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Topic: Tann’s NFL U Pick em Game 2015
Subject: Another week

Nov. 26
Philadelphia Eagles at Detroit Lions

Carolina Panthers at Dallas Cowboys
Carolina wins again

Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers
Packers on a roll, hard to say it

Nov. 29
Minnesota Vikings at Atlanta Falcon
Minnesota gets on the right track

St. Louis Rams at Cincinnati Bengals
The Bungles

New Orleans Saints at Houston Texans
uhm, the home team? Texans

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Indianapolis Colts

San Diego Chargers at Jacksonville Jaguars
SD - they have to win sometime

Buffalo Bills at Kansas City Chiefs

Miami Dolphins at New York Jets

Oakland Raiders at Tennessee Titans

New York Giants at Washington Redskins

Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers
Arizona on a roll

Pittsburgh Steelers at Seattle Seahawks
Seattle. They have to start winning again, right?

New England Patriots at Denver Broncos
NEP. Oh, where did you go Peyton?

Nov. 30
Baltimore Ravens at Cleveland Browns
The Ody special. Gonna go Brown. But they still like the Ravens when they come to town, right?

Posted on 2015-11-24 at 19:10:35.

Subject: Escher doors with gargoyles

Do the gargoyle like critters actually look like they might be made of stone? Just checking before I choose spells.

And I blame the dwarf for suggesting the room might attack us.

Posted on 2015-11-23 at 18:55:37.

Topic: Weird War II Q n A
Subject: Sweet! Back to the Zombies!

That is a lot of bunks. 40 in all.

I assume those are doors at the far end of the hall?

Posted on 2015-11-23 at 18:48:24.

Topic: Tann’s NFL U Pick em Game 2015
Subject: Green Bay

Green Bay is evil. It is sort of like rooting for the evil empire. You just shouldn't do it and anything you win by doing so feels tainted. But then, aren't you a Cowboys fan?

Posted on 2015-11-22 at 23:19:00.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: A plan

I think just about everyone was on board with investigating the castle - from a distance as we did the town. It seems logical to at least check it out and see if an easy method is available that won't use up the potions.

As for flying - that would seem to require the ok of the mages. Assuming that giving them the potions and then having them use teleportation spells works, that seems to be the best option. depending on what we see at the castle, of course. But Lothor would be for flying/teleportation. What say the mages who would have to fly on their own?

Posted on 2015-11-22 at 23:15:54.

Topic: The Trilogy War
Subject: The ethics of boat stealing by your local philosophical warrior

"Pretty sure we could overpower most sailing crews."
Lothor glanced at their short leader. Stealing? Well, perhaps it wasn't stealing if you were just borrowing a boat from pirates. But who would they be acquiring the boat from? Lothor didn't really like it when others had legitimate reasons to question his actions. His initial thought had been hiring or buying a boat. Not stealing. But deep down he had always know that a little deftness might be needed in this act. Perhaps he could leave a little money behind on the dock.

But for now they headed to the castle to see what they could see. The golem dogs made him a bit nervous. Something about the seemed dangerous. A guard dogs nose and a golems hide? That might not be fun t run into. What did bring this city to destruction? Maybe a riot that started over trying to catch some boat thieves? He grinned...

Posted on 2015-11-22 at 12:35:26.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Size matters

Yes, we could be tracked as strangers (as opposed to strange types) but if this is really a city, it seems highly unlikely that they would know all of the locals. And as a pirate port people would come and go all of the time.

But the "problematic" comment was meant about the elves (and Halfling) -- they would seem to stand out.

Posted on 2015-11-21 at 10:45:36.

Subject: A room of Escher doorways

So, what way is the door oriented? Does it line up so that it would be normal if the gravity in the room had been "Normal" - based on the way we expected it to be when we first entered the room? Or is the bottom of the door oriented to the "floor" as we are standing - just too high up on the wall?

Posted on 2015-11-21 at 10:41:06.

Topic: The Trilogy War
Subject: Trust a Dwarf . . .

. . . to just take off without a discussion.

"Lets go look at the castle," he said. And off Cor went to look at the castle. Such was the way of things when one dealt with Dwarves. And wizards, elves and halflings all had their own little quirks as well. Luckily human warriors weren't prone to such goofy class or racial traits. They were flexible and could go with the flow.

So Lothor just said, "lead on master dwarf" and moved to follow at the back of the pack again. He kept himself busy by constantly watching their surroundings for signs of, well, anything. Scouting the castle seemed like a good idea anyway. He didn't relish a walk through that city.

Posted on 2015-11-21 at 10:34:53.

Topic: Tann’s NFL U Pick em Game 2015
Subject: Another weeks picks

Nov. 19
Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars
I'll take the jags. No problem picking two days after the game is there? But I would have picked the Jags - two bad teams so take the one at home. Ooops. Missed this one.

