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Author Topic: I killed a bronze colossus, and you'll never guess how  (Read 286197 times)

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Re: I killed a bronze colossus, and you'll never guess how
« Reply #150 on: April 14, 2012, 01:43:34 pm »

Is posting in this topic considered being a thread-necromancer?  :-\

Well, Theshinesprites is the necromancer.  Once it's already necroed, if you still want to talk about it, why not keep it going?

I mean, we can keep going back to Cacame and Tholtig Cryptbrain just to keep the classics alive if we want, right?  No reason a good story has to die just because it's from a couple versions ago.
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Re: I killed a bronze colossus, and you'll never guess how
« Reply #151 on: April 14, 2012, 01:46:29 pm »

On this topic, I got the best vision from this. It requires explanation, though.
I'm aware that Bronze Colossi are animate statues, but I've always thought of them more like giant robots from a lost civilization.
So the image of a dwarf blowing through a giant robots neck with a fuff ball is hilarious to me.
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Re: I killed a bronze colossus, and you'll never guess how
« Reply #152 on: April 14, 2012, 01:53:22 pm »

Negatory, posting here is called awesome-mancer.

It's sort of like going to a national monument. You've got to come back once in a while to look back at the awesome history.
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Re: I killed a bronze colossus, and you'll never guess how
« Reply #153 on: April 14, 2012, 03:15:07 pm »

On this topic, I got the best vision from this. It requires explanation, though.
I'm aware that Bronze Colossi are animate statues, but I've always thought of them more like giant robots from a lost civilization.
So the image of a dwarf blowing through a giant robots neck with a fuff ball is hilarious to me.

This is, actually, exactly as Talos was originally meant to be seen, and Talos is the almost-certain inspiration for the bronze colossus. 

A bronze colossus is basically supposed to be a giant robot with no clear power source that is composed of weights and gears and chains on the inside, and basically runs on clockwork mechanisms.
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Re: I killed a bronze colossus, and you'll never guess how
« Reply #154 on: April 14, 2012, 03:35:35 pm »

Well, thank you for Canon-izing my thoughts.
Giant Robots for the *!!win!!*
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Re: I killed a bronze colossus, and you'll never guess how
« Reply #155 on: April 17, 2012, 06:01:49 pm »

welp, since this thread has been necro'd i thought id post here just for the awesomeness, i remember this thread from the wiki years ago
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Re: I killed a bronze colossus, and you'll never guess how
« Reply #156 on: February 22, 2013, 08:16:47 pm »

Does it work the other way around? Testingg....

Edit- The bronze colossus head broke
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Re: I killed a bronze colossus, and you'll never guess how
« Reply #157 on: February 22, 2013, 09:17:57 pm »

Please don't necro threads without good reason. *Prim & proper, as befitting a wizened veteran of the forums*
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Re: I killed a bronze colossus, and you'll never guess how
« Reply #158 on: February 24, 2013, 08:13:26 am »

Make a post here? Why not?
I did something very similar to this; I threw a pair of trousers at a dwarf child and pierced its chest, puncturing a lung. The child then suffocated. The awesome thing is it was the first thing I threw at a lynch mob, with absolutely no skill in Throwing. Not as impressive as the OP, but just as entertaining.
My friends and I refer to the trousers - and the event - as the "Trousers of Slaying (+5)".
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Re: I killed a bronze colossus, and you'll never guess how
« Reply #159 on: February 24, 2013, 04:55:10 pm »

Something tells me this game was modded...
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Re: I killed a bronze colossus, and you'll never guess how
« Reply #160 on: February 24, 2013, 09:10:52 pm »

Something tells me this game was modded...
Fluffy Wambles used to have max edge... and throwing OP AS FUCK
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Re: I killed a bronze colossus, and you'll never guess how
« Reply #161 on: February 24, 2013, 09:22:50 pm »

Throwing isn't still OP?

So, has anyone tried throwing a bronze colossus at a wambler?
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Re: I killed a bronze colossus, and you'll never guess how
« Reply #162 on: February 24, 2013, 09:50:27 pm »

I don't think you can hit vermin with anything...
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Re: I killed a bronze colossus, and you'll never guess how
« Reply #163 on: April 07, 2013, 12:56:08 pm »

Well, since someone else took the trouble to necro this, I might as well play my part in keeping the old legends alive.

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Re: I killed a bronze colossus, and you'll never guess how
« Reply #164 on: July 23, 2013, 01:12:59 pm »

Two things. One, Bronze Colossi are powered by Zero Point energy, which Syndrome used in the Incredibles and powers the Toy Story toys in a theory connecting every Pixar movie. Two, you drop the Colossi onto the Fluffy Wamblers and they don't panic, but if you throw one little Wambler at them, then every one loses their mind!

I now cut off the fourth finger, left hand, allowing this thread to continue in undeath.
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