You wake to find yourself in a small, square, glass room containing a futuristic-looking tube-like bed, a toilet, and a table with a radio playing a tune on it alongside a mug and a clipboard with data on it. A timer is counting down from a minute just above the closed door leading out of the small room. A voice sounds from a speaker in the ceiling of the room. After some things are said, the voice becomes distorted for a second, sparks come out of the speaker, and the voice returns to normal. It counts down from five, synchronized with the timer above the door. At zero, the door opens, and you are released from your cell.... Written by
Now you're thinking with portals.
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As Chell begins placing bits of GLaDOS in the incinerator she states mathematical facts that are incorrect. This is possibly a reference to the novel (not the movie) 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke. In the book, as Dave Bowman is disconnecting HAL 9000, among other math errors HAL states "Two times two is approximately 4 point one oh one oh one oh..." while GLaDOS says "two plus two is five...in base ten I.m fine". See more
When Valve attempted to solve the error of Chell being able to fall from incredible heights, it added the plug leading from the back of her foot to the back of her knee to strengthen her muscles. However, without any back support including an exoskeleton or bars stronger than human bones, there is no way she can be completely protected. See more
The Enrichment Center reminds you that the Weighted Companion Cube will never threaten to stab you and, in fact, cannot speak.
Written by Jonathan Coulton
Performed by Ellen McLain See more