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Old 07-16-2019, 01:37 PM   #2051
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From the "Real-life PCs" file, a guy who made up his own country and passport to travel the world.

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33905529/the_province/
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Old 07-16-2019, 02:48 PM   #2052
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From the "Real-life PCs" file, a guy who made up his own country and passport to travel the world.

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33905529/the_province/
OK, I'm doing long term planning for a spy campaign set in the 60s. That country is appearing.
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Old 07-17-2019, 07:32 AM   #2053
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From the "Real-life PCs" file, a guy who made up his own country and passport to travel the world.

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33905529/the_province/
Feh. The Conch Republic is doing that on a large scale. And their passports have been accepted in many nations.
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Old 07-17-2019, 09:18 AM   #2054
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Giant underground worms doing road construction?

https://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/...232771092.html

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Old 07-17-2019, 09:58 AM   #2055
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Giant underground worms doing road construction?

https://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/...232771092.html

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Damn Scorchbeasts are spreading. Thanks loads, Eckhart.
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Old 07-18-2019, 04:41 AM   #2056
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Typical adventurer: manage to get into trouble by getting lost on a high-end aircraft with some of the best nav equipment, then manage to salvage it by making an improvised landing on some random cargo hauler that just so happened to be nearby when there's only a minute of fuel left.
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Old 07-18-2019, 07:35 AM   #2057
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Damn Scorchbeasts are spreading.
They're clearly Graboids. Caederus americana.

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Typical adventurer: manage to get into trouble by getting lost on a high-end aircraft
Obviously the player put all his points into Piloting skill. Because he's a good pilot, and that's the one you need in combat.

Navigation rolls? Bor-ing. It's not like it's fun checking to see if you get lost on the way to the dungeon.

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Old 07-25-2019, 11:33 AM   #2058
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'It shouldn't even exist': Park founded by Finnish radicals is one of Minnesota's best-kept secrets

http://www.startribune.com/this-minn...ist/513144632/
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Old 08-04-2019, 11:07 AM   #2059
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What a time to be alive.

A man crossed the English Channel today. On a hover board.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49225001

During the flight, the man (with the very player-character-like name Franky Zapata) carried a backpack with 40l+ kerosene. Which burns pretty well.

So - early TL 9 or a superhero - parallel?
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Old 08-04-2019, 05:52 PM   #2060
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What a time to be alive.

A man crossed the English Channel today. On a hover board.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49225001

During the flight, the man (with the very player-character-like name Franky Zapata) carried a backpack with 40l+ kerosene. Which burns pretty well.

So - early TL 9 or a superhero - parallel?
Note that he comments his calf was burning - he didn't say whether that was the metaphorical burn of muscle exhaustion, or the physical burning from radiant and/or convective heating by the exhaust...
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