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by tbaker2500
Sat Nov 01, 2014 5:07 am
Forum: Twit-Fic!
Topic: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)
Replies: 7275
Views: 539210

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

Rhett Kahn wrote:Every attempt to “Party hearty, Marty” was met with horror and revulsion. Life was not easy for the fun guy from Yuggoth.


Haha!!
by tbaker2500
Fri Oct 31, 2014 3:06 am
Forum: Podcasts and suchforth
Topic: DC Merch?
Replies: 26
Views: 4959

Re: DC Merch?

I've looked into these sites. The thing that always surprises me, is how little makes it to Norm. Zazzle expects around 7% of the price to make it to Norm. They charge $14.95 for a base white T shirt, no printing. I can get a custom printed t-shirt around here for $10. So they really gouge you for t...
by tbaker2500
Fri Oct 31, 2014 2:42 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 337 - The Only Game in Town
Replies: 21
Views: 3859

Re: Drabblecast 337 - The Only Game in Town

Desmond, excellent follow-up! You really help bring a face to the story, which is always a plus. I think Norm's southern upbringing brought out the Southern Gothic comment. :-) I think your use of Lovecraft characters and situations, rather than prose style, is one of the reasons this story is so su...
by tbaker2500
Fri Oct 31, 2014 2:28 am
Forum: Podcasts and suchforth
Topic: Looking for old drabble
Replies: 7
Views: 1778

Re: Looking for old drabble

Hm. Possibly. But it did have killing teddy bears.
by tbaker2500
Wed Oct 22, 2014 10:36 pm
Forum: Podcasts and suchforth
Topic: DC Merch?
Replies: 26
Views: 4959

Re: DC Merch?

Guys, this is good. There are plans in the works for something similar. What I would like from you all, is a list of merch that you think would really sell. I'll make up a poll after we get some more good suggestions going, and lets get the top items out of this.
by tbaker2500
Wed Oct 22, 2014 10:32 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - B Sides
Topic: Bsides 51 - Francisca Montoya’s Almanac of Things That Can K
Replies: 5
Views: 1175

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

I listened to this again. Excellent use of the list format. I traditionally don't like the list format, but the author was so subtle in working in the tangents. Just like a conversation, where conversation branches are inevitable. Also, the narrator said "Growing up in Mexico, as a boy I learne...
by tbaker2500
Tue Oct 21, 2014 3:06 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: B-side login setup is where?
Replies: 6
Views: 1329

Re: B-side login setup is where?

Hello Bob! Not only was I gone this weekend, I was also sick. Very sorry about the delay in responding. You should have received a confirmation letter from Norm. However, he is in the process of moving. ASID PM'd you credentials which will get you up and running! If you have any more questions, plea...
by tbaker2500
Fri Oct 17, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: B-sides RSS feed starts at #24
Replies: 16
Views: 1557

Re: B-sides RSS feed starts at #24

I just looked into it, and as things are now, we are including the summary for the most recent 10 shows, and bare essentials for those older than 10.
Reminder that there are archive downloads here: http://www.drabblecast.org/downloads/

Thanks for your interest! Keep this love of the DC going!
by tbaker2500
Fri Oct 17, 2014 12:52 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 337 - The Only Game in Town
Replies: 21
Views: 3859

Re: Drabblecast 337 - The Only Game in Town

Desmond, write more stories for here, eh? I love your stuff.

Great story. I like how it was generic apocalyptic, and then the reveal was lovecraftian.

Some of the great authors have been dying off, and now I know why. You wanted to make some space in the DC lineup for yourself.
Well played.
by tbaker2500
Fri Oct 17, 2014 12:42 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: B-sides RSS feed starts at #24
Replies: 16
Views: 1557

Re: B-sides RSS feed starts at #24

An entry can have a whole story in it, like on the main feed. The main feed is currently 277KB with 50 episodes in it. At another time, it was 450KB. If I push it and up the count, a big story will push us over the limit, and nobody will get the new episode. Damn safety margins.
by tbaker2500
Thu Oct 16, 2014 2:09 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: B-sides RSS feed starts at #24
Replies: 16
Views: 1557

Re: B-sides RSS feed starts at #24

RSS feeds should be limited to 0.5MB. Anything over that, and many pod catchers croak on the feed, not updating. The files they link to (the episodes themselves) can be almost any size.
by tbaker2500
Wed Oct 15, 2014 5:40 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Unread posts, difficult to spot?
Replies: 8
Views: 1949

Re: Unread posts, difficult to spot?

Huh. Learned something new with the little box there. I expect the problem with people getting the read/unread to display wrong, is either their computer or the ISP is caching a copy of the page when they shouldn't. It works for me, but I've visited other phpBB forums which do have an issue with unr...
by tbaker2500
Wed Oct 15, 2014 5:35 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: B-sides RSS feed starts at #24
Replies: 16
Views: 1557

Re: B-sides RSS feed starts at #24

I've bumped it up to 50 episodes in the feed. Unfortunately, that is the max I can safely support in any feed before it gets to large for podcatchers. There are plans to make those archives available to download in bulk when we refresh the website. ASID, it unfortunately is simpler than that. iTunes...
by tbaker2500
Wed Oct 15, 2014 5:29 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Can't find B-sides, using iPad and iPod
Replies: 10
Views: 1270

Re: Can't find B-sides, using iPad and iPod

Sorry for the delay in response, and sorry for the troubles you are having! The problem is actually much more complicated than it should be. Easy answer- using safari on the iPad, go the drabblecast.org. Enter your b-sides login info in the sidebar, and listen/watch episodes directly from the web pa...
by tbaker2500
Wed Oct 15, 2014 5:23 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: B-side #20 is DC #278
Replies: 6
Views: 923

Re: B-side #20 is DC #278

I'm not even sure where the feed burner link exists anymore. Anything that exists there is a cached copy the feed burner holds after Norm moved to for-pay b-sides. There is no connection to that feed and the actual B-sides feed at all any more.
by tbaker2500
Wed Oct 08, 2014 5:48 am
Forum: Twit-Fic!
Topic: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)
Replies: 7275
Views: 539210

Re: Around the water cooler?

Spindaddy wrote:"Larry, we know you are happy you got your sixth finger removed, but you just can't refer to the surgery as your hand job."


Friggin awesome. :D
by tbaker2500
Wed Oct 08, 2014 5:46 am
Forum: Twit-Fic!
Topic: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)
Replies: 7275
Views: 539210

Re: Unseen garment

pondspider wrote:After a futile search, Bob recalled the advice of the shopkeeper, never to forget where he left his invisibility cloak.


Awesome. :lol: :lol:
by tbaker2500
Tue Sep 30, 2014 2:27 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: My Dog is an Alien
Replies: 28
Views: 3824

Re: My Dog is an Alien

strawman wrote:Linguisticly speaking, shouldn't a Malamute be a mime?


:D
by tbaker2500
Tue Sep 30, 2014 1:57 am
Forum: Twit-Fic!
Topic: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)
Replies: 7275
Views: 539210

Re: Spiders, legs, and tootsies

pondspider wrote:Given that a spider has eight legs, does it also have eight feet and on each foot are there little tootsies?
Probably not.


Hee hee...

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