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by ZuSquared
Fri Nov 12, 2010 8:42 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 183 - Angel of the Ordinary
Replies: 56
Views: 12259

Re: Drabblecast 183- Angel of the Ordinary by Tim Pratt

Donuts taste of .... hat? :lol:

I have to listen to this again just for the outro. Very entertaining.
by ZuSquared
Fri Nov 12, 2010 8:34 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 181 - Funeral Song for a Ventriloquist
Replies: 54
Views: 8479

Re: Drabblecast 181- Funeral Song for a Ventriloquist

I thought it did tell the secret, to my mind anyway. That life is kind of pointless because we just wither and die and our ambitions turn to rust. When the ventriloquist found out this secret it killed him, one way or another. Human beings aren't good at dealing with their own mortality, or the idea...
by ZuSquared
Fri Nov 12, 2010 8:15 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 186 - Garkain
Replies: 38
Views: 7349

Re: Drabblecast 186- Garkain by Samantha Henderson

Quite hard to follow. I imagine this is the kind of story that's easier to read, rather than listen to.

I did enjoy it though. Very atmospheric and a great cast.
by ZuSquared
Thu Nov 04, 2010 5:14 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 184, 185 - Horror World 2025
Replies: 77
Views: 13982

Re: Drabblecast 185- Horror World 2025: Part II

I liked your reading. The accent wasn't overly forced and sounded natural.

Plus it allowed me to imagine some futuristic London Ladies College and extra curricular activities like zombie slaying and light sabre:101.
by ZuSquared
Thu Nov 04, 2010 1:05 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 184, 185 - Horror World 2025
Replies: 77
Views: 13982

Re: Drabblecast 185- Horror World 2025: Part II

I really liked this story. It was packed with references, like a Snickers is packed with peanuts... and that weird nougatty stuff, and happily it was just as satisfying. And much less likely to give a person anaphylactic shock. (On a personal note, I feel like it wouldn't exactly kill them to pack a...
by ZuSquared
Sat Jul 17, 2010 6:40 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Classics 20 & 21 (EP 170 & 171) - Mongoose
Replies: 72
Views: 23083

Re: DC 170 & 171- Mongoose by Sarah Monette and Elizabeth Bear

My coffee deprived brain couldn't work out why Mongoose, and her kind, were named after the Cheshire Cat. I guess, ultimately, I saw her as more of a practical, problem solver, and not really sharing many of the characteristics of the enigmatic, irritatingly vague Cheshire Cat. Is it bad that I wan...
by ZuSquared
Thu Jul 15, 2010 6:10 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Classics 20 & 21 (EP 170 & 171) - Mongoose
Replies: 72
Views: 23083

Re: DC 170 & 171- Mongoose by Sarah Monette and Elizabeth Bear

My coffee deprived brain couldn't work out why Mongoose, and her kind, were named after the Cheshire Cat. I guess, ultimately, I saw her as more of a practical, problem solver, and not really sharing many of the characteristics of the enigmatic, irritatingly vague Cheshire Cat. Is it bad that I want...
by ZuSquared
Mon Jul 12, 2010 2:34 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Morning Report
Replies: 5
Views: 736

Re: Morning Report

Justin Bieber hits town again?
by ZuSquared
Fri Jul 09, 2010 11:47 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 161 - Higher than Usual
Replies: 29
Views: 8082

Re: Drabblecast 161- Higher than Usual

This is the story that prompted me to give up caffeine; and put my cricket bat back up in the the attic.

Nice one.
by ZuSquared
Fri Jul 09, 2010 11:38 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 154 - Family Values
Replies: 44
Views: 8322

Re: Drabblecast 154 - Family Values by Sara Genge

I couldn't get through it. For me, the pace of the reading and the accent were just too distracting. It was impossible to concentrate on the story when I kept finding myself thinking, "Is this meant to be an English accent?" The pronounciation of certain words kept jarring with me; forcing me right ...
by ZuSquared
Sat Jul 03, 2010 9:16 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 169 - The Reenactment
Replies: 29
Views: 6171

Re: Drabblecast 169- The Reenactment by Ben H. Winters

I liked it well enough, but I guess, being English and all, I'm a bit numb to that kind of painfully uptight, obsessive pedant style character.

