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If you were to meet anyone off this sight who would it be and why?
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Iím not picky. If anyone who is a regular here comes to the Phoenix AZ, hit me up. Iím always interested in meeting people.

I donít travel much because I run a service business and am mostly stuck here working.
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I’m not picky. If anyone who is a regular here comes to , hit me up. I’m always interested in meeting people.

I don’t travel much because I run a service business and am mostly stuck here working.
LOL
the Phoenix AZ?
I am asking because I am based in London. Is that somewhere in the US?
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Originally Posted by brianpatrick View Post
Google PHOENIX AZ
Arizona the valley of the sun it almost sounds Egyptian.
It does look hot though and all year round. Nice one.
You should try London you wont like it haha.
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Arizona the valley of the sun it almost sounds Egyptian.
It does look hot though and all year round. Nice one.
You should try London you wont like it haha.


If you come for a visit, come in the winter. Itís beautiful then. Yeah, I wouldnít like London weather, and Iíd miss the tacos.
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("...naah even if I had the chance to meet you now, I'd probably decline the offer if only because I'm so used to accepting the persona of the person here instead that to me at least their reality would somehow spoil it, simply their persona would be replaced by their reality..." mentioned the goblin who kept these two worlds apart like this)
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Originally Posted by Nacia View Post
If you were to meet anyone off this sight who would it be and why?
You can have as many or few to chose from,
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How very slippery of you Agent Starling.....

Konan's promise of knocking your socks off is keeping you warm at night, hmm?

Is this your elaborate and so seemingly innocent way of securing a date?

Do you feel his eyes roam over you..hmm?

Tell me, truly, Agent Starling...who would you like to meet and why...

quid pro quo...yes or no fluhfluhfluhfluhfluhfluh
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um, anna had met you all, this place a virtual book, she could picture the colour behind your eyes, the disguise, the way you stood, what you take for breakfast and what you should, the sun as it set on your skin and the moments you thought within - she hosted a ballroom full of interacting portraits living it up right here in her head, never a dull moment.


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Old 07-30-2018, 07:31 AM
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I've met two people from writing sites.

One guy; he was a really good writer, very funny and talented. It started out well, but he brought a 12 pack and it mostly went down hill from there. Turns out the guy had a pretty big problem with the booze.

Another lady was driving through town with her two kids and we met at a restaurant. She was super nice and pretty much what I expected, but she and my wife hit it off and I hardly got a word in edgewise. Ha ha.

There's another lady in Australia I've been communicating with for a while; we've been sending stories and poems back and forth for almost ten years now, and we've followed each others lives pretty closely. She was in the country at one point and we talked on the phone quite a bit. I'm pretty sure we'll meet at some point.

On this one site, I saw a relationship play out. The guy was in Norway, the lady was in the U.S. He flew over to see her and it didn't go well at all. A lot of bizarre stuff happened on the site until both of them were banned.

Another story; you could see a guy and a lady fawning all over each other online, mostly in the form of ridiculously positive critiques. To no ones surprise they met, hit it off and eventually they got married. I've heard they're still together...
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Originally Posted by Grace Gabriel View Post
How very slippery of you Agent Starling.....

Konan's promise of knocking your socks off is keeping you warm at night, hmm?

Is this your elaborate and so seemingly innocent way of securing a date?

Do you feel his eyes roam over you..hmm?

Tell me, truly, Agent Starling...who would you like to meet and why...

quid pro quo...yes or no fluhfluhfluhfluhfluhfluh
LOL nothing of the sort I can assure you. Konan and I exchanged friendly and amicable words which is what we all do here haha
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Originally Posted by E. Zamora View Post
I've met two people from writing sites.

One guy; he was a really good writer, very funny and talented. It started out well, but he brought a 12 pack and it mostly went down hill from there. Turns out the guy had a pretty big problem with the booze.
what do you mean by
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Another lady was driving through town with her two kids and we met at a restaurant. She was super nice and pretty much what I expected, but she and my wife hit it off and I hardly got a word in edgewise. Ha ha.
LOL this really made me chuckle
There's another lady in Australia I've been communicating with for a while; we've been sending stories and poems back and forth for almost ten years now, and we've followed each others lives pretty closely. She was in the country at one point and we talked on the phone quite a bit. I'm pretty sure we'll meet at some point.
That is quite impressive.

On this one site, I saw a relationship play out. The guy was in Norway, the lady was in the U.S. He flew over to see her and it didn't go well at all. A lot of bizarre stuff happened on the site until both of them were banned.

