RandomTrivia: AHHH!
PixelArtDragon: !secret
LRRbot: That's my secret, I'm always tired.
RockPusher: Hehehe, that confused the hell out of me
The_Quiet_Alestain: what?
mugulord: ???
omdorastrix: It's a LRR staple now! Yay!
Juliamon: G stealing Paul's bit
ritchards: Note "That's a bad miss" is from Snooker (Mitchell And Webb) not Golf!
Snowcookies: Is Graham trying to steal Paul's bit?
RandomTrivia: Nobody "owns" their bit any more, not since Ian's legal precedent stealing Adam's bit
LoadingReadyRun: Gimmick infringement? Me???
EvilBadman: @Juliamon I think that's just been for the last 20 years at this point
omdorastrix: It's an HOMAGE!
LunarJade: Hmmm... what this G is stealing stuff now?
LunarJade: Weird.
Snowcookies: Paul does it mostly to remind us we still have the stream open
PixelArtDragon: Imitation is the most sincere form of flattery?
Juliamon: lrrWOW
RomanGoro: Is there CP+ later today?
Juliamon: !next
LRRbot: Next scheduled stream: CheckPoint+ (Paul, Beej and Heather chat about Video Games and Video Game related news :D) at Fri 03:00 PM PST (12m from now).
LunarJade: It's not like others haven't done it before.
RomanGoro: Awesome
ritchards: Hi Heather!!!
LunarJade: I once took over the mic mid commercial during one of Beej's streams. Not that any of you can prove it.
ButButTheJesus: woo chankpank
LunarJade: :p
beowuuf: perfect crime :)
beowuuf: I thought CP+ was 45 mins, cool. I might be able to stay awake!
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TheMerricat: Evening chat! I crashed real early, how did the FamJam go?
Juliamon: Went great! Final tally was really close between all three teams.
Snowcookies: It went well
Snowcookies: The winners were the fan faves
beowuuf: very fun
TheMerricat: Thats awesome, but @Snowcookies wasn't the entire line up fan faves? :P
Snowcookies: I didn't know if you wanted a spoiler or not :P
TheMerricat: Hehe I'll catch up on the VOD once I wake up fully thanks for thinking of me :D
Juliamon: Multiple folks 7-x'd, which is awesome
r10pez10: !next
LRRbot: Next scheduled stream: CheckPoint+ (Paul, Beej and Heather chat about Video Games and Video Game related news :D) at Fri 03:00 PM PST (3m from now).
r10pez10: saturday morning checkpoint plus entertainment
r10pez10: 7-X is wow
beowuuf: and we still have an LRL to look forwards to aswell this weekend!
TheMerricat: I wonder if the IRS has figured out the tax forms for 2020 yet. I need to figure out how to report that I was dead broke and completely incomeless.
The_Cakemeister: Unemployment has a tax form, I believe.
TheMerricat: UE isn't incomeless tough :)
The_Cakemeister: F
The_Cakemeister: But in any case, under like 10K doesn't need to fiiile.
TheMerricat: And since I still made enough in 2019 before I got let go, I didn't get any stimulus money, which is why I even have to report for 2020
badpandabear: In 2019 I didn’t file taxes because I didn’t have enough income, but that may be delaying my COVID relief check now
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Juliamon: one of the very few benefits of being on SS/disability is not needing to file
Earthenone: lrrSIGNAL
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TheMerricat: lrrSIGNAL lrrSIGNAL lrrSIGNAL
RandomTrivia: lrrSIGNAL !
LunarJade: Pretty lights
TheMerricat: Yeah, @Juliamon I guess that's a silverlining. :)
RockPusher: Time for StonksPoint! tqsStonks
badpandabear: I hear Toyota Camry is a good stone
EightBitDreams: Getting ready to Checkpoint 'N Chill
badpandabear: Stonk dammit
Snowcookies: put the points into the stock market?
Juliamon: It's a shame the stonks story on CP came out just too soon for all the Robinhood comedy that followed
ritchards: !game
LRRbot: Currently playing: Just Chatting
RockPusher: There will be plenty more comedy to come - this story will keep on giving for a bit
TheMerricat: I thought they covered that in it @Juliamon ... or was there more than RH pulling a cheap trick to it?
Juliamon: TheMerricat Much more.
Juliamon: It gets really wild.
TheMerricat: I had to explain the whole deal to my parents last night, I ended up up using house deeds to get the idea across to them. :D
Juliamon: Today they issued employees $40 Doordash credit to apologize for all the shit they're being thrown under
Arclight_Dynamo: NGL, Beej's Big Canadian Rant gave me life.
r10pez10: i'm australian and it gave me life too
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TheMerricat: @Juliamon lol. I just caught up on a little bit of it via the updates on the Kotaku article.
RockPusher: Indeed, all us non-US-dollar-shipping-cost-the-earth types were proud of Beej lrrAWESOME
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RandomTrivia: Hey there PharaohBender27
lirazel64: More Gamestop stonk news.
TheWriterAleph: STONKS
iris_of_ether: benginHi
PharaohBender27: tqsStonks
RockPusher: tqsStonks tqsStonks_HF tqsStonks
TheMerricat: Kappa Kappa Maybe if you all didn't steal our currency sign you'd not have this problem :D Kappa Kappa
GlennSeto: Hi friends!
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Dancing_Swan: hello!
beowuuf: sergeHi
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neb_200: Friends*
sevenishmagpies: PrideWave
TheEuphoGuy: lrrFINE
Fruan: Hey, I'm awake for a chill point for a change! neat!
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boundwoodhome: Woo!
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beowuuf: sergeHi fraun
ButButTheJesus: STONKS
RockPusher: Ride dumb video game news to the moon!
Snowcookies: STONKS
RandomTrivia: S T O N K S
GapFiller: huh turns out that wasnt time enough for a break
beowuuf: stonk ponk!
r10pez10: more like STINKS. heh heh
TheMerricat: LRR IPO When?!?!
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RandomTrivia: Time to buy into Toyota Camrys
PixelArtDragon: googling "how to buy Checkpoint stonks"
CAKHost: But if you have turnips, you might want to sell them soon because Sunday is coming
pyronils80: Hello and good evening! :) :) :)
Alness49: Don't buy, don't sell, don't get involved
beowuuf: gapfiller: see, james should have just done another layer :p
TheWriterAleph: long day, eh
EightBitDreams: Come on, this is totally magical
RandomTrivia: A thing happened
GapFiller: whod have thought that after a 6hr Magic stream yrd need more than 10 mins to delouse
RockPusher: Good News! The Dacia Snadero is Not Magic™
ButButTheJesus: i have not, i just got here
NotCainNorAbel: still see magic, will only see magic, always will see magic
ritchards: watched for the channel points!
GapFiller: beowuuf missed opportunities
PixelArtDragon: Oh wait. Checkpoint is actually a real company that I have used the products of. You absolutely can own stocks of Checkpoint.
elah806: We had a great time in Kathleen's channel
BodaciousNia: More!!!!
RockPusher: … that typo works, let it stand
GhostValv: Fri day digi fight
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RandomTrivia: That was the Friday Morning Paper Fight, the FMPF
Jeezy56: friday morning digital warning
TheWriterAleph: The Frafternoon Fammer Jammer
oldtonnes: came here for the magic, was 5 hours late.
Fruan: Friday Morning Digital Fight?
GlennSeto: We got to have a "little" Magic, as a treat.
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Earthenone: time means nothing anymore anyways
beowuuf: saturday morning yugio warning
omdorastrix: Friday-Day-Online_Magic_Rumble
xSHDWDRFTx: Heyo Paul, Heather and Beej!! I hope today has been great for all of you!
TheOtherTrevor: Its night for somebody. Probably
Asoxa: Took a break to watch Denmark win in handball!
GapFiller: the best part is theres people who watched the whole Fam Jam and still want more
RealGamerCow: Friday Morning Paper Warning
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Drasvin: Another month till a meme number
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r10pez10: wow
GapFiller: note not everyone in the Fam Jam does Vods
PharaohBender27: Except lrrKATHLEEN is not going to have a VOD, because she played music
r10pez10: trying to clip things crashes my browser
GapFiller: Cam and Kathleen eg
CastleOtranto: Paul's haircut is so fresh.
GlennSeto: So Adam keeps telling us.
CanPlayGames: I Can't wait to find out how much Beej earned by Betting on the FamJam
RandomTrivia: Ssome of them probably won't have VoDs because of music
RockPusher: kathle3HEX No VoDs, No Masters!
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TemporallyAwry: Also a lot of copy-right-strikes if ya' upload all those vods XD
BodaciousNia: Awwww.. Paul got a haircut
Snowcookies: Spoilers Paul
LaskoReadsComics: Spoilers! I was at work!!!!
accountmadeforants: Love the hair, Paul!
BodaciousNia: I was totally loving the wildman look
GapFiller: yo Paul Sidecut Bros! High Five!
Kikazi: Nice haircut Paul!
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TemporallyAwry: foxmarICE Chill Times Indeed foxmarICE
TStodden is lightly regretting selling his stock, but still pleased making a profit from the chuckle-effs manipulating prices.
PharaohBender27: @RockPusher To be honest, I don't usually watch Magic stuff, but I figured supporting lrrKATHLEEN and her fellow les Mulinganables was worthwhile :D
GapFiller: gotta say calling it homework makes me wanna watch it less
GapFiller: just putting that out there
beowuuf: it's not checkpoint, so they're not cross, they're chill
The_Quiet_Alestain: We will be judged.
CrazymattCaptain: is Paul very quiet compared to Heather and Beej?
ButButTheJesus: katesSnug
GapFiller: CrazymattCaptain yeh thats normal
TheOtherTrevor: Can this be the one place that doesn't have yet another summary of the GSE stock craziness
Talin06: so when will the stinger be longer than the show
TheWriterAleph: the headphone have been s u b s u m e d
RandomTrivia: The headphones are one with the BEEJ
EightBitDreams: Hairphones
BodaciousNia: that's awesome imo
Karfsma778: He's more hair now, than man
Arclight_Dynamo: He's more hair than man.
ButButTheJesus: Hairpones
SuitablyEpic: starting to look a bit like goku
RandomTrivia: BEEJ NO
lemmel: One with the headphones
omdorastrix: Am Jealous!
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ButButTheJesus: BEEJ NO
AranMathai: Beej is going full Centauri.
