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« on: April 20, 2007, 08:09:59 AM »
from the bbc, here:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6574547.stm

getting adventure hooks from the news!  anyone else have good ones to share?

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« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2007, 01:18:26 PM »
Shades of the Marie Celeste, right down to the table being set for dinner...

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« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2007, 01:49:29 PM »
Quote from: beeber
from the bbc, here:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6574547.stm


I will have to run this...

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« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2007, 02:06:40 PM »
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I will have to run this...

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For reference... :D

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_Celeste

Whatever happens has to be cyclical, after all. :D

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« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2007, 02:18:55 PM »
Damn it Clash, now this will be stick in my mind for some time. I've got enough trouble with the SW game I'm currently running, the stuff I'm thinking about from JimBob's "What setting should I choose thread", my long in development Waterworld setting and a whole lot of other stuff...

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« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2007, 02:21:45 PM »
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Shades of the Marie Celeste, right down to the table being set for dinner...

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that's what got me, too.  where's the "library use" check to tie the two together?  :raise:

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« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2007, 03:57:47 PM »
What readers want to know is: Was there porn in an open window on the laptop?

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« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2007, 04:12:48 PM »
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Damn it Clash, now this will be stick in my mind for some time. I've got enough trouble with the SW game I'm currently running, the stuff I'm thinking about from JimBob's "What setting should I choose thread", my long in development Waterworld setting and a whole lot of other stuff...

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I'm bad like that. :D

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« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2007, 04:16:50 PM »
Duh, like that's not the Deep Ones coming out from beneath the reef at night and harvesting sacrifices for Mother Hydra...

Why won't the Australian authorities listen to reason?!? :tinfoil:
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« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2007, 03:52:39 AM »
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Duh, like that's not the Deep Ones coming out from beneath the reef at night and harvesting sacrifices for Mother Hydra...

Why won't the Australian authorities listen to reason?!? :tinfoil:


They've been infiltrated?

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« Reply #10 on: April 21, 2007, 09:42:53 AM »
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I will have to run this...

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« Reply #11 on: April 21, 2007, 10:36:24 AM »
that's killer!  more material for my CoC adventure this summer!  :D

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« Reply #12 on: April 21, 2007, 01:19:14 PM »
How about this? Could be an adventure of ancient Egyptians adventuring to the ends of the earth? Could be an ancient Egyptian colonial oppressor empire type of adventure with pre norse like barbarians under the thumb of RA. It could be a modern cold war adventure of subterfuge between competing spies burying intel in the open on the daily news. The pyramid could really be an ancient alien artifact... or the long buried temple of a thing that should not be.

I think this one speaks for itself. The tears of yog-sothoth.

How about this? I think something similar was used to explain what happened in 1632.

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« Reply #13 on: April 21, 2007, 01:21:00 PM »
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Don't forget about this.

You can hear the recording here.

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NOOOoooooo...damn you JongWK, I thought I could leave this idea...now not only does it go well with this "yacht" adventure it also goes well with other stuff...

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« Reply #14 on: April 21, 2007, 01:37:14 PM »
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Don't forget about this.

You can hear the recording here.

:fhtagn:


That is freaking Awesome, Jong! :D

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