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Postby Shyal_malkes on Sat Dec 09, 2006 7:16 pm

*starts juggling chicken legs*
I still say the doctor did it....
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Postby Werekitty on Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:31 pm

Ack! I have suffered a crushing defeat!

Once more I was crushed by de feet!

Shall I offer you mint chocolate truffles so that you may spare my poor feline hide any more abuse?
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Postby Celidah the Bardess on Sun Dec 10, 2006 6:43 pm

Werekitty, I'm afraid you've once again failed to toe the line. *watches Werekitty spontaneously combust*

And sorry shyal, but your footing is just too shaky. *calls angry giant mother hen to come and devour shyal*
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Postby Canis_lupus on Sun Dec 10, 2006 7:05 pm

i will offer you a hot smooth bowl of fondue
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Postby Shyal_malkes on Sun Dec 10, 2006 8:33 pm

AAAACK!! a fox being attacked by a chicken!
I still say the doctor did it....
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Postby Werekitty on Sun Dec 10, 2006 9:13 pm

*stagers around, soot covered* This game's a blast! *THUD*
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Postby BrockthePaine on Mon Dec 11, 2006 7:29 am

Hmm, that totally ruins my hypothesis. I thought it was food-related or bribe-related, but that does not seem to be the case. I have one further hypothesis which shall be tested by the answer to Canis's post... I think I've picked up a pattern which may or may not be the rule...
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Postby Celidah the Bardess on Mon Dec 11, 2006 9:20 am

Canis_lupus wrote:i will offer you a hot smooth bowl of fondue


No, sorry, as much as I like fondue, I just can't do it. *Canus's head a splode*
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Postby Wanderwolf on Mon Dec 11, 2006 10:47 am

<crawls out from under the curtain>

Maybe you'll like this better... I'll do a funny dance!

<Ya ta ta, ya cha cha...>

Yours truly,

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Postby BrockthePaine on Mon Dec 11, 2006 11:14 am

Hmm. I guessed that would be the response. I have certainly found one pattern which links all the accepted posts, and excludes all the rejected posts: the accepted posts are all composed of one declarative sentence, properly punctuated, offering a bribe.
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Postby Celidah the Bardess on Mon Dec 11, 2006 12:45 pm

Oooo, Wander, sorry. You're a better dancer than you are a people-pleaser. *yanks off stage with shepherd's crook...and accidentally breaks Wander's neck*

Oops...aheh. :oops:

I'm going to give a half-hint-half-clarification: In Brock's first post, he broke up his outside-gameplay speculation and his entry into the game. Because he was specific, I counted only what he had labeled "The Game Post." Just making sure we're all clear on that.

Speaking of which, are you guessing the rule, Brock?
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Postby BrockthePaine on Mon Dec 11, 2006 1:15 pm

Sure, why not. What do I have to lose if I'm wrong? ...oh wait a second... :o

*checks for the nearest spawn point for reference* Okay. Let's go with that hypothesis then. At the very least we'll eliminate one possibility (and myself).

The post must have a complete (properly punctuated) declarative sentence.
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Postby Wanderwolf on Mon Dec 11, 2006 10:58 pm

Gack! Another bad break...

Well, that blows my theory out of the water. Next?
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Postby Celidah the Bardess on Tue Dec 12, 2006 12:01 pm

BrockthePaine wrote:Sure, why not. What do I have to lose if I'm wrong? ...oh wait a second... :o

*checks for the nearest spawn point for reference* Okay. Let's go with that hypothesis then. At the very least we'll eliminate one possibility (and myself).

The post must have a complete (properly punctuated) declarative sentence.


You have chosen...poorly.

*Brock turns into a skeleton and withers into dust...*
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Postby BrockthePaine on Tue Dec 12, 2006 12:05 pm

Ah, well. Learned what the rule is not, so that's progress.
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Postby Werekitty on Tue Dec 12, 2006 8:28 pm

I will offer some lovely mint chocolate candies, and hope for the best.
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Postby Celidah the Bardess on Fri Dec 15, 2006 4:14 pm

Yummy! The mint chocolate candies! *gobbles*

Oh, yeah. *waves dismissively* Ok, you get to live.
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Postby Werekitty on Fri Dec 15, 2006 8:55 pm

I will hypothesise that the rule is that the sentance has to be in future present tense.

I will also offer a brown sugar and cinnemon pop tart, to avoide manglation.
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Postby BrockthePaine on Fri Dec 15, 2006 9:29 pm

I can tell you that's not the rule, because Canis's offer of fondue wasn't accepted, and it would have been accepted under that rule.
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Postby Celidah the Bardess on Wed Dec 27, 2006 11:24 am

I'm back from Christmas celebrationage!

Sorry, Werekitty, Brock's right. *drops anvil on Werekitty's head*

Okay, now, two pages, no winners, I'll start giving hints.

My rule is STRICTLY textual. Look hard at your own words....
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