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by kalira
Wed Dec 14, 2016 11:12 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Secret Santa 2016 - D5 - Happy New Year!
Replies: 387
Views: 15270

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: 6164

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: 15270

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: 28895
Views: 1533324

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: 15270

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: 15270

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: 15270

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: 10063

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: 542191

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: 28895
Views: 1533324

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: 13712
Views: 1656802

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: 28895
Views: 1533324

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: 28895
Views: 1533324

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: 163219

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: 28895
Views: 1533324

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: 28895
Views: 1533324

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...
by kalira
Mon Aug 22, 2016 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28895
Views: 1533324

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

You have no idea how much I want to read TofP spoilers right now... ARGH! Must keep self pure in case replacements needed. *eye twitch*
by kalira
Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89580
Views: 5275133

Re: Random natterings

Also, have you ever said a phrase so many times in your head that it sounds like drivel by the end? Because now nothing sounds right and the world might be burning. For your approval, semantic satiation aka semantic saturation. I don't think I can help with the burning, but there might be some meds...
by kalira
Fri Jul 29, 2016 4:51 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28895
Views: 1533324

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

FAC668 @Carlington: Dishonor! Dishonor on you, dishonor on your family, dishonor on your cow! J/k though :) I'm sure it was probably a lot less confusing why people weren't leaving your train once you realized you actually hadn't claimed, but yeah, that kinda sucks :/ Just... uhh... ...
by kalira
Thu Jul 21, 2016 3:28 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: English as She Is Spoke [English practice]
Replies: 321
Views: 100647

Re: English as She Is Spoke [English practice]

Edit: There is also a kind of opposite version, apparently used mostly in the North and in Scotland - "Your lawn needs mowed". I thought of this construction immediately when I read CharlieP's initial message. I was kind of struck by the fact that there was an essentially opposite constru...
by kalira
Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:27 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 6780
Views: 413736

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Several, in fact. A couple of catalogs serving as monitor lifts, and a number of work reference books. If we're talking about novels, though, I'm gonna need 15 minutes to get home to access those.

A mousepad?
by kalira
Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:23 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Stinky Pinky
Replies: 2127
Views: 254422

Re: Stinky Pinky

SirGabriel wrote:place vase

mathmannix wrote:room bloom
location carnation


No to all.
by kalira
Wed Jun 22, 2016 5:09 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Stinky Pinky
Replies: 2127
Views: 254422

Re: Stinky Pinky

Hey, it made sense to me, or I wouldn't have guessed it :)

Set flower
by kalira
Wed Jun 22, 2016 1:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Stinky Pinky
Replies: 2127
Views: 254422

Re: Stinky Pinky

Royal foil?
by kalira
Mon Jun 06, 2016 6:43 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo
Replies: 12375
Views: 656562

Re: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo

Down
by kalira
Mon Jun 06, 2016 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo
Replies: 12375
Views: 656562

Re: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo

Winter
by kalira
Mon Jun 06, 2016 4:46 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo
Replies: 12375
Views: 656562

Re: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo

Potato
by kalira
Mon Jun 06, 2016 1:55 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 6780
Views: 413736

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Here, no. If I were at home, yes. I have a very comfy but disgustingly pink fleece blanket from some post-Valentine's clearance sale :D

A paper bag.
by kalira
Mon Jun 06, 2016 1:51 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Stinky Pinky
Replies: 2127
Views: 254422

Re: Stinky Pinky

Boaster roaster?
Roaster roaster?
Griller griller?
by kalira
Thu Jun 02, 2016 3:02 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 6780
Views: 413736

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

I have a Rubik's cube which I suppose could serve as one in a pinch, but no die with pips.

Something you should have thrown away long ago but just haven't managed to?
by kalira
Thu Jun 02, 2016 3:00 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Stinky Pinky
Replies: 2127
Views: 254422

Re: Stinky Pinky

Pleader kneader?
by kalira
Tue May 31, 2016 5:13 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 6780
Views: 413736

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Well, there appears to be copper in the multivitamin I have right next to me, but I'm guessing it would take more than 15 seconds to locate the specific 2mg within the pill.

A stuffed animal?
by kalira
Tue May 31, 2016 3:58 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Stinky Pinky
Replies: 2127
Views: 254422

Re: Stinky Pinky

Stunning disillusioning?
Stunning unfastening?
Stunning worsening?
Stunning malfunctioning?
by kalira
Thu May 26, 2016 7:04 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Meta discussion
Replies: 1386
Views: 163219

Re: Meta discussion

Since dethy is on the brain, I had an idea hopefully someone more experienced with running/balancing games might have a thought on. For a large dethy like the size of the one mpolo is running (11-12 players), do you think having a odd/even night Godfather might be a good possibility to toss in? I'm ...
by kalira
Wed May 25, 2016 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Stinky Pinky
Replies: 2127
Views: 254422

Re: Stinky Pinky

Fetching (out)stretching?
by kalira
Wed May 25, 2016 6:49 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28895
Views: 1533324

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Baker Street: Baker Street Dethy (@kalira): Have exactly the same results as you. Woo! I do enjoy the logic puzzle aspect of this, but for me (and please don't take this the wrong way, Sabrar!), I feel like posting the spreadsheet/program with a formula to automatically do the lo...
by kalira
Wed May 25, 2016 5:23 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28895
Views: 1533324

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Baker Street: Have put together my own spreadsheet from an outsider's perspective (i.e. without knowing/presuming that any of the living players are town). From what I can tell, and correct me if I'm wrong, there are three remaining scenarios. Presume jimbob is scum, emlightened must...
by kalira
Thu May 05, 2016 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Stinky Pinky
Replies: 2127
Views: 254422

Re: Stinky Pinky

Dodge hodgepodge?
Putter clutter?
by kalira
Wed Apr 06, 2016 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wheel of Time - The Horn of Valere (Game Over)
Replies: 345
Views: 17341

Re: Wheel of Time - The Horn of Valere (D2)

Guys, I'm sorry. I just pm'd the mods, but you deserve to be in on this too. Family medical emergency happened on Sunday, and I just haven't been here to check anything. I'm sorry, I know there aren't many replacements at the moment, and I should have at least come back earlier to say something. I ...
by kalira
Sun Apr 03, 2016 3:09 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wheel of Time - The Horn of Valere (Game Over)
Replies: 345
Views: 17341

Re: Wheel of Time - The Horn of Valere (D2)

EBWOP: Forgot to comment on Sabrar's response. Re: the thing I asked you to explain, okay, that makes more sense now. The Game of Thrones part was somewhat like what I said in my post, but now I understand that you were saying the weirdness came from her essentially seeming to claim that she had to ...

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