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by MisterCheif
Sat Jul 31, 2010 6:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Celebrity Comes Out with Anti-Semitic Tirade
Replies: 66
Views: 7129

Re: Celebrity Comes Out with Anti-Semitic Tirade

Obviously I can't speak for everybody else, but I think because I took World History much more recently than all of you, I can say that my history course placed quite a bit of emphasis on Stalin's atrocities, the Rape of Nanjing, the Holocaust, and Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union. My 9th grad...
by MisterCheif
Fri Jul 30, 2010 7:49 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: DF Succession 3.1
Replies: 100
Views: 10936

Re: DF Succession 3.1

Well, I am back from DMA, so I can be moved off of postponement. Of course, that will only last a week, so I will post before I go to band camp.
by MisterCheif
Mon Jul 26, 2010 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: DF Succession 3.1
Replies: 100
Views: 10936

Re: DF Succession 3.1

I am going to be gone for the next 4 days at Drum Major Academy. If by some inexplicably weird series of events my turn comes up, please push back my position on the list until I am back.

I will make a post once I am back.
by MisterCheif
Sun Jul 25, 2010 11:49 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Post your 2010 AP/IB Scores!
Replies: 47
Views: 7058

Re: Post your 2010 AP/IB Scores!

5 on Chem and 4 on AP US.
by MisterCheif
Wed Jul 14, 2010 4:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Real Life Weapon Choices (olden like the plague)
Replies: 190
Views: 87591

Re: real life weapon choices (olden days)

And as such aren't all that good against any decent armour. However, the whole idea of most eastern 1-edged blades is to use it as a precision weapons. Against an armored opponent, precisely strike weak points and gaps in the armor. Against an unarmored opponent, you would aim for slices across maj...
by MisterCheif
Sun Jul 04, 2010 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Constitution Upheld; NRA members rejoice
Replies: 115
Views: 9661

Re: Constitution Upheld; NRA members rejoice

The average citizen doesn't know how to make a still properly either i'd bet. Enough people learned during prohibition... I'd be willing to bet people who wanted guns would find someone who could figure it out too. This, you only need a couple of people who are really enthusiastic and knowledgable ...
by MisterCheif
Sun Jul 04, 2010 5:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: A sixth appropriate use for the Vuvuzela
Replies: 16
Views: 2719

Re: A sixth appropriate use for the Vuvuzela

What, pray tell, are one through five? not entirely sure but bringing a vuvuzela to a twilight screening in your local cinema has got to be one I had this exact same idea. Give it a honk at either the first few mushy scenes or at the Mushiest(tm) scene. Or every time the kill the vampire by making ...
by MisterCheif
Sun Jul 04, 2010 12:24 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Good AI/Bad AI
Replies: 39
Views: 6739

Re: Good AI/Bad AI

nbonaparte wrote:On that note, what's the best RTS AI out there?


I haven't tried it yet, but apparently the AI in SupCom 2 is very good now that Sorian was pulled off of Kings and Castles to work on fixing it full time. And, as far as I know, it doesn't cheat unless you select the cheating AI option...
by MisterCheif
Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:14 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Real Life Glitches
Replies: 23
Views: 6685

Re: Real Life Glitches

Computer game glitches are just programmer mistakes. How are we to know, as part of the program, whether something is a glitch or a feature? I believe a quote regarding bugs temporary features in Dwarf Fortress is necessary here: If it doesn't crash the game it's a feature, not a bug. I'm not sure ...
by MisterCheif
Wed Jun 30, 2010 3:07 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: DF Succession 3.1
Replies: 100
Views: 10936

Re: DF Succession 3.1

I suppose I will sign up for turn 8, but if it seems that it will fall during a vacation, drum major academy, or band camp, I will let you know to push my turn back.
by MisterCheif
Tue Jun 22, 2010 2:57 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: The Flood versus EVERYTHING
Replies: 184
Views: 47956

Re: The Flood versus EVERYTHING

Galactic Rangers from Ratchet and Clank 3. "Sarge, take out that enemy hovership! We'll cover you, from over there!" Seriously, if you infect a Flood creature with an R&C Infector gun it will turn against its masters until the infection overcomes and kills it, just like with the Tyrrh...
by MisterCheif
Sun Jun 20, 2010 11:40 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 700731

