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« on: December 11, 2008, 12:19:18 AM »

We recorded this bonus episode tonight (bonus means that there wasn't as much planning and won't be a ton of editing). 

We have a pretty big list of gift ideas for the special geek in your life but let's start throwing out what you are hoping for or what you are getting that special someone.  What gifts make gaming geeks happy?
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« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2008, 08:45:21 AM »

This isn't coming out today as I unexpectedly had no power for a few days and the episode is on my desktop and I had no way to transfer it to my laptop.  I'm hoping tomorrow or Wed.
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« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2008, 02:25:46 PM »

What gifts make gaming geeks happy?

Batman: The Complete Animated Series
http://www.amazon.com/Batman-Complete-Animated-Kevin-Conroy/dp/B001CTXUTQ/ref=pd_bbs_sr_2?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1229628292&sr=8-2
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« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2008, 02:46:33 PM »

What gifts make gaming geeks happy?

Batman: The Complete Animated Series


I have the individual boxes and I -still- want that set. Same with Deadwood.

Firefly on blu-ray was my #1 wannit list. Managed to get it barely-used and dirt-cheap, which was SWEET.
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« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2008, 03:08:50 PM »

I thought I was going to have my knee surgery for Christmas, but there are some problems with my insurance.
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« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2008, 11:31:40 PM »

The episode is up- finally!  The loss of electricity hit me hard!

Some good ideas in here.  Some funny shit too.  Listen with caution!  And a credit card!
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« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2008, 12:37:17 AM »

There are days I wonder why I follow the links you people post sometimes.

Also, asking me for fanfic is a terrible idea.  Because I have read lots and lots of fanfic.  And lots and lots of slashfic.  And am really, really not busy for the next four weeks.  Anyway, show notes as I listen along.
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« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2008, 12:42:20 AM »

Best. Christmas Present. Ever

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« Reply #9 on: December 19, 2008, 01:13:22 AM »

Fine.  I will write one fanfic, and one terrible, terrible pornfic.

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Judaism is on a lunar calendar, losers.

Meg, you are +1 Awesome for saying "duh" to the SW Trilogy thing.  Also, if you need geeky shirts, seriously.  Thinkgeek.com.  With the exception of my family, everyone on my list got Thinkgeek stuff, and most of them got apparel.

Also, I can think of three reasons off the top of my head why you'd keep your shirt on during a blowjob.

Safety pins ARE awesome!

...Slow, lingering hug > dice.

You forget binders.  Sturdy binders with good designs?

Speaking of which, there's a really cool thing you can make for (I THINK) under $10.  Spell cards are really annoying to lay out, so what you can do is take a binder and put in a bunch of the pages that currency collectors use.  Then you put the spell cards in those pockets.  (You could also use the standard trading card pockets, but those are a little small IMO.)

...Meg, I would totally redeem a coupon for a Meg-hug.  (NOTE: THIS WOULD BE A GOOD GIFT FOR THIS LISTENER.)

You HAVE a soundboard.  This is more than some theatres I've worked in have.

I'm shocked you didn't mention more books in the $10 or less part.  Cheap paperbacks are about $8, and that includes pretty much anything by Neil Gaiman or Terry Pratchett.

By the way, save yourself a buck or two on name books and go to behindthename.com.  Really.

...So I zoned for a moment to go do something else, and I hear "GRAB THAT DICK IT'S YOURS BITCH!" "Oh!"  I'm... pretty glad I knew the context, sorta.

I agree that not playing games is no fun.  I was going to say something else, but I forgot.  Also, seriously?  Why the fuck do people say "Tarje?"

...How the hell do you not know what "round robin" and "ladder" mean?  Oh, good, at least SOMEONE does.

I would also like to know how you get the first type of B&P match at the next convention.

I was literally thinking the "weird shit" line as you said it.

...Okay, maybe YOU do the humping thing, Meg...

I am absolutely certain that sex coupons are illHOLY SHIT THOSE ARE ON THE WEBSITE?!  Oh, I guess you guys saw the illegal thing too.  Also, WHY are you not giving away sex?

You all of all people should know that sex is best when it involves whaling.  With, like, ropes or whips or something.

You read it somewhere. Suuuuuuuuuuure.

Sex swings also look really damn uncomfortable.  Especially like the polyester ones.

