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  • #561114
    Hafwit 2.0
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    The wonderland of Euro boardgames is almost upon us! People are coming from all over to premier their new stuff. Rpgs are less heavily represented, but I know that Flying Buffalo Inc, Grey Ghost Press, Pegasus, Chessex and Cubicle 7 will be there.

    So will I. 

     

    Anyone else going?

    #649682
    Trizophenie
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    • Flumph

    Me, probably. As long as I can get at least one of my friends to share the train cost!

    #649683
    BigJackBrass
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    • Drider

    I was discussing this only moments ago. Seriously considering booking for next year.

    #649684
    Hafwit 2.0
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    • Orc

    It comes highly recommended. 🙂

     

    If you see a fat guy with glasses and beard, that’s me.  :ph34r:

    #649685
    Hafwit 2.0
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    After long hours in the claws of Deutsche Bahn, I give you:

     

    Towards a dictionary of words and phrases for the foreign traveler on German trains, and in German train stations.

     

    5 Minuten Verspätung: Time is an illusion. The truth is a chasm.

     

    Brezel: A large, misspelled pretzel. Vaguely nourishing.

     

    EinzelTicket: We pass this way but once.

     

    Essen Hauptbahnhof: A marvel of lights, commerce and humanity in motion. An elaborate mirage of Dunkin Donuts and Subways for which you will never have time.

     

    Fahrkarte: The straw to which you must cling. The road map to your destination. Also a document of dubious authority.

     

    Gleis: A raised horizontal surface on which to drink Lift (see: Lift) and feel ennui beating your psyche like an incontinent poodle.

     

    Hamburg Hauptbahnhof: An acoustic space where no sound is ever lost, thus no missive may be accurately understood.

     

    Lautsprecherdurchsage: Disembodied metallic voices. Their source or truthfulness is impossible to ascertain. 

     

    Lift: The apples of Iðunn, tempered by a bit of fizzy water.

     

    Pünktlichkeit: The idea that things happen when they happen.

     

    Reservierung: The thought that, somewhere, there is a place for you. A frankly childish notion which is best abandoned.

     

    Wagenreihungsplan: An anatomical model of the great beast in whose stomach we hope to one day sit.

     

    Wir wünschen Ihnen eine angenehme Reise: The hope that things will improve. Blessed are those who believe and have not seen.

    #649686
    Pencil-Monkey
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    • Mind Flayer

    https://twitter.com/devoreur/status/652206038255599620

    Lift: The apples of Iðunn, tempered by a bit of fizzy water.

    Did you enjoy a lovely currywurst with that? 🙂

    150227115422-currywurst-museum14-c-curry

    #649687
    Hafwit 2.0
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    • Orc

    Heh, no I missed out there. 🙂

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