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Kat
03-30-2000, 12:20 AM
HI!!!!!!
It's nice to be posting on this forum again, especially since my daddy finally decided to get the internet at my house, darned AOL. But it works. Anyway, since I just wanted to start this thread where everyone can come and talk about life and most importantly BE HAPPY!!! http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif



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"Will you write it down so I don't have to pay attention?"-Timothy Yang Yuen Cheng

Ikhnaton
03-30-2000, 01:48 AM
I'm happy that people like yourself are deciding to return to the forums http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif I'm glad I am back, and I am glad my sweetie is back as well http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/biggrin.gif

psyduck78
03-30-2000, 02:14 AM
Why'd you have to put that quote up?

I got a detention from Mr. Ramierez for saying that remember?

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I feel the need to say something profound, but I'm drawing a blank.

psyduck78
03-30-2000, 02:19 AM
Otherwise I'm fine, I'm talking on the phone with you anyway, grumbling about this dumb Econ Paper, any one know anything about Econ?

Kat
03-30-2000, 04:23 AM
Ha! I finished my paper before Tim, which means I'll be able to surf on AOL for a little bit and chat with my friendz. Anyway, whats up everyone? How's Life? How are you?

What are you doing right now?
What's your favorite food?
What's your favorite book?
What's your favorite movie?

I'm just tryin' to get a conversation rolling here. http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif

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"Will you write it down so I don't have to pay attention?"-Timothy Yang Yuen Cheng

Vagabond
03-30-2000, 01:48 PM
Pardon me, but I have an omlette in my shoe.

WeedSmoker
03-30-2000, 05:36 PM
I smell sausages cooking! That's not all I smell...

; L~

"the grass is always greener"

Vagabond
03-30-2000, 06:23 PM
Hey man, you know that shoe of mine, the one with the omlette in it? You know what you could do with it?

You could put your weeeeeeeeeeeed in there!!!



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VagabondNomad on the Zone...

All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players...

BeastMaster
04-03-2000, 09:26 PM
*sigh*

Welcome back, Kitty Kat!
*hugs Kat*

Psyduck, sorry about your homework, but the only Econ I know is Spengler from Ghostbusters. That help? http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/wink.gif

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"The Beasts know much that we do not." -Ancient Jedi proverb

wizzywig
04-05-2000, 06:45 AM
Hi, Kat--

I'll respond on-topic (as opposed to the stream of consciousness/unconsciousness that precedes me):

Re: Your questions--

"What are you doing right now?" Procrastinating. Posting on the forums when I should be writing a book. (Okay, this is the last post--after this, back to the book.)

"What's your favorite food?" Anything really spicy. Seven-alarm Texas chili, no beans. Shish kebob. Jamaican jerked chicken (with habanero peppers, lime, and allspice). Szechuan anything, with plenty of fiery long red peppers and ginger.

"What's your favorite book?" No contest--THE HOBBIT + THE LORD OF THE RINGS

What's your favorite movie?" POPEYE with Robin Williams. Close runners-up: HARVEY with Jimmy Stewart and THE BISHOP'S WIFE with Cary Grant and Loretta Young. Oh, and BALL OF FIRE with Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck.

I like Tim's quote: "Will you write it down so I don't have to pay attention?" That's such a great line, it was worth getting detention.

My daughter told me one today that was spoken by her US History teacher: "My philosophy is that it is better to ask forgiveness than to ask permission." He was referring to his charge-ahead way of getting things done. Great line.

--wiz

BeastMaster
04-06-2000, 07:50 PM
What am I doing right now: Not what I'd most like to be doing. http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/wink.gif Okay, okay, I'm wasting time after my music appreciation class ended early.

My favourite food: Pepperoni Pizza. I am a connoisseur of pepperoni as some men are of fine wine. http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif

My favourite book: Books actually, it's a trilogy, Lucasfilm's Alien Chronicles The Golden One, The Crimson Claw, and The Crystal Eye. It's the sort of story I wanted to write first; a generational character-driven adventure, with truly universal themes of good and evil --with no humans in sight. Not one. The entire cast is alien.

