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    "Once the rockets are up, Who cares where they...

    "Once the rockets are up,
    Who cares where they come down?
    That's not my department,"
    Says Wernher von Braun.

    -- Tom Lehrer
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    My respect for that, Andre!

    My respect for that, Andre!
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    True, but that advice is problematic for a...

    True, but that advice is problematic for a beginner. as the OP clearly states he is. There are lots of locomotives of interest in the library that are going to alias back to the old GP38 sound set...
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    Kyle, what is the data base error? What is the...

    Kyle, what is the data base error? What is the error message?
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    Best wishes for recovery. I and many others...

    Best wishes for recovery. I and many others would be happy to see 3DTrains "shipping" again.
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    Lots of people never received products and have...

    Lots of people never received products and have had to invoke refund procedures, like I did.. :(
  7. Thread: Train Gifs

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    About the only place you still see gifs is in...

    About the only place you still see gifs is in forum signature blocks, and many of those can be, well, of questionable taste. There's still free tools like EasyGIF and free libraries of animated gifs....
  8. Thread: Deer strike

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    I'm not fond of deer - real or animated - but I...

    I'm not fond of deer - real or animated - but I agree. It's not a good thing. Having never seen it before, it was a "did I really see that happen?" moment for me. And PRR East does seem to have more...
  9. Thread: Deer strike

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    Deer strike

    Never seen this before, after 14 years of trainsimming. On the PRR East V2 route ... a deer ON the tracks, glances up at the oncoming train ... and stays there - does not move - as the engine runs...
  10. True words. I have empathy for anyone with health...

    True words. I have empathy for anyone with health problems, got too many of my own these days. But that is totally irrelevant when it comes to a business transaction.
  11. But you can't argue that it's not poor service, a...

    But you can't argue that it's not poor service, a vendor not acting in good faith - ignoring customer orders for whatever reason. And as we can see right here in front of our eyes, it's damaging the...
  12. Lights may still be on but there's nobody home at...

    Lights may still be on but there's nobody home at 3dTrains. After 6 days and no response to email, forum queries, I tasked Paypal to refund payment for a recent order, waited long enough. Wish I...
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    Just checked the OR 1.4 manual, out of curiosity,...

    Just checked the OR 1.4 manual, out of curiosity, and no mention at all of the need to clear that folder periodically. If it's that important, maybe it be should cited, give people a heads-up....
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    Good news: I took the risk of $15.95 and...

    Good news: I took the risk of $15.95 and purchased the UP GP9 set. The download file unzips the content - the model folder and sounds for the common.snd folder, not a 16-bit installer. Yay Ed's...
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    No compatibility mode works, thanks anyway for...

    No compatibility mode works, thanks anyway for the suggestion.

    Ged, I had seen your post but at first read had assumed that it was specific to TSM. Might be worth a try. Kudos for that, too.
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    And another "Not OK" discovery , I think the Ed's...

    And another "Not OK" discovery , I think the Ed's Trains IC GP9 set is the first I've encountered that is incompatible with Markus Gelbmann's Diesel Power Updater, trashed the .eng file. Again,...
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    Ed's Trains - Not OK

    I'll post this here since the Illinois Central GP9 set I purchased from Ed's Trains years ago was created for MSTS, even though I intend to run it in ORTS.

    Installer fails with "is not allowed to...
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    Not sure what your source for that statement...

    Not sure what your source for that statement might be, Scott. Samsung got lots of bad press for changing SSD memory in their drives without telling customers. Unfortunately, they seem to be following...
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    OR prep for Rich Garber's Ohio Bodiddly route:...

    OR prep for Rich Garber's Ohio Bodiddly route: clear trees off tracks with Include file, run Auto Pilot to survey and check the main lines of track, adjust smoke appearance on locos, fix .eng and...
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    Looks very cool, BUT the site says it's an ALPHA...

    Looks very cool, BUT the site says it's an ALPHA release. Follows the recent trend of software companies releasing software before testing and debugging is anywhere near finished. Start the cash flow...
  21. World's Fastest Trains - Flying Without Wings

    https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/worlds-fastest-trains-cmd/index.html

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    Thank you, lrc2, for the reply, so now I know it's "not just me". The two sets do have identical sound schemes but the intermittent nature of this sound anomaly made it appear otherwise. I've never...
  23. The VIA LRC set doesn't have the same sound...

    The VIA LRC set doesn't have the same sound profile as the Amtrak set I installed first. And, correction, the Amtrak LRC sound does stop after about 10 minutes of running. The VIA set brake sounds...
  24. Tigertrains - Bombardier LRC Amtrak - cab\brake sound looping

    I've installed the Tigertrains' Bombardier LRC Amtrak train set in OR 1.4. Works OK but a cab sound is looping nonstop, I think the air compressor, continues nonstop regardless of brake actions-...
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    IU Press Railroad Books Sale

    Use promo code RAILROAD for a 40% discount, good until 10/29/2021

    https://iupress.org/railroad-books/

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    * I am not affiliated with IU Press. Posted only to share info with the trainsim...
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