Out Of Character: The Circle W Ranch ((OOC IV))   Posted by The Stray.Group: 0
Alouette
 GM, 1528 posts
 Automaton/Angel
 P4 T8(2) W0 F0 B3 Cha -3
Sat 5 Apr 2014
at 10:11
Re: Blargh
Fever is suck, verily. I send you and the Stray well-wishes, since mashing oranges through a computer is impractical.
Tao Jing
 NPC, 16 posts
 Jiangshi
 P7 T10 W0 F0 Cha -4
Sun 6 Apr 2014
at 17:27
Re: Of Your  Mom
In reply to Adrian Vega (msg # 938):

He's a serious threat now!

Just making a special note here that y'all aren't compelled to engage it at once/without the time to go into the library and strategise/take a coffee break/wake up Zhang and see if he knows the right prayers to write down to render the thing dormant ('cause if there is anything more dangerous than a jiang shi, it's a jiang shi that knows kung fu): with the crowlets guarding upstairs and the room doors warded - a fact that'll soon be demonstrated to those that don't know - it's not really going anywhere other than the hall.

Additionally, jiang shi may be nigh-unstoppable without recourse to their weaknesses (there are books in the library that'd add to Knowledge: Occult rolls), but they're also pretty slow, especially if not goaded into a zombie rush by a nearby source of active chi.
Charging Bear
 player, 1040 posts
 Native Warrior
 P8(1)T6 W- F1 FC:W3R2B5
Mon 7 Apr 2014
at 13:03
Re: Of Your  Mom
And I'm back from London and my Ragnar Trail Relay ... how is everyone?
Alouette
 GM, 1531 posts
 Automaton/Angel
 P4 T8(2) W0 F0 B3 Cha -3
Mon 7 Apr 2014
at 19:37
Re: Of Your  Mom
Have fun?

I am considering running away to sea or living feral on the moors as an alternative to the mess of early 90s excavation archiving I'm currently trying to beat into sensicality, but I worry about who would feed my chickens.
Adrian Vega
 player, 655 posts
 I'm dead...and I'm pissed
 P4 T8 W0 F0 Cha 0 W3R3B2
Mon 7 Apr 2014
at 19:43
Re: Of Your  Mom
The moors? Beware of phosphorescent hounds.
Charging Bear
 player, 1043 posts
 Native Warrior
 P8(1)T6 W- F1 FC:W2R-B7
Mon 7 Apr 2014
at 19:45
Re: Of Your  Mom
In reply to Alouette (msg # 943):

We did, spent 3 days in Peaslake, Surrey before heading into London. Managed to mind the gap at appropriate times, got to roam around the British Museum seeing the Egypt exhibit, wandered around the Tate Modern trying to find the meaning of the art, and rode the London Eye like a tourist should.

As for the chickens ... bring them with you ;)
Alouette
 GM, 1532 posts
 Automaton/Angel
 P4 T8(2) W0 F0 B3 Cha -3
Mon 7 Apr 2014
at 20:04
Re: Of Your  Mom
[ties internets together] Hee - did you wave to Ginger the sand burial or was he massively surrounded by schoolchildren as usual? Wheeeel!

! We could be highwaymen! ...highwayhens...run over. Hmm. This plan needs work...
Adrian Vega
 player, 659 posts
 I'm dead...and I'm pissed
 P4 T8 W0 F0 Cha 0 W3R3B2
Mon 7 Apr 2014
at 22:20
Re: Of Your  Mom
We're getting to the point where 'some mood music' should probably be R. Kelly.
Tao Jing
 NPC, 20 posts
 Jiangshi
 P7 T9 W0 F0 Cha -4
Mon 7 Apr 2014
at 22:29
Re: Of Your  Mom
I feel so bad for Percy right now...he's actually a decently smart and very competent young man, but his greatest value to everyone in the house right now is to literally have the piss taken out of him (this is canonical jiang shi folklore, by the way).

That on top of getting death cursed and having a significant proportion of his friends murdered within a couple of days, some of them subsequently reanimating to try and kill him.

[looks up Mr. Kelly] ...do I want to know?
Adrian Vega
 player, 660 posts
 I'm dead...and I'm pissed
 P4 T8 W0 F0 Cha 0 W3R3B2
Mon 7 Apr 2014
at 22:33
Re: Of Your  Mom
You know, if you don't know already, then don't look it up.

And yes, Percy is not in an enviable position. The group's salvation is his virginity and his urine, both openly bandied about - and soon he'll have to piss into a bucket in front of everybody.

Still, there's room for a lot of dry comedy.
Alouette
 GM, 1533 posts
 Automaton/Angel
 P4 T8(2) W0 F0 B3 Cha -3
Mon 7 Apr 2014
at 22:56
Re: Of Your  Mom
Ye-eah...

To be fair, 'slut' was surprisingly close to gender-equal back then, so he gains Victorian Manly Self-Control points in context. Still, if there's anything worse than everyone in a room demanding you have to pee heroically, it's that "everyone" including your mother (who would point out she's seen it a thousand times before, and changed your nappies afterwards, if you objected). I should give him a kakadann or something, the kid needs some kind of epic reward for this.

[thought] I wonder if jiang shi are disproportionately attracted to Evans, since he's both an Arcane Type and the village bike...
Adrian Vega
 player, 661 posts
 I'm dead...and I'm pissed
 P4 T8 W0 F0 Cha 0 W3R3B2
Mon 7 Apr 2014
at 23:47
Re: Of Your  Mom
The village bike?

Edit: Nevermind. And yeah, that's what I thought it meant.

