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Forum: All the Rest Jul 23 2021, 11:34 PM
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Posted By granath
Re: Anne's english

Yeah, that's really interesting! I certainly imagined something more akin to the split tail on a typical devil than the triangular tail end of a Welsh dragon, although in my mind's eye I saw the tail...
Forum: All the Rest Jul 21 2021, 12:09 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: When has Anne McCaffrey become answerable to Feminists?

Thanks for your reply, Bristol.

That said, although I've never read them, Anne also wrote books that are classified as romance, without any sci-fi elements to the books:


The Mark of Merlin...
Forum: All the Rest Jul 21 2021, 12:01 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: Anne's english

Haha, I saw what you did there. :good:


I always figured it was a stringed instrument somewhat similar to a sitar rather than a guitar.
Forum: The Library Café Jul 18 2021, 02:17 PM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

I'm glad she's doing so well now.
Forum: All the Rest Jul 18 2021, 03:16 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: When has Anne McCaffrey become answerable to Feminists?

Ugh, no. BDSM in all its forms is gross. Anne got it right with Kylara/Meron.


Anne may have been progressive for her time, especially regarding homosexuals and their status in society. But many...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 17 2021, 01:36 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

I'm so glad to see this forum get more people posting once again! For years, I pretty much only posted in this thread because there was no activity elsewhere.


I'm sorry you've lost the last of...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Jul 10 2021, 01:00 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: Pyrokinesis

That would be an interesting story for sure!
Forum: The Library Café Jul 4 2021, 07:53 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

I hope everyone in the US is having a great 4th of July! :bouncy:
Forum: The Library Café Jun 26 2021, 03:30 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Good luck with getting your car troubles sorted. I hope it's something simple and inexpensive. I'm just so glad that my husband's a decent amateur mechanic, or we could never afford to run our 4 old...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 25 2021, 12:19 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Congratulations SpaceCowboy!
Forum: The Library Café Jun 12 2021, 01:20 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Simon's Bobbsy's son and I think they have/had the same surname, but now I've forgotten Bobbsy's as well... It's a shame Simon doesn't post here.
Forum: The Library Café Jun 5 2021, 12:07 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Oh well, our prices are fast approaching 2 euros per liter.
Forum: The Library Café May 22 2021, 04:28 AM
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Posted By granath
Forum: The Library Café Apr 30 2021, 06:17 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Sounds great!
Forum: The Library Café Apr 28 2021, 09:19 AM
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Posted By granath
Forum: The Library Café Apr 20 2021, 11:00 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Congrats Kibby!
Forum: The Library Café Mar 27 2021, 04:22 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Great to hear from you again, I hope you'll keep posting here. :)
Forum: The Library Café Mar 14 2021, 10:53 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Best wishes to Kibby!
Forum: The Library Café Feb 24 2021, 07:36 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

When it comes to plates, your XAN71A (or XAN7IA?) vanity plate is one of the coolest I've seen in a while.
Forum: The Library Café Feb 14 2021, 11:27 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

I hear you! I'm so glad we're having a proper winter this year. No ice, just a decent amount of snow (30 cm or about a foot).
Forum: The Library Café Jan 30 2021, 04:03 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Wow, those are amazing!
Forum: The Library Café Dec 25 2020, 01:40 PM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Seconding this sentiment. Merry Christmas!
Forum: The Library Café Dec 22 2020, 01:52 PM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

I hope you'll feel better soon. Take care.
Forum: The Library Café Dec 4 2020, 02:11 PM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

I'm so sorry for your loss.
Forum: The Library Café Nov 29 2020, 02:33 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Thanks, my workday was pretty good. I hope you had a good Thanksgiving, too, and found something to be grateful in this crappy year. My life's been pretty good compared to many, but even I am so...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 22 2020, 02:08 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

We don't print much, so for us, injets would be a waste of money because we'd have to get new cartridges for every print run. For the occasional photo we want to print, we'll use an online photo...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 14 2020, 01:35 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

