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@  Paladin : (19 November 2018 - 07:02 AM)

let's be real. at this rate we're not lasting until 2075.

@  Maximus Ambus : (19 November 2018 - 06:34 AM)

The rest of the world may build a wall around the US in 2075.

@  Nevermore : (19 November 2018 - 05:53 AM)

Tell an conservative conspiracy maniac that women are literally the Satan's spawn out to infect humanity with the gender virus that will turn everyone into communist Muslims who eat children, and they will be like, "Well of course! That makes perfect sense!"

@  Nevermore : (19 November 2018 - 05:49 AM)

It's evidence of Poe's Law.

@  Nevermore : (19 November 2018 - 05:48 AM)

The world is insane.

@  Nevermore : (19 November 2018 - 05:48 AM)

Geeez, I just read a story about a liberal satire Facebook page that would publish absolutely outlandish, ridiculous made-up conservative propaganda, stuff so absurd nobody with half a brain could take it seriously... and conservatives are taking it at face value.

@  Pennpenn : (19 November 2018 - 02:27 AM)

Oh don't make me go talk to Peter Dutton. My week has been painful enough as it is...

@  Telly : (18 November 2018 - 09:13 PM)

he cant leave quarantine until he talks to the king of the potato people

@  Pennpenn : (18 November 2018 - 01:03 AM)

Debateable. It's a sunday anyway. Wonder if I'll still feel up and ready to go tomorrow. Don't want to take too many days off leading up to the end of the year.

@  MEDdMI : (18 November 2018 - 12:01 AM)

@Pennpenn hooray! Now you can leave quarantine.

@  RichardT1977 : (17 November 2018 - 08:58 PM)

The national tour is currently in Raleigh-Durham.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2018 - 06:29 PM)

Ok, feeling much better now.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 November 2018 - 06:20 PM)

Is hamilton playing in hamilton?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 November 2018 - 03:34 PM)

Maybe the show in the city?

@  wonko the sane? : (17 November 2018 - 01:21 PM)

To the show or the city?

@  The Doctor Who : (17 November 2018 - 11:01 AM)

Niiice!

@  RichardT1977 : (17 November 2018 - 10:48 AM)

My mom won two tickets to Hamilton!

@  wonko the sane? : (17 November 2018 - 09:46 AM)

Welp, good morning so far. My brother helped me get my sister in law's christmas gift, and reminded me I still had to get my mom's calendar for next year.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2018 - 08:22 AM)

Oh yeah, feeling feverish. What fun.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 November 2018 - 10:07 PM)

My father used to ask his boss that question. Then he STOPPED asking, and got used to twiddling his thumbs. Made things so much easier, and didn't actually change how his bosses thought of him.

@  Nevermore : (16 November 2018 - 07:31 PM)

So of course you wait until the end of your shift like everyone else, THEN you walk up to the manager on duty and ask him what you're supposed to do during the requested overtime.

@  Nevermore : (16 November 2018 - 07:30 PM)

Fun: The employer allows (paid) voluntary overtime, cannot backtrack on the permit, and before the regular end of your shift, you notice you're rapidly running out of work.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (16 November 2018 - 06:27 PM)

Fear is a state of mind.

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 November 2018 - 06:25 PM)

Did you just assume my sociopolitical status?

@  Pennpenn : (16 November 2018 - 06:13 PM)

Oh stop being such a pack of drama monarchs!

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 November 2018 - 06:11 PM)

Too late. They can smell your fear.

@  Maximus Ambus : (16 November 2018 - 04:10 PM)

Nobody say anything and you'll be safe from the mob.

@  TM2-Megatron : (16 November 2018 - 03:41 PM)

It used to be

@  Arazyr : (16 November 2018 - 02:05 PM)

I would agree.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (16 November 2018 - 01:15 PM)

I say yes, but I imagine many would disagree with me.

@  Paladin : (16 November 2018 - 12:34 PM)

settle a bet: is "drama queen" a gender-neutral description?

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 November 2018 - 08:38 PM)

Sounds like management is the same everywhere :p

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 November 2018 - 08:12 PM)

My bosses are too busy trying to see if they can have their heads up their own asses while still being able to kiss the asses of everyone above them. It'd be amusing to watch if I wasn't one of the ones trying to get everything done to cover for it.

@  Nevermore : (15 November 2018 - 07:05 PM)

He's living by the standard "bow to those below you; kick at those above you. You got more people below you than above you."

