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Dungeons and Dragons? in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #6
D&D is quite amazing. I have played it since it first came out in little boxed sets of rule books and dice.
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Who's Lurking? in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #14
Hiya Motrax! I cruise through every once in a while.....
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Message to Somebody/Order Mage/Iceman in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #67
And then there was The Dreyfus Affair......

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Farewell Message in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #15
True, but then again, he left and returned faster than one can say "introspection" or "self evaluation". If he had renamed himself and started completely fresh, he'd have done much better.

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Message to Somebody/Order Mage/Iceman in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #65
"plagiarized"

**snickers at the comment about Zephyr believing***

[ Monday, August 11, 2003 10:32: Message edited by: Metaphorical Onomatopoeia ]

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Message to Somebody/Order Mage/Iceman in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #61
I was referring to OM. He has done this many times. Lots of people get ticked at him, he posts about not being liked, threatens to leave, doesn't leave, quiets down, then starts again...

It is just like The Wheel of Time or that energizer bunny, they just keep going, and going, and going....

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Farewell Message in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #13
Hmmm, two farewell messages and posts from three accounts and still going at it.

Sorry, I misunderstood what you meant when you said "goodbye" in the first post. I foolishly took that as you were taking a hiatus from the boards. Never thought "goodbye" meant "I'm changing my name and sticking around."

[ Monday, August 11, 2003 10:02: Message edited by: Metaphorical Onomatopoeia ]

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Message to Somebody/Order Mage/Iceman in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #59
Good. Now we are at phase two of the historical cycle. Phase two begins with feigned repentance and muttered assurances that the sins will not be repeated. It concludes with a request for mercy.

Phase three will be a quiet phase of indeterminate length of peace and quiet. This will be shattered by the resumption of phase 1, the "I'm leaving" time.

The wheel turns and weaves what it will, but please, please make it stop!

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
D&D (Dungeons and Dragons) - Influences? Players? Opinions? in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #1
quote:
but I look at the hand drawn math involved and I suddenly can see how a great deal of religious people condemn it as Satanic.


Interesting. Math is what makes it satanic to people?

D&D, as well as other RPG's, only seem difficult to those who have not tried. I always thought they were complicated until I sat down and played one. One needs to have a good GM/DM though...

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Ask everyone anything. in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #109
Cornell is very cool. I was accepted there as well as Notre Dame but lack of funds meant staying near home IMAGE(Ask everyone anything (5)_files/frown.gif) I'd hate to see the tuitions now! They were high when I applied 30 years ago...can't even imagine now...

and yes, Motrax, I figure you will get in....

[ Monday, August 11, 2003 07:14: Message edited by: Metaphorical Onomatopoeia ]

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Message to Somebody/Order Mage/Iceman in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #52
quote:
You get passwords like rekfdnbzodv.
Alright now! Where did you get my password?! IMAGE(Message to Somebody-Order Mage-Iceman (3)_files/tongue.gif)

The Nixon administration could have used Zephyr. "He did not know about Watergate. I know he did not 'cuz he's my friend."

"There are weapons of mass destruction because he's my friend."

I like the following logic seen in other threads: "I am leaving. Since I am leaving, I will change my name and stay." It is like a mutating germ that defies all antibiotics by transforming into something worse and becoming all the more persistent. To make it sadder it seems another has attached itself to the host molecule declaring to be its friend...

[ Monday, August 11, 2003 07:06: Message edited by: Metaphorical Onomatopoeia ]

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Farewell Message in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #10
OM's song:

Lovely Spaaam! Wonderful Spaaam!
Lovely Spaaam! Wonderful Spam.

Spa-a-a-a-a-a-a-am.
Spa-a-a-a-a-a-a-am.
Spa-a-a-a-a-a-a-am.
Spa-a-a-a-a-a-a-am.

Lovely Spaaam! (Lovely Spam!)
Lovely Spaaam! (Lovely Spam!)
Lovely Spaaam!

Spaaam, Spaaam, Spaaam, Spaaaaaam!


No offense to Monty Python intended.

[ Monday, August 11, 2003 06:25: Message edited by: Metaphorical Onomatopoeia ]

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Farewell Message in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #6
Interesting how one "goes away" yet remains with but a minor cosmetic change to one's name. I guess "go away" means different things to different folks.

Also interesting is posting a farewell speech and then submitting a post under a new moniker to your own farewell. Yeah, you really have it down...remarkable changes in such a short time...mmm hmmm

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
My Fate in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #18
Well while you're at it, it is "spamming" not "spaming" so stop both spaming and spamming. And, we shall see, we shall see....

Heard it all before...

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Farewell Message in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #2
Gee, isn't Iceman leaving too?

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
My Fate in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #15
Oh, Order Mage, when will you ever learn? Have you not noticed that these polls bring the wrath of all upon you? Maybe you ought to go a while, sort this out, and return when you can post appropriately. You always promise to "heed the advice" yet you never, never do so...

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Philosophies in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #46
quote:
Heh. I managed to split your double post.
I wonder how that happened. I was editing the post and when it flipped back it had doubled. Weird...

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Philosophies in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #43
Kant did not word it quite that way. He started from the premise that man has a moral sense about him and then stated that the moral sense came from somewhere which he called God. Yes, it is arguable and quite easily can be refuted through an exercise in logic. Perhaps not the best reference.

