
And we are off ... and still as slow as ever.
And still counting against last year.

New Year and always can't see the site :shrug: But for everybody who can
To all voters for this site.... I go here https://www.proxysite.com/
Copy link to the voting site: http://1award.co.uk/addvote.php?vote=8733
Then follow the directions in the images below. Remember to do both pages, and after hitting GO and you get the page that tells you how many the votes are....change the link back to the voting one and do the process again.
ALWAYS untick those little boxes to make sure it does not see you anymore.
(to see pictures, go there: http://thefantasiesattic.net/attic/index.php?topic=14084.msg262249#msg262249 )
and
go here to find more proxy sites to choose from and remember to uncheck any "tracking" and do like the other one
More proxy sites (http://www.newproxysites.com/)

It is still stuck on last year so it is a :whattodo: moment

Mary said she is waiting on them once again.
This year I've changed my VPN to Nord and I have so many VPN connections it's not even funny. Got over 393 that work in the US alone at last count. Still testing it out. It was on sale for a two year period and I said "Why Not"....Merry Christmas from Me to Me.....
So with help from others who know how to do the multiple Voting postings...we'll be ahead of things in no time.

I try even with the VPN sites gave by Mary 2 years ago. No way to go and vote :explode:

That is okay as of this morning my time it was still registering 2017

There's got to be something better out there so I'll go hunting tomorrow.....

:nyfathertime: The Voting Site is UP now! :new_year_3:
The Fantasy Attic now has 1 votes towards this years awards
and 36552 as the total number of votes for all time.
So it is now registering in 2018. Nice!
(I got the first one I got the first one nya nya, nya nya nyaaaa!)

I also switched from my normal use of the wired connect to the DSL to using my phones MUCH faster G4 LTE mobile service. Wow if I could only get that for my ISP for a reasonable price it'd be great! Accessing the voting site takes several minutes each, to get IN, then to cast the vote and it come back with its reply. Going thru the cellular it's instant. Now, back to your normal scheduled programming!

Ah someone else voted too!
The Fantasy Attic now has 3 votes towards this years awards
and 36554 as the total number of votes for all time.

Still slower than "J" trying to figure out exactly WHAT Kianna is.....but finally got the Vote:
The Fantasy Attic now has 4 votes towards this years awards
and 36555 as the total number of votes for all time
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Kianna is human from the far future where science rules and that is how her hair got replaced with bone tentacles instead of staying bald.
:nanana:

6 votes towards this years awards
and 36557 as the total number of votes for all time
:happydance: :Hi5: :crazysmile: :Hi5: :happydance:

SO We are firmly in 2018 now!
The Fantasy Attic now has 7 votes towards this years awards
and 36558 as the total number of votes for all time.

Huga huga

And NOW there be EIGHT!
The Fantasy Attic now has 8 votes towards this years awards
and 36559 as the total number of votes for all time.
:tearlaugh: :nyfathertime:

And here the tab is waiting, waiting, waiting... infinitaly :shrug: After so many months, one could think the way to obtain the page could be repair but nope.

The Fantasy Attic now has 10 votes towards this years awards
and 36561 as the total number of votes for all time
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I can't even get the page to load!
:wolvie:

The Fantasy Attic now has 11 votes towards this years awards
and 36562 as the total number of votes for all time.
Hey folks, I do the vote thing from my telephones connection. Takes a couple seconds. Not minutes. AT&T 4G LTE, but likely even 2G would be way faster than this normal mess. Then, I just switch back. Easy peasy! :yippee: :smile:

I have only a connection by computer here McG, no cellphone. And from France it's a lost time alas. Even trying by vpn that Mary gave us by the past.

I just open a new tab and when the spinning wheel rubbish stops I go to the page and vote and then go back to where I was until that wheel stops spinning.

Yup...that's what I'm doing now...typing while waiting LOLOL

The Fantasy Attic now has 13 votes towards this years awards
and 36564 as the total number of votes for all time
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14 votes towards this years awards
and 36565 as the total number of votes for all time
:Hi5: :crazysmile: :Hi5:

The Fantasy Attic now has 25 votes towards this years awards
and 36576 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 37 votes towards this years awards
and 36588 as the total number of votes for all time.
:woohoo: :yippee:

The Fantasy Attic now has 42 votes towards this years awards
and 36593 as the total number of votes for all time.

43 votes towards this years awards
and 36594 as the total number of votes for all time :grpwave:

The Fantasy Attic now has 65 votes towards this years awards
and 36616 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 66 votes towards this years awards
and 36617 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 99 votes towards this years awards
and 36650 as the total number of votes for all time

:yippee: I cast the 100th vote :yippee:

YAY you guys did it, now it has started...may we get as much or more than 2017!
I still can't get in, no way no how, but I just posted our first award! :kissie: :kissie:

They may have to create a new award for TL. Something like "The Faringi Award  Gold Pressed Latinum" !!!
Heh!

The Fantasy Attic now has 101 votes towards this years awards
and 36652 as the total number of votes for all time.
And Heeerrrreeee's JOHNNY! (Ed McMahon)

103 votes towards this years awards
and 36654 as the total number of votes for all time

I see the Awards have been there like forever, but just realized we got an Award for 100 votes. Wow.
The Fantasy Attic now has 104 votes towards this years awards and 36655 as the total number of votes for all time.

:yippee: I cast the 100th vote :yippee:
YOU got the Copper Penny! Where ya gonna spend it? :tearlaugh:

The Fantasy Attic now has 105 votes towards this years awards
and 36656 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 111 votes towards this years awards
and 36662 as the total number of votes for all time.

