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Old 07-05-2009, 02:43 AM   #1
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Default You've played too many RPGs when...

1. The hex patterned paper towels start looking like gaming mats.

2. You wonder if people are balanced in their group.

3. Real life events get game terms: looking around is a "Sense roll", meeting someone is a "Reaction" and making a free throw from across the court is a "Critical Success".
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Old 07-05-2009, 04:00 AM   #2
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4. You've spent more on dice in the past month than on food.

5. Your pets are named after retired characters from earlier campaigns "so the legend will live on."

6. You can remember every detail of the Quest for the Ancient Kings, all the background notes for a dozen previous characters, and can cross-index a Basic Set in no time ... but you've just forgotten your wife's birthday for the third straight year.
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Old 07-05-2009, 07:04 AM   #3
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1. The hex patterned paper towels start looking like gaming mats.
Today I found a huge paper-wasps' nest. About 1,300 cells.



It looks like a gaming mat.
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Old 07-05-2009, 09:57 AM   #4
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7. You realize that you need to go out and buy yet another binder for your character sheets and setting material.

8. You need a new bookcase, as your old one will no longer hold your gaming materials. (Much less the afore-mentioned binders.)

9. You're trying to corrupt your children before they learn to walk or talk.

10. You learn that some characters of yours still make occassional NPC appearances in a friend's game, and you haven't seen him for over a decade.

11. While your wife is glaring at you, you wonder aloud what type of save you should be making.
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Old 07-05-2009, 12:38 PM   #5
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Today I found a huge paper-wasps' nest. About 1,300 cells.



It looks like a gaming mat.
I think I need to take a break, or something.
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Old 07-05-2009, 12:42 PM   #6
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12. When you're watching "The Wire", and the gang muscle is explaining that you shoot for the chest at range but shoot for the head at point blank, you nod and mutter, "yes, the face has a -5 penalty."
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Old 07-05-2009, 01:10 PM   #7
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14. You see a news report about a rescue pulled off by SEAL snipers, and your first thought is how to recreate it in your favorite RPG.

(No joke: http://forums.sjgames.com/showthread.php?t=55909)
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Old 07-05-2009, 01:16 PM   #8
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13. Each day is an adventure. Each life is a character. Each generation is a campaign.

15. You know the exact page number of every rule you use.
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Old 07-05-2009, 10:19 PM   #9
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15. You know the exact page number of every rule you use.
A variation: You remember the exact page number of rules you used, in a game system you haven't used in 15 years.
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Old 07-06-2009, 11:00 AM   #10
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When your parents think your new girlfriend is a match because you both play RPGs. (True story.)
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