We could have lot's of fun debating all these. We could jump next to Pascal's wager, Paley's watch, and dabble in St Anselm.

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Philosophies in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #41
Kant did not word it quite that way. He started from the premise that man has a moral sense about him and then stated that the moral sense came from somewhere which he called God. Yes, it is arguable and quite easily. Perhaps not the best reference.

Equally arguable is Pascal's Wager, which is a fun exercise in logic though.

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Philosophies in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #39
Stranger: You may not have liked RentBoy's response, yet you did tack right along the existential course. Grab a red wine and try a little Camus or Sartre.... IMAGE(Philosophies (2)_files/wink.gif)

ef: What is right? Kant has a very good treatise on that which is basically called the moral argument in which he uses that to prove the existence of God. Very interesting metaphysical arguments.

Nobody opting for solipsism? You would be one of a kind. IMAGE(Philosophies (2)_files/biggrin.gif)

[EDIT] If you are unsure what solipsism is click this link for a wonderfully written short synopsis.

[ Tuesday, July 15, 2003 03:28: Message edited by: Onomatopoeia ]

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Inn Of Blades V2.0 in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #48
OOC: Skip the prime minister thing. The post is nicely written but is not really a part of the story.

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Inn Of Blades V2.0 in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #32
[OOC though I hate it] Here are my proposals; not that I am the leader but more because I was enjoying the style and the flow we had going. I also think this can be a very successful venture done this way. 1) As you'll notice each post has been a 'scene' written by each poster. I like this idea. It does mean though that you have to keep track of where everyone is and what they've been doing as you post. I have the entire story cut and pasted into a long text file to make it easier for me. Writing the way it has been done is phenomenal! The entire thing reads like a book. 2) As new characters join you must describe them via their speech style, actions, and attitudes. This way the next poster can pick up the story with the new additions and can maintain the character as you've described them. 3) This method also allows for people who cannot post often to still participate in the storytelling process. Other RP's become very disjointed if each participant only writes what his character does. 4) Do not kill off or maim another person's character in your scene. The original owner is the only one allowed to write their death scene.

I think we can all have a good time trying it this way. I agree with Scipio's breakdown and would like to volunteer to play Moppet if, I think it was Nazgul, does not return. If he does, Moppet can be his again.

Oh, I think it would be great if we limit OOC to a bare minimum. Asides can be made as parenthetical comments in your scene. As you can see from prior posts I enjoy a little irreverence, some humor, and lots of creativity. I thought Scipio had written me into a corner with the asparagus bit. I took that as a challenge and wrote my way out of it. This is a great way to exercise creativity and in general have fun

The best way to continue may be this: if you agree just join in. If you disagree maybe PM me and we'll work it out. I have enjoyed this very much and feel it is becoming one of the best RP's I've seen on this board.

John
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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Run for your life, it's a poll! in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #7
I think we should have had both choices: lama and llama.

The one l lama
He's a priest
The two l lama
It's a beast
And I will bet
A silk pajama
That there is no three l lama

Ogden Nash.

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Inn Of Blades V2.0 in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #29
The adventuring party was dismayed at the appearance of this mystery man. They were equally dismayed at the way he deftly avoided the bonds of time. They all shook their heads in unison to shake off the cobwebs that surely were clouding their collective minds. Moppets ears made a soft flapping noise as he shook his head.

As they regained their senses, they looked at one another and almost as if on cue they exclaimed together, "the mushrooms!!!". Yes, they'd not been careful collecting their vittles for breakfast and had merely grabbed what looked like ordinary mushrooms. Henri must have purchsed the mushrooms from that darned fruit monger in town instead of the regular veggie-vendor. To confirm their idea they searched the inn high and low, but could find no trace of this man they thought they had heard and seen. Moppet, with his fine nose for things financial, did indeed find a receipt in the kitchen made out to Henri for the purchse of mushrooms from the previously mentioned fruit monger.

After the thorough search, they met in the foyer of the inn. They adjusted their equipment, and left the inn on their quest for the treasures that lay before them.

As they closed the door behind them, the man they'd been searching for stepped from the shadows and laughed to himself.....

[ Friday, July 11, 2003 09:23: Message edited by: Onomatopoeia ]

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00
Inn Of Blades V2.0 in General
Warrior
Member # 3124
Profile #27
By this time, Triksi, Moppet, and Wise Man had all gathered in the dining room. Moppet was quite hungry and seeing bits of lettuce lying on the table, he gleefully jumped up, sat down, and began to nibble earnestly. Triksi and the Wise Man wondered how the adventurer was getting on with finding a sheep for their meal.

The two headed toward the kitchen. As they entered the kitchen from the dining room door, the adventurer was coming through the door to the courtyard sans sheep yet covered in mud. "We'll just have to have something else for breakfast," he mumbled.

It was then that they noticed the absence of Henri. After deliberating for some time, they decided that something evil was afoot. They fixed a quick meal of toast, porridge, eggs, and sausages. They joined Moppet in the dining room and made plans to leave once done with breakfast. Triksi, the adventurer, and Wise Man discussed the best route while Moppet carefully and skillfully wrote down in is ledgers the costs of what had been consumed.

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The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.
Larry Hardiman
Posts: 110 | Registered: Thursday, June 19 2003 07:00

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