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by Hentzau
Sat Apr 25, 2009 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How many forum users have you pissed off?
Replies: 72
Views: 6040

Re: How many forum users have you pissed off?

Well, other than here, I think the count is at about 18.

Protip: 'Does God Exist?' threads help massively to up that number.
by Hentzau
Sat Mar 21, 2009 1:00 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 481167

Re: WoWzers!

To be sure, it hits DPS with the ugly stick. But with all the CC abilities and preparation it becomes eminently possible to play CC and uber-kite. It's a choice between ES and Preparation, in other words between nuke and pop CDs to survive or fight a war of attrition. In straight DPS - race fights, ...
by Hentzau
Fri Mar 20, 2009 8:16 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 481167

Re: WoWzers!

I plan to have a standard survival 2/18/51 raiding spec (or whatever is in vogue when it rolls round), with an option on this curveball of a MM/Surv hybrid: http://www.wowhead.com/?talent=cZbeVcoozZechis0IuxuV0o . By having Preparation, Scatter Shot, Counterattack, and Wyvern Sting in my arsenal, pl...
by Hentzau
Wed Mar 11, 2009 4:59 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 481167

Re: WoWzers!

The Darkmoon Faire is in town. On Khadgar EU I filled a Portals deck for under 200g, had Darkmoon Card : Twisting Nether within four hours of deciding to get it. So then epic win ensues. My prot pally partner and I ( SV hunter) go into arenas. Eventually, in Lordaeron, we fight a prot pally and an a...
by Hentzau
Sat Mar 07, 2009 4:07 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 481167

Re: WoWzers!

I might see a partial point, as I think some of the other stun/interrupt pet effects might have a longer cooldown, or that might have been significantly normalised and shortened, I dunno. Stuff like Wasp Sting, Silithid Webbing. But I don't roll with any of the PvP-"¡This cheese is burning me!...
by Hentzau
Thu Feb 26, 2009 8:06 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: D&D - Non-standard party dynamics
Replies: 22
Views: 3249

Re: D&D - Non-standard party dynamics

Odd how this is all 'break down the door'. So I give you an unusual roleplaying group: Typically ,or so I understand, alignment is typically good in parties, for questing reasons. Not so in my old party: Me- Lawful Evil Sourceror (later lich). The party's fop. Whenever I could get away with it, I wa...
by Hentzau
Sat Feb 14, 2009 7:12 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Modern Dungeon.
Replies: 367
Views: 27411

Re: The Modern Dungeon.

Dennis is nowhere to be found. However, there is a loose floorboard and a suspicious wall hanging.
by Hentzau
Sat Feb 14, 2009 7:09 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 481167

Re: WoWzers!

My hunter is very much looking forward to 3.1 [http://www.wowinsider.com/2009/02/05/patch-3-1-class-changes-for-mages-hunters-death-knights-and-p/] No more ammunition required for hunters, absolutely fantastic. I think the way it will be introduced is like rogue throwing weapons were back in the da...
by Hentzau
Wed Jan 28, 2009 9:36 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Book Challenge
Replies: 261
Views: 20864

Re: The Book Challenge

"Exhibited in these thoughts and activities is a conception of the self-as-human."
by Hentzau
Wed Jan 28, 2009 9:27 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Build an Arsenal
Replies: 175
Views: 13822

Re: Build an Arsenal

Hedge strimmer (petrol)
Epee
Baseball bat
28lb. Recurve bow w/arrows
by Hentzau
Fri Jan 23, 2009 5:07 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 481167

Re: WoWzers!

As much as I hate the Steady Shot nerf, the part where Alliance got Wintergrasp for going on 24 hours (Khadgar EU) was AWESOME.

1. Perma-farm
2. VoA
3. ???
4. PROFIT
by Hentzau
Fri Jan 16, 2009 11:20 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Mornington Crescent
Replies: 2654
Views: 254635

Re: Mornington Crescent

I'm going to invoke Tsunemoto's Japanese gambit and declare:

Mornington Crescent.
by Hentzau
Thu Jan 15, 2009 8:58 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Plot-Mandated Stupidity
Replies: 51
Views: 4055

Re: Plot-Mandated Stupidity

Although Golden Sun is far from innocent, it is possible to refuse to accept the quest at the start, and if you really confirm then you get a message like '... and then the world drifted into darkness'. However, this still fails because It turns out that you were wrong to stop them lighting the ligh...
by Hentzau
Mon Jan 12, 2009 10:55 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: A.K.S.L. (anti kilik scrub league)
Replies: 29
Views: 2212

Re: A.K.S.L. (anti kilik scrub league)

So, Raphael . Most fof the QQ about him spamming is based on 'Triple Botta in Tempo' ( B B B ), which is a simple sidestep or G G G! to avoid, then a quick move during the long immobility if you take the first route. He got massively nerfed following SCII when he had the number of preparations lesse...
by Hentzau
Mon Jan 12, 2009 6:16 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 481167

Re: WoWzers!

