Juliamon: lrrSIGNAL
DarkMorford: lrrSIGNAL lrrSIGNAL
SnackPak_: lrrSIGNAL
SnivianMoon: Horray! It's time for Shenmue III: Racin' Turtles and Full-Tilt Durdles.
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Zaz___: :)
TehAmelie: let's return to Dubbed Japanese China
NarwhalsInATrenchcoat: so... It seems I missed a stream
TehAmelie: sounds like we're out of the countryside at last
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Pantsravaganza: Time to fish
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TehAmelie: and without ever figuring out the full map of the chaotic sunflower fields, i bet
SnivianMoon: Salutations, Ian! Hope your day is going well.
TehAmelie: hello Ian
ghostvalv: lrrHORN lrrHORN
ElementalAlchemist: yes, still playing
ElementalAlchemist: It never ends :P
SnivianMoon: We actually used the sword in that Bell Tower puzzle.
SnivianMoon: Shenhua had it hidden.... somewhere.
e_bloc: Corgo100 Corgo100 lets chop some wood 100 emoji
SnivianMoon: Time to CHOP!
SnackPak_: Got any wood?
CaptainSpam: I... WHAT?!?
CaptainSpam: Chop Chop Master Ryo, coming in from the countryside.
SnivianMoon: I want someone with this level of enthusiasm cheering me on at my job.
SnivianMoon: He's like a wood-chopping Hype Man.
Wolfstrike_NL: Ooo nice, we're not stuck anymore, and not nice, I missed some of the game :(
nemryn: Ryo dones't need to be paid, the chopping is its own reward
NarwhalsInATrenchcoat: The chopping is the friends along the way?
TehAmelie: if we kept the firewood that'd probably be worth a lot more than the money
Juliamon: A good warmup
CaptainSpam: They've got their fancy-schmansy big-city chopping. They need to be shown some old-school country chopping.
Featherweight_: 52 panda bucks, nice
JohnLockeCole: Hello Friends, What have I missed so far?
SnivianMoon: FORKLIFT
ElementalAlchemist: ChobuChan Fighter?!
SnivianMoon: Chobu Chan is my favorite new Shenmue character.
e_bloc: well this is perfecxt
ElementalAlchemist: Chobu Akira?!
TehAmelie: it's Virtua Fighter but with all eggs
aitsu100: this chobu cant fly
CaptainSpam: It should say "YOUNG MAN!!! Tough break."
TehAmelie: or is it Speedy Eggbert, Street Fighter edition?
SnivianMoon: Put ChobuChan Fighter in EVO, cowards.
ElementalAlchemist: Nice Golf~
ElementalAlchemist: Nice Golf!
accountmadeforants: Nice Golf, Ian!
Invitare: kobe!
SnivianMoon: Nice!
Bakufreak: Nice
AntiCrepuscular golfclaps
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cuzuki: 2 years of subbing, many more of enjoying great LRR content. Thanks for all that everyone does lrrHEART
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TehAmelie: nice golf, the sea lion of golf
CaptainSpam: Does the beer cooler actually say "soft drinks" on it?
TheMoatman: Hi Ian, I'm looking for where stonemasons hang out
Featherweight_: maybe the two sets of giants moles was not the smartest investment
ElementalAlchemist: Garlic!
CaptainSpam: "Young miss, why on earth do you have t-shirts of myself and a friend I met in the countryside?"
Alephred: It's a bit weird having Shenmue t-shirts and gatchapon prizes in-game.
SnivianMoon: Want to try Lucky Hit? How about a game of Lucky Hit?
notarealartist: hello!
e_bloc: do you have a license for these hands
aitsu100: ummmm
SnivianMoon: Wha.... what?
CaptainSpam: I...
TheMoatman: That was a very subdued "Really?!"
CaptainSpam: Da hell?
accountmadeforants: He's talking to you!
SnivianMoon: "Hi Ryo."
ElementalAlchemist: SnivianMoon: Would you like to try Lucky Hit? How about some Lucky HIt? Would you like to play a game of Lucky Hit?
D1cey1: Fourth wall gone
WolfFromPDX: Fourth wall broken?
CaptainSpam: Ryo SHATTERS the fourth wall with his electric accusation!
SnivianMoon: @ElementalAlchemist This is...? I see...
TehAmelie: [Ryu turns to the camera] what game do you think you're playing?
RatekStormcrow: tr4igger area was a cylindwer and you were supposed to be on ground level ?
AntiCrepuscular: :D
accountmadeforants: lrrCREEPR lrrCREEPL
Featherweight_: teeth!
AntiCrepuscular: tilt mechanic?
Juliamon: That's a Disco Elysium expression right there
AntiCrepuscular: time for big cheats!
RvLeshrac: What he's not telling you, Ian, is that you play this game of Lucky Hit with a high explosive ball.
JohnLockeCole: oh hey, it's byakko, suzaku, genbu, and seiryu
aWabbajack: It's time to see!
SnivianMoon: WHAT
AntiCrepuscular: :o
D1cey1: Uhhhh
Juliamon: Heaven, also known as gravity
Thisbymaster: WHAT
CaptainSpam: Ha!
accountmadeforants: WOW
CaptainSpam: Ha ha!
Tyriah: what the heck
ghostvalv: :U
TehAmelie: lrrJUDGE
RatekStormcrow: HEAVEN has spoken
aitsu100: heaven decided NO
accountmadeforants: I think you won, Ian! You're free now!
Frankenfruity: I'm behind on vods and can't stay, but Ian you are a delight and so far this has been the most wonderful playthrough of anything I've ever watched. An absolute joy, keep it up! lrrHEART
Mushbie: is it just me or is this game pretty jank?
ElementalAlchemist: lrrWOW
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TheMoatman: Yeeeee
aWabbajack: cheerwhal100 cheerwhal100 Obligatory "I see" I see, I see to get it out of my system. Do you see?!
D1cey1: You and your rigged boards!
WolfFromPDX: Botox gone wrong
TheMoatman: Now, has Ian found out about the very important thing in this town?
nemryn: Thius game is so jank and I wouldn't have it any other way
nemryn: *This
CaptainSpam: Nope, it was Cold Drinks. My mistake.
SnivianMoon: @Mushbie This game is extremely jank, but in a way that is sort of an acquired taste. It can hurt you, but you still can love it...
SnivianMoon: I think Shenmue might be the video game equivalent of Malort.
notarealartist: what is this game?
TehAmelie: are the fridges full of cardboard six-packs? what if you want just one?
InTheLandOfTheRisingSun: WOAH! We're in a completely new place! And it looks COOL
aWabbajack: Might be Shenmue @notarealartist
RatekStormcrow: You can check out any time you like, but you can :_never leave
Tiber727: Beer really made a mistake by putting out new Beer.
JohnLockeCole: notarealartist the better question is what *isn't* this game, and the answer to that question is "Well Paced"
notarealartist: yeah but like what's it about?
aitsu100: flash Kick
Laserbeaks_Fury: Sonic BOOM
InTheLandOfTheRisingSun: I've heard that New Beer was just a marketting stunt to allow them to put out Beer Classic
SnivianMoon: Guile's non-union equivalent.
TheMoatman: Nominally, it's about getting revenge on the man who killed your father
nemryn: @notarealartist Ryo here is on a quest to find the man who killed his father
TheMoatman: It is, in no way, actually about that
notarealartist: ah ok
nemryn: But mostly he just asks for directions
TheMoatman: The real dark knights
accountmadeforants: Here's my badge and dead father.
e_bloc: a manhunt, huh
TehAmelie: strangely, that man's face is the one that's 90% Guile
JohnLockeCole: Yes, it is about avenging your father's Death... Through Almost at Random progressing your way through a continent playing hundreds of minigames
ElementalAlchemist: "A manhunt, huh?" "Anything else?"
Invitare: his clothing is stuck to him
SnivianMoon: This guy is absolutely extra
aWabbajack: 10/10 just enough Fork Lifts
TehAmelie: going by the mustache that's a very large 13 year old boy
TheMoatman: But when do we get to drive the fork lifts
TheMoatman: What about part time jobs driving fork lifts?
