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Thursday, 23rd July 2015, 08:48

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New Background: Entrepeneur

Replies: 15

Views: 1055

Re: New Background: Entrepeneur

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Thursday, 23rd July 2015, 08:34

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Did unseen horrors get seriously upgraded?

Replies: 20

Views: 2191

Re: Did unseen horrors get seriously upgraded?

nobody, not even the rain, has such small hands

Wednesday, 22nd July 2015, 18:52

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Did unseen horrors get seriously upgraded?

Replies: 20

Views: 2191

Re: Did unseen horrors get seriously upgraded?

But then it is Crawl that wins...

Tuesday, 21st April 2015, 07:10

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New Tavern Challenge: Thank Streak

Replies: 24

Views: 3489

Re: New Tavern Challenge: Thank Streak

Who has roused me from my slumber?! I did, and you still didn't thank the post mentioning you! I mean sure, I was saying that you're an unreliable thanker, but that was only because I wasn't expecting you to see the thread! You're here now, you have to thank it! You woke me up. What do you expect?

Monday, 20th April 2015, 09:27

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: New Tavern Challenge: Thank Streak

Replies: 24

Views: 3489

Re: New Tavern Challenge: Thank Streak

Who has roused me from my slumber?!

Friday, 16th May 2014, 18:40

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP LoFi of Qazlal (Proceeding to end game)

Replies: 17

Views: 2123

Re: CiP LoFi of Qazlal (Now with a gong)

And what happened in Zot:5? I killed all the baddies and snagged the orb. In fact it was simpler than usual because I just waited in a narrow corridor near the lungs of the orb chamber and waited for baddies to appear in a slow trickle - which I found preferable to doing what i usually have to do, ...

Friday, 16th May 2014, 14:37

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Suicide cheese

Replies: 18

Views: 2432

Re: Suicide cheese

Nothing like trawling through old copies of the BMJ for weird cases...

Friday, 16th May 2014, 12:18

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP LoFi of Qazlal (Proceeding to end game)

Replies: 17

Views: 2123

Re: CiP LoFi of Qazlal (Now with a gong)

Fwiw* I wore the gong on my first ever win : bought it in a shop on D24 (this was back in the day...) and wore it through the rest of the dungeon and all through Zot. It was only a +6 shield back then so obviously it's been improved since then. * Of course it's not worth much, since a single instanc...

Friday, 16th May 2014, 08:22

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: fgsfds

Replies: 30

Views: 3534

Re: fgsfds

Hirsch I wrote:I lost the bet ... and had to clean the house wearing nothing but an apron.

The horror! The horror!

Friday, 16th May 2014, 08:18

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Why was bcadren's sprite thread locked?

Replies: 30

Views: 3693

Re: Why was bcadren's sprite thread locked?

vengefulcarrot wrote:
Confidence Interval wrote:
headcrab0803 wrote:what abilities would sir octopode form give you?

Speak posh, oppress workers, extract maximum surplus value from others' labour.


good synergy with gozag

God rename proposal: change Gozag to Miltonfriedman.

Friday, 16th May 2014, 08:15

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: rPois??

Replies: 18

Views: 2178

Re: rPois??

tedric wrote:You know the funny thing about the clustering illusion is that it is an illusion

This is not true. The clustering is real but there is no underlying reason for it. It is belief in such a reason that leads to the illusion that the clustering has occurred because of anything other than chance.

Friday, 16th May 2014, 08:09

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Suicide cheese

Replies: 18

Views: 2432

Re: Suicide cheese

sgrunt wrote:
cerebovssquire wrote:I expected a far more entertaining thread based on the title
Welcome, sgrunt the delicious cheese!
You are seized by a feeling of anomie.
You feel compelled to take your own life.
You die...

ftfy

Thursday, 15th May 2014, 14:12

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Why was bcadren's sprite thread locked?

Replies: 30

Views: 3693

Re: Why was bcadren's sprite thread locked?

headcrab0803 wrote:what abilities would sir octopode form give you?

Speak posh, oppress workers, extract maximum surplus value from others' labour.

Monday, 12th May 2014, 15:50

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: You fall through a shaft! ...now what?

Replies: 8

Views: 1612

You fall through a shaft! ...now what?

Does anyone have any general advice about what to do upon falling through a shaft trap? Sometimes it's fine and you can just scamper back up some nearby stairs, sometimes you're screwed because something big and scary is right next to you and whacks you straight away, and sometimes - probably the si...

Sunday, 11th May 2014, 16:41

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: So now that we have Gozag, where's Crawl Stock Market?

Replies: 7

Views: 1317

Re: So now that we have Gozag, where's Crawl Stock Market?

I heard that, even though Grimm has left, he saw this coming and made millions shorting kobolds.

Saturday, 10th May 2014, 20:59

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Gold aura for Gozag?

