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Adam Östergren
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This is a really great article about the word Daesh, about what it means (or doesn't) and the actual reasons using it is delegitimizing to the group also known as ISIS or ISIL. 

I'm keeping an eye on this conversation.

https://www.freewordcentre.com/blog/2015/02/daesh-isis-media-alice-guthrie/
Arabic translator Alice Guthrie explains how Daesh, the new name for ISIS, undermines the terrorist group, and asks why anglophone media can't understand it.
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Methinks the spamfilters are getting dumber... 8 posts flagged as spam when I logged in only one of them was in fact a spam-post.
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Some of us think annoying, repetitive posts are the original definition of spam.  (In the context of online discussions.  A canned ham-like product is, of course, the original original definition.  Bloody vikings.)
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The Spam Deluge has been cleared.
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I Finally got both time and money so I splurged on Elite Dangerous. I realize this might lead to the purchase of a new joystick. The old one I have was bought in a second-hand store and is fairly lacking.
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It looks great, but I am going back to University for a medical degree so no MMO anything for me. I hope you have great fun though.
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Just wanted to share my note-setup for Ars Magica lately. Symbol lexicons and notebook (transcribing the spells from the basic book into the notebook one / page as a maximum. ).
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I first design up the individual pages in Publisher as I use the spells for my characters or NPCs before. Printing and then scribing it over. This will hopefully eventually become the go-to book for my group as we look for spells. The book itself can take additional pages being added which will help with keeping it alphabetical. Worst case scenario I end up cutting the pages out re-binding them if that doesn't look good. Either way it will be one authentic looking book for the game. 
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He just needs to learn the languages of all the starsystems he will own...
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Having a song to bind muscle memory to a higher speed is not a bad idea.
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2.0.3.2 is about ready for release.
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i have 4 AM books on my games shelf... but alas Ive never read them!
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Example spell pages how they might look in Publisher before I print and then try to copy to the book.

I try to change the fonts about to try and get the impression that pages have been written by various people and at different times. I also try to add to this effect by using different pens and inks.  (I have two Schaeffer pens with brown and black ink respectively) and a pilot with a wide range of ink casettes.
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Very nice Adam, and I like your choice of spells too!
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I stumbeled over this article and thought it might be a good read for Sci-Fi GMs as well as those wanting some context for warships in general historical settings.
Yup, spaceships again.  Between Star Citizen, the new Halo, the new Star Wars, a couple of key mods for Sins of a Solar Empire that I keep up with and have done some voice work on, and Destiny, my ...
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Yes, well written. Then there's the planet killer class, like the death star, and of course the super duper star destroyer class.😉 I like the picture. 
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I am always on the lookout for the very creepiest little phrasings and lines to be able to insert into casual conversation or the rambling of a madman found in the sewers...

"Hush now, you will be better off like this anyway."

"You don't realize the grandiosity of my visions for your future do you?"

"It comes..."  


Phrases to chill the blood, I need more of them. :) So hit me with your best.
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"I really like the way they feel, and the smell they leave behind."
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Extreme resolution screenshot of our StarWars game...
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...also known (but not to the players) as Beta Test 3....
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