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by LaserGuy
Wed Nov 28, 2018 12:06 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15136
Views: 2591345

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

Scientists determine the average time to poop out a swallowed Lego is 1.7 days. They determined this by ingesting the Legos themselves...

Shoo in for this year's Ignoble awards.
by LaserGuy
Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:28 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Circle of Life as Political Philosophy
Replies: 63
Views: 12072

Re: Circle of Life as Political Philosophy

There has to be an alternative way to view the Circle of Life that I am not seeing. I'm not sure I understand your question, but have you considered the fact that if the carnivores stopped keeping the herbivore population in check, the herbivores would eat all the plants and the system would crash?...
by LaserGuy
Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:32 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8561
Views: 805542

Re: Trump presidency

Mueller has reneged on his plea agreement with former Trump associate Paul Manafort. Mueller's team alleges that Manafort has repeatedly and provably lied to the team about various issues relating to the investigation. I read some interesting speculation that Mueller probably knew all along that Man...
by LaserGuy
Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:33 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Poetry Slam Mafia: Game over - Slammed in the Slamer
Replies: 135
Views: 12007

Re: Poetry Slam Mafia: D1 - Amphibious Maximus

plytho wrote:I think 3 1 1
Every post is a vote post
Always town to scum

As an example
with wam town and diemo scum,
WSLD, see?

I hope this is clear.

Vote: diemo


Wincon allows for 3-1-1 but I think 4-1. Indie unfair in small games.

Good ideas here. P is Town.

My role is standard.

Vote: wam
by LaserGuy
Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:34 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Poetry Slam Mafia: Game over - Slammed in the Slamer
Replies: 135
Views: 12007

Re: Poetry Slam Mafia Game Setup

Confirm
by LaserGuy
Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:19 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32696
Views: 2493964

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Poetry
Spoiler:
My private notes are here
by LaserGuy
Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:06 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32696
Views: 2493964

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

B99
Spoiler:
Haha, so if somitomi is lynched, Vic could accidentally kill mpolo or shoot a protected player. And he's caught if anyone targets him (though Town needs to lynch mpolo tomorrow if he doesn't ignite).

@Madge: Does the sash protect against ignition?
by LaserGuy
Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Circle of Life as Political Philosophy
Replies: 63
Views: 12072

Re: Circle of Life as Political Philosophy

I haven't seen this movie in a long time so I'm mostly just going from memory here, but from half-remembered things and a quick look at Wikipedia... My impression is that the core message in the Lion King is more about responsibility and maturity rather than about a formal political system around th...
by LaserGuy
Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:24 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32696
Views: 2493964

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

B99
Spoiler:
I'm kind of in awe at how Zen has put together all of the pieces perfectly here.
by LaserGuy
Mon Nov 26, 2018 4:19 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32696
Views: 2493964

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

B99
Spoiler:
Well, Town is basically all pointed in the right direction now. Still more likely than not this will be a loss, but they've got a chance.

Vicarin wrote:
by LaserGuy
Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32696
Views: 2493964

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Spoiler:
As usual, bessie has all of the right answers. Question will be whether the others listen to her or not.

Obligatory Vicarin ping :P
Vicarin wrote:


Actually, my feeling is Town is probably just going to outright lose at this point.

@Sabrar: Does mafia win outright in a 1-2-1?
by LaserGuy
Wed Nov 21, 2018 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 8561
Views: 805542

Re: Trump presidency

Not sure if this has come up and I've just missed it, but apparently Ivanka Trump is in a bit of trouble for using private email for government business. This situation sounds vaguely familiar to me, though I can't remember where it came up in the past :roll:
by LaserGuy
Wed Nov 21, 2018 7:03 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32696
Views: 2493964

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

B99 I will be very surprised if somitomi is not lynched today. Vicarin has picked up an annoyingly large amount of townie credit for reasons that elude me :P . Well, aside from his confirmation posts which were obvtown :mrgreen: He has a decent chance of winning this I think. I'm going to have t...
by LaserGuy
Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:13 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)
Replies: 7487
Views: 802134

Re: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)

Poetry Slam Mafia The World Poetry Slam Championships are being held in Xkcdia. Surly this will be a by the books competition with no collusion or sabotage. Set-up: Mostly standard, newbie friendly roles. Posting will be limited to 10 tweet length post per player per game day and one "poem&quo...
by LaserGuy
Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:45 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32696
Views: 2493964

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

B99
Spoiler:
BoomFrog, sent to Zen.
by LaserGuy
Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:04 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32696
Views: 2493964

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

BB9: So... it looks like Town can only win if they lynch mpolo? Lynch SK and go into LYLO with 3-2 and at least one confirmed Town. Winnable. I think the most likely scenario is somitomi lynch. With BoomFrog, Zen and Mark basically cleared, somitomi looking very good for that. Then if mpolo ignites ...
by LaserGuy
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:45 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32696
Views: 2493964

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

B99 Oy, what a mess. I am lost as to all of the various powers and interactions that have been going on. Played this kind of badly. Trusted my intuition too much in all of the wrong places. I think I'll blame it on having not played in a couple months and being very out of practice. At least my ...
by LaserGuy
Sat Nov 17, 2018 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

You know what, fine whatever, I was thinking I may do this anyway. Doc can protect me tonight and win the sash if they want. I'm the cop, but I send my results to another player. I copped mpolo last night and sent the result to bessie on the assumption that the sash wouldn't provide immunity to the ...
by LaserGuy
Sat Nov 17, 2018 7:01 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

Zenii wrote:
bessie wrote:
LaserGuy wrote:@bessie: Don't forget I targeted you last night as well.
I didn’t forget. I thought I knew why. I thought you got the message.

