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Extension for Power Outage [Jul. 31st, 2007|11:39 am]
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LiveJournal was unavailable between approximately 2pm and 9pm PDT on Tuesday, July 24, 2007. We want to apologize for any inconvenience or frustration this caused. Please visit the news post for full details.

The outage was beyond our control. However, we value the support of our Paid members and want to compensate you for the window of time where the site was not accessible. Anyone who was an active Paid member as of any time Tuesday, July 24, 2007 is eligible for a 3 day extension of Paid time. You can claim this extension anytime from now until 12:01 GMT on August 6th.

The extension isn't automatic so that people who weren't affected can have the option to choose whether or not they want an extension. You can choose to claim your extension by going to this page: http://www.livejournal.com/pay/claim.bml
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[User Picture]From: alibee
2007-07-31 09:09 pm (UTC)
LAME.
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[User Picture]From: schnee
2007-07-31 09:15 pm (UTC)
Well, yeah, I agree it's not the greatest idea, but it's the only thing that really seems to make any sense... suggestions like "an extra usericon" are pretty stupid when we already have more than a hundred (and if you do use that much, one more won't really make a difference), anyway.

Of course, if you have better ideas, do post them. :)
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[User Picture]From: alibee
2007-07-31 09:18 pm (UTC)
I don't need to have ideas! I have a permanent account and get a lot of awesome perks for having it! I've had one since 2003 and not ONCE have I had the sense of entitlement that I see bandied across these boards. It drives me bonkers.

Permanent accounts are not like paid accounts. People need to get that through their heads.

Also, wolves are cute.
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[User Picture]From: schnee
2007-07-31 09:25 pm (UTC)
Of course permanent accounts are not like paid accounts. Whoever claimed otherwise? c.c

But yes, they are!
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[User Picture]From: alibee
2007-07-31 09:28 pm (UTC)
Um, other people did? :P

I wonder what would happen if you tried to pet a wolf.

(Okay, I don't really wonder.)
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[User Picture]From: schnee
2007-07-31 09:33 pm (UTC)
That very much depends.

If it's a socialised wolf (like the "ambassador" wolves that some (many?) wolf conservation facilities have), (s)he probably wouldn't mind, although you should always check with the handler in that case.

If it's a non-socialised wolf (no matter whether in a facility or in the wild), you probably wouldn't even get a chance to touch him/her. Unless you tried to corner them, and that probably wouldn't go over too well (but then, I doubt you'd try that).

Of course, that's just non-anthropomorphic wolves. ^^ Anthropomorphic ones are a different matter entirely.
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[User Picture]From: alibee
2007-07-31 09:39 pm (UTC)
:D

I'm an animal fan (the non-anthropomorphic kind, although I have nothing against the anthropomorphic kind) and even though I have two dogs of my own, I'm always very careful about asking handlers if I can pet their dog/cat/rabbit. It's just good manners. :)
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[User Picture]From: schnee
2007-07-31 09:45 pm (UTC)
Yup... always a good idea to do so. :)
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[User Picture]From: qfemale
2007-07-31 09:26 pm (UTC)
>>suggestions like "an extra usericon" are pretty stupid when we already have more than a hundred (and if you do use that much, one more won't really make a difference), anyway.

-1

I really do like my icons!
I also really like the vgift idea.
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[User Picture]From: schnee
2007-07-31 09:28 pm (UTC)
There's nothing wrong with having many icons - that's not what I meant. ^^ I just meant that an extra one is not going to make a difference; if you're already at the limit, you'll just upload another one and still be at the limit, wanting to upload even more, and if you're not... well, then you don't need another one. :)
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[User Picture]From: qfemale
2007-07-31 09:33 pm (UTC)
Sorry, I just disagree.
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[User Picture]From: schnee
2007-07-31 09:36 pm (UTC)
Don't be sorry! That's perfectly fine and natural. :)
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[User Picture]From: qfemale
2007-07-31 09:38 pm (UTC)
:-)
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