Newbie Guide to Survivor! (Questions + Tips Encouraged)

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Post Post #175  (ISO)  » Sun Dec 11, 2016 12:26 pm

A Newbie's List of Inside Jokes To Fake Your Way to the Finals:
By a Fellow Newbie

1) Kawazu -- just know that he's a professor of being a dog. Asking people to sing the song is also a great way to see who's new and who's a veteran in the group.
2) #this7 -- say only at final 7 and only after someone else says it first. Don't ask, just do it.
3) phrasing -- for any sentence that may be misconstrued (that's what she said jokes). Be careful not to over do it though.
4) Brenda -- If her name ever comes up, just hate her with an unreasonable burning passion. No one likes her and neither should you.
5) Rabble -- Don't know what it means or where it came from, but if someone says it, it should be like an involuntary reflex to repeat it. BE ONE WITH THE RABBLE!
6) Thanks Monica -- just thank her. Whatever she did is worthy of your appreciation. Similar to "bye Felicia" but more friendly
7) Xof -- Everyone is xof and you must love her/yourself. Any act of hostility towards xof will result in nothing but your misfortune

And most importantly, if anyone asks you any personal questions about yourself, just say you're gay, you're an accountant, and you're an alcoholic. You'll fit right in ;)
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Post Post #176  (ISO)  » Sun Dec 11, 2016 12:44 pm

Close, you say #this7 with any number of a group of people, but you're learning ;)
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Post Post #177  (ISO)  » Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:15 pm

Actually, 7 is probably the only number of people you DONT say it
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Post Post #178  (ISO)  » Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:23 pm

saying #this7 when it actually applies probably means you're overusing the joke COUGH SHADOW
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"CC is an objectively attractive person." - Crazy
"You look like a happy version of Trent Reznor." - LicketyQuickety
"Do you practice sounding like you're high all the time?" - xofelf

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Post Post #179  (ISO)  » Sun Dec 11, 2016 5:00 pm

Unless it's FTC.

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Post Post #180  (ISO)  » Sun Dec 11, 2016 5:00 pm

In post 175, grumpy wrote:6) Thanks Monica -- just thank her. Whatever she did is worthy of your appreciation. Similar to "bye Felicia" but more friendly


That's not what Bye Felicia means.

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Post Post #181  (ISO)  » Sun Dec 11, 2016 5:30 pm

#this7 is in the box on the table during the car ride filled with BUMPs while we all say the letter q over and over and over and over
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Post Post #182  (ISO)  » Sun Dec 11, 2016 6:32 pm

rough road
"CC is very [whatever the equivalent of photogenic as it applies to videos]" - racefan12
"CC is an objectively attractive person." - Crazy
"You look like a happy version of Trent Reznor." - LicketyQuickety
"Do you practice sounding like you're high all the time?" - xofelf

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Post Post #183  (ISO)  » Sun Dec 11, 2016 6:39 pm

In post 180, BROseidon wrote:
In post 175, grumpy wrote:6) Thanks Monica -- just thank her. Whatever she did is worthy of your appreciation. Similar to "bye Felicia" but more friendly


That's not what Bye Felicia means.


It's used in the same context. Hey, it works for me lol

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Post Post #184  (ISO)  » Sun Dec 11, 2016 7:02 pm

I thought we were meant to all be studying medicine.
Life is always what it seems.

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Post Post #185  (ISO)  » Sun Dec 11, 2016 7:33 pm

In post 183, grumpy wrote:
In post 180, BROseidon wrote:
In post 175, grumpy wrote:6) Thanks Monica -- just thank her. Whatever she did is worthy of your appreciation. Similar to "bye Felicia" but more friendly


That's not what Bye Felicia means.


