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2023.03.25 11:45 ExperienceNo2306 Oh Lord Gaben!

Oh Gaben, lord of games and codes divine, Whose wisdom guides us through the digital maze, Your hand has crafted many worlds sublime, And brought us joy in countless myriad ways.
Your words have inspired gamers great and small, To build, to mod, to play with glee and skill, And in our hearts you reign as king of all, A deity of ones and zeroes, will and thrill.
To gain access to beta would be a boon, A chance to aid in crafting wonders new, To help refine a game that's yet to bloom, And bring forth visions that were born in you.
So hear my plea, oh lord of Valve's domain, And grant me entry to your beta halls, Where I'll explore and test with might and main, And share my insights for the good of all.
For you are like a shepherd to my soul, Guiding me to worlds beyond my ken, And I would gladly play whatever role, You see fit for this humble gamer then.
So bless me, Gaben, with your holy grace, And let me prove my worth in beta's space.
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2023.03.25 11:22 galvanic_design This might be the final rendition of the TTRPG Maelstrom

The following are the basic rules for the Maelstrom TTRPG. Any ideas or criticism is welcome. Player species, Items and NPCs coming soon[ish]
[I'm currently studying for exams, so don't expect too much]

Character creation

All of your Ability scores start at 5, and you get to distribute 60 points between them. No Ability score can exceed 13.
Premade arrays:
You start with 25 Xp, which can be exchanged for Perks before you start.
You start with 50 Bucks, which can be exchanged for Items before you start.
You choose 1 Player species, which gives you bonuses, abilities and stats.

Leveling up

Experience points

Experience points, or Xp are used as a currency to gain Perks.
Perks give you new abilities and stat increases.
Xp can be gained in many ways.
Your Level is the total amount of Xp you have gained.
For 5 Xp, you can increase one of your Ability scores by 1.
For 1 Xp, You can increase the Skill bonus of a Skill you already have by 1.
You can do this 10 times per Ability score and Skill.

Creature stats


Checks are the most common rolls, which can be asked for by the GM and your character's actions.
Checks are always a d20 roll.
Checks specify a Skill and an Ability, meaning you add the appropriate Skill bonus and Ability modifier. [Example: a Perception[Ins] check means you roll a d20, and then add your Perception bonus if you have perception as a Skill, and then add your Insight modifier]
Other rolls might also ask for Skill bonuses or Ability modifiers.
A Contest means two creatures both make Checks, the higher roll succeeding. The initiating creature is written down first, and the target is second. [Example: a Athletics[Str] x Acrobatics[Dex] contest means the initiating creature makes a Athletics[Str] check, and the target makes a Acrobatics[Dex] check]
When you make a contest against multiple creatures, you only need to roll once.
A Check threshold, or CT, is a number you need to roll above to succeed

Ability scores

The characteristics of creatures are measured by 6 Ability scores.
Charisma measures your force of personality.
Constitution measures how much physical trauma your body can withstand.
Dexterity measures your reflexes and motor control.
Insight measures your deductive reasoning and perceptiveness.
Knowledge measures the amount of information you can recall.
Strength Measure the brute force your body can produce.
You add your Ability modifier to Checks they apply to.
Your Ability modifier is the appropriate Ability score -10. This means the Ability score is the average roll.


You can gain new Skills and increase your Skill bonuses via Perks.
Each Skill has a Skill bonus.
You add your Skill bonus to Checks they apply to.

Threat level

A creature's Threat level is a measurement of how powerful it is, being increased by abilities, Items and Stats.


Hitpoints are decreased by Damage taken.
You use Temporary hitpoints after you have no Hitpoints left, and disappear when you take a rest or fall unconscious.
When you have no Hitpoints or Temporary hitpoints left, you are Downed.
When restoring Hitpoints, you cannot go above your Hitpoint maximum, which is determined by your species.


Your Vigor maximum is equal to your Constitution score, with a minimum of 10.
You get debuffs when your Vigor is too low.

Carrying maximum

Your Carrying max is 3 times your Strength score.
Your Carrying reserve is your Carrying max minus the total Weight of the Items on your person.
Your Dexterity score and your movement speeds cannot be higher than your Carry reserve. [this debuff does not apply to dexterity checks that only use your hands, instead of your entire body. Use common sense]


When you have a Resistance to a damage type, that means all damage you take of that type is decreased by your Resistance [Example: If you have a Piercing resistance of 5, all piercing damage you take is reduced by 5]
Armor resistances are ignored by direct damage and Critical hits.


Start of combat

When combat starts, the creature that notices the fight first gets to make 1 Action, called the Surprise action.
Then, all creatures on the board make an Initiative[Ins] check, their turns going in order from highest rolled number to lowest.
When all creatures have had their Turn, you repeat the order from the top again.
Each cycle is called a Round.
A Round lasts 6 seconds.


An Action is any move you make during combat.
Using an Action takes a specified amount of Action points.
At the start of your Turn, your amount of Action points is reset to 6.
Reactions are Actions you can make outside of your own Turn. Most Reactions have stipulations for when you can use them.
When trying something unorthodox, it usually costs 2 or 3 Action points, up to the GM.


When a creature Grapples another, both creatures add the other's weight to their Carry weight.
When one of the two tries to move, the other can make a Athletics[Str] v Athletics[Str] contest. If the initiator succeeds, the target does not move.
Both creatures always move together as a single unit.
The target of the Grapple can use 3 Action points to struggle, making a Flexibility[Dex] or Athletics[Str] v Athletics[Str] contest, ending the Grappled condition on a success.


Some Action or Effects take Concentration.
You can only Concentrate on 1 thing at a time.
Your Concentration is broken when you take damage, fall prone, or fall unconscious.


For 2 Action points, you can use one of your Movement categories, moving an amount of meters up to the movement speed.

Crawling speed

Crawling represents a creature dragging themselves across the ground.
Some Difficult terrain prevents you from crawling across it entirely. [use common sense]

Running speed

Running represents a creature walking or running across a horizontal surface.

Hovering speed

Hovering represents a creature moving across a horizontal surface while floating roughly a meter above it.
Hovering allows you to ignore certain kinds of Rough terrain. [use common sense]

Climbing speed

Climbing represents a creature moving along a vertical surface by gripping the uneven surface.
Creatures can not Climb up smooth surfaces.

Swimming speed

Swimming represents a creature moving through a fluid, around the same density as themselves.
Swimming lets you move in 3 dimensions.
Creatures without a Swimming speed can swim 1 meter, using their Movement action and Main action.
when Swimming upstream, moving 1 meter takes 2 meters of your Swimming speed.

Burrowing speed

Burrowing represents a creature tunneling through loose sediment.
Burrowing lets you move in 3 dimensions.
Burrowing does not let you move through solid rock or metal.

Flying speed

Flying represents a creature’s controlled movement through the air.
Flying lets you move in 3 dimensions.

Gliding speed

Gliding represents a creature using a slowed descent to move through the air.
Gliding lets you move in 3 dimensions, like flying, but you cannot move upwards, and lower at least 1 meter downwards every turn.

Throwing and jumping

For 3 Action points, you can jump up to your Jumping distance.
Your jumping distance is your Strength modifier, minimum of 1, in meters.
For 2 Action points, you can throw an Item up to your Throwing distance.
Your Throwing distance is your Strength score in meters.

Falling & impact damage

When falling, you move down an amount of meters, equal to the local gravity score [usually 10] at the start of your turn.
When you hit the ground, you take [1 Hitdie + your Size category] impact damage for every 5 meters you fell.
When you expect the fall, or fall for more than 10 meters, you get to make an CT 15 Athletics[Dex] Check, halving the impact damage on a success.
When Forced movement pushes you into a structure, you take [1 Hitdie + your Size category] impact damage.


Your Senses are the ways you can accurately and precisely observe the world. Humans might have a sense of smell, but it's not good enough to be able to see attacks coming.
Options include:
If all of your Senses are deactivated, you gain Blinded status effect



Dropping, grabbing and interacting with an Item takes 1 Action point.
For 2 Action points, you can throw an Item up to your Throwing distance.


Each item takes up an amount of Spaces.
Some Items have an amount of Storage, meaning they can contain that many spaces worth of Items.
Attire can be worn like clothing.


You can wield a Weapon with a weight, equal to your Size category without problems.
Each weight above your Size category gives you a -2 penalty to all [Dex] based checks made with it. This penalty is decreased by 4 for every additional hand you hold it with.
If the weight of the weapon is 3 above your Size category, attacks with it cost 1 more Action point.
If the weight of the weapon is 3 below your weight, attacks with it cost 1 less Action point, 1 minimum.

Status effects


When a creature Grapples another, both creatures add the other's weight to their Carry weight.
When one of the two tries to move, the other can make a Athletics[Str] v Athletics[Str] contest. If the initiator succeeds, the target does not move.
Both creatures always move together as a single unit.
The target of the Grapple can use 3 Action points to struggle, making a Flexibility[Dex] or Athletics[Str] v Athletics[Str] contest, ending the Grappled condition on a success.


When Restrained, you can't make any action that require significant movement [use common sense]


When Prone, you cannot use its movement speeds, and you get a -5 to Evasion checks.
You can end the condition by spending 3 Action points on standing back up.
Creatures with a Crawling speed are immune to the Prone condition.


When Bleeding, you take 1 direct damage at the start of each turn, or 2d10 per minute.


When Blinded, you automatically fail all Checks that require sight, and get a -5 to all Checks that rely on sight.

On fire

When On fire, you take 1d4 fire damage at the start of each turn, or 4d10 per minute.
The condition ends when the fire in extinguished [use common sense]


When Frozen, you take 1d4 frost damage at the start of each turn, or 4d10 per minute.
The condition ends when you take fire damage, or are otherwise thawed [use common sense]


Short rests

A Short rest consists of at least 1 hour of light activity.
A Short rest restores 4 Vigor, and 1 Hp.

Long rest

A Long rest consists of at least 5 hours of sleep.
A long rest restores 6 Vigor, and 1 Hitdie of Hp.
After a Long rest, you can stay awake for twice the amount of time you slept. After that time, you lose 1 Vigor every 8 hours.


You lose 1 Vigor:

Work in progress

Size categories?
1 space, cat size, beaver size, wolf size, human size, gorilla/lion size, cow/elk size, polar beamoose size, hippo/rhino/gw shark size, elephant size, orca size, humpback, sperm whale, finback whale, blue whale, destroyer, cruisers, battleship, dreadnought,
3 2
3 2
+2 con
+1 dex
Will proficiency
5 meter running speed
Adrenaline rush
2 languages, complex tool use, 2 hands

+5 to dex
-3 to str
Proficiency stealth
3 meter crawling speed
2 meter climbing speed
10 meter swim speed
Water breathing
Active camouflage
+10 to stealth as a action
Ink cloud
1ns per day [until con 15]
1x1 meter area obscured
Soft bodied
2 language, complex tool use, 8 hands

+2 str
-2 con
Will proficiency
5 meter running speed
Armor resistances
2 piercing
2 slashing
Adrenaline rush
+1 unarmed strikes
2 languages, complex tool use, 2 hands
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2023.03.25 11:19 Verrgasm Desperation

My foot pushed down harder on the accelerator as my stomach cramped up again in a painful spasm. I was speeding through a schoolzone, and as a sign popped up on the side of the road clearly stating '20' I snapped out of my desperate panic and reluctantly dropped from '40' down to '25'. Turning a corner I realized to my horror that it was three o'clock, and the street was mobbed with parents buzzing in and out of the building to collect their children.
I turned to look behind me and I nearly lost it, my asshole puckering as I sucked the poison back inside. I was completely boxed in. Another four cars had already trapped me inside. I smashed the horn, pleading with the traffic on either side to budge. They didn't.
After a gruelling seven and a half agonising minutes and a half hearted search for some sort of viable receptacle and something other than socks to wipe with, the blockage finally gave way. The cars slowly began to move forward. Eagerly creeping behind, I saw the problem. Somebody had broken down right there by the school gates, having finally been repaired and sent along. A wave of relief washed over me as I considered the short journey ahead. The Porsche dealership was a little over a mile away. A dealership which had a bathroom, one I'd used before. Afterall, that's where I'd bought my car. They knew me, and I knew I'd be able to breeze on in, no questions asked. A deep growling rumbled out over the radio and I put my foot down again as soon as I broke through onto the main road. Just a straight shot, and it would all be over.
Not a minute passed until I was once again utterly dismayed, near losing all hope; ready to just give up right there and then and ruin a perfectly decent pair of black suit pants and the interior of my beautiful brand new Porsche's two-colour interior, characterized by a perfectly coordinated interplay of colours, materials and individual finishes suited just for me. A red light shone in the distance, and in its wake sat a long line of idling cars. Lesser cars, all in my way. My gut quaked violently and sharp pains erupted all through my midsection, sweat pouring down my back and growing sticky in the afternoon heat. I peeled myself from the smooth-finish leather, craning my head out the open window just enough to get a good shout across and I screamed as loudly as the rapidly building pressure would allow, but once again my efforts were futile.
Another minute, now five since I first stared down the crimson cyclops - FIVE minutes at a red light - before at last I was granted passage as everyone finally moved along. Taking their sweet time, of course. I took the left, screeching into the Porsche customer parking lot. The engine stayed on and the keys stayed in, I didn't even close the door behind me. There was no time. The car was the least of my concerns at that point, there was only one thing on my mind.
Shoulder-barging through the glass doors, it's as if my vision became tunneled as I focused in on that bright shining door located at the far wall emblazoned with the sign identifying it as a toilet. And only a little bit past two rows of Porsche's that were only slightly better than mine, I was so close. An audible grunt escaped my pursed lips. As I rushed past the reception desk, something grabbed me. It was Gina. Fucking Gina.
"Mr Kleinfeld? Hi! Lovely to see you again! There aren't any problems with the car, are there?" She looked concerned on the surface but only about as far as it might affect her status as the dealership's top salesperson that month.
"What?!" I caught myself before I let slip just how much pain I was in, confused as to why I wasn't just making a break for it. "Oh? No it's… it's amazing. Fantastic, even. It's just… the thing is…"
Gina raised an eyebrow behind her thick hipster glasses. Functional, yet chic. Now appearing sincerely concerned.
"CAN I USE YOUR BATHROOM!?" The words piled out fast and hard in more of a shriek than a polite request. Gina took a small surprised step back before replying apologetically,
"I'm so sorry, but it'll be closed until at least Five. We've had a plumbing issue this morning a-"
My bodily functions erupted loudly against my will, interrupting the dealership's most enterprising saleswoman midsentence as a fetid smell akin to what I imagine a genocide reeks like filled the spacious area, floor to ceiling, within seconds. I stood there in shock, as did Gina. We maintained an uncomfortable mutual stare for a moment before my feet automatically began backing away; unconsciously desperate to escape the nightmare on my stunned behalf.
Others began to correlate the stench with my shuffling presence and two or three pointed in my direction, outing my soiled situation to their small groups of co-workers.
"Don't look at me!" I yelled as involuntarily as I'd emptied my bowels as I crossed the threshold back into the lot, my shrill echo booming as everyone who hadn't previously noticed my embarrassment did then at that exact moment. My mind was racing, while also simultaneously completely blank in an odd mix of trauma, shame, panic and despair. My reputation, tarnished in the blink of an eye like my work slacks.
I got to my still open and blinking Porsche, removed the bottom half of my attire and dumped it all right there beside me on the ground, socks included. They were someone else's problem now. With a quick wipe using the discarded clothing I hopped back inside and sped away from the scene, the smell haunting me the whole way like the memory of that day will haunt my every waking moment forever.
An hour's drive home later and I was sitting outside my house afraid to go inside. I didn't tell my wife what happened to me when she greeted me at the front door, balls out, instead storming upstairs to hide in the shower, opting for the inevitable rumor mill to do the job instead. We never spoke of it, ever. I never spoke about much of anything after that…
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2023.03.25 11:08 Verrgasm Desperation

My foot pushed down harder on the accelerator as my stomach cramped up again in a painful spasm. I was speeding through a schoolzone, and as a sign popped up on the side of the road clearly stating '20' I snapped out of my desperate panic and reluctantly dropped from '40' down to '25'. Turning a corner I realized to my horror that it was three o'clock, and the street was mobbed with parents buzzing in and out of the building to collect their children.
I turned to look behind me and I nearly lost it, my asshole puckering as I sucked the poison back inside. I was completely boxed in. Another four cars had already trapped me inside. I smashed the horn, pleading with the traffic on either side to budge. They didn't.
After a gruelling seven and a half agonising minutes and a half hearted search for some sort of viable receptacle and something other than socks to wipe with, the blockage finally gave way. The cars slowly began to move forward. Eagerly creeping behind, I saw the problem. Somebody had broken down right there by the school gates, having finally been repaired and sent along. A wave of relief washed over me as I considered the short journey ahead. The Porsche dealership was a little over a mile away. A dealership which had a bathroom, one I'd used before. Afterall, that's where I'd bought my car. They knew me, and I knew I'd be able to breeze on in, no questions asked. A deep growling rumbled out over the radio and I put my foot down again as soon as I broke through onto the main road. Just a straight shot, and it would all be over.
Not a minute passed until I was once again utterly dismayed, near losing all hope; ready to just give up right there and then and ruin a perfectly decent pair of black suit pants and the interior of my beautiful brand new Porsche's two-colour interior, characterized by a perfectly coordinated interplay of colours, materials and individual finishes suited just for me. A red light shone in the distance, and in its wake sat a long line of idling cars. Lesser cars, all in my way. My gut quaked violently and sharp pains erupted all through my midsection, sweat pouring down my back and growing sticky in the afternoon heat. I peeled myself from the smooth-finish leather, craning my head out the open window just enough to get a good shout across and I screamed as loudly as the rapidly building pressure would allow, but once again my efforts were futile.
Another minute, now five since I first stared down the crimson cyclops - FIVE minutes at a red light - before at last I was granted passage as everyone finally moved along. Taking their sweet time, of course. I took the left, screeching into the Porsche customer parking lot. The engine stayed on and the keys stayed in, I didn't even close the door behind me. There was no time. The car was the least of my concerns at that point, there was only one thing on my mind.
Shoulder-barging through the glass doors, it's as if my vision became tunneled as I focused in on that bright shining door located at the far wall emblazoned with the sign identifying it as a toilet. And only a little bit past two rows of Porsche's that were only slightly better than mine, I was so close. An audible grunt escaped my pursed lips. As I rushed past the reception desk, something grabbed me. It was Gina. Fucking Gina.
"Mr Kleinfeld? Hi! Lovely to see you again! There aren't any problems with the car, are there?" She looked concerned on the surface but only about as far as it might affect her status as the dealership's top salesperson that month.
"What?!" I caught myself before I let slip just how much pain I was in, confused as to why I wasn't just making a break for it. "Oh? No it's… it's amazing. Fantastic, even. It's just… the thing is…"
Gina raised an eyebrow behind her thick hipster glasses. Functional, yet chic. Now appearing sincerely concerned.
"CAN I USE YOUR BATHROOM!?" The words piled out fast and hard in more of a shriek than a polite request. Gina took a small surprised step back before replying apologetically,
"I'm so sorry, but it'll be closed until at least Five. We've had a plumbing issue this morning a-"
My bodily functions erupted loudly against my will, interrupting the dealership's most enterprising saleswoman midsentence as a fetid smell akin to what I imagine a genocide reeks like filled the spacious area, floor to ceiling, within seconds. I stood there in shock, as did Gina. We maintained an uncomfortable mutual stare for a moment before my feet automatically began backing away; unconsciously desperate to escape the nightmare on my stunned behalf.
Others began to correlate the stench with my shuffling presence and two or three pointed in my direction, outing my soiled situation to their small groups of co-workers.
"Don't look at me!" I yelled as involuntarily as I'd emptied my bowels as I crossed the threshold back into the lot, my shrill echo booming as everyone who hadn't previously noticed my embarrassment did then at that exact moment. My mind was racing, while also simultaneously completely blank in an odd mix of trauma, shame, panic and despair. My reputation, tarnished in the blink of an eye like my work slacks.
I got to my still open and blinking Porsche, removed the bottom half of my attire and dumped it all right there beside me on the ground, socks included. They were someone else's problem now. With a quick wipe using the discarded clothing I hopped back inside and sped away from the scene, the smell haunting me the whole way like the memory of that day will haunt my every waking moment forever.
An hour's drive home later and I was sitting outside my house afraid to go inside. I didn't tell my wife what happened to me when she greeted me at the front door, balls out, instead storming upstairs to hide in the shower, opting for the inevitable rumor mill to do the job instead. We never spoke of it, ever. I never spoke about much of anything after that…
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2023.03.25 11:00 BM2018Bot Daily Discussion Thread: March 25, 2023

