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     Buz Wallick 

    Hello there and welcome to The Lust Experience!

    This thread is here to help you understand where to start, catch you up, and answer any questions you may have about The Lust Experience.

    First off, my name is Buz (@thebuz) and I am a forum moderator with Sean (@thegilded). While we both have powers to modify comments and threads, we are still just participants like you and will contribute to theories, interactions, etc.. For more info on our duties as mods click HERE.

    This is a continuation of THE TENSION EXPERIENCE that took us down the rabbit hole last year of the occult and self awareness. The Lust Experience continues us down that rabbit hole.

    We all lust for something. Some for power, some for sin, some for salvation.

    The Lust Experience ensnares casual viewers with emotionally gut wrenching stand-alone narratives while also rewarding long-term fans with months long emotional pay offs.

    Enter a cutthroat world of sabotage, betrayal, and sacrifice.

    There is no wrong time to join…

    The forums are your game board. Best way to stay on top of them is by using the activity feed as it will show you all new posts in every section of the forum.

    In order to be active you must contribute to topics. Being passive and just watching the story unfold is fine but don’t be surprised if you never get an interaction. A big point to all of this is the idea of “winding the clock.” You must wind the clock for the clock to work. This whole thing is based on how we interact with it. So be active and stay active. Things may not happen right away, there will be slow periods… but in the end patience will pay off. Only the active move forward.

    Another very important phrase to remember is “NEVER SILENT” . If something happens (unless specifically told not to) share it on the forums immediately. Anything and everything. If you’re not sure if something is apart of the experience or not you can always ask @thegilded or I to help get clarification.

    And please be sure to check out the Official LUST EXPERIENCE SLACK. Join in the conversation for immediate up to date theories, off topic chat, meet ups, etc… The forums remain the main game board but the chat is also a useful tool to stay active as well as immediately get in touch with a moderator.

    Now that introductions are out of the way, below you will find a ton of information that will help you get caught up on what has happened thus far. It may seem daunting but myself and many other users are here to help. If you find yourself confused by something try doing a word search in the “IMPORTANT THREADS OF NOTE” section that should have a thread on the topic you need more information on.




    iConfidant Website

    The System Website (or Noah



    The Midnight Commission (The Resistance) Instagram:

    Related Lust Periscope handles: @sinclair_ind, @listenersnine, @1houruntilzero, @SinclairPayback, @SinclairInc, @the_tension_exp, @theoverseer6.


    Below is a summary of the goings on of lust by User @bcbishop followed by a summary of events on the specific factions we are currently dealing with.

    Last year a nefarious Illuminati-esque organization called The OSDM began running a data collection experiment in Southern California under the name “The Tension Experience.” The idea was to use online and real-world interactions to provoke intense emotional responses in people. OSDM collects that data, which they catalog, process, and then deploy in various way to influence the population. (They claim responsibility for the outcome of the 2016 US Presidential Election.)

    An effective way for OSDM to generate those emotional responses was to rely on narrative and character investment – just like you’d get worked up about a character or plot twists in a movie. To make this work, they hired an actor named Sabrina Kern, and brainwashed her into thinking she was a character named Addison Barrow. Over the 11 months this experiment went on, people participating in Tension wanted to save Addison, were sympathetic towards her, or otherwise emotionally engaged with The Experience with Addison as a focal point. At the time, participants didn’t realize she was a character, and thought the entire thing was real.

    It wasn’t. It was all just a fiction created by the OSDM to ensnare people and get that sweet, sweet emotional data.

    Cut to: 2017. OSDM launches a “sequel”, that it’s calling The Lust Experience.

    Right off the back, things get rocky. Filmmakers Darren Lynn Bousman and Clint Sears, who had been hired by The OSDM to serve as the fronts for Tension, get fired. (Bousman and Sears spent all of 2016 and some of 2017 pretending that Tension had just been an immersive theater production. That was all lies designed to keep OSDM and its goals out of the papers.) A group called The Investors swooped in, unhappy with the financial performance of Tension. (Even data collection experiments need to make $$, apparently.)

