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David M Mallon wrote:
Icyshadow wrote:

Hey guys, kind of an important question.

Do any of you have any project in need of a fantasy writer with +5 years of experience, or know anyone like that?

Since I was given a rant about how I really should get my name out so I can actually fulfill my dreams, and my blog is far from enough to achieve that.

No ongoing projects, but would be willing to collaborate on a webcomic or something.

Sounds good. Do PM me if something comes up. I really want to put my experience to good use, and hope the practice has paid off.


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Another obliteration of Wal-Mart in S.F. is prices. Wal-Mart cannot pay its employees the S.F. minimum wage, rent space in S.F., and still charge the same prices it does in say, Chattanooga.

So you either re-price everything for the high-cost markets, or you avoid opening stores there.

I should know -- I just skied over to the podunk hippie market here in rural Washington and the "sky high" prices everyone was complaining about were LOWER than what I pay for groceries back home.

One man's rip-off is another man's bargain...

EDIT: I was curious, so I Googled it. I'm seeing Chattanooga retail space for $8.50-$10 per square foot per month. San Francisco is $45-$50.

Now, multiply by a 50,000-square foot store, and you get the very start of the picture...


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David M Mallon wrote:
Orthos wrote:
David M Mallon wrote:
Orthos wrote:
Rosita the Riveter wrote:
there aren't any Walmarts in San Francisco
O_o
It's a big city, so that makes a certain amount of sense. They tend not to grow them in urban centers, mainly sticking to the outlying communities. I bet there's a couple around Oakland or San Jose or somewhere.
... really? I always thought the bigger the city, the more likely one's going to show up. There were like six of them in the portions of the Phoenix metro area where I lived (Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa, Chandler), and there's almost always one or two in the cities in Tennessee and Georgia.

Wal-mart relies a lot on volume, and most large cities simply don't have the space for them. For example, the closest Wal-marts in relation to New York City are across the border in New Jersey, and the closest one in New York State is in Valley Stream, Long Island.

On the other hand, small to mid-size cities, particularly in economically depressed areas, seem to be spawning pools for the damned things. There are six Wal-marts in and around Albany, NY, for example.

Correct. Also, Walmart wouldn't get away with a lot of its employment model here, and we have a high minimum wage. Then we have the maybe a third of the city thag has some form of fomula retail ban (As in, chain stores either can't move in at all, or have to get approved via referendum, depending on the neighborhood.). Walmart probably considers this city an infeasible pain in the ass.


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Icyshadow wrote:
David M Mallon wrote:
Icyshadow wrote:

Hey guys, kind of an important question.

Do any of you have any project in need of a fantasy writer with +5 years of experience, or know anyone like that?

Since I was given a rant about how I really should get my name out so I can actually fulfill my dreams, and my blog is far from enough to achieve that.

No ongoing projects, but would be willing to collaborate on a webcomic or something.
Sounds good. Do PM me if something comes up. I really want to put my experience to good use, and hope the practice has paid off.

Including nakedness in your webcomic should make it more popular.


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David M Mallon wrote:
Orthos wrote:
Rosita the Riveter wrote:
there aren't any Walmarts in San Francisco
O_o
It's a big city, so that makes a certain amount of sense. They tend not to grow them in urban centers, mainly sticking to the outlying communities. I bet there's a couple around Oakland or San Jose or somewhere.

My dad works for a San Jose location, I know of a second San Jose location, and there is a Mountain View location. I have no clue about Oakland. I'm from the South Bay.


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David M Mallon wrote:
Orthos wrote:
captain yesterday wrote:
Orthos wrote:
David M Mallon wrote:
Orthos wrote:
Rosita the Riveter wrote:
there aren't any Walmarts in San Francisco
O_o
It's a big city, so that makes a certain amount of sense. They tend not to grow them in urban centers, mainly sticking to the outlying communities. I bet there's a couple around Oakland or San Jose or somewhere.
... really? I always thought the bigger the city, the more likely one's going to show up. There were like six of them in the portions of the Phoenix metro area where I lived (Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa, Chandler), and there's almost always one or two in the cities in Tennessee and Georgia.
Wal-Mart is not as prevalent on the west coast.
I suppose that would explain it. I suppose the fault was mine for assuming that since there were enough of them to go around in Arizona, the same would go for California. Probably shouldn't be surprised I was wrong.
Sort of like how Dunkin Donuts has the slogan "America Runs On Dunkin," yet they have pretty much zero commercial presence west of the Mississippi River.

