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Dominion General Discussion / Re: Interview with Donald X.
« on: August 25, 2015, 02:47:41 pm »
I fully expect respect points for explaining Seprix's joke, thereby making it even funnier.  I also expect additional respect points for explaining it so subtly.

Denied.
Denial is one of the first symptoms.

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Dominion General Discussion / Re: Interview with Donald X.
« on: August 24, 2015, 05:40:51 pm »
What's the Hinterlands rule?

Don't talk about Hinterlands.
Well, that's the first rule about Hinterlands.
I fully expect respect points for explaining Seprix's joke, thereby making it even funnier.  I also expect additional respect points for explaining it so subtly.

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General Discussion / Re: A joke thread
« on: August 24, 2015, 05:38:03 pm »
We are all WW.

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General Discussion / Re: Random Stuff Part II
« on: August 19, 2015, 04:36:54 pm »
Wall calendars that begin on Monday instead of Sunday should be incinerated.
I joined a forum yesterday that, in the profile settings, not only allowed me to set the time zone but also allowed me to specify what day of the week was considered the start to the week.

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General Discussion / Re: A joke thread
« on: August 19, 2015, 04:32:13 pm »
A young boy asks a woman how old she is; she wants him to guess her age.

He says: "Hmmm, maybe you are 40 years old?"

She answers: "Well ... you're right, I am exactly 40 years old. But listen, if you want to be gentle, always guess 10 years less when guessing a womans age".

He replies: "Sorry ma'am, I tried to do so!"
The right answer is to never give an answer when a woman asks you to guess her age. Or always say 21. The last time that happened to me, I thought she looked around 51-52, so I guessed 45. Turns out she was 38.
I tend bar part time and I'm always surprised at the different reactions I get when I ask women to prove their age.  Twice in the past two weeks I asked women who both happened to be a very youthful 34 for their ID.  The first was thrilled, and I caught her telling her Dad, who came in later, the story.  The second woman was PISSED, like I'd done her bodily harm.  Go figure.

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General Discussion / Re: Brag Board
« on: August 17, 2015, 04:08:03 pm »
Note to self: Don't play board games with Eevee and his gaming circle.

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General Discussion / Re: Random Stuff Part II
« on: August 17, 2015, 03:27:57 pm »
So is "has... other horse-like attributes".

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General Discussion / Re: Drinking
« on: August 12, 2015, 03:43:36 pm »
I guess I should also ask then what affordable non-smokey scotch there is.  I haven't tried many because well, scotch doesn't fit very well into a college student's budget.  I've had a glass of Macallan 12 though and that was amazing, so I'm also thinking of getting that when my current bottle runs out...
ive mentioned it before, but Glengoyne 12 usually runs about $35-$40 and is quite good. Glenfiddich, Glenlivet, Glenmorangie, and Bunnahabhain all make similarly priced single malts that in my opinion aren't quite as good, but they're each different and you might like one of those better. Glengoyne also makes a 10 year old which is pretty good, but I'd shell out the extra $10 for the 12 year old. A little bit up the price range is Macallan, as you mentioned, but the 12 is probably around $65?  Something I don't hear a lot about is the Aberlour 12 but that is amazing, also around $60.

If you're looking for something blended, then monkey shoulder is a nice option for $30. Here I actually prefer johnny walker black, because it has just a little bit of smoke, although not enough to be considered really smokey.

Something I really like, and I think is comparable to scotch, is Bastille french blended whiskey. It's got a very light fruity flavor and goes for around $30. It's more and more becoming my go-to whiskey.
I recently finished my first bottle of Monkey Shoulders, and it was very drinkable.  I paid around $30.  It's obviously a blend, but a well crafted one.  It comes with a bonus - an extremely interesting nose, remarkably fruity for a scotch.  It has absolutely no fruit on the palate (thank goodness, IMO), but it is a nice add-on.

I've had Bastille, which was at that time marketed as French bourbon (a misnomer in its own right), not whiskey.  I found it quite foul, but again, I was misled from the beginning, and was expecting bourbon.  The casks it is finished in show their presence  in the nose, on the palate, and throughout the finish.  I took my bottle back for a refund.  YMMV.

