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Forum: Roleplaying 27 Jun 2022, 21:14
Replies: 0
Views: 2,917
Posted By General Geiger
Ladies and Gentlemen!

Not been here a long while . . . Thought I'd see who I might recontact . . . My work iPad's broke so I don't have email for the next several weeks. My MSN's buggered as well. The accounts been locked...
Forum: Roleplaying 21 Jan 2005, 22:25
Replies: 167
Views: 9,206
Posted By General Geiger
Re: Refuge for Rookies

GG jumps into the tank also and desires to drive without a license. He is still obsessed with finding SagCorp thought controllers and AcidK's keys, whatever they are and however they operate. He...
Forum: Roleplaying 20 Jan 2005, 21:38
Replies: 167
Views: 9,206
Posted By General Geiger
Re: Refuge for Rookies

GG rounds Flapjack, Hewitt, and David91 together for a quest search. He bundles everyone up to Hewitt's liquidator.

'We are going to go searching for KoL's SagCorp thought controllers with all our...
Forum: Roleplaying 18 Jan 2005, 10:45
Replies: 167
Views: 9,206
Posted By General Geiger
Re: Refuge for Rookies

GG receives a message to keep the fight going, shakes his head, and wonders on who is running the place.

He breaks Creatior, Flapjack and AcidK up with a very large brain discarge from a...
Forum: Roleplaying 12 Jan 2005, 21:37
Replies: 167
Views: 9,206
Posted By General Geiger
Re: Refuge for Rookies

*GG catches the box-projectile in his hands and sticks it under his jacket for later examination*

'Yes, we'll call this an AI-permitted zoning, from here on in. All AIs permitted and welcome, no...
Forum: Roleplaying 12 Jan 2005, 20:40
Replies: 167
Views: 9,206
Posted By General Geiger
Re: Refuge for Rookies

GG ponders over AI and thinks through some of the strictures for the RfR still enchained in his head.

'There is something about an AI aspect to the peace agreement written down somewhere, but it's...
Forum: Roleplaying 11 Jan 2005, 19:10
Replies: 167
Views: 9,206
Posted By General Geiger
Re: Refuge for Rookies

GG potters among the things piled up, and waves fairy dust all over them, and talks to himself quite gently, and sprays the hotel lobby with air freshener so it smells quite nice.

Then he goes,...
Forum: Roleplaying 10 Jan 2005, 12:07
Replies: 167
Views: 9,206
Posted By General Geiger
Re: Refuge for Rookies

*GG taps his ear and does not otherwise react, cleaning up a few ornaments and paintings for selling*

SagCorp Secrets thought controller

"I wonder if we should all go somewhere together, find a...
Forum: Roleplaying 7 Jan 2005, 00:40
Replies: 167
Views: 9,206
Posted By General Geiger
Re: Refuge for Rookies

*GG looks over the pad with mouthy pointing sounds*

"Ooh, damages claims from the ... war ... thing.

"Ooh, Ooh ... Expenses for ... KoL ... to ... get more money to ... do something with.
...
Forum: Roleplaying 5 Jan 2005, 15:38
Replies: 167
Views: 9,206
Posted By General Geiger
Re: Refuge for Rookies

General Geiger comes downstairs from the specialised flat above the foyer to see the robot about itself. 'And what may you want, sir?'
Forum: Roleplaying 4 Jan 2005, 13:09
Replies: 167
Views: 9,206
Posted By General Geiger
Refuge for Rookies

[COLOR=YellowGreen]

Welcome to the Refuge for Rookies!

As an annoying adolescent with a mysognystic creative pursuit I made maps of this place and collated some creative recollections of the...
Forum: Roleplaying 13 Jan 2004, 20:59
Replies: 79
Views: 6,270
Posted By General Geiger
Re: RP BBQ/"Time to let GDers poke fun" 2004

I see no reason why I won't be able to be there. Expect me.
Forum: Roleplaying 13 Oct 2003, 21:18
Replies: 15
Views: 3,616
Posted By General Geiger
Re: I'm back . . . Having some problems . . .

Zappa and Walrus: Yes to both of you, and same problem with both.

Lestat: Hello, and no, I'm averaging four bottles of lager a night.

Storm: Will do suggestions. My PM system has been f*cked...
Forum: Roleplaying 12 Oct 2003, 21:51
Replies: 15
Views: 3,616
Posted By General Geiger
Re: I'm back . . . Having some problems . . .

Thanks for all the general helpful stuff, Elsarius, Hewitt, Storm, Slick.

KraK: Yeah, can't remember what I was phoning about. Think it was this. I've no idea why I thought you could help me,...
Forum: Roleplaying 11 Oct 2003, 18:40
Replies: 15
Views: 3,616
Posted By General Geiger
I'm back . . . Having some problems . . .

I've been out of the forums loop for a couple of months now, having been first accosted by all manner of weird shit, then starting university while unable to get the internet through a lot of...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jun 2003, 22:10
Replies: 30
Views: 3,323
Posted By General Geiger
<Heiro> Ok, we need to regain control of...

<Heiro> Ok, we need to regain control of ourselves...
<Heiro> spamming GD like that...
<Alec|pokeathon> hmm
<Alec|pokeathon> We should really spam GD just for a laugh
<Alec|pokeathon> MASS spam...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jun 2003, 22:04
Replies: 30
Views: 3,323
Posted By General Geiger
<Alec|pokeathon> I just posted on that thread *...

