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Offline GuyPerfect

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General Comings and Goings
« on: June 15, 2009, 03:50:14 am »
Coming out here to Washington, I brought with me a little Novatell Wireless USB internet dongle thing that I use through the Verizon network. It's very handy, as it's portable broadband that doesn't cost too much a month and I don't have to be near a wireless access point or what have you in order to use it.

But today... it was wonky! Turns out it was actually because of that little 3-inch USB extension cord that's useful for A) connecting USB flash drives that are shaped so obnoxiously you can't fit them into the spot where the USB port is and B) keeping delicate devices that normally just stick out of the computer from getting accidentally knocked and damaged. I used one such cord for purpose B, and the cord is going bad due to constant flailing every time I move my laptop around.

The short-lived anti-internet scare led me to realize something, though. How long have I been using the internet? Years. Several years. How many days have I gone without internet, on purpose? I'd say the number is probably less than 25, at least from the point when the internet became commonplace and not just that special time you take out of your day to dial up for a half hour. But yeah, internet's like a blood filter these days! An extension of the psyche!

I realized that whenever I'm not working or sleeping, I tend to be right here in front of the screen, clicking various links or checking to see if any new posts have been made or any new articles have gone up. There's so much I could be doing, but I'm not doing it! Well, since I have no particular obligations online, I have decided to do the unthinkable: I will go for a week with no internet! On purpose!

Fret not: this is not merely a whim; I've been considering such a fast for a while. But I figured now was a good opportunity to do so, so I will. At 0:00 Eastern tonight (which is when the calendar flips over to June 15), I'll be offline for a week. If I need emergency directions or if I need to place an order for something, I may use the internet for those purposes, but otherwise... nothing. And I have no reason to believe that I'll use the internet at all for the next week.

Instead, I'll have to find other things to do with my time. Pull out old video games? Work on something? Go outside and... socialize!? Such unfathomable opportunities will be presented to me. Well, guess I have an hour left. Leave your comments here in the mean time!

*Waits for the obligatory "See you tomorrow!" post*

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2009, 05:18:37 am »
Did you ever succeed at doing that?

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2009, 10:41:09 pm »
Y'know, ever since this idea came up, I've been considering doing something like it sometime.

That time is now.

Unlike our esteemed colleague who originated this concept (well, he probably stole it from somewhere else, but anyway) I can't just cut myself off from the internet since I need it for my course work. So instead I'll do the next best thing: I'll give up Lemmings. This afternoon, I'm going to remove every trace of this accursed game from my sight and hide it all in a dark cupboard (or electronic equivalent).

Why am I doing this? Well, I need to. For my own sake. I've been spending my afternoons frantically checking these forums for updates, and trawling through the levels looking for something to add to the wave of challenge threads that has swept through this place. My enthusiasm for challenges is gone, my level designing side has fallen away, and whatever good intentions I've had - like (*gasp*) doing something other than Lemmings - just haven't been followed through. The quality of my posts on this forum is slipping, and worse, thinking about this game has kept me awake at nights. It's clear to me that I need a "Lemming holiday".

I'm going to stick around for the rest of today, but after that I'll be gone until next Saturday. (That's New Zealand time - for most of you it will still be Friday). When I get back, I'm going to try to be a more rounded Lemmings fan - and that means going back to work on my own levels instead of just tearing through challenge threads. And maybe, just maybe, I'll learn to enjoy this game in moderation.

Wish me luck :XD:

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2009, 06:17:39 am »
Wow, its going to be a quiet week here  :-[

Regardless, good luck with your lemmings vacation!
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Re: The Fast
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2009, 09:37:59 am »
Thanks. :)

Only a couple of hours of today left, then I'm outta here. I'm sure you'll barely even notice my absence.


By the way, has anyone seen GuyPerfect's blog lately? I just noticed he's been offline for some time, and this might go some way towards explaining it.

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2009, 11:04:56 am »
Just one last thing to get rid of - the bookmark for this site.

See you in a week. *waves*

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2009, 12:53:26 am »
Did GuyPerfect ever return anyways?

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2009, 02:16:35 am »
I see Clam Spammer came back!

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2009, 03:21:51 am »
Yep, I'm back. For what it's worth ;P

So that's what a week feels like. How interesting...

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2009, 08:03:58 am »
Good to see you Clam Spammer, although I haven't seen you on Friday (I live in the UK so the time is slightly ahead in Britain than in America). I think you were posting during my sleep.
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Re: The Fast
« Reply #10 on: September 02, 2009, 07:32:40 pm »
Anyway, just to let you know I've got my first day of school today and I think the 2009-2010 season (My last year at school) will be the most hectic. I may carry on posting in the lemmings forums, but this could be my "breaking point" and I'll be off site between 7:45am and 3:35pm* BST (Those are my working hours) as well as my night time hours (Look at the stats). I'll also be trying to hide all my lemmings games, because sometimes I get a little too distracted by this thing while I concentrate on my schoolwork. I won't do any more lemmings challenges until the weekend, but just bear in mind that I'll be back at school for about 7 more weeks until my next half term holiday.

*EDIT: I am permitted to come home an hour earlier on Wednesdays an Thursdays.
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Re: The Fast
« Reply #11 on: September 02, 2009, 10:38:59 pm »
I am back in school, but I've got *some* time remaining, even on weekdays!  Meh, I resumed about 2 weeks ago from this time.

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #12 on: September 03, 2009, 12:06:09 am »
I'm going back to school next week too... big school, that is (i.e. university). I'll keep posting here, but I'm afraid you won't see much progress on my custom levels. :(

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #13 on: September 03, 2009, 12:46:55 am »
Well good luck to all of you with school coming up, I hope you'll have a successful and rewarding year! :thumbsup:

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #14 on: September 03, 2009, 12:49:45 am »
Oh, haha, forgot to mention. I've only got one term left of the year (about 2 months), then I'm off for the summer.

As for the rest of you... good luck. ;)

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #15 on: September 04, 2009, 12:37:48 am »
Not sure why I decided to type in "lemmingsforums.com" again, but I did and here there are recent posts in a thread I made a while back!

The aforementioned fast only lasted the week in question. I was looking at the files for my blog just today and noticed that the announcement for the fast was the last thing I posted. That was before putting that big medallion-like thing on the front page.

While I'm not currently fasting, per se, I've all but withdrawn myself from the internet save for playing City of Heroes. As much as I try to prevent it, I keep having a life and it keeps interfering with my electronic endeavors... In this case, at the end of July I reeeeeeally was considering if I wanted to quit my job and move some three hours away and start all over again... and then the next day I found out I'd have to move out of my apartment. Problem solved!

The next two weeks were spent in a hotel working through the end of the pay period, and the past three weeks have essentially been spent in the back of the van keeping all my stuff company and spending my weekends in a hotel since two days a week is considerably cheaper than seven days a week. Though it's only Thursday today, I'm spending tonight in the hotel and hopefully for the last time... which is good, 'cause I'm almost out of money.

We'll see how things go, but you have my word I haven't played any Lemmings since the time I created this thread. (-:

I still have a desire to do a Lemmings fangame someday, but it's on my slowly growing list of fangames to do someday along with the likes of Tetrisphere, Uniracers, and even that Metroid project that signified my disappearance from these forums. It wasn't until thoroughly enjoying Metroid Prime: Trilogy that I decided to sort of come out of retirement, and today I dug out my main compy from its pile in the van and got my project's program code out so I could work on it again.

Buuuuut, like I said, we'll see. There are more uncertainties going forward than there were when I got here, 'cause after all... if you know you're going to be homeless, you can plan accordingly. But now I don't know! I wish I could expand on the situation, but that would venture into turning this post into an article or beyond, so I should probably cut it down to that.

Anyways, the fasting thing was my own idea. I'm not the only one who ever came up with it, but I didn't steal it from anyone. (-:

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #16 on: September 04, 2009, 03:38:51 pm »
I still have a desire to do a Lemmings fangame someday,

Hang on; Dullstar is already planning to do a fangame called "Epic Lemmings". I wouldn't like you to do a different one all by yourself (Unless you're really good with the technical aspect). Why don't you help out with us members?
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Re: The Fast
« Reply #17 on: September 04, 2009, 07:13:18 pm »
Fortunately the old forums are accessible now, so allow me to direct you to this thread over there.

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #18 on: September 04, 2009, 08:45:11 pm »
Because I arrived too late, I can't log on to those old forums. :P
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Re: The Fast
« Reply #19 on: September 05, 2009, 12:10:14 am »
Where do you go to, uh...

take a 1 week fast from school?  Oh well, at least it's a three day weekend.

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #20 on: September 05, 2009, 12:13:25 am »
I hope you come back GuyPerfect...  and I'd like to see GuyPerfect do a fangame...  besides, by time he's done, the Epic Lemmings fangame will probably be finished because we're making custom levels for it, I seem to recall GuyPerfect wanting to reprogram things.

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #21 on: September 05, 2009, 10:02:55 pm »
I'd still very much like to see a reprogrammed version of Lemmings - if only to get rid of steel glitches. Those are a nightmare from a level design perspective  :XD:

Then again, Lemmings 2 has properly indestructible steel...

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« Reply #22 on: September 05, 2009, 11:35:25 pm »
I think Lemmings 2 uses a tile-based system. All Lemmings games i've played so far that uses such a system, including the Master System version of the original, has flawless steel. That said, I can't really see why the original Lemmings game has that strange steel behaviour to begin with.
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Re: The Fast
« Reply #23 on: September 05, 2009, 11:47:20 pm »
Have you ever made a custom level with steel?  You have to use the steel areas!

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« Reply #24 on: September 06, 2009, 12:23:28 am »
I think the steel glitches arise because each 4x4 section of the map can only have one type of field active (steel, trigger, blocker) at one time. It just so happens that steel has the lowest priority. Which makes sense, in a way - otherwise your blocker would do nothing if you placed it on steel.

The problem is really that steel terrain and steel objects are separate entities in DOS Lemmings. Putting them together goes a long way towards fixing it, although it's not foolproof - steel glitches exist in Lemmings 3 as well.

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #25 on: September 07, 2009, 07:23:39 pm »
Have you ever made a custom level with steel?  You have to use the steel areas!

I'm not talking about custom levels, I'm referring to how steel works in the game. ;) But to answer your question, I do use steel areas. I have to place them carefully to avoid backroutes where possible (but i'm not a pro at this by any stretch of the imagination).

I think the steel glitches arise because each 4x4 section of the map can only have one type of field active (steel, trigger, blocker) at one time. It just so happens that steel has the lowest priority. Which makes sense, in a way - otherwise your blocker would do nothing if you placed it on steel.

The problem is really that steel terrain and steel objects are separate entities in DOS Lemmings. Putting them together goes a long way towards fixing it, although it's not foolproof - steel glitches exist in Lemmings 3 as well.

Ahh, I see. I did often wonder how the game works with such hefty technical limitations. Do you know if the Amiga version works in the same way?

Lemmings 3 has steel glitches? Now that is suprising. That game, including the skills, is pretty much entirely tile-based, if my memory serves me.
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Re: The Fast
« Reply #26 on: September 07, 2009, 07:29:39 pm »
Not to be a stick in the mud, but a changed topic generally fares better as a new topic. (-:

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #27 on: September 07, 2009, 07:31:38 pm »
How's your Metroid fangame going, GuyPerfect?  You could start a topic about in Off-Topic Discussion or Video Games, whichever you think is appropriate.

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« Reply #28 on: September 07, 2009, 07:36:29 pm »
How's your Metroid fangame going, GuyPerfect?  You could start a topic about in Off-Topic Discussion or Video Games, whichever you think is appropriate.

Video games please.
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Re: The Fast
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Re: The Fast
« Reply #30 on: September 08, 2009, 02:26:23 am »
I believe he means the thread, anyways!  That context confused me at first.  "HE'S DONE ALREADY?!"

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #31 on: September 15, 2009, 10:16:20 pm »
It's my turn now.  It's vacation time for me, I'll have people staying over my place for the next 3 days, and then we'll be traveling for another 7 days.  So I'll be busy and absent for a week or so.  Now hold your tears ;P, I'll be back before you know it ;) (and I'll still be around until the traveling starts after 3 days, just not online as often).

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« Reply #32 on: September 15, 2009, 10:29:20 pm »
Cool. 8) I hope you have a good time, ccexplore. :D If you don't mind me asking, where are you travelling?
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Re: The Fast
« Reply #33 on: September 16, 2009, 12:44:14 am »
Thanks, I'm going on a 7-day cruise to Alaska.

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #34 on: September 16, 2009, 09:14:09 am »
Oh nice, that sounds lovely. Hope you have a good time :)


(This thread needs to be retitled to "general comings and goings", or similar. This isn't about "the Fast" anymore...)

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #35 on: September 18, 2009, 12:21:13 am »
Now, who will solve challenges that no one can? ;P

Enjoy your vacations ccexplore :thumbsup: Take some pictures and then post them here :D
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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #36 on: September 19, 2009, 03:04:54 am »
Just to let you all know, I might be away for a while next week - I have a hospital checkup and they might keep me in for observation.

