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Chat with students Ying-Lan from Taiwan and Felix from Brazil and teachers Vance, Michael C and Maggi

November 14, 1999

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Maggi and Vance are at the Palace when they see Michael and Ying Lan come up on ICQ at about the same time.

Vance: MC is there. And Ying. Can you tell YL where we are?

Maggi: ok

Maggi: message is off

Vance: I've just told them. Both msg'd me.

Maggi: ok

Maggi: Hi Ying

Ying-Lan: Hi. maggi ; Hi Vnace.

Ying-Lan: Hi Michalec.

MichaelC: Hi everyone.

Maggi: Hi mc

Vance: Hi. Just sending an email out to everyone

MichaelC: So this is a Portuguese room?

Ying-Lan: No idea about this.

Vance: It's labeled on my computer.

Maggi: I probably will not be around next weekend.

MichaelC: No - Spanish.

Vance: But I can't see it. No graphics. How can I force graphics to load?

Ying-Lan: Why? where do you go?

Maggi: I'm moving

Maggi: I may be offline awhile

Ying-Lan: ^To move to another house?

Vance: Upstairs?

Maggi: upstairs...

Ying-Lan: upstairs? in the same house?

MichaelC: Don;t know how to force download of graphics - but you need convhall.gif

Maggi: yep

Ying-Lan: ^Do you live in a apartment?

MichaelC: Maybe I can send it to you>

Vance: Go for it.

Maggi: I live in a bungalow now

Maggi: I am moving to the top floor of a 3 family house

Maggi: this is going to be a mini helll

Ying-Lan: OH....

Ying-Lan: But the bungalow is better, isn't it?

Maggi: moving is no fun no matter ho9w far you go

Maggi: yes it is...but I would have to move next May anyway.

Maggi: better now

Maggi: the other flat is completely rennovated

Maggi: looks nice

MichaelC: Vance - I have 5 files that are in the palace/mexico folder. They're on the way...

Vance: k

Maggi: you should hasve left him i the dark mc

Maggi: :-)

Vance: (can't see the keyboard in here)

Maggi: he likes to feel ...:-)

Vance: (grope grope ... who was that?!)

MichaelC: What you do when you get the files I'm not sure....

Maggi: hey!!

Vance: oh, it was you

MichaelC: ...stick them in the appropriate folder I guess.

Maggi: ROTFL

MichaelC: A shame you can't see Vance - it's nice here.

Maggi: isn't it

Vance: Palace / mexico eh? (downloading now)

MichaelC: So Maggie - finished moving?

Maggi: ha...just starting the ordeal...

MichaelC: Hang on - I gotta log out for a bit. Urgent need of phone....back in 5.

Vance: No good. I've already got five files in a Palace / Media / MexicoCo folder

Maggi: you need isdn

Maggi: Hi Glenys

Vance: Hi Glennys. Guys I've got to log out for a sec to update these files (sharing violation)

Vance: brb

Ying-Lan: maggi, the old bunglow has to be renovated?

Maggi: Not by me

Ying-Lan: by tho owner?

MichaelC: Back again...

Maggi: yes...he is making a lot of changes.

Maggi: that was quick mc

MichaelC: Well you know Australians!

Maggi: Vance did a disappearing act too!

Ying-Lan: Do you allowed to move back when it is done?

Maggi: no Ying this is a permanent move...

MichaelC: Very efficient users of technology.

MichaelC: Are you still in the dark Vance?

Maggi: the Australians mc?

Vance has logged off to update the images Michael sent; Vance logs back on ...

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Searching for Plug-ins...

PalacePresents Viewer Installed!

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*** Welcome to The Palace Portal!

*** You are hidden

Vance: ^@96,35 Props Galore. All original Props. Many categories. Help available for creating your own Avs! Click to go there now. []


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Vance: YES!!!

Vance: It worked!

MichaelC: Who fou d this nice place?

Maggi: I noticed the latest figures showed the quake did not affect the economy in Taiwan.

MichaelC: So you have the pictures now Vance?

Maggi: me

Ying-Lan: But the expert said it was different between Taiwan and Turkey...

Vance: Yeah. I had each of those files but each was zero bytes.

Vance: I tried to replace them with yours but there was a sharing violation.

Maggi: tsk tsk

Vance: I logged off (end of sharing violation), replaced my zero byte files with yours and ...

Vance: voila

Vance: I mean CARAMBA!

Maggi: middle of the road is a good place to get run over.

Vance: How bout the edge of the road ...

Ying-Lan: Yaah,,, but if the earthquake have hit the north part of Taiwan,,, it should have been hurt our economic..

Maggi: it would have

Ying-Lan: Yaah,,, but if the earthquake have hit the north part of Taiwan,,, it would have been hurt our economic..

MichaelC: There's always a solution (re V's file problem). Well done Vance!

Vance: Thanks for the files

Maggi: even men can be creative and intuitive...:-)

MichaelC: Yes EVEN men.

