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by Brulak
Tue Jun 22, 2010 3:53 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: No Fifa World Cup thread? D:
Replies: 86
Views: 22535

Re: No Fifa World Cup thread? D:

Agreed, thacon.

Yesterday, I only saw Spain and am unsure how to rate them. Next round could be the end for them with Portugal or Brazil as potential opponents.
by Brulak
Mon Jun 21, 2010 3:19 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: No Fifa World Cup thread? D:
Replies: 86
Views: 22535

Re: No Fifa World Cup thread? D:

Yeah, there was some rather dubious reffing in the games up until now. The ref of Ger-Ser was a clown and killed the game with pedantic calls. Yes to the first sentence - however, the ref of Ger-Ser was not that bad. He was rather free with his cards, which is pretty standard behaviour for spanish ...
by Brulak
Mon Jun 14, 2010 1:01 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: No Fifa World Cup thread? D:
Replies: 86
Views: 22535

Re: No Fifa World Cup thread? D:

I was under the impression that Germany borrowed most of their strikers from other countries.... :roll: That's a question of perspective, I guess. If somebody moves into another country and has their children grow up there - what's the nationality of the children? In which country would you feel at...
by Brulak
Sat Jun 12, 2010 12:54 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: No Fifa World Cup thread? D:
Replies: 86
Views: 22535

Re: No Fifa World Cup thread? D:

I wasn't in the mood yesterday, but watched todays first two games live and caught up a bit on yesterday's games. Group A: The horror. I suspect whoever will qualify for the next round will be eliminated the very next match afterwards. France again demonstrates how an incompetent team coach can turn...
by Brulak
Thu Feb 11, 2010 4:47 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Happy Valentine's Day
Replies: 10
Views: 2671

Re: Happy Valentine's Day

Suendenbock wrote:express ship these to me so i can eat them?
fixed.
by Brulak
Sun Feb 07, 2010 5:25 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: What is Budgetcore?
Replies: 28
Views: 7734

Re: What is Budgetcore?

Maybe it's a good idea to look back at the way the concept was conceived... when I first coined the term budgetcore here , I envisioned a player who would keep to the three ideas outlined below: - No real life money: No Mr. Store gear or Mr. Store skills, no URs or otherwise expensive gear or consum...
by Brulak
Fri Feb 05, 2010 4:33 pm
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: BRICKO gargantuchicken
Replies: 16
Views: 6718

Re: BRICKO gargantuchicken

I think the dwarf stuff only has 3 digits, so highest number there should be 342.
by Brulak
Fri Feb 05, 2010 2:01 am
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: And then there were two.
Replies: 13
Views: 3474

Re: And then there were two.

Congrats, Kelemvor :)
by Brulak
Thu Feb 04, 2010 2:25 pm
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: Speedrun RL time: A request for data
Replies: 35
Views: 9993

Re: Speedrun RL time: A request for data

Name: Brulak Path, class, skills and results: SCT AT nearly complete skills, 4/517 Use Mafia? Use Greasemonkey? neither of them Time spent before jumping into the gash in preparation: 10 minutes Day 1 turns, time, and combat strategy: 50 turns, 1:30 hours, V-crit Day 2 turns, time, and combat strat...
by Brulak
Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:55 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: Speedrun RL time: A request for data
Replies: 35
Views: 9993

Re: Speedrun RL time: A request for data

TPTB believes that every serious speed player uses Mafia and/or Greasemonkey extensively. So, please also include in your data whether you use Mafia and Greasemonkey, and if not, why not (i.e., is it a personal choice, like because you think botting is cheating, or is it a technology issue, like yo...
by Brulak
Wed Jan 13, 2010 3:05 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: I am finished lucre farming
Replies: 47
Views: 12075

Re: I am finished lucre farming

Congrats, WiseFather :)

I still need thirty lucre or so... for a complete extra set of BHH stuff in my DC
by Brulak
Wed Jan 06, 2010 2:23 am
Forum: Suggestions / Complaints
Topic: New Styles Added
Replies: 60
Views: 22905

Re: New Styles Added

I'm happy with eTech.
by Brulak
Mon Jan 04, 2010 2:03 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Awesome Moments In PvP
Replies: 120
Views: 32830

Re: Awesome Moments In PvP

Dude, give it back! Sigh... I have yet to receive an answer to this. Dear R, as it probably is a bit uncomfortable to pester the powers that be with a request to change your name to what was left after I was finished pillaging your campground, i.e. "The R", please find enclosed your missing parts. ...
by Brulak
Sun Jan 03, 2010 4:16 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: big_mara: 3/479... TEET!
Replies: 26
Views: 5184

Re: big_mara: 3/479... TEET!