Alephred: That man's mouth is horrific.
SnivianMoon: *Notices ur larger new setting* Naiowu, what's this?
Juliamon: Was... was that a threat
aitsu100: i think hes gonna kill us
ElementalAlchemist: yes
accountmadeforants: "Where's my father!"
NarwhalsInATrenchcoat: so I didn't see last week, did we bring Shenhua?
ElementalAlchemist: You go to the ferry terminal first when you're lost, and if you're still lost when you leave, they kill you
TehAmelie: also he's wearing shades in the shade
Invitare: making food that you will never eat
WolfFromPDX: Is there any sort of time limit on the part time job? Because I would just turn this into a fishing simulator.
JohnLockeCole: we all know that she's in the hotel room in front of the mirror pracitcing for Face Off
TheMoatman: Sure
Laogeodritt: Hello, Ian! Hello, chat!
TehAmelie: Homer Simpson cosplayer
accountmadeforants: Wait, so is there just a dedicated "show 'em your dead dad" button?
NarwhalsInATrenchcoat: you know what you need to handle cargo? a forklift
TehAmelie: that sentence might had needed some verb
InTheLandOfTheRisingSun: FORKLIFT TIME
AntiCrepuscular: YES
TheMoatman: let's goooooo
ElementalAlchemist: But can we drive forklifts at the port?
ElementalAlchemist: YES
SnivianMoon: Why must they tease us like this?
ElementalAlchemist: lrrGOAT
nemryn: There's a dedicated "plot-relevant question" button
ElementalAlchemist: A job with a forklift?
Laogeodritt: A job with a forklift?!
SnivianMoon: Love Fish!
TehAmelie: why are all the jobs advertised twice`?
WolfFromPDX: *snert*
Juliamon: This seems like a multicultural hub, based on some of the other workers' names. Would not be surprised by Japanese part-time work posters.
Tiber727: Why exactly did they put two identical posters next to each other?
nemryn: IIRC that particular picture is Shenhua's kidnapped dad, who might have some leads on why our dad got killed
TehAmelie: she's almost usually right
Featherweight_: backers wall incoming
Laogeodritt: I do like the posters, in Japanese, in China.
SnivianMoon: The store cards are what we get for finding ChobuChan in stores.
TehAmelie: maybe this is this town's Little Tokyo
Featherweight_: yes
ElementalAlchemist: We should drive a forklift
SnivianMoon: Sadly, I don't think the forklift job opens up until later in the plot.
SnivianMoon: Herb time!
TehAmelie: clearly we must plot onward straight like a steamroller until we can drive a forklift
Featherweight_: that good good ally ginger
SnivianMoon: Ground citrus!
AntiCrepuscular: delicious floor herbs!
MAPBoardgames: This game is weird. There's all this extra stuff tacked on to the core gameplay.
Gnuttor: Ian, you have now made the garden cleaner! Good job!
BlightningHelix: It's simple. Pick up the citrus, peel it, and discard inner citrus.
TehAmelie: this is a city. couldn't you pick up a big can of citric pepper for like, one yuan?
JohnLockeCole: move that, you mean like... with a forklift?
MAPBoardgames: Like I said, its a weird patchinko simulator
nemryn: More like a plot tacked on to all the open-world stuff
NarwhalsInATrenchcoat: @MAPBoardgames from what I see, its more like a bunch of core gameplay tacked onto some extra stuff
SnivianMoon: We should hunt for ChobuChan while we're asking around!
Laserbeaks_Fury: Shenmue is the ganddaddy of "extra stuff"
SnivianMoon: Because we need more faffing about. It's the Shenmue way.
JohnLockeCole: "while I'm at it, do you know where Sailors Hang out"
BahamutZER0: how fresh can it be if it's just sitting out on the table
RoyEltham: Howdy Ian
nemryn: The chobu-chans can be pretty sneaky sometimes
SnivianMoon: Chobu is in stalls and storefronts, but I admit sometimes it's not clear which ones.
SnackPak_: Swing and a miss
SnivianMoon: Huzzah!
WolfFromPDX: Doh!
Juliamon: Lemons? Those looked like navel oranges
Laurreth: Family: the perfect gift.
RoyEltham: lrrDOTS lrrCIRCLE lrrARROW lrrIAN
Laurreth: (Experience may vary)
MAPBoardgames: What do you get if you find them all?
Lithobraker: What flowers do you recommend to say "I'm sorry your cat died after eating my rare orchid"
SnivianMoon: Could Chobu be inside of one of the arrangements?
RoyEltham: lrrCREEPL lrrCREEPR
JohnLockeCole: Souvenier shop has Vases, Chobu could be in a Vase
RoastedGravy: Sup.
SnivianMoon: Horray!
Lithobraker: That a super sneaky chobu.
accountmadeforants: 'Fishman, is my dad sleeping with the fishes?"
SnivianMoon: Hey, gotta move those fish somehow.
Angnor33: Blue meth enhances the flavor of most fish.
Kazman20a: i thought iit was shattered glass
nemryn: I mean, you're not gonna pack the fish in red meth, are you?
RoastedGravy: Now I want a skit where a guy is making puns to a bunch of people about whether his dad is dead or not.
Lithobraker: It kinda looks like that coloured chemical ice
SnivianMoon: Mr. Fisherman sir, not everything is fish related.
Featherweight_: I know only fish
RoastedGravy: I am the fish man. My fish is delicious.
SnivianMoon: We're checking out so many chicks so far.
Ridgenator: Nature's yeast sounds like a Futurama joke
Laserbeaks_Fury: "Hey there, wanna grab some buns?"
Lithobraker: Just got here, my head canon is that Chobu is a local good luck charm / tradition, and if a kid finds him you give them candy.
JohnLockeCole: "want to try my buns, they're soft, warm, and pleasant to hold"
RoastedGravy: “Miss Bakery Woman, has my dad pied?” Kappa Kappa Kappa
Alephred: "No thank you, my anaconda don't want none."
TehAmelie: do you. . .eat?
WolfFromPDX: Not steamed hams? I'm disappointed.
ElementalAlchemist: Meow!
Laogeodritt: This person is totally a human. They totally know how conversation works.
accountmadeforants: "Are you consuming nutrients? As humans do? See ya!"
nemryn: Everyone in Shenmue is a human who knows how conversations work
SnivianMoon: I swear those red barrel models are lifted directly from Half-Life 2.
ItIsVey: Those conversations are like that bit from Whose Line where they can only respond in questions
TehAmelie: is this where we can get. . .asian beef?
RoastedGravy: Mr. Skewer Man, has my dad been smoked? Kappa
SnivianMoon: Skewer guy is hiding Chobu well if he's got one.
Despoiler98: where the hell does he get A1 sauce?
Lithobraker: Chobu is vegetarian.
SnackPak_: One pleasure pork, please
MAPBoardgames: You get a skewer with a Chobu on it.
SnivianMoon: I could go for some meat skewers right about now.
DarkMorford: Dat jump cut
SnivianMoon: That guy looks like Naiowu Ed Grimly.
RoastedGravy: Fruit vendor, has my dad gone bananas?
Despoiler98: dun dun DUN
RoastedGravy: Trying to think of as many puns as I can.
Juliamon: I remember there was at least one we had trouble focusing in on
Lithobraker: Ok but are they compliant with Naiowu meat skewer regulations?
JohnLockeCole: are these Ravnican Treaty approved Meat Skewers?
SnivianMoon: Oh, it's the awful tea vendor
Juliamon: Never again, lady
TehAmelie: bah, i got another wooden ball. avocados have the worst toys
MAPBoardgames: 5-Hr Lethargy comes in the same container as 5-Hr Energy
Lithobraker: @TehAmelie I don't know why but you got me real good with that joke.
Despoiler98: UM excuse me?
