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by 7-zark-7
08 Sep 2017, 08:48:03
Forum: The Village Market
Topic: Day 4: D is for Dueling Pistols
Replies: 27
Views: 903

Re: Day 4: D is for Dueling Pistols

The only people alive are me, FCM, DOM and Meta4 I am apparently dead, but lack evidence of such. https://68.media.tumblr.com/47a5a17742e27f9d7758df8a64c845a4/tumblr_o2esobhm741tkezu4o1_500.jpg Less in a bit? ((yeah - if you could move me to the dead pool, that would be great)) 7z7
by 7-zark-7
06 Sep 2017, 17:05:10
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

So, our flagship Latin American / Telenovela facility is in Miami. Their offsite redundancy is 15 minutes away. Both are in the path of Irma, who does not look pleased. We've been running a marathon for the last 2 days getting business continuity where it needs to be both for live feeds and scripted...
by 7-zark-7
06 Sep 2017, 08:25:26
Forum: The Village Market
Topic: Day 4: D is for Dueling Pistols
Replies: 27
Views: 903

Re: Day 4: D is for Dueling Pistols

rekard wrote:can admins please close the day and open a new one so the last 4 finish the game?


Didn't I shoot you? :shake:

less in a bit,

7z7
by 7-zark-7
04 Sep 2017, 08:04:45
Forum: The Village Market
Topic: Day 4: D is for Dueling Pistols
Replies: 27
Views: 903

Re: Day 4: D is for Dueling Pistols

So I will die by tomorrow. It's not all it's cracked up to be. There's no level 2, and if anyone is processing the dead and changing their permissions, they seem to be missing a few details. Awfully tempted to shoot Sphenodont again, but... since you're here Vig shot Rekard! Less in a bit? 7z7 ((Se...
by 7-zark-7
31 Aug 2017, 23:31:46
Forum: The Village Market
Topic: Day 4: D is for Dueling Pistols
Replies: 27
Views: 903

Re: Day 4: D is for Dueling Pistols

Hey,

Am I dead? Because I feel like I should be dead.

Lemme try something:

#Vote for: vig shot Sphenodont


Less in a bit,

7z7
by 7-zark-7
27 Aug 2017, 14:19:26
Forum: The Village Market
Topic: Day 2: B is for Beatniks
Replies: 42
Views: 1338

Re: Day 2: B is for Beatniks

Back in CT for the longest stretch in the house since the day we closed on it. The honey do list is pretty long - Word to the wise, if you ever replace a toilet, replace the wax seal. It's only $3. Don't be like the seller of my house who (as already established) is a wolf. Rekard, since you're onli...
by 7-zark-7
26 Aug 2017, 22:31:15
Forum: The Village Market
Topic: Day 2: B is for Beatniks
Replies: 42
Views: 1338

Re: Day 2: B is for Beatniks

You probably don't want to hear the pickle story. I will say this much: these were pickle slices which were delivered to the restaurant in 5 gallon buckets with lids that were functionally identical to the Home Depot "homer buckets" & it often took more than a week to go through that m...
by 7-zark-7
26 Aug 2017, 15:50:22
Forum: The Village Market
Topic: Day 2: B is for Beatniks
Replies: 42
Views: 1338

Re: Day 2: B is for Beatniks

The Fairy Catmother wrote:Is this a story we'd be better off not knowing? :vomit:


Depends a bit. Do you like pickles?
by 7-zark-7
26 Aug 2017, 10:10:02
Forum: The Village Market
Topic: Day 2: B is for Beatniks
Replies: 42
Views: 1338

Re: Day 2: B is for Beatniks

Chick-Fil-a sends their regards. Although I typically ask for my fried chicken to be more socially responsible, my hope on this occasion is simpler: that they leave the pickle off. Many moons ago, I worked fast food briefly (one summer in high school). To this day, I don't eat pickles. It's a long s...
by 7-zark-7
26 Aug 2017, 04:12:53
Forum: The Village Market
Topic: Day 2: B is for Beatniks
Replies: 42
Views: 1338

