Welcome to the AbsoluteWrite Water Cooler! Please read The Newbie Guide To Absolute Write

Thread: Hounding After Hours

  1. #4476
    writing soapdish's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    At the portal to the Pacific
    Posts
    16,580
    Quote Originally Posted by CDaniel View Post
    *sprays soap with disinfectant*



    *leaves*
    Give a girl a warning, would ya!?

    My mouth was open.


  2. #4477
    writing soapdish's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    At the portal to the Pacific
    Posts
    16,580
    Quote Originally Posted by LaurieD View Post
    *hot glues bra to chandelier, fills with green dye, egg whites, and sneezing powder*

    Eh, it was something to do.

    Bored much?


  3. #4478
    Pasture-ized slcboston's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Not Really Here
    Posts
    42,546
    Quote Originally Posted by TedTheewen View Post
    I keep going back to this business of organ harvesting.
    You too?

    'Course with me, it's a story idea, not a practical application.

    There's a big difference between mostly dead and all dead.

    Answer the Question of the Week.* New questions found on the last page of the thread.

    *May or may not actually be updated once a week.

    Fleas Twits

  4. #4479
    Today is your last day. FOTSGreg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    A land where FTL travel is possible and horrible things lurk just beneath the surface of reality
    Posts
    7,749
    Bos & Ted, you know, don't you, that in Larry Niven's Known Space universe, violations of the law, such as tax evasion, get citizens sentenced to the organ banks? Essentially, the demand for transplantable organs is such that the sentence for any crime is death - by being carved up and your organs harvested by the nearest handy autodoc.

    Nice world, huh?

  5. #4480
    Pasture-ized slcboston's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Not Really Here
    Posts
    42,546
    I confess I've never read Niven, though I have always meant to do so. One of those writers who is on my "to be read... someday" list.

    There's a big difference between mostly dead and all dead.

    Answer the Question of the Week.* New questions found on the last page of the thread.

    *May or may not actually be updated once a week.

    Fleas Twits

  6. #4481
    Today is your last day. FOTSGreg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    A land where FTL travel is possible and horrible things lurk just beneath the surface of reality
    Posts
    7,749
    Bos, you should. Ringworld is probably one to start with, or maybe Protector. The Man-Kzin Wars anthologies are also pretty good and really base you in the culture of Known Space.

  7. #4482
    Pasture-ized slcboston's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Not Really Here
    Posts
    42,546
    Ringworld is the reason I want to read him.

    It's just a case of too many authors, too little time.


    I need to get paid to read, somehow.

    There's a big difference between mostly dead and all dead.

    Answer the Question of the Week.* New questions found on the last page of the thread.

    *May or may not actually be updated once a week.

    Fleas Twits

  8. #4483
    Today is your last day. FOTSGreg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    A land where FTL travel is possible and horrible things lurk just beneath the surface of reality
    Posts
    7,749
    Become an editor for one of the Big Six or a print magazine?


  9. #4484
    Inconsequential. Also: short. TumbleHome's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Las Vegas
    Posts
    114
    *walks in, looks around, shrugs and curls up for a nap*

  10. #4485
    roasting cows night-flyer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    35,028
    Quote Originally Posted by slcboston View Post
    You picked on AlleyCat?

    More importantly, you picked on him suffieciently enough that he Schmooed you, oh Rainbow Nite?

    *snickers*

    That takes a lot.

    eh, not as much as you think.



    Quote Originally Posted by soapdish View Post
    Both kids now. And worse.

    I really, REALLY hope I don't get it. I've washed my hands so many times in the last 48 hrs that I think I've taken a layer of skin off.


    And I think Boston has a pic of a mug like that...or someone does. I'm too lazy to hunt it down though.



    Good day, hounds.
    <--My blog

    twitter & fb (for a friend)

    WIP1- One of Us, SF/Horror
    WIP2- Flying with Broken Wings, Fantasy

    Quote Originally Posted by Synonym View Post
    Just when I think that this thread couldn't possibly get any stranger...it does.


  11. #4486
    Pasture-ized slcboston's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Not Really Here
    Posts
    42,546
    Quote Originally Posted by TumbleHome View Post
    *walks in, looks around, shrugs and curls up for a nap*
    You've settled in nicely here.

    There's a big difference between mostly dead and all dead.

    Answer the Question of the Week.* New questions found on the last page of the thread.

    *May or may not actually be updated once a week.

    Fleas Twits

  12. #4487
    roasting cows night-flyer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    35,028
    *grabs sporks*
    <--My blog

    twitter & fb (for a friend)

    WIP1- One of Us, SF/Horror
    WIP2- Flying with Broken Wings, Fantasy

    Quote Originally Posted by Synonym View Post
    Just when I think that this thread couldn't possibly get any stranger...it does.


  13. #4488
    Writing for the brand
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    8,851
    There you are. Looks like you're flying around again purty good.


    How bout a little target practice?

  14. #4489
    roasting cows night-flyer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    35,028
    :O

    Dan, don't make me stab you with a spork.
    <--My blog

    twitter & fb (for a friend)

    WIP1- One of Us, SF/Horror
    WIP2- Flying with Broken Wings, Fantasy

    Quote Originally Posted by Synonym View Post
    Just when I think that this thread couldn't possibly get any stranger...it does.