Snowcookies: Omg
TemporallyAwry: #ContentWarning - Beej is talking unscripted.
SAJewers: !cli[
beowuuf: we go live to beej's hair, where we have an embedded pair of headphones
SoaringDragon42: I'm with heather.
The_Quiet_Alestain: maybe, beej... maybe
badpandabear: TMI
BodaciousNia: Paul.. you have to grow the beard to epic levels
PixelArtDragon: @AranMathai Perfect for the remaster!
GapFiller: starting w/ the obvs presumably
GlennSeto: And they transplanted the hair in a Ghost in the Shell style intro sequence.
RockPusher: I'm worried about Beej maintaining the centre of mass on the hair in the middle so that he doesn't accidentally capsize
GapFiller: its barely a video game story at this point
ButButTheJesus: Gamestonks
Gizmoloid: wearing headphones with big hair is fine, taking them off however can be perilous
GapFiller: its gotten so much bigger now
RockPusher: tqsStonks tqsStonks tqsStonks
Juliamon: It's basically not at all games-related
niccus: gamestop is the carrion on which news is happening
GlennSeto: Blockbuster is still being traded?
Arclight_Dynamo: Blackberry, too.
TheMerricat: @r10pez10 were you highlighting the book for us or asking about it? It's Heather's :) - https://unbound.com/books/things-i-learned-from-marios-butt/
The_Cakemeister: Isn't it partly happening with AMC?
TemporallyAwry: And Tesla - oh boy that reckoning will be wild.
accountmadeforants: Do you feel this is best summarized by the Stonks meme photo or the Stock Broker with Beej's hair stock photo?
EvilBadman: the only real "games-related" part of it was that the Hedge Funds dude were expecting Gamestop's stock to fall
Juliamon: (until someone seriously is trying to tie it to the Animal Crossing stalk market, which would be WILD)
Kikazi: Does Blockbuster still trade stock?
GapFiller: niccus that kinda implies GameStop is not unlike Desert Bus as the vehicle for the actual entertainment
Kikazi: I think there
Arclight_Dynamo: "We are the seven on the roulette wheel."
elah806: As far as I know we haven't heard anything from Gamestop PR about this
SniperPumpkin: Gamestop's twitter is amazing right now: It's just totally boring normal messages about things like third party cases and the like.
PixelArtDragon: @TemporallyAwry Tesla is like one of the only examples where shorting might actually be a good thing
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TStodden: I'm just going to leave the chucklefucks do their things (for the lolz) while I invest elsewhere...
Kikazi: I think there's still a single Blockbuster open in the world (Australia), but that's all I know of
EightBitDreams: $300/share is quite a lot
accountmadeforants: Juliamon As Gamestop has been going up, my Stalks prices have been going down, they're at 50-something now. Coincidence?! 🤔
RockPusher: 🚀🚀🚀
CaptainSpam: It sounds like it's saying that the company's just being used as a tool for someone's joke, which isn't really what I'd call confidence.
neacon: "really good" is not going from $4 to $300 plus
TheMerricat: Gamestop definitely does NOT want to open their mouths at this moment. PR getting involved would probably cause SEC to show up on their doorstep
GapFiller: its 325$ currently
GapFiller: according to a quick Google fu
RandomTrivia: @CaptainSpam Basically that, yes
ButButTheJesus: "here you go Reddit, you can HAVE it"
Alchemistmerlin: Imaginary Money, somehow even more imaginary than regular money
r10pez10: it's not real???
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TemporallyAwry: "It's imaginary money, that's why they don't pay income tax on it" Kappa
EightBitDreams: Watch "The Big Short" to get a good background on this; the movie is about a few groups who "shorted" the housing market before the housing crash of 2008, and how much stress and problems they ended up going through before it all went down
BrowneePoints: Yep. They have to liquidate their stock \
pyronils80: the main difference is: everyone is crying cause "amateurs" are doing the thing! If pro are doing this every agency etc. is blind! see the Wire Card scandal!
GapFiller: the getting the money out is the whole issue
Arclight_Dynamo: I do love that the wheels are coming off the financial system and everyone is realizing it's a casino for rich people with no basis in reality.
GapFiller: getting the money out is the bit that collapses the waveform
RandomTrivia: ^
GlennSeto: I hope the weirdos who actually mortaged houses over this are caching out before losing their shirt.
RandomTrivia: Oops, got my ^ sniped
neacon: The stock price does resemble the learning curve for Eve online
TStodden: I got caught up with Koss, as I was originally investing for the long-run... it what their manipulation that pushed me to cash out earlier than would have.
PixelArtDragon: @GapFiller That's a great analogy, I think I'll start using that
RockPusher: I'm all for bankrupting hedge funds - but then you get dessert of the mob eating each other to get out elfunkPopcorn
Drasvin: Stock Market: quantum gambling. If you try to cash out, you change the state
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GapFiller: yt commenters missing nuance!? never!
pyronils80: many people ARE making big money, the question is are any consequences???
Kikazi: @LoadingReadyRun would you mind increasing Paul's volume a little, or decreasing Heather's & Beej's volume a bit?
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RockPusher: gabyLul TheMerricat
ButButTheJesus: the stonks don't stop
Talin06: it is like Who's Line "the scorse are made up and the points don't matter"
TStodden: I was concerned about potential SEC investigation, so I'm noping out.
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GapFiller: and ofc theres giftsubs to be had here
GapFiller: TheMerricat nice
PixelArtDragon: This is absolutely going to be several people's PhD thesis topics.
ToastyLoaff: this will be talked about in econ classes
spurius: at least a half a dozen ph desertations
posty91: Maybe even a college course
Juliamon: The internet got used to being in permanent panic mode after 2020 and needed something to keep that adrenaline up. And it chose stonks.
EvilBadman: God I hope they pick juicy Reddit user names for that.
EightBitDreams: And it's not really videogame related aside from the company involved., so kinda out of the realms of Checkpoint to get into super detail
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RandomTrivia: I'm concerned that I'm already intrigued enough to want to read an indepth book about it
PharaohBender27: "Hot takes while things are still in development" is pretty much the ethos of 24-hour news networks :p
karpma: I can't wait to see the doctoral dissertation I won't read
sevenishmagpies: yay real video game stories
GapFiller: TheMerricat it feels at a certain lvl those giftsubs are part of the historical record
r10pez10: same for AUD
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BrowneePoints: Yep back in the 90s
GapFiller: theyre like markers that a meme existed here
cuttlefishman: I just exchanged like a few thousand... it hurt
F1SHOR: yer same for Aus and it was the best years ever!
PhillKaiba: hey guys what is the subject being discussed?
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Orgmastron: I remember those times Paul ;_;
neacon: yes change subject, how much GME can you buy with CAN$?
sevenishmagpies: i remember then it happened that was weird as an american
GapFiller: PhillKaiba not Gamstop
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GapFiller: we've moved on from that story
PixelArtDragon: For a long time, my only point of reference for the Canadian dollar was "books are one dollar more expensive in Canada"
Arclight_Dynamo: Beej's rant resonated not because of the dollar, but because of "Not everything is FOR YOU, Americans!" It felt so goooood...
ghyllnox: So now is the best time to send you money is what you're saying
TheOtherTrevor: Most recently was at par in 2011 and 2007
BrowneePoints: I remember a point in the late 90s/early 2000s and it was at 1.1-1 in favor of Canada when I was young
Kikazi: Thank you Paul, volume seems equalized to me now! lrrSLOTH lrrAWESOME
NotCainNorAbel: talking in canadian, eh
DaSunao: Wait, since when was LRR Canadian?
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GapFiller: hurr eurgh The Gold Standard
Blue_Anteater: @PixelArtDragon same PrideLaugh
Manae: I remember camping on the St. Lawrence back in like... '95. Going to buy bread at the camp store for $5, and coming back with $5 and change in Canadian
CaptainSpam: Canadians?!? In MY Canada?!?
r10pez10: 1 CAD = 0.78 USD
cuttlefishman: Breton Woods was a bit more complicated than that
GapFiller: theres a reason they call The Gold Standard the canary in the financial coal mine
SnackPak_: You're going to summon the gold bugs, Beej
PhillKaiba: @gapfiller thank you
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GapFiller: the HKD does that too
EvilBadman: Ah, that's why the currencies are getting pegged
NimrodXIV: uhhhh
cuttlefishman: "reliability"
xantos69: It is so nice of you to say that!
GlennSeto: *COUGH*
chaossonic127: Our government is reliable???
elmyra23: Lol
Teirs_RL: lol
PixelArtDragon: LOL Paul
Kikazi: PrideLaugh
red_shoes_jeff: Uhhhh...
EightBitDreams: When our dollar starts having problems, we just print more dollars
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RandomTrivia: Well
NotCainNorAbel: jlrrTenner
neacon: Ignore the last 4 years, we had a pest problem
RealGamerCow: yike
ButButTheJesus: *cough*
KinoGami: yea around 2011 sometime
Easilycrazyhat: *past performance does not guarantee future results
Manae: US Dollar pegging is a relic of post-WWII
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BrowneePoints: we HAVE been historically stable as far as financially solvency goes
F1SHOR: 2011 was the good years cause i had just left school my dad baught a mustang for 20k it was beautiful
RockPusher: 1 NZD = .92 CAD
cuttlefishman: That said, it is more expensive to import a car into Canada from states these days
GapFiller: this is way places like Point Roberts exist as well as they do
sevenishmagpies: does twitch pay you in usd?
PixelArtDragon: I have American money that I have to make serious considerations about whether to convert it now or wait a few months on the hopes that America will improve. It's wild.
PharaohBender27: !patreon
Arclight_Dynamo: Diefenbaker decided to devalue the dollar relative to the USD which pissed a lot of people off because it made them feel inferior. So much so, the satirical "Diefenbuck" was circulated: https://www.coincommunity.com/forum/uploaded/GaryN/20130602_Scan10019.jpg
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Wiscosota: I’m pretty sure Winnipeggers still road trip down to Fargo to buy clothes & things (pandemic not withstanding)
GapFiller: places like Point Roberts are exactly the kinda liminal spaces that thrive on that differecne
r10pez10: 1 NZD = 0.92 CAD
PhillKaiba: It werid pateron does it in usd but that translet in Pound starleing on the checkout.