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« Reply #37 on: September 19, 2009, 03:12:35 am »
Damn, is it something serious? I hope not!
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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #38 on: September 19, 2009, 12:07:34 pm »
It sounds like it's his ongoing anaemia. I wish you the best of luck, and I hope you get well soon. ;)
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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #39 on: September 19, 2009, 01:38:44 pm »
Oh dear, I'm scared again. :scared: Hope it works well.
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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #40 on: September 19, 2009, 10:21:40 pm »
Hey folks!

This one is just a checkup, I'm on the road to recovery, but I'm having checkups every so often to make sure I'm still recovering well. If anything is wrong, all that will happen is that I'll get refilled with blood - that takes about 24 hours at the most, then I'm home again!

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #41 on: September 22, 2009, 04:41:01 am »
Good luck!  I think you're the best moderator I have ever seen between the few forums I have visited!

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Re: The Fast
« Reply #42 on: September 25, 2009, 08:24:00 pm »
Thanks, I'm going on a 7-day cruise to Alaska.

...and here I am again, the 7 days flew by rather too quickly. ;) Anyway, it was fun and I probably gained a few pounds as well. ;)  And yes, I did get seasick once--it was on the way back from Alaska during an evening, I think the ship encountered some bad weather and a lot of people were affected, but otherwise the experience has been positive all the way 8), although it did make me miss Lemmings a bit I have to admit.

I've just finished browsing through the messages posted during my absence, and I'll start posting again, although I'm still hosting some people at my place for today and tomorrow so progress on things like challenges etc. will probably not fully resume until later this weekend.

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #43 on: September 26, 2009, 09:16:39 pm »
This one is just a checkup, I'm on the road to recovery, but I'm having checkups every so often to make sure I'm still recovering well. If anything is wrong, all that will happen is that I'll get refilled with blood - that takes about 24 hours at the most, then I'm home again!

Is that over yet?

Anyway, I could tell you what happened on my 5-day absence (Which happened before I found the Lemmings forums!)

Guess what happened, I was at a boarding school in Uppingham! But it was on a special occasion. It was actually a music school, since my favourite entertainment subject was music.

Basically, there were two courses running on this occasion, the National Young Pianists Week and the Total Music Powerhouse. I was at the TMP, which is all about song-creating and studio production with instruments, although I was disappointed that I didn't go to the concert. I was one step too shy to do that.

PM me if you want to know more, but from there onwards I'll stop there. I won't go too far here.
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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #44 on: September 26, 2009, 11:40:44 pm »
I had my blood test, and got the results: my blood levels are normal at the moment!

Dullstar, thank you for the compliments! I'm pretty experienced at the job in hand though!

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #45 on: October 01, 2009, 12:21:44 am »
I'm seeing another upcoming wave of real life busy-ness (a week or two), so I think I really need to do some sort of fast myself this time.  I doubt I can totally stay off of the forums, but I clearly have to limit myself to something like maybe 1 hour per day on it, or possibly something more drastic.  Challenges in particular can be very time-sucking so I really need to stay off them a bit......

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #46 on: January 16, 2010, 11:49:33 pm »
I'm sorry about this, but I too will be leaving, don't know when I'll be back. Need to get my life sorted out before I can think about playing Lemmings again.

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #47 on: January 17, 2010, 01:20:41 am »
Well, that's unfortunate... hopefully, we'll see you back in the future.  Good luck getting things sorted out.

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #48 on: January 30, 2010, 08:47:45 am »
I lost the forum again. I take it the other forums went down for some reason and I missed it. Completely. :)

On the plus side, I found it. Obvious, I suppose, seeing as how I'm here now.
In the mean-time, I was doing the usual sort of stuff I do - roleplaying, drawing, theatre (directing a show currently), computer gaming, all that. For the last week or so I've been trying to get my website into shape again, completely redoing it because it needed it. Hopefully I'll have that finished up tomorrow and I'll be able to get back to doing other stuff.  Like playing Lemmings again. It's been too long.  :P

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #49 on: February 09, 2010, 12:12:58 am »
Due to LIFE (mostly university) i wasn't able to come up... but after approx. 7 months of absence i'm back!
I was sure a lot of things happened since... but a L2 editor (even if it's in underground state) and online Lemmings versions were far beyond my expectations...  :scared:
All of you guys who helped these things to became reality are simply awesome  :thumbsup: Thankyou!

Some days later i'll try to get some experience with them, right now i still have things to do. But i'm looking forward to it.  :)

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #50 on: May 10, 2010, 02:26:49 am »
I'll be away yet again for about 2 weeks, from May 14 to May 30, with pretty much no internet access.  Just a heads up in case people starts wondering why I stop updating the challenge threads for example during that time.  I'm also a little behind in packing and wrapping up work-related stuff before my trip, so even in the next few days, I'll be slower to respond to stuff here, and definitely won't be doing anything that requires huge amounts of time (eg. no new levels, or improvements to other people's challenge results).

I hope I'll be looking forward to new interesting challenge results and new custom levels by the time I'm back! ;)

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #51 on: May 24, 2010, 04:06:43 am »
I came back = ).  I'm not sure how many of you remember me - the crowd I initially knew from way back at the original Lemmings Universe seems to be thinning, but there are still some names around I recognize.  Hello to all the new faces = ) .

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #52 on: June 01, 2010, 06:53:56 am »
I'll be away yet again for about 2 weeks, from May 14 to May 30, with pretty much no internet access.  Just a heads up in case people starts wondering why I stop updating the challenge threads for example during that time.  I'm also a little behind in packing and wrapping up work-related stuff before my trip, so even in the next few days, I'll be slower to respond to stuff here, and definitely won't be doing anything that requires huge amounts of time (eg. no new levels, or improvements to other people's challenge results).

I hope I'll be looking forward to new interesting challenge results and new custom levels by the time I'm back! ;)

Well, I'm back, and the forum looks practically the same way I left it. :-\  I'll be busy catching up with work for the next few days, but I'll try to slowly add some stuff (levels, results) here.

[edit: welcome back Tim!]

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #53 on: June 17, 2010, 04:23:26 am »
Well, I never really announced leaving the forums for a while, but I did...  for a very long time.  Well, I'm back...

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #54 on: June 27, 2010, 07:48:01 am »
Indeed, I see only a few of the people who used to be on here. I haven't been on in a few years; I used to be Dumb Lem. It sounded a bit redundant, so I felt the need to change it. Anyway, I'm back too; and indeed I'm happy to see some new people in the world of Lemmings.  :D

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #55 on: July 05, 2010, 01:23:50 am »
You know WHAT?!?!
I'm trying have a good 4th of july
but yet everyone hates me
100 forum members is a special ocassion
it dosen't mean i'm the bored a bad name!
Look a my sad face :(
By the way heres your fireworks KaBoom! put the bore on fire
If you need i'll be in the angry dome  >:(

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #56 on: September 04, 2010, 05:06:57 am »
Just thought I'd let you all know I'm still alive... albeit a little shaken. :(

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #57 on: September 04, 2010, 05:30:53 am »
 :o Oh my!  Glad to hear you're okay, and since you are able to go online to the forums, sounds like it's not too catastrophic a disruption to your normal everyday life.  Actually according to the linked article, it sounds like only two person was serious injured (and so I guess no one died?), so that's a relief.

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #58 on: September 04, 2010, 05:47:10 am »
Yep, no deaths yet. We got power back after about 6 hours here, though it's still out in some parts of town.

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #59 on: September 21, 2010, 11:59:37 pm »
I won't be here for the next two weeks (well, might not make much of a difference compared to my activity recently, as I've been around and busy for a while already), and I'm not yet sure how much I'll frequent the forum the 1.5 weeks following that. And after that the next semester begins...

(I've done the evil deed and pushed the other thread from the top of this subforum. :XD:)

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #60 on: November 11, 2010, 04:25:53 am »
Exams are over.

SUMMERTIME!

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #61 on: November 25, 2010, 07:20:06 am »
I have Thanksgiving at my Sister's house so i won't be able to play much today so People who play L++ mite want to get on when i'm on early okay guys?

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #62 on: November 25, 2010, 07:33:15 am »
Thanks for letting me know, Giga! Enjoy your Thanksgiving!

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #63 on: November 26, 2010, 03:47:48 pm »
im back from thanks giving dinner a ready for Christmas

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #64 on: November 27, 2010, 06:54:47 am »
I've got some good news here: I've finally moved into a new apartment and got my Lemmings games back!  8)

With that said, I'll be posting some new L2 challenge results in the very near future.

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #65 on: December 01, 2010, 03:37:25 am »
And close to a year later than last time, I'm back again!

I finally got around to actually installing DOSBox, so I've been playing Lemmings again. It feels good to be back at it.  :D

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #66 on: December 28, 2010, 05:46:47 am »
I'll be away on holiday for a week from the 30th. Much as I'd like to celebrate my 21st with a L++ party, it's not gonna happen :P (besides the fact the network's down anyway).

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #67 on: December 28, 2010, 07:13:41 am »
 :birthday: :party: 8)

Much as I'd like to celebrate my 21st with a L++ party, it's not gonna happen :P

Well, given it's going to be your 21st birthday according to the calendar, it is almost obligatory for you to celebrate it Insane-Steve style. ;P  (actually, not sure what the laws are down there regarding that sort of celebration and age limits)

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #68 on: December 29, 2010, 03:37:03 am »
I'm not exactly "going", but currently I'm at my parent's house during holiday break, and they don't have a wireless router.  I have been resorting to stealing unprotected WiFi access points :evil: in order to be online at random hours of the day (and night), but looks like my evil deed has been detected and I'm increasingly having trouble finding access points I can steal that way. :( :-\ This means I won't be online as much as I normally would be.  This will last for a week or so until I go back to my own place.

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #69 on: December 29, 2010, 02:04:28 pm »
I'll be away on holiday for a week from the 30th. Much as I'd like to celebrate my 21st with a L++ party, it's not gonna happen :P (besides the fact the network's down anyway).
Incidentally, I'll be away for a few days as well from the 30th, and thus won't have an L++ party for my 21st either. (Not that the 21st birthday means anything special over here, at least not as far as I'm aware.)

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #70 on: January 03, 2011, 09:06:40 pm »
(Not that the 21st birthday means anything special over here, at least not as far as I'm aware.)

21 is the legal drinking age* in the U.S., hence my reference about "Insane-Steve style" celebration.

*Although as it turns out from a quick glance at Wikipedia, the actual truth of matter is more complicated; the 21 limit in the U.S. is more a prohibition of sales of alcohol to minors, and regulations regarding mere consumption seem to vary from state to state.

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #71 on: January 04, 2011, 08:29:31 am »
I got on to the forums while I was on holiday, but I couldn't be bothered trying to post from my iPod Touch :D. I'm back home now, though it was nice to be (mostly) disconnected for a few days. The weather was lovely too :)

By the way, the drinking age here is 18, so no trouble there ;), though I don't drink much.

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #72 on: January 04, 2011, 03:14:56 pm »
Well on 1-1-11 My Sister just had a baby
Her name is
Audrey Grace <Middle Name
Thats my Niece
She is Very Small when she was a new born
I Got to go to my sister's house Yesterday and got to hold her Twice
You just got to love Babies

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #73 on: January 05, 2011, 11:14:31 pm »
Congratulations to your sister and your family!  What a way to start the new year!

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« Reply #74 on: January 06, 2011, 01:15:05 am »
Uncle Giga... has a nice ring to it :D

Congrats!

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« Reply #75 on: January 12, 2011, 08:28:08 pm »
Congratulations to your sister and your family!  What a way to start the new year!
Uncle Giga... has a nice ring to it :D

Congrats!

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #76 on: April 13, 2011, 05:16:35 am »
 :-[ sorry double post
saw the video for this

AWSOME
This would be better if i post this in a video game topic but what ever
Don't attack me :scared:

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #77 on: April 13, 2011, 06:37:20 pm »
Giga, your post shows contempt for what the other members of the forum and I have requested from you.

You admitted yourself that the post was not relevant to the topic.

You leave me with very few options now, and it's looking incredibly likely that you will receive at least a warning for this post.

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« Reply #78 on: April 14, 2011, 04:04:31 am »
I would have posted this on the video games subforums but theres no topic that show what new games are coming for today gaming consoles

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« Reply #79 on: April 15, 2011, 12:12:26 am »
I would have posted this on the video games subforums but theres no topic that show what new games are coming for today gaming consoles

You do realize that you can just start a new topic don't you?

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #80 on: April 15, 2011, 02:09:15 am »
Sometime when ever i make something like that no one replys

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« Reply #81 on: April 15, 2011, 02:15:40 am »
You may notice that so far the only "replies" are not on your post itself, but rather on its inappropriateness.  Unless you purposely posted on the wrong place just to get people to comment about eg. it posted in wrong place, but then you are trolling and is grounds for ban.

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« Reply #82 on: April 15, 2011, 03:24:41 pm »
I've just came back from a holiday near the lake district. It was very nice!  :)
LEMMINGS EVOLUTION completed levels: 100!!!
sorry for being gone so long D:

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #83 on: April 27, 2011, 04:02:27 am »
Finally remembered my password. Won't be around much for the next few weeks, mostly thanks to my sadistic constitutional law professor, but once summer vacation starts, I'll probably see if I can get Lemmix working under Wine or something. (I switched back to Linux a few weeks ago.)

