Shakespeare Mafia II - Epilogue

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Shakespeare Mafia II - Epilogue

Postby mpolo » Wed Apr 20, 2016 3:31 pm UTC

Happy Birthday to thee!
Happy Birthday to thee!
451's a big number!
Happy Birthday to thee


Welcome to Shakespeare Mafia, Part II

I'm going to get the roles out in the next few minutes. Please confirm in thread (to give me time to write opening flavor).

Rules:

Spoiler:
1. All standard rules for mafia apply. Obviously.
2. Post restrictions are mostly there for fun. I might remind you of them if you ignore them, but don't expect a bat coming down on you.
3. Days will be generally 4 days, nights generally 2, with the whole weekend counting as one day. Extensions are possible.
4. There is nothing that is intended to be bastardy. Some mechanisms may have non-obvious effects.
5. No posting in this thread unless you are playing in it.
6. No talking about this game except in this thread or in an appropriately titled spoiler in the discussion thread.
7. No editing your posts. For any reason, at any time unless explicitly told to do so by the mod or co-mod.
8. Do not lurk! Lurkers risk being replaced.
9. You may post in thread until a hammer vote is placed or the mod declares the day over for whatever reason.
10. If all players explicitly say they are happy to end the day early, e.g. because of an unbreakable tie, the mod may end the day before the deadline.
11. You may not quote directly from your role PM or anything else from the mod. Paraphrasing is fine.
12. Only use bold text for voting, unvoting, asking the mod questions or stating important information (e.g. being away for 2-3 days). FoSses and similar may also be in bold.
13. No reading spoilered posts for this game in the discussion thread.
14. Mod statements (apart from these rules) will be posted in bold.
15. In case of tied votals, the first person to have reached the given total will be lynched.


Player List:

1. Sir Gabriel
2. jimbobmacdoodle
3. Echo244
4. Sabrar
5. Carlington Killed, Night 1: Iago, Mafia framer
6. heuristically_alone Lynched, Day I: Hamlet, Potentially-town tracker
7. freezeblade
8. Djehutynakht
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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Confirmation phase

Postby jimbobmacdoodle » Wed Apr 20, 2016 3:53 pm UTC

Confirm.
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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Confirmation phase

Postby Sabrar » Wed Apr 20, 2016 3:59 pm UTC

Confirm.

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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Confirmation phase

Postby freezeblade » Wed Apr 20, 2016 3:59 pm UTC

Avast! the game afoot has come to be
bequeath a post, my first to confirm thus
begin this day to find the great villain
who threatens our fine town just and mellow
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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Confirmation phase

Postby Djehutynakht » Wed Apr 20, 2016 4:18 pm UTC

I delight to partake
In this fun that we make.

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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Confirmation phase

Postby Echo244 » Wed Apr 20, 2016 7:17 pm UTC

Confirm.
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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Confirmation phase

Postby heuristically_alone » Wed Apr 20, 2016 7:24 pm UTC

A game to begin?
I must hurry up and pee.
A tree! Confirm me.
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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Confirmation phase

Postby SirGabriel » Wed Apr 20, 2016 7:28 pm UTC

Confirm.

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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Confirmation phase

Postby Carlington » Thu Apr 21, 2016 12:12 am UTC

The time has come, the stage is set, and so
We join ourselves and start to do our thing.
The fun's the thing to chase for Salemites,
And Sicilians (though chaos they may bring).
Remember all, our sport is naught but sport,
And should our words and actions cause offence
Much like those players in plays so long ago
When all is done, we'll surely make amends.
Now ends my confirmation post apace,
Good luck to friends I love and foes I face!
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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby mpolo » Thu Apr 21, 2016 6:21 am UTC

CHORUS:
Eight great plays, not alike in dignity
From all the ages of the Bard's lifework:
Did once contend which of them is the best.
From forth the fatal lines of these eight plays,
Of players eight did come to swell the scene.
Contend they would the greatness of their work —
Some sought but peace and harmony betwixt
Such varied and well-loved figures of yore.
But others sought the end of those who came
To represent what they would call the less.
So gentle viewer, lend thine ear, and hear
The acts and swelling scenes of this strange work.
Forgive the errors of meter and of rhyme,
The end, dear viewers, only shows the time.


Welcome to Shakespeare Mafia II. You may begin.

A word to the distribution of roles, alignments and emotions. Emotions were strictly given by random.org (though I had to randomize three times to get an ordering without fixed points). I generally tried to give people their first role. If two people had the same first role, I gave that role to the first one to send his PM, and went on down the list. In one case, I decided to take the second role for reasons of my own, so don't try to read a lot into how far down the list your role is. Then I tried to come up with something "logical" for who would be working together. Thus alignments are not truly random. However, all scum have an ample list of possible false claims.

