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shorthand in verbal conversation in General
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My hallmates have taken to using some shorthand due to our school's rather strict code on language. So OMG and WTF are quite common. W/E is used highly sarcastically.
Of course, this is the same group of people that uses "shoes" (Dane Cook's Fire Truck sketch), "cow" (the previous stage in the evolution of that one was "mother heiffer". draw your conclusions), and "table" (long story, refers to BS) as euphamisms.

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The Silent Assassin Rotflo... eh, nm...

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Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

I like speaking my mind, when the voices let me hear it.
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What are you learning right now? in General
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Holy carp, who necroed this?

HIST 3750: Social Movements- Where the school's senior history professor meanders around the front of an auditorium and rambles about how modern society got to where it is. I'm told there are exams, but he has yet to get us a syllabus.

THTR 2430: Principles of Acting- Where we learn the basic principles of developing characters, improvising scenes, and getting along in the world of drama.

EMTC 4310: Film-Style Production- Where the best and bravest of the com department are forced through the equivalent of a freshman year at film school within the span of a semester.
This looks like it's going to be my favorite.

EMTC 4810: Senior Seminar- Where they teach us that the real world is not what Career Services says it is. And it's not college, either. And they're also supposed to show us how all of those classes without any point (remember Christian Approaches to E-Media?) look good on a resume.

EMTC 3733: Sports Production Practicum- Where we make the basketball teams look good at home games. They're letting me run a camera this time. :)

EMTC 3720: Audio Production Practicum- Where we are told to spend 45+ hours over the span of the semester in putting our audio production skills to good use, and then let go to do it. A friend and I are doing an audio drama adaptation of The Adventure of the Speckled Band.

I need another credit yet, as beaureaucratic processes are inhibiting me from getting singing and piano lessons. If this cannot be cleared by the end of the month, I'll probably tack on Tennis for the second half of the semester.

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The Silent Assassin is taking all honors courses, Italian, band, choir, an acting elective, is the lead in the school musical, has written the piece for the brass trio, doing all-state orchestra, olympic conference band, all-state choir, is volunteering at our local library once a week, and complains to me constantly about his lack of free time.
Something about that whole "voluntary" thing bothers me a bit...

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

I like speaking my mind, when the voices let me hear it.
Posts: 735 | Registered: Monday, January 16 2006 08:00
The Abominable Video Thread in General
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Uh... Hello world?

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The Silent Assassin mocks you. (Silently, of course.)
You hit the Silent Assassin for 1 damage.
The Silent Assassin hits you for 100000000 damage.
The Silent Assassin Assassinates you! (+10 damage)

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

I like speaking my mind, when the voices let me hear it.
Posts: 735 | Registered: Monday, January 16 2006 08:00
Bobby Fischer in General
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This was mentioned at our senior class meeting on Friday.
Most of the class was quite confused at first, as our class secretary, Bobbi Fisher, was seated on the platform, waiting her turn to make announcements.

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The Silent Assassin likes full-contact chess.
You know, the kind where he wins because you never get the chance to touch your pieces.

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

I like speaking my mind, when the voices let me hear it.
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The War on Christmas in General
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It is quite the irony of the ages, using love as an excuse for hate.

I've always wondered why Christians don't celebrate Chanukah. Jesus did.

On a completely different note...
[/sarcasm] why not celebrate Passover? Passover is cool; you'd think about the commonplace obsession with hellfire and brimstone, why not celebrate the final blow? Yeah! Stick it to them Egyptians! Oh wait... it's about a promise to protect, not destroy? Darn. Where is that Elijah character, anyway? He keeps wasting our wine...[/sarcasm]

EDIT: formatting.

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The Silent Assassin wishes you all a wonderful Our Lady of Guadalupe Day. The weather is hot, so is the company. The work, not so much.
Why does he get a vacation now, of all times?