Re: Day 2: B is for Beatniks

Rosy fingered dawn approached like the bitch it was. Anything going on here? Decided to RP Sven returning from a long overdue vacation as I am returning from a long overdue vacation. The beverage in that blender-souvenir-mug is called "It's five o'clock somewhere". It's the margaritaville ...
by 7-zark-7
25 Aug 2017, 23:15:44
Forum: The Village Market
Topic: Day 2: B is for Beatniks
Replies: 42
Views: 1338

Re: Day 2: B is for Beatniks

Tone reads: I agree with Dom's logic from yesterday - coupled with FCM's statement, I've got both of them in my town list. Anyone who pardons an Arizona sheriff, on the other hand is not acting in the town's best interest. Driving back from South Carolina in the AM - will check in when able along th...
by 7-zark-7
23 Aug 2017, 21:29:17
Forum: The Village Market
Topic: Day 1: A is for Anti-Establishment
Replies: 66
Views: 1944

Re: Day 1: A is for Anti-Establishment

RaveBomb wrote:Zark should vote for me just to screw with Meta4... :D


I did consider this
by 7-zark-7
23 Aug 2017, 21:28:42
Forum: The Village Market
Topic: Day 1: A is for Anti-Establishment
Replies: 66
Views: 1944

Re: Day 1: A is for Anti-Establishment

Miscounted the hours. You're good, rekard. Also, I think I won't skip people unless another player specifically calls time on the current one. I just want to make sure the game keeps moving, without putting a hard deadline on each day. I'll treat Meta4's vote as a proxy. Zark is skipped. Vo...
by 7-zark-7
22 Aug 2017, 19:41:40
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

We rented a beach house in South Carolina about an hour north of totality. Bunch of younger kids with us,I don't think we could have made the trek into the 100% zone but we will definitely put that on the list for 2024

More in a bit,

7z7
by 7-zark-7
22 Aug 2017, 19:22:45
Forum: The Village Market
Topic: Day 1: A is for Anti-Establishment
Replies: 66
Views: 1944

Re: Day 1: A is for Anti-Establishment

On vacation (we rented a beach house in 99.9% totality - the eclipse was awesome). I'm wondering about this mechanic... seems a little shade tree for my taste. Also debating on RP / Avatar. Any suggestions? I like agent smith, but don't really feel he should be three games in a row. Stealth edit. Sk...
by 7-zark-7
16 Aug 2017, 11:14:50
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXVII - Hiller's Mallow
Replies: 23
Views: 1485

Re: TWG CXVII - Hiller's Mallow

RaveBomb wrote:Sure, I'll get lynched day one.

OR WILL I!?


I think we should all pledge to lynch Ravebomb day four.

I know, I know, we could say "wait to discuss lynch", but you know, in for a penny, in for a pound.

More in a bit,

7z7
by 7-zark-7
15 Aug 2017, 13:55:18
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXVII - Hiller's Mallow
Replies: 23
Views: 1485

Re: TWG CXVII - Hiller's Mallow

I read this as Hitler's Mallow, by the way.

Not sure where this is taking my RP, but it can't be good.

More in a bit,

7z7
by 7-zark-7
14 Aug 2017, 08:52:58
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Okaros wrote:Congrats, Ryvvn and FCM!

Also congrats, Zark! One of those ducks is actually a wolf. Your new job is to figure out which one it is before it kills all the rest. Good luck!


Image

More in a bit,

7z7
by 7-zark-7
11 Aug 2017, 12:05:19
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

I have never spent this much on appliances in such a short period. On the upside, we have new ~everything~ Didya get the shiny stainless steel Internet-enabled toaster? Just asking. For reasons. Please don't tell my wife about the chrome toasters - she's still scarred ~years~ after battlestar went ...
by 7-zark-7
11 Aug 2017, 10:35:45
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

I have never spent this much on appliances in such a short period. On the upside, we have new ~everything~
by 7-zark-7
09 Aug 2017, 22:32:16
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: Discussion: Meta-Communication
Replies: 9
Views: 1228

Re: Discussion: Meta-Communication

I found the lack of edit capability at Mafia universe very frustrating. I frequently edit for content, to fit your screen, and to run in the time allotted. Then, when I'm not working, I fix typos in my forum posts. grammar not gamebreaking edits are fair game More in a bit, 7z7 Edit: speeeling :flail:
by 7-zark-7
09 Aug 2017, 18:27:39
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Wish us luck, we close on the new house tomorrow. I strongly suspect the seller is a wolf - his agent certainly is.

