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by bessie
Mon Oct 01, 2018 7:08 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31676
Views: 2168684

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_minimum_annual_leave_by_country [In the United States] There is no statutory minimum paid vacation or paid public holidays. It is left to the employers to offer paid vacation. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 77% of private employers offer paid v...
by bessie
Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:42 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31676
Views: 2168684

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

On the other hand, if this is actually a salaried position. Then "unlimited vacation" generally means, "you will be socially pressured to take zero vacation because there will always be something mission critical going on that needs you here. If you take vacation time we still expect...
by bessie
Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:04 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31676
Views: 2168684

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

The whole health insurance thing is wild. I was telling my husband that as well as making sure the wage will be worth moving internationally for he'll need to make sure the health insurance thing is sorted... and on top of that in the US you have something called at-will employment when you can fir...
by bessie
Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:17 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31676
Views: 2168684

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Just a reminder that this is a newbie game with simple mechanics; you don't need to know anything about poker to play. And you also don’t need to know anything about mafia to play! If anyone is thinking of signing up and has questions about the newbie game or about mafia in general, feel free to po...
by bessie
Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:07 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)
Replies: 7381
Views: 715051

Re: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)

Texas Hold'em Mafia (Newbie Game) https://www.onlineslotsguru.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/texas-holdem.png Description: Newbie Game with a Texas Hold'em poker theme. Mod: LaserGuy Speed: Day phases will last ~7 days; pseudo-nightless Size: Ideally 13. Setup: Semi-open. All possible...
by bessie
Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:05 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31676
Views: 2168684

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

I had people over for dinner tonight so I forgot to post facebook but I asked people at the table and I think one of them will sign up maybe! Fingers crossed Thanks Madge! I was going to recruit someone from my work that has shown interest in the past, but we had a bit of a shake up on Friday. The ...
by bessie
Fri Sep 28, 2018 6:38 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31676
Views: 2168684

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Ok everyone, LaserGuy is hoping to start the Newbie game next week. If there are any lurkers who have never played mafia but would like to give it a try, you really should sign up for Texas Hold’em Mafia! We don’t have too many actual newbie games, so don’t let this opportunity pass! :D Madge, are y...
by bessie
Thu Sep 27, 2018 5:54 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31676
Views: 2168684

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

wam's Chaos Mafia @ bessie : even when we're both scum we don't get to be on the same side... The universe just hates us. :( It is the stars, The stars above us, govern our conditions. ( King Lear , 4.3.37) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDkhl-CgETg I thought a 1vs1 would result...
by bessie
Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:25 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31676
Views: 2168684

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

wam's Chaos Mafia http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?p=4391052#p4391052 @bessie: you always say that Madge is brilliant and now that she's the only one seeing the true me me me you don't listen to her... Haha I knew you were scum from at least page 3. I was pretty sure you knew I was scum ...
by bessie
Sat Sep 22, 2018 1:32 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31676
Views: 2168684

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

I was just looking for a new avatar, so I googled "Boom Frog" and frankly, the results are amazing. Hahaha I need that on a T-shirt. My husband is already suspicious as to who this mysterious “Boom Frog” is that seems to occupy too many of my thoughts (he knows it has something to do with...
by bessie
Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:10 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31676
Views: 2168684

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Madge, the newbie game is in sign ups! Are you still going to try to recruit some newbies? Vicarin, go ahead and sign up if you want to play. I’ll sign up for replacements. The first week of October is incredibly busy for me so replacing works out better for me anyway (but LaserGuy, move me up if yo...
by bessie
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:33 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 2

Vote: ConMan
by bessie
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:25 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 2

Unofficial votals: Madge (3): jimbobmacdoodle, moody7277, somitomi ConMan (3): Sabrar, plytho, Madge moody7277 (1): ConMan Not voting: bessie, heuristically_alone 5 to hammer Each scum faction will choose their target outside their own team, thereby limiting the potential target-pool to {town, other...
by bessie
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:09 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 2

