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NEWS [UO.Com] Ultima Online’s 20th Anniversary Party

Discussion in 'UHall' started by UO News, Mar 9, 2017.

  1. ciccone

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    thanks for posting the youtube link. I was thinking how to post it :D
     
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    Our founding fathers, the Lords British and Blackthorn!

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    And me, trying not to nerd out while surviving an encounter with the Dark Lady herself!

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    As someone that attended both - the 15th Anniversary cake tasted a hell of a lot better than the 20th anni cake and cupcakes. By some chance did the Hyatt have a hand in making the 20th anniversary stuff, because it tasted a lot more bland/artificial?
     
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    LOL, I agree completely about the 20th Anniversary cake. Didn't care for it at all, I stuck with the cupcakes.
     
  8. Riyana

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    You should have tried the wedding cake. It was excellent.
     
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    Which wedding cake? The Rounds or the Chocolate & White sheet cakes?

    I got slices of the latter - tasted like typical grocery store/Wal-Mart bakery sheet cake......
     
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    Haha I forget if I have anything from 10th :) I will have to think about that one
     
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    The 15th anni cake was def one of the coolest cakes I have ever seen.
     
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    Do one in Asia - Japan... so we all have an excuse to travel there for vacation...


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    Just a thought... Orlando, Florida might be a nice place for a meet up. There would be plenty to do there, before and after the party.
     
  15. MalagAste

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    Right in Hurricane season..... don't think I'd like that. Remember this time was just after a Hurricane hit Florida...
     
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    Lebanon KS would likely be the best all around for a US location. It's 2.6 miles from the geographic center of the contiguous 48 States.
     
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    Nashville, TN is centralish with a major international airport. :D
     
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    Major international airport is most important, for people from abroad might want to partake on it too!
     
  19. Keith of Sonoma

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    Anywhere in Texas. Because it's TEXAS!! hehe :)
     
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    Do I get to visit the kitties?
     
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    I think you're all forgetting that if it's not in Virginia, the whole dev team has to shell out for airfare. That would probably result in a lot less schwag, and even crumbier (literally) cake.

    Now, as has been previously stated, there's nothing preventing us, the players, from coordinating regional events.

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    .. as well as a HELLUVA aquarium restaurant.
     
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    Most hurricane seasons are pretty mild, we just happened to get really, really unlucky this year. There hasn't been major hurricane for the last few years. Orlando tends to be one of the most protected cities from hurricanes also, since they are much further inland than the other Florida cities are.
     
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    Mother Nature is Mother Nature and she will always do what she wants. Can't plan your life out due to fear of her and the tools at her disposal. Gotta plan your life out and if she decides to mess with your plans at the last minute ya gotta have the flexibility to adapt and find a way to make do even though she is being a pita...

    Just my take on it at any rate :)
     
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  26. Keith of Sonoma

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    WOOT!!!!! Mesanna just placed my new castle! In Vesper, right behind Olcher's Museum Castle! :)
     
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    Thank you!
     
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    Just in case other have wondered what the heck is around Garriotts neck... I asked the man himself lol




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  30. MalagAste

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    The Medallion that he was holding in most of the pics? My friends and I were trying to see it and wondering what the heck it was... thanks!
     
  31. Kylie Kinslayer

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    Yepp.. that's the one. I had asked a couple of people and they didn't know.. so I did not feel like a total dumbass lol
     
  32. MalagAste

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    We seriously debated about it for a couple hours just the other day scanning through pics from the party trying to zoom in and get a decent look at it... but couldn't.
     
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    Can't wait to check it out!! Congrats!
     
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    Cool.. I was just assuming it was some kind of "I am the King" medallion that was UO lore or something. More interesting story with knowing what it actually is imo
     
  35. MalagAste

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    We were speculation on whether or not it had something to do with his current game... SotA... trying to figure if it was some symbol from that.
     
  36. Basara

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    I recognized it for what it was, didn't think anything significant about it, other than as such a proficient traveler, he identified with navigators. Of course, I was seeing it across the picnic table, not in pics.
     
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    The way he was holding it out in some pictures, I thought it was something presented to him at the party.
     
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    I own a bar and restaurant in Washington state, I would love to host a west coast UO get together.


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    Where are you at Bucs? I live in Washington State too.
     
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    Snohomish


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    I'll start it out at 250m bid
     
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    Again, another person's perspective on the party. Please note that all *commentary* is 100% truth.:lie:

    Mesanna Prior to being asked about Goblin Knees

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    Mesanna While Being Asked About Goblin Knees


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    Again, A Few Seconds Later

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    The Answer... again...

    Mesanna after being asked about goblin knees.jpg

    All kidding aside, I have to say that I and the others from Baja that were able to go truly had a wonderful time. I thank Mesanna and her crew for putting this all together and making it happen. And please don't think it went unnoticed that even at the BBQ you were all still working. Thank you for serving us.

    I am grateful that I got to meet so many people that I have spent countless hours with over the past 20 years. I wish I got to meet more of you but the time flew.

    With Respect.

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    251M! LOL
     
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    That was the best time I'd had in quite a while. The UO Team was spectacular and it's nice to put faces to names. The people I met from Baja, and other shards, were so fun and though it's been 3 weeks since we came home, I'm still laughing about some of the antics. My memories are treasures and God willing, I look forward to being at the 25th Anniversary. Maybe the goblins will have knees by that time and Amber Witch will have a GPS that doesn't require we humies input.
     
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    or just Kansas City for the same reasons, but with hotels/motels & other things to do for folks who travel in for it
     
  46. MalagAste

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    It's a great place to meet up... Had a UO friend come all the way from Ireland once to meet guildmates and such and I meet up with him and our guildleader at the time in KC... we had a great time.
     
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    Shard?
     
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    ATL, DUH!