Physical Graffiti
By Dwip July 31, 2012 at 8:31 pm Comments (4) RSS Feed for this post

So, this NSFW but kind of hilarious list of Roman graffiti from Pompeii is pretty great, though a lot of it depends on the tone of the translation. h/t Andrew Sullivan


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Re: Stalinism
By Dwip July 24, 2012 at 5:36 pm Comments (3) RSS Feed for this post

You can always tell election years around here, because there eventually emerges a point where Samson isn’t posting, and I break my no more politics on the blog rule. I also don’t tend to go after specific people and specific posts here, but it gives me an excuse to make some points on some subjects I apparently want to make, and here we are. So it goes.


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I Know Kung Fu
By Dwip July 13, 2012 at 12:25 am Comments (0) RSS Feed for this post

We’re going to talk about things that aren’t Mass Effect at some point, but for the moment, amusing glitch story. So, there we were. Firebase Hydra, fighting Cerberus, me as my kind of craptastic Turian soldier wielding the M-76 Revenant light machine gun. Not doing wildly great, but dealing with it. And then, halfway through Wave 3, my gun runs out of ammo, and ammo boxes won’t fill it back up again. Blow through a couple ammo regen packs, nothing. I have no ammo in my only gun. What’s a Turian to do? If you answered “Go berserk, meleeing every mofo you can get your hands on in an orgy of omni-blade death, meyhem, and destruction” you are precisely correct. […]


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