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by freezeblade
Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - Endgame - Apocalypse
Replies: 1327
Views: 21509

Re: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - D1 - Assassination

Disagree, as "masons" are not necessary of the same alignment. Such as in Chairman Maofia (I always bring this up, it's like I'm a broken record harping on it all the time. Mentioning it, I might as well get up on the soapbox now: If you are a mason, the alignment of your partner is not n...
by freezeblade
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:35 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - Endgame - Apocalypse
Replies: 1327
Views: 21509

Re: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - D1 - Assassination

If there is a cult, I don't expect masons, but if there is no cult, masons I put at about a 30% chance. Masons seem way overpowered in lights out. Disagree, as "masons" are not necessary of the same alignment. Such as in Chairman Maofia (I always bring this up, it's like I'm a broken reco...
by freezeblade
Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Actual Drnukenness!
Replies: 1357
Views: 284227

Re: Actual Drnukenness!

recipe I found online for one of my favorite drinks, which I wishes... had a diff. name. Screwdriver recipe. You Will Need ⋅ 1 cup vodka ⋅ 1 1/2 cups orange juice ⋅ Orange slices ⋅ Ice Directions: (a.) Divide ice between 4 glasses. Add vodka and orang...
by freezeblade
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:57 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Altered Carbonara
Replies: 8
Views: 1542

Re: Altered Carbon

SecondTalon wrote:I liked Poe. A lot.

Easily my favorite character.
by freezeblade
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:43 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8065
Views: 633058

Re: You must not say duck

no penguins, just ducks.
by freezeblade
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 30759
Views: 2043986

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Stellaris:
Spoiler:
Totally unfazed at being on scummy lists, easy enough to play off as meta, especially after my streak of scum games, and my known "scummy as hell" meta. I just have to not implicate my partners...
by freezeblade
Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - Endgame - Apocalypse
Replies: 1327
Views: 21509

Re: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - D1 - Assassination

Woah. Lots of content to catch up on. Sorry everyone, I signed out for the evening around the time of my last post, so there was lots to read and take notes on when I got in to the office this morning (I typically catch up on the night's conversations as I'm having breakfast, but this is much more c...
by freezeblade
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:18 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 4803
Views: 369435

Re: Trump presidency

CorruptUser wrote:Hey now, a rising tide lifts all boats. Except the ones whose anchor lines are too short, they sink, but screw them. Oh and the boats 6 hours away, they are at low tide, but screw them too. You know what, screw all the boats. The ocean sucks.

Taking speech lessons from the great orange one?
by freezeblade
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:15 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - Endgame - Apocalypse
Replies: 1327
Views: 21509

Re: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - Pregame

Hello everyone! Been a while since I played here, I see some names I recognize, and other that I don't. I've never played with Zenii before, but I will note that this pings me as too enthusiastic: I confirm that I have received and read my role PM and that I am not a member of the mafia or whatever ...
by freezeblade
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8065
Views: 633058

Re: You must not say duck

only if it's a duck
by freezeblade
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 30759
Views: 2043986

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Stellaris
Spoiler:
Welp. Scum. Saw that coming. The curse continues. I think I'll just spend the entire game joking about my scummy meta streak. WIFOM for the win?
by freezeblade
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:04 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 133
Views: 15507

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

of course, eggs are always given in natural units. i would be too thrifty to throw away half an egg anyway. OTOH, i've already found myself in the situation that the recipe specified larege eggs, but i only had small ones for some reason, so a way to convert one unit to the other was required... Yo...
by freezeblade
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - Endgame - Apocalypse
Replies: 1327
Views: 21509

Re: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - Pregame

confirming, sir!
by freezeblade
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:33 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 133
Views: 15507

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

I got wondering about whether the metric system would favor a different volume of egg. 50ml/50g is really scale-able (what I learned in culinary class as the volume/weight of one large egg) and easy to include in recipes, and works especially when working at much larger scales, like a bakery who is...
by freezeblade
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:18 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8065
Views: 633058

