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Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-23-13, 09:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,675
Posted By Galahad
I'm with bitsy. That article was hilarious and...

I'm with bitsy. That article was hilarious and obviously intended as satire.

I love how quickly my fellow geeks utterly lose their shit the moment they think someone's having a go at them or gets...
Forum: Television and Movies   07-22-13, 09:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,065
Posted By Galahad
Which is slightly less ridiculous than them...

Which is slightly less ridiculous than them actually being the dinosaurs (though they imply that they were dinosaurs later by mentioning the preposterous two-brain theory), but still stupid.

It...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-21-13, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,677
Posted By Galahad
What I usually do is cut out patches, rough up...

What I usually do is cut out patches, rough up and whittle down the edges with a knife, then 'rivet' them by drilling and then plugging the holes with bits of thin styrene rod.

Simple bulletholes...
Forum: Television and Movies   07-21-13, 08:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,065
Posted By Galahad
I get the whole 'willing suspension of disbelief'...

I get the whole 'willing suspension of disbelief' concept, but there are limits. It has to at least be plausible.
I can accept that we can make dozens of 250ft giant stompy robots in only a few...
Forum: Television and Movies   07-21-13, 05:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,065
Posted By Galahad
So...it took them 165 MILLION years to figure out...

So...it took them 165 MILLION years to figure out the planet wasn't good enough?
Hell, if all it took was some industrial pollution then they could have done it themselves in that time.
...
Forum: Television and Movies   07-20-13, 08:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,065
Posted By Galahad
Yeah, except they said they were here when the...

Yeah, except they said they were here when the dinosaurs were...which is well within the fossil record.
I'm a little unclear as to whether they were supposed to be the dinosaurs, or if they were...
Forum: Television and Movies   07-20-13, 12:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,065
Posted By Galahad
Also, my brother and I had an amusing...

Also, my brother and I had an amusing conversation afterwards. We figured with as close as we are we;d make awesome Jaeger pilots...if they could make us a cool enough mech.

Almost immediately we...
Forum: Heresy Staff Focus   07-19-13, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,259
Posted By Galahad
That thing already looks orky and neat. Shouldn't...

That thing already looks orky and neat. Shouldn't be hard to convert. You should consider the Megadredd rules from one of the IA books I can't remember.

I think forgeworld posted an early version...
Forum: Television and Movies   07-19-13, 08:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,065
Posted By Galahad
Except the theory of dinosaurs having two brains...

Except the theory of dinosaurs having two brains was discredited decades ago as utter nonsense, and we *know* where Dinosaurs came from, we have fossil evidence of their evolution and their...
Forum: Television and Movies   07-19-13, 05:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,065
Posted By Galahad
I can't even find words to describe this movie. ...

I can't even find words to describe this movie.
I was bummed when I realized I was in the last showing of the day because I wanted to see it again RIGHT FUCKING NOW.

Oh my god!
There were...
Forum: Roleplay Games   07-17-13, 07:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,190
Posted By Galahad
Nice! I might have to check that out. I saw a...

Nice! I might have to check that out.
I saw a really cool writerup for Juicers (from the Rifts RPG, arguably the most cyberpunk glass in that whole game...running around jacked up on combat drugs...
Forum: Roleplay Games   07-14-13, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,190
Posted By Galahad
Ok, got a batter idea of the group dynamic now....

Ok, got a batter idea of the group dynamic now. This week was a 'finish up your sheets and backgrounds' section.

We've got a fixer. Not sure if she has a specialty or schtick. The player was still...
Forum: Off Topic   07-12-13, 03:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 816
Posted By Galahad
Aaaand I think that's about as far as we should...

Aaaand I think that's about as far as we should go.
Time to...concentrate...all these comments and lock them in...for their own safety, of course.
Forum: Off Topic   07-11-13, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 816
Posted By Galahad
An argument could be made that it damages their...

An argument could be made that it damages their brand value...not that they;re stealing customers but that it;s making people associate their food with the holocaust.

Sort of like disney filing...
Forum: Off Topic   07-11-13, 03:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 816
Posted By Galahad
I for one am skeptical as to whether this whole...

I for one am skeptical as to whether this whole 'Hitler chicken' thing ever even happened.
Forum: Kickstarters   07-10-13, 06:44 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,838
Posted By Galahad
LOL, that explains why the companion mini can't...

LOL, that explains why the companion mini can't reach his chin and re-create the pose from the art
Forum: Kickstarters   07-10-13, 09:13 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,838
Posted By Galahad
I just looked back and we're both wrong, he was...

