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Cartographer
Member # 2264
Profile Homepage #0
Just wanted to let those of you who are familiar with me know that I'm back, after being on vacation for the past month and a half. Well rested and ready to go again, I will shortly begin updating the General Information section of my A3 site, which I already did once, but then lost due to an extremely active computer using five year old. Incidentally, certain magnets can erase information of a CD, which is something I never knew before. I'll start working on it in the next couple of weeks and will hopefully update the site as I go along, taking into account the many suggestions made by various people. Good to be back.

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And the Glory of the Light did shine upon him.
And the Peace of the Light did he give men.
Binding nations to him. Making one of many.
Yet the shards of hearts did give wounds.
And what was once did come again
-in fire and in storm
splitting all in twain.
For his peace...
-for his peace...
... was the peace...
... was the peace...
... of the sword.
And the Glory of the Light did shine upon him.

Meane sol Ahelle

Check out my Avernum 3 site. This one is incomplete, but better than the one here which is complete, sort of.
Posts: 926 | Registered: Tuesday, November 19 2002 08:00
Guardian
Member # 2476
Profile #1
Good to have you back. And before my conscience is eating me, I better start working on the site again. IMAGE(Spiderweb Software Boards If anyone noticed I was gone_files/smile.gif)
If I might have copies of whatever it was you had on that CD, say so.

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Polaris
Posts: 1828 | Registered: Saturday, January 11 2003 08:00
Law Bringer
Member # 2984
Profile Homepage #2
What kind of magnet could erase a CD? IMAGE(Spiderweb Software Boards If anyone noticed I was gone_files/confused.gif)

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"And all should cry, Beware, Beware!
His Flashing eyes, his Floating hair!" S. T. Coleridge
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"It is as if everyone had lost their sense
Consigned themselves to downfall and decadence
And a wisp it is they have chosen as their beacon." Reinhard Mey.
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Quote of the Week: "I have a high opinion of myself, which makes up for my total lack of intelligence." Anon.
Posts: 8752 | Registered: Wednesday, May 14 2003 07:00
Apprentice
Member # 3304
Profile #3
Welcome back, although since I just joined the other day, I never knew that you were gone. IMAGE(Spiderweb Software Boards If anyone noticed I was gone_files/biggrin.gif)

That magnet must have been a nice strong one like the ones you get out of your hard drive.
Posts: 8 | Registered: Sunday, August 3 2003 07:00
Cartographer
Member # 2264
Profile Homepage #4
Thanks, ef, but I don't think you have the stuff I was working on. I somehow never got a hold of you to find out if I should send it to you, or if I could just update the site myself. As to the magnet, I have no idea what type of magnet it is, all I know is that he got it from his father, and that it is now stuck to the fridge where I have yet to find a way to get it off short of disassembling the fridge itself. It wouldn't have been so bad if he hadn't done it in conjunction with doing something to my computer causing a fatal error and resulting in me having to re-format the whole thing yet again. Fortunately the folks at SpidWeb were very understanding and sent me new keys for the games I'd bought no problem.

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And the Glory of the Light did shine upon him.
And the Peace of the Light did he give men.
Binding nations to him. Making one of many.
Yet the shards of hearts did give wounds.
And what was once did come again
-in fire and in storm
splitting all in twain.
For his peace...
-for his peace...
... was the peace...
... was the peace...
... of the sword.
And the Glory of the Light did shine upon him.

Meane sol Ahelle

Check out my Avernum 3 site. This one is incomplete, but better than the one here which is complete, sort of.
Posts: 926 | Registered: Tuesday, November 19 2002 08:00
Agent
Member # 1558
Profile #5
Hello Revenge/Rachel.

I'm not sure about a CD-wiping magnet though.

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I'm tired of the strain and the pain, ohhh, I'm tired of the strain and the pain.

Lair of Blades
Wise Forums
Desperance
Polaris
Bash
Posts: 1112 | Registered: Friday, July 19 2002 07:00
Shaper
Member # 22
Profile #6
Magnets do all sorts of weird things to computers. I've heard of magnets doing very strange things to floppy disks, but never to CDs, though I presume it can happen.

