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OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
edited July 2011 in Singularity Engine++
i appear to have talked myself into a corner, wherein i compare christopher marlowe's two-play tragedy Tamburlaine the Great with Atlas Shrugged.

Atlas Shrugged is more than a thousand pages long.

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  • B.C.B.C. is a bee! remember me?Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Oh man I am so sorry.

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  • Mr FuzzbuttMr Fuzzbutt Meester Fuzzputt 'e plenty good fella.Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    They should call it

    Fatlas Shrugged

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  • Romanian My EscutcheonRomanian My Escutcheon Two of Forks Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Just talk about how the equivalent tragedy in Atlas Shrugged is that Atlas Shrugged was ever written.

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited July 2011
    fertlus shrugged

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  • L|amaL|ama Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    how could

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    what

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  • AstraphobiaAstraphobia Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    I always wondered what Atlas was so unsure of.

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited July 2011
    i'm doing some preliminary reading and i do think there might be something there

    but still

    what the fuck, ayn rand

    why you gotta do a thing

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  • EdcrabEdcrab Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Atlas is an uncaring, apathetic douchebag

    Have some empathy for the plight of your fellow man

    Don't you shrug at me

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited July 2011
    okay. this guy just compared atlas shrugged to the odyssey (unfavourably)

    i think i'm on solid ground.

    also ed did you get my pm

    ahahaha the bioshock soundtrack just came on

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  • Lord_AsmodeusLord_Asmodeus goeticSobriquet: Here is your magical cryptic riddle-tumour: I AM A TIME MACHINERegistered User regular
    edited July 2011
    I heard Atlas Shrugged is a terrible story, AND a terrible movie.

    Is this true y/n?

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  • AirAir Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    i know a girl who paid a service she found online to have a couple of essays written for her
    one of them was pretty decent but the other was basically a summary of a book review that was also the only reference

    do that itd take about 3 minutes

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  • EdcrabEdcrab Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Yeah I'm not at my work PC Ori but it seems a damn solid article to me, and I mean that in the sense that I wouldn't bat an eyelid if I'd actually stumbled across it on the site

    The only thing I'll say is that the latter half somehow reads better than the intro to me, and I think it's a pacing issue; perfectly coherent, but there's something comparatively bland about the statement period statement period approach. Of course I can see the problem with trying to fit something like that into the tiny sample size requested

    Pay off is fantastic though. Really gets going when the game itself is explored, which is exactly what you need and expect from a GMM entry

    P.S. Atlas Shrugged can be rattled down to "I am fantastic, if you agree with me you are also fantastic, let us abandon the pathetic masses who actually make the world work, hang on I'm busy monologuing"

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited July 2011
    thanks, dude. you're a sweetheart.

    problem is, i need the bland setup for the payoff.. maybe i'll sleep on how to make the setup interesting.

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  • EdcrabEdcrab Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    I know, and that's why I felt silly even bringing it up

    Because if you make it full of life and excitement then you're simply detracting from the finale and so you're defeating the object of the whole GMM thing and blarghblugablah

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited July 2011
    writing is hard.

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  • SeriouslySeriously Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    I heard Atlas Shrugged is a terrible story, AND a terrible movie.

    Is this true y/n?

    y/y

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  • Lord_AsmodeusLord_Asmodeus goeticSobriquet: Here is your magical cryptic riddle-tumour: I AM A TIME MACHINERegistered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Seriously wrote: »
    I heard Atlas Shrugged is a terrible story, AND a terrible movie.

    Is this true y/n?

    y/y

    I saw some of the Atlas Shrugged movie thread in D&D, and it's mentioned on some of the other forums I frequent. From what I understand it's supposed to be all about libertarianism and how great it is and how terrible socialism and the masses are.

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  • SeriouslySeriously Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    It is actually about how slender the the protagonist is and how mocking the smile of her love interest.

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  • Lord_AsmodeusLord_Asmodeus goeticSobriquet: Here is your magical cryptic riddle-tumour: I AM A TIME MACHINERegistered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Seriously wrote: »
    It is actually about how slender the the protagonist is and how mocking the smile of her love interest.