Growing up in San Jose, Dunkin Donuts was most certainly a thing. In San Francisco, donuts in general aren't really much of a thing.


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Rosita the Riveter wrote:
David M Mallon wrote:
Orthos wrote:
captain yesterday wrote:
Orthos wrote:
David M Mallon wrote:
Orthos wrote:
Rosita the Riveter wrote:
there aren't any Walmarts in San Francisco
O_o
It's a big city, so that makes a certain amount of sense. They tend not to grow them in urban centers, mainly sticking to the outlying communities. I bet there's a couple around Oakland or San Jose or somewhere.
... really? I always thought the bigger the city, the more likely one's going to show up. There were like six of them in the portions of the Phoenix metro area where I lived (Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa, Chandler), and there's almost always one or two in the cities in Tennessee and Georgia.
Wal-Mart is not as prevalent on the west coast.
I suppose that would explain it. I suppose the fault was mine for assuming that since there were enough of them to go around in Arizona, the same would go for California. Probably shouldn't be surprised I was wrong.
Sort of like how Dunkin Donuts has the slogan "America Runs On Dunkin," yet they have pretty much zero commercial presence west of the Mississippi River.
Growing up in San Jose, Dunkin Donuts was most certainly a thing. In San Francisco, donuts in general aren't really much of a thing.

Hence "pretty much." I've seen them out west, but their niche has been pretty well filled by Starbucks.

Meanwhile, in the northeast, they're multiplying like cockroaches. Just within the greater Syracuse area, there are 25-30 of them. Hell, there are two of them on my street, and another one on a cross street, all within 8 or 9 blocks of each other. It's our version of the "Starbucks across the street from a Starbucks" phenomenon.


Ex-Lady Longears wants to meet up in a couple of weeks.

I'm not honestly sure how I feel about this.


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Limeylongears wrote:

Ex-Lady Longears wants to meet up in a couple of weeks.

I'm not honestly sure how I feel about this.

Know that feel bro. Times at least 2 or 3.


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Back to playing KotOR for the original Xbox. Looks funky on the flatscreen I inherited from a previous roommate, so I've been playing it on my "garbage TV" (literally-- it's an old 26" Orion CRT-TV that I found in a dumpster) through an RF modulator box. Also, it amuses me to no end that the instruction manual for the (now 12-year-old) game has instructions on how to set up a DSL modem and connect it to your Xbox, as well as a warning that it could damage rear-projection "big screen" TVs if left playing for too long. Technology progresses fast these days.


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My knowledge of technology pretty much stops at about 1995.


I love KOTOR, but it crashes. So. Much. Can't get two planets in without losing an entire sequence of saves.


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Rosita the Riveter wrote:
I love KOTOR, but it crashes. So. Much. Can't get two planets in without losing an entire sequence of saves.

PC or console?


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Windows 10 Steam.


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I'm PFSing at a convention all weekend. It's the first time for this convention that my daughter couldn't make it. :(


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I put my evening off to good use, though, and created a dog.


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Rosita the Riveter wrote:
Windows 10 Steam.

I'm guessing that the PC version is crash-prone then. I've had numerous crashes of games on the 360 (I'm looking at you, DA:I), but precisely zero on the original Xbox in the 12 years I've had it. Granted, I own a total of nine games between the two systems (Elder Scrolls III and V; Dragon Age trilogy; Mass Effect trilogy; KotOR), so my perspective lacks some breadth here.


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David M Mallon wrote:
Rosita the Riveter wrote:
Windows 10 Steam.
I'm guessing that the PC version is crash-prone then. I've had numerous crashes of games on the 360 (I'm looking at you, DA:I), but precisely zero on the original Xbox in the 12 years I've had it. Granted, I own a total of nine games between the two systems (Elder Scrolls III and V; Dragon Age trilogy; Mass Effect trilogy; KotOR), so my perspective lacks some breadth here.

It's also a Win10-thing. Windows 10 seemed to afflict a great deal of my old games for the (mercifully brief) time that I had it. I had to go through a lot of hoops to make it run in the proper compatability mode, and even then it had issues sometimes.

(Freedom Force and sequel, I'm looking at you.)

Comparatively, I've not run into many problems with either KoToR that I ran previously. While I've not reinstalled them after returning to Win7, it seemed to work well enough previously.

David M Mallon wrote:
I think I've figured out my problem. I started out wanting to paint like this or this, but now I'm trying to paint like this or this, but still market to the same clients. I don't know who buys the weird stuff.

