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February 17, 2010

Now Hear This
Posted by Abi Sutherland at 05:30 AM * 26 comments

Something went wrong with the database last night. We’ve gone from one error message to another for comment posting, but at the moment, we’re waiting for people to wake up from their various versions of the sleep of the just and give things a poke.

Until such time as we get things happy again, you are free to contemplate the jewel-like perfection of Making Light as it stands. However, if you prefer conversation, I’ve started a thread over at my place.

Updates will be posted here, there, and on the Twitter feed as they become available. The final update here will use the word murnival.

I would counsel you all to the practice of patience; many of the people who run this thing have pretty busy real lives at the moment.

Update the last: Five things make a post, but four make a murnival.
Comments on Now Hear This:
#1 ::: NelC ::: (view all by) ::: February 17, 2010, 08:06 AM:

Testing

#2 ::: TexAnne ::: (view all by) ::: February 17, 2010, 08:17 AM:

Did it also fix the sloooow post times?

#3 ::: TexAnne ::: (view all by) ::: February 17, 2010, 08:17 AM:

Did it also fix the sloooow post times?

edit because I had time: No, apparently not. The gnomes must have hangovers.

#4 ::: abi ::: (view all by) ::: February 17, 2010, 08:18 AM:

No idea.

#5 ::: Cadbury Moose ::: (view all by) ::: February 17, 2010, 08:25 AM:

Clearly the comment moderation gnomes took exception to the concurrent pun cascades.

#6 ::: Angiportus ::: (view all by) ::: February 17, 2010, 11:21 AM:

With all due respect to the Cascades [which I can see from downtown], this site is the pun Himalayas.

#7 ::: Pendrift ::: (view all by) ::: February 17, 2010, 11:39 AM:

Angiportus @6: Oh no, I can see another one coming. Run for the hills!

#8 ::: Serge ::: (view all by) ::: February 17, 2010, 12:18 PM:

Angiportus @ 6... this site is the pun Himalayas

Do the puns Everest?

#9 ::: Debbie ::: (view all by) ::: February 17, 2010, 12:43 PM:

Is it K2 post now?

#10 ::: Fragano Ledgister ::: (view all by) ::: February 17, 2010, 01:14 PM:

Not always. The puns bloom out in coffee, at times.

#11 ::: Fragano Ledgister ::: (view all by) ::: February 17, 2010, 01:14 PM:

Not always. The puns bloom out in coffee, at times.

#12 ::: Janet Brennan Croft ::: (view all by) ::: February 17, 2010, 01:48 PM:

I just peaked in here, but avalanche myself back out now, OK?

#13 ::: TexAnne ::: (view all by) ::: February 17, 2010, 02:09 PM:

Talus, Serge, have you ever heard a pun that made you scree-m and run away?

#14 ::: Mary Aileen ::: (view all by) ::: February 17, 2010, 03:47 PM:

I was peaking back in, but the heap of puns is going to drive me around the bend.

(She'll be coming 'round the mountain when she comes...)

#15 ::: Cadbury Moose ::: (view all by) ::: February 17, 2010, 04:49 PM:

Ben Nevis. (Or: a pun cascade you couldn't join in.)

#16 ::: Cadbury Moose ::: (view all by) ::: February 17, 2010, 04:52 PM:

Cwm and join in the pun fun, nobody's been ridge-ected yet!

#17 ::: ma larkey ::: (view all by) ::: February 18, 2010, 10:42 AM:

what Arayat! :D

#18 ::: P J Evans ::: (view all by) ::: February 18, 2010, 11:01 AM:

I'd throw something in, but I'm at work and I should go Sierras now.

#19 ::: Allan Beatty ::: (view all by) ::: February 18, 2010, 09:16 PM:

Give Serge an idea Andes off and running with it.

#20 ::: Cadbury Moose ::: (view all by) ::: February 19, 2010, 04:46 AM:

As long as Fell Running is not involved he should be OK.

#21 ::: Serge ::: (view all by) ::: February 19, 2010, 08:29 AM:

Hip, hip, Ural!

#22 ::: Ginger ::: (view all by) ::: February 19, 2010, 08:48 AM:

There's Lhotse ideas here, but we should all be Cerro Torre read the manual or else we'll be Pirin over the edge, and it's a long way down.

Also: no Hekla-ing anyone.

#23 ::: Carrie S. ::: (view all by) ::: February 19, 2010, 08:52 AM:

Well would you Lookitthat--all these puns are certainly mounting up!

#24 ::: Cadbury Moose ::: (view all by) ::: February 19, 2010, 12:17 PM:

Hardly surprising since Patrick & Teresa are at Tor.

#25 ::: Jacque sees spam ::: (view all by) ::: May 11, 2014, 05:52 AM:

With some...interesting vocabulary....

#26 ::: P J Evans sees spam ::: (view all by) ::: May 15, 2014, 01:57 PM:

You'd think they could disguise the name a bit, or at least go for humor.

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