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here is a copy of what is, in stouthbound's words, "the most messed up zombie concert" in history

time
It is 4pm on Zoardryn the 25th, the month of the Deities' Wrath,
in the year 2392.

TFC started up at Tue Jan 25 16:33:08 2000
The system time is Wed Jan 26 22:24:37 2000

Okk says, 'Stouthbound, word cannot describe the way I feel about this presentation'.

Stouthbound grins evilly at Okk.

Stouthbound says (in elven), 'I can tell by that sickly green color of your face how you feel'.

Stouthbound hugs Okk.

Okk says, 'However, I believe there is a way to communicate it...'.

Okk says, 'AAAAARRRRRRRRRRRHGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!'.

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The Storytelling Amphitheater
[Exits: west]
You are in a small amphitheater. Several rows of curved marble benches
curl comfortably around a raised dais. The high ceiling and polished
stone walls are shaped to reflect the voice of the speaker at the dais,
letting them be heard throughout the room. An open archway to the west
leads out into a small courtyard.
Lorna is flying here.
An elderly gentleman waits here patiently.
Finstis is here.
Kerouac is resting here.
Tripper is here.
Okk is here.
Tokugawa is here.
Korran is here.
(Charmed) The rotting, animated corpse of a female elf drools on you.
(Charmed) The rotting, animated corpse of an elven child drools on you.
(Charmed) The rotting, animated corpse of an elven citizen drools on you.
Stouthbound is here.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'Is this the entire audience?'.

Stouthbound snickers with Okk about their shared secret.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'well, are we ready now?'.

Lorna says, 'Logging this.'.

Finstis looks at the zombie.

Stouthbound smiles happily.

The zombie smiles happily.
The zombie smiles happily.
The zombie smiles happily.

The zombie says (in elven), 'You left your red dress...some purple shoes...that silver comb that you never used...'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'Ready folks?'.

Tokugawa nods.

The zombie says (in elven), 'A yellow robbon from your hair, baby your still everywhere...'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'First, some juggling!'.

The zombie juggles a chocolate bunny.
The zombie juggles a chocolate bunny.
The zombie juggles a chocolate bunny.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'and now, no more juggling'.

Kerouac grins wickedly.

Okk comforts Stouthbound.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'Key of C boys, hit it'.
Stouthbound says (in common), 'Leaping from tree to tree!'.
Stouthbound says (in common), 'As they flow down the mighty rivers of British Columbia!'.
Stouthbound says (in common), 'With my best girl by my side!'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'The Larch!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'The Larch!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'The Larch!'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'The Pine!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'The Pine!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'The Pine!'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'The Giant Redwood Tree!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'The Giant Redwood Tree!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'The Giant Redwood Tree!'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'Oh, I'm a lumberjack, and I'm okay,'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'I sleep all night and I work all day.'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'He's a lumberjack, and he's okay,'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'He's a lumberjack, and he's okay,'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'He's a lumberjack, and he's okay,'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'He sleeps all night and he works all day.'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'He sleeps all night and he works all day.'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'He sleeps all night and he works all day.'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, honey,'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'don't you know that I love you?;say In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, baby,;#wait 500;order all say don't you know that I'll always be true?;#wait 500;say Oh,'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'don't you know that I love you?;say In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, baby,;#wait 500;order all say don't you know that I'll always be true?;#wait 500;say Oh,'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'don't you know that I love you?;say In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, baby,;#wait 500;order all say don't you know that I'll always be true?;#wait 500;say Oh,'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'Oh, won't you come with me and'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'oh god no'.

Stouthbound groans loudly.

Lorna throws back her head and cackles with insane glee!

Stouthbound grins evilly.

Kerouac comforts Stouthbound.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'When you feel safe'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'When you feel warm'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'When you feel warm'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'When you feel warm'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'That's when I rise;#wait 500;order all say Gliding on mist;#wait 1000;say Hardly a sound;#wait 500;order all say Bring the kiss;#wait 500;say That's when '.

The zombie says (in elven), 'Evils abou'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'Evils abou'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'Evils abou'.

Stouthbound grumbles.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'freakin zmud'.

