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9:00 PM
@FallenAngelEyes drops the Lunar manual on you
 
@LessPop_MoreFizz I hate spoilers. So much.
I stopped playing KotOR because someone spoiled the plot twist for me when I was early in the game, and it just like, killed it for me.
 
Garble bargle, I have to clean tonight to prepare to replace the carpet in my room tomorrow. Not looking forward to this.
 
@FallenAngelEyes The article thinks you doth protest too much.
 
@FallenAngelEyes Darth Vader is Luke's father... oh wait, wrong Star Wars reference.
 
I know people who do the "read the end of the book first" thing and it just boggles my mind
 
9:04 PM
@GraceNote Link to the Past <3
 
"Our first reaction is almost never “How cool! I never saw that coming!” Instead, we feel embarrassed by our gullibility, the dismay of a prediction error." That's a pretty generalized statement. Personally, I usually just feel impressed at twists that were clever enough to get past me rather than "Damn I'm so stupid."
 
@FallenAngelEyes In the sixth sense... Rosebud was the sled!
 
VHAT A TWEEST
 
@LessPop_MoreFizz Interesting article, and it makes a lot of sense. I know there are several games or books I'll rush through to see how it ends.
 
I wonder how many people left this room open in their phones browser and don't even realize that they're here.
 
9:07 PM
Um.. for those of you with G+ accounts...
 
> We're glad you want to play games on Google+. Don't worry, your turn is coming up! We're currently testing with a small number of Google+ users. Please check back soon.
So this is what soul-crushing disappointment feels like.
 
See, they mention developers, but they don't give companies Google+.
 
@Manaಠдಠ This.
 
Hello, darkness, my old friend. I've come to talk with you again ;_;
 
@LessPopMoreFizz And how exactly do I get let into that?
 
9:08 PM
Bejewled Blitz, Angry Birds, Dragon Age Legends, etc...
Dunno, works for me.
 
@LessPop_MoreFizz Oh, so nothing good. Just crappy facebook games. Got it.
 
@John Which, Plus or Games?
@Wipqozn Oooh....:(
 
@Wipqozn What did you expect?
 
@Mana Games, I got a plus invite from the Askubuntu room. :)
 
It is Google+.
 
9:09 PM
@ArdaXi Exactly that actually.
 
@John It seems they're rolling it out to certain users over time, probably by region/importance/activity
 
@Manaಠдಠ I'm important and active!
 
@Mana I WANNA BE CERTAINLY IMPORTANT!
 
And so you got it rolled out to you before me, LessPop.
Me, the unimportant unregioned unactive guy.
 
@Mana Still having Steam issues?
 
9:11 PM
Why does Angry Birds need a picture of me?
 
This bring up an important question, @LessPopMoreFizz, are you active on G+?
 
@Arda Yeah.
 
:(
 
@John Less than I am on Twitter.
 
@LessPop The angry birds have a hitlist for when they escape the game.
 
9:13 PM
Does anybody want to try Angry Birds TEAMWORK MODE with me?
 
@Less and are you active on Twitter?
 
If so, give me a link to add you on G+
@John yar. @lesspopmorefizz
 
@LessPop_MoreFizz No thanks, I'm busy playing Unhappy Ornithoids.
 
Funnily enough, searching for "less pop more fizz" doesn't come up with anything.
 
@John You've got mail!
 
9:16 PM
wtf
Chantelise just got all srsbzns on me
 
@LessPopMoreFizz Wow! You look different! :P
 
@FallenAngelEyes er... how?
 
Yay @Arda!
 
@Powerlord Plotwise
 
@GraceNote Hm, that was a lot quicker. Last time took 8 hours.
You should be thanking @Mana and @ThomasMcDonald though.
 
9:18 PM
I shall, then. Thanks, @Mana and @ThomasMcDonald!
 
Um, did anyone else here add me to a circle?
 
No problem, I guess.
 
because I got another one, and I don't know who it is.
 
Nevertheless, I am glad.
 
@John That person is definitely not me.
 
9:19 PM
@GraceNote What, did he renominate?
 
whistles
 
@Powerlord Aye
 
@GraceNote Doubt anyone will still have confidence.
 
strikes mana off list Anyone else?
 