This message was last edited by the player at 23:48, Mon 07 Apr 2014.

Alouette
 GM, 1541 posts
 Automaton/Angel
 P4 T8(2) W0 F0 B3 Cha -3
Mon 14 Apr 2014
at 21:29
Re: Of Your  Mom
How everyone who can't afford the upkeep of their own one gets a ride, naturally.

Alouette is on a Quest for a ladder now, if you were wondering. It knows that ladders are how you get on roofs if there are no stairs, and where to find one, so presumes William and his ghost friends are going to protect the mortal as it goes to be helpful...
William Pierce
 player, 597 posts
 Notorious Gunman
 P6 T7 W0 F0 W0R2B1
Tue 15 Apr 2014
at 07:03
Re: Of Your  Mom
I forgot that you have to be absolutely literal in your meanings when talking to Alouette.
Alouette
 GM, 1542 posts
 Automaton/Angel
 P4 T8(2) W0 F0 B3 Cha -3
Tue 15 Apr 2014
at 12:15
Re: Of Your  Mom
At least there wasn't any superglue readily available back when he said the posse should stick together.
The Stray
 GM, 2383 posts
 The Marshal
 'round these parts
Fri 18 Apr 2014
at 17:11
Announcement
My internet is down (again) so I don't know if I'll be able to post much at all this weekend. Hopefully this is just a blip.
Alouette
 GM, 1545 posts
 Automaton/Angel
 P4 T8(2) W0 F0 B3 Cha -3
Fri 18 Apr 2014
at 17:47
Re: Announcement
Righto. I'll put Evans on Hold and draw him into the next round, if that's all right, since he was specifically behind Adrian anyway.
vampire watermelons
Tue 22 Apr 2014
at 21:43
Re: Announcement
...and that's where the third one went.
Alouette
 GM, 1549 posts
 Automaton/Angel
 P4 T8(2) W0 F0 B3 Cha -3
Fri 25 Apr 2014
at 17:31
Geography - not my strong point
Is the Gulf of Mexico not part of the Atlantic? Wikipedia isn't very clear on the subject.
Adrian Vega
 player, 676 posts
 I'm dead...and I'm pissed
 P4 T8 W0 F0 Cha 0 W3R2B2
Fri 25 Apr 2014
at 17:51
Re: Geography - not my strong point
In Texas, we never refer to the Gulf of Mexico as the Atlantic, and I believe the same can be said for all of the Gulf Coast states. Whether or not it is technically 'part of the Atlantic' is another matter upon which I claim no expertise. The more important thing (arguably) in this case is at the least practically and colloquially, while nobody denies that the aforementioned labeled bodies of water are connected, the Gulf of Mexico is not considered part of the Atlantic and not discussed as such.

Edit: A case to consider from your perspective, and I don't know how this is dealt with practically in your part of the world: Do you refer to the North Sea or the English Channel (or the Irish Sea or the Celtic Sea, etc.) as the "Atlantic" in a practical sense? It is not the same, but similar.

This message was last edited by the player at 17:56, Fri 25 Apr 2014.

Alouette
 GM, 1550 posts
 Automaton/Angel
 P4 T8(2) W0 F0 B3 Cha -3
Fri 25 Apr 2014
at 18:20
Re: Geography - not my strong point
Ah, right, I get it. Thanks for that. Put the error down to Widow Bradshaw's general ditziness and/or being on smack (they prescribed laudenum for just about everything back then, including depression).

Oh, and since William murdered Arthur on sight whilst being a grim needle-fanged god of war, thought I'd share his intro song with y'all anyway:

http://youtu.be/6rSYHY8txdk
Adrian Vega
 player, 677 posts
 I'm dead...and I'm pissed
 P4 T8 W0 F0 Cha 0 W3R2B2
Fri 25 Apr 2014
at 19:34
Re: Geography - not my strong point
Who says we don't all learn something new in the course of these roleplaying games of ours?

Oh, also, it appears that we are reaching the 1000 post limit on this thread. It may well be time for OOC V. Which Blackthorn location will it be named after? (I vote for Underhill's House of Rest).
William Pierce
 player, 606 posts
 Notorious Gunman
 P6 T7 W0 F0 W0R1B0
Fri 25 Apr 2014
at 20:32
Re: Geography - not my strong point
Alouette:
Oh, and since William murdered Arthur on sight whilst being a grim needle-fanged god of war, thought I'd share his intro song with y'all anyway:

http://youtu.be/6rSYHY8txdk


That's awesome. :-)
Alouette
 GM, 1551 posts
 Automaton/Angel
 P4 T8(2) W0 F0 B3 Cha -3
Fri 25 Apr 2014
at 21:31
Re: Geography - not my strong point
Hee...are you busy or waiting on the priest to lead off, by the way?

As for the thread, I'll attend to it if we hit 980, but I feel it's the Stray's perro- peroga- his thing to do. I'd probably have it as part of the mine, or Ghost Wolf's camp, actually...the House of Rest would be sort of crowded.
The Stray
 GM, 2385 posts
 The Marshal
 'round these parts
Sat 26 Apr 2014
at 04:12
Re: Geography - not my strong point
Adrian Vega:
Who says we don't all learn something new in the course of these roleplaying games of ours?

Oh, also, it appears that we are reaching the 1000 post limit on this thread. It may well be time for OOC V. Which Blackthorn location will it be named after? (I vote for Underhill's House of Rest).


I typically name the OOC threads after important campaign areas.

This thread is now closed. Please resume posting on the Out of Character: Wendell Mine ((OOC V)) thread.