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Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 12:36 AM
It's still a dumb argument, why would they need to change it up when they managed to achieve something no other RTS could ever hope for. You wanna Scout rush or something?

I too enjoy eating the same meal of a steak, a baked potato and green beans every single day. Sometimes I change the order I eat them. Sometimes I alternate between taking bites of steak and potato. Sometimes I eat all of the green beans at once before even touching my steak. It never gets old, I tell ya. After all, steak, baked potato and green beans is perfection.

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:37 AM
YOU KNOW WHAT RTS WAS GREAT

WARCRAFT FUCKING 2

I CLICKED THAT GREEN DUDE AND HE WAS LIKE, "ZUG ZUG!"

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 12:38 AM
I too enjoy eating the same meal of a steak, a baked potato and green beans every single day. Sometimes I change the order I eat them. Sometimes I alternate between taking bites of steak and potato. Sometimes I eat all of the green beans at once before even touching my steak. It never gets old, I tell ya. After all, steak, baked potato and green beans is perfection.
the fifa is 112 years old

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 12:38 AM
the fifa is 112 years old

And also shit, so

mAc Chaos
March 14th, 2016, 12:39 AM
scout rush never gets old so spinach is wrong

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:39 AM
the fifa is 112 years old
a bad organization for a bad sport

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 12:39 AM
And also shit, so

i am defeated

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 12:39 AM
oh no...

i synced with rodyle...

mAc Chaos
March 14th, 2016, 12:39 AM
youre having a bad week

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:40 AM
remember that time the entire world was paralyzed by Fifa and then a heroic nation that feared no checkered balls stood up and destroyed the tyrants for dodging taxes or something

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 12:41 AM
yeah thanks for informing us that the fifa was corrupt

a shocking bit of news to everybody paying attention to football im sure

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 12:41 AM
tfw i lose argument by default because rodyle is on the same side as me...

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:42 AM
and yet you did nothing, because the evil had taken hold of you

but fear not my friend, the Age of the Hoop is nearly upon us

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 12:42 AM
basketball is also bad...

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:43 AM
And the people shall gain wings on their feet, and take flight

e: it is yes

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 12:44 AM
basketball can never win against football on the fact that you cant hoop throw against a favela corrugated iron sheet wall

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 12:44 AM
you most likely have no idea what that game's story is because it's so unbelievably goddamn long

like it's not a STRETCHED kind of long, you do all kinds of varied shit in that game (in the DLC you run a fucking heist movie, in the main game you put on a play and Geralt is a terrible actor who makes bad puns, there's a high stakes card game questline) but I can't really blame anyone without the rawass TIME for it.
If your main story takes me over about fifty hours I will probably not finish it unless it's something I can play while moving around ir waiting at places because I don't have that much time. I stopped after the like the twelth quest of "Geralt needs to stop the Wild Hunt so go talk to someone and be sarcastic/insulting/quiping at them"

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:46 AM
If your main story takes me over about fifty hours I will probably not finish it unless it's something I can play while moving around ir waiting at places because I don't have that much time. I stopped after the like the twelth quest of "Geralt needs to stop the Wild Hunt so go talk to someone and be sarcastic/insulting/quiping at them"
very few quests in that game have anything to do with wild hunt directly?

e: also this mostly just means that you shouldn't be playing PC/console rpgs because yeah of course you're going to have more than a few hours to get through

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 12:49 AM
very few quests in that game have anything to do with wild hunt directly?

Yeah but the main drive of part II IIRC is "Wild hunt gonna blow up your castle and steal your daughter figure are you a bad enough dude"
anyway imma go to bed now
serenade me to sleep with sweet songs of "you have shit taste"

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:52 AM
Yeah but the main drive of part II IIRC is "Wild hunt gonna blow up your castle and steal your daughter figure are you a bad enough dude"
anyway imma go to bed now
serenade me to sleep with sweet songs of "you have shit taste"
really not a shit taste thing, I'm stating facts about the content of the game and like I said, if you don't have time for a gigantic rpg I can't hate about that much


as for Act 2, YES, technically, but Act 2 consists of like, 4 small missions where you bring people back to Kaer Morhen

then things happen and it's Act 3, which is my favorite part of the game alongside Family Ties and the Heart of Stone DLC

Historia
March 14th, 2016, 12:53 AM
Yeah but the main drive of part II IIRC is "Wild hunt gonna blow up your castle and steal your daughter figure are you a bad enough dude"
anyway imma go to bed now
serenade me to sleep with sweet songs of "you have shit taste"


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWlb57OSBlY

Seika
March 14th, 2016, 12:58 AM
this is why it endured so long and i doubt its actually a stroke of genius or something, scbw must have been a fluke
or theres some kind of actually genius system designer now fired from blizzard trawling the world with the knowledge on how to create an almost perfectly balanced 3 faction rts with nobody willing to listen to him

I was always interested in Chris Taylor's philosophy that you had to make your RTS factions increasingly similar in order to attain real balance. SupCom was an odd egg in that your unit roles were all pretty much the same cross-faction, with fairly limited uniques, but the difference was in how they operated: everyone had T1 and T2 turrets, but the Aeon ones were slow-firing, heavy-damage AoE, the Cybrans were accurate and quick but low-damage which could be most easily foiled by terrain, and the UEF took a bit from both and slapped on extra HP too.

