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Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2006 10:19 pm
by PoisonedV
Wowee! 3000 posts is all it takes to get free tickets eh?

Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2006 10:37 pm
by xander
Three thousand three hundred three, actually.

xander

Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2006 10:43 pm
by PoisonedV
well, the last THREE numbers of your postcount are THREE, and THREE times THREE times THREE times THREE equals EIGTHY ONE, and if you add the EIGHT and ONE together, it's NINE, and if you subtract the THREE we started with from NINE, it's SIX, and THREE SIXes is 666!!!!!

EVIL!

Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2006 10:47 pm
by NeoThermic
xander wrote:
PoisonedV wrote:I wished I lived in the UK D:

So do I, but NeoThermic promised to buy me tickets out ;)[size=0]Not really, but one can hope.[/size]

xander


Buha?! When did I become so rich? How drunk was I?

NeoThermic

Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2006 11:21 pm
by xander
NeoThermic wrote:
xander wrote:
PoisonedV wrote:I wished I lived in the UK D:

So do I, but NeoThermic promised to buy me tickets out ;)[size=0]Not really, but one can hope.[/size]

xander


Buha?! When did I become so rich? How drunk was I?

NeoThermic

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Jul 14 14:04:57 <xander>   unless someone wants to get me two roundtrip tickets from LAX to London
Jul 14 14:05:01 <NeoThermic>   yeah, he's uh, over there
Jul 14 14:05:03 *   NeoThermic points
Jul 14 14:05:12 <Mas>   And lo, Bob was there, too.
Jul 14 14:05:26 <xander>   One of these days, I will have to get over there, but this year isn't the year
Jul 14 14:05:41 <Darksun>   xander, I thought you lived in uhh
Jul 14 14:05:46 <Darksun>   Nevada?
Jul 14 14:05:48 <xander>   yeah
Jul 14 14:06:03 <xander>   but I can get to LAX or SFO fairly easily
Jul 14 14:06:05 <Darksun>   LAX is closed internation airport o.o
Jul 14 14:06:14 <xander>   SFO may be international
Jul 14 14:06:16 <xander>   I don't know
Jul 14 14:06:24 <xander>   the one in Salt Lake may also be
Jul 14 14:06:24 <Darksun>   SF has an international airport
Jul 14 14:06:34 <Darksun>   What about Las Vegas?
Jul 14 14:06:35 <xander>   okay, get me to London from SFO
Jul 14 14:06:44 <xander>   San Francisco is closer than Vegas
Jul 14 14:06:53 <xander>   it is an eight hour drive to vegas
Jul 14 14:06:56 <xander>   only 3.5 to sf
Jul 14 14:06:57 <NeoThermic>   xander: hitch hike or otherwise get to NYC
Jul 14 14:07:07 <Darksun>   Fair enough!
Jul 14 14:07:34 <NeoThermic>   xander: scout how much said tickets would cost?


You were Skyping Darksun while drunk, so maybe it wasn't an honest offer :)

xander

Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2006 11:29 pm
by NeoThermic
xander wrote:

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Jul 14 14:04:57 <xander>   unless someone wants to get me two roundtrip tickets from LAX to London
Jul 14 14:05:01 <NeoThermic>   yeah, he's uh, over there
Jul 14 14:05:03 *   NeoThermic points
Jul 14 14:05:12 <Mas>   And lo, Bob was there, too.
Jul 14 14:05:26 <xander>   One of these days, I will have to get over there, but this year isn't the year
Jul 14 14:05:41 <Darksun>   xander, I thought you lived in uhh
Jul 14 14:05:46 <Darksun>   Nevada?
Jul 14 14:05:48 <xander>   yeah
Jul 14 14:06:03 <xander>   but I can get to LAX or SFO fairly easily
Jul 14 14:06:05 <Darksun>   LAX is closed internation airport o.o
Jul 14 14:06:14 <xander>   SFO may be international
Jul 14 14:06:16 <xander>   I don't know
Jul 14 14:06:24 <xander>   the one in Salt Lake may also be
Jul 14 14:06:24 <Darksun>   SF has an international airport
Jul 14 14:06:34 <Darksun>   What about Las Vegas?
Jul 14 14:06:35 <xander>   okay, get me to London from SFO
Jul 14 14:06:44 <xander>   San Francisco is closer than Vegas
Jul 14 14:06:53 <xander>   it is an eight hour drive to vegas
Jul 14 14:06:56 <xander>   only 3.5 to sf
Jul 14 14:06:57 <NeoThermic>   xander: hitch hike or otherwise get to NYC
Jul 14 14:07:07 <Darksun>   Fair enough!
Jul 14 14:07:34 <NeoThermic>   xander: scout how much said tickets would cost?


You were Skyping Darksun while drunk, so maybe it wasn't an honest offer :)

xander


No where in that conversation do we establish these two facts:

  1. I was drunk
  2. I offerd to pay for said flight


I'm not sure how you drew either conclusion. Care to elaborate?

NeoThermic

Posted: Sun Jul 30, 2006 12:39 am
by Babylon5
NeoThermic wrote:Depends on what one means by 'minor'. Plus there was non-alcoholic drinks there. I don't think anyone cares about fitting in, as we're all insane/odd/etc


Is 15 a minor?

NeoThermic wrote:
Babylon5 wrote:I see a distinct lack of a Chris "Devil Eyes" picture >:C


Aha! Someone remembers!


How could I forget? ='(

Posted: Sun Jul 30, 2006 12:42 am
by PoisonedV
Babylon5 wrote:Is 15 a minor?


13 is

Posted: Sun Jul 30, 2006 12:48 am
by Babylon5
Yay!

Posted: Sun Jul 30, 2006 5:20 am
by TheToyMaker
believe me; i would kill to go to a release party for defcon, but tickets cost a fortune that i don't have and unless release is delayed three months beyond the currently expected september itll be during my school year... teh suxorz

to properly define "a fortune" i went to delta's website and found the following figures:

the URL for a flight going to london-gatwick from dulles international(closer than baltimore, and more flights out) leaving on september 11th, 2006 and returning on september 15th, 2006 (i'm assuming my release date estimate of the 13th is correct, and that i want time to see other parts of london) is:

some really long delta.com booking URL (that NeoThermic has edited to prevent page streching)

basically, 1,989 USD for a 4 days in london plus the defcon release party.

then again, i could probably find it cheaper on airtran or something.

either way, i dont have that much cash on hand, nor the leave days to spare.
i wonder if i could somehow do what so many lone kids do sneak into the US: sneak on with a couple, acting like i was w/ them and get off at the destination as if nothing had happened. or i could promise not to nuke london when defcon was released and see who'd pay then?

and xander hows it possible to be 400 miles from LA and ~200 from coastal california? i havent looked at a map of that part in a while, but im pretty sure its impossible.

EDIT: thanks neothermic, would have fixed the URL but didnt know how.