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Offline MatthTheGeek

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Re: Twenty quuuuuuestions!!!
Mike Kulas
People are stupid, therefore anything popular is at best suspicious.

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MatthTheGeek: you mispelled grâce
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MatthTheGeek: the way you just spelled it it means fat
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Offline General Battuta

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Re: Twenty quuuuuuestions!!!
Mike Kulas

You...

























didn't get it —


















— wrong! :v-old: producer Mike Kulas is the correct answer!

Does anyone else want to run the next round?

 

Offline MatthTheGeek

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Re: Twenty quuuuuuestions!!!
I'll be honest, this one was stupid. Also I called it like almost 2h ago on IRC and thought it was too stupid to ask. Funnest time were had.

I'm am so up for the next one.
People are stupid, therefore anything popular is at best suspicious.

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666maslo666: Releasing a finished product is not a good thing! It is a modern fad.

SpardaSon21: it seems like you exist in a permanent state of half-joking misanthropy

Axem: when you put it like that, i sound like an insane person

bigchunk1: it's not retarded it's american!
bigchunk1: ...

batwota: steele's maneuvering for the coup de gras
MatthTheGeek: you mispelled grâce
Awaesaar: grace
batwota: oh right :P
Darius: ah!
Darius: yes, i like that
MatthTheGeek: the way you just spelled it it means fat
Awaesaar: +accent I forgot how to keyboard
MatthTheGeek: or grease
Darius: the killing fat!
Axem: jabba does the coup de gras
MatthTheGeek: XD
Axem: bring me solo and a cookie

 
Re: Twenty quuuuuuestions!!!
I'm answering this time! Hit me
The good Christian should beware of mathematicians, and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of Hell.

 

Offline General Battuta

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Re: Twenty quuuuuuestions!!!
I'm answering this time! Hit me

Does the answer appear in canonical FreeSpace fiction (excluding those weird FS1 short stories)?

e: fiction includes all mission dialog, briefings, fiction material in the techroom, etc etc

 
Re: Twenty quuuuuuestions!!!
Yes!
The good Christian should beware of mathematicians, and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of Hell.

 

Offline General Battuta

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Re: Twenty quuuuuuestions!!!
Yes!

****, I should have optimized that with an 'only'.

Is the answer an object made of matter? Including diffuse clouds and energized plasmas.

 
Re: Twenty quuuuuuestions!!!
No!
The good Christian should beware of mathematicians, and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of Hell.

 

Offline General Battuta

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Re: Twenty quuuuuuestions!!!
Okay, so that rules out all ships, all? weapons, and all characters. We should be down to a pretty small search space!

Is the non-material answer created by artificial means (such as a government, a law, or a language)?

This excludes natural forces accessed by artificial means, like subspace.

 
Re: Twenty quuuuuuestions!!!
Yes.
The good Christian should beware of mathematicians, and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of Hell.

 

Offline General Battuta

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Re: Twenty quuuuuuestions!!!
So we're on artificially created, non-material, canonical stuff. The search space still includes **** like historical events.

Knowing phoover I was suspicious it'd be an abstract concept, but it could be anything from "the Vasudan language" to "the year 2367."

 

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Re: Twenty quuuuuuestions!!!
MORE QUESTIONS
The good Christian should beware of mathematicians, and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of Hell.

 

Offline General Battuta

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Re: Twenty quuuuuuestions!!!
MORE QUESTIONS

This is not a game question! How many do we have left?

 
Re: Twenty quuuuuuestions!!!
That would be an ecumenical— I mean, 17!
The good Christian should beware of mathematicians, and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of Hell.

 

Offline General Battuta

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Re: Twenty quuuuuuestions!!!
Is it first mentioned during FreeSpace 2?

 

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Re: Twenty quuuuuuestions!!!
That would be an ecumenical— I mean, 17!
:lol:

I haven't watched that in a while... maybe I should.
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Re: Twenty quuuuuuestions!!!
Is it first mentioned during FreeSpace 2?

No.
The good Christian should beware of mathematicians, and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of Hell.

 

Offline MatthTheGeek

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Re: Twenty quuuuuuestions!!!
Is it an historical event. Gonna need to narrow down a bit here, and god knows there are plenty of named battles and stuff in FS1.
People are stupid, therefore anything popular is at best suspicious.

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666maslo666: Releasing a finished product is not a good thing! It is a modern fad.

SpardaSon21: it seems like you exist in a permanent state of half-joking misanthropy

Axem: when you put it like that, i sound like an insane person

bigchunk1: it's not retarded it's american!
bigchunk1: ...

batwota: steele's maneuvering for the coup de gras
MatthTheGeek: you mispelled grâce
Awaesaar: grace
batwota: oh right :P
Darius: ah!
Darius: yes, i like that
MatthTheGeek: the way you just spelled it it means fat
Awaesaar: +accent I forgot how to keyboard
MatthTheGeek: or grease
Darius: the killing fat!
Axem: jabba does the coup de gras
MatthTheGeek: XD
Axem: bring me solo and a cookie

 
Re: Twenty quuuuuuestions!!!
No. 15!
The good Christian should beware of mathematicians, and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of Hell.