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Forum: Worldly Talk Today, 1:29pm
Replies: 201
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Posted By silveroak
Fundamentally it comes down to this: any group...

Fundamentally it comes down to this:
any group which does not control it's own membership and image will become a magnet to haters. This is doubly true if the basic purpose of the group is...
Forum: Catalyst Yesterday, 2:57pm
Replies: 92
Views: 939
Posted By silveroak
Dr. Smith's house is outside the city, in the...

Dr. Smith's house is outside the city, in the Adirondack mountains. Has the military/police made any response to his offer of Golem's services? Have they given a number to call the command center so...
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 2:38pm
Replies: 201
Views: 3,949
Posted By silveroak
When you seek to destroy monsters, beware lest ye...

When you seek to destroy monsters, beware lest ye become one
The biggest issue is to treat bullies as individuals, rather than blaming categories of people. If we blame groups like people wearing...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 18 '14, 3:49pm
Replies: 201
Views: 3,949
Posted By silveroak
As I have to constantly remind my children, just...

As I have to constantly remind my children, just because the other person is wrong does not make you right. There is an old saying that you should never wrestle pig because you will both get muddy,...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 18 '14, 5:07am
Replies: 201
Views: 3,949
Posted By silveroak
The world will not end, or really even suffer...

The world will not end, or really even suffer much of a hiccup, if gaming journalism were to be completely shut down
The world will not end, or really even suffer much of a hiccup, if gamergate were...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 17 '14, 5:37pm
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By silveroak
I too appreciate the mods here quite alot. They...

I too appreciate the mods here quite alot. They manage to communicate well with each other without forming a clique which I have seen on other boards that shuts down discussion instead of encouraging...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 17 '14, 5:33pm
Replies: 201
Views: 3,949
Posted By silveroak
Okay, I'm lost. I basically wanted to say we...

Okay, I'm lost.
I basically wanted to say we should be carefull about applying labels to groups that are poorly defined, especially with something as tenuous as a hashtag.
Now the moderators are...
Forum: Catalyst Oct 17 '14, 3:03pm
Replies: 92
Views: 939
Posted By silveroak
Dr. Smith summons the Watchers, and tells them to...

Dr. Smith summons the Watchers, and tells them to canvas the 6 areas he has predicted for any view of a red suit. He also keeps an eye on them with his crystal ball. If he has a number for times...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 16 '14, 3:00pm
Replies: 55
Views: 1,027
Posted By silveroak
Yes and no. Over reaction can in fact cause more...

Yes and no. Over reaction can in fact cause more harm than the disease. We need to determine what protocols failed in keeping the nurse from being infected, perhaps put a quarantine on those who work...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 16 '14, 2:55pm
Replies: 201
Views: 3,949
Posted By silveroak
The thing is this- there are some law students,...

The thing is this- there are some law students, some journalists, some back woods hillbillies, who take things to such extreems. There were people throwing bricks through windows of Democrtic...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 15 '14, 9:57pm
Replies: 55
Views: 1,027
Posted By silveroak
I believe I posted the WHO website earlier, and...

I believe I posted the WHO website earlier, and is certainly more specific than "Google it" which basically rferences the whole internet.
more specifically at the WHO fact sheet...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 15 '14, 8:18pm
Replies: 55
Views: 1,027
Posted By silveroak
check out the WHO website, people have caught the...

check out the WHO website, people have caught the disease (in West Africa) from people 7 weeks after symptoms subsided.
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 15 '14, 8:13pm
Replies: 201
Views: 3,949
Posted By silveroak
The difference is that Republicans have a clear...

The difference is that Republicans have a clear PR problem where large numbers of people describe them as sexist, which does not apply to Democrats.
I'm not trying to turn this into a partisan...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 15 '14, 8:05pm
Replies: 55
Views: 1,027
Posted By silveroak
It isn't like symptoms are binary, or onset...

It isn't like symptoms are binary, or onset always happens conveniently. It begins like a mild case of the flu, and then gets worse. Also as I stated before you can be contagious after being...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 15 '14, 8:01pm
Replies: 201
Views: 3,949
Posted By silveroak
My point WRT the Republicans is this: I am 100%...

My point WRT the Republicans is this:
I am 100% certain that not all Republicans are sexist
I am 100% certain that not everyone who supports GamerGate is sexist
It is transparently obvious that...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 15 '14, 7:52pm
Replies: 55
Views: 1,027
Posted By silveroak
If symptomatic people start traveling or mixing...

If symptomatic people start traveling or mixing with the general population, this will be the greatest concern for infection, not the man three rows down coughing, but the man three hours ago...
Forum: Catalyst Oct 15 '14, 7:47pm
Replies: 92
Views: 939
Posted By silveroak
"How far ahead of the psychic blast did you see...

"How far ahead of the psychic blast did you see the red sleeve? We have probable locations for the next eruptions, and I can cover some angles that standard cameras won't get. Can't record, well, not...
Forum: Catalyst Oct 15 '14, 2:53pm
Replies: 92
Views: 939
Posted By silveroak
Via Golem Dr. Smith responds "If we can set up a...

Via Golem Dr. Smith responds "If we can set up a secure channel for Golem, he takes orders over fairly standard secure radio protocols, and I can easily hand over command for the duration of this...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 15 '14, 2:23pm
Replies: 201
Views: 3,949
Posted By silveroak
The way I (currently) see it is like Republicans....

The way I (currently) see it is like Republicans.
If you look at what they are actually doing there is a strong bias against women (gamergates focus of criticism on Women, Republican's anti-birth...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 15 '14, 2:12pm
Replies: 55
Views: 1,027
Posted By silveroak
The scary thing about Ebola isn't the chance of...

The scary thing about Ebola isn't the chance of catching it, it's if you catch it. Right now best case survival probability is 50% with access to good health care, early cases when it was first...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 15 '14, 1:54am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,682
Posted By silveroak
Then you have the Djinn/Genie/genus... which came...

Then you have the Djinn/Genie/genus... which came after the Devas in the Indo-European development of spiritual beliefs... guardian spirits that could be described in modern terms as guardian angels,...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 14 '14, 2:44pm
Replies: 55
Views: 1,027
Posted By silveroak
the issue is not just about being informed. I...

the issue is not just about being informed. I know my teenage daughter was informed by both her Doctor and myself that she needed to continue her antibiotics after symptoms disappeared, and we both...
Forum: Worldly Talk Oct 13 '14, 2:19pm
Replies: 55
Views: 1,027
Posted By silveroak
One other point, according to WHO is that in...

One other point, according to WHO is that in survivors the potential for infection can remain for weeks after they have *stopped* showing symptoms. This, to me is the real issue on infection. How...
Forum: Catalyst Oct 13 '14, 2:11pm
Replies: 92
Views: 939
Posted By silveroak
Dr. Smith tells Golem to move to the man in the...

Dr. Smith tells Golem to move to the man in the military uniform, then gives the 6 potential locations for the next outbreak.
Forum: Catalyst Oct 10 '14, 4:43pm
Replies: 31
Views: 272
Posted By silveroak
A few early suggestions for afflictions: Firing...

A few early suggestions for afflictions:
Firing the faerie shot: affliction- incapacitation (siezure)+100%, malediction LR+200%, extra LR +50%, 45 pts/level 8 levels

Remote Mesmerism: affliction...
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