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  1. Thread: the Pep Squad

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    ^ :cool: On March 3, 2839, Rock Planet Shotgun...

    ^ :cool:

    On March 3, 2839, Rock Planet Shotgun established an elite school for the top one percent of its pilots.

    Its purpose was to teach the lost art of crashing into sunderers, and to ensure...
  2. Thread: the Pep Squad

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    moms, that is awesome!!! The trouser giraffe...

    moms, that is awesome!!!

    The trouser giraffe made me snort my drink up the wrong way...

    In the spirit, I feel like I should show some appreciation for Steve McLogic, who did a much better job...
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    Given the English grammar and colloquialisms you...

    Given the English grammar and colloquialisms you all come out with, conversation in your native tongue must be scarily erudite!
  4. Thread: Off-topic

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    ^ now you've made me want this for dinner: ...

    ^ now you've made me want this for dinner:

    http://www.greatcurryrecipes.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/lambraan.jpg
    ...
  5. Thread: Off-topic

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    ^ not sure that this wasn't actually already...

    ^ not sure that this wasn't actually already posted somewhere in this forum, but you made me think of http://lolmythesis.com/
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    Interesting... I didn't realise the scale of...

    Interesting... I didn't realise the scale of scarcity / expense of purple dye was such that even the (relatively) small amount of material patterned for a nation's flag or a lord's heraldry would be...
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    Of course there's a Wikipedia article to verify:...

    Of course there's a Wikipedia article to verify: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_flags_by_color_combination

    Only one instance of purple in the whole thing, and it's a tiny part of a parrot...
  8. Thread: Off-topic

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    Coincidentally, I just read an article on what...

    Coincidentally, I just read an article on what could be frivolously called the ultimate "vegan" form of life:

    ...
  9. Thread: Off-topic

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    I enjoy preparing, cooking and eating meat;...

    I enjoy preparing, cooking and eating meat; equally so I eat wholy or nearly meat-free meals several times a week, partly because I choose to pay more for quality and locality in what meat I do eat,...
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    Awesome, you're maybe the 2nd person ever who's...

    Awesome, you're maybe the 2nd person ever who's known the label before me starting to bang on about how great it is...

    More goodness in this vein here...
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    ^ +1 :cool: Ultimae is pretty much my favest...

    ^ +1 :cool:

    Ultimae is pretty much my favest record label, almost every release they put is psydubchillbient gold...

    Solar Fields' soundtrack to Capsized is amazing (fun game too):

    ...
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    Overindulged in nanites? Chillout with some...

    Overindulged in nanites? Chillout with some bleepy melodies from the back room at a Vanu rave:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXufsVx-DEo
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    The Broclave With Totally Balanced Weapons [GR1F]...

    The Broclave With Totally Balanced Weapons [GR1F]

    EvilKroy and AvaaMericanFreedom have been stealing a march and are now surging ahead of the Bropack at BR 18 and 16 respectively.

    I'm pretty...
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    Well, we English are pretty much just a mish-mash...

    Well, we English are pretty much just a mish-mash of Saxon, Scandinavian and Scandinavian-living-in-France origins; it's great to be reminded of examples of this heritage, as its all too often...
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    The worst foreign idiom howler I've heard was...

    The worst foreign idiom howler I've heard was from a friend who also lives in France, but is a non-native speaker.

    The French equivalent for "I have a frog in my throat" is "I have a cat in the...
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    Agree with the Da-Rt krew, they're much more...

    Agree with the Da-Rt krew, they're much more flexible. Objectively, I actually think the range you can fire them is a bit ridiculous.

    Also, you can kinda use them to alert and guide pubs when...
  17. Thread: Off-topic

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    It's true that in English you can use stress to...

    It's true that in English you can use stress to expand meaning e.g. "Our morality" (rather than Your morality) vs. "our Morality" (rather than our Ethics)...

    Don't get me wrong, I think the...
  18. Thread: Off-topic

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    Yay nerdy linguistic controversy :D I lament...

    Yay nerdy linguistic controversy :D

    I lament the lack (genderqueer(in)tolerance induced or not) of expressive range in English pronouns. I believe that ones whole conceptual perspective must be...
  19. Thread: Whose House?

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    For all that locking Indar meant playing more on...

    For all that locking Indar meant playing more on Indar, it was great fun; the last few fights before locking a continent always seem to feel that bit more loaded and frantic, and you get to play in...
  20. That was a very fun stratgir, a lot of the fights...

    That was a very fun stratgir, a lot of the fights at Sungrey were utter carnage, reminded me of some of the human wave moments from just after the game was released. I was indifferent to the new amp...
  21. Thread: The Great Cull

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    Not pitching this on either side of the argument,...

    Not pitching this on either side of the argument, I'm genuinely curious; have we had any concrete problems caused by our reputation? Things beyond idle yells and reddit comments?

    TVA allies being...
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    Take cover! Daddy comes soaring All other mere...

    Take cover! Daddy comes soaring
    All other mere mortals outscoring
    His lulz with the podz
    Smite like wrath of the Gods;
    A shame his playstyle's so boring.
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    Ditto! /10char

    Ditto! /10char
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    When the PL commands redeploy /suicide, quickly,...

    When the PL commands redeploy
    /suicide, quickly, my boy;
    Continue to farm
    And do nothing but harm
    Group effectiveness you will destroy.
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    I'm behind Dewi's proposed changes in principle....

    I'm behind Dewi's proposed changes in principle. I think shared, identifiable, recognised leadership from people with the time and motivation to do this work for the outfit would almost certainly...
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