Cate Blanchett would totally be.  See ESotSM.  No, I tell a lie, that's WINSLET.

It could be a crossover fic.  ....Which both of mine will be.  Also, there will be a a mossy cleft.  Just for you.

Unfortunately, a black vagina is pretty much like a white vagina.
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« Reply #10 on: December 19, 2008, 03:26:06 AM »

Where do we send the Christmas cards to ?
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« Reply #11 on: December 19, 2008, 03:34:25 AM »

Havent listened yet, but inspired by the idea, here's some inevitable links.  I get asked for shopping links every year, and I havent audited these in a while so hopefully they havent gone bad or poofed.


Art and Knick Knacks
3d Foil Art http://www.3dfoilart.com/
A to Z Gifts http://atozgifts.zoovy.com/
All Posters http://www.allposters.com/
Anthony's Collectibles http://www.anthonysnyder.com/
Art International Wholesale http://www.artinternationalwholesale.com/
Art Prints HQ http://www.artprintshq.com/
Art.com http://www.art.com/
Artelino http://www.artelino.com/
Artists UK http://www.artistsuk.co.uk/
Bahti Indian Art http://www.bahti.com/
Ballistic Publishing http://www.ballisticpublishing.com/
Beadaroo http://www.beadaroo.com/
Bleeding Edge http://www.begoths.com/
Blue Line Pro http://www.bluelinepro.com/
Bowen Designs http://www.bowendesigns.com/
Browser's Fantasy Art http://www.browsersfantasyart.com/
Chimera Publishing http://www.syntheverse.com/
Choice Gallery http://www.choicegallery.co.uk/
Design Studio Press http://www.designstudiopress.com/
Dragonmaker http://dragonmakeronline.com/index.html
Dreamstone Fantasy http://www.dreamstone.com.au/
Earthenwood Studio http://mywebpages.comcast.net/clukacs107879MI/
Ellen Million Graphics http://www.ellenmilliongraphics.com/
Enchanted Faeries http://www.enchanted.co.uk/
Enchanted Realm Studio http://www.enchantedrealmstudio.com/index.html
Eyebalm http://eyebalm.com/home.html
Faerie prints http://www.faerieprints.com/
Four Horsemen http://www.fourhorsemen.biz/
GalleryDirectArt http://www.gallerydirectart.com/index.html
Goblin Art http://www.goblinart.com/
Gossamer Glen http://www.gossamerglen.com/
Graphaids http://www.graphaids.com/
Graphic Collectibles http://www.graphiccollectibles.com/catalog/
Griffins Grove http://www.griffinsgrove.com/
Illustration House http://www.illustration-house.com/
Lightspeed Fine Arts http://www.lightspeedfineart.com/
Magical Fire http://www.magicalfire.com/
Mikemart http://www.mikemart.com/
Moore Creations Busts and Models of famous comic and movie characters http://www.moorecreations.com/
Painted Rocks http://www.surfwiz.com/paintedrocks.htm
Park Studio Gallery http://www.parkstudio.net/
Pearl art supplies http://www.pearlpaint.com/
Postermania West http://www.postermaniawest.com/storefrontprofiles/default.aspx?sfid=63090
The Cat Gallery http://www.thecatgallery.com/index.html
The Crafts Emporium http://www.eastplaza.com/crafts/
The Faery Shop http://www.faeryshop.com/
The Fantasy Gallery http://www.fantasygallery.com/store/comersus_dynamicindex.asp
Ultrecht Art Supplies http://www.utrechtart.com/
Vintage Prints http://www.vintageprints.com/products.php?catid=1007
Wind Wolf Studios paintings, tee-shirts, feather paintings http://www.dancingwolf.com/
WowArt http://www.wow-art.com/