RockPusher: Twitch is priced locally for me now - they took the opportunity to jack up the price of a sub while at it
accountmadeforants: To be fair, the US just has some freakishly cheap stuff in general (coming from Europe).
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Arclight_Dynamo: There was a big stink when the dollar was at par a few years ago when Canadian priced STAYED THE SAME.
GapFiller: phunny how that is
cuttlefishman: Our friends at XE have the current price at: 1 CAD = 0.782786 USD 1 USD = 1.27749 CAD for those curious
m_logan2000: its like gas prices
couldntpickausername: I remember when here in Canada games were actually 60 cad
omdorastrix: I understand it from a "volatility" standpoint, but it does sting
BrowneePoints: 64.32 after change I think
elmyra23: try being paid in USD and living in Britain in the lead-up to Brexit and then working out which government is going to tank its own currency first to determine when to cash your cheque
sevenishmagpies: oh wow they used to be 70cad
fubargames: Holy cow! GameStop closed at $419.53!? (Canadian)
couldntpickausername: at work with a 10% discount I bought Arkham City for 54
TheAwkes: Never adjust in a way that reduces profits. That would be bad for profits.
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PharaohBender27: @elmyra23 OOOOFF
TemporallyAwry: Globalization is kinda messed up SirSad
r10pez10: booray
SnowBuddy18: @LoadingReadyRun for the longest time Roots clothing cost, say, $60CAD in Canadian and $60USD in the US, because they knew they could get away with making the extra money from the Americans who would never notice
F1SHOR: welcome to the family
TheMerricat: NordVPN :-P
BrookJustBones: Why do all your different currencies use the same symbol? That is the confusing part to me
The_Quiet_Alestain: I stopped buying games for over 15€. Ever.
r10pez10: importing makes very little sense for digital items
ogundiety: Import fees for digital games are pretty amusing
TheOtherTrevor: Also, doing it instantly is silly with how supply chains work and the fact that the things they are selling were paid for prior to the rate change
lirazel64: That's called "sticky prices." It happens here as well, when, say, the price of oil falls. Gas prices *never* fall in tandem.
fubargames: Wait, are taxes not included in Canadian prices either when you go to a store?
cuttlefishman: I mean, how much was the Atari back in the day?
NotCainNorAbel: that doesn't help me now
PixelArtDragon: Steam never changed its location for me from when I lived in the US so I get American prices despite not having lived there for 7 years now
LurkerSpine: I find that comparison to be kinda BS
RvLeshrac: But also, corrected for inflation, we're making a *shitload less money*.
SnowBuddy18: @fubargames no
Defrost: fubargames, Nope
BrowneePoints: PREACH IT BEEJ
LurkerSpine: Games are a lot cheaper to distribute
RandomTrivia: Wages not being equated to inflation but yeah let's not open that barrel of worms
F1SHOR: todays a real finance point lol
Arclight_Dynamo: Burn down the economy, eat the rich, etc. etc.
couldntpickausername: if we want to compare to what games used to be then we can start talking about games used to come with shit that now is "special edition" only
PharaohBender27: Yep. Federal Minimum Wage has been $7.25 for a loooong time
fubargames: I thought that was just the US.
KinoGami: depending on where you live in canada buying digital games can be tax free
TheAwkes side eyes 7th Saga on SNES that was over $100 on release in 1993.
couldntpickausername: how they used to come with guides and maps
xantos69: Hang on now....are you saying the economy makes no empirical sense and isn't always fair?
RandomTrivia: Also prices SHOULD have come down because manufacturing techniques have become more efficient
accountmadeforants: Apparently console games are going for 75 EUR now (I just went to look what the latest Call of Duty costs). Which is 116 CAD.
shadowmaster132: I was disappointed that America didn't get called Canada's underpants
GapFiller: couldntpickausername eyyy someone else who remembers Working Designs
GlennSeto: @TheAwkes Big cartridge or limited run?
TheAwkes: @GlennSeto neither.
mystikblue35: Hello
RomanGoro: Fun fact, 25 or so years ago some local shops were importing US comics and selling them for "cover price times 1.7" (the peso was 1 to 1 to the US dollar at the time). While calculating that was annoying, it usually was close enough to the canadian price which was also printed on the cover
pyronils80: wow I just converted into Euro--- Canada is REALLY expensive!
adi_pie: This is further proof that Canada should stop calling their currency dollars, and use a different name. Like Cannolis.
GlennSeto: damn
Arclight_Dynamo: Consoles are loss leaders.
DeM0nFiRe: accountmadeforants does that include VAT though? Isn't VAT something like 25%?
TheMerricat: @adi_pie I don't think that'd be a Canadian currency. :P
EightBitDreams: People were just silly. If Nintendo wanted to raise the price of the console, they would just release a new device with a really cheap new feature to justify the price
SnowBuddy18: @adi_pie Canadias
F1SHOR: @adi_pie brilliant idea
GlennSeto: Nintendo usually does not sell hardware at a loss.
accountmadeforants: DeM0nFiRe That's including VAT. Why wouldn't you include VAT?
ButButTheJesus: oh boy
Snowcookies: oh my
PixelArtDragon: I'm really curious to hear some of this
drawnbinary: the switch here is $469 (nice)
iambatmeme: is this called chillpoint bc of the copious amount of marijuanas injected on stream?????????
RockPusher: Current price if I wanted to buy a switch right now - $533.60 NZD lrrAWW
Snowcookies: Wow
Gadora: You mean console prices aren't keyed to stock prices?
Fruan: Remember - If you're able to 'explain' anything right or wrong, then you can't actually explain anything.
cuttlefishman: Beej, if you could explain HST and how it differs province to province and how that impacts pricing also?
EightBitDreams: Wow
SnackPak_: lrrWOW
GlennSeto: Heather, would you like some red yarn to illustrate this logic?
RomanGoro: Sorry, What's the nintendo pro supposed to be?
DeM0nFiRe: accountmadeforants Well I just meant that US (and I assume CAD) price doesn't include taxes, so the EUR price might actually be pretty close to the USD price if you compared pre-tax to pre-tax
r10pez10: geez
Easilycrazyhat: Fwiw, I made a xbox comment just to say it's not *insane* to think Nintendo was going up. Just a matter of timing, really.
ToastyLoaff: But then they cant make conspiracy theories! Why would you deny them that?
BrowneePoints: That hurts my brain
ButButTheJesus: i dun get it...
TemporallyAwry: People want the kick of "insight discovery" that they're willing to believe some silly conspiracy theories.
GapFiller: it IS ludicrous BUT the sad part is its ludicrous inna way thats perfectly believable by conspiracy theory standards
Orgmastron: That's some real 4d chess nonsense
Arclight_Dynamo: What I'm getting is that the Switch Pro only exists in Canada. Kappa
GapFiller: THATS the worst part
Anubis169: adi_pie: My vote is for Canacash
F1SHOR: switch+
SpacePotato01: Huh, I tried whispering Juliamon but they vanished?
GlennSeto: Yeah, like the Wii came out of nowhere.
ButButTheJesus: @Anubis169 Canadolla
EightBitDreams: Just like Project Reality, the best console name that never was
GapFiller: Super Game 64
shea_wolfe: Super Breath of the Wild
accountmadeforants: DeM0nFiRe Oh I see, but they were talking about games costing 70(80?) CAD (or something sub-100 CAD with taxes).
PixelArtDragon: I just check the prices, and if I were to but a Switch it would cost equivalently $366, which on one hand, :( but on the other hand, better than the average for non-Americans?
BrowneePoints: You mean like Project Scorpio?
Snowcookies: Super Legend of Zelda
ToastyLoaff: Super Star Fox
ButButTheJesus: Super Super Mario Bros
SnowBuddy18: Super Super Mario Brothers Odyssey
GlennSeto: "Pro" is very un-Nintendo
couldntpickausername: it'll be the switch dom and we rename the old one the switch sub
ArcOfTheConclave: Super switch 64
r10pez10: Switch ON
DaSunao: I mean there's a pro controller
Teirs_RL: the Switch U
TheAwkes: SwitchU
Arclight_Dynamo: Switch Double-Double.
r10pez10: Switch Power+
NoxStryx: Special Switch!
cuttlefishman: Super^2 Mario
ToastyLoaff: Super salad?
fubargames: "Super Super Mario Bros+^pro"
TheMerricat: The Switch Wii U
EightBitDreams: Dimmer Switch
GapFiller: Super Mario Nation Switch 64U
TStodden: Super Ultra Switch 64 U
F1SHOR: the switch up(grade)
ranknullity: GigaSwitch
shea_wolfe: Switch SP
Drasvin: Switch Heavy
chesul: in a few decades, when they make a switch emulator console, they need to call it the "Switchback"
sarsum33: the new swich
sevenishmagpies: why did they call it switch lite and not lightswitch?
PharaohBender27: katesLol
Easilycrazyhat: We're a good target ;p
BrowneePoints: I mean, have you looked at us Beej?
GlennSeto: Switch Advance
CAKHost: lo
CAKHost: lol
TemporallyAwry: After or before Curling? Kappa
RockPusher: gabyLul
TheMerricat: LOL Peek Canadian :P
Lord_Hosk: You have national sports? do you qualify for that? You are barely a nation! HA HA HA burn
cuttlefishman: "Not in a mean way" - Peak Canada
SnowBuddy18: @TemporallyAwry Curling is on Tuesdays
couldntpickausername: America: Canada's rough draft
NathanLonghair: The “Switch Top”
ButButTheJesus: oh we deserve some shit
recursioning: We love you, Canada 😊
RandomTrivia: Affectionate dumpstering
td0516: it's ok, we make fun of Canadian's too lol
ArcOfTheConclave: @TemporallyAwry durring the intermision
Underachiever28: America! :)
sevenishmagpies: <-- american fan, and we deserve all the crap yall throw at us <3
TheMerricat: At least the LRR parts @recursioning :D
RockPusher: "Look, we love you, but you have quite the blind spot here…"
EightBitDreams: Those people who got outraged *should* get a ribbing :)
elmyra23: @nathanlonghair lol
F1SHOR: don't take it personally Americans the aussie's get it from beej aswell benginLol
PharaohBender27: I think those of us in the US who are fans of LRR can take it. Especially after *gestures at recent history*
Arclight_Dynamo: No.
r10pez10: that's how you read it out loud
Snowcookies: That's only if you're fancophone
Arclight_Dynamo: Quebec only.
