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Forum: Planetarion Discussions 13 Jan 2019, 00:30
Replies: 58
Views: 5,852
Posted By A2
Re: R.I.P. Catwoman : A VERY sad day :(

That is really sad news. If you are in contact with her family Bigfoot then please pass on some appreciation of how involved she was with the PA community and how many lives she has had an influence...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Mar 2016, 02:23
Replies: 66
Views: 69,640
Posted By A2
Re: Planet Dumps (Last Updated: 29/05/15)

This is quite clearly Appocomaster's fault for:
a) not updating it himself when editing the post in May 2015
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 Jun 2010, 23:19
Replies: 134
Views: 14,066
Posted By A2
Re: Favourite rounds!

Round 7 I think.
A round where I had a fun game, despite being crushed multiple times, played with an organised alliance and met a whole load of people through IRC who became life long friends.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Aug 2007, 22:01
Replies: 238
Views: 40,649
Posted By A2
Re: Old timers... (R1-R10)

Hi Anakin - R4 onwards :)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Jul 2007, 21:47
Replies: 20
Views: 1,877
Posted By A2
Re: Who remembers Baxrus?

I recognise the name and I think I was in the same galaxy at one point. Then again it might just be that I recognise the name,=.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Jun 2007, 17:59
Replies: 66
Views: 69,640
Posted By A2
Re: Planet Dumps (Last Updated: 12/04/06)

On the few occasions that they have been removed people have simply used a screen grabber to go through every galaxy page in the universe each tick to extract the data themselves.

This obviously...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 May 2007, 01:05
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By A2
Re: IRC down?

From what I understand there has been a power cut at one of the server locations. This has of course meant everyone has been connecting to one of the other ones and all the servers are currently...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Apr 2007, 01:45
Replies: 36
Views: 2,457
Posted By A2
Re: Old Fogies...

Aye Aye Brimstone

iirc you were from Dunstable and once posted a pic of yourself wearing bright purple trousers

(I remember random stuff - don't be too scared)
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2007, 01:54
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By A2
Re: Council Tax

Ring up your local council and ask.
www.direct.gov.uk

It will however depend on who you live with, so be prepared with the information as to whether they are "full time" or "part time" students...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Mar 2007, 01:46
Replies: 28
Views: 2,562
Posted By A2
Re: Embarresing PA moments :P

You're not including the "supergluing your mobile phone to your forehead so as not to miss a text" incident then?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Mar 2007, 01:45
Replies: 28
Views: 2,562
Posted By A2
Re: Embarresing PA moments :P

lies...
My t-shirt read "I am not Matt Chapman" :p
Forum: General Discussions 13 Dec 2006, 04:19
Replies: 54
Views: 2,740
Posted By A2
Re: ITT: You help me with the culture shock [London]

Pubs : http://www.sirc.org/publik/pub.html
(old if you've seen it before, but still a bit funny)

Also, read Bill Bryson's "notes from a small island" at some point
Forum: General Discussions 13 Dec 2006, 03:59
Replies: 30
Views: 1,564
Posted By A2
Re: English foodstuffs

Where ofc the "mince" is not minced animal, but a selection of fruits and stuff. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mince_pie will describe it better than me, although that claims that the Mince Pie is an...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Dec 2006, 03:56
Replies: 30
Views: 1,564
Posted By A2
Re: English foodstuffs

Pineapple and Cheese (all mentions of cheese should be interpreted as a medium/mature chedder unless otherwise specified)
Forum: General Discussions 13 Dec 2006, 03:55
Replies: 30
Views: 1,564
Posted By A2
Re: English foodstuffs

Cheese on toast
Cheese and Worcestershire Sauce on toast
Beans on Toast
Cheese and Ham on toast
any combination of the above in a toastie (toasted sandwich) (which would be good and portable for...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Nov 2006, 01:12
Replies: 74
Views: 2,830
Posted By A2
Re: TV Licenses

People 75 and over get a free TV licence, People who are 74 get a discounted license to last them until they are 75.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Nov 2006, 19:32
Replies: 74
Views: 2,830
Posted By A2
Re: TV Licenses

BBC Worldwide sell them (along with the various DVD's of BBC shows that are avaialble. This money is then fed back into the BBC to produce shows, and finance things like BBC World Service radio.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Nov 2006, 04:30
Replies: 27
Views: 2,480
Posted By A2
Re: Netgamers

Following on from this I can now confirm that the Andromeda server (andromeda.mo.us.netgamers.org) has been delinked and can no longer be connected to until their connection issues have been...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Nov 2006, 01:44
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By A2
Re: Saddam`s burial plot.

Nope. He just called me an idiot.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Nov 2006, 01:21
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By A2
Re: Saddam`s burial plot.

Yahwe already politely corrected me on IRC about how he died.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Nov 2006, 01:14
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By A2
Re: Saddam`s burial plot.

As Yahwe says, cremation (and presumably scattering the ashes over a large anonymous area) would seem the most suitable option.

Didn't they do something similar with Hitler?
(I know he shot...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 3 Nov 2006, 03:34
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By A2
Re: The possibility of having alliance chat threads

Wakey is all powerful (ie. a supermod / mod of all public forums)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 2 Nov 2006, 01:57
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By A2
Re: Fleets Page Enhancement

This raises a greater question of whether races should be suggested based on experience.

My first reaction to this was "well Xan know they are cloaked, and Zik should know that if they capture a...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Nov 2006, 01:44
Replies: 20
Views: 2,925
Posted By A2
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Nov 2006, 14:55
Replies: 27
Views: 2,480
Posted By A2
Re: Netgamers

Yesterday's glitch seems to have been related to the game being down at the same time since pretty well everything Jolt was unaccessible for a couple of minutes. (which includes the london server)
...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Oct 2006, 02:21
Replies: 113
Views: 5,155
Posted By A2
Re: admins handeling of ticks

Since no-one was able to do anything between the tick starting at 11:00 and completing at 12:40(ish), announcing precisely when it would happen was not necessary.
Suffice it to say that we completed...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Oct 2006, 02:16
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By A2
Re: Clocks go back tonight! Don't forget!

I was more correct than him, and thats all that matters. Not my fault that Australia can't make up its mind about such things.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Oct 2006, 02:07
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By A2
Re: Clocks go back tonight! Don't forget!

Incidentally - computers seem to update themselves anyway :)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Oct 2006, 01:44
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By A2
Re: Clocks go back tonight! Don't forget!

I'm just here to confuse the issue, and of course, people.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Oct 2006, 01:44
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By A2
Re: Clocks go back tonight! Don't forget!

That's the main reason that I gave him a professional link to link to Fiery :P
(c'mon - the idea is that people understand it after all)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Oct 2006, 01:40
Replies: 113
Views: 5,155
Posted By A2
Re: admins handeling of ticks

To clear up what happened when ticks were resumed:
At 11:00 GMT (as announced) the ticker started ticking. (473)
It then crashed again.

It was then fixed with "no known ETA" being posted on the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Oct 2006, 01:35
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By A2
Re: Clocks go back tonight! Don't forget!

You made a fundamental error there Marv... you said "clocks go back"

In Australia for example, the clocks go forward an hour.


Essentially the post is to remind people to check their...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 27 Oct 2006, 04:24
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By A2
Re: Can we please have some professional and consistent administration?

There are arguments for and against giving out a fixed number of resources to every planet, but its late and I'm not going to get into them before I sleep.
Someone somewhere (yes, its 4am and I...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 27 Oct 2006, 02:32
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By A2
Re: Can we please have some professional and consistent administration?

I actually said:
[01:07:10] <+A2> at the time the ticker went down - out of around 550 hostile fleets moving around the universe over 70% of them were at ETA4 or below
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 27 Oct 2006, 02:30
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By A2
Re: Can we please have some professional and consistent administration?

That thread was made on Planetarion Suggestions. It is not something that has been made part of policy and is therefore not in the manual, or on any official announcement.
As Appoco said at the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Oct 2006, 23:14
Replies: 8
Views: 1,234
Posted By A2
Re: Total newbie

Its the same IRC network as Bushtarion if you use IRC in that - NetGamers
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 21 Oct 2006, 01:36
Replies: 1
Views: 872
Posted By A2
If I set prelaunch and an ETA research completes...

If I set a fleet on prelaunch, but an ETA research completes before it actually launches which ETA does my fleet launch at?

---

This question seems to be cropping up in #support and...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Oct 2006, 23:55
Replies: 15
Views: 1,402
Posted By A2
Re: Windows XP Updates

Could it possibly be that your friend who is not using SP2 has a copy of Windows that isn't entirely legal, and therefore can't install SP2 without it stopping working?
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 15 Oct 2006, 23:22
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By A2
Re: Put stored scans in order

Or one step better have it possible to specify how to order them.

Some people may prefer to sort by coordinates, some by tick scanned, and some by what type of scan it is.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Oct 2006, 02:59
Replies: 47
Poll: myk
Views: 2,509
Posted By A2
Re: myk

PD (the users of which know everything) disagree atm
(7 mick, 3 mike at time of posting)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Oct 2006, 02:47
Replies: 47
Poll: myk
Views: 2,509
Posted By A2
Re: myk

Now that's a good name.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Oct 2006, 02:39
Replies: 47
Poll: myk
Views: 2,509
Posted By A2
Re: myk

This shows a lack of imagination in choice of housemates.
Either that or you knew that you'd consume rather a lot of alcoholic drinks, and therefore needed to all have the same name so you wouldn't...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Oct 2006, 02:34
Replies: 47
Poll: myk
Views: 2,509
Posted By A2
myk

myk claims this should be pronounced as "mike"
Both myself and Kloopy think this should be pronounced as "mick"


[edit from here]
myk might cry if the vote ends up being "mick"
however he'll...
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 9 Oct 2006, 21:57
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By A2
Erratum: Universe Mail about Exile

In Example 2 the line:
"If it next logs in in tick 100 (and is relocated from cluster 200 to the main universe) it cannot then be exiled from the new galaxy until tick 48"

should read:

"If it...
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 30 Sep 2006, 02:21
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By A2
Re: How do i do....

You can increase your stocks of Metal (M), Crystal (C) or Eonium (E) in one of three ways.

You can research the planetary mining part of the tech tree. These are resources that your planet...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 30 Sep 2006, 02:14
Replies: 31
Views: 39,496
Posted By A2
Re: FAF (Frequently Asked Features)

This thread either needs unstickying, or the initial post being brought up to date for it to be any use imho.



(regardless - 2 years since the last update)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Sep 2006, 20:53
Replies: 238
Views: 8,118
Posted By A2
Re: how do you become pa team

That would be better phrased as "official channels", setting up and appointing staff for any official channel that PA has. (eg. #planetarion, #speedgame, etc etc -- #support also technically falls...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Sep 2006, 20:49
Replies: 238
Views: 8,118
Posted By A2
Re: how do you become pa team

Round dates themselves shouldn't be set in stone too far in advance. It is fine to be vague about it in a "we want a round starting in the new year, a round starting around Easter lasting until...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Sep 2006, 01:17
Replies: 56
Views: 3,054
Posted By A2
Re: New Combat (Related) Features

To clarify that, if you have a single Xan attacker, who for reasons best known to themselves has not sent any Structure killers or Astropods will you get a readout at the top of 0 incoming hostiles?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Sep 2006, 00:13
Replies: 238
Views: 8,118
Posted By A2
Re: how do you become pa team

This depends on who you feel has frustrated or offended you. If it is one of the deputies (eg. support, multihunters, ops, forum mods) then the first course of action would be to talk to the head of...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Sep 2006, 01:55
Replies: 84
Views: 5,341
Posted By A2
Re: Expantion OF PA Community.

