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by Jiggsy
Thu Mar 12, 2009 6:23 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: D&D - Help with character progression...
Replies: 7
Views: 3475

D&D - Help with character progression...

Hey guys... i'm currently playing Return to Castle Ravenloft with a few friends, who are A LOT more experienced with RPG than i am... I've got a pretty cool char concept IMO, and was wondering where people thought i should take it from here...it's the first really convulted character i've played, be...
by Jiggsy
Wed Jul 02, 2008 5:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0439: "Thinking Ahead"
Replies: 164
Views: 29236

Re: "Thinking Ahead" Discussion

amazonjane wrote:Yay for nonexistant relationships.


Or purely existential ones...
by Jiggsy
Wed Jun 25, 2008 6:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0439: "Thinking Ahead"
Replies: 164
Views: 29236

Re: "Thinking Ahead" Discussion

SD-Knex wrote:No less spooky.


Really? Cos i kinda would've thought it did... Damn interwebs putting me in touch with like-minded people! We can't ALL dominate the world!
by Jiggsy
Sun Jun 22, 2008 11:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0438: "Internet Argument"
Replies: 118
Views: 42140

Re: Internet Argument Discussion

Pro tip: Don't diss someone's country in IRC. Haha! I'm not surprised that an AUSTRALIAN would say that. Your country is so big and useless that it makes your mom look good in comparison. The place was supposed to be upside down but most of you can't even walk on your hands. The only good things th...
by Jiggsy
Sun Jun 22, 2008 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0439: "Thinking Ahead"
Replies: 164
Views: 29236

Re: "Thinking Ahead" Discussion

botanydave wrote:It just never occured to me that other nerds were also going through this


Either this is a very common scenario (likely), or we're all part of some XKCDian Hivemind... Spooky!
by Jiggsy
Thu Jun 19, 2008 12:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0438: "Internet Argument"
Replies: 118
Views: 42140

Re: "Internet Arguement" Discussion

Arguing on the internet is like competing in the Special Olympics. Even if you win, you're still an idiot. I don't mean to have a go at you, honest, but the quote is actually "Even if you win, you're still retarded ." Essentially, even without meaning it, you've said that all those amazin...
by Jiggsy
Wed Jun 18, 2008 6:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0438: "Internet Argument"
Replies: 118
Views: 42140

Re: Internet Argument Discussion

Xeio wrote:
aleflamedyud wrote:God, what a bitch that flying girl is.

Say that to her face! :roll:


Xeio... isn't that the point of this comic? :D
by Jiggsy
Wed Jun 18, 2008 4:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0438: "Internet Argument"
Replies: 118
Views: 42140

Re: Internet Argument Discussion

This comic is so true. It's easier to emphasize anger and strong emotions twards towards words, mear mere text on a flat surface, than it is twards (again, towards a living person. Text can only go so far, but a face2face face-to-face conversation always beats screaming at a monitor. Emotioncons Em...
by Jiggsy
Fri Jun 06, 2008 1:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0413: "New Pet"
Replies: 251
Views: 61843

Re: "New Pet" Discussion

I'm not technical enough to be able to actually manifest my dreams... Ideally i'd like mine to be self-aware... and preferably with a slight destructive streak, but one that respects my persoal belongings... =) So for anyone actually making them in Aus, there's my checklist. Meet those specs, and i ...
by Jiggsy
Fri Jun 06, 2008 1:31 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Iron Man Movie Discussion
Replies: 231
Views: 21782

Re: Iron Man Movie Discussion

aleflamedyud wrote:Oh, there are *some* original things on the internet. It's just that those are the bits you really don't want to know about.


Rule 34? There's a different thread for that... I'd link to it, but i'm too scared to look at it...
by Jiggsy
Thu May 29, 2008 1:14 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Why, videogames, why? (The Horror... the HORRORRRR)
Replies: 118
Views: 10581

Re: Why, videogames, why? (Horror)

Watch your back... The AI is lethally intelligent, and adaptive. Just cos theres two in front of you, doesn't mean that the others aren't sneaking around to flank you. Can't say the same about your allies. I was gonna say something about how they improved this in Extraction Point... But then i reme...
by Jiggsy
Sun May 25, 2008 11:10 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Why, videogames, why? (The Horror... the HORRORRRR)
Replies: 118
Views: 10581

Re: Why, videogames, why? (Horror)

Aethernox wrote:Headcrabs.