After you've tried various Islay scotches to explore the smoke factor, try a glass of Ardbeg 10 year.  Not overly expensive, and quite nice, if you like peat.

One final recommendation:  a Highland single malt from Tomatin.  Around $26 a bottle where I am.  Very very good value, no peat (it's a highland, after all).

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General Discussion / Re: Brag Board
« on: August 10, 2015, 03:36:30 pm »
Edgecased.

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General Discussion / Re: Brag Board
« on: August 08, 2015, 08:27:51 pm »
Well, not if it was prearranged as a best of 3.  ;)

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General Discussion / Re: Random Stuff Part II
« on: August 08, 2015, 08:25:33 pm »
What used to be football in the US restarts tomorrow.

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General Discussion / Re: Brag Board
« on: August 08, 2015, 11:19:45 am »
I beat pro MtG player Kevin Jones in a best of 3 match.
At what?

Duck, duck, hand grenade.
I was gonna guess tennis.

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General Discussion / Re: Random Stuff Part II
« on: August 08, 2015, 11:05:09 am »
All of my weird dating dreams involve radioactive isotopes.
All of my weird dating dreams involve non-radioactive Isotropic.

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General Discussion / Re: Drinking
« on: August 06, 2015, 08:34:34 am »
Awesome! I miss you guys posting.

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General Discussion / Re: Drinking
« on: August 04, 2015, 11:24:08 am »
Hmmm. Bump.

Anyone enjoy a nice smoky scotch? Lagavulin, or Ardbeg, perchance?

How about a Laphroaig?
love laphroaig, though ive only had the quarter cask. I think there's a laphroaig 10 in the house somwhere, I'll probably be opening it soon.
Pretty good.  Right now I have a Chivas Mizunara blend that I got in Japan; enjoying that too.
Hey, it's a Shraeye!  Are you guys married yet?

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General Discussion / Re: On the Job: f.ds edition
« on: July 31, 2015, 01:32:14 pm »
If your standard was only that of government work, you could have just set it aside indefinitely.  Less bother that way.

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Introductions / Re: YO!
« on: July 31, 2015, 01:26:33 pm »
He remembers when, just not where (the specific thread).

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General Discussion / Re: On the Job: f.ds edition
« on: July 28, 2015, 04:22:39 pm »
I really do weep that there are environments where retyping is actually quicker.
Well, rest assured there are MANY such environments.  You'd have to include any government setting (municipal, district, county, city, state, and federal).  That's a lot of tears to shed.

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Forum Games / Re: Vacation/Limited Access announcements
« on: July 28, 2015, 04:19:44 pm »
Starting Friday, I'll be in vacation in Provence for two weeks.

Did it cost $8?
I don't think they've built a Highway or a Bridge that big.

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General Discussion / Re: On the Job: f.ds edition
« on: July 28, 2015, 09:02:12 am »
You can't go to an server backup from the last few days of employment of one of the folks involved?  Or is that one of those things that takes a written request, 14 counter-signatures, and an IT guy that will co-operate?  In other words, was retyping the whole thing quicker?

You couldn't scan the hardcopy and use OCR to convert to a text file or something importable to Word?

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General Discussion / Re: Brag Board
« on: July 28, 2015, 08:58:33 am »
I just solved a Rubik's cube in a single move!
Pitched it in the trash?

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Goko Dominion Online / Re: Latest Release
« on: July 25, 2015, 11:00:46 am »
One thing I'm still wondering, is why do I have to download a 100MB file every time I want to update? Is that really the best way to do it?
No it isn't, but this is Goko/Making Fun, you can't expect them to be efficient. You should build a workable product, with not too many defects/risk of problems before releasing it. Trust me, I'm a software tester.

Goko is not involved in this effort. I think we're already doing significantly better than Goko did.
Wow.

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Introductions / Re: YO!
« on: July 24, 2015, 02:48:04 pm »
I'm at the top of the list!  The top! The very top!

Where is that brag board thread?

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Introductions / Re: YO!
« on: July 21, 2015, 07:35:09 am »
Interesting™

I lost. I lost the game  ;D

Welcome to the forums!  Have you checked out the Dominion threads?

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Dominion General Discussion / Re: Interview with Donald X.
« on: July 21, 2015, 07:33:20 am »
Or find some more (rich) dads.

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