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12:00 AM
That is what I'm arguing precisely.
Now answer my question.
We're going to have to agree to disagree then.
I really don't feel like arguing policy right now, though.
I asked you to answer my question
I decline to.
I am busy.
I, for one, think you both make good points.
Well let me answer that for you then
Yes it would make sense, because a videogame player doesn't necessarily know what the fastest finisher is
And if you just threw up chess notation at him he'd draw a blank and not understand a thing
But then are we really going to change how we handle questions based on whether or not they are tied to achievements?
That would be silly
We often deal with, say, min maxing questions for builds in videogame or just general game strategy
12:04 AM
Luckily most of this doesn't matter because it will only happen like 3 times a year.
We don't look at the game genre or if there is an achievement for it
@sterno yet another reason to welcome those odd balls with open arms
In the case of MTG though, if it's not video game specific and the other site has better experts, it seems like a disservice to not migrate it.
Because they'll get a better answer there.
@Sterno I think it's going to depend on how important it is that an answer is given within the context of the game, as in the video game-ness of it.
Like I asked this:
Q: What does Double Up mean?

FAEIn Poker Night 2, I received the bounty goal "Double Up". I'm not really much of a poker player, and there's no ingame explanation for this term, so I'm not really sure what it's asking. What does it mean to "double up" for the goal? What exactly do I have to do?

12:06 AM
So? Just show them the question and remind him that he might be a newbie who doesn't necessarily understand all the lingo
Double Up is a normal Poker term, but I needed to know the best way to do this in the context of the game.
@badp I'm not sure what you're arguing. I'm coming at this from the basis of "what most helps the user", not "get this crap off our site"
I guess I'd be happy leaving it open here but commenting that "Dude, ask on this other SE site, you'll get a way better answer there"
I'm saying that if you ask a question here instead of there, there is a reason
Because Boardgames.SE is lonely and no one has heard of it. :)
You probably aren't interested or involved so much in the bigger picture of MTG, you might barely know what tapping is
12:09 AM
@FAE I agree.
@badp Yeah, that's also where our common sense comes in.
If this is low level trivial stuff, then they probably WON'T get a better answer there, because the answer is simple.
You're not interested in learning about rule 359 in revision 7 saying that if you have the XYZ expansion then yes you can do what you're looking for
It would've been a total waste if someone gave me a detailed strategic answer on Doubling Up that didn't help me at all within the game's context.
You just want to get through in the videogame
@Sterno Poor board games.
I, for one, think we should allow all questions about boardgames and then stroll over to Boardgames.SE and go "nananana we stole your questions"
You're totally arguing with the wrong person here.
12:11 AM
I'm in no way advocating forced migrations. I'm just saying that in some cases, they're going to be better served on the site with the better experts on the matter. And those cases, I think, probably aren't even all that hard for us to identify.
@Wipqozn I propose we allow all math questions as well, if properly framed in the context of the classic Math Blaster or Number Crunchers series of edutainment titles. (Doctored screenshots are acceptable).
I answered a question about Banding here once and just recommended that they may want to take their question to BC&G in the comments.
@Wipqozn Vassal runs on a computer, and you can play just about any board game on Vassal, so I think this works.
Q: Banding question for Magic The Gathering (Duels of the Planeswalkers)

MkavaI've noticed an issue with banding while playing the MTG:Duels of the Planeswalkers recently. It seems that every creature possesses the ability to perform banding when blocking. This keyword was used in the card game, and has since been depreciated, and does not appear to be included in any mode...

12:13 AM
@spugsley GET ME ONE TOO
@spugsley Also, get one for @OrigamiRobot. Except when he opens the lid, a sloth is inside.
@less good point, if we allow doctored screenshots then we must not allow game identification because I could just make up something in paint and ask you to identify that
That was the end of 2010 though
12:14 AM
@badp I'm actually really surprised that hasn't happened yet.
@spugsley Wait a minute. People with babies can't have frosties?
@Sterno I don't make the rules.
@sterno it used to be one of the things we suggested itg askers do before we banned it outright
I think one person even followed through
@LessPop_MoreFizz Or Math Grand Prix for Atari. That game rules.
And when I was a kid, I pronounced it Math Grand Pricks. Because why wouldn't I if I'd never heard the word Prix?
@Sterno Aren't you from the Indianpolis area?
Wouldn't that be more like "grand precks"?
12:17 AM
I'm from Wisconsin. Didn't come here until college.
@badp No, that'd be Prex
@badp No, that assumes a level of familiarity with the underlying french that a dumb little Sterno wouldn't have.
Or dumb big Sterno, for that matter.
@Sterno Well I wasn't going to go laying out insults.
I always used to beat my dad at that game and I thought he was letting me win. Now, I'm not so sure.
Q: Console command for adding an enchantment

