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Old 03-28-2012, 05:14 AM
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Welcome Visorslash! Hope you enjoy your stay at the Straight Dope.

Cultural differences will be noticeable on this board, heads up.
Like what?

Actually, I haven't been killed early since the Gameroom anniversary.
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Old 03-28-2012, 05:20 AM
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Look ATPG, I promise I won't be racist just because these guys have an uglier coloured forum. I respect lesser cultures.
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Old 03-28-2012, 05:21 AM
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Oooooo, that's gonna net you a warm welcome.

*creeps away*

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Old 03-28-2012, 05:24 AM
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Just joking, I know you all are actually slaves, that are too poor to have culture.

(Also a joke, I do that kind of thing. :P)
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Old 03-28-2012, 05:24 AM
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This guy is actually cool, he's just... you'll get used to him.

Like peeker.
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Old 03-28-2012, 05:28 AM
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Just what?
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Old 03-28-2012, 05:29 AM
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Visorslash-y.
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Old 03-28-2012, 05:36 AM
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Hi visor

I'm seeing a less-wordy, more ... visory repeat of ATPG's first game here in my future, where I get the pleasure, should things turn out that way, of patiently trying to explain to all and sundry why your behavior is not actually scummy.
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Old 03-28-2012, 05:38 AM
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It's town-scummy.

Edit: Or will it be, this time.....???

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Old 03-28-2012, 05:38 AM
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BTW, Visor, your limit on voting yourself or referring to yourself as scum on this board is once per game. Do it twice and the sharks with lasers for eyes chew off your feet.
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Old 03-28-2012, 05:44 AM
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Do I know you? :P
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Old 03-28-2012, 05:57 AM
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Renata I will do as I please and get lynched for it as usual.
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Old 03-28-2012, 06:00 AM
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Not like the natives, and very stubborn.

Yes, this is going to work out in entertaining fashion for someone. Most likely me.
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Old 03-28-2012, 06:42 AM
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Renata I will do as I please and get lynched for it as usual.
There's no Renata here, I have no idea what you're talking about.
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Old 03-28-2012, 06:54 AM
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Bad Renata. I'll lynch you Day one. With my dead N0 killed body.
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:33 AM
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All right...that's enough chatting by the 'other-boarders'....obviously you've all been put on a Scum team together and are already plotting your nefarious schemes...

vote Anyone Whose Name I Don't Recognize (and Normal aka Renata aka who-knows-what-else-on other boards)


ya just can't trust people who don't have consistent user names everywhere across the Internet, now can ya?
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:37 AM
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Some people pay money for such. Let's be thankful Pizza is giving it to us for free.


Umm...if that's what Pizza has in store for us, then I think I need a Sub...

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Old 03-28-2012, 01:32 PM
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Well I'm a Dom, so I can't help you.
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Old 03-29-2012, 08:49 AM
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All right...that's enough chatting by the 'other-boarders'....obviously you've all been put on a Scum team together and are already plotting your nefarious schemes...
You have no idea what forces you are messing with here, sonny-boy. Prepare for the "Renata's scum and so am I, haha" +5 cannon of doom.
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Old 03-29-2012, 09:25 AM
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So my three days off turned into being woken up in the middle of sleep yesterday to go down and get the store ready for inspection since the RGM couldn't do it, followed by being unable to sleep since by the time that was over, it was evening and that's when I am awake, followed by being told oh by the way, you're working tomorrow morning, so I'm ready for work now, followed by oh by the way you've got to cover a closing shift because the other shift manager can't be relied on for jack, followed by me saying I needed some goddanged sleep before that shift.

Supposedly, I still have one day off, tomorrow. Will do my best to finish this then. Jesus tap-dancing Christ, it's the game that I am not allowed to launch. Your gods have forbidden it I tells you.
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Old 03-29-2012, 09:51 AM
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CRAP, I can't believe I missed this. Please sign me up as a reserve, if there's room.
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Old 03-29-2012, 10:14 AM
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CRAP, I can't believe I missed this. Please sign me up as a reserve, if there's room.
It's entirely possible that several of us may expire of old age before this game actually gets started, so there's a pretty good chance a spot will open up
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Old 03-29-2012, 11:06 AM
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It's entirely possible that several of us may expire of old age before this game actually gets started, so there's a pretty good chance a spot will open up
Oh, snap!
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Old 03-29-2012, 09:15 PM
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"Now, eventually you do plan to have dinosaurs on your dinosaur tour, right? Hello? Yes?"
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Old 03-30-2012, 04:27 AM
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Anybody want a soda or something?

...


'Cause I'm, uh, I'm going up to the machine and I thought maybe I would get something... since I had something sweet and i thought i would get something salty...


...


Oh, uh... I finished debugging the phones, you know, I was gonna, so I did, I debugged the phones. I thought maybe I should tell ya that the system's gonna be compiling for, ah, 18 to 20 minutes some of the minor systems, they might go on or off but it's ah, nothing to worry about, just a simple thing.


