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Shadowwell
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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Shadowwell » Fri Nov 04, 2016 3:47 pm

Imperial Idaho wrote:I won't be in the discord til past 9 PST, I have a tournament for debate.

Lincoln douglass debate or otherwise and whats the topic?

I was on the Speech and Debate team in highschool and did reasonably well.
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Camicon
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Founded: Aug 26, 2010
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Camicon » Fri Nov 04, 2016 4:04 pm

Imperial Idaho wrote:
The Empire of Pretantia wrote:What the fuck am I watching.

The hopeless situation being wiped out along with the presbertarian church.

Allah Gold's fall to The Black Influence, and the defeat of Reaching the west of reaches by Ratio the Tile.
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Imperial Idaho
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Founded: Oct 10, 2015
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Imperial Idaho » Fri Nov 04, 2016 4:06 pm

Shadowwell wrote:
Imperial Idaho wrote:I won't be in the discord til past 9 PST, I have a tournament for debate.

Lincoln douglass debate or otherwise and whats the topic?

I was on the Speech and Debate team in highschool and did reasonably well.

Policy debate, the resolution is "The USFG should substantially increase its economic and diplomatic engagement with the PRC."

I myself am not debating since my partner is sick though I'm helping out and watching them.
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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Imperial Idaho » Fri Nov 04, 2016 4:08 pm

Camicon wrote:
Imperial Idaho wrote:The hopeless situation being wiped out along with the presbertarian church.

Allah Gold's fall to The Black Influence, and the defeat of Reaching the west of reaches by Ratio the Tile.

Allah Gold's eventual transformation into South Host after his defeat by ratio tile.
I'm from the land of Coeur D'alene Idaho.
By Ballot or by Bullet, the Pub Party will win. The Pub Legacy Edition.
Ifreann wrote:The Romans placated the people with panem et circenses, bread and circuses. We will placate our people with dank space weed and hyper-HD vidya.
New Grestin wrote:> can't even get enough superiority to pull off a proper D-day
> Idaho is tossing out nukes like a cold war Oprah

(Image)
Tysoania wrote:You remind me of a mobster who gets things cleared out of the way.

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Imperial "Slick" Idaho, the fixer.
Bralia wrote:Oh my fucking god. Do it again, guys, you both chose the number 7.

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Founded: Aug 26, 2010
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Camicon » Fri Nov 04, 2016 4:12 pm

Imperial Idaho wrote:
Camicon wrote:Allah Gold's fall to The Black Influence, and the defeat of Reaching the west of reaches by Ratio the Tile.

Allah Gold's eventual transformation into South Host after his defeat by ratio tile.

I enjoyed when section ratio general and Space General fought.
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Don't shine for swine. - Metric, Soft Rock Star
Love is hell. Hell is love. Hell is asking to be loved. - Emily Haines and the Soft Skeleton, Detective Daughter

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Imperial Idaho
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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Imperial Idaho » Fri Nov 04, 2016 4:28 pm

Camicon wrote:
Imperial Idaho wrote:Allah Gold's eventual transformation into South Host after his defeat by ratio tile.

I enjoyed when section ratio general and Space General fought.

I enjoyed when the boat fell into coroscant, it was going speed 16 it was unlikely that ratio tile, allah gold, and Mr. Speaker could've survived that.
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New Grestin wrote:> can't even get enough superiority to pull off a proper D-day
> Idaho is tossing out nukes like a cold war Oprah

(Image)
Tysoania wrote:You remind me of a mobster who gets things cleared out of the way.

Next up on the Sopranos...

Imperial "Slick" Idaho, the fixer.
Bralia wrote:Oh my fucking god. Do it again, guys, you both chose the number 7.

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Final Version?

Postby Anowa » Fri Nov 04, 2016 4:52 pm

Anything that anyone thinks I should add?


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"You have been called upon to serve."
-Doctor Catherine Elizabeth Halsey, 2517

"Lives spent? Or lives wasted?”
-MCPO John-117, 2525

"It's our dirt, dammit."
-Sergeant Gage Yevgenny, 2552






Along the Road from Early 2510, to late 2558, Doctor Catherine Halsey had to make a number of decisions. A number of things that would make or break history with a pen stroke. Many of them had long reaching consequences or short term pay offs. Any number of things could have differed, if only she wrote one thing instead of another. Typed one name instead of a dozen.