I'm totally stealing these, unless you'd rather me not, in which case I won't.

Rawr! wrote:
I put my evening off to good use, though, and created a dog.

That... that is awesome. Shouldn't they be lawful good, though?

The Power Word (Stun) ability is a really interesting take on the spell. I like it!

That said, their Final Word ability is... exceptionally brutal for any third level or lower. A hard fight followed by a (probable) insta-death... wow. (I like it.)

Also, this...

Quote:
Athenaeum sentinels released from duty find adventurers with whom they can share their wealth of knowledge and for whom they can act as protectors.

... has me wanting to play one, now... >.>


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So apparently I accidentally hid this thread.

That keeps happening to me.

So anyone else ever catch MRSA? Multiple times because it colonizes in your body and can come back with any potential open wound as a result?

Gonna be honest - the positive attitude thing - a lot of work right now. A LOT.

But then I guess anyone can be optimistic when things are going well... Um... I have insurance this time around. That's a plus. Yeah. Um. Yay?


Erg. Can't get my printer working.

I haven't printed since I had to get a new hard drive, but now it just... doesn't work. At all.

The computer reads that it's there. It reads the correct printer. I downloaded and installed the Driver. But... nothing happens when I hit "print" - not a thing. I get no messages, the printer doesn't respond... nothing. Might as well be unplugged (hint: it is plugged in).

I don't know. It's weird.


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Tacticslion wrote:
David M Mallon wrote:
I think I've figured out my problem. I started out wanting to paint like this or this, but now I'm trying to paint like this or this, but still market to the same clients. I don't know who buys the weird stuff.
I'm totally stealing these, unless you'd rather me not, in which case I won't.

None of these are mine-- images are (C) respectively: Donato Giancola, Frank Frazetta, Andrew Trabbold, Arthur Asa.

If you're interested in hiring me, though...


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Got slightly tipsy. Went to grocery store. Came back with a bottle of seltzer water, a bag of onions, and five packages of Polish sausage. This is real life right now.


David M Mallon wrote:
Tacticslion wrote:
David M Mallon wrote:
I think I've figured out my problem. I started out wanting to paint like this or this, but now I'm trying to paint like this or this, but still market to the same clients. I don't know who buys the weird stuff.
I'm totally stealing these, unless you'd rather me not, in which case I won't.

None of these are mine-- images are (C) respectively: Donato Giancola, Frank Frazetta, Andrew Trabbold, Arthur Asa.

If you're interested in hiring me, though...

I would gladly pay you all the dollars in my pocket at this very moment!

(Sadly: I do not have any dollars in my pocket at this very moment. I... lack dollars in general.)

That said: I'd donate a few small bucks, should you like!

EDIT: Some of those designs are really awesome, though!


Tacticslion wrote:

Erg. Can't get my printer working.

I haven't printed since I had to get a new hard drive, but now it just... doesn't work. At all.

The computer reads that it's there. It reads the correct printer. I downloaded and installed the Driver. But... nothing happens when I hit "print" - not a thing. I get no messages, the printer doesn't respond... nothing. Might as well be unplugged (hint: it is plugged in).

I don't know. It's weird.

What I really came back to say was that I figured this out. I... restarted the computer. I am so smart. Like... genius, really.

Redbeard the Scruffy wrote:

So apparently I accidentally hid this thread.

That keeps happening to me.

So anyone else ever catch MRSA? Multiple times because it colonizes in your body and can come back with any potential open wound as a result?

Gonna be honest - the positive attitude thing - a lot of work right now. A LOT.

But then I guess anyone can be optimistic when things are going well... Um... I have insurance this time around. That's a plus. Yeah. Um. Yay?

Dang, man. :/

Gonna be praying for you. That... is awful.


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David M Mallon wrote:
Got slightly tipsy. Went to grocery store. Came back with a bottle of seltzer water, a bag of onions, and five packages of Polish sausage. This is real life right now.

*also bagels


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Tacticslion wrote:


Dang, man. :/

Gonna be praying for you. That... is awful.

Thanks man. I appreciate that.

Really its just tremendously annoying more than anything. The medication is like fifteen bucks, and I recognize it early enough to not hurt, but the real pain is the side effects, including increased risk of fungal infection from the antibiotics. Those. Hurt. So. Much.


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I don't understand player logic.

>Quest named after Beauty and the Beast
>Extended conversations with talking furniture

Clearly our missing people are in the food.


