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Forum: Black Library Fiction   02-20-14, 07:58 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 82,117
Posted By Baron Spikey
I'm sure they'd like for their books to be...

I'm sure they'd like for their books to be released as quickly as possible, you know so they can be paid and get to work on the next bill paying novel, but hey ho sometimes life just throws you a...
Forum: Video Games & Software   02-18-14, 02:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Baron Spikey
Well I'm on it quite often (trying to level 4-5...

Well I'm on it quite often (trying to level 4-5 tanks at a time whilst changing my mind over which ones I want so I'm still no higher than Tier IV) so if anyone wants to Platoon it up I'm...
Forum: Video Games & Software   02-14-14, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Baron Spikey
Yup. Really enjoying it so far, even at low tiers.

Yup. Really enjoying it so far, even at low tiers.
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-12-14, 08:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,904
Posted By Baron Spikey
Made up fluff? Tell that to Kor Phareon of the...

Made up fluff? Tell that to Kor Phareon of the Word Bearers and Luther of the Dark Angels, both of whom are pseudo-Astartes, the process that elevated them isn't discussed in depth certainly not in...
Forum: Original Works   02-11-14, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,638
Posted By Baron Spikey
Why are you representing your own fan fiction as...

Why are you representing your own fan fiction as BL products?
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-02-14, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,112
  Sticky: Random Questions
Views: 93,296
Posted By Baron Spikey
Orks, Eldar, Hrud etc. A lot of the species that...

Orks, Eldar, Hrud etc. A lot of the species that the Imperium faced during the Great Crusade, and in 40K, were encountered during the Dark Age of Technology. In fact one of the first major...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-02-14, 09:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,565
Posted By Baron Spikey
Eldar aren't just a 'little' taller than humans,...

Eldar aren't just a 'little' taller than humans, they're much taller on average- the scale on that cover is wrong unless, as the OP suggested in his title, it's a midget Eldar.

Some Eldar, not all...
Forum: Off Topic   01-28-14, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,042
Posted By Baron Spikey
Or 19th when they'll all be legal...yes I did...

Or 19th when they'll all be legal...yes I did just break my multi-month hiatus in order to argue with you.

I'm back bitches.
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-21-13, 01:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,060
Posted By Baron Spikey
An example of the size of the Codex- Space...

An example of the size of the Codex- Space Marines have as near to an eidetic memory as possible but it still requires each Marine memorising as much as they can of it for a Company to retain the...
Forum: Off Topic   04-08-13, 06:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,992
Posted By Baron Spikey
I don't really understand most of the hate....

I don't really understand most of the hate. Personally I can neither hate nor like Margaret Thatcher because I was born in 1985, ergo I wasn't of an age where her policies were something I could...
Forum: Off Topic   03-25-13, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6,056
  Sticky: Pointless VENTING
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Posted By Baron Spikey
This is more of a vent on behalf of my brother as...

This is more of a vent on behalf of my brother as I find the situation to be hilarious. We work at the same place (a certain resort in the Midlands) and got our first payday today- only he got no...
Forum: Off Topic   02-14-13, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By Baron Spikey
Golf AND Rugby- Rugby is pretty much wrestling...

Golf AND Rugby- Rugby is pretty much wrestling with a ball thrown in the mix, basically another sport I wont watch at the next Olympics.
Forum: Video Games & Software   02-14-13, 06:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,433
Posted By Baron Spikey
Not saying that the gameplay is a stunning work...

Not saying that the gameplay is a stunning work of art but they're all playable, intuitive, and none of them make me want to launch my tv and xbox out the window before performing voodoo on the game...
Forum: Video Games & Software   02-14-13, 07:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,433
Posted By Baron Spikey
COD, Battlefield, Halo etc are the main...

COD, Battlefield, Halo etc are the main competition for any FPS that comes out, so the idea is to make a game that handles as well as them, it doesn't have to be a carbon copy but certainly the...
Forum: Video Games & Software   02-13-13, 02:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,433
Posted By Baron Spikey
Tried playing co-op with my brother, we gave up...

Tried playing co-op with my brother, we gave up after about half an hr because it's such a terrible, terrible game.
Forum: Off Topic   02-12-13, 06:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,850
Posted By Baron Spikey
Scenario 1: "Oh no I'll only have the 20+...

Scenario 1:
"Oh no I'll only have the 20+ rounds in both my pistols and hunting rifle to fight off attackers- how will I survive a house invasion with just that?! I need my M16 shit-kicker with it's...
Forum: Off Topic   02-12-13, 03:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,850
Posted By Baron Spikey
Not even going to touch the whole- Obama...

