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    Hmm. There are a lot of Mecha anime. Could...

    Hmm. There are a lot of Mecha anime.

    Could you be thinking of one of the many Gundam incarnations? That would fit in around that time. Escaflowne as well. Those Mecha have capes. It's hard to not...
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    I don't know whether it is because I am older, or...

    I don't know whether it is because I am older, or due to the current social climate, but I no longer enjoy Harem animes. I used to enjoy them as quite funny, but now... There are probably still some...
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    I have long since outlived to tough guy, the pain...

    I have long since outlived to tough guy, the pain isn't that bad, mentality.
    And I have yet to see a D&D campaign that I would prolong a visit to the hospital for. Especially after a car hit me.
    ...
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    I think I have only ever read Through the Ice....

    I think I have only ever read Through the Ice. Back in High School. I still have that book somewhere. I don't recall it being very... offensive. I do recall science and magic as two separate worlds....
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    Too bad for Tommy, that he was just a poor...

    Too bad for Tommy, that he was just a poor Paladin in a party of back-stabbing Rogues.
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    In any way, really. I'll quote you again.

    In any way, really.

    I'll quote you again.
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    Nope. I am not saying that. Only that we can't...

    Nope. I am not saying that. Only that we can't generalize. Especially a group as big as all STEM people.
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    And yet here you are. On EN World. Posting under...

    And yet here you are. On EN World. Posting under the name Mournblade.
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    I am a STEM person and everyone I work with are...

    I am a STEM person and everyone I work with are STEM people. I would not generalize that group of academic and industry fields in such a way.

    I certainly wouldn't say STEM people as a rule are...
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    My only beef with 2016 movie, was that they...

    My only beef with 2016 movie, was that they didn't continue with the story.

    This new announcement fills me with some hope, but not a ton.
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    Remind me not to turn into a Mindflayer any time...

    Remind me not to turn into a Mindflayer any time soon.
  12. Thread: I need quotes!

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    I think Nothing More put it pretty well. "We...

    I think Nothing More put it pretty well.
    "We all get lost some times, trying to find what we're looking for."
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    Booth is looking good!

    Booth is looking good!
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    That sounds correct Blue

    That sounds correct Blue
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    Well it certainly has a decent looking cast.

    Well it certainly has a decent looking cast.
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    Oh? There is a book? Hmm. Didn't know. I...

    Oh? There is a book? Hmm. Didn't know.

    I thought the show was quite enjoyable. I especially liked the Hell hound, as well as the interaction between Aziraphale and Crowley to be pretty...
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    So. Discussed this with a colleague who is a huge...

    So. Discussed this with a colleague who is a huge MtG nerd. (I have played a little, and still retain my old White/Red Soldier deck)

    Couldn't decide if this will be targeted for a wider/younger...
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    Okay. Now that it is out. I am excited.

    Okay. Now that it is out. I am excited.
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    I like it. And frankly, I enjoy my Mages when...

    I like it.
    And frankly, I enjoy my Mages when they want to be larger-than-life.
    Greedy, power-hungry, and narcissistic are fun. Plus easy to find hooks for and give meaningful conflicts.
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    I guess their jokes just don't get a rise out of...

    I guess their jokes just don't get a rise out of the old dwarf anymore.
  21. It is going to be a relatively small number of...

    It is going to be a relatively small number of adventurers depending on the events, location, and cultural atmosphere. However, I like to know the numbers behind the scenes as it were. To remain...
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    This thread contains a poll. I would say 3.0/3.5 So long as I don't have to...

    I would say 3.0/3.5

    So long as I don't have to DM it again. *Shivers*

    I do enjoy it as a player still. It feeds me lust for building odd and powerful characters.
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    Hmmm. I haven't seen any of them yet though.

    Hmmm. I haven't seen any of them yet though.
  24. No. I am kind of digging the tune also.

    No. I am kind of digging the tune also.
  25. I mean... I liked Salvation. .> This...

    I mean... I liked Salvation.
    <.<
    >.>

    This looks... okay?
  26. To be fair they seemed okay with the arctic...

    To be fair they seemed okay with the arctic conditions, it was mostly to escape an army of the dead.

    I can totally see wanting to go back to your homeland and away from people who have hated you...
  27. I'd ask myself, what is in it for the smuggler's...

    I'd ask myself, what is in it for the smuggler's to potentially put their lives in danger to put out this old house. I don't think it would be. They would either hunker down in the caves, or just...
  28. I enjoyed his Veteran-like paranoia and curiosity...

