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by top1214
Mon Nov 21, 2011 4:45 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: 2011-2012 College Football Discussion
Replies: 85
Views: 33245

Re: 2011-2012 College Football Discussion

But LSU losing to Arkansas creates such a sweet amount of bickering! Arkansas > LSU > Alabama >Arakansas. Only one gets to go to the SEC title game, and then (maybe!) the "Championship" game. I always root for the most chaos. I'm trying to figure out a way for the last game of the year to involve 2 ...
by top1214
Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:38 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: 2011-2012 College Football Discussion
Replies: 85
Views: 33245

Re: 2011-2012 College Football Discussion

What is there left that can "go wrong" this season? Georgia winning the SEC title game?
by top1214
Fri Nov 18, 2011 4:25 pm
Forum: Hardcore
Topic: Klyth's 2nd DitR HCNP AT/Vole <10 skill run 7/1163
Replies: 8
Views: 2252

Re: Klyth's 2nd DitR HCNP AT/Vole <10 skill run

You want to turn the ballroom song off after doing the middle chamber and before doing the beach. Still pretty rotten luck.
by top1214
Fri Nov 18, 2011 2:16 pm
Forum: Hardcore
Topic: Acolyte99's DitR 4/872 HCNP AT (Vole) run
Replies: 6
Views: 2111

Re: Acolyte99's DitR 4/872 HCNP AT (Vole) run

You only need 11 ratchets. And in HC, you only want 9. Place (and turn!) the wheel! I've been told this, but I still don't understand, amazingly. It takes 3/4/3 turns/ratchets to get the Token, Bomb, and Tomb, correct? However, it takes an additional ratchet to install the wheel, afaik. Is it sugge...
by top1214
Fri Nov 18, 2011 2:05 pm
Forum: Hardcore
Topic: Mechald's 4/965 DitR AT HCNP (Vole) (comments welcome)
Replies: 13
Views: 3709

Re: Mechald's 4/965 DitR AT HCNP (Vole) (comments welcome)

Whoops. Reading too many logs. Someone is going PM....

Also, the Forest is weirdish. The first time (getting the mosquito) don't run NC. For the other stuff, it helps. Remember, the first one has a floor and a ceiling, and all the ones after the first one have a ceiling.
by top1214
Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:02 pm
Forum: Hardcore
Topic: Acolyte99's DitR 4/872 HCNP AT (Vole) run
Replies: 6
Views: 2111

Re: Acolyte99's DitR 4/872 HCNP AT (Vole) run

Link to skills? Agree, what is DBS? (And GSH is Generic SUmmer Holiday?) Agree it may be time to think more about turncutting than turn generating. If you are desperate for base booze, wouldn't the n00b cave w/vodka have been alright? If you have Umbrellas (LPUs), you can make SHCs (although you can...
by top1214
Fri Nov 18, 2011 11:21 am
Forum: Hardcore
Topic: Mechald's 4/965 DitR AT HCNP (Vole) (comments welcome)
Replies: 13
Views: 3709

Re: Mechald's 4/965 DitR AT HCNP (Vole) (comments welcome)

Congrats! Couple of notes. You don't run Smooth + Sonata while looking for the mosquito, do you? There's a 5 turn floor, and then the NC appears w/in the next 3 turns, iirc. Running them there saves like 0.1 turns. Re: Surviving the bedroom. You won't. For quite awhile. It takes a combat suite, and ...
by top1214
Thu Nov 17, 2011 9:17 am
Forum: Ascension Tools
Topic: Kolproxy: a new game interface
Replies: 161
Views: 440622

Re: kolproxy: A new game interface

(Also, that sort of thing is never accurate. Just today someone in /clan stopped flyering because mafia said it was done, and of course it wasn't.) That's mostly because mafia applies +ML to tomb rat kings, and I don't think +ML applies for them (right?). Still a mafia bug, and your general point w...
by top1214
Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:18 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 618
Views: 208994

Re: Beers

stupac2 wrote:They see me drinkin', they be hatin'.
I know what they're all thinking.
I'm drunk N beer nerdy
by top1214
Tue Nov 15, 2011 4:13 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Achievements Bulletin
Replies: 192
Views: 73412

Re: Achievements Bulletin

A late bulletin. Sorry guys. It took awhile to upload all of the Halloween pics.
by top1214
Tue Nov 15, 2011 4:12 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Way of the Softcore Surprising Fist!
Replies: 1
Views: 2176

Re: Way of the Softcore Surprising Fist!

