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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby E.CaimanSands » Tue Jun 07, 2016 5:20 am

Burps

Shhhh. Out of here, you.

Aren't you going to tell them, Nice E.? Or would that be little E.? That you are making a small announcement soon.

Get out of here. Shoo! We only came here to change our profile info.
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Don't call people "Tasty peeps". You know it makes them nervous.

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby E.CaimanSands » Thu Jun 09, 2016 11:52 am

The "small announcement" is posted now. And somehow I feel this thread is the perfect place for such a wacky revelation. wotf004
Of course Gator is beginning to regret mentioning it, as she's starting to realize the full implications...

https://ecaimansands.com/2016/06/09/a-small-announcement/
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby KD Julicher » Thu Jun 09, 2016 12:46 pm

E.CaimanSands wrote:The "small announcement" is posted now. And somehow I feel this thread is the perfect place for such a wacky revelation. wotf004
Of course Gator is beginning to regret mentioning it, as she's starting to realize the full implications...

https://ecaimansands.com/2016/06/09/a-small-announcement/



What a special revelation! I feel privileged to have you share with us all.

Now I will imagine you riding *on* Gator and not just bossing her around.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby guthington » Thu Jun 09, 2016 1:27 pm

E.CaimanSands wrote:The "small announcement" is posted now. And somehow I feel this thread is the perfect place for such a wacky revelation. wotf004
Of course Gator is beginning to regret mentioning it, as she's starting to realize the full implications...

https://ecaimansands.com/2016/06/09/a-small-announcement/


Awesome story, thanks for sharing. Also, Your Europa Spring looks like a promising read, wotf011
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby amoskalik » Thu Jun 09, 2016 4:26 pm

E.CaimanSands wrote:The "small announcement" is posted now. And somehow I feel this thread is the perfect place for such a wacky revelation. wotf004
Of course Gator is beginning to regret mentioning it, as she's starting to realize the full implications...

https://ecaimansands.com/2016/06/09/a-small-announcement/


This is the perfect thread. Thank you for sharing.
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Postby E.CaimanSands » Thu Jun 09, 2016 4:27 pm

Thanks KD, and Guthrington. And yes we all need to reassure Gator that she's still the HUGE scary gator she's always believed herself to be. A sulky Gator is nothing but trouble. We don't need that, not at all! wotf006
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Muri McCage » Thu Jun 09, 2016 7:56 pm

Thanks for sharing your story with us. The only thing it changes is that you've upped both your admiration and cool factors. wotf008
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Ishmael » Fri Jun 10, 2016 4:02 am

Like Toulouse-Lautrec's painting, your writing shows your creative stature. You've been judged on equal terms and earned your success. Good for you!
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby E.CaimanSands » Fri Jun 10, 2016 5:57 am

Thanks guys. And yup, Ishmael, that was the general idea: reach a certain level, prove that I'm more or less at a publishable standard before my situation became widely known. Obviously, there's a long way to go yet before I can prove I'm a good writer rather than just a publishable writer--I'm still a very much a new writer--but for me it was important to reach this first stage without any doubt as to how I got here.
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Postby ThomasKCarpenter » Fri Jun 10, 2016 5:59 am

E.CaimanSands wrote:The "small announcement" is posted now. And somehow I feel this thread is the perfect place for such a wacky revelation. wotf004
Of course Gator is beginning to regret mentioning it, as she's starting to realize the full implications...

https://ecaimansands.com/2016/06/09/a-small-announcement/


Thank you for sharing yourself with us and making this epic thread even more epic. :)
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Postby george nik. » Fri Jun 10, 2016 9:02 am

Thanks for sharing, Elinor! wotf008

And the Gator is still huge and overwhelming. wotf007
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Postby preston » Fri Jun 10, 2016 5:24 pm

E.CaimanSands wrote:The "small announcement" is posted now. And somehow I feel this thread is the perfect place for such a wacky revelation. wotf004
Of course Gator is beginning to regret mentioning it, as she's starting to realize the full implications...

https://ecaimansands.com/2016/06/09/a-small-announcement/

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby storysinger » Sat Jun 11, 2016 4:31 am

Welcome back to the forum Elinor. I look forward to reading more of you and gators conversations.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby storysinger » Wed Jun 15, 2016 9:27 am

Only 216 to go. Everyone that views this message do something to help me stop posting on this thread. wotf004
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby disgruntledpeony » Wed Jun 15, 2016 10:27 am

storysinger wrote:Only 216 to go. Everyone that views this message do something to help me stop posting on this thread. wotf004


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Postby emilymccosh » Fri Jun 17, 2016 10:36 am

By the way, Peony, I love the quote in your signature! wotf019
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Postby morshana » Fri Jun 17, 2016 10:42 am

How can flowers sulk? By wilting?
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby disgruntledpeony » Fri Jun 17, 2016 11:05 am

emilymccosh wrote:By the way, Peony, I love the quote in your signature! wotf019


Glad you enjoy it, Emily. wotf007 If I remember correctly, it's from one of Twain's essays... I read it over a decade ago and have been using the quote for my signature ever since.

morshana wrote:How can flowers sulk? By wilting?


