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    Thread: <EG> Scientology
Post: RE: <EG> Scientology

(07-14-2015, 01:34 AM)QueElEs Wrote: Mythology (is this a fair term? Alternatives?) without jumping into questions of legalities, as others have answered more helpfully and wisely than I reckon I ev...
smithofbexar Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 31 314 07-14-2015, 03:03 PM
    Thread: S3 intelligences and their computing nodes
Post: S3 intelligences and their computing nodes

Hi all, I've finished the first draft of my first OA story. It only needs some sprucing, honing and trimming and one other thing before submitting it for y'all's evaluation and critique. That one ot...
smithofbexar General Setting Discussion 5 102 07-14-2015, 01:49 PM
    Thread: The Nanodisaster Rewrite - Ok, Let's Do This
Post: RE: The Nanodisaster Rewrite - Ok, Let's Do This

(07-10-2015, 04:25 AM)Rynn Wrote: (07-10-2015, 04:20 AM)smithofbexar Wrote: not hating, brother, only putting a vote in the 'we don't necessarily have to change the name' column. The reason for th...
smithofbexar Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 290 3,551 07-10-2015, 04:46 AM
    Thread: The Nanodisaster Rewrite - Ok, Let's Do This
Post: RE: The Nanodisaster Rewrite - Ok, Let's Do This

(07-09-2015, 03:27 PM)stevebowers Wrote: but the tern 'nano' means small, so the word actually means 'small disaster' so we should change it. steve, this is actually only true in a somewhat narrow i...
smithofbexar Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 290 3,551 07-10-2015, 04:20 AM
    Thread: Quintuple Star System
Post: RE: Quintuple Star System

(07-10-2015, 12:17 AM)stevebowers Wrote: I can make an image of the contact binary some time today... i'm looking forward to this.
smithofbexar Real Life But OA Relevant 27 37,955 07-10-2015, 12:57 AM
    Thread: greetings, people. greetings and salutations.
Post: RE: greetings, people. greetings and salutations.

(07-08-2015, 09:24 PM)Rynn Wrote: (07-08-2015, 03:01 PM)smithofbexar Wrote: in the timeline of the OA, how many critical junctures would you say there are? for example, in actual history, i would ...
smithofbexar The Arrivals Lounge 17 28,518 07-10-2015, 12:30 AM
    Thread: greetings, people. greetings and salutations.
Post: RE: greetings, people. greetings and salutations.

(07-08-2015, 02:32 PM)TSSL Wrote: I also share an interest in linguistics, particularly from the language creation side of things. (Most of my linguistics knowledge is tailored to that, so stuff li...
smithofbexar The Arrivals Lounge 17 28,518 07-08-2015, 03:21 PM
    Thread: greetings, people. greetings and salutations.
Post: RE: greetings, people. greetings and salutations.

(07-08-2015, 07:52 AM)Matterplay1 Wrote: (07-08-2015, 07:05 AM)smithofbexar Wrote: how is everyone. [...] i'm happy to be part of the community. hope to get to know y'all better in the future. ...
smithofbexar The Arrivals Lounge 17 28,518 07-08-2015, 03:06 PM
    Thread: greetings, people. greetings and salutations.
Post: RE: greetings, people. greetings and salutations.

(07-08-2015, 07:47 AM)Drashner1 Wrote: Hi Travis, Welcome to OA! One of the many hats I wear around here is editor of the OA ezine, Voices:Future Tense. If you have any stories set in the OA unive...
smithofbexar The Arrivals Lounge 17 28,518 07-08-2015, 03:01 PM
    Thread: greetings, people. greetings and salutations.
Post: RE: greetings, people. greetings and salutations.

(07-08-2015, 07:44 AM)Bear Wrote: Heh. Another language construction hobbyist? And I thought I was likely to be the only one on the forum. I got to it via computer linguistics - a lot of my jobs ...
smithofbexar The Arrivals Lounge 17 28,518 07-08-2015, 02:51 PM
    Thread: greetings, people. greetings and salutations.
Post: RE: greetings, people. greetings and salutations.

(07-08-2015, 07:43 AM)stevebowers Wrote: Greetings! I'm certainly keen to read narratives from the point of view of 'everyman' characters. Some of the most disturbing events in OA's timeline would b...
smithofbexar The Arrivals Lounge 17 28,518 07-08-2015, 02:42 PM
    Thread: New Serial - Head of the Herd
Post: RE: New Serial - Head of the Herd

steve, is there a way i can get this story as a doc or, preferably, a pdf? i read the first five paragraphs and i want to continue but i find the forum not an entirely conducive milieu for reading na...
smithofbexar Creative Writing 11 217 07-08-2015, 08:05 AM
    Thread: greetings, people. greetings and salutations.
Post: RE: greetings, people. greetings and salutations.

thank ya much, rynn. i'm heading over there now.
smithofbexar The Arrivals Lounge 17 28,518 07-08-2015, 07:37 AM
  Wink Thread: greetings, people. greetings and salutations.
Post: greetings, people. greetings and salutations.

how is everyone. i stumbled across this from, i think, a twitter link about six or so weeks ago and then didn't visit again till yesterday. i joined the forum and want to do the perfunctory 'hale and...
smithofbexar The Arrivals Lounge 17 28,518 07-08-2015, 07:05 AM