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by pondspider
Thu Oct 23, 2014 8:03 am
Forum: Podcasts and suchforth
Topic: DC Merch?
Replies: 26
Views: 9960

Re: DC Merch?

Oh, I'm terrible at brainstorming. But perhaps I might suggest Drabblecast door knockers? Or even a Drabblecast bluetooth mouse. Now THAT would be cool! Not sure about the mouse, but how about a tenticle that clips onto a Bluetooth earpiece? I know Tom has asked for practical suggestions, so I shal...
by pondspider
Wed Oct 22, 2014 10:12 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - B Sides
Topic: Bsides 51 - Francisca Montoya’s Almanac of Things That Can K
Replies: 5
Views: 2537

Re: Bsides 51 - Francisca Montoya’s Almanac of Things That C

... Also I missed that the narrator was a woman until I thought about the vowel ending. I was thinking "You killed my father. Prepare to die." I missed any hint of relationship characterization between the two characters, so viewed it merely as a humanitarian collaboration. For about the first half...
by pondspider
Tue Oct 21, 2014 10:41 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What's your favorite word?
Replies: 18
Views: 4932

Re: What's your favorite word?

unseentangerine wrote:
Chairman Goodchild wrote:Embiggen.
nice
splendid
by pondspider
Tue Oct 21, 2014 10:31 pm
Forum: Twit-Fic!
Topic: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)
Replies: 7578
Views: 909864

Stepping out

Endless struggle for life. Tribe becomes smaller.
Many dry years. Once rich forest gone.
Leave ancient home. Survive.
by pondspider
Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:07 pm
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Right Time, Wrong Place (Halloween)
Replies: 9
Views: 3413

Re: Right Time, Wrong Place

Sunner wrote:Thanks MonsieurMoustache...

...but I have been around, off and on, for a year and a half...
Ah, you must be one of them thar inter-dimensional transthingumies. :wink:
by pondspider
Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:02 pm
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Welcoming Committee (Halloween)
Replies: 9
Views: 2576

Re: Welcoming Committee (Halloween)

SpareInch wrote:
strawman wrote: I will enlighten you if you will enlighten me: Being from the "Land of Angles", why does no one ask the obvious, "Acute or Obtuse?"

Who're you calling A Cute Anglo?
Being yer typically self-deprecating Englander, I prefer to think of myself as obtuse. :|
by pondspider
Tue Oct 21, 2014 9:38 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: B-side login setup is where?
Replies: 8
Views: 5502

Re: B-side login setup is where?

tbaker2500 wrote:... Norm. However, he is in the process of moving....
What do we want? Drabblecast #341. etc...

Well, OK. I guess we can let Norm off for his tardiness, this time :wink:
by pondspider
Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:19 am
Forum: Twit-Fic!
Topic: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)
Replies: 7578
Views: 909864

Hunter

Below me, the hunting ground.
Wind in my face, I hang. Searching.
There. Movement.
Fast to the ground.
My young eat well.
by pondspider
Mon Oct 20, 2014 11:05 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Spider Apocalypse
Replies: 2
Views: 2642

Re: Spider Apocalypse

... And then there's me, a new member only one month ago. Surely not a coincidence :twisted:
by pondspider
Mon Oct 20, 2014 6:38 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Belligerent clowns terrorise French town
Replies: 1
Views: 1544

Belligerent clowns terrorise French town

Meanwhile.... More scary clown news, this time from France.

Headline: Crazy knife-wielding clowns terrorize small French town

http://rt.com/news/197488-france-clowns-scary-knife/

This really could give clowns a bad name :(
by pondspider
Mon Oct 20, 2014 6:24 pm
Forum: Twit-Fic!
Topic: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)
Replies: 7578
Views: 909864

Comforting familiarity

Morning mists. Dew-dropped cobwebs. Quinces rotting on the old bench. It all reminded him of his own death, so long ago.
by pondspider
Mon Oct 20, 2014 5:54 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What's your favorite word?
Replies: 18
Views: 4932

Re: What's your favorite word?

Palava has to be up there near the top of my list, along with flabbergasted. The latter was, in my mind, imortalised by the British comedian Frankie Howerd in his utterance, "Never has my flabber been so gasted", closely followed on many occasions my "Ooh no, Missus!".
by pondspider
Mon Oct 20, 2014 5:48 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What's your favorite word?
Replies: 18
Views: 4932

Re: What's your favorite word?

ROU Killing Time wrote:But seriously, I like "eschew" followed by "gesundheit."
I'm probably being picky, but as it's a noun, it must have a capital initial letter, Gesundheit. :lol:
by pondspider
Mon Oct 20, 2014 10:16 am
Forum: Twit-Fic!
Topic: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)
Replies: 7578
Views: 909864

Cold confusion

With a mad thrill, he recorded his astounding discovery.
When frozen to absolute zero, butter did NOT melt in her mouth.
by pondspider
Mon Oct 20, 2014 9:31 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Welcoming Committee (Halloween)
Replies: 9
Views: 2576

Re: Welcoming Committee (Halloween)

I'm a little confused about the final sentence and, being 'ere in good ol' England (say it with a fake Cockerney accent, a la Dick van Dyke), I'm not entirely familiar with the Trick-or-Treat protocols.Would someone who knows about these things please enlighten me? I will enlighten you if you will ...
by pondspider
Mon Oct 20, 2014 4:50 am
Forum: Twit-Fic!
Topic: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)
Replies: 7578
Views: 909864

Re: Design flaw...

Rhett Kahn wrote:I always said "Whenever one door closes, another door opens" but no one ever fixed it. And that is how my house got robbed.
Nicely literal :)
by pondspider
Sun Oct 19, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Welcoming Committee (Halloween)
Replies: 9
Views: 2576

Re: Welcoming Committee (Halloween)

Thanks for clarifying :)

So it's Charles M. Schulz's fault....

"It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown"

by pondspider
Sun Oct 19, 2014 8:14 pm
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Night Time Wander
Replies: 6
Views: 1960

Re: Night Time Wander

That bloody umbrella, the shape of it too human like. You wrote that line in Geordie , just so I could keep up, didn't you? :lol: So do I have this right... Dad gets up in the wee small hours for a glass of water, and gets ambushed by teenage son who has spent all night out on the town? Now that yo...
by pondspider
Sun Oct 19, 2014 5:51 pm
Forum: Twit-Fic!
Topic: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)
Replies: 7578
Views: 909864

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

To celibrate my 100th post I thought I'd share an epitaph that I saw on a gravestone as a kid. It resonated with the teenage-me so much I have never forgotten it, so I've clumsily cobbled it into a Twabble... here goes. An Epitaph Remember as you pass me by As you are now so once was I, As I am now...
by pondspider
Sun Oct 19, 2014 4:43 pm
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Welcoming Committee (Halloween)
Replies: 9
Views: 2576

Re: Welcoming Committee (Halloween)

Learnt a new word, "taffies" :) I'm a little confused about the final sentence and, being 'ere in good ol' England (say it with a fake Cockerney accent, a la Dick van Dyke), I'm not entirely familiar with the Trick-or-Treat protocols. I always thought the "trick" was something the householder did, e...