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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-22-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,855
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Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Googled shalandar download. Was the first hit. ...

Googled shalandar download. Was the first hit. The game ran fine, besides having to switch my resolution to 600x800.

Apparently someone modded it a bunch in 2015 with new cards and better UI? ...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-22-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 4,422
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I don't know. I guess I'll have to read this...

I don't know. I guess I'll have to read this thread. I've never met someone from Boston who says "oh yeah I would move to Philly but the weather here is my ideal".


There's plenty of cities in...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-22-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 4,422
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Florida is where people retire when they no...

Florida is where people retire when they no longer have to worry about money, infrastructure, culture, etc.

Maybe the problem with our theory is that nobody actually wants to live near their old...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-22-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 4,422
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Okay, fine, any given person is exactly as likely...

Okay, fine, any given person is exactly as likely to enjoy -40 degree winters as they will 20 degree winters.

People's climate preferences are uniform random across the US, in that they are...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-22-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 4,422
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
California?

California?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-22-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 4,422
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I'll have to catch up on this thread, but my...

I'll have to catch up on this thread, but my point is that there is net-preference to move away from the 'miserable places'.

Many people don't care. But only a few people are like "man I love...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-22-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 4,422
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Not everyone has to agree. If one in five people...

Not everyone has to agree. If one in five people think that the miserable cold is miserable, then you'd expect a gradual migration out of there.

The only thing that keeps people where they are...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-22-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 4,422
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I agree with OP, it's pretty bizarre. Not that...

I agree with OP, it's pretty bizarre. Not that weather is the most important thing in the world, but it's enough of a thing that-- ceteris paribus-- you'd expect a gradual migration toward the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-22-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,855
Views: 106,873
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I got bored immediately after my first draft. ...

I got bored immediately after my first draft.
Then I finally hit 20 in Slay the Spire.
Then I started fantasizing about my own card game.
Then I randomly started replaying Shalandar??? (The 90's...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,081
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
maybe for snorkeling...

maybe for snorkeling...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 9,743
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I took the opposite approach. Throughout all my...

I took the opposite approach. Throughout all my 20s, just about every "friend" I had was a girl I met from actively looking for dates. I kissed a large majority of them at some point, and then one...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 9,743
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I disagree. (Admittedly I was once rejected this...

I disagree. (Admittedly I was once rejected this way, so my disagreement is powered by bitterness.)

But IMO, "chemistry" is less a magical property between two personalities/bodies/smells, and...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-14-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,081
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Just saw this. So it depends on things. If...

Just saw this. So it depends on things.

If you're in an established dating situation (have already had sex) you get considerably more free reign in what you can say and do. You can just say "HEY...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-14-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 9,743
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Quick litmus test: 1) if you were stranded...

Quick litmus test:

1) if you were stranded on a desert island, is this the person you'd most want to be stranded with?

2) would you rather be stranded on a desert island with this person or not...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-14-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,081
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
NerdAlert's next few months, set to sexy music: ...

NerdAlert's next few months, set to sexy music:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WsDOynC1k3Q
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-14-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,081
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I found your problem! :)

I found your problem! :)
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-14-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,081
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Are there any particular fantasies that you're...

Are there any particular fantasies that you're aware of him having that you might in some way indulge?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-14-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,081
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I agree with this, clothing can backfire easily. ...

I agree with this, clothing can backfire easily. 1 year later, you get a divorce because she can't stop picturing you in the muppet costume that you thought for sure was going to be super hot.
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-14-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,081
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Need some more details on this "mood" thing...

Need some more details on this "mood" thing you're trying to set. IMO...

Lighting candles is lovely, but not super sexy. At some point, yes you should absolutely light a dozen candles and dance...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-14-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,081
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Honestly the one weird album that I wanted to...

Honestly the one weird album that I wanted to (and then did) make love to was Mule Variations by Tom Waits. It was with a girl that really liked to be tied up and etc.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-14-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,081
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYFRzcgAM4w

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYFRzcgAM4w
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-14-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 9,743
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
During my brother's wedding he asked me to give a...

During my brother's wedding he asked me to give a speech about love. He suggested the part from the Velveteen Rabbit about becoming real. Which I think it is a good answer to the OP.

[[spoiler...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-13-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 20,278
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse ***.5 ...

Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse ***.5

-Some of the coolest animation ever.
-Set perfectly to good music (think cowboy bebop).
-Decent feels (largely propped up by great animation).
-Some of...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-13-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,315
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Oh and while I'm making recommendations: For...

Oh and while I'm making recommendations:
For anyone who likes Shakespeare and/or Dinosaur Comics and/or choices:

https://www.amazon.com/Romeo-Juliet-Chooseable-Path-Ryan-North/dp/1101983302...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-13-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 9,743
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Properly speaking I suspect that love is a genre...

Properly speaking I suspect that love is a genre of art that you do with (on?) someone else. That's why any expression of love is necessarily poetry. It may not be good poetry, but it's always...
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