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Freetext Fiesta!
« on: September 22, 2007, 10:34:07 PM »
Perhaps we could pick a different freetext each week to be the "Text of the Week".  Everyone would be encouraged to write something related to that category and add as many subs to the freetext as possible, much as was just done with "Speak Like a Pirate Day".

This week was brought to you by the Freetext: Princess and the number 30...
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2007, 10:19:33 AM »
That sounds like a good idea to me.

Princesses or thirty, eh?
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2007, 11:32:16 AM »
I think that it's a great idea!


(Aside: Wulf - or anyone - if you happen to find a submission missing a freetext, but can't edit it, please leave a note somewhere, and it shall be dealt with. Thanks!)
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2007, 12:28:23 AM »
Actually. I had already promised to do that.

Suggestions?  I was going to push either Space or Library or Goblin this week.
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2007, 05:58:54 AM »
Quote Wulfhere: "(I had no idea that I was issuing a call to arms... Princesses just seemed a worthwhile Freetext)"

Too late, the theme seems to be already chosen. Princess it shall be! :)
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2007, 11:59:25 AM »
This isnt an official push, just and FYI, but there is a Halloween freetext. There are only two submissions with it thus far, both of them mine and both were inspired either by some Halloween prop or by the holiday proper.

Just thought I would throw that out there.


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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2007, 12:49:54 PM »
Halloween is more than a month away, so we don't need to do it immediately... but yeah, it would be pretty d**n interesting to have a few more subs with the theme! How about a week or two before Halloween itself?
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2007, 02:48:28 AM »
Some Citadellians have complained that the Quests are too short and they dont have enough time to make their submissions, I don't think 2 weeks is enough honestly.

I also expect their to be objectors to the entire Halloween freetext.


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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #8 on: September 27, 2007, 09:56:42 AM »
Psh. Not hardly. I'm probably the most conservative one here, and I think it'll be fine. Halloween is a good theme for spooky, freaky stuff. We need more horror subs anyways.
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #9 on: September 30, 2007, 09:29:42 PM »
Well? What's this week's Freetext?

Halloween? Space? Library? Goblins? Something else?
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #10 on: September 30, 2007, 10:15:24 PM »
THE POWER OF THREE!

Since Moonhunter was the first to chime in, let's go with his THREE freetext suggestions:

Yes, THREE:  Space, Library, AND Goblin!

Let's see who can complete THREE subs related to those freetexts within this week!  (Not necessarily one for each freetext.)  Who has the power?

(Let's wheel out Hallowe'en next week.)

THREE!  THREE!  THr... (Wulf gets slapped by his wife...)
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #11 on: October 01, 2007, 06:37:50 PM »
so all three in one submission, or three using one, or a combnination
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #12 on: October 01, 2007, 08:30:21 PM »
Three subs, but ANY combination of the freetexts.  Perhaps three related subs about one freetext would be good.  Alternatively, one sub could be done about each freetext!  Maybe one sub that relates to two or three could be followed by two other subs that each relate to one!

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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #13 on: October 01, 2007, 09:48:57 PM »
So, by the end of the week, we'll probably have seen one or two goblin libraries in SPAAAACE.

But, no, I'm ironing out an idea right now.
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #14 on: October 02, 2007, 11:34:43 AM »
Once you have established Goblins in Spaaaccceee (Say it, you know you want to!) and Libraries in Space, then all you need is Goblin Libraries...
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #15 on: October 02, 2007, 12:10:45 PM »
...But what about Space inside Goblin Libraries?
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #16 on: October 02, 2007, 05:03:28 PM »
I would like to comment DragonLordMax as the first to heroically step up to face the POWER OF THREE challenge!

His library sub is excellent, too!
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #17 on: October 02, 2007, 05:07:54 PM »
If this is going to be a contest, wouldnt it make more sense to update the Subject as the following?

Freetext Fiesta!  Week of *date*, *Subject!*

And then edit the first post with info regarding the subject and the ending date for that week of submissions?
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #18 on: October 02, 2007, 05:29:43 PM »
You hope to harness the creative power of deadlines, I see!

Fine!

FREETEXT FIESTA

UNTIL OCTOBER SEVENTH AT 7:07 PM!
(Local Time)

THE POWER OF THREE!

Yes, THREE:  Space, Library, AND Goblin!

Let's see who can complete THREE subs related to those freetexts within this week!  (Not necessarily one for each freetext.)  Who has the power?[/b]


How's that?
« Last Edit: October 02, 2007, 05:48:49 PM by Wulfhere »
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #19 on: October 02, 2007, 05:31:26 PM »
You hope to harness the creative power of deadlines, I see!

Fine!  FREETEXT FIESTA

UNTIL OCTOBER SEVENTH AT 7:07 PM!
(Local Time)

THE POWER OF THREE!

Yes, THREE:  Space, Library, AND Goblin!

Let's see who can complete THREE subs related to those freetexts within this week!  (Not necessarily one for each freetext.)  Who has the power?[/b]


How's that?

Still didnt put that in the subject of the first post and the actual body of the first post ;)   :D :D :lol:
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #20 on: October 02, 2007, 05:50:08 PM »
Nor do I need to, for the powerful minds of the Citadel's inhabitants divined that information instantly through their powerful telepathic abilities!
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #21 on: October 02, 2007, 05:57:18 PM »
Hey, can I suggest a freetext for next week?

Sorry guys, inspiration isnt hitting for this one.
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #22 on: October 02, 2007, 06:01:10 PM »
Nor do I need to, for the powerful minds of the Citadel's inhabitants divined that information instantly through their powerful telepathic abilities!

Why didnt I think of that!
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #23 on: October 02, 2007, 06:49:45 PM »
*snaps* howabout everybody who participates psots all the links, and then we vote on a winning submission.  THat person picks the next theme.
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Re: Freetext Fiesta!
« Reply #24 on: October 02, 2007, 07:04:32 PM »
Honestly, I don't think it would work very well, we've already got the competitive thing going with the quest, and I think it would miss the whole point of freetext. 

Also, you don't *have* to do a sub with the suggested freetexts, you can do one for any freetext you want.
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