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@  xcrash1998 : (30 November 2019 - 11:07 PM) New fictional holiday "Index Day"
@  Fire Blazer : (28 November 2019 - 08:52 PM) yeah just guest bots and stuff I think :( we really were active once upon a time though...
@  kirant : (26 November 2019 - 03:48 PM) No invasion. I imagine a lot of guest bots visiting for indexing purposes.
@  xcrash1998 : (26 November 2019 - 02:15 PM) How is most people online at 959 for the 8th of October of this year? Is that right? Did I miss something or was there somekind of spambot invasion?
@  xcrash1998 : (26 November 2019 - 02:06 PM) I know what you mean, it gets awkard to post something unrelated to the current conversation, and even if somebody picks up on it, it would just become a huge mess in the c hatbox if a multitude of groups talk about different topics.
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:45 PM) especially better imo if you want to update on a topic but like only occasionally (e.g. a project you're working on or a let's play of a game)
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:44 PM) it's hard for me to explain precisely why but forums just like work better for meaningful discussion over a longer period of time ig
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:44 PM) but that's def just not hte same ig, idk
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:44 PM) yeah, you can also kind of respond at your own pace on forums. Discord conversations are often like... it's awkward to respond to something that happened a while ago, especially if the server is active, but even just in general. since you sort of need to keep track of multiple conversations at once at times, and it's not like it has a good reply/quote system ala forums, closest thing really is to copy/paste or screenshot the text you're responding to and then type a response below
@  Elwood : (09 November 2019 - 11:29 AM) Adding on to what's been said, I just enjoy the order and structure of the forums. You can look through the threads and know exactly what people are talking about. Conversation get lost and buried on discord which is why I'm not a big fan of it.
@  kirant : (06 November 2019 - 05:31 AM) I enjoy that part of forums too. They become niche communities where you can have very specialized conversations as opposed to the cluttered mess in Discord.
@  Ezra : (31 October 2019 - 01:17 AM) Yeah, part of me wishes I could go back to the times forums were more prevalent. I really enjoyed how even several different forums based off the same franchise could feel so different. It's not like what we now is bad though, I just feel nostalgic for old times.
@  Fire Blazer : (30 October 2019 - 06:39 AM) also forums in general are just not as prevalent, there are so many other ways to interact these days, like Twitter, FB, Tumblr, etc., where you can just throw your thoughts into the void. I think that's the real issue and that the only people rly interested in forums these days are either super dedicated to whatever they're about, have a specific reason/need to (e.g. support forums), or grew up with them and are thus attached to the idea enough to continue to try and use them (this was kinda me for a while lol but things happen, I couldn't keep it up forever)
@  Fire Blazer : (30 October 2019 - 06:36 AM) I've posted on SF for various reasons ofc but in terms of like making friends and stuff it's p. much just been smaller groups/forums, yeah. mainly FES
@  Elwood : (27 October 2019 - 10:08 PM) Only reason I'm even on Serenes was because I had hacking questions. @Ezra yeah I figured it must be an age thing. I've been called an old man by many a child because I use Facebook.
@  kirant : (26 October 2019 - 09:39 PM) It's strange. I don't think I've ever posted on Serenes...period. I've always been a fan of smaller forums.
@  Ezra : (26 October 2019 - 05:49 AM) I think it's because a lot of newer FE players didn't frequent forums growing up. And those that do probably end up on Serenes.
@  Elwood : (25 October 2019 - 07:30 AM) I would love to revitalize this place I'm just not sure how that would be done. I mean with how main stream FE seems to have become I'm honestly surprised we don't have more members.
@  Fire Blazer : (21 October 2019 - 08:04 PM) tfw u not coming here results in not seeing a PM from last month T_T ok gonna try and check at least every couple weeks now even if there's nothing here, lol...
@  Fire Blazer : (21 October 2019 - 07:54 PM) I come here almost never because I've fallen out of habit and basically just accepted the forums are dead :( it's neat you come here every day tho

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#21 Mercurius

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 05:53 PM

Considering that scores are based on a total rather than an average, would it ever be beneficial for the contestants to vote on other's mugs?

 

Also I'm assuming that we can't vote on our own mugs, since even if I could score mine sincerely I never would when there are tangible prizes to be considered.


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Posted 22 May 2015 - 06:40 PM

Im just happy to be included.

I hope Elwood wins. Im at least half chub right now thanks to his.
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#23 Mercurius

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 09:48 PM

What the hell Arim, this isn't what was agreed upon. It's not fair to allow Randy Savage to have his entry go as far as being scored, it should have been rejected at entry.

 

I mean, dude.

 

It doesn't fit the hackbox.


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Posted 22 May 2015 - 10:20 PM

It doesn't fit the hackbox.

Yes.

It's outside the box.


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#25 Mercurius

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 10:21 PM

that doesn't deserve to be as funny as it was


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Posted 22 May 2015 - 10:28 PM

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 11:50 PM

Yes.

It's outside the box.

 

Thread's over, Wolfy won. Holy crap, I did not expect to be laughing nearly as hard as I am.


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Posted 23 May 2015 - 01:22 AM

Made me chuckle too. Lol.

Well played, Wolfie.
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Posted 23 May 2015 - 10:05 PM

I don't feel  like following the system so this is just me giving my opinion

 

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Posted 24 May 2015 - 05:31 PM

Dangit Blazer. It took me like five whole minutes to figure out how to convert your vote. XD So far Mercurius is in first place. Lol Edited First Post to show rankings so far. Waiting on last judge to send scores.


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Posted 24 May 2015 - 06:05 PM

I'm 9.5 points behind Randy Savage's, though.


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Posted 24 May 2015 - 07:04 PM

Just so you know, Randy isn't actually in the rankings. 

 

It's gonna be a clincher, it's all down to the last judge! ...Who I hope will get back to me, soon. Lol


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Posted 25 May 2015 - 03:08 AM

on that note, if Blazer didn't vote anything for him, and 4 judges have given their scores so far, and the maximum amount of points is 5 x 4 per each judge, wouldn't the maximum score possible at this point be 80?

CLEARLY THERE WAS SOME RIGGING INVOLVED


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Posted 25 May 2015 - 12:56 PM

HueHueHue. WHO KNOWS.
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Posted 26 May 2015 - 01:36 AM

If I don't win the judges clearly don't know what "cute" is.


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Posted 27 May 2015 - 03:06 AM

If I don't win, you people obviously exist in a different universe.


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Posted 27 May 2015 - 11:28 PM

Still waiting on the last judge to send in scores. Continue waiting patiently contestants! Thank you!


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Posted 29 May 2015 - 08:08 PM

The suspense is killing me.

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Posted 29 May 2015 - 11:55 PM

Okay. So I've decided, if the last judge doesn't get back to me by tomorrow, that judge's score won't be considered, and whoever is in the lead will be declared the winner.


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Posted 31 May 2015 - 02:30 AM

Dangit Blazer. It took me like five whole minutes to figure out how to convert your vote. XD So far Mercurius is in first place. Lol Edited First Post to show rankings so far. Waiting on last judge to send scores.

 

LOL hey, I said it was just an opinion! didn't expect you to actually handle my vote when I wasn't even following the system you made. that would just be rude/inconsiderate. XP

 

anyhow, would be a shame if the last judge didn't make it, but alas. everyone did well and it's about time they know the results, I think~


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