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  1. An eventfull day...

    So today was far from a boring day at work, we had a poor customer that got herself stuck in a bucket swing (was fairly funny), we had a great laser party and then to top it all off i had to chase a goat...

    Yes you did read that right, I chased a goat.

    Just another day in a child's play center, fun times.
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  2. My day is just zippy

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    This is day (something , a number. I forget) of the new regime. So far the wall hasn't happened. Our original plan to round up all the gays and illegals, together, and put them in summer day camps, as suggested by millions of deep state, Deep South Twitter accounts (and from all the other racist memes) has failed to materialize. Where are the Nazis? It's weird, like they just left the country. No night of the long knives.

    The several hundred world famous stars and ...

    Updated April 26th, 2018 at 01:28 PM by Kevin

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  3. Random.

    It's 5 am April 24th 2018 and I've gotten next to nowhere since last time I blogged. I feel like my life is at a standstill. I'm still enjoying life as usual of course. However, I still have no job.

    Listening to PH8 to clear my mind. Prepared to do it all over tomorrow like today.

    Move forward with your life if you can. Being stuck is no good.

    Life requires maintenance, and I'm off-schedule.

    I'm going to bed.

    zzzzzzzzzzz.
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  4. Poetry

    When I first came here it seems
    that prose was in ascendency -
    lately though most of the new
    members seem to be poets,
    and it's like poetry has risen
    in popularly. As a poet myself
    I find this a good thing but
    I wonder if it has anything
    to do with rising education levels.
    More B.A.'s perhaps?
    There's the joke that while business
    graduates are asking "how can I rise
    to the next level of the corporation" ...
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  5. Hyperosmia

    You ever wish you had a super-power? If you did, I bet you wish it wasn't a super sense of smell.

    Well, I've been thusly cursed. At a ball game, I can smell the nachos three rows down. When I cleaned carpets, it sure came in handy. I had a painful, lingering sinus inflammation last year. So bad, my jaw even hurt. Don't know if it was related.

    But yeah, In the Marines, I could smell the other patrol coming 'cause some of their guys used too much cologne and bug ...
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  6. OBJECTION! (An Old WF Exclusive)

    I posted this for an imagery poetry challenge back when I was still newer to the forum. I have yet to find the actual challenge, but I remember writing the poem based off of Godot's final storyline in Gyakuten Saiban's Trials and Tribulations episode.



    This was my second poetic challenge attempt, so I wanted to make this poem jump... here it is:

    OBJECTION!
    --------------------

    "Objection!" you ...

    Updated April 20th, 2018 at 12:03 AM by RhythmOvPain

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  7. The Past is Real

    https://m.soundcloud.com/australian00001/shipwrecked

    I was going through my soundcloud and found my old recording of my band's first live recording session at the studio we recorded our first demo tape at.

    I play the lead guitar/harmony (all the grainy and really loud guitar is me).

    This was our first single.

    I miss this song because it was a total enigma; I approached it as a melodic blacken'd death metal song, and the rhythm approached ...
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  8. I'm going to be a billionaire

    So guys today I had this sudden thought I'd might be the next J.K Rowling because when I read my book over the course of a few hours I really started to feel like I may have a revolutionary book for the middle grade audience. I know that may seem like a stretch as most middle grade books don't reach like 500 million or 250 million copies but I want my book to reach 500 million copies for the childrens market. I really do feel like I earned it though with all the ups and downs with my life and everything ...
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  9. What exactly, is an Albingesian? And where the hell is Waldo?

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    Where's Waldo got its start in the late 12th Century. It seems the principle complaint was Waldo's "...contempt of ecclesiastical power".

    I stole that term, word for word, because it's such a mouthful. Just thinking about it causes all sorts of mouthy turmoil, so be careful. It's alright in this day and age, but was not so, earlier. Not for many centuries.

    Waldo was a wealthy man who came to the conclusion that a love of worldly goods ...

    Updated April 18th, 2018 at 02:16 PM by Kevin

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  10. Something I was curious about

    Lately today something had been festering in my brain about the fact there was this abundance of white woman with best-selling novels and that really got me thinking? Why are there so many of them? Since 2008 when I started writing this had me perplexed a lot, and in the early days when I was doing my writing endeavors the strange thing happened.. I wasn't getting published and I thought it had something to do with the fact that I was Ethio or whatever but now that I have gotten over the whole ethio ...
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  11. Strange feelings...

    This question is mostly for our female members, that have had children and isn't writing related...

    So last night I had some pretty strange feelings in my belly, it at first felt like muscle spasms, but then I began to watch my belly and it was moving just under my ribs to the right. It feels like something is swooping inside my stomach and when I pressed on the moving patch last night, I felt like something push back.

    Now I know this could be a variety of things but my ...
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  12. Mixed feelings...

    I went back to my old home town today.

    Funny how the past can be remember/looked upon so fondly. Too fondly perhaps. There must have been good times of course. Not to mention one's youth and childhood. It wasn't ALL bad.

    Today, walking down Cambridge Street towards the town centre, remembering Goode's the old Fishmonger's, I can see all so vividly in my mind's eye.The whole shop-front, and it was a fair width, must have been a good twenty meters or so, was completely ...

