Your Mission (Should You Choose to Accept It)...

Discussion in 'The Green Room' started by Volpone, Jan 12, 2007.

  1. Volpone

    Volpone Zombie Hunter

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    OK.

    For not having met any of you, we all know each other pretty well. (Or at least our personas.) I have been thinking long and hard about self-actualization, and how we all need a little nudge from our friends now and then and I came up with this scheme:

    Anyone who wants to opt in, we come up with a Task for them to perform. It has to be something that isn't mean or self-destructive. And it has to be accomplishable. But it should push the person out of their established comfort zone. It should also help a person grow and move forward.

    Then, they are in the hot seat until they accomplish the task or admit failure. But they can't concede failure until they've asked for help from the rest of the group. And they must at least try some of the advice--within reason. We'll need to work out details; there must be checks and balances.

    Then when you've accomplished your Task (this will be the Honor System, for the most part), you get to assign the next Task to the next person.

    For instance, we could task Diacanu with getting his truck titled and licensed. Or we could task me with getting a job. (I'd suggest we task Cass with posting a picture of herself with a sign, but this is the Green Room ;) .) As much as I'd desperately enjoy it, we probably can't task Mrs. A with kidnapping Shakes and making her her Love Slave--that'd be illegal and self-destructive in many regards. But we could Task her with getting Uncle Albert to take her to Fun Land (or whatever the amusement park was). I think. :unsure: We could certainly Task Uncle A with TAKING her...

    So what do you think? Intriguing? Completely impossible? Go home, Fox, you're drunk?
    :corn:

    PS: I'm in.
  2. phantomofthenet

    phantomofthenet Locked By Request

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    Point of order...making someone a Love Slave and even kidnapping is not illegal if someone wants to be kidnapped and made a Love Slave.
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  3. Sherlock Holmes

    Sherlock Holmes Fresh Meat

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  4. Volpone

    Volpone Zombie Hunter

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    I'm not going to be your Love Slave, phantom, so stop PM'ing me.
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  5. Lethesoda

    Lethesoda Quixiotic

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    O_o So... ideally, we could task Tasvir with growing a new hand?
  6. Volpone

    Volpone Zombie Hunter

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    QUIET, YOU! This is for SERIOUS conversation, not silliness! (You too, Lethesoda.) The new hand thing wouldn't be kosher, as it is physically impossible (although they are doing some interesting things with cybernetics and/or stem cells).
  7. foil1212

    foil1212 Jose "Mom Fan" Alvarez Staff Member Moderator

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    I can't think of any. HMM!
  8. Jenna

    Jenna bingo.

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    I'll do it!
  9. Mrs. Albert

    Mrs. Albert demented estrogen monster

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  10. Lethesoda

    Lethesoda Quixiotic

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    I'll give it a shot, I guess.
  11. Clyde

    Clyde Orange

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    VOLPONE

    Your task is learning to "ollie" on a skateboard.




    Oh and, I'm in.
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  12. Shakes

    Shakes With good reason

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    Ok. I will accept a mission from you guys! :shakes:

    *Shakes pre-packs a suitcase, because she is expecting to be kidnapped by men wearing sky mask :unsure: :fun:
  13. Volpone

    Volpone Zombie Hunter

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    How high? Realize some fucker stole my good board, so alls I gots is this late 1980s Pool Bomber that has crappy bearings and weighs about 50 pounds.

    This is harder than it looks. Most of the ones I come up with for Mrs. A are basically Uncle A proxies, which really isn't fair--Get UA to..., Get UA to... :clyde:
  14. Dan Leach

    Dan Leach Climbing Staff Member Moderator

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    Ill teach you how to ollie on any board :P Its easy, just do it over and over again indoors on carpet.
    How high? standard learning height is the height of a normal kerb round where you live
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  15. Jenna

    Jenna bingo.

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    [action=Jenna]waits for her mission.[/action]
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    Mrs. Albert demented estrogen monster

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    excellent. :tasvir:
  17. Lethesoda

    Lethesoda Quixiotic

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    I'll take a mission as well. I await orders, Sah.
  18. Volpone

    Volpone Zombie Hunter

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    Oooh... I may have one for Jenna.

    Granted, in my initial post, a new mission can't be assigned until the previous one is accomplished, but that could REALLY slow down this thread.

    I'm thinking Jenna should ask a boy out, instead of waiting around for him.

    Is that a good challenge?
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  19. Lethesoda

    Lethesoda Quixiotic

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    A spectacular one, in fact.:spaceturk:
  20. Talkahuano

    Talkahuano Second Flame Lieutenant

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    Well, that would mean she'd be half-cheating at least. And I think it was she who asked him. I'm not sure.
  21. Jenna

    Jenna bingo.

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    Yes, that would be half cheating... and he asked me out, btw. I accept! If they say no, its cool though.... right?
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  22. Zenow

    Zenow Treehugger

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    Over my dead body, Volpone. I'll watch from the sidelines though :D This has disaster written all over it, and who am I to deny myself a nice train wreck?
  23. The Commadaunt

    The Commadaunt Tomahawk Choppin

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  24. Patch

    Patch Version 2.7

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    I am definitely in, I need to get pushed outside my comfort zone more often. It is liberating.

    Mission please?

    Since you may not know enough about me, I think I may not be able to play :garamet:
  25. foil1212

    foil1212 Jose "Mom Fan" Alvarez Staff Member Moderator

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    this was a cool idea that got no missions :(
  26. Patch

    Patch Version 2.7

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    foil1212
    Your mission, should you choose to accept it, make a supload account and upload a good quantity of random tracks to share with your fellow WF members.

    Now go!
  27. foil1212

    foil1212 Jose "Mom Fan" Alvarez Staff Member Moderator

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    um, okay. Already have an account, but you can't see the music you uploaded already :(\

    edit: nevermind, I can!
  28. Uncle Albert

    Uncle Albert Metal health

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    Sounds like Fight Club. Your homework is to start a fight.....and lose.
  29. foil1212

    foil1212 Jose "Mom Fan" Alvarez Staff Member Moderator

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    wait. No I can't.
  30. foil1212

    foil1212 Jose "Mom Fan" Alvarez Staff Member Moderator

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