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Re: Ask!

Post by Aura » Mon Dec 03, 2012 4:55 pm

BlackWaltzTheThird wrote:Forgive the inane questions, but it's late and I'm bored.

-With whom, among both 4LS and out of anyone ever, would you most like to have a beer/other beverage of your choosing?
-What would your dream project be (whether a VN or otherwise)?
-Were you guys ever friends on like Facebook or similar things, and did this have an effect on your working relationship(s) with them? (Just FYI, I'm asking that for a reason, not just out of curiosity.
-Did you personally ever have to quote-unquote "fire" anyone, and how'd it go (other than "not well")?
-What is your favourite colour?
-What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen sparrow?
1. My main man delta would probably make the best drinking buddy.
2. I don't really have one. Maybe publishing a novel?
3. Yes and yes, significantly. Not on facebook, but we chat daily with each other, play games and watch movies together and do other friend stuff as long as it doesn't require physical proximity. Anyway, at least I work better with people I get along with. Also, if we weren't knit together so closely the project would probably have died so there's that.
4. No. We only ever fired one person directly and I didn't have to do it. It went ok though.
5. Green
6. Holy Grail is the least funny Monty Python movie. Also, wrong bird.
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Re: Ask!

Post by cpl_crud » Mon Dec 03, 2012 5:41 pm

Reksho wrote:What would you say are the biggest differences between writing fiction and non-fiction?
There's not that much really, depending on how technical you get.

For example, the hallmark of a good writer is the ability to convey your point succinctly. It doesn't matter if your point is the operation of a massive sound system or the details of a young girl's psychosis; you still need to get your point across.

When I'm writing manuals or specifications I put the same level of detail in them as I do when I write fiction. The aim is similar; get the reader to visualise the setting (be it a control panel or an imaginary cafe) and then follow the story. I suppose the only difference is when you are writing a really dry manual then you don't leave anything to the imagination, whereas in fiction you have a bit of licence to leave things up to the reader to decide...

And if you've read my technical articles you'll know that I use as much flowery bullshit language as I do in posts like this...
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Re: Ask!

Post by cpl_crud » Mon Dec 03, 2012 5:43 pm

BlackWaltzTheThird wrote:Forgive the inane questions, but it's late and I'm bored.

-With whom, among both 4LS and out of anyone ever, would you most like to have a beer/other beverage of your choosing?
-What would your dream project be (whether a VN or otherwise)?
-Were you guys ever friends on like Facebook or similar things, and did this have an effect on your working relationship(s) with them? (Just FYI, I'm asking that for a reason, not just out of curiosity.
-Did you personally ever have to quote-unquote "fire" anyone, and how'd it go (other than "not well")?
-What is your favourite colour?
-What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen sparrow?
- I would say Delta or A22. I've had dinner with Raide and done a panel with Suriko, and they were both fun times.
- I have a couple of people on (my now defunct) MSN account, but it was mostly IRC. I think I have a couple of people on Twitter now as well
- I think we had to fire TCDohl, but he also kinda left of his own accord. There was someone else... but most people just kind of got pressured out (at least whilst I was there).
- Green
- European or African?
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<Suriko> Crud would be patting Hanako's head
<Suriko> In a non-creepy fatherly way
<NicolArmarfi> crud is trying to dress hanako up like miku and attempting to get her to pose for him in headphones and he burns money

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Re: Ask!

Post by OtakuNinja » Mon Dec 03, 2012 5:55 pm

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What's 'cpl' an abbreviation of?
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Re: Ask!

Post by Shadowyeclipse » Mon Dec 03, 2012 6:35 pm

OtakuNinja wrote:To cpl_crud
What's 'cpl' an abbreviation of?
Most likely Corporal.

But then again, it might not be.
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Re: Ask!

Post by Aura » Mon Dec 03, 2012 6:37 pm

Shadowyeclipse wrote:
OtakuNinja wrote:To cpl_crud
What's 'cpl' an abbreviation of?
Most likely Corporal.

But then again, it might not be.
It is.
<Aura> would you squeeze a warm PVC bottle between your thighs and call it "manaka-chan"
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Re: Ask!

Post by Shadowyeclipse » Mon Dec 03, 2012 6:55 pm

Aura wrote:
Shadowyeclipse wrote:
OtakuNinja wrote:To cpl_crud
What's 'cpl' an abbreviation of?
Most likely Corporal.

But then again, it might not be.
It is.

Hey, look ma, I'm right!
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Re: Ask!

Post by cpl_crud » Mon Dec 03, 2012 6:59 pm

Shadowyeclipse wrote:
OtakuNinja wrote:To cpl_crud
What's 'cpl' an abbreviation of?
Most likely Corporal.

But then again, it might not be.

Correct.

A long time ago I was an Air Force cadet; roughly at the same time I started gaming. At the time I was a Corporal, and I was also not very good at games like Quake 2, hence the name.

It stuck, even after I left the cadets, entered (and subsequently left) the real Air Force as an officer, and moved onto a civilian career.

I'm just too lazy to update my handle; it would mean updating pretty much every account I have everywhere.
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<Suriko> Crud would be patting Hanako's head
<Suriko> In a non-creepy fatherly way
<NicolArmarfi> crud is trying to dress hanako up like miku and attempting to get her to pose for him in headphones and he burns money

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Re: Ask!