Oh hey, they uh... made me work tomorrow as well so my three days off in a row ceased to exist so now I'm working a nice, uh... what is it... oh yes. 10 days in a row.

And yet I am still going to launch this freakin game. You laugh, but it is somehow going to happen.

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Old 03-30-2012, 04:35 AM
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I get the feeling you need to change the title of the game.

Something like

"I'm too busy to run this" Mafia

would meet the requirements of the Trade Descriptions Act.
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Old 03-30-2012, 04:38 AM
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How about "I'm too busy to host this mafia?"

All I have left is typing and sending out role PMs, by the way. And if cruel fate would give me a couple hours of uninterrupted time...



Also, you beat me by three minutes MHaye. Damn you.

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Old 03-30-2012, 04:46 AM
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Oh hey, they uh... made me work tomorrow as well so my three days off in a row ceased to exist so now I'm working a nice, uh... what is it... oh yes. 10 days in a row.
Not fun at the best of times. Good luck.
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Old 03-30-2012, 04:55 AM
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This is all due to the other shift manager being fired.

And so, after only a year and 4 months, I am now the second highest ranked person in one of the busiest pizza places in Orlando. We go through people like toilet paper. I've literally seen no less than 30 people be terminated in the last month alone, and dozens more in the past few months before that.

It's a blood sport; a last-man-standing, battle to the death.
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Old 03-30-2012, 05:05 AM
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Where I used to work, and will work later in life, they had people who didn't last a day.
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Old 03-30-2012, 05:13 AM
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Where I used to work, and will work later in life, they had people who didn't last a day.
Yep. We've had numerous people in the past month who have clocked in for the first time, for the last time. And I see their Schwartz is as big as mine...

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Old 03-30-2012, 05:32 AM
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Some people just don't know what they are getting into.
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Old 03-30-2012, 06:08 AM
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...We go through people like toilet paper. I've literally seen no less than 30 people be terminated in the last month alone, and dozens more in the past few months before that.

It's a blood sport; a last-man-standing, battle to the death.
Where did you get the idea for your Mafia game?
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Old 03-30-2012, 10:44 AM
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Sometimes real life is stranger than fiction.

Also, Storyteller will obviously be welcome to join the game.
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:07 PM
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I keep checking in and still no role, lol at Pizza! I need to take this game seriously, as always
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:11 PM
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Everyone already got their role PM. You're lying about it, and therefore, that proves you're mafia.
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:12 PM
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Shit, that means I'm mafia too!
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:13 PM
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:15 PM
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Shit, that means I'm mafia too!
Hehe, you and me both lol, grrrr Pizza, Town should win then
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:16 PM
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Oh ye of little faith. My WIFOM will protect you.
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:36 PM
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I don't know what the rest of you are going on about...I got my PM, and boy is it a doozy!

I'm not going to quote it, but I will say that those of you with an even number of vowels in your user names had better watch out!
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:41 PM
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I don't know what the rest of you are going on about...I got my PM, and boy is it a doozy!

I'm not going to quote it, but I will say that those of you with an even number of vowels in your user names had better watch out!
sniper suburban plankton

Well, my win condition is fulfilled. Hope y'all had a fun game, I'm glad Plankton tipped his had. He probably had no idea I was out here.
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:46 PM
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NETA:
HAND not had.

Christ, one in game post and I fuck it up.
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:59 PM
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NETA:
HAND not had.

Christ, one in game post and I fuck it up.
Whew! Good thing for me too...otherwise I was a goner.




Who needs a mod anyway?
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Old 03-30-2012, 01:20 PM
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If I don't turn up for the start of this I'm probably having my appendix removed. Or maybe not, I don't know.


Wish me luck.
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Old 03-30-2012, 01:32 PM
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Oh, snap!
Scum again? Wow!

Vote Mahaloth

For now...

It might change later...

If someone does something scummy...

But it's an earlier vote...

And I believe in vote early, vote often...

No-one's really pinging me right now...

I may not be around at Day end, I'll be on vacation for the month of August.
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Old 03-30-2012, 01:35 PM
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If I don't turn up for the start of this I'm probably having my appendix removed. Or maybe not, I don't know.


Wish me luck.
A Ha!

A roleblocker claim!

Vote Normal Phase's Appendix

.. and good luck with the op.
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Old 03-30-2012, 01:53 PM
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I don't know what the rest of you are going on about...I got my PM, and boy is it a doozy!

I'm not going to quote it, but I will say that those of you with an even number of vowels in your user names had better watch out!
Scum, scum scum LOL I have an odd number of vowels, I will wiiiin!!!
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Old 03-30-2012, 01:53 PM
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.. and good luck with the op.
I don't understand....is Askthepizzaguy a surgeon, too? No wonder he's too busy to start this game...
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Old 03-30-2012, 01:57 PM
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If I don't turn up for the start of this I'm probably having my appendix removed. Or maybe not, I don't know.


Wish me luck.
Luck!!!!
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