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LordKhaine
26th Mar 2000, 04:22 PM
OK, Ive managed to drag myslef away from college work to write this, just a short little bit of writing of the history of PuF from my views

-=>A BRIEF HISTORY OF PuF<=-

OK, I brought UT as soon as it came out in the UK. Shortly afterwards i visited Planet Unreal. The reason i went to PU was because i had heard all about Planet Quake, and wanted to try see what PU was like. I saw the forums and regisered under LordKhaine and first posted on the 6th of December. At that time the UT forums had just gone UBB. The people who stuck in my mind as *the* people were LiquiD_SiN, Lizard, BadAss and Hal, (probably more that ive missed).

Anyways, i started posting a few replays, nothing much. Then BadAss posted the infamous "See me online see you online, be a PuF'er" thread. The idea being, that members of the PU forums could met up and play UT togethor online. I was one of the first to take up the PuF tag. Shortly afterwards, the IRC channel was started, and people started putting the PuF tag and meeting up for games. The first PuF'er i ever met online was BadAss on a game of Lava giant. Where i was astounded by the amount of speech binds he used. In fact, you could even say he was partly responsible for the 36 speech binds I now sport /~unreal/ubb/html/smile.gif

Within a few weeks of PuF being fully up and running, the first Euro meetings started, every Tuesday and Thursday at 7:30pmGMT, Euro PuF's played on UK and Europian servers, further enforcing PuF.

Within a short space of time, several PuF skins were made and the PuF web site was lauched by LiquiD_SiN. PuF was ever growing and the number of posts was ever increasing on the PU UT forum. Then came what could be called the begining of the end /~unreal/ubb/html/smile.gif. The OzUT vs PuF match. The tryouts happened and the meetings occured, and the players for the home and away games chosen. Then came the match. The first 3 games were to be held in the US, the last 3 in Oz. I took part in the home games, which were well played by both sides, with us eventually winning all 3 matches. These matches were fun, and every one enjoyed themselves. So far, so good.

Then came the away game, both teams warmed up, and the match began in November, with the Oz in Blue, and the PuF in Red. Within minutes the OzUT were storming ahead, and halfway through the game, most of the PuF away team left complaining about bad pings. The match fell apart despite a few PuF modemers trying to keep things going. In the ensuring descussion in #planetunreal, several members of PuF left. And PuF effectivly stalled. No more forum matchs were to take place again for a long time /~unreal/ubb/html/frown.gif, and the loss of several PuF.

Things continued in PuF afterwards for a while, till a new influx of new PuF's joined replacing those who had left. The new person who joined PuF who started the biggest upset must have been Xylene. When she first started posting on PuF she spammed like no other had ever managed. PuF seems to be split between those who would throw them selves in front of bullets to protect her, and those who were astounded by the effect she had on people. Shortly afterwards things went back to normal, as did Xy's post count, and PuF returned to the base level of insanity it normally is.

TC (Team Capture) was formed, consisting of a group of PuF'ers led by Zaccix, who set about making the web site Capture. A web site devoted to CTF, including tactics and Reviews.

After this, the speed on the PuF forums slowed, and PuF started to slowly die out, leaving only an elite selection of die hards left /~unreal/ubb/html/smile.gif However, just recently a new wave of people have joined, along with the formation of Carpe Imperium (a clan formed form PuF'ers), and the launch of Capture. Have resulted in PuF looking as strong as ever /~unreal/ubb/html/smile.gif

If ive missed anything out, dont shout at me, post a reply and add it in! And if this ever appears to serious, belive me its not! /~unreal/ubb/html/smile.gif. As 9/10 scientific tests have proved, PuF is only an addition to life, not a whole other alternative to life, as is the Ultima-Online community (/me dons flame proof suit and gets ready for incoming wall of flame /~unreal/ubb/html/smile.gif) yes ive missed several points out, such as taskmasters epic journey to achieve god-like status. And Roosters recent voyage into Rooster-like status. As well as The Wraith. And of course LiquiD_SiN and Lizard of Oz's disappearance from PuF. Feel free to add your views and anything ive missed out of this truly epic journey of PuF.

PS. This has gotta be the longest thread ive ever posted /~unreal/ubb/html/smile.gif

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[BuF]Wacky
26th Mar 2000, 04:28 PM
What about the creation of PuF@list.bot?
Ok, so we hardly ever use it but still...

"Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity"

D66
26th Mar 2000, 04:34 PM
I lurk in the background still and it is time to poke my head up again. BTW I'm not jelous or anything but check my start date, same as Xylene's
Check my post count
Just a few fewer than Xylene
And now that the forum works and I can work from my desk again. I'm a-spamin again as well

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D66
26th Mar 2000, 04:36 PM
I must admit though
Xylene dose something to every thread she posts to.
Where I hardly have an effect

Why does no-one like me?

