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Pattern Recognition Themes

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Progressives vs Completists

As the mystery footage is released, and more segments are viewed, the debate over their origin rages. Parkaboy is the unofficial spokesperson supporting the position of many footageheads who believe that the footage consists of smaller pieces of a work in progress. Referred to as Progressives, they assume that the segments are pieces of a work as yet unfinished, and in fact still being generated by the maker. They are part of an ongoing debate that rages with the group of footageheads that are Completists.

Completists are a small group of footageheads who are convinced that the footage is simply little bits of a larger, finished work. They are convinced that the maker is releasing small parts of a completed work in a random order for reasons that no one really understands yet. By this definition, it might be assumed that the maker is toying with...

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