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11 hours ago, TheAuldGrump said:

Considering buying the hardcover for Bard's Gate, while it is on sale at Frog God.

 

I have the old Necromancer Games version, both print and PDF, and the PDF of the Frog God version, but I am becoming enamored of the massive print versions from Frog God - if I have enough, I can build my own Fortress of Solitude....

 

Right now I have both the PDF and print versions of The Blight open at the same time, but my vision is growing blurry, and my jaw gaping as I yawn...

 

Methinks it is time for bed.

 

The Auld Grump

Just want to mention Christmas is coming up, and I really like Bard's Gate.

 

Just saying. ::):

 

Much nicer place than The Blight, and the bad guys aren't the ones in charge.

11 hours ago, TheAuldGrump said:

Considering buying the hardcover for Bard's Gate, while it is on sale at Frog God.

 

I have the old Necromancer Games version, both print and PDF, and the PDF of the Frog God version, but I am becoming enamored of the massive print versions from Frog God - if I have enough, I can build my own Fortress of Solitude....

 

Right now I have both the PDF and print versions of The Blight open at the same time, but my vision is growing blurry, and my jaw gaping as I yawn...

 

Methinks it is time for bed.

 

The Auld Grump

Vision blurring from exhaustion.

 

Stays up TWO MORE HOURS. <_<

 

Wisdom is a TERRIBLE dump stat.

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13 minutes ago, PaganMegan said:

Wisdom is a TERRIBLE dump stat.

 

My wisdom is too low to notice that. :rolleyes:

 

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Just finished my every-other-year Farnsworth-Munsell 100 Hue Test. No mistakes again. Which would be more of an occasion to celebrate if there were money attached to that result. ::D:

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So, not only could I not sleep last night (lying in bed awake for 6 hours before giving up), I'm still awake! It's going on 24+ hours. I've tried to take a quick nap but nope. Nothing. Still no signs of falling asleep. I don't understand it. Apparently, I will be an insomniac for the foreseeable future. 

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We're having pancakes for dinner.

Pancakes with apple, pancakes with bacon, pancakes with syrup or jam.

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17 minutes ago, Dicey said:

So, not only could I not sleep last night (lying in bed awake for 6 hours before giving up), I'm still awake! It's going on 24+ hours. I've tried to take a quick nap but nope. Nothing. Still no signs of falling asleep. I don't understand it. Apparently, I will be an insomniac for the foreseeable future. 

 

Are you on meds that can cause this?

Stress?

Drank a lot of energydrinks/coffee/cola?

 

If you keep getting that I would visit a doctor, maybe you need melatonine.

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36 minutes ago, Glitterwolf said:

Are you on meds that can cause this?

Stress?

Drank a lot of energydrinks/coffee/cola?

 

If you keep getting that I would visit a doctor, maybe you need melatonine.

 

No meds currently. I was on Benedryl earlier in the week for an allergy thing or head cold, but I haven't taken any since Tuesday night. Stress is normal for me, just work deadlines and the like. No extreme spikes. I drink water and sometimes tea, but mostly water. No soda, no energy drinks, and I hate coffee. I had two cups of tea yesterday afternoon, which is more than normal (I normally have 1 cup of hot tea with milk and sugar 3-4 days a week), but that was at 2 PM and shouldn't hold over so long. Caffeine hasn't really ever affected me strongly anyway, probably because I don't drink a lot of it. I also had a beer with dinner, so if anything that should have the opposite effect. So, no ideas from me. I just got in bed last night and no matter how hard I tried or how long I laid there, I just could not shut off. My brain kept wandering from one thing to another. Apparently, it still won't shut off. My eyes are like sandpaper, but my brain and body seem wide awake.