@John actually it is me
 
9:20 PM
@John I don't have Google +
 
@Mana yeah I got that :P
 
I have google+, but I didn't add you.
 
:( NO. WHY DO I SUCK SO MUCH AT SARCASM.
 
I have Google-
 
wait, that's because I suck at everything. I've already been over this.
 
9:21 PM
Which makes it so Google+ invites won't be emailed to me.
 
@Mana I didn't get it until I noticed that the info from your gaming profile matched the info on your G+ profile.
scoldingly No XP! I don't want a .NET passport, I don't want MSN messenger to keep running, and I know that my computer "is not protected"!
 
God dammit @ArdaXi. With you back in the running it just got harder to make a decision on who to vote for :/ Now I have to decide between four people, and not just three.
 
@GraceNote You don't have any social network.
 
@ArdaXi A fact highlighted in my blog post, as it were.
 
@ArdaXi Maybe he likes it that way. That way people can't stalk her.
 
9:23 PM
Exactly.
@Powerlord It should try harder then.
:1602973 Good call.
 
I see @Wipqozn finally noticed I broke that up so I could intentionally put "he" and "her" (I could have just as easily done "she" and "him")
 
@ArdaXi Nothing good ever lasts.
 
@Powerlord I was hoping everyone was too busy to notice my mistake.
 
Hooray for re-nominating @Arda!
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Wow. When did they start keeping chat comment revision history?
 
9:28 PM
@John In its infancy I believe.
 
@John: Has been here for a long time.
 
Um.....
 
I should go home and eat so that I can... get to cleaning. :/
Not just cleaning, either, got to move all my books out of the bookcase and crap too.
 
Holy snap! I can't believe it. Yahoo answers! actually has standards..
 
@thomas "simply" kill all zombies before midnight
 
9:31 PM
@badp How did you do that? You were already in the room, then you came in again...
 
@Wipqozn Well-played, I was just about to say something dumb.
 
@Wipqozn Hard to believe without downvotes...
 
@john network hiccup
 
@badp Most likely. Considering all the crap they let on the site.
 
@badp You'll probably be interested in this, re-nominating does basically undelete the post, comments are preserved.
 
9:35 PM
Oh yeah, I've said this before but I'm saying it again: Play Limbo.
 
Revision history, too
 
Interesting.
 
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Q: Dot trapping game

Alexy13A game I played on a web browser in 2001. It consisted of four colors, green red black and white (background). You had to: - Trap the moving dots in the red square by clicking in empty regions of the 2d world. The dots would bounce off the green squares. - If you clicked on the background and ...

 
@Wipqozn Agreed x10.
 
Holy crap, the Salamander is adorable cute fiery rape on wheels.
 
9:40 PM
@FallenAngelEyes One of those words is not like the other things...one of those words, it doesn't belong
 
@FallenAngelEyes uh, yeah, what?
 
can you guess which word is not like the other words...before I finish my sooooooong
 
@Manaಠдಠ Yeah, I know "wheels" is a little out of place but I ran with it
@sjohnston Spell in Chantelise
 
@FallenAngelEyes: How do I change the wallpaper? I'm on Day 2 with Merchant Level 6 now.
 
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Q: How do I change my wallpaper?

Raven DreamerI just hit merchant level 6, which allows me to "choose a new wallpaper for your store, if you have one." I went to the market and bought new wallpaper, but I can't seem to figure out how to apply it. Tear doesn't seem to give me the option, and I"m not quite sure where else to look for the opti...

 
9:42 PM
bam
 
@FallenAngelEyes Not as wicked as Sylphy
 
I'll just play then, if I don't find it I'm going to cry in a corner.
 
@TomWijsman Eh?
 
@TomWijsman but... but I linked you!
 
@TomWijsman HINT HINT HINT
 
9:44 PM
Oh, it's right there, woops...
 
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Q: How do I change my wallpaper?

Raven DreamerI just hit merchant level 6, which allows me to "choose a new wallpaper for your store, if you have one." I went to the market and bought new wallpaper, but I can't seem to figure out how to apply it. Tear doesn't seem to give me the option, and I"m not quite sure where else to look for the opti...