    I enjoyed his Veteran-like paranoia and curiosity of his surroundings.

    When that came out, I started grinning from ear to ear.
  29. Yeah. It was good fun really. He played a Bard...

    Yeah. It was good fun really. He played a Bard though. Glad to see he was really enjoying it as well. Maybe he missed it!
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    How would we have seen that? There was still a...

    How would we have seen that? There was still a Jedi, what's more we now know he went on to make his own academy.

    I think that line, Darkness rises, and light to meet it, says it all. We probably...
  31. Heck yeah. I would greatly enjoy seeing how he...

    Heck yeah. I would greatly enjoy seeing how he played the game if I discovered today he was an avid D&D player.

    I don't know about anyone else's tables, but when we play at mine, we aren't in...
  32. Will he play... his Paladin!?! 106624

    Will he play... his Paladin!?!

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    This thread contains a poll. Ah. Does he have the chops then? I have seen...

    Ah. Does he have the chops then? I have seen exactly zero of what he has been in.
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    This thread contains a poll. But who is he? I seriously don't know.

    But who is he? I seriously don't know.
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    I like the look of that battle smith. That...

    I like the look of that battle smith.

    That will be something I need to think about or include once I start my 5e/Numenera mixed campaign.
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    Yeah. I smirked at that as well. Suddenly the...

    Yeah. I smirked at that as well. Suddenly the Scorpions behaved as you'd expect them to.

    All in all though, I was pretty happy with the way the episode went. Made for some awesome Dragoning.
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    Oooo, is this where we get to list off how much...

    Oooo, is this where we get to list off how much media we've consumed in an effort to see which of us is the superior nerd? Hard pass.


    If you think it was that bad, for you, then fine by me. I...
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    I mean, Tyrion is the Hand of the Queen to killed...

    I mean, Tyrion is the Hand of the Queen to killed Cersei. So... he kind of killed her... maybe that was all the prophecy was. Or maybe the showrunners don't care about that bit, while the books if...
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    You must not watch that much Television then.

    You must not watch that much Television then.
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    Sounds like a good purchase. I will be looking...

    Sounds like a good purchase. I will be looking more closely at this as it comes out.
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    In certain establishments or with certain friends...

    In certain establishments or with certain friends I may still order Whiskey like Matt.
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    I've been thinking of watching the show myself. ...

    I've been thinking of watching the show myself.

    Loved Snuff Box. I think my all time favorite is Matt helping a lady with her dog until he discovers she has a boyfriend. XD

    While a little...
  43. That is an age old trope is all. Hero or villain...

    That is an age old trope is all. Hero or villain too emotional to think clearly. That's not necessarily how humans work. Your body pumping you full of chemicals in a fight or flight situation doesn't...
  44. I recall the rock jutting up, and yeah, that is...

    I recall the rock jutting up, and yeah, that is hardly an excuse.

    What is more, Danny then does a straight dive into these boats instead of winging around that rock to their rears and burning...
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    Do tell Morrus.

    Do tell Morrus.
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    He was always kind of a jerk though. Plus who...

    He was always kind of a jerk though. Plus who needs loyalty when you can change everything into a brainwashed cyborg? Well. That is the gist from the game and cartoon at least. Hard to say what the...
  47. While I agree with Morus that there has always be...

    While I agree with Morus that there has always be a cold ruthlessness to Danny, we are just seeing it expressed more often. They are certainly setting her up to become more villainous or to lose her...
  48. Yeah. Even I feel they are slipping. Those...

    Yeah. Even I feel they are slipping. Those scorpions are as strong as the writer's needed them to be, and I guess they need to try to push Danny to the edge to do something for some sort of suspense...
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    I guess you already know how all the movies and...

    I guess you already know how all the movies and arcs go. So I will just end my bit with:
    Yeah. Sometimes you have to find out who or what you are not, to discover who you are. Seems like Thor is...
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    I think we did see character growth. I think the...

    I think we did see character growth. I think the disconnect is that it what is expected is linear. Instead what I see happening is Thor trying to fit into this role he was told and expected to fit...
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    Nope. Also, not sure what you were all smoking at...

    Nope. Also, not sure what you were all smoking at the time, but I love me some of that old terrible Super Mario Bros.!
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    I think this has to be chalked up to the medium...

    I think this has to be chalked up to the medium through which it was presented. I think if we were to have the same arc as in the books, it would be spelled out rather than the show runners trying to...
  53. This thread contains a poll. They use as many as I give them! For real...