TehAmelie: tee hee
BahamutZER0: "goodies"
AntiCrepuscular: well HELLO yourself :D
Lithobraker: !adult
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RoastedGravy: Man, Steven Universe really went downhill.
Despoiler98: Holy crap
RoastedGravy: Kappa
TheMoatman: Steven Alternate Universe
SnivianMoon: Uhhh...
BlightningHelix: Steven's life went in an interesting direction.
Alephred: What was the voice direction with this guy?
MAPBoardgames: This game has some thirsty persons
Despoiler98: who....the shit is this guy?
CaptainSpam: This is a conversation by two human people beings.
nemryn: "Nah, food is for chumps"
MAPBoardgames: DONT answer that question!
SnivianMoon: "Sorry, guy, I'm on a strict black garlic and cauliflower diet"
CaptainSpam: It's almost 9pm...
Despoiler98: and fitting accessories
AntiCrepuscular: so close! NotLikeThis
JohnLockeCole: I would think that Niouwu's Leading Budhist fittings store would be bigger.. like, that it would have a building
TehAmelie: Ryu is like a D&D metagaming cultist character who only eats the food with the most hp/ money value cause there's no stats for taste
MAPBoardgames: Is "look at your Chobu" a euphemism?
Despoiler98: Is she sitting in a brothel's waiting room?
DarkMorford: Don't call me Shirley.
Laogeodritt: Suddenly closer to the mic for one line.
Wolfstrike_NL: she's inviting you to her room?
TehAmelie: oh no
TehAmelie: we have become a lobbyist
Redcoaster: The voice acting and faces in this game are disturbing me...
Featherweight_: Ryo the man with no game.
JohnLockeCole: let's all go to the lobby, let's all go to the lobby, let's all go to the lobby, to talk about some feet
Laogeodritt: Or a different mic/postprocessing of the line's audio cl ip. Either way.
RoastedGravy: SkillJim?
SnivianMoon: BobCo?
Despoiler98: yikes
AntiCrepuscular: those brows!
TehAmelie: they look painted on
TehAmelie: but who would paint on sad eyebrows?
AntiCrepuscular: Yeah!
Tiber727: Her face looks like the theatra tragedy mask.
Tiber727: *theater
TehAmelie: a whole baby pig :o
WolfFromPDX: Man, getting a Kung-Fu Hustle vibe here.
SnivianMoon: These meals look more realistic than the rest of the game somehow.
TehAmelie: yeah that lady was like 60% the landlady in Kung Fu Hustle
TehAmelie: or more
SnivianMoon: @TehAmelie Absolutely agree.
CaptainSpam: @TehAmelie Yep, definitely.
DarkMorford: Why is Shenhua, who's never left Bailu, singing in Japanese?
Laogeodritt: And then she disappears!
TehAmelie: that's what videogames are all about. virtual camera cranes cost nothing!
CaptainSpam: Dang. She sleeps HARD.
Despoiler98: is she face down
SnivianMoon: Just, face down dead
RoastedGravy: Faceplant
Alephred: Ryo has no reflection, vampire confirmed.
Despoiler98: what the shit?
Angnor33: That scans.
Angnor33: Those are the 5 americans.
SnivianMoon: I'd have pegged Dick as a Terry, given the hat.
TheMoatman: It's Shenmue, Ian
TheMoatman: It's just weird AF
OmnipotentTrevor: Isn't mark there a character from the first game?
TehAmelie: i want to say it's cryptozoology
CaptainSpam: What, you don't have a picture of five americans (with a lowercase a) in your hotel rooms?
RoastedGravy: Wait, can we see the portrait again?
Despoiler98: those are the only 5 americans
deinonychus24: Take this quiz to find out which of the 5 americans you are
SnivianMoon: Oh! Did our apples respawn?
nemryn: Apparently the 5 Americans are concept art from Shenmue 1
OmnipotentTrevor: Like, one of the guys in charge at the old port in Japan?
WolfFromPDX: Um. Seems legit.
TheMoatman: 5 americans was the reboot of 3 Ninjas
RoastedGravy: There was a band called Five Americans.
Tiber727: A classical Japanese portrait, a classical Chinese portrait, and a classical American portait. What's the problem>
Tiber727: ?
TehAmelie: 5 americans could be a match for 3 ninjas
JohnLockeCole: you would need two more to get the magnificent Seven
CaptainSpam: This is.
SnivianMoon: Press "A" to "This is..."
Despoiler98: this
Despoiler98: is.....
Despoiler98: WHAT?!
AntiCrepuscular: warm AF
accountmadeforants: There's also a band called "Five Americans" from the 60's. And they had a Mike, at least.
MAPBoardgames: Yoink?
RoastedGravy: APPLES
SnivianMoon: Apples, horray!
TehAmelie: multiple apples beat an apple and a banana imo
CaptainSpam: I guess I haven't been to China and am not familiar with hotel rooms posting advertisements for jobs in the area.
JohnLockeCole: Complimentary Apples!?
Despoiler98: dont use the blankets or anything
RoastedGravy: It’d be cool to visit China.
JohnLockeCole: Ryo doesn't need blankets because he sleeps in his clothes
Alephred: Turndown service for what?
Despoiler98: Lets see if shes still faceplanted
SnivianMoon: My limited experience with hotels in China is that they are actually legitimately STUPID NICE and REALLY comfy.
CaptainSpam: "Oh, hi, Ryo. I slept like a rock last night."
sireggsbenedict: theyre "included"
RoastedGravy: Paying hotel fees just for them sweet apples.
SnackPak_: I bet she'd be real good at face off
TehAmelie: and you don't even have to pay up front
CaptainSpam: For a hotel of this quality, that seems a great price.
Despoiler98: does she just move from the couch to the bedroom?
TheThromborax: He....he....he changed his clothes?
accountmadeforants: We've scoured the city for Chobus, but haven't spotted a single you!
OmnipotentTrevor: That was the first chobu you found
TehAmelie: and some oddly skinny Buddha figures
ElementalAlchemist: one dim sum, please
TheMoatman: "No, I'm just on a diet of 100% black garlic"
RoastedGravy: Pressing the doubt option on that one.
TehAmelie: can i get a dim sum for a pretty penny?
frnknstn: Was she coming onto us?
Tiber727: Ryo, at this point, why not just keep the photo out so you can ask more people?
SnivianMoon: It seems so easy for Chobu to be amongst the buns.
Painfully_Dyslexic: has the person who wrote the dialogue ever heard speech before?
SnivianMoon: But it doesn't seem like it.
RoastedGravy: I think they’re baozi? I dunno.
CaptainSpam: Look at her face. She KNOWS where it is. She's trying not to laugh at you.
BlightningHelix: Both of the people selling prepared food appear to not have chobus.
TheMoatman: Apparently the pawn shops have a full list of chobu stores
RoastedGravy: Wow, this vendors have been super helpful. Kappa
SnackPak_: really?
AntiCrepuscular: c'mon!
TehAmelie: hmm how do you get super cheap brand name goods? stealing or counterfeiting?
SnivianMoon: WOW, that's sneaky
Tiber727: @Painfully_Dyslexic At this point, they may be doing it purposefully to tap into nostalgia because the old games had bad dialogue/VAs.
WolfFromPDX: I used to go to dim sum on Sunday afternoons twice a month when I lived closer to Chinatown here in Portland. $20 all you could eat, tea, and dessert.
accountmadeforants: HOT DAMN, that's dedication
MAPBoardgames: That was next-level
TheThromborax: camera
AntiCrepuscular: cameraman pls :D
TheThromborax: damnit camera
TheThromborax: she looks like a robot, but they all do
TheThromborax: maybe one of the sprinkles is a duck
Kazman20a: have to go back and check the missing stalls maybe hes' skewered on a skewer
TheMoatman: Those are big fuckin doughnuts
RebekahWSD: OH! We're outside the shitty tiny village! Amazing!
TehAmelie: wait, does she leave the counter full of soft serve all day?
TheMoatman: Apparently Chobu's between two steamer baskets at the bao place
RoastedGravy: Don’t even have plates.
