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Title: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: m0ds on 02 Feb 2004, 22:45
Okay, so I've just had a spurt of pure brilliance. In fact no, I'm just dead bored and was thinking of something to do on the forum. And I was thinking, why not have one thread that, you have to follow? A thread that you don't even want to displace because it's interesting.

But, to add to the confusion (and this is the best part, but probably the part that will create chaos) is that the thread moves forums. It could be in hints and tips. It could be in Beginners tech.

Why the moving forums thing? Well, why not? It's different, isn't it?

So what should the thread include. I mean, we could all reply "is my avatar on" but that's crap. That's not something that's going to want to hunt down the thread and add to it. My initial thoughts were that, it's merely a diary, where we post one thread a day which is a summary of that day. The reply needn't be lengthy nor need it be short, and no-one need reply daily. One entry by the time it reaches page 20 and dissipates is still as valid. No imitations of this thread. No prank, crap immature one liners. Just a thread where, if you bump into it, you can reply to it.

So that's my thought of the moment, about two thousand and sixty moments ago, NOW, explain to me why it won't work.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Meowster on 02 Feb 2004, 23:12
You feeling alright?
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: m0ds on 02 Feb 2004, 23:15
Well perhaps the topic could be adventure game development? I was toying with ideas! TOYS.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Meowster on 02 Feb 2004, 23:19
Medication!
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LordHart on 02 Feb 2004, 23:34
OsUltimos Journal: Entry #1

I am tired as all hell, stayed up watching Black Sheep on TV last night and woke up at 4 in the morning...

Saw one of my friends little brothers yesterday, and I remembered one thing he said once and made fun of him for it. We were talking about having one wish and I said I wanted a bag of never ending money, and he said he wanted a gold-plated wheelchair... he doesn't need one, but thats what he wants if he has one wish... odd. :P
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 03 Feb 2004, 00:55
Well, worked my normal 8:30-5 shift. Then after work, put 15 dollars worth of gas into my car, then went home and did a load of laundry. Now i'm sitting here in front of the computer and watching Cops on FX. Just waiting for the next day to arrive, so i can start my boring life all over again.

BG
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: DragonRose on 03 Feb 2004, 01:48
A day in the life of Dragonrose:

A horrid cough that has been sticking with me since New Years continued to plague me today.  Happy Monthiversary, you stupid cough!

I worked on an essay about the use of asides in Beowulf today, and I'm quite pleased with myself.  I got two pages written, and have a really good thesis.  

I also discovered a passage that connects the building that I have one of my tutorials in to the complex that all my other classes are in.  I never have to go outside again!

I got my sister to agree to go see my current favouite band Enter the Haggis (http://www.enterthehaggis.com) with me this weekend.

Life is good.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ScottDoom on 03 Feb 2004, 01:58
*trips*

*cries*

Over the weekend I went out with this girl and we saw The Butterfly Effect (http://imdb.com/title/tt0289879/). It's a really good movie, but extremely freaky.

I also made $170 in 11 hours of work.

Right now I'm working on a small game for the February MAGS Competition, while listening to Subway to Sally (http://www.subwaytosally.de).
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LordHart on 03 Feb 2004, 02:17
OsUltimos Journal: Entry #2

I recieved a phone call from a friend a little while ago, and he told me a guys wants to fight me. Apparently I was talking to his girlfriend at the local pub a few nights ago, and thought I was coming onto her, even though me and her had been friends for a few years, and I hadn't seen her for a while...

He's not even as big as me, and he is pretty dumb too. It's pretty sad...
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Matt Brown on 03 Feb 2004, 02:35
panda's journal 1

journal can be found here  http://www.xanga.com/Private/home.aspx?user=Matthewbrown
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: TheYak on 03 Feb 2004, 04:13
Ah, why the hell not...  

Stormy weather here in San Francisco (at least by California, US standards).  Arrived at work, spent about an hour putting fences back up.  Now relaxing for the next 10 hours of my shift.  I'll keep busy though, signed up for a correspondence art course.  It'll be paid for by the US Government.  You see, they've decided for the 8th year in a row that they accidentally took way too much money from me so they'll give it back now (sans interest, of course).  

Planning on popping in and out of the forums quite a lot, as well as dropping by #AGS a time or two.  Then, I finish the last day of my work week and will be avoiding the PC as much as possible.

Just got a call from my sister.  She's been in Florida for 6 months and (surprise!) she hates it.  Got an e-mail from a fellow ex-marine friend.. he's been in Florida for almost 2 years and (surprise!) he hates it.  So, I'll take this time to offer my condolences to all AGS Floridians.  I know from experience the pain you go through daily.  You see, I lived in Florida and (surprise!) I hated it.  ;D
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Timosity on 03 Feb 2004, 05:13
Been lots of thunderstorms lately, nearly every day, usually late in the afternoon to cool things off, but the other day there was a really close strike, luckily I had unplugged the computer & TV but I had left the cable modem plugged in.

I later attempted to turn on the computer, the lights came on but it didn't even reach the boot screen, I thought Fuck I hope my motherboard is OK I only got it on Xmas.

I have 2 network cards in my machine, one for a local network and one connected to the cable modem. One of the network cards is built into the motherboard and the other is a seperate card. Luckily the seperate card was hooked up to the cable modem because it was the culprit. I had a spare network card and it was all sweet.

Let that be a lesson to you all about electrical storms, unplug all electrical appliances you still want working after the storm, including the cable modem cable from the wall.
Note: It's no good just switching off the switch, a power surge will still pass through all outlets and destroy what they're connected to.

Also Saturday week ago there were thunderstorms all day but little rain, and as I play cricket on saturdays we were playing all day with thunder and lightning coming from all directions (sometimes quite close) and we still played just assuming everything would be OK. Well we won and survived. That night on the news I heard some guy in another match just down the coast was struck and killed while batting & apparently it didn't look too stormy. I still think we were idiots to stay out there, but we did really need that win.

We did it for Hookesey (David Hookes) Played Cricket for Australia in the 70's & 80's and died a couple of weeks ago after being struck by a bouncer outside a pub after celebrating a win, he was the coach of the Victorian state side in Australia. It was huge headlining news over here. RIP
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Squinky on 03 Feb 2004, 07:01
MMmm,

Went to work today in the jail I work in and didn't have too bad of a time...Worked 8 hrs and now I get to sleep about 4 hrs and go work another 8...

I tried planning my 2 week vacation and I can't really take it the way I want because were short staffed and I'm a supervisor so I guess I get screwed...

But I did get an excellent deal on 2x4 studs this week, I bought 170 of them for $.99 a piece, which will help greatly in reducing costs for me as I build a new room onto my house...
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: evenwolf on 03 Feb 2004, 07:04
Read my Blog

I went to a master film class today where my friend Carolyn told stories about how Peter O'Toole and Omar Sharif were arrested before their premiere of Lawrence of Arabia with comedian Lenny Bruce.  Apparently one of them answered the door while a syringe was hanging out of his arm.  At the door was the police.  Then I headed to my film club and played an episode of Mr Show (The Return of the Curse of the Creature's Ghost) before the meeting.  Next week the club is splitting up and we'll all be filming with in camera editing.  Should be fun.  After the meeting I went to a music show that was pretty freaking awesome- but was awkward because I was two feet away from the lead singer.  I didn't know if it was polite to stare at him, or look to the side, or close my eyes or what.  Man... awkward..  

and I don't have a blog, sorry for making you wave your little cursor over that  text.  You were so going to click, weren't you?
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Femme Stab Mode >:D on 03 Feb 2004, 07:05
Stalker journal:
I am working on an rm2k3 RPG, and as soon as I finish with it, I am going to go on to a more complex engine, Sphere.  I am learning C++ all by myself too because I'm bored.My AGS gmaes are coming along slowly.
 The weather yesterday was 37 C and not a cloud in the sky, but today it's 18 C and rainy. It's depressing.
I'm planning on going shoping tomorow, and I've got a ticket to my fav band's concert, it's on friday and I have yet to work out how I'm getting there and what I will be wearing.  The monster in my dungeon is getting restless, as if I didn't feed it enough innocent virgins.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Mr Jake on 03 Feb 2004, 07:20
sorry, couldn't resist
 Femme, you keep M0ds in your basement??

Will Edit this and put a diary at the end of today

EDIT: I lied, so sue meh
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: shbaz on 03 Feb 2004, 07:50
The other day, I was talking to a girl with the nickname GodsXgirlfriend, and I thought it was a little funny:

Quote
shbazjinkens: i was talking to god a couple of hours ago and he told me to tell you, "I want my TV back, bitch."
GodsXGirlfriend: well you can tell him to come and get it his damn self

And also, my bud Mallory is always fun to talk to:

Quote
that annie dog: YES I DONT DO THAT NORMALLY
shbazjinkens: yes well how often are you normal
that annie dog: all the time
that annie dog: cept for that one time
shbazjinkens: pretty optimistic for someone who pissed their pants
that annie dog: yeah

Quote
that annie dog: if you come scratch my back i will give you a quarter
shbazjinkens: if i go scratch your back you will give me a LOT more than a quarter
shbazjinkens: i don't contract STDs for cheap
that annie dog: how much
that annie dog: I HAVE NO STDS YOU JERK
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Meowster on 03 Feb 2004, 16:52
Journal entry #1:

Emailed a cow, today.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: DragonRose on 03 Feb 2004, 20:49
Yufster: As in you sent an e-mail to a cow, or as in you sent a cow to someone over e-mail?

Another day in my life.
I accidently got a guy I know interested in AGS.  We were talking about computer games, and I mentioned that I was making one with AGS.  He got the website from me today. Nifty.

I had an 8:30 class this morning, which I barely got to on time.  When it ended, I went back to my res and slept for three hours, then was almost late for my 12:30 class.  Gotta love trying to think while still half asleep.

I might write more later.  The day is still young.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Meowster on 03 Feb 2004, 21:50
Journal Entry: The Next One

9.45pm - Custard keeps going lumpy.
9.46pm - Ow
9.50pm - m0ds asks if Indiana Jones really existed. He is being serious.
9.51pm - m0ds cries.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Robert Eric on 04 Feb 2004, 19:30
2:22PM - 2/4/04

I've successfully moved all my stuff into m0ds' attic.  After all the weeks I've been stalking and spying on him, I've never seen him go in there.  Strange, the ceiling is moving.  Oh, there is a sign on the wall.  "Ceiling Compactor Room."  Crap, the door is locked.  Well, my plans have fallen flat, I think.  Heh, fallen flat.  Get it?  Fallen...flat... *crunch*
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Andail on 04 Feb 2004, 19:43
Woke up early, due to the jetlag.

Washed all my clothes, yay.

Bought breakfast, ate it.

Went downtown to meet my mother and sister, it was swell. Me and my sister discussed starting recording some songs, as she is willing to do the singing to some of my creations.

Had some soup down at the big market hall with a friend of mine.
We discussed the usual stuff; appartments, women and some philosophy.

Went home, tired. Saved the india-photos and published some of them on the forums.

Recieved an email from some people at the design school that were doing a computer-game about fire protection for children. They said my competence was not what they had been looking for.
Suckers; they couldn't find anyone more competent for such a project in this whole town. Well, it's their loss.

Texted a girl asking her out on friday. There's no time to waste here.

Wrote this.

Am going to bed early tonight.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LordHart on 05 Feb 2004, 00:08
OsUltimos Journal: Entry #3

Started putting stuff (porn, games, music, porn...) onto CD's so I have more space on my computer... realise that I have alot of music... and an absolute shitload of porn.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: earlwood on 05 Feb 2004, 00:39
Practiced guitar today, when I was in the mood, I have been trying to get the lead from 'Breadfan" (As origanilly performed by Budgie) down for like 8 weeks now and I still am having troubles..only 12 more weeks to learn it.  ;D
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: TheYak on 05 Feb 2004, 01:49
Read the spanish guy's entry and decided I ought to do the same.  Some 10 gigs of music and 60 gigs of various show downloads.. way too many episodes of Invader Zim, The Tick, Mr. Show, Celeb Jeopardy, and miscellaneous Adult Swim features.  Ye gods.  

Thinking about the thread and the fact that it's not quite as mobile as we were led to believe.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 05 Feb 2004, 02:44
Tonight i tried going online, but woops, all of a sudden my DSL decided to stop working on me. Well, i spent about an hour and a half on the phone talking to tech support trying to find out what the heck was going on. I guess my computer magically decided to get rid of some important files that i needed to log on.

Well, to make a long story short. I just reinstalled Win 98 and then made a few adjustments, and Viola, back online.

What a pain in the butt this was. I guess i will encounter this many times on my broadband adventures.

BG
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: DragonRose on 05 Feb 2004, 03:34
Had to go to a floor meeting today. Apparently, a cult has sprung up around this one guy Dwayne, and "Dwayne Dwayne Lord of the Dance" and "What Would Dwayne Do?" has started to magically appear on walls all over the building.  If it wasn't cleaned off by 12 noon today, the whole floor would get charged  >:( I personally cleaned out the elevators last night, and I didn't even do it.  But I get back from class today, only to see "DWAYNE IS LOVE!" written in black permanent marker on the elevator walls.  Sometimes I hate people.

Also, for bizzare and unknown reasons, I thought it was Tuesday today.  Therefore, I went to my English Literature class, which isn't today at all.

On the plus side, I'm going to go see The Producers (http://www.onstagenow.com/Producers/) in a couple of weeks. Yay!

Finally, thought about YakSpit's post, and realized M0ds is probably just waiting for us to get addicted before moving the thread around- or he forgot.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Squinky on 05 Feb 2004, 04:14
I cleaned my house, read these forums too much, and hung out with my kids today...
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Pumaman on 06 Feb 2004, 21:29
Whilst driving home from work to prepare to move house at the weekend, my trusty tapemobile broke down on me. The recovery guy offered to tow me home for 100 pounds, so I politely declined his offer and instead hobbled to the nearest vehicular repair garage, where my automobile must now sit until Monday when the replacement part arrives.

My house-moving plans scuppered, I got the public transportation back home, had a good old chuckle about the day's events, then logged into the electrical interweb from my computer on the floor (my desk having been moved out the previous day) and bored a forum-full of people witless with the tale of my day.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: TheYak on 06 Feb 2004, 22:53
Determined to have plans for the weekend, I made several. I had to decline later offers due to my schedule being slammed.  Every plan I made fell through, so it's a quiet reading, forum & drawing night fer me. Woohoo.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 07 Feb 2004, 00:36
Today at work we had a pizza party for my birthday (Feb. 6th), other than that, not much. Still waiting for the birthday cards full of cash to arrive in my mailbox.

BG
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Squinky on 07 Feb 2004, 05:54
Got my taxes back, went and bought some crap to maintain my car (new battery, oil, and some crazy gasket and filter for the transmission of my car) then realized that I was not a mechanic....but it worked, so hell....

Went and purchased "The command and conquer collection" which is like a kajillion cd's of command and conquer for $20...Pretty fun so far...

And...I cleaned my house again...bah...
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 08 Feb 2004, 00:21
I'm still waiting for this thread to move.

Todays events included going to my fathers house for lunch and then getting lectured so i stormed out and drove home. That was alot of fun. Well, not really.  I guess he'll be mad at me for awhile, but my Dad will get over it.

Now doesn't that sound like a fun day?

My stepmother was about to give me my birthday gift which was in a nice shiny bag, but i told her to keep it, and she got pissed off with me. Well, it was probably clothes anyways.  :(

So this sums up how i feel right now  :'(

Shawn
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: shbaz on 09 Feb 2004, 07:05
Reminds me of four or five of my birthdays, and a couple of Christmases. Sorry BuffaloGamer.

Today I realized that if I don't want to fail miserably at Physics, Calculus, Chemistry, CAD, and Programming, I'm going to need to do a lot more studying and a lot less forum-posting. Taking 17 hours of moderately difficult courses wasn't terribly smart.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: magintz on 09 Feb 2004, 17:15
i ordered extended two towers and fellowship the otherday, its sitting at the post office waiting to be collected..... bastards
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Chicky on 09 Feb 2004, 20:42
OHH OHH *chicken diary entry#1*

I pulled this girl, the one girl ive been after for like the last year ... yeh she great !!! she's just come onlnie :D

chicken over and out
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Femme Stab Mode >:D on 10 Feb 2004, 07:02
I woke up feeling atrocious, I went to school  and stayed fpr 2 periods, but I left sick quite soon because I was nearly fainting. I had to walk home because mum was on teh net and I couldn't call her.I've been listening to anime Mp3s all day after that. They make me feel all light and happy.



I wanna die!


edit: chicken, saing over and out is like saying "come here fuck off" :p




Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: DragonRose on 10 Feb 2004, 18:59
I know exactly how Femme feels.

Woke up this morning in severe achyness, not really able to speak.

Missed my first class, drank some iced tea.  

Went to the library to research Madame de Stael, drank more iced tea.

Had lunch (chinese food and even MORE iced tea) and went to film class, spent more time drawing Celtic knots than taking notes.

Came back home, missed a phone call because my answering machine won't let me answer the phone while it's recording.

Read Chicken's entry and wondered what it means to "pull" a girl.  I've honestly never heard that expression before.

Wrote this.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Timosity on 11 Feb 2004, 04:25
I got that C64 emulator that Goldmund mentioned and got some of the games that I used to play as a kid, Pitfall, Pitfall 2, Wizard of Wor, Load Runner, Choplifter, Skate or Die, Decathlon & more. I still actually have these games and the C64, but it's easier & faster to d/l than to actually bother hooking it up. Thanks Goldmund.

It's also the anniversary of that day 28 years ago I decided that it was getting pretty cramped in here, so I best get out and start breathing air, little did I know that it would be like this.

I'm also going to an ex-girlfriends wedding on saturday (valentines day [too bloody romantic{*vomits here}]) we've been pretty good friends for the last 10 years or so, It will be a good party.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: TheYak on 11 Feb 2004, 05:06
Thinking a bit about upcoming v-day recently.  Self-proclaimed realism, observer-proclaimed bitterness.  Screw it, either way. Another corporate holiday. Thank you Hallmark for your trite cardboardy goodies.  Thank you See's Candies for you overpriced amateur confections. Thank you jewelers for taking great panes to announce that you're still selling your merchandise.  I'm encouraging friends & family not to buy into more capitalist crap.  Not that am anti-capitalist but I think we practice it enough throughout the year that holidays ought to be purchase-free when plausible.  Cook your sweetheart a meal, turn off the TV, unplug the phone, turn off your cellphone.  Eat a meal in quiet intimacy, take a stroll, take a drive, do something you can enjoy together that you don't normally do.  Go rollerskating. Don't go to the movies, do something where you can see each other and possibly converse.  If you're in a 10 year-old relationship and things are stale, take this one day to show each other that you appreciate one another.  Alright, enough preaching. I'm just sick of seeing holidays loom on the horizon, knowing that you can fulfill your duty with a card & gift certificate.

In other news, Monday sucked. Top it off by a co-worker and myself each receiving death threats.  Threats by different people for unrelated events. Odd.  For my part, I've been threatened with a stabbing.  Threatened to make sure I bleed on him, ruining his clothes.  If I've got time, I'll dip a finger in my blood and write "F.U." on his shirt.  
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: remixor on 11 Feb 2004, 10:35
Today has been shitty.  I was in the music building for 6 hours writing this damn waltz, and I didn't get home until midnight.  Now it's 2:30 am and I still have a shitload of other work to do before my 9am class.  What the hell is going on!?
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Timosity on 12 Feb 2004, 10:33
Been bloody hot everyday for a while now, still thunderstorms almost everyday, still not a lot of rain with them.

Tonight is the biggest awards show, don't worry about these fake Oscars or Grammy Awrards they are too subjective, these are pretty much performance based so you get a real outcome.

The Allan Border Medal, Crickets night of nights in Australia.

My Predictions:

One Day player of the Year: Ricky Ponting

Test player of the Year: Ricky Ponting

The Allan Border Medal: Ricky Thomas Ponting


well, I don't think I even have to watch it, If I'm wrong, the awards are Rigged



Edit: well it's all over and my predictions were not correct but I was fairly close

Actual Results:

One Day player of the Year: Adam Gilchrist
Ponting was a close second equal with Brett Lee, so it was closer than I thought

Test player of the Year: Ricky Ponting

The Allan Border Medal: Ricky Ponting
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Pet Terry on 14 Feb 2004, 13:10
Thursday 12th of February:
I woke up somewhere around 6.45am, had some breakfast, took my luggage and left to school. When I got there, I wore my Brotherhood of Carnage-robe, because it was my last school day and we wore funny costumes and did pranks to younger students. There were also some traditions which can be seen every year in Finnish high schools when the oldest students have the last school day.

We were going on a cruise and the buses to Helsinki left at 10.00am. The bus trip was rather annoying, it lasted almost five hours, we stopped only twice. Almost everyone was atleast a bit drunk. I don't drink, and it was a problem for a one girl who was on my class (the one with the "I want to find my own sam wise" shirt in my class photo". She came to talk to me and after a small chat she came to a conclusion that I don't like her (which is true) so she left (hurrah!). Then someone started showing karaoke-videos in the bus.

We finally arrived Helsinki. Terminal was really flooded, because there were hundreds of students who had a last school day today and they were going on a same cruise as we were. My friend Mikko was really drunk in the terminal and then he had a hickup. He started panicking that what if he can't get in to the ship now so my other friend Tuomas tried to help. He suddenly said "Boo!", trying to scare him and repeated that several times. And suddenly Mikko's hickup was away! There were no trouble while getting into the ship and we got into our room somewhere around 3.30pm. There were supposed to be buffet at 4.30pm so we stayed at our room for an hour.

After we had eaten we went shopping in the Tax Free. I spend almost 30€ to candy. After that we met our friend Mikko again. He wasn't as drunk anymore as earlier. Then he started chat with a mirror.

Later we went to a bar. My friend gave me a sample of her drink and it tasted good so I decided to buy similar. After all, the last school day was a big happening so why not drinking some alcohol? Then my yet other friend Antti came. My roommate Anssi doesn't drink, but Antti ordered him several drinks and what happened? Anssi was all drunk the rest of the night. Man, that was so funny.

One of my favourite bands, Don Johnson Big Band, was supposed to play at 00.15am. I bought another drink before that and had fun, while listening Anssi's stories. Nothing special really happened, except that we had a "meeting" with my friend Lari and he gave us some beer. Usually I don't like beer, but that one tasted different.

Friday the 13th of February:
Whoo, Don Johnson Big Band started playing! Man, they were awesome. After that we just wandered around the ship, until two of my roommates went to bed at 3.30am. Me and my friend Ville then went to a club. We went to our room somewhere around 5.00am and saw several persons sleeping on the corridor floors. I went to shower, first the water was freezing cold and then hot as hell. After that I went to bed.

I had set my mobile phone to wake us up at 8.00am. Breakfast was at 8.30am so we wanted to woke up early. Anssi had almost threw up, and the whole thing about him being drunk was so funny because he even didn't drink much.

After the breakfast there wasn't much to do. The ship arrived back to Helsinki at 1.00pm and after that we had another five hours bus trip coming. But now it was more calm (I wonder why...). Only one person in our bus had such a bad hangover that he threw up. We stopped once to buy burgers and I was home at 6.00pm. I went to bed at 10.30pm.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Squinky on 15 Feb 2004, 04:24
This thing really dosen't move, does it?

Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Timosity on 18 Feb 2004, 09:52
I was watching The Simpsons, and it was one that they went to England. Although these episodes that they go overseas can be funny, they obviously don't do much research and confuse things with wrong countries. I sort of feel strange each time I see one of these episodes cause I know it will make me cringe at some point, and also Dame Edna is not from England. There seems to be a common thing that happens when they go overseas, they get into trouble, end up in court and go to gaol for something that they probably wouldn't go to gaol for unless they were in America. It is just a cartoon, but sometimes a bit more research would make for a more interesting episode.

I was watching 'Natural Born Killers' the other day and I was trying to figure out what accent Robert Downey jr was trying to do. To me it sounded like a combination of South African, Zimbabwean, Aussie, Kiwi & Pommy, and none of those correctly. He tended to slip between them & when he shouted a bit of American slipped in. I love the movie though.

And when is this thread going to fucking move, um, hello moderator, it's up to you...

I guess a moderator probably hasn't read the first post????
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: veryweirdguy on 18 Feb 2004, 20:23
Or m0ds could change the title to 'Trip on this. A stationary thread'
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Eggie on 18 Feb 2004, 22:11
Well. Today was my last day in Brighton.
I went on The Sizziler (it's a ride on the pier) which is always fun. I also went on a simulator thing which was also fun but a little too silly to be believeable, plus, I think the video was out-of-synch with the movements.
Wow, that last paragraph had some really sucky punctuation..
Anyways, I went into a shop called 'Davids Comics' and I bought a copy of 'The cat with a really big head' by Roman Dirge (that man truly is a genius). i also bought a CD-ROm with a bunch of fonts for comic-making.
Um...I also bought some chocolate fudge...

...

I'm so rad!
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: TheYak on 21 Feb 2004, 23:12
Thread's still not moving but maybe if it's bumped up someone will remember to move it.

Had a quadruple date last night. Went out with 4 females to drink & dance.  Seemed like it could go interesting places, or at least improve chances.  Two were light-weights and had to leave fairly quickly.  I blew about 80 bucks on drinks and went home.  Had an absolutely excellent time but paying for it today.  Ouch.  
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: DragonRose on 22 Feb 2004, 19:01
I've been on a break from school for the past week, and I just got back to residence.  And I'm not going home again for a MONTH!  This may not seem like a lot, but I usually go home every weekend.

So I booted up my computer (yay! I get a computer to myself again!) when I got back into my room, and realized that this thread has finally decided to move.  In celebration, I posted in it.

Yup, that's today so far.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ben on 22 Feb 2004, 20:34
Wow..

