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Re: [Jun 2016] - Random Wikipedia Article - Discussion Thread
« Reply #15 on: May 31, 2016, 10:10:57 PM »
so nervous!!

*closes eyes*

*click*

uh...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twiga_Cement

*rolls up sleeves*

i got this.

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Re: [Jun 2016] - Random Wikipedia Article - Discussion Thread
« Reply #16 on: June 01, 2016, 12:35:57 AM »
Ermigord. What a bizarre starting point for a story.
I have literally no idea where to go with this.
Especially since I promised @ScarletBea a true high fantasy story.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_parliamentary_election,_1984

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« Reply #17 on: June 01, 2016, 01:04:48 AM »
Ermigord. What a bizarre starting point for a story.
I have literally no idea where to go with this.
Especially since I promised @ScarletBea a true high fantasy story.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_parliamentary_election,_1984
That's an awesome one! You've got candidates agreeing to boycott the election, an assassination.

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« Reply #18 on: June 01, 2016, 01:46:44 AM »
Ermigord. What a bizarre starting point for a story.
I have literally no idea where to go with this.
Especially since I promised @ScarletBea a true high fantasy story.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_parliamentary_election,_1984
That's an awesome one! You've got candidates agreeing to boycott the election, an assassination.

That is sweet,  check out Imelda Marcos lavish lifestyles and shoes  ;D ;D ;D
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« Reply #19 on: June 01, 2016, 02:30:38 AM »
Third shot seals the deal for me. There was no way I was going to write something off a house property listing in Winsconsin, or a one liner about a slav canoe guy who won a couple of canoe races in the early 1990s.

Now my third roll gives me the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cucuteni-Trypillian_culture

So I'll be writing Neolithic fiction!  8)
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Re: [Jun 2016] - Random Wikipedia Article - Discussion Thread
« Reply #20 on: June 01, 2016, 02:47:48 AM »
Ermigord. What a bizarre starting point for a story.
I have literally no idea where to go with this.
Especially since I promised @ScarletBea a true high fantasy story.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_parliamentary_election,_1984
That's an awesome one! You've got candidates agreeing to boycott the election, an assassination.

That is sweet,  check out Imelda Marcos lavish lifestyles and shoes  ;D ;D ;D

Oh, @Lady_Ty, you've given me my starting point.
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Re: [Jun 2016] - Random Wikipedia Article - Discussion Thread
« Reply #24 on: June 01, 2016, 03:26:32 AM »
Rolled this on the first try... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sybra_bisignata

Almost rerolled, but decided to research the little beetle. Found absolutely nothing on the first page of Google, which wasn't a good sign. So after resigning to myself that I'm probably not going to enter this month anyway, I rerolled.

After rolling four times to find something that had more information than my elusive insect, I came upon... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hari_Puttar:_A_Comedy_of_Terrors

Yeah, I'll pass this month, too. :)
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« Reply #25 on: June 01, 2016, 03:55:43 AM »
Rolled this on the first try... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sybra_bisignata

Almost rerolled, but decided to research the little beetle. Found absolutely nothing on the first page of Google, which wasn't a good sign. So after resigning to myself that I'm probably not going to enter this month anyway, I rerolled.

After rolling four times to find something that had more information than my elusive insect, I came upon... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hari_Puttar:_A_Comedy_of_Terrors

Yeah, I'll pass this month, too. :)

Come on!! I rolled a bit for you, and found two cool links (in the middle of a LOT of impossible stuff, granted)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battabara

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harar_Brewery

An ethiopian brewery! A deity of Baths! Ain't that cool?
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« Reply #27 on: June 01, 2016, 04:22:48 AM »
Don't promise to write but couldn't help pressing link and this turned up

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/24th_Buil_Film_Awards

Think this may have crazy possibilities. 8)
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« Reply #28 on: June 01, 2016, 04:23:46 AM »
Don't promise to write but couldn't help pressing link and this turned up

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/24th_Buil_Film_Awards

Think this may have crazy possibilities. 8)

You have my respect, for seeing potential in a list of Asian movies.
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« Reply #29 on: June 01, 2016, 06:08:13 AM »
Don't promise to write but couldn't help pressing link and this turned up

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/24th_Buil_Film_Awards

Think this may have crazy possibilities. 8)

You have my respect, for seeing potential in a list of Asian movies.
;D
I am assuming we can twist everything in the article, ie words, names, theme or anything on that page to use however we want. Then the reader will decide if we've done the original justice. Is that so Contest Mods?
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