Nope. Sorry. I need sleep tonight. I never can get irks at 30 or 50 of them or even 100 anyway. I don’t need 16 car chargers . My car does not hold 16 people nor does it have 16 outlets for them. In fact at the moment it only holds two as all the rest of the seats are out. Maybe meh needs to re-think how much of any piece of junk they purchase? Good night.
@brainmist the why is that they have purchased way the hell too much morningsave crap that isn’t selling and so… this. We are the last gasp before the dumpster. With no chance to get an irk, since we can look back in the morning to see what they are selling and buy it if we can’t live without it, it’s not worth staying up anyway.
Hey meh aka @extramedium@koolhandjoe - we need a photo of Irk’s fiance Julie. And why did we not hear about her earlier or about their engagement until now??? Maybe Julie will send me an irk (no not her Irk) since I will never get one with 25 or 50 due to pings of 180+ and 6-8 seconds to even load the page? Tell them congrats. When’s the wedding? Will there be a real time online link so we all can come? Where do we send wedding presents? Do we just address the packages to Irk c/o meh’s address?
Putting the Irks in pairs is an interesting variation. The one I got was the second of the fourth pair, as I could be primed for it.
Had the timing down on my old system, but recently got a new iMac with the new OS and a diff browser, so had to experiment a bit. Sweet spot to refresh seems to be a little less than 2 seconds after the on-screen counter flips to 00.
@stolicat With so few being offered, it comes down entirely to luck alone. Every time one pops up, there are probably a few hundred people who not only react instantly, but also get to click through the captcha without playing the game. In fact, that’s how it’s usually like for me. Yet so far I haven’t been able to score one today, even though I’ve went through some attempts in less than 2 seconds from a perfectly-timed refresh to hitting the purchase button.
@Kidsandliz I meant the sweet spot for my setup - as an example of how you’ve got to time it out for your system lags and lapses. My connection is not very quick, being on a Back Country Internet that bounces around mountains and valleys multiple times before it ever gets near an actual trunk wire.
@Lynnerizer@ShotgunX I’ve got the refresh-to-buy button down to a second by hitting the logo to refresh then sliding down to where the buy button is going to be.
As lucky me, too, I’m never hampered with the Capt-cha when I’m on my desktop, only on my phone or tablet.
@ShotgunX@stolicat No it does not come down to luck alone. Luck has nothing to do with it for some of us. It takes 6-8 seconds for me to even load the irk (due to latency of 180+ and 10mbps via 1970’s cable that is obsolete and the only choice for internet in this apt building). Almost all the time they come up already saying sold out.
@stolicat I have about a 3 second lag or it reloads what was already up. I have that down pretty well as well because I just watch the seconds on my computer clock. My trouble is really high latency (180+), slow internet and obsolete wiring hardwired in the building that was originally for cable TV around 1978 or something. We can’t get anything else here and are not allowed use anything else in this building.
@Kidsandliz I’m saying that even if your circumstances were optimal (like mine), with so few IRKs being offered each time, you’d still probably not going to get one just because there are hundreds of people with optimal circumstances already trying to score one. I’ve made 10 attempts or so today, and didn’t win once, and I rarely miss IRKs, especially when there are a hundred offered per listing.
I almost bought these last week on morning save I think it was. I ended up on a 4 hour adventure searching high and low for a better buy! I finally gave up and decided I didn’t need them in the first place.
I had a feeling one was going to be coming up soon! I didn’t even check at midnight cuz I knew that i’d need to sleep, busy Tuesday with appointments. I’ve only seen and tried for 2 IRKs today and I felt A LOT better before that!
In this whole thing of doubles i’m hoping for a double day Mehrathon! I’ll be extremely excited to join you guys ALL DAY tomorrow! Missing out today was the pitts!
Anyone else think we’ll be back tomorrow?