SupCom's systems design in general was brilliant, and it should have been the saviour of RTS, but the gameplay just meshed into something which wasn't very casual-friendly and tended either to be clearly over in ten minutes or drag out to ninety. Still incredibly fun when it dragged out (send in the submersible aircraft carrier! send in the flying saucer aircraft carrier! fire the orbital death rays!) but that's not going to appeal to someone with limited time.

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 01:04 AM
I was always interested in Chris Taylor's philosophy that you had to make your RTS factions increasingly similar in order to attain real balance.

This is true and herein lies the fucking miracle that SC1 is because the factions are radically different in almost every aspect.

And it's still almost perfectly balanced for all matchups (some matchups tend to trend in one direction based on the meta but never to a degree worth reporting over individual player skill).

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its such a mess of so many unpredictable factors and their interaction

how did this work

Prix with a Silent X
March 14th, 2016, 01:09 AM
If you're into LE STORY PLOT XD WELL WRITTEN video games of LE PLOT STORY XD WELL WRITTEN XDD (don't do this actually) at least play and experience the games yourself instead of watching some shitter play them while throwing out random comments. Likewise, instead of listening to podcasts to consume opinions from other people, actually play games and create opinions of your own.

I occasionally play games, which I will spend hours doing from time to time. However, there are times when I do not care whatsoever about the gameplay but I do care about the story or what people are talking about. I rarely watch Let's Plays with commentary, but I do sometimes watch videos that people compile of some gameplay with cutscenes and/or just cutscenes (not sure if they're still LPs at that point) because I could not care less about slogging through a shooter so as to hear a story I find interesting. For example, I literally do not care anything about playing a game like The Last of Us but I watched all of its story content because several people I knew liked it and it sounded interesting. Playing a game properly takes many hours more than it does to watch the story content, and for a person who enjoys whatever gameplay mechanic that is good because that's how they're getting a benefit out of the game. However, for someone like me who would much rather spend my time reading, writing, or watching my entertainment, there is not much gain for me to play a game whose mechanic doesn't really interest me at the cost of a lot more time.

Analogy: playing a videogame may be like reading "the book" rather than watching "the movie" adaptation of the book in a certain way. There is something irreproducible about fully experiencing that source material. But that doesn't mean that people who went to the movie theatre, only barely having heard of the book series or whatever, who decide to buy a ticket are doing anything bad by watching a movie they haven't done their homework for. The time investment in watching a movie is three hours or less. Reading a book takes most people many more hours than that. The same goes for just being interested in "the story" of a game, only it actually is a less-incomplete experience because in terms of whatever was put in the game to give the gameplay mechanic motivation through a story is transmitted to people just viewing it without being abridged. You can make the argument that it's going to be more fun or fulfilling for the person to just play the game, and I can respect that, but for someone like me who isn't very good at very fast, action-oriented, or difficult games, it's just a frustrating experience to be impeding by dying all the time in addition to the time it would take a good player to get through the game.

And I know that the game enthusiasts here would argue that I should practice, get better, etc., and I might one day want to do that. But for now, there are other things I am actively interested in investing my time in. I like story mechanics and writing and how narratives work, and there is nothing about learning effective fighting game techniques or how to shoot a hoard of zombies that is going to further that particular hobby, so that being on the backburner is a conscious decision I've made. That doesn't mean that I don't admire the dedication it requires to be good at a game or that I don't care to ever learn how to play, but there is also nothing wrong with me just watching a game's story like a movie.

And that's my pointless effort post for this evening.

Historia
March 14th, 2016, 01:10 AM
this discussion 2 nerdy 4 me

You
March 14th, 2016, 01:13 AM
i feel like the best games integrate story with mechanics and that's really something you have to experience for yourself to fully appreciate.
Eg Crisis Core.
Eg. Not GO.

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 01:13 AM
this discussion 2 nerdy 4 me

+1

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:14 AM
that only really applies to Crisis Core's finale

it's a good finale though

You
March 14th, 2016, 01:14 AM
that only really applies to Crisis Core's finale

it's a good finale though
yeah exactly.

