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    cool beans, amergina!


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    Quote Originally Posted by amergina View Post
    Happy St. David's day. Get your leek or daffodil on.
    I had onions in my omelet.


    Does that count?

    “But I don’t want to go among mad people," Alice remarked.
    "Oh, you can’t help that," said the Cat. "We’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad."
    "How do you know I’m mad?" said Alice.
    "You must be," said the Cat, "or you wouldn’t have come here.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by slcboston View Post
    Looks mostly like a chance to sit with an agent and attend a conference for free.

    But you know what, that's enough for me.

    Ditto.

    I'm better with face-to-face anyway, despite what the restraining orders say.
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    well looks like there is a chance I'll be going to my first con this May. http://www.conquestkc.org/index.htm

    either I'll be working a table, doing some panels, or most likely both.
    But depends on the $ situation. *crosses fingers*

    *knees start shaking*
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadowflame View Post
    well looks like there is a chance I'll be going to my first con this May. http://www.conquestkc.org/index.htm

    either I'll be working a table, doing some panels, or most likely both.
    Cons are fun. Go to have a good time, and you will.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CobraMisfit View Post
    Ditto.

    I'm better with face-to-face anyway, despite what the restraining orders say.
    You get really good at judging where that 100 yards is after the first few, don't you?


    Er, at least I imagine you would. I have no practical knowledge, of course.

    “But I don’t want to go among mad people," Alice remarked.
    "Oh, you can’t help that," said the Cat. "We’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad."
    "How do you know I’m mad?" said Alice.
    "You must be," said the Cat, "or you wouldn’t have come here.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by zanzjan View Post
    Cons are fun. Go to have a good time, and you will.
    I read this as Yoda.

    Go. Have a good time, you will.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Kricket View Post
    I'm in need of some opinions guys. I'm not even half way through a book right now and I HATE it. If I had actually gotten a hard copy of this book I'd burn it.

    But part of me wants to finish reading it because A) Train wrecks are always interesting to see and B) I was going to do a book review on it. Although, at this point, the review would be at least 5 pages long, and that's a little much for my blog.

    So should I just push through to see how much worse it can get or should I just delete it off my Kindle and go purify my mind in some way?
    I'm all about the small revenges in life. In college, I read one awful thing after another. So I say read on and feel my pain. It will make the world slightly more just. For me at least

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    Sigh. I've been searching so much esoteric plumbing crap for work on the innernets that now most of my ads on AW are plumbing related.

    Suck.


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    Quote Originally Posted by jallenecs View Post
    Delete + brain bleach. Life is too damned short and there are too many GOOD books in the world, to waste your time on craptastic books that have no business in your world.
    Quote Originally Posted by zanzjan View Post
    Life's too short for bad books, unless as a writer you think there may be some valuable object-lessons to be had from it.

    Snow day here.
    Despite y'all's better judgment, I think I shall read on. I just have to see how horrible it is in the end. And yes, I'd really like to write a seriously mean review on it. I want to keep people from wasting their money and time on it. I'm willing to make that sacrifice.

    Quote Originally Posted by GreenEpic View Post
    I'm all about the small revenges in life. In college, I read one awful thing after another. So I say read on and feel my pain. It will make the world slightly more just. For me at least
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    Quote Originally Posted by amergina View Post
    Happy St. David's day. Get your leek or daffodil on.
    Done!


    Wait...am I allowed to wear anything in addition to the daffodils? Because it's cold here.

    Quote Originally Posted by bettielee View Post
    Sigh. I've been searching so much esoteric plumbing crap for work on the innernets that now most of my ads on AW are plumbing related.

    Suck.
    Uhhhh...the ads reflect our browsing history? *looks at ads. quickly looks away* Are you certain of that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hillaryjacques View Post
    Done!


    Wait...am I allowed to wear anything in addition to the daffodils? Because it's cold here.



    Uhhhh...the ads reflect our browsing history? *looks at ads. quickly looks away* Are you certain of that?