<Alec|pokeathon> I just posted on that thread
* Gryffin runs screaming from himself
<CakeGuevara> ive not posted in a rp thread for this year
<Alec|pokeathon> On that tosser who said the BBQ pics...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jun 2003, 22:02
Replies: 30
Views: 3,323
Posted By General Geiger
I would like it to be known that Heiro makes more...

I would like it to be known that Heiro makes more sense in real life.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jun 2003, 22:00
Replies: 30
Views: 3,323
Posted By General Geiger
Ah. I'm drinking cider, by the way.

Ah.

I'm drinking cider, by the way.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jun 2003, 21:59
Replies: 30
Views: 3,323
Posted By General Geiger
I party harder. If you remember getting...

I party harder.

If you remember getting home, it's been a bad night.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jun 2003, 21:53
Replies: 30
Views: 3,323
Posted By General Geiger
I'm slightly confused as to what you're saying by...

I'm slightly confused as to what you're saying by this.

Are you saying that the pictures are amusing in some fashion? If so, could you clarify for me in what manner this is so?

Or do you refer...
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2003, 01:19
Replies: 8
Views: 2,281
Posted By General Geiger
"It wouldn't affect me". Bull****. Clinton did...

"It wouldn't affect me". Bull****. Clinton did good stuff for the economy, and he knows that's what people will remember him for. People like rulers who make them rich. He's hoping that, given...
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2003, 01:13
Replies: 9
Views: 3,567
Posted By General Geiger
This is thoroughly bizarre.

I have officially met someone weirder than me. I've been talking on MSN to this random person, from Montana, and she is absolutely fixated with diapers. I mean, they rule her life. Diapers diapers...
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2003, 09:44
Replies: 12
Views: 2,367
Posted By General Geiger
I'm not remotely sure what the business about the...

I'm not remotely sure what the business about the MMR jab being related to autism is about. I think the whole business about the MMR triple vaccine "giving" people autism is tribute to people's lack...
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2003, 12:40
Replies: 7
Views: 2,256
Posted By General Geiger
They're called sailors too, would you believe? ...

They're called sailors too, would you believe?

Stop looking for logic. Sometimes the English language defies its own sensibilities.
Forum: General Discussions 15 May 2003, 09:13
Replies: 10
Views: 2,485
Posted By General Geiger
Not sure how well that - initially...

Not sure how well that - initially logical-sounding - idea stands up if you factor in the whole family connections business.

Everyone in the top echelons of Hussein's regime was a member of his...
Forum: General Discussions 14 May 2003, 10:26
Replies: 15
lol
Views: 2,609
Posted By General Geiger
Artistic justice? (like poetic justice, but...

Artistic justice? (like poetic justice, but prettier.)
Forum: General Discussions 14 May 2003, 10:23
Replies: 29
Views: 2,347
Posted By General Geiger
Alternatively, go for the whole...

Alternatively, go for the whole emotional-cum-friendly "Let's just be best friends, it's much nicer" crap.

Or that too serious an answer?
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2003, 10:45
Replies: 47
Views: 5,249
Posted By General Geiger
Re: A couple of questions about WW2

No time to read replies. Sorry.

1) Yes, they would have. In his idiocy, Hitler thought that his nation was mighty enough to fight a war against both Britain and Russia at the same time. If he'd...
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2003, 10:04
Replies: 32
Views: 3,075
Posted By General Geiger
rofl. And you're getting the hang of the...

rofl.

And you're getting the hang of the semicolons, man!;)

:banana:
Forum: General Discussions 27 Apr 2003, 16:10
Replies: 94
Views: 6,659
Posted By General Geiger
Didn't know you terribly well, but goodbye and...

Didn't know you terribly well, but goodbye and good luck.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Apr 2003, 17:19
Replies: 54
Views: 5,255
Posted By General Geiger
Depending on who goes, it's entirely possible...

Depending on who goes, it's entirely possible that I will turn up. Think you can get Bloomers and Snurx around? And, more importantly, is there a list of who's going?
Forum: General Discussions 10 Apr 2003, 15:01
Replies: 9
Views: 2,544
Posted By General Geiger
122.

That's the number of Coalition soldiers killed in the Second Gulf war. It was more than twice as long as the last one, yet had only slightly more than the same number of human losses for "our" side....
Forum: General Discussions 10 Apr 2003, 13:32
Replies: 28
Views: 2,205
Posted By General Geiger
I speak in a selfish emotional context. The last...

I speak in a selfish emotional context. The last three weeks of grim battle and death was all made up for, in my heart, by the welling gush of feeling that flooded me as that statue crashed down, and...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2003, 20:08
Replies: 28
Views: 2,205
Posted By General Geiger
It was worth it.

It was worth it.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2003, 19:45
Replies: 28
Views: 2,205
Posted By General Geiger
Really? I thought I was the only one! I...

Really? I thought I was the only one!

I still want to know what's happened to the Iraqi Minister of Information, though. He was cool.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2003, 19:28
Replies: 28
Views: 2,205
Posted By General Geiger
The Toppling of Tyranny.

I wouldn't call the scenes I – and no doubt you – have watched, joyous. That guy’s face; the one they fix the camera on. The chubby-cheeked fellow who's chanting his head off. He looks at the camera,...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Apr 2003, 09:07
Replies: 57
Views: 3,637
Posted By General Geiger
Bah, you stole my line! It's entirely...

