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by Deva
Fri Aug 25, 2017 4:36 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Use of mythological referents
Replies: 37
Views: 10930

Re: Use of mythological referents

Votes to drop it. Did not know of Sisyphus or Sisyphean tasks in middle school. Seeks accessible language. Shifts the focus towards new vocabulary, not scientific concepts.
by Deva
Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:22 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Starbirds Energy Games
Replies: 56
Views: 4051

Re: Starbirds Energy Games

Raises a few eyebrows. Suspects something fishy done to them. Finds six takers, though. Thanks you for the free coffee. Receives a free Starbagel from a grateful person too. Adds substance to the small reservoir of coffee in front of you. Prize Num Prize Worth 25 Starbirds Hair Ornament 0.15 26 Sta...
by Deva
Thu Aug 24, 2017 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Starbirds Energy Games
Replies: 56
Views: 4051

Re: Starbirds Energy Games

Sold thirty-nine Ravens (numbers 1-39) and twenty-four Birds of Paradise (numbers 1-24) to tired people. Heard someone wake up more due to finding a Silver Starbirds Logo on a Raven. Murmured about a few less common prizes as well, but nothing too notable. Remaining Ravens: 761 Remaining Birds of Pa...
by Deva
Thu Aug 24, 2017 6:39 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of
Replies: 760
Views: 286565

Re: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of

Stoker? Based it off this: Having watched the terrible decline in many areas of movie making over the past 20 years, i think 'Stoker' is a clear example of a movie that is all style and little else. Chan-Wook Park seems to be idolized by the chosen few who seem to think his movies are pure art. Quit...
by Deva
Thu Aug 24, 2017 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Starbirds Energy Games
Replies: 56
Views: 4051

Starbirds Energy Games

Starbirds Logo.png Entered your local Starbirds, like every other morning. Noticed posters for a new promotion: the Starbirds Energy Games. Stuck peel-off stickers onto every cup of coffee. Promised a prize on every one. Hid better items on Birds of Paradise (specialty coffee) than on Ravens (black...
by Deva
Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:05 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1940
Views: 557798

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

by Deva
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9208909

Re: Thoughts for ships

Possibly true, given a sufficiently blasphemous interpretation of quantum physics.
by Deva
Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9208909

Re: Thoughts for ships

Labeled it as the functional cargo room (Zarya Module). Functions primarily as storage and propulsion now. May have stuffed some cylinders in bags with "ZERO G ONLY". Notes "Brine Only" written on one cylinder. Watched this too. Skip to 47:00 for this module. Stored food in the b...
by Deva
Mon Aug 14, 2017 3:09 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32839
Views: 2605321

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Refrigerator Mafia At BoomFrog: Reread Peaceful Whale’s distinct apple mention. Brought grapefruit to mind. _________ Non-killing aspect: Correct. Smashed or tampered with their Tamagotchas. Thought of lighter themes because of what you said. Creates more variety too. Tied vote discussion: Meta Thre...
by Deva
Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1742838

Re: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)

Learned about Nicholas Winton. Evacuated 669 children from Czechoslovakia one day prior to World War 2. Met some again, fifty years later, as part of a television show.
by Deva
Wed Aug 02, 2017 12:03 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32839
Views: 2605321

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

BoomFrog wrote:X-Men
Spoiler:
*Record breaking for balanced games. I did play a game that ended at the beginning of D1 after a pregame power buying session.

X-Men Mafia
Spoiler:
Refers to Designer Mafia, presumably, for those interested.
by Deva
Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8671
Views: 1826895

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

by Deva
Sat Jul 29, 2017 5:23 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32839
Views: 2605321

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

X-Men Mafia Would have done what you did. Ruined nothing, in this case. Revealed purely public information. Stated your intentions clearly for future infractions. Feels sufficient. Added the important bit of not caring whether it was real or fake too. Appears new to the forums (or at least to po...
by Deva
Sat Jul 29, 2017 1:55 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Gaming fleeting thoughts
Replies: 707
Views: 153393

Re: Gaming fleeting thoughts

Tried out Starpoint Gemini 2. Destroyed the first or second ship. Hit "Collect All" near its wreckage. Mentioned contraband items among the spoils. Received an alert almost immediately. Discovered contraband items onboard. Lost five reputation points for complying (versus ten for refusing ...
by Deva
Wed Jul 19, 2017 4:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3405
Views: 780140