The Fantasy Attic now has 126 votes towards this years awards
and 36677 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 150 votes towards this years awards
and 36701 as the total number of votes for all time
I can push buttons if not much else.

Glad you're still somewhat active Sir Knight! Hope you get feeling better soon!
The Fantasy Attic now has 151 votes towards this years awards
and 36702 as the total number of votes for all time.

Anyone else having trouble voting? The voting site refuses to open for me, just a blank page :(

Mary and Aelin report the same thing. One does have to wait for bit before it opens (perhaps several minutes) even for those of us who can get it to work. It's not always that slow, but I don't give up until about 5 minutes in.

Don't have an accurate time for it but it seems like about 5  10 minutes, from start to finish just to cast one vote
:sigh:
155

156 (took ages but got there in the end) :)

169 votes towards this years awards
and 36720 as the total number of votes for all time :grpwave:

The Fantasy Attic now has 180 votes towards this years awards
and 36731 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 192 votes towards this years awards
and 36743 as the total number of votes for all time
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CXCV

198 :)

The Fantasy Attic now has 213 votes towards this years awards
and 36764 as the total number of votes for all time.

The Fantasy Attic now has 215 votes towards this years awards
and 36766 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 230 votes towards this years awards
and 36781 as the total number of votes for all time
I believe the next level is 300...

The Fantasy Attic now has 231 votes towards this years awards
and 36782 as the total number of votes for all time.
Yep, we're almost there Sir Knight! :grenade: :knightcheer2:

The Fantasy Attic now has 232 votes towards this years awards
and 36783 as the total number of votes for all time
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CCXXXIII

The Fantasy Attic now has 236 votes towards this years awards
and 36787 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 267 votes towards this years awards
and 36818 as the total number of votes for all time.
:nyfathertime: :tearlaugh: :shrug:

272 :)

The Fantasy Attic now has 299 votes towards this years awards
and 36850 as the total number of votes for all time
Next vote gets the site the next voting award.

:yippee: CCC :yippee:
That is twice now :woohoo: I have been in the right place at the right time

Pewter Award for 300+ votes is now up in the side block....way to go!
Unfortunately I still can not get in there neither by link, going to the site then entering the vote link/finding the site name nor ANY proxy server waaaaaaaaaaaa :sno2:

306 votes towards this years awards
and 36857 as the total number of votes for all time.
:crazysmile: :Hi5: :crazysmile: :happydance: :crazysmile: :Hi5: :crazysmile:

Uh, I just used my phone for the ISP right now, and it got the vote site and voted in 2 seconds flat. Imagine that! No waiting. I just have the PC use the phones WiFi as a hot spot. Worked great.
The Fantasy Attic now has 310 votes towards this years awards
and 36861 as the total number of votes for all time.

The Fantasy Attic now has 316 votes towards this years awards
and 36867 as the total number of votes for all time.

Pewter Award for 300+ votes is now up in the side block....way to go!
Unfortunately I still can not get in there neither by link, going to the site then entering the vote link/finding the site name nor ANY proxy server waaaaaaaaaaaa :sno2:
Hi Mary!
I have an AT&T GO Phone plan. I've bought 3 actual GO Phones at Walmart, since I discovered the AT&T ones were WINDOWS phones. I really like my Windows phone, truly I do. But now M$ has stopped making phones. Dagnabbit! But I still have mine, they are working fine, the 3 I keep up. And AT&T now simply calls it "AT&T Prepaid Service", as a sort of adopted red headed stepkid sort of thing. Its the bottom rung, I think. BUT, it also provides 4G LTE, unlimited voice, texts and 6 gb high speed data with unlimited low speed data when that 6 gigs is used. They also have high speed data rollover for 1 month. Means the next month you can have up to 12 gigs high speed data.
The thing is, I can use this phone as a WiFi Internet Hot Spot, sort of a personal ISP with AT&T hosting. I use this to load the vote site and vote in about a full second. As fast as I click the mouse, it comes up and votes. Cool. Using the regular DSL ISP, it takes minutes for the site to even come up, then another 1 or 2 to register the vote click. Ridiculous! If I could use AT&T this way for my ISP full time I think I would. BUT, they would have to provide full time high speed data or no go.

347 votes towards this years awards
and 36898 as the total number of votes for all time.
:grpwave: :happydance: :crazysmile: :happydance: :grpwave:

Good Morning ATTIC denizens! The Fantasy Attic now has 352 votes towards this years awards
and 36903 as the total number of votes for all time. :smile:

The Fantasy Attic now has 376 votes towards this years awards
and 36927 as the total number of votes for all time.

The Fantasy Attic now has 379 votes towards this years awards
and 36930 as the total number of votes for all time
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398 votes towards this years awards
and 36949 as the total number of votes for all time
:sunny:

Good Afternoon everyone! I had a hearty lunch at Burger King today. Amarillo is a big town!
The Fantasy Attic now has 400 votes towards this years awards
and 36951 as the total number of votes for all time.

401:)

The Fantasy Attic now has 424 votes towards this years awards
and 36975 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 435 votes towards this years awards
and 36986 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 436 votes towards this years awards
and 36987 as the total number of votes for all time.

Oh no you did not so press that button ... did you

The Fantasy Attic now has 470 votes towards this years awards
and 37021 as the total number of votes for all time
I did! I did!

The Fantasy Attic now has 479 votes towards this years awards
and 37030 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 514 votes towards this years awards
and 37065 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 515 votes towards this years awards and 37066 as the total
number of votes for all time.

