CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby Brentai » Thu May 23, 2019 1:59 am

It was the Witching Hour and he was not sleeping with Daenarys. "Ghost," he said to his wolf, while petting it, "I love you." He continued petting his wolf.


Wait does this mean I got it right?
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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby Friday » Thu May 23, 2019 7:35 am

Yes.
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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby Mongrel » Thu May 23, 2019 11:33 am

It's easily possible that GRRM just became paralyzed once the show came out, unable to focus on his books while the other version of the story was running concurrently and was being received episode-by-episode by fans.

Now that it's all over he may - may - find it easier to go on with whatever he planned (which may or may not change based on the show's ending and fan reception to that).

But that's not a deliberate conspiracy. That's just anxiety-induced writers' block.
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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby Blossom » Fri May 24, 2019 9:49 pm

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god if that isn't a power move
"if only there was a way to get massive amounts of feedback on my outline, but letting some other doofuses take the heat for it"
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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby Mongrel » Fri May 24, 2019 10:40 pm

I mean, all of these assumptions are based on the very shaky premise that he won't die of a massive coronary tomorrow.
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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby mharr » Sat May 25, 2019 10:50 am

He did also get to cash out before writing the actual book, so if he dies now that's everyone else's problem.

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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby Thad » Sat May 25, 2019 1:36 pm

Mongrel wrote:It's easily possible that GRRM just became paralyzed once the show came out, unable to focus on his books while the other version of the story was running concurrently and was being received episode-by-episode by fans.

Now that it's all over he may - may - find it easier to go on with whatever he planned (which may or may not change based on the show's ending and fan reception to that).

But that's not a deliberate conspiracy. That's just anxiety-induced writers' block.

Maybe, but that doesn't explain the gap between books 3 and 4, and only partially explains the one between 4 and 5.

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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby Mongrel » Sat May 25, 2019 2:42 pm

Well, I was thinking more that this was an existing problem which was hugely exacerbated, rather than an entirely new one.
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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby Mongrel » Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:16 pm

<Rylinks> I got one
<Rylinks> "Is Chernobyl anti communist propaganda? Well, they went to the trouble of finding out about what the cigarettes should look like but they have a characters used the term Holodomor. In 1986. The word wasn't invented until 1988. So, It's fucking anti-communist propaganda."
<Rooser> Tankies gon' tank
<fmm> tanking is when your country intentionally scores poorly on the human rights index to get a better draft seed

(for those who've never heard the term, "Tankies" is a derisive term for those *ahem* ardent western Communists who whitewash or otherwise seek to justify violence and repression committed by the USSR, because Solidarity, Comrade! Communism always right no matter what!)
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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby Mongrel » Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:47 pm

<Pterrus> I drove by a business the other day that was something like "Guns n Ammo Unlimited", and I was like wow, how'd they get that cheat code.
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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby Friday » Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:21 pm

<Friday> the eternal question rears its ugly head yet again
<Friday> tacos or burger
<Friday> how can i decide it's impossible
<Friday> this is true suffering
<Pisa|Chatto> too bad you can't eat a little subway :3
<Friday> esper you just have to keep rubbing it in
<Pisa|Chatto> as opposed to rubbing it out
<Brentai> Friday: The day begins with a T, so tacos.
<Friday> God I hate Bondays.
<Friday> Bednesday is good though, you don't have to get up.
* Friday is now known as Briday
<Briday> It's time Lee-ham
<leeham> here are all Briders
<Briday> no one has made a better ff7 joke in like a year
<Briday> i am your bride
<Brentai> eh
* leeham is now known as leegroom
<Briday> As your wife I promise to love, cherish, and watch mecha anime with you
<leegroom> Priest: Do you take this woman to be your lawfully wedded waifu?
<leegroom> Me: Off course!
<Briday> god damn it
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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby Mongrel » Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:36 pm

At least you know you'll have lots of leeg room.
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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby Mongrel » Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:13 pm

This is one is REALLY showing my and Starr's ages, but w/ever

<Pterrus> it's incoherent and that it's his own administration that is pushing for the moon by 2024, complete with this big publicity campaign about putting the first woman on the moon.
<Pterrus> But they don't talk about it.
<fmm> I didn't realize a woman hadn't been on the moon. Huh
<Pterrus> Guess the publicity campaign isn't working.
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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby Thad » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:34 pm

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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby Mongrel » Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:41 pm

<Mongrel> So...
<Mongrel> PM Barney Rubble
<Glocks_For_Interns> "Brexit, yes it's still going even worse than you expected."
<fmm> honestly nothing with brexit has really happened, right
<draconis> I mean, in the sense that nothing has happened when people are arguing over the best way to put out a lit fuse leading to a cartoon pile of dynamite.
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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby mharr » Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:21 am

The best way has always been to stop voting for the fucking Tories, which solves all related problems at a stroke.

Not holding my breath.

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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby Thad » Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:10 pm

mharr wrote:The best way has always been to stop voting for the fucking Tories, which solves all related problems at a stroke.

That's...you...can't do that in a Tory leadership election, can you?

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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby zaratustra » Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:47 pm

you can't do anything in a tory leadership election but lie back and think of england

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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby Friday » Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:02 pm

<+BongoBill> there are no mammals indigenous to New Zealand
<Friday> wow
<Friday> that's amazing
<Friday> like legit amazing
<+BongoBill> so when they were introduced they massively outcompeted the local equivalent, the giant weta
<@Cait> didn't aussie also get rabbits? And then they introduced rabbit cancer?
<@Cait> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myxomatosis
<Friday> why don't we just release mountain lions
<Friday> i don't understand they solve like every problem
<Friday> deer? mountain lions
<Friday> rabbits?
<Friday> whatever
<+BongoBill> New Zealand is a heavily agricultural country and mountain lions would endanger the sheep
<Friday> so does NZ use rabbit cancer?
<Friday> how do they control them
* Nick glances in here
<Nick> OH BOY DO WE EVER
<Friday> wait you guys do use rabbit cancer nick?
<Nick> It failed to establish, but we still tried the everloving fuck out of it
<Friday> oh
<Friday> sucks
<Nick> https://teara.govt.nz/en/rabbits/page-8
<Nick> Yes but on the other hand fuck rabbits
<Nick> Also, fuck possums
<Friday> yeah no i meant it sucks it didn't establish
<Friday> rabbits are a plague
<Nick> Ah yes good
<Nick> Friday you have gained kiwipoints this day
<Friday> haha
<Friday> can i start saying "dick" instead of "deck"
<Nick> You just said the same thing twice
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Re: CHAT DUMP (and Quotes)

Postby nosimpleway » Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:38 pm

Dog freaking out in the garage? Mountain lions.

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