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by shalath
Tue Aug 26, 2008 7:17 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Stupid Stocks
Replies: 59
Views: 2118

Re: Stupid Stocks

I've just told you that heart surgery is performed "by removing the old heart and putting in the new one." And Sarvis, bear in mind that even this is misleading - he's described a specific type of heart surgery (a transplant), and not all heart surgeries in general. Such is the nature of ...
by shalath
Sun Aug 17, 2008 11:56 am
Forum: T2 Areas Discussion Archive
Topic: Max stat items equal to 1
Replies: 5
Views: 867

Re: Max stat items equal to 1

Gormal wrote:Why are your posts
so oddly formatted and
difficult to understand?

It is clear
Communication in Haiku
That is all
by shalath
Sun Aug 03, 2008 6:55 am
Forum: Logs
Topic: The TRUTH comes out!
Replies: 8
Views: 1288

Re: The TRUTH comes out!

Wow, that's one hell of an overreaction. Nilan, there are hundreds of funny logs like this posted on the board. The game sometimes comes up with scenarios that, taken out of context, can make people laugh. Don't take it so personally!
by shalath
Tue Jul 29, 2008 8:38 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Got Cognitive Ability?
Replies: 16
Views: 1491

Re: Got Cognitive Ability?

Get her to give me my answers! PM them on here or something...
by shalath
Thu Jul 24, 2008 7:10 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Stupid Stocks
Replies: 59
Views: 2118

Re: Stupid Stocks

Stocks and shares are a long term investment. Put the certificate away somewhere and forget about it for the next ten years. Then cash in and be rich. Sod's law says that the moment you buy a stock, the value will drop. Especially during an economic downturn. But over the long term, stocks and share...
by shalath
Wed Jul 23, 2008 9:13 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Tinkers bag
Replies: 11
Views: 1369

Re: Tinkers bag

Klandal wrote:So what you're saying is... The situation has been handled...


...which reminds me of a certain god-damn slippery mage...

*sigh*
by shalath
Sun Jul 20, 2008 8:43 pm
Forum: T2 Announcements Archive
Topic: Beer for Everyone!!
Replies: 12
Views: 5296

Re: Beer for Everyone!!

by shalath
Wed Jul 16, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Sad News: Cardolan/Garal/Kossuth/etc.
Replies: 47
Views: 5466

Re: Sad News: Cardolan/Garal/Kossuth/etc.

He will be sadly missed :-| My sincere condolences, he will be in my prayers.
by shalath
Mon Jul 14, 2008 10:23 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Shev? Shar?
Replies: 42
Views: 2681

Re: Shev? Shar?

Pril wrote:Seriously Jake back off I asked Shev a simple question. If i wanted you to be a jackass I would of asked you for YOUR input.

No no no, you would *have* asked for his input. Just because Jake is pulling a unicorn doesn't mean it's OK to make mistakes.
by shalath
Mon Jul 14, 2008 10:20 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Evilrace/Goodrace
Replies: 62
Views: 5155

Re: Evilrace/Goodrace

A lich is not a lich. E.g. a dragon that becomes a lich is a dracolich, and a yuan-ti that becomes lich still can't wear earrings. You don't grow ears just because you lich. No, but you can fashion your own and spend 1000 years enchanting them to become a part of your undead skeletal corporeal exis...
by shalath
Sun Jul 13, 2008 5:42 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: My first time in BC - Successful CR!
Replies: 2
Views: 706

Re: My first time in BC - Successful CR!

Nicely done, Timok :-)
by shalath
Tue Jul 08, 2008 9:15 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Baby Let's Cruise... Away, From Heeeere
Replies: 143
Views: 8028

Re: Baby Let's Cruise... Away, From Heeeere

kiryan wrote:get scuba certified kelly. I think its pretty cheap, < $200.

Laurel might get pregnant again and I don't want to scuba alone.

Show some restraint and she might not! Simply decide which is the most important 'S' for you... :-)
by shalath
Thu Jul 03, 2008 9:36 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Tiamat July5th 12pm Eastern Time!
Replies: 58
Views: 12812

Re: Tiamat July5th 12pm Eastern Time!

Dammit, I am going to have to work until late on Saturday.

Please remove my name from the list :-(

-simon
by shalath
Thu Jul 03, 2008 9:56 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Assassinate does not break Invis spell?
Replies: 3
Views: 425

Re: Assassinate does not break Invis spell?