You know, it looked like a cool concept on paper, but now that it's actually moved, it's just.. It's beyond what words can explain!

Where will it be TOMORROW?

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Had a quadruple date last night. Went out with 4 females to drink & dance.

I thought a quadruple date was four couples going out, not four chicks doing stuff with some dude. I'd just call that a fivesome.. Either way, it deserves a high-five.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LordHart on 23 Feb 2004, 00:00
OsUltimos Journal: Entry #4

I am currently in TAFE, I'm kinda tired and I have just wasted the last of my money on food...

I watched Weekend at Bernies last night, laughed my ass off pretty much throughout the movie. I hadn't seen it for a while now, and it's gotten me ready for Weekend at Bernies 3 which I hope they do end up making, even though its really going to be Bernies brother, Ernie. :P

ps. OMFG!!! It's moved! :o
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Kinoko on 23 Feb 2004, 01:00
Timosity: My first reaction to reading your reply about playing cricket during all that stormy weather was "Uhoh, remember that guy who was struck by lightening and killed while playing cricket in stormy weather". I suppose, lucky for you that you were doing it at around the same time, so I guess the lightening was busy on the other guy and had no time for you.

Also, I had the exact same thoughts about that Simpsons episode in England. Personnaly, I usually hate all the overseas vacation episodes because they either really offend me ^_^ (ie, Simpsons in Australia) or they are just completely unresearched and ... pretty lame. Of course it has to be funny, but things are funnier when you do make an attempt to get the facts right to a certain degree. Laughing at what's actually there in life, rather than just inventing things to laugh at. Why DO they always end up in court?? It's like watching a National Lampoons movie rather than the Simpsons.

To anyone else, let me tell you than Brisbane just experienced it's hottest temperature ever over the weekend (and it can't be much better right now) and it's just freaking awful here now. Apparently 23 people died from the heat. I found that extremely freaky. This summer, Queensland, if not most of Australia, has experienced some of the worst weather everywhere. Record high temperatures, an entire week of extremely violent storms...

Check these out for photos of the park near my house during one particularly wet storm. I repeat, this is a PARK. Not a lake. Not usually, anyway.

http://www.sforzend.com/flood/flood01.jpg (http://www.sforzend.com/flood/flood01.jpg)
http://www.sforzend.com/flood/flood02.jpg (http://www.sforzend.com/flood/flood02.jpg)
http://www.sforzend.com/flood/flood03.jpg (http://www.sforzend.com/flood/flood03.jpg)
http://www.sforzend.com/flood/flood04.jpg (http://www.sforzend.com/flood/flood04.jpg)
http://www.sforzend.com/flood/flood05.jpg (http://www.sforzend.com/flood/flood05.jpg)
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Timosity on 09 Mar 2004, 09:33
Geez, Floods Hot weather, cold weather, everythings been happening lately.

Today was bloody hot, the hottest day in Sydney since December and it' was 0.7 degrees C from the hottest day in March (in recorded history).

It was Still 39 C at 6pm (103 F)

It's odd, there's always really hot days, just before and after Summer, I suppose it's not really that strange.

An interesting fact, as the Earth moves around the Sun in an oliptical orbit, the Earth is closest to the sun in the sothern Hemisphere's summer, The Northern Hemisphere's Summer is at the earth's furthest point from the sun.

Therefore the S.Hem's Summers are generally more intense and the Winters are also more intense, but It's more noticeable the further away from the equator you are.

It's 8.30pm now and it's still bloody hot.

As for the fucking weather, I was pissed off on Saturday, cause it rained and Cricket was called off, so I didn't get to play the very last week of my season, therefore I have to wait until September to play again.

rain, and we're still in the same drought as we have been for the last few years, why didn't it just rain today instead.

The thing that was most annoying was the rain was predicted but it only started at 1pm when cricket's supposed to start and stopped after 6pm when it finishes, perfect fugging timing.

At least we made up for it in the Pub

Edit: A cool change just came through, It's really pleasant outside now (1:30am) it's still 27 inside (80 F) probably 3 or 4 degrees cooler outside
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 10 Mar 2004, 00:20
I totally forgot about this thread.

and i'm shocked that it moved.  :)

Well, not much to say except that i bought a PS2 game last Friday called Disaster Report which may be one of the best games i have ever played.

A friend and i stayed up all night playing it and taking turns. We finally beat it (well, i beat it) after 8 hours of game play.

If you own a PS2, and have a liking to games like Resident Evil and Silent Hill, then this is a game you should check out. I found it for 20 bucks (USA).

I know this may sound like an advert for Disaster Report, but i'm still shocked at how much i liked this game.

Oh, and for the weather in my neck of the woods. Some light snow and i think it was in the 30's today (F).  But on Friday, we were in the 60's.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Chicky on 10 Mar 2004, 16:05
talknig about games, i bought a game called 'beyond good and evil' at the weekend, i like  ;D

Ohh and i got a loadda my skating moves back, i dropped in a half-pipe nd i can rock and roll fakie rock ect..

yup it moved!

-OSC
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Nine Toes on 11 Mar 2004, 19:14
I bought a gamecube about a week ago.  I've been mostly sitting around playing the Resident Evil remake and Resident Evil Zero.

I have to work 7 to midnight tonight.

I need to get my tires changed because my tread depth is 3/32.

When is spring finally going to get here?  About a week ago, it started getting warmer and all the snow was melting.  Then we got dumped on about a foot and a half... last night it was pretty warm too, so all that crap started melting.  Then this morning we got a dusting of snow (not a whole lot), but now the wind is blowing so hard that the dusting of snow we got is just blowing all over the place.  I heard a lot of people in Appleton went in the ditch because of slick roads.

I miss my girlfriend... :'(  I haven't seen her in about a month because of my new job and all...  her birthday is monday and I have to go pick up her present, but I can't drive in shit like this...
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Peter Thomas on 13 Mar 2004, 07:41
 I'm still waiting for the thread to move...  
Okay - so I'm impatient. But if I see a thread that says "Moving Thread" I want it to move a little more frequently... or am I alone on this one?

My diary entry: Today I was a bum. Figuratively speaking, of course. Being an actual posterior would require major facial reconstruction. I did nothing all day, and I mean NOTHING! I didn't say hello to a single friend, I only left the house for about 10 minutes MAX, and I read about every thread there is in AGS history.

Tomorrow shall be no different (aside going to church, of course). I have to wait until Monday to meet all my friends at uni.

That sucks.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Haddas on 13 Mar 2004, 09:16
Today I am bored and bored. Tomorrow I'll be bored and sad and bored because I have to go to school on monday. School is boring and monday is boring... This is boring

*sigh*
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Andail on 15 Mar 2004, 20:15
This week will probably like last week; no school because we're supposed to work on our projects which I don't since I'm a lazy bastard.
Instead I have gone into some sort of hyper-mode - I workout every other day, lift weights until my muscles ache and do hundreds of situps, and run around the lake every other day.

Beside this I have entered a wonderful period of creativity, so I paint roughly one big achrylic-painting a day, with rather nice result.

was on a party this saturday but I think the host is still annoyed with me because I brought too many friends; it turned out pretty segregated and most people just kept to their small groups, except for me who ran around trying to socialise with everybody and make them taste my home-made punch.

The night was rather boring on the whole, and I was awfully hung over on Sunday.
Me and my sister (who was also hung-over) hung out and visited a museum for design, and spent some time in their work-shop building funny things in plastic.
Our hands shook so much from our dehydrated the-day-after-bodies (and a lot of coffein) that people made comments about the youth of today and their unsteady mobility.

Over and out.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: R4L on 15 Mar 2004, 23:58
Yeah I guess I cold spare a minute...

Woke up, wow, it's fuckin 2:45 a.m! Sit around till 3:00. Too lazy to get up and walk to shitter so I fall asleep on th floor watchin t.v in my room. Wake up again at 5:00. Sister is awake, wants me to get baked with her so why the hell not? I get up I go to the shitter take a duece on the royal throne and wipe. Flush, brush teeth, and go to her room. Put blinds down and smoke myself retarded. After that I get on the computer and look at porn. Sara scratches her tit. We watch Bad Boys II and I fall asleep. At 10:30 I wake up once again and my brother Zakk is laughing his ass off. I tell him to shut up and he goes to his room and pouts. Call g/f and she comes over and gives me head. After I check the time. 1:30 or so. Go outside and try to play basketball but I cough up my lung. Actually I just coughed alot. Go inside cause im freezing. Get on shitty dial up AOL and go to the greatest site in the world, Ags Forums. Look at latest topics, reply to some. Get this thing called UnFREEZe and make my new avatar which is what mine is now. Hmm... 5:26 must be hungry cause my stomach is yelling at me. Get some soup and heat it up in the microwave. After its done I take it out and take a spoonful of soup. I burn my tounge and soon I am drinking a big glass of Mountain Dew. I sit around till 8:30. Sara gets me wicked baked and I pass out while watching Super Troopers.
Yeah this is all true.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: SSH on 17 Mar 2004, 16:26
This morning, after watching "Dora the Explorer" with my daughter, I was singing the "Map song" to her, because she always gets excited when the map comes on. So I sang:

"Who's the one you need to know when you've got a place to go? What's my name?"

and she said "Map!" (well, more like "Ma(glottal stop)" but its good enough for me)

so I carried on,

"Say it again!"

and she said "Map!" again, so I continued to the second verse:

"Who can help you say, 'Hey, I figured out the way!' ? What's my name?"

and again she said "Map!" and again after "say it again!"....

Maybe it was a fluke, and it was also very funny so I phoned my wife to tell her and she did it again over the phone for her! And again various times today! And she's 16 months old today... I'm so proud of my clever wee girl.

Sorry to bore you all with my "proud father" stories. I also did some work on my next AGS game PMV which will be out by Sunday... (Sphinx postponed until PMV out)
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Migs on 17 Mar 2004, 17:45
That's so cool, SSH!  My 13 month-old daughter doesn't really say any coherent words yet (though it's still obvious what she wants to say...the other day we were at the park and my wife went across a bridge.  Katie saw her across the stream and yelled, "MAAAAAMAAAAA!"), but she dances like nothing else, and she has been since she was about 6 months old, before she could even walk; back then, it most mostly waving her hands to music.  Now it's reached to doing some dance steps, mostly just waddling around to music.

She especially loves the new Britney Spears song "Toxic."  I don't know why she loves it so much, but whenever she hears it on the T.V. or whatever she goes into a dancy frenzy.  She stops doing whatever she's doing and starts waving her arms around in the air, doing the moonwalk, and shaking her booty.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Bluke4x4 on 17 Mar 2004, 17:49
Mornin'.

Bored out of my wits, but scared to tell anyone because they might make me do house work, I changed my avatar, personal text, and sig in some kind of celebratory type-thing because of the hundredth Strong Bad Email. Now my sig is a self promotion about to happen, and I think I look like an illiterate fanboy. Maybe if I changed the personal text..... Got a new comic on Drunk duck, but scanning and inking on the computer is such a pain. I wish it was faster, seeing as I got six long comics and they're getting longer. B-O-R-E-D.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: InCreator on 19 Mar 2004, 12:47
Author of this post:

** thinks about this strange thread **
** congratulates himself for succeeding in killing himself and dying while young **
** looks at clock **
** it's 14:46 **
** realizes that last 22 hours have been too unproductive, CPU is overheating, both biological and electronical, so It's time to get some sleep before collapsing **
** lies to himself about all these great AGS games he's going to finish work on tomorrow, such as stopped february MAGS project, life-time work DreamWalker and so on **
** Clicks on "Post" button while being a bit worried noticing that 2 packs of cigarettes have vanished into young, spoiled lungs of his' in last 22 hours **
** edits post to sweep out some typos **
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Baron on 20 Mar 2004, 05:15
Balmy +2 Celsius.  Marked latest midterms from first year (read freshman in USspeak) geomorphology class -rare excitement indeed.  Wondered idly why they don't just use a computer for that kind of rote testing, but then realized that thousands of unskilled floaters such as myself would then be out of a "living".  Played a bit of shinny at the rink this evening, then watched a surprisingly exciting professional game on TV while drinking unexciting domestic beer and trying to convince my girlfriend to go habsies with me on a property out in the bush where we could indulge in our (my) dream of pioneering.  Perhaps it was the beer talking, for whatever would I do without my computer and AGS??
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Peter Thomas on 20 Mar 2004, 08:31
Today:

*Borrowed a Friend's University Text Book and read about One Hundred Pages

*realised the previous point contained mostly capitals at the beginning of non-nouns.

*experienced severe boredom while reading these pages

*commited death.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Timosity on 22 Mar 2004, 14:06
I went on a Fishing Surfing weekend spanning a whole 40 hrs

included 8 hours travel (4 each way)
5 hours sleep

Stayed at my mates, parents holiday house at Batemans Bay which is about 310km (193 miles) south of my place. Great house right on the beach, literally (well on the small hill just above the sand about 15 meters back)

The surf was dead, so fishing was the answer. We went out in the Dinghy and ended up catching about 20 fish, 9 of legal size which we kept.

While we were sitting in the boat, 2 Dolphins came past not more than 5 meters from the boat, awesome.

It was just great to relax in front of the ocean for a couple of days.

The weather was great until Sunday afternoon about 5pm when it started raining. So when I eventually had to leave, It rained the whole way home, 4 hours of driving at night in the rain, you really have to keep alert, especially when you're not too familiar with the roads, but it was actually a really enjoyable drive.

I wish I could have gone for a whole week or 2.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Phemar on 22 Mar 2004, 14:42

A diary (you can skip to the next post and you won't know anymore or anyless than what you arrived here with, as this post is absolutely pointless.)

Spent a weekend at Rockland Christian Camp.

Spent 5 minutes writing an absolutely pointless post.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 27 Mar 2004, 00:43
Yeppers, i'm moving this baby back to the top.

Today at work went well until about 4:30, when a co-worker and i started yelling at each other.  He's usually a cool guy, but for some reason he must have been stressed out, so he decided to take it out on me.

I work for a family owned company, and the owner must have heard what was going on, so she called a meeting at 5:00.  I thought the meeting was brought on because of me, and i started mouthing off during it.  But it wasn't.

I work for a small Awards & Trophy shop and we run on a small staff and everyone gets really stressed out because we are constantly busy.

But to make a long story short. It wasn't the greatest ending to a work day, and i'm just wondering how my fellow co-worker is gonna treat me come Monday.

I hate confrontations, and i was was steaming pissed off when i left work today. But nothing a few beers won't be able to help.

If i never post again, it might be because my co-worker crushed in my skull with a large trophy or something.

 :'(
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: DragonRose on 27 Mar 2004, 04:27
Wow. I'd forgotten about this.

I handed in my second last essay today.  I have one more due on Monday, Then it's time to start cramming for exams.

As of tomorrow, production week will have started for the play I'm in- A Midsummer's Night Dream- so basically my director owns my soul until next Saturday.  

I also have to worry about applications for limited enrollment classes for next year.

Le joy.
Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Squinky on 27 Mar 2004, 04:50
I woke up and prepared myself for a completely useless day...

I drove over to the wal-mart and bought myself a new cordless phone and got about 500 rnds of ammo for my gun on sale. Then I cam e home and cleaned my guns and sat around staring at this cursed screen because I could not get myself to do anything productive...like actually crank out another game....

Title: Re:Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Nine Toes on 27 Mar 2004, 07:55
I woke up today at 10.  I got dressed and got in my car to go to the gas station to get some cigarettes.

The fog was thick today... it always is in the first week of spring time around here.  I couldn't see very far in front of my car, but I was just speeding along through the country side, singing along to Enter Sandman.

Then something ran out in front of my car.  I didn't even have a chance to depress the brake pedal.  I felt myself being pulled towards the dashboard as I slammed into it.  I could hear the sound of breaking glass... the impact tossed the thing off into the mist.

I was like, "Shit!".  I knew the front of my car was totaled.  I got out of the car and pulled a bat out of my trunk.  If whatever I hit wasn't dead, it sure as hell was going to be... (I don't have the money to be buying a new car right now!).  I walked up towards the figure on the road, thinking it was a deer, but as I got closer I realized it was a person, a man.  I was like, "Aw shit...  Dude, are you okay?"

The man lay there... he didn't appear to be breathing... suddenly I realized that the cost of automobile repairs were the least of my worries.  I was just about to reach down and check the guy's pulse when he rolled over and grabbed my hand.  Half the guy's face was gone... he let out a gurgle-y groan as blood started to pour out of his mouth.

I shoved the guy's hand away, and I took a few steps back as he got up off the ground and started to lurch toward me.  One arm was outstretched toward me, while the other arm was hanging from his shoulder by a thread.  He continued to shuffle towards me, until his fingers were just inches away from my face... a wicked stench perfumed off of his fingers... like he had just finished picking his ass...

I reared back with the bat, and took one hard swing at his head.

I could hear his head bouncing off in the distance like a soccer ball.  His body slumped to the ground.  A thick puddle of blood pooled up around his body.

I tilted my head forward, squinted my eyes, and pinched the bridge of my nose in frustration.  I turned to look at my car, it wasn't in that bad of shape, a busted headlight, a broken grill, and the hood was pinched upward in the middle slightly.

I walked back to my car in a huff... I tossed the bloody bat into the passenger seat and got in.

"Damn zombies..." I muttered to myself as I threw the lever into drive and sped off.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 17 Jul 2004, 02:56
I found the moving thread again, and wanted to get it moving again.

Well, i bought myself a new computer a couple of weeks ago, and it certainly beats the crap out of my old computer.  But i seem to be brand loyal and have bought my 2nd emachine in a row.  My old computer couldn't run anything with its puny 96 MB of Ram and Intel Celeron Processor, so i had to go with an emachines T4852 computer with a P4 2.8 ghz, 512 MB Ram, 120 GB HD, one cd-rom drive, and one DVD drive.

Thank goodness for that $1,000 bonus i got from work or i wouldn't have bought this computer.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Hollister Man on 18 Jul 2004, 06:09
Speaking of bonuses, I could really use one. :)

I pretty much wasted the day.  I made a poster to help get rid of some of our puppies (pug/boston bulldog if anyone cares)  They're really cute, but we can't keep all five of them plus our adult dogs. 

Then I messed with AGS forums a bit, found a PM from someone who has offered to help me with a project.  For the first time in months, I'm actually considering working on Mask of Eternity again.  It doesn't help that my sierra-style art bites butt, but I'm getting better.  Does anyone have some suggestions to make good rocks/cliffs?  I'm trying to make the waterfall from MoE in 2d.

I spent some time working on a background for another pal, but its not finished.  I am pleased with it, but know I could do better if I spent a few more hours on it.  Of course, that's my life story.  That's why I've never released a game, just a couple skimpy demos.

Helped my mom work on some customer orders for her sewing, wish a few more orders would come in.  Darn I'm broke.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Timosity on 10 May 2006, 14:01
Is this thread really this old? seems like yesterday, just happened to find it on a search, so I figured I may as well revive it.

Just wondering if anyone round the globe heard anything about the trapped miners in Tasmania that were freed yesterday from a collapse about 1km underground

They were trapped for 14 days and it was about 6 days before it was known they were alive, then another 8 days to drill in and get them out.

It was major news here, pretty much all the news for the last 2 weeks, and the typical story that will be made into a movie at some stage. No Australian has posted about it, I was just wondering if it made any headlines elsewhere.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: lo_res_man on 10 May 2006, 17:15
Ensigns Log, supplemental.
Saw something fun yesterday. Went down to local airport and saw Canadian F-18 fighters land, then a while later, after some other great stuff, saw heard AND FELT THEM take off while PUNCHING afterburners.(in typical Canadian Military fashion, 1 in 4 didn’t take off.) It was great, one of the highlights of my year, which tells you something.
today? woke up, ate cereal, a mixture of Raisin Bran and All-bran. Biked to school and am now here typing, what joy.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Nine Toes on 11 May 2006, 07:05
And for the last two years, I thought I had completely killed this thread with that stupid zombie story of mine.  ::)

(...just watch... I just killed it again...)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: MarVelo on 11 May 2006, 12:16
I am going to break my heart at school today.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Saberteeth on 11 May 2006, 16:45
When the school vacations arrive, I'm going for a month to Croatia. there I met mateja, the girl of my dreams.  :)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ManicMatt on 11 May 2006, 18:07
This week I found out that my job's contract is to be terminated on friday. Company is making cuts. :(
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Squinky on 11 May 2006, 19:58
Man, that sucks. Seriously man.

When you leave for the final time, do me a favor man. Turn to your employer and say "Good day to you sir!"

All joking aside, good luck getting a new job/indentured servitude.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ManicMatt on 12 May 2006, 23:38
Thanks!

Aw man if only, but I only just read this now and my last day was today!

Besides which, I'm not angry at my company, I'm angry at the company that owns the company that I worked for! They're the ones that forced my contract to end!

It is most foolish, as I was to eventually replace the 66 year old part time stores man that I worked with. Now he'll someday get too old for the job and they'll have NO ONE.

oh and today I hyperventilated for the first time ever... oh wait, I have a livejournal for this shit!

Anyway, thanks again for the support.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: AlbinoPanther on 13 May 2006, 02:13
Well, there is a period of life in every well, life ;) a period of bad luck, lack of love and seemless living. My friends I am at the bottom of the well and what is the worst thing I feel that this is what I deserve.

1st LENA left me ( some of you may think that is an old news but...) I cryed and God knows that I tryed to show her that I love her more than anything in well, life. But .... nothing one big and paintfull nothing and a DOT after it .

2nd I left my college and now I am somwhere in nowhere. I want to be an educated man but I got to find out what is  best for me and this time I need to put all of myself in it. 

3rd A few days ago I finally finished FOY demo manual serbian translation and just a second before I wanted to send it to m0ds I deleted it !  Sometimes I really hate my stupid brain !

4th One month ago I got me self a puppy.His name is Brundo the bear and I started to like him so much.But today he vanished, ? Is he a runaway dog or somebody took him ? Or some advanced alien civilization abducted my Brundo ? Well he may simply realized who I am and runaway ( everybody do that, than why would he be diffrent ? ) .

5th I started to work in some pointless company and after 40 days of lousy work I realized that I don't want to work anymore or they kicked me out   ;D anyway I don't work anymore !

Well, there are a lot more things to this but nobody likes to read long posts and that is what I want. I want you to read and give me a smile or two just don't diss me because I really miss me....

After all I could make something good from all of this maybe a movie or game or I could just hang myself and become famous.

I live to love and I love to live  :P

note: I used 29 times letter I in this post am I an egoist or I just suck at english ?

Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Afflict on 13 May 2006, 03:12
LJUBI

You will notice in most cases when everything goes wrong EVERYTHING goes wrong. Then at some stage everything goes right and well we try and balance it at that.

Sorry to hear about your puppy man I would be very sad if my pup had to dissapear! Check your local pounds and stuff if they havent found him.

Maybe this was justs lifes way of telling you that well do what you want to do or wanted to do, go out there and grab life by the gohunas and say "do we understand each other?" ;)

Enough of my ramblings

Cheers

Afflict.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ManicMatt on 13 May 2006, 11:21
Yikes LJUBI, that sounds a bit like my YEAR OF HELL!!!

I had a year where I lost my girlfriend, my job and my grandma. (In that order)

But I'm still here dammit! I will NOT give up! I WILL get another job, and it will be better!

Look at your unemployment as an opportunity to take a while off and do something creative. If it's a song or a game, pour your emotion into it. I always say that if something horrible happens in my life, I will use it as some writing material at some point.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: AlbinoPanther on 13 May 2006, 22:50
Matt and Afflict  ;)

AGS have the best community on internet  :=

Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ishmael on 15 May 2006, 12:38
This thing has been hiding from me for like ages ¬¬
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Cluey on 15 May 2006, 12:54
Today I'm pretty sure I failed AS history.  At least one module anyway.  I just ran out of time.  Sucks.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Tuomas on 15 May 2006, 15:32
Yeah, I hope you all feel great hearing that I found an awesome jacket today for 41e, and then I ate cake :D

And the rest of the day will go in studying politics and watching ice-hockey.... yes as a matter of fact I think they fit well together.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ThreeOhFour on 18 May 2006, 13:22
I like cake. The other day my boss and I were bored at work so he got his playstation out of his car and we played it and ate cake. Lots and lots of cake. And a customer caught us playing playstation. And then we laughed and ate more cake.

I wish I had a jacket for 41e...
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Tiki on 18 May 2006, 23:56
I stepped in an ant pile.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LimpingFish on 19 May 2006, 01:02
I'm tired. And bored. An.............

Oh screw it.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: fred on 19 May 2006, 15:25
I bought myself some soap and started cleaning. Didn't know how, but MY is this place clean now! Especially one spot on the floor, terrific!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Nine Toes on 20 May 2006, 10:15
I felt my son/daughter kick today!  :D

My girlfriend has been getting really big, and I decided to lay my head on her stomach, and the little bastard kicked me right in the face! <3  :)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 20 May 2006, 23:11
Hello my old friend, the moving thread. The Buffalo Sabres beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 in the first game of the best of 7 Eastern Conference Stanley Cup playoffs. 7 more wins, and the cup is ours!!!

Not much to report here, worked 9-Noon today and then came home and watched the game.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: voh on 22 May 2006, 02:13
It's been 4 months since my grandfather died, and it's been 2 months since my 2-year relationship was harshly broken off.

I can deal with the grandfather thing, I mean.. I don't run into him at inpportune moments, while that does happen with my ex. I think she's doing it to spite me.

Grar. I feel better now, but that might be because of the alcohol.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ishmael on 29 May 2006, 11:37
Drinking is fun. And healthy for your mind. Unless you die of it.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LimpingFish on 30 May 2006, 01:49
I released an OROW game toda...

Oh, screw it.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Squinky on 30 May 2006, 03:35
I have fleas infesting my house, chomping on my legs. I spent the majority of the day cleaning my house in a (probably vain) attempt to remove them.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ManicMatt on 30 May 2006, 11:04
You'll never get rid of them yourself Squinky! Call in the pros!