TehAmelie: maybe the booth is refrigerated
TheThromborax: is looking for the chobu separate from looking for the man in the photo, or are those related missions?
MAPBoardgames: Just step aside as this dude get punched
TehAmelie: knocked him out with a modest boot to the butt
TheMoatman: I too black out when I get kicked in the butt
nemryn: Man, failing that does not seem like it should give us a game over
JohnLockeCole: we knocked him out, by kciking out his knees??
RoastedGravy: Where’d he go?
TheThromborax: that guy looks like a famous scam artist/cult leader, but I can't think of the name
RoastedGravy: Did we just kick him into the void?
SnackPak_: very sneaky
SnivianMoon: Wow. WOW.
AntiCrepuscular: where?!
TheMoatman: Wow that's some bullshit
RoastedGravy: That means skewer man has a Chobu.
TehAmelie: dumplings conceal many secrets
MAPBoardgames: This means meat-stick place has one too
RoastedGravy: Probably.
WolfFromPDX: Uh ...
TheMoatman: AntiCrepuscular there was a corner of a dark brown chobu in the crack between a bunch of steamer stacks
AntiCrepuscular: ugh D:
MAPBoardgames: In the coals?
SnackPak_: A tiny skewered chobu
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TheThromborax: inside the teapot
accountmadeforants: Maybe it's on one of the skewers?
SnivianMoon: I think you can look in the "Skill Book Exchange" menu to see what you can trade in for the store cards.
e_bloc: garbage chobu
Despoiler98: Woooooooow
BlightningHelix: With the trash
TheMoatman: The burger joint doesn't have one
TehAmelie: this is worse than those frogs in MGS3
Despoiler98: lrrWOW
D1cey1: Was there an oyster one?
TheThromborax: this game takes place int he 80s. do you have to get the film developed before you can get points for the birds?
TheMoatman: There's one at the liquor store
BlightningHelix: The oyster place?
TehAmelie: at least there you knew it was just one, and always one, in every "room"
SnivianMoon: It was over next to the hotel
TheMoatman: And one at Tomato Mart but IDK which that is
SnivianMoon: There are a LOT of shops we haven't seen yet.
SnivianMoon: Hey, huzzah!
TheMoatman: Worst case there's apparently a master list at the pawn shop
TheThromborax: should be called "I love salmonella"
TheThromborax: bloomin'
TehAmelie: those are The Onion headline material
SnivianMoon: Chobus have adaptive camo.
ElementalAlchemist: Replace your liquids
MAPBoardgames: Fluid cycling. Remove old coffee, add new coffee
TehAmelie: while we're on vegetables, why does this look so filthy? https://66.media.tumblr.com/3fe83c9dac0106298a12d7c297896a65/tumblr_inline_pdltg4qVdY1rbgerg_540.gif
nemryn: The way this game goes, the master list is probably just going to be an inventory object we can look at, it's not going to check them off for us or anything
Juliamon: I always feel bad for that pineapple whenever I see that gif
TehAmelie: it looks like a very happy pineapple to me
frnknstn: To be fair, if I was on a hydrolic press I would also pee myself
TehAmelie: hi again
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SnivianMoon: Isn't this kid a little too young to be running a business?
Angnor33: Perfectly Normal Human Simulator 2019.
SnivianMoon: Why is this small child selling liquor?!
pearofsalamanca: oh no this game is still being played
pearofsalamanca: is that how long it is?
Angnor33: You can't trust a grownup to sell liquor, they might drink it, since they're of legal age.
Juliamon: pearofsalamanca it's a good value for the money if you base value on game length
WolfFromPDX: This game's logic is the best.
SnivianMoon: I can't argue with that reasoning, @Angnor33
Juliamon: In any case, there's no rush to get through it
SnivianMoon: Okay, that fortuneteller is 100% a Grey in disguise.
pearofsalamanca: how many goddamn voice actors are in this game
robo__nixon: He's an open book ... with secrets?
ElementalAlchemist: Do you want to read his fortune?
Jorge4hg: do you?
pearofsalamanca: listen to how many voice actors are in this game
pearofsalamanca: there's a lot of them
e_bloc: enjoy the Chobu Song on Ian Horner's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
Jorge4hg: It's inside the lady
SnackPak_: behind the pillows?
Ivalenz_: Thanks for the HahaCat @jorge4hg
Kazman20a: left couch
SnivianMoon: Wait, I thought I saw something on the couch too.
accountmadeforants: It was behind the pillow, left couch!
FITorion: I think I saw it behind a cushion
Kazman20a: hidden in the pillows
Kazman20a: other side
nemryn: Yeah, unique models and VAs for every NPC has always been one of the selling points for the series
Kazman20a: saw it when you panned by
Jorge4hg: So we're touching his vases right?
nemryn: Every one of them with a different way to say "Sorry, I can't help you"
accountmadeforants: HYUK HYAAAR
Despoiler98: Wow overreact much?
pearofsalamanca: i doubt they'll make a shenmue 4
Wolfstrike_NL: Hee knows!!!
BusTed: or some other prepositional phrase
accountmadeforants: So either Ryo's dad never went to these shops, or he's just like Ryo and never bought anything but went looking for their Chobu.
pearofsalamanca: ian, do you think they'll make a shenmue 4?
pearofsalamanca: out of curiosity
nemryn: "Chobu among the Buddhas" is the name of my new self-help book
SnivianMoon: No Chobu will escape us.
ElementalAlchemist: That really was a location
BahamutZER0: standin just a little close
Despoiler98: personal space dude
Despoiler98: O.o
Jorge4hg: Personal space dude
Featherweight_: "show me your feet"
BlightningHelix: To be fair, you walked up to him.
samwonk: Are you... selling the footwear, or do you just have an excellent shoe collection?
SnivianMoon: Oh no, here we go again
Jorge4hg: oooook
Despoiler98: the THIRST is real
A_Dub888: !sir
LRRbot: Sir? Sir! You owe 300 kilos of potatoes.
BusTed: slytqThirst
e_bloc: why do you think she's so excited
Despoiler98: just phased into her arm
SnivianMoon: Shoes and Chobus
Juliamon: I want those orange shoes. Bet they have terrible arch support though.
pearofsalamanca: why are you looking for those guys
pearofsalamanca: is it a quest
RatekStormcrow: Âre thes the Chobuminati ? A secret oranization that rules China ?
Featherweight_: silly Chobus that shoe is too big for you
TehAmelie: did they make one matching every fabric, color and surface substance in the world?
TheMoatman: For purposes of buying goods and services
kassy_13: !uptime
LRRbot: The stream has been live for 1:21:47.
SnivianMoon: I think they might be using it to mask a loading zone. Not sure though.
Despoiler98: fightsman
accountmadeforants: Why are you running?! As someone with a butcher's knife chases you.
nemryn: Also we can trade the cards in for new kung fu moves
justwhatever_idk: Shenmue but it's a Farming Sim about taking care of a Cow named Shen
pearofsalamanca: i beg your pardon, they never promised us a rose garden
Invitare: the Kamehameha?
Jorge4hg: Ever Forward
Featherweight_: last five minutes with bonesaw
raven534: Did I just hear Ian say "Eat coke"? like, drugs?
SnivianMoon: "Hey kid, you up for a fight?" "Sure, lemme just eat six apples and a bunch of meat skewers first"
Despoiler98: so far not a very impressive wolf
Despoiler98: excuse me?
Ashiok_Nightmare_Beaver: mastery is at least 4th
The_Voices: its not majima, we fine
SnackPak_: The kids too good
Despoiler98: Sorry UM
Jorge4hg: uummmm
samwonk: The nastiest rugged rose garden man?
justwhatever_idk: is he Master of the OwO
Invitare: snapping steel is pretty impressive, given that it has a tendency to bend...
Despoiler98: slow moves
Featherweight_: Man if this was yakuza we could just hit these nerds with a bike
pearofsalamanca: is this an american dude
pearofsalamanca: or what
Despoiler98: @Featherweight_ or a sign...or traffic cone
BusTed: He looks like an upscaled River City Ransom character.
