The Problem (Mech themed)

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The Problem (Mech themed)

Post by Mikes » Fri Apr 27, 2012 1:32 am

“The Problem, Mister President, is one of drive.”

The President leant back. His first days had been a steep learning curve, but this shocked him to his core.

“And by ‘drive’...?”

“The will to continue,” said the Cybernautics Division head. “Before we place the, um, brain into the new chassis, we must be sure the man he once was is still driven enough to want to carry on fighting after death.”

“And where do you get these… brains?”

“Wars, sir.”

“Are you telling me my predecessors waged wars to harvest the brains of our soldiers?”

“Oh no. Not our soldiers.”
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Re: The Problem (Mech themed)

Post by ROU Killing Time » Sun Apr 29, 2012 4:13 am

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Re: The Problem (Mech themed)

Post by LizPennies » Sun Apr 29, 2012 5:33 am

Mmmm... tall, dark, and morbid. Right up my bookshelf. :)
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Re: The Problem (Mech themed)

Post by strawman » Sun Apr 29, 2012 11:58 am

O nose! It always starts this way.
First it's the charming accent, and the enormous knife.
It won't be long, though, before he's dropping hints about how all the prettiest girls hate Snaketopus, and the amazing tricks Cricket Bat can do with his legs.
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Re: The Problem (Mech themed)

Post by ROU Killing Time » Sun Apr 29, 2012 4:01 pm

strawman wrote:O nose! It always starts this way.
First it's the charming accent, and the enormous knife.
It won't be long, though, before he's dropping hints about how all the prettiest girls hate Snaketopus, and the amazing tricks Cricket Bat can do with his legs.
That bastard!
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Re: The Problem (Mech themed)

Post by Mikes » Sun Apr 29, 2012 11:50 pm

Well this conversation hasn't gone the way I thought it would.
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Re: The Problem (Mech themed)

Post by ROU Killing Time » Mon Apr 30, 2012 12:35 am

Mikes wrote:Well this conversation hasn't gone the way I thought it would.
Tangental topic drift is one of the most charming things about the DC forum. Its like free association without the 175/hr.
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Re: The Problem (Mech themed)

Post by Mikes » Tue May 01, 2012 12:28 am

Fair enough, but going from brain-harvesting mech soldiers to Cricketbat and his musical legs within three posts is surely more a skid then a drift.
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Re: The Problem (Mech themed)

Post by ROU Killing Time » Tue May 01, 2012 1:51 am

Mikes wrote:Fair enough, but going from brain-harvesting mech soldiers to Cricketbat and his musical legs within three posts is surely more a skid then a drift.
Just add awesome screeching sound FX.
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Re: The Problem (Mech themed)

Post by Mikes » Tue May 01, 2012 2:05 am

Adding sound effects to the forums is a fine idea. We should also have boos and cheers on the MBDM forum, as well as beast sounds, obviously.
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Re: The Problem (Mech themed)

Post by strawman » Tue May 01, 2012 2:14 am

Agree. Emoticons should emote.
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Re: The Problem (Mech themed)

Post by ROU Killing Time » Tue May 01, 2012 3:12 am

See how easy it was to enlist you in derailing your own thread?
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Re: The Problem (Mech themed)

Post by Mikes » Tue May 01, 2012 5:17 am

....well I've been played. Too focused on MBDM, that's my problem.
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Re: The Problem (Mech themed)

Post by LizPennies » Tue May 01, 2012 5:23 am

strawman wrote:O nose! It always starts this way.
First it's the charming accent, and the enormous knife.
It won't be long, though, before he's dropping hints about how all the prettiest girls hate Snaketopus, and the amazing tricks Cricket Bat can do with his legs.
lol. I was talking about the STORY of course! :P But I'm liking the tangent this went off to.
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Re: The Problem (Mech themed)

Post by ROU Killing Time » Tue May 01, 2012 6:25 am

LizPennies wrote:
strawman wrote:O nose! It always starts this way.
First it's the charming accent, and the enormous knife.
It won't be long, though, before he's dropping hints about how all the prettiest girls hate Snaketopus, and the amazing tricks Cricket Bat can do with his legs.
lol. I was talking about the STORY of course! :P But I'm liking the tangent this went off to.
Well then perhaps you can dispel the viscious rumor about pretty girls hating Snaketopus.
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