:voted:

The Fantasy Attic now has 521 votes towards this years awards
and 37072 as the total number of votes for all time
:shrug:

The Fantasy Attic now has 544 votes towards this years awards
and 37095 as the total number of votes for all time

DXLV

The Fantasy Attic now has 555 votes towards this years awards
and 37106 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 568 votes towards this years awards
and 37119 as the total number of votes for all time.

The Fantasy Attic now has 579 votes towards this years awards
and 37130 as the total number of votes for all time.
:knightcheer2: :dk2: :dancingknight: :grenade: :reluctant: :knightcheer:

The Fantasy Attic now has 583 votes towards this years awards
and 37134 as the total number of votes for all time
Hummmm, it seemed a little FASTER today...someone must have plowed a patch for it :sno:
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The Fantasy Attic now has 629 votes towards this years awards
and 37180 as the total number of votes for all time

DCXXX

Ooh TL! Nice one! Is that an Olivia De Berardinis?
OLIVIA! The QUEEN of Pinups! The Mistress of AIRBRUSH!
And a pretty hot babe herself!
:nyfathertime: :perverted: :tearlaugh:

Someone done snuck in and voted a couple times while I was waiting on the vote site to ring me up!
GAH! :yeow:
The Fantasy Attic now has 637 votes towards this years awards
and 37188 as the total number of votes for all time.

The Fantasy Attic now has 652 votes towards this years awards
and 37203 as the total number of votes for all time
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Gil Elvgren!
The Fantasy Attic now has 683 votes towards this years awards
and 37234 as the total number of votes for all time.
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DCLXXXIV

The Fantasy Attic now has 689 votes towards this years awards
and 37240 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 696 votes towards this years awards
and 37247 as the total number of votes for all time.

The Fantasy Attic now has 725 votes towards this years awards
and 37276 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 731 votes towards this years awards
and 37282 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 744 votes towards this years awards
and 37295 as the total number of votes for all time.

The Fantasy Attic now has 800 votes towards this years awards
and 37351 as the total number of votes for all time

DCCCV

The Fantasy Attic now has 840 votes towards this years awards
and 37391 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 848 votes towards this years awards
and 37399 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 847 votes towards this years awards
and 37398 as the total number of votes for all time.
:nyfathertime: :grpwave: :voted:

Calling Doctor ELVGREN, Doctor Elvgren! Dang why couldn't J have a nurse like that! LOL!

Calling Doctor ELVGREN, Doctor Elvgren! Dang why couldn't J have a nurse like that! LOL!
Simple then she would be performing CPR every waking moment

The Fantasy Attic now has 893 votes towards this years awards
and 37444 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 894 votes towards this years awards
and 37445 as the total number of votes for all time.

Simple then she would be performing CPR every waking moment
Uh . . . your point? :winks: :yippee: :smile: :crazysmile: :shock: :explode:

The Fantasy Attic now has 910 votes towards this years awards
and 37461 as the total number of votes for all time

Uh . . . your point? :winks: :yippee: :smile: :crazysmile: :shock: :explode:
Because she would tire out performing CPR constantly on you,
and then Kianna would have to take a turn and perform CPR on you ...

CMXI

And coming into the home stretch

944 votes towards this years awards
and 37495 as the total number of votes for all time
:snowlady:

The Fantasy Attic now has 969 votes towards this years awards
and 37520 as the total number of votes for all time

CMLXX

Because she would tire out performing CPR constantly on you,
and then Kianna would have to take a turn and perform CPR on you ...
SO?!?!? :shrug:
:nyfathertime: :tearlaugh:

Yep, running thru the home stretch!
The Fantasy Attic now has 971 votes towards this years awards :yippee:
and 37522 as the total number of votes :abacus: for all time. :woohoo:
:ivoted:

SO?!?!? :shrug:
:nyfathertime: :tearlaugh:
Ah now you want Kianna to tend to your medical needs ... she is so happy to hear that

981 :)

The Fantasy Attic now has 999 votes towards this years awards
and 37550 as the total number of votes for all time

:tearlaugh:
The Fantasy Attic now has 1000 votes towards this years awards
and 37551 as the total number of votes for all time.
:grpwave: :knightcheer2: :knightcheer: :grpwave:
:Hi5: :explode: :happydance: :abacus: :shock: :yippee: :smile: :grenade:

We got bronze award now !!!

You go :nyfathertime: :reluctant: :dk2: :grenade: :dualknight:

The Fantasy Attic now has 1041 votes towards this years awards
and 37592 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 1051 votes towards this years awards
and 37602 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 1052 votes towards this years awards
and 37603 as the total number of votes for all time
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ah but I'm not lonely, I get a fresh Nurse every day to torture I mean tickle my feet and converse happily with me! eh HEM!
The Fantasy Attic now has 1053 votes towards this years awards
and 37604 as the total number of votes for all time.

MLIV

1075:)

The Fantasy Attic now has 1086 votes towards this years awards
and 37637 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 1100 votes towards this years awards
and 37651 as the total number of votes for all time

Moving on up! :abacus: :crazysmile:
The Fantasy Attic now has 1101 votes towards this years awards
and 37652 as the total number of votes for all time.
:nyfathertime:
:thumb_up: :ivoted: :woohoo:

The Fantasy Attic now has 1170 votes towards this years awards
and 37721 as the total number of votes for all time.

The Fantasy Attic now has 1171 votes towards this years awards
and 37722 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 1175 votes towards this years awards
and 37726 as the total number of votes for all time

MCLXXVI

The Fantasy Attic now has 1180 votes towards this years awards
and 37731 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 1200 votes towards this years awards
and 37751 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 1209 votes towards this years awards
and 37760 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 1250 votes towards this years awards
and 37801 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 1252 votes towards this years awards
and 37803 as the total number of votes for all time.