However, I thought the reading was superb, and that the story was very entertaining.

Indeed, we should all be very careful when it comes to craigslist.
by ZuSquared
Wed Jun 30, 2010 9:05 am
Forum: 2010 Nigerian Scam Spam Contest
Topic: Slaughtered goats are drained for your honour, big man.
Replies: 0
Views: 1212

Slaughtered goats are drained for your honour, big man.

Ha ha ha, O quite happy is my heart. For we have found each other. Opportunity knocking for you Mr Sir, and I am overwhelming to be bringing it to your letterbox. My carefully parentally bestowed real name is Wayne-Kamal Ultra Wit Wing and today is a most happy day of blessed and mutal benefits and ...
by ZuSquared
Sat Jun 26, 2010 6:02 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Creator Dude.
Replies: 4
Views: 756

Re: Creator Dude.

Exactly. G_d could basically be nothing more than the proverbial infinate number of monkeys with the infinite number of type writers....

Though I guess they'd be using ipads these days.
by ZuSquared
Fri Jun 25, 2010 6:03 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Creator Dude.
Replies: 4
Views: 756

Creator Dude.

Creator dude was getting irritated. “You must be malfunctioning,” he snapped. "Do you enjoy making things?" she asked. "Listen, I make things because I am the Creator Dude. See? There’s a sign on my desk that says, Creator Dude . "I see," she said. But she didn't. "I made everything because I know e...
by ZuSquared
Thu Jun 24, 2010 6:21 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Tickle Time.
Replies: 3
Views: 799

Tickle Time.

I spin and fall back into giant, outstretched arms. I am a fairy, with tin foil wings, and you are a black bearded pirate, torturing me with tickles. Aglow with joy, I relax against your chest. Abruptly the air becomes stale. Has IT come to play ? Again? The last tickle goes on too long and in a pla...
by ZuSquared
Thu Jun 24, 2010 2:04 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Everybody Loves Blobbybobs!
Replies: 1
Views: 482

Re: Everybody Loves Blobbybobs!

Is this how the world ends? Not with a bang but with a... squeaky toy?

Nice one.
by ZuSquared
Wed Jun 23, 2010 6:26 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Cannibal Ken
Replies: 9
Views: 2511

Re: Cannibal Ken

Is it bad that when I originally read the title to this one I instantly wanted to rebut with BBQ Barbie? Nice Drabble! :) BBQ Barbie sounds great. In fact Mattel, or whoever, should embark upon a range of "Alternative Lifestyle Barbies" with a cannibal themed dolly right there in the mix, somewhere...
by ZuSquared
Sun Jun 20, 2010 9:31 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Cannibal Ken
Replies: 9
Views: 2511

Cannibal Ken

Ken dashed past his mother, at the stove, and down the stairs to the basement. His haste might arouse suspicion but she could never see what was under his shirt. She'd never understand why he couldn't have normal tastes like her. Unwrapping the contraband, lingeringly, he breathed in its aroma. One ...
by ZuSquared
Sun Jun 20, 2010 8:30 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 166 - Jubilee
Replies: 40
Views: 6964

Re: Drabblecast 166- Jubilee by Tim Pratt

I'm probably stating the obvious here but when I listened to this story I had supposed that the weird fish creature was something surprising, appearing as something alien and disturbing in the familar surroundings of his past. Something that he was advised not to delve into or think about, for his o...
by ZuSquared
Sat Jun 19, 2010 12:37 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 168 - Route Nine
Replies: 26
Views: 5964

Re: Drabblecast 168- Route Nine by Samantha Henderson

Phenopath wrote:
If only Ms Henderson could place something more/less surprising inside Ed's torso. I know that she can be much more devious.
Apricots?