Awesome job, congrats! Any chance we can see a log or at least "anything"?
by Brulak
Sun Jan 03, 2010 1:01 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Awesome Moments In PvP
Replies: 120
Views: 32830

Re: Awesome Moments In PvP

For the last three weeks or so her stone was broken due to the Crimbo story, I have daily clubbed #1000000 (The RNG) for her precious loot. Today, I made a historic breakthrough: You call The RNG out, and your battle begins... ... You've won the fight! Your PvP Ranking increased by 1 point. You take...
by Brulak
Thu Dec 17, 2009 12:49 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: my almost heart attack
Replies: 11
Views: 3371

Always good to keep a few DNS server addresses ready for that case... of course, that doesn't help much if some construction worker slices and dices your cables.
by Brulak
Wed Dec 09, 2009 9:22 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Don Crimbo's Fundraising Drive
Replies: 20
Views: 8416

Everybody wants to see the public scandal of "an ugly naked man taking a bath in OUR fountain" first hand. So marketplace it is. I mean, the weirdos who take public dumps in frozen rivers on New Year's Day get more and more media coverage, too, with each year...
by Brulak
Thu Nov 05, 2009 4:01 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Collections!
Replies: 50
Views: 12291

TP cocoabos and 'Will work for booze' signs
by Brulak
Fri Oct 16, 2009 3:21 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: great moments in chat
Replies: 480
Views: 192224

Eleron: hmm I'll try playing with my thing since quest item stuff needs updating to work anyway tivolimom: ... punICrON: o_O Eleron logged on. tivolimom: omg I can't stop giggling. kevbob: that was quick. tivolimom: damnit, kevbob. don't make it worse :( kevbob: : ( Eleron: what happened? :o kevbob:...
by Brulak
Tue Sep 15, 2009 2:01 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: great moments in chat
Replies: 480
Views: 192224

Epic fail:

BrULaK: damn.
BrULaK: "use cotton" did not use the right one
BrULaK: "You decide to name him Grofflesby."
BrULaK: *gonk*

<3 you, CDM :P
by Brulak
Sat Aug 01, 2009 6:18 am
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Awesome Moments In PvP
Replies: 120
Views: 32830

This made my day: JerBu is made significantly more difficult to attack by her house. You call JerBu out, and your battle begins... You try to punch JerBu in the face. Your blow connects! BAM! You challenge your opponent to a bicep-comparison contest -- raw Muscle vs. raw Muscle. You win the round! Z...
by Brulak
Wed Jul 22, 2009 12:13 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introductions...
Replies: 1602
Views: 499789

According to my rusty Latin skills, "Nomen Nescio" roughly translates to "stupid name" You shouldn't have eaten those teachers before the end of the term ;) According to my even more rusty latin skills (my last school lessons were 20 years ago) Nomen Nescio translates into "I do not know the name".
by Brulak
Fri Jul 17, 2009 2:33 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Skyrates forum has been nuked.
Replies: 7
Views: 2852

Nuke it.
by Brulak
Mon Jun 29, 2009 1:48 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Michael Jackson, R.I.P.
Replies: 45
Views: 12850

Are you TRYING to make me feel extraordinarily old (along with every other 30-something in the clan)?
Oh, for the really old among you: Sky Saxon died on June 25, too.
by Brulak
Sun Jun 21, 2009 4:29 am
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: PvP Premiership (Season 4)
Replies: 7
Views: 2897

Congrats, well done!
by Brulak
Fri May 29, 2009 4:45 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introductions...
Replies: 1602
Views: 499789

Pantsless wrote: (Also, thanks to that train of thought, I now have this sappy-ass song stuck in my head. Ugh.)
"Dieses Video ist in deinem Land nicht verfuegbar."