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 01:15 AM
yeah no more heroes did that and it is the best game ever made though probably in a way that makes it hard to understand for someone not cultured enough to put it at #1

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 01:15 AM
I occasionally play games, which I will spend hours doing from time to time. However, there are times when I do not care whatsoever about the gameplay but I do care about the story or what people are talking about. I rarely watch Let's Plays with commentary, but I do sometimes watch videos that people compile of some gameplay with cutscenes and/or just cutscenes (not sure if they're still LPs at that point) because I could not care less about slogging through a shooter so as to hear a story I find interesting. For example, I literally do not care anything about playing a game like The Last of Us but I watched all of its story content because several people I knew liked it and it sounded interesting. Playing a game properly takes many hours more than it does to watch the story content, and for a person who enjoys whatever gameplay mechanic that is good because that's how they're getting a benefit out of the game. However, for someone like me who would much rather spend my time reading, writing, or watching my entertainment, there is not much gain for me to play a game whose mechanic doesn't really interest me at the cost of a lot more time.

So the fact that you can do this to begin with, though, self-demonstrates that the game is a failure as a narrative game qua game.

Prix with a Silent X
March 14th, 2016, 01:17 AM
The Last of Us was a good movie, and that's really all I have to contribute. I also used to write Portal fanfiction, so having no-commentary playthroughs to listen to the dialogue in a certain part without any patience involved was good.

You
March 14th, 2016, 01:17 AM
Of course there are games that do this terribly and unoriginally.
Eg Extra.

Prix with a Silent X
March 14th, 2016, 01:18 AM
So the fact that you can do this to begin with, though, self-demonstrates that the game is a failure as a narrative game qua game.


The Last of Us was a good movie

.

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:23 AM
It plays very well and the acting, dialogue, etc is all pretty good but the delivery methods are your standard cutscenes and whatnot and it doesn't do anything particularly new. It's the epitome of good but not great.

Prix with a Silent X
March 14th, 2016, 01:24 AM
It plays very well and the acting, dialogue, etc is all pretty good but the delivery methods are your standard cutscenes and whatnot and it doesn't do anything particularly new. It's the epitome of good but not great.

Agreed as far as a story goes, too. I just liked it.

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:29 AM
No More Heroes is the exact opposite, being a game full of interesting ideas that are often kneecapped by execution. Not so often that it stops being good but often enough for it to not be great.

mAc Chaos
March 14th, 2016, 01:29 AM
i feel like the best games integrate story with mechanics and that's really something you have to experience for yourself to fully appreciate.
Eg Crisis Core.
Eg. Not GO.
What games do it well?

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 01:30 AM
What games do it well?

steins;gate

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that's a joke, by the way

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:30 AM
undertale

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e: that's not a joke, by the way

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 01:31 AM
i feel like the best games integrate story with mechanics and that's really something you have to experience for yourself to fully appreciate.
Eg Crisis Core.
Eg. Not GO.

http://i.imgur.com/MGhWQpO.jpg

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 01:32 AM
What games do it well?
Analogue

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:33 AM
Dark Souls is not really an example of melding the mechanics and the story per se, considering it's 90% item descriptions

GhostDIGIT
March 14th, 2016, 01:34 AM
I was having the time of my life, killing cyclopses and chimeras, then a fucking wyven appears out of nowhere and one shots my entire part with it's fire breath.

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 01:35 AM
Item descriptions have the story of the setting, as in stuff largely irrelevant to your quest like background information (who is Havel, Priscilla's soul, etc) in them. The actual plot of Dark Souls (the quest to link the fire), the stuff that occurs within the game, is essentially something you the player are in control of through your gameplay at all times.

Nacho the Doritosedge
March 14th, 2016, 01:36 AM
What games do it well?
Calamity Trigger

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:36 AM
I mean if that's your argument Double Dragon has the exact same level of gameplay and story fusion, your quest to save your girlfriend is always in your hands.

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 01:37 AM
More importantly, you could replace the fighting in Dark Souls with Final Fantasy ATB and it wouldn't actually change narrative.

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 01:38 AM
More importantly, you could replace the fighting in Dark Souls with Final Fantasy ATB and it wouldn't actually change narrative.

The narrative is your actions, said actions being becoming more powerful by killing everything you can, so yes you're right.

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:38 AM
The narrative is your actions, said actions being becoming more powerful by killing everything you can, so yes you're right.
then this is every video game with character progression i.e. almost all of them now

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 01:39 AM
basically folks don't confuse storytelling with worldbuilding

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 01:39 AM
It's actually genius that you can completely ignore all dialogue and worldbuilding, guidance you receive through talking to other characters, progress through the game and you actually got the story anyway.

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:40 AM
It's actually genius that you can completely ignore all dialogue and worldbuilding, guidance you receive through talking to other characters, progress through the game and you actually got the story anyway.
this is actually the perfect way to never get the story anyway because if you do this you never have any goddamn idea what's going on

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 01:40 AM
No More Heroes is the exact opposite, being a game full of interesting ideas that are often kneecapped by execution. Not so often that it stops being good but often enough for it to not be great.

only game where wii motion controller usage is used to make an artistic point

maybe it was just...2deep4u...

