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    Re: POTF 46 - Nominations

    Same here. Space, even 'only' on the galactic level, is so absurdly vast, it is entirely possible that civilizations (even very advanced ones) can exist in the same galaxy without ever detecting each...
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    This might require a hint before it goes to eternal sleep entirely.

    The king and the city mentioned have different colours, but very similar devices on their coats of arms.
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    Re: Guess where?

    And excellent wines around.

    Your turn :)

    PS: could someone rep Sept for me?
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    Re: Guess where?

    https://www.twcenter.net/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=364841&d=1620976938
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    Sticky: Re: The Chat Thread (Read OP)

    A market without credit given? Sounds more like commemism. Seize the memes of production and all that.
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    Re: Guess where?

    The stout square tower would be something I'd associate with dutch/flemish churches, as well. The style itself is gothic, but likely redesigned to fit the more solemn style of protestants (notice the...
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    Right you are :)

    Indeed it is, Mah-Jongg, the Lemur, seen here sitting in his personal deck chair:...
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    It was never a hotel, but "palace" is even part of its name. It was once the home of a king before it was refurbished in the 1930s with the interior I've shown by these two (three?):...
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    Sticky: Re: The Chat Thread (Read OP)

    The sweet *plop* when bubbles of cognitive dissonance evaporate into little sparkles of self-indulgence.
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    Re: The Vanishing of Flinn

    Or the Lemuria is celebrating him. Much more likely, in fact.
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    Sticky: Re: The Chat Thread (Read OP)

    I do bodyweight workouts at home. Only equipement I got was a pullup bar, because that is irreplaceable.
    I actually find this much easier to pull off than going to the gym, as the inhibition...
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    Re: Guess where?

    There is a particular art/interior design style that integrates all these you mentioned, loli, and it is not a hotel. (Different rooms were designed by different designers of the same general style,...
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    On the Justifiability of Riots

    For the Latin texts on this see De Iustificatione Tumultuorum by Albertus Muggnus and Repressionis Apologia by Nicolaus Coppernicus.

    Last weekend saw the first of May and with it the usual riots,...
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    Re: Guess the game from the cutscene.

    Building Maintenance Simulator, unsuccesful run.
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    Re: Guess where?

    Righto. Instead of one outside view this time you're given three inside views, which are far more striking than the outer shell in this case:...
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    You mean like this?
    https://www.twcenter.net/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=364798&d=1620475567
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    Re: Guess where?

    That's the Alte Büdesheimer Schloss near Kilianstädten. Searching for places with castles AND neolithic massacre sites did the job. ;)

    Speaking of the massacre site of Kilianstädten, thanks for...
  18. Re: Want to rant about rightwings and conservatives? This is your thread.

    No disagreement there, but would you expect the average Trumpist to be capable or willing to employ such nuance?
  19. Re: Want to rant about rightwings and conservatives? This is your thread.

    Also, any progress in the vaccination campaign and punching the virus into submission will now be attributed to a democrat administration. Hence it is quite rational for a wide-eyed Trumpist like...
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    Kilo got it and has earned some well deserved rep. Maybe the riddle seems more plausible in hindsight? ;)
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    The deer does not have horns/antlers. Find a specific word for such a deer.
    The second image is to be taken metaphorically/pars pro toto.
    The only thing relevant in the third image is what is being...
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    Seriously, loli, can you stop knowing all the places I've been to? Have you been following me around on holidays the past 20 years? :P
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    Re: Guess where?

    It also has a nice reminiscence to early Christian cave churches.

    Something more out in the open again:
    https://www.twcenter.net/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=364646&d=1618603718
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    That's the Temppeliaukio/Temple Square church in Helsinki. What an amazing building of which I was completely ignorant up to now. Thanks for bringing it up :)
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    That would be a very good guess for just the first and third pictures, but it ignores the middle one.
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    This seems to be harder than I thought.
    Who is the man in the last image and, more importantly, what is he blowing up?
  27. Re: Want to rant about rightwings and conservatives? This is your thread.

    How so? It's a common thing in many countries and I don't see any drawbacks. It allows many people with tight schedules or health problems to vote which increases turnout - which is a good thing.
    ...
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    Nope. Is it customary to reciprocate every wrong guess with another hint?
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    Re: Guess where?

    There's not that many important pilgrimage sites. In a way this one is the mother of them all.

    PS: I didn't post the answer because it was way too easy for a Catholic and didn't feel well deserved.
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    I first thought of one of the Spanish Sanchos or Alfonsos, due to the brother thing, but "across the sea" did not apply there. Then I thought Canute was the thrice crowned father, and tried...
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    Re: The Great Kar thread.

    That's Lawrence of Karabia.
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    Why did she have to be arrested in the first place? Her "theft" only lasted for about the two meters out the shop door until the employees stopped her, she was not posing a threat when police caught...
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    Is it King Canute the Great? He did take England by sword, recovered Denmark after his brother Harald died, conquered Norway as the third crown, and his "Northsea Empire" only lasted seven years at...
  34. Re: Want to rant about rightwings and conservatives? This is your thread.

    That is a convenient abbreviation, if one knows what is being abbreviated. Personally I find the aspect important that the urge to enforce or forbid certain behaviour is likely based on a lack of...
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    Re: Guess the game from the screenshot.

    Not exactly, the boardgame was made from late medieval book illuminations. Pretty close, though.
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    Re: Guess the game from the screenshot.

    That's correct, an entire game pieced together from various renaissance paintings! The beauty of the scene in the screenshot is that it is based on a painting of a gallery of paintings in which all...
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    Re: Guess the game from the screenshot.

    Nope.
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    Re: Guess the game from the screenshot.

    https://cdn.nivoli.com/adventuregamers/images/screenshots/30749/20170807141223_1.jpg
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    Re: Guess the game from the screenshot.

    That's Imperial Glory.
  40. Re: Want to rant about rightwings and conservatives? This is your thread.

    I think the actual point is that they want their "freedom" to include the freedom of not having to think about the needs of others, so they abhor any behaviour by others that might make them think...
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