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The best lie is the truth. Just ask Nala. Fey in this setting can't actually lie. They have pretty well mastered the art of lying without lying. Growing up in the Winter Queen's court, Nala is pretty good at this too.


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GreyWolfLord, I think that you are now making huge assumptions about where people are coming from that don't really take into account their possible histories. I was raised in a Christian conservative family. I know I'm not the only one here who comes from a religious background. You talk about understanding, but sometimes what seems like flippant dismissal to you comes from a place of understanding. I understand where the fundamentalist Christian viewpoint is coming from. I've studied the Bible quite a lot (and came to some different conclusions regarding how certain words/phrases are translated and how literally things should be taken than I was taught). I understand what it's like to grow up hating yourself for something that you can't change no matter how hard you try. I understand what it's like to cause a family division just by being. I understand that there are some truly good, compassionate Christians in this world. I also understand that some of the most vicious, petty people I have ever met in my life also call themselves Christians. It would be easy to dismiss the latter as extremists. They're not. They're very, very ordinary and most people would call them moderates. Unless you happen to disagree with them about what color the carpet in the sanctuary should be. Then all bets are off.

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Actually the battle over the carpeting, while bitter, was nothing compared to the battle over the soap dispensers in the church bathroom. That one actually caused a church schism....I take two things away from this. 1. People are weird. 2. In hindsight taking life advice from people who take soap dispensers that seriously wasn't really my brightest moment.

It would be easy to dismiss everything I just said by saying that I'm an outlier or an exception. I'm not. There are plenty of other people with similar experiences. But I can't speak for everyone. I can only speak for me. And I'm tired of even the suggestion that there are reasons worth understanding why someone would hate me for existing. Some things are just wrong and that's enough to be said about it.


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Lavendar tea is actually lavendar. Tea is usually some shade of brown or yellow. Seeing purple tea in my mug is a little weird. I like it. :)


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Dami, the rant was out of line. And not helping. There are several people it can apply to. The problem is that many of them are GMs. And it's mostly me. When I have the time I need for the game I can keep things running at a good pace. When I don't have time, I try to hand things off to FCD and DB3 so things can keep moving. But when they're busy too...well, such is life. This is the best we can do. Deal with it. We're down to the last few things for the game day and it'll be wrapped up soon.

I can understand a little being frustrated with people not keeping track of stuff. I get frustrated with this too when I'm expected to keep track of other people's characters when I can barely keep up with mine. But passive aggressive rants don't solve anything. I don't want to see one again.


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Good luck, Freehold. And glad you got some time to relax yesterday. :)


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Vickory West wrote:

Im dissappointed at the phoenix ruling, I wanted to make a green one called Pyrelight, but stupidity would just be insulting to the original.

I cant play stupid very well anyway, so oh well.

Im curious if the stupity part came from a reference or was just an avalon thing?

Like the others said, these are not the mythical phoenix that would be referred to elsewhere. These are pets of the firebirds. So when I first introduced the firebird race I had a lot of people confusing them with phoenix so I joked that this was a terrible insult to a firebird since the phoenix were their stupid pets. (The firebirds were inspired by a Russian fairy tale in case anyone cares about origins of these ideas.) Anyways, there are mythical phoenix out there somewhere, but they would be quite confusing to people on Agartha who are used to phoenix being something really different. Sort of like meeting an intelligent, powerful alien parakeet.


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Ugh. Worst possible time for time change of course. I always end up in a cranky sleepy daze for like a month after spring time change....and I have an important and difficult final on Monday. >.<

But I knew it had to be coming soon cause I finally got myself fully adjusted from the last time change...that usually happens about two weeks before it changes back. :/

I did a presentation last year for speech class on why daylight savings time was a bad thing. It totally got the rant out of my system. Too bad for my family this year that they don't get a reprieve from the rant about why daylight savings time should be abolished. I have to vent my sleep-deprived rage somewhere. :P


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Thank you, Vivianne and Annabel. Scientific realism may not really be a part of the discussion at large, but understanding what it means and what you were referencing actually clears up a large part of what you were talking about in the first place. Context is very helpful. :)


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Thank you for explaining those terms, Annabel. It does make it easier to understand. I think the most difficult thing about 'jargon' is the times when familiar words are used in unfamiliar ways (like your example above with register). I often have the same problem with business speak. The classic "I know what all those words mean, but not when you use them in that way" response.

Out of curiosity, who/what is Foucalt? I am completely not familiar, so when you talked about something being a Foucaltian term I was curious what that actually meant.


