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Forum: Introductions 12-03-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,620
Posted By uncephalized
Welcome, Vincent. I write SciFi too: near-future...

Welcome, Vincent. I write SciFi too: near-future on Earth and also far-future on far-flung planets. Are you working on a book, short stories, or what? Nice to meet you you.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 09-02-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,156
Posted By uncephalized
But they won't get paypal.com (or whatever). That...

But they won't get paypal.com (or whatever). That one's already taken by the legitimate site. Read the address, and read it carefully.

It's worth learning a few simple steps to keep from handing...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 09-01-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,156
Posted By uncephalized
All you need to do is look at the address bar in...

All you need to do is look at the address bar in your browser when you follow a link in an email--does it say paypal.com? Then it's fine. If it's a phishing site it will say something random like...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-21-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,993
Posted By uncephalized
It really depends on how bad it is. 'Readable' is...

It really depends on how bad it is. 'Readable' is a subjective standard.


Sure, unless the frame is out of square by 20 degrees, the roof was built with 1/2" pressboard over 1x2 rafters spaced at...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-20-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,993
Posted By uncephalized
When I critique I try to focus my suggestions on...

When I critique I try to focus my suggestions on where the piece is weakest. For many people that seems to be SPaG. Even the most original, creative story needs a sound structure to hold it up; if...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-17-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,976
Posted By uncephalized
I'll bite. 1. The sun. Duh. 2. Do you...

I'll bite.

1. The sun. Duh.

2. Do you mean the major driver of the greenhouse effect? Proximal cause or ultimate cause? The biggest greenhouse gas in the atmosphere is water vapor, but that's a...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-15-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,204
Posted By uncephalized
No. Your school sounds a lot like my school. From...

No. Your school sounds a lot like my school. From my class of 45--every one of whom attended college--I know of at least two doctors, several engineers and scientists including myself, an artist, a...
Forum: Scripts 08-15-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,906
Posted By uncephalized
I liked this. I don't know as much as old guy^...

I liked this. I don't know as much as old guy^ about script formatting, but I don't think it mattered much--I had no trouble following the dialogue, seeing the scene in my head or getting the jokes....
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-05-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,016
Posted By uncephalized
There is so much skill, practice and hard work...

There is so much skill, practice and hard work involved in the craft of writing, I just laugh and laugh when people claim you can "follow these three easy steps to write the next great novel!" or...
Forum: The SPaG Workshop 08-04-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,100
Posted By uncephalized
Passive voice exists for a reason. It's no...

Passive voice exists for a reason. It's no problem to use it when it's appropriate. The problem lies in taking what should be punchy action sentences and turning them into "he was punched in the face...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-16-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,723
Posted By uncephalized
'Okay'? OKAY!? Okay. Sorry, my...

'Okay'?

OKAY!?

Okay.

Sorry, my wits seem somewhat stunted after four margaritas and a couple of beers. That was all I could come up with.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-16-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,723
Posted By uncephalized
Well I like to think I'm terribly funny, of...

Well I like to think I'm terribly funny, of course, but I leave it up to others to decide.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-16-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,723
Posted By uncephalized
I called CityShelly an asshole because he called...

I called CityShelly an asshole because he called me an 'unsympathetic moron' for posting my opinion, which disagreed with his.

I stand by it.
Forum: The Library 07-16-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3,692
Views: 253,524
Posted By uncephalized
Non-fiction: Making Things Clear and You Are Here...

Non-fiction: Making Things Clear and You Are Here by David Cain, both on the subject of meditation/mindfulness.

Fiction: over the last two weeks I re-read the entire Belgariad series by David...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-16-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,451
Posted By uncephalized
What if they start dating girls?

What if they start dating girls?
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-16-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,451
Posted By uncephalized
Probably because she likes him?

Probably because she likes him?
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-15-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,723
Posted By uncephalized
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: The Intellectual Table 07-15-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 23,900
Posted By uncephalized
What a cogent argument. And not at all insulting....

What a cogent argument. And not at all insulting. I'm convinced!

Asshole.
Forum: The Intellectual Table 07-14-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 23,900
Posted By uncephalized
It probably is offensive to some. You'd have to...

It probably is offensive to some. You'd have to ask them. That's not what this thread is about, though. A different problem existing doesn't mean we have to stop talking about this one.

We know...
Forum: Board Games 07-13-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,142
Posted By uncephalized
Mite one two thin cub out sea yin sum wanna bow...

Mite one two thin cub out sea yin sum wanna bow tall lath is bull leading yore dew in, ire wreckin'.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-12-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,723
Posted By uncephalized
One of the amazing things about the internet is...

One of the amazing things about the internet is that you can get a break from anyone, any time you like, simply by clicking your mouse on the little red 'X' button in the upper-right corner of your...
Forum: Free Writing 07-12-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,599
Posted By uncephalized
Probably because they thought your question was...

Probably because they thought your question was as silly as your rhetorical attempt was transparent, and so decided to give a silly answer in return.


I think it's quite clear that the folks...
Forum: Fiction 07-12-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By uncephalized
Please do. Your inputs are generally useful. :) ...

Please do. Your inputs are generally useful. :)

Godlover: Thank you for the compliment, but there was no need to quote the entire OP in your response, lol.
Forum: Introductions 07-10-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By uncephalized
Welcome, and thanks for the read on my excerpt,...

Welcome, and thanks for the read on my excerpt, and I hope your book does well. Cheers.

What is the name of your book? C.M. Frazier does not give me results on an Amazon search.
Forum: Fiction 07-10-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By uncephalized
Grim: thank you for the read. Would you mind...

Grim: thank you for the read.

Would you mind pointing out an example of the problematic passivity you noticed? I use the present progressive a lot in the subordinate clauses but I don't see a lot...
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