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 01:41 AM
then this is every video game with character progression i.e. almost all of them now

No like literally the story of Dark Souls is become strong so you make a suitable offering to the First Flame, it's a lot different from "there is a goal, and there is something in my way to stop me from achieving that goal, so I become strong to topple the thing in the way and get the goal."

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this is actually the perfect way to never get the story anyway because if you do this you never have any goddamn idea what's going on

But you got the story, you killed everything and became really strong, and then you burnt yourself alive and made that fire bigger using yourself as kindle. That's it, you got the story, through playing. It's fucking genius. I think you didn't get Dark Souls.

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:42 AM
okay spin

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 01:42 AM
Glad you deferred to the more informed person here. Good to see the pecking order extends to this as well.

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 01:43 AM
No like literally the story of Dark Souls is become strong so you make a suitable offering to the First Flame, it's a lot different from "there is a goal, and there is something in my way to stop me from achieving that goal, so I become strong to topple the thing in the way and get the goal."

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But you got the story, you killed everything and became really strong, and then you burnt yourself alive and made that fire bigger using yourself as kindle. That's it, you got the story, through playing. It's fucking genius. I think you didn't get Dark Souls.
http://i.imgur.com/arI8iOX.png

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 01:43 AM
But I'm not memeing.

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 01:45 AM
dark souls is a bad meme game

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 01:48 AM
http://i.imgur.com/WCA07e1.png

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http://i.imgur.com/eMFUUuh.png

fuck off

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 01:48 AM
dark souls is a bad meme game
no bore heroes :DDDDDDDDDDDDD

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:48 AM
anyway it's an adventure game and thus automatically exiled from the mechanics/story blend conversation, but Read Only Memories had a nice story and enjoyable characters last year

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 01:49 AM
no bore heroes :DDDDDDDDDDDDD

I love you Leo

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 01:49 AM
no more heroes requires of the player to be able to follow the ideas it presents

dark souls can be played by a twitch stream and its story is you kill things to become stronger

You
March 14th, 2016, 01:50 AM
What games do it well?
knights in the nightmare is pretty good.

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 01:50 AM
okay but get a hold of this bro:

no more heroes, more like no bore heroes, because it's boring

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 01:52 AM
no more heroes, more like no bore heroes, because it's boring

and that, for a game, is bad

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 01:52 AM
you havent even played that game

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:52 AM
knights in the nightmare is pretty good.
Hm, no that's not really true.

Sting in general isn't great.

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 01:54 AM
you havent even played that game
yeah i got bore​d

Seika
March 14th, 2016, 01:54 AM
http://i.imgur.com/WCA07e1.png

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http://i.imgur.com/eMFUUuh.png

fuck off

Hmmmm.

Apparently that's not a problem for me. :)

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 01:55 AM
yeah i got bore​d

smh add kids

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:55 AM
I completed NMH.

It's alright.

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 01:55 AM
smh add kids
tell me how well ritalin works I think you are mai sempaifu here

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 01:56 AM
Hmmmm.

Apparently that's not a problem for me. :)

http://i.imgur.com/H4BmKjx.png

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 01:56 AM
tell me how well ritalin works I think you are mai sempaifu here

snort 6, 3 shots of rum and youre tony montana

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 01:57 AM
Hmmmm.

Apparently that's not a problem for me. :)

but can you ban tobias?

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:57 AM
but can you ban tobias?
it'd be less of a loss

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 01:58 AM
Ban le ebin mayme bans tbh

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 02:01 AM
Ban le ebin mayme bans tbh

please cast your vote in the moderator forum then

ive not seen you around for a while...

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 02:02 AM
Sorry, I'm working behind the scenes.

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 02:02 AM
please cast your vote in the moderator forum then

ive not seen you around for a while...
storm the bastille imo

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 02:03 AM
Sorry, I'm working behind the memes.

fixed

Seika
March 14th, 2016, 02:06 AM
but can you ban tobias?

As it turns out, no.

I'm glad Spin came back from his short vacation still as a mod, though. It would have been work to re-promote him.

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 02:08 AM
As it turns out, no.

I'm glad Spin came back from his short vacation still as a mod, though. It would have been work to re-promote him.

thank you for participating in this small slice of science

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 02:08 AM
Tbh the tyranny has gone too far. The moment I'm made a victim the joke is no longer funny. Meme bans have to go.

just Beamu
March 14th, 2016, 02:13 AM
thank you for participating in this small slice of science
Sience is a beautiful thing

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 02:15 AM
Silence is a beautiful thing

i think you may have misread that

just Beamu
March 14th, 2016, 02:21 AM
i think you may have misread that
yes lets move on now

Marmadillo
March 14th, 2016, 03:18 AM
so... who here likes playing video games?

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 03:24 AM
marm

no

GhostDIGIT
March 14th, 2016, 03:28 AM
so... who here likes playing video games?
What kind of videogames are we talking about?

