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November 6th, 2005, 06:20 PM
I tend to be somewhat singleminded on the site and click New Posts and work from there. Tonight I noticed Arcade and thought I would check it out. Alas, I was informed I did not have enough posts to access the area. How many posts do I need? - I have a couple thousand now and that is not enough. Or is this a new thing??


jesse's mommy
November 6th, 2005, 06:29 PM
I don't know. I have so many less posts than you and I tried to click on Tetris and gave me the same error. Maybe it's a game link for the administrators and they are the only ones who have access to it.

November 6th, 2005, 07:04 PM
The arcade is a new feature... why not play some games while talking pets :)

It will be up an accessible to all within a few days. We are still running a few tests.

Stay tuned!!!

jesse's mommy
November 6th, 2005, 07:05 PM
Ooooooooooo Tetris....

November 6th, 2005, 08:45 PM
AHHHH :eek: Like I need another source of distraction....:D

November 6th, 2005, 08:58 PM
Oooohhh....this could be dangerous. I just played Tetris and it was very hard to stop.

November 6th, 2005, 09:14 PM
a few more games were just added.


November 6th, 2005, 09:57 PM
And I beat the pants off of you Dave in Space Invaders.......:D :p

November 6th, 2005, 10:03 PM
I beat the pants off him in the car one.. Dave got beaten by a girl in car racing!:p

November 7th, 2005, 09:30 AM
Like this board is not addictive enough, and now their adding Tetris:eek: LOL:D

November 7th, 2005, 12:38 PM
LOL Does anybody know how to play that joust game? I have no idea... I'm just trying to stay off the ground...

November 7th, 2005, 01:57 PM
Thx Dave - I love tetris!! All I need now, something else to distract me from work, lol I discovered Tetris when my nephew (aged maybe 6 or so) arrived to spend the w/e with me with his Game Boy in Tow. Well, the day he left - taking the Game Boy with him - I went out and bought myself one. Mind you, I already owned whatever the going system of the day was (Atairi - did A have tetris, I can't recall, I know I loved Breakout, Pacman, Space Invaders and Missile Command in that order, lol) maybe or Nintendo. Now I have Pacman, Tetris, Mahh Jong and similar games, Bubblet and Freecell with dif varieties on my Pocket PC. I am a hopeless Freecell addict! (am up to 576 consecutively won games - my longest streal ever - on the laptop, lol - that is over a loooooong period of time granted). I used to have DX Ball (Breakout like game) on an older PC but never got around to installing that on any computer of late. Sadly, the inventor of that little program died of cancer, think it was cancer, he was either in his late teens or early 20's, just a kid! I used to be addicted to Jezzball but have not installed that either, lol There is a fellow has a web site for Jezz addict I think - can't recall.

Anyway - you can see I do NOT need an arcade but I would not stay away either, lol Looking forward to checking it out. :)

November 7th, 2005, 04:18 PM
Instructions,I need instructions!!! I was just watching the Tetris game,not knowing what I was supposed to 81 points anyway:D

November 7th, 2005, 05:31 PM

Use the arrow key to rotate the blocks. The point of the game is to get a row of solid blocks. When you get a row of solid blocks the row disappears. When you reach the top - GAME OVER. If you get five rows at one time it is called a tetris and you will gain extra points.

Hope the helps. Let me know if I missed any key points.

jesse's mommy
November 7th, 2005, 05:38 PM
This is pure evil, by the way how do you fly the chopper?

November 7th, 2005, 05:40 PM
Click the mouse or hold it down to make the chopper go up. When you release the mouse button the chopper starts going down. It tricky at first, but get the hang of it and it becomes pretty addictive.

November 7th, 2005, 06:20 PM
Arrggghhhh!! Every time I try to play tetris, someone calls or YY thinks she is more important or Chelsea puts his paw on the colours - and I end up with an unfinished game, ugh! But I like the idea- thanks guys!

November 7th, 2005, 06:44 PM
Click the mouse or hold it down to make the chopper go up. When you release the mouse button the chopper starts going down. It tricky at first, but get the hang of it and it becomes pretty addictive.
Oh, ya. It's addictive. After a while those pillar things start to rotate...

November 7th, 2005, 08:06 PM
pillar things?

November 7th, 2005, 08:40 PM
In the helicopter game... You know those things you're trying not to hit?

November 7th, 2005, 09:49 PM
I totally suck at the arcade games, lol but am having a blast trying anyways! :thumbs up

November 7th, 2005, 10:08 PM
I was good at it and had all top scores till everybody else started playing...:rolleyes:

November 7th, 2005, 11:46 PM
There is something wrong with all the games I keep losing. :evil:

November 8th, 2005, 12:33 AM
HOW do you hit fritter or whatever his name is?? HOW??

November 8th, 2005, 06:57 AM
lol Prin, I asked Dave that too and he said use your cursor, we'll I've tried every darn way and all I can do is follow the dude with the hammer but not get it to move to whack like it would in Whack a Mole!:confused:

November 9th, 2005, 02:37 AM
I get it now. You have to hit him with the arrow, not the hammer. The hammer is there to distract you.

BTW I love that snake game.:)

November 9th, 2005, 02:48 AM
My competitive side is just killing me that I can't play! It's so unfair <insert tantrum here>

jesse's mommy
November 9th, 2005, 09:16 PM
By the way, what is a fritter anyway (or whatever his name is)?

Also, I've noticed new games popping up here and there. How about Dig Dug? Anyone remember that oldie, but goodie? I used to love that game! That and, ready for this one, Circus? And Pitfall? And you can't forgert Frogger or Qbert, oh no! Overload, overload....

November 9th, 2005, 10:57 PM
Ah, and Donkey Kong. Always a classic. I can't believe the days I wasted on Atari, then think, in the future I would spend time so much more productively, pecking away on the internet instead.

November 9th, 2005, 11:59 PM
I LOVE Frogger and Breakout of course!! You can dl Frogger now. And I have it somewhere, just not installed.

November 10th, 2005, 12:05 AM
My competitive side is just killing me that I can't play! It's so unfair <insert tantrum here>
Oh, you should see it. We go in there and have a BALL and we all laugh and compete and did I mention laugh? It's a great time. Ahh, wish you could be there. :D I'm kidding. It's really boring and nobody is having any fun at all.;)

November 10th, 2005, 01:16 AM
Why can't you play Shannon? I don;t understand????? (Did I mention I am soooo addicted!!!!)