Despoiler98: OUCH......
SnivianMoon: Nice dodging, Ian, wow.
Makimachine: "Stop trying to hit me and hit me!"
BahamutZER0: ez
Despoiler98: magnificent voice acting
Bakufreak: Damageless PogChamp
SnackPak_: Flawless victory!
BusTed: Easy money.
BahamutZER0: didn't we just beat the strongest in niaoqu
BahamutZER0: wu
Jorge4hg: Not the bee
SnivianMoon: Not to spoiler anything, but uh.... this goes on for a while. A long while. You can drop out and pick it back up whenever you want, though.
Despoiler98: Just straight Chun Li
Pteraspidomorphi: Definitely Chun Li
ElementalAlchemist: #PressYourLuck
Jorge4hg: Literal Chun Li
CaptainSpam: Ten thousand percent Chun Li.
TehAmelie: she's only missing the loincloth
Featherweight_: I bet hair roller lady is the champ
CaptainSpam: Well, without the absurd thighs.
Painfully_Dyslexic: actual literal Chun Li
LadyAiluros: Legally Distinch Chun Li
korvys: Nah, doesn't have the thighs for Chun Li
Jorge4hg: Those footsies
TheMoatman: She has human thighs, no- yeah what korvys said
niccus: style's closer to tekken's Xiaoyu
the_canuck_mystic: She's too short for your kick, lol
Jorge4hg: YES
Despoiler98: shes literally to short to kick
SnackPak_: phew
LadyAiluros: phew
BusTed: Woo
SnivianMoon: Huzzah! Nicely done!
Despoiler98: the Knee of DEATH????
Jorge4hg: nakamura?
BlightningHelix: lrrFINE_HF
A_Dub888: Psh
the_canuck_mystic: some chai but not just any chai!
Ashiok_Nightmare_Beaver: YES?
Despoiler98: so Enthusiastic
D1cey1: That voice doesn't work
OmnipotentTrevor: Sounds like chances like this do come every day. At about 2:30 I'd say
Lord_ZYRK: I'll take twelve
Jorge4hg: Look at them LOOK
The_Voices: wow
niccus: god those are some chonks
Lord_ZYRK: Ooh, I see it 👀
Lord_ZYRK: I haven't caught as much of this as I'd like. Are we allowed to say where?
Jorge4hg: I saw it too
BlightningHelix: I saw it
aWabbajack: Got dinner, time to see Ian play
Jorge4hg: Empty your mind ian
Lord_ZYRK: It's very well snuck in
aWabbajack: I (don't) see
Juliamon: I haven't spotted it yet
SnivianMoon: I'm not seeing it either, to be honest.
the_canuck_mystic: I don't know what we're looking for.
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Lord_ZYRK: Shall we play hot cold with a chat delay Kappa
The_Voices: i dont even know what we are looking for either
SnivianMoon: Wow!
Juliamon: Sneaky!!
Lord_ZYRK: Nailed it seabatTROG
SnackPak_: Good eyes, chat
LadyAiluros: SO TINY!
Jorge4hg: You got it ian
the_canuck_mystic: Why do we look for those little things?
The_Voices: wow
Juliamon: the_canuck_mystic we earn prizes if we find them all
SnivianMoon: Oh. We probably need to buy some food, given that we're in the yellow and we're out of things to eat.
Lord_ZYRK: This is an important clarification: a cooked chicken or a live chicken?
LadyAiluros: i think we get money for all of the cards
ElementalAlchemist: Oh, it's the horse dance machine
MAPBoardgames: 'Slippery Chicken' is the name of my coverband
the_canuck_mystic: Thanks @Juliamon
BusTed: What happens if you run?
BusTed: Or is it just a hidden loading screen.
LadyAiluros: we lose HP
BusTed: Oh.
LadyAiluros: i think?
the_canuck_mystic: Running is illegal?
SnivianMoon: Oh, it just prevents you from running altogether. The button is disabled in those areas.
SnivianMoon: You just can't run at all.
LadyAiluros: ahh
Juliamon: That's... a hell of a wig, ma'am
samwonk: Wait, what, you saw him somewhere else?
BusTed: no scope
Jorge4hg: First try!
Lord_ZYRK: Ian's got the gamer sense
Jorge4hg: lrrHORN lrrHORN
aWabbajack: coxChicken lrrCHKN coxChicken lrrCHKN
CastleOtranto: That'll fill your HP.
BahamutZER0: concern
BlightningHelix: It's a variation of surf and turf.
BusTed: pennyYesChicken
A_Dub888: !findquote book
LRRbot: Quote #5609: "Sometimes the books are actually evil." —Kathleen [2018-12-17]
WolfFromPDX: Don't forget Uncle Larry's first rule: Save early, save often.
FITorion: you skipped over a shop there... it was next to the Garden entrance
SnivianMoon: FREE!
ElementalAlchemist: And now, book Chobu?
ElementalAlchemist: "The Art of SHENMUE"
justwhatever_idk: Free Full Reactive Butt Entertainment
justwhatever_idk: The Art of Shenmue has a photo of Shenmue reading the Art of Shenmue reading the Art of Shenmue reading the Art of Shenmue tec
pearofsalamanca: this is so goofy
justwhatever_idk: etc**
pearofsalamanca: i love it
nemryn: Unregistered spirits!
LadyAiluros: I feel like he’s gonna be a wee little bookend
SnivianMoon: This Chobu feels like it might be well hidden.
the_canuck_mystic: Wait isn't this set in china? A history of the three kingdoms is a foreign book?
MAPBoardgames: This is the one that has Chobu on the ceiling. Just to bus with Ian.
raven534: So there aren't C.O.U.S es?
Painfully_Dyslexic: these books are all over the place, how are you suppose to find anything?
aWabbajack: book hunting like in The Ninth Gate
MAPBoardgames: @raven534 There are. There was one the size of a gem
ElementalAlchemist: but only part 2 of Antarctica
Lord_ZYRK: Take a look / it's in a book / a hidden Chobuuu
SnivianMoon: Vertical book stacking...
MAPBoardgames: This Chobu is on a whole nutha level
Juliamon: I just looked up where this Chobu is and I'm MAD
wildpeaks: books intensify
Juliamon: Back of the store, to the left, in a box
Jorge4hg: you monsters
niccus: glad we didnt have to shelf this one
SnivianMoon: Game. GAME! Game pls
BusTed: :V
Lord_ZYRK: Wow okay
LadyAiluros: HNNNNNG
Kazman20a: yeah thats nad
The_Voices: wow
A_Dub888: lrrWOW
MAPBoardgames: Peek-a-chobu!
PsybrnetiCToasT: lrrWOW
ghostvalv: :U
WolfFromPDX: And now I'm.mad.
Hexy_Lexy234: hello friends! <3
SnivianMoon: Perfectly normal human reactions
FITorion: you have skipped a store
Lord_ZYRK: "Can you shave this man's face into the back of my head?"
Zaghrog: Apparently one store has been skipped
SnivianMoon: That Chobu was night and day compared to the previous one.
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Juliamon: "I'm not here to judge, honey."
Hexy_Lexy234: omg can you wear a dress!?
ElementalAlchemist: We should try something on
ElementalAlchemist: I really want to see Ryo try something on
SnivianMoon: If you could wear a dress in this game, I would be delighted and happy.
SnivianMoon: "Cannot Equip" DANGIT GAME
Hexy_Lexy234: noooooo!!!!!!!!
ElementalAlchemist: "Cannot equip"
justwhatever_idk: so close
ElementalAlchemist: WHAT
DarkMorford: Buy something for Shenhua?