[ Wednesday, December 12, 2007 15:03: Message edited by: Lenar ]

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What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

I like speaking my mind, when the voices let me hear it.
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Meadows of Heaven in General
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1. What was the last song you listened to?
The Boxer, by Simon and Garfunkel
2. What was the last song / album you bought?
The original sountrack from Final Fantasy VII
3. What is your favorite song?
Dragostea Din Tei, as performed in Romanian by O-Zone. To be honest, to the critical ear, the song sucks; but it's addictive.
4. What is your favorite record album?
Fresh Aire II by Mannheim Steamroller
5. What song do you think has the best music?
To be completely honest, I've never thought about it. Ever. Offhand, I'd call up Going to Another Place by Mannheim Steamroller, but I really doubt it is the absolute best.
6. What song do you think has the best lyrics?
I beleive it's called "Crayons Can Melt on us if You Care", by Relient K.
7. Who is your favorite composer?
It's between Hans Zimmer and Nobuo Uematsu.
8. Who is your favorite lyricist?
Rich Mullins.
9. Who is your favorite performing artist?
Nightwish
10. Is there any song that has ever just hit you like a brick? What was it, and why?
There are a handful here. My Immortal, by Evanescence; Sleeping Sun, by Nightwish; Yesterday, by the Beatles. I suppose I'm a sucker for ballads.
11. What is that one song that you just can't stand?
Never found out who the artist is, but the song is "I Touch myself". I hate the music more than the lyrics.
12. What artist do you absolutely hate?
Any group that does Christian praise music that did not exist before 1998.
And The Fray.
13. If a group of SpiderWebbers got together to start a band, who would be in it, and what genre would they perform?

I'm seeing just about everyone with percieved musical talent trying to get in. Knowing the diversity of musical experience among us, they'd likely start off with some form of orchestral rock.

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The Silent Assassin recommends composer John Cage.
You now have less than four and a half minutes to figure out why.

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

I like speaking my mind, when the voices let me hear it.
Posts: 735 | Registered: Monday, January 16 2006 08:00
Meadows of Heaven in General
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I (finally) bought the latest Nightwish album last week. And I can't get enough of it.
And realizing that I've already listened to both discs eight times through in the span of less than a week made me think... wow, this music thing is addicting. And then I wondered what other music could be addicting.
So. I'm making my first poll topic. :D

1. What was the last song you listened to?
2. What was the last song / album you bought?
3. What is your favorite song?
4. What is your favorite record album?
5. What song do you think has the best music?
6. What song do you think has the best lyrics?
7. Who is your favorite composer?
8. Who is your favorite lyricist?
9. Who is your favorite performing artist?
10. Is there any song that has ever just hit you like a brick? What was it, and why?
11. What is that one song that you just can't stand?
12. What artist do you absolutely hate?
13. If a group of SpiderWebbers got together to start a band, who would be in it, and what genre would they perform?

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

I like speaking my mind, when the voices let me hear it.
Posts: 735 | Registered: Monday, January 16 2006 08:00
*becomes violently ill, vomits profusely* in General
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quote:
Originally by ADoS
*sheepishly crawls into corner and hides*
Eh, it happens, and we're all wiser and more self-aware for it. Don't sweat it.

My take on the issue:
I am who I am, and I'll be the same person in person, online, in the face of an employer, potential employer, or anyone else. You won't get any more about me online than you would if you asked a few friends personal questions.
So what if Big Brother is watching? If he doesn't like my opinion, there's nothing he can do about it. The only thing the government can do is punish me for a crime already committed, and any problems with business or politics that may result will be the the same problems that would come from being honest face-to-face in the long run.
And, you know, if a business tries to cater to my desires and tastes, why is that a bad thing?

I like social networking. Networking sites are great tools when they aren't used as popularity contests.
Facebook, in particular, allows my friends, family, and housemates to do the keeping up with them for me. And gives a good chance (and excuse) to keep in communication with people I wouldn't otherwise. And I get to learn more about others, as they express themselves publically.

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The Silent Assassin once considered starting an audioblog.
The only reason why he didn't go through was because we couldn't get the microphone to work.