HOT SAUCE
Allingtons.com http://www.allingtons.com/Request.shtml
Arizona Gunslinger http://www.arizonagunslinger.com/
Ass Kickin http://asskickin.com/
Bailey Farms http://www.baileyfarmsinc.com/index.asp
Blind Betty's http://stjohnlinks.com/Food/Blind_Betty/index.html
Burn Me Good.com http://www.burnmegood.com/chile-peppers.html
CaJohns Fiery Foods http://www.cajohns.com/
Dave's Gourmet http://www.davesgourmet.com/
Extreme Food http://extremefood.com/index.php
Fiery Pepper dot com http://www.fierypepper.com/hs.html
Figueroa Brothers http://www.melindas.com/contact.html
Firegirl.com http://www.firegirl.com/
Firey Foods http://www.fiery-foods.com/
Gecko Gary's beware popups http://www.geckogarys.com/
Gib's Bottled Hell http://www.bottledhell.com/cgi-bin/store/agora.cgi?/
Gourmet Mike's http://www.gourmetmikes.com/
Guzmans Gourmet Salsa http://www.guzmans.com/
Habby Habanero's http://www.habbys.net/
Half Moon Bay Trading Company http://www.halfmoonbaytrading.com/
Hoboken Eddie's http://www.hobokeneddies.com/
Hot Concepts http://www.hotconcepts.com/
Hot Headz http://www.hot-headz.com/
Hot Licks http://www.2hotlicks.com/index.html
Hot Mama's http://www.hotmamasfoods.biz/recipes.html
Hot Sauce Cyberlog http://www.fire-spice.com/fire-spice/67category.html
Jot Products http://jotproducts.homestead.com/
Judicial Flavors Hot Sauce http://www.judicialflavors.com/
Mac's Hot Sauce http://www.macshotsauce.com
Mo Hotta Mo Betta http://www.mohotta.com/
Native Treasures http://www.native-treasures.com/
Paula's Pepper Jelly http://www.paulaspepperjelly.com/
Pepper Fool http://www.pepperfool.com/index.html
Peppers of Key West http://peppersofkeywest.com/
Peppers.com http://peppers.com/
Pete's Hydro Hot http://www.peteshydrohot.com/
Planet Hot http://www.planethot.com/
Pyro Diablo http://www.pyrodiablo.com/index.htm
Pyropepper http://pyropepper.com/
Religious Experience http://www.thewrath.com
Salsa Express http://www.salsaexpress.com/
Salsa Kiss http://www.salsakiss.com/
Sam McGee's http://www.sammcgees.com/
Sambet's Cajun and Fiery Foods http://www.sambets.com/
Superbly Southwestern http://www.hotchile.com/
Sutton's Bay Trading Company http://www.suttonsbaytrading.com/
Suzie Hot Sauce http://www.suziehotsauce.com/shc.html
Sweet Agony http://www.ecognizant.net/sweetagony/index.tcl
Tabasco http://www.tabasco.com/main.cfm
Tack Sauce http://www.tacksauce.com/?nav=home
The Great American Spice Company http://www.americanspice.com/catalog/search.html?SEARCH=31&WORDS=chili
The Jalapeno Cafe http://www.jalapenocafe.com/
The Salsa Store http://www.salsastore.com/
The Sweat Shop http://www.thesweatshop.com
W. O. Hesperus Company http://www.wohesperus.com/cgi-local/site.cgi?page=main