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 04:23 AM
That's terrific

and welcome to BL :)

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 04:54 AM
wait whoa why is new person perma'd

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 04:55 AM
He's not as new as you might think.

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 04:56 AM
that



was the sad assumption i made when i saw the redline

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 04:58 AM
Congrats. You've met break.

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You're also his best friend now since you responded to him once.

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 04:58 AM
whens it gonna be over

im so done dude

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 04:59 AM
Congrats. You've met break.

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You're also his best friend now since you responded to him once.

jesus christ, no

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 05:00 AM
whens it gonna be over

im so done dude

It's never gonna be over. Not until we ban all German IPs. Sadly we lose Elthanes, but sacrifices must be made.

Marmadillo
March 14th, 2016, 05:02 AM
Break?

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Wow, how did i guess...

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 05:07 AM
sometimes i wonder if he keeps messaging after you put him on irc ignore

endlessly shouting at a void

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 05:08 AM
should I, uh, never go on IRC again, then?

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 05:09 AM
just remember the /ignore command

it also blocks pms

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 05:15 AM
thank you for the information, i hope i do not actually have to employ it

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 05:40 AM
So the quichotte person was break? Lasted long enough to get an avatar, I'm impressed.

Leftovers
March 14th, 2016, 05:46 AM
He picked an avatar on registration I guess. Since it's your profile you can't access until 10 posts.

idr is that a thing one can even do?

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 05:51 AM
I forgot how it works.

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 05:53 AM
I do not recall seeing that option on registration, honestly :/

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 05:55 AM
Maybe he's putting that large sum of money to use and hacking the site.

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 06:00 AM
that seems excessive

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 06:06 AM
You'd think so, yeah...

GhostDIGIT
March 14th, 2016, 06:07 AM
For some reason I'm thinking of the time Bobin posted Gil X Archer snippets in the fanclub thread.

Good times.

ItsumoKnight
March 14th, 2016, 06:10 AM
It looks like I missed something. And it sounds like that's very much okay.

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 06:14 AM
I'm sure at some point you will be regaled with tales of Break. But seeing as his ban predates my membership, it will not be from me.

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 06:15 AM
The less is said about it the better.

Marmadillo
March 14th, 2016, 06:27 AM
Well it was murder-suicide. That alone was amusing.

Leftovers
March 14th, 2016, 06:28 AM
Random info of the day: the UBW thread seems to only display search results from the date of the second thread's OP and onwards. This is a phenomenon restricted to the in-thread search; forum-wide searches do detect and include results from the entire thread. Very limited testing hasn't discovered such problems with the Questions thread, which has been part of many a merges, so the assumption is that doing the fusion dance with three threads at once strands one beyond the purview of local temporal observation.

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 06:34 AM
huh. neat.

inconvenient. but neat.

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 06:37 AM
Well it was murder-suicide. That alone was amusing.

Wwhat?

ItsumoKnight
March 14th, 2016, 06:43 AM
Random info of the day: the UBW thread seems to only display search results from the date of the second thread's OP and onwards. This is a phenomenon restricted to the in-thread search; forum-wide searches do detect and include results from the entire thread. Very limited testing hasn't discovered such problems with the Questions thread, which has been part of many a merges, so the assumption is that doing the fusion dance with three threads at once strands one beyond the purview of local temporal observation.

It sounds Magical. Blame Zelretch as usual?

Zurvan
March 14th, 2016, 06:44 AM
I guess this because of this break person, the mods can never catch a break huh

Desuclocker
March 14th, 2016, 06:46 AM
Wwhat?

Another user, Christemo, got him banned on purpose shortly before suffering the same fate.

Leftovers
March 14th, 2016, 06:46 AM
^^ It's one long break tbh

GhostDIGIT
March 14th, 2016, 06:47 AM
It sounds Magical. Blame Zelretch as usual?
Well, there's no easier way to explain it other than blaming it on the wizard, so yeah.

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 06:48 AM
Another user, Christemo, got him banned on purpose shortly before suffering the same fate.

Oh I know that, was present. But Break being Break my mind jumped to the literal.

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 06:48 AM
Oh I know that, was present. But Break being Break my mind jumped to the literal.

hold me snow, im scared

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 06:49 AM
*holds* there there

Asunder
March 14th, 2016, 07:02 AM
Oh I know that, was present. But Break being Break my mind jumped to the literal.
that conclusion seems a bit extreme for a guy whose worst problem was disturbing nero art.

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 07:03 AM
that conclusion seems a bit extreme for a guy whose worst problem was disturbing nero art.

I mean, his continued obsessiveness is a bit concerning...

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 07:05 AM
that conclusion seems a bit extreme for a guy whose worst problem was disturbing nero art.

beastslair.txt

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 07:05 AM
a guy whose worst problem was disturbing nero art.

well, okay lets not go ham on the break ride

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 07:05 AM
And yah know the paedophillia.