    Meanwhile, a self-styled guru named Noah Sinclair — think Tom Cruise’s character in Magnolia, only without the awesome hair — has been pushing something called The System. This also appears to be a scheme to ensare people, though to what ends is not clear.

    Unfortunately, Noah Sinclair starts going cuckoo. He has discovered that certain people are actually trying to replace him in The System using artificial intelligence. Noah rebels, threatening to bring down the entire operation – including his father, Horace Sinclair, who is linked to both Tension and The System.

    Another operation Horace is tied to? iConfidant, a start-up focused on creating incredibly realistic artificial intelligence. Horace is an investor in iConfidant, and it’s that AI that was being used to replace Noah. iConfidant appeared to be collecting emotional data from people too, opening a massive beta program where over a hundred people were interacting with what they thought was an actual pen pal. (Some suspected these “pen pals” were AI all along.)

    There was just one problem: those hundred people had actually been corresponding with Sabrina Kern, the actor that played Addison in Tension. After escaping from her captors last year, she had decided to return to them willingly, because she missed the adulation and adoration that being an “Overseer” in Tension afforded her. There’s some sinister implications here with her involvement, that may include trying to raise an ancient god named Anoch — but it’s still fuzzy whether Anoch is real, or part of another fictional narrative designed to dupe everyone.

    Tired of all the back and forth, a participant here named Morgan decided to form a resistance movement called BOS. He created a fake alternate reality game on Instagram to lure in people obsessed with puzzle solving. Their stated mission? To bring down OSDM, and presumably The Investors and anybody else that does things they think are bad. (Depending on who you talk to, the BOS mission is a little vague, but their hearts are definitely in the right place.)

    Which brings us to TODAY. Noah Sinclair, after losing his marbles before, is now back in action, hyping The System as this radical way to self-improvement. His videos are linked here on the forums, and on the Lust Experience Facebook page.

    Is this real? Am I crazy? Are you crazy? Is this even Tuesday? You can never know for sure… all you can know is that there are some cool people hanging out on this forum, and there are some sketchy people out there in the shadows that aren’t who they say they are, and they’ve promised to emotionally destroy each and every one of us… if we dare to take them up on the offer. And that’s what makes this The Lust Experience.

    And the Lust Experience’s own summary of the various factions.

    I. THE SYSTEM: (www.Noah

    NOAH SINCLAIR, a self-help guru is seemingly controlled by his tough as nails, unfaithful wife SARAH SINCLAIR. Together they are partners at SINCLAIR INDUSTRIES, promises to make you a better you, if you follow “THE SYSTEM”. The Sinclair’s have a dramatic and heated relationship, which may be puppeteered by HORACE SINCLAIR, Noah’s illusive father.

    While confidence seems to be what the Sinclair’s peddle, their behind the scene turmoil has left their clients and investors unamused. After a series of email leaks from the desk of Sarah Sinclair, MACY JONES, her long time assistant was unceremonious fired, and then fled the state fearing violent repercussions from the Sinclair’s.

    While very little is known about Sinclair Industries, or The System, it can be inferred a power struggle between Sarah, Noah, and Horace grows by the day.

    Otis Fletcher, a seemingly mannered handy man first appeared on site at an early Sinclair event. He has made friends with several Lust participants who are now very concerned about the strange activities Noah Sinclair has repeatedly pulled him into. Otis a man of simple means, was last seen giving an out of character and concerning warning to his friends about the true nature of power.


    “Tomorrow’s relationships begin with today’s research, technology and trust.”

    iConfidant launches a program which promises to pair you with your perfect confidant. STACEY ERIKSON, the CEO accepts over a hundred applicants to participate in the next level of partnership matching. The company guarantees emotional connections that have been thus far unmatched in the digital space. Rumors begin to circulate that the iConfidant program is in fact a beta test for a much more sinister, A.I.

