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Set UPG
« on: October 03, 2011, 01:24:09 pm »
The title pretty much explains itself. I was wondering what experiences and UPG people have had regarding Set.

So far from my meager experience, I have very little to add to the topic other than the nudge to acquire some form of apricot oil. As well as this the majority of my interaction(not sure if that fits to describe it) has been dream based, though i suspect that's because i'm a very visual person.

I'm very new to any kind of god contact, so I'm very interested in what you all have to say in regards to the topic.
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Re: Set UPG
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2011, 01:33:40 pm »
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The title pretty much explains itself. I was wondering what experiences and UPG people have had regarding Set.

So far from my meager experience, I have very little to add to the topic other than the nudge to acquire some form of apricot oil. As well as this the majority of my interaction(not sure if that fits to describe it) has been dream based, though i suspect that's because i'm a very visual person.

I'm very new to any kind of god contact, so I'm very interested in what you all have to say in regards to the topic.


My initial interactions with Neb.y were dream-based.  I had several dreams coupled with nonsense songs (including the Aardvark Song from Sesame Street) before I put two and two together to come up with four (or is it five?).  Now, I have some dream interaction and some "voice/image in my head" interaction, depends on which Himself prefers.  

I get nonsense songs in my head, usually when I'm not handling something quickly enough to suit Him. Neb.y enjoys offerings of beer, lettuce (preferably with creamy dressing) and other plants, incense, and pain.  He doesn't mind sharing altar space with other deities and has a wicked sense of humor.  Neb.y is equally amused when I fight Him as when I give in - to Him, as long as I am growing in the direction I need to be, it is all good...and the more it rocks my foundations, the better He likes it.
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Re: Set UPG
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2011, 01:45:05 pm »
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I get nonsense songs in my head...

 
Like kids songs? Or just random "nah, nah, nah" set to a beat?
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Re: Set UPG
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2011, 01:58:30 pm »
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Like kids songs? Or just random "nah, nah, nah" set to a beat?


Sometimes it is children's songs, but sometimes not.  For example, in the past two weeks it has been one of the following interspersed with random words to a tune that makes no sense at all:

- this is classic Set





It makes life interesting, to say the least.
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Re: Set UPG
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2011, 02:01:39 pm »
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Sometimes it is children's songs, but sometimes not.  For example, in the past two weeks it has been one of the following interspersed with random words to a tune that makes no sense at all:

- this is classic Set





It makes life interesting, to say the least.

 
...I think I'd rather have the World's Most Annoying Sound.
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Re: Set UPG
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2011, 04:48:41 pm »
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The title pretty much explains itself. I was wondering what experiences and UPG people have had regarding Set.

So far from my meager experience, I have very little to add to the topic other than the nudge to acquire some form of apricot oil. As well as this the majority of my interaction(not sure if that fits to describe it) has been dream based, though i suspect that's because i'm a very visual person.

I'm very new to any kind of god contact, so I'm very interested in what you all have to say in regards to the topic.


I've only recently started back into Kemeticism, but Set has deffinatley made his pressence known. One thing I noticed right away was, when he wants your attention, and your not paying attention, just watch out. In the end he gets what he wants, no matter how hard he has to shake the boat for you to get it. He also is very smug/amused when he finally gets what he was aiming for. Of course YMMV.

So far the only offering I've been nudged to get is this neckalace..

Beyond that I havnt had very much experiance with him.
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Re: Set UPG
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2011, 05:56:29 pm »
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...I think I'd rather have the World's Most Annoying Sound.

 
LOL.  Me too.  Is this the sound you speak of?  

To the OP: I've only been into Kemeticism for about a year, but Set most definitely made his presence known to me, but only after I reached out through meditation first.  For me it seems like a perfect match on many levels.  What I experienced was kind of hard to describe, best I can come up with at the moment is how the air feels right before a thunderstorm - calm yet highly charged.  I most certainly felt a strong presence and a feeling of "finally! it's about time!" Since then I've had a lot of UPG with him.  He is one of my favorites to work with.
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Re: Set UPG
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2011, 06:04:23 pm »
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The title pretty much explains itself. I was wondering what experiences and UPG people have had regarding Set.

So far from my meager experience, I have very little to add to the topic other than the nudge to acquire some form of apricot oil. As well as this the majority of my interaction(not sure if that fits to describe it) has been dream based, though i suspect that's because i'm a very visual person.

