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  1. 8 points
    It happens with pit bulls a good deal People are told that pitties are vicious, so they buy one in the hopes of having a slavering beast. (Most that I have met can be better described as hyperactive, not vicious.) The last time we had a pit bull as a neighbor (actually a Staffordshire Terrier) she managed to get in through our bedroom window. On the second floor. And we didn't have a porch. Ground->trashcan->1st floor roof->window->floor, then curled up and went to sleep. Our cats were not happy - but she didn't chase them, just broke in and took a nap. She later had her picture in the paper, having managed to get on the roof of the building. (I guess nobody told her that dogs can't climb.) This new pittie is a sweetheart, but scared of a lot of things - I am worried that somebody might frighten her enough that she bits, which would be bad - she's a sweetie, just really, really scared. But I have hopes - her first response to a strange dog was to try to hide behind her new alpha person. She was shaking. The Auld Grump
  2. 8 points
    Coffee, which I maintain is a bean-based broth. Also: chicken noodle.
  3. 7 points
    make your own spells. put them in a book.
  4. 6 points
    My mom's adopted pitbull is a sweetheart and also climbs - she's all front end strength and can pull herself up. She will go after small non-dog critters left to her own devices. To people? Total snugglebutt. An 80lbs snugglebutt. That was a bit problematic when she bounced into my lap and put all 80lbs on one paw on my arm while falling. Not jumping, just a bounce (I was encouraging her). Had a huge bruise that lasted weeks, to the point where people asked if I'd been beaten. Months later and the skin is still faintly discolored. Dog got her snuggles and her belly rubs. 10/10 would pet again. She tries to be polite but sometimes doesn't understand.
  5. 6 points
    I can help with that... Almost anything is possible if I put my mind to it hard enough.
  6. 6 points
    I do believe dm's guild has spellsheets on there. I've got the cards. They are nice to have but since I've gotten Beyond & my Chromebook, I've yet to use them. Problem with HL is its srd & community based when it comes to updates. It'll work as I've used it the past couple of years for my Rcon games. After seeing some options not in either, I switched to Beyond. Official & it makes my 5e gaming easier to run. HL will still get use for Pf (whether it's 1st or 2nd). Great program.
  7. 6 points
    Ahhhh, my childhood heroes. Still kind of are.... With cookie monster a very close second.
  8. 5 points
    I know it does, and it's a shame. Doesn't change my feelings towards those people, though.
  9. 5 points
    Mithrandir, or Mith for short, easy. Ooh, or Mithril...
  10. 5 points
    Well, that depends: are you donating, or 'helping' others to donate? People like that need to REDACTED DUE TO LARGE AMOUNTS OF PROFANE VOCABULARY INTERSPERSED WITH UNNECESSARILY VIVID AND DISTURBING DESCRIPTIONS OF PHYSICAL VIOLENCE SOME OF WHICH MIGHT NOT EVEN BE ENTIRELY POSSIBLE. I'm glad to hear she has a better person now, though. Good luck!
  11. 4 points
    This sweet girl was abandoned and had kittens at some point over the summer. I caught her going through the trash looking for food and have been providing kibble and water. Last month, just before R'con she brought her babies to our back door. When they are not on the deck they are in the woods behind our house, living wild. Anyway, she is going in tomorrow for a spay with our favorite vet, and I need to come up with something of a name more fitting than "baby mamma" to go in the records. Any suggestions? I am fresh out of ideas. We named the female tuxedo kitten "Sugar Boots", for her white paws, when she got spayed last week. One more kitten, a dark mackerel striped tabby, probably a girl, needs a name too.
  12. 4 points
    We had a pack of 4 pit bulls living at the house adjacent to our gang mailbox for a couple years. These were love puppies who would come up to the fence, wagging from ears to tail in the hope of a pat on the head or a rub behind the ears. I would always take a minute to talk to them, eagerly lined up with their paws on top of the 3 foot high chain link fence separating their yard from the public street, and give them a little attention as part of the routine of getting the mail. GEM Or if you are willing to break some bones as part of the process. GEM
  13. 4 points
    Any time you feel like popping the zit, watch this instead - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74Kn1pNIlq8 The Auld Grump
  14. 4 points
    I've got nothing, but thank you for taking care of them.
