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Forum: Creative Corner Oct 8 '14, 7:06pm
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By Agricolus
Heres a quick fix, tuypo. Read the story to...

Heres a quick fix, tuypo. Read the story to yourself, injecting the emotion you would expect and playing each part. Don't do this in a public place. You will see quickly what punctuation to put where.
Forum: Creative Corner Oct 3 '14, 5:18pm
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By Agricolus
Okay tuypo. Couple of things. What you wrote is...

Okay tuypo. Couple of things. What you wrote is almost a stream of consciousness. Lots of words lots of ideas, moves along okay but lacks tempo and taking a breath. I think if you go through it and...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 31 '14, 6:06pm
Replies: 84
Views: 2,465
Posted By Agricolus
Yeah, but by machine, I mean a mechanized device...

Yeah, but by machine, I mean a mechanized device that puts out work using a fuel for a source of power. One shot from a semi or single-shot weapon and it's over - you have to reload or release the...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 31 '14, 2:54pm
Replies: 84
Views: 2,465
Posted By Agricolus
Touche. A fully auto weapon is not so much of a...

Touche. A fully auto weapon is not so much of a gun as it is a bullet-launching machine. It moves like a chain saw, a reciprocating saw, a jack hammer, or a circular saw. Once you pull the...
Forum: Creative Corner Jul 25 '14, 1:57am
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By Agricolus
Jiraly Chatasmander wasn’t too concerned about...

Jiraly Chatasmander wasn’t too concerned about his status as second navigator aboard the ship. He knew Joe Wallis from the academy, and respected his skill set more than that of anyone; he knew that...
Forum: Creative Corner Jul 22 '14, 9:03pm
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By Agricolus
Actually, Padre, this used to be quite common....

Actually, Padre, this used to be quite common. Most people decide to steer the story in another direction, hijacking it. If we promise to try not to do so, I think we can find enough people...
Forum: Worldly Talk Mar 20 '14, 1:35am
Replies: 455
Views: 11,400
Posted By Agricolus
You may never again witness a war in which the...

You may never again witness a war in which the civilian casualty numbers DO NOT exceed the participant numbers by several fold. There is no longer enough respect for human life not to send a stray...
Forum: Non Sequitur Jan 28 '14, 11:32pm
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By Agricolus
I would assume a well digger is cold, even more...

I would assume a well digger is cold, even more so, his butt, as he's probably waist deep in water. It sounds cool, anyway.
Forum: Non Sequitur Jan 28 '14, 12:03pm
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By Agricolus
It was so cold today...

Keep it clean. Be creative.

It was colder than a well-digger's butt
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 22 '14, 12:10pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,572
Posted By Agricolus
Don't think of this as a way of transferring...

Don't think of this as a way of transferring power over long distances. That's what would be needed to do is there was no 'battery' system. Transferring power from Asia to the US? Not practical,...
Forum: Creative Corner Jan 19 '14, 2:12pm
Replies: 29
Views: 985
Posted By Agricolus
Okay. Imagine the guy having been born somewhere...

Okay. Imagine the guy having been born somewhere in Europe centuries ago, moving to (wherever you feel most comfortable writing) and having some amazing mental traits, such as the ability to think...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 17 '14, 2:59pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,572
Posted By Agricolus
If nothing else, this stands as the best use ever...

If nothing else, this stands as the best use ever for rhubarb. Not a fan of it, raw or in a pie.
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 17 '14, 1:49am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,572
Posted By Agricolus
No.. not just good. The development of a huge...

No.. not just good. The development of a huge grid system has been waiting for something like this. If this works and is economically feasible on a grand scale, there can be no more logical barrier...
Forum: Creative Corner Jan 16 '14, 11:15am
Replies: 29
Views: 985
Posted By Agricolus
Check my sig, Artanis. Specifically, Tubelands -...

Check my sig, Artanis. Specifically, Tubelands - I've already started fleshing out Toulne with a novel. Tubelands is a mass-exodus, exploratory scenario that presents a lot of possibilities.
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 13 '14, 4:40am
Replies: 58
Views: 1,640
Posted By Agricolus
But... make it in a day, move to the next one,...

But... make it in a day, move to the next one, save big bucks in labor and you may be able to build for thousands of tenants. Granted, cookie-cutter repetition and simplicity may not be what...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 13 '14, 2:30am
Replies: 58
Views: 1,640
Posted By Agricolus
Hey, canjo, buddy - I do too. Check this out: ...

Hey, canjo, buddy - I do too. Check this out:

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/3d-printer-could-build-house-20-hours-224156687.html

This thing could create actual, workable, mid-range...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 2 '14, 9:50pm
Replies: 63
Views: 2,378
Posted By Agricolus
First, congratulations, MWren. May your days be...

First, congratulations, MWren. May your days be happy.
Finally, something I can safely give some advice! 39 years and still happy!

There is nothing I can say that '...it all boils down to...
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 19 '13, 11:57pm
Replies: 46
Views: 1,578
Posted By Agricolus
Folks, why not try something new. Don't drink. ...

Folks, why not try something new. Don't drink. Most who do (as I did) and do it to extreme (as I didn't) do so because of societal pressures and constant barrages from commercials and the like. We...
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 5 '13, 11:49am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,396
Posted By Agricolus
Ever since our society has evolved from...

Ever since our society has evolved from hunter/gatherers to agrarian, and people have spent their days specializing on a particular job, and our quality of living has increased, we have been both...
Forum: Non Sequitur Nov 10 '13, 4:25pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,347
Posted By Agricolus
"Tuco, there are two kinds of men in the world -...

"Tuco, there are two kinds of men in the world - those with guns, and those who dig. Dig..."

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - one of my favorite movies - a spaghetti-western cliche-fest with...
Forum: Creative Corner Nov 10 '13, 2:42pm
Replies: 220
Views: 5,359
Posted By Agricolus
Say, wha, Mordae? Did I read that right? A...

Say, wha, Mordae? Did I read that right? A Myth-NaNo? What an idea! It could keep some interest in the Writing part of CCorner. Moreover, it could be done RIGHT, instead of a month with 30 days...
Forum: Creative Corner Sep 12 '13, 2:03am
Replies: 220
Views: 5,359
Posted By Agricolus
Giving it some thought, although I'm in the midst...

Giving it some thought, although I'm in the midst of learning a new occupation. If it doesn't work for NaNo, may put it on my website, below. Imagine a world torn by collision, but not too long...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 31 '13, 1:09am
Replies: 115
Views: 3,216
Posted By Agricolus
I can't help it, but my thoughts drift to the...

I can't help it, but my thoughts drift to the Archduke of Sarajevo when things in the ME begin to heat up...
Forum: Creative Corner Aug 31 '13, 1:06am
Replies: 220
Views: 5,359
Posted By Agricolus
I'd like to see some crazy, brainstorming...

I'd like to see some crazy, brainstorming squirrels dancing in tutus. That ought to cover it (figuratively). I don't know. It depends upon if I can find the time. Things are hectic right now. I...
Forum: Creative Corner Aug 31 '13, 12:06am
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Agricolus
Indeed, dauph. I thought of doing the third...

Indeed, dauph. I thought of doing the third post, but that just wouldn't be right. Any such story can be energized in a single post, so it's not like it's a lifeless story line or concept. Great...
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