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Usually that type of "word salad" is evidence of a "formal thought disorder", aka, they are stark raving mad.--PalMD-Goatspeed! 13:45, 5 July 2007 (CDT)

Seriously though, is this real? Are have they huffed too much goat? Thunderkatz 13:48, 5 July 2007 (CDT)
As far as anyone can tell Gene Ray is serious. Tmtoulouse 13:49, 5 July 2007 (CDT)
Isn't this what the movie Gleaming the Cube was about? ollïegrïnd 14:02, 5 July 2007 (CDT)
uhhh..... no Unless that's what Gene Ray named his movie too. Thunderkatz 14:06, 5 July 2007 (CDT)
Oh yeah - I get time cubes and Vietnamese ex-patriot arms smugglers mixed up sometimes. ollïegrïnd 14:20, 5 July 2007 (CDT)
Tell me about it. It's soooo embarassing. I made that mistake three times last week. Thunderkatz 14:29, 5 July 2007 (CDT)
Hmmm...Goat huffing...wonder if there is a way to make it funny without copying UP?--PalMD-Goatspeed! 14:07, 5 July 2007 (CDT)
Come on - this can't be real.--Bob_M (talk) 14:46, 5 July 2007 (CDT)
Time cubes or goat huffing? ollïegrïnd 14:54, 5 July 2007 (CDT)
I reserve my rights under the 5th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. User:DocSock
I was referring to the "time cube" thing. I'm not sure what goat huffing is - and I'm not sure I want to know either.--Bob_M(talk) 16:15, 5 July 2007 (CDT)
I think it is real in that there is a man by the name of Dr. Gene Ray, wisest human, who believes it. That of course doesn't make it true but I guess it makes it real. ollïegrïnd 09:52, 6 July 2007 (CDT)
I second that. I've looked around at his stuff, and commentaries thereon, and he really does believe this. He was granted permission to give a talk about it at MIT several years ago. I didn't attend, but I've seen video clips of parts. He's quite proud of the imprimatur that the MIT talk allegedly gives him. He didn't mention that it was an Independent Activities Period (IAP) talk. Such things are fun activities, during the period between semesters, when students are blowing off steam, and are often quite wacky. In many cases the lecture hall is filled with ... how shall I put this? ... much aerodynamic research on flight vehicles made of paper. I believe this was the case during the Gene Ray lecture. SJIHAS 17:33, 12 August 2007 (CDT)

Wow, several pages of weird ranting in garish 72pt type. After scanning through that website, what's not to take seriously. All the best scientists communicate like that don'tcha know. liessmokemirrors 09:25, 6 July 2007 (CDT)
i dont know how to start this ..., i had been to the time cube website before. to know that there is a wiki that aknowledges the brilliance of the timecube is very comforting. i think i might join this wiki. though seriously why the constant goat refrences?75.57.111.167 21:36, 12 July 2007 (CDT)

  • The key thing to understand is that Time Cube has never been peer reviewed. Gene Ray's only peers are the ones standing next to him in the mens room, and most of them have their hands full. EVDebs 00:36, 29 July 2007 (CDT)

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[edit] Can anyone prove that time cube is false?

ANYONE? 67.159.44.44 20:40, 30 November 2007 (EST)

You can't prove false something that does not make coherent sense. It is merely word salad, not able to be understood. Researcher 20:40, 30 November 2007 (EST)

Tell you what, IP guy: If you can provide us with a concise and understandable summary of what the Time Cube theory is all about in the first place, we'll be happy to look into it. --AKjeldsenGodspeed! 20:49, 30 November 2007 (EST)

Exactly. Tell us what it is, in coherent sentences and paragraphs, and then we'll know what it is you want us to disprove. humanUser talk:Human 20:50, 30 November 2007 (EST)
Someone save that amazing vandalspam somewhere so I can visit it for a quiet giggle when I'm feeling down. Susanpurrrrr ... 20:52, 30 November 2007 (EST)
You can get the same thing by just going to the website. *shudder* Researcher 20:56, 30 November 2007 (EST)
And in appropriate 24 pt brightly colored type, the way it should be read! humanUser talk:Human 20:58, 30 November 2007 (EST
Just go to the website and press the zoom out button on your web browser. If you don't have a zoom out button then you have a shitty web browser. 67.159.44.44 21:36, 30 November 2007 (EST)

