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Re: [Jun 2016] - Random Wikipedia Article - Discussion Thread
« Reply #150 on: June 30, 2016, 08:56:44 PM »
*dances*
8 already, we're going to have more than 10 by tomorrow :D

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Re: [Jun 2016] - Random Wikipedia Article - Discussion Thread
« Reply #151 on: June 30, 2016, 10:30:33 PM »
New contest will be up in about 22 hrs. I tried to do it this evening but didn't manage. Sorry!
(I'm sure you'll love it!  ;D)
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Re: [Jun 2016] - Random Wikipedia Article - Discussion Thread
« Reply #152 on: June 30, 2016, 10:34:47 PM »
New contest will be up in about 22 hrs. I tried to do it this evening but didn't manage. Sorry!
(I'm sure you'll love it!  ;D)
If we don't we riot.

Or more accurately, if we don't we complain about not doing it this month as its too hard then write it a day before it closes anyway, and still probably do better than a keener beaner like myself who does it early usually.  ;D

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Re: [Jun 2016] - Random Wikipedia Article - Discussion Thread
« Reply #153 on: June 30, 2016, 11:04:04 PM »
*dances*
8 already, we're going to have more than 10 by tomorrow :D

I plan to lock the thread after lunch, unless someone asks me specifically.

Me! I actually thought Germany's game was gonna be today, so... time to write! I might be able to finish it before the game tomorrow.
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Re: [Jun 2016] - Random Wikipedia Article - Discussion Thread
« Reply #154 on: June 30, 2016, 11:08:50 PM »
alrighty.  the wife liked it.  (i suspect just because it doesn't have any weird fantasy names and stuff -- i should really get a beta reader who doesn't hate fantasy...  heh.)

final formatting, then i'm posting.

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Re: [Jun 2016] - Random Wikipedia Article - Discussion Thread
« Reply #155 on: July 01, 2016, 01:59:55 PM »
Ok, so we're waiting for Lanko and an anonymous post later on  :)
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Re: [Jun 2016] - Random Wikipedia Article - Discussion Thread
« Reply #156 on: July 01, 2016, 07:35:10 PM »
Can I de-submit my entry?

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Re: [Jun 2016] - Random Wikipedia Article - Discussion Thread
« Reply #157 on: July 01, 2016, 08:53:45 PM »
my favorite part of this month's theme?  how wikipedia lends itself to including images for soooooo many of the stories!  i love it!


Can I de-submit my entry?

ack!  the horror!!

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Re: [Jun 2016] - Random Wikipedia Article - Discussion Thread
« Reply #158 on: July 01, 2016, 08:59:11 PM »
I wish the world was flat like the old days, then I could travel just by folding a map.

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Re: [Jun 2016] - Random Wikipedia Article - Discussion Thread
« Reply #159 on: July 01, 2016, 09:21:01 PM »
Ok...

Just re-read it and hate it, so don't particularly want it there.


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Re: [Jun 2016] - Random Wikipedia Article - Discussion Thread
« Reply #160 on: July 01, 2016, 09:34:07 PM »
Ok...

Just re-read it and hate it, so don't particularly want it there.
Well, the thread is still open so you can go and delete it :-\
But none of us would like that - are you sure that tomorrow you won't like it better again?

@Lanko, if you don't stop watching the game and come post your story, I'll lock the thread NOW :P 8)
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Re: [Jun 2016] - Random Wikipedia Article - Discussion Thread
« Reply #161 on: July 01, 2016, 09:41:19 PM »
But none of us would like that - are you sure that tomorrow you won't like it better again?
This!

That said, it's totally up to you Mr.J, but if it were me I wouldn't remove it - I've felt that way about every one of the stories we've submitted (hence the whole not-taking-part-anymore thing), so I do understand how you feel.  :-\

@Lanko, if you don't stop watching the game and come post your story, I'll lock the thread NOW :P 8)
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Re: [Jun 2016] - Random Wikipedia Article - Discussion Thread
« Reply #162 on: July 01, 2016, 10:00:45 PM »
That said, it's totally up to you Mr.J, but if it were me I wouldn't remove it - I've felt that way about every one of the stories we've submitted (hence the whole not-taking-part-anymore thing), so I do understand how you feel.  :-\

Yea, you should keep it there. I mean, two months ago I posted a story about Nazi cats led by Kitler against the Dog Alliance  ::). And boo to Raptori!

@Lanko, if you don't stop watching the game and come post your story, I'll lock the thread NOW :P 8)

Damn, I'm still only 600 words in... I think this time I won't squeeze a story in the last minute...

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Re: [Jun 2016] - Random Wikipedia Article - Discussion Thread
« Reply #163 on: July 01, 2016, 10:03:23 PM »
@Lanko, if you don't stop watching the game and come post your story, I'll lock the thread NOW :P 8)

Damn, I'm still only 600 words in... I think this time I won't squeeze a story in the last minute...
Well, if you ask nicely...
It's still a few hours until the end of day 1 for you, right?
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Re: [Jun 2016] - Random Wikipedia Article - Discussion Thread
« Reply #164 on: July 01, 2016, 10:09:45 PM »
Guess I'll leave it.

Just not feeling great about my stuff atm.