Yay Liizu! Grats to everyone else! That's some pretty good domination.
by top1214
Fri Nov 11, 2011 6:42 pm
Forum: Hardcore
Topic: Sleeping Beast's DitR HCNP AT Log
Replies: 20
Views: 4413

Re: Sleeping Beast's DitR HCNP AT Log

Let's just say that this particular diamond is quite rough. Actually I may just be a lump of coal, after all... That just means you need more pressure. Gogogo! You can do it! Everybody's doing it but you! You parents are counting on you! If you fail, I'll kill your dog . He's not kidding. I miss Sp...
by top1214
Thu Nov 10, 2011 10:47 pm
Forum: Hardcore
Topic: Volotani's HCFist AT Vole 5/1021, comments welcome
Replies: 8
Views: 2248

Re: Volotani's HCFist AT Vole (in progress, comments welcome

Once you get harem outfit, Treasury has a 500 meat adventure. Do that every day.
by top1214
Thu Nov 10, 2011 9:31 pm
Forum: Hardcore
Topic: Volotani's HCFist AT Vole 5/1021, comments welcome
Replies: 8
Views: 2248

Re: Volotani's HCFist AT Vole (in progress, comments welcome

Link/list of skills? It looks like you don't have the basic consumption (Pastamastery, Saucecrafting, Advanced Cock) ones (hence the dietary problems).
by top1214
Wed Nov 09, 2011 10:49 pm
Forum: Hardcore
Topic: Sleeping Beast's DitR HCNP AT Log
Replies: 20
Views: 4413

Re: Sleeping Beast's DitR HCNP AT Log

It's only 1-2 fullness, w/fortune cookies. Generally, best of whatever's dropped (creamsicle, oasis food, black forest food, etc). I haven't done a run w/clip art where I thought about changing this (I don't think it's worth it given what else tome summons can do for you [bucket of wine and unbearab...
by top1214
Wed Nov 09, 2011 5:49 pm
Forum: Hardcore
Topic: Lrdwhyt - DitR HCNP P (Wallaby) 5/942
Replies: 13
Views: 3827

Re: Lrdwhyt - DitR HCNP P (Wallaby)

If nothing else, a Fax/YR /Arrow plan for each day is a great help in my runs to reduce my screwing them up to 1/run or so. :-D
by top1214
Wed Nov 09, 2011 5:32 pm
Forum: Softcore
Topic: Re: AprilFools Ditr4 Contest run Log #1 - 4/877 turns
Replies: 12
Views: 3793

Re: AprilFools Ditr4 Contest run Log #1

Is the navel ring for combat? (+100% damage, -1 MP for skills). I think Sing can get you fairly far w/AT and OPS, but really, you need to perm flavor and Shieldbutt. They will make combat much easier.
by top1214
Wed Nov 09, 2011 4:44 pm
Forum: Hardcore
Topic: Klyth's DitR HCNP AT/Vole <10 skill run 6/1152
Replies: 18
Views: 5625

Re: Klyth's DitR HCNP run

Runaways w/the boots is pretty easy (compared to say the bander). Am I in a really low level with an available runaway and is this a monster I don;t want? Runaway! (You can use this in conjunction w/stomping to get a preferred paste if you'd like). RIght, so the tender saves statless crafting turns....
by top1214
Wed Nov 09, 2011 3:11 pm
Forum: Hardcore
Topic: Klyth's DitR HCNP AT/Vole <10 skill run 6/1152
Replies: 18
Views: 5625

