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I saw on the Stonecutters page (a group I am not an august member of, else I'd have interjected there) that you are considering the Pandora's Socks quest. If no one else pipes up about killing them, I'd love to kill them for you. I generally offer 25k GP for the privilege, but IIRC you're not especially motivated by the cash offers, so feel free to check my inventory if you'd like something in trade.

That's what I get for ignoring timestamps =]. Thanks! -Jon 12:23, 3 January 2007 (GMT)


Meddle Not in the Affairs of Dragon, Puny Mortal, for Thou art Crunchy and Taste Good with Ketchup.

-- Dilbert's Rules of Order, and about a gazillion people's e-mail sig.

Are you polychromatic? Good luck with your luncheon party! -- Sertularian 04:43, 26 February 2006 (GMT)

Nope, just Fire Earth. And thanks! -- Dragon 05:23, 26 February 2006 (GMT)
I'll always be Fire at heart! --Dragon 02:23, 5 May 2006 (BST)


  • XP/AP: You 50, me 35
  • AP/Distance: You 2.4, me 3.9

You kill things (Triffid slaughterer), and I do AP intensive stuff. But I would have thought our AP/Distance to be closer.

Congratulations on completing the Totem quest! You have paved the way, oh brave Beta-Testing dragon. :) I hope you can find something to do with all that extra AP... -- Sertularian 14:59, 4 September 2006 (BST)


  • Gave ya 2 cocoa pods. Hope it helps. :) Thanks for the pinapple juice! Syagrius 18:09, 29 July 2006 (BST)
  • Always interested in leather. The armour you seek will take 12 pieces of leather to make (2 greaves, one gorget, one codpiece - though there's no leather involved for this one). Typically I charge a 30% leather fee (so, it'd cost you 4 additional leather). How many are you offering for the ancient wood? I've got bits of ancient wood available. Syagrius 15:47, 26 September 2006 (BST)
Gave you the armour, and 8 pieces of ancient wood. Syagrius 15:42, 27 September 2006 (BST)
cool! Thanks for the trade! Syagrius 03:29, 28 September 2006 (BST)
  • Well, I'm always interested in leather. I'm also interested in the bling you offered and a can of wyrms (only because I'll probably need it for the totems). From your trading page, I have:
2 Lead Ores
a Fire Bow
A copper axe
131 Mugs of Coffee (decaf)
5 Bling Blings (and I can make more - just need gold pieces to make them)
I also have acquired additional ancient wood, and have enchanted charcoal, depending on your need. I can also do some fun things to your Crow bows, if you want. Syagrius 19:11, 9 October 2006 (BST)
I've actually come into possession of a can of wyrms recently :) The Bling Blings take 1000GP each and a fair amount of AP each to make (20AP each, I believe). Where is Burning Man? Syagrius 15:46, 10 October 2006 (BST)
1 Fire Bow, 2 Lead Ores, copper axe, All the decaf, and 10 Bling Blings (all made), for your Can of Wyrms, Opal and Emerald blings, 20 leather? Syagrius 16:00, 11 October 2006 (BST)
Stuff given - thanks for the trade! Syagrius 02:43, 12 October 2006 (BST)
  • Rumor has it that you have a supply of vowels - what would you like for one of them? I may need it for the totems, and it's the last thing on my List (aside from killing a Jason) that I need to acquire. Syagrius 15:56, 17 October 2006 (BST)
I have a Multicolored Scarf, a Colored Scarf, and a gram of Spice, of the things you seek. I can make more bling blings, but I'm low on gold so I can't make many :) Syagrius 03:56, 19 October 2006 (BST)




I understand the point of the classifieds page. But it gets maybe 5% of the traffic current events does. In fact, it's where offers to collaborate go to die. Why has this become such a mission for you? More collaboration helps the game. Preventing it hurts the game. Billz8 06:09, 17 March 2007 (GMT)

