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by plaidrhino
Fri Jan 13, 2006 8:57 am
Forum: Spam
Topic: Fun with Stats...
Replies: 3
Views: 532

Fun with Stats...

I was tempted to post this in Debate...its an exceprt from an email that was forwarded to me this morning: If you consider that there have been an average of 160,000 troops in the Iraq theater of operations during the last 22 months, and a total of 2112 deaths, that gives a firearm death rate of 60 ...
by plaidrhino
Tue Jan 10, 2006 10:41 am
Forum: Broken Roads
Topic: Schedule
Replies: 3
Views: 4370

Next game: Saturday, January 14th, 4:00ish. Same place as usual.

Up until the first week of March, the game will be every other week.
by plaidrhino
Fri Dec 30, 2005 9:15 am
Forum: Spam
Topic: Happy New Year's!
Replies: 11
Views: 799

that wouldn't happen to be the same Tecate that sat in the cooler from months on end when you guys were in Mira Mesa would it...
by plaidrhino
Wed Dec 28, 2005 10:24 am
Forum: Debate
Topic: Church-State Quiz
Replies: 11
Views: 2755

managed to get 17...not bad for random guessing really...
by plaidrhino
Tue Dec 20, 2005 12:35 pm
Forum: Spam
Topic: Pokemon causes Cancer!
Replies: 8
Views: 506

I choose you Melanomachu!
by plaidrhino
Fri Dec 09, 2005 4:01 pm
Forum: Broken Roads
Topic: Campaign Synopsis
Replies: 3
Views: 3817

The Second Story Arc: Unknown Foes Tensions rise between the three companions as their search leads them to the fishing town of Levi Crossing. They must remain together however, for orcs, not seen in this region since their defeat at the Battle of Lion’s Gate, have been spotted along the coastlin...
by plaidrhino
Fri Dec 09, 2005 3:39 pm
Forum: Broken Roads
Topic: Campaign Synopsis
Replies: 3
Views: 3817

Epilogue: Where the Wind Blows The search for the wolf led to clues beyond a simple missing animal. Something strange was afoot. A local sage murdered, a family destroyed, and long dead soldiers walking amongst the living all brought ruination to the Harvest Festival and to the people of Bella’s ...
by plaidrhino
Wed Dec 07, 2005 2:39 pm
Forum: Broken Roads
Topic: Schedule
Replies: 3
Views: 4370

Next game: Saturday, December 17th, 4:00ish. Same place as usual.
by plaidrhino
Wed Dec 07, 2005 2:35 pm
Forum: Spam
Topic: Happy Birthday Mord!
Replies: 17
Views: 1197

ditto from me
by plaidrhino
Wed Dec 07, 2005 1:11 pm
Forum: Broken Roads
Topic: A Letter to Keiron
Replies: 0
Views: 2384

A Letter to Keiron

Here is the letter Fenny sent along from the brothel to Keiron. Keiron, Well now, where to begin. It truly is hard to know in light of all that has happened these past few days. The comedy of the harvest festival…that whelp Maelene…no…I know…the murder of Selanie. Yes, lets b...
by plaidrhino
Fri Dec 02, 2005 4:05 pm
Forum: Broken Roads
Topic: Schedule
Replies: 3
Views: 4370

Next game: Saturday, December 10th, 4:00ish. Same place as usual.

Edit: This session has been cancelled due to people having a life outside of the game!!!!!!
by plaidrhino
Thu Nov 24, 2005 10:39 am
Forum: Broken Roads
Topic: Schedule
Replies: 3
Views: 4370

Schedule

Next game: Saturday, November 26th, 4:00ish. Same place as usual.
by plaidrhino
Wed Nov 23, 2005 1:19 pm
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: boardgames...
Replies: 35
Views: 5681

Yea, boardgames are a lot of fun. I am all over the spectrum on them, from the trivial pursuit types and their pop culture editions to the more animated charade types and down to the strategic ones like Settlers of Catan. All fun in my book. I even host a boardgame lunch at my work once a month were...
by plaidrhino
Sun Nov 20, 2005 12:16 pm
Forum: Broken Roads
Topic: XP/Fate Awards
Replies: 0
Views: 2355

