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by Deva
Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Can't find a good image of this.
Replies: 13
Views: 631

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: 631

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: 31691
Views: 2171061

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: 31691
Views: 2171061

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: 90033
Views: 7939769

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: 90033
Views: 7939769

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: 13405
Views: 1501147

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.
by Deva
Fri Jul 20, 2018 3:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Wanted: Your Loss Memes
Replies: 18
Views: 1929

Re: Wanted: Your Loss Memes

Scrolled through Reddit and Tumblr. Expects plenty of repeats. Spoilered them in groups of ten for loading purposes. Loss Meme 30.jpg Loss Meme 29.png Loss Meme 28.jpg Loss Meme 27.png Loss Meme 26.jpg (Poster) Loss Meme 25.png Loss Meme 24.jpg Loss Meme 23.jpg Loss Meme 22.jpg Loss Meme 21....
by Deva
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:50 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31691
Views: 2171061

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Hm. Checked even further back. Mentioned bankable deadlines specifically in Gojoe earlier , apparently. Discusses deadlines occasionally. Centers around specific (five days) over vague (no deadline unless low participation) and overall game length due to long days. Spoke of players waiting for the f...
by Deva
Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:43 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31691
Views: 2171061

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

More games with bankable deadlines: ThunderDome Mafia, Discordian Mafia, and Jester Mafia.

Brought it up here. Received little notice. Talked about turbo games around this point, mostly.
by Deva
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1284947

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Found the identities breakdown surprising. Expected something slightly less lopsided. Wondered about the survey's presentation. Mentioned using LGBT as an umbrella term. Might put off people not explicitly in the acronym. Skimmed the long report. Asked for sexual or gender minorities. Discovered thi...
by Deva
Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1284947

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Good luck. _________________ Published the results of a United Kingdom-based survey recently. Responded to quite a few questions. Will pick out several bits. Identities of respondents: - Gay or Lesbian: 61%. Bisexual: 26%. Pansexual: 4%. Asexual: 2%. Queer: 1%. - Non-binary: 6.9%. Trans woman: 3.5%....
by Deva
Sat Jun 30, 2018 6:52 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2633
Views: 479610

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)

Found a boss, for anyone playing the Steam Saliens game. Popped up with approximately ten remaining unconquered tiles. Appears as a ! in a triangle on the grid map. Stands out.
Saliens Boss 1.png

Salien Boss 2.png

Entered with the boss around maybe 40%. Jumped from Level 6 to 9.
by Deva
Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:09 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2633
Views: 479610

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)

Do they still change deals daily? Sees Terraria at 50% off today. Seems standard. Says highlighted deals (and filtered by preference) at the top too. Implies no extra amount off. Awards games based on time spent on a planet, not number of games played or score. Requires fighting one battle on the pl...
by Deva
Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31691
Views: 2171061

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Meta 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. Meta Mafia 2 Happened in Crossover...
by Deva
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: xkcd 2018 coming soon!
Replies: 2
Views: 1066

Re: xkcd 2018 coming soon!

Simple. Step 1: Create comic 2018. Step 2: Place comic 2018 in a time capsule. Step 3: Bury time capsule. Step 4: Continue producing comics normally. Step 5: Unearth comic 2018 in 2019 (or later). Step 6: Publish comic 2018. Avoids summoning Vinculum, deity of repeating numbers. Almost broke through...
by Deva
Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:52 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Gaming fleeting thoughts
Replies: 675
Views: 109379

Re: Gaming fleeting thoughts

Appreciates the in-depth analysis. Replayed the video with it in mind. - Did not catch the heavy air defense investment the first time. (Focused intently on the action and general mechanics. Played a handful of games years ago.) Definitely planned that well in advance. - Placed a greater imp...
by Deva
Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:43 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Gaming fleeting thoughts
Replies: 675
Views: 109379

Re: Gaming fleeting thoughts

(Admits to confusing strategy and tactics sometimes.) Watched this . Undoubtedly missed lots of small optimization, such as base and expansion construction. Liked using the Barracks to spot the Overlord. Noted good early mine placement too. Plays much faster than Age of Empires 2. Question: Why did ...
by Deva
Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:09 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Gaming fleeting thoughts
Replies: 675
Views: 109379

Re: Gaming fleeting thoughts

Might disagree on level of strategy. Views them as roughly equal. Demands proactive and flexible thinking in both. Added one resource: attention. How much do you gain from focusing on X over Y? Relies on your mental (and physical) abilities as a player. Separates the best of the best by the ability ...
by Deva
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:45 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Rules and Noob Guide.
Replies: 155
Views: 105929

Re: Rules and Noob Guide.

MasterOfAll wrote:Somewhere on this forum there used to be a "How to Use Search Without Reading Spoilers" post/guide/whatever. I can't seem to find it, but it basically boils down to 2 options.