 
...ui...
 
Yes, I saw the question, read the answer and said that I would do what's in the answer.
 
I like how that question got 3 upvotes in the space between postings
 
> You can change it from behind the counter, the same location as where you start the next part of the day.
 
9:45 PM
"once you stop looking for it, and continue with the day." --> "I'll just play then, if I don't find it I'm going to cry in a corner."
 
Did you read the second paragraph?
 
Yeah, but I want to go to the dungeon first, but apparently I can just click the stool and not sit on it, my automatism made me think I would sit on the stool... :P
 
Ahha, I see
 
Are there additional options unlocked in Recettear after you beat the game? I think someone mentioned a New Game +?
 
But might as well change and open instead, have costly items anyway.
 
9:46 PM
@sjohnston You could ask ♪
 
@sjohnston: Include a spoiler tag while you're there. :)
 
Well, if I have to actually post a question, I'll wait until I'm home
 
IS anyone else having problems with Steam? I went to buy something, but when I got to the checkout none of the pricing information appears.
 
@Wipqozn That means it's FREEE hurrrrrr
 
@LessPop_MoreFizz I lol'd
Customers used to do that all the time when something wouldn't scan (when I worked at a grocery store)
 
9:50 PM
@Wipqozn Me too.
(I still do)
 
It would have been more funny if every single customer before them didn't make the same joke.
 
I reversed that once.
Customer managed to topple an entire tower of wine bottles, three layers.
 
@Wipqozn Yeah, I spent 5 years in retail. I've heard all the bad customer check out jokes.
 
@sjohnston How long is that? Because my answer is almost done.
 
"I just printed them this morning!" (when paying in cash)
 
9:51 PM
Took us 45 minutes to clean up, and I had to ring him up.
So at the end, I asked "So that's €42,42 and... roughly how many bottles were that?"
 
@GraceNote 45 minutes maybe?
 
Mmkay.
 
I could do it now, but I don't love writing questions on my phone.
Also I should probably finish up work
 
Yay! Upvotes!
 
Yayifications!!
 
9:57 PM
I love upvotes. Especially when I'm receiving them. :)
 
And I was just starred too! Woohoo! :D
 
@John well have another upvote
 
Oh, @GraceNote changed zer avatar again.
 
And that means I get a badge!
@Wipqozn Thanks! :D
@RavenDreamer You mean it's avatar. :P
 
9:58 PM
@RavenDreamer Not technically, this is just my Security gravatar.
@John I dunno, xir works too
 
I use Zie/Zer for folks of ambiguous or mysterious gender.
 
@John Technically, the correct gender neutral, as opposed to non-gendered, pronoun is zer or hir (both are acceptable, though I've found hir to be more widely used personally.)
 
If @GraceNote doesn't care to share genders with us, I don't particular care either way.
 
ze/hir, he/his, she/her
 
@LessPopMoreFizz Oh wow. I didn't know that was actual English. Learn something new everyday.
 
10:00 PM
I like xir
 
@GraceNote Me too, for some reason.
 
is it pronounced as a 'Z'?
 
xe/xir
 
@sjohnston yes
@LessPop_MoreFizz I usually see hir more often as well
 
I actually originally thought about using that pronoun for the entire blog post but then I decided I'd have more fun alternating (that, and people would raise less eyebrows)
 
10:03 PM
@GraceNote Yeah, it's still not a very common term in most heteronormative cisgendered circles
 
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Q: Moving From Vanilla Sever to Bukkit

SbossbSo I have a server running the standard, unmodified Vanilla server on a Linux box. After talking to the people on the server we have decided that moving to a Bukkit Server would be better because of the awesome plugins. However it seems that Minecraft generates nether and "overworld" files differ...

 
Hehehe, I recalculated my reputation and lost 83 rep.
Now I have to bring it back to a multiple of 5.
 
@KevinY I always forget the link for that
 
It's the button at the bottom.
 
I think I lost 100 or so last time I did that, @Kevin Y.
 
