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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    Should I write a book?

    If so, should it be be fiction or non fiction? Give me some characters and story lines please, maybe even write a few paragraphs or chapters to get me started.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Fiction: Fred who lives in the land of BF who does TimeTrials on the MUP.
    My SO: Laugh now bike_boy, for tomorrow you will pay !!
    Me: Ah, 20 seconds of glory; a lifetime of pain !!


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    Fiction and it should be the adventures in bass fishing in the land of jsharrville.
    I've got your restraining order right here. [grabs crotch] Restrain this!

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    Yes....a comedy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    Yes....a comedy.
    I do not like autobiographies, oh wait, that would be a tragic comedy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I do not like autobiographies, oh wait, that would be a tragic comedy.
    I was thinking the adventures of a young amish girl. You could name her after a tropical fruit....maybe a mango.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    I was thinking the adventures of a young amish girl. You could name her after a tropical fruit....maybe a mango.
    I do not consent to this.
    I've got your restraining order right here. [grabs crotch] Restrain this!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MangoPumpkin View Post
    I do not consent to this.
    What would you consent to?

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    they say to write about what you know...so write about cereal, you have lots of experience with fruits, nuts and flakes.
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom View Post
    they say to write about what you know...so write about cereal, you have lots of experience with fruits, nuts and flakes.
    You said nuts.
    I've got your restraining order right here. [grabs crotch] Restrain this!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    What would you consent to?
    Isn't better when they fight though?
    I've got your restraining order right here. [grabs crotch] Restrain this!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MangoPumpkin View Post
    Isn't better when they fight though?
    It's better after the fight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MangoPumpkin View Post
    You said nuts.
    how does that make you feel?
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by bike_boy View Post
    Fiction: Fred who lives in the land of BF who does TimeTrials on the MUP.
    On a fixie or a folder, while dressed in full gear.

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    Non-fiction: The study of bass deliciousness in relation to the proximity of the consumer's date of birth and date of bass capture.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MangoPumpkin View Post
    You said nuts.
    I suggest the title be: Who is playing with my balls?

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    Rube stories. It'd be a novella.

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    Quote Originally Posted by no motor? View Post
    Rube stories. It'd be a novella.
    I like this idea. Ruben: The Untold Stories by jsharr
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    Here's a title...Travels with jsHarr's Balls, A Love Story
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    Will this be a pop-up book?

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    Quote Originally Posted by skijor View Post
    Will this be a pop-up book?
    No...that's gonna be my autobiography.

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    Opening paragraph might read:

    Although Tom Stormcrowe was a seasoned Postal Inspector and part time internet forums guru, nothing in his experience in either field had prepared him for what was in the package lying on the stainless steel table before him. The postmarks were from every corner of the country, up state New York to Carlsbad, California, the contents had spread across the country like a plague from deep in the cold, dark heart of Texas. Tom knew that he had to open the package, he wished that he had a bit more faith in the integrity of the haz-mat suit that was supplied by agents from Homeland Security that he had called in to help with the grim task at hand.
    Those voices in your head aren't real, but they have some great ideas

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    I thought all books had to start with "It was a dark and stormy night." No?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I thought all books had to start with "It was a dark and stormy night." No?
    I was born in my father's house...the third of 5 basset hound pups
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I thought all books had to start with "It was a dark and stormy night." No?
    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom View Post
    I was born in my father's house...the third of 5 basset hound pups
    It was a dark and stormy night when I was born in my father's house, the third of 5 basset hound pups.
    I was the one with one long ear and one short.

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