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Postby sounos » Sat Nov 17, 2007 9:55 pm

Ryme wrote:Which item?


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Postby Cristiona » Sun Nov 18, 2007 2:37 am

From the new work gloves:

No weapon fumbles. Unless it's balanced by other effects which make you fumble. Or the effect is broken, which is most certainly is. So really, for now, you're gonna fumble until I fix it. No need to report this.
I think that first "is" is supposed to be an "it". :D
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Postby Ryme » Sun Nov 18, 2007 4:53 pm

Kon-Tiki wrote:Sanatarium should be sanitarium (too many occurances to list the specific ones)


No, it shouldn't:
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Sanatarium

The others are good catches, though.

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Postby MagiNinjA » Sun Nov 18, 2007 9:09 pm

Remember the rule, guys. Look it up at http://dictionary.com first. You'd be surprised how many words have multiple different minor spellings.

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Postby MagiNinjA » Mon Nov 19, 2007 11:31 am

Hehhehe. >.> <.<

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Postby IcyFreak » Thu Nov 22, 2007 8:11 pm

You don't. That's just code for "you have used up your allotted time for the day."

Game manual, FAQ section, third question.

Questions 4 and 5 ought to have their answers starting on the next line.
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Postby Ryme » Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:30 am

Because I just posted it yesterday in response to a couple of "I picked two items and thought they would be separate instead of one lump package" comments. I'll fix that tonight.

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Postby Ryme » Sun Dec 02, 2007 12:48 am

Tviri's second point is good and has been fixed. Tviri's first point is a joke that has been misunderstood.

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Postby Ryme » Sun Dec 02, 2007 1:50 am

Try oddly phrased time travel and the Flux (in)capacitor being related.

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Postby Cristiona » Tue Dec 04, 2007 3:32 am

"bat out of hell". Isn't Hell a place-name, and thus a proper noun, and thus something that should be capitalized?

Also, it seems the crib sheet should follow the standard of the Hero's Cape and be capitalized as well.
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Postby Cristiona » Wed Dec 05, 2007 4:00 am

Never noticed this before...

cup of coffee wrote: This is a cup of regular caffeinated coffee. It's nothing special. Unless you happen to consider something that keeps you warm when you're cold, picks you up when you're down, and keeps you going in the face of adversity to be something special. In which case this might just be the most special thing on the planet.
Looks like you lost track of where you were going with this. It should either be "Unless you don't happen to consider..." or "...to be nothing special."

Personally, I think the second is better because it mirrors the first sentence.
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Postby Ryme » Wed Dec 05, 2007 10:14 am

Cristiona wrote:Never noticed this before...
Looks like you lost track of where you were going with this. It should either be "Unless you don't happen to consider..." or "...to be nothing special."

Personally, I think the second is better because it mirrors the first sentence.


I think the quote says what I wanted it to. Consider this example:

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Godzilla isn't very tall. Unless you consider 200 feet to be tall. In which case Godzilla might be really tall after all.


The coffee one is more subtle, which I think makes it funny in a way that the Godzilla line isn't, but it's the same thing.

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Postby Cristiona » Thu Dec 06, 2007 1:01 am

Ryme wrote:The coffee one is more subtle, which I think makes it funny in a way that the Godzilla line isn't, but it's the same thing.
Hm. Okay, I see your point. Guess I just have a snarkier world view, heh.
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Postby Ryme » Mon Dec 10, 2007 11:49 am

The problem with typos I make the first time is it means I also tend to overlook them the second, third, tenth, whatever time if you just copy and paste it here without highlighting the word. Totally a failing on my part, but it means I start pulling out my hair first until I catch on to the actual issue. Any help with the highlighting/explanations is always appreciated.

Fixed.

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Postby Ryme » Mon Dec 10, 2007 11:57 am

I think I've caught up with the spelling errors listed here.

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Postby MagiNinjA » Sat Dec 22, 2007 12:24 am

Figuring it's just going to disappear if you leave it hear, you take the pack with you.

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Postby Olaf » Sat Dec 22, 2007 1:22 am

In a newer choice adventure, it says that you see 4 people, but then only specifically lists off 3 of them. Intentional?
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Postby Ryme » Sat Dec 22, 2007 11:07 am

"Here" is fixed.

The 4/3 people would be because I trimmed a choice out. Just assume the fourth isn't doing anything interesting. I may expand it later.

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Postby Cristiona » Sun Dec 23, 2007 12:35 am

Quest prompt for Dank and Rusty Maze:

We're not really sure what it is, but something seems to be spillng over into the sewers from some neighboring tunnels.
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Postby Ryme » Sun Dec 23, 2007 3:23 pm

Man, can't believe I messed up "its" -- that always drives me crazy when others do it. That's what I get for scrambling to write a description after 7 hours of coding. Fixed.


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