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

All hail lord Noric, god of... well, something important, I'm sure.
Posts: 735 | Registered: Monday, January 16 2006 08:00
Eat It! in General
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I'm not really fond of fast food, myself.
I'll do Wendy's or Taco Bell when time is an issue; and simply hunt for a diner when it's not.
In lieu of the social barbarism without diners out here in Ohio, I'll do Chipotle.

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The Silent Assassin was going to tell me something, but I had to leave, so I never found out what it was.

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

All hail lord Noric, god of... well, something important, I'm sure.
Posts: 735 | Registered: Monday, January 16 2006 08:00
Stuffing into Small Places? in General
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I discovered during my senior year of high school that I could fit into all but the smallest size lockers in the band room. It started as a prank on my girlfriend, and I ended up liking the fact that it was quiet and comfortable so much that I began to occasionally meditate in my locker during my lunch hour.

EDIT: 700. Yay.

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The Silent Assassin has been known to fit in the cracks under doors and between sofa cushions.
It should also be noted that said doors and sofa cushions were rarely in their proper places at the times of use.

[ Sunday, November 18, 2007 23:07: Message edited by: Lenar ]

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

All hail lord Noric, god of... well, something important, I'm sure.
Posts: 735 | Registered: Monday, January 16 2006 08:00
Golden Slumbers in General
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To maintain a semblance of functionality, I require at least three hours of sleep. To actually function, I require four and a half to five hours. To operate at my peak, I require between seven and eight hours, with about a two-hour gap of relative uselessness after I wake up in order to stimulate myself both physically and mentally for the rest of the day.
On average, I'll get about six hours of sleep a night while I'm at school, and about seven hours when I'm not at school, but working full time.

While my addictions to good pieces of art (music, games, and books. especially books) has historically been the item to keep me up, as of late, my fiancee refuses to let me off the phone until long after my preferred bedtime.

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The Silent Assassin rathers that you didn't.
After all, you have no idea how many lives you may adversely affect.
On the other hand... you don't know what great benefit it may be to mankind. Yeah, go ahead and do it.

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

All hail lord Noric, god of... well, something important, I'm sure.
Posts: 735 | Registered: Monday, January 16 2006 08:00
Call for input: Standardizing on a rating rubric in Blades of Avernum
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Rubric?

I developed one that can be found here.
While I still haven't gotten around to properly applying it (I've only used it for the half-dozen scenarios that I've rated on Spideweb), theoretical testing suggests that the average scenario will score somewhere between a 4 and a 7 on this rubric, depending on where the author's talents and focus lie.
Tests also suggest that it is difficult to score above a 9 and below a 2.

I put more focus on plot, balance, and presentablility than I do gameplay mechanics, because these are the aspects with which players will interact the most. That, and because mechanics vary greatly from scenario to scenario; they become very difficult to standardize.
I also devote a full point out of 10 to custom scripting, because I feel that a solid, creative, and effective original script really does prove the difference between a novice writer and an experienced scenario designer.
However, in the end, I feel that a designer's job is only done properly if the player comes away from the scenario with the desire to re-experience the powerful emotional highs that should come with its execution and completion. After all, the point of a good scenario is to not only tell a good story and give good execution, but to give payoff for the story's correct completion.
Therefore, novelty and replayability are ranked highest among all considered factors.

This is just one rubric, one opinion out of many, many that are possible.

EDIT: fixed formatting in the link.

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The Silent Assassin will now proceed to do the dance of the 2 veils, 3 handkerchiefs, a dust rag, and a shop towel.
Watch your wallets. Trust me.

[ Thursday, November 15, 2007 09:34: Message edited by: Lenar ]

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

All hail lord Noric, god of... well, something important, I'm sure.
Posts: 735 | Registered: Monday, January 16 2006 08:00
Synergy? in General
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Shooting stuff is quite the versatile last option. I heard a local interest story on the news in May about a West Virginia man who used a shotgun to blow a hole through the floor of his trailer so that he could install his new cable system.

