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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #330 on: 19 July 2012, 12:37:59 »
Would like to request the Tarantula, Scorpion, Barghest, and Goliath. Think all of them haven't been done in a while, and well... I like quads...

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #331 on: 19 July 2012, 16:45:04 »
...same question.

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #332 on: 19 July 2012, 19:32:07 »
Uh...request, I guess. Although if no one does it anytime soon I may do it myself if the mood strikes.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #333 on: 20 July 2012, 13:28:59 »
Um... Request for the pleasure/necessity of keeping my mind occupied by writing them...

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #334 on: 23 July 2012, 09:09:16 »
I'm a little concerned about the sheer length of it, though granted 14 configs and 4 notable pilots may contribute to that just a little bit.

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #335 on: 23 July 2012, 09:59:14 »
It occurs to me that we might have slightly differing styles, you know. :P

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #336 on: 23 July 2012, 12:26:47 »
Okay, that's ~1800 words more than even the Avatar article and I was worried that one would be way too long ;)

And yeah, I figured you would use a different style. Let's face it, you have to be "slightly" crazy to write MotW articles in my style :D
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #337 on: 24 July 2012, 03:09:57 »
A heads-up. Pa Weasly is doing the Huntsman/Nobori-nin himself, something I'm happy to hear, as his fondness of the design was the initial impetus to claim it.

I've got the Hornet article ready (mostly) for 8/3, but would be happy to forfeit that place in order to shuffle up the schedule for all those rearing to go, or for Pa Weasly to slip in as convenient.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #338 on: 24 July 2012, 07:27:15 »
I have a draft thrown together. I just need someone to give it a look over to make sure it's coherent.

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #339 on: 24 July 2012, 11:56:38 »
That'd be me! :D
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #340 on: 29 July 2012, 07:01:13 »
See - Still trying to get this sorted out. I have my write-up of the Pariah & Septicemia done, but I haven't heard anything from jymset on his original article and I don't have a copy of it.

So, my HD was finally ruled dead and unsalvageable last week. That is brutal, meaning all my own stuff, fan articles, everything is gone forever. On an upside, I had - almost by accident - backed up most my active CGL work a week before the crash. Not so my older stuff, including my long-wip Blackjack article, booh.

Anyways, I did snoop around a bit and found the "Pariah" on a mirror of my long-defunct little BT page. Which completely solves the problem of that article. Feel free to copy-paste, or simply link to that page! O0
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #341 on: 29 July 2012, 08:35:23 »
So, my HD was finally ruled dead and unsalvageable last week. That is brutal, meaning all my own stuff, fan articles, everything is gone forever. On an upside, I had - almost by accident - backed up most my active CGL work a week before the crash. Not so my older stuff, including my long-wip Blackjack article, booh.

Anyways, I did snoop around a bit and found the "Pariah" on a mirror of my long-defunct little BT page. Which completely solves the problem of that article. Feel free to copy-paste, or simply link to that page! O0

And the lesson kids is if you're going to be lazy about backups, use Dropbox.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #342 on: 29 July 2012, 21:42:00 »
And the lesson kids is if you're going to be lazy about backups, use Dropbox.
What if you're lazy and cheap? It's amazing how quickly DB fills up.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #343 on: 29 July 2012, 23:21:59 »
That's where Gmail and a little imagination come in, set up multiple accounts on both

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #344 on: 30 July 2012, 10:42:22 »
So, my HD was finally ruled dead and unsalvageable last week. That is brutal, meaning all my own stuff, fan articles, everything is gone forever. On an upside, I had - almost by accident - backed up most my active CGL work a week before the crash. Not so my older stuff, including my long-wip Blackjack article, booh.

Anyways, I did snoop around a bit and found the "Pariah" on a mirror of my long-defunct little BT page. Which completely solves the problem of that article. Feel free to copy-paste, or simply link to that page! O0
Thanks, I'll work that into my article, in which case, add me to the calender, as the rest of the article is ready.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #345 on: 31 July 2012, 08:31:18 »
Nobori-nin/Huntsman is done and for an open slot.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #346 on: 01 August 2012, 19:54:38 »
And that last post is why it's worth occasionally proofreading kids.  ::)

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #347 on: 01 August 2012, 21:21:40 »
And that last post is why it's worth occasionally proofreading kids.  ::)

I try to, but most kids have so many typos I give up.  :D
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #348 on: 02 August 2012, 08:13:09 »
I try to, but most kids have so many typos I give up.  :D
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #349 on: 08 August 2012, 17:11:54 »
Throwing in a request for the Mad Cat Mk III; there's the standard version, there's the (very cool) XTRO prototype, there's the (almost as cool) Eve variant, and there's the Mk III 2 for variants so it wouldn't need to be ignored for being too short.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #350 on: 10 August 2012, 17:01:16 »
Throwing in a request for the Mad Cat Mk III; there's the standard version, there's the (very cool) XTRO prototype, there's the (almost as cool) Eve variant, and there's the Mk III 2 for variants so it wouldn't need to be ignored for being too short.

While I would be happy to get the take of the community on it, the fact that the RS for the Mad Cat III 2 has not been released makes it difficult. Also, we don't know which numbers the Dark Age variants will have, once CGL releases them (I'm always calling them Mad Cat III 3 & 4 now, but that could change).

Btw: There is no mk in the Mad Cat III, it's a plain Mad Cat III
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #351 on: 10 August 2012, 18:49:28 »
I think chanman's planning to do that one eventually but I'm not sure.

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #352 on: 11 August 2012, 15:36:29 »
I got jymset's stuff and the Pariah is ready
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #353 on: 11 August 2012, 16:58:54 »
So, I learned recently that I'll actually be around the internet until early January, so I can handle another article if there are any that need writing.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #354 on: 13 August 2012, 13:18:11 »
So, I learned recently that I'll actually be around the internet until early January, so I can handle another article if there are any that need writing.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #355 on: 13 August 2012, 13:22:44 »
Hmmm....

Zeus sounds like fun. :D
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #356 on: 17 August 2012, 23:25:02 »
You know, it just occurred to me that both of the emergency backup articles are written by the same person.  What happens if he's the one to go missing for a few days? ???
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #357 on: 17 August 2012, 23:27:47 »
I'm sure we could survive a week off in such an unlikely occurrence. If not, I can throw together one about the Hogarth OmniMech.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #358 on: 18 August 2012, 06:43:36 »
Or I panic, haul something out of my archives, clean it off desperately, and repost it in a hurry.

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #359 on: 18 August 2012, 11:39:13 »
In lieu of that, I have a Fafnir article just laying around that I didn't intend to post here, but can't seem to find any reference to except the archive list. :P
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