One of the servers used to allow connections on ports 80 and 8080, although I think that this was trustnet (since delinked)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Sep 2006, 01:48
Replies: 48
Views: 1,916
Posted By A2
Re: Manchester Meet

Why do you have to organise it for a weekend when I'm working? :(
Forum: General Discussions 15 Sep 2006, 00:03
Replies: 44
Views: 1,927
Posted By A2
Re: possible GD meet

I don't know if I'm regular enough to come to anything like this, but depending on the weekend (I only get about 1 in 3 weekends off) I would be interested.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Aug 2006, 01:09
Replies: 53
Views: 4,205
Posted By A2
Re: I am UNIQUE!

I know someone with exactly the same name as me including middle name (although he's a couple of years older) since we were at the same school and had the same doctor and dentist, which lead to...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Aug 2006, 01:07
Replies: 53
Views: 4,205
Posted By A2
Re: I am UNIQUE!

You're all rubbish

I win with 1040 "andrew baker"'s clearly

<< commoner it seems
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Aug 2006, 00:53
Replies: 118
Views: 5,372
Posted By A2
Re: Planetarion Support Team

If you start compensating people for losing ships because the person they were defending with (as an example) was closed and their fleets recalled you open a massive can of worms with the following...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Jul 2006, 16:38
Replies: 93
Views: 4,177
Posted By A2
Re: Undesirable Galmates.

A week, thats pretty good
I managed to muck it up before even starting one round by being drunk when the shuffle happened, and joining the wrong client :/
Now I don't bother fakenicking - if you're...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jul 2006, 02:14
Replies: 204
Views: 6,315
Posted By A2
Re: [meet] GD mini-meet

Doesn't the 01:00(ish) from Waterloo to Southampton stop there? and the next train is something like 5am?
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jul 2006, 02:12
Replies: 204
Views: 6,315
Posted By A2
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jun 2006, 23:33
Replies: 20
Views: 514
Posted By A2
Re: A new history of the 20th century

If you have Freeview (or other digital channel access) it's being repeated on More4 - seems to be 2 programmes every couple of weeks -- next on 01 & 02 July.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jun 2006, 16:08
Replies: 282
Views: 9,849
Posted By A2
Re: Account on Planetarion Forums locked out

The Jesus figure is from Dogma, maybe image search for "Dogma + Jesus" or something
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 12 Jun 2006, 02:48
Replies: 42
Views: 3,834
Posted By A2
Re: 1up round 18

Surely by definition there's only 5 to choose between? (based on latest round rankings)
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2006, 01:27
Replies: 282
Views: 9,849
Posted By A2
Re: Account on Planetarion Forums locked out

There's a shiny new announcement at the top of every forum advising everyone to change their password.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2006, 01:17
Replies: 20
Views: 3,364
Posted By A2
Re: Fun and teambuilding challenges for 7-11 year olds (help me do my job!)

Do you have the materials, or location to build some sort of obstacle course that the kids can go round in teams (of say 4), but which test them both mentally and physically (ie. they complete the...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jun 2006, 00:26
Replies: 10
Views: 1,985
Posted By A2
Re: Mobile Question

You could ofc try the your network's help & support pages (only 1 click away from the front page)

http://www1.orange.co.uk/abroad/
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Jun 2006, 00:16
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By A2
Re: PAWiki needs a staff editor

If you can't find any is there any chance that you can lock it for new posts/edits and complete the rollbacks that need to be done?

It would be a shame to lose the resource, even if it can no...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jun 2006, 00:10
Replies: 10
Views: 1,985
Posted By A2
Re: Mobile Question

There's also some Luxembourg sim-card provider that gives you a flat rate across Europe.
(Radio 2 - Jeremy Vine Show - did a piece on it a week or so ago)


Or you could just read the document...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jun 2006, 00:07
Replies: 10
Views: 1,985
Posted By A2
Re: Mobile Question

You pay.

Although there was something passed by the EU this week which will bring the prices down in the future.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/5038416.stm
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2006, 23:51
Replies: 170
Views: 3,746
Posted By A2
Re: Plastic Brilliance

It never used to be. :(
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Jun 2006, 23:45
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By A2
Re: PAWiki needs a staff editor

I can spare some time intermittently, but not at a consistent rate.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2006, 19:58
Replies: 22
Views: 769
Posted By A2
Re: One for Dace

Isn't there anything relevant on the Foreign & Commonwealth Office website under their "travel advice" section? If I remember correctly it has links to all the relevant embassies.
...
Forum: General Discussions 18 May 2006, 19:16
Replies: 131
Views: 2,596
Posted By A2
Re: Big Brother

They might be out of the world, but unfortunatley they're beamed direct into your living room rather than restricting the affected area to "near them"
Forum: General Discussions 15 May 2006, 11:03
Replies: 18
Views: 975
Posted By A2
Re: the eurovision songfestival

Saturday 20th May for the final

Thursday 18th May for the semi final (which determines half the line up for the final) Iceland are in this, but towards the end (after Estonia and Bosnia...
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2006, 23:21
Replies: 27
Views: 720
Posted By A2
Re: Some help please

Probably very difficult in peak season (basically any time when its likely to not rain for 100% of the time) to get a short midweek break. You may get lucky by phoning round places and hoping that...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 May 2006, 10:37
Replies: 103
Views: 3,897
Posted By A2
Re: G-lined ([0] Spaming ** Banned until Mon May 8 00:06:17 2006)

The thread about it being redeveloped was started by Mong on the NG Forums on Wednesday 29th January 2003 Its got about as much chance of happening as me winning a round of PA.
Forum: General Discussions 6 May 2006, 17:15
Replies: 51
Views: 1,120
Posted By A2
Re: Recent Elections

Leader of the House of Commons, not Speaker
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 Apr 2006, 00:09
Replies: 45
Views: 1,752
Posted By A2
Re: What the hell is going on ?

Rubber chicken?!? You sure it wasn't frozen?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 Apr 2006, 00:09
Replies: 45
Views: 1,752
Posted By A2
Re: What the hell is going on ?

yeah - if marv initiates roids I can attempt to steal them some more :)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 29 Apr 2006, 03:28
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By A2
Re: Fleet page - minor movement change

but that's a different colour to the rest of the clickable bits :(

(amendment: can it be made so clicking the fleet name works as well?)

thanks :)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 29 Apr 2006, 01:08
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By A2
Fleet page - minor movement change

Can we have a method of moving all the ships in a fleet to another one?

ie. we click on the fleet name (eg. Beta) and can move all the ships to another fleet with 1 movement, instead of having to...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Apr 2006, 00:06
Replies: 57
Views: 1,035
Posted By A2
Re: I think I might have a job ;o

Ask yourself the questions:
- Are you likely to ever get a chance to do something like this again?
- What's going to look better when applying for 'proper' jobs, a year in Japan or a year behind a...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Apr 2006, 00:53
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By A2
Re: Attn. Alliance techies (botfile dumps)

Added this to the stickied dump thread as well.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Apr 2006, 00:31
Replies: 18
Views: 586
Posted By A2
Re: The Archers.

I don't listen to it avidly, but if it happens to come on in the background its good. Also the plot is easy to dip in and out of. I need to buy a radio for my kitchen now I've moved though. At...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Mar 2006, 23:04
Replies: 6
Views: 1,805
Posted By A2
Re: Phone People

You can probably cancel it, but be expected to pay a significant portion of the contract cost of whatever the minimum rental period is due to your handset being subsidised out of the contract money. ...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Mar 2006, 00:02
Replies: 143
Views: 2,240
Posted By A2
Re: Im really sorry, i promise not to do it again. Im not really a scumbag chavette .

She won't be able to get a scooter when she's 16 (or anything like that)
And as you've already pointed out, it'll be on her record whenever she applies for insurance (iirc it's 5 years after...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Mar 2006, 23:55
Replies: 43
Views: 705
Posted By A2
Re: Motivation Duders

Getting someone (such as a housemate bribable with beer) who does a different subject to you to proof read your dissertation before you go and get it bound is always a good idea. You've been staring...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Mar 2006, 23:12
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By A2
Re: AllComp - What it is and how it works!

I haven't been PATeam for over a year now.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Mar 2006, 18:22
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By A2
Re: AllComp - What it is and how it works!

Appoco - there's already a bot that does it
No need to panic :)
Forum: General Discussions 21 Mar 2006, 00:49
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By A2
Re: Beer....

Depends what you're drinking and where in the country you are. I'd say somewhere between £1.80 and £2.50.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Mar 2006, 00:23
Replies: 27
Views: 776
Posted By A2
Re: The time has come....

The one in the middle. or the one on the left?
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2006, 19:12
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By A2
Re: The Road to Guantanmo

I'm hoping to catch it on one of the repeats as I couldn't watch it last night.

If anyone is interested the repeats currently scheduled are:
More4 - Channel 13 Freeview (and an hour later on...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2006, 19:07
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By A2
Re: I made KFC

I was about to say that you'd forgotton to mince up the entire chicken (bones and feathers included) and then reform it with the aid of various E-numbers and stabilisers.

Roughly how much did it...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Mar 2006, 18:51
Replies: 34
Views: 2,057
Posted By A2
Re: awww, I remember, back in the day...

Zeus never typo'ed anything. It was just that the dictionary hadn't caught up with his revolutionary spelling. :D
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Mar 2006, 18:50
Replies: 34
Views: 2,057
Posted By A2
Re: awww, I remember, back in the day...

Or if for some reason it doesn't work like that you can also set it on your profile options (click Profile or User CP depending on what you can currently see)
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2006, 01:42
Replies: 58
Views: 1,638
Posted By A2
Re: Political Soapbox

It's twenty to one and I was at the pub all evening :p

(thanks for linking it) :)
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2006, 01:25
Replies: 58
Views: 1,638
Posted By A2
Re: Political Soapbox

Again your figures for people being rounded up are for a different set of years to when gun control was introduced. I have no idea when it comes to Cambodia whether or not they had a significant...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2006, 01:21
Replies: 58
Views: 1,638
Posted By A2
Re: Political Soapbox

And this has nothing to do with the regime change in China to communism during that period. I note that you say gun control was established in 1935, yet your extermination figures only cover from...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2006, 01:19
Replies: 58
Views: 1,638
Posted By A2
Re: Political Soapbox

It would be more effective if anyone had to hand the figures for gun crime in the UK before and after the handgun ban was introduced. (I can't be bothered to go and look for them myself although I'd...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2006, 01:12
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By A2
Re: Lynx "Click"

The random check-box at the bottom of the screen where you enter your details confuses me. I assume it's a "do you want / want to avoid junk mail" thing, but which way round to it is unclear. ...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Mar 2006, 01:04
Replies: 53
Views: 2,575
Posted By A2
Re: Frappr Map

and there was me thinking it was all to do with multihunting :rolleyes:
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Mar 2006, 01:02
Replies: 70
Views: 3,290
Posted By A2
Re: MPOGD.com

Hurrah!
This thread and subject can now be ignored until 2007

(the win proves that either PA has still "got it" or mpogd's voting levels have gone down - personally I prefer the "PA has still got...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 Feb 2006, 11:59
Replies: 70
Views: 3,290
Posted By A2
Re: MPOGD.com

Only a couple of voting days to go in February. It's the shortest month in the year and if we win now then its irrelevant until next January.

