Server Merger Pool Part Deux

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First, a disclaimer. I feel that while EQL is not dying in the
sense that it will be around for a few years yet, it is in a state of
decline. This is my opinion; I could be wrong.

I started a server merger pool right before EQII was launched, and it
ended with the merger of the Zeks. However, it felt a bit fast to be
truly satisfying, at least to me. So here is the Server Merger Pool
Part Deux. Everyone who was in the first pool is in the second, since I
am just cut and pasting the old list over, and making modifications as
needed. If you wish to join in, then just respond to this thread with
your month, day, and year. If you leave off the year, I will assume you
mean the earliest date this month and day can fall. The prize is an
imaginary VW flower painted van. This one has no radio, but it does
have a cool black light poster taped to the ceiling so you can lay on
your back on the shag rug and just dig it.

I've decided to not include the European or Legends Servers in this
list. This is for the "normal" servers, and Firiona Vie.

Enough exposition. On to the list!

Oneiromancer............... March 15, 2005 <--- Our last winner. Not
in new pool until he submits another date.

________________________________________________


Graeme Faelban............. March 20, 2005


Simond..................... April 13, 2005


James Grahame.............. May 22, 2005


RJB........................ May 25, 2005


Kaev....................... June 5, 2005


Sugarman................... July 1, 2005


Darkensolo................. August 1, 2005


Rumbledor.................. August 19, 2005


Pamela Carlton............. October 10, 2005


Crash86.................... November 1, 2005


Lance Berg................. November 8, 2005


Celaeno.................... April 1, 2006


Don Woods.................. April 30, 2006


Annie Benson-Lennaman...... May 16, 2006


Tyas....................... January 14, 2007


Mary Poppins............... Never <--- Technically already a loser,
since the Zeks merged. But will allow this answer for other servers.


Note: Dan Russell picked April 1, 2005, a day already picked by
Celaeno. I should have caught this when it was first posted, but
didn't. Oops. Please pick another date if you want to be in the pool.

Don't be shy kids. Post new entry or corrections/modifications to
the list now!

--
Annie

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  1. Archived from groups: alt.games.everquest (More info?)

    Annie, please put me down for 02-Jan 2006.

    Best regards,

    Tim ==
    (substitute 'tcsys.com' for 'nospam.co.uk')
    _________________

    Seeq Endestroi
    Paladin of Mithanial Marr, The Rathe
    http://www.magelo.com/eq_view_profile.html?num=507035

    Grave Wisdom / Grave Intentions - a Rathe Guild
    http://www.gravewisdom.com
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    Yay, I won! I don't know what was up in the previous thread, obviously
    I found it again to post but for some reason I didn't see that you had
    already announced the fact. I blame Google's new Groups beta messing
    with things.

    Anyway, I like May also for the next merge, so put me down for May 15
    please. And I definitely predict that Kane Bayle will be one of the
    ones merged.

    Game on,

    The Oneiromancer
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    On Mon, 21 Feb 2005 12:20:32 -0600, Annie Benson Lennaman wrote:

    <snip>
    >
    > James Grahame.............. May 22, 2005
    >
    > RJB........................ May 25, 2005
    >
    James if I win I'll let you drive it weekdays if you let me drive it
    weekdays if you win (can't let the winner *not* have the ride on weekends..
    that would be just... wrong). Peace (and all that hippie stuff... <g>)
    --
    RJB
    2/21/2005 2:01:50 PM

    It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I just beat
    people up
    --Muhammad Ali
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    Annie Benson Lennaman wrote:
    > Don't be shy kids. Post new entry or corrections/modifications to
    > the list now!

    I think that they'll merge before christmas to try to keep people from
    going to other games as christmas presents. Not too close the
    christmas though as that might annoy people enough for them to switch.

    October 1st 2005

    steve.kaye
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    On Mon, 21 Feb 2005 12:20:32 -0600, Annie Benson Lennaman
    <teapray@real.people.only.yahoo.com> wrote:

    > Don't be shy kids. Post new entry or corrections/modifications to
    >the list now!

    I'm pretty sure the merger will be done over the summer before the
    next (if any) expansion comes out so...