Nov. 22
Indianapolis Colts at Atlanta Falcons Atlanta

St. Louis Rams at Baltimore Ravens

Washington Redskins at Carolina Panthers
Panthers go to 10-0

Denver Broncos at Chicago Bears
Bears - no Peyton?

Oakland Raiders at Detroit Lions

New York Jets at Houston Texans

Dallas Cowboys at Miami Dolphins

Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Philadelphia Eagles

Cincinnati Bengals at Arizona Cardinals
Arizona - go with the home team

San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks
Seattle - they can't keep losing

Kansas City Chiefs at San Diego Chargers

Nov. 23
Buffalo Bills at New England Patriot
NEP, until they prove me wrong why not just keep picking them?

Posted on 2015-11-21 at 10:07:33.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: City or Castle, the question hasn't changed

I'm willing to scout out the castle. I don't know exactly what we have to fear from the city, but a healthy dose of caution seems wise. But it doesn't look like a place where strangers are unusual. The lack of elves is weird though. And perhaps problematic.

So lets check out the castle.

Posted on 2015-11-21 at 10:02:56.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: oops

Sorry, it seems like I didn't post last week. Somehow I must have thought my post here on the Q&A section was on the thread. Since all he did was follow along it doesn't make much difference, but I still don't like missing.

Questions for our GM.
I assume we can see the docks from our position - what can we see - are there any boats visible? If so, of what sorts? Is there anything we might be able to handle ourselves?
Also, are thee any docks outside of the city? Can we see anything along the coast?

Posted on 2015-11-16 at 20:08:12.

Topic: Continuing Where We Last Left Off Again
Subject: Fool me once

Jarenion moved to the opposite side of the room from the door for the best vantage point. But even as he did so he had a vision of the rooms gravity flipping again. If it went back to normal it would probably just make them fall down as the side wall was likely to become the floor. Embarrassing, but not lethal. Probably.

As the others got ready to lift Sparrow he added one more comment to the confusion. "Be careful. When that door opens, down might become down again. It doesn't seem like that door agrees with our current alignment. Be ready in case we fall. We don't want Sparrow exposed in an open doorway and everybody laying on the ground."

So saying, Jarenion did two things. First, he braced himself against the wall/floor. His hope was that either the room would not flip or, if it did, he would simply be laying on his back staring at the door. He didn't Normally cast spells from his back, but there was no reason he could not do so. second, he made sure he had both a feather fall spell and a magic missile spell at the ready. Feather fall had obvious uses and the missiles had the advantage that they never missed and he could easily shoot them past Sparrow without worrying about side effects.

Posted on 2015-11-15 at 18:46:53.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: A castle, a city, a battle - the choice are many

well, Lothor is inclined to prefer the city, but I think a few others wanted the castle. Before I post that he falls in with the others I'd want to be sure the others want to follow our dwarf. Also, I believe the big warrior is likely to guard the rear. He isn't as talented or magical at hiding as some others and would be inclined to allow the others to keep an eye on things close to the big guys. But guarding the rear is something he has quite a bit of experience with.

Three further thoughts that don't require answers:
1. The castle seems more important now.
2. I wonder what is under the tarp of the other 2 wagons.
3. This city gets destroyed soon. We don't want to get caught up in that. Also, is it possible we precipitate it?

Posted on 2015-11-14 at 17:46:34.

Topic: Continuing Where We Last Left Off Again
Subject: Being a mage had its advantages

As the group was sucked through the door Jarenion quickly flashed a feather fall spell to slow his descent, grabbing two of his companions to aid them as well. But before they even hit the ground he knew had been several arms short of what he needed. Two of the group disappeared in a flash.

Hearing Kadrin's comments about the amulet he groaned, knowing the dwarf spoke the truth. They had barely entered this accursed place on their rescue mission and they were already down 3 party members and had lost their easy escape route. At least the last two were probably safe. Still, it was hardly an auspicious beginning.

He quickly moved over to the sack on the floor where their companions had disappeared and prepared to look through it. "Well, lets see if Lun kept anything in here besides pictures of his family." With that he quickly surveyed the bags contents.

When Sparrow commented on climbing the wall he added his own comment. "If needed I have both spider climb and levitate. But I would prefer to save my spells, even low level ones. Max and Ody - can you try to help Sparrow up? If it doesn't work I'll use a spell. Make sure you have light when you get up there." So saying he moved to the opposite side of the room from the exit - hoping to have the best view possible of the exit.

Posted on 2015-11-12 at 20:46:56.

Topic: Tann’s NFL U Pick em Game 2015
Subject: And the rest of the weeks picks with free commentary

Nov. 15
Jacksonville Jaguars at Baltimore Ravens
Someone has to win. Ravens

Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers
Packers. But a Lions win would be fun.

Miami Dolphins at Philadelphia Eagles

Cleveland Browns at Pittsburgh Steelers
Pitt. Sorry Ody.

Chicago Bears at St. Louis Rams
Rams. Will they try to take Cutler's head off?

