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by freezeblade
Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:10 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32431
Views: 2340154

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Meta Mafia II: The Reckoning
Spoiler:
BoomFrg [sic] to avoid tagging wrote:[...] Still I doubt LaserGuy and JimBob are both scum [...]
:shock: :? :( :cry:
by freezeblade
Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:54 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8381
Views: 704668

Re: Trump presidency

spoilered for off topic on "ransom note" meme Ninjaed, but: This is the way ransom notes were made when I was a kid, to avoid handwriting and ink identification, or identification of the typewriter. Back in the days of typewriters and no DNA testing. Thus immortalized in many TV and film p...
by freezeblade
Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:13 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4627
Views: 871050

Re: Today I Made:

Sounds delish. I too am keen on a new brownie recipe. The one I've been using for years actually came from right here in these fora, but for some reason, while I thought it was awesome at the start, the last few times I've made them they turned out to suck. Really chewy. It was in here somewhere. h...
by freezeblade
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8237
Views: 729963

Re: You must not say duck

well that's ducking terrible
by freezeblade
Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8237
Views: 729963

Re: You must not say duck

huh. how's the streak been lately?
by freezeblade
Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8237
Views: 729963

Re: You must not say duck

what's going on in this thread recently? seems like lots of fowl play.
by freezeblade
Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:07 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8381
Views: 704668

Re: Trump presidency

:roll:
by freezeblade
Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:14 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32431
Views: 2340154

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Meta
Spoiler:
When was the last time we actually had a modkill due to inactivity on these forums? I was away for a bit, but I seem to remember it not being standard policy. Players were more apt to take matters into their own hands and LAL, as mods were loath to intervene.
by freezeblade
Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8381
Views: 704668

Re: Trump presidency

by freezeblade
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:30 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4627
Views: 871050

Re: Today I Made:

Does anyone have a really good brownie recipe? I'm looking for soft, slightly-gooey, somewhat dense, intense flavor. Not particularly interested in recipes with baking powder in them - would turn out too fluffy. I've been working on my brownie recipe for a while. I'll write it down when I get home,...
by freezeblade
Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:45 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32431
Views: 2340154

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Meta Mafia II @ bessie

Spoiler:
bessie wrote:Wait, you mean you not only rolled town, but the RNG gave you the entire scum team in the same game? Perhaps the RNG has stopped hating you! Or perhaps not, it did make jim!you scum.
I think that the RNG got confused, and rolled Jimbob scum instead of me.
by freezeblade
Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2007: "Brookhaven RHIC"
Replies: 32
Views: 5276

Re: 2007: "Brookhaven RHIC"

Sableagle wrote:
freezeblade wrote:There can be worse, look at this! https://goo.gl/maps/L5UGmQyNycy

I'm sure the fish shall find it interesting.


Oh cool, zooming into my apartment, it will soon be bay-front property!
by freezeblade
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2007: "Brookhaven RHIC"
Replies: 32
Views: 5276

Re: 2007: "Brookhaven RHIC"

There can be worse, look at this! https://goo.gl/maps/L5UGmQyNycy
by freezeblade
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:37 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8381
Views: 704668

Re: Trump presidency

Paul Manafort ordered to jail after witness-tampering charges while on bail.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/pu ... story.html
by freezeblade
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The "Thread Necromancy" Game
Replies: 17191
Views: 1572959

Re: The "Thread Necromancy" Game

bleep bloop
by freezeblade
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:20 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32431
Views: 2340154

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Spoilered for OT IRL bits @Liri I am moving to pretty nearish you (Novato) from North Carolina in a couple months for grad school. Do you have any advice or tidbits of knowledge to share before I get there? I've been to the Bay Area twice before, most recently this past January for inter...
by freezeblade
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2006: "Customer Rewards"
Replies: 40
Views: 8255

Re: 2006: "Customer Attention"

