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@  repowers : (24 February 2021 - 05:33 PM)

If everyone would just have the exact same opinions as me then we wouldn't have this problem

@  Kalidor : (24 February 2021 - 01:49 PM)

It just depends on what it is. It is preferable to take it to P&R though. But sometimes current news as it's happening is less restrictive.

@  fourteenwings : (24 February 2021 - 12:18 AM)

Huh, good point (x3)

@  ▲ndrusi : (23 February 2021 - 11:46 AM)

Yeah. 1. People treat it like Twitter. 2. There's no "take it to P&R" since there's no P&R for the Shoutbox. 3. There's similarly no way to avoid either subjects or people in the Shoutbox since there's no division and it doesn't respect the ignore function, so people end up engaging when they normally wouldn't.

@  fourteenwings : (23 February 2021 - 10:56 AM)

Is there something about the Shoutbox that just means we get politics taking over the thing at least once a week?

@  wonko the sane? : (23 February 2021 - 08:26 AM)

At least your government is willing to talk about the collapsing medicare system. In quebec, their ignoring it in favour of talking about language again! Oh, and unconstitutionally denying access to eduction.

@  Shockwave 75 : (23 February 2021 - 07:52 AM)

At least here in my home province of Ontario we have a conservative gov't who doesn't want to cuz $$$$, but the argument is that they'll end up paying in medical care anyways for those sick people so why not?

@  Shockwave 75 : (23 February 2021 - 07:51 AM)

We have paid sick leave here in Canada too, but it's not very much and not everyone has it. So we're trying to get the gov't to extend it, and give it to everyone.

@  Nevermore : (23 February 2021 - 02:23 AM)

The only reason people still go to work despite being sick is because they feel emotionally obliged to serve their employer.

@  Nevermore : (23 February 2021 - 02:20 AM)

Some people abuse the system by somehow getting sick with a different plague every five weeks.

@  Nevermore : (23 February 2021 - 02:20 AM)

Those six weeks are out of the employer's pocket by legal mandate. If you're still sick after those six weeks, the health insurance company takes over the payment.

@  Nevermore : (23 February 2021 - 02:19 AM)

That's the good thing in Germany - we have legally mandated paid sick days. Six weeks (!) for a single cause (consecutive or recurring, as long as it's the same cause; reinfections long after the fact don't count), Everytime the employee gets sick with a new cause, another six weeks start.

@  tigerhawk : (22 February 2021 - 04:48 PM)

That's how my family got sick, my brothers a teacher, he has a class for expelled students, they gave full attendance these past few lockdowns out of sheer boredom, they can turn in sick and break isolation and he nor the other staff, who also got sick, couldn't do anything about it.

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 February 2021 - 03:03 PM)

Yeah, pretty sure the only reason people don't stay home when they're sick is that the vast majority of society lives paycheque to paycheque, and they can't afford even one missed day of work.

@  -LittleAutob... : (22 February 2021 - 11:27 AM)

That's unfortunate... I know masks can be annoying, but I think not being able to breath comfortably for a while is better than actually having the virus and not being able to breath at all. bUt Oh, pEoPLe dOn'T bELiVe ThE dAmN vIrUs Is rEaL

@  wonko the sane? : (22 February 2021 - 08:28 AM)

Hahahaha! Oh, you're serious. Yeah, no one is going to do that. Far too many are in positions where they simply cannot afford the time off, and most of the rest are the kind who won't wear the mask in a global pandemic, never mind when they alone have the sniffles.

@  Shockwave 75 : (22 February 2021 - 08:20 AM)

I just hope a take-away from this will be for people to stay home when they're sick, and if they have to go out, wear a mask so as not to spread their illness.

@  TM2-Megatron : (21 February 2021 - 08:25 PM)

I think it's mostly the masking that's kept the flu season down so much, and that's unlikely to be kept up for that long. I'm sure there'll be some people who keep wearing masks for years after this, but I suspect a larger number are anticipating people able to toss them once vaccinations are complete.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 February 2021 - 05:27 PM)

Same in canada. Doctors report it to be basically non-existant. I kinda hope they keep some stuff up after everyone is vaccinated. Like hand sanitizer at store entrances, and actually cleaning the shopping carts.

@  tigerhawk : (21 February 2021 - 05:17 PM)

On the plus side cold and flu cases are down 80% this winter thanks to lockdowns, or at least that's the case in the UK.