MCCLIII

The Fantasy Attic now has 1272 votes towards this years awards
and 37823 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 1273 votes towards this years awards
and 37824 as the total number of votes for all time
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1282 :)

The Fantasy Attic now has 1300 votes towards this years awards
and 37851 as the total number of votes for all time

MCCCXXXIV

The Fantasy Attic now has 1335 votes towards this years awards
and 37886 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 1336 votes towards this years awards
and 37887 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 1340 votes towards this years awards
and 37891 as the total number of votes for all time

I hate getting busy and forgetting important little details, like voting for the site!
The Fantasy Attic now has 1359 votes towards this years awards
and 37910 as the total number of votes for all time.

@McG: It's great that there are still some of us who can vote!
The Fantasy Attic now has 1365 votes towards this years awards
and 37916 as the total number of votes for all time

MCCCLXVI

The Fantasy Attic now has 1370 votes towards this years awards
and 37921 as the total number of votes for all time

1371!

The Fantasy Attic now has 1400 votes towards this years awards
and 37951 as the total number of votes for all time

MCDXXXVIII

0x5A2

The Fantasy Attic now has 1479 votes towards this years awards
and 38030 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 1500 votes towards this years awards
and 38051 as the total number of votes for all time

MDI
or 0x5DD

hexa=5F4
octal=2764
binary=10111110100
roman=MDXXIV
decimal=1524
:nyfathertime: :tearlaugh: :perverted:
The Fantasy Attic now has 1524 votes towards this years awards
and 38075 as the total number of votes for all time.

The Fantasy Attic now has 1532 votes towards this years awards
and 38083 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 1550 votes towards this years awards
and 38101 as the total number of votes for all time

hexa=5F4
octal=2764
binary=10111110100
roman=MDXXIV
decimal=1524
:nyfathertime: :tearlaugh: :perverted:
The Fantasy Attic now has 1524 votes towards this years awards
and 38075 as the total number of votes for all time.
huga huga

The Fantasy Attic now has 1552 votes towards this years awards
and 38103 as the total number of votes for all time.
I think in decimal. :shrug: :nyfathertime:

Tried that once it made my head hurt :thud:
Thinking that is

MDLVII
615

The Fantasy Attic now has 1582 votes towards this years awards
and 38133 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 1600 votes towards this years awards
and 38151 as the total number of votes for all time

MDCII
or 0x642

The Fantasy Attic now has 1616 votes towards this years awards
and 38167 as the total number of votes for all time

一千六百十七

LOL!!
The Fantasy Attic now has 1618 votes towards this years awards
and 38169 as the total number of votes for all time.
That made my head hurt Chiron! ;o)

Sorry McGrandpa, I thought google would easily find the way back to Arabic numbers but I was wrong... IOU an aspirin, unless you'd rather go for a scotch... :winks:

The Fantasy Attic now has 1650 votes towards this years awards
and 38201 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 1658 votes towards this years awards
and 38209 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 1673 votes towards this years awards
and 38224 as the total number of votes for all time.

The Fantasy Attic now has 1700 votes towards this years awards
and 38251 as the total number of votes for all time

1769 :)

The Fantasy Attic now has 1775 votes towards this years awards
and 38326 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 1779 votes towards this years awards
and 38330 as the total number of votes for all time
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一千六百十七
Exquisite dude .... simply exquisite

Sorry McGrandpa, I thought google would easily find the way back to Arabic numbers but I was wrong... IOU an aspirin, unless you'd rather go for a scotch... :winks:
Prefer :sake: thank you

MDCCLXXX

The Fantasy Attic now has 1800 votes towards this years awards
and 38351 as the total number of votes for all time

....
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(to give up click here (http://www.paleoaliens.com/event/mayannumber/translator/MayanNumbers.pl))

The Fantasy Attic now has 1839 votes towards this years awards
and 38390 as the total number of votes for all time
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ha! I knew it weren't CW Chiron! LOL!
The Fantasy Attic now has 1840 votes towards this years awards
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The Fantasy Attic now has 1850 votes towards this years awards
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MDCCCLIX

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MCMXIII

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Yaaay Sir Knight! Bang on, hitting the buncha zero's!
And now, the Space Odyssey!
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MMII

exp (7.6148053647110737823366843629695)

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exp (7.6148053647110737823366843629695)
2027.999999999999? :tearlaugh:

And
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2027.999999999999? :tearlaugh:
Ehm, I have a 32bit system... :blush2: :shrug:

Ehm, I have a 32bit system... :blush2: :shrug:
Right. So that's why 7.6148053647110737823366843629695 only has 32 decimal positions. :Hi5:

Right. So that's why 7.6148053647110737823366843629695 only has 32 decimal positions. :Hi5:
Hmmm... I'm way too lazy to dig up those ancient notes on multiple precision floating point arithmetic, but at first glance it looks to me rather like a whim of the unknown guy who coded the Windows calculator ("Why not 32 decimal positions? It's such a good round number...").
Unless of course your 64bit system provides 64 decimal positions, in which case I shall wear sackcloth and ashes and take humbly back my guess... :shrug:
However now it's exp (7.6396422878580129233530320321759)... ±ε :(ROFLMAO:

You got me. I did it on a Linux system, though.
[knight@credhne ~]$ python
Python 2.7.14 (default, Jan 17 2018, 14:28:32)
[GCC 7.2.1 20170915 (Red Hat 7.2.12)] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import math
>>> math.exp(7.6148053647110737823366843629695)
2027.999999999999
>>>
It IS 64 bit. Looks sort of like this
(https://www.raspberrypi.org/app/uploads/2017/05/RaspberryPi3462x322.jpg)
but with more wires. :shrug:

COOL!!!
What race is yours? A Raspberry is on top of my whims list  as soon as I manage to clear out enough horizontal surface at home to tamper with it... :sno: :cleanup: :duster:

I should have just included the page instead of just the image.
https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/raspberrypi3modelb/ (https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/raspberrypi3modelb/)
It has the advantage that I can just write a new SD card each time I go browsing in areas that are less than safe.

