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Old 02-16-2012, 12:27 AM   #91
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Uh, were else would a zombie come from?
From the stratosphere!

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Old 02-16-2012, 12:34 AM   #92
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Old 02-16-2012, 08:54 AM   #93
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Standing at the Library Staff Assoc. bake sale table this past Valentine's Day, my wife pointed at some goodies and said, "They have cupcakes in cups and cupcakes in a pan." I replied, "Are you sure they're not pancakes?" She elbowed me in the ribs. The head of the media desk standing next to me pointed at me and said to the ladies behind the table, "That's what true love is all about."

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For this one, I will point out that I am American. Back in my World of Warcraft raiding days, we were talking on Ventrilo (a voice chat program) before we started the dungeon for the evening. One guy who was eating some yogurt said, "This Australian yogurt is really good. I'm not sure why it's "Australian" though." Before I could stop myself, I replied, "It's the familiar yet exotic culture." To my relief, the Australian woman in the raid laughed.
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Old 02-19-2012, 10:17 AM   #95
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From the stratosphere!

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Is that avatar you're using from the Old Twilight Zone Episode where the kid had used his special powers to zap everyone who displeased him into the cornfield?

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Old 02-19-2012, 04:24 PM   #96
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Yes. The episode was based on the short story It's a Good Life by Jerome Bixby.

You can read the short story here: http://weirdfictionreview.com/2011/1...s-a-good-life/
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:32 PM   #97
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Yes. The episode was based on the short story It's a Good Life by Jerome Bixby.

You can read the short story here: http://weirdfictionreview.com/2011/1...s-a-good-life/
I wonder if they have permission to reprint it? It's still in copyright.
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:40 PM   #98
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I don't know but he (Vandemeer) apparently edited an anthology with the story in it.
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Old 02-21-2012, 07:34 AM   #99
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They also print a magazine, WFI (Weird Fiction Review), and have done interviews with such authors such as Neil Gaiman. I suppose they're legit; it's just funny that they don't mention the copyright on that story. Oh well. Thanks for the link, Ben!
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Old 03-06-2012, 09:20 AM   #100
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