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Random Rants 0x52: [Obligatory rant about title]

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by aimeeandbeatles, Nov 4, 2019.

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  1. aimeeandbeatles

    aimeeandbeatles watermelon

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    I remember looking for Pokemon fanart on DeviantArt. For some reason, I always managed to find the weird fetish ones where they...uh, "inflated" the Pokemon. :cringe:
     
  2. BenitoChavez

    BenitoChavez Whispering Walrus

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    Attempt indeed. How many syllables in the 2nd line again? ;)
     
  3. Synsensa

    Synsensa - Retired Moderator

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    The Timmies near me has a bookcase with coffee bags and tumblers. The shelves have labels. They are poorly capitalized and just generally are woefully put together.

    Worst, however, is their proud advertisement of the fact they sell "dark roask Coffee."
     
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  4. shadowplay

    shadowplay your ad here

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    No matter what you do I still think you're a huge ass. :grouphug:
     
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  5. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    up yours!
    it is uncertain
    that I can really do a haiku
    sumimasen
     
  6. choxorn

    choxorn Watermelon Headcrab

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    The third line's also only correct if you say "TIL" as a single syllable and not 3 letters.

    (I'm not actually sure which one you're supposed to do, I've always read it as "T. I. L." not "till")

    That's 5-9-4, that's even more wrong!
     
  7. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    up yours!
    for such a mistake
    one has to apologise
    one does what one can
     
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  8. Valka D'Ur

    Valka D'Ur Hosting Iron Pen in A&E Retired Moderator

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    I noticed this when I went on a Borgias binge-read earlier this year on AO3. There's one author there who specializes in modern-era Borgia stories, and after the third one, I realized that they're formulaic like a Harlequin romance. Some of the sentences could have been copy/pasted from story to story, and the comments on some of them were like this was high literature.

    It was mental junk food which was okay at the time, but I wouldn't praise it like the "usual gang" did.

    But there was one story there that was more unusual, very good as far as it went... and the author just stopped, without explanation. She did other stories after that, so it's not like she dropped out of writing. Some people are angry, and I don't blame them. It's understandable to lose interest or inspiration for a story, but after a couple of dozen chapters and an established audience, it's really not cool to stop without saying something like "sorry, I'm not feeling the muse anymore with this one, thanks for your support."
     
  9. AdamCrock

    AdamCrock Polish Pudding

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    Really ? Did You put on Your socks, Your sandals and walked down to shop with a bag from biedronka to buy some vodka and pickles ? :D
     
  10. JohannaK

    JohannaK Careless Whisperer

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    Rant: people not being active in the Mafia game.
     
  11. Synsensa

    Synsensa - Retired Moderator

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    Fret not, after tonight, it'll be even less active once they've lynched me, an innocent.
     
  12. RRRaskolnikov

    RRRaskolnikov Goldfish

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    Post this in the relevant thread and you will definitely get lynched mate :)
    Plus, iirc we have a triple tie right now Mr Whinie
     
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    Arakhor Dremora Courtier Moderator

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    Typically, you generate interest in a Mafia game by raising hell.

    (Or, if you're me, by "pretending" that polyhedral dice exist and getting lynched for it.)
     
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  14. Synsensa

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    Took a 30-minute nap. Didn't help. Meh.
     
  15. Lemon Merchant

    Lemon Merchant Professional Killjoy Moderator

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    I know I'm late to the party but RL got in the way...

    I find the thread title highly derivative and pedantic. One easily grasps the nuance where there should be some complexity. Completely without panache, it lacks style as well.
     
  16. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    I actually purchase raw vegetables wholesale and preserve them with my own home-researched mixture of water, vinegar, sugar and salt.

    I also boil cabbage.
     
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    Timsup2nothin Veteran of 1000 psycic wars

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    During your research did you discover some little known feature that makes the first water in the list different from the water at the end of the list?
     
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    I am an excellent thread title-writer :smug:
     
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    AdamCrock Polish Pudding

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    Now I am 100% convinced You're Polish !
     
  20. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    Thanks for spotting the mistake. I was tallying votes and things got… out of hand.
    Yes! You see, the more you boil it and it stinks then the more of the bad parts that are evaporated. The resulting material can be used for all sorts of edible foodstuffs.

    My research on this has led me to believe hope that other brassicæ can be made edible.
     
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