One-OneIs there a console command for adding a particular enchantment? I could not find one on the UESP or Wikia sites.

12:25 AM
I think some people (but not me) weren't sure exactly what you're asking. I agree though... I've wasted some money just to buy a skill to see what else it unlocks. A road map would be more efficient. — Sterno 5 hours ago
@Sterno not to mention it's identical to this question
Q: What does the full research tree look like?

SternoI find myself constantly wishing I had some idea what the research tree looked like. For example, if I want to unlock plasma weapons, do I have to go down the laser weapon path first to unlock it, or am I going in completely in the wrong direction?If I want to get a satellite nexus, what do I nee...

I'll just assume down votes for lack of clarity.
@fbueckert What do I unlock by buying the "upgrade miner" upgrade?
I've got 2k gold, and I'm considering spending it just to unlock whatever it unlocks.
@fbueckert nopeParalytic 7 hours ago
This guy is... as previously mentioned, either incredibly misinformed or incredibly thick. I'm not in the mood to correct this idiot, blah
Hmm, when did they raise the max number of flags you can raise in a day to 100
@PrivatePansy Possibly painfully pedantic.
cc: @Fluttershy
@PrivatePansy it raises as you earn more rep/get more helpful flags
@OrigamiRobot No, he's wrong. He's previous comment implies that you can somehow vote to close or put questions 'on hold' separately
@BenBrocka I know, but the previous max was 50 I think. I don't think I've ever used more than 20 in a day in this site
@PrivatePansy I was just taking the opportunity for alliteration.
12:39 AM
@PrivatePansy Oh, hm. They just did a huge overhaul of the flag system in general so they may have tweaked that variable
the 100 limit is probably with SO in mind
@Wipqozn a headlamp that is totally useless as far as I can tell. Asked a question about it but no answer yet
@spugsley I meant castle wise.
And apparantly it shows you the location of all chest on the map.
@spugsley @fbueckert mentioned something about it showing you where chests are.
@StrixVaria someone should answer my question then :3
I've never used the class, so I don't know exactly how it reveals the info.
12:45 AM
I am in the same boat as @StrixVaria, excepyt my info was frmo a wiki.
@StrixVaria Technically, it's not the headlamp that does that.
It's part of the Spelunker class.
Turning the headlamp on and off, as far as I can tell, does nothing.
It's kind of dark in the dungeon, IIRC.
I tried to avoid that place.
Maybe the headlamp helps there :P
@Wipqozn Miner unlocks two items: Upgrade Miner, and Gold Gain Up.
@fbueckert No, i meanthe upgrade miner upgrade.
@OrigamiRobot Oh you annoying alliterating automaton
12:47 AM
@Wipqozn Oh. Spelunker, as far as I can tell, shows you where all the chests and bonus rooms are.
@PrivatePansy It was too perfect. Even you name fits.
the forest boss is a real pain in the ass.
All those mini-skulls he summson get int he way.
I can't wait to skim your wall of text reply in five seconds and dismiss it summarily as off the mark, @ori.
@badp You'll be disappointed, because I'm not writing one.
> Do we close questions about the latest NFL title because there's probably very few people here playing that here?
^ Not at all my point.
I'm just happy with converting to you the way it came across
12:56 AM
serioiusly, this fucking forest boss si the worst
@Wipqozn So many skulls.
@badp So no, I did not need to read your whole answer because you put your misrepresentation at the very top of the new content.
Oh so you didn't even take the time to see my edit, you just cherry picked something from the other part of my answer and declared it irrelevant
We can try this again when you're less grumpy.
Despite my telling you that I just edited in a second wall of text just about bore the "better answer to your question" argument is a load of baloney
12:58 AM
I, for one, think we should all hug.
I'm grumpy when I bring forth arguments and get back basically no counter arguments other than no you are wrong piss off
Yeah, that is the way you guys were coming across to me as well to be honest.
Isn't that what we always did with @GnomeSlice? Just tell him he was wrong and to have a nice day?
@Fluttershy No, we explaiend to him why he was wrong, he ignored us, and then just made the same argument again, then we told him to have a nice day.
Although we should leave gnomiebear alone since he can't defend himself.
Oh. Okay. Yeah, there's a difference there. And, he can message me on Steam! I'm sure he knows I was just joking. =P
And that I still hate him for letting The Swapper sit, unplayed, for weeks after he received his free copy.
1:02 AM
After graduation from BMT on the 11th of July I get a one week block leave
I wonder what the hell should I do
Q: What are the energy cells for?

starwedOver the course of the game I explored every tile of the map; I ended up with a couple dozen energy cells, but never found a use for them.

@PrivatePansy Rogue Legacy.
I have 9 friends with this game, 6 currently playing.
@FAE You'll be adding one to each of those statistics soon.
@OrigamiRobot This game was made for you
It reminds me very strongly of Castlevania SOTN, with obvious roguelike injections
1:13 AM
I'm just being lazy.
I hate this game
@Wipqozn and yet you keep playing it...why is that?
@WorldEngineer Because I actually love this game.
1:19 AM
With all the math I've taken, you'd think I'd be at least slightly good at Fractal
but no
@fbueckert no I mean what does it unlock on the caste.
I don't care that much about the chest thing, so I'm curious if I should even bother unlocking it.
1:35 AM
So much Buffy speak! I should mention I'm watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer on Netflix.
Q: How do I get more carnations?

Ben BrockaI got a red carnation for Father's Day (or something), and according to the Animal Crossing wiki, carnations are given on event days but they don't say more than that. Which event days give carnations? Are there other colors of carnations? Can I breed carnations just like other flowers?

This game sucks with keyboard controls
@OrigamiRobot good to know
@OrigamiRobot which game?
@MBraedley The only game anyone is playing right now
1:46 AM
@Wipqozn Sometimes I think you just slap your keyboard when you type.
@OrigamiRobot that does not answer my question. (flags as NAA)
@MBraedley I do when I rage.
@MBraedley Rogue Legacy
@Wipqozn missed the reply button?
1:47 AM
@MBraedley ...maybe
> Each time you die, your child will succeed you. Every child is unique. One child might be colorblind, another might have tourettes-- they could even be a dwarf.
That is an awesome description
Also, why can't I reveal TVTropes spoilers from my iPad?
"Do you believe in life after love?" Cookie to whoever figures which episode of Buffy that's from.
@MBraedley I have never seen Buffy.
I've only seen small chunks of Buffy
@FAE are you in the UK? It might be on Netflix there.
@MBraedley Netherlands, no Netflix here.
1:58 AM
also no
@FAE Overrated.
@WorldEngineer I was aware of it when it was airing, but didn't really watch it then. Just a hair too young to appreciate it at the time.
@LessPop_MoreFizz I'm inclined to agree. I tend to hold the same opinion about most of Whedon's work. Extremely competent to be sure but kind of overhyped for some reason.
2:00 AM
@MBraedley Same, I wasn't allowed to watch that kind of thing growing up.
@Wipqozn Nothing, I believe.
I hate today, I feel horrible and I don't know why and I can't stop it.
It's... past midnight where you are?
@MBraedley Living Conditions
@FAE I don't know why either. I've not arrived in tomorrow yet.
2:02 AM
@PrivatePansy 4am.
Can't sleep?
I screwed up my sleep schedule.
and I have to be awake in 6 hours
@Wipqozn cookie for you!
@MBraedley It was a simple matter of using "the google".
@Wipqozn i revoke that cookie until you give that sentence in Buffy speak.
2:05 AM
WEll, unless you havea buff translator I'm afraid I can't. I never watched the show.
31 mins ago, by MBraedley
So much Buffy speak! I should mention I'm watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer on Netflix.
@MBraedley It was an easy thing where I used the thing to know the thing.
@WorldEngineer so close
Fuck this game. Why am I still playing it?
@OrigamiRobot if you have to be awake in less than 6 hours, why are you still playing it?
2:18 AM
I do?
No wait, I got that wrong. I BLAME THE IPAD!
Q: Do characters carry over when playing Old Runescape?