So what if it had been different? 300 original candidates, cut down by half, and once again. Over 1.36^743 different combinations of children to be selected as soldiers. What if the ones we knew never met, never got abducted, never knew war? What would be different? Would the war end faster? Would it even begin? Would Humanity make it? So many questions, with very little answer that would be more than conjecture. All we know is that SPARTANS write their own story in history, either by holding mountain passes in Ancient Greece, or by blowing up capital ships on the final frontier. They pave their way through the wave of enemy flesh so others don't have to know the sacrifices they made. So others can know childhood and normalcy.


This is the story of another bundle of 75 Children. A story of loss, pain, death, victory, and triumph.


This is the story of the other SPARTAN IIs.



As you have likely guessed, this RP will be taking place during the life and times of a SPARTAN II, played by you the RPer. In the RP it'll be a bit more emotional and character building than the books and games portray the SPARTANs as due to a few expected changes. I also expect that all of you know the general Lore behind the popular game and book series Halo. If you don't it's a bit odd that you're here, but don't worry it's kinda simple, and you'll likely be taught along the way (who knows you might find a new series of game to play). But in order to get into the crunchiness there's a few things to get out of the way:


You get three total warnings. On your forth warning you get asked to leave, and if you don't the mods are called.
  • 1. No Godmodding/Meta-Gaming: This can be defined as playing your character without limitations or having your character know things they couldn't possibly know. Like a six year old conscripted child knowing of the impending Covenant threat or what the hell is going to happen to them when they go to sleep that night.
  • 2. Don't be a dick in the OOC: You can have your character be an aggressive and smarter version of a certain political candidate in the IC. But the moment you act like a dick in the OOC thread you'll get a warning.
  • 3. No One Liners: Three full lines of text per each IC post, anything less is frowned upon and is generally laziness and will not be accepted. Anything greater is acceptable and is smiled upon.
  • 4. No 'Dick measuring' contests: The moment two of you start arguing over which character is better, and it doesn't contribute to goings on in the IC. You'll both get a warning.
  • 5. For the love of god keep it PG-13: This is a general site rule, and while PG-13 is a blurred line nowadays, the rules of thumb are: nothing sexually explicit, and nothing overly violent. This is a place to role play as possibly mentally broken super-soldiers, not write out deviant fantasies.
  • 6. No multicolor or odd dialogue: No colored text, and no italicized/bolded/underlines paragraphs. Reserve them for actual use instead of using them for everything.
  • 7. If you have a problem with a player, take it to TG. If that does not work, bring it to the OP or a CoOP's attention. Do not turn the OOC thread into chaos.
  • 8. You have a 72 hour grace period to post if you're holding someone back, after that your character will be forced to move on by the OP or Co-Op. Failure to return will result in character death.
  • 9. Don't just write for yourself, other want to get involved as well. I realize it's human nature, but try to involve other people's ideas, themes, and characters. A major part in RPing is having other people, don't turn them away or cast a blind eye.
  • 10. Have fun!
"How do you get to be a SPARTAN?"
Corporal Harland, 2552.

  • SPARTAN-004: JAEGER, RUDOLPH
  • SPARTAN-014: ZHONGHANG, XIUYING
  • SPARTAN-033: FOWLER, ANNETTE
  • SPARTAN-045: GRIMSDOTTIR, INGRID
  • SPARTAN-070: LLOYD, BILLY
  • SPARTAN-115: CAIN, JOANNA
  • SPARTAN-222: ROMANO, GIUSEPPE
Use this and this to find a homeworld.
Erase all in parenthesis.

RE: Subject File Request
FROM: DR. C. HALSEY
TO: SSG. M. MOBUTO


Staff Sergeant, despite your no doubt best intentions for your request. I have hesitation about letting you get attached to the subjects, doing so will no doubt have a negative affect in your performance. Namely the training regimen that has been created and ran through by both yourself and all the trainers, as well as the number of war-game exercises you plan to run the subject through on their first week alone. Were this project not of the utmost importance to the security of the UNSC, I'd even ask for you to tone it down.




RE: RE: Subject File Request
FROM: SSG. M. MOBUTO
TO: DR. C . HALSEY


I assure you ma'am, I do have the best interest in mind despite your hesitation. It'll be three weeks before the kids get shipped here. In that time I want to get to know them, learn how to get under their skin. See what makes them tick. It'll also allow me to see when they're about to break. Rage is a damn good analgesic and one hell of a motivator, when they fall down, I'll get them angry, call them useless, wash outs. They'll get back up and forge on ahead, it's what all kids do. I'll push 'em enough so that they learn, grow better. But not enough to turn them into husks of human beings.


Sure, some might catch on when they're older, but by then it'll have been made clear what's going to happen. My goal is to train soldiers ma'am, not machines, and by God I'll train a batch in the coming years.




