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3 hours ago, PaganMegan said:

 

I am picturing one topless, and spinning around her sea shell bikini over her head.

 

Fort Lauderdale: Mermaids Gone Wild!

 

 Actually, that would be Weeki Wachee... ::D:

 

Weeki Wachee Springs State Park has had a mermaid show since 1947.

 

Fun Fact: The springs at Weeki Wachee once held the record for being the deepest known freshwater cave system in America...

 

 

 

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3 hours ago, Green Eyed Monster said:

Visions of Drunken Mermaids [great name for a warfside tavern] pole dancing on an ancient sunken iron anchor.

GEM

Noted and stolen for future use.

 

 I had a tavern in a game once called the Pickled Mermaid...

 

Also, we totally need to start a punk band called the Drunken Mermaids... :;,;:

 

 

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16 minutes ago, Mad Jack said:

Also, we totally need to start a punk band called the Drunken Mermaids... :;,;:

Will they tour with Nuclear Krill

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28 minutes ago, kristof65 said:

Will they tour with Nuclear Krill

 

 They'll tour with anybody who keeps them supplied with pickled fish...

 

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1 hour ago, kristof65 said:

Will they tour with Nuclear Krill

Sounds like a good opening act.

Tour Sponsored by Kraken Rum.

GEM

 

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2 hours ago, Mad Jack said:

 

 Actually, that would be Weeki Wachee... ::D:

 

Weeki Wachee Springs State Park has had a mermaid show since 1947.

 

Fun Fact: The springs at Weeki Wachee once held the record for being the deepest known freshwater cave system in America...

 

 

Or Coney Island.

 

 

The Auld Grump - Wikipedia was the safest site for the Mermaid Parade - partial nudity not being at all uncommon.

7 hours ago, WhiteWulfe said:

Store bought maybe.  If you tried to do that to the Auld Grump's fruitcake... There would be problems I suspect. 

Or any decent fruitcake, really.

 

The Auld Grump

 

 

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The Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh continues - not going to say what is going on, because spoilers, but let us just say that the party is suspicious.... The only things I will describe will be changes made.

 

Simple hook, having nothing to do with the ones in the book - Julie's PC is an alchemist - and will inherit the house, the land, and all within if they can find out what happened to her Uncle Seder. (Well, after paying the back taxes, at any rate....)

 

Some changes - Uncle Seder is a juju zombie, rather than a skeleton - the book that the undead Alchemist has is still titled Ye Philosopher's Stone, but is about running a scam - gold dissolved in mercury, then, after a series of impressive looking, but meaningless steps, the mercury is boiled off, leaving the gold*.



 

All in a simple replacement cipher - requiring a 25 Linguistics test to crack. (Seder relied on magic, rather than having any real skill in code breaking.)

 

Unfortunately for Seder, it never mentioned needing a well ventilated area, and Seder died mad as a hatter.

 

Even undead, he is beset by madness. One annoyance - the book both says that the Alchemist can't speak - and has him speaking during the encounter.... :rolleyes:

 

He doesn't recognize his niece - and if he realizes she is an alchemist as well, will focus his attacks on her, since she is obviously there to steal his secrets. (Even if a fighter type is pounding on him as he lobs bombs at his niece.)

 

* Stolen outright from In Pursuit of the Green Lion by  Judith Merkle Riley - a wonderful period novel. All the methodological plodding of a ferret chasing a ping pong ball. ::P:

 

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Boooooo hissssss boooooo 

 

I pick up my tube of mini glue. The thing is solid. The whole tube turned crystalline.

 

Eh, they're a dollar each at the hardware store. But it's the principle of the thing. Hmph. HMPH I say :blues:

 

That means I have to find the packet of six tubes I have lying around here :ph34r: ::P:

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1 minute ago, NebulousMissy said:

Boooooo hissssss boooooo 

 

I pick up my tube of mini glue. The thing is solid. The whole tube turned crystalline.

 

Eh, they're a dollar each at the hardware store. But it's the principle of the thing. Hmph. HMPH I say :blues:

 

That means I have to find the packet of six tubes I have lying around here :ph34r: ::P:

A few weeks ago, I got to introduce Megan to The Baking Soda Trick. ::):

 

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4 minutes ago, TheAuldGrump said:

A few weeks ago, I got to introduce Megan to The Baking Soda Trick. ::):

 

The Auld Grump

 

......:ph34r: Which baking soda trick is this? Inquiring minds are curious...

 

...as I open my new tube of glue. I found a new one ::P:

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Killed my character in D&D tonight. It was mostly intentional. Just got kind of sick of him because he wasnt working out the way I wanted to, and because I was in a terrible mood tonight that was just made a lot worse by the fact that he wasnt working.

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1 hour ago, NebulousMissy said:

 

......:ph34r: Which baking soda trick is this? Inquiring minds are curious...

 

...as I open my new tube of glue. I found a new one ::P:

If you need to fill a gap, fill it with baking soda.

 

Then add a drop of liquid super glue.... Hardens fast and pretty danged hard. (Liquid super glue, not a gel.)

 

I think I learned the trick about 1990 or so - from Sally Rogers, who used it to repair the nut on her guitar.

 

I was using it on the Bones Black Efreet when I showed the trick to Megan. Ten seconds later the gap was filled and the join was hard as a rock. ::):

 

Also nice for filling a base when putting an integral based mini into a raised lip base.

 

I think it may be one of those trick that everyone used to know, but for some reason it wasn't passed on to the next generation.

 

The Auld Grump

 

Keep your fingers away - it is an actual chemical reaction, and is exothermic.

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59 minutes ago, TheAuldGrump said:

If you need to fill a gap, fill it with baking soda.

 

Then add a drop of liquid super glue.... Hardens fast and pretty danged hard. (Liquid super glue, not a gel.)

 

I think I learned the trick about 1990 or so - from Sally Rogers, who used it to repair the nut on her guitar.

 

I was using it on the Bones Black Efreet when I showed the trick to Megan. Ten seconds later the gap was filled and the join was hard as a rock. ::):

 

Also nice for filling a base when putting an integral based mini into a raised lip base.

 

I think it may be one of those trick that everyone used to know, but for some reason it wasn't passed on to the next generation.

 

The Auld Grump

 

Keep your fingers away - it is an actual chemical reaction, and is exothermic.

 

I feel like an inadequate chemist :ph34r:

 

I know a few tricks with baking soda but those are mostly stripping or removing or destroying things :devil:

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During prohibition there were rumors the rumrunners were using submarines, usually unpowered tubes stuffed with cargo and towed behind the boat. (Makes it easy to cut the evidence free if the Coast Guard or Great Lakes Patrol shows up.) There may yet be a few of these unfound on the lake bed, research here is ongoing...all I've got is a vague hunch right now. 

This is part of the reason why boozed up mermaids are a bad idea. Not only do they display hair triggered violent tendencies at the best of times, but giving them a taste for it means they might hunt down and devour the prohibition era booze before it can be recovered. 

 

 

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