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Interestingly enough, last time I played a D&D game with the "roll your personal stats" motif, this is roughly the stat distribution I chose.

I Am A: Chaotic Good Human Wizard (4th Level)


Ability Scores:

Strength-12

Dexterity-14

Constitution-13

Intelligence-16

Wisdom-16

Charisma-11


Alignment:
Chaotic Good A chaotic good character acts as his conscience directs him with little regard for what others expect of him. He makes his own way, but he's kind and benevolent. He believes in goodness and right but has little use for laws and regulations. He hates it when people try to intimidate others and tell them what to do. He follows his own moral compass, which, although good, may not agree with that of society. Chaotic good is the best alignment you can be because it combines a good heart with a free spirit. However, chaotic good can be a dangerous alignment because it disrupts the order of society and punishes those who do well for themselves.


Race:
Humans are the most adaptable of the common races. Short generations and a penchant for migration and conquest have made them physically diverse as well. Humans are often unorthodox in their dress, sporting unusual hairstyles, fanciful clothes, tattoos, and the like.


Class:
Wizards are arcane spellcasters who depend on intensive study to create their magic. To wizards, magic is not a talent but a difficult, rewarding art. When they are prepared for battle, wizards can use their spells to devastating effect. When caught by surprise, they are vulnerable. The wizard's strength is her spells, everything else is secondary. She learns new spells as she experiments and grows in experience, and she can also learn them from other wizards. In addition, over time a wizard learns to manipulate her spells so they go farther, work better, or are improved in some other way. A wizard can call a familiar- a small, magical, animal companion that serves her. With a high Intelligence, wizards are capable of casting very high levels of spells.


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Tim Minchin

My brother posted some Tim Minchin videos in his blog a while back, and I was rather impressed with his stuff. So I thought I'd share one I particularly liked:

If you're not angry, you're not paying attention.

Californians: Find someone who voted for prop 8 and tell them, to their face, that they are a bigot, no better than the people who tried to keep Obama out of office because he's black. Just because there's more anti-gay bigots left in California than anti-black bigots doesn't make it ok. They're bigots and they need to be ashamed of what they are.