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by RPG Dinosaur
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: The Tavern
Topic: 42nd Anniversary of the term Jump the Shark
Replies: 3
Views: 134

Re: 42nd Anniversary of the term Jump the Shark

I too recall that episode from my younger years, and had purged it from memory until just now. Can I send you my therapist's bill? :D Fun Fact: The opposite of 'jumping the shark' (the specific point where a show's decline in quality can be easily observed as having started) is 'growing the beard' ...
by RPG Dinosaur
Fri Sep 20, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: The Tavern
Topic: 42nd Anniversary of the term Jump the Shark
Replies: 3
Views: 134

42nd Anniversary of the term Jump the Shark

Just a quick post to commemorate the birthday genesis of the term 'Jump the shark' or jumping the shark. It was on this evening forty-two years ago that the infamous episode of Happy Days aired (actually titled 'Hollywood: Part Three'), where Fonzarelli accepts a dare to jump on water skis over a pe...
by RPG Dinosaur
Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: General Roleplaying Discussion
Topic: How many 'names' the same in your group??
Replies: 3
Views: 125

Re: How many 'names' the same in your group??

I seem to be the only responding who hasn't had that come up.
by RPG Dinosaur
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: The Tavern
Topic: Best Wife Ever!
Replies: 16
Views: 23131

Re: Best Wife Ever!

JadedDM wrote:She did a great job. Probably better than I could have done myself, even.

That's just what I was going to type. :)
by RPG Dinosaur
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: The Tavern
Topic: Soccer
Replies: 3
Views: 10332

Re: Soccer

Just glad that they got the second goal, and didn't get the win solely from a PK.
by RPG Dinosaur
Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: General Roleplaying Discussion
Topic: Defeating the sleep spell.
Replies: 6
Views: 123

Re: Defeating the sleep spell.

"is it metagaming to allow someone to buy up dozens of piglets, or carry 50+ rats with them, even if not a caster, so all the animals fall asleep first, before their character would Not only would I not allow it because it is metagaming, but the logistics of carrying around dozens of piglets o...
by RPG Dinosaur
Tue May 28, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: The Tavern
Topic: Best Wife Ever!
Replies: 16
Views: 23131

Re: Best Wife Ever!

The flip side of this was that my wife, who doesn't like fantasy movies/TV shows at all, got her first experience with GoT in a pub so packed she couldn't get to the bar, and watched an episode that was all combat, and all so dark it was barely visible, and was bored to death for 82 minutes. And ev...
by RPG Dinosaur
Tue May 28, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: The Tavern
Topic: I've had the computer-in-the-shop blues.
Replies: 5
Views: 7946

Re: I've had the computer-in-the-shop blues.

Blast it! Got the computer back last week. Noticed when I would leave it for a few hours it would go into a deeper version of sleep. The monitor would come back, but it wouldn't receive any input from the tower. :x Fortunately, the place I took it to the first time has a ninety-day warranty on thei...
by RPG Dinosaur
Fri May 17, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: The Tavern
Topic: I've had the computer-in-the-shop blues.
Replies: 5
Views: 7946

I've had the computer-in-the-shop blues.

Yeah, my desktop has been at the shop for the last ten days. The dvd/cd insert had stopped opening, with one of my Twilight Zone dvds still inside, and there were some other issues that needed attention. Unfortunately, these have occurred after the warranty expired. :sucks: Been real busy as well, b...
by RPG Dinosaur
Fri May 17, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: The Tavern
Topic: YouTube video series - Monsters & Fables
Replies: 3
Views: 5452

Re: YouTube video series - Monsters & Fables

Yes, thanks for sharing Lukafio. :D
by RPG Dinosaur
Wed Apr 24, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: The Tavern
Topic: Happy anniversary?
Replies: 3
Views: 5155

Re: Happy anniversary?

Get the feeling you were here before I even knew about the site. :welcome: back!
by RPG Dinosaur
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: The Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hey everybody
Replies: 4
Views: 4615

Re: Hey everybody

Just got back from PAX east monday that was definitely a new experience for me. Good to hear from you both, and that each of you are doing well. A friend of mine went to Pax in Seattle, think it's been three years now that he went. Called me out of the blue and said that there was a vendor selling ...
by RPG Dinosaur
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: General Roleplaying Discussion
Topic: Interesting piece about Tomb of Horrors
Replies: 5
Views: 79

Re: Interesting piece about Tomb of Horrors

Crimson-Kobold wrote: 'emember when Cole put dat damn module in the NWN server. Much cursing ensued. Damn harsh,

Didn't know there was a version in NWN...until now 8O
by RPG Dinosaur
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: General Roleplaying Discussion
Topic: Interesting piece about Tomb of Horrors
Replies: 5
Views: 79

Interesting piece about Tomb of Horrors

Ran across this article from the website Eurogamer about The Tomb of Horrors, and thought some of you would be interested to read it. Put it in this Forum because it includes some commentary about 5e. Can't seem to get a link to work so I copied and pasted the article. 17/03/2019 Article Retro Insid...
by RPG Dinosaur
Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Arts and Literature
Topic: Preacher
Replies: 2
Views: 68

Re: Preacher

Can't get into the local comic shop as much as I want to, but am still reading them. I wasn't familiar with Preacher ; after reading your post got learned about the comic. That's kind of a tough one to think of good, similar titles for, because of the religious aspects of 'Preacher'. The first one t...