I took photos of a floor today.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Czar on 30 May 2006, 11:27
Squinky do you by any chance have kittens?
I remember those days...
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Squinky on 30 May 2006, 19:03
OMFG! of course I have kittens.

My gal decided she wanted a cat a good while ago, and since then we have had kittens. Trust me when I say I never wanted them.

My cynicism has been on target though, since we got cats I have had to deal with crap everywhere, them climbing on my counters, getting onto my cabinets and breaking my dishes, knocking over house plants, scrathing up my stuff, and they even rip into any food I have that is in a plastic bag (chips, bread) even though I feed them constantly.

I got bitten much harder than I ever though a cat could bite awhile back, right through that fleshy area of my palm near my pinky finger. Now I have fleas biting me and I'm pretty sure one of the kittens has given me pinkeye.

I hate cats/kittens. They are a plague upon this land, and if I was a D&D Ranger, I would have +4 attack against them. 

For the fleas though, I vaccumed every thing in my house with a powerful shop vac, then followed with a normal vaccum, then spread some stuff out that is supposed to take care of them on the carpet, in three days I will vaccum again, then I will shampoo my carpets. I am hopeing it works, but they appear to still be here currently....
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: vict0r on 30 May 2006, 19:31
Get a dog :D
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Haddas on 30 May 2006, 19:54
You have bad cats. Our cats are nice and don't really ever misbehave. Also we live in the countryside. They work for their food.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Andail on 18 Aug 2006, 13:16
The last two days have been great. Someone at my job screwed up with the schedules, leaving me reduntant but still payed. Isn't that the best way to be?
I've been home doing nothing in particular, cleaning up a bit, working on a plaster sculpture that I intend to give my honeybird on our six-month anniversary tomorrow. Time flies.
I've already got a full time job for the entire autumn, and in the spring I'll finish my teacher education after a stupid amount of time wasted on doing things half-arsed. The only period of fruitful studies was the semester in Brighton, when I produced some really nice papers, including my final thesis which I still read every now and then with pride.
I'm missing Mittens (the first one without me:(), but I have neither money or money at the moment. I'll take some time off in december to visit some of you.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: MashPotato on 18 Aug 2006, 17:25
[emo]Well, today is my birthday and as usual I'm feeling a little depressed about it... 23 years old and I am adrift on a sea of uncertainty about what I have done, and what I have yet to do...[/emo]

On a lighter note, I'm seeing Snakes on a Plane tonight ^_^
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 18 Aug 2006, 18:07
Happy Birthday.

Man, this thread still rocks.  The moving thread idea will always be my favorite.

Have a good one.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Hammerite on 18 Aug 2006, 18:21
HAPUYY
BIRTHDYA
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LimpingFish on 18 Aug 2006, 18:57
[emo]Well, today is my birthday and as usual I'm feeling a little depressed about it... 23 years old and I am adrift on a sea of uncertainty about what I have done, and what I have yet to do...[/emo]

Pfft, wait until you get to 29 and dread turning 30...

LimpingFish checks the calendar...

Oh shite!

Quick! I need to do everthing I wanted to do before I was 30 within the next...TWO WEEKS!?!

....

Meh. :(

Oh, and Happy Birthday. :P
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: vict0r on 18 Aug 2006, 19:01
Happy birthday!
Snakes on a plane? Seriously? :P Tell me how it was, because it really look like crap..! But i might be wrong. But snakes hijacking a plane?  :-\
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: veryweirdguy on 18 Aug 2006, 19:07
They don't hijack the plane. They're let loose on the plane. And it's surprisingly good! I'd give it a 8 out of 10 - but that score goes up if you see it with the right crowd in the right cinema where people get into the spirit of things!

It is far from crap. Very enjoyable!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 19 Aug 2006, 03:10
I heard on the radio today that people are bringing in rubber snakes and then throwing them around during certain scenes. I haven't seen the movie, but i could only imagine seeing a snake attack on screen, then having a rubber snake land on my shoulder. Sounds like a very good time to be had.

Will somebody actually bring live snakes??  :)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: MashPotato on 19 Aug 2006, 04:26
Heheh, I wish the people in the theatre I was in were so enthusiastic... it was actually pretty empty in there.  The movie itself was silly fun, a good time was had by all ^_^
Thanks for the birthday wishes, everyone ^_^
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Erenan on 20 Aug 2006, 07:02
I spent the day with my girlfriend, her mom, her stepfather, and her grandmother. We went to Coronado to look at nice houses that we can't afford to dream about living in. We also went to Horton Plaza (anyone see Killer Tomatoes Eat France?) and walked around at random. My girlfriend bought shoes. We ate taquitos. The end.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Nine Toes on 22 Aug 2006, 22:02
I've been working at my new job, making hardwood flooring, since Monday.

It's not a bad job, but it's tedious, and you can't really talk with people because it's so loud in there that you're required to wear earplugs.  You can't really hear anything then.

I've been paired up to work with another new guy, named Kyle.  He's alright, but he doesn't talk much.  He's pretty mellow.

So, I've been forced to make my own entertainment at times.

Today, I was running boards through a planer.  I came across this one board that had a knot in it.  The knot resembled a set of swollen, wrinkly labia.  I showed Kyle, and he smiled.  That was the highlight of my day.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 24 Aug 2006, 02:35
I heard on the radio today that people are bringing in rubber snakes and then throwing them around during certain scenes. I haven't seen the movie, but i could only imagine seeing a snake attack on screen, then having a rubber snake land on my shoulder. Sounds like a very good time to be had.

Will somebody actually bring live snakes??  :)

I guess i was right about the live snakes...the nerve of some people.

http://www.collegehumor.com/movies/1705124/

and NO it wasn't me, i haven't been to a movie theatre in 8 years.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: m0ds on 24 Aug 2006, 14:56
Wow, completely forgot this thread existed! Haha! Anyway - Snakes on a Plane??? My girlfriend is off to Reading festival today (so take care of her if you bump into her!) so I think I shall go see Snakes on a Plane. This will be the first film I've seen in the cinema which Sam is in lead role. The only other time I've seen him on screen is in Jurassic Park, so I'm quite dissapointed! Still!

Mother f**king snakes on a mother f**king plane!!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Erenan on 30 Aug 2006, 16:28
Last night for dinner I had mole, made from real mole chickens.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: KristjanMan on 30 Aug 2006, 19:35
Today I realised that I like cheese.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Erenan on 13 Sep 2006, 18:54
A day like most days: Data entry for eight hours, posting on this forum, reading, writing, eating, sleeping.

I purchased Season Two of the Office (new American one, not BBC), which is good. I also purchased the Mars Volta's Amputechture, to which I have yet to listen.

Also, I just found out that in a couple weeks I am being hired on permanently at the company where I've been a temp for the past three months. This means a $2 raise in my hourly wages. ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: lo_res_man on 13 Sep 2006, 23:10
I started a  successful thread and MOST people were rather mature when responding. As well I may get a job working with computers and disabled people. I will be working in a kitchen tomorrow, making lunch for 60 people.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: m0ds on 13 Sep 2006, 23:44
I have no girlfriend now.
Someone I once knew comitted suicide.
A friend might have cancer.

This thread is cursed, I'm moving it!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LimpingFish on 13 Sep 2006, 23:47
I have had a weird lower back pain for the last two days now.
I bought a portable dvd player.

The two may or may not be connected.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 15 Sep 2006, 01:38
Hello again my favorite thread.  :) My dad and stepmother and their new dog toby packed up and went back to Florida for the winter months. My dad who is retired moved to Florida last year, and came back to live here for the summer, and now has left after a couple of months. I am sad. I watched my dad pack up the RV and head out on the open road. I'm gonna miss him until he returns next May or June.  :'(

edit: glad this thread is moving again.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Akumayo on 15 Sep 2006, 02:56
Akumayo Journal Entry #1

Man, wish I had seen this thing before, neat!

Had a weird dream a few nights ago.  SSH, you were in it, sorry.  I dreampt that a new kid moved to my school, and after chatting and getting to know him for a while, I mentioned AGS, and he said he was really into it, and it turned out that he was the mighty SSH!  Then I was shunned for being the lesser of the AGS'ers at my school...

Anyhow, now off to digitally record more poetry and type up my petition to get a break added before lunch, fight the system legally, and get the best results I say.  (A little under the table never hurts though, I get a few teacher signatures now and then.)

-Regards, Akumayo
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: monkey0506 on 15 Sep 2006, 08:20
I've never encountered this thread.

I'm also quite tired.

Burning AVI files to CD is giving me hell and I don't know why...but every time I attempt it the AVI ends up corrupted. In the best-case scenario I got a few seconds of video to play before the video would just spontaneously stop. Windows Media Player continued to play the audio though...

Hmm...that's funny. It says in the address bar "num_replies=124". I've never noticed that before...so...is that actually the number of replies to this thread thus far?

Ah well. It's just after two in the morning here. I'd really like to go to sleep...except I'm trying desperately to get this AVI put on a CD. It's all I need on the CD is just one AVI...one 15 minute AVI. It's for a joke-present for a friend's birthday, so I'm willing to sacrifice the CD...if I can ever get the file properly burnt... :-\

Today I worked on my MI template and I'm happy with the changes I've made. I just wish I knew how to get rid of the bugs. The CD is done burning (again...thank goodness for CD-RWs). Let's see if it worked. DAMMIT! Hell...something is very very wrong with my computer. No matter what I do...no matter how I try to save this file...it gets corrupted EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. I burn it to a disk. I saved it to a CD image file and it worked fine. But if I actually burn it onto a disk it gets corrupted. Even if I compress it first. DAMN!!!

I'm going to bed. (Now that I'm pissed again...)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 17 Sep 2006, 02:46
Hello everyone. Well, i am on day 12 of my Lexapro (antidepressant and anti anxiety med). I can't tell if it is working or not. I felt good for the first couple of days, and then the side effects kicked in.

I have also had some beers during that 12 day period, and hope the meds still work even though i mixed it with alcohol. It may take up to 4 to 6 weeks to get into my system, but i'm hopeful that in a few weeks i can shake off this damn depression that i have had the last 6 years.

I want to be the old me, who enjoyed life and had no depression or anxiety.

Wish me luck,
Shawn
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: monkey0506 on 18 Sep 2006, 02:33
Hey Shawn...crap about t3h depression!...but I've been there. I know how much it sucks.

But...do us all a favor...DON'T DIE!. That's really the best advice anyone ever gave me. And...well...in a sense...it kindof happened while I was making an attempt on my life....but...it made me stop. And...I'm...different now. I wouldn't say "better" because...well...I'm kinda pissed...but...I tend to enjoy the good times a lot more than I used to (when I was sad).
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Tiki on 19 Sep 2006, 01:38
Today I discovered that I can do accurate Muppet impersonations.

My repertoires includes Kermit, Gonzo (though it kinda hurts), Sam the Eagle, Statler and Waldorf, and the Swedish Chef.  Miss Piggy and Fonzy Fozzy are showing potential.

If that's not cool, I don't know what is.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Erenan on 20 Sep 2006, 07:01
Today I started drawing again after years of... not drawing...
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: vict0r on 22 Sep 2006, 23:55
My girlfriend said that she loves me, for the first time today! :)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ManicMatt on 23 Sep 2006, 00:13
Was that what the message said Vict0r?

Anywhos.. NICE ONE MATE!  ;D
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: monkey0506 on 23 Sep 2006, 05:23
Tiki...most of the Muppets were voiced by the same person. :P

Yay love!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Janik on 23 Sep 2006, 07:31
Hang on... is this thread about moving, like changing houses? Or what?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Coolio on 23 Sep 2006, 07:40
Hang on... is this thread about moving, like changing houses? Or what?

The thread is 'moving' in that it moves to different sections of the forum.
It's basically a diary of sorts where you can just post things that happen to you.
So by that definition it could be about changing house if that's what you wanted to post.

Edit: So for example I could post that I just found out that I am teh awesomness := := :=
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Andail on 24 Sep 2006, 10:51
Just to prevent this thread from being another simple chat-outlet I recommend the following standard:
1. All posts must start with "today"
2. Posts must be personal and diary-shaped, no "lol @ post above"
3. No birthday greetings or other stuff that can be covered in other threads

carry on :)

Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: monkey0506 on 24 Sep 2006, 20:10
Today I read Andail's post in this moving thread thingy. It's also been moved to the Tech Forum...which is quite a funny place for it to be.

However, Andail's post makes me curious. Do these new rules mean that you cannot respond to previous posts? Or you must simply post something regarding to the topic of the thread in addition to any responses? So many questions...
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Rui 'Trovatore' Pires on 24 Sep 2006, 20:28
Today I've decided to check this thread out, and wondered whether I should reply or not. I decided to do it, but not to make a habit of it, as I can just as well make a blog if I want stuff like that, which I don't.

But while I'm at it, I thought I might as well plug myself. := Got 4 scheduled "auditions" (if that's the right word - not a recital, because it's not pro and because we only get to sing max a couple of songs each) for the next 3 months, with the cultural association in which I'm learning singing. That's 2 auditions of musical songs, 1 of opera and 1 of oratoria. Damn, I'm glad!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 24 Sep 2006, 21:25
Today.
 ;D
Well, this is an amusing thread. Odd that it's allowed, considering all the strict rules around here. Oh well, a little fun never hurt. Now for the real stuff. Today I hope to find out why my game folder isn't co-operating. Today my grandparents are coming over. Today my monitor turned back to normal after I slapped it bumped the computer table.  :)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LimpingFish on 24 Sep 2006, 23:56
Today Javascript is upsetting me. :(

And a sense of total paranoia seems to be bubbling under my everyday life. :-\

Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Akumayo on 25 Sep 2006, 00:01
Today I realize that mathamatics never ceases to disapoint me.  People don't look at it correctly.  They think of things only as two values having to be of the same nature.  You can't add two apples and three oranges, for example.  Your teacher tells you you can't.  It's why you can't add 3x and 4.  I'll figure out a workaround eventually though, you'll all see....
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Candle on 25 Sep 2006, 00:19
Today could be your last day alive so use it wisely.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Gilbert on 25 Sep 2006, 03:00
I'd never read this thread, so I never know what it's about. But definitely this should not be in the Tech. forum, probably some mistakes while moving. I'll move this to Gen gen.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Rui 'Trovatore' Pires on 25 Sep 2006, 05:51
Today I read Gilbot's post and went

AAAAWWWWWWW!

Being where it's not supposed to is the whole point! ;D
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Gilbert on 25 Sep 2006, 07:54
Today, in Gen. Gen. forum, I finally read 3 or 4 posts from this thread, knowing a bit (I think) about what this really is about. That proves that I stand right in ignoring this thread for 2 years,

I'll say apart from "today", a post sall also state which forum it's in when a post was made (like above), that will make the record clearer, and I think at least the content should be a bit related to the forum it's in.

Still, when this apprar in the tech. forum next time, I think I'll really lock it instead. :P
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: vict0r on 26 Sep 2006, 16:54
Today, I ´m hungry! I think I´ll go get something to eat.

Quote
Still, when this apprar in the tech. forum next time, I think I'll really lock it instead.

Why?

And to andail: Whats wrong with having a chat in a forum? :/
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Tuomas on 26 Sep 2006, 17:03
Today, dear diary. I didn't eat breakfast, was too busy.

Then at school I was at a lecture and something awesome happened. I was reading the newspaper and spotted that JETHRO TULL is coming to Finland. I literally jumped up from joy and then sat down shaking from excitement. The next thing I went and booked tickets in advance. Hehe, I've been waiting for them to come over 5 years, alwys checking the tour schedule! Then I wrote this after doing maths at uni :P
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: KristjanMan on 26 Sep 2006, 18:18
Today our whole school (thats about 1000) went to the cinema to watch a movie about our school. The film was created because our school is turning 125 years old this week. Our school was the first building that was built to be a school in Tallinn (capital of Estonia). It has quite intresting history, but I'm too lazy to write.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: SinSin on 26 Sep 2006, 18:39
Today i awoke from my bed to find my daughter was crying
I promptly got up shoved on some jeans collected my offspring and went downstairs

After being bored for three hours i decided to try making a video on windows movie maker   only to be interupted by Faith (the name of my daughter)

I have now found that she has made her descision and is going to become a metal singer

Rockin faith
 (http://media.putfile.com/faithrwoar)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Erenan on 26 Sep 2006, 19:15
Today my girlfriend told me that she wanted some cake, and I asked if she would share it with me. She said, "I'm going to go find some ninjas and share it with them."

 8)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 26 Sep 2006, 23:56
Today is day three of having one of my molars crack. I had three fillings put in a little over a year ago, and on Sunday i was having a cube of cheese when i starting chewing on something crunchy.

I was freaking out because i didn't know what it was. Then i realized by putting my tongue on my farthest back molar (one that was filled) and noticed some of it was missing. Now i'm sitting here with a giant hole in my tooth and i can't stop putting my damn tongue on it.

I have an appointment for the dentist next week, but i don't like going to the dentist. But i have no choice. I'm just wondering if the resin filling fell out.

Now i am afraid of cheese.  :)

Take care all,

Shawn
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Rui 'Trovatore' Pires on 27 Sep 2006, 01:30
Today was the first day of school. I'm beat, but I feel more alive than I've felt during my holidays. Go fig.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: voh on 27 Sep 2006, 01:33
I should be working on Diagnosis Murder but I'm not :'(
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ManicMatt on 27 Sep 2006, 01:45
I should be working on Diagnosis Murder but I'm not :'(

You bastard!

Nah just kidding! Is it a motivation problem? I had that with Secrets. The game nearly never got finished at all! But it was just going to be a waste and a shame to be left dormant on my hard drive!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 27 Sep 2006, 01:54
At least you guys don't have a friggin hole in your tooth.  ;D

Let's trade places.  :)

I have to eat on one side of my mouth. I look like a damn cow chewing on hay.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ManicMatt on 27 Sep 2006, 02:03
A month ago a tooth nerve died, one of the side muching teeth, and then some of the tooth disentegrated, so I only got half of it left, thanks for asking!  :'(

PS - Constant. Back. Ache.  :'(
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Erenan on 27 Sep 2006, 07:24
Today my girlfriend was listening to a relaxation CD intended for children. She intends to become a school counselor someday, and she bought this CD on the Internet without having heard it. Although cheesy, it sounded like it probably would relax some second graders. It did relax me a bit, until the feminine voice on the CD split an infinitive, and I got up to eat cheese and crackers. The End.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Nine Toes on 27 Sep 2006, 07:56
Today I lifted heavy stacks of plywood and white maple (5" x 92.5" x 0.5", five at a time).  My back and wrists are killing me.  I discovered a splinter in my ass.  I haven't the foggiest on how it got there.

I really liked my new job at first, but now it's starting to piss me off.  It's like everything I do is never right.  I've never been yelled at, or pulled aside and lectured, but I get a lot of dirty looks, and those "*sigh* ...jesus christ..." looks.

I put in for a transfer to a different department.  Now I play the waiting game.

This one kid, Jacob, was talking trash.  So, I wrote, "I like boys" on a piece of masking tape and stuck it to his back.

Now that I'm done working a 10 hour day, I have to go to bed.

EDIT: After I came home and saw my son snoozing in his bassinet, I felt a lot less crappy.  I actually smiled.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: SSH on 27 Sep 2006, 10:08
Although cheesy, it sounded like it probably would relax some second graders. It did relax me a bit, until the feminine voice on the CD split an infinitive, and I got up to eat cheese and crackers.

When I was going to ante-natal classes with my wife before our first child, the teacher gave us some relaxation techniques. My wife and I giggled at the new-age mumbo jumbo she spouted until she said "and just imagine the baby inside mummy sucking at the amniotic fluid". Ewwwwwwwww!

EDIT: After I came home and saw my son snoozing in his bassinet, I felt a lot less crappy.  I actually smiled.

Just wait until he reaches the age when upon your arrival home, he jumps up and down and shouts "Daddy, daddy, daddy"...  :D
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Timosity on 02 Oct 2006, 13:40
Today I contemplated creating my own thread to display some photo's, It happens quite often, people posting pictures of holidays etc, which aren't necessarily appropriate in the post your picture here thread cause they are not of you.

I thought about starting a thread called the "Photography Thread" which strangely doesn't exist. After a few searches there is a bit of stuff about photography, about cameras, about a photography comp and pleanty of people getting crits on their photography in the critics lounge but no thread for general photography.

Just thought I'd bring it up here incase people think it's a good idea, Just a thread with general photos like the post your picture here, where you can post scenery, holidays, adventures etc. but I guess not as many people will actually read this so this text and post may just go to waste.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Gord10 on 02 Oct 2006, 13:51
Actually I think such a Photograph Thread would be useful, so we wouldn't have to post the pictures of our cats or guitars to the Long Overdue Photos thread.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Timosity on 02 Oct 2006, 14:46
Today I posted in this thread raised a point and posted pictures in the same thread, but it was the last post on the page so people may not see the photos so I thought I'd give people a chance to see them so I put the photo's in a new post


I just had the last week off, didn't get up to much but I went on a walk just within my local area, well it was a 25km (15.5 mile) local walk and that was after catching a train and ferry to the start of the walk which eventually ended at my home.

The walk follows a river that enters Sydney Harbour called the Lane Cove River, it's a National Park surrounding the river but it is a very narrow park as the river is closely surrounded by residential and industrial areas aswell as a few business parks.

I'll start off with a google earth map just to give you an idea of the path of my walk
(http://www.2dadventure.com/ags/13_Lane_Cove_Valley_Walk.jpg)

The ferry trip from Circular Quay which is the main passenger ferry port in Sydney
(http://www.2dadventure.com/ags/01_Bridge_and_Opera_House.jpg)

The view from Woolwich, the suburb I caught the ferry to, The Lane Cove River enters the Harbour at this exact point from the left side of the photo
(http://img224.imageshack.us/img224/8403/02fromwoolwichtw0.jpg)

Just a view down the river
(http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/2530/03lanecoveriverhuntershillis9.jpg)

A raised board walk over a Mangrove swamp
(http://www.2dadventure.com/ags/04_Board_Walk.jpg)

Here's a couple of businesses close to the river
(http://img90.imageshack.us/img90/2653/05honeywelluo2.jpg)

(http://img175.imageshack.us/img175/7191/06microsoftgy1.jpg)

The walk does pass under a few Major roads along the way, This is actually one of the worst traffic spots currently in Sydney, It's been a construction site for quite a few years now, It's called the Lane Cove Tunnel and will possibly open sometime next year.
(http://www.2dadventure.com/ags/07_Lane_Cove_Tunnel_Epping_Rd.jpg)

The suburb of Chatswood which is visible from many places
(http://img212.imageshack.us/img212/3255/08chatswoodjd3.jpg)

Just a nice little wind in the river as it gets narrower
(http://img90.imageshack.us/img90/1552/09lanecoveriverlindfieldai1.jpg)

The next couple are one of the reasons I went on this walk, this is an Eastern Water Dragon, which is a Lizard found all over the east coast of Australia, they are quite common and found in and around rivers and creeks. They are pretty good swimmers too as you may guess by the tail. They can grow up to 1 metre in length and their tail is about 2/3 the length of their bodies. When they want to run fast, they run on their hind legs.
(http://www.2dadventure.com/ags/10_Eastern_Water_Dragon_South_Turramurra.jpg)

Lazing about on a log
(http://img90.imageshack.us/img90/7105/11easternwaterdragonlogrk7.jpg)

This was towards the end of the walk near my place looking back over where I'd just walked
(http://img133.imageshack.us/img133/2930/12pennanthillsdn5.jpg)

After a 7 hour walk, I made it home. Hope someone finds it interesting.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 04 Oct 2006, 16:16
7 hours. Whoa. That's a long walk.

And I searched for this thread so I could write down my creepy observation for today. <ahem> So I tried to log in here to the forums yesterday whilst at school, and apparently we're not allowed anymore because the crazy computer chap here "changed teh cookie settings". But today, as I came here (still in school now), I was already logged in!  :o That is creepy. It knew I was coming!  Lesson learned: Click "Logout!

Spares (classes) are boring. I am running out of ideas. I think that I will try to bring AGS editor along with me so that I can edit my games anywhere I go. Yes! Nerd-ism! This thread is for rambling, right?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LimpingFish on 04 Oct 2006, 20:51
Today I found an old copy of The Koshan Conspiracy (http://www.mobygames.com/game/dos/koshan-conspiracy) in the local Oxfam shop.
Almost minty fresh too.

GEAR! :D
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: vict0r on 04 Oct 2006, 22:31
Today i completed God of War.
A very satisfying end, i must say.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Erenan on 04 Oct 2006, 22:37
Today I processed invoices for the Home Depot Supply.

That's about it.

EDIT: I also learned today that yesterday Strong Bad answered an E-mail that I sent him quite some time ago.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Rincewind on 05 Oct 2006, 09:26
Well, today I'm going to lay down some snappy vocals for our next demo. Weyhey.
Haven't been in total top-shape vocally in a while now, so I hope it will sound all right...
Oh well, just the bass and a couple of guest perfromances left after that, and then it's complete, anyways. :)
Yeah, and the title of the demo is "Vogon Poetry", by the way. (Somebody's got to spot the reference and do a joke about it...)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Tuomas on 05 Oct 2006, 09:54
Today I woke up on the floor with my neck hurting like hell and my socks saoking wet and 4 tickets to an inside party in my hands. Funny thing, I never bought any. Anyway, it appears I somehow managed get my jeans covered in mud and my expensive jacket too. Apparently I even broke my sunglasses, which is a shame because you can't get ones like these anymore. I had no idea where I was so I went out, bought some refreshing fruit drink-thing and ate 4 hamburgers and went home with bus.