    July 15, 2005
    --
    To reply, replace digi.mon with phreaker.net
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    June 15th 2005
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    Hello steve.kaye,

    > Annie Benson Lennaman wrote:
    >
    >> Don't be shy kids. Post new entry or corrections/modifications to
    >> the list now!
    >>
    > I think that they'll merge before christmas to try to keep people from
    > going to other games as christmas presents. Not too close the
    > christmas though as that might annoy people enough for them to switch.
    >
    > October 1st 2005
    >
    > steve.kaye
    >

    Ok will change my guess to my birthday instead

    18th June 2005

    Utania
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    http://eqlive.station.sony.com/community/dev_view.jsp?id=64026

    March 22 for the Bayles to merge...you know, if it weren't for Graeme,
    I would have won for both pools...and I think I predicted Kane Bayle
    would be first way back in the thread for the first pool...damn you,
    Zeks!

    Game on,

    The Oneiromancer
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    On 23 Feb 2005 23:55:54 -0800, Oneiromancer wrote:

    > http://eqlive.station.sony.com/community/dev_view.jsp?id=64026
    >
    > March 22 for the Bayles to merge...you know, if it weren't for Graeme,
    > I would have won for both pools...and I think I predicted Kane Bayle
    > would be first way back in the thread for the first pool...damn you,
    > Zeks!
    >
    > Game on,
    >
    > The Oneiromancer

    Damn! I thought they'd evaluate it a bit more. But then again we're talking
    Sony here right? I'm bummed... that van would spruce up the front of my
    house and piss off the neighbors. ;(
    --
    RJB
    2/24/2005 9:11:15 AM

    Finally, we come to my number two man. His name? Number Two.
    --Dr. Evil
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    RJB <robartle@NOSPAM.hotmail.com> wrote in
    news:1v2e7wqq5e8m5.dlg@ID-221573.user.individual.net:

    > On 23 Feb 2005 23:55:54 -0800, Oneiromancer wrote:
    >
    >> http://eqlive.station.sony.com/community/dev_view.jsp?id=64026
    >>
    >> March 22 for the Bayles to merge...you know, if it weren't for
    >> Graeme, I would have won for both pools...and I think I predicted
    >> Kane Bayle would be first way back in the thread for the first
    >> pool...damn you, Zeks!
    >>
    >> Game on,
    >>
    >> The Oneiromancer
    >
    > Damn! I thought they'd evaluate it a bit more. But then again we're
    > talking Sony here right? I'm bummed... that van would spruce up the
    > front of my house and piss off the neighbors. ;(

    Woohoo, I win :b

    I anxiously await the arrival of my imaginary flower covered VW.

    --
    On Erollisi Marr in <Sanctuary of Marr>
    Ancient Graeme Faelban, Barbarian Soothsayer of 70 seasons

    On Steamfont in <Insanity Plea>
    Graeme, 26 Dwarven Mystic, 22 Sage
    Aviv, 12 Gnome Brawler, 26 Provisioner
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    >
    > Woohoo, I win :b
    >
    > I anxiously await the arrival of my imaginary flower covered VW.
    >
    > --
    Grats! and you could go ahead and imagine it there already!! Woot!

    Bcar
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    Did you say something, "Oneiromancer" <OneirosSD@gmail.com>?

    >http://eqlive.station.sony.com/community/dev_view.jsp?id=64026
    >
    >March 22 for the Bayles to merge...you know, if it weren't for Graeme,
    >I would have won for both pools...and I think I predicted Kane Bayle
    >would be first way back in the thread for the first pool...damn you,
    >Zeks!

    Doh, they're going to erase my Kane babies :(
    I was fiddling around on that server in my freebie month last year
    (which ended after 2 weeks due to the dx9 patch) and only one of them
    got to level 10. The last EQ character I spent time on was a gnome SK
    that ran around killing event skeletons with harm touch and dying a
    lot. She got lots of random event skeleton loot, was a blast to play
    and was a character I wanted to play should I ever come back, but
    never got past level 6 with her (due to patch) and now she'll be gone.
    Bummer.
    (No, not enough to resubscribe and get dx9. Not even an EMarr merger
    (which would eat my bazaar mule) would be too likely to do that.
    I think it'd just make 'never return' more permanent instead)


    Cel
    Retired druids & sundry
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    Even before I compiled the new list, SOE blind sided me and will merge
    a couple of normal servers as of March 23. I'm really surprised that
    they moved this quickly. And judging by the dates given by most of the
    people in this pool, I'm not the only one.