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The Silent Assassin claims to use specialized guns to do anything from painting to cooking to getting the neighbors' dogs to be quiet.
I sometimes wonder if he'll ever fix that hole in the fence... it keeps getting bigger...

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

All hail lord Noric, god of... well, something important, I'm sure.
Posts: 735 | Registered: Monday, January 16 2006 08:00
Babelfish Contest #2 in General
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"This novel is not to be tossed lightly aside, but to be hurled with great force."

English -> Korean -> English -> Korean -> English -> French -> Portuguese -> French -> German -> English

This novel puts side and the money it jorros and launches slightly and left him, but information of force of thing of company of interior.

-> Korean -> English -> Japanese -> English -> Chinese (simp) -> English

This is the information and inside the money makes jorros to be possible, nearly does not have the release this novel and side left side, to nearly does not have company's matter strength.

-> Greek -> French -> German -> French -> Italian -> English

These are the information, and in the earned money jorros, so that they are possible, nearly presquen ' nearly the liberation to this new one, and the secondary aspect the left does not have the force of topic of the enterprise.'

-> Korean -> English -> Japanese -> English -> Korean -> English -> My final submission:

Information where his depiction is possible this regarding the person item order, with inside emitting the new thing, it is quickly inside the jorros of the money of punishment n and in flag secondary aspect ' the left force intelligence ' last is presquen because of topic of the enterprise which is not.

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The Silent Assassin is all only cord of this optional material that is done and like for that who is required.
Season 3 that speaks slap, you to that has gone because we shave contents of under your side in the middle of of your sleep in order what is carried, and must with him start 1 will you make wrong now with the fact to harvest dancing.

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What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

All hail lord Noric, god of... well, something important, I'm sure.
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Play Time in General
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I put a well-made game on the same level as a well-written book, or a well-produced movie (and sometimes higher, as a game's staff must merge elements of the two); meaning also that like a good movie or a good book, once I discover I like it, it becomes very difficult for me to pull myself out of it. My last roommate jokes about how I "swap obsessions" between books and games on a regular basis, and that once I start a title, I don't stop until it's done.
So I play games. A lot.
I also read. A lot.

Games, unlike books, however, have this facinating aspect called "multiplayer", meaning that I can match wits, skills, and luck with my closest friends without any of us having to bring in games from home. And internet gaming gives me a great way to interact with my brother back home.
So I play games. A lot.

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The Silent Assassin is stuck on the fence, unable to decide what to do next.
I told him that bringing the parachute out was a bad idea.

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

All hail lord Noric, god of... well, something important, I'm sure.
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Divinely Touched Elite Warrior Nephil In Real Life in General
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This might explain why the powers that be are concerned for the welfare of the kittens...
Maybe we should start a flamewar to test it. :D
TM rocks. So does Kel.

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The Silent Assassin has viewed this picture, and believes that he now understands where all of his peanut brittle went!

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

All hail lord Noric, god of... well, something important, I'm sure.
Posts: 735 | Registered: Monday, January 16 2006 08:00
Babelfish Contest #2 in General
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English -> Greek -> French -> English

The this novel certainly will not be launched slightly by part, but for eksfendonjstej' with the great force.

-> German -> English -> Korean -> English

This novel by a portion, in but strong force the eksfendonjstej hazard it is positive and as the silent guy ' it does not output

-> Greek -> English -> French -> Italian -> English

This novel of a part, but a powerful force eksfendonjstej of the danger the this is positive and from the calm pressure "that no production"

-> Russian -> English -> Portuguese -> French -> English

This novel of the part, but the vliyatel' nya of eksfendonjstej of the force of the danger this is positive calm pressure "that the absence of the production"

I do wonder what the vliyatel' nya of the eksfendonjstej is, and what is has to do with positive calm pressure.
I'll have to do this again.

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The Silent Assassin had me this to Dutch and the back translates different keren, and what you read the result is. Foolish Sicarius.

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

All hail lord Noric, god of... well, something important, I'm sure.
Posts: 735 | Registered: Monday, January 16 2006 08:00
Chinese Products Fail Again in General
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Finally throwing my loose change in...

