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CharlsNChrg: About this morning, Parson...
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[[Charlie|CharlsNChrg]]: About this morning, [[Parson Gotti|Parson]]...
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LordHamster: Yeah. About that.
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[[Parson Gotti|LordHamster]]: Yeah. About that.
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CharlsNChrg: Is that how it's going to be?
CharlsNChrg: Is that how it's going to be?
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LordHamster: For the record, I didn't order it.
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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.
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LordHamster: For the record, I didn't [[command|order]] it.
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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.
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LordHamster: So be careful what you're sticking, and where.
LordHamster: So be careful what you're sticking, and where.
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CharlsNChrg: Fair enough.
CharlsNChrg: Fair enough.
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CharlsNChrg: What would it cost me for permission to pass through?
CharlsNChrg: What would it cost me for permission to pass through?
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LordHamster: Dunno. That would be up to Stanley.
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LordHamster: Dunno. That would be up to [[Stanley the Tool|Stanley]].
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CharlsNChrg: Could you find out?
CharlsNChrg: Could you find out?
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LordHamster: Weeeell, I'll ask heem, but I don't theenk he'll be verrah keen.
LordHamster: Weeeell, I'll ask heem, but I don't theenk he'll be verrah keen.
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CharlsNChrg: Please do.
CharlsNChrg: Please do.
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CharlsNChrg: So, um...
CharlsNChrg: So, um...
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LordHamster: Yes?
LordHamster: Yes?
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CharlsNChrg: Couldn't help notice a small detail about that battle.
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CharlsNChrg: Couldn't help notice a small detail about that [[combat|battle]].
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LordHamster: I bet you couldn't.
LordHamster: I bet you couldn't.
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CharlsNChrg: That was Patty, Maxene and LaVerne.
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CharlsNChrg: That was [[Patty]], [[Maxene]] and [[LaVerne]].
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LordHamster: If you say so.
LordHamster: If you say so.
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CharlsNChrg: What were they doing in that black raiment, fighting for Gobwin Knob?
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LordHamster: If you read that question again, Charlie, you'll notice that it answers itself.
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CharlsNChrg: What were they doing in that black [[raiment]], fighting for [[Gobwin Knob]]?
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LordHamster: If you read that question again, [[Charlie]], you'll notice that it answers itself.
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CharlsNChrg: Cute.
CharlsNChrg: Cute.
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CharlsNChrg: You know what I mean.
CharlsNChrg: You know what I mean.
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LordHamster: I do. That's also the only answer you're getting.
LordHamster: I do. That's also the only answer you're getting.
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LordHamster: The only free answer, anyway.
LordHamster: The only free answer, anyway.
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CharlsNChrg: You're a quick study.
CharlsNChrg: You're a quick study.
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CharlsNChrg: What will it cost me?
CharlsNChrg: What will it cost me?
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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?
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CharlsNChrg: Steep.
CharlsNChrg: Steep.
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LordHamster: Maybe not. It's a pretty valuable chunk of info.
LordHamster: Maybe not. It's a pretty valuable chunk of info.
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CharlsNChrg: Undoubtedly.
CharlsNChrg: Undoubtedly.
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CharlsNChrg: Tell you what, I'll spend a calculation now.
CharlsNChrg: Tell you what, I'll spend a calculation now.
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CharlsNChrg: Tell me the odds that learning what happened to my Archons 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.
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LordHamster: ...
LordHamster: ...
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LordHamster: I don't know if this 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?
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CharlsNChrg: Try it.
CharlsNChrg: Try it.
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LordHamster: Fine.
LordHamster: Fine.
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LordHamster: I'll be damned.
LordHamster: I'll be damned.
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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: 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: 4.14 percent.
LordHamster: 4.14 percent.
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CharlsNChrg: Hm.
CharlsNChrg: Hm.
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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.
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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LordHamster: I guess. Or both.
LordHamster: I guess. Or both.
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LordHamster: Deal or No Deal?
LordHamster: Deal or No Deal?
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CharlsNChrg: No deal.
CharlsNChrg: No deal.
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LordHamster: Figured. Enjoy wondering.
LordHamster: Figured. Enjoy wondering.
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CharlsNChrg: That was clever, though, right?
CharlsNChrg: That was clever, though, right?
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LordHamster: Sure.
LordHamster: Sure.
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LordHamster: Determining the decision not to spend all the calculations. Cost: one calculation.
LordHamster: Determining the decision not to spend all the calculations. Cost: one calculation.
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CharlsNChrg: :)
CharlsNChrg: :)
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LordHamster: Teaching me that my 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.
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CharlsNChrg: ...
CharlsNChrg: ...
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CharlsNChrg: :(
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: :(

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