    Upon acceptance,107 participants are paired with their confidants and begin a two month long journey of discovery and friendship. However, one of Stacey’s oldest friends and now assistant KRISTEN begins to realize an anomaly in the program and reaches out to Participants to warn them.

    As the relationships grow between Participant and Confidant, suspicions form around Stacey and her connection to her mysterious investors.

    After thousands of emails, and months of discussion, The Participants learn that they were not communicating with confidants, but rather, SABRINA KERN. Gatekeeper 2… The Overseer.

    This reveal comes with another betrayal, iConfidant was infected by The OSDM through Stacey’s closest friend, Kristen.


    After losing their entire investment on The Tension Experience, a collective of investors, led by a foreigner named REMY, fly to Los Angeles and fire the original creators, Darren Bousman, and Clint Sears and take over the entire operation. With little insight known regarding the reasons for their involvement, all roads seem to lead back to their manipulation.

    Sinclair Industries, Iconfidant and The Tension Experience appear to have all been funded by the same aggregate, which in turn all seem to answer to Horace, Noah Sinclair’s father.

    While recouping their financial loss seems to drive them, they are equally concerned with procuring a piece of real estate for an upcoming event.

    The Investors have hired commercial real estate broker TINA GORMAN.

    Correspondence has revealed Tina has lost sleep due to their constant and feverish demands, frequently in the middle of the night, regarding finding land with unusual energy fields and allusions to supernatural phenomena.


    After the nefarious acts perpetrated by Sinclair Industries, Iconfidant and the OSDM, an assemblage of scorned employees and victims organized and schemed a rebellion. Stacey Erikson, (formerly of iConfidant) hacked the Investors website of LUST and with the help from Macy (Sinclair Industries), and JENNA, a hired actor from last years Tension Experience, publicly declare a war with those pulling the strings.

    However, the true leader of the Resistance would be revealed to be a Participant MORGAN R. who had grown tired of being lied to and manipulated. He worked in shadows to recruit an Army by staging his own ARG entitled THE MIDNIGHT COMMISSION.

    V. THE OSDM:

    The OSDM is the mysterious force that controls all from behind sinister shadows. While most are never actually seen, their presence is felt in the clockwork and pulse of every emotional twist of our universe.

    As a public face to this hidden organization, community liaison, JOYCE CARLBERG is a rare exception to their standard operating procedure. While clearly magnetic and interesting her true motivations are still unclear.

    For additional reading and detailed accounts check out the following RECAPS:
    3/13-3/20,3/20-3/27,3/27-4/3,4/3-4/10,4/10-4/17,4/17-4/24,4/24-5/1,5/1-5/8,5/8-5/15,5/15-5/22,5/22-6/5,6/5-6/16,6/16-7/1, 7/1-7/20, 7/20-7/28

    User @kevin‘s up to date Twitter Feed on all things Lust:

    Also please check out @blondie and @kevin‘s Recaps here and here.

    As well as My Haunt Life episodes dedicated to the LUST EXPERIENCE

    Episode 46
    Episode 48
    Episode 51

    And if you need a refresher of last years THE TENSION EXPERIENCE check out this
    Huge thanks to @kasch for this great review of the goings on of Tension. Use this if you need a refresher.

    Also check out the TENSION LORE thread. Specifically this piece from user @daela who put together the different levels of THE LUST EXPERIENCE in regards to What it means to In Game or Out of Game.

    A lovely infograph summarizing what she is talking about.


    As of 7.19.17


    The Creators


    Darren Lynn Bousman

    • Purported creator of The Tension Experience / The Lust Experience.
    • Got an OOA logo tattoo.
    • Was kicked off Lust by “The Investors” (per convo with @julierei).
    • Currently being blackmailed by The Man With The Stick to assist The Investors, though in what capacity is unknown.


    Clint Sears

    • Purported writer of The Tension Experience/The Lust Experience.
    • Darren has wondered repeatedly if Clint is “fucking with” him.
    • Sent an email to the community that he and DLB had stepped down. Smuggled in that message was a warning: “Walk the fuck away.”
    • The Man With The Stick wants the community to think Clint, “Small Dog Lover,” is currently writing Lust.