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Okay, so, when it comes to discussions of transgender stuff I've mostly just been reading along and learning as much as I can. Trying to be respectful since I don't really understand, being a cisgender woman. However, at this point I feel like I really need to speak up on behalf of all of us who are just reading along....

Please for the love of whatever it is you find holy, write with clarity and stop it with the academic speak! It's not that your readers aren't bright enough to understand what you're saying. It's that the effort often isn't worth it. Especially when the jargon starts going in circles. At this point I've noticed several people starting to repeat points just to try and establish a point of common agreement or at least confirm that they correctly understood what was being said. What this means is that whatever the point (something about gender binaries being unnecessary in regards to medical terminology I think....my eyes kept glazing over as I tried to read it and I had too much homework to work on to spend that much brainpower on understanding a messageboard conversation) it is being completely lost on your readers. It would be really, really helpful if you would please try and rephrase your ideas to express them with more clarity, more brevity, and in such a way that people from many disparate walks of life can easily understand them. And just to make sure it's explicitly understood, I am using the plural you here. There are several people who are all communicating this same way, so this is not aimed at any one individual.


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In response to Rugg's second question, I've had a couple of trans* characters in my game, and in general I find it best to let the player decide how they want to describe their character's gender. Different players have different ways they're comfortable labeling their character. As in much of gaming, more options are better. :)


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Master Dungeoneer wrote:
lynora wrote:
I still read bedtime stories to the kidlet...he loves it. We're almost through A Hat Full of Sky. Wintersmith comes next. I'm working on getting the kidlet hooked on Pratchett. :)
....will you adopt me?

LOL. Ummm....I think you're a bit old for that.... :D

Now I feel like I should be doing a podcast or something...bedtime stories with Lynora....;P


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Capt, I'm sorry about the wait. I know it can be frustrating when the action stalls out a bit. I feel frustrated that you decided to bring it up in both the recruitment and discussion threads. It was kind of a crappy thing to do. Bring it up in discussion, fine. That's part of what discussion is here for. There's nothing wrong with raising a concern. And then we can discuss it. No problem. But there's no need to raise that concern across multiple threads. That just takes more mop-up time later.
Now, on to the actual concern. Yes, this weekend has taken an incredibly long time to play out. Part of the problem is that it started with a major campaign event. These are pretty rare, and days that they occur on or that directly follow them take a very long time to play, more so than others. Then add in that I had previously scheduled a couple of scenarios for that same time that different people had asked me to run for them, and then the 'crimes of opportunity' as they were, not to mention that the weekend ends with another campaign event....well, this would have taken a very long time to play out under the best of circumstances. When you take into account that a number of the players and the GM are in school and have limited time...well, it's been stretching things a bit, and I am sorry that we're having such a hard time wrapping things up. Once we're through it, we'll be back to our more usual hop-skip-jumping through time (cue the training montage!) between events like we normally do. At this point all I can do is apologize for how long it takes me to get through these scenarios at present. A large part of it is that I am taking a very heavy courseload this term so I can finish out my associates degree. And I'm also trying to figure out schools to apply to so I can get my bachelors degree after this. And find scholarships to apply for, etc. And I still have the mommy stuff to do. And yeah, I'm way short on time. I'm doing my best to keep things going rather than putting the game on hiatus. That's really all I can do. Look around the site and you'll find that this is something that happens to pretty much every PBP GM from time to time. Real life happens. Games slow down. The good ones get going again after real life backs down a little. Now, I can offer you one piece of good news. In about five weeks my courseload gets a lot lighter. My most work intensive class only goes for seven and a half weeks. So that's a little something to look forward to. In the meantime, I promise I am trying to get things moving as fast as I can. Some nights I'm just too tired to think straight and that definitely keeps me from posting. Some nights I'm so bad off I'm looking at my homework and can't figure out if I'm trying to do line commands, physics, or english. :/


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That was awesome Orthos. :)


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Freehold DM wrote:
lynora wrote:
Scintillae wrote:
If English is your first language, once you reach high school, there is absolutely no excuse for its/it's they're/their/there to/too/two, etc.
Well, I can think of one valid excuse. I used to be in a writers group with someone who was very dyslexic. Grammar and spelling escaped her. She wrote the most awesome stories, but no matter how many times I told her that all she focused on were the spelling and grammar corrections. It was so frustrating. And this is part of why I dropped out of that group. I got tired of being the meany editor. Also I discovered that I need a writing partner. Solo projects drive me a bit nutty. Since I didn't have anyone to work with me on stuff I just gave up....and then I discovered PBP. ^.^
for some, spelling and grammar are alien concepts. I've found these to be some of the most verbal people on the face of the earth and thought they would do well in a world where oral stories, not written ones, were the order of the day.