Re: You must not say duck

The thread would be no fun if there wasn't someone to battle against, trying to drowned his ducks in a sea of non-duck words.
by freezeblade
Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:35 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8065
Views: 633058

Re: You must not say duck

the duck goes 'quack'
by freezeblade
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - Endgame - Apocalypse
Replies: 1327
Views: 21509

Re: Stellaris Mafia (Lights Out) - Pregame

posting for ego search, waiting on role PM
by freezeblade
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:15 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 133
Views: 15507

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

California checking in with egg sizes (weighed without shell):
Medium = 45g
Large = 50g
Extra Large = 55g
Jumbo = 60-65g

volume? I have no idea, but those are the weights I've come across here.
by freezeblade
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:10 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4275
Views: 751049

Re: Today I Made:

Last night I made Hawaiian BBQ plate dinner: Kalua style slow-roasted pork shoulder served over rice and steamed broccoli/napa cabbage, side of macaroni salad. Pork was rubbed with a paste of chipotle (for the smoke), garlic, ginger, salt, and POG juice (passion, orange, guava). Wrapped tight in ban...
by freezeblade
Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:08 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 3710
Views: 460345

Re: The Darker Side of the News

natraj wrote:btw the latest shooter was a member of a white supremacist group that trained him in paramilitary drills i'm still waiting for the republican condemnation of white supremacist terrorism.


Don't hold your breath, you'll be waiting until the end of time.
by freezeblade
Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:32 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 30759
Views: 2043986

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

This discussion kind of makes me feel like we need to do a meta mafia game... You get a role PM where you play as another player, with abilities/quirks related to their playstyle. I think this was done at least once or twice some years back, but I don't think it's been done recently. I played in th...
by freezeblade
Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:57 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 30759
Views: 2043986

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

I'm figuring I'll get to L-2 or so just on joke/policy/meta votes on D1.
by freezeblade
Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 30759
Views: 2043986

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Madge wrote:great, my scummy meta's getting me killed in the discussion thread now :roll:

I'm just surprised I haven't gotten lynched just for meta reasons yet!
by freezeblade
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:17 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)
Replies: 7304
Views: 679523

Re: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)

Lights Out! ⋅  Mods: Suzaku, maybe a comod, depending ⋅  Size: Minimum 9, Maximum about 16. Ideally around 12ish. ⋅  Speed: 5 IRL-day days, 2 IRL-day nights ⋅  Setup: Closed ⋅  Bastardry: Minimal (may contain hidden role elements and/or unexpected i...
by freezeblade
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:52 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8065
Views: 633058

Re: You must not say duck

won't someone think of the ducks!?
by freezeblade
Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:38 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: stop walking on the escalators
Replies: 104
Views: 29300

Re: stop walking on the escalators

I feel that how a piece of permanent equipment was intended to be used in a space (designed by someone who went to school for, studied, and has a job doing this) is certainly relevant to a discussion of how that piece of equipment is used. I was pointing out that your statement here: The whole idea ...
by freezeblade
Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:11 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: stop walking on the escalators
Replies: 104
Views: 29300

Re: stop walking on the escalators

I'm certainly not defending these designers or architects for all decisions taken in these sorts of spaces (I'm not in that particular niche of the industry), however when I was learning to plan these spaces in class (in general overview) we were taught that an escalators main intended use was as a ...
by freezeblade
Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How did a discontinued foreign coin end up in my car?
Replies: 42
Views: 3179

Re: How did a discontinued foreign coin end up in my car?

