Saturday, April 5, 2008

The Umpire Strikes Back

The Cha List


Jon Davis posted recently to the
GZG-L Mailing List the motivation
behind the Predator characters he
ran during Stuart Murray's:

The Umpire Strikes Back

In it, he stated:

Predators have a total of Seven Descriptions of Life


4. Cha

"Honored prey" They must be capable of sending us to the
And this was the result. Enjoy!
"We didn't expect them to be able to send us to the Deity,
but it appears in retrospect that our estimates were
slightly mistaken...."

"Hey! That's the Deity! How did that happen?!?"
(with respects to Wi'Sel the Never-Seen)

Innocent Prey that provides us with hot beverages before
being killed......
[Jon Tuffley]

Cha'Cha Cha
Prey that dances around our weapons [Alan E Brain]

Prey that is best when well cooked [Alan E Brain]

Prey that must be killed by a flame weapon to see the
['The Sutherlands']

Prey that must be well chewed [Alan E Brain]
(Laserlight added:
For those of you who are wondering, that's "Chattanooga"
as in "Chattanooga Choo Choo". Narn platoon en route.)

Spi'C Na'Chas
Innocent prey sprinkled with melted cheese and
jalepenos peppers.
[Jon Davis]

A way for prey to learn the finer points of existence
[Mark Sykes]

Cha'P'Suey - Prey which seems filling at the time, but
leaves one hungry for more prey within a short time.
[Brian Bilderback]

Prey dispatched in an especially satisfying manner:
Prey emitting a strong scent: Cha'Nel'Fi'Yiv
Prey moving the feet and body rhythmicly: Cha'Cha
Prey which attacks only after one of its fellows
has been dispatched: A'Ven'Cha
Comically clumsy prey: Cha'Lee'Cha'Plin


But'Cha - (vb) to send prey to the deity
Lun'Cha'Or - the short period around midday when hunters
can stop sending prey to the deity and eat the ritual
food,San'U'Ich. Thu Tai'Ms Theh Aah A Cha'Njan - favourite
war ballad of the hunters Foo'Cha - the legendary time when
enough prey has been sent to the deity Cha'Plin - hunter-
priest who performs the rites associated with the sending
of the prey to the deity

[Tom Anderson]

Tor'Cha -- Punning your pray to death
[Andrew Apter]

Cha'Lupa: Mexican prey causing severe flatulence
[David Raynes]

Cha': Shreded prey that some southern KV hold between
their gum and cheek.
[Jeff Miller]

Cha'dah: a creamy soup made with milk, potatoes, and
chunks of worthy prey, preferred by northeasern KV.
[Brian Bilderback]

Tee'Cha - Prey the hunting of which is a true education.
Lec'Cha - Prey that causes one to sleep
Pree'Cha - Prey that sees the Deity on a daily basis
[Alan E Brain]
Tai'Cha - The martial art of prey capture.
[Tom Granvold]

1 comment:

His Excellency said...

Prey dispatched in an especially satisfying manner: