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'Twas The Night Before Christmas...

Discussion in 'UO Baja' started by Proserpina, Dec 20, 2010.

  1. Proserpina

    Proserpina Journeyman
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    Jul 11, 2009
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    ...a taming tale!

    'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the realm
    the tamers were gatherin' with Pros at the helm.
    The tamers were ready, with all of them of them there,
    To sweet-talk some beasties with magic and flair.

    The Girl Scouts were nestled all snug in their beds,
    Dreaming of SuperKen, that tall, dashing red.
    Mama Faith wore no 'kerchief, but a mana regen cap,
    And stayed home for the night, for she had gifts to wrap.

    Then all of a sudden there rose such a clatter,
    I ran to the moongate to see what was the matter.
    And Sluggy and Handalf became silenced too,
    As we gazed at the spectacle in the Ole Moonglow Zoo.

    The light of the gate on the new-fallen snow
    Twinkled and shimmered with a magical glow.
    And from it came singing that tamer/mage James,
    Dragging behind him an enormous........drake train.

    Suddenly more tamers arrived through more gates,
    With dragons and bears and unicorns I hate!
    More swiftly than eagles they came and they went,
    'Twas looking like another Taming Hour well-spent.

    Now Brega! Now 'Trina!
    James and Deb too!
    Kat and Taliesin,
    the [RAGE] sister crew!

    So let me exclaim on this fair, taming night,
    Glad Yule one and all!
    (And don't let your beasts bite!)

    Taming Hour Hosted by the BRPA Alliance
    Hostess: Proserpina​

    Starting # - 11,414,750 points
    Ending # - 11,467, 206
    Total point earned : 52,456 pts.

    Random Prize # - 11, 444, 567
    Winner - James (Who then kindly passed his prize to Elissa [RAGE])

    James (MT)
    Kat MacBroeden (DWN)
    Elissa [RAGE]
    Katrina Cole (T'nA)
    Dante Lamperouge (BRPA)
    Cairn Brega (TAO)


    The evening began with just four tamers and some really mean drakes, but as the hour wore on, we gained a few more people. By the end of the night 53,000 pts were earned, a very impressive number for a small group!

    As always we thank you for the time and animals you donate to the Baja Moongow Zoo, it allows our shard to maintain the Silver Steed.

    No taming hour next week! And a Blessed holiday to all!
  2. Spycam

    Spycam Guest

    Epic Fail:
    To much time on their hands!:wall:
  3. Amber Witch

    Amber Witch Slightly Crazed
    Stratics Veteran Alumni Gilfane

    Sep 18, 2008
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    Epic Fail?? How do you figure that?

    This weekly event has been happening for years!

    Wonderful job Proserpina et all.

  4. Brytt

    Brytt Seasoned Veteran
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    Mar 16, 2004
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    This is clever, and so appropos!
  5. SuperKen

    SuperKen Slightly Crazed
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    May 22, 2008
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    I love seeing people supporting the zoo. Great to know we have such dedicated folks on this shard.
  6. Yalp

    Yalp Guest

    Wonderful diddy Pros! Great fun to read, and a good job all tamer/donors!

    Happy Holidays to all!
  7. Mama Faith

    Mama Faith Sage
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    May 13, 2008
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    Pros never ceases to amaze me with her wit and ability to rhyme. The dedication that she and others have shown to keep that zoo going is commendable. As to having "too" much time on their hands? What better way to spend a relaxing Sunday evening if you're ingame. :cheerleader:
  8. Pauldarian

    Pauldarian Guest

    That isn't a very positive thing to say
  9. canary

    canary Guest

    Yeah, GOD FORBID someone would do something fun and community minded. rolleyes:
  10. jwauk99

    jwauk99 Adventurer
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    Mar 30, 2009
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    This was awesome. Very original and very well done!
  11. Nok

    Nok Lore Master
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    May 12, 2008
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    Nicely done Pros!
  12. Xel The Wanderer

    Xel The Wanderer Lore Keeper
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    Feb 25, 2004
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