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Lesson learned of the day: attaching cardboard from a blister pack to a craft stick will cause the resulting piece to get surprisingly warm.  Warm enough that I became concerned enough to place the piece into a non-flammable container.

 

Nothing caught fire though, so I will have to discard this as a possible arson technique.

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1 hour ago, Dilvish the Deliverer said:

Lesson learned of the day: attaching cardboard from a blister pack to a craft stick will cause the resulting piece to get surprisingly warm.  Warm enough that I became concerned enough to place the piece into a non-flammable container.

 

Nothing caught fire though, so I will have to discard this as a possible arson technique.

what kind of glue were you using?

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3 minutes ago, Marvin said:

I... don't even know what a craft stick is. :(

a Popsicle except with out the edible part

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12 minutes ago, Werkrobotwerk said:

what kind of glue were you using?

Bones Superglue.  Maybe it was reacting to the ink on the cardboard?  Who knows?  And yes a craft stick is basically a popsicle stick that hasn't been used in a frozen treat.  Bigger ones could be used as lounge depressors.

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2 minutes ago, Dilvish the Deliverer said:

Bones Superglue.  Maybe it was reacting to the ink on the cardboard?  Who knows?  And yes a craft stick is basically a popsicle stick that hasn't been used in a frozen treat.  Bigger ones could be used as lounge depressors.

A lounge depressor is an elephant on a couch. 

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Well, one guy was a no-show. The one guy who did show up is lucky I'm capable of running adventures for weeeny groups since this meant I had a total of 2 PCs.

 

Still, they got a lot done. Dealt with the shipwreck, realized they were set up, found the murder victims, caught malaria, heard about the cannibals, and came up with a plan to escape the blasted island before they get dead.

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6 hours ago, Dilvish the Deliverer said:

Bones Superglue.  Maybe it was reacting to the ink on the cardboard?  Who knows?  And yes a craft stick is basically a popsicle stick that hasn't been used in a frozen treat.  Bigger ones could be used as lounge depressors.

Oh, so my stupid jokes aside, a quick check of google for superglue and heat, lead to a nice big warning that using it on natural fibers can cause a powerful exothermic reaction. So you probably should not not use it on paper products. 

 

There was also a specific warning to not use it on cotton. Just in case you were considering it. (Fire)

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30 minutes ago, NebulousMissy said:

Well, one guy was a no-show. The one guy who did show up is lucky I'm capable of running adventures for weeeny groups since this meant I had a total of 2 PCs.

 

Still, they got a lot done. Dealt with the shipwreck, realized they were set up, found the murder victims, caught malaria, heard about the cannibals, and came up with a plan to escape the blasted island before they get dead.

I missed what this was about, but it sounds like Savage Tide.

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3 minutes ago, Pezler the Polychromatic said:

I missed what this was about, but it sounds like Savage Tide.

 

I'm currently running Savage Tide and it's not that.  But it sounds cool and seafaring anyway.  ^_^

 

It's quiet around here on Saturdays.  We're watching "Cutthroat Island", which we persuaded the 15 year old daughter to watch with us.  Told her it was background for Savage Tide, actually.  :;):

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