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Discussion in 'UHall' started by Black Sun, Jun 18, 2012.

  1. Black Sun

    Black Sun Grand Poobah
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    Well, as some of you may know some time ago I quit playing. As of last month I closed my last account. My interest in UO seems to have dried up again and I'm finding my interests pulled in different directions. Although I had planned on sticking around here and remaining on staff, I have decided to retire my staff badge. I'm finding myself logging in less and less each day and Petra and Magdalene have done such a fine job assembling a great set of moderators that problems are usually taken care of before I even hear about them.

    I'll still pop in from time to time to say hello and check up on UO. Who knows what may happen down the road, I just may be back someday. Until then, TTFN.

    *waves*
     
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  2. Ludes

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    You'll be back.
     
  3. Woodsman

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    I doubt you and Pinco can stay away from UO.
     
  4. Tazar

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    *looks to the desk to the left at the empty manacles there* How'd he get loose?

    Best of luck and keep in touch. :)
     
  5. Petra Fyde

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    we'll miss you. Good luck in all you do next - and visit often!
     
  6. gunneroforgin

    gunneroforgin Slightly Crazed
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    And another one bites the dust!
    May you have fair winds and a following sea in all your new endevers.
     
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  7. Taylor

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    Thanks for all your hard work. There'll always be a place for you here.
     
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  8. kelmo

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    *thumps chest and points to Blacksun*
     
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  9. Lady Tia

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    Agreed...what Petra said! Come back often!
     
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  10. Magdalene

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    You WILL be missed
    :grouphug:
     
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  11. old gypsy

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    Wishing you many enjoyable new adventures, and hope you decide to return one day.
     
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  12. Uriah Heep

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    Good luck my friend. Land on your feet and keep on enjoying life. My thanks to you for the load of advice and help over the last few years.

    *waves*
     
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  13. Storm

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    Safe journeys! pop in and say hi when you can!
     
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  14. Podolak

    Podolak Crazed Zealot
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    Argh! Good luck partner! Hope to see you pop in once in a while.
     
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  15. Tjalle

    Tjalle Grand Inquisitor
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    Take care!
     
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  16. Jade of Sonoma

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    Waves back. Here's wishing you the best always.
     
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  17. Felonious Monk

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    Thanks for all your help.
    I wish you luck in your pursuit of happiness sir.
    :party:
     
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  18. G.v.P

    G.v.P Stratics Legend
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    I seem to recall you best by a Futurama avatar (no?), haha. You were always a fair mod in my opinion, and it's definitely weird to see an oldie like you leave the fold completely.

    Ah, didn't remember Pinco quitting. No wonder the high res is taking so long, EA trying to hire him :).
     
  19. Zuckuss

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    Please don't be a stranger old friend.
     
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    Assia Penryn The Sleeping Dragon
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    Thank you for volunteering. :)
     
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  22. Viquire

    Viquire Crazed Zealot
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    There isn't a walrus in here anywhere. :/

    Coo Coo KaChoo Sun. Fare well, until we meet again.
     
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  23. AirmidCecht

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    I'm in denial about this so Hi! :p
     
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  24. Flutter

    Flutter Always Present
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    Who will be mean to me while you're gone?
     
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  25. Athelas

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    :( Safe journey's Black sun!
     
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  26. Black Sun

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    They were foolish enough to leave me a box of paperclips. :D
     
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  27. Black Sun

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    Thanks for the well wishes everyone, it means a lot to me. I've met some great people during my time here and will surely miss you folks as well. But I won't be away for ever. I don't think it's even possible. It might just be a rumor, but I hear that if you read the source code for UO backward you'll realize it's actually a magic spell that makes us all addicted for life.

    Thanks Syrus. I'm sure that if/when I come back I'll be offering my help to Stratics again. Since I started UO back in 2000 Stratics has always been a big help to me. If I can help repay that by volunteering here I certainly will.

    *Waves at Kelmo*
    Thanks pal. I'm going to continue to wear my WWKD bracelet as a constant reminder of what I learned from you.
    1) Cats are awesome
    2) Don't poke big dogs with pointy sticks
    3) Flutter may be evil, but she makes awesome cookies
    4) If you have a problem that you're not sure you can fix that means you need to approach it more like a Texan.

    I've taught you all I know my young Padawan. All you need to do to complete your training is to slay Kelmo in armed combat.
    Good luck with that one. *snickers*

    Airmid, you never fail to make me laugh. Here's something to help you out with the transition. :D

    I'll still be mean to you, it's in my nature.
    Oh, wait. I mean I was never mean to you.

    Thanks for the well wishes everyone. If anyone wants to keep in touch and doesn't want to wait for me to post here, you can add me on facebook. Just let me know who you are when you send a request so I don't ignore it. For some reason I keep getting random requests for Ukrainian women looking for a husband and middle eastern guys trying to sell me authentic Nykee sneakers. It's kinda weird...
     
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  28. Mirt

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    Black Sun your really going to be missed. If there is anything we can do for you let us know.
     
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  29. AirmidCecht

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    Well let's just blow right through these stages shall we?

    Denial :)

    Anger :mad:

    Bargaining :beer:

    Depression :(

    Acceptance that it never happened :rolleyes:

    Hi! :)
     
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  30. whiterabbit

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    *WABES* *GIBES ICE CREAMS FER THE ROAD*
     
  31. Shamus Turlough

    Shamus Turlough Lore Master
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    Safe journeys brother. May you land on your feet wherever you fly next.
     
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  32. Flutter

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    He can't quit us.
     
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  33. Zosimus

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    You will be missed bro. Hope all goes well in your journeys in life.

    *Cheers to good health and new adventures whatever they be*

    Huzzah for Black Sun!!!!!
     
  34. Zosimus

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    Yup!!! You are in denial
     
  35. Phangs_of_Phage

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    Does this mean you will unban all the cats pvpers you banned from the boards for not letting your guild farm powerscrolls?
     
  36. Flutter

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    LOL @ U
    What guild was he in? Black Sun never was a powerscroll farmer.
     
  37. Zosimus

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    No he was a PS slave driver. He made me farm for him day and night when you all were not on. :(
     
  38. Flutter

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    Haha
    Thats how he got so rich! LMAO
    I think he might have been in the senior citizen guild at one point... maybe that's the guild Phangs is talking about.
     
  39. Taylor

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    The level of mushy-ness in this thread is making me uncomfortable, so I hate you now. Scram.
     
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  40. Black Sun

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    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA.
    I needed a good laugh. Priceless.
     
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  41. Lady Storm

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    Get your tail back here mister! Soon ok?
    Look I can see a need to wander off for a bit but think of all the headaches you will have when you come back to catch up..... I suguest you take a few weeks off and go fishing....
    Here you can use Kelmo as bait.....errr make that Tazar... Kelmo will scare off the darn fish!!!!
     
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