ButButTheJesus: TIL
KinoGami: i write like that :x
keroan0: My husband is Canadian living in the US with me and he loves when you talk about Canada because he never gets to hear anything about it here XD
fubargames: So why do you wonder where they are from?
SnowBuddy18: it's the French way of doing it
RandomTrivia: Is that a holdover from French ?
coldhands0802: Monsters : p
r10pez10: the oxford decimal point
PixelArtDragon: That's a European thing, no?
PharaohBender27: Oh, like Europe!
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BrindleBoar: That's European, yeah.
BrowneePoints: Europe does that as well
cuttlefishman: They do do it in Franco parts of NB
The_Quiet_Alestain: Ah, like her in europe.
ToastyLoaff: eeeeeeewwwwww
TStodden: They use the european decimal standard.
The_Quiet_Alestain: here
cuttlefishman: Some of them
ArcOfTheConclave: 20.000,00$
RvLeshrac: Good-natured American ribbing involves a drone and a small incendiary package.
RockPusher: 69.420,69
Easilycrazyhat: That just feels so wrong XD
TemporallyAwry: Oh Quebec - even France would be confused :P
spurius: yeah in latin america is the same
NotCainNorAbel: Q just wants to watch the world burn
BrindleBoar: 20.000,50 instead of 20,000.50
PixelArtDragon: Just read it right-to-left, like Hebrew or Arabic
Akaiatana: I will say that it's common in Ottawa, but we are directly across the river from Quebec
TheMerricat: @LoadingReadyRun and now you know why programmers hate localization tasks. :D
coldhands0802: The $ thing kinda makes sense. You say, "This thing costs X dollars." Not, "This thing costs dollars X."
F1SHOR: that sounds horrifying as an outsider
pyronils80: that is continental european to differ from Britain
ToastyLoaff: i read it like an IP address
NoxStryx: number with the dollar sign on the end makes sense! you don't say "dollar 20" you say "20 dollars"
GapFiller: yo Canucks non Canadian w/ a question here: does Quebec use Civil Law like France instead of Common Law like everyone else too?
SnowBuddy18: @PixelArtDragon and suddenly it becomes 50 thousand dollars
TheHaCoFo: thousends seperator and comma almost screwed me on my first DB in the donation form
F1SHOR: ahh like metric :P
Snowcookies: Yeah, they do it in franco-ontario and in french school
sarahwatchin: Quebec provincially uses civil law
gibbousm: reasons I want to add the interobang and inverted ! and ? into English
RockPusher: Just give me ISO 8601 dates
The_FlyingDutchman: no
Arclight_Dynamo: Bloody American numerical dates mean I never know if things are expired in Canada.
NotCainNorAbel: yyyy/mm/dd is the only way
TemporallyAwry: Day / Month / Year !!!
Driosenth: YYY-MM-DD ISO 8601
RandomTrivia: Heather pls, day month year
xerjen: Day Month Year makes so much more sense
ArcOfTheConclave: YYYY/MM/DD hype!
BrindleBoar: Yeah, I don't care what the standard is, I just want them to be the same.
PixelArtDragon: Why year-month-day instead of day-month-year?
pyronils80: Day Month Year !!!
EvilBadman: $ is a modifier for the numbers
QuietJay: yyyy-mm-dd or death
Easilycrazyhat: Same
The_FlyingDutchman: Least confusing date is DD-MMM-YYYY
ButButTheJesus: yeah i name files with yyyymmdd
TheAwkes: YYYY/MM/DD HH:mm:ss
Foxmar320: Ive adjusted to year/month/day because of the LRR replay spreadsheet
LurkerSpine: @PixelArtDragon Sortability
SpacePotato01: (I'm really sorry, who was the other mod who responded? The old message isn't in my chat anymore.)
shadowmaster132: @pixelartdragon because america ruined it for everybody
BrindleBoar: Year Month Day is correct, deal with it.
r10pez10: 2020 $
Arclight_Dynamo: @PixelArtDragon ISO standard. Also, lack of ambiguity.
gonvillebromhead: YYYYMMDD is best for computers (filenames, etc), dd mmm yyyy fo other purposes
RandomTrivia: Context is important
dividesBy0: km1.3?
GapFiller: nothing irritates me more irrationally then the Month Day Year ting
TheWriterAleph: you're supposed to read Japanese backward Beej Kappa
GapFiller: like gdi America
Defrost: SpacePotato01, What's up?
octavia__scratch: I want more anarchy mm-yy-dd
beowuuf: YY-MM-DD lets you sort files, etc with those dates in date order
shea_wolfe: Year/Month/Day works really well for sorting too
The_FlyingDutchman: yyyymmdd is only for filing systems
BrowneePoints: Year Month Day makes less than zero sense from a grammatical sense
cuttlefishman: YYDDMMYY
PharaohBender27: I date my journal entries month day year because of cultural habit, but I'm getting better at organizing my photos by year-month-day, since that's actually the standard for dating in my profession (archives)
NoxStryx: that doesn't parse! it should be 75$ because you say 75 dollars
Invitare: yes
TheMerricat: @PixelArtDragon DD/MM/YYYY is to easy to mistake for MM/DD/YYYY if the MM and DD are the right values. YYYY/MM/DD is unambigouus
PixelArtDragon: @LurkerSpine If you want sortability, use epoch time, otherwise you still get timezone issues
fubargames: Sweden writes dates that way
EightBitDreams: I think it's common in Europe
SniperPumpkin: 29 Jan 2021 forever!
coldhands0802: Nobody says today is 2021, January the 29th.
SpacePotato01: @Defrost I will send a whisper.
Arclight_Dynamo: @TheMerricat 100% this.
RvLeshrac: The *ONLY CORRECT WAY TO WRITE A DATE IN OUR CALENDAR SYSTEM* is the ISO standard.
xerjen: Germany doesn't do it
NoxStryx: or we should change how we speak and say dollars 75
Snowcookies: I use month day year cos that's how it's used in francophonie
Foxmar320: SniperPumpkin bad!
LurkerSpine: @PixelArtDragon Eh, timezones aren't really a big thing for dates though.
gonvillebromhead: It's to do with how people say dates. UK will say "4th of July", not "July 4th". Hence the difference
xerjen: Germany is day month year
SnowBuddy18: @NoxStryx but numbers are meaningless until you have a qualifier, which means you have to reread the number once you know what it's for
TemporallyAwry: YYYYYMMDDHHmmss-LatLon :P
r10pez10: you mean you don't do <week of year> / <number of day of week>
coldhands0802: Too laaaaate
LordZarano: Japan does, but with dots instead of dashes
niccus: we're all weeds, baby
The_Quiet_Alestain: Germany does DD/MM/YYYY
Qvdv: Netherlands is also DDMMYYYY
BrowneePoints: @gonvillebromhead Americans also say 4th of july
KinoGami: NoxStryx it's a difference between looking at the $ as a prefix denoting the context of the number vs viewing $ as representing the world "dollar"
pyronils80: In Germany its Day Month Year
PharaohBender27: Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS), the standard for archival description in the US, asks that materials be dated year-month-day
ZioMatrixMars: europe does mostly DD.MM.YYYY
r10pez10: as long as people can understand you it's fine
PixelArtDragon: @LurkerSpine It is when you have times written both in local time AND UTC which is data I've had to work with recently
Stoffern: Norway also does DD.MM.YYYY
DeM0nFiRe: r10pez10 Ah so you're going for the Heroes of Might and Magic date format
NotCainNorAbel: DD/YYYY/MM just for the lols
Laserbeaks_Fury: AT least we use 4 digits for Year now
cuttlefishman: Problem with using Minutes / Seconds is you can easily confuse with geographical locations
beowuuf: funnily americans and UK will generally say day and month the opposite way around to how it is written
sarahwatchin: Just never schedule anything on ambiguous dates
Invitare: there's no argument in favour of mm/dd/yyy
GamesAndInk: DDYYYYMM fight me
shadowmaster132: Here we use dates d/m/y but because of the americans we tend to display it DD MMM YY so everyone knows the format
The_FlyingDutchman: NL does is 30-01-2021, I generally use 30-Jan-2021 as that is the intenational scientific way of writing
bytecaster: As a software developer I just want to not have to deal with all those headaches! Timezones are already bad enough.
EightBitDreams: The Switch costs ¥29,980, everybody rise up and protest, Nintendo is raising the price!
TemporallyAwry: Monday as the start of the week though, can we all agree on that?
Driosenth: Bee the monster YYYY/DD/MM
NathanLonghair: CODING WITH DATES IS ASS
xerjen: But don't listen to us Germans when talking about numerical things, we're weird with numbers :D
DoodlestheGreat: !uptime
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beowuuf: British would say July 4th, to americans it's 4th of July
DeM0nFiRe: LUL
NoxStryx: @snowbuddy18 so are words. like context clues matter. Lead < what does that word mean?
ButButTheJesus: LUL
r10pez10: is quebec not all of canada?
gibbousm: Quebec is weird
LurkerSpine: @PixelArtDragon Sure, but in a typical sense, like if someone is dating a check or something, you aren't worried about the hour. Everyone works differently. I still like Julian Day and year.
rainbowleotard: hey paul!
cuttlefishman: Quebec is like 30 frances
GapFiller: r10pez10 Quebec is totally all of Canada Kappa
BrowneePoints: Quebec is almost as self centered as America let's be honest
TheMerricat: @NotCainNorAbel No, interleaved dates, Y1Y2-D1M1D2M2-Y3Y4 :P
cuttlefishman: That's most of Canada
gonvillebromhead: @BrowneePoints There is some overlap, but MMMM DD is very a recent thing in the UK. I suspect DD MMM is more common in the US - I notice it when I lived there
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GapFiller: Le Boit Orange
Arclight_Dynamo: Truth. :D
Easilycrazyhat: XD
Qvdv: r10pez10 Quebec is barely Canada
RockPusher: PixelArtDragon I've had to deal with an application that stores dates without timestamps and then gets it all wrong in specific defiance of the DB docs saying to *never* do it
accountmadeforants: Someone legit has hit me with: "No, you might confuse 2021-02-01 with January 2nd!"