@  Hg Dragon : (21 February 2021 - 04:37 PM)

This is quite possibly the most miserable i have ever felt.

@  Hg Dragon : (21 February 2021 - 04:37 PM)

i'll be nice and not bypass the cupcake monkey, but COVID can *bleep* itself in the *bleeping* *bleeper* with a *bleeping* cactus.

@  tigerhawk : (21 February 2021 - 02:39 AM)

He only appeared the once in the US comics and got one follow up in the UK comic. He never suffered badass decay like Omega Supreme and the combiners.

@  Rycochet : (19 February 2021 - 05:15 PM)

Trypticon's debut issues in the marvel comic were the absolute best 'To sell a toy' comics of the book.

@  tigerhawk : (19 February 2021 - 03:04 AM)

Then the audience goes "This was a stealth Transformers film wannit!"

@  tigerhawk : (19 February 2021 - 03:03 AM)

Godzilla vs Trypticon, co written by Christina Hobson and Max Borenstein.

@  Bass X0 : (19 February 2021 - 01:36 AM)

I now want G1 Grimlock to transform into Mecha Godzilla.

@  Steevy Maximus : (17 February 2021 - 04:23 PM)

I preferred Rush when Midway made it.

@  Bass X0 : (17 February 2021 - 03:13 PM)

The best Rush comes from Canada.

@  ▲ndrusi : (17 February 2021 - 02:54 PM)

In *other* wonderful and fantastic news, guess whose Kingdom Cheetor and Paleotrex FINALLY arrived today?

@  Bass X0 : (16 February 2021 - 03:07 PM)

yeah, its a good show. watch as much as you can.

@  tigerhawk : (16 February 2021 - 04:58 AM)

Goodnight Sweethearts turned out to be a gem, I only knew Nicholas Lyndhurst in Only Fools and Horses but never saw this show before.

@  Bass X0 : (15 February 2021 - 04:07 PM)

Then we got Ultra Magnus, Fortress Maximus, Dai Atlas, Megatron, Galvatron, Starscream, Thundercracker, Skywarp and Banzai-Tron in Alternity...

@  Sabrblade : (15 February 2021 - 12:04 PM)

Heh, that new Binaltech comic that Ichikawa wrote for one of the Japanese Generations books even had the other Dinobots make fun of Grimlock for his "Autobot Car" body.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 February 2021 - 12:03 PM)

They got that rescue bot grimlock that turns into a motorcycle. That's... pretty neat...

@  Otaku : (15 February 2021 - 11:35 AM)

Just to make Grimlock feel more "wrong", they even highlight how his character just seems ill-suited for a sports car alternate mode in his own backstory.  Hindsight is 20/20, so I now wish they'd made a T-rex that transformed into a sportscar.  Still probably would have been as much or more of a pain to transform, but at least it'd feel more like Grimlock. :D

@  Rycochet : (13 February 2021 - 04:39 PM)

Some Alternators were fine, then you have Grimlock/Wheeljack, with three transformers worth of fiddly and a giant buttflap.

@  Telly : (13 February 2021 - 01:49 AM)

thats the main reason i got rid of my alternators. too much of a pain to transform

@  Stepwise : (13 February 2021 - 12:13 AM)

Didn't use a hammer, but feeling a little less sentimental.

@  Stepwise : (13 February 2021 - 12:12 AM)

(The video I found to get some hints had alcohol and a hammer, and by the time I was done, I understood why.)

@  Stepwise : (13 February 2021 - 12:11 AM)

I posted something about feeling all sentimental when I transformed alternators Smokescreen a few days ago...and tonight I tried transforming Grimlock.

@  Stepwise : (13 February 2021 - 12:10 AM)

they don't taste great.

@  Stepwise : (13 February 2021 - 12:10 AM)

I'm eating my words...

@  Kaon : (12 February 2021 - 01:48 AM)

How is everyone tonight

@  Telly : (11 February 2021 - 06:31 PM)

even intergalactic despots need some down time

@  wonko the sane? : (11 February 2021 - 05:07 PM)

Then he went and hid in a hot tub for a few months...

@  Bass X0 : (11 February 2021 - 04:52 PM)

Galvatron: "You'll do my proxy bidding, or taste my wrath!"

