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by michaelandjimi
Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:58 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Snakes & Ladders [medium] - Game Over! Town and mpolo win!
Replies: 736
Views: 63454

Re: Snakes & Ladders [normal size] - D3 - Now with DEADLINE!

Holy balls, I've mentioned before how intentional lurking gets up my grill.

Vote: CW

I've been stranded away from here for a little while, so forgive my absence.
by michaelandjimi
Mon Jan 04, 2010 3:43 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: GIANT xkcd CRYPTO-PUZZLE
Replies: 34
Views: 7943

Re: GIANT xkcd CRYPTO-PUZZLE

GREAT YOU FIGURED IT OUT GO TO COMI 330, 3:4 GO TO THE CORRESPONDING COMIC TRY DECODING THAT CODE WHICH WILL BE OBVIOUS ONCE YOU GET THERE POST YOUR FINDINGS ON THE FORUM PAGE. I went to Comic 330 - for reference it is: http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/indecision.png I checked the comic 99, because it s...
by michaelandjimi
Mon Jan 04, 2010 2:31 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: GIANT xkcd CRYPTO-PUZZLE
Replies: 34
Views: 7943

Re: GIANT xkcd CRYPTO-PUZZLE

" Between 0 and the Forty-fifth I stand " -- Probably the 0th and 45th parallels, no? Which would indicate, given the whole "North is good" thing, that we're looking at the top half of the Northern Hemisphere. Given this, I find it likely that when he said "Charlamange&...
by michaelandjimi
Sun Jan 03, 2010 11:39 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Is it unethical to tell a dying child that he will be cured?
Replies: 11
Views: 2851

Re: Is it unethical to tell a dying child that he will be cured?

Why is this specifically a child? Which is like giving someone an opiate because they got dumped by their boyfriend. Sure, they're happy, but it isn't meaningful happiness. Can a person who would not have a come-down period (because, in this case, they're dead) and thus wouldn't have to face the rea...
by michaelandjimi
Sun Jan 03, 2010 10:32 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: GIANT xkcd CRYPTO-PUZZLE
Replies: 34
Views: 7943

Re: GIANT xkcd CRYPTO-PUZZLE

A couple of thoughts: 1) I don't really believe that the railfence cipher was used over the entire text. Given the number of full stops in the end word, the slash, and the entirely plausible theory that it's an address, I think it is far more likely that he used the rail fence on each i...
by michaelandjimi
Sun Jan 03, 2010 10:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9354669

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

My sideburns have become rather unfashionably fluffy and un-trimmed. My mother suggested waxing them out into points. I prefer fluffing them up so they stick out the sides like a farmer's. Mine is an odd family. Grow other body hair.* Cultivate your sideburns so they link to said other body hair. I...
by michaelandjimi
Sun Jan 03, 2010 9:59 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: CW intro c-9. town wins
Replies: 74
Views: 8638

Re: CW intro c-9. town wins

And good copping on your part. I was actually going to kill you last night, but then I felt bad because you always die quickly. Curse my better nature.
by michaelandjimi
Sat Jan 02, 2010 9:14 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: CW intro c-9. town wins
Replies: 74
Views: 8638

Re: CW intro c-9. town wins

When I am Lord of the Universe, cops will be banned. :P
by michaelandjimi
Sat Jan 02, 2010 11:09 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: CW intro c-9. town wins
Replies: 74
Views: 8638

Re: CW intro c-9. day 2

In which case the best course of action would be to falseclaim cop, would it not? I'm saying what I'm saying because I genuinely cannot fathom other reasons for what is occurring to be occurring.
by michaelandjimi
Sat Jan 02, 2010 1:41 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: CW intro c-9. town wins
Replies: 74
Views: 8638

