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Forum: Off Topic   04-09-10, 05:37 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 12,693
Posted By cafel
Dude, the internet is very serious business. ...

Dude, the internet is very serious business.

Also while smoking anything is going to damage your mouth, throat and lungs, even if you don't just have an edible or vaporize it the effects aren't as...
Forum: Off Topic   04-06-10, 10:01 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 12,693
Posted By cafel
Well full legalization and regulation seem to be...

Well full legalization and regulation seem to be a possibility in California. A measure to legalize got enough signatures to go on to a state wide vote and polls suggest a bit over half the...
Forum: General 40k   03-30-10, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
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Views: 862
Posted By cafel
It's a balance thing. Sure some units can...

It's a balance thing. Sure some units can penetrate it, but only a tiny amount of them and would make those armor 15 units overpowered.
Forum: Off Topic   03-30-10, 05:51 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,737
Posted By cafel
Significant is usually set at a 95%...

Significant is usually set at a 95% likelihood that the data point in question is not random. It can be set higher or lower depending on your tolerance for false positives. (I know I screwed that...
Forum: Video Games & Software   03-26-10, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By cafel
I'd add mine, but then people would hate me for...

I'd add mine, but then people would hate me for being the OMA Pro piper and Tac-Knifer that I am.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-25-10, 05:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 19,670
Posted By cafel
While there are many loyal chapters that lack any...

While there are many loyal chapters that lack any compassion what so ever and are pretty much completely inhuman the Ultramarines have never been one of them. And I think that's the way it should be....
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-24-10, 11:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 19,670
Posted By cafel
Ah, that makes much more sense. Which novel or...

Ah, that makes much more sense. Which novel or story is this from, by the way? It sounds interesting.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-24-10, 08:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 19,670
Posted By cafel
This must be in a novel or short story I missed,...

This must be in a novel or short story I missed, because I completely don't remember this. It suprises me since Abnett put Eisenhorn, who I think is a better fighter then Gaunt, up against a single...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-24-10, 04:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 19,670
Posted By cafel
Anything with Ciaphus Cain, towering over Ventris...

Anything with Ciaphus Cain, towering over Ventris by not only doing things on a larger scale, but practically single handed, though I don't hold it against him. Anything involving Mkoll and Mkvenner...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-24-10, 12:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 19,670
Posted By cafel
Eh I like him well enough. I don't think his...

Eh I like him well enough. I don't think his deeds are over the top or unbelievable when compared to the vast majority of Black Library books. Really when compared with other series Ventris's...
Forum: 40k Tactics   03-23-10, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,804
Posted By cafel
Well Leman Russes, Demolishers and Basalisks are...

Well Leman Russes, Demolishers and Basalisks are all pretty potent against almost all aspects of the 'Nid's. Plasma is very effective against the bigger creatures and flamers against the smaller...
Forum: Roleplay Games   03-21-10, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,045
Posted By cafel
I played a campaign using 3.5 and about half of a...

I played a campaign using 3.5 and about half of a campaign of 4th, but it was with different DM's with very different styles, so I can't compare them as a player very well. That said, I prefer 4th. ...
Forum: Video Games & Software   03-21-10, 05:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By cafel
Eh, I liked it up to hour 5, felt the way you do...

Eh, I liked it up to hour 5, felt the way you do up until hour 15 and now at hour 20 I'm loving it. The combat system flows nicely, the level up system beats the tar out of FF12 and the story is...
Forum: 40k Tactics   03-12-10, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,939
Posted By cafel
Well I don't see how it can be 400 points even...

Well I don't see how it can be 400 points even with both upgrades. I won't get into point totals because I don't want GW shutting down the site, but even at the largest unit size you're no where...
Forum: 40k Tactics   03-12-10, 05:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,732
Posted By cafel
Really the only unit I can see being a problem is...

Really the only unit I can see being a problem is the LR and terminators, simply because the librarian keeps your zoanthropes from just popping it. But really, hitting the bikes with some...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-11-10, 08:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,137
Posted By cafel
1: As it stands now, no they can't deepstrike. ...

1: As it stands now, no they can't deepstrike. I hope that gets resolved in the FAQ, because I think it's an issue of poor wording as opposed to intent. Unless they wanted winged synapse units to...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   03-10-10, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,760
Posted By cafel
Yep, you're right, don't know how I managed to...

Yep, you're right, don't know how I managed to miss that paragraph in the dozens of times I've read the rulebook trying to avoid something like this happening. Well I take comfort in the fact that...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   03-09-10, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,760
Posted By cafel
Well 6 Warriors with 3 wounds each means that 5...