    Gordon Bijelonic

    • Producer of The Tension Experience / The Lust Experience.
    • Is looked upon unfavorably by The Investors, who have stepped in to intervene.


    Sinclair Industries


    Noah Sinclair

    • Self-help guru of
    • Appeared in Tension as “The Suit.”
    • Has a son, is married to Sarah Sinclair. Has a drinking problem.
    • After discovering that the iConfidant AI was being used to replace him, began causing chaos with his father’s plans; stole files from 5.1 event with the help of @meghanmayhem.
    • Lead community member Andy Jenkins to a ritualistic ceremony led by Horace Sinclair.
    • Resurfaced on 7.17 to promote The System once more.


    Sarah Sinclair

    • COO of Noah Sinclair, Inc.
    • Married to Noah Sinclair; very unsatisfied with him as a partner.
    • Warner the community to avoid iConfidant through @mistere.
    • Told him Horace Sinclair is in charge of everything, and that Darren Bousman and Clint Sears got “greedy.”
    • Current status unknown.


    Horace Sinclair

    • Father of Noah Sinclair
    • Likely an investor in Tension / Lust – according to Sarah Sinclair, he is in charge of everything.
    • Troubled relationship with his son, though not booted out of his own company as Noah once bragged.
    • Appeared at Tension Book Party and told crowd to “wait for the phoenix to rise for those among you who are wealthy, worthy.”
    • Played The Interrogator in Tension at the first in-person event.




    Timothy Sinclair


    Timothy Granik, Jr.


    Douglas Marrow


    Brian Blattman


    Melanie Aberdeen




    Morgan Rooms



    • An actress that originally appeared as part of The Tension Experience, during which she bonded with @kasch.
    • Resurfaced during the 6.30 Dead Drop hunt in the LA Public Library.
    • According to a dead drop note, has been in hiding since Tension but resurfaced to spread the message of something called either “The Triumph Civilization” or “The Triumph of Civilization.”
    • Still not clear if this is an alternate name for The Resistance or something different.


    Stacey Erikson


    Macy Jones

    • Former Executive Assistant to Sarah Sinclair.
    • Thinks Noah is better (and “safer”) without Sarah.
    • Stood by Sarah’s side for “three years, two weeks, four days.” (March 26, 2014?)
    • Recently broke up with her girlfriend, Amber.
    • Reappeared during the 6.30 Dead Drop which led to the reveal of The Resistance.



    • Helped run the 7.9 Midnight Commission reveal event.
    • Has deadlocks; wore a plaid suit.



    • Appeared on The Lust Forums after Stacey Erikson reworked her algorithm and uploaded it to the site.
    • Gave perfect impressions of Gatekeepers 5, 4, 3, and 2 from Tension.
    • Has now “burrowed” into the system, and likely has the ability to mimic anyone.


    The Investors


    Abe (or “A”)

    • The actual money person (or one of them). Invested $1 million in Tension.
    • Her husband is dead.



    • Seems focused on PR and market research.
    • Originally appeared when he called @theladyj out of the blue on 4.24.
    • Questioned people at the Registration Event about merchandise, promotional opportunities, weaknesses in The Tension Experience, and potential liability issues.
    • Mentioned to @theladyj that Noah doesn’t have a lot of consequences, and that his role was very different than what it had been in Tension.





    • Red-haired woman in black dress at Registration Event.
    • Flirted with several participants.
    • Father is an investor.


    The Man With The Stick

    • Tall man in dark suit at Registration Event.
    • Told participants what elements of the personality needed to be dealt with or worked through.
    • Said “Do you think I like being here? I’m supposed to be somewhere else.”
    • Contacted @mike and warned him to stop all contact with Otis, who is under his employ… or else.
    • Has since called several participants for various reasons, though there may be another character with an even thicker Russian accent also in play.


    Tina Gorman

    • Realtor employed by The Investors to find locations for immersive theater shows.
    • Didn’t understand why they were so unhappy with the Registration Event location.
    • Has recently reached out to participants from an unblocked number.


