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Getting to Know Each Other = July Edition

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17 hours ago, TGP said:

Question for July 13th:

What is your favorite gardening implement?

 

A garden?  In Hong Kong?

 

ahahahahahahahahaha

 

<I'm crying on the inside>

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11 minutes ago, Jokemeister said:

 

A garden?  In Hong Kong?

 

ahahahahahahahahaha

 

<I'm crying on the inside>

 

A potted plant?

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18 hours ago, TGP said:

Question for July 13th:

What is your favorite gardening implement?

 

My 16 lb sledgehammer. It's probably my favourite and most used tool all round. I use it to repair vehicles and equipment, pound posts and other things. Why is it a garden tool? Because I use it to drive stakes to tie twine to to make neat rows. The wife is the main gardener but she tends to plant things in clumps here and there. I tell her to put them in rows so that if I'm weeding I don't kill them.

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18 hours ago, TGP said:

Question for July 13th:

What is your favorite gardening implement?

 

My hands, followed closely by my stirrup hoe.

 

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I have learned much from the gardens question...

 

Question for Rcon attendees: Are you all set to pick your classes for ReaperCon??

 

That is not the question of the day for the 14th. But since quite a few people check this thread it is a friendly reminder.  

 

10AM Friday. 

Reaper HQ Time. (CDT)

I think that is 4PM London Time. 

I think that is 8AM San Francisco Time. 

(Do doublecheck for your time zone!!)

T-minus 7 hours or so as I am posting.

 

The Daily Question might get posted after the classes frenzy.

 

Also, this weekend will be Raygunz Weekend and some kind of mini that could generate a zap-ray* would be handy in order to participate.

 

*...starships, big stompy robots, storm marines, space troopers, aliens, silver suited whatevers, small clanky robots...

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I will be at work, but I have my wants list ready, complete with alternates and alternates to the alternates.

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4 hours ago, TGP said:

I have learned much from the gardens question...

 

Question for Rcon attendees: Are you all set to pick your classes for ReaperCon??

 

That is not the question of the day for the 14th. But since quite a few people check this thread it is a friendly reminder.  

 

10AM Friday. 

Reaper HQ Time. (CDT)

I think that is 4PM London Time. 

I think that is 8AM San Francisco Time. 

(Do doublecheck for your time zone!!)

T-minus 7 hours or so as I am posting.

 

The Daily Question might get posted after the classes frenzy.

 

Also, this weekend will be Raygunz Weekend and some kind of mini that could generate a zap-ray* would be handy in order to participate.

 

*...starships, big stompy robots, storm marines, space troopers, aliens, silver suited whatevers, small clanky robots...

I'll see what's still available when I get home. :unsure:

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4 hours ago, TGP said:

I have learned much from the gardens question...

 

Question for Rcon attendees: Are you all set to pick your classes for ReaperCon??

::(: lucky duckys.

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5 hours ago, TGP said:

Question for Rcon attendees: Are you all set to pick your classes for ReaperCon??

 

Yesss!  I have 14 priority classes in 5 time slots... and around an hour or two after the servers go down under the initial stress, I'll be able to waltz in and pick some of them!

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I'm good to go for both my wife's classes and mine, including having purchased our memberships.

 

Remember to purchase your membership before trying to get classes!

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6 hours ago, TGP said:

I have learned much from the gardens question...

 

Question for Rcon attendees: Are you all set to pick your classes for ReaperCon??

 

 

Nrfh. I don't know. But I have a list. And an internet connection. So we'll see.

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A shovel.  It makes it it easier to bury the...   Wait, what were we talking about?

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Got 3 of my priority classes....

Jessica Rich needs to be cloned...

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I wish I could go! :(

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3 minutes ago, Cyradis said:

I wish I could go! :(

We wish you could go, too.


I really think we need to get more serious about replacing the GenghisCon painting track with a Denver painting con. Which probably means we need a real trail boss. Any volunteers?

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