Re: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already

I just found an awesome mod for making fires Fun. I now just embarked on a heavily wooded, perfectly flat area of joyous wilds. I am just finishing up my moats now, and I am marveling at what to do with the huge amounts of bituminous coal and bauxite. In fact, I think I may just make my walls out of...
by MisterCheif
Mon Jun 07, 2010 11:46 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: robotics competion: whre to begin (if possible)
Replies: 6
Views: 1223

Re: robotics competion: whre to begin (if possible)

First, check if there nearby (within two hours ish) teams. Other teams are often willing to give a hand in mentoring a team. What general area do you live in? If you are nearby me (or maybe a couple other people here), we might be able to help you. Also, if a full FRC team seems unlikely, there's a...
by MisterCheif
Mon Jun 07, 2010 12:14 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What instrument do you own?
Replies: 172
Views: 30404

Re: What instrument do you own?

A 1971 Selmer Wooden Bass Clarinet (It plays amazingly, and was aa $1900 buy-it-now on eBay. About now, the starting prices for these models are up to $2600-2800) Does it go to Eb or C? I've been looking for a good bass clarinet but I can't find a decent one that has a low C short of $8k. No, its j...
by MisterCheif
Sun Jun 06, 2010 2:33 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What instrument do you own?
Replies: 172
Views: 30404

Re: What instrument do you own?

I currently own: A Yamaha YTS-23 Tenor Sax (for marching, but now that I am drum major, it will sit around until I need one for marching) A Cannonball Vintage Series Tenor Sax (Regular laquer) A 1967 Selmer Mk VI Alto (It was my uncle's, so I only had to pay for shipping and to get some pads replace...
by MisterCheif
Fri May 14, 2010 12:47 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: 2010 AP tests discussion thread!
Replies: 96
Views: 10939

Re: 2010 AP tests discussion thread!

I think I did pretty well on the AP US test, probably a 4.

I definitely destroyed the AP Chem test. It was easy. And on the practice test (the 2008 AP Chem exam), I got a 136/150, with 96-150 being a 5...
by MisterCheif
Fri Apr 30, 2010 7:05 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia -- GAME OVER: Heroes win!
Replies: 454
Views: 42987

Re: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia- BEGIN Day 1: The mods must be c

EBWOP: By inconsistent, I mean that I have no idea at all how it will turn out. I could end up having internet off and on for the next couple weeks, or not at all, or everything could be fine. There's just to much uncertainty. Sorry again.
by MisterCheif
Fri Apr 30, 2010 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia -- GAME OVER: Heroes win!
Replies: 454
Views: 42987

Re: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia- BEGIN Day 1: The mods must be c

Crap. I have just found out that my internet will be very inconsistent for the next week or too, so I will have to withdraw from the game. Sorry, but I had no idea about this until about 10 minutes ago.

Mods, can you find a replacement for me?
by MisterCheif
Fri Apr 30, 2010 10:35 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia -- GAME OVER: Heroes win!
Replies: 454
Views: 42987

Re: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia- BEGIN Day 1: The mods must be c

Just to clarify, I meant that list more in a context of day one, where in most cases any suspicion that is had would be do to the muddying behavior that zerker has had been exhibiting, or due to gut suspicion. I personally think it is safer to vote for someone clearly causing confusion when any othe...
by MisterCheif
Fri Apr 30, 2010 1:15 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia -- GAME OVER: Heroes win!
Replies: 454
Views: 42987

Re: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia- BEGIN Day 1: The mods must be c

EBWOP:

Oops, I meant to say:

Mistercheif wrote:Though, I have only been in one game before this, so there may be probably is somebody here who could better answer the question.
by MisterCheif
Fri Apr 30, 2010 1:12 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia -- GAME OVER: Heroes win!
Replies: 454
Views: 42987

Re: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia- BEGIN Day 1: The mods must be c