Re: Klyth's DitR HCNP run

Astral belt is probably fairly ambitious for your skill level. Did you use runaways somewhere? I can't tell the way you logged it. In general, going for a bartender is a bad idea, in turns of turns saved, especially without Olfaction. Chef is usually the way to go, especially if you are planning on ...
by top1214
Wed Nov 09, 2011 3:01 pm
Forum: Hardcore
Topic: Sleeping Beast's DitR HCNP AT Log
Replies: 20
Views: 4413

Re: Sleeping Beast's DitR HCNP AT Log

I had to go through your familiar list to realize you don't have any FsotM and that a vanilla volley (grinning turtle) is probably your best bet. Jack-in-the-box can be very powerful, but somewhat fiddly. I used it a lot in this PM run . Basically, alternate places where you don't need item drop w/p...
by top1214
Wed Nov 09, 2011 10:38 am
Forum: Hardcore
Topic: Getch's 7/1394 DitR HCNP TT
Replies: 23
Views: 5195

Re: Getch's DitR HCNP TT (planning, please comment)

Well, the first bricko bat is easy because you can't lose the first fight (angel makes combat trivial), so the question is, by the time the second bat comes around, can you beat it? If you time it right I think it's reasonable. I agree w/bleary. Running no ML, bricko bat has attack of 70 and Defens...
by top1214
Wed Nov 09, 2011 10:32 am
Forum: Hardcore
Topic: justinaRMS's 4/885 HCNP TT (Wombat). Comments please!
Replies: 6
Views: 2252

Re: justinaRMS's HCNP TT (Wombat) (in progress, comments ple

When sewerleveling, the Angel provides 1-2 turns of resource free killing w/poison arrows (if/when I do this, it's turns 2&3). You can also get a couple of turns of fingercuffing them, but I wouldn't do that until I had a halfway decent weapon and a bit of mus. Goat fax only makes sense if you think...
by top1214
Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:36 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introductions...
Replies: 1602
Views: 522424

Re: Introductions...

I'm here because Jersey Tomato came visiting Old CW's last night and convinced me that I should come visit. She then convinced me to enter your DitR contest. She's pretty good at this whole persuasion thing. She made you an offer you couldn't refuse? I just make offers you wouldn't want to refuse.
by top1214
Wed Nov 02, 2011 8:43 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: great moments in chat
Replies: 480
Views: 197684

Re: great moments in chat

lotsofphil wrote:[09:28][clan] darkgreycat (AFH): What's the term for a scarecrow with spangly mariachi pants? A spanglyass?

[09:29][clan] Eevilcat (AFH): glitterbum?
Is spanglecrotch not catching on?
by top1214
Wed Oct 05, 2011 5:59 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Achievements Bulletin
Replies: 192
Views: 73412

Re: Achievements Bulletin

OH man, that turned out nice :-D

My favorite part was the narration.

Great job Q!
by top1214
Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: Bad Moon
Topic: Pronell's BM Sauce run 12/1792
Replies: 7
Views: 3477

Re: Pronell's BM Sauce run 12/1792

Plan for BM S vs NS: Get Massage oils as a semi-rare at some point. Run fairy on battlefield. Turn in everything. Get lots of nets and poultices (more nets than normal for any class). Buy Geyser w/spare meat. Equip high DA stuff (keg or wonderwall shield are best off-hands). Lose first 3 times w/out...
by top1214
Mon Oct 03, 2011 11:05 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introductions...
Replies: 1602
Views: 522424

Re: Introductions...

Hey all. Wannabe speed ascender here. I was mostly a SC ascender before the Valhallavamp, but since then I've also gotten interested in HC. My typical runs are ~3/700 for SC and 6-7 days for HC. Yay! Welcome to the club! More recently I've become interested in BM, because the whole "level playing f...
by top1214
Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:34 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Speed (running & exercise)
Replies: 292
Views: 113842

Re: Raccoon vs the body mass index (I won!!!)

Isn't there nip tape out there?

