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    Today, 1:12 PM
    I agree with Dragon, I prefer heroes who are not chosen to be so. It makes it all the more powerful when an ordinary person saves the day through...
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    Today, 12:40 PM
    Tom replied to a thread Random thoughts in Chit Chat
    Yes! I have Prince of Egypt on tape too! I haven't hooked up the VHS player in awhile, but now I want to just for the nostalgia value. I used to...
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    Today, 12:28 PM
    Tom replied to a thread Hello from Kansas in Introductions
    Hello from the Canada-adjacent end of New York! Glad to have you here, and hope to hear more about your projects!
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    Today, 11:59 AM
    Tom replied to a thread Random thoughts in Chit Chat
    Oh, Dragon, that sounds awful! I hope you recover soon. It's no fun to be that sick. In the meantime, if you have Netflix I recommend you curl up in...
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    Today, 11:47 AM
    Tom replied to a thread How do you start? in Writing Questions
    Seven years is a long time. Yes, really. I first conceived of my fantasy world seven years ago, and it's taken this long to develop it to a point...
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    Yesterday, 1:02 AM
    Tomrin smells like rain and Paris, apparently. If he existed in our world I suppose I could see him as a cafe-lurking Parisian who watches the rain...
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    Yesterday, 12:56 AM
    Tom replied to a thread Random thoughts in Chit Chat
    Car troubles, school, and an eight-hour shift. I curse this awful day! (Although technically it's yesterday now.) I've got the final paper under...
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    4-21-17, 9:22 AM
    Maybe so, but rapid accruition of mutations from pairing similar DNA doesn't sound happy to me.
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    4-21-17, 1:23 AM
    Tom replied to a thread Random thoughts in Chit Chat
    I can't write another line of this term paper or I'm going to throw my laptop at a wall. If I never have to see Jackson F***ing Pollock's name ever...
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    4-20-17, 9:58 PM
    Tom replied to a thread Random thoughts in Chit Chat
    Sweet! I'm broke and only have a PS3 right now, so I can't play some of the games I'd like to. I enjoy the Dragon Age and Mass Effect series,...
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    4-20-17, 8:10 PM
    Tom replied to a thread Random thoughts in Chit Chat
    My kind of gamer! I'm good at appreciating games and very bad at actually finding time to play them.
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    4-20-17, 7:45 PM
    Tom replied to a thread What Are You Playing Now? in Games
    The hype surrounding the release of Mass Effect: Andromeda made me miss ME3, so I dug it out to make a new Shep. It's been a while since I last...
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    4-20-17, 7:31 PM
    Ah, Rothfuss......I have a love-hate relationship with his books. I enjoy his style and characters but his writing is so...slow...and relies too...
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    4-20-17, 6:31 PM
    Tom replied to a thread Random thoughts in Chit Chat
    The concepts were intriguing, but their execution was......ehhh. Definitely could have stood to be thought out a little more. And like you said about...
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    4-20-17, 1:49 PM
    Tom replied to a thread Random thoughts in Chit Chat
    Yeah, I just remember feeling a vague sense of dislike as I read it that I couldn't explain. A lot of the worldbuilding and plot twists were...
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    4-20-17, 1:34 PM
    I've always loved the city watch arc, as well the witches of Lancre books. Rincewind will always stand as my introduction to Discworld, however, so I...
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    4-20-17, 1:27 PM
    Tom replied to a thread Random thoughts in Chit Chat
    Oh hey, I read that book years ago! I actually read the sequel, Sapphique, first without realizing, so I had no idea what was happening through the...
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    4-19-17, 10:51 PM
    Why did I decide rereading the entire 41-book-long Discworld series was a good idea? As of right now I've just wrapped up The Light Fantastic and am...
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    4-19-17, 9:54 PM
    Tom replied to a thread Random thoughts in Chit Chat
    Sorry to hear that! Hope things get better for you soon. How's the reading going? I'm re-reading Discworld at the moment, which I'm regretting a bit....
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    4-19-17, 9:41 PM
    Tom replied to a thread Random thoughts in Chit Chat
    Hey, Dragon! How's it going?
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    4-19-17, 8:45 PM
    Tom replied to a thread Random thoughts in Chit Chat
    *returns to MS a month late with coffee* Hey, everyone! I'm back again. I feel like I'm more of an occasional visitor here nowadays rather than a...
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    4-19-17, 8:09 PM
    I've got a matrilineal society (actually several) in my WIP, and in my opinion there's no need to justify it. My inspiration came from the Seneca...
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    4-15-17, 4:16 PM
    Throughout history, there have been various cultures that engaged into terrifying and pretty evil things. The Assyrians are the first that come to...
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    4-12-17, 4:11 PM
    They sound terrifying! I am curious to know how large a Fortia is. So far I imagine them as huge size since you said that their cities are giant,...
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