My favourite movie: Hmm, tough one. DragonHeart (the most realistic portrayal of dragonkind that I've ever seen; but still a little naive), Godzilla (Man versus Nature and Nature, ultimately, wins), the last movie I saw (right now, Road To El Dorado, but it'll change soon).

I have a bunch of questions like this that I got from an XWA.net thread a while back, I'll post 'em later.

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"The Beasts know much that we do not." -Ancient Jedi proverb

Ikhnaton
04-06-2000, 08:01 PM
leave it to wiz to answer the letter of the post http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/wink.gif

BeastMaster
04-06-2000, 11:30 PM
Okay, I'm back.

These questions come from XWA.net, I figured, why not?

Name: BeastMaster (or Flying Beastie on XWA.net).

Living Arrangement: Hell (College residence).

What do you think about Ouija boards: Hard to post to. http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/wink.gif

Fav TV Show: Currently on the air; Star Trek Voyager. Ever; Disney's Gargoyles.

What is on your mouse pad: I need a mouse pad.

Fav Board Game: Trivial Pursuit.

Fav magazine: Star Wars Insider.

Fav Smells: Hard to say, my sense of smell is pretty weak.

Worst feeling in the world: Unrequited love.

Best feeling in the world: Being in love.

Fav Soundtrack: Babylon 5 (Fifth Season).

What is the first thing you think of in the morning: I prefer my dreams to reality.

Do you get motion sickness: Ha, ha, ha! Hell no!

Roller Coasters-scary or exciting: Boring; I prefer to be in control of my wild manoeuvres.

Pen or Pencil: Pen for writing, (razor sharp) pencil for drawing.

How many rings before you answer the phone: Up to 2.

Future son's name: Arthur.

Future daughter's name: Eriadne.

Fav food: Pepperoni pizza.

Do you get along with your parents: Usually.

Chocolate or vanilla: Strawberry.

Fav Ice Cream: I just said, strawberry.

Do you like to drive: not in heavy traffic.

Do you sleep with stuffed animals: No, I'm not into that. http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/wink.gif

Storms-cool or scary: Cool; inspiring.

First Car: XP-38 landspeeder, or a speeder bike. . .

If you could meet one person, dead or alive, who would it be: Alive.

Fav alcoholic drink: I don't drink, I have more fun things to do.

What is your zodiac sign: EXIT. Alright, alright, Libra.

Fav poet: Milton. (Paradise Lost)

Do you eat the stems of broccoli: I don't eat ANY part of broccoli.

Guys-if a girl asked for the shirt off your back... would you: Depends on the girl.

Girls-would you ask a guy for his shirt: ---

If you could have any job you wanted, what would it be: Space pilot/Storyteller.

Have you ever been in love: Still am.

What is on the walls in your room: Mold. I gotta clean one of these days. . .

Is the glass half empty or half full: *glug* completely empty.

Fav Snapple: Pure sugar. . .

Fav Movie(s): DragonHeart, Godzilla, the last movie I saw (changes constantly).

Are you righty, lefty or ambidextrous: Right-handed, but slightly ambidextrous.

Do you type with your fingers on the right keys: I'm hitting the right keys now, aren't I?

If you could be one gardening tool, what: broadsword. (Did I mention I hate gardening?)

Fav number: 12.

Dream car: X-Wing (or a Babylon 5 Starfury)

Fav sport to watch on TV: Spot the Alien (more of a game actually. . .).

Fav Book(s): Lucasfilm's Alien Chronicles.

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"The Beasts know much that we do not." -Ancient Jedi proverb

Alba Wan Kenobi
04-07-2000, 01:53 AM
i'm watching tv

fav food huh. Well I'm hispanic so guess.

fav book? I like After the First Death...Flowers for Algernon oh and...The Rock Says.

fav movie....i like alotta movies.


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"Being Jedi isn't an easy task"

Kat
04-07-2000, 02:58 AM
WoW! http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/biggrin.gif

Responses!
COOOL! http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif

What I'm doing right now, is getting ready to go out to the movies with Tim and some friends.

