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What are the wird limits for prose? [I didn't see them above]
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Hey cabbie (moved your post to the "comments" thread), but the prose word limit is 2,000. Poetry has no limit.
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Did I mess up somewhere, as I thought I included the Word limit?
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You had it, Tau It was just accidentally mislabeled as "Poetry" in the "Prose" thread.
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Old 01-20-2010, 08:24 AM
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Oh, that no good, thanks for fixing it.
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Hey is the word vault results posted somewhere ?

I would like to see who won and give a cookie *holds cookie for everyone to see* YES YES its such a nice cookie?
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Not yet, there will be one when WBQ 25 comes out, 1st of February, the next Word Vault contest will also start then.
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Seems like an unique title
I would try to get an entry in, if only I had any idea what static change is
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It's a paradox, which should hopefully inspire some interesting responses.
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Perhaps I'll paraphrase it for you, Sophi: as Hoi mentioned, it's a paradox... static, in other words, inactive or (showing) of little change, and then change.

So, static change: small or little change/s, in simpler terms.
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Originally Posted by SW View Post
Perhaps I'll paraphrase it for you, Sophi: as Hoi mentioned, it's a paradox... static, in other words, inactive or (showing) of little change, and then change.

So, static change: small or little change/s, in simpler terms.
Well I have a slightly different definiton of it.
I defined it as a change for some, but it does not affect others in anyway even if it's a change. Kind of hard to explain..

I'm working on the final draft!
And it's gonna be like my first writing that's outside of school assignments and done on my own free time.
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Hi kids,

I've submitted a post, if anyone cares to comment. I've had some slight troubles with formatting (ie spaces disappeared) but hopefully our lovely mods will fix this right up.

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Nice pete!

You inspired me to write something for the poetry one.

Got me in the mood so to speak...
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Looks like Tau fixed the spacing for you.
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I have also submitted an entry to the prose section of the contest. Tried fixing the spacing errors before I submitted, and only missed one...haha. If an admin cares to fix it, it would be appreciated. Just a paragraph break. If not, no biggie. Hope you all enjoy.
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Fixed it for ya, Axl
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Originally Posted by calligraphy View Post
Nice pete!

Got me in the mood so to speak...
Oh dear. What have I done now?

I haven't written a poem in about 5 years. It's so far down my list of writing interests, I have to admit...

Nice work getting an entry out there!
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I have made a foray into poetry with a haiku... we shall see the reception it gets
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Dragon:

I didnt read your poem, but everytime I see your name I want to yell "I AM THE DRAGON KING!"



lol so insane
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A little, yes.

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DK, I heard you mention Haiku and thought, "I so love Haikus! I shall now write one myself! Thank you, Dragon King!" So, I did.
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Darn it! My aim was not to inspire the competition ¬.¬
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Wait... What?

This is a competition? I just pm'd my lifes work to someone...

Ah well...

and by the way

'I AM THE DRAGON KING!"

oo_oo that one sounded like Mr. Bean
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Tau, I have a question. I made a little boo boo when I posted in the Prose section, then deleted it. Grounds for disqualification, no? If so, no big deal. I'll probably post it anyway since I have it, just so it can be ignored.
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I lied, I wouldn't post for no reason. I don't know why I said that.
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Sorry Midwestamp, I have been away for a while, so am not sure what the issue is, but will have a look.

Edit: Looks like Night allowed it, so consider this a benefit of the doubt, next time I will keep a more critical eye on things. So remember, always use the preview option before posting finally.
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Thank you Tau, I will definitely do that. Happy Easter.
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Night didn't check this thread before making the voting polls. So you get away with it this time...
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