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Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: Tony_F18] #162639
12/14/08 10:10 PM
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dug deep this afternoon - after my boof at the start, I have climbed from 95,000th place as of this morning to 31,000th place. I can't say that I've ever passed that many boats in an afternoon! ;-)


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Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: Jake] #162641
12/14/08 11:28 PM
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Jake, you don't give your competitors enough credit. I mean, I count for at LEAST 20,000 e-boats :P

Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: Jake] #162653
12/15/08 05:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Jake
dug deep this afternoon - after my boof at the start, I have climbed from 95,000th place as of this morning to 31,000th place. I can't say that I've ever passed that many boats in an afternoon! ;-)

You would do even better if you didnt use the autopilot so much, its happening again smile

I lost quite a few places due to a 4 hour calm with 0.5kts of wind crazy

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Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: Tony_F18] #162656
12/15/08 07:02 AM
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lost shed loads yesterday as I set auto before I sent to bed un Sat night and then had skiing on my mind instead of sailing yesterday!

Ho hum...


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Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: Tony_F18] #162660
12/15/08 07:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Tony_F18
Originally Posted by Jake
dug deep this afternoon - after my boof at the start, I have climbed from 95,000th place as of this morning to 31,000th place. I can't say that I've ever passed that many boats in an afternoon! ;-)

You would do even better if you didnt use the autopilot so much, its happening again smile

I lost quite a few places due to a 4 hour calm with 0.5kts of wind crazy


Yeah, I guess. down 45,000 positions again this morning.


Jake Kohl
Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: Jake] #162661
12/15/08 08:28 AM
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Jake,
your pm box is full


Kevin Rejda
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Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: KevinRejda] #162662
12/15/08 08:37 AM
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Originally Posted by KevinRejda
Jake,
your pm box is full


Here on catsailor? It shows I have only used 18 of 200 available PM's.


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Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: Jake] #162682
12/15/08 01:32 PM
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From the VORG site:
Quote

Restart at Sri Lanka
Due to conflicting information in our Leg 3 briefing we currently face a situation where a number of boats have taken the northern route over Sri Lanka instead of the southern route. In our explanation of the race rules, we did not prohibit this course and it is our error, for which we sincerely apologise.

We pride ourselves in having an open, fun and positive game with a large community of sailors and armchair sailing enthusiasts. Because of this mistake we have created a situation that many people feel is unfair. Therefore we have decided to make a change to the current situation so that the game is once more perceived as fair for all players.

After careful consideration and discussions with our player community, game officials and Volvo Ocean Race officials we have decided to restart the third leg of the Virtual Ocean Race Game.

We feel that the restart is the best choice out of the options available to us for these reasons:

* the restart will reinstate the level playing field for every player
* the majority (98,100) of the players are already near the restarting point and therefore the impact will be as minimal as possible under the circumstances.

We greatly regret the fact that the sailors that took the northerly route or are in leading positions down south will feel disappointed, and we feel very bad about this. We are extremely sorry but we have thoroughly discussed this solution with all officials, virtual and real ones, and we feel this is the fairest way to redress the situation for the entire player fleet.

RESTART PROCEDURE

* All boats will be teleported to the start point off the southern end of Sri Lanka.
* The restart will happen at 11:00 (GMT +1) on 16 December 2008.
* The starting position will be 05600N - 80600E.
* All boats will be sailed automatically until you can log in.

THE COURSE

Starting from the pack boats shall:

* Leave the island of Sri Lanka to port.
* Sail through the Pulau We gate. The gate is a line true north of position 0550.000N - 09520.000E, leaving the island, Palau We, to starboard.
* Finish in Singapore. The mark will be set @ 0115.830N - 10336.010E

The finish area is a large circle of circa 30nm in radius.

Once again, our deepest apologies for this situation, but we hope that you will enjoy the challenge ahead of you!


Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: Jake] #162683
12/15/08 01:33 PM
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holy cow dung batman. A 95,000 boat general recall has just happened. Do Over!

Apparently a bunch of boats went north over Sri Lanka and the directions were confusing...so they're restarting at 11 GMT + 1


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Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: Jake] #162687
12/15/08 04:01 PM
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I'm gutted about that as I was in about 97,000th place

Gareth

Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: grob] #162691
12/15/08 04:34 PM
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Forever the optimist, I had grand illusions that I was going to get north over all you guys and pull off a hail-mary...I was pretty defeated when they recalled everyone. On second thought, experiencing the tragedy of my auto-pilot...I'm kinda glad to have a do-over!


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Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: Jake] #162701
12/15/08 07:37 PM
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One thing the race organizers are good at.... finding ways to piss off thousands of people while still reaching into their back pockets.


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Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: catman] #162755
12/16/08 12:56 PM
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Home is where the harness is.....
Anybody else login this morning only to find out that "sailing automatically" meant headed NORTH.

I just logged back in for the second time today and I had passed 57k people, lol.

Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: Will_R] #162817
12/17/08 05:23 AM
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2 am up to make adjustments and can't enter server.
This sucks
now how many hours will my boat be dead since i can't log in?


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Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: F-18 5150] #162836
12/17/08 09:39 AM
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answer 4 1/2 hours so i just lost 36 miles great.


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Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: F-18 5150] #162837
12/17/08 10:37 AM
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it's ok... I adjusted around 11 pm and checked again at 7.
Went from 12k place to 90k. I'm either going to quit or pony up the $30 for the auto pilot

Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: F-18 5150] #162838
12/17/08 10:38 AM
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Originally Posted by hobie18rich
answer 4 1/2 hours so i just lost 36 miles great.


Man you guys have grit!

I quit near the finish of leg one and both my boats crashed on the South Coast.

I haven't looked in since.

Now Jake says Tallahassee Lassie is just off his beam like the "Flying Dutchman"!

I hope you guys are getting enough sleep...I know I am.

Hang in there and I will meet you at the end with Rum Drinks for everyone.


Jack Woehrle
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Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: Mugrace72] #162839
12/17/08 11:04 AM
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No job and a bad knee, All I can do is play on line.

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Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: Will_R] #162850
12/17/08 01:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Will_R
it's ok... I adjusted around 11 pm and checked again at 7.
Went from 12k place to 90k. I'm either going to quit or pony up the $30 for the auto pilot


I quit using autopilot - it's not that much of an advantage. I'm in 2,400th place and still climbing to the front! I am checking in the middle of the night though.

Last edited by Jake; 12/17/08 01:30 PM.

Jake Kohl
Re: I'm finished and waiting to catch your docklines!!! [Re: Jake] #162862
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ROCK ON!!! I log in and my boat is head to wind!!! sweet!!!.........

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