Lecture Series Index

December 21st, 2005

Q & A Index

Huma says, 'whatsup guys'
Huma says, 'sorry I was doin reimbs got caught up forgot this was happening'
Code raises his hand.
Huma pokes Code with Kryptonite.
Huma says, 'whatsup Code'
Xuvenia says, 'where's my couch'
You do a slow fade as Xuvenia whines at Huma, hoping she won't get to you too.
Huma has created a black leather couch!
Xuvenia thanks Huma heartily.
Huma smiles happily.
Code says, 'do any large companies have real people anymore, or do i have o listen to this recording for another 20 minutes?'
Huma looks up into the sky and ponders.
Huma says, 'recording :('
Xuvenia says, 'did this thing start or something?'
Code whines.
Code leaves east.
Huma says, 'it kinda started but not really'
Xuvenia says, 'i heard if you push a bunch of numbers you'll get a person'
Xuvenia says, 'but he left'
Xuvenia smirks.
Huma giggles.
Huma says, 'eh I find if you DONT push numbers you'll also get a person'
Xuvenia says, 'yeah, but that involves waiting'
Huma nods his agreement with Xuvenia.
Huma says, 'thats accurate'
Huma says, 'so whats new with you guys'
Huma says, 'these reimbs, when ya gotta do a whole EQ set, they take time I'll tell ya'
Xuvenia says, 'actually there was a list on fark a few weeks ago with that very thing, a list of common companies called and how you can drop out of their automated call shit and get a person'
Xuvenia hugs Huma reassuringly.
Huma bounces around.
Huma says, 'so whos at keyboard?'
Xuvenia says, 'some people swore it worked, but it's not like i call people or anything'
Xuvenia raises her hand.
Huma nods his agreement with Xuvenia.
Huma says, 'I think you should call Dave sometimes and just yell at him'
Xuvenia says, 'well i guess the lack of questions makes your job easier'
Xuvenia smirks.
Huma nods his agreement with Xuvenia.
Huma says, 'yeah i got nothing to do'
Huma giggles.
Xuvenia says, 'i tried calling him in vegas, and that didn't work out very well'
Huma nods his agreement with Xuvenia.
Huma says, 'I remember I was quite amused by that'
Xuvenia says, 'i'm just feeding the hungry boys, meatloaf is still cooking'
Xuvenia patiently twiddles her thumbs.
Xuvenia giggles.
Xuvenia says, 'well everyone frickin left me alone in that room'
Xuvenia cries on Huma's shoulder.
Huma says, 'we had christmas party at work today'
Xuvenia says, 'that was all i could think of to do, and i didn't have a key or nothin'
Huma says, 'had a 30 dollar steak'
Salvatore reads a postcard from Salvatore.
Huma drools contentedly.
Xuvenia whistles at Huma appreciatively.
Xuvenia says, 'nice'
Huma says, 'was mighty fantastic'
Huma says to Salvatore, 'Is that your desc?'
Huma says to Xena, 'You're at keyboard arentcha!'
Xena says, 'sometimes'
Xena snickers softly.
Huma lurks around Xena ominously!
Xena squeezes Huma's nose and says, 'HONK HONK.'
Xuvenia pets Xena lovingly.
Xuvenia says, 'it's the other x!'
Xena tickles Xuvenia.
Huma smiles happily.
Huma says, 'hello new one'
Huma knocks Henslin over and flops all over him.
Huma says, 'questions?'
Xuvenia says, 'i'm going to miss the xmas crap'
Henslin shakes his head.
Xuvenia cries on Huma's shoulder.
Huma giggles.
Huma says, 'i sorry'
Xuvenia says, 'ooh, maybe not, it's on sunday right'
Huma says, 'we wont have Chaykins game though'
Salvatore looks dashing.

Xena says, 'i might too'
Xuvenia says, 'i'll have to bug jeff to leave his grammas early'
Huma says, 'christmas is sunday yeah'
Xuvenia whistles innocently to herself.
Huma says, 'just make passes at Jeff'
Huma says, 'then when he gets you home leave him hangin'
Xena laughs.
Xuvenia smirks.
Xuvenia says, 'i'm the driver actually'
Huma says, 'ladies like to do that anyway!'
Huma says, 'so'
Xuvenia giggles.
Huma says, 'whatsup guys'
Xena snickers at Huma nastily.
Huma says, 'can I... be of assistance to you?'
Salvatore says, 'sorry was afk back now'
Salvatore peers around intently.
Xena snickers softly.
Huma waves a welcome to Salvatore. Hello!
Salvatore tips his hat to Huma.
Huma says, 'I'll hang out for awhile and stuff'
Xuvenia says, 'oh! i got serenity from netflix today'
Huma says, 'we can just chillax'
Xuvenia says to Huma, 'You saw that right.'
Huma cheers for Xuvenia - huzzah!
Huma says, 'I did'
Xuvenia says, 'rox0r?'