MichaelC: There is hope for the world.

Vance: ESPEcially men, SOME would say ...

Maggi: that's what I said silly

Maggi: don't push it Vance

MichaelC: Do you think we'll ever get ou own Palace back?

Maggi: wwhat does Nttie say?

Maggi: Nettie

MichaelC: She just says the whole thing is being rebuilt.....

MichaelC: maybe our little space is low priority?

Maggi: Guess it takestime

Maggi: probably is mc

MichaelC: I don't leimto keep buggin her but maybe we should asl her again .

MichaelC: I don't like...

Maggi: ask for a time estimate...

MichaelC: Ok - good idea.

Vance: This seems ok

Vance: If you go to, it seems there's nothing there but the Palace

Maggi: there are piles of Palaces available

Vance: So it must be their bread and butter, their only business (Coterie's)

MichaelC: Except where not wizards here outside of EFI.

Maggi: and when was the last time you used them mc...?

MichaelC:'s the though that counts!

Vance: I never understood this wizard thing, did you, YL?

Maggi: I see +-)

MichaelC: But I'd been contemplating using Palace Presents again...

Vance: (what are they talking about, YL?)

Maggi: I have a password somewhere for the corterie site to be a wizard.

Ying-Lan: ^Does it matter with WIZARD?

Maggi: You can't use the software fully without it.

Maggi: Hi Felix

Felix: hi there

Vance: Hi Felix

MichaelC: test...

Ying-Lan: I got low quality of ISP transportation today.

MichaelC: Am I working?

Felix: Wow.. So techinal uh Ying?

Vance: Do you mean your connection is poor?

Maggi: how do you mean mc?

Maggi: poof

MichaelC: test...

Felix: Good day for all.

MichaelC: OK. I'm back.

Maggi: now you see now you don't

MichaelC: Hi Felix.

Felix: I thought you could get rid of you MC.. LOL

Felix: we could.

Maggi: can you zap him Felix?

MichaelC: How was your day Felix - lots of videos?

Felix: I am trying desperately Maggi..LOL

Felix: Yep.. I rented 4..

MichaelC: No one is a wizard here so we're all safe.

Maggi: you had to ask mc...:0

MichaelC: ONLY 4?

Felix: LOL@MC..

Vance: Last week you guys talked a lot about videos.

Felix: Monday is holiday here so I will have time to watch them

MichaelC: What's the holiay for?

Maggi: what holiday?

Felix: Independence of the Republic

Maggi: echo here...

MichaelC: Congratulations!

Maggi: is still not free

Felix: I am not a nacionalist MC

MichaelC: lol@Maggie.

Maggi: nationalist

MichaelC: We remain British slaves.

Felix: Vance and Ying are quiet.

MichaelC: In fact YL just disappeared!

Maggi: Vance is taking 5

Felix: taking 5???? what is that?

Maggi: :-)

MichaelC: So explain Maggie....

Maggi: could be a number of things

Felix: MY son just arrived here... He had a fever this night.. HE slept in my bed with us.

Vance: Actually, I'm taking OFF.

Vance: Gotta go teach that diving class.

Maggi: have fun...

Vance: One of my students just showed up.

MichaelC: OK Vance. Teach em lots.

Felix: I hope you don't drown your students Vance. :o))

Maggi: clear the runnway for take offf...

Vance: ok, bye all ... btw, who's on LOG DUTY?

MichaelC: Is it hot today - nice weather for diving?

Vance: I'm getting it up to now

Vance: It's a little cool, and cooling

Maggi: guys?

Felix: I can do that

Maggi: I have to go soon too.

MichaelC: I can do it ....thanks Felix.

Maggi: good Felix

Vance: Ok, thanks. I'll just grab the logs and ...

Felix: oh ok Mc.. You do it.

MichaelC: I can do it for another 15 mins.

Ying-Lan: Hi everyone!

Felix: Hi Ying Lang

MichaelC: Hell YL. Welcome back.

Maggi: Made it back Ying

Maggi: :-)

Maggi: flying fingers MC!

Vance: OK, bye, nice to see everyone again in such nice surroundings ...

Vance: shuss

Maggi: ciao!

MichaelC: I got thrown out earlier. maybe they don't like us using this Palace?

Felix: Bye Vance..

Ying-Lan: Got some trouble with connection... it was too slow... I was in dark, either.

No connection - Press Connect button to go to a Palace

Vance leaves the chat ...


Ying-Lan: Got some trouble with connection... it was too slow... I was in dark, either.

Felix: what is shuss???

Maggi: should be tschuss

Felix: meaning??

Maggi: bye

Maggi: like ciao

Felix: in what language??

Maggi: shuss is when you ski straight down the run

Maggi: German Felix

MichaelC: So how's your kid Felix? Still with fever?

Felix: No. Thank Heavens he's ok now.... Right now he's messing my room.. Kids..