So, my guild is quite causal, and we only just hit Naxx last night. As a MM hunter with mostly Swiftarrow gear and a few epics I did 1686 DPS overall in the Arachnid Quarter, and was second in the raid (another MM with better gear was doing 1850- something). My question is this: Is that a good DPS f...
by Hentzau
Sun Jan 11, 2009 5:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90128
Views: 8683050

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (now with 20% more fungus!)

This message is fleeting human contact. Both of us lost. But for the moment, we're lost together. I wonder who you are." How true that is, that quote. Would it be too trite to call that a definition of love itself? I wonder when I'm thinking straight, when that sort of thing seems trite or whe...
by Hentzau
Sun Jan 11, 2009 9:34 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Human "breeding", and its implications
Replies: 95
Views: 12008

Re: Human "breeding", and its implications

Reading these posts, I see that nobody has mentioned the adverse effects of breeding for intelligence. Given the tendency towards autism or autisic indicators in the children of those with high IQs http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20026761.400-the-outer-limits-of-the-human-brain.html?page=2 , t...
by Hentzau
Sat Jan 10, 2009 8:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep! The magic of REM...
Replies: 14
Views: 1591

Re: Sleep! The magic of REM...

I need a ridiculous amount of sleep. Left to my own devices. I can sleep for 10-12 hours in a night. Since I usually get up around 6-6:30am for work, I try to get to bed by 10pm in order to get at least 8 hours (minus mandatory reading time to wind down the brain). But I often don't manage to get t...
by Hentzau
Wed Jan 07, 2009 9:14 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Suicide
Replies: 32
Views: 3153

Re: Suicide

'Runaway Horses', Yukio Mishima.
by Hentzau
Wed Jan 07, 2009 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: No shit, there we were... (Gaming Stories)
Replies: 73
Views: 9764

Re: No shit, there we were...

D&D. So one of our party gets kidnapped to an ancient city that supposedly vanished. We have no idea where it is, and scrying, investigating etc all fails. So I, being a caster type, decide to contact a god and ask. The only god I could think of at the time was Venca. DM: Are you sure? Me: Yes. ...
by Hentzau
Wed Jan 07, 2009 8:52 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Jorge Luis Borges
Replies: 18
Views: 3161

Re: Jorge Luis Borges

He's fantastic. Far and away my favourite is his short story 'The South', such a beautifully nihilistic ending. I think it's featured in 'Fictions'.
by Hentzau
Sun Jan 04, 2009 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Six degrees of DEATH!
Replies: 101
Views: 10729

Re: Six degrees of DEATH!

The graveyard is by a road. A motorist stares at the accident, not watching where he is going. He hits a tree.
by Hentzau
Sat Jan 03, 2009 8:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: If I were to tell you that the world would end in an hour...
Replies: 65
Views: 5636

Re: If I were to tell you that the world would end in an hour...

I'd head for the hills, quite literally. There's no way I'm watching the end of the world from an urban area. I'm going for a highly elevated seat, and holding out hope for pretty lights.
by Hentzau
Wed Dec 24, 2008 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Soul Caliber IV
Replies: 42
Views: 4314

Re: Soul Caliber IV

I haven't played anything after SC2 - did they finally balance Raphael's Y->->-> ->YYY attack? They nerfed him somewhat in terms of messing around the required inputs and reducing him to one preparation. But the B B B / B B B -> B was always balanced, you could either G G G! to gain priority over t...
by Hentzau
Sun Dec 07, 2008 9:14 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Pyrokinetics learn lightning bending from Fire Nation
Replies: 8
Views: 3537

Re: Pyrokinetics learn lightning bending from Fire Nation

Any fire adept from Golden Sun.

They are also resistant to fire.
by Hentzau
Sat Dec 06, 2008 5:33 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: If you were a NPC, what would you say
Replies: 77
Views: 6067

Re: If you were a NPC, what would you say

"Hey, weren't you an NPC in that game I played? You know, the one where you inhabit [player's hometown, detect with their IP] and do [player's job/hobby/life]? Welcome to reality!"
by Hentzau
Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:40 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 481167

Re: WoWzers!

