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Author Topic: >The Smoking Room< The Lady's have a tearoom, so here's a Gentleman's Club  (Read 122468 times)
Mssr Delaney
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« Reply #200 on: May 25, 2009, 11:36:04 pm »

this Japanese school girl, is she carrying a rather large blunderbuss and and answering to the name of "Suki?"

The gents down at the Order of Dagon have informed me her name is Ai, and she's hauling about a naginata.
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Herr Döktor
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« Reply #201 on: May 25, 2009, 11:38:43 pm »

Back in the Club, sorry I haven't bin about, busy with the Estate. Now, waiter, bring me a large glass of a good twenty-year old tawny, and fetch me my slippers and fez, there's a good chap.

Wink
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« Reply #202 on: May 26, 2009, 12:07:52 am »

And how is the Estate, Herr Döktor?
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Herr Döktor
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« Reply #203 on: May 26, 2009, 12:17:16 am »

In a state, thank you for asking. I swear all the groundskeeper does is grow weeds. Which reminds me, anyone seen my pipe?
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« Reply #204 on: May 26, 2009, 12:18:56 am »

I believe it was eaten by one of the copies of the Necronomist. Tough luck on that.
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« Reply #205 on: May 26, 2009, 12:23:22 am »

Oh dear. Back to roll ups!
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helios
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« Reply #206 on: May 26, 2009, 04:47:15 am »

*Snores*
*Passes Herr Doctor a pipe, and some Riwaka Tabaco, whilst still aleep*
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« Reply #207 on: May 26, 2009, 04:28:45 pm »

*stares at helios*

There is a man who enjoys a pipe... He is able to find the nearest pipe and tobacco in his sleep!
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helios
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« Reply #208 on: May 27, 2009, 12:27:17 pm »

*Lights pipe. Does not wake up*
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« Reply #209 on: May 29, 2009, 02:47:12 am »

this Japanese school girl, is she carrying a rather large blunderbuss and and answering to the name of "Suki?"

The gents down at the Order of Dagon have informed me her name is Ai, and she's hauling about a naginata.
Ah, then she can't be the one I was worried about...
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« Reply #210 on: May 29, 2009, 02:45:09 pm »

*Enters caaaautiously...checking the surroundings...noting the lack of any signage other than the one announcing the Gentleman's Club...carefully chooses a seat near the window, opens newspaper, orders port...*

Good Day gentlemen.  I must admit I have a somewhat odd request; can we instruct the doorman to keep an eye out for Realtors?  It is possible I am being followed.  I assume, of course, that such creatures would not be admitted to such an august organization as this...
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Remember, if it's the Warden Regulant asking, you did NOT see this.
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« Reply #211 on: May 29, 2009, 03:58:18 pm »

Don't worry, Mr. Tesla. Unless pretty women have spontaniously been allowed to become realtors, you find yourself safe.
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Nikola Tesla
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« Reply #212 on: May 29, 2009, 04:30:55 pm »

*Thinks a moment* >gulp<

(Waitaminnit....people can become Realtors?  They leave a pod under one's bed or something, and one wakes up the following morning asking if it's a bad time? Note to self...be sure to check...)

Thank you very much kind sir.
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« Reply #213 on: May 29, 2009, 10:23:13 pm »

What're Realtors? They sound nasty.

'course, if you're talking about estate agents, we may well have a serious problem.
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« Reply #214 on: May 29, 2009, 10:38:59 pm »

As the truly wonderful Mr. Steven Fry once said:

"Estate Agents: love them or loathe them, you'd be mad not to loathe them."

Pass me my Thunderbuss, there's one outside the club right now...
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Nikola Tesla
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« Reply #215 on: May 30, 2009, 12:19:13 am »

Quote from: Sir Nikolas Vandigroth
What're Realtors? They sound nasty.

'course, if you're talking about estate agents, we may well have a serious problem.


You don't have "Realtors" on your side of the water.  They use the term "estate agents" there to disguise their extraterrestrial origin.

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Pass me my Thunderbuss, there's one outside the club right now...


Awk!  Are they setting up one of their infernal signs, like these?