More in a bit,

7z7
by 7-zark-7
27 Jul 2017, 17:44:55
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

DastardlyOldMan wrote:
7-zark-7 wrote:I would watch Salma Hayak read a magazine.

She was the one from Night Court, right?


#Vote for: DastardlyOldMan
by 7-zark-7
27 Jul 2017, 16:13:59
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

I would watch Salma Hayak read a magazine.
by 7-zark-7
27 Jul 2017, 10:07:02
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Part of me is a little disappointed that you're not outfitting a cargo container and planning to ship yourself around the world in luxury, but I must admit it still sounds pretty neat. You'd better have stories to tell after that, DOM! Why do I picture the train car from Wild Wild West? The TV show...
by 7-zark-7
27 Jul 2017, 08:26:11
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Ditto - the village pub demands pics of your container ship experience. New Zealand too, but I admit, I'd likely get there eventually... with two kids under 10, I don't know if I'd ever get the freedom to tramp around the world by container ship & rather suspect that sort of passage to deprecate...
by 7-zark-7
25 Jul 2017, 16:41:05
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

I've been driving back and forth to a storage shed near the new house - mostly taking loads in the wife's SUV (my convertible is surprisingly unhelpful in this regard), but this weekend I rented a cargo van. We have most of our stuff in storage now - Xmas stuff may stay stored a bit longer, but the ...
by 7-zark-7
21 Jul 2017, 17:47:53
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXVI - The Blacklist
Replies: 25
Views: 1352

Re: TWG CXVI - The Blacklist

Meta4! Welcome back. There's pie in the image pub

More in a bit,

7z7
by 7-zark-7
18 Jul 2017, 17:28:45
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXVI - The Blacklist
Replies: 25
Views: 1352

Re: TWG CXVI - The Blacklist

RaveBomb wrote:
[+] Redacted
I said it was Redacted


Shades of Rekard's MCP game

[+] Spoiler
literally, those were the shades used


More in a bit,

7z7
by 7-zark-7
18 Jul 2017, 08:38:46
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Visigoth wrote:Mortgage brokers would be sociopaths. They don't care who wins as long as they get the profits when they bundle and sell off your mortgage.


This is utterly and completely true. Are you laying seer cover?

More in a bit,

7z7
by 7-zark-7
17 Jul 2017, 15:31:30
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Is it really a confession after they've been called out by the seer? That should have said concessions, but you raise an excellent point. We'd better lynch them to be sure. I am fairly tempted to run a single thread game where home sellers are cast as wolves, potential buyers are the humans, and mo...
by 7-zark-7
17 Jul 2017, 06:30:50
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

We are expecting the paperwork tonight. A few confessions on both sides, but the upshot is the seller is paying for the roof replacement.

More (deals) in a bit,

7z7
by 7-zark-7
14 Jul 2017, 16:05:39
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

I agree wholeheartedly - I don't wish to pick nits. We sold our prior house back in 2012 in Massachusetts & have been apartment dwellers since in greater NYC. The buyer's inspector during our sale found a few things, we fixed & kicked something like $5k out of pocket towards their closing to...
by 7-zark-7
14 Jul 2017, 08:39:38
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

A fair point - but, if you recall, I am also a wolf (at the moment, a dead one, but I digress). Do I throw the seller under the bus for human cred?
by 7-zark-7
14 Jul 2017, 08:29:33
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

I'm nervous about the house purchase. We really like the place for a number of reasons, & its got good bones. But the list we got from the inspection (and therefore the one we gave the seller) was fairly lengthy & we were supposed to hear back today from the seller today. Seller requested &a...
by 7-zark-7
11 Jul 2017, 12:23:47
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Someone's already busy getting themselves into the proper frame of mind for the next game... Hmm - I'll tentatively take the back half of July. Unknown theme atm. I am so down for unknown theme atm. So long as it's the kind that gives out money, that is. Also a bit curious what you means when you s...
by 7-zark-7
10 Jul 2017, 21:16:18
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Also, mom sends her love:

Image

More in a bit,

7z7
by 7-zark-7
10 Jul 2017, 05:18:59
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

