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'''HUM''' causes a character to hum a tune.  The type of tune is based on the character's [[demeanor]].  [[Bard]]s will hum more skillfully than other characters.
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'''HUM''' causes a character to hum a tune.  The type of tune is based on the character's [[demeanor]].  [[Bard]]s will hum more skillfully than other characters, but can use HUM NORMAL to override the profession-specific messaging.
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==Usage==
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<pre{{log2}}>
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''>hum help''
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Usage:
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    HUM          - Hum to yourself, based on demeanor
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    HUM {style}  - Hum to yourself in a particular style
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    HUM {target}  - Hum at someone or something
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Where {style} is one of the following:
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    HAPPY      SAD    ANGRY
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    SURPRISE  LORE*  SKILLFUL* ''(*Bard only)''
  
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Bards can HUM NORMAL to override the profession-specific messaging.
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</pre>
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==Demeanor==
 
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| Warm||You hum a jaunty melody, masterfully exploring the cheerful notes.||You do your best at humming a joyful tune.
 
| Warm||You hum a jaunty melody, masterfully exploring the cheerful notes.||You do your best at humming a joyful tune.
 
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==Messaging==
 
<pre{{log2}}>
 
<pre{{log2}}>
''>hum help''
 
 
Usage:
 
    HUM          - Hum to yourself, based on demeanor
 
    HUM {style}  - Hum to yourself in a particular style
 
    HUM {target}  - Hum at someone or something
 
 
Where {style} is one of the following:
 
    HAPPY      SAD    ANGRY
 
    SURPRISE  LORE*  SKILLFUL* ''(*Bard only)''
 
 
 
''>hum HAPPY''
 
''>hum HAPPY''
 
You hum happily to yourself.
 
You hum happily to yourself.
  
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Vanah hums happily to herself.
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You hear someone hum happily to themselves in the shadows.
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</pre>
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<pre{{log2}}>
 
''>hum SAD''
 
''>hum SAD''
 
You hum a sad little tune.
 
You hum a sad little tune.
  
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Vanah hums a sad little tune.
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Nearby, you hear someone hum a sad little tune.
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</pre>
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<pre{{log2}}>
 
''>hum ANGRY''
 
''>hum ANGRY''
 
You hum angrily to yourself.
 
You hum angrily to yourself.
  
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Vanah hums angrily to herself.
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You hear someone hum angrily to themselves in the shadows.
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</pre>
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<pre{{log2}}>
 
''>hum SURPRISE''
 
''>hum SURPRISE''
 
You give a short little hum of surprise.
 
You give a short little hum of surprise.
  
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Vanah gives a short little hum of surprise.
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You hear a short little hum of surprise from the shadows.
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</pre>
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<pre{{log2}}>
 
''>hum LORE''
 
''>hum LORE''
 
You hum an old {character's race} tune.
 
You hum an old {character's race} tune.
  
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Vanah hums an old Giantkin tune.
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You hear someone hum an old Giantkin tune nearby.
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</pre>
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<pre{{log2}}>
 
''>hum SKILLFUL''
 
''>hum SKILLFUL''
 
You hum a masterful melody, embellishing each note as only a bard can.
 
You hum a masterful melody, embellishing each note as only a bard can.
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Vanah hums a skillful melody, embellishing each note as only a bard can.
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You hear someone hum a skillful melody nearby.
 
</pre>
 
</pre>
  
 
[[Category: Verbs]]
 
[[Category: Verbs]]

Latest revision as of 00:02, 17 November 2019

HUM causes a character to hum a tune. The type of tune is based on the character's demeanor. Bards will hum more skillfully than other characters, but can use HUM NORMAL to override the profession-specific messaging.

Usage

>hum help

Usage:
    HUM           - Hum to yourself, based on demeanor
    HUM {style}   - Hum to yourself in a particular style
    HUM {target}  - Hum at someone or something

Where {style} is one of the following:
    HAPPY      SAD    ANGRY
    SURPRISE   LORE*   SKILLFUL* (*Bard only)

Bards can HUM NORMAL to override the profession-specific messaging.

Demeanor

Messaging for HUM (no target or style)
Demeanor Bard Non-bard
Cold You skillfully hum an old funeral dirge. You hum a disjointed, angry little tune.
Reserved You hum a stately melody. You hum quietly to yourself.
Neutral You hum a little tune, making it up along the way. You hum a random, wandering tune.
Friendly You hum a happy tune, skillfully expressing your friendly mood. You attempt to hum a merry little tune.
Warm You hum a jaunty melody, masterfully exploring the cheerful notes. You do your best at humming a joyful tune.

Messaging

>hum HAPPY
You hum happily to yourself.

Vanah hums happily to herself.

You hear someone hum happily to themselves in the shadows.
>hum SAD
You hum a sad little tune.

Vanah hums a sad little tune.

Nearby, you hear someone hum a sad little tune.
>hum ANGRY
You hum angrily to yourself.

Vanah hums angrily to herself.

You hear someone hum angrily to themselves in the shadows.
>hum SURPRISE
You give a short little hum of surprise.

Vanah gives a short little hum of surprise.

You hear a short little hum of surprise from the shadows.
>hum LORE
You hum an old {character's race} tune.

Vanah hums an old Giantkin tune.

You hear someone hum an old Giantkin tune nearby.
>hum SKILLFUL
You hum a masterful melody, embellishing each note as only a bard can.

Vanah hums a skillful melody, embellishing each note as only a bard can.

You hear someone hum a skillful melody nearby.