Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby storysinger » Sun Jun 19, 2016 2:51 am

I have read all those books more than once. Watched the movies too.
I have the Dune video so I can watch at my leisure.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby morshana » Sun Jun 19, 2016 4:10 pm

Read all the Dune books by end of high school and I've seen the David Lynch Dune movie too many times to count, though it's been ages since I watched it. wotf008
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Postby george nik. » Tue Jun 21, 2016 7:14 am

disgruntledpeony wrote:
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.

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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.

Btw, disgruntledpeony is 16 characters wotf011

I've read the Hobbit but it was a struggle. I'd already read The Lord of The Rings and I loved it, and after that the Hobbit seemed childish and boring. On the contrary, I was totally thrilled by The Silmarillion.

I've seen all the LOTR and Hobbit movies. The Hobbit is one of the rare cases I like the movie much better than the book. wotf008
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby disgruntledpeony » Tue Jun 21, 2016 7:23 am

george nik. wrote:Btw, disgruntledpeony is 16 characters wotf011

A 16-character limit, then. wotf001 Clearly I remembered it wrong.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby storysinger » Wed Jun 29, 2016 2:19 am

wotf018 It occurred to me even if we get this thread to 5000 posts it will eventually be passed by the success thread.
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Postby amoskalik » Wed Jun 29, 2016 4:50 am

storysinger wrote:wotf018 It occurred to me even if we get this thread to 5000 posts it will eventually be passed by the success thread.


That's better than it being passed by the five minute rant thread.
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Postby storysinger » Thu Jun 30, 2016 2:30 am

Very true.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby morshana » Thu Jul 07, 2016 9:59 pm

morshana wrote:Everything has changed. Maybe Thursdays no longer exist.

And since today is Thursday for many of us, we're stuck in a parallel universe where every day is Thursday and never any results.

Of course, being in this parallel universe, we *think* there are other days of the week, but really, they're all just Thursday.

So, really, results could be any day, even Saturday or Sunday. Everything has changed. But then again, if we're stuck in the parallel universe of disguised Thursdays, we never get results. So I hope today isn't really Thursday and we're in the universe that gets results.

wotf007


From the infamous Q1 29 thread, when Thursdays ceased to exist and Every Day Became Thursday. wotf007

That original post from four years ago was on June 7th, a THURSDAY. And today is July 7th, a Thursday. A month off, but close enough!

Can't believe that was 4 years ago ... Wow!

*starts digging trenches in anticipation of incoming results and wishes we could all be renamed Martin or Tim and hopes Kary will bring the marshmallows again and realizes these are faded memories, but the nostalgia is strong, strong I say!*
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Corbin Maxwell » Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:34 am

And you might wonder how many of those people from yesteryear are still writing. Still believe that they can succeed.
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Postby morshana » Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:43 am

Corbin Maxwell wrote:And you might wonder how many of those people from yesteryear are still writing. Still believe that they can succeed.


Hi Corbin!

Yes! Still writing. Never give up! Never surrender! wotf007
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby hazlett » Sat Jul 09, 2016 11:11 am

Keep it up everyone!

It took me exactly 4 years after entering the contest, but I never missed sending an entry each quarter until I won.

Never give up! Never surrender!

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Postby morshana » Sat Jul 09, 2016 11:44 am

hazlett wrote:Keep it up everyone!

It took me exactly 4 years after entering the contest, but I never missed sending an entry each quarter until I won.

Never give up! Never surrender!

wotf009


I missed three years of submissions, but I vow not to miss another until I win or pro out. wotf024
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby storysinger » Sun Jul 10, 2016 2:37 am

hazlett wrote:Never give up! Never surrender
wotf024 write on!
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Postby Randy Hulshizer » Tue Sep 20, 2016 11:20 am

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby disgruntledpeony » Tue Sep 20, 2016 11:20 am

It's alive! ALIIIIIIIVE!
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Postby ThomasKCarpenter » Tue Sep 20, 2016 1:35 pm

I still have dibs on 5,000.
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Postby disgruntledpeony » Thu Oct 27, 2016 2:28 am

*sneaky pirate stealth bump* wotf013
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Postby ThomasKCarpenter » Wed Nov 02, 2016 12:04 pm

This thread is lonely.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby disgruntledpeony » Wed Nov 02, 2016 1:15 pm

ThomasKCarpenter wrote:This thread is lonely.

I agree. Let's throw a party. *makes popcorn*
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Postby storysinger » Fri Nov 04, 2016 2:50 am

Here's some entertainment to enjoy while munching the popcorn.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toXNVbv ... yk&index=1

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Postby E.CaimanSands » Sun Nov 06, 2016 1:40 pm

Gator sneaks in, plonks this brand new cartoon of Herself on the infamous Q1 v.29 thread, then sneaks out again.

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby disgruntledpeony » Thu Nov 17, 2016 9:55 am

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Postby Rebecca Birch » Thu Nov 17, 2016 1:31 pm

disgruntledpeony wrote:wotf029 wotf042 wotf027 wotf042 wotf043


A most excellent story. I related to it easily.

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby ThomasKCarpenter » Wed Nov 23, 2016 3:52 am

disgruntledpeony wrote:wotf029 wotf042 wotf027 wotf042 wotf043


Well said! wotf010
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Postby emilymccosh » Wed Nov 23, 2016 9:09 am

disgruntledpeony wrote:wotf029 wotf042 wotf027 wotf042 wotf043


Ahhh, yes
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby hazlett » Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:21 pm

Just posting to keep this thread alive!
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby storysinger » Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:31 am

What would happen if this thread actually reached 5000? wotf017
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby disgruntledpeony » Mon Feb 27, 2017 6:11 am

storysinger wrote:What would happen if this thread actually reached 5000? wotf017

Celebration and excitement, I would assume? wotf017 (Honestly, I haven't been around long enough to know, but it's a fun idea.)
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby amoskalik » Tue Feb 28, 2017 5:31 am

storysinger wrote:What would happen if this thread actually reached 5000? wotf017


Then it would reach 5001 because someone would comment about reaching 5000 in which case we would be compelled to reach 6000 which would imply 6001 and so on and so forth. Better to just stop at 4999 as an exercise in restraint if nothing else.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby gower21 » Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:41 pm

Ah, it's good to sneak into the WOTF forum every so often and see my favorite thread at the top. Well done, team. Well done.


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