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    I totally skeeve spiders. Aagghh.

    Yay, Greg. Please don't ask me to beta.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FOTSGreg View Post
    Hey, folks! I got some marginally good news today. The managing editor for Sam's Dot Publishing requested the first 50-pages and a 500-word synopsis for my book Hatchings when I'm done with the current edit. When I explained I was still a month or so away from it, he said "No problem. The email address will still be there when you're ready. I want to see the partial."

    I ran into him at Conestoga 13 in Tulsa this morning. I had planned to pitch the book to Yard Dog Press, but their editor isn't currently reading anything.

    Sorry, it's fairly hard SF, not horror (but it does have giant spiders and other insects!) so you folks probably wouldn't be interested....
    Good Luck Greg!

    Haggis? The spider? That was priceless...funniest thing I've seen all week!
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    Haggis, you're supposed to wrap them in banana leaves and cook them first.

    Takes care of all those pesky little hairs.
    There's a big difference between mostly dead and all dead.

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    Is it bad that I saw that spider thing before dinner, and actually wanted one? It looked really appatizing.

    Night, night. MJPShail virus go beddy time now. Codeine kicking in. Zzzzzzzzzzz.
    Shail is unemployed but still writing. And very frustrated.

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    and... i want to thank whichever demented little mind suggested this month's prompt. It got me to dig out an old idea that I'd started but never finished. It needed dusting, it needed trimming (and at 1700 wds some might argue it still does but for me that's *short*)...

    but it's up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by slcboston View Post
    Haggis, you're supposed to wrap them in banana leaves and cook them first.

    Takes care of all those pesky little hairs.

    I thought that you were just supposed to peel back the skin and enjoy...Those furry legs look like they would tickle my throat too much.

    Eat it raw! That's the best way isn't it?
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    Well, the natives cook them, at least the ones I saw do the banana leaf thingy

    I try and follow the local guidelines when eating strange food.
    There's a big difference between mostly dead and all dead.

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    Again, this squirrel is puking in someone's shoes

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    I'm not wearing shoes, so the squirrel may puke away.

    This a bad time to mention the dish of live shrimp our table was once served in China?
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    Quote Originally Posted by slcboston View Post
    I'm not wearing shoes, so the squirrel may puke away.

    This a bad time to mention the dish of live shrimp our table was once served in China?

    Live shrimp? Did you have to bite off their heads? Sounds tasty
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    Quote Originally Posted by LaurieD View Post
    Again, this squirrel is puking in someone's shoes

    Maybe it's the wine and smarties...or sweet tarts...what were you drinking the other night Laurie?
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    Yes, wine and refined sugar. Lots of refined sugar. I had such a sugar crash.

    Notice there was no spider involved. Spiders. Must. Die. Not be eaten. Die.

    Live shrimp are easily made not live. And then eaten.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LaurieD View Post
    Yes, wine and refined sugar. Lots of refined sugar. I had such a sugar crash.

    Notice there was no spider involved. Spiders. Must. Die. Not be eaten. Die.

    Live shrimp are easily made not live. And then eaten.

    Yes, but if you puke after a sugar crash, AND the thought of eating a spider...where do you draw the puking line?

    Certainly not at eating live shrimp
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kmcelhinny View Post
    Live shrimp? Did you have to bite off their heads? Sounds tasty
    cold, slimy, and kicking.... how does that even begin to sound tasty?

    I mean, two out of three I've done, but somehow the complete trifecta changes things.
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    Quote Originally Posted by slcboston View Post
    cold, slimy, and kicking.... how does that even begin to sound tasty?

    I mean, two out of three I've done, but somehow the complete trifecta changes things.
    It was the slimy that did you in wasn't it? Did you puke in anyone's shoe?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kmcelhinny View Post
    Yes, but if you puke after a sugar crash, AND the thought of eating a spider...where do you draw the puking line?

    Certainly not at eating live shrimp
    Just for the record, I have't puked from what I've had to drink in...*counts on fingers* 12 years. And the last time it was from drinking light beer *shudders*


    Loooove seafood.... well most seafood....

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    Quote Originally Posted by LaurieD View Post
    Just for the record, I have't puked from what I've had to drink in...*counts on fingers* 12 years. And the last time it was from drinking light beer *shudders*



    Sorry! I hope I didn't offend, after I read it it sounded kind of B----y so I'm sorry that wasn't what I intended...but thanks for making me laugh!

    Loooove seafood.... well most seafood....
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    Quote Originally Posted by LaurieD View Post
    Just for the record, I have't puked from what I've had to drink in...*counts on fingers* 12 years. And the last time it was from drinking light beer *shudders*
    Did you know that Guiness - my preferred draft - has less calories than Miller Lite?
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    Quote Originally Posted by slcboston View Post
    Did you know that Guiness - my preferred draft - has less calories than Miller Lite?

    Is it more filling?
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    I don't count anything when I drink.

    Which is why I'm no longer to out unless hubs or someone he deems responsible goes with me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LaurieD View Post
    I don't count anything when I drink.

    Which is why I'm no longer to out unless hubs or someone he deems responsible goes with me.

    Well that's what they're for in the first place right? To keep us crazy women from dancing on the table tops so we won't show any other man our naughty bits?
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    Heeeeeeey!!!!!

    I'm baaaack... What's up, nuts?

    I've had computer troubles... anyone got a blow torch?
    Ze name iz... Effie

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kmcelhinny View Post
    Well that's what they're for in the first place right? To keep us crazy women from dancing on the table tops so we won't show any other man our naughty bits?
    Where's the fun in that?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kmcelhinny View Post
    Well that's what they're for in the first place right? To keep us crazy women from dancing on the table tops so we won't show any other man our naughty bits?
    Something like that, yeah. I'll chat with you guys tomorrow sometime - I need to put my head to bed.

    And, no, Hinny, I haven't been drinking... just so, ya know, we're clear on that

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    Quote Originally Posted by EFCollins View Post
    I've had computer troubles... anyone got a blow torch?
    No, but I have napalm. Will that do?
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