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LordKhaine
26th Mar 2000, 04:38 PM
What i meant about Xylene was the way she *used* to spam. About 80% of her posts were in the first 2 weeks i reckon.

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wiggum_pi
26th Mar 2000, 07:56 PM
If you go to the off-topic section, you'll notice that Liquid_SiN and Lizard have posted. So who are we missing? I haven't seen XxBonesxX in awhile. Same with Taskmaster (although he has already said he's pretty much left).

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Harlock
26th Mar 2000, 08:35 PM
I remember the PuFvsOzUT game. That was alot of fun. Too bad the Real World caught up with me, and I am not able to play as much as I would like too. Great post LK. I would join your CI ranks... but again, I find it difficult to fight UT into my schedual *sigh*.

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hal
26th Mar 2000, 09:12 PM
It's hard to explain just how different these forums are now that UT is here. The sense of community that things like the built in chat and server browser have brought are immeasurable. It is once again (I guess really.. more-so than ever) a thriving community.

The metamorphosis that takes place constantly here is a testament to what a solid bunch we have that post here.

To quote Stallion :

" , The PlanetUnreal Forums are the most popular Unreal/UT fan forums on the net. We have well over 50,000 posts on everything from Nerf: Arena Blast to Troubleshooting. With nearly 6,000 members, there is never a lack of activity."

Good stuff, LordKhaine!

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jenny?
26th Mar 2000, 10:29 PM
Damn, I didn't think I had that much of an affect on PuF. /~unreal/ubb/html/wink.gif The only reason my post count dropped considerably was because the status of the forum was iffy at best, so it was a pain to keep trying to check if the forum was up, down, sideways, whatever. I'm gonna have to get back into my posting groove again. /~unreal/ubb/html/wink.gif

-Jenny thinks her fishie has gone nuts

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osirus
27th Mar 2000, 12:20 AM
you didnt mention the PuF/MyUnreal match =(
and we were wishing this game would put us on the UT map. well anyway i hope PuF lives on so there are many chapters to go in the PuF history book, just as long as MyUnreal is in one of those chapters ill be happy =)

MyU|osirus|PuF
/me says moo then jumps off a building

CHRYSt
27th Mar 2000, 12:57 AM
Oh good...someone remembers the listbot. It's there if anyone needs it.
Anyway, I think PuF has boiled down to what it should be. Friends finding friends. I think we all got carried away with grandiose dreams of making PuF some giant organization to rival gamespy.
Well, as far as I'm concerned, I see no reason to not carry the PuF tag into other games. Why not be [PuF]CHRYSt in Q3? That way the friends I've made on this forum can find me in there as well.
I was in since close to the beginning, I was in on the PuF vs OzUT matches, and that was when we had a real sense of family. That's gone now, except for a select few, and those few have simply stayed on because they consider each other friends.
I love playing with the likes of Rooster, Proph, Khaine, and Nigma. I consider them my online friends. They make for a really fun experience, and they keep a chat room interesting.
Basically, what I'm saying is that PuF is serving it's purpose. It's bringing friends together. Granted, our numbers are rather small these days, and we now have many separate parts, Ci, Capture, etc, but it's still keeping people together, and bringing more in.

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wiggum_pi
27th Mar 2000, 02:19 AM
Who have we lost since the PuF vs OzUT match? BTW, don't say Voyd, because he still posts here.

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Who's gonna be the odd man out? I want to be the odd man out.
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jenny?
27th Mar 2000, 03:35 AM
Hehe, imagine how much more I'd suck if I hadn't started playing with you guys? /~unreal/ubb/html/wink.gif

-Jenny stares out the window and sighs

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Rooster
27th Mar 2000, 03:42 AM
Egads. The amount of suckage would be insufferable! /~unreal/ubb/html/wink.gif

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Mute
27th Mar 2000, 10:20 AM
What about barcode boy? I miss barcode boy...

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[This message has been edited by mute (edited 03-27-2000).]

CHRYSt
27th Mar 2000, 10:35 AM
Barcode was triple banned just before PuF solidified.
And since the match, we've lost Lizard of Oz, L_S (more or less) Taskmaster, Badass, and a couple others.

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GunnerX
27th Mar 2000, 10:41 AM
I see Lizard of Oz posting here still.

Rooster
27th Mar 2000, 10:48 AM
Liquid_Sin dropped his cable connection (now that took balls)... and is now in the hunt for DSL. He'll be around more at a later time I'm sure.

Lizard actually showed up in the #PU channel this weekend.

Voyd may not have PuF in his name, but he's around and still willing to slaug.. ermm.. I mean play any of us.