XP/Fate Awards

So it looks like we are off to a good start. This thread will be a running log of the xp awards. Be sure to check it prior to a game in case you managed to level up. It will include any bonuses from the sessions as well as anything outside of the game like journal entries, character background devel...
by plaidrhino
Thu Nov 17, 2005 2:58 pm
Forum: Broken Roads
Topic: Campaign Synopsis
Replies: 3
Views: 3817

The First Story Arc: Where the Winds Blow Near the southern beaches of Ealandrel, the Harvest Festival is upon us once more in Bella’s Field. The townsfolk are excited for this year Councilman Maelene has brought in the Quickfoot Traveling Troupe to entertain the children and to celebrate the goo...
by plaidrhino
Thu Nov 17, 2005 2:56 pm
Forum: Broken Roads
Topic: Campaign Synopsis
Replies: 3
Views: 3817

Campaign Synopsis

The Story: All is quiet within the realms though it has been a long and winding road that has lead to this peace. Over 650 years ago, during the Year of Belai, a devastating war between the Slaumount dwarves and the orcs erupted from beneath the earth in Slaugut Valley. The orcs drove the dwarves i...
by plaidrhino
Wed Nov 16, 2005 7:37 am
Forum: Broken Roads
Topic: House Rules
Replies: 0
Views: 2105

House Rules

Weapon Specialization: Weapon Specialization is no longer limited to the figther class. Barbarians, Paladins, and Rangers can take the feat upon attaining 6th level. Rogues can take the feat upon attaining 8th level. Clerics worshipping a god of battle and choosing the appropriate domain can gain t...
by plaidrhino
Tue Nov 08, 2005 10:52 am
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: Your “coolest” gaming moment
Replies: 43
Views: 5518

This may seem strange, but for me, the coolest moments in gaming is when I can get an honest surprise out of my plyers when something happens that they really enjoy that they also did not expect. Like in one of my Agent games they figured out who the billionaire is that is fronting a terrorist orga...
by plaidrhino
Tue Nov 08, 2005 10:51 am
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: Your “coolest” gaming moment
Replies: 43
Views: 5518

Hey, I have one! I had a cartoon published in a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic book once. w00t! Well since we are going down memory lane regarding TMNT, I have a few. When I lived in MA (near Springfield where Eko's Overstock parcel seemed to hit limbo...) I used to regularly hang out with Kevi...
by plaidrhino
Mon Nov 07, 2005 4:11 pm
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Don't shop at Overstock.com
Replies: 53
Views: 15868

It was the most horrendous thing I've ever seen. A dude riding a bicycle mooning people and with this sort of megaphone traffic cone thing sticking out as though he wanted to broadcast his farts. Plaid Rhino already had dibs on Angelina Jolie. I can't help it if people often confuse me for Angelina...
by plaidrhino
Fri Oct 14, 2005 3:24 pm
Forum: Spam
Topic: Coffee
Replies: 1
Views: 410

I couldn't view it so really have no clue as to what this post is all about other than coffee...this fell into my lap today and i figured i would share...

http://www.cannabis.net/weblife.html
by plaidrhino
Fri Oct 14, 2005 8:58 am
Forum: Spam
Topic: We Hatess Them
Replies: 14
Views: 1141

JC, Sounds very cool no matter how correct it is. Speaking of friends doing stuff. I've got a friend chasing down new species of reptiles and such in South America rainforest. http://www.lizardchasers.org/ Site is under construct but theres stuff there. He's told me that his students and him have f...
by plaidrhino
Thu Oct 13, 2005 6:37 am
Forum: Spam
Topic: We Hatess Them
Replies: 14
Views: 1141

that's frackin' cool! what other entymological coursework have you had? I haven't really had much in the way of direct entomology. A lot of it stemmed from zoological studies that included sections on entomology. Probably the most insightful were the Comparative Anatomy class and the Neurobiology o...
by plaidrhino
Wed Oct 12, 2005 4:12 pm
Forum: Spam
Topic: We Hatess Them
Replies: 14
Views: 1141

