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by ameretrifle
Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32959
Views: 2680711

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

You know, I quit mafia two games ago, but, just because I don't want to remember NecroCultia as my very last game, and there's no way to make something more appealing than to make it forbidden, I'm looking forward to joining your game, if and whenever it happens. ... Look, you can call it "har...
by ameretrifle
Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:30 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32959
Views: 2680711

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Yeah, it may be counterproductive to contribute to this, but there's one thing I should probably make you aware of, Vytron. If I do ever run another game? Don't bother signing up.
by ameretrifle
Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:58 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32959
Views: 2680711

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Let's pretend you're right about everything. (Please note I am not actually convinced of this whatsoever.) Then, you're still spending posts and posts complaining that another player made a strategic mistake . That is an okay thing to be dismayed and hurt about! It is not an okay thing to publicly b...
by ameretrifle
Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:34 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32959
Views: 2680711

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

But then I would have to find something else to call people I'm vaguely annoyed at D:
by ameretrifle
Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32959
Views: 2680711

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

If you're gonna make it a requirement that people run statistics before playing mafia, you're gonna find yourself with a lot fewer players, sugar. I sure as hell would never have started. Alas for what my life would have been. If you don't like people not making their moves based on exhaustively run...
by ameretrifle
Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Randall: Get a grip
Replies: 108
Views: 16316

Re: Randall: Get a grip

Menacing Spike wrote:And I'm pretty sure this attitude is way more destructive than big boobs in videogames or whatever makes heroic defenders of equality erupt in righteous fury those times.

Yeah, seriously. It's like you're they're doing more than one thing wrong or something.
by ameretrifle
Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3576897

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Yeah, ain't two sides to that story or anything... Nope, just the one... Totally undisputed... Plus, "bullying" in some cases is completely and obviously connected to your hyperbolic claim that extreme bullying was provoked in this particular case... I mean, it's happened before, so OBVIOU...
by ameretrifle
Tue Feb 26, 2013 7:16 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Meta discussion
Replies: 1418
Views: 252896

Re: Meta discussion

Yeah, I'm just grumpy today. I should see if I can find something to comment on that's worthy of a proper smacking.

(co-mods are still an awesome idea though)
by ameretrifle
Tue Feb 26, 2013 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Meta discussion
Replies: 1418
Views: 252896

Re: Meta discussion

Hell, even when I was actively playing, I saw a game I wasn't interested in playing that needed a co-mod and I comodded it. Not everyone who is familiar with mafia and willing to participate wants to play every single game presented in the damned subforum. It happens. Underline whatever you want, yo...
by ameretrifle
Tue Feb 26, 2013 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Meta discussion
Replies: 1418
Views: 252896

Re: Meta discussion

I might co-mod. I wouldn't play. Inaccurate generalization is inaccurate.
by ameretrifle
Tue Feb 26, 2013 5:14 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Meta discussion
Replies: 1418
Views: 252896

Re: Meta discussion

I've been trying really hard for like a couple days to imagine why, if you were too busy to do votecounts or ever remind players about the deadline (or, you know, actually define when exactly it was to anyone outside your own head), you couldn't just get a co-mod . That's what they're there for. 'Ca...
by ameretrifle
Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:45 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4413
Views: 831576

Re: Anime Thread of Doom

Grop wrote:Also, what is an anime club ? Do you all group in a room, sit and watch anime ?

Pretty much, yeah. Mine also sells pocky and stuff at meetings and gets people together for cons and things. Oh, and also they hold one of their own.
by ameretrifle
Mon Feb 25, 2013 4:54 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4413
Views: 831576

Re: Anime Thread of Doom

Gelsamel wrote:Surrealism/Absurdity is a thing.

Those words are in my vocabulary, actually, but they do not seem to quite describe it. Absolutely not surrealism. Absurdity, perhaps. And yet clinging to a certain semblance of logic.
by ameretrifle
Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:46 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4413
Views: 831576

Re: Anime Thread of Doom

I... do not know if I can quantify it thus. I'm trying. My brain is not cooperating. It just kind of reels away from the question in confusion. Like the Tao, it is neither good nor bad, it merely is , an entity on its own terms, beyond such foolish human judgments. One comment made was "This an...
by ameretrifle
Sun Feb 24, 2013 7:55 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4413
Views: 831576

Re: Anime Thread of Doom

Anime club showed the first three episodes of Jinrui wa Suitaishimashita (Humanity has Declined) last night.