@Misterchief: question though, since i'm still a n00b at this stage is it more important to weed out potential lurkers or to remove potential gamebreakers(see: muddy waters during lylo)? I personally think that the potential gamebreakers (aka zerker at this point) are more of a threat. The order fo...
by MisterCheif
Fri Apr 30, 2010 12:56 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia -- GAME OVER: Heroes win!
Replies: 454
Views: 42987

Re: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia- BEGIN Day 1: The mods must be c

I have noticed that the only person who hasn't posted is Supertycoon. He seems to have been forgotten in the focus on zerker.
by MisterCheif
Fri Apr 30, 2010 12:44 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: "other" activities
Replies: 15
Views: 2276

Re: "other" activities

I plan on going into science, but I am extremely involved in music. I am the bass clarinetist in my schools wind ensemble and symphonic band as well as the tenor sax player in the jazz band. I am also now the Drum Major for my marching band. So yeah...lots of music. I am also on the robotics team, a...
by MisterCheif
Thu Apr 29, 2010 9:17 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32851
Views: 2613350

Re: DISCUSSION THREAD/Gojoe canNEVER be trusted

Mythology
Spoiler:
I'm godfather...again. I wonder if the mods chose that based on how I did in the last newbie game?
by MisterCheif
Thu Apr 29, 2010 7:16 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia -- GAME OVER: Heroes win!
Replies: 454
Views: 42987

Re: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia- BEGIN Day 1: The mods must be c

Right now, there isn't really anybody drawing much attention except zerker. Looking at the role list, his behavior does not seem to fit any role but scum or vanilla town. His behavior seems too suicidal to be a townie with a special power. This behavior also makes me think it is unlikely for him to ...
by MisterCheif
Thu Apr 29, 2010 10:29 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia -- GAME OVER: Heroes win!
Replies: 454
Views: 42987

Re: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia- BEGIN Day 1: The mods must be c

Well, I'm here. I'll write up an evaluation later today, as I have to leave for school now.
by MisterCheif
Sun Apr 25, 2010 7:17 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia -- GAME OVER: Heroes win!
Replies: 454
Views: 42987

Re: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia - SIGN UP HERE AND NOW, 2 SLOTS

1. RoadieRich - Who you gonna call? Mythbusters! 2. Cynical Idealist 3. New User 4. Tropetastic 5. zerker2000 - For this comment clearly must have a purpose. 6. superdemongob 7. Sruixan - *insert comment here* 8. Rakysh (Is here to try and learn how to actually play help the new people.) 9. dkm86 - ...
by MisterCheif
Thu Apr 22, 2010 1:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What word processor do you use?
Replies: 28
Views: 2978

Re: What word processor do you use?

Velict wrote:I use Word 2010 beta. It gets the job done.


I've got to try that out. What is changed from 2007? Any improvements to the equation tool? (I <3 the equation tool. It is incredibly useful for AP Chem lab reports, where I need to show all my calculations)
by MisterCheif
Tue Apr 20, 2010 11:22 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Skynet
Replies: 44
Views: 11887

Re: Skynet

Why is Dwarf Fortress not an answer? Some extremely coincidental things happen with world gen...

Such as sites called Silent Hill...located on top of a passage to the underworld...
by MisterCheif
Tue Apr 20, 2010 11:16 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: The Flood versus EVERYTHING
Replies: 184
Views: 47956

Re: The Flood versus EVERYTHING

Also, I think that we have a new contender for taking down the flood; The CORE from Total Annihilation; they are consciousness transferred from flesh to machines, so they are capable of full conscious thought, but also unable to be infected. And they have the D-gun. Flood can infect machines, see i...
by MisterCheif
Tue Apr 20, 2010 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)
Replies: 7497
Views: 834175

Re: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)

The Unnamed MoA Project (Mini) 1. Dr Ug (Need...more...mafia...fix...) 2. cycoden 3. BigNose 4. Sir_Elderberry (I'll try not to let this go the way of Sims...) 5. misterk (let this one suceed please!) 6. Rakysh (could do with the practise.) 7. hendusoone 8. mpolo 9. Cynical Idealist (Kill the lurker...
by MisterCheif
Sun Apr 18, 2010 8:21 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 700731

Re: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already

uncivlengr wrote:
Chfan wrote:I downloaded this yesterday. I have yet to get them to do anything.
I didn't get it until I ran through this: The Complete and Utter Newby Tutorial for Dwarf Fortress, step by step.

