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Re: You Know You're a SF/Fantasy Geek When...

Unfortunately, I am quite fond of red heels. So, I am very likely to be trapped by the trick I am already aware of. See how I would never survive as a gamer?
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Tiggerbear (and anyone):

 

1. don't eat the food

2. don't follow the music

3. don't try on the shoes (especially if they are red)

 

4. What am I missing?

 

Just in case, you know... it doesn't hurt to know, right?

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I'm not big on the red shoes, but I do like boots with heels (high heel orr shorter heels).

 

Also never go into the dark room alone....

Never look directly into their eyes.... 

 

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- Never kick open the dungeon door and yell "Honey I'm home!" (it's a LOT of fun but the results aren't always positive).

- War Chickens do not really help you.

- DON'T pull that string!

- DON"T put yer hand in that hole!

- Be really careful with that Genie wish

- Of all wands that you find 75% are "Wands of Wonder" (now that is old skool D&D right there!)

- If you find a pool of water, there IS something in it, and you won't be happy about it.
- Plate armor+boat ride+water= your own personal episode of "Voyage To The Bottom of the Sea"

 

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Sounds like you would be a pushover for a 4th degree cleric... (how geeky is THAT?)

If there's anything organic in those heels, you're DOOMED!!

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pagemaven wrote:

you're DOOMED!!


Understood. Thank you.

 

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PenelopeTX wrote:

Tiggerbear (and anyone):

 

1. don't eat the food

2. don't follow the music

3. don't try on the shoes (especially if they are red)

 

4. What am I missing?

 

Just in case, you know... it doesn't hurt to know, right?


Never thank a fae.

Never tell anyone how a fae helps you.

Never give fae clothing.

Word wishes exactly. 

Dragons hate slang and love complements.

Never give out your proper name, or secret nickname.

If being chased by fae turn your jacket inside out.

Be careful what you sing.

Share your supper.

Inteligent monsters will always agree to a game of riddles. Don't cheat!

 

oh there are lots of these.

 

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Hey Tiggerbear, thank... (oops, better play it safe). I mean, that was very informative. The only intelligent monster I could ever possible play against in a game of riddles is the Sphinx, and only if she asks that same old question. If she's got a new one, then I'm doomed. But we knew that anyway.
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TiggerBear wrote:

Never thank a fae.

Never tell anyone how a fae helps you.

Never give fae clothing.

Word wishes exactly. 

Dragons hate slang and love complements.

Never give out your proper name, or secret nickname.

If being chased by fae turn your jacket inside out.

Be careful what you sing.

Share your supper.



And don't mess around with Jim.    :smileywink:

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paulgoatallen wrote:

TiggerBear wrote:

Never thank a fae.

Never tell anyone how a fae helps you.

Never give fae clothing.

Word wishes exactly. 

Dragons hate slang and love complements.

Never give out your proper name, or secret nickname.

If being chased by fae turn your jacket inside out.

Be careful what you sing.

Share your supper.



And don't mess around with Jim.    :smileywink:

Paul 


 

A Jim Croce reference?! I think only you and I are old enough to get that one Paul, lol!

 

Brad

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And don't mess around with Jim.    :smileywink:

Paul 


 

A Jim Croce reference?! I think only you and I are old enough to get that one Paul, lol!

 

Brad


 

 
 THANK YOU! THANK YOU! My brain kept singing "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" and arguing with itself "but there's no Lone Ranger in Leroy Brown! Who did the Lone Ranger song?" File not found!
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Penelope,

 

The Lone Ranger theme is from the William Tell Overature.  Granted not the whole thing but a small part of it.

 

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Toni, I'm happy to know that for a different reason, so thanks.

 

I was unclear. My confusion was that Jim Croce had both one song containing the words "bad Leroy Brown" and another song containing the words "...called the old Lone Ranger and you don't mess around with Jim" and my brain refused to separate them out for me so I could remember why I think Paul's post is so funny.

 

Oh no. I'm starting to laugh at things without even knowing why...

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1972? How do I know this song? 

 

Chorus to You Don't Mess Around with Jim:

 

And you don't tug on superman's cape
You don't spit into the wind
You don't pull the mask off that old lone ranger

And you don't mess around with jim 

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....everything that happens in the Knights Of The Dinner Table comic is funny cuase you have seen it or know someone that has done it, no matter how silly or goofy it seems.

 

 

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PenelopeTX wrote:

1972? How do I know this song? 

 

Chorus to You Don't Mess Around with Jim:

 

And you don't tug on superman's cape
You don't spit into the wind
You don't pull the mask off that old lone ranger

And you don't mess around with jim 


 

I thought it was "Slim".(?)
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Yup. Slim wins, so the chorus changes later.
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Bradinator1 wrote:

....everything that happens in the Knights Of The Dinner Table comic is funny cuase you have seen it or know someone that has done it, no matter how silly or goofy it seems.

 

 

Brad


 

Man, sounds good, only I can't find it on the web. :smileysad: 
 
 
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PenelopeTX wrote:

Bradinator1 wrote:

....everything that happens in the Knights Of The Dinner Table comic is funny cuase you have seen it or know someone that has done it, no matter how silly or goofy it seems.

 

 

Brad


 

Man, sounds good, only I can't find it on the web. :smileysad: 

 

P,

Here ya go.  http://www.kenzerco.com/index.php?cPath=22_23

 

Brad

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Thanks Brad!
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