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[News] Chalupa's Charitable Castle Clean-up!

Discussion in 'UO Siege Perilous' started by Beatrice Quill, Jan 3, 2008.

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    [​IMG]una! City of paladins, virtue and light!

    Oh, and banksitters, notos, PKs and accusations of scamming. But who cares about that lot?

    Although dear Otto despises the place, and avoids it like the plague, I occasionally go for a stealth around, just to keep up with whatever's going on there!
    I was glad that I had last night. Chalupa had chosen the middle of Winter to do some spring-cleaning!

    I was lurking around, listening to the usual chatter, and the sounds of Otto snoring upstairs.

    [​IMG] And then, in twinkling, I heard a moongate,
    Ripping its way through time and space,
    As I turned to retire to the land of dream,
    Chalupa, of DTA fame, appeared on the scene!

    He was dressed in black, from his head to his foot,
    Apart from a green apron, which looked pretty good.
    He staggered under the weight of the goods on his back,
    And grinned as he reached into his pack.

    The snowglobes how they twinkled! The gift boxes looked merry!
    The snowmen half-melted, the tree-deeds too many!
    He gave out leg-bones, pixie swatters, and an old juka bow,
    And many, many snowballs that we all started to throw!

    Well, I think I'd probably better leave the odd rhymes to Otto. Anyway, you get the idea!

    The end result was that many of us ended up trying to stuff the contents of his castle into our rather small bank boxes, backpacks, and the occasional pack llama or beetle!

    Time after time, he vanished through a moongate, only to re-appear moments later, littering the floor with all sorts of items from seasons past!
    [​IMG] Snowmen, snowflakes, minor artifacts, deeds, potted plants, crystal snowglobes, and much more came flying out of his pack, as those gathered scurried about trying to grab something exceptional off the floor!

    Say what you will about decorative things, and those addicted to pixels, Luna was a busy place!

    Chalupa was enjoying his role as Father Christmas just as much as his role as the pied piper, and successfully led some of us near the edge of the town! [​IMG]
    So, a tip to any who want to get their targets out of the guard zone - bring lots of festive trinkets! Hee!

    The crowd grew and grew, until Chalupa finally ran out of goodies to give away!
    [​IMG] Ending his stint as Santa with a few black pumpkins and a last handful of snowglobes, he withdrew a large check, and disappeared into the night!


    Many thanks, Chalupa, from all of us who were there! You could easily have thrown it all in the trash barrel, but you took the time and effort to brighten up our evening!



    Now, can someone please give me a free castle, or a free storage expansion token?
    My home is starting to look like Homer Simpson at an all-you-can-eat buffet!


    - Bea

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  2. Feyre

    Feyre Guest

    Thats Photoshopped im definatly the infamous chalupa.
  3. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Are you selling your castle, perchance?
  4. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Be glad that I was asleep. You might have ended up with the verse about your little round belly, that shook when you laughed, like a bowlful of jelly!

    Oh, and it's paint.netted. She doesn't have Photoshop.
    I am glad to hear that this is just due to consolidation, and not due to you looking for the nearest exit, though! But, next time you decide to do something like this, PLEASE kill Bea first. I woke up this morning to find ALL my storage gone, and snowglobes falling out of every chest, box, and backpack I own! Her keep's in a similar state. *sighs*

    I'd just finished freeing up a ton of lockdowns, too!
    I hope EA are paying you commission on all their sales of extended storage, after this!