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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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Isgrimnur wrote: Sun Nov 19, 2023 7:10 pm
Unagi wrote:
Isgrimnur wrote: Sun Nov 19, 2023 6:32 pm But soft, what light through yonder window breaks?
‘It’s a thief, and he has stolen my play!

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Night one.
How did you come by your play?
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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Unagi wrote: Sun Nov 19, 2023 7:18 pm
Isgrimnur wrote: Sun Nov 19, 2023 7:10 pm
Unagi wrote:
Isgrimnur wrote: Sun Nov 19, 2023 6:32 pm But soft, what light through yonder window breaks?
‘It’s a thief, and he has stolen my play!

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Night one.
How did you come by your play?
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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Why? Why not...
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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Unagi wrote: Sun Nov 19, 2023 6:16 pm Hey everyone, I'd like to suggest that this game will only progress if people play it. Thoughts?
I know terrible excuse, but busy IRL. Am trying to pop in here and there.

So Issy...i am no thief sir. yes I have searched houses high and low for some vintage robotic goat dwarf porn but alas I have been foiled at every single night. Nope nothing. No porn, no tea.

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Will say at first i thought lassr was a bit shady, but now i know obviously its isgrinmur laying down the verbal obscurities!
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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I never accused you of being a thief.
It's almost as if people are the problem.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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Players:
1. Punisher
2. Unagi
3. Moliere (Murdered Art Student)
4. Newcastle
5. Holman
6. Scoop20906
7. Isgrimnur
8. Lassr


Vote tally:
Isgrimnur 3 (Unagi, Lassr, Newcastle)
Lassr 1 (Newcastle, Holman, Newcastle)
Newcastle 1 (Isgrimnur)

Majority is 4.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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Unless Isgrimnur gives us a reason not to. I'm ok with

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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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Provides information

Becomes lynch target

I had a copy, it got stolen. I just got the mess cleaned up. I don't need a troop of rowdies trashing the place again.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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Isgrimnur wrote: Mon Nov 20, 2023 11:57 am Provides information

Becomes lynch target

I had a copy, it got stolen. I just got the mess cleaned up. I don't need a troop of rowdies trashing the place again.
wasn't it

Becomes lynch target
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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I don't consider one retaliatory vote to qualify as targeted.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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Is there a reason to not vote for you today?
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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Same result you got from Holman. And that might persuade me to be less forthcoming in the future.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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To be fair, I don't think we ate actually trying to get anyone killed off so if you are a safe vote, I dont see the issue.
I'm not even sure if revealing our sanity state is a negative or not.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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Isgrimnur wrote: Mon Nov 20, 2023 2:59 pm Same result you got from Holman. And that might persuade me to be less forthcoming in the future.
I don't expect you to be forthcoming or to not be, but I wouldn't say you've been a great example of forthcoming just now.
You haven't told us everything, and you sat on the information until you had a small amount of momentum, and have used this information (and the hint at being forthcoming in the future), in a request for us not lynching you. Odd, kinda. no?

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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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Unagi wrote: Sun Nov 19, 2023 6:16 pm Hey everyone, I'd like to suggest that this game will only progress if people play it. Thoughts?
Well, shame on me for taking your advice.
It's almost as if people are the problem.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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I honestly don't know what to say. Are you regretting it?
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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And to be fair, I didn't tell anyone to play or post or vote - I just wanted to discuss the idea that participation may be required for the game to progress. You blew off my question and just started playing. Don't get mad at me.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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If it's the same result as holman then you ate safe with the search.
If you have the book AND are insane you could have said something and we probably wouldn't search you today. As i said, there is no benefit to anyone except maybe the alienest or the muse to lynching anyone during the day.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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I’m not mad.

My post was immediately after your suggestion that perhaps a game that is not being played wouldn’t advance. So, with what little information I had, I decided to share the little information I had in the interest of speeding things along. If that ends up putting a target on my back, I would be disinclined to help in the future.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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Players:
1. Punisher
2. Unagi
3. Moliere (Murdered Art Student)
4. Newcastle
5. Holman
6. Scoop20906
7. Isgrimnur
8. Lassr


Vote tally:
Isgrimnur 4 (Unagi, Lassr, Newcastle, Unagi, Punisher, Unagi)
Lassr 1 (Newcastle, Holman, Newcastle)
Newcastle 1 (Isgrimnur)

Majority is 4.

