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Forum: Café Archives Mar 28 2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,396
Posted By Danel
Still Around

Sorry for my inactivity here, but I have been totaly absorbed by Mt. Redoubt, Alaska.

Vulcanology is one of my hobbies, and Redoubt has been keeping me distracted from other things.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 4 2009, 01:29 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 107,128
Posted By Danel
Re: Your Pern Movie Cast

Here are a few of my choices

R'mart - James Earl Jones
Menoly - Hayden Panettiere
Lessa - Miranda Cosgrove
F'lar - David Wenham
F'nor - Sean Bean
Manora - Cate Blanchett
Sebel - Chris Pine...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 23 2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 15,712
Posted By Danel
Re: Is Ruth a run... er, rat-dragon?

I'd have to chime in that if ruth was missing genetilia, that would of been noted by dragonriders almost immediately. He was a he.

My feelings on his sexuality, I don't think it's an absence of...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 23 2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,159
Posted By Danel
Re: Pernese wise words...

Ok here are some invented ones.

Some things are as tangled as thread in a wind storm.
Feed a firelizard and it's a friend for life. Feed a lazy person and they are lazy for life.
Oh, go play...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 23 2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,929
Posted By Danel
Re: If you had to live the life of one of the characters....

Hmmm tough choices. Sebel would be my first pick. Also Piemiur, Benelek or Lytol.
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 20 2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,464
Posted By Danel
Re: A Touch of Electricity

Is that a fantasy version of a Tesla Coil? :) Nice Artwork!
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 20 2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,480
Posted By Danel
Re: Timing Paradox Question

I always had a problem with the Time Trips to the future myself. Mainly the problem there, is that the future is not pre-determined. So if your were to travel forward in time, then you either, 1. ...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jan 19 2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 979
Posted By Danel
Re: which button should I push

Wow, I'm the only one that pushed just the red button. . . I guess never give me a job in the White House eh? LOL
Forum: Where in the World? Jan 19 2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,258
Posted By Danel
Re: Where in the World #204

Camp Gunnison Ranch Hourse, in Gunnison Colorado?
Forum: Science of Pern Jan 17 2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,465
Posted By Danel
Re: On the Genesis of Species

I think it comes as a package deal now with version 3. It sould be able to live on the same machine as MS Office. I have both on one machine at work and no issues with it.

I think there are...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 17 2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,177
Posted By Danel
Re: A Stranger in the Weyr

Thanks for the feedback so far, Posting a link a revised version.

K'mal was fleshed out as a character, so he wasn't just a plot device. Corrected some grammar issues, and added a little into the...
Forum: Science of Pern Jan 17 2009, 12:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,465
Posted By Danel
Re: On the Genesis of Species

You might want to consider Open Office 3.0, It's a free office like application that includes a full database component. It should be able to import your access tables directly, or indiractely with...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 15 2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,480
Posted By Danel
Re: Timing Paradox Question

Time Paradox's are fun animals so to speak, and are usually a Paradox because some action that took place in the past, effected the present so the event that caused the person to go back in the past,...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 15 2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,794
Posted By Danel
Question: What is a Pern 'Flutterby'?

I've always assumed by it's name, it was a flying insect of some kind possibly similar in nature to a butterfly.

But does anyone know what it actually is?

Thats probably the one unanswered...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 14 2009, 02:31 AM
Replies: 3,570
Views: 223,275
Posted By Danel
Re: Say Hello and Be Welcomed to the Library Café on MoM!

Spacedog, welcome aboard. Do you happen to troll at the Badastronomy forums too?
Forum: Science of Pern Jan 13 2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,465
Posted By Danel
Re: On the Genisis of Species

I was meaning that I missed that in DD it was said that DNA was close.

And that Close DNA sort of implies a Pansermia consept.

Sorry for the misunderstanging there.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 12 2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,895
Posted By Danel
Re: A question about Robinton

ElectricDream,

I'm completely in agreement with your Summation as well, including your choice of song.

Nightwish RULES!
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 12 2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 35,396
Posted By Danel
Re: Should Todd's books be considered canon?

I have to side with EmeraldRose, I think that is where Todd is going with his series. He's developed a situation where there is a mix of Pern concepts and Terran concepts, and then a plague occurs...
Forum: Science of Pern Jan 12 2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,465
Posted By Danel
Re: On the Genisis of Species

I must of missed that comment totaly, but I only read that book once.

DNA being very close on two entirely seperate planets, would definately support any kind of Panspermia seeding of both the...
Forum: Café Archives Jan 11 2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,688
Posted By Danel
Re: Goodbye

Hope you get a new Comp soon and return!
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jan 11 2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,226
Posted By Danel
Re: David & Leigh Eddings

I'm a Major Eddings fan. I enjoyed both the Elenium/Tamuli and the Belgariad/Mallorean series with equal measure. However even back then I found some simulatiries with the characters. Most notable...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 11 2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,159
Posted By Danel
Re: Pernese wise words...

Smelled worse then a trundlebugs stink.
A slow as a burden beast in the yoke.
Only a dimglow forgets to check his straps.
Went between too much in the egg.
Lets see which way the shell cracks....
Forum: Where in the World? Jan 11 2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,801
Posted By Danel
Re: Where in the World 201

Someplace in Tibet?
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 11 2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 43,321
Posted By Danel
Re: Pernese versus Terran terms

I can't remeber where I read this one, but "A few eggs short of a full clutch" which would corralate to "A few cards short of a full deck".

I honestly can't place what it was I read that in though.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 11 2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,014
Posted By Danel
Re: Do firelizards age?

It's hard to say what Anne intended for an age of Dragons and Firelizzards.