Thank you Sir Knight!!!
You know, my birthday is just around the corner and yesterday my wife asked me if I have any particular wish... :yes: now I do!
(a small part of the kitchen table should still be nearly free, and a Raspberry isn't that big... :tearlaugh: )

My main challenge was always the display. That HDMI connector sticks straight out so one has a cable from that and they tend to be huge.
Then there is an Ethernet cable, a keyboard and mouse cable and the thing looks like a spider. So I'm not sure that corner will be sufficient. :tearlaugh:
Of course, if you're a modern guy then you have dongles for all of your wireless stuff and then it's just the power, Ethernet and display cables that are hanging over the edge of the table.
Or you don't have any attached devices and use a remote display over the wireless so there's only the power cable. But that does require another computer.

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My main challenge was always the display. That HDMI connector sticks straight out so one has a cable from that and they tend to be huge.
Then there is an Ethernet cable, a keyboard and mouse cable and the thing looks like a spider. So I'm not sure that corner will be sufficient. :tearlaugh:
Of course, if you're a modern guy then you have dongles for all of your wireless stuff and then it's just the power, Ethernet and display cables that are hanging over the edge of the table.
Or you don't have any attached devices and use a remote display over the wireless so there's only the power cable. But that does require another computer.
Well, I'm actually an ancient guy that doesn't believe much in wirelessness going hand in hand with privacy, thus all my dongles are covered by a thick layer of dust.
But I've been dealing with such cable spiders and Kabelsalat (not sure how to call it in English, perhaps 'wire spaghetti') since I was a kid  my Mom had a perverse penchant for tidying up my things and removing whatever she didn't approve of, but was also wary of things she didn't understand, thus my cable tangles always caused her a severe frustration :tearlaugh: .
Therefore I hope I'll survive after all... :smile:

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In plain decimal, 2152  nearly twice as much as the second runner (1119, Efr_Escapefromreality) :smile:
Still trying to figure out what exactly do we get once we are granted the Plutonium Award...

MMCLVII

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MMCCII

2203 :)

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:ivoted:
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Current count...

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Now THAT was industrious, Chiron! LOL!
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:shrug: :tearlaugh: :nyfathertime:

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The Fantasy Attic now has 2411 votes towards this years awards. :crazysmile: :explode: :yippee:
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2413 :)

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MMCDLXXIV

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Well look at you snagging the 2500th vote :grenade: :dancingknight: :grenade: :knightcheer2:

On to 5000!

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Our Silver award for 2500 votes is up now!!
I got in once or twice and now not again...it no likey me anymo :tearlaugh:

2513 :)

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MMDLI

:haremdance: :yippee: :40: :winks:
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Poor Bong! I wonder what he's worried about.
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MMDCLXXII

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The Fantasy Attic now has 2702 votes towards this years awards
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:sno7: :sno3: :sno7: :sno2: :tearlaugh: :nyfathertime:
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:nyfathertime: :yippee: :smile: :crazysmile: :thumb_up: :yes: :ivoted: :thanks:
:knightcheer2: :dk2: :dancingknight: :grenade: :knightcheer:

MMDCCXVIII

%o 5256

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:ivoted: :yippee: :ccat:

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:nyfathertime:

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Would someone who can vote click the counter over to 3000, please?

As you request :kianna: responds
MMM

MMMXI ATQVE NVMERANDO
NIHIL NOS DETINEBIT
(PRAETER RETIS CELERITATEM)

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MMMXLII

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:voted:
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3261 :)

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:ivoted3:

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:ivoted3: :mistress: :perverted:

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Cool Beans Sir Knight!
Hurrying right along with one more vote.
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:ivoted:

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We are coming along very nicely on the voting. Unfortunately I still can not get in there.
I can get to their main page but I can not enter the voting link at all, it just spins and spins. I have done all the "to do" stuff to try to get in, cache, cookie, bookmark from browsers (all). I did the computer dns cache removal and restarted numerous times.
Still no entry only spinning. I wrote to them but seems they do not return emails either  so keep up the good work everyone and keep voting.

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Mary, we're voting as fast as we can. :tearlaugh:
TL, that image in post #304 is really beautiful.
McG: Glad we can still vote. I do wonder what has happened to prevent others.

Mary, we're voting as fast as we can. :tearlaugh:
TL, that image in post #304 is really beautiful.
McG: Glad we can still vote. I do wonder what has happened to prevent others.
Nothing prevents me from casting my daily vote, Sir Knight  just as long as I don't find a suitable protection for my XP I'll better limit my online time to the minimum necessary, and in the meantime painstakingly pick up and tidy up a little my almost lost GB of downloads... :shrug:

As it appears from traceroute that the server is actually hosted in Germany, I'd be really surprised if you had trouble posting, Chiron.
I'm really glad that you've managed to save most of your downloads. Multiple copies on multiple media this time?
Maybe a NAT'ed firewall between the XP system and the Internet? Won't prevent viruses but will put it completely out of reach.