Whatwever it is...
by Brulak
Sat May 23, 2009 3:11 pm
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: What is in your quest notes?
Replies: 15
Views: 5314

Here's mine. Mostly owing to the fact I play without mafia and from two different computers. Oh, and I left out some "accomplishments" I had in my profile earlier. Item rentals: Time suit -> ***censored*** last semi @290 valley next semi @--- inhaler? door: thin black candle DONE 1: frigid ninja sta...
by Brulak
Sun May 17, 2009 5:14 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introductions...
Replies: 1602
Views: 499789

Fred Nefler wrote:He beat out Hoopity?! How is that even possible?
The 2009 awards will be taken care of when 2009 is over. Also, Hoop wasn't in AFH when he "hooped" his HC run.

That aside, I'm with brb - beating your own previous runs repeatedly is an accomplishment, too.
by Brulak
Thu Apr 30, 2009 5:29 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Heaviest Familiar?
Replies: 25
Views: 11203

Nervensaege, the 1-pound Cymbal-Playing Monkey (0 exp, 42,619 kills) Dorian Grey, the 1-pound Dandy Lion (0 exp, 34,821 kills) Desperado, the 1-pound Hovering Sombrero (0 exp, 25,881 kills) El Viz, the 1-pound Jumpsuited Hound Dog (1 exp, 16,385 kills) Pumuckl, the 1-pound Green Pixie (0 exp, 4,405 ...
by Brulak
Tue Feb 10, 2009 1:27 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: AFH, AFHk, and Friends. (A Map!)
Replies: 75
Views: 41774

Brulak #397218 and Ceirdwyn #636019 AFH Erikas Eck Sternstr. 98 20357 Hamburg Germany Nothing exciting on the menu (unless you fancy XXL size Schnitzels) but there's only few places you can see people at 8 a.m. having their after work beer and booze. Yes, they really come from work around that time.
by Brulak
Sun Jan 25, 2009 2:40 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: That damn Pudding trophy . . . .
Replies: 14
Views: 5134

black pudding: 418
Still sucked, though.
by Brulak
Mon Jan 19, 2009 7:37 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: Time to talk "BudgetCore"
Replies: 13
Views: 4947

Nice effort. It gets a little better after Day 1, btw. Unless you go broke too early.
by Brulak
Fri Jan 16, 2009 5:29 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Mini-Alrik
Replies: 32
Views: 9139

Congrats and Good Luck :)
by Brulak
Mon Jan 12, 2009 2:33 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: I <3 my arcs
Replies: 18
Views: 5694

I have to agree with Sinshlad: Do not ever rely on the AR winning anything. Past level 30, it gets very shaky at handling things. Reason is that is probably still runs on the 2.3 code when it was coded to start losing armor from fights at 30+. Regarding Hades vs. Cetacea - the small loss in CKPH is ...
by Brulak
Thu Dec 18, 2008 4:06 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Reset
Replies: 43
Views: 13450

A word of warning: danger levels as seen on the map are rising much more steeply than before the reset. Your average fight en route to Echo can easily reach level 10-15 (@one point infamy, no missions). Needless to say, if you fly a Chappy, you will be toasted by most of the Tier 7+ stuff you will e...
by Brulak
Tue Dec 16, 2008 1:54 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Reset
Replies: 43
Views: 13450

Violet, too *winks at Pen*
by Brulak
Mon Dec 15, 2008 8:32 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Reset
Replies: 43
Views: 13450

*bump*

Rescheduled to Today at noon (Central Time).
by Brulak
Wed Dec 10, 2008 6:56 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Reset
Replies: 43
Views: 13450

*bump*

Skyrates will be back up sometime between late Sunday Dec 14th, and early Monday Dec 15th.

More information will come as it is made available.
by Brulak
Sat Nov 08, 2008 9:38 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Sticker Summon Spading
Replies: 54
Views: 16199

apple - UPC - rock band

apple - wrestler - rock band

apple - wrestler - dragon
by Brulak
Sat Oct 18, 2008 11:13 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Random Azazel Spading
Replies: 12
Views: 6136

Did you get a welcome back in between?
by Brulak
Thu Oct 16, 2008 3:27 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Reset
Replies: 43
Views: 13450

KujjieKujjieKoo wrote:
Brulak wrote:Are you sitting behind a firewall, Kujjie?

Aye, firewalls that I don't have access to. :(


Have you tried logging into the game through the flash login?
http://skyrates.net/login-flash.php
That one is supposed to work over firewalls/proxies (if you're lucky)
by Brulak
Thu Oct 16, 2008 12:04 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Reset
Replies: 43
Views: 13450

Are you sitting behind a firewall, Kujjie?
by Brulak
Thu Oct 16, 2008 10:27 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Reset
Replies: 43
Views: 13450

1/3 problems have been gone for a while now.