Use of Elizabethan language and poetry are certainly encouraged, especially on April 23 ("Talk like Shakespeare" Day). If you want to write a soliloquy in thread, you can put it in a spoiler, but anyone is permitted to "overhear" by reading the spoiler, if he/she thinks that the character would do that. That is, spoilers in thread are free for all to read.

Eight players, 5 votes to lynch. Deadline is Tuesday, April 26. Countdown timer: here
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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby SirGabriel » Thu Apr 21, 2016 6:39 am UTC

I think it would be helpful for us to reveal the roles we picked but did not receive. It helped me discern two liars (only one of whom was scum, but that's beside the point) in the last PYP (whose name I cannot say here). Do any of you object?

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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby Sabrar » Thu Apr 21, 2016 6:56 am UTC

We art very much displeas'd yond foul creatures would seek our doom. In our most righteous anger we shalt smite those whose very name is contrary to the King's English.

Vote: Djehutynakht

We has't nay objection to the knight's proposal, t'is deem'd adequate f'r hunting the villains.

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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby jimbobmacdoodle » Thu Apr 21, 2016 7:49 am UTC

The honourable SirGabriel doth make a suggestion that seemeth to me both fair and wise. 'tis fair to say that knowledge such as this doth bring us nearer to our goal. I do support this proposal.

Sabrar's vote doth seem to me but a random one. Until the recent past this was normal. That said, however, recent games have skipped this scene, though I knoweth not why. Uses for sure it doth have: random votes do help stir us to action. Behold, my vote to join with his, I shall place:

Vote heuristically_alone

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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby Echo244 » Thu Apr 21, 2016 8:25 am UTC

Yay! This game has all the signs of being a Classic! (I can neither confirm nor deny whether Outrageous Puns are part of my posting restriction or just part of normal service). I kind of want to get thoughts in before trying to adjust my language too much.

I like the sound of the reveal-roles-not-granted plan, though it gives us less information here; we picked three and were assigned one, rather than picking three, learning of the powers and then picking whichever was most fun or beneficial. Still, information will at least give us a discussion to have D1.

Anyway.

Vote Sabrar

For calling it the King's English on the birthday of *Her* Majesty.
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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby Sabrar » Thu Apr 21, 2016 8:44 am UTC

Echo244 wrote:I like the sound of the reveal-roles-not-granted plan, though it gives us less information here...

Thee spake true Milady, however assuming there's a role-cop among our midst it might force scum to be more truthful than they would like.

Echo244 wrote:For calling it the King's English on the birthday of *Her* Majesty.

We doth not admit making any mistakes, thither wast other considerations to be hadst.

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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby SirGabriel » Thu Apr 21, 2016 11:22 am UTC

Vote: Echo
For seeming to speak in a normal way when every player has something to restrict the wording of their posts.

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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby Echo244 » Thu Apr 21, 2016 11:36 am UTC

I'd apologise for having come across as too normal, but... nyuh.

It's sad, so sad (so sad)
It's a sad, sad situation
And it's getting more and more absurd
It's sad, so sad (so sad)
Why can't we talk it over?
Oh it seems to me
That sorry seems to be the hardest word
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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby freezeblade » Thu Apr 21, 2016 4:06 pm UTC

forsooth! The game is now afoot, and we must follow our feet to the gallows and pick among us the most likely villain. Though early of game it is, random and votes of folly or jest is at hand (or is it foot), and n'ery a thought of serious intention clouds the mind of our compatriots early on this fine day.

And upon this day a questionable spirit to begin our discussion, the suggestion of unchosen but suggested roles I find intriguing, so answer I will step forth to be the first, and hope for stable footing.

Our fair and foolish, yet loyal to the king, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern I submitted, together. The great bard himself wrote them together as unit, together, and n'ery differenciated, so I found no reason to do any different. The next character I chose has many a role throughout the great plays;
Falstaff, the large and jovial sort, alas, wasn't chosen for me by our moderator so wise. Surprised I would be if the former were among us, yet the latter would not surprise me in the least.

Aside:
Spoiler:
Yet though all this fair chatter though idle be
Though intended to sift, sort, search out
a liar or player against our town
hardly ever though searching or sifting
a player of mal interests or malice
however something must start us this day
and though the idle chatting we shall find
a word, a phrase, a person out of place
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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby Djehutynakht » Thu Apr 21, 2016 4:13 pm UTC

Oh Sabrar.

