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by Vandic
Sat Mar 03, 2007 5:45 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Announcing the Darwin Awards for Toril!
Replies: 33
Views: 4252

The sheep bludgeons Gormal to death.
Gormal is dead! R.I.P.

(Okay, that's out of my system, let the real contest begin.)
by Vandic
Wed Jan 24, 2007 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Kentucky!
Replies: 12
Views: 1420

I'm originally from near Louisville, if that qualifies. And since we're on the subject of bashing...there's a classic joke about a Kentuckian and a Hoosier facing each other on opposite sides of the Ohio River. The Kentuckian shouts across, "Hey! How do I get to the other side?" The Hoosie...
by Vandic
Thu Dec 21, 2006 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: TorilMUD Fitness Megathread - New Years Resolutions Ahoy!
Replies: 83
Views: 13877

Gormal wrote:I keep Splenda on hand when I need sugar, but I really don't sweeten much of what I eat.


If you knew how Splenda was made you'd never touch the stuff again.
by Vandic
Fri Oct 20, 2006 11:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Hammerfist/Rosewood Baby #2!
Replies: 10
Views: 1376

Hammerfist/Rosewood Baby #2!

Vandic and Vandylia (Todd and Kelly) proudly welcomed Anne-Marie Catherine Lusk into the world today at 12:16 P.M. She popped out of the chute at 7 lb. 11 oz., 19 3/4 inches, full head of hair, and thank God she looks like her momma. Daddy would attach a photo but he's about out of adrenaline right ...
by Vandic
Mon Oct 09, 2006 4:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Pictures of Dlur's Package
Replies: 21
Views: 2107

Shoot, if you're getting goodies like that you don't need Vandy baking you any cookies...which is good, more for me.
by Vandic
Tue Sep 19, 2006 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: ARRRRRRRRR you ready!?
Replies: 22
Views: 2638

Shiver me shurikens!
by Vandic
Wed Aug 30, 2006 5:57 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: What Happens When Invasion Gets Owned! (first fight)
Replies: 5
Views: 1072

Gormal wrote:Was this one continuous fight? How many mobs did you fight at once? I suspect corpse dragging!


You would accuse me of something that vile? How dare you!

Do you really think TorinPower (TM) couldn't handle that many giants at once?
by Vandic
Wed Aug 30, 2006 4:31 am
Forum: Logs
Topic: What Happens When Invasion Gets Owned! (first fight)
Replies: 5
Views: 1072

Re: What Happens When Invasion Gets Owned! (first fight)

Corpse of a frost giant warrior is lying here. Corpse of a frost giant warrior is shimmering here. Corpse of a frost giant warrior is lying here. Corpse of a frost giant shaman is shimmering here. Corpse of a frost giant warrior is lying here. Corpse of a djinn mercenary is lying here. [3] Corpse o...
by Vandic
Sun Aug 27, 2006 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Only Once in our Lifetime...
Replies: 8
Views: 1262

@$#! Double post.
by Vandic
Sun Aug 27, 2006 7:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Only Once in our Lifetime...
Replies: 8
Views: 1262

Its still quite a bright object in the sky now though. Um, not at the moment it isn't. Mars right now is approaching opposition. You can only see it for about the first hour after sunset, if you're lucky. It won't achieve maximum brightness again (i.e., the conjunctions that spawn these silly legen...
by Vandic
Mon Aug 21, 2006 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Forums Email Registration
Replies: 12
Views: 1123

Ragorn wrote:But now how will I get my v14gr4 c14l1s and p40z4c me.dic.a.+i0nz 4 fr33?


Last I heard, you apparently don't need any of those anyway...except maybe the pr0z4c.

Speaking of which, any word on when the little ranger is due?
by Vandic
Mon Jul 31, 2006 12:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: What will you do without your precious Gormal?
Replies: 54
Views: 6585

Have fun, and don't put yer pecker anywhere it doesn't belong.
by Vandic
Mon Jul 24, 2006 5:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: 3nj0y this little gem
Replies: 2
Views: 515

Ragorn wrote:Someone let me know where along the track the super-loud-scream-with-scary-picture is.