    Updated April 14th, 2018 at 06:45 PM by dither

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  13. dead men walking

    sitting off in waterstones book shop with a latte and letting my mobile download updates when one older guy stands up and starts talking to the guy opposite him...i never got the start of the conversation but the guy said...i was'nt sure it was you an then they go into trivial stuff..home ,family blah,blah..then the younger guy about 49 or 50 says i've still got your book that you signed for me and when you die it might be worth something..i had to get up of the couch an walk away because i thought ...
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  14. OH, WAIT.

    No, today is #39, next year is 40. Bad memory
    strikes again! Wonder If I'll remember it next year.
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  15. April 12, 1978.

    A day which will live in insanity. Two people driving each other koo-koo for 40 years. Did I say she had a temper? One of the most memorable was one day she got pissed at me and tossed guacamole salad - hit me right in the chest. It was so ludicrous we both started laughing. To this day she still calls me "Guacamole
    Boy." I really have been a good boy, I'm just frustrating
    to live with. Then she has a habit of buying something
    on sale for a project and 5 ...
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  16. 'Uncles' corner

    I was looking at a recent posted-pic of someone I know. He is male, but, I think a certain advice could be given that works for either gender : "Duck!"
    It's really not that hard to learn, probably easier than swimming, with I'm guessing...no, I'm saying/stating: with the same or less anxiety/fear factor involved as when learning how to swim, or ride a bike.
    Anyway, it's a good thing to learn how to do, and anyone can do it...

    Next week: Why Japanese condoms?
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  17. Work Ethic

    I met this guy at the bus stop. He looked healthy, but nearing retirement (like many who work at the shipyard). After talking a few talks. I discovered he was taking care od his sick wife (MS) and he was 67 years old. There was no bitterness in his tone or demeanor. He was thankful to be able to take care of her, and looking forward to spending more time with her. Listening to him, I was humbled. Then I got angry.

    I began to think about all the younger folk out there, bitching ...
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  18. Losing out to i.c.t.

    In the jobs mkt.
    What's an old guy like me to do?

    JUST A USELESS OLD MAN RANT.

    I love working nights and the line of work that I'm in but the workplace is placing such technological demands that I'm longer able to go with the flow. I'm drowning in a sea of confusion here, am no longer up to the task and a time where I shall rendered un-employable my my employer is fast approaching. Damn damn damn computer-based technology.
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  19. the end show

    The executioner comes in faded black. Very... functional, you notice taking in the lack of adornment.

    "Shall I crack some jokes first, or maybe tell a little sad story, feigning empathy?"

    You wonder how to answer that, considering the finality, stall, or don't stall, panic setting in. The crowd is noisy, but you can't hear a thing. You say nothing.

    "All right... Place your head on the block."
    What?
    "Place your head on ...
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  20. 51

    WTAF I MADE FIFTY OF THESE THINGS?
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  21. Desert reptiles

    A guy came to the house. He said he used to live here back in the forties.

    I wasn't home. Too bad. I would have given him the tour.

    He told my wife there used to be horned toads around, and desert tortoises. It's pretty hard to find them now even in the desert.

    There's something about human activity- I think it's the cars- that is killing off the the desert reptiles.

    Like thirty years-ago we had gone out to Palm Springs to catch desert iguanas. ...
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  22. The Art of World Building

    https://www.harulestokeswrites.com/s...World-Building

    "How the hell am I going to bring all of these ideas together?!"

    If you're a writer of science fiction and/or fantasy, I'm sure you've experienced this dilemma. A mountain of really cool ideas are sitting in your head, waiting for their opportunity to be brought into existence. But, when you sit down and try to compile the list of seemingly endless variables, you find yourself ...
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  23. Tales From the Drunk | Who I Am

    When people think of alcoholics they assume them to be lushes with little to no redeeming qualities, completely incapable of operating on an efficent level, and abusive to EVERYONE; completely destructive in nature with malice, scorn, and regret tatoo'd on their soul.

    FUCK THAT SHIT.

    Why I drink began as a simple extracurricular activity to accompany/compensate for marijuana.

    In all honesty, I became an alcoholic very early in my life. By 16 I was drinking ...
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  24. Can Reading Lift Our IQ? (Vanquish the Myth)

    Quote Originally Posted by Lucid Being View Post
    Can Reading Lift Our IQ? (Vanquish the Myth)

    Are all three major areas of intelligence heightened by the practice of reading? Clear Evidence and Common Sense Cognitively Point to YES!
    New scientific studies have unequivocally confirmed that there sure enough are strong correlations between our three areas of IQ and the Practice of Book Learning. This new evidence has collectively been confirmed, reviewed and studied through new testing methods by neuroscientists and psychologists
    ...
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  25. Best-sellers

    So I'm wondering since my book 'The Book of Skull' has the potientail to make the best sellers list or even Joshua Clark, and I hope for Clark espscially since that I book I think would sell in the childrens market for millions or billions of dollars. I wonder though how in the world could I, an Ethiopian man make that kind of money or even be the first black man to write the greatest childrens book of the 21st century or even a dark fantasty book no less but I hope someone would be able to tell ...
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