Re: CW intro c-9. day 2

Why would I have hammered JoJ, for another? Simple, he's dead anyway because there's a time limit and it makes you seem more town. Untrue. Had I voted for, say, dedalus instead, it would have been evenly two, and there would be a fifty percent chance he wasn't lynched. Further, JoJ hadn't turned up...
by michaelandjimi
Fri Jan 01, 2010 3:29 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: CW intro c-9. town wins
Replies: 74
Views: 8638

Re: CW intro c-9. day 2

Frankly, that makes no sense. I'm not copclaiming, because I'm not a cop, but seriously MartinW? Why would you cop me, for one? Why would I have hammered JoJ, for another? But you falseclaiming it doesn't make sense either. As you say, there are 5 people and we could lynch you tomorrow when I'm reve...
by michaelandjimi
Wed Dec 30, 2009 1:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1494140

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread - Queer Support!

While we're in the loving of this thread, I really do too. Even though I rarely post in it, I pretty much always read it under View My Posts. I've been having a bit of confusion lately. I got into a situation where I could've done untoward activities with someone who, under my current self-identific...
by michaelandjimi
Tue Dec 29, 2009 11:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3075117

Re: Postify your facerity

If it weren't for what appears to be the dissolution of your dominion of others, I would become a minion for the mere sake of that hoodie wearable experience.
by michaelandjimi
Sat Dec 26, 2009 12:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2851609

Re: Confessional Bed - Not just for pillow talk!

Meaux, your avatar pleases me, especially because my first avatar here was Faye from QC. Very this. In fact, I spent a moment thinking it was GraphiteGirl who'd posted! Less amusing confession: It's Christmas morning and I woke up to utter loads of crushing realization of everything I've screwed up...
by michaelandjimi
Fri Dec 25, 2009 7:15 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Snakes & Ladders [medium] - Game Over! Town and mpolo win!
Replies: 736
Views: 63454

Re: Snakes & Ladders [normal size] - D3 - POST MORE, WIN PRIZES!

keeneal is replacing Kolko in the game. Hey, everyone. I just finished a read-through about 20 seconds ago. If I remember everything correctly, VZ was pinging for me a while ago (read: like, at least three pages), but I'd have to go back and search for a while to come up with my reasoning. The only...
by michaelandjimi
Thu Dec 24, 2009 2:21 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 771411

Re: Doctor Who

~34.5 hours until The End of Time! For the record, I've recently (a few months ago) fallen in love with Doctor Who. I'd never actually watched it (shame on me!) until I saw it was aired on SciFi TV, and I've been a fan ever since. I have now seen seasons 3 and 4 of the revived series, and I've read...
by michaelandjimi
Thu Dec 24, 2009 6:57 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Snakes & Ladders [medium] - Game Over! Town and mpolo win!
Replies: 736
Views: 63454

Re: Snakes & Ladders [normal size] - D3 - POST MORE, WIN PRIZES!

Days have no meaning in this place. It's hot, dark and wet. After a reread, I am finding Vieto quite a scummy dude. Now, here's an interesting problem If the mafia know the winning player, and they know a power-role, which one would they go for? I think they would prefere to target the power role, a...
by michaelandjimi
Tue Dec 22, 2009 1:35 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Migrating Forums
Replies: 83
Views: 23000

Re: Migrating Forums

The echochamber logo has reappeared on the top of the page.
by michaelandjimi
Mon Dec 21, 2009 6:32 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Migrating Forums
Replies: 83
Views: 23000

Re: Migrating Forums

Some attachments (for example, in this thread) are unshowable, and I believe it occurred in conjunction with the avatar trouble. At least, that was what I was told. Are they retrievable, or lost forever?
by michaelandjimi
Fri Dec 18, 2009 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: CW intro c-9. town wins
Replies: 74
Views: 8638

Re: CW intro c-9. Confirm in thread!

