This is a transcript of the EMuck First Anniversary Balldrop, which counted down the last minutes until EMuck officially turned 1 year old at midnight U.S. CDT, 14 April 1997. Special thanks to Mozenrath, who took the transcript (this is from his point of view, i.e., "You" here = Mozenrath).
ANNOUNCE> (Belle) ATTENTION: The EMuck ball drop for our 1st anniversary will begin shortly in Arbordale Center! << Arbordale Center(#237RJL) Belle oohs as the rest of the dropping ball lights up! Belle applauds! Clopin steps out of Mickey's Diner, burps, and walks up to you! Lumiere steps out of Mickey's Diner, burps, and walks up to you! Max comes out of the Arbordale Auditorium to join you. Brandi steps out of Mickey's Diner, burps, and walks up to you! Glen smiles and hugs Belle on this momentous occassion. Belle asks, "can someone log this, please?" Glen is logging... Belle looks up at the glowing ball of light dropping from the sky! Nosedive comes out of the Arbordale Auditorium to join you. Shadow steps out of Mickey's Diner, burps, and walks up to you! Punkgoof comes out of the Arbordale Auditorium to join you. Powerline has arrived. Dadaleous joins you from the Arbordale EMTrak (tm) Station. Stacey steps out of Mickey's Diner, burps, and walks up to you! Belle says, "thanks." Dopey steps out of Mickey's Diner, burps, and walks up to you! Glen gets the bottles of champagne ready. Belle says, "364 days, 23 hours, 59 minutes...." Rufus comes out of the Arbordale Auditorium to join you. Gusto steps out of Mickey's Diner, burps, and walks up to you! Shadow asks, " Belle, where's Mickey?" You crane your neck up in the air..... Dadaleous hugz Stace, Brandi, and wavies @ th' rest. Stacey grins Punkgoof asks, "when does the 10 sec countdown start?" Stacey hugs back Truckie steps out of Mickey's Diner, burps, and walks up to you! Enigma steps out of Mickey's Diner, burps, and walks up to you! Glen hugs everyone... A brilliant ball of light begins a slow descent from the midnight black sky towards you.... Powerline giggles gleefully... Meiglan joins you from the Arbordale EMTrak (tm) Station. Dadaleous readies his Super Popper (Cannon Model) Dadaleous hugz Meig. As it gets closer, you make out more details on it.... Pol steps out of Mickey's Diner, burps, and walks up to you! Dadaleous wavies @ PL. Punkgoof hugs all Max grins. Powerline waves to all :) It looks not unlike one of the balls dropped on Times Square in New York to usher in the New Year.... But it is not. Rufus exclaims, "It's just like Dick Clark!" Rufus looks closer. As it drops to 10 meters, you note that the only unlit part is.... Dadaleous says, "It's a ball.. it's a sphere.." Dadaleous says, ".. it's UnderDog!" Clopin looks up at the glowing ball of light dropping from the sky! A black "EMuck" across the numeral "1" on both sides of the ball. Shadow says, "Dick Clarks Rockin' Emuck Anniversary Eve." Punkgoof says ooh Glen gets out the noisemakers. [ several others look up at the ball--everyone in fact] Suddenly, the lights on the ball glow brighter and brighter.... Punkgoof says ahh Stacey ooos and ahhhs Glen oohs... And brilliant streaks of light in all colors of the rainbow shoot off from the ball! They race high into the sky.... Enigma grins Powerline exclaims, "YESSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1" And explode as fireworks in the air! Suddenly, the word "EMuck" and the number "1" glows brillant white! Glen screams and applauds... Max says, "We need a quick @mdesc. ;o)" Max exclaims, "The ball is broken!" Dadaleous sets off his nosie-maker cannon, sending a thundering 'boom' throught the night sky... Belle looks at the glowing ball of light hovering above the Dedication Statue above Arbordale Center! [ Everyone looks at the ball again ] Rufus sips his champagne. Glen pops open the champagne. Players: Belle, Brandi, Clopin, Dadaleous, Dopey, Enigma, Gusto, Lumiere, Max, Michael, Nosedive, Powerline, Punkgoof, Rufus, Shadow, Stacey, Tracey, Truckie Shadow guzzels champagne. ANNOUNCE> (Belle) 1 year, 2 minutes, 18 seconds! HAPPY BIRTHDAY EMUCK!!!!!! Punkgoof says its the end of the world :) Clopin dances around the room throwing confetti every where singing "TopsyTurvy!!!" (oops wrong celebration) Oh who cares, "Topsy Turvy!!!" Glen blows a noisemaker Stacey hugs Maxie! Dadaleous exclaims, "Woo-Hoo!!!" Fireworks shoot across the sky! Lumiere starts huggling random people.... Shadow exclaims, "Hoooooray!" Max exclaims, "Ack!" Punkgoof drinks his champange Gusto bouncies Rufus exclaims, "Happy birthday EVERYBODY!" Stacey hugs Glen! Brandi huggles everyone!!! Stacey hugs Gusto! Glen cheers and hugs everyone!!! Dadaleous runs around to all the girls and gives 'em TIIIIGHT huggles, and gives all the guys a high-5. Clopin throws confetti all over! Shadow kisses everyone on the lips. Rufus purrs. Gusto huggles Stacey! Belle puts her finger to her lips and whistles. After a minute, her beloved Plush Beast comes back to her! Belle hugs all! Stacey hugs oh just everyone! ^_^ Dadaleous eek's! Dopey dances around like only dopey could Brandi exclaims, "yay!!!" Lumiere surprises everyone by shooting huge flames from his main candle. Belle sings, "Happy Birthday to you...." Belle sings, "Happy Birthday to you...." Glen joins in with Belle, singing. Stacey eerps at Shadow ;P Rufus wanders through the crowd rubbing against everybody's legs. Belle sings, "Happy Birthday to EMuck!" Punkgoof blows up Belle sings, "Happy Birthday to you!" Clopin says, "Topsy Turvy...uh happy Birthday!" Powerline skritches Roofus behind his ears Glen starts singing 'Auld Lang Syne...' Gusto cranks up the volume on his stereo and blasts the Main Street Electrical Parade music. Enigma exclaims, "Happy B-Day EMuck!" Roofus perrs. Plush Beast looks about hoping to get a First Anniversary Commemorative Scooby Snack! Glen blows his party favor.... Belle sings, "Should old acquaintance be forgot..." Rufus tosses Plush Beast a handful of Scooby Snacks. Stacey hands PB some FACSS! Glen hoists Belle up on his shoulders... Punkgoof shots his party poppers Belle's mind goes blank all of a sudden. Shadow says, ":) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)" Dadaleous puts his arm around the empty space that Zarra should be in. Michael puts his arm around Meiglan and gives her a gentle kiss Truckie thinks Dadaleous needs therapy Belle quickly considers putting on "When Harry Met Sally" on the LD to get the rest of the lyrics. Punkgoof spews Michael exclaims, "HAPPY BIRTHDAY EMUCK!" Rufus sheds one tiny tear that Mickey is missing all this. Stacey huggles PB tight and give him a big kiss! Gusto strings some Christmas lights around himself, plugs them in, and dances to the MSEP Dadaleous grinz at Truckie, and gives the invisible girl a DEEEEEEP kiss. Clopin pose sings, "And never brought to mind...Topsy Turvy..."hehehehe Shadow says, "Where's Mickey :( " You say, "let's hear it for those who have made this possible...every single one of ya's...." Truckie KNOWS dadaleous needs therapy now! Rufus says, "Hip, Hip..." Shadow exclaims, "I'll drink to that!" Max exclaims, "Three cheers to all!" Belle exclaims, "yes! Thanks to all EMuckers, everywhere!" Powerline puts a lampshade on his head and dances like a madman.. Dadaleous exclaims, "HOORAY!" Clopin poses and poses again... hehehehe ;-) Dopey exclaims, "Hurray!" Brandi exclaims, "Hooray!!!" Belle exclaims, "HIP HIP HORRAY!" Belle exclaims, "HIP HIP HORRAY!" Belle exclaims, "HIP HIP HORRAY!" You exclaim, "HIP HIP HORRAY!" Plush Beast eep eep eep eeps three plush times! Max says, "And yes, another year with you all. ;o)" Stacey grins Punkgoof gets drunk and spews in the fountain Dadaleous raises his hands.. "May I make a quick speech?" Max exclaims, "MORE FUN!" Glen calls