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2023.03.25 10:59 GanbaruSunshine Follow-Up to my Type Confusion and Socionics Study

Hello! I recently made a post on the main Socionics reddit regarding my confusing between IEE and EIE.
I learned a lot from that thread and my conversations with others, and feel like I have a better grasp on the system. In order to not fill up the Socionics reddit with more type confusion stuff, I wanted to follow-up on here to see if someone would help me and continue probing me for questions/info about my type! I have a hard time seeing myself as myself without direct feedback from others, so I've hit a snag in terms of my thinking and research.
I attached parts of the questionnaire as well below, I tried to keep the answers brief since there's so many.
##Section 1
**1. How do you work? Why do people go to work? Are there any parameters that determine whether you can do work or not? What are they?*\*
I work in bursts, I have a hard time doing work unless its meaningful to me or benefits others in a way I can see. I think a lot of people go to work just to survive, not necessarily because they enjoy it. That's a system issue which I could go into, but for the sake of this questionnaire, I won't. I think the world would be better if people worked on what they were passionate about and enjoyed and could make a comfortable salary. When I don't agree with the morals/ethics of the work I'm doing, feel it is menial or detrimental to society, I tend to not want to work. Especially if I'm being ordered around. I usually like making my own decisions and being the leader. I'm indecisive, but can be decisive when it comes to figuring out what's best for others. I have a hard time working for myself. I have so many ideas that I'd like to launch and people have told me I have so much potential...but its hard for me to activate it and get going, because I just don't see myself as being that valuable as the wellbeing of others.
**2. How do you determine the quality of work? How do you determine the quality of a purchase? Do you pay any attention to it?*\*
Quality of work depends on the result. If the result is good, I feel it's okay even if the way it was completed was not "following procedure." Quality of purchase I usually determine by doing research on product and what others are saying. I usually like to get the best product I can even if its something small/not used often. I play a lot of attention to that, also along to how the product makes me feel.
**3. There is a professional next to you. How do you know they are a professional? How do you evaluate their skill?*\*
Usually based on their status or how other people perceive them. I can be a bit indifferent to a professional, I see people as pretty much equal regardless of their social status/standing. Usually I think there's too much hype around them and sometimes I won't really agree with societies perception if my understanding/experience differs.
**4. If you struggle to do something, how do you fix that? Do you know if your performance is better or worse than others?*\*
Usually I research or ask others. A lot of times I get stuck on my own in tasks related to myself. Like trying to understand myself. Usually once I talk to someone else I can get a better understanding of what I'm doing wrong and everything clicks. I used to play games competitively and would constantly make the same errors, unable to realizing them myself. Someone would point it out and change my thinking/approach and then I would be able to improve myself as if a weight was lifted. Usually I compare my performance to my past self, I'm most in competition with myself but I also compete against others in private. I want to outdo others, but I'm not cutthroat about it.
**5. How do you measure the success of a job? What standard do you use? Do you pay attention to it? When should you deviate from this standard?*\*
This is kind of hard for me to answer, I don't focus on the things in this section that much. Usually success for me means not failing or reaching the standard. I seem to prioritize avoiding failure more-so than reaching for success. Failure as in running out of town, losing out, making a fatal error...etc.
This whole section is hard to answer, I don't really focus on it. Or well I only do when the need arises, it feels like I need to switch myself over to think about these things, but I'd much rather be invested in other more positive things and not think too much about this. It feels very business like, which I am able to do, but I do these things to achieve the goal of positive change in the world or helping others, reaching my vision.

##Section 2
**1. What is a whole? Can you identify its parts? Are the parts equivalent to the whole?*\*
I don't really know??? I think something is whole when it's fully fulfilled? I can identify the parts perhaps, but I don't know if they're equivalent? They're only equivalent if the whole is meaningful as well? Hard for me to answer this one.
**2. What does "logical" mean? What is your understanding? Do you think that it correlates with the common view? How do you know you are being logical?*\*
Logical to me is about consistency. I don't know if I'm logical or not, but I strive to be when it is needed. I don't really know how to tell, but perhaps I would say I'm being logical if I'm being consistent in my thoughts/methods. To follow-up, I think I can change myself to be almost anything depending on what is needed, but not for long. I think a lot of people feel they are more logical than they really are, especially people who try to remove emotions from the nature of things all together.
**3. What is hierarchy? Give examples of hierarchies. Do you need to follow it? Why or why not? Explain how hierarchy is used in a system you are familiar with.*\*
Basically things that have status over others. I play/love video games so one of my first thoughts are tier lists, they place certain characters in higher positions due to being innately stronger by whatever criteria is relevant to the game. I never really agreed with this because how can we say something is ALWAYS better than the other? For instance, a person can get really good at a specific characteplaystyle and dominate everyone else. I feel when people focus too much on following these things it becomes dogmatic and takes the fun out of things. Even if you want to win, what is the point if you're not doing it your own way? If you're always following what everyone else is doing, what is the point in anything because its no longer your life.
**4. What is classification? How does classification work? Why is it needed and where is it applied? Give examples.*\*
Assigning something to a group or discovering what group it belongs to. Like uncovering the nature of an animal by identifying what group it belongs to scientifically. It can be useful to easily identify similarities between different things or create a system that allows you to draw conclusions without extra work.
**5. Are your ideas consistent? How do you know they are consistent? How do you spot inconsistency in others' ideas?*\*
I would think that they aren't consistent. I don't think it matters though if they are consistent as long as the meaning behind them is consistent. For instance I can change the way I view things pretty easily (and myself) so I wouldn't say I'm a consistent person internally. Outside I can appear as such but its more of a survival based trait less of a natural one. I don't really look to critique inconsistency in others so it's not natural to me. Instead, I like to find certain errors and help a person improve them. Actually the more I think of it, it might be looking for inconsistency. I was always good at proofreading others work, not just for punctuation/grammar, but to see if their ideas make sense in the grand scheme of things. It's unconscious for me to do this, I don't put much thought into it and comes into my head naturally when I see something that feels "incorrect."
An example is when someone is drawing a conclusion and it feels like it's somewhat right, but goes to the state of being extreme. Maybe someone had a bad run-in with a certain gender or culture and they assume all of them are are the same...this doesn't feel right because even though one experience was that way, it's not correct/consistent to assume that all other experiences will be the same. Like correlation does not equal causation?
This section felt a bit harder AT FIRST, but when I thought about it more I had an easier time answering than the first one. Again, I don't really focus on these things consciously, but they do annoy me when people can be a little dogmatic about it. I guess this whole section to me boils down to "right vs wrong" and "correct vs incorrect" I feel like something can be the correct approach even if its not moral/emotional/rational, but then something else kicks in and decides not to act on it if it doesn't meat that criteria.
##Section 3
**1. Can you press people? What methods do you use? How does it happen?*\*
Not really...I kind of struggle with this. Sometimes I get frustrated, because it seems that people always are standing in my way. Usually its when I'm trying to do something for the betterment of others, they like to hinder me from reaching that goal. I relate to maneuvering around them, I don't really run people over. Or I like outperform them passively...becoming more successful, working hard, becoming a bit more stubborn.
**2. How do you get what you want? What do you do if you have to work to get what you want?*\*
Usually getting what I want isn't something I'm concerned with, usually it's what others want that's more important. I usually don't mind doing the hard work if its for what others want...but for what I want it's kind of hard to put in the work.
**3. How do you deal with opposition? What methods do you use to defend your interests?*\*
I can become pretty stubborn. I'm not a person to rely on anger and blow up on people, I'm more likely to try to reason. But I feel like a lot of people can't be reasoned with now, so I try to find alternatives around the conflict.
**4. When do you think it's ok to occupy someone's space? Do you recognize it?*\*
Does this mean physical space or space as an abstract concept? I think physical space is okay (if it means like tendenot combative) when you're emotionally close to the person. I like giving hugs and being near those who I am close to! Otherwise it's probably not okay! I don't think about this at all really.
**5. Do others think you are a strong-willed person? Do you think you have a strong will?*\*
I think I can appear to be weak on the surface, but inside I can be stronger than I realize. Actually, I'm not sure if others see me as this way. I've always had people tell me that I'm stronger than them, stronger than anyone they've met. This is strength in an abstract way, not physical. Just being able to outlast, persevere, not give up, work harder, learn faster, etc. I relate to the concept of quiet strength. I'm at my strongest and best when I'm fighting for others though!
These concepts are kind of weird, because I don't naturally fight others, but I do enjoy certain aggression. I relate to applying pressure or power or drive when other people aren't. For instance, I sometimes like to turn my brain off in games and brute force myself at opponents. I play a lot of support in games, but sometimes I enjoy fighting and don't normally healbot (just passively healing.) Rushing in headfirst is kind of a thrill.
Now that I think about it, I enjoy being active more than passive. I sometimes appear passive because I don't want to cause harm to others, but I enjoy aggression to an extent. More so passion and less of aggression. Being passionate with my emotions, with people I like, touchy-feely, etc! I love being hands on and like work when I can move around. Not physical labor necessarily, but things that keep me moving. I always learned best from actually experiencing something rather than being told. Again it takes a backseat to what other people want though, so I can turn it down if necessary, but it provides a good release of energy for me to be a little loose!
##Section 4
**1. How do you satisfy your physical senses? What examples can you give? What physical experiences are you drawn to?*\*
This is kind of embarrassing, but I feel like satisfying them is almost compulsive for me. I'm attracted to sweets and certain delicacies. I like drinks the most. Food I'm more ambivalent about. Drinks as in things like smoothies, boba tea I loveee, teas of all kinds, milkshakes, all kinds of sweet drinks. I don't drink or smoke, but I like the way these make me emotionally better.
Also can be a little sexual, but I hide this part from my public image. I think sexual desires are pretty natural and people act like they're more taboo. Not necessarily should be flaunted in a trashy way...but people should accept that its natural to be sexually attracted to people, have different tastes, and want to explore them? Like I can understand why people are turned-off from it, but I think it's not good to deny our own natural instincts.
Ok on top of that, I'm drawn to things like good feelings and rush of excitement/energy! I don't even have to be the one doing it, but seeing other people doing something cool, gives me goosebumps. ANOTHER BIG THING IS MUSIC. I love listening to music and it affects me emotionally. Like I get goosebumps easily from songs that touch me to core. Sound is very big for me, I rely on it for everything. Sight would be next or maybe touch.
I love to move around and run. I run pretty much everywhere which can be kind of weird. But I always wondered why people just walk places...? Like its so much more fun to run and you can get to where you're going faster. It's nice to run when its windy too, it creates the perfect atmosphere. I think I'm getting carried away so I'll stop here.
**2. How do you find harmony with your environment? How do you build a harmonious environment? What happens if this harmony is disturbed?*\*
Hmm, I don't really know. I don't understand somewhat. Harmony with my environment is it like being comfortable? Because I'm comfortable when everyone else around is comfortable. So I usually work to make others comfortable. Sometimes I wish I was on my own, because I feel I would be perfectly comfortable and not have to be oriented to everyone else all the time. I have lived like that before though and was pretty set in inertia/apathy, becoming a slave to my impulses.
For instance in college, I moved out of my family home and stayed in a solo dorm. It was nice having the freedom at first, but it started to reinforce my worse habits. Without external expectations/motivations, I couldn't find a reason to do much of anything. So I ended up not going to classes, not finishing my work, becoming sluggish. The more alone I stayed the more sluggish and worn down I became. Instead of correcting it, I turned to impulsive needs...binging TV and the like. It wasn't until I was forced out of that environment that I turned back to my normal self again.
So sometimes my harmony being disturbed is beneficial to wake me up out of inertia.
**3. What does comfort mean to you? How do you create it?*\*
Comfort means being in a good state that allows me to be emotionally stable. State as in a mindset, or harboring/staying true to positive emotional feelings. Being comfortable that I won't be attacked for being myself or not necessarily having to bend to the needs of everyone else. I...don't necessarily create it I'm usually forced into it after everything else falls to the wayside.
Outside of that, I sometimes force myself to have this comfort by taking time away from the outside world...while also being connected to the outside world? Like it could be picking up a book I've always wanted to read or manga/anime I've wanted to watch. Playing a game that is solo and just delving into the story. Or thinking about myself and life and what I want out of it. Basically I get the comfort when I focus on my needs for a change, and not everyone elses. OH comfort also comes when I have a guide/goal to follow. I don't like being restricted or forced to do something, but again I can feel aimless when there's no clear path, next steps, or goal for me to work towards. Again I start feeling like things are static and unchanging and it's depressing. So when I have something like that, I feel comfortable and really get in touch with my inner strength.
**4. How do you express yourself in your hobbies? How do you engage yourself with those things?*\*
OH this is fun! My hobbies are what's really real and true to me! Like I enjoy my hobbies and turn the knowledge I gain from them, experiences, and well the emotional energy into my pursuits in the real world. I'd feel most at home doing work related to my hobbies as long as it's benefiting the world in some way. I don't really have a preference for escaping or running away from problems using them. Sometimes it helps me quiet down my anxiety though.
My hobbies are writing, music, games, anime/manga, and collecting! I enjoy collecting things that are meaningful to me such as figurines...I also like crystals. Usually I represent these things and carry them with me to keep myself grounded and motivated. My wardrobe is based a lot on my hobbies as well.
My passion for these things usually is what takes me into new experiences, I became a leader and met most of my close relationships through my interests. I feel like it's a part I've come to neglect as I've gotten older because it takes a backseat to what I feel I need to do or should do to support others/my family. But its still very important to me.

**5. Tell us how you'd design any room, house or an office. Do you do it yourself, or trust someone else to do it? Why?*\*
I usually talk big and say I'd do it myself...then end up asking for help because I'm indecisive! When I was younger I was much more confident just relying on my own perception and likes/dislikes for what I made/designed. For some reason getting older made me less confident in my own ability to judge that, so sometimes I have to seek out others to tell me. I don't always like to do that though, because it loses it's personal meaning for me when I share too much of my interests/ideas with others. It doesn't feel special anymore.
This section was really fun to write about! It also makes me feel a bit bad, because I feel like I've neglected myself here and should focus on this more.
##Section 5
**1. Is it acceptable to express emotions in public? Give examples of inappropriate expression of emotions.*\*
Yes I think it's acceptable as long as it's not overdone to the point of being phony/attention-seeking. Some things can be kind of trashy, such as excessive displays of affection. I think people are too harsh on others who display emotion out in the open though! Like those who end up crying due to the pressure/stress they face. I've always tried not to show my worse sides to maintain a certain image/stability. The times I've cried in public have been very few and could be counted on one hand. But I don't judge others for doing so.
**2. How do you express your emotions? Can you tell how your expressions affect others in a positive or negative way?*\*
I don't think I express them that least in real life. I much prefer communicating my emotions via text and find it hard to be fully vulnerable with someone face-to-face. I don't think it's because I'm not emotional though, I relate to most things through emotion. It's just perhaps an insecurity that I gained due to the environment I was in. I've had harden myself to withstand some of worse parts of life and sometimes I feel people will think less of me if I'm fully myself. It slips out online though because its a place I'm much more comfortable with, almost with my family. Again just positive emotions, I tend to hide my negative emotions a bit better. When I was younger, I was described as having a poker face, but I would mostly keep a pleasant expression at most times.
**3. Are you able to change your demeanor in order to interact with your environment in a more or less suitable way? How do you determine what is suitable?*\*
It's not necessarily to interact with the environment, I feel I naturally become what people see in me. I have trouble typing myself because of this. If someone tells me I am IEE I will be an IEE. If someone says I'm EIE, I will act like that. My image will shift to match the expectations of others in a way. It's not even something I want to do, but I can't turn it off. It's more or less what's suitable, but what would make the person feel better.
**4. In what situations do you feel others' feelings? Can you give examples of when you wanted to improve the mood of others?*\*
Usually I feel emotion/feelings in regards to everything. Things (even objects) seem to be emotion colored. As in when I look at something in invokes some type of feeling. The same goes for anyone I'm interacting with. So of course I look for the best way to improve someones feelings. I had a struggle with this when I worked in education, I conflicted with other educators because they were focused on the accuracy of the material and doing things from their perspective. I was more focused on the students emotional/mental state and if they were feeling good/healthy. I felt they learned more when someone adequately addressed their needs holistically, as humans. More so than when the focus was on memorization of material.
**5. How do others' emotions affect you? How does your internal emotional state correlate or contrast with what you express?*\*
They affect me so much. Its almost like I absorb them. When I was younger people would describe me almost like a sponge...but unlike a sponge I wouldn't hold onto the emotions. It would go inside and flow through me, I'd experience it and then it'd flow out. Now I feel like I can hold onto them more when I'm less healthy. Usually my internal state is hard to portray. I try to express myself, but sometimes its hard to get the right words or adequately put the feeling into words. That's why I tend to focus so much more on others. Understanding everyone else is easier...myself is the real mystery.
Again this section was easy for me to answer, but it felt a little more serious. Still not bad though!
##Section 6
**1. How can you tell how much emotional space there is between yourself and others? How can you affect this space?*\*
Don't really know how to answer this. I don't understand the concept of emotional space. Does this mean like a gap between my feelings and others? I feel like I only fee this when I'm alone then, when I'm with others the feelings merge together.
**2. How do you determine how much you like or dislike someone else? How does this affect your relationships?*\*
Usually based on how they treat others and what values they hold (also how they act on those values.) I don't really like individuals who are really controlling of others and judge them for their behavior, but honestly I can see a charm in most behavior quirks! Things that are just bad no matter like racism, sexism, homophobia, etc are pretty much non negotiable, especially if they're causing direct harm to others because of those values.
I also don't like when people try to overrun or discount my own values or try to shape my values into something they're not. This has caused me to end a few relationships. Sometimes I end up leaving the relationship because I've noticed how merged I am with my partner and it bothers me. I've lost some really good relationships though...when all that was needed were a few boundaries. So I regret this tendency.
**3. How do you move from a distant relationship to a close one? What are the distinguishing characteristics of a close relationship?*\*
This happens kind of naturally...but usually I become more engaged with someone who needs help. I make friends very easily, they usually end up seeking me out. I sometimes act as the person to do things for them, take initiative, while they're a bit more passive. I'm not necessarily seeking that role but I naturally meld into it. Most close friends/partners I had were due to me offering to help them and taking an interest in their development.
I mentioned this before but people tend to follow me around? Like physically and literally...look to me to lead them. I sometimes express discomfort on the service but I enjoy it being connected to a person this way and serving as a guide for them. Usually they help me by providing constant support/affection.
Close relationships are usually ones though where I can be my vulnerable self. They don't have as many expectations from me anymore and I can just be what I am. But I don't usually know what I I hope they can help me find this too.
**4. How do you know that you are a moral person? Where do you draw your morality from? Do you believe others should share your beliefs on what's moral? Why?*\*
Hmm, I don't really know if I am one. I try to do the right thing, and that's pretty much it. There's not really anything else I think about, I only really know what bothers me when it occurs in a real situation. Real or maybe an example of one. I just try to do what's right for others and myself...but I learned being right is hard...sometimes and not clear cut. I don't think people need to share my beliefs, I don't think I'd force them on others. People just need to be respectful of others beliefs...but not if they're just pure hate. I think sometimes we're too tolerant to beliefs that are actually not beliefs just hate.
**5. Someone you care about is acting distant to you. How do you know when this attitude is a reflection of your relationship?*\*
Don't really know...I think I wouldn't really think of this as a relationship issue but more of something being wrong with the person. Usually when someone is consistently different, I don't have much drive to maintain contact.
This sections feels a little abstract, so I can't really answer properly...I don't see things or relationships this way, the whole concept of "relationship" as something separate doesn't really occur to me. I just think of the other person.
##Section 7
**1. How can you tell someone has the potential to be a successful person? What qualities make a successful person and why?*\*
I think almost everyone has the potential to change themselves for the better. Success isn't about career, money, me its more about utilizing your strengths and pursuing your passion to be what you want to be. If a person wants to live comfortable then that's their version of success. If another wants to be the president, that's their version. Neither are incorrect as long as they are happy and fulfilled.
**2. Where would you start when looking for a new hobby? How do you find new opportunities and how do you choose which would be best?*\*
Hmm I don't really go out looking for hobbies. My interests were formed naturally by things I felt a connection to. I have a hard time narrowing down new opportunities to ones that I'd really think are best but searching for them again seems pretty easy, like I don't need to think about it.
**3. How do you interpret the following statement: "Ideas don't need to be feasible in order to be worthwhile." Do you agree or disagree, and why?*\*
I don't really agree or disagree, because what is feasible? What is an example of an non-feasible idea? One that can't be applied realistically in this current moment? Well how do we know it can't be applied? Like who is the judge? I think almost anything can be possible, we just may not be aware of the method to make it possible yet. So I feel like any idea holds merit and shouldn't be constrained by what's real right now.
**4. Describe your thought process when relating the following ideas: swimming, chicken, sciences. Do you think that others would draw the same or different connections?*\*
Chickens may swim in lakes sometimes and a scientist might study why chickens are doing so. Perhaps this is unusual behavior for chickens to be swimming so they're taking an look into the cause of this behavior? Or maybe they found a way to enhance the taste of chicken by swimming through a certain body of water? That sounds really stupid but popped in my head! Perhaps someones an actual "chicken" or coward and swimming to get away from their science exam. There's many things I can think of with this haha. I don't think people would think the same, but there's so many things you could link this to.
Another one...there's been research on swimming science...perhaps a new swimming technique that replicates the movements of a chicken. Or maybe some scientists thought it'd be cool to eat chicken while swimming to get newfound inspiration? I could keep going but I'll stop because these sound stupid lol.
**5. How would you summarize the qualities that are essential to who you are? What kind of potential in you has yet to be actualized and why?*\*
I don't...really know. I mean I do know but also don't. The qualities most important to me are being open-minded and adaptable, being kind, having hope and perseverance. I would hate to become a close-minded, stuck in the mud person. I want to believe in things even if they're silly or unrealistic. Life is magical and I think people should take things less seriously some times. Not everything needs to be proved to have value.
Potential that has yet to be actualized...probably a lot. I feel like I could do a lot of good for this world and others, but I'm holding myself back. Why? I don't really know why, but perhaps I'm scared of being too much or even more so, scared of not being able to realize this. If I try my hardest and still fail, then what is left?
At the same time, I think other's see my potential more than I see it myself.
Nothing much to say about this one, seemed pretty straightforward to me!
##Section 8
**1. How do people change? Can you describe how various events change people? Can others see those changes?*\*
Nature vs nurture is what comes to mind. Some people are dealt a hand and they may not change much from that. Others are changed by life and their circumstances. I think trauma is a big thing that changes people...also the demands of our world. The world we live in or well our "society" is not built to support everyone. It's not fair and it's not right, so I can see people being forced to change just to survive. This really bothers me. Other people can see those changes, but I think sometimes those who are lucky to fit well with this society tend to look the other way.
**2. How do you feel and experience time? Can time be wasted? How?*\*
I don't? I can sometimes pinpoint exactly what time it is without a clock. Other times I can be very off. I don't really think time is wasted unless you're doing something you don't like. If its fun its not a waste as its contributing to your wellness of spirit.
**3. Is there anything that cannot be described with words? What is it? If so, how can we understand what it is if language does not work?*\*
A lot of things...probably the inner nature of humans. For me, I can't express what I truly feel inside. It comes out somewhat, but it's never what I truly feel or imagine. There are other things like invisible bonds we have to others, things you just know without needing to explain. Being bonded or drawn to someone or something for no particular can't really describe it or what causes just happens.
To understand it...well you can't really? At least not fully. If you could, it'd ruin the nature of it. To me this feels more like something spiritual than a material world issue.
**4. How do you anticipate events unfolding? How can you observe such unfoldments in your environment?*\*
Usually I can tell the direction something is headed by the patterns that are present. It doesn't need to be a direct correlation, there doesn't need to be proof...sometimes there's just a feeling. Knowing that its right, or at least being very sure. If asked to explain it can't really be explained...but you just know? Also based off past trends and behavior. I look at symbols or experiences I've had before or witnessed in different places (past experiences, representations in media, in other things.) Honestly I enjoy fiction because it teaches so much about why things happen and HOW they happen. So by understanding the cause/effect in fiction, you can identify the same in the real world.
**5. In what situations is timing important? How do you know the time is right to act? How do you feel about waiting for the right moment?*\*
There's an instinct to just do it. Like the meme, but I've always thought there's a lot of truth in it. I think you'll just know, but the question is less of knowing the time and more of getting yourself to have the courage to take the step. I've missed a lot of things because I knew the time was right...felt it to my core, but I didn't believe in it or myself enough to act on it. Those are my biggest regrets honestly. Of course I was instantly proven right, that I did actually know and I should've acted. But I just couldn't do it.
Waiting for the right moment has merit too! I do that sometimes when the answer isn't clear. Again its just a gut instinct, nothing concrete to base it off. When I feel it, I get a sense inside that I should wait. Almost like some inner voice tells me to wait it out. I'll try to force things sometimes, but it never goes well. It goes back to "just wait." Eventually the right time appears and I realize it was worth waiting for.
I liked this section, it feels like a part of myself that was...lost to history, but was brought to light again.
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2023.03.25 10:25 StarBurstero Analysis of Neo Egoist League Teams

