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by Deva
Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:53 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Earthbound!
Replies: 7
Views: 2817

Re: Earthbound!

Replayed this with a challenge. Finished the game without equipping anything. Forced some different strategies. Never bought Rust Promoter before. Used the HP Sucker a lot. Wound up lower level (Ness at 69) than on a casual run (low to mid 70's) due to fleeing often. Highlights: 1. Second Sanctuary ...
by Deva
Wed Mar 13, 2019 4:19 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Thomas Fire
Replies: 155
Views: 43965

Re: Thomas Fire

Good pictures. Regrew quite quickly. Hopes for the same resilience for affected people.
by Deva
Sun Mar 03, 2019 11:26 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1934
Views: 540196

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

by Deva
Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1934
Views: 540196

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

Probably not it, but "The Misadventures of Sir Randolph Doogleberry, British Explorer"? Randolph Doogleberry.jpg Inserted smaller, one-time puzzles like this in other games (Knights of the Old Republic, for example). Never found a name for this type of puzzle. May not help with searching, ...
by Deva
Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Looking for a specific comic
Replies: 3
Views: 3479

Re: Looking for a specific comic

Deserves no credit. Thank Jenayah on StackExchange. Simply repeated it here for anyone else looking.
by Deva
Tue Feb 19, 2019 4:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Looking for a specific comic
Replies: 3
Views: 3479

Re: Looking for a specific comic

Found this post on StackExchange while searching. Agrees with the person saying "Dogma". For those curious:
Dogma.jpg
by Deva
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:51 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Fire Emblem Thread
Replies: 10
Views: 8455

Re: Fire Emblem Thread

Completed this year’s Choose Your Legend information. Finally merged (most) characters. Link . Opted for a Google Doc this year. May help with accessibility. Favored raw vote comparisons too. Suspects little taste for adjusted votes. Most interesting stat: Alm's votes (62216) versus all of Echoes (1...
by Deva
Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:01 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1934
Views: 540196

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

Did you control a party of adventurers?

Lands of Lore 3, Might and Magic 8, or Arx Fatalis?
by Deva
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90163
Views: 8912505

Re: Thoughts for ships

Thursday's forecast: High of 6° Fahrenheit (-14.4 Celsius). Low of -4° Fahrenheit (-20 Celsius). 90% chance of snow.
Sunday's forecast: High of 42° Fahrenheit (5.6 Celsius). Low of 34° Fahrenheit (1.1 Celsius). 60% chance of rain.

Crammed all of winter into one week.
by Deva
Fri Jan 25, 2019 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1934
Views: 540196

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

Hello all, I am seachting for a game I used to play several years ago... * System : PC/Windows (I guess it was 95 or 98) * Year : Late 90's or early 2000's if I remember correctly * Genre : (city) building/construction game (like Sim City) * Environment : you had to build a city, which included bui...
by Deva
Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:59 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90163
Views: 8912505

Re: Thoughts for ships

Experienced slow load times. Noticed ~250 guests in Gaming. Checked the index.
In total there are 1902 users online :: 8 registered, 1 hidden and 1893 guests (based on users active over the past 5 minutes)

Explains that.
by Deva
Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:44 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1934
Views: 540196

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

Cloud Kingdoms?
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Could not have asked for a better screenshot.
by Deva
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Why, around the whole internet, are moderators such dicks?
Replies: 170
Views: 40176

Re: Why, around the whole internet, are moderators such dicks?

Boasting, typically about something online. (Refers to virtual penis measuring.)
by Deva
Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3403
Views: 751001

Re: Sleep-time holodeck experiences

Behaved "internethically" on a store's public computer, according to the owner. Permitted continued use. Offered to go over any concerns too. Presumes concerns over being monitored. Cannot recall what warranted that, though. Forgot specifics on how long and towards what ends. Seemed very b...
by Deva
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:14 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1934
Views: 540196

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

Dungeon Raid?
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by Deva
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Good forum for Dice/Boardgame/RPG mathematics?
Replies: 3
Views: 1280

Re: Good forum for Dice/Boardgame/RPG mathematics?

Question 1 Ran 50000 simulations each time. Pitted highest die versus highest die. Continues until one side runs out of dice. Called all ties in favor of defense. Reported the average number of offense wins. Example: 5 4 4 2 for offense. 4 4 3 for defense. Yields two offense wins. d6 (offense) vers...
by Deva
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:43 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Looking for the source of a political quote
Replies: 2
Views: 2897

Re: Looking for the source of a political quote

Perhaps something from Battle Royale? Read a (possibly poor) description. Allowed small freedoms. Immediately crushed larger ones. (Disclaimer: Never read the book.)
by Deva
Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:25 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32696
Views: 2492959

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Poetry Slam Mafia
Spoiler:
Votes for returning half of all used posts, rounded up. Ought to suffice.
by Deva
Sun Nov 18, 2018 5:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3403
Views: 751001

Re: Sleep-time holodeck experiences

Entered a store. May have sold furniture. Charged you for the amount of time spent in the store. Kept friendly cats there. Evidently wanted the cats to lie on you (and maybe fall asleep). Banked on detaining you as long as possible. Built an underground puzzle maze too, just in case.
by Deva
Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90163
Views: 8912505

Re: Thoughts for ships

Cannot recall ever seeing one weasel. Presumes something unnatural about eighty-four in a small area. (Perhaps not that small, actually. Just did the math. Expects about one weasel per 24933 cubic feet of dirt. Amounts to less after factoring in basements, pipes, actual burrow depth, and whatnot.) P...
by Deva
Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90163
Views: 8912505

Re: Thoughts for ships

Momentary/Meandering/Meditations: Gains an extraordinary power: weasel detection. Perceives the number of weasels within one hundred feet, but not direction. Senses eighty-four weasels nearby. Works only on the live animal, not duplicitous people. Remains steady at eighty-four at the present locatio...
by Deva
Fri Oct 26, 2018 2:32 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15136
Views: 2591173

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

To take the jokes in the darker direction... A wild school shooter appears! Choirboi uses Thoughts and Prayers. It's not very effective... Misunderstood the strategy. Entered at a low level. Prayed to gain experience. Amounts to setting up buffs. Countered with Foul Play, unfortunately. Turned thei...
by Deva
Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:39 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1934
Views: 540196

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

Chip’s Challenge?

