In Which They Said What?

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  1. Cave Troll

    Cave Troll I can't paws right now, stuff to do. Contributor

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    Hello,

    I am glad to inform you that I got a gig overseas.
    So after getting off the ass blisteringly long flight,
    I have finally been settling into my new home away
    from home, here in not so sunny Arstotzka. (Proabably
    should have read the brochure on the place).

    Anywho, while the average day is a balmy -22 degrees,
    I can't complain. The local government was nice enough
    to provide me with accommodations and assigned living
    quarters. The buxom middle aged spinster that they
    had me shack up with is not so bad. Though it is nice
    to sit down and have tea and cookies, I often wonder
    just how far gone she really is. Though you have to admit,
    you wouldn't want to miss out on the stories of the great
    war in the 1980s, and how Obshchiye nechetkiye sapogi
    (General Fuzzy Boots) kicked the Nazis out of Korea.
    Shockingly enough she has some photographs, and
    I will be damned if that General Fuzzy Boots isn't the
    most decorated cat in all of military history.

    I am sorry that I can't tell you so much more, but I haven't
    enough coins to keep using the internet much longer.

    Sincerely your friend from Arstotzka with love,
    Cave Troll

    (PS: I will try to write back as soon as I can, miss you guys.)
     
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  2. NoGoodNobu

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    Watched Brain Games on Netflix, and they had a peripheral view test/example

    And they tried to trick us with men dressed like women (just a cheerleader outfit & a wig) on one side & girl cheerleaders on the other

    They made the reveal like it was a big surprise—but I saw they were men, even from the corner of my eye

    Their shapes/silhouettes are so different! Most were a foot or more taller, all were thicker, and not one had the waist of a woman—all large enough differences that even a blurry peripheral can note of the general shapes.

    But then I spent all of junior high to college fawning over ビジュアルけい/おしゃれけい and Kpop artists/bands

    For some reason, caucasians struggle to see that these are all men:

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    My theory is when you can instantly distinguish a beautiful man in Asia, bulky American silhouettes from the peripheral are no trouble at all

    (Biggest obvious is broad shoulders, the neck, personally I think noses, wrists, and again waist. Men have an inverted triangle torso shape to them—women always, however lightly or exaggeratedly, cinch at their waist)
     
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  3. Cave Troll

    Cave Troll I can't paws right now, stuff to do. Contributor

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    Way to dash the dreams I never had of ever becoming a Drag Queen. :supergrin:
     
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    So, 50 people downloaded my book on amazon last month, and no one left a review. To be fair, my first book was a total mess, so it's probably a good thing.
     
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  5. NoGoodNobu

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    Just because body proportions are different doesn't mean you can't be beautiful

    Exhibit the same men above:

    As a born female, I can honestly admit those men are prettier than I ever hope to be
     
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  6. Cave Troll

    Cave Troll I can't paws right now, stuff to do. Contributor

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    Hey, I revved it and enjoyed reading it. :)

    Well to be fair it was one time, alone on Halloween. :p
    (The evidence has been destroyed.)

    Not really sure I would replicate the exp. again though,
    that strapless bra was an itchy bastard on my sternum.
    (So I ain't gonna, and you can't make me.) :p

    (Also, I never feel beautiful in any sense. Though I have
    fleeting moments where I think that I could be.)
     
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    My mom wants to have a sit down talk about my weight & what I'm eating

    I really don't want to have this talk
     
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    As cave trolls go, you mean? Or by conventional human standards? ;)
     
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  9. Cave Troll

    Cave Troll I can't paws right now, stuff to do. Contributor

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    Well I am human.
    Mom was a human.
    Dad was a human.
    So I suppose I must be too.
    Lets go with the human standard. :)
     
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  10. Cave Troll

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    I don't know why, but I find her hilarious

    Ignore this—it's more for me than anything
     
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    Context motherfucker, do you speak it?!
     
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    No

    I'm very confused

    Edit: if you're asking for context for the screen shot, there is none

    The only conversation proceeding it was her asking permission to bring me kittens and me saying something stupid in response

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    Your response in the first once is top notch! :superlaugh::superlaugh:
     
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    I'm very immature for my age

    ☆〜(ゝ。∂)

    But also, it is a high security threat—the last time one of her kittens crawled on me, mewing, I cried & said yes to everything without thought to what anyone else was saying to me

    It was a very dangerous time—I was highly vulnerable

    But preventative measures will be taken this time

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    Have you ever experienced a jellybean kitten before?
     
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  16. Cave Troll

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    This list is just so damn cute. :p
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    Expecting the two litters of feral kittens has got me reminiscing & missing my last feral cat (in pedigree only—well, also in ferocity of hunting instinct, but otherwise fairly oddly affectionate)

    Rhys was amazing on so many levels, and not just because he had four thumbs (yes, thumbs) which he occasionally used to turn door handles or get water from the dispenser

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    Link the Writer Flipping Out For A Good Story. Contributor

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    IMG_0170.JPG So I downloaded a drawing app for my iPad and this is my Work In Progress:

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    I learned this morning that Snoop Dogg and Wu Tang Clan use the same ASL interpreter to translate their lyrics on stage, which strikes me as hilarious, no offense to the hearing-impaired. The author of the blog post where I read it said that at long last he knows how to say 'motherfucker' with his fingers.
     
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    Link the Writer Flipping Out For A Good Story. Contributor

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    View attachment 10031 TMW when you just wanna show off your work! :D

    Behold, some of my main fantasy characters! :D
     
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    I had a dream last night about Great White sharks

    There were at least two that were the size of killer whales

    It was a bit unsettling
     
  22. Cave Troll

    Cave Troll I can't paws right now, stuff to do. Contributor

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    Well my brain has taken up to messing with me.

    Had a weird dream last night about being in highschool,
    but instead of sneakers I had on red platforms.
    And everybody made fun of me.

    Not sure what my sub-con is trying to tell,
    but it is really weird. o_O
     
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    IMG_0890.JPG The feral kittens have arrived

    They're every bit as wild, fierce, and feisty as I'd come to expect

    But they are far too young. The poor babies
     
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    So I got a bit drunk last night and messed around in the poetry section and found an entire community on here of members I'd never even heard of.
     
  25. Cave Troll

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    Ok Mr. PBS, do tell. :)
     

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