Bah, you stole my line!

It's entirely possible that, if he survives, he'll renounce everything Saddam Hussein ever said and claim he was simply doing his job, and would likely have been executed...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Apr 2003, 23:26
Replies: 57
Views: 3,637
Posted By General Geiger
Who? How? When? And yes, I want a pin-up.

Who? How? When?

And yes, I want a pin-up.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Apr 2003, 23:21
Replies: 57
Views: 3,637
Posted By General Geiger
Iraq's Minister of Information.

I think this guy deserves a medal for making such an irredeemable fool of himself. Hasn't his "briefings" become a brilliant comedy show? The last one was particularly brilliant. He was talking on...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2003, 11:03
Replies: 8
Views: 2,203
Posted By General Geiger
Stiff upper lip, old fellow! They beat us fair...

Stiff upper lip, old fellow! They beat us fair and square! Tally-what bing-ho whatty back to whatty-ho tally? I say!
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2003, 00:02
Replies: 8
Views: 2,396
Posted By General Geiger
Bets on Coalition casualties in Baghdad oer the next 30 days?

The most morbid bet imaginable. Winner gets heckled off the boards for bad taste!

Here are the rules: You make one bet, assuming that the battle for Baghdad is fought completely with conventional...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 23:55
Replies: 93
Views: 5,425
Posted By General Geiger
I'm not so sure. I'd have to see overhead maps of...

I'm not so sure. I'd have to see overhead maps of Basra and Baghdad to be certain, but I'm under the vague impression that Baghdad is a much less well-defined shape than Basra. I mean, it seems more...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 23:09
Replies: 18
Views: 2,610
Posted By General Geiger
It is apparently not loading. There's nothing...

It is apparently not loading. There's nothing happening. It's sitting there seemingly loaded, but nothing's coming up. Is this part of the point, or is my computer just scewed up?
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 22:47
Replies: 93
Views: 5,425
Posted By General Geiger
... Like? Don't imply, tell. We're stupid. And...

... Like? Don't imply, tell. We're stupid. And this does sound interestingly conspiratorial.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 22:41
Replies: 13
Views: 2,504
Posted By General Geiger
"barring Weapons of Mass Destruction".

Am I the only person to find it irritatingly how this is being used as a replacement for the common full stop?
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 22:34
Replies: 93
Views: 5,425
Posted By General Geiger
You're post is, as usual, interesting and...

You're post is, as usual, interesting and informative. It is however true that, if North Korea made a first strike against South Korea, they would be able to launch a rain of devastating artillery...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 21:10
Replies: 9
Views: 1,963
Posted By General Geiger
Very funny. Much lol; and, indeed, rofl.

Very funny. Much lol; and, indeed, rofl.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 21:03
Replies: 28
Views: 2,707
Posted By General Geiger
Re: Re: Very Large Bombs.

Well no sh*t; of course they've been attacking the Medina division with everything they have as well. The point I was making, you hillbilly sh*tstain, is that the two 15,000 lb (roughly 6.75 tons)...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 20:45
Replies: 93
Views: 5,425
Posted By General Geiger
I would like to say to Vermillion that, as per my...

I would like to say to Vermillion that, as per my first post in this thread, a slightly bizarre yet perfectly valid comparison can be made between Japan, 1945, and Iraq, 2003. The comparison is this:...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 20:09
Replies: 19
Views: 2,498
Posted By General Geiger
How much does Saddam weigh?

He is one fat motherf*cker, isn't he? Im guessing 16.5 stone (105 kg, 231 lb). Anyone think higher? Lower?
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 20:06
Replies: 28
Views: 2,707
Posted By General Geiger
And burn the oil wells. And rape the women. And...

And burn the oil wells. And rape the women. And murder the men and the children. And burn down the houses.

Doesn't it strike you as an interesting comparison that setting oil wells aflame is the...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 14:05
Replies: 28
Views: 2,707
Posted By General Geiger
This raises an interesting point. You are partly...

This raises an interesting point. You are partly correct that North Korea would be a more viable and obvious target for American attack, but they are so much stronger than Iraq militarily speaking...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 13:59
Replies: 93
Views: 5,425
Posted By General Geiger
Selective quoting can be used to prove anything....

Selective quoting can be used to prove anything. The poor arguer resorts to selective quoting. Avoid it wherever you can.

Did you read a word I said? I made it clear that the point of the dropping...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 13:37
Replies: 28
Views: 2,707
Posted By General Geiger
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Very Large Bombs.

What on earth are you talking about? What 'goal' are you talking about? Are you somehow implying that the USA would use chemical weapons in Iraq? Have you just had a sudden and total lapse of brain,...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 13:10
Replies: 28
Views: 2,707
Posted By General Geiger
Re: Re: Re: Re: Very Large Bombs.

No, one half. I'm assuming that six thousand people died as a result of those two bomb blasts ("more than half" of eleven thousand). 3029 people died on 9/11 (2801 in Manhattan, 182 in Washington and...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 13:03
Replies: 28
Views: 2,707
Posted By General Geiger
Re: Re: Very Large Bombs.

Perhaps I should have qualified my example. Alter "Each one of those bombs was a 9/11" to "Each one of those bombs killed the same number of people as died as a result of 9/11". I did not intend to...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 12:58
Replies: 93
Views: 5,425
Posted By General Geiger
No, the Japanese were not on the point of...

