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Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:00 pm Post

[quote="pigfender"]What do people think? Have they had fun?[/quote]

this has been great fun!

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Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:00 pm Post

Now that the time has passed, just pretend they all arrived on time.

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Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:02 pm Post

Clocks are slow in Cornwall.

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Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:02 pm Post

[quote="pigfender"]Over is fine, unless the words are rubbish.

We seem to be varying anywhere between 1000 and 3000[/quote]

Oh, we weren't meant to write rubbish?

I agree it was fun, just realised I wrote mine as though it was the first time we meet Dr Warne. All these continuity errors are going to be hilarious....

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Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:05 pm Post

Sorry! I've just sent it. It was compiled at 11.58pm on the dot (ignore the fact the the RTF file's time stamp says 11.59pm!). I got a bit carried away and wrote 4,110 words - it should come as no surprise to anyone that I am a bit verbose, and in need of a good editor at the best of times.

Hey, thanks Pigfender for doing this! Although it has been rather stressful simply because it happened on a day where the wife was going out and I'd promised my son to build a complicated model robot with him, it has been fun writing to a deadline (almost met) and, well, actually just having to finish something. Because of this, I'm actually thinking that NaNo might be possible this year. So truly, thank you!

All the best,
Keith

P.S. Was I the last to get it in?
"You can't waltz in here, use my toaster, and start spouting universal truths without qualification."

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Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:05 pm Post

[quote="obscura"] All these continuity errors are going to be hilarious....[/quote]

Those aren't errors, those are continuity facts. Evidence of a mystery force at work beyond the imagination of us all.

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Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:06 pm Post

[quote="obscura"]I agree it was fun, just realised I wrote mine as though it was the first time we meet Dr Warne. All these continuity errors are going to be hilarious....[/quote]

Don't worry, I barely introduced her in my bit, which was the first time we did meet her. You can't have got the character that different.

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Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:07 pm Post

I can't wait to see these all, or where in the story mine is - I've got no clue, somewhere in the middle probably.

I think it will be great seeing how the personalities of the same characters shift in all the different sections. :)

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Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:08 pm Post

[quote="pigfender"]Over is fine, unless the words are rubbish.

We seem to be varying anywhere between 1000 and 3000[/quote]
Who's written 3,000ww? WHO? Bastards. Right, I'll---DAMN. Deadline's passed.

If I'd known I;d have file 4,000www including an alen princess and time travel.

...wait till next year.

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Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:09 pm Post

[quote="KB"]P.S. Was I the last to get it in?[/quote]

Yes!
Unless you count 5 still MIA.

Plus, ROBOTS! Cool!

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Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:10 pm Post

[quote="KB"]it has been fun writing to a deadline (almost met) and, well, actually just having to [i]finish[/i] something.[/quote]

Just like coding to a deadline, but easier to spot the bugs!

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Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:11 pm Post

[quote="ElvenWriter"]I can't wait to see these all, or where in the story mine is - I've got no clue, somewhere in the middle probably.

I think it will be great seeing how the personalities of the same characters shift in all the different sections. :)[/quote]

You are Chapter 18!

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Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:12 pm Post

[quote="pigfender"]You are Chapter 18![/quote]

Well, I suppose they'll get renumbered for the missing 5, but you WERE 18!

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Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:14 pm Post

I told you to pretend they all got there!

So, are you going to name and shame them?

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Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:17 pm Post

[quote="matt"]I told you to pretend they all got there!

So, are you going to name and shame them?

Matt[/quote]

And write 5 more sections myself? Tonight?

In crayon?


On the plus side, I'm supposed to be playing American Football in 12.5 hours. What could possibly go wrong?