  15. 4 points
    Misty same atmospheric reasons as Talespinner but she looks more peaceable[?] to me. The mackeral kitten could be Mackie that could work for either gender.
  16. 4 points
    Stormy, as she looks like a storm cloud. Beautiful coat on her.
  17. 4 points
    Looks silvery in these photos. How about Pewter?
  18. 4 points
    I started a kinda weird challenge today: I'm going to try to not squish pimples for a whole week. I go more than a bit beyond just getting rid of zits that are obvious, or easy to remove. I go for them large or small, ripe or unripe, even when I know I'm doing more harm than good. Yeah, some gotta go, but most... it is just taking out aggression or frustration on my own face. If there is a mirror, I'll spend a while tearing at them. I've gone so far as to use my fingernails to tear into small blackheads and end up bleeding from it, and keeping a pin around to get at deep ones. Not good. Today is Day 1. I am allowed to wash my face, use whatever lotions and scrubs, but no squishing. If I make it a week, I get to go to a spa where a professional can get rid of whatever appears. I probably haven't gone a day without doing this for years (less so during camping trips without a mirror, but even then sometimes). I'm sure I'll end up looking worse for a while until my skin gets used to not being abused, but the habit has to stop. *grumbles*
  19. 4 points
    I love that we've gone through 2.5 pages discussing soup!!! Myself, I'm partial to Ramen soup.
  20. 3 points
    Hi guys, so I'm slowly working my way through some Shadowrun figures, and here is my latest one. This is number three of a set of four Street Mages, one more left to go on the set. Tried to use pretty much just greys, blues and purples, didn't want too much contrast! So anyhoos, not too much metal on this figure, which was kind of nice. Next one hopefully in a few days to complete the set!
  21. 3 points
    I'm a sucker for big stompy robots, and the current (third?) kickstarter looks pretty darn cool. Are there any good reviews out there that give a nice summary for the game? I also have a few quick questions: Does it use a hex grid, or rulers? I don't see any infantry in this KS, or previous ones (just looked quickly though), how often do you use infantry in your games? What's their battlefield role? The vehicles also look super cool. How often do you see them on the battlefield, and do they have their own cards too (ie, become weaker as they take damage)? Related to that: does every figure on the board get a card, or just the big stompy robots? How are vehicles, aircraft, troops, etc. treated in the game? What's the initiative deck for, in the starter set? How many factions are there? I'm thinking of backing the $100 pledge, but really just want figures for two factions. It looks like the current KS base pledge is just for two factions (that's good IMO!) Thanks in advance!
  22. 3 points
    Puts down someone else's barge pole and backs away slowly...
  23. 3 points
    What a gorgeous wee thing- and smart too, she obviously knows how to find a good person to rely on "Kiri" is Japanese for fog/mist. Y'know, like the line from that poem- "The fog comes in on little cat feet"
  24. 3 points
  25. 2 points
    @Kuroneko - seen some of her stuff. It is fascinating LOL.
  26. 2 points
    Per my Khornate Chaplain’s text the correct answer is both. Khorne cares not from where the blood flows.
  27. 2 points
    I got a barrel... Now I gotta make another batch
  28. 2 points
    Um....the basic pledge comes with free North American shipping....I wonder which is the actual case..... Anywho, I could possibly see getting one or two for use as photo backdrops.
  29. 2 points
    Thank you maam. i will now commence with the throwing of money at reaper
  30. 2 points
    If the tabby is a girl, Tabitha.
  31. 2 points
    Soup! Not my own: Panera's Broccoli Cheddar in a sourdough bread bowl. Mine, made at home: butternut squash and pumpkin, or leek and potato.
  32. 2 points
    Its just not econimically feasible to do this in Canada apparently 15$ for 1 set of shelves including shipping? Double that if I want books for it? Just not good value.
