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by Shatteredtower
Tue Apr 23, 2002 3:01 am
Forum: FANS!
Topic: Decoy! Duh!
Replies: 1
Views: 1673

Re: Decoy! Duh!

Of course! It should have been appearent that they would be protecting a decoy. Not too apparent - otherwise the General or her followers would catch on, yes? ;) It may be that the General only likes them dumb and loyal, but I suspect that she's a smarter commander than that. So, after the Professo...
by Shatteredtower
Tue Apr 23, 2002 12:38 am
Forum: FANS!
Topic: The Ages of FANS
Replies: 5
Views: 2447

Wow... At 27, no wonder Kath's worried about being involved in the local club... I'm not sure I understand - is this about keeping up appearances? Stu's twenty? I thought he was a College freshman... I find it hard to believe he and Guth lived on the same campus in tandem without meeting and explod...
by Shatteredtower
Mon Apr 22, 2002 6:32 pm
Forum: FANS!
Topic: He said it! He actually said it!
Replies: 28
Views: 7298

On 2002-04-19 23:44, Shatteredtower wrote: Couldn't resist, could you? :razz: But the answer to your question is my standard for judging people is how they relate to all people - the ones they loathe as well as the ones they like. Then I'd say that this standard is incomplete - because it must also...
by Shatteredtower
Sat Apr 20, 2002 12:39 am
Forum: FANS!
Topic: Mission Improbable - the Search for Swearwords (waaaaay offt
Replies: 13
Views: 4455

On 2002-04-19 14:59, Muttley wrote: My question, then, (should you choose to accept it), is "Is 'damn' a swearword, where you live?" By itself, yes. To say "Damn you!" or just "Damn!" is going well beyond saying, "Die!" when you think about it from a certain perspective. If you believe in resurrect...
by Shatteredtower
Fri Apr 19, 2002 11:50 pm
Forum: FANS!
Topic: This seems important...
Replies: 7
Views: 2926

On 2002-04-19 23:56, lordjulius wrote: Railroads were, in fact, one of the first applications of the steam engine, which was invented in the mid-to-late 1700s in England. While the applications for it would have been more limited by virtue of limited knowledge of metal working, the steam engine was...
by Shatteredtower
Fri Apr 19, 2002 11:30 pm
Forum: FANS!
Topic: Smoking's bad mmkay?
Replies: 16
Views: 1715

On 2002-04-19 15:49, Gormenghastly wrote: Shatteredtower wrote: Not jumping on you, but those best qualified to decide that may be those who died, and those who would otherwise have been slaves. I can agree with you on that. Unfortunately the first group won't be able to shed much light on the issu...
by Shatteredtower
Fri Apr 19, 2002 10:44 pm
Forum: FANS!
Topic: He said it! He actually said it!
Replies: 28
Views: 7298

On 2002-04-19 03:29, Aris Katsaris wrote: <g> So the standard you use to judge people is "How do they relate to Stu?" He's not the center of all creation, you know... :wink: Couldn't resist, could you? :razz: But the answer to your question is my standard for judging people is how they relate to al...
by Shatteredtower
Fri Apr 19, 2002 1:33 am
Forum: FANS!
Topic: He said it! He actually said it!
Replies: 28
Views: 7298

On 2002-04-19 01:13, Tom the Fanboy wrote: Stu actually called it "The War of Northern Aggression"!!!! I can't believe it! Why not? No, seriously, why not? Especially after the hot debate on the topic! Funny, I don't remember Stu posting on the subject. :wink: Now I don't know if this specifically ...
by Shatteredtower
Fri Apr 19, 2002 1:12 am
Forum: FANS!
Topic: Harry Turtledove was RIGHT!
Replies: 23
Views: 2773

On 2002-04-17 08:37, lordjulius wrote: Because they wanted to defend their "peculiar institution" (and that's their word for it!)... I'm not going to argue this entire issue - I don't know the material all that well, for the most part. But I did want to point out that you are distorting your argume...
by Shatteredtower
Thu Apr 18, 2002 10:48 pm
Forum: FANS!
Topic: How Few Remain
Replies: 8
Views: 1168

