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Discussion in 'Reader's Corner' started by Cardboard Tube Knight, Dec 11, 2010.

  1. Cardboard Tube Knight Heads or Tails?

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    This is the new Lit Dept Conversation. And no a cat didn't get in here...that's just Masamune bawing.
     
  2. masamune1 Crouching Tiger

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  3. masamune1 Crouching Tiger

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    I Shall Have REVENGE!

    EDIT- And I choose to interpret the title as pertaining to that vengeance.
     
  4. Cardboard Tube Knight Heads or Tails?

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  5. Pintsize Super Slueth

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    oh you kids

    you should practice the three C's like dino-sherlock
     
  6. Cardboard Tube Knight Heads or Tails?

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    DIno-Sherlock? Is he like Raptor Jesus?
     
  7. sel Agatha, This is Magnus Advisor

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    A few hours ago. That elevator/lift Smiths scene from (500) Days of Summer. Though it was on the metro and she was reading 100 Years of Solitude.

    Today's been good, and I've not even had my post-Uni cup of tea yet.
     
  8. Cardboard Tube Knight Heads or Tails?

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    I really wanted to see 500 Days of Summer but I totally forgot why or what it was about. I still think I will watch it.
     
  9. Pintsize Super Slueth

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    as far as dinosaur comparisons go, sure, why not.

    my only thoughts on the matter is that while Raptor Jesus is busy getting nailed to a tree, Dino Sherlock has already caught the bastards and thrown them away for life
     
  10. sel Agatha, This is Magnus Advisor

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    Happy Christmas your arse, I pray god it's our last <3
     
  11. masamune1 Crouching Tiger

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    The boys in the NYPD choir still singing Galway Bay

    And the bells are ringing out

    For Christmas Day.

    And if it is the last, I will kill sel for jinxing it.
     
  12. Dream Brother Active Member

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    Have a great xmas, guys. (And listen to WHAM!)
     
  13. sel Agatha, This is Magnus Advisor

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    I think I've already linked this to you DB, but I'll do it here just generally. I love this Christmas album

    X
     
  14. Garfield ​⁠​

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    Happy Christmas you Grinches

    gimme some Grifts
     
  15. sel Agatha, This is Magnus Advisor

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    I've spent the last week wondering why everybody's been throwing Stephen King novels at me.

    Then It hit me.
     
  16. Garfield ​⁠​

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    Ahhh! how come I never noticed It was Grinch :uwah
     
  17. Happy Mask Salesman Meeting with a terrible fate..

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    I spent three days working tirelessly on something. After rereading it, I realized it was crap. Now, my projects are becoming better. I think.
     
  18. Cardboard Tube Knight Heads or Tails?

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  19. Cthulhu-versailles The Luckiest Man in Agrabah

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    I once tried to be part of a convo thread, but then I realized I had nothing I wanted to conversate about save how strange it is to try and convo when you're not trying to....

    ......
     
  20. masamune1 Crouching Tiger

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    Get your ass back to the Roleplaying Forum!
     
  21. Cardboard Tube Knight Heads or Tails?

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    The role playing forum is mostly dead these days. People just start games seemingly weekly to watch them die.
     
  22. masamune1 Crouching Tiger

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    The one we're playing has been going strong for a few weeks. It's got enough dedicated members and the next few story arcs are all planned out. It's going to last awhile yet.

    Though CV still needs to get moving with his storyline, since it's part of one of my characters too.
     
  23. Tyrael I prefer the term Dream Weaver

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    Have a good new year when it comes, you inactive bastards - hopefully we'll be seeing a few of you (including myself, admittedly) around a bit more in 2011.
     
  24. Cardboard Tube Knight Heads or Tails?

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    My game is still active, though its a small band and the Harry Potter RP I am about to start is going to be a small band again, I haven't played much in any other games in a long time with the exception of Soul Nova's D&D
     
  25. masamune1 Crouching Tiger

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    Your Whitefall RPG' OP gave me an idea for a story.
     
  26. Cardboard Tube Knight Heads or Tails?

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    Cool, is it called Hookers on a Stormy Night?

    I actually have a little short story about Whitefall and the characters before they came to Whitefall in Muks old game, it's just random things that happened to us.
     
  27. masamune1 Crouching Tiger

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    Well, it's actually pretty different from your thing.

    It's just the basic idea of a ship caught on in a storm and survivors in a new land. 'Cept there is only one survivor, ánd she is quickly taken to a strange city full of white buildings where she is welcomed and treated well, but it becomes clear the city as not as utopian as it first seems. There is an unseen ruler and the city is a theocracy worshipping a lesser god, who is summoned and has to grant the girl permission to stay. Eventually she uncovers all sorts of conspiracy stuff and hidden secrets

    I would set it in a Discworld/ D & D -esque fantasy series; so, basically, I'd like to make a fantasy world where I can set a whole bunch of unconnected stories, and this would be one of them.

