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Old 02-21-2012, 11:44 PM   #241
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not having a contract cell phone is really screwing with my nerves right now. getting in touch with specific people is hard without one. needing assistance printing a paper for a stupid class tomorrow, and other ****, but can't get in contact without a ****ing cell phone. god dammit.


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Old 02-22-2012, 10:23 AM   #242
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Old 02-22-2012, 04:24 PM   #243
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Some math nerds have calculated how much it might cost to build the Death Star, the Star Wars saga's iconic superweapon. Mind you, this is just the cost of the materials, and doesn't factor in research and labor.

http://www.centives.net/S/2012/how-m...he-death-star/


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Old 02-22-2012, 04:53 PM   #244
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did well on a quiz and exam today. going in to work an hour late.


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Old 02-22-2012, 05:01 PM   #245
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Then I'll take two! One in British Racing Green, the other in Ferrari Red!

With the overtime I put in this weekend... and a little leverage on my credit cards... I should be able to swing it!



Oh... And by the way: I'm tired. All work and no play makes ed... uh... *YAWN*... er... ZzzzzzzZZZzzzzz...


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Old 02-22-2012, 10:41 PM   #246
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that's why i choose part time...i am so grateful to God that i got a great deal on a place.


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Old 02-23-2012, 12:56 AM   #247
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You know, I'm not greedy. I think I could live with just having one death star.
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Old 02-23-2012, 02:52 PM   #248
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Old 02-23-2012, 03:48 PM   #249
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I want A Death Star.

No, scratch that, I want an X-Wing

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Old 02-23-2012, 07:24 PM   #250
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Bowling win for me last night: I made the 4-7-10 split for the first time in my memory, perhaps for the first time in my life. I've made the 6-7-10 before (remember, I made the 6-7 to take $20 from my brother), but never the mirror leave until last night (I think).


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Old 02-23-2012, 08:09 PM   #251
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Actually... a Super Star Destroyer of my own would be EPIC!!!

http://starwars.lego.com/en-us/Products/10221.aspx

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Old 02-24-2012, 09:38 AM   #252
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Old 02-24-2012, 11:13 PM   #253
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I was looking at all the CDs in the local library, found one in the "international" section that had a bunch of traditional African music. The album title was so full of win

"In the 7th moon, the chief turned into a swimming fish and ate the head of his enemy by magic"


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Old 02-25-2012, 09:31 AM   #254
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I bought a couple of the Pathfinder RPG (essentially, D&D 3.75...) books the other day.

Very nice! A lot of rules to read and memorize, though. I think I'll keep the game I'm running, an OD&D (B/X, BECMI, and AD&D) hybrid game for the time being... until I can familiarize myself with the new rules.

I guess I'm a role-player again...


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Old 02-26-2012, 12:10 AM   #255
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I have heard good things about pathfinder. never used it myself.

Last session our group went up against a bunch of iron golem like constructs... my cleric was practically useless, except as a support role for healing and breaking enchantment of a party member that got petrified


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Old 02-26-2012, 02:17 PM   #256
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st patricks day parade in 2 weeks!!! hopefully i get income tax refund by then, i want to have fun.


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Old 02-26-2012, 06:47 PM   #257
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I have heard good things about pathfinder. never used it myself.
It's very high quality and super high production-value stuff.

Plus: you only need the one main rule book to play, and the one main book plus a monster manual if you DM.

I'll probably spring for a few of the other optional books at some point... or just get them as PDFs, which are much cheaper.

And ALL of the game rules are available to see online for free at any time.

http://paizo.com/pathfinderRPG/prd/
http://www.d20pfsrd.com/

I think that's VERY cool!

It seemed like a far cheaper and easier way through the door than the various WoTC options I found... which involved at least 3 hardcovers (and more, if you go for all 3 available PHBs, DMGs, MMs...) an online subscription, or several "Essentials" box sets... AND an online subscription. For a game I hear I probably wouldn't recognize much from my days of tabletop gaming.

Play-wise, I understand that PFRPG is a tweaked version of the 3.5 ruleset... so if you weren't a fan of that, you may not like this. They have sorted many of the balancing issues, and beefed up the low-level character stats to give more of a fighting chance to beginners... but it's still something I'd recognize and be able to run a game without having to wrap my mind around all-new rules.