There are, ~$2/run.
by top1214
Thu Sep 29, 2011 6:17 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Bay Area folks! Hang out Pantsless weekend of October 15!
Replies: 40
Views: 14373

Re: Bay Area folks! Hang out Pantsless weekend of October 15

Verdigris97 wrote:
stupac2 wrote:You need to attend that... why?
Unfortunately, that question does not have a rational answer. Ever.
Does that mean the answer is (phonetically) "Aye?"
by top1214
Thu Sep 22, 2011 2:00 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Pantsless Tour 2011 - New York, NY - weekend of Dec 3
Replies: 24
Views: 9928

Re: Pantsless Tour 2011 - New York, NY - weekend of Dec 3

Maybe she'll get the "wrong" idea, and you'll get lucky and won't end up leaving the house that weekend!
by top1214
Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:12 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Brute Force Spading of delay()
Replies: 46
Views: 29972

Re: Brute Force Spading of delay()

lostcalpolydude wrote:
top1214 wrote:Where did turn 259 go?
The log lists it before 258 and says it was spent crafting. Strange.

But those were 2 crafts done w/Inigo's. So this looks really weird.
by top1214
Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:03 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Brute Force Spading of delay()
Replies: 46
Views: 29972

Re: Brute Force Spading of delay()

Where did turn 259 go?
by top1214
Tue Sep 20, 2011 8:40 am
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: JP hitting a few boards
Replies: 8
Views: 3770

Re: JP hitting a few boards

Gogo JP!
by top1214
Fri Sep 16, 2011 5:33 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Congratulations, Jersey_Tomato! (HCNP sub-board domination)
Replies: 14
Views: 8568

Re: Congratulations, Jersey_Tomato! (HCNP sub-board dominati

EpicMoose wrote: You awesome HC people and your fantabulous rewards.
Fixed that for you!

Mini-modded instead of actually modded.
by top1214
Fri Sep 16, 2011 1:34 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 618
Views: 208994

Re: Beers

Our honeymoon hotel was awesome and I can't say enough good things about them, but their idea of "craft beer" is way off the mark. They said that they'd send up a complimentary bottle of champagne and selection of craft beers . Corona is a craft beer! In that you have to paste it w/lime in order fo...
by top1214
Fri Sep 16, 2011 12:47 am
Forum: Hardcore
Topic: Whym's HCO DB 8/696
Replies: 15
Views: 4388

Re: Whym's HCO DB 8-Day Attempt (Ongoing, Comments Encourage

Maybe YR-ing the miner yesterday, fax ASCII instead of faxing YR-ing the G-string (which can be done on any day, pretty much). Then it's 10 mines to get ore, and do goats and DD while waiting on shore. Which still probably isn't enough turns. Also, are you not going to gamble on needing tele at gate...
by top1214
Fri Sep 16, 2011 12:22 am
Forum: Hardcore
Topic: Whym's HCO DB 8/696
Replies: 15
Views: 4388

Re: Whym's HCO DB 8-Day Attempt (Ongoing, Comments Encourage

At that point, since I hadn't even started on the Bedroom yet, I figured it would likely take at least as long to turn on the song as it would have saved, if not more. So I decided to focus on the turn-gen over the turn-count. Not sure if that was the right call, now. But it seemed like it at the t...
by top1214
Wed Sep 14, 2011 5:59 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Congratulations, Jersey_Tomato! (HCNP sub-board domination)
Replies: 14
Views: 8568

Re: Congratulations, Jersey_Tomato! (HCNP sub-board dominati

Am I the only shorebot left?

Grats, JT.
by top1214
Wed Sep 14, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introductions...
Replies: 1602
Views: 522424

Re: Introductions...

Flying Spaghetti wrote:
My favorite Doonesbury joke was "Expletive Gerund?"
You're dating yourself... that cartoon was from 1985. :)

But I guess I'm dating myself just by knowing that.
Born 1983. But my dad had/has Doonesbury books...toilet reading, ftw!
by top1214
Mon Sep 12, 2011 9:46 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introductions...
Replies: 1602
Views: 522424

Re: Introductions...

lotsofphil wrote:I should mention that Flying Spaghetti won the prestigious "Gerund in Player Name" contest. So a round of applause for that.
My favorite Doonesbury joke was "Expletive Gerund?" :-D

Also, I shudder to think what my player name won....
by top1214
Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:15 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 618
Views: 208994

Re: Beers

NardoLoopa wrote:New Belgium Trippel: WOW

I think I've found my new love.
I think this is the first time I'm having it warm; it's even better!
by top1214
Mon Sep 05, 2011 3:37 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Achievements Bulletin
Replies: 192
Views: 73412

Re: Achievements Bulletin

It's official! We forgot someone!

