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Postby The Yosemite Bear » 2003-05-15 06:46am

ok add links for Lensmen, Pulp Heroes, Amberites, Mooties, Drakka, any common group that people frequently ask questions about.


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Oh yeah Bob Mc Dob please post your FAQ on Wing Commander here, thank you.
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Amber

Postby weemadando » 2003-05-16 01:43am

So who were we talking about again? The Amberites, a group of immortal beings who inhabit the one true realm, of which all other "shadows" are but mere imitations. They are gods above the gods, but suffer from the same human frailties of emotion and power-lust.

http://moshkow.perm.ru/lat/ZELQZNY/amberfaq.txt

http://www.amber-online.de/en/

http://www.fortunecity.com/rivendell/xanth/16/amber/faqs.html



YOU MIGHT BE AN AMBERITE IF...




..you consider family reunions a good place to pick up chicks.


..a bladedweapon is your idea of an appropriate birthday gift...


..for a ten-year-old.


..your family tree does not fork...


..it loops.


..your little sister can bench-press a Buick...


..one handed.


..you wake up in the middle of the night with chest pain, and your
first thought is, "How did the assassin get past my wards?"


..you paid points for your girlfriend...


..and she dumps you anyway.


..the family tradition is to use dry-erase boards instead of
tombstones, to save on corrections.


..you put a picture of your mother on your coat of arms...


..and no-one comments on the resemblance, because she's a different species.


..the song 'Just Me and my Shadow' makes you laugh out loud.


..you've sworn undying allegience to three Monarchs of Amber this
week, and it's Tuesday.


..the relative you hate the most is your Parent.


..the relative you hate the most is your Devotee.


..the relative you hate the most is your Pattern-Ghost.


..the phrase 'dressed to kill' is actually a warning about the
person in question.


..you hesitate to take a trump call because it might not be a family
member, then you decide not to take the contact at all, because it
might be a family
member.


..you put up more magical defenses for the family dinner than for
invading Swayvill's home.


..if you've ever been stabbed in the back over the last roll at the
dinner table.
.."bad flu season" is a convenient funeral excuse for outsiders.


.."old family friends" are enough to call out the household guard.


..you've ever dueled for 24 hours straight with no conclusive result.


..family picnics required being wary of aunts not ants.


..you've ever fired 42 guns in salute to the rightful King of Amber
in any given 24-hour period.


..you've been a tinker, a tailor, a soldier, a thief, a doctor, a
lawyer and an Indian Chief...


..before breakfast.


..you've ever played bridge with an odd set of cards, and wound up
with six extra players.


..you've ever made yourself the center of the universe...


..literally.


..you've ever ridden like the devil himself was after you...


..and he was.


..it's not one thing, it's your mother.


..You think Machiavelli wasn't nearly sneaky enough.


..you think Machiavelli could have learned something from you.


..and you admit that you're a rank amateur, even so.


..you've regrown a body part, simply to exact sweeter revenge.


..you've worked out the minute details of your deathcurse, just in case.


..your number in the succession lineage has dropped from triple to
single digits...


..in days.


..in hours.


..in minutes.


..which has resulted in your premature demise.


..you have made a backhanded compliment hurt more than an up-front criticism.


..there's something to be said for relatives, which has to be said
because it's unprintable.

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Postby generator_g1 » 2003-05-16 06:34am

How about anime series? Can they be added here?
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Postby NecronLord » 2003-05-16 07:43am

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Postby The Yosemite Bear » 2003-05-16 06:50pm

Very Much so, but put a subtitle

Announcing which series your talking about so no is confused.

Enjoy folks

it's just cause fifty or so stickies would be annouying.
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Buffy, & Godzilla FAQ

Postby Majin Gojira » 2003-05-20 01:40am

I shall Provide what I can..

Buffy: the Vampire Slayer

http://www.atpobtvs.com/ - All things philosophical on Buffy and Angel (great for more than just overzealous analysis, mind you)

http://www.justinleader.com/annotatedbuffy/ - the Annotated guide to Buffy

http://members.aol.com/LRL94/buffy.html - A Review and rating of almost every episode.

Godzilla

http://www.rodansroost.com/ - THE kaiju Site, basically ever Kaiju site ever worth noting is linked through here so I'm just linking this one.
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Justice League- Molly Hayes: Respect Hats or Freakin' Else!
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Supernatural Taisen - "[This Story] is essentially "Wouldn't it be awesome if this happened?" Followed by explosions."