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*accidentally tries to open beer bottle with car keys instead of (official Pathfinder RPG) bottle opener on same key ring*

To quote one of my coworkers, I'm not an idiot, I'm just incompetent.


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Scintillae wrote:

I don't understand player logic.

>Quest named after Beauty and the Beast
>Extended conversations with talking furniture

Clearly our missing people are in the food.

Years ago I was playing in a campaign where we came across a halfling town that was having trouble with kobolds. The town baker was upset because her infant was taken in the raid the previous night. I noticed she had a large number of freshly baked pies, including some meat pies, and confronted her saying "You cooked the baby in the pie, didn't you!" Needless to say, I was no longer welcome in the town and had to wait outside of the limits while the rest of the party investigated.

It's not really my fault, I had recently watched Sweeney Todd.


I may be un perdedor, but at least I'm not a Scientologist.


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Redbeard the Scruffy wrote:

So apparently I accidentally hid this thread.

That keeps happening to me.

So anyone else ever catch MRSA? Multiple times because it colonizes in your body and can come back with any potential open wound as a result?

Gonna be honest - the positive attitude thing - a lot of work right now. A LOT.

But then I guess anyone can be optimistic when things are going well... Um... I have insurance this time around. That's a plus. Yeah. Um. Yay?

I wish you the best. That does not sound like fun. Or at least any fun that ***I*** like.


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So, there was a bit of a snafu at work recently. I tried logging on to the website where we get our pay stubs and whatnot from, and couldn't. I thought "Maybe I changed the password and don't remember", so I tried the "Forgot your password" link. It gave an error message. So, I asked some other people at work, and it turned out no-one could get into their accounts. We let the manager know, and he called corporate to see what the deal was. As it happened, someone had recently tried to apply and update to the website, and accidentally deleted the login information for over 3,500 employees nationwide. Whoops. So the tech team was busy reactivating all the accounts and issuing temporary passwords so people could login, set real passwords (and security questions, those got wiped too), and actually see their account info again.

Just a little mistake, could happen to anyone really. Just very glad it wasn't me.


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Rawr! wrote:

I put my evening off to good use, though, and created a dog.

She still guards the library door in my heart.


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gran rey de los mono wrote:

So, there was a bit of a snafu at work recently. I tried logging on to the website where we get our pay stubs and whatnot from, and couldn't. I thought "Maybe I changed the password and don't remember", so I tried the "Forgot your password" link. It gave an error message. So, I asked some other people at work, and it turned out no-one could get into their accounts. We let the manager know, and he called corporate to see what the deal was. As it happened, someone had recently tried to apply and update to the website, and accidentally deleted the login information for over 3,500 employees nationwide. Whoops. So the tech team was busy reactivating all the accounts and issuing temporary passwords so people could login, set real passwords (and security questions, those got wiped too), and actually see their account info again.

Just a little mistake, could happen to anyone really. Just very glad it wasn't me.

The company where I work is in the process of switching to an all-paperless system of electronic time cards, online billing, and e-checks. Everyone looks at me like I'm from Mars when I tell them that I'd prefer to keep the old system. I've had way more experience with online payment systems getting completely borked for no apparent reason than with paper checks getting lost in the wash. (note: the current system entails payment being deposited directly into employees' bank accounts, then leaving paper pay stubs & other paperwork in employee mailboxes at the main office)

For example, when I worked for Sears (all-online system), I didn't get paid for six weeks, then received a month's pay via direct deposit over the course of two days. I'm still missing the last two weeks' pay two years later (I also remember getting locked out of the system numerous times). On the other hand, when I worked for Treadway Service Center (old-school paper time cards that were entered into a computer database, then filed), they never missed a paycheck.


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Redbeard the Scruffy wrote:
Tacticslion wrote:


Dang, man. :/

Gonna be praying for you. That... is awful.

Thanks man. I appreciate that.

Really its just tremendously annoying more than anything. The medication is like fifteen bucks, and I recognize it early enough to not hurt, but the real pain is the side effects, including increased risk of fungal infection from the antibiotics. Those. Hurt. So. Much.

keeping you in prayer. MRSA is no joke.


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Darklight Sisterhood Game today.


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Looks like I'm transferring at work. From cashier to beverage (aka alcohol), though I can do backup cashier if necessary, and I'm allowed to do furniture carryouts.


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The conspiracy apparently extends to 3-year-olds.

