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by torkur
Sun Aug 21, 2016 2:27 pm
Forum: GCC: Gameplay Discussion
Topic: Please remove the NOSELL flag on items
Replies: 1
Views: 1726

Re: Please remove the NOSELL flag on items

Seconded! It currently makes NO sense with the randomness, limits folks on the items they have access to, and diminishes from the Mud economy. Example: Trollbark. I can sell the Serpent armor on the Auction. I can't sell the Azurite ring (which IN the quest Pellaryn says he was thinking of selling) ...
by torkur
Fri Jun 03, 2011 12:58 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: the debt ceiling vote, does anyone else think this is epic?
Replies: 83
Views: 7379

Re: the debt ceiling vote, does anyone else think this is ep

So let's scale this down a little..... You run your household. You have a mortgage and thousands in credit card debt. Your wife and kids insist on spending a fortune every month and you don't make enough money to pay for it, hence the credit card debt. Your wife is too lazy to get a job and increase...
by torkur
Thu Jun 02, 2011 5:04 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: the debt ceiling vote, does anyone else think this is epic?
Replies: 83
Views: 7379

Re: the debt ceiling vote, does anyone else think this is ep

You've proved it's been going on for years, both parties are guilty, and nothing changes in Washington. How does this have anything to do with not raising the debt ceiling? Will the 2nd Great Depression these morons are about to cause by defaulting suddenly fix the budget somehow? Going by polling ...
by torkur
Thu Jun 02, 2011 4:40 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: the debt ceiling vote, does anyone else think this is epic?
Replies: 83
Views: 7379

Re: the debt ceiling vote, does anyone else think this is ep

Philosophically, I agree with you. However, I can not ignore the reality that this train wreck has been coming for decades. I can not ignore the fact that the democrats did not even bother to pass a budget last year despite having more than enough power to pass one unilaterraly. I can not ignore th...
by torkur
Mon May 23, 2011 1:18 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Your vaunted public servants seving the public
Replies: 64
Views: 5238

Re: Your vaunted public servants seving the public

Ok, so you're fucking stupid all the time. Not only do you not understand the difference between individual opinion and a party opinion, you're also too stupid to understand the difference between a political party and a political philosophy. Also, the portion I quoted from you earlier carries the ...
by torkur
Sun May 22, 2011 6:05 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Your vaunted public servants seving the public
Replies: 64
Views: 5238

Re: Your vaunted public servants seving the public

Aw, the little monkey's mad. And the little monkey didn't read the whole quote. Guess you haven't learned to sound out that many words before getting tired? Actual Quote: "The difference between a murderer and "lawful open carry" standing next to you is the 2 seconds it takes to unhol...
by torkur
Sat May 21, 2011 3:06 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Your vaunted public servants seving the public
Replies: 64
Views: 5238

Re: Your vaunted public servants seving the public

you have NO idea whether they're a "gun owner" or just in posession of a gun. == you have NO idea whether they're a lawful immigrant or just an illegal here to take american jobs and sell drugs. I'll be happy to take your family for an outing in the park with a gun to prove the point. If ...
by torkur
Sat May 21, 2011 2:54 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Your vaunted public servants seving the public
Replies: 64
Views: 5238

Re: Your vaunted public servants seving the public

The difference between a murderer and "lawful open carry" standing next to you is the 2 seconds it takes to unholster and open fire Fewer than 1% of 1% of firearms are used in homicides. The vast majority of which are wielded by gang bangers and individuals with a violent criminal history...
by torkur
Fri May 20, 2011 3:48 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Your vaunted public servants seving the public
Replies: 64
Views: 5238

Re: Your vaunted public servants seving the public

The difference between a murderer and "lawful open carry" standing next to you is the 2 seconds it takes to unholster and open fire Fewer than 1% of 1% of firearms are used in homicides. The vast majority of which are wielded by gang bangers and individuals with a violent criminal history...
by torkur
Fri May 20, 2011 1:20 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Your vaunted public servants seving the public
Replies: 64
Views: 5238

Re: Your vaunted public servants seving the public

torkur you made my point exactly. Its discrimiating or profiling gun owners. We can't profile hispanics despite large percentages being illegal or arabs who are by far and large responsible for terrorism, but we can profile people carrying guns, that just makes sense. and i'm the hipocrite. Actuall...
by torkur
Thu May 19, 2011 4:08 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Your vaunted public servants seving the public
Replies: 64
Views: 5238

Re: Your vaunted public servants seving the public

The cop is clearly overreacting if you listen to it. That said, the ironic part will come in 6 months when this same gun owner's wife and kids are sitting in a park 50 feet from this same cop. A man will walk past the cop carrying a gun and the cop will be so scared from the fallout of this to even ...
by torkur
Fri May 13, 2011 1:58 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: lol, did we learn nothing from the subprime mortgage crisis?
Replies: 27
Views: 2014