My browser is just fine, poopyhead. Anyone who thinks it makes sense to put three words on a 1280 px wide line might have a slight problem with communication skilz, though. humanUser talk:Human 21:47, 30 November 2007 (EST)

LOL n00bz 67.159.44.44 21:50, 30 November 2007 (EST)
So where's the "coherent" version of this "theory"? humanUser talk:Human 22:38, 30 November 2007 (EST)
Click on my userpage. I'll get the next page down soon. Oh, and i must warn you, it is a long read. 67.159.44.44 10:46, 1 December 2007 (EST)
And the coherent version?--Bobbing up 10:48, 1 December 2007 (EST)
Thats where i put it. Are there to many *'s? 67.159.44.44
Perhaps you could cut it the fundamentals down to 100 words or so? Or at least edit it into paragraphs ans things like that? It will be difficult for people to take it seriously as it is.--Bobbing up 10:53, 1 December 2007 (EST)
wp:Summary. I can has it? --AKjeldsenGodspeed! 10:55, 1 December 2007 (EST)
I tried. You should be able to read it now. 67.159.44.44 11:32, 1 December 2007 (EST)
No, that's not a summary, that's the text itself. What I want you to do is to write, in - say - 400 words or less, a coherent summary of the main points and arguments of the theory plus any necessary supporting material. --AKjeldsenGodspeed! 11:41, 1 December 2007 (EST)

Time cube theory is unique in that it is a fractal theory. No matter how far out or in you go, it still looks like this:

Timegrab.png

-- מְתֻרְגְּמָן וִיקִי שְׁלֹום!

[edit] Neo-Nazi?

I have noticed that the website is largely anti Jewish. Also here is a racist quote from the website: Racial integration equals "Racial Slop". --Signed by Elassint the Great Hi! 13:02, 1 December 2007 (EST)

Were you referring to the 'queer jew god' stuff? He's just mentally unstable, that's all. I don't think that he has any malicious instincts within him, it's just the fact that he's a bit ... confused. - מְתֻרְגְּמָן וִיקִי שְׁלֹום!
on a pedantic note, to be anti-jewish does not make one a neo-Nazi. An ignorant twat yes, but not necessarily a supporter of fascism. Totnesmartin 13:14, 1 December 2007 (EST)

[edit] It's code people!

It's simply code for, "These new(er) psychotropic medications they've put me on are much better than the zombiefying ones me and Dad and Mom and Grandma used to be on. I swear the DXM has nothing to do with all this wisdom I'm having these days, I just like it.

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[edit] I think I've figured out what he's talking about!

But it hurts. --λινυσ() 11:30, 16 July 2008 (EDT)

Best description I've seen yet. Ohmy.gif And can I smoke some of that?--Bobbing up 11:43, 16 July 2008 (EDT)
Sadly, I consumed it all. :( --λινυσ() 11:46, 16 July 2008 (EDT)
Wow, that's a great description. I reformatted timecube's pages to make them slightly easier to read, [1][2] but I think it just makes it easier to figure out that he's a loon. --Toiretni 13:35, 16 July 2008 (EDT)
Heresy. The original formatting is essential to not understanding Time Cube properly. By reformatting it, you risk not understanding in a completely wrong way, and we can't have that, can we? --AKjeldsenCum dissensie 14:13, 16 July 2008 (EDT)
I agree. I doubt that Timecube is even meant to be understood. Understanding it would probably destroy it. --Bobbing up 14:29, 16 July 2008 (EDT)
And most likely your sanity as well. On the other hand, I guess you'd have to be insane to understand it in the first place. --AKjeldsenCum dissensie 14:39, 16 July 2008 (EDT)
I wonder if I should christen myself "Dr. Linus, Professor of Insanity Emulation". --λινυσ() 14:45, 16 July 2008 (EDT)
I really think that "fractal wrongness" is the best way to describe it. You zoom in on the text and ignore the formatting, and it's just as incomprehensible. You pare it down to one section, and just try to understand that... nope, still incomprehensible. (wtf are the Clintons doing in the middle of a unified theory of everything?) --Toiretni 14:51, 16 July 2008 (EDT)



All I see in Time Cube is a lesson on critical thinking. Don't believe everything you hear or are taught. Think for yourself and outside the box. The whole thing about christianity and god being evil is his way of saying that to have "faith" is to lose "intuition." When you become blinded by your own beliefs you lose the ability to see from any other perspective, and that becomes dangerous. Its like saying the color of that apple is red, when in reality, it is all colors but red, since red is the only color that the apple reflects. The whole idea is to decide for yourself and not worry if you sound bat shit crazy like he does.

