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Posted on 12/21/2004 12:25:42 PM PST by hk409Edited on 12/21/2004 12:54:14 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
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It's that time for me, again. All of you be safe tonight, and take care of you and yours. I'll see you tomorrow!
PS: We got up to a nice 91 degrees today! Woo-HOO! *BIG sunshiney smiley!*
I think you'll do just fine!
Driving is one of my favorite things, so I'll be with you in spirit every step of the way, including in the peanut gallery!
I'll be waiting to hear all the details! (Take some photos!)
Hi face......bye face.
I get to officially break in the new Monte Carlo. 4300 miles on her, and it's time for the interstate treatment!
91F? Not nice at all! I'll stick with my cool, damp, dark Pacific Northwet woods. ("Nasty Yellow Face, we hatess it..")
I can just picture you, hanging out in the mushroom plantings.
You might want to stick with Darksheare, and keep a regular eye on things down in the dungeon areas.
That way, the bright artificial lighting will not be unpleasant for you.
Most of the public areas will follow a standard twenty-four hour lighting cycle. Some agricultural zones will have virtually unlimited "sunshine" to maximize their productivity.
The "long-boats" will be offset from the Castle zone by eight hours earlier and later, respectively. Residences for those acting as crew will be scattered among the three time-zones. In this way, when someone comes on duty, it will always be morning for that individual, and fatigue should not be a problem.
It also means that if you like to take twilight or midnight strolls, there will be places you can do this at any time of the "day."
Another reason for having this arrangement is that it will be more comfortable for those who arrive from time-zones on other continents, and they can maintain their biological clock settings.
Olaf Pilaf, Soup Salesman to the Stars
Yeah, even artificial sunlight hurts somewhat.
We should be well-equipped to be able to manufacture all kinds of freeze-dried and dehydrated soup essences, either for eventual sale when we return, or as emergency rations in the event of agricultural misfortune.
They would also make good additions to our extra-vehicular activity suits. One never knows how long that excursion could be, and I for one, believe in being prepared, and in not going hungry if I can avoid it.
It really can't be avoided. We'll need the plants to scrub our atmosphere and replenish the oxygen.
You should see the modifications we made to have artificial rain!
Very impressive, at least for the fifteen minutes before I started to really burn.
Heading off to the crypts for the, er.. 'overnight' hours.
I think this goes a bit too far. Many years ago I was involved with a group looking at developing environmental controls for mushroom farms. I'm not that much a troglodyte.
All I ask for are darkened gray skies, a soft rain on my face, and a light breeze to waft me home. A Pacific Northwesterner's prayer.
(A bit o' thunder and lightning would be okay too!)
91 degrees? In April? That's just wrong.
I'll keep the nice hail storm and cloudy skies, thanks!
Me too. The thing I hate worst is this light overcast.
Ok I have this question about FreeRepublic etiquette...Any takers? What are the rules concerning disagreements on here.
And you think such an environment can be found in a flying castle and two longboats spinning like a toothless face between planets?
Never mind. There may be something you can do for us. Up above the artificial lighting zone, in the catwalks made slippery with condensation, strangely lit by the greenish reflection from below, we need to have someone patrol and maintain the equipment.
If the height doesn't bother you, (and no one should venture off-planet if it does!), this may be as close to the "ideal" environment you describe, as we can provide.
There is a "maintenance shack" up there, and it's connected to the delivery and communications systems.
It's gray, cool, and damp. Nobody wants to volunteer for the post, calling it dismal and spooky. I would imagine a few practice sessions with your pipes would guarantee your privacy.
"What are the rules concerning disagreements on here."
Does anybody remember whether anyone has said anything disagreeable in the last 85000 posts? Other than jj fate and old what's his name, hk1428, or whatever it was?
If there's been abuse, the Mods will handle it.
And if you're not comfortable there, why go there?
In the words of Chucky Finster, of the rug rats, "I've got an idea! Let's just quit!"
Well at first I was an innocent by-stander! Just posting every now and then. You know, making some points, etc...Then it got nasty. Then it got down and dirty and it became the principle of the thing...That old principle thing going on! Do the mods read all of the posts? Well anyways, I think the person I was "debating" with went and got re-inforcements and they beat me up pretty bad! My crown is tipped sideways on my head...And my purple robe is a little tattered! But I can quit anytime..That's right I can quit right now..But gosh I do like to get down and get dirty sometimes you know...
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