    They use as many as I give them!

    For real though, I don't know. I checked once per long rest, but that isn't accurate. As others have stated, it is situational. I never can tell when they are...
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    There were other people with blue eyes she has...

    There were other people with blue eyes she has killed. The trigger for the eureka moment in the last episode is actually a changing in the order the Red witch lists the colors.

    Here we see her...
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    Yeah. I think summing it up in Too easy or voila,...

    Yeah. I think summing it up in Too easy or voila, done is over simplifying what was sacrificed. Those were whole armies being chewed up, spat out, and then raised back up to kill what remained of...
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    Yeah. That is basically where I am at as well....

    Yeah. That is basically where I am at as well. Just wasn't shown on screen. I can understand how that could cause some confusion.

    Thanos had the juice and the bracelet. Reverse engineer that...
  57. Man... daggers.

    Man... daggers.
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    I am not hating Jim in this.

    I am not hating Jim in this.
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    True. It wasn't explained well. One could argue...

    True. It wasn't explained well. One could argue that being a super alien warlord allowed him to study the substance use his advanced tech and probable army of techs to engineer more. That would be...
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    While I have been re-watching the older seasons...

    While I have been re-watching the older seasons to just... look for minor details and refresh the oldest bits in my mind, I come to realize something.

    It is really kind of dumb, especially at...
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    I do wonder how basically skeletons were able to...

    I do wonder how basically skeletons were able to punch their way through stone tombs. I think the whole crypt thing was unnecessary. I didn't see anyone of note die to them. Much better if they...
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    *shrug* I liked beer gut Thor. One because,...

    *shrug* I liked beer gut Thor.

    One because, oh look the events of the past actually affected someone, and here are the results. The other is because I'm sure it totally miffed some people who...
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    I don't think that is really a prophecy, just her...

    I don't think that is really a prophecy, just her kind of telling Danny off.
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    I mean, there are limits to how well a creature...

    I mean, there are limits to how well a creature can fire an arrow.

    If two creatures are both proficient with the same weapon (training), and both have somewhat comparable physical capabilities,...
  65. Dragon Age really turned me on to Blood Magic, so...

    Dragon Age really turned me on to Blood Magic, so the Bloodweaver is pretty interesting to me. Aside from that, I could do Mahout as well!
  66. This thread contains a poll. And that makes it better? I mean okay. If they...

    And that makes it better? I mean okay. If they just control the media then that's cool. Nothing evil or corrupt to see here folks, they said so!

    As Badwolf said, its in the name of the...
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    Tormund tackle-hugging Jon was probably one of my...

    Tormund tackle-hugging Jon was probably one of my favorite spots. I agree that the fire-side stuff was well done as well.
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    It is an interesting thought, but Luke had shut...

    It is an interesting thought, but Luke had shut himself off from the Force according to the movie. Wouldn't that tip the scales to the Dark then? Or is a Force user who shuts themselves off from the...
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    Maybe that is Rey's rare Jedi trait or ability....

    Maybe that is Rey's rare Jedi trait or ability. To learn powers as she is introduced to them, or glean them off of other force users?

    I mean, I don't recall every Jedi being able to perform...
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    Lol. Oh Carl Weathers. Do you think he gives the...

    Lol. Oh Carl Weathers. Do you think he gives the Mandalorian any tips on making cheap soups?
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    Anyone have thoughts on how much time will have...

    Anyone have thoughts on how much time will have passed between VIII and IX??

    I am going to guess... at least a year.
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    Here's where I wonder about confusion between...

    Here's where I wonder about confusion between Anakin, Luke, and Rey' training.

    It is kind of folly to try and compare the three against one another. We are looking at the process of a huge...
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    I'd claim myself as Darth Side any day.

    I'd claim myself as Darth Side any day.
  74. Your wife sees this as the zombie apocalypse, I...

    Your wife sees this as the zombie apocalypse, I see this as the beginning of great things...

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    Whoa. The sword play in The Last Jedi is on a...

    Whoa. The sword play in The Last Jedi is on a totally different level than watching the benny hill swarms of Jedi from the Prequels.
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    Honestly. Did we ever consider that all of these...

    Honestly. Did we ever consider that all of these cool and familiar force powers are the reason Rey can use them? Because we've seen them, we love them, they evoke Jedi to a wide array. And for...
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    Sorry, but canon disagrees with you. QUI-GON:...

    Sorry, but canon disagrees with you.

