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by kalira
Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:54 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1789
Views: 364442

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

I can't look at your linked picture, but Wikipedia says the only Lode Runner game released on Windows during the Windows 98 era was Lode Runner 2.
by kalira
Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:20 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28897
Views: 1534066

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Dark Tower: From game-specific rules (emphasis mine): "As this is a closed(ish) setup, you may not get answers to your questions but the mod will never lie to me ." Sabrar is obviously a shill for the real mod! Clearly the correct first choice is to lynch the mod! ANARCHY!
by kalira
Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:04 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28897
Views: 1534066

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

If by "out here" you mean "on the entirely opposite end of the country," then absolutely! :D Welcome back, Boom! Side note: I was thinking about starting another thread for socializing/IRL/non-Mafia discussion for Mafia players/whatever here. I missed that whole exchange that end...
by kalira
Wed Apr 05, 2017 3:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1816: "Mispronunciation"
Replies: 155
Views: 7844

Re: 1816: "Mispronunciation"

I'm still trying to learn where the syllables and stresses are in Aeropostale. I believe the official pronunciation is "air-o-post-ALL" -- primary stress on final syllable, secondary (or no) stress on first syllable. I have heard it pronounced slightly differently as "air-o-post-AL&q...
by kalira
Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: ACA Lives For Another Year
Replies: 86
Views: 4433

Re: ACA Lives For Another Year

... nearly all of the people I know who don't have either Medicare or Tricare (i.e. the VA) absolutely despise their health insurance, but shrug and say "Well, its better than nothing." Not here to discuss insurance in detail, but I do want to clear this up. Tricare =/= VA. Two very separ...
by kalira
Thu Mar 23, 2017 2:48 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28897
Views: 1534066

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Crossfire:

Spoiler:
CROSSFIYAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH! (I'm sorry; I couldn't help myself. Spoilered for 90s and probably annoying.)
by kalira
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 13713
Views: 1657714

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

Yes, that is exactly what I am talking about. Have you really not seen one recently? My college history professor uses the one in our classroom all the time. I haven't, but then, I graduated college more than 10 years ago, and have no reason to go to schools these days due to lack of spawn. It's en...
by kalira
Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 13713
Views: 1657714

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

If I'm reading correctly, he's talking about something like this: http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/736x/2c/c0/a9/2cc0a9e716bdcd5e07beccf0efd806ac.jpg There's a spring roller at the top, and several maps contained in the "roll," which you can see the bottoms of in that pic. The teacher pul...
by kalira
Mon Jan 30, 2017 4:47 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wheel of Time 2 - The White Tower (D6)
Replies: 558
Views: 15479

Re: Wheel of Time 2 - The White Tower (D2)

There has been a request for an extension of the day. Soft deadline is currently at 7pm UTC today (~2.5 hours from now). Are there any other players who would like to support an extension? Time and arguments marched on as a bit of air wafted through the area, stirring the dust around the assembled ...
by kalira
Wed Jan 25, 2017 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28897
Views: 1534066

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

MMM II:

Spoiler:
bessie wrote:That’s the hammer. Please stand by.


Aww.
by kalira
Wed Jan 25, 2017 4:24 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28897
Views: 1534066

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

MMM II: Read spoilers since I didn't think I would be needed as replacement anymore. JUST SAYING: There is no rule in the initial post that says that hammer ends the day... Town still has a chance until a mod ends day. If mpolo does have some protection ability (that isn't one- or severa...
by kalira
Tue Jan 24, 2017 2:42 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1789
Views: 364442

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

Sounds decently like "Treasure Mountain!" from the Super Solvers series. If you're in the US, I feel like that series was on a decent number of school computers in the 90s and probably early 2000s. From a different release: https://i.ytimg.com/vi/Sb9gq28RO8c/maxresdefault.jpg EDIT: Deleted...
by kalira
Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:34 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wheel of Time 2 - The White Tower (D6)
Replies: 558
Views: 15479

Re: Wheel of Time 2 - The White Tower (D1)

The paper suddenly burst into flame, and the votes were written out in fiery light to illuminate the air around the group. Another gust of wind flowed quickly past the cloaked figures, and the words in flame were extinguished. The Aes Sedai suddenly realized how dark it had become and decided to br...
by kalira
Mon Jan 23, 2017 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 13
Views: 1263

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

My boyfriend started making us smoothies, which means I was eating approximately 1.5-2 bananas a day, where prior I ate basically none. Additionally, since he's vegetarian, the easiest sources of protein for him (and thus us when we make meals together) have been tofu, tempeh, and a variety of beans...
by kalira
Mon Jan 23, 2017 4:29 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: The Joys of Good Cookware
Replies: 246
Views: 48247