I am so sorry for your second loss in such a short time. How is Kibby dealing with losing both of her grandmothers in such a short time?
Forum: The Library Café Nov 14 2020, 01:32 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Glad to hear it. I feel very fortunate as well, nobody I know personally has even tested positive, let alone had a serious form of the disease.
Forum: The Library Café Nov 6 2020, 09:40 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

I'm glad she was at peace and that she didn't die alone. I'm sorry for your loss.
Forum: The Library Café Oct 30 2020, 04:21 PM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Mawra, my thoughts are with you.
Forum: The Library Café Oct 15 2020, 06:08 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

I'm so sorry. I wish you strength in coping with this. I haven't been there, so I can't really imagine what it's really like to be in your situation, just watching someone suffer and not really be...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 11 2020, 04:54 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Good luck, mawra!
Forum: The Library Café Jul 31 2020, 04:07 PM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

That's a lot easier said than done. So many parents are simply not capable of homeschooling their kids, which is what this effectively amounts to. Especially not if they have to be at work during the...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 31 2020, 03:54 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

No, that's true, and perhaps they're right. That said, the numbers are only confirmed cases, who knows how many have had it and recovered without a formal diagnosis, or else died from it but without...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 31 2020, 02:13 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: Switch your brain on

Sleeping Lady Holder?


The Queenrider and the Seven Weyrlings?
Forum: The Library Café Jul 30 2020, 07:18 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Yeah, well, the influenza shot question is tough, because there are so many strains, and the viruses mutate very quickly. But even so, most people who have been vaccinated and get it are...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 30 2020, 12:14 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Thanks Allen, I see where you're coming from now, and I really appreciate the clarification. The world has changed a lot in the last fifty years, in many ways for the better (I think) and in some...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 29 2020, 06:36 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Good luck and have a safe and fun trip!


I'm glad your mom is getting hospice care. I hope that makes things a bit easier for you for now.


Congrats to Kibby on her first quarter century. I...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 28 2020, 11:29 PM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Good luck with nursing Bob back to health!


How much is he supposed to weigh when he's healthy?


Oh, and in the spirit of not engaging in political discussions here, please don't say...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 28 2020, 11:23 PM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Odd, because I got in using this link just fine.
Forum: The Library Café Jul 27 2020, 05:12 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

This forum gets so little traffic that it's only a matter of time before it's closed down. I don't think the site's actively moderated anymore, unless someone flags a post. I haven't seen Cheryl or...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 17 2020, 08:57 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Oh, I don't know. My year hasn't been too bad so far. But I'm very lucky, in the sense that the virus hasn't really impacted my life all that much. My sister got a cold and tested negative, other...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 3 2020, 11:09 PM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Oh my, 2020 has been really rough on you. I'm so sorry. Give Oden a scritch on the chin for me, if she likes them.
Forum: The Library Café Jun 12 2020, 10:45 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Good to hear that your mom is home again and that she and her cats are happy. :good:
Forum: The Library Café Jun 2 2020, 02:39 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Glad to hear it. Will you need surgery to get the impacted wisdom tooth out?


Zelandeth, it's coming along great. The layout looks functional. Is the thing in the corner your draining board?
Forum: The Library Café May 31 2020, 11:11 PM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Looking great!
Forum: The Library Café May 3 2020, 03:33 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Congrats, Allen! I hope your son and especially his wife and child are doing well.
Forum: The Library Café Apr 26 2020, 12:55 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

I sure hope it's not the virus... Fingers crossed.
Forum: The Library Café Apr 5 2020, 03:20 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

:lol: He's using his own computer rather than the Chromebook issued by the school, so he has access to more stuff on it than just schoolwork. But he's been pretty good doing it so far, with minimum...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 4 2020, 08:15 AM
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Posted By granath
Re: What is happening

Same thing applies here, too. Restaurants are shut. Takeouts are allowed, luckily. Anyone with an office job is asked to work from home and for government employees like me, it's mandatory. Schools...
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