10:16 PM
@KevinY Thankies
 
I believe I just gained 20 rep.
 
@Kevin I lost 230 rep just now...:(
 
@Wipqozn Wut.
@Manaಠдಠ D:
 
What exactly changes when it does the recalc? As in what variables does it take into account that weren't before?
 
@FallenAngelEyes Deletions
 
10:18 PM
I gained... exactly 0 rep. And I lost 0 rep too.
 
Aaah gotcha. What about closed stuff?
 
Deleted posts do not affect your displayed reputation because you can't necessarily see that it happened. Deleted users who have voted on you will also lose their influence.
Closed has no effect on both visible and true rep.
 
I lost 53 rep.
 
Also I am at 0 change because I have always been on top of my reputation and I'm also in charge of deletions.
 
@Manaಠдಠ oh wow I didn't even notice you were here
Shows how much I'm paying attention
 
10:27 PM
I would lose 2 points. So I'm not doing it.
 
@Wipqozn 3 out of 4 mods in Gaming's history have been ninja-like. The other was an omnipresent tree. So, really, that's a good trait for a mod candidate.
 
@GraceNote True
 
I'm a ninja!
 
gah
sneaky game
 
I have made an "Ultraburger", out of Shark, Beef Cutlet, and Egg Toast. It heals 1600 HP. Who even has 1600 HP!?
That said, that does sound like an ultimate burger indeed.
 
10:38 PM
That sounds really really good.
 
Note to self: Burgers containing shark are ultra.
 
@GraceNote Holy shit you're right, geez
 
11:01 PM
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Q: 90s game demo I can't remember the name of

JillI'm trying to remember the name of a game demo that came free in one of those PC game magazines in the 90s. I can't remember it exactly as I was so young, but it was a boy travelling this small village (it kept raining) and you could talk to characters, but ultimately you were looking for someth...

 
That is not sjohnston's question
 
11:18 PM
+43k on Day 8, well, that worked...
 
...awk
 
11:35 PM
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAWK
AAAAAAAAAWK
flaps wings
 
...you okay there, Mana?
 
Yes. Sorry.
 
@FallenAngelEyes IS mana ever okay?
only took 3 edits -_-
 
@Wipqozn ...are you okay?
 
@Wipqozn stares
 
11:36 PM
@GraceNote That only took 3 edits...It's not THAT bad
LOOK! OVER THERE! IT'S A DISTRACTION!
 
@Wipqozn Well, we do now know what your first thought is when you think of Mana.
 
@GraceNote Apparently so. That's why I took life insurance out on him.
@mana you only have four steam games?
And yes, I am creeping your account.
I always thought you had a bunch of steam games for some reason
 
I like barely ever use Steam.
 
Interesting.
 
11:42 PM
Steam for me is like that guy who you lock up in the safe down in your basement.
 
Yeah I hate that guy.
 
You check on him occasionally but then you sort of forget about it. I mean him.
 
@Manaಠдಠ That's an...interesting simile.
 
@KevinY Do you mean to imply you don't have one of those guys?
 
@Kevin My writing draws from my experiences.
 
11:43 PM
@Wipqozn I prefer my slaves willing
 
@FallenAngelEyes Half the fun is destroying their willpower though!
 
@Wipqozn That's only for the ones I don't plan on keeping
 
@Wipqozn Yes. I mean no. I mean – shifty eyes
 
@FallenAngelEyes Ah I see, well I can understand that.
 
Grah. Dinner. I know that once I step off here to eat, sjohnston will post his question. Wargh.
 
11:46 PM
@GraceNote Eat at the desk!
 
@GraceNote Don't worry, I'll make sure to answer it.
Also, couldn't you just abuse your mod powers, delete all the other answers, and post yours?
 
@Wipqozn I'm citing that whenever you run for mod anywhere.
 
@Manaಠдಠ Not if I travel back in time from the future when I'm a mod and use my future mod powers in the past to delete your citation
 
ooh...got me.
It might revive Hitler though. Are you willing to take that risk?
 
Mana, if I'm willing to abuse my future mod powers, I'm capable of anything.
 
11:58 PM
nods You've learned well from my future self.
 

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