After the first success, he began to connect himself by string to some physical manifestation of every task needing to be done, every object requiring attention, and every person he was supposed to interact with. Well, he tried to do the latter, and met with some resistance from the people involved. Nonetheless, the strings he was allowed to connect proliferated quickly. He had to attach a thick rope around his waist which then connected to a written key for the meanings of different colors of string. Working his way out of the inevitable tangles began to occupy more and more of his time.