I've been wanting to make an analysis on the NEL Teams as of now but couldn't before. Now with the Bastard Munchen vs Ubers starting, I believe I have a good idea on all of the team structures. I'll be discussing how each Blue Lock Players have adapted into their new surroundings. I hope you enjoy this medium-long analysis with a few little theories added on top of it.
The World of pros - Imgur
The NEL arc is a setting where the Blue Lockers have to challenge themselves to live among the pros.As Ego said before, it really is like an interesting game of musical chairs with its own unique set of rules. Our Blue Lockers have many options to survive whether it's adapting to the team, coexisting or turning the team into their own game of musical chairs. I'm going to be discussing how each of our Blue Lockers have manage to survive so far.
Barcha: A Canvas If I had to describe the U-20 Barcha team system. It would be like a clear canvas without any idea on it so far. The team had an unpainted canvas where anyone could pour their creativity on it. Which is what Bachira did, after hearing Lavinho's philosophy of copying other strong players into his playstyle. Bachira went on to train his imagination and body in order to embody the ideals of Ginga into his monster playstyle. Leading to him creating a whole new dribbling style of Ginga x Monster.
Adult Bachira is now able to wait and react to others with his new dribbling style.
What's interesting about this is not only is his dribbling style more efficient with him spending less energy on his center of gravity towards the ball. His teammates are now able to match up to Bachira's rhythm which previously in the story was unreadable with his crazy like dribbling style(child). He's basically turned this into a Kaiser like system where the U-20 Barcha teammates and Blue Lockers(Otaya and U-20 defenders in the future) can now react with his plays allowing him to mass produce goals as a striker.
Bee Shot!
In the future, I suspect the story will highlight how much of a monster Bachira has become with Lavinho's philosophy of copying stronger players into his playstyle and evolving his monster even further. It's true that Barcha is a relatively weak team, but with someone like Bachira to lead them into turning 0 to 1 as a striker. They could become a team in the league that could mass produce goals for Bachira similar to how Kaiser was the one mass producing goals for Bastard Munchen with his Kaiser impact.
Manshine City: Superstars Manshine City is an interesting team to dissect, a team that is known for focusing on speed and rush. This team has a superstar like system where any forwards can shine under the right circumstances. I'll explain futher below while dissecting each of the three main stars on the team.
Speed Panther Chigiri
Chigiri is a player that a few people in the fandom tend to underrate just because he focuses solely on speed. Personally, that's what makes him such an exceptional player. Someone who focuses solely on speed and hones it into a powerful weapon is capable of great things like Loki for example. Before the NEL arc, his speed was the only weapon he had in order to score goals for himself, but it wasn't enough to compete with the top strikers in Blue Lock. Now with the addition of his golden zone, he's able to utilize a Mach cut-in to enter 44 degrees and 19 meters away from the goal zone to mass produce goals. On paper it sounds like something easy to counter if you know it's coming, but it's impossible to counter the moment he touches his golden zone. A powerful speed x Golden Zone has created an amazing winger like Chigiri. I believe he'll score a goal against P.X.G to further highlight this and possibly the only goal scored against P.X.G...
Copy Master Chameleon Reo
Before I touch on Reo's development, I'm going to comment on the Reo and Nagi relationship drama....
Reo is an exceptional player with an amazing dexterity with highly balanced stats that allows him to copy almost any play. His only fault as a player is that he doesn't understand how amazing he is and believes he needs an otherworldly talent to be his guiding star. Don't get me wrong, Nagi and Reo will win the world cup together, but they're going about this the wrong way. They need to grow stronger individually and stop relying on each other. I believe there will be another breakup soon possibly in the 2nd or 3rd NEL match for Manshine City and it'll be further explored in Blue Lock: Nagi (Check it out! It's a really great read).
I believe the hint to Reo's development lies in him perfecting his copying ability and completing his fusion of Itoshi Sae and Itoshi Rin as he mentioned before. Once the breakup happens, he'll focus on his physicals even more to create a body that allows this fusion. This will allow him to be a game master to pass to anyone he deems worthy enough to handle his passes and score whatever goals he wants. By creating the perfect body to handle both Itoshi Sae and Itoshi Rin plays, it'll no longer be a mere copy, but something of his own origin. We could possibly see the newly debut Reo at the end of the NEL.
![img](y83ooei15upa1 "Metavision x Fusion of Itoshi Brothers playstyle x Physicals to handle said playstyle= Newly Evolved Reo ")
Giver of Life and Bringer of Death Nagi SeishiroSame with Reo, Nagi has seemingly reverted back to his old mindset. I believe he'll have his ego crushed in the P.X.G match and be reawakened in the Barcha or Ubers match. Most likely Ubers, as him and Barou have a very interesting rivalry and Barou could possibly wake up the sleeping Nagi Seishiro's newly found ego.
Nagi is a genius with his genius trap like ability of "creating a trap that blows life into a play" or "An absorbing trap that kills the momentum to zero"(Life and Death) . He's an interesting character that has a life and death motif going on a lot. He's added even more new traps into his arsenals such as a trap that can reset a play to zero. To me that's personally the biggest hint to Nagi's development and Agi was going in the right direction while teaching Nagi.
By Nagi being able to reset a play whenever he wants with his traps, this would allow him to take a moment to observe the situation and from there start to playmake. He could create his own plays that flows off his traps and turn the game around in an instant. It's such an interesting idea and I personally hope he overcomes this trial and makes a comeback by his 4th NEL match. By the end of the arc, we could potentially see the rebirth of Nagi Seishirou who can now playmake, has more football knowledge and is more of a threat on the field. He would no longer be a baby chick, but a full-grown adult chicken ready to rumble.
A trap that resets a play to Zero!!!
*Superstars!*After finally analyzing the three main stars of Manshine City. I believe their next two matches will focus on Chigiri being the main star against P.X.G while Reo will be the main star against Barcha after the breakup. This will lead to the rebirth of the team with their 4th match against Ubers. With Nagi returning to the role of creating on the field and Reo/Chigiri having a strong presence on the field as it was intended.
Ubers: Yin & Yang Defense (Yang): I'll start off with the defense aspect of Ubers. The midfield is crowded with around 5 players with Niko serving as a center midfielder. Which is interesting, but this allows him to serve as a watch tower in the midfield and to begin a high press with his teammates when the opposition has the ball. The moment the opposition breaks past the midfield and enters the backline is when the two center backs (Aryu and Aiku being to move in). Aiku with his meta vision should be able to pick up the most vulnerable spaces in his side of the field while Aryu with his long limbs can help to try and recover the ball. When all else fails, is when comes the sweeper and New Gen 11 player Lorenzo...
You can tell this formation was made specifically with Lorenzo and Barou in mind after chapter 211. Lorenzo serves a sweeper on defense that helps to pick up loose balls or steal balls from opposing players when the opposition is trying to score. With his excellent vision, ridiculous zombie limbs and physique he was able to stop a Kaiser Impact before it hit the ball! He's an incredible defensive player that seems to be the main boss of Uber's defense, but the moment Ubers has the ball is when the switch happens!
I love how strategic Ubers is!
Attack (Yin): Niko and Lorenzo proceed to swap places with Niko now acting as a center back and fulfilling his role as a watch tower even more now with his spatial awareness(and possibly meta vision later in match which is highly likely). This allows Lorenzo to act as a midfielder and bypass the enemies with his extreme zombie like dribbling while connecting with his team members through passes to avoid the opposing team. While all of their attention is on Lorenzo, this will allow the Shadow King Barou to score goals. Which I believe is one of the main reasons Barou was able to mass produce goals during Barcha, but that would be a bit too easy...
What's interesting about Uber's formation is that it's a 3-5-1-1. With Sendou serving behind Barou, I believe Sendou serves as a light source for Barou. You see in the Nagi spinoff and the Manga, it's stated and shown multiple times that Barou is at his best when he can work freely without anyone pressuring him. With Sendou serving a sort of false striker, he's able to keep the heat off Barou and allows Barou to work undetected and mass produce goals.
Shadow King...I wonder what new techniques he picked up in Ubers. Really makes ya think
We could potentially see a varied different number of plays with Barou working in the shadows while Lorenzo or Sendou keeps the attention off of him. The only players who would most likely have a good idea of where Barou is hiding would either be those with meta vision or those with extremely high perception like Lorenzo. Uber's team is really interesting because it shows that to survive in a team like this, Barou had to co-exist with the Ace Defender of the team Lorenzo to give birth to such a team. It's another example of how one survives in a Pro like environment! Bastard Munchen: Throne Wars
Two Princes fighting for the throne!
Side Note: This will be the only section where I will not focus on every relevant BL Player. I apologize Yuki fans (Cool Rival to Isagi), Hiori fans(Already made a post on his development😊 Hiori's potential as a playmaker : BlueLock ( ) , Raichi fans (He's set up for some great defensive showcase in the Ubers match), Gagamaru fans (Amazing goalkeeper) and Igaguri fans.
This team is just a straight up warzone. Unlike the other 3 teams where the wasn't an established system (Barcha) or coexisting with an established system (Ubers). Bastard Munchen already had an established system with Kaiser as the ace that mass produced goals with his Kaiser Impact. The only way for any Blue Lock player to show off their worth would have been to follow along with his system (Impossible for someone like Isagi) or prove that you're a better option than Kaiser. With the latter option leading to the fierce power struggle that we're seeing 3 matches later even against Ubers as of now.
What will be the outcome of the power struggle? It's hard to say, but I believe that Bastard Munchen vs Ubers is possibly when the heart of Bastard Munchen will finally be established. There are several reasons why I believe this match will be the ending of the power struggle. The 1st major reason is that I believe Ness will be replaced by Hiori during this match(Read my last post for details if you're interested.). The 2nd major reason is the reveal of Isagi's 100% as of chapter 208. If Isagi has really managed to boost up his chances of scoring a goal to 100% against someone even like Kaiser. Then we're set up for either 1 or 2 Isagi goals against Ubers. I see Isagi scoring at least 1 with Kaiser scoring at least 1, the 3rd goal could be an unknown wildcard like Kunigami or one of the two princes.
I'm excited to see his 100% goal scoring formula soon! Show us your Ego Striker!
With most of the Blue Lock players now invading Bastard Munchen's starting 11 and possibly replacing like Ness by the start of the P.X.G match along with Isagi proving that he's just as equal (or better) at scoring goals like Kaiser. This will lead into Kaiser fulfilling the Naked King prophecy by the start of the P.X.G match. Although a King without his clothes is still a king, I believe the P.X.G match will help to further grow Kaiser as a player with his rival Isagi proving to be an obstacle to him.
P.X.G: Troublesome Youngsters Side Note: Entire section will literally be speculation, hopefully you enjoy it/take it into consideration.
P.X.G's Philosophy: P.X.G's philosophy is.....nothing. France in Blue Lock was described as a league acting as a gateway to success for newcomers and young players. I believe it's one of the reasons Loki a player who's 17 years old genius is mentoring P.X.G. It serves more of a team to show off up and coming new talents like Rin, Shidou and possibly a new gen 11 if they have one(very likely).
New Gen 11: Center Midfielde Center Attacking Midfielder
Possible New Gen 11?

I believe P.X.G will have a genius playmaking CAM/CM on their team. He could serve as the reason why they were able to bypass someone like Lorenzo very easily (he most likely played if he's the type to switch to MF) and win against Ubers. Not to mention he could easily serve as the link between Rin and Shidou and could feed them goals easily. There's one more important thing to note in the image, take a look at his right foot. It looks like he could have possibly made a side pass/backheel pass to Rin allowing him to score that amazing goal we see as of now. Also, my last reason for thinking he's a NG 11 is that his design is fire, it's a shallow reason, but holy cow is his design is fire.
Shidou and Kunigami
Excited to see him again soon
Not much to say on Shidou, but we'll most likely see a confrontation of Kunigami vs Shidou. With Shidou possibly leveling up and forming chemical reactions with a NG 11 CAM/CM against Kunigami who will regain his original hero personality against Shidou and show him how he's improved. We could see a wildcard flashback of why he became the way he did with him finally coming to terms with it or surpassing his ego.
![img](xm7aq0mstupa1 "Destroyer Rin ")
Rin and Isagi: I expect Rin in this match to finally understand his destroyer ego and learn how to use it well. With him switching from a logical playstyle to a more instinctive playstyle like his destroyer mode. I expect Isagi to be the catalyst for him returning to his destroyer mode and the only one who could possibly coordinate with Rin would be the NG 11 playmaker. We could possibly see various combinations between the two of them.
Bonus section: Isagi's Original Ego( True Spatial Awareness: Original Ego : BlueLock ( )Saw a pretty cool theory a while back on Isagi unlocking his original ego before his Ichinan High carrier. I like this theory mainly because the Bastard Munchen vs P.X.G match could serve as a battle between Original Egos (Isagi and Kunigami) vs Original Egos (Rin and Shidou). With Rin returning to his destroyer Ego, Kunigami returning to his Hero Ego, Shidou returning to his Horny Ego????(honestly not sure if he has one, but we could potentially see his backstory in this match) and Isagi returning to his original ego. If what the light novel states is true about Isagi being able to just sense everything around him to the point of telling when it would rain, feeling the air around him and spotting a mosquitoes from a distance. This would further level up all his current abilities to the next level to the point he just knows where everything on the field is automatically. Honestly, I'm excited to see Rin, Shidou, NG11 cool dude vs Yoichi, Kunigami and Kaiser. I think it could possibly be the best match in the series as of now.
Thank you for reading this long analysis/theory, let me know what you think down below.
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2023.03.25 10:25 Noy2222 Pitch a TV show about CIA operatives trying to infiltrate a theater production that they suspect is a front for a terrorist organization. The show is titled "Bad Actors"