Well 6 Warriors with 3 wounds each means that 5 wounds would leave 5 warriors with 2 wounds and 1 with 3. Really the amount of punishment they took wouldn't have severely damaged a unit of warriors...
Forum: 40k Tactics   03-09-10, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By cafel
Hmm... I could have sworn from my other read...

Hmm... I could have sworn from my other read throughs that it was S3. Well that definetly changes things.
Forum: 40k Tactics   03-09-10, 02:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By cafel
Shouldn't that be more like 60x1/2x1/3 (S3 wounds...

Shouldn't that be more like 60x1/2x1/3 (S3 wounds on a 5+ against terminators)x1/6= 1.6 dead Terminators.

Termagaunts for same point cost: 40x1/2x1/2x1/6= 1.6 dead Terminators. So really there...
Forum: Off Topic   03-09-10, 01:59 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,737
Posted By cafel
I assumed he was talking about the energy it...

I assumed he was talking about the energy it would require to craft materials that actually allowed you to reach the sun instead of melting before you actually reached it.
Forum: Off Topic   03-08-10, 01:33 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,737
Posted By cafel
Yeah, pretty much. Everything from biofuels to...

Yeah, pretty much. Everything from biofuels to wind to solar to tidal power. There is no single type of energy that can fufill our demand even right now, in the fossil fuel era. Of course there are...
Forum: Off Topic   03-06-10, 09:11 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,737
Posted By cafel
God, we were 15-20 years away from fusion power...

God, we were 15-20 years away from fusion power starting from the 60's and continuing to this very day. I'm sure some day we'll crack it, but we need more immediate and practical solutions.
Forum: Video Games & Software   03-06-10, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,417
Posted By cafel
Probably the Steam or Relic forumns would be...

Probably the Steam or Relic forumns would be better then here, but I'll give it a shot. First things first, you exceed the system requirments right?
Forum: 40k Tactics   03-01-10, 09:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,865
Posted By cafel
Quite possibly, but the warning is still...

Quite possibly, but the warning is still basically the same. His MC hunter would be vunerable to anything that wasn't a low I, single multi wound target. Whether it's due to the death of his...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   03-01-10, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,760
Posted By cafel
Tyranid vs. Chaos Space Marines 1000pts

This was my first game with the new 'nids (I've been very busy since release) and I'm writing this mostly to express my feelings about them. It isn't the list I would have liked to go into the game...
Forum: 40k Tactics   03-01-10, 12:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,865
Posted By cafel
The only thing you have to make sure to do is...

The only thing you have to make sure to do is avoid the "little bugs". If your opponents smart you'll find your lords in a 20 gaunt tarpit if you don't manage them carefully. Watch for genestealers...
Forum: Off Topic   02-28-10, 06:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,474
Posted By cafel
You can call the fact that it ended in a military...

You can call the fact that it ended in a military victory as due to in part to French troops as they helped trap Cornwallis at Yorktown, but without them the war was already in a stalemate that would...
Forum: Off Topic   02-26-10, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,626
Posted By cafel
If this is was just my word against yours I'd bow...

If this is was just my word against yours I'd bow out, but I've read very little in way of complaining about this, yours being pretty much the first one.

Even if I am wrong, which is a distinct...
Forum: Off Topic   02-25-10, 09:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,626
Posted By cafel
Bah, why go back to the Moon before hitting Mars?...

Bah, why go back to the Moon before hitting Mars? That budget is intend to go to researching tech to get men on Mars more quickly and I think it's the right call. I completely agree with the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-25-10, 05:11 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,647
Posted By cafel
Really the book or story I would love to see, but...

Really the book or story I would love to see, but never will regards a throw away piece of fluff in the 5th edition handbook. The Blade Infinity is said to have a warp trip of 20,000 years, from...
Forum: Off Topic   02-24-10, 10:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,474
Posted By cafel
Hmmm... I've heard of this hemisphere referred to...

Hmmm... I've heard of this hemisphere referred to as the America's, but I've never run across the notion that all those from it are Americans. Yanks doesn't really fit, since it really only applies...
Forum: Off Topic   02-24-10, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By cafel
I had Irn Bru when a Scot friend dragged me to...

I had Irn Bru when a Scot friend dragged me to the local Highland games. I just recently tried Cheerwine and will be definetly having more of that. I know about Jones, and while I don't dislike...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-24-10, 08:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,590
Posted By cafel
The lore and backround of the 40K universe. Odds...