Another story; you could see a guy and a lady fawning all over each other online, mostly in the form of ridiculously positive critiques. To no ones surprise they met, hit it off and eventually they got married. I've heard they're still together...
Now that is very rare but it does happen.
Funny that they both got banned.
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Interesting thread; there's a writer's plot here somewhere, a dozen in fact. I'd like to communicate with Devon, if Devon's even still here (a mod at one point). I don't necessarily want to personally meet the guy, but his acumen is sterling (a real writer this guy) and he would be a great sounding board for editorial advice. Brianpatrick is of a similar vein and I appreciate his ready wit and ingratiating nature, as well as his knowledge of our craft.
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"...I'm in communication with some folks here..." mentioned the goblin noting how sometimes it was either someone's pm over some matter, being a few pms and then silence till the next round of something some while later, while other times it was more constant like a thread in private, stating "...yes, it's fruitful as a practice if you team up with someone, me I'm much in anna's debt for her just being anna with me, I'll never meet her though, it's as I said before, the persona dies in the moment of encounter...", where the goblin's goal remained to create a persona that never grew old online, smiling "...when on stage one's act becomes one's virtual reality here, alas my dailylife is just my other act now, which is those is more honest just depends upon how honest I am with myself really..."


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("...narcia, a 12pack is usually termed used to exaggerate a 6pack, being those 6 cans of beer held together by cardboard..." mentioned the goblin trying show off his knowledge of human ways now, then adding "...for example a film that goes well with a "sixpack and vindaloo" means it's light entertainment and not something to think in any depth over...")
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Except in America we DO have 12 packs, and even 30 packs of canned beer.
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Except in America we DO have 12 packs, and even 30 packs of canned beer.
you do? 30 packs??? that is a lot.
One more question brian what does that tap with running water in the pic you posted meant to represent?
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("...narcia, a 12pack is usually termed used to exaggerate a 6pack, being those 6 cans of beer held together by cardboard..." mentioned the goblin trying show off his knowledge of human ways now, then adding "...for example a film that goes well with a "sixpack and vindaloo" means it's light entertainment and not something to think in any depth over...")
I know what a 6 pack is but 12 just threw me out. LOL
I guess I am lucky I am not a guy and even if I was I would not bother with packs I think of later on in life when the pack has to loosen out with age it can't be a nice picture.
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you do? 30 packs??? that is a lot.
One more question brian what does that tap with running water in the pic you posted meant to represent?


I was trying to post a map of Arizona with Phoenix pinned on it, but instead I posted that pic of a water softener loop/bypass valve. I thought it was kind of funny, though, as it gives the impression (to me) of someone peeing on your shoes😀
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I was trying to post a map of Arizona with Phoenix pinned on it, but instead I posted that pic of a water softener loop/bypass valve. I thought it was kind of funny, though, as it gives the impression (to me) of someone peeing on your shoes��
you what?? no ways!!! LOL
well there you go that is google for you.
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um, anna had met you all, this place a virtual book, she could picture the colour behind your eyes, the disguise, the way you stood, what you take for breakfast and what you should, the sun as it set on your skin and the moments you thought within - she hosted a ballroom full of interacting portraits living it up right here in her head, never a dull moment.

anna that is the weirdest image I have seen in a long time.
It is almost Dickensian??
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Yeah -- as has been explained, 12 beers.

Under the circumstances, which I won't get into, there wasn't any expected reason to show up with any amount of alcohol, never mind a 12 pack.

So I knew that things were going to be weird from the onset...
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Yeah -- as has been explained, 12 beers.

Under the circumstances, which I won't get into, there wasn't any expected reason to show up with any amount of alcohol, never mind a 12 pack.

So I knew that things were going to be weird from the onset...
I get it. Did you question why he wanted to drink so much?
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Uh no. Alcoholic...
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Oh, by the way, who'd like to meet Cityboy? I sure would!

I mean, can you imagine?
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Oh, by the way, who'd like to meet Cityboy? I sure would!



I mean, can you imagine?


Iíd love to meet that guy! But as I said, Iíll meet anybody.

I almost met Joematt one time. He was going to come to Arizona for some conference, but didnít end up coming. Iím pretty sure it was because he was afraid his wife and I would hit it off and he wouldnít get a word in edge-wise.
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I remember that JoeMatt guy. Pretty good writer and poet. Never had a problem with him myself, but he seemed to be one of those guys who have underlying anger issues that they take out on people online. Kind of sad.
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I remember that JoeMatt guy. Pretty good writer and poet. Never had a problem with him myself, but he seemed to be one of those guys who have underlying anger issues that they take out on people online. Kind of sad.


Probably one of those dudes with a micro-penis and a big truck.
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Seemed more like some creativity frustrated suburban hipster who drives a Subaru.
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