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Literature theme packet

Post by women, fire and dangerous things » Sat Aug 31, 2013 5:57 pm

I wrote a 20-tossup packet called "Ways of Dying" where all the questions, predictably, are common link tossups on the various ways that literary characters have died. I'll be reading it at some point tonight or tomorrow night in the IRC, for those interested.
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Re: Literature theme packet

Post by The Bold Ideas of Bernie Sanders (I-VT) » Sat Aug 31, 2013 6:04 pm

This sounds splendid.
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Re: Literature theme packet

Post by women, fire and dangerous things » Sat Aug 31, 2013 7:10 pm

Right now my plan is to read this tonight at 9:00 Eastern.
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Re: Literature theme packet

Post by women, fire and dangerous things » Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:34 pm

Here's the packet. Susan won this with 30 points, with a lot of players close behind at 20.
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Re: Literature theme packet

Post by Cheynem » Sun Sep 01, 2013 3:58 pm

I am writing a similar packet except it is trash based. Will read tonight at some point.
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Re: Literature theme packet

Post by Auks Ran Ova » Sun Sep 01, 2013 4:48 pm

why must you fiends read amusing packets while I'm at work
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Re: Literature theme packet

Post by The Bold Ideas of Bernie Sanders (I-VT) » Sun Sep 01, 2013 5:02 pm

Ukonvasara wrote:why must you fiends read amusing packets while I'm at work
Agreed; some of these were given awfully short notice.
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Post by Cheynem » Sun Sep 01, 2013 5:06 pm

Don't work on the Sabbath.
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Re: Literature theme packet

Post by Auks Ran Ova » Sun Sep 01, 2013 5:45 pm

Tell the people who want to stay at hotels!
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Re: Literature theme packet

Post by Cheynem » Sun Sep 01, 2013 10:40 pm

here is the packet
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Re: Literature theme packet

Post by women, fire and dangerous things » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:48 pm

I wrote another one of these packets, with a mystery theme. I'll read it at 10:00 Eastern tonight, unless there are interested parties who object before then.

EDIT: It has come to my attention that this is when Auroni is reading his packet, so I'll read mine after Auroni's is done instead.
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Re: Literature theme packet

Post by women, fire and dangerous things » Tue Sep 03, 2013 11:31 pm

This happened, and Dan Passner emerged victorious.
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Re: Literature theme packet

Post by Muriel Axon » Wed Sep 04, 2013 12:38 am

After reading this packet just now, I'm a bit disappointed it failed to mention Colin McGinn's literary masterpiece, Bad Patches: http://40daysofbadpatches.wordpress.com/ [warning: NSFW content, awful writing]
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Re: Literature theme packet

Post by marnold » Thu Sep 05, 2013 7:29 pm

And no meta! I would have negged alternating author questions with David Seal and Ray Luo.
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Re: Literature theme packet

Post by naturalistic phallacy » Fri Sep 06, 2013 5:52 am

I am disappointed by the lack of "It Tastes Like Chicken".
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