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  • Member since Apr 4th 2007
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  • :3

    Posted by Cody

  • sup homey

    Posted by Comrade

  • Happy birthday!

    Posted by NeonGreenSheep

  • Happy Birthday... hehehehe

    Posted by N64

  • just waiting for a waffle to stomp, y'know? but only if there are waffles.

    Posted by Lly

  • mmmm about two weeks ago? new farore co-prez, broski.

    Posted by Lly

  • Suresure. Any specific things you want me to keep an eye out for?

    Posted by Lly

  • I ASGARD your Profile Pic.

    Posted by N64

  • Yeah that song is pretty damn great too. The majority of that album is actually really good too.

    Posted by SpaceGhostPurrp

  • yo yo any time! I sincerely enjoy critiquing and will get to part 2 soon-like.

    Posted by Lly

  • yeah, a lot of them are a bit of a wank. we want to hear how good we are, how talented... I mean, christ, that's half the reason I've been posting my stuff online all these years. praise is a sweet, sweet drug I can't seem to quit.

    but I've honestly found that online critique is a much more useful tool for growth than in-person critique. people are more inclined to be ruthless, and there's that "screen between us" factor. I've been part of an online critique group for 3 months now and can already see/feel improvements in my work, whereas I think I got [i]worse[/i] after my creative writing classes.

    tl;dr college is pointless yo just drop out amirite

    Posted by Lly

  • holy crap, that's worse than I thought.

    although I always felt like such an unrestrained jerkass in, like, [i]all[/i] my writing classes. I am very critical of other peoples' writing, so I, uh, tended to not make friends among most of my classmates. >>

    Posted by Lly

  • I read a quote recently about how you cannot become a good writer until you think you're the worst writer in the world (or something like that) so I'm trying it on for a size. hey, looks like it's working! whee.

    re: critiques. I have also generally found creative writing classes to be literally the worst, [i]particularly[/i] at the college level. I write genre, and every person I meet wanted to be either Jonathan Franzen or Tao Lin. the resultant snobbery was just unbelievable. that, and most everyone either didn't know how to take critique or didn't know how to give critique.

    *GRINDS AXE*

    Posted by Lly

  • thanks again times a million for reading my stupid amateur bullshit. I critiqued your first piece because yeah! hope you don't mind I was wearing my editor pants. it was great, though, and I'll get around to your other stuff eventually, pinky swear!

    Posted by Lly

  • I will add you. I am only lvl 29 though. I am alright, I know most of the things you are supposed to know I think, but I have a relatively low champion pool that I am useful with right now.

    Posted by Jordan

  • 1. what is your summoner name
    2. do you play very often

    Posted by Jordan

  • not a whole lot, travelling across the country in old cars, drinking whiskey, the usual. what've you been up to?

    Posted by Captain Cornflake

  • for a long time I wanted to teach english, at the college level. Lately I have been reconsidering this though, and thought about getting into sociology instead. I can be the soc. major everyone laughs at.

    Posted by Jordan

  • nah, don't get into commerce. maybe I'm totally wrong about this but the way I see it just about anyone can be taught to do that effectively, whereas someone who can TEACH especially well has a more... specialized skillset, I guess.

    I don't know whether or not you could teach but I figure you should at least do something outside of crunching numbers, and leave that to people with less whimsy.

    Posted by Jordan

  • aha well at least you'll be used to being poor having been a student ;)

    what brings you back to zu after all this time?

    Posted by Ben

  • not too bad! starting third year myself in a month or so, but just enjoying what's left of the summer for now!

    what're you studying man?

    Posted by Ben

  • Awesome. Glad to hear you two are doing well.

    Posted by Holden

  • yeah, so even if i don't end up finishing law school or whatever at least i have something to do.

    read back on something and realized i misread what i had typed. meant to say: how's mason? (that's not your name i know that sorry if i seemed confused and inconsiderate or something)

    Posted by Holden

  • Are you still set on teaching high school?

    I wanted to study English, but my parents weren't really okay with that so I'm studying Engineering and I'm going to minor in English and then go into law. That's the plan right now.

    Posted by Holden

  • Holy shit, it's been a looong time since I saw you around man, how's life?

    Posted by Ben

  • yeah? what you been up to?

    not much. just started university. been really busy with my classes and just transitioning to that in general.

    what's new mason?

    Posted by Holden

  • sup cuz how you been treatin yourself?

    Posted by Holden

  • grrrrrrRRRRl UrSeLf, brah!!!!!

    Posted by Lly

  • heyyy how goes it?

    Posted by Galedeep

  • we're going to be friends, k~?
    i just absolutely love your graphics and i pray you stay around, cause I feel like your enthusiasm (along with Lucia's) is helping make a cheery atmosphere in GD :)

    Posted by Caleb