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10th July 2005, 08:36 PM
Is it me or is there no activity in RPGs anymore? If so, does anyone want to start a new one?
10th July 2005, 08:41 PM
I do! I just got here, and I'd love to be in one involving what really is inside the SNS Eggs.
10th July 2005, 09:03 PM
I've made a promise to post more in the other ones so i'll be too busy right now. But i'll join later. As soon as we can conclude one or two. ;)
10th July 2005, 09:11 PM
I just kinda got tired of "great idea"... It just didn't go in the right direction, and I don't feel like reading the thing and catching up.
10th July 2005, 10:40 PM
I'll join this one sence it's kinda too late to be in the RWP rpg or Great idiea. So sure! =D
10th July 2005, 10:43 PM
Let's have it where we don't talk like a play script. Let's actually use quotation marks and stuff. It just...looks better.
10th July 2005, 10:56 PM
Okay. Sounds good to me. So speach will be in the " marks, and actions will be in * stars.
10th July 2005, 11:29 PM
:withstpid: Yeah. That sounds good.
10th July 2005, 11:33 PM
Okies, so when shoud we make profiles and stuffs? Wait for R Hunter?
10th July 2005, 11:39 PM
I might join..
11th July 2005, 12:34 AM
I'll join if the RPG isn't about SNS. We all ready have two SNS-based RPGs, so try to think up a plot more original than that.
11th July 2005, 01:32 AM
Our's doesn't have to be about the "finding them and unlocking teh dragon kazooie!!!11" My plan was that the heroes (us in the rp) head to Blackeye's Colony and travel to different worlds and stuff.
12th July 2005, 04:32 AM
Hmm... Sounds good, but on second thought I don't feel like joining a fourth rpg right now.
12th July 2005, 07:08 AM
Hmmhmm. I guess I'll start the story.
Banjo and Kazooie had been wandering around the Isle O' Hags ever since Banjo-Tooie ended, looking for a home. Kazooie, however, was getting very impatient, and becoming even more irritable than usual. The only reason they didn't settle down with Bottles is-
"Hey, could you GET TO THE POINT?"
Geez! Anyway, they were at the Wasteland walking past the crack that leads to the CCL Bubble when a Zubba with purple eyes falls in front of them, unconcious.
"Woah, that was totally random!" Banjo said. "Yeah, it was random all right, but let's get out of here! I'm allergic to bees!" Kazooie snapped. "ungh..." "AAAAAHHHHHH! It's waking up! I'm off to CCL!" Kazooie screamed. With that, she jumps out of the backback and runs over to the CCL bubble. "Geez, Kazooie, it likely wouldn't have stung you..."
At the word 'stung' the zubba jumps and flies 10 feet up. "Oh, zzzt. I fell out of CCL.... That's the third time this week." it mumbled. It then noticed Banjo, and didn't react like a bee should... "Oh, hey there, how are you?"
Banjo thought that all bees hated bears, so he was startled by this. He replied, "Ummm. Hi. My name is Banjo. And yours?" "Zippop. You know, you're the first bear who didn't act scared of me..." "Well, most bears know that most zubbas think they are mortal enemies... that's probably why." "Why is that?" "Well, I, like you, Zippop, don't really understand. By the way, I noticed that you don't carry your z's like other zubbas." "Yeah, that is weird. It runs in my family. I don't know why." "Well, now that I know that you won't sting me, let's go let you meet Kazooie."
12th July 2005, 06:11 PM
Hey don't start another one yet! I actually have a plan but I need to finish the RPG im doing first.
12th July 2005, 08:18 PM
Sorry, I just really want to continue. You can join whenever, it doesn't matter.
Auhin, Tiptup's only son, was running out of Jolly Roger Lagoon and into the Cliff Top, screaming. "Big fish! Big fish swallowed daddy!" he wailed at the top of his lungs. Then, as he was running towards a green baddie, he tripped on a rock and fell. "Owwee! Somebody help!" Just then, a huge, flying pirate ship materialized in the distance. It was coming straight towards the Cliff Top! When it landed on the platform with the metal warp silo, two Pirate baddies that Auhin recognized from Turtleview Cove jumped out. They walked right past Auhin and into JRL. A few minutes later they came back out with Captain Blackeye between the two. He gasped as he saw his new, spiffed up ship. Blackeye and the Pirates boarded the ship.
