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by Carlington
Thu Dec 15, 2016 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28753
Views: 1476362

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Secret Santa 2016:
Spoiler:
Achievement unlocked: Have your scum team reduced from three members to one before dawn of D2.

Myself versus ten players. I suddenly feel very lonely.
by Carlington
Thu Dec 15, 2016 8:13 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Santa 2016 - D5 - Happy New Year!
Replies: 387
Views: 12847

Re: Secret Santa 2016 - A Very Aussie Christmas

Alright, I guess I've learned that policies like Lynch All Lurkers exist for a reason - they work! I think we can assume kalira's death not to have been due to scum (unless there are multiple redirectors floating around), but in any case we know there is at least one non-mafia-aligned NK power in th...
by Carlington
Wed Dec 14, 2016 2:48 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Hitler - D7: July 1932
Replies: 108
Views: 5474

Re: Secret Hitler - D5: March 1932

Ja
by Carlington
Wed Dec 14, 2016 2:24 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Santa 2016 - D5 - Happy New Year!
Replies: 387
Views: 12847

Re: Secret Santa 2016 - A Very Aussie Christmas

(snipped because the quote pyramid was getting too tall) Did I accuse you of anything? What was my extraordinary claim? I just made an observation that you may as well follow the lead of jimbobmacdoodle and be concerned with my alleged tunneling. Oh, and that you should be observant so that opportun...
by Carlington
Wed Dec 14, 2016 7:50 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Santa 2016 - D5 - Happy New Year!
Replies: 387
Views: 12847

Re: Secret Santa 2016 - A Very Aussie Christmas

SDK having posted scum picks like that with no reasoning lights up my scumdar, especially given how little content he has given outside of that. However, I think he has been a little too flippant or casual for me to buy him being scum, perhaps an indie who can win with town or scum. So SDK’s gamepl...
by Carlington
Wed Dec 14, 2016 12:36 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Santa 2016 - D5 - Happy New Year!
Replies: 387
Views: 12847

Re: Secret Santa 2016 - A Very Aussie Christmas

SDK having posted scum picks like that with no reasoning lights up my scumdar, especially given how little content he has given outside of that. However, I think he has been a little too flippant or casual for me to buy him being scum, perhaps an indie who can win with town or scum. @SDK: you've exp...
by Carlington
Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:02 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Hitler - D7: July 1932
Replies: 108
Views: 5474

Re: Secret Hitler - D5: March 1932

Fair enough, I'm swayed.

Nominate: mpolo
by Carlington
Tue Dec 13, 2016 1:53 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Santa 2016 - D5 - Happy New Year!
Replies: 387
Views: 12847

Re: Secret Santa 2016 - A Very Aussie Christmas

Hi. I've been busy today getting my computer into a less exploded state (with some success!) Not much time/energy now because sleep, just a few quick things. I reckon, based on typical form here, we'll be done around D4 or D5. I have no idea how many non-standard roles there will be. Alignment notwi...
by Carlington
Tue Dec 13, 2016 10:32 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Hitler - D7: July 1932
Replies: 108
Views: 5474

Re: Secret Hitler - D5: March 1932

You'll have to pardon me, but I don't follow the logic. We have no information about a certain player, so we should...put them in a situation where we are most likely to gain no information? Would one or both of you be able to explain your logic? Because as it stands, I think the ideal plan is "...
by Carlington
Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:04 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Hitler - D7: July 1932
Replies: 108
Views: 5474

Re: Secret Hitler - D5: March 1932

I'm happy enough on the face of things to nominate Gopher, but I do want to get home and update the tallies I'm keeping before I commit. As far as I can see, we can just continue like this until a fascist policy gets up, that's when we're going to have to hesitate and ask questions about why it did....
by Carlington
Tue Dec 13, 2016 3:56 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28753
Views: 1476362

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

I actually meant to say something about that sooner, I thought that was one of the coolest things I had seen on the fora. I was hugely and pleasantly surprised to see it there (and I learnt a little about some other Aboriginal nations, too!) Where I grew up was the land of the Awabakal people, who b...
by Carlington
Mon Dec 12, 2016 4:19 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Santa 2016 - D5 - Happy New Year!
Replies: 387
Views: 12847

Re: Secret Santa 2016 - A Very Aussie Christmas

My unvote was legit, just not the vote for food poisoning.

