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    Quote Originally Posted by CDaniel View Post
    *sprays soap with disinfectant*



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

    My mouth was open.
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    And he opened the coffins and set them all free. -- "The Chimney Sweeper" -- William Blake

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    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?
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    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.

    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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    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?

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    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.

    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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    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.

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    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.

    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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    Become an editor for one of the Big Six or a print magazine?


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    *walks in, looks around, shrugs and curls up for a nap*

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    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.



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    Quote Originally Posted by TumbleHome View Post
    *walks in, looks around, shrugs and curls up for a nap*
    You've settled in nicely here.

    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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    *grabs sporks*
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    There you are. Looks like you're flying around again purty good.


    How bout a little target practice?

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    :O

    Dan, don't make me stab you with a spork.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Synonym View Post
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    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??

    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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    *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.

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    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*
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    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.

    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 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.

    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 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.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Synonym View Post
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    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.

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    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. :/
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    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?

    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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    He schmoos me to show that he cares...he cares a lot!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Synonym View Post
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    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.
    And by came an angel who had a bright key,
    And he opened the coffins and set them all free. -- "The Chimney Sweeper" -- William Blake

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