The man doth protest too much, methinks.


One thing I must ask, one thing I must know
Is if a role-cop in our midst did walk
What would showing the non-granted roles show?
That would make the scum at this proposal balk.

I'd be happy to share the masks I don't wear.
I can't particularly see anything worth to fear.

My first was the Fool, Feste or Lear's man in loyalty
I relished in the idea of the jovial impunity.
My second was Iago, that traitorous soul.
This was my one attempt at a villainous role.

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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby heuristically_alone » Thu Apr 21, 2016 4:38 pm UTC

To be, or not to be: that is the question:
Whether ’tis nobler or whether to vote
CARLINGTON.
The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,
Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,
And by opposing end them? To die: to sleep;
No more; and, by a sleep to say we end
The heart-ache and the thousand natural shocks
That flesh is heir to, ’tis a consummation

CARLINGTON to be wish’d. To die, to sleep;
To sleep: perchance to dream: ay, there’s the rub


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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby SirGabriel » Thu Apr 21, 2016 4:55 pm UTC

I chose Apothecary and Archbishop of York. I just picked a few people that sounded cool from near the start of the wiki list of Shakespeare roles.

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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby freezeblade » Thu Apr 21, 2016 5:15 pm UTC

You give to much of your methods, sir!
Given the very same list as thine, and of a similar method, a cluster appears.
One might be giv'n the impression that thy chosen character be in the start of the list, before both Archbishop or Apothecary, of an interesting sort.
A list, as it stands, which contains within characters of much concern.

Is everyone's impression that role names and alignment be married?
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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby heuristically_alone » Thu Apr 21, 2016 5:27 pm UTC

Hark, I concur!
For a rose, no matter the name shalt be a rose
And a rose is forever considered good
But the role of a weed
Well, surely that must be pulled and plucked from the earth!
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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby Echo244 » Thu Apr 21, 2016 7:22 pm UTC

Role names and alignment do seem to be intertwined, if not perhaps star-crossed lovers. We know that there are characters chosen in groups of those likely to be working together. Thus, those characters must retain their alignment.

The noble Bard has, however, not made things so easy for us. Who could have known, that the noble Thane of Glamis would become the accursed King? That noble Brutus would side with the lean and hungry Cassius?

Goddammit, if only Shakespeare had written more two-dimensional goodies and baddies, and padded things with fight scenes instead of character development.

Anyway. In no particular order, my rejected choices were Titania, and Lady Macbeth. Make of them, what you will. But tread lightly, for neither is a lady to be trifled with.
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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby mpolo » Thu Apr 21, 2016 8:08 pm UTC

But soft, what votes through yonder window break?

Djehutynakht (1): Sabrar
heuristically_alone (1): jimbobmacdoodle
Sabrar (1): Echo224
Echo224 (1): SirGabriel
Carlington (1): heuristically_alone
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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby Sabrar » Thu Apr 21, 2016 8:31 pm UTC

Though it may seemeth anachronistic we art proud to calleth ourselves a 'whedonite' and very much did enjoy their rendition of the Bard's screenplay 'Much Ado About Nothing'. We wast intrigu'd by gentle men such as Benedick and Claudio who were portray'd by talents also appearing in other masterpieces of his (some which wast featur'd just recently on this very forum by yours truly).

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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby Carlington » Fri Apr 22, 2016 12:17 am UTC

I see no harm in naming other names
Than those whose countenance we've come to wear.
Our foes of hiding places 'twill deprive;
While townie friends ought have no need to fear.
A Prince who died was one - but no, not he
Who died the day this post was written down.
Rather, a Dane well known to you and me:
Prince Hamlet, with his Elsinorean crown.
Th'other a lady down from highland moor,
A name frequently yoked alongside "death"
Who pushed her husband to King Duncan's door.
None other be it but Lady Macbeth.
Thus ends the count of players I am not;
Much knowledge is yet to be gained, but what?

As for a vote, SirGabriel called out Echo for posting freely when everyone ought to have a restriction - yet, his posts have been similarly unrestrained. This contradiction leads me to
Vote:SirGabriel
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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby heuristically_alone » Fri Apr 22, 2016 3:44 am UTC

ok, after that incredible post I cannot in good conscious vote Carlington.
UNVOTE

Twas not the night before Christmas
For Halloween was night.
Only tree creatures were stirring, but none was a mouse.
Double double toil and trouble, the 3 witches was one pick.
And the other a simple protagonist to that tale
The king and husband to lady Macbeth.
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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby SirGabriel » Fri Apr 22, 2016 5:26 am UTC

Carlington wrote:As for a vote, SirGabriel called out Echo for posting freely when everyone ought to have a restriction - yet, his posts have been similarly unrestrained. This contradiction leads me to
Vote:SirGabriel

Perhaps it's not as plain to viewers as I thought, but I have been forced to rephrase many times to avoid breaking that rule which restricts my speech. True, I have made no attempt to speak the language of the Bard, but I have no time to cope with a doubled limit on my posts just for fun.