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« Reply #84 on: October 04, 2011, 11:06:31 am »
I'll be on holiday for 4 days from Thursday morning, and as far as I'm aware there's no internet where I'm staying. Oh well, I could do with a little break from the game anyway :)

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #85 on: November 01, 2011, 04:18:29 am »
Hi.  I'm here for my random once-in-a-blue-moon appearance of randomness.  So hi!

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #86 on: November 29, 2011, 06:52:17 am »
Finally remembered my password. Won't be around much for the next few weeks, mostly thanks to my sadistic constitutional law professor, but once summer vacation starts, I'll probably see if I can get Lemmix working under Wine or something. (I switched back to Linux a few weeks ago.)
Well, that didn't work, by which I mean the cursor doesn't show up. Odd. And I've got the conlaw professor again, although he's the least of my worries right now; I've got 30 pages and a presentation to write this week, which means I might actually be around (wooo procrastination) even though I can't actually play Lemmings.

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #87 on: November 29, 2011, 12:38:44 pm »
Finally remembered my password. Won't be around much for the next few weeks, mostly thanks to my sadistic constitutional law professor, but once summer vacation starts, I'll probably see if I can get Lemmix working under Wine or something. (I switched back to Linux a few weeks ago.)
Well, that didn't work, by which I mean the cursor doesn't show up. Odd. And I've got the conlaw professor again, although he's the least of my worries right now; I've got 30 pages and a presentation to write this week, which means I might actually be around (wooo procrastination) even though I can't actually play Lemmings.
My cursor is a bit buggy in Wine too, but it works well enough to play. (I can't take a screenshot of it because OS X removes the cursor from screenshots, but it's something to do with the mask or something, so only the horizontal segment shows up in green, and there are stray pixels)

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« Reply #88 on: January 18, 2012, 05:01:39 pm »
Hi.  I'm here for my random once-in-a-blue-moon appearance of randomness.  So hi!

I had no idea you still came on here. Anyway I'm here too. This is my once in a blue moon appearance. I might make a level or two, since I'm in the Lemmings Spirit once more. I might change my name to Xan Kriegor too, so if you see a Xan running around it's because someone decided to tip their hat to the olden days of the Random Story thread. :P

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« Reply #89 on: January 19, 2012, 02:23:06 am »
the olden days of the Random Story thread. :P

Just wanted to say that that story is one of my favorite Internet memories.  :thumbsup:

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« Reply #90 on: April 01, 2012, 05:17:57 am »
My mouse stopped working a while back, which is why I haven't been around. Can't exactly play Lemmings or Lix with a tablet.

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« Reply #91 on: April 18, 2012, 02:47:25 am »
The Random Story... Pages and pages of nonsense. It's had an excellent run, but it seems like most of the original members who posted in it in the old forum have gone off to pursue other facets of life. I wrote a post that would make a fitting end to it; if some newer member wants to breathe new life into it that would be cool, but seeing as all of the original authors have departed for other worlds I feel like we've reached the only logical appropriate stopping point.

Every time we did a server/site switch we had to hope someone had a copy of it to post so we could start where we left off; but sometimes they didn't. Would you, by chance, happen to have a copy of the story from the last forum at all; or know how I could get that? I want to put it all together and take a look at how the mad irrationality of our ramblings has changed over the past 7 or 8 years since we started doing this.

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« Reply #92 on: April 18, 2012, 09:31:24 am »
I've never participated or even read in the Random Story threads, but fwiw, here's the one from two incarnations back: http://www6.camanis.net.ipv4.sixxs.org/lemmings/lemmingswelt/forums/?topic=1089276152
Still don't have the data to the most recent forum before this one.

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« Reply #93 on: April 18, 2012, 04:47:48 pm »
This is awesome! Thanks; I'll put it back together in all its craziness and this time I'll actually hold on to it in all its bizarre unpredictability.   :D

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« Reply #94 on: April 24, 2012, 07:37:26 pm »
This isn't an easy decision to make, but... I'm afraid I have to leave. I don't know how long it will be for. There's just too much going on in real life at the moment, and I think the best way for me to cope with it is to put Lix and Lemmings aside completely, at least for a while. I'm really glad you invited me back and that I've been able to contribute to the community set and other aspects of the Lix project; it's been great fun. I really hope that I'll be able to come back soon and contribute further, but even if not, I just want to say thank you, and good luck with everything!  :thumbsup:

(Actually, I think I ought to be a bit more specific. The department where I work is closing down in the near future. I've been summoned to a meeting on May 1, and I'm expecting to be told that I will be redundant. I've worked there for nearly eight years, but only part-time since I've been caring for my mother, so I don't have a great CV. So I'm going to have to put some serious time and effort into searching for a new direction. I'll keep you all posted if there's any further news!)

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« Reply #95 on: April 25, 2012, 07:05:24 am »
Good luck.  Hope things work out and you can make it back here...

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« Reply #96 on: April 25, 2012, 10:14:23 am »
Hear hear.  Sorry to learn about your real-life troubles, and best of luck going forward!  Times are (still) tough all over and I have friends and relatives in similar situations job-wise.  As awesome as Lix is, it ain't gonna pay the rent. ;)

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« Reply #97 on: April 27, 2012, 07:32:26 am »
I wish you all the best and that things settle for you again as soon as possible. And that you'll get something you'll enjoy doing.

No matter how much time off you need; I think it goes without saying, but please don't feel obliged to anything regarding the community set, or anything you said you might do for it. What you've done is already more than anyone could have asked for, and I want to thank you again for your contributions. :thumbsup:

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« Reply #98 on: April 28, 2012, 07:15:50 pm »
Thank you for the kind words, everyone!  :thumbsup:

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« Reply #99 on: May 07, 2012, 07:40:11 pm »
I'll be gone for vacation for about 2 weeks starting this coming weekend, without Internet access most of the time.  Not that you'd notice, since real-life had taken over anyhow and I hardly have time to post or even read anything here now. :-\ ;)

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« Reply #100 on: July 12, 2012, 10:11:37 am »
Just a note that from 14th to 21st July I will be on holiday to Italy. I am very excited about this nice, hot and dry place, which will certainly be unlike this horribly wet weather pattern that Britain have had throughout this July. This also means I can't play any lemmings games. However, my holiday destination does apparently have Wi-Fi access so I might still be able to post on the forum if I want to.
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« Reply #101 on: July 19, 2012, 12:33:53 am »
Some people already know, but I won't be around for the next 1.5-2 months (not that it makes such a huge difference to my recent activity).
I'll travel across Europe for 3 weeks with a couple of friends, and then move to Canada, where I'll take some time to get to know the surroundings.

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« Reply #102 on: July 24, 2012, 03:18:12 am »
I have actually been back on time from my vacation, but basically found myself more or less buried with work, and just generally afraid to resurface here for the detrimental distraction it is bounded to place on real life.

But things have slowed down slightly now, so I will start to slowly catch up on this forum again, but don't expect too much activity from me over the next few weeks.

Yes, I still remember I made some promises of doing something for some people (something about music ordering in DOS Lemmings, and customizing cgaspec files) "by July", which is sadly coming soon to a close.  I will do my best to at least get one of those promises fulfilled before end of July, even if the people have probably stopped waiting at this point.  Sorry. :XD: ;)

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« Reply #103 on: July 27, 2012, 12:09:42 am »
I'm sitting in the math library, IRC is blocked via this particular connection, so you guys must entertain me via the forum. There is a ton of big, fat, dumb flies in here, who constantly burn their butts in the neon tube lamps and sit down again somewhere else, just to repeat this after 10 seconds.

Hooray for cc being back, even if there will not yet be as much rotating hamster as before.

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« Reply #104 on: July 27, 2012, 12:18:24 am »
Hey ccexplore, could you get me all of the code in txt file format of the original super mario brothers NES games?

Oh and ccexplore, I know your busy but could you fix my refrigerator for me? Idk what's wrong with it doesn’t get cold.

Also... I'd appreciate it much if you could get me a copy of the CIA's most wanted list.
 :P :P :P

(I said I wanted to do this joke because a lot of people seem to come on this forum just to specifically ask ccexplore to do some complicated thing)
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« Reply #105 on: July 28, 2012, 11:25:27 pm »
That's pretty funny, m?bius :D (excuse my standard keyboard! ;P)

Anyway, I was the one who requested ccexplore to make a program to be able to create custom cgaspecx.dat files (kind-of like his myvgaspec), though someone else, according to ccexplore, has requested him to apply music fixes for the cga-lemmings or something, which might come in handy to me as well 8)

And ccexplore, I'm glad to be back on the forum today! earlier this week I've sent an email at your 'ccexplore@yahoo.com' address that I came across while viewing older topics on this forum. I haven't seen a reply yet in all my mail, so I'm guessing you might not have got it yet. (I think I sent it on Monday, and I'm sure is probably labeled by my real name, Steve Howard, with address being stevehow113@gmail.com) so I'll be looking forward to hearing from you! :)

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« Reply #106 on: September 04, 2012, 01:53:24 am »
After travelling across Europe for 3 weeks, preparing a couple of things the week after, and then touring through Canada again for 2 more weeks, I've finally arrived and moved in to my destination in Canada. I still need to settle down, getting used to the new surroundings and university, so I don't know how active I'll be during the next weeks yet.

Here in Canada I've seen groundhogs, squirrels and chipmunks, but unfortunately no lemmings, beavers or capybaras yet.

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« Reply #107 on: October 03, 2012, 04:11:37 am »
Hello everyone!

I'm new, though I have been lurking here for a little while. I couldn't find a specific topic that seemed to be for introducing oneself, so I hope that it's ok to do so here - it seems relevant enough, as far as I can tell. :P

Erm, what to say... Let's see... I was first introduced to the Lemmings series in 1993 when a relative bought the Game Gear port of the game, but my favourite version of the first game ultimately turned out to be the Amiga original - though, of the home-console ports, the Master System version is my favourite, since it's more-or-less the same as the Game Gear version, but with a higher resolution to do things in.

Aside from those two, my favourite games in the series tend to be the ones that others appear to consider to be the "black sheep" titles - specifically, Lemmings 3D, The Lemmings Chronicles/All New World of Lemmings, and Lomax (the latter of which was a dream come true for me, because I'm a major platformer nut as well as a Lemmings fan, and it was something that I had long hoped for). This said, even after all these years, I'm still not sure what I make of Lemmings Paintball (which I run in a Windows 95 VM, since for some reason Paintball has some audio problems under WINE on my main box), and I've never played Lemmings Revolution at all (and I'm unsure if I want to let myself in for the hassle of getting it running on the hardware I use).

As for my puntastic username, I was actually struggling to think of one myself and mentioned this fact to my boyfriend, who suggested (amongst others) "Prob Lem", which I found so amusing that I just had to go with it. :P

That's all there is to say for now, methinks. It's nice to be here. :)

EDIT: Actually, having thought about it some more, I do have one more thing to say for the moment. :P I was wondering, what's the rule on responding to old topics, here, please? I couldn't seem to find this info, for some reason. Is it best to bump old topics if you have something worthwhile to add to them, or, as it is in some places out there, is it preferred that a user posts a new thread and links to a related old one? Thankyou for any advice on this - I don't want to cause any hassle. ;)

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« Reply #108 on: October 03, 2012, 06:40:04 am »
Welcome to the forums!

I'm glad to hear that you enjoy L3D and The Lemmings Chronicles.  I enjoy those games, too, but sadly neither one gets much discussion on the forums.

We don't have an official rule on bumping threads, so if you have something pertinent to add that is directly related to the topic at hand, go ahead and bump the thread rather than create a new one.  Also, you are encouraged to add your input to threads like the "Top 5, Bottom 5" thread, even though nobody has posted there in over three months.

I would still use common sense when it comes to bumping, though.  Don't bump a thread that is no longer relevant or if you don't have anything meaningful to add to the discussion.  Also please refrain from bumping threads for the sole purpose of bringing them to the top of the page.

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« Reply #109 on: October 03, 2012, 06:51:45 am »
Welcome to the forums!
Thanks muchly! :D

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I'm glad to hear that you enjoy L3D and The Lemmings Chronicles.  I enjoy those games, too, but sadly neither one gets much discussion on the forums.
I had noticed that. I hope I can contribute something worthwhile to rectify this situation, too. ;)

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We don't have an official rule on bumping threads, so if you have something pertinent to add that is directly related to the topic at hand, go ahead and bump the thread rather than create a new one.  Also, you are encouraged to add your input to threads like the "Top 5, Bottom 5" thread, even though nobody has posted there in over three months.
Thanks very, very much for clarifying this. These things seem to differ a lot from place-to-place, so I figure that it's best to be certain.

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That goes without saying, don't worry. :) (I can't even see a point to adding to a thread if there's no purpose to it - it's a waste of everyone's time, no? :P)

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« Reply #110 on: October 03, 2012, 12:44:13 pm »
Hello and welcome! 8)  Since you've been lurking already, I guess there isn't much I need to add at this point.  For example you may have read that several regular members are preoccupied this week with this online puzzle contest thing, so things will be a little more quiet around here.

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« Reply #111 on: October 03, 2012, 01:10:31 pm »
^ I did indeed see that. And, I must say, I found the team name, and some of the participant names, most amusing. I will probably be eternally tickled by "Carl P. Bara", for example. :P

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« Reply #112 on: November 05, 2012, 01:15:50 am »
This isn't really the right topic for this post, but I kind of feel I should let you all know.