1603 7 October 2009

--=--Brendan

Not really, he is just an racist idiot that think four days occur simultaneously. - π 07:05, 7 October 2009 (UTC)
Actually, I like that as an interpretation. Scarlet A.pnggnostic 22:25, 19 July 2010 (UTC)

[edit] Generation

In my AI class, we spent a while working with N-Gram models for natural language text parsing.

If you use an N-Gram model to generate text, the result reads very much like the Time Cube page. In fact, everything about the text smacks of a natural language generation app that a student might code.

That sounds very interesting and is no doubt a viable explanation for the time cube phenomenom but I must admit to having not the faintest clue as to what you are saying .(identity hidden to prevent ignorance from being identified)

[edit] Huffing

Comes from Uncyclopedia (where Sophia refers to two different entities). Jackiespeel (talk) 22:58, 4 January 2010 (UTC)

[edit] Wingnuttery?

Gene Ray is a documented homophobe and racist fuckwad, yes. But I'm not sure Time Cube is coherent enough to be considered political -- it's just pure lunatic rage. EVDebs (talk) 23:42, 4 January 2010 (UTC)

I actually heard that he was diagnosed as a schizophrenic. Stilldeciding (talk) 01:50, 15 September 2010 (UTC)

[edit] Racism

The article should probably mention that there's a lot of heavily racist shit among the outright incomprehensible shit. E.g. On the current main page, skip to the section that begins "WARNING TO EDUCATED STUPID", about how white & black people should inhabit separate continents & Obama's presidency will kick off a race war. WěǎšěǐǒǐďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 22:52, 8 July 2010 (UTC)

[edit] Hmmm

I think once we figure out what Time Cube means, the entire fabric of reality will dissolve and we'll see a sign that says "Level 2". Scarlet A.pnggnostic 22:22, 19 July 2010 (UTC)

[edit] Bronze/silver

I Risked My Brain For This.

I demand recognition of 4 corner article!
Denial of FOUR CORNER silver ARTICLE is
for Educated Stupid only
Followers of ONEness GOD
deny CUBEISM and eat children!

Scarlet A.pnggnostic 01:42, 20 July 2010 (UTC)

[edit] Fun Article

How do I make a funspace article for this (or for any other article for that matter?)Stilldeciding (talk) 21:39, 14 September 2010 (UTC)

The same as any article but stick "fun:" in front of it. I.e., fun:Time Cube Scarlet A.pnggnostic 21:52, 14 September 2010 (UTC)
O.K, thanks! Stilldeciding (talk) 01:51, 15 September 2010 (UTC)

[edit] I have a cold...

...and I read this article right before I went to have a nap. In my feverish, cough medicine-addled dreams, two hours turned into eight and Time Cube actually made sense. But now that I've woken up, I'm afraid to say the magic has gone, and I'm back to just sore-throated and educated stupid. Shtrominer (talk) 04:02, 17 September 2010 (UTC)

Goodpost.gif The Goonie Punk Can't sleep, clowns will eat me! 04:04, 17 September 2010 (UTC)
I've always thought that Time Cube was the result of that sort of "dream logic" and not forgetting it 6 seconds after waking up. Scarlet A.pnggnostic 06:21, 17 September 2010 (UTC)


[edit] Corners of the globe

Only makes sense with a sea-urchin shell (which would also encourage Hollow Earthism).

Following the logic of this cubified tesseractism, the English language has nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs 'and other bits', which means that we are all communicating through vastly upgraded versions of George Orwell's Doublespeak. 82.44.143.26 (talk) 16:34, 4 April 2011 (UTC)

You know what else only makes sense with a sea-urchin shell? Mashed potato sandwiches and a glass of hot piss. ΨΣΔξΣΓΩΙÐWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 07:28, 5 April 2011 (UTC)

Over warmed beer?