In the spur of the moment, Auhin got up, forgetting his pain, and tiptoed up behind the three. As they got on, he slipped in as well. Auhin made his way into the Pirates' cabins and tiptoed past cabin-rooms of some Pirates, all sound asleep. Auhin found a spare room and sneaked in there.
13th July 2005, 01:17 AM
Ok, now i'll continue my part....
"Kazooie? This zubba won't sting you." "Oh, ok then.' "Hello, red bregull. My name is Zippop." "Hey, why do you not carry your z's?" "Kazooie! Introduce yourself!" "Fine! I'm Kazooie! Don't even think about stinging me, racoon face!" Why would I want to do that?"
Kazooie blinked. She thought zubbas were barbaric, unlogical. She didn't expect that response.
"Why do you think zubbas are barbaric?" "HEY! I never said that!" "You didn't?" Zippop seemed to be able to hear people's thoughts as is they were spoken! "WOAH! I can?!?" Careful, Zippop, you don't want to break the fourth wall! "Oh, sorry." *sigh* Kazooie breaks the fourth wall way too much, we don't need another character being a jerk. "I heard that!" Kazooie! Ah, well.
"Do you want to come to "ZZe hive", as it is called?" "NO WAY! I'm allergic to bees!" "Well, then, Kazooie, leave CCL. It is ruled by them." "AH! Let's get out of here, Banjo!" "Hold it." said a cold, penetrating voice.
Ok, before I can continue, I NEED to know.... Are we, or are we not, going to use SnS?
13th July 2005, 01:22 AM
Blackeye and the two leader Pirates were talking. "Welcome back," said one. "Good to be back," said Blackeye as he looked at the ship.
Auhin thought it was so cool to be on a pirate ship. Just then, it took off into the air! It was flying at full speed! Auhin got scared as he slided across the floor.
13th July 2005, 01:46 AM
Rats. Oh well. I'll change it, as I need some thing for the monarch to have to make him more powerful....
"Zoto! Why do you bother us?" "I can't let anyone who knowzzzz of zze monarchy of zzzubbazzz get away, can I?" "No! Zoto! Don't! They're my friends!" "Pah! Zzzippop? Friendzzz? Hahaha. I can't believe that. Anyway, friendzzz or no, they muzzzt be eliminated."
Zoto holds out an opal with a spectacular shine. "No! I won't let you!" "And how do you do that, Zzzippop, if you can't catch me?" All of a sudden, Zoto dissapears... and is behind BK! He then proceeds to knock out Banjo and throw Kazooie off the cliff. "Heh. With the power of the opal lending me zzzuper zzzpeed, I can rule the world!"
There. No SnS, but still the way I like it.
13th July 2005, 02:59 AM
Oh, never mind! If you want to use SNS, you can. I thought you were one of those people who didn't want to..
Auhin slid around on the floor as the ship flew through the air. He got so scared he hid inside his shell and began to worry. Then his mind began to wonder about things in the past...
He remembered his father singing and showing his choir a new song. They each sang with simple tones, but when they sang as one, the music was beautiful. The song rang through Auhin's head. You have learned the Turtle Tune!
13th July 2005, 03:15 AM
No problem. I'll continue it and meet us up...
Kazooie couldn't believe it. She thought that the SnS eggs were the only things that gave super powers. She thought that this would be her last thought, too- she was very near the ground! Suddenly, she saw a pirate ship materialize uder her. She flapped her wings to slow down, and then she thought she heard the Tiptup choir inside the ship...
Auhin couldn't take it anymore. He stood on a box and started singing the Turtle Tune at the top of his lungs. A few minutes later, the ship hit the ground with a jolt that caused him to fly through the ceiling. He looked around and saw that all of the pirates were asleep! He decided to loot around for things.... He found:
a pearl necklace,
25 grenade eggs,
50 ice eggs,
100 blue eggs,
50 fire eggs,
10 Clockwork kazooie eggs,
and a very shiny diamond.
He picked them all up and had a rush of memory...Suddenly, he saw something... "Kazooie!" he cried, happy that he had found a familiar face. Running over, he started explaining to her everything that had happened And everything he had picked up. However, he didn't notice that she was out cold until she groaned and shifted. Waking up, Kazooie snapped "Hey! Those are my eggs!" and took them away. Then she remembered Auhin and said "Hey, you're Tiptup's son!" "Yep!" Auhin then explained everything to her again, and was startled by her reaction to the diamond. "Let me see that!" she said and took the diamond.