[...]carbonated alcohol-free wine[...] Wat. I imagined it as that tasty sparkling cider stuff? It's actually wine, with the alcohol cooked off (or though some other means) which is then carbonated. It's not sweet like juice, but dry like wine...just without the alcohol. It's strange stuff, and you ...
by freezeblade
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:55 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32431
Views: 2340154

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Meta Mafia II (Post spoiler reading) Holy Crap. How did I get all three mafia in Team Orange?! :shock: 8-) I just put the names into a RNG to place them into teams. Bit of IRL stuff, for anyone that was concerned: Sorry that I couldn't be more helpful, town. Work is exploding on me right now...
by freezeblade
Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2006: "Customer Rewards"
Replies: 40
Views: 8255

Re: 2006: "Customer Attention"

Where I am, the initial pre-tax value would've been $21.18, but in other places, like parts of Texas, food staples aren't taxed, reducing the effective rate depending on what the groceries comprise. California as well, however it's more complicated than that * with arcane rules and structures. Cali...
by freezeblade
Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:27 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: "Cactus plant"
Replies: 20
Views: 5558

Re: "Cactus plant"

Alternatively, dealing with the succulant "flesh" of a cactus, we're using cactus for a lump (say in cooking) and "cactus plant" is like a "beef animal". Although that's a more off the wall explanation that I have far less confidence in. I use nopales* in cooking relat...
by freezeblade
Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:09 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8381
Views: 704668

Re: Trump presidency

Back to Trumpster Fire: Trump Layer Michael Cohen may cooperate with investigators, as attorneys are expected to leave the case. https://abcnews.go.com/US/trump-lawyer-michael-cohen-cooperate-attorneys-leave-case/story?id=55861988 If he flips, I expect a flurry of arrests or other activity involving...
by freezeblade
Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: "Cactus plant"
Replies: 20
Views: 5558

Re: "Cactus plant"

Cacti
by freezeblade
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2005: "Attention Span"
Replies: 78
Views: 10251

Re: 2005: "Attention Span"

Spoilered for off-topic talk about Stephenson I feel like Stephenson style is best applied to story-lines that take place in the future. I loved both Snowcrash and Diamond Age (Diamond Age especially), but have a hard time with any of his "historical fiction." Maybe it's a susp...
by freezeblade
Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2005: "Attention Span"
Replies: 78
Views: 10251

Re: 2005: "Attention Span"

Anathem is a thick book! I was going to list another Stephenson book that may fit the "thicker than it is wide" criteria: Cryptonomicon . That book is a beast. I'll check if I still have it when I'm at home. I may not have it anymore though, I eventually lost interest in all of the charac...
by freezeblade
Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:02 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4627
Views: 871050

Re: Today I Made:

I made chocolate coated pretzels and yogurt coated pretzels last night. The chocolate ones were great, though it was only 66% cocoa. Has anyone tried eating 100%cocoa chocolate before? Someone warned me away, said it would be too bitter. 100% cocoa solids tastes...terrible. At least, that's my impr...
by freezeblade
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:08 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4627
Views: 871050

Re: Today I Made:

Microwaves are nice for niche cooking, try getting one. Toast herbs and spices and peppers. Cook bacon, and boils water the fastest. Small apartment Kitchen, not much room for one, and I love my toaster oven for most of the applications I would use a microwave for: Toast Herbs: I prefer to do this ...
by freezeblade
Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Meta Mafia II: Day 5
Replies: 1012
Views: 43456

Re: Meta Mafia II: Day Two

SDK saying they are 100% confident in something is very typical of their meta, scum or town, it's just how they roll (We've gotten in arguments about it it other mafia games).
by freezeblade
Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:21 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4627
Views: 871050

Re: Today I Made:

Easier solution, wrap tortillas in damp towel, and microwave for half minute. Same concept, but faster and less cleanup. My wife is Latina, I mentioned this method to her, and she shook her head in dismay :lol: It may work for others I suppose, but I don't own a microwave, and I feel that little bi...
by freezeblade
Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:01 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Meta Mafia II: Day 5
Replies: 1012
Views: 43456