Would the 'translate text into foreign language and back again' improve the concept? (see examples with The Eye of Argon) 212.85.6.26 (talk) 15:11, 6 April 2011 (UTC)

[edit] Not even

Anna Livia Plurabelle or the Evil Overlord's five year old adviser could make sense of the concept (apart from the 'educated stupid' concept). 82.44.143.26 (talk) 15:37, 8 April 2011 (UTC)

[edit] I feel the warp overtaking me...

So, I think I'm finally understanding a bit of Time Cube, at least the four corner stuff. Basically, if we pick an arbitrary point (call it point A) than at the beginning of the day ("sun up") it is also "midday" at Point B, "sun down" at Point C, and "midnight" at Point D. A 1/4 of a day later (and I use day here in the conventional sense of the term), it is now "midday" at Point A and the other locations are now "sun down", "midnight", and "sun up". Continue for a full day, and each Point has had it's own sun up, midday, sun down, and midnight. 4 spatial points, 4 temporal points, and if you multiply them (for no apparent reason) you get 16.

The thing is, there's no reason to pick sun up, etc. It's entirely arbitrary. If I divided the day into 16ths, I could start my own website about how the day has 16 corners (and 256 dimensions) and that you are educated stupid. Perceptron (talk) 22:29, 28 June 2011 (UTC)

To slightly paraphrase: "Never argue with a crazy person. They drag you down to their level and beat you with experience." ThunderkatzHo! 22:46, 28 June 2011 (UTC)

[edit] Another timecube website

... can be found at [3]. Should it be added to the list of links? 82.44.143.26 (talk) 15:05, 29 July 2011 (UTC)

Has the main one been updated, I can't remember the top text being "TimeCube Math Is Absolute Proof …. You Are Retarded." in massive text. ADK...I'll erect your belt! 16:12, 29 July 2011 (UTC)

'Tis a 'Random plot generator.'

I mean the main site. I know elsewhere.org is where they do the random generation stuff. ADK...I'll quantify your mouth! 21:08, 29 July 2011 (UTC)

[edit] We're taking this guy too seriously

It's quite sad. He's probably completely nuts, and not in a Schlafly way--"Shut up, Brx." 02:28, 31 October 2011 (UTC)

I'd actually heard of this loon before. I'd never heard of Schlafy before. Do you have some sort of urge to protect cranks? The unbusinesslikeman of business 02:31, 31 October 2011 (UTC)
I often have an urge to protect those I see attacked. But really, should we have such a long article on a guy who's either working on his doctoral thesis on the perception of insanity in the internet age or who's got a major case of the mentals?--"Shut up, Brx." 02:34, 31 October 2011 (UTC)
He's hilarious. And there appears to be no notability requirement. The unbusinesslikeman of business 02:35, 31 October 2011 (UTC)
I think a stub saying he's a wack-job who abuses html should be enough--"Shut up, Brx." 02:43, 31 October 2011 (UTC)
Cool, you rewrite all the articles on CP sysops to say that they're dickwad creationists on the internet and you can rewrite this. The unbusinesslikeman of business 02:46, 31 October 2011 (UTC)
Coming from the guy who'd never heard of Schlafly... And no. The CP sysops aren't nuts in the clinical way (except maybe ken)--"Shut up, Brx." 02:47, 31 October 2011 (UTC)
Yet I had heard of Gene Ray. I have seen videos of him speak to colleges. The unbusinesslikeman of business 02:48, 31 October 2011 (UTC)
And he has ben on tv and he is offering $10000 to anyone that can disprove this idea. Pimobile (talk) 02:51, 31 October 2011 (UTC)
(Edit conflict) Well then tell me, is he nuts? Does he look grossly unkempt and does he mumble a lot to himself? Is he easily irritable and does he follow some incomprehensible alien logic? Maybe I'm wrong.--"Shut up, Brx." 02:52, 31 October 2011 (UTC)

[edit] This is science as it should be!