As it appears from traceroute that the server is actually hosted in Germany, I'd be really surprised if you had trouble posting, Chiron.
Hmmm... it actually looks more than just a geographical barrier: even GermanytoGermany it takes me about 5 min to vote. Wondering what the reason can be...
I'm really glad that you've managed to save most of your downloads. Multiple copies on multiple media this time?
You bet it! :tearlaugh:
Maybe a NAT'ed firewall between the XP system and the Internet? Won't prevent viruses but will put it completely out of reach.
Thanks Sir Knight, I'll do that. I'm thinking of using as many protection methods as possible, in series: one will certainly be an efficient firewall, another one is already a VPN, a third one is ClamWin (to check my downloads only). Now I'm looking eagerly for a decent AV and some ransomware protection.
This far keeping everything important on external offline HDs and making daily backups of my skeleton system (just 32GB, 5 min) helped a lot  if not to solve the problem, at least to keep a modicum of peace of mind :(ROFLMAO:

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Thanks, McG, for pointing out that "remove formatting" button. It keeps saving me and I forgot to thank you. :Hi5:

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Thanks, McG, for pointing out that "remove formatting" button. It keeps saving me and I forgot to thank you. :Hi5:
You are sure welcome, Sir Knight! That one is a little nugget of gold sitting among the silver and brass! All the items are useful in their time. But that one is used every day, sometimes several times a day correcting my booboo's while I'm attempting to wax poetic or artistic in posts, various and sundry!
I don't know where all these votes come from that aren't obviously from us. There are sure plenty of lurkers in these parts, and its a right good thing too! LOL!
And there is The Wait. Dunno why it exists through the DSL and not through the Cellular Data connection.
The Cell Data is about 4 times faster on average than the DSL here, also. BUT, it is limited to 6 gb a month then drops to around 120 kbps as punishment for overdoing it. heh! I usually reserve the Cell use for special occasions. like DSL is down, or got huge downloads that would take a whole day via DSL. If I have any left over high speed data left at end of month, it gets rolled over to the next month. All the little bits help!
And NOW (short drum roll) I have :ivoted: voted! :yippee: :smile: :shock:
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Chiron, I'm such a hypocrite. All that about multiple backups finally lead me check what I had done about multiple backups.
"Pot, meet Mr. Kettle."
Well, it's only ( :winks: ) 22 DVD's worth of data for which there is a single copy. :rainy:

Chiron, I'm such a hypocrite. All that about multiple backups finally lead me check what I had done about multiple backups.
"Pot, meet Mr. Kettle."
Face it, Sir Knight: unless you live in a pretty big castle, keeping backups of backups of backups (^n) of all your terabytes would fill up all your available space up to the ceiling and drain your bank account down the sewer. And in some remote future all that stuff would pose a serious problem for your heirs :tearlaugh:
Thus  said Mr. Kettle to Sir Pot  some hefty pruning is mandatory, as well as some commonsense based criteria. E.g. there's no need to keep 7 identical versions of V4 in fishnet, black leather and whip: two copies are enough  or even none if that's not really your cup of tea.
So far the theory.
In practice I began pruning while recovering my endangered files, and Heaven only knows if I'll live long enough to see the end of it :worried?:
Well, it's only ( :winks: ) 22 DVD's worth of data for which there is a single copy. :rainy:
Alas, I resolved to abandon backing up on DVD's the day I found half a dozen pretty important DVD's (wisely stored on a window sill) hopelessly bleached to unreadability. Eventually I discovered the fast, compact and comparatively cheap 2.5" HD's (~$0.05/GB, 2 to 4 in^{3}/TB) and stayed with them. For the time being there's a dozen of them, 4 plugged in my PC and the rest scattered all around my desk.
The only problem is now finding out where is what... every now and then I'm strongly tempted to buy a larger bin :(ROFLMAO:
"Wer Ordnung hält ist nur zu faul zu suchen"  read once on an ashtray: "He who keeps things tidy is only too lazy to search" :yippee:

3612 :)

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Chiron, I try to make multiple copies of items, particularly downloaded from the more obscure sites, on different media with the hope of having at least one readable when I look for it. DVD's, because they are programmed with light (lasers), can be erased by sunlight. I use them as well as hard disks because of the very fragility that you encountered  things that spin can stop spinning, just like things programmed with light can be erased.
I'm presently copying the DVD images (not yet on DVD's!) from one hard disk to another, so there's at least one more copy. Once there are two "safe" copies, I'll start pruning (a very good suggestion!) before I start burning. Would pruning ahead of time be a better choice? Probably, but there's presently only one and I was reminded during a power outage that hard disks fail, so I'm feeling some urgency in making a separate, soontobeoffline copy.
It's the wrong thread, but (sorry it's long):
Stephen Covey tells the story of a man who was walking through a forest when he came across a frustrated lumberjack.
The lumberjack was trying to cut down a tree with a saw and was swearing and cursing as he laboured in vain.
“What’s the problem?” The man asked.
“My saw’s blunt and won’t cut the tree properly.” The lumberjack responded.
“Why don’t you just sharpen it?”
“Because then I would have to stop sawing.” Said the lumberjack.
“But if you sharpened your saw, you could cut more efficiently and effectively than before.”
“But I don’t have time to stop!” The lumberjack retorted, getting more frustrated.
The man shook his head and kept on walking, leaving the lumberjack to his pointless frustration.