Vote. Vote. VOTE!
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2006, 18:11
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By A2
Re: [London] Attractions

The British Museum is good.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Feb 2006, 01:55
Replies: 74
Views: 13,686
Posted By A2
Re: Insomnia Planetarion Meet

There's been 2 Canada meets so far (Toronto August 2004 and Calgary June 2005).
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Feb 2006, 01:50
Replies: 70
Views: 3,290
Posted By A2
Re: MPOGD.com

http://www.mpogd.com/gotm/vote.asp

At time of posting we're only 6 short of #1
Forum: General Discussions 9 Feb 2006, 01:31
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By A2
Re: So I'm trying to understand Football

If you don't understand the rules of Mornington Crescent then you've got no hope for the Offside Rule.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Feb 2006, 00:49
Replies: 93
Views: 6,538
Posted By A2
Re: Amsterdam Planetarion Meet

Pictures @ http://www.a-two.co.uk/ams-feb2006/
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Feb 2006, 16:41
Replies: 93
Views: 6,538
Posted By A2
Re: Amsterdam Planetarion Meet

I'll sort out the photos soon - slight "where the hell is the wire?" issues at the moment.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Feb 2006, 23:02
Replies: 93
Views: 6,538
Posted By A2
Re: Amsterdam Planetarion Meet

Kloopy put a contact number earlier in the thread.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 30 Jan 2006, 00:54
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By A2
Re: Filtering

The filtered words should be roughly the same as the forums and #planetarion/#support
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jan 2006, 00:26
Replies: 53
Views: 1,635
Posted By A2
Re: Just brainstorming I guess

It usually takes about a week to get an appointment here (all the old people have them block booked for weeks in advance regardless of if there's anything wrong with them) There are "emergency"...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jan 2006, 00:17
Replies: 36
Views: 1,304
Posted By A2
Re: I should really open my curtains

No snow in Birmingham either.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Jan 2006, 14:00
Replies: 35
Views: 2,485
Posted By A2
Re: Real-Time PA

Divide all the stats and resource gathering by 6, multiply all the ETAs by 6 (and res/con times)
Make attacks last 6 ticks
Make defence variable from 1-6 ticks
Tick every 10 minutes.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Jan 2006, 16:28
Replies: 93
Views: 6,538
Posted By A2
Re: Amsterdam Planetarion Meet

That's not what it says on my passport.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jan 2006, 03:53
Replies: 31
Views: 842
Posted By A2
Re: We have a chav in our midst

Are there any flaming torches and pitchforks supplied with this forum?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Jan 2006, 01:18
Replies: 3
Views: 1,023
Posted By A2
Developer Position Advert Banner

Developer - Full Time Position (https://secure.jolt.co.uk/index.php?page=developer.html)
Is this anything to do with Planetarion? It does seem to mention development in Perl, which as we all know...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Jan 2006, 00:46
Replies: 93
Views: 6,538
Posted By A2
Re: Amsterdam Planetarion Meet

Been there, done that, didn't buy the t-shirt though.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Jan 2006, 00:38
Replies: 93
Views: 6,538
Posted By A2
Re: Amsterdam Planetarion Meet

Would me saying that I was going:
a) have no effect?
b) scare people off?

Whatever the answer, I'm going to be there.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jan 2006, 00:33
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By A2
Re: Two Strangers And A Wedding

Yeah - the first lot broke up, and had to give the flat back as it was only theirs for a year anyway iirc, and then only if they stayed together.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jan 2006, 00:27
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By A2
Two Strangers And A Wedding

Some of you may have already heard of this (especially if you live in the Birmingham area) or if you remember 1999 when it was done before. One of our local radio stations (BRMB) is going to take 2...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jan 2006, 00:02
Replies: 71
Views: 2,271
Posted By A2
Re: Euromillions

No-one won the jackpot, so it's up for grabs again next Friday, and currently predicted to be over £100,000,000 (€146,000,000 approx)

Match All Irish Prize
Winners Winners
5 + 2 Stars 0 0...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jan 2006, 23:56
Replies: 21
Views: 967
Posted By A2
Re: Whale lost in London. Can't hail a cab...

It's apparently dead now.

(and the obligatory BBC News link to prove that I didn't make it up : http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/london/4635874.stm)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Jan 2006, 23:52
Replies: 30
Views: 1,123
Posted By A2
Re: What is a Ziz

Won't Ziz inevitably lead to confusion with Zik?
What's next? the Zix?
(there's bound to be a country out there somewhere that has the z near to the k on the keyboard)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Jan 2006, 14:46
Replies: 86
Views: 4,673
Posted By A2
Re: Potential York Meet?

Are you sure you met Kloopy?

;)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 13 Jan 2006, 02:32
Replies: 86
Views: 4,673
Posted By A2
Re: Potential York Meet?

Thats me out then due to the evilness of work.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jan 2006, 03:05
Replies: 19
Views: 1,647
Posted By A2
Re: Mineral water & Honey Mustard

Imho mineral waters are a waste of money, but I suppose it depends on how good your tap water is. The tap water here is good, tastes nice and is cold straight from the tap. As you said, you...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jan 2006, 00:33
Replies: 50
Views: 1,599
Posted By A2
Re: We need a thread about drinks.

I don't drink much beer or lager. When I'm out I drink cider, and locally that means either Strongbow at one pub, or Olde English at the other. Blackthorn tastes nasty unless there's nothing else...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jan 2006, 01:52
Replies: 25
Views: 2,965
Posted By A2
Re: Mobile Phone Complaints Thread

A sales assistant at Phones4U did try to give me a second hand phone (after claiming it was brand new) which was pin-locked from the moment I turned it on. Unsuprisingly I rang them up and told them...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jan 2006, 01:49
Replies: 25
Views: 2,965
Posted By A2
Re: Mobile Phone Complaints Thread

Are you sure you didn't sign up for a contract where the first 6 months were half price?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Jan 2006, 18:21
Replies: 51
Views: 4,371
Posted By A2
Re: 1up Meet

You've made me waste lots of time now trying to find that thread (and I still can't find it)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 13 Dec 2005, 04:19
Replies: 19
Views: 2,019
Posted By A2
Re: game.planetarion.com

As there is no actual information available, the best thing to do would be to repeat the #planetarion topic here

[03:09:15] * Topic is 'Welcome to #planetarion :: game currently seems to be...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 Nov 2005, 18:48
Replies: 34
Views: 3,590
Posted By A2
Re: First Planetarion War Song Contest

Smudge - When you've got them all are you going to publish them somewhere (eg: in a category on the Planetarion Wiki - #pawiki if you don't have a clue what I'm going on about) so that we can all see...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Nov 2005, 02:06
Replies: 56
Views: 2,846
Posted By A2
Re: Back To Hell

Scissors, Paper, Stone

It's a great management technique for getting the minions to decide their own fate (usually between 2 jobs that are as bad as each other to me)
Forum: General Discussions 20 Nov 2005, 15:56
Replies: 31
Views: 1,184
Posted By A2
Re: [Boring]Radiator heating problem.

Turn off everyone else's radiators in the house - it might be some blockage or pressure problem which might be helped by this. Either way you'll at least know that no-one else is any warmer.


It...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Nov 2005, 03:53
Replies: 21
Views: 1,036
Posted By A2
Re: I have come to a conclusion

ITV News is the Daily Express (just a little bit worse then the Mail)
if its not the Express then it must be The Sun (the red top with the most complete sentences in)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Nov 2005, 20:51
Replies: 67
Views: 3,284
Posted By A2
Re: Comments on payments and paypal

You can of course sell non-tangible things with Paypal if you want, howver that means that you are not covered against chargebacks made because of fraudulant cards, or if the buyer claims you haven't...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2005, 02:42
Replies: 24
Views: 1,116
Posted By A2
Re: anyone sick of christmas yet?

We put up the Christmas shelves and put crisps, cards, mince pies and other assorted cakes on them last week. Bear in mind that this is only a Tesco Express. The local Superstore/Extra put the...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2005, 02:36
Replies: 69
Views: 3,466
Posted By A2
Re: So what's this thing going on in Paris?

A little off topic (but there's been worse in threads)...
I was under the impression that the best caviar was Beluga Caviar from the sturgeon of the Caspian Sea. Since this area was under Soviet...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2005, 01:26
Replies: 69
Views: 3,466
Posted By A2
Re: So what's this thing going on in Paris?

Mainly I think its between persons of native-French descent (ie. white catholics) and persons of North African descent (Algeria, Morroco & Tunisia mainly - similar problem to Spain) who if memory...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2005, 01:23
Replies: 69
Views: 3,466
Posted By A2
Re: So what's this thing going on in Paris?

They both mean that something will catch fire / burn easily
Forum: General Discussions 4 Nov 2005, 01:33
Replies: 69
Views: 2,525
Posted By A2
Re: annoying british accents

Sorry Yahwe, but Add is right here.
The Black Country (Wolverhampton / Dudley) accent is significantly worse than the Birmingham accent. The Solihull accent (as far as there is one) is rather...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Oct 2005, 03:11
Replies: 67
Views: 3,284
Posted By A2
Re: Comments on payments and paypal

The main reason (last time I looked about a year ago) not to use Paypal was that for Planetarion it would not be possible to apply for a business account. As such there would be significantly less...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Oct 2005, 03:03
Replies: 22
Views: 1,139
Posted By A2
Re: Creators Hour

In the long run is there any difference between attending a CH and reading the log at a later point. Although questions can be submitted at any time during a CH there;s often already a list of...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Oct 2005, 02:54
Replies: 22
Views: 1,139
Posted By A2
Re: Creators Hour

On a few occasions it was renamed QT (Question Time), but that never seemed to catch on and the community at large still referred to it at CH/Creators Hour
Forum: General Discussions 31 Oct 2005, 02:50
Replies: 30
Views: 1,326
Posted By A2
Re: not being here in a white

Beta Round = late 1999 / early 2000
Round 1 = early 2000
Largest planetbase (arguable whether multis meant it was the largest planetbase or not, but 180,000 planets regardless), = Round 4
First...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Oct 2005, 01:08
Replies: 67
Views: 3,284
Posted By A2
Re: Comments on payments and paypal

International bank transfers are not free. There is an arrangement between banks in the Euro-zone, but as Jolt/Planetarion is based in the UK this does not apply. When transferring money between the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Oct 2005, 01:02
Replies: 67
Views: 3,284
Posted By A2
Re: Comments on payments and paypal

Amex have much higher transaction charges than MasterCard and Visa which is why they're much less widely accepted than other cards.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Oct 2005, 00:43
Replies: 67
Views: 3,284
Posted By A2
Re: Comments on payments and paypal

Splashplastic is rather expensive (or was when I last looked a year or so ago) from the retailers point of view.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Oct 2005, 00:50
Replies: 25
Views: 3,168
Posted By A2
Re: It's over...