MISCELLANEOUS WEIRDNESS

Aliens Collection http://www.alienscollection.com/index.html
Amberica West http://www.ambericawest.com/
American Science Surplus http://www.sciplus.com/
Animal Den http://www.animalden.com/
Anything Left-Handed http://www.anythingleft-handed.co.uk/
Archie McPhee http://www.mcphee.com/
Arkham House http://www.arkhamhouse.com/
Arkham Studios http://www.arkham-studios.com/
Armaverse http://www.armaverse.com/
Australia Fare http://www.australia-fare.com/
Begoths http://www.begoths.com/
Black Death Books http://www.khpindustries.com/
Book Finder 4u http://www.bookfinder4u.com/
Borderlands Press http://www.borderlandspress.com/
Bounty Hardware http://www.bountyhardware.com/
Bug Biting Plants http://www.bugbitingplants.com/
Build A Bow http://buildabow.com/
BuyKaiju http://www.buykaiju.com/
CM Studios http://www.cmstudio.com/
ChibiGoji Toys http://www.chibigojitoys.com/
Chrysalis Books http://www.chrysalisbooks.co.uk/home.jsp
ClearBags http://www.clearbags.com/
Club Tokyo Kaiju stuff http://www.clubtokyo.org/
Comic Books etc. http://www.comicbooksetc.com/
Cool Jewels http://storm.prohosting.com/byjewel/
Coveside Conservation Products http://www.coveside.com/default.asp
Creative Labels Plus http://creativelabelsplus.com/
Custom Creature Taxidermy Art http://www.customcreaturetaxidermy.com/
Cyberhaunt all things halloween http://www.cyberhaunt.com/index.html
Dagon Industries http://www.dagonindustries.com/
Dan Perez Studios http://www.danperezstudios.com/
Dancing Dragon http://www.dancing-dragon.com
Dandalf the Dragon http://www.dandalf.com/
Dark Carnival Books http://www.darkcarnival.com/
Dark Star http://www.darkstar-scifi.com/home.php
Decal Junky http://www.decaljunky.com/
Design Studio Press http://www.designstudiopress.com/index.php
Destroy All Planets http://www.destroyallplanets.com/
Diamond Willow has a lot of links too http://www.sticksite.com/
Dinosaur Art and Modeling http://www.indyrad.iupui.edu/public/jrafert/dinoart.html
Discontinued Item http://www.discontinueditem.com/
Dog Hause http://www.doghause.com/
Doug Rowell http://www.carverdoug.com/index.html
Dreamweaver Studios http://www.dreamweaverstudios.net/
Eccentric Genius http://www.eccentricgenius.ca/frameset.htm
Ed Roman Guitars http://www.edromanguitars.com/index.html
Eerie Stuff http://www.eeriestuff.com/
Eightball Studios http://www.eightball-studios.com/
Electric Tiki Design http://www.electrictiki.com/
Enchanted Leaves http://www.enchantedleaves.com/
Extinctions http://www.extinctions.com/
Eyescream Jewelry http://www.eyescreamjewelry.com/
Faerywoods http://www.faerywoods.com/
Farmhouse Lane http://www.farmhouselane.com/
Fellowship Foundry Pewtersmiths http://www.fellowshipfoundry.com/
Forbidden Planet http://www.forbiddenplanetstore.com/
Forbidden Planet International http://www.forbiddenplanet.co.uk/
Free Land of Fantasy http://landfantasy.free.fr/
Gadget Universe http://www.strongidea.com/
Gadgetshop http://www.thegadgetshop.com/pws/Home.ice
Gifts of the World http://www.giftsoftheworld.com/Default.htm
Guu Media http://guumedia.com/
Heresy House http://www.heresyhouse.com/
High Spots http://www.highspots.com/index.asp
High Spots http://highspots.com/www/stores_app/index.asp
Hobby Link Japan http://www.hlj.com/index.html
House of Monsters http://www.thehouseofmonsters.com/index2.html
I Want One of Those http://www.iwantoneofthose.com/
Icefalcon Armoury http://www.icefalcon.com/
Image Anime http://matrixcollectibles.site.yahoo.com/index.html
Just NikNaks http://www.justniknaks.com/
Khepri http://www.khepri.com/
Kid Robot http://www.kidrobot.com/
