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Random Babbling Thread 120

Discussion in 'Whatnots' started by dmc, Aug 4, 2015.

  1. Taluntain

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    We should keep that relative. The US are a pretty big place with 300 Million people, comparable to all countries combined that form the EU.
    Having just one person of them go on a rampage / day may be individually tragic but on average business as usual.

    The news are a concentrated and therefore distorted view on horrible things that happen in the world :help:. You won’t find people planting trees in China or a Kindergarten sewing Sunflowers :hippy: there, or Veterans who live out their lives in their 90s in peace on the frontpages ever. :geezer:
     
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    Europe has more than twice as many people and we don't have nearly as much violent crime on the whole, though obviously there are significant variances between countries and regions.

    And yes, I'm well aware that the news is just a condensed stream of drama and tragedy, as good deeds rarely make good news. However, day to day life doesn't exactly inspire me with confidence either. On average, people are about as horrible as they can get away with.
     
  4. Sorvo

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    yeah you are Kenny :beer:
     
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    Falstaff Sleep is for the Weak of Will Veteran

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    Tripped over this pretty good biweekly BG and eventually Planescape podcast, "Mages and Murderdads." Not too much cheese, not a bit of minmaxing, available on YouTube or in the podcatcher of your choice. I've been zipping through the audio-only version and have liked it a lot. Good stuff.

    On YouTube at at
     
  6. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful 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!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Full Throttle Remastered is now FREE on GOG.com!
     
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    Nice. :thumb:
     
  8. Taluntain

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    Merry Christmas and happy holidays, everyone!
     
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    Merry Christmas and Frohe Weihnachten! [​IMG]
     
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    :beer: MERRY CHRISTMAS :beer:
     
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    Merry Christmas!
     
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    Happy Holidays everyone! :wave:
     
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    Somewhat belated Merry Christmas BoMers! :beer: :banana:
     
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    I've apparently played a whole lot more BG than those 2 guys in Falstaffs link because I catch an error every minute. I thought I would enjoy it but I can't stand people who are wrong :beer:
     
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    You must really hate yourself then. :shake:
     
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    from time to time :beer:
     
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    Happy New Year everyone :D
     
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    I slept through it, but happy new year everyone.
     
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