Now all I have to do today is to solve 2 maths problems and find my bike. And how to get rid of this headache. And I am  not wiritng a 7 page essay in one hour, so I'm dropping out this course. Might as well do it later.

ahh, student life is awesome...
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: SSH on 05 Oct 2006, 10:43
Yeah, and the title of the demo is "Vogon Poetry", by the way. (Somebody's got to spot the reference and do a joke about it...)

I think your lyrics counterpoint the surrealism of the underlying metaphor.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ManicMatt on 05 Oct 2006, 10:47
Apparently I even broke my sunglasses, which is a shame because you can't get ones like these anymore.

I wonder why you can't get them anymore..  :P  :)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: m0ds on 05 Oct 2006, 12:43
Quote
(http://www.2dadventure.com/ags/10_Eastern_Water_Dragon_South_Turramurra.jpg)

That dragon is coool! Looked like a nice walk! :)

Today, for myself, is insignificant.

Yesterday however, I was informed of a theatre trip I'm going on with my mum, King Lear I beleive - which stars Sir Ian McKellin. And I have a front row seat! Awesome, I can't wait :D
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Babar on 05 Oct 2006, 13:07
Today (and pretty much most of recently), I had a less than pleasing day. Although the college I attend always had absurd uniform/clothing rules, they were generally not enforced. All of the sudden today, they had some fellow blocking the gate from all students who had even slightly deviated from the uniform. If there hair was a few mm longer than the (unspecified) max length, no go. If they had greater stubble visible than the (unspecified) limit, no go. If they sported a "frenchy" (ie. a neat beard  ::) ), no go.

I was stopped because I my pants were the winter shade of grey (I wonder when winter starts, in March?). After waiting for about 10 minutes, and realising I had already missed my first class, I decided to go the hours worth journey back home, nab my father's pants (which were almost the right colour), and return. Some students were still stuck outside, and some had gone, gotten a haircut and returned. There were even people who came by College bus had been taken off outside the college, and had no opportunity to change their situation in any way.

The worst thing was that it is the month of Ramadan right now, and most of the students were fasting. The college is very sensitive in that way. They had extended classes till 4 before Ramadan started, and since it was Ramadan, they must have thought "We should reduce the burden on the students". So they took out our compulsory tea break and lunch/prayer break to let us go home early. Needless to say, everyone is completely exhausted most of the time.

Anyhoo, I endured one crazed proffessor after another, the most absurd culminating with an ex-brigadier PhD, who accused us of smoking pot in the back and pissing on him, and tells us how disciplined they are at Baaastan university and Ham-Hi-T.

Back home now, waiting to break my fast...



Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Tuomas on 05 Oct 2006, 13:47
Apparently I even broke my sunglasses, which is a shame because you can't get ones like these anymore.

I wonder why you can't get them anymore..  :P  :)

http://img154.imageshack.us/img154/3919/dsc002992xq.jpg Sadly my grandpa is already dead, and they don't make these anymore. Unless I make an order or so...
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: MashPotato on 05 Oct 2006, 21:36
Today I got a job offer for my first regular job ever... and I accepted ;D
Starting next Tuesday, I start training as an art review editor, checking for mistakes in scientific/medical illustrations for textbooks :)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: TerranRich on 05 Oct 2006, 21:59
5 Oct 06 • 4:50 p

Yesterday I decided that I am going to resurrect my By the Sword project, which I started about 5 years ago and abandoned 2 years ago due to a hard drive crash. I've been reading all these tutorials on creating great hand-drawn and computer-drawn backgrounds, and I have the craziest idea of doing BTS in all computer-drawn as opposed to pre-rendered 3D. It'll save on computer processing time and hard drive space, and I can even do it all in low-res if I want, which will cut the game size down incredibly.

It's been tough these past few years, what with college and -- now that that's over with -- web design work I find myself busy with, and now a wedding to plan and baby on the way. Will I ever find the time to work on a project that I anticipated so much and loved so dearly? Sure, to you, it's only an amateur adventure game, but to me it's my brainchild...something I've been planning since I was a kid, waiting for my mom at a hair salon, making doodles in my notebook after having been inspired by playing Space Quest IV.

To be defeated by a simple hard drive crash...it's unspeakable to me now. Lately, every web design project that I've come across I have accomplished. I've always looked back on those accomplishments with awe, as when I first approach most jobs, I nearly question whether or not I can do it. But time and time again, I've proven myself as a web developer and designer.

Shouldn't that concept also apply to my second passion, adventure gaming? Damn right it should. I work on my web sites every little chance I get...I could do the same for my game.

It was a big step, deciding to go with hand/computer-drawn backgrounds, characters, objects, etc. I'm horrible at walk cycles. I suppose I'll use Poser for help on how each frame should look. Or I could try my hand at several tutorials and just practice, practice, practice. For too long I used Poser and Bryce as crutches, compensating for my inability to do anything graphically creative. However, over the past couple of years, I've become quite adept at using Illustrator and working with vector graphics, so perhaps I could integrate that knowlege in my background designs. The power of vector graphics is someting that isn't quite taken advantage of in aventure games, from what I could tell.

I bought a copy of King's Quest V from eBay last week and beat it a few days ago. It inspired me not only to consider picking up my project again, but also to do things right, and not have over-complicated puzzles or puzzles that didn't fit into the storyline, or puzzles that were done horribly and required dying in order to solve them.

Another huge part of this project will be re-planning a huge chunk of the game. I managed to find the plans for Chapters 3 through 6 in my "Sent" folder in my Yahoo! email account, and Chapter 1 I can reconstruct easily from the demo I still have. But Chapters 2 and 3 exist only in my slowly fading memory now. I have to try to guess what my intentions were and what I had originally planned when I reconstruct those two parts of the game. It's going to be a bitch.

But I'm going to do it. And I'll avoid one final mistake I had always made: setting deadlines. This time, it comes out when it's good and ready to come out.

:)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Fabiano on 05 Oct 2006, 22:02
EDIT: I hate post thing with bad mood. It turns out that I feel worse when I re-read them. Lemme start again:

Today I woke up with a big headache. I hate wake up like that. After a long shower and a fast clothe change I kissed  my wife and took my dirt black fiat to work. Working in a bus company is strange. More strange because my family owns this company, that is far away from the city I grew up. In this company, the main managers are my cousin and me, and our parents and the rest of our family come about 2 times a year to visit. So, beggining of this year I left my city to live here.  My wife, graduated in dance and theatre, left the work that she was doing and came with me, to this (end of world) city. My life is good. I like it. we dont have friends here yet, but it will happen over time. So, I got in my job just to find out that all the banks are closed today, on strike. To make things better, payday is tomorrow, and I have 200 employees, and mostly 80% of the money is in the bank. Greeeat. Well, no sweat, because I have some money in my office safe, and I guess I can pay mostly 75% of the ppl tomorrow. After a morning with 2 meetings, I bought some barbecue for lunch and got home. My wife, doing the house cleaning, teaching in 2 dance class and one theatre class a week, is feeling lonely, most because she does nothing 70% of the day.I dont want her to stop the dance and theatre lessons, because she loves it, but loneliness can make people hate things that they love.
Anyway, I got home early today, kissed her a lot, spoke to her, and shes a little better. She left for a class and Im alone in my home now. Ill buy some candy and flowers to make a surprise for her, and then Ill do more cards of the boardgame im making. Shadowrun Boardgame!




Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 05 Oct 2006, 23:43
Yesterday i had my dentist appointment to have my cracked wisdom tooth looked at. I just thought it had to be refilled, because i had fillings put in it back in 2004. But no, it couldn't be that easy i guess.

I was told it had to be removed. I was scared to death. Like some people already know i have major anxiety, and almost started panicking during my visit. I had two shots, one to my gums and one right in the roof of my mouth (holy crap that hurt)

Then the dentist did some pulling and pushing and wiggling of my tooth, while my heart was beating so fast i told him to stop because i thought i was having a heart attack. About a few minutes later he was able to extract the whole tooth without any problems.  This was the first procedure like this i have ever had so i was a tad bit upset afterwards. (I didn't even get to work yesterday). But now it is over and i'm waiting for it to heal. I know you aren't supposed to smoke after this, but i am smoking a few cigs tonight and hope the blood clot doesn't pop out and then i get the dreaded dry socket.

I am so glad thats over. Worst experience i've had in years.  :'( :'( :'(

Now i have a doctors appointment tomorrow too...what a week i'm having.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Erenan on 06 Oct 2006, 01:04
Today I purchased three music CDs: A Twist in the Myth by Blind Guardian, Snow by Curt Kirkwood, and Kashmir Symphonic Led Zeppelin by Jaz Coleman and the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Peter Scholes.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Coolio on 08 Oct 2006, 10:58
Two days ago we (my family) finally ordered a new computer to replace our ancient, ten year old dinasaur (aka computer)! ;D The old one has been acting up really bad lately(you can barely even use it without it crashing) so this is a much needed upgrade.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: m0ds on 09 Oct 2006, 00:07
Today was interesting. I did some filming for a college music video, but that wasn't the most interesting part. Before we filmed, I had to pull over and wait for the other car to pick up our actress. On waiting, I decided to get my sunglasses out of my boot. They weren't in there so I fumbled around, and didn't take much notice of a car pulling out of it's drive behind me. And the worst part was HE hadn't noticed me! Looking down at the boot all I then saw was the rear of a big estate smash into the back of my fiesta, literally an inch away from crushing my legs! His car scraped my jeans but luckily I was not hurt! Well, I consider it lucky :p That shat me up totally, and he got out and was like "sorry, sorry". My car wasn't damaged, nor was his - luckily. And because I'm a nice guy I just told him to forget about it. Well, mainly because I didn't want anything to jeapordise the filming.

Then, however - near the end of the afternoon, my friends expensive camera fell off the dolly because of wind and it broke the viewfinder off :( Still, we got good footage!!!

(http://www.screen7.co.uk/film/images/jdvid01_t.jpg) (http://www.screen7.co.uk/film/images/jdvid02_t.jpg) (http://www.screen7.co.uk/film/images/jdvid03_t.jpg) (http://www.screen7.co.uk/film/images/jdvid04_t.jpg)
(http://www.screen7.co.uk/film/images/jdvid05_t.jpg)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Tiki on 09 Oct 2006, 02:52
Today I met Aaron Carter through a mutual friend.  He was, as one might infer, kinda annoying.

But still! :=
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LGM on 09 Oct 2006, 03:25
Ahh, the XL2. My favorite weapon.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 10 Oct 2006, 01:30
In memory of my tooth that was pulled last week, i did this really short sketch on a Post It Note at work today. It took me about 1 minute to draw, but you will be able to see the emotion from this picture that my poor tooth felt.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v472/skeith2572/tooth2.jpg)

May it rest in peace in some Bio-Hazard landfill out there.

Shawn  :'(
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: EagerMind on 10 Oct 2006, 04:41
Today I got the keys to my new apartment: A sweet downtown pad with a bunch of gorgeous women living in my building. Tomorrow the movers deliver all my stuff, and maybe someday I'll actually get all the boxes unpacked. Maybe if I unpacked the TV and computer last, it would help ....
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Vince Twelve on 10 Oct 2006, 08:53
Today, I was working on my AGS game at work.  I've been working on it for about six or seven months now and I was on track to finish this week.  The home stretch.  It was time for lunch, so I headed out, leaving AGS open.

When I came back from lunch, my computer was off.  The teacher who sits at the desk next to mine told me that some men came in to work on the electrical system and had to shut down the power for a few minutes, so he turned off my computer so nothing would get messed up...  My computer... a laptop... with a battery...  with two hours of battery life... Which would have gone into hibernation mode if it ran low on batteries and saved everything it was working on automatically...  My laptop which he did not need to touch!

I thought "Shit shit shit... Ok, maybe everything will be ok.  Everything should be fine.  Calm down.  Don't punch the teacher in the face."  I boot up the computer, load up AGS, ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR!  My sprite set had been corrupted.  Somehow, the teacher had managed to close down the computer and AGS and ruin my game...  I don't know how you do this, since AGS would automatically suggest saving before the computer would shut down.

I couldn't open the game.  Luckily, I had made a backup, but it was about a week old.  I copied the sprite set from the backup into the current directory to see if anything could be saved.  This time I could open the game and all my coding from the last week was intact, but hundreds of sprites were gone.

I went through filling every sprite slot with placeholder sprites to get rid of the error messages.  This took hours because everytime I put in one placeholder sprite, I had to go through hundreds of error messages as the editor notified me time and time again about each missing sprite in my current open folder.  It was gutwrenching.

Finally, I replaced every missing sprite with a placeholder and then began the task of replacing the placeholders with the proper sprites.  Luckily, most of my sprites were saved with numerically labeled files in nice organized folders on my hard drive.  But I have about fifty GUI sprites that I imported by building the whole GUI in Photoshop and bringing in the buttons/mouseovers/animations piece by piece via screen captures.  Of course I still have the Photoshop files, but I'm going to have to redo all of the screen capturing and importing tomorrow.

All in all, I'll probably lose two days of work to this, but I'm super pissed because this week was supposed to be such a good week...  I was supposed to finish... 
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: SSH on 10 Oct 2006, 09:24
*cough* Backup you game files regularly *cough*
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Vince Twelve on 10 Oct 2006, 09:29
I do it once a week, though I should obviously do it more often, especially when I'm making really fast progress.  But the game's size is approaching a Gig and my laptop is quite slow by today's standards.  It takes so long to back it up...

Edit: The game folder's size is approaching a gig, not the game itself...
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: SSH on 10 Oct 2006, 10:48
My backup recommendation is to have a zip file in your AGS folder. The first time you create the zip it might take a while, but each day, just add the game folder to the zip and it should only update the files which have changed. Obviously, you need to backup from time to time the files to another drive or CD in case of hard drive failure, but backing up to a zip is quick and easy and gaurds against AGS file corruption.

Now, if CJ would just implement version control integration...
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: dasjoe on 10 Oct 2006, 11:05
put your ags folder on a subversion (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subversion) server ;)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Vince Twelve on 10 Oct 2006, 11:47
These are both excellent suggestions, though I think one of them may be overkill  ;)  I'll definitely start doing the zip thing.  I'm not sure why I didn't think of it before...  Hopefully this will appease the file-redundancy gods.  Damn their insatiable appetites!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LGM on 10 Oct 2006, 18:46
I ate a bad piece of sausage today...

Today was supposed to be a good day...

:(
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 10 Oct 2006, 19:02
That's a terrible story. Terrible in the sense that it's terrible to have happened. Same thing happened with music I was writing a little while ago. I never bothered to re-write it-- and no, it wasn't backed up.

I may as well post something worthwhile now. Let's see.... I'm on the third floor of the school, in a computer lab with my music theatre pit-band class. I am 'transposing' *coughAGSingcough*. Heh heh. And back to work.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ManicMatt on 10 Oct 2006, 20:03
I ate a bad piece of sausage today...

The animal had it's revenge.

But anyways! my news would be that I asked the keyboardist of Jesus Jones if I could make a JJ myspace profile as they don't have one, and he thought it was a great idea, so I'm running it now! Yay!

Shut up.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Erenan on 11 Oct 2006, 01:30
Tonight I am going to a Tony Levin Band concert with my girlfriend. It is going to be awesome. Just thought I'd mention this now since I'll probably get home super late and will be too tired to post it then. :)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: TerranRich on 11 Oct 2006, 18:16
Oh yeah? Nobody's got anything on me. I never backed up anything, and lost all my work...literally years of it...to a hard drive crash because I dropped my F-ing laptop. So there! :P
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Tuomas on 11 Oct 2006, 18:20
Today I opened this thread and got so bloody jealous of Erenan that I didn't feel like writing a longer post  :( Damn you. Tell me how great it was!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Erenan on 12 Oct 2006, 00:15
Today I got home from work and posted in this thread. :P

Tuomas, it was great x 1,000,000. They played "Elephant Talk" as an encore, and Jesse Gress always pulls off an incredible Adrian Belew impression. They played a lot of material from Resonator, which I hadn't purchased yet, so most of the set was brand new to me. My girlfriend didn't like their stranger stuff, but I thought the whole durn show was a blast.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 12 Oct 2006, 02:17
I need to get a new car. I have had my car for 5 years and that damn thing isn't getting any better.

I went to a dealership a couple of months ago with my dad and was going to buy a brand new car, but my credit came back and shot me in the ass.  I didn't have a down payment, i was gonna use my current car, but i still got rejected.

It is a 1997 chevy lumina, but right now i feel like i'm gonna die in that car. I have had my brakes worked on so many times that i have lost count and they still suck.  It is only a matter of time when i try to stop going 60 mph and they fail. That will be fun.

Damn credit and your stupid scores.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LGM on 12 Oct 2006, 02:25
Haha, I remember that TerranRICH

What a n00b!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Khris on 12 Oct 2006, 03:41
Don't punch the teacher in the face.
I'd have punched him.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: EagerMind on 12 Oct 2006, 16:51
Today it's snowing, even though it's bright and sunny out. It's much too early in the year for this kind of weather. :(

And my new apartment is still a wasteland of boxes. But instead I'm doing this. Should I worry? :-\
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 12 Oct 2006, 21:51
Hello again Moving Thread. Today in Western New York we got hit with our earliest Lake Effect snow in history. Usually we don't get any snow until early to mid November, but i guess this is going to be a special year for snow.

I grabbed the digital camera we have here at work and snapped a picture of my car with snow on it.  I like snow so i was happy to see it coming down.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v472/skeith2572/CAR.jpg)

Also decided to take a picture of one of the engraving machines that we use here. Can you believe that for 2 of our engraving machines we still use the trusty yet impossible to find anymore TRS-80 Model 4's.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v472/skeith2572/WORK.jpg)

Not really much going on in my part of the world. I get out of here in about 10 minutes and one of the engraving jobs i have been trying to run keeps screwing up on me, so i just turned it off. We have a total of 7 engraving machines. I at least get to use a modern engraver with a windows xp based PC.

Have a good one,
Shawn
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: m0ds on 15 Oct 2006, 02:07
15/10/06: Today I released a demo which is something I do rarely. A year ago to the day I started going out with Meg! I was also pleased to buy BASS and original GTA cd-roms for cheap! Yesterday was Friday the 13th and boy was I freaked out! No, I wasn't. It was a pretty good friday...the anythingth. Max was back from uni. The Tree was fun, pool skills improving!1 Over and out.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: evenwolf on 17 Oct 2006, 13:24
I'm pretty frustrated.   For five years I've lived in Austin Texas but now it appears I may have to move back home to Tennessee.   I keep toying with the idea, almost dangerously, i keep considering telling my dad who would instantly pay for any such move back home.

Friday my college television show released its second show of its third season.  We've had mild success and I'm convinced that if we keep on and publicize ourselves we could get sponsored or paid to do what we do.   But my living expenses are coming up short, I have to make a decision soon.

been editing, acting, shooting, putting things up on youtube.   Saturday we filmed a scene with three girls swooning over the brawny man.  One girl was pretty hot, but add to that - she was a natural actress!   Without sounding sexist, I was blown away after we had met so many girls who couldn't hold a scene together.  I just hope she stays.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Erenan on 18 Oct 2006, 05:42
Today I told my girlfriend that she was beautiful. She said, "More like... you're beautiful." Then I said, "More like... you're very beautiful. And she said, "More like... you're ninja beautiful." Well damn. I can't compete with a compliment like that.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Shane 'ProgZmax' Stevens on 18 Oct 2006, 06:33
Ninjas aren't beautiful.  They're dead sexy!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Disco on 18 Oct 2006, 18:47
Yesterday I discovered that one of my local grocery stores is selling 12-packs of Miller High Life bottles for $5.97! I was so happy I bought a pack and plan to go back for more. Of course there are better beers out there, but a deal is a deal. Am I right?  :D

Today I had to get up bright and early for my 8 a.m. 2D Design class. Once there I was greeted by a cancellation notice stuck to the studio door. I wasn't about to wait 5 hours for my next class, so I decided to skip, head home and toss a couple back. Yeah it was morning but I didn't have any obligations. Don't judge me!1  >:( You don't know me.

Also, it's new comic day \o/ Gotta hit that up before too long.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Nacho on 18 Oct 2006, 18:50
Don't judge me!1  >:( You don't know me.

I do... Lazy ass!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 19 Oct 2006, 02:47
Today my dad sent me a picture of his dog Toby Keith laying the smack down on another dog.  Go TOBY!!! He is the cutest 5 month old puppy i have ever seen.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v472/skeith2572/Tobywins.jpg)

Shawn
Title: Re: Trip on this: A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 24 Oct 2006, 15:13
Today, just now, I have infiltrated the school system by bringing along AGS and copying it to my drive on the school system! Hooray! Maybe I'll pique some interest here, and more will enjoy the wonders of AGS! Muahahaha! ... I mean... yay.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LimpingFish on 24 Oct 2006, 18:54
Today, I have a headache.

Better news = My copy of Phoenix Wright 2 (Japanese+English edition) is on its way!!!!
Take THAT, stupid delayed US version. February 2007 = ARSE! :-*
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: SpacePirateCaine on 24 Oct 2006, 19:18
I will take this opportunity to announce my triumphant return to the AGS community (if anybody noticed I left) on this mobile thread.

I have returned! Fear me.

I'm still a lazy bastard, and now that I work full-time as a language instructor, I have little-to-no time to actually work on anything, but Rui convinced me to come back and just interact from time-to-time. And so I shall.

Arr.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 25 Oct 2006, 01:42
Today, I have a headache.

Same here, plus i was very dizzy. It is always fun when my anxiety kicks into high gear, because it feels like i'm on a Tilt-A-Whirl. Lot's of fun.  :'( I probably have a brain tumor or something bad.

Also, welcome back SpacePirateCaine

edit: my character in oblivion....

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v472/skeith2572/pic5.jpg)

TV shots always come out blurry no matter what i do.  :)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Kweepa on 25 Oct 2006, 04:21
Yesterday my girlfriend brought home a new dog:
(http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B000E5EBR4.16._SCLZZZZZZZ_SS260_.jpg)
We called him Barklett because we just finished watching West Wing Season Seven.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 24 Nov 2006, 02:19
Hello again Moving Thread. Thanksgiving was a major bore today. I was invited to my Mom's for dinner but just stayed home and ate cheese cubes. I watched some TV, read the forums and even took a nice little nap.

I never used to take naps a few years ago, but since i hit my 30's i seem to nap whenever i get the chance. I feel more like 66 than 33.

Next thing you know, i will be yelling at kids to stay off my damn lawn.

Hope the people who celebrate Thanksgiving had a great day, because mine sucked.  :)

edit: Once again i was playing DOOM deathmatch on XBOX Live and got my ass handed to me big time. If you have XBOX live for the 360, just look for me, TMAW.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Erenan on 28 Nov 2006, 03:09
Early this morning I dreamt that Cindy Crawford announced that she was getting a sex change.

 ???
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: monkey0506 on 28 Nov 2006, 22:39
Today I'm working on the QueuedSpeech module. I've had a brilliant idea...I'm taking a completely different approach. I'm moving most things out of static functions into regular struct member functions. There will be a queue for each character and they will have unlimited amounts of items per queue. Clearly only 20 queues can be run at once (as there are only 20 screen overlays available at any given time), but it's a simple matter to address.

The only problem seems to be using the module to queue up conversations between characters instead of just queuing them up for one character. I'm currently looking into how best to address this issue.

Also today I got the comment facility on my pictures page (http://www.meleepta.com/monkey_05_06/pictures.php) up. I should probably add some form of human-verification to block out spambots. But for now I'm working on AGS. And listening to Weird Al. White And Nerdy. Hmmm....how appropriate.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LimpingFish on 28 Nov 2006, 22:40
Today I am afraid. Of things in general. :-\

I also found out that Japanese web hosts have weird names. Egg? Lolipop?  :-\
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Timosity on 07 Sep 2007, 07:26
Don't know if anyone is aware of the APEC summit that is happening at the moment in Sydney (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation).

What's really bad is they have changed laws specifically to suit foreign leaders (eg. Bush, HU Jintao) only in a specific area which is basically the CBD which is fenced off with very restricted access. With Shoot to kill intentions for people suspected of any wrong doings, which is not the way it operates here and wont after.

There are snipers on most buildings in the city protecting Bush, It's just such overkill.

What's funny though is a group of guys from a local TV show, created their own motorcade pretending to be important, One of them dressed as Osama, made it to G.W. Bush's hotel, I think the Osama costume was the thing that eventually gave them away when they got out of the car. They were arrested and can possibly go to Gaol (jail for the yanks) for maximum of 6 months for breaching the restricted area.

It's possible that they could have been shot, which goes against normal laws, only cause Bush is in town, they change the laws for a few days, that's pretty fucked up.

Anyway, I'm just glad I don't work in the city
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 21 Sep 2007, 23:57
Hello again Moving Thread.

On Wednesday i went into work with minor pain that got worse and worse and was almost unbearable.

I was sent to the ER where later on i had passed a Kidney Stone.

Worst F****** pain i have ever felt. I spent about 4 hours in the Hospital until the stone had finally passed and the pain was instantly gone.

I would not wish this on my worst enemy. That was a horrible day, and thankfully the pain has not come back.  But the pain that i was experiencing was like somebody kicking me in the groin repeatedly and not stopping.

Now I have to see a Urologist.  I am still passing tiny fragments of that damn stone, and i have to thank my excessive soda drinking for causing this.

Worst day of my life.  Severe sweating, nausea and immense pain doesn't make a fun day.

Shawn  :'(
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LimpingFish on 22 Sep 2007, 00:35
Hey, you're still alive, MT! Oh well, no problem...

I am currently ripping five Frank Zappa CDs...

Waka Jawaka
Zoot Allures
Sleep Dirt
Ship Arriving Too Late to Save a Drowning Witch
The Man from Utopia

...to my PC, well, because it feels good. That's right. Oh well, no problem.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ghost on 22 Sep 2007, 00:37
Hi there, moving thread! Today I was released into my first official holidays for almost two years. I celebrated this by buying a book I've been eagerly awaiting to read, a thick block of paper entitled Die Stadt der Träumenden Bücher (City of the Dreaming Books). And what can I say, I just put it aside to write down that I'm reading it. Good stuff. Very good stuff. In addition to that, the hiatus on Order Of The Stick ended recently, and I plan to read up tomorrow. Should be fun.