I think we're doing fine. /~unreal/ubb/html/smile.gif

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Butress
27th Mar 2000, 11:24 AM
Khaine, bravo on an excellent thread!

PuF is such an amazingly intresting and helpful part of being and UT'er. I first got on just to ask troubleshooting questions. The quick and insightful help that I got amazed me. Being an Ultimate online newbie, Rooster and the like really helped me out in a big way. From then on, I've just been hooked.

I watch from the shadows mostly. Watched Q3 advocates go down in flames. Watched heated and sometimes intelligent conversations on mods, maps, and other things. Watch Xylene rise to our attention. And tried to help out others were ever I could.

I found myself telling everyone to "USE SEARCH FORUMS" all the time. (Rooster's fav. line.) And I found myself wanting to add neat little quips at the end of my posts. and was ticked when I found I wasn't that whitty. (go Jenny)

I haven't played with PuF'ers too much. ...Not really online that much. But when I have I have found most of them very helpful, polite, and generally good people. Thanks to you all.

In short, *ALL HAIL PuF.*

Haven't see Space Cruz in a while so I'll pay him some respects here......

DolemiteDontNeedNoOtherForum

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And I want your soul....
And I want them both right now!

[FiS]Prophetus|PUF
27th Mar 2000, 11:45 AM
Ditto CHRYSt, I only wish all of us could get on the same time schedule to play...but, we all have seperate "Real Tournament Lives". But we try...we try... /~unreal/ubb/html/smile.gif

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Then run your @ss off fool!

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Zaccix
27th Mar 2000, 01:01 PM
I never really thought of Capture as a part of PuF history. Then again, maybe it is.

I agree with CHRYSt about adding PuF in other games. Find me out of UT as Zaccix|PuF /~unreal/ubb/html/smile.gif


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Morety
27th Mar 2000, 01:22 PM
TaskMaster was doing all of his posting from his work. He was so addicted to posting he had to quit cold-turkey, for fear of losing his job. If you haven't read his self-written-eulogy, go to the off topic section and look under CHRYSt's thread "Get your acts together". It's on around page ten of that thread.

It's fun playing with you guys. Thx for the history from this PuF newbie.

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Mr.Smallberries
27th Mar 2000, 02:03 PM
Thanks for the post, Kaine. It answers a very simple question I've been curious about ever since I found this forum a couple of weeks ago. I'm almost ashamed at my lack of deductive reasoning on this one.

The question was: What does PuF stand for anyway? /~unreal/ubb/html/wink.gif

Incidentally, this is a great community you've got going here folks. I've picked up some wonderful tips on a variety of topics, all of which have improved my UT experience by an order of magnitude.

jenny?
27th Mar 2000, 05:29 PM
HEY! You're not supposed to agree with me. /~unreal/ubb/html/frown.gif

-Jenny plays hide and don't seek

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TheRock
27th Mar 2000, 06:18 PM
TheRock feels so hurt. Everyone has seemed to forget about the Great one. /~unreal/ubb/html/frown.gif
The Rock still plays UT a ton. The Rock hasn't gone to the PU chat...Because He skips straight to the Dm servers. /~unreal/ubb/html/smile.gif

Well After The People's Champ finishes downloading the UT-413 patch.. The Rock will guarandamtee one thing... PING STILL DOESN'T MATTER! /~unreal/ubb/html/wink.gif

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hal
27th Mar 2000, 08:03 PM
Yeah, you kind of got pushed to the side didn't you, TheRock? That's what you get for not "laying down the smack" on a more regular basis! The PUMascot has been omitted... how could you, LK? /~unreal/ubb/html/wink.gif
You ought to at least log in to UT through #planetunreal... you might have a few PuFsters follow you in to a DM game.

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hal{PuF}

LordKhaine
28th Mar 2000, 07:58 AM
*bump* /~unreal/ubb/html/smile.gif

>
[Ci]LordKhaine|TC{PuF}

LordKhaine
29th Mar 2000, 04:00 AM
Bump ][, Wraife of bump /~unreal/ubb/html/smile.gif

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Boom
29th Mar 2000, 06:02 AM
Thanks for the history. My UT addiction is so strong that I had been just checking the Planetunreal as quickly as possible to make sure nothing huge was happening, then jumping right into the fray. I just discovered this forum and I've been reading some old posts, because I apparently have some need to know everything about this wonderful game. Anyway, I am now satisfied after reading your history and I can finally go to sleep. Oh, despite the fact that I am new in the forum, I do recognize some of your names from battle. I've played against The Rock... lets just say I know my role and I'll shut my mouth /~unreal/ubb/html/smile.gif Also, I believe I've seen Rooster at a large CTF server recently. Anyway, I look forward to playing with you guys tomorrow

LordKhaine
29th Mar 2000, 07:33 PM
*bump* ]I[, Judgement day.

