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Offline Ebor

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Star Lost...
« on: January 15, 2008, 03:38:23 PM »
Have I done something?  I've lost most of my stars!!

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Re: Star Lost...
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2008, 03:45:23 PM »
Hello,

Better to lose all your stars than to lose all your marbles.  :laugh:


I wonder if this has anything to do with the new titles? Though I still have all my stars - curious.
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Re: Star Lost...
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2008, 03:51:14 PM »
Hello,

Better to lose all your stars than to lose all your marbles.  :laugh:

heheheh.  I dunno.  There are times when I wonder about where all my marbles have gone too.  Then again with three kids it's likely that *they* took them.  ;D

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I wonder if this has anything to do with the new titles? Though I still have all my stars - curious.

I was wondering about that, too

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Re: Star Lost...
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2008, 05:15:50 PM »
Yeah, my "Stars" seem to have been lost, too.

(As well as all my bookmarks...grrrrr)
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Re: Star Lost...
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2008, 06:47:03 PM »
OC net presents "Star Lost", a ecumenical group that disappears while viewing a meteor shower from a high mesa on the border of Arizona and New Mexico...
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Re: Star Lost...
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2008, 04:48:06 AM »
Perhaps this may explain the mystery of the lost stars:

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Re: Star Lost...
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2008, 10:55:10 AM »
ah. Thank you, OzGeorge.  The stars were used as a trade-in to get the new title, maybe?  ;D ;)

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Re: Star Lost...
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2008, 11:58:54 AM »
ah. Thank you, OzGeorge.  The stars were used as a trade-in to get the new title, maybe?  ;D ;)

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That, and to give you something new to work towards by setting the goal post higher. ;)
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Re: Star Lost...
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2008, 12:57:34 PM »
Suddenly the thought went through my head "Stars are like Green Stamps."  That dates me, I suspect.  :D  So I have to collect more postings to trade in. 

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Re: Star Lost...
« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2008, 01:08:52 PM »
Have I done something?  I've lost most of my stars!!

Ebor

When the new titles were added, no stars/colors were assigned to them other than the default one yellow star.  We're working on a new star/symbol system.
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Re: Star Lost...
« Reply #10 on: January 16, 2008, 03:58:17 PM »
How about the "Star of Elendil"?  or the Whirlpool Galaxy?
 :D ;)

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Missing stars?
« Reply #11 on: July 14, 2008, 11:56:37 AM »
I'm trying to figure out if or what I may have done.  Last week I had a row of stars.  Now there's only one.  Did I break something?

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Re: Star Lost...
« Reply #12 on: July 14, 2008, 01:21:13 PM »
Again? Ack.
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Re: Star Lost...
« Reply #13 on: July 14, 2008, 02:03:04 PM »
I'd forgotten that this had happened before.  Ah well, perhaps it is my lot in life to be ummm lost in the star?  not "starry-I'd"  err better stop now   ;)
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Re: Star Lost...
« Reply #14 on: July 14, 2008, 02:03:51 PM »
When the new titles were added, no stars/colors were assigned to them other than the default one yellow star.  We're working on a new star/symbol system.

I must have broken something, so it's all my fault.  ;)
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Re: Star Lost...
« Reply #15 on: July 14, 2008, 02:12:59 PM »
Up to about 100 posts, I had 3 yellow stars.  After 100 posts, I have just one yellow star.  I figured that no one liked me and my stars were taken away as a consequence.   :D

Now I have 4 stars.  Thanks Cleveland for whatever you did to resolve the issue in little time.   ;)
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Re: Star Lost...
« Reply #16 on: July 14, 2008, 02:14:40 PM »
I'm trying to figure out if or what I may have done.  Last week I had a row of stars.  Now there's only one.  Did I break something?

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Re: Star Lost...
« Reply #17 on: July 14, 2008, 03:46:57 PM »
They're back !  Oh frabjious day!

Thank you... and I'll try to not do it again.
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Re: Star Lost...
« Reply #18 on: July 17, 2008, 10:06:37 AM »
Down to one, huh?

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Re: Star Lost...
« Reply #19 on: July 17, 2008, 10:59:15 AM »
Down to one, huh?

There's gratitude for ya'...  ;D

Gratitude?  For what? being a pedant and information geek?  ;) ;D
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