No, the Japanese were not on the point of surrender. It was not in the Japanese mindset to surrender. They only did so because they believed Truman's bluff that the USA had many atomic bombs - when...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 12:40
Replies: 28
Views: 2,707
Posted By General Geiger
Very Large Bombs.

I'm sure you've noticed that the Medina division of the Republican Guard has been "destroyed". Twenty five thousand soldiers are dead, incapacitated, surrendered, or otherwise gone home.

I at...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 12:25
Replies: 93
Views: 5,425
Posted By General Geiger
Perle clearly has no idea what he's talking about...

Perle clearly has no idea what he's talking about here. However, there is another, perhaps more viable comparison that can be made between the current war and the nuking of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 09:34
Replies: 9
Views: 1,833
Posted By General Geiger
You had to pay?

You had to pay?
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 09:19
Replies: 35
Views: 2,028
Posted By General Geiger
Looks like the Iraqis are mounted something like a counter-offensive ...

This is the most constructively defensive move they've made so far, moving troops to block the US moves on Baghdad, on top of shooting down a helicopter and a jet in one night, killing at least...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Mar 2003, 10:28
Replies: 36
Views: 2,937
Posted By General Geiger
I've written a fair number of short stories. My...

I've written a fair number of short stories. My longest completed effort is twenty-five-thousand words long (quarter-novel-length), and I have two or three incomplete novel efforts that are longer.
...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Mar 2003, 20:28
Replies: 43
Views: 2,806
Posted By General Geiger
Good point. Stalingrad was a notable conflict...

Good point. Stalingrad was a notable conflict because so many people died under conventional weapons fire. Compare the Battle of Stalingrad to other, very bloody events: the dropping of the two...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Mar 2003, 11:27
Replies: 31
Views: 2,391
Posted By General Geiger
The US war on Iraq is intended to scare North...

The US war on Iraq is intended to scare North Korea into never attacking South Korea again.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Mar 2003, 11:24
Replies: 7
Views: 2,071
Posted By General Geiger
I will grudgingly confess you have a couple of...

I will grudgingly confess you have a couple of points here, thuogh they aren't really "conspiracy" theories as such; they're all well-known facts within academic circles.

"revenge" for 9/11 isn't...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Mar 2003, 11:15
Replies: 7
Views: 2,071
Posted By General Geiger
Have extended post somewhat.

Have extended post somewhat.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Mar 2003, 11:02
Replies: 7
Views: 2,071
Posted By General Geiger
The Ultimate Conspiracy?

The USA and Britain have never been able to supply good reasons why they're invading Iraq, have they? This is a simple fact. They're groping for reasons; there's no proof that Iraq has WoMD, or at...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Mar 2003, 10:22
Replies: 43
Views: 2,806
Posted By General Geiger
It'll be Mini Stalingrad, maybe a Grozny. A...

It'll be Mini Stalingrad, maybe a Grozny. A million people died at Stalingrad. You won't be able to compare the two. For lengthy, insanely bloody city-battles, Stalingrad will never have an equal....
Forum: General Discussions 28 Mar 2003, 10:17
Replies: 18
Views: 2,671
Posted By General Geiger
rofl

rofl
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2003, 21:39
Replies: 21
Views: 3,551
Posted By General Geiger
You're right,:p it's everything. He's Commander...

You're right,:p it's everything. He's Commander in Chief (CiC) of all the armed forces. In theory he could command them in battle. No US president has done that since 1815, however. It does provoke a...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2003, 21:11
Replies: 21
Views: 3,551
Posted By General Geiger
60 days.

60 days.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2003, 20:58
Replies: 21
Views: 3,551
Posted By General Geiger
You a lager or a bitter man?

You a lager or a bitter man?
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2003, 20:51
Replies: 21
Views: 3,551
Posted By General Geiger
No he wouldn't, at least not with his own...

No he wouldn't, at least not with his own country. He has overwhelming support on this matter in Congress. He would get support by a mile. The UN, though, as we've seen, is a totally different...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2003, 20:35
Replies: 21
Views: 3,551
Posted By General Geiger
Formal Declaration of War?

Where has this gone to as regards Iraq? Have formal declarations of war gone out of fashion? I appreciate that Bush is labelling this a "war on terror", and makes a point of hardly considering the...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2003, 20:04
Replies: 38
Views: 3,124
Posted By General Geiger
Well if I was a US or British soldier, I sure...

Well if I was a US or British soldier, I sure wouldn't want a bunch of people moping their heads off about my death; much better they go out thinking how interesting my sand-smothered internal organs...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2003, 15:58
Replies: 20
Views: 2,731
Posted By General Geiger
Re: Re: Re: Battle for Baghdad

What does iirc stand for?
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2003, 15:40
Replies: 20
Views: 2,731
Posted By General Geiger
Re: Re: Battle for Baghdad

If he isn't dead. Anything's on the cards right now. We don't even know whether Saddam is alive anymore, as per the airstrikes early this morning. No one knows anything. It's all confusion.

*gets...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2003, 15:38
Replies: 38
Views: 3,124
Posted By General Geiger
I know this question isn't adressed to me, but: ...

