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7 hours ago, PaganMegan said:

Pretty sure Stockyard Oatmeal Stout is now my favorite beer.

 

Not too heavy, not too dark, not too bitter, with a nice body and good when cold.

 

Grump picked it up for cooking, but it is the best drinking beer I have had in a while. ::):  I think only one bottle out of twelve made it to the cook pot.

 

 

I would.

 

Grump pointed them out to me.

It is a really good beer, and I wish trader joes was just a bit closer to my apartment. On the other hand, I'm not lacking for good beer options...

 

Coffee!!

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31 minutes ago, Crowley said:

It is a really good beer, and I wish trader joes was just a bit closer to my apartment. On the other hand, I'm not lacking for good beer options...

 

Coffee!!

I have to test it on Mum. When Quarantine Is Done. I think she'll like ot too.

 

And it's about half the price of the Allagash that Grump likes, while being hella better than Bud, making it a good compromise. The best compromise, really, since I'm not compromising at all! ::D:

 

 

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If BD asks what happened to me, tell her I started playing a quick game of Alpha Centauri.

 

Gaians, of course.

 

There ARE no quick games of Alpha Centauri.

 

Getting ready for a head to head team game, me and Grump v Dennis the Other and Jen.

 

They are playing  Spartans and Peacekeepers, we are playing Gaians and University. War and spies v bio and brains.

 

If they want to win it's gonna be hard and fast, we brainy types build slow, but get the combat tech faster.

 

And there is at least a 1:3 chance Dennis and Jen start fighting each other. Last time they started lobbing Planet Busters at each other. :unsure: When they were theoretically on the same side. One of them built a Wonder the other wanted. Next thing you know, Sparta was firing nukes at Morgan Industries. And since they been sharing tech, they BOTH had Planet Busters.

 

Grump and I overran their surviving cities, for the good of Planet.

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I was also seized by the baking gods yesterday. Found a nice, easy, slow rise sour cream roll recipe. Put it all together - and then realized that I'd misjudged the slow rise by a few hours, so unless somebody wanted to eat rolls in the dead of night, they were going to have to wait until morning for a bake and try. It now being morning, they have been baked, and are currently up on Rex's desk awaiting verdict, since I don't actually eat bread anymore. Which unfortunately doesn't seem to do anything to reduce how satisfying kneading and baking are.

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Trying to decide whether to go wild on that Frosthaven KS and get it and Gloomhaven all together. Solo campaigns? Need 'em? There just seems like a whole lot. But one hears such good things. Someone please make up my mind for me, thank you in advance.

 

Good morning to everyone except the bartenders who mix weak drinks.

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Last night was a very productive/satisfying hobby night. Been working in stages on my Ghost Bear mechs for Battletech, printing some 3D, priming, painting and last night got 30 hit with the wash [Nuln Oil]. Today will be decals,  then on to the last 25. Here's a pic of how the 3D ones turned out so far  ypkIFNc.jpg

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2 hours ago, TripleH said:

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For most of us here, dice, Minis, paint, brushes, and etc. are essentials.

Without them, sanity would be moving ever farther out of reach.

GEM

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4 hours ago, TripleH said:

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Funnily enough, I had just locked in my order from the latest Skullsplitter Dice KS when i closed the backerkit window and saw this...

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1 hour ago, Green Eyed Monster said:

For most of us here, dice, Minis, paint, brushes, and etc. are essentials.

Without them, sanity would be moving ever farther out of reach.

GEM

Wait...

 

Sanity was supposed to be within reach?!?

 

:upside:

 

Are you sure??

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24 minutes ago, Crowley said:

Wait...

 

Sanity was supposed to be within reach?!?

 

:upside:

 

Are you sure??

Sanity is not necessarily within reach.

It's generally a mirage, floating over a slight shimmer, and just out of reach no matter how fast you run toward it.

The key is to take comfort in the illusion of sanity being close by and to embrace the madness.

Which is why I just bought Moar Dice, even though I've been accumulating them over a 45 year span of time.

GEM

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44 minutes ago, Crowley said:

Wait...

 

Sanity was supposed to be within reach?!?

 

:upside:

 

Are you sure??

 

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