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by Fura
Sat Aug 09, 2003 6:04 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Who was your first character on Sojourn?
Replies: 64
Views: 9591

Tatya, grey elf ranger.

I'd wanted her to be beautiful and dangerous, but she was a bit of a wuss. I rerolled her, asking Arigon to hold her things, and she wasn't so bad after that.

Talk about a lifetime ago...
by Fura
Tue Jul 22, 2003 3:12 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: A winter poem
Replies: 0
Views: 760

A winter poem

As I sit by the fire, cat in lap, dog at feet I look through the frosted window pane And see a pure white beauty spread across the land. It's time to slow down, to look within Observe the needed, treasure the home And rejoice in the strength of family and friends. The harvest hangs in the cellar Tea...
by Fura
Sat Mar 01, 2003 3:46 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Tipical boy meets girl...
Replies: 11
Views: 1593

I remember way back when I met Sylvos. :) Tadra had told me he's perfect for me, so sweet she could barely stand him and very nice. I'd seen him around for a month or so before we were in the same group, and I got blinded quickly then killed... A guy I'd been interested in months before dragged my c...
by Fura
Sun Feb 02, 2003 2:49 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Do you care?
Replies: 14
Views: 1301

It's home. I got past severe depression here - Toril was my lifeline. I met Sylvos here. I met most of my friends here, to be honest. And although I've had to move about 19 times so far, this place will be here whenever I can get to a computer. I don't really have 'a family back home,' except here.
by Fura
Fri Jan 24, 2003 3:13 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Handy Little Triggers and Such
Replies: 3
Views: 1459

I use the edit menu (right click on zmud screen over someone's name) to @var the word as bold1, bold2, bold3, bold4 or bold5. I'm not going to have to try to remember precisely which people I'm vitting - zmud will remember for me. I usually get it memorized after a few spellups, but it's annoying to...
by Fura
Mon Jan 20, 2003 5:43 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Monster Gallery on BBS
Replies: 18
Views: 1707

When I was playing Heroes III the other day, I couldn't look at the ancient behemoths without thinking Gretwyrr... Image
by Fura
Wed Jan 15, 2003 8:46 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Spells command
Replies: 5
Views: 704

I'd just go with help skill_cleric, actually. I like that "spells" shows me the type of spells they are.

I wouldn't mind seeing a variable, though, like "spells lvl" to show how you're saying, and default "spells" would stay how it is.
by Fura
Tue Jan 14, 2003 8:26 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Crushes: New & Old
Replies: 62
Views: 10306

First crush was probably Donny Jones in Grade 2.

Latest crush? Yeah, Legolas is cute, but I think Tie Domi is winning out anyway. Image
by Fura
Fri Jan 10, 2003 3:41 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: This Could be You
Replies: 139
Views: 17104

All I can say is that any time I've seen people who have to always do their best to help others, no matter how they're doing or how long they've been doing it or what kind of treatment they've received in that time, they do burn out. Social workers may stop caring. Government officials may not care ...
by Fura
Tue Jan 07, 2003 10:11 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: LOTR in another colour
Replies: 0
Views: 207

LOTR in another colour

http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?s=ce24f67f4391402642140618dcde1e00&threadid=138905&perpage=50&pagenumber=1 Fans ideas of how LOTR would be done by other authors, including: "Gandalf, Gandalf! Take the ring! I am too small to carry this thing!" "I can not, will not hold the One. Y...
by Fura
Sun Jan 05, 2003 9:31 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: woodcarving
Replies: 8
Views: 972

Syl, babe, I think you said that the lag time is proportionate to what you're carving, but it looks like you were too tired to get all the words in...