THIS THREAD CAN NEVER DIE!, muwhahahahaha! /~unreal/ubb/html/smile.gif

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Psychomoggiebagpuss
30th Mar 2000, 04:44 AM
LK's obviously forgotten to take his prescription medicine again /~unreal/ubb/html/wink.gif

pmb

Psychomoggiebagpuss
30th Mar 2000, 04:46 AM
LK's obviously forgotten to take his prescription medicine again /~unreal/ubb/html/wink.gif

pmb
(This isn't a bump by the way)

*boing* *boing* *boing* *boing* *boing* *boing* *boing* *boing* *boing* *boing*
*bump* *bump* *bump* *bump* *bump* *bump* *bump* *bump* *bump* *bump* *bump* *bump*

Stamp
30th Mar 2000, 10:15 AM
I was very reluctant to add PuF to my nick, but did in the end and can say that I am happy I did. I have experienced PuF from the outside so to speak as I am an EuroPuF and don't usually come across any of the others.
plus I am a 56k'er.

All-in-all a good summary tho.

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Morety
10th May 2000, 08:06 PM
*bump*

It's been a while.

jenny?
10th May 2000, 10:06 PM
Wow, who unearthed this one? Hehe :)

-Jenny can't believe she's come up with over 1000 lines for this in her time

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The Dopefish
10th May 2000, 10:48 PM
LK, what about the miraculous, dumb-founding, and astounding resurfacing of the Dopefish? Have you no interest in the overall history of FPS? Apox on you. Apox.

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My_Oozing_Eye
11th May 2000, 12:45 AM
LK,

For those of us who are recent additions to PuF the history is great stuff. It also is interesting to hear you guys (and gals sorry Xylene!) waxing nostalgic about the good old days when you knew everyone...

As part of the new breed I hope you old timers continue to hang around... some of the new guys are "players" ...don't be afraid to hang with us...Who knows maybe PuF's best days are yet to come!

MYE

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OshadowO
11th May 2000, 12:55 AM
Damn this is an old post. Who found this one? I suupose LK could update a bit with the death and somewhat a return(thanks to hal) of the homepage :)

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Sy
11th May 2000, 01:07 AM
Happy Days, where did all that time go....

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Loibisch
11th May 2000, 11:23 AM
Great one http://dynamic.gamespy.com/~unreal/ubb/html/icons/icon14.gif I missed some of the events since I've been away from PuF at that time. Especially how Ci was founded...

Loibisch

Hmm, the story of PuF...

Loibisch
11th May 2000, 11:31 AM
I just recognized that my registration date has changed...I originally registered BEFORE PuF was founded (which was in December 99), like about November... :(

Loibisch

Only one question...why? :(

Loibisch
11th May 2000, 11:34 AM
I had some posts in "The Thread" though I haven't played only at that times...
:(

Loibisch

Hey Rooster, what happened with my registration date?

LordKhaine
11th May 2000, 11:51 AM
OK, stay tuned for my update to the PuF history I'll post later. Remember that this will be from my view, and so, expect a bit of Ci stuff ;)

Loibisch
11th May 2000, 12:01 PM
Has anyone here a thread saved with my name BEFORE the 01-03-2000? If yes, please tell me.

Loibisch

Sorry for spamming this thread LK ;)
I'm not 100% sure anymore...look at Rooster's date for example... :)

SpawN
11th May 2000, 12:24 PM
Ahh, the good old times, i remember most of it, but these times i'm too busy to be o lot on the forum or play online :(
But i will always have my memories.
:)


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Morety
11th May 2000, 12:38 PM
Loibisch, I did a search and couldn't find proof of your claim.

It seems your registration date was not y2k compatible. :(

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Loibisch
11th May 2000, 01:06 PM
I know...I haven't one either.
I'm sure I registered here before 2000 (and Rooster, too). Some threads have been deleted I guess. That's the reason why I haven't got a proof.
But it's not a big problem :)
If anyone has the original "Thread" saved (with my name in it) please tell me. I want to see if I'm wrong...

Loibisch

Go on ppl, nothing to see here ;)

Mute
11th May 2000, 01:14 PM
hey, blast from the past!

Morety
11th May 2000, 01:27 PM
I just realized that this is the only post I've seen by CHRYSt which is 100% serious. I didn't see anything about marmosets, monkeys, or anything else along those lines.

Now that I've been here for a while, I've seen pretty much the same cycle happen. It seems some people have come and gone (life does that), but now there are a lot more die-hards than there were a couple of months ago.

PuF seems to be doing a 3 step forward, 1 step backward kind of thing.

Since starting, there are more people regularly on #planetunreal today than there were before.

