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  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

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PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:00 am   Subject: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
Gbye, CWBB, it’s been a lot of fun!
Many fond memories, and I’m sure I’ll think of you frequently for a long while; and probably think of you occasionally until I succumb to Alzheimer’s.
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

Replies: 95
Views: 5664

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:19 am   Subject: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
I already have something I want to post.
Should I log on now to gtx0 as chiarizio and post it Ona a new thread?
Or wait until after the merge?
Or what?
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

Replies: 95
Views: 5664

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:41 am   Subject: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
I am. Others must speak for themselves.
And, thank you, Xhin!

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BTW what about our PMs?
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

Replies: 95
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PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:37 pm   Subject: Underscore again
I couldn’t login to gtx0 as chiarizio last night; but I could as _chiarizio.

EDIT: This morning Both chiarizio and eldin raigmore work. Neither _chiarizio nor _eldin raigmore work. That’s how ...
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

Replies: 95
Views: 5664

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:47 am   Subject: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
Are you going to set a minimum length of, say, 900 chars?
Or 512. Or 1024? Or 768?

Or, if it’s a reply, original content can’t be less than 25% as long as quoted material?

Not making a reco ...
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

Replies: 95
Views: 5664

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:27 am   Subject: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
A 3*5 card would hold about 18*50 = 900 characters. About the size of a card in a library card catalog. Very minimal.

A 4*6 card would hold about 24*60 = 1440 characters. About the size of a recip ...
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

Replies: 95
Views: 5664

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:09 am   Subject: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
I don’t like the length restrictions in the “merit” system.
Aside from my own habits, I think it would penalize anyone who posts a complete story. And elemtilas and Foolster and bloodb4roses an ...
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

Replies: 95
Views: 5664

PostForum: General   Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:11 pm   Subject: All of that works (great!), but two questions.
OK, both IDs work fine without the underscores.
And everything else you mentioned works too, with the exception of the polls, which you are already working on.

Or maybe one other thing, too.
I ...
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

Replies: 95
Views: 5664

PostForum: General   Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:37 am   Subject: ANAICT everything is working now.
as near as I can tell everything is working now.

Spoke too soon!
chiarizio works.
Neither eldin raigmore nor _eldin raigmore works.

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I am about to post my first reply to an or ...
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

Replies: 95
Views: 5664

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:42 am   Subject: It didn’t work.
Oh also you guys can login using your CWBB password to your actual name now without the underscore.
ERROR: Incorrect password or invalid username
(with chiarizio)

ERROR: Incorrect password or ...
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

Replies: 95
Views: 5664

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 1:49 am   Subject: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
The post size limit shouldn't be big enough to matter. There are posts like this one:
http://gtx0.com/view.php?post=23657
What's the issue you're getting specifically?
That one is totally unreadabl ...
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

Replies: 95
Views: 5664

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 1:46 am   Subject: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
Just a quick update on this:
Everything is set up on my end. I'm doing a mock run today to make sure there aren't going to be any very obvious problems and then we should be ready to set an actual me ...
  Topic: Adpihi (and later, Reptigan)
chiarizio

Replies: 21
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PostForum: WIP conworlds   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 1:10 am   Subject: Preferences for sex of first child.
If a young married couple of Adpihi or Reptigan is about to try to beget and conceive their first child, what sex will they hope the child will be?

If a young woman’s sisters have no daughters, b ...
  Topic: Birth-Order-Sensitive Female Infanticide
chiarizio

Replies: 1
Views: 111

PostForum: World & Culture   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:10 pm   Subject: Some possible reasons behind female infanticide.
See http://conworlds.fun/cwbb/viewtopic.php?p=21805#21805 .

Residence patterns can influence parents’ preference for one sex of child rather than the other — sons over daughters or vice-versa. ...
  Topic: Inheriting land?
chiarizio

Replies: 29
Views: 7500

PostForum: World & Culture   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:07 pm   Subject: “Secondogeniture”?!!???
{EDIT} I severely misunderstood secondogeniture. Read the Wikipedia article on Secundogeniture.
(Wikipedia spells it with a < u >. Most other Google-hits spell it with an < o >, like EB ...
  Topic: Birth-Order-Sensitive Female Infanticide
chiarizio

Replies: 1
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PostForum: World & Culture   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:49 am   Subject: Birth-Order-Sensitive Female Infanticide
See http://conworlds.fun/cwbb/viewtopic.php?p=21765&highlight=birth+order+female+infanticide#21765 .

Imagine a human culture, in certain ways much like Henrician England, or more generally Rena ...
  Topic: Adpihi (and later, Reptigan)
chiarizio

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PostForum: WIP conworlds   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 9:51 pm   Subject: Adpihi (and later, Reptigan)
This post doesn’t apply to Late Reptigan. It applies to Middle and/or Early Reptigan, probably both.

