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  • #55126
    BeyondThePale
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    *peeks around corner, snickers*

    #55127
    Lt. Tyler
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    You guys really ought to look into smoke signals.

    I’m just saying.

    #55128
    Thrym
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    • Markshire PCs: Grottle, Gruzk, Ashimar

    @Lt. Tyler wrote:

    You guys really ought to look into smoke signals.

    I’m just saying.

    What kind of Bandwidth do you think we could muster?

    Guido’s grand broadband adventure took a HUGE wrong turn. We need options.

    #55129
    Lt. Tyler
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    @Thrym wrote:

    @Lt. Tyler wrote:

    You guys really ought to look into smoke signals.

    I’m just saying.

    What kind of Bandwidth do you think we could muster?

    Guido’s grand broadband adventure took a HUGE wrong turn. We need options.

    Hmm, lemme see. One smoke signal prolly takes maybe 10 seconds to fill the canvas before being released, and that’s gonna be 1 bit, rather than the typical 8.

    *does some math, likely incorrect, but close enough*

    0.0125 bps

    Seems likely an improvement for Guido, right?

    Hey muler, can you use that guvmint puter to check on patents for TCP/IP over smoke signal?

    If you get a blank return from that search, try it on a Dell.

    #55130
    BeyondThePale
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    Easy there fella. The guy can’t defend himself when he’s at home!

    While you’re at it, Patsy, I hope you catch tonight’s Law and Order SVU. It’s tailor made for you.

    #55131
    Lt. Tyler
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    @BeyondThePale wrote:

    …While you’re at it, Patsy, I hope you catch tonight’s Law and Order SVU. It’s tailor made for you.

    I’ll have my popcorn ready.

    #55132
    Thrym
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    • Markshire PCs: Grottle, Gruzk, Ashimar

    “What kind of chip you got in there? A Dorito?”

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=qABnnjsdKeA

    #55133
    muddy
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    god, i LOVE doritos

    #55134
    Thrym
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    • Markshire PCs: Grottle, Gruzk, Ashimar

    Current Attending List:

    Thom (Thrym)
    Shawn (BTP)
    Paul (Brak)
    Gary (G)
    Mark (91x)
    Bob (Monty)
    Jon (Mule)

    Latest list.

    #55135
    mule
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    Pauls gonna be there? WOOT! he’s been so quiet I was losing hope.

    Looks like Monty will be there to he’s riding from me. If he can figure the train out that is.

    oh and TCP/IP over smoke signals isn’t out there.. no I didn’t look but I am just gonna call that.

    BTW, internet will be back tuesday hopefully.

    – mule

    #55136
    BeyondThePale
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    I’m out. Given the choice between my usual family vacation and this, I was left with no choice. Sorry fellas.

    #55137
    Monty
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    Look, I hate to be the one to bring it up, but are we trying too hard to make this work? When BTP himself can’t make it because of the logistics, we need to take a hard look at what’s do-able, and what’s not.
    I’m going round and round with Amtrak, because they have two trains leaving within 12 minutes of one another, and the price is $30 different. Guess which one works better for me? I would have to

    Take the LIRR to Penn Station
    Take the Amtrak to Washington, Union Station
    Take the Washington Subway to Virginia
    And meet Mule to drive the rest of the way.
    Reverse that on the return.

    It would be great to be able to go down to Myrtle Beach, but I really begin to wonder if it is our best option. Vlan can’t go because of the same scheduling problems. If the destination is 4-5 hours away, a weekend is easily accomplished. When the destination is 12-14 hours away, it gets a lot harder. Just wanted to get that out there. I know it’s late in the game, but I had no idea it would be this difficult.

    M3C

    #55138
    mule
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    well that sucks BTP… Oh and monty just take the train to BWI i told you that one isn’t a problem for me and cuts out some extra steps. Unless it’s still cheaper the other route.

    – mule

    #55139
    G_kinkaid
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    well

    These United States are kinda spread all out and wherever we have it means driving/flying/rowing for some of us.

    Is it too late to invite Roy and Josh?

    heh, did I /really/ just type that?

    Stinks that yous guys can’t make it.

    #55140
    mule
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    lol… *ponders* … no no you did not.

    – mule

    #55141
    Monty
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    I didn’t say I wasn’t going, just that it’s getting harder and harder to justify. G, it would be awesome going down there, it’s just that Myrtle Beach is off the beaten track, transportation-wise. No large airport nearby, fairly far off I-95, and Amtrak is 70 miles away. If I had a week to spend, no problemo – I could take a day to drive down, hang out a few days, and drive back. It’s the long weekend aspect that’s hard.
    We’ll just have to see how it all plays out, that’s all. If it ends up not working out for me, don’t think I don’t want to visit ya, it’s just I couldn’t work out the logistics.

    M3C

    #55142
    G_kinkaid
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    Ya don’t have to wait until thurs/fri to come down. We got the house for the whole week.

    #55143
    Monty
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    If that was a possibility, the whole prior posts would be unnecessary… 😉

    M3C

    #55144
    Thrym
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    • Markshire PCs: Grottle, Gruzk, Ashimar

    @Monty wrote:

    If I had a week to spend, no problemo – I could take a day to drive down, hang out a few days, and drive back. It’s the long weekend aspect that’s hard.

    *smacks forehead*

    #55145
    mule
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    so monty, when you coming down? 😛

    #55146
    muddy
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    Next year, the Big Apple, we can all stay at Monty’s. 🙂

    #55147
    mule
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    I agree. The turtles will have to make the room.

    On another note, D.C. is the center of the east coasters 🙂 (and B-more)

    Sorry muddy, you’re just way out in BFE.. and taking Remus into account D.C. is still pretty much the center… other than the ocean of course.

    – mule

    #55148
    G_kinkaid
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    That would rock Mule. Middle of the ocean ftw! (on a boat of course)

    #55149
    muddy
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    I gotta boat….

    I can get way cheaper flights to DC or NYC, non stop action

    #55150
    mule
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    middle of the ocean it is 🙂 … that would seriously be pretty cool.

    Why is it cheaper to fly to DC than to fly out of DC? Damnit that pisses me off. I want to go anywhere they tack on like $200 to the ticket. They prolly figure i’m some fat cat politico with all the green. God I hate this area sometimes … *sigh*

    – mule

    #55151
    Monty
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    Why is it cheaper to fly to DC than to fly out of DC?

    Yeah, the airlines used to play that game with us. You could actually buy two round trip air tickets that were over the weekend cheaper than one round trip during the week. What the travel agent would do was buy the two cheap tickets, and you would use the return flight on the first set of tickets to get there, and the outgoing flight on the second set to get home. It worked for years, until the airlines wised up and cancelled your whole trip if you didn’t use the tickets in the right sequence…..

    M3C

    #55152
    Thrym
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    • Markshire PCs: Grottle, Gruzk, Ashimar

    Well, Paul now has to work that weekend because someone is leaving the store he’s at.

    And I have no intention of doing the entire 15 hour road trip by myself at this point.

    Unless something changes it’s looking like the Waterloo contingent won’t be representing.

    #55153
    mule
    Moderator
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    *sighs*

    So G, i’ll still be there if you will be 🙂

    I was looking forward to a vacation.

    – mule

    #55154
    G_kinkaid
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    oh yeah

    I’m still down

    #55155
    mule
    Moderator
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    I have good news from the land of Mule. After much talking and discourse both Monty and Thrym are back in. Yay! We’ll be arriving around the afternoon on Thursday.

    – mule

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