broke: reference the number 42 in your video game
woke: have "no tea" take up an inventory slot in your video game until the character has had a cup of tea

(it's from the hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy adventure game)

(and it is a million times funnier than any reference to 42)

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i wouldn't recommend that game by the way, it's very confusing and frustrating and "no tea" is the only good thing i remember from it

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@codl i recall being unable to properly start the game because the room was dark yet it refused to let me open the curtains or anything until i found the things i couldnt see because the curtains were closed,

@codl its such an intentionally obtuse and bullshit adventure game and i kind of love it because of that but god its possibly the most infuriating experience possible

@avie @codl Then take the analgesic for your hangover. It's in the pocket of your dressing gown.

@avie @codl Nono, you have to open the pocket. It'll also have a thing from your aunt that you don't know what it is in there.

@Vordus @avie mark it worries me that you know this game that well

@codl @avie Everything up until the Heart of Gold, then it's all hazy.

@codl @Vordus it is bad that i know him well enough to the point that it doesnt surprise me at all can the slot be filled by a cup of something almost, but not entirely unlike tea oh WAIT i misread your original post and thought it said 'has' instead of 'has had'

that's even better, i love it like i thought you were suggesting an inventory slot that is filled with either 'no tea' or 'a cup of tea', not that the slot frees up after you've gotten to drink a cup of tea, which is infinitely better

@InspectorCaracal honestly i kinda like having a special tea-only slot in the inventory too

but unlocking inventory slots when you drink tea is true to life

@codl My favorite part of that game was that "no tea" was a real inventory item. You could, at any point, obtain tea simply by dropping "no tea".

To this day, I love this idea so much. That you don't need to obtain something, but simply divest yourself of the fact of not having it.

@codl evoked: inventory can contain both tea and no tea if common sense = 0 and enlightenment = 1

@codl bespoke: also include a way to have both "tea" and "no tea" in the inventory
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