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checks halloween bag

I got a rock.


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WATCHING THE CROW ON DEVILS NIGHT WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO


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Sissyl wrote:
Your value as a human being doesn't lie in whether you can donate blood. Seriously. Not taking LGBT donor eggs and sperm is, on the other hand, a concrete problem.

I would not be here if several people beyond my father had not been generous with their vital fluids. So yeah, to me, value as a human being is very heavily wrapped up in blood donation.


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Celestial Healer wrote:
Paladin of Baha-who? wrote:
Yeah, I love my kids, and my wife's kids, but it's a hellacious amount of work. If you don't want kids and don't think you'd deal well with kids, don't have any. If you're concerned about your genetic potential going to waste, well, there's always sperm banks if you are able to produce sperm, or egg donation if you are able to produce eggs.
Since this is the LGBT community thread, it's worth pointing out that most banks won't take sperm or eggs from LGBT donors.

WHAAAAAAA? That's utterly ridiculous. Right up there with refusing blood donations! These are people we are talking about!


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No wait, she'd cut me open to get warm! I take it back! I take it back!


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I would have dressed her up like she was on hoth and then gone as a tauntaun, letting her ride my shoulders.

I loved tauntauns as a kid. I would actually retire my bicycle if science made one for me to ride.


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It's damn good to have you back, Lord synos.


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Patrick Curtin wrote:
I guess Southie counts as the 'Irish Quarter'. There's also the South Shore, affectionately called the 'Irish Riviera'. If you are ever back in Beantown, you can always hit me up on a PM. I live on Cape Cod, and I am always happy to see a gamer come through. Plus, nice beaches to relax on!

gonna have to look you up for Anime Boston.


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Jiggy wrote:

...That sounds remarkably similar to all the masters of western European historical warfare over in the rules forum who totally know which medieval weapons would pierce/not pierce which armors and how fast you can shoot a bow in real life and that's why the designers clearly intended this rule to work in a way that's opposite of what they wrote.

Yeah, they annoy me too.

this. About a million times.


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Need. Alliance. Must. Own. Now.


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Because of how my phone parsed this topic, I thought a satanist group was going to build a statue of baphomet outside of a COFFEE house.

I didn't know coffee was in the middle of the maze. Explains a lot, actually. ..


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John Kretzer wrote:
Freehold DM wrote:
I will probably watch the film. I can't promise I won't groan at the whedonality of it all.

Hey Freehold DM what don't you do yourself a favor and skip the movie.

I mean I get you don't like Whedon...I think we all know you don't like him by now. Don't feel like you have to force yourself to watch this movie so you can tell us how much it sucks.

but then what will I do with my time?


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...but I love urban dictionary.


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He's on the right path.


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Cr500cricket wrote:
509. FHDM sees Firefly and decides he likes Whedon. He becomes one of the few people required to keep the show alive. Firefly is still on today.

builds tardis

I need to kill me.


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I will probably watch the film. I can't promise I won't groan at the whedonality of it all.


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Haters gonna hate.


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2d6+6 7 times, drop the lowest roll, here.


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thejeff wrote:
Jaçinto wrote:

If players want to be bland, fine. But as a GM I reserve the right to give out exactly as much story and detail and effort as the players are willing to put in. If you refuse to roleplay, why should I? If the players want to be bland and just kill stuff with little to no in-character talking to eachother or npcs or even basically describing what they do, expect the GM to do the same.

Again, you get the same level of quality you are willing to put into the story. Do you want WoW where there are quest NPCs clearly marked and the dialog means nothing and you just want the quick quest objective and map marker so all you need to worry about is your build and power rotation which you just look up in forums anyway, or do you want to play in a world where what you do and say actually matter?

Is there no middle ground at all?

not one that wouldn't result in a fight. The wall between playstyles has hit the stratosphere, any attempts at scaling it is seen as an attack.


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White Knight Doodlebug wrote:

And to think, when I first met him there wasn't any white in that hair or beard.

[Sighs fondly, remembering the past; then stabs Comrade Freehold]

I may find him nutty as a fruit cake, but I don't begrudge you enjoying meeting him. I wish I could get my dad to meet him.

Also, AAAAAAAAHHHH! I'VE BEEN STABBED!