I know this question isn't adressed to me, but:

Obviously I'd rather slaughter didn't happen. However, if it does, then I'd like it to be interesting. Large explosions that kill many people are...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2003, 15:31
Replies: 20
Views: 2,731
Posted By General Geiger
lol.

lol.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2003, 15:30
Replies: 20
Views: 2,731
Posted By General Geiger
Your point is valid, though I feel needs a little...

Your point is valid, though I feel needs a little alteration. The vast majority of the Iraqi army has the option of simply surrendering to American or British forces; it's not cornered in this...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2003, 15:01
Replies: 20
Views: 2,731
Posted By General Geiger
With the "Hicks" quote. Certainly the SRG are...

With the "Hicks" quote. Certainly the SRG are simply regular people who'd rather not die. The point I'm making is that, as they're the people who have instigated Saddam's reign of legalised murder...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2003, 14:35
Replies: 20
Views: 2,731
Posted By General Geiger
I don't know. You're right about mass desertions,...

I don't know. You're right about mass desertions, especially of the regular soldiers, but the Republican Guard will be much harder to subdue; you can expect a lot of fighting with them. The Special...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2003, 14:23
Replies: 20
Views: 2,731
Posted By General Geiger
Battle for Baghdad

On a point of interest, it does look like the fight for Baghdad is going to be a battle worthy of naming. And maybe Tikrit as well. That's unless they want many, many dead civvies. This'll be a short...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2003, 14:12
Replies: 291
Views: 14,837
Posted By General Geiger
I haven't had time to read all of this. This is...

I haven't had time to read all of this. This is my feelings, and thoughts on the first 120-odd posts.

In terms of whether I'd have done the same thing - yes, I would have done, most certainly. If...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2003, 18:24
Replies: 45
Views: 4,016
Posted By General Geiger
Note the qualifier "perhaps". I'm amenable to...

Note the qualifier "perhaps". I'm amenable to opinion alteration on this one, though I'm inclined to say that, now at least, there's no point in further opposition. The people of the world have said...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2003, 18:20
Replies: 12
Views: 2,332
Posted By General Geiger
Two days ago it was Valentine's Day, and I got so...

Two days ago it was Valentine's Day, and I got so drunk there is a three-hour gap in my memory. It fades out about the time I was in a group of similarly loveless male drunks cheering on two lesbians...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2003, 17:27
Replies: 45
Views: 4,016
Posted By General Geiger
Far be it from me to argue the toss, but if the...

Far be it from me to argue the toss, but if the issue involves men - individuals who alone have a large impact on events - then don't they become a big enough part of the issue to be worth arguing...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2003, 11:00
Replies: 8
Views: 2,003
Posted By General Geiger
Something I found really funny.

Two days ago at school I was talking with a bunch of people, and one guy took out a camera and photographed a girl I know (who is actually highly attractive). I couldn't resist, and said, very...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Feb 2003, 23:02
Replies: 137
Views: 17,083
Posted By General Geiger
A few things to throw in: 1) There is a lake...

A few things to throw in:

1) There is a lake in Yellowstone. Just a random lake. It's slowly tipping up. This is constant with the idea of building lava pressure, pushing the ground upward until...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Feb 2003, 11:10
Replies: 137
Views: 17,083
Posted By General Geiger
'tis very true. I did AS Level Geography, and we...

'tis very true. I did AS Level Geography, and we did Yellowstone there. You're mostly right. Yellowstone is just about on time to blow, and has gone off regularly at 6 - 700,000 year intervals. We're...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Feb 2003, 00:08
Replies: 137
Views: 17,083
Posted By General Geiger
Yes. This is where our best hope lies for another...

Yes. This is where our best hope lies for another Apollo-esque boom in space development. Only this time it'll be the combined efforts of Russia, Europe and the USA - now a coalition with the ISS -...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Feb 2003, 22:45
Replies: 137
Views: 17,083
Posted By General Geiger
I didn't know that exact detail. Thanks. As...

I didn't know that exact detail. Thanks.

As goes shuttle replacement, the X-15 (is that what it's called? Correct me if I'm wrong) is turning out like another ISS - eating up the billions while...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Feb 2003, 21:53
Replies: 137
Views: 17,083
Posted By General Geiger
I'm not sure there's any need to replace...

I'm not sure there's any need to replace Columbia. Three shuttles plus Soviet aid will surely be sufficient to complete the ISS.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Feb 2003, 20:47
Replies: 137
Views: 17,083
Posted By General Geiger
So am I. I'm skeptical of NASAs whole policy -...

So am I. I'm skeptical of NASAs whole policy - the ISS, and the decision to go for the shuttle before that. However, one can only view the situations how it stands, rather than how one would like it...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Feb 2003, 19:04
Replies: 137
Views: 17,083
Posted By General Geiger
Incorrect. We could number them wrong. Yay for...

Incorrect. We could number them wrong. Yay for superstition!
Forum: General Discussions 2 Feb 2003, 18:39
Replies: 137
Views: 17,083
Posted By General Geiger
Also, I'm no statician, but even with such a...

Also, I'm no statician, but even with such a small sample, two disasters in 111 flights should make the odds of disaster-per-flight significantly less than one in a hundred, shouldn't it? I'm willing...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Feb 2003, 18:26
Replies: 137
Views: 17,083
Posted By General Geiger
On my first post here I indicated great...