She sent Nikita after us when we forgot her in the Bulletin (3rd SCBee, 2/603) [8 letters]
Snaelda
by top1214
Mon Sep 05, 2011 9:24 am
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Achievements Bulletin
Replies: 192
Views: 73412

Re: Achievements Bulletin

So for any of you doing the puzzle, numbers are left in, and all underscores are turned into spaces (and spaces are left in). So Random_dude_27 would be Random dude 27 when filling in the puzzle. Was it changed? When I went through, underscores were removed while spaces were left in. Whoops...sorry...
by top1214
Mon Sep 05, 2011 1:45 am
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: Achievements Bulletin
Replies: 192
Views: 73412

Re: Achievements Bulletin

So for any of you doing the puzzle, numbers are left in, and all underscores are turned into spaces (and spaces are left in). So Random_dude_27 would be Random dude 27 when filling in the puzzle.
by top1214
Wed Aug 31, 2011 8:54 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: 2011-2012 College Football Discussion
Replies: 85
Views: 33245

Re: 2011-2012 College Football Discussion

What will superconferences do for basketball? The BIg East is already a huge clusterfuck of teams (some of whom don't play Division-1A minor league football) where (at least recently, I think), some you play twice a year, some you won't play at all in the given year. The automatic bids for March Mad...
by top1214
Wed Aug 31, 2011 6:49 pm
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: DoD: To open, or to leave?
Replies: 27
Views: 10010

Re: DoD: To open, or to leave?

Isn't the main issue getting him to hit you at all? In that case flyers help, critical hit or not. Unless I'm missing something... (sometimes I feel like a child walking into a theater in the middle of a movie...) Yeah, but it works for, at best, one extra hit one time when doing the war as a hippy...
by top1214
Wed Aug 31, 2011 11:30 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: DoD: To open, or to leave?
Replies: 27
Views: 10010

Re: DoD: To open, or to leave?

Even with safe moxie, you can use the pirate insult book/flyers for 2 guaranteed hits. (I assume those don't mess with the tele proc) Sometimes getting non-safe moxie is a nontrivial thing to do. I mentioned Safe Moxie as a "worst case scenario," i.e. the QM will rarely hit you. If you still have f...
by top1214
Mon Aug 29, 2011 9:55 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: 2011-2012 College Football Discussion
Replies: 85
Views: 33245

Re: 2011-2012 College Football Discussion

Worried. The Eagles added Asumugha, and Vick hasn't killed any dogs lately. Meanwhile, we've been getting guys injured at camp, especially at CB.

Oh wait, were you talking about minor league football? ;-)
by top1214
Mon Aug 29, 2011 6:18 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 618
Views: 208994

Re: Beers

NardoLoopa wrote:New Belgium Trippel: WOW

I think I've found my new love.
Have you tried the 1554? Me, 1554, and Trippel; my favorite menage a trois.
by top1214
Wed Aug 24, 2011 10:57 pm
Forum: Bad Moon
Topic: Downstairs Frank's Way of suprising sauce BM run(10/1374)
Replies: 12
Views: 6105

Re: Downstairs Frank's Way of the surprising sauce BM run

I did all of level 11 (including the bosses; I set up the GMoB, which costs about 5 extra turns powerleveling [the other NC being 2X myst makes up for setting him up]), and it took me 200adv to go from 11 -> 12, only 9 of those were in the bathroom. You are a day ahead of me, and I only ate 1 cherry...
by top1214
Tue Aug 23, 2011 10:13 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: great moments in chat
Replies: 480
Views: 197684

Re: great moments in chat

I suppose it depends on the talent level of the elephant.
by top1214
Tue Aug 23, 2011 10:03 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: great moments in chat
Replies: 480
Views: 197684