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 07:06 AM
Also hot damn if you think that's his worst problem.

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Schnippe

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 07:06 AM
well, okay lets not go ham on the break ride


well, okay lets not go ham on the break ride


well, okay lets not go ham on the break ride

let's stop.jpg

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 07:07 AM
let's stop.jpg
Banmemesimo

GhostDIGIT
March 14th, 2016, 07:08 AM
Listen to the wise law enforcer.

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 07:08 AM
let's stop.jpg

Omg I said that too on the last page. I'm practically like a shadow mod!

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 07:10 AM
Omg I said that too on the last page. I'm practically like a shadow mod!
Secret tyrannical overlord snow? Spinach confirm/deny?

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 07:11 AM
i'm ok with snow as an overlord

Seika
March 14th, 2016, 07:12 AM
that conclusion seems a bit extreme for a guy whose worst problem was disturbing nero art.



http://i.imgur.com/alzCO35.png

E: Look, I spent a minute hacking this together in Paint from his punishment record. I'm not not posting it.

Seika
March 14th, 2016, 07:15 AM
Ahhh, the "ban + mass delete" tool is satisfying to use. It tells me "applying punitive action".

And, Break, signing up with the username 'Shithead' doesn't convince anyone of your stability.

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 07:15 AM
Look, I spent a minute hacking this together in Paint. I'm not not posting it.

: |

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 07:15 AM
Wow, Seika still susceptible to green name authority...

Leftovers
March 14th, 2016, 07:17 AM
ok but can we still make bad taste in art a bannable offence

GhostDIGIT
March 14th, 2016, 07:17 AM
Respect thou senpai's authoritah.

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 07:18 AM
ok but can we still make bad taste in art a bannable offence
He said to the Chinese porn game forum.

Marmadillo
March 14th, 2016, 07:18 AM
Oh I know that, was present. But Break being Break my mind jumped to the literal.
look, I find a lot of things amusing, but...

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 07:21 AM
wow

just, wow

Zurvan
March 14th, 2016, 07:26 AM
So how long will he last this time

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 07:27 AM
Let me say a thing now and hopefully never speak of this again.

Acting a certain way in public - on the internet - and, one could argue, acting in general, means you will face criticism and other people's opinions about yourself that you might not necessarily agree with.

Also, basing your worldview on just 'what did this person do to me, specifically' doesn't really work in most cases.

Zurvan
March 14th, 2016, 07:32 AM
Aaaaaand he's gone.
Good work mods, I guess

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who is hellraiser?

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 07:35 AM
only if you guys make bad opinions bannable too

i want to see the forum burning in half a day
guess whos getting a perma for their vn taste

Seika
March 14th, 2016, 07:35 AM
only if you guys make bad opinions bannable too

i want to see the forum burning in half a day

I tried, but they won't make me sole arbiter of what a 'bad opinion' is.

Zurvan
March 14th, 2016, 07:43 AM
Oh my God.

Yes?

GhostDIGIT
March 14th, 2016, 07:46 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psiyI6jVpKI
This is amazing.

Historia
March 14th, 2016, 07:50 AM
who the fuck are hellraiser and Mr. Bones

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 07:50 AM
who the fuck are hellraiser and Mr. Bones

Br---

Historia
March 14th, 2016, 07:51 AM
oh wai... wait...

dont tell me

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Br---


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umDr0mPuyQc

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 07:51 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dVKMla1LAY

Zurvan
March 14th, 2016, 07:55 AM
Do banned BL ever deserve a second chance?
Not that some should get one.

Also isn't it kinda ironic that the guy banned for sexual offences picks the name Mr Bones.

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 07:56 AM
Do banned BL ever deserve a second chance?
Not that some should get one.
Well, there's leo

Zurvan
March 14th, 2016, 07:59 AM
By definition, if one is perma'd it means he's already had second and third chances.

Ahh I see, thank you for the info

Skull
March 14th, 2016, 08:08 AM
Yay, my imported books finally arrived.

14001 14002 14003 14004

From left to right,
Ocean Waves, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Kizumonogatari, Orokamonogatari.

GhostDIGIT
March 14th, 2016, 08:09 AM
I despaired, for I cannot yet read the accursed Kanji.

Skull
March 14th, 2016, 08:12 AM
I despaired, for I cannot yet read the accursed Kanji.
Chin up young one, you will get there eventually.

Until then, work hard. :)

GhostDIGIT
March 14th, 2016, 08:15 AM
くそ!

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Joking aside, thanks Skull.

Historia
March 14th, 2016, 08:33 AM
japanese is for weebs

french is where its at

Sesto
March 14th, 2016, 09:58 AM
arigatou mon ami

Prix with a Silent X
March 14th, 2016, 10:33 AM
I'm so glad I slept through last night's proceedings.