On my first post here I indicated great pessimism. It would be like following Challenger, only worse; there would be a delay of several years before another shuttle flight went up. This would become...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Feb 2003, 23:35
Replies: 137
Views: 17,083
Posted By General Geiger
You misunderstand the context of the word "make"....

You misunderstand the context of the word "make". I mean GWB makes good speeches as in he is good at saying them, in public. There is some element for confusion, I appreciate, but really, you must be...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Feb 2003, 23:03
Replies: 137
Views: 17,083
Posted By General Geiger
Irrelevant as it is to the long term future of...

Irrelevant as it is to the long term future of man in space, Bush is indeed a brilliant speech maker. I will think of his words to the effect that this disaster will not stop development in space. I...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Feb 2003, 19:36
Replies: 137
Views: 17,083
Posted By General Geiger
As the more perceptive among you have noted,...

As the more perceptive among you have noted, while this is a terrible tragedy, its greater significance, in the longer term, is the detrimental impact it is likely to have on future manned...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jan 2003, 13:02
Replies: 19
Views: 2,313
Posted By General Geiger
So are there any substances more lethal than...

So are there any substances more lethal than ricin?

Have now been reading up on ricin. Apparently the problem with using it as a weapon is delivery. It has to be very pure to have an effect; a...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2003, 07:33
Replies: 19
Views: 2,313
Posted By General Geiger
Incidentally, a gram of ricin is apparently...

Incidentally, a gram of ricin is apparently sufficient to kill 36,000 people. A guy in the UK was assassinated by the Bulgarians (don't ask me why) a couple ofdecadesagousing ricin. The assassin used...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2003, 06:59
Replies: 19
Views: 2,313
Posted By General Geiger
Yeah, I was thinking . . . That must be what...

Yeah, I was thinking . . .

That must be what he meant. No one could be so f*cking illiterate as to spell "bomb" "bumb" twice in a sentence without meaning to. Could they?

Sandsnake:...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2003, 06:51
Replies: 19
Views: 2,313
Posted By General Geiger
A nuclear bumb?

A nuclear bumb?
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2003, 02:53
Replies: 19
Views: 2,313
Posted By General Geiger
Ricin - Terror - Al-Qaeda - US press

I'll start with a background for anyone from the US who isn't aware. Over the last couple of weeks there have been two series of arrests in which ricin, one of the deadliest substances known to man,...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2003, 22:16
Replies: 33
Views: 2,714
Posted By General Geiger
Re: Re: Re: Voting

First paragraph: I'll take your word for it, what with you being a native and all. I wasn't implying that you "all" go around throwing bombs at each other; just a minority large enough to give...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2003, 01:12
Replies: 33
Views: 2,714
Posted By General Geiger
Re: Voting

Firt paragraph: I agree with you, personally, if only for the change it would facilitate; it'd be interesting. First past the post, although being bloody unfair, does result in strong governments,...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Dec 2002, 23:56
Replies: 72
Views: 4,539
Posted By General Geiger
So are you suggesting that he should have done...

So are you suggesting that he should have done nothing? Do you think it would have been viable, following 9/11, to have not made some major military response? I don't follow your logic here - you...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Dec 2002, 17:58
Replies: 72
Views: 4,539
Posted By General Geiger
Re: I've been thinking

I'm afraid I haven't got time to read the wealth of interesting things that have doubtless been written over the course of this thread.

It is a fact that a significant number of American's go...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2002, 13:56
Replies: 15
Views: 3,475
Posted By General Geiger
But did you think that when you were sixteen? ...

But did you think that when you were sixteen?

Nostalgia is, inherently, subjectively retrospective.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Dec 2002, 00:43
Replies: 10
Views: 2,725
Posted By General Geiger
I don't believe you. But lol. And it's only...

I don't believe you. But lol.

And it's only old if you've already seen it.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Dec 2002, 12:03
Replies: 22
Views: 2,549
Posted By General Geiger
If these twatting forums are sold . . .

How much will it be worth? How much actual monetary value is placed on these boards? If the whole thing is auctioned then I appreciate that the price may be variable, but what would the going bid be...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Nov 2002, 14:48
Replies: 22
Views: 1,797
Posted By General Geiger
Re: I've found another way

Send to [email protected] please. There's something utterly f*cked with my PM systems.

Thanks.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Nov 2002, 14:41
Replies: 10
Views: 1,973
Posted By General Geiger
Yes. Keep them closed. Then learn to do it back....

Yes. Keep them closed. Then learn to do it back. It's all you can do. It'll take a few months, though. Look at people's lips.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Nov 2002, 12:01
Replies: 10
Views: 1,973
Posted By General Geiger
Lipreading

Are any of you aware how utterly it's possible to do this? It's possible to literally read someone's thoughts from across a room. Think: why is that guy on the other side of the room looking at you?...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Nov 2002, 15:19
Replies: 10
Views: 2,635
Posted By General Geiger
Yup. Bear in mind an average novel - two hundred...

Yup. Bear in mind an average novel - two hundred pages - is a hundred thousand words long. That's six A4 pages of text. Impressive for an email; short dissertation/long essay length.

What was it...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Nov 2002, 10:06
Replies: 2
Views: 2,112
Posted By General Geiger
So much fog!

Cars race out of it towards me like emerging spectres. The sun is a ruddy disk, easy to look at through the greyness, tendrils of visible mist scudding in front of it, lit by its pale gold light....
Forum: General Discussions 26 Nov 2002, 10:02
Replies: 8
Views: 2,571
Posted By General Geiger
"Let's get mind-rottingly drunk and then it will...