    Probably won't end up writing it though. I'm terrible at actually putting pen to paper with my ideas.
     
  28. Cardboard Tube Knight Heads or Tails?

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    Sounds like a good concept, you should write it. I don't know much about Discworld, I haven't actually read any of the books or anything.
     
  29. masamune1 Crouching Tiger

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    Well, I just meant the basic idea of having a single fantasy world to set a bunch of different stories in. Which isn't the important thing; it's just somwthing I've thought about.

    Discworld is pretty good, though it gets a bit formulaic.
     
  30. Cardboard Tube Knight Heads or Tails?

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    I meant to check into discworld some but I just never got into it fully.

    I kind of like the idea of setting a lot of stories in a single world, but my world is very similar to the world we live in with the added bonus of fantasy creatures to some degree. Even then I don't know if I could ever set multiple stories in that world
     
  31. Tyrael I prefer the term Dream Weaver

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    Place your bets now!

    This show...
     
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  32. Cthulhu-versailles The Luckiest Man in Agrabah

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    any of you guys enter any writing contest lately?

    Also, would you rather use this fancy new junky way of getting your stuff published not even in print, or go the traditionally route. This is off course assuming you have the choice to make.
     
  33. Dream Brother Active Member

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  34. jux back to back

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    Just got the complete series of the sandman. Aw hell yea.
     
  35. Tyrael I prefer the term Dream Weaver

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    Currently struggling to find the 4th volume of Sandman. For some reason not been having much luck.
     
  36. jux back to back

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    Yeah, you need to buy them to read them. It's pretty impossible to find in Libraries. That or they've all got like 10383212389137 reserves, so it's a bitch of a wait.

    I just cannot believe how much of a imaginative genius Gaiman is.
     
  37. Cardboard Tube Knight Heads or Tails?

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    TV Tropes just pointed me to this...the oldest story on FF.net

    X
     
  38. Tyrael I prefer the term Dream Weaver

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    Nobody got raped? Count me surprised. Unless the whole thing was a giant metaphor for sexual abuse.
     
  39. Cardboard Tube Knight Heads or Tails?

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    This is old fan fiction the constant threat of rape didn't make the scene for a while.

    I think LifeTime had an effect on Fan Fiction.
     
  40. Tyrael I prefer the term Dream Weaver

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  41. Cardboard Tube Knight Heads or Tails?

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    Life Time is the station that says is made for women, but it typically seems to be made with the idea that all women want to watch is movies about other women who can't have kids and get raped and or beaten by some guy until they kill him or empower themselves by finding another guy. It's all very silly and depressing and they show movies you've never heard of with no name actors.

    I suspect the raping thing started there and spread like a virus to Fan Fiction.
     
  42. Lord Yu Banned

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    I demand JUSTICE!
     
  43. Tyrael I prefer the term Dream Weaver

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    I'd imagine it's more people trying to be sensationalist under the pretention of being dark and edgy - true art is angsty after all. Or possibly just people have no concept of tone.

    I think there's a chance it stems from young women (mainly) trying to make sense of sex and sexuality as a whole, or not really getting rape. I guess I could suggest it relates to disillusionment of society's treatment of sex, and sexual power balances, showing how many women see the power in the hands of the man to the point of oppression (hence the rape) and the desire for a more innocent and balanced world.

    Okay, I've no idea where that last paragraph came from. I think someone might have put something in my tea.

    Of the ill defined and obviously malicious sort?

    Edit - X

    2nd Edit - X
     
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  44. masamune1 Crouching Tiger

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    So it seems the end is nigh.

    Viz has spoken. NarutoFan is to be scrapped.

    And we shall be called (sic) "AniFreak".

    What an unexpected event.
     
  45. Cardboard Tube Knight Heads or Tails?

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    What's this about Narutofan being scrapped and why is this Viz place such trouble?
     
  46. Oedipa Lot 49

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    I thought NF was just changing its domain name?
     
  47. Cardboard Tube Knight Heads or Tails?

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    Yeah to something stupid, I don't like that shit either and Viz has no right here. Site was registered before Viz bought the rights.
     
  48. Dream Brother Active Member

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    I actually had no idea about this...I should really speak to the other mods more often.

    'AniFreak' sounds pretty dumb, but at least it sounds like more of a general Anime/Manga site now, which is how most people have been using this place, rather than coming here just for the mess known as Naruto.
     
  49. masamune1 Crouching Tiger

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    A lot of people do still come for Naruto, and the Library is still pretty active, arguably the most active place on NF. Plus, the manga has started to get better.
     
  50. Clay The Writing Writer Super Moderator

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    Better? Not really... Kishimoto has resorted to pointless fanservice to appease the fans, rather than an actual satisfying "war". You know a story is going down hill when the writer resurrects pretty much every named character for one final battle...
     

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