Post by Silentcook » Mon Dec 03, 2012 7:45 pm

BlackWaltzTheThird wrote: -With whom, among both 4LS and out of anyone ever, would you most like to have a beer/other beverage of your choosing?
-What would your dream project be (whether a VN or otherwise)?
-Were you guys ever friends on like Facebook or similar things, and did this have an effect on your working relationship(s) with them? (Just FYI, I'm asking that for a reason, not just out of curiosity.
-Did you personally ever have to quote-unquote "fire" anyone, and how'd it go (other than "not well")?
-What is your favourite colour?
-What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen sparrow?
-Hive owes me a beer. :3
-I don't know really. Likely I'd realize it AFTER the fact.
-I deem Facebook, Twitter, and any other similar quotesocialnetworkingunquote devices to be a scourge and a cancer. Even IRC was a necessary evil as far as I'm concerned. So, in short, no.
-Been there, not done that.
-Blues and greens.
-Roughly 11 meters/second.
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Re: Ask!

Post by TheHivemind » Mon Dec 03, 2012 8:05 pm

BlackWaltzTheThird wrote:Forgive the inane questions, but it's late and I'm bored.

-With whom, among both 4LS and out of anyone ever, would you most like to have a beer/other beverage of your choosing?
-What would your dream project be (whether a VN or otherwise)?
-Were you guys ever friends on like Facebook or similar things, and did this have an effect on your working relationship(s) with them? (Just FYI, I'm asking that for a reason, not just out of curiosity.
-Did you personally ever have to quote-unquote "fire" anyone, and how'd it go (other than "not well")?
-What is your favourite colour?
-What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen sparrow?
1. As Silentcook pointed out, I owe him a beer. I would also probably drink with basically anyone else on the team, because any excuse to sit in a pub and drink is a good excuse for me. I'm easy.

2. Tough question--probably something that I could come back to and make into a ton of different properties--so like a really cool idea that would work as a book/comic/game/cartoon. A long-form comic book series is my current obsession, because that sort of script writing is a neat new challenge. I'd like to write a novel some day, but as of yet I've not come up with anything good enough.

3. I don't have contact info for anyone, but we do a lot of sitting around on IRC, which is nice. We managed to all get along well, and I consider some of these dudes to be friends.

4. Dohl was the only dude who was anything resembling 'fired,' I don't really remember much of it but it went well.

5. Red

6. Man at least get the quote right if you're gonna go that route.

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Re: Ask!

Post by cpl_crud » Mon Dec 03, 2012 8:08 pm

cpl_crud wrote:
BlackWaltzTheThird wrote:Forgive the inane questions, but it's late and I'm bored.

-With whom, among both 4LS and out of anyone ever, would you most like to have a beer/other beverage of your choosing?
-What would your dream project be (whether a VN or otherwise)?
-Were you guys ever friends on like Facebook or similar things, and did this have an effect on your working relationship(s) with them? (Just FYI, I'm asking that for a reason, not just out of curiosity.
-Did you personally ever have to quote-unquote "fire" anyone, and how'd it go (other than "not well")?
-What is your favourite colour?
-What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen sparrow?
- I would say Delta or A22. I've had dinner with Raide and done a panel with Suriko, and they were both fun times.
- I have a couple of people on (my now defunct) MSN account, but it was mostly IRC. I think I have a couple of people on Twitter now as well
- I think we had to fire TCDohl, but he also kinda left of his own accord. There was someone else... but most people just kind of got pressured out (at least whilst I was there).
- Green
- European or African?

Oh, and the missing question: Dream project: I've got about 50 pages or so of a culture guide for Japan (which is about a Japanophile as it gets I suppose) but I would also like to do a travel photo book. I just need to get better with my camera :/
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<Suriko> Crud would be patting Hanako's head
<Suriko> In a non-creepy fatherly way
<NicolArmarfi> crud is trying to dress hanako up like miku and attempting to get her to pose for him in headphones and he burns money

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Re: Ask!

Post by Shadowyeclipse » Mon Dec 03, 2012 8:13 pm

cpl_crud wrote:
Oh, and the missing question: Dream project: I've got about 50 pages or so of a culture guide for Japan (which is about a Japanophile as it gets I suppose) but I would also like to do a travel photo book. I just need to get better with my camera :/

TIL Cpl_Crud is a super-weeaboo.

Speaking about that, do any of you guys speak Japanese, or tried to learn?
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Re: Ask!

Post by TheHivemind » Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:40 pm

Shadowyeclipse wrote:
cpl_crud wrote:
Oh, and the missing question: Dream project: I've got about 50 pages or so of a culture guide for Japan (which is about a Japanophile as it gets I suppose) but I would also like to do a travel photo book. I just need to get better with my camera :/

TIL Cpl_Crud is a super-weeaboo.

Speaking about that, do any of you guys speak Japanese, or tried to learn?
Nope. I'm not interested enough to do so. Pretty sure some of the others have, though.

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Re: Ask!

Post by cpl_crud » Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:26 pm

Shadowyeclipse wrote:
cpl_crud wrote:
Oh, and the missing question: Dream project: I've got about 50 pages or so of a culture guide for Japan (which is about a Japanophile as it gets I suppose) but I would also like to do a travel photo book. I just need to get better with my camera :/

TIL Cpl_Crud is a super-weeaboo.

Speaking about that, do any of you guys speak Japanese, or tried to learn?
I speak fluent Japanese.

I've also left most of my weaboo ways behind me, but these things happen.
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<Suriko> Crud would be patting Hanako's head
<Suriko> In a non-creepy fatherly way
<NicolArmarfi> crud is trying to dress hanako up like miku and attempting to get her to pose for him in headphones and he burns money

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Re: Ask!

Post by BlackWaltzTheThird » Tue Dec 04, 2012 12:03 am

TheHivemind wrote:6. Man at least get the quote right if you're gonna go that route.
Aura wrote:6. Holy Grail is the least funny Monty Python movie. Also, wrong bird.
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