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by freezeblade
Fri May 10, 2019 4:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How capitalist free markets can be used to save the environment
Replies: 8
Views: 727

Re: How capitalist free markets can be used to save the environment

I'd read a book set in this universe. Also, if/when this happens, yall can find me running a back-to-the-land commune somewhere in rural coastal California. good luck, that's where everybody wants to live and why it's so ridiculously expensive to live there I'm from there, and it's still mostly emp...
by freezeblade
Thu May 09, 2019 11:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How capitalist free markets can be used to save the environment
Replies: 8
Views: 727

Re: How capitalist free markets can be used to save the environment

I'd read a book set in this universe. Also, if/when this happens, yall can find me running a back-to-the-land commune somewhere in rural coastal California. Alternatively, runaway capitalism can result in the death of all blue-collar workers, leaving the oligarchs and corporate fat-cats to fend for ...
by freezeblade
Thu May 09, 2019 10:16 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Unlikely Superheroes (Day 3)
Replies: 427
Views: 5433

Re: Unlikely Superheroes (Day 1)

LaserGuy wrote:Voting rules:
16. Some of the rules in this section may be modified due to certain abilities.


I'm guessing this implies some vote-fuckery powers, possibly loud/public. If any of these is in the hands of mafia, I change my likely setup numbers to 8-2-1
by freezeblade
Thu May 09, 2019 6:10 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Unlikely Superheroes (Day 3)
Replies: 427
Views: 5433

Re: Unlikely Superheroes (Day 1)

- freezeblade - need more from you. what indie roles fit your criteria? Indies I would expect could be with a 7-3-1 setup: Survivor, Indie PGO of some sort (more likely to be targeted by scum), a mafia-listener role of some sort, mason (recruiting?), indie-jailer, commuter, basically non-killing ro...
by freezeblade
Wed May 08, 2019 9:05 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Unlikely Superheroes (Day 3)
Replies: 427
Views: 5433

Re: Unlikely Superheroes (Day 1)

I am also in the 7-3-1 Camp, with the indie being town-aligned, or with a power that more benefit a townie-play rather than a scummy-play.

With 7-3-1 however I wouldn't expect there to be a scum day-chat, as that gives much more advantage in coordination.
by freezeblade
Wed May 08, 2019 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Unlikely Superheroes (Day 3)
Replies: 427
Views: 5433

Re: Unlikely Superheroes (Pregame)

Confirm, along with a note of my not-really-playing-on-weekends. Apparently the weekend has been extended... Extended, more like my "D1 sucks" refrain. Although the psudo miller claim is interesting. My guess is that they just can't be investigated, null on the T-S scale though, as I'm gu...
by freezeblade
Mon May 06, 2019 7:00 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Unlikely Superheroes (Day 3)
Replies: 427
Views: 5433

Re: Unlikely Superheroes (Pregame)

Confirm, along with a note of my not-really-playing-on-weekends.
by freezeblade
Thu May 02, 2019 9:40 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Game of Thrones: The TV Show (novelisation coming soon)
Replies: 2121
Views: 353661

Re: Game of Thrones: The TV Show (novelisation coming soon)

Re: Newest episode I blame GRRM not being more involved in the process of writing, now that we're out of book territory. George relished in killing characters, the current show runners are more hesitant to kill off any viewer's favorite characters. None of the deaths in that battle episode w...
by freezeblade
Wed May 01, 2019 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The "Thread Necromancy" Game
Replies: 17209
Views: 1647022

Re: The "Thread Necromancy" Game

a couple o days
by freezeblade
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:03 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 274
Views: 48333

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

Another advantage is that the wild chiles here, though tiny, incredibly seedy, and taking a long time to ripen, are super flavorful. They’ve got this incredibly complex, wonderful flavor that’s hard to put into words. I made some hot sauce using just them, salt, and a bit of Mexican oregano, and so...
by freezeblade
Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 274
Views: 48333

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

Around my house, there’s wild, perennial chiles. Normal chiles die over winter here, but I’ve literally never seen the wild ones die over winter, even with temperatures down to 17°F! Ordinary chiles were domesticated in the tropics and don’t have much cold hardiness, but I’d bet you could breed in ...
by freezeblade
Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:57 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)
Replies: 7487
Views: 803929