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 10:55 AM
Hi can someone please provide me with the Dank Screenshots of the posts that we laugh at that come from a mentally questionable pedophile tia

just Beamu
March 14th, 2016, 11:20 AM
Oh good I missed him

Nacho the Doritosedge
March 14th, 2016, 11:47 AM
japanese is for weebs

french is where its at

Qu'est-ce-que vous avez fait aujourd'hui pour avancer vos lessons de franšais?

J'ai personnellement trouvÚ que mon franšais manque beaucoup de pratique rÚcemment, alors j'ai recommencÚ Ó lire mes bandes dessinÚes en franšais, surtout lucky luke et asterix.

Je m'amuse beaucoup.

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 11:52 AM
oh god he's doing it

Sesto
March 14th, 2016, 11:52 AM
je suis une pizza

Nacho the Doritosedge
March 14th, 2016, 11:55 AM
Je me demande qu'est-ce-que je pourrai dire sans en voire les consequences...

AprŔs tout, il n'y a aucun d'autre vrai franšais sur BL.

Leftovers
March 14th, 2016, 11:59 AM
Come forth, Daiki

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(there was no response)

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 12:00 PM
Spin their French scares and confuses me, please post some weeb shit to counteract it.

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 12:03 PM
Qu'est-ce-que vous avez fait aujourd'hui pour avancer vos lessons de franšais?

J'ai personnellement trouvÚ que mon franšais manque beaucoup de pratique rÚcemment, alors j'ai recommencÚ Ó lire mes bandes dessinÚes en franšais, surtout lucky luke et asterix.

Je m'amuse beaucoup.
Which Asterix comics have you read anyway?

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Asterix in Corsica was great.

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:05 PM
French is the tongue of evil imo

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:06 PM
I prefer Tintin

Zurvan
March 14th, 2016, 12:12 PM
Is banning people for talking french justifiable?
Mods please

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 12:14 PM
This forum is American, and on American forums we speak American English.

Nacho the Doritosedge
March 14th, 2016, 12:15 PM
Which Asterix comics have you read anyway?

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Asterix in Corsica was great.

I've read every single one. I have about 20+ lying around the house too.

Only 4 tintins though

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This forum is American, and on American forums we speak American English.

Tabarnac calissr osti

Seika
March 14th, 2016, 12:18 PM
This forum is American, and on American forums we speak American English.

I have to deal with this in the mod forum and in RT?!

Anyway, I'm British and Toby's emigrating to Germany to get away from you lot. 2/3 relevant admins are European, ergo BL is European.

Seika
March 14th, 2016, 12:21 PM
but you just said you're british

Yes. Please don't confuse me with Strife.

Zurvan
March 14th, 2016, 12:21 PM
I'm fine with British, I'm fine with that American English (bunch of fakers), I'm fine with German. I'll have to tolerate Japanese, but please not french.

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 12:24 PM
I'd join the french party but alas, keyboard sans accents.

just Beamu
March 14th, 2016, 12:24 PM
I'd join the french party but alas, keyboard sans accents.
Same

Nacho the Doritosedge
March 14th, 2016, 12:26 PM
French is a language used in america

Ergo mangez de la marde, bande d'oppresseur

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 12:26 PM
I have a few weird slav demonletters though.

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 12:28 PM
I have to deal with this in the mod forum and in RT?!

I'll never stop.


Anyway, I'm British and Toby's emigrating to Germany to get away from you lot. 2/3 relevant admins are European, ergo BL is European.

No matter where Toby lives you know he's never going to stop being a Texan through and through.

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 12:34 PM
I'd join the french party but alas, keyboard sans accents.
ŁŇŐ╦R

Kirby
March 14th, 2016, 12:34 PM
They're following him.

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 12:39 PM
ŁŇŠ╦R

puši qrac

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 12:42 PM
puši qrac
Ÿ˛˙ wŠ˝ńň g˘ tœūgh g¨ ?

Nacho the Doritosedge
March 14th, 2016, 12:48 PM
Back to the ban all french people thing

how about just banning people who pretend accents are all you need to speak french

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 12:50 PM
No accents means I can't write it, person.

Nacho the Doritosedge
March 14th, 2016, 12:51 PM
You could just write it in the not most-grammatically-correct way

I mean seriously will anyone else notice

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 12:51 PM
also I kinda don't know which one goes where anymore

w h o o p s

Nacho the Doritosedge
March 14th, 2016, 12:53 PM
Are your professors on BL

That's a frightening thought

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 12:59 PM
i cant trust anyone
Just a reminder, your paper is due next monday.

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 01:02 PM
Wish I took up languages instead of this hell...