I'm on Khadgar EU. Don't know anyone from XKCD or indeed anyone that I met outside the server there.
by Hentzau
Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Facts you won't accept
Replies: 85
Views: 7532

Re: Facts you won't accept

Arthur C. Clarke, Michael Chrichton, and George Carlin are all dead. I refuse to accept it.
by Hentzau
Thu Dec 04, 2008 1:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Today I am made of Smug ((The Smug Stories Thread))
Replies: 311
Views: 31698

Re: Today I am made of Smug ((The Smug Stories Thread))

Whut? No it's not. It depends on the subject. In physics, you most certainly can get 100% in most modules.


I speak from the shadowy underworld of the arts student.
by Hentzau
Thu Dec 04, 2008 1:14 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: It looks like... a nuclear bomb!
Replies: 424
Views: 31772

Re: It looks like... a nuclear bomb!

The power to bite your ankle off.


That's no superpower, I could do it if I really wanted. In several stages.
by Hentzau
Thu Dec 04, 2008 8:26 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: If you cry, you lose
Replies: 127
Views: 32743

Re: If you cry, you lose

Hmm. I don't know if this qualifies as a game or not.

So far, they just make me feel sober. As if I was intoxicated by something but didn't realise until these blasted things took it away. The friend one, whilst a cliche, is the worst because of its pausibility.
by Hentzau
Thu Dec 04, 2008 8:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Christmas Lists, anyone?
Replies: 46
Views: 25949

Re: Christmas Lists, anyone?

1)Sleep
2)Inordinate amounts of food. Stollen.
3)Dan Everett's new book.
by Hentzau
Wed Dec 03, 2008 11:13 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 481167

Re: WoWzers!

I'll have to bear that in mind about the CC. It's a shame though, survival was ace in the Sunwell patch, beautiful DPS and nice raid buff from Expose Weakness, throw in wyvern sting and it's wonderful. Although I haven't played any WotLK, I fully expect to be tearing my hair out about the scatter sh...
by Hentzau
Wed Dec 03, 2008 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 481167

Re: WoWzers!

only char I have is a naked and broke 70 druid The bombing run quest in Quel'Danas doesn't need any armour to do, that's 10g for your travel expenses, fishing/cooking dailies can be done on 0 gold and get 14- 30 gold, lucky drop and several hundred gold to unrealistically lucky drop for 7000g.. It ...
by Hentzau
Wed Dec 03, 2008 6:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Today I am made of Smug ((The Smug Stories Thread))
Replies: 311
Views: 31698

Re: Today I am made of Smug ((The Smug Stories Thread))

Well, guessing from the use of 'Uni' that we're talking British universities here, 100% is actually an impossible grade on the standard marking system. Your grade converges asymptomatically on 100% the better you do, but that's it. In fact, some universities have a thinly- disguised 17- point system...
by Hentzau
Wed Dec 03, 2008 6:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28597
Views: 3341373

Re: Rant Thread

I'm not entirely sure if I want to go to the other universities I applied to. I would advise that you don't, at least for the time being. I feel from the tone that you only put them down to fill all the blanks on the form; that's an awful reason to go. Take a gap year and have another shot. Earn so...
by Hentzau
Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Revenge on an Ebay Scammer
Replies: 9
Views: 2109

Re: Revenge on an Ebay Scammer

It's the p-p-p-powerbook!

I particularly like how his handwriting looks like a comic strip narration. Gives the whole thing that sarcastic edge.
by Hentzau
Tue Dec 02, 2008 11:15 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You know your tired when....
Replies: 72
Views: 6806

Re: You know your tired when....

When you begin to hallucinate.
by Hentzau
Mon Dec 01, 2008 9:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What **should** you be doing right now?
Replies: 1272
Views: 103694

Re: What **should** you be doing right now?

Getting ready to sleep. It's really quite key to my week's plans that tomorrow is productive.
by Hentzau
Mon Dec 01, 2008 8:10 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Most Excellent Gaming Moments
Replies: 331
Views: 40737

Re: Most Excellent Gaming Moments

As far as multiplayer, the best one hands down is one time my roommate's friend came over to play 007: Nightfire. Most of the weapons available are pretty standard, but one of the special ones is Oddjob's hat from Goldfinger, a bowler hat with a blade in the rim that you throw like a Frisbee. Seemi...

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