    The Church of Anoch


    Sabrina Kern

    • Played Addison Barrow in The Tension Experience, which ended with her escaping the OSDM.
    • Exhibited odd, in-character behavior towards several participants at book party.
    • Secretly served as the iConfidant for every single beta program member.
    • Revealed at the 6.11 iConfidant event that she had voluntarily rejoined the Church Of Anoch for “validation” and power.



    • Bearded man with thinning hair.
    • First appeared as moderator at the 2016 Scare LA panel for The Tension Experience.
    • Said he was “Born into this” at the 6.11 iConfidant event, and that the feelings — confusion, deja vu — participants felt in the room were “what my family needs.”
    • Held hands with Kristen — potential romantic involvement, or something else?



    • Former associate / best friend of Stacey Erikson.
    • Made the 4.13 phone calls phishing for security information from participants.
    • Met with @111error multiple times to warn him about Stacey.
    • Was secretly working with The Church of Anoch, and had connected Stacey with The Investors.
    • Used Stacey’s crying Facebook Live video as a stunt to drive people to the iConfidant meet-and-greet.


    Tom Barrow

    • Originally appeared in The Tension Experience as Addison Barrow’s father. Later revealed to be a member of The OSDM.
    • A scientist that created the helmet that scrambled Sabrina Kern’s mind.
    • Appeared at the 6.11 iConfidant event to explain why Sabrina had come back.



    • Woman that helped run the 6.11 iConfidant event.


    Encroaching Dusk

    • Email account that sent a letter to the community on 6.1.
    • Letter stressed that “Power is the only law” and that we should “wait for dusk” for him, because “His darkness, will unshackle us from man’s misguided morality.”
    • Could this be the same individual as the Book of Anoch caller (see below)?


    Book of Anoch Caller

    • Contacted @coryphella on 5.28 to tell her there were two Books of Anoch.
    • One book (what we learned about in Tension?) was a bastardized, modern-day version for the masses.
    • The older book was the true, presumably more savage, word.
    • Caller said Anoch was his ancestor, and that the info came from “the source.”
    • Closed with “At dusk they will choke on the blood of their loved ones… all will know of his return by the dark desire that beats in their hearts.”


    The OSDM


    Joyce Carlberg

    • Member of the High Council of Data Integration, an OSDM subsidiary that — among other things — handles community outreach, serving as liason between The Investors and The Participants.
    • On 6.25 Joyce announced the formation of a Slack group for Lust and future experiences.
    • References to “investing” echo @coryphella’s 6.23 phone call.
    • Met with @kevin, @wanda102, and @bcbishop on 6.27 to inquire whether they knew of anyone interfering with The Lust Experience, or had been contacted by Noah Sinclair or Stacey Erikson.
    • Came to @bcbishop’s home the night of the 7.9 Midnight Commission reveal, and asked @coryphella to pledge her loyalty.



    • Likely now-former agent of OSDM.
    • Assaulted DLB at Tension book party. Ordered warehouse burned to the ground.
    • Recently visited @thebuz at his home and warned him that “they” are always watching.


    The Woman That Played The Prostitute


    Email Bro #1

    • Part of the 6.20 Sushi leaked email chain.
    • Briefly took over the Lust Instagram account, revealing the location of the drop.
    • According to the emails, works as some sort of engineer or analyst on Tension / Lust.
    • Emails revealed that they were trying to bring “core” players from Tension: Indoctrination back into the fold.


    Email Bro #2

    • Part of the 6.20 leaked email chain.
    • Recently got back together with his girlfriend Debra after they had some troubles.
    • Started behaving erratically; said Debra died.
    • May have been taken over by IT or was helmeted.



    • Girlfriend of Email Bro #2.
    • Appears to have gone missing.



    • Potential colleague of Joyce Carlberg’s.
    • Mentioned on 6.27 in a satirical post by Joyce in the forums describing how she had shared nuggets of information in order to question community members about their knowledge of Noah Sinclair and Stacey Erikson.


