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Random Babbling Thread CXVIII

Discussion in 'Whatnots' started by dmc, Aug 31, 2013.

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  1. Taluntain

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    Happy New Year, everyone! I'm amazed how the worse the recession is here, the more money goes up in the air via private fireworks every year. :shake:
     
  2. Montresor

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    Happy New Year, BoM'ers!

    Fireworks consumption is a bit down here since a fireworks factory blew up back in 2004. Miraculously only one firefighter was killed, but people learned that fireworks can actually be dangerous if mishandled.
     
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    Happy New Year to all on Sorcerer's Place. :D
     
  4. Merlanni

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    I like fireworks. Never even bothered with a will save, but instead use a budget save.

    Still got some fireworks, mainly sky-rockets. My sister likes those.

    Fireworks at Rotterdam were good. I was standing just a little way on the north side of the bridge.
     
  5. 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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    HNY all.
     
  6. Ofelix

    Ofelix The world changes, we do not, what irony!

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    First of all Happy 2014 folk.

    I just got my final results, I passed every class, yay me. It's funny how an "A" for a really really easy class doesn't gets me happy as a "C" in a really hard one. Syntax (the class I've got a C in) was really hard for me, I never studied that hard in my entire life. C, isn't terribly good either, but still. I'm not really looking towards doing a Master or PHD so getting not terribly good grades doesn't really bother me.

    Halfway through and still alive. Can't wait for April 2015, graduation baby. I'll be Flix, BA -- :cool: :lol: aren't I awesome ?
     
  7. Merlanni

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    Frying pan

    Damage 1d4(small) 1d6(medium), critical x2, range 10 feet, Bludgeoning.

    And the gender bonus for females+1, +2 if frenzied/beserk.
     
  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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    What, no fire damage?
     
  9. Keneth Gems: 28/31
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    Depends, can you use your BA degree for anything? I hear the diploma makes a decent paperweight if you frame it. :p
     
  10. Ofelix

    Ofelix The world changes, we do not, what irony!

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    I'll be able to get a real paying job with a great made up sounding name and everything. Possibly even health benefit or something :cool:

    Also the hot water tube thingy in the garage froze or something, there's no hot water. That's just fantastic .
     
  11. Splunge

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    The great thing about a BA degree is that it will expand your vocabulary. For example, you'll be able to call it a "hot water doohickey" rather than a "thingy". :p
     
  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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    Yeah, that definitely represents a vocab upgrade! :p
     
  13. The Magpie

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    Personally, I'm always a fan of a good thingamebob. :hahaerr:
     
  14. Marceror

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    I've always rather been a whatchamacallit guy myself. Good expression and once a reasonably good candy bar.

    But I can appreciate the diversity represented here.
     
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    I wish some whatsit or whoosis would freeze in my garage, it's too bloody warm for this time of year.

    I hate the climate in this country, I was better off in China. :almostmad:
     
  16. Dice

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    Whoops, Happy New Year (A day or so late)
     
  17. Marceror

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    HNY to you too Dice. I've spent my first 3 days with the stomach flu. Off to an awesome start!

    And to better contextualize your statement, which country is it that you're currently residing in?
     
  18. Ofelix

    Ofelix The world changes, we do not, what irony!

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    Well day two of no hot water; we tried defrozing the damn pipes to no avail. We'd call the damn landlord but he's on holliday until Monday. And I've also discovered that lack of showering makes me cranky. Damn Winter... :grr:
     
  19. Blackthorne TA

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    I doubt it's frozen pipes; you'd have no cold water either if that were the case. I assume when you turn on a hot water tap, cold water comes out, not nothing? If so, it's whatever that does the heating of the water for you is not working.
     
  20. Ofelix

    Ofelix The world changes, we do not, what irony!

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    No that's the weird part, we have cold water just no *hot water . When I turn on the cold tap, water comes out, when I turn on the hot tap, nothing, nada, zip, zilch.
     
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