    I am absolutely certain - unless it's just coincidence they want to sell me a Crane toilet, an arrowhead bib faucet & a Haws flow control.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Tifferbugz View Post
    Send more!!! It's not nearly as bad as having bugs fall on your head. Just remind yourself while you hit send of that fact and you'll be fine.

    I actually want to learn to crochet. Not sure exactly why, but there it is.
    *files away the bug thing for future use*

    I was taught the basic crochet stitch in college, but never went very far with it and eventually forgot it. However, still owning a crochet hook and some yarn, and desiring a way to keep my hands occupied in creative productivity when, say, watching TV, I decided to pick it up again.

    No, it has nothing to do with a desire to crochet a My Little Pony-themed scarf...

    Quote Originally Posted by amergina View Post
    No snow here, just an abundance of cats.
    Are they raining from the sky?

    Quote Originally Posted by Shadowflame View Post
    well looks like there is a chance I'll be going to my first con this May. http://www.conquestkc.org/index.htm

    either I'll be working a table, doing some panels, or most likely both.
    But depends on the $ situation. *crosses fingers*

    *knees start shaking*
    Oh, it'll be fun! Cons are excellent fun!

    Is this your first con, period, or your first con where you will actually be running something?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fenika View Post
    Hello folks. Is it Friday yet?

    I got seeds in the mail today
    FARK! I WISH! Totally thought last night was Thursday, so today was Friday. Except that was probably so late that it was Thursday, but that didn't change the fact that today is not Friday.


    Ooh, what kind of seeds?

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    Dear Bank,
    I am in receipt of your correspondence. Despite your adept finagling of the English language, your letter has not changed my opinion on the matter. Please note the enclosed photo of a large white, pasty exterior upon which to place your greedy corporate lips.
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    My day has just been made. Got back latest revisions from CP on the problem chapters, and her response: "Loved it." Flow and character connection issues fixed.

    Excuse me while I

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    Quote Originally Posted by hillaryjacques View Post


    Ooh, what kind of seeds?
    Mars Celeriac x2, provider snap bush beans, golden scallopini squash- a summer squash that keeps like winter squash, and Hurakan Zuccs.

    Not a bad start

    Quote Originally Posted by bettielee View Post
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    Signed,
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    Next time send moar sarcasm

    Quote Originally Posted by CAMueller View Post
    My day has just been made. Got back latest revisions from CP on the problem chapters, and her response: "Loved it." Flow and character connection issues fixed.

    Excuse me while I
    Nice.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Etola View Post
    So, you're rejecting Green's reality and substituting your own?
    Of course. My reality is the only important one right? I mean, I am the center of the universe and all.

    It is kinda small though. It might get crowded if I let too many people in.

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    Whoever posted the link to the insane Australian blogger guy who writes people obnoxious emails......

    I will hate you forever. My hate burns so deeply that it will live for eternity, beyond the heat death of the universe....

    You and you alone are responsible for the destruction caused as my hate becomes the new dark god of a new universe.

    I did not need another site to be addicted to...

    That is all.

    ETA: Sounds like but is closer to
    Last edited by Debio; 03-02-2012 at 06:24 AM. Reason: Need to avoid misinterpreting this as serious :p

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    Quote Originally Posted by Debio View Post
    Whoever posted the link to the insane Australian blogger guy who writes people obnoxious emails......

    I will hate you forever. My hate burns so deeply that it will live for eternity, beyond the heat death of the universe....

    You and you alone are responsible for the destruction caused as my hate becomes the new dark god of a new universe.

    I did not need another site to be addicted to...

    That is all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jallenecs View Post
    something vexes thee?
    Yes! The cute math teacher who sits across from me is now looking at me funny because I keep snickering. It's embarrassing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Debio View Post
    Whoever posted the link to the insane Australian blogger guy who writes people obnoxious emails......

    I will hate you forever. My hate burns so deeply that it will live for eternity, beyond the heat death of the universe.
    Was that me? The link to the thing about timesheets from back on page 326?

    Hmmm. Well, then, I guess my work here is done.
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