    The HCDI Caller

    • Called @coryphella on 6.23.
    • Said “Megan, I’m investing in you. When I go to the bank, I want to see you in it.”
    • Due to similar language and message as Joyce, appears to be a member of HCDI.
    • May have also made a call to @kortneydarling that same night.


    Otis & Friends


    Otis Fletcher

    • Appeared to be a janitor working at the Focus Group venue. Told @mike that a movie director had rented the space for what ended up being a theater event.
    • Has 4 pets: a hamster (Mr. Hams), a cat (Utah), a dog (Mr. Hamlet), and a fish (Charley Pride).
    • Took a job as Noah Sinclair’s driver for Registration Event warehouse break-in.
    • Has since complained about losing track of time, strange dreams, and has used different languages on Facebook. (Possible signs of helmet usage?)
    • Was seen at the Andy Jenkins ritual. Afterwards posted that he had taken “John’s” phone. Facebook page has since been deleted.
    • After the Shadow Otis broadcast, called @mike to tell him he was lost in the Hollywood Hills and didn’t know how he got there.


    Shadow Otis

    • A darker, more sinister version of the cuddly Otis, possibly created with the help of The Helmet.
    • Recorded the 6.3 Facebook Live video.
    • Potentially named “John”, though this is far from confirmed. John could also be the name of a person helmeted into thinking they were Otis, etc.


    Janice P. Roberts

    • The object of Otis Fletcher’s affections. Recently went on a date with him.
    • Met him through physical therapy.
    • Has a son and a daughter.
    • Friends with him on Facebook.
    • Live in Ojai, California. Is from Albert Lea, Minnesota.


    Dorthy Edna Jordan


    From The Tension Experience


    Sentinel Being

    • The original leader of the Brotherhood of Seraph, a fictional resistance group the OSDM created in The Tension Experience. (Before The End, those that joined this group were told by Michelle that they had made the group “real”.)
    • Sentinel Being’s Facebook account reached out to members of BOS around the same time that The Resistance was unveiled, calling members back to the fold. (This was likely Morgan Rooms using the account to build his ranks.)


    Stephanie Hyden

    • Played a handler in Tension.
    • Was asked by Gordon Bijelonic to help with the Registration Event (as herself, not as a handler).


    The Jenkins Family


    Andy Jenkins

    • Was (is?) @confuseddude on the forums.
    • Punked by friends with a fake No Caller ID call. Later contact by Noah Sinclair directly.
    • Followed Noah after he appeared at a local lunch spot. Was led to a warehouse where he witnessed a ritual that seemed to involve Horace Sinclair and Otis Fletcher.
    • Missing ever since.


    Nancy Jenkins


    Mysterious Names and Faces


    Mr. Fluffernutter


    @herderlogtimor (aka The Red Room Girl)

    • Joined on 6.21 and made a post that was quickly deleted.
    • Exact affiliation unknown.
    • In the post, stated that “You’re losing them faster than you can create hooks to lure them in.”
    • Said “Let him know I need an audience.”
    • @TheCreators did not delete this post, per @thebuz. (Was the deletion the first time HCDI intervened directly?)


    The Stranger In A Suit

    • Visited @lilmsfancpants on 5.15 to warn her “They’re always watching.”
    • Likely the same individual that visited @111error at his apartment  that same day to warn him that “We are always watching.”


    Female Mystery Caller #1

    • Phone and email contact with @moustachemax on 3.16.
    • Delivered first inverted image, led to Theory of Specular Surface Geometry paper, and phrases “The Hungry Snake Has Chosen to Eat Itself,” and “Libidinal”.
    • Ended call with ”Never silent”.


    Female Mystery Caller #2


    Male Mystery Caller #1

    • Contacted @lilmsfancpants via phone on 3.16.
    • Sounded like DLB; said he was not Noah.
    • Delivered “three steps” mantra: Reflection / Imitation / Experience.
    • Ended call with “never silent.”