Mother died at one o'clock this morning. She was taken into the hospice on Tuesday and her last few days were peaceful. We're doing okay; the rest of the family and our friends have all been very supportive. I'm not sure what's going to happen from here, but certainly we're going to be very busy for a long while sorting things out. I'll try to get back to Lix-ing as soon as I can, but I have no idea when that will be.

Best wishes to everyone  :thumbsup:

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« Reply #113 on: January 27, 2013, 04:29:57 pm »
Oh wow, I'd been gone for a while, hadn't I? One minute, I was making a tool for the Master System version of Lemmings, and the next, I'd disappeared. Oops!

So, what happened? Back then, I was doing a college course I didn't enjoy very much. However, I decided to press on with it because I wanted to do a university course where the focus is on games programming. Programming in general interests me, but I also want to make games, so...

Anyway, the college course got really ugly, with three separate long projects to do, all at once, and none of them had anything to do with games development whatsoever! Not only was it time consuming, it was very stressful.

Thankfully, I pulled through in the end, and I have now moved to Bolton and started going to university there. Granted, Bolton's has been ranked the worst university in this country, but I'm a believer of getting out what you put in. It's not just what you're being taught, but also what you study out of hours. Four months in, and I feel that my programming skills have improved, and my love for mathematics has been resurrected. I haven't been this happy in a long time.

I got sent a PM this weekend about a level design contest, and that made me remember this forum. I do love it here, so I've decided to come back. :thumbsup:
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« Reply #114 on: July 14, 2013, 09:03:07 am »
Poke.

I live.

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« Reply #115 on: November 11, 2013, 07:28:03 am »
Seems I've caught a bit of the "absent moderator syndrome" lately :P. I have various reasons / excuses for this:

- Recent computer crash (I haven't even put Lemmix or Lix back on it yet :-[)
- Puzzlehunt (this covers off the last couple of weeks)
- Slightly more going on IRL than before (nothing really noteworthy, just accumulation of things).

But really, my interest in all things comes and goes, and that includes Lemmings.

You'll be glad to know I still log in here during off times :)

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« Reply #116 on: November 11, 2013, 11:45:27 am »
- Recent computer crash (I haven't even put Lemmix or Lix back on it yet :-[)

Yikes, I hope it doesn't mean you lost all your replays too? :scared: (As you know, right now some of the older posts on challenge threads have their attached replays lost.  Granted, probably all of yours have been downloaded by someone at some point....)

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« Reply #117 on: November 11, 2013, 09:51:34 pm »
Gah, not cool. I hope you had backups of everything?

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« Reply #118 on: November 11, 2013, 11:52:14 pm »
I can guarantee any replays I've posted prior to my temporary departure from the site are lost, unless someone else has them saved, since I never bothered to attempt to preserve them over several reformats (Heck, I don't even bother to preserve them next time I want to record a new replay for the same level...)... fortunately, they aren't really that impressive. The only one I can remember being REALLY impressive was the 1-builder solution to Danger 29 of LPDOS, but that replay doesn't work on new versions of the player anyway since it was recorded before the change in bomber mechanics.
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« Reply #119 on: November 12, 2013, 05:23:39 am »
I haven't lost anything :). Thankfully it wasn't a hard-disk crash but a boot problem (it got to the point where it couldn't start up). I backed up everything before formatting the disk. I also have heaps stowed away on USB disk and Dropbox :)

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« Reply #120 on: January 29, 2014, 10:34:53 pm »
I'm away on holiday from tomorrow til Tuesday, with no guarantee of internet access (and other things to do even if I have it ;))

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« Reply #121 on: January 29, 2014, 11:58:39 pm »
Out of curiosity, is this just personal vacation, or is there some sort of Kiwi national holiday around this time?  (Hmm, apparently Chinese New Year is also around the corner but presumably that's just coincidence.)

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« Reply #122 on: January 30, 2014, 01:00:54 am »
Have fun, Clam!

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« Reply #123 on: January 30, 2014, 01:10:58 am »
Out of curiosity, is this just personal vacation, or is there some sort of Kiwi national holiday around this time?  (Hmm, apparently Chinese New Year is also around the corner but presumably that's just coincidence.)

There's a (minor) event on, but really this is just an excuse for an extended weekend break :)

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« Reply #124 on: February 18, 2014, 08:06:39 am »
I posted this on the IRC about a week ago - in fact, I got the call the day after I posted my plan for ClamLix :D. But now the timing is confirmed, so here it is for everyone:

New job. New town. Leaving home (cue mad rush to my profile page to check my age :P).

Essentially, new life. Starting in two weeks.

Where Lemmings fits in is anyone's guess. But this place is my home on the internet, and level designing is my #1 creative outlet, so I have no intention of abandoning either. :)

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« Reply #125 on: February 18, 2014, 09:03:11 pm »
Exciting.  Good luck on your new life! ;)

I'm sure you will at least find time to post on a forum game or two, although hopefully it won't come to that point (then again maybe it's a good thing depending on what you have going in non-Lemmings part of life).

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« Reply #126 on: February 19, 2014, 09:38:47 pm »
Congrats on the new life, Clam. :thumbsup: Hope it gets off to a flying start!

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« Reply #127 on: March 28, 2014, 09:02:43 am »
Hello again! *waves*

Things have settled to the point where I feel I have time for Lemmings again :). And the forums work. And my internet works. Fun times :P

Now seems like a good time for a change that, frankly, has been coming for a while (i.e. everyone calls me this by now anyway) :). Plus a new addition to the Beach Clam avatar gallery :D

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« Reply #128 on: March 29, 2014, 07:06:19 am »
Well, it was never in doubt that you are no spammer, but the lack of a victim in your latest avatar is somewhat of a (small) letdown...... :-\

...hmm maybe spam (as in the meat product) should be the latest victim depicted in the avatar, for logical/symbolic reasons. ;P

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« Reply #129 on: July 20, 2014, 02:40:55 am »
I'm going on vacation in the US for two weeks, departing a week from now. Not the time of year I'd have picked to go to Arizona, but there are family reasons behind this (of the happy variety, not that other sort :))

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« Reply #130 on: July 20, 2014, 02:43:11 am »
Nice - hope all goes well. :thumbsup:

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« Reply #131 on: July 20, 2014, 11:18:40 pm »
Hi Clam,

I bet you are going to go and see the grand canyon.  :thumbsup:

Hope you have good time in america.

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« Reply #132 on: July 21, 2014, 01:51:37 am »
If you do see the Grand canyon or any national parks there; I recommend it; they are pretty spectacular.

Just keep in mind; it's extremely hot; especially this time of year. Of course maybe it's that hot in NZ for all I know.
while your there; [if this is a thing that they don't have in NZ, I know it's sort of rare in my area] try corndogs!
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« Reply #133 on: July 21, 2014, 10:45:12 am »
Grand Canyon is definitely on the to-do list :)
It most certainly is not that hot here in NZ (different hemisphere = opposite season). It's 40°C there and more like 40°F here!
And we have corndogs here, but we call them hotdogs. And what they call hotdogs we just call a sausage. (I'm working on learning the "US English" language :P)

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« Reply #134 on: July 21, 2014, 11:02:18 pm »
(I'm working on learning the "US English" language :P)

Off to a great start with the cantaloupe/rockmelon bit--now you know our buffet fruit salads. ;P

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« Reply #135 on: July 21, 2014, 11:49:47 pm »
If I'm right that will be your winter months just now Clam (June, July, August) I think August is usually the coldest of the three then again I could be wrong.

I wonder if you are going to the (London bridge in arizona), which I think is located in lake havasu city because I wonder if that was the london bridge that was meant in the song london bridge is falling down.

It looks for certain that this bridge is not falling down anymore.  :thumbsup:

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/02/london-bridge-falling-down-arizona-sun-drugs

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« Reply #136 on: August 07, 2014, 05:35:37 am »
Hello, all! I am back.

I suppose most of you probably either don't remember me or never knew me in the first place, but I used to come around here quite often (well, "here" as in "the last incarnation of this site, and Lemmings Universe before that", not so much here at this specific location). I had got quite busy with college and all some years back, and had actually not even played any Lemmings game in years before I broke my leg two years back and ended up playing through the entirety of the game on a fortuitously available PSP to preserve my sanity while recovering. After that, I decided to get as many Lemmings games as possible working on my computer again, but didn't have much time to play them after I recovered.

Now I finally have more time to get back into playing Lemmings (and hopefully actually get some levels made this time around like I'd always planned). Not as much time as I would like, of course, because now I have work instead of school, but hey. Still more time than I had. Also, I'm not as burned out on forums as I was a few years back, when I mostly drifted away from all of them.

Anyhow, yeah. Slightly rambling story there. For anyone who does still remember me, I'm back. For everyone else, nice to meet you! I doubt I'll be as active around here as I was ten years ago, but I hope to at least drop in fairly frequently again from here on out, having found the place again. :D

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« Reply #137 on: August 07, 2014, 06:33:44 am »
Hi Lemika! I only got here a bit short of two years ago, so I've not met you yet, though I did see some of your posts during the time I simply read the forum prior to joining.

Nice to meet you! :thumbsup:

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« Reply #138 on: August 10, 2014, 01:02:27 am »
I'll be on my way to Ghana tomorrow where I'll stay until the end of the year. There is internet at the institute where I'm at, though for the next two weeks I'll be on the road and thus not available here.

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« Reply #139 on: August 10, 2014, 01:25:52 am »
Have a safe trip! :D

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« Reply #140 on: August 10, 2014, 04:31:55 am »
Got back home from Arizona today :)

Grand Canyon - check
Extreme heat - check (but dodged the worst of it - just before I got there it was 40°C with dust storms)
Salad bar with cantaloupe (and not banana) - check
Corndogs - check
London Bridge - nope (too far out of the way)

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« Reply #141 on: August 14, 2014, 06:21:11 pm »
I'll be in 'Frisco until the end of the month, so I won't be on the forum or IRC much at all. And then I'm doing my first full year at UBC, so it may be some time until I finally finish my forest tile set. (Yikes, I started that... four months ago?) Anyway, keep being an awesome, friendly group of people I've never met until I get back.  :D

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« Reply #142 on: August 14, 2014, 09:56:40 pm »
Take care out there, and best of luck. :thumbsup:

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« Reply #143 on: August 15, 2014, 07:30:22 pm »
well im just about to enter my senior year of high school and there two things I'll doing this weekend
1.Attending a program at the same place I was for two weeks (Earning $10)
2.Watching Pokémon world championships '14 on twitch

I just can't believe I am a senior already

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« Reply #144 on: August 15, 2014, 11:41:08 pm »
Prob Lem -- Hi! Yeah, it's been a while since I've been around here very much. Thanks for the welcome!

geoo -- Have a good trip! Sounds interesting.

Clam -- Sounds like you had a good trip, minus the extreme heat (although to my mind, at least, that's unavoidable in the southwest).

NaOH -- Good luck!

Giga -- I've always had a slightly iffy grasp of the whole junior/senior/whathaveyou thing (I think senior is the last one?), but good luck!


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« Reply #145 on: August 16, 2014, 10:41:21 am »
Welcome back to the forum Lemika

Time does tend to go by quickly, I think the older you get the faster it seems but then again that's getting into deep thinking there.

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« Reply #146 on: August 22, 2014, 08:53:52 pm »
I still have interest in Lemmings but right now I am more busy then I ever have been in my entire life. I don't like it much at all to be honest. I quite honestly would rather be a bum then work hard. Money/Independence isn't worth that much to me. I wish I could sit around and play Lemmings all day  :(

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« Reply #147 on: August 23, 2014, 02:29:00 am »
Take your time, work hard and make something. Productivity makes proud and happy.

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« Reply #148 on: September 04, 2014, 06:26:26 pm »
I'm going to be staying at my girlfriend's house out-of-town for the next week and a half, so it's likely I won't be on very much. I do have my laptop with me, so at times when she isn't home (exams and whatnot), I'll still be able to work on my projects and possibly even pop onto the forums, but yeah, expect me to be a lot less active for the next week and a half or so. Have fun guys! :)
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« Reply #149 on: September 04, 2014, 10:51:30 pm »
Take care, and have a good trip, namida. :thumbsup:

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« Reply #150 on: September 10, 2014, 10:10:10 am »
I'm moving to a new flat this weekend so will be busy for a while (basically starting now) packing, moving and setting up. I'll still be checking the forums, but don't expect much in the way of lengthy posts or forum game participation for a couple weeks :)

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« Reply #151 on: September 16, 2014, 12:31:21 pm »
I'm officially back now. :)
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« Reply #152 on: September 23, 2014, 08:29:03 pm »
I've noticed you have been quite active on the forum Namida, Welcome back. Hope your new flat is okay Clam, let us know how you get on.  :thumbsup: It was all happening in Scotland we had our independance referendum vote which was very close but the thing about it was it's got many of us talking about politics. I was so close to bumping into Alex Salmond the first minister, I was in the same centre as him. I was wondering why all the cameras were there.  ???

I'm still struggling along with my mental health issue, lets hope things do improve. I've not been too well for a long time but lets not dwell on the negatives. That ain't good. I'll need to get back into playing custom lemmings levels.

