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Forum: The Library 08-11-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 3,455
Views: 135,534
Posted By hoverfrog
Oh no, I doubt if you'll like it, it just...

Oh no, I doubt if you'll like it, it just explains one reason why you don't like it. I mean, I love Frankenstein and Dracula but there are entire chapters that can be skipped over. The parts that...
Forum: The Library 08-07-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3,455
Views: 135,534
Posted By hoverfrog
Dickens wrote for serialization in journals such...

Dickens wrote for serialization in journals such as Master Humphrey's Clock and Household Words rather than as stand alone novels. I can't bear his writing personally but if you pace out each chapter...
Forum: Board Games 08-07-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 19,034
Posted By hoverfrog
Clever Fox is actually a basset hound named...

Clever Fox is actually a basset hound named Bellamy who enjoys a sedentary game of bowls of a Saturday afternoon. Win or lose there is always the reward of half a pint of warm light ale before a nap...
Forum: Fiction 08-07-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By hoverfrog
Thank you both.

Thank you both.
Forum: Fiction 08-02-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 872
Posted By hoverfrog
I much prefer this. A minor correction for...

I much prefer this. A minor correction for "crank" is required. It should be "crack" unless there's a new drug that I don't know about. As I started reading I was a bit put off by the capitalisation...
Forum: Fiction 08-02-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 872
Posted By hoverfrog
I see that now. The incompleteness makes sense...

I see that now. The incompleteness makes sense but if you want to make that a feature then you should stress it. Short sentences. Abrupt stops. Broken thoughts. Hints rather than statements.
Forum: Fiction 08-02-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 872
Posted By hoverfrog
The ending feels a bit rushed to me. I have to...

The ending feels a bit rushed to me. I have to agree about the issue with a gun as a weapon of suicide. The thing about a gun is that it's sudden, there's an explosion, a moment of pain and then...
Forum: Fiction 08-02-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By hoverfrog
My Muse

You've heard of muses, haven't you? That inexplicable source of insight and wonder that all artists have. That beauty whose red hair floats atop the still pond of their thoughts and inspires them to...
Forum: Board Games 08-02-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 19,034
Posted By hoverfrog
Aric Isom is the inventor of blu-tack. He...

Aric Isom is the inventor of blu-tack. He considers it shameful that he created something so ubiquitous and yet banal that he refuses to associate his name with it, instead using the pseudonym of Mr...
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-31-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,154
Posted By hoverfrog
Story Structure

I've just read this article (http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2012/01/31/25-things-you-should-know-about-story-structure/) which was quite good fun. I'm mainly sharing it for the awesome graphic...
Forum: Board Games 01-31-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 51,380
Posted By hoverfrog
Can't stand it. Irn Bru is a drink allegedly...

Can't stand it.

Irn Bru is a drink allegedly made from girders.

tpbm is seriously considering changing their day job.
Forum: Board Games 01-31-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11,862
Views: 168,789
Posted By hoverfrog
I am swamped.

I am swamped.
Forum: Board Games 12-02-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 51,380
Posted By hoverfrog
I don't believe that I've ever eaten money. I am...

I don't believe that I've ever eaten money. I am horrified to learn that Marmite is more expensive than petrol though.

TPBM has explained the difference between "you're", "your" and "yore" today...
Forum: Board Games 12-02-2011, 01:12 AM
Replies: 11,862
Views: 168,789
Posted By hoverfrog
I am in despair over the crippling shyness of my...

I am in despair over the crippling shyness of my daughter.
Forum: Board Games 11-23-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 51,380
Posted By hoverfrog
Nope, Thanksgiving never made sense to me. ...

Nope, Thanksgiving never made sense to me.

TPBM knows that pies have crusts and flans are open
Forum: Writers' Cafe 11-01-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8,380
Views: 133,294
Posted By hoverfrog
RF: Everything that I've eaten in the last two...

RF: Everything that I've eaten in the last two days has had pumpkin in it.
Forum: Board Games 10-27-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 51,380
Posted By hoverfrog
Let me think about that for a while. Nope. ...

Let me think about that for a while.

Nope.

TPBM writes a death list (http://www.deathlist.net/) every year.
Forum: Board Games 10-24-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 51,380
Posted By hoverfrog
I do indeed but only if it is home made. ...

I do indeed but only if it is home made.

TPBM likes the rain.
Forum: Board Games 10-24-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 19,034
Posted By hoverfrog
flyingtart loves the rain. Unfortunately, as a...

flyingtart loves the rain. Unfortunately, as a robot, her metal limbs often begin to rust if she get's wet. That is one reason that she keeps several dozen burly men and women equipped with drying...
Forum: Board Games 10-17-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 19,034
Posted By hoverfrog
Aric Isom invented the idea of queuing. He...

Aric Isom invented the idea of queuing. He claimed that it made things more efficient and that there was less barging and elbowing. Some of us still hanker for the days of the mad rush to buy...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-14-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8,380
Views: 133,294
Posted By hoverfrog
RF: I really wish that I was still at school. It...

RF: I really wish that I was still at school. It is so much better than working for a living.
Forum: Board Games 10-14-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 51,380
Posted By hoverfrog
I love rainbows even though they are only an...

I love rainbows even though they are only an illusion caused by light reflecting through rain drops.

TPBM really hates having mysteries explained to them.
Forum: Board Games 10-14-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11,862
Views: 168,789
Posted By hoverfrog
Is this like yawning? One person yawns and then...

Is this like yawning? One person yawns and then everybody joins in. TFI Friday. Plenty of time to sleep in on Sunday.

I am 6'4" tall and I think that my 13 year old son will be taller than me...
Forum: Board Games 10-14-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 19,034
Posted By hoverfrog
The lie here is that I've never been married. ...

The lie here is that I've never been married. Everything else is true.

Phyllis Stewart spent eleven months planning and preparing a prank for Halloween that included eyeballs in a bowl, jellied...
Forum: Board Games 10-11-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11,862
Views: 168,789
Posted By hoverfrog
I am very tired. I should have gone to bed at a...

I am very tired. I should have gone to bed at a reasonable hour like my dear, departed mother always used to tell me. She'd say to me, "hover," that's not my real name and not what she called me...
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