Tokugawa snickers softly.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'DING DING DING goes the Trolley!'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'CLANG CLANG CLANG goes the bell!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'CLANG CLANG CLANG goes the bell!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'CLANG CLANG CLANG goes the bell!'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'heh, that one worked at least'.

Lorna frowns.

Lorna says, 'got it backworks.'.

Lorna says, 'Trolley clangs, bell dings.'.

If someone is logging this, get it to Cordir.

Stouthbound groans loudly.

Now, this is history :)

Stouthbound says (in common), 'heh, please dont release this to the public hehe'.

Finstis leaves west.

Korran leaves west.

Kerouac says (in common), 'heheh'.

Tokugawa says, 'oops, too late'.

Tokugawa whistles a little tune to himself.

Lorna says, 'Do you want to try to make it work RIGHT and try again?'.

Okk says, 'Oh Stouthbound, we won't'.

Stouthbound nods in recognition to Lorna.

Okk grins to himself. What IS he thinking about...?! Tokugawa winks at Okk.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'Give me a moment please'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'uh...intermission'.

Lorna nods.

Okk says, 'Tokugawa shall dance for us!'.

Kerouac stumbles around looking for concession stand.

Kerouac says (in common), 'yay toku!'.

The weapons vendor arrives from a puff of smoke.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'Ok, this'll work, but be slower, because I"ll actually type it this time :|'.

Lorna says, 'woops.'.

Tokugawa coughs.

Lorna says, 'wrong vendor.'.

The weapons vendor disappears in a mushroom cloud.

Okk juggles the Blood of Life.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'alright, are we ready to try this again?'.

Kerouac nods.
Kerouac nods.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'Leaping from tree to tree!'.
Stouthbound says (in common), 'As they float down the mighty rivers of British Columbia!'.
Stouthbound says (in common), 'With my best girl by my side'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'The Larch!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'The Larch!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'The Larch!'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'The Pine!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'The Pine!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'The Pine!'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'The Giant Redwood Tree!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'The Giant Redwood Tree!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'The Giant Redwood Tree!'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'The Sequoia!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'The Sequoia!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'The Sequoia!'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'The LIttle Whopping Rule Tree!'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'We'd Sing! Sing!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'We'd Sing! Sing!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'We'd Sing! Sing!'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'SIIIIIIIING!'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'Oh, I'm a lumberjack and I'm okay,'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'I sleep all night and I work all day.'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'He's a lumberjack and he's okay,'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'He's a lumberjack and he's okay,'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'He's a lumberjack and he's okay,'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'he sleeps all night and he works all day!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'he sleeps all night and he works all day!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'he sleeps all night and he works all day!'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida honey,'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'Don't you know that I love you?'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'Don't you know that I love you?'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'Don't you know that I love you?'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida baby,'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'Don't you know that I'll always be true?'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'Don't you know that I'll always be true?'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'Don't you know that I'll always be true?'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'Oh, wont you come with me and take my hand?'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'Oh, wont you come with me and walk this land??'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'Oh, wont you come with me and walk this land??'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'Oh, wont you come with me and walk this land??'.

The zombie juggles a chocolate bunny.
The zombie juggles a chocolate bunny.
The zombie juggles a chocolate bunny.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'When you feel safe'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'When you feel waaaaarm'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'When you feel waaaaarm'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'When you feel waaaaarm'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'Thats when I rise'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'Gliding on mist'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'Gliding on mist'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'Gliding on mist'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'Hardly a sound'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'Bring the Kiss'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'Bring the Kiss'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'Bring the Kiss'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'Thats when I crawl'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'Evils abound!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'Evils abound!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'Evils abound!'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'OHH, I"m a lumberjack and I'm okay'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'I sleep all night and I work all day!'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'He's a lumberjack and he's okay,'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'He's a lumberjack and he's okay,'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'He's a lumberjack and he's okay,'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'He sleeps all night and he works all day!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'He sleeps all night and he works all day!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'He sleeps all night and he works all day!'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'Oh wont you come with me and take my hand?'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'Oh wont you come with me and walk this land?'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'Oh wont you come with me and walk this land?'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'Oh wont you come with me and walk this land?'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'CLANG CLANG CLANG goes the trolley!'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'DING DING DING goes the bell!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'DING DING DING goes the bell!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'DING DING DING goes the bell!'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'I dont know the rest of the words!'.

