"Good evening, ladies and gentlemen..."

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From: After Dinner Speaking


Your reputation as a wit has preceded you. The crowd is pretty erudite, though, so it won't be that easy.


Challenge information

Broad, Fox.png Persuasive 33

  • 23 - very chancy (41%)
  • 29 - chancy (52%)
  • 34 - modest (61%)
  • 40 - very modest (72%)
  • 45 - low-risk (81%)
  • 51 - straightforward (92%)
  • 55 - straightforward (100%)

Success

"...and with that he pulled up his britches and made for the window."

[…] likes a little bawdy humour when the brandy has gone around the table […] The literary circle would consider it gauche to actually pay for your services, but you are allowed access to some books that the Ministry of Public Decency would not approve of.

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Failure

"Was it not Voltaire who said..."

Your plan to appear well-read and confidently highbrow has somewhat backfired. […] Many of the noted authors present do not have the faculties to keep up with you after the brandy is passed around the table. You receive only a little polite applause […]

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