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The Bellinghman
Date: 2009-06-24 10:22
Subject: Hardware hiccoughs
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First I fall off the bridge across to Spirit Rise in Thunderbluff.

And then I fall off the Internet while doing the corpse run.

The ADSL modem decided that that was the moment to fry its brain. It's still working as a switch, but it's gone away both on its configured port, and on its default port. (And I tried a hard reset.) So it's time to get a replacement. (It's not the first time I've seen one do this: its predecessor managed the same trick.)

Damn.
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Kelvix
User: kelvix
Date: 2009-06-24 09:44 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
did the Org run this morning, but not tried the TB one - had to go and do other things. Sorry you fell off in such a bad place though
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The Bellinghman
User: bellinghman
Date: 2009-06-24 09:48 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Really annoying, because I'd been ganked at the top of the lift. But I rezzed behind a tent, way out of sight of any Hordies, bandaged myself, remounted my bear, and had charged through the gatehouse for the bridge. Unfortunately, I was slightly mis-aligned, and managed to ride up the side rail and over by the half-way across point.

Once we have the Internet back again, I'll be able to restart it. (I suspect I'm too far below the bridge to rez on it.)
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Korenwolf
User: korenwolf
Date: 2009-06-24 12:28 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Tonight I get the druid finished on the fires and start working on the mage, if only for the huge pile of cash it generates (about 1000g for each complete sweep)
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Jos Dingjan
User: happydisciple
Date: 2009-06-24 14:40 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
...

This truly is a language I do not speak.
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User: silly_swordsman
Date: 2009-06-24 14:45 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
This truly is a language I do not speak.

ganked ... rezzed ... Hordies


Indeed. And even when I recognise the words, and the grammar is correct, the images conjured byt them are... disturbing:

remounted my bear
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Colette
User: bellinghwoman
Date: 2009-06-24 16:01 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Let's see:

ganked = set upon by the Opposing Faction and killed
rezzed = resurrected
Hordies = Members of The Horde i.e the Opposing Faction

As for remounting her bear (the character in question is female), well, yes, I know what you mean :-)

Edited at 2009-06-24 04:01 pm (UTC)
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The Bellinghman
User: bellinghman
Date: 2009-06-24 14:49 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Well, you're multilingually fluent already, so don't feel ashamed.

(And that goes for a certain Swede too.)
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