Snowcookies: It's also used in other French regions of Canada
TheWriterAleph: Loredas, 29th day of Morning Star 4E 121
SnowBuddy18: @NoxStryx context words matter, yes, but numbers get ignored until you have context
RandomTrivia: "Senpai noticed us?" LUL
sevenishmagpies: senpai noticed canada
BrowneePoints: @gonvillebromhead SPECIFICALLY for the 4th we call it "The Fourth of July" in a holiday sense.
cuttlefishman: Part of why Yuri on Ice was especially popular
cuttlefishman: Cause JJ
Arclight_Dynamo: I flipped my shit when TNG said Riker was Canadian, then was crestfallen when he was actually from Alaska. :D
shadowmaster132: date formats are not about how you say them. little/big endian is better than middle endian
PixelArtDragon: @TheWriterAleph Perfect
RockPusher: We are starved for attention down here :P
NathanLonghair: @thewriteraleph <3
MehallD: Scotland only comes up so often
rendelnep: hey you mentioned us :D
gibbousm: isn't Kathleen a Kiwi though?
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xerjen: Well, it is super confusing that you are all using dollars. Just use different currency names ;)
F1SHOR: its a wierd thing but it does feel good lol
NotCainNorAbel: @TheMerricat DD/YY/MM for rofl 12/21/01
Easilycrazyhat: I'm kinda the opposite - whenever I hear US mentioned, it's generally not good >.>
gonvillebromhead: @BrowneePoints Yes, probably a bad example from my part!
SniperPumpkin: the smaller individual US states do the same thing
Foxmar320: Thats how I get everytime Florida comes up. I think this might be my chance to escape
FinalShowFilms: It's interesting how that works. In the states we don't really care about the US being mentioned, but if you mention our specific state we pay attention.
GapFiller: MehallD dont worry independence will sort that out
Stoffern: Love it when Beej mentions norwegian money
TheMerricat: @NotCainNorAbel :D
radiowasabi2014: i remember when beej lost it when medicine hat, alberta was referenced in monty python.
PharaohBender27: @gibbousm By birth, but her family moved to British Columbia when she was still a kid, IIRC
RandomTrivia: benginHeart
TheMerricat: It's easy chat, use any standard you want but you have to annotate it with the ISO number of the format you are using :D
coldhands0802: I'm from Kentucky. Nobody mentions us, and when they do, we're lucky if they think we have paved roads. : p
xantos69: So....Am I understanding correct that Canada feels about Quebec kind of the same way that the US feels about Texas? We acknowledge that they are part of our country, but they have their own weird laws and ways of doing things to the point where we don't even really count them for normal conversation.
pyronils80: I have to correct the German date use: we have a law to use the ISO standart BUT NOBODY even government agencies are using it!!!
radiowasabi2014: also hi beej!
radiowasabi2014: long time no see haha
Arclight_Dynamo: BRITISH Columbia, I bet was the reason.
RockPusher: Are you telling me the log driver's waltz might not be a documentary‽ lrrBEEJ
GapFiller: xantos69 not thats the Prairies
sarahwatchin: Quebec feels about quebec how the US feels about Texas
fubargames: If Monty Python had started to air just a few months earlier, likely ALL of it would have been in black and white.
cuttlefishman: @xantos69 Canada feels about alberta like th states feel about Texas
cuttlefishman: Not Quebec
BrowneePoints: The Try Channel is great!
cuttlefishman: and/or Manitoba
The_Quiet_Alestain: @pyronils80 We do have a law for that?
Spluuga: I would like proper ketchup chips here =.=
LurkerSpine: @xantos69 tf are you talking about? TX is just like most of the country. You're thinking either Hawaii or Alaska
TheMerricat: @BrowneePoints agree 100%
keroan0: When I tried All Dressed chips for the first time, I had true galaxy brain
shadowmaster132: As an aussie, I have to say the accents are mostly what we focus on
RandomTrivia: Representation is important for everyone, after all
Loonatic93: I think, for the U.S., it's more for references to States.
LurkerSpine: Maybe Louisiana if you want to talk legal systems
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Arclight_Dynamo: I legit like seeing myself through the eyes of another culture.
ArchAnthius: As an Albertan I can confirm we are Canada's texas, in all the worst ways.
xerjen: Oh no, they mentioned Germany, I'm sure we are the bad guys...
pyronils80: @The_Quiet_Alestain Yes we have. Funny??
Foxmar320: Again thats how I feel when Florida is mentioned Kappa
Teirs_RL: Wolverine is from Canada
RockPusher: I'm happy with sheep and hobbits version over the billionaire apocalypse bunker
F1SHOR: Australia tends to only get mentioned for natural disasters and deserts
Invitare: so they visited then?
EightBitDreams: I mean, that's pretty accurate
Steelwolf171: Biggest name check for me was when Moncton, New Brunswick was mentioned in the Twilight Zone episode "The Odyssey of Flight 33" as an airport reference
BrowneePoints: I mean, isn't that just Alberta?
Camail: isnt canada just _gone_ in death stranding
r10pez10: lmao
Rathalok: I had this experience when I play Shin Megami Tensei 4 where they had a large number of Irish mythological beings in their bestiary!
PharaohBender27: katesPalm
Loonatic93: Because, I notice whenever you lot mention Minnesota. Which seems to be surprisingly often!
r10pez10: yeah just double down
Kikazi: PrideLaugh
TheMerricat: Heather's House of Lies
PixelArtDragon: It's like how every ME country is just vast stretches of desert, which is definitely the parts where millions of people live
lirazel64: I kept waiting for RQ to stop at that bar...
LurkerSpine: Texas gets a lot of shit, but the cities are more liberal than conservative
cuttlefishman: I love the $3 coin
F1SHOR: "dropbears"
ButButTheJesus: LUL
red_shoes_jeff: @Teirs_RL Despite Marvel's and Fox's best efforts.
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Arclight_Dynamo: I legit have a three cent Canadian coin.
Mysticman89: the truney, named after trudeau
fubargames: Well, Wolverine IS the typical Canadian, right?
GapFiller: well if yr havta why not lean in eh
Lord_Hosk: Listen, I've been to Canada Paul and it is a frozen wasteland where there is a just truckstop cagefighting
adi_pie: America's Party Hat
ButButTheJesus: bears!
GapFiller: speaking of the eh thats not a Canada wide ting either
KinoGami: "Canada, a country you think so little about. That's it"
gibbousm: America's Fancy Hat
shadowmaster132: Heather has the same troll instinct of an Australian when asked a silly question
Phailhammer: Arclight_Dynamo Isn't minting your own money illegal? lrrBEEJ
gonvillebromhead: When I lived the US (as a Brit), people always asked if I lived in a castle...
RockPusher: New Zealand. Australia's Canada
Arclight_Dynamo: @Phailhammer :D
RandomTrivia: @shadowmaster132 It's an improv instinct - the "Yes, and-"
fubargames: "Why do you still make people..."?
bytecaster: That was a great line, btw.
F1SHOR: @RockPusher we respect you alot more
NathanLonghair: At least you’re not from Denmark. I’ve gotten hit by “isn’t that the capital of Sweden?” more than once by Americans back in the day
Defrost: @SpacePotato01 something up with your whisers both me and Juliamon responded to you...
GapFiller: it is amazing just how ignorant some people can be
TemporallyAwry: Propaganda is pretty scary stuff.
AranMathai: US education is kind of touch and go -_- Mostly so, actually.
lirazel64: I'd move to Toronto any time. Also Vancouver or Victoria, or York.
Phailhammer: I know who the Australian Deputy PM is...and I kinda wish I didn't.
sarahwatchin: Siblings <3
SpacePotato01: @Defrost I'm not getting anything. Hang on. Maybe a setting is messed up.
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gibbousm: I am happy to replace Home Alone star Trump with Parks and Rec star Biden
NotCainNorAbel: tinyurl.com/xj9mb478 no idea why the US thinks the world is nothing more
Fruan: You should visit both countries!
coldhands0802: Don't worry ,everybody down here knows who their VP is now!
GapFiller: Australia: "Think! Why did great grandad leave? He was consigned to a boat after using a huge great cleaver!"
RandomTrivia: Rolls right off the tongue!
shadowmaster132: @Gap
RandomTrivia: It's another Boaty McBoatface
ButButTheJesus: oh my GOD I thought it was only a joke too
shadowmaster132: @gapfiller Excuse you, my great grandad was only *asked to leave* not kicked out
RockPusher: Pengwings!
RandomTrivia: When you let the internet name things, this shit happens
cuttlefishman: pinginwg
Phailhammer: "Fall Guys Beta" lrrBEEJ
Arclight_Dynamo: Surely the new joke is "The Bonk Market" update. Kappa
ButButTheJesus: PANGWANGS
RockPusher: Bendywick Crumblematch!
MortifiedPenguins: pegwin brethren
TehAmelie: Pingu-ins are clay penguins
RandomTrivia: Oh they're only robotic? Ok cool, we can throw them off the side with no guilt after all!
Earthenone: !sir
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startledlemur: As an americain living in canada having moved here from NZ, can confirm NZ is Australia's Canada
PixelArtDragon: @Arclight_Dynamo A Bionicle toe-in?
PixelArtDragon: *tie
Juliamon: Listen, that little penguin was ANNOYING.
ButButTheJesus: @Juliamon ikr
F1SHOR: mario is just a cold blooded murderer - poor penguin and poor yoshi's
LurkerSpine: It's weird that NZ is Australia's Canada. They're so far away from each other
r10pez10: pwaaah
GapFiller: sure yr didnt Paul
r10pez10: paul you're among friends you can just admit you did
DeM0nFiRe: You throw the penguin that is the wrong penguin off the level. There's 2 baby penguins and one is the wrong one and the mother penguin yells at you when you bring the wrong one, so you throw the wrong penguin off
Snowcookies: Paul, the only good person
GapFiller: anyone here willing to own up to having done it?
RockPusher: Breaking News: Paul Saunders NOT a monster!
r10pez10: i did it. yeet
Ignatiuspants: Paul is more pure of heart than I ever was
SpacePotato01: @Defrost It appears to be a common problem. Haven't found any solutions yet. I will try to log in to the discord server if I still have all that info.
F1SHOR: its been many years but im sure i did it
shadowmaster132: Question for UK/ROI people is Canada America's Ireland?
