Robert The Bruce Disowns His…Parent. Can’t Really Blame Him.

7/25/16: Ok, so someone got this very brief clip removed because they have really small testicles. Well, maybe, you never know.

ANYHOO: The reference here is near the end of the movie when Robert the Bruce runs up the stairs; bloodied, angry, and disbelieving…he simply cannot believe that what has been done, has been done. I’m not sure whether he’s more apalled, disgusted, or just plain incredulous.

But, basically, every word/tone/expression shows that he finds his father revolting: horrific, a disgusting abomination almost beyond belief and understanding; an entity that he feels great shame of being any relation to.

And then, eventually, accepting what is, he very calmly states that the hatred, bitterness, etc that he feels are not “him”…they are the natural moral reaction to horrific, disgusting behavior; he puts such behavior of others behind him, moving on as he firmly and forever closes the door on that portion of his life.

The Burning Post II MUD

“Flip a coin?” – What one of the heads of BurP told me when I asked a very serious question that would determine my character’s emotions and reaction to a great degree based on the answer.

Basically, BurP is The Inquisition: Legacy version 0.3.

It’s much smaller, has fewer players, fewer GOOD players, fewer areas, fewer commands, far fewer help files, far less helpful help files, listed help files that aren’t actually there, things that are important that are nowhere in basic help files (so that you’d have to stumble upon them accidentally, or be lucky enough to have an experienced player tell you them…since they’re not told with any frequency at creation to new players), etc, etc, etc…

So if you like The Inquisition: Legacy, but think it’s just too well set-up, well-ordered, well-helped, and well-played, BurP is the game for you.

And I’m saying this as an active player with 70+ hours.

Oh, and here are some quotes (altered only to protect anonymity):

X tells you, ‘I wish I could promote you to (extremely high position)’

Y nods his head, “Yes.” he says, dropping his arms. “Evreything happened just as she said.” he explains, then offers, with a thin smile. “She was ready to throw down her life in service to me, and the Lord Dav. I believe she may prove to be a very good Knight.” he says, looking up at you. “And give her my reccomendation.”

One other person said they “couldn’t wait to RP” with me again.

“I’ll just say it, when this one becomes a squire…” Z points at you, “I’d like to take her under my wing, as it were. In fact, I insist.”

Written 5/15/15, approximately 3:10 PM EST.

Status as of then: Active, no complaints against, 70+ hours played.

Reason for not playing anymore?

Well, certain people have a tendency to go afk without typing afk for like 20 minutes, come back, type (smile), then go afk for like 20 minutes again.

Yes, I LEFT…I was still welcome. It just…became more interesting to write stuff like this than to play the game.

Eh…C’est La Vie.

Magnificient!

I dunno if I’ve said this one before, but it’s kinda sad that the two greatest and most successful military leaders in the history of France are an illiterate 18-year-old peasant girl with no military training whatsoever, and a midget with a complex.

No offense to midgets.

Or illiterate 18-year-old peasant girls with no military training.

She is one of my heroes, after all.

Strangely Appropriate…

Sometimes MUDing gives you great reminders:

FAIR USE: CRITICISM – The first clip is a rather mediocre (by Python standards) bit that acts as a link between much better bits. The second clip is a classic by itself, but one example of the greatness of (the best of) ‘Flying Circus’.

Film Imitates Hagakure – Part Eight

“…there is one transcending level, and this is the most excellent of all. This person is aware of the endlessness of entering deeply into a certain Way and never thinks of himself as having finished. He truly knows his own insufficiencies and never in his whole life thinks that he has succeeded. He has no thoughts of pride but with self-abasement knows the Way to the end. It is said that Master Yagyu once remarked, “I do not know the way to defeat others, but the way to defeat myself.” Throughout your life advance daily, becoming more skillful than yesterday, more skillful than today. This is never-ending…”

FAIR USE: CRITICISM – An example of pride and over-confidence; led up to well via cuts to/from other scenes, and portrayed well by John Travolta and that guy who played Carla’s sleazy ex-husband.

Cheating In The NFL – Commentary/Satire by Puppy

First off: Yes. Of course.

That out of the way…

There are two extremes on this issue…like the far left and the far right.

The far left wants anarchy, the far right wants Nazi Germany.

Both = insane.

Now, as with most things the real truth/reason is somewhere in between.