    Shadow Accounts


    (These were early tests of the iConfidant AI’s ability to mimic community members.)



    • Doppelganger of Clint Sears.
    • Appeared on the forums and Facebook two days after Tension book release party.
    • Told everyone that DLB was fine and posted inverted images.
    • FB profile was previously used for Mr. Ohio in Tension.
    • Claimed on 3.27 that Clint and Darren had stepped down from LUST






    Mike Eaton / @russell-eaton






    Participant @lexthewolf created a google doc with all the quotes from The Lust Experience facebook page. Eventually we will add the photos here as well.

    Lust Quoted Google Doc.


    These songs have been posted on the Lust Experience Facebook page.

    Here is a super helpful google doc that categorizes all the events that led to each song being posted.

    Click Here.


    The Original “Who is Noah Sinclair?”

    Lia Meets Up with Noah

    Bryan is contacted by Noah

    Bryan gets an email from former Creator Clint Sears

    Focus Group Discussion

    What happened to Mike after he was kicked out of Focus Group

    The Macy forward that was accidentally sent to Melissa.

    Participants Periscope Names.

    The iConfidant thread – A new service offering to help you find the perfect companion.

    Sinclair’s looking for help – many participants begin submitting various applications.

    Our New FB friend Otis

    Sarah and Noah crash the O.C. Meet Up

    Initial Email correspondence with the Sinclairs

    Links given to Lia by Noah analysis

    Sinclair Press Release Containing User submitted Materials

    4/21 UPDATES

    Sinclair’s have a meltdown on Periscope- The Discussion

    The Sarah Sinclair Gets Emotional Experience

    iConfidant begins their Beta program

    Participant @kasch is rejected from iConfidant due to an imposter emailing Stacey Erikson.
    4/25 UPDATES

    Participant Morgan charms his way on a date with Kristen and things get weird
    ——–Periscope discussion about the date.

    An Investor named Marcos reveals himself to participant @theladyj.

    4/26 UPDATES

    User Buz gets a sad phone call from Sarah in her desperate attempt to save her son.

    Noah calls @meghanmayhem to confirm what Sarah told Buz.

    5/2 Updates

    In person Registration Participant personal accounts.

    iConfidant Email Correspondance

    Late Night Shenanigans with Noah and user @meghanmayhem

    5/17 Updates

    User @mkarrett gets another call from Macy.

    User @111error has a date with Kristen from iConfidant.

    A flurry of activity begins on 5/15 which starts with @julierei getting a phone call, followed by @lilmsfancpants receiving a suited visitor at work. Shortly afterwards, @bcbishop received a call from The Bulgarian Stick Man.. Then users @111error and @thebuz had very intense visits to their homes. Read the threads here and here.

    During this user @jared noticed a weird deleted post from Otis.

    As the night began to wind down, one final phone call was made to user @shankfx22.

    The general theme of all of these events was that someone “Is Always Watching.”

    Update 5/27

    @confuseddude Andy saw Noah at a restaurant and decided to follow him… and things don’t end well.

    Afterwards our friend Otis made some weird posts on Facebook then deleted his account. We are all very sad about this.

    Update 6/17

    Otis goes on Facebook live and has a chilling discussion about playing cards.

    iConfidant FB Live Video HERE and HERE.

    Stacey visits user @daela home and finds a bug.

    End of Chapter One and discussion of iConfidant reveal.

    Update 6/24

    User @wanda102 and @rizzzoooooo meet with a young man and share a Fluffer Nutter.

    User @shankfx22, @timsmyname, and @goldtongue follow a instagram live dead drop that was a series of leaked emails between to Bros working for who ever the powers that be are. And user @bcbishop makes a post pointing out some important details.

    A new user with an Anagram for a user name made a post and it was quickly deleted by higher ups… Someone was trying to send a message.

    Shortly after @dark2light showed up (which is a play on Tensions Light2Dark) and began posting strange messages about LEAKS.