    Graeme, as you note you are indeed the winner this time around.
    Watch your mailbox for the delivery of the van!

    Here is the final list.


    Graeme Faelban............. March 20, 2005


    Simond..................... April 13, 2005


    Oneiromancer............... May 15, 2005


    James Grahame.............. May 22, 2005


    RJB........................ May 25, 2005


    Kaev....................... June 5, 2005


    Thomas Houseman............ June 15, 2005


    Dan Russell................ June 18, 2005


    Sugarman................... July 1, 2005


    Impmom..................... July 15, 2005


    Darkensolo................. August 1, 2005


    Rumbledor.................. August 19, 2005


    steve.kaye................. October 1, 2005


    Pamela Carlton............. October 10, 2005


    Crash86.................... November 1, 2005


    Lance Berg................. November 8, 2005


    Celaeno.................... April 1, 2006


    Don Woods.................. April 30, 2006


    Annie Benson-Lennaman...... May 16, 2006


    Seeq Endestroi............. January 2, 2006


    Tyas....................... January 14, 2007


    Mary Poppins............... Never





    --
    Annie

    AGE EverQuest Live FAQ:
    http://www.icynic.com/~don/EQ/age.faq.htm

    Mirrored at:
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    Annie Benson Lennaman wrote:
    > Graeme Faelban wrote:
    >
    > > > Graeme, as you note you are indeed the winner this time
    around.
    > > > Watch your mailbox for the delivery of the van!
    > > >
    > >
    > > I'll be sure to post when it arrives.
    >
    > You do that. Oneiromancer never reported getting his. I think a
    > neighbor might have swiped it when the mailman dropped it off.

    =(

    I'm sorry...but you know I was too blind to see that you had announced
    me as the winner in the other thread until I already posted asking
    about it...so obviously I totally missed the van when it was delivered!

    I'll check my housemate's room tonight...I bet he's the culprit!

    Game on,

    The Oneiromancer
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    Annie Benson Lennaman <teapray@real.people.only.yahoo.com> wrote in
    news:4222B43F.7C4FF617@real.people.only.yahoo.com:

    >
    > Even before I compiled the new list, SOE blind sided me and will merge
    > a couple of normal servers as of March 23. I'm really surprised that
    > they moved this quickly. And judging by the dates given by most of the
    > people in this pool, I'm not the only one.
    >
    >
    > Graeme, as you note you are indeed the winner this time around.
    > Watch your mailbox for the delivery of the van!
    >

    I'll be sure to post when it arrives.

    --
    On Erollisi Marr in <Sanctuary of Marr>
    Ancient Graeme Faelban, Barbarian Soothsayer of 70 seasons

    On Steamfont in <Insanity Plea>
    Graeme, 26 Dwarven Mystic, 23 Sage
    Aviv, 13 Gnome Brawler, 27 Provisioner
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    Graeme Faelban wrote:

    > > Graeme, as you note you are indeed the winner this time around.
    > > Watch your mailbox for the delivery of the van!
    > >
    >
    > I'll be sure to post when it arrives.

    You do that. Oneiromancer never reported getting his. I think a
    neighbor might have swiped it when the mailman dropped it off.

    --
    Annie

    AGE EverQuest Live FAQ:
    http://www.icynic.com/~don/EQ/age.faq.htm

    Mirrored at:
    http://webpages.charter.net/lenny13/age.faq.htm

    http://www.derfy.net/agefaq.html
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    On Mon, 28 Feb 2005 00:03:43 -0600, Annie Benson Lennaman
    <teapray@real.people.only.yahoo.com> wrote:

    > Even before I compiled the new list, SOE blind sided me and will merge
    >a couple of normal servers as of March 23. I'm really surprised that
    >they moved this quickly. And judging by the dates given by most of the
    >people in this pool, I'm not the only one.

    Are you sitting down? Woprd is there will be a few more mergers on or
    near end of April. Bet round part tres anyone? Guess the name of up
    to 4 servers being affected at that time.
    --
    To reply, replace digi.mon with phreaker.net
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    Can you put me down for July 13, 2005?

    Thanks!

    Rom
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