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Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Oct 26 2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
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Re: Funny Typos

I'm now imagining a giant bean with spindly bug legs rushing about. XD
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jul 16 2016, 04:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,109
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Re: Jora

Because one taste of freedom is never enough.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jun 19 2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,836
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Re: F'lar and Lessa: Why?

Not to mention that sex creates emotional bonding chemicals in a woman's brain. A "nice" li'l trick biology plays on us.
Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 16 2016, 02:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 643
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Fly with us at Triad Weyrs!

In a Pern years after AIVAS shut itself down, the Southern Continent has been well populated, Thread is a distant memory, all is well-

Yeah, no, Thread came back eight years ago because orbits can...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 18 2016, 04:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,865
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Re: Dragonchoice 3 - coming soon (ish)

My reaction to chapter seventeen was a David Tennant impression: "What?! WHAT?! Whaaaaaat."
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 21 2016, 04:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,865
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Re: Dragonchoice 3 - coming soon (ish)

I just read the latest chapter. Turns out my previous freakout was justified. My poor little mind, it is blown. If y'all haven't caught up yet, you need to. GirlSlick is taking us on one helluva...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 8 2016, 03:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,865
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Re: Dragonchoice 3 - coming soon (ish)

(EVEN MORE SPASTIC KERMIT-FLAILING) OMAGAAAAWD! The plot's gotten so thick it may as well be a hearty herdbeast stew and we're only eleven chapters in! Everyone to the Panic Room! Strap yourselves to...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 3 2016, 03:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,865
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Re: Dragonchoice 3 - coming soon (ish)

Oh. My. F---in'. GODS. T'kamen! Epherineth! AAAGGGHHHH! (mad frenzied Kermit-flailing!)
Forum: The Library Café Jan 3 2016, 03:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,708
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Re: Happy new year!!!

2015 was horrible to me, my family, and everyone I know, even in passing. So I dearly hope 2016 treats us, one and all -and all of you, of course- with the kindness and dignity we deserve.
...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 25 2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
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AO3 in precarious position?

Rumor has it the entire management team of Archive of Our Own stepped down. Keep your ears out for more news, all my former fellow fanficcers.
Forum: Exhibit Hall Nov 20 2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,865
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Forum: Exhibit Hall Nov 13 2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,865
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Re: Dragonchoice 3 - coming soon (ish)

I just finished chapter three. All I can think is "Well s--t."
Forum: Exhibit Hall Apr 22 2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,806
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Re: latest shirt

I like that a lot. ^n_n^
Forum: The Library Café Feb 27 2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,582
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Re: R.I.P T'khar Spock

Leonard Nimoy, James Doohan and DeForest Kelly are all together now. They're sharing some Romulan ale and listening to Mr. Nimoy's poetry. Soon they'll be joining other iconic legends on a great...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Oct 9 2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,922
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Re: You will all hate me or love me for this.

This is so fun. I'm glad you're having a blast with them. ^n_n^
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Sep 25 2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 21,019
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Re: A little Pernese humor

Yes, more please! I mean, if you have the time and inclination for it. ^n_n^
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Jul 12 2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,052
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Re: Green vs. Yellow

It could be in "Damia's Children" or "Lyon's Pride" that Kaltia was mentioned as having Capella-yellow eyes.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jun 25 2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,107
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Re: Star Stones shift?

Now I know what happens when an astrophysicist gets cheesed off: We all hear thought-provoking stuff. ^n_n^
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jun 20 2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,051
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Re: AU: What would YOU change?

I think I'd change F'lar's way of handling Lessa. (Well, maybe not mocking her over the knife wound he got fighting Fax. She needed to see her actions had consequences.) But imagine what F'lar and...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern May 21 2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,347
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Re: Deconstructions

Do you mean "tenuous position"?

And I think you're right; Ramoth was the better deal, so Lessa accepted her. There might've been times during her Weyr education that she wished she hadn't,...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern May 18 2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,346
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Re: What colour is bronze?

Yeah, it's more fun that way. ^n_n^
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern May 15 2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,347
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Re: Deconstructions

This person is forgetting that Mrs. McCaffrey was a product of the time she grew up in. Everything about F'lar, F'nor, and Lessa, even their unpalatable traits, was considered pretty daring at the...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 1 2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
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Re: Happy birthday anne

Happy birthday, Mrs. McCaffrey. Thank you for everything. I'll raise a glass of chocolate wine when it's properly April first in Colorado.
Forum: Exhibit Hall Mar 28 2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 38
Fanfic: The Regicide
Views: 4,831
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Re: The Regicide

You're welcome. ^n_n^
Forum: Exhibit Hall Mar 28 2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 38
Fanfic: The Regicide
Views: 4,831
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Re: The Regicide

I think I can finally say something with some coherency, other than just "Daaaamn." Though I did say that a lot while reading.

Okay. Wow. Um. Right. Maybe coherency isn't possible after all....
Forum: The Library Café Mar 26 2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,481
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Re: Who are you fav. writers besides Anne?

