And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mr. Sefrol » Tue Nov 12, 2013 2:46 am

Damn it I missed all the fun. Was gonna ask for a panda and a black bear frolicking in a meadow, chasing a camper.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Asmodai » Tue Nov 12, 2013 2:56 am

Holy crap, all this time, maps have lied to me! Sorta...

If you were to look at the world map, you wouldnt think that Africa is bigger than America. In fact, America looks bigger. But in reality, the continent of Africa could hold America, China, and a large portion of Europe!
Mercator type maps badly distort anything close to the equator, making it look smaller than it actually is.

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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mr. Sefrol » Tue Nov 12, 2013 6:06 am

Learned about that in high school after asking about the oddity that was the Mollwiede projection style map. Thought this was common knowledge though by now.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Tuor » Tue Nov 12, 2013 9:52 am

ugh too early
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby EagleMan » Tue Nov 12, 2013 10:04 am

Mr. Sefrol wrote:Learned about that in high school after asking about the oddity that was the Mollwiede projection style map. Thought this was common knowledge though by now.

Nope, it really isn't.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Asmodai » Tue Nov 12, 2013 11:03 am

Nope, never even knew there were different kind of maps. Though given how much texture work I've been doing lately, I probably should've seen how a square map couldn't possible fit around a globe.

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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Hiryu » Tue Nov 12, 2013 11:04 am

Post about 4 or 5 pages ago, try to keep up.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Asmodai » Tue Nov 12, 2013 11:05 am

Damn it, I dont have time to read every page here!
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Postby Exodis » Tue Nov 12, 2013 11:31 am

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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Hiryu » Tue Nov 12, 2013 11:38 am

Asmodai wrote:Damn it, I dont have time to read every page here!
You don't seem to have time to read anything, you just repost.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Millo » Tue Nov 12, 2013 11:41 am

Mr. Sefrol wrote:Damn it I missed all the fun. Was gonna ask for a panda and a black bear frolicking in a meadow, chasing a camper.

http://i.imgur.com/x1CczB1.png


To be fair to Asm, I'm pretty sure the link to the video was broken.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Q.U. » Tue Nov 12, 2013 12:09 pm

Asmodai wrote:Damn it, I dont have time to read every page here!

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Millo wrote:To be fair to Asm, I'm pretty sure the link to the video was broken.

It is now, because youtube terms of service.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Millo » Tue Nov 12, 2013 12:32 pm

Why didn't they just add a Flesh light to the end of it?
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mir@k » Tue Nov 12, 2013 12:37 pm

Those bears are not chasing a camper though.

And because if they added a fleshlight they wouldn't be able to do a demonstration in public, but that doesn't mean it isn't possible. On the contrary i'm pretty sure the whole point of that is to allow for these things to be easily plugged.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Asmodai » Tue Nov 12, 2013 12:56 pm

Millo wrote:Why didn't they just add a Flesh light to the end of it?

Pretty sure thats the whole point of the thing
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mir@k » Tue Nov 12, 2013 1:04 pm

The market for that is ripe for exploitation. Kinda makes me think about what i could do to make a profit out of that. Here's hoping for a bright future.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Millo » Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:44 pm

They should use the Fuck Me Silly. That game would sell out like hot cakes.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Tuor » Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:46 pm

Gotta love people who seem like they're liable to cough up a lung, yet still go to class.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Hiryu » Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:55 pm

How far away did you sit from said person?
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Tuor » Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:58 pm

Fortunately I was about half a class room away
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Hiryu » Tue Nov 12, 2013 6:01 pm

COWARD!
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Tuor » Tue Nov 12, 2013 6:05 pm

Lol
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Whatis6times9 » Tue Nov 12, 2013 8:52 pm

Voracek has 2 on the night so far.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Tuor » Tue Nov 12, 2013 8:59 pm

Looks like the Flyers have their shit together now
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Whatis6times9 » Tue Nov 12, 2013 9:08 pm

Tonight at least, tomorrow in Pittsburgh is the real indicator for me. But then again we seem to love beating the Pens at home.
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