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Title: What happened to KZ?
Post by: SmartyPants on April 20, 2010, 12:09:24 PM
What happened to KZ (http://sinisterdesign.net/forum/index.php?action=profile;u=4)?  He hasn't been on since April 03, 2010, 04:30:37 PM.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: MikeW781 on April 20, 2010, 03:00:08 PM
no idea
i haven't seen any mention of it, and according to posts in the introductions forum, he usually takes 2 weeks at the start of of November
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: CraigStern on April 20, 2010, 03:37:08 PM
If I'm not mistaken, he's in the middle of final exams right now. He'll probably show back up in the next week or two.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: Ertxiem on April 20, 2010, 04:14:21 PM
I'm glad it's just exams. I was a bit worried since he didn't say anything (in here).
KZ will probably disagree that it's "just" exams... :D
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: Pylons on April 21, 2010, 08:47:13 PM
The Русская мафия is extorting him.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: MikeW781 on May 15, 2010, 11:10:32 AM
If I'm not mistaken, he's in the middle of final exams right now. He'll probably show back up in the next week or two.
He's not back yet.........
He's gonna be mad that he missed the downloadable demo's release
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: Xemadus Echina on May 15, 2010, 11:24:37 AM
he goes to oxford right? how long do their exams last?!?
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: CraigStern on May 17, 2010, 04:10:11 PM
KZ last wrote to me on May 3. Apparently he's been prepping for his final exams, which begin in early June.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: Ertxiem on May 17, 2010, 04:13:40 PM
It's good to know that everything is OK.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: Tastidian on May 21, 2010, 09:36:36 PM
The Русская мафия is extorting him.
Really russian mafia

If no one has noticed same thing has been going on with me except not finals just busy. I have been gone for a while this is probably the only time I have.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: Ertxiem on May 22, 2010, 05:05:14 AM
Sorry, Crusadur Tastidian, for not saying anything. I did noticed that you were gone. I hope everything is OK with you.
This thread appeared because the folks around here got worried that KZ didn't show up for quite a while. In all the time I've met him (starting from the old forums), I don't recall something like this ever happening without a previous warning. Furthermore, he's a mod (#2 in command, if you like) that posts quite regularly, so his absence was noticed, in particular because Presentiment and his alias were disturbing these forums.
(If it makes you fell better, around last November I was quite busy too and that wasn't a reason to create a thread about what happened to me in the old forums. Probably because I'm not a regular poster as KZ was up to April.)
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: Zhampir on May 22, 2010, 07:35:41 PM
KZ would actually be 3rd in command. There are two Admin's, Craig Stern and a generic "Admin" that was probably needed to create the forums, or some other silly reason.

Besides that, I think KZ may use this time to test us. I'd say we're doing pretty well, as Craig, as far as I'm aware, has only had to step in once... so we're not in total anarchy.

I'm concerned KZ's disappearance more than others because he seemed to be the productive life of the forums. His posts are what made me think and gave me ideas, and while he was hear it was new idea after new idea. There were so many attacks and characters and creatures being discussed and formed that we were often not even done with one discussion before somebody else posted another idea. I know this doesn't just have to do with KZ, but I just noticed that, marking the beginning of his absence, the forums have really declined in the ways of productive posting. Meanwhile the forum games are more active than ever. Therefore I know the imagination and talent for creation is still in this society, it's just dormant...
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: dancash on May 31, 2010, 12:18:58 PM
^ dormancy followed by a resurge hopefully. I hope he does well in his exams.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: MikeW781 on June 08, 2010, 05:33:14 PM
He posted in the thread about the updated AI (http://sinisterdesign.net/?p=525) a few days ago, saying:
'Great to hear that- AI is getting better over time and gives more of a challenge (given what a pain in the back in TPA2 the Greater Ghost was, I'd expect now more of the high level from other units as well). Looking forward to trying my hand once more with all the usual battles, etc. Seems quite a lot of progress is being made, what with the interface re-vamp, new in-game portraits, voice-acting, and now AI. Methinks I won't be missing out on all this innovation for too long now (at min=2/3 more weeks)! "
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: torugo on June 09, 2010, 02:18:35 PM
if he is taking exams then those must be some pretty long exams
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: CraigStern on June 09, 2010, 06:14:39 PM
Once you get to college, final exams tend to be spaced out over the course of a couple of weeks. I expect we'll be seeing KZ again soon. :)
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: Tastidian on June 11, 2010, 09:44:14 PM
Sorry, Crusadur Tastidian, for not saying anything. I did noticed that you were gone. I hope everything is OK with you.
This thread appeared because the folks around here got worried that KZ didn't show up for quite a while. In all the time I've met him (starting from the old forums), I don't recall something like this ever happening without a previous warning. Furthermore, he's a mod (#2 in command, if you like) that posts quite regularly, so his absence was noticed, in particular because Presentiment and his alias were disturbing these forums.
(If it makes you fell better, around last November I was quite busy too and that wasn't a reason to create a thread about what happened to me in the old forums. Probably because I'm not a regular poster as KZ was up to April.)

Actually don't really care not to many people are noticed absent and even more created a thread on.