RE: RE: RE: Subject File Request
FROM: DR. C. HALSEY
TO: SSG. M. MOBUTO


As per Section III protocol, each file will be transferred individually. As long and tedious a process this is, it'll at least give you enough time to read one file before you get the next. The one time I'm glad we were cut down to simply seventy five children. Doing this with almost three hundred files would be the most mind numbing experience I'd have since this project began.


Code: Select all
[box]
FILE CLASSIFIED: LEVEL TS [RECIPIENT EYES ONLY]; UNAUTHORISED ACCESS OR TRANSMISSION WILL RESULT IN A FELONY PROSECUTION UNDER PENAL CODE 18 U.N.S.C.C. 45113 - GATHERING, TRANSMITTING OR LOSING RESTRICTED DEFENSE INFORMATION OR INVENTORY.
DOSSIER ID CODE: SI-567155-987302 [MODIFICATION OR ALTERATION IN ANY FORM WILL LEAD TO PERSECUTION UNDER PENAL CODE 14 U.N.S.C.C. 512] [/i][/b]


• [b][i]SUBJECT NAME:[/i][/b] (Surname, first name  middle name)
• [b][i]SUBJECT SERIAL NUMBER:[/i][/b] (None of the Canon SPARTAN numbers, nor those already chosen)
• [b][i]SUBJECT HOME PLANET: [/i][/b]
• [b][i]SUBJECT SEX:[/i][/b] - M - F (Strike out the false point = [strike]M[/strike] - F for female)
• [b][i]SUBJECT DOB:[/i][/b]
• [b][i]SUBJECT EDUCATION[/i][/b] 
• [b][i]NOTABLE SUBJECT SKILLS[/i][/b]
• [b][i]PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT:[/i][/b] (include ethnicity, height and weight. Any identifiable marks & physical ailments include projected height and weight after augmentations as well.)
• [i][b]PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT OF SUBJECT:[/b][/i](personality, motivations.)
• [b][i]PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS OF SUBJECT[/i][/b]: (Family and later on friends in the SPARTAN Program)
• [b][i]BIOGRAPHY AND BACKGROUND INFORMATION OF SUBJECT[/i][/b]:[/box]
  • >2511-2525
    • The Librarian's plan is altered.
    • At the age of eight months, the fabled soldier John-117, dies in his sleep from sudden infant death syndrome. His potential is never noticed.
    • SCPO Franklin Mendez is not selected for the SPARTAN Program. In his stead, SSG Marvin Mobuto is selected to train the children.
    • Doctor Halsey selects an entirely different batch of SPARTAN subjects after ONI lowers the selection number to just 75.
    • Doctor Halsey selects another addendum to the projected Augmentations of the SPARTAN IIs: a modification to the adrenal gland.
Last edited by Anowa on Fri Nov 04, 2016 10:00 pm, edited 5 times in total.
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Founded: Mar 22, 2015
Scandinavian Liberal Paradise

Postby Vacif » Fri Nov 04, 2016 8:34 pm

Anowa wrote:Anything that anyone thinks I should add?



"You have been called upon to serve."
-Doctor Catherine Elizabeth Halsey

"Lives spent? Or lives wasted?”
-MCPO John-117

"It's our dirt, dammit."
-Sergeant Gage Yevgenny






Along the Road from Early 2510, to late 2558, Doctor Catherine Halsey had to make a number of decisions. A number of things that would make or break history with a pen stroke. Many of them had long reaching consequences or short term pay offs. Any number of things could have differed, if only she wrote one thing instead of another. Typed one name instead of a dozen.


So what if it had been different? 300 original candidates, cut down by half, and once again. Over 1.36^743 different combinations of children to be selected as soldiers. What if the ones we knew never met, never got abducted, never knew war? What would be different? Would the war end faster? Would it even begin? Would Humanity make it? So many questions, with very little answer that would be more than conjecture. All we know is that SPARTANS write their own story in history, either by holding mountain passes in Ancient Greece, or by blowing up capital ships on the final frontier. They pave their way through the wave of enemy flesh so others don't have to know the sacrifices they made. So others can know childhood and normalcy.


This is the story of another bundle of 75 Children. A story of loss, pain, death, victory, and triumph.


This is the story of the other SPARTAN IIs.



