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    We had some rain/slush/snow here today. Bah!

    Ok, so Spirit Halloween is having a 29% Off Sale today. Fun to check out. It's only 245 days until Halloween so we gotta get crackin' to make this place ready.

    I've been on Netflix catching up on Archer episodes. Dear Gods that show is funny!

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    Et tu, eh Ted?

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    So, I guess tonight is the last time that a lot of movies on NetFlix are going to be available due to some deal with a movie distributor. NetFlix is going to be concentrating on TV series now according to the report I heard.
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    Quote Originally Posted by slcboston View Post
    Et tu, eh Ted?

    *puts Bos in a giant snowglobe, seals it and shakes it like a giant screaming baby*

    How's that? Anything else I can do?

    Greg, did you feel the earthquake in Oklahoma or was it pretty far from you?

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    Yes, yes it is.


    *looks out the window*


    You need to shake harder, Ted. Nothing's happening here.

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    Pushed past the 24 thousand word mark on Third Pulse this evening. The MC has just lost a friend of 5 years to murder, another old friend on the police force is closing the trap on him and one of his closest allies in Golden Gate Park, and he has just confronted the antagonist, a villain of immense power, intelligence, and cunning from his past. Unfortunately, right now, even I don't know who the hell this guy is! Ack!

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    Here was an earthquake? Really? I didn't feel a thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FOTSGreg View Post
    Unfortunately, right now, even I don't know who the hell this guy is! Ack!
    The butler.

    Problem solved.


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    Mr. Body actually, in the library with the wrench



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    Quote Originally Posted by FOTSGreg View Post
    Pushed past the 24 thousand word mark on Third Pulse this evening. The MC has just lost a friend of 5 years to murder, another old friend on the police force is closing the trap on him and one of his closest allies in Golden Gate Park, and he has just confronted the antagonist, a villain of immense power, intelligence, and cunning from his past. Unfortunately, right now, even I don't know who the hell this guy is! Ack!
    wow this sounds pretty damn awesome! My villains like to hide from me too... usually i dont find out who they are till my MC's do.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CDaniel View Post
    Mr. Body actually, in the library with the wrench
    I must watch that movie again.

    Soon.

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    That's my favorite movie of all time, hell its been my favorite movie since i was 5. I could watch that on repeat all day and never get bored.
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    Col. Mustard in the Library with a candlestick!

    It can't be the butler. Max never had a butler. He was never that rich. He started his superhero career when he was about 26 years old. He accidentally killed a normal human while battling zombies the same day he got his powers.

    The villain has got to be somebody from that first year. a cross between Prof. Moriarty, Jack The Ripper, and Heinrich Himmler. It's somebody close to him. So close it damned near destroyed him when he found out. So close he had trouble doing the right thing and putting the bastard in the ground when he had the opportunity.

    Max has no siblings. All his close friends are dead. Who is this person?

    Damnit.

    Wait - I wonder... That person he killed on his first outing, the one who formed him into the hero he became - what if that person was never really killed. Maybe it was all a ploy, an accident of the Pulse that created the first superheroes, that thrust Max and his enemy together in that supposed "accident". Maybe it was all staged.

    The villain is brilliant. He could have been responsible for the First Pulse, and staged the whole "accident" thing to cover up his activities. No one would have suspected at the time...
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    classmate, childhood friend that moved away, x-girlfriend????
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    No, no. Total unknown to him at the time. It really was an accident, but the victim didn't know nor did he care. He's plotted, killed, deceived, and bought his way to power in the last 12 years and now he's finally in a position where he thinks he can't lose. He's fought the MC many times before and he's even, apparently, faked his own death by the MC's hand 6 years ago. But he's still that same original, accidental victim of a hero who was just beginning to learn how to control his powers - and he's kept the truth of all that secret for more than a decade.

    Or, maybe it wasn't the victim of that accident. It was his brother, or a sister who then made herself up to look like her brother, or a close relative or lover. That's got real potential too.

    Oh, yes. Revenge really is a dish best left to simmer a long, long time...

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    watching you talk to yourself like this is kind of amusing, Greg.



    You know we have a sandbox section at AW. It's the kind you use for spitballing ideas like this, not the kind the cats use.

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    Well, sometimes it works, Bos. Sometimes I even talk back to myself. Sometimes the comments if others helps me work out problems with a story.

    I've heard of the Sandbox. I might even have visited there once or twice, but I always thought it was more for fighting, like TIO, than brainstorming.

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    Bos, be careful. At least it's not raining and freezing, which also is common for this time of year.

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    I think I need the sandbox often but I feel awkward going on a rant about my book. Plus i write series, i can see that thread being one very very long explanation of past shit.

    I should look at that place for this newest book i'm working on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FOTSGreg View Post
    I've heard of the Sandbox. I might even have visited there once or twice, but I always thought it was more for fighting, like TIO, than brainstorming.
    No, not at all. In fact, the Sandbox is expressly for brainstorming those ideas you have that you aren't entirely sure where they're going, or need some outside input on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FOTSGreg View Post
    I've heard of the Sandbox. I might even have visited there once or twice, but I always thought it was more for fighting, like TIO, than brainstorming.
    TIO is for fighting? I thought it was for sidetracked threads, ones who got off topic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by slcboston View Post
    No, not at all. In fact, the Sandbox is expressly for brainstorming those ideas you have that you aren't entirely sure where they're going, or need some outside input on.

    And it's password protected now. Which is even better. I am so glad they did that. To me it always felt like a close cousin to SYW.
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    Good to know, though I've never been there [that I know of], and have no idea where it is.
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    Good morning all. I haven't been in here in ages. I used to hang but that was about a year ago lol. How is everyone?
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