True that....and this is why advances in voice to text technology are a good thing for these people. :)


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Happy birthday, Freehold! :)


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Had my last exam yesterday. So now it's Christmas break. Yay!

Oh, wait....that means I have to tackle this enormous to-do list of things that have been waiting while I was dealing with exams....


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Scintillae wrote:
There will be a duet where one love interest dies, making the other promise to eat them...

...with a tearful reprise asking why they had to be so delicious....


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So many papers....so little time. Finals week sucks. But at least it means this particular term is almost over. :)


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Regarding nanites, as I've said before, the nanites are programmed to the individual patient and the specific illness or injury. This can be a problem if the patient has no information on file about what they're supposed to be like when healthy. Guessing can and does lead to further damage to the patient. The alternative is to give the nanites a measure of intelligence which opens a whole different can of worms. Sometimes guessing is necessary and with known races carries a high degree of success which is often worth the risk. Mel isn't a known race and they've already been given orders not to use nanites on her for this reason.

Anything that contradicts this info can and will be retconned. As you said, Verris is good at his job and I see no reason to frak up the story because I was eating dinner.


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Alright, boys, that's enough of that. In the immortal words of Bill & Ted "Be excellent to each other". ;P

And with that I have to go to class.


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homemade pasty. On the rare occasion that I make them, I always make a lot more than is needed so I can have leftovers for days.


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I use the one my sister-in-law gave me, and she's gone and taken classes in food chemistry(!). For a 2-crust pie: 2 c flour, 1 tsp salt, mix, add 3 cold tbsp shortening (she uses Crisco. I use Crisco), blend w/pastry blender until you get little pebbles. Add 3 more tbsp shortening, blend, blend, blend until it looks like cornmeal. Add 1 tbsp ice water at a time, using your hand to work the ingredients together until it all forms a ball. Roll out with plenty of flour on a silicone mat, and that gets my SIL fantastic results every time. I've watched her do it. I've done the same damned thing, and I still get cement. *Throws paws up* If you've got a better idea how I could propitiate the Pastry Gods, I'd be thrilled to hear it.

Okay, well, I may not have studied food chemistry, but I do know that flour and water makes great glue. And that recipe looks like too little fat, overworked dough, and too much water to me.

Pastry Recipe:

Basic All-Purpose Flaky Pastry Recipe
from "As Easy as Pie" by Susan G. Purdy, I've typed it out exactly as it appears in the book. OOC comments are mine.

I use one egg yolk plus lemon juice or vinegar as part of the measured liquid to guarantee a tender, easy-to-handle pastry. This is especially important if you have a tendency to overhandle the dough.

Quantity: For one 2-crust 8-or-9-inch pie (with some dough left over for trimming), or one 11-or-12-inch pie or tart shell, or nine 4-inch tartlets.

2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted skip the sifting, I do.
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup unsalted butter, chilled you can use salted butter, but I can't stress enough that it must be cold.
3 T shortening (lard, Crisco, or margarine), chilled can just add more butter, but it will make for difficult dough to roll out later....this is why I have a marble rolling pin.
5 to 6 T ice water, or use 1 T lemon juice or unflavored vinegar as part of the measured liquidAgain, temperature matters. Ice water, not just cold
Optional: Not really. Do this part. It's important. 1 large egg yolk (1 T) included as part of measured liquid (Note: to strengthen patry for use with moist fillings, use 1 whole large egg [3 T] instead of the yolk alone
Optional sweetener: 2-4 T granulated or confectioners' sugar The sugar really is optional, even for sweet pies. I've never had anyone complain when I left it out which is more often than not.

