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by sphenodont
31 May 2017, 07:45:16
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2412
Views: 117286

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Admetus wrote:Just work from home every day.


I'll admit having the option is nice, but the savings on air conditioning by going to the office is nicer.
by sphenodont
31 May 2017, 06:53:43
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2412
Views: 117286

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Okaros wrote:
DastardlyOldMan wrote:I'll stick with a nice mid-sized city and my 9-minute commute :)

My 10-minute commute is jealous of you.
#Vote for: DOM


Join the sub-ten minute commute club!
by sphenodont
29 May 2017, 05:17:25
Forum: Vanilla Light
Topic: Day 6
Replies: 13
Views: 1212

Re: Day 6

Thanks for the game, Ryvvn, and good game wolves.

One of these days we villagers will remember what it's like to win.
(Or even kill wolves.)
by sphenodont
26 May 2017, 17:10:24
Forum: Vanilla Light
Topic: Day 5
Replies: 36
Views: 1878

Re: Day 5

For his comments earlier today about ceding the vote to the wolves, I'll note dfer still hasn't voted today. I wouldn't be too surprised if he, neckless, and gungnir aren't our Wolfpack, waiting to snipe at EOD. GM:. Can *I* PM the remaining players to remind them to vote? I know you said you wouldn...
by sphenodont
26 May 2017, 17:05:42
Forum: Vanilla Light
Topic: Day 5
Replies: 36
Views: 1878

Re: Day 5

This is not looking good, considering there are three wolves and a ton of no-shows. DOM, can I convince you to switch your vote to necklessone? I'd be okay with voting for Gungnir, but San almost never changes votes, so we'd still be left with a split that the wolves could exploit by ganging up on F...
by sphenodont
26 May 2017, 12:55:11
Forum: Vanilla Light
Topic: Day 5
Replies: 36
Views: 1878

Re: Day 5

#Vote for: necklessone
, because it's a Friday before a long weekend and I don't know that I'll be able to put a vote in later.
by sphenodont
26 May 2017, 11:35:49
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: The drnka thread
Replies: 98
Views: 9061

Re: The drnka thread

http://www.newglarusbrewing.com/

They're a small Wisconsin brewery. They don't sell or distribute out of state, so you have to buy it in Wisconsin.
by sphenodont
26 May 2017, 09:56:13
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: The drnka thread
Replies: 98
Views: 9061

Re: The drnka thread

I can't drink much, but I do have two six-packs of New Glarus to consume over the weekend. Just need to decide if I'm going to share or go it myself.
by sphenodont
26 May 2017, 08:11:58
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2412
Views: 117286

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

dferrantino wrote:Except it sounds a lot more like "ohwookatdapawz" doesn't it...or is that just me...


I admit nothing.
by sphenodont
26 May 2017, 08:10:44
Forum: Vanilla Light
Topic: Day 5
Replies: 36
Views: 1878

Re: Day 5

I've previously stated and explained my reason for either Gungnir or necklessone.

I will vote for whichever gains traction.
by sphenodont
25 May 2017, 12:03:14
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2412
Views: 117286

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Gotta say, it's been a shit day at work, so that pupper definitely put a big ol' smile on my face.

It's hard not gushing out loud, "oooh, look at those paws!".
by sphenodont
25 May 2017, 07:54:20
Forum: Vanilla Light
Topic: Day 4
Replies: 23
Views: 1202

Re: Day 4

Too vanilla, perhaps? For me, things have been super-hectic at work so I'm just making sure I'm getting my vote in, with justifying it being a secondary concern. That said, we're at the point that we need to start piecing things together. I'd poke at DOM, who's been very underspoken this game, but h...
by sphenodont
24 May 2017, 12:54:43
Forum: Vanilla Light
Topic: Day 3
Replies: 21
Views: 1220

Re: Day 3

#Vote for: Visigoth
.

Sorry for lack of any analysis. This is just vote placement.
by sphenodont
23 May 2017, 11:50:51
Forum: Vanilla Light
Topic: Day 2
Replies: 27
Views: 1507

Re: Day 2

#Vote for: dferrantino
. because it's been a slow, slow afternoon and a tie might help move things along.
by sphenodont
21 May 2017, 21:26:00
Forum: Vanilla Light
Topic: Day 1
Replies: 27
Views: 1315

Re: Day 1

Moving our posts over from the original thread probably wouldn't be kosher, so I'll just repeat my
#Vote for: necklessone
for trying to convince us that wolves are made of chocolate.
by sphenodont
21 May 2017, 18:46:06
Forum: Vanilla Light
Topic: Day 0
Replies: 4
Views: 344

Re: Day 0

Wolves are not brown.
At least not in this town.
Here the wolves are gray.
So let's
#Vote for: necklessone
, eh?
by sphenodont
18 May 2017, 10:58:04
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2412
Views: 117286

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Yeah, we only permaban Russian spambots.