Kittycat Black http://www.kittycatblack.com/
Koala Express http://www.koalaexpress.com.au/default.htm
Krentz Presents http://www.krentzpresentz.com/
Land of Myth and Not http://www.landofmyth.com/
Latterman.com http://www.latterman.com/glass/
Link and Pin Hobbies http://www.linkandpinhobbies.com/
Love That Cat http://www.lovethatcat.com/index.html
MP3.com http://www.mp3.com/
Maps.com http://www.maps.com/
Maskarade http://www.themaskstore.com/
Menagerie Productions http://www.menagerieproductions.com/index.html
Metropolis Mail Order industrial music http://www.industrial-music.com/
Mineral Miners http://www.mineralminers.com/index.htm
Monsterland Toys http://www.monsterlandtoys.com/
Monsters In Motion http://www.monstersinmotion.com/catalog/index.php
Monstrous http://www.monstrous.com/
Monstrous Movie Recordings http://www.mmmrecordings.com/
Morbid Curiosities http://morbidcuriosities.net/
My Pet Skeleton http://www.mypetskeleton.com/
Natural Point http://www.naturalpoint.com/
Neo Kaiju http://neokaiju.com/
Novaspace Galleries http://www.novaspace.com/
One and Only Dolls http://www.oneandonlydolls.com/
Orbit Books http://www.orbitbooks.co.uk/
Paleocraft Resin Model Kits http://www.paleocraft.com/index.html
Parrish Relics http://www.parrishrelics.com/
Peter Stone http://www.peterstone.com/mainps.html
Pigasus Press http://www.pigasuspress.co.uk/
Plan B Toys http://www.plan-btoys.com/
Prank Place http://www.prankplace.com/index.htm
Price Tool http://www.pricetool.com/
Pullip Parade http://www.pullipparade.com/
Raven Images http://www.ravenimages.com/
Really Cool Toys http://www.reallycooltoys.com/newsa.html
Record Finders http://www.recordfinders.com/
Rock America http://www.rockamerica.com/
SOTA Toys http://www.sotatoys.com/
Scary Cat Studios http://www.scarycatstudio.com/newsite/flash2.html
Search Beat beware popup http://www.searchbeat.com/
Shelter Online http://www.shelterpub.com/index.html
Shining Moon Creations http://www.shiningmoon.com/
Shocklines http://store.yahoo.net/shocklines/index.html
ShopTheNet http://www.shopthenet.org/
Skulls Unlimited http://www.skullsunlimited.com/
Soap Crafters free recipes http://www.soapcrafters.com/index.html
Spirit of Varramunua http://www.uniquebirthdaygiftsideasformen.com/
Spy Stuff http://www.spystuff.com/
Strangeco http://www.strangeco.com/
Stuffe and Nonsense http://www.stuffemal.com/index.html
Swapsale http://www.swapsale.com/
Sweatyfrog http://www.sweatyfrog.com/
Swords n' Stuff http://www.swords-n-stuff.com/map-menu.html
Tank Chair http://www.tankchair.com
Tanks For Sale http://www.tanksforsale.co.uk/
The Bone Room http://www.boneroom.com/
The Book Palace http://www.bookpalace.com/
The Chemistry Store http://www.chemistrystore.com/
The Skeleton's Closet http://www.theskeletonscloset.com/
The Vintage Library http://www.vintagelibrary.com/index.cfm
Therri Moore Designs http://www.therrimooredesigns.com/
Things You Never Knew Existed http://www.thingsyouneverknew.com/website/aspfiles/home.asp
Toyosaurus http://www.toyosaurus.com/dinosaur_toys.php
Truffle Shuffle http://truffleshuffle.co.uk/store/
Uncommon Adornments Celtic themed jewelry http://www.uncommonadornments.com/
War on Terror Boardgame http://www.waronterrortheboardgame.com/
Weeping Willow Designs http://www.missanthropy.com/
What On Earth http://www.whatonearthcatalog.com/
Where on Earth http://tellmewhereonearth.com/
Wicked Cool Stuff http://www.wickedcoolstuff.com/index.html
Woot http://www.woot.com/
World Exonumia http://www.exonumia.com/
Zardoz Books http://www.zardozbooks.co.uk/zardoz/default_ms.asp