Voting is closed.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Night 3)

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An Excerpt from the Play

As the Police expand their search in one of the apartements on Rue Isgrimnur, they come upon a loose page stuck in a doorway marked “Act I, Scene 2”. The Capitaine reads it aloud:

Camilla You, Sir, should unmask.
Stranger Indeed?
Cassilda Indeed it’s time. We have all laid aside disguise but you.
Stranger I wear no mask.
Camilla (Terrified, aside to Cassilda) No mask? No mask!

The page is torn and seems to have been caught accidentally, ripped out of a larger manuscript. Was a copy of the play here?



Isgrimnur did not own a Copy of the Play.


It is Night.


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7. Isgrimnur
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Art Student without the Play: Will you Steal, Seduce or do nothing?
Sane Art Student with the Play: Will you Read or Destroy the Play?
Insane Art Student with the Play: Who will receive a new Copy of the Play?

Muse: Will you Write someone or not?
Muse with at least two Lovers: Will you drive a Lover insane or not?

Alienist: Will you Analyze someone or not?

Hildred Castaigne: Will you Copy the Play to someone, Murder someone or do nothing?
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 3)

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Well, I just suggested people play. Just, you know, play a bit. I'm not behind the choices you made on how you would go about playing.
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Well, they weren’t your choices to make.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Night 3)

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Lagom Lite wrote: Mon Nov 20, 2023 4:37 pm The page is torn and seems to have been caught accidentally, ripped out of a larger manuscript. Was a copy of the play here?[/size]
Lagom, is this meant to be an official statement - that a Copy of the Play once was in Isgrimnur's possession?
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Re: The King in Yellow (Night 3)

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Unagi wrote: Mon Nov 20, 2023 4:43 pm
Lagom Lite wrote: Mon Nov 20, 2023 4:37 pm The page is torn and seems to have been caught accidentally, ripped out of a larger manuscript. Was a copy of the play here?[/size]
Lagom, is this meant to be an official statement - that a Copy of the Play once was in Isgrimnur's possession?
No, it is only fluff. Maybe Isgrimnur owned a copy once, maybe someone who did just happened to pass by.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Night 3)

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Isgrimnur wrote: Mon Nov 20, 2023 4:41 pm Well, they weren’t your choices to make.
You literally started this by saying "Shame on me for taking your advice". I said I did not advise you to make those choices, and you answered with "They were not mine to make."
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Good night, Unagi. Good work. Sleep well. I'll most likely be killed in the morning.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Night 3)

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Isgrimnur wrote: Mon Nov 20, 2023 4:48 pm Good night, Unagi. Good work. Sleep well. I'll most likely be killed in the morning.
I'm pretty confused at Izzy's behavior. He's acting like this is normal Werewolf and that something about him will make him a target.

But... it's not, and he's not.

The Alienist wants to eliminate copies of the play and send the insane to the asylum. We now know that Izzy has no play, so he's safe (for now).

Meanwhile, Hildred has no incentive to murder someone just for having had a copy of the play, does he? (Who does he actually want to kill besides the Alienist?)

Izzy's focus on staying alive makes me wonder if he's the Alienist.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Night 3)

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Holman wrote: Mon Nov 20, 2023 6:43 pm
Isgrimnur wrote: Mon Nov 20, 2023 4:48 pm Good night, Unagi. Good work. Sleep well. I'll most likely be killed in the morning.
I'm pretty confused at Izzy's behavior. He's acting like this is normal Werewolf and that something about him will make him a target.

But... it's not, and he's not.

The Alienist wants to eliminate copies of the play and send the insane to the asylum. We now know that Izzy has no play, so he's safe (for now).

Meanwhile, Hildred has no incentive to murder someone just for having had a copy of the play, does he? (Who does he actually want to kill besides the Alienist?)