Kerouac laughs.

The zombie says (in elven), 'And you blew your first chance all to hell!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'And you blew your first chance all to hell!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'And you blew your first chance all to hell!'.

Lorna laughs.
Stouthbound bows deeply.

The zombie bows deeply.
The zombie bows deeply.
The zombie bows deeply.

Okk comforts Stouthbound.

Kerouac claps at Stouthbound's performance.

Kerouac wipes a tear from his eye.

Tripper shows his approval by clapping his hands together.

Kerouac says (in common), 'beautiful man'.

Lorna says, 'Technically, you failed to deliver on the bid.'.

Tripper shows his approval by clapping his hands together.

Kerouac pats Stouthbound on his back.

Stouthbound raises an eyebrow.

Okk claps at Stouthbound's performance.

Lorna says, 'It was supposed to be those songs, AND one of your choosing.'.

Stouthbound scratches his head.

The zombie says (in elven), 'WE're MEN'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'WE're MEN'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'WE're MEN'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'manly men!'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'We're men in tights!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'We're men in tights!'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'We're men in tights!'.

Kerouac throws back his head and cackles with insane glee!

Stouthbound says (in common), 'We roam around the forest looking for fights!'.

Tokugawa throws back his head and cackles with insane glee!

Lorna nods.

The zombie says (in elven), '*swats at the air*'.
The zombie says (in elven), '*swats at the air*'.
The zombie says (in elven), '*swats at the air*'.

Lorna says, 'ok.'.

Stouthbound grins evilly.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'not gonna let me finish that one? :}'.

Lorna says, 'that'll do.'.

Stouthbound grins evilly.

Lorna says, 'Ok, what do you propose for your prize?'.

Stouthbound scratches his head.

Okk says, 'Rift!'.

Stouthbound smirks.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'I propose...2 ac points to the slot of my choice? (not on body)'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'Yeah, c'mon, give the guy some AC'.

Stouthbound slaps the zombie across the face, leaving a red handprint.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'quiet you'.

The zombie nods in recognition to Stouthbound.

The zombie suddenly realizes her mistake and slaps herself.
The zombie slaps the zombie across the face, leaving a red handprint.
The zombie slaps the zombie across the face, leaving a red handprint.

Kerouac says (in common), 'what abuse'.

Kerouac sighs loudly.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'heh, you aint seen nothin yet'.

Stouthbound slaps the zombie across the face, leaving a red handprint.

Kerouac says (in common), 'eek'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'Wise guy eh?'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'Though you'd think his skull would be enough ac for a hundred warriors'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'nyuk nyuk nyuk'.

Kerouac laughs.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'woo woo woo'.

Lorna looks at Stouthbound.

Stouthbound pokes the zombie in the eyes.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'yeeeeeiay'.

The zombie injures herself.

The zombie mauls herself.

Stouthbound sighs loudly.

Kerouac checks on the zombie's health.
Stouthbound says (in common), 'lets have a moment of silence for my sorry, sorry zombies'.

The zombie scratches her head.
The zombie scratches his head.
The zombie scratches his head.

Lorna looks at Stouthbound.

Lorna nods.

Kerouac looks at Stouthbound.

Lorna says, 'Heads or tails, call it Stouth'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'Heads'.

An elderly gentleman flips a coin, catches it, and looks at it.
An elderly gentleman says (in common), 'It's tails'.

Stouthbound frowns.

Lorna says, 'Doh!'.

Tokugawa chuckles, evidently amused.

Okk says, 'Rift!'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'Eh well, at least I'll go down in history as the most messed up zombie concert'.

Tokugawa comforts Stouthbound.

Lorna says, 'those are the breaks.'.

Stouthbound nods.

Lorna says, 'oddly enough . . .'.

Lorna says, 'it's an even 2/2 for these Chance auctions.'.

Stouthbound grins evilly.

Stouthbound says (in common), '*deletes his messed up aliases*'.

Lorna says, 'I have to say.'.

Lorna says, 'it was darned bloody funny.'.

Stouthbound snickers softly.

