Although Professor Moore initially seemed frustrated at George's many requests for additional equipment and supplies, within a day or two he began to compliment George on his attention to detail. In fact, George then began to receive requests from Moore to examine other equipment, such as the radio gear, so that he could assure himself that they would be best prepared for the voyage ahead.Drowned Hero said:[George Barrow said], 'I'm quite worried about the the padding of the glass equipment''i think i must let Dr. Moore set a buying order for a lot of hay''that man must hate me I have been asking him for so many little things these last days' he pats the dog and gives it a peace of meat from a little bucket Øyvind always have near to reward good behavior of the dogs.
The cages had arrived in pieces, so Øyvind had to locate some carpentry tools to assemble them. Unfortunately, you soon discovered that the cages were each two inches too wide to fit between the metal bars of the frame that was intended to hold them. When you brought this problem to Dr. Moore's attention, he blinked once, frowned, and sighed, then said, "Then I suppose you'll have to fix them. Go find Fiskarson, the other dog man, and see what he thinks."Drowned Hero said:[Øyvind said to George] 'Ive been looking at the dogs lately and i think i have picked my crew of dogs' 'I'm taking eight and designating the other lead dogs for the rest of the spans' he takes the dogs to the new cage and lock her in. He starts to carve the names of the dogs he wants...
[OOC - Actually, at this point in the adventure, everyone is still sleeping in rooms at the Amherst Hotel. You get up every morning and attend a group breakfast and meeting at the hotel, then take cabs or walk to the docks to begin your work each day to prepare the ship. At night, everyone returns to the hotel.]Drowned Hero said:I must get of this floating thing to get me a real meal and real entertainment