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[[Parson Gotti|LordHamster]]: Yeah. About that.
 
[[Parson Gotti|LordHamster]]: Yeah. About that.
  
CharlsNChrg: Is that how it's going to be?
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'''CharlsNChrg''': Is that how it's going to be?
  
LordHamster: For the record, I didn't [[command|order]] it.
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'''LordHamster''': For the record, I didn't [[command|order]] it.
  
LordHamster: But yeah, I think it's safe to say that anything you stick in our [[battlespace]] is going to get cut off.
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'''LordHamster''': But yeah, I think it's safe to say that anything you stick in our [[battlespace]] is going to get cut off.
  
LordHamster: So be careful what you're sticking, and where.
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'''LordHamster''': So be careful what you're sticking, and where.
  
CharlsNChrg: Fair enough.
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'''CharlsNChrg''': Fair enough.
  
CharlsNChrg: What would it cost me for permission to pass through?
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'''CharlsNChrg''': What would it cost me for permission to pass through?
  
LordHamster: Dunno. That would be up to [[Stanley the Tool|Stanley]].
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'''LordHamster''': Dunno. That would be up to [[Stanley the Tool|Stanley]].
  
CharlsNChrg: Could you find out?
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'''CharlsNChrg''': Could you find out?
  
LordHamster: Weeeell, I'll ask heem, but I don't theenk he'll be verrah keen.
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'''LordHamster''': Weeeell, I'll ask heem, but I don't theenk he'll be verrah keen.
  
CharlsNChrg: Please do.
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'''CharlsNChrg''': Please do.
  
CharlsNChrg: So, um...
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'''CharlsNChrg''': So, um...
  
LordHamster: Yes?
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'''LordHamster''': Yes?
  
CharlsNChrg: Couldn't help notice a small detail about that [[combat|battle]].
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'''CharlsNChrg''': Couldn't help notice a small detail about that [[combat|battle]].
  
LordHamster: I bet you couldn't.
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'''LordHamster''': I bet you couldn't.
  
CharlsNChrg: That was [[Patty]], [[Maxene]] and [[LaVerne]].
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'''CharlsNChrg''': That was [[Patty]], [[Maxene]] and [[LaVerne]].
  
LordHamster: If you say so.
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'''LordHamster''': If you say so.
  
CharlsNChrg: What were they doing in that black [[raiment]], fighting for [[Gobwin Knob]]?
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'''CharlsNChrg''': What were they doing in that black [[raiment]], fighting for [[Gobwin Knob]]?
  
LordHamster: If you read that question again, [[Charlie]], you'll notice that it answers itself.
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'''LordHamster''': If you read that question again, [[Charlie]], you'll notice that it answers itself.
  
CharlsNChrg: Cute.
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'''CharlsNChrg''': Cute.
  
CharlsNChrg: You know what I mean.
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'''CharlsNChrg''': You know what I mean.
  
LordHamster: I do. That's also the only answer you're getting.
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'''LordHamster''': I do. That's also the only answer you're getting.
  
LordHamster: The only free answer, anyway.
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'''LordHamster''': The only free answer, anyway.
  
CharlsNChrg: You're a quick study.
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'''CharlsNChrg''': You're a quick study.
  
CharlsNChrg: What will it cost me?
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'''CharlsNChrg''': What will it cost me?
  
LordHamster: So I've been told. And how bout letting me out of the rest of that [[Mathamancy]] deal?
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'''LordHamster''': So I've been told. And how bout letting me out of the rest of that [[Mathamancy]] deal?
  
CharlsNChrg: Steep.
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'''CharlsNChrg''': Steep.
  
LordHamster: Maybe not. It's a pretty valuable chunk of info.
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'''LordHamster''': Maybe not. It's a pretty valuable chunk of info.
  
CharlsNChrg: Undoubtedly.
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'''CharlsNChrg''': Undoubtedly.
  
CharlsNChrg: Tell you what, I'll spend a calculation now.
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'''CharlsNChrg''': Tell you what, I'll spend a calculation now.
  
CharlsNChrg: Tell me the odds that learning what happened to my [[Archon]]s right now will be worth giving up those calculations in the future.
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'''CharlsNChrg''': Tell me the odds that learning what happened to my [[Archon]]s right now will be worth giving up those calculations in the future.
  
LordHamster: ...
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'''LordHamster''': ...
  
LordHamster: I don't know if this [[Mathamancy Bracer|thing]] can even DO a calculation like that. Predicting the future?
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'''LordHamster''': I don't know if this [[Mathamancy Bracer|thing]] can even DO a calculation like that. Predicting the future?
  
CharlsNChrg: Try it.
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'''CharlsNChrg''': Try it.
  
LordHamster: Fine.
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'''LordHamster''': Fine.
  
