It's like cake on a fork!
October 5, 2012 1:52 PM Subscribe
Hivemind, please help me come up with weird sayings for the RPG I'm in.
posted by mon-ma-tron to Writing & Language (31 answers total) 19 users marked this as a favorite
So, I'm playing Burning Wheel
with a group of friends. The GM assigned my character the "folksy wisdom" trait.
Since my character is the only one in this game from her particular "cultural background," and since people from her culture are known (in our game's context) for being "mysterious" and "opaque," I've been scoring artha for spouting semi-nonsensical sayings during roleplay. I like ones that are (kind of) easy to understand in the game context, but that also make little (or no) sense when taken at face value.
Some I've used already:
- It's like cake on a fork! Meaning: Hey, this is easy/good!
- Why not just start a fire in your hat? You're wasting your time on something potentially dangerous.
- You're like a dog with shoes! general exasperation
- Frogs, then apples. just straight-up nonsense
Help me come up with others? Meanings totally optional. The only limitation I can think of is that this game is set in a medieval-type time frame, so references to more advanced technology would be odd. But possibly workable, if they're truly funny/baffling.
Bees of the webs, lend me your oars!