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by Tasan
Fri Jan 02, 2009 8:28 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Kiryan lays down the law
Replies: 214
Views: 10684

Re: Kiryan lays down the law

As Jake attempts to look like his favorite mudder of all time:

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by Tasan
Wed Dec 31, 2008 10:06 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: The auto makers
Replies: 108
Views: 6506

Re: The auto makers

Especially when there's no penalty for default.

Face the facts, you're a union member, you're going to be treated as such. If you don't like it, don't be in a union or make changes so you can be proud of what you "stand for".

Unions are an out-dated model, it's why they are going away.
by Tasan
Tue Dec 30, 2008 11:14 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Worst Case scenario
Replies: 223
Views: 9559

Re: Worst Case scenario

Corth what are you, 90? Who uses the word "bawdy" anyhow.
by Tasan
Mon Dec 29, 2008 4:41 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: The auto makers
Replies: 108
Views: 6506

Re: The auto makers

Can anyone explain the deflation process in a way that I, as someone who could care less _usually_ about financial/economic problems, would understand?

I was under the false assumption that inflation, like taxes, was inevitable. Deflation seems like a foreign concept...
by Tasan
Sat Dec 27, 2008 5:28 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: dreaming the future
Replies: 36
Views: 2687

Re: dreaming the future

Mitharx wrote:A very basic, but poor, way to do that is, as I suggested above, performing some sort of test.


Ever heard of Heisenberg? He had something relevant to say about your so-called "test".
by Tasan
Sat Dec 27, 2008 5:11 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Plasma vs. DLP vs. LCD
Replies: 38
Views: 1412

Re: Plasma vs. DLP vs. LCD

I don't see any problem with how free market forces are working... If they approved every single warranty claim, prices would go up as they replaced TVs for morons who dropped them. I do have a problem with the particular idiots that handled my case and you can be sure I will be thinking 2x next ti...
by Tasan
Tue Dec 23, 2008 12:40 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: The auto makers
Replies: 108
Views: 6506

Re: The auto makers

The Toyota manufacturing method has been adopted by several big name companies for a reason. Is it any wonder they can mop the floor with stupid American companies? Most of the savings come from logistics, which is quickly becoming one of the highest expenditures for most businesses these days as th...
by Tasan
Mon Dec 22, 2008 6:10 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: dreaming the future
Replies: 36
Views: 2687

Re: dreaming the future

On extremely rare occasions I have dreamed of a particular single "frame" of sight that I can recall upon seeing that sight as if it were deja vu. Believe it or not, it doesn't change the fact that it's real enough to me to entice me to believe that there's a possibility of time being a st...
by Tasan
Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:02 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Plasma vs. DLP vs. LCD
Replies: 38
Views: 1412

Re: Plasma vs. DLP vs. LCD

Burn-in is technically possible, but more than likely won't happen.
by Tasan
Sun Dec 14, 2008 1:33 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Oil and what really scares me
Replies: 214
Views: 8529

Re: Oil and what really scares me

Global demand for automotive gas is way down, thanks in part to the global economic downturn. We should be so fortunate to have the world economy 'collapse' every once in a while. (oh no, great depression, just like Iraq was Vietnam, and Obama's going to change everythi-stop exaggerating.) Sarvis W...
by Tasan
Thu Dec 11, 2008 8:37 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: New Leaders
Replies: 20
Views: 2204

Re: New Leaders

My band-aid suggestion, at this point, is to increase the power of the players... I would also think that the smaller group sizes would bring competition back between guilds. It would allow for small groups to zone together regularly and form a group identity. That is something the mud sorely needs...
by Tasan
Tue Dec 09, 2008 10:47 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Whats the best MMORPG?
Replies: 19
Views: 2293

Re: Whats the best MMORPG?

That's my line you camel-jockey.

Get out of my thread.
by Tasan
Sat Dec 06, 2008 10:23 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Why Rich People Are Rich
Replies: 9
Views: 710

Re: Why Rich People Are Rich

That's not an accurate statement, Gene. It said that 91% never received any monetary help, via family, in starting their business. I love how it says they live well below their means at 80-100k per year. Obviously, if you are building worth, you don't SPEND every dime you get. Everyone who passed 6t...
by Tasan
Sat Dec 06, 2008 10:03 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Whats the best MMORPG?
Replies: 19
Views: 2293

Re: Whats the best MMORPG?

Match.com is the best, duh.
by Tasan
Thu Dec 04, 2008 11:09 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: why poor people are poor
Replies: 173
Views: 5845

Re: why poor people are poor

None of those factors were influences in my situation, nor Ashiwi's, nor Tasan's... How about this: Do you believe that people who are poor due to substance abuse, teen pregnancy, or dropping out of school are a majority or minority of people who fall into the bottom 20% income bracket? There are o...
by Tasan
Wed Dec 03, 2008 11:24 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: 2 Month Tax vacation?
Replies: 6
Views: 429

Re: 2 Month Tax vacation?

I say we take 700 billion to Vegas and bet it all on black.

At least then we could have gotten something back.
by Tasan
Wed Dec 03, 2008 11:21 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: why poor people are poor
Replies: 173
Views: 5845

Re: why poor people are poor

Anyone in here ever actually been poor? Man.. if I wanted your life story I would have asked for it, sheesh. Oh oops, I did. I like that story, can you tell another one? I've been "poor" my entire life. I went to rich kids school because my parents worked their asses off their entire life...
by Tasan
Sun Nov 30, 2008 9:38 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: why poor people are poor
Replies: 173
Views: 5845

Re: why poor people are poor

What is with you and your "holier than thou" attitude? Seriously, how about you drop it and take things with a grain of salt. I want the system cleaned up, not eliminated entirely. There's quite a large difference. Get off your own soap box. Also, Gormal's from Oregon, so we all know what ...
by Tasan
Sun Nov 30, 2008 1:25 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: why poor people are poor
Replies: 173
Views: 5845

Re: why poor people are poor

This guy bought a compewter instead of food for his kitty. It sickens me :(

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by Tasan
Fri Nov 28, 2008 11:47 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: why poor people are poor
Replies: 173
Views: 5845

Re: why poor people are poor

Yeah, real tough to feel sorry for someone that blew their settlement money in half a year and now wants us to pity them.

Oh woe is you indeed.
by Tasan
Fri Nov 28, 2008 6:02 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Are teachers underpaid or not?
Replies: 322
Views: 12058

Re: Are teachers underpaid or not?

I didn't say you misread it, I said you saw what you chose to see. As you and anyone else is wont to do. My "bitching" is the same as everyone else.... unmitigated ranting against that which I can do nothing about. I'm not sure what the point of continuing this line of discussion is, but I...
by Tasan
Fri Nov 28, 2008 1:02 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Are teachers underpaid or not?
Replies: 322
Views: 12058

Re: Are teachers underpaid or not?

See, the thing is I'm 100% with you on this part. In your first post you mentioned nothing at all about people defrauding the system, so it's hard for me to avoid thinking you're just engaging in revision to not sound like an asshole. Of course, you then had to insult me so that parts still pretty ...
by Tasan
Thu Nov 27, 2008 11:36 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Are teachers underpaid or not?
Replies: 322
Views: 12058

Re: Are teachers underpaid or not?

More attractive? What the fuck are you smoking, man? You should share. Really. Because I don't think I've ever seen anyone living in a house with a leaky roof, eating the crappiest quality food, depending on a government check to keep the house heated, and unable to even afford basic medical care w...
by Tasan
Wed Nov 26, 2008 10:43 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Collection of thoughts on world design
Replies: 5
Views: 660

Re: Collection of thoughts on world design

"John Hanke's Law (cited by Mike Sellers)
In every aggregation of people online, there is an irreducible proportion of ... jerks (he used a different word :-) "

I think Nonox's Paradigm would be a much more suitable title.
by Tasan
Wed Nov 26, 2008 10:26 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Obama Economic Plans
Replies: 26
Views: 847

Re: Obama Economic Plans

Think about all the construction worker jokes, 1 guy to dig a hole and 5 guys standing around supervising. $13-18 an hour to hold up a sign that says "slow". $20+ an hour to be a general laborer ect ect ect... I can see the need for more work on our roads and bridges, but it should be don...
by Tasan
Wed Nov 26, 2008 10:15 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Are teachers underpaid or not?
Replies: 322
Views: 12058

Re: Are teachers underpaid or not?

All I have to say is, what in the fuck happened to personal responsibility... oh right, the government and bleeding hearts have made it obsolete by making the alternative much more attractive. Why pay taxes when you can be lazy and get free money from people who do work hard? Why not have another 3 ...
by Tasan
Thu Nov 20, 2008 10:06 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: a downturn in big government?
Replies: 12
Views: 399

Re: a downturn in big government?

Corth wrote:Ronald Reagan performed a bit of a revolution to decrease the size of government.



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FTW.
by Tasan
Thu Nov 20, 2008 10:01 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: a downturn in big government?
Replies: 12
Views: 399

Re: a downturn in big government?

WAFFLES!! BUY WAFFLES!!!!
by Tasan
Wed Nov 12, 2008 12:02 am
Forum: NHC: New Player Help
Topic: A Noob. Again.
Replies: 6
Views: 5201

Re: A Noob. Again.

Xyd! My elven mentor! WB :)

You'll never see me, but good luck!

!!x
by Tasan
Tue Nov 11, 2008 2:21 am
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Restat calculator
Replies: 0
Views: 1079

Restat calculator

I called the alias statcheck: { #var start %1 #var end %2 #var loops %eval( @end - @start) #var totalstat 0 #Until (@loops = 0) { #math interval %eval( @end -%eval( @loops - 1)) #math totalstat (@totalstat + %eval( 1+((@interval - 55)/10) - %if( (%mod( @interval - 55, 10)) = 0, 0, 1/%mod( @interval ...
by Tasan
Fri Oct 24, 2008 11:50 pm
Forum: T2 Areas Discussion Archive
Topic: RE: Lich proc
Replies: 2
Views: 595

RE: Lich proc

I think it's about time you guys got away from the inherently ridiculous setbit to -5 hitpoints proc and changed it to be something more "toril 2.0"-ish. Make it a constitution-based save and then make it do moblevel damage +- 20 to con for a duration based on moblevel. 60th level Paracs =...
by Tasan
Fri Oct 24, 2008 11:43 pm
Forum: T2 Areas Discussion Archive
Topic: Scorps
Replies: 6
Views: 829

Re: Scorps

Why mess around with a classic zone anymore than necessary due to code changes?

Seriously, they already screwed up Jot Invasion this way.

If you want to change zones, stick to the newer "messed up when they came in" zones!

!!x
by Tasan
Fri Oct 24, 2008 11:34 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: RP Zones Leading, Revisited V -Part One
Replies: 12
Views: 2175

Re: RP Zones Leading, Revisited V -Part One

I blame people like Lilira, Ashiwi and Sotana. They have obviously dropped the ball when it comes to providing ample opportunities for RP outside of RPQ-related events.

For shame, ladies.
by Tasan
Sat Sep 06, 2008 10:24 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Screen Caps for Promo Package
Replies: 7
Views: 1041

Re: Screen Caps for Promo Package

Hrm, I came across some logs I have stashed away apparently...

Not sure if they are what you are looking for though!
by Tasan
Thu Aug 14, 2008 10:15 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: @thanuk
Replies: 10
Views: 1156

Re: @thanuk

With the amount of pills he's taken in his life, no one would have had to go to Canada for cheaper medicine had he sat out a few games. :(
by Tasan
Wed Jul 23, 2008 11:13 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: No E3 thread?
Replies: 95
Views: 9488

Re: No E3 thread?