Applied to the NFL:

There are two types of insane idiots on the Patriots/them being punished:

1) The complete in-denial apologist fans who refuse to believe ANY accusation against the Patriots can be ANYTHING except the act of an envious hater. This…is insane and idiotic.

2) The complete in-denial hatred-spewing fans who believe, wholeheartedly, that the Patriots are the root of all NFL evil. They, and they alone, are the corrupting force amongst a sea of pure, naive innocence. Noone else cheats…just the Patriots. This…is insane and idiotic.

Vis for both groups:

Me, I’m somewhere in the middle. All teams cheat (including the Patriots) just like all politicians lie. Come on…it’s just common FRICKIN sense. If you get caught, you get punished. Period.

To try to educate those who are probably too idiotic and ignorant TO BE educated (cuz hey…you gotta try), read the following and ATTEMPT to make a connection. HINT: Robert Duvall’s character is “every other NFL team besides the Patriots when the Patriots get caught and they don’t”.

*Duvall* I’ve never done this. In 45 years of practicing, I’ve never waited in a corridor for a jury.
*Travolta* I always do.
*Duvall* I can tell. You’re good at it. You seem so at peace doing it. What do you think? Is it good they’re out this long?
*Travolta* For who?
*Duvall* For me, of course. You can never tell. It could mean anything. It could mean jury duty’s more fun than working at the post office…
*Travolta* It’s bad for both of you.
*Duvall* You think? Well, here’s my take…
*points at other man* Guilty.
*points back at himself* Not guilty.
That’s what they’re going to say.

It’s going to come down to people, like always.
You FOUND someone who saw him dumping stuff.
You didn’t find ANYONE…who saw me. *gentle headshake and smile*

10/16/16: FAIR USE: CRITICISM – Good clip from bad movie. Signature removed. (housekeeping)

Film Imitates Hagakure – Part Seven

“…It is a good viewpoint to see the world as a dream. When you have something like a nightmare, you will wake up and tell yourself that it was only a dream. It is said that the world we live in is not a bit different from this…”

Warning: ENDING

FAIR USE: CRITICISM – Great ending from an underrated and overlooked film.

The Inquisition: Legacy MUD

Topic: The Inquisition, basically. With a little magic, conniving, nobility…etc…

Review: Pretty good overall.

LOTS of info to learn, but plenty of leeway to learn it.

Imms are helpful and informed, and (MOST OF) the players are decent and also decent roleplayers; both being important.

Of course, there ARE exceptions. But hey…nothing’s perfect.

-Puppy >.< Yip!

Sir Rollin’ Da Cereal – Portrait Of A Serial Mediocre (Satire By Puppy)

Should you ever meet Rollin’, be aware that they are the King of not capitalizing, EVER…with roleplays they don’t give a f*ck about.

Punctuation and OOC/IC aren’t big, either. Here are some gems:

1) Question posed OOC: “Do you motion for me to lead, or is follow an OOC command?”

OOC response: “go ahead”

Unfortunately, since I was going to REACT to the motion, saying “go ahead” isn’t particularly helpful. It IS lazy, though.

2) “this is probably meant to see how your emfeddedadefe skills fair as that is a big part of our job.””

That’s Gwain-esque. No fare.

3) Rollin’ replies: “…that’s how everyone here plays…”

It ISN’T, Thank G/LOG.

4) Rollin’ says OOCly, “You can leave whenever”

“Ummm…if it’s IC, please say it IC…she expects you to leave.”

Nice of them to inform me of my roleplaying options…I mean option. Attempted translation of their comment: “I’m bored, man…f@ck off.”

4.1) A few minutes later…

Rollin’ says OOCly, “Generally lord bless means goodbye also…so they’ve both said goodbye twice lol”

Hey, at least they capitalize OOC. Commands and jokes, apparently, are the criteria.

5) Rollin’ replies to you, “…I’m not gonna sh1t out a paragraph for you.”

Ahhhh…constipation.

6) “I wasn’t thinking in terms of cost/benefit analysis here…I was noticing you roleplay like a lazy a$$ with me, especially lately. Cuz you don’t give a f*ck…”

“…Emote looks at X and then speaks “yes sure i can help u with that…”

That’s a pretty good approximation, I think. 6.9. Speaking of which…

6.9) “Oh…and stay off the cocaine.”

Just some helpful advice for them.

Name was altered to protect the stupid. Words were altered for naughtiness, order and certain words altered for satirical purposes.

-Puppy >.< Yip!