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* http://www.cs.unc.edu/~saxe/ ! http://www.graphics.cornell.edu/~wbt/radwalk/ - research group ! http://www.xemu.demon.co.uk/ - quote of a post by Eddie ! http://www.ctrl-c.liu.se/~ingvar/legends/tricks.html "Stupid Net Tricks" - "Usenet Rules" rule #6 (Eddie Saxe): don't post to misc.test unless you understand the consequences.
James is known for his warlord poetry especially for one really good warlord "The Craven" (in the style of E.A.Poe's "The Raven"), his awk script which plays the "game of life" on signatures, and his anagrams on names. Read all about it on his warlord page: http://www.doe.carleton.ca/~jac/warlord.html. unfortunately, his page on "warlord poetry" is defunct.
Jo initiated the IC on 1992-11-05 with this post:
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (The Meach) Message-Id: <9211051953.AA10615@vodalus.acsu.buffalo.edu> Subject: YOWZA! To: email@example.com (Tim O'Donoghue), firstname.lastname@example.org (Neil Bowers), email@example.com (D. Michael Sweeney) Date: Thu, 5 Nov 92 14:53:04 EST Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org (Rachel Perkins), email@example.com (Rheal Nadeau), firstname.lastname@example.org (Nick Leverton), email@example.com (Dean Engelhardt), firstname.lastname@example.org (Sven Guckes) IT'S SNOWING!!!!!!!!! [Temptation to render a snowflake in ASCII mercifully resisted! ;->] * [Oooooops!]
Keith Lim email@example.com http://pobox.com/~keithlim/
Keith's signature contains almost everything there can be in a signature - and yet is "McQ"!:
|Keith Lim - Signature with Everything|
~G`-,<@._,-'~`-++@++-keith"|'|_@|/\|)@_\~"firstname.lastname@example.org!std.disclaimer!B1FF!v2.1 /\/|X|=)=====-|^^^|\~~~//__O/~\oooO/7_^.sig-virus.kibo.turkey.mmf.c&s.this 4rent |oO|=o=|//o-o\|OuO||\~//-\<,|_|( ((*r-_)fnord|furrfu|"i"--me->8)|ftp://127.0.0.1 (_U)/_\)oooUooo\-/<O\X/()/-()_()\_)^-Pvr*hail.eris*"a"--bnl*wd.4f*47.6*flt.proof
Note the sparing use of "spaces" - only *two*!
Matt Welsh joined as a 14-year old kid. He recently turned 16 and he still posts bait to AFW. He usually asks about hints and cheats to the game "Warlords". This usually is followed by an ickie post saying "Cut it out, Matt" (CIO,M). Not that this would help.
Picture: Neil (on the left) and Tim (on the right) at the Rio Grande in 1994:
-- Paul Tomblin, Head _ _ ____ Automated Test Tools Team | | | | | __| ___._`.*.'_._ _______________ ______ ____| |________ | |_| |__ + * .o u.* ` / ________ _ \ | __ | / ________ _ \ | ______| . ' ' |\^/| `. | | | | / / | | | | | | | | | | / / | | | | | | \V/ | |__| | / /__| |_| | | | | |_| | / /__| |_| | | | /_\ \ _____/ \__________| |_| \___|_| \__________| |_| === _/ \_ === // \\____ Phone: (613) 723-6500x8018 Mail: Gandalf Data Limited / _ \ Fax: Don't know it yet 130 Colonnade Road South | |_| | Email: email@example.com Nepean, Ontario \_____/ or firstname.lastname@example.org K2E 7J5 CANADA Disclaimer: Maybe after I've worked here for more than a few days, Gandalf will let me speak for them. For now, it's just me talking. And it was my idea to put that Wizard in there, so Mr. Tolkien, please don't sue Gandalf. "And the trees are all kept equal now, with axes, and saws" - RUSHDon't ask - just look: http://www.unitedmedia.com/comics/dilbert/puppets/puppetImages/ptomblin_sock_at_controls.gif
Rich Holmes uses a signature which is definitely "unwarlordable" according to
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For a better description of the contents see ->
"Rich Holmes' Sig explained" on page
! http://basix.com/~hawp/ruth/ 
* http://www.gemini.edu/people/ruth (until 960531)
Sven is the IC's "official Kraut". In fact he is a PERL script which became self-aware after talking to Eliza for too many hours. Since then he lived on is frequently found in various newsgroups such as AFW.
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