Reviewing movies is a lot like Paleontology: The Evidence is there...but no one seems to agree upon it.

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Postby Majin Gojira » 2003-05-22 11:31am

ISARMA: Daikaiju Coordinator: Just Add Radiation
Justice League- Molly Hayes: Respect Hats or Freakin' Else!
Browncoat
Supernatural Taisen - "[This Story] is essentially "Wouldn't it be awesome if this happened?" Followed by explosions."

Reviewing movies is a lot like Paleontology: The Evidence is there...but no one seems to agree upon it.

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Re: Amber

Postby SyntaxVorlon » 2003-05-23 08:00am

..the song 'Just Me and my Shadow' makes you laugh out loud.


I've always found it funny, but that's only because Londo sang it for a blooper reel.

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Postby Rightous Fist Of Heaven » 2003-05-23 11:38am

David Webers Honor Harrington series also known as Honorverse


A buttload of usefull info
http://www.movie-trailers.com/weber/index.html

Another excellent info site
http://www.jump.net/~fearless/tech.htm

An info dump full of articles written by Mr Weber himself describing different systems etc. in Honorverse
http://dahak.ne.client2.attbi.com:8080/FAQs/InfoDump/
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Postby Bob McDob » 2003-05-23 09:48pm

That's the wrong way to tickle Mary, that's the wrong way to kiss!
Don't you know that, over here lad, they like it best like this!
Hooray, pour les français! Farewell, Angleterre!
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Postby Stormbringer » 2003-06-03 11:52am

Rightous Fist Of Heaven wrote:Another excellent info site
http://www.jump.net/~fearless/tech.htm


Interesting site but the tech stuff is mostly conjecture and some is just plain wrong. Still, the site is pretty interesting and the chat boards usually got some good discussion.
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Postby Stormbringer » 2003-06-03 11:54am

Cowboy Bebop:

www.jazzmess.com - episode and character guide plus a whole bunch of other information. Very cool site

www.asteroidblues.com - another good site with episode guides, galleries and character info.
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Postby Spanky The Dolphin » 2003-06-22 06:50am

Neon Genesis Evangelion

The Evangelion Otaku Page:
http://www.evaotaku.com/

Neon Genesis Evangelion - Frequently Asked Questions (and common misconceptions):
http://www.evaotaku.com/html/evafaq2.html
-Correct answers regarding some of the biggest and most commen questions and misconceptions among fans.

Also, with less emphasis, there is The EVA Sage:
http://www.geocities.com/Tokyo/Fuji/3082/frame.html
-Some content is good, some is bad, some is total BS (but often labeled as just hypothesis or thoughts). However, there are some excellent ideas and resources here. Just remember to use your brain.

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Postby Bug-Eyed Earl » 2003-06-27 11:34pm

A detailed analysis of what Frank Herbert may or may not have planned for the seventh Dune books (if he planned anyhting at all).

http://home.planet.nl/~faase009/D7main.html
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Postby Bob McDob » 2003-12-25 07:42pm

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Hooray, pour les français! Farewell, Angleterre!
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"You say that it is your custom to burn widows. Very well. We also have a custom: when men burn a woman alive, we tie a rope around their necks and we hang them. Build your funeral pyre; beside it, my carpenters will build a gallows. You may follow your custom. And then we will follow ours."- General Sir Charles Napier

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Lensman info

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Postby Stormbringer » 2004-03-22 11:50pm

A little bit the of History of the Warhammer 40K Universe


Slightly out of date given that it's based on late 2nd Edition/early 3rd edition. Still, it's a quick run down.
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Postby fgalkin » 2004-03-26 07:00pm

The Hyperionverse Technology thread

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Postby constantine » 2004-04-09 03:43pm

This is the best site I've found for 40K info:

http://www.criticalhit.co.uk/w40krp/appendix.shtml

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Postby constantine » 2004-04-09 03:44pm

Sorry about that, I forgot I wasn't supposed to direct link that. :oops:

If a MOD could change that?

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Postby Rogue 9 » 2004-04-09 04:55pm

I don't see why direct linking to that site would be a problem. Normally we don't direct link to sites/boards that have members who might come to harass us if the link is traced, but I don't see why that would be a problem with the Warhammer 40K site.
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