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"People on the web are addicted to ­outrage."
We live in an age of endless, foaming outrage. The only answer is to try to feel empathy for other people, no matter who they are.
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"One witness said: "Everyone was taking their clothes off to get ready for the ride. I heard gasps and I turned around - it was a horrible sight.""
One witness at the event in Canturbury, Kent, said: "I heard gasps and I turned around - it was a horrible sight"
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Laughing quite hard.
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So yeah; Empire is totally in The Torygraph - and in a great article about the "values" of the game (which really are 'a thing' that permeate the  events IC and OOC in the best possible ways)

Ironically though I think they have strayed from Empire's gender-blind approach in their title: a world without sex differentiation if not purely a female 'fantasy'!
Larping - live action role play - is typically seen as a 'geeky' male-dominated activity. But Kate Townshend, who met her husband when he was dressed as a knight, explains why it's starting to attract more and more women
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But the comments are so staggeringly bad and misogynistic and tangent off into a stroppy and kind of icky defence of gamer gate and at the end of it I didn't want to be identified as a LRPer anymore.
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Anyone know a site/tool that will help me to get a quick sense of the 'odds' of a higher number being rolled by one dice set than another (eg 2d10 vs 3d8, or 2d8+1d6 vs 1d10+2d4).  Not the highest TOTAL (tons of tools exist to do that and the maths is easy anyway) but the odds of each set of dice producing at least one higher number than the other set.

I can roughly do it manually but I'd quite like to test a whole bunch of options.
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Well, don't worry too much - I was just curious as to what exists that might help.  As I say, I could just do a 4 hour play test scenario and see what happens.
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This is the best thing ever.
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+Paul Watson Yep.
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This week's news in summary:

We have a Disabilities Minister who voted against protecting benefits for disabled children, a Justice Minister who has spoken in favour of the death penalty, and an Equalities Minister who voted against 'gay' marriage'.

It brings to mind a scene from Yes, Prime Minister where the PMs advisor notes that government departments preside over the death of their area, not it's well-being.
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+1 for the Yes, Prime Minister quote, and also because I enjoy dark humour in the face of bleak reality.
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Herewith be it known that +Chris Turner is a god amongst persons, and should be duly venerated.  

That is all.
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Actually, to be fair on myself, the grey letters were not visible on my desktop.
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"Satan and fucking!"
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I like my men like I like my coffee...
A man in China, Gao Bingguo, sets a new world record after coating his body with bees.
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...bees are totally insects.
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OK, what?!

"On the door £16.  In advance £14.30.  Advance tickets incur a £2 fulfilment fee."

Right, so, I can pay in advance and it costs MORE?  Genius!
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The cinema I tend to go to gives 10% discount for ordering online...this seems good to me.
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"Force them all to swear allegiance to us and fight in our army - it'll be just like Game of Thrones!" squeals Prince-Joffery-a-like.

(You need to scroll down a  bit to see that he does, indeed, call for the return of National Service ... if you care to ...)
Prince Harry says joining the Army kept him out of trouble, adding that he dreaded to think where he would be had he not done so.
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Al Murray campaigned for this in the Election.

"National Service, but only for people who don't want to do it."

Common sense in'it.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/general-election-2015/11345772/Al-Murrays-election-bid-What-is-in-The-Pub-Landlords-manifesto.html
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Vince Vaughan, usually good value: Rachel McAdams looks like a bad-ass motherfucker!  Good stuff.
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I can't wait to borrow it off someone who has bothered to acquire a copy somehow.
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