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This thread has gone in an unusual direction....


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All y'all are crazy.


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Curse you!

shakes anti Facebook fist


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TOZ wrote:
*drags the body away*

lose more players that way. ..


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Liranys wrote:
Freehold DM wrote:
Apparently everyone here hates me...
I didn't say I hated you. I only dislike it when players refuse to play cooperatively. I can deal with most other stuff, but sinking the party is not something I can deal with.

it's cool. I have done just about everything in this thread once or twice with a few notable exceptions. Many of the things mentioned here get my goat too, but it's not worth flipping a table over, something everyone should consider.


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Apparently everyone here hates me...


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I can only say that's a schtick that is kept in x-comics, not something you see much outside of it. Which is the problem, really. Also, it's no longer the 70's, which is a bigger problem- the comics you remember are not the comics that are being read now, and marvel has noticably backslid. What worked as diversity in 1978 doesn't work in 2014.


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Drejk wrote:
I guess that nakedness was involved in some way...

Knowing Urizen, it's the only time he wears clothes.


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This thread is awesome.

That is all.


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WHAAAAAAA?

That's one premature baby! He's as premature as I was (born in December, not February, 2 pounds 5 ounces.)
CONGRATULATIONS


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William Bryan wrote:
Freehold DM wrote:
Zaister wrote:
Planescape in a nutshell: "Hey there, stupid 1st-edition player! You thought you knew the names of planes and their creatures? Hahaha, we have changed all those names, in truth because we must comply to political correctness and cannot risk to offend unnamed parties, but we'll just pretend the new names have always been the correct names and the old names were just the ones known only to stupid ignoramuses like YOU! So it's your fault alone! In addition we're making up a new and stupid jargon to talk down to you, just because it's all the rage in other successful games now."

also, this.

I am quite confident paizo would not make such a mistake.

While I don't think that this was a mistake for the PS campaign, I don't think that theme/feel belongs in Golarion. I agree with Freehold DM that bringing that PS theme to Golarioin would be a mistake. I personally loved the feel that PS created as a niche campaign.I especially loved how much of the writing was written in-character. I also was and am a PS player and GM. I don't think playing in a PS campaign is indicative of the type of player you are.

Bottom line is that certain campaigns are not for everybody.

I guess we're going to have to disagree then. I have run a planescape game before myself and enjoy much of it, but I have found that most the the setting adherents(should have used that term instead of players, showing my age a bit) to be incredibly obnoxious - moreso than forgotten realms players, and that's saying something.


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Agreed. Green lantern mosaic did more for me than x-men did, although I remain a fan of them.


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Your mind works in strange ways and takes unusual paths not immediately visible to others.


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Erik Mona wrote:

My dream is to do a huge Absalom hardcover with tons and tons of interconnected NPCs. I absolutely love Uncaged and would really love to do something like it for Pathfinder.

go for it man. It would be an inspiration to me and others, and make all sorts of gaming easier.


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backs out of thread slowly


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Rysky wrote:
Freehold DM wrote:
Michael Brock wrote:
Durngrun Stonebreaker wrote:
.What hurts the system more, angry internet posters or you?
Angry Internet posters. It does more to burn out good cops than anything else. You can say it doesn't. I've seen first hand that it absolutely does. Again, we aren't going to come to a compromise on this because you aren't going to believe what I say regardless of how much I've seen it happen over the ten years I was on the police force. I'm trying to talk my friends out of the job because I don't want them hurt or dying for people who don't appreciate the sacrifice they are willing to give. Again, I wouldn't mind having a beer and discussing face to face, unfortunately, that isn't an option so I choose to take my wife on a date and a nice dinner than continuing to have a conversation here where nothing is going to be solved and no one is going to change their opinion. It is what it is. Good luck.
so, someone says something mean to you, doesn't appreciate you, even simply criticizes you, it means they deserve anarchy as a result? No police services, fire department, anything? Because they don't toe the line and kneel before nebuchandezzar? That's nonsense. People have a right to opine, and it isn't well rounded conversation that helps us grow if we all just agree with you. Good manners help when disagreeing, mind. But no, you're in the wrong here, former officer, and the more good cops you encourage to quit because they do not get their free apple from a groveling shop owner, a kiss from a swooning damsel, or whatever else they consider respect, then you are a part of the problem. It takes more than just better hiring practices (which to me sounds like a real eagerness to wash ones hands of any responsibility with respect to fellow officers). It takes good cops being encouraged to stay despite public opinion turning against them, and making a genuine effort to win people over, not simply demanding respect just because of the uniform. Give respect
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considering that respect seems to revolve around never complaining, criticizing or even commenting, it's going to be very easy to be seen as a malcontent.