My Fav Book, Food and Movie: Fried Green Tomatoes! http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/biggrin.gif

BYEEEE!

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"Will you write it down so I don't have to pay attention?"-Timothy Yang Yuen Cheng

psyduck78
04-07-2000, 05:24 AM
Name: Tim Cheng(psyduck78 or sUrFeRDOOd)

Living Arrangements: House(With Family, 1 little brother, 1 little sister, mom & dad, sometimes cathy)

What Do You Think Ouija Boards: Some one always pushes it, no matter what you think.

Fav TV Show: NEthing on MTV, Gundam Wing, and Neon Genesis Evangelion.

What is on Your Mouse Pad: Iomega stuff(my mom gave it too me)

Fav Board Game: Monopoly

Fav Magazine: NEthing(dun care)

Fav Smells: Food http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif, Kat's hair

Worst Feeling in the World: Neglect.

Best Feeling in the World: Bein' in Luv http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/biggrin.gif

Fav Soundtrack: The Matrix Soundtrack

The First Thing in the Morning: Crap....school.......oh crap.......I'm late
jk http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif

Motion Sickness: Nope

Roller Coasters: Pretty cool, depends who you're riding with http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/wink.gif

Pen or Pencil: Both, for drawing and writing.

How many rings?: I really don't know/care.

Future Son's Name: Micheal
Future Daughter: Tiffany or Jenna

Fav Food: Food http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/biggrin.gif

Chocolate or Vanilla: ?(i dunno)

Do you like to drive: More or less.

Do you sleep with stuffed animals: No.....

Storms: What? In San Diego?

First Car: Toyota Camry '97

Person: Steven Spielburg

Alcohol: Dun really like alcohol that much.

Zodiac: Gemeni

Broccoli: Of course, its good for you.

Guys: Only one girl asks for that anyway, HELL YEAH.

Job: Lawyer(mayyybe), Network Consultant

Love: Yeah

Walls: Pictures(me 'n Kat, me 'n Jenny, me 'n Alex, me 'n Ben, me 'n all my friendz)

Glass: Half Full

Fav Snapple: Ewwwwwww......

Fav Movie(s): The Matrix, Saving Private Ryan

Hands?: Right

Keyboard: Yes

Garden Tool: Rake

Number: 888

Dream Car: BMW Z3 Roadster(blue)

Fav Sport: I dun watch sports, I play them.

Fav Book(s): All Quiet on the Western Front, Rainbow Six, Rape of Nanking, Tale of Two Cities.

Here come Kat's responses.


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"I think that merits a detention Mr. Cheng."- Mr. Ramierez, The Chem Teacher.

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[This message has been edited by psyduck78 (edited April 07, 2000).]

Kat
04-07-2000, 05:39 AM
Sheesh Timmy, why don't you save some space? http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif
Name: Kat, Catsy, deXgurl
Living Arrangements: Home Sweeeeeet Home(one sister, mum & daddy)
Ouija Boards: I push it http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/redface.gif
Fav TV Show: Friends, Dawson's Creek
Mousepad: Hello Kitty! http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif
Fav Board Game: Monopoly(I alwayz win, I'm the queen of monopoly)
Fav Magazine(s): Cozmo, Time
Smells: Coffee, Tim's Cologne, Tim's Pillow, My pillow http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif
Worst Feeling in the World: Betrayal of trust.
Best Feeling in World: Being held, loved and cared about.
Fav Soundtrack: I don't have one. Sorry http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif
First Thang in the Morning: Rise and SHINE! http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif
Motion Sickness: Nope
Roller Coasters: Alwayz fun http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/biggrin.gif
Pen or Pencil: Both; anything
Rings: 2 rings
Future Son's Name: Zach, or Nick
" Daughter's Name: Ashley
Fav Food: Mexican Food.
Do you Get Along with your parents: Yup.
Chocolate or Vanilla: Both
Fav ICe Cream: Something creative~
Drive: YAH! In Tim's Car. http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif
Stuffed Animals: Yup; I do when we have picnics with friends, cuz all my friends are big stuffed animals! http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif
First Car: Just got my license. http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/redface.gif
One Person: My Grandfather.
Alcohol: Sorry, hate alcohol.
Zodiac: Gemeni
Fav Poet: Will Shakespeare.
Broccoli: Its GOOD! http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif
Girls- I do, sometimes........
Job: Kindergarden Teacher http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif
Love: I'm way down there.
Walls: Pictures, posters.
Glass: Half Full
Fav Snapple: The Best Schtuff' on Eoith http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif
Fav Movies: Here on Earth, American Pie, Anything Disney! http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/biggrin.gif
Hands: Right
Keyboard: Kinda..... http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/wink.gif
Gardening Tools: I dunno.
Fav Number: 13
Dream Car: Haven't thought about that one.
Fav Sport: I play sports more than I watch them.
Fav Book(s): Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, A Tale of Two Cities, Anna Karenia, American History, Black Boy, and any Berenstien Bears Books http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/biggrin.gif