I also drew a picture today that has a soy sprout with nun-chacks in.

I'm just generically content right now, and wish you all a nice day.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: vict0r on 22 Sep 2007, 00:38
Good evening MT

I am currently EXTREMELY annoyed and tired... Me and my friend are having a technological collaps. We have two laptops that are right next to each other and we want to transfer one single fucking file, but everything is against us. Sometimes, I HATE technology!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: radiowaves on 22 Sep 2007, 17:22
m0ds, you ever read your e-mail or what?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 22 Sep 2007, 17:41
I have also returned. ...and probably have not much to say at the moment. What's it been, like a year?  ??? Does my name sound familiar to anyone?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: FSi++ on 22 Sep 2007, 17:59
Whee! It moves!

I am currently feeling sick and taking some medicine. Good luck to me.

In other news, I am also downloading some non-free packages from PLF if this could interest anybody, which I doubt.

Oh, and I think it's my first post to MT, hooray.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 01 Oct 2007, 19:52
First moving thread October '07 post!

Ahem.

I would like to let you all know that I am currently enjoying a snack of delicious rings of onion-y goodness while skipping class. WHOA!

....Just because I can.

Good day.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: DoorKnobHandle on 01 Oct 2007, 19:55
Good day.

I SAY GOOD-DAY!!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 01 Oct 2007, 19:58
Have I infringed on your copyright, good sir?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: DoorKnobHandle on 01 Oct 2007, 20:35
You have infringed on my pride, dear cheese-puff.

I've been watching way to much 70s Show lately... ;D
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: zabnat on 01 Oct 2007, 21:00
I'm fixing the grammar errors etc on my bachelor's thesis. You wouldn't believe how many errors there can be in 60 pages of text ;) Well, I guess you would.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LimpingFish on 01 Oct 2007, 22:27
Hello again MT, ol' bean.

I am a little warm at the moment. I may get a nice cool drink in a bit. Something with bubbles.

I am also currently mulling over Unbound, which is near completion, as I always get all squirmy nervous-like when a game is almost ready to be released.

Listening to The Ocean is the Ultimate Solution by Frank Zappa, which has...8:08 minutes left of it's 13:17 total.

Hooray!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ManicMatt on 01 Oct 2007, 22:48
Ah, moving thread, how you been? ANSWER ME!!

So today then, I interviewed some people for the vacancy of sales assistant. It's strange to be on the other side of an interview, never imagined I'd be in that situation! I've already decided on the right candidate, and don't look foward to telling all the other people they haven't got the job. But I'd rather put them out of their misery than let them wait in agony and never tell them.

Second of all, there were three gypsy twats on the bus today. They were loud, annoying and wanted to piss everyone off. One by one, everyone was going to the bottom half of the bus. I figured I'd do the same, but a young girl was up there so I didn't want to leaver her up there with those jerks. So I let myself be the next target rather than her. They started chucking crap at me like as if we're in school, so I turn around and threaten them. Naturally they start chucking more stuff, till they run out of ammunition. The biggest guy (It WOULD be the biggest guy) comes over as I'm gonna get off, and blocks my path. I tell him to get out of my way. He aint budging. So I make him move. I push him to the side, but still can't get through. So I elbow him in the back twice cos I am seriously pissed off now. I finally clear the path and head down. they gob on me as I go down, or at least, they gobbed on me at some point, it's on the back of my coat. Bastards. The bus driver starts shouting at them and then I leave.

I then go to Asda supermarket (Owned by USA company Walmart) and there are the three twats being chased by security guards! Honestly, they were such gits I'm surprised they haven't been battered into oblivion by a gang yet.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: voh on 01 Oct 2007, 22:55
Today I took a saw and cut 4 chairs in pieces. They were uncomfortable, blue and made out of plastic. Sawing them up saved me the money it'd cost me to take it to the landfill myself. Now they fit into a garbage bag and afterwards the dumpster in front of the house.

People looked at me funny.

I then went to the bar to play pool with a friend of mine, who subsequently sms'ed me an hour after we left there, to let me know that a friend of ours and his girlfriend had just gotten back from their daughter's cremation... I didn't know they had a daughter, since the last time I saw her she was still pregnant. I don't know the how or what (and felt it wrong to ask about as well) so yeah... Still, when I heard about that... I was entirely at a loss for words... There's nothing I can do but I want to help. But realize I'd never be able to do anything. I know them, but not well enough to be in the loop, so I'm confused as to what amount of sympathy I can show comfortably, and when it gets weird.

It's not like situations like these are very common...  :-\
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Nikolas on 01 Oct 2007, 23:31
Dear MT, My first post here (I think :-[)

Today I:

a. Paid the road tax, for yet another year. £180
b. Had no internet or telephone all day, thus I got bored and worked more than usual
c. Took the bicycle to the post office, which is a good 2-3 miles, thus I made 6 miles today on the bicycle!
d. I started diet (yesterday actually). Only had 2 salads for lunch. Not bad ;)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: monkey0506 on 02 Oct 2007, 07:37
Today I got a new stereo installed in my truck. It's not the greatest ever, but it was only $60 installed for a practically brand new stereo. And it also has an MP3 input jack so I can listen to my Zune.

I also finally got the title for my truck today, so although it's already been registered and insured in my name for a month, I now finally have the piece of paper that says, "yup, it's his truck." :=
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 02 Oct 2007, 07:50
No speeding past slow-moving trucks carrying potentially hazardous logs, okay?  ;D
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: monkey0506 on 02 Oct 2007, 08:30
Today SilverTrumpet publicly spoke in the moving thread about some stupid thing I had told her confidentially. I don't speed down the highway.....She doesn't know what she's talking about. :=
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 02 Oct 2007, 09:05
He lies! I do not speak to this guy.....  ??? .....  ;D
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sparky on 03 Oct 2007, 08:14
Dear MT,
How do you do? Today I went to work and tried to recall how to weld aluminum. When I arrived at home there was a tiny white kitten on the front step. Later I made tomatillo salsa. Then my room mate asked me, "How is your world domination plan coming along?" After that I danced to the Cho Ren Sha 68k (http://indygamer.blogspot.com/2005/09/cho-ren-sha-68k.html) soundtrack. I've been away from my AGS project too long!. I'm taking a programming class and am busy making a roguelike (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roguelike): (1) as a learning experience, (2) because it's fun, and (3) because it seems like a worthwhile effort. Sorry AGS project! I love you, and I will finish you!
Edit: After many failed attempts, I hit 111 chains on stage 1 in Ikaruga.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: radiowaves on 03 Oct 2007, 19:42
I tripped and fell! Thanks alot...
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sparky on 09 Oct 2007, 00:39
Dearest MT,
Over the weekend my best friend came over. We cooked dinner and watched a couple of movies. Yesterday I tried to draw a picture and concluded I've not been getting much practice lately. Additionally I've developed a crush on a woman in one of my classes, but I whenever I get within ten feet I become ridiculously self conscious and either trip on my own shoelaces or involuntarily squeak. Note to self: watch out for magical bubbles of awkwardness-inducing energy!.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 09 Oct 2007, 15:13
Hello MT.

Today I woke up and realized, along with regaining my voice (for the most part) that I have a crapload of stuff due for school today. That, and I missed my vocal coaching for pending solo this week. I must stop staying up so late....  :(

I have also decided to be a rebel and not wear a belt with my pants! Revolutionary, I know.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Oliwerko on 09 Oct 2007, 16:19
OK, time to join.

Dear MT,

Today was another boring day at school. Reminds me of study waiting for me this evening. I look forward to end of the week to meet my band. Sparky is not the only one that has developed a crush to a schoolmate though, by me it's the same. Can not get a word from me to say her. Do I ever get some courage?

OK, gotta go, math is yelling at me from the other desk....
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: radiowaves on 09 Oct 2007, 16:29
Dear MT,

today was a usual day at school. Drawing in lessons and ping-pong in breaks. Today I got a new haircut, which I am not used to and feel a bit retarded because of that. others say its good but you can never trust good opinions though.
Unlike others, I haven't found any crush in school yet. All my crushes seem to have passed and there are no good enough girls in the horizon, it seems. Each girl just doesn't interest me enough, everybody so ordinary...
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 17 Oct 2007, 01:23
Hi MT,

My Xbox 360 got back from the repair center. Well, it wasn't the same one i sent in, this 360 is 4 months newer than my other one.  So far, so good, but i know that my second one will be handed the same fate as my first...the dreaded RROD.

I am just wondering who owned this one before i got it? It does seem a tad quieter than my first.

Cross your fingers.

p.s. I shaved my head again last night. Now my head is cold.  :)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ThreeOhFour on 17 Oct 2007, 01:59
Hi MT,

I hate having the flu - this is the 3rd time I've had it this year. I should eat more vegetables and fruit.

We played our first gig on Saturday night - there were about 200 people there and we did well. I also got my head shaved along with 3 friends. Going from 38cm to 0cm has been a little strange, but we raised $4000 for cancer research by doing it.

Should get out more and find me someone to get a crush on....
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Oliwerko on 20 Oct 2007, 10:53
Dear MT, nice to write to you again.

The time of my operation is getting closer, only a week till I go to hospital. I am trying to use all of my time. Not enough study to keep me sober from that crush.

Ahhh, I hate crushes.


See ya....
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: zabnat on 24 Oct 2007, 11:29
Dear MT,
Now I've done it. Just as I was saying that I don't care much about avatars or signatures and now I made an avatar. Next I'll probably have a huge banner in my signature  :-[
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: lo_res_man on 25 Oct 2007, 02:37
I got my own appartment, now I am living on my own and as lonely as hell.
 but I have my own place and thats a first for my siblings. and I am not even the oldest Na na na-na na Creeter (older sisters nickname)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: rubywaves on 25 Oct 2007, 04:39
Dear MT,

I'm beginning to see the absurdity in literary criticism.  As an English major, one would think that I would be enjoying myself in this field of study... but truth be told, I'm so goddamned tired of reading poetry and classic literature until my eyes are sore and bloodshot, and then analyzing the hell out of said works until my temples ache from thinking too much.  I'm beginning to think that literary criticism was invented by those who had too much time on their hands and had the gross desire to nitpick other people's creations.

I finally came up with a good idea for a first game.  One room, first-person perspective... I just need to perfect my computer drawing/coloring skills.

In other news, I'm becoming a Sarah Silverman fan.  I think I'll ask for The Sarah Silverman Program: Season One for Christmas or Three Kings Day.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LimpingFish on 25 Oct 2007, 19:57
Moving thread!

You never called me! I remember it was thursday night, it was nine o' clock, I was at home watching television! And you never called me! Why, man?! I dig you so much, man, why don't you dig me?!

...

Whatever.

In other news, I have recently been disappointed by the following:

Half-Life 2: Episode 2
Spiderman 3 (movie)
The lack of a release for Lifesigns: Hospital Affairs on the DS.
Miscellaneous.

The End.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Bluesman on 26 Oct 2007, 11:21
Howzit Moving Thread.

I'm backed up assignments-wise and frankly have no idea what I'm doing for one which is due next Wednesday.
It's nice to vent at you.
In other news, I discovered that my cat meows in B flat.

Lots of love.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: voh on 26 Oct 2007, 11:35
Dear Moving Thread

Everything is going well.

Regards, voh.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: zabnat on 26 Oct 2007, 12:26
Dear MT,
Nothing much happening, just graduated today.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 26 Oct 2007, 14:49
Quote from: Bluesman Ben
In other news, I discovered that my cat meows in B flat.

 :o That is AWESOME! Quite possibly the best thing I heard in a long time. I could tune my trumpet to that.  :D

Anyway...

Hullo MT, you're looking lovely as always...

Yesterday the marching band played at the hockey game.. and we wonnnn!! But that's not the exciting part... The exciting part was that out of the 3 trumpets that went, I was the only one that had the melody for the School Song (which is a really cool thing for anyone that doesn't play an instrument. At least it is for me anyway :-\) -- or at least I was SUPPOSED to. When my music exploded last Saturday (that's another story), I must've lost some. SO! because I was the only one in the whole band with the melody, I had to trek back to the band room in the dark. By myself. Without knowing the way, really. But I survived. And I led the band to awesomeness :P

I also spent a lot of time randomly talking to the tenor sax guy in front of me. That was amusing.

I could go on about hockey events (straws...ducks...spittle) but I will not.

Today marching band has a social/dance. The theme is 'Grade 8 dance'. Ingenious really, but hello awkwardness! I think it will be fun though.

And tomorrow we travel 5 hours to another university to play at their football game. Gonna be a sweet busride, as long as I remember my (nintendo)DS, because me and another guy are gonna play our games together. Like nerds. ;D
There goes my weekend.

Quote from: zabnat
just graduated today
Oh, and that's awesome too!

I am done here. It is time for food.

Happy Friday!

Love, ST

P.S.: My roommate is nocturnal. Sleeps ALL day....
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 27 Oct 2007, 23:43
Today i went and purchased the 120GB hard drive for the Xbox360.

That damn thing cost me 180 dollars!!!

I know you can buy computer hard drives with more storage space cheaper, but you can't use them on the 360.

Damn MS, you money whores.

I had no choice, my 20GB hard drive was pretty much full.

Enjoy my money Microsoft..and my 2nd 360 better not die.

Thanks for your time,

Domino


Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: vict0r on 28 Oct 2007, 00:14
edit: now i have the 20GB hard drive just sitting around, deleted of all its content, anybody want it? If not, i am tossing it in the garbage.

Sell it on eBay or something! :)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Dualnames on 28 Oct 2007, 00:37
First time I post here.I'm gonna post in a year.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: m0ds on 28 Oct 2007, 01:01
Hello Mt. The clocks go back about NOW so that means an extra hour in bed, awesome! Tomorrow I start work as a private eye oh aye it's gonna be maaad :D So I should go to bed.

Keep on moving!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Stupot on 28 Oct 2007, 12:33
Hi MT.
I've got a Job interview today.
At the Odeon.   Only part-time but imagine how cool that is going to be.
Free tickets.  I still haven't seen Resident Evil 3 and Saw IV is coming out soon (actually Today I think), so it's a good time of year to get a job at the Odeon.

Wish me luck.

-Stu
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 31 Oct 2007, 04:04
Today I got another package.
This one was different, there was no return address. Just my name on it. A lot. It was also quite large. 21" cubed. (Large enough for me, okay?  :P)
There was no ticking, so I knew it was okay. With trepidation I opened the package...

Inside was all manner of random things. Two giant pens, a door hanger, something wrapped in foil (which I still haven't opened, it looks questionable), a glowy, lightup stick thing, glow-in-the-dark silly putty, popcorn, m&ms, gummies, a penguin finger puppet that makes 'animal sounds' (tell me how a penguin really sounds like a child laughing ???), an Irish Drinking Favourites CD  :-X ::), and an unmarked DVD...I was suspicious.

My computer can't read DVDs apparently.... so I hijacked roomie's laptop.
hijacked = waited till she woke up and asked nicely

Turns out it was from my youth group. They made me a DVD cause they love me.
Now I'm super happy cause that was like the best present EVER.  ;D ;D ;D

End of happyrant.

EDIT: Roomie finally convinced me to open the foil. It's cookies. Soft choccy-chip cookies. Mmmmmmm...
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Oliwerko on 31 Oct 2007, 15:21
Back from hospital today, only one small cut, pretty ok looking.
Nothing else much happening. Bought me a new jacket and jeans. Both black. Man, I am only wearing black, why the hell ? No matter, I am going to find me some long army boots, I just love them.

Wish me luck. I don't know why, but just to be sure...
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: voh on 31 Oct 2007, 15:49
Dear Moving Thread

There's an indication that I may have found a girl who isn't entirely fucked up in the brain for once, and I am thankful for that.

Also, my shoes hurt.

Kind regards,
voh.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 31 Oct 2007, 15:51
... a girl who isn't entirely fucked up in the brain for once...

Oh hey. That's not nice. :(
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: voh on 31 Oct 2007, 16:09
Oh hey. That's not nice. :(

History, sadly, shows that it's not untrue either. Maybe it's something in the air here, though.

Obviously, I wasn't referring to anyone other than my crazy exes.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 31 Oct 2007, 16:19
Maybe it's something in the air here, though.

We'd better go with that then lol.

Obviously, I wasn't referring to anyone other than my crazy exes.

Oh I know, but it sounded quite harsh in general... I'm sure you have your reasons for saying so.

In other words, congratulations!  ;D
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: voh on 31 Oct 2007, 16:33
Why thank you :)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Stupot on 31 Oct 2007, 18:29
To Whom it may concern.

I got that Odeon gig... but not for another two weeks.
Pretty pleased.  My interview technique seems to have improved a great deal.  I mean I must've been good to get the job seeing as though I commited the cardinal sin.. yes.. I was late for my job interview.

The gal who interviwed me didn't seem to care one bit, and even congratulated me on turning up at all (apparently they get quite a lot of no-show's) and even during the inyterview she was taking the piss out of the questions and even apologised to me for them being so terrible...

For example "What kind of people don't you get along with?"... I could quite easily have said "I fucking hat all people, they're all cunts, especially customers!".. and she would have agreed with me and ticked the box, but instead I blabbered some crap about getting on with everyone because I'm a really nice guy...haha.

Still.  I have a job sorted and it's at the cinema so I'm probably going to enjoy it, and it was the first job I applied for so that's not a bad ratio really is it?

-Your's Sincerely
-Schnewpooort
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: OneDollar on 31 Oct 2007, 20:12
**Oh hi there, I don't think we've met before. You're the moving thread right? No... no its on your topic name...**

I'm sitting here in the dark lit only by my computer monitor because I don't want trick or treaters calling and my room's at the front of the house. I'm also putting off going back to work on my four week lab project on barcode scanners, no less. Slightly unsure of whether barcode is one or two words, but the real issue is having to track down sources I can use as references to back up knowledge I already have. I occasionally wonder why I'm doing a physics degree rather than a computing one. Well actually its 'Physics With Computing' but that's just a big con - there's no difference to straight physics until the last year when we have to do about two extra modules, don't do a couple of others and get about three more options (and about three we can't pick from).

We had enchiladas for tea which were pretty nice. One of my housemates wanted them but another wanted to buy fajitas instead so the deciding vote was mine. It was made purely because "you can eat enchiladas with a knife and fork" was the best argument either of them could come up with.

Heroes season 1 episode something is on TV in about 50 minutes (me being a poor Brit who doesn't want to download them) so I'd better get on with the report. I only have the experimental method, experiments, discussion and conclusion to finish...

I'm sure we'll meet again,
OneDollar


Both Google and Open Office spellcheckers say its 'bar code'
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: InCreator on 31 Oct 2007, 20:54
Ah, woke up 15:00. Helped to move in new couch mom bought. Watched latest episode of "Heroes", then went to work. Worked hardcore... for 2 hours - all done, a bus trip back home. Ate and bathed. Told my GF I'm not coming over though we haven't seen for a week already.

4 yo nephew came and said it's Halloween today. Funny, there's no halloween tradition in Estonia, where did he hear this? Must be western influences from TV, it's told in news more and more every year. I won't be surprised if in somewhere during next 10 years, we actually adopt this. I don't give a damn anyway.

National analog, Day of the Mart, is somewhat similar, but doesn't have mean tricks in it, kids just dress funnily, visit people and sing or dance for treats. Sounds friendlier to me, and it's hundreds of years old peasant custom. Originally, I guess, animal skins were worn, like pelt of a bear or wolf or something.

But in modern world of crime, and all these Russians living around me, knocking random door while being dressed in everything that you found from home -- would take you to hospital or police, not promise treats. Especially since many  ignorant ethnic Russians don't know a thing about our local traditions and probably just freak out. Even *though* they were born here and lived here for ages. So, they'd probably give tHreats, not candy.

Just lit a cigarette. It's 22:40. Everybody went to sleep.
A long lonely night is ahead. How will I spend this?

Todo list: check my ISP's ftp for some new pirated stuff, find something amusing on youtube, P2P some cartoons, South Park maybe? Draw something. Make coffee. If I'd turn volume down to as low as possible, I could watch tv, thats' what the TV-card is for, right? Pity that this stupid thing can't play sound through USB headset... How can something be so incompatible?

Or maybe I should listen to music or try to make some? Kind of pointless idea, I'm out of creativity currently anyway, so I should do something more useful, like study.

Naah...
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 01 Nov 2007, 00:17
My car is leaking coolant once again.  Now, every morning i have to open the radiator cap to make sure there is enough coolant in there.

I have had my car for 6 years now, and have saved some money to buy another vehicle, but my dad is holding it for me and he lives in Florida during the winter months, so that means no new car until next summer.

I would also like to purchase a nice LCD television in the future to replace my standard 27 inch Samsung TV that i bought back in 1999.

It really doesn't do any justice to the current gen games i am playing. Text is very blurry.

I have to stop wasting money and save for these important things, like getting my car fixed and a new television.

I deserve that at least.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Stupot on 01 Nov 2007, 00:59

A long lonely night is ahead. How will I spend this?


http://www.nanowrimo.org (http://www.nanowrimo.org)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: InCreator on 01 Nov 2007, 01:48
lol. I never wrote anything.
Sometimes dreamt about it, but I'm both too shy and cowardly to try this.
Have an idea for a stressing and painful story, though.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Oliwerko on 01 Nov 2007, 08:02
Hi again,

woke up early this morning, dont know why. I am probably going to spend all my next week holiday alone (as always)  home or wandering in the nearby forest.
The crush went horribly wrong, the girl is not even interested in chatting.
Poor me. Since I am a non-drinker, alcohol is not my solution.
So I gotta just silently listen to things messing up.

Shit.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: voh on 01 Nov 2007, 10:59
Dear Moving Thread,

I am going to the coffeehouse now to write for NaNoWriMo.

Cross your threads for me.

Kind regards,
your voh.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 02 Nov 2007, 22:12
The most random thing just happened. I don't know what to make of it. My cousin's girlfriend just called me. 1) We never interact. Not that I hate her or anything, we just don't. Possibly had something to do with the fact that before I moved for school I was two hours away. 2) She invited me to come to karaoke with her and my cousin. :|!

Sooooo random. I've never gone karaoke-ing, this will be quite the new thing. The randomnosity of it all is killing me.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sparky on 04 Nov 2007, 07:45
Dear MT,
Today I am happy because my cat is living with me again. He was at my parents' house for a few months, and I missed him. Here's a photo of him as a kitten: http://img50.imageshack.us/img50/1599/squeaky1ze2.jpg
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Haddas on 04 Nov 2007, 14:18
Today I changed the tires. It was not fun. I guess it could've been worse. At least dad was helping me with it, so it went pretty quickly. No record-breaking times, but not the slowest in the world either.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 04 Nov 2007, 14:21
Today I go dress shopping for upcoming semiformal at the rez. The potentially awkward part is that my grandmother is buying it (yay free clothing!), and my aunt's gonna be there. And possibly my cousin's girlfriend haha.

Oh, and karaoke went fantastically. I didn't sing, but other equally amusing things occured.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Oliwerko on 04 Nov 2007, 18:25
Oh, and karaoke went fantastically. I didn't sing, but other equally amusing things occured.

 ;D This reminds me of the huge number of discos I went to, and that I did not dance more than twice in my life!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 04 Nov 2007, 20:12
I can't dance either. It's kind of bad. Go team. (Wait.... you never actually said you couldn't dance... this could turn out badly for me.)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Oliwerko on 04 Nov 2007, 20:44
The art is not to sing on the karaoke, to dance on the dancefloor, or to learn in school, the art is to not sing on the karaoke, to stand still on the dancefloor, not to learn in school, not to sleep in bed, and not to listen to music on a concert, hahahahaha.

(Obviously a joke.)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 04 Apr 2008, 02:20
I found the Moving Thread again and wanted to say hello.

My poor car is falling apart. I own a 1997 Chevy Lumina (Bought in 2001)  that is having some problems.

I have to keep adding oil and coolant every couple of weeks, plus the check engine light came on yesterday, but went off today. Engine was on the verge of stalling when the light came on.

I do have money saved for a newer car, but will have to wait until summer, when i have more money saved and also when my dad comes home for the summer (He lives in Florida)

Things are going okay for me except this dizziness which i have had for awhile, which after a balance test found nothing and the ENT said it was related to my Anxiety. I find this BS. I know it's an ear problem.

I guess i will have to keep paying co-pays out my ass until somebody finds out what  is causing this. Sometimes i can barely stand.

Well, good to meet you again MT.

Until next time, Good morning, and in case I don't see ya, good afternoon, good evening, and good night!

Domino
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ThreeOhFour on 04 Apr 2008, 06:23
It is really weird - I was thinking about the moving thread this morning, then I check here and find it's been thought of before me.

Kinda cool.

I went to town today and bought some new shoes, some new drumsticks and guitar strings and talked to some old friends. I realised how long it has been since I've gone to town, which is a long time.

I wore my jacket, which I like wearing.

And I met a girl who seemed nice. She smiled when I made a little joke, which made me smile too.

I think I need a haircut.

Bye moving thread, thanks for listening :).
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Shane 'ProgZmax' Stevens on 04 Apr 2008, 06:57
I found out that, in spite of Pizza Hut's extremely poor timing with their new Pasta Hut pasta, it wasn't an April Fool's Joke! Fun was had by all (mostly by me) as I enjoyed some chicken alfredo and a couple slices of pizza.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: OneDollar on 04 Apr 2008, 08:53
Hey, long time no see MT. Since my last post I've done another project, messed up a couple of exams and decided that bar code is two words. Revision for the next lot of exams - 5 of them - is in full swing and its depressing, and also very hard.