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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby Sabrar » Fri Apr 22, 2016 6:59 am UTC

Art thee declaring thy vote on the fair mistress wast not madeth in jest? In yond case we shalt forthwith

Unvote

as the time f'r frivolousness clearly hath passed. Though we wilt observe thy speech very much doest not exhibit signs of restrictions so thee must be hiding them excellently.

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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby jimbobmacdoodle » Fri Apr 22, 2016 7:54 am UTC

Unvote

I agree with the honourable gentleman Sabrar that the time for comedie voting is now past. My own phrase of speech may perchance not be so clear, and so I do believe Carlington's vote hath been made in haste or jest.

I myself have no fear of revealing the roles that I was not given. My first choice is the noble role that I am playing. Horatio, the companion of Hamlet was my choice the second. The last of this trio three was the comedie character Sir Toby Belch. In choosing these three I did consider the following: 1) They were from three different works of the Great Writer; 2) The plays they were in were ones that I had a little familiarity with, though I confess to having seen almost none of them; 3) These each had a well-known role in their respective work.

Onto what the lady Echo says. I do wish to sound a note of caution that it is my belief that the alignment of a character will not be so clear, as the good woman doth indicate. For example, did Brutus not kill his friend for the good of Rome? I say that whilst we may find some clues as to the villainy in our midst by their names, we should look at their words and actions too.

Now of things not yer spoken of: it seemeth me clear that there is a villainous duo who wishes to see our downfall from what the mod has said. To go with that, I feel that there may be one or two whose alignment will be somewhat unclear, but will certainly not be against town.
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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby Sabrar » Fri Apr 22, 2016 9:14 am UTC

We would like to advise anyone who hasn't hadst the chance to doth so to behold at last year's game (especially the role-alignment part), as it provides a glimpse into the mind of our Lord.

Although t's dangerous to guess the intentions of our Creator, tentatively we concur with the hypothesis of the nobleman with the 3 names about the possible setup. We would normally assume yond thither would beest at most 1 other (apart from the pair of villains) whose method of winning is selfish, howev'r t'is not completely inconceivable to has't 2.

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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby SirGabriel » Fri Apr 22, 2016 9:52 am UTC

Sabrar wrote:Art thee declaring thy vote on the fair mistress wast not madeth in jest? In yond case we shalt forthwith

Unvote

as the time f'r frivolousness clearly hath passed. Though we wilt observe thy speech very much doest not exhibit signs of restrictions so thee must be hiding them excellently.

It was neither wholly in jest nor wholly not. I think having to restrict our speech will make false-claims harder and will help confirm true roles once they are claimed (in my case, at least, it will be clear that I have followed my rule once I state what it is, even if I appear to be speaking in a normal way now, and the limit is closely related to the role).

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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby Echo244 » Fri Apr 22, 2016 10:25 am UTC

A glimpse is but a glimpse, and many things may change in a year. Like this year, each of us exhibits strong emotions that will guide our behaviour.

Unvote

For now is the time put away the jokes of our earlier days.

So let us see: the noble knight among us, SirGabriel, has been denied the chance to peddle poison or rebel against his King (not sure if this is a noble undertaking or not). jimbob's path has not been that of a friend to a prince of Denmark, nor that of a... drunken nuisance. Sabrar is neither a lord and soldier, nor a count whose failings are overcome. Carlington is not the prince of Denmark, nor the Lady of Glamis with a taste for crowns. heuristically_alone is neither a coven of witches nor a murderous Thane who would make himself King. freezeblade is neither a pair of courtiers, who serve the ends of others, nor... ugh, Falstaff. Dje is not a Fool nor a villain.

My eye is drawn to Sabrar again; two noble young gents from Much Ado About Nothing, are the roles turned down. Perhaps an older, more complex figure formed the third part of his trio? And jimbob... was that third role less noble or comedic?

Dje, freezeblade and heuristically_alone seem to have cast off the roles of fools, villains, traitors, scumbags, and the like. No strong reason to trust them, yet I feel it may yet aid in guiding us.

I concur with jimbob's assessment - a villainous pair among us, and the likelihood of one whose loyalties lie only with themselves. However, two would be too many, I think. And stars may cross, but I think we are without Lovers here.