    QUI-GON: You should be proud of your son. He gives without any thought of reward.
    SHMI: He knows nothing of greed. He has...
    QUI-GON: He has special powers....
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    Says Zardnaar, holder of the only Dragon Ball Z...

    Says Zardnaar, holder of the only Dragon Ball Z 'Scouter' that can read Jedi Power levels.

    Rey's over !#$&ing 9000!!!!!!!!

    On a more serious note. How are lifting rocks an advanced skill when...
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    Endor is a forested moon in the Star Wars...

    Endor is a forested moon in the Star Wars universe. The moon was the site of a pivotal battle depicted in Return of the Jedi.

    In a Star Wars Tales comic entitled Apocalypse Endor, an Imperial...
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    I feel like part of this new story is of the Jedi...

    I feel like part of this new story is of the Jedi learning that their old ways of training were flawed. That this more loose form and self-discovery is a better more natural way. That is at least...
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    I tried to enjoy that clip. However, I can't hear...

    I tried to enjoy that clip. However, I can't hear that song, and not picture the scene from Shawn of the Dead.

    Its been a few days, and man. This is a good 'teaser' trailer. Its got me thinking...
  82. Indeed. Space and our possible role within it has...

    Indeed. Space and our possible role within it has always fascinated me. I think mostly because it will really tax our potential. And it is a good reminder that we can over-come some pretty crazy and...
  83. Well aside from the somber effects such...

    Well aside from the somber effects such discussions can have on the Human psyche, I was super excited about this image. Still am. I cannot wait until we learn more. And I am gladdened that what we...
  84. Man our lives are short.

    Man our lives are short.
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    *Shrug* I have spoken with many, many people, all...

    *Shrug* I have spoken with many, many people, all of whom liked the movie despite the reasons in the above rant. None of whom had a problem with Rey.
  86. This thread contains a poll. Every so often. Not always a caster among the...

    Every so often.

    Not always a caster among the enemies.

    That caster is not always of high enough level to have the spell

    That caster is not always of high enough level that my players feel...
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    This thread contains a poll. Everyone is a dragon. Dragon's everywhere. ...

    Everyone is a dragon. Dragon's everywhere.

    It's as though Oprah gave out Dragons at one of her shows.

    Every player is Dragonborn. Even when they don't pick that race, an odd alchemical...
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    I love that title to the movie. I honestly...

    I love that title to the movie.

    I honestly can't wait to see what they do with this.
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    Looks good. Like most Published Adventures, I...

    Looks good. Like most Published Adventures, I have never heard nor played them. So this should be all new, fresh, and exciting.

    (Played 100% homebrew since the early Aughts)
  90. I like this. I prefer my wizards use their...

    I like this.

    I prefer my wizards use their powers in interesting ways and for self-promotion rather than just cheesy tactics.

    Case in point, that same wizard in my campaign uses...
  91. Alright. This is interesting. I read often...

    Alright. This is interesting. I read often especially here or in guides about the Owl Familiar as that way to get advantage.

    Now, I am running a home game. Our wizard, has an Owl familiar (was a...
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  93. That makes sense to me. The AotA really...

    That makes sense to me.

    The AotA really exploded as it nears the end. So I imagine there will be plenty of product for you to check out when that time comes.
  94. Looks like something I could totally get into. I...

    Looks like something I could totally get into. I will have to think about it. Would also need to know if I am alone in interest in it as, it is hard to play such games by yourself :p

    I do hope I...
  95. 4 books and PDF versions for 160 ain't a bad deal...

    4 books and PDF versions for 160 ain't a bad deal in my opinion.
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    Or maybe Cthulhu runs rough-shod over China and...

    Or maybe Cthulhu runs rough-shod over China and they didn't like that depiction? That's what I am going to believe.
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    Looks pretty fun and interesting. I am unsure...

    Looks pretty fun and interesting.

    I am unsure whether I will get it yet, but we shall see.
  98. I'm going to be honest. If I had to choose...

    I'm going to be honest. If I had to choose between Solo playing a table top like RPG, and a video game RPG, I am going to go with the video game. Players already get to create the story with their...
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    This thread contains a poll. So while I have not watched a single episode, I...

    So while I have not watched a single episode, I do want to start some day. I just haven't had the spare time to start watching that with everything else going on in my life currently.
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    I could watch Red Dwarf all day long. Keeping...

    I could watch Red Dwarf all day long.

    Keeping Up Appearances was alright too.
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