The Endless Night?
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Hogbear?
The Endless Night DOS.png
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Will mention Indenture too, as a game notably similar to Adventure.
by Deva
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15136
Views: 2591173

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

Accidentally sent an e-mail with the subject "meeting" from the United States embassy in Australia. Contained this image: Cat Pyjama Jam.jpg Followed it with an apology. "Sorry to disappoint those of you who were hoping to attend this 'cat pyjama-jam' party, but such an event falls we...
by Deva
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:23 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1934
Views: 540196

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

by Deva
Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:33 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic
Replies: 664
Views: 259502

Re: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic

Found it. Title: Exposition Fairy. Marked it as "Safe".
Spoiler:
Cliches.jpg
by Deva
Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:20 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of
Replies: 760
Views: 278421

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

Perhaps Mean Girls? Watched it too long ago to be certain. Cannot tell by isolated quotes. May qualify more with the teacher rather than a parent, also.
by Deva
Sat Oct 06, 2018 3:41 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic
Replies: 664
Views: 259502

Re: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic

I thought I recalled reading a rare SFW Oglaf comic that juxtaposes a bunch of old cliches, along the lines of "This is all a dream", "This is a hallucination", "You're actually in hell", and so on. Unfortunately I can't seem to find it in any of the SFW Oglaf dumps an...
by Deva
Fri Sep 28, 2018 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32696
Views: 2492959

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Chaos So as mpolo is unrecruitables and loses the double vote and becomes a cop I think the most likely outcome is a town cult draw. Which is a result I doubt has ever happened before. Deva or Bessie can you confirm? Wam's Chaos Mafia Sees none among the records. Lists one "Draw", though....
by Deva
Tue Sep 25, 2018 6:59 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1934
Views: 540196

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

Ball Breakers? Shows the Playstation version. Supposedly released it for Windows too.
by Deva
Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Can't find a good image of this.
Replies: 13
Views: 3990

Re: Can't find a good image of this.

For the record: 172 image searches. Doubled some, oddly, perhaps due to hitting more results. Should be 165+ different searches, ignoring those and a typo. Keywords: (Grouped by type, not search amount) - Pool, Rope Swing, Dock, River, Beach - Kids, Children - Differences, Contrast, Outlook Life - A...
by Deva
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Can't find a good image of this.
Replies: 13
Views: 3990

Re: Can't find a good image of this.

Does age matter significantly? Pool 3.jpg Could try a Photoshop (or equivalent) solution too. Combine these (and add/remove color), for example: pool-clipart-swimming-class-724524-5088346.jpg 169_DippingToe_thumb.jpg Fits with a different coloring book style page too, probably. Beats endlessly searc...
by Deva
Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Can't find a good image of this.
Replies: 13
Views: 3990

Re: Can't find a good image of this.

Does this Calvin and Hobbes comic suffice?
Calvin Hobbes Water.jpeg
by Deva
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Can't find a good image of this.
Replies: 13
Views: 3990

Re: Can't find a good image of this.

Found two somewhat close. Pool 1.jpg Chose this for the child's stance on the left. Interpreted that as uncertainty. Appears significantly different from their neighbor, at least. Pool 2.jpg Captures the essence, if not the water. Proved difficult due to typically occurring at opposite ends of the p...
by Deva
Thu Sep 13, 2018 5:35 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32696
Views: 2492959

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Wam's Chaos Game Given two random players among three Scum and eight Town, Odds of selecting two Town: 8/11 * 7/10 = 56/110. (~50.9%) Odds of one Scum, one Town: 2 * (8/11 * 3/10) = 48/110. (~43.6%) Odds of two Scum: 3/11 * 2/10 = 6/110. (~5.5%) Alternatively: Odds of...
by Deva
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:07 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32696
Views: 2492959

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Wheel of Time 3: If I ever do a secondary win condition game again, remind me never to do one involving word counts again... It took me the best part of 40 minutes to verify that Mark failed today...! On the plus side, at least it means I don't have to keep doing it. Wheel of Time 3 How did you...
by Deva
Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90163
Views: 8912505

Re: Thoughts for ships

Feels some degree of welcome, at least. Cannot say that of many other places.
by Deva
Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90163
Views: 8912505

Re: Thoughts for ships

Planned to stick around for seven days. Turned into seven years (and change). Evokes mild amazement at every milestone.

Declines membership to the Pie of the Week club. Dislikes Bobcat Pie.

(Hm. Evidently posted that over ten years ago.)
by Deva
Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1687893

Re: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)

Learned about the Ebola vaccine. Stores it at -60 to -80 degrees Celsius. Proves difficult to transport. Mentioned (in an 2015 article) using jet fuel to keep the storage containers cold. Maintains the temperature for five days.

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