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Random Babbling Thread 120

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

  1. Beren

    Beren Lovesick and Lonely Wanderer 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!)

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    Well, maybe I'm the only one left. Unique circumstances, I had the system specs to play BG1 but not quite enough to play PT. Became an obsessive addict of BG1. And by the time I did get a computer that could handle PT, BG2 and the new addiction came out. What can I say?
     
  2. Taluntain

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    Dice, are you playing the Enhanced Edition? It's a significant improvement over the original in terms of playing it comfortably on today's systems.
     
  3. Sorvo

    Sorvo Where's the nearest pub? Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Veteran

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    I need to give that one another chance, didn't like it the first go through :beer:
     
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    Well, I'm going to start playing Pathfinder tonight, their giving it away on Epic until tomorrow morning.
     
  5. 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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    Merry Christmas, everyone!
     
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    Bah Humbug! The family gathering is canceled again because of COVID.
     
  7. Dice

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    Yeah, I got the Enhanced Edition. I haven't played too much of it so far because I went away for Christmas. I'm back now though and ready to give it a go.
     
  8. Dice

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    I now know what "The Alley of Dangerous Angles" refers to.
     
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  9. 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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    I have a question, is this out of the box thinking when it involves using the box?
    I just had a request from my mom to fix one of her kitchen chars where one of the rungs popped out.
    I never figured out a way to use clamps to hold the rung in place until the glue dried (this has happened to all four of the chairs now over the years), but I found the toolbox fits perfectly on top of the legs of the chair. So I stick the heavy toolbox that weighs at least 20lbs on top of the legs until the glue dries.
    Is that out of the box thinking, or would you call that thinking with the box rather than within the box thinking?
     
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  12. Dice

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    I believe that there is no box, if you are truly trying to achieve that state of mind. You seem very good at problem solving, home improvement and overthinking things.
     
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    But I'm using the box to push down on the leg of the chair! How can there be no box?
    Anyways, I was just mussing on the fact that there was nothing in my toolbox to solve the problem, but the solution was the box itself. So that made me wonder if that was "out of box" thinking.
     
  14. Dice

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    Guess it depends on how you look at it.
     
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