The island is big and wooded in parts, How do they survive?

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wolram said:
Nope you are a year older now
and a lot less cantankerous now Hypatia and Moonbear have schooled you
some.
come on!I'm worried about you.The next year, we're not here.we'll leave here very soon.Although I really miss this beautiful Island and my friends!
 

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Lisa! said:
come on!I'm worried about you.The next year, we're not here.we'll leave here very soon.Although I really miss this beautiful Island and my friends!
Not to worry Lisa, we cant leave the island it has a mysterious force that wont let us go
 

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wolram said:
A group of ten to twenty people are ship wrecked on a desert island, they have basic hand tools and food and water that will last for two days, no one knows they survived the ship wreck, so no chance of rescue.
The island is big and wooded in parts, How do they survive?
I'm not willing to read through 19 pages to see if anyone else mentioned this, but 'desert' islands are not wooded in parts. It sounds like you're thinking of a tropical rainforest island. If that's the case, it should be pretty easy to survive. It'll never get cold enough to freeze, you can sleep on the beach to avoid predators, and venture into the woods during the day to collect fruit and roots to eat. There should be plenty of rain collected in leaves, and that should suffice to drink.

If it's truly a 'desert' island, though, it's time to start eating your mates and drinking their blood. They could fish, though. My grandfather stayed alive in the south Pacific after a shipwreck during WWII for three months eating fish and drinking their blood. I suppose you could do so indefinitely.
 
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wow a year has past, seems like almost yeaterday that we became stranded here.
On one of my walk abouts, I noticed some strange carving on the bottom of Hypatias rock. There is also a grave nearby.
 

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wow a year has past, seems like almost yeaterday that we became stranded here.
On one of my walk abouts, I noticed some strange carving on the bottom of Hypatias rock. There is also a grave nearby.
Was the grave recent or old ? the scavengers also noted the markings on the
stone, i dont know if they depict anything or not, it is certainly not natural, the
stone has been placed with some care.
 

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That was a year ago, as Hpatia and arildno walk away we jump back to the
present, The house is built and furnished with beds table and chairs, Astro also
built a seperate kitchen house and we stocked it with pots and pans made from
the wreaked plane, Brewie and Danger built a forge and made shovels axes
all manner of tools, and now_____________________________?
Dammit, Brewnog! Get over here and help with your son! Can't you find something we can make diapers out of? What a mess the boy makes! (Sorry Danger, we never did find anything that would work as a contraceptive and that day Arildno slipped on his chaperone duties and went off to lounge about the hot springs with Hypatia, well, nature took its course).
 

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Dammit, Brewnog! Get over here and help with your son! Can't you find something we can make diapers out of? What a mess the boy makes! (Sorry Danger, we never did find anything that would work as a contraceptive and that day Arildno slipped on his chaperone duties and went off to lounge about the hot springs with Hypatia, well, nature took its course).
What are you going to call him moonbear? is he hairy
 

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I think we will have to build moonie and danger a cabin of thier own now that
they are an item, i do not know much about babies but with the lack of fall out
protection would it be best if we build him a pen outside, we could make it
nice and comfy.
 
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but I thought it was brewnogs baby?

The grave, looks to be less then 5 years old. It contains the body of a male..around 30 yrs of age. Looks like he was in good health, his teeth are in good shape, tho it appears hes never seen a dentist. The remains of his hair are blond. About 6 ft tall. Hes wearing the tattered reminats of home made cloths....hmm thats odd, does that look like sachel under him?
 

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Ah, Arildno - I was being complimentary.
I was too scared to go exploring that underwater cave and I figured seeing as you are all big and brave that you would be able to explore it.
I'm sorry if I was wrong. And hey, I don't have a place name either...

I can't be bothered to go back through all the posts but in answer to the question - "what happened to our ship":
It sank "mysteriously" about 20miles offf the coast of Wooley Island, we survived because we were above deck around the pool.
We were lucky because one life boat came adrift and we all got in that.
Unfortunately after about 6 hours rowing we hit the reef that runs around Wooley Island (there is a VERY steep drop off) and had to swim for the shore.

And to the one who said desert islands aren't wooded...
Desert Island is a commonisation meaning "deserted island" and you will find that this was covered on the first few pages.
 

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wolram said:
That was a year ago, as Hpatia and arildno walk away we jump back to the
present, The house is built and furnished with beds table and chairs, Astro also
built a seperate kitchen house and we stocked it with pots and pans made from
the wreaked plane, Brewie and Danger built a forge and made shovels axes
all manner of tools, and now_____________________________?
My how time flies! Seems like only - this morning. :biggrin:

I see brewnog has been busy.

hypatia said:
but I thought it was brewnogs baby?
Well, yes, Moonbear made that clear. Then I suppose its a matter of maternity, but I thought by Moonbear's declaration, she was the mom. And I thought we had a little brewbear.

Well, I have been busy, exploring and building, so apparently I have missed some details.
 

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I see brewnog has been busy.

Well, yes, Moonbear made that clear. Then I suppose its a matter of maternity, but I thought by Moonbear's declaration, she was the mom. And I thought we had a little brewbear.
Oh, goodness, no! I'm not the mother. I have enough trouble keeping up with Franzbear and his 17 strings in the other thread! No more e-children for me! I'm just babysitting for Kia. :biggrin:
 

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hypatia said:
The grave, looks to be less then 5 years old. It contains the body of a male..around 30 yrs of age. Looks like he was in good health, his teeth are in good shape, tho it appears hes never seen a dentist. The remains of his hair are blond. About 6 ft tall. Hes wearing the tattered reminats of home made cloths....hmm thats odd, does that look like sachel under him?
A mystery to solve it seems, get that sachel Hypatia i cant wait to know
whats in it, Any sign of the cause of death?
 