Interesting. Here they have a device on one of the "trolley" (carts here) wheels which lock in place once they are taken beyond the confines of the parking lot (there's typically a yellow line denoting the "do not pass" zone). If you pass the cart over the boundaries of the parki...
by freezeblade
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:57 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: stop walking on the escalators
Replies: 104
Views: 29300

Re: stop walking on the escalators

It's not just how I view them, it's how The people who design the spaces they are used in view them (i.e. Architects). Now, there can be a conversation of how they were planned to be used vs. actual usage, but I'm telling you that their original planned purpose isn't to relieve people from walking, ...
by freezeblade
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:40 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: stop walking on the escalators
Replies: 104
Views: 29300

Re: stop walking on the escalators

The whole idea of an escalator is for people not to have to walk up/down stairs on their own. If you're not into that, use the emergency stairs. Expecting people to always climb them is unreasonable. I actually see escalators as a category of "people movers" (this is how we termed them in...
by freezeblade
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Covers That Are Better Than The Originals
Replies: 294
Views: 115336

Re: Covers That Are Better Than The Originals

Also, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes do some awesome punk covers of non-punk songs, like "Goodbye, Earl" by the Dixie Chicks. Top 5 favorite Me First and the Gimme Gimmes covers (in no order): Don't Cry for Me Argentina My Favorite Things Who Put the Bomp (In the Bomp, Bomp, Bomp) Oh Girl ...
by freezeblade
Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:17 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Altered Carbonara
Replies: 8
Views: 1542

Altered Carbonara

New show out on NetFlix: Altered Carbon. I've made it through the first two episodes and so far I like it...with caveats. Based off a 2000's novel by Richard K. Morgan, the story takes place in a sci-fi nior setting in far-flung cyber-punk future San Fransisco (now called "Bay City"). Visu...
by freezeblade
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Sexual Harrassment Epidemic
Replies: 538
Views: 28372

Re: Sexual Harrassment Epidemic

CorruptUser wrote:So, have the guardian present?


To my understanding, in the Larry Nassar case, the parents were present for the abuse. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/24/spor ... rents.html
by freezeblade
Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8065
Views: 633058

Re: You must not say duck

a duck
by freezeblade
Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:48 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Controversial opinions about food
Replies: 1028
Views: 175811

Re: Controversial opinions about food

PAstrychef wrote:Well, I’m sure your shoe leather is very tasty-but you can have it. Steak should just about moo when I poke it with a fork.


Wipe it's ass and toss it on the plate, I always say.
by freezeblade
Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:46 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14610
Views: 2152485

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

Do you have any idea how much all the infrastructure to ship an entire workforce in and out costs to build and maintain? Well, in SF it's the combination of some major bridges (which become tangled messes or parking lots every day during the morning and evening rush, as well as randomly at the drop...
by freezeblade
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How did a discontinued foreign coin end up in my car?
Replies: 42
Views: 3179

Re: How did a discontinued foreign coin end up in my car?

Lots of unrealistic explanations here. Let's be reasonable, it's likely just a piece of metal that accidentally got eroded in the shape of a franc. Happens a lot with Jesus. Jesus gets eroded into the shape of a franc? Oh such fickle flesh! A side effect of being given franc and cents as a baby. I ...
by freezeblade
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14610
Views: 2152485

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

CorruptUser wrote:Just do what Manhattan does. Import all the workers during the day, then ship them out at night.


Unsurprisingly*, this is also what San Fransisco does.

*Both high-priced, built-up urban spaces which are growth-restricted due to geography
by freezeblade
Mon Feb 05, 2018 5:09 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Extra ingredients, or help I have buttermilk.
Replies: 73
Views: 17623

Re: Extra ingredients, or help I have buttermilk.

AngrySquirrel wrote:What do people eat with blood sausages?


Breakfast foods is most of what I've seen. Of course, I've mainly seen blood sausage as part of a fry-up.
by freezeblade
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:50 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4275
Views: 751049

Re: Today I Made:

Oven is fixed!

Today I'm making:
sourdough pizza dough for pizza party this weekend
preferment (sourdough) for brown sandwich bread
preferment (yeasted) for pan dulce
Roasted meat of some sort over a bed of root veggies

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