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Re: [Sep 2017] - Regret and Redemption - Discussion Thread
« Reply #30 on: September 25, 2017, 08:08:20 AM »
You can do either, you know, doesn't have to be both :)
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Re: [Sep 2017] - Regret and Redemption - Discussion Thread
« Reply #31 on: September 25, 2017, 09:32:07 AM »

It doesn't say "regret OR redemption" !!!!

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Re: [Sep 2017] - Regret and Redemption - Discussion Thread
« Reply #32 on: September 25, 2017, 09:35:14 AM »
Xiagan was saying it could be regret or redemption. My story has no "redemption" in any shape or form in it! :-3

If xia says so then it's the truth.
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Re: [Sep 2017] - Regret and Redemption - Discussion Thread
« Reply #33 on: September 25, 2017, 09:38:06 AM »

WE'RE WRITERS BOOLEANS HAVE MEANING DAMNIT!!!!!!

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Re: [Sep 2017] - Regret and Redemption - Discussion Thread
« Reply #34 on: September 25, 2017, 09:53:39 AM »

WE'RE WRITERS BOOLEANS HAVE MEANING DAMNIT!!!!!!
Sorry... I also thought it was AND in the beginning, but then Xia-the-Master said OR :P
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Re: [Sep 2017] - Regret and Redemption - Discussion Thread
« Reply #35 on: September 25, 2017, 09:53:53 AM »

WE'RE WRITERS BOOLEANS HAVE MEANING DAMNIT!!!!!!

OMG, chill, read the definition Xia made :

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Life is now constant regret. Do they want to correct it? Is it even possible? Everybody should have the chance to redeem themselves, but this is not a fairy tale - or is it?

Is it possible"?"  How about, "no, not possible". Here you go. You can write about regret where redemption isn't possible.
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Re: [Sep 2017] - Regret and Redemption - Discussion Thread
« Reply #36 on: September 25, 2017, 10:01:47 AM »
Hmmmm I suppose I could do that New-Orleans-Vodoo-domestic-violence story I was gonna write for another prompt ages ago but never did or I could do the resurrection scene I'm planning for the distant third book of a series I haven't written yet (still revising the first), or I could do the slavemaster idea I've had brewing...

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Re: [Sep 2017] - Regret and Redemption - Discussion Thread
« Reply #37 on: September 25, 2017, 10:32:44 AM »
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Re: [Sep 2017] - Regret and Redemption - Discussion Thread
« Reply #38 on: September 25, 2017, 11:29:06 PM »
Mine's in ahead of schedule. Have to say, I really enjoyed this theme. First time in a while I've had an entry flow so nicely.
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Re: [Sep 2017] - Regret and Redemption - Discussion Thread
« Reply #39 on: September 26, 2017, 12:52:00 AM »
Welp, after hours of painstaking work, I finally managed to finish up my entry for this month........ and almost immediately afterwards discovered that Alex's story has the exact same premise that mine does.

Huh.

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Re: [Sep 2017] - Regret and Redemption - Discussion Thread
« Reply #40 on: September 26, 2017, 12:57:16 AM »
Welp, after hours of painstaking work, I finally managed to finish up my entry for this month........ and almost immediately afterwards discovered that Alex's story has the exact same premise that mine does.

Huh.

Great minds think alike. We must be onto a winner.
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Re: [Sep 2017] - Regret and Redemption - Discussion Thread
« Reply #41 on: September 26, 2017, 01:21:12 AM »
Welp, after hours of painstaking work, I finally managed to finish up my entry for this month........ and almost immediately afterwards discovered that Alex's story has the exact same premise that mine does.

Huh.

Great minds think alike. We must be onto a winner.
It's really surreal just how much they match though. Like from the premise, to the setting, to the set-up, to the resolution, to even really small shit like 'being sent by a parental figure' or the talk about heroes and the like. It's almost eerie.


(Also, I hope you realise that this inevitably means we're going to need a mini-option in the voting thread to decide who did it best.)
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Re: [Sep 2017] - Regret and Redemption - Discussion Thread
« Reply #42 on: September 29, 2017, 11:48:24 AM »
Can I pull a Lanko this month? I've got a 3-year close of grant report due Sept 30th and no time to do anything but that until then.

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Re: [Sep 2017] - Regret and Redemption - Discussion Thread
« Reply #43 on: September 29, 2017, 12:16:06 PM »
Sure, still open on Sunday 1st :)

Good luck!

BTW I love how we've created our own expressions: there's the Lanko (submit at the last minute/late), the Eclipse (revive really old threads)... ;D
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Re: [Sep 2017] - Regret and Redemption - Discussion Thread
« Reply #44 on: September 30, 2017, 09:15:54 AM »
yeah I don't know if I'll be able to get it done in just one day after having not slept all weekend to finish this report...