Shadow ZorgonI want to play the old Runescape because I dislike the new combat update. After playing the game for over 6 years, and I want to play the old Runescape I am used to, but I want to keep all of my levels.

(It's hard to tell the difference between 16 pixel avatars)
2:31 AM
@MBraedley FAE is pinkish, Origami is Brownie-Orange.
I am the void that stares back. And you are a genderless, hyper-advanced alien crazypants. Or pantsless as the case may be.
@WorldEngineer I should also mention that I have had more than a few rum and cokes tonight...
@MBraedley That'd do it.
Pffft, what was it that was said about drinking and chatting again?
2:36 AM
@Ktash lol wow I so needed that
I was going to go with this one but I thought it might be a bit much
I noticed the description on today's page and felt you could use a reminder :)
yeah it's just been one of those days
for no particular reason other than I was completely uninspired and everything I tried failed miserably
I disagree. While I certainly don't think today was your best work, I still think it was good work
and good work on a bad day just shows how great you are :)
@Ktash well, that certainly helps. I guess on the bright side, at least it wasn't so bad that I had to skip today
I agree with @Ktash. It certainly is a good photo, and the fact that I'm questioning the motivation and reasoning means you are definitely an artist.
2:41 AM
Kickass! Dragon class unlocked!
@spugsley This is a quote from Frank Herbert that I always try to keep in mind:
A man is a fool not to put everything he has, at any given moment, into what he is creating. You're there now doing the thing on paper. You're not killing the goose, you're just producing an egg. So I don't worry about inspiration, or anything like that. It's a matter of just sitting down and working.
I have never had the problem of a writing block. I've heard about it. I've felt reluctant to write on some days, for whole weeks, or sometimes even longer. I'd much rather go fishing. for example. or go sharpen pencils, or go swimming, or what not.
But, later, coming back and reading what I have produced, I am unable to detect the difference between what came easily and when I had to sit down and say, 'Well, now it's writing time and now I'll write.' There's no difference on paper between the two.
:o I like that
2:46 AM
So to summarize, an artist is an artist, regardless if they fell they are making art, or feel like they are just doing work. You, @spugsley, are an artist.
thanks guys. I really needed some encouragement today HUGS FOR ALL
@spugsley Non-creepy hug
@spugsley Anything to lift the spirits of the bringer of great photos
Q: Persona 3 lighting glitch on PS3?

YamikuronueI'm playing Persona 3 FES on the PS3, downloaded from the PSN, and I've noticed certain light-colored textures in the game are flashing and very bright -- for example, the tubas in the music room, or (more painfully) the walls of the top block of Tartarus. Is this the result of anything I can con...

yawn morning.
@FEichinger You don't get to say that. It's been morning where you are for 5 hours! It only just turned morning here.
@MBraedley ... What do you call "morning"?
@FEichinger After midnight, like the standard definition says. There's only 2 wholely defined time periods in a day: morning and afternoon.
@MBraedley I'm tired so hush you.
3:07 AM
Evening, dawn, dusk, and night are relative to the season and latitude, but midnight to noon and noon to midnight are (relatively) absolute
> Day 127: I think I should do a whole series on [legs].
Yes Please
cc @spugsley
Wait, did that come off as creepy?
@MBraedley not to me because I find legs to be extraordinarily artistic :p
@WorldEngineer BABY BUNNY!
Fixed that for ya
um, do multi-line replies not work properly?
3:17 AM
They work as intended, at least.
@TimStone You mean it's intended to drop the name of the reply to?
You learn something new every day.
Okay, back to Netflix.
Shinobi is the best class.
3:38 AM
I have found that the class I'm playing has very little to do with how successful I am.
@StrixVaria bahahaha awesome
@StrixVaria I don't have to worry about dying as much when I can one shot most enemies.
4:07 AM
@Ullallulloo Your question is a dupe of this one that I asked but it doesn't have an answer. :/
Great, I've been awake long enough for f.lux to swing back into daytime mode.
I'm not sure if this CCTV news presenter appreciates the irony of her reporting the fact that the US military censored the Guardian over the whole Snowden incident
Q: What do bug-catching promotions do?