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"Will you write it down so I don't have to pay attention?"-Timothy Yang Yuen Cheng

wizzywig
04-07-2000, 05:39 AM
BeastMaster--

My favourite food: Pepperoni Pizza. I am a connoisseur of pepperoni as some men are of fine wine.

I don't know that I'm a connoisseur of pepperoni (you spelled connoisseur correctly--I'm impressed! I can never do that without help from my spellchecker), but I know what I like. And it seems like the kind of pepperoni I like is getting hard to find nowadays.

It seems like it's hard to get pepperoni that's as spicy-hot as it routinely used to be years ago. It's like the big pizza makers all decided to dumb pepperoni down for popular tastes and make it milder.

To me, a great pepperoni should not make a big puddle of grease when heated (a little red pepperoni grease is normal, but some pepperoni they make these days is ridiculously greasy, and it shrivels down to nothing when cooked). A great pepperoni should be peppery hot but also sweet, with a strong hint of sweet fennel to counterbalance the red pepper.

I had pizza tonight that was made by a little independent pizzeria, not one of the big chains, and the pepperoni was unbelievable, hot and sweet just like I remember it, and sliced rather thicker than what you usually see. Fantastic!

I'm curious to know what a connoisseur would consider to be a great pepperoni.

--wiz

Kat
04-09-2000, 04:33 AM
You people aren't high on LIFE are you?

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"Will you write it down so I don't have to pay attention?"-Timothy Yang Yuen Cheng

BeastMaster
04-13-2000, 08:05 PM
There's a pizzeria downtown (Kingston, Ontario, Canada, Earth, Sol System http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/wink.gif ) that has awesome pepperoni.

You can see little grains of pepper and spices in it, and the edges are curled up and just blackened a little so that you can grip them to pull them off the pizza and eat them first. http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif

Actually, I also love seafood, but I rarely get a chance to eat it. (The only half-decent seafood restaurant is outside of bus range.)

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"The Beasts know much that we do not." -Ancient Jedi proverb

wizzywig
04-14-2000, 05:52 AM
Seems like the little non-chain pizzerias tend to serve pizza (and pepperoni) with more character and distinction than the big chains.

--w

BeastMaster
04-17-2000, 08:28 PM
Of course.

The larger chains are all standardized; they use the same ingredients (bought in bulk and distributed to each outlet) in standardized proportions.

The smaller places have individual variation. Plus power's in the hands of fewer people, meaning that the pizza chef isn't trying to please a committee.

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"The Beasts know much that we do not." -Ancient Jedi proverb

Zoom Rabbit
04-18-2000, 09:41 AM
Hi, Kat! http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/biggrin.gif I'd be delighted to respond...

What am I doing now?Relaxing after a long day's work. After this, some teevee, then bed.

Favorite food? Strangely, my food tastes vary so widely that I don't really have a sound favorite. I'm a professional cook; for me, food is more of a way of life than something to simply enjoy. It should be noted that I once ate an entire cherry cheesecake, and could probably do so again.