That's the one I used to. Apparently Tinypirate, the writer of the tutorial, will be making a new one for DF2010.
by MisterCheif
Sun Apr 18, 2010 3:13 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: NEWBIE:The land of the Truely Free: Happy Everafter
Replies: 238
Views: 21686

Re: NEWBIE:The land of the Truely Free: Happy Everafter

Woo! Now to go read the spoiler thread... (had to make sure to avoid that thread completely at work... spoilers don't work in Lynx...) Nor do they work in the default blackberry browser either, which is rather frustrating at times. Anyways - good game indeed! That was very, very close, I think, and...
by MisterCheif
Sun Apr 18, 2010 2:40 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: NEWBIE:The land of the Truely Free: Happy Everafter
Replies: 238
Views: 21686

Re: NEWBIE: Welcome to the land of the Truely Free: Day 5

Secateurs wrote:MC forgetting that if he was town, phlip had to be mafia.

Wow. How did I miss that.

Well, good game. I almost won.
by MisterCheif
Sun Apr 18, 2010 1:11 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: NEWBIE:The land of the Truely Free: Happy Everafter
Replies: 238
Views: 21686

Re: NEWBIE: Welcome to the land of the Truely Free: Day 5

Well, I supposed something like this would happen, especially if PE was killed. I know this will probably cause a WIFOM situation, but, if I were the mafia, would it really help me to kill PE, especially after Phoenix recommended lynching whichever me or dotproduct was left? PE's suggestion to lynch...
by MisterCheif
Sat Apr 17, 2010 1:09 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: NEWBIE:The land of the Truely Free: Happy Everafter
Replies: 238
Views: 21686

Re: NEWBIE: Welcome to the land of the Truely Free: Day 4

I am reluctant to hammer, especially as I will most likely be gone until late tonight, but as the overwhelming majority, me included is for a lynch of dotproduct, I will.

vote: dotproduct

Now you can now add Hammer to my name Phoenix. :wink:
by MisterCheif
Fri Apr 16, 2010 9:19 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: NEWBIE:The land of the Truely Free: Happy Everafter
Replies: 238
Views: 21686

Re: NEWBIE: Welcome to the land of the Truely Free: Day 4

I am a bit suspicious of dotproduct as well, but I will hold off on voting, because I don't want some mafioso running up and hammering before he can reply to the votes against him. I would like to vote him now, but I will be gone a good portion of tomorrow, and I don't know if I will be able to get ...
by MisterCheif
Wed Apr 14, 2010 8:31 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: NEWBIE:The land of the Truely Free: Happy Everafter
Replies: 238
Views: 21686

Re: NEWBIE: Welcome to the land of the Truely Free: Day 4

Well, I agree with pretty much everything you've said. I think that at least for the moment, it is not worth looking at PE with any suspicion at all, as he was a likely person for being protected by the doctor. It is a shame that RR/NA was killed before it would be worth it for him to let us know wh...
by MisterCheif
Tue Apr 13, 2010 12:13 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: NEWBIE:The land of the Truely Free: Happy Everafter
Replies: 238
Views: 21686

Re: NEWBIE: Welcome to the land of the Truely Free: Day 4

At this point, it seems that the only slightly suspicious person is dotproduct. That is mainly because of his playstyle seeming to be that of an active lurker, which would be likely for a newbie mafioso. However, this is just a slight suspicion, and is not anything I would personally place a vote on...
by MisterCheif
Fri Apr 09, 2010 7:54 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: NEWBIE:The land of the Truely Free: Happy Everafter
Replies: 238
Views: 21686

Re: NEWBIE: Welcome to the land of the Truely Free: Day 3

Very well then.

vote: nbonaparte

He is very suspicious, especially in refusing to defend himself. He may not be mafia, but he is one annoying lurker!

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