ArchAnthius: I don't remember doing it. But i'm sure I probably did
couldntpickausername: I never played mario 64 so didn't have the chance but I did shoot epona in the back of the head repeatedly in Ocarina
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F1SHOR: @couldntpickausername Pure evil :O
GapFiller: couldntpickausername tbf Epona was just asking for it
r10pez10: cold blood in a snow level
GapFiller: like the chickens
Ignatiuspants: There's a baby penguin near the mama penguin, but if you bring the false baby penguin, the mother is like, "No, that's not my baby!" ...and THEN what are you supposed to do with it?
r10pez10: the ouya
RandomTrivia: Wait that was also a real thing?!
Snowcookies: THE DEVICE
Juliamon: The babies are there no matter which star you're going for, so if you don't need the penguin star you don't need the penguin. Remove unnecessary obstacles.
warboss5: @Snowcookies Oooooo, OMINOUS!
DoodlestheGreat: Say, did they talk about the ooops Twitch made last weekend? Giving an award for "Most Raids" to an account that turned out to be a bot?
PharaohBender27: @DoodlestheGreat lrrWOW
Arclight_Dynamo: "What, you're gonna sue Walmart for breach of contract? We'll drag this out for a decade and bankrupt you. We're keeping your money."
DeM0nFiRe: Ignatiuspants Also the game puts the wrong penguin closer to the parent penguin, so it dares you to bring the wrong one lol
PMAvers: Cheer2500 Sorry about the duty thing, hopefully this helps cover it.
RockPusher: We threatened legal action by calling our lawyer who then laughed at us…
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accountmadeforants: That's how I feel whenever documentation comes as a PDF
r10pez10: and twitch chats
RandomTrivia: ^
RandomTrivia: And GOOD KERNING
r10pez10: MAXIMUMIMPACKT
SoaringDragon42: Only novel I'll accept all caps in is Discworld.
Juliamon: Well... we DO have yellow with dark grey text, that's almost black
niccus: can we change the bar to lowercase? just to see?
GapFiller: WHY ARE WE ALL SUDDENLY SHOUTING!?
gibbousm: why is Paul banned from the Gram?
RandomTrivia: We aren't...
Snowcookies: gibbousm: he just doesn't have social media accounts
Arclight_Dynamo: I can fuck up a semicolon. I don't.
RockPusher: Years of giving users tech info has honed my style of comms
NapalmSideburns: minimalist writing is also very important for technical manuals, it's just a great skill in a lot of stuff
RandomTrivia: There's a difference though between expounding on one point and waffling to hide the stupids
r10pez10: pintrest is awful for it
Snowcookies: You could use the LRR insta
gibbousm: is there no LRR Insta?
accountmadeforants: Instagram and Pinterest, god such trash
spurius: like twitter, I had to create an account just to follow people
Foxmar320: I have instagram. Might post a cat pic once a year.
GapFiller: concise statements are only for PR departments that actually wanna tell people important info
LurkerSpine: I really don't understand why Pinterest even has logins
Skeletonman1100: oh god PIntrest.
RockPusher: Bullet points of "I need you to do this" immediately up front, then background info below for the couple who might care
Arclight_Dynamo: The most important thing I learned in law school was "say what you mean, as simply as possible."
LurkerSpine: They're just stealing content from everyone aren't they?
NonUniqueGuy: Yeah, I have that extension
Molladia: @Juliamon Dm'd you a question
TwitchTVsFrank: pintrest has ruined image search on google
DoodlestheGreat: It's there for Firefox, too. I use it.
Arclight_Dynamo: Yes! :D
GamesAndInk: I was taught that with my English degree. I wonder if it's just... good advice?
GapFiller: preach
gibbousm: Its what I was taught as an Occupational Health person
accountmadeforants: Programmers are taught KISS: Keep It Simple, Stupid
Juliamon: Molladia Got it, getting an answer for you
r10pez10: hey fix our game! no not like that
RandomTrivia: The worst offenders are sites that take your search term and effectively construct the "exact match" which is just their own internal search page with your search terms in the box
gonvillebromhead: Civil Servants the same
fubargames: So, has "Penis 3" been modded in yet?
DeM0nFiRe: That is one reason why Bethesda traditionally has got a pass on their buggy games, they make modding easy so people just fix the bugs on their own
LurkerSpine: Sounds super Bethesda like
PharaohBender27: @Arclight_Dynamo Last year I audit-edited an oral history of a judge who had a similar philosophy, and he had a story about a law school professor who asked his students to write plainly and concisely, and he got pushback from students because the big successful firms weren't doing things that way, so why should they? :\
Arclight_Dynamo: @fubargames "Penis 3" sounds like the sequel to "Song 2" by Blur.
gibbousm: Pretty sure there's a law from Crispin Glover and Back to the Future II
Arclight_Dynamo: @Phailhammer Aaaaaaagh!
gibbousm: Personal Likeness ownership and such
Arclight_Dynamo: @PharaohBender27 Er, that scream is for you, not Phailhammer.
F1SHOR: a blessing and a curse
BibitteNoire: Elliot page
The_Quiet_Alestain: Paige?
Snowcookies: Elliot Page's likeness
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matthaus_c: @arclight_dynamo but is Penis 3 also blurred
FinalShowFilms: Yes, Beyond Two Souls
spurius: futurama was ahead of its time they did this in their first season
Easilycrazyhat: Yeah, Elliot. Couldn't remember their name change
gibbousm: yeah, the camera unlock let you see the nude model which was otherwise obscurred
Arclight_Dynamo: @matthaus_c sergeJustRight
Juliamon: Molladia Let me know if you got my message, there seems to be something fucky with Twitch whispers
GapFiller: awkward
RandomTrivia: Which begs the question: WHY DID THEY BOTHER ADDING THAT?!
Arclight_Dynamo: @PharaohBender27 Like "I'm the judge who decides if you win the case or not" seems like a good argument to do what he says, huh?
BrowneePoints: That is very gross
red_shoes_jeff: Um... WHY?
r10pez10: "deepfake kinda horseshit"
PharaohBender27: @Arclight_Dynamo Well, in this case it was a story about a professor who had once clerked for the judge in question
GapFiller: yeh theres a whole ting abt Angelina Jolie there
toenolla: "We put some nipples on it and some hair and whatnot." needs to be added to quotes lol
Arclight_Dynamo: @PharaohBender27 Ah, right. Still, though. Geez.
r10pez10: it's actually a clone database
fubargames: I liked the point/joke that this body usage rights-thingy was more dystopian than the story in the game.
LurkerSpine: Or even prop makers - they do full body scans now too
r10pez10: you wouldn't download an A-list actor
red_shoes_jeff: @Arclight_Dynamo Yeah, I remember that one.
RandomTrivia: It's approaching the "Kidnappster" episode of Futurama
ArdCollider: the NDA and legal penalties for body scanning technicians seem fairly impressive, based on old officemate stories.
RockPusher: There are many things tech has enabled now where we haven't established social norms for dealing with… there are going to be issues for many many years to come
shea_wolfe: What if they put your Con likeness in a game
accountmadeforants: Put me in, but at NES fidelity
NoxStryx: at what point will there be no actors, and all actors are just CG versions of previous actors. and when do we get copyrights our our likenesses
ArdCollider: (there's also a lot of likeness stuff around Bruce Lee, involving films where they wanted to digitally duplicate him, that you can look up if you're bored.)
fubargames: Graham's closing remark on Johnny Mnemonic Keanu was on point though.
r10pez10: scan me into minecraft
PixelArtDragon: Could the EULA of a game theoretically restrict use of game assets for things like in-game pornography?
RockPusher: See, what to do about dead peoples' social media. Families wanting virtual avatars of passed relatives… all sorts of Black Mirror stuff
Mysticman89: as tech goes forward, it's going to be even easier too, so people could get photorealistic videos of any of you as people on the internet, even without any scans
Arclight_Dynamo: This is going to happen more and more, and there will need to be laws.
xantos69: I totally understand why people would care about that. It does strike me as an important issue, but if it were me and my likeness I wouldn't care.
warboss5: I swear to the gods, if I ever become famous, I'm just going to do a Playgirl spread and remove ALL the mystery, lol
Arclight_Dynamo: "I want the guy who they scanned for Dr. Manhattan."
GapFiller: Arclight_Dynamo the problem ofc being the laws will only come in AFTER somebody does something
Pteraspidomorphi: Love, death and tombs?
warboss5: Speaking of digitizing actors, who here has seen the movie "The Congress" with the Princess Bride herself Robin Wright?
Arclight_Dynamo: @GapFiller That's kinda how it always goes, unfortunately.
r10pez10: wait netflix made carmen sandiago??
Foxmar320: The first reboot was like 101 Ways to kill Lara Croft
r10pez10: awesome
Easilycrazyhat: I always remember Conan's horrified reactions to the kill screens in the first game
TheMerricat: As someone mentioned in the YT comments, they could still do the "Kill Laura horribly" fetish via the Dragon's Lair cartoon option (showing the options before a commercial break then the 'real' choice after)
LurkerSpine: that was the exact reason I stopped playing, was basically torture porn
GapFiller: Arclight_Dynamo indeed tho itd be nice to live inna world were people have the presence to bring in laws premptively rather than just waiting for the wrong person to say 'aint now law' eh
BrowneePoints: I mean, she also Mercs people super brutally
r10pez10: ah yes, ESSO GOO
sevenishmagpies: beej no
warboss5: So you're saying ESSO is going to get their GOO all over their players in the near future?
F1SHOR: I just want my new single player Elder Scrolls already haha
Species5618Beta: Good evening everyone
Arclight_Dynamo: @GapFiller Perils of the legal system being full of, uh, people who may not have their finger on the pulse of modern culture.
The_Quiet_Alestain: Hello @Species5618Beta. Welcome.
warboss5: So ESO GoO will contain no actual goo?
TheMerricat: What is the extra SS in ESSO standing for?
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warboss5: @TheMerricat The Aldmeri Dominion
spurius: swtor is like that
Arclight_Dynamo: "There are 500,000 of this character, and everyone is in a relationship with one of the clones."
RandomTrivia: How long before Elder Scrolls Otome Online? lrrBEEJ
MrPhlip: Massively Polyamorous Online Role-playing Game
BrowneePoints: Just one massive polycule
TheMerricat: There's a mod for that in Skyrim SE @LoadingReadyRun :D
PharaohBender27: Also, imagine having to remember everyone's names and whatnot!
