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    Thread: Work in progress by M.Ellis
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(04-20-2016, 05:00 AM)Cray Wrote: (04-09-2016, 07:15 AM)m.ellis Wrote: [“Two: Istanbul Downtown Girls have hit the top of the youth pop music charts with their latest hit ‘Sidney Greenstreet’s Dri...
m.ellis Creative Writing 151 1,383 04-20-2016, 11:49 AM
    Thread: Work in progress by M.Ellis
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7. Čínská attended the reception for the Charlemagne delegation. This was more of a large cocktail party with buffet tables rather than the more formal State Dinner. She met new and interesting peo...
m.ellis Creative Writing 151 1,383 04-20-2016, 01:44 AM
    Thread: A Silly Idea
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(04-15-2016, 01:37 AM)QueElEs Wrote: Just thought I'd clear up the terminology - I got mixed up myself at first. Disregard if you prefer :) No, it's good to clear up the terminology. Which reminds ...
m.ellis General Setting Discussion 31 271 04-15-2016, 12:30 PM
    Thread: A Silly Idea
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(04-14-2016, 11:06 PM)QueElEs Wrote: Not so much the authorities, per se, but the theological and religious ideas of the society. That's a nice idea, shortening it - Cray has had some ideas over in...
m.ellis General Setting Discussion 31 271 04-15-2016, 12:32 AM
    Thread: A Silly Idea
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(04-14-2016, 04:41 PM)QueElEs Wrote: The reasons for their clothing aren't because they see it as upholding the ancient traditions per se. They wear such distinctive clothing specifically so as to p...
m.ellis General Setting Discussion 31 271 04-14-2016, 10:50 PM
    Thread: Linguistics, interactive poetry, and the future of language
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A tongue in cheek look at The Evolution of Languages Old Ingglish (969 BT) “Wé cildra biddaþ þé, éalá láréow, þæt þú tǽce ús sprecan rihte, forþám ungelǽrede wé sindon, and gewæmmodlíce we sprecaþ…...
m.ellis Music and Poetry 14 351 04-14-2016, 12:40 PM
    Thread: A Silly Idea
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(04-14-2016, 02:31 AM)QueElEs Wrote: Would have been a lot of generations of theological debate by this point! A Sabra is a Jew born in Israel - is that what you meant? I believe so.:)
m.ellis General Setting Discussion 31 271 04-14-2016, 12:29 PM
    Thread: A Silly Idea
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This whole idea could be interesting if done right. As everyone keeps saying, 10,000 years is a looooong time. The culture, however conservative in its mindset, is going to evolve and change and adap...
m.ellis General Setting Discussion 31 271 04-14-2016, 12:31 AM
    Thread: A Silly Idea
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(04-13-2016, 01:34 PM)JohnnyYesterday Wrote: It seems rather implausible to me, on par with having Hippies, Quiverfull Christians, Amish, and Scientologists persist unchanged ten thousand years into...
m.ellis General Setting Discussion 31 271 04-13-2016, 01:58 PM
    Thread: A Silly Idea
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(04-13-2016, 06:05 AM)QueElEs Wrote: But as the saying goes, a language is a dialect with an army and a navy. Figuratively speaking. Norwegian is virtually identical to Danish, but Norway has its o...
m.ellis General Setting Discussion 31 271 04-13-2016, 01:46 PM
    Thread: A Silly Idea
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(04-12-2016, 11:42 PM)QueElEs Wrote: In this analogy, Hebrew in Israel would be like the Latin of Southern Europe, and Hebrew among Haredim abroad would be like the Latin of the British Isles. Yidd...
m.ellis General Setting Discussion 31 271 04-13-2016, 02:06 AM
    Thread: A Silly Idea
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(04-08-2016, 10:30 PM)Rynn Wrote: 3) Their society becomes a theocratic gerontocracy as life extension keeps elder leaders around indefinitely. This old-elite uses their influence to enforce cultura...
m.ellis General Setting Discussion 31 271 04-12-2016, 10:24 PM
    Thread: OA nursery rhymes, fairytales, myths & legends
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(04-12-2016, 12:48 AM)Jeff Patterson Wrote: Not exactly on topic, but a few years ago I wrote this: A Very Kardashev Type II Christmas Constructs and uploads and cross-template transcodes Sugar-pl...
m.ellis Creative Writing 4 107 04-12-2016, 11:54 AM
    Thread: Food for Thought
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(04-11-2016, 10:38 PM)m.ellis Wrote: [quote='Rynn' pid='23648' dateline='1460375755'] As for the second post, you should submit that in creative writing :) we can get some OA nursery rhymes togethe...
m.ellis General Setting Discussion 5 83 04-11-2016, 11:18 PM
    Thread: Food for Thought
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(04-11-2016, 09:55 PM)Rynn Wrote: I've heard similar statements RE steam and Information Age before. Though it's worth noting not every modern power producing technology uses steam to drive a turbin...
m.ellis General Setting Discussion 5 83 04-11-2016, 11:10 PM
    Thread: OA nursery rhymes, fairytales, myths & legends
Post: OA nursery rhymes, fairytales, myths & legends

After the passage of thousands of years, children will discover new games to play and new toys to occupy their time. Still, no matter what’s available, children often default to the simplest of games...
m.ellis Creative Writing 4 107 04-11-2016, 10:41 PM
    Thread: Food for Thought
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(04-11-2016, 09:55 PM)Rynn Wrote: As for the second post, you should submit that in creative writing :) we can get some OA nursery rhymes together. :D
m.ellis General Setting Discussion 5 83 04-11-2016, 10:38 PM
    Thread: Food for Thought
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After the passage of thousands of years, children will discover new games to play and new toys to occupy their time. Still, no matter what’s available, children often default to the simplest of games...
m.ellis General Setting Discussion 5 83 04-11-2016, 04:19 PM
    Thread: Work in progress by M.Ellis
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Finally. Hope we can move onto the next section soon.:D:D 6: First day on the job; Yayness Čínská had the house vot throw up a privacy screen around her recliner in case Kelaino came home unexpec...
m.ellis Creative Writing 151 1,383 04-09-2016, 07:15 AM
    Thread: Work in progress by M.Ellis
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I was just reviewing material in the EG under Occupations, etc and came across some professions that would be useful for the team. Besides Memegeneer, there's also War Lawyer, Madvert Designer, Weak ...
m.ellis Creative Writing 151 1,383 04-06-2016, 01:49 AM