Juliamon: Ryo doesn't have the hips for it
ElementalAlchemist: ruuuuuuude
Hexy_Lexy234: i wanted to see him in a dress
ElementalAlchemist: let us be beautiful game
justwhatever_idk: Ryo is clearly a Butch Lesbian
ElementalAlchemist: we're here to be beautiful
MAPBoardgames: Actually, I think the Chobu hunt is a fantastic marketing technique.
pearofsalamanca: was that yellow dress a reference to that old what color is the dress thing
SnivianMoon: Oh my gosh, that white dress. I want to beat up thugs in that dress.
pearofsalamanca: oh my god it was wasn't it
keymaster515: When was the last time you were confused by a yellow dress?
Wolfstrike_NL: The prizes on those o.O
ElementalAlchemist: #PrideFish
TheMoatman: Why would we wear a shirt with our enemys' org's name on it?
BlightningHelix: To fit in
pearofsalamanca: maybe it was a reference to the what color is the dress thing
pearofsalamanca: the confusion thing
DarkMorford: Last time I was confused by a yellow-ish dress, I thought it was blue.
LadyAiluros: calling it, chobu is printed on teh shirt
SnivianMoon: Man, someone just really going to town on that xylophone.
TheMoatman: Actually, why does a random clothing store in China have an organized crime syndicates' logo on their shirts
JosephDeath: In a shoe?
Hexy_Lexy234: hey Ian, i recently rewatched Bylaw & Order and i just realized that Enor's voice reminds me of Homsar's
SnivianMoon: Could it be a part of the light fixtures? I thought that might've been it in the Bookstore, but it wasn't the case.
justwhatever_idk: cho shoe
Kazman20a: top shelf of the shoes, if you back up?
MAPBoardgames: C.O.U.S.
BlightningHelix: Enor's voice always reminded me of one of the henchmen from venture brothers
accountmadeforants: I thought I saw it, but it turned out to be a weird refleciton.
Lord_ZYRK: Same, accountmadeforants
Hexy_Lexy234: @BlightningHelix yeah, i can hear that too now
LadyAiluros: also those are some … unique ….. prints on the shirts
Lord_ZYRK: Confirmed for not Chobutt
ElementalAlchemist: oh no
ElementalAlchemist: We'll have to go back to the dress shop
BlightningHelix: Cool, cool!
SnivianMoon: Dang, Ian, that's impressive!
Lord_ZYRK: He's got the CHOBU MADNESS WutFace
Hexy_Lexy234: even though i heard the wrong reference, im glad Enor's voice was a reference
TheMoatman: What's the name of this store?
SnivianMoon: Maybe in one of the boots?
pearofsalamanca: someone help ian
pearofsalamanca: please
ElementalAlchemist: At least the music is really nice
Kazman20a: top shelf center
ItIsVey: i can see it
ItIsVey: not shelves
The_Voices: oh... i think i saw it
Tiber727: By shoes, books, dresses?
The_Voices: sneaky
ElementalAlchemist: I thought I saw it a couple times but it turned out to just be the boot toe
Jorge4hg: Sneaky bastards
ElementalAlchemist: I'm saying I mis-saw the boot toes a couple times
Kazman20a: yeah that is what saw a bot toe
ElementalAlchemist: I don't know where it is
Zaghrog: I'm suspicious of the shirt racks on the wall
VTMonster: What are we looking for?
Lord_ZYRK: Chobu
crazyjayman12: can you check the lights?
BlightningHelix: Chobu, a little chicken figure
SnivianMoon: WHAT
SnivianMoon: That's mean!
Lord_ZYRK: Cheeky breeky
nemryn: Hoo boy
The_Voices: Like i said, sneaky
LadyAiluros: do we know how many places are in this burg?
ElementalAlchemist: Man, that was rough
SnivianMoon: @LadyAiluros Not an exact number, but we've seen less than half.
LadyAiluros: daaaanng
LadyAiluros: I feel like yup lightbulb
ElementalAlchemist: Meow!
justwhatever_idk: cat lives in your ear
pearofsalamanca: are you done with chobu chan
pearofsalamanca: or what
SnivianMoon: We're never done with Chobu Chan
LadyAiluros: no we will be with chobu chan forever and ever
SnivianMoon: Information!
nemryn: We may be done with Chobu-chan, but Chobu-chan is not done with us
accountmadeforants: That was the most coherent conversation we've had all day.
MAPBoardgames: Ian's $10 was well bet
LadyAiluros: all these eyes
SnivianMoon: Can we find Chobu in 5 in-game minutes?
FITorion: I immediately think... check the mouths
Kazman20a: oh, hes going to be behind the mask
TheMoatman: It isn't
Lokolos: Welp I have to go to bed. Later everyone.
accountmadeforants: Shenhua, did you find any Chobus?
SnivianMoon: Have a good night, @Lokolos
Jorge4hg: night @Lokolos
SnivianMoon: Uh, your father is Dead, Ryo. Sorry to break that to you.
OmnipotentTrevor: Wait, her father
MAPBoardgames: Totally sounded like an invitation to me
justwhatever_idk: "Ryo I want to Bang You" Ryo: "I see"
BahamutZER0: "ok?"
Juliamon: !break
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ElementalAlchemist: justwhatever_idk: That literal exact conversation happened multiple times in Bailu
MAPBoardgames: !box
LRRbot: Box box box!
Lord_ZYRK: More Shenmwah (づ ̄ ³ ̄)づ ❤
Juliamon: Niaowu is way less thirsty for Ryo, thankfully
ElementalAlchemist: indeed
ElementalAlchemist: Bailu was overwhelming with thirst
PsybrnetiCToasT: Just scorching suns and hot dry sands thirst
SnivianMoon: I feel like Bailu is where all the grannies got sent it they were too thirsty elsewhere.
DirgeNovak: Sup everyone, have you seen any sailors around?
TheMoatman: Shenmuwu
RvLeshrac: Woah, woah woha.
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RvLeshrac: Woah woah woah woah woah.
SnivianMoon: Why must you tease us, game.
Lithobraker: A plot?! How in Shenmue?
RvLeshrac: Woah woah woah. Are you saying there's plot?
BusTed: The thing!
ElementalAlchemist: pls gib forklift
SnivianMoon: Oh, Ian, I would advise picking up some other food for the road.
SnivianMoon: I think that apple is all we've got.
Featherweight_: if you took all that apples they can't breed more
Shparky2197: !uptime
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DirgeNovak: gah what's wrong with her face
korvys: "no... I do" - Ryo, you are the least convincing person I've ever heard.
RvLeshrac: DirgeNovak: You can't just ask a woman what's wrong with her face.
korvys: And you litterally do have money
FITorion: wait I thought you were over 1000 from the fighting... did you buy a bunch of stuff?
ElementalAlchemist: That was tokens
ElementalAlchemist: Fighting dealt in tokens
FITorion: oh darn
RvLeshrac: In Shenmue 2, nothing happened if you didn't pay rent, I wonder if that's changed for 3.
samwonk: Auuuuuuuuugh
Coinman1863: Eh?
DirgeNovak: I see.
WolfFromPDX: Skewers?
MAPBoardgames: The ferry terminal? That takes me across the water.
Hexy_Lexy234: gdi, now i really want some Dim Sum
TheMoatman: Life is like a gacha machine: you never know what you're going to get, but it won't be what you want
RvLeshrac: Ian: Open a Dim Sum place.
TheMoatman: but what am I?
RvLeshrac: There's clearly a need.
Hexy_Lexy234: i wish there was one in St Catharines, Ontario
DarkMorford: Late Night Dim Sum Fight?
korvys: Stream making Dim Sum?
Invitare: are there any sailors at this Ferry Terminal?
justwhatever_idk: Tinker Tailor Dim Sum
RvLeshrac: Yeah, you just stream your dim sum kitchen instead.
DirgeNovak: Is SkipTheDishes a thing in Victoria? You can surely find some dim sum on there
SnivianMoon: Or something!
Featherweight_: Vic closes at 6pm
MAPBoardgames: I feel the question "You all right, buddy?" Is really valid
RvLeshrac: Around here, 99.9% of the chinese places just serve frozen dumplings anyway, so.
MAPBoardgames: Are we looking for Chobu here too?
