Wednesday DE: Heroes II.

Oct. 18th, 2017 12:36 pm
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Which persons your character has met in Milliways do they admire most? They might be either heroes from tales or legends, or people whose work they admire for personal reasons. For example, the hero that gets the most awe from Teja is Weyland (despite being fully aware of the man's highly problematic personality) because he's the god of smiths from Teja's people's pantheon; for Father Harman, it's Rae, because she deals with vampires all by herself in a desperately dark crapsack world, with none of the resources he has.

Languages and their equivalents

Oct. 18th, 2017 02:13 am
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So, the translation plot has thrown into sharp relief what the Star Wars languages are headcanoned to be. For example, Wookieepedia states that Basic is roughly equivalent to English--and all of the other languages the films are dubbed into, despite Aurebesh not remotely translating to an English alphabet.

Fi has been saying that Festian is similar to Spanish, and Chirrut-mun and I think Jedhan is similar to Mandarin Chinese, but clearly isn't.

What do you all think of the languages Star Wars has to offer?

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Oct. 17th, 2017 07:00 pm
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CANON: Star Trek: Discovery
CHARACTERS: Michael Burnham
ADDITIONAL INFO: All icons are from episode 1: the vulcan hello
CREDIT TO: [personal profile] riotact



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Oct. 17th, 2017 07:52 pm
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Your Muse: Erin Lindsay
Muse wanted: Jay Halstead, other characters from the Chicago verse will be welcomed.
Community: sixwordstories, bakerstreet, however would be nice to be recommended other communities.
Fandom: Chicago PD
Canon or AU: Canon, AU to be discussed.
Medium: (Book, Movie, Game, etc) TV series.
Contact via: Reply here please or feel free to personal message if you prefer.

Erin is a canon character from the Dick Wolf Universe, Chicago PD.

Tuesday DE

Oct. 17th, 2017 05:03 am
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What does your character think of birthdays? Do they celebrate? Do they treat others' differently from their own?

three posts!

Oct. 16th, 2017 02:07 pm
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dc comics [123] ➝ rebirth batfam (dick, bruce)


here at [community profile] probono


dc comics [103] ➝ super sons, misc n52 (damian, dick, bruce)*


here at [community profile] probono


dc comics [92] ➝ preboot and n52 bruce, rebirth batfam (bruce, duke, gordon, barbara, dick, damian)*


here at [community profile] probono


* These two are reposts on account of Photobucket Heat Death!!! Also, thank you for deleting the old post, mods!! Hope this is okay!

one word at a time

Oct. 16th, 2017 09:58 am
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What 2017 has been doing for me is making me realize that I can’t do work in the same way I used to.

The above-linked piece by John Scalzi has a lot of good points, but I think the linktext I chose from it is really the core, for me.

Monday DE: Party time

Oct. 16th, 2017 07:27 am
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Good morning and welcome to another week.

Your character has found themselves at a party, whether intentional or not. How do they feel about this? Do they have a good time or do they have to fake it for propriety's sake? Do they stay to close the party or clear out as soon as they can?

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Oct. 16th, 2017 09:47 am
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Hallo Milliways!

How would YOU like an update?
Excellent!

Apps haven't been processed yet, I've got a project for school that's been taking priority. 
Soon. I hope to have them good and done by mid-week. 

Plots!
As you may, or maynot, have noticed folks have been using Subject Headings for plots.
Thank you so much for doing this!
We figure this is the best way for people to Yes And, rather than expecting people to Opt Out. 
(I think going forward we might also consider having plot creators make a unified Plot Name for said plot, so subject headings are a bit more formalized. But that's because I'm a bucket of fuss.)

Tag Stuff is still ongoing, just slowly. 
Ever so slowly.

There'll be a thread below if there are any questions or concerns that haven't been addressed.
As always the mod email account is also available...though, because of aforementioned Real Life responses are a touch slower.

BUT NOW!

HAPPY HOURS!
This week we have a fresh assortment of:


TODAY
Tomorrow
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday 
Sunday

First to claim, is first to 'tend.
Have at!

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CANON: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
CHARACTERS: Arthur Pendragon
CREDIT TO: [community profile] toxoticons or [personal profile] toxotes



More here.

Friday DE

Oct. 13th, 2017 05:36 am
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 Hello and welcome to another Friday!

If your pup were to create a game show, what might it be like?

ETA: Also, something to give you a chuckle for the day...Unused Captain America PSAs from Spider-Man Homecoming.
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CANON: My Little Pony: Tales of Canterlot
CHARACTERS: Sunset Shimmer
ADDITIONAL INFO: All icons are from the new short series, Tales of Canterlot
CREDIT TO: [personal profile] quixotic or [community profile] malagraphic



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Michael Burnham > Star Trek Discovery

Oct. 13th, 2017 06:44 pm
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CANON: Star Trek: Discovery
CHARACTERS: Michael Burnham
ADDITIONAL INFO: Possible spoilers for the first three episodes
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Oct. 13th, 2017 10:15 am
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Hello friends! I'm so sorry I've dropped off the face of the earth a bit-- I've been moving and settling into new circumstances and all that sort of chaos. I'm going to try to be around a bit more, but also if anyone ever has need of me or one of mine, please don't hesitate to reach out!

51 Monkeybone

Oct. 13th, 2017 02:22 am
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CANON: Monkeybone
CHARACTERS: Miss Kitty
ADDITIONAL INFO: Played by Rose McGowan
CREDIT TO: [community profile] musemoji


Right here c:
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CANON: The Orville
CHARACTER: Alara Kitan
ADDITIONAL INFO: locked community, open memebership
CREDIT TO: [community profile] stratfords



the rest over here!

OMG!!!

Oct. 12th, 2017 10:27 am

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Oct. 12th, 2017 08:18 am
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AAAAAGH

Boston Medical Center, I appreciate your desire to reach the general public with messages encouraging folks with breasts to show up for mammograms, esp. since this is October and that means Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

But could you PLEASE not do it with ads on Pandora where you have your mammogram machine (which sounds like a middle-aged white woman named Pam or Kimberly or something) sing breast-themed versions of Salt-N-Pepa music into someone's answering machine? I'm allowed to listen to Pandora at work, but I keep having to scramble to hit the mute button on my computer because it goes from nice shapeless calming ambient to LET'S TALK ABOUT BREAST HEALTH PLEASE, LET'S TALK ABOUT-

grhbghghagsdhghsdghs;dfh.

Plotty reminder: translation fail!

Oct. 12th, 2017 07:37 am
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Hullo hullo!

Tomorrow--Friday the 13th, because more bad luck is just what this year needs--the Translation Failure Plot will kick off. The effects will be a patchy disruption to Milliways' translation field: in some parts of the bar translation could be off completely, or result in garbled run-through-google-translate-too-many-times nonsense, or could be entirely unaffected.

A mod has requested that people please put "translation fail" or something along those lines in the subject line of posts, so that people can choose to participate or not in the event.

Hit me up with any questions!

<3

Thursday DE

Oct. 12th, 2017 07:30 am
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IN HONOR OF...uh...me hardly being around lately because I've hit a really busy spell in my life...

What five things should someone place at the points of a pentagram to summon your character?

Bonus round: is there something they should chant while doing so? (Or something they should just shout into a crowd to make your character come running?)

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