Favorite book? I come awfully close to agreeing with Wiz on this, but I'll have to go with Eon by Greg Bear and its sequel, Eternity. They just blew my mind that much...

Favorite movie? Now this is a tough consideration! Ultimately, I'll have to go with Strange Days, but I have to mention Highlander and Star Wars (duh!) just to be fair.

Bonus questions:

Favorite spaceship? The A-wing starfighter is my choice to fly (virtually speaking, that is), but the Voyager gets top billing for class. If I were Emperor of All Space, Voyager would be my yacht.

Favorite sword? Rapier. Although I am a dedicated katana owner, I must bow to the rapier's superior speed and reach. I can deliver a rapier's point much faster than a katana's edge, and that's what it's all about...

Favorite role models? Joan of Arc (
Jeanne D'Arc, as she was actually known,) Benjamin Franklin, Pee-Wee Herman.

Dream career? Japanese sex symbol.

So what's your favorite sword?

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"The entire universe is simply the fractal chaos boundary between intersecting domains of high and low energy."

Jedi_Cracken
04-19-2000, 12:51 AM
k.... can someone post a pic of a rapier and a katana? I'm curious..... anyways..... here I GGOOOO!!!!

*Name: Jedi_Cracken (or Cmdr. Cracken on XWA.net).
*Living Arrangement: With prison mates! (no, I live with my parents, 1 sister, and a dog.)
*What do you think about Ouija boards: rheeeallly stupid
*Fav TV Show: Dragonball Z, Gundam Wing, anything anime.
*What is on your mouse pad: Green, and lots of it.(the color
*Fav Board Game: Chess.
*Fav magazine: PCGamer.
*Fav Smells: Take out chinese, pizza, and girls w/o perfume. perfume stinky. http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/tongue.gif
*Worst feeling in the world: Lonelyness..
*Best feeling in the world: Being in love.
*Fav Soundtrack: Star Wars, and the Final Fantasy Soundtracks.
*What is the first thing you think of in the morning: alarm....off.....homework...incomplete... studyhall.....no.... screwed....
*Do you get motion sickness: somewhat... very minor.
*Roller Coasters-scary or exciting: Badass
*Pen or Pencil: Fine point pens
*How many rings before you answer the phone: 2.
*Future son's name: Joshua (If I have childen)
*Future daughter's name: Alishia (If I have children).
*Fav food: Take-out Chinese, pizza, Italian, and sandwiches.
*Do you get along with your parents: 95% of the time.
*Chocolate or vanilla: Strawberry.
*Fav Ice Cream: I just said, strawberry.
*Do you like to drive: Since I can't drive untill this summer, I'd say it looks pretty fun.
*Do you sleep with stuffed animals: No, I'm not into that.
*Storms-cool or scary: Cool; 'specially the Lightning ones. Those kick ass.
*First Car: hopefully 4 wheels and a frame, anything more is extra.
*If you could meet one person, dead or alive, who would it be: Einstien.
*Fav alcoholic drink: I don't drink, I have more fun things to do.
*What is your zodiac sign: Cancer (or Rat, by the Chinese Zodiac)
*Fav poet: None.
*Do you eat the stems of broccoli: OF COURSE!! BROCCOLI KILLS/CURBS CANCER!!!
*Guys-if a girl asked for the shirt off your back... would you: Depends on the girl.
*If you could have any job you wanted, what would it be: Space pilot or a computer programer
*Have you ever been in love: Still waiting.
*What is on the walls in your room: Wallpaper/Paint/Posters/Drawing of a 15th century ship
*Is the glass half empty or half full: half full.
*Fav Snapple: DOWN WITH SNAPPLE!!! LONG LVE ROOT BEER!!
*Fav Movie(s): All teh Star Wars, The Matrix, Saving Private Ryan, ID4, Aliens, and many more...
*Are you righty, lefty or ambidextrous: Right-handed.
*Do you type with your fingers on the right keys: Depends if I feel like spelling correctly. not lik naou, c'use eye'm not.
*If you could be one gardening tool, what: Lightsaber.
*Fav number: 69.
*Dream car: 2000(or recent model) Pontiac Firebird.
*Fav sport to watch on TV: Baseball, Football, any type of auto-racing.
*Fav Book(s): Star Wars Novels, Michel Critons works.