Laser, explain this.


You want me to claim?
by LaserGuy
Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:15 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

I'm not lynching Vic. Mark can confirm tomorrow if necessary. So long as Vic has two verifiable results toMorrow (Mark and someone else), he's town. @Laser what about Vic's responses to your points do you disagree with? They all seemed like reasonable answers. Right now I'm trying to decide between...
by LaserGuy
Sat Nov 17, 2018 9:33 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

I probably won't going to be around at deadline... weekends are bad for me as usual and I know I'm going to be out for most of the day, so this may be last check in.

Still thinking Vicarin is the way to go. I'd be okay with jimbob too I guess.

@bessie: Don't forget I targeted you last night as well.
by LaserGuy
Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:57 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

Then why not just ask for target? You think the consistent behavior would have been a worthy trade off for revealing a town player's role? It didn't occur to me that target info would be almost as good as full claim. I also think scum has enough kill targets tonight that it probably doesn't matter ...
by LaserGuy
Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:33 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

I would prefer Vic to claim This is suspicious. What did you hope to gain from his results? Follower is a scummy role. It is basically a perfect safeclaim for scum rolecop, kind of like jailer/roleblocker (in fact, Sabrar used this exact combination of roles for scum in Dark Tower). I wanted to see...
by LaserGuy
Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:01 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

Zenii wrote:Only claim target not their ability


This is a good idea.
by LaserGuy
Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

I would prefer Vic to claim results, but honestly that's the kind of role I'm happy lynching without them.
by LaserGuy
Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:18 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

@Vic, you should claim.
by LaserGuy
Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:18 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

Was meaning to come back to his but I keep forgetting. @LaserGuy: 1) Yeah, it was a pretty important issue given how likely it was to mess up night results. I don't think potentially missing a few night results is worth the investment of the bulk of your time in the day phase. 3) This seems rather w...
by LaserGuy
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

Right now I'm really feeling like this bears repeating: I think there's a good chance we have both scum in {BoomFrog, jimbob, Vicarin} (outside chance of Mark, but I'd be quite surprised), and don't really have any inclination to lynch outside of this group. Of the three, I think that Boom/jim are n...
by LaserGuy
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:48 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

@BoomFrog: Who do you think is jimbob's partner?
by LaserGuy
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:21 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

1) Yeah, it was a pretty important issue given how likely it was to mess up night results. Interesting, because it seems that the sash didn’t have very much of an effect at all. As far as I know, it didn’t block anything, I wasn’t blocked, LaserGuy claims he wasn’t blocked, so unless it blocked jim...
by LaserGuy
Wed Nov 14, 2018 11:41 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

I get why bessie accuses me of it. But then you either got the sash through some other clever means, or you are being a hypocrite, if you believe that I'm suspicious for the same reasoning as her on that point. Well, I haven't discussed my reasons for targeting her, so I don't see how you could act...
by LaserGuy
Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:18 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

Hmmm... LaserGuy, did you just accuse me of being scum in part for targeting bessie last night? How did you get the sashx in that case? See here . That link only takes me to the top of page 14, and I'm not sure what (if anything) on there you are referring to. Sorry, discussed already by bessie her...
by LaserGuy
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:42 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

Hmmm... LaserGuy, did you just accuse me of being scum in part for targeting bessie last night? How did you get the sashx in that case? See here . Somebody commented that BoomFrog was lower energy than they would expect for his first scum game in a year. Wasn't that game Crossover? When he was equa...
by LaserGuy
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:49 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

@LaserGuy: Bah. 1) I've dropped the subject of the Sash because now all there is to do is to not target the Sash holder. I trust you with the Sash, so I'm happy with where it is right now. My argument was not that you dropping the subject was in and of itself was scummy, but rather your singular fo...
by LaserGuy
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:25 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

Reads: Zen: Not really much to say here. Zen has been consistently and aggressively townie for the entire game. His claim makes perfect sense with his playstyle (I had considered that he might be intentionally trying to draw the NK on D1, actually). At this point, I can't really see any way he could...
by LaserGuy
Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:52 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

For the record, my impressions on working through my reread so far is that scum is Vic/jimbob.
by LaserGuy
Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:27 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

Jimbob's posts and his tone feels pretty consistent with what I expect of him as town. It's mostly gut feel, but for some reason I don't thin he'd fake a slip like this . What's the slip? I'm not seeing it. JimBob is aparently unaware of night-chat only. ninja'd by Jimbob It is quite observant of y...
by LaserGuy
Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:57 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

I was fairly convinced plytho was Town as of this post . I thought there was a chance he was indy but not mafia . You I thought were unlikely indy but possibly mafia, though not significantly better than chance. I wasn't thrilled about either wagon but nobody seemed keen to budge. Sorry, first link...
by LaserGuy
Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:55 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 6 - Ultimate Mammal Sash Genius
Replies: 1259
Views: 38489

Re: Brooklyn 99 Mafia: Halloween Heist - Day 2: Sashtag

If there's scum on the BoomFrog wagon, it's probably jimbob. Why? PoE. I'm Town; plytho is Town; Mark still looks like he's Town. jimbob is the only person left. What do you think of their explanations? somitomi basically just rehashed this post . The reads are very undeveloped (e.g. why is Zen scu...

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