Snowcookies: lol Merricat
RandomTrivia: @TheMerricat Pfffft, of course there is :D
r10pez10: the greatest crossover event in history
F1SHOR: that's cool
Jean_Jacques_EB: yeah the amulet pf mara
Arclight_Dynamo: They retail at $1000 USD, apparently.
warboss5: Daedra be praised: corporate synergy!
r10pez10: i bet it unlocks DLC
lirazel64: It's... ok?
RandomTrivia: It's a BMW. Most of what you're buying is the branding
DeM0nFiRe: In the game it's a necklace isn't it? Why did they make it a ring IRL?
PixelArtDragon: Gold rings aren't actually that expensive, as I found out when buying mine and my wife's
FinalShowFilms: There needs to be more polyamory in video games in general really.
Orgmastron: ^
Arclight_Dynamo: Oh, there's also a sterling silver version for $85 USD, which is very reasonable.
r10pez10: i love wagon wheels
RandomTrivia: That's a harem anime
Skeletonman1100: My wife and mine's first wedding rings were dirt cheap. For our 5th anniversary we bought slightly more expensive rings.
Juliamon: It basically feels like when the LotR movies were hot and everyone wanted the One Ring
BrowneePoints: Massive Tertiary Polycule
TheMerricat: The Seven Degrees of LunarJade :P
Butternades: Mmm wagon wheels
RockPusher: The Derys may not be made of money - but they are solid gold in our hearts lunarj1Heart lrrBEEEJ lrrHEATHER lunarj1Heart
GapFiller: mmm Wagon Wheels
kalira77: there was a crapshot about this...
warboss5: It occurs to me that some of the different sentient forms for the Khajiit race would make for... interesting romantic relationships O.o
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RandomTrivia: Heather asking the real questions here
FatherOfEntropy: Sooooo Skyrim - Dating Sim?
Mysticman89: it's a draogn, not a bad dragon
ArcOfTheConclave: can you romance your guild mates?
GapFiller: this sounds suspiciously like Sakura Wars
TemporallyAwry: Funny how genres shift if you view a different character as the protagonist :P
PixelArtDragon: Dating Sim: The Battle Royale
Arclight_Dynamo: @PixelArtDragon WOW
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RandomTrivia: @TemporallyAwry Those are the best kind of recontextualization
r10pez10: smooth paul
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warboss5: Let me know when they have the courage to add the Lusty Argonian Maid to the game!
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ButButTheJesus: UM
RockPusher: gabyLewd sergeMoly
GapFiller: nice one Paul
Juliamon: Careful...
Plasterboard: The concept of force feeding romance options into a game feels strange/icky
GapFiller: keyword there being unofficial
Juliamon: Oh this thing!
KinoGami: is it gutsman butt?
The_Quiet_Alestain: oh, nice!
Raiz0k: Imagine giving a sarcastic "no, I don't know what's going on" snicker on Egyptian mummies ;).
Arclight_Dynamo: Megamanime
Juliamon: He shared some of it and the original artist was like "oh yeah I did those when I was working there"
DeM0nFiRe: It is nice when occasionally someone asks for a lot of trust, gets the trust, and then doesnt break the trust
RockPusher: gabyScam
red_shoes_jeff: Mega-HI!
Juliamon: It felt like they were handed a polaroid of the game sprites
Arclight_Dynamo: The shovelware of the animation world.
r10pez10: with us always, whether we like it or not
GapFiller: Alex played those games on W+P once
accountmadeforants: Nobody, at any stage, gave a shit
GapFiller: thanks for that Ben
ButButTheJesus: well excuuuuuuuuse me, paul!
sevenishmagpies: celeste!!!
CastleOtranto: Can't we just let CDI Zelda exist in the past?
LurkerSpine: I love that part of the game
PharaohBender27: @GapFiller And then they did a Crossing the Streams that day that included the *other* Zelda CDI game
MrPhlip: the pico-8 Celeste was for a game jam, iirc
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Wicker_Guide: Be the CDI Zelda that the kids in the Good Universe played, rather than ours
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GapFiller: PharaohBender27 indeed that was a fun stream
accountmadeforants: 3rd anniversary?! D:
GapFiller: well it was entertaining at least
Wicker_Guide: climber dude
niccus: it's pretty darn difficult
PharaohBender27: @GapFiller It did, as said on that stream, prove that lrrBEN could work as a pinch-hitter in lrrALEX 's place, which arguably translated to him still being entertaining even when the current game on Let's Nope is bad
r10pez10: nothing wrong with junimo cart
TheMerricat: the pico-8 is a cool concept on its own
MrPhlip: do you get anything from playing any games? don't be so rewards-oriented.
accountmadeforants: Don't tell that to Adam. He spent hours beating Junimo Kart
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Mysticman89: give me an achievement at least
PixelArtDragon: Your reward for playing the game is playing more of the game
RandomTrivia: It's like a game that only rewards you with the broken overpowered item after you beat the game on the hardest difficulty. You clearly demonstrate that you don't need it
GapFiller: if the Gamestop ting can be said to have had one +ve its at least given CP+ some decent news for the month
PharaohBender27: Corgo360
SohNata: Fanbyte can good for more quirky news pieces at time
Snowcookies: I wish I had money
TheMerricat: chat one last parting stocks 'joke' - why you can't trade in onion futures in the US - TIL that it is illegal to trade onion futures in the United States due to the 1958 Onion Futures Act, after two traders in 1955 purchased 98% of the onions in Chicago and subsequently crashed onion prices while holding short positions on onion futures. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onion_Futures_Act
GapFiller: presumably theres a video gaming specific version of the whole January lookin at yr waistline ruefully in the mirror feeling
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RandomTrivia: CARS
BrowneePoints: Werewolf the Apocalypse comes out Feb 4!
RandomTrivia: Well, a circle with extra steps
RockPusher: [Cake Intensifies]
LordZarano: A very squiggly circle
PharaohBender27: @TheMerricat I actually watched a whole video about that a few months back - that whole thing was bonkers
GapFiller: LRL HYPE
CaptainSpam: Liiiiiiiive!
Orgmastron: LRL!
RandomTrivia: lrrHORN LRL hype! lrrHORN
DeM0nFiRe: \o/
Snowcookies: woot!
gibbousm: hype
beowuuf: yay
Dog_of_Myth: WOOOOO
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ButButTheJesus: woot
Dog_of_Myth: Stonks?
CAKHost: Please no cat-butt
RockPusher: Something is gonna happen
RandomTrivia: Beej pls
ButButTheJesus: some THING
TwitchTVsFrank: spoilers!
RandomTrivia: Things will happen (TM)
Max_Mckayful: It will likely be live in parts?
CaptainSpam: A stream shall occur.
TemporallyAwry: Technical Difficulties with a 20% chance.
Pteraspidomorphi: Stream highlights might even be aired, live!
Territan: Formulaic AF.
GapFiller: Spoilers Heather
RandomTrivia: LRLDQ
Juliamon: 66% chance of deep painful laughing
PixelArtDragon: The phrase "it's live, so something's going to happen" may or may not be uttered
Molladia: Thanks Heather, I don't need to watch now.
Dog_of_Myth: All Ian, All Weekend
MrPhlip: will this be the episode where Ian finally gets the Cars?
RandomTrivia: Well said Paul LUL
RandomTrivia: The adventures in time of Nobunaga and Marie Antoinette!
BrowneePoints: You mean the Monster Hunter Dinosaur Past?
RockPusher: Taiko's Excellent Adventure
PharaohBender27: But - but that will screw up the timeline!
Snowcookies: The land of Dinos, a safe place from death
RandomTrivia: We'll put her back afterwards
PharaohBender27: Think of the knock-off effects!
Juliamon: We met some fake Digimon and real MonHun felynes
Laserbeaks_Fury: Secretly Chrono-Trigger?
Molladia: Sounds like a Panalysts prompt
Snowcookies: Marie did nothing for France tbh
Max_Mckayful: To be fair, it makes as much sense as radioactive turtles stuck in time
LurkerSpine: Paul, you need to listen to the You're Wrong About about Marie Antoinette
BrowneePoints: Nobunaga united the country....through a sea of blood....
TemporallyAwry: "Great Person History" is a little creepy, but almost understandable PrideShrug
Blade_Tiger: Nobunaga is the Dio of Japanese historical fiction
Dog_of_Myth: Who killed the dinosaurs? Nobunaga did....
shadowmaster132: marie was not the problem in france
Zappeljakob: They literally are called Mon and Hun
BrowneePoints: They're Called Scalies
cuttlefishman: I mean, it's prob all to do with Rose of Versailles
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Dog_of_Myth: Mon and Hun
RandomTrivia: Yep, there are Palicos
RandomTrivia: Something completely different!
Juliamon: I realized after the stream that the dino friend looked like Flamedramon without armor
The_Cakemeister: "mon" and "hun," but definitely not MonHun
RockPusher: lrrDOTS elfunkHeart lrrARROW
PharaohBender27: @shadowmaster132 Marie Antoinette was more a symptom of the problems in France/a very convenient target
Snowcookies: El Funko
RockPusher: elfunkPopcorn elfunkPopcorn elfunkPopcorn
niccus: starting very late, ending very later
Max_Mckayful: With help? Practically required for that game
DoodlestheGreat: FRESH MEAT
Molladia: Get that good Aussie accent
ununmik: hi
beowuuf: buuuuuut cam is the week after :)
beowuuf: sounds like, anyway
DoodlestheGreat: Until he gets sick and tired of getting one-tapped in the head,eyes area by heavily-equipped chuds.
Orgmastron: Ooooohhhh
shadowmaster132: @pharaohbender27 yeah that's what I meant. You could swap her out for any random queen and France probably still goes the way it does
RandomTrivia: Ooh, Superliminal on TS is gonna be great
Easilycrazyhat: Superliminal looks neat. Played the demo and was impressed.
Pteraspidomorphi: Misery Mansion is over
AranMathai: Didn't they finish that?
ritchards: they finished that
TheMerricat: They already beat Misery Mansion
PharaohBender27: @shadowmaster132 IIRC, there was also an element of xenophobia as well, as she was Austrian by birth
KevinTheShark: Yeah, they beat Misery Mansion. They're selecting another game
RandomTrivia: Please tell me it's "co-operative" jigsaw puzzles
Snowcookies: oh my
ypsilonkappa: hi guys. have a great day! socially distant hugs from Italy
RockPusher: Speedrunning a Jigsaw?
ununmik: oof
RandomTrivia: Where there will likely be one person trying to complete it and everyone else griefs
TheMerricat: Ben and Adam were tossing around the idea of a marathon run of RE games starting with 4 till the new one is released
NimrodXIV: go left
Arclight_Dynamo: "Turn it leftwise."