Re: Meta Mafia II: Day Two

If I'm not set to be replaced by EOD, and I'm leading in the votes as a result, I will happily full-claim to help out, as mentioned before, lynching me would be bad for town.
by freezeblade
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:38 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Meta Mafia II: Day 5
Replies: 1012
Views: 43456

Re: Meta Mafia II: Day Two

Hi Folks, I have requested a replacement from the mod. Work dropped a ton of work on my desk earlier this week, and my other live jobs are busy being on fire in the shop. So I'm unable to give this game proper attention, as my posts would be nothing but gut reactions and surface-level impressions, w...
by freezeblade
Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:11 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8381
Views: 704668

Re: Trump presidency

Trump appealing ruling that bars blocking of Twitter critics: https://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/trump-appealing-ruling-bars-blocking-twitter-critics-55663387 Government lawyers representing Trump and White House Social Media Director Dan Scavino filed paperwork Monday to appeal a federal j...
by freezeblade
Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:28 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Meta Mafia II: Day 5
Replies: 1012
Views: 43456

Re: Meta Mafia II: Day Two

Nothing to claim from N1. @freezeblade, I believe somebody else asked you about this already, but to reiterate, your vote on me you admitted was based on a misunderstanding. Why did you not unvote and take a stance on SDK versus Vicarin? However you were still my scummiest read at that point, no apo...
by freezeblade
Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:47 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4627
Views: 871050

Re: Today I Made:

You have a problem with El milagro brand? It's been my goto corn source. The Hispanic stores make tortillas for you? I've mainly had a problem with the two common store brands here: Mission and Guerrero. Latino stores typically source from two local tortilla factories out here (Bay Area, California...
by freezeblade
Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4627
Views: 871050

Re: Today I Made:

I managed to make quesadillas with corn tortillas instead of the flour, and it was a hit. Trying to figure out how to make it more pliable though. Maybe I should steam it, and then make proper half shells instead of 2 flat pieces sandwiching the filling. Tips on making corn tortillas more pliable: ...
by freezeblade
Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:40 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32431
Views: 2340154

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Meta Mafia II: With a Vengance
Spoiler:
Currently waiting for details on my jailkeep from the mod, the way it is written is relatively ambiguous. The answer to the mechanics will decide who my power will be used on. Decisions Decisions.
by freezeblade
Thu May 31, 2018 11:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6555
Views: 1029352

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Pretty rich to be calling something a logic fallacy when you have that big giant straw man of a hypothetical sitting there in the very same post.
by freezeblade
Thu May 31, 2018 9:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6555
Views: 1029352

Re: Police misbehavior thread

We're way off topic, but spoilered answer: Everyone's answer is going to be different in this, here's mine: I think that disown/not disown isn't the proper hypothetical to illustrate this example. A better example would be at a family gathering, tolerating hate speech by said grandfather...
by freezeblade
Thu May 31, 2018 9:07 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6555
Views: 1029352

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Supporting somebody despite racism is not the same as being racist. It's not "kill all the blacks" racist, but it is certainly more racist than thinking that being a dog-whistling racist should disqualify one from holding office. Racism/not racist isn't an on/off switch, and supporting a ...
by freezeblade
Thu May 31, 2018 8:38 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Meta Mafia II: Day 5
Replies: 1012
Views: 43456

Re: Meta Mafia II: Day One

*shrug* Saying anything is "a must" in a game like this...is telling players how they should play the game. Not everyone wants to play like you do. Fair enough. I'll just change that slightly then: I expect that you in particular would definitely have commented on my wagon as town. Partia...
by freezeblade
Thu May 31, 2018 6:53 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Meta Mafia II: Day 5
Replies: 1012
Views: 43456

Re: Meta Mafia II: Day One

Oh look. SDK 100% sure on a scum read on me. Seems like a repeat of like...every game ever that has SDK and I in it. You're emboldened with this read likely because most of the games you play with me, I am scum. Thus my scummy meta. Just because I'm usually scum historically on this forum, does not ...

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