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  • OF 2021 – Additional Projects May 15, 2021 by Mr Tenk Project #7 - Edward Pearse: refurbish the vault underneath City Hall. Project #8 - Vic Mornington: new Headframe for Fells mining operations, last one got knocked out by the blackworms.… (Continue reading...)
  • Town Hall Transcript for May 15, 2021 May 15, 2021 by Mr Tenk Things that were talked about: Mr Tenk wondered what is going on with the recently placed sims near Mondrago. Oiling Festival Projects: Street Names, fresh photos for Destination Guide update,… (Continue reading...)
  • OF2021 – Man the Monorail! May 10, 2021 by Mr Tenk Project #6 - NBTA Car on the Stora Canal Aerial Track Kimika built an elevated monorail for an underslung car which goes from the east side of Babbage canals to… (Continue reading...)
  • OF2021 – Voom Electric Trust Windmill May 10, 2021 by Mr Tenk Project #5 - Fix the Windmill! The Windmill at the Voom Electric Trust fell victim to some joyriding airscooter hooligans some time back. Someone please go build a new set… (Continue reading...)
  • OF2021 – Yule Goat Advent Calendar Gifts April 15, 2021 by Mr Tenk Project #4 - Feed the Yule Goat! This is an everybody project - We all like having an advent calendar in December, but it is always a last minute dash… (Continue reading...)
  • OF2021 – City Watch HQ April 15, 2021 by Mr Tenk Project #3 - City Watch Yard You may have noticed a big hole in the city wall by Ruthorford Square. That's where the City Watch does... whatever the City… (Continue reading...)
  • OF2021 – City Photography April 15, 2021 by Mr Tenk Project #2 for this year's Oiling Festival will be to get the city listing(s) in the SL Destination Guide updated. The photo you will find there is very old and… (Continue reading...)
  • OF2021 – More Street Names April 15, 2021 by Mr Tenk I don't want to go full speed on this year's Oiling Festival until Fantasy Faire is over, but there are things that need to get done. First up: Mr Pearse… (Continue reading...)
  • Winter Builds January 10, 2021 by Mr Tenk Land set for special winter builds - Snow & Ice Sculptures - big corner lot by The Merryman & Hammer Bridge (snow critter this year is bunnies) Ice Fishing… (Continue reading...)
  • 2020 Advent Gifting Calendar November 18, 2020 by Mr Tenk Fauve Aeon will be collecting items for this year's gifting calendar. Items must be at least copy/trans to work. Please contact Ms Aeon for further info. There is a possibility… (Continue reading...)

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  • Reply To: OF2021 – More Street Names May 15, 2021 by Vic Mornington A "Close", or "Wynd" is old scots for a small lane or small street between two buildings... Rookit Close (Rookit = no money) Smiddy Wynd (Smiddy = slang for Blacksmiths)… (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: OF2021 – More Street Names May 15, 2021 by Reyzadren Sheobedauf Route Averg Traversal Daithmurks Intersection Aeshaeirs External Signatory (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: OF2021 – Voom Electric Trust Windmill May 15, 2021 by Elizabeth Jarvinen I can do this one as well, though I wouldn't mind some design direction on what 'ideal' would be. (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: OF2021 – Man the Monorail! May 15, 2021 by Elizabeth Jarvinen Liz here!  I can do it.  Probably script it too. (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: OF2021 – More Street Names April 24, 2021 by Edward Pearse Need one in Quarry Hill called All Your Ducks In A      Row. (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: OF2021 – More Street Names April 21, 2021 by Junie Ginsburg Marth Street Abigail Street Emperor's Bottle Lane Drunkard's Loop This Way That Way The Other Way Hyperbole Avenue Quantlin Place Cinderberry Avenue Ratcatcher Lane Lost Spanner Way Sugar Run Crescent… (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: OF2021 – More Street Names April 16, 2021 by Tepic Harlequin How about Sizzle Snake Street, for one of the streets between two canals, can just imagine the street filling with snakes during migration..... (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: Barkeep Wanted March 13, 2021 by Philip Underwood Hey! I lived in Mechanix Arms for about a year. I loved it. Okay, the landlady had to speak to me about loud, smelly experiments I was doing with Professor… (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: Barkeep Wanted July 19, 2020 by Ceejay Writer Can't be any worse than living in the Mechanix Arms back in the day! (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: CLUE game 2020 official July 1, 2020 by Mr Tenk The victim was identified as a male, age 40ish, and most likely a Romachurian dock worker (you can always tell by the shoes). Suppose inquiries could be in the Port? (Continue reading...)

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  • Memento Resurgam February 10, 2021 by Jonathon Spires No Comments It rained in Babbage in late fall. Not quite cold enough to snow. The smoke was at full blast on factories in the Square district, mixing with the raindrops just… (Continue reading...)
  • Calling Steam Santa (Part 5 of 5) December 23, 2020 by Bookworm Hienrichs 1 Comment After supper, Mariah was allowed to stay up and open her gift bag at the kitchen table, while her parents watched.  There was the now-traditional piece of coal, symbolic of… (Continue reading...)
  • Calling Steam Santa (Part 4 of 5) December 22, 2020 by Bookworm Hienrichs No Comments The side of the steam sleigh folded out with a hiss of machinery, and other partitions shifted around, until two seats had been created - a large one for Steam… (Continue reading...)
  • Calling Steam Santa (Part 3 of 5) December 21, 2020 by Bookworm Hienrichs No Comments She stepped out from her sheltered place, feeling the wind nip at her face as she kept her eyes outward, still scanning for any signs of Steam Santa, taking only… (Continue reading...)
  • Calling Steam Santa (Part 2 of 5) December 20, 2020 by Bookworm Hienrichs No Comments Seven-year-old Mariah Lanfier had argued long and hard to convince her parents that she was old enough, and responsible enough, to participate in this year’s watch.  Finally, though, she had… (Continue reading...)
  • Calling Steam Santa (Part 1 of 5) December 19, 2020 by Bookworm Hienrichs No Comments ((Hey, all! This is the Christmas story that I meant to write for Tenk's call for Christmas stories last year, but didn't get going on it in time. This takes… (Continue reading...)
  • …and then things got spoopy. November 2, 2020 by Fauve Aeon No Comments The 2020 Halloween Night dance at Tomanah Hall was in the very stones were glowing! They do that from time to time, the old magic from Brigadoon never really… (Continue reading...)
  • Second Life Editing Services August 17, 2020 by Ceejay Writer No Comments I set up a page at my editing site for Second Life editing services, Lindens accepted as payment. Tell your friends, tell your nemesis. Happy to edit RP blog entries,… (Continue reading...)
  • Easter Carols April 12, 2020 by Candance No Comments It was an interesting morning, as the airship stayed in position above babbage, even up here she had found a few.. Eggs not sure how, but things had gotten interesting… (Continue reading...)
  • Steampunk Park February 10, 2020 by Toby Finchy de' Borel 1 Comment a.k.a. The best report I can write up about a place no one knows about…or a place with very carefully guarded secrets. I like the later explanation, but who knows?… (Continue reading...)

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