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What execution would you prefer?

Labor camp
- 4 (20%)
List of choices (would you like to be killed by woodchipper, firing squad, gascambers...)
- 8 (40%)
Choose how to die (with restrictions, or course, no "I want to be nuked in the dining hall")
- 6 (30%)
Generic Lethal injection
- 1 (5%)
Electroshock
- 0 (0%)
Life in prison
- 0 (0%)
Other (Specify)
- 1 (5%)
No opinion
- 0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 20


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Lich180

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Re: How many people play DF?
« Reply #30 on: July 18, 2012, 05:59:35 pm »

Going by how my college statistics class went, our instructor made up 98% of the class as she went.
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Re: How many people play DF?
« Reply #31 on: July 18, 2012, 06:31:49 pm »

The Caveman option is somewhat more palatable then test-tube children.
That's not much of a completely liberal attitude.
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misko27

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Re: How many people play DF?
« Reply #32 on: July 18, 2012, 06:52:49 pm »

YES! dERAILMEN!

A Massive computer complex is just what we need.The Caveman option is somewhat more palatable then test-tube children.

Come on now, test tube babies aren't all that bad. Just think about it, we could watch 'em grow, floating around in their little vats of nutrient-filled fluid. It'll be just like having a goldfish.
My Goldfish died easy...
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The Caveman option is somewhat more palatable then test-tube children.
That's not much of a completely liberal attitude.
No, no it isn't. I blame DF for underming my sense of morality.
A section of your consience has collapsed!
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King DZA

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Re: How many people play DF?
« Reply #33 on: July 18, 2012, 07:28:06 pm »

YES! dERAILMEN!

A Massive computer complex is just what we need.The Caveman option is somewhat more palatable then test-tube children.

Come on now, test tube babies aren't all that bad. Just think about it, we could watch 'em grow, floating around in their little vats of nutrient-filled fluid. It'll be just like having a goldfish.
My Goldfish died easy...

I'm sure they may be a bit fragile at first, but that's nothing a little dabbling in eugenics can't cure. After a few generations, our test tube spawned descendants will be tough as nails. Mass produced, genetically perfect nails.

misko27

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Re: How many people play DF?
« Reply #34 on: July 18, 2012, 08:19:44 pm »

YES! dERAILMEN!

A Massive computer complex is just what we need.The Caveman option is somewhat more palatable then test-tube children.

Come on now, test tube babies aren't all that bad. Just think about it, we could watch 'em grow, floating around in their little vats of nutrient-filled fluid. It'll be just like having a goldfish.
My Goldfish died easy...

I'm sure they may be a bit fragile at first, but that's nothing a little dabbling in eugenics can't cure. After a few generations, our test tube spawned descendants will be tough as nails. Mass produced, genetically perfect nails.
Dwarven Childcare, Chapter 2: Goldfish fortress.
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Mageziya

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Re: How many people play DF?
« Reply #35 on: July 18, 2012, 08:37:17 pm »

Derailment logic and attempted weaponization of anything the exists.

Common side effects of playing dwarf fortress.
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misko27

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Re: How many people play DF?
« Reply #36 on: July 18, 2012, 08:53:20 pm »

Derailment logic and attempted weaponization of anything the exists.

Common side effects of playing dwarf fortress.
Side effects? "Side" effects? you appear to be confused.
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Hanslanda

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Re: How many people play DF?
« Reply #37 on: July 18, 2012, 09:13:25 pm »

Side effects of life include a lessened desire to weaponize everything and an increase in standard logic. Both are treatable with heavy doses of Dwarf Fortress and LSD used concurrently.
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hermes

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Re: How many people play DF?
« Reply #38 on: July 18, 2012, 11:46:13 pm »

We need to create Replicants to populate this offworld DF colony.

I recall this came up in DF talk one time and Toady said about  200 people practically live on the forum and the downloads of new releases are a few thousand.  Maybe he sad that, or maybe he didn't and maybe my memory is horrible.  I'd check the transcripts.
CHECK THEM QUICKLY!

Roger roger.

Here is the relevant quote from the DF Talk Transcript (wow, DF Talk 1!):

Quote from: Capntastic
From Aqizzar; 'How large do you think the community is; what kind of feedback tells you about how widespread your work is and where do you think you're getting the most press these days?'
Quote from: Toady
Hmm, it's hard to tell how many people are out there. I mean you can tell from initial downloads, there are some thousands of those; the forum usually has a couple hundred people on it at any given time; press-wise it seems like we get a lot of press in Australia and a lot of donations have been coming from there recently so things seem to be going well there. Of course we're doing well in Finland, but it's not just there, pretty much every European country has representation. But I don't have any hard numbers, I just have to kind of go by what the breakdown is of donations and people sending me emails and things that I've seen.
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Re: How many people play DF?
« Reply #39 on: July 19, 2012, 08:20:11 pm »

What the hell are you people on and were can I get some
That's Dwarf fortress my man. Right on the front page of the site, you can't miss it.

You know, sometimes I think the best ways to introduce people to DF is send them a thread. Seriously, any Thread, Pick one.

What would we as criminals smuggle? Shrooms of course.

When the Colonization begins, I call dibs on Misko's test tube babies.


This thread is gold, pure gold.

Corai

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Re: How many people play DF?
« Reply #40 on: July 19, 2012, 08:24:05 pm »

Is it wrong that I kept a straight face, then started laughing when I saw the pipe or whatever that is?
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King DZA

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Re: How many people play DF?
« Reply #41 on: July 19, 2012, 08:28:56 pm »

What the hell are you people on and were can I get some
That's Dwarf fortress my man. Right on the front page of the site, you can't miss it.

You know, sometimes I think the best ways to introduce people to DF is send them a thread. Seriously, any Thread, Pick one.

What would we as criminals smuggle? Shrooms of course.

When the Colonization begins, I call dibs on Misko's test tube babies.

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This thread is gold, pure gold.

And that picture is the big, shining diamond embedded within it.

Hanslanda

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Re: How many people play DF?
« Reply #42 on: July 19, 2012, 08:43:58 pm »

I... I have a new profile pic.
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misko27

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Re: How many people play DF?
« Reply #43 on: July 19, 2012, 09:04:36 pm »

My hair is black. hmph. Paint me as a slavic fellow, not as goku!

And I'm, not against the idea of cloning, Just not test-tube babies. How about jar children?

I seriously need a profile pic.

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Hanslanda

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Re: How many people play DF?
« Reply #44 on: July 19, 2012, 09:05:25 pm »

Mason jar babies, Dwarf Fortress's answer to test tube babies.
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