Clare,
Its a real shame to see you going, and I hope you keep in touch and get better than you've been in recent times. You've been a good friend for years and I hope you think that your time in...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Oct 2005, 00:05
Replies: 22
Views: 1,976
Posted By A2
Re: For all you old timers

Based on the latter parts of the flash I'd say it was made in late Round 3 or in the gap between Rounds 3 and 4.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Oct 2005, 00:02
Replies: 16
Views: 3,145
Posted By A2
Re: Other Languages and Planetarion

Multiple languages were something that were looked at a while ago as I remember. There were 2 concerns:
1) making sure that EVERYONE understood that the absolute version of the rules were the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Oct 2005, 23:54
Replies: 56
Views: 6,245
Posted By A2
Re: Why is the new game @ game.planetarion.com

When does http://p45.planetarion.com launch then?
Forum: General Discussions 20 Oct 2005, 10:28
Replies: 28
Views: 908
Posted By A2
Re: gmail chaning to googlemail.

OK... So where did you find that bit? I've read and re-read the page you linked to and the BBC News (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/4354954.stm) version and can't find the bit you pasted...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Oct 2005, 17:02
Replies: 24
Views: 1,071
Posted By A2
Re: Design a GDer

Even I recognise the reference and I don't spend that much time on GD. You really should.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Sep 2005, 01:16
Replies: 39
Views: 1,581
Posted By A2
Re: sell me a town

Can't be worse than Solihull... (I know that's west midlands and not north east but nm)
Total Club Count = 1
Clubs populated 95-99% with chavs = 1
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 26 Sep 2005, 18:11
Replies: 35
Views: 3,796
Posted By A2
Re: Round 14 Alliance Overview

Veneratio joined HR as a wing during the round, so I guess it needs to be moved to the "disbanded" section.
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 26 Sep 2005, 18:03
Replies: 30
Views: 53,849
Posted By A2
Re: Help! I can't login because...

You need to use http://game.planetarion.com/login.pl instead of http://jpaweb01.planetarion.com/login.pl Unfortunatley the way the game is configured nowadays it seems that only game.pa works and...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Sep 2005, 00:21
Replies: 65
Views: 1,763
Posted By A2
Re: Proud to be an American

Britain's nuclear weapons are assembled at Aldermaston, since under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (or something like that) it's not permitted to share the nuclear technology between nations. ...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Sep 2005, 01:21
Replies: 43
Views: 1,413
Posted By A2
Re: Talk like a pirate day

Yarr!

It be International Talk Like A Pirate Day!
September 19th.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Sep 2005, 00:22
Replies: 31
Views: 961
Posted By A2
Re: About Countries Selling Their Natural Resources

Oil prices aren't going to go down much even when everything is back on stream again. The developing nations in Asia (China and India and the others) are going to be increasing demand and ofc the...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Sep 2005, 23:17
Replies: 29
Views: 15,096
Posted By A2
Re: Car Insurance

Phoning them up is also a very good idea if (like me) you're insuring your car from your birthday. One of them (I can't remember which one) told me that the quote was based on my age when I...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Sep 2005, 16:27
Replies: 29
Views: 15,096
Posted By A2
Re: Car Insurance

Been with Direct Line for a couple of years, but going for Egg this time as they're cheaper. As it expires in less than a week I probably ought to actually do it.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Aug 2005, 01:52
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By A2
Re: Declaration of War

hehe - remember this...? http://www.a-two.co.uk/forestwar.jpg
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Aug 2005, 01:38
Replies: 140
Views: 6,184
Posted By A2
Re: Hydra & Reunion Merge - An Official Response

Can we get the current rules regarding alliance merges put into the manual please. I know that its a tad hypocritcal for me to be asking this since I never got round to it back in the early days of...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Aug 2005, 01:35
Replies: 140
Views: 6,184
Posted By A2
Re: Hydra & Reunion Merge - An Official Response

Why not build this into the admin tools as they already prevent mergers where alliances have a membercount of 100+ at the time of merge? Also, if the rule is that the 100 member limit between the 2...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Aug 2005, 00:53
Replies: 51
Views: 3,464
Posted By A2
Re: xVx' stunning plan to win the round

<off topic>you are, and don't you have to go to work tommorrow and were complaining that you were tired in the pub earlier?</offtopic>
Forum: General Discussions 24 Aug 2005, 00:48
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By A2
Re: Tomorrow is a sad day

lighting turned off?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Aug 2005, 00:42
Replies: 51
Views: 3,464
Posted By A2
Re: xVx' stunning plan to win the round

"stubborn" *cough* understatement of the round/year/century*? :p




* delete as appropriate
Forum: General Discussions 22 Aug 2005, 01:26
Replies: 51
Views: 2,981
Posted By A2
Re: Shared uni rooms - good or bad?

1) Is the person you end up getting put with likely to snore? (and can you put up with it if they do?)
2) Do you snore? [ask your parents or your brother to find out] (which would probably lead to...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Aug 2005, 00:38
Replies: 71
Views: 2,949
Posted By A2
Re: A necessary evil?

Worse than ending up with lots of galaxies that hardly have any players in, or which are disadvantaged because some galaxies have a far higher proportion of private planets in?
Buddypacks were...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Aug 2005, 00:12
Replies: 71
Views: 2,949
Posted By A2
Re: A necessary evil?

That relys on the playerbase not kicking new or less-than-wonderfully-active players out of their galaxies 10 minutes after they arrive in the hope of getting someone better.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Aug 2005, 00:07
Replies: 71
Views: 2,949
Posted By A2
Re: A necessary evil?

The reason as remember it from round 12 (it was possibly round 11, since buddypacks were introduced in round 12 I think) is thus:
The playerbase has changed significantly since Round 6, where there...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Aug 2005, 01:59
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By A2
Re: Another Slow News Day

Why on Earth were you looking up "duck killer" on Google in the first place?
Forum: General Discussions 13 Aug 2005, 23:51
Replies: 25
Views: 1,077
Posted By A2
Re: I need directions...

Theres one in Solihull (West Midlands)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 Jul 2005, 01:30
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By A2
Re: Whats the point in special asteroids...

That's normal 1:1 - give up now :p
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jul 2005, 16:16
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By A2
Re: Financial Advice

HSBC has a savings account (regular saver) that pays 8% interest after a year as long as you put in between £25 and £250/month my standing order from your current account and don't withdraw anything....
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jun 2005, 22:34
Replies: 45
Views: 1,072
Posted By A2
Re: Cinema Ticket Prices

£5.60 or £6.40 depending on which cinema it is (and excluding booking fees if you don't just turn up)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Jun 2005, 17:19
Replies: 63
Views: 3,369
Posted By A2
Re: Next round

The trouble with starting a round any later than mid-July is that in order to finish the round after that one (round 15) in time for Christmas it has to start around the beginning of October at the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 May 2005, 11:12
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By A2
Re: Slow Pa

It should start ticking the universe (with uid 1) at xx:00:00 server time sharp. Most ticks are over and done with in 5 mins, hence why its long been suggested that anything relying on the dumps...
Forum: General Discussions 19 May 2005, 21:03
Replies: 58
:)
Views: 2,258
Posted By A2
Re: :)

Congratulations roadrunner.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 May 2005, 22:20
Replies: 26
Views: 2,700
Posted By A2
Re: A call for the old PA players

The only way to make the Wiki better is to add information to it and edit things that are on there to make it more accurate and relevant. If you can't find a page on something you know something...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 May 2005, 00:36
Replies: 46
Views: 2,295
Posted By A2
Re: Retiring

Your voice within the game and the sections you have heavily influenced (especially support and multihunting) will be missed Phil^. Leaving is not an easy step to take, but it comes to us all. ...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 May 2005, 22:56
Replies: 30
Views: 1,281
Posted By A2
Re: Why is this game not kosher?

I'm reasonably sure that something like that was bounded around last round and agreed as being a "good idea", since it would allow planets to reset to the current starting position, which would also...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 28 Apr 2005, 22:22
Replies: 44
Views: 2,015
Posted By A2
Re: Alliance Merging

The system that was used when Spinner added the admin option to change is was thus:

In order to merge at least 2, and preferably more HC from each alliance involved had to mail me personally...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Apr 2005, 00:14
Replies: 27
Views: 1,296
Posted By A2
Re: just a quick question about drinking

Drink at most 1 pint every 2 hours, and stop drinking about 1am latest.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Apr 2005, 00:44
Replies: 18
Views: 1,331
Posted By A2
Re: 2 hour ticks suggestion

The mouse (or was it a rat) may have eaten it.
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 6 Apr 2005, 00:16
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By A2
Re: How Long is Each Tick?

XX:15 also caters for the vast majority of ticks that occasionally takes longer than expected due to a battle containing an unusual amount of ships/planets.
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 6 Apr 2005, 00:15
Replies: 10
Views: 1,245
Posted By A2
Re: Paying credits

Certain countries were barred due to the vast amounts of credit card fraud that were coming from them (more than 90% iirc)
The ones that come to mind are:
Lithuania
Romania
Brazil.
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 6 Apr 2005, 00:13
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By A2
Re: Paying by switch/maestro

The CV2 box should be filled by the last 3 digits which are on the BACK of the card. (The CV2 numbers are never on the front of the card)

In the case of Switch (UK Maestro) you should have 19...
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 6 Apr 2005, 00:08
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By A2
Re: How Long is Each Tick?

Each tick is 1 hour (assuming things don't go wrong)
"Dump files" are generated for sites such as www.pilkara.com and we recommend these are downloaded at XX:15 (as some ticks take longer than...
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 6 Apr 2005, 00:03
Replies: 12
Views: 1,188
Posted By A2
Re: IRC problems

+r (requiring that you be registered with P) is only set on #planetarion when there is a known threat of a botnet (a network of annoying spamming bots) being on the network. In these circumstances...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Apr 2005, 23:55
Replies: 18
Views: 1,331
Posted By A2
Re: 2 hour ticks suggestion

Posted at: 1 Apr 2005, 09:04
Isn't that more likely to be an April Fool? :P

(referring ofc to the existance of a schedule)
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2005, 01:26
Replies: 23
Views: 899
Posted By A2
Re: Tell me GD

Cornwall as long as the weather isn't crap as it's relaxing. There's also things like The Eden Project which is supposed to be good, and plenty of chances for long quiet walks.

Bournmouth if...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Mar 2005, 22:59
Replies: 72
Views: 1,786
Posted By A2
Re: The Joys Of Being Irish

Since when has 5:30pm been an excuse for not drinking?
Forum: General Discussions 17 Mar 2005, 01:33
Replies: 61
Views: 1,894
Posted By A2
Re: its just not pretty

Tucking your trousers into your socks is only acceptable if you're about to cycle somewhere, don't want to rip your trousers and can't find / don't own cycle clips.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Mar 2005, 23:42
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By A2
Re: Boring uni question

Web iof Science (can't remember the URL, but there was certainly a site somewhere that did it.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Mar 2005, 00:41
Replies: 18
Views: 2,435
Posted By A2
Re: Eminem - Stan parody

or possibly even less...
It's called "Dear Spinner" and was written by Oktober.
A parody of "Stan" by Eminem
It was on the portal in Round 7 or Round 8.