Amazingly there doesn't seem to be one.
by Vandic
Thu Jul 20, 2006 8:20 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: gotta love golem forge
Replies: 9
Views: 1374

Name one zone with predominantley warrior eq... one. Mages have 10x the amount of eq that warriors do and it stinks. Most "tank" eq is mageable anyway since its just hps and ac. I'd love to see area writers start putting in some new and interesting warrior stuff (maybe someone with inside infoz on ...
by Vandic
Mon Mar 06, 2006 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Rolling up a level 1 Ranger
Replies: 28
Views: 2532

Re: Rolling up a level 1 Ranger

Some may have heard when I burst onto the MUD the other night, or through IM. But, if not... On Thursday night, my wife found out that she is pregnant. We're expecting our first child sometime in October/November (due date not determined yet). We found out literally 2 days after Vandy told us she w...
by Vandic
Tue Sep 20, 2005 10:00 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Red razor-gaunts from musp
Replies: 8
Views: 1044

White ones don't, or at least didn't the last time I checked.
by Vandic
Thu Sep 08, 2005 1:59 am
Forum: Logs
Topic: *blink*
Replies: 0
Views: 545

*blink*

< 521h/520H 126v/141V > < > A Reading Room Room size: Mid-sized (L:25 ft W:25 ft H:10 ft) Exits: -N A small sphere rests here on a stand. A elven matron sits here, reading. A human historian sits here reading. Time to do 6 steps before this...1 month. Time to wait for the @#$!er to load to do step 7...
by Vandic
Tue Sep 06, 2005 1:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Whats the most messed up thing you did to your drunk friend
Replies: 23
Views: 2777

http://www.ebaumsworld.com/dayafterparty.html

A picture is worth a thousand words.
by Vandic
Sat Aug 27, 2005 5:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Ferrari Formula 1 Team fires pit crew!
Replies: 3
Views: 531

teflor the ranger wrote:I love F1. Zoom zoom.


F1 racers drive Mazda?

*duck*
by Vandic
Wed Aug 24, 2005 6:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Silent Majority, vote!
Replies: 77
Views: 9629

Shiallia wrote:
Dalar wrote:......, the people who are disgruntled have already quit and won't come back because they don't care.


Jump in there and build if you think you have all the answers.


He already has.
by Vandic
Tue Aug 23, 2005 2:35 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Jot Invasion
Replies: 36
Views: 3903

Ragorn wrote:What you didn't know (haha foolish mortals) is that I'm really Gargauth. No, wait, I'm Kiaransalee. And you've all been very naughty, and I'm going to have a word with some of you in-game before I nerf everything you're wearing.


You can't be Kia.

I'm Kia.
by Vandic
Fri Aug 19, 2005 9:47 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Tiamat found!
Replies: 4
Views: 921

Image
by Vandic
Thu Aug 18, 2005 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Hey Bush, Where is our Exit Strategy?!
Replies: 30
Views: 3023

America a ruthless tyrannical organization determined to rule the world by the mass bombardment of McDonalds food chains and Pepsi cola into 3rd world cultures. Bush the Churchman sez, “Our chief weapon is Surprise, and Fear! Our TWO chief weapons are Surpise, Fear, and an almost fanatical dedicati...
by Vandic
Thu Aug 11, 2005 3:46 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: New Guild: The Warders
Replies: 8
Views: 1402

Gormal wrote:Can I roll a character named Hammar and train you guys?


You gotta come back first, you schmuck.

Best of luck Adri, I've got other guild commitments but if you ever need a drunkard you know where to find me.
by Vandic
Fri Jul 29, 2005 2:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Truth in Environmental Science
Replies: 31
Views: 4879

This is a moot point. Our environmental policy is dictated by Exxon-Mobil and the utilities. Post this again in 2008 when it might be an issue. First of all, if it's moot, there is no point. Don't say that around Vandy or she'll smack you. Second, if you really think Exxon-Mobil is in charge of env...
by Vandic
Thu Jul 28, 2005 2:52 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Shaman totem use.
Replies: 19
Views: 2017

Kudos for having totems reset on crash now.

