DE: Getting through the week

Jul. 21st, 2017 09:30 am
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Well, we made it to another Friday. My week, and the end of the week in general, has me thinking:

Sometimes things get overwhelming. Saving the world is as draining and frustrating as it is uplifting and invigorating; sometimes just plain old work gets utterly bogged down; even the nuts and bolts of being a supervillain can be unwieldy. How does your character maintain their drive and energy to achieve their goals?
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The third play in the set that my guy William comes from is pretty much James III saying "Everyone in Europe is having a Renaissance and I want one too," and his wife saying "That's lovely dear but we can't afford a Renaissance."

So today's DE is: What would your characters splash out a fortune on, if only they had a fortune to splash around? For the fabulously wealthy characters, what's a big expenditure that they feel genuinely satisfied with?

Shout outs

Jul. 19th, 2017 11:23 pm
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I hope everyone's week is going well and not too horribly hot.

Eric and Pam have some very bad days.

The crew of the Ghost causes trouble and has serious discussions about what they're doing.

A creature is loose in Milliways.

This ended up a OOM heavy post so share what EPs and threads you've finished and are following.

when talking about a cock...

Jul. 19th, 2017 06:27 am
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This is specific to fic, for the record.

Please, do not
cut for the aforementioned penis discussion )

That is sharding well all! :P

Wednesday DE: Memento

Jul. 19th, 2017 12:47 pm
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Does your character keep some special object that their faith, destiny or goal can be focused on? It doesn't have to be religious, it could be deeply personal (in our pre-Millicanon, Galen keeping Jyn's toy stormtrooper) or a reminder of revenge (in the movie of LotR, Aragorn taking and wearing Boromir's glove). Keepsakes from lovers and statues of gods are of course a possibility, as well.


This daily entertainment post was inspired by the cuddly toy Bastet from the British Musuem which my actual living cats are now revering.
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Hello, Tuesday in Milliways! Guess this is a new normal now. So, speaking of things becoming normal:

What traumatic experience has become normalized to your character?

Not that DEs are traumatic.

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Jul. 18th, 2017 08:31 am
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Hola, all.

Realized it's been a little bit longer than usual since I posted here last. Things are going okay; I'm posting and reblogging (mostly reblogging) on Tumblr. I'm also getting things together for online handmade jewelry sales- last week I got my business certificate! Turns out Workbar, the co-working space company, has a 'community' option for people who only need a physical place of business on a very limited basis, and the city of Boston seems to be okay with that as an address (it is, after all, commercial real estate). I'll be setting up an account at Aftcra.com to sell stuff. Aftcra is an online craft seller that's based in Wisconsin, and their big distinguishing points are: 1. All sellers based in the United States. 2. No 'vintage' or 'antique' stuff, and no craft supplies, just handmade items. 3. No listing fees, you get charged when you sell. 4. Smaller than Etsy so you don't get completely lost in a sea of other sellers. I get the feeling on Etsy that the size of the jewelry section is on par with the population of Hoboken...

Anyway. I'll let you know when I have things available.

In the meantime, on other fronts, I am getting closer to my first solo flight. We've been practicing autorotations the last several lessons and this weekend my instructor wants me to come in for ground class so I'll be prepping for the written exam- after you solo you need to pass a written exam and an oral exam and get some night hours and solo hours and a cross-country flight before you can take your checkride with the FAA examiner. So there's that. And also I am dealing with a next-door neighbor who represents the first time I've actually called the police on someone, because it gets a little gross here. ) We'll see what happens from here on that front.

That's it for now. Hope your day is going well.

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Jul. 17th, 2017 11:54 pm
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Welcome back from the weekend, folks!
Apps will be processed soon. Thanks you so much for your patience.

In the meantime...

HAPPY HOUR SHIFTS for this week include:

Today! or what's left of it.
Tomorrow (which would be Tuesday)
Wednesday!
Thursday!
Friday!
Saturday!
Sunday!

First to claim, gets first pick to serve!
Have at!

