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From: Debate with a philosopher at the Square of Lofty Words

You lack a pole, but a hansom stuck in traffic nearby will do just as well. They will hear you!

Challenge information

Broad, Fox Persuasive 36

  • 25 - very chancy (41%)
  • 31 - chancy (51%)
  • 37 - modest (61%)
  • 43 - very modest (71%)
  • 49 - low-risk (81%)
  • 55 - straightforward (91%)
  • 60 - straightforward (100%)


A fine performance

Your words capture the crowd's attention, and even the driver whose hansom you are using as a stage is forced to concede that you make some good points. A few of the loftier philosophers fling handy items at you, but that is to be expected. […]

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A less lucky weasel

There is an uproar from the philosophers as you start declaiming without a proper pole. You are showered with whatever they can grab, which is fortunately sparse: a few half-eaten mushrooms and an unfortunate pet weasel. […]

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