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    Hi all! Been a few days since I've been on here. Gorgeous day here as well. Like almost 70 and the sun is a shining. Got to admit I haven't been writing as much because I sat outside and had and ice cream


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    Oh crap. I completely forgot to give this character a last name. Didn't think I'd need one until this line of dialogue: "Mr. Whittaker, if you want to continue this conversation, then Miss ____ will have to wait outside."
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    Quote Originally Posted by elindsen View Post
    Hi all! Been a few days since I've been on here. Gorgeous day here as well. Like almost 70 and the sun is a shining. Got to admit I haven't been writing as much because I sat outside and had and ice cream
    Ice cream is good. Sometimes, it is needed. The real question is what kind of ice cream was it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CDaniel View Post
    There are forty entries.

    Even if that half hour is at midnight?
    Midnight writing hurts when one gets up not long after. Hell, midnight writing hurts getting up at 6.


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    30 minutes is 30 minutes.

    I can't believe how nice is it outside. I cleaned out my car, vaccumed it and cleaned the windows on the inside.

    Now it's time for laundry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CDaniel View Post
    And I've gotten caught up in reading all the Western Contest Entries. There are a lot.
    THANK YOU.





    I mean it.
    ďBut I donít want to go among mad people," Alice remarked.
    "Oh, you canít help that," said the Cat. "Weíre all mad here. Iím mad. Youíre mad."
    "How do you know Iím mad?" said Alice.
    "You must be," said the Cat, "or you wouldnít have come here.Ē

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoda Nightingale View Post
    "Mr. Whittaker, if you want to continue this conversation, then Miss ____ will have to wait outside."
    Jones

    Robinson

    Mayfield

    Tiddlywinkykins



    Not helping?

    ďBut I donít want to go among mad people," Alice remarked.
    "Oh, you canít help that," said the Cat. "Weíre all mad here. Iím mad. Youíre mad."
    "How do you know Iím mad?" said Alice.
    "You must be," said the Cat, "or you wouldnít have come here.Ē

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    Heya Bos, how's things?

    I'm just heading out to do laundry because I love it that much. But at least I'll have that time to read.

    Current reading: Tom Piccirilli -- Thrust.

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    Evening hounds.

    I'm watching American Idol. Kill me now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AbielleRose View Post
    I'm watching American Idol. Kill me now.
    Why?

    Clearly you're committing the slowest, most painful form of seppuku known to man already.

    ďBut I donít want to go among mad people," Alice remarked.
    "Oh, you canít help that," said the Cat. "Weíre all mad here. Iím mad. Youíre mad."
    "How do you know Iím mad?" said Alice.
    "You must be," said the Cat, "or you wouldnít have come here.Ē

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    Turn. The. Set. Off. Abby.

    Studying the mating habits of pill bugs would be less... more...

    Well, it'd be different.

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    Actually, the mating habits of pill bugs are... Never mind.

    But they are kinda' interesting. Not so much different from other crustaceans, actually. They have a lot in common with Harvestmen and a few other species. Water dependency is a vital issue in land-dwelling Arthropoda of that size.

    Okay, I'll stop. But it's still more interesting than American Idol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoda Nightingale View Post
    Oh crap. I completely forgot to give this character a last name. Didn't think I'd need one until this line of dialogue: "Mr. Whittaker, if you want to continue this conversation, then Miss ____ will have to wait outside."
    Thang?


    Sorry. I'm not helping either.

    I usually open the phone book in situations like this. Then select randomly. (sometimes I cheat though and throw the name back and choose again if I don't like the first one I land on)
    Quote Originally Posted by TedTheewen View Post
    I love the scum of your dish. It's beautiful and intoxicating.

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    Quote Originally Posted by soapdish View Post
    Thang?
    Only if she's Southern.

    ďBut I donít want to go among mad people," Alice remarked.
    "Oh, you canít help that," said the Cat. "Weíre all mad here. Iím mad. Youíre mad."
    "How do you know Iím mad?" said Alice.
    "You must be," said the Cat, "or you wouldnít have come here.Ē

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    Why would anybody want to watch such garbage?

    Turn the tv off and slowly walk away, Abby...seriously.

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    I don't think I've ever seen an entire episode of American Idol. Maybe a clip here or there.
    Quote Originally Posted by TedTheewen View Post
    I love the scum of your dish. It's beautiful and intoxicating.

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    I watched it when I was in China, because yes, I was that desperate for American television.

    ďBut I donít want to go among mad people," Alice remarked.
    "Oh, you canít help that," said the Cat. "Weíre all mad here. Iím mad. Youíre mad."
    "How do you know Iím mad?" said Alice.
    "You must be," said the Cat, "or you wouldnít have come here.Ē

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    Quote Originally Posted by soapdish View Post

    I usually open the phone book in situations like this. Then select randomly. (sometimes I cheat though and throw the name back and choose again if I don't like the first one I land on)
    The local cemetery.

    YEAH!

    I said the cemetery. Don't judge me

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    Nothing wrong with the cemetery.

    I've taken a few ideas - and a few name - from there myself.

    ďBut I donít want to go among mad people," Alice remarked.
    "Oh, you canít help that," said the Cat. "Weíre all mad here. Iím mad. Youíre mad."
    "How do you know Iím mad?" said Alice.
    "You must be," said the Cat, "or you wouldnít have come here.Ē

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    Quote Originally Posted by slcboston View Post
    I watched it when I was in China, because yes, I was that desperate for American television.

    That's pretty desperate.

    Quote Originally Posted by CDaniel View Post
    The local cemetery.

    YEAH!

    I said the cemetery. Don't judge me
    For selecting names? Dude. Why would we judge you?

    That is awesome.
    Quote Originally Posted by TedTheewen View Post
    I love the scum of your dish. It's beautiful and intoxicating.

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    Quote Originally Posted by soapdish View Post
    That's pretty desperate.
    It was like the third season, when it wasn't quite so bad.

    Besides, watching Simon snark was fun. For a bit, anyway.

    ďBut I donít want to go among mad people," Alice remarked.
    "Oh, you canít help that," said the Cat. "Weíre all mad here. Iím mad. Youíre mad."
    "How do you know Iím mad?" said Alice.
    "You must be," said the Cat, "or you wouldnít have come here.Ē

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    I love cemeteries. Love them!

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    You know what I used to really love to do? Gravestone rubbings. You know, where you put paper down over a headstone and rub charcoal or chalk or even crayons.

    I have some really pretty ones from this old cemetery from the area the show Twin Peaks took place in.
    Quote Originally Posted by TedTheewen View Post
    I love the scum of your dish. It's beautiful and intoxicating.

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    There are a couple of old cemeteries around here. Once spring truly gets here I want to take the time to wander around them a little bit.

    And I like visiting semi-famous gravesites. I've been to F Scot Fitzgerald's grave, for example, which was in this really small cemetery in the middle of the city. Very odd.
    ďBut I donít want to go among mad people," Alice remarked.
    "Oh, you canít help that," said the Cat. "Weíre all mad here. Iím mad. Youíre mad."
    "How do you know Iím mad?" said Alice.
    "You must be," said the Cat, "or you wouldnít have come here.Ē

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