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did I ever post the boulder room

the idea is, it's a room where you go to appreciate the boulder

@Alexis I love how there's grass around that boulder. It's almost like the boulder needs to be planted in dirt, and have deep roots and stuff.

The Boulder Is Alive

@zatnosk It felt important to me that the boulder not simply be removed from whatever its previous location was, but that it would be implanted in a small, reasonable recreation of where it's from.

Like a zoo animal, but It's A Boulder.

@Alexis My headcanon is that the room, and the entire building, was built around the boulder, and the boulder have been in that exact spot since the last ice age(*).

(* my arctic-adjacent climate bias is showing)

@Alexis I had the exact same reading of this this time as the first, with the boulder in question being The Boulder from Avatar

@Alexis @InspectorCaracal As I understand it, they wanted The Rock to voice The Boulder but he was unavailable so Mick Foley did it instead.

@Aleums @Alexis yes.... i need this boulder room... i need a boulder house....

@Alexis finally, boulder is getting the respect it deserves

@root Sitting on the boulder is lightly discouraged by the presence of the chair, I think -- but if sitting on it is what you feel is the appropriate way to appreciate the boulder, yes, absolutely.

@root Basically I think anything that a park employee would not tell you off for doing to a boulder in a park is fine, as long as it's in the spirit of "appreciate the boulder."

@Alexis i see! yes, i would love and care for the boulder. not disrespect the boulder.

@Alexis
What if it isn't that the light has been arranged to fall on the boulder, but that somehow the light makes the ground swell up into a boulder.

Perhaps the sign 'boulder room' doesn't refer to the room you sit in, but the one through the window: the room with the light that makes the boulders.

@Alexis aaah, yes. The boulder room. I could use a visit yo the boulder room about now..

@Alexis @zatnosk ...can I fill the walls with shelves and/or cabinets to store stuff?

@Anke @zatnosk For me, personally, I feel that would distract from the boulder, but it's your personal boulder room, you can do what you want!

@Alexis this looks like a room I would design in Animal Crossing

@Alexis I was sure I had seen something like this and responded that it looked like an Animal Crossing room, and sure enough here's my reply.

I would also say it'd probably make a good Minecraft room.

@The_T Yeah, I have a boulder room in my Animal Crossing house.

Only seemed like the natural thing to do.

@Alexis just like a real house, I'm too poor to own an Animal Crossing house

@Alexis
Seems like the original concept for the meditation room at the UN headquarters.
I want my own boulder to contemplate now though...

@gamayun Ooh, I'd not seen that before, I don't think, but it's very much exactly what I was going for!

@Alexis I feel like I've been there

on the west side of Harathi Hinterlands or something

@Alexis idk why but this looks like it could be a Gary Larson cartoon (and if you don't consider that a compliment I'm so sorry, I mean it as one but I've known some people who really hate Gary Larson so I understand)

@balrogboogie "The idea is, it's a room where you go to appreciate the boulder." totally works as a Far Side caption!

(I wouldn't identify The Far Side as one of my favourites, but I would've said Larson was generally well-liked?)

@Alexis maybe 'hated' was the wrong word, but I've known people who considered The Far Side to be "boomer humor" and would not have appreciated the comparison

room with 2 boulders 

@Alexis the Bolder room

room with more boulders 

@The_T A very thin room with a bunch of boulders in it: A folder of boulders.

@Alexis This one has no moss growing on it: The Balder Boulder room.
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