I just looked back and we're both wrong, he was $10, still an amazing value.

I've been seeing a lot of reports of missing or incorrect kaladrax parts. Some people got two 'female' hip bones for...
Forum: Off Topic   07-09-13, 11:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 816
Posted By Galahad
The good news is, Jewish people don't believe in...

The good news is, Jewish people don't believe in hell.
So, really, it's up to you ;-)
Forum: Kickstarters   07-09-13, 10:48 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,838
Posted By Galahad
Just a little necro, but in topic... MY...

Just a little necro, but in topic...

MY BONES CAME IN TODAY!!!!!!!

My fingers are cramped and sore form pulling open hundreds of plastic baggies but oh god, all the bones...

My order had 4...
Forum: Roleplay Games   07-09-13, 10:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,190
Posted By Galahad
Unfortunately the characters are already rolled....

Unfortunately the characters are already rolled. The Ref allowed the techie to use the Remote Operator skill to control drones.

Hopefully the Ref will take the lack of a real netrunner into...
Forum: Off Topic   07-09-13, 05:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 816
Posted By Galahad
must...not...ask...if they have...'oven roasted'...

must...not...ask...if they have...'oven roasted' meals...
Forum: Off Topic   07-09-13, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By Galahad
You know, I don't advocate child abuse, but...if...

You know, I don't advocate child abuse, but...if you smack your child just once or twice...early enough in their life to establish that actions have consequences,it generally helps avoid this kind of...
Forum: Roleplay Games   07-09-13, 01:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,190
Posted By Galahad
Unfortunately, reading up on the netrunner...

Unfortunately, reading up on the netrunner section of the book intimidated the person playing the techie (the original plan was to be a netrunner drone operator which makes more sense), so she asked...
Forum: Roleplay Games   07-08-13, 09:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,190
Posted By Galahad
The GM decided to keep all the tech the same...

The GM decided to keep all the tech the same because it amused him to do so.
I don't think our actual group includes a netrunner though. But we do have a techie who specializes in drones

As far...
Forum: Off Topic   07-08-13, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By Galahad
I like giving people an indication that I am on...

I like giving people an indication that I am on the phone and not a crazy person or intentionally ignoring them. holding a phone to the side of your face is the universal signal for "Leave me the...
Forum: Off Topic   07-06-13, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By Galahad
Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G, which for me is just...

Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G, which for me is just about perfect.
It's got a good sized screen, a fast processor, plenty of memory and a great five-row keyboard. It's thicker than a lot of phones in...
Forum: Off Topic   07-05-13, 10:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 837
Posted By Galahad
My uncle pulled a quarter from my ear and could...

My uncle pulled a quarter from my ear and could magically sever and reattach his own thumb at will.
Forum: Roleplay Games   07-05-13, 07:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,190
Posted By Galahad
Thanks, Chromedog, that does help. My...

Thanks, Chromedog, that does help.

My brother and I have read through screwheads and there is some really good stuff in there....there's also some bad stuff. Like giving characters nanoplagues or...
Forum: Roleplay Games   07-05-13, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,190
Posted By Galahad
I'd been waiting/hoping for you to post,...

I'd been waiting/hoping for you to post, chromedog. Between the name and the avatar, I knew you had to be a CP fan.

So as someone who's run a game that long with such minimal fatalities, any tips...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-05-13, 06:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,699
Posted By Galahad
+1 for that. That pretty much puts the last nail...

+1 for that. That pretty much puts the last nail in it

As for the FALs on land raiders, I don't think those would count since they make the unit inside count as having grenades when they...
Forum: Off Topic   07-04-13, 09:41 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,669
Posted By Galahad
They sure were ;-) Everyone figured the...

They sure were ;-)

Everyone figured the little black-furred ewok was being kept as a pet/experiment of the 'actual' sith lord...until his little witchdoctory hoodoo staff ended up vorping off an...
Forum: Off Topic   07-04-13, 08:35 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,669
Posted By Galahad
I'm not allowed to use Kobolds in D&D anymore. ...

I'm not allowed to use Kobolds in D&D anymore.
Especially in epic-level games.

And no more gnomish necromancers with haunted funhouses.

On a similar note, I'm not allowed to use Ewoks in Star...
Forum: Off Topic   07-04-13, 04:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By Galahad
I think you're missing the point, which was that...