EMuck sanitation on his cel phone. Rufus says, "This is no time to threaten people, Max." Belle says, "of course, Dadaleous." Dadaleous says, "Ok.." Lumiere starts decorating things like a big cake. Stacey puts her arm around Max and noogies him ;P Brandi exclaims, "happy birthday Emuck!!!" Max grins. Punkgoof exclaims, "Hooray!!!!" Shadow downs 8 more glasses of champagne. Gusto restrains Lumiere. Belle says, "Shadow, go easy. Aren't you the designated driver for tonight? :)" You say, "no, Shadow's more of the designated drunk..." Rufus laps gracefully at his champagne. Brandi has to go...see you all later!!! Shadow says, "Somebody's a desingatal diver." Clopin guzzles some Champagne...woo hoo! Punkgoof falls flat on the floor Rufus says, "I thought the designated driver was MSCDEX.DRV!" Belle says, "I don't think so, Glen. We got too many volunteers for that job:)" Stacey gets drunk of Rum Cake, remember, Max? So don't give her anything ;) Brandi exclaims, "bye!" Belle exclaims, "bye Brandi!" Dadaleous says, "I would like to thank all of you... the past year of mine in RL has been very stressful, with the attack from the wizards on me from TinyTIM, and many other things... but if it wasn't for Emuck and all my friends here, I have to admit I would have been 5 feet under the ground.." Shadow says, "I'm to drive to drunk :$" Stacey huggles Dada! Dadaleous huggles Stacey. Tracey huggles Dadaleous Dadaleous huggles Tracey. Truckie has left. Punkgoof is unconsious Brandi has left. Shadow goes around kissing everyone indiscriminantly again. Belle says, "you're still making coherent sentences, Shadow. You KNOW thatnone of us ever do that when sober so you must be drunk!" Stacey gives Dada a friendly peck on da cheek, "That's so sweet.. we feel the same way =)" Glen speeches, "well, last year was my first foray into the world of mucking...I've met a lot of wonderful people here, had the opportunity to express my creativity through my building...umm...I just wish certain friends could be here tonight to share this moment...." he wipes a tear from his eye. Clopin watches all the happy celebration... :-) Punkgoof wakes up in a pool of vomit Belle gives Glen a hug. Stacey hugs Glen!! Max says, "Ahem, my turn. ;o)" Nosedive has left. Rufus purrs quietly to himself as he finishes his champagne, lapping out every last yummy drop. Glen raises his glass high "TO EMUCK!" Belle says, "well, there's a reason why the actual ceremony's tomorrow night and not right now :)" Enigma frowns, "We are missing a few people tonight, aren't we?" Dadaleous says, "I would especially like to thank Stacey, Zarra, Meiglan, Timon, Truckie, Gusto, Brandi, and Sherry for releaving the excess pressure from my life." Punkgoof says TO EMUCK Shadow says, "Thanks fer zuh mimorees guuys." Enigma raises his glass with Glen, "TO EMUCK!" Dadaleous smiles at Stacey, and gives her a friendly peck, too. Belle exclaims, "TO EMUCK!" Dadaleous rasies his glass of Champagine. Gusto awws and blushes. Shadow kisses more people indiscrminantly. Glen chokes back tears...he's getting verklempht! Gusto raises a glass of fermented Gummiberry juice Powerline says, "To EMUCK, my first and favorite on-line communication forum, and to all those who made it possible, and who made it worthwhile :)" Punkgoof falls on the floor again Dadaleous grinz @ Glen. Punkgoof has left. Dadaleous raises his glass to Powerline.. Shadow "walks" around, leaning on everyone and kissing them. Stacey says, "Okay.. my turn.. I want to thank everyone because thanks to everyone we have EMuck.. I wanna thank Belle for putting up with Suck Up Stacey ;P And PB for being the cutest plushie and Max for being the best darned deranged brother she could ever ask for to rule the Muck(*coughworldcough*) with! And gah it goes on.. You know who you are!" Plush Beast raises his plush paws up and down, hoping to say something