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Old 09-01-2006, 07:24 PM
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Hi all, i have been a big fan form some time, havnt ever realy dont anything on the fourms till now though. i was wondering whats going on...there has been no updates for ages, and no ENT updates forever, the one reson i love to come here.

Also an aside to Zeke, i never got my fivers i paid for.........

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Old 09-02-2006, 03:50 AM
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What happened? What always happens that delays website updates. Real Life. I always capitalize both when it comes to the Internet. RL hits the best and the worst of us at the best and the worst times. That's life. Sure, in a fair world we'd have a new fiver twice a week, but as the wise man once said:

"Whoever said life is fair? Where is that written. Life isn't always fair."

Just be patient. "The best is yet to be." No idea where that one comes from, but if Anne of Green Gables finds it worth memorizing, that's good enough for me.
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Old 09-02-2006, 08:59 AM
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I think the story (or the Five-Minute version of it, anyway) roughly goes like this:

Zeke: Yay! I've got a funny website, dedicated fans and lots of ideas for new projects. Nothing can go wrong.
Real Life: Not so fast, skippy.
Zeke: NOOOOO!

Or, put more plainly, whenever Zeke thinks he has time to work on the site, something horrible happens and steals all his time/creativity/sanity. The situation sucks, but he's fully aware of that. Your concerns are valid, but there's nothing that can be done about it right now.

There's only God's Last Message to Creation that truly fits here:

We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Old 09-02-2006, 10:05 AM
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Ah, I see we have another h2g2 fan in the audience. Hola to all of the other hoopy froods out there who know where their towels are!

Of course, if life was fair Zeke'd have a sweat shop full of brilliant programmers who could do absolutely everything to update the site. All he'd have to do is put an approving check in the box on the final drafts of the fivers. If you want to lay me odds on the likelihood of that ever happening, I've got a bridge in Brooklyn I want you to look at.

So, Gatac, how'd you like the h2g2 movie compared with the miniseries?
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Old 09-02-2006, 01:41 PM
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Oh, more than one, and we demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty.
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Didn't see the movie, actually. Miniseries watched, but more out of boredom and random chance - I'm one of those "It's the books!" guys.

Yay Wednesday!

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Old 09-02-2006, 10:36 AM
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Hi all, i have been a big fan form some time, havnt ever realy dont anything on the fourms till now though. i was wondering whats going on...there has been no updates for ages, and no ENT updates forever, the one reson i love to come here.
I know, and I'm sorry. I have good news and bad news. The bad news is this won't let up until Wednesday at the earliest -- that's when my topology exam is, and I know nothing. (Kidding, but seriously, I need to put in lots of study time.) The good news is that I think I can whip out a TJI to tide you over. I have it basically done in my head.

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Look for an announcement about that after Wednesday, when I'm back to regular updates.

I thought the HHG movie was pretty good. I definitely like the movie's down-to-earth Trillian better than the airhead in the miniseries, and Alan Rickman was born to voice Marvin. But neither movie nor TV show is the equal of the book.
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Old 09-04-2006, 06:02 PM
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I fail to see how a length of engineered wood will help.
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Oh, more than one, and we demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty.
The clarity is devastating, but where is the ambiguity? Over there, in a box.

Ok, I LOVED the Point-Of-View gun, and the way it was used at the end.... that was pretty sweet. The idea of it seems so... so... English! But true, all in all, except for Arthur and Ford, the new movie suck-diddly-ucked (and I am ever so pissed that the best back-and-forth in the movie, between Arthur and the Building Comissioner, was EXCISED!). Everything was Americanized, so the American audience wouldn't feel dumb for missing all the jokes.
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I fail to see how a length of engineered wood will help.
Okay, I had to look that up. Too geeky for me.
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That would explain it.
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