I'll be back in after the reset.

:gonk:
by Brulak
Tue Oct 14, 2008 11:54 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Politics
Replies: 226
Views: 65136

Ummm... you're not motivating him to try and shoot for the #1 position?
by Brulak
Thu Oct 09, 2008 1:41 am
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Casual 1-day - lvl 30
Replies: 12
Views: 3862

Not bad :)
by Brulak
Wed Oct 08, 2008 9:30 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Politics
Replies: 226
Views: 65136

VladimirPootin wrote:expect carnage.


Looking at the stock market... we got carnage. Today's lowering of interest rates by the Federal Reserve and other like institutions the world over looks like they all hit the big red Panic button. Interesting times...
by Brulak
Sat Oct 04, 2008 5:06 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: The Heap (STENCH)
Replies: 7
Views: 2577

I recall an early coat run wherein we cleeshed the Heap. Somebody skipped a trashcano while everyone else was sitting in the junk and took the next trashcano ~50 turns (!) later. Maybe bad luck, maybe you need another trashcano for every 2nd player looking for the junkpile. I'm definitely in favor o...
by Brulak
Wed Oct 01, 2008 7:33 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introductions...
Replies: 1602
Views: 499789

Bachelor of Fine Arts, I suspect....
by Brulak
Tue Sep 30, 2008 1:52 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: what is the absolute ideal situation going into day 1
Replies: 7
Views: 2863

you're talking about a "free" single-barrel whiskey here, Vlad.
by Brulak
Mon Sep 29, 2008 4:21 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Politics
Replies: 226
Views: 65136

I read they'll do some more haggling and another vote on Thursday. So probably only a matter of time. Meanwhile the markets play the "which bank do we crash today?" game.
by Brulak
Thu Sep 11, 2008 2:04 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Zurich Returns to KoL- At least until he leaves again
Replies: 5
Views: 2147

Re: Zurich Returns to KoL- At least until he leaves again

Zurich wrote:Yes, Zurich is back.
22 lucre away from my tome.
Quit my job


:shock: That's some KoL dedication... welcome back!
by Brulak
Thu Sep 04, 2008 5:44 am
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: In clan ascension leaderboards!
Replies: 106
Views: 40880

lordhades15 wrote:August Leaderboard Appearances:

Ceirdwyn - 3 (16d, 2867 HCB)


This makes me cry. Poor, neglected, booze boards.
by Brulak
Mon Aug 18, 2008 2:02 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: Softcore 101: Stocking Hagnk's
Replies: 42
Views: 32256

IIRC, it doesn't matter which one you pull when the trapz0r does not want chrome. Also, put mojo filters on that list.
by Brulak
Sat Aug 16, 2008 10:10 am
Forum: Softcore
Topic: UberFerret's SCNP 4/830(870 with lucre post NS)
Replies: 5
Views: 2317

It's not olfaction alone - that skill does make a few areas easier, but I don't think olfaction is worth more than 20-25 turns. There are a few places in your logs where you seem to have "wasted" turns. For instance, farming your not-a-pipes is an absolute NO in softcore. The area gives to...
by Brulak
Sat Aug 16, 2008 4:45 am
Forum: Softcore
Topic: UberFerret's SCNP 4/830(870 with lucre post NS)
Replies: 5
Views: 2317

Some things that make me wonder: - MP problems? You have a Dandy Lion and a jew hat. If you burn more than a dictionary's worth, reconsider your choice of buffs/effects/familiar usage. - You throw a lot of meat at the run in terms of consumables - bungles, lunchboxes, etc. Reconsider your choices th...
by Brulak
Wed Aug 13, 2008 11:57 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: 4 Billion Meat? HOW!?
Replies: 8
Views: 3174

- massive MMG luck - bug abuse - donating 10 grand to Jick - being a multi of somebody... rich? Dunno what else. If you play with a strong emphasis on meat (intelligent farming, playing the mall/trade channel, MMG loansharking, whatever else) and have a bit to start with, making a fewhundred K to a ...
by Brulak
Wed Aug 13, 2008 4:59 am
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Hobopolis
Replies: 36
Views: 7862

kevbob wrote:i just tried getting a "hobo code" in the noob cave in bad moon and ended up with a cat. i still don't understand ns 13.