If you can think up a power for the diamond, continue with Kazooie figuring it out and trying it on the ship. I was thinking super strength.
13th July 2005, 12:52 PM
Meanwhile, Vamp was trying to capture another baddie from MadMonster Mantion. "Bah crap. Got away." Looking up at the sky, she said to herself "Ren... Where are you?". *Someone comes up behind Vamp* "Are you crying?" *Vamp looks up and whipes the tears from her eyes* "Who the hell are you? And I wasnt crying!" *Steaps out of the darkess* "Your worst nightmare." *Swipes Vamp into a bag and walks off with her* "What the? Let me go you son of a-" *Bag gets tossed through a portal into Grunty's lair* *Vamp falls out of bag* "Where am I?" Vamp looks around, surprized, she sees a door. "Whats in here?" *Walks through* (To Be Continued)
13th July 2005, 12:55 PM
you guys can start your own rpg i will do another one.
13th July 2005, 02:51 PM
Meanwhile, on a faraway island, wait a girl and a dragon. Odd, isn't it.
"Is the potion almost done, Beryl?"
"Is it done NOW?"
"NO! I need but one more item..."
"Is it the eye of a rare Zubba bee?"
"Actually, yes. I've always known you were a good guesser, Topaz."
"Whee, off to the Isle O' Hags! I love an adventure!"
"...You know too much."
And so Topaz (which is the girl) and Beryl (the dragon) set out on an adventure. BUT THAT'S NOT THE END OF MY POST!
They did not realize how close they were to the Isle, and reach it in within an hour.
BERYL - I think there's one up the top of that mountain. C'mon, let's take this elevator.
Before they can say anything else interesting, they are in the zubba hive, where Zoto waits, unnoticing.
TOPAZ - There he is!
ZOTO - What?
Topaz quickly says some mumbo-jumbo, vaporizing Zoto.
BERYL - What?! You were just supposed to get the eye, the EYE!
TOPAZ - Don't get a hernia, we'll do it right next time. We just need to find another...
13th July 2005, 04:48 PM
Uh-oh. You're going to come after me, aren't you? Oh, wait my eyes are different, so HAH. My eye would mess up your potion.
"I think.... this is the gem of super strength. Let's try it on the ship." Kazooie said, marveling the diamond. She jumps off of the ship, as does Auhin. Using the diamond's power, she tries to pick it up... and vaporizes it! "Woah! What just happened?"...Kazooie didn't reply. Auhin looked over at her and saw she had her wings over her head and the diamond was even brighter than usual. "It's... invisibility..." She stopped using the diamond and the ship came back. "Woah! So, you're saying these gems give super powers?!?" "Yeah. Let's go find Banjo and that Zippop guy." "Not so fast, Kazooie." "Who are you?!" "Someone who you need to meet." "Ummm.... Kazooie? Who are you talking to?"
In a bright flash, Kazooie disappeared. "Kazooie? KAZOOIE! I guess I'll have to go looking for Banjo myself...." "Don't be scared, little one. Auhin... come..." In another bright flash, Auhin was gone. "Auhin. Kazooie. Yoiu finally found the gem of invisibility."
"Wait, who the heck are you? And how do you know our names?" "I have a feeling... she knows everything about this world..."
Meanwhile, in CCL, Banjo was coming to. He slowly opened his eyes... and found himself in a compartment of a very large hive. "Banjo... Finally, he's awake..." "ungh... That you, Zippop?" "Yeah. Zoto knocked you out, and threw Kazooie off the cliff, but birds can fly, can't they?" "Kazooie can only fly if she's taken off at a fly pad..." "Oh, great. Well, she could flap to slow herself down." "Yeah. She can do that. She's not dead... but as our DNA is intertwined, I can sense her... but... not right now for some reason." "What do you mean?" It seems that she is in an alternate reality or something..."
There. That is my specialty. Plot twist.
13th July 2005, 05:05 PM
Auhin, Kazooie, and a woman were in some kind of ice chamber. Auhin recognized the woman from tales his father used to tell him. She was Brentilda! "Brentilda! It's me, Auhin, son of Tiptup," he exclaimed.