on his own. Belle smiles. Stacey holds PB up so he can speak. Dadaleous says, "I do admit.. I got to a nasty start here with.. well.. *looksover at Belle and smiles* But I'm glad we worked through that, and are now all friends." Glen draws his glass around, taking in all the love. He sips. Shadow downs some more champagne. You exclaim, "and here's to Belle, the nicest admin a muck could ever ask for!" Punkgoof joins you from the Arbordale EMTrak (tm) Station. Stacey will be sending letters ;P Shadow exclaims, "I love you ALL!" Gusto looks over at Dadaleous. "Let me know if I can be of any assistance inthe future." Gusto grins Plush Beast coos a plush coo and eeps a long plush speech as he wiggles in Stacey's arms. Unfortunately, nobody can understand him. Powerline agrees with Gusto and toasts accordingly You say, "and here's to lar3ry, the best gosh darn MUF guy there is...." Lumiere sloshes from side to side. Punkgoof spews on all Stacey raises her Pepsi and nods ;) Rufus decides to make a quiet retreat to his bed for a nice long nap so he will be ready for *tomorrow's* celebration. Rufus says, "Thank you all, and goodnight." Max asks, "If it wasn't for the mere fact of making EMuckers smile, well, what would life be? ;o) You've all been my dearest friends, the best people to kid around with or there when I need more comfort than a laugh can give. I've met a lot of wonderful people and they just keep showing up more and more each day, which just gives me more hope for life and the world." Stacey huggles PB, thinking she knows just what the cute plushie meant. Gusto pitches Lumiere into a nearby lake to sober him up a bit. "Heh. o/~...You'll be my candle on the water... o/~" Rufus hops to the floor and walks off toward home, his tail waving proudly. Rufus has left. Clopin exclaims, "Gnight Rufus!" Dadaleous grinz at Gusto.. "And I to you... infact... I to everyone. I am always open for anyone and everyone.. if you ever need help.. in RL.. here.. programming wise... mentally.. anything.. I am always here.. for everyone.. even my enemies." Belle hmms. Someone's going to have to buy a Plush-to-English translater for Plush Beast next time. Shadow puts his arm around Lumiere and kisses his hand, nearly burning his mouth. Max says, "There, I'm speecherized." You say, "we may have our differences, but we are all bound by the common language of love." Punkgoof is taken to the hospital Belle says, "and Plush." Stacey hugs Maxie in the hugest hug you could imagine ^_^ "Wuv ya, bruh bruh!!" Gusto says, "But I don't speak french..?" Belle says, "and kicking r.Daneel. :)" Gusto grins. Dadaleous grinz. Max says, "Speaking of the bot..." r.Daneel comes in from Mad Programmer's Laboratory. r.Daneel says, "I was called here by Max." Belle says, "come on, folks, admit it. There isn't a player among us who hasn't kicked the bot." r.Daneel says, "You'll have to tell me where you are, Belle. You can tell me to 'go <direction>' or 'go to <destination>'." Tracey says, "I haven't" Dadaleous looks over at Max... "Oh... you're evil.. ;)" [ Several people (almost everyone) kick, slap, bap, reprogram, and just all out abuse r.daneel ] Enigma exclaims, "Make it go away!" Max laughs!! Lumiere says, swaying, "I would like to thank the academy,,,,,," Max exclaims, "KICK THE BOT!" Glen laughs! Punkgoof walks to Mad Programmer's Laboratory. Gusto LOL! Dadaleous inplants a virus into R.Daneel. Belle waits for the bot to dump core. :) Dadaleous grinz. Lumiere looks in shock at the robot violence! Dopey says, "ahh.. the infamous core dump :)" Gusto grins. Clopin cries, Bot abuse, bot abuse.... Stacey ums... Lumiere calls the SPCR Belle says, "only on EMuck can a beautiful ceremony be reduced to robot abuse. :)" Enigma asks, "Riot anyone? :)" Belle says, "folks, I'm going to save my speech for tomorrow night." Dadaleous asks, "How long should it take before he