Re: great moments in chat

So thacon likes a little of his junk in the trunk?
by top1214
Tue Aug 23, 2011 3:21 pm
Forum: Bad Moon
Topic: Downstairs Frank's Way of suprising sauce BM run(10/1374)
Replies: 12
Views: 6105

Re: Downstairs Frank's Way of the surprising sauce BM run

I think I usually like to set the son before pirates part 1: It helps me get the pirate outfit; non-myst classes like or are neutral to bar NCs, and this outweighs the F'c'le negative for me (this also depends on the other stuff; like it helps getting mining outfit, >, etc) Man, I really had no idea...
by top1214
Tue Aug 23, 2011 8:29 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: DoD: To open, or to leave?
Replies: 27
Views: 10010

Re: DoD: To open, or to leave?

Define negligible. I spent some time spading this today, and, if you are at safe moxie, it takes stasising 3 QMs on average to get tele from them. Remember, uppercase Q can't give you tele. Even with safe moxie, you can use the pirate insult book/flyers for 2 guaranteed hits. (I assume those don't ...
by top1214
Sun Aug 21, 2011 1:16 pm
Forum: Bad Moon
Topic: Downstairs Frank's Way of suprising sauce BM run(10/1374)
Replies: 12
Views: 6105

Re: Downstairs Frank's Way of the surprising sauce BM run

Yeah, I had the same problem running out of things to do, which is why I farmed the chef the hard way (opening ruins before cyrpt). Re schnapps: If you have the fruit, it still costs 5 more meat than imported beer (35 autosell fruit, 70 for fermenting powder). Buying the fruit costs 40 meat more. Bl...
by top1214
Thu Aug 18, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: KoL bumper sticker sighting
Replies: 5
Views: 2970

Re: KoL bumper sticker sighting

You could've just held up your sword and martini glass. Isn't that the universal Loathing signal?
by top1214
Thu Aug 18, 2011 10:39 am
Forum: Hardcore
Topic: Playultm8's HCT AT Vole 5/721
Replies: 3
Views: 1548

Re: Playultm8's HCT AT Vole 5/721

Day 1 and the boots. If you want to get tarts as a SR, you should stomp in the back alley (if going there) and the knob. You probably wanted to move the 8-bit up for tokens, and then charged the boots there before stomping the knob. And, if you had saved your fax/YR, you could've done Mariachi day 1...
by top1214
Wed Aug 17, 2011 1:49 pm
Forum: Bad Moon
Topic: whore_moans' BM S 11/1458
Replies: 15
Views: 6848

Re: whore_moans' BM S 11/1458

Thanks for the plan! I've never really planned a BM run. Nor thought much about the semi-rares.

And thanks for the compliment on being clean.
by top1214
Tue Aug 16, 2011 8:34 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: Way of the exploding fist
Replies: 18
Views: 5958

Re: Way of the exploding fist

iaruk wrote:16 meat recovered, 99,984 left (54-84 turns).

the nuns are a challenge!
I'm kinda surprised the nuns don't count as charity.
by top1214
Mon Aug 15, 2011 11:52 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: 5/755 - Lazy 4-day HCT
Replies: 20
Views: 7022

Re: Lazy 4-day HCT

Missed. Ended D4 with 734 turns played. Remaining to be done: Clover for baseball (have sonar) Find potion of ettin strength L13 quest So, 20-30 turns short. Aww. :( So close phil. Maybe next time try not being so lazy about it ;-) What did you take form the gash? I don't see belt or shirt stats. A...
by top1214
Sat Aug 13, 2011 5:38 pm
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: DoD: To open, or to leave?
Replies: 27
Views: 10010

Re: DoD: To open, or to leave?

Nice work WM. I think insta must be right. A ( is a (. It is fine to be careful when testing this, but I'd be very surprised if your Q-dropped ( is different in any way from your choice-NC ( edit: that is also pretty testable. Sniff acid blobs, cleesh all others. Get 30 ( that "should be" whistles,...
by top1214
Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:19 pm
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: DoD: To open, or to leave?
Replies: 27
Views: 10010

Re: DoD: To open, or to leave?

