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Post Posted: Wed Dec 07, 2005 3:10 am 
 

beyondthebreach wrote:Well, he spelled "Dungeons" correctly 1 out of 3 times. 33% isn't bad . . . is it? Especially when the price for a Fiend Folio is so reasonable.  :D :D



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well lets be realistic here, a monkey could prb get something right 1 in 3 times?



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Post Posted: Wed Dec 07, 2005 9:11 am 
 

killjoy32 wrote:
beyondthebreach wrote:Well, he spelled "Dungeons" correctly 1 out of 3 times. 33% isn't bad . . . is it? Especially when the price for a Fiend Folio is so reasonable. :D :D



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well lets be realistic here, a monkey could prb get something right 1 in 3 times?



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Surprisingly, no.  Even if you could get a chimp to type, instead of smashing the mouse into the keyboard repeatedly, the chance of it correctly (randomly, because chimps don't know how to read/write/spell) spelling a 8-letter word would be 1 in 302231454903657293676544.  And that's a chimp, not a monkey.  



Monkeys would just rip apart the keyboard foraging for crumbs and insects.  :)  



However, oversized lemur-men with complete mastery over the forces of magic makes for a pretty cool PC race.  I really should finish that...

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Post Posted: Wed Dec 07, 2005 10:24 am 
 

deimos3428 wrote:
However, oversized lemur-men with complete mastery over the forces of magic makes for a pretty cool PC race. I really should finish that...




trust you to come up with that :D



  


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Post Posted: Wed Dec 07, 2005 10:58 am 
 

"However, oversized lemur-men with complete mastery over the forces of magic makes for a pretty cool PC race.  I really should finish that..."



Or you could just use a liger. After all, they are bred for their magical skills.

  


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Post Posted: Wed Dec 07, 2005 11:37 am 
 

Zippanthropus wrote:"However, oversized lemur-men with complete mastery over the forces of magic makes for a pretty cool PC race. I really should finish that..."



Or you could just use a liger. After all, they are bred for their magical skills.


The "oversized lemur-men" was actually a reference to one of the player character races in my home-grown fantasy campaign world, as yet sadly incomplete.  



However, ligers: http://www.sierrasafarizoo.com/animals/liger.htm are pretty darn cool, too.  Or is there a D&D monster known as liger which I'm unfamiliar with?

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Post Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2005 8:30 pm 
 

cgi.ebay.ca/ULTRA-RARE-Dungeon-Floor-Pl ... dZViewItem

In particular, the outright lie "Not seen on ebay before".

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Post Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2005 9:36 pm 
 

deimos3428 wrote:
However, ligers: http://www.sierrasafarizoo.com/animals/liger.htm are pretty darn cool, too. Or is there a D&D monster known as liger which I'm unfamiliar with?


I think it was a Napoleon Dynamite reference  :D

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Post Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2005 11:02 pm 
 

I'm sure they have Dire Undead Ligers in 3E.


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Post Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 4:29 pm 
 

The extremely rare 3-hole punched PHB!  :D

cgi.ebay.ca/AD-D-Players-Handbook-1st-E ... dZViewItem

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Post Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 5:04 pm 
 

deimos3428 wrote:The extremely rare 3-hole punched PHB! :D

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Post Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 5:09 pm 
 

deimos3428 wrote:
Zippanthropus wrote:"However, oversized lemur-men with complete mastery over the forces of magic makes for a pretty cool PC race. I really should finish that..."

Or you could just use a liger. After all, they are bred for their magical skills.
However, ligers: http://www.sierrasafarizoo.com/animals/liger.htm are pretty darn cool, too. Or is there a D&D monster known as liger which I'm unfamiliar with?

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Deadlord36 wrote:I'm sure they have Dire Undead Ligers in 3E.

*chuckles*
Al's fiendish ladybird/ladybug is a tough one to beat, though!

  

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Post Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 5:24 pm 
 

harami2000 wrote:Al's fiendish ladybird/ladybug is a tough one to beat, though!


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and thats without the +14 vorpal-edge toenails that its got!  :)



  


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Post Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 5:37 pm 
 

*wonders whether it's too late to start Al on anatomy lessons* :P

  

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Post Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 6:10 pm 
 

harami2000 wrote:*wonders whether it's too late to start Al on anatomy lessons* :P


hehehe i never took no notice in the past, so hey take things as they come :)



  


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Post Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2005 8:57 am 
 

Gamma World TSR: Role Playing Games | eBay

Gamma World TSR Science Fiction RPG 1983
terriers, Bassets, Beagles Kennels


Nothing about these dog breeds in the description. Maybe they are the Seller's favorite stocks for mutant animals....Life Leech Basset Hound anyone?

They have one other auction with the same subtitle. It's a book on Stonehenge. Was it was built by ancient pack of little dogs? 8O

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Post Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2005 9:32 am 
 

Actual quote in actual typeset from seller:

I DO NOT KNOW NOTHING ABOUT D&D CAME ACROSS A DEAL AND TOOK A CHANCE ON IT SO I WILL SEND A SCAN DO NOT KNOW WHAT A TSR ISPLEASE SEND ME A EMAIL ADDRESS TO SEND IT TO

  


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Post Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2005 12:01 pm 
 

zhowar1 wrote: Gamma World TSR: Role Playing Games | eBay

Gamma World TSR Science Fiction RPG 1983
terriers, Bassets, Beagles Kennels


Nothing about these dog breeds in the description. Maybe they are the Seller's favorite stocks for mutant animals....Life Leech Basset Hound anyone?


Note the "Godd condition."  That's not listed as an option here on the Acaeum, but I'm guessing that's pretty impressive?

  


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Post Posted: Sat Dec 17, 2005 5:53 pm 
 

Ok, how people feel about this seller is well-documented here, but this is extreme even for them:

cgi.ebay.com/TSR-9061-S4-The-Lost-Caver ... dZViewItem

That's "fine" condition?  WTF?   8O

  


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Post Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 2:33 pm 
 

Actually, according to our system posted at:

http://www.titangamesandmusic.com/Titan ... tions.html

(or find the item condition codes button, on the left of the main screen)

the item's actually being intact is what qualifies it as "fine" - as soon as loose pages appear, the grade drops to "very good"

Now though the Tsojconth in question is probably bad enough to drop to "very good" because of its many defects, technically, it's intact...

Back to your regularly scheduled program,

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Post Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 2:40 pm 
 

oldsardul wrote:Actually, according to our system posted at:

http://www.titangamesandmusic.com/Titan ... tions.html

(or find the item condition codes button, on the left of the main screen)

the item's actually being intact is what qualifies it as "fine" - as soon as loose pages appear, the grade drops to "very good"

Now though the Tsojconth in question is probably bad enough to drop to "very good" because of its many defects, technically, it's intact...

Back to your regularly scheduled program,

Brian "Old Sardul" Collins,

It's important to remember the entire world doesn't use the Acaeum grading system!  I wouldn't have put that higher (or lower) than VG, though.   8)

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