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Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2020 2:53 a.m. PST

Have you ever staged a scenario where the monster was something totally unexpected?

Fitzovich Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2020 3:22 a.m. PST


clibinarium12 Jan 2020 4:09 a.m. PST

Its the zebras you really need to watch out for though;
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14Bore12 Jan 2020 4:10 a.m. PST

Betting that giraffe loved that ice cream cone

whitphoto12 Jan 2020 8:29 a.m. PST

I'd eat a giraffe…

JMcCarroll12 Jan 2020 9:52 a.m. PST

Took the kids to a petting zoo in Canada once, big mistake!
I had a cup full of treats held high and was giving it out slowly when goat bit me in the side below my arm. He received a elbow to the face which made me drop the food. Sneaky git, I bet he knew what he was doing. The bruises have healed, but I'm scared emotionally.

Dynaman878912 Jan 2020 10:17 a.m. PST

Oh yeah those goats know exactly what they are doing.

Having been attacked by my neighbor's German Shepard mix dog as a young child I don't trust any animal I can't strangle.

Whemever112 Jan 2020 10:44 a.m. PST

I've been reading about the vulture infestation at the Boarder Patrol station. They mentioned they sometimes dropped other animals from a height of 300 feet--that would be unexpected. "You are hit by a pig dropped by a vulture over your head. You lose 10 hit points."

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2020 11:13 a.m. PST

"Fetchez la vache!"

Hades wolf12 Jan 2020 1:30 p.m. PST

"Fetchez la vache!"



GurKhan12 Jan 2020 1:58 p.m. PST

Where is the man eating the giraffes?

This, children, is what the hyphen is for.

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2020 2:28 p.m. PST

Have you never watched the twilight zone "How to serve man"?

Dr Argent12 Jan 2020 4:42 p.m. PST

GurKan, yes, an important lesson for us all. I, myself, could not eat more than one giraffe.

d88mm194012 Jan 2020 4:59 p.m. PST

You're right; eating more than one giraffe would be silly…

Personal logo Narratio Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2020 6:07 p.m. PST

Well, eating more than one giraffe at a single meal would be silly, certainly. But what if you've friends over for the weekend? You'll surely need a least two, plus you'll get a weeks worth of sandwiches out of the leftovers.

Dr Argent12 Jan 2020 6:13 p.m. PST

Mmmmm, GLTs! When the giraffe is all lean and the tomatoes are perky……

Personal logo chicklewis Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2020 8:08 p.m. PST

Dang, I'll bet the little girl was holding a spoonful of something tasty.

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP13 Jan 2020 8:46 a.m. PST

Behold the face of terror, dum dum dum….

A pack of Giraffes chowing down on man flesh. "I don't know Sid, tastes like chicken."

JMcCarroll13 Jan 2020 10:36 a.m. PST

"I'd eat a giraffe…"

Save the neck for me Clark!

Sundance13 Jan 2020 12:19 p.m. PST

Wasn't sure if you meant "Man eating giraffe" or "Man-eating giraffe". Punctuation is important, people.

Leadjunky13 Jan 2020 7:37 p.m. PST

Taller freezer for the other giraffes. More for later.

Dr Argent14 Jan 2020 5:09 p.m. PST

Back to the original question, I once used Brussel Sprouts as terrain, because we knew one of our players hated them.

Clean sprouts, peel off outside leaves and slice bottom to make a base. Place sprouts across jungle terrain. At the end of every round, roll scatter dice and move every sprout accordingly.

Just like a cat will seek out the one person who hates cats, sprouts will flock to the person that hates them.

Whemever115 Jan 2020 1:12 p.m. PST

For what it's worth, I just finished reading a book on artificial intelligence, and it stated that "giraffing" was one of the major problems with neural networks. It's a good word, and I'm glad I finally got a chance to use it.

ragsthetiger15 Jan 2020 1:24 p.m. PST

In other words, if it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it's probably a giraffe.

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP20 Jan 2020 2:43 p.m. PST

I don't think its a duck….

tsofian26 Jan 2020 11:53 a.m. PST

for being hit by an item dropped by a bird

In 455 BC, Aeschylus, the great playwriter known as the Father of Greek Tragedy, died in a most unexpected way. He was said to have been killed by a tortoise which was dropped by an eagle that had mistaken his head for a rock suitable for shattering the shell of the reptile.

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