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Old 06-08-2017, 08:40 PM   #21
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That's a wonderfully vague warning. Is your real name similar? Do you play, or play with, impulsive characters?
The possibilities are endless.
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Old 06-09-2017, 07:40 PM   #22
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That's a wonderfully vague warning. Is your real name similar?
Is this addressed to me or Fred? Fred is above your post, but context seems to make it seem unlikely...

My real name isn't a secret, I don't publish under a pseudonym or anything.

I was also called "Pretty Boy" presumably for the reasons that seven foot men are called "Tiny". And certain clever colleagues of mine discovered that "Preeeetttteee Booooy JENK-ins" has the same cadence as Leeroy's infamous battlecry. Which, like Leeroy, I found it best to simply own. I too, at least, ain't chicken.
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Do you play, or play with, impulsive characters?
I struggle with impulsivity in real life, so I actually prefer thoughtful characters, although my most recent character was definitely a shoot first and hope he got it right kind of guy (it was his dharma, after all) and I admit it was refreshing to play to type for once.

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Old 06-09-2017, 10:22 PM   #23
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I guess he posted while I was writing. So yeah, directed at you, Sir Pudding.

I'm horrible with names, so if someone doesn't use it as their tag, I will forget it.
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Old 06-10-2017, 12:07 AM   #24
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Which, like Leeroy, I found it best to simply own. I too, at least, ain't chicken.
The "official" recording has Jenkins saying something more suggestive of race stereotyping, and doesn't seem to be very popular in my circles.
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Old 06-10-2017, 01:32 AM   #25
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When asked to run boring errands, I often comment that "If I received 1 EXP for every time I've ran this errand, I'd be level 5".
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Old 06-10-2017, 09:09 PM   #26
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When asked to run boring errands, I often comment that "If I received 1 EXP for every time I've ran this errand, I'd be level 5".
There's an app for that. ;)
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Old 06-10-2017, 10:49 PM   #27
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"I'm admiring the wall." Said after failing a Spot check.

"Pointy end goes in enemy." The 'speech' given by the tactician for his mid-combat inspiration attempt.
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Old 06-11-2017, 04:59 AM   #28
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GM to a player who failed hir Perception check: "You're contemplating your navel."
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Old 06-11-2017, 02:32 PM   #29
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"Despite all your precautions..." Said by a GM when firmly forbidding the players to derail his plot.

"Honest Townsman": Thief.

"Captain Oblivious": Any character (not just a superhero but that's where it started) who cannot make a Perception roll to save his life.
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Old 06-11-2017, 04:01 PM   #30
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"Sure, you think that:" my standard response to player questions about unconfirmed theories, such as "hey, we think that the Dean is a vampire?" It's not really an answer to the implied question.
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