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    a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby SandRider » 07 Jan 2013 20:05

    quite awhile back (years now, maybe) I began the OH Tradition
    of Claiming the Water of Wanderers as they stumbled in ...

    I have slacked off on this, for several reasons ...

    the first & primary reason is that the Saitek Cyborg game-controller
    I had loaded the macro for "your water is ours &etc" onto crapped out,
    and has been replaced with a Razer Nostromo, and I have yet to figger
    out how to set-up long text macros like that .... & fuck me if I'm actually
    typing out "Welcome. Your Water is Ours." all the damn time ....

    but also, TWO: I've really become hesitant to Claim Water on just any
    asshole that breeches the Water-seal .... (the Dukester put this in my
    head a long time ago ... he would not welcome anyone in the
    "Introductions" forum, because it was even-money that the Newbie
    would turn-out to be an asshat ... & the Duke don't take no even-money
    bullshit ....)

    so ... to any recent new-comers whose Water I have not Claimed for The Tribe,
    donot take this as a slight ... and anyway, it's is 50/50 you'll turn out to be
    an asshat, and I would have regretted taking your Water on Faith ....

    so, as time & motivation allows, I may in fact go-back over the Intros
    & Claim Water ... & I may not ....right now, I'm not nearly as drunk as
    I thought I was, when going back-thru this forum seemed liked a "Good Idea" ....
    ................ I exist only to amuse myself ................
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby distrans » 07 Jan 2013 21:02

    you are getting the professional help you deserve, right?
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby inhuien » 08 Jan 2013 06:43

    He is the professional help. Speaking of which, SandRider have you ever watched a documentary called Collapse, I think you'd like it, covers topics such as peak flow and erg returns from alt energy.
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby distrans » 08 Jan 2013 07:13

    ahhh

    find time for the documentary 'endciv' while your at it,
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby inhuien » 08 Jan 2013 07:16

    distrans wrote:ahhh

    find time for the documentary 'endciv' while your at it,

    It's titled END:CIV to assist in your searching. :)
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby Nekhrun » 08 Jan 2013 08:37

    I hadn't noticed the drop off in water claiming but that post should be required reading for all new members.

    I for one like to try and at least say hi just so they know that this place is active and has people around reading posts unlike other Dune forums.
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby lotek » 08 Jan 2013 08:40

    There are others ?
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby Freakzilla » 08 Jan 2013 08:40

    I think it's a good tradition here and I hope it continues for a long time.
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby inhuien » 08 Jan 2013 08:42

    lotek wrote:There are others ?

    Who are you.
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby Freakzilla » 08 Jan 2013 08:53

    I am the walrus.
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby inhuien » 08 Jan 2013 08:55


    any excuse....
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby lotek » 08 Jan 2013 09:11

    inhuien wrote:
    lotek wrote:There are others ?

    Who are you.


    Don't worry, they'll be otters.
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby Freakzilla » 08 Jan 2013 09:15

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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby inhuien » 08 Jan 2013 09:21

    lotek wrote:
    inhuien wrote:
    lotek wrote:There are others ?

    Who are you.


    Don't worry, they'll be otters.


    Ask and ye will receive.

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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby lotek » 08 Jan 2013 09:37

    Bunyips ?
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby Apjak » 08 Jan 2013 10:09

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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby Eyes High » 08 Jan 2013 15:39

    SandRider wrote:quite awhile back (years now, maybe) I began the OH Tradition
    of Claiming the Water of Wanderers as they stumbled in ...

    ...
    so ... to any recent new-comers whose Water I have not Claimed for The Tribe,
    donot take this as a slight ... and anyway, it's is 50/50 you'll turn out to be
    an asshat, and I would have regretted taking your Water on Faith ....

    so, as time & motivation allows, I may in fact go-back over the Intros
    & Claim Water ... & I may not ....right now, I'm not nearly as drunk as
    I thought I was, when going back-thru this forum seemed liked a "Good Idea" ....

    As I read your rambling up there I began thinking --- I don't remember you ever claiming my water. So I went back and found my introduction thread-- Dang that was a long time ago-- and heck I sounded naive. :doh: At least I have remedy one thing from my intro. :techie-studyingbrown:

    And dang, I miss Gameplayer!!! :tissue2:
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby SandRider » 08 Jan 2013 16:10

    so did I not claim your Water for the Tribe ?
    (don't make me go back & look myself ....)

    I miss the Player of Games as well ... esp his Film Insights ...
    (isn't he still the 70mm God ?)
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby Eyes High » 08 Jan 2013 16:16

    SandRider wrote:so did I not claim your Water for the Tribe ?
    (don't make me go back & look myself ....)

    I miss the Player of Games as well ... esp his Film Insights ...
    (isn't he still the 70mm God ?)

    No Sir. I could not find where you ever claimed my water.

    He might be.... wouldn't surprise me.


    Edit to add:

    Just discovered why. I actually joined before you. That's a shocker. I joined July 22, 08 and it seems you didn't join until Oct :doh:
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby Serkanner » 08 Jan 2013 17:15

    You are a bunch of noobs.
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby SadisticCynic » 08 Jan 2013 17:26

    Eyes High wrote:So I went back and found my introduction thread-- Dang that was a long time ago-- and heck I sounded naive.


    I avoid reading my old comments for similar reasons. I can't imagine that yours would ever have sounded as bad as mine.
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby Eyes High » 27 Jan 2013 17:14

    SadisticCynic wrote:
    Eyes High wrote:So I went back and found my introduction thread-- Dang that was a long time ago-- and heck I sounded naive.


    I avoid reading my old comments for similar reasons. I can't imagine that yours would ever have sounded as bad as mine.

    I think you owe me a round. ;-)


    And oh, btw, SandRider, maybe it would be wisere to wait at least SIX MONTHS before claiming water on anymore newcomers.... Give time to see who is :crazy:

    Cyn, I think I'll take extra spice in mine today please. :obscene-drinkingbuddies:
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby lotek » 28 Jan 2013 04:25

    some people have no shame...
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby SadisticCynic » 28 Jan 2013 14:03

    Eyes High wrote:
    SadisticCynic wrote:
    Eyes High wrote:So I went back and found my introduction thread-- Dang that was a long time ago-- and heck I sounded naive.


    I avoid reading my old comments for similar reasons. I can't imagine that yours would ever have sounded as bad as mine.

    I think you owe me a round. ;-)


    And oh, btw, SandRider, maybe it would be wisere to wait at least SIX MONTHS before claiming water on anymore newcomers.... Give time to see who is :crazy:

    Cyn, I think I'll take extra spice in mine today please. :obscene-drinkingbuddies:


    :) Done, if I ever make it to your part of the world. I'll try an' remember to spike yours with the hallucinogenics. :gay-color:
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    Re: a Word from the Watermaster ....

    Postby lotek » 28 Jan 2013 15:12

    You can come to my part of the world.
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