You're right. And your answer makes perfect sense. But the fact of the matter is that there has been only one page edit since March 4....the idea just has not gotten off the ground. So posting there won't help me get the word out to people, and no amount of convincing is going to change that. So I will post it there AS WELL, in the hopes of making it a more worthwhile page. If you want to help it take off, I also suggest removing all the garbage and clutter so that it's easy to find useful topics. You always win more flies with honey than vinegar, so if you want Classifieds to be an oft-used page, try making it better instead of irritating the people who would be most likely to use it in the first place. Billz8 06:19, 17 March 2007 (GMT)
Aye, see my response on that page. I don't really care WHAT page it's on as long as it gets read, like any advertiser. So I'm more than willing to give it a go (though it's far beyond my wiki skills to set that up, and if it's hard to edit it won't work for me). Read my response on the CE: talk page as well, There are other challenges to overcome to make it work. I did copy my post there. Billz8 06:38, 17 March 2007 (GMT)



Hey, how come you have changed alignment to earth? I was checking the monster kills tables and you're now in green YFM 23:04, 03 mAY 2006 (BST)

Roc Rocks - Triffid Stings

Thanks for the tip . If you want, I can trade you Roc Rocks for Triffid Stings, I am hunting in the Interior now anyway ;-) Just drop me a message if you are interested. Greetings, Conzy 08:53, 5 May 2006 (BST)

I only have 4 Roc Rocks at the moment, but I am willing to give them to you. I am at Standing Stone XXIII at the moment, but I will move to the Park Bench soon. Greetings, Conzy 20:17, 7 May 2006 (BST)
Ok, I just gave you my Roc Rocks. I don't know the value between Roc Rocks and Triffid Stings, but I am sure you'll give me a fair amount :-) I haven't started the School of Hard Knocks yet, but I am saving up for the future. Also, I ran out of Anti-Dote, you got some spare? Greetings, Conzy 08:51, 8 May 2006 (BST)
Thanks, that was really generous of you. Whenever I can be of any help, just let me know! Greetings, Conzy 08:29, 9 May 2006 (BST)


A generation-n Pheonix will give you (n-1)*(n-2)/2 Feathers. 
So you need at least a gen-3 Pheonix to get any feathers at all, and you 
probably want to get a higher-generation Pheonix in order for it to be 
worth your time.  You can make a Pheonix regenerate by getting it to less 
than 10 HP (but not killing it), then hitting it with something that 
does 0 damage (Sheet of Paper, Pocket Watch, etc.) until it regenerates.  
--Dragon 23:35, 29 April 2006 (BST)

yeah thanks! I'm a total noob I found out today, after months playing cities..., that there is this discussion-thing...
at least I found out myself to get phoenix feathers... ;-) --fixspoun.twn 16:10, 28 May 2006 (BST)


no worries, think of me as a mounty python dragon slayer (killing the comodo "dragons"... mostly of the small variety anyway). You, Dragon, could be last of the true breed ^_^... think of "Dragon Heart". We could work together sometime. peace


I just got my last Herb and am 1 AP from Herman. I'll offload at Herman's anything I have only one of and get straight over to the TP. Any particular herbs you need? I'd prefer to keep the identified ones, but if there are one or two you need I can let them go. I'm in need of Triffid Stings and Crocodile Scales (but who isn't...), Sulphur, Lead; I can also take (or hold for safety) any herbs you want to take to Herman for the next day or so. jmb 19:17, 11 June 2006 (BST)

Ah.. just read your response - no, I've done the tunnels - page updated.

Do you have IRC access?


Heya. Re. the mining, I was preparing myself for the Frozen North, which is where I am now headed, by finding all the materials needed for the Asgard quest. I'm done with mining for the moment. -- Celane 18:41, 7 July 2006 (BST)


Gauntlet spoiler

Don't tempt me, I was trying not to look at it


Thanks for that lime. Let me know if you need anything .


I need that coconut, is there anything we can trade for it?

Lady Caroline

I'm at the Trading Post in Los Laputas if you want to swap Plums/ Flying Fish/ Seaweed Fronds/ Mugs of Ale for a consonant.