    See that sounds much more interesting a story than one about terrible unwashed masses.

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  • Romanian My EscutcheonRomanian My Escutcheon Two of Forks Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
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  • KoshianKoshian __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2011
    Seriously wrote: »
    I heard Atlas Shrugged is a terrible story, AND a terrible movie.

    Is this true y/n?

    y/y

    I saw some of the Atlas Shrugged movie thread in D&D, and it's mentioned on some of the other forums I frequent. From what I understand it's supposed to be all about libertarianism and how great it is and how terrible socialism and the masses are.

    ayn rand literally wrote the book on this.

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  • SquallSquall hap cloud Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Koshian wrote: »
    Seriously wrote: »
    I heard Atlas Shrugged is a terrible story, AND a terrible movie.

    Is this true y/n?

    y/y

    I saw some of the Atlas Shrugged movie thread in D&D, and it's mentioned on some of the other forums I frequent. From what I understand it's supposed to be all about libertarianism and how great it is and how terrible socialism and the masses are.

    ayn rand literally wrote the book on this.

    book(s)

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  • Lord_AsmodeusLord_Asmodeus goeticSobriquet: Here is your magical cryptic riddle-tumour: I AM A TIME MACHINERegistered User regular
    edited July 2011
    It kind of hurts my head to think there are people that actually base their philosophy on Atlas Shrugged.

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  • WrenWren Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    I base my philosophy around Harry Potter

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  • SquallSquall hap cloud Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    you dont understand asmo, everyone was born with the same opportunities so if someone is homeless it's due to their own failures and social darwinism hurgggblooarhghghg

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  • Lord_AsmodeusLord_Asmodeus goeticSobriquet: Here is your magical cryptic riddle-tumour: I AM A TIME MACHINERegistered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Squall wrote: »
    you dont understand asmo, everyone was born with the same opportunities so if someone is homeless it's due to their own failures and social darwinism hurgggblooarhghghg

    That doesn't even make sense. If everyone were born with the same opportunities, it'd be Communism.

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  • WrenWren Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    unless they're mentally ill. or like, some sort of gender people don't like currently. then sucks to be them! I am a straight white male and I approve of my message

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  • EdcrabEdcrab Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Educating a bunch of sixth-formers on the failings of various elitist excretions was quite the experience

    They said some stupid things but they at least looked shameful as they came to realise how stupid they were

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  • Peter EbelPeter Ebel GreenlandRegistered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Sorry, I only believe people who have similar cultures can live together. The rest of you are weird as fuck with your food and music.

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  • AirAir Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    i know a girl who paid a service she found online to have a couple of essays written for her
    one of them was pretty decent but the other was basically a summary of a book review that was also the only reference

    do that itd take about 3 minutes

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  • KoshianKoshian __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2011
    a 3 hour long double post, impressive

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  • JustinSane07JustinSane07 __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2011
    Wren wrote: »
    I base my philosophy around Harry Potter

    I base mine around Kevin J. Anderson Star Wars books.

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  • BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    edited July 2011
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  • ArangArang Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Koshian wrote: »
    a 3 hour long double post, impressive

    it's actually a triple post

    complete the journey summer 2014

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  • Muse Among MenMuse Among Men Suburban Bunny Princess? Its time for a new shtick Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    I will be at orientation and registering for classes in 6 days. What do I need to know?

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  • KoshianKoshian __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2011
    I.. I mean you're attending orientation that'll probably be covered

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  • SquallSquall hap cloud Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    check out your class schedule list online ahead of time and try to work out a rough schedule beforehand

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  • Muse Among MenMuse Among Men Suburban Bunny Princess? Its time for a new shtick Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    I mean, about picking out classes.

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  • KoshianKoshian __BANNED USERS regular
    edited July 2011
    don't take a class before 10am. no matter how much of a tryhard student you are, no person in the world enjoys a class that starts before then

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  • TamTam Le Buggeur Risible Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    my immuno class is at 9am and I love it you lazy ass

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