Basic Preparation Technique
1. Combine the dry ingredients (flour, sugar, salt) with the cut-up, chilled fat (butter, lard, Crisco, or margarine) in a large bowl. Working quickly and lightly, pinch and slide the lumps of dough between your fingertips until the mixture resembles dry rice. This process layers the shortening and flour together, creating "leaves" that will form flakes when baked. Fingertips are used instead of the warmer palm of your hand because warmth melts shortening, which can then be absorbed by the flour, causing the dough to toughen. The rule: Keep everything as cold as possible. Instead of using fingertips to mix dough, you can also use a pastry blender (wire loops attached to a handle), a fork, or tow cross-cutting table knives.
2. At this point, add liquid of your choice (ice water, lemon juice or vinegar, egg) plus flavorings. Take care not to overwork the dough lest you develop its elasticity. Lightly combine the dough until it just begins to cling together in clumps, but before it forms a ball. Sprinkle on a tiny bit more water if the dough looks too dry. Dough should feel pliable like clay, but not sticky. If you catch the dough at this point, you will not overwork the pastry.
3. Turn the dough out onto a sheet of wax paper. Lift the paper's opposite corners and press them together, squeezing the dough into a cohesive ball. Wrap the dough and refrigerate 20 to 30 minutes at least, but the longer the better, up to several hours or overnight. Chilling allows the glutenous, or elastic, properties of the flour to relax and helps prevent the dough from shrinking during baking. Wrapped dough can be refrigerated 3 to 4 days, or frozen for up to 6 months. (Note: Allow chilled dough to sit out at room temperature a few minutes to lose its extreme hardness before rolling it out.)


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Yay, I got points! ^.^

Also, I realized while I was writing it that your style of ranting is quite fun and a good outlet for the crazy. :)


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Okay, so I really, really need to rant about this cause it's driving me nuts...

Rant About Movies
I am so [expletive deleted] tired of people who can't just let it be because someone else [expletive deleted] likes a movie when they don't. It can't just be that they have different [expletive deleted] taste. No, the person who likes the movie is somehow emotionally stunted and immature because being a [expletive deleted] child is the only possibly excuse for such poor taste. *eyeroll*
First it's the people who like [expletive deleted] art films. Because they're so [expletive deleted] original and 'intelligent'. Except they're [expletive deleted] not. They're every bit as [expletive deleted] predictable and formulaic as the fun films that are [expletive deleted] dismissed as not culturally worthy. Seriously, thirteen weeks into a foreign film class and I could make an awesome art film drinking game.
On second thought, I think it's probably a bad idea to mix art films and alcohol...but I digress.
I expect that kind of [expletive deleted] snobbery from fans of art films. But it really [expletive deleted] pisses me off when people who are fans of genres like kung-fu films or super hero films or monster films start ragging on their fellow fans for liking a movie that they don't. I don't [expletive deleted] like Game of Thrones, but I don't think that there's something wrong with people who do. Yeah, I know, TV series not movie, but same idea. I don't [expletive deleted] care if they like the same stuff I do. But I am really [expletive deleted] sick of people making [expletive deleted] comments about how you have to be a [expletive deleted] child to like the movie. [expletive deleted]. I think I'm starting to repeat myself now so I think I'll end this before it gets really circular.


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Melody Waverider wrote:

::The girl walk to Ginni. she stands at most 4 and half feet tall. she is carrying a book on particle physics.::

"Would you care to explain why little Tiffany here had to die?" </Tommy Lee Jones>

Okay....got that out of my system now....:P


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icehawk333 wrote:
Personally, i have been feeling my posts have been quite lacking lately, but i never seem to be able to figure out how to write them lately, so it winds up shallow filler.

I feel weird saying this, but you actually could use more shallow filler. By which I mean add in more physical description. Especially for Igni and Adon. Things like 'a slight grimace so fleeting you'd miss it if you blinked'. Or even just describing how 'he holds himself rigidly, almost at military attention'. Body language goes a long way towards giving people a good visual picture of your character which is honestly what is missing there. You're really good about adding in description and body language for Settro. Just extend that to the others and it will go a long ways towards adding those connection points that others can relate to.


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Melody Waverider wrote:
lynora wrote:
Also I find it amusing for some reason to listen to kidlet singing along with Avril Lavigne song rock and roll. :)

ok so going back to what posts I missed and then saw this....

I was going to use that as a potential song for Mel's band...guess not now...

Why not? It's a perfectly good song. It's just funny watching a ten year old boy totally rocking out to it. Especially since when he was little he only liked metal. :)

Ways to get stunned silence during a preschool playgroup: admit that your kid doesn't care for things like the Wiggles and whatever other assault on adult eardrums is currently popular and would much rather listen to Metallica....:P


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I would not have believed it if you told me before that I'd willingly be listening to radio Disney, but *shrug* ten year old.


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Getting ready to go out for trick-or-treating in the rain. Have been trying to corral wild child who is super excited about Halloween. Might be a while before I get a reply up to the thread. Every time I start typing I get another round of being pounced on by kidlet getting into character. (He's going as a ninja this year.)


