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  • scratch_flannigan
    scratch_flannigan  3 days ago

    Thanks Akivaria! And thanks for joining us! smile

  • scratch_flannigan
    scratch_flannigan  3 days ago

    Zhymm! Section Six misses you!

  • Akivaria
    Akivaria  3 days ago

    For whoever runs the Section Six quests, thanks! Had fun!

  • scratch_flannigan
    scratch_flannigan  3 days ago

    That will be 7pm CDT (GMT - 5).

  • scratch_flannigan
    scratch_flannigan  3 days ago

    Section Six will start in about 2 hours from the time of this post.

    Good(ish) characters of LEVEL 8 or below.

    We will meet in the Iron Minogon in Webster's Landing.

    Just assume that your character received a mysterious invitation.

    I will be IG as Taran if you have any questions! smile

  • Cuchuwyn
    Cuchuwyn  5 days ago

    Zhymm, tell her we have to send you back and try again! But the server seems to be stable and working as normal now!

  • Jandari
    Jandari  6 days ago

    HEY VIC!!!!

  • Zhymm
    Zhymm  6 days ago

    Cuch, my wife will be glad to hear this. She's said I need 'fixing' for years.

  • Cuchuwyn
    Cuchuwyn  6 days ago

    As a general announcement, we are aware that factions at the moment are behaving in a less than ideal manner, with many characters being hostile to, or friendly to, random factions. We are looking into the cause of this, and have reset the server several times to try to fix it, but nothing has worked thus far. If you see a DM on, feel free to ask one of us to manually fix you in the meantime. Thanks!

  • Glognar
    Glognar  6 days ago

    Hey Vic! Lot of people remember you. I hope life is treating you and yours well.

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9:14:01 pm GMT 09/29/20
tmag Registered Member #25474 Joined: 11:58:03 pm GMT 04/30/20
Posts: 35
Thainites, while I'm not a long time face I've been pretty consistently playing for about six months now so I thought I'd post here. I recently left my job to start my own business and need to dedicate some more time to getting that up and running. No idea how long that will take or if I'll have time for Thain once I get it up and running so I'll be MIA indefinitely.
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9:14:45 pm GMT 09/29/20
Squidget !
Registered Member #20 Joined: 8:30:40 am GMT 02/25/04
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We'll miss you, tmag! I would have loved to see more of Thom and Siggy. I hope the business goes well and that we see you back in game too.
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3:50:45 am GMT 10/04/20
Registered Member #1022 Joined: 6:08:50 am GMT 04/10/07
Posts: 1265
So, it's been a hot minute that I've been back, but now it seems I need to go away again.

I've been studying for the CPA exams, and that can, and has, taken up most of my time. The modules are somewhere between 3-5 hours each, and I have to do at least 1 and a half each day, until November 6, which is when the actual test happens.

...If I pass, I have three more tests just like it. So, I may be sporadic, or not available, for most of the time. Apologies to those I started plots/stories with. It's a bummer, but it has to get done.

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12:48:48 am GMT 10/13/20
Evendithus Registered Member #1593 Joined: 12:25:12 pm GMT 06/30/10
Posts: 418
Going to be gone for maybe a week. Taking care of some family issues. Lata.
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7:16:33 pm GMT 10/17/20
Vaedryan Registered Member #345 Joined: 2:28:49 am GMT 11/25/04
Posts: 1954
I’ve had to make an unexpected trip out west for family stuff. I’ll be back around early next week.
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7:56:21 am GMT 10/21/20
Thimns Registered Member #24148 Joined: 5:42:35 am GMT 11/06/17
Posts: 258
Work is busy as ever and I've got 2 new band-like projectish thingies going. I've had several days in a row that I don't even open my laptop at all. Seriously. Dude. So unless I decide to neglect all other social life, including close family members, my Thain moments will continue being scarce and short. I'll try to keep posting silly, unhelpful comments in Discord though.
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6:01:15 pm GMT 11/13/20
Vaedryan Registered Member #345 Joined: 2:28:49 am GMT 11/25/04
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I haven't been around this past week due to some family health stuff. I'll be back around soon, though (in case anyone was wondering!). Keep the light on!
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12:57:18 pm GMT 11/24/20
LB7 Registered Member #2559 Joined: 11:25:11 am GMT 10/20/12
Posts: 83
One of the plug-ins for my PC is shorting out, preventing it from even starting up at all. I have it in the shop to be fixed now but I will very likely be gone until the middle of next, as I also have to deal with a move this coming Saturday. I will see you guys and gals when I get my pc back in the new place.
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11:27:20 pm GMT 12/07/20
BlackNRose Registered Member #1189 Joined: 1:04:10 am GMT 10/20/07
Posts: 810
Hey folks; just a small update on my end for those I have stories/plots open with. I’m going through some things IRL/and my husband was hurt pretty bad and can’t work for awhile, so we’re having to balance all that with the kiddos and holidays. I haven’t left, but have had to take a step back for the foreseeable future until things sort out. Always welcome to message me on Discord for anything, too! I miss you guys.
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6:08:40 pm GMT 12/16/20
Glognar Registered Member #267 Joined: 5:31:12 am GMT 09/21/04
Posts: 1239
Hey everyone!

I miss you all a lot. And I am hoping to get back to Thain as soon as possible. But a bit of an update on why I am not able to return yet.

Some of you know I found the love of my about one and a half year ago, which is where time began to be short for gaming, and this past summer we bought a house together and made the move early this fall, which again made time for gaming sparse. But all great things I'd give up gaming time for.

However, the lord gives and the lord takes. Which I believe an old saying goes.

I've been having issues with my back on and off for the better part of adult life and it's only gone to the worse this year. Up to the point where I can sit for about 30 minutes before needing to lay down or get up and walk around a bit.

After years of nagging the healthcare for a proper medical examination they finally agreed to make an X-ray, to my surprise, as the doc was a bit nonchalant about my issues, they did both an ordinary x-ray and an MRI. What they found was both good and bad. I now got a paper stating what I've been suspecting but having spinal disc herniation between L4 - L5 vertebrae and L5 - S1 vertebrae isn't something to brag about, really. As I don't "have a limp" as the doc expressed it from nerve pain they will not treat it in any way other then telling me to get painkillers if I must. And since I'll have to get them on my own they aren't the fun kind either.

To get around all this to not have to sit down, we're looking for a electrically height-adjustable desk for the home office and me, but they are quite pricey and not many used ones are up for sale. So until we've found one, don't burn the place down, and I'll be on the discord lurking and posting gifs. smile

Love ya' all.
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