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3702
Sir Knight, I agree: Covey's lumberjack describes quite accurately you, me and all the other compulsive downloaders that frequent this den of iniquity: like the classical oscillator, never satisfied with either state all he does is waver on the spot :tearlaugh:
Give us two 100Petabyte 200 GB/Sec memory chips (the second one for backup purpose, of course), we'll fill them both up to the brim with zillions of copies of copies of copies of files most of which we'll never use in all our lifespan.
I think we should christen it 'the collector's syndrome' and just learn to live with it... :(ROFLMAO:
P.S.: It just occurred to me that the Buridan's ass (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buridan%27s_ass) would also fit us pretty well...

Guys! Surely you aren't putting copies of copies on the same disk?!?!? Nooooo!
I have 3 spinner HD's, an SSD (that's the boot drive), and a Pioneer BluRay rewriter. Plus two 1 terabyte external USB HD's. So that's 1 original and six copies.
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I don't.
I try to keep multiple copies on multiple types of media as well as multiple file systems. That last one is a point I haven't made yet  my earliest CD's (2003), written by some Roxio Windows XP application, were not readable by some later Linux and Mac systems. Standards change. You have to keep checking backups if you really want to be able to continue to read them.
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Guys! Surely you aren't putting copies of copies on the same disk?!?!? Nooooo!
Certainly not deliberately, McG... but when you pile up 3D stuff for so many years it isn't always easy to recall whether you already have something particularly appetizing or not, so you download it anyway 'for just in case'.
You have an idea how many of such 'just in cases' I found on my moribund 1TB? :tearlaugh:

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:ivoted3: :ivoted: :voted: :winks:
Seventy Seven Sunset Strip! da da do da Seventy Seven Sunset Strip do doo doo DAH!

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3780 :)

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3834 :)

3837! :thumb_up:

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and 40452 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 3932 votes towards this years awards and 40483 as the total number of votes for all time.
Running right up to 4000 !! Yep!
:ivoted3:

The Fantasy Attic now has 3936 votes towards this years awards
and 40487 as the total number of votes for all time

4000 !!!

And :ivoted3: which got :abacus: The Fantasy Attic 4001 votes towards this years awards, and 40552 as the total number of votes for all time. :crazysmile: :explode: :Hi5: :java: ahhh!

Good job Chiron!

Thanks McG! :smile:

The Fantasy Attic now has 4006 votes towards this years awards
and 40557 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 4025 votes towards this years awards
and 40576 as the total number of votes for all time

MMMMXXVI

The Fantasy Attic now has 4035 votes towards this years awards
and 40586 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 4100 votes towards this years awards
and 40651 as the total number of votes for all time

:ivoted3: :nyfathertime: :tearlaugh: :perverted: :spring:
The Fantasy Attic now has 4101 votes towards this years awards
and 40652 as the total number of votes for all time.

4127 :)

Zooming right on to Five Grand! YeeeHAW!
The Fantasy Attic now has 4158 votes towards this years awards
and 40709 as the total number of votes for all time.[/b][/size]

The Fantasy Attic now has 4191 votes towards this years awards
and 40742 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 4193 votes towards this years awards
and 40744 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 4200 votes towards this years awards
and 40751 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 4214 votes towards this years awards
and 40765 as the total number of votes for all time.
:ivoted3: :catwoman: :tearlaugh:

:smile: 4239 / 40790 ! :smile:

The Fantasy Attic now has 4240 votes towards this years awards
and 40791 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 4265 votes towards this years awards
and 40816 as the total number of votes for all time.

The Fantasy Attic now has 4300 votes towards this years awards
and 40851 as the total number of votes for all time

MMMMCCCI

The Fantasy Attic now has 4318 votes towards this years awards
and 40869 as the total number of votes for all time.

The Fantasy Attic now has 4350 votes towards this years awards
and 40901 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 4353 votes towards this years awards
and 40904 as the total number of votes for all time
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4362 / 40913

The Fantasy Attic now has 4400 votes towards this years awards
and 40951 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 4420 votes towards this years awards
and 40971 as the total number of votes for all time
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Only 580 to go to the next level!

MMMMCDXXII

Can't pass this one up.
The Fantasy Attic now has 4444 votes towards this years awards
and 40995 as the total number of votes for all time

Or this one, either:
The Fantasy Attic now has 4449 votes towards this years awards
and 41000 as the total number of votes for all time

4458 :)

The Fantasy Attic now has 4459 votes towards this years awards
and 41010 as the total number of votes for all time
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MMMMCDLXXXV

The Fantasy Attic now has 4500 votes towards this years awards
and 41051 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 4550 votes towards this years awards
and 41101 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 4600 votes towards this years awards
and 41151 as the total number of votes for all time

Sorry I've been absent. Been sleeping a lot more taking those antibiotics. They are done now, and normal sleep coming I hope! Right now, I am hurrying up and waiting for the site to come up.
Love that Green Heron you got the GIF of, TL!
The Fantasy Attic now has 4601 votes towards this years awards
and 41152 as the total number of votes for all time.
Someone fielded that 4600 I hope!? Yeah! Sir Knight caught it! Game ON! :grenade:
:ivoted3:

The Fantasy Attic now has 4602 votes towards this years awards
and 41153 as the total number of votes for all time
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4603!
...putting to good use the few measly splinters of time I can spare in these days... :sad:

And today...

The Fantasy Attic now has 4615 votes towards this years awards
and 41166 as the total number of votes for all time
Hi, Chiron!