As you have likely guessed, this RP will be taking place during the life and times of a SPARTAN II, played by you the RPer. In the RP it'll be a bit more meotional and character building than the books and games portray the SPARTANs as due to a few expected changes. I also expect that all of you know the general Lore behind the popular game and book series Halo. If you don't it's a bit odd that you're here, but don't worry it's kinda simple, and you'll likely be taught along the way (who knows you might find a new series of game to play). But in order to get into the crunchiness there's a few things to get out of the way:


You get three total warnings. On your forth warning you get asked to leave, and if you don't the mods are called.
  • 1. No Godmodding/Meta-Gaming: This can be defined as playing your character without limitations or having your character know things they couldn't possibly know. Like a six year old conscripted child knowing of the impending Covenant threat or what the hell is going to happen to them when they go to sleep that night.
  • 2. Don't be a dick in the OOC: You can have your character be an aggressive and smarter version of a certain political candiate in the IC. But the moment you act like a dick in the OOC thread you'll get a warning.
  • 3. No One Liners: Three full lines of text per each IC post, anything less is frowned upon and is generally laziness and will not be accepted. Anything greater is acceptable and is smiled upon.
  • 4. No 'Dick measuring' contests: The moment two of you start arguing over which character is better, and it doesn't contribute to goings on in the IC. You'll both get a warning.
  • 5. For the love of god keep it PG-13: This is a general site rule, and while PG-13 is a blurred line nowadays, the rules of thumb are: nothing sexually explicit, and nothing overly violent. This is a place to role play as possibly mentally broken super-soldiers, not write out deviant fantasies.
  • 6. No multicolor or odd dialogue: No colored text, and no italicized/bolded/underlines paragraphs. Reserve them for actual use instead of using them for everything.
  • 7. If you have a problem with a player, take it to TG. If that does not work, bring it to the OP or a CoOP's attention. Do not turn the OOC thread into chaos.
  • 8. You have a 72 hour grace period to post if you're holding someone back, after that your character will be forced to move on by the OP or Co-Op. Failure to return will result in character death.
  • 9. Don't just write for yourself, other want to get involved as well. I realize it's human nature, but try to involve other people's ideas, themes, and characters. A major part in RPing is having other people, don't turn them away or cast a blind eye.
  • 10. Have fun!
  • SPARTAN-004: JAEGER, RUDOLPH
  • SPARTAN-014: ZHONGHANG, XIUYING
  • SPARTAN-033: FOWLER, ANNETTE
  • SPARTAN-045: GRIMSDOTTIR, INGRID
  • SPARTAN-070: LLOYD, BILLY
  • SPARTAN-115: CAIN, JOANNA
  • SPARTAN-222: ROMANO, GIUSEPPE
Use this and this to find a homeworld.
Erase all in parenthesis.

RE: Subject File Request
FROM: DR. C. HALSEY
TO: SSG. M. MOBUTO


Staff Sergeant, despite your no doubt best intentions for your request. I have hesitation about letting you get attached to the subjects, doing so will no doubt have a negative affect in your performance. Namely the training regimen that has been created and ran through by both yourself and all the trainers, as well as the number of war-game exercises you plan to run the subject through on their first week alone. Were this project not of the utmost importance to the security of the UNSC, I'd even ask for you to tone it down.




RE: RE: Subject File Request
FROM: SSG. M. MOBUTO
TO: DR. C . HALSEY


I assure you ma'am, I do have the best interest in mind despite your hesitation. It'll be three weeks before the kids get shipped here. In that time I want to get to know them, learn how to get under their skin. See what makes them tick. It'll also allow me to see when they're about to break. Rage is a damn good analgesic and one hell of a motivator, when they fall down, I'll get them angry, call them useless, wash outs. They'll get back up and forge on ahead, it's what all kids do. I'll push 'em enough so that they learn, grow better. But not enough to turn them into husks of human beings.


Sure, some might catch on when they're older, but by then it'll have been made clear what's going to happen. My goal is to train soldiers ma'am, not machines, and by God I'll train a batch in the coming years.




RE: RE: RE: Subject File Request
FROM: DR. C. HALSEY
TO: SSG. M. MOBUTO


As per Section III protocol, each file will be transferred individually. As long and tedious a process this is, it'll at least give you enough time to read one file before you get the next. The one time I'm glad we were cut down to simply seventy five children. Doing this with almost three hundred files would be the most mind numbing experience I'd have since this project began.