Unvote
by Carlington
Sat Dec 10, 2016 8:05 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Santa 2016 - D5 - Happy New Year!
Replies: 387
Views: 12847

Re: Secret Santa 2016 - A Very Aussie Christmas

So, who left out the food? An astute question! I don't know how much we can read into the flavour here, but I did note with interest the mention of very hot temperatures. Which leads me to think that I've got a strong lead on who scum is... Unvote Vote: Lethal food poisoning :lol: EBWOP: I should r...
by Carlington
Sat Dec 10, 2016 5:24 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Santa 2016 - D5 - Happy New Year!
Replies: 387
Views: 12847

Re: Secret Santa 2016 - A Very Aussie Christmas

Vote: SirGabriel
For needless adherence to traditional norms
by Carlington
Sat Dec 10, 2016 1:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1770: "UI Change"
Replies: 56
Views: 5743

Re: 1770: "UI Change"

Soupspoon wrote:What annoys me is that {<WindowsKey>, U, U} no longer shuts a machine down...

Win+X, U, U does the trick now, which is only negligibly different.
by Carlington
Fri Dec 09, 2016 7:40 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28753
Views: 1476362

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

MMM II: I have received a note, for those playing at home, which I have rejected. The information I have currently: - dimochka self-hammering means he cannot have been town in my view, as town wouldn't do that at MYLO. (I should hope!) - the note cannot be from mpolo, whose powers are co...
by Carlington
Wed Dec 07, 2016 7:38 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Hitler - D7: July 1932
Replies: 108
Views: 5474

Re: Secret Hitler - D4: April 1932

Vote: Ja
by Carlington
Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:36 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Hitler - D7: July 1932
Replies: 108
Views: 5474

Re: Secret Hitler - D4: April 1932

Does this mean votes can be changed before deadline?
by Carlington
Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Hitler - D7: July 1932
Replies: 108
Views: 5474

Re: Secret Hitler - D4: April 1932

I'm also fine with public votes
by Carlington
Mon Dec 05, 2016 2:21 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Miscellaneous Science Questions
Replies: 2834
Views: 499914

Re: RELATIVITY QUESTIONS! (and other common queries)

I would like to ask something related to your responses: does redshift doing its thing change the gravitational field we measure for a photon? E = hf but motion of the light source changes f and thus E...and thus g? (I feel like this should be correct, even just by analogy with how the mass we measu...
by Carlington
Sun Dec 04, 2016 4:35 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: My Pokemanz, let me show you them...
Replies: 537
Views: 92516

Re: My Pokemanz, let me show you them...

Regarding a Ground counter and some other thoughts (minor spoilers lo): I'm only at the third Island thus far, currently doing the ghost trial near Tapu Village. To this point in the game, I've been using Wingull as a Ground counter - the Water/Flying combo works well for this. I'm on th...
by Carlington
Sat Dec 03, 2016 5:41 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bundyite militia seizes federal building
Replies: 414
Views: 37065

Re: Bundyite militia seizes federal building

I can't find an actual source for this right now, but I remember seeing that globally, indigenous and first nations people face the worst racial discrimination of any race or ethnicity.
by Carlington
Sat Dec 03, 2016 2:06 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Hitler - D7: July 1932
Replies: 108
Views: 5474

Re: Secret Hitler - D4: April 1932

Re: where I got the idea, I just got ahead of myself and assumed, sorry about that.
by Carlington
Fri Dec 02, 2016 3:27 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Hitler - D7: July 1932
Replies: 108
Views: 5474

Re: Secret Hitler - D4: April 1932

Okay, sick. So, I was sent one liberal and one fascist policy. Assuming all the claims thus far have been true, six fascist policies have been discarded. That leaves five in the deck, which isn't enough for the fascists to win? Um, What happens once we run through the whole policy deck? (Sorry if th...
by Carlington
Thu Dec 01, 2016 7:36 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)
Replies: 7038
Views: 526771

Re: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)

2016 Secret Santa by Madge http://i.imgur.com/uEed74O.jpg You arrive at your Mum's house in your rusty holden ute to drink some white wine in the sun with the whole family. Lucky, too, because you almost popped a great big boomer with your bull bar when you were chucking a u-ey after stopping by th...
by Carlington
Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:00 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Miscellaneous Science Questions
Replies: 2834
Views: 499914

Re: RELATIVITY QUESTIONS! (and other common queries)