Not even going to touch the whole- Obama was/wasn't born in the US because you're as crazy as a bag of hamsters on the subject.

Weakened for something in the coming future? I'd like to think...
Forum: Off Topic   02-12-13, 10:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,396
Posted By Baron Spikey
Small problem of Desmond Tutu being an Anglican...

Small problem of Desmond Tutu being an Anglican not a Catholic, but hey ho...
Forum: General 40k   02-06-13, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,758
Posted By Baron Spikey
If I had to guess I'd go with the Dark Hunters...

If I had to guess I'd go with the Dark Hunters http://wh40k.lexicanum.com/wiki/Dark_Hunters#.URI9PWdlw7k

If you could remember their heraldry (Clenched Fist, Raven, Weapon etc) then that would go...
Forum: Off Topic   02-04-13, 05:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 920
Posted By Baron Spikey
On a further car related note, is that old...

On a further car related note, is that old stereotype of nearly all americans only being able to drive Automatics (rather than Manuals as is the norm in the UK) true? Just wondering if it's urban...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-27-13, 03:11 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 34,106
Posted By Baron Spikey
From a similar thread over on Warseer...

From a similar thread over on Warseer (occasionally I just need to laugh at idiocy) the intention was revealed that the Heresy books will be retconned directly- as in on their next printing the...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   01-21-13, 11:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,350
Posted By Baron Spikey
Going to be reading Ravenwing and Neferata myself...

Going to be reading Ravenwing and Neferata myself in the next week or so, so I'll come back to them:victory:
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-04-13, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,921
Posted By Baron Spikey
That was my understanding of the situation as...

That was my understanding of the situation as well.
I view it as a reverse to Sellotape/Scotch Tape (specific brands of adhesive tapes now used as a moniker for all adhesive tapes), despite the fact...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-03-13, 10:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,921
Posted By Baron Spikey
Well Battle Barge is an identifier of a large...

Well Battle Barge is an identifier of a large tonnage SM vessel rather than a ship class (same for Strike Cruisers I would imagine)- for example the Space Wolves use an Emperor-Class Battleship as...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-03-13, 10:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,921
Posted By Baron Spikey
In Battlefleet Gothic it states that a Space...

In Battlefleet Gothic it states that a Space Marine Chapter usually requires roughly a company worth of Marines for its standard ship board complement across the fleet- whether a company is dedicated...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-03-13, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,921
Posted By Baron Spikey
Well the Ultramarines fleet (circa. 3rd Ed.)...

Well the Ultramarines fleet (circa. 3rd Ed.) stands at 3 Battle Barges, 8 Strike Cruisers, 12 Rapid Strike Vessels, and 32 Thunder Hawks- so possibly scale that up in terms of the smaller vessels (or...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-02-13, 11:21 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 16,456
Posted By Baron Spikey
Are you forgetting that Russ is the Primarch who...

Are you forgetting that Russ is the Primarch who broke another Primarchs back over his knee? Not exactly the act of a 'welp'.

Or should we go further and just declare that Russ is the ultimate...
Forum: Video Games & Software   12-24-12, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 965
Posted By Baron Spikey
I ended up making 2 Nations- the balanced,...

I ended up making 2 Nations- the balanced, alturistic Federation of Keutmannse, and the corporate police state dictatorship Confederacy of Doratin- both of which reside in the Asagard region.
...
Forum: Off Topic   12-23-12, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Baron Spikey
Excellent! Suffice to say my brother is astounded...

Excellent! Suffice to say my brother is astounded by the speed with which he got an additional vote from Heresy after campaigning on twitter and facebook for the last couple of days and just managing...
Forum: Off Topic   12-23-12, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Baron Spikey
Short Film Voting Help

Alright muckers my brother has been shortlisted to win a short film competition but he needs votes to secure that victory- the link is below and his film is 'Pete?' (yes by voting for him you'll...
Forum: General 40k   12-14-12, 01:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,329
Posted By Baron Spikey
There's just something about the Mk.V that...

There's just something about the Mk.V that screams 'sci-fi brutality' to me, though a close second would be the Mk.VIII Errant for it's sleeker, enclosing outlines.
Forum: Off Topic   12-11-12, 02:24 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,038
Posted By Baron Spikey
Singling out American Military Members who want...

Singling out American Military Members who want to know if the discount they sometimes get in the US is applicable in a different country?
If it's a common enough occurence that it becomes a...
Forum: Off Topic   12-10-12, 11:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,038
Posted By Baron Spikey
Not everyone in America, just the loved ones of...

