Re: [Circle] [Admin] Site Provision

From: Nic Suzor (
Date: 11/08/96

i know i, for one, would not pay to run a mud. i enjoy running a mud, and i
do not expect any reward for running one, but i would not pay to run one.
my mud runs on the sysadmins pc, and i spose he was lucky because he likes
muds too. but if this site was taken away, i would look for a new free one,
and not finding one, run it myself on my pc, just for the fun of building
it. maybe if i could make it good enough, i would find another site for
free, but i dont have the money to pay for a site every month... just my

Nic Suzor

At 10:45 AM 11/8/96 -0600, Ole Gjerde wrote:
>On Thu, 7 Nov 1996, claywar wrote:
>> Depends, some will run it for free, some not.  I saw a commercial mud
>> running business that wanted 50$/mo to host your mud (which I think is
>> outrageous).  Listen, get yourself a static ip, and install some type of
>You have the right to your opinion, but what have you been smoking?  
>50$/month outrageous?  I don't think it.  It is quite reasonable 
>actually.  I pay that amount to every month, but I 
>don't think it's too bad.  You get a lot for that money, and you use 
>quite a bit of their resources.  Do you expect to get it for free?
>Nothing is free.  Someone is always paying for it. :)
>> unix on your system, it gives you a whole lot more freedom of system
>> admin.
>This is a good idea..  Except it might get a little slow on a modem..
>Ole Gjerde
>Studying Computer Science at North Dakota State University
>"Unix _IS_ user friendly... It's just selective about who its friends are."
>                                                  -- Unknown/Nem Schlecht
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