Can I derail for a second to ask?: thoughtfully mentioned Feynman's QED - how accessible is the text/what level of knowledge does it assume, and how much ground does it cover? I have a very superficial grasp of QFT which I would like to expand on, is all.
by Carlington
Wed Nov 30, 2016 3:39 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High
Replies: 483
Views: 19941

Re: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High

I'm stuck between Znirk and dimochka - dimochka's power seems least believeable but I don't like Znirk's abstention one bit. Znirk could have an aspect of OMGUS so I'm going to

Vote: dimochka
by Carlington
Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:11 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High
Replies: 483
Views: 19941

Re: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High

Znirk, all the things you said there are fair, and I agree that I made poor choices with my power. However, considering that we're most likely at MYLO, I really don't want that to cost town the game. I'm about to start work and will only have a brief moment to be online before deadline, during which...
by Carlington
Wed Nov 30, 2016 12:35 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 13619
Views: 1613669

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

Carrying on the tradition started by the Soylent Greenback.
by Carlington
Wed Nov 30, 2016 12:24 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High
Replies: 483
Views: 19941

Re: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High

N1 I targeted dimochka Why did you decide to target me? Why not target the claimed doctor? It was very likely that he would've been the night target... I figured that targeting the doctor as a jailer would be pointless because it would prevent him from using his power, so either I would keep jailin...
by Carlington
Tue Nov 29, 2016 12:44 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High
Replies: 483
Views: 19941

Re: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High

EBWOP: dimochka, I'd like it if you elaborated on how targeting generalz could have prevented a death.
by Carlington
Tue Nov 29, 2016 12:27 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High
Replies: 483
Views: 19941

Re: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High

I'm a jailer-cum-roleblocker. I can use a note to invite someone to come and toke up with me (school stoner) which is the jailer power as they're too busy to use a power and too out of the way to be targeted, or else I can directly target someone to role block them. As I understand it, this latter p...
by Carlington
Sun Nov 27, 2016 2:01 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High
Replies: 483
Views: 19941

Re: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High

This was mentioned before and I let it go but I want to clarify: my power is in no way a messaging ability, and I'm not even sure where that idea came from.
by Carlington
Thu Nov 24, 2016 12:54 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28753
Views: 1476362

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Secret Hitler: If I'm looking at this the right way, it seems that a fascist president has an interest in under-reporting the number of fascist policies they are dealt, and over-reporting the number of liberal policies. That way, later in the game, the odds that a fascist policy was forced look ...
by Carlington
Wed Nov 23, 2016 3:12 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High
Replies: 483
Views: 19941

Re: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High

Carlington wrote:I'm inclined to say Tuesday just so we don't have to account for people who have spent a whole bunch of energy on thanksgiving having to immedia



...erm. I did not hit submit. Anyway.

having to immediately throw energy they don't have back into this game. Seems like a recipe for inactivity.
by Carlington
Wed Nov 23, 2016 3:10 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High
Replies: 483
Views: 19941

Re: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High

I'm inclined to say Tuesday just so we don't have to account for people who have spent a whole bunch of energy on thanksgiving having to immedia
by Carlington
Wed Nov 23, 2016 12:30 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High
Replies: 483
Views: 19941

Re: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High

Since it'll be quiet with everyone gone anyway I'm down for the extension. As a response to dimochka: I don't disagree with you that being at LYLO seems likely (I think almost certainly this is MYLO at least). I don't want to go ahead and start full claiming before everyone has a chance to check in,...
by Carlington
Mon Nov 21, 2016 7:40 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High
Replies: 483
Views: 19941

Re: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High

My archetype was the school stoner. This does tie in with my main ability, albeit in a way that wasn't necessarily obvious to me. The plan I mentioned hinges on there being one scum if there's only one confirmed town, so it may not be the wisest choice right now.
by Carlington
Sun Nov 20, 2016 10:43 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Science fleeting thoughts
Replies: 76
Views: 7181

Re: Science fleeting thoughts

The world has rarely seen the material conditions for true Bose-Einstein condensatiarity, though.
by Carlington
Fri Nov 18, 2016 12:20 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High
Replies: 483
Views: 19941

Re: MMM II - Day 3: The Massacre at Munroe High

I did not use any ability last night, nor receive any note. If I was the target of a power, I don't know about it. I am not a Mason. The only way I can see there being a third Mason is if we started with two Masons, as a third cannot have been recruited last night. FMPOV, myself and mpolo are confir...

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