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tjfrancis: north wales coast is now shut
Sacro: Diagonal junctions are defg
Sacro: The drawing data is ASCII yes, with it blitted via a font.
Athox: does the software use some sort of ascii symbols for the lines and stuff, or is it graphics? I found almost everything in extended ascii, except the diagonal junction bits (it only has perpendicular "offshoots")
arabianights: be interesting to transition from the current model to that without annoying a lot of people though, would have to be done very cleverly
arabianights: I don't think the prices are intrinsiclly too high though
arabianights: I think simsig should move to a subscription model, £10 a month for unlimited acces to all sims would see a lot more people sign up and make simsig a lot more money
tjfrancis: north wales coast is up again with the right tt
tjfrancis: north wales cost is now in use insted of kings cross same ip and port
razgriz33: I feel a little the same, a long time simsig fan and love the work they do and effort that's put into making these simulations are fantastic, I just feel that the price could be lowered a little bit. It soon racks up when you add them together. Again to reiterate I love and value the work that goes into these sims
headshot119: @Laforte, what do you mean?
Laforte: please lower the prices to about 33%! :(
WinsfordSaltMine: Never mind lol
WinsfordSaltMine: Guys can you see my messages
tjfrancis: kings cross now open
tjfrancis: kings cross is comeing back up
tjfrancis: kings cross now cloused be back on later on tonight
tjfrancis: kings cross is up
DaveHarries: Cool.
tjfrancis: kings cross is comeing up in 10 mints
DaveHarries: No preference.
tjfrancis: ok any sim in mide
DaveHarries: So will be around until then.
DaveHarries: I am going out in a couple of hours.
tjfrancis: i can host somethink but may not be for long
DaveHarries: ANyone likely to host this afternoon? If not I will do some TT work.
belly buster: West Hampstead closed
belly buster: West Hampstead full no queue
belly buster: West Hampstead open «link»
belly buster: West Hampstead spin-up coming soon
Athox: ok it seems low means minutes, and medium is hours (because it took hours when it was on medium until i changed to low, and then it was almost instant)... then i guess high is days
Athox: come to think of it, those are not even adjectives i would use to describe duration.
Athox: just says low/medium/high duration. no idea what they mean
TheBVE2010: It depends on what you set the duration to.
Athox: Q: Do "track failures" get fixed eventually? If so does it take hours or days? It's sort of on the mainline... :(
TheBVE2010: W.b
inverjus: Afternoon all, im back after a small 2 month break xD
Banners88: «link»
Jamesh1492: does any one know where the new Southampton time table has been posted
Entimix: ...as I see has already been mentioned.
Entimix: In the options menu (F3) you can select "Use legacy train list" if you're having trouble with the HTML version.
BarryM: Hooray!!
arabianights: try again someone has got on
arabianights: try to connect again now
BarryM: Got disconnected?
arabianights: oh wait one moment
arabianights: I don't see you trying to connect?
BarryM: Waiting for Acceptence
arabianights: you can connect saltley on those details now, I will create the thread
arabianights: ok Saltley with Pascal TT going up imminently
arabianights: what I have done, btw: «link»
BarryM: yes
arabianights: you think I should host salty?
BarryM: Saltley version 3.2 s/b 3.4?
arabianights: in fact, I think I will decide what to host and put it up
arabianights: I'll just update that computer, one moment
arabianights: version problem is fine means connection is working
Lardybiker: try IP instead in that case as that's the IP it gives you
BarryM: Yes but not net. Now getting a version problem
arabianights: definitely spelled server details correctly?
BarryM: Sorry no go
arabianights: try now ?
arabianights: hmm
BarryM: Got diconnected
arabianights: ok think I found the problem, can you try to connect to kings cross on the server address (i.e. simsigserver.ddns.net port 50505)
arabianights: it should be working theory, but sadly reality it doesn't seem to be...
arabianights: cheers Barry will let you know once (if) it's working for me for you to try
BarryM: Yes
arabianights: anyone around for me to test a connection in about ten minutes, if it works I will host a game
Lardybiker: You could also do a search of the forum too as I am sure this has come up before....
Lardybiker: There are a few Mac/Wine users on here (though I'm not one). You may want to post in the forum itself to see if someone knows a fix for you
Athox: And yes it's the F2 list. Will try the legacy thing.
Athox: No I'm on Mac/Wine. The error says "no <body> found" or something, while the "page" says "loading..", if i remember correctly.
Steamer: To confirm- is this the F2 list? If so, go to F3-> Display and tick 'Legacy Train List' to work around it while the cause is established
Lardybiker: Windows machine?