Re: Sleep-time holodeck experiences

Attended a family reunion. Became tired. Lay down next to a couch. (Remained awake in the dream still.) Attracted a long-haired Dalmatian with the same plan. Overheard a relative talking. Described the scene as cute. Exchanged the dog for a cat at some point. (Woke up twice during this. Suspects aro...
by Deva
Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:52 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32839
Views: 2605321

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Investigated win condition discussion, out of curiosity. Appeared as an official rule with Weird Voting Mafia (December 2012). Added it mid-game. Implied it before that game, however. Spread quickly, probably due to copy/paste. Included it in Community Paintball Wars (December 2012), Overturn to Rid...
by Deva
Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:19 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32839
Views: 2605321

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Game in question: Back to the Future Mafia (2014) Post quote: I also pre-commit to tell people as soon as possible (i.e. first post of the day) when I'm culted so that way I can be vig'd or NK'd by the mafia in 1885 (after all, if you're mafia in 1885 you're probably town in 1985 and don't want a cu...
by Deva
Sat Jul 08, 2017 8:26 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Cute Cats :3
Replies: 331
Views: 117651

Re: Cute Cats :3

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by Deva
Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:49 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Why do kids in school dread math?
Replies: 40
Views: 11221

Re: Why do kids in school dread math?

Aims pre-kindergarten classes at children aged four to five years old.
by Deva
Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9208909

Re: Thoughts for ships

Went with "Snakes in Jordan" without quotation marks in a normal Google search. Displayed six images at the top.
by Deva
Thu Jun 22, 2017 5:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9208909

Re: Thoughts for ships

Perhaps a Palestine Viper?

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by Deva
Thu Jun 22, 2017 4:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The "I can't find a particular XKCD comic" thread
Replies: 162
Views: 148650

Re: The "I can't find a particular XKCD comic" thread

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by Deva
Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:41 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ice Cream Factory
Replies: 69
Views: 6433

Re: Ice Cream Factory

And a guest. Could take a player. (Does not affect flavor.)
by Deva
Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:45 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ice Cream Factory
Replies: 69
Views: 6433

Re: Ice Cream Factory

Sold the remaining fifty-eight orbs to Christopher Rusakov. Opened orb number 943. Revealed a Frozen Ticket because of course. Frozin Tickat.png Waved it about with erratic motions and large grin. Turned quickly from person to person to show it. Withdrew upon crossing a threshold of "too many p...
by Deva
Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ice Cream Factory
Replies: 69
Views: 6433

Re: Ice Cream Factory

Code: Select all

        942      Snowshoe Keychain   0.40

Ends at $358.23.

Remaining prizes: 58
Remaining Frozen Tickets: 1
by Deva
Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:41 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ice Cream Factory
Replies: 69
Views: 6433

Re: Ice Cream Factory

Sold twenty-seven orbs (numbers 915-941) to "Wilk". (Did you expect everyone to announce their full name?) Slipped off to a corner. Opened each orb slowly. Barely reacted, despite an incredible three rare prizes. Includes one you do not recall seeing. (Depleted that particular prize.) Tota...
by Deva
Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:23 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ice Cream Factory
Replies: 69
Views: 6433

Re: Ice Cream Factory

Code: Select all

        914          Snowshoe Coin   0.10

Increases to $357.83.

Remaining prizes: 86
Remaining Frozen Tickets: 1
by Deva
Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:11 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ice Cream Factory
Replies: 69
Views: 6433

Re: Ice Cream Factory

Sold forty-six orbs (numbers 868-913) to Art Snailworth. Analyzed each orb. Measured their height and weight. Tested the smoothness of their opening and closing. Paid particular attention to a rare prize. Total worth: $80.18.

Remaining prizes: 87
Remaining Frozen Tickets: 1
by Deva
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:02 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ice Cream Factory
Replies: 69
Views: 6433

Re: Ice Cream Factory

Sold forty-nine orbs (numbers 819-867) to Parv Plum. Brought them home. Opened them in privacy. Heard no reports of the last Frozen Ticket. Total worth: $138.13.