...That sound... that skritch, skritch... that always seemd to be right behind you, or just around that next corner...
*cold shivers*
by Jiggsy
Sun May 18, 2008 10:51 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Iron Man Movie Discussion
Replies: 231
Views: 21782

Re: Iron Man Movie Discussion

And how does "I want to protect the people i send into harms way" translate to keeping the iron suit to himself? Issuing these things to infantrymen could reduce combat casualties to ~0. Zero casualties on which side? And what if both sides of the war had them? Besides... this is what com...
by Jiggsy
Thu May 15, 2008 6:06 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Dual-Monitor Issue
Replies: 17
Views: 2819

Re: Dual-Monitor Issue

Shai wrote:...I don't think I have any more PCI slots left, there's one PCI-Express but I don't want to use that up with another graphic card...


New Motherboard. And i wouldn't bother using NVidia's setup utility. It wreaks havok with Vista (or Vice-Versa).
by Jiggsy
Thu May 15, 2008 5:26 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: OH GOD OH GOD... wait, wrong game.
Replies: 52
Views: 6430

Re: OH GOD OH GOD... wait, wrong game.

...I Burnout 3: Takedown ... I had a friend call me up after introducing him to the 'Crash Party' section of this game... He was furious at me, because he was stuck a t a set of traffic lights, with three tankers, a bus, and a shitload of cars around, and had already started smoking the tyres up, g...
by Jiggsy
Thu May 15, 2008 5:10 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Why, videogames, why? (The Horror... the HORRORRRR)
Replies: 118
Views: 10581

Re: Why, videogames, why? (Horror)

Tbh ive wanted to play FEAR for ages but ive been put off as i get the impression it would scare the bejesus out of me so ive left well alone Don't know if anyone's quoted this yet, but i have a few pieces of advice for playing FEAR. 1. LEAVE THE FRIGGING LIGHTS ON! 2. NO, SERIOUSLY, LEAVE THE LIGH...
by Jiggsy
Thu May 15, 2008 3:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0413: "New Pet"
Replies: 251
Views: 61843

Re: "New Pet" Discussion

Not_a_Spambot wrote:Great, but how are you going to keep it from frying itself?


Bubble wrap? :D

I'm just the ideas man... it's the more tech-savvy guys in here that are supposed to implement my dreams!
by Jiggsy
Thu May 15, 2008 12:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0413: "New Pet"
Replies: 251
Views: 61843

Re: "New Pet" Discussion

While a missile launcher like that would be fun, it's not exactly dangerous, or even deadly. Maybe a C&C:RA-style Tesla Coil... with variable strength settings so you can shock the family cat, or fry it instead!
by Jiggsy
Wed May 14, 2008 11:57 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Iron Man Movie Discussion
Replies: 231
Views: 21782

Re: Iron Man Movie Discussion

I liked Spider-Man 3 and don't really understand where all the nerd rage comes from... Venom was a pussy. You can't turn the biggest bad-ass antihero in the Spiderman universe (and possibly the Marvel universe) into some pansy who gets his ass kicked, and is almost as annoying as Emo-Man throughout...
by Jiggsy
Wed May 14, 2008 12:26 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Iron Man Movie Discussion
Replies: 231
Views: 21782

Re: Iron Man Movie Discussion

...wasn't Iron Man a song by Black Sabbath sung by Ozzy Osborne? Just a quick note dude... Ozzy WAS the lead singer for Sabbath... like.. the WHOLE time... No he wasn't. Okay... what i meant was that when 'Paranoid' was released, Ozzy was the lead singer, until 1979, when he got fired, and Dio took...
by Jiggsy
Mon May 12, 2008 6:00 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Perry Cox or Gregory House?
Replies: 167
Views: 20389

Re: Perry Cox or Gregory House?

