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11-18-2023 , 08:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Zeno
Do things the old fashioned way old boy; guns, bags of cash, clandestine meetings on the water front; a secret bank account in Switzerland. Dont fall for the supposed cool sophisticated way.
Heed this.
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11-18-2023 , 08:48 AM
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Originally Posted by biggerboat
Coming up with fictional names is a pain. Places, schools, people, etc. I tend to get hung up on little stuff like this. I've written so much with ????? filled in for a name to be named later and catching up is tedious.
Don't use "?????". Give em a name that is descriptive or just a couple of words that pop in your head, like "Fat Guy Mohawk" or "No Parking". They'll evolve into the character's real name and you can go back and Control-H them.

#protip
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11-18-2023 , 01:40 PM
Control-H? Boat's doing this on a Hemingway-esque typewriter, double spaced, with lots of scribbles and notes in the margins/between lines in my mind.

Probably has some kind of visor involved too. Desk lamp with a green glass shade. In a wood-paneled study with late-afternoon sun filtering through the blinds.
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11-18-2023 , 04:12 PM
and a sultry blonde in the corner, taking down a few notes herself. Shes packing two 38s and a 45. Obviously the 45 is loaded and cocked. The 38s are just decoration.
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11-20-2023 , 03:57 PM
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Originally Posted by golddog
Control-H? Boat's doing this on a Hemingway-esque typewriter, double spaced, with lots of scribbles and notes in the margins/between lines in my mind.

Probably has some kind of visor involved too. Desk lamp with a green glass shade. In a wood-paneled study with late-afternoon sun filtering through the blinds.
hehe, more like one of the proverbial monkeys trying to get shakespeare to come out
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11-20-2023 , 03:59 PM
Another technology rant.

The pool pump at the house we are trying to sell quit running. Turns out it is controlled by some fancy wifi tech that decided not to control it any more. Can't connect to it because there is no wifi there anymore. Tried a hotspot but that didn't work. Probably end up replacing the stupid fancy thingy with a manual control.
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Today , 10:48 AM
Someone should start a business that deals with contractors for you. I'm trying to find a landscape contractor that will put sod down, but I've found it much more challenging than I thought it would be. Typical in this area.
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