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by NardoLoopa
Sun Jun 15, 2008 6:19 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Snocones
Replies: 14
Views: 4349

I have the power of SNOWCONES!!! ... and the best wife ever! Single favorite purchase: the tome . . . and a Snoopy Sno-cone machine. (A friend of mine even has the real blue raspberry favoring . . . you know, the probably toxic stuff they sell in the stores -- definitely worth looking into a suppli...
by NardoLoopa
Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:56 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Why "Star Trek" >> "Star Wars"
Replies: 23
Views: 8289

No shields = no way to block the transporter. Er, why do you think they had to go down to Endor to disable the generator? It wasn't just so they could party with some Ewoks. Exactly, and as we all know, the Prime Directive prohibits partying with a teddybear race. Not to mention posing as their gol...
by NardoLoopa
Sun Jun 15, 2008 8:47 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Why "Star Trek" >> "Star Wars"
Replies: 23
Views: 8289

Don't forget capital ship battles: 1) Enterprise vs Star Destroyer 1:0 - (Enterprise has Shields!) 2) Federation vs Imperial Fleet 1:0 - (More shields! > Bigger ships) 3) Federation vs Imperial Fleet + Death Star 0:1 - (The Federation doesn't have fighters that can slalom the trench, nor fire proton...
by NardoLoopa
Fri Jun 13, 2008 10:35 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Politics
Replies: 226
Views: 68636

Funny, this will be the first time I vote for the better candidate, rather than the lesser evil. I like both of them a lot. If McCain picked up Colin Powell as his running mate the ticket would probably be unstoppable [not just because he's black, but because he's has integrity almost beyond reproac...
by NardoLoopa
Mon Jun 09, 2008 5:43 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Black pudding data collection thread
Replies: 67
Views: 26523

Martinus 4

pFpppp
by NardoLoopa
Sun Jun 08, 2008 6:56 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Black pudding data collection thread
Replies: 67
Views: 26523

Martinus 3

FFpFppFFpp
by NardoLoopa
Sun May 18, 2008 8:44 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Naughty Sorceress block rate and more
Replies: 34
Views: 50798

I'll just confirm it once again -- yes she blocks oil. 2x in a row for me.

Fortunately, since I was an BM-AT I just slept through the fight anyway.
by NardoLoopa
Sat May 17, 2008 6:26 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Black pudding data collection thread
Replies: 67
Views: 26523

Frankfuary 5
No +/- combat.
+7 ML
pppFpp
by NardoLoopa
Fri May 16, 2008 6:24 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Naughty Sorceress block rate and more
Replies: 34
Views: 50798

I've heard several people in /hc and I think I've read at least one ascension post that disagreed with this rumor.

I'll try it this run.
by NardoLoopa
Thu May 15, 2008 6:14 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: Tomb ratchets, or turning the wheel?
Replies: 42
Views: 31049

Just to add fuel to the fire, in my current BM AT-i-don't-care run, I had a 5 combat turn pyramid. :shock:
by NardoLoopa
Tue May 13, 2008 12:20 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Ancient cities -- non-random spirit dist
Replies: 23
Views: 7085

Code: Select all

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s--t-
by NardoLoopa
Mon May 12, 2008 11:19 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Politics
Replies: 226
Views: 68636

Re: The Blue-collar White folk gap While the intelligent and the educated have often picked their share of loser leaders in the past [often despots], it is odd when the only people a candidate can't see to reach are un(der)educated possible racists. Wisdom comes in many forms -- but from interviews ...
by NardoLoopa
Mon May 12, 2008 10:04 am
Forum: Ascension Tools
Topic: My checkers, let me show you them
Replies: 91
Views: 55359

csemaj wrote:Damnit, I was really hoping to avoid having to use regex...


As if there's a sane way to do string parsing with out. Psh.

BTW: I can't reach your server from home, for some reason. But from work I just got to try out your cgis. Very nice.
by NardoLoopa
Mon May 12, 2008 9:35 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Naughty Sorceress block rate and more
Replies: 34
Views: 50798

Besides blocking, we might want to look at another Mercy setting for the NS -- it appears that MP hits go up as you continue to lose to the NS as well. In BM, most of my 4th round fights end up being all HP hits. Then as I go on to my 9th and 10th bout with the NS I get a break with some MP hits. (o...
by NardoLoopa
Thu May 08, 2008 1:56 pm
Forum: Suggestions / Complaints
Topic: Thread density & Consolidation
Replies: 18
Views: 8748

ooh, that would be nice. Thanks.
by NardoLoopa
Wed May 07, 2008 3:44 pm
Forum: Suggestions / Complaints
Topic: Thread density & Consolidation
Replies: 18
Views: 8748

If your main concern is in finding all new comments with fewer clicks, the "View posts since last visit" link is fantastic! Thanks for pointing this out. In another forum I use the link appears in a different location. This completely removes the annoyances I've mentioned above. Thanks. N...
by NardoLoopa
Wed May 07, 2008 12:24 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Archayts - First 4-day HC!
Replies: 8
Views: 2876

Archayts - First 4-day HC!

http://www.koldb.com/searchresults.php? ... event=ns13

wow.