Assassinate does not make you enter combat, so invis does not drop. If you fail the assass and enter combat, it does. The behaviour is fine as is - there are very few places it can really be abusde (partly because every mob and their dog can di anyway, welcome to escalation).
by shalath
Mon Jun 30, 2008 12:45 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: New Tel'Arato Challenge - Limericks! (NSFW)
Replies: 11
Views: 5285

Re: New Tel'Arato Challenge - Limericks!

A teleport beacon named "Corth"
had the poetic skills of a Dwarf.
Folk would say, "my good man,
your rhymes do not scan!"
Which was true, he would make the last line as long as he wanted as long as it made a sound ending in "orth".
by shalath
Mon Jun 30, 2008 12:41 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: New Tel'Arato Challenge - Limericks! (NSFW)
Replies: 11
Views: 5285

Re: New Tel'Arato Challenge - Limericks!

Of Gormal the Warrior they say
that he muds non-stop: night and day!
But say the word "goat"
and he'll stop and take note,
and do anything rather than "play"...
by shalath
Mon Jun 30, 2008 12:34 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Wipe?
Replies: 70
Views: 16014

Re: Wipe?

The proof is common sense....the dyeing pbase, lack of noobs, and the enormous benefits a pwipe offers compared to keeping the 20 afking vets that are here now... I sincerely doubt that implementing pwipe would bring a significant number of new players to this mud (or not wiping would prevent them ...
by shalath
Sat Jun 21, 2008 11:23 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Serious Network/Lag Issues
Replies: 71
Views: 4614

Re: Serious Network/Lag Issues

Servers run many routing and firewall functions and routers aren't really that much different from servers anyway. Far be it from me to ever respond to a Teflor-owned thread, but someone might read this and still be learning about computers. Xkcd said it best, "This is IMPORTANT! Someone is WR...
by shalath
Thu Jun 19, 2008 10:07 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Tiamat July5th 12pm Eastern Time!
Replies: 58
Views: 12812

Re: Tiamat July5th 12pm Eastern Time!

Dammit folks, the guy is leading, let him do as he pleases. If you don't like the leader's ideas, don't follow.

I for one think Nerox has done well to state up front what he is doing, and choose to go along (although how I'm going to get Eki to change into a Ranger I don't know!)
by shalath
Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:00 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Baby Let's Cruise... Away, From Heeeere
Replies: 143
Views: 8028

Re: Baby Let's Cruise... Away, From Heeeere

Alta wrote:What if I go to Ross and get it for really cheap? I'll even take your mom and she can get us the Senior discount at Ross as long as I go on a Tuesday.

I had no idea either that Ross was really cheap or that he does senior discounts on Tuesday's (although I'll trust to Mike's mom's experience).
by shalath
Wed Jun 18, 2008 10:06 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Killjoy Cooking With the Dungeons & Dragons Crowd
Replies: 1
Views: 122

Killjoy Cooking With the Dungeons & Dragons Crowd

Cookbooks are a lot like Dungeons & Dragons and other role-playing games. They contain seemingly rigid rules that, in practice, require a certain amount of adaptation for your own tastes. So how come cooking gets its own TV channel and role-playing games don't even get a show on G4? Maybe the po...
by shalath
Wed May 28, 2008 7:02 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Toril 2.0: Status Update
Replies: 16
Views: 12669

Re: Toril 2.0: Status Update

A silly marketing comment. Edit your post such that the "what's done" looks longer than the "what remains to be done", and not the way it is now. Your "what's done" list actually is longer. It just doesn't look it, for two reasons. 1. Your formatting on "what remai...
by shalath
Mon May 26, 2008 9:34 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: Corth's Banning: The Log
Replies: 5
Views: 977

Re: Corth's Banning: The Log

Teyaha is wrong. That is all.
by shalath
Mon May 26, 2008 9:32 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Serious Network/Lag Issues
Replies: 71
Views: 4614

Re: Serious Network/Lag Issues

Targsk is right. Teflor is wrong. That is all.
by shalath
Sat May 24, 2008 8:35 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Democrat walking away from her house...
Replies: 42
Views: 1340

Re: Democrat walking away from her house...