I'm very new to any kind of god contact, so I'm very interested in what you all have to say in regards to the topic.

 
I haven't had much contact with Set, unlike other Kemetics on this forum. However, He comes off as pretty mischievous and snarky, but in a "I know what's best for you, see?" kind of way.

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Re: Set UPG
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2011, 07:09:48 pm »
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The title pretty much explains itself. I was wondering what experiences and UPG people have had regarding Set.

 
* He likes redheads (because He is one; that's lore, not UPG); all the female Set devotees I have met were either natural redheads or had a habit of dyeing their hair.  (I once met a male HON Set priest who shaved his head as a devotional, though.  He had more backstory than that.)

* He operates in a very win-win universe.  Scenario: He leans on someone and suggests that He wants their stuff.  Option 1: He gets their stuff.  Win!  Option 2:  that person demonstrates that they're tough enough to tell Him to fuck off.  Win!

* He doesn't ever answer questions.  He will give small, precious amounts of praise - after someone hits a break point and says something like, "I don't care what you think, anyway.  Screw you.  I'm going to do it my way."

* If someone is too locked down in their interpretation of Him, He will either refuse to deal with them until they change, or do something really headbreakingly bizarre that requires the person to remember, y'know, God Of Confusion.

* He finds the foibles of humans kind of hilarious, and expects people to see through the consequences of their mistakes.  (Poured too much hard liquor as an offering?  No, you don't get to finish that later, kid.)

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Set UPG
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2011, 08:04:52 pm »
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...

* He operates in a very win-win universe.  Scenario: He leans on someone and suggests that He wants their stuff.  Option 1: He gets their stuff.  Win!  Option 2:  that person demonstrates that they're tough enough to tell Him to fuck off.  Win!

...

* He finds the foibles of humans kind of hilarious, and expects people to see through the consequences of their mistakes.  (Poured too much hard liquor as an offering?  No, you don't get to finish that later, kid.)

... gah, I had more and then life happened and I've lost it all.  Stuff!  Things!

These things, most definitely.  Gotta love that Big Red fucker.
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Re: Set UPG
« Reply #10 on: October 03, 2011, 11:21:36 pm »
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LOL.  Me too.  Is this the sound you speak of?

 
Exactly.

That's what I get for exploring vodou. :whis:
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Re: Set UPG
« Reply #11 on: October 04, 2011, 12:06:34 am »
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......

* He operates in a very win-win universe.  Scenario: He leans on someone and suggests that He wants their stuff.  Option 1: He gets their stuff.  Win!  Option 2:  that person demonstrates that they're tough enough to tell Him to fuck off.  Win!

.....

* If someone is too locked down in their interpretation of Him, He will either refuse to deal with them until they change , or do something really headbreakingly bizarre that requires the person to remember, y'know, God Of Confusion.

....

... gah, I had more and then life happened and I've lost it all.  Stuff!  Things!

These two, and  Emphasis mine. Deffinatley had experiance with the second one.
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Re: Set UPG
« Reply #12 on: October 04, 2011, 04:17:41 pm »
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I was wondering what experiences and UPG people have had regarding Set.

 
Most everything that everyone here has said, I can mirror. Set gets what Set wants, normally. And he will drive you batty until you pay attn to him. It was mentioned that someone gets random songs in their head. Well I get this 'white noise' that just WILL.NOT.STOP. Until I do what he wants. He also likes to do what I call the 'alarm clock' where I swear to god that there is an alarm clock in my head- telling me to get up and do something.

It's frustrating because he will rarely tell me what he wants at first- it's like he likes to see if I can figure it out- so I get stuck for a few days or a few weeks with the white noise, or the alarm clock, until I get it, or he finally says something.

I've had mixed impressions with Set and shrine space. Normally, he likes to be front and center (if you're his main focus, or he is yours). He used to want to be on the top shelf, not beneath anyone else, and he wanted the most space out of everyone in the shrine box. I'm now allowed to share his space with Asar- but I am an anomoly and I've been sorta claimed by both (I believe). Normally, I would say that Set doesn't make that allowance, YMMV.

Not much to say beyond that. Set is into growth and pushing you and your boundaries. You might think that he's giving you more than you can handle, but normally that's not the case. There have been times where I thought I was at the end, and I couldn't take it anymore- only to find extra reserves of energy/tolerance/etc. When you are truly at your limit, I think he knows, and will shift gears for you (and usually launch you into a different set of growth exercises).

So yeah that's what I got at the moment.

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