Actually, Peony is my Hobbit name (it's a not-so-long story that involves old friends, teenage Tolkien obsessions and online name generators). I used to go by the username Disgruntled Hobbit because the concept amused me, but a lot of sites have a 15-character username limit so I just started going by Disgruntled Peony instead.
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Postby morshana » Fri Jun 17, 2016 1:03 pm

Hobbits! wotf007
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Postby Rebecca Birch » Fri Jun 17, 2016 3:54 pm

Hobbits! wotf007
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby morshana » Fri Jun 17, 2016 5:03 pm

morshana wrote:How can flowers sulk? By wilting?


Disgruntled Peony... This is a sign of fatigue. Storysinger wrote: "Only 216 to go. Everyone that views this message do something to help me stop posting on this thread. wotf004" Not you. Lol.

Uh... wotf004 wotf027 wotf025 wotf037 wotf044 wotf051 wotf029 wotf030
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Postby morshana » Fri Jun 17, 2016 5:05 pm

Rebecca Birch wrote:Hobbits! wotf007


Second breakfast? Can we make that dessert? wotf040
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Postby Rebecca Birch » Fri Jun 17, 2016 5:22 pm

morshana wrote:
Rebecca Birch wrote:Hobbits! wotf007


Second breakfast? Can we make that dessert? wotf040


I'll bring the tea?
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Postby storysinger » Sat Jun 18, 2016 2:13 am

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby disgruntledpeony » Sat Jun 18, 2016 4:56 am

morshana wrote:
morshana wrote:How can flowers sulk? By wilting?


Disgruntled Peony... This is a sign of fatigue. Storysinger wrote: "Only 216 to go. Everyone that views this message do something to help me stop posting on this thread. wotf004" Not you. Lol.

Uh... wotf004 wotf027 wotf025 wotf037 wotf044 wotf051 wotf029 wotf030


I think I got confused because peonies are flowers or something. There was definitely also some fatigue thrown in, I'm sure. (Unless you're talking about your post instead of mine. I'm super easily confused of late, apparently. wotf019 )

Rebecca Birch wrote:
morshana wrote:
Rebecca Birch wrote:Hobbits! wotf007


Second breakfast? Can we make that dessert? wotf040


I'll bring the tea?


I'll bring the crumpets! wotf009
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Ishmael » Sat Jun 18, 2016 6:49 am

This is a peony (or paeonia) from my garden.

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Sometimes known in Scotland as peony roses (though they aren't rosae).

I once attempted to read The Hobbit but failed. I have never read The Lord of the Rings or seen any of the films related thereunto.

But I do know a bit about how to make tea. wotf011
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby morshana » Sat Jun 18, 2016 10:41 am

I responded to you, disgruntledpeony, instead of storysinger, hence the comment about flowers wilting when tired. Then I realized my mistake, tried to clarify with more confusion, and here we are! Hobbits and biscuits and tea! I'm in!! wotf010 wotf035
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Postby emilymccosh » Sat Jun 18, 2016 11:30 am

We would be talking about hobbits on this forum. I'm just surprised it took so long... wotf019
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby disgruntledpeony » Sat Jun 18, 2016 12:16 pm

Ishmael wrote:This is a peony (or paeonia) from my garden.

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Sometimes known in Scotland as peony roses (though they aren't rosae).

I once attempted to read The Hobbit but failed. I have never read The Lord of the Rings or seen any of the films related thereunto.

But I do know a bit about how to make tea. wotf011


That flower is gorgeous!

I read The Hobbit at age 11. Didn't finish The Lord of the Rings until considerably later, because despite being fun it is also lengthy enough that it deterred me in my youth. I prefer The Hobbit by far, but the trilogy definitely has its moments. (I've seen the three LotR films. However, I only watched the first Hobbit movie and got incredibly indignant they were making two more.)

In any case, you are absolutely welcome to the party. wotf011 wotf007 wotf042

emilymccosh wrote:We would be talking about hobbits on this forum. I'm just surprised it took so long... wotf019


I'm sure it's happened before. wotf001
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby morshana » Sat Jun 18, 2016 4:29 pm

disgruntledpeony wrote:
Ishmael wrote:This is a peony (or paeonia) from my garden.

Image

Sometimes known in Scotland as peony roses (though they aren't rosae).

I once attempted to read The Hobbit but failed. I have never read The Lord of the Rings or seen any of the films related thereunto.

But I do know a bit about how to make tea. wotf011


That flower is gorgeous!

I read The Hobbit at age 11. Didn't finish The Lord of the Rings until considerably later, because despite being fun it is also lengthy enough that it deterred me in my youth. I prefer The Hobbit by far, but the trilogy definitely has its moments. (I've seen the three LotR films. However, I only watched the first Hobbit movie and got incredibly indignant they were making two more.)

In any case, you are absolutely welcome to the party. wotf011 wotf007 wotf042



Yes! The more the merrier!

Read The Hobbit in 8th grade, I think, and The Lord of the Rings multiple times, starting in high school. Can't believe I read Dune before The Hobbit. A lot of that book went over my 6th grade head. wotf019
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