On 2002-04-18 06:07, scrwysqrl wrote: Wrong year for the AWB/Rivington Men handing AK-47s to the Confederacy...That book takes place 1864-68. This is 1862. Most likely they have to make the 3 Cigars and the plans and hand them over to a Union Soldier who is actually LITERATE. Literacy rates in the ...
by Shatteredtower
Thu Apr 18, 2002 10:02 pm
Forum: FANS!
Topic: Smoking's bad mmkay?
Replies: 16
Views: 1715

On 2002-04-18 13:42, Gormenghastly wrote: Before anyone jumps on me, I'm against slavery, but I'm also against war, so even if I had sorted through the contrary opinions and evidence well enough to decide for myself whether the Civil War was mainly about ending slavery or not, I'd still have to fig...
by Shatteredtower
Thu Apr 18, 2002 6:33 pm
Forum: FANS!
Topic: Stu
Replies: 16
Views: 1690

On 2002-04-18 13:57, lordjulius wrote: They're less likely to be educated, for one thing, and they do often feel the need to express their hostilities on someone. It was the poor and working class Germans who swelled the ranks of the Nazi party in its early days, for instance. It's not an absolute ...
by Shatteredtower
Mon Apr 15, 2002 7:56 pm
Forum: FANS!
Topic: Thinking INSIDE the cardboard box
Replies: 5
Views: 588

On 2002-04-15 20:02, FrustratedPilot wrote:
Gawd Rest the Soul of Jon Erik Hexum.
Forgive me for being a tad bitter about that name - you see, nobody in high school seemed to notice or care that Indira Gandhi had been assassinated the same day.
by Shatteredtower
Sun Apr 07, 2002 10:57 am
Forum: FANS!
Topic: Ray Bradbury News Tidbit
Replies: 34
Views: 2884

On 2002-04-07 10:19, Maccabee wrote: I owe John Ringo an apology. He does three things Heinlein never did. 1) He shows the cost of war in terms of the emotional impact, not just a "look what those bastards did to us, let's kill 'em back!" approach. Though that's there too. To be fair, isn't that pa...
by Shatteredtower
Sun Apr 07, 2002 7:27 am
Forum: FANS!
Topic: Are there ANY Rikk/Alisin fans here besides me?
Replies: 26
Views: 2519

On 2002-04-06 19:39, Bushipunk wrote: Sure, you outgrow crushes... But it can take a long, long time. I myself had a particularly stupid and predoomed crush that lasted something like four years, and I still think about her sometimes. It was actually spending more time away from her, and meeting my...
by Shatteredtower
Sun Apr 07, 2002 7:02 am
Forum: FANS!
Topic: Heartcatch on Will
Replies: 4
Views: 536

On 2002-04-06 21:40, wish wrote:

-Wish
Seperated from Will by only two little letters.
Those had better be very strategically placed letters, then - don't want to break any obscenity laws. :wink:
by Shatteredtower
Sun Apr 07, 2002 6:59 am
Forum: FANS!
Topic: KeenSpace message board troubles
Replies: 4
Views: 646

I'd have responded sooner, but the boards kept jamming up on mye.

And IRC is out of the question for me. But that's neither here nor there.

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by Shatteredtower
Sat Apr 06, 2002 5:09 am
Forum: FANS!
Topic: Somebody had to do it...
Replies: 109
Views: 10788

On 2002-04-06 02:09, Doublespeak wrote:

Second place to a plant huh? That person must have been the bud of many plant jokes for a while.
Sigh... Any chance that everyone else leaves this one alone?
by Shatteredtower
Fri Apr 05, 2002 7:06 pm
Forum: FANS!
Topic: You can kill me, but you can't...
Replies: 20
Views: 2855

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by Shatteredtower
Fri Apr 05, 2002 9:48 am
Forum: FANS!
Topic: Literary Question: Definition of Anti-Hero?
Replies: 32
Views: 4319

On 2002-04-05 09:05, Maccabee wrote:
Meant to do this earlier, but--
I'm sorry, but I can't resist (time travel stories and a double post combined are too much temptation) - you, did do it earlier, Maccabee, you did!