The Ethos wrote:...Scrubs is just a much more realistic medical show.


Scrubs was actually voted most realistic medical show by american doctors and nurses about three years ago...
by Jiggsy
Mon May 12, 2008 4:45 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Iron Man Movie Discussion
Replies: 231
Views: 21782

Re: Iron Man Movie Discussion

tehmikey wrote:...wasn't Iron Man a song by Black Sabbath sung by Ozzy Osborne?


Just a quick note dude... Ozzy WAS the lead singer for Sabbath... like.. the WHOLE time...
by Jiggsy
Wed May 07, 2008 10:42 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Need help with creating D&D Characters
Replies: 23
Views: 3858

Re: Need help with creating D&D Characters

Well, there's only the last 5 or 6 rooms left, so i think we'll be fine... =) After all, the only char we lost was the Monk (and his Ghost cohort), which left my beguiler nice and open to do sneaky things without being caught... =D
by Jiggsy
Mon May 05, 2008 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Need help with creating D&D Characters
Replies: 23
Views: 3858

Re: Need help with creating D&D Characters

Eazy1980 wrote:the dwarf fighter had a talent for finding pit traps


'finding?'

should read: "the dwarf fighter had a talent for being told by the Beguiler to run along a hallway/into a crossroads/kick a swinging door"

:twisted:
by Jiggsy
Sun May 04, 2008 11:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0413: "New Pet"
Replies: 251
Views: 61843

Re: "New Pet" Discussion

Not_a_Spambot wrote:...a fully paid stay at a room at Guantanamo Bay. :wink: ...


Without getting too off topic, isn't it only terrorism depending on what side you use it against? :mrgreen:
by Jiggsy
Sun May 04, 2008 11:44 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.
Replies: 1738
Views: 368036

Re: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

TheTankengine wrote:I've had Toohey's New at an Outback. It was delicious!


That's like the Tradesman's beer... if you liked New, Extra Dry will go down like Ambrosia... =D
by Jiggsy
Sun May 04, 2008 11:38 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Need help with creating D&D Characters
Replies: 23
Views: 3858

Re: Need help with creating D&D Characters

...Beguiler is a terrible choice for ToH... So... Yesterday we hit up the Tomb of Horrors... my Beguiler only missed finding ONE pit trap, couldn't open ONE locked door (DC41), and only got hit by ONE shooting spike trap (which was magic). Okay, by the end of that pit trap, i was down to 2hp, but i...
by Jiggsy
Fri May 02, 2008 5:10 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Need help with creating D&D Characters
Replies: 23
Views: 3858

Re: Need help with creating D&D Characters

I quite like that idea... As for Core stuff, PHB/PHBII, MM, DMG/DMG2 (and some of the Complete books.) I was also thinking about going an archer as a backup char... Human (Level-Class-Feats-Class Abilities) 1-Ranger-PBShot, Precise Shot-Fav En (Undead), Track*, Wild Empathy 2-Ranger-...
by Jiggsy
Fri May 02, 2008 12:12 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Need help with creating D&D Characters
Replies: 23
Views: 3858

Re: Need help with creating D&D Characters

Swift Hunter does sound like a good way to go, i think... I may have left it a bit late to change entirely, but i might have one set up as a secondary char in case my first one dies... I haven't heard of the scout class before... is it pre-3.5ed? Or did i just miss it completely in PHB? [EDIT] Unfor...
by Jiggsy
Thu May 01, 2008 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0417: "The Man Who Fell Sideways"
Replies: 174
Views: 44319

Re: "The Man Who Fell Sideways" Discussion

...I had just spent my Sunday reading the entire archive. It's a nice comic... [plug] About two weeks after the famed April Fool's switch Jeph & Randall pulled on us, i started reading QC. It's a shameless plug here, i know, but i love it. QC & XKCD have become the only two webcomics i chec...
by Jiggsy
Thu May 01, 2008 6:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0413: "New Pet"
Replies: 251
Views: 61843

Re: "New Pet" Discussion

R.K. wrote:...Without using explosives...