Re: lol, did we learn nothing from the subprime mortgage cri

Kiryan, they're discriminating against people based on where they live now, not where they wish to buy property.
by torkur
Tue May 10, 2011 11:06 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Damn Bush and Gas Prices
Replies: 42
Views: 2903

Re: Damn Bush and Gas Prices

Again: thanks for the demonstration of your complete lack of understanding of Republican policy. You might want to find out what it is before you blindly criticize it. By the way, you may want to read this: http://mcadams.posc.mu.edu/ike.htm. [From Above] Another factor in maintaining balance invol...
by torkur
Tue May 10, 2011 12:42 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Damn Bush and Gas Prices
Replies: 42
Views: 2903

Re: Damn Bush and Gas Prices

first stem cell research wasn't banned. Federal money was banned for research on NEWLY created stem cell lines. The 21 or so existing lines were fine. Private research was not affected in any way shape or form... the biggest advance in stem cells so far in my opinion has been the research that lead...
by torkur
Tue May 10, 2011 12:34 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Damn Bush and Gas Prices
Replies: 42
Views: 2903

Re: Damn Bush and Gas Prices

Thanks for the demonstration of your complete lack of understanding of Republican policy. You might want to find out what it is before you blindly criticize it. Sorry, I forgot about giving tax breaks to millionaires and it will magically fix things while you keep your head in the sand....because c...
by torkur
Mon May 09, 2011 4:27 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Damn Bush and Gas Prices
Replies: 42
Views: 2903

Re: Damn Bush and Gas Prices

8 years of sucking off Saudi princes and holding their hands in every photo op instead of pushing for alternate fuels didn't help this? Just because you're too stupid to search for an alternate solution doesn't mean that if you ignore the problem it goes away. Unfortunately that's Republican policy ...
by torkur
Sat Apr 30, 2011 10:33 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Republicans, form an orderly queue to apologize
Replies: 18
Views: 1140

Re: Republicans, form an orderly queue to apologize

Sorry, why apologize for demanding the truth from a leader that lives and rules from an ivory tower? It's taken 8 years for this out-of-touch leader to respond to the people - Bush, the Republican Traitor, mistakenly believed that the President of the United States only serves the people that voted...
by torkur
Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:07 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Another lesson in bad parenting or do we need more laws?
Replies: 17
Views: 1640

Re: Another lesson in bad parenting or do we need more laws?

== To tell you the truth, I think people should be free to live their lives free from intrusion. But it seems its always the liberals who want to tell you what to smoke, what to eat, what your kids eat, how much electricity to use, which cars to own etc... Sure conservatives have their legislating ...
by torkur
Thu Apr 21, 2011 10:50 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Reconciling God and Obama
Replies: 10
Views: 879

Re: Reconciling God and Obama

How do you, as a supposed "Christian" Republican, justify killing off all the "evil" social programs to save your precious 3% Bush tax cuts? How do you justify killing thousands by refusing health care for those who actually need it? They seem to help people less fortunate than ...
by torkur
Thu Apr 21, 2011 5:38 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Reconciling God and Obama
Replies: 10
Views: 879

Re: Reconciling God and Obama

Actually, some of us liberals are real Christians and believe in the Bible and God's teachings. We're just smart enough to use it in our daily lives instead of blindly quoting it without truly understanding anything it says. You know, when Jesus taught to help the poor, cure the sick, and be a bette...
by torkur
Sat Apr 16, 2011 5:04 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Walker and the rule of law
Replies: 12
Views: 1669

Re: Walker and the rule of law

http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_thelookout/20110415/us_yblog_thelookout/walker-collective-bargaining-law-doesnt-save-money After some hemming and hawing by Walker, Kucinich asked flat out: "How much money does it save Gov. Walker? Just answer the question." "It doesn't save any," W...
by torkur
Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:08 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Pell Grants
Replies: 35
Views: 3685

Re: Pell Grants

So it seems to me that the stupid lazy CONSERVATIVES that aren't working and abusing MY tax dollars are EXACTLY the ones to blame. You're all to fucking stupid to pay in your fair share, mooch off all the social programs, then complain about all the "other" deadbeats after you've used it ...
by torkur
Thu Apr 14, 2011 2:35 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Pell Grants
Replies: 35
Views: 3685

Re: Pell Grants

I find it hilarious that most conservatives are against programs that benefit lower class individuals because it is a tax burden on the people who do not use it. Vigis, the quote should probably read: "I find it hilarious that most conservatives are against programs that benefit lower class le...
by torkur
Tue Apr 05, 2011 12:09 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Ashiwi
Replies: 21
Views: 3618

Re: Ashiwi

Yikes, get well soon Kelly.
by torkur
Sun Mar 20, 2011 11:09 pm
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: Imperialist Democrats Threaten Libya - NO BLOOD FOR OIL!
Replies: 91
Views: 4474

Re: Imperialist Democrats Threaten Libya - NO BLOOD FOR OIL!