Title: Bad Actors
Genre: Action-Comedy
Logline: When the CIA suspects that a theater production is a front for a terrorist organization, two bumbling agents must go undercover as actors to infiltrate the troupe, but they soon find themselves entangled in a world of high-stakes drama, both on and off the stage.
Synopsis: "Bad Actors" follows the misadventures of CIA operatives, Agent Jack Hartman and Agent Susan Miller, who are assigned to investigate the Shining Star Theater Company, a traveling theater troupe that the CIA suspects is a cover for a terrorist organization plotting a major attack on US soil.
Jack and Susan are not your typical CIA agents—Jack is a charismatic but clumsy field agent with a flair for the dramatic, while Susan is a highly analytical desk agent who's more comfortable behind a computer than in the spotlight. Together, they must step out of their comfort zones and join the cast of the theater company's latest production, a Shakespearean tragedy titled "The Doomsday Masquerade."
As they navigate their way through auditions, rehearsals, and performances, Jack and Susan must balance their roles as actors with their mission to uncover the truth about the terrorist plot. Along the way, they encounter a colorful cast of characters, including the eccentric and secretive director, the prima donna leading lady, the diva-like stage manager, and the enigmatic playwright who may or may not be the mastermind behind the plot.
As opening night approaches, Jack and Susan find themselves embroiled in a series of unexpected twists and turns that blur the lines between fiction and reality. They discover that not all is as it seems at the Shining Star Theater Company, and they must race against time to stop the terrorist plot before the final curtain falls.
"Bad Actors" is a show that combines the high-stakes tension of a spy thriller with the humor and hijinks of a classic comedy. Filled with action, intrigue, and plenty of theatrical antics, this show will keep viewers on the edge of their seats, laughing one moment and gasping the next.
From botched line readings to daring stunts, from dramatic confrontations to unexpected romances, "Bad Actors" is a show that takes center stage in the world of espionage and entertainment. In the end, Jack and Susan learn that being undercover actors is no easy feat, and that in the world of theater, the show must go on—no matter what the cost.
Tagline: "Espionage and entertainment collide in a high-stakes performance where the spotlight is on saving the world."
For the main cast of "Bad Actors," the show will require actors who can balance the comedic and action-packed elements of the series. Here are some suggested actors for the main roles:
Agent Jack Hartman - Chris Pratt Description: Charismatic but clumsy field agent with a flair for the dramatic. Reasoning: Chris Pratt's comedic timing, charm, and experience in action roles make him an ideal fit for the role of Agent Jack Hartman.
Agent Susan Miller - Mindy Kaling Description: Highly analytical desk agent who's more comfortable behind a computer than in the spotlight. Reasoning: Mindy Kaling's comedic talent and ability to portray intelligent and quirky characters would make her a great choice for the role of Agent Susan Miller.
The Director - Stanley Tucci Description: Eccentric and secretive director of the Shining Star Theater Company. Reasoning: Stanley Tucci has a versatile acting range and can bring depth and complexity to the role of the theater director.
The Leading Lady - Lupita Nyong'o Description: The prima donna leading lady of the theater company's latest production. Reasoning: Lupita Nyong'o is a talented and acclaimed actress who can portray the elegance and charisma of the leading lady, as well as the intensity required for the character's dramatic scenes.
The Stage Manager - Tituss Burgess Description: Diva-like stage manager who keeps the theater company running smoothly. Reasoning: Tituss Burgess's vibrant personality and comedic chops would make him a standout choice for the role of the humorous and commanding stage manager.
The Playwright - Rami Malek Description: Enigmatic playwright who may or may not be the mastermind behind the terrorist plot. Reasoning: Rami Malek's intensity and ability to portray mysterious characters make him an intriguing choice for the role of the playwright with hidden motives.
Please note that these are just suggested actors, and the casting process would involve considering a wide range of talented individuals for these roles. Ultimately, the final casting decisions would depend on factors such as availability, chemistry between actors, and alignment with the show's creative vision.
  1. "A Midspring Night's Scheme" (Parody of "A Midsummer Night's Dream")
  2. "Much Ado About Espionage" (Parody of "Much Ado About Nothing")
  3. "The Phantom of the Operation" (Parody of "The Phantom of the Opera")
  4. "Deathtrap of a Salesman" (Parody of "Death of a Salesman")
  5. "Les Misérable Agents" (Parody of "Les Misérables")
  6. "Spies and Dolls" (Parody of "Guys and Dolls")
  7. "The Importance of Being Undercover" (Parody of "The Importance of Being Earnest")
  8. "West Side Spycraft" (Parody of "West Side Story")
  9. "The Spy Who Came in from the Stage" (Parody of "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold")
  10. "The Taming of the Clue" (Parody of "The Taming of the Shrew")
  11. "The Sound of Espionage" (Parody of "The Sound of Music")
  12. "Waiting for Gadgets" (Parody of "Waiting for Godot")
  13. "All's Well That Spies Well" (Parody of "All's Well That Ends Well")
  14. "Into the Field" (Parody of "Into the Woods")
  15. "Hamlet, Agent of Denmark" (Parody of "Hamlet")
  16. "The Final Curtain Call" (An original title for the season finale, referencing the final resolution of the espionage mission)
These episode titles playfully reference well-known plays and musicals, while also hinting at the espionage and undercover themes of the show "Bad Actors." The titles are intended to capture the comedic and action-packed spirit of the series, as well as its theatrical setting.
Title: "A Midspring Night's Scheme" (Episode 1, "Bad Actors")
Synopsis: In the bustling city of Washington, D.C., we are introduced to the Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) headquarters, where Agent Jack Hartman is receiving an urgent briefing on a potential terrorist threat. Jack, a charming but clumsy field agent, listens intently as his superiors inform him of suspicious activity linked to the Shining Star Theater Company, a traveling troupe that's set to perform in the city.
The CIA suspects that the theater company is a front for a shadowy terrorist organization, and they believe the group is plotting a major attack on U.S. soil. However, with no concrete evidence to justify a raid, the CIA must take a more discreet approach—sending agents undercover to infiltrate the theater troupe and gather intelligence.
Enter Agent Susan Miller, an analytical and introverted desk agent who's more accustomed to data analysis than fieldwork. Susan is surprised and apprehensive when she's paired with Jack for this mission. Despite her reluctance, she's determined to prove her capabilities.
To gain access to the theater company, Jack and Susan pose as aspiring actors and audition for roles in the troupe's latest production, "The Doomsday Masquerade," a Shakespearean tragedy. Jack, with his natural flair for the dramatic, lands a supporting role with ease. Susan, on the other hand, struggles with stage fright, but her quick thinking during a botched audition earns her a spot as an understudy.
As they immerse themselves in the world of theater, Jack and Susan meet a colorful cast of characters, including the enigmatic director who's passionate about his craft, the prima donna leading lady who demands perfection, and the suspicious playwright who seems to have ulterior motives.
As rehearsals commence, Jack and Susan must navigate the challenges of their undercover roles, including memorizing lines, handling prop mishaps, and managing backstage drama—all while keeping their true identities a secret. Tensions rise as they attempt to gather intel, and they soon discover that the theater is filled with hidden clues, coded messages, and a sense of unease.
As the episode draws to a close, Jack and Susan witness a cryptic exchange between the director and the playwright. The pair realize they've stumbled upon something much larger and more dangerous than they initially anticipated. With the curtain rising on opening night in just a few weeks, they know the clock is ticking on their mission.
The stage is set, the players are in place, and the agents must prepare for a high-stakes performance where the script is riddled with deception and intrigue. As the episode ends, we're left with a sense of anticipation for the dramatic and comedic twists that await in the episodes to come.
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It's no less numbing to find material meant for children retconned for adults—and, in the process, for most of the naive delight to be leached out, and for any serious concerns to be shoehorned in and then waved away with dazzle and noise. Shazam! Fury of the Gods” offers a moral realm that draws no lines, a personal one of simplistic stakes, a political one that suggests any interpretation, an audiovisual one that rehashes long-familiar tropes and repackages overused devices for a commercial experiment that might as well wear its import as its title. When I was in Paris in 1983, Jerry Lewis—yes, they really did love him there—had a new movie in theaters. You're Crazy, Jerry."Shazam! Fury of the Gods " could be retitled 'You're a Superhero, Dwayne'—it's the marketing team's PowerPoint presentation extended to feature length. In addition to being Johnson's DC Universe debut, “Shazam! Fury of the Gods” is also notable for marking the return of Henry Cavill's Superman. The cameo is likely to set up future showdowns between the two characters, but Hodge was completely unaware of it until he saw the film. “They kept that all the way under wraps, and I didn't know until maybe a day or two before the premiere,” he recently said Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023) FULLMOVIE ONLINE Is Shazam! Fury of the Gods Available On Hulu? Viewers are saying that they want to view the new TV show Shazam! Fury of the Gods on Hulu. Unfortunately, this is not possible since Hulu currently does not offer any of the free episodes of this series streaming at this time. the MTV channel, which you get by subscribing to cable or satellite TV services.
Adonis Creed is returning to the ring and Michael B. Jordan is taking a seat in the director’s chair for Shazam! Fury of the Gods — out exclusively out in theaters March 3, 2023
After a few years away from the ring, "Donnie" Creed is enjoying the family and life he’s built for himself. But when his childhood best friend — and former boxing prodigy — reaches out after being released from prison, the heavyweight boxing champion’s peace becomes threatened by the reminder from his past.
Tessa Thompson returns alongside Creed newcomer Jonathan Majors in Jordan's directorial debut. When asked during a private trailer screening why he decided to take over the reins for the third film, Jordan told journalists that he felt it was "the perfect time" after his extensive experience in various roles throughout "over 20 years" in the industry.
"I finally got to this place in my career where I wanted to tell a story and not just be in front of the camera, not just execute somebody else's vision," he explained. "And having a character that I've played twice before, you know, it's been seven, eight years living with this guy. So to be able to tell a story of where I believe Adonis is at, and also at 35 years old, I had a lot to say as a young Black man [about] my life experiences and how I could actually share a piece of myself with the world through these characters and through this story."
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When Does the Shazam! Fury of the Gods Movie Come Out? Shazam! Fury of the Gods officially hits theaters on March 3, 2023. But you can catch early screenings as soon as Thursday, March 2.
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Is Shazam! Fury of the Gods Streaming Online? Well, not right now. In terms of the streaming release, Shazam! Fury of the Gods will most likely follow the 45-day theatrical window before being available to stream online. Due to Amazon's multi-billion dollar acquisition of MGM (the franchise's production company), it's most likely that Prime Video will be the main platform that will stream Shazam! Fury of the Gods.
Where to watch Shazam! Fury of the Gods Online: As of now, the only way to watch Shazam! Fury of the Gods is to head to a theater when it releases on Friday, March 3. You can find a local showing on Fandango. Otherwise, you’ll just have to wait for it to become available to rent or buy on digital platforms like Vudu, Peacock, Apple and YouTube, or become available to stream on Amazon Prime Video.
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Will Shazam! Fury of the Gods be on Netflix? No, Shazam! Fury of the Gods will not be available on Netflix — at least not anytime soon, since it will be heading straight to Peacock after its theatrical release. In the meantime, you’ll just have to wait for it to become available on the NBCUniversal-owned streaming platform.
Is Shazam! Fury of the Gods streaming on HBO Max? Shazam! Fury of the Gods is expected to stream on HBO Max at some point after its theatrical run. No official streaming release date for the movie has yet been given, but as it comes from Warner Bros., it will likely arrive on the platform after its cinematic debut barring some unprecedented events or a unique deal.
Is Shazam! Fury of the Gods streaming on Prime Video? After completing its huge $8.5 billion acquisition of MGM, the movie studio behind Shazam! Fury of the Gods, in March 2022, Amazon Studios will undoubtedly be making the film available to stream on their Prime Video platform.
The first two Creed movies are available to watch on the streaming service, so it is just a matter of time before Shazam! Fury of the Gods also makes an appearance. No official date has yet been set, but it will likely take a couple of months from the film’s theatrical release before it is available for streaming.
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There are a few ways to watch Shazam! Fury of the Gods online in the U.S. You can use a streaming service such as Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime Video. You can also rent or buy the movie on iTunes or Google Play. You can also watch it on-demand or on a streaming app available on your TV or streaming device if you have cable.
What is Shazam! Fury of the Gods About? Shazam! Fury of the Gods continues the story of boxer Adonis Creed, son of Apollo from the Rocky movies. Here's the official synopsis from MGM:
After dominating the boxing world, Adonis Creed has been thriving in his career and family life. When a childhood friend and former boxing prodigy, Damian, resurfaces after serving a long sentence in prison, he is eager to prove that he deserves his shot in the ring. But the face-off between former friends is more than just a fight, and to settle the score, Adonis must put his future on the line.
Shazam! Fury of the Gods Cast Shazam! Fury of the Gods was written by Keenan Coogler and Zach Baylin. It was directed by Michael B. Jordan and stars the following actors:
Released: 2022-12-07 Runtime: 103 minutes Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family Stars: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Harvey Guillén, Wagner Moura, Florence Pugh Director: Sheri Galloway, Andrew Adamson, Chris Meledandri, Cody Cameron, Tommy Swerdlow Disclaimer:
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2023.03.25 09:48 Humungussy VOD review: DPS trying to break out of Bronze

Name: thighwarmer (Highest rank is Bronze 3 with support)
I’ve been playing Overwatch 2 since it last came out and would like to improve as a DPS. My main DPS so far is Soldier 76 cause he seems to be beginner friendly. My play style with him lately has been shoot and hide, but I do often find myself in a bad position. My biggest weakness is my aim, positioning, game sense, and tunnel vision.
-Characters like Pharah, Cassidy, Hanzo, Genji, Sombra, Reaper, Mercy and Zarya are the ones I severely struggle against with. Reason for it is usually their too slippery, evasive or they have 1 shot capability.
-I also have a hard time playing control maps and usually lose those. Not sure where to go to flank or engage enemies and I have poor map knowledge
-Bad habit of peeping the enemy team rank and being demoralized when I see they’re ranked gold or plat. Already makes me think I’ll lose. I still try my best, but the losses hurts more.
I’m looking to improve on my weaknesses and learn some dueling tips against these heroes I struggle against.
The VODS below are all comp games that I’ve played today and the order I’ve won/lost them.
Midtown: A2B3K9. Win Havana: CEFHWO/0. Loss Lijiang Tower: 2YMBGG. Loss Numbani: A39DT3. Loss Paraiso: XJDFPA. Win
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2023.03.25 08:39 ShadowDragon8685 [Ace is the Only Sane Pirate 12]The Avaricious Runaround