On a side note I discovered a new species of grasshopper while doing some neurobiology research in the Isles of Shoals. The course ended after 2 weeks and the professor took over the classification and naming of it. I never got on lick of credit other than brief mention in the Cornell University and...
by plaidrhino
Fri Oct 07, 2005 4:08 pm
Forum: Debate
Topic: Indy bill to limit reproduction procedures for gays, singles
Replies: 162
Views: 26493

Here ya go.. Edible Babies Damn Damn Damn...and here I go thinking that I can get me some of those for the company Halloween party and top my homemade kitty litter pie from last year....then I go read this at the bottom: "Fortunately, we don't have to ponder the deeper meaning of the symbolism here...
by plaidrhino
Fri Oct 07, 2005 3:27 pm
Forum: Debate
Topic: Non-political Debate
Replies: 70
Views: 12789

That's why, as a GM, you need to carefully look over concepts. I've had a few players get very offended when I rejected their characters, but in the end it's the GM's call. I completely agree with this. Over the years I have come across many people who have tried to abuse the rules or whatnot but t...
by plaidrhino
Thu Sep 29, 2005 8:03 am
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: Anti-MMORPG ad
Replies: 12
Views: 1750

Anti-MMORPG ad

Thought this was pretty funny.

http://craphound.com/images/wowdanddad.jpg
by plaidrhino
Tue Aug 30, 2005 3:36 pm
Forum: Spam: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Topic: Vampire: The Wild West
Replies: 15
Views: 3107

is the 7:00 show different from the 9:00 show?

kidding aside. that was one of the funniest things i have read in a while
by plaidrhino
Fri Aug 19, 2005 6:34 am
Forum: Spam
Topic: if'n you like cats...
Replies: 17
Views: 1519

smartmonkey wrote:http://www.stuffonmycat.com/media/2/20050818-FROOTLOOP.jpg

Holy crap! A cat with everything I consume in a week piled on top of it!

[/hyperbole]



Like you would ever eat anything as healthy as Special K...
by plaidrhino
Fri Aug 12, 2005 3:22 pm
Forum: Spam
Topic: Glad I never had kids...
Replies: 20
Views: 1317

I must say that I am really surprised that no one has tried to pin this kids behavior on Bush.

That aside...it does sound like some of the stuff my mom had to put up with me and my two older brothers...god I need to make up for that childhood...
by plaidrhino
Tue Jul 19, 2005 6:50 pm
Forum: Spam
Topic: It's what I would have guessed.
Replies: 7
Views: 520

Wintermute wrote:Haha, just found this, also very cool!

http://gprime.net/video.php/nintendothemesacappella


that was awesome
by plaidrhino
Tue Jul 12, 2005 12:18 pm
Forum: Congregatio Invicta
Topic: Future Thursdays...
Replies: 10
Views: 2481

hehe not that i have been to any of the thursdays thanks to scheduling conflicts but if you find yourselves gaming on the weekends, let me know. those seem to be the best for me.

btw, congrats on the new position, thats great
by plaidrhino
Mon Jun 13, 2005 2:25 pm
Forum: Other Games
Topic: City of Heroes!
Replies: 802
Views: 217254

There is Imperious Rex (LVL 8 Magic Defender), Rook One (LVL 6 Natural Scrapper) and Captain Armada (LVL 4 Technology Blaster). Still not sure which I will play the most. Haven't done much along the lines of groups...just been playing around getting a feel for the game. Getting to the point now wher...
by plaidrhino
Mon Jun 13, 2005 2:05 pm
Forum: Other Games
Topic: City of Heroes!
Replies: 802
Views: 217254

I just started up too and created a few characters on the same server as you guys...I'll have to look some of you up to figure out what the hell i am doing :)
by plaidrhino
Fri May 20, 2005 12:07 pm
Forum: Spam: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Topic: The Order of the Stick
Replies: 1
Views: 1271

