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Random Babbling Thread 120

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

  1. damedog Gems: 15/31
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    I can't believe I was a month from graduating high school when I signed up.

    Now i'm 26.

    And my account isn't even that old compared to most of yours.

    Lotta history here, gotta respect all remaining relics of the old (better) internet.
     
  2. 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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    Are you calling me a relic? Sometimes, I resemble that . . .
     
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    I'm old enough to remember the early internet. We're all relics here. Some more than others ;)
     
  4. 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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    Pfft, until you get the Veteran banner here, you're still practically a newbie. :D
     
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    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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    Man, this last season of GoT is a train wreck. It's horrible, but I can't avert my eyes. :lol:
     
  8. Blades of Vanatar

    Blades of Vanatar Vanatar will rise again Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Do you think if he ever releases the last book(s) they will have a much more sensible ending? I was reading those books way before HBO got involved. I have enjoyed the HBO series but this season is pretty.... well... non-sensual.
     
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    I expect the book series to go in a very different direction, especially after this mess. GRRM got a dry run, so he has every opportunity to finish strong.
     
  10. henkie

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    Is he still writing those books, then? I don't follow the series or the books, because I don't like his books, but I recall there was a definite hiatus when the series started. Which was, what, 8-9 years ago? Good grief. Were more books evere released since then?
     
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    Blades of Vanatar Vanatar will rise again Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    It’s my understanding he had most of the final in draft when the HBO series was signed. So he never released them, I’m sure to maximize profits from the HBO series.
     
  12. Blades of Vanatar

    Blades of Vanatar Vanatar will rise again Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    When I see ‘Resourceful’ as a badge of honor it makes me chuckle as for some reason I think of Commodus telling Marcus Aurielius that he is resourceful, like it’s a virtue.
     
  13. henkie

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    Drafts sounds like it was close to finished. As I recall from back in the day, it sounded more like he gave them his notes, which doesn't sound anything like a (near) finished book to me. And unless he's been sitting on multiple books, I don't think he would have anything more than notes for a finale to the series.
     
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    The new layout looks very nice. Good work!
     
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    I like it. It's clean and straightforward. It doesn't look like the main site link from the forums points to HTTPS though. Might be worth forcing an automatic redirect to 443 for the entire site.
     
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    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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    Yep, we're working on forced non-www SSL everywhere right at this moment!
     
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    Came in for some IWD2 stuff today and was like, "Whoa."

    Looks sharp, Tal.
     
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    Glad you like it, let me know if you spot any issues!
     
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    I don't notice anything different but then again I'm dumb. Going back to nursing this rib :beer:
     
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