UllallullooIn A New Beginning I get titles for bug catching and maybe other activities. I've gotten promotions at 10 and 50 bugs, but I haven't noticed them actually doing anything yet. Do they do anything? If so, what?

Q: Where to find the items I steal in AC3?

czchlongWhere can I find the items I steal from other people in Assassin's Creed 3? Items such as Milk, Catnip, etc.

4:49 AM
Q: How to install mods for the new minecraft launcher

ReallyGoodPieI've recently changed to the new Minecraft launcher, and I have noticed a change in the .minecraft folder layout. I can no longer install mods just by copying it over into the versions/1.6.1 jar file, as this file refreshes every time it is launched. For those who don't know what I am talking ab...

Q: How to drop hellbats?

BuddaBy playing vs Terran I was often attacked by hellbats drop, usually that was so painful: these hellbats kill SCV quickly even if those guys are running away, the are transported by boosted medivacs... and is barely defendable unless protected in advance: scouted drop, prepared bunker in mineral l...

@GrumpyLazers What is with this user and unnecessary tags?
Woah, Budda is still posting here?!
That guy is hardcore.
5:07 AM
@FAE ah =/
5:28 AM
@GrumpyLazers I think improved that right.
Q: How many trading centres and ships do I need?

AsheeshRIs there a good ratio of number of ships to trading centres during the different points of the game. I am trying to progress to Lord Mayor in Luebeck and have 5 trading centers at the point and a lot of businesses. Is there a certain number of ships that are ideal?

5:47 AM
morning people
whoz youz accoozing of being peoplez?
blah I need some sandpaper
6:44 AM
Q: Does maxed Freedom double the maxed Piety bonus?

RapidaWhenever you max Piety it causes all Holy Sites to give an additional +3 gold and +3 culture. Whenever you max Freedom it causes all Great Tile improvements to give +100% yield.

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8:28 AM
I found a hard cover copy of Serenity: Those Left Behind in the library
Q: Save game in Soul Reaver

Annoys ParrotI am probably the only one who did not figure this out but... How do I save the game in Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver? I found a new portal but when I return to the game I still start from the abyss. And when I approached the first portal nothing happens: I can see the portal that I unlocked but if...

airplane in nine hours
Going back to hell camp in three and a half
8:47 AM
@PrivatePansy ...on a Sunday?
Yeah, you come out on Friday evening and go back on Sunday night
Except of course everyone else actually goes out on Friday afternoon and we have to go back for extra lessons on Saturday morning
@PrivatePansy uh. right.
9:11 AM
@PrivatePansy before you go bid your last farewell to Google Reader :(
is a google reader refugee
@JourneymanGeek Pretty much everything is replacing the Reader API with the Feedly "equivalent"
Feedly's stuff seems to mostly work except for marking items read
maybe it's the GReader app on Android failing to sync that info but... it didn't when it used Reader's API.
("xbox, do laundry")
9:30 AM
@badp I just exported my subscriptions. If I'm bored enough I'll build my own RSS reader
@badp: using the old reader. Its not too bad
9:46 AM
I remember signing up for it and not liking it
@JourneymanGeek If there is a bunch of articles and you open the 7th because it has an engaging headline, The Old Reader marks all items from 1st to 7th as read
I don't have that happening
10:35 AM
@badp What have you switched to? Can't decide
@CruelCow Right now Feedly on the desktop, GReader on Android
Feedly is the one that needs a browser plugin, right?
hm, no
it might ask you to install one but it doesn't need one
okay, correction, I've just tried FeedMe for Android and it's currently beating the pants off GReader
and it's apparently marking things as read just fine
11:15 AM
Q: borderlands 2 problem

nickon my ps3 i was level 18 as assassin and when i went onto my brothers account and logged into my own account it said i was level 1 and as axton so when i went back onto my account it said level 1 but when i went into my saved data it still has my profile level 18 but when i start game it still sa...