How I will spade this on a lazy run: YR lowercase b, Cleesh everyone else, see what the ( turns into. Or, sniff Uppercase Q, Cleesh other guys, get a bunch of (, see what they turn into.
by top1214
Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:00 pm
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: DoD: To open, or to leave?
Replies: 27
Views: 10010

Re: DoD: To open, or to leave?

Instalite wrote:The noncombat gives left parentheses, which randomly turn into any of the appropriate items. The game doesn't keep track of what they 'really' are.
I doubt it's random. I got 30 ( from the NC. They turned into 21 large boxen, 8 small boxen, 1 whistle. Data here.
by top1214
Sat Aug 13, 2011 11:02 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: DoD: To open, or to leave?
Replies: 27
Views: 10010

Re: DoD: To open, or to leave?

I believe you are thinking incorrectly abut the tele gate. In order to understand if leaving the DoD closed is a good idea, you need to know how many turns it takes to get tele from the NC (~3) vs. how many turns it takes to open the DoD (~6), and how much longer it would take to farm the teleportit...
by top1214
Fri Aug 12, 2011 10:15 am
Forum: Bad Moon
Topic: whore_moans' BM S 11/1458
Replies: 15
Views: 6848

Re: whore_moans' BM S 11/1458

nice run! want any comments? strategies ? Always! It's possible to avoid the hippy outfit till level 9 as a sauce( key is cherries and tomatos)....it's also possible to avoid the chef-in-a-box until after getting a smart skull / shovel from the crypt... unlocking the road is all you need to do to g...
by top1214
Fri Aug 12, 2011 9:56 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: 5/755 - Lazy 4-day HCT
Replies: 20
Views: 7022

Re: Lazy 4-day HCT

Extra runaways (if any) can be thrown at the chasm; they can't be thrown at the beach.

No modern zmobie arrow phil?

With decreasing daycounts, is it time to ponder the quake for the angel yet?
by top1214
Thu Aug 11, 2011 8:52 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: Tomb ratchets, or turning the wheel?
Replies: 42
Views: 30843

Re: Tomb ratchets, or turning the wheel?

sham wrote:do we have a graph ML vs % of appearance? or something equivalent?
Ask and ye shall receive.

P(king) ~ ML/300
by top1214
Wed Aug 10, 2011 6:59 pm
Forum: Bad Moon
Topic: whore_moans' BM S 11/1458
Replies: 15
Views: 6848

Re: whore_moans' BM S 11/1458

Turn rundown finished! ADVENTURES ---------- Seriously, take a look. It is pretty messed up where my adv went. Haunted Bathroom: 78 Spooky Forest: 66 Hippy Camp: 62 Battlefield (Hippy Uniform): 61 Whitey's Grove: 48 Menagerie 1: 44 Hole in the Sky: 36 Degrassi Knoll: 34 Goatlet: 33 Fantasy Airship: ...
by top1214
Wed Aug 10, 2011 6:52 pm
Forum: Bad Moon
Topic: whore_moans' BM S 11/1458
Replies: 15
Views: 6848

Re: whore_moans' BM S 11/1458

===Day 11=== Adventure count at day start: 73 Current meat: 13589 o> Ate 1 fortune cookie (1 adventures gained) [0,0,0] o> Drank 9 shot of pear schnapps (54 adventures gained) [0,165,0] [1345-1350] Next to that Barrel with Something Burning in it [78,113,88] +> [1350] Got molybdenum hammer [1351] O...
by top1214
Wed Aug 10, 2011 6:49 pm
Forum: Bad Moon
Topic: whore_moans' BM S 11/1458
Replies: 15
Views: 6848

Re: whore_moans' BM S 11/1458

===Day 10=== Adventure count at day start: 52 Current meat: 342 [1174-1180] Haunted Bathroom [20,802,29] => Level 12 (Turn 1180)! (81/125/81) [1181-1183] Wartime Hippy Camp [100,200,0] [1184] Haunted Pantry [0,0,0] #> [1184] Semirare: The Pilsbury Doughjerk [1185-1205] Wartime Hippy Camp [370,480,8...