No sooner had Najia sat down at a dingy canteen on the scrap facility than her datapad received a call from Yorilos. She hadn't even gotten her coffee yet, and thought that was supremely unfair. "Anyone wanna bet he natters on without stopping to let me interrupt?"
There were no takers, and she propped the datapad up, connecting the call. Yorilos's face appeared, in the cockpit of the ship she had 'liberated' for him. "Excellent!" he exclaimed without preamble. "Now, Protectyon is exorbitantly expensive, but I suppose we will not need an entire unit to conduct your research. It might be our best course of action to approach the CEO of Northriver Company directly. We might be able to buy a small sample from him... If we can find him, that is. It is well known that he occasionally likes to flaunt his enormous wealth. A fellow trader just spotted him taking his most prized possession out for a pleasure cruise. I have sent you the coordinates of his last known location. Start from there."
He terminated the call, and Najia sat back, blinking. "Did he even stop to breathe?" Marta snorted. "That guy apparently sucks wind with his asshole, since he sure as hell didn't take any in through his mouth!"
Najia snorted, laughing and covering her face with her palm. Ace looked at Marta in disbelief for a few moments, as she worked out the idiom, then let out a high-pitched, almost strangled trill, hanging her head. "Y'all know I'm right," Marta hammered the point in. "He is longwinded, yes. And also, unfortunately, an idiot," Ace declared. "Well... Yes, but why in specific, this time?"
"I hope for his sake he is fantastic in the bunk and willing to pursue a career in prostitution, because he is clearly a homeworld-raised true believer in nonsense," Ace spat. "He actually believes 'the invisible hand of the free market' will result in equitable distribution of goods and wealth?!" She let out a shrill trill. "In Avarice and Windfall no less!" Marta snorted. "Yeah... He'd better be planning to be a boy-toy." She rolled her eyes. "Does he really think that the CEO of a monopoly is just going to sell us a tiny sample of what's making him filthy rich so we can take it away, analyze it, synthesize it, and start competing with him?" "Apparently he does," Najia said with an exasperated sigh. "That's kind of... Frightening, actually. Though chasing this fellow down might be something we'll have to do eventually, but for now... We might as well just buy a load."
"Protectyon is not ordinary cargo," Ace pointed out. "I do not know the specifics, but I do know that it requires special cargo-handling equipment. The Rakers know this. They guard the nature of this equipment with some skill. Between that, and that the only market for the stuff is here in Windfall, it is not a substance of any value to a pirate... Presumably, small containers for transporting small quantities are available to those in the know, of course." "Of course... But in this case, I think the best move is to make use of my checking account," Najia said. The waitress arrived with coffee in a cheap metal mug, which Najia took gratefully, as did the rest of her party. They were sitting at a table next to Robin and the party of crew she had brought with them. Najia took a drink of the coffee, and grimaced immediately. "Don't like it, spacer," the waitress asked with a smirk as she handed out the others' drinks. "Took me by surprise. Tidebreak serves it sweet enough to curl eyebrows." No sooner had she said that, than the waitress sat a bottle on the table with a heavy, dense thunk. Najia poured it in, and nodded; it was some kind of yellowish syrup or synthetic honey. "Thank you," she said. "Sure, whatever. Your ship brought a load of food here - and not even like, the stuff the fuckin' Viggs 'let us' have, at extortionate rates. So, there's that, spacer." The waitress turned and hurried away. Ace snorted. "Not very grateful, was she?" She had, apparently, missed where part of the plan had been to have Takio's personal Baku deliver a load of food, which she supposed had transpired while she was asleep.
"These people are... Prickly. I can understand that," Najia said. "Anyway, I'm just going to take the simple route on this one: buy one of the condensate ships, load it with the stuff at market value, and have it fly it to the headquarters... For 'upgrades' of course." She grinned.
Ace trilled softly at that. "Upgrades indeed." She fiddled with the datapad in her hand as Najia and the others started to do likewise, and after a few moments, found what seemed to be a saved-game in progress. It looked like a sketch of a space station, but it struck her as being a puzzle game, and probably an 'indie' one at that, given the godawful user-interface. She quickly worked it out of course, because a pirate's mind is slippery by necessity and a Teladi's mind is primed to calculate a dozen variables at once, and then she could dig into the meat of it. It looked like a space station, but it was one built on an impossible scale; an absolute megalith of a station, an absurd and ridiculous monolith seemingly built to construct the most basic and common of Commonwealth construction materials, but in absolutely absurd quantities. There was a rider on it, too; and that seemed to be the objective of the game, or at least of the current level; adding a mixed population of Terran, Argon, and Teladi workers, and the requisite inputs to feed them all, enough to run the entire station and then some.
The datapad in her hand chirr-uped, and Ace saved and closed the progress she had made in the game, finding that a new report had been filed by the professor they had hired for, frankly, enough money to probably have employed the entire Empyrean Curs. She skimmed the summary - short, consise and to the point - and trilled softly. "Interesting development," she noted. "Your starship professor is making yet more inroads." She looked up at the human magnate. "Apparently he found a project starfighter that someone had been preparing in one of your hangars."
Najia chuckled. "A project starfighter?" She took the datapad. "Paramerion...? Hmph. Looks like someone stripped down a Kallis for speed and narrowness, judging by these stats." "Could be fun," Marta pointed out. "For someone who likes to fly, that is," she added, grinning at Najia and Ace.
Najia chuckled, and then shook her head. "Might even be just the thing for chasing down this Northriver fellow, if we assume he's going to make himself difficult to catch up to. According to the Professor, it's currently a one-off, but they should be able to extrapolate the plans and build more, if desired. Seems that it actually was based on some early, unproduced Kallis prototypes." "I'll have it sent out to the Avarice Necessities supplier," Najia added. "Meanwhile..."
A high-importance alert hit her datapad. She frowned as she read the report; one - then two - then three - of her freighters in Windfall were reporting being harassed by the Vigor syndicate. That was new. She scowled at that, snarling.
"Trouble," Ace asked. Under the table, she curled her tail around Najia's calf, and Najia rubbed her eyes. "Trouble," Ace repeated; no longer an interrogative, but a statement. "The Vigor syndicate have apparently decided to start harassing ships carrying food," she noted, wrathfully. "That you have gone so long without them doing so is the anomaly," Ace pointed out. "They are not shy about that they use force to enforce their monopoly on food in Windfall and Vigor," she added. "And was this not the fight you intended to wage anyway?"
"Yes," Najia hissed angrily. "But the timing is wrong." She rubbed her eyeballs, seething. Her ships were reporting that the Vigor syndicate were being very aggressive; not quite at the point of shooting openly at them - which would go poorly for everyone concerned frankly - but they were harassing them openly, shaking them down for bribes or even demanding they drop cargo, as well as conducting "police" inspections for "contraband" - meaning food and water. "Then what do you plan to do?"
Najia grit her teeth, closing her eyes. She focused on the feeling of Ace's tail squeezing her calf, and seethed, but calmed herself. "Comply... For now. Set up some goodwill by selling them energy cells again." "Again? They're probably angry you cut them off in the first place," Ace noted, and Najia snorted. "Probably." Najia let out an annoyed hiss of breath. "Well, we'll deal with it." She drummed her fingers in annoyance on the bare metal, cafeteria-style table. "The time is not yet. Not yet... Yet." She cracked her knuckles, one-by-one. "First, we need to chase down this Protectyon stuff." She started fiddling on her datapad. "I'll just place the order and have it sent to the HQ. If Boso Ta can't work with that, well... I guess we'll try it Yorilos' way and chase down this Northriver."
"It might be worthwhile to approach him now in any event," Ace suggested. "The Northriver company are, as you might imagine... Well-connected, with the Vigor Syndicate." Najia pursed her lips and frowned, but nodded. She looked around the dingy cafeteria, and sighed, nodding, but sighed again, heavily. "You can't fix everything, Ninja Taco; and what you can fix, you mostly can't fix in a day," Marta said, softly. "Let's just... Let's try Ace's idea."
Najia nodded, with a heavy sigh. She covered her head with her hands for a few moments, and let out a huff. She needed a bit of breathing room, time to think, time to plan. She looked around, and drummed her fingers on the table. "Let's finish our business here, and head for the Necessities station," she said. "We'll give the Raleigh I bought time to make it to the HQ, and the Paramerion time to get here... Then we'll use it, as it's apparently speed incarnate, to chase down Northriver and see what he can tell us about Protectyon, or the Syndicate, or both." She looked around; there were no particular objections raised. Ace snorted softly at her. "I and 'Chipmunk' are laying low; it matters little to me where we do so or what other activities we engage in whilst doing. Besides, I wonder what this station looks like."
Najia grinned at her.
Scant hours later, Ace was in the co-pilot's seat of the Baku as it arrowed in to land, alongside the Radiant Afterglow that had been shadowing them the whole time. The station was a mammoth; Ace had been expecting some kind of small way-station. It had absolutely gargantuan solar arrays pointing at the nearby star; the number of docks and piers was, frankly, grossly excessive, to the point that Ace reckoned it could easily hold the entire ship population of Avarice. There were massive personnel accommodations, and all the things she had seen that made Takio's constructions so awe-inspiring. "The number of docks and piers you have here is mind-boggling," Ace commented as the ship landed on one of the Terran-style disk docks. "It defies description. I cannot imagine why."
Najia smiled weakly at her, leaning out to look out through the expansive flight-deck window. "Quite simply? I wanted there to never, ever, ever be any question about whether or not a ship in need of safe-habor from the Tide could find it here. And yes, we're buying the Protectyon stuff - at quite ridiculous prices - to keep the place safe." She pointed at a massive, triple-pronged module along the station's 'spine.' "The Breakers built that, and the storage for it. They're effectively a 'black box' to us since part of the deal there was that we didn't poke around inside, but the thing keeps working, and we've isolated them from outside comms to ensure that stays the case."
Ace snorted. "I'm surprised you agreed to refrain from reverse-engineering them." "Well, we did. Of course, we lied," Najia said, with a grin. "I don't believe in letting other people keep technological secrets from me. But we're not, you know, cutting our way in or anything... Sometimes, you have to move slow. Besides, nobody would bat an eyelash at me commissioning another Raleigh and stocking it with some Protectyon, right?" "Right," Ace said, chuckling. She glanced up at the station. It was massive. She glanced down at the time-table; the Paramerion would arrive in approximately sixteen hours. "This place is huge. I might have to look around."
Najia smiled at her. "Feel free. You want to come with me to chase down this Northriver character? I think I'm going to give this prototype a test run myself." Ace trilled. "That sounds fun. Sure."
The Avarice Necessities Supplier station was a mammoth. Ace had explored it thoroughly; it had all the amenities one might expect of a space station, which was surprising in Avarice space. Unsurprising to her now, was that the prices were absolutely rock-bottom. Not quite giving the stuff away at cost, but close enough. It was, Ace mused, a good way to make inroads with the Rakers, though she suspected that Takio was doing so out of beneficience as much as anything else. She seemed positively furious that the Syndicate were exerting control over food and water; absolutely furious.
That, Ace realized, was something that set her apart. To her way of thinking, it was only to be expected that the party which had the power to establish a monopoly on such basic necessities should do so, to further increase their power and wealth, exploiting that position to enrich themselves. Takio clearly did not see it that way. It was an affront to her; and she was clearly plotting the Syndicate's downfall over it. Ace mused these musings both before and after she took a nap, in a surprisingly-affordable lodging room she took on the station. The amenities were in fact made in the same style and materials as those Najia had established for herself back on her headquarters station. The shower, in particular, was an absolute luxury to Ace's mind; there was no time- or pressure-limiter, no charge for the water use, and, as with the showers on her ships, featured a slick slatted floor instead of an obvious drain and a bench. All available at such a rate that anyone who landed here could afford to stay without difficulty. Neither were there any other tiers of accommodation available; there were no 'suites' above and beyond what she slept in, nor were there the expected squalorus hostel dormitories she had sometimes been able to avail herself of in her youth - at prices that sometimes exceeded that of the individual suite she enjoyed. The only other forms of room available were doubles and quads for pairings or parties sleeping together, and 'accessibility' rooms for persons with mobility or other issues.
Ace had found this so surprising, in fact, she had chatted up the clerk at the lodging module. Apparently, Takio Enterprises had taken some simple shortcuts in their design process, by not doing the design work themselves; they had simply followed Segaris traveler-accommodation regulations and made use of a common Segaris habitat module design. The prices were set low because the station was, ultimately, self-sufficient save for the reliance on Protectyon, and it was largely viewed as a public service.
The difference between this station and the one they had left hardly any time at all before was striking. The Terran construction techniques Takio used were incredible, of course; but it also spoke to their intents that they were effectively leaving money in the pockets of persons who would pay higher prices for what they were offering and gladly. Of course, she mused, it wasn't entirely utopic. It couldn't be. she had found a tavern and lurked, and certainly she had caught the (metaphorical) scent of black-market trade. The number of employees at the station was enormous, surely there would be those who could be bribed. There was certain, she knew, to be a thriving underbelly in illicit goods or services; though it seemed that there was an effort to minimize this, by the simple expedient of making the most commonly-smuggled goods and most commonly-criminalized services legal, mostly in the Teladi style; Ace saw vending machines which dispensed packets of Space Weed and found a local-net exchange board which purported to connect medically-checked and cleared prostitutes with clients; tangential to that was a heap of information about prostitution - both practical and, she saw with a little digging, historical and philosophical - as well as resources for those looking to get into that trade, beginning with reporting to medical for an examination. There was also a stark warning that pimping, or abusing a prostitute in any way, carried a summary sentence of execution. Ace's eyes shot up at that. She ran a few searches to see what cut Takio Enterprises was taking for this, but couldn't find any over and above presumably the rental price of the lodging rooms involved.
It almost seemed clinical, but, she mused, on the balance, if this environment had been available to her when she was trying to figure out what to do to avert hunger, it certainly would have seemed a far more attractive option. Her primary reason for shying away from prostitution as a career, had been the fear of winding up the property of a pimp. Ace ruminated on this, whilst staring out the window of a tavern, at the star, through the solar panel array, when she got the message that the Paramerion had arrived.
The craft itself looked very much like many of the Terran ships Ace had seen in recent weeks, sitting in the pretty purple trim that Takio had ships meant for herself painted in. It was even sitting in a bay next to a Tsurugi superheavy fighter, which made her take a double-take; clearly they had wasted no time in producing the starfighters!
Ace looked between the two. The Paramerion was short dorsal-to-ventral, as most Terran small craft were, but this one took it to an extreme. It was elongated and somewhat narrow, though it could have, she thought, been narrower still without the side-mounted wings that served no purpose she could discern immediately, save to be wings. "They're for atmospheric flight," Najia explained. "Most Terran S- and M- craft are at least capable of it; most Argon, too, for that matter. Most Teladi... Even the Drill, which the Baku is based on; and of course the Baku itself. Though, admittedly, the flying shoe does rely a lot more on thrusters," Najia said; she was standing by the ramp into the Paramerion, watching Ace's gaze.
Ace trilled softly and nodded, joining Najia in the cockpit. It was roomy enough; the cockpit design seemed to be wholly-copied from the Kallis. That made sense, as they were apparently related designs. She looked around, and tapped on the holographic auxiliary console at the rear of the cockpit, to the side. "Shall I navigate for you?" "Unless you'd rather fly," Najia said, smiling at her. Ace took a moment to think on that, and shook her head. "I'll fly the way back, if all goes smoothly. It's your ship, you should take it. Where is Marta? Is she not coming?"
"She's already in the back. There's what the original designers of these classes euphemistically refer to as a 'bunk-slash-engineering-access' behind us, in front of the power plant. It's so tight I don't think anyone could even masturbate in there, but you can sleep in there... If you're desperate. Personally, I'd just roll out a sleeping mat in the dockpit," Najia said; this got a louder trill from Ace, as Najia took the chair. "Right, I've already done the preflight... Let's see what she can do."
Northriver was, allegedly, in the same sector - Avarice I - and finding him was a minor challenge. Ace operated sensors whilst Najia piloted; the ship seemed to have very desirable piloting characteristics; agile and responsive without being touchy or prone to over-maneuvering. Swift, but not prone to sliding. She looked forward to her own turn at the stick, as they narrowed in on the alleged location of Brantlee Northriver.
Finding him was little challenge - then Ace swore softly. "Is that..." She had another ship on the fighter's sensors, and brought up its details. Sitting a hundred klicks from Astrid, apparently the ship of Northriver, was J.P. Morgan's Knife. Ace hissed softly. "Does he... Really..."
"Does he really expect this guy to give us a sample to reverse engineer?" Najia groaned. "Fine, fuck it. If we don't ask, he will, and Yorilos is about as good at negotiating as someone who goes to a flea market, sees a pair of sun-shades at a stall, talks the proprietor down two credits and walks away feeling like they're John Pierpont Morgan." Ace trilled softly at that. "Is that whom his vessel is named after? Who was this person?" Najia snorted. "We'd have to interrupt the history lesson to run for cover from the Tide," she said with a grin, looking over her shoulder. "Suffice to say he was a human industrialist from a very long time ago, who managed to amass one of the smaller fortunes of his era, but who wielded power and control of money to substantially more effect than the actual wealth he personally had. He formed banks, you see; once, he helped to fend off an impending bank run that would have caused a financial collapse, by assembling a large number of a nation's most powerful bankers in his mansion, and locked them in his library, telling them that they would not be leaving until they had worked out a scheme to avert the crisis."
Ace trilled, watching as the little fighter closed on what she was reading as some kind of yacht. "That sounds like something you might do," she pointed out. Najia snorted, looked back at Ace, and chuckled. "I think I should take that as a compliment. J.P. Morgan was an asshole, like pretty much all of the wealthy and powerful persons of his time and era... Or, any era, to be honest. I... Never expected to find myself wielding clout and power like Morgan's, let alone enough that I probably eclipse him. It's... Kind of overwhelming, to be honest." "And yet, you persevere," Ace retorted. "By any measure, you could take what you've amassed now, retire to a sector of your choosing, build a monumental space station of your own design, and live a life of indolence until the money ran out. A Teladi could take your wealth and live out the rest of her life, even. Yet, you are building warships and lodgings fit for well-off individuals and affordable to the hardscrabble. By Teladi reckoning, Najia, you are insane."
Najia blinked at that, half-snorting. She had cut the travel drive and was approaching the lazily drifting yacht, and took the moment to turn her chair halfway, looking to her side at Ace. "Do you think I'm... Literally mad?" Ace peered at her, and shook her head. "No, I do not. Many Teladi might assume it to be so," she said, with an ambivalent sway of her hips and a shrug. "... I believe that you are acting to a set of principles and convictions that are, however, utterly alien to most Teladi understanding. You seem as if you intend to seize Windfall and Avarice outright. Yet even if you did, you would not squeeze the Rakers on food prices the way the Syndicate does. I do not understand where you are coming from," Ace said, swaying her hips again. "But... I feel I can trust you. And from there, confidence. Heads-up," she added, cautioning Najia. "We are close enough you had best comm them, lest they think you're about to attack."
Swiveling rapidly back to face forward, Najia did just that, signaling the yacht she was approaching of her intent to communicate. Moments later, she recieved a reply. "Yes, what is it you want?" Brantlee Northriver had a grating, abrasive, and smug voice; he was also dressed, she thought, ridiculously, wearing what looked like a desaturated blue jacket trimmed with excessively gaudy, and gaudily excessive amounts of gold, with some kind of absurd half-hood thing cupping the back of his head. It was some long-ago futurist's vision of what a far-flung spacefuture clergyman's robe might look like crossed with a business suit. Najia knew that her own sense of fashion was questionable, but even she immediately recognized the outfit as disgustingly ugly, and radiating both wealth and contempt. Her impression was realized as he continued, "I sure hope you have a good reason for approaching me. I am quite busy, you see?"
Najia mastered the urge to ask if he was busy receiving fellatio from someone under the console he was sitting at, because she could see absolutely no other possible activity he was invested in; she also mastered the urge to just shoot the smug off his face. She instead smiled at him, schooling herself into 'businesswoman' persona even though he made her skin crawl on an imager; and, of course, she would have to try to talk a sample out of it, because she knew that Yorilos was listening in and would certainly swoop in and somehow make things stupider if she didn't. "Mr. Northriver, you may not have had time yet to notice my minor operations; Takio Enterprises is expanding into Avarice. The name of Northriver and its Protectyon is on every set of lips within three jumps as a potent defensive measure against the Tide. I wished to obtain -"
"What, just a sample?" Northriver leaned forward, towards his camera, smirking - no, smugging - at her, adopting the 'Thinker' pose, briefly. "Such a small quantity won't get you far, if you want to protect yourself from the Tide. Can't afford more, eh?" For a moment, Najia toyed with the notion of making an offer to buy Northriver outright, just to wipe the smug off his face, but he continued to smug audibly at her. "Oh, well, since you seem to be new around here, I'll allow it. Once." Brantlee turned to look out his cockpit window at Avarice, which illuminated him brightly. Looking away and up was probably his 'best side;' it was the only posture in which she had yet seen him that looked anything other than 'contemptable.' "To get you hooked. Am I not charitable?" He immediately resumed his contemptuousness, then turned back to face her and made it all the more stark. "I will even cut you a special deal, how about that?" His expression clearly communicated his contempt and belief that he was superior. "Merely twelve and a half thousand credits for the sample you so dearly desire; my first, last, and only offer."
Najia wanted to say something scathing in return, she really did. Or simply to lock her cannons on his admittedly-very-sexy yacht and take the sample at cannon-point. Or to flip him the finger. Instead, she schooled herself to merely raise her eyebrow skeptically; forcing herself to maintain 'The Businesswoman,' who was too refined to rise to the bait. But she also had neither time nor patience to haggle over what was, frankly, a trivial sum to her bank account. Hell, she knew for a fact that Ace could buy the sample and wouldn't lose much sleep over it, just from what Ace had made in the last several days with her. "It seems your proposal can only be agreed to," she said, bringing up the financial transfer function on her console and sending the sum required.
Smugly, Brantlee grinned at her. "Here you go. I hope you leave as a satisfied customer!" Ace quickly tapped a message that appeared on her console. 'He's jettisoned an XS cargo pod.' The Teladi deftly located it for her on sensors, targeting it for her, as Northriver continued, "Oh, and by the way - don't for one second think that you can use this sample to engineer a competing product. It won't work. Northriver products are just too ingenious!" Northriver positively crowed it at her, and once again Najia had to master the urge to lock weapons upon him, but she did, at that moment, privately vow that, by means fair or foul, she was going to gain possession of his yacht if only to spite him. "Run along now," he added, smirking. "I have much more important matters to attend to," he clarified, sanctimoniously smiling, ending the comm channel and turning the yacht away, entering Travel drive.
"Let me bring that pod aboard," Ace muttered, manipulating the tractor controls, and comming the multipurpose space in the back. "Marta, if you would kindly suit up -" "Way ahead of you, Ace," Marta answered her, popping up on-screen already wearing a light pressure suit, in the airlock. "Get it over here and I'll grab it, make sure it doesn't jostle or anything. Mass?" "Considerable, but not more than a large human such as yourself can handle. Volitility is not known, but it cannot hurt to be over-cautious."
Najia smiled to herself as she heard Ace, unprompted, begin collaboration with Marta. A part of her cynical and intellectual side tried to argue that Ace was a pirate, and probably always would be a pirate at heart, but she was quite simply too fond of the reptilian spacer to listen to that part of her anymore; her oldest friend and her newest could be coming together. Then another comm popped up, and she resisted the urge to groan aloud. She let The Businesswoman fade; frankly, Yorilos didn't rate it, and they were (sort of) collaborators on this anyway. To her surprise (and pleasure), when he commed her, he immediately voiced her own opinion, "I wonder if being obnoxious is his deliberate business strategy?" Najia laughed, heartily, slumping back in her command chair and grinning brightly, shrugging. "I don't think so. I think it just comes naturally to the git."
Yorilos looked momentarily nonplussed, presumably by her vernacular, then said, "No matter. It will make it all the more enjoyable when we pull the rug from under the Northriver Company." "We are in absolute agreement about that," Najia said. "I want to wipe the smug grin off his face." She glanced down; her airlock indicator had closed, and she flicked up a view of the inside. Marta was carefully securing a container roughly the size and volume of a ubiquitous 205-liter shipping drum, though it wasn't one. "I've just taken the sample aboard." "You want to take it back to the headquarters yourself? Go ahead," Yorilos said. He cut the channel, and Najia blinked at the suddenness.
"... Well, that was... Abrupt," Najia said, looking back to Ace. "It was. I cannot believe that you paid twelve and a half thousand for the sample." Najia shrugged. "I mean... It's highway robbery, considering that a commercial volume costs just about twice that and is twenty cubic meters in volume whereas that sample is maybe two. On the other hand, you heard him; he wasn't in the mood to negotiate. What should I have done? Shot at him?" "Yes." Ace trilled, then huffed, shaking her head. "No. As cathartic as it would be, your plans are too long-term to have simply taken it from the wretch by force." She shook her head. "I suppose you had little choice," she conceded, "if you are to continue Yorilos' scheme."
"I'm kind of eager to set Boso Ta loose on this stuff myself," Najia said. The revolving door to the back cycled, and Marta walked in, looking flushed with exertion. "Thanks, Marta," she said. "You can thank me by you securing the damn thing in the 'hold,' Marta said, snarkily.
Najia nodded, and swiveled her chair all the way. "Sure. Thank you. Ace, you're up on stick," she said, standing up. "Let's just fly this thing straight home; I bet we can make it before dinnertime with us flying," she said, smiling at Ace. Ace trilled softly. "That sounds like a challenge. Accepted." She slid past Marta and Najia, slaloming between them, and took the stick, keying in a course for the Takio Enterprises headquarters. "We should recall the other ships, yes?" "Yes; good thinking, Ace. Thank you. I'll handle it from the back, after I've secured this barrel."
Ace and Najia made great time returning to the headquarters; they flew close to recklessly, causing Marta to comment that she was glad she was flying with them, for if they got themselves killed flying that way, she wouldn't have to hear about it. They arrived at the headquarters to little fanfare, and Marta peeled off as soon as they arrived, pleading the need to go and look into something she had arranged previously. "Well, shall we talk to Boso Ta?" Ace asked, looking up at Najia. They had gone to Avarice in an overnight journey by-the-numbers, stayed for less than a day, and were now back where they had started. "And hope that this back-and-forth bears some fruit?"
"I would very much like that," Najia agreed. The container had already been sent to the lab, and she squared her shoulders up, heading for the lift with purpose.
The door to the laboratory opened, and Najia's jaw dropped. "How," she said, flatly, quietly, as Ace all-but plowed into her backside. Ace slid around her side, looking into the lab, and let out a chuff of disbelief.
Yorilos was standing beside Boso Ta's tank.
Ace resisted the urge to hiss in surprise, and reached up, patting Najia's back. "I do not know," she confessed. "Perhaps he made use of an anomaly and was quite lucky. Or perhaps he has modified his hauler in ways unimaginable and is an outright daredevil pilot." Najia shook her head, and squared up, entering the lab. The elderly professor was nowhere to be seen, but it was late at night; he was likely in bed. So she went to the interloper, approaching Yorilos. "Yorilos, hi... What are you doing here?" She wasn't even going to ask how. That was his secret and his alone.
"Ah, yes. I really hope we can find a way to make the Protectyon more affordable for everyone in Avarice," he explained, as he peered around the laboratory. That, she thought, didn't exactly explain her question; presumably he intended for her to infer the answer. Somehow. Najia shook her head and smiled, nodding to him. "Alright." She climbed up the stairs, after a glance back at Ace, who had become fascinated by the new addition of a lot of bonsai trees in the laboratory's little greenery display, and greeted Boso Ta with a wave, to which the Boron responded with one of his own. "Hello there! Ah, excellent, the Protectyon sample has been delivered, and we may begin. Thank you kindly!" Boso Ta seemed to examine a computer tablet held in his... Tentacles? Flippers? Manipulators. He made a few deft strokes. "I have added the Protectyon Research to our agenda, and listed the required secondary materials. Feel free to initiate the research at any time convenient to yourself!"
With that abrupt declaration, Boso Ta swam upwards through the hatch in the laboratory tank, presumably to his personal lodging suites. Najia blinked, rocking back on her heels and looked back at Ace, who looked at her with the cocked hips that Najia had intuited was a definite shrug. "You'd think I didn't own the place," Najia muttered to herself, "the way almost everyone just... Is so... Curt with me." "You could put them in their place the way a pirate lord would," Ace suggested. "Or, if having a beating administered is too vulgar for your preferences, do what a capitalist might do and threaten them with penury."
Najia snorted. "Yeah... I think I'd rather just live with being curtly spoken to than be an asshole." "So be it. Your ways do allow for others to become... Familiar with you," Ace said, giving a vibrato trill. "For better, and for worse." She smiled at Najia, and Najia smiled back. Ace was toying with a small bonsai tree, and watched as Najia checked her datapad, then clucked her tongue.
"A lot of things we don't have on-hand," Najia muttered, "mainly because what Boso Ta wants - for this research project, and others - are Commonwealth-base, and we're not. That's not a huge problem, I'll just ask Tsukiko to set up a PO for a useful quantity of said commodities. For now -" The tank was suddenly filled again with Boso Ta. "Assistant, you simply must do something about this irksome vessel!"
A moment of silent passed. Najia pushed down the urge to be catty or snarky at Boso Ta, or outright hostile. She took a deep breath. "A... Vessel? Is irking you?" "Yes yes! Somehow, it is managing to distort the station's sensors, preventing me from witnessing a solar event in the Great Reef Nebula. I suggest you take care of this annoyance before it manages to disrupt even more observations!"
Najia took in a breath to respond, but Boso Ta had already vanished again, with such rapidity that even Yorilos seemed to be watching him dumbstruck. Yorilos also made a cocked-hip gesture, and then walked out. Najia watched him go, and snorted. "If he has even half a brain, he's going to ask Boso Ta what resources he's asking for and then try to get ahead of the purchase orders," Najia noted. "I would." "As would I," Ace agreed. "Would you like me to take care of this... 'Irksome Vessel' for you?"
"Bored?" Najia asked, grinning at Ace. "I wouldn't say that I was bored," Ace said, reaching out and squeezing her hand. Najia squeezed back. "But it seems that Boso Ta will not likely let the matter drop."
"Alright. Let's take care of it." Najia rolled her shoulders. "I can do this admin stuff from a ship as easily as my apartment study." She headed for the lift, neglecting to let go of Ace's hand; Ace likewise kept the hold, accompanying her. They almost ran into Marta coming out of it. She had a big grin on her face, and Najia pursed her lips. "Okay, what have you done," she asked.
"Oh, not much, just had a warship commissioned to keep close-to-hand in case we get in trouble and need some biggish guns fast. She's done, come take a look." Najia looked down at Ace, who trilled loudly at her. "Either you pay her too well, or you trust her entirely, if she has such authority in your name." "Jealous," Marta asked, smirking. "Yes," Ace admitted frankly. "Shall we?"
Najia sighed and laughed. "Fiiiine."
The bridge of T.E.S. Koshirae was the common standard Terran capital module, and very shortly, Najia, Marta and Ace were standing in it, shaking hands with the woman standing at the captain's post, who was wearing a stylish jacket in a decidedly non-Terran style, tights, and comfortable looking sneakers. "I'm sorry," Najia said, with a smile. "I'm afraid you have me at a disadvantage."
"Kevlin, ma'am; Selaia Kevlin. I'm a shipyard specialist." Her accent was distinctly neither anything Solar that Najia recognized, nor Segaris. "I'm surprised you're even aboard yet; we're only about to put her through space trials."
Najia snorted. "Not even the shakedown cruise, huh? You're not from anywhere I've been, are you?" "No ma'am." Selaia looked Asian, with her hair up in a tight bun. "I'm from Argon Prime. I found myself in Grand Exchange as crew on a freighter, saw the amenities on offer on your headquarters station, and jumped ship for a job here."
Najia nodded. "I see..." She grinned. "Are you spying on me?" "I could tell you, but then I'd have to kill you, ma'am," Selaia responded back, in the age-old joke. Najia laughed in turn.
"Right. Well, stand down for a while," she said. "I appear to have been talked into taking her out personally." "Ma'am!" Selaia stepped aside. "The, err, owner has the bridge!" she called out, fumbling through something approximating military protocol, as Najia stepped up, looking over the console. Najia grinned. "Alright. Nifty little ship. Ace, take the helm," she said. "Take us out."
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2023.03.25 08:27 photosticenthusiast Sidhbali Mandir Kotdwar history and location