BONUS
*Favorite spaceship? The Super Star Destroyer Executor, Lord Vader's Flag Ship.
*Favorite sword? Lightsaber. http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/biggrin.gif
*Favorite role models? none. not to be egotistical, but I;m my role model, I mean, I do everything I'd do, right?
*Dream career? Gundam pilot or a Jedi.

edit:I type too damned fast! so many errors!

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I am one with the force..........

[This message has been edited by Jedi_Cracken (edited April 18, 2000).]

Ki-Adi-Mundi
04-19-2000, 02:09 AM
I saw the post about swords and had to reply... Id have to say either the Nodachi or Katana. As long as they are made Damascus style. All you would have to do is swing hard at the rapier and it would break. Fight over.
The nodachi's superior reach it's definatly worth it's weight.
The Katana, well, it's just an overall good sword, good speed and good reach.

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A Jedi feels the Force running through him.

psyduck78
04-19-2000, 04:58 AM
I'm a fencer,

so I like the rapier, its got a good reach, speed and it requires more skill to handle rather than just brute force.

wizzywig
04-19-2000, 06:11 AM
Originally posted by Zoom Rabbit:

Favorite book? I come awfully close to agreeing with Wiz on this, but I'll have to go with Eon by Greg Bear and its sequel, Eternity. They just blew my mind that much...


I've got a bunch of Greg Bear on my shelf that I've never read (the ones you mentioned, plus MOVING MARS, THE FORGE OF GOD, etc.); guess I'd better take 'em down and read.


Favorite role models? Joan of Arc (
Jeanne D'Arc, as she was actually known,) Benjamin Franklin, Pee-Wee Herman.


Hey, watch it! You do any of that Pee-Wee stuff around here and you can go find yourself another forum!

--wiz

Zoom Rabbit
04-19-2000, 07:48 AM
You're in for a treat with the Greg Bear, Wiz. I've never seen anyone work on the kind of scale he does...

As for Pee-Wee; "Eeek--it's a snake!" 'Nuff said. http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/wink.gif

Ahhhhhhhhhhh...rapier versus katana. Pardon, but this is a subject I've seen debated fluidly at Sword Forum Magazine. Just for general information, a rapier is a thin-bladed sword designed mainly to be used for the point (like those used by the three Musketeers,) while a katana is simply the Japanese word for a Samurai sword--a nodachi being a slightly longer (and yes, heavier) version.

Greetings Adi-Ki-Mundi. http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/biggrin.gif While I, too, enjoy the intricacies and subtlety of the katana (which, by the way, are based on good balance and short turning radius rather than 'brute force'), I feel compelled to explain that it is the rapier's superior reach which earns it my vote. Forgive, but the Jedi who underestimates the reach of a fencer's lunge will soon feel the enemy's sword running through him! As for cutting a rapier blade, bear in mind that some rapiers are quite heavy (I have a Solingen piece which would stop just about any blow), and you aren't going to get a good, clean whack at one in combat. A glancing blow would be the best you could hope from the angle of attack in which a rapier works. If the fencer is stupid enough to get close in, then a katana will cut him in half...but if he stays out where his point attack is an advantage, he should retain the upper ground.

While we're at it, I would like to note that a lightsaber would be a particularly stupid idea for a weapon. There would be no mass in a blade made of laser energy. As a swordsman, I should point out how important the blade's weight is for control; without it, the hand has no way to 'know' where the blade is. I had a wakizashi once (a short version of a Samurai sword) that was perfectly balanced so that the blade seemed weightless, and it was very dangerous to use. I almost cut myself a few times before I finally adapted the handle to rebalance the thing. With a lightsaber, which cuts instantly (and from any angle!), there would be absolutely no room for error. Any Jedi who survived his training would have to be a master indeed!