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« Reply #153 on: September 24, 2014, 07:27:04 am »
Thanks for the kind comments! The flat's going fine so far, although 'flat' is somewhat of a misnomer - it's perched on the side of a hill. It's not the easiest place to get to, but the view is worth it :)

We just had a vote here in NZ too - the general election. Our PM now has his mug on the Wikipedia front page. Lovely.

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« Reply #154 on: October 08, 2014, 01:14:38 pm »
My turn now finally to be out traveling, approximately from the 11th to the 25th, with likely sporadic and limited Internet access (plus it will likely be through a phone or tablet, so I won't be too inclined to type much--maybe a random Zendo guess here and there).

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« Reply #155 on: October 09, 2014, 10:12:29 pm »
this isn't to say I'm going away but I felt like posting.  :)
I applied for a job in my area of expertise [building/designing furniture] about 2 months ago and for some reason just now they contacted me. So I'll be getting a new job and I'll also be beginning a online college course. So Imma be fairly busy lately. Probably only enough time to deal with the lix contest and not much else.
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« Reply #156 on: October 15, 2014, 07:32:29 pm »
I'll be away for the next 5 days or so. I won't have my laptop with me so won't be able to do any work on Lemmix / NeoLemmix or my level packs, but I'll have my phone so I can access the site still.
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« Reply #157 on: January 11, 2015, 03:14:55 pm »
This week on Tuesday I have an interview coming up (and possibly a two week trial) which may hopefully lead to a permanent job. I haven't been so active on the forum within the past week or two because of potential work, and I may not be as active as I have been within the past 5 years.

Thanks everyone, and wish me best of luck!
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« Reply #158 on: January 11, 2015, 08:51:45 pm »
Best of luck, Minim! :thumbsup:

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« Reply #159 on: February 17, 2015, 08:58:41 pm »
Just as a heads up, I'm going to be away from home for about 2 weeks. As usual, I'll be able to come online / work on my stuff, but probably not as much as I usually do. In case of emergencies, all the staff members have several different outside-of-the-site contact details for me. :)
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« Reply #160 on: March 07, 2015, 08:20:14 pm »
So I decided to share a bit of the things that happened to me in the last months (WARNING: pls do not read while eating  :sick:):

Last December I noticed that I had problems with eating my food. It did not go down smoothly and I needed to chew some of it again (a bit like a cow). I thought it was not a big deal, because I had a cough and maybe some slime got in the way.
But the problems didn't go away (they got worse) and from time to time I felt some pain for ~ 10 min in my upper body. Also I needed to throw up slime from out of my esophagus (google translated that word sry english is just my 2nd language) more and more often.
So I went to a doctor and he sent me right to an Internist who made a gastric reflex (google translated that word, too) inside my esophagus, stomach and small intestine. He found out that my muscle to my stomach is tensed and my esophagus is widened, because slime and food that did not made it through gathered there (and came up again thorough my mouth more and more often).
That problem is called "Achalasie" in German (achalasia in english) and is a rare hereditary disease (my father has no problems at all).
In the time I could only eat slower and slower to the point that I must stop eating certain things. Also I must throw up slime at a regulary base now.
I made an x-ray that confirmed the problem and on this friday I had the last big check up before the operations that should fix the cause.
I had to eat nothing the whole week to clear up my esophagus. Normally the gastric reflexes are done while I am asleep but on that friday I had also to do sth else. A pressure measuring. A little hose was inserted into my nose to get in my esophagus, whlie I had to gulp water. It was very uncomfortable and while I was laying there slime comming out of my mouth (because I should only gulp on command) the doctor had problems running the program that was doing the measuring. I just thought: "Man get your program working NOW!" But after that was finished the second part could be done while I was sleeping.
Now I have 2 choices to fix to problem:
1.) Three op's with a balloon which will be inflated in the muscle to get it open more and more until it is normal again. Nearly no side effect apart from maybe some little pain. BUT a <2% chance to cause "tragic" consequences: The esophagus tears up => emergency op.
2.) Cut the muscle open and "strangulate" the stomach opening so I dont get permanent indigestion (looked that up too) . "Higher chance for Side Effects" like sewings go open again (So I need to come back again).

I choosed  1.) because the doctor makes the procedure in three "slow" sessions to make it as safe as possible and I am not likely to have more Side effects.
The first procedure is next wensday and I need to stay until thursday. The sessions after that will be 1 month apart each. 
After each session eating will become more and more normal and the throwing up slime will go away slowly.

I just wanted to share my little "medical history" to you and I am hoping to become healthy again in the near future.

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« Reply #161 on: March 07, 2015, 09:09:08 pm »
Yikes, that sounds scary IchoTolot. Good luck and take things easy.  :lix-sad:

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« Reply #162 on: March 07, 2015, 10:21:13 pm »
Ouch! That sucks. Hope it all goes well for you!
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« Reply #163 on: March 08, 2015, 01:38:23 am »
So sorry to hear that  :( .

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« Reply #164 on: March 09, 2015, 08:13:09 pm »
Ouch, that's not cool at all, IchoTolot. :( I hope that the procedures to fix the problem go well, and you're back to full health as quickly as possible!

Best of luck. :thumbsup:

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« Reply #165 on: March 12, 2015, 03:04:33 pm »
I'm back from the hospital! Everything in the first session was fine and apart from a little bit of pressure pain (which was expected) I'm also feeling alright. The next days I just can eat liquid stuff, but I already recognise that I can swallow better than before.  :)

And a big thx for your comments, too.  :lix-smile:

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« Reply #166 on: March 13, 2015, 12:26:34 am »
Glad to hear you're ok.  :) I hope you can avoid more problems in the future; that didn't sound fun.  :sick:
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« Reply #167 on: March 14, 2015, 01:46:34 am »
Just wanted to say I'm back now. :) Over the last couple of days my internet connection at home wasn't working, so I wasn't able to pay much attention to the forums; all's good again now.
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« Reply #168 on: March 14, 2015, 03:42:01 am »
Hello! I should remember about this place more! I came back here last year, and I think I was gonna transcribe the lemmings game books onto the computer. I didn't get that far though because my computer broke in September. I've got another one temporarily, though, and the one I had was fixed, but it's broken again... Oops. We'll see if I can't do it someday...

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« Reply #169 on: March 17, 2015, 09:32:48 pm »
Hey finlay long time no see

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« Reply #170 on: March 18, 2015, 03:33:15 am »
Finlay -- welcome back! Haven't seen you around for a while. Good luck with getting one of your computers working reliably again.

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« Reply #171 on: March 18, 2015, 04:57:11 am »
Speaking of haven't seen for a while - haven't seen you around for a long time either! Welcome back. :)
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« Reply #172 on: March 18, 2015, 07:16:58 pm »
Thanks! :) It's good to be back. Things got extremely busy for me in the last few months, and I wound up more or less disappearing from the face of the internet. Too much theatre all at once, had to buy a new car, there were some family issues, and a bunch of other stuff. All of that seems to have finally levelled off at this point, and I'm hoping over the summer I can finally get into finishing up all those half-started Lemmings levels I have sitting around -- but who knows. At least I have time to play games and browse forums again, and that's something!

It seems like there are a lot more level design programs and Lemmings-related projects in general going than last time I had time to investigate all that, so I intend to be taking a look around there. I'm still running Lemmings under DOSBox, since I've got so many other DOS games to emulate as well, but it may be time to finally move on from LemEdit. :D

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« Reply #173 on: March 18, 2015, 07:43:33 pm »
Thanks! :) It's good to be back. Things got extremely busy for me in the last few months, and I wound up more or less disappearing from the face of the internet. Too much theatre all at once, had to buy a new car, there were some family issues, and a bunch of other stuff. All of that seems to have finally levelled off at this point, and I'm hoping over the summer I can finally get into finishing up all those half-started Lemmings levels I have sitting around -- but who knows. At least I have time to play games and browse forums again, and that's something!

It seems like there are a lot more level design programs and Lemmings-related projects in general going than last time I had time to investigate all that, so I intend to be taking a look around there. I'm still running Lemmings under DOSBox, since I've got so many other DOS games to emulate as well, but it may be time to finally move on from LemEdit. :D
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« Reply #174 on: March 19, 2015, 03:40:37 am »
Thanks! :) It's good to be back. Things got extremely busy for me in the last few months, and I wound up more or less disappearing from the face of the internet. Too much theatre all at once, had to buy a new car, there were some family issues, and a bunch of other stuff. All of that seems to have finally levelled off at this point, and I'm hoping over the summer I can finally get into finishing up all those half-started Lemmings levels I have sitting around -- but who knows. At least I have time to play games and browse forums again, and that's something!

It seems like there are a lot more level design programs and Lemmings-related projects in general going than last time I had time to investigate all that, so I intend to be taking a look around there. I'm still running Lemmings under DOSBox, since I've got so many other DOS games to emulate as well, but it may be time to finally move on from LemEdit. :D

Wow, and I thought I was a late LemEdit holdout! :P I moved on around the time of making Lemmings Plus III's bonus pack (or Lemmings Plus III, if you count "a self-made NeoLemmix-friendly Windows remake of LemEdit" as moving on).
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« Reply #175 on: March 19, 2015, 10:22:43 am »
Wow, and I thought I was a late LemEdit holdout! :P I moved on around the time of making Lemmings Plus III's bonus pack (or Lemmings Plus III, if you count "a self-made NeoLemmix-friendly Windows remake of LemEdit" as moving on).

I didn't even get to know LemEdit  :P. My first Lemmings custom experience were Pieuw's and Lacktardo custom levels and Dodo's DoveLems on Lemmini.

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« Reply #176 on: March 19, 2015, 08:03:29 pm »
 :lix-laugh: Look what i got  :D

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« Reply #177 on: March 19, 2015, 08:08:34 pm »
:lix-laugh: Look what i got  :D

Looks nice!  :)

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« Reply #178 on: March 19, 2015, 08:11:28 pm »

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« Reply #179 on: March 20, 2015, 05:52:09 am »
:lix-laugh: Look what i got  :D
Cool!
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« Reply #180 on: March 20, 2015, 11:40:34 pm »
Wow, and I thought I was a late LemEdit holdout! :P I moved on around the time of making Lemmings Plus III's bonus pack (or Lemmings Plus III, if you count "a self-made NeoLemmix-friendly Windows remake of LemEdit" as moving on).

Heh, yeah, it has apparently been out of date for some time now. Last time I was particularly active around the forums (and level design in particular), LemEdit was still going strong and Cheapo had just come onto the scene, so I've got a lot of catching up to do. I kept using LemEdit even when I was mostly away from the forums, so that's what I've still got. Moving on should be interesting!

:lix-laugh: Look what i got  :D

Neat!

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:lix-laugh: Look what i got  :D
Cool!
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« Reply #182 on: March 30, 2015, 12:38:09 am »
After the third Lemmings contest is over, I'm probably going to take a break from Lemmings for a couple of months. I haven't been on the forums as much as before, and I don't know when I'll be back.

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« Reply #183 on: April 01, 2015, 01:10:54 am »
Every lemming run Here come the clams
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« Reply #184 on: April 01, 2015, 05:35:33 am »
I love this xD

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« Reply #185 on: April 01, 2015, 08:04:41 am »
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« Reply #186 on: April 03, 2015, 07:19:54 pm »
And that makes three
now i just need shulk

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« Reply #187 on: April 20, 2015, 09:29:40 pm »
:scared::party:

today I discovered that in May the 25 year ago made but as of yet unreleased Chips challenge 2 will FINALLY actually be released on Steam!!!! So I may just have to put everything lemmings related aside during that time (or simply slow down my lemmings related activites) whilst I play the crap out of this game :D :D :D :D :D

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« Reply #188 on: April 25, 2015, 07:41:38 pm »
ey i guess i just wanted to apologise for not really being around much anymore, there's a lot of stuff going on with my mental health / life and i just dont have the ability to play lemmings at the moment :( ♥ these new smileys though :o :lem-shocked: :lem-mindblown: :lix-cool:

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« Reply #189 on: April 26, 2015, 03:36:44 am »
No worries dude. Hope you're okay! :)
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« Reply #190 on: May 08, 2015, 10:01:31 pm »
I've been doing volunteering and it's coming up for a year since I started, it's very rewarding, I must encourage more of us to give it a go. I help out at the local hospital shop stacking all the non alcoholc drinks up in the fridge. The sugar free ones tend to go very fast. :)

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« Reply #191 on: May 10, 2015, 12:06:38 pm »
I'll be away from May 12 to May 28.  At least half of the period (maybe more) I should have Internet access, though don't expect much replies since I am no fan of typing on the mobile phone.  The main point is that I probably can't (certainly not efficiently) perform any extensive admin duties during that time.

Honestly, with work to deal with in past few weeks, I might actually have more chances to read the forum during my away period, sadly. :XD:

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« Reply #192 on: May 12, 2015, 06:11:55 pm »
I'll be away for the next few days. I'll be able to get on here via smartphone, but won't have my PC with me so I won't be as active as I normally am.
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« Reply #193 on: May 19, 2015, 09:24:43 pm »
Tomorrow will be my next visit at the hospital due to my Achalasia, but this time (if everything works as planned) I can go home the same day.
My own bed is far more comfortable than the ones at the hospital.

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« Reply #194 on: June 05, 2015, 05:31:38 pm »
Hello everyone! I'm new to the forums and registered after getting back into Lemmings.  I'll probably drop in on occasion from time to time.