On the plus side we've started a 'Programming Skills' module which is by far the most fun thing on my course at the moment. Its still not proper Physics with Computing though, because every physicist does it. Its learning C, and thanks to good old AGS and its sort-of-C++ language I've already got a head start on the syntax. At the moment though I'm having issues with the most simple things, because the stuff we are being taught is very narrow. Example: I want to write a list of integers to a file then read them back in again, but I can't figure it out because all we've been taught to do is write one variable to a file, or a string to a file.

Otherwise life's pretty uncertain. I'm supposed to be taking a year out in industry next year, but I've only got one interview left. If I don't get that, or if I fail a bunch of exams this semester, I'm not sure what I'm going to do. No doubt it will all work out.

Right, I've taken up enough of your time MT.

Thanks
OneDollar
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Oliwerko on 04 Apr 2008, 09:30
Oh, hi MT, its been a long time!

I am sick again in bed all the time now. My head buzzes and I have a helluva soar throat. But thats ok, there are worse things on earth. I bought new shoes I polished two days ago, they are the best shoes I have ever had. Instead of that, everything is as usual. School, work, all that stuff. Despite that it is not a stereotype. I love world now. I wish it was always like this.

I wish everyone luck.

Regards
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Stupot on 04 Apr 2008, 15:55
Hello MT.
Three UCAS university rejections so far and only one offer... still waiting to hear from the fifth, which is infact my first choice.  I'm not that thick, they must've thought my application was crap, which is a shame because they haven't even met me yet.

Still one offer is better than none, I suppose... and the year abroad is in Fukuoka, which suits me fine.

Seeya round MT... don't be a stranger.

Stu
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: radiowaves on 04 Apr 2008, 16:09
Its spring and summer is aproaching. I have loads of school stuff to do and I am afraid its going to be lone and boring summer again, gah.

Thanks MT for your time.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ryan Timoothy on 04 Apr 2008, 22:54
Hey MT, we've never talked before, but I feel we could have this strong bond between the two of us.

Is it just me, or are the youth of today getting dumber and dumber?  Sure, I work in a sawmill, of all places to be making examples, but as the years grow I've been noticing one thing; each new young ankle biter has ONE set attitude and ONE set pace.  Which the attitude is: 'I am the ruler of Gods, bow before me! I know everything, meanwhile I'm dumb as a worm.'.  Also their pace is as slow and as lethargic as one can get without actually being declared 'dead'.

For example, MT.  We hired this new kid on Monday, with buck teeth bigger than a beaver, who should probably not be operating any saws because his teeth would more than likely chew through any wood faster than any machine.  Ignoring that, he says he drives 30 minutes to get to the sawmill.  That's not a problem, heck, I drive almost an hour.  I thought it was bad enough that I go through almost 50 liters of gas a week.  But this damn kid is driving a gigantic pickup truck, that No kid living in the city should ever own, and says in 3 days he'll run empty and it'll cost $100 to fill.  So he's burning 100ish liters in 3 f*cking days!!?  Then he laughs and says "ya, but it probably wouldn't be as bad if I wasn't driving around with a seized caliper.".  What a tard.

Whats the point in going to work for his measly starting rate of $11.50, if he's going to spend more than half of it on gas?

To top things off, he mentions he has a baby on the way!  Why the hell do stupid idiots (I don't say he's stupid just for the things I've mentioned, he can't even grasp the simple jobs a mentally challenged employee would excel at.), anyway, why do stupid idiots like him and all the other idiots I've met have children???  Who would mate with these people?  Is the world filling up with genetically retarded inbreeds?  Are they the byproduct of kids who fiddled with their cousins or sisters and now have a cake in the oven, and the cycle is set to repeat?

Is this just Canada and United States?  Or worse?  Is it a world wide epidemic?  Is that ludicrous movie Idiocracy correct?  Are the smart withholding, while the dumb repopulate?

Now I realize many of you in here have children, congratulations, you're helping the population of tomorrow (because most of you seem intelligent enough to raise great children).

Maybe I'm not one to talk?  I don't exactly have the job of jobs.  I don't contribute to this world, I just consume and pollute (like you all).  But at least I am getting my life settled before having a child.  What did you say?  What about accidents?  What the f*ck is an accident?  It's only an accident if you're too stupid to listen to your correct head.  Properly used: Condoms + birth control = thank the gods. 

I also learned that maybe I should not stay up longer than 24 hours?  Damn that background challenge, f*cking TheJBurger and his Lighthouse challenge and PixelPerfect with his silhouette challenge. lol  I was up all night working on that crap, it was addictive.  Yeah!  What am I doing on here? Get back to Photoshop!

So MT, all I can say is that you're a good listener.  Thanks for sticking around.

*spelling mistake (in a thread explaining how stupid I find some people. go figure)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Domino on 05 Apr 2008, 02:04
Hi MT,

My Xbox 360 got back from the repair center. Well, it wasn't the same one i sent in, this 360 is 4 months newer than my other one.  So far, so good, but i know that my second one will be handed the same fate as my first...the dreaded RROD.

I am just wondering who owned this one before i got it? It does seem a tad quieter than my first.

Cross your fingers.


This refurbished 360 is way better than my 1st one.

But a couple of months ago i purchased the arcade version as a back-up just in case this one died.

My unopened arcade unit still sits in my closet. I may never have to use it.

I still want to buy a PS3 also..my friend brought his over to my apartment and i really liked it.

My PS2 is collecting dust even though i have a ton of games for it...many games that i have never beaten.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ManicMatt on 06 Apr 2008, 10:14
Hey MT.

After one year of happiness with my girlfriend, she left me for another man.

I've taken up driving lessons, and I bought an acoustic guitar to learn how to play so I have something to focus my mind on during this painful time.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Oliwerko on 06 Apr 2008, 11:36
Ryan and MT - I can assure you that here in Slovakia, 90% of people are totally dumb idiots. I know that it sounds weird (am I the one to talk?) but that's my opinion. I have only a few friends because of this. Almost everyone I meet is totally off. Pretty sad. If I wasn't so picky, I've had like 20 GFs so far, but man, the girls here are the dumbest people I've ever met. You can tell them that you are going to Iraq on vacation and they don't ask you if that's not weird. You can tell them that you have vodka in a bottle with water and they believe you. It happens to me that from time to time I meet a nice girl that is also intelligent. But usually this turns out bad. Last time after half an hour of wonderful conversation I discovered that she lives 50kms away.

Sometimes I wish I was as dumb as them. But then, wouldn't it be boring?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: radiowaves on 20 Apr 2008, 00:08
MT, why am I unhappy? I feel like everything is going to hell and I don't have any motivation to do anything...
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 20 Apr 2008, 04:31
Hello, MT

It's been a while, I guess. I don't really remember. My first year at university is finally over. My last year at university is also over. They are one and the same. This year was a total nightmare, for a few reasons. Roomie is one of them. [Some of you know how deadly she is.] It is both my first year and my last year because I am not going back. It's sad, really... I've always wanted to go here, but something didn't work out. So now I have to figure out what I'm going to do with my life....

Also, I hate being home. This weekend was a veritable disaster. My parents are psychos, all 3 of us (my sisters and I) were incredibly frustrated at them (especially my mom), and they tried to pin all the frustration as being my fault, which is pure crap. Also, there's some nonsense going on about how, even though I will be paying rent when I return home, that the timed internet will still apply to me. Bottom line is, I want to move out as soon as I can. Far away. (Sometimes I don't know who's worse to live with, Roomie or Parents... Oh yes, it's that bad.)

That is all! I shall write this last exam pretending there are good things!
--Sylv
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ryan Timoothy on 20 Apr 2008, 18:24
Oh MT, I feel like a dolt.  A real Idiot.

Last night we (friends, my two brothers, and I) went to a good old country dance in my town.  Everything was going smooth, just kids being kids, having fun.  Actually we even managed to get a few free beer tickets because the people at the bar were only just people from town.  So sometimes they'd forget to grab the beer ticket.  Yee haw! lol

Anyway, as I said the night was moving smoothly along.  Until they turned the lights on telling people it was the end of the night to kinda push everyone out.

Well my brother and friend decided to (i still don't know why they did it), grab the projector screen that was in the middle of the room and tip it over onto the dance floor.  I'm surprised no one got trapped under it, they all seemed to float towards the exit I guess.  Well the owner of the equipment just turned out to be someone around our age.  I think he may have been east indian, but I'm not sure.  He started freaking out to my brother and friend that the equipment was worth thousands and that he was pissed.  I don't know what my brother did, my focus was a drunken blur, but he somehow got the guy angry enough to punch my brother in the face.  It was actually quite funny.  My brother fell over onto his hands and knees, then did like a slow-motion spiderman move to push himself upright onto his feet.
It didn't stop there, the guy punched my brother AGAIN in the face, him again landing the same way and doing the same slow-motion spiderman move to push himself back onto his feet.  This is where I started to get bothered, I know my brother was dumb for pulling the screen down, so he did deserve any punches this guy threw at him.  I was off to the side just watching the whole situation, and I was drunk, something in me snapped.  I played dirty.  I jumped at the guy and I'm pretty sure I punched him square in the face, but due to the alcohol level in me I don't think I'll ever know.  Somehow I managed to get a big fingernail like slash on my cheek, and it almost immediately swelled up.  I'm guessing he punched me back.

A good buddy of ours is a police officer who was off duty at the moment was there.  He rushed over and grabbed the two of us, putting his arms around our shoulders and said "come on guys, time for you two to leave".  As he was walking us to the exit, I was blowing the guy that was angry at us some kisses.  I'm glad that our good buddy police officer was there, or else more shit may have happened.

I've never been in a fight before.  I'm not that kind of person.  I don't even drink that often, like maybe five 24's of beer a year.  It was just a sad turn of events that made that night go shit end up.

The night actually didn't stop there either.  When we got home there was a party at the house beside ours.  The owner of the house, his daughter was having a Huge birthday party.  Lots of young teenagers drinking beer and messing up the house.  Her father was actually at the country dance also serving drinks, but I don't think he even saw the fight incident.  He entered the house, looked around and was like screw this.  So he left the house, got in his van.  I walked over to him and asked him what he was doing, he said he was leaving and going to a motel.

I grabbed a few boxes from my house and started cleaning up the beer bottles all over his house.  Some nice teenagers were helping too.

No less than twenty minutes later the owner of the house came back.  I guess he came to his senses and decided staying at a hotel is not a good idea.  He was angry as hell.  He started at the back of the house, pushed a guy off a chair that he was sitting on and yelled "this is my damn kitchen chair!", then he started yelling at everyone as he entered his house, while carrying the chair, telling them all to leave or he'll call the cops.  There was a huge storm of kids rushing out of the house getting in their cars and leaving.

MT, all I can say is it was a very fun filled night.   :-\   haha
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Dualnames on 25 Aug 2009, 15:26
First time I post here.I'm gonna post in a year.

Hello MT, this is dig dug joe Dualy.

I promised to post in a year, but shit, life happens.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: m0ds on 25 Aug 2009, 16:59
Hello MT, wow, to think you're over 5 years old now - how things have changed! I just want to tell you about the summer of 2009 which had been a breath of fresh air, I have my new flat, a fresh outlook on making games and for the most part a social life that was really booming. But overall, the last couple of years have been a load of bollocks! I've been homeless, lost my car, seen the pub go to the chavs, lived with and practically rejected two wonderful children, found true love but the feelings aren't mutual & had a tooth pulled out. Well, at least YOU keep going MT, even when the rest of us feel like giving up. Here's to revisting you and giving you an update in 2 years time :) x
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Oliwerko on 25 Aug 2009, 19:32
MT, I've almost forgotten about you!

Every time I see you it's a pleasing surprise.
This year was totally different for me. Maybe it was because I graduated the high school, who knows.

Anyway, the most significant thing I learned from when I've seen you last time is that I cannot believe even my own impressions, or even feelings and thoughts. I have seen and felt this proved on me at least twice during the last 10 months. It was painful to discover that what I've thought was 100% true was totally false and vice versa. And I'm not the type that believes anything, I'm much more careful and distrusful than anyone I know, regarding anything. Yet I have felt that even things you KNOW are the way they are, can be totally different. It was a very painful and stressfull lesson, but I am grateful for that.

Apart from that, I am just glad I'm alive and healthy. That's pretty much everything that matters to me. I have a few really good and trusting friends that I really can count on, that's also important. One thing that may bug me a little is that I'm so much different from anyone around here that it's trouble finding common interests and thoughts; but I'm getting used to it. I even wrote a novel to put it on paper and hide it behind someone else  :P

I could go on, but I don't want to bore you to death, of course. You're a great listener and I really felt like telling you this.
To sum it up, I'm going on well, have experienced both pain and pleasure and wonder what's next....
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: discordance on 26 Aug 2009, 08:54
. . . hello MT.

I don't think we've ever met, but I found you anyway, because you don't move.

Yesterday I was walking to work, at my job, in which I work, feeling bad because it was 5:45 in the morning and I hadn't slept last night and I knew that the next four days were going to be exactly the same, and that the weekend would last about forty-five minutes in comparison because I would be asleep for most of it. Then I looked up at the sky and noticed that the sun was just about one quarter of the way up there, and that the clouds were metaphorically on fire, and was hit by a beautiful epiphany in the same way some people are hit by cement trucks with slashed brake lines: "Drudgery, angst, and utter lack of direction in life all go down the whirling emotional toilet as soon as something mildly pretty pops up and drops warm fuzzy blankets on you! For about ten minutes."

Then I noticed that the buildings were also literally on fire and additionally were disgorging hordes of flammable axe murderers, and that velociraptors were busily disemboweling me with serrated spoons.

Life goes on.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: voh on 30 Aug 2009, 13:23
Dear Moving Thread

There's an indication that I may have found a girl who isn't entirely fucked up in the brain for once, and I am thankful for that.

Also, my shoes hurt.

Kind regards,
voh.

Dear Moving Thread,

The indication concerning the girl mentioned in one of my previous writings to you turned out to be false not long after I had written it. As people do, I moved on.

Then again, moving on is something that has taken up most of my time over the past year. I sadly wasn't able to muster up the finances to continue my studies into English Language and Literature, and had to put a stop to them. This, of course, means that after 7 years of studying (not purely English Language and Literature, mind you) I was forced into the workplace.

I do realize that I was forced into the workplace entirely by my own decisions and actions, so there are no ill feelings harbored to anyone but myself. It was a very stressful period, mostly due to the economic downturn we've all been facing, which made finding a job worth having very difficult. I spent months worrying and nearly freaking out because if I didn't find a job I'd have to give up my apartment and so much more.

But after my part-time job ended, and with it my student loan, I was entirely broke. There was no money coming in whatsoever, and every job opening I responded to just wasn't happening.

After spending two days unemployed, however, I hit upon a bit of luck and chanced upon the job I currently have. I say chanced because I didn't know this job existed until the temp agency called me up to see if I would be interested in it.

I had calculated how much money a month I would need to keep my existing luxuries and spending pattern, and I came to a certain conclusion. That was the minimum amount of money a job had to provide me with. Now, however, I earn that amount in two weeks time, rather than four, and I am more than comfortable when it comes to my finances.

When the time comes to pay off my student loan, I'll have a buffer ready to take a good chunk out of it in one go.

Moving Thread, I went from nearly destitute to relatively rich in two days. I don't care about money, as you know, but I do care about not having to think about money constantly.

Seeing as how I still eat and spend money like I'm a student, I'm saving money by the boatload.

On the other hand, the 40 hours I pump into this job has severely shaken up my rhythm, the way I live my life, the way I approach and work on my creative projects and, well, everything else. I'm only just starting to get a grip on how things are, but the outlook is good.

In conclusion, MT, I'm in a good place.

A very good place.

Thanks for listening, once again. Your nearly unending patience has once again allowed me to ramble. I feel guilty that I haven't taken the time to listen to your stories, but I promise that next time we meet, I will be as unendingly patient with your stories as you have been with mine.

That's a promise I intend to keep.

Until next time, Moving Thread. Be well.

Robin "voh" de Graaf
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Bulbapuck on 03 Sep 2009, 19:48
Hi MT, my name is Bulbapuck.

Today has been a bad day, and I felt like venting, so I came to you.

The reasons today is bad is that I'm sick. I can barely get out of bed, as I'm writing this I'm in my bed and on painpills. This was a bad day to get sick.. First off I'm missing school on the most important day of the week. And I'm studying one of the toughest courses in my town to become an engineer. But what's worse is that it's my own fault. It was raining and freezing yesterday yet stupid me decided to bath in a filthy lake to prove that we weren't "chickens".. Damn I'm stupid.

Another thing I did yesterday was go to the gym. And I wore myself out to the point that my entire body is sore today. I can barely move a muscle.. Damn I'm stupid.

I hate this day. But it did have some bright sides, I've had the time to play a lot of chess online, wich is fun. And I also got the time to make some trophies for the sprite jam I'm running, so all is not bad. However in that time I should have been studying.. Damn I'm stupid.

Thank you for litsening MT, it gave me some perspective. Now I know that, Damn, I am stupid.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Calin Leafshade on 03 Sep 2009, 19:57
Ah MT, we havent met before so its nice to finally speak.

I'm becoming somewhat disheartened with my game. I'm concerned that the story will not carry the game on its own.

I'm worried that my game will be described as: "the story was ok.. but the graphics and the lack of puzzles put me off."

When i do something i like to do it well.. to be the best immediately but having looked at some of the other AGS games on offer mine pales in comparison.. especially in terms of visuals.

Now, i know what youre thinking MT, i do. Youre thinking why dont I recruit an artist.

Well this board and any other game makey board is always flooded with "i want to make a game but i dont know how" and those people are often arrogant and stupid and i dont want to be compared to them. I want to create something wholly by myself and then perhaps i'll collaborate.

Thanks for listening MT
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Dualnames on 04 Sep 2009, 07:56
Back again here MT,

My current project is killing me more than Calin's project is. It has ended up sort of vaporware it has, and although I've made many changes, it has yet to satisfy me.

I've asked the moderators to lock the topic, till I make up my mind, and in order not to give false hopes to anyone else.

Cheers James.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ThreeOhFour on 04 Sep 2009, 08:01
Hello MT. Long time no see, man.

My game project is proving to be challenging as well. Seems to be a common theme, really...

See you in a year or two :).
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Intense Degree on 04 Sep 2009, 10:13
Dear Moving Thread

We've not met before but I thought I would introduce myself.

Without wishing to jump on the same bandwagon as everyone else I too am having trouble with my current game project. Basically I have very little time to put into it and it's not really come on that far in the last 4 months (3 mostly finished backgrounds and 3 half finished characters). Also seeing as I have roughly zero natural talent as an artist, even though I spend hours and hours on a background or a character it still looks ... well ... rubbish. I try to reassure myself that graphics aren't everything but deep down I know that they have to be reasonable, at least in proportion to the amount of time I spend on it.

Also the mountain of work there is to do on it just puts me off even starting when I do have time, which seems to be less and less often recently given the stress and hassle I have been having from work. I haven't started a GIP thread as I seriously doubt if it will ever be finished.

Anyway, thanks for your time as I know you are busy.

Mike.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ryan Timoothy on 01 Nov 2009, 01:22
Hey MT!
I got laid off on Monday!  About freakin time.
Ok, I know you're supposed to be angry/upset when you get laid off, but seriously, it's about time.  I've been there for 5 years and have wanted to quit for years now, just didn't due to the convenience of having a job and enjoying the people I worked with.  But now that I'm laid off, I have no excuse but to find a job. :P

I applied for EI (employment insurance), but I won't see a penny for 4 weeks minimum.  I'll probably find a job before then, but it will at least cover the few weeks that I didn't have a job.  But who knows.

Anyway, he who now has no source of income, and rent to pay, should not be buying things.  But I couldn't sit at home for a week with the (literally) crappy computer I had.  So I bought myself a new laptop!  HP Pavilion dv7-3080ca (http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/ca/en/ho/WF06b/321957-321957-3329744-64354-64354-4011368-4041790.html)  It was $100 off, and I had been checking up that computer since it was released, just turns out it went on sale. :P

It's not a completely irresponsible move on my part.  I have been saving my money for a few years now with the intention of buying a computer and a down payment for a house.

Anyway MT, now I can start working on my new adventure game once I get the setup stuff out of the way and the tablet hooked up.  I have thought of a great storyline, one of which I'm surprised hasn't been used yet (to my knowledge).  And I'm hoping for it to have exceptional cartoony graphics.  We'll see, MT, we'll see.

Thanks MT, for listening about my new hobo status, and laptop!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Dualnames on 11 Sep 2010, 13:51
Warning: this topic has not been posted in for at least 120 days.
Unless you're sure you want to reply, please consider starting a new topic.


Rules are just guidelines.

MT, where have you been? I feel you're lost, lost like my former days in the AGS, when I cared more about other people's projects, when we thought the year was over and someone blew our minds. When Stickam was there for the newcomers to join and feel the love. When Al_Ninio was a man. A real man.

What happened to you MT, nobody wants to share the love with you? Is this forum place finally out of emos? Is there happiness overflowing this forum?
I'm not nostalging the old days. I'm nostalgic about you MT. I'd find you everywhere. Took me some while to understand you. But now I feel that circle is complete. So I revive you one last time. I'm giving you the kick you need to wake up from your Limbo. I'm making you what you are again.

*Uses DEFRIBILATOR*
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: vertigoaddict on 11 Sep 2010, 14:57
'ello moving thread,

Today I woke up to the smell of french toast, only to find that it wasn't french toast but a number of my sister's failed pancake experiments (we couldn't find the non stick pan, so used an oven tray on the stove instead). She then begged me to make pancakes for her 'cause really she's hopeless in the kitchen. Then she complained that my pancakes we slightly undercooked, claiming that they were only "nearly" golden brown.

I have also recently got my visa to study in the U.K. man, getting one was such a pain, I guess it's different in every country 'cause when I was in Malaysia I just had to hand in my passport and wait for 3 months (and I was already studying, I guess illegally?).

On another note, it's Hari Raya a special religious holiday over here and the next door neighbors are playing with fireworks, them fireworks are exploding so closely to my window (my room is on the edge) that the sparks are hitting on the glass and I'm freaked out. Damn. Considering they live like a house away you'd think it wouldn't reach here but I guess they're shooting it at an angle or something.

I also thought of a way to kill someone with an eraser, or any random small object really, don't you just have to shove it down their throats and make them choke to death?

^might do for an interesting adventure game puzzle?

Some family members I couldn't remember visited today and it was very awkward talking to them, especially when they came to see my mother and brother. I just sat there answering a couple of questions and they left staring at me. Aaaaaawwwkwarrrddd....  :(

meh not a lot of stuff happening today but hey I'm breathing.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: FSi++ on 11 Sep 2010, 16:06
This thread has moved me to tears again. Thank you, moving thread for being so moving.  :'(
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Alun on 20 Sep 2010, 04:50
Today I found the Moving Thread for a first time.  This turned out to be particularly bad timing, however, because today has been by far the most uneventful day I've had in a very long time.  I'm just getting over a rather bad cold (at least, I hope I'm getting over it), so I literally didn't leave my bedroom until around 7 p.m.  (Note: For the purposes of this statement, the bathroom should be construed to count as part of the bedroom.  But only for the purposes of this statement.)  And even then, it was only because I figured it might be a good idea at some point to eat something.

Still, even if today was extremely uneventful, it comes at the end of a rather eventful week.  (Or the beginning of the next week, I guess, depending on how you look at it (http://www.adventuregamestudio.co.uk/yabb/index.php?topic=38116.msg550511#msg550511).)  I had three paid shoots this last week, for two TV shows (one of them a pilot, though my character alas will not be recurring) and an interactive internet project.  The pilot and the internet project I'm not supposed to talk about yet, but the other TV show was a show on Spike TV (http://www.spike.com/network/spike) called 1000 Ways to Die (http://www.spike.com/show/27237).  Which people outside the U.S. probably haven't heard of, uh, and, OK, most people inside the U.S. may not have heard of it, either, actually.  But still, I got paid for it, and it'll be another IMDb credit for me, so hey, there's that.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ryan Timoothy on 20 Sep 2010, 18:44
But still, I got paid for it, and it'll be another IMDb credit for me, so hey, there's that.
Cool. What's the link to your imdb page?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Alun on 21 Sep 2010, 03:39
Cool. What's the link to your imdb page?

I've actually mentioned it once before, in a post about voice acting in the Offer Your Services thread (http://www.adventuregamestudio.co.uk/yabb/index.php?topic=30351.msg550726#msg550726), but it's http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2825835/ (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2825835/).  (My first name isn't given as "Alun" there because I use a different pseudonym for my acting.)

And now, since I'm posting on this thread again, I guess I should say: Today... wasn't really much more eventful than yesterday.  Bleh.  I did go to USC to pick up an official transcript that I needed for a job application, only to realize that I had forgotten both my checkbook and my bank card and, while I did have more than enough cash with me to cover it, they don't take cash.  So I'll have to go back down there tomorrow.  Which, since my car recently broke down and I currently live in a place that's sort of out of the way and hard to get to and from by bus, will not be a quick or easy process.  In the last week and a half I have spent enough time on the bus to get more than two thirds of the way through Moby Dick.  (No, seriously, that's literally true; I'm on page 497 out of 724 (and that's not counting the twenty pages of preface and introduction.)  Though technically part of that time was actually on Metro rail rather than the bus, I guess...)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Bulbapuck on 22 Sep 2010, 21:28
This day sucks..
It can burn in hell for all I care.

As most days it started with me struggling out of bed, I'm late so I skip the shower. When I see my reflection in the window of the tram I realize this was a mistake. I'm a mess.

First period I worked on a project, but my partner didn't show. And he had all the files. I had to wait 2 hours for him but he never showed up. Fuck.

The rest of the day I struggle to try and learn something while being so tired it feels like someone attached weights to my eyelids. I have to stay late as I have to work on the project which I wanted to get done in the bloody morning.