Why are we ruling out the use of explosives? :twisted: I'm thinking a low-yield guide-by-wire tactical thermonuclear device... then we can get some government funding on the bitches!
by Jiggsy
Thu May 01, 2008 6:21 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.
Replies: 1738
Views: 368036

Re: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

Shit! i can't believe i forgot that one! My sincerest apologies...

It seems to be a running thing, but once again, i blame work for my ignorance...

. o 0 (if only i could get paid to be on the xkcd forums...) *subtle wink at mods* =P
by Jiggsy
Thu May 01, 2008 3:30 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Need help with creating D&D Characters
Replies: 23
Views: 3858

Re: Need help with creating D&D Characters

So what kind of char build would you suggest then?

Keep in mind that this is for Tomb of Horrors as well, so traps, undead, etc... I've read that beguilers aren't too effective against anything without a brain, per se. It was more for the rogue-like abilities, arcane casting and the cheeky nature...
by Jiggsy
Thu May 01, 2008 3:24 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Generic O'Malley's Sit-Down Restaurant Chain Discussion
Replies: 111
Views: 10666

Re: Generic O'Malley's Sit-Down Restaurant Chain Discussion

The only Outback i've been to is the one out west, near Glenhaven... My favourite memory is when they tried to foist a rump steak onto me when i'd ordered the rib eye. It's a little hard to try and convince someone with restaurant experience that the thin, flat, average sized piece of meat they've c...
by Jiggsy
Thu May 01, 2008 3:21 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.
Replies: 1738
Views: 368036

Re: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

So why is it that your country is only known for Foster's? ;) There's a simple answer to this question... We don't drink it, so we flog it off to people who don't know any better! (And before the flame war starts, I'M KIDDING! Only about the 'not knowing any better bit. I seriously don't know anyon...
by Jiggsy
Thu May 01, 2008 1:50 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Generic O'Malley's Sit-Down Restaurant Chain Discussion
Replies: 111
Views: 10666

Re: Generic O'Malley's Sit-Down Restaurant Chain Discussion

I worked at Hoggie's in Castle Hill for 1 night. One. They dropped me in there (Just turned 18) and told me to close the bar down... By myself... With no training... Awesome management skills... On a side note, i went on to manage the restaurant directly underneath it 3 years later, and spent most o...
by Jiggsy
Thu May 01, 2008 1:48 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.
Replies: 1738
Views: 368036

Re: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

I'm not sure if any of the other aussies in the forum have jumped in on this one (and i'll be disappointed if they haven't!). I come from a country best known (IMHO) for it's distinctive love of beer... Real Beer... not the watered-down stuff that Americans (stereotypically) drink... A few good ones...
by Jiggsy
Thu May 01, 2008 12:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0413: "New Pet"
Replies: 251
Views: 61843

Re: "New Pet" Discussion

You know, now that i look at your original post, it doesn't even mention anything about heat... My apologies... (I'm using work as an excuse for my ignorance in this case... Damn having to do shit when i could be plotting the downfall of civilisation with an army of these robots!)
by Jiggsy
Thu May 01, 2008 12:49 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Generic O'Malley's Sit-Down Restaurant Chain Discussion
Replies: 111
Views: 10666

Re: Generic O'Malley's Sit-Down Restaurant Chain Discussion

Oooh! Just remembered!

Australia also has Hog's Breath Cafe and Lone Star as a couple of american style steakhouses... (Outback steakhouse as well, to a degree, but i think there's only two in NSW)
by Jiggsy
Thu May 01, 2008 12:47 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Need help with creating D&D Characters
Replies: 23
Views: 3858

Re: Need help with creating D&D Characters

I should also mention that our DM is being fairly lenient when it comes to this module... And that this is really only the second module i've played (the first being an ongoing World's Biggest Dungeon Crawl) We're not buying items as such, and got to roll for a few. At the moment, as the char stands...

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