Re: The Joys of Good Cookware

My husband has been pushing me to use it (something about not letting this turn into another useless decoration taking up counter space and gathering dust)... I vote for telling your husband he's perfectly able to use it as well :P My things: ⋅ I have a large cast iron pan, but I've liter...
by kalira
Mon Jan 23, 2017 2:28 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wheel of Time 2 - The White Tower (D6)
Replies: 558
Views: 15479

Re: Wheel of Time 2 - The White Tower (D1)

The piece of paper shimmers for a second, and the letters move and change and expand. You look around suspiciously at your cohorts, but all seem to be as interested in the change as you. You double check the sheet, but it appears to be correct. The latest votes are listed. Votals: bessie (5) - dimo...
by kalira
Sat Jan 21, 2017 10:59 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wheel of Time 2 - The White Tower (D6)
Replies: 558
Views: 15479

Re: Wheel of Time 2 - The White Tower (D1)

Matt96 has been prodded. As a reminder, please make sure any night actions are sent to the mod and co-mods before day end. Deadline is set for Monday, 23rd Jan, 7pm UTC . This is a soft deadline, so you may continue posting until a mod calls day end. Night may last for up to 24 hours or so (but it ...
by kalira
Sat Jan 21, 2017 10:50 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wheel of Time 2 - The White Tower (D6)
Replies: 558
Views: 15479

Re: Wheel of Time 2 - The White Tower (D1)

Sabrar's interpretation is correct. The strange child was only meant to invoke the co-mod's avatar and has no bearing on the game. The co-mod was simply attempting to be flavorful. She considered adding a spoiler at the end of votals to clarify such, but ended up not doing so. She has been summaril...
by kalira
Fri Jan 20, 2017 2:21 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wheel of Time 2 - The White Tower (D6)
Replies: 558
Views: 15479

Re: Wheel of Time 2 - The White Tower (D1)

Carlington has been lightly stroked, er... umm...
by kalira
Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28897
Views: 1534066

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

WoT2 (don't read me, Diemo :P ): Fun fact: due to the relatively large number of people playing, combined with my having a lot more PMs than I'm used to (including role PMs, 65 since game start), I have literally no recollection of who is who or with which faction. I'm pretty much re...
by kalira
Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:11 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wheel of Time 2 - The White Tower (D6)
Replies: 558
Views: 15479

Re: Wheel of Time 2 - The White Tower (D1)

You look up to see a novice in white as she turns the corner away from you. She looks to be on a mission from the Creator himself and appears to take no notice of your gathering -- you surmise that some Aes Sedai has sent her to look for a book and put the fear of the Mistress of Novices into her. ...
by kalira
Wed Jan 18, 2017 3:17 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28897
Views: 1534066

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Madge wrote:I agree Kalira, only now I wish I was playing because I'd love to see a shocked micrograph.


I, er... I thought your avatar was some form of (admittedly abstract) cave painting.
by kalira
Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28897
Views: 1534066

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Deva wrote:Image


While I believe it would be fairly difficult to "win" a thread as long as this one, Deva has certainly made some very steep inroads to victory with this post. Especially love the dropped jaws even on cartoon characters. <3
by kalira
Sat Jan 14, 2017 7:48 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28897
Views: 1534066

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

WoT2:
Spoiler:
Boy howdy, has my PM box asploded in this pregame. Lol.
by kalira
Wed Dec 14, 2016 11:12 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Santa 2016 - D5 - Happy New Year!
Replies: 387
Views: 15306

Re: Secret Santa 2016 - A Very Aussie Christmas

Spoiler for RL: Sorry, I meant to be on more last night and today, but I had to do something last night that I had forgotten about, and the vet was ugh today. Kitty had to be sedated and tested for things, so I've been in bed with her for a while just trying to be there until she felt 100% again...
by kalira
Mon Dec 12, 2016 7:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1771: "It Was I"
Replies: 61
Views: 6180

Re: 1771: "It Was I"

Aw, c'mon! In a galaxy where there are people who talk like Yoda and others who talk like Jar-Jar Binks, and nobody says boo to either of them, you're going to make a big deal about this ? Well, GrammarNazi!Luke never met JarJar. And as far as Yoda goes, don't you think it's a little suspicious he ...
by kalira
Mon Dec 12, 2016 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Santa 2016 - D5 - Happy New Year!
Replies: 387
Views: 15306