Hopefully the one you wanted...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Mar 2005, 00:39
Replies: 18
Views: 2,435
Posted By A2
Re: Eminem - Stan parody

I've got it somewhere - give me 10 mins (hopefully)
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 14 Mar 2005, 01:19
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By A2
Re: Start of R13

Revise between ticks - you've got 50+ minutes each hour then :p
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Mar 2005, 00:27
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By A2
Re: Public preview - question

As it's termed a "preview" then it would be logical to assume that (as long as nothing drastic goes wrong) it's going to be as near as identical to the actual round as possible, since it's intended...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Mar 2005, 00:25
Replies: 2
Views: 885
Posted By A2
Re: PAWiki needs an update! Be a man (or woman!) and help us out.

It's well worth updating folks - great source of info that would otherwise be lost.
I'll dig out some backup CD's and see if there's anything interesting.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Mar 2005, 00:22
Replies: 81
Views: 6,722
Posted By A2
Re: The time has come to say my goodbyes...

I can't say anything more than I've already said in other places, other than thankyou for being part of bringing Planetarion into the world and letting me be a part of it.

- Andrew

Ex-PATeam
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 10 Mar 2005, 01:50
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By A2
Re: How do I sign-up?

Of course in a perfect world http://www.planetarion.com and http://game.planetarion.com (http://jpaweb01.planetarion.com) would still be accessible and contain information about where the beta...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2005, 01:23
Replies: 27
Views: 855
Posted By A2
Re: Charity

I've got a red nose for this Friday.
www.bbc.co.uk/rednoseday
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Mar 2005, 00:02
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By A2
Re: nice one

That was about 2 years ago Lunar_Lamp. It appeared in the September 2003 issue of PCZone iirc on about page 81. I'm sure someone's got a scanned copy of it somewhere (I used to, but I have nfi...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Mar 2005, 12:09
Replies: 53
Views: 1,325
Posted By A2
Re: It’s a matter of ethics...

If you decide to take the 'kill 50' option, and then kill yourself as the last person should it be regarded as an act of self-sacrifice, designed to allow as many other people as possible to live, or...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2005, 22:54
Replies: 44
Views: 868
Posted By A2
Re: I'm worried

We do - but apparently the rules laid down in the highway code aren't sufficient to warn people that there might be consequenses for breaking the speed limit.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2005, 00:56
Replies: 30
Views: 1,000
Posted By A2
Re: The Rep thing.

You're not denying the sex part then ben? ;)
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 21:11
Replies: 144
Views: 3,270
Posted By A2
Re: GD meet

erm... oops ;)
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2005, 23:43
Replies: 21
Views: 810
Posted By A2
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 4 Feb 2005, 03:53
Replies: 2
Views: 992
Posted By A2
Re: new round

There is a free speedgame approaching (read the announcements for details)

PA:Round 13 dates have not yet been announced due to Spinner being in hospital and it therefore being impossible to...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Feb 2005, 00:20
Replies: 52
Views: 6,696
Posted By A2
Re: R13 Name - VOTE!

I'm waiting for them to mail me back with their nickname and any inspiration that lead to it.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jan 2005, 00:53
Replies: 223
Views: 6,332
Posted By A2
Re: Post the comments people have made on your reputation

oops - and in this very thread too.
nm - I've now got a blob so I'm happy :)

Anyone else think that the red'ness is a little dull?


erm... and back to topic:
"your cry for help (and blobs)...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jan 2005, 00:12
Replies: 223
Views: 6,332
Posted By A2
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 Jan 2005, 22:33
Replies: 52
Views: 6,696
Posted By A2
R13 Name - VOTE!

Thankyou to everyone who submitted a name for Round 13. I got more than 215 e-mails with suggestions in, which added up to a whopping 656 names (although some of these were duplicates)

The full...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Jan 2005, 20:34
Replies: 128
Views: 5,572
Posted By A2
Re: www.planetarion.com

You'll find that forums.planetarion.com does work (and has for about 2 rounds now) in addition to pirate.planetarion.com

That's the same as game.planetarion.com works, but jpaweb01.planetarion.com...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Jan 2005, 19:40
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By A2
Re: Skins

See This Ancient Announcement (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?t=180317) for details of how to submit a skin (although we probably ought to post a new one of these at some point)
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 21 Jan 2005, 00:17
Replies: 5
Views: 1,241
Posted By A2
Re: Me very confussed

If you are currently signed up the game will start to tick at 11:00 GMT (UK) running at 1 min / tick on Saturday morning.

Please see this announcement...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Jan 2005, 00:35
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By A2
Re: [Discuss] Make manual.planetarion.com work again

imo manual.planetarion.com should point at the manual, and preferably in a way so that when the game is down and locked for updating it is still accessible.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2005, 23:54
Replies: 29
Views: 823
Posted By A2
Re: what should i do...

Did you get the case that you'd ordered from him?
If not then say you'll send it back to him once you've recieved what you actually ordered, or once he's confirmed it's on its way. May be a good...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2005, 20:43
Replies: 33
Views: 881
Posted By A2
Re: Cold showers/baths

It was lying around on the table in the staff room at work and I couldn't be bothered to purchase anything with more words in.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2005, 20:31
Replies: 33
Views: 881
Posted By A2
Re: Cold showers/baths

Is this thread anything to do with the thing I read in a newspaper on Monday (it was possibly The Mirror) about scientists deciding that cool showers in the mornings were healthy?
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2005, 20:29
Replies: 89
Views: 2,179
Posted By A2
Re: what car the Pa community drives

Renault Clio 1.2 (Red), 1994/95 Petrol, coming up to 98,000 miles. 3 Doors, 5 gears (+ reverse)
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jan 2005, 01:58
Replies: 24
Views: 1,112
Posted By A2
Re: Water > Soft Drinks

Pennies don't come up as shiny clean in water as they do in soft drinks.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Jan 2005, 20:19
Replies: 18
Views: 1,029
Posted By A2
Re: I just found out

What? You mean you get to speak to someone who can actually talk English???
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jan 2005, 01:04
Replies: 24
Views: 1,070
Posted By A2
Re: Celeb Big Bro (UK)

Because it's posted via a system on a server that's running on GMT+1 for some reason it seems, and it inserts the details straight into the DB, so it appears to be in the future. (at least that's...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jan 2005, 00:58
Replies: 24
Views: 1,070
Posted By A2
Re: Celeb Big Bro (UK)

Anyone care to list which "celebrities" are actually taking part?
Might they be anyone that anyone's ever heard of?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Jan 2005, 00:30
Replies: 83
Views: 3,625
Posted By A2
Re: Speedgames?

Details on the speedgame can be found HERE (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?t=182755)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Jan 2005, 21:44
Replies: 83
Views: 3,625
Posted By A2
Re: Speedgames?

Announcement should be going up Monday or Tuesday on the portal and the announcements section of the forums.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jan 2005, 01:15
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By A2
Re: Hmmm Nice Pressie

If the seal has been broken prior to purchase then they should have had a good look inside, if only to confirm that everything they'd paid for was actually inside.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jan 2005, 18:29
Replies: 51
Views: 1,937
Posted By A2
Re: Favourite snacks

I stand corrected
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 6 Jan 2005, 02:26
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By A2
Re: More from you buildings

Threads merged into one. The matrix has been repaired.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jan 2005, 02:14
Replies: 50
Views: 1,670
Posted By A2
Re: Michael Schumacher in 'Not a Twat' Shocker ! - A RANT !

Spielberg gave $1.5 mil so Schumacher isn't the only famous person to actually donate money.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2005, 23:33
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By A2
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2005, 01:40
Replies: 76
Views: 1,529
Posted By A2
Re: Artificial Tsunami

spicy, chickeny or mass-produced crap?
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2005, 01:35
Replies: 76
Views: 1,529
Posted By A2
Re: Artificial Tsunami

It made the Earth rotate an inch which translates as something like 3 millionths of a second of a shorter day. (source: The Sun or The Metro, I forget which)
One thing one of my friends wondered was...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Dec 2004, 20:52
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By A2
Re: Happy New Year! One & All

Zeus posts at: 31 Dec 2004, 15:22 with the comment "it's time to start drinking" :)

Happy New Year everyone anyway (even if it isn't for a couple of hours)
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2004, 02:57
Replies: 30
Views: 665
Posted By A2
Re: The Ariel Atom

I can foresee it being used in a Bond Movie.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2004, 02:57
Replies: 37
Views: 976
Posted By A2
Re: Has anyone else done this?

£25 for a 25p stamp... nice mark up :P
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2004, 02:25
Replies: 64
Views: 1,686
Posted By A2
Re: So what did you get for xmas

LOTRextended DVD boxset.
Money towards the new alternator my car unfortunatley now needs.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2004, 02:23
Replies: 37
Views: 976
Posted By A2
Re: Has anyone else done this?

I put some money safely into my savings earlier this month. I don't know what my bankbalance is atm, but I suspect it's on the red side of zero. Ah well... payday on Friday!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Dec 2004, 01:55
Replies: 34
Views: 2,212
Posted By A2
Re: Shambles

Fix0red by Spinner this evening.

Resource donations will continue at random throughout tha havoc period.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2004, 01:34
Replies: 59
Views: 1,599
Posted By A2
Re: Should Sunday be unbanned? (ever)

If you make that 86% oif the time (85.7% for the pedants among you) we can ban him 1 day per week... (Sundays would seem logical)
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 29 Dec 2004, 01:31
Replies: 62
Views: 8,173
Posted By A2
Re: R13 Alliance Overview

Nice work Wakey - easy to keep up to date as well, although I'm wondering if a post every time its edited may be worthwhile saying things like "alliance H added", so as to make changes obvious to...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 29 Dec 2004, 01:29
Replies: 16
Views: 1,679
Posted By A2
Re: Revolution - Here To Revolutionise Round 13

If you carry on the way your recruitment post seems to be heading then you sound like you're organised. Personally though I'd have gone for an IRC channel related more to your alliance name as a...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 29 Dec 2004, 01:27
Replies: 32
Views: 2,914
Posted By A2
Re: Veneratio in Round 13

There are several alliances that have been consistently staking their ground and making a name for themselves in recent rounds. Veneratio is one of them and also a good recruitement post with all the...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 29 Dec 2004, 00:02
Replies: 34
Views: 1,151
Posted By A2
Re: Stats

Stats changes can be implemented, but changes to the main combat engine other than what have already been done are unlikely.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2004, 00:00
Replies: 30
Views: 665
Posted By A2
Re: The Ariel Atom

I thought it looked like an oversized-overpowered gocart tbh
Although the distortion on Clarkson's face when he got up to a decent speed in it was quite funny.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Dec 2004, 23:41
Replies: 64
Views: 1,686
Posted By A2
Re: So what did you get for xmas

They occasionally start in other countries for a stage or two.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Dec 2004, 23:48
Replies: 34
Views: 2,212
Posted By A2
Re: Shambles

It's also the Christmas period and so no-one's at school/college/uni or work and nothing's open :p


The other person with the ability to do such things is away at home for the festive season and...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Dec 2004, 22:23
Replies: 34
Views: 2,212
Posted By A2
Re: Shambles

If you prefer we can take them all away again and give everyone 3 of each roid and no constructions, fleet or tech... then that'll be really fun won't it! </lowest form of wit>

The havoc time is a...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Dec 2004, 00:43
Replies: 30
Views: 1,122
Posted By A2
Re: The bookies won't be happy!