A Reptigan woman can’t marry her MMBSS nor her MMMBSS nor her MMMMBSS etc., because then h ...
  Topic: Marriage as Alliance Between Patriclans or Btwn Matriclans
chiarizio

Replies: 13
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PostForum: World & Culture   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:35 am   Subject: Marriage as Alliance Between Patriclans or Btwn Matriclans
BTW in earliest Adpihi, with only three “milk-houses” (matriclans), only three “blood-paths” (patriclans), and only three “robes” (the UDGs formerly known as ropes), men must marry a woman ...
  Topic: Marriage as Alliance Between Patriclans or Btwn Matriclans
chiarizio

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Views: 513

PostForum: World & Culture   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:11 am   Subject: Marriage as Alliance Between Patriclans or Btwn Matriclans
When we try to extend the ideas in the two posts just before that last one, to renewing alliances between ropes, there are complications induced by the alternating sexes of the lineages’ members as ...
  Topic: Marriage as Alliance Between Patriclans or Btwn Matriclans
chiarizio

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PostForum: World & Culture   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 4:23 am   Subject: Marriage as Alliance Between Patriclans or Btwn Matriclans
For my concultures Adpihi and Reptigan, I’d prefer spouses’ ages to be about half-a-generation apart.
So among the patterns considered in the previous two posts, I think I’d want a person’s ...
  Topic: Marriage as Alliance Between Patriclans or Btwn Matriclans
chiarizio

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PostForum: World & Culture   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:11 am   Subject: Marriage as Alliance Between Patriclans or Btwn Matriclans
We can say something, ceteris parabus and mutatis mutandis, for alliances between patriclans.

If the men in a certain patrilineage always take wives from the same patriclan, then a young man might ...
  Topic: Marriage as Alliance Between Patriclans or Btwn Matriclans
chiarizio

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Views: 513

PostForum: World & Culture   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 2:53 am   Subject: Marriage as Alliance Between Patriclans or Btwn Matriclans
Suppose a society is divided into matriclans. Everyone is born into the same clan their mother belongs to.
Suppose also that every marriage is seen as establishing or strengthening an alliance betwe ...
  Topic: Alien Senses...
chiarizio

Replies: 19
Views: 6632

PostForum: Magic & Science fiction   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:48 am   Subject: Mantis Shrimps’ Visual “Superpowers”
See http://conworlds.fun/cwbb/viewtopic.php?t=1556&highlight=mantis+shrimp for stuff about mantis shrimps’ visual “superpowers”.
  Topic: Odd Abilities Etc. Of Real-Life Organisms Etc.
chiarizio

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PostForum: Science   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:45 am   Subject: Odd Abilities Etc. Of Real-Life Organisms Etc.
In Scientific American magazine for February 2019, (volume 320 Number 2, the one with “How the Brain Reads Faces” on the cover), in the “Advances” department, there is a one-page “Biomimicry ...
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

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Views: 5664

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:23 am   Subject: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
Chiarizio, same deal with you -- try logging into _chiarizio and _eldin raigmore with your CWBB password.
Those both worked. Thanks.
  Topic: Inheriting land?
chiarizio

Replies: 29
Views: 7500

PostForum: World & Culture   Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:44 pm   Subject: Inheriting land?
I think that for those places and times in Adpihi’s and Reptigan’s history where/when the “morning-gift” custom is current, I will want it to be at least 60% of the groom’s net worth at the ...
  Topic: Adpihi (and later, Reptigan)
chiarizio

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PostForum: WIP conworlds   Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:15 pm   Subject: Adpihi (and later, Reptigan)
I think instead of “rope”, I’ll call their alterclan or geun a “robe”.

So their word for “matriclan” translates literally as “milkhouse”;
their word for “patriclan” translate ...
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

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Views: 5664

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:26 pm   Subject: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
What’s the full URL for gtx0 again?
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

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PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:38 am   Subject: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
[+1] to all the January 21 posts above!
  Topic: What ifs
chiarizio

Replies: 13
Views: 586

PostForum: World & Culture   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:55 am   Subject: Birth-Order Sensitive Female Infanticide
by more than one”, rather than “daughters should not outnumber sons”.

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Does anyone know enough about the psychology and sociology and anthropology involved in ...
  Topic: Conworld(s) Status Updates
chiarizio

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PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 5:43 pm   Subject: Conworld(s) Status Updates
I’ve done more about Adpihi and Reptigan.

Reptigan now has class exogamy.
There are ways richer people can sponsor promising young adults and adolescents from not-rich families.

I’ve modi ...
  Topic: Alien Senses...
chiarizio

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Views: 6632

PostForum: Magic & Science fiction   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:35 am   Subject: Oil drops in birds’ cone cells aid telling colors apart
See https://www.jstor.org/stable/3558809?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
and https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0008992

Also see
https://cbb.aveneca.com/viewtopic.php ...
  Topic: Some Notes on The World
chiarizio

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PostForum: World & Culture   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:58 am   Subject: Re: Some Notes on The World: the Watchtowers of Weem

Lots of lore and learned speculation, but precious little fact!


It would almost have to be that way; which, I suppose, is why it so closely resembles primary reality in this aspect.