I count my favorites (besides Mrs. McCaffrey) as the authors who were obsessively chased down and stayed on my bookshelves (or bookmarked on my computer) while I sold or gave away others. So, in no...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Mar 15 2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 38
Fanfic: The Regicide
Views: 4,831
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Re: The Regicide

(runs to TV Tropes!)
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Mar 15 2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,610
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Re: He was HOW old?

F'lessan was twelve too, among other boys in his class. Didn't he have a reputation for getting around as well when he got older? Why the heck were boys as young as twelve allowed onto the sands? Why...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Mar 15 2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 38
Fanfic: The Regicide
Views: 4,831
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Re: The Regicide

As heartbreaking as the story's been, I'll be sorry when it's done. Only two chapters left now, right?
Forum: Exhibit Hall Mar 7 2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 38
Fanfic: The Regicide
Views: 4,831
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Re: The Regicide

I will. Despite everything, I'm hooked, so I'll be dangling on your lure a while longer. ^n_n^
Forum: Exhibit Hall Mar 6 2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 38
Fanfic: The Regicide
Views: 4,831
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Re: The Regicide

This part made me late to work because I couldn't stop reading, and then I finished it at work on my phone while I was sorting stock. I was right: There's no way there's gonna be a happy ending.
...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Mar 1 2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,962
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Re: graphic novel

Oh yes! Please share the pictures!
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 16 2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 38
Fanfic: The Regicide
Views: 4,831
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Re: The Regicide

I don't think there's any way there's going to be a happy ending. But you're welcome.
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 15 2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 38
Fanfic: The Regicide
Views: 4,831
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Re: The Regicide

It was said on one of the back covers of my favorite manga that "It isn't a real apocalypse if it can't get even worse."

Congratulations, Kath: It got even worse. You created an apocalypse in...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 1 2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 38
Fanfic: The Regicide
Views: 4,831
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Re: The Regicide

(glows) You're very welcome. ^n_n^

Anyway, this is a complex ficworld you've woven for us. It's a little hard to keep up with it all, but that could be my general inability to comprehend complex...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 29 2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 38
Fanfic: The Regicide
Views: 4,831
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Re: The Regicide

You asked about a fanfic in chapter twenty-six. Does this one seem familiar? It has to do with a mislaid egg and what might have been an impression in the last chapter. It was published in 2007....
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 12 2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,861
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Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 5 2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,861
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Re: Why aren't two greens rising a problem?

Thanks, everyone. That makes sense.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 4 2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,861
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Why aren't two greens rising a problem?

We keep hearing how bad it is for other golds to be around one who's rising. Why isn't the same fuss made over two greens rising at the same time? That's bound to have happened at some point, right?
Forum: The Library Café Jan 1 2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,721
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Happy 2014, everyone.

(raises skinny mug of chocolate wine) Here's to us, the fans of one of the best fandoms in the world.

I hope the year brings you the things you want and need, good health, enough time with your...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Dec 19 2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,622
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Re: Any real talents in here?

Sorry to bring back a dead thread, but I have a feeling my adoptive mom might be a little psychic. She recently revealed to me that she has correctly been able to guess children's conception dates...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jul 6 2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,650
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Re: Books that make you laugh out loud

Currently, the book that's making me laugh the most is Michael A. Stackpole's "Wolf and Raven", and that's after years of owning it. ^n_n^ The main character, Wolfgang Kies, is such a smarta-- that...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 10 2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,816
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Re: Anne McCaffrey's House Up for Sale 2/14/2013

It's beautiful. Whoever buys it better appreciate it for what it is.

Man, now I have dust in my eyes.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 21 2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,060
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Re: References to Pern in other material

The mention of Tara K. Harper is interesting, as Mrs. McCaffrey said the "Wolfwalker" novels were particular favorites of hers, and Shelly Shapiro, executive editor of Del Rey Books, said the...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 21 2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,522
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Re: Food -- Bacon on PERN?

Milk and bread are good neutralizers for acid reflux. Water isn't.

Wicker's on Pern, too, mostly in the deep southern holds.

I don't remember turkeys, but I do remember chickens and geese,...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Dec 6 2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,865
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Re: Dragonchoice 3 - coming soon (ish)

That does set the tone nicely! I'm looking forward to it very much.
Forum: The Library Café Aug 27 2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
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"Flying to the Moon" by Michael Collins.

Printed in the 1994 July edition of Cricket Magazine.


Twenty-five years ago, on 20 July 1969, Michael Collins watches through the window of the command module Columbia as it orbits sixty miles...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 26 2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
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Re: Neil Armstrong gone

I think I'm going to cry.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Aug 17 2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,894
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Re: Sky Dragons

Maybe a little sad, since books should be looked forward to. But after reading what people here have said about Mr. Todd's work, I wasn't impressed either. :-/ So I just won't read 'em. That doesn't...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jul 16 2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,834
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Re: A Weyr!

I think that's one of the Izu islands, off the southern coast of Japan.
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