There's snow on the ground in Birmingham
Forum: General Discussions 25 Dec 2004, 22:27
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By A2
Re: Second day of christmas .......

Boxing day, and I'm working :)
Forum: General Discussions 25 Dec 2004, 22:27
Replies: 40
Views: 1,669
Posted By A2
Re: So , the sales are starting, what will YOU be spending your Crimbo Money on?

An alternator for my car as mine's packed up, and so my car (when it starts at all) can't be used at any point when headlights are required. As its Christmas I may treat myself to getting it fitted...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Dec 2004, 12:27
Replies: 21
Views: 1,958
Posted By A2
Re: Happy X-mas!

Merry Christmas one and all.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 Dec 2004, 12:11
Replies: 32
Views: 2,019
Posted By A2
Re: The big give-Mek-his-credit Petition

There hasn't been a count yet - Mek was just first to join the channel, and therefore wins nothing, despite managing to join within about 2 seconds of it being possible.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Dec 2004, 01:40
Replies: 13
Views: 1,039
Posted By A2
Re: My apologies

It makes perfect sense when you know what he's on about (and that Cheek snores LOUDLY)
Forum: General Discussions 20 Dec 2004, 22:10
Replies: 22
Views: 860
Posted By A2
Re: New Year's Resolutions

Mine
- Cut down on alcohol & junk food intake (I'm not going to say "give them up totally" cos it'll never happen ;)
- Get a promotion, meaning more money, and the possibility of moving out
-...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Dec 2004, 01:16
Replies: 32
Views: 1,525
Posted By A2
Re: I got a f*cking ticket today...

That's more to account for any discrepancies between your speedometer, and the police speed measuring device, so you can't turn round and say "but my speedo said I was only doing 69"
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Dec 2004, 21:09
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By A2
Re: #allcomp

Yes!
http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?t=182163
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Dec 2004, 00:15
Replies: 47
Views: 2,072
Posted By A2
Re: The State of PA

Find yourself a copy of the August 2003 issue of PC Zone (UK).
Alternatively if you attended GameStars Live a couple of months ago in London, you may have got a leaflet mentioning it.
Banner...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Dec 2004, 00:14
Replies: 47
Views: 2,072
Posted By A2
Re: The State of PA

Sorry, should have put a warning first.


Only £3.33 if you've got a couple of friends, or want to buy credits in advance for use in future rounds (3 credits bought in one go = £10)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Dec 2004, 00:05
Replies: 47
Views: 2,072
Posted By A2
Re: The State of PA

Well:
PA is still here
Jolt is still here, and has a new community liasion (biffy)
Free accounts are available again (although they're limited)
The "new" PA arrived, and has since been modified...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Dec 2004, 23:56
Replies: 103
Views: 2,292
Posted By A2
Re: School Uniforms

Every school round here has a school uniform. The main private one insists on school uniform until the end of A-Levels (approx 18), whereas the others end at GCSEs (approx 16) when most people go to...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 13 Dec 2004, 19:18
Replies: 42
Views: 1,776
Posted By A2
Re: Petition to have [ and ] allowed in galaxy names.

With the added bonus of everyone knowing which planets aren't in an alliance and therefore are easy targets to hit night after night after night as a way of introducing them to the game!!! There's...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2004, 14:17
Replies: 22
Views: 767
Posted By A2
Re: lovely weather ain't it?

Grey and overcast, not raining, not windy, a tad chilly.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Dec 2004, 23:36
Replies: 42
Views: 1,776
Posted By A2
Re: Petition to have [ and ] allowed in galaxy names.

I feel sure there was some good reason for them not being available in gal names, but as it was quite a long time ago I can't remember what this is and why.
Can't check it instantly, but can get...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Dec 2004, 22:15
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By A2
Re: #allcomp

May be able to rustle up the odd free account or five for the winning alliance for R13 (pauses to ask biffy nicely) but you're right - we're not doing enough as a community on IRC atm, which is why I...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2004, 21:08
Replies: 47
Views: 1,330
Posted By A2
Re: What are you doing for Xmas?

I'm going to my grandparents (probably ought to tell them really) for Christmas dinner, followed by going somewhere else to see my mum, and then home for IRC, crap xmas films, a nice slow drink and...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Dec 2004, 20:23
Replies: 135
Views: 11,202
Posted By A2
Re: Rounds 1-6

Plenty.
Always room for more though.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Dec 2004, 19:18
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By A2
Re: #allcomp

Shall we have one to mark the end of the round?
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Dec 2004, 23:47
Replies: 10
Views: 1,169
Posted By A2
Re: [Discuss] degrading freebies

This is an interesting idea, but some work would have to be done on getting the amount of time something took to degrade right, so that freebies with below average activity wouldn't login and find...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Dec 2004, 20:30
Replies: 21
Views: 718
Posted By A2
Re: The EU doing something good for the UK.

It was in The Metro (Birmingham) today, although a much more brief version.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Dec 2004, 21:44
Replies: 77
War
Views: 4,815
Posted By A2
Re: War

Means you have to have logged into P before you can join the channel.
Register a nickname at http://www.netgamers.org and then you can login with "/msg [email protected] login pnick...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Dec 2004, 16:50
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By A2
Re: Canadian Mobile Phone Companies

Indeed - 5 Canadian Dollars got me a calling card that had a localrate number to dial on it (which appeared to be 25 cents for as long as you wanted) and there was about 3 and a half to 4 hours worth...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Dec 2004, 17:18
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By A2
Re: [Discuss] Better IRC instructions for newbs.

I'm about half way through rewriting the complete IRC Guide and admit that the one on the current portal isn't up to much really as it never got replaced when half of it mysteriously vanished, and...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 3 Dec 2004, 00:31
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By A2
Re: Shorter rounds

You can use any left over credits in future rounds simply by signing up to the game with the same email address as you used this round already.
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 3 Dec 2004, 00:05
Replies: 8
Views: 1,929
Posted By A2
Re: How do you reformat your pc?

If it's a laptop then chances are you have a "recovery CD" somewhere around. Backup the files you actually want, stick that disc in, and reboot. Then follow the prompts on screen and it generally...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Dec 2004, 23:41
Replies: 64
Views: 2,639
Posted By A2
Re: Please could we have access to the full PA code

I quite like the idea of a wiki manual, but as people have suggested it would be possible to have a version where you had to be logged in in order to edit something, and therefore a sort of hybrid...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 2 Dec 2004, 23:30
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By A2
Re: Shorter rounds

That has the same essential flaw as 3 for £10 in that you have to buy more than one account in order to see the saving. It's a "why should I invest in credits I might not use" type thing - but for...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 2 Dec 2004, 23:21
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By A2
Re: Shorter rounds

On the CC subject, £5 is currently the minimum charge that we can put through, hence the price for a single account being set at £5. We do try to make rounds cheaper by having the 3 accounts for £10...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Dec 2004, 00:03
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By A2
Re: Round 13 Beginning

As the announcement about the end of round 12 says... details about the beta and subsequent start of r13 will be announced closer to the time. In other words we don't have any dates fixed yet.
...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 Dec 2004, 19:23
Replies: 76
Views: 5,181
Posted By A2
Re: [Discuss] PA Merchandising

squeezy stress-roids were looked into at one point...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 30 Nov 2004, 01:01
Replies: 4
Views: 816
Posted By A2
Re: Gal Fund Transactions

The MoD already has this option on their Mining page.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Nov 2004, 21:44
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By A2
Re: Just out of interest

If you have money elsewhere you can make a payment onto your egg card (ie. pay off some of it) on the webpage. However if you need to do it fast, then phoning their customer services may be the way...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 28 Nov 2004, 21:06
Replies: 10
Views: 1,262
Posted By A2
Re: Jugadores españoles? [Spanish players]

Although I don't speak Spanich (and would ask you to at least post a translation of the Spanish in your post) I can tell from the length that it probably doesn't contain all the information that we...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 28 Nov 2004, 21:02
Replies: 76
Views: 5,181
Posted By A2
Re: suggestion to pa team for Pa to make more money

There did used to be a PA shop back in Round 4. Unfortunatley the person who ran it had to leave, and the shop finished at the same time. It was a Cafe-Express shop, which also meant it was based...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Nov 2004, 13:27
Replies: 53
Views: 1,665
Posted By A2
Re: ffs i cannot be dealing with this shit

All of whom may possibly be the same person.
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 27 Nov 2004, 19:28
Replies: 18
Views: 3,380
Posted By A2
Re: Coven Recruiting Thread

I've closed your old recruitment thread for you so no-one can post any more replies into it.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 Nov 2004, 23:04
Replies: 430
Views: 26,577
Posted By A2
Re: Ministry - The return.

you've got a deal!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 Nov 2004, 22:56
Replies: 430
Views: 26,577
Posted By A2
Re: Ministry - The return.

What do I win if I figure out how to do it?
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Nov 2004, 01:12
Replies: 45
Views: 2,077
Posted By A2
Re: Alliance fund

Or alternatively the "vacation mode dodge" could be plugged as well.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Nov 2004, 00:00
Replies: 26
Views: 1,100
Posted By A2
Re: [Discuss] Research Time

The reasoning behind the later researches taking quite a long amount of time, is for the research activity to be part of the game for more of the round than it used to be, where anyone who was paying...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 Nov 2004, 23:55
Replies: 12
Views: 1,061
Posted By A2
Re: mail issues

There's currently no way to distinguish them. If a "new message" marker were coded and applied to mails, then would it be useful to apply it to the in-game forums as well in much the same way as...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 Nov 2004, 23:51
Replies: 45
Views: 2,077
Posted By A2
Re: Alliance fund

In the same way as the Galaxy Fund works, except on an Alliance scale you mean.


Only think I can think about that is people would suddenly deliberatley try to get themselves chucked out of an...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 Nov 2004, 23:29
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By A2
Re: Weekend Beta

Incidentally. I am inclined to think that what noah02 suggests, sounds more like a speedgame than a beta, but it may be interesting to try this sort of thing, maybe where each race only gets one of...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 Nov 2004, 23:26
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By A2
Re: Weekend Beta

Unfortunatley more often than not people play to win rather than test certain features cos its fast and new, and then discover that some problems aren't found until the actual round which is the...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 21 Nov 2004, 12:16
Replies: 3
Views: 1,026
Posted By A2
Re: Lethal Essence

7 days 19 hours and 3 mins?

To echo Amnesia... what happened?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Nov 2004, 01:32
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By A2
Re: Need some IRC help!

If you've got a new(ish) copy of mIRC then you'll find that it's possible to specify a separate perform list for each one. Just change the dropdown box on the perform screen to each network name, as...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Nov 2004, 02:02
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By A2
Re: Classic movie on BBC1 right now.

