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by andy_t_roo
Wed May 22, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Links to Good Reading (Part 2)
Replies: 405
Views: 318495

Re: Links to Good Reading (Part 2)

https://www.royalroad.com/fiction/21979 ... f-the-void
one of the few books that i will specifically check to see if there is a new chapter up on a regular basis, as compared to simply seeing what is top of the 'recent announcements' list.
by andy_t_roo
Tue May 21, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Subjugation
Topic: Revolution, Chapter 2.
Replies: 26
Views: 4048

Re: Revolution, Chapter 2.

Fel, Quality over quantity is a good choice; if i wanted 2,000 chapters of filler i'd be reading something random at wuxiaWorld ....
by andy_t_roo
Sat Sep 08, 2018 4:18 am
Forum: Subjugation
Topic: Retribution, Chapter 12.
Replies: 37
Views: 7864

Re: Retribution, Chapter 12.

Thanks Fel, I logged back in for the first time in a while, then was up to 2am clearing the backlog of Retribution Reading :)
by andy_t_roo
Sun Aug 02, 2015 9:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: anyone has any idea whats happening to the site ?
Replies: 9
Views: 5190

Re: anyone has any idea whats happening to the site ?

I am glad this site is still up, it has provided many hours of interesting reading.

Please keep up the good work here :)
by andy_t_roo
Sun Aug 18, 2013 8:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Okay, resident techheads, advice time.
Replies: 53
Views: 12420

Re: Okay, resident techheads, advice time.

For mechanical drives, a reasonable backup solution is to just buy 2 drives and use them in raid 1 (and a mbo that supports raid1, as a software raid is more likely to die in a crash. this a) increases read speed, b) provides good protection against single disk failure. I would still suggest a secon...
by andy_t_roo
Mon Aug 12, 2013 11:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Okay, resident techheads, advice time.
Replies: 53
Views: 12420

Re: Okay, resident techheads, advice time.

In my professional opinion (i spent the last months working tech support for a small business) one of the best investments you can make with a computer atm is a SSD. The capacity doesn't matter too much, but make sure you've enough enough for windows, applications, and any active data (probably 128,...
by andy_t_roo
Mon May 20, 2013 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Links to Good Reading (Part 2)
Replies: 405
Views: 318495

Re: Links to Good Reading (Part 2)

http://www.starwalkerblog.com/awakening/
A ship's log, told from the ships point of view. It kept me up till 3am recently. Imaginative an surprising ng.
by andy_t_roo
Sun May 19, 2013 6:02 am
Forum: Subjugation
Topic: Secession, chapter 9.
Replies: 58
Views: 22806

Re: Secession, chapter 9.

Fel,
I think that the number of people who jump on the download as soon as it is up for offer should be taken as a vote of confidence in your work.

Regards,
Andrew

(one of the many people who keep an eye on the rss feed, just incase they have missed a chapter in the last few hours)
by andy_t_roo
Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:24 am
Forum: Subjugation
Topic: Secession, chapter 1.
Replies: 58
Views: 20226

Re: Secession, chapter 1.

as always, an interesting chapter, framing the way for an intergalactic 3 way showdown.

These 25k word "chapters" have me regularly filtering fanfiction.net by stories > 60k words ....
by andy_t_roo
Sun May 08, 2011 11:24 am
Forum: Community Contributed Stories
Topic: Thor's Child - Update to chapter 14
Replies: 13
Views: 5072

Re: Thor's Child - Update to chapter 14

Argh! I got fooled. All excited for a new chapter and then got smacked in the face with a TWO comments to a dead thread.
by andy_t_roo
Sat Mar 12, 2011 10:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Australia: It's a f'ing disaster
Replies: 9
Views: 2642

Re: Australia: It's a f'ing disaster

I believe something like 99% of Queensland is currently eligible for disaster relief (1,730,648 km2 is the total area of QLD - ( France (674,843 km2) + Spain(505,992) + Germany (357,114)+ United Kingdom (242,900)) http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/weather/further-soaking-for-states-north-as-forecas...
by andy_t_roo
Thu Feb 17, 2011 7:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Australia: It's a f'ing disaster
Replies: 9
Views: 2642

Re: Australia: It's a f'ing disaster

you missed the cyclone which just hit darwin -- apparently they have set a new all-time record for the most rain in February (840mm), and there is still a fair portion of Feb left.
by andy_t_roo
Sun Feb 13, 2011 8:03 am
Forum: Kit
Topic: Kit, chapter 42.
Replies: 34
Views: 16117

Re: Kit, chapter 42.

i haven't read kit in ages, is there anywhere where the first 40 or so chapters are archived together? and thanks fel for this chapter, you have me dancing :) never mind, the first 41 chapters can be found at http://www.weavespinner.net/Worlds_of_Fel.htm :) . \o o/ /o\ . | | | . /\ |\ /|
by andy_t_roo
Thu Jan 20, 2011 11:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Journeyverse is looking for beta writers
Replies: 0
Views: 1366

The Journeyverse is looking for beta writers

Hi, One of the links to good reading is the journeyverse (http://www.grandt.com/Journey/stories/), mostly created by tenhawk. This email came through recently, and as there are people who are interested in his writing, and do writing of their own, i thought i'd pass it on here. Andrew [Journeyverse]...
by andy_t_roo
Wed Jan 05, 2011 8:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A member of Fantastic Four is going to die
Replies: 8
Views: 2469

Re: A member of Fantastic Four is going to die

unless the 4th person is a bad guy - 3 fantasic superheros, and 1 fantastic supervillan is a bit of a mouthfull ....