Good thing grammar's not that important when mudding. Image
by Fura
Sat Dec 21, 2002 6:40 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Guilty until proven innocent - maybe.
Replies: 151
Views: 18041

You're right, locking this is probably a good idea. The Patriot Act seems to give others the right to look for anything they wish and to take action without requiring a warrant, and there seems to be a fair number of articles suggesting protesters are getting arrested even if they operate within pri...
by Fura
Sat Dec 21, 2002 5:57 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: ...
Replies: 20
Views: 1259

I am so sorry that so many have given their lives to fight in these wars. This soldier's life seems to be gone also. I understand he did it willingly - I think I would too in his situation - but what a world we're in when a hero has to live like that... I am grateful for his faith and devotion. I'm ...
by Fura
Fri Dec 20, 2002 12:37 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Guilty until proven innocent - maybe.
Replies: 151
Views: 18041

Guilty until proven innocent - maybe.

http://abcnews.go.com/wire/US/reuters20021218_609.html If you're a non-permanent resident of the United States, and are interested in respecting your current home's laws, make sure you tell your boss and family that you might not be home for many months, ok? All you have to do to be imprisoned is c...
by Fura
Wed Dec 18, 2002 7:04 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Merry Xmas in advance
Replies: 7
Views: 610

Happy Solstice, too. Image
by Fura
Sun Dec 15, 2002 4:23 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: PWNED???
Replies: 32
Views: 2108

I keep waiting for it to become pwnd, why bother with vowels? Whenever I see someone say 'pwned', though, I read it as pawned, and it's so strange...
by Fura
Thu Dec 12, 2002 7:10 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Storage: Feedback Requested
Replies: 19
Views: 1245

I really like my storage space. http://www.sojourn3.org/ubb/smile.gif I have the advantage of having several characters, though, so I will make sure they all have storage space and sort my items by character's storage. My former storage character has had some fun actually doing something, and I'm ve...
by Fura
Thu Dec 05, 2002 8:28 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Tintin++ help
Replies: 7
Views: 1186

It's been a long time since I used tintin, but for a time I'd needed .tt++ to get anywhere. Not sure if this helps or not. Image
by Fura
Sat Nov 30, 2002 9:34 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Weird little things about yourself
Replies: 76
Views: 9879

I have a lot of yarn. Not just a bag or two. I've asked a friend to bring me four more boxes of the type printer paper comes in, because I have a few more yarn boxes I'm replacing, and all the green yarn didn't fit into one box, and I have an extra bag of grey/black, too, and might need one for red....
by Fura
Sun Nov 24, 2002 7:18 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: How is the weather?
Replies: 29
Views: 2396

Soft white clouds wrap the sky in a blanket of quiet. Muted colours tint the trees and grass, as if too tired to bring out their bolder palates. Pedestrians muffled in their thick coats might notice a promise of winter in the wind's kiss, but otherwise it's a sleepy quietness as far as the eye can s...
by Fura
Fri Nov 22, 2002 11:48 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: What is worse for women's movement, The Bachelor or The Vict
Replies: 48
Views: 6070

I haven't watched either show, so I'll just have to stick to generalities. Fashion shows as a concept are okay - here's some things to think about for increasing your own personal attractiveness - but they're not diverse enough to recognize that people come in many sizes and shapes. An Inuit and som...
by Fura
Tue Nov 19, 2002 7:26 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Try it out...
Replies: 7
Views: 670

Try it out...

http://www.thesurrealist.co.uk/slogan.cgi?word=Sojourn

Reload, use a new word, whatever you'd like.
by Fura
Sun Nov 17, 2002 7:32 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: I love the onion
Replies: 8
Views: 691

Hush! If the rest of the world finds out what we do with our ice, they'll want some of it too!

Better they think we make our homes from wood so they keep buying lumber...
by Fura
Sun Nov 17, 2002 7:14 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Pet Peeve
Replies: 47
Views: 4794

People who ask me to cast something for them when I can, usually get it as soon as I can. People who tell me "Vit me" are usually added to the mental list, but come last, and don't get any extras. While I don't especially care to be nice to the pushy ones, I'm not going to let them die, so I cast ju...
by Fura
Sun Nov 17, 2002 6:50 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Something to discuss just because I am bored
Replies: 16
Views: 1045

Daz - sounds pretty good to me.
by Fura
Tue Nov 12, 2002 3:17 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Get Well Soon, our dear Tilin Blazingwolf!
Replies: 36
Views: 2445

Lady Justice, please hear the words posted. I wish for your attention here, to those mentioned in this thread - may each receive what is just. I'm not wise enough to know what it may be, I leave it in your hands.

