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Just now, Sophie was taken said:

I dislike my username. In retrospect, it was an extremely poor decision. :unsure:

could be worse.

I accidentally created my account with the username empty :P

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2 minutes ago, Sophie was taken said:

I dislike my username. In retrospect, it was an extremely poor decision. :unsure:

 

You could ask @Reaperbryan to use his epic mod powers to change it for you :poke:

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1 minute ago, Sophie was taken said:

I dislike my username. In retrospect, it was an extremely poor decision. :unsure:

Any way to apply for a change?

As a last resort I guess you could always make a new profile. :unsure:

GEM

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Glitterwolf used to have a different name. He requested it be changed to its current incarnation. I don't think the mods like to give out changes willy-nilly, but a polite request from someone who has been active in the forum for a while seems to have a good likelihood of being granted. 

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15 minutes ago, Cyradis said:

 

You could ask @Reaperbryan to use his epic mod powers to change it for you :poke:

Yep!

3 minutes ago, Cyradis said:

Glitterwolf used to have a different name. He requested it be changed to its current incarnation. I don't think the mods like to give out changes willy-nilly, but a polite request from someone who has been active in the forum for a while seems to have a good likelihood of being granted. 

And yep!

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Wow.  You guys were chatty this weekend.  That and I was busy.  

 

For the record, my flu shot wasn't that bad.  Now to be fair, I was probably comparing it to an allergy shot (which I get fairly bad reactions to) and it was administered by the same nurse who does the allergy shots.  But it was also the quad shot, which covers an extra strain.  So no idea if the reason why it wasn't bad was because I always get the beefier flu shot or what.  

 

Played board games with our normal gaming group since there wasn't time to pull together D&D.  Balderdash was SO MUCH FUN!  Especially with mead.  :;):   Need to play that one again.   

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Went to FLGS to play more board games.  We actually won stuff from the raffle.  Exploding Kittens, Word Smash and some sort of Escape Room simulator.  I also won a mat and expansion for Lost Cities (which I don't own the base game to).  So that was fun.  Also played a game of Lords of Waterdeep, Doctor Panic and a couple games of Hero Realms.

 

Was a good time; I brought Middle Daughter with me.  She's the one who actually won all of the complete games.

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2 hours ago, Crowley said:

Wait.. the point is to look for gaps?? Are you sure?

No, that's not the point. It's just what I'd inevitably do. I do try to keep in mind my own weaknesses... :;):

 

47 minutes ago, Sophie was taken said:

I dislike my username. In retrospect, it was an extremely poor decision. :unsure:

As others have said, a polite request to Reaperbryan might work.

 

16 minutes ago, Dilvish the Deliverer said:

Went to FLGS to play more board games.  We actually won stuff from the raffle.  Exploding Kittens, Word Smash and some sort of Escape Room simulator.  I also won a mat and expansion for Lost Cities (which I don't own the base game to).  So that was fun.  Also played a game of Lords of Waterdeep, Doctor Panic and a couple games of Hero Realms.

 

Was a good time; I brought Middle Daughter with me.  She's the one who actually won all of the complete games.

I backed a Kickstarter project a little while ago that was an escape room in a box. Delivered a month or so ago... Haven't even opened it yet. I wonder if it's the same one?

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33 minutes ago, LittleBluberry said:

Wow.  You guys were chatty this weekend.  That and I was busy.  

 

For the record, my flu shot wasn't that bad.  Now to be fair, I was probably comparing it to an allergy shot (which I get fairly bad reactions to) and it was administered by the same nurse who does the allergy shots.  But it was also the quad shot, which covers an extra strain.  So no idea if the reason why it wasn't bad was because I always get the beefier flu shot or what.  

 

Played board games with our normal gaming group since there wasn't time to pull together D&D.  Balderdash was SO MUCH FUN!  Especially with mead.  :;):   Need to play that one again.   

 

The quad shot does contain an Influenza B strain I've not seen before, something isolated from the Yamagata lineage. The other three strains are the usual ones: a H1N1 isolated in Michigan in 2015, a H3N5 from Hong Kong circa 2014, and the standard Australian Influenza B.

 

It's an updated H1N1 isolate this year. Should be closer to this year's wild type than previous season's vaccines.

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Went to my game store to take a break from painting and cleaning. Participated in the magic draft and went 3-0 with vampire tribe. My pod went the path of dinosaurs and could not handle being swarmed by vampires before getting their bombs into play. Fastest match was 8 minutes and xx seconds. Longest match was 15 minutes. Ouch to my opponents. I love this current block for it's tribal, who knew that vampires, merfolk, pirates, and dinosaurs clashing would be entertaining. There are some combinations that just make no sense. Examples: Attaching a hang glider to a brontosaurus to give it flying or forcing a flying creature to walk the plank. :lol:

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8 minutes ago, pcktlnt said:

Went to my game store to take a break from painting and cleaning. Participated in the magic draft and went 3-0 with vampire tribe. My pod went the path of dinosaurs and could not handle being swarmed by vampires before getting their bombs into play. Fastest match was 8 minutes and xx seconds. Longest match was 15 minutes. Ouch to my opponents. I love this current block for it's tribal, who knew that vampires, merfolk, pirates, and dinosaurs clashing would be entertaining. There are some combinations that just make no sense. Examples: Attaching a hang glider to a brontosaurus to give it flying or forcing a flying creature to walk the plank. :lol:

Why do I get an image of a Mottled greenish brownish Brontosaurus with an Orange Hang Glider [human sized, way to small for Bronty to actually gain sufficient lift] being forced to walk the plank and causing the ship to capsize?

Meanwhile, Bronty has done a spring dive off the plank, gained airspeed from the concealed jet-pack and does an eight point victory roll off into the setting sun.

GEM

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What would a pirate mind flayer fight (giant monster wise)?

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18 minutes ago, pcktlnt said:

What would a pirate mind flayer fight (giant monster wise)?

 

If a beholder wore an eyepatch, would it be worn on the main eye, or on the little eye-stalks? Or would a pirate beholder get multiple eyepatches? 

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Just now, Cyradis said:

 

If a beholder wore an eyepatch, would it be worn on the main eye, or on the little eye-stalks? Or would a pirate beholder get multiple eyepatches? 

:lol:

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And what is a cyclops to do as a pirate? I guess they'll have to go with the parrot or the monkey, and ditch the eye patch all together. 

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