Could you give me a clue where to get giant snowballs? I couldn't find them in the build.xml file and have plenty of regular sized ones. This totem quest has been rough on me. Serenity, Degree, Power Crystal, Pinepple, and now giant snowball. . .Thanks in advance 23:51, 9 September 2006 (BST)

Oops, sorry about that, I didn't know. It was meant to be a friendly driveby snowballing, leaving you cold and damp, but not disoriented. My apologies for repaying your kindness with a giant snowball to the head. -Hbookbinder 02:26, 11 September 2006 (BST)
Re: Liz; you were right on all counts, except think of it as short for lizard, not elizabeth. (though I do know a rather draconic girl named Elizabeth, which is another reason I like the name) Live long and prosper Hbookbinder 23:00, 2 December 2008 (GMT)

Doc Mackie

Disrupted Trade

Trade's on again. Managed to get a summons back to Waynestock. :) macksting 19:48, 27 September 2006 (BST)

How do you gains the butter for the Dundee cake JohnTClark

Hendsch 18:20, 16 October 2006 (BST)

What happened to your bridge idea? I was thinking of doing the same thing. Was it frowned on by the powers that be or was there a technical problem?


Are you still looking for a copy of Macho Man? I have one available. Ravensdance 20:42, 14 December 2006 (GMT)


I tried to make a DGS from a Bling Wraith. Nothing happened, no slurping, melting, or growth. Apparently others have gotten a DGS from a 10000HP monster, so I don't know what's up. I wonder if it's a bug or a feature. -Scrumbucket 15:59, 21 December 2006 (GMT)

Dont break it

I've been working on some tweaks for your script ... - jmb 13:56, 20 February 2007 (GMT)

Suggested addition: Triffid Sting: Eat [1AP] nooooooooooo!

Just noticed that the advanced elemental swords (Onyx, Flaming, etc) are not protected by this script. Any chance they can be added? -- Thog 18:43, 8 August 2007 (BST)
I'll get around to it, yes. --Dragon 07:18, 9 August 2007 (BST)

OK - I've got the fix for the new interface (or at least the part I noticed). The item is now just text, not a value. Therefore I needed to get the innerHTML and then had to add a space to the text. On the plus side, this fixes it for the issue above (Earth Sword2 is now protected). Phw 10:37, 30 September 2008 (BST)

function isBadToBreak(act) {
  if(( == 'act_item_use') && 
     (act.value.substr(0,5) == 'Break'))   {
    currItem = document.getElementById('current_item');
    equipped = currItem.getElementsByTagName('a')[0].innerHTML;
    for(j=0; j<aligns.length; j++) {
      for(k=0; k<baditems.length; k++) {
	compareValue = equipped.substr(0,(aligns[j]+baditems[k]).length + 1);
        if(((1<<k)&alignedstuff) && (compareValue == aligns[j]+" "+baditems[k])) {
//	  GM_log("It's a(n) "+aligns[j]+baditems[k]);
          return true;
  return false;


Good news: my script is fixed, the bad data has been culled, and furthermore, the script now auto-updates when I come out with a better version. There's good news and bad news about the load time. The bad news is that the script connects to my webspace on every page load, to check the script version. (future updates might check no more than once an hour or something, but I'm not there yet.) The good news is that it waits a full three seconds before checking with my webspace, and a quarter-second before parsing the messages for data, so it doesn't affect your page-load times. The drawback is that if you do a bunch of attacks very rapidly, it might not get a chance to submit data, but I'd rather lose a little data here and there than have players not install it at all for the lag.

Summary: it works now, with VERY minimal processing time. Please install? PotatoEngineer 18:18, 12 March 2007 (GMT)


Thanks for the pair of bunny ears you gave me the last time around! :) Let me know if there's anything I can do for you, or anything you'd like to trade with me. -- 03:20, 13 April 2007 (GMT)


o my first spam attack! thank you for the swift revert :) Spugmeistress 12:49, 14 June 2007 (BST)

Re: Kothar

I do have a "Ride" button, but clicking it just gives me the "mayhem" message, even if he is the only pet I am trying to equip. Caelicoli 00:37, 28 March 2009 (GMT)

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