LordHamster: I'll be damned.
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'''LordHamster''': I'll be damned.
  
LordHamster: It says there's all of a 4% chance it's worth taking my deal, even after spending this calculation.
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'''LordHamster''': It says there's all of a 4% chance it's worth taking my deal, even after spending this calculation.
  
LordHamster: 4.14 percent.
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'''LordHamster''': 4.14 percent.
  
CharlsNChrg: Hm.
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'''CharlsNChrg''': Hm.
  
CharlsNChrg: That either means that I could likely find out the information through other means, or the calculations will be highly valuable.
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'''CharlsNChrg''': That either means that I could likely find out the information through other means, or the calculations will be highly valuable.
  
LordHamster: I guess. Or both.
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'''LordHamster''': I guess. Or both.
  
LordHamster: Deal or No Deal?
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'''LordHamster''': Deal or No Deal?
  
CharlsNChrg: No deal.
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'''CharlsNChrg''': No deal.
  
LordHamster: Figured. Enjoy wondering.
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'''LordHamster''': Figured. Enjoy wondering.
  
CharlsNChrg: That was clever, though, right?
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'''CharlsNChrg''': That was clever, though, right?
  
LordHamster: Sure.
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'''LordHamster''': Sure.
  
LordHamster: Determining the decision not to spend all the calculations. Cost: one calculation.
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'''LordHamster''': Determining the decision not to spend all the calculations. Cost: one calculation.
  
CharlsNChrg: :)
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'''CharlsNChrg''': :)
  
LordHamster: Teaching me that my [[Mathamancy Bracer|bracer]] can make sophisticated predictions about the future? Priceless.
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'''LordHamster''': Teaching me that my [[Mathamancy Bracer|bracer]] can make sophisticated predictions about the future? Priceless.
  
CharlsNChrg: ...
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'''CharlsNChrg''': ...
  
CharlsNChrg: :(
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'''CharlsNChrg''': :(
  
 
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Turn Number:29 AW
Side's Turn:Unknown (possibly Gobwin Knob)

Turns since TBfGK: 20

CharlsNChrg: About this morning, Parson...

LordHamster: Yeah. About that.

CharlsNChrg: Is that how it's going to be?

LordHamster: For the record, I didn't order it.

LordHamster: But yeah, I think it's safe to say that anything you stick in our battlespace is going to get cut off.

LordHamster: So be careful what you're sticking, and where.

CharlsNChrg: Fair enough.

CharlsNChrg: What would it cost me for permission to pass through?

LordHamster: Dunno. That would be up to Stanley.

CharlsNChrg: Could you find out?

LordHamster: Weeeell, I'll ask heem, but I don't theenk he'll be verrah keen.

CharlsNChrg: Please do.

CharlsNChrg: So, um...

LordHamster: Yes?

CharlsNChrg: Couldn't help notice a small detail about that battle.

LordHamster: I bet you couldn't.

CharlsNChrg: That was Patty, Maxene and LaVerne.

LordHamster: If you say so.

CharlsNChrg: What were they doing in that black raiment, fighting for Gobwin Knob?

LordHamster: If you read that question again, Charlie, you'll notice that it answers itself.

CharlsNChrg: Cute.

CharlsNChrg: You know what I mean.

LordHamster: I do. That's also the only answer you're getting.

LordHamster: The only free answer, anyway.

CharlsNChrg: You're a quick study.

CharlsNChrg: What will it cost me?

LordHamster: So I've been told. And how bout letting me out of the rest of that Mathamancy deal?

CharlsNChrg: Steep.

LordHamster: Maybe not. It's a pretty valuable chunk of info.

CharlsNChrg: Undoubtedly.

CharlsNChrg: Tell you what, I'll spend a calculation now.

CharlsNChrg: Tell me the odds that learning what happened to my Archons right now will be worth giving up those calculations in the future.

LordHamster: ...

LordHamster: I don't know if this thing can even DO a calculation like that. Predicting the future?

CharlsNChrg: Try it.

LordHamster: Fine.

LordHamster: I'll be damned.

LordHamster: It says there's all of a 4% chance it's worth taking my deal, even after spending this calculation.

LordHamster: 4.14 percent.

CharlsNChrg: Hm.

CharlsNChrg: That either means that I could likely find out the information through other means, or the calculations will be highly valuable.

LordHamster: I guess. Or both.

LordHamster: Deal or No Deal?

CharlsNChrg: No deal.

LordHamster: Figured. Enjoy wondering.

CharlsNChrg: That was clever, though, right?

LordHamster: Sure.

LordHamster: Determining the decision not to spend all the calculations. Cost: one calculation.

CharlsNChrg: :)

LordHamster: Teaching me that my bracer can make sophisticated predictions about the future? Priceless.

CharlsNChrg: ...

CharlsNChrg: :(