The advent of Rooster's server has helped. CHRYSt also started a server, but has not been advertising it quite so much.

The old regulars (Dec. '99 era) still pop there heads in and post on occasion. It seems we've also got quite a few new members as well. The forum itself is huge due to the people's maturity level, willingness to help others, and some of the wildest senses of humour I've seen.

It gets pretty funny when you see the old posts getting put up as something new, and suddenly everyone replies: "SEARCH ENGINE". :)

I figured there's enough new people here since this was last brought forward that there'd be some interest. I am personally looking forward to LK's updated history. The Ci (Carpe Imperium aka: Royal Fish) clan is still going strong. I am now second guessing myself for not trying out to join them when they'd first started. For the record, I'm not into clans. The only one I've ever joined was in Diablo because I hated the cheating.

PuF today is alive and stronger than ever, thanks to all of you.

Long Live PuF.

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Zaptruder
11th May 2000, 01:48 PM
Can i stick a Crack tag next to a PuF tag?

Zaptruder > Crack-[PuF]

Zap's Palace, where chicken supplements the daily protein requirements.

Wolf Blackstar
11th May 2000, 02:35 PM
Hahahaha..........I remember when Xylene was first registered here. One of her sigs read "Jenny will rack up a decent number of posts, dammit!".

I left PU for 2 weeks(mercenary contracting keeps me busy). When I left, Xylene had under 100 posts. When I returned, she had 650. Looks like she got what she was looking for.


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LordKhaine
11th May 2000, 05:41 PM
hmm, well I spent some time typing up a history and was beaten to it:. But I'll post it anyway :)

OK here it is. The History of PuF in my views, part ][ :). I'll try to mention my terrible 56K connection and Ci as little as possible ;). This bit of history isnt as well written as the first part but hey, all this stuff isnt really history anyway, more like current and recent things, soon to be history ;).

PuF indeed did get much stronger, with the addition of many new people from all accross the world. #planetunreal become very popular and many good games were played. Capture steadily improved itself, and it wasnt long till a new semi-PuF linked site started, PotShots :). The place of all that is wacky and insane in UT. Lets face it, being run by Osirus and Xylene, such an insane site couldnt go wrong, (not that there insane, not at all ;))

It was just before Potshots that Carpe Imperium was formed. It was ironically formed by PuF's losing faith in PuF, and soon was up and running. Matches were played and all went well. The PuF site was resurrected by Hal, and interest in PuF hit new heights. The infamous "Get your acts togethor thread" is still visited by taskmaster, and has now morphed into a whole novel of itself.

Then came a new era, the age of Llamaness!. With the K7 guys and a_nuke invading our sacred forum, the Llama Farm was started. PuF turned into a lynch mob, smiteing down Llama's left right and centre. It was in the middle of this age that Ci stumbled, Jenny quit from Ci, soon followed by Osirus and Cookiemnstr. Then I left due to my already bad connection getting eevn worse :(. But Ci emerged strong led by Matsumoto, (First led by a women, then by a priest, Ci really do pick their leaders dont they :))

And of course, we have Prophetus's accident :(, but luckly that wasnt as bad as we first suspected, and Proph has already recoved eneugh to kick my lagged out defensless body in chat. (For those who dont know, me and Proph have, and probably always will have, a bit of a friendly rivaly going on, he just dosnt seem to realise that im better than him:p)

Recent changes have been some of our PuF brethen becoming addicted to MUDing (including me :)), and even worse, a few of them becoming LPB's (not including me :(). Then there was the Rocky vs Xylene battle. Then there was Roosters server. And how could I not mention the new theme nights (started by my MontyPython night I quickly add :)). Even as I type this, there may be new people joining the great community that is PuF. Again, I've probably missed something huge, so feel free to shout at me if i've missed something. I just hope that these crude words have expressed the greatness that is PuF ;)


And excuse me as I copy Jenny for one post by saying

-Khaine has just discovered the joys of ZeroPing instagib :D

Wolf Blackstar
11th May 2000, 05:47 PM
By the way, LordKhaine, you may have a high ping, but damn you are hard to hit! I've noticed HPB's "pingaport" around a lot, and whenever you're there I have to guess where you're going to appear next..... I have to shoot purely by instinct. CTF is great when you're around, you keep it fast-paced and fun.


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jenny?
11th May 2000, 06:12 PM
Yeah, I mean sure us LPB's have a distinct advantage with certain weapons and whatnot.. but man, our higher-pinged brethren are no easy targets. A friend of mine on 56k had me host a game with him last night, and it was like.. the whole game was running 50fps, but his movement was going at maybe 10 - 20fps. VERY hard to judge where he was going to be. :o

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LordKhaine
11th May 2000, 07:27 PM
You should have seen my when BT was having a bad day. With a 700 ping and 50%pl Apparenly I was warping all over the place :)

Morety
11th May 2000, 07:33 PM
Xylene:

Doesn't it feel good to call yourself a LPB?