Everyone else gets trolled via title or avatar.

Edit: or stealth post edits.
by sphenodont
17 May 2017, 12:52:22
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: TWG Vote Tracker - Google Spreadsheet
Replies: 29
Views: 3506

Re: TWG Vote Tracker - Google Spreadsheet

Last post was three years ago, so unstickying.
by sphenodont
16 May 2017, 07:06:54
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXIII - Abso Vani Redux
Replies: 27
Views: 1352

Re: TWG CXIII - Abso Vani Redux

In.
by sphenodont
16 May 2017, 07:05:53
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2412
Views: 117286

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Haven't played yet. Been too busy with projects around to house, but hoping to carve out a game night this weekend.
by sphenodont
03 May 2017, 06:26:36
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXII : One Punch Man
Replies: 30
Views: 2160

Re: TWG CXII : One Punch Man

Damn it, NonLinearContinuityMan must have taken rekard hostage.
by sphenodont
26 Apr 2017, 08:54:19
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXII : One Punch Man
Replies: 30
Views: 2160

Re: TWG CXII : One Punch Man

It's worth noting that One Punch Man is now on Netflix.

Perhaps it's time to marathon?
by sphenodont
24 Apr 2017, 12:28:41
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXII : One Punch Man
Replies: 30
Views: 2160

Re: TWG CXII : One Punch Man

In.
by sphenodont
13 Apr 2017, 06:27:49
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2412
Views: 117286

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

HA HA HA YOU FOOL. NOW I WILL BE FORCED TO CREATE A FRANKENEXCEL WORKBOOK THAT WILL EAT THE ENTIRE SERVER. Nice workstation you've got there. Shame if something were to happen to it. My faith in our IT department* is such that I perform my own biweekly backups to an external drive. * The policies a...
by sphenodont
13 Apr 2017, 06:26:39
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2412
Views: 117286

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Very nice, necklessone!

Out of curiosity, does your company make any gummy vitamins that are not gelatin-based?
by sphenodont
12 Apr 2017, 10:53:44
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2412
Views: 117286

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

HA HA HA YOU FOOL. NOW I WILL BE FORCED TO CREATE A FRANKENEXCEL WORKBOOK THAT WILL EAT THE ENTIRE SERVER.
by sphenodont
12 Apr 2017, 10:06:48
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2412
Views: 117286

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

If it seems like we have all the cool toys it's because we spend all of our own tiny paychecks on them. :) Don't get me wrong, I've got a full complement of toys at my desk, but I unashamedly abuse my hard-won local admin rights. (Until recently, I was the only person in my entire department with m...
by sphenodont
12 Apr 2017, 08:07:22
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2412
Views: 117286

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Okaros: Now imagine how we feel.
by sphenodont
12 Apr 2017, 07:03:22
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2412
Views: 117286

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Twenty-four hours before I take off for Japan... and I'm done packing. This is an odd feeling. Is this trip business or pleasure? Either way, have fun! It's a helluva flight. Pleasure. It was only a ten day trip, but it was amazing. Mostly de-jetlagged, but not entirely. Exit row seats on the retur...
by sphenodont
12 Apr 2017, 07:01:49
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2412
Views: 117286

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Admetus wrote:That does seem quite awful. But Access, man? ;)


When you are non-IT, you work with what you can.

Just remember, to everyone else, IT is the land of unlimited budgets and toys.
by sphenodont
12 Apr 2017, 06:21:26
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXI: A Simple Mythunderstanding (signup thread)
Replies: 32
Views: 2158

Re: TWG CXI: A Simple Mythunderstanding (signup thread)

I'm totally unfamiliar with Rick & Morty, but I'll take a stab at it. Count me in.
by sphenodont
31 Mar 2017, 18:27:13
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2412
Views: 117286

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Twenty-four hours before I take off for Japan... and I'm done packing.

This is an odd feeling.
by sphenodont
30 Mar 2017, 06:13:50
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2412
Views: 117286

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

FRESH MEAT FRESH MEAT FRESH MEAT.


.... I mean, welcome to the party!
by sphenodont
29 Mar 2017, 09:46:54
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CX: Love Letter (signup)
Replies: 37
Views: 2144

Re: TWG CX: Love Letter (signup)

I'd love to play, but I'll be on vacation starting next week.
by sphenodont
14 Mar 2017, 07:06:38
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up
Replies: 31
Views: 1712

Re: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up

In.
by sphenodont
14 Feb 2017, 15:20:26
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2412
Views: 117286

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Yeah, apparently you get individual, giftable keys for everything, rather than a single block key for the whole bundle. That makes it a different equation.
by sphenodont
03 Feb 2017, 07:50:19
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CVII: Going Postal Signup Thread
Replies: 56
Views: 4131

Re: TWG CVII: Going Postal Signup Thread

Of course, I'm in for a Zark game.
by sphenodont
23 Jan 2017, 19:13:37
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2412
Views: 117286

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Very limited print run of a newly designed small group social deduction game from some dev friends of mine being Kickstarted right now; I backed their last game, and have already backed this one! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cbgtcg/status-report Snagged the last copy. If this sucks, I'm bla...
by sphenodont
22 Jan 2017, 19:36:00
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CVI - Mutiny on the Menagerie!
Replies: 34
Views: 2421

Re: TWG CVI - Mutiny on the Menagerie!