Way to go Archayts!

(geez, look at that board, it's all AFH/kers)
by NardoLoopa
Wed May 07, 2008 10:10 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Politics
Replies: 226
Views: 68636

This sums it up:
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by NardoLoopa
Wed May 07, 2008 6:05 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Politics
Replies: 226
Views: 68636

It's called the Tanya Harding Strategy -- her goal is to make Obama lose in '08, and run an "I told ya so" campaign in '12.

At least, that's the only way anyone can figure it.
by NardoLoopa
Mon May 05, 2008 6:15 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Black pudding data collection thread
Replies: 67
Views: 26523

lostcalpolydude wrote:FFFppFFpFFFpFp


Holy crap. Lucky bastard.
by NardoLoopa
Thu May 01, 2008 10:01 am
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: NardoLoopa -- top BM SealClubber
Replies: 12
Views: 3961

Thanks, everyone.

You know, I bet Evo is a bit more than annoyed. She only sat on the high seat for 24hrs. I know I would be.
by NardoLoopa
Thu May 01, 2008 12:10 am
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: NardoLoopa -- top BM SealClubber
Replies: 12
Views: 3961

NardoLoopa -- top BM SealClubber

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by NardoLoopa
Tue Apr 29, 2008 7:13 pm
Forum: Hardcore
Topic: Friederike's 5-day 1045-turn HCNP TT (Mongoose) run
Replies: 4
Views: 2348

Wow, nice!
by NardoLoopa
Tue Apr 29, 2008 12:22 pm
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: New Trophy - Dirty Laundry
Replies: 7
Views: 3054

great thinking, SL. Thanks. Gotta remember to do this when I finish my BM run.
by NardoLoopa
Mon Apr 28, 2008 12:59 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Ancient cities -- non-random spirit dist
Replies: 23
Views: 7085

Re: Ancient cities -- non-random spirit dist

Code: Select all

a-a--
sd--s
sa-a-
ss---
-t---


Where "d" is Dakoda,
"t" is temple
"a" is altar
"s" is spirit

I think that was it.
by NardoLoopa
Fri Apr 25, 2008 6:37 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Casual 1 Dayer
Replies: 8
Views: 2931

Aequitas wrote:but i dont really think it's worth 2-5M per lucre just to get a ton of lucre in one day


If I had a billion meat, 400mil for my sniffual would be worth it for my emancipation.
by NardoLoopa
Thu Apr 24, 2008 10:10 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Casual 1 Dayer
Replies: 8
Views: 2931

Now, that would finally be a reason to leave hardcore
by NardoLoopa
Mon Apr 21, 2008 6:15 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: I'm sick of softcore
Replies: 16
Views: 5146

Ascend, pick a path of Hardcore. (I suggest Sauceror as your first class) Items to buy: Candy Heart Libram, Divine Libram, Snowcone Tome, Tasteful Grimoire -- maybe in that order of usefulness. Familiars: looks like you have what you need. Sell everything else you own that isn't a familiar. Enjoy! A...
by NardoLoopa
Sun Apr 20, 2008 7:56 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Epic Fail: DoD potions!
Replies: 1
Views: 1321

ouch
by NardoLoopa
Sat Apr 19, 2008 7:33 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Politics
Replies: 226
Views: 68636

Anyone who voted for Hilary but won't vote for Obama (or vice versa) is being irrational, I think. Their politics are almost identical. Clinton has more "experience" and Obama has more "charisma." Whatever that means. Yeah, I used to think that too. Maybe as late as Jan08. But t...
by NardoLoopa
Fri Apr 18, 2008 7:58 pm
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: New Trophy - Dirty Laundry
Replies: 7
Views: 3054

Really doubt the hook makes a difference. Considering how it was obtained.

Maybe all pirate stuff + fam, plus skeletonized from the Arid?
by NardoLoopa
Fri Apr 18, 2008 5:01 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Politics
Replies: 226
Views: 68636

The president only has a bit of influence over legislation. The true driving force of a president is to inspire a country to greater things.

Obama is the only one.

Judgment, contemplation, nuanced understanding, charisma.

Kick the old guard to the curb. Make mine Obama.
by NardoLoopa
Thu Apr 17, 2008 10:06 pm
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: New Trophy - Dirty Laundry
Replies: 7
Views: 3054

New Trophy - Dirty Laundry

#64 - Dirty Laundry -- Kick'em when they're up.

How to get it? Unknown.