It's used in the same context. Hey, it works for me lol

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"CC is an objectively attractive person." - Crazy
"You look like a happy version of Trent Reznor." - LicketyQuickety
"Do you practice sounding like you're high all the time?" - xofelf

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Post Post #186  (ISO)  » Sun Dec 11, 2016 7:41 pm

tbh this page has had better advice than the first page did
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Post Post #187  (ISO)  » Tue Dec 13, 2016 9:07 pm

In post 178, CuddlyCaucasian wrote:saying #this7 when it actually applies probably means you're overusing the joke COUGH SHADOW

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Post Post #188  (ISO)  » Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:48 pm

In post 181, DeathNote wrote:#this7 is in the box on the table during the car ride filled with BUMPs while we all say the letter q over and over and over and over

In post 182, CuddlyCaucasian wrote:rough road

NOT THIS AGAIN NO
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Post Post #189  (ISO)  » Thu Jan 26, 2017 7:34 pm

This isn't really a tip for playing, but something that I thought of after Nexus:

If you don't use your confessional to explain what you're doing, all the spectators will assume you're doing nothing and have no idea what's going on. Even if you're actually playing a great game, no one will have any way to know! They will actively root against you, and you probably won't be happy reading the spectator forums post-game.
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"CC is an objectively attractive person." - Crazy
"You look like a happy version of Trent Reznor." - LicketyQuickety
"Do you practice sounding like you're high all the time?" - xofelf

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Post Post #190  (ISO)  » Thu Jan 26, 2017 9:27 pm

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kthxbai

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Post Post #191  (ISO)  » Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:55 pm

In post 189, CuddlyCaucasian wrote:This isn't really a tip for playing, but something that I thought of after Nexus:

If you don't use your confessional to explain what you're doing, all the spectators will assume you're doing nothing and have no idea what's going on. Even if you're actually playing a great game, no one will have any way to know! They will actively root against you, and you probably won't be happy reading the spectator forums post-game.


Don't make your confessional performance art about perceptions of you through SPV. It's lazy performance art that's been done before.

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Post Post #192  (ISO)  » Thu Jan 26, 2017 11:01 pm

Find new performance art that hasn't been done
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Post Post #193  (ISO)  » Thu Jan 26, 2017 11:35 pm

If you're a newbie, try not to be too newbie ish but also try not to not to be too newbie ish
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Post Post #194  (ISO)  » Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:44 pm

In post 189, CuddlyCaucasian wrote:This isn't really a tip for playing, but something that I thought of after Nexus:

If you don't use your confessional to explain what you're doing, all the spectators will assume you're doing nothing and have no idea what's going on. Even if you're actually playing a great game, no one will have any way to know! They will actively root against you, and you probably won't be happy reading the spectator forums post-game.

I wish you had told me this before I read the spectators thread.

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Post Post #195  (ISO)  » Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:22 pm

Yeah, I think the idea of a group of spectators actively watching a forum game as it progresses is a foreign concept to most newbie players, and even if they're aware of the fact that there is a spectator forum, it's unlikely that they will know just how active it is or what the expected level of providing information to the spectators is. I know that if I hadn't been a spectator for LoL before playing my first game, I would have had no idea what I was expected to do in my confessional.

Having said that, I think part of the responsibility should fall on the spectators themselves to ask players questions in the confessional and encourage them to communicate before criticizing them for being boring or inactive.
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Post Post #196  (ISO)  » Mon Jan 30, 2017 2:38 pm

In post 195, racefan12 wrote:Having said that, I think part of the responsibility should fall on the spectators themselves to ask players questions in the confessional and encourage them to communicate before criticizing them for being boring or inactive.
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Post Post #197  (ISO)  » Mon Jan 30, 2017 4:01 pm

Agreed with basically all of the above.
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Post Post #198  (ISO)  » Mon Jan 30, 2017 4:47 pm

Tip: you can't spell anonymous without "non" and also "anonymous"
"CC is very [whatever the equivalent of photogenic as it applies to videos]" - racefan12
"CC is an objectively attractive person." - Crazy
"You look like a happy version of Trent Reznor." - LicketyQuickety
"Do you practice sounding like you're high all the time?" - xofelf

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Post Post #199  (ISO)  » Mon Jan 30, 2017 4:49 pm

don't offer alliances in your first pm's with people

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