Brentilda said, "Hello, child. Yes, I am Brentilda. I have brought you here to show you your next quest. You will need Zippop's help for this quest. You must find that bee first. Kazooie, help him find Zippop. Then, Auhin must stop Captain Blackeye."
Kazooie nodded. The two were warped back to Cloud Cukooland. Kazooie snatched up Auhin and carried him to the largest beehive in the Land. Inside was Zippop and Banjo.
The breegull immediately jumped in Banjo's pack. Auhin ran up to Zippop.
"I don't beleive we've met before," said Zippop.
"I'm Auhin, son of Tiptup."
13th July 2005, 05:33 PM
I don't really think this is a good time for me to come in, so someone else post.
13th July 2005, 05:41 PM
Meanwhile, at Blackeye's Colony, the flying Pirate Ship landed in the Docks. Blackeye and his pirates disembarked. They traveled to Blackeye's old lair, made of yellow stone. It had a huge gate and tons of baddies protecting the outer rim.
13th July 2005, 05:41 PM
Yes. That's somewhat like how I planned it.
The four have to leave CCL, because of Kazooie's chronic fear of bees. So, after Zippop says goodbye to his family, they set out. "Hey, check this out." Kazooie said. With that, he turned Zippop invisible. "Kazooie! What happened?" Banjo said, suprised. "You must have a gemstone. The diamond, I presume?" said Zippop. "Woah. How'd ya know?" "I heard of it before." he said with a sly grin that the others couldn't see because he was still invisible." Kazooie stopped using the diamond and Zippop took it. "The legends are playing out... Brentilda! We need to talk to you!" "Right."
Instantly, they were all transported to the ice key chamber, which had been preserved by ancient powers after Grunty's lair was destroyed. "Brentilda. We have found two gemstones." With that, he held up the Opal and the Diamond. "Good. Good. Now, we will endow the correct users. Zippop. You are the rightful keeper of the Opal." "I am honored." "And I will keep the Diamond until the righful owner comes up. Using a gem when you have not been endowed as the rightful keeper of that gem will cause corruption to evil. "Ah, so that explains Zoto." "Yes. Now, I cannot guess the correct user until you know him or her, Zippop." "Hey, invisibility... could that be skull for brains? Mumbo?" "Hmm.. the legends state that a shaman would be the keeper of invisibility... and by the way, I am glad that you found that diamond without knowing about it." "Why? i was looting around, and..." "The diamond is totally unnoticable if it hasn't been found, unless the finder does not have the desire to find them all." "Oh.."
With that, they head off to Mumbo' skull to see if he is the shaman they need...
I'd continue, but I need to do something else... be back later.
13th July 2005, 06:08 PM
"Me will keep Diamond of Invisibility," said Mumbo. He snatched the Diamond. "Well, I guess that answers that," said Auhin. Banjo and Kazooie warped to the ice key chamber with Brentilda. "You two have done your part. Zippop and Auhin must finish the rest." Banjo and Kzooie nodded. They warped back. They told the bee and the turtle of what Brenty had told them. The two began their journey to Blackeye Colony.
Please, can we invent our own characters? I don't want B and K being main parts of the story. Auhin and Zippop should be the main heroes!
13th July 2005, 08:20 PM
I'm going to make and actual game based on this RP! I've already made an Auhin model, check it out!
EDIT: I can't figure out how to attach files. Can someone help?
EDIT2: Never mind. It was my browser. I'll add my Auhin and Banjo sprites. I made them with a strange program that doesn't seem to draw as good as Rm2k's RTP.
13th July 2005, 09:20 PM
Yes it is, lol..You have to be on the "Post Reply" screen. Anyway, here are some pics.
13th July 2005, 10:22 PM
OK, back to the RP.
"There he is..." Whispered Topaz from behind a bush. She had spotted Zippop and was ready to pounce. She jumped out and shouted, "Stop right there!". Zippop could barely manage to say "Who? What?" before his large purple eye was grabbed and pulled on hard. "Aggh, stop!!" He screeched. "What are you doing?!" Yelled Auhin. "We- have- to get- this- EYE- for - a- SPELL!" Replied Topaz. "The spellbook said so." Added the dragon, Beryl. Auhin thought about this for a minute, then said, "...Let me see that book!". Beryl passed Auhin the book. "This says eye of a Flubba bee." Suddenly everyone was silent, and the tugging stopped. "You aren't such a good guesser after all, Topaz." Said Beryl. "Oops." She replied. "Hey, I've got a Flubba eye right here! Dead bees fall into my homelake all the time!" Said Auhin. "I'd rather not think about that." Said Zippop, who was still in pain.