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KazeArctica: "Imagine...wangs everywhere...and tentacles. Nothing but wangs and tentacles! And no pants!"
Posts: 2862 | Registered: Tuesday, October 2 2001 07:00
...b10010b...
Member # 869
Profile Homepage #7
CDs do have a metallic layer, but the data isn't stored magnetically. You'd need one hell of a magnet to physically distort the shape of a CD.

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I believe there are 15 747 724 136 275 002 577 105 653 961 181 555 468 044 717 914 527 116 709 366 231 425 076 185 631 031 296 protons in the universe, and the same number of electrons. -- Sir Arthur Eddington
Posts: 9973 | Registered: Saturday, March 30 2002 08:00
Guardian
Member # 2476
Profile #8
I have heard of a new kind of magnets. They are being advertized somewhere in the internet. Tiny things and not expensive at all, but strong enough to draw an anvil. They even hold dollar-notes, because of the traces of iron in the ink used for printing them.

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Polaris
Posts: 1828 | Registered: Saturday, January 11 2003 08:00
Infiltrator
Member # 737
Profile #9
*wants one of those*

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Who was born in a house full of pain
Who was trained not to spit in the fan
Who was told what to do by the man
Who was broken by trained personnel
Who was fitted with collar and chain
Who was given a pat on the back
Who was breaking away from the pack
Who was only a stranger at home
Who was ground down in the end
Who was found dead on the phone
Who was dragged down by the stone
Posts: 595 | Registered: Tuesday, March 12 2002 08:00
Agent
Member # 366
Profile #10
Welcome back! I was wondering where you'd got to recently...

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I say never be complete. I say stop being perfect. I say let's evolve. Let the chips fall where they may.
Posts: 1277 | Registered: Sunday, December 9 2001 08:00
Babelicious
Member # 3149
Profile Homepage #11
It's been a while.
Posts: 999 | Registered: Friday, June 27 2003 07:00
Lifecrafter
Member # 87
Profile Homepage #12
If I wasn't so scarce around here I might have noticed too. at any rate: Griffer Splah!

What kind of CD was it, RW?

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Tip of the Day: #13 Stand clear the closing door.

That's treason.
(THNIK)(Peculiar James, FP productions co, inc)
Posts: 816 | Registered: Friday, October 5 2001 07:00
Babelicious
Member # 3149
Profile Homepage #13
I could see a CDRW being damaged by a magnet, but a CDRW could be damaged by a slight breeze. Horrible medium.

If you're close enough to the kind of magnet that it would take to warp a CDR, on the other hand, you'd better watch your fillings.
Posts: 999 | Registered: Friday, June 27 2003 07:00
Senile Reptile
Member # 547
Profile #14
Welcome back!

Superconductors can act as very strong magnets, even small ones. But those are just a little bit expensive.

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Polaris
Posts: 1614 | Registered: Wednesday, January 23 2002 08:00
Law Bringer
Member # 2984
Profile Homepage #15
That's sure an extremely efficient child, which can erase all your data from your PC and wipe your CDs with a magnet. Scary IMAGE(Spiderweb Software Boards If anyone noticed I was gone_files/eek.gif) - I'd panic if someone like that was within 100 miles of my PC... IMAGE(Spiderweb Software Boards If anyone noticed I was gone_files/tongue.gif)

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"And all should cry, Beware, Beware!
His Flashing eyes, his Floating hair!" S. T. Coleridge
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"It is as if everyone had lost their sense
Consigned themselves to downfall and decadence
And a wisp it is they have chosen as their beacon." Reinhard Mey.
---
Quote of the Week: "I have a high opinion of myself, which makes up for my total lack of intelligence." Anon.
Posts: 8752 | Registered: Wednesday, May 14 2003 07:00
La Canaliste
DELETED
Member # 21
Profile #16
Hey Rache! Welcome back! I was very near you for a moment, I think, that is in Victoria. Still in very intermittent reach of the internet, though.
Take care!