Tokugawa nods.
Tokugawa nods.

Kerouac nods.

Tokugawa says, 'was really funny'.

Kerouac grins wickedly.

Tokugawa claps at Stouthbound's performance.

Stouthbound bows deeply.

Lorna says, 'better than your bit for pez.'.

Stouthbound smiles happily.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'you think?'.

Lorna nods.
Stouthbound scratches his head.

Okk says, 'Nevyn is writhing in envy...'.

Lorna says, 'medleys.'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'heh speaking of that, I never got my prize :|'.

Tokugawa chuckles, evidently amused.

Lorna says, 'from Pez?'.

Stouthbound nods.

Lorna looks at an elderly gentleman.
An elderly gentleman disappears in a mushroom cloud.

Lorna grins happily.

Stouthbound smiles happily.

The zombie says (in elven), 'OK, now what?'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'OK, now what?'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'OK, now what?'.

The zombie juggles a chocolate bunny.
The zombie juggles a chocolate bunny.
The zombie juggles a chocolate bunny.

Kerouac looks at the zombie.

Kerouac says (in common), '"animated for some unknown, evil purpose"'.

Kerouac nods.

Stouthbound grins evilly.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'like singing'.

Okk says, 'Singing'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'how eeeeeevil'.

Kerouac shudders from the sheer thought of it.

Okk says, 'The most evil purpose'.

The zombie reports: 10/10 hp 0/0 mana 100/100 mv 0 xp.
The zombie reports: 9/9 hp 0/0 mana 100/100 mv 0 xp.
The zombie reports: 8/8 hp 0/0 mana 100/100 mv 0 xp.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'they're HUGE i tell ya'.

Okk says, 'If Stouthbound is going to let his lovely rift go to waste, can I have it?'.

Kerouac throws back his head and cackles with insane glee!

Stouthbound tiptoes out of the room.

The beastly fido arrives from a puff of smoke.

Lorna makes a complicated-looking gesture.
The beastly fido's eyes reflect horror as he tries unsuccessfully to scream.
The beastly fido collapses to the ground dead, his lifeless eyes frozen forever open.
You hear the beastly fido's death cry.

Lorna utters the words, 'animate dead'.
Lorna calls down evil spirits to inhabit the corpse.

Stouthbound grins evilly.

Kerouac looks at the zombie.

Okk says, 'So dogs do have a purpose'.

Kerouac pats the zombie on his back.

Stouthbound grins evilly at Okk.

The zombie reports: 970/970 hp 0/0 mana 100/100 mv 0 xp.

Tripper looks at the zombie.

Kerouac rolls his eyes.

Stouthbound rolls his eyes.

Kerouac grins wickedly at Okk.

Tokugawa chuckles, evidently amused.

Okk says, 'Praise Lord Nash'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'A blue zombie eh...'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'A blue zombie eh...'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'A blue zombie eh...'.

Lorna says, 'get 'im, fido!'.

The zombie says (in elven), 'eep'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'eep'.
The zombie says (in elven), 'eep'.

The zombie looks confused.

The zombie drools on himself.

The zombie looks confused.
The zombie looks confused.
The zombie looks confused.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'heh, this would be so much cooler if they could emote'.

Lorna says, 'useless, brainless undead mutt.'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'I remember when they could use public channels...now that was some fun stuff'.

Kerouac pats the zombie on his back.

Lorna nods.

Lorna says, 'they used to be able to emote in 2.x I think.'.

Lorna says, 'That's getting a long way back to think to.'.

Stouthbound says (in common), 'They could emote before they changed the command code'.

Lorna says, 'zombies were real zombies then.'.

Stouthbound grins evilly.

Lorna makes a complicated-looking gesture.
Lorna makes a complicated-looking gesture.
The zombie's eyes reflect horror as he tries unsuccessfully to scream.
The zombie collapses to the ground dead, his lifeless eyes frozen forever open.
You hear the zombie's death cry.
As the zombie disintegrates, 264 gold coins hits the ground.
A handful of gold coins falls to the ground.

Stouthbound gets 264 gold coins.
Stouthbound gives Lorna some gold.
Stouthbound says (in common), 'just catching it for you :}'.

Lorna says, 'heh.'.

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