Xuvenia says, 'duh'
Xuvenia says, 'it's joss whedon'
Huma says, 'I watched it all and I also watched the series'
Xuvenia giggles.
Salvatore gives a postcard from Salvatore to Huma.
Xuvenia nods her agreement with Huma.
Huma says, 'its way better then Buffy and such'
Xuvenia says, 'yeah, i rented out the series a bit ago too'
Huma says, 'Buffy was like... OK'
Xuvenia says, 'no way! buffy was way better!'
Huma says, 'like I was surprised it wasnt the worst show ever'
Xena says, 'what was?'
Xuvenia says, 'buffy had the best lines'
Huma says, 'Firefly'
Henslin raises his hand with a question.
Huma reads a postcard from Salvatore.
Salvatore says to Huma, 'dont lose that ;)'
Huma says, 'ohhhh a question!'
Huma says, 'go ahead Henslin'
Xuvenia says, 'you can't not laugh at weird dreams with men wearing cheese'
Henslin says, 'When can I get my string done?'
Henslin smirks.
Huma says, 'uh'
Huma says, 'by someone not doing Q&A :('
Salvatore snickers softly.
Henslin sniffs sadly.
Huma eats a small piece of paper from Donnig.
Henslin peers around intently.
Henslin pets Nadia lovingly.
Henslin smiles happily.
Nadia purrs contentedly in Henslin's lap.
Huma claps for Salvatore approvingly.
Huma says, 'sorry henslin'
Huma says, 'I'll find someone to do it for ya'
Xuvenia giggles.
Henslin thanks Huma heartily.
Henslin smiles happily.
Xuvenia says, 'you might as well go ahead since we're not actually doing anything'
Xuvenia pokes Huma in the ribs.
Huma nods solemnly.
Huma says, 'lemme finish this Desc =P'
Salvatore nods solemnly.
Huma says, 'this description meets your approval sir?'
Salvatore says, 'yes sir'
Huma gives a small piece of paper from Nestor to Salvatore.
Huma says to Henslin, 'Ok gimmegimme.'
Salvatore raises an eyebrow inquiringly.
Huma says, 'is this a coupony string or a free one'
Salvatore gives a small piece of paper from Nestor to Huma.
Henslin gives a small piece of paper from Henslin to Huma.
Salvatore says, 'card not paper ;)'
Xuvenia giggles at Lorenzo.
Huma knocks Lorenzo over and flops all over him.
Lorenzo rhello
Salvatore thanks Huma heartily.
Henslin gets an add-a-color coupon from a belt-pouch.
Huma says, 'heh I am doing a string'
Huma says, 'for lack of anything else =P'
Henslin stops using the little sure-shot.
Henslin smirks.
Lorenzo giggles at Huma.
Salvatore says, 'will go look into the housing'
Huma says, 'probably would be an an'
Huma says, 'ok who else has questions'
Xuvenia says, 'i wasn't sure, someone said they were levelling a char that was 50 before the crash and something you said earlier when you levelled that guy made me wonder if you were reimbing people who lost levles'
Xuvenia says, 'but you're not reimbing post-50 right'
Huma says, 'nope'
Huma says, 'no reimbs post 50'
Huma says, 'any +XP over 50 is yours to get back'
Huma says, 'with your awesome XP bonus =P'
Xuvenia says, 'wasn't asking for me, i don't actually level my chars anymore :P'
Henslin says, 'Her name is Selena.'
Huma nods his agreement with Xuvenia.
Xuvenia says, 'how about money?'
Huma says, 'money we give back too'
Xuvenia says, 'lazy people not coming to the qa'
Xuvenia grumbles.
Huma says, 'you guys think that uh we can end this and such?'
YieXa says, 'I can ask a question?'
Huma says, 'oh god please'
Huma says, 'please ask lots of questions'
Henslin laughs.
Xuvenia giggles.
YieXa says, 'ok, my question is this:  I've idea'd this before...'
YieXa says, 'I can wield some dex weapons with a two-handed gun like the sure-shot'
YieXa says, 'but not others, and it's not the str requirement'
Huma nods solemnly.
Huma says, 'well there are sizes on items'
YieXa says, 'I'd like to know how come I can wield a foil, but not something like a gauche or a swept-hilt rapier'
Xuvenia peers around intently.
YieXa says, 'I know that they're bigger... but can they make those two items smaller?'
Xuvenia says, 'are those two even weapons?'
YieXa says, 'oops'
YieXa says, 'sorry'
YieXa says, 'huma'
Xuvenia says, 'i thought the gauche was just a held item'
Xuvenia is completely boggled.
Huma says, 'gauche is a weapon or a held item'
YieXa says, 'didn't know you were talking'
Xuvenia says, 'oh right'
Xuvenia says, 'ah, it's food and serenity time'
Xuvenia gives Huma a great big smooch!
