AlanOfTheBerg - Crosses 2,000,000 points!

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Re: AlanOfTheBerg - Crosses 2,000,000 points!

Postby DonJ2 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:24 pm

I just made it to 1,000,000 points, so I can imagine how much hard work you've put in to get to 2,000,000. Congratulations, Alan. :)
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Re: AlanOfTheBerg - Crosses 2,000,000 points!

Postby GizmoGuy411 » Wed Oct 31, 2012 3:24 am

Congrats Alan!

Too bad that you don't get points for helping people on the forums, or you would be ahead of mapcat by now!
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Re: AlanOfTheBerg - Crosses 2,000,000 points!

Postby harling » Tue Nov 27, 2012 2:47 pm

SKYFLYGUY wrote:I wonder how does some one gets such points from???

Hours and hours and hours and hours and hours and hours and hours and hours and hours and hours and hours and hours and hours and hours and hours and hours and hours and hours of dedicated map editing.

And many of these were done on Cartouche, the previous map editor that allowed one edit & one save at a time: Change a segment's geometry, save (pause). Change a segment's name, save (pause). Change the next segment's name, save (pause). Add a new segment, save (pause). Add a junction to connect it to another road, save (pause). For me, those pauses could be up to ten seconds each when the system was working normally, thirty seconds when it was particularly busy, or a couple minutes when something was broken.

So if you wonder where the attention to detail comes from, now you know.
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Re: AlanOfTheBerg - Crosses 2,000,000 points!

Postby HavanaDay » Tue Oct 30, 2012 1:14 pm

My semi-belated congrats to you Alan. I would have posted yesterday but I was just too busy trying to catch you. :) If you ever get bored with the small stuff, like I do every once in a while, go to Miami, FL. Not really many editors down (I know of one active local editor) there and seems to be a lot of "non local" stuff that can be fixed. It is where I go when I want to take a break from the mundane.

Again congrats.
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Re: AlanOfTheBerg - Crosses 2,000,000 points!

Postby iainhouse » Mon Oct 29, 2012 10:26 am

Well done, sir!
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Re: AlanOfTheBerg - Crosses 2,000,000 points!

Postby jasonh300 » Tue Oct 30, 2012 2:25 am

Alright Alan, time to catch me again!
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Re: AlanOfTheBerg - Crosses 2,000,000 points!

Postby jasonh300 » Tue Oct 30, 2012 6:07 pm

AlanOfTheBerg wrote:I love the text in that ad. Update to 512KB of "user memory"!? What can't I do with that!


I remember paying about $200 to upgrade from 256 KB to 1 MEG! That enabled me to load the entire MS-DOS operating system into a RAMDISK so that my computer would go faster. Once I did that, I could run at the full 10 MHz processor speed and not have to wait for the slow hard drive response time.

I actually caught hell from a couple of jealous local BBS SysOps when I bought a 14.4k modem, even though CompuServ was the only thing I could connect to that worked at higher than 2400, and that required dialing a special 1-800 number, rather than the local server.
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Re: AlanOfTheBerg - Crosses 2,000,000 points!

Postby jasonh300 » Wed Oct 31, 2012 3:16 am

youncs wrote:I used to play MUD games on a 14.4k back in '94


MajorMUD?
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Re: AlanOfTheBerg - Crosses 2,000,000 points!

Postby jasonh300 » Wed Oct 31, 2012 5:06 pm

youncs wrote:You are always responsive on the forum and possess a generally pleasant disposition.


Guess you've never opened a new thread to inquire about points. :lol:
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Re: AlanOfTheBerg - Crosses 2,000,000 points!

Postby jondrush » Tue Nov 06, 2012 7:17 am

Congrats, you monster.
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