I get home at 9 PM, and this is when life decided to completely screw me over. I just wanted to relax for a bit. Play some Knytt Stories while litsening to music. But no. My stationary computer broke down, can't get it to start at all.

I bang my fist into the table, bad move.... I realize I had my iPod in my hand. It suddenly froze and I can't do shit about it.

And now I have to stay up late to prepare a lab tomorrow....

Fuck this day.


EDIT:My iPod is working again, I'm happy again :)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ryan Timoothy on 09 Oct 2010, 02:43
Oh moving thread, this has been such a poor poor day.

First I wake this morning to find out the butcher at my father's grocery store has fallen off a small ladder and busted up his face. He was rushed by helicopter to the nearest city for brain surgery because he was bleeding into his brain (whatever the technical term is). The man is 70 years old, too hardworking and stubborn to retire, and he is possibly going to die. That's pretty shitty.

Then with all the stress on my father with this recession and him fighting to keep the business afloat, and now with this incident being the icing on the cake. He's going to sell the store.

Half a year ago I quit working at the sawmill I had been at for a little over 5 years just to come back to the store to help him out. Now I know I'll have to start looking for a new job. His little nest egg will not be passed down to me.

To top things off, I'm signing papers to finally finalize the purchase of a brand new house. Do I still sign the papers, moving thread? Or do I play it safe now with the knowledge that I may not have a well paying job in a few months and not sign it?

It's been a poor day, moving thread.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: SinSin on 09 Oct 2010, 11:05
Dear moving thread
"Thas been a merdah"
to be precise 3 in the last week in my town ..  Oh I love Burnley
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ryan Timoothy on 10 Oct 2010, 03:19
Well, moving thread, the man died this afternoon.
I can't begin to fathom what kind of legal actions will be taken. I'm terribly sad today.

There was a security camera aimed in his direction while he was working. I happened to watch the recording and I can't stop thinking about it. I can't stop thinking about how simple of an action he was doing, and he's now dead.

The man was leaning over to move some styrofoam trays on the top shelf. His ladder rocked sideways, and with him trying to catch his balance he fell over and landed flat on the ground with his head taking some heavy damage.
The sad thing is that he was in so much shock that he didn't process the blood or injury. He went right back up the ladder, put the styrofoam trays away that he fell with. Then he put the ladder away and shortly after that he started to faint.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Dualnames on 10 Oct 2010, 03:44
I feel so sorry for the whole situation. The man himself. What this death will cause to you. I can't help but offer my condolences to his family, even though I never met them/know them. And regardless wish you luck Ryan with your future. Sometimes when life sucks, well it sucks. The main problem I've encountered myself is that the good things happen, but we're just not looking or noticing them. Trust me on that last one.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Calin Leafshade on 23 Dec 2011, 19:44
Good evening MT, how've you been?

I have little to tell you because I have done nothing all year. I mean *literally* this year has been largely a waste. If 2011 had not happened and we had skipped straight to 2012 I would not have noticed the difference.

I know that new years resolutions are pretty trite and mean very little but I will try my best to make 2012 something special for me, a breakthrough.

Wish me luck MT, I hope you have an eventful 2012 too.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Grim on 24 Dec 2011, 04:11
Hello MT. I've never seen you before. but you seem all right.

 Like every Friday night, I'm at work. I'm a male nurse. There is no need to laugh... - I'm nothing like Ben Stiller in Meet the Parents. Nursing is hard work... and most ofthe time it's rather sad.

   Turns out this keyboard here must've been damaged by fat nurses leaning on it over the years- the space bar hardly works, and when it does it sounds like someone's hitting a washing machine with a saucepan... It reminds me of Paul Sheldon in Misery and his letter 'n' deprived typewriter. Each time I want to press space, it's a bloody battle...

At the start of Uncharted 3 there's this quote about dreamers of the night and dreamers of the day... I loved it. I like to think I will be one of those people that make stuff happen forthem (see there, space bar didn't work, again...). One day soon, I will finish my game, get famous, quit nursing and prove to mywife and son that the last three years I spent inside my own head filled with strange unreal worlds I built were worth something.

See you.

   
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Armageddon on 24 Dec 2011, 05:20
Are you telling me there is such a thing as fat nurses? :'(
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Dualnames on 24 Dec 2011, 08:19
Hello, MT, in my last topic, i felt nostalgic about how the forums felt when I first joined. I DON'T NOW. Last years ceremony, was fantastic. It felt like 2007. I'll go back to coding now.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Grim on 27 Dec 2011, 20:41
Are you telling me there is such a thing as fat nurses? :'(

My friend, I'm afraid they are also ugly.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Dualnames on 28 Dec 2011, 07:31
Are you telling me there is such a thing as fat nurses? :'(

My friend, I'm afraid they are also ugly.

Having worked in a hospital for 6 months, I have to say in greece, we have some fat nurses, but all the hot ones, oh, god, they make up for the ugly and fat ones.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: miguel on 28 Dec 2011, 13:08
Portuguese nurses come in all types. Type A) a slut that will pass by you bouncing her curved figure as many times as she can, looking busy but actually she's just showing off to patients and colleagues; Type B) the cute young nurse that looks and sounds like you could merry her on the spot, deception of course, she's just waiting for you to pass a joke so that she can give you the icy look that resembles a huge syringe full of green liquid and gets a text message when you thought you were getting her attention; Type C) the normal looking nurse, that really cares for you, that has problems like you and maybe talks about politics and how to pay the rent, but never gets your attention because you're too busy looking at type A and B.
There's also Type D and E but that involves transsexual and/or macabre behaviours.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: SinSin on 07 Apr 2012, 20:37
Moving Thread Hi,

       I know I've been ignoring you these past few months but get over it. And for heavens sake stop calling me my answer phone has developed a hernia

     Kapeesh
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sane Co. on 07 Apr 2012, 21:23
Dear Moving thread,
I hope that the thread had come to my attention...
Ah, this is boring.
Godbye moving thread.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LUniqueDan on 07 Apr 2012, 23:32
Three Hundred Twenty Eight !

(oups - wrong thread)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: miguel on 08 Apr 2012, 00:48
Isn't this thread about nurses?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Grim on 08 Apr 2012, 06:41
Isn't this thread about nurses?

I think so. That's why I signed up for this whole AGS thing after all!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LUniqueDan on 08 Apr 2012, 21:13
Isn't this thread about nurses?

No it's actually about nuns.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: SinSin on 08 Apr 2012, 21:49
Isn't this thread about nurses?

I thought it was meant as a vent for those who love LSD.

God dam its the phone again
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LUniqueDan on 14 Apr 2012, 12:33
Third !
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ThreeOhFour on 10 May 2012, 00:36
Dear Moving Thread.

There is a dinosaur egg in my room. I put it in here. It is hatching, I can see little cracks. I cannot sleep. My cat, Montgomery, can sleep. He does not know it is a dinosaur egg. Perhaps this is for the best.

I think the blue Pixy Stix are my least favourites.

Goodbye

<3 Ben
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sane Co. on 10 May 2012, 02:51
I like your entry!
Oh wait.
Damn this thread! I WILL get my REVENGE!!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ponch on 10 May 2012, 03:37
Dear Moving Thread,

Ever since the forums got the rebootening, my avatar has unexpectedly put on a bit of weight... okay, a lot of weight. My pixels are HUGE now. Truthfully, I feel a bit self-conscious about it. What if the other AGSers are talking about it behind me back? Should I be worried or am I being silly?

Thanks for keeping this just between us, Moving Thread. You're the best.  :kiss:

Sincerely,

A Concerned Cow
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ThreeOhFour on 10 May 2012, 08:02
Dear Moving Thread,

I survived the night. The dinosaur hasn't yet hatched. I'm not sure where Montgomery has gone.

Ponch has gotten bigger, heftier, slower. He used to be a racing cow. Now? Now he's not looking so fit.

I'm taking my drag racing Van down the back today. I'm going to airbrush a mermaid swimming in flames instead of water, and I'm going to wire a lava lamp in as the interior light. Red wax in purple liquid.

And then, tomorrow?

Tomorrow I will drag race Ponch.

<3 Ben
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: kaputtnik on 10 May 2012, 10:37
Dear Moving Thread,

I...I just don't know how to put this. I mean, I really wanted to avoid this situation, but now that it is here, I see myself unable to even remember the times before it arrived. Things have changed, and I am not entirely sure whether they are things anymore or just objects. All of it happened so suddenly, and as you know, I am not the most quick-witted guy there is, so I just stumbled right into it. Kierkegaard once said that you can only understand life looking back, but only live it looking forward - but ever since this has happened to me, I cannot seem to understand the meaning of this anymore, and I am pretty sure I am doing it the other way round. Or have been doing it the other way round ever since the day the whole thing came crashing down on me, which probably wasn't even a day but rather something in between days, or even in between years. Everything used to be so clear to me, so perfectly lucent, so astonishingly simple in its sheer existence.

The most troublesome fact about it all is that I don't even know if it happened - or if it really did happen, what it was. Or if what happened was something happening, or rather the mere premonition of something probably nonexistent, but to some degree likely to happen? I know that I didn't feel anything happening while it was supposedly happening, but now I am not so sure.

Dear Moving Thread, maybe it is time to move on?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ponch on 10 May 2012, 15:45
Dear Moving Thread,

Success! Ben304 has fallen for my trap. Tomorrow we will race and he will be udderly caught off guard by my svelte and speedy shape. The Atkins diet paid off in spades. Sure, eating such a beef intensive diet was a little weird, but I'm fairly certain it was no one I knew (except for Jerry, and he was a jerk anyway), and the results speak for themselves.

Anymoo, I'm off to the track and to victory. By tomorrow night, Ben's sweet Pimpin' Van shall be mine and I'll be able to retire my 86' Pontiac Fiero and start vannin' it up with all the fine ladies.

Thanks for helping me out, Moving Thread.

Racing Cow
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ThreeOhFour on 10 May 2012, 16:16
Dear Moving Thread,

Something is amiss. I saw Ponch eating beef. Has he resorted to cannibalism to try and beat me in our upcoming drag race?

My new lava lamp swirls indecisively as I ask this question of it. I cannot lose, Moving Thread. The stakes are too high. If I do he will take my van, or even worse, make me create another one of those games. I promised I'd never do one of those again. I don't know if I could handle breaking such a vow.

The dinosaur egg has cracked. I can see the beast's green skin emerging, ever so slowly.

Montgomery came back. I do not know where he went. He is sleeping again now.

I doubt I will sleep.

<3 Ben
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sane Co. on 10 May 2012, 16:25
Mr. moving thread.
I will be crashing a race tomorrow with my awesome car. Either I will win, or no one will. HAHAHAHAHAHAHA
I plan on sabotaging their cars, and if they sabotage mine, no one will win. If they don't I will win. Mwhahahaha.
I love being evil.
Sincerely,
The sentient offshore tax shelter.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ponch on 10 May 2012, 18:13
My dear Moving Thread,

My devious plan is coming together. Already Ben is hard at work on another one of those games. As am I. And SaneCo. is sure to serve as the perfect bait for this trap! He will never see it coming! My udders tingle with anticipation!! Monday can't come soon enough! BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!  (laugh)

Yours,
Destiny's Favored Cow
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sane Co. on 10 May 2012, 19:26
The Moving thread, that hasn't moved in a while,
Thanks for listening to what I have to say. I find that when in the course of human events, one must realize several important things. Cars rely on horsepower so I know that Ponch won't get anywhere close to the finish line, he will just run away from the car as soon as it starts. So I don't need to worry about him. And I know Ben is working on one of those games, and will be working even while he's in the car. if only I could add a crazy bug somehow, maybe an ant.
Again I say thanks,
The guy in the car.
(http://i.imgur.com/zR39j.png?1)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ponch on 11 May 2012, 03:20
Dear Moving Thread,

I think the others may somehow be on to us. I'm not pointing fingers, but one of us may not be able to keep our mouth shut.

I'll be watching you, Moving Thread.  (wtf)

Yours,
Anonymoo

p.s. See you on Monday, for you know what with you know who.  :-*
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Eric on 11 May 2012, 04:40
Ponch, I saw your new avatar / signature in another thread and had to come here to make a request: can you have an alternate version where the Fiero pulls a banner behind it that reads, "Haters gonna hate"?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ponch on 11 May 2012, 05:21
Ponch, I saw your new avatar / signature in another thread and had to come here to make a request: can you have an alternate version where the Fiero pulls a banner behind it that reads, "Haters gonna hate"?

Can I half-ass something like that with a minimal amount of effort? You bet I can!  :-D

(http://www.barnrunner.com/pics/misc/RacingCow2.gif)Hatters Gonna Hat
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sane Co. on 11 May 2012, 13:14
Thread
I'm revving my engines. I bet you can't wait to see my S-CAR go.
The mysterious man.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ponch on 12 May 2012, 01:44
We'll know on Monday who won. (The waiting is the hardest part!)  :cool:
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Tabata on 12 May 2012, 11:40
Dear moving thread,

don't know where to ask for aid, but heard it sometimes makes things easier if you tell your probs to someone anonymous.

Well, I met nice people in a forum and I like them but sometimes they seem to go hopelessly crazy.  :-X

Right now I am afraid of monday - they might crash the forum with their stupid actions.  (roll)

It seems there is nothing I can do but wait and see what will happen.
            (http://www.smileyvault.com/albums/userpics/12962/monday.gif)

            Hope we all will survive!

Thanks for listening.

Tabby
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ThreeOhFour on 12 May 2012, 12:47
HAY MOVING THREAD,

I do not need horsepower. I am horsepower.

PONYHEAD lives in the future. He has seen what will come to pass. He knows what will happen on Monday.

VROOM VROOM,

PONYHEAD

justbecauseiliveinastablethatdoesnotmea niaminstable
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sane Co. on 14 May 2012, 23:03
The race has been postponed due to a number of reasons. Ponch is a cow and is therefore afraid of horses, and any thing to do with them. A major rift in time has caused it to be divided into hours in random places. It is now no longer possible to win or lose.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ThreeOhFour on 14 May 2012, 23:09
You will see.

All of you.

Soon.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ghost on 15 May 2012, 00:44
Hi there, Moving Thread. This has been a modern day with modern things in it. My microwave asked me if I'd like a game of chess and I've managed to get Mass Effect 1 to beat Mass Effect 3. That was pretty awesome, but now there's gel all over my sheets. It's blue, so it can't be the other stuff.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ponch on 15 May 2012, 02:35
Dear moving thread,

Ghost won, which came as a great surprise to both Ben and myself. We didn't even know he was racing. It was quite a shock. You can read about it here:

http://www.adventuregamestudio.co.uk/yabb/index.php?topic=46047.0

I need to go lie down for a while and let my hoofs cool off.

- Ponch
----------------
p.s. Please tell Ghost not to play Mass Effect 3 all the way to the end. I don't want him to be sad and angry (both at the same time -- it was a terrible ending  ;) )
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ghost on 16 May 2012, 08:38
Dear moving thread. I bought Mass Effect 3 today, again, to see a better ending. On the way to the counter a cow tried to assault me, but I distracted it with a strawberry cornetto. Australia called and asked if I'd like to adopt some velociraptors. Strange days.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ThreeOhFour on 16 May 2012, 23:24
Dear Moving Thread,

It's 6:21 am. I feel good. My sleep pattern is finally back to normal.

I bought a Batman comic yesterday and liked it. Didn't think I would. It's the good one, the one everybody says is the good one. I finished it in bed this morning.

Montgomery and I are having breakfast. Well, I'm having breakfast. He is purring on my bed, his breakfast finished and cleaning his paws and whiskers ready for bed.

He has been out all night, hunting I guess. His day is over.

Mine is just beginning.

<3 Ben
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ryan Timoothy on 27 Nov 2012, 19:12
Oh, Moving Thread... I've discovered how hard nowadays it is to buy a good wireless mouse that is perfect for me

Lately I've started dabbling in Maya to generate some 3D objects for a game I'm working on. I needed to learn from scratch and don't have much 3D modeling experience. It took me almost a day to discover that the middle mouse button is a very important button in Maya, which kinda sucks for my current mouse.

I currently have a mouse that I bought no longer than a few months ago. I love it. It's a Microsoft mouse with amazing sensitivity and the perfect small size for easier management (I really dislike large mice, which is like most of the Logitech mice). I find I can easily control a small mouse and it feels like it's more a part of my own hand rather than my hand feeling like it's a part of the mouse.

Anyway, I discovered since my current mouse seems to be more geared towards websurfing; the scroll wheel doesn't click as it spins and to click down on the middle mouse button is pretty hard. Not very comfortable with Maya at all. Makes it slow and tedious whenever I need to middle button click, which is like every 2 seconds or so it seems.

So I'm looking for a new mouse yet again. But I find it's a terrible challenge! Why do a lot of the mice nowadays seem to not have a back or forward button? Do people not use them? I find I often use the back button, but not so much the forward button.

Then it leads me to the other question... WHY do mice have sideways scrolling (4-way scrolling)? Does anyone actually use it? lol I've used, but never owned, quite a few mice that were much too easy to press for sideways scrolling. It's annoying and I can't figure out why a mouse has it at all. My current mouse actually does have sideways scrolling but it's not an easy thing to press so I didn't mind it having it.

So moving thread, I'm still on the hunt for a perfect mouse. Small, wireless, back button, click scrolling with an easy to press scroll wheel for middle mouse button. It also needs a micro wireless transceiver and needs to accept AA batteries not AAA (much more expensive, that was my previous mouse and it was bluetooth.. batteries lasted only 2-3 weeks). It's a hard hunt, but I'll eventually find the perfect little plastic baby to accept as a replacement.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 13 Mar 2013, 02:18
Hey thurr, Moving Thread!

Life is good. <-- a summary.

--Sylvr
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ghost on 13 Mar 2013, 21:05
Hey, moving thread! Today was a fun day. I woke up with a headful of cat, but that was okay because he always tries to be my beard. Then I had breakfast of the most manly kind, namely a cup of hot coffee, a cigarette, an energy drink and Chuck Norris. I did an awful lot of spritework for Mythaumatology today and half of it is actually quite good. A friend came over and brought a movie called "The Posession". We watched it. Neither of us was very impressed but I think the cat liked it. And, guess what, moving thread, the Minecraft Redstone Update arrived today too, and I think I shall start a new world and build a very large pillar of some material.
And a discussion about adventure games based on old cartoons has started somewhere here, maybe you'll run into it, being a moving thread. It is inspiring and all I hope is that someone will make a game based on


That's it.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Intense Degree on 14 Mar 2013, 10:53
Dear Moving Thread.

It's been a while and I haven't bothered to read most of the posts before this but I just want you to know that everyone who has posted above is wrong.

All of them.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 16 Mar 2013, 01:42
I'd like to point out that you're the first post on a new page so it looks like you're talking to no one. :D
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ghost on 17 Mar 2013, 06:43
I had a monstrous nightshift this night. I am sitting here and can't move because everywhere I reach I tip over a can of caffeinated beverage, or a coffee mug. One of those big ones. I made a nice little pic. I started at home but then I moved to a McDonalds, where I drew most of the pic and started to ink it. I finished it at home, just around midnight, scanned it and then began to colour it. It is now almost 8 in the morning, last time I saw my bed was 30 hours ago and man I like that pic.

I feel good.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Khris on 17 Mar 2013, 11:44
Pic or it didn't happen ;)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ghost on 17 Mar 2013, 17:13
Dear Moving Thread.

Khris said:
Pic or it didn't happen ;)

I obliged.

[edit]
No I didn't. I promised that pic a friend.
 ;-D

[edit]
Then again, she said it was okay and I AM an attention-seeking guy with a hat.

(http://i.imgur.com/VqtJfIq.png)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ghost on 17 Mar 2013, 19:30
And then I double-posted by accident.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ryan Timoothy on 18 Mar 2013, 01:50
Moving Thread!

I got a new job in February, as a laborer in a forging department of an auto parts factory. I haven't been there for a month yet and I was suddenly told I will be going to Michigan for 4 days for training at the sister company (from Ontario to Michigan - like 5 hour trip). It's unbelievably surreal. I can understand if I was a team leader, department manager or quality control manager, but I'm just a laborer. Where I work there's a 3 month probation where they can fire me at any point for any reason, so it seems odd to take that kind of a risk on an employee who's only been there for 3 weeks. I asked the one team leader and he said the manager just likes me and sees something promising in me.

I'll have a company car for the journey and $50 a day for food. This is awesome. I'm glad my passport was in order or I would've missed this opportunity - I had only a weeks notice.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Intense Degree on 18 Mar 2013, 15:18
I'd like to point out that you're the first post on a new page so it looks like you're talking to no one. :D

Hmmm, missing evidence...

And then I double-posted by accident.

Accident hey? Sounds a bit too convenient to me...

I got a new job in February, as a laborer in a forging department of an auto parts factory.

Forgery???

I smell a CONSPIRACY THEORY!

Where were you when JFK supposedly landed on the moon Mssrs. Sylvr, Ghost & Timothy? - If indeed those are your real names.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ghost on 18 Mar 2013, 16:51
Where were you when JFK supposedly landed on the moon Mssrs. Sylvr, Ghost & Timothy? - If indeed those are your real names.

Ah dang, Moving Thread! IntenseDegree found me out!

Actually I was just behind Mr Kennedy that day. My crystal ball had- the night before, which was a dark and stormy one- told me that, should I shoot him dead and kill him, it would evolve into a catchphrase of insane popularity.
So I killed Kennedy. And just because "Kenny" was a bit easier to pronounce the South Park makers got all the money and all I got was this shirt.
Sad story, but true.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: kaputtnik on 22 Mar 2013, 09:33
Dear Moving Thread - I found out today that every single spam mail I have ever received was actually some sort of crypto-mnemonic note to myself which I wrote and sent while I was drunk, sleeping or in comparably altered states of mind. I found traces of spam emails in every text I have written, from personal notes to love letters, poems, invoices and academic papers, and finally even posts in this very forum! I am slowly starting to suspect that everything I have ever thought and bothered to write down on any kind of digital device with access to the internet has been chopped to bits and sent to the uncountable number of email addresses of an uncountable number of identities I have created while writing spam emails, only I have not been able to reconstruct them all from the senders and CCs in the emails I have received in the accounts I have regular access to.

Dear Moving Thread...should I turn to purely paper based text work? Or should I abandon all text and shift my activities to the acoustic domain? Or will this provoke spam calls on my cell phone?

Dear Moving Thread, maybe it is time to move on.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ryan Timoothy on 14 Apr 2013, 02:04
Dear moving thread,
I'm really not sure why this thread is still in the RON section, but anyway..

After over 40 hours of having no electricity... IT'S BACK! I'm so excited. I was so bloody bored. I actually took out the old dust covered, B&W original gameboy just for something to do. It's the only battery powered gaming device I own, besides my laptop or cellphone. I couldn't believe how terrible they were. Very poor refresh rate. I always remembered having a hard time focusing on fast moving objects or screens. I nearly cracked and drove to the nearest city with power to buy a 3DS.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ponch on 15 Apr 2013, 19:27
Dear Moving Thread,

My plot to allow Ryan Timothy to rekindle his love for the Gameboy has failed. I had hoped that by cutting the power to his neighborhood and leaving him with nothing to do while sitting in the darkness would finally give him the opportunity to rediscover what drew him into the world of gaming in the first place. Alas, it was not to be. All he did was eat the leftover pizza in his fridge and peruse his emergency collection of old issues of Hustler and Swank and touch himself in ways that makes the Pope sad. Despite my best intentions, it seems all his neighbors froze to death during Canadian Spring for nothing.

Oh well. Now it's off to Scotland to convince Frodo to dig her old Atari our of the attic and give Night Driver another try. Wish me luck, Moving Thread. I (and Frodo's neighbors) will surely need it. (She has a HUGE porn collection in her closet).

Your pal,

Ponch
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Frodo on 19 Apr 2013, 00:55
Dear Moving Thread 

The oddest thing happened to me today, as I lay in my sick bed (I have flu). 

I had dug out my old Atari console, and rigged it up, so I could play in bed, and was happily enjoying a round of Night Driver... when a cow burst in to my room!!!   :shocked:

I couldn't believe it!  A cow!!!   :shocked: :shocked: :shocked:

I rubbed my eyes, but when I opened them again, the cow was still there. 

It pulled open the door of my closet, and dumped a pile of pron magazines.  Then... it sat down on the floor, and started reading said magazines!  A cow reading pron is quite an unusual sight, I'm sure you will agree. 

However, I tried to put it out of my mind, and concentrate on the game I was playing.  But while I had been distracted, another car had crached into me, making me lose.  It's all the cow's fault!   :tongue:

Seing that I had lost the game, the cow started mooing manically... then left.   :confused:

It must be the fever!   :=
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Retro Wolf on 24 Apr 2013, 20:35
Dear moving thread, why am I wasting my time posting this post when I should be working on my next game?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ghost on 25 Apr 2013, 21:17
Dear Moving Thread,

they say that every so often you should try out new things. They say it makes life more exiting, you know, and besides, it keeps you up to date with current events because naturally all the old things you did are, well, old.

So today I went and did just that, I got up early, had a nice breakfast of Wiener Schnitzel and cold potatoe (that was NOT a new thing) and then, encouraged by the reassuring gurgling in my tummy, I went to do three new things.

The first thing was, I put the theory that new media is evil to the test. So far I had just assumed the fact to be true, but hey, I had to start somewhere, right? My test subject was a video game console. The newest one I own is a Nintendo DS Light. It was all rad and cool once but these days cellphones have better games, so yes. I got myself an upgrade. It was laughably simple, too, I just had to paint myself until I looked exactly like the wall I had chosen to lurk against, then I had to lurk against it until a dude with a freshly bought console came out of the shop the wall was part of, and then I had to run much faster than your average wall, clutching the console against my wildly beating heart. The thrill! The adventure!
For a short shocking moment I thought that I was actually trying out TWO new things, a new console AND theft-while-being-disguised-as-a-wall, but then I remembered that I had once stolen a guy's thunder in a school by having the same Transformers toy, and back then walls were pretty generic, so yes. I was defenitely just trying out ONE new thing, and with glee I unpacked the console.
It was a WiiU, and a careful exorcism (again, nothing NEW here) proved it was not evil.
That was a good start, and the scorched curtains were easy to replace.

