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Googl revolutionized the emerging Giant Box® industry. Great challenges were presented to the early engineers assigned to sort them. Those who succeeded were deemed "nerds" and thrown into the already sorted boxes, which were destroyed in a blast furnace.

Googl Research and Development is a company founded by Club Alpha in AWTeen, circa 2005, to develop new building techniques and methods of reducing cell space usage. It is run by Demon Dog, who adopted the job title Supreme Commander from Club Alpha.

Etymology

The word Googl (pronounced goy gull (as of quite recently)) was derived from googol, referring to the large number of buildings in Googl II and the rate they were being built.

Googl is an inclusive term referring to Googl Research and Development, marked settlements, outposts, embassies, offices, graveyards, waste dumps, bunkers, and workplaces.

History

Googl was once a tourist town under a tiny hill. After an encounter with vandals a makeshift above-ground city was constructed nearby. Retroactively named Googl II to distinguish it from the destroyed town, it came to have transportation and economic qualities on par with a South African village, and a population of 6. In the latest stage of development, before its residents immigrated to become citizens, the Club Alpha Pyramid was built and used for several weeks.

Staff

  • Doing Science and Still Alive
    • Demon Dog - Supreme Commander (Office: Googl Complex)
  • Inactive
    • Koll - Demographics Consultant (Office: Vault 256)
    • nwasells - Vice President of Marketing (Office: AJCC/Circle City)
    • GSK - TECHNOCRANE CAMERA OPERATOR (Office: Airpark3D)
  • On Executive Leave
  • Money Will Be Awarded For Finding
    • Adam - Creative Consultant (Office: Not assigned.)
    • Gnu64 - 3D Modelling (Office: Ground Zero Media Building 3)

Googl Pyramid

The Googl Pyramid and it's surrounding structures form the core research and development areas, as well as the headquarters of Googl R&D. Once a vibrant hub of enlightenment, it is now a wretched hive of scum and villainy, and also a thrift store and landfill. It is located near Googl 10, a failed attempt at a planned and enclosed community, and west of Googl's HQ and Ground Zero.

Facilities

  • Alternate Joint Command Center: The heavily fortified bunker is located underneath a perfectly ordinary café, which is buried in a mountain far north of most of Googl. It devolved from a simple, practical fallout shelter into a parody of at least three movies. Internal roadworks allow for the storage of vehicles during emergency management operations.
    The Googl Café
    • Vault 386: The vault connected to the AJCC provided data storage and shelter for high priority intelligence work during the wartime that never happened.
  • GETS: The Googl Expansive Tunnel System lies 200 meters below ground, providing shelter and food storage for emergency management.
    • Vault 256: GETS living area, fallout shelter, data storage. Office of [͞'͠'name͝ ͢red̶ac̡tęd͟]̨ located here.
  • Googl Confyramid: Googl operates a great many conference centers, including this perfectly ordinary one that contains absolutely no secret rooms because insufficient time was given to complete construction.
  • Googl Complex: Located somewhere in AWTeen, this is the latest in a long line of identical glass pyramids and science labs. Operated by Demon Dog.
  • Googl Commyramid: Command and diplomatic center for conducting military and political functions. It never fulfilled its intended purpose as mixing politics and military operations was found to be detrimental to one or both fields.
  • Googl International Conference Center: The giant box shaped building south of the Googl Mountain, for meetings. A state of the art digital intercom allows for colorful distractions while distinguished guests speak about planned improvements to the conference center.
  • Googl Mountain: Home of the KARMA supercomputer, and the original Googl R&D Headquarters. The user interface design team worked tirelessly to fill the available floor space with user interfaces.
  • Bomb Shelter: A heavily fortified fallout shelter that lay under 60 meters of packed earth and was completely indestructible. The fallout shelter was destroyed when the heavy fortifications collapsed under the weight of 60 meters of packed earth.

Common Construction Motifs

  • Pyramids: Pyramids play a crucial role in architectural design at Googl facilities, as their distinctive shape provides strong brand recognition and answers the age-old question: "Will an egg balanced on a sloped roof during the equinox still explode when exposed to a high energy electrical impulse (lightning)?" Interestingly, the answer is no.
  • Tunnels: These allow easy access to the oft-used fire exits convenient access to maintenance areas and shelters. Often extending over thousands of kilometers, they are well known for industry-leading occupational lighting standards, in that lighting is provided in the tunnels.
  • Shelters: One of the goals of Googl is to find new ways of building. Expanding underground keeps the horizon visible above ground at all times, so potential investors feel less claustrophobic.
  • Outposts: Outposts are numbered buildings, delicately perched in the cracks between properties in several public building worlds. They host remote sensing equipment and automatically controlled radio relay apparatuses.

See Also

Googl/OriginsLore

External Links

  • Googl Science and promotional Googl images. Science