Probably has something to do with Skeletonized from the desert.

Seen on: cThules (#230334)
by NardoLoopa
Tue Apr 15, 2008 8:04 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Ancient cities -- non-random spirit dist
Replies: 23
Views: 7085

okay, maybe the pattern is hard to see if without a mono-spaced font. Except for the upper right corner, the map forms a big 'X', exclude the temple and one alter on the right-hand side. a---- -d-sa --s-t us-s- a--us 'u' for unexplored. Forgot there are 4 altars. This sure does not look random -- th...
by NardoLoopa
Tue Apr 15, 2008 5:43 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Ancient cities -- non-random spirit dist
Replies: 23
Views: 7085

Ancient cities -- non-random spirit dist

I've encountered a very suspicious distribution of Ancient Spirits this run. a---- -d-sa --s-t -s-s- a---s Where "d" is Dakoda, "t" is temple "a" is altar "s" is spirit This clearly doesn't look random. Are there certain "maps" to the ancient cities?...
by NardoLoopa
Tue Apr 15, 2008 1:44 pm
Forum: Suggestions / Complaints
Topic: Thread density & Consolidation
Replies: 18
Views: 8748

Intros: 2 threads. 1 April, 1 Feb
Anything: 12 April, 15 march, 20 feb, 9 jan, 8 dec
Suggestions: 4 april, 1 march, 3 feb, 1 jan, 2 dec

Commune: 10 april, 15 march, 6 feb, 5 jan, 5 dec
Gameplay: 6 april, 5 march, 7 feb, 5 jan, 8 dec
Brag: 3 april, 4 march, 2 feb, 2 jan, 2 dec
by NardoLoopa
Tue Apr 15, 2008 1:24 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: So I'm about to kick up my summer diet and workout regimen
Replies: 30
Views: 9480

10lbs a week is too fast. 30lbs in 5months is a good rate.

The slower you take it off, the more likelihood of keeping it off.

This ain't speed ascending.
by NardoLoopa
Tue Apr 15, 2008 11:55 am
Forum: Suggestions / Complaints
Topic: Thread density & Consolidation
Replies: 18
Views: 8748

Thread density & Consolidation

Since we're a pretty low-volume forum, it would be good to consolidate some of the sections -- since there is an excessive amount of clicking to get little information. I suggest: 1) Rules 2) Non-gameplay related (currently this is 3 sub forums) 3) Gameplay related (currently this is 3 sub forums) 4...
by NardoLoopa
Sun Apr 13, 2008 9:18 pm
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: BM SC: Thrust-smack - 3,200meat & 3MP for nada
Replies: 6
Views: 2414

Do you mean it worked the 3rd time -- as in you lost 4 times, then tried your 3 strategies? Otherwise it's not a very good comparison. I imagine increasing DA is going to be good for all but Moxie classes (who will do Moxie). Then toys. Of course, the thing about toys is that you only get one shot a...
by NardoLoopa
Sun Apr 13, 2008 7:18 pm
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: BM SC: Thrust-smack - 3,200meat & 3MP for nada
Replies: 6
Views: 2414

Leatherskin might be good for the price. Though, with a 100% heal, item readily accessible, maybe it's not worth 200meat. *shrug*
by NardoLoopa
Sun Apr 13, 2008 5:10 pm
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: BM SC: Thrust-smack - 3,200meat & 3MP for nada
Replies: 6
Views: 2414

BM SC: Thrust-smack - 3,200meat & 3MP for nada

Okay, this is kinda nitty gritty, but I've come to the conclusion that buying TS in BM is a waste of meat and MP. In my experience, TS does about 30% more damage than normal hits (due to commonly equiped +dam items that don't get multiplied). And even when it does greater amounts it is pretty rare t...
by NardoLoopa
Fri Apr 11, 2008 9:42 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 618
Views: 212029

I don't care for the local brews. But when I'm local to Gallway, Ireland I like Murphy's Stout. When in Prague there's nothing better than Pilsner Urquel -- which tastes like liquid piss anywhere else. Sol is my favorite summer beer. Speckled Hen is nice in the winter.
by NardoLoopa
Thu Apr 03, 2008 8:12 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: April fools = fail.
Replies: 9
Views: 3397

Yeah, it's too bad getting the salad turns all your items back into salad images again.


. . .

wait, is it too late for April Fools jokes?
by NardoLoopa
Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:15 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: To all Twilight Heroes players;
Replies: 7
Views: 2313

by Ascension, you mean class-switching, I guess? Must be rolling out content w/o adding to the MotD. I'm not seeing it. Sure, the space-station. *shrug* Anyway, I think the game is okay. Or rather, might be good in two years or so. Maybe I'd have had the same opinion of KoL back in the day. Not real...
by NardoLoopa
Wed Apr 02, 2008 1:57 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: To all Twilight Heroes players;
Replies: 7
Views: 2313

People are still playing that game?