Sidhbali Mandir Kotdwar history and location
The gateway of Garhwal is Kotdwar, which is situated in Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand state. Kotdwar is mentioned in the Iskand mythology as a Komukh pilgrimage. It is believed that due to the gate of the erotic shrine, this city was named Kotdwar. However, the entire Uttarakhand is famous for its historical and mythological heritage and its wholesome culture. As much as this temple is historical and ancient, equally the Sidhbali Mandir Kotdwar history is also very interesting, increase your interesting information by reading in the coming paragraphs.
The temple is situated on a hilltop, which offers a panoramic view of the surrounding areas. It is believed that the temple was built around 150 years ago by a local resident, Siddhbali Baba, who had a vision of Lord Hanuman. The temple has since then become a popular pilgrimage site for devotees from all over India.
The temple is known for its unique architecture, which blends traditional Hindu and modern styles. The main sanctum of the temple is adorned with a life-size statue of Lord Hanuman, which is carved out of a single block of black stone. The temple also has a large prayer hall and several smaller shrines dedicated to other Hindu deities. Read more
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2023.03.25 08:25 total_rabinik For some reason, oblivion wont launch even with no changes. I've unistalled and redid my modlist and it still wont go past the launch menu

I'm not sure what to do, I've looked everywhere. Any help would be appreciated.
Cobl Main.esm
Av Latta Magicka.esm
CustomSpellIcons - OBME.esm
Oblivifall Master File.esm
Better Cities Resources.esm
CM Partners.esm
Cobl Glue.esp
Unofficial Oblivion Patch.esp
UOP Vampire Aging & Face Fix.esp
Unofficial Shivering Isles Patch.esp
Cobl Si.esp
Better Cities .esp
DLCHorseArmor - Unofficial Patch.esp
DLCOrrery - Unofficial Patch.esp
DLCVileLair - Unofficial Patch.esp
DLCMehrunesRazor - Unofficial Patch.esp
DLCThievesDen - Unofficial Patch.esp
DLCThievesDen - Unofficial Patch - SSSB.esp
DLCBattlehornCastle - Unofficial Patch.esp
DLCFrostcrag - Unofficial Patch.esp
Knights - Unofficial Patch.esp
Knights Infamy.esp
SM Plugin Refurbish Lite.esp
SM Plugin Refurbish Lite OBSE.esp
Better Dungeons.esp
The Mystery of the Dulan cult.esp
Oblivion Uncut.esp
Legion-occupied Forts.esp
Oblivifall - Losing My Religion.esp
BOO Standard Overhaul.esp
Hunting and Wildlife Expansion.esp
Actually Valuable Valuables.esp
Mixxa77 - Allied Oblivion Gate Patrols.esp
Birthsigns for NPCs.esp
Creature Diversity.esp
Death Notifications.esp
Detect Item.esp
Display Stats.esp
Dungeon Actors Have Torches 1.6 CT.esp
Dungeon Actors Have Torches 1.6 DT.esp
Dynamic Oblivion Combat.esp
Enhanced Hotkeys.esp
Extended UI.esp
AoG - Greed Vision.esp
Idle Dialogue.esp
Ultimate Leveling.esp
The Lost Spires.esp
More Magical Mages Guilds Clean.esp
Kvatch Rebuilt.esp
lSinderion's Serendipity.esp
Relevant Scrolls & Potions & Staves.esp
Practical Training.esp
More Effective Enchantments.esp
Necromancer Battlemages.esp
Lootable Merchant Chests.esp
More Magical Arcane University.esp
Region Revive - Lake Rumare.esp
Adventurers Guild.esp
00RBScribeSupplies Intensive.esp
Sutch Village.esp
Vampire Hunting - Order of the Virtuous Blood.esp
Oblivifall - Losing My Religion KOTN.esp
Cats & Rats.esp
Travelers of Cyrodiil.esp
The Ayleid Steps.esp
Mages Guild Quests.esp
Falanu's Love.esp
GOSH Region Ambiance.esp
Ayleid Artifacts.esp
Vanilla Staff Replacer.esp
Buff Daedric Artifacts.esp
Faction Relations.esp
Hooded Outlaws.esp
300_White Stallion 4.esp
Fighters Guild Quests.esp
Servant of the Dawn.esp
Better Dark Brotherhood Sanctuary.esp
Bounty Quests.esp
Salmo the Baker, Cobl.esp
Dungeons of Blackwood.esp
Shop Visitors.esp
WhiteStallion-LegionOutposts Patch.esp
Frostcrag Village.esp
Shivering Isles Root System.esp
Morrowind Ingredients.esp
Enhanced Economy.esp
West Roads.esp
Gottshaw Village.esp
Dogs in cyrodiil.esp
Repetition - Imperial Requisition Quests.esp
zES Nagaia Molag.esp
Alternative Start by Robert Evrae.esp
Tales of Cyrodiil.esp
Damsels In Distress.esp
Legion Forester Outposts All Races.esp
Legion Forester Outposts.esp
Cyrodiil Travel Services.esp
Teleportation Services.esp
CM Partners More NPCs NE.esp
Daedric Lord Armor.esp
LegionOutposts-ThievesGrotto Patch.esp
Honor Thy Dead.esp
WR Villages Addon.esp
MTC-Oranstad Patch.esp
Crowded Cities Cyrodiil.esp
Populated Prisons.esp
Shivering Isles Raiders.esp
CM Partners NPC NE.esp
Faction Followers.esp
Av Latta Magicka.esp
Battlemages Revised.esp
Listener Overhaul.esp
Unique Artifacts for Unique People.esp
NagaiaMolag-SutchVillage Patch.esp
County Gates.esp
Glenmoril Covens.esp
Niben Bay Camp.esp
Marking the Landmarks.esp
Hunter's Hunting Trophies.esp
Palace Improvement.esp
Vamped up Vampire Armor.esp
TreasureChest - ALEX.esp
Static Alchemy and Ingredient Storage.esp
Soulgem Magic.esp
ReclaimSancreTor-ThieveryInTheImperialCity patch.esp
Mothy Moth Cult.esp
Robbers With Gold And Gems.esp
Nerussa's Wine Collection version C.esp
Spire of Eternity.esp
CM Partners Special NPCs.esp
Better Cities FULL.esp
Better Cities - Lost Spires - Adventurers Guild.esp
Better Cities Skingrad - Reclaiming Sancre Tor.esp
Better Cities Chorrol - Oblivifall Losing My Religion.esp
Better Cities Chorrol - Knights of the Nine.esp
Better Cities Skingrad - Oblivifall Losing My Religion.esp
Better Cities - The Lost Spires.esp
LegionOutposts-BC6 Patch.esp
Better Cities Chorrol - Reclaiming Sancre Tor.esp
Oblivifall - Losing My Religion BC Bruma.esp
Better Cities - IC Imperial Isle.esp
Better Imperial City.esp
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Better Cities Market District - Oblivion Uncut.esp
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2023.03.25 08:23 DiscountHot8690 Idea to make Swain more draintank/battlemage

According to this pool
63% of Swain players wants him to be battlemage, 32% wants him to be draintank and only 1% wants him to be tank. Thats clear indication of what Swain players want him to be. With having that in mind, i tried to bend Swains kit more into those two directions. This is what i came up with:

Base stats: hp per level: +12 (of 162 champions in terms of hp at 18 Swain has 137th place. With this change he moves oto 45th place) movespeed: +5
Passive - NEW (no longer grants pernament health) Enemy champions that die will leave behind Soul Fragment for 16 seconds, which can be collected by Swain after 1 second. Upon collecting, he will heal for 5% of his maximum health and 10% of his maximum mana. additionally, whenever Swain kills an enemy or structure, he restores 13-30 mana based on level
Q - stays mostly the same ap ratio - from 38% to 50% ap ratio of additional bolts - from 8% to 10% max damage - from 70% ap ratio to 90%
W - stays mostly the same damage from 80 / 115 / 150 / 185 / 220 (+ 55% AP) to 40/67.5/75/92.5/110 (+27.5% ap) no longer deals half of damage to minions no longer grants Soul Fragment [NEW] if Swain casts Vision of Empire within 900 range radius, its explosion delay reduces to 0.875 second
E - NEW (no longer goes back) Swain launches a demonic wave in the target direction that deals magic damage to enemies hit. At maximum range the wave detonates dealing magic damage to nearby enemies and rooting them for 1.5 seconds, during which they are revealed. Swain can recast this ability to detonate the wave early. If Swain manged to root champions, he can recast E again to pull them over 290 units towards him. If the targets would be brought past Swain, they are instead knocked back the excess distance. no longer grants Soul Fragment
R1 - NEW demonic energy removed mana cost changed from 100 mana to 25 mana for first second + 5 per additional second now lasts as long as Swain has mana to sustain it Swain can recast R to end his ultimate early cooldown lowered from 100/80/60 to 20 seconds damage per tick from 20/40/60 (10% ap) to 50/70/90 (+20% ap) heal per tick from 15/27.5/40 (+18% ap) to 20/40/60 (+20% ap)
R2 - removed

What we achieve with these changes: - removed stacking mechanic, which was badly designed and honestly quite unpopular - removed Rylai dependancy by removing demonic energy, now R lasts as long as Swain player wants it to last, not as long as he stays close to enemies - even tho we removed Rylai dependancy (it should still be good item) other spell effect items like Liandry, Demonic or Morello still works - both lovers of old W and current W should be pleased - E now is way easier to land, and therefore harded to dodge for enemies - less health, more healing + more damage, Swain finally turns into battlemage/draintank instead of tank that he currently is - he should scale much better with additional ap ratios
edit- just fixing typos
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2023.03.25 08:20 Other-Borderlands K♥️: Sanctuary [Part 2]