It's just difficult to be an optimist about this industry for me, these days. It's just difficult for me to be an optimist about Toril these days. </troll> straight to digital download too, like GT:Prologue, and Warhawk, for $40, which is great if you've got the space on your drive to accomodate it...
by Tasan
Wed Jul 23, 2008 2:52 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Tinkers bag
Replies: 11
Views: 1655

Re: Tinkers bag

Containers when held are most likely supposed to be statless, much like other wearable items that you can also hold.
by Tasan
Tue Jul 22, 2008 9:42 pm
Forum: T2 Areas Discussion Archive
Topic: Top Tier HITTER Gear
Replies: 20
Views: 3878

Re: Top Tier HITTER Gear

Infernos armor doesn't make the cut? weak!
by Tasan
Tue Jul 22, 2008 9:34 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Road to Hell
Replies: 12
Views: 1190

Re: Road to Hell

No they can't; I'm going :)
by Tasan
Mon Jul 21, 2008 9:16 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: AREAS: badly linked roads
Replies: 2
Views: 452

Re: AREAS: badly linked roads

We were told that the Tiamat room issue isn't an issue and is by design.

!!x
by Tasan
Mon Jul 21, 2008 3:34 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Screen Caps for Promo Package
Replies: 7
Views: 1041

Re: Screen Caps for Promo Package

Most of my logs are of OOC or other things that wouldn't be very interesting :(

!!x
by Tasan
Mon Jul 21, 2008 3:32 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Ashstone swords quest
Replies: 29
Views: 3275

Re: Ashstone swords quest

I just don't get how you make these things burnable... freaking weak.

FT: 1 freakin' sword
by Tasan
Mon Jul 21, 2008 12:58 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Sad News: Cardolan/Garal/Kossuth/etc.
Replies: 47
Views: 6682

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

My first memories of Jason were with Essete and him as a lil' guy here. Essete was watching a movie one night while we were grouped and apparently there was a bear in the movie that was going to be killed, but it could talk and it said, "NO! Bear want to live!"... so from then on Essete wo...
by Tasan
Sat Apr 12, 2008 4:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: MMOs
Replies: 30
Views: 7671

Can I play as Richard Dean Anderson? Otherwise I fail to see the relevance of this MMO.

Maybe they'll have a "egyptian serf" class. I could excel at drinking beer and building pyramids.
by Tasan
Sat Apr 12, 2008 4:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: I for one, would like to welcome our new Kiaransalee
Replies: 15
Views: 5534

I still think your 3000th post disappearing is > this.

I mean really... that's just a teabagging and a half.
by Tasan
Fri Apr 11, 2008 10:50 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Toril 2.0: Q&A
Replies: 352
Views: 90087

Thirded. And corth i believe the basic stance is that since Eil doesn't have access to recode the whole mud in one foul swoop as was Shev's plan he's doing it in pieces that he does have access to/is able to code. (correct me if i'm wrong Eil that's how i read it.) I didn't think Eli knew how to co...
by Tasan
Fri Apr 11, 2008 10:42 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Editing - Be Patient
Replies: 33
Views: 2811

I fully endorse this product or slogan.
by Tasan
Fri Apr 11, 2008 10:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Anonymous sexuality - needed for one of my classes
Replies: 21
Views: 6677

There's no transsexual option, either. You can't have a MUD sexuality survey and leave out all the human female rogues in the game. Yeah, human female rogues :) And Birile, I have a little bard, what does that say about me? Read this far too fast and thought I saw "I have a little bard in me&q...
by Tasan
Fri Apr 11, 2008 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: General Comfort
Replies: 22
Views: 6163

Yeah I'll never forget my friend's story about his friend and the bar they were in in Thailand. His friend had said at one point that he was so drunk he didn't care if they were guys.
by Tasan
Fri Apr 11, 2008 9:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Lets resurrect old epic threads from the archives!
Replies: 77
Views: 14031

Most hilarity per post of any thread:

http://www.torilmud.org/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=18166

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