    Stacey Erickson from iConfidant showed up and released her code “@mychild” onto the forums causing the site to be hacked and a flurry of posts from many members having their accounts hacked and someone else posting for them. Then the @thecontroller account was hacked and posted five threads labeled “5”, “4”, “3”, “2”, and finally “1”. Each thread then had @mychild come in and give a perfect imitation of GateKeepers corresponding with their respective Numbers.

    Update 6/29
    A new person named @joycecarlberg showed up on the forums representing the OSDM from a subsidiary called H.C.D.I.

    A few participants met with Joyce and were able to have 3 questions of any topic answered by her.

    Participant @thebuz got a phone call from Joyce to potentially test the waters with him.

    Update 7/1
    Activity began on 6/30 when @thecontroller made an announcement about a new paid tier program.

    Soon though weird activity begins when the website is hacked and a FB live video goes up showcasing Macy and a scavenger hunt around town that culminates in the reveal of a resistance led by Stacey, Macy, and Jenna (a rebel rouser from Tension days).

    Soon after former members of BOS see activity on FB messenger from Sentinel Being (a line of communication for the Brotherhood of Seraph last year.)

    Afterwards control was regained by @joycecarlberg and the OSDM and she made a post warning everyone about the “Resistance.”

    Update 7/20

    The original Midnight Commission reveal thread as well as a good summary by user @daela.

    The Return of Noah Sinclair and beginning of Chapter 3!

    Updates 7/28

    Noah makes calls to participants asking them to do embarrassing tasks.

    @shankfx22 call with Tanya Thompson, sister of someone currently associated with The System.

    Bryan’s date with Noah at the Seventh Ground on 7/26.

    Noah gives an exclusive interview to @taysavestheday.

    Brad is instructed to complete a task for Noah Sinclair and he refuses.


    Please note none of these are technically confirmed.

    @larry‘s Shadow Theory

    @prufrock5150‘s Additional Shadow Theorizing

    @anakindrew‘s Artificial Intelligence Theory

    @taysavestheday‘sInfrasound and It’s Effects

    @thebuz‘s Allegory of the Cave

    @michelle‘s Theory on how Lust is going to play us against each other.

    @shaun‘s Data Collections Theory

    The Potential OSDM Connection.

    @wanda102‘s theory of What We Don’t See in regards to the Lust FB Photos.

    @kortneydarling‘s theory of Horus Egyptian roots

    User @shankfx22 theory of 7 chapters.

    Duality of Beings and why we are here theory.

    @larry‘s Parables of the workers in the vineyard.

    *I will add and update these theories as time goes on*

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     Alejandra Acosta 

    Awesome! Not exactly new here but definetly helpful also for those like me that need to Catch up on a few things. Thanks, @thebuz

     Brad Ruwe 

    You’re doing some amazing work here @thebuz! Thank you so much!

     Taylor Winters 

    This is amazing, @thebuz. I’ll bookmark this and I send this to friends starting out. Thank you so much for your hard work on this as well as moderating!


    This is fantastic, dude. ❤


    This is fantastic. It’s the perfect welcoming tool. Bravo sir!

     Buz Wallick 

    Thanks guys, hopefully this helps the younglings as well as those of us who need to take a break every now and again.

    And please if anyone wants me to update this with something they think is note worthy PLEASE let me know. This post was me just compiling, all of you guys did the ground work.

    It’s a communal effort to keep the details focused.

     Buz Wallick 

    @theladyj Now you have a link to welcome new users with!


    @buz thanks! I just read through this and it helped even though I’m here everyday!

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     Andrew Kasch 

    Very well done!

    But we all know what happened to the younglings, don’t we? Another reason not to trust @thebuz. 😉


    Very nicely done!! 🙂

     Kelly Jordan 

    This is great, and perfect timing! I started exploring the forums yesterday and had no idea where to start. Thank you for the summary.


    thanks you merciful saviour

     Buz Wallick 
     Brian E 

    Great job @thebuz thanks for putting this together, I keep having friends ask, and I’m a loss of words how they can get involved. This is very helpful.

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