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I run a Teen Wolf/Midgard AGE campaign with a couple of players.  The first couple of sessions were a blast, but it is running out of steam. One of my players said she just feels too much pressure to be funny on demand and doesn't want to continue. How do you guys handle this kind of scenario?
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I don't think this is a desire for a break: I've been told to keep running the campaign without the player who doesn't want to continue, but without her the group doesn't want to continue. The players are also my roommates, so no danger of not seeing each other (quite the opposite, in fact).

I'll try to look into why my player finds it stressful, and maybe we can change the dynamic somehow.
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#Philly friends, come out to Old City Coffee (3rd and Market) for Instameet Philly! Mobile photography encouraged. If the rain stops, we'll walk to Rittenhouse, taking a meandering route and enjoying the city. Otherwise, we'll chill over coffee and talk nuts and bolts (and maybe share some photos). +Doc Pop of Postagram will be visiting. #photography #instameet #instagram #instagramers
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Woohoo! I'm looking forward to it!

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Evidently a service named Rizzoma obtained my contact info through exported Google Waves. They want me to connect my Google account. This seems potentially sketchy. Anyone familiar with them?
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Also a good point!
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Dear IT folks in the Google+ world: How do you do green IT? What do you do to reduce your environmental impact and streamline your office?
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I want to create a Lubuntu USB drive to boot to with UNetBootin, but it only lists up to 12.04.  Will it be a problem if I create the drive with the 13.04 ISO and 12.04 listed in UNetBootin?
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UNetBootin ended up working fine (from a PC), so my Acer Aspire One is up and running. I'm really impressed with all the work that went into the 13.04 release, and can't wait to update my MacBook as well.
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I just ran a character creation session with my roommates for our first ever DARPG campaign. They don't have much RPG experience, so I think DA will be an ideal fit system-wise. They've already created a pretty cohesive party idea (based around Teen Wolf), so I'm excited for our first play session later this week.

We'll start out running The Dalish Curse adventure in the GM's guide, and then I'm going to mix it up with some custom adventures. Anyone have a favorite first adventure to run, published or otherwise?
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That's awesome. I think encounter difficulty & monster creation is probably the most tricky part of the rules in that I don't think there is a way to "get it" until you've played for a while. 
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Still have doubts that there's income inequality in America? +Mother Jones helpfully disabuses you of that silly notion.
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Protip: The quality of your product support has a direct impact on your customer relations, sales, and brand. Don't frak it up.
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Hrmph, true.
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My new favorite blog for tasty vegan food: The Post Punk Kitchen. It has some really amazing recipes for decadent treats and wholesome meals. Highly recommended. Maybe I'll complete my journey to veganness soon...
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