The next NEW THING, that much was clear, should be food-related, because I like food and I had fun with the WiiU so it became apparent that I also seem to like new things, so a new food would be super-fun.
Moving Thread, you will NOT believe it, but I found the most delicious thing. I call it the Ghoststuffer because I am Ghost and I made it and ate it and hell, I was stuffed!
Can I confine in you, Moving thread? It's not actually a completely new type of food... but it has a new name. I will note the recipe here because you MOVE. Gotta keep this one in circulation!

You need:
six slices of pumpernickel
1 fried egg
six slices of corned beef
salad
mustard
grated cheese
1 tomato
margarine

Basically you just spread margarine on every slice of bread, stack them with all the good stuff between them, ocasionally adding mustard, tomatoe and/or salad, top it with the fried egg and grated cheese and then put it on the oven for five minutes.

I agree, Moving Thread, that a sandwich, even an awesome sandwich like the Ghoststuffer, is not radically new, and to be fair, it's just a cheap ripoff of a Reuben sandwich anyways, so I shifted my focus a little. The second new thing that I had tried today had turned out to be Foodstuff-Related Copyright Infringement. I called John Romero, and he said I should not worry, there are worse things.

Still, I was determined to make the last new thing something special. Are you ready, Moving Thread?

Are you?

GOOD- I knew I could count on you. You're always there, patient and calm. You're special. So yes, here it comes: I have, so far, not written a post in you longer than 50 words.
Now I have.

Thank you, Moving Thread, where-ever youll be tomorrow.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Creamy on 25 Apr 2013, 21:52

 ♫♪♫♪
Moving threaaaaaaaaaaaaaaad,
Here today, gone tomorrow.
♫♪♫♪
  (http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xesw4z_lee-fields-the-expressions-here-tod_music#.UXmTU8pLe3M)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ryan Timoothy on 28 Apr 2013, 02:53
Hey, Moving thread buddy,

Despite Ponch's attempts to get me to play gameboy, I just ordered a 3DS XL. I figured: what the hey. I don't know what games I'll be buying, but for now I'll just borrow my brother's.

Good times ahead, MT. Good times ahead.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ryan Timoothy on 06 Jun 2013, 06:50
MT,
At work, here in Canada, there's 2 Mexican visitors from the sister company in Mexico. We're teaching them how to make and measure a product we make.

The one is a man and the other is a beautiful, intelligent, friendly, small and skinny woman my age. She speaks amazing English (even French!). I haven't personally shown any interest in her (other than the odd stare when she isn't looking, ha!) and her colleague is randomly trying to hook me up with her. She does smile at me from time to time, but it's very likely to just be a friendly smile. I was talking to him one day, told him my age after he asked me and then he immediately said her and I should date. He has even talked to me about her and I marrying. Ha! He even says "She's alone in the afternoons, you should go on a date with her". Unfortunately they're here for 2 more weeks and I'm starting afternoons Monday; basically this weekend is my last opportunity to get to know her.

So he's basically planted a seed in my brain and now she is all I can think of while I work. She's downright distracting and alluring. I absolutely must ask her on a date tomorrow because I feel it's something I'll regret if I don't. The problem is I am not working with her or relatively near her. Maybe 30 ft away on opposite machines. So it'll feel much more awkward to randomly approach her and ask her on a date. But I strongly think I'll man up and ask her tomorrow. I need to do this.

She's wearing these baggy and short white coveralls (which we all have to wear) and she looks downright unbelievable in them. And when she's running the one press she has to stand on a stool! OMG. *drool*. The one day she must've sat down on something in the plant because as she was working, her white coveralls had a dirty bum; as if it wasn't distracting enough.

Argh! Moving thread, why did you make us humans to be so attracted to each other. It's unbearable. :P
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ThreeOhFour on 06 Jun 2013, 09:58
Dear Moving Thread,

I miss the good old days, when Ryan Timothy would approach me for advice about women on skype/MSN instead of doing it in a public forum. I'd tell him to be honest with her and that liking pretty girls is a wonderful thing and to absolutely not tell her any of the Spanish phrases Grundislav has taught me and that 2 weeks is a surprisingly long time.

 :kiss:
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: miguel on 06 Jun 2013, 10:11
Ryan, maybe doing the Mexican Wave can help? Single Mexican Waves have been done before.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Anian on 06 Jun 2013, 10:19
Ryan, maybe doing the Mexican Wave can help? Single Mexican Waves have been done before.
And thus "Hey, baby, lets you me make some Mexican Waves" came to be.  :grin:
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Intense Degree on 06 Jun 2013, 17:11
Dear Moving Thread

This morning, my daughter managed to do a poo on the floor without taking her nappy or pyjamas off. I suppose I do want her to be an early achiever but I still wasn’t as appreciative as I perhaps should have been.

After cleaning it up I headed out to go to work only to find that a bird had done a very similar thing on my car, so I had to clean up more poo.

When I got to work and approached my desk I was half expecting to find more poo there, however all was clear. And then a strange thought struck me, maybe it was my turn to leave a poo somewhere? I didn’t need one so it was all academic but now lunch is long past and I think nature may be calling.

What should I do MT? Help me!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Snarky on 06 Jun 2013, 17:13
Dear Moving Thread,

Ryan should go out with that woman and eventually marry her, and his post should be read aloud at their wedding.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ryan Timoothy on 08 Jun 2013, 01:04
MT,
I failed! She was moved to a different department on Thursday. When I went to look for her I couldn't find her!

So then today, Friday, I tried my best to find her when my shift was done, knowing that if I time it just right, she should be leaving the change room as I approach the swipe clocks. There she was! I managed to approach her calmly. She was smiling when she recognized me. She told me where she was working, I asked her a few questions, then finally asked her what she was doing on the weekend. She said she was going to Toronto for the weekend for sight seeing. I then completely failed to ask her if she has time to spend with me; I mostly just assumed on the spot that she was busy the whole weekend in Toronto.

Oh well, MT. I have failed you and mankind. (nod) I'll certainly try again for next weekend which might just be her last weekend here.

I just want to get to know her in a one on one environment. Just so that, years into my future, I never look back on this moment regretting not taking any chances with someone who has apparently put me under some mesmerizing spell. Corny, I know.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ghost on 24 Sep 2013, 00:58
Dear Moving Thread,

I have to propose a question. Usually I'd visit your nephew, the Ask Something We Can Help Thread, but, well, I know you better. You're wise beyond your years and you never failed to enlighten me.
So here we go.

Why is bacon so very, very delicious?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Gilbert on 24 Sep 2013, 02:30
Why is bacon so very, very delicious?
That is because bacon is soylent g... Wait, this isn't the Ask Something thread?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ponch on 27 Sep 2013, 03:27
Dear Moving Thread,

What has become of the AGS Blog? I used to go there all the time and it felt like I was at the hippest party in the world of AGS. But now I go there and I'm all alone. I just hang out there, night after night, hoping maybe someone will walk in and post something interesting. But it never happens. Is there some cool, new place where everyone else is hanging out and no one told me about it? Am I being shunned? Am I not cool anymore? Was I ever? Am I not bathing enough and no one has the heart to tell me? I just want to read interesting articles about the AGS community. I don't know what to do. :sad:

Your pal,

Anonymoos Cow
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: miguel on 27 Sep 2013, 12:31
If you mean SSH's blog then yes, I miss it too.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: adios on 27 Sep 2013, 13:57
Oh noes...... Our Very Own Jolly Cow is sad :sad:.

Okay, dear moving thread. For our jolly Anonymoos Cow, I volunteer myself as a writer who'll post what the cool kids are up to. I can't make any promises though, for I've made myself quite busy. But I'll try my best.

So will you please contact SSH, dear moving thread, and tell him about my offer?

In the name of holy moving thread, together we write. Amen.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LimpingFish on 30 Sep 2013, 02:59
Hallo, MT.

Where am I going?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ghost on 30 Sep 2013, 23:06
Moving Thread, hi! Say, where did LimpingFish go?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ponch on 01 Oct 2013, 04:16
Dear moving thread,

I found a bald hamster in the laundry tonight. I'm not sure what to make of it.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: miguel on 02 Oct 2013, 11:44
Make him dance, Ponch! Make him dance!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ghost on 11 Dec 2013, 05:17
Dear moving thread, I learned something important today. No matter HOW good you are a Touhou player, you should avoid listening to the soundtrack while driving. Heavy traffic is NOT an opportunity to display your ability to weave between tight spaces, no matter how small you think your hit box is.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Etumretniw on 12 Dec 2013, 21:10
Dear Moving Thread,
today there was a storm where I live, and all busses were cancelled at 16:00. Little did I know of this cancellation when I wanted to get home from work. I decided to walk as the storm was still rather mild.
After 7 km in a slow crawl between roof plates, fallen trees and overthrown trashcans, I feel I was lucky to have gotten home without incident. And that the police with megaphones in the city center had a point. Though I didn't hear them when I started my hike.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LimpingFish on 13 Dec 2013, 04:03
Hello, MT.

I guess I'm back. I'm not sure where I've been, but I'm covered in lint!

Hooray!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: miguel on 13 Dec 2013, 14:07
The Urban Dictionary gives a funny meaning to lint, but I'm sure you mean the lint found on one's belly button.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Andail on 27 Dec 2013, 16:07
Dear diary.
Today I've gone through literally a gazillion voice files and cut them and adjusted the volume and renamed them and god knows what else. I really hope people will be listening to each and every line and not skip a single one of them, OR ELSE
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Dualnames on 27 Dec 2013, 16:55
Dear Andail,

I SHALL SKIP EVERY SINGLE LINE IN YOUR GAME TO SPITE YOU.

On a more serious note, dear MT i have made so much progress for the MAGS entry but i'm slowly feeling spent.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Snarky on 26 Feb 2014, 00:24
Oh there you are, MT!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: HanaIndiana on 26 Feb 2014, 01:11
Dear MT,
I thought you were a rumor :shocked:, and yet here you are. I have but one week to finish my game, and this worries me. Also, I've been listening to Wolfgore Show videos on youtube all week, while I work, and I think I've warped my mind.
But perhaps this will make me more creative. Aren't crazy people more creative? Or is it that creative people are mostly crazy?
The car is in the kitchen!

Gotta go, 'night MT and future Hana
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LimpingFish on 26 Feb 2014, 03:13
Krumpin'.

Like a boss.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Intense Degree on 26 Feb 2014, 15:03
Dear MT

You are kind of like the weeping angels out of Dr. Who because whenever I see you you are still as a statue but have moved.

WHAT ARE YOU UP TO WHEN MY BACK IS TURNED?

Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Armageddon on 26 Feb 2014, 18:52
What are you doing here?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ghost on 27 Feb 2014, 06:58
Hi MT. I watched Kick Ass 2 last night. Also Smurfs 2. The former kicked ass and the latter was very smurfy. I am hoping for a crossover.

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edit
Or maybe Puppet Master.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Intense Degree on 27 Feb 2014, 09:13
(http://31.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mb5n1iPs9f1rejjybo1_400.jpg)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Dualnames on 28 Feb 2014, 01:42
Poor mt
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ponch on 28 Mar 2014, 02:57
Hey there, MT. Haven't heard from you in a while. How have you been? I'm doing okay, thanks for asking. How about this weather we're having, eh?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Retro Wolf on 09 Apr 2014, 18:00
Dear moving thread, every payday I get Chinese takeaway. Why does the man only smile at me when I order the "special" curry?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Dualnames on 15 Apr 2014, 02:02
He probably puts a lot of effort creating it and appreciates you loving the shit out of it?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Gurok on 16 Apr 2014, 12:47
Huhhhhhh!!! It's the moving thread!!

(http://cdn.makeagif.com/media/4-16-2014/jGr2v3.gif)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ghost on 16 Apr 2014, 13:42
I woke up this morning with a billiant idea, Moving Thread, but I forgot about it when I wanted to write it down. Do you remember?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: selmiak on 16 Apr 2014, 15:45
hi there moving thread. Today I dreamed about Ghost having a brilliant idea. Then I woke up and wrote it down. Have you seen my notes Moving Thread? I seem to have put them somewhere but can't find them atm.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Dualnames on 17 Apr 2014, 00:18
Hey MT, I have some notes about the conceptualization of an idea, great stuff, but I don't remember writing these down, and it's definitely not my graphical character either, any idea what to do with them notes?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ghost on 17 Apr 2014, 03:30
Oh, i remembered. Candy. That was the idea. I need to buy some candy.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Dropped Monocle Games on 17 Apr 2014, 11:29
oh hey MT, this is the first time I have seen you! nice to meet you! :D
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Rhimwill on 12 May 2014, 15:02
Hi, Moving Thread
I just woke up and decided that today I'm totally gonna work on that album cover commission that I have been avoiding, but here I am eating my french toast and who do I run into but you, MT!
Gonna go to lunch with a friend later today. She has a BABY! (laugh)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Retro Wolf on 12 May 2014, 19:55
Dear moving thread, my two year old son decided to rouse me from my nap by pouring orange flavoured Capri Sun into my ear.
It's still in there moving thread...
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ghost on 14 May 2014, 11:53
Sometimes something does not work because it just is not good enough. Or maybe it is rather good and just has to run against healthy competition. Not everything is wrecked by trolls.

Enter the rabbit hole but bring the vorpal blade. It's a mean place down there and you're not yourself without some snicker-snak.

Bananas are terrorists, which is helpfully proven by their name alone. So easy to start to say. So hard to stop to say. Banananananana... phone?

Is it friday already?

_
Ramblings, 1.4
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LimpingFish on 14 May 2014, 20:24
MT.

Had an Esophagogastroduodenoscopy today.

Currently on druuuuuuuuuuuuuuuggggggggsssssss...
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ghost on 17 May 2014, 23:43
Dear MT.



I hid LimpingFish's drugs.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: adios on 18 May 2014, 14:22
Hi Moving Thread. It's been a while since I were active here. I were busy preparing for my exams.

But unfortunately, I got quite ill just two days before my FINAL exams and (still recovering) (wtf).

As a result, my performance in exams got fucked up, especially I seriously fucked up my Maths' paper (forgot all methods and/or formulae which I'd practiced before my illness) and now I'm hoping for a miracle that may I get passed in it.

Why bad things happen to good people only, dear Moving Thread? What was my crime for which I got severely punished for? :~(
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Atelier on 23 May 2014, 00:19
Hello Moving threwad, I have heard mich pf your legacy and yet my form pales in comparison to the shadow you cast upon the lives of us meare mortals. I know that it is in your capacity to be humble enough to hear the incomparable unenlighetned words of one of your subservient servile subjects. What is your form? Are you a mere thread upon a forum or are you the manifestation of a higher being twhich we seek to satisfy our most internal and infernal conflicts which plguaeg the huamdn minds? The giving of life which each of us alive did not ask for
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Retro Wolf on 23 May 2014, 09:33
Have you been drinking again Atelier?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: miguel on 10 Jul 2014, 12:35
The Weight of Mediocrity

No, this is not about Gulag's (heavy metal old-school band) song who I've only heard of some minutes ago. This is about me and my mediocre condition.
And let me tell you that I consider forum depression post really annoying and lame.
It's not even about a sudden lack of faith on my capabilities, I wish it was because it would be so immensely easier to overcome. And it's certainly not the crying out for help post on a forum with people that I really don't know.
It's just that I've reached the conclusion that I really suck.
There's nothing I really excel at and that hit me in the face in a brutal way recently.
I'm destined to be mediocre and tell testicle jokes for the rest of my life.
Religion's failing to comfort me because of the religious people that gravitate around it and I'm reading Wuthering Heights again like an old man in the winter.
My hobbies (yes, game-making included) don't interest me anymore, I do it but I feel no passion. I'm dried out and tired.
I fail in being happy right now and that's taking me down.

I have to get back to nature, drop the computer for a while (how boring are social networks anyway?) and start over. Yes I do.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Baron on 10 Jul 2014, 21:49
I'm destined to be mediocre and tell testicle jokes for the rest of my life.

TESTICLE JOKES 4 EVAR!!!1!!!! := := :=

I've got REAL problems, Mr. Moving Thread.  My two year old wants me to mount a mirror over his change table so that he can get a better look at his own butt, and I'm starting to think it's a good idea just to get him off my back.  Sure, it might warp him, and I'm sure the neighbours would disapprove, but I think deep down his motivation is just healthy curiosity or a budding compulsion to control everything.  Either way, there are worse traits to foster in a child, right?  Right?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: miguel on 11 Jul 2014, 01:24
Putting it in perspective, your problems are much more real than mine, so forget everything I said!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ponch on 11 Jul 2014, 05:24
Putting it in perspective, your problems are much more real than mine, so forget everything I said!
I spent the first few months of spring recovering from a bad motorcycle wreck. Those were my problems. :P

It sounds like your just a little blue, man. If your hobbies aren't working to distract you, then take up a new one. Or just get out of your everyday life for a while. Take a few days and get out of town for the weekend. That usually works for me. A day or two someplace else, in a new city, checked into a cheap motel under a fake name, moving a little heroin for the Mexican cartels and on the run from the law often is just the pick-me-up I need. Give it a try, dude. :smiley:
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: miguel on 11 Jul 2014, 11:34
You've always loved your drugs, Ponch, but yeah, that's some great advice there, I guess it makes sense.
I could try to smuggle some hashish from Marrocos, you know, tell the wife I'm going out with some old friend and then not showing up for a few nights, fake some contagious disease at work and tell them I'm being treated by Doctor Yang. And if I come back with one hell of a tan and with one less testicle, well I'd still have 2 to go on.
Thanks Ponch.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: monkey424 on 12 Jul 2014, 05:54
Ha! All I'm hearing are whiny little bitches. You guys need to suck it up. Your so called problems are nothing compared to my predicament. My wonderfully annoying Chinese in-laws have been living with me and my young family now for nearly 3 months in our tiny house in suburban Melbourne. They are leaving next week, thank fuck! They stayed with us last year too, which was a fucking nightmare culminating with the arrival of our newborn and the tense awkward months that followed. This year has been better, but it still sucks, and I wish they wouldn't stay for that long. The AGS forum and its wonderful community is one of the things keeping me sane. And testicle jokes are a big part of that.

On a more serious note, depression is not good and there are no easy answers, but you have our support. Sometimes just talking helps. I'm sure you'll bounce back, mate!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Atelier on 12 Jul 2014, 10:43
I'm so proud, my inebriate words are prophecy:

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Are you a mere thread upon a forum or are you the manifestation of a higher being twhich we seek to satisfy our most internal and infernal conflicts which plguaeg the huamdn minds?

As maudlin as it sounds, these forums have helped me through some tough times too in the past. You'll be ok miguel, perhaps become a travelling onion salesman for a stretch, that worked for me.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: miguel on 12 Jul 2014, 14:13
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The AGS forum and its wonderful community is one of the things keeping me sane. And testicle jokes are a big part of that.
That makes me feel much better Monkey...Thanks!

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You'll be ok miguel, perhaps become a travelling onion salesman for a stretch, that worked for me.
Cheers man, onions are much more than just vegetables, they are deep because they have...layers. And you've used the word maudlin witch I find simply beautiful and allusive.

Seriously, thanks for listening to me winning and bitching about my miserable life, you've been great! Talking about it made me feel much better although a bit sissy... This dark period will make a better man of me, I'm sure.
I already feel it deep inside me, from the crotch! There's a new me arising!
I'll be back!


Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ghost on 13 Jul 2014, 05:45
I already feel it deep inside me, from the crotch! There's a new me arising!

It's pretty meta when you manage to arise from your own crotch. Mind blown, Half-Life 3 confirmed, and mood lightened! (laugh)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: adios on 17 Jul 2014, 13:37
Yeah, you were quite lucky that your depression derived post was heard, miguel. :smiley:
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: HanaIndiana on 09 Sep 2014, 20:52
Something about autumn puts me in the mood to work on games. Thank god for that because I've been stuck in a rut. And ruts are no fun to be stuck in.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: miguel on 10 Sep 2014, 02:49
I've had summer temperatures since May here and I too long for autumn to arrive. And yes, that making-games feeling is growing every day.

 
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Mandle on 12 Sep 2014, 15:23
Something about autumn puts me in the mood to work on games.

I totally agree! I think it's because the weather is still nice and sunny but the wind has that slight chill creeping in. A nice juxtaposition which awakens the artistic spirit, the very essence of which is the linking of seemingly unconnected or completely opposite concepts...

Or maybe it's just because all the hot summer fun is over...

Not sure...
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ryan Timoothy on 27 Feb 2015, 19:09
Long live Spock. :-\
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Intense Degree on 04 Mar 2015, 10:08
Dear MT

So yesterday morning, shortly before 6 AM, my eldest daughter started wailing saying she couldn’t get out of her room to get to the toilet.

I dragged myself out of bed and sure enough the door handle wasn’t working. I found a screwdriver and took the handle off from the outside, but the inside was completely knackered and I couldn’t get the mechanism to turn and open the door.

I was tired, the girls were wailing, so I just kicked it in (luckily minimal damage to the doorframe) and the crisis was averted.

HOWEVER. I can’t help feeling that, as an adventure gamer, there must have been some ingenious and elegant solution involving inventory items, distracting a guard or maybe a sliding tile puzzle or something that I overlooked in rescuing my children from the horrors of their bedroom. In other words, there is no way I got maximum points from my solution to that puzzle.

So MT, what was the optimum solution?

(To be honest, I’m not sure that Mrs Degree would be too understanding if I reloaded from an earlier save where they were still trapped in the room, but it would be good to know for future reference).
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: ThreeOhFour on 10 Mar 2015, 15:12
The Secret of Monkey Island is really good.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ponch on 02 Jan 2016, 18:08
Happy New Year, Moving Thread. Are you making any resolutions we should know about? For myself, I've resolved to stop dating glamorous supermodels and getting into high speed car chases / shootouts with paramilitary forces bent on world domination. Here's hoping my life will be less exciting this year! :cheesy:
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ryan Timoothy on 26 Feb 2016, 18:52
Ugh moving thread. I feel like I'm a complaining old man or that it's first world problems.. Every time I try to watch a game's video on Steam I can never watch it without it stopping to buffer. The most I can usually watch without interruptions is MAYBE 20 seconds and that's usually pushing it. The other week I actually watched an entire video without it buffering even once! I can't understand as I don't have terrible internet. I've had 3 TV's watching Netflix shows at the same time without issue but I can never seem to watch a Steam video, in its entirety, without buffering. I've tweeted them but no response. Internet searches have shown this is a problem for many others, but the two solutions I tried didn't work.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Retro Wolf on 21 Jul 2016, 19:12
Dear Moving Thread, I'm pretty certain this has never been asked before.... can I make an RPG in AGS?
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: xil on 22 Aug 2016, 19:00
So, moving thread, we meet again. Perhaps we should bring up the much discussed AGS re-design - I'm thinking we move to a new green cup, what do you think? :-X
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Amélie on 26 Aug 2016, 05:59

Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Snarky on 19 Oct 2016, 17:36
Moving Thread, you have been coddled and flattered for far too long. It is time you answer for your crimes! Damn you to the deepest pit of hell, Moving Thread!
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Kumpel on 16 Aug 2017, 11:11
Dear moving thread,

the world changed since your last appearance. Please be kind and make certain people go away, like you yourself will be in a few hours. Mentally ill individuals that threaten the world peace and get horny on the chance of pushing red buttons. PLEASE! DO! THAT! BEFORE! YOU! MOVE!

best regards
a Kumpel
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Mandle on 16 Aug 2017, 17:58
Moving Thread,

Are you a moving thread on a loom that determines the weave of the entire universe?

Just asking.

And, regardless, how about tea and scones next Sunday?

Cheers,
Mandle.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: LimpingFish on 16 Aug 2017, 21:10
Pardon me while I have a strange interlude.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: AnasAbdin on 17 Aug 2017, 08:50
Dear moving thread,

Hug

Yours,
AA
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: SilverSpook on 21 Aug 2017, 21:12
It's a privilege to finally trip on you, sir. Madam. Thingy.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Crimson Wizard on 22 Aug 2017, 22:21
Erm.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Danvzare on 24 Aug 2017, 11:49
Hello moving thread.
We've never been formally introduced before, but we have met before.

I thought it was about time we actually talked to each other.
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Sylvr on 01 Sep 2017, 02:18
Hello, moving thread.
It's been quite a long while. I have been disheartened to find that I can no longer locate the actual wafflequest.exe anywhere. But I'm hoping to come across some ideas and get back up to speed with the current ags editor and make something again. The last release I remember is 2-point-something. I've definitely got a lot to learn. It's nice to look around the forums and see not much has changed. :)
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Ponch on 07 Feb 2018, 15:56
Hello again, Moving Thread.

Another year come and gone. How were your holidays? Did you make any resolutions for the new year? I did. I've also moved to a new town. Things have been busy for me in 2018. By the way, any word on the apocalypse? Is the world still scheduled to end on time?

Your pal,

P
Title: Re: Trip on this. A moving thread.
Post by: Creamy on 19 Feb 2018, 21:04
Hi moving thread,

Since you're here, can you deliver a few messages for me?

In case you go to Hints and Tips, can you ask how to repair the boiler in "Jorry"?

If you go to the recruitment thread, let it be known that I look for a death metal drummer for Oh du lieber Augustin II - Back from hell.

Oh, and if you land in the critics lounge, please tell Ouxx to stop his obscene display of talent and get his Indy game out already.

Thanks