NonUniqueGuy: I mean, you are going to do it
red_shoes_jeff: I have bad news...
warboss5: Never underestimate Twitch chat
DeM0nFiRe: That piece goes over there!@
Snowcookies: Chat, you wouldn't dare
ununmik: How many pieces? @LoadingReadyRun
ButButTheJesus: "no the OTHER piece!"
Pteraspidomorphi: It was only steam refund sized
RandomTrivia: !listen
LRRbot: Seriously, just never listen to chat.
DeM0nFiRe: Also yeah Misery Mansion was 2 hours lol
Easilycrazyhat: They were talking about Resident Evil co-op games
kalira77: oh I've 100% seen a chat backseat a jigsaw puzzle game
BrowneePoints: They're playing the Resident Evil franchise and talked about DBD
niccus: technically Bloober Team just released another game, but it's nooooot looking good
shadowmaster132: @pharaohbender27 I have faith in 18th century misogyny to overcome a hometown queen although the xenophobia does help
LordZarano: Ignore the edges, find edges inside the picture itself!
Nickiatori subscribed at Tier 1. They've subscribed for 4 months!
Nickiatori: woo2 4 months
LRRbot: lrrSPOT Thanks for subscribing, Nickiatori! (Today's storm count: 160)
sevenishmagpies: finally seven months and the joke can be made
lirazel64: Thank you for streaming!
RandomTrivia: sergeJustRight sevenishmagpies
TheMerricat gifted a Tier 1 sub to oda_nobunaga! They have given 2903 Gift Subs in the channel!
LRRbot: lrrSPOT Thanks for subscribing, oda_nobunaga! (Today's storm count: 161)
red_shoes_jeff: G'night y'all
RandomTrivia: Here come the Goof-t subs :D
TheMerricat gifted a Tier 1 sub to marie_antoinette! They have given 2904 Gift Subs in the channel!
LRRbot: lrrSPOT Thanks for subscribing, marie_antoinette! (Today's storm count: 162)
GapFiller: cheer100 for no reason at all heres some bits!
RockPusher: tqsStonks tqsStonks_HF tqsStonks
ButButTheJesus: @TheMerricat :D
Dog_of_Myth gifted a Tier 1 sub to stonks! They have given 703 Gift Subs in the channel!
LRRbot: lrrSPOT Thanks for subscribing, stonks! (Today's storm count: 163)
CranstonSnord: LUL
orthiar: Quick! Time to change my Twitch name to something relevant LUL
TheMerricat gifted a Tier 1 sub to Tuxbeej! They have given 2905 Gift Subs in the channel!
LRRbot: lrrSPOT Thanks for subscribing, Tuxbeej! (Today's storm count: 164)
UnboundLacomiciosity: Sure. I get bored easily
RockPusher: wheelerMuldcb
RandomTrivia: SingsNote It's the MostExcellentHat of the year SingsNote
TheMerricat gifted a Tier 1 sub to camelCaseGaming! They have given 2906 Gift Subs in the channel!
LRRbot: lrrSPOT Thanks for subscribing, camelCaseGaming! (Today's storm count: 165)
RandomTrivia: TheMerricat Ok that one is real good
warboss5: It IS a 5 :D
LordZarano: All numbers are root numbers of their square
VmKid: TheMerricat has officially spent over 14 and a half thousand dollars on subs.
xantos69: cheer50 Bits for you!
TheAinMAP: tqsStonks
RockPusher: tqsStonks tqsStonks_HF tqsStonks
Mysticman89: its gonna work out
RandomTrivia: Perfect timing!
RandomTrivia: Well placed, Merricat
warboss5: So does TheMerricat just make new accounts for verbal puns?
RandomTrivia: @warboss5 They make a point of NOT doing that
TheMerricat: My rule is to only use found usernames @warboss5
Juliamon: warboss5 You'd be amazed at the existing username database
DeM0nFiRe: o/ lrrHEART
warboss5: @TheMerricat Okay, that's rather awesome
shadowmaster132: That makes the subs more impressive tbh
Snowcookies: Thanks for the stream
TheAinMAP: Thank you for streaming.
RandomTrivia: It's very impressive
GapFiller: thanks for streaming lrrPAUL lrrBEEEJ lrrHEATHER lrrHEART
RandomTrivia: lrrBEEEJ lrrHEART lrrPAUL lrrHEART lrrHEATHER lrrHEART
Ivalenz_: !yt
sevenishmagpies: PrideHeartL PrideHeartR
Ivalenz_: !patreon
LRRbot: 2477 patrons for a total of $19,328.38 per month. https://www.patreon.com/loadingreadyrun
Ivalenz_: !store
LRRbot: LoadingReadyRun has a store! You can buy T-shirts, MTG playmats and sleeves, Qwerpline and Road Quest official merch, and much more! Check out https://store.loadingreadyrun.com/ for the full catalog. (Please be aware that Wyrmwood products purchased from THIS store do not benefit from the Wyrmwood shipping promo, but they are worth it!)
atlr: hugs
Juliamon: !merch
LRRbot: LoadingReadyRun has a store! You can buy T-shirts, MTG playmats and sleeves, Qwerpline and Road Quest official merch, and much more! Check out https://store.loadingreadyrun.com/ for the full catalog. (Please be aware that Wyrmwood products purchased from THIS store do not benefit from the Wyrmwood shipping promo, but they are worth it!)
Ivalenz_: !youtube
LRRbot: You can find LRR's non-MtG vods at http://www.youtube.com/loadingreadylive , and all MtG vods and other MtG content at https://www.youtube.com/LRRMtG . For non-stream videos, the main channel is http://www.youtube.com/loadingreadyrun
PipeSmokingOwl: hell yea....stuff
RandomTrivia cries in both unemployed and UK
Juliamon: !ytmember
LRRbot: LRR now has Youtube memberships. Don't know what that is? Well, as the video explains, it's another way to support LRR: https://youtu.be/bmdI0W2l9Zg
Territan is continuing the Gift Sub they got from Bobtheninjagoldfish!
shadowmaster132: Feeling extremely productive to have caught this live
shadowmaster132: Now to do nothing all day
RockPusher: lrrHEART PMC lrrHEART
KevinTheShark: I was very upset nyself
RandomTrivia: Let's see if I get a job before you fix that
sevenishmagpies: *sobs in shipping to uk*
RandomTrivia: I'll race you
SuddenlyARabbit: If you could fix brexit too that'd be excellent
DeM0nFiRe: smh I can't believe LRR won't give a job to anyone who shows up to chat
orthiar: Yeah if you could fix brexit that'd be great :)
SuddenlyARabbit: please
GapFiller: lrrHEART thanks we knw its not yr fault
RandomTrivia: Me too friend
RandomTrivia: lrrHEART
RockPusher: lrrHEART lrrHEART lrrHEART
sevenishmagpies: and it'll happen to all of eu in june :3
DeM0nFiRe: o/ lrrHEART
blue_lotus_designs: lrrHEART lrrHEART
PharaohBender27: @RandomTrivia lrrHEART Hope you win that race
pyronils80: Bye
Snowcookies: Bye
ritchards: and now we wait...
orthiar: lrrHEART bye everyone!
Raiz0k: lrrHEART
TheMerricat: Chat, remember you all are awesome individuals. Be safe, be well, and be happy!
LunarJade: Thanks for watching and hanging out everyone! lunarj1Heart
warboss5: Later all! lrrHEART
PharaohBender27: @ritchards Wait, lrrPAUL does secret messages for Chillpoint too!?
Juliamon: Sometimes!
PharaohBender27: No problem, @LunarJade ! lunarj1Heart
Juliamon: Sometimes it's Beej or Heather
PharaohBender27: Dang I
PharaohBender27: *I've been missing out
TehAmelie: good night friends
RandomTrivia: Graham stole the bit earlier, so it's anyone's game at this point
ritchards: Basically, if Paul is in charge of the streaming...
DeM0nFiRe: This is actually the first time in kind of a while that there's no LRR stream at this time, since saturday is usually the day with no evening stream and last saturday was pokemon TCG
Juliamon: A nice quiet evening to catch up on some of the other 8 Famjammers
PharaohBender27: @Juliamon If you weren't watching lrrKATHLEEN 's stream live, might be hard to do all 8 - she was playing music during it, so no VODs
Juliamon: That's why I said some
PharaohBender27: Ah! I misunderstood :D
Juliamon: I know not all were being VOD'd
cbtbftf: they are going offline?
DeM0nFiRe: I had meetings all afternoon so I couldn't watch most of the famjam :'(
Juliamon: yes
cbtbftf: ;-;
cbtbftf: i just joined xD
Juliamon: Mostly I want to see both Bens' 7-x runs
Juliamon: !schedule
LRRbot: Want to know what's coming up? Check out https://loadingreadyrun.com/live for an interactive schedule, or http://lrr.cc/schedule for a Google Calendar version.
cbtbftf: ty
RandomTrivia: I think Cameron might also have music issues with his VoD
beowuuf: good news, there's about 7 x 5 hours of mtg on the various twitch channels from earlier to catch up on :)
blightedowl: did I miss the stream?
DeM0nFiRe: Sadly yes
Juliamon: You did, sorry
beowuuf: justr finished
DeM0nFiRe: Stream just ended
PharaohBender27: katesLol
RockPusher: tqsStonks_BW
ritchards: lrrHEART lrrPAUL
beowuuf: LMAO
DeM0nFiRe: o/ lrrPAUL
GapFiller: Winnings! o&
beowuuf: lrrHEART lrrPAUL
RandomTrivia: LUL
cbtbftf: o/
beowuuf: right, off to bed, night chat!
DeM0nFiRe: o/
ihlendrax: !next
LRRbot: Next scheduled stream: Play it Forward (Ian’s going to broaden his racing experience by taking on a two-season challenge in Project Cars 2. Game: Project Cars 2) at Sat 01:00 PM PST (20:22 from now).
DeM0nFiRe: !advice
LRRbot: 'Confidential' and 'children' both start with C.
DeM0nFiRe: !findquote start
LRRbot: Quote #6418: "I've never been a participator, and I won't start now." —Kathleen [2019-09-23]