Re: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)

Unlikely Superheroes and Improbable Supervillains Super strength? No. Super speed? If only. Flight? Yeah, right. When it came to the superpower lottery, your ticket said "Please play again." But when the forces of evil rise up and all of the A-list superheroes are busy, who will stand aga...
by freezeblade
Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:03 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Complete)
Replies: 64
Views: 2655

Re: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Complete)

This concept is fun, I'd be down for a larger 8+ game, call it "wine-afia"
by freezeblade
Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:16 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Complete)
Replies: 64
Views: 2655

Re: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Day 2)

Somitomi Last active:Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:22 pm Etc/GMT+8
by freezeblade
Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Complete)
Replies: 64
Views: 2655

Re: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Day 2)

Well, I already claimed.

I'd love to hear everyone else's.
by freezeblade
Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:18 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8591
Views: 810232

Re: Trump presidency

Sadly, that kind of rant is a small reason many voted for Trump in the first place. Elections are won in the middle ground - by appealing to the masses, and hyperbole like calling ordinary right-wing voices on this board 'fucking evil' is just a complete turn-off. All you'll get is people saying 'w...
by freezeblade
Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:35 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Complete)
Replies: 64
Views: 2655

Re: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Day 2)

freezeblade wrote:What has Somi done that is more trustworthy than I?

What have you done that's more trustworthy than I? :P[/quote]

Nothing, which is why I was confused with the selection!

I'm pretty sure that flipping a coin would be just as accurate at the moment.
by freezeblade
Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Complete)
Replies: 64
Views: 2655

Re: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Day 2)

Why exactly is that the fallback this game? or are you saying that's the standard fallback? (which, really with my always-scummy meta, I'm not surprised).

What has Somi done that is more trustworthy than I?
by freezeblade
Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:44 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Complete)
Replies: 64
Views: 2655

Re: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Day 2)

Affirmative. So in that case. I only know I'm town, so I'm voting for myself.

Those that don't know, I don't typically play on weekends. I'll see if I can stop in on my phone, but we'll see.

vote: Freezeblade
by freezeblade
Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:38 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Complete)
Replies: 64
Views: 2655

Re: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Day 2)

Well, there's the doctor. I I don't have much of a read on anyone else, but there's one person that I know is town, myself. Sooooo On second though, before I vote for myself, I read the rules again to make sure it isn't against them, and found this: Faction win conditions: Town wins when all classic...
by freezeblade
Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:42 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Complete)
Replies: 64
Views: 2655

Re: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Day 1)

Fuck it.

vote: jimbob
by freezeblade
Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:42 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Complete)
Replies: 64
Views: 2655

Re: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Day 1)

Gods, I hate D1.

Uhhhh. shall I hammer? I have nothing against a jimbob lynch, his content has been pretty townie-feeling.

For the firs time in a while, I don't have to worry about night actions or night chat! (I'm not mafia for once, and my only "power" is miller).

Bring on D2 says I!
by freezeblade
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2138: "Wanna see the code?"
Replies: 7
Views: 1453

Re: 2138: "Wanna see the code?"

rmsgrey wrote:So what's really being asked is "would you mind peer-reviewing my code?"

Exactly.
by freezeblade
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:58 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Complete)
Replies: 64
Views: 2655

Re: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Day 1)

Well, with the goal change of wanting your own team dead, I'm pretty sure most "standard" power roles will be pretty counter productive. I really don't see much downside in claiming my role. I'm a miller, and will appear as mafia if investigated by a cop (if we have one). Although my prese...
by freezeblade
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:06 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Complete)
Replies: 64
Views: 2655

Re: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Day 1)

Correct about me on weekends. It's monday now though, so here I am!

