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1 hour ago, redambrosia said:

Here’s a fun little test. I got the Russian nesting doll (dreamer). My mom got rock lady (thinker) and my brother got cage full of dodgeballs (innovator). They all work for us. 
 

https://mycreativetype.com

 

The Maker!!!

 

Creative StrengthsFocus and dedication, ability to achieve mastery

Untapped PotentialTaking creative risks, finding joy and play in the process

Ideal CollaboratorThe Visionary

Driven, focused, and dedicated to the creative process, the MAKER has mastered the art of manifesting ideas and visions in three-dimensional form. Society greatly benefits from the work of MAKER types, who develop the systems, structures, tools, and innovations that the rest of us rely on.

One of the hardest workers of all the types, the MAKER is almost always busy solving problems, making headway on personally meaningful goals, and completing projects. There are few things that bring you more satisfaction than applying your brain power to crafting things and making progress in any form. You tend to excel in design, crafts, architecture, and other fields that blend artistry with business and technology.

You’re driven by tangible results, and you know how to deliver. A quiet type, you enjoy collaboration but generally prefer to work alone so you can focus on your own creative process.

You know how to play the long game, and you’re not afraid to do the unglamorous legwork that goes into building something of value over time. Your gifts of focus and dedication can lead to achieving mastery and coming to be seen by others as an authority in your field.

Your biggest challenge? To connect more deeply with your intuition and emotions in order to bring forth ever more authentic and original work. Productivity is only half the equation of doing great work—the other half is inspiration. Creating the space to dream, imagine, and play can keep your work from becoming rote and mechanical.

Combine forces with the enterprising VISIONARY to take your creativity to new heights. The VISIONARY’s soaring imagination gives you permission to dream bigger and envision the impossible—and to fearlessly risk failure in order to make it a reality.

 

Sounds about right for me.

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2 minutes ago, Pezler the Polychromatic said:

Games Workshop is doing Part 2 of their Adepticon announcements on Twitch, and there should be some pretty big reveals.. They're showing something new every 10 minutes for an hour and a half, so I'm looking forward to it even though I can just see it posted online later. Last weekend they had some pretty neat figures, especially the battle cattle.

 

That's worth it. Because let's face it.

 

Armored cows.

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2 minutes ago, Pezler the Polychromatic said:

Games Workshop is doing Part 2 of their Adepticon announcements on Twitch, and there should be some pretty big reveals.. They're showing something new every 10 minutes for an hour and a half, so I'm looking forward to it even though I can just see it posted online later. Last weekend they had some pretty neat figures, especially the battle cattle.

What time zone is this happening in?

GEM

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1 hour ago, Cyradis said:

Where is the legendary Vancouver rain? I see blue sky and clouds out the window. I want it to be NASTY out so no one else will be outside and I can go biking truly alone. After sundown helps, but gross weather helps more. Broccoli upon the beautiful spring time. Give me the gray skies I was promised when I moved here!

SORRY. That was us. Sorry.

 

 

1 hour ago, NebulousMissy said:

Grrrrrr...

 

Downside of my immune system working OT and a half. It's making my allergies stupid. And by stupid I mean every pair of pants I own make me itch immeasurably!

 

.....

 

I'm allergic to pants!

 

::P:

At least it did not involve Ants.

 

 

1 hour ago, Colonel Kane said:

I am sorry I found this as humorous as I did. I can only imagine a call into work.... 

I received that call into work one time...

BUT I DO NOT HAVE TIME TO TYPE THE FULL STORY.

 

 

1 hour ago, Cyradis said:

 

They did. Enough with this beautiful spring time nonsense. MAKE IT RAAAAIIIIN. Gray skies. Rain. Make people look outside and go "nope".

You were robbed. There was right proper winter weather out there when I went venturing for groceries. BUT, I obtained, MILK, COFFEE, BUTTER, BREAD, CHEESE, aaaaand ........TOILET TISSUE  :ph34r:

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2 hours ago, redambrosia said:

Here’s a fun little test. I got the Russian nesting doll (dreamer). My mom got rock lady (thinker) and my brother got cage full of dodgeballs (innovator). They all work for us. 
 

https://mycreativetype.com

 

I’m still very certain that she’s going to join the circus. And tutus work great in the circus. All things considered, for her personal health, is rather she not be a ballet dancer.

