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Dudley's (New, Improved) Dungeon

< Aug 7th, 2009 >NobodySpecial
Hello Jon, the human
Dweeb, welcome back 
to NetHack!         
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A board beneath     
Garfield squeaks    
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@ "Hmm…"
f       a cat or    
other feline (tame  
large cat called    
Garfield)           
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@ "The game said it. Diet time, Garfield!"

f "But— but— wraiths have zero calories!"

It probably didn't help that he set "fruit" to "lasagna".
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15 Comments

#1 SmashFan2005 Fri, 7 Aug 2009 14:15:17
Aren't wraiths the only monster that you can safely eat without choking? Regardless, E. Simply because my favorite comic strip as a kid was Garfield. I like how you made it three panels.. which is how many panels Garfield's strip normally has anyway.
Last edited: Fri, 7 Aug 2009 14:18:27

#2 ctaboir Fri, 7 Aug 2009 14:57:59
No. I once choked on a wraith corpse in VoTD (on NAO).-edit- apparently, twice. But sure I do not remember every game. By the way, is this a bug to be submitted to devteam?
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#3 NobodySpecial Fri, 7 Aug 2009 14:59:08
The joke is that wraith corpses really do have zero nutrition, yet they're the only food that can make a housecat into a large cat. Just as paradoxically, it is possible to choke on them.

The number of panels was just a happy coincidence. I didn't even think of that until you mentioned it.

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#4 SmashFan2005 Fri, 7 Aug 2009 15:03:35
I thought it was possible I just forgot that it was, lol. Man I've ascended 10 times (4 on NAO) and I'm still learning new things about NetHack..

#5 slowpoke Fri, 7 Aug 2009 15:09:52
I was going to suggest doing Dilbert next, but Dudley already IS Dilbert.
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#6 ctaboir Fri, 7 Aug 2009 15:30:34
@slowpoke: you should use openoffice ;-) not that I can help you more with this...

#7 ctaboir Fri, 7 Aug 2009 15:37:12
And E for the footnote!

#8 slowpoke Fri, 7 Aug 2009 17:26:06
Yes, the footnote brought the grade for this one up a notch.

Thanks for the excellent tech support, ctaboir. Much better than on the other Dudley site. Now, I've run into a strange compilation error while porting a legacy Python program from an Amiga into OO Fortran IV for my Blue Gene desktop system; I'm still sorting it out and will let you know the details soon.

#9 Slandor Fri, 7 Aug 2009 18:06:34
Garfield wields a scroll! Garfield hits the giant spider. The giant spider is killed!

Careful! Bad things can happen on a Monday!

@ a human or elf (physician named Liz)
You feel very attracted to Liz.

...and we're done here. (Not just because I don't want to contemplate the aftermath of the last scene, but because I think we've now done all four types of jokes that you can find in Garfield.)

Last edited: Sat, 8 Aug 2009 01:06:31

#10 ctaboir Fri, 7 Aug 2009 20:16:06
@slowpoke: hoping to get details about your current issue very soon! I will most probably be unable to help you! LOL

#11 Manutraveler Fri, 7 Aug 2009 21:02:36
@Slandor: You have forgotten another type.

Click! Garfield triggers a rolling boulder trap.
The boulder hits the little dog named Odie.

And E from another Garfield fan.

PS: I've chocked on a wraith corpse on level 6... when I was going up for the elemental planes with the amulet. A real wall banger.

#12 Quint Sat, 8 Aug 2009 00:34:16
Wow.

This happened while I was busy.

This is awesome.

#13 mijae Thu, 20 Aug 2009 08:19:59
One more type: the Schrodinger's cats would all be renamed Nermal, and come in a large box that you can read. The message you can read of course, would be "To: Abu Dhabi"

#14 Sorceror Sun, 20 Sep 2009 15:50:21
Garfield hits the kitten called Nermal!

#15 BreathOfSorrows Wed, 24 Feb 2010 08:23:39
E for a reference to one of my all-time favorite comics.

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