Athox: And that is every time I open it. Instant error. I have never seen a train list on the html thing, it never gets that far.
Athox: I have issues with train lists. Why doesn't every sim use the native components thing? Some use a listing inside the message box and others use an html thing (actually most seem to do this). The html thing is broken for me. I get an error and when i close it everything locks up. Can't even close the train list window. It's like there's an invisble modal box that i can't close. I have to kill the app.
Steamer: Please supply a bit more info, saying exactly where it goes wrong- you may want to post on the main Forum. "Won't load" could mean half a dozen different things.
Tigger: LTS wont load
Guts: All done guys
WinsfordSaltMine: GUTS, What panels are free on All Sims
Guts: 4 panels on Saltley left
Guts: Saltley Bhm and Derby is up.
arabianights: how long do you expect to take to resolve it
arabianights: actually
arabianights: k
arabianights: lost connection to sim
lama77: KX network problem. Will try to resolve.
JamesN: What do you mean when you say unable to open?
richardmckenna1942: Hi, I joined last night and want to download north East Scotland. It seemed to download but unable to open. Same again today and now have been told i have reached my limit. Is this a common problem?
lama77: KX is full, no queue.
jackwilletts: Llangollen at the mo
jackwilletts: Most of mine do it..
lama77: King's Cross host open
Lardybiker: Which sim at you referring to and where does this happen?
jackwilletts: Why do some trains go to XXX and no info available when changing to the next service?
MJD: Any problems read the manual then ask if you are stuck.
sean313: Thanks for your help.
MJD: Enjoy.
sean313: done
MJD: Open in loader as you did for demo
sean313: what do i do now please cheers
sean313: right i have done that
MJD: Sorry Karl typing same time LOL
MJD: Just the same you will not get the reminder. Use licence manager to register to your computer.
headshot119: You need to open your license manager and assign your license to it
sean313: ive just bought portsmouth simsig how will i play it please i had demo verison
Entimix: Chain closed, thanks everyone who came along :)
Entimix: All full up for now, but that needn't put you off :)
Entimix: One little space left on Derby; otherwise full but feel free to drop in and say hi :)
Entimix: Open, I think!
Entimix: Ok, setting up a Saltley/Derby chain.
Jamesh1492: don't seam like its getting done
Entimix: (if it's not, I could host one up)
HST125Scorton: I'm in if Saltley is going ahead
Jamesh1492: fingers crossed guys
arabianights: what a good idea
Entimix: I'm in.
Banners88: Very keen!
lama77: Sounds like a good idea Guts. I'll join.
Jamesh1492: Saltley sounds good
Guts: I can do a Saltley, Derby, and Bhm
Guts: I can host
Jamesh1492: Anyone hosting tonight?
TheBVE2010: For joining
TheBVE2010: Stafford closed. Thanks to MIKE
TheBVE2010: No more connections to Stafford please!
TheBVE2010: Stafford open for connections! Details at «link»
Vortexhaha: should be folder options when u first load simsig loader
Vortexhaha: u need to also check the simsig loader is locating the correct simsig folder
Vortexhaha: that could be the problem
jb2339: got it sorted now, i had two exeter folders
Vortexhaha: Which timetable is it that u are trying to find
Vortexhaha: thats correct
jb2339: i load the simsig loader and select exeter, but only the orginal timetables are there, there is now timetable folder just exeter
Vortexhaha: have u installed the timetable in: Timetables>Exeter
Vortexhaha: thats correct
jb2339: v.4.5.8
Vortexhaha: Most sims now a days is simsig loader
jb2339: yes i believe so
Vortexhaha: This means that this version is SimSig Loader
Vortexhaha: When u install Exeter - It says V4 - Launcher Sim
Vortexhaha: «link»
jb2339: ?
Vortexhaha: is yours simsig loader
Vortexhaha: just wait for a sec...
jb2339: its in the simsig> exeter
jb2339: i believe so, its next to the other timetables
Vortexhaha: have u installed in the timetables folder
jb2339: one last question, ive just downloaded a new timetable for exeter but its not appearing in the menu
Vortexhaha: Always here to help
jb2339: thank you
Vortexhaha: hope all works out on exeter
Vortexhaha: Its ok jb2339
jb2339: thanks for your help though
jb2339: ignore me, its working now :)
Vortexhaha: Exeter link
Vortexhaha: «link»
jb2339: cant as the download link isnt working
Vortexhaha: have u tried reinstalling it
jb2339: rtl60.bpl is missing
jb2339: since i did the upgrade it gets an error when i try to start it. Says a file is missing.
