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by ROU Killing Time
Sun May 07, 2017 2:43 am
Forum: Don't be Shy...
Topic: Sooooo...is the Drabblecast dead..?
Replies: 21
Views: 3521

Re: Sooooo...is the Drabblecast dead..?

Whatever it's status I just wanted to drop by and thank Norm and the crew for all the joy and strange pleasure they put out into the world for so long. It really was a great ride, and if it comes back that would be wonderful. And if not, to everything there is a season. Turn, turn, turn biotches. Pe...
by ROU Killing Time
Sun Mar 29, 2015 3:38 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: New forum software & styling
Replies: 7
Views: 1483

Re: New forum software & styling

Wow, a guy takes a vacation and comes back to different house than the one he left...

Seriously, it looks great. Good job to all involved in the project.

ROU out.
by ROU Killing Time
Sun Dec 28, 2014 3:36 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Classics 14 (EP 43) - Jelly Park
Replies: 60
Views: 12136

Re: Classics 14 (EP 43) - Jelly Park

Well, it's about time! To anyone relatively new to Drabblecast who hasn't listened to the whole library, this is the episode to inspire you to do so in 2015. One of the best. But reading the comments also makes me want to raise a glass to the many friends, like Tweedy, Phillipa, and Ayn Savoy who I...
by ROU Killing Time
Sun Nov 09, 2014 6:01 pm
Forum: Twit-Fic!
Topic: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)
Replies: 7276
Views: 542110

Re: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)

oliver wrote:My first Drabblecast forum entry.
Seemed right to start with a twabble. Here goes nothing:

I've cooked a pair of eyes to dine on.
My meal smells particularly good tonight.
Sadly, I cannot seem to find my utensils.

Any thoughts...?

Welcome to the DC forums.

Hope that dinner is finger-lickin good.
by ROU Killing Time
Thu Nov 06, 2014 1:46 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Sex with 21 women lowers risk of prostate cancer
Replies: 12
Views: 3090

Re: Sex with 21 women lowers risk of prostate cancer

strawman wrote:Why is everyone missing the important question?:
Does it have to be at the same time?

#win
by ROU Killing Time
Thu Nov 06, 2014 5:58 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Broken Promise (Halloween)
Replies: 31
Views: 5159

Re: Broken Promise (Halloween)

Miss Grimsley was an old sockpuppet Drabblecast grammarian whose spirit was conjured up originally by ROU Killing Time's overuse and abuse of gerunds. A previous moderator, who long since retired to spend some time reacquainting himself with his family, banned sock puppets from the forums, and so G...
by ROU Killing Time
Tue Nov 04, 2014 7:34 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Dream of the Dragon
Replies: 4
Views: 959

Re: Dream of the Dragon

Nice.
by ROU Killing Time
Tue Nov 04, 2014 4:59 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Grief is a Winding Road; Regret, an Endless Labyrinth
Replies: 12
Views: 2455

Re: Grief is a Winding Road; Regret, an Endless Labyrinth

nyu.nyu,nyu,nyu...

please insert another quarter... :)
by ROU Killing Time
Tue Nov 04, 2014 2:02 am
Forum: Twit-Fic!
Topic: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)
Replies: 7276
Views: 542110

Re: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)

Other than carrying a theme forward, this one is pretty much just the result of being a dog owner in Portland.
by ROU Killing Time
Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:15 pm
Forum: Twit-Fic!
Topic: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)
Replies: 7276
Views: 542110

Re: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)

It's always raining on the planet Sirius K9. It's so pervasive that you can almost not notice the wet-dog smell. Almost.
by ROU Killing Time
Mon Nov 03, 2014 6:54 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Grief is a Winding Road; Regret, an Endless Labyrinth
Replies: 12
Views: 2455

Re: Grief is a Winding Road; Regret, an Endless Labyrinth

I'd change one line (the first "imagines") to "he hears their screams" to avoid the double imagine use. That's a 103 word drabble. I think that he really meant to convey a continuation of one thought across two sentences. In which case the use of two of the same word is most app...
by ROU Killing Time
Mon Nov 03, 2014 6:43 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Inside, Looking Out.
Replies: 2
Views: 876

Inside, Looking Out.

"So, imagine that you find you're within a world like an Escher painting. Filled with the structures and rules that seemed so impossible when you viewed it as a lithograph, but perfectly logical, with its stairs that go both up and down, and streams that forever flow to become their own perpetu...
by ROU Killing Time
Sun Nov 02, 2014 10:48 pm
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Grief is a Winding Road; Regret, an Endless Labyrinth
Replies: 12
Views: 2455

Re: Grief is a Winding Road; Regret, an Endless Labyrinth

I'd change one line (the first "imagines") to "he hears their screams" to avoid the double imagine use.
by ROU Killing Time
Sun Nov 02, 2014 10:42 pm
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Grief is a Winding Road; Regret, an Endless Labyrinth
Replies: 12
Views: 2455

Re: Grief is a Winding Road; Regret, an Endless Labyrinth

Wokka Wokka Wokka... Nyu nyu nyu nyu nyuuuuu!

:thumbs:
by ROU Killing Time
Fri Oct 31, 2014 1:06 am
Forum: Twit-Fic!
Topic: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)
Replies: 7276
Views: 542110

Re: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)

Algernon Sydney is Dead wrote:
ROU Killing Time wrote:I'll give you props for that one, (even if you did totally ignore my Sirius twabble).

No I didn't! Siri just "corrected" my response to look like it was to the new guy a post or two after yours. *still need that dang halo smiley*

That Siri can be a total b!tch.
by ROU Killing Time
Thu Oct 30, 2014 7:08 am
Forum: Twit-Fic!
Topic: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)
Replies: 7276
Views: 542110

Re: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)

Algernon Sydney is Dead wrote:Mom said, "As long as that box is closed, the cat is both alive & dead."
But after a few weeks, "alive" smelled pretty ripe.

I'll give you props for that one, (even if you did totally ignore my Sirius twabble)

But let's not fight like cats and dogs.
by ROU Killing Time
Thu Oct 30, 2014 5:11 am
Forum: Don't be Shy...
Topic: Proposal for future writing contests
Replies: 11
Views: 2249

Re: Proposal for future writing contests

Ya. The systems and structure will definitely be different for the next contest. All in all CwBF was a real success and I think fairness and talent did triumph in the end, but alas, the days are long past when we could post a simple forum vote about who would win in a fight: man-sized crab with a c...
by ROU Killing Time
Thu Oct 30, 2014 5:06 am
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Sex with 21 women lowers risk of prostate cancer
Replies: 12
Views: 3090

Re: Sex with 21 women lowers risk of prostate cancer

While it might decrease my risk of dying of prostate cancer it would certainly increase my risk of being beaten to death with a frying pan.
by ROU Killing Time
Thu Oct 30, 2014 4:59 am
Forum: Twit-Fic!
Topic: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)
Replies: 7276
Views: 542110

Re: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)

Algernon Sydney is Dead wrote:
unreliable narrator wrote:I want to die peacefully in my sleep, like my grandfather... not screaming hysterically like the passengers in his car.

Classic old joke. Still funny. :)

Too bad ROU didn't bother to twabblize it. :wink:


Do you actually have all 328 (329 now) pages of this thread committed to memory?
by ROU Killing Time
Thu Oct 30, 2014 4:51 am
Forum: Podcasts and suchforth
Topic: Looking for old drabble
Replies: 7
Views: 1787

Re: Looking for old drabble

normsherman wrote:It's still maybe my favorite Drabble ever.

It's pretty much the perfect Drabble.

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