Lit HAVAC IS BACK - The Lit Forum Social Thread, v2.0

Discussion in 'Literature' started by Master_Keralys, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus

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    Well, the British always have taken their pets seriously.
  2. JackG Force Ghost

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  3. Ulicus Lit'ari

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    Lower case? Pfft. Mine comes with a capital G.
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  4. Bib Fartuna Jedi Grand Master

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    I thought it came with a capital U!
  5. Lugija Force Ghost

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    The first day of university.
    Course 1: Your bike is stolen. Learn to deal with it.

    Seriously, world, you don't mess around?
  6. CooperTFN TFN EU Staff Emeritus

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    Yeah, the second image didn't work for me so I googled the URL and ended up seeing this. My revenge will be legendary.
  7. The2ndQuest Tri-Mod With a Mouth

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  8. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    Fixed the link.

    Anyway, I think you shot yourself in your own foot by willingly venturing onto deviant art there... :p
  9. CooperTFN TFN EU Staff Emeritus

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    Blame Google Images--didn't know it was a DeviantArt link until it was too late. Far, far too late...
  10. Trip Force Ghost

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    they look like liver flukes
  11. Cynical_Ben Force Ghost

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    I love both Dratini and Dragonair. My heart will always belong to Charmander and his line, though, I don't care if he's the popular choice (aside from Pikachu, that is). I have at least one line I love in every generation I've played:
    Charmander from the original games
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    Larvitar from G&S
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    Torchic from R&S
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    Piplup from D&P
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    Axew from B&W
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    Honorable mentions to Snivvy, Totodile, Cyndaquil, Natu, Umberon and Bulbasaur. And yes, a lot of them are starters. Gen II was my favorite Gen, as well.
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  12. RC-1991 Force Ghost

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    Feraligatr Uber Alles.
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  13. AdmiralNick22 Fleet Admiral of Literature

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    I suddenly feel old in this thread... [face_phbbbbt]

    --Adm. Nick
  14. tjace Force Ghost

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    My favorite is Charmander as well, although Stealth Rock makes it reaaallly hard to use Charizard in battle. I love Dragonair too, and I love taking it up against OU teams and beating them with it.

    So I heard that people around here like Crusader Kings II, and thought I'd give it a try. It's pretty overwhelming though. [face_hypnotized]
  15. Lugija Force Ghost

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    Just press buttons to see what they do. The first game will likely be just learning to play but it should still be fun. I'm on a second long game and it's almost weird how this time I can come up with long plans and get alliances. I got from count to king in three generations.
  16. The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus

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    Start somewhere in Ireland around 1066. Preferably Munster. You'll pick it up quickly.
  17. RC-1991 Force Ghost

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    Alternatively, if you have The Old Gods expansion, starting as Ivar the Boneless in 867 is a nice simple start, although you learn about the pitfalls of gavelkind inheritance rather quickly.
  18. Ulicus Lit'ari

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    It's all about squirtle, man. SQUIRTLE.

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    "WE DO NOT SOW."

    (Sorry, your talk of "lines" has me imagining the various Pokemon as ASoIaF/GoT Great Houses)
  19. MercenaryAce Force Ghost

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    The thing is, the more I think about "we do not sow", the less badass it sounds, and the more it makes the Ironborn sound like a bunch of useless parasites.
  20. s65horsey Otter-loving Former EUC Mod

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    Pokemon? This thread has derailed...
  21. blackmyron Force Ghost

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    They are a bunch of useless parasites. They are a culture based upon the idea that production is for lessers and by right they can go in and take it.
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  22. Ulicus Lit'ari

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    Um. Okay. Sure. But I was mainly making a connection between the fact they're thieving water-types.

    You know, like the Squirtle Squad.
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  23. blackmyron Force Ghost

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    Or, to use the archaic term, "pirates". :p
  24. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    Yeah, that's pretty much the key... just press buttons and figure out by doing.

    edit: My favorite thing was this thread on the Paradox forums where some dude talked about how he got CK2 as a preorder bonus for EU4 and ended up liking CK2 a lot more than the game he was actually buying.
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  25. Ulicus Lit'ari

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    I think it'll take over as their flagship title, eventually.
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