  33. 2 points
    If she isn't a large cat, one step further with our nerdery... Minnie. Mini. HAH.
  34. 2 points
    Meanwhile, in upstate New York
  35. 1 point
    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/701587775/fantasy-facades-by-bannerless-builds?ref=discovery About Bannerless Builds is the result of years of passion and study by our lead designer, Gregory Bowes, a lifetime gamer who studied theatre set design in university and worked with Shakespeare in the Park productions in Montreal. Greg needed a solution for how much space the terrain collection he’d built over the years needed, and how long it took to set up. Inspiration came from an unlikely source; in his own words, “One night I was watching Blazing Saddles and the scene where they recreate the town near the end made a lot of sense to me, in that they had to do it quickly. At that point it all just clicked in my head.” By applying his theatre experience to the tabletop, Greg was able to minimize the footprint of his scenery while sustaining his love for 3D terrain. As Greg puts it, “I fell in love with 3D gaming when I owned my own game store and used to play wargames with customers. I tend to think more creatively in 3D, one example was in a recent game when the bad guy was escaping from us, up some stairs while his minions kept us at bay. As the mage I blasted the stairs apart under him, causing him to fall.” This Kickstarter campaign is to bring you the first wave of Facades, Scenery and Terrain from Bannerless builds! Now, with that all out of the way, let's check out how you can get some of the aforementioned Fantasy Facades: Sounds cool right? What makes it even better is that through PledgeManager, you're able to Add-On any item you like! Such as: Just add the Kickstarter Price amount of the item(s) you want to your pledge! (please note the shipping cost per item!) (Please Note: Shown are a painted and unpainted version of each item. With the exception of "packs," you will receive one (1) unpainted item for each item purchased. Add-On Prices are in CAD, the exchange rate usually hovers around $1 CAD = $0.75 USD)
  36. 1 point
    Fancy-looking fella! Good work, esp. the suit fabric!
  37. 1 point
    I like how you paid attention to details and even painted the ungual crest. You did a wonderful job. In my case one of the monsters my gaming mate feared to most is the Ghouls. The description I made of the creature, with their long sharp claws and zombie appearance, really made them nervous to fight these undead. I didn't take any pictures of the models yet. It was very humid the day I sealed them, and the varnish made a whitish fume. I need to rework the paint before I take pictures.
  38. 1 point
    I think it looks great, my eye read the base as tarmac on first glance so it cant be that bad! I do sympathise with you about buying all the basing material though- I seem to buy more sand, cork and static grass than I do minis :D
  39. 1 point
    1. Chili (that counts right?) 2. Tomato sauce that I put extra veggies into and call tomato soup (none of that creamy nonsense) 3. New England clam chowder eaten out of a fresh baked sour dough bread bowl.
  40. 1 point
    Home made soup I did not have to make myself. …. Ah hem. Sink Soup is always good. I like Amy's Tomato Bisque, although I am a heretic who adds cream and a little basil to it. If I am eating out for some reason, I often have creamy clam chowder. Nom.
  41. 1 point
    New England Clam Chowder. Hard for me to not order it when I see it on the menu.
  42. 1 point
    I would delightedly take you to one of the local places, if you are ever in the area. We are not one of the world's ramen hot-spots, but there are some good options.
  43. 1 point
    Gollum said, “Gollum, Gollum, Gollum.”
  44. 1 point
    Yes, All Your Base are Belong to Me! ;-) Not to worry - I put lots of other goodies in. I practically had to sit on the box to get it closed enough to tape up! And I promise to put those bases to good use and post pictures.
  45. 1 point
    First time I saw them, I thought they looked like slippers. Armored assault slippers!
  46. 1 point
  47. 1 point
    If, after filling slots for those who have not participated before, there is still space, I would like to participate.
  48. 1 point
    I thought it has a '50s Flash Gordon/Buck Rogers vibe to it. I really like how it turned out for a out of the box look.
  49. 1 point
  50. 1 point
    Once I have a new house with a dedicated game room and table, I can think about investing in something like this..
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