...I have no words to describe the experience.
by ameretrifle
Sat Feb 23, 2013 9:34 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4413
Views: 831576

Re: Anime Thread of Doom

I saw the first 3 episodes of SAO at an anime club meeting last year. I, can't say I was inspired to investigate further. It wasn't terrible overall, I guess, but... Overall plot as seen in in 1-3: Not to say that it was outright bad, there were several good moments (the opening was good), b...
by ameretrifle
Fri Jan 11, 2013 4:00 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: MS Paint Adventures thread
Replies: 687
Views: 192492

Re: MS Paint Adventures thread

I haven't seen it yet, but I'm pretty sure the fused sprites are still worse. Probably a difficult determination to make, though. May or may not change my mind when I actually see it. (despite the apologizers being all "OH LOOK IT WAS JUST A JOKE WHY ARE YOU SO FREAKED??" when people were ...
by ameretrifle
Thu Jan 10, 2013 5:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 923425

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

It works fine for me, but you can try http://storify.com/BeckiePort/overlyhonestmethods for the source list (rather longer).
by ameretrifle
Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:46 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15198
Views: 2707572

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Just because you are still human doesn't mean you are still someone people everyone would want to date. FTFY. Just 'cause you'd care about those things doesn't mean that every single human on the planet shares the exact same priorities and values. Nor even the majority; but as I've never conducted ...
by ameretrifle
Sat Dec 29, 2012 3:42 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15198
Views: 2707572

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Yet another reason why we don't deserve to have nice things...in this case, all forms of vehicular transportation ever invented. Why not have a little turtle sized tunnel under the road, and some sort of turtle fence or turtle repellant on the road to discourage that path, or something like that? T...
by ameretrifle
Sat Dec 15, 2012 1:32 am UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: MS Paint Adventures thread
Replies: 687
Views: 192492

Re: MS Paint Adventures thread

Wait, does that mean I have to read that hot pink hot mess? :/ ...I'll just look it up on Tumblr if it becomes relevant, I'm sure there will be ten or twelve posts getting reblogged explaining the references. (I tried to read it. I just. Couldn't. I like Roxy and I'm interested in her but god damn.)...
by ameretrifle
Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15198
Views: 2707572

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Justin Bieber murder plot: Two men hired to kill, castrate the Canadian pop star have been arrested It is alleged Mark Staake, 41, and his nephew Tanner Ruane, 23, were hired to castrate and murder the singer — only to have the plot botched by the very man who hired them, Albuquerque’s KRQE reporte...
by ameretrifle
Sun Dec 02, 2012 6:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Relativity or something [Split from "Pressures"]
Replies: 5149
Views: 514743

Re: Relativity (?) Or Some Crap. [Split from "Pressures"]

I find the bickering over pronouns utterly silly in a world where so many women are still property, and where people are killed because of their sexual orientation. Sugar, I don't think anyone who's been earnestly posting in this thread is in any position to be complaining about the frivolity of ar...
by ameretrifle
Sat Nov 24, 2012 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: MS Paint Adventures thread
Replies: 687
Views: 192492

Re: MS Paint Adventures thread

My money's been on Hussie, from the beginning really, but especially after the last couple pages.
by ameretrifle
Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:30 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Skype Mafia (Discussion)
Replies: 271
Views: 48337

Re: Skype Mafia (Discussion)

roband wrote:ameretrifle talks a big game about the IRC, but she can't stay up past three am anymore due to underemployment and the stranglehold the diurnal hegemony has on our society, so I never see her D':

ftfy ;3
by ameretrifle
Mon Nov 12, 2012 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Skype Mafia (Discussion)
Replies: 271
Views: 48337

Re: Skype Mafia (Discussion)

You probably don't have an IRC client yet, so you should know you can also use Mibbit. Hopefully this info is still right: If you have an IRC client, follow this link . If you only have a web browser, you can still take part via Mibbit with this link . If you don't have a web browser either, we also...
by ameretrifle
Sat Nov 10, 2012 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9361367

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Wouldn't having every single car be the same exact color negate some of the advantages, though? They might stand out better against the road, but they'd stand out a lot worse against other cars... Are the advantages conferred because the colors are inherently striking or visible, or simply unusual ?...
by ameretrifle
Sat Nov 10, 2012 12:25 am UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Gunnerkrigg Court
Replies: 158
Views: 64781

Re: Gunnerkrigg Court

This has been one hell of a chapter... The mechanics of that reveal were spectacular. The slow build has been awesome. It started off with reveals that seemed big enough, and then every page, it's upped the ante a little more. Flashbacks are over? You think it's done? Nope! There's more ...
by ameretrifle
Sun Oct 28, 2012 8:15 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32959
Views: 2680711

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Lawsome wrote:Do enough people here know of homestuck to facilitate a mafia game?