Vortexhaha: I have Windows 10 and exeter works for me whats the problem with it
jb2339: Hello, ive just updated to w10 and now simsig exeter wont load. The download link is not working either
Vortexhaha: Yeah Im having a bit of a storm
TheBVE2010: Some epic storm is happening down here.
6691donn: ooosh
TheBVE2010: Stafford closed. Thanks to MAC, CM01, DAVE, DAVJ, TPD and LAMA for joining! Night all!
TheBVE2010: No more connections to Stafford please. Closing in 15 mins.
TheBVE2010: Cool
DaveHarries: Will be in shortly TB
TheBVE2010: Feel free to join now if you can remember the I.P. The post will be up shortly.
TheBVE2010: Ok, I'll fire up the saved Stafford sim.
TheBVE2010: Unless someone else wants to host.
TheBVE2010: I'll continue the Stafford session.
DaveHarries: Wouldn't mind a session on Lime Street to Runcorn
TheBVE2010: I would happily join a session for an hour or two.
arabianights: anyone fancy hosting someothing?
jimbolimbo9: Thanks Steamer (he was asking on behalf of me :P )
Steamer: Siding labelled "C&W" works
Dhassell: Morning, Does anyone know where Derby Litchurch Lane is on Map?
TheBVE2010: Stafford closed. Thanks to 08WR, ANDG, DAVJ, BN, MADA, MAC, TJB and JADA for joining. See you all in the next session.
TheBVE2010: Stafford closing soon. No more connections please!
TheBVE2010: Wolverhampton chained to Stafford.
TheBVE2010: Stafford open for connections!
TheBVE2010: Cool
arabianights: see you in about 2 hours hopefully
arabianights: given I have basically no bargaining position here, fair enough
arabianights: it's free, but no olonger in the download centre
TheBVE2010: I'm not really used to the old sims. So it will have to be Stafford. Sorry DAVJ.
jadamson2704: is it a free one?
arabianights: it's the only sane choice :P
arabianights: pm me your email address quickly I will send you it
arabianights: do north london line
arabianights: ok well I will be back at around 10ish and join whatever you have come up with but please please not stafford
TheBVE2010: We haven't had a Stafford session for a while.
TheBVE2010: 02:00 GMT the latest.
Entimix: I would be up for such a thing.
arabianights: how late are you running until
TheBVE2010: I would do Derby but there are only 4 panels. (I think).
TheBVE2010: I think you have misunderstood me DAVJ.
jadamson2704: wouldnt mind a Derby
jadamson2704: as long as its free
arabianights: cause if so edge hill is the one to do fairly obvious ly I would have though. or have I misunderstood?
arabianights: are you saying from one of the ones newly released
TheBVE2010: This is why the loader should have a random feature.
TheBVE2010: Hosting a session today. New tt, new sim. Any suggestions?
headshot119: @Barrow099 only developers can create new simulations.
jimbolimbo9: The system files are installed
Barrow099: How can I create a new map?
Tomiexpress: «link»
Tomiexpress: jimbo, install the sysytem files first
jimbolimbo9: Anybody know why I can't run simsig due to a file named rtl60.bpl not being found? Not sure whether I should raise this in the forums or not
TheBVE2010: Not today unfortunately. Got a lot of homework to catch up on. Maybe tomorrow though.
lama77: Good thing LEON! So hosting anything tonight? I can just join for a few hours so not hosting myself.
TheBVE2010: Guess what people! I just got a 1600x1280 screen! Now I can hosts sessions properly!
Banners88: Yes I am trainmad091
Trainmad091: Anyone free to help with Euston-Watford,3x Rugby sims timetable test please?
Tempest Malice: Host of the new sims closed, thanks to those who joined
Tempest Malice: Ok, now the issue with the speed of 6j54 has been resolved I'm opening up a host for the new sims, IP and port in the forums
DaveHarries: If anyone decides to host the Lime Street one I will join for an hour.
DaveHarries: lol. Deffo Liverpool (or parts thereof) then. :)
jc92: train 2F20 delayed at Liverpool lime St for 40 mins due to wheels having been replaced with bricks
ozrail: It's great getting up at 0700 hours and finding new sims. Time to put the kettle on.
DaveHarries: Yay! New stuff!!
GeoffM: Ah, timetable file has wrong version information so the updater correctly thinks this is newer.
primedetective: an updater bug, every time i check for updates it wants to download the Lime Street 0000 start TT even though I've updated 4 times
primedetective: New Sims!!!