Code: Select all
[box]
FILE CLASSIFIED: LEVEL TS [RECIPIENT EYES ONLY]; UNAUTHORISED ACCESS OR TRANSMISSION WILL RESULT IN A FELONY PROSECUTION UNDER PENAL CODE 18 U.N.S.C.C. 45113 - GATHERING, TRANSMITTING OR LOSING RESTRICTED DEFENSE INFORMATION OR INVENTORY.
DOSSIER ID CODE: SI-567155-987302 [MODIFICATION OR ALTERATION IN ANY FORM WILL LEAD TO PERSECUTION UNDER PENAL CODE 14 U.N.S.C.C. 512] [/i][/b]


• [b][i]SUBJECT NAME:[/i][/b] (Surname, first name  middle name)
• [b][i]SUBJECT SERIAL NUMBER:[/i][/b] (None of the Canon SPARTAN numbers, nor those already chosen)
• [b][i]SUBJECT HOME PLANET: [/i][/b]
• [b][i]SUBJECT SEX:[/i][/b] - M - F (Strike out the false point = [strike]M[/strike] - F for female)
• [b][i]SUBJECT DOB:[/i][/b]
• [b][i]SUBJECT EDUCATION[/i][/b] 
• [b][i]NOTABLE SUBJECT SKILLS[/i][/b]
• [b][i]PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT:[/i][/b] (include ethnicity, height and weight. Any identifiable marks & physical ailments include projected height and weight after augmentations as well.)
• [i][b]PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT OF SUBJECT:[/b][/i](personality, motivations.)
• [b][i]PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS OF SUBJECT[/i][/b]: (Family and later on friends in the SPARTAN Program)
• [b][i]BIOGRAPHY AND BACKGROUND INFORMATION OF SUBJECT[/i][/b]:[/box]
  • >2511-2525
    • The Librarian's plan is altered.
    • At the age of eight months, the fabled soldier John-117, dies in his sleep from sudden infant death syndrome. His potential is never noticed.
    • SCPO Franklin Mendez is not selected for the SPARTAN Program. In his stead, SSG Marvin Mobuto is selected to train the children.
    • Doctor Halsey selects an entirely different batch of SPARTAN subjects after ONI lowers the selection number to just 75.
    • Doctor Halsey selects another addendum to the projected Augmentations of the SPARTAN IIs: a modification to the adrenal gland.

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Founded: Jul 29, 2014
Liberal Democratic Socialists

Postby Anowa » Fri Nov 04, 2016 8:35 pm

Vacif wrote:
Anowa wrote:Anything that anyone thinks I should add?



"You have been called upon to serve."
-Doctor Catherine Elizabeth Halsey

"Lives spent? Or lives wasted?”
-MCPO John-117

"It's our dirt, dammit."
-Sergeant Gage Yevgenny






Along the Road from Early 2510, to late 2558, Doctor Catherine Halsey had to make a number of decisions. A number of things that would make or break history with a pen stroke. Many of them had long reaching consequences or short term pay offs. Any number of things could have differed, if only she wrote one thing instead of another. Typed one name instead of a dozen.


So what if it had been different? 300 original candidates, cut down by half, and once again. Over 1.36^743 different combinations of children to be selected as soldiers. What if the ones we knew never met, never got abducted, never knew war? What would be different? Would the war end faster? Would it even begin? Would Humanity make it? So many questions, with very little answer that would be more than conjecture. All we know is that SPARTANS write their own story in history, either by holding mountain passes in Ancient Greece, or by blowing up capital ships on the final frontier. They pave their way through the wave of enemy flesh so others don't have to know the sacrifices they made. So others can know childhood and normalcy.


This is the story of another bundle of 75 Children. A story of loss, pain, death, victory, and triumph.


This is the story of the other SPARTAN IIs.



As you have likely guessed, this RP will be taking place during the life and times of a SPARTAN II, played by you the RPer. In the RP it'll be a bit more meotional and character building than the books and games portray the SPARTANs as due to a few expected changes. I also expect that all of you know the general Lore behind the popular game and book series Halo. If you don't it's a bit odd that you're here, but don't worry it's kinda simple, and you'll likely be taught along the way (who knows you might find a new series of game to play). But in order to get into the crunchiness there's a few things to get out of the way:


You get three total warnings. On your forth warning you get asked to leave, and if you don't the mods are called.
  • 1. No Godmodding/Meta-Gaming: This can be defined as playing your character without limitations or having your character know things they couldn't possibly know. Like a six year old conscripted child knowing of the impending Covenant threat or what the hell is going to happen to them when they go to sleep that night.
  • 2. Don't be a dick in the OOC: You can have your character be an aggressive and smarter version of a certain political candiate in the IC. But the moment you act like a dick in the OOC thread you'll get a warning.
  • 3. No One Liners: Three full lines of text per each IC post, anything less is frowned upon and is generally laziness and will not be accepted. Anything greater is acceptable and is smiled upon.
  • 4. No 'Dick measuring' contests: The moment two of you start arguing over which character is better, and it doesn't contribute to goings on in the IC. You'll both get a warning.
  • 5. For the love of god keep it PG-13: This is a general site rule, and while PG-13 is a blurred line nowadays, the rules of thumb are: nothing sexually explicit, and nothing overly violent. This is a place to role play as possibly mentally broken super-soldiers, not write out deviant fantasies.
  • 6. No multicolor or odd dialogue: No colored text, and no italicized/bolded/underlines paragraphs. Reserve them for actual use instead of using them for everything.
  • 7. If you have a problem with a player, take it to TG. If that does not work, bring it to the OP or a CoOP's attention. Do not turn the OOC thread into chaos.
  • 8. You have a 72 hour grace period to post if you're holding someone back, after that your character will be forced to move on by the OP or Co-Op. Failure to return will result in character death.
  • 9. Don't just write for yourself, other want to get involved as well. I realize it's human nature, but try to involve other people's ideas, themes, and characters. A major part in RPing is having other people, don't turn them away or cast a blind eye.
  • 10. Have fun!
  • SPARTAN-004: JAEGER, RUDOLPH
  • SPARTAN-014: ZHONGHANG, XIUYING
  • SPARTAN-033: FOWLER, ANNETTE
  • SPARTAN-045: GRIMSDOTTIR, INGRID
  • SPARTAN-070: LLOYD, BILLY
  • SPARTAN-115: CAIN, JOANNA
  • SPARTAN-222: ROMANO, GIUSEPPE
Use this and this to find a homeworld.
Erase all in parenthesis.

RE: Subject File Request
FROM: DR. C. HALSEY
TO: SSG. M. MOBUTO


Staff Sergeant, despite your no doubt best intentions for your request. I have hesitation about letting you get attached to the subjects, doing so will no doubt have a negative affect in your performance. Namely the training regimen that has been created and ran through by both yourself and all the trainers, as well as the number of war-game exercises you plan to run the subject through on their first week alone. Were this project not of the utmost importance to the security of the UNSC, I'd even ask for you to tone it down.




RE: RE: Subject File Request
FROM: SSG. M. MOBUTO
TO: DR. C . HALSEY


I assure you ma'am, I do have the best interest in mind despite your hesitation. It'll be three weeks before the kids get shipped here. In that time I want to get to know them, learn how to get under their skin. See what makes them tick. It'll also allow me to see when they're about to break. Rage is a damn good analgesic and one hell of a motivator, when they fall down, I'll get them angry, call them useless, wash outs. They'll get back up and forge on ahead, it's what all kids do. I'll push 'em enough so that they learn, grow better. But not enough to turn them into husks of human beings.


Sure, some might catch on when they're older, but by then it'll have been made clear what's going to happen. My goal is to train soldiers ma'am, not machines, and by God I'll train a batch in the coming years.




RE: RE: RE: Subject File Request
FROM: DR. C. HALSEY
TO: SSG. M. MOBUTO


As per Section III protocol, each file will be transferred individually. As long and tedious a process this is, it'll at least give you enough time to read one file before you get the next. The one time I'm glad we were cut down to simply seventy five children. Doing this with almost three hundred files would be the most mind numbing experience I'd have since this project began.


Code: Select all
[box]
FILE CLASSIFIED: LEVEL TS [RECIPIENT EYES ONLY]; UNAUTHORISED ACCESS OR TRANSMISSION WILL RESULT IN A FELONY PROSECUTION UNDER PENAL CODE 18 U.N.S.C.C. 45113 - GATHERING, TRANSMITTING OR LOSING RESTRICTED DEFENSE INFORMATION OR INVENTORY.
DOSSIER ID CODE: SI-567155-987302 [MODIFICATION OR ALTERATION IN ANY FORM WILL LEAD TO PERSECUTION UNDER PENAL CODE 14 U.N.S.C.C. 512] [/i][/b]


