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by DavidK
Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2723
Views: 526087

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome aboard this madhouse, Tim
by DavidK
Tue Jun 05, 2012 12:17 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4082
Views: 899532

Re: Success!

Brad ... Nice! wotf009
by DavidK
Thu May 31, 2012 4:05 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Martin L. Shoemaker wrote:
Thanks to Dr. Phil's cryptic comment, the panic has already begun!


Yes, but with the amount of times he's almost won, he deserves an early mark -- if his hint is what we think ... although, others (myself not included) are pretty quiet recently?

Perhaps they all know already ... NNiNN for me.
by DavidK
Thu May 31, 2012 3:59 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

It's 456 am West coast (US) time, but of course it's almost tomorrow here ... I'll (again) be sleeping when the email / phone panic sets in, so I just wanted to say, good luck all, congratulations to those phone recipients! It's got to be today, doesn't it? wotf017 Well it was 0456hours when I start...
by DavidK
Sun May 27, 2012 5:14 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Martin L. Shoemaker wrote:8 story seeds so far. One came from a guy at my table at lunch... Some guy named Aldrin!


Wow! And then 10 or so posts on, the penny drops and I realise what and who you guys are all talking about.

Where is that 'envy' smilie? wotf010

Martin, you fell on your feet having to step in for RPLJ!
by DavidK
Thu May 24, 2012 3:00 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Oh, darn it - I'll be asleep on the other side of the world, dreaming of my toast, melted s'more's, Marmite and Vegemite ...

Congratulations everyone wotf010 . Sorry and commiserations to the rest of us... wotf018

David (who really doesn't believe this post is required until next week)
by DavidK
Tue May 22, 2012 1:40 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

This, from the land of Vegemite? When Men at Work made the stuff briefly popular in the US, I tried some. I have some pretty exotic tastes. I really wanted to like it. But I took one dab, stuck it on my tongue, and spit it out. I tried some more on toast, and I threw it out. The entire, expensive, ...
by DavidK
Tue May 22, 2012 12:31 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

David, it's currently s'mores eating season here in America. From Memorial Weekend to Labor Day weekend = Camping = S'mores. All the stores keep the s'mores supplies up front and easily accessible, they take turns running marshmallow/graham cracker/Hersey sales. Thanks Tina ... I never knew it was ...
by DavidK
Mon May 21, 2012 8:50 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Kary James wrote:MmmmmMMmmm!

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Okay, so now I understand ... but I think I was better off not knowing, because all I can think of saying now is : y'all eat that? wotf003
by DavidK
Mon May 21, 2012 2:00 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

according to Wikipedia: A s'more (sometimes spelled smore) is a traditional nighttime campfire treat popular in the United States and Canada consisting of a roasted marshmallow and a layer of chocolate sandwiched between two pieces of graham cracker.[1] Yup, I had to Google again to figure out what...
by DavidK
Sun May 20, 2012 1:16 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

While it's fun (for some of us) to stress about Q1 - I've given up, I'll get something or nothing ... (I keep thinking they've lost my Day 2 Q1 sub of 231 days), and my Q2 is also out of my control at 35 days. Nothing I can do about either, BUT I can focus on writing the best story ever for Q3, so t...
by DavidK
Sat May 19, 2012 12:31 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2723
Views: 526087

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome Louis wotf008
by DavidK
Thu May 17, 2012 1:06 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

It's 345 US time and I had a compulsion to say congratulations to the winners. Commiserations everyone else - me, I'm sleeping right now on the other side of the globe - it's still dark here :) You might hear me snoring if you listen hard... Funny... I swear I heard something else earlier... Someth...
by DavidK
Thu May 17, 2012 2:51 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

It's 345 US time and I had a compulsion to say congratulations to the winners.

Commiserations everyone else - me, I'm sleeping right now on the other side of the globe - it's still dark here :)

You might hear me snoring if you listen hard...
by DavidK
Wed May 16, 2012 12:20 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2723
Views: 526087

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome Ven and austinDm :)
by DavidK
Tue May 15, 2012 12:22 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

I've got 1 HM which I then sold to After The World - Black House Comics... wotf008 I'd rather take bets on who thinks it's going to be this Thursday rather than who in the LAMPS gets what via snail-mail / what the 'HOLD' means / why Martin and I have a NNINN? I bet we DON'T hear this week - like I s...
by DavidK
Fri May 11, 2012 2:13 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

And good luck for tomorrow? everyone. I'm not holding my breath though ... it could be another week away yet. wotf017 I blame myself for NNiNN ... but it would have been nice if I'd been wrong. wotf022 The way I figured it, the judges are probably mulling over the stories - that or it was the impac...
by DavidK
Wed May 09, 2012 1:30 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Congratulations illustrators.