Time Cube made easy: every day contains four days. Why? Because when it's 12:00 noon in one place, it's 12:00 midnight on the opposite side of the globe, and 6:00 AM somewhere else, and 6:00 PM on the opposite side of that. And they all turn at the same time. QED.

Now God in the Bible creates one day at a time. This shows that Dr. Gene Ray, Cubic, is wiser than God. (Not that God actually exists.)

The four corners of the earth are the homes of the four races. It is wrong for the races to mix together. The two poles represent the sexes. For those who want to know why there are four sides rather than six, it is because of the spin.

Evil educators either do not understand Time Cube, or do not want you to know about Time Cube. In the first case they are stupid, in the second case they are evil. You too are stupid and evil if you reject Time Cube.

If you have trouble letting go of your preconceived ideas about one day = one day, or A = A, then don't be too hard on yourself. Just take things one day at a time. ERROR! ERROR! I mean, four days at a time.

PS. How do we really know that (-1) x (-1) = (+1), anyway? Who decided?

Truly wonderful! Bad Faith (talk) 14:10, 4 November 2011 (UTC)
Incidentally if the four corners mean that "It is wrong for the races to mix together." do the two poles mean that it is wrong for the sexes to mix together. Hot girl-on-girl action at one end and boy-on-boy at the other. My sort of world. Bad Faith (talk) 14:12, 4 November 2011 (UTC)
Man-woman antipodes. man-women combine to prevent queer singularity of penguin Santa-god. You have not pyramidal mind to understand nature's 4 day harmonious cube truth. You are negative personification of educated stupid. Тytalk 14:15, 4 November 2011 (UTC)

[edit] Only time I will say this here

but our article just doesn't do the site justice. you just have to go there at least once, and have the actual sensation of your mind blowing up with the world's biggest WTF you will ever feel. Pink mowse.pngGodotGet over it!. 14:35, 4 November 2011 (UTC)

TC is a handy trump to keep up your sleeve for when peeps on Facebook post "OMG look at this crazy site", you can smile quietly, post the link to TC and say, "Oh, baby, you ain't seen nothin' yet." --PsyGremlinPrata! 14:45, 4 November 2011 (UTC)

[edit] According to Wikipedia

... the chap was previously involved in promoting the game of marbles. Has he since lost them (the library computer blocks his webpage for 'hate content' so I cannot check). 212.85.6.26 (talk) 16:47, 4 November 2011 (UTC)

That little tid bit's mentioned in the Gene Ray article. Sam Tally-ho! 17:33, 4 November 2011 (UTC)
What do you mean by marbles? the game were you draw a circile and try to knock other kid's marbles from teh circle? People (adults) play this?????Pink mowse.pngGodotGet over it!. 17:48, 4 November 2011 (UTC)
We're talking about Gene Ray, and you're surprised? Scarlet A.pngd hominem 17:51, 4 November 2011 (UTC)

[edit] Cubic time

Should the section on cubic time and the four corner day be broken off and explained in more detail? It is more nuanced of an idea than we give it credit for and if explained clearly people sort of tilt their head side-to-side and go "well I kind of guess its true, but not really". There are actually 30 timezones on Earth so you could equally say we have 30 simultaneous days. - π 01:08, 20 May 2012 (UTC)

You're obviously EDUCATED STUPID.
Each Earth corner rotates own separate 24 hour day. Infinite days is stupidity.
So 1 days is stupid, and infinite days is stupid. By logic (the kind that only the Wisest Human can understand because he's Doctor of Cubism not ONEist educated stupid evil queer), 30 days is also stupidity. --66.151.103.8 (talk) 15:31, 22 July 2013 (UTC)

[edit] Steganography or Dada Engine?

Is anyone aware of any steganalysis of the Timecube site? With all those fonts and colors and HTML tag soup, I can't escape the suspicion that Timecube is just the carrier, and there are in fact hidden (possibly even coherent) messages somehow encoded in it.

On the other hand, I also get the distinct impression that all Timecube content is generated by a dada engine. It would be fun to load up a dada engine with some Timecube terms ("EDUCATED STUPID", "ONEist", "queer", etc) and see if it makes any more sense than the actual Timecube page.— Unsigned, by: 66.151.103.8 / talk / contribs

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