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Re: Things That Annoy You
« Reply #10680 on: July 16, 2018, 10:21:56 pm »
Sounds like you need to read my book, Calming Your Cornhole.  If anything, I'm more dissing Nintendo.
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« Reply #10681 on: July 16, 2018, 10:44:55 pm »
I managed to burn the knuckles on both thumbs. Fuck that hurts.
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Re: Things That Annoy You
« Reply #10682 on: July 17, 2018, 04:07:42 pm »
Sounds like you need to read my book, Calming Your Cornhole.  If anything, I'm more dissing Nintendo.

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Re: Things That Annoy You
« Reply #10683 on: July 21, 2018, 08:03:36 am »
Elon Musk worship. The guy does nothing but spout bullshit and yet people never fail to lap it up. It's ridiculous.

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« Reply #10684 on: July 21, 2018, 10:54:52 am »
Being totally fair, he does do a lot of awesome things to try and make tech more environmentally friendly.  But, yeah, just because he's done good doesn't mean he ain't capable of being a complete dumbass.
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Re: Things That Annoy You
« Reply #10685 on: July 23, 2018, 10:53:09 pm »
Playing a indie RPG and it freezes and crashes midway through a quest, and that was the ONE quest I really wanted to do.   Arrrrrgh.

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Re: Things That Annoy You
« Reply #10686 on: July 24, 2018, 01:44:02 am »
Barrier change bosses. Just fuck you Satan. Its not like I wanted to win against you that much.
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« Reply #10687 on: August 04, 2018, 03:16:18 pm »
Being suspended for 2 days from work because people are sick of your attitude but can't seem to make the connection that you get attitude because you have attitude.

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Re: Things That Annoy You
« Reply #10688 on: August 10, 2018, 08:13:13 am »
When people argue that because something wasn't true in history, it can't be in fiction either. Even in fantasy.

...And it's not even the big things, they'll accept dragons and daemons and guys with swords that weigh twice their own weight but show them potatoes in LOTR and they'll start creaming about anachronisms, show them women on battlefield and they'll cry about feminists ruining everything ...apparently just seeing horses of the wrong breed will set them off on a rant on how you are bad-wrong if your fantasy world with elves has horse breeds that weren't seen in Europe during medieval period.

Guys, there's a difference between historical fiction and fantasy.
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« Reply #10689 on: August 10, 2018, 03:32:51 pm »
What's even more fun is the ones who are fine with potatoes and varying horse breeds, but show them one woman fighter or one person with skin darker than paper, and they start absolutely screaming.
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Re: Things That Annoy You
« Reply #10690 on: August 10, 2018, 04:00:52 pm »
What's even more fun is the ones who are fine with potatoes and varying horse breeds, but show them one woman fighter or one person with skin darker than paper, and they start absolutely screaming.

To be fair, no woman anywhere knows how to fight, all women exist solely for babies and cleaning, and fantasy is supposed to be about _white_ people, damn it.

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« Reply #10691 on: August 10, 2018, 04:34:49 pm »
I did mention women on battlefield as it seems to upset a lot of people.
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« Reply #10692 on: August 10, 2018, 08:18:28 pm »
Of course, the seminal work of Western fantasy has a woman killing one of the main antagonists, so...
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Re: Things That Annoy You
« Reply #10693 on: August 11, 2018, 05:49:43 am »
And we have examples of women fighting in wars. More commonly now than centuries ago but seeing someone go "it is biologically impossible for women to be soldiers" is just ridiculous when we actually have real world examples that prove otherwise.

For God's sake, we have proof of children fighting in wars (though most people would prefer to end that practice.)
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Re: Things That Annoy You
« Reply #10694 on: August 12, 2018, 07:16:31 pm »
And we have examples of women fighting in wars. More commonly now than centuries ago but seeing someone go "it is biologically impossible for women to be soldiers" is just ridiculous when we actually have real world examples that prove otherwise.

For God's sake, we have proof of children fighting in wars (though most people would prefer to end that practice.)

I thought that they loved Child soldiers because they haven't yet developed a moral framework. I thought that was one of the reasons that Janissarys were particularly badass.