Dallas Cowboys at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Carolina Panthers at Tennessee Titans
Panthers get to 9-0

New Orleans Saints at Washington Redskins
NO. For some reason.

Minnesota Vikings at Oakland Raiders
Vikings, because I'm a real fan.

Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos

New England Patriots at New York Giants
NE. Another 9-0

Arizona Cardinals at Seattle Seahawks
Seattle. The new birds or last seasons birds? Older birds.

Nov. 16
Houston Texans at Cincinnati Bengals
Bengals, and the 8-0s make it a clean sweep. Again. Should have been picking them all year.

Posted on 2015-11-12 at 20:09:03.

Topic: Tann’s NFL U Pick em Game 2015
Subject: Jets! Jets! Jets!

If I'm not too late - Jets.

Posted on 2015-11-12 at 20:00:03.

Topic: Tann’s NFL U Pick em Game 2015
Subject: Week 9 - it can only get better, right?

Well, I might beat Grugg. Gotta get better at this. Maybe I should copy Ody, for everything except the Browns anyway.

Posted on 2015-11-11 at 17:50:58.

Subject: Missed the update

Missed that this was updated. Will post fairly soon.

lets Continue where we left off.

Posted on 2015-11-11 at 17:48:33.

Topic: The Trilogy War
Subject: What are we after?

Lothor joined the rest of the group in hiding while the carts and their entourage passed by. He made sure as he did so that he was watching behind them - and back up the path from which the strangers had come. With all eyes likely following the group as it passed, he wanted to be sure that someone was looking the other way. This didn't smell like a trap, but it wouldn't be the first or last group to have a straggler bringing up the rear.

After the group passed the warrior kept his eyes on the path behind them, but participated in the discussion. "Dwarves? It is not just the dwarves we would need to deal with if we follow the carts. For mining carts they are extremely well guarded, especially if those golems are more than just oddly shaped ponies. Still, Ulthok seems right. Those carts are likely headed towards a boat. Let us follow the carts at a distance."

Posted on 2015-11-08 at 13:11:04.

Topic: Tann’s NFL U Pick em Game 2015
Subject: Once more onto the gridiron

Nov. 5
Cleveland Browns at Cincinnati Bengals
Nov. 8
Miami Dolphins at Buffalo Bills
Green Bay Packers at Carolina Panthers
Carolina. Hopefully
St. Louis Rams at Minnesota Vikings
Washington Redskins at New England Patriots
Tennessee Titans at New Orleans Saints

Jacksonville Jaguars at New York Jets
Oakland Raiders at Pittsburgh Steelers
Atlanta Falcons at San Francisco 49ers
New York Giants at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Denver Broncos at Indianapolis Colts
Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys
Nov. 9
Chicago Bears at San Diego Chargers

Posted on 2015-11-07 at 19:25:34.
Edited on 2015-11-07 at 19:26:56 by Nomad D2

Topic: Vigilante Q/A
Subject: Anyone?

Any chance that this thing is still alive and kicking? Heironymus had some cool potential and so did the city and scenario. Anyone?

Posted on 2015-11-05 at 17:26:31.

Topic: Final Fantasy: Crimson Falcons
Subject: That would stink

I don't understand starting a game and then quitting. Sometimes real life gets in the way, but usually people post to say that. Just dropping seems . . . I don't know, *insert word here*. But it stinks. I liked Gelion and had plans for the man. The bees were only the beginning!

So come on back folks!

Posted on 2015-11-05 at 17:23:39.

Topic: Tann’s NFL U Pick em Game 2015
Subject: fanatic = crazy person

Isn't Thursday the 2-6 Browns against the undefeated Bengals? (Ok, undefeated Bengals? That does seem a bit odd. Almost like undefeated Lions.)

I wish you the best Ody, but . . .

Gotta go Bengals.

Posted on 2015-11-04 at 21:07:43.

Topic: Tann’s NFL U Pick em Game 2015
Subject: Hmmmm....

Can we just pretend that I didn't get any picks in for week 2 and I'll take the 8 points instead? That is a hole I am still trying to dig myself out of.

Ody - Being a fan of the Vikings means I cheer for the team. It means I want to see them win the games. It does not, however, mean that I am blind to reality. It is possible that they are not the best team in their division, although as long as a team exists in Detroit the odds of them being the worst are exceedingly thin. It is sort of like in fantasy baseball - I could pick all Twins, but I am smart enough to know that such a move is not usually a good idea. (Although I did win a league this year with 4/5 of the Twins rotation!) But when "my players" play against the Twins - I cheer for the Twins. Period. Always. If I do pick against the Vikings I certainly don't cheer for them to lose - this competition isn't worth that. But being a Viking fan doesn't mean checking my brain at the door. But then again, you are a Browns fan . . . isn't that sort of like being a Lions fan?

Posted on 2015-11-04 at 18:16:12.


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