RvLeshrac: But a Nepali restaurant just opened up, so I can go get curry momo
SnivianMoon: There's a second board of photos to the right.
Hexy_Lexy234: "aw, shit, yeah! whacky mole!"
Featherweight_: enchance
OmnipotentTrevor: Ryo just had his first emotion?
Chillie: lrrCREEPL lrrCREEPR
DirgeNovak: i see
Featherweight_: If you see the budda shopping...
BlightningHelix: Don't you still need to get money for your hotel room?
DirgeNovak: what happens if you don't pay? she cook you into soup?
korvys: If you kill the shopkeeper, you become the shopkeeper. I think that's how it works
OmnipotentTrevor: He didn't want to send you to his competition
BahamutZER0: what a twist
nemryn: Heh, "both Buddhist shops"
A_Dub888: "I'm not here to buy something" "Then get the hell out"
InquisitorGaia: hey all
korvys: "I don't keep track of shops that I previous specifically knew you should stay away from"
SnivianMoon: Time to go explorin'!
FITorion: so gotothe shopyou skipped
samwonk: "Could you tell me where your competitor is?" "Y'know, no."
FITorion: as he runs past the shop
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BusTed: Tricky.
Chillie: Kreygasm
SnivianMoon: Every time I see the symbol for the "Flower, Bird, Wind, and Moon" game, it looks like an NFPA hazard diamond to me.
ElementalAlchemist: EASY Chobu
MAPBoardgames: That's Snot a good place for a Chibu!
MAPBoardgames: ohhh... Mooncakes
WolfFromPDX: "I said across her nose, not up it!"
SnivianMoon: We gonna shop, Down to the Vendor Avenue. We're lookin' for a Buddha!
ElementalAlchemist: This is not as good as the fashion shop's music
SnackPak_: mid-sized car?
DirgeNovak: Literally the worst wine label
Juliamon: Did that font even exist in 1987?
MAPBoardgames: This is unlike any pawnshop I've ever seen
DirgeNovak: probably not
SnivianMoon: Do we have enough Chobu cards to buy something yet?
CaptainSpam: Ah, Vendor Avenue. Right down the street from Marvin Gardens. Wait, no...
justwhatever_idk: "Yes I run a Pawn Shop, but I'm *also* a massive piece of shit!"
Lithobraker: Glasgow smile the character design
Juliamon: k e y s
SnivianMoon: This game is a completionist's nightmare, I'd wager.
MAPBoardgames: Key sets? What is this? Let's Nope?
CaptainSpam: How many of those things ARE there in this city?
BlightningHelix: Is it his chobu? Or did someone have to pawn their chobu?
ElementalAlchemist: Refrigerated Chobu?
BusTed: wasted
Featherweight_: there are a ton
Juliamon: I mean, it IS Vendor Avenue
Lithobraker: So are chobu good luck charms or something?
DirgeNovak: has... has yu suzuki ever seen an actual child?
MAPBoardgames: Oh, reeeeaaalllly....
ElementalAlchemist: She didn't break up with us... she just wasn't really our girlfriend
Lithobraker: Uranium not nearly ductile enough. Gold or copper might be able to work
ElementalAlchemist: Face Off isn't what we value in a romantic partner :P
WolfFromPDX: I usually don't laugh at kids getting hurt, but in this case ...
MAPBoardgames: What's the chobu count up to?
Kazman20a: chobo for days
DarkMorford: Look at all those chickens!
ItIsVey: I think there's like 100 chobu to collect or so
ElementalAlchemist: I assume we can't get the forklift job yet?
SnivianMoon: There was also an herb merchant there. Can we sell some of our sets?
Lord_ZYRK: Free extension cord PogChamp
SnivianMoon: This guy looks like a retired Inspected Zenegata
Lord_ZYRK: Fite me 1 v Chobu SwiftRage
Featherweight_: where are the laser disk players
justwhatever_idk: I've hidden my Chobu on the Sun
MAPBoardgames: Hide Chobu in Smash, you cowards!
SnivianMoon: I just saw it
BahamutZER0: and then chobu was hidden in one of the tv's video feeds
Lord_ZYRK: ^ that's what I was thinking LUL
LadyAiluros: I wanted chobu to be in the blender and I am a bad person and I do not feel bad
MAPBoardgames: there was a gap between the fridges
Lithobraker: What is a chobu? Is it a good luck charm?
SnivianMoon: I have spied it if you want me to share the location!
DirgeNovak: did CDs exist in 87? Or are those laserdisc players?
justwhatever_idk: All the pieces of crap line up into the shape of a Chobu
Anubis169: o hai ian & chat
Anubis169: lrrAWESOME
keymaster515: Did you look at the stereos?
ElementalAlchemist: Anubis169: sup
Kazman20a: check the top stereo agin?
SnivianMoon: Ian, if you'd like the location, I can tell you.
Anubis169: ooooooo, will do!
LadyAiluros: that partiall opened box on the end?
Anubis169: ElementalAlchemist *hugs*
wrathofwood: hello
SnivianMoon: Check the classic phone receivers.
Lithobraker: Colder
Lithobraker: Warmer
Kazman20a: damn
Chillie: wooooah
SnivianMoon: Huzzah!
TehAmelie: whyy
SnackPak_: lrrWOW
ElementalAlchemist: WHAT
justwhatever_idk: Nice
ghostvalv: :U
Lord_ZYRK: You're receiving a collect call from . . . Chobu . . . will you accept the charges?
TehAmelie: let's see what we'll see
TehAmelie: by seeing
nemryn: The chobu is coming from inside the house!
wrathofwood: want to try a game of lucky hit?
Featherweight_: Danger and fish
ElementalAlchemist: That was gloriously unhelpful
SnivianMoon: No problem! Happy to help the Chobu hunt. It's surprinsingly compelling.
BahamutZER0: by the way would you like to purchase an inexpensive insurance policy?
MAPBoardgames: No wonder that dude wanted to beat up that fortune teller.
Anubis169: hey at least he didn't try the "What kind of danger?" ... "Can't quite make it out, $20 more please."
BusTed: pennyFeed
Kazman20a: no running? because they couldn't sync the stairs animation?
TehAmelie: Kowloon walled city exists in this time doesn't it
Anubis169: If you do a shenmue tour, you have to wear the jackets
Juliamon: We theorized no running because loading zones
Chillie blushes
ElementalAlchemist: you bet we want tackle
ElementalAlchemist: pls tackle me
Anubis169 pounces on ElementalAlchemist
Anubis169: Gotcha! (as requested)
SnivianMoon: That is a steep cost.
MAPBoardgames: Engraved with a name of power
Lithobraker: China is on my list of places to go after the genocide stops...
Anubis169: could take a while
Anubis169: how long do we have for fishing?
Alephred: What a weird name for a fishing rod.
BusTed: i wonder if it was a backer.
Juliamon: Running on the docks? How risky!
MAPBoardgames: It's just a racket, there is NO fishing spot.
Anubis169: yeah he's a scientist
GrittyGramps: huh, he has a twitter
Anubis169: that's such a long line!!
Anubis169: SabaPing
Lithobraker: So, like real fishing then Kappa
MAPBoardgames: Hey fishy-fishy! Jump up in the boat!
SnivianMoon: WOAH
BusTed: Big 'un
Juliamon: Jeeezus
korvys: !quote beej
LRRbot: Quote #1462: "Now I am the pineapple!" —Beej [2016-01-04]
Anubis169: that's a whopper
Featherweight_: them city fish
DarkMorford: Now that's what I call dinner.
nemryn: This new guy isn't going to let us win a jacket
TehAmelie: immediate "oh lawd he's comin"
Chillie: That's a dinner you caught.
TehAmelie: that's food for four days
MAPBoardgames: That's a hell of several meals
korvys: !findquote fish
LRRbot: Quote #4798: "Did you know fish scream? Well not really "scream" but they make a horrible gargling noise when you hit them in the head." —Cameron [2018-03-15]
Chillie: guys, apart from water, does this background look static to you?