How's that? I didn't really get that part with the ice chamber, so I might not have done something right.
13th July 2005, 11:28 PM
Yes, I like those sprites, Zippop!
Auhin and Zippop resumed travel. Zippop carried Auhin off the Cliff Top and then dropped down a couple of hundred feet. Zippop hovered down and came to a halt when they reached the ocean. Zippop let go of Auhin. Auhin splashed into the water, and resurfaced. Zippop relaxed on Auhin's shell as Auhin swam towards their destination. They made a great team.
13th July 2005, 11:36 PM
Grr... Am I not still there? I'd like someone to achknowledge my existance, and not just leave like nothing ever happened.
Also, is anyone else gonna join this RP?
14th July 2005, 01:00 AM
Sorry, AWG, really. Anyway, Auhin, BK is going to be in here. It's a Banjo RPG. The gems are the main focus. You can't just leave it with mumbo lke that, anyway. He'd be corrupted by it and become evil! I think that I'm going to make my own RP if this keeps up... Anyway, here's another bit.
When they reach Mumbo's skull, he tells them that he thinks he isn't the one. However, he will go to the IKC and see. When they reach the IKC, Brentilda says he is not yet ready. He must settle his rivalries before he can be the keeper. "Wumba is mean to Mumbo. But Mumbo must settle spat." So Mumbo left for Wumba's Wigwam.
I decided that since auhin didn't want DB, I'll take him out.
14th July 2005, 02:32 AM
Ok, so Auhin and Zippop are still in the ocean right? Sorry, AWG, do you want to travel with Auhin and Zippop? You can if you want. It's up to you, lol..
And what I meant was not letting Banjo and Kazooie be main heroes. I mean, it is a Bk rpg, but that just means you have the same universe and characters. The fun thing is using characters we never knew that well, like Tiptup's son, or Zippop. Get what I mean? :/
Auhin was swimming as Zippop was resting on his shell. As they paddled onward, they came to a strange island with straw huts and purple Grublins walking around. They eagerly awaited their new guests and showed them to a guest hut they could use to rest in.
Umm..is Zippop a girl or guy, lol?
14th July 2005, 02:55 AM
He's a guy. Remember, Zippop has the Opal, so he can use and give super speed. I'll do a bit now.
"So, Auhin, what do we do when we reach our destination?" "Who knows? I think that it'll be fun, though..." "Yeah..." Auhin and Zippop rest for the night. They wake up feeling completely refreshed. *yawn* "good morning, shake....." It took Auhin about 5 seconds to realize that he had just addressed a shake. "Shake?!?" Auhin sat straight up to come face-to-uhh..glass with a king-sized chocolate shake. "bluhgurble"(good. You're awake.) "Who's there?" Zippop moaned as he sat up and yawned. Seeing the shake, he asked Auhin if he was going to finish it. "gurgle! bluhgrabluh!"(I'm not any normal shake! My name is Mogo!) "Talking shake!" "Uh, zippop, it's just gurgleing..."gurgle"(No. It's shake talk.) "He says that it's shake talk..." "Woah! You can understand it!?!" "blugrap"(Follow me.) "It says follow it..." "Shakes can't mov-" At that time the shake jumped torward the door. "AAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!" screamed both of them. As if on cue, a blue version of Kazooie walks in. "I knew that you shouldn't have met them, Mogo." "gluhblah"(I thought that they'd seen stuff like this before!) "Who's seen a shake that talk and flies?" "gluh."(You have a point.)
"Anyway, I am Blue Breegull. I-" B_B?!?!?!?!?!? REALLY!?" "...yeah...." "OMG DADDY TOLD ME ALL ABOUT YOU!" "And he told me all about you. Auhin." "WOW!" "Excuse me, My name is Zippop." "Hey there. Looks like you are the next super speeder." "How do you know about the Opal?" "I was the holder of the Green Egg of Speed and Agility. I knew through Brentilda that the next Super Speeder would be a bee." "Wow! B_B, you sure do know a lot!" "Well, one tends to after they helped defeat True Evil and Great Light...." @_@-both of the others. "Now, let's go to my hut where I can explain everything..."