**
by Fura
Tue Nov 05, 2002 6:58 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: just some stuff
Replies: 0
Views: 125

just some stuff

http://www.bestinspiration.com/steve.php3?issue=515&uid=92621

This is about more ideas, less fighting. The email newsletter tends to have a sprinkling pro-Christianity in its messages, but it's not shoved down your throat.

Hope someone likes it...
by Fura
Sun Nov 03, 2002 2:52 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Rareload only?
Replies: 0
Views: 141

Rareload only?

Is there any good news out there?
by Fura
Thu Oct 31, 2002 7:52 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Mercenary or just good common sense...a cleric's cry for hel
Replies: 52
Views: 7768

Level 46 or something shaman, don't remember... I don't play much these days, usually only log on when someone asks me to do so. I've not seen a group without a cleric in a long time. One of the most notable exceptions was taking on the guy south with all the caravan guards - and I was the only vitt...
by Fura
Thu Oct 31, 2002 7:31 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: RL Proposals
Replies: 9
Views: 804

The first time Sylvos asked me to marry him was very anticlimactic. I was 4 months pregnant, and had been to the immigration office to get the application to sponsor him, and found out it'd be easiest if we were married. We'd talked about wanting to be married to each other before, so I thought it w...
by Fura
Wed Oct 30, 2002 6:44 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Zola can go to hell!
Replies: 62
Views: 7302

This thread should not be deleted.

We all learned a harsh but valuable lesson - the next time Zola or someone like her comes along, we'll be able to ask the right questions sooner.

Closing it sounds reasonable - but not deleting...
by Fura
Mon Oct 28, 2002 2:08 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: for a good laugh
Replies: 15
Views: 954

Hey, Musi...

It might help to remember that the person you'll be examining asked for the opportunity to help students by letting them understand anatomy better.

In honour of friends and family and complete strangers, he or she volunteered to be there...
by Fura
Thu Oct 24, 2002 12:52 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Myriad Genetics owns you.
Replies: 8
Views: 894

It sounds like this test cannot be developed by another company because of the patented gene. I understand raising prices - it looks like that company had only one good year out of four, financially - but yeah, patenting genes does go too far if only because they can claim children as their property...
by Fura
Wed Oct 23, 2002 1:29 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Myriad Genetics owns you.
Replies: 8
Views: 894

Myriad Genetics owns you.

[url=http://www.canada.com/vancouver/story.asp?id={0D0279FC-B2F4-48CA-9A46-6DFF52DE2173}]http://www.canada.com/vancouver/story.asp?id={0D0279FC-B2F4-48CA-9A46-6DFF52DE2173}[/url] A company has patented gene sequences, ranging from hereditary breast cancer to prostate cancer. They're tripling their p...
by Fura
Tue Oct 22, 2002 2:09 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: xp or zone? duuuuuh
Replies: 50
Views: 5018

I think almost everyone will agree that exp is easier than zoning. It takes less thought, less typing, less alertness. Now, when my shoulder goes out, it's so much easier to get an elk, add it to my edit-menu spellup list (thanks, Arishae!) and go do exp, using buttons and the edit-menu to keep thin...
by Fura
Mon Oct 21, 2002 3:23 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Zola can go to hell!
Replies: 62
Views: 7302

This reminds me of Shacra. S/he played here last wipe, masqueraded as a woman from Sweden who somewhat regularly nearly died. The players were stopped because they were character sharing, somewhere in the U.S. and in Canada - nowhere near Sweden. I hope there's a very special corner of the world, ma...
by Fura
Sun Oct 20, 2002 10:42 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Swearing
Replies: 41
Views: 3450

"oh and all players can tog ooc if you didnt know." Yes, in fact Gormal suggested that everyone turn off ooc and gag any cursing one should find offensive, and should ignore people who are found offensive. I don't listen to ooc, except when I want to know more about news I don't get here (of course,...
by Fura
Sun Oct 20, 2002 6:08 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Swearing
Replies: 41
Views: 3450