Anubis169: Ian: Interesting fact of the day, did you know trout can grow as big as a whopping 9kg?
nemryn: It's a very pretty static background tho
Anubis169: they're line-breakers :D
TheMerricat: ake trout are the largest of the chars; the record weighed almost 102 pounds (46 kg) (netted) with a length of 50 inches (130 cm), and 15–40-pound (6.8–18.1-kilogram) fish are not uncommon. The average length is 24–36 inches (61–91 centimetres).
TehAmelie: the larger ones always taste less, it's a law of nature
SnivianMoon: Heck, this is still a pretty good haul so far.
Anubis169: lrrSPOOP
Anubis169: what the actual hell
Alephred: How many kg of fish does one man need?
Juliamon: !unsubscribe trout facts
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D1cey1: The red trout though....
realhillwolf: !uptime
LRRbot: The stream has been live for 2:38:35.
D1cey1: Three times faster
Anubis169: D1cey1: they come in shade
BusTed: is that a gundam reference
Anubis169: green, yellow and red
TehAmelie: rent a man a fishing pole and he'll feed the city
TheMerricat: Not without their gundam they aren't.
MAPBoardgames: Give a man a fish, he'll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he'll sit in a boat and drink beer all day.
Anubis169: ^
SnivianMoon: We seem to have escaped the Carp curse of Bailu, too.
Chillie: Can you catch anything other than fish here?
Skyboss1996: this is a more traditional "Fishing" simulation
TehAmelie: interesting addendum, from an experiment done in some region in east Africa it seems if you give a man 400 dollars no questions asked he'll teach himself to fish and start a business
Featherweight_: can't even hit the fish with a bike
Skyboss1996: Not enough hitting fish with bikes. 0/10 IGN
Anubis169: Also fun thing I experienced a couple months back, was at the koi company picking up some frozen rats for my pet snake and looked in the pond. Tons of large Carp in there, beautiful... then I almost fell over backwards from shock when a small shark-sized Sturgeon came to the surface to say hello <3
DirgeNovak: Too much water 7.8/10
Lithobraker: Press X to hit fish with motorcycle
nemryn: Can't hit the fish with a bike, can't date the fish, what is this bs
TehAmelie: quite spelled koi-t?
Anubis169: it was gorgeous though
Skyboss1996: Hello Hooman! Am Fish! Feed?!
Anubis169: lovely fins all down its body
MAPBoardgames: @TehAmelie I've heard that.
FITorion: please quote that
Anubis169: the kind you want to give a big hug even though you know you can't travHert
Skyboss1996: Ah yes its now FOUR O CLOCK
TehAmelie: by the way, don't tap on the glass https://i.imgur.com/x8jtl9D.gif
korvys: It's a monitor, I think
Lord_ZYRK: ^
Skyboss1996: it's one of them monitors
Anubis169: it's a monitor <3
TehAmelie: huh
SnivianMoon: Out of curiosity, what's on tap for Rhythm Cafe this week?
Skyboss1996: what's the forklift situation in this game?
Anubis169: btw, if you ever fancy in-game fishing as a calming activity, hit up Black Desert Online
Anubis169: lo-fi ping pong?
SnivianMoon: Oh, neat, I'm curious as well! That sounds interesting.
Skyboss1996: Give us the forklift you cowards lrrFRUMP
ElementalAlchemist: So far we are unable to forklift, but the game has told us there is one
ElementalAlchemist: We're all anticipating that
accountmadeforants: Let Ryo lift fork, you cowards!
SnivianMoon: I'm hoping there's racing, eventually.
TheMoatman: But can we race them
Anubis169: you can forklift a forklift...
TehAmelie: how many kgs of fish will we need to buy a forklift?
Skyboss1996: *OSHA wants to know your location*
DirgeNovak: Can't wait to see your revenge on Beej on RQ
Alephred: I hope forlift-chan notices me!
Alephred: *forklift
Skyboss1996: it did not go unpunished
TheMoatman: Murderous intent
Skyboss1996: can we win dynamite from the gashapon machines?
SnivianMoon: I definitely gasped audibly when that mud/sand toss happened in Road Quest.
Skyboss1996: to speed up fishing?
TehAmelie: Beej did not plan that move all the way through i suppose
justwhatever_idk: A friend of mine's moonroof recently just, fell out
constablecrab: Can you actually do that?
LadyAiluros: waht in game time does it cut you off at?
DirgeNovak: how many episodes are left on RQ, btw?
Lithobraker: I'd take a moon pool over a sun roof any day of the week
justwhatever_idk: Yeah, especially we just had a snow storm and he's not had time to fix it lol
TehAmelie: we had a theory you get cut off when you have too much fish to carry
Juliamon: RQ is a 12-episode series
Juliamon: !roadquest
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Skyboss1996: AH
ElementalAlchemist: Hi Heather
SnivianMoon: That's a lot of fish.
Featherweight_: the next ep scares me
Juliamon: We caught the One Good Fish on the first try
LadyAiluros: that’s not too bad
TehAmelie: so disappointing when you catch a monster first thing and then nothing but small fry all day
Skyboss1996: he's not wrong
SnivianMoon: I feel like we got a better rate in Bailu?
BusTed: slytqShrug
InquisitorGaia: -50 for the rental
Anubis169: 1 whopper, bunch of normies and a few tiddlers
LadyAiluros: i mean you paid for your rooom for the night and soome foods
Anubis169: that's a nice looking hotel
TehAmelie: Shenhua showing signs of having an independent life? gasp
Skyboss1996: oh lord he's a cat
SnivianMoon: Could make an international phone call, if you wanted to
Anubis169: this is the 80s isn't it?
D1cey1: Yup
D1cey1: 1987
Anubis169: an international phonecall would probably cost the 313 we just made :D
SnivianMoon: It's 5 yuan a call, apparently.
Skyboss1996: mm. free apples
Juliamon: This game is slightly anachronistic in spots. In this case, for the sake of gameplay.
TehAmelie: funny story, when i was 1 years old i called someone in the US on mom's rotary phone. twice.
TehAmelie: she may have remembered that mostly due to the phone bill
korvys: !findquote save
LRRbot: Quote #6141: "Your burger hat won't save you from ME!" —Ian [2019-06-19]
wrathofwood: peace out
Skyboss1996: Bye Ian!
SnivianMoon: Thanks so much for the stream Ian! Take care.
korvys: !quote ian
LRRbot: Quote #3283: "He doesn't like skin." —Ian, referring to Cameron [2016-08-22]
Juliamon: If you need something to occupy your time while you wait, there's a new Highlight Reel!
TehAmelie: is it just me who gets the last minute or so of stream in instant replay? so surreal
Juliamon: Not just you
TehAmelie: groovy
TehAmelie: also yay highlights
DarkMorford: lrrSIGNAL lrrSIGNAL
korvys: !quote adam
LRRbot: Quote #3563: "Bananas don't have hair!" —Adam [2016-10-19]
dungeonmaster099: !quote 2000
LRRbot: Quote #2000: "You can look down the barrel and see into God's bathroom." —Cameron [2016-03-01]
LRRTwitter: @loadingreadyrun> Going live with Rhythm Café right now! Heather and Ian are taking it to the table with Lofi Ping Pong. Based on the name, the beats should be good to study to! http://twitch.tv/LoadingReadyRun 📷 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EL3eDVjUcAAo72u.jpg || https://www.twitter.com/loadingreadyrun/status/1206364428846809088
dungeonmaster099: !quote 999
LRRbot: Quote #999: "Are those all her heads?" —Alex [2015-10-30]
dungeonmaster099: !quote 406
LRRbot: Quote #406: "Why are we wearing hot dogs?" —Cameron [2015-07-02]
MAPBoardgames: !findquote ping
LRRbot: Could not find any matching quotes.
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dungeonmaster099: !quite last
MAPBoardgames: Be careful not to mess up the intro or you might anger the Heather.
constablecrab: What beer you got?