It wasn't too long ago you got the dsl, was it?

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jenny?
11th May 2000, 07:35 PM
Morety: Hell yes. :) I've had it about a month (with a week and a half of no service about 2 weeks ago) I still get crappy pings to almost all of the west coast but for the most part I'm loving it.

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Wolf Blackstar
11th May 2000, 07:41 PM
Yes, mine's that way too, only more pl than ping, and mostly east-coast servers. Ah well. Damned if I'm going back to 56k though.

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[PuF]Neo_Skinz
11th May 2000, 08:18 PM
Wow, I had no idea what I had missed being relatively new to the PuF! I can only hope that one day I will be able to earn my place in the history books of PuF aswell (Yeah right).

Although I'm from the UK, I probably know the american PuF's more than the EuroPuF's because of my odd sleeping habits! You'll usually find me chatting away in #planetunreal up till at 6:00am(GMT)!

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[Switch]
11th May 2000, 09:15 PM
Well, I've actually been around for quite a while although I seldom post. I just feel I don't have much to add to all the nifty and funny answers out there. I might look strange you know. :)

When I signed up I noticed The Thread and I actually got myself to read the whole thing. It was like 5 or 6 pages when I first came here. Not much useful stuff in it, I have yet to see more spammed thread. I thought about becoming a PuF, but then I thought that most guys around here would be americans (I'm european) and me going to school (occasionally) and all. So I decided against it. But now that I'm not going to school very much I'm thinking about changing my mind. UT is just too much fun and it's going to ruin my life.

So anyway, what I really want to say is. I'd really like to play some games with a few puffers out there. Right about now suits me fine, but if there are set times when people gather I could probably show up then. And a final question; on which server is #planetunreal located? I mostly connect to the network my clan-channel is on (DALnet), but with my usual luck I bet it's somewhere else. :)

So if anyone could please answer this I'd be really happy. You'll see me in IRC (and in game) as Switch[UF].

/Switch

The Dopefish
11th May 2000, 11:17 PM
LK...what about the amazing, baffling, and overall astounding resurfacing of the Dopefish?

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WAnk
12th May 2000, 12:42 AM
wow, this is cool, i know about the stuff in that one :) :) :)

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[FiS]Prophetus|PUF
12th May 2000, 08:56 AM
Due to LordKhaine's high pings and packet losses, he was unable to think at 50 frames per second and left out the PuF 1vs1 deathmatch competition :). Also, he accidently left out how Prophetus owned him in the early stages of PuF...ironicly, his pings and Packet loss complaints surfaced at around the same time period Prophetus owned him :)....hmmm...

With honor and modesty, Prophetus "allowed" Lordkhaine to win a "few" matches against him, so LordKhaine would continue to play UT and not convert to Quake 3A :).

LOL...love ya Khaine

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LordKhaine
12th May 2000, 09:40 AM
LOL@Proph!. Ohhh, I wasnt gonna mention this but I shall. I played a ZP DM game yesaday with Prophetus and 2 others. Here are the scores and final stats for all 4 players:

LordKhaine, 20 frags, 5 deaths, FPH 120, 10 mins, 480 ping, 7%pl

****starter, 7 frags, 10 deaths, FPH 46, 9 mins, ping 559, 3%pl

[MUTTS]GunnerX|PuF, 5 frags, 9 deaths, FPH 37, 8 mins, ping 97, 0%pl

[Ci]Prophetus][PuF][, 2 frags, 10 deaths, FPH 13, 9 mins, ping 265, 0%pl

<smug mode> :) Prophetus actually quietly left as the next game started, to scared to receive another beating :) And Prophetus, in the early stages of PuF when we both had modems, I belive I was the one who kicked *** , you only pulled away when you got ISDN ;)

1-0 Khaine :)

PS. The next game was much closer, with me winning 20-17 to GunnerX, Good game that was :D.

Skumboy
12th May 2000, 10:36 AM
Excuse me LK
did you forget how you only just managed to beat me last night or are you in denial? :)

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[FiS]Prophetus|PUF
12th May 2000, 11:02 AM
*SLAP!* *SLAP!* LordKhaine wake up!

LK, "*huh*...?"

Prophetus, "you had a nightmare...you okay...

LK, "Uhh...yeah...Wow! I had a dream about cable and DSL...Pings were great and I was winning for the first time in my life. Then a new game started and I racked up some serious frags...man it was great."

Prophetus, "Well, cool dude, so why did you start screaming?"

