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1000 ways you know you played Alpha Centauri too much!

Discussion in 'Alpha Centauri' started by Highgeneral, Nov 17, 2003.

  1. ShadowZero

    ShadowZero Chieftain

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    357. You do a full install on your home computer using your boyfriends Alpha Centauri CD so you can play it both at home and at university!
    358. You start talking like your favorite faction leader (I've developed a Scottish accent a la Deirdre and my boyfriend has gotten the most annoying way to speak Zakharov's quotes - sounding eerily like Zakharov...)
     
  2. Huxley Hobbes

    Huxley Hobbes Anarcho-capitalist

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    359. You think that terms such as 'Polymorphic Software' are the proper, scientifically recognized way to refer to their subjects.
    360. You won't walk through a park without a flamethrower (Or at least a can of hairspray and a lighter.) There could be worms anywhere!
    361. Your political and ethical views exist solely within the boundries defined by Yang.
    362. You consider Alpha Centauri quotes to be the height of philosophy.
    363. When you see a hulking oaf, you wonder how the genejacks got loose.
    364. As far as you're concerned, there is in fact a large planet orbiting Alpha Centauri.
    365. Whenever you watch Babylon 5, you wonder why the leaders of the AC factions aren't in control of the Centauri Republic.
    366. Mars is covered in xenofungus.
    367. You've gone and read up on the theories behind various AC techs. If they aren't found you extrapolate them up yourself, based on whatever research you CAN do.
    368. You would drop planet busters in order to get Alien Crossfire.
     
  3. flygon

    flygon Chieftain

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    369: you go to a computer shop requesting Polymorthic software
     
  4. Pasi Nurminen

    Pasi Nurminen Deity

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    370. You bump this thread!
     
  5. Perfection

    Perfection The Great Head.

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    371. You get confused by phrases such as "former president"
     
  6. ShadowZero

    ShadowZero Chieftain

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    372. You want to be able to see the secret project movies outside of the game as well.
    373. You know the quote which fits a technology, base facility or secret project by heart.
     
  7. Perfection

    Perfection The Great Head.

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    374: You've quoted Morgan to an environmentalist (I've done that on many occasions)
     
  8. BlueTemplar

    BlueTemplar Prince

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    375. You name the nanotubes-related technology as Super Tensile Solids, and wonder why your governement is not changing the sliders to 100% research in order to get the SP Space Elevator first.
    (http://liftport.com/)
     
  9. BlueTemplar

    BlueTemplar Prince

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    376. You ask for Soylent Pink at your school/work canteen.
    377. You try to calculate the power of a Singularity Planet Buster in megatons based on planets.txt information.
    378. After trying Civ 4 you decide SMACX is still better (as you already did with CtP2 and Civ 3)
    379. Idem for GalCiv2
    380. You search for all active SMACX forums in the Internet, and try to bring them closer, even if they are on a different language. :D
    381. You cannot accept that the next Firaxis game is not SMAC2
    382. You've printed out all available SMACX charts and gamefaqs (and of course bought Vel's guide).
    383. You have made an Excel file simulating all of the game mechanisms and know by heart all the game formulae.
    384. You've discovered some of the game exploits all by yourself.
    385. You can't fall asleep because you're thinking too hard of your next SMACX PBEM strategy.
    386. You have more than 3 copies of SMCX installed on your computer (one "clean" for PBEMs, one with your personal tweaks, and one for the mods).
    387. You write "just one more
    reason" you know you've played SMACX too much.
     
  10. User: Kiousu

    User: Kiousu Chieftain

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    388. You discover that you CAN play the movies outside the game with the playuv15.exe in the games movie folder and the open with command:);)
     
  11. Chairman Meow

    Chairman Meow Class IV

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    389. You've quoted Zakharov to a creationist.
     
  12. User: Kiousu

    User: Kiousu Chieftain

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    390. You have quoted sister Miriam to an Atheiest(guilty)
     
  13. Truronian

    Truronian Quite unfamiliar Retired Moderator

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    391. You've quoted Svensgaard to a land-lubber.
     
  14. Aabraxan

    Aabraxan Mid-level Micromanager

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    392. You read an article on the human genome project and wonder why there are so many drones in your office. (Isn't it complete and shouldn't that alleviate the drone problem?)

    393. Your idea of foreplay is to ask your wife if she'd like to be your pactmate.

    394. You ask your significant other to call you "Chairman" during sex.

    395. And you declare Vendetta when he or she declines to do so.
     
  15. Chairman Meow

    Chairman Meow Class IV

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    396. You've called your significant other Miriam during sex, and she declared Vendetta on you for it.

    397. Her actual name is Deidre.
     
  16. mister fun

    mister fun Chieftain

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    398. Your dad bought you SMAC when you were 9 years old and spent all day on it for 2 years thereafter.(First game addiction I remember of)

    399. You still play SMAX on and off.

    400. You post the 400th reason.

    P.S. I got CivIII and don't play it anymore either!
     
  17. Maximilian

    Maximilian Chieftain

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    401. You wonder why SMACX is not sold on Ebay for the price it's valued at to you: Well over $500,000
    402. Your glad its not.
     
  18. Brain69

    Brain69 Chieftain

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    403. you excavate your backyard in a desperate attempt to uncover a monolith
     
  19. Brain69

    Brain69 Chieftain

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    404. the words "indigenous lifeforms" play over in your head again and again
     
  20. Miles Teg

    Miles Teg Nuclear Powered Mentat

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    405. You laugh at your friend who cant eat spaghetti due to the mindworm resemblance, you can eat spaghetti just fine even if it dose remind you of mind worms. Crawling on you plate...looking for a place to lay eggs...their looking at you... Ahhhh! get them off me! Get them off!

    406.You start making friends with the kids of U.N workers, In hopes they might sneak you onboard the Unity

    406:Your dreams involve being chased by mindworms, and then standing next to Yang in a bad mood
     

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