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 February 2021 - 02:13 PM)

There's kind of a range there.

@  Rycochet : (11 February 2021 - 11:41 AM)

IDW Autobot evil.

@  tigerhawk : (11 February 2021 - 07:47 AM)

IDW Overlord evil or Sunbow Megatron evil.


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#21 Destron D-69

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Posted 23 January 2019 - 04:32 AM

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Posted 23 January 2019 - 09:39 AM

Med, are you doing any sort of copy/paste? Asking since I'm using the Classic Purple theme and your recent IC text was two different colors.
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Posted 23 January 2019 - 11:42 AM

Yeah, used that on the mobile theme on my phone. I'll edit it to auto.



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Posted 23 January 2019 - 04:16 PM

This is a fun read. I like all the new characters.

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#25 Destron D-69

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Posted 23 January 2019 - 05:04 PM

it is very enjoyable to read along... it reminds me of catching up with Stomp before I joined.



#26 Zamuel

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Posted 23 January 2019 - 06:22 PM

with her magic

So it begins.
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#27 Destron D-69

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Posted 23 January 2019 - 08:33 PM

friendship! 



#28 Zamuel

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Posted 24 January 2019 - 09:14 AM

An edit has been made. I felt it would be a good character moment to slip in. As far as Light Heart using different shortened names than what others might be using, well...Fnu, you remember Sunny Daze from G3? Somehow Light Heart wound up in a "Yo 'steria" vocal tier and now I can't unhear it. Not necessarily a complaint.
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#29 Fnu Aw

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Posted 24 January 2019 - 11:15 AM

"Yo 'Steria" was the best moment of that whole special.

 

Even Pinkie Pie hasn't had the irreverence to say "Yo, 'Tia" in Celestia's presence.


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#30 Zamuel

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Posted 26 January 2019 - 09:18 PM

Granted, Pinkie has eaten food directly off of Celestia's plate. Still, the thing that always stood out to me was that while Sunny Daze was irreverent, she was otherwise not rude both because she still bowed at royal processions and because she simply gives her friends nicknames.

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If you aren't trying to be delicate, Arcana DC 10 will work. If you're trying to carefully remove the nails to preserve the original table, it'll be either Arcana or Dexterity DC 20.
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Posted 27 January 2019 - 11:35 AM

If anyone gets another nat 1 here, I have a reroll option for those. I didn't see the first one until events already moved past it.

 

I'll be watching. It's rainy and I'm not going to leave the house for any reason today.


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Posted 27 January 2019 - 11:52 AM

Alright, I edited in an Arcana roll.



#33 Zamuel

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Posted 27 January 2019 - 11:57 AM

If anyone gets another nat 1 here, I have a reroll option for those. I didn't see the first one until events already moved past it.

A clarification that I'll make is that you actually have two reroll options. One is instant but requires a magic point while the other is a daily but you have to use it before the roll.
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#34 Fnu Aw

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Posted 27 January 2019 - 10:52 PM

Can Post do skill checks in the same turn I'm doing one? We don't need his feeble couple of points for this group dexterity check but I'm just getting the feeling that he wants to help.


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#35 Zamuel

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Posted 27 January 2019 - 11:09 PM

Oops, just posted the result. But to answer your question, yes. He can also provide assists, be the target of assists, and be the target of magic point usage from others. He in himself does not have magic points to use.

And I do have more exciting things planned than fixing tables. But on that note, as a "starter" group check if done by newer players, what did everyone think?
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Posted 28 January 2019 - 01:43 PM

I don't think we're in Dream Valley anymore. We just had a table fixing party. This is what I was hoping for. I'm into it, and I'm playing a character who's into it.

I don't know how you can manage visual comedic timing in text, but you managed visual comedic timing with that former table.

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#37 MEDdMI

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Posted 28 January 2019 - 07:30 PM

Being able to cooperate on rolls is a neat idea. Gonna need more rolls to get a better feel for it tho,

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Posted 29 January 2019 - 10:32 PM

So Med, you remember when I asked you to look up some lumberjack recipes? So did I: https://facialflex.c...-crockpot-soup/
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Posted 29 January 2019 - 11:23 PM

I gotta try that sometime.



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Posted 30 January 2019 - 01:10 PM

Soup is not nearly appreciated enough anymore. That sounds delicious.

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