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Forum: Gaming Discussion Sep 19 '14, 11:24pm
Replies: 8,330
Views: 226,397
Posted By Tedronai
For teleportation effects which do not rely on...

For teleportation effects which do not rely on line of effect or line of sight, I would agree.
More limited forms of teleportation, however, should be prevented.
Forum: GM Workshop Sep 17 '14, 8:54am
Replies: 766
Views: 34,676
Posted By Tedronai
The effect should be based on when/where the...

The effect should be based on when/where the spell is cast, not when/where the spell takes effect.
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 17 '14, 5:24am
Replies: 16
Views: 368
Posted By Tedronai
No, I covered that.

No, I covered that.
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 17 '14, 3:06am
Replies: 16
Views: 368
Posted By Tedronai
The fact that heterosexual marriage is recognized...

The fact that heterosexual marriage is recognized for couples who do not, will not, or can not reproduce for any number of reasons renders the reproductive status of homosexual marriage quite...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 16 '14, 6:44am
Replies: 38
Views: 963
Posted By Tedronai
wikipedia says this...

wikipedia says this (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GamerGate)
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 15 '14, 4:02pm
Replies: 132
Views: 2,584
Posted By Tedronai
Clearly I would debate the value of the return. ...

Clearly I would debate the value of the return.



Some people live in places where voting takes more effort, or involves more risk.
Some people live with conditions where voting takes more...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 15 '14, 5:53am
Replies: 132
Views: 2,584
Posted By Tedronai
This is not my position. When a...

This is not my position.


When a substantial portion of the voting population can be left entirely ignored and unrepresented in the halls of government, those votes matter for far less than...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 15 '14, 12:50am
Replies: 132
Views: 2,584
Posted By Tedronai
Do you have supporting logic, or merely that...

Do you have supporting logic, or merely that feeling of 'wrong'-ness?
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 15 '14, 12:27am
Replies: 132
Views: 2,584
Posted By Tedronai
Effort expended is loss. Loss without gain is...

Effort expended is loss.
Loss without gain is against one's best interest.
Voting requires effort.
Sometimes voting provides no reasonable chance of producing gain.


I'll let you connect the...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 14 '14, 6:13pm
Replies: 132
Views: 2,584
Posted By Tedronai
If every vote in a system except one is shredded...

If every vote in a system except one is shredded and burned before counting, the average vote will still have non-zero value.
The average is not a useful measure, here.

Whether or not a...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 14 '14, 12:31am
Replies: 132
Views: 2,584
Posted By Tedronai
It's not the least bit out of context. You...

It's not the least bit out of context.

You posit that everyone's vote counts for some really small thing.
I posit that for many individuals, their vote counts for literally nothing.
(These...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 13 '14, 8:44pm
Replies: 132
Views: 2,584
Posted By Tedronai
I'm done.

I'm done.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Sep 13 '14, 6:49am
Replies: 8,330
Views: 226,397
Posted By Tedronai
If it would make for a more enjoyable game, then...

If it would make for a more enjoyable game, then they ruled the entire west coast with an iron fist. Not even the feds could touch them.

(this is really less of a real-life history Q&A, and more...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Sep 13 '14, 5:35am
Replies: 8,330
Views: 226,397
Posted By Tedronai
SRD (http://www.d20srd.org/srd/feats.htm): "If...

SRD (http://www.d20srd.org/srd/feats.htm):
"If you have the ability to turn or rebuke more than one kind of creature each of your turning or rebuking abilities gains four additional uses per day."
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 13 '14, 5:29am
Replies: 132
Views: 2,584
Posted By Tedronai
There are people who DO gain something by voting....

There are people who DO gain something by voting. Their time and effort may be best spent doing so (possibly in addition to other political activities).
They also have a right to complain about the...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 13 '14, 3:09am
Replies: 132
Views: 2,584
Posted By Tedronai
I am stating that some people gain nothing by...

I am stating that some people gain nothing by voting, that their time and effort could better serve their interests through other means, and that the common view of 'no vote, no right to complain' is...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 13 '14, 2:25am
Replies: 132
Views: 2,584
Posted By Tedronai
You're advocating that an action should be taken...

You're advocating that an action should be taken and your best argument is that the results of that action not being taken are indistinguishable from the known and proven outcomes of that action...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Sep 13 '14, 2:19am
Replies: 78
Views: 1,298
Posted By Tedronai
'Perfect' or 'complete' balance may be an...

'Perfect' or 'complete' balance may be an unachievable ideal, but 'better' balance is not.
It doesn't take a 'desire to break the game' for a 3.x Druid to completely outshine a 3.x Fighter. It's...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 13 '14, 12:37am
Replies: 132
Views: 2,584
Posted By Tedronai
Wrong. Untrue. False. In fptp, most votes...

Wrong. Untrue. False.
In fptp, most votes don't count for ANY of what happens.


What 'we' want may not be true democracy, but it's also not usually majority rule by minority opinion.
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 12 '14, 8:53pm
Replies: 132
Views: 2,584
Posted By Tedronai
This is blatant falsehood. First Past the Post...

This is blatant falsehood.
First Past the Post is not the only form of electoral system for a representative democracy. Nor is it the only form of 'one man, one vote' electoral system for...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 12 '14, 7:01am
Replies: 132
Views: 2,584
Posted By Tedronai
Elections, particularly 'first past the post'...

Elections, particularly 'first past the post' elections, may work on 'the entirety of many votes', but they come nowhere near working on 'the entirety of votes cast'.
In fact, in many fptp systems...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 11 '14, 2:02pm
Replies: 132
Views: 2,584
Posted By Tedronai
If your vote has no plausible chance of...

If your vote has no plausible chance of influencing the outcome of the election, why should you cast it?
Your presence and perspective can be made known in other ways, and those ways are often more...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Sep 11 '14, 12:04pm
Replies: 78
Views: 1,298
Posted By Tedronai
The only balance that can apply to a GM in most...

The only balance that can apply to a GM in most game systems is balance that is self-imposed and self-maintained.

There is no 'right' amount of imbalance, as far as I'm concerned.
There are...
Forum: Worldly Talk Sep 11 '14, 11:57am
Replies: 132
Views: 2,584
Posted By Tedronai
(bolding added) Previous generations who...

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Previous generations who developed and implemented a system that actively disregards the will of a large portion of the population in favour of the will of a 'majority' that...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Sep 9 '14, 12:50am
Replies: 78
Views: 1,298
Posted By Tedronai
'Overcoming challenges' is not a new facet, it's...

'Overcoming challenges' is not a new facet, it's just a higher order category for matters that have already been covered in more detail.
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