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6 minutes ago, Dicey said:

 

No meds currently. I was on Benedryl earlier in the week for an allergy thing or head cold, but I haven't taken any since Tuesday night. Stress is normal for me, just work deadlines and the like. No extreme spikes. I drink water and sometimes tea, but mostly water. No soda, no energy drinks, and I hate coffee. I had two cups of tea yesterday afternoon, which is more than normal (I normally have 1 cup of hot tea with milk and sugar 3-4 days a week), but that was at 2 PM and shouldn't hold over so long. Caffeine hasn't really ever affected me strongly anyway, probably because I don't drink a lot of it. I also had a beer with dinner, so if anything that should have the opposite effect. So, no ideas from me. I just got in bed last night and no matter how hard I tried or how long I laid there, I just could not shut off. My brain kept wandering from one thing to another. Apparently, it still won't shut off. My eyes are like sandpaper, but my brain and body seem wide awake.

 

If it takes longer than three days and occurs on a regular basis you might need to have it checked out.

As long as it is an incident, that can happen.

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59 minutes ago, Dicey said:

So, not only could I not sleep last night (lying in bed awake for 6 hours before giving up), I'm still awake! It's going on 24+ hours. I've tried to take a quick nap but nope. Nothing. Still no signs of falling asleep. I don't understand it. Apparently, I will be an insomniac for the foreseeable future. 

 

What the sparkly wolf said. I had a bout with the same issue a year or two ago. Got to 60 hours awake when I went to the doc. Got Ambien and was all excited that night for at least drug fueled sleep. 

 

Was awake the entire night.

 

Next morning went with the doc’s second recommendation, valerian root. Vitamin section of the grocery store. Smells like fecal matter. The doctor’s words were that it helps to quiet the mind. That scared me away from using it first. Took the two sh** pills (bottle said to take three actually), and slept. I’ve used that off and on since. 

 

What also helps is to get into a slightly elevated position with your head and shoulders. Prop yourself up with a few pillows. 

 

Then there’s always TV. I always seem to fall asleep in front of it. 

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56 minutes ago, Dicey said:

My brain kept wandering from one thing to another. Apparently, it still won't shut off. My eyes are like sandpaper, but my brain and body seem wide awake.

Hope you don’t need to drive anywhere. 

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Oops, someone is going to be mad at me. 

Consultant hired by insurance company contacted service and sales on a couple different occasions to get a rough estimate of replacing damaged equipment at a site that was heavily vandalized.  He was verbally given prices based on replacing just about the entire system, and wrote his report to the insurance company based on that.  

Insurance adjuster called me for the formal quote, then followed up with an email of photos of the site damage.  Based on the photos, and my knowledge of the system, I think we can get them back up and running for a lot less than replacing the entire system.   The original estimate was based on the fact that sometimes older systems have an issue of "cascading updates" - that is, you replace one piece with a new part, and that forces you to update another part that talks to it, and updating that part forces you to update two more parts, etc, etc. 

But they're not going to trip any cascading updates, and so my formal quote, while still pricey and generous to the owner, isn't close to replacing the whole system. 

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4 hours ago, Pegazus said:

Talk like a pirate day? Er, okay, here goes...

 

subax wanaagsan, dadka noocaas ah!  Xusuusnow!  waxaan ahay kabtanka hada!

 

I admit, I did have to use Google translate for it, so it may not be accurate. 

You're six days early, silly. 

 

...Which means you're good to go on the whole pirate thing I suspect.. ::P:

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3 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

We're having pancakes for dinner.

Pancakes with apple, pancakes with bacon, pancakes with syrup or jam.

 

You had me at bacon. :wub:

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We were gonna go out and have a picnic, but Sephy announces that she was tired and in need of a nap (all the while insisting that she was not, in fact, tired, and did not, under any circumstances, need a nap; she passed out as soon as I got her swaddled and snuggled). So we’ll have an afternoon picnic, instead.

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11 minutes ago, redambrosia said:

We were gonna go out and have a picnic, but Sephy announces that she was tired and in need of a nap (all the while insisting that she was not, in fact, tired, and did not, under any circumstances, need a nap; she passed out as soon as I got her swaddled and snuggled). So we’ll have an afternoon picnic, instead.

 

She ...announced... all this without having yet to speak a word ??

 

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