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Old 10-11-2017, 09:16 PM
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This very real conversation. Definitely happened. In real life. for sure.
I'm sure he has a girlfriend in Canada, too.
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Old 10-12-2017, 08:49 AM
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Deborah Landis was the costume designer for Raiders of the Lost Ark
Obviously he looks foolish, but Greatest Show did come out two years before Secret of the Incas, so it's kind of a weird situation.
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Old 10-12-2017, 09:58 AM
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The Jeopardy prompt can still be correct even if Greatest Show also served as an inspiration.
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Old 10-12-2017, 11:23 AM
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Context: Spanish satirical magazine El Jueves' Twitter account is manned by the writers, and they receive a lot of threats and death notes via PMs, particularly when they make fun of the ultra-right or the church. The funny thing is that they usually *write back*, and they post those conversations from time to time.

I really like this one. Spoilered for size.






Yeah, I know, Spanish. Translation:

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Originally Posted by Guy with skulls and a nationalist/far-right spanish flag (GWS&AN/FRSFG)
Good morning you'll go to trial for insulting military forces
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(opens notification)

"But, general, I didn't have anything to do with that incident in the showers."

"I don't care, McMillar. It's an order from the higher ups."

"But General... I love you."

"SHUT UP, MCMILLAR, DAMN YOU!"

"NO TRIAL CAN CHANGE MY FEELINGS FOR YOU, GENERAL."

"McMillar, your stubbornness is huge, but not even it can eclipse your beauty."

(a commander appears)
"SIR, THE URUKS ARE ATTACKING."

"Let's go, McMillar. Let us finish those orcs. They know nothing about love."
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I'm a corporal. Mountain green beret.
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Do you want me to continue the story or not?
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Old 10-12-2017, 11:30 AM
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Do you want me to continue the story or not?
yes please
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Old 10-12-2017, 09:30 PM
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Old 10-12-2017, 10:08 PM
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Is

Is that a Yaranaika pumpkin

*zzzziiip*
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Old 10-13-2017, 01:29 AM
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Or a Nicholas Cage pumpkin?
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Old 10-13-2017, 06:55 AM
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Baby I'm amazed at the way you junctiioned me that time,
Maybe I'm afraid of the way I’m junctioned.
Maybe I'm amazed at the the way you pulled me out of that guy’s mind,
Hung me on a line
Maybe I'm amazed at the way I really need you.

Baby I'm a lion, and maybe I'm a lonely lion
Who's in the middle of a battle
that he doesn't really understand
Babe I'm a lion, and maybe you're the only woman
Who could ever junction me,
Baby won't you help me understand?

Baby I'm a lion, and maybe I'm a lonely lion
Who's in the middle of a battle
that he doesn't really understand
Baby I'm a lion and maybe you're the only woman
who could ever junction me,
Baby won't you help me understand?
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Old 10-13-2017, 08:18 AM
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Oh my Jesus I need to know if it matches the music and if so where's the cue because that's amazing
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Old 10-14-2017, 06:08 PM
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Old 10-14-2017, 08:18 PM
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Someone should come up with a system where, instead of people having to beg for money on the internet to cover medical expenses, we all just pool our money and then, when we get sick, we take some money from there and pay for care.
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Old 10-15-2017, 06:16 AM
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when i was like 9 i asked my mom what a fetish was and she said “uh..um..its when you love something a lot” and i told her i had a fetish for video games and she just said “no. you dont”
Called out for being a fake gamer by your own mom? Brutal
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Old 10-15-2017, 11:21 PM
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The thing about the Bethesda jokes is that it’s not just them. Game engines for Western CRPGs have literally always been like that.

Like, take Baldur’s Gate. Along with the Fallout series, it basically established the formula that mainstream CRPGs follow to this day; in terms of the genre’s history, it’s kind of a Big Deal.

It game engine is so incredibly limited that it can’t script combat. The only way to have a fight in a cutscene is to literally have a couple of AI characters fight each other and hope the intended party wins.

Normally you can arrange this simply by giving the participants unbalanced stats, but since it’s a real fight, with real (well, virtual) dice rolls, unlikely outcomes are always possible.

The upshot is that during the prologue, when the Big Bad shows up to assassinate the player character’s mentor, there’s a small but non-zero chance that the game will softlock during the ensuing cutscene because your mentor scored a freak crit and killed the baddie before the plot even gets started.

In retrospect, it was an omen of what was to come.
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Old 10-16-2017, 08:00 AM
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That's amazing. I'm also kind of amazed that CRPG creative teams have remained stubborn about that for so many years, despite those pitfalls.
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Old 10-16-2017, 07:25 PM
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company that had the cure for cancer would make an untold fortune from it and would never withhold it. It wouldn't be relevant to them that other companies would no longer profit from treating the disease. Government agencies are run by people who have a vested interest in keeping their funding going on and on forever. There is much mere accountability in private concerns because you only get paid for what you actually accomplish an what you can market. Public (government) concerns exist to milk more and more research money, which would end as soon as they were to find a cure.
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