And good luck for tomorrow? everyone. I'm not holding my breath though ... it could be another week away yet. wotf017
by DavidK
Wed May 09, 2012 5:20 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Martin L. Shoemaker wrote:
dantzel wrote:And especially this one! wotf019

http://www.flickr.com/photos/tushysqueeze/4455095721/


tushysqueeze? And you're telling me this is NOT gator porn?


No, apparently it's gator pile?
by DavidK
Thu May 03, 2012 11:53 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4082
Views: 899532

Re: Success!

Thought I'd share some good news. In the past couple of days I've had two stories picked up for publication. "Poultry" will appear in the February 2013 issue of Twisted Dreams Magazine, and "Illegal" written with Pete Aldin will appear in the August 2012 issue of Andromeda Space...
by DavidK
Mon Apr 30, 2012 12:14 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Sounds reasonable. They said the announcement would be next month and that's tomorrow. Yeah! Oh, maybe they meant later next month. wotf015 If it's the end of May I will... I will... I will.... wotf027 No R, no HM and no "Hold" ... What if next month results *IS* the end of May ... I've r...
by DavidK
Fri Apr 27, 2012 4:40 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Even if I never win, I already have "prizes" from this contest in the form of lessons... * From Brad, on how to build on opportunities, grab momentum, and run with it. * From Annie, on how to think and act like a professional, not an aspirant. * From Dr. Phil, on how to persevere. * From ...
by DavidK
Fri Apr 27, 2012 2:37 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2723
Views: 526087

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome aboard Bob and Travis.

And just a thought Bob, are you related to Bob Writer on the forum?
by DavidK
Fri Apr 27, 2012 5:25 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

I'm awake, I'm awake... wotf035 I'm filtering Hazlett's list: Tina - (LAMPS) Francis Bruno (HOLD PILE) Martin Shoemaker Izanobu - (HOLD PILE) Marina - (LAMPS) Kary - (LAMPS) Dustin - (LAMPS) Jennifer Hicks (LAMPS) The Happy Snappy Gator (HOLD PILE) Isto - (LAMPS) Preston gwasch - (LAMPS) DavidK D A...
by DavidK
Fri Apr 27, 2012 12:16 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Congratulations to all the HM recipients today. Well done! So there's 13 names left on the list and 2 have been emailed about "the pile"? Exciting! Good luck everyone. I've been here before and still got an R right at the end, so like Martin says NNiNN... in the meanwhile who's up for some...
by DavidK
Thu Apr 26, 2012 1:22 pm
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: First Four-Fifty Critique Exchanges
Replies: 234
Views: 83405

Re: First Four-Fifty Critique Exchanges

Dustin Adams wrote:I'm up for another round if anyone has a 450 ready for exchange.

I'm trying something new this time. Need to know if I'm on the right track...


Hey Dustin - I'm up for it. Send me something and I'll send you my current story in progress.

Regards,

David
by DavidK
Wed Apr 25, 2012 1:18 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1066303

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Right, if this is the week, some of us should become quiet ... but not me, so of the 23 I'm obviously not-yet-blessed, but then I couldn't say, could I? I know from my story that I'm not, because I'm aware of the judges preferences... it wouldn't go there ... but on another post ... the warming obit...
by DavidK
Tue Apr 24, 2012 12:51 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2723
Views: 526087

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome Patrick
by DavidK
Mon Apr 23, 2012 3:57 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2723
Views: 526087

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Martin L. Shoemaker wrote:I don't care what the geographers say: if it's large enough to have three time zones, it's not an island, it's "just" a continent!


See! What did I say -- don't say the word Island and Continent together wotf010
by DavidK
Mon Apr 23, 2012 1:02 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2723
Views: 526087

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome Tara - you'll do fine here as long as you don't mention you live on a large continent that is also an island - they get a bit touchy about that!

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