Replies: 16

Views: 2308

Re: Gold aura for Gozag?

Since this is the closest I can see to a Gozag thread: Has anyone else tried playing Gozag with a fast-metabolism race? I tried an OgHu of Gozag and it looked like I was going to have trouble playing a race that is usually dependent on chunks (since you don't get any). I died quickly because this se...

Saturday, 10th May 2014, 12:30

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Little Bit About Me

Replies: 21

Views: 2589

Re: Little Bit About Me

TehDruid wrote:I feel dirty.

Seems off topic. How long since you had a bath?

Thursday, 8th May 2014, 12:22

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: OgBe: Does this dress match my shoes?

Replies: 10

Views: 1511

Re: OgBe: Does this dress match my shoes?

duvessa wrote:what flavour is the pudding

Because for rice pudding you would demur but for rhubarb champagne blancmange you'd be in like Flynn?

Thursday, 8th May 2014, 12:19

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Midgame angst (DsBe)

Replies: 11

Views: 1448

Re: Midgame angst (DsBe)

Sounds like my experience so I'm glad it's not just me. I guess Elf 1 and 2 are probably OK, particularly if you have Trog to back you up. The only danger is being tempted down to Elf 3 for all the loot - while failing to consider all the nasties...

Thursday, 8th May 2014, 11:08

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Is snow Snow?

Replies: 7

Views: 976

Re: Is snow Snow?

Now this is more like it!

Thursday, 8th May 2014, 08:16

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Zin is a Hypocrit

Replies: 19

Views: 2218

Re: Zin is a Hypocrit

You make a weak case. You do not differentiate between intentions and outcomes. For example, compare giving someone money because they have none and you want to help them with giving someone money because you want to them to be in your debt. We might regard one of these things as charitable and &quo...

Wednesday, 7th May 2014, 15:40

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Ogres (and Trolls) Poll

Replies: 69

Views: 5847

Re: Ogres (and Trolls) Poll

WalkerBoh wrote:examples of how badly you play

Did I ever tell you about the time I began as a SpEn and then started worshipping Trog because I found an early altar?

Wednesday, 7th May 2014, 15:36

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Generic Brainstorming!

Replies: 2506

Views: 261161

Re: Generic Brainstorming!

CYC is no place for serious proposals.

Wednesday, 7th May 2014, 15:02

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP - 15 rune GrFi Evoker of Makhleb

Replies: 4

Views: 717

Re: YAVP - 15 rune GrFi Evoker of Makhleb

I've never had a character in which I trained up evocations; my melee-ers usually just don't do anything ranged (which is obviously a limitation). It is now clear to me that I missing a trick - and I can see how the combination with Makhleb adds to the fun.

Wednesday, 7th May 2014, 14:37

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP - 15 rune GrFi Evoker of Makhleb

Replies: 4

Views: 717

Re: YAVP - 15 rune GrFi Evoker of Makhleb

Congratulations! I've managed a spell-less 15-rune win before (also with a GrFi) but I've never cleared a zig that way. I guess the secret lies in your multiple rods and all those lamps of fire...

Well done!

Wednesday, 7th May 2014, 05:28

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Poll: Use of polls

Replies: 10

Views: 1333

Re: Poll: Use of polls

From what I've seen, the opinion of the average forum poster (myself included) is rather worthless when it comes to making an important design decision, so I say "No Polls!!" I'll go further: the message I've picked (from explicit statements by dpeg) is that most devs don't read the Taver...

Wednesday, 7th May 2014, 05:22

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: tavern people are secretly octopuses

Replies: 24

Views: 3049

Re: tavern people are secretly octopuses

I don't have a television and I live in the UK (where you can get TV without commercials) so I have missed out on that phenomenon.

Tuesday, 6th May 2014, 16:15

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: What are your gaming habits outside of Crawl?

Replies: 52

Views: 5688

Re: What are your gaming habits outside of Crawl?

Laraso wrote:
Hirsch I wrote:711,000

No, I think he meant 711 of them - very exactly so, in fact.

Tuesday, 6th May 2014, 13:32

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Midgame angst (DsBe)

Replies: 11

Views: 1448

Re: Midgame angst (DsBe)

Thanks for taking the time to do that. Obviously, despite my protestations about proceeding with caution, I am not doing that sufficiently. I will rest more carefully in future!

Tuesday, 6th May 2014, 10:10

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Midgame angst (DsBe)

Replies: 11

Views: 1448

Re: Midgame angst (DsBe)

Thanks for your comments. I got minced on Snake 1. I've several times now had the experience of feeling a mid-game character is insufficiently strong to proceed and getting killed soon after. Leaving aside issues around self-fulfilling prophecies, does anyone have any comments about what to do in su...

Tuesday, 6th May 2014, 09:44

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: What are your gaming habits outside of Crawl?

