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Myeth
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(01-05-2018, 02:09 AM)SeaWyrm Wrote:
(01-05-2018, 01:35 AM)☆ C.H.W.O.K.A ☆ Wrote: combine the coffee and tea into one drink to save time
Seconded. Make some herbal, chocolatey tea-coffee.

Chaotic neutral route, perfect!!! Thirding this

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[finger guns emojis] i gotchu

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kilozombie
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You formulate a plan. You shift your head to Stax, who seems to be contentedly finishing off his drink, despite his initial disdain for its composition.

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She lets out a huff of air.

You don't waste any time. The coffee seems to have already been made earlier in the morning, perhaps before you got here-- but making a custom teabag with Mothgrant aromatics does take you almost the full turn.

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You complete the drink. Beyond the teabags, the hardest part was sprinkling in a good amount of cocoa powder and powdered sugar-- and then stirring vigorously.

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Your 'tender sense works on each drink separately, despite identical composition, as they're being served to different patrons.

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You glance back. The mango hasn't grilled... anything like you were hoping, and now appears quite burnt, with molasses spilled all over the left half of the stove. The eggs do look fantastic, though. And the perfume soup looks... orange.

Though it's currently temporary, you have hired your first assistant, Egg Coordinator Stax.

Provided you can sort the mess with Laren's breakfast, you will gain a bartending level on the next turn.

Cup status: 4 occupied, 1 dirty (Stax's Fruit Battery)
Plate status: 1 occupied (Laren's breakfast, WIP), 2 free

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The Cabinet has been updated with your new coffee-and-tea-related finds, as well as ingredients depleted with both the creation of the drinks and your efforts at making Laren breakfast.

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I am currently taking any and all species/patron/lore/art prompts for YWUIAB! If you'd like to drop a patron in, or have a fun idea for a species in this grand and vast universe, or anything like that, feel free to post it in the thread or PM me if you'd like to keep it a surprise! <3
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01-05-2018, 06:54 AM
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Lordlyhour
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What sort of Bartender takes constructive criticism, you ask? A Bartender who was not expecting to be a Bartender this time yesterday! My friend is somewhat eccentric, Decided this place needed a bar and someone to tend said bar and believes Heavily in the art of trial by fire! I am making everything up as I go along and am pleasantly surprised Nothing has gone horribly, horribly wrong just yet! And Yes, we do take local currency! We also take Esoteric Knickknacks, Favours, Things A Bar Needs For Continued Sustained Usage (Because Honestly Who Starts A Bar With Only 6 Glasses Available?) and Other Things That Would Make My Life Easier! (Currently Seeking a PDA(The Computational Device, Not the Affectionate Gestures(though honestly if things keep up at this pace, I will probably need a hug soon enough)))

As For The Mango, try to slice off the parts that aren't too burnt and then arrange them artistically around the Egg. Plating is Important!
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Myeth
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Oh gosh this breakfast does not sound appetising at all

also seconding all the smart stuff lordly jus said, probs got a better handle than the whole lot of us lmao

"Hells yeah dudebro we accept local currency, uptop" and then slowly back up into the kitchen n atleast test the food to see if iy tastes decent

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01-05-2018, 01:02 PM
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☆ C.H.W.O.K.A ☆
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shave off the burnt bits, that's just caramelized molasses and should have just sunk the flavor into the mango itself. while you're spinning these plates try literally spinning a plate

patrons:

a telephone booth

medusa's wig

a goddess

a giant set of wind-up chattering teeth

johnny appleseed, but for cups and plates and utensils and such

a land-walking man-sized talking squid with soft fur

Tim Computers, the inventor of computers

a very small planet orbiting a very small star

an animal made entirely of tails

adult-size human infant

a smurf

an automaton of twisted-up plastic pipe with a beer bong mouth

just a human leg leading directly into a human arm, on a rollerskate

smoke

a dead president

and one of these is actually the truck driver who shows up with replenished supplies courtesy of the bar owner
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01-05-2018, 01:47 PM
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SeaWyrm
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>Save the burnt mango bits for a drink. You never know.