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Tried that flying Jacob recipe last night that Kajehase linked to a while back. Good, but needs some tweaks for my family. Next time I'm gonna try subbing coconut milk for the cream. And cut the recipe in half. My family isn't that big. :)


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It definitely didn't look like a hand of peace to me.

Monkeygod, I'm going to be blunt. You can be 'right' and you can acquire more free time or you can be civil. I appreciate the creativity and dedication you bring to this game. My preference is to keep you around. But if you can't get along with others, well...games are supposed to be fun and nothing kills fun faster than constant arguments. I need to see genuine attempts at improvement. I'll give you the benefit of the doubt on the first part, though it came off more like 'I'm sorry you were wrong', but you definitely need to learn to have civil disagreements in which you are willing to admit to the possibility of being wrong.


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Geez, I finally get a few minutes to check in before jumping in to deal with the next big project due tomorrow and this...ugh.

MG, Foul, I've about had it. Both of you need to learn to express yourself in a polite manner that doesn't immediately escalate like this. MG, you really need to phrase things in a less imperious manner. Foul, you really need to not dig in your heels when someone is upset by something you said. You're not always right.

Icehawk, PM.


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Just because someone needs to learn doesn't mean they think they need to learn. Avalon is also seen as a safe haven for kids with powers who are running from less understanding folk. And the required age range for students is anywhere from the human equivalent of 4-19. Giving that in human equivalent since we're all human. Presumably. My apologies if any of you are actually extra-terrestrials using the internet as a resource for your thesis in xenology. ;)


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This is likely to result in increased traffic to bars in Kuros....


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Tryko'Sam wrote:

Nodding a few times at Rena while discretely looking her chest over, Tryko'Sam then peers up and looks for Asha again.

After a moment of seeing her flying about, he goes to gather up some food and sets about to eat.

Since his mouth is stuffed, he mostly remains quiet, glancing between Bradley, Rena and the back up to Asha.

At one point he adds, "She is pretty damn impressive either shape. The hands and human form are a bit easier on the eyes though."

Shortly after this Asha dives towards the roof at a dangerous speed, shifting into her human form as she fell and tumbling across the roof as she tried to slow down without seriously hurting herself. She eventually rolled over by where the other three were, a bit scraped up and her skirt torn, but otherwise unharmed.

"Landings are hard!" she exclaimed. "Sorry it took me so long...I got caught on an updraft and then...well....I didn't know how to get down! I'd never been properly flying before. There wasn't room inside the tower for more than a few flaps....It's amazing! The feeling of the wind in my feathers and everything looks so small from up there!" Her blue eyes sparkled as she described the joys of flight.


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Lang Fei wrote:


Lang pauses a moment But it is an emergency. I miss your smile, and its my fault. I wanted to make you smile again.

lang takes a cautious step in, but is still by the door.

"La-aaaang," she said with an exaggerated sigh. "That does not constitute an emergency......you just wanted to play with the perfume dispenser again, didn't you?" she teased.


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Bob, love the pics. That dress is super flattering on you. Really glad you had a good time.:)


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Tybalt Baneko wrote:

Can't this just have a happy ending?

Have you no mercy? T-T

Mercy is your job. :P

And yeah, tragedy is also part of the story.


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Heh. After Lang's last post I have visions of Lang and Midori working together to spy on the girls locker room....hilarious and wrong! :D


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Eye makeup is hard. Anyways, good luck and I hope you have a good time, Bob.


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::Melody, I need you to wait and let me know once you've finished loading up the shuttle for your next run. Don't take off without me. I have a special passenger that needs to be taken down in the cockpit. She isn't safe in with the others. I'll be there to keep her from being too much of a pain in the ass for you, but as much as I hate my mother-in-law, I'm not letting her get killed on my watch. Not really sure what to do with her once we land, but at least we can get her there in one piece....oh, and whatever she says, just pay her no mind. She's a bitter hateful person and she'll probably make a nuisance of herself. Sorry in advance.::


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Ardiente wrote:
Fieri Sunwake wrote:

"Yeah, he wants to talk to you tomorrow probably. So far Mithros and Jeran are the sum total of pilots in this program so he's more than happy to consider more applicants. And if you know of anyone else who might be a good fit for it, let him know."

"Alright, let's get this over with and hope we can finish before things go boom."

"Mithros? Well, at least I won't be alone or friendless there. Mithros seems like a good guy, and really, how can I not like him? Without him I doubt I'd be standing here... or at least things would've been much different."

