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The Great Exhibition – News Feed January 1, 2020 The Hyde Park (or Crystal Palace) Great Exhibition took place in London's Hyde Park in 1851. The entire exhibition was housed inside what was essentially a glass and iron… (Continue reading...) New-Babbage Snow Animal Contest! December 5, 2019 It is traditional in the city of New-Babbage that with the coming of snow Jack arrives with a sealed envelope containing the name of the animal we are to make… (Continue reading...) A Night at the Opera at the Conservatory Saturday Nov. 23 November 17, 2019 Please join us at 5pm SLT for this month's formal dance at the Conservatory on the lake in Quarry Hill, featuring luscious arrangements of operatic favorites played for us by… (Continue reading...) Engineers notes for Nov 14th, 2019 November 14, 2019 The City State of New Babbage Engineers notes for November 14th, 2019 BOOK CLUB is reading MOUSE TRAP by Carlton Mellick III For almost 20 years, Carlton Mellick III has… (Continue reading...) Member Update November 8, 2019 I guess many of the newer members will not know me and, perhaps, the memories of the 'more-established' residents of me are starting to fade too. That is to be… (Continue reading...) Take part in the New Babbage Yule Gift Calendar, all are invited! November 2, 2019 Dear fellow citizens, townspeople, merchants and makers of all manner of things... By now you will have read in not one but two editions of the Engineer’s Notes (and you… (Continue reading...) Engineers notes for Oct. 24th, 2019 October 24, 2019 The City State of New Babbage Engineers notes for October 24th, 2019 FROM THE PUMPKIN QUEEN, EDDA UNDERWOOD (edan borrelly) IM her to get your copy of this years trick… (Continue reading...) Contest: Name the Gangplank Mermaid October 23, 2019 Weathered from the salty air, our masthead mermaid has been hanging over the door for three years, and still doesn't have a name. Please help us out! Submit your name… (Continue reading...) City State of New Babbage Engineers notes for October 17th, 2019 October 18, 2019 The City State of New Babbage Engineers notes for October 17th, 2019 FALL SEASON SHIFT is in effect. Build enforcement is traditionally relaxed for October, but please don't put out… (Continue reading...) Photoshoot Subjects Needed October 16, 2019 Saffia Widdershins (of 'Designing Worlds' fame) is looking for volunteers for a photoshoot on Saturday. (Times to come once I hear them from her.) Needs are: 1. We need children… (Continue reading...)
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Reply To: The Great Exhibition – News Feed January 1, 2020 (Continue reading...) Reply To: Member Update November 26, 2019 Thank you very much for the link. (Continue reading...) Reply To: Member Update November 26, 2019 This invite link should get you joined up on the Discord server: https://discord.gg/w8YQPc (Continue reading...) Reply To: Member Update November 25, 2019 No, Junie, I am not a member of the Discord group. Although I rarely am found within Second Life now, please do paste a link for me. It would be… (Continue reading...) Reply To: Member Update November 12, 2019 How could we forget that teddy bear? (Continue reading...) Reply To: Contest: Name the Gangplank Mermaid November 10, 2019 This was a great contest! We had 22 entries by the end (which is why it took longer to compile the results), and it was tricky to narrow them down,… (Continue reading...) Reply To: Contest: Name the Gangplank Mermaid November 9, 2019 So...what’s her name? *grins* (Continue reading...) Reply To: Member Update November 8, 2019 Hey Maxwell! Nice video - it looks great! Are you on the New Babbage Discord server? A lot of conversation takes place over there so I'm going to paste a… (Continue reading...) Reply To: Take part in the New Babbage Yule Gift Calendar, all are invited! November 2, 2019 I’m very pleased to report 11 signups and one day’s gifts have already been delivered. Thank you so much for your support and generosity of your time and talents, everyone.… (Continue reading...) Reply To: 2019 Oiling Festival – Official October 23, 2019 Kimika Ying takes the purse with her water tower rocket, inspired by the SpaceX Starhopper. (Continue reading...)
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Jan 4. – New Year, New Reflections? January 9, 2020 ((Yay! I can finally post!)) Lisa heard about the party at the Gangplank, and since she wasn’t working that night, she thought it would be worth the exercise to trek… (Continue reading...) Journal of Milo Worth: I’m all in January 5, 2020 Last night was another party at the bar and for once it was fun. I knew what I was doing, where everything was, and I am getting better at bartending.… (Continue reading...) Bourbon & Rum Pt. III: Testing the Crew January 5, 2020 The Fury broke through the bank of smog which surrounded New Babbage, wispy trails of vapour trailing from the engines. The ship was an imposing sight, a decommissioned battle cruiser… (Continue reading...) Bourbon & Rum Pt. II: Nell Sashays Away January 2, 2020 Or... Bourbon & Rum Pt. II: Nell Shoves Off Back to Part I September twenty ninth 18xxBabbage Canals, Lot #9Nellie stands on the dock watching her crew as they move… (Continue reading...) Bourbon & Rum Pt.1 : D shoves off January 1, 2020 Domino stood in her office in The Back Row, loading her clothes and equipment, mostly a vast assortment of weapons, into a large duffel bag. Her new flat was one… (Continue reading...) A Little Resolution never hurt (Epilogue) December 31, 2019 Beryl looked out over the frozen lake, the party for the end of the year about to begin. She was looking forward to the celebration with friends despite recent events.… (Continue reading...) Underwood’s Exile December 29, 2019 Professor Valeska walked into the new building in the Port and found Philip Underwood studying blueprints, the elderly gentleman tossed the large envelope so that slapped down on the wooden… (Continue reading...) How the Alice Stole Christmas December 24, 2019 Nearly everyone in the city of Babbage loved Christmas, except for Spalding Rookswood who when asked why would humbug and dismiss. He had no love for children or toys, and… (Continue reading...) Catching Shooting Stars – Part 4: the Conclusion December 24, 2019 It was late afternoon, leaning in to the gloaming, in the Ragg & Bone Junkyard in the Gut in New Babbage, when Petra Flax’s snowman lurched to apparent life, growling… (Continue reading...) Catching Shooting Stars – Part 3 December 23, 2019 By mid morning, snow was falling steadily, and Petra had made her way to the east side of the city. She peeked inside the Gangplank Public House, and spied Martin… (Continue reading...)
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