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2 hours ago, Kuroneko said:

So, I've been looking for something to have on in the background whilst painting AND I just found out that 4 seasons of Fraggle Rock are available on Amazon Prime. Coincidence? I think not! ::D:

When they were released to home video the two short seasons (4&5) were combined to make a slightly long season. As long as the last episode of season 4 is the one where Doc moves and finds another Fraggle hole in his new home, it is the complete series. 

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So my Conversation might not happen tonight at all.

 

She woke up with a migraine and is probably not going to make it.

 

So we'll get through this dungeon tonight and see what happens.

 

Still not looking forward to it.

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It was strange waking up today and not feeling ....ill. For the last week I have been :wacko: unwell. 

 

I have five days worth of Meds to take. :mellow:

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So I'm walking along behind the couch.

Pocky the Cat zips ahead of me to sproing onto the back of the couch and demand pets.

But he misjudged my speed and his own, and launched himself headfirst into my testicles.

This put us both a bit out of joint, disrupted our respective flight paths, and injured our respective dignity.

And both of us probably walked away thinking, "Yeah, that's the kind of day I'm having."

 

 

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50 minutes ago, Lord of the Dish Pit said:

Several of the Fat Little Birds have reached a state of almost perfect roundness. Like feathery orbs. I'm resisting the urge to line them up in an unused egg carton and bring them indoors. 

They would not flutter away? Can they still fly?  Can you snap a photo so we can play ID this miniature (bird)?

 

 

2 hours ago, NebulousMissy said:

So my Conversation might not happen tonight at all.

 

She woke up with a migraine and is probably not going to make it.

 

So we'll get through this dungeon tonight and see what happens.

 

Still not looking forward to it.

If the troublesome half-Orc is a no-show, what do you usually do with a parked character?  Could you kill this one “off-camera”?

 

Or how about having the troublesome character Shanghaied by a press gang? ...while everybody else was at the ball?

 

Next week you inform the player their character is on one of three ships far out to sea, (or possibly a Spelljammer bound for Krynnspace) and it’s time to roll up a new character. 

 

 

6 minutes ago, Dr.Bedlam said:

So I'm walking along behind the couch.

Pocky the Cat zips ahead of me to sproing onto the back of the couch and demand pets.

But he misjudged my speed and his own, and launched himself headfirst into my testicles.

This put us both a bit out of joint, disrupted our respective flight paths, and injured our respective dignity.

And both of us probably walked away thinking, "Yeah, that's the kind of day I'm having."

 

 

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Clearly, you have somehow offended M.E.O.W.

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6 minutes ago, TGP said:

 

If the troublesome half-Orc is a no-show, what do you usually do with a parked character?  Could you kill this one “off-camera”?

 

 

I think this would lead to a more heated discussion & probably not a solution. I never have liked killing a character off when the player couldn't make it. Now maybe if it was multiple sessions, but a single session, nah not worth it.

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3 minutes ago, haldir said:

 

I think this would lead to a more heated discussion & probably not a solution. I never have liked killing a character off when the player couldn't make it. Now maybe if it was multiple sessions, but a single session, nah not worth it.

 

That’s why I came up with the Press Gang idea.

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1 minute ago, TGP said:

 

That’s why I came up with the Press Gang idea.

 

Which is nice way to do it,  but it effectively "kills off" the character. A solution for the DM but not for the player (even if the player is the troublesome one). 

 

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I'll try to get a picture, but they've gotten a bit camera shy. Flight, although ungainly is still possible for them and I'm figuring most of it is the addition of the winter coat of feathers. But the way they've been attacking the food, even their high metabolism is gonna be hard pressed to burn it all off. Last winter the flock went from around 20 to 5-7, either due to freezing or predators. They're House Sparrows mostly, except for the two Cardinals, so they have a fast breeding rate, the flock was back to around 20 by July. 

 

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"Your character realized they weren't going to get paid because your employer was kidnapped. You left in disgust and created a catering company selling exotic roast meats. Your first clients are drunken third sons looking to shock their peers but then their moms get involved and realize you provide a quality and interesting service at half the cost of the standard caterers. Your business takes off from there."

 

That is an option I'll offer after our Conversation.

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34 minutes ago, TGP said:

 

That’s why I came up with the Press Gang idea.

The Press Gang could be combined with my idea for "guest of honor" status at the local Night-riders meeting.

The Press Gang gets the half-orc back at the end of the "party" [as slightly shop worn goods] and the rest of the players get an opportunity to rescue the half orc before it ends up on a vessel for points unknown.

During play make it known to the players that the night-riders are another faction that they may have to deal with from time to time.

GEM

4 minutes ago, NebulousMissy said:

"Your character realized they weren't going to get paid because your employer was kidnapped. You left in disgust and created a catering company selling exotic roast meats. Your first clients are drunken third sons looking to shock their peers but then their moms get involved and realize you provide a quality and interesting service at half the cost of the standard caterers. Your business takes off from there."

 

That is an option I'll offer after our Conversation.

Sounds Reasonable.

And you ninjad me by about 5 seconds.

GEM

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Spending the day hitting "try again" as the old HD disconnects from the USB then reconnects seconds later.

 

I tells ya, I'm just excitement personified today!

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@NebulousMissy have your Half orc pain in the rear detained by the local Sheriff for some cultural infraction and she now gets to spend her adventure cleaning gutters in a ridiculous outfit.

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5 hours ago, FaekiasDracon said:

When they were released to home video the two short seasons (4&5) were combined to make a slightly long season. As long as the last episode of season 4 is the one where Doc moves and finds another Fraggle hole in his new home, it is the complete series. 

I once told Mum I wanted to be a Fraggle when I grew up! ::D:

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