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Sat Oct 25, 2014 1:45 am Post

Piggy,

Conflict avoidance email sent. I don't want to over collaborate but I'm kind of in the know on some behavior patterns related to my breifs.

Vick will have fun with that sentence in the morning.
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Sat Oct 25, 2014 1:50 am Post

If you need some extra time, archive the deadline web page clock (as a text import, naturally, none of that fancy "live" stuff) into your Binder and check back frequently.
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Sat Oct 25, 2014 1:51 am Post

Mr. Pigfender. Should we query you regarding details by email or in the thread? What's your preference?
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Sat Oct 25, 2014 1:53 am Post

I'm suggesting email. Otherwise we may ruin the surprises.
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Sat Oct 25, 2014 1:59 am Post

Well, now that I have received, stored in the bin for a couple of hours, retrieved from there, read and properly panicked over my brief, I'm going to bed. Have fun writing, those who are not approaching four in the morning.
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Sat Oct 25, 2014 2:01 am Post

AmberV wrote:If you need some extra time, archive the deadline web page clock (as a text import, naturally, none of that fancy "live" stuff) into your Binder and check back frequently.

haha
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Sat Oct 25, 2014 2:05 am Post

I've had a very good question by email that -- like RDG's explanation of my choice of language on schools -- noted a local idiosyncrasy in words.

When captialised, "the City" (as opposed to "the city") typically refers not to London generally, but to the financial district (aka '"The Square Mile") where all the banks and lawyers and other money making capitalists tend to have their offices.
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Sat Oct 25, 2014 2:05 am Post

Jaysen wrote:I'm suggesting email. Otherwise we may ruin the surprises.


Yes. I did a quick search of the brief and the question was answered. Missed it first time around.
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Sat Oct 25, 2014 2:08 am Post

Montree_Whiles wrote:Mr. Pigfender. Should we query you regarding details by email or in the thread? What's your preference?

Jaysen wrote:I'm suggesting email. Otherwise we may ruin the surprises.


I'm checking all sources, so don't mind. General things can go here, but specifics like "when Taylor ejects himself from the airlock without a spacesuit while his wife watches on satellite feed, should Morris be male or female?" are probably best put in an email to avoid spoilers!

I think it was Taylor?
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Sat Oct 25, 2014 2:08 am Post

So I'm not the only high maintenance person you're dealing with?
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Sat Oct 25, 2014 2:11 am Post

Nope - about 20 emails so far. Although 1 of them just said "Eeep!" so maybe call it 19?
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Sat Oct 25, 2014 2:15 am Post

It's not easy being uncounted. :(
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Sat Oct 25, 2014 2:20 am Post

Was going to email about a location brief, then thought to Google it: turns out it's a real place (who knew!?). No need for the email.

But the panic? Taking longer to subside this year. In previous years I didn't know what to expect, so maybe I panicked earlier. This year, maybe because I was more confident coming in, I forgot about the mind-numbing "I don't know anything about <<redacted>>”. Should have re-read Matt's post from 2013.

Where is Matt? Should we be worried?
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Sat Oct 25, 2014 2:28 am Post

AmberV wrote:It's not easy being uncounted. :(


Could be worse. Couple be counted entirely, utterly, alone. A perpetual one... http://literatureandlatte.com/forum/vie ... 10#p187018
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Sat Oct 25, 2014 2:30 am Post

oh my. read the brief. reread it. the mind is totally blank.
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