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by wcf42
Thu Dec 31, 2009 1:32 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 18690

Hunger

Name: William C. Francis Source: unca20100401.htm It's been a while since I stuck my head in here - and stuck my nose in a conversation. So I did some catching up. Interestingly enough, I saw what I perceive as a reduction in the amount of troll comments. Just two or three for a month and a half - ...
by wcf42
Sat Apr 18, 2009 8:57 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: April 2009
Replies: 668
Views: 24505

Favorite movies, violating limit of 10, with categories

Name: William C. Francis Source: unca20090603.htm Favorite movies? scowls in deep thought What criteria? What Gets Popped into the Player when I Don't Feel Good Category: Three-way tie: A Fish Called Wanda "Don't call me stupid" Ghostbusters "Back off, man. I'm a Scientist" Galaxy Quest "Never give...
by wcf42
Sun Mar 01, 2009 4:43 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2009
Replies: 780
Views: 25061

Overly wordy catching up and responding to comment hooks

Name: William C. Francis Source: unca20090314.htm By way of apology for my long absence from the Dining Pavilion (and in some cases it may be chosen to take it as an apology for my return), I say, "Sorry 'bout that." By way of explanations/excuses - I lost a lousy job in mid-November and went into ...
by wcf42
Thu Mar 13, 2008 11:38 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2008
Replies: 0
Views: 7483

Terry Pratchetts's Speech

Name: William C Francis Source: unca20080511.htm BBC site has story of Terry's donation and link to a video of the full speech. You'll laugh. You'll cry. I don't know what else to say. Watch it. Someone would please help our delightful and mild mannered host with the tech stuff; I'm sure HE would w...
by wcf42
Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:19 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: February 2008
Replies: 0
Views: 6976

Speaking of the Gorilla

Name: William C. Francis Source: unca20080219.htm Thank you for your quiet and considered take on the settlement of the WGA strike. It is as I feared. Two quotations come to mind. One is from Charles Beaumont and I learned it from you (Shatterday intro): Attaining success in Hollywood is like climb...
by wcf42
Sat Dec 29, 2007 1:31 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 6568

Samanda Injured

Name: William C. Francis Source: unca20080219.htm Harlan and friends, Samanda b Jeud has fallen and broken her left humerus. For those that don't know Sam, she has post-polio syndrome which has been progressively increasing the limits on what she is able to do. Since her right arm has been essentia...
by wcf42
Mon Dec 17, 2007 9:49 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 6568

WGA Strike

Name: William C. Francis Source: unca20071217.htm I thought that I would share the "interwebblognetwebblog" at http://lateshowwritersonstrike.com/. It has some comments and videos regarding the WGA strike. There is a good deal of wit and cleverness, even to the point of being laugh-out-loud funny. ...
by wcf42
Mon Dec 17, 2007 9:49 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 6568

WGA Strike

Name: William C. Francis Source: unca20071217.htm I thought that I would share the "interwebblognetwebblog" at http://lateshowwritersonstrike.com/. It has some comments and videos regarding the WGA strike. There is a good deal of wit and cleverness, even to the point of being laugh-out-loud funny. ...
by wcf42
Mon Dec 10, 2007 5:26 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 6568

Suthren Dining.

Name: William C. Francis Source: unca20071217.htm Yes, southern sweet tea. It is necessary to add the sugar to the water while it's hot to achieve the super-saturation of the syrupy concoction. I was once told by a southern lady that it wasn't tea if it wasn't sweet. And tell me, is there anywhere ...
by wcf42
Mon Dec 10, 2007 5:26 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 6568

Suthren Dining.

Name: William C. Francis Source: unca20071217.htm Yes, southern sweet tea. It is necessary to add the sugar to the water while it's hot to achieve the super-saturation of the syrupy concoction. I was once told by a southern lady that it wasn't tea if it wasn't sweet. And tell me, is there anywhere ...
by wcf42
Fri Sep 07, 2007 6:48 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: September 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 7218

Missed Trivia

Name: William C. Francis Source: unca20071007.htm Josh and Adam ; For some reason I envisioned William Sanderson when reading the original comment, saying to meself "Nope, wasn't him". When I read the trench-waling comment, I had to look him up. IMDB (internet movie database at imdb.com) gives his ...
by wcf42
Tue Sep 04, 2007 8:33 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: September 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 7218

come ahnn, you keep picking that nit, it'll never heal

Name: William C. Francis Source: unca20071007.htm It was clear to me that our fine host was referring to scripts and not stories/articles etc. when he said "The Discarded" was his first to be co-written. remember _Partners in Wonder_? I would also remind you that there are many forms of collaborati...
by wcf42
Mon Sep 03, 2007 5:31 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: September 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 7218

a once great nation

Name: William C. Francis Source: unca20071007.htm This mondobeyondo has been busy, busy, busy with over 2034 submittals to scribd.com. These include a library of Kenneth Robeson's Doc Savage books, Marvel comics, and many sf authors dead and alive. Dead but remembered authors include Isaac Asimov (...
by wcf42
Sat Sep 01, 2007 11:38 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: September 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 7218

Mentions of Pogo and other inconsequentials.

Name: William C. Francis Source: unca20071007.htm Ok I apologize to one and all. I must have been bugfuck to mention Wikipee. I wonder, though, if we can get our host to explicitly say he created the smashword, then the entry could be edited to read "Ellison claims to have created the smashword 'bu...
by wcf42
Thu Aug 30, 2007 7:15 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: August 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 8081

Clues

Name: William C. Francis Source: unca20071007.htm The "parody" of a script provides a hint: the copious use of the word "Bugfuck." As a word, it feels so good to say. However, the use of it as "funny" suggests that the person responsible may frequent that strange encyclopedia in the twilight betwee...

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