 

I didn’t think it was that bad, and I’m bad at math :shrug:

 

But was it soothing? :ik_oops:

 

Can confirm, folks from the east coast have smaller personal space bubbles. Folks from Europe have slightly larger ones. Folks from Asia seem to have NO personal space bubble. And folks from the Middle East have a giant personal space bubble. 
 

 

Though, I think the person with the biggest personal space bubble was a dude from Australia. He’d have no issue with the six foot rule. 
 

(based on anecdotal evidence from years of working at a hotel)

I think I broke the test.

Answered one question and now I get a sorta busy wheel.

Refreshing/reloading doesn't help.

GEM :down:

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2 hours ago, Colonel Kane said:

 

2nd ed was not all bad IMO. I thought there was a lot of choices for players. One of the reasons I still like the game, but trying  to obtain all of the books again would be one heck of an headache. 

 

Nah, just go on DM's Guild. They've got all of them in PDF format, and I think you can get a good few of them in print on demand softcovers. At the very least the core books and a lot of modules are POD.

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Eh.

 

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Not entirely untrue, but I don't think I'm all that imaginative tbh. Also, I pretty much hate magical realism, so I'unno.

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35 minutes ago, Green Eyed Monster said:

I think I broke the test.

Answered one question and now I get a sorta busy wheel.

Refreshing/reloading doesn't help.

GEM :down:

it has obnoxious video transitions between questions. one of them probably doesn't want to load.

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2 hours ago, redambrosia said:

Here’s a fun little test. I got the Russian nesting doll (dreamer). My mom got rock lady (thinker) and my brother got cage full of dodgeballs (innovator). They all work for us. 
 

https://mycreativetype.com

 

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53 minutes ago, Zink said:

 

The Maker!!!

 

Creative StrengthsFocus and dedication, ability to achieve mastery

Untapped PotentialTaking creative risks, finding joy and play in the process

Ideal CollaboratorThe Visionary

Driven, focused, and dedicated to the creative process, the MAKER has mastered the art of manifesting ideas and visions in three-dimensional form. Society greatly benefits from the work of MAKER types, who develop the systems, structures, tools, and innovations that the rest of us rely on.

One of the hardest workers of all the types, the MAKER is almost always busy solving problems, making headway on personally meaningful goals, and completing projects. There are few things that bring you more satisfaction than applying your brain power to crafting things and making progress in any form. You tend to excel in design, crafts, architecture, and other fields that blend artistry with business and technology.

You’re driven by tangible results, and you know how to deliver. A quiet type, you enjoy collaboration but generally prefer to work alone so you can focus on your own creative process.

You know how to play the long game, and you’re not afraid to do the unglamorous legwork that goes into building something of value over time. Your gifts of focus and dedication can lead to achieving mastery and coming to be seen by others as an authority in your field.

Your biggest challenge? To connect more deeply with your intuition and emotions in order to bring forth ever more authentic and original work. Productivity is only half the equation of doing great work—the other half is inspiration. Creating the space to dream, imagine, and play can keep your work from becoming rote and mechanical.

Combine forces with the enterprising VISIONARY to take your creativity to new heights. The VISIONARY’s soaring imagination gives you permission to dream bigger and envision the impossible—and to fearlessly risk failure in order to make it a reality.

 

Sounds about right for me.

 

Me too!

 

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4 hours ago, Crowley said:

Looks like it'll be Thai for dinner tonight. Should arrive in about 10-15 minutes. Then we'll watch Upward on D+. 

 

Tomorrow we'll be making teriyaki chicken and mushroom, roasted sweet potatoes and carrots... Probably something else. Rice, obviously. But we're low on fruit... and out of bread and cheese. Getting low on beer too.  

 

Hope everyone has a great evening!

Thai was okay. Satisfying but not the best. 

 

Onward was fun! Not Pixar's best, but a solid movie. 

Then we watched Sister Act. Interestingly, the young actress who plays the young Whoopi in Sister Act is also the same actress that played the young Whoopi in Star Trek The Next Generation. And those are her only 2 roles on IMDB. 