However...having now failed 9 straight summon attempts, it's not much of a comfort.

*sigh*
by Vandic
Thu Jul 21, 2005 11:58 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Hummers
Replies: 8
Views: 1120

Re: Hummers

Jhorr wrote:What ever happened to the (humming) flag? That was so cool. I hope it makes a comeback.


Wasn't everything that hummed also haste?

Only two I remember were.
by Vandic
Thu Jul 21, 2005 7:16 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Shaman totem use.
Replies: 19
Views: 2017

Not that I don't see the problem. But mabye it gives you something to look forward to. Maybe so, to me it's just an aggravation but to a true newbie the high failure rate would give them something NOT to look forward to. Could you imagine applying the same success/failure rate for classes who summo...
by Vandic
Thu Jul 21, 2005 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince (Possible Spoilers)
Replies: 28
Views: 2820

Fug -- I saw it and assumed it was some british term I never heard. Like so much in the books...sometimes I don't know if it's a term from the wizarding world or from Britain. Both are equally foreign to me. :P fug (n.) - A heavy, stale atmosphere, especially the musty air of an overcrowded or poor...
by Vandic
Thu Jul 21, 2005 1:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince (Possible Spoilers)
Replies: 28
Views: 2820

In book 7, Harry and Voldemort will dual...and in their weakened state, Neville will kill them both, and take his rightful mantle as the new dark lord. *nod me* I dunno...when I heard there were gonna be quite a few deaths in HBP I honestly expected Neville to be one of them. "Evil will always triu...
by Vandic
Wed Jul 20, 2005 11:03 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Shaman totem use.
Replies: 19
Views: 2017

I like the idea of making it three "successful" summons in a given period as opposed to three attempted ones. Maybe extend the time period or lower the number...something like 2 successful summons a week or 3 every 10 days, something like that. Nothing more frustrating on my baby shaman than watchin...
by Vandic
Tue Jul 19, 2005 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince (Possible Spoilers)
Replies: 28
Views: 2820

Sure..it was established that he was a Death Eater, but tried to get out at the end, and was killed by either Voldy or one of his supporters (Sirius says that he thought it was probably one of his supporters). However, there is no way to know _when_ the phylact..er..horcrux was stolen from the cave...
by Vandic
Tue Jul 19, 2005 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince (Possible Spoilers)
Replies: 28
Views: 2820

Branthur wrote:Simple..R.A.B. is Sirius' brother, Regulus Black. It also gives more meaning to Mundungus stealing things from the Black home...including a cup.


Interesting possibility, except I thought Regulus being dead was pretty well established. Moreover, wasn't he a Voldy supporter?
by Vandic
Tue Jul 19, 2005 2:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince (Possible Spoilers)
Replies: 28
Views: 2820

Ashi, Vandy and I had that same impression about the Snape/Dumbledore thing being staged. Just too many "convenient" bits of plot for it to really happen the way it looked. Personally I'm more pissed about what happened with Harry and Ginny at the end. So, what're your theories on who R.A.B. might b...
by Vandic
Sun Jul 17, 2005 1:31 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Level 50 require more than exp
Replies: 4
Views: 815

Disoputlip wrote:Powerplayers would still fairly fast find a trivial way to do the stop-quests or get prestige, whereas the new players would get a much tougher time.


