Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Isto » Fri Oct 02, 2015 3:23 pm

Ah. It's good to be home. Did I miss anything?
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby katsincommand » Fri Oct 02, 2015 6:42 pm

Stewart that's perfect for tonight's theme. :)
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby storysinger » Sat Oct 03, 2015 3:12 pm

Urrrrp! Excuse me. wotf002
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby s_c_baker » Sun Oct 11, 2015 5:57 pm

www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4ztfrr8fls

^^^ Not a rick-roll, believe it or not.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Ishmael » Mon Oct 12, 2015 2:40 am

s_c_baker wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4ztfrr8fls

^^^ Not a rick-roll, believe it or not.



But so appropriate for this thread! Now please can all you forumite winners of WotF get together and record it? All of us out here will join in (one of these days.)

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby storysinger » Mon Oct 12, 2015 3:41 am

Thanks for the humor to start my day on, here goes, you guessed it.

This is the thread that doesn't end
Yes it goes on and on my friend
Some people started joining in not knowing what it was
And we'll continue bringing it forever just because

Now you've done it. I'll be humming that all day long. wotf019
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Isto » Mon Oct 12, 2015 8:02 am

storysinger wrote:Thanks for the humor to start my day on, here goes, you guessed it.

This is the thread that doesn't end
Yes it goes on and on my friend
Some people started joining in not knowing what it was
And we'll continue bringing it forever just because

Now you've done it. I'll be humming that all day long. wotf019

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Ishmael » Thu Oct 22, 2015 6:42 am

And another thing ....
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby storysinger » Fri Oct 23, 2015 4:29 am

wotf018 wotf017 wotf015 wotf011
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Ishmael » Thu Nov 05, 2015 3:07 pm

THE DAY OF THE HOKUM

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Because my phone is second rate.
You're not on Facebook? How absurd!
And as for Tweeting? What, like birds?
Don’t got no Bluetooth? You're so slow!
Bet you ain't watched The Simpsons show?
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Postby s_c_baker » Fri Nov 06, 2015 7:09 am

I don't know about Homer Simpson but I hear it's Thursday today.
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Postby storysinger » Fri Nov 06, 2015 10:04 am

No, I'm certain it's fried ay. wotf011
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Postby s_c_baker » Mon Nov 23, 2015 7:24 am

Great, now I'll have that Lambchop song stuck in my head all day again.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Ishmael » Thu Dec 03, 2015 9:44 am

Okay, my WotF batting average, long suspended for being too embarrassing, is hereby reinstated.

HM or better counts as a hit / every entry counts as an at bat

Finalists etc. who've hit home runs may compile RBI stats or whatever instead, but as a humble journeyman hack I'll just count hits!

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby amoskalik » Thu Dec 03, 2015 12:12 pm

Ishmael wrote:Okay, my WotF batting average, long suspended for being too embarrassing, is hereby reinstated.

HM or better counts as a hit / every entry counts as an at bat

Finalists etc. who've hit home runs may compile RBI stats or whatever instead, but as a humble journeyman hack I'll just count hits!

wotf011


I like it. For those with better than an HM:
HM=single
SHM=double
SF=triple
F=Home run
If you actually win, then it is a walk off home run.
From that you can compute your slugging percentage.

Right now both my batting average and my slugging percentage is a paltry 0.250.
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Postby s_c_baker » Thu Dec 03, 2015 6:04 pm

This sounds suspiciously like math, so I'm just going to go ahead and say that my score is π/0.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby amoskalik » Fri Dec 04, 2015 5:11 am

s_c_baker wrote:This sounds suspiciously like math, so I'm just going to go ahead and say that my score is π/0.


I had an argument with my 6 year old daughter a few weeks ago about which was bigger, pi or infinity. She was convinced pi was bigger because its digits went on forever. Then she ended the argument with, "Blah blah blah, just divide it by zero."
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby storysinger » Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:42 am

RBI could be many things.

Rejected By Insiders

I like that method though.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby s_c_baker » Fri Dec 04, 2015 8:58 am

amoskalik wrote:
s_c_baker wrote:This sounds suspiciously like math, so I'm just going to go ahead and say that my score is π/0.


I had an argument with my 6 year old daughter a few weeks ago about which was bigger, pi or infinity. She was convinced pi was bigger because its digits went on forever. Then she ended the argument with, "Blah blah blah, just divide it by zero."

Good answer.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby storysinger » Tue Dec 15, 2015 3:43 am

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Postby ThomasKCarpenter » Mon Dec 28, 2015 8:00 pm

Only a few more hundred until 5000 posts in this thread. I still have dibs. :)
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Postby Martin L. Shoemaker » Mon Dec 28, 2015 8:22 pm

ThomasKCarpenter wrote:Only a few more hundred until 5000 posts in this thread. I still have dibs. :)


It will take some work, but we can do it!
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Postby gower21 » Mon Dec 28, 2015 10:18 pm

Here.

I'll help you with that.

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Postby emilymccosh » Tue Dec 29, 2015 5:25 pm

Martin L. Shoemaker wrote:
ThomasKCarpenter wrote:Only a few more hundred until 5000 posts in this thread. I still have dibs. :)


It will take some work, but we can do it!


I never entered in the quarter (I didn't even know about WotF then!) but...

blah, blah, blah....blah, blah

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby storysinger » Wed Dec 30, 2015 5:44 am

I was only writing songs when this thread originated.
Songs are really only short stories after all.
Now I'm learning to write novels and loving every minute of it.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby disgruntledpeony » Wed Dec 30, 2015 8:09 am

I wasn't really writing at that point, in the middle of an extended break, but I was doing a lot of DMing. So, storytelling. Which is close, at least. wotf011
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Postby Martin L. Shoemaker » Wed Dec 30, 2015 1:05 pm

disgruntledpeony wrote:I wasn't really writing at that point, in the middle of an extended break, but I was doing a lot of DMing. So, storytelling. Which is close, at least. wotf011


I credit DMing as a major element in my writing success.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby emilymccosh » Wed Dec 30, 2015 1:51 pm

Martin L. Shoemaker wrote:
disgruntledpeony wrote:I wasn't really writing at that point, in the middle of an extended break, but I was doing a lot of DMing. So, storytelling. Which is close, at least. wotf011


I credit DMing as a major element in my writing success.


What's DMing?
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Randy Hulshizer » Wed Dec 30, 2015 1:57 pm

emilymccosh wrote:
Martin L. Shoemaker wrote:
disgruntledpeony wrote:I wasn't really writing at that point, in the middle of an extended break, but I was doing a lot of DMing. So, storytelling. Which is close, at least. wotf011


I credit DMing as a major element in my writing success.


What's DMing?


Dungeon Mastering, perhaps?
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