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The New Comic Thread for Monday, May 4, 2009

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  • ButlerButler 89 episodes or bust Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    Lord Dave wrote: »
    Science has also proved that commas are stupid.
    Religion, however has not taken a firm stance.

    I did not laugh out loud at this post, but I did nod slowly and savour its fine craftsmanship.

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  • Metzger MeisterMetzger Meister Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    where the fuck is the new comic.

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  • ButlerButler 89 episodes or bust Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    I always thought that the guys that made the Clue movie should've made a Monopoly movie that was basically just rich old men with silly mustaches dicking each other over for two hours.

    There is a picture I would like to show you, it's called "lemonp

    oh

    "over"

    my bad.

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  • Drunk PooroDrunk Pooro __BANNED USERS
    edited May 2009
    Butler has had two mighty fine posts on this page.

    Let us savor them.

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  • Me Too!Me Too! __BANNED USERS regular
    edited May 2009
    Defender wrote: »
    A duck! wrote: »
    Me Too! wrote: »
    Blaket wrote: »
    Me Too! wrote: »
    Shut up it's fucking Monopoly it's a goddamn board game shut up
    Wiggin obviously we don't understand fun we obviously as someone else mentioned have not been a monopoly club president so we can't relate.

    Honestly Defender's opinions aren't usually too bad

    it's the WELL YOU DON'T MAKE GAMES YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT MAKES THEM BETTER

    Well fuck I know what makes ME think it's better

    I know what I, Donald K Wiggin, enjoy doing

    And I could not give less of a shit about the other guy if I tried

    Wiggin, I don't think I have ever agreed with you before, but here's for the first time.

    That's a good defense, too, Wiggin. "It's just a fucking X" where X is the category of the thing you don't understand because you're a goddamn retard. It's just a movie. It's just a comic book. It's just a painting. All that means is "I don't understand it, but I assume that it must be completely shallow and meaningless based on what medium it is."

    Also, Wiggin, try reading my actual statement. It wasn't just "you don't make games and therefore don't get it." I did mention that, but I also gave actual information.

    Monopoly is a criticism of unregulated capitalism. It purposely has feedback loops built in, where one player buys property which both makes him money (so he can buy more property and be insulated from bankruptcy/defeat), and takes away money from his opponents (so they cannot buy property and are pulled closer to bankruptcy/defeat).

    Giving large chunks of money to players at random fucks up the balance, draws defeats out even longer than they already are, and weakens the statement that unregulated capitalism creates socially-dangerous corporate juggernauts.

    But hey, you're a fucking idiot who barely has two brain cells to rub together, so of course you wouldn't notice these mechanics at all and would just assume that it's "just a board game" and that games are designed by randomly throwing arbitrary rules together without trying to express any meaningful ideas or construct specific mechanics.

    And arguing that you like it better and therefore it is better is fucking stupid. It's like a world-class chef has prepared a meal, and you've taken that meal, dunked it in the toilet, and said "I made it better! I know more than the chef." Seriously, you took a world-famous game that's been around way longer than you, put in a rule that actually fucks it up in several ways, and claimed you know what's up.

    Just as a general life hint, people who are regarded as experts in their fields are only very very rarely complete morons in those fields. You, on the other hand, are an idiot. If you vehemently disagree, it's probably not because the expert is wrong.

    Not even gonna pretend to read this because you know you were doing the same thing you always do

    Also nobody said you were a moron

    Just that you always do this and guess what

    Nobody cares that from a technical hurdedurp

    Fuck it we know how we want to have fun

    And if that means someone gets the goddamn free parking money THEY GET THE GODDAMN MONEY

  • Me Too!Me Too! __BANNED USERS regular
    edited May 2009
    I mean holy shit look at that thing

  • Darkness MundusDarkness Mundus Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    why are the comic threads so hate filled

  • Drunk PooroDrunk Pooro __BANNED USERS
    edited May 2009
    why are the comic threads so hate filled

    Man I was trying to put the focus back on Butler making me chuckle, but then shit had to get all mean again

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  • Darkness MundusDarkness Mundus Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    Maybe if we quote it several hundred thousand times.

  • Run Run RunRun Run Run __BANNED USERS
    edited May 2009
    Druhim wrote: »
    Defender has basically become a more eloquent, verbose version of runcubed

    The difference is that defender actually gives a shit about the discussed topic at hand :)

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  • A duck!A duck! Super Moderator, Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited May 2009
    why are the comic threads so hate filled

    Because Defender posts in them a lot. I'm not even kidding.

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  • RocketScienceRocketScience Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    Butler wrote: »
    I always thought that the guys that made the Clue movie should've made a Monopoly movie that was basically just rich old men with silly mustaches dicking each other over for two hours.

    There is a picture I would like to show you, it's called "lemonp

    oh

    "over"

    my bad.

    I'll see your earlier nod and raise you a doff of my cap for that.

    (The cap is imaginary in this case).

  • JedocJedoc Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    Awesome. Any slight inclination I might have had to play Monopoly ever again has been completely quashed by reading this thread. Next Thanksgiving somebody will mention it and I'll have horrific flashbacks to this discussion and they'll have to lure me off the roof with booze and pumpkin pie.

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  • Run Run RunRun Run Run __BANNED USERS
    edited May 2009
    Well, go buy a (or bring your) copy of Catan than. Be prepared.

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  • ButlerButler 89 episodes or bust Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    Sometime before I die I want to try pumpikin pie and sweet potato pie.