LK, "Oh...dammit...like I said, I finally was winning, but all of a sudden, BAM!, you entered and I was getting my four @ss cheeks polished...geez...I tried everything, but couldn't shake you off!"

Prophetus, "Ahhh...dude, sorry to hear that. Everyone knows you are a great player...don't stress about it."

LK, "thanks dude...so, what are we gonna do today?"

Prophetus, "Hmmm...well, first...you'll need to get cleaned up...seems you pissed in bed again. Second, I'll get you your medication...don't want you slobbering in public. And then you can GET IN THE KITCHEN AND COOK ME SOME BREAKFAST...BIATCH...I OWN YOU!" :)

LOL

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Morety
12th May 2000, 12:06 PM
Hey Switch. I've seen you pop your head in on occasion. I'm not sure how to answer your server question, other than #planetunreal is in the irc chat. People show up there from Europe as well. Playing on a US server isn't required, you could just link up with any Euro's who are there at the time, I'm sure you know them.

If I ever get my computer up and running again, I'll join a Euro server of your choice and play you. I have cable, and it doesn't hurt me too bad playing that far away. I remember playing LK a game on (I think it was) a Belgian server. We had equal pings, and it was fun.

There's no set times, just check out the channel and see who's there.

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[Switch]
12th May 2000, 02:20 PM
Have I been to the #planetunreal channel recently (not counting today)? Wow I must have been seriously drunk, cause I can't remember that. Must have been someone with the same name. Or do you mean in game? Anyway, I'll just pop in whenever I play and see if anyone's around. A used the search forum(TM) to find the irc-server. I have a T1 connection as well so I can play in the US, just played some RA on some philadelphia server and had 300 ping. Not that bad. But I do prefer Euro-servers. Having a low ping is a real advantage, especially in DM/RA.

Hope to see you around guys.

/Switch

Morety
12th May 2000, 02:29 PM
Hehe, what I meant was that I've seen you pop up here in the forums.

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LordKhaine
12th May 2000, 10:14 PM
/me points at Proph and shouts LOSER!!!!!!!!! :) I won yestaday, you cant deny that, I have screen shots to prove it! ;)

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12th May 2000, 10:53 PM
Uhhh...damn...LK, you have evidence? Crap! Okay, he won yesterday and I lost...but I will not hold back next time...hehe... :)



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OshadowO
13th May 2000, 06:57 AM
lol LK and Proph :)
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Morety
18th Jul 2000, 01:02 PM
Here's the original PuF update thread Sir LordKhaine. Take your time and give us an update to make us all proud.

If you don't want to write it out, I will do it, and trust me, you won't like it you wing-stealing-sob ;)

Seriously, I just read through this again and it's a great post. I'd love to see an update when you can.

LordKhaine
18th Jul 2000, 02:01 PM
I shall update this. And the wing taking will be mentioned:)

Prophetus
19th Jul 2000, 08:00 AM
LordKhaine, don't forget to mention your inability to beat DragonAsh...not that you will "FORGET" that @ss whupping:). Sorry, just want to keep history accurate and detailed:).

BaronSamedi
19th Jul 2000, 12:14 PM
Hey maybe you could include the reformation of ci and how it split to Euro and US.

PsychoMoggieBagpuss
3rd Aug 2000, 05:38 AM
Bounced for the benefit of the new guys :)

LK you should see about updating this.

BTW anyone got a link to THE BadAss post (not the original one that died at around 500 posts, but the second iteration :))

Loibisch
3rd Aug 2000, 12:22 PM
since the last update of this thread, more than one person actually could remember.
If you read the forums you would only get half of it (the other half was on IRC...).
A few things to mention:
-Jenny (a whole chapter in itself...)
-#pu morping to #utgames
-op stuff
-new forums
-Battle against MyU
-Strangelove
-the evolution of FragPU
-lots o' stuff...:)

Loibisch

Zaccix
3rd Aug 2000, 12:32 PM
Don't forget one other important event - the forums moving away from UBB and over to vB :)

Rodzilla
3rd Aug 2000, 01:17 PM
The move to vB was wondeful. Everything is so much better now! Yay!

The Dopefish
3rd Aug 2000, 01:21 PM
And what about me? It took me a good 60 days to become Godlike fewlz! :) It'll probably take less than that to get to 2000. :) Of course, that'll put me at third, pending CHRYSt spams it up. :)

And we can't forget about the first PuF Awards, and TH3R0<K :)

PsychoMoggieBagpuss
3rd Aug 2000, 06:39 PM
, and TH3R0<K

You mean LordKhaines' ego getting too big for his head, moving out and creating its' own entirely new personality?

PMB

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The_Inflictor
3rd Aug 2000, 06:48 PM
You mean LordKhaines' ego getting too big for his head, moving out and creating its' own entirely new personality?

