The most fascinating and perplexing accusation ever leveled against YHN on the Internet

September 17, 2015

13 Responses to “The most fascinating and perplexing accusation ever leveled against YHN on the Internet”

  1. Namesaste_Ish Says:

    Never tell Ted the vibes you have about him, newb. FFS.


  2. becca Says:

    Anyone who messes up nerd v. geek this way should be required to walk around in a giant chicken costume.


  3. Philapodia Says:

    DM: Your party comes upon a band of blog trolls. Upon seeing your valiant party, they start throwing taunts at you that cause 1d4 psychological damage.

    CPP: My 15th level wizard casts the spell “StockCritique®” at those fukken riffraff.

    DM: That’s a powerful spell for those poor bastards. 2d20 plus a +10 BSD modifier is a bit of an overkill for something with so little HP.

    CPP: My choice, dickeweed. They’ve conflated separate and easily understandable issues for the last time!

    DM: As you wish. Go ahead and roll.

    CPP: [rolls] 34! Plus my +10 modifier that makes 44 damage, bitches!

    DM: Well, no. According to the SF424 manual, section 3.2.1 subsection 4A, the blog troll is immune to any form of critique or criticism. In fact, these attacks just make them stronger.

    CPP: Well, shitte…


  4. potnia theron Says:

    What’s with the “H” of YHN???


  5. PaleoGould Says:

    Glad to be a source of merriment. Carry on.


  6. Grumble Says:

    You can enjoy Tolkien immensely without being part of or in any way enjoying “nerd culture.”

    Who was reading Tolkien back in the 60s and 70s? Nerds? Like, for instance, Led Zeppelin?


  7. Noncoding Arenay Says:

    @potnia – Ideally DM would like ‘H’ to stand for Hedonic…


  8. drugmonkey Says:

    It’s a cultural reference, Potnia.


  9. potnia theron Says:

    Cultural, right.


  10. Jonathan Badger Says:

    Led Zepplin rates up there with Rush as the nerdiest of rock bands (not that is a bad thing). “Cool” bands deal with grown-up issues like lovers leaving you, not fantasy and SF tropes.


  11. drugmonkey Says:

    Actually it is as much a Boomer reference as a GenX one, Potnia.


  12. k elliott Says:

    Just ignore it DM. That’s sheer jealousy.


  13. drugmonkey Says:

    I am curious what my alleged “avowed distaste for nerd culture” entails.


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