Monday DE

Jul. 17th, 2017 06:53 am
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Subbing in again!

Has your character ever been stuck with a job or a task that they were really, really not suited for? How did it go? Was it a long-term thing, the whole premise of the character, or just a one-off WHY DID YOU ASK ME TO BABYSIT?!?! situation? .....Did they survive?

Sunday Indulgences

Jul. 16th, 2017 08:00 pm
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It's Sunday again, Milliways, and you know what that means!

it means... I got nothin'. )

DE housekeeping

Jul. 16th, 2017 06:26 pm
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[personal profile] inlovewithwords  had so much fun with subbing last Friday they asked if they could pick up a DE day on a regular basis. Maru agreed to pass on her Tuesday, so welcome to our new DE Overlord Mod.  

Le divertissment de vendredi

Jul. 14th, 2017 09:58 am
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Salut à tous nos amis qui jouent ici ce 14 juillet. Je sais qu'ils ne sont pas vos jours (pour nos lecteurs, ceux sont le 5 juin et le 6 juin), mais je voulais le reconnaître tout de même. Vos santés.


Attendez...

Oops.

At least the high school skills haven't died completely?

Hi to all our friends who play here this Bastille Day. I know they're not your days (for our readers, those are the 5th and 6th of June), but I wanted to recognize it all the same. Your health.

In that spirit: what would your character defy authority--immediate or ultimate--for? What would your character die for?

Thursday DE

Jul. 13th, 2017 06:53 am
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What’s a subject where once someone gets your character started, they’ll talk your ear off? What’s something they will almost never talk about without a lot of work?

Shout outs

Jul. 12th, 2017 11:46 pm
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First off, Star Wars muns particularly those involved in the Rebellion, please open your comm channel.

In terms of this week, Milliways, lots of fascinating OOMs and hard days for lots of characters.

Barry continues to have tough days.

Chirrut and Baze get each other.

Rose and Poirot are charming.

Now what have you finished and have you been loving reading.

Wednesday DE: More ouch!

Jul. 12th, 2017 12:01 pm
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 What is medicine like in your character's world, and what is their attitude to it and its practitioners?

Tuesday DE: Ouch!

Jul. 11th, 2017 12:04 pm
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Talk a little about the injuries your character sustained, and the scars they have.
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My errands were done much faster than I expected this morning, so after a bit of scribblin' I decided to see Spiderman: Homecoming.

First: trailers! The Dark Tower! (BWEE!!!) Some... other stuff! that I don't remember because it's not relevant to anything I'm a fan of! Justice League! which got an "Awesome!" from one very small audience member. I am there for Aquaman (I mean, the Momoa, come on) and Wonder Woman. Judgement reserved about the rest, though I like Ezra Miller a lot, so I'm willing to believe him as the Flash.

and here there be spoilers. capslocky spoilers )

(no subject)

Jul. 10th, 2017 09:04 am
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Good Morning, Neverland Milliways!
goodmorning bing!
I'm back from vacation!
Which means a host of different things, but most importation for this particular post it means a return to regular Happy Hour postings on Mondays!
So welcome!
This week's Happy Hour Shifts include:
Today!
Tomorrow!
Wednesday!
Thursday!
Friday!
Saturday!
Sunday!

First to claim, gets first choice of shifts.

ALSO!
I'm going to add a Comment/Concern comment.
Should you have either of those you'd like to address please to be making a thread under there!

Have at!

Monday DE

Jul. 10th, 2017 07:30 am
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Subbing in while our usual Monday poster does some Real Life:

Go on, boast a little, what’s a bit of RP that sticks in your memory as a character highlight? And throw around some compliments, too--what are some plot arcs or character moments that you loved in someone else's RP?

what i am

cowboy boots and summer dresses; thirty-something self-proclaimed geek, writer, artist, lover, laugher, cowgirl, fighter; chronically ill and chronically smiling, a mess of leather and lace, wild curls, and summer dresses; beating it off the beaten path, creating something out of nothing, making art with you. ♥

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