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ONE-DAY CREATORS ONLY: Which is better?

Making a One-Day NPC
6 (23.1%)
Making love for five minutes
13 (50%)
I am equally ashamed of both
7 (26.9%)

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Author Topic: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?  (Read 13848 times)

Offline jcompton

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One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« on: October 15, 2004, 08:18:34 PM »
There's a truly fascinating discussion on the relative merits of One-Day NPCs at Studio right now. It would be far too dangerous to allow me to participate in that discussion, of course, but I'm still intrigued.

On the honor system, I would like to ask ONLY THOSE OF YOU who have created a One-Day NPC to vote in the poll above.

Edit: Link to Studios deleted, since the GenRev forum no longer exists. But, trust us, it was fascinating.
« Last Edit: June 27, 2005, 02:11:41 PM by Bons »
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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2004, 08:31:51 PM »
Sadly, I am still illegible ineligible to vote in this poll, despite my efforts with Indira (which blossomed in to several months of procrastination), the Turnip Golem (a fifteen minute mod-on-a-whim, but not really an NPC), and all of those Iron Mod things.
« Last Edit: October 15, 2004, 08:34:48 PM by Ghreyfain »
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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2004, 08:44:21 PM »
Oops. I didn't read the eligibility rules.
Does a 4-day NPC count?

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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2004, 08:50:55 PM »
Sometimes, the real value is in the question, not the answer. :)
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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2004, 09:01:21 PM »
Suddenly I feel like I should be called Grasshopper.  :-[

And yes, I did make a 4-day NPC with limited interjections, limited banters, limited stats, etc etc. It started out as a kit, then I went crazy. And it's a joke NPC which I now feel extremely guilty about making. This one truly might be the best thing since Jan.  :-[

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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2004, 09:05:28 PM »
So... if I've made an One-Hour NPC that doesn't even join the party, what does that equal on the sex scale?  30 seconds of innuendo in a chat room?   ???
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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2004, 09:24:54 PM »
So... if I've made an One-Hour NPC that doesn't even join the party, what does that equal on the sex scale? 30 seconds of innuendo in a chat room? ???

If we're going to be doing this on a sliding scale with a ratio of one day to 5 minutes, then a one-day NPC that took several months would mean... Yowza. :D
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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2004, 09:50:56 PM »
Well, I talked JC into qualifying me, and er... I chose lovemaking over coding any day. And twice on Sunday :) I asked my hubby and he too prefered the quicky over me making another one day NPC...  The question is: why I still mod?
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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2004, 09:55:07 PM »
The question is: why I still mod?

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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #9 on: October 15, 2004, 09:58:25 PM »

Given:
t= 5 minutes
S = sex
O = Orgasm
W= Time Well Spent!

t(S) + O = W

I personally derived great pleasure from my One-Day Modding experience.  :pirate

This may explain why it took me 6.4 days, though.



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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #10 on: October 16, 2004, 05:51:46 AM »
I am equally ashamed of both. I'm young and innocent. And Alassa speaks for herself.

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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #11 on: October 16, 2004, 06:00:35 AM »
Oops. I didn't read the eligibility rules.
Does a 4-day NPC count?

ditto.
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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #12 on: October 16, 2004, 06:49:38 AM »
One days far superior to a quickie. Now if that was a 1 day npc vs 1 day of sex I'm afraid I'll have to go with the sex.

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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #13 on: October 16, 2004, 07:54:05 AM »
Bons: that is modding tantra. :) OOOps having never even read a readme of an one day NPC i am not supposed to vote. I thought those with quickies could enter. :(

I could even get in some banter and a quest. :D Sharing the joy  is so much easier with one-day npcs though.
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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #14 on: October 17, 2004, 08:08:39 AM »

 i didn't make the mistake of qualifying myself.  however, even if qualified i would have to ask if this 'making love for five minutes' referred to 'any five consecutive minutes of lovemaking activity' or 'lovemaking that is over in five minutes'.  from most of the explained responses referring to quickies, i suppose it's taken as the latter.  in which case - well, my jury will just have to remain hung until i pop my modding cherry... :pirate
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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #15 on: October 17, 2004, 01:03:32 PM »
Sex.
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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #16 on: October 22, 2004, 03:14:01 PM »
OOOps having never even read a readme of an one day NPC i am not supposed to vote. I thought those with quickies could enter. :(


Same thing here, sorry, I was too fascinated by the headline/poll to read the rules ;D


Edit: Oh, also the poll's headline doesn't allow me to vote. I am truly sorry. But at least I read a One-Day-NPC-Readme :)
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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #17 on: February 02, 2005, 12:16:21 AM »
I didn't vote; I haven't made a One-Day NPC.   :P

But, well, I always vote for sex.  Whenever possible.  And if five minutes is all I can get, I'll take it!   ;)

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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #18 on: February 23, 2005, 07:01:50 AM »
I haven't done either, so I wouldn't know. :)

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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #19 on: February 23, 2005, 09:21:32 AM »
Now you've caught my interest, Moongaze  :)
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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #20 on: February 23, 2005, 09:36:28 AM »
The real question is: Would making a 1 day NPC while having random quickies throughout be superior to one or the other? And perhaps even more importantly, Would it negatively affect the quality of the mod?
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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #21 on: February 25, 2005, 07:19:57 PM »
The real question is: Would making a 1 day NPC while having random quickies throughout be superior to one or the other? And perhaps even more importantly, Would it negatively affect the quality of the mod?

  depends on the scope.  ::)
 
  and size would most definitely matter.
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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #22 on: October 15, 2005, 11:26:38 PM »
Size??  :D
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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #23 on: December 09, 2007, 04:52:16 PM »
Hah.

Both.

But #2 is much, much better for my lifestyle...

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Re: One-Day NPCs: Superior to a quickie?
« Reply #24 on: December 09, 2007, 04:54:10 PM »
I don't remember how I voted. :(

But One-Day NPCs bring joy to more than two(generally) people! Damn, I seem to be wading in RE waters again.

 

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