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« Reply #195 on: June 06, 2015, 06:02:02 pm »
Hi Bsmith

Welcome to the forum

It's a very adictive game I feel, What lemming games have you been playing lately Bsmith? I've played through lemmings tribes recently again, a really good game in my opinion. If you get a chance why not give the family feud a try, it's been very fun playing it on the forum. :)

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« Reply #196 on: June 06, 2015, 06:16:37 pm »
Thanks for the welcome.  Recently I have been playing the original and ONML.  I want to try playing the Tribes but I have to find a copy first.  I'll give forum Family Feud a try while I'm here today.

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« Reply #197 on: June 07, 2015, 08:11:36 am »
Thanks for the welcome.  Recently I have been playing the original and ONML.  I want to try playing the Tribes but I have to find a copy first.  I'll give forum Family Feud a try while I'm here today.
For what platforms do you have them?

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« Reply #198 on: June 07, 2015, 03:01:38 pm »
Only on PC.

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« Reply #199 on: June 25, 2015, 03:46:05 pm »
Carrot, accidentally clicked "mark all as read" >.<

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« Reply #200 on: July 10, 2015, 02:11:09 pm »
I'm going to be "away" for a week or so, in the sense I usually mean when I say I'll be "away" - ie: I will have my laptop with me, and will have internet access, but won't be on as much and probably won't do much (if any) work on projects until I get back; I'll still be here enough to answer questions and run the level design contest voteoff though. :)

EDIT: Should mention, this doesn't apply until about 4AM (UTC) July 11th. I only posted this sooner since I expected to be asleep or busy for most of the time between posting this message and then.
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« Reply #201 on: July 18, 2015, 08:10:26 am »
I've arrived back today. :)
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« Reply #202 on: August 29, 2015, 03:47:12 am »
I'm off for about a week again. As with most cases, I'll still have access to the site, I just probably won't be on as often. :)
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« Reply #203 on: August 29, 2015, 04:12:21 am »
I'm moving flats in a few weeks' time. I'll still be around in the meantime, but not so active here. (Most of my activity these days is on the IRC anyway :lix-smile:)

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« Reply #204 on: August 30, 2015, 12:42:46 am »
I don't mean to pry, but why the sudden move? Didn't your new place work out? I thought I remember you moving there only a year or so ago, but I could be remembering incorrectly.
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« Reply #205 on: August 30, 2015, 06:40:39 am »
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[12:18:45]   <Clam> landlord is selling the flat
[12:18:54]   <geoo> ack
[12:19:15]   <geoo> I still have a couple of months until I have to go apartment hunting
[12:21:25]   <SimonN> reef lord is selling the rock where the clam is sitting on

I'm only moving across town and I'm still at the same job. It's not like I'm starting a new life or anything drastic like that :lix-smile:

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« Reply #206 on: September 19, 2015, 09:37:53 pm »
Hopefully the last hospital stay is comming this monday. I am crossing my fingers that I can eat 100% normally again ~ 6 days after this.

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« Reply #207 on: September 19, 2015, 10:58:28 pm »
Hopefully the last hospital stay is comming this monday. I am crossing my fingers that I can eat 100% normally again ~ 6 days after this.

oh no. I hope it goes well, and quickly, and not too painfully.
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« Reply #208 on: September 20, 2015, 02:49:53 pm »
Hoping everything goes alright with yourself Ichotolot.

I've noticed we have not heard from Prob Lem for a while hoping she is doing alright.

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« Reply #209 on: September 21, 2015, 11:37:50 am »
Ok! Everything seems to be fine! :) 
In a few days I hopefully can see the results by eating a nice steak or pizza without it keep getting stuck ;P

Ty for the nice comments again!

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« Reply #210 on: September 28, 2015, 08:25:54 am »
Flat move is complete... now I might finally have time to "finish" that level pack of mine :8()::lix-smile:

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« Reply #211 on: October 20, 2015, 07:20:20 am »
So today is exactly my 1 year anniversary here :)
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« Reply #212 on: October 20, 2015, 04:30:33 pm »
Having you around, it feels like it's been a couple weeks.

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« Reply #213 on: October 26, 2015, 02:37:03 am »
I'll likely have no internet access on PC for the next few days. I will be able to access it on mobile, so I can post / take care of site issues etc, but I won't be present as much as usual.
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« Reply #214 on: October 31, 2015, 02:04:06 am »
I'm back to normal access now. :)
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« Reply #215 on: December 16, 2015, 07:17:20 pm »
I'm off away on holiday in a few days time, and won't have internet access at the holiday house where I'm staying up til Xmas day.

Also: Xmas-ised my avatar :8():

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« Reply #216 on: December 16, 2015, 07:52:50 pm »
Enjoy your holidays!  (Will you still be in the southern hemisphere, or staying in someplace cold?)

And I'm quite tempted to take your updated avatar as a suggestion for a new smilie... *<8) 8-)

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« Reply #217 on: December 21, 2015, 08:22:18 am »
I'm at my hometown from now on until the end of the holidays, so I will be not quite as active as normal.

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« Reply #218 on: December 26, 2015, 12:51:35 pm »
I'm currently writing from my new Linux (ubuntu) Laptop :)     which I spent on ~10h yesterday trying to get it running.

Apparently the new UFEI booting system (with WIN10) blocks linux systems entirely from booting, so I needed to downgrade the BIOS version (allowing that even to happen you need to save temporary files from a failed installation and change lines in a ~500lines document ) after that ubuntu still did not boot.........more changes in the BIOS were needed so that ubuntu is trusted in the UEFI booting system.
With this taking~8hrs I found out that my wifi card isn't supported yet in the ubuntu system.
With more googling around I found this site (on the 3rd google page :P):
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2304250
and finally even the wifi card is working now :)

Today another 30min was spent on getting WINE working with NL in the right resolution.
But now it seems the basics are finally working :laugh:

Also one of these awesome Lemming plushes were under my christmas tree :) :)

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #219 on: December 26, 2015, 02:47:33 pm »
Congrats on getting stuff running. The secure restrictive BIOSes, I haven't made my mind up how to feel about them. You will find a ton of info online, so disabling temporarily or downgrading is largely a matter of time.

Wifi cards need weird proprietary drivers, this is traditional. Love how getting Lemings to run is counted with the basics, like installing a driver for some hardwar needed daily.

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #220 on: December 29, 2015, 12:15:56 pm »
I'm back from my hometown vacation again. :)

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« Reply #221 on: January 01, 2016, 09:09:27 pm »
Apparently the new UFEI booting system (with WIN10) blocks linux systems entirely from booting, so I needed to downgrade the BIOS version (allowing that even to happen you need to save temporary files from a failed installation and change lines in a ~500lines document ) after that ubuntu still did not boot.........more changes in the BIOS were needed so that ubuntu is trusted in the UEFI booting system.

Most such PCs should have an option in UEFI to disable secure boot.  While I can't 100% guarantee it's the case for your particular laptop, I strongly suspect you might have taken more steps than necessary in dealing with the boot issue. Oh well, at least you got things working eventually.

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« Reply #222 on: January 02, 2016, 01:14:23 am »
Apparently the new UFEI booting system (with WIN10) blocks linux systems entirely from booting, so I needed to downgrade the BIOS version (allowing that even to happen you need to save temporary files from a failed installation and change lines in a ~500lines document ) after that ubuntu still did not boot.........more changes in the BIOS were needed so that ubuntu is trusted in the UEFI booting system.

Most such PCs should have an option in UEFI to disable secure boot.  While I can't 100% guarantee it's the case for your particular laptop, I strongly suspect you might have taken more steps than necessary in dealing with the boot issue. Oh well, at least you got things working eventually.

Sadly disabling secure boot did not solve the problem (read about this as well), but yes I eventually got it working :P

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« Reply #223 on: March 25, 2016, 08:37:55 am »
I'm at my hometown again over the weekend. So a bit less activity :)

I "try" to start playing the contest level from my laptop, when the playing phase starts though (I simply can't wait ;P)

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« Reply #224 on: April 17, 2016, 07:03:02 pm »
Going to leave for Rome tomorrow! Or tonight, pretty much, got to get up quite early to get the bus to Düsseldorf at 5 AM :P
I'm going with my entire class (sans my best friend who has to play in a musical :\ (the musical is amazing, but it's a shame it and the Rome journey fall together)), and I'll be back in about 10 days :) (the trip is only 9 days, but when I get back, I think I'll be incredibly tired so I won't get onto lemmingsforums right away :P)

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« Reply #225 on: April 17, 2016, 07:34:37 pm »
Going to leave for Rome tomorrow! Or tonight, pretty much, got to get up quite early to get the bus to Düsseldorf at 5 AM :P
I'm going with my entire class (sans my best friend who has to play in a musical :\ (the musical is amazing, but it's a shame it and the Rome journey fall together)), and I'll be back in about 10 days :) (the trip is only 9 days, but when I get back, I think I'll be incredibly tired so I won't get onto lemmingsforums right away :P)

That sounds like a lot of fun :)

Have a great time! 8-)

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« Reply #226 on: April 26, 2016, 08:00:40 pm »
I'm back!
This has been the best experience of my life so far, I think! So many friendships strengthened and made, and so many amazing things seen!

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« Reply #227 on: June 07, 2016, 09:50:37 am »
I haven't been on chat today (and may not be for a while) because the internet connection here is being really unreliable again. With that being said, I'm still around on the site itself, so if you post / PM, I'll see it. Once the connection is working properly again I'll be back on chat too.
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« Reply #228 on: July 16, 2016, 01:56:40 pm »
My interenet is being retarded now so I can't do anything.
Hopefully will be fixed soon
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« Reply #229 on: July 16, 2016, 05:33:18 pm »
well that timing couldn't have been better, about an hour after making ^ post I fixed my issue. :thumbsup:
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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #230 on: July 21, 2016, 06:48:23 pm »
I will be in my hometown over the weekend so no videos or bigger activities over that time period.

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« Reply #231 on: August 11, 2016, 05:50:49 pm »
Lost electricity in my house for a few days. I  won't be around until it comes back
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« Reply #232 on: August 14, 2016, 08:23:31 pm »
After four days of being stuck without power in my house; and living in a hotel we finally got it back on.  From this, the extreme heat and a few other things, this has been one of the worst weekends ever.
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« Reply #233 on: August 28, 2016, 10:24:42 am »
I will be in my hometown again until probably next thursday so no videos or bigger activities over that time period.

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« Reply #234 on: August 29, 2016, 04:45:44 pm »
This week will also be busy for me, and I'm not sure when I'll have time for Lemmings again. I may have time for it once in a while, but other than that I have IRL stuff going on.



To clarify, I do have time for Lemmings, but I am trying to balance that with IRL stuff. I won't be showing as much on the forums, so if anyone needs to contact me, send me a PM. My e-mail notifications for PMs are on.
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« Reply #235 on: September 17, 2016, 04:32:56 am »
I'm sort of back, after having been extremely busy for a long time and then rebuilding my computer, although I'm still busy enough I haven't got around to getting back into level editing and stuff like I had been hoping to do a while back. Maybe in the next few months, if things keep going well, but at least I'm planning on checking in here now and again.

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« Reply #236 on: September 18, 2016, 08:01:04 pm »
Just letting everyone know that I'm taking a holiday break this upcoming week. I'm heading to the south coast for 5 days until I come back on Friday.
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« Reply #237 on: October 19, 2016, 12:10:45 am »
Hello,

I´m Nathan from Brazil, love games in general specially Mario related ones like Super Mario World.

As a hobby also made some attempts on game development, nothing so serious, just 2D pixel art based stuff (old school!).

Hope have some fun here on these forums! :thumbsup:
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« Reply #238 on: October 19, 2016, 02:55:12 am »
Welcome! :)
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« Reply #239 on: October 19, 2016, 06:03:13 pm »
Thanks namida!

Suggestions of Lemmings similar/clones games for current PC systems? I'm lacking screenshots here at the forums.
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« Reply #240 on: October 19, 2016, 06:29:57 pm »
Thanks namida!

Suggestions of Lemmings similar/clones games for current PC systems? I'm lacking screenshots here at the forums.

Well the main custom Lemmings engines here are NeoLemmix and Lix.

Both support handy things like backwards/forward framestepping for extra precision, replays and directional select.

To give you some gameplay videos:

NeoLemmix:
With commentary and live-playing:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2nSXE5pSpQ&index=10&list=PLKR1N9oJTTlKa23xOtzcGO4-6cPUwhhia
Some replay videos (made with a slightly older version which has not the recently added features like skill blueprints):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5_UaOnj2tg&index=19&list=PLKR1N9oJTTlIESPAE2425fkWjpeDl4M9s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02FuzjU3_ng&list=PLKR1N9oJTTlKL_gpsNgZfNTRvt_28AVqf&index=1

Lix:
With commentary and live-playing (again :P):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KlJISHuAF8&index=12&list=PLKR1N9oJTTlKa23xOtzcGO4-6cPUwhhia
And one playthrough video from Flopsy who started playing the Lix community pack:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsvRsp8Dg8w&index=1&list=PLXsuXbpwwJzFCPXpgesDyNhXOMhSAHS1T

The playlist has some more lix videos as well.