@  Nevermore : (15 November 2018 - 07:04 PM)

Whenever we go on strike, he's there with us. He told me that this is the only completely legal way for him to show his own bosses the finger,

@  Nevermore : (15 November 2018 - 07:03 PM)

Well, this guy has been getting flak from above, it's just that he doesn't care. He's doing what he thinks is right. He's easily the smartest of my superiors, and also the one with the biggest balls.

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 November 2018 - 05:24 PM)

Must be nice, having a boss that cares.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 November 2018 - 01:03 PM)

Indeed.

@  Echowarrior : (15 November 2018 - 11:58 AM)

That's a good superior.

@  Nevermore : (15 November 2018 - 06:21 AM)

Arguing in my favor that I was working under sub-par conditions, there were problems with sudden halts of the conveyor and other issues that affected my productivity, and besides, why was this guy giving a feedback to one of HIS subordinates, wich was his job?

@  Nevermore : (15 November 2018 - 06:19 AM)

Also, yesterday he stood up for me when a superior from the department I was sent to was giving me a productivity feedback.

@  Nevermore : (15 November 2018 - 06:19 AM)

So this week all of my superiors save one guy are absent, and I'm not noticing a difference. Which says a lot about this guy.

@  Waspinator : (15 November 2018 - 03:28 AM)

That's hateriffic.

@  MEDdMI : (14 November 2018 - 11:48 PM)

I both love and hate you all :wtf

@  PlutoniumBoss : (14 November 2018 - 08:05 PM)

And this is what it tastes like, when doves fry.

@  Paladin : (14 November 2018 - 07:23 PM)

on the other hand pheasant is phairly philling.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (14 November 2018 - 04:06 PM)

Well the fare is fowl if the fowl is fair.

@  RichardT1977 : (14 November 2018 - 03:10 PM)

1/4 of duck is 1/4 of the turd in turducken

@  Paladin : (14 November 2018 - 12:18 PM)

not really. duck meat is fowl.

@  wonko the sane? : (14 November 2018 - 12:01 PM)

Couldn't we just cook the duck? I mean, it would be tastier...


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#1 bigbot69

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Posted 24 April 2014 - 09:01 AM

http://us.battle.net/hearthstone/en/

 

My firend hooked me up to this the other day so i downloaded it for ipad. It's a simple enough card game, easy to get into but a long time to try and master. Mechanics are fun and the games are short enough. Best part is ipad/PC/mac users can all challenge each other regardless what they're on, which gives it a larger userbase. Fairly trollfree too, I don't get many people logging out when they're losing.

If anyone wants a game let me know and I'll put my sign in for it here.


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Posted 24 April 2014 - 03:08 PM

I play fairly regularly, though having been in the game since prior to Open Beta in December, the game is starting to stale a bit. The current Meta game is very boring. It's either Control or what I like to call "To The Face" (Murlocs or general aggression aka "Zoo"). The saddest part about it is even without looking at any guides, you'll eventually learn the entire deck list and can make judgements on what deck is what based on the opening turn.

 

There are a few bright spots though. Control Warrior when played properly is always fun to watch even when you're on the receiving end, Miracle Rogue Decks are Glass Cannons in the extreme (I always respect those running them), Mages have some Spellpower Secret Decks running around, and Hunters have finally answered the calls of stopping abusing Unleash the Hounds with some very potent mid-range Beast decks that are a bit of a nightmare if you can't deal with it.

 

But those are bright patches in an otherwise stale meta game. Curse of Naxxramas can't be released soon enough - I'm hoping it'll help break the log jam of the Aggressive Meta and start seriously punishing those that just brainlessly hit the face.

 

 

I tend to run Gimmick decks. I have a Knight themed Paladin Deck "Army of the Light". A Elemental themed Shaman deck "Fury of the Elements". A Treant/Ancient themed Druid Deck "Nature's Wrath". A Enrage Warrior Deck "No Pain No Gain". And my personal favorite - "Your Deck Is My Deck" Priest Deck.

 

That deck tends to lead to insanity like this:

 

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My Battle Tag is Rust #1734


Edited by Rust, 24 April 2014 - 03:10 PM.

Numbers 24:17

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. Plato


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Posted 24 April 2014 - 05:46 PM

Cool. I've only been playing a week (got released on ipad) but I'm running a defensive mage deck that's taunt heavy with a lot of combo hitters and I've just built a druid deck that's based around getting mana buffs and using it to combo out a ton of hitters, though I need to run more charge minions in there as they're getting summoned then slapped in the face a lot.

