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Forum: Fiction Today, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By brianpatrick
Yes, but the way I read this story, Thomas is...

Yes, but the way I read this story, Thomas is just as guilty or ďbadĒ as the burglar. He is vain, treats his body like shit, is cynical and condescending, and the story hints that heís no stranger to...
Forum: Writers' Cafe Today, 10:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 552
Posted By brianpatrick
JK Rowling canít write like Tiger played golf....

JK Rowling canít write like Tiger played golf. You misunderstood my comparison. Iím not saying sheís a bad writer, sheís adequate, and managed to hit the sweet spot for YA fiction (making her series...
Forum: Fiction Yesterday, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 208
Posted By brianpatrick
Youíre the writer. He is what you say he is.

Youíre the writer. He is what you say he is.
Forum: Fiction Yesterday, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 208
Posted By brianpatrick
Maybe the bad guy is not the guy with the gun

Maybe the bad guy is not the guy with the gun
Forum: Writers' Cafe Yesterday, 06:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 552
Posted By brianpatrick
And also itís good business practice not to...

And also itís good business practice not to insult people or burn bridges
Forum: Writers' Cafe Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 552
Posted By brianpatrick
Yes, they are lying to not hurt feelings

Yes, they are lying to not hurt feelings
Forum: Writers' Cafe Yesterday, 05:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 552
Posted By brianpatrick
Writing is not subjective

Writing is not subjective
Forum: Writers' Cafe Yesterday, 04:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,704
Posted By brianpatrick
No just, people are intelligent in different ways...

No just, people are intelligent in different ways in general. Sometimes this is represented in special specific skills, and sometimes not.
Forum: The Intellectual Table Yesterday, 03:51 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 2,237
Posted By brianpatrick
Hmm? You have something against penises? You some...

Hmm? You have something against penises? You some kind of penisist?
I personally think all penises should be free to do what they like (so long as they donít harm anyone else, or infringe on their...
Forum: Writers' Cafe Yesterday, 02:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,704
Posted By brianpatrick
Intelligence is more than memory related. How...

Intelligence is more than memory related. How much you can remember and how quickly you can recall it is only one kind of intelligence.
Forum: Writers' Cafe Yesterday, 02:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,704
Posted By brianpatrick
Yeah, itís a mini-test, and thereís not really a...

Yeah, itís a mini-test, and thereís not really a definitive scientific consensus on what constitutes the whole of intelligence, but it might be a good approximation generally. The biggest thing...
Forum: Writers' Cafe Yesterday, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 106
Posted By brianpatrick
Australian football is also different than soccer

Australian football is also different than soccer
Forum: Writers' Cafe Yesterday, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 106
Posted By brianpatrick
Google American football

Google American football
Forum: Writers' Cafe Yesterday, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 472,107
Posted By brianpatrick
Can you email it?

Can you email it?
Forum: The Intellectual Table Yesterday, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By brianpatrick
To me itís the ďpoliticalĒ problem. I just donít...

To me itís the ďpoliticalĒ problem. I just donít want to be part of that conversation except for in passing.

When Obama was elected the righties invented the Tea Party (radicals and religious...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-13-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 552
Posted By brianpatrick
Intolerant of stupidity and excuses for stupidity...

Intolerant of stupidity and excuses for stupidity I would say. Unlike me. Iím fascinated by people, even the stupid ones.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-13-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 552
Posted By brianpatrick
I worked for his magazine for three years and...

I worked for his magazine for three years and talked with him a lot here and there.
Forum: The Intellectual Table 07-13-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 2,237
Posted By brianpatrick
Well, if youíve ever seen a fairly large flaccid...

Well, if youíve ever seen a fairly large flaccid penis itís about the same. Seen one, seen Ďem all. You might be pleased to know it looks circumcised. He got a nice clean penis. I knew you were...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-13-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 552
Posted By brianpatrick
I think he would agree he is both better and...

I think he would agree he is both better and worse than most. Bigger all-round maybe. There arenít many people like him, actually.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-13-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,704
Posted By brianpatrick
Actually it usually gets slightly lower as you...

Actually it usually gets slightly lower as you get older. Itís not how much you know (mostly), itís your raw intellectual ability. Your capacity for abstract thought.

The 123 test is just a toy....
Forum: The Intellectual Table 07-13-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 2,237
Posted By brianpatrick
There are pics of you want to see it. Just...

There are pics of you want to see it. Just google...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 07-13-2018, 02:54 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 2,237
Posted By brianpatrick
Yes

Yes
Forum: The Intellectual Table 07-12-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 223
Posted By brianpatrick
Children

True, but that is maybe .001% of the populationóa tiny fraction. Those spots are reserved for the likes of Ghandi, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, Dostoevsky, Schindler, Solzhenitsyn, Krishnamurti, etc, which...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-12-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,704
Posted By brianpatrick
This test is bullshit... I got 152. That canít be...

This test is bullshit... I got 152. That canít be right. Iím way more socially adept than that.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-12-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 472,107
Posted By brianpatrick
Yeah Steve, yadda, yadda, yadda. So when is your...

Yeah Steve, yadda, yadda, yadda. So when is your book coming out? And more importantly, when can I read it in its final form? Oh... not to seem insensitive; Iím not, but I have a hard time not being...
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