LUG: LAN Party! Can anyone help me be in two places at once?

Nicolas Bailey nbailey at mines.edu
Tue Apr 15 21:42:42 MDT 2008


The dorm was at CC.  There were two lofted beds with desks underneath with
barely enough room for the chairs.

And yeah, my gmail sends mail as @mines if needed, but it requires my
thinking to change the drop down (which I did the second time around).

Nick

On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 9:19 PM, Ben Jones <ben.james.jones at gmail.com>
wrote:

> I find hard to believe anyone had a smaller dorm than me.  I shared a room
> that was small for a single in Weaver my Freshman year.  Especially when its
> starting to get this nice out, its cool to be around campus on the
> weekends.  Get a couple people from your floor to go toss some disc on
> k-dar, way better than being at home
>
> -Ben
>
> Mod's node:
> You can set up gmail to send mail as another account (that you own).  I
> just set it up a couple of days ago so I no longer have to use webmail
> ever.
>
> On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 9:00 PM, Nicolas Bailey <nbailey at mines.edu> wrote:
>
> > Resending from Mines e-mail so it doesn't get stuck in moderation....
> >
> > I don't know you, but I'd relate the following story:
> >
> > My best friend went home every weekend his first year of school.  He had
> > a smelly, irritating roommate in a dormroom /much/ smaller than any on the
> > Mines campus.  He's a PhD student at UCSB now, and he still says his biggest
> > college regret is not staying on campus most weekends his freshman year.
> > Break your cycle while you are ahead!  If your roommate is that intolerable,
> > stay with a friend or something.
> >
> > Also, I can be irritatingly verbose, especially in e-mails, and I still
> > think you need to seriously study the definition of "brevity."
> >
> > Nick
> >
> > PS: There isn't much setup required to "attend" remotely.  If you
> > connect to the VPN, you'll be able to join games as if you are local (you
> > might have to call somebody there to figure out some details, though).  So,
> > it will work pretty easily, even if it's like choosing cybersex over the
> > real deal.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 6:48 PM, Ben Jones <ben.james.jones at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > I'm with Ryan on this one.
> > >
> > > You should be gaming until early morning on Saturday, meaning you
> > > should follow that up by sleeping until early evening on Saturday, which is
> > > pretty much Sunday already.
> > >
> > > -Ben
> > >
> > >
> > > On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 6:13 PM, Samuel Goodwin <goodwinlabs at gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Orrrr you could like... stay in Golden for one whoooole weekend. You
> > > > can come play games with me at work on Saturday and roam around on
> > > > Sunday!
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Apr 15, 2008, at 6:04 PM, Wojtek Rajski wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Chip I'd be willing to drive you home just learn how to write
> > > > > shorter emails.  For my sake. Please
> > > > >
> > > > > Wojtek
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: cdavis at mines.edu
> > > > >
> > > > > Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 13:41:57
> > > > > To:lug at mailman.mines.edu <To%3Alug at mailman.mines.edu>
> > > > > Subject: Re: LUG: LAN Party! Can anyone help me be in two places
> > > > at
> > > > > once?
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Guys,
> > > > >
> > > > > I'd love to come to the LAN Party, but I have a problem that will,
> > > > if
> > > > > left unsolved, stop me from coming.
> > > > >
> > > > > Normally on Friday afternoons, straight after class, I catch a bus
> > > > to
> > > > > Denver, where I would catch another bus to Colorado Springs (my
> > > > > hometown). The reason? I HATE STAYING IN THE DORMS!! It's cramped,
> > > > > it's boring (I mean AFTER fun events like LAN Parties), and
> > > > there's no
> > > > > privacy. If I could, I'd drive home, but I don't have a full
> > > > license
> > > > > and I don't even have a car anyway.
> > > > >
> > > > > If I go to the LAN Party, I can't go home. Why? Because *the last
> > > > FREX
> > > > > for the ENTIRE WEEK* leaves at 7:45p--15 minutes BEFORE the LAN
> > > > Party
> > > > > even begins! For some reason, the FREX *DOES NOT RUN ON WEEKENDS!*
> > > > I
> > > > > CANNOT TAKE IT HOME THE SATURDAY AFTER! For this reason, I'm
> > > > beginning
> > > > > to think that going to the LAN Party just isn't worth it. I just
> > > > might
> > > > > go home instead of going to the LAN Party.
> > > > >
> > > > > I have two solutions to this. The first one allows me to go home
> > > > as I
> > > > > normally do, but may require additional setup on our part. We can
> > > > set
> > > > > this up so that I or anyone else can connect to CSM's network via
> > > > VPN
> > > > > (don't worry; I've got a reasonably large pipeline to the Internet
> > > > at
> > > > > my house) and join the LAN Party remotely. I won't be able to
> > > > > physically be there, but I'll still be able to play with you, and
> > > > I'll
> > > > > still be able to go home for the weekend like I normally do. Ask
> > > > CSM
> > > > > VG about this; they had a setup like that.
> > > > >
> > > > > The second one allows me to physically be at the LAN Party, but I
> > > > > probably won't be able to go home until Saturday. For this to
> > > > work,
> > > > > one of you or someone you know needs to be willing to take me to
> > > > > Colorado Springs. I have my house-key, and I know where I live, so
> > > > I
> > > > > only need a ride to the Springs. This way, after the party,
> > > > whoever
> > > > > will take me home can do so.
> > > > >
> > > > > I really prefer the first solution, because I don't want to burden
> > > > one
> > > > > of you with taking me home. I'll even help with setup if
> > > > necessary. If
> > > > > we have to do it the second way, though, that's fine. But if you
> > > > > reject either solution, I won't
> > > > > come. Sorry. By the way, if you don't respond by Friday morning,
> > > > I'll
> > > > > assume that you can't (or won't) help me, and I'll just go home
> > > > > anyway.
> > > > >
> > > > > I'm not sure putting in my opinion on Doodle would have helped;
> > > > either
> > > > > I would have said I was available all three Fridays or not
> > > > available
> > > > > at all. In retrospect, I realize that I should have e-mailed you
> > > > guys
> > > > > earlier about this. I'm sorry for that, but I can't undo the past.
> > > > >
> > > > > I really, REALLY need your help. I really want to go the LAN
> > > > Party,
> > > > > but at the same time, I REALLY DON'T want to be stuck in my
> > > > cramped
> > > > > dorm room for the rest of the weekend with my roommate. I need
> > > > time to
> > > > > unwind after a long week, and I normally get that by going home.
> > > > As
> > > > > I've said, I'll help you help me, but I can't both go the LAN
> > > > Party
> > > > > (physically or virtually) and go home without your help. So
> > > > please,
> > > > > HELP ME!!
> > > > >
> > > > > If you get this more than once, don't worry. For some reason, the
> > > > mail
> > > > > servers are failing to respond, so I wanted to ensure that you got
> > > > > this message.
> > > > >
> > > > > Chip
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
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