GeoffM: Two new simulations, Edge Hill & Liverpool Lime Street and Huyton & St. Helen's!
tjfrancis: I wll be on from 9:00pm ask trainmad091 to send me the details via Skype
ipswich: good evening all, myself and Trainmad091 are looking for 1 or 2 people to help with a Wembley, Watford, Rugby South, Rugby Centre and Rugby North timetable test tonight starting somewhere between 9pm and 930pm uk time anyone interested please drop myself a PM and get back to you when we are ready to start
stighetl: That makes sense. Thank you!
Finger: FreightLiner Terminal I believe
stighetl: I have been looking through the Wiki for some time now, and I still don't know what FLT is, or stands for. Can someone please tell me?
KymriskaDraken: Sims don't run natively on Macs but there are ways to make them work. See «link» for some help.
pgboswell: Do these simulations run on MAC & if so which is the easiest sim to learn preferably using only one screen
08wrighta: Exeter now closed, thanks to JP, RACH, ANDG AND NZAJ for joining :)
08wrighta: ok back again
Finger: Exeter running with plenty of space!
08wrighta: changed timetable to exeter 2015, still running if anyone want to test/join
08wrighta: ok that now works on my computer and no longer disconnects
08wrighta: ok I think that should work now, anybody want to try
08wrighta: is it 50505 and 51515?
08wrighta: what are the start and end port for simsig
08wrighta: i even getting disconnected from my self
WinsfordSaltMine: No problem
08wrighta: ok, thanks thought I try
WinsfordSaltMine: Cant Connect
WinsfordSaltMine: 08, I've just tried to connect
08wrighta: details in session details
arabianights: ok
08wrighta: just testing to see if my port settings are correct, anyone want to try and connect to test?
arabianights: sorry I can't host the connection I'm on won't even let me connect to server
arabianights: nothing stopping you hosting now ;)
jadamson2704: I'll be unavailable by that time, maybe another night.
arabianights: I think I'm going to have to install cygwin on the server to acheive this, will be more like 9:15 or 9:30 as I am doing something else at the moment too
arabianights: but I have some other stuff to do first
arabianights: if I figure that out then wembley mainline otherwise something freeware
arabianights: depends if I can find out if there's a quick n simple way for me to connect to the server and forward a port on it to my local machine (on anything else you can do this using ssh easily)
jadamson2704: what sim do you have in mind arab?
arabianights: Will be hosting something tonight off no other offers by 2045ish
arabianights: Morsey you have to force yourself to join as an administrator (stick /admin on command line arguments) its cause its been running more than 180 days without a terminal service licence, I am going to do something about it when I have hte time
DaveHarries: Sorry to miss Bristol. Would have joined it but had guests. Will hope that someone hosts later instead.
Banners88: Bristol now closed, thanks to TONY, 08WR, BEN, JP, RACH and RFD for a highly enjoyable session.
headshot119: @Banners88 It's good etiquette to post any games you are hosting in the session details section of the forum «link»
More people are likely to join your game that way
Banners88: BEN we are back from a break. Please rejoin.
Banners88: Anyone like to come help me out on Bristol for a few hours?
Trainfan344: *facepalm*
tjfrancis: do not have drain JamesN
JamesN: Drain, Xmas Day 2012 TT
tjfrancis: if i host a sim tonight whart will you like me to host and whart timetable
Morsey: People are still installing SimSig onto XP?! ;)
Morsey: I was trying to conn to server, throws up an error for me
arabianights: but cannot really properly host it
arabianights: if anyone is absolutely desperate I can kick a host of something off on the server
headshot119: Not according to the Session Details forum «link»
Vortexhaha: Anyone Hosting online?
Steamer: Hi, have you followed the instructions here: «link» ?
Maidenhead2015: cant download bought sims seems complicated
primedetective: ah too bad, anything happen after I had to go?
arabianights: it's just stopped
WinsfordSaltMine: Trent Now Closed
primedetective: I'll be back in a few minutes for Trent if it's still going
arabianights: I will join Trent
WinsfordSaltMine: AJRO, Are you replying on Trent
WinsfordSaltMine: need at least 1 more person on Trent
nasher: sorry WSM am having router issues keeps cutting out! aplogies
WinsfordSaltMine: Plenty of panels free on Trent
WinsfordSaltMine: Trent Open for connections, details in forum
MJD: Going for a shower back later.
MJD: Still Discon
MJD: Is your port forwarding been conpromised?
MJD: No go on 50507
BarryM: Mike try Port 50507 pls
MJD: Are others in?
BarryM: Thanks Mike very strange
MJD: Getting discon barry. Mike.
BarryM: Kings Cross is up and running
Trainmad091: Anyone free to help with Wembley-Rugby North timetable test?

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