According to digiguide....
Forum: General Discussions 18 Nov 2004, 00:02
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By A2
Re: Euronews

Euronews?

what channel?
Forum: General Discussions 17 Nov 2004, 21:08
Replies: 88
Views: 1,860
Posted By A2
Re: Student Accounts

When I opened my student bank account HSBC stamped the "you've got a place at uni" letter that they required for ID with their branch stamp to stop me getting another one.

Incidentally - if one...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Nov 2004, 01:09
Replies: 36
Views: 1,687
Posted By A2
Re: Paypal & PA

W e-mailed them about this, but 4 weeks later they still haven't replied to the email, so they don't seem particularly suitable from a customer service point of view.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Nov 2004, 22:05
Replies: 36
Views: 1,687
Posted By A2
Re: Paypal & PA

Planetarion wouldn't be allowed to register a "business account" on Paypal as we're selling an electronic good, rather than a tangible one (ie. one that you can hold in your hands) which is the...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Nov 2004, 21:12
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By A2
Re: TV Themes

tellytunes or something like that - was hosted on a freeserve domain iirc.
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 2 Nov 2004, 18:22
Replies: 18
Views: 1,934
Posted By A2
Re: Armored Core

Bearing in mind that you can quite happily IRC on a P166 with no nasty side effects for system performance or lag or anything I don't see how having a Pentium 4 computer stops you from getting on...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Oct 2004, 22:36
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By A2
Re: Daylight Saving

heh - you complain when the server crashes, you complain when it doesn't -- make your mind up :P
Forum: General Discussions 31 Oct 2004, 19:09
Replies: 9
Views: 1,313
Posted By A2
Re: irc question

servers are:
firefly.no.eu.netgamers.org
london.uk.eu.netgamers.org
andromeda.fl.us.netgamers.org

As Apothos said, firefly allows connections on port 8080, which is commonly allowed through...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Oct 2004, 19:06
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By A2
Re: Daylight Saving

PA Players sleep in the first place? Shame on you for sleeping while a round is running :p
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 30 Oct 2004, 00:31
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By A2
Re: Here I am, Who wants an old Ely warrior?

Fine ta :)
Indeed it was Round 9.

See IRC :p
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 29 Oct 2004, 23:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By A2
Re: Here I am, Who wants an old Ely warrior?

I remember you I think. But I can't offer you an alliance :p
Tried looking around on IRC for people you recognise in alliance channels?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Oct 2004, 01:41
Replies: 33
Views: 812
Posted By A2
Re: Reset

Thread moved from DD.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Oct 2004, 22:17
Replies: 28
Views: 1,315
Posted By A2
Re: Very Active, Payed Player seeking new Galaxy Chums!

If you are forming a new private galaxy, then you can - but only qualifying planets can join it, and ony before it's opened (either manually by blanking the gal password, or automatically once 5...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 20 Oct 2004, 22:18
Replies: 1
Views: 878
Posted By A2
Re: L337

Alliance Recruitment Posting Guide (http://pirate.planetarion.com/announcement.php?f=37&announcementid=145)
Read, understand, enact.
ie. give us some details about your alliance and make it obvious...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 18 Oct 2004, 01:10
Replies: 36
Views: 2,847
Posted By A2
Re: Vengeance friendly RECRUITING post :)

Vengeance require you to apply on IRC before you apply in-game in order to stand a chance of being accepted. Please proceed to #vgn and follow the instuctions in the original post in this thread....
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 18 Oct 2004, 00:38
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By A2
Re: A Night Of Madness I Had With A2

It would make more sense if Woody had actually linked to anything

Basically he's describing one bored/drunk/bored/verydrunk/verybored night in Round 8(ish) where we wondered what a bad-taste...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Oct 2004, 22:45
Replies: 32
Views: 1,321
Posted By A2
Re: Suggestion Re evening out galaxies

As the planets were placed on the basis of activity, you'd oly end up with all galaxies having 6-7 instead of 8-9. In the short term it makes no difference.
However the auto-delete for not ever...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 17 Oct 2004, 22:05
Replies: 1
Views: 963
Posted By A2
Re: Black Legion

Please read the Alliance Recruitment Guidelines (http://pirate.planetarion.com/announcement.php?f=37&announcementid=145)
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 17 Oct 2004, 21:13
Replies: 8
Views: 1,939
Posted By A2
Re: The New Fury Alliance

I think I'm going to close this thread for now, until the original poster has read my first post and before it gets silly(er)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Oct 2004, 21:07
Replies: 32
Views: 1,321
Posted By A2
Re: Suggestion Re evening out galaxies

When the shuffle finished no galaxies had fewer than 8 planets. If your gal currently has less, then you've either exiled them, or they've been deleted by the ticker because they're "inactive" as...
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 17 Oct 2004, 18:03
Replies: 1
Views: 611
Posted By A2
Re: Exile

If you are the GC you need to go to your Politics screen where you can select which planet you would like to exile. You then need to convince one of your ministers to vote "yes" on the vote that...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 17 Oct 2004, 16:11
Replies: 10
Views: 1,478
Posted By A2
Re: Please join my new alliance!

He means you should read the guidelines in the announcement at the top of this forum about what sort of information you should put into one of these threads. You are supposed to be trying to sell...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 17 Oct 2004, 12:56
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By A2
Re: Improving Exile

Announcement updated:

Fleets and Covert Ops cannot be launched in either direction across the void between c200+ and the main part of the universe.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Oct 2004, 12:08
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By A2
Re: Roid Capping?

Your user title really fits you sometimes ;)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 17 Oct 2004, 12:07
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By A2
Re: Improving Exile

See this announcement (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?t=180858).
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Oct 2004, 11:33
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By A2
Re: Roid Capping?

We've investigated. You landed on that planet at the same time as 3 other attackers. What you read on the reports was the total number of asteroids that that planet lost. However if you look again...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Oct 2004, 00:37
Replies: 37
Views: 1,052
Posted By A2
Re: Far out!

That's the one I see too - but since it doesn't seem to list any of the people who are actually in any of those groups, I'm not sure how far that page can be trusted tbh.
MM - PM :)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Oct 2004, 18:54
Replies: 32
Views: 2,114
Posted By A2
Re: the shuffle just started

Incidentally, the shuffle is complete now - You can login again.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Oct 2004, 18:51
Replies: 32
Views: 2,114
Posted By A2
Re: the shuffle just started

You may be 77th now... you never know

edit: you'll know at PT73
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Oct 2004, 18:43
Replies: 32
Views: 2,114
Posted By A2
Re: the shuffle just started

ALL free planets are being shuffled
ALL paid planets are remaining in the galaxy groups they were in before the shuffle.

However all galaxy coords will change in order to compress the universe...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 16 Oct 2004, 18:39
Replies: 8
Views: 1,939
Posted By A2
Re: The New Fury Alliance

If you're actually being serious about this, then read the Alliance Recruitment Guidelines announcement at the top of this board so that you can include enough relevant information. Also it -may-...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Oct 2004, 00:30
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By A2
Re: shuffle now:(

I know I know - I typed in the wrong day.
Tick 72 is on Saturday evening, not Friday and the announcements have now been updated to reflect this.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Oct 2004, 19:42
Replies: 44
Views: 1,990
Posted By A2
Re: Shuffle Announcement

Precisely which people would exile from their galaxy of 6 or 7, in order to go to a galaxy of 1-5 though?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Oct 2004, 17:17
Replies: 44
Views: 1,990
Posted By A2
Re: Shuffle Announcement

It's done on the basis of number of spots available in a galaxy. Galaxies with 1 spot will be filled up first, then the ones with 2 spots, then 3 and so on and so forth.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Oct 2004, 17:11
Replies: 44
Views: 1,990
Posted By A2
Re: Shuffle Announcement

Now where in any of this have we said it would be done by score?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Oct 2004, 17:10
Replies: 44
Views: 1,990
Posted By A2
Re: Shuffle Announcement

Step 1 is an optional step if you have fewer than 5 private players in your galaxy. As soon as the 5th private player has joined your galaxy it is opened whether you like it or not and available to...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 14 Oct 2004, 16:54
Replies: 4
Views: 1,075
Posted By A2
Re: Alliance UniSoldiers is Recruitting for round 12

Tiny flaw in your plan (apart from the whole "no coords on the forums cos you've just told your enemies where to find you all)... if your gal has no password then it's not a private galaxy anymore,...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Oct 2004, 16:51
Replies: 44
Views: 1,990
Posted By A2
Re: Shuffle Announcement

Nope, because they're then a galaxy with 5 spaces in it.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Oct 2004, 14:05
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By A2
Re: why no shuffle?

Once a galaxy has been opened and is able to accept randoms there is no password stored for it. A galaxy of 5 or more players can be either 5 private people waiting for randoms, or 5 random players....
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 12 Oct 2004, 18:36
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By A2
Re: upgrad

Yes from most countries. Some banks occasionally restrict it, but most of them should work.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Oct 2004, 20:43
Replies: 19
Views: 1,341
Posted By A2
Re: Two presidential candidates arrested at last nights debate.

As they both belong to different parties, should they both be referred to as belonging to a third party. News reports make it sound like there are only 3 parties in USA politics, the Republicans,...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 7 Oct 2004, 00:42
Replies: 14
Views: 1,587
Posted By A2
Re: WinXP Service Pack 2 - That ****ING SECURITY CENTRE

It's possible - because I've managed to do it -- don't ask me how though.
Keep the faith Kura!
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 7 Oct 2004, 00:24
Replies: 25
Views: 1,542
Posted By A2
Re: Men of England

How do we join?
How do we contact you?
Do you have a presence on IRC?
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 6 Oct 2004, 22:41
Replies: 18
Views: 1,934
Posted By A2
Re: Armored Core

If you're back then are you going to give us all a bit more information about Armoured Core ready for Round 12?
Have you got an IRC channel, or do you work purely on forums / email / msn / whatever?...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Oct 2004, 22:30
Replies: 28
Views: 1,258
Posted By A2
Re: Coke C2

They didn't call it "Coke Water" or similar. Dasani just didn't capitalise on being part of the Coke brand, although with hindsight from how it turned out in the UK it's probably a good thing.
...
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 5 Oct 2004, 22:06
Replies: 13
Views: 1,550
Posted By A2
Re: Credits ??

Yes, of course - Just input their coordinates into the boxes on your preferences screen.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Oct 2004, 23:40
Replies: 17
Views: 1,253
Posted By A2
Forum: General Discussions 4 Oct 2004, 18:38
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By A2
Re: o2 bill problems....

Yes - O2's system in broken atm for that. Customers who topped up over the weekend (note, this affects both the scratch cards and the swipe e-topup) should recieve an SMS about the delay, and will...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Oct 2004, 18:35
Replies: 24
Views: 1,182
Posted By A2
Re: The 'DO MY HOMEWORK IN THE NEXT SEVEN HOURS' thread.

I could write one for you, but I'm not going to
If I get bored in the next hour I many dash off an essay plan based on one of the ones I did at A-Level -- All the questions about the Treaty of...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Oct 2004, 18:23
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By A2
Re: pirate.planetarion.com

http://forums.planetarion.com also works
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Oct 2004, 09:53
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By A2
Re: wheres my account gone

It was deleted when the beta was reset for a fresh test. This happens quite frequently in a beta. Sometimes we do a "soft reset" where we just clear certain things for the current planets, and...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Oct 2004, 00:06
Replies: 41
Views: 1,589
Posted By A2
Re: Mid-week start?

