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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #120 on: January 18, 2016, 12:27:09 AM »
Don't worry mine isn't funny, or even that good in fact. :D


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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #121 on: January 18, 2016, 12:36:54 AM »
Ah we'll see heh? Mine isn't funny either, but it's embedded with heavy fan service, for those who often vote for me and will know the stories I wrote.

Others will struggle to understand what I tried to do. All the newbies will miss one of the best line as well. I don't care, I just wanna have fun this month around.
There will also be an easter egg for french speakers. So mainly Henry I guess.
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #122 on: January 18, 2016, 06:14:03 AM »
Ah we'll see heh? Mine isn't funny either, but it's embedded with heavy fan service, for those who often vote for me and will know the stories I wrote.

Others will struggle to understand what I tried to do. All the newbies will miss one of the best line as well. I don't care, I just wanna have fun this month around.
There will also be an easter egg for french speakers. So mainly Henry I guess.
People could use a translation program or dictionary though? Unless it's really a french joke that can't just be translated?

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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #123 on: January 18, 2016, 08:51:11 AM »
I understand basic french, after all I studied it for many years, even if I haven't really used it in a long time ;)
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #124 on: January 18, 2016, 09:19:02 AM »
I think I might have to skip this round :-( No real ideas (or at least, none that I feel comfortable writing), and the month is escaping me as far as concentration goes.
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #125 on: January 18, 2016, 09:23:08 AM »
I understand basic french, after all I studied it for many years, even if I haven't really used it in a long time ;)
Ah Bea. C'est mignon ça!
Alors on est trois francophones maintenant  :D

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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #126 on: January 18, 2016, 09:56:13 AM »
I understand basic french, after all I studied it for many years, even if I haven't really used it in a long time ;)
Ah Bea. C'est mignon ça!
Alors on est trois francophones maintenant  :D
Je pense qu'il y a plus de trois? Peut-etre?

(drats, just like when I'm writing in portuguese or german, english keyboard doesn't have the right signs hehe)
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #127 on: January 18, 2016, 10:58:32 AM »
Jái appris le francais a l'école, mais je parle mal et lire lit ? juste un peu, assez pour les commentaires de notre amie  Nora peut-etre ;D
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #128 on: January 18, 2016, 12:23:32 PM »
Mmmh, sorry guys but I do believe my reference is fairly obtuse.

Might as well explain it here for those who don't care about trying to find by themselves :

Spoiler for Hiden:
The tribe of Shamans my MC has been chasing is called the Ceu'ki Save Shamans, which, in phonetic is Ceux qui savent, meaning "those who know". And the point of such a name is obvious in the story.
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #129 on: January 20, 2016, 04:32:41 PM »
My French language ability neatly summarised in song form...
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #130 on: January 22, 2016, 01:20:40 PM »
That was a really good choice of theme, Xi. Has anyone mentioned The Princess Bride yet? That is one the greatest fantasy novels and is famous not only for breaking the fourth wall, but also for using it to dupe so many people into believing it was historical!

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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #131 on: January 23, 2016, 02:44:45 AM »
There are some wonderful stories coming out for this.Well done all. I wanted to try this, it is such a great theme and have started about four different efforts, but they are just rubbish so far and time creeping on.
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #132 on: January 23, 2016, 03:00:15 AM »
There are some wonderful stories coming out for this.Well done all. I wanted to try this, it is such a great theme and have started about four different efforts, but they are just rubbish so far and time creeping on.

Noooo, come on, do it! You still have time!! Your political puns were awesome, you should totally give it a try now, it's a great topic!!
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #133 on: January 23, 2016, 03:39:25 AM »
There are some wonderful stories coming out for this.Well done all. I wanted to try this, it is such a great theme and have started about four different efforts, but they are just rubbish so far and time creeping on.
Not sure if we'll finish ours either! Even if you don't get something done in time, at least you've tried, right?  :)
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #134 on: January 23, 2016, 03:46:15 AM »
Lady_Ty is on a roll in the RPG section. Totally should get that momentum and try it  :P
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