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  • Darkness MundusDarkness Mundus Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    Read a couple of the hate posts

    Found out the topic at hand

    Threw up in my hand a little

  • Darkness MundusDarkness Mundus Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    Butler wrote: »
    Sometime before I die I want to try pumpkin pie and sweet potato pie.

    Pumpkin pie is fucking delicious. It is so delicious that I refuse to eat it more than once a year. I have not had a good sweet potato pie, but that does not mean they are all awful, obv.

  • Me Too!Me Too! __BANNED USERS regular
    edited May 2009
    Jedoc wrote: »
    Awesome. Any slight inclination I might have had to play Monopoly ever again has been completely quashed by reading this thread. Next Thanksgiving somebody will mention it and I'll have horrific flashbacks to this discussion and they'll have to lure me off the roof with booze and pumpkin pie.

    Yeah there's a reason I'm not reading this beyond too many goddamn words to describe why adding house rules is a "bad thing"

    Namely, it's utterly retarded and ruins Monopoly

  • A Dabble Of TheloniusA Dabble Of Thelonius Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    Jedoc wrote: »
    Awesome. Any slight inclination I might have had to play Monopoly ever again has been completely quashed by reading this thread. Next Thanksgiving somebody will mention it and I'll have horrific flashbacks to this discussion and they'll have to lure me off the roof with booze and pumpkin pie.

    Least the reason you're up there will be different this year.

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  • WillethWilleth Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    Me Too! wrote: »
    Jedoc wrote: »
    Awesome. Any slight inclination I might have had to play Monopoly ever again has been completely quashed by reading this thread. Next Thanksgiving somebody will mention it and I'll have horrific flashbacks to this discussion and they'll have to lure me off the roof with booze and pumpkin pie.

    Yeah there's a reason I'm not reading this beyond too many goddamn words to describe why adding house rules is a "bad thing"

    Namely, it's utterly retarded and ruins Monopoly

    As a designer, it's your job to make a game enjoyable for people who play it. If it is not, then the design is a bad one. Even if it isn't a bad design, people will modify it for their experience, and you cannot control this beyond making a good design in the first place.

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  • JedocJedoc Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    Jedoc wrote: »
    Awesome. Any slight inclination I might have had to play Monopoly ever again has been completely quashed by reading this thread. Next Thanksgiving somebody will mention it and I'll have horrific flashbacks to this discussion and they'll have to lure me off the roof with booze and pumpkin pie.

    Least the reason you're up there will be different this year.

    God knows I could use some new material. Last year I'm afraid everyone could tell my heart really wasn't in it. All I got out of it was a can of warm Budweiser and some leftover Halloween candy.

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  • Me Too!Me Too! __BANNED USERS regular
    edited May 2009
    Pussy

    A real man would climb on the roof and have a complete psychotic break

    Start flinging shit at them, watch how quick you get turkey and booze then

  • AMP'dAMP'd Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    Lord Dave wrote: »
    Science has also proved that commas are stupid.
    Religion, however has not taken a firm stance.

    The comma error in the second sentence ruined what would have been a fine joke for me.

    What have I become?

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  • ButlerButler 89 episodes or bust Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    AMP'd wrote: »
    Lord Dave wrote: »
    Science has also proved that commas are stupid.
    Religion, however has not taken a firm stance.

    The comma error in the second sentence ruined what would have been a fine joke for me.

    What have I become?

    A philistine.

    The second sentence has one comma. Not zero, not two like it would usually have, just one. This symbolises indecision, or "a lack of a firm stance".

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  • jwalkjwalk frosty Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    OH MY FUCKING GOD SHUT UP ABOUT MONOPOLY ALREADY HOLY SHIT WHERE IS THE NEW COMIC?

    WHERE IS IT??

  • NotASenatorNotASenator Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    It's right there, jwalk.

  • jwalkjwalk frosty Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    Thank christ.

  • AbracadanielAbracadaniel COME ON AND DAN AND WELCOME TO THE DANRegistered User regular
    edited May 2009
    s'what you get for fucking with gypsies

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  • ButlerButler 89 episodes or bust Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    Is every new comic thread going to end with people screaming for its demise now? Is this the new thing?

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  • ThatDudeOverThereThatDudeOverThere MY FINEST CREATION oh nevermind it's deadRegistered User regular
    edited May 2009
    it's really more of an old thing

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  • DruhimDruhim Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited May 2009
    It's really more of a Defender thing

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  • FugaFuga Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
  • Me Too!Me Too! __BANNED USERS regular
    edited May 2009
    What

    No

    Get out

  • FugaFuga Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    this would've been the best ending to a thread
    and you ruined it

  • Me Too!Me Too! __BANNED USERS regular
    edited May 2009
    No it would've been fucking retarded because that's not funny unless you find humor in "olol random"

    And random is not funny

  • DruhimDruhim Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited May 2009
    wiggin's right, that post didn't really have any relevance to anything in here

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  • Me Too!Me Too! __BANNED USERS regular
    edited May 2009
    Druhim wrote: »
    wiggin's right

    Quotin' for posterity

  • Punsie McKalePunsie McKale Registered User
    edited May 2009
    your new nickname is Broken Clock

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  • Ness445Ness445 Registered User regular
    edited May 2009
    Wiggin bookmark that post and bring it up at opportune times.

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  • Me Too!Me Too! __BANNED USERS regular
    edited May 2009
    Fuck that I'll sig it

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