• [b][i]SUBJECT NAME:[/i][/b] (Surname, first name  middle name)
• [b][i]SUBJECT SERIAL NUMBER:[/i][/b] (None of the Canon SPARTAN numbers, nor those already chosen)
• [b][i]SUBJECT HOME PLANET: [/i][/b]
• [b][i]SUBJECT SEX:[/i][/b] - M - F (Strike out the false point = [strike]M[/strike] - F for female)
• [b][i]SUBJECT DOB:[/i][/b]
• [b][i]SUBJECT EDUCATION[/i][/b] 
• [b][i]NOTABLE SUBJECT SKILLS[/i][/b]
• [b][i]PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT:[/i][/b] (include ethnicity, height and weight. Any identifiable marks & physical ailments include projected height and weight after augmentations as well.)
• [i][b]PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT OF SUBJECT:[/b][/i](personality, motivations.)
• [b][i]PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS OF SUBJECT[/i][/b]: (Family and later on friends in the SPARTAN Program)
• [b][i]BIOGRAPHY AND BACKGROUND INFORMATION OF SUBJECT[/i][/b]:[/box]
  • >2511-2525
    • The Librarian's plan is altered.
    • At the age of eight months, the fabled soldier John-117, dies in his sleep from sudden infant death syndrome. His potential is never noticed.
    • SCPO Franklin Mendez is not selected for the SPARTAN Program. In his stead, SSG Marvin Mobuto is selected to train the children.
    • Doctor Halsey selects an entirely different batch of SPARTAN subjects after ONI lowers the selection number to just 75.
    • Doctor Halsey selects another addendum to the projected Augmentations of the SPARTAN IIs: a modification to the adrenal gland.

Looks good but the availability list is messing with me. That's the list of characters right?

Yes, I should probably change that to 'Roster'.

Originally planned for it to have all the available serial tags... but I changed it after I realized there were almost three hundred.
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Postby Shadowwell » Fri Nov 04, 2016 8:54 pm

Imperial Idaho wrote:
Shadowwell wrote:Lincoln douglass debate or otherwise and whats the topic?

I was on the Speech and Debate team in highschool and did reasonably well.

Policy debate, the resolution is "The USFG should substantially increase its economic and diplomatic engagement with the PRC."

I myself am not debating since my partner is sick though I'm helping out and watching them.

Oh, you do CX?, I myself have never done that, I mostly did Lincoln Douglass with a few times of Doing Public Forum.
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Postby Saleon » Fri Nov 04, 2016 9:21 pm

Shadowwell wrote:
Imperial Idaho wrote:Policy debate, the resolution is "The USFG should substantially increase its economic and diplomatic engagement with the PRC."

I myself am not debating since my partner is sick though I'm helping out and watching them.

Oh, you do CX?, I myself have never done that, I mostly did Lincoln Douglass with a few times of Doing Public Forum.
I did policy and ld. They co-reinforced each other. Unfortunately, as much as I wish to do such things, clubs are hard to fit in college, for me at least.
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Postby New Grestin » Sat Nov 05, 2016 2:22 am

Alright, I've combed the thread and those who have TG'd me, and this is the current roster for the Advisory Board. Internal Affairs will only be available to thread veterans (those who have been around since day one).

I've decided to, for the sake of convenience, meld the two IA jobs into one. IA Officers can accept applications, dole out thread warnings, etc. You're basically thread police to keep things clean and ensure the mods don't come down on us.

I've also cut down most of the writing advisory requests down to two specializations. I understand some may take issue with this. Understand that my sanity is more important than giving people three or four specializations a piece.

I may cut off openings for writing advisors at some point, but since the numbers are manageable now, it's going to remain open until we hit the new thread. Same goes for utility advisors.

WRITING ADVISORS
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- New Grestin - Horror / Thriller
- Anowa- Science Fiction
- Imperial Idaho - Alternate History / Nation & Worldbuilding
- Naval Monte - Horror / Thriller
- Galdius - General Writing Advisor / Worldbuilding
- Shadowwell - Superhero / Fantasy
- The first Galactic Republic - Superhero / Worldbuilding
- Achesia - Future Tech & Modern Tech / Nation
- Altito Asmoro - Modern & Post-Modern Tech / Action

UTILITY ADVISORS
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- New Grestin - Available for Banner Art Requests | Telegram for further details
- Deramen - Available for Roster and Formatting Requests
- Imperial Idaho - Cartographer (Map-Making)
- Galdius - Artist

INTERNAL AFFAIRS
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- New Grestin - Head Bartender
- Sarejo - Internal Affairs Officer / Discord Manager
- Tayner - Internal Affairs Officer
- Deramen - Internal Affairs Officer
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Postby Shadowwell » Sat Nov 05, 2016 2:43 am

Just a question, but is post modern like futuristic or kind of in between?
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Postby New Grestin » Sat Nov 05, 2016 2:44 am

Shadowwell wrote:Just a question, but is post modern like futuristic or kind of in between?


Pre-Modern: Past times n' stuff.
Modern: Today times
Post-Modern: Kinda future times.
Future Tech: Futuristic times.
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Postby The United Remnants of America » Sat Nov 05, 2016 2:44 am

I heard there were insomniacs here.
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Postby New Grestin » Sat Nov 05, 2016 2:45 am

The United Remnants of America wrote:I heard there were insomniacs here.