I looked at the rules so I could understand the question better. The only reference I found to language was in the disclaimer. And Gormal said the problem was with OOC and shouting - which says he has no troubles when he swears in groups. The only thing I can see that makes it an issue is who else w...
by Fura
Wed Oct 16, 2002 3:40 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: No sweatshops
Replies: 7
Views: 374

No sweatshops

http://www.nosweatapparel.com/ is an online company selling clothes that were not made in sweatshops. They cite who made the clothes, even who did the printing. The people who make these clothes get benefits and fair wages. Right now, they sell T-shirts and women's athletic apparel - sports bras an...
by Fura
Sun Oct 13, 2002 4:55 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: why sometimes leading aint worth ti
Replies: 16
Views: 1687

I'm sorry I wasn't clear, luv. Thanks, Syl... I had received a mmail that I found quite offensive. I asked about it, and was told what I'd said - it wasn't public, wasn't quite over the line, so I had to suck it up. I hope you're not told to just get over it. I've not yet seen anyone say that leadin...
by Fura
Sun Oct 13, 2002 3:59 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: why sometimes leading aint worth ti
Replies: 16
Views: 1687

I was told it didn't really matter what was said in mmail. It's a 'personal conflict' then and as long as you're not being directly threatened, it's just fine... Of course, like Baikalisan had said in another post, there's real people on the other side of the screen who take this stuff seriously. I'...
by Fura
Tue Oct 08, 2002 3:53 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Giving up jpop forever :( Country FoReVeR!
Replies: 68
Views: 6944

Wow. This post is directed to those who feel no one should have their name changed after level whatever... We have a handful of admins, and often something like 100+ players per boot. The admins are supposed to be doing their admin stuff, which includes watching for all the new characters who come i...
by Fura
Sun Oct 06, 2002 4:53 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Homelessness
Replies: 11
Views: 403

Thank you. I didn't know of him before these urls. But I did wonder what it means to be homeless, what life must mean. I have a hard time with people, but fortunately I don't have to flee like Kevin did. Maybe it's harder for people who don't sit on the outside wondering why they're not allowed in t...
by Fura
Thu Oct 03, 2002 1:41 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: a verbal spanking?
Replies: 33
Views: 1844

Overall, it looks like the parents who have posted say that you need to be firm, but yelling on its own doesn't do the job. It looks like the non-parents are determined to be firm, and to use whatever tools are necessary to raise good kids, and to use those tools with love and respect. Sounds good t...
by Fura
Thu Oct 03, 2002 12:10 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: a verbal spanking?
Replies: 33
Views: 1844

When I was a kid, my mom yelled at me, belittled me, and hit me quite regularly. It was abusive behaviour, indeed, and I'm glad to see that no one thinks it's the right way to raise kids. I haven't taken any parenting classes, and the example I had wasn't a good one - I had to figure it out on my ow...
by Fura
Wed Oct 02, 2002 10:53 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Happy Birthday!
Replies: 13
Views: 525

And you on the 6th... Happy birthday, my beloved. Image Image
by Fura
Tue Oct 01, 2002 11:31 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Necromancers, am I hearing correctly?
Replies: 3
Views: 242

The most worthless class on the mud? Probably the class of people who won't read help files, won't ask anyone, won't give it another shot and dismiss this place as 'too hard.' http://www.sojourn3.org/ubb/smile.gif Good thing they don't stay long and have the chance to pick up some other ideas elsewh...
by Fura
Wed Sep 25, 2002 3:39 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: You group-say 'Is it bashable?'
Replies: 15
Views: 840

I can imagine some mobs looking insubstantial, but not all. If ghosts were all see-through, people wouldn't meet up with strangers on dark roads and not suspect it was a ghost until after the fact, etc. I saw one, she looked rather solid (although a very strange shade of glowing blue). Maybe some wo...
by Fura
Tue Sep 24, 2002 7:15 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Chinese Moon Festival
Replies: 12
Views: 1123

http://www.earthcalendar.net/ is quite useful when looking for holidays - I've used it when doing some research for Shadowrun. http://www.discoverhongkong.com/eng/heritage/festivals/he_fest_mida.jhtml looks like it'd be a good resource as well. http://www.chinesefortunecalendar.com/77a.htm looks li...

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