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Re: TwoBuy's RPG Game

Postby natinia » Tue Apr 21, 2009 3:37 am

I have, good sir. A compass is circular.
Also, even if you can draw a cute little square between NWSE, it doesn't mean you can actually find those corners IRL. North and South, maybe. But good luck finding East and West Corners. Even Randall Monroe is confused:
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Re: TwoBuy's RPG Game

Postby mountainmage » Tue Apr 21, 2009 3:55 am

The four corners of the world are the four cardinal directions on the compass rose. It doesn't matter if they're not actual locations!
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Re: TwoBuy's RPG Game

Postby Sahan » Tue Apr 21, 2009 5:26 am

So you just threw the ashes in 4 different directions? That's gonna be a killer to find.
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Re: TwoBuy's RPG Game

Postby dinnsdale » Tue Apr 21, 2009 5:34 am

Hm... I suppose, dear mage, you simply threw a quarter of the ashes in the direction you were facing, a quarter behind you, and a quarter to each side? I hope there was no wind to blow it back in your face. Or maybe I do hope that. Hm. I'm conflicted. ^_~

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Re: TwoBuy's RPG Game

Postby cheez.wiz » Tue Apr 21, 2009 5:38 am

I can has be a smartass too?

Or, in short (like your mom)
wikipedia wrote:The four corners of the world refers to the Americas (the "west"), Europe (the "north"), Asia/Oceania (the "east"), and Africa (the "south").


Edit: being a smartass is easier when links are working...
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Re: TwoBuy's RPG Game

Postby Sahan » Tue Apr 21, 2009 5:50 am

I think Australasia deserves it's own corner, it's far enough away from all the other continents. Something like, "The-super-awesome-way-more-South-than-much-of-Africa-and-definitely-East-of-Asia-corner" would do nicely.
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Re: TwoBuy's RPG Game

Postby dinnsdale » Tue Apr 21, 2009 6:40 am

The Five Corners of the World? Has a nice ring to it. Then we can say "the Four Corners of the Ancient World".
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Re: TwoBuy's RPG Game

Postby natinia » Fri Apr 24, 2009 3:55 am

dinnsdale wrote:Then we can say "the Four Corners of the Ancient World, before we decided to let Australia exist (F'ing kangaroos)"

FTFY
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Re: TwoBuy's RPG Game

Postby Edminster » Fri Apr 24, 2009 3:59 am

natinia wrote:
dinnsdale wrote:Then we can say "the Four Corners of the Ancient World, before we decided to let Australia exist (F'ing kangaroos)"

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You make no sense, Natinia.

Unless you were attempting to communicate "Fix'd"?
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Re: TwoBuy's RPG Game

Postby LordRetard » Fri Apr 24, 2009 4:03 am

Hmm... Maybe it's From The Fires Yank?


... Which I am not doing.
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Re: TwoBuy's RPG Game

Postby mountainmage » Fri Apr 24, 2009 4:11 am

I'm guessing it's "Fixed that for you" but that internet anagram nonsense has no place here. We spell things out around here!
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Re: TwoBuy's RPG Game

Postby natinia » Mon Apr 27, 2009 4:59 am

Fix'd is not spelled out. At least FTFY is not HORRIBLY WRONG.
While we're on the subject of annoying internet acronyms, I'll share a little story.
Some point this year, my high school gave us a brochure to give our parents that allegedly outlined all internet acronyms (or claimed to).
My favorites include:
BBB4TL - Be back before too long
PAITR - Parents are in the room
and many many more never used acronyms. Plus,
WTF - What the heck?
Even simple things like lmao, rofl, ttyl, ftw were missing. It was a wonderful personification of the clueless members of the older generations... like my dad, who doesn't know the difference between Internet Explorer and the internet.

P.S. Just to be a douche, an anagram is when you rearrange the letters in a word to make a new word. Xifd!
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Re: TwoBuy's RPG Game

Postby mountainmage » Mon Apr 27, 2009 5:25 am

Yeah, yeah, we all make mistakes. I know full-well what an anagram is. I meant acronym.
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Re: TwoBuy's RPG Game

Postby Edminster » Mon Apr 27, 2009 5:28 am

Actually, what you meant was an Initialism, since you don't pronounce 'FTFY' as a word. Unless you do, in which case you're weird.
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Re: TwoBuy's RPG Game

Postby Cirtur » Mon Apr 27, 2009 6:02 am

Dude what? Back home we is all like, "Ftfy".

My homies wrote:ftfy
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