Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby ThomasKCarpenter » Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:13 pm

gower21 wrote: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.


This is the best thread. EVER.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby storysinger » Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:11 am

ThomasKCarpenter wrote:This is the best thread. EVER.


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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Isto » Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:03 pm

E.CaimanSands wrote: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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Believe me, I wish Gator HAD run! I'm visiting the UK this year and am totally elated. It's been a long time since I've been. Planning on seeing Jude Law in London. Maybe run up to Durham and have some Taylor's tea along the way.

I haven't checked in for awhile, but was delighted to see this thread still hanging in there.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby hazlett » Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:32 pm

And so I've just returned from Los Angeles, and it was glorious!

This thread shall last a thousand years! wotf007
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Isto » Fri Apr 07, 2017 2:04 pm

hazlett wrote:And so I've just returned from Los Angeles, and it was glorious!

This thread shall last a thousand years! wotf007


First off, Congratulations! The entire thing looks rather BIG. I've heard that the winners are treated like royalty.

Second. What happens when this thread reaches 5000? We're not that far off. Something HAS to happen. Maybe a reunion of sorts?
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby storysinger » Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:50 am

from Isto. What happens when this thread reaches 5000? We're not that far off. Something HAS to happen. Maybe a reunion of sorts?[/quote]

We're getting so close now I keep expecting to log in one day and find that a group of posts were made overnight and I didn't get to have a chance to make post #5000. wotf004
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Postby storysinger » Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:52 am

Especially if some of the new forumites find this thread and bombard it with posts. wotf003
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby storysinger » Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:00 am

I can see it now, Mr. or Mrs., or miss, or, you all know what I mean. To go down in history as THE ONE, the 5000th poster. wotf013

Seeing the word thread reminds me of Anne McCaffrey's Pern novels.

How about it newbies, here's your chance to contribute to the thread that won't die. wotf015
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Jeremyteg » Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:59 am

storysinger wrote:How about it newbies, here's your chance to contribute to the thread that won't die. wotf015


Finally! My chance to contribute to something greater than myself!

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby ThomasKCarpenter » Tue Apr 11, 2017 5:56 pm

storysinger wrote:. To go down in history as THE ONE, the 5000th poster. wotf013



I called dibs about 2000 posts ago. wotf007
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Isto » Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:20 am

I'm more than happy to let you have it.... but, will Shoemaker??? wotf013
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby disgruntledpeony » Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:23 am

We really are getting close! wotf015 wotf010 *dances*
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Isto » Mon May 15, 2017 3:06 pm

I was surprised this thread hadn't topped 5000 already. I have a question that may top it out in an appropriate manner. How many who submitted in Q1-29 have become finalists? I think it may be a lot. Some great writers in this group.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby storysinger » Thu Jun 22, 2017 4:02 am

I wonder how many different writer's have posted on ol' 29? wotf017
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Postby thegirlintheglasses » Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:49 pm

Let's post for kicks. wotf024
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby disgruntledpeony » Sat Jul 01, 2017 5:13 am

Sounds good. I do believe this last quarter has left me with an expanded version of the emoticon story that ended up in my signature.

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Jeremyteg » Sun Jul 02, 2017 11:44 am

So...

Uh...

Anyone read any good books lately?

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby michaeljwyantjr » Fri Jul 07, 2017 11:22 am

Jeremyteg wrote:So...

Uh...

Anyone read any good books lately?


I've read some interesting books that were written well enough to keep me interested and engaged.

But good books? Um... hm. I guess we need to define what constitutes a "good book", right?
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby disgruntledpeony » Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:49 am

I finally put my submission info in my signature. It feels weird. wotf005 wotf017
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby hlreinhold » Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:07 am

disgruntledpeony wrote:I finally put my submission info in my signature. It feels weird. wotf005 wotf017

Pretty impressive list. I'd love a long string of Rs, myself. Or a long string of anything. Maybe I'll put my stats in, with my grand total of two results... But I feel the pressure to find some kind of inspirational quote first to balance it out. wotf011
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Postby thegirlintheglasses » Mon Jul 10, 2017 5:14 pm

hlreinhold wrote:
disgruntledpeony wrote:I finally put my submission info in my signature. It feels weird. wotf005 wotf017

Pretty impressive list. I'd love a long string of Rs, myself. Or a long string of anything. Maybe I'll put my stats in, with my grand total of two results... But I feel the pressure to find some kind of inspirational quote first to balance it out. wotf011

There's some pretty impressive signatures here. Mine is certainly no John Hancock, but I'd love to get there. Submit submit submit!!!
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby hazlett » Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:04 pm

Posting just to make sure we keep this thread alive!
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby amoskalik » Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:30 am

How about we play "Change One Word" to get this thread to 5000 posts faster.
Take the sentence below and change a single word:
A tabby cat slapped at the speckled fish on the bench.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby disgruntledpeony » Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:19 am

amoskalik wrote:How about we play "Change One Word" to get this thread to 5000 posts faster.
Take the sentence below and change a single word:
A tabby cat slapped at the speckled fish on the bench.

A tabby cat slapped at the speckled fish on the dock.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Rebecca Birch » Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:59 pm

disgruntledpeony wrote:A tabby cat slapped at the speckled fish on the dock.


A tabby cat slapped at the speckled donut on the dock.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby MattDovey » Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:20 am

Rebecca Birch wrote:A tabby cat slapped at the speckled donut on the dock.


A flabby cat slapped at the speckled donut on the dock.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby storysinger » Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:39 am

MattDovey wrote:
Rebecca Birch wrote:A tabby cat slapped at the speckled donut on the dock.


A flabby cat slapped at the speckled donut on the dock.


The flabby cat slapped at the speckled donut on the dock.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby disgruntledpeony » Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:14 am

The flabby birds slapped at the speckled donut on the dock.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Ishmael » Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:19 am

disgruntledpeony wrote:The flabby birds slapped at the speckled donut on the dock.


The flabby birds balked at the speckled donut on the dock.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby amoskalik » Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:12 am

Ishmael wrote:The flabby birds balked at the speckled donut on the dock.


The flabby birds balked at the speckled donut under the dock.
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