Patrons:
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A rat-king.
The anthropomorphic personification of the color puce.
A rat-queen.
A golem made from recycled aluminum cans.
"It's *Stan™*!"
A holy man from the rapid-riders of Elumu Canyon
A turtle with a symbiotic, hyperintelligent sand dollar on its head.
A rat, who also happens to be a king.
David Letterman.
Today's Number: 3
Intelligent street dogs, some with bookish intelligence, and some with strategic cunning.
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01-05-2018, 06:36 PM
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Fellow
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Put a scoop of undying liver in the perfume soup to try and filter out any human unfriendly components.

Trying to mimic myeth's art style for this one:
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01-05-2018, 08:21 PM
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(01-05-2018, 08:21 PM)Fellow Wrote: Put a scoop of undying liver in the perfume soup to try and filter out any human unfriendly components.

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this character is so blessed i love them

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01-05-2018, 10:14 PM
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FlanDab
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A lizard who will literally die when they get separated with the book they're born with.
A snake who sleeps and disappears on people's heads, eating their dreams.
An eternally melacholic hound with blood that's naturally saturated with depressants.
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kilozombie
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You begin to cut up the mango, extracting parts that aren't too burnt. The molasses component is no longer particularly noticeable, but you've wasted some molasses anyhow-- no matter. It's time to start plating your dish.

However, first things first. Gotta make yourself clear to Nadezhda.

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Morning has passed. The time is now afternoon, which will tend to be longer and slightly more difficult than the morning. You are given a several-turn break between segments of time to recover.

You have gained a bartending level. You may now pick up to two skills. Any that you do not pick will be available again next time you level up, as well as new skills.

Intrusive: Introduction cards will show a bio for a given character.

Intuitive: Introduction cards will show somebody's ingredient preferences.

Copier: You can now use the Unshaken to replicate a drink you've previously made, once per day.

Cannoneer: You can now pop the top off the Unshaken at will, releasing whatever reaction is inside.

Scribe: You gain information about any ingredient at will, thrice per day.

Scavenger: You gain a cup and plate every day, when you choose.

Drunken Faster: You can wash 1 dish per turn instantly while drunk.

Drunken Master: Your attacks deal incredible damage while drunk.

Cup status: 4 occupied, 1 dirty (Stax's Fruit Battery)
Plate status: 1 occupied (Laren's TQoaBT), 2 free

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You have gained some more information in The Cabinet by making Laren breakfast.

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Place your 2 votes on which skills to give Drinkmaster Greene. First and second place will be the skills gained.

Spoiler: Author's Note
Thanks for all the fantastic suggestions, y'all! Already making plans to use the lot of 'em soon, but for now: enjoy a break to recover and chat with patrons.
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01-07-2018, 06:08 AM
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☆ C.H.W.O.K.A ☆
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scavenger for sure. intuitive sounds useful, but creatively constraining — intrusive sounds much more fun
01-07-2018, 06:13 AM
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also tell terry and stax that they can settle it like adults over a game of pool or karaoke or they can get the hell out
01-07-2018, 06:17 AM
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Lordlyhour
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Intuitive and scavenger. just because we know what they might prefer doesn't mean we need to make them something using Just That. Or that at ALL. and just because they like certain ingredients doesn't mean said ingredients are necessarily part of any given cocktail they want. Or that we'll nessesarily HAVE any of the ingredients that they'll like. OR that the ingredients they like will necessarily go well together.

Clean Stax's Dirty Glass, Make an effort to clean the stove.

Also, we do have to give Stax Credit; He did do a magnificent job with the eggs.
Also ask if Stax and Terry really must argue, they not do it here. The Starwood Bough is a place for Peace, tranquility and Bar-Fare of Dubious but hopefully improving quality.

(and as for not knowing our friend's name, well. I, Lordlyhour, have Shared Houses with people for multiple consecutive months before learning their name. I suggest we tell our customers that our friend is just really cagey (which is true) and doesn't like to tell people their name (also true) and in any case, if someone gave ME a buisness out of the blue, I'd definitely consider them a friend. The Artifact of Power (don't mention this) and Bringing me into exitstance (don't mention this either) are just cherries on top)
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Vic
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Intrusive, if not that scavenger.