In, if it's not too late.
by sphenodont
11 Jan 2017, 18:35:13
Forum: Mean Girls
Topic: Night 4: On Wednesdays we wear pink!
Replies: 9
Views: 338

Re: Night 4: On Wednesdays we wear pink!

Revenge Vote Hellheart and hope he gets traction tomorrow.
by sphenodont
11 Jan 2017, 17:47:13
Forum: Puritans
Topic: Day 4: The Tavern
Replies: 34
Views: 1478

Re: Day 4: The Tavern

He's obviously the alpha, I just think he was trying to pass as human with a proper human play. Alphas don't reveal themselves on the second day of the game. (Unless someone has a lynch cancelling power, in which case they ought to speak up, because it'll end up being big damn waste of time if we ke...
by sphenodont
11 Jan 2017, 17:35:11
Forum: Puritans
Topic: Day 4: The Tavern
Replies: 34
Views: 1478

Re: Day 4: The Tavern

The way I read it, he voted to tie up the score on a Day Two, which is a time-honored tradition and makes perfect sense.

We could ask you the same, since you changed your vote promptly after, and onto the same target.
by sphenodont
11 Jan 2017, 17:26:08
Forum: Mean Girls
Topic: Night 4: On Wednesdays we wear pink!
Replies: 9
Views: 338

Re: Night 4: On Wednesdays we wear pink!

DOM is almost certainly the husband. Maybe we should keep him alive.

Now I regret my vote.
by sphenodont
11 Jan 2017, 17:00:28
Forum: Puritans
Topic: Day 4: The Tavern
Replies: 34
Views: 1478

Re: Day 4: The Tavern

HH, you're fixating on me again. I thought the court-appointed counselor had a nice long talk about that with you, didn't she? Don't read too much into a self-defense play and indignant attitude when someone starts with a penalty and ends up with a train of four votes from out of seeming nowhere. I'...
by sphenodont
11 Jan 2017, 13:05:33
Forum: Mean Girls
Topic: Night 4: On Wednesdays we wear pink!
Replies: 9
Views: 338

Re: Night 4: On Wednesdays we wear pink!

Not sure who nullified the vote, but that was fortuitous.

... unless someone had a "swap X with the lynch victim" power, in which case someone knows who the alpha is.
by sphenodont
10 Jan 2017, 15:37:20
Forum: Puritans
Topic: Day 3: The Marketplace
Replies: 19
Views: 1254

Re: Day 3: The Marketplace

#Vote for: rekard
, for a surprisingly low key presense this game.

You'd think he'd be all over naughty, sexy nurs^H^H^H^Hwitches.
by sphenodont
10 Jan 2017, 15:32:33
Forum: Puritans
Topic: Day 3: The Marketplace
Replies: 19
Views: 1254

Re: Day 3: The Marketplace

That said, the switched vote in favor of sphenodont does make him sound wolfier than not, but Hellheart 's action looks much wolfier in retrospect While I agree that the vote manipulation would appear to make me look more witchy, keep in mind that many of the non-prestige powers seem to require bei...
by sphenodont
09 Jan 2017, 18:31:50
Forum: Mean Girls
Topic: Night 2: You can't sit with us
Replies: 8
Views: 285

Re: Night 2: You can't sit with us

Power usage, if it will work: revenge vote on DastardlyOldMan. (I'm open to changing it if you've got a better target.)
by sphenodont
09 Jan 2017, 18:24:48
Forum: Puritans
Topic: Day 2: The Church
Replies: 26
Views: 1449

Re: Day 2: The Church

I'm strenously protesting this, as I've been killed in the first two days in the last four games or so. But hey, that's how it works, right? DOM has no play, but he's my main witch suspect . So a hopeful preservation stdio . Edit: Scratch that. Hellheart is probably a witch. Still voting for std...
by sphenodont
09 Jan 2017, 16:05:47
Forum: Mean Girls
Topic: Night 2: You can't sit with us
Replies: 8
Views: 285

Re: Night 2: You can't sit with us

My revenge vote has to be selected the day before, so if there's anyone we think we can help nudge along, I'm open to ideas. I'd rather not let the ability go to waste.

Let me think about mauls.

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