Pausing just a moment longer before they head out, Ardiente says: "What about Fei? I understand he cannot spar... but if my judgments are correct, he has an excess of chi, does he not?"

"I think Fei might present some other interesting equipment interface problems...but it's worth asking him."


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First of all, I would like to say that I really appreciate all of you who have been willing to talk so freely about what it means to be transgender. I've really learned a lot about what you have to go through. Obviously I'll never fully understand, but any increase in understanding is good. :)

This however, I just couldn't let go without saying something...

Terquem wrote:


I have a cynical belief that the number of people, today (particularly people who claim to be young women while interacting with others on the internet) who claim to be bi-sexual, are most likely not bi-sexual at all and are acting under the pressure of our culture to demonstrate as bi-sexual for the apparent attention it brings

This attitude doesn't just make me sad. It makes me angry. Because I've run into it a lot and in ways that have been hurtful at best. I shouldn't have to be accused of not being real and/or making things up for attention for being myself, but I have been. I'm not all that young, but the internet doesn't show age, and I tend to adopt a very informal posting style which reads as young to some people, so I get hit with this nonsense a lot. Everything from pics or you're not really a girl to cynical statements about not really being bi. As if I don't know my own sexual orientation. :/

Whether the person claiming to be female and bi is actually female and bi, is young and exploring their sexual identity, is seeking attention as you fear, is actually male and exploring another gender for whatever reason, or even just a person who likes to mess with people's heads for the lulz, this cynicism does not actually do anything productive. It can lead to some pretty awful things being said to people. I'm not saying you have. I do want to clarify this. I am not calling you out specifically. It's the attitude I have a problem with, not you.


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Capt Wombat: re:the text under your spoiler: You're walking on rather thin ice there. First of all you can make your point without being rude. Secondly, autistic is not an insult. Never use it in that context again. Ever.


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Well, no posting during lectures that's for sure. He doesn't even want folks using computers for note taking unless they sit in the front...well, good for me I always sit in the front. I was gonna end up with some serious carpal tunnel syndrome if I had to have another semester of handwriting notes. I do not do handwriting. Heck, I even use the computer for the handwritten notes though....That's why I have a tablet. So I'm not lugging around a veritable forest in paper by the end of the semester.

Anyhow, I've got classes monday and wednesday afternoon, a shorter class on tue and thu afternoon, and a math class on tue and thu evenings. So those are the non-posting times.


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Ehos Denulia wrote:
Ehos Denulia wrote:
Ehos goes into the bathroom to get his face cleaned up and to use the toilet. Once that business is done, he'll exit and begin to dress himself. Obviously he's going urgently and not taking his time while doing this, not wanting to make Jaiye wait too long.
Dressed and cleaned up, Ehos nods to Jaiye and they both head out, on their way to find Professor Sunwake.

Aananda was just finishing her breakfast and making small talk with Professor Vare as she did when Ehos and Jaiye caught up to her. Jaiye stood far enough away from Ehos to be able to hear and be heard.

"Professor Sunwake, I'm sorry to interrupt, but it's a bit urgent. First of all, Ehos needs you to fix his bracelet and datapad. He's under a semi-permanent silence right now and it's making life difficult to say the least. Second, my brother showed up at school and punched Ehos in the face, which means he's probably in the detention room and I need to talk to him...and probably beat the ever-living crap out of him before he stops being a complete jerkface...it's a lycan thing. Can you please help?"


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Icehawk, it isn't necessarily about vagueness. People want to know what Settro can do because of how it effects their characters. They may be able to give you helpful hints from time to time if they know. It's more about how he is interacting that the questions have come up in many encounters actually. You don't have to have everything nailed down, but some clarifications about range and what would stop it would really be helpful and if you could manage that when you get a chance I think folks would really appreciate it.

Also, Dami, please watch your tone. Internet does not communicate dry humor well. We're missing all the visual cues. Unless you're like my husband who I swear to god needs to have a sign to hold up when he's joking since it sounds just like any other time he's talking. >.<


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Good luck, Dalesman and I hope this is the beginning of a long-running streak of good luck...I think you're due. :)


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Orthos wrote:
I may have added another AP to my already-long list of campaigns to be run.

Ooh....for this I may have to make an exception to the whole we don't do adventure paths thing....even if we crash and burn in the first chapter as per usual, I'm sure I could find plenty to use the rest for...opr I'm just a sucker for robots. :)

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