MichaelC: Do you mind your kids in bed with you?

Maggi: messing up your room

Felix: Nope.

MichaelC: You're a cool dad.

Felix: thanks Maggi

Maggi: I took my son to bed often when he was little

MichaelC: Kids love that.

Felix: He woke up at 3 am and we watched a movie together.

Maggi: they sure do

Felix: My wife gave a lecture to both of us.. :o))

Maggi: :-)

MichaelC: I always find it hard to understand why some parents don't like it.

Ying-Lan: Felix, you did not need sleep?

Felix: But I sleep Ying!!!

MichaelC: But what was the movie you watched together? A kid's movie I hope?

Maggi: they think, mistakenly, that perhaps the children will never leave their bed.

Felix: nope... The Master's of the Wishes II...

MichaelC: Don't know it./

Maggi: pls don't ask mc

Felix: well, when you have 3 it's hard to manage that.. But I got used to it.

MichaelC: lol

MichaelC: Why not ask maggie?

Felix: LOL@Maggi... It's a suspense movie.

Maggi: at least it keeps your bed warm eh Felix?

MichaelC: Felix is a decent guy. I'm sure he'd only show hos kids 'good' movies.

Felix: but so many legs Maggi..

Maggi: people used to sleep ltogether in one big bed.

Felix: Oh yes.... I don't show my kids "that" kind of movies. And to tell you the truth I seldom rent them.

MichaelC: And I believe you Felix.

Maggi: lots of feet to tickle

Felix: You'd better do.. I am not lying.

MichaelC: OK. I really do!

MichaelC: I just like stirring you up Felix.

Maggi: let'sw stir him up eh Felix?

Felix: I know MC..

MichaelC: No no please no!

Felix: LOL

Maggi: tickle him...

Maggi: he is ticklish I bet

MichaelC: I'm hiding behind Ying.

Felix: Mc, why doesn't your wife participate with us too?? You once said that she's a teacher..

Maggi: just like a man to hide behind a woman...

MichaelC: Yes she is Felix. Usually this time on a Sunday night she's in bed.....

Felix: oh I forgot that it's too late for you

MichaelC: ......but you're right ...that's a god idea. I'll inviet her.

MichaelC: a good idea.

Felix: Tell her that I would appreciate it a lot.

MichaelC: OK. I will.

Maggi: he loves women!

Ying-Lan: Can you be on line at the same time in your house? Michalec.

Felix: I wish I could meet you all personally one day....

Maggi: same here

MichaelC: Yes Ying - but only on the one computer.

Maggi: you need isdn

MichaelC: We would have to share.

Felix: Ying, don't you want to visit me during carnival??

Ying-Lan: carnival?

Felix: yep

Maggi: Carnival started here already

Felix: Carnival here is in February.

Maggi: on 11.11 at 11.11

Maggi: the best stuff is then too Felix

MichaelC: Really? 11/11 here is Remembrance Day - the day to remember all the people who have dies in war!

Maggi: with parades and parties

Ying-Lan: I don't know.... I can not be off of my work during Feb... It is Chinese New Year...

Maggi: it is just the kick off of the season

Felix: In Carnival we have parties, lots of street parties.

Felix: Come in January then Ying.

MichaelC: ..and at Chinese New Year you have your own parties.

Ying-Lan: I have heard that... and Watched it on TV...

Maggi: Next year is our year Ying.

MichaelC: Are you seriously thinking about going to Brazil Ying?

Ying-Lan: Yes, it is dragon's year.

Ying-Lan: Not yet...

Felix: I would be happy if any of you come to visit me.

MichaelC: One day Felix.

Felix: I will wait.

MichaelC: When my kids leave home and I have a lot more money.

Ying-Lan: I told you before, I have to study for the test which will take in the Nest March.

Ying-Lan: next

MichaelC: I see Ying.

Maggi: You think you will have more money when they leave mc?

Ying-Lan: Sooo... It is hard to traval in FEB... we can not be absent from 12/30 to 1/10.. because of the Y2K

MichaelC: Well my time's up. can anyone continue with the log or are you going too? maggie - of course I will. Kids cost a fortune.

Felix: i got disconnected.

Maggi: I'm going

Maggi: I know they do mc...

Felix: I am going too.. Nice to catch you all today.

Ying-Lan: Bye...

Maggi: I'm waiting for the day he can do it himself.

MichaelC: OK So we're all going. Nice to see you too Felix.

Felix: bye

Maggi: Bye all! Enjoy your day!

MichaelC: Have a good wek everyone.

MichaelC: Goodnight!

Maggi: I may not be around after Friday...

MichaelC: Why not maggie? Is this cos of moving?

Maggi: slaap lekker mc

Maggi: yep

MichaelC: How lomg for maggie?

Maggi: who knows...depends how fast I can get reconnected.

MichaelC: OK. Keep in touch though won't you? With email from work or something?

Maggi: will do

MichaelC: OK. Ciao.

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