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Celestial Healer wrote:
Freehold DM wrote:
Orthos wrote:
I have a lot of women in my DevArt favorites.

Me too!

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They're just usually clad in full armor, or at least otherwise reasonably dressed.

Me...ah..well..they're wearing...stuff.

More or less than the lady that graces the wallpaper of your smartphone?

*gasp* how did you know?!?


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Michael Brock wrote:
Durngrun Stonebreaker wrote:
.What hurts the system more, angry internet posters or you?
Angry Internet posters. It does more to burn out good cops than anything else. You can say it doesn't. I've seen first hand that it absolutely does. Again, we aren't going to come to a compromise on this because you aren't going to believe what I say regardless of how much I've seen it happen over the ten years I was on the police force. I'm trying to talk my friends out of the job because I don't want them hurt or dying for people who don't appreciate the sacrifice they are willing to give. Again, I wouldn't mind having a beer and discussing face to face, unfortunately, that isn't an option so I choose to take my wife on a date and a nice dinner than continuing to have a conversation here where nothing is going to be solved and no one is going to change their opinion. It is what it is. Good luck.

so, someone says something mean to you, doesn't appreciate you, even simply criticizes you, it means they deserve anarchy as a result? No police services, fire department, anything? Because they don't toe the line and kneel before nebuchandezzar? That's nonsense. People have a right to opine, and it isn't well rounded conversation that helps us grow if we all just agree with you. Good manners help when disagreeing, mind. But no, you're in the wrong here, former officer, and the more good cops you encourage to quit because they do not get their free apple from a groveling shop owner, a kiss from a swooning damsel, or whatever else they consider respect, then you are a part of the problem. It takes more than just better hiring practices (which to me sounds like a real eagerness to wash ones hands of any responsibility with respect to fellow officers). It takes good cops being encouraged to stay despite public opinion turning against them, and making a genuine effort to win people over, not simply demanding respect just because of the uniform. Give respect to get respect. And yes, bad cops being brought down belongs on the front pages. So do hero cops saving lives. There is room in the world for both, and both stories deserve to be told.


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Rynjin wrote:
Durngrun Stonebreaker wrote:
Rynjin wrote:
ShadowcatX wrote:
Rynjin wrote:
ShadowcatX wrote:
Rynjin wrote:
I like how everyone is blaming the police instead of the scumbag methheads using their child's playpen to barricade the door.
To my understanding the people in the house had nothing to do with drugs and the person they were actually looking for was found in a different house later on.
If the house had nothing to do with drugs, no "drug residue" would have been found.
It was the right house, but the people inside of it were relatives (as Durngrun mentions) and had nothing to do with the drugs.

And now their kid has been grievously injured because of their choice to associate with people like that.

Yes it's totally their fault they have drug dealers in their family.

It's their fault for continuing to associate with them, up to the point they actually brought their child into the house.

I have drug dealers in my family.

I don't associate with them.

Ed Reppert wrote:
Rynjin wrote:
If the house had nothing to do with drugs, no "drug residue" would have been found.
Pull a bill out of your wallet. Any bill. Analyze it for "drug residue". Unless your bill was just printed last week, I guarantee it'll test positive. Houses in low income areas I'm less certain about, but I wouldn't be at all surprised.

An informant had actually purchased meth FROM THAT HOUSE earlier. Stop trying to pretend these people are innocent, and everything relating to drugs was coincidental or caused by circumstances besides them making and selling drugs.

Ed Reppert wrote:
Police today routinely overstep the bounds of common sense, decency, and the rule of law (although not necessarily the law itself, which also increasingly oversteps the aforementioned bounds). B$$!#ing about it on the Internet is not going to change anything though.
Common sense: The man was known to previously be armed and dangerous,...

going to need to get at least one citation of your version of events here. This goes against everything I have read on this thus far, and you seem to have a great level of knowledge - the door was barricaded with a crib? That sounds almost too stupid to be believed, but I'm sure my crib ended up in weird places as a kid. Where are you getting your info from?