So I'm on the family ski trip with a group of people who haven't seen me in a year, and I'm 33 pounds lighter than I was when I last saw them. Plus sit-ups and push-ups every day means I'm lighter, more flexible, and generally more agile than before, and you're just beginning to be able to see the faintest glimmer of abdominal muscles on my belly.

And even in ski pants and a T-shirt, not a peep from anyone...
...it really is rather amazing.

EDIT: For those keeping track, I've had *two* people notice: A woman who went through her own withdrawal/weight loss issues (she's now a drug rehab counselor, helping other people get through what she went through. I'm pretty darned proud of her), and a gaming buddy with significant weight issues of his own. Otherwise, 15% of my body weight is apparently unnoticeable...


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NobodysHome wrote:

The conspiracy apparently extends to 3-year-olds.

So I'm on the family ski trip with a group of people who haven't seen me in a year, and I'm 33 pounds lighter than I was when I last saw them. Plus sit-ups and push-ups every day means I'm lighter, more flexible, and generally more agile than before, and you're just beginning to be able to see the faintest glimmer of abdominal muscles on my belly.

And even in ski pants and a T-shirt, not a peep from anyone...
...it really is rather amazing.

EDIT: For those keeping track, I've had *two* people notice: A woman who went through her own withdrawal/weight loss issues (she's now a drug rehab counselor, helping other people get through what she went through. I'm pretty darned proud of her), and a gaming buddy with significant weight issues of his own. Otherwise, 15% of my body weight is apparently unnoticeable...

you are an inspiration to me, if no one else, friend. keep it up.

Grand Lodge

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Pathfinder Adventure, Rulebook Subscriber; Pathfinder Battles Case Subscriber

Started an Adventure Card Game campaign last night. We ran throught the first two scenarios of the basic adventure in Skull and Shackles. A good time was had by all, and I got to try out the oracle class from the add-on deck. There were lots of visions of the future showing me what was on top of the location decks.


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Blogpost: Toy swarm to haunt those who survived encounter with dire toys!


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NobodysHome wrote:

The conspiracy apparently extends to 3-year-olds.

So I'm on the family ski trip with a group of people who haven't seen me in a year, and I'm 33 pounds lighter than I was when I last saw them. Plus sit-ups and push-ups every day means I'm lighter, more flexible, and generally more agile than before, and you're just beginning to be able to see the faintest glimmer of abdominal muscles on my belly.

And even in ski pants and a T-shirt, not a peep from anyone...
...it really is rather amazing.

EDIT: For those keeping track, I've had *two* people notice: A woman who went through her own withdrawal/weight loss issues (she's now a drug rehab counselor, helping other people get through what she went through. I'm pretty darned proud of her), and a gaming buddy with significant weight issues of his own. Otherwise, 15% of my body weight is apparently unnoticeable...

Freehold DM wrote:
you are an inspiration to me, if no one else, friend. keep it up.

Me too, dude!

That said, I'd likely be on the "did not notice" list... but it may or may not be because I didn't notice.

Sometimes, I've gotta admit, I just... don't see it. When people lose a lot of weight, I just see the same people that I've always seen, right there in front of me. What's more, the more often I hang out with folks, the less I notice the physical changes that's come over them - to me, those incremental changes are just part of themselves as they are. I like, respect, and accept that.

Most egregious of me, recently, however, was failing to notice that my dad had seriously lost a huge amount of weight - I just... didn't notice the weight loss with all the "That's My Dad!" right there in front of me. It's egregious because, even though it's from a good place, it is a failure of mine to acknowledge (even subconsciously) something that is very important to someone else, that they've worked really hard at. Sorry, Dad.

Other times, I don't "notice" but it's not because I don't notice... it's just that I don't say anything. And sometimes if confronted about it, I'll give minor hand-wavy things, either acknowledging I noticed it or simply a hand-waive misdirection... and, again, it's from a place that doesn't intend any insult.

This comes up for several reasons.

One reason is that the change is just so significant (and maybe positive?), that I don't want to say anything to harm the person in question. Bringing up the topic of weight loss, especially, "feels" difficult (probably more than it actually is), because saying, "Wow! You've lost weight!" can also be taken as being tantamount to saying, "Wow! You used to be so fat! What a tubbo you were~!" which, naturally, is something that I'd never say, and honestly don't think about people... but something I could see others taking my words to mean. Pretty much any mention of their current weight, positive or negative, can be taken negatively - I know this, because I've had friends who did so. The negative lash-back could, in-turn, cause them to stumble in their attempts (due to embarrassment, shame, or something else) and spiral right back to where they were. Similarly, it could be a stumbling block because you could get the person to go, "You know: I've made it! I should stop!" and... that might not be true. Even without judging people based on their weight, when someone makes a significant change, it's important to help them finish... and sometimes the best way to do that, is to simply leave well enough alone.

