August 30th, 2006

canoeing

'Comparable to Tolkien at his best'...

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I would like to note that the smell you get when you are mowing the lawn, and you accidentally mow a very old apple that has gone rotten, and also some peppermint, is great. Cidery and minty and grassy all at once.

I'm trying to make a new Christmas card for the Oldies Club. It's really hard to be inspired about Christmas in August...
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    buzzing of powertools, screaming of small children...
canoeing

Role playing species

If you can play any one of a whole bunch of different alien and genetically engineered species, then why would you play a human? I have to pretend to be a human all day long anyway. It's boring. It offers no novelty value.
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Is there a special word...

for the mindblowing annoyance you feel when an author makes a fictional character do something so mindnumbingly stupid that it would be out of character for a minimally-educated chimpanzee to do that?
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    irritated irritated