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December 1st, 2005


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10:53 am - A daunting task. . .
I admit, I am somewhat afraid to look at my friends pages. I suspect I will do that after work today.

I'm looking forward to a good lunch at the Union, I think, where I will edit the piece I wrote for Oak Leaves. I'm currently somewhat unhappy with it, but it'll do, I think.

BTW, if you're working on something for OL, please get it in before Jan 1, 2006. I'm tired of seeing my crap in there. Flood the Chronicler with submissions so my name doesn't need to appear. My work is crap, anyway!

And fred_smith, good to hear you're alive.
Current Mood: amusedamused
Current Music: "Waiting for the Next Explosion", -JB

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From:zalon_draconis
Date:December 1st, 2005 04:00 pm (UTC)
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Not that I think it will be done by then, but I'm going to start work soon on a guide for security at public rituals. If it's not too long, I was thinking of submitting it to OL.
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From:chronarchy
Date:December 1st, 2005 04:14 pm (UTC)
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Length is something that can be worked with. chirael's article in the last issue was superlong-crazy and it made it in. And let's not forget the interviews that took up so much space in recent issues.
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From:zalon_draconis
Date:December 1st, 2005 04:15 pm (UTC)
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That's true, his article WAS excessive. Took me three days to finish (or maybe minutes). I was actually planning on discussing that with him tonight.
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From:chirael
Date:December 2nd, 2005 05:32 am (UTC)
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chirael's article in the last issue was superlong-crazy and it made it in

I strongly suspect that it only happened because we were running low on otherwise good content.

And judging by the reaction so far, I'd rather it not have made it in. It was written late last year to explain some of the things going through my head when I was deciding whether to run for Scribe (now Secretary).

When it hadn't been published by May, I guess I just assumed it was deemed "not really suitable for OL" and silently discarded, which would really have been for the better.

I certainly didn't expect it to pop up over a year later, when so much of it is outdated! Oh well, at least one person found it interesting and not so offensive. Of course, coming from "incendiary Dan" I'm not sure that's exactly a compliment ;)
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From:chronarchy
Date:December 2nd, 2005 12:37 pm (UTC)
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Several of the things I submitted about a year ago also have made it into recent editions of OL. . . I strongly suspect that it's due to a lack of submissions (not even a lack of "good" submissions)
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From:trogula
Date:December 1st, 2005 04:41 pm (UTC)
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I've got some notes on my daily runic meditation that I want to work up into an article. There shouldn't be a problem with me writing the article before then.
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From:chronarchy
Date:December 1st, 2005 04:50 pm (UTC)
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Good, that'll be excellent, I think. And sounds like something that I could use for some DP work as recommended reading.
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From:singingwren
Date:December 1st, 2005 05:01 pm (UTC)
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Psst, I agree that you should do this so that I can start doing them!
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From:trogula
Date:December 1st, 2005 05:45 pm (UTC)
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Heheh...I'll get right on it then :-)
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From:chronarchy
Date:December 1st, 2005 04:57 pm (UTC)
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Good. Festival reviews help get people to come to them.

As for my work, well, that's a matter of opinion :)
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From:chronarchy
Date:December 1st, 2005 06:13 pm (UTC)
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I hope to make it there. Been trying to. I couldn't afford the air fare this year.
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From:chronarchy
Date:December 1st, 2005 06:29 pm (UTC)
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Hehe. Strange to be among that crew :)
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From:singingwren
Date:December 1st, 2005 05:00 pm (UTC)
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Wait, a good lunch at the Union...?
You can't even get spicy chicken sandwiches there. ;P
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From:chronarchy
Date:December 1st, 2005 05:59 pm (UTC)
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Dinner didn't complain, and neither will I.
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From:singingwren
Date:December 1st, 2005 06:02 pm (UTC)
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A good way of life.
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From:romandruid
Date:December 2nd, 2005 01:27 am (UTC)
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I need to do a "So Long and Thanks for All the Fish" article for the end of my [extended] term as Precepter and introduce the new Preceptor. Geez, I will probably wind up writing that on Xmas so I can make the 12/21 deadline. (I have nothing else to do that day.)
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From:chronarchy
Date:December 2nd, 2005 12:39 pm (UTC)
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That would be a good thing to write, as it would at least give the new Preceptor a place to start.

If indeed one gets found before then :)
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From:chirael
Date:December 2nd, 2005 05:35 am (UTC)
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My work is crap, anyway!

Absolutely! I'm so sick of seeing everyone praise your work. Your work is absolute crap! Thank gods someone finally had the courage to say it!

(And I hope you can see the smirk on my face as I type all of this ;)
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From:chronarchy
Date:December 2nd, 2005 12:39 pm (UTC)
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*grins* Good to see we're all on the same page :)

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