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a new study bible!
Feb 1, 2009



BIG DICK NICK
A Philadelphia Legend
Fly Eagles Fly



Sitting Here posted:

prooooooooooooompt

empty quote

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magnificent7
Sep 22, 2005

THUNDERDOME LOSER


Well Huzzah I didn't suck enough to get called out.

(let the calling out begin).

CommissarMega
Nov 18, 2008


Just one question- can we rewrite our own stories as well, maybe get a crit and compare? Because I really liked the concept for my original story, and I'd like to expand it.

Tyrannosaurus
Apr 12, 2006

by sebmojo


:siren: Tyrannosaurus Wins Again :siren:

aka



Today I stumbled upon carts and carts full of books that the library literally couldn’t give away. First they had a book sale. Then they reduced the price of the books that were left. Then they just said, “gently caress it. Take ‘em.” And still there were books that nobody wanted. Pitiful, lonely books that had been sitting out there for days.

I saw this and it made me sad. I mean, somebody (several somebodies, really) put forth a lot of effort to tell those stories nobody wanted to read. lovely effort, sure, but effort all the same.

So you all are going to make me not sad, okay?

When you sign up I’m going to give you one of these unwanted books. You’re gonna gut the insides, throw out all the useless garbage, and fill it with new goodness. You must get rid of the title! Nothing is based on the title! The title doomed the first work! You gotta keep the cover, though, because we don’t judge books by their covers. So. This means you need to make sure the cover still fits your new piece of brilliant fiction. This is your prompt. Please don’t gently caress this up.

Oh, you have a theme, too. Because evidently you need one. The theme is “discovery.” Enjoy!


Word Limit: 1501 words
Signs up close Friday 11:00 pm EST
Submissions end Sunday 11:00 pm EST


Judges:
Tyrannosaurus
Meeple
Entenzahn

Writers:
God Over Djinn
crabrock
Gau
Meinberg
Hocus Pocus
Bad Seafood
CommissarMega
Anomalous Blowout
Obliterati
Broenheim
dmboogie
Djeser
Entenzahn
Schieder Heim
Sitting Here
Echo Cian
lamberth
Chairchucker
D.O.G.O.G.B.Y.N.
systran
WeLandedOnTheMoon!
Magnificent8
Whalley
Paladinus :toxx:
Fumblemouse
Cheneyjugend
Phobia :toxx:
PootieTang
Kalyco
Sam.
Blade_of_tyshalle
Grizzled Patriarch :toxx:
Juniper Cake
Kaishai
Nikaer Drekin
Lord Humongus
docbeard
Some Guy TT

Drop Outs
Drunk Nerds

Tyrannosaurus fucked around with this message at 17:10 on Jun 8, 2014

God Over Djinn
Jan 17, 2005

onwards and upwards


hit me

crabrock
Aug 2, 2002


CommissarMega posted:

Just one question- can we rewrite our own stories as well, maybe get a crit and compare? Because I really liked the concept for my original story, and I'd like to expand it.

yes, and then post it in the farm.

Give me one of them poor lonely books.

Gau
Nov 18, 2003

I don't think you understand, Gau.


Intrigued

Woo my first mention is honorable!

Meinberg
Oct 9, 2011


Glory unto the dead! Count me in, T-Rex.

Tyrannosaurus
Apr 12, 2006

by sebmojo





crabrock posted:

yes, and then post it in the farm.

Give me one of them poor lonely books.

The title was obscured so you get the actual picture I took



Gau posted:

Intrigued

Woo my first mention is honorable!



Meinberg posted:

Glory unto the dead! Count me in, T-Rex.

Tyrannosaurus fucked around with this message at 19:07 on Jun 3, 2014

Hocus Pocus
Sep 7, 2011



40% of my entries have been DMs, I'd like to try and drop that number :unsmith:

IN

Bad Seafood
Dec 10, 2010

If you must blink, do it now.


You know what must be done.

CommissarMega
Nov 18, 2008


Count me IN. Could I also request a blacked-out title?

EDIT: And regarding the rewrite, how closely should we hew to the original? Because I definitely want to change a few things.

CommissarMega fucked around with this message at 04:17 on Jun 3, 2014

dmboogie
Oct 4, 2013



Haven't domed in a couple weeks, so I say it's high time for me to go back in to the fray.

Anomalous Blowout
Feb 13, 2006

rock
ice
storm
abyss



It makes no attempt to sound human. It is atoms and stars.

*


This looks interesting.

Obliterati
Nov 13, 2012

Pain is inevitable.
Suffering is optional.
Thunderdome is forever.


I'm in.

flerp
Feb 25, 2014

I DON'T ALWAYS
HERDY DUR MUR FLERP FLERPITY
FLOOPIN
BUT WHEN I DO
I YER DER FLERPITY
THURN DER DERMIN
BORK! BORK! BORK!




