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Forum: The Library Café Feb 20 2018, 04:23 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Whoa, how time flies. I hope she'll be happy there.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 18 2018, 03:21 PM
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Posted By Hans
Re: Pern Lives on

No, the idea and manuscript never circulated as far as I know. Ten years ago Anne talked about the manuscript with some fans.
All I will say about it is that it brought Terra and Pern in contact...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 18 2018, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

The house of the owner is being renovated. The MoM server resides there so we could experience difficulties now and then as maybe power goes off and other things. We'll just have to bear with it and...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 18 2018, 03:15 PM
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Posted By Hans
Forum: The Library Café Feb 17 2018, 05:03 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: Pratchett the plagarist

Wyrmberg is the "Dragon Home" featured in The Colour of Magic (https://wiki.lspace.org/mediawiki/Book:The_Colour_of_Magic), a magic-infested area where dragons can be created from pure thought....
Forum: The Library Café Feb 9 2018, 08:21 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

That must have been a great visit, Vyon. I've seen several good documentairies on Weta and what is involved in making a movie but to visit and handle things, even without being allowed to make...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 4 2018, 07:13 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Hope you'll have further difficulties or troubles, Peter, and be able to search for otter poo for many a year to come, if you were so inclined.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 24 2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Hans
Re: Pern Lives on

I understood that Todd and Gigi could and would both write Pern but not in the Ninth Pass, so our familiar characters won't be involved.

That was the reason Todd went Third Pass.

I sure as hell...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 22 2018, 08:36 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: Pern Lives on

Same here, I don't think I'm interested.
Todd more or less spoiled Pern for me.
I'll stick with Anne's stories, thank you.
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 21 2018, 10:13 AM
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Fanfic: Weyr Search
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Posted By Hans
Re: Weyr Search

Done, Brenda.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 19 2018, 06:13 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Good luck Brenda. I'll keep my fingers crossed for ya!
Forum: The Library Café Jan 16 2018, 04:53 PM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Oh no! I hope you will get it back.
Brings back bad memories of Copenhagen, were they got your wallet and my handheld computer. That was actually the only time in my life abroad or at home that...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 9 2018, 11:55 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Argh... I hope chemo will be something positive for him and will do some good, Mara, so you can have some more time together. Sterkte!
Forum: The Library Café Jan 8 2018, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

But Peter's observation is true nonetheless... it's quiet.

Video killed the radio star :)
Facebook killed the forum board culture.

I see it happening everywhere, not only in fandom but with...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 8 2018, 12:22 PM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

there is no subscription. Cheryl bought the VB program and it's running from one of their own servers. The board might not be updated to the latest version but it'll be here as long as Cheryl doesn't...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 7 2018, 12:11 PM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

I'm here regularly but do not always post. I think I am the only admin still attending the board for years now. Although it sure was nice to see Anneli post a few days ago!
Forum: The Library Café Jan 1 2018, 08:02 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Happy New Turn to everybody! :)
Forum: The Library Café Dec 24 2017, 09:45 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Aw Michelle, you don't need all those difficulties coming up to christmas! Letting go is hard to do but for us it also brought new possibilities and a time in our lives we do enjoy.
Forum: The Library Café Dec 17 2017, 10:30 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Good to read that, Brenda. Good to read you are still in the State Park business and about having time for fanfic :)
Forum: The Library Café Dec 8 2017, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Congrats Maria! Hope you will enjoy many a nice event!
Forum: The Library Café Nov 21 2017, 04:26 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Our favourite author went between six years ago today. I miss her still.
Forum: The Library Café Nov 9 2017, 05:46 AM
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Posted By Hans
Forum: The Library Café Nov 4 2017, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Well, good luck with that, Michelle. Hope they do somethiong constructive about it.
Forum: The Library Café Oct 31 2017, 04:21 PM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

You are probably using the wrong font or your browser doesn't recognise the font used. Set to unicode?
Forum: The Library Café Oct 27 2017, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Last actibity here Oct 15
On his fb page he shared a topic a day later.
I don't know why he shouldn't be.

Did you try a PM on his fb page?
Forum: The Library Café Oct 27 2017, 08:30 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Welcome back Brenda and good to hear you do the work wou want to do!
Forum: The Library Café Oct 8 2017, 06:51 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Michelle, good luck with surgery! All the best!
Forum: The Library Café Oct 8 2017, 06:50 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Sandi! WILL YOU STOP THAT!
Sorry, couldn't resist. Glad to hear you witstood this one too and are on the mend again in the nursing home. Now tell your body to behave, please :) I wish you lots of...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 5 2017, 11:21 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Good luck, Michelle!
Forum: The Library Café Oct 5 2017, 11:20 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: D. M. Domini?

