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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #45 on: July 31, 2017, 10:18:40 AM »
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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #46 on: July 31, 2017, 12:51:07 PM »
Don't want to sound pushy, but does the fact that the forum is fixed mean that we are getting our August topic after all?!
Haven't managed to turn my idea into anything good and moved on. Won't be entering this month in the end.

I think you should have a new topic for a new month. Two months  is far too long. If there's only a couple of stories submitted so be it, when the contest  first started up we didn't have many entries then either it didn't do any harm.

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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #47 on: July 31, 2017, 12:57:52 PM »
Let's do an unofficial monthly contest for August the theme will be rebellion.
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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #48 on: July 31, 2017, 02:31:02 PM »
Let's do an unofficial monthly contest for August the theme will be rebellion.

Oh that's a great idea actually!! Can definitely write something around rebellion!!
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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #49 on: July 31, 2017, 07:22:17 PM »
Don't want to sound pushy, but does the fact that the forum is fixed mean that we are getting our August topic after all?!
Haven't managed to turn my idea into anything good and moved on. Won't be entering this month in the end.

Xi does all this ahead of time typically and he's on vacation with little internet access until August 6th. I think he called it off because the forum wasn't in a state where he could set it all up ahead of time like he normally does and setting it up at this point likely isn't an option for him (in addition to not having much internet, I would also guess he only has his phone, and I can't imagine drafting up those posts on a phone even if he did have reliable internet).
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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #50 on: July 31, 2017, 08:58:50 PM »
That all makes sense, just too bad Bea isn't allowed to create contests...

It's fine though, I think Eclipse's idea is pretty good anyway, for those who want to keep working on something new, even if it's a friendly in-house event.
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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #51 on: August 07, 2017, 08:24:38 PM »

So I finally started writing something for this month but it's... errr... kind of inappropriate. 

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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #52 on: August 07, 2017, 08:25:32 PM »
In what sense?
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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #53 on: August 07, 2017, 08:56:11 PM »

Well it's more implicit than explicit.
I mean I got Epic-Pirate-Dungeon-Wand-Greedy-Ex-Girlfriend-Hairdresser....

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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #54 on: August 07, 2017, 10:08:19 PM »
Well, maybe just get an 18+ warning in the story, hehe. It will be hidden in spoilers anyway
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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #55 on: August 20, 2017, 07:26:11 PM »
Are we going to extend this theme to September as we have only got two stories submitted?

No new themes everyone until at least five stories are submitted ;-)
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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #56 on: August 20, 2017, 09:35:36 PM »
Nah, I don't think so ;D

We just need @xiagan properly back, and we'll think of a good devious theme for September 8)
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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #57 on: August 21, 2017, 03:48:08 AM »
Do you guys have the ability to make sub-boards back?

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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #58 on: August 21, 2017, 08:16:04 AM »
Do you guys have the ability to make sub-boards back?
Definitely. I'm back home since yesterday eve and plan on tidying up everything this evening after work.

Eclipse, now I want a rebellion story from YOU! ;)


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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #59 on: August 22, 2017, 06:41:35 AM »
@ScarletBea was my story tame enough to go without the NSFW warning? Or do we need to implement a system to keep the children out...