I am more from the NeoLemmix side here. Some links I can recommend to get started 8-):
Topic for newest versions of the player (opens NeoLemmix level packs and levels), the Editor, the Flexi Toolkit (used to make own level packs) and the Graphic Set Tool (used to make custom tilesets): http://www.lemmingsforums.net/index.php?topic=2979.0
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The Neolemmix manual (could be slightly outdated): http://www.lemmingsforums.net/index.php?topic=2414.0

And here the Lix link to get started ;):
New D-version, but without the multiplayer (coming soon) and the Old C++ version with multiplayer:
http://www.lemmingsforums.net/index.php?topic=2815.0

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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #241 on: October 19, 2016, 07:36:10 pm »
My own level pack (shameless advertising!): http://www.lemmingsforums.net/index.php?topic=2175.0

Although this is a great pack, it's also a very hard one and I wouldn't recommend it until you've played a fair bit of fanmade stuff. :P

The two packs I'd most recommend to new users, GigaLems and GeoffLems, unfortunately haven't been updated to work with the newest versions of NeoLemmix. The creator of GeoffLems is no longer active on the forums, so I might update that pack myself at some point.

Revenge of the Lemmings may be a good choice - it's an extremely large pack that covers pretty much the entire difficulty spectrum, from ultra-easy to crazy-hard. So, there's something in there for everyone. I'm not sure off-hand if it's been updated to the very newest versions of NeoLemmix either, but it has been updated to much newer versions than these other two have.
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« Reply #242 on: October 19, 2016, 08:20:57 pm »
Zemmings Vol. 1 is also a strong recommendation. It only has eight levels, but I'd say the levels are not overly hard and a lot of fun to solve. This one will also give you a taste of one of the best graphic sets designed by the creator of the pack himself!

Revenge of the Lemmings will not work on newer versions of NeoLemmix (last update for it was January 16, 2016 which was built on an older version of the Flexi Player), especially how some of the levels rely on the Cheapo gimmick which has been removed.

If you want to play the Lemmings Plus series as well (also highly recommended!), Lemmings Plus I is also a great pack for new users, it has a much fairer difficulty curve and the levels only get much harder in the last two ranks. The same applies to Lemmings Plus Omega for those who want to accustom themselves to the new NeoLemmix features such as objects and skills.
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« Reply #243 on: October 20, 2016, 01:39:42 am »
Thanks for the tips!
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« Reply #244 on: October 24, 2016, 05:54:56 am »
Of course i had to get an abscess tooth, If i go completely absent for a bit, Im getting this taken care of....wish me luck

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« Reply #245 on: October 24, 2016, 06:24:05 am »
Ouch! A tooth abscess is not nice at all. Not only you get continuous pain but a high temperature too. Hope you have a speedy recovery...
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« Reply #246 on: October 24, 2016, 03:43:27 pm »
I'm sorry to hear that, GigaLem. I hope you get well soon!
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« Reply #247 on: October 24, 2016, 08:46:01 pm »
I will be away for at least a week due to a hospital stay in hamburg, that hopefully fixes my eating problems!

I try to get wifi access there though for university stuff I need to settle and maybe give a little update to this here as well, but I cannot promise that! ;P

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« Reply #248 on: October 24, 2016, 09:13:59 pm »
I remember you mentioning about your eating problems back here. Take it easy during your week off. Hope you don't get too bored in hospital! Hoping for the best possible outcome.
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« Reply #249 on: October 24, 2016, 09:58:04 pm »
Get well soon, Icho! Hope your hospital stay goes very well and that your problems become less severe. Keep us updated.
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« Reply #250 on: October 24, 2016, 10:18:33 pm »
get well Giga; tooth problems are annoying and bad :sick:

and the best for you too Icho; I hope you get cured. I don't want to imagine you're sufferings. :sick:
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« Reply #251 on: October 28, 2016, 04:48:58 pm »
Little update out of the hospital: The operation went well and I am currently recovering.
I can also feel that liquids are getting waaay better down now! Hope that will be true for regular food as well!

Also scribbled a blueprint of a new level down on a college block I brought with me ;)

When everything goes well over the weekend I could be home again on Monday evening (german timezone)!

Sadly that means I will miss Arty's stream on saturday :(     But I hope I will be there for the next one!

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« Reply #252 on: October 28, 2016, 06:01:41 pm »
That's really great to hear, Icho! I'm glad to hear that things went super-well at the hospital! :thumbsup:
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« Reply #253 on: October 28, 2016, 10:22:14 pm »
I'm so happy you're feeling better Icho! Don't worry, Youtube should automatically upload the stream to my channel afterwards.
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« Reply #254 on: October 31, 2016, 05:09:56 pm »
Back again!  + I think my eating problem should be gone!

Still need to go slow with it so no pizza, meat and stuff right now :P, but I will get to that next week or so. :laugh:

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« Reply #255 on: October 31, 2016, 05:57:37 pm »
Welcome back, Icho! I'm glad the operation went well!

As you said, take it slow and give yourself time after the operation. :)
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« Reply #256 on: October 31, 2016, 07:34:36 pm »
I'll be traveling from Nov 1 to Nov 17.  I expect at least limited Internet access most of the time, but it'll mostly be on a phone.  Given how relatively inactive I have been lately, I might not even have bothered to announce this, except since I'm admin I need to make sure no one is planning on leaving me as the sole executor of admin duties during this time period. ;)

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« Reply #257 on: November 02, 2016, 03:01:26 pm »
I'm away on a trip to Dundee, Scotland with my fiacee from 3rd-6th November.

I'm going to be visiting the original DMA offices and the Lemmings statues in Dundee. I'll be sure to take plenty of pictures and get some videos.
Going to Glamis Castle and visiting Edinburgh as well :thumbsup:

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« Reply #258 on: November 02, 2016, 03:08:58 pm »
That's really awesome, Flopsy! Let us all know how it goes! It really must be an exciting trip for you guys :thumbsup: !

That's also really awesome how you're visitng the DMA offices like Prob Lem did during her trip!
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« Reply #259 on: November 02, 2016, 11:53:58 pm »
It always seems to rain here in Scotland as they say well hoping you will have some nice weather when you go there flopsy.

Oh I remember Prob lem getting a few pictures of the lemming statues. The statues look quite cool. :)


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« Reply #260 on: November 03, 2016, 05:15:10 pm »
I'll be sure to make a new topic about the trip to the Lemmings statues/old DMA Office.

I would have replied to Prob Lem's topic but a forum message said that I should make a new topic instead, eventhough they are pretty much about the same thing.
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« Reply #261 on: November 03, 2016, 06:00:37 pm »
I think creating a new topic is a good idea. After all, this is about your experiences in Scotland, not Prob Lem's. :)
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« Reply #262 on: November 03, 2016, 09:29:41 pm »
@Flopsy; be sure to try a pretzel there and tell me what it's like. Because several years ago friends of my family from Sctoland was visiting us here in U.S. and she got a pretzel (can't remember if it was hard or soft...) and she was shocked and confused by the pretzel saying "what is this? This is a pretzel?" And for some reason I don't remember I never got to ask her what exactly pretzels are "supposed" to look like. Or maybe she told me but I forget.
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« Reply #263 on: November 05, 2016, 06:13:33 pm »
I just got back from England, went to visit relatives.  Been in Canada 23 years now.  I'ts crazy that it doesnt feel that long.

Heres a picture of me in my favorite sweet shop in my hometown.   So glad its still there.  I loaded up on stuff to take back to Canada hehe

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« Reply #264 on: November 09, 2016, 07:31:43 am »
Computer crashed 3 times in one day, made a B line to Backup everything i had
I think its life is just about through, I hope i can get a new computer soon
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« Reply #265 on: November 09, 2016, 08:45:59 pm »
I'll be on vacation from Nov 11 until Dec 7th, so namida will have to run the admin show on his own next week (which he's basically been doing for the past year(s) anyway). I'll probably only have sporadic internet access, and don't plan to check the forums or IRC.

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« Reply #266 on: November 13, 2016, 07:50:34 am »
So I just found out, Round 1 is finally hitting Utah

Finally i'll get to play DDR A, won't be until 2017

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« Reply #267 on: November 13, 2016, 10:03:44 am »
You may already heard that I have some internet problems at my place currently :(     (writing this at the university)

Now I know the cause: The internet company did not properly recognise my roommate's payment! That's also why everything is blinking green and connecting as normal here! Just the internet is blocked. The company already apologised and if we are lucky it's back online 0:01am (German timezone) on Tuesday, if we are unlucky 0:01am (German timezone) on Thursday, as they sadly only start to work on it on Monday. :devil: Also we get ~2€ off onto the next payment.

When it's back up I will try to double my video output on Youtube for a few days to slowly catch up to the status quo. Also then I will try to convert Simon's and my stream to flv + upload it when it's ready.

So no big activity from me until it's back up, only some checks from the university's pc.

RANT: I hate the incompetence of internet providers here in Germany!!! :devil:  The cable network in Germany is behind the likes in Romania and the service can be utter crap sometimes most of the time!! :devil:

At least I can build some levels and record the game I want to Let's play after Tiberium Dawn. Yes I finished recording that already and as I have nothing to do besides university stuff now I can/want to pre-produce even more ;P

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« Reply #268 on: November 13, 2016, 09:15:02 pm »

RANT: I hate the incompetence of internet providers here in Germany!!! :devil:  The cable network in Germany is behind the likes in Romania and the service can be utter crap sometimes most of the time!! :devil:


I guess icho knows how i felt towards Comcast

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« Reply #269 on: November 15, 2016, 07:18:38 am »
What is it with ISPs being all around awful companies?

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« Reply #270 on: November 16, 2016, 04:13:13 pm »
I'm gonna be away from the forums for a while, not sure when I'll come back. Feel free to PM me while I'm away.
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« Reply #271 on: November 17, 2016, 12:01:36 pm »
Finally I am back! I hate internet companies! :devil:

And for Giga's feelings towards comcast:

"Ohhh that's sad you have a problem with your cable?  Please stay ready in November for our techician from 10-18.  Wait you need to work...that's sad maybe you can switch to another cable company? Oh wait we are the only one avialable in this region....ohhh then you have to deal with our times.......ohhhhh"

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« Reply #272 on: December 08, 2016, 02:26:15 am »
my dad's been in and out of a hospital for a while now so things have been really hectic. I'm not going to be around as much as I have been, but I will still attend to the contest as best I can.

After this; things may get even more hectic for a little while as I may or may not be moving soon, can't say yet but in any case I probably won't get around to any of the projects I had been working on any time soon. However considering Mobius' law [Planned events tend to never come to fruition and events tend to happen without notice] none of this may matter.
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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #273 on: December 16, 2016, 01:36:46 am »
I'll be a lot less active than usual, both in relation to the forums and to gameplay / development, from tomorrow onwards, until the 28th or so; especially from the 19th to the 23rd (during which I might not be on at all). In case of emergency, it's best to contact another admin during this time - if it's something only I can sort out, they have details on how to contact me outside of the site.

I'll be my usual level of activity for the rest of today, though.
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« Reply #274 on: December 21, 2016, 08:07:13 am »
2016 has been the worse, what cause me to snap....
.....Is the death of my brother, Christmas is postponed for me and I have to wait longer for my mic...
Expect my Holiday Level pack on new years

:'( I want 2016 to end already

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« Reply #275 on: December 22, 2016, 01:08:09 am »
oh my god, so sorry to hear! Was it sudden or expected?
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« Reply #276 on: December 22, 2016, 04:26:38 am »
My prayers go out to you and your family GigaLem. I'm so sorry for your loss. :'(
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« Reply #277 on: December 23, 2016, 07:54:15 am »
I am at my hometown over Christmas again :)

So expect less activity and a short upload pause on Youtube!

Also best wishes to Giga that the future will get brighter again :(

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« Reply #278 on: December 23, 2016, 11:49:10 am »
Ouch, that's really awful. :( Hope you're doing alright dude!

By the way, I have access via PC again now, though I'll still be less active than usual for the next few days.
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« Reply #279 on: December 25, 2016, 04:47:22 pm »
The holiday has been bittersweet

I lost my brother, and tears wear had and im gonna head to a funeral soon

however, i've had a better Christmas this year

A new mic (A blue yeti)
More Amiibo (Im a sucker for those :P)
Pokemon Sun (Since I have moon, I recommend it)
and believe it or not, A build-a-bear Sonic

Maybe this will give me hope for 2017 (Trump not withstanding)

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« Reply #280 on: December 29, 2016, 11:35:46 am »
I'm completely back now. :)
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« Reply #281 on: January 19, 2017, 01:25:20 am »
As some on here may already know, my laptop broke about 2 weeks ago now and I've been trying to make do with the broken screen for a bit.

Sadly it meant I could not design any new SEB Lems levels so I've lost nearly half a month to this breakage.
My laptop went in for repair on Monday and now it's been confirmed it won't be fixed until next Monday.

Having to organise things on my phone's internet at the moment and I have no access to any SEB Lems content or Neo Lemmix for that matter!

I'm sure my absence from the IRC has been noticed and I hope to be back soon. If anyone needs to get a hold of me, it's best to PM me at the moment although I won't be much use until my laptop is back.