K♥️: Sanctuary [Part 2]
This game is the last entry of a series of games, where I have written games for all 52 cards for a borderlands in the UK. Each one includes a story of how I imagine the game playing out. You can find all entries here.
Venue: Church
Rules: Live in the church until the pastor presses the button
Fourth Day of Exhibitions
The day began almost the same as the other three. They woke up, they ate breakfast they got to work. They had gotten to work, but still, Alfie refused to work.
Roger had worked in the garden, and was happy with the work he had done filling up all the allotted land, before he walked in to tell Noah. As he went to look for him, he caught sight of Alfie, and walked over to him.
“Why do you continue to refuse to work?” Roger asked Alfie.
“I’ve told you, he’s manipulating you! Can’t you see it? All he needs to do is lull you into a false sense of security, then he can slowly pick you off one by one. Once he has your trust he can keep going, and going, and then you’re all dead. He wins.” Alfie said.
“You’re crazy.” Roger said, turning away.
“I’m Crazy!? After all we’ve been through, you walk in here and only a day later you’re worshiping the guy. He is literally the King of Hearts!” Alfie shouted at him.
“Is everything alright here gentlemen?” Noah said, walking up to them.
“No Noah, it’s fine” Roger said walking away.
Noah watched Roger walk away, after telling him that the garden had been finished.
“Alfie. This is your last warning. Please join the colony, or I will have to punish you. Now, get to work.” Noah said, before walking away. Alfie stood where he was.
Noah waited to see if Alfie would join them in the Kitchen, but after a few hours, when it was time for lunch, Alfie still hadn’t turned up.
Noah gathered all the workers, handing out food.
“Today, I have to make a notice. One of our colonists is refusing to work. Yet, he sleeps in our beds, eats our food, and benefits from your labour. But does he help? No. He refuses. That man, is Alfie.” Noah pointed at him. “I would advise you to stay away from him, he is a dangerous influence to our colony. I will try and get him to work, but he will likely refuse once more, like the selfish person he is. That is all.” He said, before sitting down for food.
Alfie walked out in anger.
They finished their meal, and Noah walked to the gate, to see if any new colonists would arrive. He took a bite from his apple, and saw an old woman approaching.
“Hello, my child. Are you’re to join our sanctuary?” He asked, and the woman looked back at him confused, before she walked into the churchyard.
“Are you just going to ignore me?” Noah said.
“Tell me the rules then.” The old woman said.
“The rules are simple. No violence, don’t leave the churchyard. To clear the game, I need to press the button on the church altar freely.” The King said.
“What?” The Old woman said. “That’s not a game!?”
“This place is our sanctuary. Here we can live until our eventual end without having to see the horrible suffering the games cause, or by having to participate in them.” Noah explained.
“Why on earth should I even trust you?” The Woman said.
“It’s because it’s the truth. This place is a true place of safety that frees you from the games.” Roger said, walking up, followed by another gardener.
“Wait, how long have you been here?” The old woman asked them.
“He was here since the start, I arrived yesterday. Trust me, Noah is telling the truth. This place is a little slice of safety in an uncaring world.” Roger said, as the man nodded.
“Thank you for your help Roger. I presume you have finished the garden?” Noah said.
“Yes Noah. We still have a few seeds left over, however, so we may want to increase the size of the garden.” Roger responded.
“Ok. I’ll discuss it with the planners later. For now, I will give our guest here, a tour of our sanctuary.” Noah said, leading the old woman into the church. “What is your name?”
“Margret.” The old woman responded.
“Margret, it is nice to have you here. In this main hall is our dormitory, and at the end we have set up a kitchen. Outside is the garden and where we keep the animals. We also have extra rooms for enter-“ Noah said, being cut off by a voice from the other end of the church.
“Got a new sheep, have you Noah? Trying to get a on record on your brainwashing?” Alfie said, scowling at him while lent against a wall.
“Ignore him, he is a selfish freeloader who seeks to tear the place apart.” Noah said, quickly ushering Margret down into the lower floors.
“If you join Tracy in the planning room, I’ll assure you that she’ll find a good role for you. I have to deal with our trouble maker for a second.” Noah said, heading back up the stairs.
He met with Alfie.
“I’m begging you Alfie, please stop trying to destroy what we have here. We can live at peace with each other, defy the evil of this world. Just join us and all will be forgiven.” Noah said, pleading with him.
“I won’t believe your lies Noah.” Alfie said.
“Very well. I give you until sunrise tomorrow to reconsider.” Noah said walking away.
“Or what? Your own rules state no violence!” Alfie said.
“Violence is subjective. A push is not, under my definition, violence.” Noah said.
“Was that a threat!?” Alfie said, running towards Noah, jumping on to him. “Is this violence!?” He shouted at Noah.
Noah lay on the ground, awaiting Alfie to punch him.
“Come on. Do it. Punch me Alfie. You know how much you want to do it. Break your friends out from under my spell. Do it. It’s really easy. Just one sw-“
He felt a sharp pain across his face, and heard Alfie collapse to the floor.
Roger raced in, and saw the two of them on the floor.
“Noah!” He shouted. “Alfie!”
Noah stood up. “I’m fine, but your friend just came up and started att-“
Noah exhaled. “I’m sorry about him.”
“It’s ok. He wasn’t contributing.” Roger said.
“We will hold a service as soon as possible. Get started on the grave.”
Roger nodded, and gathered the gardeners to prepare a place to bury Alfie.
Noah looked at the roof, seeing the light stream in from where the laser had shot down. He would need to get it fixed. He went down to the planning room, and informed them of the news, before he added the fixing of the roof and the expansion of the garden to the to do list.
“Tracy, I’m very sorry for your loss.” Noah said.
“It’s hard to believe that he did it in the end…” She said, trailing off.
Noah announced the news to everyone at dinner, saying that he was sorry to have lost a member of the colony, even if he was unwilling and uncooperative.
By this point Margret had joined the planners and the cooks, and had become a valuable assistant.
They settled into their beds, Noah not telling them any tales today.
Fifth Day of Exhibitions
Noah awoke early that morning, and went onto the roof. There were half gone now. He was surprised to see that Jack had made it this far. The Queen of hearts still hung in the sky too, and he looked at the card. He was not a betting man, but was sure that the Queen and him would outlast the others.
He woke up the cooks and they got to work preparing breakfast. They ate at their bunks, talking amongst themselves. Today’s breakfast was scrambled eggs, a delicacy many had not enjoyed for weeks. They were glad for such a delicious meal, and many thanked Noah for providing it.
The day passed smoothly for the first few hours, and everyone did their tasks. Now with Alfie out of the way, things seemed to have calmed down. He wasn’t sure if Alfie’s ideas had spread to anyone else, but he was sure he had managed to stamp out any possible support he had by portraying Alfie badly. Not even his friends supported him.
He walked up to the gates, eating from an apple. He watched weary until just before lunch, when a woman, her hands bandaged, began to walk up to the gates. She was dragging herself slowly, and he alerted those with any form of medical training to gather to their medical room as soon as she crossed the threshold.
The woman stepped in, seemingly not herself, and Noah quickly rushed the rules out to her before the medics carried her to try and treat her.
Clearly the Jack of spades had not been successful in his endeavours, and had now fallen.
He was informed the woman would be fine, and that she simply had been suffering from the cuts on her hands and a lack of water. They theorised that she may even have walked into the venue by accident.
Noah supervised various activities, before returning to greet the woman properly. She told him about her experience with the Jack of Spades, and he comforted her, telling her that she had entered the sanctuary and she was now safe from al of the other games.
He got her some of the soup they had made for lunch, and she ate it, gratefully. He asked her what she would like to do as a job once she recovered, recommending hard physical labor jobs due to her Jack of spades victory, and she agreed.
The afternoon passed smoothly, now the influence of Alfie had left, and they could live together in harmony.
In the evening, Noah got the woman, Kim, to recall her Jack of Spades experience, before he explained, that without this place, without the medical team, she may have died, yet now, here she was, free from all of that. He used her story to strengthen the trust they placed in him, as, after all, he had to keep them in his support if he wanted the sanctuary to continue.
He then began to talk about who the Jack of Spades was, and how he disapproved of his game. He told them about how the Jack of Spades was by no means a bad person to begin with. He had been kind, supportive, and a good friend to him, but once they arrived, he lost sight of his old self. He started to distrust Noah, and became the evil villain that had tortured Kim in his game. But Noah was different. He resisted that. He wanted the best for them.
A lone clap came from the back of the hall to interrupt Noah’s story.
“Very good, very good. You’ve used another person and their story to increase the trust others have for you, and quite frankly, it’s a wonderful idea. This game, the sanctuary, is great. You’ve found a perfect way to keep everyone alive while still preserving yourself. You spit in the face of the creator of this place. Amazing. The only problem is, I’m here to win.” A man in a hoodie said, walking forward. “Sorry, I forgot to introduce myself. I’m Lucas, and I just beat the queen of hearts. I’ve come to finish the trio off.”
Noah looked at him. “Well, I think you are going to find that rather difficult….” Noah said. “I have no lan of pressing that button, and no one in this hall but you wants me to do so…”
“We’ll see, won’t we. Now, which bed do I get. I’ve had a long last hour.” Lucas responded. Noah pointed to a bunk, and Lucas lay down.
Noah continued his story, before they all went to bed.
Sixth Day of Exhibitions
It was just him and Jack left now. The fact Jack had made it this far surprised him considerably, considering the nature of his game. Who knows, maybe God was looking out for him.
His routine was slightly different that morning. Instead of waking the cooks and preparing breakfast, he awoke Lucas.
“Perhaps we got off on the wrong foot yesterday. I am willing to give you a tour of the church, and then maybe you can tell me where you want to work. Let me assure you, this place is where you want to be. You don’t want to play any of the other games. You don’t want to clear all the games.” Noah said
“Yeah, whatever.” Lucas responded, getting up. “Although, in future, could you not wake me up so early in the morning?”
“Of course.” Noah said, leading him away.
He showed him the garden, the livestock, the underground rooms, and finally the Kitchen, where Lucas decided he wanted to work. He told Noah that he had always enjoyed cooking, and was quite good at it. Noah agreed to let him do so, and Lucas began to get to work on breakfast, as Noah woke the others up.
Lucas seized his chance, slowly walking out of the building with two sacks of potatoes, throwing them behind the wall, putting them outside of the area. He could slowly do this with all of the food, and then wreck the garden, Noah would quickly fall out of favour with the others. :Lucas did also realise, that in doing so would also damage his reputation, but he hoped most of the blame would fall on Noah.
He spent most of his day secretly throwing food out of the venue, before someone pointed out that someone had spilled a sack of potatoes just outside the churchyard.
Noah came to inspect it, and said that whoever it was should come forward, and Noah wouldn’t be angry.
Lucas stepped forward. “I’m sorry Noah, but I was carrying the potatoes, when I accidentally dropped them, and they all spilled out. I tried to throw the rest out to hide the evidence, but that was clearly a mistake.”
Lucas made his face look guilty, and Noah put his hand on Lucas shoulder.
“It is forgiven.” He said, before leaning in to Lucas “I know what you are doing. Stop, Now.” He whispered in Lucas’ ear.
Lucas looked at him, and nodded. Lucas walked back to the Kitchen, and began to properly work. He found that there were no other opportunities to get rid of food, so while everyone ate their food, he sat in silence contemplating when he could strike again.
He returned to work, and over a couple of hours, deliberated a conundrum.
The no violence rule should shield him from being stopped, so he could simply do it in broad daylight.
Just to be sure, Lucas waited until no-one was properly looking at him, or at the food.
Lucas saw a chance. He knew it was risky, but the no violence rule theoreticallymeant no one could stop him.
He picked up two bags in full view of everyone, and ran outside, throwing them through the gates.
“What the hell is he doing!?” Roger shouted.
“He’s decreasing the food supply to try and destroy our sanctuary! We must cats him out while we have the chance!” One of the gardeners shouted, and he rushed towards Lucas, about to push him.
“Wait! Don’t! No violence, remember?” Roger shouted.
“A push isn’t violence!” The Man shouted.
He prepared himself to push Lucas out of the churchyard, when an announcement rang out.
“There is only one game remaining. The Game is the King of Hearts. To join, please make your way to the venue.”
They stopped dead.
“Wait, if that’s true, then all that needs to happen for us to win is for Noah to press the button!” Roger said.
“Yes, but if we win we just have to become citizens ourselves. That isn’t what I want. I don’t want to have to create a game. I would rather stay here, with Noah. Don’t you? Or would you rather he died? Are you a traitor?” Someone said, and others agreed.
Roger was terrified. “That’s not what I meant..” He said, nervously.
“My children, calm down.” Noah said, walking out. “There is no need for our sanctuary to end because the other games have. We can still continue. Who is with me, and wishes to remain?”
The crowd gave a mixed reaction.
“After all I have done for you, after everything, you do not wish to remain?” Noah said, puzzled.
“Well Noah, one thing you underestimated was the human want for something they don’t have. Many here want to be able to leave the churchyard, which they can do if you press the button. In fact, your game is now more of a hindrance than an advantage. If you do press the button, they can at least go wherever they want. While you still live, They are confined to this churchyard.” Lucas said.
Noah was about to respond, when there was a large creaking from the church doors.
Four people walked in, the one at the front asking if he was interrupting.
“You…” Lucas said, looking at the schoolboy that had spoken, and then to the woman. “I’m surprised she made it this far. She cared way to much about people. Wheras you,” He said, looking at Ben. “I’m not one bit surprised. After you betrayed your friend, I knew you had it in you to survive this world.”
He turned back to the group. “See, now all the other games have gone, you will get more and more of these maniacs coming to make a stain on your perfect colony. Consider it-“
The door creaked open again, and three men and a woman walked in.
“As I was saying, more and more arrivals will come, and you will have to try harder and harder to keep them here. Anyway, I await you decision Noah. I am going to sleep now.” Lucas said, walking over to his bunk, listening as the crowd erupted into chaos.
Seventh Day of Exhibitions
Lucas was awoken by the now familiar voice.
“The Button has been pressed. For all remains players, it is game clear.”
He shot up, seeing the others all looking around similarly. Lucas looked at the altar, where Noah’s dead body lay. It seems he crumpled under the pressure, and had decided to end his sanctuary.
The room was lit up with bright light from outside, and they all got up to make their way out.
Fireworks littered the sky, and as they filed out of the churchyard, they saw the King of Hearts Blimp explode behind them, and crash into the sanctuary.
“And I told him not to wake me early..” Lucas muttered.
“All Games have been cleared.” The Voice announced, and Lucas and the others continued to watch the fireworks displays.
“Now, the remaining players are offered a choice to continue the Death matches of the borderlands with Lifelong citizenship All player must individually provide a response now please.”
Lucas was the first to speak.
“I accept citizenship.”
Around him a chorus of declinations began, as he watched various players toying with what to choose.
John stood next to Grace, Sam, and Chris. They agreed together that they would decline citizenship.
They said it together.
Ben and James looked at each other. They knew they couldn’t continue in this world, and so rejected.
Alex and Mia did the Same. So did Kim, Roger, Tracy, Flo, and Margret.
They looked at the fireworks in the sky, which eventually coalesced to one glowing beacon in the sky, which slowly expanded, engulfing them.
Lucas shielded his eyes, and when he opened them, he found himself in an underground office, with various computers and chairs around. He looked at the table, seeing on it laid a King of Hearts card.
He stared at it, confused.
1st Day of Restitution
“Yesterday, at around 10:00, there was a disastrous collapse at the Theatre, which has left large lists of casualties in its wake. A burst gas pipe caused the building to collapse as a result of its old age, burying many under layers of rubble. This follows yesterdays news of a bus crash in much the same place, which left 19 people in critical condition, all of whom have now passed. We are sure the city, as well as the greater region, will feel the affects of these two disasters for many years to come, and may never recover from the loss. Our heartfelt condolences to all the families.”
John clicked off the news broadcast. He was recovering in hospital from the events the previous day. He had been unlucky enough to be next to the theatre when it collapsed, burying him and the patient in the bed next to him under rubble. He looked over to the man in the hoodie laid out next to him, as well as the younger blond man on his right. He was glad to see some people had made it out safe, and he felt like he knew them well, assuming it was something to do with shared trauma.
In another part of the hospital, grace awoke next to her colleagues, Tracy, Flo, and Roger. It had been hard on her, the entire production crew, the actors, almost everyone involved in the production had been lost. She didn’t know any of them that well, but as she listened to the news broadcast run through the hundreds of dead, she couldn’t help but wonder why she was left alive. But she knew now she had to continue to live for those who had died, she couldn’t let herself get too wrapped up in the past. She wondered why her Dad hadn’t visited her yet, and asked one of the nurses to see if he had asked for her. The nurse informed her he had, but that he couldn’t see her as he was still being tended to. Grace was surprised by the fact her Dad had been there during the accident, but told the nurse she wanted to see him as soon as possible.
In another wing of the hospital, James turned to talk to ben, one of the only remaining members of his form. Mia lay next to him, drifting in and out of sleep. He had never really spoken to them, but felt he knew them really well.
Ben had been crying, thinking about everyone that had been lost, and James had shed a few tears too. While he had never really liked certain members of form, like Ellis, he didn’t think any of them had deserved this. Ben and James started to talk about their lives, and how grateful they were to be alive. Ben thought about how he had lost almost all his friends with one cruel sweep. The day before he had still been clinging on to the hope Jack would recover, but now their whole form was gone. Sophie, Tom, everyone.
Alex lay in bed, in hospital, watching the news play, informing everyone of the incident at the theatre. She found it hard to believe she had been there, and made it out. As the long list of casualties scrolled past, she felt so lucky to be alive. She caught sight of the name Kathrine Foreman on the screen, and couldn’t shake the feeling she had heard it somewhere before, it was like it was a person she couldn’t remember, a name she couldn’t put a face to. She lay back down, her arms and legs in pain.
He awoke, breathing heavily. He saw that he was where he should be, in the city, with everything in place.
Ever since accepting residency his dreams had been plagued with visions of doctors and nurses, talking about how he was comatose. He brushed the thoughts out of his mind, walking over to a sink and throwing water into his face.
He was alone here. No one else had chosen to stay. Yet, he still new almost as much as he did before. Why he was here, where here was, all lay unanswered. He shrugged.
He walked over to the table, preparing himself some food.
This was not what he had expected from citizenship, he must admit, but he welcomed the freedom of this world, even if no one could share it with him. The fax machine on the desk whirred, and he walked over to it, having only seen it in action once before. A list of names shot out of a fax machine near him, and he looked at them.
It was a table, with two columns. ‘Arrival date’ and ‘Player Name’. He had also been provided with a difficulty. Seven of Spades.
He looked at the paper, and smiled. This was more what he had been expecting.
From u/Other-Borderlands:
Thank you so, so, so, much for reading. I’ve struggled with keeping up with this series for a bit, but I’ve managed to push through. I want to thank specifically u/Lost_in_Borderlands, u/NatetheMechaBoss, u/StuddedDiamond, and u/Tricky-Ad-2456 for all of your continued support and kind comments. I am so relieved to have finally finished this series and hope you had as much if not more fun along the way. I hope to write more in future, but at the moment I need to take a well earned break. See you then!
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2023.03.25 08:00 dspeyer EA Forum Digest 25 Mar 2023

A Proposed Approach for AI Safety Movement Building: Projects, Professions, Skills, and Ideas for the Future [long post][bounty for feedback]

Written as a non-expert to develop my views and get feedback, rather than persuade.
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I also ask for your help in providing feedback and answering questions I have about this approach. Your answers will help me and others make better career decisions about AI safety, including how I should proceed with this movement building approach. I am offering cash bounties of $20 for the most useful inputs (see section at the bottom of the post).
If we want to more effectively address problems of AI safety, alignment, and governance, we need better i) shared understanding of the challenges, better coordination of people and resources, and ii) prioritisation.
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There is uncertainty about what AI Safety Movement Building is, and how to do it helpfully Uncertainty about AI Safety Movement Building reduces the number of potentially helpful movement builders Having fewer movement builders probably reduces AI Safety contributors, contributions and collective coordination To address the uncertainty and related problems we need a better shared language and shared understanding AI Safety movement builders contribute by helping to start, sustain ** and** scale AI Safety projects AI Safety movement builders start and scale AI Safety projects by contributing ** **human resources : ** ** technical and non-technical professions and skills ** *in * *full-time * *and * *fractional * **capacities. AI Safety Projects generally require many ** **technical ** ** and non-technical professions and skills to start/scale Technical contributions to AI Safety Movement Building are very valuable, but need to be balanced against trade-offs, and may best be made in a fractional capacity There are relatively few technical experts within the AI Safety community and most are (rightly) focused on doing technical work Many technical experts within the AI Safety should consider fractional movement building Technical novices within the AI Safety community should consider assigning a larger fraction of time to movement building What do technical contributions look like in practice? Non-technical contributions to AI Safety Movement Building can best support AI strategy and AI governance but can also support AI Safety technical work. Non-technical people may be best suited to movement build for AI strategy and AI governance Non-technical people can also contribute to technical AI safety Non-technical people are in greater supply than technical people, they have lower opportunity costs, and their complementary skills are needed to produce the optimal outcomes from technical contributors and contributions. Non-technical people who are able and willing to contribute to AI Safety should prioritise support technical AI Safety movement building when possible . For some non-technical movement builders, it will make sense to work in a fractional role where only part of one’s time is spent on AI safety work For some non-technical movement builders, it will make sense to work as a generalist across multiple parts of the AI safety community Non-technical people working as experts in AI governance or strategy roles should consider being fractional movement builders What do non-technical contributions look like in practice? Use the three AI Safety Movement building outcome metrics suggested (Contributors, Contributions and Coordination), or something similar, to evaluate progress in AI Safety Movement Building I think that AI Safety Movement building is doing well for a small community but has significant potential for improvement Determining clear priorities for AI Safety Movement Building is the most important bottleneck to address once we have a shared understanding Fractional movement building seems like the best way to grow the community once it knows if, and how, it wants to grow It will usually be better for most people in the AI safety community to do fractional movement building than to entirely focus on direct work It will be usually be better for AI safety movement building to focus on growing fractional movement building commitments than full-time movement building commitments I have outlined a basic approach/theory of change - does it seem banal, or flawed? I will pay you for helpful feedback! To encourage feedback I am offering a bounty. What next? Acknowledgements

Announcing the European Network for AI Safety (ENAIS)

TLDR; The European Network for AI Safety is a central point for connecting researchers and community organizers in Europe with opportunities and events happening in their vicinity. Sign up here to become a member of the network, and join our launch event on Wednesday, April 5th from 19:00-20:00 CET!
ENAIS (pronounced e-nice) was founded by European AI safety researchers and field-builders who recognized the lack of interaction among various groups in the region. Our goal is to address the decentralized nature of AI safety work in Europe by improving information exchange and coordination.
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Why did we create ENAIS? About the network What does European AI safety currently look like? Vision Join the network! The near future of ENAIS Current Organization—Temporary Board, calling for permanent board Launch Event Conclusions Acknowledgments

Personal Finance Coaching for EAs: Call for Applicants

We’re excited to announce the launch of Yield & Spread’s free 1:1 Coaching Program, designed to help people with their financial plans for giving. We are looking for applicants familiar with the Effective Altruism movement to help us trial this program, and give us their feedback.
You can apply for the coaching program here.

Yield & Spread is a nonprofit whose mission is to promote personal finance as a force for good. We believe that increasing financial literacy creates more opportunities for people to give back; when we can better optimize our own finances, we are in a much better position to help others. We have educational materials, free resources, and tools that are accessible to those outside the EA community, but our coaching program is specifically designed to help “do-gooders” do better with their finances and give them peace of mind.
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Coaching Program Rationale Who Should Apply What to Expect How We Can Help Things We Cannot Help With How Much Do I Need to Know About Finances About Me

Books: Lend, Don't Give

Transcript: NBC Nightly News: AI ‘race to recklessness’ w/ Tristan Harris, Aza Raskin

Sparks of Artificial General Intelligence: Early experiments with GPT-4 Microsoft Research

The Overton Window widens: Examples of AI risk in the media

New 'South Park' episode on AI & Chat GPT

In case anyone's a fan of the US animated TV series 'South Park', a recent episode (Season 26, Episode 4, released March 9, 2023) is titled 'Deep Learning', and features AI & Chat GPT themes. (Link here if you want to watch with ads; otherwise it's on HBO Max or Comedy Central streaming services.)
Curious what your reactions are....

Holden Karnofsky’s recent comments on FTX

Holden Karnofsky has recently shared some reflections on EA and FTX, but they’re spread out and I’d guess that few people have seen them, so I thought it could be useful to collect them here. (In general, I think collections like this can be helpful and under-supplied.) I've copied some comments in full, and I've put together a simpler list of the links in this footnote.[1]
These comments come after a few months — there’s some explanation of why that is in this post and in this comment.
Updates after FTX
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Comparing Health Interventions in Colombia and Nigeria: Which are More Effective and by How Much?