I'd still like to give 4e a try some time... but only if I can ever get it cheaper than investing several hundreds of dollars at once in hardcover books just to get started.

Maybe when 5e hits, I'll look into some of the 4e books on clearance.


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Old 02-26-2012, 11:21 PM   #258
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4E is nothing more then getting WoW players interested in D&D. Every race, and class gets spell like powers they can use. Rather wait for what POS they come out when they do 5.0 which they have recently announced

well, if you look you can find all the 3.5 books online, and download them. It would be illegal to say where tho.

The online SRD and hypertext is quite awesome.

Tho i have to say Ptolus is incredible if you want to do a more urban campaign and want a lot of resources to use. I played a few sessions of it with my old gaming group and with that amount of resources at my disposal I was really tempted to run my own D&D games


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Old 02-27-2012, 09:57 AM   #259
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having a mid term paper this week for college writing....stuff that changed my life or whatever, its cause and effect...i did my 1st draft as military, but im going to scratch it next class and make it about alcohol, cause that kinda did change my life more than anything else.


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A perfect opportunity to use The Simpsons quote: "Alcohol - the cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems."
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Old 02-27-2012, 05:22 PM   #261
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reminds me, Curling season is ending that means i buy a bottle of single malt scotch. I am the orginizer for the La Crosse Curling clubs bonspeil (tournament). We have 20 teams, attending, that means 80 curlers coming this weekend. Just working the rosters and draw sheets now


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K_K, I guess I might be in your position if I ever became my local bowling association's manager, but seeing his stress level in dealing with certain people, I'm not sure I want the job.


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Old 02-28-2012, 09:47 AM   #263
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Any job where you have to be in charge of other people sounds terrible to me.
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Old 02-28-2012, 11:20 AM   #264
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one of my coworkers was fired yesterday, no coverage in photo. not it!


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Old 02-28-2012, 11:31 AM   #265
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Keyan, he likes the people on the board...I was talking about some people from outside the association.


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Curlers are a different type. Most often when they come to a bonspiel they want to drink and have fun. Sometimes it helps being a non-profit

For an entry fee of $50 ($200 per a team) you get 5 meals, unlimited beer, maybe some booze and at least 3 games of curling. Not many people would complain about that. Of course the club is more then happy to break even on any event.

The Convenience store chain that has it's HQ in La Crosse is already donating 60 Glazers and 10 gallons of OJ. One of the bars has offered free drink tickets, and another a "by one get one free" on drinks.

Most of my work for the event is the planning before, getting awards, reservations, and buying up food and snacks. The rest is rather easy in comparison


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i need alcohol so ****ing bad right now.


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With 10 gallons of OJ, how many bottles of Vodka do i need?


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If your doing 50/50 mixes, then 10 gallons of Vodka.

I guess. I have no idea.... :/

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Somewhere, some Ph.D student is studying that very problem.
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5-6 bottles should be plenty, unless you mix them really strong.

just got 1st season of justified from the library.


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It's snowing here! Wow!

I doubt it will amount to anything, though.

I'm taking the day off tomorrow. Just because I can and I really need it... not because of the snow. But a snow day would be awesome, since I could get it off guilt (and reporting it) free! That would be sweet...


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typical screwdriver is 1 part Vodka with 2 parts OJ. 10 bottles of Vodka would be appropriate if it was all screwdrivers

But then that is 800 drinks, and even 80 curlers would be hard pressed to drink that many screwdrivers


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Happy birthday Keyan, you could be 37 like me instead.


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Or 41... quickly approaching... The Ultimate Answer!



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haha edlib, 41? that's like being 21 twice!


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Funny.



I did almost nothing yesterday but nap between loads of laundry. It felt great!

It's funny, because a couple of years ago I would have been bitching about spending my only day off all week doing that... but now...

Life has been a bit too busy lately. A nice, boring, tedious day was exactly what I needed for a change.

Oh look... there's snow on the ground outside! It's March... and winter has finally arrived!



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walked to the bar last night...2 miles. had a few drinks. it was boring! went to another bar, same thing...


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I received a personalized, Star Wars-themed cooking apron for my birthday. I...just don't know what to think about that.
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