Replies: 52

Views: 5688

Re: What are your gaming habits outside of Crawl?

Knight9910 wrote:Take it from those who have graduated college only to find that our degrees don't mean jack shit.

In contrast, I worked hard at college and I have a very good job. No family connections involved. Go figure.

Monday, 5th May 2014, 17:47

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: tavern people are secretly octopuses

Replies: 24

Views: 3049

Re: tavern people are secretly octopuses

I watch quite a few kids' shows but have not yet watched that one.

Monday, 5th May 2014, 17:06

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: The ranged_combat branch has landed

Replies: 27

Views: 3273

Re: The ranged_combat branch has landed

TehDruid wrote:
Confidence Interval wrote:
Hirsch I wrote:an ogre stoner with ass a big should pretty decent do damage in a melee.

Ftfy

Ftftfy

That's gotta hurt.

Monday, 5th May 2014, 16:17

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: The ranged_combat branch has landed

Replies: 27

Views: 3273

Re: The ranged_combat branch has landed

Hirsch I wrote:an ogre with a big stone ass should do a pretty decent damage in melee.

Ftfy

Monday, 5th May 2014, 16:16

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: tavern people are secretly octopuses

Replies: 24

Views: 3049

Re: tavern people are secretly octopuses

Who/what is that?

Monday, 5th May 2014, 16:15

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: God Proposal: The Duality (2)

Replies: 20

Views: 1605

Re: God Proposal: The Duality (2)

Strange Case of Dr Bcadren and Mr Duvessa

Monday, 5th May 2014, 16:13

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: tavern people are secretly octopuses

Replies: 24

Views: 3049

Re: tavern people are secretly octopuses

I'm a squid. Squid are underrepresented in Crawl. I demand equality!

Monday, 5th May 2014, 16:11

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: What are your gaming habits outside of Crawl?

Replies: 52

Views: 5688

Re: What are your gaming habits outside of Crawl?

There is no game but Crawl. I play only Crawl.

Monday, 5th May 2014, 12:11

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Midgame angst (DsBe)

Replies: 11

Views: 1448

Midgame angst (DsBe)

More than once recently I've reached a point in the midgame, before tackling any of the rune branches, where I am concerned my character is not strong but there seems little option but to go on into more difficult areas. In my current game I've finished D up to 15, Lair and Orc. The usual next steps...

Tuesday, 29th April 2014, 13:31

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: YASD???

Replies: 13

Views: 1302

Re: YASD???

Hirsch I wrote:confint strikes again, bringing the gloom of pedantry and sophistry to the heights of CYC

ftfy

Tuesday, 29th April 2014, 10:31

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: YASD???

Replies: 13

Views: 1302

Re: YASD???

Here is your assigned reading for this week. ;)

Tuesday, 29th April 2014, 10:19

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: YASD???

Replies: 13

Views: 1302

Re: YASD???

No offence meant, presuming it was you to whom this happened, but I would say that that is pretty stupid.

Tuesday, 29th April 2014, 07:11

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Random Stupid Ideas

Replies: 10

Views: 1132

Re: Random Stupid Ideas

There has also been more discussion than you might expect of durians.

Friday, 25th April 2014, 10:04

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Life has a weird way of turning out

Replies: 47

Views: 8211

Re: Life has a weird way of turning out

cerebovssquire wrote:Image

I'm sorry to say this but you've aged a lot, CS.

Friday, 25th April 2014, 08:37

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Align the Gods, D&D Style

Replies: 21

Views: 3286

Re: Align the Gods, D&D Style

I can imagine a paladin filled with righteous wrath charging towards his enemy. this does not make him less lawful good, DnD-wise. I'm not imagining a virtuous paladin, I'm imagining a bunch of ugly orcs. I don't think the comparison is apt. [edit] why do I keep putting a extra m in imagine? I can'...

Friday, 25th April 2014, 08:14

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Align the Gods, D&D Style

Replies: 21

Views: 3286

Re: Align the Gods, D&D Style

Going into a battle rage is not orderly or lawful.

Friday, 25th April 2014, 08:13

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Life has a weird way of turning out

Replies: 47

Views: 8211

Re: Life has a weird way of turning out

Tawdry wrote:Every night before going

Did you mean going or coming?

Thursday, 24th April 2014, 07:57

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Ideal extended

Replies: 13

Views: 1871

Re: Ideal extended

Gotta love a good vajatang.

Thursday, 24th April 2014, 07:56

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Descending to D:15...

Replies: 29

Views: 4454

Re: Descending to D:15...

Well I don't want to go into statistics very deeply, but it might be worth noting that the sample size of 0.14-a is roughly 10 times that of 0.9-a and 5 times that of 0.11-a, so I'm not sure how telling those are. What's important in terms of our interpretation is not the sample size nor even the s...
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