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Random Babbling Thread 119

Discussion in 'Whatnots' started by dmc, Jul 1, 2014.

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  1. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    I just hate having to sit & wait for someone when I want to move on with something, but can't without their involvement. But yea, XenForo any day now... :shake:
     
  2. Old One

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    Set the AC at 76. Any warmer and I have trouble breathing. It's a ***** since I love open windows and the sounds I can hear when they are. Getting the place bush hogged right now. A friend showed up with his tractor and just started in!
    @Tal hope your wait is a short one. Waiting drives me nuts too.
     
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    For now maybe - but consider the coming fierce Canada-Greenlandian war (with vikings, ehm danish involvement) of supremacy for the hugely important and worldwide known major island named "Hans-Island" for control of the northwest-passage... :tobattle:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_Island

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  4. henkie

    henkie Hammertime Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    I know right?

    Cold and dark is fine, dank is not so fine, though.
     
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    With an armor class of 76, nothing can touch you! :rolleyes: :shake:
     
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    Except wizards. Wizards can always touch you.
     
  7. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    That's why we have restraining orders to keep those "wizards" at least 100 yards away, especially from kids . . .
     
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    This conversation is reaching dangerously meta levels. :shake:
     
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    Remember kids, if a wizard ever offers you one of these, run like heck! :outta:

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  10. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Is it just me or is anyone else noticing a trend of non-response to e-mails over the last few months? I'm not sure if most of it is due to people taking vacations or what but I've had several e-mail correspondences ending up cut short with the person on the other end simply stopping responding, even after I send a follow-up mail asking what's up. It's bizarre because I've had about 5 cases of this happening in the last few months whereas in all the years before I can hardly remember anything like it ever happening. :hmm:
     
  11. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Other than one lawyer who just won't respond to any form of communication, I have not noticed anything like that.
     
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    The number of emails is increasing from year to year. And the amount of spam within it is increasing even more. It is very likely that an email simply vanishes in the spamfolder of whatever mailreader or ISP is used by the recipient because it fulfills one or more of the spam criteria like "contains links" "mentions money" or such. False positives happened to me too quite often both on the sending and the receiving end.
     
  13. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    I don't know, most people I was mailing were on Gmail or corporate e-mails and it's very unlikely that they'd spam-tag a mail in mid-conversation, especially since there was nothing in the mails that would warrant it.
     
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    Nope. I communicate via chain emails daily and they always find their destinations. I only use Gmail though, so I have no idea if other service providers are having issues.
     
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    Harbourboy Take thy form from off my door! Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    No. Unless it was me that wasn't responding. In which case, I'll get back to you.....
     
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    It's totally you. :shake:
     
  19. Harbourboy

    Harbourboy Take thy form from off my door! Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    It was 1 degree Celsius here this morning. Frosty.
     
  20. Merlanni

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    I think, a kind of saturation with emails.
     
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