The Order of the Stick

A friend just sent me this link. Check out the comics. Some pretty funny stuff.

www.giantitp.com
by plaidrhino
Sat May 07, 2005 6:22 am
Forum: Aleph Null
Topic: Gone, but not forgotten...
Replies: 2
Views: 6953

yea....aleph null was shaping up to be one of the funnest games i played in. i definitely look forward to it coming back.
by plaidrhino
Mon May 02, 2005 7:28 am
Forum: One-Shots
Topic: Exalted: Children of Dragons
Replies: 56
Views: 23554

i have always wanted to try exalted. if i am up and around by then count me in
by plaidrhino
Thu Apr 14, 2005 6:46 am
Forum: Spam
Topic: Smartmonkey = Teh BroXen.
Replies: 31
Views: 1303

glad to here things went well...when you are up an running so to speak...we should get together and get you that D20 tattoo you have always wanted...
by plaidrhino
Mon Apr 11, 2005 9:00 am
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: Hey Smartmonkey
Replies: 2
Views: 786

Good times....good times....
by plaidrhino
Thu Mar 31, 2005 4:33 pm
Forum: Congregatio Invicta
Topic: So, for this Thursday...
Replies: 17
Views: 3131

and of course thanks to work screwing me again i can no longer make it. damn client just gave me some new safety data that needs to be entered and reconciled before i can proceed with the lock fo these 2 databases. bastards. i am jonesing for a game but can't get my friggin schedule to calm down
by plaidrhino
Thu Mar 31, 2005 9:10 am
Forum: Congregatio Invicta
Topic: So, for this Thursday...
Replies: 17
Views: 3131

what time should i be there by?
by plaidrhino
Wed Mar 30, 2005 12:31 pm
Forum: Spam
Topic: What High School Stereotype are you?
Replies: 14
Views: 985

wow my highest was a 38% Ghetto Gangsta
by plaidrhino
Wed Mar 30, 2005 12:28 pm
Forum: Congregatio Invicta
Topic: So, for this Thursday...
Replies: 17
Views: 3131

seeing as this is my first venture into the fray with you folks, is there anything in particular i should bring and ummm where am i to bring it ?
by plaidrhino
Tue Mar 22, 2005 12:35 pm
Forum: Congregatio Invicta
Topic: Scheduling
Replies: 35
Views: 6680

Awesome thanks. I even put in a bogus request at work that covers me from having to stay late that night. hehe...
by plaidrhino
Tue Mar 22, 2005 9:55 am
Forum: Congregatio Invicta
Topic: Scheduling
Replies: 35
Views: 6680

Hey folks, my pool league has a bye for 3 weeks so if you guys have anything planned and don't mind a guest I would love to come out.
by plaidrhino
Fri Mar 18, 2005 8:41 am
Forum: Spam
Topic: Your D&D Stats
Replies: 33
Views: 3291

Neutral Good Fighter

STR 16
DEX 14
CON 14
INT 16
WIS 14
CHR 12
by plaidrhino
Thu Mar 17, 2005 2:01 pm
Forum: Spam
Topic: Action Hero Test
Replies: 17
Views: 1012

I scored an 11. Riddick
by plaidrhino
Thu Mar 10, 2005 8:16 am
Forum: HyphenCon
Topic: plaidrhino's MnM scion sign-up
Replies: 11
Views: 4430

Bad news folks. Thanks to an employee moving on to bigger and better things, I am stuck with a lot of work on my hands that is gonna keep me busy until atleast the 1st week of April. I am not gonna be able to make this though I do have every intention of running this once I can get past these deadli...
by plaidrhino
Fri Mar 04, 2005 12:52 pm
Forum: Spam
Topic: what's your name?
Replies: 16
Views: 943

I rank 69 in 2003...<insert joke here>
by plaidrhino
Fri Mar 04, 2005 9:33 am
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: Super Munchkin
Replies: 14
Views: 1496

i really am gonna have to give this a try. the munchkin stuff is great