Whew. Sorry about all this sword-talk, Kat. I didn't mean to hijack your thread...! http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/wink.gif Do you like to play with knives?

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"The entire universe is simply the fractal chaos boundary between intersecting domains of high and low energy."

[This message has been edited by Zoom Rabbit (edited April 19, 2000).]

Ki-Adi-Mundi
04-19-2000, 12:52 PM
good point with the rapier Zoom... I also think it depends mostly on the level of skill. All i really know are the Tai Chi forms for the katana. Sad but true, i would get my a$$ kicked in a real fight. But I still hold true, the elegance and style of Katana fighting is unrivaled in my opinion.
I think a rapier might have the upper hand from it's speed, but since I love the katana so much, I am biased.

I also agree that a lightsaber would be the hardest sword to weild. Balance on a blade is essential in fighting. There's no argument there. But i still want one and I would play with it all the time... just really carefully. You can't get much cooler than a blade of energy.

by the way, have you ever played the game bushido blade, or Bushido Blade 2. I love those games, got them both when they came out. But i'm a huge Square fan, so i loved them even though they had flaws.

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A Jedi feels the Force running through him.

[This message has been edited by Ki-Adi-Mundi (edited April 19, 2000).]

Zoom Rabbit
04-20-2000, 05:24 AM
Hey, all of my martial arts instruction was at the 'Highlander' school of fencing... They say the most dangerous warrior of all in the melee is the one who has no clue what he's supposed to be doing. I'd say that makes me pretty dangerous. http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/wink.gif

I tried the Nintendo 64 game Dark Rift once, where some of the characters wield swords, but I found it more an experience in button-pushing than swordsmanship. I'm more a fan of starfighter simulations like Rogue Squadron or X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter, which are more suited to the computer to begin with. For swordplay, I have an old bicycle frame hanging from a tree in the back yard which makes a good sparring partner.

I used to make my friends spar with me when they came over, but they soon figured out it was best just to say no. Harumph. http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/frown.gif

<font size=1>Now where has Kat gone...? I think we scared here away with the sword talk. Here kitty--!</font>

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Ikhnaton
04-20-2000, 01:04 PM
Lovin' life because this is my 500th post http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif Now when Trinity gets around to doing the update, I get a star by my name http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif

BeastMaster
04-20-2000, 04:55 PM
Hey, Crackhead! I didn't know you visited these boards, welcome from the Flying Beastie. (BTW, you stole some of my answers. http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/tongue.gif )

Fave Starship: Easy, the WhiteStar from Babylon 5. I'm into spacecraft like some guys are into cars, and nothing matches the WhiteStar's curves; she's just gorgeous.

Fave Sword: Tie between a rapier (I'm a Musketeer wannabe) and a two-handed broadsword (like the Master Sword in Zelda 64). Between the two of them, I'd be deadly.

Fave Role Model: Tie between Qui-gon Jinn and Commander "Chuckles" Chakotay (from Star Trek Voyager).

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Jedi_Cracken
04-20-2000, 10:01 PM
Your answers where my answers. Why bother to change them?

Hey IKE! s'up man? never knew you hung around here! kewl!

Ikhnaton
04-21-2000, 03:15 AM
crackhead, me been here long time http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif this is where I met the illustrious Trinity http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/biggrin.gif

Zoom Rabbit
04-21-2000, 06:43 AM
These Star Wars game bulletin boards are a still a pretty narrow corner here in cyberspace... http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/wink.gif

Good evening, gents. If I don't see you at XWA, I'll see you at RS.Net...

http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/biggrin.gif (I like this new 'cheesy grin' icon.)