I suspect it's similar to small vs large breeds of the same animals. The Smaller can usualy live sometime twice as long...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 11 2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 31,863
Posted By Danel
Re: Kylara, a Bad girl or just misunderstood?

Well it's not just the shelfishness part I was talking about. Its that Kylara, even from the get go, had two bad little happits. She would neglect her duties, dragon, and people for the sake of of...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 11 2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,372
Posted By Danel
Re: Craftseconds

Somethings like that in MHoP might not be retcon.

I picking up a book called the Riven Codex by David Eddings. It was a published collection of all his notes he wrote his sotries based from.

I...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jan 11 2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 14,238
Views: 447,878
Posted By Danel
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jan 11 2009, 12:24 AM
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Views: 297,787
Posted By Danel
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jan 9 2009, 10:59 PM
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Views: 447,878
Posted By Danel
Re: Word Association

Pizza and Beer
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jan 9 2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5,954
Views: 215,875
Posted By Danel
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jan 9 2009, 10:47 PM
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Views: 297,787
Posted By Danel
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 9 2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,177
Posted By Danel
A Stranger in the Weyr

Posting a link to a peice of Pern Fan Fiction I wrote a while ago.

It proably still needs some polish, but hope you'll enjoy it as it is.

*Edit, Old Versions Link removed*
Forum: Science of Pern Jan 9 2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,465
Posted By Danel
On the Genesis of Species

Ok so I'm going to wax scientific again. I can't resist it.

One things that always interested me about Pern, is that it technically has an ecosystem that is a merger of three totally separate...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jan 9 2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 979
Posted By Danel
Re: which button should I push

I voted for red, just to be dangerous and contrary:evil:
Forum: Café Archives Jan 9 2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,856
Posted By Danel
Re: Christmas Miracle

There are two terms I've found found for Wright's Disease.

One is an old term for Type 1a Diabeties that is no longer used, now they know it is Diabeties.

The Liver condition mentioned here has...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Jan 9 2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,160
Posted By Danel
Re: Any real talents in here?

My talents are mundane, Pun's, Music, Logic, and Abstract Designs are my fortays.

As too Talents as disscussed here, I'll reserve any opions on them untill someone devises some sound scientific...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 9 2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 62,691
Posted By Danel
Re: Well. they are making the movie.

Anareth,

I think you have hit the nail with the hammer right on. About the only book that is good movie material as it sits, would be Moretta (with parts of Nerillka included).

I think if they...
Forum: Crystal Singer and Brainships Jan 9 2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,460
Posted By Danel
Re: BB and Pern

I've alwasy felt it could very well be the same Universe, but that PERN Crossovers wouldn't ever happen as the planet was Interdicted by the FSP when the few that ran after the first thread fall,...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 8 2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,063
Posted By Danel
Re: Moving Forward: Pern Movie Suggestions

My suggestions would be in the realm of sound tracks.

Lessa's Impression - Blackmore's Night, Rainbow Eyes (its a song that might have been inspired by Pern Gold Dragons! And Cool!)
Ballad of...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 6 2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 31,863
Posted By Danel
Re: Kylara, a Bad girl or just misunderstood?

Thinking you are entitled to something you have not bothered to earn on your own...is evil! IMHO at least.

*says the person that enjoys playing a ummm... procurement specialist on certain RPG's*...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 4 2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,570
Views: 223,275
Posted By Danel
Re: Say Hello and Be Welcomed to the Library Café on MoM!

I got tired of living life as a termite! Had far to much fiber in my diet.:tilt:

Actually it was those darn science of pern forums. I'm a sucker for science, even if it's fictiony science.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 3 2009, 01:33 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 31,863
Posted By Danel
Re: Kylara, a Bad girl or just misunderstood?

I hate to step out of the Volcano, and into the Lava dome on this one but dragonrider tradition as stated many times in the books, is there is no such thing as infidelity in the Weyr. Although...
Forum: Science of Pern Jan 1 2009, 02:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,495
Posted By Danel
Re: Anatomy of a Skybroom

Ginny,

I was thinking the Braiding/Twisting intertwining of the trunks and branches would account for enough flexibility.

A solid 12 gage copper wire does not bend very easily, and infarct...
Forum: Science of Pern Jan 1 2009, 02:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,495
Posted By Danel
Re: Anatomy of a Skybroom

ghost8772

Well i'm no botonist, but I have explaination for your questions too!

A Leaf bring in nutrients from the inner most center wood of its twig, which continues down to the inner most...
Forum: Science of Pern Dec 31 2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,495
Posted By Danel
Re: Anatomy of a Skybroom

I went with a tough nut/seed, as shoots and roots close to the ground would be very vulnerable to thread.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 31 2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,372
Posted By Danel
Re: Craftseconds

Wasn't Lytol the Weaverhall Craftsecond before he took over Ruatha? I think that rank was mentioned in one of the books conologically after or concurrent with The White Dragon.
Forum: Science of Pern Dec 31 2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,244
Posted By Danel
Re: A question ...

Well, from what I know, objects on a hyperbolic orbit that take them from the Kruiper belt or Oort cloud close to a star, have the most speed as they aproach the point of orbit closest to the star.
...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 30 2008, 11:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,116
Posted By Danel
Re: Wax on Pern

Done! I posted it in the Science of Pern Sub-Forum.
Forum: Science of Pern Dec 30 2008, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,495
Posted By Danel
Re: Anatomy of a Skybroom

Anatomy of a Skybroom

The Skybroom tree is one of Pern's most interesting plant species, and if Avias accounts are correct, a native species to Pern that was not genetically altered by the...
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