TL;DR: Nigeria bears 10 times the burden of communicable, maternal, neonatal, and nutritional diseases per capita than Colombia, despite both countries having similar health expenditures to combat these diseases. Applying the SNT framework suggests that health interventions are around 10 times more cost-effective in Nigeria even when comparing only the poorest regions within each country.
Chatting with the members of my EA university group in Colombia, I noticed many of them were mainly interested in contributing to problems that affected their home country. Although Colombia is far from being one of the poorest countries in the world, various regions of the country still suffer from similar problems as less developed countries. I thought there might be a chance that we found opportunities with similar cost-effectiveness as those that EA tends to prioritize in the area of health and development.
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2023.03.25 07:46 syedcorp LED TV Price in Lahore

Before it is necessary to know about LED TV Price in Lahore because it becomes very easy now a days also Now a Days Television, also known as LED TV, is a part of our lives in a daily manner. It’s a popular resource for education, communication and entertainment as well as information. It offers a variety of programs that cater to different tastes and interests. In the end, having a television in your home can be extremely beneficial, and help keep you informed about the world that surrounds you. While buying a new television may be exciting but it could also be overwhelming. The right choice for your home can be a challenge with the many options to choose from. To assist you pick the best Television to fit your home, we’ll explain the main factors to consider when you are buying a television in this article.
“TV Size” refers to the “TV size” is the term used to describe the diagonal size of the screen. It is measured by inches from corner-to-corner. The size of your TV will be determined by a variety of aspects, like the dimensions of the room where it will be situated, the distance to be viewed and your personal taste.
It is essential to take the dimensions of the room as well as distance of the viewing area into consideration in selecting which size for your television. For a general rule of thumb the screen on your TV must be located at around one-third of the distance from the seating space. If, for instance, you’re viewing from 8 feet away, a 40-43 inches TV could be adequate. A 55-65 inch television would be ideal for a bigger space and an average viewing distance of 10-12 feet.
The number of pixels comprising the image on screen is called resolution of the TV, and it is an important aspect to consider when buying a new television. The more pixels, related to higher resolutions will result in clearer, more detailed images. It is believed that the the most used Television resolutions include Full HD (1080p), Ultra HD (4K), and 8K) (Super Hi-Vision).
A resolution of 1080p is generally sufficient for smaller screens. To ensure the clarity and quality of images the image, a higher resolution like 8K or 4K could be needed for larger screens.
A technology referred to as the High Dynamic Range (HDR) enhances the clarity and clarity of images on TV screens. It does this by increasing the contrast, brightness and color. This results in a more vivid and real image quality. Furthermore, HDR enhances the contrast of the image through enhancing the contrast between light and dark parts in the picture. In the end, the image is more vivid and dramatic and is rich in detail and depth.
The industry provides a range options HDR standards, such as HDR10, Dolby Vision, and HLG. Most TVs and content providers can support HDR10 which is the most well-known HDR standard. An appropriate TV and video source is needed for the latest HDR Standard, Dolby Vision, which provides even better image quality. A newer HDR standard, known as HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) is designed for broadcasting live content.
Smart Tv
The smart television will be one that is equipped with the internet connectivity, as well as integrated software and applications which allow users to stream services and online content directly on your TV. As more and more people seek to watch their preferred shows, films as well as other media without having to use additional devices like streaming sticks or a game console Smart TVs are growing in popularity.
There are many Smart TVs that are all created equal. Some might have better software or more advanced features than other models. When selecting the best Smart TV, it’s crucial to consider the user interface as well as the ease of use since certain models might be more user-friendly than other models.
When choosing a TV, audio quality is a major consideration. Make sure you choose a model with either a sound bar, or an integrated audio system to get the best audio quality. Many TVs come with poor built-in speakers and sound bars, an external sound system or a different external audio system is a smart purchase.
If you are choosing the best TV for you, connectivity is an essential consideration. Check that the TV comes with sufficient HDMI ports to connect everything, which includes video player or game console or cable box. Make sure that you have an output for audio in case you are planning to connect an additional audio system or sound bar.
Another important aspect is the brand name of the TV. Certain brands are known for producing high-quality TVs and others may make televisions with lower quality. To find out which are the top brands you must study reviews and research.
The cost of the television is a crucial factor to consider. While you shouldn’t spend more than you can afford however, you don’t want to choose a model which isn’t affordable or with a low options. Determine your budget prior to looking for a TV that has the features you need and at a price that you are able to afford.
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2023.03.25 07:31 Global_Relative_3177 Chapitre 36: Réunion extraordinaire

Bonne lecture.
La situation à Paradisia est devenue critique en un instant, toutefois sans réelle surprise et grâce aux efforts coordonnés de chacun, le calme est revenu en quelques heures. A peine la tempête passée le chef convoque, pour la première fois depuis la création de la ville, une séance extraordinaire. Il faut savoir que les réunions entre les membres de l’élite se déroule uniquement une fois par mois pour discuter de certaines décision. Toutefois la ville est si bien gérée par le chef qu’il arrive que les réunions n’aient pas lieu, à cela s’ajoute aussi le manque de concurrence et la supériorité écrasante de la ville face aux autres pays. A l’annonce de cette séance, chaque membre comprend dès lors que la réunion sera mouvementée.
La nuit tombe sur Paradisia, les servants dorment tous sans exception, les résidants sont cloitrés chez eux sans possibilité de s’amuser. Le paradis ressemble plus à une prison ou à une ville sous couvre feu. C’est dans cette ambiance froide que chaque membre de l’élite se rend à la tour centrale. Dans le plus grand secret chacun prend place dans son trône personnel. Un silence pesant gouverne la pièce, personne ne manque à l’appel. En attendant l’arrivé du chef, tous se regardent du coin de l’oeil avec l’idée que l’assassin est sans doute parmi eux.
Jiro est déjà sur place, il est toujours le premier à arriver et le dernier à quitter les lieux, son attitude ne lui permet pas de cacher son stress. Toutes les minutes il avale une gorgée de sa boisson favorite, un extrait de plante assez spécial confectionné par Louise. Etant donné qu’il ne dort pas et passe son temps à réfléchir à de nouvelles machines, son cerveau est en ébullition tel un super ordinateur, malheureusement pour lui, ce super ordinateur surchauffe et pour éviter de sombrer dans la folie il boit ce liquide semblable à un puissant anesthésiant. Un homme normal plongerait dans un coma profond en ingérant cette boisson mais pas Jiro, à chaque gorgée son anxiété diminue.
— Seigneur! lance Louise, pourquoi nous embêter à venir lorsque nous pouvons tout faire par holo-conférence?
— Tu as raison mon amour, surtout si je dois contempler cet horrible écharpe.
Le mari fixe Cécilia, en particulier ses vêtements. Une fois de plus elle n’a pas pu s’empêcher de porter une fourrure animal, une mauvaise habitude de sa part qui, pour sa défense, affirme que la bestiole provient du continent et non de la réserve. Le chef a de nombreuses fois délibéré en faveur de Cécilia car elle n’empiète pas sur la réserve mais cette fois c’est la goutte d’eau qui fait déborder le vase
— Bon sang de bon soir! s’exclame le mari depuis son trône en observant avec attention son écharpe, vous portez un renard polaire en guise d’écharpe! Je n’ai pas encore réussi à amener cet animal et pour aggraver votre cas je vous rappel qu’il est en voie d’extinction.
— Du calme, répond-elle nonchalamment en caressant son habit par provocation, il en restait deux ou trois dans le trou où je les ai déniché. Comme je suis gentille je vous indiquerai leur repaire.
Le mari se lève brusquement de rage:
— Alors là j’en ai assez! Vous ne vous en tirerez pas comme ça...
Une porte s’ouvre, ce dernier se rassied aussitôt comme si de rien n’était.
Le chef fait son entrée dans une salle où la tension règne. Samuel reste inconsolable, il ne pleure plus mais son silence en devient presque effrayant. La gouvernante se tient à côté de Nestor, affublé d’un masque en bois au visage triste, les deux membres s’entendent comme mère et fils depuis leur rencontre il y a maintenant dix ans. Monsieur Emil Arbuckle et son collègue Ludwig Guyot, deux autres membres de l’élite, sont comme à leur habitude silencieux, voir presque absent face aux problèmes de leurs congénères. Leurs handicap n’en est pas totalement la cause, l’un est sourd et l’autre muet. Cela est plutôt dû à la mort de leurs épouses et enfants respectifs; depuis l’ingestion de la roche, leurs coeurs sont insensibles aux pertes sentimentales. Leur seul raison d’exister reste la tâche que le chef a confié sans hésitation, répertorier la culture humaine, sous toutes ses formes, depuis son commencement. Malgré tout, ces deux hommes ne s’entendent pas très bien, chacun ayant une conception et vision différente de la culture, il arrive très souvent que leur collaboration se taisent durant plusieurs mois avant de reprendre de façon chaotique. Toutefois, le chef à confiance en eux et par respect pour lui ils mettent de côté leurs fierté et font du mieux qu’ils le peuvent.
Nicolas prend part, pour la première fois, à ce conseil unique au monde en tant que nouvelle recrue. Son regard observateur décrypte chacune des interactions entre les membres, il veut connaitre les relations qu’entretiennent cette famille si fermé et surtout la moindre faille exploitable, une façon pour lui de se protéger des moindres problèmes qui pourrait potentiellement le nuire.
Jacques, seul, est plongé dans ses pensées. Il a passé les dernières heures à consoler sa fille mais rien n’y fait, elle reste accablée par le chagrin. Il a dû lui administrer un puissant somnifère pour l’aider à dormir et pouvoir rejoindre le conseil sans soucis. Malgré tout, il se demande si il doit lui avouer la vérité au sujet du vrai visage de Paradisia mais à chaque argument un contre-argument le soustrait à divulguer la vérité.
Le chef prend enfin place, son état de santé s’est dégradé, on peut ressentir sa souffrance physique. L’imposante machine est de nouveau fixé à lui, elle travail sans relâche à le maintenir en vie.
— Vous pouvez vous asseoir, dit-il en faisant de même. Je n’ai pas besoin de vous préciser la nature de cette séance. En créant cette ville jamais, ô grand jamais, je n’aurais pensé effectuer une telle réunion. La mort de Natasha n’est pas accidentelle, elle a bel et bien été empoisonnée.
— Morte par empoisonnement! s’insurge Samuel.
— Sûrement la roche, dit Louise, cette saleté est en train de nous pourrir de l’intérieur. — Pas seulement la roche, ajoute Cécilia sarcastiquement en dévisageant le couple.
Un plan de la ville s’affiche au centre de la pièce.
— Avant de compléter mon affirmation je dois avant tout évoquer un point important. Comme le vous voyez, une bonne partie de la ville est sans propriétaire depuis la perte tragique de notre consoeur. Le chef s’essuie discrètement l’oeil droit avec son mouchoir. Cependant, derrière cette tragédie quelque chose de positif en est ressorti. Une prise de conscience à laquelle je refusais de croire: nous sommes trop arrogant.
Un silence s’installe mais Cécilia rompt ce calme avec un fou rire:
— Je ne vois pas où est le problème, nous sommes les personnes les plus riches et puissantes de cette satanée planète.
— Ne vous inquiétez pas pour cela chef, l’arrogance ne nous montera jamais à la tête, seule la
nature prévaut dans ce monde. Nous les êtres humain sommes inférieur face aux animaux et plantes, ajoute Tony.
— Heureusement que les critères de beauté ne rentrent pas en compte dans le recrutement, ajoute Cécilia sur un ton moqueur.
— Rassurez-vous, vous n’êtes pas aussi belle que vous le prétendez, rétorque Louise.
Une dispute éclate et chacun se parlent sans même s’écouter provoquant un brouhaha insupportable.
— Silence! crie le chef.
Nestor se cache derrière son fauteuil, il déteste être présent lors des conflits entre adultes. La gouvernante le rassure et le fait rasseoir, Cécilia lance un regard plein de colère sur lui.
— Je reprends, comme je le disais nous sommes trop arrogant. Je sais que cette décennie a été très fructueuse, que se soit pour la ville ou pour chacun de nous. Malheureusement nous nous sommes relâchés sur notre vigilance et des conflits se sont entretenus parmi vous. Mon devoir est d’empêcher cela et j’ai failli à cette tâche. Des regards menaçants fusent dans toute la salle, le chef ne voulait pas donner de nom mais les concernés se connaissent. Pour en revenir à notre arrogance, je me retrouve avec un problème très contraignant sur les bras. Natasha, comme nous tous, n’avait pas d’héritier, ni même de testament. L’affliction que la Pastorite nous a donnée, avait en quelque sorte supprimé notre arrogance un certains temps. Mais le traitement temporaire à base de servant nous a fait perdre conscience que la mort frappe inévitablement et sans pouvoir y remédier. Chacun des membres baissent les yeux comprenant avec clarté les paroles du chef. Je vais temporairement devoir assigner l’un d’entre vous au poste qu’occupait notre chère Natasha, le chef se tourne vers Ludwig et lui dit, tu t’occuperas de l’archéologie tout en continuant ta collecte de l’art.
Voulant protester, Ludwig n’en eut pas le courage et d’un mouvement de tête il affirme être en accord avec la décision du chef.
— Je lis ton désaccord sur ton visage mais ne t’en fais pas, j’aurai la solution à ce problème.
— Pourquoi ne pas tout simplement engager un nouveau membre? demande Nicolas. Les regards se fixent sur la recrue comme si il venait de proférer des insultes.
— Sache, le nouveau, que le chef nous a tous choisi avec parcimonie pour intégrer sa famille, dit Cécilia sur ton énervé, Natasha était parfaite pour ce travail, sa voix baisse, elle était vraiment parfaite.
— Nicolas, ajoute Jacques, retiens bien ce que je vais dire, tu es le dernier point qui complète ce cercle parfait et même si nous engrangeons des pertes, le cercle n’éclatera pas, il diminuera seulement de volume sans perdre de sa puissance.
Nicolas se sent insulté, tel un enfant assis à la table des adultes, personne ne semble approuver sa place parmi eux. Il n’a qu’une seule envie, sortir d’ici et regagner sa demeure.
Le couple perd patience et l’épouse s’insurge:
— Peut-on, par pitié! Arriver au terme de cette réunion. J’en ai plus qu’assez de parler de ce
meurtre. Natasha a dû succomber à la maladie causé par la roche, je ne suis pas médecin mais peut- être qu’un caillot s’est sûrement formé depuis ses mains décharnée et a migré dans son coeur.
— Vous n’avez pas honte! crie Samuel en se levant avec fureur, une des nôtres est morte et vous ne pensez qu’à votre petite personne comme de vulgaire résidants.
— Du calme Samuel, dit le chef en faisant un signe de main, nous avons tous été chamboulés par cet évènement et chacun réagit simplement à sa manière.
— Laissez-nous rentrer et nous en reparlerons demain par holo-conférence, je ne comprends toujours pas la raison de cette séance, personne ne souhaite être ici. Regardez Nestor, ce gamin est terrifié.
La gouvernante prend la défense de l’enfant:
— N’utilisez pas Nestor à vos fins, il n’a rien à voir avec cette histoire.
— Il est tout à fait normale qu’il n’ait aucune implication dans l’histoire, ce monstre n’est jamais présent, il ne prend jamais part aux décisions de la ville. De tous les membres il est le plus inutile. Nestor n’ose pas protester face à ses critiques, pris de honte face à ses réprimandes il se recroqueville dans son trône.
— Pour une fois je suis d’accord avec vous, dit Cécilia, ce gamin passe son temps dans la sous- ville à faire Dieu je ne sais quoi avec les servants. Elle se tourne vers le chef et demande, vous devriez songer à le virer, maintenant que Nicolas est présent il ne nous est plus d’aucune utilité. Avant même que le chef eut le temps de répondre, la gouvernante réplique aussitôt:
— Nestor nous est bien plus utile que nous tous réunit. A votre avis qui a forgé l’excellente réputation de la ville dans le monde? Qui a réussit à nous faire disparaitre de la mémoire des gens du continent? Selon vous, qui a empêché les nombreuses mutinerie au sein de la sous-ville? Nestor s’occupe de la sécurité de Paradisia à chaque instant de sa vie pendant que vous vous prélassez à maltraitez vos servants dans vos usines par pur plaisir.
Cécilia enrage de se faire insulter de la sorte, la simple vue de Nestor et de son comportement enfantin, parmi ses adultes responsables, la pousse à devenir belliqueuse avec ses collègues.
— Une dernière chose, ajoute la gouvernante, Nestor n’est pas un gamin, la roche lui a laissé l’apparence d’un enfant de quinze ans mais n’oubliez pas que c’est un jeune homme d’une vingtaine d’année.
Le chef se satisfait de l’entraide entre la gouvernante et Nestor, il a réellement l’impression d’être en famille, une famille qu’il a lui même crée.
— Maintenant que j’y pense, Nestor pourrait être le coupable, dit Louise après un moment de réflexion, il aurait très bien pu se déguiser parmi les servants et empoisonner le vin de Natasha avec un médicament ou un poison. Personne ne l’avait vu de la soirée.
— Tu fais erreur ma chérie, rétorque son mari sur un ton arrogant, seul du venin de serpent cause une tel mort.
L’assemblée se regarde mutuellement avec attention, déconcerté par la précision de cette réponse.
— Comment ça du venin de serpent? dit Samuel, votre réponse est assez précise je trouve.
— De plus vous aviez eu une attitude étrange juste avant que nous trinquions ensemble, ajoute la gouvernante, votre petit numéro à propos des jardins suspendus est très...comment dire cela poliment, suspect à mes yeux.
Le couple se sent insulté par ces accusations, ils se sentent oppressés comme des coupables lors d’un interrogatoire.
— Comment osez-vous! crie Louise, je l’avoue mon comportement était perturbant mais la roche me fait perdre de plus en plus l’esprit. Même mon mari est sujet à ces dérives. Elle fait face au chef et s’incline, chef pardonnez-nous une nouvelle fois pour la chasse, nous ne ferons plus jamais de telles horreurs, elle frappe à l’épaule son mari pour qu’il s’incline aussi.
Le chef soupir et ne prête pas attention à ces excuses:
— La séance est terminée, je pense effectivement qu’il était trop tôt pour vous convoquer, demain
sera un jour triste puisque nous organiserons les funérailles de Natasha. Tous les membres se lèvent et gagnent la sortie:
— Une dernière chose, dit le chef toujours assis dans son trône, le rapport d’autopsie sera terminé d’ici demain, nous pourrons faire le deuil de notre collègue une fois toutes les réponses dévoilées.
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2023.03.25 07:04 Strange-Patience1194 What advice you can give to the UPSC aspirant candidates?

What advice you can give to the UPSC aspirant candidates?

UPSC civil services are among the most prestigious examinations in India. Aspirants from different parts of the country apply for this examination every year, but only a few get the opportunity to fulfill their dream. The major reason behind this is that the examination is carried out to fulfill the highly reputed vacancies in the executive of the system that is IAS/IPS/IRS and many other. As lakhs of candidates, every year fill out the form, only a few gets through the examination which showcases the toughness level of the examination. Therefore, a proper strategy should be formulated in clearing the examination. Below is mentioned some advice that every candidate must follow before jumping into the exam preparation-
• Prepare a well-formulated strategy before commencing the preparation.
• Take help from the best coaching institutes.
• Make a schedule for reading the newspaper on the daily basis.
• Indulge more in studying rather than wasting your time socializing with friends.
• Read NCERT books and work by the syllabus of both Pre and Mains. Here are some of the best institutes for IAS coaching-
• PhysicWallah
• Vision IAS Online Coaching
• Vajiram and Ravi
• Unacademy
• ClearIAS
• IAS Baba
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2023.03.25 07:03 Robocentric How robotized American economy will look on Earth and in outer space

Artificial intelligence and robots will be used everywhere in America, on Earth and in outer space. That is the vision I pursue.

Humans love using tools that enable humans to produce more and better.
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2023.03.25 06:52 LA_Reyes82 Questions about casting/mirroring PureSniper from phone to t.v.

Does anybody here cast/mirror PureSniper from there phone to there television?
Currently I haven't been playing because my phone got damaged, but when I was playing I was having issues with my vision (still am) and it would effect my game play. Mainly the phone is not that big (obviously) and spotting my targets was challenging.
So just recently I've been trying to get information about hooking up my phone (when I buy one) to my t.v. But I've been getting different opinions and these 2 suggestions have come up the most.
  1. Buy a Roku and then I could stream/mirror my phone to my television.
  2. Buy a USB-C to and HDMI cable
Number two was my original idea/question but a lot of people said I should buy a Roku and then I could stream/mirror that way. But one of the most important things that I don't want to happen is the game to lag. All of you have played P.S. know especially when you play PVP, you can't afford that lag time because that can cost you your life.
Like I said before I haven't bought a phone yet, but what I do have is internet at 100Mbps & a 1080p LCD t.v., not a smart t.v.. So if anybody here can help me out with this question then I would really appreciate it. Thanks in advance.
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2023.03.25 06:52 Nupur_Verma How should I prepare for UPSC without any coaching?

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