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Lord_Maul
04-24-2000, 04:15 PM
Welcome Back

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lightbulba
04-24-2000, 09:17 PM
what do you think about oija boards: a nice person at heart.

best feeling in the world: knowing i'll never get pregnant.

worst feeling in the world: knowing you.

what is the first thing you think of in the morning: tofu hot dogs.

pen or pencil: i prefer a dirty stick.

future son's name: chadrick.

future daughter's name: colin.

favorite food: currently, tofu hot dogs.

have you ever been in love: this is the bile duct of the person who last asked me that.

what is on the walls of your room: taxidermist heads. why?

favorite number: 27.

favorite books: the lord of the rings, the hobbit, and the amphigorey series by edward gorey.

is there something else you'd like to tell us: hell no. go away.
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Zoom Rabbit
04-25-2000, 05:56 AM
Ah. Amphigorey. This explains much...

All fear the Insect God!!!

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Hile Tr0y
04-26-2000, 12:31 AM
Name: Hile Tr0y.

Living Arrangement: Sponging off of parents http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/wink.gif.

What do you think about Ouija boards: They don't make good dance partners, but they're great listeners.

Fav TV Show: The X-Files, of course.

What is on your mouse pad: Dust. Lots of dust.

Fav Board Game: Come to think of it, I haven't played a board game in a couple years. Oh, well; Stratego.

Fav magazine: Huh?

Fav Smells: Chocolate & pizza. Mmmmm...

Worst feeling in the world: Losing at Starsiege Tribes.

Best feeling in the world: Winning at Starsiege Tribes. (See a pattern?)

Fav Soundtrack: The Matrix.

What is the first thing you think of in the morning: Damn, that alarm's loud.

Do you get motion sickness: Nope.

Roller Coasters-scary or exciting: I haven't been on one for a while, but they're okay, I guess.

Pen or Pencil: A nice 0.7 Dr. Grip pencil.

How many rings before you answer the phone: 2. After 2 rings, the Caller ID kicks in.

Future son's name: Eric. I love that name!

Future daughter's name: Elizabeth.

Fav food: Cheese pizza. Mmmm...

Do you get along with your parents: Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha! No.

Chocolate or vanilla: Swirl, with the emphasis on chocolate.

Fav Ice Cream: Cookie Dough.

Do you like to drive: I'm too young to drive, except in Midtown Madness (anyone else have that game?)

Do you sleep with stuffed animals: No.

Storms-cool or scary: Cool, unless the lightning is 3 feet in front of me.

First Car: I'm too young to drive.

If you could meet one person, dead or alive, who would it be: Not sure.

Fav alcoholic drink: I'm too young to drink (yeah, I know that doesn't matter to some people...

What is your zodiac sign: STOP. Actually, Aquarius.

Fav poet: Huh?

Do you eat the stems of broccoli: I don't eat ANY part of broccoli.

Guys-if a girl asked for the shirt off your back... would you: Only if she did the same http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/wink.gif.

Girls-would you ask a guy for his shirt: N/A.

If you could have any job you wanted, what would it be: Game tester.

Have you ever been in love: Huh? I thought I was still at the "dumb infatuation" age.

What is on the walls in your room: A 3' x 4' Sephiroth poster.

Is the glass half empty or half full: Depends on what's in it (how's that for philosophy?).

Fav Snapple: Huh?

Fav Movie(s): The Matrix.

Are you righty, lefty or ambidextrous: Right-handed.

Do you type with your fingers on the right keys: Nope. I can still type pretty quickly and acirately\ http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/wink.gif, though.

If you could be one gardening tool, what:

Fav number: 9. Better yet, how about 99 or 999.

Dream car: A Russian tank. Say goodbye to red lights...

Fav sport to watch on TV: I don't watch sports.

Fav Book(s): The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever (1 and 2).

Just a response,
Hile Tr0y

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Kat
04-26-2000, 04:48 AM
Honestly!

Don't you people think the best feeling in the world is loving that special someone that loves you?!

http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/smile.gif
JUST A THOUGHT http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/biggrin.gif

Byeee!

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Zoom Rabbit
04-26-2000, 09:20 AM
Kitty-Kat! http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/biggrin.gif

We all think that's tops. We just didn't say so. http://www.jediknight.net/mboard/wink.gif

<font size=1>Zooooom--!</font>

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