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/arab-league-condemns-broad-bombing-campaign-in-libya/2011/03/20/AB1pSg1_story.html It is too late. The Imperialist Pig Obama has dragged us into another war that we don't want for oil that is not worth the bloodshed! Cruise missiles have been launched from US shi...
by torkur
Tue Mar 08, 2011 1:38 am
Forum: Current Events & Politics
Topic: grandma at 23?
Replies: 18
Views: 1019

Re: grandma at 23?

Bristol Palin says hi!



Abstinence education is a vital part of teaching kids about sexuality. It is FAR from the only education to give.....if you live in the real world.
by torkur
Wed Dec 01, 2010 3:23 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Class Balance and Abilities
Replies: 20
Views: 4411

Re: Class Balance and Abilities

Displace - attacks missing with % likelyhood of hit not missing increased over # of attacks to threshold and spell ends stoneskin - amount of damage absorbed, with chance to crit through, until threshold and spell ends Not factoring in skills/ac modifiers.... Unless these have somehow changed, that ...
by torkur
Wed Dec 01, 2010 1:31 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Class Balance and Abilities
Replies: 20
Views: 4411

Re: Class Balance and Abilities

Bard: Make circle useable while singing as a big one. Possibly make all rogue skills besides sneak/hide useable while singing so there is a point to engage/swap to hit/dam gear on some fights instead of all hp/saves. If Pally/Anti suck compared to gref elf Max Agility that much, increase the effecti...
by torkur
Tue Nov 23, 2010 12:01 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Crossbows versus Bows Question
Replies: 10
Views: 2398

Re: Crossbows versus Bows Question

It's not really a complaint, I'm quite able to get the FP bow like everyone else. Just makes sense to me to balance things and add options and flavor. 3 arrows from bow x 100% char damage per arrow = 2 heavy bolts x 150% char damage per bolt = 3 light bolts x 100% char damage per bolt Unless it's co...
by torkur
Mon Nov 22, 2010 3:38 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Crossbows versus Bows Question
Replies: 10
Views: 2398

Re: Crossbows versus Bows Question

Ok...so isn't that the whole point?
by torkur
Mon Nov 22, 2010 2:53 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Crossbows versus Bows Question
Replies: 10
Views: 2398

Crossbows versus Bows Question

I know the "theme" is crossbows shoot more slowly than regular bows, hence firing 2 bolts a round versus 3 arrows. I'm just curious if it's been revisited with all the reworking to maybe make them viable? It just seems wierd that tia xbow is worse than the entry level bow because they don'...
by torkur
Thu Nov 11, 2010 5:38 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Direction
Replies: 105
Views: 18894

Re: Direction

Hey, Jess and I just started playing again for fun after a couple years off here. Honestly that has only happened because we can jump back into the zoning/questing/rarehunting fun, so I do doubt that anyone who has quit will look forward to coming back post wipe to being 1-shotted by dockies for 6 m...
by torkur
Sun Apr 06, 2008 10:57 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Embodiments
Replies: 22
Views: 1468

I would have to disagree. Water embodiment is low level, but it's VERY useful as a lower level ele learning the ropes and having your first healing spell. It allowed me to solo WD cemetery and you can still use it for a quick heal for a group member or on yourself as needed. See the ranger cure crit...
by torkur
Sun Mar 16, 2008 6:00 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Invokers and you..
Replies: 18
Views: 1511

Having done tiamat this incarnation as an invoker I will never do so again. It sucks compared to being a rogue. Invokers are wonderful for all the demons and patrols in the first part and would probably speed things up if people swapped out a ranger or two for them in that section. That said, they S...
by torkur
Wed Feb 27, 2008 3:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: For all you online gaming terrorists out there...
Replies: 4
Views: 1688

ROFL! Can think of a couple people Bush wants to talk to.........
by torkur
Tue Feb 26, 2008 5:33 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: Pwned
Replies: 4
Views: 893

Ok, that made absolutely not sense dudette. Tears? The last time I "needed" something from citadel was a couple years ago, I just used to love doing the zone. You get some of that white stuff in your eye and are crying for me or just talking to yourself again?
by torkur
Tue Feb 26, 2008 5:04 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: Pwned
Replies: 4
Views: 893

Congratz on twinking a twink zone. Sad it's come to that, but I guess teleport potions and assassinate are the way I get to do citadel now.
by torkur
Mon Feb 25, 2008 7:10 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Citadel
Replies: 11
Views: 1335