I'll sleep when I die.
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Imperial Idaho wrote:And with 1-2 sentences Grestin has declared war on the national pride of Canada.
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Postby The United Remnants of America » Sat Nov 05, 2016 2:47 am

New Grestin wrote:
The United Remnants of America wrote:I heard there were insomniacs here.

I'll sleep when I die.

I slept from 11am-9pm today. I fucked up, so now I'm on a bad circadian rhythm.

What's up?
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"He's an 8 Ball, DEN. You can't deal with an 8 Ball." - Empire of Donner land
"This Rp is flexible with science and so will you." - Tagali Federation
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Postby New Grestin » Sat Nov 05, 2016 2:48 am

The United Remnants of America wrote:What's up?

Not much, really. Just doing some work on the new thread, the Zone, etc.

Might get a bit of Stellaris in.
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Postby The United Remnants of America » Sat Nov 05, 2016 2:52 am

New Grestin wrote:
The United Remnants of America wrote:What's up?

Not much, really. Just doing some work on the new thread, the Zone, etc.

Might get a bit of Stellaris in.

Mmmm, Stellaris. Exactly why I wish I had a good PC.
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"URA New Confucius 2015."- Organized States
"Congrats. You just won the second place prize for Not Giving a Fuck. First Place, of course, always goes to Furry."- New Jordslag
"He's an 8 Ball, DEN. You can't deal with an 8 Ball." - Empire of Donner land
"This Rp is flexible with science and so will you." - Tagali Federation
"Unfiltered, concentrated, possibly weaponized stupidity."
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Postby Saleon » Sat Nov 05, 2016 8:31 am

I can do worldbuildy advise.
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Postby Altito Asmoro » Sat Nov 05, 2016 8:36 am

New Grestin wrote:Alright, I've combed the thread and those who have TG'd me, and this is the current roster for the Advisory Board. Internal Affairs will only be available to thread veterans (those who have been around since day one).

I've decided to, for the sake of convenience, meld the two IA jobs into one. IA Officers can accept applications, dole out thread warnings, etc. You're basically thread police to keep things clean and ensure the mods don't come down on us.

I've also cut down most of the writing advisory requests down to two specializations. I understand some may take issue with this. Understand that my sanity is more important than giving people three or four specializations a piece.

I may cut off openings for writing advisors at some point, but since the numbers are manageable now, it's going to remain open until we hit the new thread. Same goes for utility advisors.

WRITING ADVISORS
- New Grestin - Horror / Thriller
- Anowa- Science Fiction
- Imperial Idaho - Alternate History / Nation & Worldbuilding
- Naval Monte - Horror / Thriller
- Galdius - General Writing Advisor / Worldbuilding
- Shadowwell - Superhero / Fantasy
- The first Galactic Republic - Superhero / Worldbuilding
- Achesia - Future Tech & Modern Tech / Nation
- Altito Asmoro - Modern & Post-Modern Tech / Action

UTILITY ADVISORS
- New Grestin - Available for Banner Art Requests | Telegram for further details
- Deramen - Available for Roster and Formatting Requests
- Imperial Idaho - Cartographer (Map-Making)
- Galdius - Artist

INTERNAL AFFAIRS
- New Grestin - Head Bartender
- Sarejo - Internal Affairs Officer / Discord Manager
- Tayner - Internal Affairs Officer
- Deramen - Internal Affairs Officer


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MT/PMT!...and action. I honestly didn't expect to be promoted into Action head. But sure! :p
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Postby Altito Asmoro » Sat Nov 05, 2016 8:37 am

Shadowwell wrote:Just a question, but is post modern like futuristic or kind of in between?


It's 10-20 years from present times, with things such as exoskeleton, perhaps minor colonization in Moon and going to Mars are exist.
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Postby Imperial Idaho » Sat Nov 05, 2016 9:17 am

I'm going to be gone for most of today aswell, the other part of the tournament.
I'm from the land of Coeur D'alene Idaho.
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> Idaho is tossing out nukes like a cold war Oprah

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Postby Imperial Idaho » Sat Nov 05, 2016 12:21 pm

When the judge says his paradigm is that he likes references to harambe and dank memes.
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> Idaho is tossing out nukes like a cold war Oprah

(Image)
Tysoania wrote:You remind me of a mobster who gets things cleared out of the way.

Next up on the Sopranos...

Imperial "Slick" Idaho, the fixer.
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Postby Ithalian Empire » Sat Nov 05, 2016 1:43 pm

Imperial Idaho wrote:When the judge says his paradigm is that he likes references to harambe and dank memes.

That wasn't one of your guys was it?
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