Epic Win! Thank you for brightening my day :)
by Brulak
Wed Aug 13, 2008 4:57 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Custom plane upgrade
Replies: 1
Views: 1328

Custom plane upgrade

My shiny:

Image

Got it as a reward for provoking phil's 1.500th forum post when I had a cargo bug involving 448 catnip in a 112 hold...

Ice cream, anyome? :)
by Brulak
Tue Aug 05, 2008 3:02 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Birdform overriding semirares?
Replies: 6
Views: 2132

Another point to consider: does "talk to the llama" override anything?
It may be coded as an adventure that doesn't cost a turn which could be really borking some locations (friars, cyrpt?) if you override a quest adventure...
by Brulak
Thu Jul 31, 2008 2:31 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Black pudding data collection thread
Replies: 67
Views: 25213

What's your rollover outfit like? For several days I thought I might be getting more puddings in a +PvP-fight outfit, but it seemed like probably just RNG. (I still think that's probably all it was, but doesn't hurt to check.) My rollover outfit was simple +adventure stuff. Time gear, plexi watch, ...
by Brulak
Thu Jul 24, 2008 1:54 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: The Shore and tower items bug?
Replies: 45
Views: 21810

Still works on my account. Checked about ten minutes ago.
by Brulak
Sun Jul 20, 2008 5:37 am
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: In about 10 minutes, I will SMELL!!!!
Replies: 63
Views: 18865

Flolle wrote:Still need the rest of the stuff from the BHH, but that's far less of a problem.


Took me another six months, though... :)
by Brulak
Sat Jul 19, 2008 12:47 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Black pudding data collection thread
Replies: 67
Views: 25213

Finished with the trophy. 418 puddings eaten. As this is a very very low number (estimates were around 480), there may be some hidden mechanic. Or I may just have been extremely lucky (didn't do the math on how likely this is with a flat 1/3 chance of encountering a fight). Whatever. More than half ...
by Brulak
Fri Jul 18, 2008 2:37 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: Hardcore equipment for softcore play
Replies: 10
Views: 2881

The only items I pull occasionally are: - plexi pith helmet (moxie runs) - plexi pants ((moxie) runs with 100% familiar usage) - stainless shilly for V-synergy. 5 Clicks are better for my sanitiy than 20. - I don't have any brimstone. In general, three day runs seem to have become easy enough that y...
by Brulak
Tue Jul 15, 2008 3:28 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: The Heap (STENCH)
Replies: 7
Views: 2577

How to get more trasure hunts (for yourself AND your clannies!): Go though the heap with a group of players, blasting trashcanos. When the first player hits the "I refuse" adventure, he stops playing before taking a choice and waits for everybody else to reach the same choice adventure. On...
by Brulak
Tue Jul 15, 2008 2:33 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Anyone still playing?
Replies: 17
Views: 5173

Pendulass wrote:I'm definitely still playing, and working on my second governorship. Soon I will catch up with Brulak and Hamish in the Gov race.


Just usurped #4...
by Brulak
Tue Jul 08, 2008 4:41 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Anyone still playing?
Replies: 17
Views: 5173

Yeah, still playing and working on overthrowing the current Governor of Echo :P
by Brulak
Mon Jun 30, 2008 3:22 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: The Ancient Hobo Burial Ground (SPOOKY)
Replies: 18
Views: 4976

Quite reasonable sequence. There have been recordings of image #s not switching after exactly 50 kills elsewhere, so I wholeheartedly support that sequence. So, provided these numbers are right, optimal behaviour looks like: - flimflam x4 = 20 noncombats in the spooky zone. - Change to spooky. - Get...
by Brulak
Mon Jun 30, 2008 1:26 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: The Ancient Hobo Burial Ground (SPOOKY)
Replies: 18
Views: 4976

More spading there...: I did four flimflams at the club (within 20 turns at +10 to combats), then went into the graveyard, had combats at -10. SKipped all noncombats except for the dancing-relvant one. started on image #7: 12 kills, study, study, 1 kill, study, 2 kills, dance #1, 12 kills, dance #2,...
by Brulak
Mon Jun 23, 2008 1:19 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Hobo nickel drop rate
Replies: 2
Views: 1591

area: the heap
item drops +315.5%
kills: 86
nickels: 54