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Drifting Along

I have not been playing much. I have not been trying to play. By play, I mean log in and run around with Sugar or an alt doing something directly in the game world. I log in to chat but I've been very busy outside of Eve doing Eve stuff. In fact, with my vacation coming in a Month and the summit two weeks after, I will start buckling down and coalescing the information I've been receiving so that I have it on hand.

Today, however, is a day of computer stuff at home. We are starting the process of giving my husband the basement room as his work room. The first part is moving the server rack. It sounds easier then it is. He purchased a new rack a few months ago and we had to get that in the house. It is nice and tall with shelves and he is very happy with it. After that, hes had to drill a few holes in some walls and sit down and decide how he wants to rack all of the servers. We're also having a circuit run for the rack itself so that other house circuits don't trip it but that won't happen this weekend.

I get to help with the heavy lifting and the dusting and the room layout stuff. We're then moving our desks around upstairs since he won't need his work table anymore. Also, where my desk sits is over the front door/foyer and it gets cold in the winter. He is always warm so it makes sense for him to have the super cold floor. My bookshelves also have to move and in general its been a pretty productive day.

In a way it echos my slowly evolving self in game. I've been liquidating most of my life. As I get through each level I find it is easier to get rid of more and more stuff. I have more liquid ISK in my personal wallet then I ever have with a bit over twenty billion hanging out from all of the ships and modules I no longer needed or wanted. I haven't even touched TCS but I did get curious enough to run my value through JEveAssets. I'm worth about 130 billion which is nice considering I have a few inactive specialty accounts with assets not included. I've made it over that hundred billion point but I do wish it was in liquid ISK and not just my value across all of my accounts.

The only thing I want to do with my liquid ISK numbers is chortle and increase them. I don't have a project quite yet to use it on. Its nice to know its there but I want to feel quite selfish and hug it. I've been out of the ISK making business for quite some time now and it makes me feel very poor not to make ISK regularly. This is my pre-CSM life washing out. It is interesting to see what I earned.

I do want to shake off this oddly, unproductive lethargy that has fallen over me. Yet, I find that it won't be as easy to do as I think with my other game obligations bearing down on me. I do find NPC corp life to be strangely charming. Sometimes I answer questions but mostly I watch the ebb and flow of a very different game.

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  1. Given your husband the basement for a man cave and a server rack with computers to play with. Yep Sugar you're a keeper! Now all he needs is a frig and microwave and he'll never come out....

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    1. He claimed the garage originally but decided he wanted the basement room. I started getting everything moved out back in the spring and now hes home for more than a week at a time so we're getting the major stuff done.

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  2. Actually I think it's the other way round... how many wives are (1) Gamers (2) Geeks (3) have a hubby who HAS a server rack?? and are as supportive with the time & travel et al that EVE has taken up?? My wife HATES EVE and my "server" is an old PC onna shelf under my bar FFS...

    No... they are both to be envied.

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