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by howando
Fri Dec 12, 2014 12:06 am
Forum: Survivor Chat
Topic: Uncle who?
Replies: 3
Views: 805

Re: Uncle who?

Lawks! Hags and crones don't do what they do to be missed, dearie! Remembered, yes. Feared, maybe. To be the tale that keeps little children in their beds at night, aye that's what makes it all worthwhile. Leave it to the gods and botherers to be missed.
by howando
Mon Nov 10, 2014 10:35 pm
Forum: Survivor Chat
Topic: Epitaphisms
Replies: 1
Views: 501


Some practical and everyday zombie-related words Sleepered - All routes to your destination are blocked by a monster, typically a sleeper. "I'm trying to get to the docks but I've been sleepered." Shambled - After taking a large detour to avoid a monster in your path, the monster has moved...
by howando
Mon Oct 13, 2014 8:20 pm
Forum: Five Minute Hate
Topic: "it"
Replies: 0
Views: 999


It's so useful and sooo annoying. I keep breaking "it" , usually (possibly exclusively) by trying to "put it in " a container. But I can't reproduce it, and I try sooo hard. The worst part is the fail message! > put it in trousers Nothing to put in a pocket in the pair of red fat...
by howando
Sun Aug 03, 2014 8:29 pm
Forum: Debates
Topic: Code Comments
Replies: 7
Views: 3939

Re: Code Comments

I think there are two types of comments. The "bad" ones are like pencil notes in the margin of a book where the printed text can be edited with no regard for the handmade marks. Stuff like "// max width" should probably be dealt with using descriptive variable names. A lot of &qu...
by howando
Sat Aug 02, 2014 9:30 pm
Forum: Survivor Chat
Topic: Just who the hell do you think you are?
Replies: 26
Views: 5952

Re: Just who the hell do you think you are?

Howando, as in "ho wand" not "how and". I have a PhD in hacking add-ons into FORTRAN77 codes for chemistry simulations, although I've barely written "Hello world!" from scratch. I quietly played the Discworld MUD for about 12 years, starting sometimes in the late 90s. I...

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