Time waster

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Our population is over 500 now so we have to start worrying about the environment too. On a side note, I remembered that I have access to the CMU unix machines and have started getting more clicks from their IPs. Unfortunately, it seems like there are only 9 machines to use. Anyone remember some other machines at CMU that might still be up to log into remotely?
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Maybe the ECE machines?

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Dwindlehop wrote:Maybe the ECE machines?
ECE was a separate kerberos domain though. I'm pretty certain they disabled my account and archived it a long while ago... Yep, a klog into the ECE domain gives me a user does not exist error.
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I believe there was a set of linux boxes (like 20-50) as well, but I don't remember their naming scheme.

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Jason wrote:I believe there was a set of linux boxes (like 20-50) as well, but I don't remember their naming scheme.
unix.andrew.cmu.edu and linux.andrew.cmu.edu both map to the same machines now and they're all Linux based. sun4 has been deprecated because there are no more Sun machines. If there were any CS specific machines, I might still have access to the CS cell since SE was hosted under SCS until recently. Now it's in CIT.
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yay, we actually have a sky scraper over 10 stories.
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quantus wrote:yay, we actually have a sky scraper over 10 stories.
In a village of 538 people. Citizens of MiniNation sure build densely.

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I agree, we sure do build densely. We now have a second tower. Maybe it's more like 1k people per minicity person?

Just FYI, the switch over to a new "day" happens at 0:00 GMT which is means 6PM EST and 3PM PST. We're getting close to being in the top 1100. Click and help get us there.
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I think you're underestimating the need to keep up with the Jones. If your neighbor puts up a five story building or petroleum tank, the best way to respond is by replacing your ranch home with a ten-story skyscraper. Nothing shows off like a single-family high-rise.
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schlag2b.myminicity.com wrote:[09/07] Joe: Needed 517 to be in top 1200 and we're there. 43 more to go to 1100
[10/07] Joe: We need 563 to be in the top 1100 as of today. 37 more to go!
[11/07] Joe: We need 566 to be in the top 1100 as of today. 30 more to go!
[12/07] Joe: We need 569 to be in the top 1100 as of today. 21 more to go!
[13/07] Joe: We need 571 to be in the top 1100 as of today. 17 more to go!
[09:31] Joe : We need 573 to be in the top 1100 as of today. 10 more to go!
For posterity's sake in case someone wants to plot this data someday...
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schlag2b.myminicity.com wrote:Needed 576 to be in top 1100 and we're there. 52 more to go to 1000
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schlag2b.myminicity.com wrote: [18/07] Joe: We need 636 to be in the top 1000 as of today. 30 more to go!
[19/07] Joe: We need 640 to be in the top 1000 as of today. 29 more to go!
[22/07] Joe: We need 645 to be in the top 1000 as of today. 20 more to go!
some more data...
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[23/07] Joe: We need 647 to be in the top 1000 as of today. 11 more to go!
[27/07] Joe : We need 664 to be in the top 1000 as of today. 4 more to go!
It went from like 2 people/day increase needed to get to 1000 and it averaged 4 people/day over the last 4 days! With all the other maintenance clicks needed, if this rate increases by 2 again, we might not be able to keep moving up in the rankings. We only averaged 6 people/day over the last 4 days.
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We've got a 3rd skyscraper and two are paired kinda like the twin towers.
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We're in the top 1000, and that's enough to start some spamming.
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we can expect similarly ranked cities to receive similar volumes of spam. Spam will make our city grow, but it's unlikely that spam will be an asset for increasing our rank.

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[28/07] Joe: Needed 667 to be in top 1000 and we're there. Need 742 to be in the top 900. 73 to go!
[30/07] Joe: We need 749 to be in the top 900 as of today. 65 more to go!
[01/08] Joe: We need 757 to be in the top 900 as of today. 61 more to go!
[02/08] Joe: We need 759 to be in the top 900 as of today. 54 more to go!
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Heh, I just noticed the links are still in Joe's signature, so I clicked through. Our poor city has fallen to #2282.
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And now we're about 3100... We need about 5100 more population to get to rank 1100 now... The rank 1 city has over 30 million population.
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