"Let's get mind-rottingly drunk and then it will be easier."
Forum: General Discussions 25 Nov 2002, 11:08
Replies: 24
Views: 2,379
Posted By General Geiger
I could do with a quick brandy.

I could do with a quick brandy.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Nov 2002, 11:07
Replies: 12
Views: 2,183
Posted By General Geiger
I'm off for a quick brandy.

I'm off for a quick brandy.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Nov 2002, 19:12
Replies: 10
Views: 2,400
Posted By General Geiger
I am just short of eighteen, and you're probably...

I am just short of eighteen, and you're probably right. You had no idea how old I am - I hate to run the Pretentious Little Sh*t line, but how could you use the term "early age" when you don't know...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Nov 2002, 16:21
Replies: 10
Views: 2,400
Posted By General Geiger
I'm at home now, and no. I'll happily email you a...

I'm at home now, and no. I'll happily email you a capfull, though. It's a nice big, deep cap.:)
Forum: General Discussions 21 Nov 2002, 10:05
Replies: 10
Views: 2,400
Posted By General Geiger
My disturbed problem.

I'm mangling myself through drink. I consumed a 35cl bottle of brandy yesterday, and am starting on a new one right now, at school.

Blah.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Nov 2002, 10:02
Replies: 68
Views: 7,678
Posted By General Geiger
Good God. You have my sympathies and I wish...

Good God.

You have my sympathies and I wish for this man's safe return, even though I don't know him personally, online. That's all I have to give. Sorry.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Nov 2002, 22:05
Replies: 7
Views: 2,838
Posted By General Geiger
I'm sorry, I don't understand. Is this some...

I'm sorry, I don't understand. Is this some private joke between the group of Galsweigan's who frequent these forums? If it is, could you please explain it in detail to this 'ere weedy southern nonce?
Forum: General Discussions 18 Nov 2002, 21:51
Replies: 7
Views: 2,838
Posted By General Geiger
Why would you want to spit on him? Don't you like...

Why would you want to spit on him? Don't you like him?
Forum: General Discussions 16 Nov 2002, 23:48
Replies: 18
Views: 2,831
Posted By General Geiger
Move my mouth. For the love of God, there's...

Move my mouth.

For the love of God, there's no way to stop it.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Nov 2002, 11:49
Replies: 82
Views: 8,006
Posted By General Geiger
I'll certainly try and find the time. Getting...

I'll certainly try and find the time. Getting randomly drunk with people I don't know is always a good move in my book.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Nov 2002, 19:25
Replies: 37
Views: 2,541
Posted By General Geiger
The Constitution is a toughie; Britain has what...

The Constitution is a toughie; Britain has what is commonly referred to as an "uncodified constitution" - note the small "c". It is not collated into one document. It is spread across innumerable...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Nov 2002, 15:52
Replies: 37
Views: 2,541
Posted By General Geiger
Re: Bush and Blair

In answer to this first question.

At current both Bush and Blair have immense domestic power. British Prime Minister's naturally have more power in home affairs than U.S. presidents, due to the...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Nov 2002, 11:17
Replies: 81
Views: 7,383
Posted By General Geiger
Which channel? I frequent #vampy in the...

Which channel?

I frequent #vampy in the evenings, GMT.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Nov 2002, 23:31
Replies: 81
Views: 7,383
Posted By General Geiger
Which channel?

Which channel?
Forum: General Discussions 6 Nov 2002, 19:08
Replies: 14
Views: 2,789
Posted By General Geiger
I fear I must join you. This cannot go on. We...

I fear I must join you. This cannot go on. We shall raise an army and take to the hills and woods, where we shall launch attacks against the dreaded forces of Snurx, at random, and vanish into the...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Nov 2002, 14:43
Replies: 6
Hey
Views: 2,015
Posted By General Geiger
Hey

What gives?
Forum: General Discussions 6 Nov 2002, 14:26
Replies: 6
Views: 2,190
Posted By General Geiger
It's absolutely bloody f*cking excellent, and I...

It's absolutely bloody f*cking excellent, and I have no idea.

STAY LOW AND KEEP MOVING
Forum: General Discussions 6 Nov 2002, 14:21
Replies: 14
Views: 2,789
Posted By General Geiger
Well they've been found out and are being...

Well they've been found out and are being prosecuted. This sort of thing happens. It happens over here, it happens over there, it happens in Europe, it happens in the USA, it happens everywhere. The...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2002, 00:15
Replies: 1
Views: 3,337
Posted By General Geiger
I feel like I've been run over by a bloody truck . . .

. . . and then beaten up by big blokes with baseball bats and kicked in the stomach repeatedly.

Had a hideous stomach bug all day; lost large amounts of fluid from every orifice I have. It's like...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2002, 00:09
Replies: 13
:/
Views: 2,603
Posted By General Geiger
I've always thought that it meant "Weird", in...

I've always thought that it meant "Weird", in whatever context it was intended. Alternatively, I've seen it used as a pseudo-sexual thing, when someone I know was trying to get me off her back.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Oct 2002, 20:28
Replies: 7
Hmm
Views: 2,007
Posted By General Geiger
http://pirate.planetarion.com/forum/showthread.php...

http://pirate.planetarion.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=152575

:)
Forum: General Discussions 30 Oct 2002, 20:22
Replies: 1
Views: 1,934
Posted By General Geiger
Woo.