Content was mildly interesting -- great theme through. Content rolls out at a snail's pace. And there's no ascension.

Worst of all: no mafia.

But definitely fun for a month.
by NardoLoopa
Sat Mar 29, 2008 7:48 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: post 5 records you enjoy listening to
Replies: 51
Views: 19925

Smashing Pumpkins: Siamese Dream
Soul Coughing: Ruby Vroom
Moby: Play
Gnarles Barkley: St. Elsewhere
Blink 182: Greatest Hits
by NardoLoopa
Thu Mar 27, 2008 11:48 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: The Mad Hatrack
Replies: 29
Views: 7987

Yeah, I'd say the hat-rack's career will be similar to the doppel -- lots of varied fun, but maybe more useful. Also more useful than a comma -- except in regard to spading -- then again, I guess that's the main purpose of the comma. Certainly, the more interesting 100% runs will be: doppel hat-rack...
by NardoLoopa
Mon Mar 24, 2008 7:37 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introductions...
Replies: 1602
Views: 529895

A little late for intros, but hey. . . Did a few notable runs with low skills and no ueber items with my SC alter-ego LoomisMalpo. Won 2 contests (that I didn't enter, just found a Mr. A in the mail). Then I retired that account, because I find SC pretty boring. Now I only do HC or BM. Did a few not...
by NardoLoopa
Mon Mar 24, 2008 4:09 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Raffle Haus part two.
Replies: 13
Views: 4798

Okay, damn you for making me buy tickets today.

DAMN YOU!

:wink:
by NardoLoopa
Mon Mar 24, 2008 4:09 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Raffle Haus part two.
Replies: 13
Views: 4798

The costs of the raffle are pretty hard to determine. How much did you spend w/o winning in total? How much are you going to spend in the future because you had a positive response this time? That all eats away at the 58mil. Of course, that's a LOT to eat away at. I wish this kinda good fortune was ...
by NardoLoopa
Sun Jul 01, 2007 11:39 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: PVP change
Replies: 16
Views: 3255

Apparently, it affects even people who broke the prisim in HC too.

And just when KoLMafia got something to burn those fights quickly too. :/
by NardoLoopa
Fri Jun 29, 2007 6:07 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Bounty Hunter Hunter testing
Replies: 100
Views: 23843

NardoLoopa wrote:
Mercenary9 wrote:5 filthy lucre!


Wow. Is this your 5th day doing it in a row?


lol, sorry, got so excited because I thought you received 5 in one day, rather than just gaining your 5th.

:?
by NardoLoopa
Fri Jun 29, 2007 12:04 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Bounty Hunter Hunter testing
Replies: 100
Views: 23843

Mercenary9 wrote:5 filthy lucre!


Wow. Is this your 5th day doing it in a row?
by NardoLoopa
Thu Jun 28, 2007 6:03 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Bounty Hunter Hunter testing
Replies: 100
Views: 23843

24 advs from the pirates.
100% drop
0% pickpocket.

The 100% drops make me wonder about the Bobba Fett suit (someone says Jango, I'm going to disintigrate them). It it's +drops, it's cool, but won't help you claim bounties -- which seems odd.
by NardoLoopa
Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:47 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Bounty Hunter Hunter testing
Replies: 100
Views: 23843

South of the border: 25 adv
0 pickpockets
100% drops
by NardoLoopa
Mon Jun 25, 2007 10:17 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Moooo
Replies: 10
Views: 2664

Then again, you'll probably have 6 days worth of zaps to try for a fence.
by NardoLoopa
Mon Jun 25, 2007 9:54 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Bounty Hunter Hunter testing
Replies: 100
Views: 23843

MechiMech: 34advs (12 penultimate chests?!)

0 bounty items pickpocketed
100% drop rate experienced
by NardoLoopa
Mon Jun 25, 2007 5:10 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: New uses for old items.
Replies: 4
Views: 1868

antiques that previously gave you 3 twinkly wads now can be used to give you useless powder -- and no longer twinkly wads.

How useful.
by NardoLoopa
Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:14 pm
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: Elimination of trophies
Replies: 6
Views: 1708

I was trying to get the 500lbs trophy for that exact reason. I'm going to miss it by a day, I think. Hope it's still around after rollover.
by NardoLoopa
Thu Jun 21, 2007 11:11 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introductions...
Replies: 1602
Views: 529895

Greetings, AFHell/Heck. I just got inducted by dvm last weekend after completing a 4-day HCNP in 694 advs with only 15skills and no prime-stat days (HCNP lead-in). That puts me #7 on the all-time board for 15skills ( #4 w/o lead-ins ). Had two other runs (13skills and 16skills w/in 10 advs of 4-days...