Nope, that's because I got the list in a slightly different format, then when I re-wrote it into this form I realised I missed mpolo so I stuck him on the end. Hmm, not sure what you mean by stuck him on the end because except for mpolo, the left side of your list follows the sign up order. The rig...
by bessie
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:13 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 2

I will have several important meetings tomorrow morning and will not be able to check the thread, and deadline will probably be before my lunch break (if I even take one). I might be able to check at 7am PDT. Some quick responses to today’s content. I've decided to be a bit more explicit about my ro...
by bessie
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:10 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 2

Reads list. I’ve been working on this, a couple are incomplete, and they are a little light toward the end, but I’m going to post what I have. Deadline is Tuesday when I am at work, I probably won’t post (or will be very limited) Tuesday morning. I’m supposed to be going out tomorrow (Monday) night ...
by bessie
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:00 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31676
Views: 2168684

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Madge, thank you for sharing your photos, and for the interesting details of your work (I’m always fascinated by your job). I’ve been hoping to take some photos for you of interesting traffic-related items, but I’m usually driving when I’m in the car. wam's Chaos Mafia http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtop...
by bessie
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:50 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 2

I'm very disappointed about how people are reacting to my earlier behaviour - not my caps lock stuff about billy joel / Sabrar's plan, the stuff before that. I wish you guys would give me the benefit of the doubt sometimes! You implied that we would see great things from you on D2, and you weren’t ...
by bessie
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:05 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 2

Why not this: -Mafia A kills Mark. -Mafia B kills mpolo. -Mafia C is roleblocked. Why didn’t you consider mpolo was killed by Mafia-Not-C? Or do you think mpolo was mafia? I'm not saying "not this" I'm saying "more likely that". I had more post but it was eaten. No, you said thi...
by bessie
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:41 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 2

I’m here. Reading through and writing replies now. bessie’s RL: I’m forced to be lead for an audit that for the most part is outside my knowledge base because there is no one else. We hired someone over a month ago but he needed a few weeks to give notice for his current job, fair enough, we should ...
by bessie
Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:01 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 2

Why do you think Mafia C has been eliminated? I don't. We know that one member of a mafia (specifically mafia C) has been killed. Ok that makes more sense. I read that a dozen times as “one less mafia which is Mafia C” and not “one less mafia member from Mafia C”. Why Mafia C, why not Mafia A/B? Or...
by bessie
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:01 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 2

I read through the two pages of content that were posted after my final post on D1 but I did not write up any responses. I will try to reread more thoroughly tomorrow, and if anyone wants me to respond to anything in particular just point it out. I have no night results I wish to share. Some thought...
by bessie
Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:31 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 1

@bessie: have you seen a triple-voting roleblocker before? Not that I can recall. I don’t even know if you mean three votes or a triple vote. That doesn’t mean that we haven’t had one. There may have even been one in a Secret Santa game I played and I don’t remember it, they tend to have overpowere...
by bessie
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:14 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 1

Replies to new content and some page 7 stuff I may have glossed over earlier. Mpolo isn't too willing to die now, but earlier he was ok with dying, which is very anti town to me. Mark, I like your reads, in that I feel you’re actually contemplating the content and trying to make your own interpretat...
by bessie
Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:27 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 1

Unsatisfactory reads list. I started this yesterday, so there is a great inconsistency in style. I decided to just continue this morning with as much as I could churn out in an hour and post wherever I was at. I will try to add to this when I get home tonight. I will be at work at deadline, and as u...
by bessie
Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:28 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 1

What about compared to Stellaris, seeing as we were both in that game, and it was more recent? Vicarin, why don’t you do the analysis yourself? One of my major points against you in WoT3 (see here ) is that you kept insisting that my gameplay in WoT3 was similar to my scum play in Stellaris, which ...
by bessie
Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:11 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 1

Ok, is there anything I still need to respond to? Plytho-read? Unless you plan on doing that tomorrow along with everyone else. I know. I was working on my reads when I got roped in to a time waster, and I should have known better when I made this post . WAG: Vicarin’s scum partner(s) are not in th...
by bessie
Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:01 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 1

