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Discussion in 'Sorcerous Sundries' started by Master of Nuhn, May 21, 2012.

  1. Montresor

    Montresor Mostly Harmless Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder

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    I don't think any of the male NPCs in Planescape: Torment have hair. :p
     
  2. Blackthorne TA

    Blackthorne TA Master in his Own Mind Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Ha! Not a great clue then, but I did put quotes around "bald" :)
     
  3. Master of Nuhn

    Master of Nuhn Wear it like a crown Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Despite all the support, encouragement, hints and chivalry, she decided to pass... Women! :p ;) :shake:

    So anyone gonna take it? We all know what the answer is, so don't wait for me for approval... :D
     
  4. Shrikant

    Shrikant Swords! Not words! Veteran

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    Are you talking about the floating skull who wants to hump dead female cadavers according to SOTW?
     
  5. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    It's been three months. Time to restart this with an easy one.

    Who was the queen of typos?
     
  6. Harbourboy

    Harbourboy Take thy form from off my door! Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Arabwel.
     
  7. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Yes, indeed.
     
  8. Splunge

    Splunge Bhaal’s financial advisor Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Shouldn't that have been Arabnwek? :p
     
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  9. Harbourboy

    Harbourboy Take thy form from off my door! Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Who was famous for having a pet snake?
     
  10. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    I believe that is 8people. In fact, I think she has/had more than one snake.
     
  11. Harbourboy

    Harbourboy Take thy form from off my door! Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Hmm, after posting, I realised this might be a question with multiple answers. That wasn't who I was thinking of, but as 8people is definitely famous for snakes, I'll give it to you Marcerod, and save the person I was thinking of for another question one day.
     
  12. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Cool. There's no great early lore questions that spring immediately to mind, so it's open season for someone else to ask one.

    I will throw out a "bonus question" that I figure is almost impossibly hard to answer, but you never know: what was my original username when I joined the boards in 2003? I used it for several years, but didn't post all that much with it. Maybe a moderator might know the answer, or someone who was really paying attention to certain threads a few years back.

    EDIT: After some searching my bonus question might really be impossibly hard, so a hint on that. The username matched a cherished PnP DnD character I used to run.
     
  13. Harbourboy

    Harbourboy Take thy form from off my door! Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Sorry, I don't see how that hint helps at all! You're saying your original screen name that you made up out of your head is the same as the name of some other character you previously made up out of your head?
     
  14. Splunge

    Splunge Bhaal’s financial advisor Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    How does an "impossibly hard" question, followed up by an almost equally obscure hint, fall into the category of "lore"? :p
     
  15. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    How the hint helps... hmm, I talk about a favorite DnD character. Hmm, I wonder if BoM has a forum for such a subject. I wonder if that forum happens to have a topic that relates to my hint....

    Anyhow, this is a bonus question. Anyone is welcome to ask another lore question to keep the game going.
     
  16. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Well, your original name was larendor, but I did not find it by using the obscure hint you so graciously provided. Nor did I remember it. There's another trick.
     
  17. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Well done, regardless of how you got there.
     
  18. Splunge

    Splunge Bhaal’s financial advisor Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    OK. Here's a lore question, open to anyone but dmc:

    Describe dmc's trick.

    Double-entendre interpretations are welcomed (and encouraged). :p
     
  19. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    NICE! :lol: So, others can guess, and I suppose I am the only one to confirm a correct answer. Well played Splunge, well played.
     
  20. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Well, there is a thread that shows name changes, but I'm not listed there (technically speaking, the Larendor account was merged into the Marceror account, so it wasn't a proper name change).

    Another way this could have been accomplished was to scan some of my earliest posts. You might find people quoting me, and the quote would show the name I had at the time. Or if I edited a post you would see that it was edited by Larendor, even though Marceror was the poster listed.

    These are a couple of possible ways it could have been done.
     
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