I'm still not sure how power roles effect the lynch order, seems lynching members of your own team is most important, beginning with the most vanilla.
by freezeblade
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:25 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (Complete)
Replies: 64
Views: 2655

Re: Reversi Mini: Losing is Winning (pre-game show)

Aye!
by freezeblade
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:21 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Julian assange arrested
Replies: 21
Views: 1682

Re: Julian assange arrested

The investigation into the alleged rape, which he denied, was later dropped because he had evaded the arrest warrant. The Swedish Prosecution Authority has said it is now considering whether to resume the inquiry before the statute of limitations runs out in August 2020. Since when are criminal cha...
by freezeblade
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:48 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The "Thread Necromancy" Game
Replies: 17209
Views: 1647022

Re: The "Thread Necromancy" Game

toasting a bread
by freezeblade
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2020 Presidency Campaign for the Future
Replies: 127
Views: 7426

Re: 2020 Presidency Campaign for the Future

sardia wrote:("wars are easy to win' or " fire Mueller", or " let's shut down the borders")


Well, the last one he's currently threatening to do. He's pretty close on the first one too (Trade wars are easy to win).
by freezeblade
Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:17 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4502
Views: 680566

Re: The Darker Side of the News

I've read that CO 2 poisoning is painful, not so sure about CO. Maybe Nitrogen asphyxiation could be better? I've read that as it's pretty much just oxygen starvation, it's actually euphoric just before death, but that may not sit well with people, because they want the accused to suffer just enough...
by freezeblade
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:17 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)
Replies: 7487
Views: 803929

Re: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)

Reversi A normal, everyday game, with just one important twist. Mod: SuicideJunkie Size: 7+ Speed: 5 day/ 2 Night Start Date: TBD (Mid April) Bastardry: One. All the usual rules and mechanics except: You must play AGAINST your faction's win condition. Faction win conditions: Town wins when the Mafi...
by freezeblade
Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2131: “Emojidome”
Replies: 123
Views: 11081

Re: 2131: “Emojidome”

captHij wrote:Left emoji have an unfair advantage. Also, the votes from people from less populated areas should be given more weight. Otherwise they will not be able to impose their values on everyone else.


Too real. I weep for our voting system.
by freezeblade
Thu Mar 28, 2019 12:08 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6839
Views: 1092677

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Well, almost anything is better than the current state of affairs for these. Here's what happens currently where I live (Answered for Oakland, CA.) 1. Dude is acting unhinged, so I clutch my pearls and call the cops. Unless they are acting violently, there's no reason to call. People die from police...
by freezeblade
Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:48 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32705
Views: 2500329

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

I still think that another option would be for Mafia to either not know each other (like we did in Asylum or Alien mafia) with no night-chat (or though a third party app/site that anonymizes the names). Perhaps no NK, or randomly assign the decision for NK target to a member of the remaining mafia e...
by freezeblade
Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:51 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8591
Views: 810232

Re: Trump presidency

The constitution didn't count on the concept of "parties" which would use their power in a unified front to essentially be above the law. Which is exactly how it's playing out in current politics.
by freezeblade
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:16 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Homemade caramels
Replies: 31
Views: 1848

Re: Homemade caramels

I just looked up "lilikoi" as I had no idea what it was. Passion Frut! Love the stuff, try a pinch of fresh nutmeg in there with it, so nice.

I keep passion fruit puree in my fridge around for tiki drinks.

You're making me want to make some now.
by freezeblade
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:32 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8591
Views: 810232

Re: Trump presidency

Breaking: Mueller report released to Attorney General Barr

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/justic ... rr-n974006

I wonder how much of it we will end up seeing?
by freezeblade
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The "Thread Necromancy" Game
Replies: 17209
Views: 1647022

Re: The "Thread Necromancy" Game

duck?
by freezeblade
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:12 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Dinner Roll Part II
Replies: 3
Views: 413

Re: Dinner Roll Part II

Crunching the numbers, and converting to rough weight measurements, here's the ratios for the recipe you used (Baker's percentages in parenthesis): 300g Flour (100%) 50g Egg (17%) [assuming standard large egg] 28g sugar (9%) 7g salt (2%) 7g yeast (2%) [as written, when using 5 tsp, it's nearly 6%] I...
by freezeblade
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:58 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8258
Views: 776227

Re: You must not say duck

Duck?

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