 

I'll give you a game sometime tag is: Bigbot70 #2874


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Posted 24 April 2014 - 09:03 PM

I might take you up on this. I just downloaded it, so I'm still leaning the ropes of the game.

 

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Posted 02 May 2014 - 01:25 AM

I've been playing for about a month now, and I'm really enjoying it.  I don't play heavily or with a high tier deck so I haven't really hit stagnation.  My gamer tag is MasterFwiffo#1606 and I'm usually on in late evenings.


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Posted 03 May 2014 - 09:55 PM

Been playing for about a week and I really like this one.  Add me if you want My tag is: JFZero #1340


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Posted 21 May 2014 - 06:03 PM

Had a weird Arena match that's been bugging me.

 

Me (Shaman) vs a Paladin

 

The set up:

 

He has a Stormwind Champion protected by a Divine Shield and boosted by a Kings to a 10/10 and a 2/2 Recruit. Plus a Light's Justice with one charge. He has 17 Health.

 

I have a Fire Elemental and a Spellpower Totem. In my hand are: Bloodlust, Earth Elemental, Lightning Bolt, Youthful Brewmaster, Earthen Ring Farseer, and Amani Beserker. I had 19 Health.

 

My plan was to use the Earth Elemental and Earthen Ring Farseer to heal myself up. Basically buy myself a turn with the Fire Elemental, Totem, and the Farseer then hit him with a Bloodlust.

 

I accidentally played Bloodlust instead of Earth Elemental. So, suddenly bequeathed with Rage Overwhelming I slammed into his face with my Totem, Fire Elemental, and a Lightning Bolt for 16 damage taking him down to 1. With the rest of my mana I popped out a totem - the 1/1.

 

His turn...he uses the Champion to knock over my Fire Elemental and then the recruit to knock out the 1/1 (O_o). He then plays Venture Co. Mercenary.

 

At this point, I figure the game's lost because I just straight up goofed. I notice he almost lets his turn run out before Ending Turn, likely believing that I had some kind of finisher waiting.

 

On my turn, I play Earth Elemental and Farseer, and hope for the best. I still have Brewmaster and Amani in hand, plus I drew into a Faerie Dragon, so I still had options - it's just he had the ammunition to knock over everything damage dealing on my board, but at 22 Health, I just had to draw into some kind of damage.

 

Cursing myself for the fool, his turn sees him...do absolutely nothing. He didn't AFK. He was looking around the board. He simply chose to do nothing. Letting the timer end his turn. I then hit him with the Farseer and won the game.

 

It just...I can see being dazed by suddenly having 16 damage ripped out of you - but he had the options on the field to eliminate my damage potential while still keeping his 10 and 8 attack minions alive to threaten me the very next turn.

 

In a ladder game, I could totally see that, but this was Arena. You spend coin to run it, so why wouldn't you play out till the bitter end? In the same vein that I had to draw into damage, all he had to do was draw into healing.


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Posted 22 May 2014 - 09:48 PM

He disconnected accidentally most likely. Had some similar things happen to me recently .

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Posted 28 May 2014 - 09:20 PM

I play fairly regularly, though having been in the game since prior to Open Beta in December, the game is starting to stale a bit. The current Meta game is very boring. It's either Control or what I like to call "To The Face" (Murlocs or general aggression aka "Zoo"). The saddest part about it is even without looking at any guides, you'll eventually learn the entire deck list and can make judgements on what deck is what based on the opening turn.

 

There are a few bright spots though. Control Warrior when played properly is always fun to watch even when you're on the receiving end, Miracle Rogue Decks are Glass Cannons in the extreme (I always respect those running them), Mages have some Spellpower Secret Decks running around, and Hunters have finally answered the calls of stopping abusing Unleash the Hounds with some very potent mid-range Beast decks that are a bit of a nightmare if you can't deal with it.

 

But those are bright patches in an otherwise stale meta game. Curse of Naxxramas can't be released soon enough - I'm hoping it'll help break the log jam of the Aggressive Meta and start seriously punishing those that just brainlessly hit the face.

 

 

I tend to run Gimmick decks. I have a Knight themed Paladin Deck "Army of the Light". A Elemental themed Shaman deck "Fury of the Elements". A Treant/Ancient themed Druid Deck "Nature's Wrath". A Enrage Warrior Deck "No Pain No Gain". And my personal favorite - "Your Deck Is My Deck" Priest Deck.