Huma says, 'hrrrm'
Huma says, 'they COULD'
Huma says, 'I dont know if they will though'
Huma says, 'there are lots of items you can wear with the sure-shot though'
YieXa says, 'well, there's specific reason why...'
YieXa says, 'their parry bonus...'
Huma nods solemnly.
Huma says, 'well if they want to they will Iguess'
Huma says, 'its a crap answer I know'
Huma says, 'but theres a reason why its set up that way'
YieXa nods solemnly.
Huma says, 'cant have everything you want all the time basically'
YieXa says, 'right'
YieXa says, 'oh yeah, do you know why they made the silver gleaming fencing foil a q3 weapon instead of q4?'
Huma says, 'so if you have idea'd it'
Huma says, 'and they havent dont anything'
YieXa nods his agreement with Huma.
Huma says, 'then they dont want to I guess :('
YieXa nods his agreement with Huma.
Huma says, 'I have no idea why they made it Q3 instead'
YieXa says, 'alright, no problem'
Huma nods his agreement with YieXa.
YieXa says, 'the other question is how do the imms think of the reimburse/xp burst period right now?'
Huma says, 'well we think its important to do'
Huma says, 'although we think the XP bonus was a little much'
Huma says, 'so we're toning it down some'
YieXa says, 'is it going to go past 1 month?'
YieXa says, 'yeah, the xp is kinda insane'
Huma nods solemnly.
Henslin giggles.
Huma says, 'officiailly its definately not going more then 1 month'
YieXa nods solemnly.
Henslin says, 'Well it got me my first redeem point ever on LegendMUD.'
Huma says, 'I dunno... we might think about slightly altering it'
Huma cheers for Henslin - huzzah!
YieXa raises his hand.
Huma says, 'we MIGHT thats a big might'
YieXa says, 'also, how do you change the color for a normal say?'
Huma says, 'think about making a somewhat increased XP long term, but I doubt it'
YieXa says, 'not gtell or tell'
YieXa nods solemnly.
Quimby bounces around.
Huma says, 'hrrrm color list'
Huma says, 'si the command'
YieXa says, 'ok, thanks'
YieXa says, 'that was a long-distance question'
Huma giggles.
Huma says, 'oh?'
YieXa says, 'group member asked me to ask you'
Huma says, 'oh no biggie'
YieXa says, 'alright, that's cool'
Huma says, 'hrrrm'
Huma nods his agreement with YieXa.
Huma says, 'I hope color list has it in there'
YieXa says, 'oh yeah, for the skill set trap, do all trap items do the same damage?'
Huma says, 'naw'
YieXa says, 'yeah, he got it'
Huma says, 'all traps have different effects/dmg'
YieXa says, 'what are some of the effects?  I thought they all just do damage'
Huma says, 'binding to the room... tripping... poison'
Huma says, 'maybe more'
YieXa looks up into the sky and ponders.
YieXa says, 'need to find the poison one then...'
YieXa says, 'and between pure damage items, the cheaper items often do less damage, right?'
YieXa says, 'and between pure damage items, the cheaper items often do less damage, right?'
Huma says, 'I'm sure thats the case'
YieXa says, 'oops'
YieXa says, 'sorry'
YieXa says, 'is there anything that will blind?'
Huma says, 'I dont think so'
Huma says, 'not sure though'
Lorenzo says, 'tet'
Lorenzo says, 'test'
YieXa says, 'and traps don't go off all the time... how is that checked?'
Huma says, 'I imagine there is a chance they wouldnt work'
YieXa says, 'like one mob rushes into the room, sometimes he hits the trap and sometimes he doesn't...'
YieXa nods solemnly.
Huma says, 'also certain player effect like fly would negate some'
YieXa says, 'what is that dependent on? the player's level, or the victim's stats?'
YieXa says, 'ah, ok'
Huma says, 'theres probably a random % that it just wont happen regardless, and then your stats and their stat'
YieXa nods solemnly.
Henslin says, 'So how do we know what can be used to make a trap?'
YieXa says, 'what stat is that dependent on?'
YieXa says, 'no, that's up to us to explore'
Henslin says, 'Oh'
Huma says, 'I dont know honestly :9'
Huma says, 'ask other people who have done it?'
Henslin says, 'So you can have a needle, a bandage, and a piece of paper and you create a trap?'
Henslin rolls over on the floor laughing insanely.
YieXa says, 'the helpfile says one to two items'
YieXa says, 'so it's pre-set by the coders'
Huma says, 'I dont know, you could ask someone who has done them before'
Huma says, 'it is preset'
Henslin nods solemnly.
Huma says, 'theres 6 or 7 differnt kinds'
Henslin nods solemnly.
YieXa says, 'so many?'
Henslin says, 'Okies.'
YieXa says, 'wow'
YieXa thanks Huma heartily.
YieXa says to Huma, 'Thanks for the answers.'
YieXa says, 'I gotta go back and help the group'
YieXa waves happily.
Huma says, 'you all done?'
Huma says, 'ok over =P'