Which is a great reason not to change anything.
by Vandic
Thu Jul 14, 2005 12:07 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Odd Ress Stuff?
Replies: 10
Views: 1233

I've seen this before too, where the fatigue seems to kick in at a weird time several minutes after the ress. Dunno why.
by Vandic
Wed Jul 13, 2005 3:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: So, did anyone get into Vanguard Beta?
Replies: 12
Views: 1539

Yeah, finally got a job that doesn't suck, can afford to start thinking about kids in the near future. They'll be posting about Rangers by 2008. First of all, you can never "afford" kids...you can only fool yourself into thinking you can. Second, given Emily's impression of Jake (same as Kelly's II...
by Vandic
Tue Jul 12, 2005 11:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: So, did anyone get into Vanguard Beta?
Replies: 12
Views: 1539

Ragorn wrote:... got married, kids coming in the next year or two,


Now wait just a damn minute...
by Vandic
Tue Jul 12, 2005 7:22 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: 2h warrior skill
Replies: 8
Views: 1179

I like the idea, it may have to be worked out a little based on the fact that Pallies/Anti's are known for using 2handers while warriros tend to be better at shield/sword but i give it a thumbs up. Pril Agree, but the only reason so many warriors are doing shield/1h is because their current skills ...
by Vandic
Tue Jul 12, 2005 4:13 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Top 5 Code Requests
Replies: 130
Views: 17214

Um... which class and what level are ya playing at lvl 50 with meditate maxed most spells take less than 5 seconds to mem. Pril At 50 maybe, not at 22 they don't. That's what I mean by "trim mem times down faster." I.e. by level 11 I should be "proficient" with 1st circle spells and can mem those a...
by Vandic
Tue Jul 12, 2005 3:42 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Top 5 Code Requests
Replies: 130
Views: 17214

Okay, probably already on here somewhere, but could we trim down the mem times a little faster? Like, say that when you hit circle X, circle X-2 is down to the minimum or close to it?

Caster exp is so exciting when you attack, cast cast cast, kill, mem 5 minutes, repeat.
by Vandic
Mon Jul 11, 2005 7:27 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: 9th circle Enchanter spell
Replies: 13
Views: 1604

No Vandic, the point is to overwork chanters more. Stay on topic please, clearly: Blur, Globe, Haste. Scales, Reduce/Enlarge aren't enough to keep normal chanters occupied :p Pril Oh silly me, that's right. A warrior ought to get his ass handed to him without 8 defensive spells on. Seriously, the a...
by Vandic
Mon Jul 11, 2005 11:49 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: 9th circle Enchanter spell
Replies: 13
Views: 1604

Wouldn't it just be easier to:

- give warriors improved parry while 2h,
- remove (or lessen) the bashin penalty, and
- add a 'pommel strike' skill that works like shieldpunch?
by Vandic
Fri Jul 08, 2005 2:16 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Faralee of Silverymoon
Replies: 19
Views: 3743

Don't you think that waiting 40+ days for a mob to load is extreme? Especially for one that's just used as a hand in to get rewards? Agree mightily. Of course there're multiple quests in GN/Lurkwood that require 4-5 rares, and with these uber-long uptimes we've been having lately, the low % rareloa...
by Vandic
Thu Jul 07, 2005 11:33 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Faralee of Silverymoon
Replies: 19
Views: 3743

Marthammor wrote:According to recent reports, May 27th was the last time she was visiting the area and someone 'talked' to her.


The question is, I've heard conflicting reports that she might now be visiting other "areas" as well.
by Vandic
Thu Jul 07, 2005 3:43 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Faralee of Silverymoon
Replies: 19
Views: 3743

So, anyone found her in the last 2 months?
by Vandic
Fri Jun 24, 2005 6:48 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Top 5 Code Requests
Replies: 130
Views: 17214

1. Change 'practice' to either move spells to the end of the list or show them by some other means (i.e. the 'spells' command) 2. Move containers to the front of the list when trying to perform command on a keyword (i.e. so when I type 'get bong silvery' it will look at silvery sack before silvery b...
by Vandic
Fri Jun 24, 2005 6:39 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: Saks loves you, NOT!
Replies: 7
Views: 1030

Ouch...original or extra crispy with that order?
by Vandic
Fri Jun 24, 2005 2:11 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Paladins
Replies: 35
Views: 4738

And not to hi-jack, but add the mount option for antis too. And give them the same !fear abilities. But let the paladins keep their "guard" skill. Bout the only thing that gets them invited into groups over warriors. Doesn't make as much sense for their evil counterparts, and there have to be SOME ...

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