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« Reply #12 on: December 19, 2008, 09:40:02 AM »

Where do we send the Christmas cards to ?

You send Christmas Cards full of fanfict to meg @ brilliantgameologists.com  Wink

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« Reply #13 on: December 19, 2008, 01:49:01 PM »

Great episode, guys. Very funny. I'm going to listen to that mash-up now.

Also thanks for the show notes mention.
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« Reply #14 on: December 19, 2008, 07:18:23 PM »

I might just be getting cranky and grognardy, but I didn't enjoy the episode a lot. Good idea, good concepts, mediocre execution. Ah well, personality-driven podcast and all that.
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« Reply #15 on: December 19, 2008, 07:54:21 PM »

Much love! I was surprised at things I didn't hear mentioned, but I guess you only have a limited amount of time. So here's a few more...
  • Binders: We found awesome exercise books at our local supermarket which had pockets in the section dividers, so we basically adopted them as character books - stick your sheet in the divider pocket, use that section for game notes/tracking. They weren't quite perfect because the covers were only cardboard and they got wrecked, but I pulled apart the spiral binding and stuck the pages into a plastic binder, and now they're the best notebooks I've ever had.
  • Miniatures: Who doesn't love getting the perfect mini for their character? Apparently there's an awesome database site where you can compare them based on criteria like "elf" and "knives" and such, but I don't have the link.
  • D&D Minis: An eBay option. Lots of people sell singles from the D&D minis boosters, and while lots of them are crap, some of the "flagship" ones (like most of the dragons, and the bulette) are friggin' awesome. Great for GMs. And the booster boxes themselves are pretty good, just for the sake of having random monsters/NPCs on hand.
  • Custom Art/Model: If you have the skill/talent (like one of our group's guys), you might be able to make them a completely original miniature. It doesn't have to be perfect - most gamers will be thrilled to see their character "in person" at all. Likewise, if you're an artist or a writer, create something focused on their character. I don't know any gamers who don't get at least a bit of a thrill from the ego-trip of seeing somebody else create art (in any form) of their character. Yes, it's kind of an "I have no money option", but don't feel like it's not worth just as much because you didn't spend any money on it.
  • Art/Modelling supplies: On the other hand, if somebody else is the creator in your group, supplies are a great gift. Modelling clays, paints, sealants, quality brushes/pens/pencils/markers, software, glues that don't dry up in the firt week, fine drills, rotary tools, vices, and spotlight lamps are all great supplies for geeks who create (in a variety of price ranges).
  • Mechanical eraser: Stationary good enough to deserve its own mention. They're just like mechanical pencils (which I consider essential geek supplies) but it's a long cylindrical eraser instead of a pencil lead. Brilliant for fiddly erasing on character sheets, especially.
  • Guillotine: No, I mean the paper-cutting kind. You can get small ones of these for under $15. I know I'm not the only geek with the obsessive comulsion to make all their cuts as straight as possible.
  • That pink dice stuff is bullshit! I've played with almost as many women as men, and to a number we have passionately hated pink.
  • Dice That Are Actually Fuckin Awesome: If you want to get your gamer girl dice, forget pink - just go to Crystal Caste. I dunno what it's like in America, but here specialty gamer dice cost about $15-$30 a set anyway - you may as well pay a bit extra online and get, say, green jade. A classy, timeless gamer gift if there ever was one! Hot damn they are sexy.
  • Party Games: Articulate: One of the best party games I"ve every played - it's kind of like verbal Pictionary. You form teams and take turns describing a word to your teammates, without saying/spelling/rhyming it, of course. The only problem is that it's a bit Americo-centric - for example, the "Person" category tends to focus more on US celebrities/historical figures than international ones - and the "Geography" category will probably stump most kids. House rules fix that easily enough though. Highly recommended.
  • Binding: If your geek does their own indie/homebrew stuff, steal it and get it professionally printed/bound. Perfect binding is not feasible for one book (due to cost), normally - the friend who bound the first printing of Talen's book was able to do it because he worked at a printery - but even a comb-binding is cool. It just adds a great feeling of coolness and legitimacy to the work.
  • Everything at ThinkGeek. Obv.

This year I already have the 4e box set, and two nerd shirts (including "It's Super Effective!"). I feel loved. And spoiled, especially for the 4e box. I ordered a Book of Nine Swords for the friend who got me that, because it seems to be officially unavailable in this country now, but there's no way it will get here in time. Grar.

(Also, Cate Blanchett is Australian. Losers :p)
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« Reply #16 on: December 19, 2008, 10:59:08 PM »

A smudge-free hug from Zeke.... I'll believe it when I see it..
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« Reply #17 on: December 20, 2008, 06:04:04 AM »

Thanks a lot for telling me about all the stuff I didn't know I wanted.

Holy shit Dominion sounds amazing.
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« Reply #18 on: December 21, 2008, 12:55:52 AM »

Dominion is awesome.  My description of it didn't do it justice.  Read about it here:

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/game/36218

You can also play it on BPS here:
http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Spiele/Dominion/

It's so cool.  In fact, I'll create a thread about BPS because I'd love to sign on and play with people.  I could teach online too. 
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« Reply #19 on: December 21, 2008, 09:28:30 PM »

Apparently I am the only person I know who hasn't seen the mash-up. Oh well, I'm always the last one to the party, but I still have a good time.

I always think of this animated gif when I encounter Lazy Town:


And the Gameologists kinda gave me Burning Wheel as an early Christmas present, since I was one of the Secret Code contest winners and I used my winnings to get it. So, you know, thanks again.
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