PMB


ehem...just like the multiple personalites you've got ;)

Rodzilla
3rd Aug 2000, 06:57 PM
You aren't a dopefish, you are a spam fish! 1000 posts in 2 months, that's insane!

The Dopefish
3rd Aug 2000, 07:22 PM
"Feel your heart pumping a million miles a minute? Mine does that every day!" Homer Simpson (I just wanted to post something stupid. :))

Rodzilla
4th Aug 2000, 11:53 AM
/me thinks dopey just wanted to spam! ;)

SkummyB|BuF
4th Aug 2000, 12:02 PM
That little spamming.... errrrrr..... Spammer :)

And why has nobody mentioned the longest sig in PuF history? :D

Rodzilla
4th Aug 2000, 12:17 PM
I noticed that he changed his custom status to Spamfish, lol. :)

TWD
4th Aug 2000, 04:59 PM
In a low state I get's better?!!!
I only started coming to the PU channel a month ago and on wedstay of this week I started putting up posts. Gee u guys shoulda told me it was my resposibility to spam the forms. Neways don't say it's in a lowstate cuz this can't get anybetter Note U'll soon need to add part3 LK cuz I think I'm gonna make some history myself

CrazyCougar
21st Feb 2001, 04:57 PM
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Rodzilla
21st Feb 2001, 05:40 PM
BUMPAGE! :D

OshadowO
21st Feb 2001, 08:57 PM
Originally posted by LordKhaine
I shall update this. And the wing taking will be mentioned:)
We're still waiting LK:D

Morety
22nd Feb 2001, 04:34 PM
wow, downtown was down low digging this one up :)

So, uh, LK. Are you still the keeper of the PuF chronicles or what? You got a LOT of updates to go here :D

CrazyCougar
22nd Feb 2001, 05:19 PM
Amazing what you can find when your looking for something else... lol

Still I thought it was interesting and it's better than another poll...

LordKhaine
23rd Feb 2001, 02:11 AM
Oh man, and I was hoping for a nice quiet day as well, lol. Oh, urrggggg,

/me stumbles away mumbling

Ruffrider
23rd Feb 2001, 08:45 AM
You forgot me b!tch a$s :P.

I came to PuF and wait.... I did nothing... except own all of j00 :p.

Morety
23rd Feb 2001, 11:08 AM
Buttrider, you own this *grabs crotch*

My hotkey for "Buttrider was Moretified!!!!!" has got the numbers worn off from using it so much. The finger I use to constantly tap it with has got calluses :D

Allison
23rd Feb 2001, 02:21 PM
Originally posted by CHRYSt
[B]Oh good...someone remembers the listbot. It's there if anyone needs it.
Anyway, I think PuF has boiled down to what it should be. Friends finding friends. I think we all got carried away with grandiose dreams of making PuF some giant organization to rival gamespy.
Well, as far as I'm concerned, I see no reason to not carry the PuF tag into other games. Why not be [PuF]CHRYSt in Q3? That way the friends I've made on this forum can find me in there as well.
I was in since close to the beginning, I was in on the PuF vs OzUT matches, and that was when we had a real sense of family. That's gone now, except for a select few, and those few have simply stayed on because they consider each other friends.
I love playing with the likes of Rooster, Proph, Khaine, and Nigma. I consider them my online friends. They make for a really fun experience, and they keep a chat room interesting.
Basically, what I'm saying is that PuF is serving it's purpose. It's bringing friends together. Granted, our numbers are rather small these days, and we now have many separate parts, Ci, Capture, etc, but it's still keeping people together, and bringing more in.



OMG! Has PuF corrupted CHRYSt from the sweet, sensitive man he so obviously was?! Or was he just medicated then? ;)

OshadowO
23rd Feb 2001, 02:41 PM
OMG...chryst reading the above quote in allisons post it's fairly obvious you have some explaining to do. WHat were you on?
:D

Morety
23rd Feb 2001, 03:01 PM
He was in this (UT) forum, you guys only remember his OT posts. He's actually a smart, and nice, guy...if not a little on the "unique" side. If you go way back, you'll find most of his UT posts were well thought out and stuff.

He just had a bad dsl connection which took him out of playing UT. Now he hangs in OT and entertains us :) I think if you look at any poster, you'll find the UT vs. OT is almost like a split personality thing. Serious vs. wacky.

[PuF]BadAss
23rd Feb 2001, 03:04 PM
Hey, wassup?! I only play RocketArena nowadays, in case anyone is wondering where I am. Since there are not too many RA servers, I am an easy find... Look forward to playing some PuFs in RA.

C U around...

Morety
23rd Feb 2001, 03:34 PM
Holy ****. Heya BadAss :) It's appropriate (and really cool) you popped in here to post on this thread :)