Ok, now you can have Zippop save the others by using the Opal to have awesome reflexes whe the hut collapses or something. Enjoy!
14th July 2005, 03:06 AM
B_B, Auhin, and Zippop were walking to B_B's hut, as some Grublins were construting a new bell tower. One Grublin was at the top of the tower , hammering nails and stuff, when he fell off! Zippop immediately used her speed to zip over to where the Grublin was falling and caught him in the nick of time!
14th July 2005, 03:20 AM
Zippop's a guy. And nice.
"I see that the speed is in good hands." B_B said. "I guess." Zippop replied as he carried the grublin back up and told him to be more careful.
At B_B's hut, he explained all that he had done. Go read "A banjo RPG" if you want to know exactly what is was. I'm not going to type 30 pages, lol. Anyway, the others were dumbfounded. He had almost died quite a few times! And he had been hypnotized by DB into being evil for a long time...
Lke I said above, since auhin didn't want DB, I'm taking him out. Now, REMEMBER! NONE OF THE CURRENT GROUP ARE FEMALE! THE ONLY FEMALE NOTABLE CHARACTER IS KAZOOIE AT THIS TIME!
14th July 2005, 03:20 PM
*sigh* Frankly, I don't want to use B_B or any other breegulls of different colors. And whose is this new villain? I wanted Cap'n Blackeye to be the main villain.
14th July 2005, 03:28 PM
Zippop wants us to read all 30 pages of "Banjo RPG"...
15th July 2005, 11:49 PM
I don't want you to... You can, though. It's awesome. Like a novel, but better.
EDIT: This isn't like I thought it would be. I'm out of here. Sorry Auhin.
EDIT 2: Sorry for being so harsh, it's just that you and I want this thing to go in totally opposite ways, so eventaully it would just fall apart, so I'm going to leave and save this RP. You can keep using Zippop, of course. I just want to add something, to give more versatility, and to say goodbye on an advancing note.
Jink the jinjo was feeling odd recently. It's almost like a god was walking around, from the magic he felt anyway. Jink is a special jinjo, one of the few who is in tune with offensive magic, and able to sense magic in large quantities. He asked permission from Jingaling to leave Jinjo Village on an adventure. Jingaling allowed.
Jink then followed his inner senses to this huge source of magic. On the way, he was jumped by some minjos. "Hey, look, Min. A *****cat Jinjo!" "Why do we have to look like those pansies? I mean really. It's not like they can fend for themselves. Mado, let's get rid of him." "Yeah." "Yeah. Just try."
I'm going to check in here a few times a day, maybe, to continue Jink's story until he meets up with Zippop and Auhin. Then, he's all yours.
20th July 2005, 05:17 AM
Um... did I kill this RP? Anyway, I'll continue Jink's story now.
The Minjos charged at Jink, who proceeded to flip over them and launch off of their shoulders, putting them on the ground. Jink then ran at them and backflip-kicked them into the air, where he jumped up and smashed them into the ground again. "Grouderon!" Jink used magic to cause an earthquake that buried the Minjos. "Luminairo!" Jink's eyes began glowing before he shot a concentrated beam of wind energy at them that dug them up. "Min, I think...that we were wrong...about this...Jinjo..." Yeah...we thought...that no Jinjos...knew how to fight... sorry for the... misunderstanding... what is your name..." I'm Jink. And your almost right. Very few Jinjos do know how to fight, and the ones that do are kind. Valonse." Jink used healing magic to save the Minjos, however it can't restore someone to full health. "I don't understand. I thought that Minjos and Jinjos were total enemies?" "We are, but Jinjos are kind. He just said that! Were you not listening?" "Well, guys, I'm on a mission, so see ya later. Just remember, never underestimate an opponent." Jink smiled. "Or they might not save you like I did."
There ya go. And I just got a new RPG videogame, so that will keep me occupied pretty well. Yup, I'm addicted.
EDIT: FREAK! He's afraid of bees, so he'll be weaker when he gets to you and my char!
31st July 2005, 06:23 AM
Why Is It This Way?!?!?!? Why?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?
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