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by snork
Tue Feb 19, 2013 4:48 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: I'm Back!
Replies: 7
Views: 1697

Re: I'm Back!

Well, then WELCOME back. :) And yes! draw me a sheep! design me a ship! Right. me too I am just back, more or less. The new modem-router (Buffalo), I think I will send it back and order a different one (Netgear, that one at least has hardware switches for WLAN on/off, power on/off). And from now on ...
by snork
Tue Feb 19, 2013 4:37 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Names of long numbers
Replies: 47
Views: 6590

Re: Names of long numbers

This milliard/billion issue is actually one of the very few instances where I see more coherence in the Anglo (?) way. (I was told it is typically US-American, but that English (UK) tend to use the milliard scheme ?) I see more coherence in it mainly because it keeps the "times 1000 makes a new name...
by snork
Tue Feb 19, 2013 3:46 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Moderation requests
Replies: 21
Views: 14876

Re: Moderation requests

Hej. I have an administration request, but do not feel it warrants a topic of its own ? So I am back online - new computer, new modem-router - HOORAY! But looking through my collected login notes I can not find any notes for this board. :oops: (arrgh. me stupid again) I am logged in now because my o...
by snork
Mon May 21, 2012 5:42 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Screenshots
Replies: 5523
Views: 921213

Re: Screenshots

Thank you both - this shall be fun. :jump:
by snork
Mon May 21, 2012 5:30 pm
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Scooping gold, platinum and gemstones
Replies: 39
Views: 5531

Re: Scooping gold, platinum and gemstones

Precisely for this reason—and because it sorts out the problems of assuming masses so nicely— it makes much more sense to assume that every time when the letter "t" or a word resembling "ton" is used in the game, they refer to a volume, not a mass . I'm afraid it doesn't - load 1000kg (501kg I thin...
by snork
Mon May 21, 2012 5:09 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Screenshots
Replies: 5523
Views: 921213

Re: Screenshots

The local Viper jocks at Zaquesso didn't take too kindly to me flying a Colonial Viper on their patch: http://i973.photobucket.com/albums/ae214/Commander-El-Viejo/VipervViper1k.jpg Is that the C.V.'s standard view position, or did you tweak it for screenshots ? Without extra tweaked view position I...
by snork
Fri May 18, 2012 5:02 pm
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: New ships under development
Replies: 323
Views: 37174

Re: New ships under developemnt

El Viejo wrote:Definitely! Like ship names, a good shipyard name is important.
I am not so sure if a "whatever Viper" is a good name for a ship outside of GalCop use.

to me Viper is synonym to police. :?
by snork
Thu May 17, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: Oolite-PC
Topic: Advise me on buying a laptop for Oolite?!
Replies: 69
Views: 25536

Re: Advise me on buying a laptop for Oolite?!

Yup. same here about the legality - MS long ago tried to have the resale of individual OEM or SBE version illegalised, but some major court ruled where they could stick that idea. :)

I still hope that whatever free virtual machine with my existing XP will do the trick, though.
by snork
Thu May 17, 2012 2:13 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Antikythera Mechanism
Replies: 32
Views: 10035

Re: Antikythera Mechanism

I had been wondering about the name, too. I think to remember that Kythera was used as one synonym to "mythical all-is-better-place" , but I don't know if this use was introduced only in way later times (romanticism?), or in ancient greek times already. (It was only by this topic that I learned ther...
by snork
Tue May 15, 2012 3:16 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: cheats in OOLITE a traders viewpoint
Replies: 44
Views: 11369

Re: cheats in OOLITE a traders viewpoint

Now, I will admit that every so often, I will look at the scanner and pickout a fugitive, pop in next to him, wait for him to notice and then I pop out leaving a very frustrated pirate behind.
I have to say this idea almost makes me want to install those cheat oxps. :lol:
by snork
Tue May 15, 2012 2:54 pm
Forum: Oolite-PC
Topic: Advise me on buying a laptop for Oolite?!
Replies: 69
Views: 25536

Re: Advise me on buying a laptop for Oolite?!

genuine and all win7pro, for 20 PS ? :shock: so, medium AND license sticker ? I did not look in ebay for this myself, should there be genuine win7pros at roughly the same price here, that'd be a nice surprise. I am inclined to buy a laptop with win7home, because it is ~150€ cheaper than the same mod...
by snork
Tue May 15, 2012 2:39 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 4788
Views: 523984

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

damn, I would have known with the 2nd clue (only ever knew the movie, though) :|
by snork
Fri May 11, 2012 3:23 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Anaconda Blues
Replies: 54
Views: 8279

Re: Anaconda Blues

This is one of the side-effects of "cheating" (however you define that) : the next time it is harder to resist. * Really, to me the restrictions of a game, by not-"cheating" around them add as much (or even more) to the game experience and fun, as the - öhm - other parts of the game. Restricting mys...
by snork
Fri May 11, 2012 3:04 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Antikythera Mechanism
Replies: 32
Views: 10035

Re: Antikythera Mechanism

now I am annoyed with myself, resp. with our shared-TV-channel situation*. :grumpy: It was on Germnan TV 3 weeks ago (arte.tv), at a time where we do not have arte available (shared TV-channel), but whenever they have sth. on TV, they also have it on the net - for a week. :| But I do not look throug...
by snork
Fri May 11, 2012 2:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Player, need a few questions answered please!
Replies: 16
Views: 2794

Re: New Player, need a few questions answered please!

Firstly, I'm thinking of getting a bigger ship for carrying more cargo. Can all ships carry all the extra equipment? If so, what ship seems the best for its price in terms of cargo hold? If this is not the most important thing then what is? most notable differences probably number of missiles that ...