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Forum: The Intellectual Table Yesterday, 10:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 260
Posted By Prodigalson
(Shrugs on green robe) The gay comments are...

(Shrugs on green robe)

The gay comments are off topic.

(Strips back down to skivvies)

That said, those who engage in stereotypical behavior, and are offended that it gives them away, should...
Forum: The Intellectual Table Yesterday, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By Prodigalson
I've been with the same woman now for eight years...

I've been with the same woman now for eight years ( a record for me), but two years into our relationship she contracted meningitis and went into a coma for three and a half weeks.

When it came...
Forum: Free Writing Yesterday, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By Prodigalson
Yeah, these were sealed up pretty good. The iffy...

Yeah, these were sealed up pretty good. The iffy ones are ones it looks like he loaded himself -- things like chopped up sheetrock screws and other mangly shit.

I'll probably just shake the powder...
Forum: Free Writing Yesterday, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By Prodigalson
Yeah, Nick, it's that implosion/explosion...

Yeah, Nick, it's that implosion/explosion combination that's the kick -- the sound is wonderful, although you can hear it better with a .22. The new TVs are a bore.

Part of what led me to pick up...
Forum: Free Writing Yesterday, 09:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 508
Posted By Prodigalson
As a matter of fact, CB, I have died and come...

As a matter of fact, CB, I have died and come back, but there was no shaking around or vibrating. I just watched myself die, became one with the Universe (no long tunnel, no bright light, no line of...
Forum: Poetry Yesterday, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By Prodigalson
Yeah -- I walked around for what was supposed to...

Yeah -- I walked around for what was supposed to be the last couple of days back then, singing the chorus to R.E.M.'s, "It's The End of the World" at the top of my lungs, which was so exhausting I...
Forum: Poetry 05-22-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By Prodigalson
I see this was originally written just after the...

I see this was originally written just after the 2012 end of the world (we had so many there for a while).

Were you disappointed?
Forum: Free Writing 05-22-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By Prodigalson
I just purchased a Remington 870 so the next time...

I just purchased a Remington 870 so the next time I get drunk I can go shoot some TV's.

So, I did, but maybe I am.
Forum: Free Writing 05-22-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 508
Posted By Prodigalson
So far nothing about ghosts. ...

So far nothing about ghosts.





I'll listen.
Forum: Free Writing 05-21-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By Prodigalson
Coming from Bigfoot country, I'd say you've got...

Coming from Bigfoot country, I'd say you've got it spot-on.

That said, I'd scrap that first paragraph. I know you're trying to explain yourself to us, but you can do that in the IT or the Cafe,...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 05-21-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 325
Posted By Prodigalson
That's what I'm after, Cityboy, is clarification....

That's what I'm after, Cityboy, is clarification. Be the breeze that lifts the fog from the mud flats of my understanding. Don't insult me, or talk condescendingly to me. Inform me. Convince me.

I...
Forum: Free Writing 05-21-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By Prodigalson
The "current firearms atmosphere" in this country...

The "current firearms atmosphere" in this country is not all it's made out to be, methinks.

Write on.
Forum: The Intellectual Table 05-21-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 325
Posted By Prodigalson
His (Konan's) question was what your view was on...

His (Konan's) question was what your view was on the subject; what you think about it.

Refusing to enter into a dialogue because another person has a history of asking questions does nothing to...
Forum: Fiction 05-21-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,667
Posted By Prodigalson
Getting back on topic, I used to call my second...

Getting back on topic, I used to call my second wife, "My Alberta peach," because, well, because.

Now, that was dessert.
Forum: Free Writing 05-21-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 508
Posted By Prodigalson
And indeed that is the sentiment of many who try...

And indeed that is the sentiment of many who try to explain their position to one who is so convinced of their rightness that they will not allow the expression of even the slightest variation of...
Forum: Fiction 05-20-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,667
Posted By Prodigalson
I guess I should say something about thread and...

I guess I should say something about thread and civility here (shrugs on green robe).

Words of the week:

Thread drift.

Civility.

Myself included.
Forum: The Intellectual Table 05-16-2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By Prodigalson
Or, in my case, about three times a week for 1/2...

Or, in my case, about three times a week for 1/2 hour or so. Usually not even that - when the show's reaching the end, and the commercial breaks come so close together and last so long that there's...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 05-15-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By Prodigalson
Yeah, we get fucked here, but it is a voluntary...

Yeah, we get fucked here, but it is a voluntary fucking,except for gasoline - in a sparsely populated, isolated area like where I live, you cannot function without a motor vehicle. Gas is a...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 05-15-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By Prodigalson
Back when cable TV came into being, people asked,...

Back when cable TV came into being, people asked, "Why pay for TV?" and the answer was "No commercials".

It's been a long time ago, but I seem to remember MTV being preceded by the short music and...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 05-13-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By Prodigalson
I don't watch hardly anything on television, and...

I don't watch hardly anything on television, and so am more aware of the ludicrousness of it all than someone who is hypnotized every day.

Television exists for one thing, and one thing only: to...
Forum: Fiction 05-13-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By Prodigalson
He's trying to tell you something. That...

He's trying to tell you something.

That happiness isn't the be-all to end-all.

That, like love, it can make life eminently more worth living, but it is not a prerequisite.

It comes and it...
Forum: Fiction 05-13-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By Prodigalson
It all makes perfect sense to me.

It all makes perfect sense to me.
Forum: Fiction 05-13-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By Prodigalson
I fear for his children.

I fear for his children.
Forum: Free Writing 05-13-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By Prodigalson
Yep, it sounds about right for a head-on. You...

Yep, it sounds about right for a head-on. You might add something about the incredible amount of debris, and the area it covers, like there'd been an explosion; and the glass, everywhere. Something...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-13-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6,080
Views: 457,794
Posted By Prodigalson
Nah, nothing wrong at all, that a couple of shots...

Nah, nothing wrong at all, that a couple of shots of Scotch won't fix. Something to make the dailylife seem not so immediate.

I died once; went to a place where all was one, and one was all. I...
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