 

That deck tends to lead to insanity like this:

 

Hearthstone_Screenshot_3152014124741_zps

 

My Battle Tag is Rust #1734

 

Hahaha the good old Ysera, Faceless, Faceless combo :D

 

The silly things you do when you are winning anyways^^



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Posted 11 July 2014 - 05:32 PM

I recently got into this, I don't know my tag at the moment (I'll get it when i get home from work) but had the most hilarious exchange earlier in casual. I'm not especially good, and ran into another Priest running a deck I'm familiar with (it was a version of what I first started playing Priest with) And he was holding control well, we were countering each other fantastically, but he had a solid upper hand.

 

He's at 8, I'm at 11, I don't have taunters, and he has nearly a full field of smaller minions to ping me with. I'm dead, I know I'm dead. I don't have any plays. He has cleric on the field though, and heals a minion to draw, he's down to one, Turn ends, I'm at I think 5? He's at 8 and I've got like 4 worth of minions on the field.

 

I heal one of my minions, his cleric goes off, draws his last card. I heal another, again, -1 life. He's at 7. I shore up defense wise and end. He draws, -2, he's at 5.

 

He has me, he has to know he has me, but I've got just enough on the field, apparently, to worry him and I proceed to watch the greatest misplay I've ever seen. With cleric on the field, and I think 5 or 6 damaged minions, and no remaining deck, he plays Holy Nova. 

 

And I watch as he draws card after card for damage, until he ends up at -60 life. And then he quit and I was disconnected. Yeah.


Edited by Matthias Phage, 11 July 2014 - 05:32 PM.


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Posted 11 July 2014 - 06:29 PM

Yeah, in Priest vs Priest matchups, you do not want a Cleric on the field late game.


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Posted 12 July 2014 - 03:20 AM

My tag is MPhage#1963


Edited by Matthias Phage, 12 July 2014 - 09:30 AM.


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Posted 16 July 2014 - 02:40 PM

So I created a joke deck based off a deck I myself had gone up against and found really unique.

 

Oh. Em. Gee.

 

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This deck is...insanity. I was initially just playing casual with it, but I'm sorely tempted to start laddering with this thing.

For reference, a Windfury Harpy with a Blessing of Kings equates SIXTEEN damage a turn.


Edited by Rust, 16 July 2014 - 02:42 PM.

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Posted 21 July 2014 - 02:03 PM

Blizzard has revealed all 30 cards of the Curse of Naxxramas Adventure Pack - being released tomorrow and a weekly release of a wing each wing for four weeks afterward.

 

Even though many of these cards are a "Hurry Up and Wait" type of deal...the game is going to dramatically change.


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Posted 21 July 2014 - 10:05 PM

I tried this out the other day and needless to say I'm terrible at it. In one game I had 6 health left and accidentally targeted myself with a fireball...

 

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Posted 22 July 2014 - 11:40 PM

So I've done everything in the first wing except beat Heroic mode, which frankly I don't care enough about card backs to do. Rust, you play Priest, thoughts of using Maexxna for control decks?



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Posted 23 July 2014 - 03:57 AM



So I've done everything in the first wing except beat Heroic mode, which frankly I don't care enough about card backs to do. Rust, you play Priest, thoughts of using Maexxna for control decks?

 

Let me change your mind.

 

But seriously, Maexxna I don't see really working Control side, because she's a gigantic target and much like Emperor Cobra just too slow to really be effective. That said, if an opponent drops her...steal her with a Cabal Shadow Priest.

 

 

As for Heroic Mode, I enjoy the challenge...well, except for Heroic Maexxna, who is giving me conniptions. The issue I'm having is keeping my head above water, health wise, and about the time I get a grip on her wave of small creatures, then the big boys start dropping.


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Posted 25 July 2014 - 02:33 PM

Made a Murloc deck. They're neat.


Edited by Matthias Phage, 25 July 2014 - 02:33 PM.


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Posted 25 July 2014 - 02:38 PM

Murlocs are a lot of fun.

 

And nigh impossible to stop if you've flooded the board early and drop the one that boosts the health of all Murlocs by +3 on Turn 3. It's basically a "I Win" card, because there's no way to stop them at that point.

 

Also once you obtain a copy of every Murloc card, you unlock their Legendary Ol' Murk Eye.


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Posted 25 July 2014 - 02:48 PM

Yep, already got him,  thats why I built it.





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