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   | The Olympia Times                                       issue g1-105 |
   | June 26, 1996                                                        |
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   | turn 105  128 players                  http://www.pbm.com/oly/times/ |

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The Lords of Revelstone reiterate their offer to share their

learning and resources with all pursuing the ways of peace.

Any faction knowing of a better way to promulgate this offer

without cluttering the _Times_ with a tedious and repetitious

post are urged to contact Hirebran Tohrm [gw3c], Seneschal

to the Lords, with helpful tips.

-- Lords of Revelstone [ad4]

Looking forward to exploration with the Royal Geographical Society

-- The day of Rest [ju3]

--=RGS=-- Announcement --=RGS=--


is a non-political, non-aligned Organization devoted to the exploration of Olympia and its environs. Each week, we publish our findings in the New Atlas, which is distributed to the Membership at large. We are currently seeking new Members, who must be Factions in good standing, and who must also satisfy the following criteria:

* Charter Membership. A large, one-time gift of new mapping information, or agreement to undertake an RGS Expedition, or a significant contribution of resources in support of the Society and its cause. Charter Members are announced each week in the Olympia Times. They receive updates of the New Atlas on a regular basis, and gain access to the RGS archives.

* Affilitate Membership. Any reasonable contribution of new mapping information entitles a Faction to Affiliate status. The identities of our Affiliates are kept strictly secret. They receive an update of the Atlas upon each submission of new information.


The Society extends the hand of friendship to all recently-formed Factions. We will send any such Faction one copy of the New Atlas, free of obligation, together with whatever advice and assistance our humble Organization can provide.


Royal Geographical Society [sp9] Skulking Vermin [sx6], C/RGS House Greyfletch [pb7], C/RGS Reservoir Gods [qb4], C/RGS Lords of Revelstone [ad4], C/RGS Knights of Pervia [bk5], C/RGS Ninth Wave [nr2], C/RGS the day of Rest [ju3], C/RGS

For more information, please write to the Society [sp9], or speak to our representative, the Honorable Brett Miller, 103534.1454@compuserve.com.


-- Royal Geographical Society [sp9]

-------------------------------- South & West CAMARIS Update --------------------------------

Monthly notice: any new visitors to either of our 2 fair isles should notify us in advance.

-- The Crazy Quilters [vn7]

Customer Testamonial on behalf of the First Bank of Provinia

Greetings, Provinians! My name's Jack and these are my beans. I'm a trader. I travel Provinia buying and selling the finest beans and linen. How did I get this great career? The First Bank of Provinia gave me a small-business loan, that's how. They have everything a businessman like myself could need: low-interest loans, high interest rates, newbie bonuses, warehouse facilities, shipping services... What else could you ask for?

So take it from me, Jaques et ses Haricots, don't wind up lying in the gutters of Imperial City weaving baskets. Stop by the First Bank of Provinia a call. You'll be glad you did.

-- Jaques et ses Haricots [x1a]


Visitors are welcome to the area controlled by the Cohorts of Colossus [vo4], as long as they obtain travel permits first. Not all requests will be granted. The affected area includes the land provinces bounded by bx25 and bz27, and the province by24.

To avoid possible misunderstandings, do not enter this area without a permit, nor collect resources without express permission. Violators of this policy may be subject to arrest.

I only rarely refuse reasonable requests, and then only because I've already granted my quota.

This policy helps ensure the security of all nobles within these lands. If you are interested in a franchise on collecting resources in one of these provinces, please contact me. I have friendly arrangements with several factions along these lines.

-- Sheriff Pelenth of Gentlewind [f3i]


. . . as it appears . . . B-)

If I had a haammer...

Psst, buddy, meet you in the Arena!

Armageddon is coming!!!

Test, test... Is this thing turned on?

Hey Answer guy- Why not get 25 gold for something this easy? Are you all too proud?

The captain sat in his cabin and pondered : How could he tell his sailors that there was no money left in the coffers ? Suddenly 25 gold pieces appeared on the table Blessed be - another two months wages for his men.

If you cross oxen and rats, do you get packrats?


Gold for the needy!

Well OK then, I'll tell you; *here's* how you keep a turkey in suspense....

Fear not, the Foundation has been formed!

It looks like IN is OUT

"another 25 gold to pay for the ship, every little helps. But I still don't know what spiny root does ? any suggestions? "

> The object is not to optimize your potential for war, > but to maximize your pleasure in Peace.

My pleasure in Peace is largely derived from the size of the war I had to win to achieve that Peace.

Another week's research funding.

" help I can't see.......... oppps better put my helmet on the right way.."



Answer Guy: Can a savage be controlled? You can summon them with a drum can't you, but how about control?

The largest alliance is deceptive.

"A word of advice for the newbie... When flying to an island. Make sure you issue the fly [island id] after you've entered the ocean province and then issue the move [island id]. Otherwise you plummet to your death like a moron."

Can you hear it on the wind? Listen carefully. The screams of a million souls. The agonized cries of the damned. The yells of warning from all who have gone before. That's the end of the world you can hear. The Apocalypse is coming, blowing in on the breeze. Prepare for the War of Armageddon. It is at hand.

The Clan With No Name have shown their true colors at last . No one is safe from this tyrant.

Yes indeedy, after only 70 short turns he takes out the hapless General Norc, who was guilty only of being his longtime arch-enemy, public detractor and competitor in the newbie business. And to think that Pinky just got done kicking the Clan's butt. Now nobody is safe. That earthquake rattling Imperial City is probably Marat, trembling under his bed in the Chateau.

Mind your own business, Bud.

Gimme that old time religion...