We know, or are told, that there are Eight Characters from Eight Plays. This intrigues me. What to make of it... I do not yet know. And yet, I feel there are some conclusions to be drawn here.

I feel I should end on a song but I've spent too long writing this already. Perhaps later.
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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby mpolo » Fri Apr 22, 2016 10:40 am UTC

As it has been asked twice in PM, the emotions are theoretically worked into your restrictions and/or powers. If you want to roleplay your emotion, you are welcome to do so, but it is by no means required.
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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby Carlington » Fri Apr 22, 2016 10:50 am UTC

Now that the time for votes in jest has passed,
I shall

Unvote:SirGabriel

at once;
For he who holds his random votes too long
Is surely soon to prove himself a dunce.
I'll point as well at SirG's latest post -
That roles and restrictions may well be bound
Must not be ta'en for granted. Like a ghost
This could deceive us, and our sense confound!
Though sonnetry's pursuit brings me great joy
And though I rhyme my words with rapt'rous glee,
I may must soon desist - old Billy boy
The Bard's got more endurance here than me.
I'm sure my words will sound much less coerced,
If meter's ditched, in favour of blank verse.

By which 'tis meant simply that to compose a sonnet for each and ev'ry posting is a true drain on one's brainal resources - not to mention that it clouds one's true meanings (no wonder so many in the courts of all the lands speak in rhymes, when deception's the name of their game, ay!) So, while I'll keep my affectations towards Elizabethan language, it's hard to surely say that these rhymed endeavours will carry on any longer.
Kewangji: Posdy zwei tosdy osdy oady. Bork bork bork, hoppity syphilis bork.

Eebster the Great: What specifically is moving faster than light in these examples?
doogly: Hands waving furiously.

Please use he/him/his pronouns when referring to me.

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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby Sabrar » Fri Apr 22, 2016 12:09 pm UTC

Echo244 wrote:My eye is drawn to Sabrar again; two noble young gents from Much Ado About Nothing, are the roles turned down. Perhaps an older, more complex figure formed the third part of his trio?.

To borrow thy own phrase, we shall neither confirm n'r deny those allegations. Howev'r thy post troubles us a bit as it doth take up too much space to sayeth very little.

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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby Sabrar » Fri Apr 22, 2016 8:19 pm UTC

We art exasperat'd by the apparent want of interest in catching those wicked individuals who sully our presence and plan our downfall. We urge thee to alloweth us knoweth thy minds about some few matters of importance:

1. If thee wast to be given the role of scum and would beest in the position of being able to chooseth thy partner who is't would beest thy preference and f'r what reason?
2. What would has't to be the circumstances at which hour thee would sayeth a full-claim is advisable?

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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby freezeblade » Fri Apr 22, 2016 9:01 pm UTC

My meta as it does currently stand
shades towards great hatred of first game day
all idle chat with ne'ry a conclusion
gleaned from results of nocturnal passing
yet some chatter is much better than none

Of players I would, if scum, have preference
DJ, that most mysterious player
be the one have I most often bantered
through games of this mafia sub-forum
And found him of good sport, and of good jest

A full claim from a player I find most
useful to team at large when at L1
or perilous situations of kind
a majority of players may call
response to request be in all interest
Belial wrote:I am not even in the same country code as "the mood for this shit."

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Re: Shakespeare Mafia II - Act I, Scene I (Day)

Postby Echo244 » Fri Apr 22, 2016 9:12 pm UTC

Sabrar wrote:Howev'r thy post troubles us a bit as it doth take up too much space to sayeth very little.


With both restrictions on posts, and active encouragement for Shakespearean tributes, I fear thou shalt find this a most verbose game with nuggets of content lost amidst the flowers of language.

I join you in wishing for more content, or at least, more posts. I fear that that wish shall be corrupted, however, and a deluge of words in the style of the Bard shall sweep away whatever truths lie buried.

In response to your fair questions, I find myself struggling. Many fine players populate this game. Perhaps, SirG. A fine player, and his discarded choices are interesting; lesser roles, as the rest of us seek the spotlight.

As for a full claim... I would remind you of restrictions on both style and content. Such a plan may not be a possibility, or at least leave gaps of doubt in which scum may hide. I would suggest sooner rather than later, that mislynches may not be losing ones, but my voice on this question must be but a soft breath of wind rather than anything to which one would pay heed.

Additionally, I offer that the character chosen for me... is from a play that appears to have been overlooked by others, in the claimed discarded characters.
Unstoppable force of nature. That means she/her/hers.
Has committed an act of treason.


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