Re: New STUDY parameter

Morton M. Charnley (
Mon, 26 Sep 1994 22:35:49 -0400

You missed HIS point. He wasn't trying to reduce the amount of time
it took to EFFECTIVELY study. He only wants the ability to specify how many
days AT ONE TIME he spends studying so he could do something like...

study 121 2
give d3e 1 100
move out
give w3q 1 100
study 121 5 # study complete



> Reply to: RE>New STUDY parameter
>You miss one point. You're _supposed_ to have to spend one week in town
>studying a new skill. That's still vastly less time than would be <<really>>
>required. To shorten it to just one day seems (to me) absurd. They didn't
>have good textbooks in those days. Weren't the apprenticeships about 7 years
>back then?
>Wait a minute ... who sent this ... ah, he's from usc. Maybe that explains
>it. (big grin)
>--Russ Boggs (UCLA, 76)
>Date: 9/26/94 4:34 PM
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>From: Tim Whalen <>
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>Subject: New STUDY parameter
>I'd like to see an optional parameter for study to limit the number of
>days to something other than seven (i.e. STUDY <skill> [days] with a
>default of seven days.) This may sound trivial but I'm constantly
>wanting to do oddball things like study a new skill category for just
>one day while I'm in town so I can finish it off at my leisure or to
>study just enough into the second week to get me back to a whole number
>when I'm at 8.57/21 days or to study for just one week total when I
>only need 3 more days for the first skill and 10 more days for the
>second. It's sometimes possible to finesse this by stacking the
>studier under another noble or timing your orders so the noble is
>still studying at the end of the month but not always.

Chip Charnley
 My opinions are my own and do not represent anyone but myself.

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