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KazeArctica: Oh yes.
KazeArctica: Oh YES
Posts: 93 | Registered: Sunday, September 30 2001 22:00
Cartographer
Member # 2264
Profile Homepage #17
Yes, it was a CDRW, and he is a very resourceful child. I always say that if I was going to have a child who was so full of mischief, I wish he could at least have been a little bit stupider. I don't know what he did to the computer, but he does it intermittently... usually no more than three or four times a year.

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And the Glory of the Light did shine upon him.
And the Peace of the Light did he give men.
Binding nations to him. Making one of many.
Yet the shards of hearts did give wounds.
And what was once did come again
-in fire and in storm
splitting all in twain.
For his peace...
-for his peace...
... was the peace...
... was the peace...
... of the sword.
And the Glory of the Light did shine upon him.

Meane sol Ahelle

Check out my Avernum 3 site. This one is incomplete, but better than the one here which is complete, sort of.
Posts: 926 | Registered: Tuesday, November 19 2002 08:00
Shock Trooper
Member # 60
Profile #18
I AM BACK TOO!! After probably a year of wandering, I have returned. And the magnet probably permanentally made the CDRW unusable; that's what it does to hard drives and cassette tapes. And gosh, with all 3k+ members, I'm beginning to feel old...

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"Insanity is okay, but stupidity is inexcusable." -Kenda Nicole Brand

Jacob say, "Man who smoke pot, choke on handle." -Jacob Doran
Posts: 202 | Registered: Thursday, October 4 2001 07:00
Post Navel Trauma ^_^
Member # 67
Profile Homepage #19
Hooray!

Nice to, well, I'll call it see, you again.

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Grammar wenches beware:
This is the house that the malt that the rat that the cat that the dog that the cow that the maiden that the man that the priest that the cock that the farmer kept waked married kissed milked tossed worried killed ate lay in.

My Website
desperance.net - Leave your sanity at the door
Posts: 1798 | Registered: Thursday, October 4 2001 07:00
Babelicious
Member # 3149
Profile Homepage #20
You should kill him. Small bodies are easier to hide.

[ Thursday, August 14, 2003 14:36: Message edited by: Pete, King Of The Detectives ]
Posts: 999 | Registered: Friday, June 27 2003 07:00
Cartographer
Member # 2264
Profile Homepage #21
Forsooth... unless Khoth actually succeeds in his attempt to corrupt my only child, whyever would I actually want to do away with him? Besides, he's so cute when he's sleeping.

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And the Glory of the Light did shine upon him.
And the Peace of the Light did he give men.
Binding nations to him. Making one of many.
Yet the shards of hearts did give wounds.
And what was once did come again
-in fire and in storm
splitting all in twain.
For his peace...
-for his peace...
... was the peace...
... was the peace...
... of the sword.
And the Glory of the Light did shine upon him.

Meane sol Ahelle

Check out my Avernum 3 site. This one is incomplete, but better than the one here which is complete, sort of.
Posts: 926 | Registered: Tuesday, November 19 2002 08:00
One Thousand Slimy Things
Member # 66
Profile #22
*Sigh* Khoth is so cute when sleeping too. Sadly he is already corrupted, don't really know why *coughSaunderscough*

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KhothMk2: You don't get 72 virgin camels though
Posts: 995 | Registered: Thursday, October 4 2001 07:00
Lifecrafter
Member # 87
Profile Homepage #23
would it have a magnetic file registry before it is locked, i wonder. the cdrw, not the child.

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Tip of the Day: #13 Stand clear the closing door.

That's treason.
(THNIK)(Peculiar James, FP productions co, inc)
Posts: 816 | Registered: Friday, October 5 2001 07:00
Post Navel Trauma ^_^
Member # 67
Profile Homepage #24
Arctic, there are some things that should not be spoken about.

Rache, would you mind teaching your son to read? It would make my life so much easier.

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Grammar wenches beware:
This is the house that the malt that the rat that the cat that the dog that the cow that the maiden that the man that the priest that the cock that the farmer kept waked married kissed milked tossed worried killed ate lay in.

My Website
desperance.net - Leave your sanity at the door
Posts: 1798 | Registered: Thursday, October 4 2001 07:00

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