Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

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Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by HPD » Fri Jul 15, 2011 6:17 am

So yeah, I suppose I should mention this also here and not just in a post in the character battle.

You'll all have to miss me for a couple of weeks since I'll be gone taking a bunch of measurements on the Atlantic Ocean. So, since I'm on a ship for three weeks, I won't be able to access WWN or any other internet source right then. Don't be too jealous, because it'll be pretty harsh and cold probably. We'll be sailing from Reykjavik, Iceland to Greenland, where we'll start taking measurements on the line between Greenland and Ireland, then travel back to the Netherlands. It's a very good place to investigate the behaviour of the so-called Meridional Overturning Circulation, so that's what we'll do!

The first couple of days of my absence I'll be visiting Iceland, though. That's a practically free vacation I got with it, so I'm going to enjoy that too.
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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by Kanzer » Fri Jul 15, 2011 10:27 am

19/7 is my birthday, are you finally coming visit? Is this all an elaborate scheme for me not to notice and be all "SURPRIIIIISE buttsecks, happy birthday!"?
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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by Shift Breaker » Fri Jul 15, 2011 6:53 pm

Is it wrong that I saw "Measurements" and just thought of HPD travelling to the Atlantic Ocean just to get a suit specially made for him? Yes?

Okay then. You enjoy your time in Iceland, and then all the work you have to do afterwards, then.
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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by Frankdeslimste » Fri Jul 15, 2011 11:38 pm

Have fun and stuff, and don't drown I've heard that's not as cool as they make it out to be.
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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by Crystal Guard 292 » Sat Jul 16, 2011 2:15 pm

Have fun out there. =)
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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by Chilly » Sun Jul 17, 2011 1:18 am

Enjoy yourself in the most peaceful country on the planet Earth! :3

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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by thefalman » Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:22 am

Hope it's not all hard work and that you'll have time to chill out.
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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by deemo » Mon Jul 18, 2011 1:36 pm

see ya hpd
just don't leave us out in the cold and forget about coming back

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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by HPD » Tue Jul 19, 2011 8:15 am

See ya, peoples. Keep alive 'n stuff.
"So when I say the fudge shaman flies he goddamn well flies and that's that." - Narts
"My motto is that there are far too many women in the world to waste time with men." - thefalman
"It's just that I'm not really aware of how a common conversation goes." - Imano Ob, talking on MSN about talking on MSN
"As for FE8, that was IS' variant of Man Spam - Dudes with Swords edition." - Xenesis

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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by Xenesis » Tue Jul 19, 2011 8:22 am

Enjoy your adventure :)
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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by Kanzer » Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:47 pm

HPD wrote:See ya, peoples. Keep alive 'n stuff.
We'll do our best. I'll watch out for the kids while you're our, honey.
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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by Sniffit II » Wed Jul 20, 2011 6:20 pm

Shift Breaker wrote:Is it wrong that I saw "Measurements" and just thought of HPD travelling to the Atlantic Ocean just to get a suit specially made for him? Yes?

Okay then. You enjoy your time in Iceland, and then all the work you have to do afterwards, then.
No, he really is that suave.
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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by HPD » Wed Aug 10, 2011 11:03 pm

Hey guys I'm back.

Finished research sooner than expected due to favourable weather, so I'm home a few days earlier.

Things were awesome.
"So when I say the fudge shaman flies he goddamn well flies and that's that." - Narts
"My motto is that there are far too many women in the world to waste time with men." - thefalman
"It's just that I'm not really aware of how a common conversation goes." - Imano Ob, talking on MSN about talking on MSN
"As for FE8, that was IS' variant of Man Spam - Dudes with Swords edition." - Xenesis

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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by Gentleman of Dread » Wed Aug 10, 2011 11:51 pm

SWEET! WELCOME BACK HPD!
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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by Crystal Guard 292 » Thu Aug 11, 2011 2:42 am

Welcome back indeed! How're you feeling?
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Post by ThrawnFett » Thu Aug 11, 2011 2:48 am

Not you again...
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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by HPD » Thu Aug 11, 2011 3:05 am

ThrawnFett wrote:Not you again...
afraid so.

But yeah, bunch of highlights: been in Reykjavik the first couple of days. Did some touristic tours and explored the city and such. It's a pretty nice city, great people. Had great weather all the time for Icelandic standards: at least 15 °C and relatively sunny.

Then departed with the ship, a day later than scheduled because we couldn't leave the harbour as the winds were too rough. Seasickness was at a minimum, only felt queasy for one morning.

Didn't see Greenland (too bad). When we approached it, we encountered massive amounts of floating sea ice and had to turn around. It was exciting to wake up at 3 AM because of the noise of the ship hitting something, then looking outside and seeing ice floating everywhere.

They told me later on that we kind of had a close call with the ice there, as the ship's hull wasn't at all designed to travel through this kind of ice and could've torn open like it was made of newspaper. Fortunately nothing was seriously damaged!

Then we did our research. Lots and lots of CTD sampling. The work itself did turn out to be pretty dull, but we managed.

Saw some dolphins and whales. Dolphins were especially cool as they like to swim in front of the ship. Got very close to Scotland on our way back: basically sailed around the northern part of it. Very beautiful.
"So when I say the fudge shaman flies he goddamn well flies and that's that." - Narts
"My motto is that there are far too many women in the world to waste time with men." - thefalman
"It's just that I'm not really aware of how a common conversation goes." - Imano Ob, talking on MSN about talking on MSN
"As for FE8, that was IS' variant of Man Spam - Dudes with Swords edition." - Xenesis

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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by MobiusReactor » Thu Aug 11, 2011 3:26 am

HPD wrote:
ThrawnFett wrote:Not you again...
Got very close to Scotland on our way back: basically sailed around the northern part of it. Very beautiful.
Raining at this point, by any chance?

Sounds like a pretty awesome trip, though!
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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by HPD » Thu Aug 11, 2011 3:49 am

St Johnston wrote:Raining at this point, by any chance?
Actually, the weather was calm!
"So when I say the fudge shaman flies he goddamn well flies and that's that." - Narts
"My motto is that there are far too many women in the world to waste time with men." - thefalman
"It's just that I'm not really aware of how a common conversation goes." - Imano Ob, talking on MSN about talking on MSN
"As for FE8, that was IS' variant of Man Spam - Dudes with Swords edition." - Xenesis

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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by onewaystreet » Thu Aug 11, 2011 6:48 am

That sounds pretty awesome, HPD!

Welcome back, too
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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by McTool » Thu Aug 11, 2011 6:53 am

Welcome back, HPD!
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Re: Gone from 19/7 until 12/8

Post by Frankdeslimste » Thu Aug 11, 2011 8:31 am

Welcome back HPD!
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Post by Enkuro » Thu Aug 11, 2011 1:15 pm

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Post by Dragonite » Fri Aug 12, 2011 1:29 am

Welkom terug.

You made me think of the titanic story. >_>

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Post by Crystal Guard 292 » Sun Aug 14, 2011 4:13 pm

Huzzah!

Sounds like quite the trip! I'm glad to hear you're back safe and happy.
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Post by Atticus » Tue Aug 16, 2011 10:34 am

That sounds fabulous. Glad you didn't join the Titanic at the bottom. The ice was probably freaking the crew out.
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