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Author Topic: Uncle Ron Strikes Again: "the Fantasy Heartbreaker"  (Read 9754 times)

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Uncle Ron Strikes Again: "the Fantasy Heartbreaker"
« Reply #75 on: December 29, 2008, 05:25:31 pm »
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Bah, Remains of the End is set to use the innovative BRIDGE resolution system where players can set the stakes by bidding, nothing so random and gamey as Uno.
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« Reply #76 on: December 30, 2008, 12:05:42 am »
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Your mechanics intrigue me, where can I sign up for your newsletter?


You can read all about it way back here.  But I'm pretty sure you've seen it before - I think you suggested I switch to a superior Pinochle-based system.
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« Reply #77 on: December 31, 2008, 02:30:20 am »
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Hm. I always thought it was called critical and analytical thinking. You know, the ability to have and express a nuanced view of something.
From Uncle Ronny? This must be why he refuses to discuss his essays off his site, shuts down discussions of them on his own site, and never revises them. It's all that critical thinking he does which makes them UTTERLY PERFECT even though they're full of contradictions.

Of course, it could all be that we are just too dumb to comprehend the vastness of his brilliance. If the reader does not understand their writer, it's the reader's fault? Well then hoodglifop kanimble do weekiwiko nobnob. What's that? It made no sense? Never! That my words are incomprehensible is not my fault. You're just too stupid to understand the brilliance of my analysis.

Remember the keystone of my rpg theory is hoodglifop kanimble do weekiwiko nobnob. When you understand that, you will achieve the zen-like perfection required to enjoy Pundit's game, Gay Cowboys Eating Pudding. And if you didn't enjoy it, again there was something wrong with you.

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« Reply #78 on: December 31, 2008, 09:03:09 am »
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Remember the keystone of my rpg theory is hoodglifop kanimble do weekiwiko nobnob. When you understand that, you will achieve the zen-like perfection required to enjoy Pundit's game, Gay Cowboys Eating Pudding. And if you didn't enjoy it, again there was something wrong with you.
Gay Cowboys Eating Pudding was the original Gay Cowboys heartbreaker.  The pudding was far too derivative, but the eating bit was a dazzling diamond in all the groan-inducing rough.
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« Reply #79 on: December 31, 2008, 12:11:43 pm »
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Gay Cowboys Eating Pudding was the original Gay Cowboys heartbreaker.  The pudding was far too derivative, but the eating bit was a dazzling diamond in all the groan-inducing rough.


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« Reply #80 on: December 31, 2008, 12:42:46 pm »
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In some dark corner of the Intarwebz, a Moderator weeps.  His Name might be, if we were to name names, Cessna.

But I won't testify to that.
I am sure there are so many group or personal attacks in my capsule review of Gay Cowboys Eating Pudding, they wouldn't know where to start.
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« Reply #81 on: December 31, 2008, 01:06:09 pm »
I was referring to his self banning over exactly these jokes.  

Apparently, cowboys is an insulting stereotype for gays.  Who knew?
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« Reply #82 on: December 31, 2008, 01:30:17 pm »
Clearly, not the Gay Cowboys.

(I thought he was back in the saddle, so to speak.  When did this happen?)
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« Reply #83 on: December 31, 2008, 01:45:00 pm »
About the same time the RPGsite was founded, so... about two and a half? Three years ago?
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« Reply #84 on: December 31, 2008, 02:58:01 pm »
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About the same time the RPGsite was founded, so... about two and a half? Three years ago?
Ah, too many staff changes since then clouds my memory.
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« Reply #85 on: January 01, 2009, 06:54:30 am »
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If I am, then I'm not the first. Clarity is not his strong suit. That essay was barely coherent. I only read it more than once to protect E, and to stay on topic. If I read it again, I'll likely die of boredom.

When I started reading Forge articles, I thought it was my fault that I couldn't understand them. "Claudius, your English sucks!", I told myself. But when you see English native speakers experiencing the same problem, you realize it's not my English which sucks, it's the articles which sucks!

And yes, they're boring and lack substance. In short, pseudo-intellectual bullshit.
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