Izzy's focus on staying alive makes me wonder if he's the Alienist.
Heres the problem with this game.
Even if he is and we want to eliminate him we cant. Definitely not by a day lynch without a play.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Night 3)

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Holman wrote: Mon Nov 20, 2023 6:43 pm
Isgrimnur wrote: Mon Nov 20, 2023 4:48 pm Good night, Unagi. Good work. Sleep well. I'll most likely be killed in the morning.
I'm pretty confused at Izzy's behavior. He's acting like this is normal Werewolf and that something about him will make him a target.

But... it's not, and he's not.

The Alienist wants to eliminate copies of the play and send the insane to the asylum. We now know that Izzy has no play, so he's safe (for now).

Meanwhile, Hildred has no incentive to murder someone just for having had a copy of the play, does he? (Who does he actually want to kill besides the Alienist?)

Izzy's focus on staying alive makes me wonder if he's the Alienist.
I’m confused by his reaction as well.
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:o My fault for getting busy. That was a lot to take in. I guess I wills save my comments to tomorrow.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Night 3)

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Tis true that Issy doth protest a bit much to be just an uninspired student...

But again, without a copy of the play in hand, what shall we do.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Night 3)

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Lassr wrote: Mon Nov 20, 2023 8:21 pm Tis true that Issy doth protest a bit much to be just an uninspired student...

But again, without a copy of the play in hand, what shall we do.
If he's the Alienist, someone could shove a copy of the play under his door tonight and then we could lynch him tomorrow. (He's already insane.)
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Re: The King in Yellow (Night 3)

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Well, only 2 people can give someone a copy of the book and only under specific conditions.
1. Hildy if he still has a copy.
2. A student who has a book AND has read the book.

Do no way of knowing if anyone is actually able to do it at this time.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Night 3)

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Holman wrote: Mon Nov 20, 2023 10:08 pm
Lassr wrote: Mon Nov 20, 2023 8:21 pm Tis true that Issy doth protest a bit much to be just an uninspired student...

But again, without a copy of the play in hand, what shall we do.
If he's the Alienist, someone could shove a copy of the play under his door tonight and then we could lynch him tomorrow. (He's already insane.)
interesting thought process. I do think Izzy was acting strange today. Might be a legit way of derailing Mr. Alchemist.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 4)

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Day 4

A congregation of intellectuals, fiercely discussing the purpose of Art outside the Notre Dame has almost pushed the market-stalls into the Seine. Two combatants, foaming at the mouth and screaming at each other, gesticulate and point to the old cathedral:

“We delude ourselves with the trappings of religion but know deep down that there is no white-bearded Grand Père in the sky, looking down at us with benevolence but only welcoming us home on the condition that we perish! Those reactionary ideas, dressed up in costume, displayed as theatre, but no more true than any child’s lullaby or fable!”

“Do you really think it is sufficient putting Man front and center! A mere diversion, some shiny thing to dangle in front of ourselves while we condemn ourselves to eternity in Hell! Heathen scum! Our Lord – the King – is dead, and we killed him! He is clad in tatters in the color of decay and rot!”

Presently, the Police appear to carry both men off. The rest of the gathering disperse, mumbling and shrugging. But a lingering insight rattles your brain for the remainder of the day: What if the King wears no mask, because the stories he tell hide no depth? What if they are only what they appear to be, and nothing more? What then can we pin our hopes to?




It is Day.


Three Sane Art Students remain!

Three Copies of the Play are currently in circulation!



Before the game can proceed into Night, a voting majority to Search a player’s home must be reached. Voting is done with the “accuse” tags.


Players:
1. Punisher
2. Unagi
3. Moliere (Murdered Art Student)
4. Newcastle
5. Holman
6. Scoop20906
7. Isgrimnur
8. Lassr


Vote tally:
No votes yet

Majority is 4.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 4)

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This is starting to feel like groundhog day except now you all just f*cking with me.

I got sent a play last night then stepped out to get a pack of big red from the corner store and come back to busted down door and the play is gone. I didn't even get chance to read the thing! What has a guy got to do to get inspired around here?

And because it has become the norm: Holman, still cool with us going through your house again? I'm starting to think you are the muse.
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 4)

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I'd like to hear why we shouldn't have the police search  Lassr 
 
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Re: The King in Yellow (Day 4)

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aww, that didn't format as cool as I had hoped it would.
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