 

3 hours ago, Colonel Kane said:

Good to see you doing o.k. I have been away from here and have not seen you on the discord for a while. Stay safe. 

 

 

2nd ed was not all bad IMO. I thought there was a lot of choices for players. One of the reasons I still like the game, but trying  to obtain all of the books again would be one heck of an headache. 

Doing okay. Busy, and finding that I don't have time for all my social networks. 

 

2nd Edition was great for settings, and decent for rules. I still prefer Rules Cyclopedia though. 

 

As for the creative type, I got The Producer!

Creative Strengths

Strong leadership skills, ability to make things happen
Untapped Potential

Balancing productivity with purpose
Ideal Collaborator

The Dreamer
The PRODUCER is the quintessential “doer” of all the creative types. People-oriented, analytical, pragmatic, and dynamic, you have a highly creative nature that’s balanced by a grounded realism and “get it done” attitude. In your eyes, an idea has real value only when it’s turned into something that others can enjoy and benefit from.

Highly goal-oriented and results-driven, you pursue your desired outcomes with a laser-like focus. You derive great pride and satisfaction from your ability to implement ideas, and you find joy in the process of creation with all its ups and downs. A natural organizer with an ability to motivate and inspire others, you gravitate to collaborative and leadership roles. You know how to make everything, and everyone, work together to see a project through to the end.

Along with your intellectual prowess and strong work ethic, your greatest strength is your ability to keep a cool head and single-pointed focus as you work through any and all challenges that arise during the creative process. But while you’re keeping your eyes on the prize, don’t get too fixated on results. Your greatest challenge is anchoring your productivity in a deeper sense of purpose. You’ll tap into your true creative depths when you can tune into the voice of your intuition and use it as a source of guidance.

Seek out the company of idealistic and imaginative DREAMER types, who remind you that there is limitless inspiration to be found within. Let the DREAMER spark your imagination and inspire you to think even bigger.

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3 minutes ago, Crowley said:

Thai was okay. Satisfying but not the best. 

 

Onward was fun! Not Pixar's best, but a solid movie. 

Then we watched Sister Act. Interestingly, the young actress who plays the young Whoopi in Sister Act is also the same actress that played the young Whoopi in Star Trek The Next Generation. And those are her only 2 roles on IMDB. 

 

Doing okay. Busy, and finding that I don't have time for all my social networks. 

 

2nd Edition was great for settings, and decent for rules. I still prefer Rules Cyclopedia though. 

 

As for the creative type, I got The Producer!

Creative Strengths

Strong leadership skills, ability to make things happen
Untapped Potential

Balancing productivity with purpose
Ideal Collaborator

The Dreamer
The PRODUCER is the quintessential “doer” of all the creative types. People-oriented, analytical, pragmatic, and dynamic, you have a highly creative nature that’s balanced by a grounded realism and “get it done” attitude. In your eyes, an idea has real value only when it’s turned into something that others can enjoy and benefit from.

Highly goal-oriented and results-driven, you pursue your desired outcomes with a laser-like focus. You derive great pride and satisfaction from your ability to implement ideas, and you find joy in the process of creation with all its ups and downs. A natural organizer with an ability to motivate and inspire others, you gravitate to collaborative and leadership roles. You know how to make everything, and everyone, work together to see a project through to the end.

Along with your intellectual prowess and strong work ethic, your greatest strength is your ability to keep a cool head and single-pointed focus as you work through any and all challenges that arise during the creative process. But while you’re keeping your eyes on the prize, don’t get too fixated on results. Your greatest challenge is anchoring your productivity in a deeper sense of purpose. You’ll tap into your true creative depths when you can tune into the voice of your intuition and use it as a source of guidance.

Seek out the company of idealistic and imaginative DREAMER types, who remind you that there is limitless inspiration to be found within. Let the DREAMER spark your imagination and inspire you to think even bigger.

Rules Cyclopedia reconciled most of the inconsistencies of 2nd Edition.  So yes, it was IMHO better.

GEM

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1 hour ago, Pezler the Polychromatic said:

For that, here are some giant moo-moos :

 

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You see those for me is why I'm not interested in GW's current offerings. Intricate, highly detailed and technically impressive minis but the aesthetic does nothing for me. I prefer old school moo moos.

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