1. I do rather hope that these Aqua Dots get off the market quickly, as many people may miss the prelim warnings.

2. I heartily agree with Najosz (is that Alec? I've been lurking far too long...): the modern "toy" is far too complex and unipurpose to be for its own good. While I do like the creative idea behind these Aqua Dots, that you can create your own designs and such, and instantly lock it together, I think that a little bit of effort needs to be thrown into creatiity. I myself spent the majority of my early years with my little Fisher Price peoples' playset, some Micro Machines, legos, and a good deal of time with my Dad at his workbench.
Incidentally, my own children will be getting Duplos and eventually Legos when they're old enough, if Lego keeps producing those assortment boxes.

3. I agree with Thuryl. Making penalties harsher won't change the fact that the clarity of circumstances for convicting are insufficient.
I will further this point by saying that ramping up the ante will only be effective if you specify the offense... rape is too nebulous a form of crime to be countered by mere law. While it is indeed a horrid thing, people can make mistakes. And while they should be punished for them, we are all only human.

4. I agree with Slarty. The only way to elimiate rape or any other social stigma is to change the collective social conscience. And it may be impossible, but nothing is going to happen anyway if we don't try. Rape is horrid.
And women have rights. And a rape is not their fault... that's why it's rape. And so on.
The sooner society comes to the realization that sexual violation is a horrendous emotional crime that can be committed by anyone to anyone, the sooner the victims will feel strong enough despite violation to stand up and call out those who violated them. Social pressure does a whole heck of a lot more than legal pressure.

5. Excalibur, I will be sending you a PM shortly.
Everyone else, Romans is a great read for learning how to apply the Mosaic Law in the era of grace, particularly chapters 2-4.

6. I missed the part where homosexuality came in. I also missed how the Ten Commandments lead to killing Hindus. Oh well.

7. I would like to correct the poster on the part about "effeminate" as quoted from 1 Corinthians 6.
Historically speaking, if a Greek called a man "effeminate", that meant that he was physically the woman in the relationship. Anyone with training in Greek or Latin should know that.
Furthermore, the closest translation we have for the word usually translated as "effeminate" is "freshly plowed" (thanks to TM for pointing that one out first).

8. On a purely personal note that I hope does not get discussed further, I would like to agree with Najosz (I swear, I should know who you are, and it's driving me crazy): Christians, particularly evangelicals, REALLY need to start getting into actually reading scripture, and in context. And looking at it academically, not just "as the Spirit sees fit".
Being a Christian at a Christian college and still only knowing a handful of people who actually use their intellect when studying scripture, I could spam this forum to oblivion with my pure outrage with Christians in general on this particular issue.
But spamming is bad, so I'll end that mini-tirade right here.

9. Ick. Eight legitimate points. This thread really has gotten off-track.

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The Silent Assassin is Lord of the Dance.
(break into festive bagpipe music here)

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

All hail lord Noric, god of... well, something important, I'm sure.
Posts: 735 | Registered: Monday, January 16 2006 08:00
Monkey See, Monkey Do in General
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Reyes, I think you answered your own question.

Stuff that works gets socially accepted. Mainstream is mainstream, offshoots are offshoots. People need to worship and mimic something, and the objects of that worship dictate what works and what doesn't.

As for the rest of the discussion:

A person is intelligent. People are like sheep.
A single person is mathematically unpredictable.
With enough research, you can determine and predict behavior of any number of social groups in reaction to any combination of social phenomena. People make a lot of money by demonstrating this fact, particularly in ratings periods and before elections.

"Social groups" are defined by selecting a group of individuals with one or more shared trait, such as age, race, location, or opinion. The majority of individuals in a social group tend to behave in a certain way, especially in regards to that shared trait.

I personally have yet to meet someone who agrees with "society". Of course, I spend most of my time sequestered with a bunch of paranoid Baptists. But even my contacts outside of college have some sort of "norm" that they fight against.
Let's face it. Normal people are idiots.