Remaining prizes: 133
Remaining Frozen Tickets: 1
by Deva
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ice Cream Factory
Replies: 69
Views: 6433

Re: Ice Cream Factory

Remaining prizes: 182 Remaining Frozen Tickets: 1 Investigated reselling and chain-buying (mostly for fun). Ran 10000 simulations. Started at Orb 1 with $50. Sold everything, including Frozen Tickets. Bought all one thousand orbs in 7397 games. Averaged 102.35 orbs in the other 2603 games. Averaged...
by Deva
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:10 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ice Cream Factory
Replies: 69
Views: 6433

Re: Ice Cream Factory

Code: Select all

Prize Num.                  Prize  Worth
        818           Arctic Water   0.01

Bumps you up to $357.73. Leaves you with $2.
by Deva
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ice Cream Factory
Replies: 69
Views: 6433

Re: Ice Cream Factory

Correct. Functions as a score. Nothing more (in this game).
by Deva
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ice Cream Factory
Replies: 69
Views: 6433

Re: Ice Cream Factory

Spent fifty dollars already. Opted not to permit reselling this game also. (Thought of that just before beginning. Set values already. Worried about chain-buying, given the number and price of rare prizes. Considered a selling delay of several days. Preferred to keep it simple for now.)
by Deva
Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:16 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ice Cream Factory
Replies: 69
Views: 6433

Re: Ice Cream Factory

Sold sixty-five orbs (numbers 719-783) to Miranda Halber. Eyed the time while opening them. Maintained silence until orb 773. Frozen Ticket.png Squealed with delight. Read the ticket intently. Flipped through a planner. Reserved space. Total worth: $364.39. Sold thirty-four orbs (numbers 784-817) to...
by Deva
Thu Jun 15, 2017 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ice Cream Factory
Replies: 69
Views: 6433

Re: Ice Cream Factory

Sold twenty-six orbs (numbers 693-718) to James Osvan. Opened all of them. Placed coupons in individual plastic sleeves. Stored other prizes in plastic containers. Handled the rare prize with particular care. Total worth: $61.54.

Remaining prizes: 282
Remaining Frozen Tickets: 2
by Deva
Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:36 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ice Cream Factory
Replies: 69
Views: 6433

Re: Ice Cream Factory

Code: Select all

        692         Ice Cap Coupon   0.50

Increases to $357.72 overall.

Remaining prizes: 308
Remaining Frozen Tickets: 2
by Deva
Thu Jun 15, 2017 3:37 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ice Cream Factory
Replies: 69
Views: 6433

Re: Ice Cream Factory

Lavender Manna Prize Num. Prize Worth 664 Snowshoe Coin 0.10 665 Snowshoe Pin 0.30 666 Arctic Water 0.01 667 Snowshoe Coin 0.10 668 Arctic Water 0.01 669 Snowshoe Pin 0.30 670 Orca Coupon 0.75 671 Arctic Water 0.01 672 Orca Coupon 0.75 673 Arctic Water 0.01 674 Ice Cap Coupon 0.50 675 Orca Coupon 0...
by Deva
Wed Jun 14, 2017 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ice Cream Factory
Replies: 69
Views: 6433

Re: Ice Cream Factory

Sold fifty-four orbs (numbers 610 to 663) to June August. Popped each one open with different dramatic lines, such as "And with this...!". Scribbled something on a piece of paper occasionally. Gasped with genuine surprise on orb 619. Frozen Ticket.png Total worth: $359.09 Remaining prizes:...
by Deva
Wed Jun 14, 2017 3:36 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ice Cream Factory
Replies: 69
Views: 6433

Re: Ice Cream Factory

Lavender Manna 587 Snowshoe Keychain 0.40 588 Snowshoe Pin 0.30 589 Arctic Water 0.01 590 Ice Cap Coupon 0.50 591 Arctic Water 0.01 592 Arctic Water 0.01 593 Any One Free Coupon 1.40 594 Snowshoe Coin 0.10 595 Snowshoe Coin 0.10 596 Snowshoe Coin 0.10 597 Orca Coupon 0.75 Equals $3.68 here and $8.2...
by Deva
Wed Jun 14, 2017 7:03 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ice Cream Factory
Replies: 69
Views: 6433

Re: Ice Cream Factory

Prize Num. Prize Worth 575 Orca Coupon 0.75 576 Snowshoe Pin 0.30 577 Snowshoe Coin 0.10 578 Orca Coupon 0.75 579 Snowshoe Pin 0.30 580 Snowshoe Keychain 0.40 581 Penguin Coupon 0.50 582 Ice Cap Coupon 0.50 583 Snowshoe Coin 0.10 584 Arctic Water 0.01 585 Any One Free Coupon 1.40 586 Snowshoe Coin ...

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