Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

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Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Post by Ellie » 16 May 2018, 13:59

lunchstealer wrote:
15 May 2018, 22:07
Fin Fang Foom wrote:
15 May 2018, 14:27
You guys should be incels.
This gets girls hot yo
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Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Post by Andrew » 16 May 2018, 16:35

Fin Fang Foom wrote:
15 May 2018, 14:27
You guys should be incels.
Yammering about this shit on the internet is how one avoids inceldom. Gets it all out of one's system so it doesn't leak into real life conversations.
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Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Post by Jake » 16 May 2018, 18:10

Ellie wrote:
16 May 2018, 13:59
lunchstealer wrote:
15 May 2018, 22:07
Fin Fang Foom wrote:
15 May 2018, 14:27
You guys should be incels.
This gets girls hot yo
It's true, the first time I felt my husband up was at a Star Wars movie.
Truly, we are living in a golden age.
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Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Post by Aresen » 16 May 2018, 20:19

Ellie wrote:
16 May 2018, 13:59
lunchstealer wrote:
15 May 2018, 22:07
Fin Fang Foom wrote:
15 May 2018, 14:27
You guys should be incels.
This gets girls hot yo
It's true, the first time I felt my husband up was at a Star Wars movie.
Did you get Leiad?
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Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Post by Eric the .5b » 16 May 2018, 21:58

I'm reminded of how the reputation of SF fans is "guys who can't get laid" and yet how much outright debauchery, up to and including orgies, happens at any sizable convention.

(Admittedly, not as much as at some professional conventions. Those guys go nuts.)
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Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Post by Shem » 17 May 2018, 02:06

Eric the .5b wrote:
16 May 2018, 21:58
I'm reminded of how the reputation of SF fans is "guys who can't get laid" and yet how much outright debauchery, up to and including orgies, happens at any sizable convention.
Yeah, bathe daily and have a modicum of social skills and a willingness to strike out a couple times, and it's hard not to get laid at a good-sized con.
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Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Post by Andrew » 17 May 2018, 09:12

Shem wrote:
17 May 2018, 02:06
Eric the .5b wrote:
16 May 2018, 21:58
I'm reminded of how the reputation of SF fans is "guys who can't get laid" and yet how much outright debauchery, up to and including orgies, happens at any sizable convention.
Yeah, bathe daily and have a modicum of social skills and a willingness to strike out a couple times, and it's hard not to get laid at a good-sized con.
Well, shit.
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Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Post by lunchstealer » 17 May 2018, 11:13

Andrew wrote:
17 May 2018, 09:12
Shem wrote:
17 May 2018, 02:06
Eric the .5b wrote:
16 May 2018, 21:58
I'm reminded of how the reputation of SF fans is "guys who can't get laid" and yet how much outright debauchery, up to and including orgies, happens at any sizable convention.
Yeah, bathe daily and have a modicum of social skills and a willingness to strike out a couple times, and it's hard not to get laid at a good-sized con.
Well, shit.
Well, shit.
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Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Post by JasonL » 17 May 2018, 13:49

That modicum is even adjusted on a curve for con people. It's a teeny tiny modicum, far less than normal life situations might require.

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Post by Fin Fang Foom » 17 May 2018, 16:54

Per people that work in the hotel industry, con people smell like ass, especially if they wear a costume.
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Post by JD » 17 May 2018, 17:05

I am reminded of the possibly apocryphal story of two con participants who decided to engage in some bondage play in their hotel room. Unfortunately, they decided that a great place to hook handcuffs to was the fire sprinkler pipe. The con was not invited back to the hotel the next year.
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Post by Eric the .5b » 17 May 2018, 17:08

Fin Fang Foom wrote:
17 May 2018, 16:54
Per people that work in the hotel industry, con people smell like ass, especially if they wear a costume.
Yup. That's why some people go to cons with a box of soap and literally start handing it out to the smelliest folks.

(I never found it a problem because, duh, hotel room. Shower right there.)

Though the more scantily-clad cosplayers probably smell less bad, especially in summer cons. Last few times I went to Dragon*Con, which takes place in frickin' Atlanta on frickin' Labor Day weekend, the most sensible people might have been the Cruxshadows fangirls (aka the "Cruxshadows fairies") in their gothy only-actually-more-than-lingerie-about-half-the-time outfits.
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Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Post by dhex » 17 May 2018, 17:15

the wfmu record fair back in the day when it was at irving plaza (iirc) smelled frickin' terrible even during early access hours.
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Post by Eric the .5b » 17 May 2018, 17:26

dhex wrote:
17 May 2018, 17:15
the wfmu record fair back in the day when it was at irving plaza (iirc) smelled frickin' terrible even during early access hours.
Why? Heat or just too many people packed together?
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Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Post by Fin Fang Foom » 17 May 2018, 17:34

Eric the .5b wrote:
17 May 2018, 17:26
dhex wrote:
17 May 2018, 17:15
the wfmu record fair back in the day when it was at irving plaza (iirc) smelled frickin' terrible even during early access hours.
Why? Heat or just too many people packed together?
Music nerds (and sports nerds) are still nerds.
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Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Post by Jake » 17 May 2018, 19:22

I order a batch of these from Vistaprint every year and drop off stacks of 'em at the annual long-weekend gaming convention I go to in Portland. The years when I bring 'em, the elevators by Sunday are non-awful. The years when I don't, they're not. So I reckon they're working.

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Post by dhex » 17 May 2018, 21:05

Fin Fang Foom wrote:
17 May 2018, 17:34
Eric the .5b wrote:
17 May 2018, 17:26
dhex wrote:
17 May 2018, 17:15
the wfmu record fair back in the day when it was at irving plaza (iirc) smelled frickin' terrible even during early access hours.
Why? Heat or just too many people packed together?
Music nerds (and sports nerds) are still nerds.
There's a certain quality of shut in to old school record collectors.
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Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Post by Shem » 19 May 2018, 16:33

JasonL wrote:
17 May 2018, 13:49
That modicum is even adjusted on a curve for con people. It's a teeny tiny modicum, far less than normal life situations might require.
Yeah, it's like "can you have a conversation involving at least 80% non-staring at her tits eye focus? Don't even have to be looking at her, just not at anything below her neck for more than a few seconds at a time? Then you're good."
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Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Post by dhex » 19 May 2018, 17:34

To be fair most of those costumes are tit based.
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Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Post by Shem » 19 May 2018, 21:48

That's why it's 80% instead of the usual 95-98% in genpop. They get insecure if you don't look at all.
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Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Post by Andrew » 20 May 2018, 22:49

You guys are making me think I should go wander around the Comic Con next weekend.
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Post by Pham Nuwen » 21 May 2018, 01:45

Andrew wrote:
20 May 2018, 22:49
You guys are making me think I should go wander around the Comic Con next weekend.
Social skills! Did you not see that listed?
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Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Post by Fin Fang Foom » 24 May 2018, 13:13

I would have very much enjoyed this if this is what ROTJ had revealed:

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Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Post by Mo » 24 May 2018, 13:34

It just hit me. Mr. T was the Samuel L. Jackson of the 80s.
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Re: Powerful Mice in Space (The New Star Wars Gripe Thread)

Post by Warren » 24 May 2018, 23:19

Mo wrote:
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It just hit me. Mr. T was the Samuel L. Jackson of the 80s.
No that would be... no wait, he was the 70's. Eddie Murphy? Hmm... Maybe he was.
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