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Re: [May 2015] - Fairytales - Discussion Thread
« Reply #30 on: May 08, 2015, 12:38:12 AM »
I was watching a goat simulator video (week before finals does some scary shit to ya) and now I have an idea for a Fairy Tale story.

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Re: [May 2015] - Fairytales - Discussion Thread
« Reply #31 on: May 08, 2015, 12:53:42 AM »
I was watching a goat simulator video (week before finals does some scary shit to ya) and now I have an idea for a Fairy Tale story.

BLOOD FOR THE BLOOD GOAT.
What the heck is a goat simulator? That sounds... wrong. And painful. Not mention very personal and far too much information.  ;)

Or is this just a Texas thing?  ;D
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Re: [May 2015] - Fairytales - Discussion Thread
« Reply #32 on: May 08, 2015, 12:57:22 AM »
I was watching a goat simulator video (week before finals does some scary shit to ya) and now I have an idea for a Fairy Tale story.

BLOOD FOR THE BLOOD GOAT.
What the heck is a goat simulator? That sounds... wrong. And painful. Not mention very personal and far too much information.  ;)

Or is this just a Texas thing?  ;D
You haven't heard of the goat simulator?!  :o It's truly legendary!
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Re: [May 2015] - Fairytales - Discussion Thread
« Reply #33 on: May 08, 2015, 12:59:33 AM »
I was watching a goat simulator video (week before finals does some scary shit to ya) and now I have an idea for a Fairy Tale story.

BLOOD FOR THE BLOOD GOAT.
What the heck is a goat simulator? That sounds... wrong. And painful. Not mention very personal and far too much information.  ;)

Or is this just a Texas thing?  ;D
You haven't heard of the goat simulator?!  :o It's truly legendary!

Hopefully my story will be a kinda good lead into Episode 3.
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Re: [May 2015] - Fairytales - Discussion Thread
« Reply #34 on: May 08, 2015, 03:15:22 AM »
'Goat simulator'...
those 2 words together are just... wrong ;D
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Re: [May 2015] - Fairytales - Discussion Thread
« Reply #35 on: May 08, 2015, 11:00:23 AM »
I was watching a goat simulator video (week before finals does some scary shit to ya) and now I have an idea for a Fairy Tale story.

BLOOD FOR THE BLOOD GOAT.

I think I saw the same video as you a few weeks ago. That is a weird game, and that video made it even weirder.

What the heck is a goat simulator? That sounds... wrong. And painful. Not mention very personal and far too much information.  ;)
Or is this just a Texas thing?  ;D

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Re: [May 2015] - Fairytales - Discussion Thread
« Reply #36 on: May 08, 2015, 12:24:02 PM »
I read "Goat Stimulator" at first.
Needless to say I was reticent to google it.

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Re: [May 2015] - Fairytales - Discussion Thread
« Reply #37 on: May 08, 2015, 12:35:43 PM »
I read "Goat Stimulator" at first.
Needless to say I was reticent to google it.
Hmmm... Some title magic could be worked with such a thing.
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Re: [May 2015] - Fairytales - Discussion Thread
« Reply #38 on: May 08, 2015, 12:51:34 PM »
I read "Goat Stimulator" at first.
Needless to say I was reticent to google it.
Hmmm... Some title magic could be worked with such a thing.

And people were worried about scaring newbies before... ::)
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Re: [May 2015] - Fairytales - Discussion Thread
« Reply #39 on: May 10, 2015, 08:33:54 PM »
Randomly doing some research on fairy tales, came across this statement:

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While both fables and fairy tales are teaching stories, the lesson of a fairy tale typically cannot be summed up in a simple moral statement. The meaning of a fairy tale is multiple, possibly even complex and ambiguous.

Thinking about it, that sounds about right to me.
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Re: [May 2015] - Fairytales - Discussion Thread
« Reply #40 on: May 10, 2015, 11:13:27 PM »
Randomly doing some research on fairy tales, came across this statement:

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While both fables and fairy tales are teaching stories, the lesson of a fairy tale typically cannot be summed up in a simple moral statement. The meaning of a fairy tale is multiple, possibly even complex and ambiguous.

Thinking about it, that sounds about right to me.
Yes, didn't want to "correct" Xi's instructions, but I don't think simple morals are the thing in fairy tales.  I did read that they all concern violations of correct behavior and what comes from them, and I think that's generally true if all the European fairy tales I can think of.
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Re: [May 2015] - Fairytales - Discussion Thread
« Reply #41 on: May 17, 2015, 11:10:21 AM »
I've always been fascinated by fairy tales. I read that they all true in the sense they tell us a universal truth about life such as crime doesn't pay, even if they are about fairies.  :D

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Re: [May 2015] - Fairytales - Discussion Thread
« Reply #42 on: May 17, 2015, 06:36:42 PM »
Argh! Been so busy this month, haven't had any time to read the submissions! Really looking forwards to it  :)

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Re: [May 2015] - Fairytales - Discussion Thread
« Reply #43 on: May 18, 2015, 08:48:28 AM »
Phew. Well, I've finally finished writing up my entry for this month's competition. And it's one I'm fairly happy with. Sure it's only about 1/3rd Fairy Tale and 2/3rds framing device, but I doubt anyone will make too much of a fuss. All I need now is to check the word count and-
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Re: [May 2015] - Fairytales - Discussion Thread
« Reply #44 on: May 18, 2015, 10:01:12 AM »
Argh I know that feeling Rukaio Alter! When you write the perfect story but the word count is way over! I feel your pain  :'(

Good luck!