First off....can't wait for you to get things back to normal on your end Chiron....
Well, as close to normal as possible.... :shrug:
The Fantasy Attic now has 4616 votes towards this years awards
and 41167 as the total number of votes for all time
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Hi Sir Knight, Hi TL!
Still trying to do my best, even if for the time being my best isn't really much...
First off....can't wait for you to get things back to normal on your end Chiron....
Well, as close to normal as possible.... :shrug:
Thanks, same here!
Nothing terrible anyway: I was just hit simultaneously by a number of moderately nasty and even notsonasty but timeconsuming tasks, all to be done yesterday of course.
Can't complain though, not enough time for that :winks:

The Fantasy Attic now has 4650 votes towards this years awards
and 41201 as the total number of votes for all time

4684 / 41235  and don't ask me where all those other votes come from, I just voted once! :smile:
Back to the mud now... :shrug:

Sure, sure. We wouldn't suspect you. :winks:
The Fantasy Attic now has 4700 votes towards this years awards
and 41251 as the total number of votes for all time

Nope....he wouldn't be a suspect at all :tearlaugh:
The Fantasy Attic now has 4704 votes towards this years awards
and 41255 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 4724 votes towards this years awards, and 41275 as the total number of votes for all time.

4762 :)

MMMMDCCLXXI

The Fantasy Attic now has 4800 votes towards this years awards
and 41351 as the total number of votes for all time

4801, the next step is near...

Just around the corner it is

Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the voting.
The Fantasy Attic now has 4820 votes towards this years awards
and 41371 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 4850 votes towards this years awards
and 41401 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 4872 votes towards this years awards
and 41423 as the total number of votes for all time.

4877 :)

4882  we're getting there! :thumb_up:
It's all a figment of my mind. In a world that I've designed. I'm charged with cosmic energy
Has the world gone mad or is it me?
Probably both... :funny:

MMMMDCCCLXXXIII

The Fantasy Attic now has 4886 votes towards this years awards
and 41437 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 4893 votes towards this years awards
and 41444 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 4900 votes towards this years awards
and 41451 as the total number of votes for all time

Wow Sir Knight, you have been getting a batch of round hundreds! Looking good!

The Fantasy Attic now has 4920 votes towards this years awards
and 41471 as the total number of votes for all time.
Almost there! Woohoo!

4921... the water's rising!

Wow Sir Knight, you have been getting a batch of round hundreds! Looking good!
Love those hundreds. :knelvis:

Kind of fond of fifties as well.
The Fantasy Attic now has 4950 votes towards this years awards
and 41501 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 4964 votes towards this years awards
and 41515 as the total number of votes for all time
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+1 !

And another +1 !
The Fantasy Attic now has 4976 votes towards this years awards
and 41527 as the total number of votes for all time.

The Fantasy Attic now has 4990 votes towards this years awards
and 41541 as the total number of votes for all time
Closer!

The Fantasy Attic now has 4991 votes towards this years awards
and 41542 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 4993 votes towards this years awards
and 41544 as the total number of votes for all time
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4995 !!!
(managed to persuade my love and boss to vote for us  going to cost me a rose and a bottle of :champagne:  shared :smile:)

And tell her THANK YOU :grpwave:

The Fantasy Attic now has 4998 votes towards this years awards
and 41549 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 5000 votes towards this years awards
and 41551 as the total number of votes for all time

:knelvis: :elvis: :elvis: :knelvis:
:fireworks3: :fireworks3: :fireworks3: :fireworks3:
:0704: :0704:
:fireworks2: :fireworks2: :fireworks2:

Oh, I think that celebration might give me seizures. :psycho:

But you'll be having those seizures with a smile :tearlaugh:

We got the award for 5000 votes! It is prouly displayed with the rest.

5042 :)

Onward to 10 000.
The Fantasy Attic now has 5050 votes towards this years awards
and 41601 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 5054 votes towards this years awards
and 41605 as the total number of votes for all time
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5058  and counting... :abacus:
:smile:

And Sir Knight in the Joust hath taken home the G O L D! ! ! !
Now presented to the Wize Ol Owl, TheLufias, that the castle might sparkle the more!
Oh right, :ivoted3: so The Fantasy Attic now has 5063 votes towards this years awards, and 41614 as the total number of votes for all time.

The Fantasy Attic now has 5084 votes towards this years awards
and 41635 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 5099 votes towards this years awards
and 41650 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 5149 votes towards this years awards
and 41700 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 5173 votes towards this years awards
and 41724 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 5199 votes towards this years awards
and 41750 as the total number of votes for all time

5202  and before me another looong day pretending to listen to the wordmill... :shrug:

The Fantasy Attic now has 5203 votes towards this years awards
and 41754 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 5222 votes towards this years awards
and 41773 as the total number of votes for all time.

The Fantasy Attic now has 5229 votes towards this years awards
and 41780 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 5249 votes towards this years awards
and 41800 as the total number of votes for all time.
:abacus:

The Fantasy Attic now has 5250 votes towards this years awards
and 41801 as the total number of votes for all time
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The Fantasy Attic now has 5299 votes towards this years awards
and 41850 as the total number of votes for all time

The Fantasy Attic now has 5300 votes towards this years awards
and 41851 as the total number of votes for all time.

5317 :)

The Fantasy Attic now has 5350 votes towards this years awards
and 41901 as the total number of votes for all time.

The Fantasy Attic now has 5377 votes towards this years awards
and 41928 as the total number of votes for all time
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5378 :)

The Fantasy Attic now has 5399 votes towards this years awards
and 41950 as the total number of votes for all time

KEWL!
The Fantasy Attic now has 5400 votes towards this years awards
and 41951 as the total number of votes for all time.

The Fantasy Attic now has 5425 votes towards this years awards
and 41976 as the total number of votes for all time
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