I think you're missing the point, which was that there's a difference between this data existing and the government being able to access it freely and without due process.

In the latter case you...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-04-13, 03:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,699
Posted By Galahad
It doesn't really need to be explained. ...

It doesn't really need to be explained.
Grenades are weapons.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-04-13, 02:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,699
Posted By Galahad
Well...in the IG it's typically the veteran and...

Well...in the IG it's typically the veteran and ratling units that get heavy access to sniper rifles. Both of those units have superior BS compared to regular guardsmen...and marines give their...
Forum: Off Topic   07-04-13, 01:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By Galahad
Because it's impossible to find out a person's...

Because it's impossible to find out a person's phone number, right? :P

Besides, that's just the tip of it. They have more than just numbers. And the numbers are anything but faceless.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-04-13, 12:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,699
Posted By Galahad
This is an easy one for me. Grenades are...

This is an easy one for me.
Grenades are weapons.
They are listed under the Weapon section of the main book.
They have Weapon profile lines where applicable.
A grenade is as much a weapon as a...
Forum: Off Topic   07-04-13, 12:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By Galahad
I can deal with this information existing and...

I can deal with this information existing and even being collected someplace. It;s almost impossible not to collect some of this (the metadata from phone calls for example, is logged at the phone...
Forum: Television and Movies   07-03-13, 09:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,065
Posted By Galahad
Likewise! I'm dying to go see it

Likewise! I'm dying to go see it
Forum: Off Topic   07-03-13, 09:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By Galahad
No, they're not. But you missed my point. ...

No, they're not. But you missed my point.

Like I said, once you DO get on their radar, like for being politically outspoken, THEN they have all the reason in the world to go digging for dirty...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-03-13, 09:07 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,229
Posted By Galahad
Problem is, that's not how *he's* presenting it....

Problem is, that's not how *he's* presenting it. it's not him saying "I don't like this because..." end everyone else trying to convince him to like something he doesn't...it's him saying "the...
Forum: Off Topic   07-03-13, 05:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By Galahad
"Live free or die" wasn't originally the title of...

"Live free or die" wasn't originally the title of a bruce willis movie.

"The terrorists hate us for our freedom!" So...the plan is to give away all our freedom so they don't hate us anymore?
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-03-13, 03:19 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,229
Posted By Galahad
Don't Sallies take wives? Hard to recall. ...

Don't Sallies take wives? Hard to recall.
Obviously space wolf spunk gives you werewolfism, so it must not be totally safe. :P
Plus of course, saliva is used to aid in digestion for normal people,...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-03-13, 01:51 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,229
Posted By Galahad
<shrugs> Who knows man, you're dealing with...

<shrugs> Who knows man, you're dealing with freaky warpy space magic.
Besides, chromosome damage resulting in transgenderism seems a lot more plausible than "Turn into a werewolf"

Maybe it's not...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-03-13, 01:32 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,229
Posted By Galahad
And I fail to see how people changing into wolves...

And I fail to see how people changing into wolves is all that improbable in 40k. People turn into horrible shit all the time. The only thing improbable is that they dont; have tentacles or scything...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-03-13, 01:20 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,229
Posted By Galahad
Just to throw my two cents on the whole 'russ was...

Just to throw my two cents on the whole 'russ was raised by wolves' thing.

He could still have been raised by wolves...they just weren't wolves when they found him. Maybe they were perfectly...
Forum: Off Topic   07-03-13, 12:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By Galahad
The thing is, even if most people haven't ever...

The thing is, even if most people haven't ever done a single thing that they wouldn't want anyone knowing about (which I find hard to believe...even if something isn't illegal it can still be...
Forum: Roleplay Games   07-02-13, 09:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,190
Posted By Galahad
Cyberpunk came out first, was the first to come...

Cyberpunk came out first, was the first to come up with mechanics for cybernetics reducing your humanity, and if you look at the cybernetics section of shadowrun you'll not only find identical items,...
Forum: Off Topic   07-01-13, 07:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,285
Posted By Galahad
What about the fact that it has nothing to do...

What about the fact that it has nothing to do with having gay parents?
That Gender Identity Disorder is a legitimate medical condition?
That children of heterosexual couples have it?
That children...
Forum: Off Topic   07-01-13, 03:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,285
Posted By Galahad
Let me just counter that with this ...

Let me just counter that with this

Sex-changing Treatment For Kids: It's On The Rise (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/20/sexchanging-treatment-for_n_1288871.html)

This isn't an isolated...
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