Facilitate how? 'Cause I'm more inclined toward flavoring/modding than playing these days, but for Homestuck I might consider making an unwise exception.
by ameretrifle
Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Distributed Defense
Replies: 171
Views: 32573

Re: Distributed Defense

If you really are a highly enough trained martial artist or fortunate enough to be tall enough that the odds are in your favour in a physical confrontation with a criminal, then I'm happy for you. You obviously haven't been in many fights. I am 5' 1.75" tall. I actually have a better time of i...
by ameretrifle
Sat Sep 29, 2012 11:03 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Regarding Mod Signup Queue
Replies: 15
Views: 3628

Re: Regarding Mod Signup Queue

If you're not active enough to notice that it's your turn, you're likely not active enough to mod. This. Modding takes some participation, the start dates aren't THAT unpredictable anymore, and the only thing worse for a game than players not showing up for days is mods not showing up for days. If ...
by ameretrifle
Thu Sep 27, 2012 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Childfree
Replies: 142
Views: 114167

Re: Childfree

I used to find the idea of ever having children terrifying, in a sort of "How the fuck would I cope??" way-- but that wasn't particularly healthy, because for me it was about not having confidence that I could deal with anything difficult and serious and new. It was and is sort of in the s...
by ameretrifle
Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:01 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: MS Paint Adventures thread
Replies: 687
Views: 192492

Re: MS Paint Adventures thread

Update. Huh, so John *did* give a fuck. I genuinely was not sure whether the enormity of that dick move was ever going to be addressed. And yet it was, and at the same time, it highlighted Davesprite's motivations as well; John hasn't been treating or thinking of him as a separate entity, ju...
by ameretrifle
Sun Sep 16, 2012 6:06 am UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: MS Paint Adventures thread
Replies: 687
Views: 192492

Re: MS Paint Adventures thread

Update! Oh, god, it is hilarious how much Davesprite hates him. Maybe 'hate' is strong, but he seems pretty seriously resentful to me. The father thing is really fucking low (though again, I don't know if John will be at all fazed. I mean, given that his father is dead, it should be ...
by ameretrifle
Sun Sep 16, 2012 2:48 am UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: MS Paint Adventures thread
Replies: 687
Views: 192492

Re: MS Paint Adventures thread

I said that he was more realistically thirteen and less supercapable than any other character. I did not say "and that means he sucks". Much less "and that means he is badly written". "The only one with character development" would really kind of imply the opposite of t...
by ameretrifle
Sat Sep 15, 2012 7:48 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: MS Paint Adventures thread
Replies: 687
Views: 192492

Re: MS Paint Adventures thread

See, I read that like you're trying to refute something I said, but I can't find anything that you wrote that isn't something I said, and that's just confusing the hell out of me. What am I reading wrong? Of course that's what John and his role have been. He is now being developed out of that role s...
by ameretrifle
Sat Sep 15, 2012 7:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Knot Tying (The string/rope kind)
Replies: 47
Views: 13713

Re: Knot Tying (The string/rope kind)

I agree, you should probably just be weaving in the ends. It's fiddly, yeah, I know far too well, but I've learned the hard way that if you cut the ends too short, they will work their way out and stick around everywhere, it's just a matter of time. If you can cut the yarn just about to the surface ...
by ameretrifle
Fri Sep 14, 2012 2:49 am UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: MS Paint Adventures thread
Replies: 687
Views: 192492

Re: MS Paint Adventures thread

That's both a little much and a little harsh... Sure, we look back on a lot of things and realize later that they were kind of shitty, but if the undertone of "No seriously why do you give a fuck about this" has really gone that far , then in my opinion it's too far. Insulting people for c...
by ameretrifle
Wed Sep 12, 2012 11:15 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Meta discussion
Replies: 1418
Views: 252896

Re: Meta discussion

The only losing move is not to play?
by ameretrifle
Sun Sep 09, 2012 2:11 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 771656

Re: Doctor Whom

He talked a Dalek into committid suicide I Remembrance of the Daleks. He wanted to kill a Dalek in "Dalek". And torture it. So no, he's not always merciful. "Have pity!" "Why should I? You never did!" Wait, why would you cite Dalek , of all things? The entire point...

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