Q: What mission(s) do I have to finish to access Murderlin's Temple (slaughter arena)?

galacticninjaIn the 'Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep' DLC, one of my characters got the 'Find Murderlin's Temple' mission, which allows passage to the 'Murderlin's Temple' slaughter arena. However, I didn't notice which mission is the pre-requisite of the 'Find Murderlin's Temple' mission. I would like to...

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12:30 PM
@badp ;-; godspeed! you google reader
Q: How is score multiplier calculated in Temple Run 2?

jeffreylin_At the end of a run, you see four things: Your total score Distance traveled Coins collected Multiplier What is this multiplier and how can it be increased?

@LessPop_MoreFizz Shoot, this made me look back into A Softer World.
And now I know what it's like perpetually being a suicidal teenager.
@Mana Why is it so quiet here?
I thought The Bridge was always active?
@jeffreylin_ not usually before 9 am on a Sunday
and probably not after, either.
I gotta go though, ttyl.
12:45 PM
Oh yay. Same time zones. I thought all you other people were GMT though, so isn't it about 13:45 right now?
This is prime "sleeping off the hangover" time.
@Sterno is it?
1:24 PM
A: How do I slash command spawn Mobs?

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A: How do I join multiplayer servers in Terraria?

SoulEaterHey you know what would help? If there where a video that even the stupidest of people could understand. make a video that like your basically treating them like they dont know what a computer is.

@JourneymanGeek Congratulations on hitting 50k
Thanks ;p
yanno, I think there's affectionados of everything on the internet.
(ok, beer is just too obvious)
@jeffreylin_ The Bridge dies down a lot on weekends.
Although the main site has more traffic on weekends, in general.
@StrixVaria Aren't you guys supposed to be working on weekdays?
@StrixVaria The Sky Rune (flight) helps a lot with the forest boss
I haven't beaten him yet, but it makes his stuff easy to dodge
@Sterno I didn't have too much difficult with the boss's attacks.
It was more the swarm of mini-skulls that were troublesome.
1:36 PM
makes them easy to dodge too
Flight is probably mandatory for the third boss.
@StrixVaria Happily, the last class unlock grants unlimited flight.
I don't suppose anyone would know when the Steam Sale is?
The newest questions feed seems to be missing a ton.
Does anyone else see that page going straight to October of last year?
1:41 PM
Very strange. My page 4 starts with:
Q: When do republics start making trade zones?

SMeznaricI created a vassal merchant republic in my kingdom. It is now several decades later and the merchant republic seems to own zero trade zones. The republic is in the Baltic and there are no competing republics in the area. Also, AI republics in the Mediterranean (Venice, Pisa and in my current game...

and ends with:
Q: What happens after I use the Gollop Chamber?

agent86Once I have a soldier capable of using it (max level Psi power + Psi armor), clicking on the Gollop Chamber icon shows me a big fat warning: What happens from this point on? Is there anything I should know before I choose a soldier and activate the device?

A: Which genre fits or works well with which platform?

Arman-aegitTake a look at this: Game Development Guide

We might have been slow in that time period, but 50 questions over seven months doesn't seem right.
...I get to page 6, and it's back to where it's supposed to be.
Q: Server joining error?

SoulEaterEvery time I go to join a server it just sits at the loading server screen. After I enter in the server id and tht 7777 thing (excuse me i forgot what it was called) It just sits on the loading screen. Can anyone provide with an answer please? I would greatly appreciate it.

@GrumpyLazers 7777 thing?
@jeffreylin_ Port
1:51 PM
@OrigamiRobot Wow...
That 7777 thing = port #, that's what I thought, but it's kinda sad that some don't know what a port is.
Why? Not everyone is computer savvy.
Fiar enough.
1:56 PM
@jeffreylin_ I didn't change ID to IP because you don't have to use an IP address there.
Oh. So rollback
You can use a domain name or hostname
No, it's fine.
I was just letting you know.
They both refer to the same part of the process.
Ok then
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