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The Silent Assassin, in order to help you fully understand his point, would like you to open up your favorite text editor and stare at the blank screen for a while.
Yes, that's what he means by "no".

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

All hail lord Noric, god of... well, something important, I'm sure.
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What did you do today? in General
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Got up.
Packed.
Went to church.
Wrote a thank-you note for an engagement gift.
Briefly attended a church luncheon.
Said good-bye to my fiancee.
Spent an hour driving around Philly looking for my rider, who got himself lost in the public transit system.
Drove 9 hours to Ohio.
Watched two episodes of Stargate: Atlantis.
Went online.
Posted this.
Uploaded some photos onto facebook.
Went to bed.

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The Silent Assassin would like to inform you that pickled turnips are an amazing rabbit deterrant.
I don't want to know.

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

All hail lord Noric, god of... well, something important, I'm sure.
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...and again. in General
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That is quite the large cookie.

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The Silent Assassin meets your cookie and raises you a Key Lime Pie.
Your bet.

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

All hail lord Noric, god of... well, something important, I'm sure.
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A featured question on Xanga... in General
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This caught my attention this afternoon.
I was a little surprised by the question, in its nature, being there. I was also quite surprised by the lack of responses.
Granted, it was only 10 AM Pacific time when I saw it.

So. I want your take on it.

A few ground rules:
Follow the CoC.Answer the Question.Don't cite specific religious principles or scientific theories unless using them as specific support for your answer. This should help prevent flaming.This is meant to be more of an academic discussion in nature than anything else. Don't try to get converts; let the marketplace of ideas do the work for you.--------------------
The Silent Assassin wanted this post to have something to do with towels.
As he has yet to create any tactics involving towels, the only thing that I can do to fulfill that request is to mention the request.

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

All hail lord Noric, god of... well, something important, I'm sure.
Posts: 735 | Registered: Monday, January 16 2006 08:00
Return of the Admiration of Evil Poll in Blades of Avernum
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quote:
Originally written by So seethe the Sword:

Just why does everyone seem to hate Rentar?
BoE. Rentar swore vengeance at the end of E3, and Jeff didn't have an E4 to deal with her... but there were a few too many designers who came up with scenarios that did.

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The Silent Assassin has discovered the latest in great weapons of mass distruction: a flying disk thrown at high velocities that can do damage at long range.
I want to discover how he's planning on fitting eight dozen frisbees into the shed.

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What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

All hail lord Noric, god of... well, something important, I'm sure.
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Day 4 of the Poll: 19 votes.
Note that this poll may not accurately portray community feeling toward some designers' villains due to demographic skew, lack of awareness of certain scenarios, lack of inclusion of some scenarios and villains, and some people just not taking the poll seriously. To correct any wrongs you feel may be made by the following, please vote, or try to convince Nioca of a better way of doing the poll.

Leading with 8 votes is the Beast of the Rim
In second, with 7, is Emery J. Bishop
Tied for third, with 5 apiece, are Stalker, Vahkohs, The Immortal, and Prize

The U-Vote Designer Villain score:
This evaluation of popularity is derived by totalling all votes in this poll for a designer's villains, and dividing that by the number of villains by that designer available in this poll.
The UVDVS is measured in Votes-per-villain.

Dintiradan 5
Erik Westra 4
Lazarus 3.33
Eldiran 3
Selentine 3
Jeff Vogel 2.6
TM 2.56
AM Michael 2
Kelandon 1.25
Ephesos 1
Nikki 1
Smoo 1
Stareye 1
Thralni .33
Niemand .33
Ishad Nha 0
M. Slack 0
Nioca 0
Sam Harada 0

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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

All hail lord Noric, god of... well, something important, I'm sure.
Posts: 735 | Registered: Monday, January 16 2006 08:00
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-Lenar Labs
What's Your Destiny?

Ushmushmeifa: Lenar's power is almighty and ineffable.

All hail lord Noric, god of... well, something important, I'm sure.
Posts: 735 | Registered: Monday, January 16 2006 08:00

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