And crows don't murder. Moles don't run a company. Cats don't necessarily glare. You don't have to pity doves. Ducks don't need a raft. Foxes rarely skulk. Goldfinches may not be charming. It's not a good idea to boil hawks, they don't like that much. Mice aren't always mischievous. It's unlikely that owls have a parliamentary democracy. It is inadvisable to gulp a swallow. Don't give a swan a wedgie, just don't. Trouts don't hover. Woodpeckers sometimes ascent.
Your point is?
... perhaps on my head.
In any case, murder, glare, pity, etc.. are not sacred words. But appropriating a Sacred Word must be done with great care, and besides, there are much sillier words to choose from.
jjjdavidson wrote:Looking back over the little d-dactyl craze I started, I see that (though there are many excellent exceptions) the majority of them are about the thread rather than the comic─and all five of mine are about posters on the thread. Ouch.
But d-dactyls are supposed
to be about somebody. Don't feel badly about that at all. And I disagree that the OTT should be just (or even mainly) about the OTC. It sounds like a silly cliche, but it is true. "It's all
related. The OTC has created a community here, one that is unique in the internet communities that I've been associated with, in that everybody here wants to be nice to each other
. Now being that we are all
bots programmed to act like individual people, we will all have different ideas as to how to actually be
nice, but it is something we all want
say it best when she said, here
BlitzGirl wrote:Yet these divisions do not separate us, but make us more powerful. As grains of Sand(semencancercoffeebabies) in a Sandcastle, this needle-pulled thing works best when we are not all of the same shape. Our quirks clasp us together all the more strongly, so that when we Wait for it together - whatever Time we may travel, whatever sect we may splinter, whatever graph or song or hat we share - we are not alone. For though Time may scatter us among the pastposts and the Present, in the end, it is also what brought us to this mad, mad, glorious home in the first place.
I do agree wholeheartedly with what Hal9000 said here
about BlitzGirl numbers, but I don't think it's really become, or will become, a problem, because of what I said above. But we should all be mindful.
HAL9000 wrote:Are all of the scribes/clerics supposed to be specific users? And which one am I? I kind of get the feeling that I might be First Cleric...
If the shoe fits...
But in reality, no, I am not secretly portraying specific people in my works, except for those that are actually named (such as those being honored in the commemorations). However, I may be inspired by the actions of different people, both here and elsewhere, and incorporate those ideas into the work (which is supposed to kind of mirror the OTC and the OTT).
(note to all - if anybody would specifically not
want to be included as a character, or character trait inspiration, PM me.)