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wolram said:
I think we will have to build moonie and danger a cabin of thier own now that
they are an item, i do not know much about babies but with the lack of fall out
protection would it be best if we build him a pen outside, we could make it
nice and comfy.
This joyous event calls for a new naming of our home. Since we're building a pen to his honour, I vote for renaming our island to Pen Island.
 

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arildno said:
This joyous event calls for a new naming of our home. Since we're building a pen to his honour, I vote for renaming our island to Pen Island.
What you treacherous dog, this is woolie island, and i will
bi sect any that challenge the name.
 

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Whoah!

I go offline for 2 days to come back and find that a year's passed, and I've got a love child which was conceived on a night I don't even remember!

Do we know who the mother is yet? Is it time for me to make good my escape from this place?
 

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brewnog said:
Whoah!

I go offline for 2 days to come back and find that a year's passed, and I've got a love child which was conceived on a night I don't even remember!

Do we know who the mother is yet? Is it time for me to make good my escape from this place?
There is no escape old chum, you may or may not have had your wicked way.
but in the future keep away from that still.
 

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brewnog said:
Whoah!

I go offline for 2 days to come back and find that a year's passed, and I've got a love child which was conceived on a night I don't even remember!

Do we know who the mother is yet? Is it time for me to make good my escape from this place?
The concoction from your still was clearly involved. But you're going to be in really hot water from Wolram if you don't marry Kia quite soon (literally, he's got that kettle already on the fire bringing the water up to a boil as we speak!) :eek:
 

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Moonbear said:
The concoction from your still was clearly involved. But you're going to be in really hot water from Wolram if you don't marry Kia quite soon (literally, he's got that kettle already on the fire bringing the water up to a boil as we speak!) :eek:
This is realy difficult because in another thread i promised to be good, and as
Kia can not have babies, i think some one is hidding the truth, where was Hypatia the last few weeks? and i havent seen Lisa about for a while, she did
seem to be putting on weight rather fast.
 

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wolram said:
This is realy difficult because in another thread i promised to be good, and as
Kia can not have babies, i think some one is hidding the truth, where was Hypatia the last few weeks? and i havent seen Lisa about for a while, she did
seem to be putting on weight rather fast.
:surprised Did Kia steal someone's baby!?! She really never did show much, but I trusted her when she said it was hers. What if it isn't Brewnog's either? I mean, that was Kia's story, and I believed her, but maybe she just thought it was the only way she'd get Brewnog to marry her. What if it's Arildno's! Oldest trick in the book, you know, claim you're gay to get the women all snuggled around close! :eek:

Dum dum dum! It seems we have a mystery on Woolie's Island, and it's not just the dead guy in the grave! The gossip mills are running full speed ahead (oh, okay, that's just our windmill that Danger and Brewnog rigged up to mill flour from the edible plants we've found).
 

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Arildno's! , the cunning devil, now that we have a mill Moonbear will you
pretty please make me a berry pie :biggrin:

And by the way i am just so gay
 

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wolram said:
Arildno's! , the cunning devil, now that we have a mill Moonbear will you
pretty please make me a berry pie :biggrin:

And by the way i am just so gay
The time on that post was 3:16 PM EDT. Who wins on wolram being bad? :biggrin:

One pie coming up, but I get the last piece! :devil:
 

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The time on that post was 3:16 PM EDT. Who wins on wolram being bad? :biggrin:

One pie coming up, but I get the last piece! :devil:
That is just so not just i didnt do anything wrong or bad.

What about the custard? :biggrin:
 

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*Kia* said:
hehehe that sounds so odd to think of eating poi... You see I DO poi - as in dance with fire (although not so often with fire usually with lights)
And, dare I hope, also with a brass pole? :tongue2:

hypatia said:
I noticed some strange carving on the bottom of Hypatias rock.
Hmm.... :grumpy: And to think that that last time I tried to inspect Hypatia's bottom, I got slapped.

Moonbear said:
Dammit, Brewnog! Get over here and help with your son! Can't you find something we can make diapers out of? What a mess the boy makes! (Sorry Danger, we never did find anything that would work as a contraceptive and that day Arildno slipped on his chaperone duties and went off to lounge about the hot springs with Hypatia, well, nature took its course).
Let this put an end to the question of parentage. Sorry, Brewski, but it looks like you're stuck with the Joisy Gal.

Now, Woolie... is there any possibility that you meant a calcite eruption in regard to the shipwreck?

hypatia said:
I thikn I will need a few spear like weapons, just to have around the kitchen area.
Its a great site for a permanet shelter!
No fear on that account, darlin'. The entire encampment is secured by the AstroDanger Security Service. Since the cooking facilities are in the second most invulnerable position (after sleeping quarters), you have no need to worry. Just as our lives depend upon your knowledge of vegetation and first-aid, we defend yours with our own expertise. As the sign on my driveway says "Trespassers Will Be Executed".
Arildno, since Wooley very loudly proclaimed "I am so gay!", I assume that there's one social dynamic taken care of. Whether or not that's correct, I'll gladly have you on board the Nasty Boys team for offensive/defensive purposes. And fear not in one regard; I fully hope that with your help we can build a reasonably effective linear accelerator. We probably won't be able to detect any significant particle interactions, but we can sure as hell launch a couple of SOS messages.
Kia... awesome map. I must check, however, before I become too piggish... another thread seemed to indicate that you're not unattached. So is your significant other joining us, or may I letch upon you with impunity? :tongue2:
 
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Danger said:
Now, Woolie... is there any possibility that you meant a calcite eruption in regard to the shipwreck?
No, it was a methane "clathrate" eruption, or something similar. When a gas bubbles up through a liquid, such that the density decreases dramatically, the liquid, in this case - seawater - cannot support objects, such as ships - which sink.
 

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