Aw, not so nice to hear about your problems DMD! Good to hear from you though.
I wish you all the best with your health and other issues.
As for your last voiced wish... I fervently wish that the...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Oct 5 2017, 11:17 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: problems finding an affordable copy of Dragonquest

Super finds for that price! Congrats!
Forum: The Library Café Sep 19 2017, 04:00 PM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Good to hear James!
Forum: The Library Café Sep 17 2017, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Good luck James!
Forum: The Library Café Sep 16 2017, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Lots of rain here in the Netherlands this week and low temps (15 C). I came back from southern Spain early in the week and had to adjust from 35-40 C to 15 Celsius! :)
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Sep 12 2017, 06:09 AM
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Views: 983
Posted By Hans
Re: Pern Boardgame - Differences in editions?

Right, the board won't stay flat on the floor so I had to use photoshop. Do you think this is quality enough? It's 3170 by 1797 pixels. Let me know.
I have sent the original by email (this version...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Sep 12 2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 983
Posted By Hans
Re: Pern Boardgame - Differences in editions?

Oops. I got them mixed up :)
I'll see if I can photograph the other one because it won't be easy to scan it.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Sep 11 2017, 09:21 AM
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Views: 983
Posted By Hans
Re: Pern Boardgame - Differences in editions?

Well the board is too big to scan in one go so I scanned the six (jigsaw) pieces and pieced those together with photoshop. Made into a 49 Mb JPG of 4539 x3794 pixels.

I can send it/make it...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 23 2017, 06:18 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

I watched the whole transition form across the world on NAS periscope via Twitter. I started out with NASA Facebook but that had a horrible lag. Twitter did not. Well done NASA and thank you for...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 22 2017, 09:11 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Wonderful, Sandi. Belated congratulations!
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Aug 16 2017, 12:22 PM
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Views: 983
Posted By Hans
Re: Pern Boardgame - Differences in editions?

No, no rule changes or differences in play. Just in material.

Will see what I can do for you digital wise later. I'll first check what I already have before making scans.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Aug 16 2017, 06:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 983
Posted By Hans
Re: Pern Boardgame - Differences in editions?

CuriousFlit

I compared them and the 2nd edition seems the sturdier and better version.

First edition:
Board in puzzle pieces
Quality of cards is less than 2nd ed. and not glossy; cards are...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Aug 16 2017, 05:42 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: perfection learning pern books?

As far as I know those library bindings mean a paperback bound as a hardcover (at least in The Netherlands). I think they call them turtlebacks in the USA.

The books will be the same as the...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Aug 8 2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 983
Posted By Hans
Re: Pern Boardgame - Differences in editions?

I'd have to look (I have them both).

I do know that the design of the board (folded versus a big jig saw puzzle) was the main difference, and the box itself of course.
Forum: The Library Café Jul 27 2017, 05:15 PM
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Posted By Hans
Re: D. M. Domini?

Well, good to hear she's OK. That's most important. Thanks for the update zozobraswife!
Forum: The Library Café Jul 21 2017, 03:11 PM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Well, Peter already pointed out that one of the game threads is at 351 pages and we are experiencing no thread problems. Link problems are usually not thread (length) related.

So... if it's not...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 20 2017, 04:49 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Kugai, I only have most of the real Old KT archived, the BB board (started 17 years ago by Alec Johnson, Anne's son, after the movie company Alliance Atlantis, who had the movie rights at the time,...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 17 2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Hans
Re: D. M. Domini?

She only posted the original first chapter here, I think.

http://forums.srellim.org/showthread.php?t=8197

I hope she's okay, too!

You could try sneding her a private mesage from here; the...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 17 2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By Hans
Re: D. M. Domini?

Her account here still exists and last visit by that account was June 7, 2017, so just over a month ago. The web domain mentioned with her Meeting of Minds account is no longer active though...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 17 2017, 07:00 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

I don't Allen. I do seem to remember threads longer than 108 pages on old KT though but I can be mistaken. Remember we changed software once on the Old KT. I do have the old archives but can't...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 10 2017, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Huh?

If you mean activity on the forum I'm arid it's me alone nowadays and I've got too much on my life plate as it is :)
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