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Orthos wrote:
I have a lot of women in my DevArt favorites.

Me too!

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They're just usually clad in full armor, or at least otherwise reasonably dressed.

Me...ah..well..they're wearing...stuff.


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TOZ wrote:
Somehow I imagine Freehold doing this.

I remember when my cat used to do that..I miss her.


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Ambrosia Slaad wrote:
Yuugasa wrote:
Kelsey Arwen MacAilbert wrote:
I'm not bisexual, so I admittedly lack the full perspective on what's going on, but it seems to me that bisexuals are generally getting more bigoted crap from lesbians and gays than us trans people are. Why do people pull out that crap like how bis are either gay or straight, or dating the opposite sex means you are straight, or that bis are untrustworthy, or that dating the opposite sex is treasonous? I've seen all of this from the mouths of gays and lesbians, and I can't help but wonder what the hell their problem is.
I've actually been on the receiving end of this recently, I'm not sure what it is about exactly. What I've picked up on so far is that somehow being bi is inherently threatening to certain gay men and women and it seems to be the same people whose sexual identity and "team" are of greater than normal importance to them. Maybe we are seen as infiltrators or wishy washy dabblers or something?
Primates love social hierarchies. Even the ones near the bottom of the social ladder often attempt to feel better by exerting authority over the few beneath them. I confess that in high school, I was pretty far down the ladder, and I often tried to take it out on those even less popular than me. I figured out what I'd been doing once I had graduated, but it was too late to prevent the psychological damage I'm certain I contributed too; I haven't even been able to find them to apologize. I hate so many of the lessons I learned in school.

hugs


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Some people really really love the t shirt and get upset when other people won't wear it even if they are partially down with the members of the clubhouse.


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aeglos wrote:

he said Papa !!!!

he said Papa !!!!!

twice !!!

Now say possum! Say possum!


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I love Kuvira. FINALLY an earthbending villain that acts like an earthbending villain.


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Grey Lensman wrote:
jemstone wrote:


You don't even need the EU to understand the awesomeness that is Wedge Antilles.

Wedge is one of the only X-wing pilots to survive a trench run on the original Death Star, miss, come back for more dogfighting and interdiction against TIE fighters, and then pull out of the fight and get home. (Luke tells Wedge to bug out because Wedge "can't do any more back there" with his fighter all beat up.)

Wedge is the first Rebel pilot to bring down and score a kill against an AT-AT.

Wedge leads the charge into the second Death Star, both dogfighting and trailblazing through the corridors of that station ahead of the Millenium Falcon. He knocks out the power regulator while the Falcon gets the main reactor core, and survives that attack as well.

Luke may be "the best bush pilot in the outer rim territories," but a lot of that is because of The Force. Wedge is raw, natural talent. Best pilot in the galaxy, hands down.

Wedge is the only guy to survive both Death Star runs.

PILOTS FOR LIFE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

He is the only pilot to have kill markers for both death stars on his fighter.

I still love my Y-Wing and B-Wing though..I love bombers.


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Kajehase wrote:
Aaaand I'm 35.

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Aberzombie wrote:
This morning it was Adam West Batman and bacon.

I can only take Adam West Batman in small doses.


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Celestial Healer wrote:
Freehold DM wrote:
Tordek Rumnaheim wrote:
I love the alchemist. I have CH to thank for that. He opened my eyes to the variety of possibilities that are available for the alchemist. I'm playing a rage chemist in my Shattered Star campaign right now.
CH, what have you done?!?!?!?
Sorry, Freehold. Alchemists are awesome. You are just too drunk on Spite to see it.

hey, I don't drink spite, I drink fresh, all natural, organic Haterade(TM)!!!

And I don't hate the new classes, I don't like the form they take. They really should be alternate classes where they are not archetypes.


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Tordek Rumnaheim wrote:
I love the alchemist. I have CH to thank for that. He opened my eyes to the variety of possibilities that are available for the alchemist. I'm playing a rage chemist in my Shattered Star campaign right now.

CH, what have you done?!?!?!?

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