And Craig is right those exams aren't like high school or middle school exams
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: MikeW781 on June 12, 2010, 05:51:33 PM
yeah, i left for finals and nobody noticed me either  :'(
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: Xemadus Echina on June 21, 2010, 05:48:59 AM
its been over 2 months and almost 3 months.  how long are his exams gonna take >.<
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: torugo on June 21, 2010, 06:27:50 PM
i really dont beleive exams take as long as that. has kz just forgotten about the forums or something because he has been gone to long
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: Bromtaghon on June 21, 2010, 07:25:59 PM
Unlike me, KZ would never desert the forums; not without a good reason.  He would definitely tell us first, at least.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: Ertxiem on June 22, 2010, 06:28:04 AM
I think KZ decided to be absent from here because he may have felt that he couldn't avoid spending more time than he intended and he needed the time to study.
As soon as KZ finishes his last exam (perhaps mid July?), I'm sure that he'll come back here (provided he still remembers the url :P ).
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: KZ on June 24, 2010, 07:03:36 AM
I think KZ decided to be absent from here because he may have felt that he couldn't avoid spending more time than he intended and he needed the time to study.
As soon as KZ finishes his last exam (perhaps mid July?), I'm sure that he'll come back here (provided he still remembers the url :P ).
Bang on right, Ert! (And I've got the url bookmarked, so no need to remember it :P)

Anyhow, to answer the thread's question: I am back, and I've been away 'cause I was preparing for my finals, had two sets of them, and just finished last week.
And I'm about to see if, in absentia, folks kept true to the spirit of using proper grammar and punctuation, abiding by the rules and posting constructive stuff ;)

Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: Steelfist on June 25, 2010, 10:16:10 AM
Welcome back. As you can see, the suggestion topics more or less stagnated while you were away.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: KZ on June 27, 2010, 02:25:39 PM
Thanks, steelfist! Well, let's resurrect them then!
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: SmartyPants on July 10, 2010, 12:50:41 PM
Is KZ gone again?
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: Tastidian on July 10, 2010, 07:37:18 PM
Possibly its been 4 days from this post.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: KZ on July 11, 2010, 05:47:29 AM
Nope, I'm all here, but I've been very busy the last couple of days. Might be like that for most of the summer- though, hopefully, it wont' be the case.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: SmartyPants on August 17, 2010, 11:30:07 AM
Is KZ gone or just not posting?
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: bugfartboy on August 17, 2010, 12:38:19 PM
He may be logged out to look around without us being able to recognize him other than "Guest".
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: Ertxiem on August 17, 2010, 03:35:09 PM
Relax. He's probably on holidays.
Or his ISP has also screwed up! (Joking) :P

Edit: I rewritten the 2nd sentence - it was a mess.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: Tastidian on August 17, 2010, 06:41:05 PM
Or and I quote (literally)
Nope, I'm all here, but I've been very busy the last couple of days. Might be like that for most of the summer- though, hopefully, it wont' be the case.

Though school wise where I am its the end of summer, school has started just today. But technically its not the end of the season yet.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: Ertxiem on August 17, 2010, 06:52:27 PM
I forgot his post saying that he might be busy.
Well, this just proves that taking a quick look at the previous posts or using the search function may give us the correct answer in a shorter time.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: Tastidian on August 17, 2010, 07:00:54 PM
I forgot his post saying that he might be busy.
Well, this just proves that taking a quick look at the previous posts or using the search function may give us the correct answer in a shorter time.
To be honest I just got this by a sudden jolt of memory.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: SmartyPants on August 29, 2010, 08:50:37 AM
I think KZ has moved on.  Even if we do hear from him, I don't think it will be often.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: KZ on August 30, 2010, 09:19:28 AM
Nope, as I did say before, I have been very busy this summer, what with the work and all, so although I do glance at the forums, I don't have time to log on and post. However, I, hopefully, will not be as busy as before, and will post here more often. Worry not folks, I haven't forgotten ye all. ;)
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: Zhampir on September 06, 2010, 07:54:19 PM
And thy peoples hath not forgotten ye.

[spoiler]I assume that GD posts no longer count?[/spoiler]
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: bugfartboy on September 06, 2010, 07:55:44 PM
And thy peoples hath not forgotten ye.

[spoiler]I assume that GD posts no longer count?[/spoiler]
Nope. They sure don't that's why some peoples post count went down drastically.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: Duskling on September 06, 2010, 07:59:04 PM
[spoiler]I assume that GD posts no longer count?[/spoiler]
[spoiler=Off Topic]I didn't really notice, my post count didn't go down, either.[/spoiler]
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: KZ on September 07, 2010, 02:45:39 PM
Good that thee haven't forgotten my humble persona!

On the off-topic: the new posts will no longer count, but, unfortunately, like in the games section, all posts made prior to the stop still count. Thus, if you want to see how useful someone was, just have a look at the stats on their profile and see how many posts they made in the games/general discussion and other sections.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: SmartyPants on September 22, 2010, 11:19:38 AM
As soon as I ask where KZ is, he will return.
Where is KZ now?
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: bugfartboy on September 22, 2010, 02:13:11 PM
Umm... He's not back yet.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: The Holy namelesskitty on September 25, 2010, 06:26:44 PM
... still not here...
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: bugfartboy on September 25, 2010, 06:35:05 PM
...when shall he return?
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: SmartyPants on October 04, 2010, 08:58:24 PM
RIP.  KZ will be missed.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: bugfartboy on October 05, 2010, 03:21:57 AM
*sniffle sniffle* It was a last attempt by the 1337 before they became Ertists. The crushed him under a giant marshmallow covered in peanut brittle spikes landing in the middle of a lake. I would bring him back but I'm a Cowmancer. Not a Necromancer.
Title: Re: What happened to KZ?
Post by: ArtDrake on October 05, 2010, 04:18:43 PM
Oh, please. I don't have nearly the sense of humour and irony to appreciate that, so I'm going to have to say that it's a mean thing to say. I hope you understand.