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Yossarian  ·  2104 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Riddle Begins

Wow, I almost forgot about this.

Here is my letter:

And the stickers:

The N appears to be mostly covered in five-leaf clovers, as well as a few flowers. I'm not sure if the stickers are part of the riddle.

Yossarian  ·  2116 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What's The Story Behind Your Username?

I really liked Catch-22 and Yossarian was the main character of the book. I also just like the name.

Yossarian  ·  2120 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski, got a favorite map?

So is the lake in the middle of the Zelda 1 map Lake Hylia? Also, are the locations in Skyward Sword and Twilight Princess the same locations as their analogues in other Zelda games, just with different names (e.g. Eldin Volcano is Death Mountain, Faron Woods are the Lost Woods, Lanayru Desert is the Gerudo Valley area etc.). I honestly always thought that each game had a forest, desert, and mountain themed area, as well as a lake in order to incorporate the traditional gameplay elements of the series. It seems so obvious now that each game takes place in the same place.

I like that Termina theory by the way.

Yossarian  ·  2120 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski, got a favorite map?

It was from the LOTR wiki Beleriand article; I believe it is a fan-made combination of the maps from the beginning of LOTR and The Silmarillion. Tolkien never made many maps of his world, especially not outside of Beleriand and LOTR-era western Middle-earth, so most maps you'll see on the internet are fan-made.

Yossarian  ·  2120 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: NEW TAG: grrlski

I think users should use either tag whenever they feel it's necessary to speak to one specific gender, otherwise keep things gender-neutral. As a sidenote, I prefer #boyski to #byyski, and #girlski to #grrlski for that matter.

Yossarian  ·  2120 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski, got a favorite map?

Does anyone seriously think that the developers of Zelda ever attempted to create a consistent geographic world where all the games take place? I always felt like they sacrificed a consistent geographic world for more freedom in crafting the world of each game. Plus, they can always explain away any discrepancies with the fact that each game takes place hundreds or thousands of years apart from each other. But then there's Termina- no one can really agree on what or where that is.

Yossarian  ·  2120 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski, got a favorite map?

This map seriously disorients me.

Yossarian  ·  2120 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: NEW TAG: grrlski

Makes sense. How about #byyski if you want a man's perspective, although based on the demographics of hubski, that tag probably isn't necessary.

Yossarian  ·  2120 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: NEW TAG: grrlski

What is the point of this tag? Is it for sharing things that are specifically aimed at women and/or interesting to them?

Yossarian  ·  2120 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski, got a favorite map?

Here's the west coast of Middle-earth, Beleriand, before the Valar sunk it at the end of the Second Era and the new west coast became Eriador.

The mountains labelled Ered Luin at the very right are the same mountains on the very left of your map, also labelled Ered Luin.

This probably explains better:

Yossarian  ·  2121 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I LOVE MAPS: Internet Land
Yossarian  ·  2121 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The decline and fall of the monarch butterfly

Upstate represent!

Edit: I see I didn't actually answer your question. I'm from Broadalbin, a small town of 5000 not very close to Rochester.

Yossarian  ·  2121 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The decline and fall of the monarch butterfly

Does that have anything to do with your username?

Yossarian  ·  2121 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The decline and fall of the monarch butterfly

Yeah, also if humans disappeared right now, it would take hundreds (thousands?) of years for CO2 levels to stabilize to pre-industrial revolution levels.

Sad to hear about the butterflies though, I've definitely noticed an absence of them in my area (upstate NY) in recent years.

Yossarian  ·  2122 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: House Un-American Activities Committee, August 18, 1955

That was extremely frustrating to read. Scary to think how recently this happened, not to say that people like Mr. Tavenner don't exist in this country today, but I'd like to think we're past Congress interrogating and punishing U.S. citizens for exercising their first amendment rights. But then there's the potential of the NSA to do these sort of things more secretly, which worries me.

Yossarian  ·  2122 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Today's Writing Prompt: Every key on my ring lost its purpose

  I was fired from my janitorial position
I'm not very good at this
Yossarian  ·  2122 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How Much Space Do You Need? | veenspace

Physical space?- probably more than a tiny Hong Kong apartment. What's more important to me as a raging introvert is that I can have alone time when I want it (which is every day). Not to say that I don't like being around people, but after a while it overwhelms me.