Ok, is there anything I still need to respond to? I do think that this means that town doesn't yet win if there are two townies and a jester on the last day. What? How is this situation supposed to resolve then? Also, can NO ONE spell my name? My name is Mark_Cangila, not Mark_Canigla or Mark_Cangli...
by bessie
Sun Sep 09, 2018 12:50 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 1

Mostly because I've been pretty unimpressed by their effectiveness (last game might be a decent example :P), and they act as huge distractions. I think you need to reread my Newbie New Year and Dark Tower BoomGambit analysis here . As the result of the NNY year gambit, BoomDog was right on 8/11 (2 ...
by bessie
Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:49 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 1

@bessie: you don't get to say you think I'm not an idiot in one sentence and then say that I've given myself away as being on a small scum team by my insistence that we're playing some kind of multiball :P give me some credit. I don’t think you’re an idiot. But I think that this argument has potent...
by bessie
Sat Sep 08, 2018 6:51 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 1

My read of Sabrar at this point has really wide error bars at this point (somewhere between -3i and 6 if you get my drift), whereas my read of Vicarin has smaller error bars but sits closer to zero. I am a bit confused and a little sympathetic that the default read on him by most people seems to be...
by bessie
Sat Sep 08, 2018 5:45 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 1

Whoa, a whole 50% accuracy for the WoT gambit? Sign me up, it's as good as flipping a coin :P No, that’s not how it works. And I think it’s telling that you would make this kind of error, or perhaps even more telling that you would try to twist it this way. Or you're just reading way too much into ...
by bessie
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:27 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 1

Odd you attacking Madge for being Madge. :? Please show me a previous game where Madge sheeped so openly. This is completely new behavior from her. I will take your word that Madge has not displayed this particular behavior (at least in the past four or so years), as you have done extensive Madge a...
by bessie
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:05 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 1

Why are you anti-BoomGambit? Mostly because I've been pretty unimpressed by their effectiveness (last game might be a decent example :P), and they act as huge distractions. I think you need to reread my Newbie New Year and Dark Tower BoomGambit analysis here . As the result of the NNY year gambit, ...
by bessie
Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:17 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 1

Hmmmm, lyncher? You'll always assume that a lyncher exists, eh? It’s a good anti-claim mechanic, and I would guess there is an anti-claim mechanic in the game. If BoomFrog is pulling a gambit, what are you going to do, vote for him? :roll: Hell yeah :D Why are you anti-BoomGambit? vote: bessie clea...
by bessie
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:29 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31676
Views: 2168684

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

wam's Chaos Mafia
Spoiler:
I don't have a Gojoe post ready, I just need to post for meta reasons.

Hi LaserGuy!
by bessie
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:24 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 1

Some first impressions. Ties will be decided by the mod’s other half who has never played online mafia. :lol: Best tiebreaker rule ever, I think all ties should be decided like this. The mod hates people claiming role names – you have been warned. Hmmmm, lyncher? Something is pinging me about this e...
by bessie
Tue Sep 04, 2018 3:38 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams chaos game day 5
Replies: 889
Views: 11807

Re: Wams chaos game day 1

Confirm.

I'm going to work, thoughts tonight.

jimbob is away this week and wasn't even going to play, but he must have worked something out with wam.
by bessie
Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:50 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 31676
Views: 2168684

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

@bessie: honestly, given my and Vytron's history (though it contains no ill-will on either part; just a combination of guilt and smugness on mine), I'd probably not feel right playing as him I only asked because you said you were thinking of Vytron and Snark. I am totally happy with you playing Mad...
by bessie
Mon Sep 03, 2018 5:07 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wheel of Time 3 - A Divided Sisterhood (N5)
Replies: 1130
Views: 20265

Re: Wheel of Time 3 - A Divided Sisterhood (N5)

Note to LaserGuy: I too find your QTs quite enlightening. I keep thinking of doing that, but often when I hit the wall (usually on D3) I use Gojoe activity as inspiration to keep going, so I think I need to post there. Madge, thank you for sharing your excellent game tips! Mark, really, try some of ...

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