The lore and backround of the 40K universe. Odds are, if it's not about gameplay or modeling, then it's fluff.
Forum: Off Topic   02-24-10, 08:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,474
Posted By cafel
I hope I can talk about this reasonbly with out...

I hope I can talk about this reasonbly with out turning into a nationalist fuckhead (not pointing any fingers). The fate of the Native American's is a tragedy and a weight that every American (and...
Forum: Off Topic   02-24-10, 07:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,626
Posted By cafel
Hmmmm.... My reasoning falls very much in line...

Hmmmm.... My reasoning falls very much in line with Daneel2.0 on this, though I'm not going to bump him down all the way to a D+. Rather I'd give him a C- (I know, worlds apart:grin:), mostly...
Forum: Off Topic   02-23-10, 09:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,474
Posted By cafel
I have to say that any idea that America would...

I have to say that any idea that America would get involved in a possible conflict is unlikely. Obama has alienated his left base by escalating the war in Afghanistan, and they would look negatively...
Forum: Off Topic   02-19-10, 06:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By cafel
Local Soft Drinks

So I found a candy shop that sells locally brewed and less traditional soda and found that I have a taste for them. I've begun to exhaust the myraid of choices that they have in stock and now I'm...
Forum: Video Games & Software   02-19-10, 06:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 402
Posted By cafel
SC2 Closed Beta Live

So it seems after over a decade of waiting we will be seeing Starcraft 2 withing the year (based on the average six months or so of beta revision Blizzard does). Really when I think about how I've...
Forum: 40k Tactics   02-06-10, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,326
Posted By cafel
I've found a decent counter to focus fire on the...

I've found a decent counter to focus fire on the tervigon. I take 30-40 termagaunts and form them into long screening lines for a group of cc warriors. These warriors offer a heavier cc counter...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-06-10, 11:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,090
Posted By cafel
I think too many people are treating the emperor...

I think too many people are treating the emperor as he's still a living being. He's more just a massive psychic force then a conscious mind. That blazing life force keeps the webway closed and...
Forum: General 40k   02-05-10, 02:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,813
Posted By cafel
Really one can only come to the conclusion that...

Really one can only come to the conclusion that the tyranofex isn't that great. For it's point cost there isn't a unit in the new codex which doesn't do a comparable or better job for cheaper.
Forum: Off Topic   01-20-10, 04:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,934
Posted By cafel
The only thing, lawrence is that a majority of...

The only thing, lawrence is that a majority of the Haitians did and continue work on recovery with only their bare hands. As to those that say they're still waiting for aid, it mainly has to do with...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-19-10, 12:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,222
Posted By cafel
Yeah, all in all this is a really sloppy codex...

Yeah, all in all this is a really sloppy codex release in regards to wording. Looks like we can expect another Space Wolves sized FAQ.

Edit: Forgot to include my actual substansive comment. On...
Forum: Off Topic   01-19-10, 12:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,934
Posted By cafel
This just seems to be indicitive of a lack of...

This just seems to be indicitive of a lack of historical knowledge. Not all countries get a "chance", the difference between the American Revolution and Haitians overthrowing the French and the...
Forum: Off Topic   01-16-10, 10:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,934
Posted By cafel
Since my last post I've seen some of the pictures...

Since my last post I've seen some of the pictures coming out of Haiti and I think any conerns about internation aid reciprocity (which we benefit from just through having less poor, angry masses) ...
Forum: Off Topic   01-16-10, 02:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,934
Posted By cafel
While I certainly understand your concerns I...

While I certainly understand your concerns I should point out that you and I are a a fair bit safer then the Haitians, mostly due to our strict building codes. When the big one hits it'll certainly...
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-15-10, 02:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By cafel
I don't know, I think the last editions tradition...

I don't know, I think the last editions tradition of bone cheap basic gaunts being best still holds true. Bad armor save, combined with the lack of any kind of power weapon option and fearless really...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-08-10, 12:12 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 27,190
Posted By cafel
Taking a look at this codex I'm just liking the...

Taking a look at this codex I'm just liking the possible mobility of it. Just thinking about Trygons and spore pods makes me tingle. I generally have good reserve rolls and might add a Lictor to...
Forum: Off Topic   01-07-10, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,303
Posted By cafel
Actually I believe that US has a military...

Actually I believe that US has a military protection treaty with Iceland, so you would have a bit of a problem simply invading. Though I guess we are spread a bit thin, it'd be worth it to burn down...
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