This is a thread about threads about threads on internet discussion forums. Think Russian dolls, man!

Is there any point to them (threads about threads on internet discussion forums)? Do they...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Oct 2002, 15:09
Replies: 7
Hmm
Views: 2,007
Posted By General Geiger
Hmm

I want to write a thread about something, but I don't know what. Could people brainstorm me with ideas about what makes a good thread? I will try to combine all the ideas into one thread and then see...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Oct 2002, 14:52
Replies: 2
Views: 1,819
Posted By General Geiger
Thankyou. Not quite the sort of slaughtered I was...

Thankyou. Not quite the sort of slaughtered I was looking for, but it'll do right now.

Cheers.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Oct 2002, 14:11
Replies: 2
Views: 1,819
Posted By General Geiger
I need to get absolutely slaughtered.

Do you hear? Do you f*cking hear? I need to.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Oct 2002, 21:46
Replies: 46
Views: 3,999
Posted By General Geiger
BX Nerve Gas Used in Theatre Storming.

I'm sure I don't need to write a long introduction to this. The Russians, in storming the theatre in Moscow to rescue the civilians held captive there, released a nerve agent called "BX" into the...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Oct 2002, 21:37
Replies: 46
Views: 3,208
Posted By General Geiger
I concede that you are partially right. At the...

I concede that you are partially right. At the time I wrote that the full truth about that stuff hadn't been released, and I thought it must be some variant of chloroform, or something equally...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2002, 18:47
Replies: 46
Views: 3,208
Posted By General Geiger
Although, as I have indicated in Insane Badger's...

Although, as I have indicated in Insane Badger's thread, I am actually in support of the action the Chechen rebels have taken, I have to concede that on an immediate level the Russian's didn't have...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2002, 17:13
Replies: 130
Views: 8,263
Posted By General Geiger
If there was no good or obvious reason, I'd...

If there was no good or obvious reason, I'd consider it my mature duty to whine, to make sure no one else received similar treatment. So I guess you're right.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Oct 2002, 20:31
Replies: 130
Views: 8,263
Posted By General Geiger
Sunday8pm, for God's sake. I don't care if he's...

Sunday8pm, for God's sake. I don't care if he's already been I.P. banned, just do it again. Or find some other way to make his life marginally more unpleasant than it already is. I don't care what.
...
Forum: Roleplaying 8 Dec 2001, 16:28
Replies: 2,800
Views: 123,726
Posted By General Geiger
Seeing the SS Idiot land, Geiger dances up...

Seeing the SS Idiot land, Geiger dances up towards the airlock doorway delightedly, lit by the shifting floodlights around him. He stands there, jigging in tieme to the beat, waiting for the landing...
Forum: Roleplaying 7 Dec 2001, 21:06
Replies: 2,800
Views: 123,726
Posted By General Geiger
*Geiger feels that Ginge's last post was really,...

*Geiger feels that Ginge's last post was really, seriously cheating. Nevertheless he condescends to play along with it...*

Arriving on the disco moon, General Geiger drops his onions and heads...
Forum: Roleplaying 7 Dec 2001, 20:55
Replies: 2,800
Views: 123,726
Posted By General Geiger
Geiger cackles evilly. Soon his evil plans will...

Geiger cackles evilly. Soon his evil plans will be achieved, and there will be no planet leave for the crew of the SS Idiot...

Geiger is protected from Evil_Ginge's rewiring by the fact that he...
Forum: Roleplaying 7 Dec 2001, 19:54
Replies: 2,800
Views: 123,726
Posted By General Geiger
The pressure of TS-Midnight's words cause them to...

The pressure of TS-Midnight's words cause them to become reality and suddenly Geiger finds himself outside of the Munitions Bay, with no memory of every having been in there at all.

In front of...
Forum: Roleplaying 6 Dec 2001, 23:18
Replies: 2,800
Views: 123,726
Posted By General Geiger
Arriving in the munitions bay, Geiger empties his...

Arriving in the munitions bay, Geiger empties his sack of onions onto the floor. He plants explosive charges in each of them, and begins to lay out his schematics of the SS Idiot around him.

...
Forum: Roleplaying 4 Dec 2001, 23:22
Replies: 2,800
Views: 123,726
Posted By General Geiger
Recovering from walking into what is apparently a...

Recovering from walking into what is apparently a brick wall, Geiger turns around and runs back the other way, a little less exuberantly this time.

Upon reaching the Galley again, Geiger begins...
Forum: Roleplaying 4 Dec 2001, 00:30
Replies: 2,800
Views: 123,726
Posted By General Geiger
J-Kama-Ka-C, leaning down towards the onion, is...

J-Kama-Ka-C, leaning down towards the onion, is surprised when it blows up in his face, spraying him with powdery green stuff and making his eyes water. He is further surprised when, moments later,...
Forum: Roleplaying 2 Dec 2001, 01:34
Replies: 2,800
Views: 123,726
Posted By General Geiger
General Geiger comes aboard the Idiot via an...

General Geiger comes aboard the Idiot via an obscure ventilation shaft and drops to the floor, in a catlike manner. He hopes that this makes him look stealthy and secretive, but is largely unaware...
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