Sounds like a fun way to gently caress up.

I'm in.

Tyrannosaurus
Apr 12, 2006

by sebmojo


Hocus Pocus posted:

40% of my entries have been DMs, I'd like to try and drop that number :unsmith:

IN



Bad Seafood posted:

You know what must be done.



CommissarMega posted:

Count me IN. Could I also request a blacked-out title?



Anomalous Blowout posted:

This looks interesting.






Broenheim posted:

Sounds like a fun way to gently caress up.

I'm in.

Tyrannosaurus
Apr 12, 2006

by sebmojo


Didn't mean to miss you.

dmboogie posted:

Haven't domed in a couple weeks, so I say it's high time for me to go back in to the fray.

Djeser
Mar 22, 2013


it's crow time again



Count me in.

Entenzahn
Nov 15, 2012

What will you say when
your child asks:
why did you fail Thunderdome?


In.

Lily Catts
Oct 17, 2012

Show me the way to you
(Heavy Metal)


I'm in!

Sitting Here
Dec 31, 2007


BLO OD E M PR E SS

of

THUDNER-DOME




I'm in

Your crits will all be along tomorrow.

commissarmega, you can rewrite your story and get crits at any time! But the rules for the loserbrawl still stand.

Tyrannosaurus
Apr 12, 2006

by sebmojo


Djeser posted:

Count me in.









Sitting Here posted:

I'm in

Your crits will all be along tomorrow.

commissarmega, you can rewrite your story and get crits at any time! But the rules for the loserbrawl still stand.

Echo Cian
Jun 16, 2011



In, hit me.

Tyrannosaurus
Apr 12, 2006

by sebmojo


Echo Cian posted:

In, hit me.

lambeth
Aug 31, 2009


In.

Chairchucker
Nov 14, 2006

The man was stunningly well dressed. He had a smart looking jacket, and a really neat looking cape, the lining of which was shimmering and sparkling in more than Oriental splendour, which is a great deal of splendour indeed, just ask Kipling.



Yes OK I will do this thing. I will write a story.

D.O.G.O.G.B.Y.N.
Dec 31, 2011

THUNDERDOME LOSER

I-i-i-in.

angel opportunity
Sep 7, 2004

Total Eclipse of the Heart

in

a new study bible!
Feb 1, 2009



BIG DICK NICK
A Philadelphia Legend
Fly Eagles Fly



I'd like a book please.

magnificent7
Sep 22, 2005

THUNDERDOME LOSER


Did some hippie REALLY name their kid's book GOOD poo poo? I can't unsee it.

I'm in.

Wungus
Mar 5, 2004



Last week reminded me that I miss Thunderdome so I'm hella in

Paladinus
Jan 11, 2014

heyHEYYYY!!!


I am back and I'm in, motherfuckers. Meet my friend :toxx:. He'll be helping me this time around.

Drunk Nerds
Jan 25, 2011

Just close your eyes

Fun Shoe

In, please

Drunk Nerds fucked around with this message at 15:04 on Jun 3, 2014

CommissarMega
Nov 18, 2008


Can I get an extension on the loserbrawl, just an extra day maybe? I've just got back from work, and I'm dog-tired :(

Fumblemouse
Mar 21, 2013


STANDARD
DEVIANT


Grimey Drawer

book me, Danno

Tyrannosaurus
Apr 12, 2006

by sebmojo





Chairchucker posted:

Yes OK I will do this thing. I will write a story.









WeLandedOnTheMoon! posted:

I'd like a book please.



magnificent7 posted:

Did some hippie REALLY name their kid's book GOOD poo poo? I can't unsee it.

I'm in.



Whalley posted:

Last week reminded me that I miss Thunderdome so I'm hella in



Paladinus posted:

I am back and I'm in, motherfuckers. Meet my friend :toxx:. He'll be helping me this time around.






Fumblemouse posted:

book me, Danno

Cheneyjugend
May 23, 2008


I'm in.

Phobia
Apr 25, 2011

I'm a suave detective with a heart of gold in hot pursuit of the malevolent, manipulative
MIAMI MUTILATOR
and the deranged degenerates who only want their
15 MINUTES OF FAME.


OCK.


In. :toxx:. Ain't letting last round happen again.

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PootieTang
Aug 2, 2011

by XyloJW


CommissarMega posted:

Can I get an extension on the loserbrawl, just an extra day maybe? I've just got back from work, and I'm dog-tired :(

If it helps, I'm totally down with extending the loserbrawl.

And I'm not saying I purposefully wrote an awful entry in order to trap CommissarMega into this exact situation... But that is a possibility.

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