Hmm, that was lynch, so I better get my twilight-thoughts in quickly. Also I have to leave for work in 15 minutes, and I've neither gotten dressed nor had breakfast. Currently, dedalus has regained a sort of ambivalently townie appearance in my eyes. The hueg long post about everybody was damned goo...
by michaelandjimi
Fri Dec 18, 2009 11:35 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: CW intro c-9. town wins
Replies: 74
Views: 8638

Re: CW intro c-9. Confirm in thread!

Sure, I'm happy with a JoJ lynch. I do think we need to look at both Mega and Kolko more closely when morning comes, though.

Vote: JoJ
by michaelandjimi
Wed Dec 16, 2009 11:48 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Snakes & Ladders [medium] - Game Over! Town and mpolo win!
Replies: 736
Views: 63454

Re: Snakes & Ladders [normal size] - D3 - I need more room to

Yeah, I've had a very busy couple of days. Sorry I missed d2, I was very busy. Also, are there any regular roles, or do all the power roles come in the form of boons? As far as I'm interpreting this, he's asking whether there are the regular Mafia roles, like Doctor, Cop etc., or whether all of the ...
by michaelandjimi
Mon Dec 14, 2009 7:35 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 771411

Re: Doctor Who

Meaningless speculation on the whole "He will knock four times" thing: I'm thinking it'll refer to the Doctor himself. Maybe he's passing out, maybe he's trapped in a room and trying to get someone's attention, I don't know, but I reckon it'll be something like ...
by michaelandjimi
Sun Dec 13, 2009 8:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9354669

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Congrats, Sir_Elderberry!

Why 2014, though?
by michaelandjimi
Tue Dec 08, 2009 1:25 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: CW intro c-9. town wins
Replies: 74
Views: 8638

Re: CW intro c-9. Confirm in thread!

Lies! I totally made that one post... At the beginning. Currently, I'm agreeing with Mega, but given this situation maps to an endgame with less data I'm quite reluctant to vote based on it, as of yet. She's pretty much right. Further, a cop-claim D1 is a non-optimum strategy, as while there is a 50...
by michaelandjimi
Tue Dec 08, 2009 7:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3075117

Re: Postify your facerity

Gears wrote:She thinks my tractor's sexy
Spoiler:
Zach2.jpg
Would you say that she's... attractored to it?
by michaelandjimi
Fri Dec 04, 2009 9:37 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: CW intro c-9. town wins
Replies: 74
Views: 8638

Re: CW intro c-9. Confirm in thread!

...So it has. Okay, for reference: Possible Setups: * 1 Cop, 1 Doc, 2 Mafia, 3 Townies; * 1 Cop, 2 Mafia, 4 Townies * 1 Doc, 2 Mafia, 4 Townies * 2 Mafia, 5 Townies After looking at it, no individual role can narrow it down to less than between 2 potential setups, and that's only if one is a doctor ...
by michaelandjimi
Fri Dec 04, 2009 7:47 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32952
Views: 2678693

Re: Forum-Mafia Discussion/Recruitment/Gojoe canNEVER be trusted

In that case I don't understand the connection with what I said.
by michaelandjimi
Fri Dec 04, 2009 7:19 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32952
Views: 2678693

Re: Forum-Mafia Discussion/Recruitment/Gojoe canNEVER be trusted

I don't know about you, but it tends to take me a while to work out who're Mafia.
by michaelandjimi
Fri Dec 04, 2009 7:15 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32952
Views: 2678693

Re: Forum-Mafia Discussion/Recruitment/Gojoe canNEVER be trusted

The problem being that you don't know how intelligent your opponents are.
by michaelandjimi
Fri Dec 04, 2009 7:06 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32952
Views: 2678693

Re: Forum-Mafia Discussion/Recruitment/Gojoe canNEVER be trusted

MaJ: Scummy players get lynched. Townie players get nightkilled. Townie players that don't get nightkilled fall under suspicion of being scum, etc. I think this game is complex enough that "be townie all the time, always" is not optimal. I'm happy to keep discussing this in the discussion...
by michaelandjimi
Thu Dec 03, 2009 12:46 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Snakes & Ladders [medium] - Game Over! Town and mpolo win!
Replies: 736
Views: 63454

Re: Snakes&Ladders:Lover's Edition[normal size]D1-A Deadline!