Bear in mind that, when a bank loans money on a house, they value that house. They make a decision, saying "This house is worth X to us as a bank. If the guy can't pay, we'll have got the house for X". When property prices go down, the bank might lose out. They are taking the same risk as ...
by shalath
Sat May 24, 2008 8:25 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: gas stimulus package?
Replies: 146
Views: 5387

Re: gas stimulus package?

Here in the UK, in the last year the average price of Petrol (what you call Gasoline) has gone up from 90p per litre ($6.80 US per Gallon) to £1.15 per litre ($8.70 US per gallon), and diesel has gone from 95p per litre ($7.20 US per Gallon) to £1.35 per litre ($10.22 US per Gallon). The effect on a...
by shalath
Fri May 23, 2008 12:10 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Democrat walking away from her house...
Replies: 42
Views: 1340

Re: Democrat walking away from her house...

Walking away from a non-recourse mortgage that your underwater on isn't good behavior or bad behavior. Nor is it criminal behavior. There is no moral element to it. Its smart behavior. Its only central planning socialist types who think that the economy can be managed. In reality, the economy is si...
by shalath
Fri May 02, 2008 7:18 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Art appreciation and discussion
Replies: 18
Views: 712

Re: Art appreciation and discussion

One of my favourite paintings of all time. I've spent literally hours at the national gallery sitting in front of this painting (and many others - it's one of my favourite places in London):

Image
by shalath
Fri May 02, 2008 6:56 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: An Inconvenient Truth
Replies: 133
Views: 4966

Re: An Inconvenient Truth

That is one of the dumbest things I've ever read. Yes, one might choose to be a doctor and work as a volunteer in Africa or something. The difference is you can't call that successful. The volunteer doc in Africa doesn't make any money. He also doesn't have to deal with administrative issues or oth...
by shalath
Thu May 01, 2008 5:43 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: Never gets old
Replies: 1
Views: 711

Re: Never gets old

And you are currently praying for the following spells: 4 seconds: ( 7th) full heal You can pray for no more spells. < 586h/859H 128v/128V > < P: sit > A duergar raider skulks north. A duergar raider skulks north. A duergar raider skulks north. A duergar raider skulks north. A duergar raider skulks ...
by shalath
Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:43 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: safe for work picture
Replies: 42
Views: 1909

Re: safe for work picture

Dalar wrote:btw the op was in very bad taste. the image is just plain fucked up.

This I strongly agree with. Seriously, I'd like to see that first image removed if anything.

(Posted while working in Pretoria, South Africa. This really isn't a laughing matter.)
by shalath
Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:37 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: The Ant and the Grasshopper
Replies: 82
Views: 2941

Re: The Ant and the Grasshopper

The best way to build a civilization is with most of the populace facing starvation! Are you quoting from THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF OLIGARCHICAL COLLECTIVISM by Emmanuel Goldstein? Since I've been asked by a number of people what this is about (and by the way all of you could jfgi ), this was the ...
by shalath
Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:33 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: advertisement
Replies: 27
Views: 1198

Re: advertisement

Isn't there a rule about making money off the forgotten realms name? I thought that TSR would come down hard on anyone doing that. Perhaps that's why it makes sense not to collect until there is a well defined plan and it can be shown that the money isn't going in as "profit" for those run...
by shalath
Mon Apr 28, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Fixing anytime soon?
Replies: 15
Views: 566

Re: Fixing anytime soon?

Res'd: int 60 mem time for e f e 38 int 68 mem time for e f e 42 INT 76 mem time for e f e 52 int 92 mem time for e f e 124 int 92 mem time for e f e 11 (out of fx) That's exactly what I said it would do. As an added bonus, I got cofen to kill one of his characters. That earns points, right?
by shalath
Mon Apr 28, 2008 8:09 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Fixing anytime soon?
Replies: 15
Views: 566

Re: Fixing anytime soon?

your mem times decrease until the last tick and then jump up all of a sudden for that last tick. This is incorrect. Mem times get longer and longer as you get out of res fx. Go and die then reprioritise a spell over and over, you'll see it get longer and longer until you get out of FX and then it'l...
by shalath
Mon Apr 28, 2008 6:26 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Fixing anytime soon?
Replies: 15
Views: 566

Re: Fixing anytime soon?

your mem times decrease until the last tick and then jump up all of a sudden for that last tick. This is incorrect. Mem times get longer and longer as you get out of res fx. Go and die then reprioritise a spell over and over, you'll see it get longer and longer until you get out of FX and then it'l...
by shalath
Mon Apr 28, 2008 5:47 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Fixing anytime soon?
Replies: 15
Views: 566

Re: Fixing anytime soon?