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:03 PM
I wish I'd taken up media studies instead of this hell

Zurvan
March 14th, 2016, 01:04 PM
Wish I took up hell instead of BL

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 01:09 PM
Wish I had taken up accounting instead of this hell

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 01:10 PM
I wish I

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:11 PM
"media" "studies"
in truth I don't think anyone really has room to be uppity about the degrees of others

I realize that runs completely against the grain in academia, which is all about rubbing each other's faces in the dirt, but that's just how I feel

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 01:13 PM
faith in rodyle as Good Opinion Man restored

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:14 PM
no, i think that engineers are allowed to
glorified grease monkeys

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 01:14 PM
no, i think that engineers are allowed to
I got accepted to an engineering program but haven't actually started am I allowed to be snobbish yet?

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:14 PM
imho

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 01:14 PM
All degrees are of equal worth but mine is superior.

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 01:15 PM
A genie offers to pay for your degree but it has to be art history

Nacho the Doritosedge
March 14th, 2016, 01:16 PM
Is it paid up front in cash

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 01:17 PM
i believe in education for education's sake, so if someone else is footing the bill, yes.

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 01:17 PM
A genie offers to pay for your degree but it has to be art history
I ask the genie what schools it's offering.

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 01:18 PM
Oh

a gray hair...

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 01:20 PM
Oh

a gray hair...

Same.

Actually. Same...

Seika
March 14th, 2016, 01:21 PM
no, i think that engineers are allowed to

An engineer: oops, my job can be done by a calculator and a robot.

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:22 PM
a classicist has no right to complain about others being obsolete

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 01:22 PM
we know, SHIKI

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your job is done by google translator
'Job'

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:22 PM
Surely I shall be the one to glean something new and unheard of from this scrap of Tacitus

Seika
March 14th, 2016, 01:23 PM
a classicist has no right to complain about others being obsolete

We are the opposite of obsolete. We are eternal, immortal, ever-lasting. The Iliad will persist long beyond your paltry silicon chips.

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 01:24 PM
Stray grays happen. I think it just means a single hair accidentally a thing.

I hope.

Dullahan
March 14th, 2016, 01:24 PM
where's my book 2 of aristotle's poetics

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 01:25 PM
where's good writing

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 01:25 PM
We are the opposite of obsolete. We are eternal, immortal, ever-lasting. The Iliad will persist long beyond your paltry silicon chips.
'Know this as you become surplus workforce, ever pathetic, ever fools!'

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 01:26 PM
Stray grays happen. I think it just mean a single hair accidentally a thing.

I hope.

imagine how sexy you'd be with a lock of silver hair though. I mean, think about that.

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holy shit, new avatar batman

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 01:26 PM
Stray grays happen. I think it just mean a single hair accidentally a thing.

I hope.

The same spot on my jaw keeps coming in as light-brown to a decisive grey.

Uuuuuuuuuuuuwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa h

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 01:26 PM
The same spot on my jaw keeps coming in as light-brown to a decisive grey.

Uuuuuuuuuuuuwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa h
S h a v e i t

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 01:27 PM
S h a v e i t

i'll shave it when you can grow one

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 01:27 PM
i'll shave it when you can grow one
Nah, right now I have a hot stubble thing going

Leftovers
March 14th, 2016, 01:28 PM
miata is bae

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 01:29 PM
An engineer: oops, my job can be done by a calculator and a robot.
A classicist: Opps my job can be done by google translate and reading a book.
You insult my life choices I insult yours!

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 01:30 PM
My job can be done by children with lego.

Dullahan
March 14th, 2016, 01:31 PM
my job-

oh, right

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 01:31 PM
I have no job

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 01:32 PM
The same spot on my jaw keeps coming in as light-brown to a decisive grey.

Uuuuuuuuuuuuwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa h

Maybe you're anime and that's where you got shot or something.

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 01:32 PM
my job-

oh, right

Same

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 01:33 PM
Maybe you're anime and that's where you got shot or something.
Is this like where my cat has a white spot because she got gnawed by the other one by accident when she was little

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 01:34 PM
well that's just defeatist

Snow
March 14th, 2016, 01:34 PM
My deceased chow had three white hairs on his back.

Seika
March 14th, 2016, 01:35 PM
uhm yeah where's my complete copy of the satyricon

where's my book 2 of aristotle's poetics
In the vaults of some crappy Italian monastery, gathering dust and waiting for the appropriate moment of revelation.


A classicist: Opps my job can be done by google translate and reading a book.
You insult my life choices I insult yours!
I pre-emptively sabotaged GT's Latin by feeding it terrible data.

Actually, I think someone else had got there first ...

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 01:35 PM
Maybe you're anime and that's where you got shot or something.

I beat Sesto to the goal.

just Beamu
March 14th, 2016, 01:36 PM
well that's just defeatisttempting me witn quotes

Gl❀w
March 14th, 2016, 01:37 PM
tempting me witn quotes

this one...was not intentional

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 01:38 PM
what if a genie appeared and whined about anime for awhile on an internet forum before getting super trashed and passing out

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 01:38 PM
what if a genie appeared and whined about anime for awhile on an internet forum before getting super trashed and passing out
Genie needs a hug imo