon
Please don't double post. Use the edit button.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 7:04 pm UTC
by flicky1991
Wow, never seen mods complaining about double posting in Forum Games before...

Floor 23:

A hospital ward. The patients are perfectly healthy and the doctors and nurses are near to death.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 7:27 pm UTC
by Jeff_UK
Floor 24:

The elevator door opens onto an endless desert, sand-worms attack anyone who tries to enter.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 8:43 pm UTC
by patzer
Floor 25:

The walls, ceiling, and floor are painted cyan. This floor is completely empty except for a lone tuatara on a milking stool in the center of the room.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 8:51 pm UTC
by emlightened
Floor 26:

This floor has a map of the skyscraper painted sidewards onto the wall. To view it all, you have to continue rotating to the right until you get to the top - if it even exists.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 9:34 pm UTC
by Mikemk
Floor 27

This is actually the top of the skyscraper, with a beautiful crown. A laser shoots up to a floating mountain.
(Next floor is either on or in the mountain, or sticking out of this floor at a right angle. Your choice)

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2016 12:18 am UTC
by The Snide Sniper
Mikemk wrote:Floor 27

This is actually the top of the skyscraper, with a beautiful crown. A laser shoots up to a floating mountain.
(Next floor is either on or in the mountain, or sticking out of this floor at a right angle. Your choice)

How about no deciding things for the whole skyscraper?

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2016 12:25 am UTC
by emlightened
Floor 28 is the mountain, which happens to be floating a couple of feet above Floor 27, and is around five feet tall.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2016 12:45 am UTC
by gmalivuk
Floor 29 is the entirety of Wayside Elementary. Gravity is horizontal from the perspective of the rest of the skyscraper, and the elevator opens up in the floor of the first level of the school.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2016 1:00 am UTC
by Soupspoon
On floor 30, everything (including anything, or anyone, arriving onto the floor) is seen in negative. White shadows, black illumination. But the hue of anything coloured has also been rotated so that people, at least, still look generally flesh-coloured.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2016 1:08 am UTC
by Mikemk
The Snide Sniper wrote:
Mikemk wrote:Floor 27

This is actually the top of the skyscraper, with a beautiful crown. A laser shoots up to a floating mountain.
(Next floor is either on or in the mountain, or sticking out of this floor at a right angle. Your choice)

How about no deciding things for the whole skyscraper?

I didn't?

Floor 30 is entirely digital, and therefore unsafe for physical objects to enter.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2016 1:56 am UTC
by liberonscien
Floor 31
This floor contains a portal to every other Floor 31 in existence.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2016 2:26 am UTC
by Pied typer
Floor 32

Another portal to Floor 17. Basically like declaring portals to the non-existent Floor 327 in the NationStates version of this.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2016 2:50 am UTC
by Mikemk
Floor 34*

Image

*sorry, I typed the wrong floor above

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2016 8:22 am UTC
by faubiguy
Whichever the next floor is: This floor is constructed completely out of onions. An enchantment has been placed on the onions so that they don't rot or decay.

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2016 9:30 am UTC
by emlightened
Assuming faubi's got put at position 33:

Floor 35:

This floor is made of ceilings.