(Sometimes, however, that isn't the case at all, and it's important to vocally support a person... in fact, it's probably better in general to presume "vocal support is needed" but that's not always easy to remember. Which leads us to...)

Second, sometimes I just fail to come up with non-stupid words, and so can't actually say anything, despite really wanting to do so. For example, when we were at the Ronald McDonald House when our son was in the hospital, this lovely young woman who volunteered there clearly visited Glamour Shots (or something) one day we were present. Her hair was in the MAXIMUS 'TUDINAL 80's style of huge, poofy, and curly/crimped - and it looked good on her. She clearly was fishing for people to say things, as she was periodically touching it, and doing a few things to draw attention there. And... I said nothing. I clearly saw it a few times. So... why the silence? Because all my words were stupid, and I should feel stupid.
- "That reminds me of my older sisters all those years ago!"
- Oh, good, make the young lady feel like she looks like an old lady. That's always nice.*
- "Man, I haven't seen that in decades!"
- Ah, right, just straight-up mention that it's out-of-style; classy.
- "Woah, you know, I like you're hair, but it's hard to say so - the style suits you, but is kind of intimidating, even though it looks good!"
- Welp; just say nothing, 'cause you're really bad at this. "Intimidating?" Really? Ugh.
* My sisters are not "old ladies" - but they are older than the young girl by a significant margin, as I was almost half again her age, and they were half again my age.

... to this day, I periodically recall that moment and feel terrible that I couldn't just say, "Your hair looks nice! I like it!" because, even though it did, and I did, my desire to comment just would not cooperate with my brain.

(Also, I sometimes find it difficult to complement a woman without sounding flirty - which is not something I want to do.)

So... yeah. That happens.

But it's still better that you do say something and encourage people, when you can.

(And I do succeed sometimes: like with my neighbor, recently! She's lost so much weight, and it's awesome! Go her!)

And you're an inspiration to me, NH - so... thank you!


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Redbeard the Scruffy wrote:
Tacticslion wrote:


Dang, man. :/

Gonna be praying for you. That... is awful.

Thanks man. I appreciate that.

Really its just tremendously annoying more than anything. The medication is like fifteen bucks, and I recognize it early enough to not hurt, but the real pain is the side effects, including increased risk of fungal infection from the antibiotics. Those. Hurt. So. Much.

I hope your recovery goes well without nasty side effects.


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Freehold DM wrote:
NobodysHome wrote:

The conspiracy apparently extends to 3-year-olds.

So I'm on the family ski trip with a group of people who haven't seen me in a year, and I'm 33 pounds lighter than I was when I last saw them. Plus sit-ups and push-ups every day means I'm lighter, more flexible, and generally more agile than before, and you're just beginning to be able to see the faintest glimmer of abdominal muscles on my belly.

And even in ski pants and a T-shirt, not a peep from anyone...
...it really is rather amazing.

EDIT: For those keeping track, I've had *two* people notice: A woman who went through her own withdrawal/weight loss issues (she's now a drug rehab counselor, helping other people get through what she went through. I'm pretty darned proud of her), and a gaming buddy with significant weight issues of his own. Otherwise, 15% of my body weight is apparently unnoticeable...

you are an inspiration to me, if no one else, friend. keep it up.

Likewise!


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Tacticslion wrote:
Shouldn't they be lawful good, though?

So, I couldn't quote much of the relevant parts of the post. :)

I'm glad you liked the athenaeum sentinel. I wrestled with its alignment. I wavered between LN, LG, and TN. I figured their breeders would have come to the conclusion that chaotic and evil creatures would cause the most trouble, but they wanted to keep the dog's relative neutrality intact.

They're kind of the old designation of Neutral with lawful (and good) tendencies. :)


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I lost 40lbs or so and nobody noticed, but everyone noticed when I gained 25 of it back.

Silver Crusade

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I am off to finally see star wars in glorious 3D

Silver Crusade

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Evening, all. What did I miss?


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Watching Gamers II: Dorkness Rising and thinking on better times.


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Just binge-watched the original House of Cards, all the way through the trilogy (To Play the King, The Final Cut). Holy cow! For some reason, it makes me want to write an adventure set in Egorian. :)

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