Gormal that's not the issue. The issue is the tick before you are out of res fx you get HORRID mem times. So if you mem right after fx your mem times are actually better than if you try to mem when you are almost out. Sorry, but isn't that better for players than the other way around? After all, if...
by shalath
Mon Apr 28, 2008 5:38 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: Nerdrage.
Replies: 27
Views: 2595

Re: Nerdrage.

Would you believe that this isn't the first time someone threatened to hurt me in a game? Here's the WoW thread I posted about the guy who threatened to bring the Hell's Angels to my house and break me in half. (Scroll down to post #70 for the summary of the entire thread.) OMG Gormy, hadn't you be...
by shalath
Mon Apr 28, 2008 4:50 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: Nerdrage.
Replies: 27
Views: 2595

Re: Nerdrage.

For what it's worth, the spectre jokes are about the only thing that made last night's Magma run bearable. I call that a valid contribution to society.
by shalath
Mon Apr 28, 2008 7:00 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: The Ant and the Grasshopper
Replies: 82
Views: 2941

Re: The Ant and the Grasshopper

Sarvis wrote:The best way to build a civilization is with most of the populace facing starvation!

Are you quoting from THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF OLIGARCHICAL COLLECTIVISM by Emmanuel Goldstein?
by shalath
Fri Apr 25, 2008 3:44 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Average Joes ITT
Replies: 10
Views: 725

Re: Average Joes ITT

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Image
by shalath
Sat Apr 19, 2008 7:48 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Vortex Cloak
Replies: 40
Views: 2793

Re: Vortex Cloak

The thing with mirror images is that its a class-only spell being given to others on top of the buffs that they are getting. Making the vortex cloak displace every 24 minutes would be reasonable too I think. Actually I really like Mirror Image as the proc for this cloak, because of what the Vortex ...
by shalath
Fri Apr 18, 2008 1:15 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Vortex Cloak
Replies: 40
Views: 2793

Re: Vortex Cloak

I think making it 1/week is a great idea. The cloak has good enough stats that folk will want to wear it all the time, so it will charge. The proc should exist as a life saver if things go wrong.

Note: this isn't Tiamat EQ :-)
by shalath
Wed Apr 16, 2008 11:10 am
Forum: T2 Announcements Archive
Topic: *******Guidelines for using this BBS*******
Replies: 10
Views: 7845

Re: *******Guidelines for using this BBS*******

Thanks for the Mori. I read that without looking first at the date.

These guidelines are not enforced :-|
by shalath
Mon Apr 14, 2008 2:03 pm
Forum: T2 Announcements Archive
Topic: Upgrade to PHPBB3
Replies: 26
Views: 6277

Re: Upgrade to PHPBB3

The 'subsilver' style is still available. You can change to it in your preferences. I can't use the black background setting either. Very cool, the world is right again, many thanks. Edit: how odd, quotes aren't working. Although on this board that may be a good thing... Edit: You had "disable...
by shalath
Mon Apr 14, 2008 12:10 pm
Forum: T2 Announcements Archive
Topic: Upgrade to PHPBB3
Replies: 26
Views: 6277

Re: Upgrade to PHPBB3

Could we please have at least one style which is black on white instead of white on black? Not fussy about it, just a white background like I had before :-)
by shalath
Sat Apr 12, 2008 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: We need BBS rules clarification
Replies: 59
Views: 10830

Iduna wrote:BRING BACK THE TITTIES!


Cool.
by shalath
Sat Apr 12, 2008 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: We need BBS rules clarification
Replies: 59
Views: 10830

If anyone is curious, here's a link to the thread I posted... I changed the first image from "Happy 3000 posts" to "Its friday" and stuck it on my wow guild forum. They're a bit less Puritan there.... http://forum.paradoxhorde.net/index.php?topic=653.0 Wow. This got deleted? Lik...
by shalath
Fri Apr 11, 2008 7:01 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Editing - Be Patient
Replies: 33
Views: 2218

Waiting patiently for the edit!

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