I am quite aware you can teleport and fold/well/gate people in and I am quite aware you can lure off the guardians blocking the stairs. That was how we cr'd actually. I evidently will have to do so again unless I want to drag a group of 10+ for gear noone wants to wear other than situationally. The...
by torkur
Mon Feb 25, 2008 4:48 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Citadel
Replies: 11
Views: 1335

I am quite aware you can teleport and fold/well/gate people in and I am quite aware you can lure off the guardians blocking the stairs. That was how we cr'd actually. I evidently will have to do so again unless I want to drag a group of 10+ for gear noone wants to wear other than situationally. The ...
by torkur
Sat Feb 23, 2008 11:20 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Citadel
Replies: 11
Views: 1335

Citadel

Not going to bitch, but just curious....why was it upped so horribly? I just tried multi-ing and with help formed a group of 6 and spanked horribly on 6th level. Much cursing followed and the cr involved over an hour of help from Simon. The gear isn't top or second tier and is mainly used in quests....
by torkur
Wed Feb 06, 2008 2:29 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: More CM gripes
Replies: 48
Views: 3142

Jot wrists have been popular for quite a while for hp and svpar, nearly soloable, and better for a tank not pretending to do damage. Gloves I forgot about originally......go to hulbrug, MUCH nicer. Or do smoke gloves. Or wear jot gloves. er in my opinion.. 2x nightshade with a total of -4 ac.. vs 2...
by torkur
Wed Feb 06, 2008 2:22 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: More CM gripes
Replies: 48
Views: 3142

Yea, the thing is, Lyni can tank it without heals nor does she need a horse. I have logs of tanking 16 izan guards (when I wasn't weighed down by reduce/tyrant shield) and taking 0 damage per round. Of course an elven tank will wear jot invasion rings. When your mitigation is 95% and you rarely get...
by torkur
Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:45 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: More CM gripes
Replies: 48
Views: 3142

You expect an elven tank to wear jot rings over hp rings? What planet do you live on? Also unless you rolled on the brief time of godly rolls, alot of the time you've had to settle for less than maxed agility and had to go with other sources. Lyni can tank rowans well yes.....so can Acoran with 88 a...
by torkur
Tue Feb 05, 2008 12:11 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: More CM gripes
Replies: 48
Views: 3142

Randar's quest has a weapon with no proc (LAME for time versus reward), a wristband which is 1 hitroll and a few -svpet over a MUCH easier to get wristwear (LAME given the global useless rares and miniquests for randars in time versus reward), and a gay as f*ck mask which somehow gives max agility a...
by torkur
Thu Jan 24, 2008 12:05 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Latest Magma Run (Second time done since dragon changes)
Replies: 86
Views: 15061

20 people 4 items... :p If you raised the group limit in magma to 20 people, I bet that would fix the time AND make it worthwhile since the gear isn't bad statwise. Might have to raise some of the rares or make them load during boot too , I'm not as up on how rare they are as it's not done to check...
by torkur
Wed Jan 23, 2008 10:13 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Latest Magma Run (Second time done since dragon changes)
Replies: 86
Views: 15061

If you raised the group limit in magma to 20 people, I bet that would fix the time AND make it worthwhile since the gear isn't bad statwise. Might have to raise some of the rares or make them load during boot too, I'm not as up on how rare they are as it's not done to check now that I know of.
by torkur
Wed Jan 23, 2008 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Let's hear from some Florida players!
Replies: 31
Views: 2792

Re: Let's hear from some Florida players!

Pril wrote:
Raiwen wrote:I'm in Tampa, FL, and from what I know:

Alurissi/Larem is near Tallahassee.

Adriorn is in Southern Florida I think.

Who else?


Okep/Osheara are down there i belive but really florida sucks.

DC area all the way!


Jess and I live in Orlando.... and Cofen sucks WAY more than Florida sucks. :P
by torkur
Mon Jan 21, 2008 8:15 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: The khanjari conspiracy
Replies: 7
Views: 844

Wouldn't conspiracy be if they didn't fix the annoying things keeping more out of the game? :)

Thank you again for fixing the musp invasion annoyance.
by torkur
Sun Jan 20, 2008 12:30 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Moonwell, Resurrect, etc..
Replies: 41
Views: 3543

Meditate. Didn't hurt anything to have it sheesh. Res fx. There's a REASON res fx time should have remained the same. Heck the last time everyone was jumping up and down was when the bard song was added iirc. Recovering from being returned to life from death SHOULD take a while. Doesn't matter if y...
by torkur
Thu Jan 03, 2008 4:02 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Muspelheim invasion is broken.....
Replies: 6
Views: 954

I waited 35 boots (Literally) for Gor to finally quest my 2nd scorpion earring for Riwer with half of Imphras being nice and looking for me, trust me I know. I did stop checking and nearly decided to COD4 it, but Sotana dragged me and we happen to hit the 10% non-invasion musp load tonight after it ...

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