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The "I have nothing real to contribute, but I am sick of seeing no new posts" thread <2014 Award Winner>

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Pink elephants fly at midnight.


Civilized men are more discourteous than savages because they know they can be impolite without having their skulls split, as a general thing.
-Robert E. Howard, "The Tower of the Elephant"

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They should take the train. It's faster.


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Are you sure about that? Last night a saw an orange elephant flying at midnight, not a pink one.

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Fine. Orange elephants should take the train at midnight.


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Did you know, that the >G forums is always on a tab on Ronway's web browser? And he checks it almost obsessively while surfing the web!

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What browser?


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Pydro wrote:

What browser?

I'm still faithful to Internet Explorer!

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Ronway wrote:

I'm still faithful to Internet Explorer!

You must feel pretty lonely, then.


You're free to do whatever you want to.

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Purple?


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I'm sick of seeing this thread. 


Just assume I'm always doing that.

Damn it, Ronway!

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Ronway wrote:

Did you know, that the >G forums is always on a tab on Ronway's web browser? And he checks it almost obsessively while surfing the web!

 

I know it's always on a tab on my browser. I have a large collection of tabs that are always open.


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I use Session Manager for Firefox to keep pre-loaded sets of tabs, one set for mornings (which includes the web comics I follow) and one for evenings (which includes the news-related sites I follow), and >G forums are on both.

 

Also, hamsters.


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I have a tab dedicated to Hampsters.

I rarely ever check the >G forums.  I'm too busy telling the wierd colored Elephants that we don't have train cars that can hold them, and they might want to try flying.

 

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I can't speak for other countries, but in the States if the TSA would just give the elephants their own security screening line, they'd probably have a much easier time trying to manage their flights.

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I WANT AN ELEPHANT


Just assume I'm always doing that.

Damn it, Ronway!

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I can see you....


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I'm about to go mad with the tedium of work today, so I am posting in here. Whee!


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ELEPONY!

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WHIPAPHANT! Destroyer of tediums!


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The flavor text of Haka of Battle is sour apple.


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Start shameless self promotion
Hey there! If anyone reading this thread is interesting in voicing a character in a radio play adaptation of the Freedom Four Annual on the Greater Than Games Website, head on over to the Radio Play thread in the Fan Fiction section and sign up to audition.
End shameless self promotion
I hope since Pydro started this thread that I won't have to pay for advertising fees, but if I must pay, I am willing to do so in Elephants with accompanying bags of peanuts.


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You have made me an offer I can't refuse.


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If we're doing just random thoughts on this thread, I had a funny thought the other day...

I think it was a huge missed opportunity to not give Jim's Hat the effect: "Reduce radiant damage dealt to Chrono-Ranger by 1."

It's a hat, after all.


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EvanDan55 wrote:

If we're doing just random thoughts on this thread, I had a funny thought the other day...I think it was a huge missed opportunity to not give Jim's Hat the effect: "Reduce radiant damage dealt to Chrono-Ranger by 1."It's a hat, after all.


It would be funnier if it specified reducing damage dealt to Chrono Ranger from Citizen Dawn and Ra by 1.

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Random thoughts?

 

One of my friends wants to rework the entire Realm of Discord deck, or at least the art and some of the damage types because someone misread it as the Realm of Disco, and we kept calling it that for the entire game.

 

All damage is now Sonic, Radiant or Psychic, and we want to make disco-themed versions of all of the art :P


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Here's an easy change: PEF becomes "Staying Alive".


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Theta_Sigma wrote:

Random thoughts? One of my friends wants to rework the entire Realm of Discord deck, or at least the art and some of the damage types because someone misread it as the Realm of Disco, and we kept calling it that for the entire game. All damage is now Sonic, Radiant or Psychic, and we want to make disco-themed versions of all of the art :P

Explosive Travoltas?


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Claustrophobic Delusion, that picture is begging to photoshop a roller skates onto the foot.

Explosive Bubbles equally looks like it would fit with Disco Balls

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So.....anyone remember rule #15?


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ohgoodlord...

 

 


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Why aren't mods inherently playtesters like admins?


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Pydro wrote:

Why aren't mods inherently playtesters like admins?

I can't speak for the others, but I was already a playtester when I became a mod.


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Pydro wrote:

Why aren't mods inherently playtesters like admins?

Is there a mod who is not a playtester?


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That's my point. Wouldn't the mod badge give you access to the PT forums? Admins don't have two badges.


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Pydro wrote:

That's my point. Wouldn't the mod badge give you access to the PT forums? Admins don't have two badges.

Stop trying to take one of my pretty badges away, Pydro!


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arenson9 wrote:

 

Pydro wrote:
Why aren't mods inherently playtesters like admins?

 

Is there a mod who is not a playtester?

Oh, wait. I think you are noticing that the people who are Admins don't also have playtester badges, but the people who are Mods _DO_ also have playtester badges, concluding that it's possible to be a Mod w/out being a playtester, and asking why that is possible.

 

I don't know for sure, but I think the reason is that the way the forums work, various abilities are tied to various roles, the admin role gives one the ability to do anything, the mod role gives one the ability to do various things to posts that the mod can see, and the playtester role gives one the ability to see some forums that not everyone can see. In order for people who have the mod role to be able to see the playtester forums without also having the playtester role, presumably the mod role would have to be altered. I don't know how hard it would be to alter that role, or if there might have been some interest in keeping mods from seeing some forums in the future, but my guess is that the real reason things work the way they do is because it was easy to configure the software this way.


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@imprimis5

That wasn't my intent at all!

 

@arenson9

Ok, I guess I just assumed that a mod badge would give full access to the forums. Thanks for the clarification.


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Fun fact! Adam has the Admin, Moderater, and Playtester badge.

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Thanks a lot, now I am trying to remember something he posted.


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Yep, thanks. Wow, he must be the most powerful person here.


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He would be.

If he ever showed up.


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I dislike this new policy of nobody posting anything new for more than 2 hours.


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With no villains in the area, what would Haka do on the weekend?


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Go and see the Naturalist at the Zoo.


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Go out for the day, buy some balloons and a sandwich...


I am the Wordweaver...

Basically, I like writing stuff ;)

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And get shot in the back.


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OK, I think we need Christoper to come in here and answer one of the most important SotM questions:

 

Does Haka suck the helium out of the balloons so that he can to make funny voices?


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Ameena wrote:

Go out for the day, buy some balloons and a sandwich...

Now I'm imagining a parody of "Like a boss" (NSFW) called Like a Haka.


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Particle man, particle man, doing the things a particle can...


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