You hear a muffled thud from the shogoth tank:

Image
by 7-zark-7
28 Jun 2017, 13:53:54
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

I agree with all the points Gungnir and DOM raise, but will go slightly further: Game stores (whether RPG, Board, or Both) are *ridiculously* thin margin business. If you're at all worried about the financial risk (both in the riskiness of the business sense as well as your own personal/family fina...
by 7-zark-7
23 Jun 2017, 17:20:45
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: CXV - A Call to Arms
Replies: 29
Views: 1439

Re: CXV - A Call to Arms

In. Your thread at Ars points to your old game with Star vs. the Forces of Evil. I thought it was a time traveling game. SvtFE was actually *my* old game, so this is actually a Quantum Leap-style time-travelling game. DOM must leap from game to game, putting right the mistakes other GMs have made a...
by 7-zark-7
23 Jun 2017, 17:18:27
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Made an offer on a house today - waiting to hear back. That's right, the Zarkowskis are going suburban.

More in a bit,

7z7
by 7-zark-7
21 Jun 2017, 17:12:00
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: CXV - A Call to Arms
Replies: 29
Views: 1439

Re: CXV - A Call to Arms

DastardlyOldMan wrote:Render unto Caesar and all that


What... like fat?

Regardless, I'll go ahead and say I'm in... there may be a more substantial post later.

Or I may post city council transcripts. Tough call

More in a bit,

7z7
by 7-zark-7
20 Jun 2017, 13:55:55
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: General Forum Bug Reporting/Problem Thread
Replies: 154
Views: 26018

Re: General Forum Bug Reporting/Problem Thread

Hey - where did the links to prior games go to? I didn't play in the first "Charger" game & went looking for it to no avail.

More in a bit,

7z7
by 7-zark-7
18 Jun 2017, 08:00:49
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

I tend to agree. This thread needs more cowbell.

Happy Father's Day to those so inclined. We're off to have some family fun today.

What are the non-Zarkowski's doing?

More in a bit,

7z7
by 7-zark-7
05 Jun 2017, 07:16:48
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: Mafia Championships & Us
Replies: 53
Views: 4092

Re: Mafia Championships & Us

Well, I feel slightly vindicated. (Only slightly). I made it to final 3 and we won as town. Will post the links when I get in the office.

I have to say, it's a whole different world over there... I wouldn't mind bringing some fresh blood over, but this place... this is home.

More in a bit,

7z7
by 7-zark-7
02 Jun 2017, 17:15:24
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: Re: Free Stuff Thread
Replies: 10
Views: 4288

Re: Free Stuff Thread

Aldax wrote:
7-zark-7 wrote:
Aldax wrote: Deus Ex: Invisible War
Deus Ex: The Fall


hoping I'm doing this right, & less in a bit,

7z7


It is done, have fun!


Thank you kind sir!

- Steve / 7z7
by 7-zark-7
01 Jun 2017, 19:28:57
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: Re: Free Stuff Thread
Replies: 10
Views: 4288

Re: Free Stuff Thread

Aldax wrote: Deus Ex: Invisible War
Deus Ex: The Fall


hoping I'm doing this right, & less in a bit,

7z7
by 7-zark-7
30 May 2017, 23:55:25
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2360
Views: 102877

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Wife and I are considering houses in Connecticut... with my job in northern NJ, that puts my daily commute close to 2 hours each way. Not looking forward to that as a daily grind. I may end up switching to NYC as an office to be able to make it more of a train commute rather than driving every day. ...
by 7-zark-7
27 May 2017, 00:07:43
Forum: Vanilla Light
Topic: Day 6
Replies: 13
Views: 832

Re: Day 6

For failure to vote a second time, player the fairy catmother would have been eliminated by Wrath of God today; however, the town handled that on God's behalf. Day 6 ends now, because the game ends now. Wolves Win! Congratulations necklessone, gungnir888, and dferrantino! Popping in very briefly - ...
by 7-zark-7
22 May 2017, 19:20:31
Forum: Absolutely Dead
Topic: Dead 0
Replies: 24
Views: 691

Re: Dead 0

MEM, you got an honorable mention somewhere else, just so you know

less in a bit,

7z7

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