Do you m ...
  Topic: Adpihi (and later, Reptigan)
chiarizio

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Views: 2223

PostForum: WIP conworlds   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:33 am   Subject: Adpihi (and later, Reptigan)
It might be better to call a matriclan something related to a house, rather than milk. I like both and hope I can do something that’s essentially both. “Milk” because hey, mothers; house becaus ...
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

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PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:40 am   Subject: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
I have read and agree with the seven most recent preceding posts.
Thanks, guys!
So, I guess we’ve decided to do it;
but we’re still thinking about when and how.

A big part of “when and how ...
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

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Views: 5664

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:11 pm   Subject: Conworlders please vote. Forum merger. Read fine print 1st.
Conworlders please vote. Forum merger. Read fine print 1st.

Would that work? The original proposal was slightly too long.
  Topic: What ifs
chiarizio

Replies: 13
Views: 586

PostForum: World & Culture   Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:23 pm   Subject: Avoidance speech problem.
There are a few somewhat similar phenomena called “avoidance registers”, and other terms related to “avoidance”.

For instance, when someone dies, you aren’t supposed to use words resembli ...
  Topic: What ifs
chiarizio

Replies: 13
Views: 586

PostForum: World & Culture   Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:51 am   Subject: Cysteine Chapel
What if Michaelangelo had painted the Cysteine Chapel?

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What if AA (amino acids) and AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) were related?

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How would AAA be related to either of th ...
  Topic: Adpihi (and later, Reptigan)
chiarizio

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Views: 2223

PostForum: WIP conworlds   Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:06 am   Subject: Adpihi (and later, Reptigan)
A married person’s clansmen (gender-neutral meaning is intended), and their spouse’s clansmen, may, and often do, refer to and address them by the clan names of their spouse, by a phrase meaning, ...
  Topic: Adpihi (and later, Reptigan)
chiarizio

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Views: 2223

PostForum: WIP conworlds   Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:35 pm   Subject: Adpihi (and later, Reptigan)
A matriline or matriclan is called a “milk”.
A patriline or patriclan is called a “blood”.
A geun or alterclan is called a “rope”.

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A man will co-operate especi ...
  Topic: Inheriting land?
chiarizio

Replies: 29
Views: 7500

PostForum: World & Culture   Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:55 am   Subject: Inheriting land?
I discovered lately that there were sometimes other variations on the morning-gift.

“With all my worldly goods I thee endow” was inserted into the wedding vows by the church to make the morning ...
  Topic: Names names names...
chiarizio

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PostForum: World & Culture   Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:20 am   Subject: Names names names...
I have modifications to make to the Adpihi/Reptigan system for individual personal names.

The purpose of naming your children after your great grandparents, your grandaunts and granduncles, your g ...
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

Replies: 95
Views: 5664

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:06 am   Subject: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
Either one might do for a first line of the body. They’re both too long for a subject line in my opinion; we might want the subject line to be 63 characters or fewer. (I actually don’t know the m ...
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

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Views: 5664

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:52 pm   Subject: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)

What would be the specific purpose of this mass email? That is, issue, rationale, goal and intended remedy?

Thanks for helping, @elemtilas!

I would want Xhin to help with the subject line for ...
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

Replies: 95
Views: 5664

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:45 am   Subject: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
I don’t know about that. I don’t know that eldin raigmore is an admin. He(I) is(am) a moderator.
  Topic: Influence of Belief upon con-Reality re afterlife etc.
chiarizio

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Views: 122

PostForum: World & Culture   Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:47 pm   Subject: Influence of Belief upon con-Reality re afterlife etc.
I think you are doing a good job of working out the consequences, bb4r!

I hadn’t even considered whether pre-deceased mortals might know the negative correlation between their expectations and re ...
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

Replies: 95
Views: 5664

PostForum: General   Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:35 am   Subject: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)

Is it still possible to send everyone a call to vote? This may help revive the place?

I recommended Xhin post a poll.
That would get the attention of everybody still active; at least I think so ...
  Topic: What ifs
chiarizio

Replies: 13
Views: 586

PostForum: World & Culture   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:49 pm   Subject: What ifs
This post might be a good candidate for Canon Critique, but I think it fits better here in World & Culture.

An oft-seen device in Fantasy literature and games is that whatever a character beli ...
  Topic: Influence of Belief upon con-Reality re afterlife etc.
chiarizio

Replies: 2
Views: 122

PostForum: World & Culture   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:47 pm   Subject: Influence of Belief upon con-Reality re afterlife etc.
This post might be a good candidate for Canon Critique, but I think it fits better here in World & Culture.

An oft-seen device in Fantasy literature and games is that whatever a character beli ...
  Topic: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
chiarizio

Replies: 95
Views: 5664

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:34 pm   Subject: I can get you some traffic from my site (an unorthodox way)
It looks like we’ve got four votes for “I’ll go with the majority”, no votes for “yes”, and no votes for “no”.

I had recommended that four be considered a quorum.

But I’d reall ...
 
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