Spoiler (click to show/hide)

Get out your Thunderbuss indeed! *Readies pocket Death Ray and takes cover*

If you see those they are on the attack!
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[Incidentally...please don't ask me how I know this...to be a "Realtor" the agent has to be a member of the National Association of Realtors, and it seems unlikely that any agents overseas would join a U.S. lobbying organization.  The name should be capitalized, as it is a trademarked term similar to a brand name.  There have been lawsuits concerning its use!  If the agent isn't a "Realtor" s/he must use the term "real estate agent", or some other equivalent, in the U.S.  In the remainder of the English-speaking world, I believe they all use the term "estate agents".  They are indeed all quite nasty, though those using "Realtor" are nastier than most, as they are members of an organization whose stated objectives include influencing the very government.]

(The above in brackets is out-of-character truth).
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von Corax
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« Reply #216 on: May 30, 2009, 03:39:47 am »

I am not certain, but I believe in this country the terms "realtor" (not capitalized) and "real estate agent" are used interchangeably, depending upon whether one is paying by the word, or being paid by the word.

Also, all realtors must be licensed, in order to prevent their uncontrolled proliferation.
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Nikola Tesla
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« Reply #217 on: May 30, 2009, 03:50:28 am »

Also, all realtors must be licensed, in order to prevent their uncontrolled proliferation.

That doesn't seem to have helped down here (they get licensed by state - pretty much how everything is done here; NAR membership is apparently optional).  In recent years they have proliferated pretty much uncontrollably, despite an apparent state-by-state cap on new licenses.

We can only hope that this "down market" disease helps control their numbers.

I have another who has warned me of its imminent arrival (Monday morning); I am researching pit traps...
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helios
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« Reply #218 on: May 30, 2009, 03:55:33 am »

*Wakes up*
Lunch time already? Oh, no. Real Estate Agents. Scum of the known galaxy.
*Assembles Aetheric-Magneto-Ray. Loads said weapon.*
Anyone for whisky when all this is over? I have a fine single malt that is simply begging to be opened.
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Nikola Tesla
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« Reply #219 on: May 30, 2009, 04:36:21 am »

*peers around wing-back chair*

Anyone got a good count of how many are out there?
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« Reply #220 on: May 30, 2009, 05:03:05 am »

*peers around wing-back chair*

Anyone got a good count of how many are out there?

Enough....
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« Reply #221 on: May 30, 2009, 09:43:19 pm »

Even one finds itself to be too many.
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« Reply #222 on: May 30, 2009, 10:41:34 pm »

Especially since they can proliferate with so little effort! Shocked

Everyone must check under his bed tonight for their body-snatcher pods.  We wouldn't want any...accidental changes...involving sudden devolution of our esteemed members.

Gentlemen, I fear I must take the blame for this little intrusion; it is clear that I was in fact followed here.  Hence I shall see to it we have adequate weaponry and, of course, plenty of refreshment for once this is over.

If all else fails, we could burn the clubhouse down; they won't be able to sell it then...oh excuse me, stone clubhouse...my mistake.

*requests an assistant be sent to his lair for more supplies*

Edited to add:  anyone here a biologist?  Perhaps this "down market" virus could be engineered for an emergency level of virulence...
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« Reply #223 on: May 30, 2009, 11:10:07 pm »

-sneaks in through the back door, and bolts it to prevent real estate agent intrusion-

Pardons, gents- I know, I know, wrong gender, but honest to goodness, I'm as close to a gent as one in my unfortunate condition can get. But anyhow, this is not the time for petty disputin'!

See, as I happened to be walkin' by, I was accosted by men in suits, with souless eyes and breifcases, asking me if I was preparing to move homes in the near distant future. Tried to tell them I live on a flying boat but, they didn't respond...

I fink the end is nigh, fellows. May I order a single malt?
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« Reply #224 on: May 31, 2009, 04:58:36 am »

See, as I happened to be walkin' by, I was accosted by men in suits, with souless eyes and breifcases, asking me if I was preparing to move homes in the near distant future. Tried to tell them I live on a flying boat but, they didn't respond...

Simply tell them yes, you plan to move homes, but you can't sell as you intend to take your home with you. Be certain to wear your goggles when you do this, as there could be exploding heads.
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