dies? ;)" Stacey laughs Dadaleous grinz @ Enigma. Belle says, "those of you who are reading between the lines can correctly conclude that I haven't written it yet. :)" Stacey giggles at Belle Dadaleous made his up as he spoke it.. ;) Max says, "There, I'm all better. ;o)" Powerline thought you were just gonna wing it... Shadow asks, "Does anybody know where Mickey is/was?" Dadaleous says, "Actually.. I didn't even know this ceremony was tonight.." Ursa has joined you from Third Avenue. Stacey squishes everyone in a big GROUP HUG!! Enigma didn't either Dadaleous waves @ Ursa!!! Enigma exclaims, "URSA!!!!!!!!" Max fwaps Stacey. Anton huggles! Dadaleous eek's!! He forgot to thank Kelly! Anton grins. Stacey hugs Max anyways Belle exclaims, "Ursa!" Gusto huggles everyone who needs huggling. And you too, Max. ;) Belle exclaims, "you just missed the balldrop!" Lumiere says, swaying, "I would like to thank the academy......" Glen hugs Ursa "Heya..." Max sticks his tongue out at Gusto. Anton tells you, "I will thank Kelly, Dadaleous. For what, though?" Enigma exclaims, "Make that: ANTON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :P" Gusto toasts a marshmallow over one of Lumiere's flames and hands it to Max. Max exclaims, "It's fixed!" Anton asserts, "ENIGMA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" Stacey exclaims, "I want one!" Lumiere asks, "The lottery?" Dadaleous says, "No.. _I_ forgot to thank her.. for helping me in my times of need.. just like the rest on my list! =)" Max eats the marshmallow and sneers at Stacey. Stacey glomps Lumiere and roasts a marshmellow on his flame ;P Anton asserts, "BELLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" Gusto tries to imagine Max sneering... Dadaleous tickles Stacey. Stacey giggles wildly! Clopin has left. Max asks, "Okay, how about smirking?" Dadaleous drops a Marshmellow down Stacey's shirt and walks away. Gusto says, "That works. :)" Message sent to Belle. Belle exclaims, "WHAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" Stacey screams! Max says, "I was trying to expand my limited vocabulary. :oP" Powerline says, "We'll get to see, in: Another Goofy Movie...." Gusto grins and nods! Stacey pulls the sticky mess out of her shirt and narrows her eyes at Dada.. Dadaleous expands his vocabulary from 3 body-part references to four... Gusto says, "Rest assured, I will see *that* one in the theatre... missed the original, unfortunately." Dadaleous girggles at Stacey. Clopin steps out of Mickey's Diner, burps, and walks up to you! Max hopes the second movie happens and doesn't get brushed off like the Darkwing Movie... Dadaleous salutes Clopin. "Greetings!" Belle asks, "too much champagne, eh?" Maligs joins you from the Arbordale EMTrak (tm) Station. Clopin exclaims, "Hello again all!" AGM 2: Max Gets Serious..... Dadaleous blinks?? "THERE WAS A DARKWING DUCK MOVIE PLANNED!?!??!?!!??!?!" Stacey stuffs bags apon bags of marshmellows down Dada's pants! Shadow asks, "Who said champagne?" You say, "hey, there's a live action gargoyles movie planned..." Gusto nods. "But since AGM was so successful I think they'll go through with the sequel." Dadaleous attacks Max. "GIMMIE.. INFO!!!!!!" =) Maligs says, "what is everyone doing in the center" Gusto says, "It became "Darkly Dawns the Duck"" AGM 2: Stacey Goes to Speech Class Max says, "It became an episode from what I gather." Belle exclaims, "we just finished watching the ball drop, Maligs!" Maligs says, "for what" Belle exclaims, "EMuck is now officially 1 year and 23 minutes old!" Dadaleous smiles, and swiviles his hips to let the gooey mass get all over. Maligs says, "cool" Stacey ewwws Glen is going to stop logging now if there are no objections.... Maligs says, "now we have thos new ticketts" Dadaleous pats his pants.. "Save this for later.. thanks, Stacey! ;("
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