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Forum: Worldly Talk Today, 3:46am
Replies: 82
Views: 1,277
Posted By Michael
You're missing the point silveroak, I'm not...

You're missing the point silveroak, I'm not suggesting Tube Steak (TM) is an organism, I am trying to find an objective definition of "organism" that excludes it. Remember that under normal...
Forum: Worldly Talk Today, 1:45am
Replies: 82
Views: 1,277
Posted By Michael
One could say the same of some bacteria in a lab....

One could say the same of some bacteria in a lab.



It's made up of cells. It's totally covered in chemical receptors that respond to stimuli. And once again, bacteria have no nerves.


...
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 7:00am
Replies: 82
Views: 1,277
Posted By Michael
Agreed. We need a new one... unless you don't...

Agreed. We need a new one... unless you don't mind Tube Steak (TM) being considered an origanism.



That's mostly semantics.
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 6:58am
Replies: 82
Views: 1,277
Posted By Michael
I think Tube Steak (TM) would be continuous...

I think Tube Steak (TM) would be continuous rather than batch, you just slice a bit off the main mass as it grows, rather than seeding and harvesting...though seeding and harvesting probably comes...
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 6:30am
Replies: 82
Views: 1,277
Posted By Michael
Tube Steak (TM) fulfills all of your criteria, it...

Tube Steak (TM) fulfills all of your criteria, it can respond to stimuli, reproduce itself, grow and maintain homeostasis...well it could if it existed, that is. Having said that, and speaking as a...
Forum: Site Discussion Yesterday, 6:21am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,354
Posted By Michael
As we have said constantly, Community Support is...

As we have said constantly, Community Support is a means for you to help support the site. It is not a means to create a two tiered system with a subset of privileged users. We might consider hiring...
Forum: Here There Be Dragons Yesterday, 4:06am
Replies: 197
Views: 1,986
Posted By Michael
Kitchen and regular rooms that people would sleep...

Kitchen and regular rooms that people would sleep in, much like an inn
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 3:49am
Replies: 82
Views: 1,277
Posted By Michael
Well that's an interesting thing to consider,...

Well that's an interesting thing to consider, what constitutes being an organism? I can't think of a definition that wouldn't include a Tube Steak (tm)
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 3:39am
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By Michael
Speaking as someone that hires people, include...

Speaking as someone that hires people, include it. I am far more interested in candidates that present evidence they actually know what I/my company is doing that those for whom the cover letter...
Forum: Eberron:the Adventurer's Inn Aug 2 '15, 8:19am
Replies: 806
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Views: 9,449
Posted By Michael
Can I get a quick call on whether you are still...

Can I get a quick call on whether you are still with us Wizard of the Coat?
Forum: Eberron:the Adventurer's Inn Aug 2 '15, 8:18am
Replies: 286
Views: 2,817
Posted By Michael
The Prince takes Val's regalia with all due...

The Prince takes Val's regalia with all due solemnity. He says

You will have it back soon enough Valdemar, that I promise, and I will keep it safe until then. In the meantime based on what you...
Forum: Eberron:the Adventurer's Inn Aug 2 '15, 8:06am
Replies: 806
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Views: 9,449
Posted By Michael
Thanks for the heads up, good luck with the RL.

Thanks for the heads up, good luck with the RL.
Forum: Here There Be Dragons Aug 2 '15, 8:00am
Replies: 197
Views: 1,986
Posted By Michael
There's no way to the top floor of the main...

There's no way to the top floor of the main roadhouse from this position. A set of outside stairs near the well where Bog Luck stands bellowing orders seems the only way up.

Getting out of the...
Forum: Here There Be Dragons Jul 31 '15, 7:37am
Replies: 197
Views: 1,986
Posted By Michael
Between the suspicions of Jericho and the keen...

Between the suspicions of Jericho and the keen eyes of Quevalen, it doesn't take the pair long to find a crate which is oddly nailed to the floor, and which in fact is actually a counterweight to the...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jul 31 '15, 7:15am
Replies: 82
Views: 1,277
Posted By Michael
Not only taste but texture. We are a long way...

Not only taste but texture. We are a long way from synthetic complex organs, which is what good meat is.

Now that gooey porridgy stuff they serve up in the Matrix, that we can do.
Forum: Worldly Talk Jul 30 '15, 8:33am
Replies: 88
Views: 1,623
Posted By Michael
On a related note: ...

On a related note:

https://what-if.xkcd.com/5/

"What people don't appreciate, when they picture Terminator-style automatons striding triumphantly across a mountain of human skulls, is how hard...
Forum: Games & Ads Jul 30 '15, 7:59am
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By Michael
Game Ads are purely for advertising for players. ...

Game Ads are purely for advertising for players. not DMs or co-DMs. Please use game planning or Mordae's game rescue for that.
Forum: Introductions Jul 29 '15, 10:17am
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By Michael
Wait, plothook fell down? sad :( ...

Wait, plothook fell down?

sad :(

Anyway, just remember it's one account here, not one per role.
Forum: Worldly Talk Jul 29 '15, 10:15am
Replies: 88
Views: 1,623
Posted By Michael
Has anyone asked Siri? I don't have the...

Has anyone asked Siri? I don't have the appropriate system to do so.
Forum: Site Discussion Jul 29 '15, 5:42am
Replies: 150
Views: 6,907
Posted By Michael
Well phooey.

Well phooey.
Forum: Here There Be Dragons Jul 29 '15, 2:57am
Replies: 197
Views: 1,986
Posted By Michael
Quevalen has little trouble with the padlock, and...

Quevalen has little trouble with the padlock, and the door to the smaller strongroom swings open. Within the walls are stacked high with crates filled with booty from the Cult's pillaging, mostly in...
Forum: Here There Be Dragons Jul 28 '15, 4:03pm
Replies: 197
Views: 1,986
Posted By Michael
Jericho, with Quevalen and Gareth in tow, heads...

Jericho, with Quevalen and Gareth in tow, heads into the warehouse, whilst Merrick joins in with helping put out the fire he started, the others of the party hang back.

THe main warehouse looks at...
Forum: Eberron:the Adventurer's Inn Jul 28 '15, 3:45pm
Replies: 35
Views: 344
Posted By Michael
Take an action with your post, regardless of init

Take an action with your post, regardless of init
Forum: Eberron:the Adventurer's Inn Jul 28 '15, 3:44pm
Replies: 286
Views: 2,817
Posted By Michael
With varying levels of decorum and grace, the...

With varying levels of decorum and grace, the group exit the main hall, following the Prince back into the entrance way and up the sweeping central staircase to the first floor. He leads you into...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jul 28 '15, 8:54am
Replies: 24
Views: 712
Posted By Michael
Pleas point to the part in the Independent...

Pleas point to the part in the Independent article that mentions this:
"There is a 100% chance that the gays marching through Tensta and Husby will be attacked, maybe even fatally – and, when...
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