Townies should care about looking as townie as possible, to make analysis that much easier for everyone, especially important roles. I disagree. Townies should care about lynching scum. How they choose to go about that is up to the individual. What you suggest puts power roles at unnecessary risk, ...
by michaelandjimi
Thu Dec 03, 2009 6:58 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Snakes & Ladders [medium] - Game Over! Town and mpolo win!
Replies: 736
Views: 63454

Re: Snakes&Ladders:Lover's Edition[normal size]D1-A Deadline!

Sure. The one that jumps most directly to my mind is the original Invitational game. The problem isn't that nobody scumtells on the first day, it's that people are jumping on people for single scumtells, or stupid things that aren't really scumtells. Something which seems to have gone out of fashion...
by michaelandjimi
Thu Dec 03, 2009 6:15 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Snakes & Ladders [medium] - Game Over! Town and mpolo win!
Replies: 736
Views: 63454

Re: Snakes&Ladders:Lover's Edition[normal size]D1-A Deadline!

Unvote I really really want to avoid an nl. However, upon review, Cueball made a mistake not a true scumtell. I think scum would have been more careful to have a reason. That's pretty dangerous territory. Slippery sloping that would mean that all scum would be careful enough to not scumtell, and th...
by michaelandjimi
Thu Dec 03, 2009 12:12 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: God, as it turns out, looks a lot like you
Replies: 67
Views: 7232

Re: God, as it turns out, looks a lot like you

Hey now. Bear in mind that while this can be interpreted as "Wow, it looks like the Christians are just using God as an excuse for their own biases", it can also be interpreted as "People are silly, they think they know what God thinks when he's actually got a higher morality" or...
by michaelandjimi
Wed Dec 02, 2009 11:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: God, as it turns out, looks a lot like you
Replies: 67
Views: 7232

God, as it turns out, looks a lot like you

IT IS said that God created man in his own image, but the reverse also seems to be the case. People subconsciously project their own views on controversial issues onto God, so much so that when their views change slightly, they think the deity's views have also shifted, new research suggests. The s...
by michaelandjimi
Wed Dec 02, 2009 11:16 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: CW intro c-9. town wins
Replies: 74
Views: 8638

Re: CW intro c-9. Confirm in thread!

So we're only waiting on mister k?
by michaelandjimi
Wed Dec 02, 2009 11:14 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Porn Responsible for Earthquakes?
Replies: 37
Views: 3869

Re: Porn Responsible for Earthquakes?

I am quite amused that pretty much the entirety of this topic has been people taking credit for the earthquakes.
by michaelandjimi
Wed Dec 02, 2009 1:39 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Snakes & Ladders [medium] - Game Over! Town and mpolo win!
Replies: 736
Views: 63454

Re: Snakes & Ladders - Lover's Edition [normal size] Day 1 - Go!

Sir_Elderberry wrote:Cueball, I can definitely see the reasoning for. If Cueball hasn't spoken enough to sway me either way before the 24-hour mark, I'll cast a vote that way.
Er, what? Can you make a case against Cueball that doesn't also apply to you?
by michaelandjimi
Wed Dec 02, 2009 12:50 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Snakes & Ladders [medium] - Game Over! Town and mpolo win!
Replies: 736
Views: 63454

Re: Snakes & Ladders - Lover's Edition [normal size] Day 1 - Go!

Arglebargle. I was going to post a reasonably in-depth analysis of one or two people, and then realised that I'd stumbled upon a lover-pair, not some Mafia goons. However, I'm quite a fan of Dr Ug's latest reasoning. The insta-voting PM does look quite suspicious - we have three days and rush-lynche...

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