fucking lmao, Tel's ship getting blown up but still winning

On Sun, Feb 3, 2019 at 1:40 AM Reuben Staley <reuben.sta...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> :/
>
> On 2/2/19 5:38 PM, Timon Walshe-Grey wrote:
> > Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear.
> >
> > I resolve Space Battle 0004 as follows:
> >
> > Telnaior spent 2 Energy (private communication), so eir Energy decreases
> from 20 to 18.
> > Trigon spent 10 Energy (public announcement), so eir Energy decreases
> from 20 to 10.
> >
> > Therefore:
> > Telnaior's Spaceship's Armour decreases from 1 to 0 (it is Defeated).
> > Trigon's Spaceship's Armour decreases from 10 to 8.
> >
> > Trigon's Spaceship's Armour decreased by more than Telnaior's
> Spaceship's Armour did, and therefore Telnaior is the winner. Sorry Trigon.
> >
> > I submit the following proposal:
> >
> > //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
> > Title: Spaaace Loophole #493
> > Adoption index: 1.0
> > Author: twg
> > Co-authors: Telnaior
> >
> >
> > Amend Rule 2591, "Spaceships", by changing the text "Armour (an
> > integer switch limited to values from 0 to 10 inclusive)" to "Armour
> > (an integer switch limited to values less than or equal to 10)" and
> > by changing the text 'A Spaceship with an Armour of 0 is "Defeated"'
> > to 'A Spaceship with an Armour of 0 or less is "Defeated"'.
> >
> > [There are other ways to patch this, but I feel this is more elegant.
> >   If anybody else prefers a different solution, feel free to propose
> >   it.]
> >
> > //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
> >
> > -violent space warmonger
> >
> >
> > ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
> > On Saturday, February 2, 2019 11:04 PM, Reuben Staley <
> reuben.sta...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> I'm going to post the whole thing anyway because I spent actual time on
> >> it. The entirety of the next paragraph is the aforementioned string.
> >>
> >> Once there was a very polygonal fellow named Trigon. Trigon owned a
> >> spaceship, which he loved to ride around in. Even though Trigon had an
> >> alliance with a violent space warmonger named twg, he remained very
> >> peaceful otherwise. One day, Trigon was idling in his spaceship in
> >> Sector 12, far away from most of the contention in the galaxy. Suddenly,
> >> to the starboard side of the ship, Trigon heard the distinctive sound of
> >> a warp drive slowing down. Trigon rushed to the window and saw an
> >> unfamiliar ship obviously waiting to do battle with him. Trigon hailed
> >> the ship and a voice proclaimed from the other side: "Trigon, I am
> >> called Telnaior. I have come back to life. Spaaaaaaaaace shall be mine!"
> >> Trigon didn't feel like he deserved this, as he had just helped Telnaior
> >> in space court. However, Trigon, ever a good sport, obligingly aimed at
> >> Telnaior with all the power he had.
> >>
> >> If this doesn't work, I wish to spend 10 energy.
> >>
> >> On 2/2/19 3:58 PM, Timon Walshe-Grey wrote:
> >>
> >>> Oh, uh, I should probably have said this earlier (sorry), but
> Telnaior's already sent me eir value so you can just reveal yours. Or
> privately message it to me. As you wish.
> >>> -twg
> >>> ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
> >>> On Saturday, February 2, 2019 10:44 PM, Reuben Staley
> reuben.sta...@gmail.com wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> I wish to spend an amount of energy equal to the amount of times the
> >>>> word "Trigon" appears in the following MD5-hashed string:
> >>>> 3ead941ba453030eaf88ac41692aa0f2
> >>>> On 2/2/19 5:14 AM, Telnaior wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> I cause my Spaceship to pay 4 energy to move from Sector 16 to Sector
> >>>>> 12. I then initiate a Space Battle between my Spaceship and Trigon's
> >>>>> Spaceship in Sector 12, specifying twg as the resolver.
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> Trigon
> >>
> >> --
> >>
> >> Trigon
> >
> >
>
> --
> Trigon
>

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