Just thought I'd drop a post to let everyone know that I haven't dropped off the face of the Earth :thumbsup:
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« Reply #282 on: January 19, 2017, 01:33:26 am »
you mentioned this on IRC but I forgot about it. I hope you don't have to pay an arm and a leg for that.
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« Reply #283 on: January 26, 2017, 11:39:41 am »
My laptop is still not fixed sadly, hopefully it won't be much longer.
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« Reply #284 on: January 27, 2017, 12:46:43 pm »
To those who saw me in the IRC earlier and thought I was back, well when I restarted my laptop I got the black screen of death on Windows 8.1 (not my month at the moment!)

Currently trying to restore my laptop but it will take hours and possibly days.

Rest assured SEB Lems is backed up and safe :thumbsup:
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« Reply #285 on: February 17, 2017, 01:05:56 am »
I'll be less active than usual for the next few days. I should be back to normal on Wednesday.
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« Reply #286 on: March 01, 2017, 04:59:40 am »
I'll be very busy again starting tomorrow until mid-April, so I won't be able to go on the forums or do anything Lemmings-related. I also won't be able to answer any PMs during that time.
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« Reply #287 on: March 03, 2017, 03:33:24 am »
As you might be able to tell by my profile, I am going on spring break to Florida! Time to visit Epcot and catch up with my family. My forum presence and Youtube channel may go on hiatus for a bit.
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« Reply #288 on: March 31, 2017, 12:00:11 am »
I'm just going through some fatigue and a break.
During this break I've decided to on my own time replay more pokemon (Pacifically Nuzlocke Pokemon White)
I've also revisited freedom planet on hard mode and because of how rusty I am, I'm getting my ass wooped. (Pardon my french)

As for Neolemmix stuff, I've taken a break from level maken to focus on tileset updating, but i'm also pacing myself from updating Sky battalion, Not only did I discovered beta tiles from the stage exist, but also recently a friend of mine (A different one who goes by kreg) his mother is in the hopital at the time of this post and i wish her speedy recovery. I'm really worried for both her and Kreg.

That and because of how long the next stable release is taking (Seriously how much longer? It's killing me) its been a bit trivial to make levels at the cost of having to fix something that could possibly make em well unsolvable (That's most updates goes) but even still, while I can get the experimental versions of the next update, I'm afraid of encountering some major game breaking bug, and that makes it not as approachable as it looks.

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« Reply #289 on: April 14, 2017, 09:12:15 am »
I'll be away over the weekend so there will be way less activity in that time period for me.

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« Reply #290 on: April 29, 2017, 09:18:23 am »
Again:

I'll be away over the weekend so there will be way less activity in that time period for me.

;P


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« Reply #291 on: May 07, 2017, 03:42:26 am »
Just an old face passing through... while adding to my vintage computer collection, I played some Lemmings ports and I got the crazy idea to branch off into an actual Lemmings ports collection.  It brought this forum to mind, so thought I'd see how it's all going.  Looks like the community is still doing well. :)

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« Reply #292 on: May 07, 2017, 04:29:29 am »
Holy cow, It's been a long time since you spoke here, Its nice to see you again and that you're still around

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« Reply #293 on: May 31, 2017, 04:20:07 pm »
I'll be away for a few days starting from tomorrow. I'll be back on the 5th (UTC).

Undecided yet if I'm going to take my PC with me. Even if I do, expect me to be fairly inactive (possibly also meaning I might not update the current contest voteoff until I get back).
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« Reply #294 on: July 19, 2017, 11:39:06 am »
Successfully passed my oral exam today! :laugh:

Now I will finally have time to continue testing SEB Lems and take a look at Giga's Demo as well (after a day of breathing ;P).

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« Reply #295 on: July 20, 2017, 01:10:13 am »
Successfully passed my oral exam today! :laugh:

Now I will finally have time to continue testing SEB Lems and take a look at Giga's Demo as well (after a day of breathing ;P).

I should have v2.0 coming up soon so I suggest you hold off on my demo until its available
2.0 will fix a couple of unsolvable levels

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« Reply #296 on: July 20, 2017, 08:23:09 pm »
Going to France for a cousin's wedding. Back late Monday night (or Tuesday morning, if you want to be technically accurate).

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« Reply #297 on: July 26, 2017, 07:46:58 pm »
Animiral (right) is visiting me for a couple days. He broght me the awesome Lemmings mug from a nerdy store in Vienna! On the left is Icho, center is me.



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« Reply #298 on: July 26, 2017, 09:04:46 pm »
Not gonna lie Icho looks like LGR
also y'all are looking smug >u>

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« Reply #299 on: July 27, 2017, 08:25:56 am »
Not gonna lie Icho looks like LGR
also y'all are looking smug >u>

Who is LGR? Now I am curious ;) Not familiar with these initials or I forgot who belongs to them :P

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« Reply #300 on: July 27, 2017, 09:09:56 pm »
If I may be so bold; I think you look better with the beard ;)
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« Reply #301 on: July 28, 2017, 12:55:17 am »
It's always fun (and a little weird) to see Let's Players faces after hearing nothing but their voice for a long time. Simon looks a little like Abed from Community to me. :)
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« Reply #302 on: July 28, 2017, 04:17:49 am »
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« Reply #303 on: July 28, 2017, 08:21:16 pm »
I think I know Lazy games reviewers favourite video game which is my favourite game as well. I admit lemmings used to be number one but it was hard deciding what is my favourite video game of all time. Lemmings is still in second place with myself.

Ichotolot looks like myself, maybe except for his hair. :)

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« Reply #304 on: July 28, 2017, 09:10:14 pm »
If I may be so bold; I think you look better with the beard ;)

The beard/no beard decision is made for me because of these 2 points:

1.) It itches at a ceratin level of growth and I hate itchy parts. If it's grows to that point --- away it goes!
2.) If it grows long, I need to take extra care of it.  I want my facial hair short and easy to be taken care of (also decent looking ;P). If the barber asks how I want my hair 1 word is enough: Short!

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« Reply #305 on: August 04, 2017, 12:37:52 am »
^ I have to totally agree with your philosophy :D



I'm still around and you can ask me questions but my interest in Lemmings has waned quite a bit in the past months/year. I probably won't be working on making anything anytime soon, I may play occasionally.

I made a resolution to myself that I will stop offering to test people's packs. This is not because I don't care or don't want to; I don't have the time/dedication to do this effectively yet I keep promising to test then fail to offer much help. I will play/test occasionally when I have time and feel like it, but I must stop making promises I can't keep.

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A couple of weeks ago I started to develop this weird pain then noticed something alarming; I went to a doctor and got some antibiotics but he wasn't sure what was going on, so I'm not out of the woods yet. It comes and goes so it's difficult to tell if it's getting better or not yet. I'm just worried in the back of my mind that it's something serious.
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« Reply #306 on: August 26, 2017, 07:18:28 pm »
Power surge killed my router yesterday so I couldn't do progress on anything XnX
but I should be back now :thumbsup:

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« Reply #307 on: August 26, 2017, 10:10:58 pm »
I'll be at my hometown from 27th to 1st. So less activity in that time period. :)

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« Reply #308 on: October 01, 2017, 10:22:51 am »
Having severe PC problems at the moment. This will hopefully be over soon when I get a new machine and put my old lady of 9 years here to rest. ;P

Ability to do anything is stongly limited atm. Recording videos impossible. Will watch feedback only of my own  levels at the current contest and record my solving of the other levels when I get the new machine set up.

As I am not able to record atm, the YT activity will of course be affected as well.

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« Reply #309 on: October 11, 2017, 09:49:35 pm »
Something horrible has happened sadly.

I'll not be on the forums or IRC for a bit :(
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« Reply #310 on: October 11, 2017, 10:59:25 pm »
I don't know what happened, but you have my sympathy Flopsy. :'(
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« Reply #311 on: October 12, 2017, 01:10:28 am »
Mine too. I hope you're okay man.
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« Reply #312 on: October 12, 2017, 01:24:17 am »
Mine as well. Sorry to hear what happened. We're all here for you, Flopsy.
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« Reply #313 on: October 12, 2017, 01:32:55 am »
Sorry to hear about that... You have my sympathies too.

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« Reply #314 on: October 12, 2017, 09:49:20 am »
Something horrible has happened sadly.

I'll not be on the forums or IRC for a bit :(

I also don't know what's going on here, but I hope you and Lucia are alright and things will work out just fine for you.

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« Reply #315 on: October 12, 2017, 09:55:19 am »
Hang in there Flopsy.

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« Reply #316 on: October 12, 2017, 02:50:42 pm »
My prayers go out to you Flopsy. I hope everything is okay :(. We are all here to support you.

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« Reply #317 on: October 12, 2017, 09:06:23 pm »
Hope you are okay Flopsy.

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« Reply #318 on: October 12, 2017, 09:52:31 pm »
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« Reply #319 on: October 12, 2017, 10:07:09 pm »
I wish for the Best for you flopsy, I want you to pull through. I've gone through tough things before

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« Reply #320 on: October 15, 2017, 10:43:31 am »
Thanks for your kind messages everyone. Sorry to keep you in the dark about what had happened

Unfortunately Lucia's mum was diagnosed with terminal cancer, needless to say Lucia is in pieces. I didn't say what had happened at the time in case she didn't want me to say what had happened but she's fine with it.

Lucia is also thankful that you played her level (Alice in Wonderland) in the part 7 SEB Lems video Arty, it cheered her up a lot :)

It's been a rough few days for us both and sadly it's not going to get much better anytime soon :(
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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #321 on: October 15, 2017, 12:41:21 pm »
I'm really sorry to hear that. :(

I am glad my videos have brought Lucia some joy. That truly is the greatest validation I can get from making videos. Please give Lucia a hug for me.
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« Reply #322 on: October 15, 2017, 02:01:54 pm »
Very sorry to hear about that Flopsy...
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« Reply #323 on: October 15, 2017, 04:28:49 pm »
That's terrible Flopsy :(. You and Lucia have my deepest sympathies and prayers.

*Hugs for both of you*

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« Reply #324 on: October 15, 2017, 07:48:13 pm »
I'm sorry to hear about this too... I look forward to a day when death will be a thing of the past. Until then, you have my best wishes.

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« Reply #325 on: October 16, 2017, 02:50:24 pm »
I am deeply sorry and sad to hear that as well, Flopsy and Lucia. That must be very hard for both of you. :( As I said before, we are always here for you guys. You both have my prayers as well. Stay strong.
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Re: General Comings and Goings
« Reply #326 on: October 18, 2017, 08:06:58 pm »
Off topic for a bit, I'll be at Anime Banzai this coming weekend, so progress will be slow, I'll try to get one more level done for my project and then send a new beta to Wafflem.
Things shall resume next week :)

and Flopsy, I'm deeply sorry to hear what happened, knowing that death of a family member is close by is scare. What's worse is that if a family member has died already, as of Oct 20th, its been 10 months since the passing of my Brother :(

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« Reply #327 on: October 26, 2017, 11:30:47 pm »

didn't know where else to post this but can someone immortalize the moment we reach 66666 posts?

Edit:this is post #66666 how fitting
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« Reply #328 on: October 30, 2017, 04:41:50 pm »
I'm still going to be around on the forums, but I wasn't sure where else to announce this: after I stream GigaLem's Millas demo at an unspecified date (GigaLem will let me know a good time that he can watch me stream), I will take a break from streaming for a while until further notice.

Also, I will not do any other streams before GigaLem's pack.
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« Reply #329 on: November 13, 2017, 08:05:43 pm »
Remember when I said I've been dealing with family issues?

IT GOT WORSE! :(

now my brothers are arguing and they get their hides put in jail if they don't stop, I really don't need this stress. :'(

Aside from the constant "Cull every single d*mn thing because I want to make updating frickin KAIZO" threads and what I mentioned above, I feel like I could get a heart attack from this.

All I can tell you is with they way life's been treating me, Pardon my Kalos region but I'm flipping it the bird right now.

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« Reply #330 on: November 13, 2017, 08:28:37 pm »
I'm so sorry to hear that it's getting worst GigaLem :(

Unfortunately there is nothing I can do to make it better but all I can offer are my sympathies and support. We are here for you and if you ever just want to talk about it then don't be afraid to... I know that sometimes just talking to others about it is really helpful.

I hope everything gets better!

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« Reply #331 on: November 13, 2017, 08:44:49 pm »
(hugs for GigaLem)

I'm truly sorry about what's happening to you Giga. :'(

Like Nessy said, we are here for you if you need to talk. I wish there was more I could do.
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« Reply #332 on: November 14, 2017, 02:10:03 pm »
That sounds terrible, GigaLem. :( I can only hope evertyhing eventually gets better for you, so hang in there.

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« Reply #333 on: November 14, 2017, 04:14:51 pm »
I'm sorry to hear that as well, GigaLem :( :( :( That indeed sounds super-difficult. I understand that feeling of stress of adjusting to unexpected things that you don't want, and the difficulty associated with that. Thanks for sharing these concerns with us. I agree with Nessy, talking about these things instead of bottling them up is a great first step to dealing with your situation. I hope things gets better, GigaLem.
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« Reply #334 on: December 21, 2017, 08:40:12 am »
I wish a good and healthy end and start of the year to everybody and the people that are dear to you.

I won't be away over the end of the year but I assume many will.
From February on next year I won't be probably that active anymore since I really have to take on real life.
I'm actually afraid if I can make it but I have to try it.