I believe one can glean the patrons preferences through a quick foray into their past, but if not that, there should be more cups and plates at this establishment.

Speaking of cups and plates. I believe washing some may be a beneficial course of action.
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a52
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Intrusive. Making shit up on the fly is too much fun to get Intuitive. Also Scavenger would probably be good too
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SeaWyrm
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Intrusive, Copier.

(Copier is broken OP, so we definitely need to have it.)

I think it's worth knowing peoples' ingredient preferences, so we should get Intuitive soon. Don't think it's actually at odds with making stuff up. Kind of the opposite, actually.
01-07-2018, 09:30 AM
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Intuitive and Scavenger
Knowing the customers likes/dislikes should lead to better drinks.
And we need more cups. Badly.
(Or worse if we want to do that. I don't know why we would, but its an option.)

Would like to get copier, but that can wait until we get a repeat customer.

Quiet. Good for an unusual opinion. Doesn't talk much.
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Fellow
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Copier is nice since we can use it to get extras of rare ingredients like the unicorn tears.
Intrusive might be nice too.

Also Cannoneer and Drunken Master are foreboding by their existence.

Oh and unless too many people at the same time want a plate, we can compensate for our lack of plates and glasses by having someone wash them for us. We could even send someone to buy more plates and glasses with our earned money as a favor. So I don't think we should get scavenger.


If Laren doesn't want the soup we can eat it ourselves. It's gonna be a long day and green's gonna need energy.
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Myeth
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>Intrusive n' scavenger!!

They seem alot cooler sounding imo

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You have picked the skills Scavenger and Intrusive. You may now find a plate and cup at any point today, and any future introduction cards will include a bio.

Terry glares at Stax. Stax looks back in amusement.

The rest of the bar seems uncomfortable. This is your chance to intervene! While you're washing Stax's dirty cup, of course.

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The cup's finished washing, after some intense work with a sponge. You've still got some time before afternoon begins.

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Plate status: 1 occupied (Laren's TQoaBT), 2 free

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01-08-2018, 04:18 AM
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don't bother washing water from the past
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SeaWyrm
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Yeah, all he basically did was look at it, right?

Charge them their undying loyalty. That's the price for drinking here.
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> Ask how much coffee and tea usually cost then charge them that.

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> How about they get us those cups they said they could get us and call it a deal.
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Laren is eyeing Stax with some low contempt-- or at least the strongest she can manage. The way things went earlier clearly aren't sitting well with her.

You just empty out Terry's cup and call it a day. The ice cubes rattle loudly against your sink before drifting towards the drain, destined to meet a melted grave. There's still a few flakes of chowm in the glass, but you decide it's menial, and set things back under the counter, ready to be used for drinks.

Gotta get payment from the bug pair. They sit anxiously-- Voronezh trying to hide his urgency, and Nadezhda making no effort.

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Grumbling to herself, Nad fumbles through various forms of currency in one of her pockets, before finally extracting a smaller pouch full of what sounds like glass coins. She counts out four, and points out that each one is actually worth five tokens.

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You are fucking rolling in it.

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Nadezhda and Voronezh have left the bar moderately satisfied with their service after paying you.

Stax has not cleared out from behind the bar. He seems to be sticking around, at least for now.

Laren doesn't seem to be moving.

You hear a pair of vehicles pull up to the side of the bar. By next turn, afternoon will begin, and with it, a range of new patrons.

You've got a little time left before then.

Cup status: 1 occupied (Laren's Sweet Tooth), 2 dirty (Chocolate Bug Yuenyeungs), 2 free
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Scavenger ability: Not yet activated (1 use)

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Spoiler: Author's Notes
Auuuugh.

I'm sorry for not updating. I'm sorry for being sorry about not updating. I really meant to update yesterday ASAP especially considering it wasn't a particularly compelling prompt and I should really be getting a move on with the story. It just becomes an anxiety loop about not doing it and then feeling terrible and unable to do it. I know it's no excuse, but hopefully it makes enough sense to y'all.
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