  15. #4490
    Pasture-ized slcboston's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Not Really Here
    Posts
    42,546
    Quote Originally Posted by night-flyer View Post
    :O

    Dan, don't make me stab you with a spork.
    Speaking of, what was that other thing you were today? After Rainbow Brite??

    There's a big difference between mostly dead and all dead.

    Answer the Question of the Week.* New questions found on the last page of the thread.

    *May or may not actually be updated once a week.

    Fleas Twits

  16. #4491
    AW's Most Adorable Sociopath TedTheewen's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    In a van parked outside of your house.
    Posts
    14,018
    *comes in, goes to the corner, curls up into a ball and sucks his thumb*

    My friends are telling me to go apply to work at their call center. I'm thinking I should.

    I will, however, get some writing done tonight because I've been looking forward to it all day. It's nice to be able to come home and do something I enjoy.

  17. #4492
    roasting cows night-flyer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    35,028
    Quote Originally Posted by slcboston View Post
    Speaking of, what was that other thing you were today? After Rainbow Brite??


    What came after was much better than what was before it...

    *stabs bos with a spork*
    <--My blog

    twitter & fb (for a friend)

    WIP1- One of Us, SF/Horror
    WIP2- Flying with Broken Wings, Fantasy

    Quote Originally Posted by Synonym View Post
    Just when I think that this thread couldn't possibly get any stranger...it does.


  18. #4493
    Pasture-ized slcboston's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Not Really Here
    Posts
    42,546
    Quote Originally Posted by night-flyer View Post
    What came after was much better than what was before it...

    *stabs bos with a spork*
    Oooh, I missed that.


    Do tell.

    There's a big difference between mostly dead and all dead.

    Answer the Question of the Week.* New questions found on the last page of the thread.

    *May or may not actually be updated once a week.

    Fleas Twits

  19. #4494
    Pasture-ized slcboston's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Not Really Here
    Posts
    42,546
    Quote Originally Posted by TedTheewen View Post
    My friends are telling me to go apply to work at their call center. I'm thinking I should.
    Kind of seems like at this point you've got nothing to lose.

    There's a big difference between mostly dead and all dead.

    Answer the Question of the Week.* New questions found on the last page of the thread.

    *May or may not actually be updated once a week.

    Fleas Twits

  20. #4495
    roasting cows night-flyer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    35,028
    Quote Originally Posted by TedTheewen View Post
    *comes in, goes to the corner, curls up into a ball and sucks his thumb*

    My friends are telling me to go apply to work at their call center. I'm thinking I should.

    I will, however, get some writing done tonight because I've been looking forward to it all day. It's nice to be able to come home and do something I enjoy.
    I think you should do it!

    um, er...I meant apply for the job.
    <--My blog

    twitter & fb (for a friend)

    WIP1- One of Us, SF/Horror
    WIP2- Flying with Broken Wings, Fantasy

    Quote Originally Posted by Synonym View Post
    Just when I think that this thread couldn't possibly get any stranger...it does.


  21. #4496
    AW's Most Adorable Sociopath TedTheewen's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    In a van parked outside of your house.
    Posts
    14,018
    Yeah, and the new changes that are supposed to come might not. They keep saying that changes are going to be made, but those changes keep getting delayed. We'll see.

  22. #4497
    roasting cows night-flyer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    35,028
    Quote Originally Posted by slcboston View Post
    Oooh, I missed that.


    Do tell.

    It was a long night of getting scmooed, not sure I can remember the order of which the horrors occurred.

    hmm...there was a demented Easter bunny, a disturbing chick, a my lil pony , Barney (barf), and I think you caught the rest from there. AC needs more pie. Never jab a mod cat with a stick at three in the morning. :/
    <--My blog

    twitter & fb (for a friend)

    WIP1- One of Us, SF/Horror
    WIP2- Flying with Broken Wings, Fantasy

    Quote Originally Posted by Synonym View Post
    Just when I think that this thread couldn't possibly get any stranger...it does.


  23. #4498
    Pasture-ized slcboston's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Not Really Here
    Posts
    42,546
    Quote Originally Posted by night-flyer View Post
    Never jab a mod cat with a stick at three in the morning. :/
    23k + in posts and you are just now realizing this?

    There's a big difference between mostly dead and all dead.

    Answer the Question of the Week.* New questions found on the last page of the thread.

    *May or may not actually be updated once a week.

    Fleas Twits

  24. #4499
    roasting cows night-flyer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    35,028
    He schmoos me to show that he cares...he cares a lot!
    <--My blog

    twitter & fb (for a friend)

    WIP1- One of Us, SF/Horror
    WIP2- Flying with Broken Wings, Fantasy

    Quote Originally Posted by Synonym View Post
    Just when I think that this thread couldn't possibly get any stranger...it does.


  25. #4500
    writing soapdish's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    At the portal to the Pacific
    Posts
    16,580
    Quote Originally Posted by TedTheewen View Post
    Yeah, and the new changes that are supposed to come might not. They keep saying that changes are going to be made, but those changes keep getting delayed. We'll see.
    I hate that.

    I've been there, Ted. Get out if you can.


Page 180 of 978 FirstFirst ... 80105130155170174175176177178179180181182183184185186190205230255280430680930 ... LastLast

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Custom Search