Re: Secret Santa 2016 - A Very Aussie Christmas

FOS: Roadie You're the last one to check in, I think SDK still hasn't said a word. Unless you've already been communicating in your scum-chat... Bugger, I thought I had gone through and seen everyone else's name. Roadie still deserves a bit of FOS for no comments on anything that went before, but I...
by kalira
Mon Dec 12, 2016 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28897
Views: 1534066

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

It was definitely interesting to read. How long has that been a thing in Australia? I feel like I remember the aboriginal people (apologies if that is the wrong/offensive terminology, please correct me!) weren't exactly treated the best historically, much like Native Americans here in the US -- I'm ...
by kalira
Mon Dec 12, 2016 3:58 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Santa 2016 - D5 - Happy New Year!
Replies: 387
Views: 15306

Re: Secret Santa 2016 - A Very Aussie Christmas

Apologies for textwall. (<-- this should appear at the beginning of most of my posts, it seems.) I guess technically I should Unvote even though my vote was not counted amongst the votals... Geez, mods, just discriminate against my vote because I'm voting for someone fictional and not in game (unles...
by kalira
Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:38 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Santa 2016 - D5 - Happy New Year!
Replies: 387
Views: 15306

Re: Secret Santa 2016 - A Very Aussie Christmas

There seems to be an interesting bit of flavour though, which is hopefully worth noting: two people were killed in the night. This suggests that there is likely two kill powers not in the control of town (scum and SK seems most likely), if flavour is suggestive of player's powers. Alternately, coul...
by kalira
Sat Dec 10, 2016 11:28 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Santa 2016 - D5 - Happy New Year!
Replies: 387
Views: 15306

Re: Secret Santa 2016 - A Very Aussie Christmas

Vote: Freddy Krueger For callously killing people in their sleep again... Though I don't know why he moved on from teenagers. To comment on the recent discussion about whether or not roles and alignments are connected, I think it's important to keep in mind the last "rule" on role submiss...
by kalira
Thu Dec 08, 2016 8:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)
Replies: 108
Views: 10090

Re: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)

John Glenn has died. He was, it turns out, the last surviving Mercury astronaut. 137 orbits of Earth -- 3 of them the first ones ever achieved by an American, and 134 achieved as a 77-year-old, the oldest man launched into space.
by kalira
Tue Dec 06, 2016 1:51 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)
Replies: 7071
Views: 542479

Re: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)

Signups will close ~8am Wednesday morning Madge's time, which according to the time zone converter is midnight London time, and 4-7PM Tuesday USA time. 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 s...
by kalira
Tue Dec 06, 2016 1:49 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28897
Views: 1534066

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Back in March/April, I ran a Wheel of Time-themed Mafia game . In the new year, once this year's Secret Santa is over, I'd like to run another one set some time later in the story line. I was planning on Suzaku being my co-mod, but he seems to have vanished off the face of the Earth (I hope he's al...
by kalira
Tue Nov 29, 2016 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 13713
Views: 1657714

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

Funny in a slightly WTF horrifying kind of way? Men (possibly hunters) load a (apparently gutted) deer into a shopping cart and take it into the vestibule of the local Walmart. Oh deer...
by kalira
Thu Nov 17, 2016 4:31 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28897
Views: 1534066

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

MMMII:

Spoiler:
Of course, for all "scum!Madge," you could also imply town!Madge and still scum!redirect. This is why I hate this game sometimes. So much wine.
by kalira
Thu Nov 17, 2016 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28897
Views: 1534066

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

MMMII: (apologies, it's a bit long) Wow that's a lot of death. Let's see if we can parse this... I think Znirk is right -- likely all the kill powers went off without overlap (PGO, SK, Vig, NK). mpolo's thought that moody's PGO killed generalz doesn't make sense to me. I&...
by kalira
Mon Oct 31, 2016 6:21 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Meta discussion
Replies: 1386
Views: 163275

Re: Meta discussion

For mods (specifically in this case for Dje and his co-mods on MMMII, but could apply to any game). I noticed in reading through MMMII that there seemed to be a little confusion or desire for clarification on time frames for deadlines, esp because of time zone fun and Daylight Saving weirdness. Just...
by kalira
Thu Oct 20, 2016 8:47 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28897
Views: 1534066

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

@jimbob, Sabrar
I sent off a PM to Dje letting him know I'm available to take the slot if it works out easier for him.

Luther Sloan wrote:Still got this one's password


To whoever did that, lol.
by kalira
Thu Oct 20, 2016 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28897
Views: 1534066

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Impromptu Mafia (@heury): Gotta give you honest congrats. I feel like it's fairly rare here to win as jester, and you managed to do it in a game where people reasonably believed there was one! I feel like your false claim is going to be working on some folks' brains "tonight" as we...

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