Refers to the quote in this post, probably.
by Deva
Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:58 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Rules and Noob Guide.
Replies: 155
Views: 105929

Re: Rules and Noob Guide.

Try searching "Emperor’s Mafia" (without quotes) with the upper-right search bar. Displays one post without spoilers. Shows another (further down) with one. Appears to function correctly only with short posts. Cuts off the [/spoiler] tag in longer posts, probably.
by Deva
Tue May 22, 2018 5:10 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)
Replies: 7381
Views: 715762

Re: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)

Expects so. Stands out. Envisions it as [x] posts per game day, however, rather than sustained. Could link it to mandatory statistics or art posts also.
by Deva
Tue May 22, 2018 4:15 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)
Replies: 7381
Views: 715762

Re: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)

Designed roles alluding to people on this board. Example: Submits freezeblade. Pulled scum roles a lot. May receive a detrimental ability to appear as Mafia to Cop powers.
by Deva
Sun May 20, 2018 8:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90033
Views: 7939769

Re: Thoughts for ships

Welcome back.
by Deva
Mon May 07, 2018 4:43 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1910
Views: 483694

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

Z? Will add Gratuitous Tank Battles also, just in case. (Probably did not release it for iOS systems. Feels uncertain.)

Edit: Or Allied Star Police?
by Deva
Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1910
Views: 483694

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

by Deva
Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:41 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31691
Views: 2171061

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Btw, is there any reason flips aren't posted until the start of the dayphase after the lynch? That's really scumsided IMO, and I haven't seen a reason for it being the norm. I’m not sure why it’s done that way. I can’t remember a game other than Crossover where the flips were revealed at the end of...
by Deva
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What happened to this coin?
Replies: 4
Views: 2326

Re: What happened to this coin?

(Note: Visited links below with protection. Cannot vouch for their safety. Doubts anything too bad.) Found a thread elsewhere about X's on coins. May be referring to more subtle damage, however. Could be some variety of minting error. Discovered a nice site (with pictures) . Knows too little to pinp...
by Deva
Tue Apr 03, 2018 3:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1284947

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Condolences. Must have been frightening to withstand. Deserves better.
by Deva
Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 831300

Re: Most excellent times

Congratulations.
by Deva
Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90033
Views: 7939769

Re: Thoughts for ships

Recalls Alexstrasza (The Life-Binder, from World of Warcraft) roasting Bolvar Fordragon to life. Evidently grows plants too.
by Deva
Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:06 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31691
Views: 2171061

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

(i think it's because replacements are less likely to be needed for scum roles as scum is more fun than VT - deva, do you have stats on this?) Grabbed only the ten most recent games. (Takes a while to ascertain alignments. Scoured some games for replacement information too.) Listed data below, in c...
by Deva
Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:50 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic
Replies: 661
Views: 238808

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

Piratica: Being a Daring Tale of a Singular Girl's Adventure Upon the High Seas ? Reason: It's not your usual pirate story. A young lady who doesn't fit in at the high society boarding school (that her father left her at) decides (after a cartoonish head bump) to follow in her mother's footsteps an...
by Deva
Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1910
Views: 483694

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

Do you remember the magazine that the article was in?
by Deva
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:59 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1910
Views: 483694

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

* System: PC. * Year: 2002+ (After neveriwnter nights, iirc - because i remember comparing it with nwn) * Perspective: isometric but controllable camera (much like NWN) * Art style: Looks a bit like Paradox's "Runemaster" * Environment: medieval, historical/realistic (no magic iirc) * Moo...
by Deva
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Should schools have police alarms?
Replies: 14
Views: 2764

Re: Should schools have police alarms?

Looked up costs for fire alarm systems. As each installation is custom tailored, costs will vary by location. In general, you can expect to spend up to $2 per square foot for new construction and $4 to $10 per foot for retrofitting an existing facility. Fire alarm equipment is usually priced at $1 t...
by Deva
Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Should schools have police alarms?
Replies: 14
Views: 2764

Re: Should schools have police alarms?

Transcribed the first link. Kim Russell (Reporter): US schools have set the standards for protecting kids from school fires. In the last 15 years at least, there have been zero deaths. But when it comes to violence, US schools have a tragic record. According to the CDC, between 14 and 34 sch...
by Deva
Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Should schools have police alarms?
Replies: 14
Views: 2764

Re: Should schools have police alarms?

Pull in case of…police? How long does it take to call the office for a lockdown? (Assumes said office being available.) Is an alarm reasonably faster than that plus a rush of people yelling about a shooter? How large is the police response? Does response time (by police or students) improve meaningf...
by Deva
Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic
Replies: 661
Views: 238808

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

Memoirs of a Dangerous Alien or Alien Collective 1: Resistance ? Dominic is a normal teenager living in the 21st century until he meets Fenella, the alien next door. To Fenella, Dominic is the alien, and when he is caught up in the fight between the UCP and the outlawed Black Star Gang, he becomes ...

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