Everyone's entitled to hope surely...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Oct 2004, 23:41
Replies: 41
Views: 1,589
Posted By A2
Re: Mid-week start?

We've started on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays before too. Starting on a Friday night is a bad plan since people tend to go out then, and the last thing you want is to come in from your big night...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Oct 2004, 22:21
Replies: 21
Views: 905
Posted By A2
Re: Quick Question(s)

Are you thinking of "The Russell Group"?
Forum: General Discussions 2 Oct 2004, 22:21
Replies: 21
Views: 905
Posted By A2
Re: Quick Question(s)

It's on the tip of my tounge as Southampton Uni was in it too I think...
brb
Forum: General Discussions 2 Oct 2004, 22:11
Replies: 180
Views: 6,183
Posted By A2
Re: sexually oriented avatars

At least link their names to their Profiles to save us the effort of looking for a post by them and then looking at their avatar...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Oct 2004, 22:08
Replies: 51
Views: 1,937
Posted By A2
Re: Favourite snacks

I've just remembered what this pic reminds me of - Dave Lister's Shami Kebab in the "Polymorh-Emohawk II" episode of Red Dwarf Series 6 (the one that jumps off the plate and wraps itself round his...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Oct 2004, 22:04
Replies: 51
Views: 1,937
Posted By A2
Re: Favourite snacks

So a sort of sausage type thing?
Forum: General Discussions 2 Oct 2004, 21:51
Replies: 51
Views: 1,937
Posted By A2
Re: Favourite snacks

Dare I ask wtf that is?
I can't even think about how to describe it using everyday food/household objects.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Oct 2004, 21:47
Replies: 51
Views: 1,937
Posted By A2
Re: Favourite snacks

Sticks of cheddar cheese, dipped in small chunk branston pickle.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Oct 2004, 21:46
Replies: 16
Views: 1,097
Posted By A2
Re: Mount St. Helens...

Well - here's a run down of what happened in 1980 for those who don't know:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/19/newsid_2511000/2511133.stm

And here's the latest news about it,...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 2 Oct 2004, 21:42
Replies: 5
Views: 1,341
Posted By A2
Re: Anyone know wHw, and recruiting

This forum is intended for alliances to advertise for new recruits. If you're looking for an alliance then this is a good place to start, especially if you can't get the vouches.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Oct 2004, 18:21
Replies: 41
Views: 1,589
Posted By A2
Re: Mid-week start?

Exactly what JC said.
Besides which, we normally start somewhere near a weekend - this time the people who can't be around at weekends as much as during the week will benefit. However in the long...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Oct 2004, 18:18
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By A2
Re: wheres my account gone

The game you were signed up to was a BETA game designed for testing the new code and various fixes before setting it loose on the actual game. The details about R12: The Edge of Darkness signups can...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Sep 2004, 22:46
Replies: 54
Views: 1,467
Posted By A2
Re: Fast Food Chains in North America that really should be in the UK and Vice-Versa

I read the first post because the oven started beeping to tell me food was ready so quickly posted.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Sep 2004, 20:46
Replies: 54
Views: 1,467
Posted By A2
Re: Fast Food Chains in North America that really should be in the UK and Vice-Versa

Flawed logic... Birmingham's got both (Quiznos is in Martineau Place, Subway is pretty well everywhere)
Forum: General Discussions 12 Sep 2004, 01:35
Replies: 17
Views: 884
Posted By A2
Re: Paging rids to mobile phone question

If you're on Orange payg you should have signed up for their reserve-calls-thiungummy for £15 a couple of years ago before they changed the rules (£15 used to be 5 free SMS/day and £5 free credit, +...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Sep 2004, 00:23
Replies: 59
Xan
Views: 4,046
Posted By A2
Re: Xan

The problem could be construed as them being too perfect, or being perfect where the other races were not. Stats will change a bit for next round although the exact changes aren't decided upon yet. ...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2004, 21:41
Replies: 45
Views: 1,166
Posted By A2
Re: and another thing

I sense stress in Vaio.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Sep 2004, 18:18
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By A2
Re: speed game

This Thread moved to Planetarion Discussions
Forum: Departing PA Messages 4 Sep 2004, 16:28
Replies: 32
Views: 2,187
Posted By A2
Re: And so it begins...

Beware of any forks you see nearby.

Good luck anyway - although I've probably missed you anyway.

Does this mean the war is over?
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 3 Sep 2004, 18:08
Replies: 10
Views: 1,985
Posted By A2
Re: Round 12

We aim to have the round starting at a point that allows us to finish before Christmas Eve. Apart from that the start date isn't finalised.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Sep 2004, 23:22
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By A2
Re: Jolt at Gamestars

It's a Jolt leaflet which I suspect is a sheet of A4 paper folded in half (I haven't seen it yet)

1 of the 4 parts is Jolt, 1 is Planetarion and the other 2 are another 2 games that Jolt provide...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Sep 2004, 23:33
Replies: 79
Views: 4,397
Posted By A2
Re: You have been - comedy thread

You've been attacked by 1:1. You either declared war on us (hi Forest) or attacked us first (hi rest-of -universe)
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 7 Aug 2004, 01:10
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By A2
Re: Caffienation recruit notice

First: eew, eeew, eeeeeeeeeeeeeeew @ your signature

Second: Some more information about your alliance would help you to attract members. Read the Alliance Recruitment Forum Guidelines...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Aug 2004, 22:11
Replies: 18
Views: 653
Posted By A2
Re: german browser game

Well I edited the advertising out of it cos I happened to be passing... do I win something?

S'pose I ought to ban him too.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Aug 2004, 09:01
Replies: 74
Views: 3,223
Posted By A2
Re: congrats 1up

I'm also 95% certain that these haven't changed since they were first implemented in r10, and would therefore have been in r10.5 and all the betas.
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 2 Aug 2004, 01:47
Replies: 11
Views: 1,304
Posted By A2
Re: ----------------[VeNoM]----------------

Moved to Alliance Recruiting forum.

As soon as you have a irc.netgamers.org IRC channel, include it on this post. You may also find the Announcement at the top of the AR forum useful in helping...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Aug 2004, 03:31
Replies: 262
Views: 6,248
Posted By A2
Re: Responses from Jolt to your questions.

I have to say that at 3:30am I'm intrigued how the Blacknova plan which seems to reject the concept of any form of paid planets, intends to raise enough money to finance the servers and the bandwidth...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Aug 2004, 03:17
Replies: 7
Views: 1,094
Posted By A2
Re: help

The correct e-mail address if yo prefer that method to #support is [email protected] (I have edited alch's post to prevent confusion.

In order to discuss your case you will need the...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 30 Jul 2004, 02:23
Replies: 38
Views: 6,384
Posted By A2
Re: Private Gals

The implementation of packs can probably be improved, but they do combine a bit of the best of both full private and full random.

as wakey says:
Forum: Programming and Discussion 30 Jul 2004, 00:25
Replies: 2
Views: 1,683
Posted By A2
mIRC + default browser

Riight... ignoring the "upgrade your mIRC" replies:

I recently changed from using IE to using Firefox as my default browser. Every program on my system understands a brower link to open in...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 29 Jul 2004, 19:33
Replies: 7
Views: 1,585
Posted By A2
Re: new alliance: ~~killaz~~

Edited the name of the alliance into the thread title

You should probably read the Guidelines announcement at the top of the AR forum and include a few more details about the alliance. Things...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 28 Jul 2004, 08:37
Replies: 3
Views: 957
Posted By A2
Re: join Norwegian Alliy

Read the forum guidelines : http://pirate.planetarion.com/announcement.php?f=37&announcementid=145
and then expand your post so there's some information about your alliance.

You need to give...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jul 2004, 01:50
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By A2
Why is it...

...that in the case of murder the victim is always referred to by their first name, and the murderer by their surname
eg: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/lincolnshire/3929015.stm
Is it because...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 27 Jul 2004, 23:33
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By A2
Re: Research trees and such

T2 will not be happening in r12.
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 26 Jul 2004, 00:44
Replies: 1
Views: 772
Posted By A2
Re: Round end

Speedgames and regular games will run simultaneously.

At time of posting (26 July) I'd say we're about half way through the current round, so about 4 weeks to go.
A date for the end of the round...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Jul 2004, 23:14
Replies: 31
Views: 39,496
Posted By A2
Re: FAF (Frequently Asked Features)

We've been looking at a method of getting alliance communication in-game for next round. Exactly what form it may take isn't quite clear yet, but we're certainly looking at it.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Jul 2004, 23:11
Replies: 22
Views: 2,822
Posted By A2
Re: Communication

You might get an e-mail from me instead, but I didn't know it had been done. Is there question submission/moderation there too?
Also isn't it one of those things that would require the passport to...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jul 2004, 23:05
Replies: 56
Views: 1,332
Posted By A2
Re: Going Travelling!

If you're going interrailing then don't plan too much and see where you end up - much more fun.
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 25 Jul 2004, 23:02
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By A2
Re: upgrad

To upgrade your account you need to go to your Preferences page in the game.

There is a link (just under a red line giving your user-id) to Click Here to Pay with one of the supported Credit and...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Jul 2004, 19:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,961
Posted By A2
Re: When do finance centers become more useful than mines?

After having a chance to check:
The limit is 60 before they stop having an effect (ie. # 61 is the first one that will have no effect)
Finance centres from #61 and above will have no effect on...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Jul 2004, 13:37
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By A2
Re: move MOTD behind Overview!

Hey - we banned Spinner from using the <marquee> and <blink> tags didn't we :(
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Jul 2004, 13:36
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By A2
Re: move MOTD behind Overview!

Agreed. Our problem of course is that different players have different patterns of activity, therefore meaning that information has to be there for quite some time before we can realistically say...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Jul 2004, 12:14
Replies: 14
Views: 1,961
Posted By A2
Re: When do finance centers become more useful than mines?

Don't forget that after about 60 / 66 finance centres, the effect they give is negligible at best so there's really no point building any more.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Jul 2004, 12:10
Replies: 32
Views: 1,413
Posted By A2
Re: Speed Game

Speedgames are events that are run every so often over a weekend. The games themselves are independent from the main game. Anything you do in a speedgame has no effect on your main game planet.
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Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Jul 2004, 12:00
Replies: 22
Views: 2,822
Posted By A2
Re: Communication

Certainly possible. Instead of setting it as a regular thing though someone has come up with the suggestion that someone collects questions, and when there are a suitable number of decent ones then...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Jul 2004, 00:47
Replies: 32
Views: 1,413
Posted By A2
Re: Speed Game

Go on then Thunder - lets see you do it in the 2nd one of the 2 -- NO Defence possible.
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 24 Jul 2004, 22:58
Replies: 9
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Views: 1,516
Posted By A2
Re: ToD

I'd quite like to get hold of at least one of the HC of this alliance on IRC please.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 24 Jul 2004, 15:49
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By A2
Re: move MOTD behind Overview!

Experience unfortunatley suggests that links in the MOTD are read by much less people than the MOTD itself, if only because you don't have to look elsewhere for the information. The constantly...
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