Not everyone in America, just the loved ones of the scum-sucking US soldiers who tortured their Iraqi captives- pedatantic I know but a fair difference.
Considering the actions of the American...
Forum: Off Topic   12-10-12, 10:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,038
Posted By Baron Spikey
Because of stuff he was perfectly justified in...

Because of stuff he was perfectly justified in saying 8 years ago?

(bolded the 'saying' in case an internet warrior comes along and decides I'm advocating torturing, well anyone.)
Forum: 40k Fluff   12-05-12, 09:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,311
Posted By Baron Spikey
Not on a battlefield (for obvious reasons) but...

Not on a battlefield (for obvious reasons) but they do when they're not on a war footing.
Forum: Off Topic   12-04-12, 06:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,257
Posted By Baron Spikey
Charles has already said he's going to be known...

Charles has already said he's going to be known as King George VII in honour of his grandfather.
Forum: Off Topic   12-04-12, 09:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,257
Posted By Baron Spikey
Don't you mean Harry? Considering Charles is Heir...

Don't you mean Harry? Considering Charles is Heir Apparent.
Forum: Off Topic   12-03-12, 09:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,257
Posted By Baron Spikey
No one cares if you care, and it's news because...

No one cares if you care, and it's news because our society has decided that it wants to know everything about anyone who has spent more than 2 seconds in the public eye.
Considering this is a...
Forum: Off Topic   12-03-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,257
Posted By Baron Spikey
To be fair her particular condition (Hyperemesis...

To be fair her particular condition (Hyperemesis Gravidarum) is pretty rare and is usually treated as a medical emergency. So royal or not she'd have ended up in the hospital.
Forum: Technical Help   12-01-12, 01:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,912
Posted By Baron Spikey
So yeah, tables no longer work- I'm guessing this...

So yeah, tables no longer work- I'm guessing this is a consequence of the reboot?
Forum: General 40k   11-18-12, 03:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,030
Posted By Baron Spikey
They are the newest Ork Fighter Jets, you are...

They are the newest Ork Fighter Jets, you are technically correct- but ambiguously referring to something that's been out for over 5 months as new is misleading.
Forum: Off Topic   11-17-12, 03:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,527
Posted By Baron Spikey
Maybe I'm remembering the term Paragraph...

Maybe I'm remembering the term Paragraph incorrectly, but 4 paragraphs is the average essay? Really? That seems rather short.

[Going to feel old saying this but...] When I was 16-18, which is what...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   11-13-12, 05:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,502
Posted By Baron Spikey
Nod has to go to Know No Fear, though honourable...

Nod has to go to Know No Fear, though honourable mention also has to be made to Legion
Forum: 40k Fluff   11-05-12, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,097
Posted By Baron Spikey
Well it isn't concrete but the Realm of Ultramar...

Well it isn't concrete but the Realm of Ultramar was already a stellar empire before it's discovery by the Great Crusade. I haven't seen anything to suggest it wasn't called that before the Emperors...
Forum: 40k Fluff   11-04-12, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,097
Posted By Baron Spikey
I'd have guessed the Ultramarines changed their...

I'd have guessed the Ultramarines changed their name when they found Guilliman- why be named after Utramar before the found the Primarch?
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-05-12, 12:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,603
Posted By Baron Spikey
Humanity had expanded galaxy wide before the...

Humanity had expanded galaxy wide before the Emperor- if anything the human race occupied more of the Galaxy before the Emperor than after.
Forum: Off Topic   09-03-12, 04:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,127
Posted By Baron Spikey
Scotland and the UK? You realise Scotland is one...

Scotland and the UK? You realise Scotland is one of the countries that forms the UK right? So you read 2 history books written in the UK, both of which we likely biased by their author.
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-19-12, 05:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,429
Posted By Baron Spikey
No their proximity wouldn't affect anything...

No their proximity wouldn't affect anything because they're not Nulls.

They have virtually no presence in the Warp- hence why there are no Tau psykers- but that's not the same as absolutely no...
Forum: Meet Ups   08-14-12, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 834
Posted By Baron Spikey
All this time you've been suggesting a meeting in...

All this time you've been suggesting a meeting in Hanley and you live in Newcastle? Newcastle is much easier to get to- I could be parked up behind Dominos near the bus station in all of 15-20 mins...
Forum: Television and Movies   08-09-12, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,177
Posted By Baron Spikey
He's copy/pasted the premise for a Cracked.com...

He's copy/pasted the premise for a Cracked.com photoplasty competition- you could have at least rewritten the sentences, pleb.
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