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Along with my daily duties as founder and head writer of HumorMeOnline.com, in 2003, I took the Grand Prize in the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest (also known as the "It Was a Dark and Stormy Night" competition). I've also been a contributor to "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" and the web's "The Late Show with David Letterman". I also occupy my time writing three blogs, "Blogged Down at the Moment", "Brit Word of the Day" and "Production Numbers"...and my off-time is spent contemplating in an "on again/off again" fashion...my feable attempts at writing any one of a dozen books. I would love to write professionally one day...and by that I mean "actually get a paycheck".

21 February 2014

Day 21: Yes, I made that

I am not an artist, I don't do craft projects, and I can't even draw a stick figure with any accuracy...so you will never hear me utter the phrase "Yes, I made that."

At least not with any type of boasting; hanging my head in shame, maybe.
You don't believe me?  Look at this thing which I made a couple months ago...




 

Now go on over to "We Work for Cheese" and see what the other writers have come up with for the prompt today which is "Yes, I made that."

By the way, to those of you who have not seen me comment to your posts but wonder if I did.  I did.  I try to comment and most times it won't let me.  I don't know why.  I used to be able to post up at Mike's "Too Many Mornings" - but it won't let me anymore (and I had a cute one for today, too).  I tried commenting to Nathaniel's and Reforming Geek's (sorry - I'm forgetting a few others) and like two other people...and it just won't let me do it.  I've tried countless times...I swear. I don't know why.  It will even tell me most times that my comment has been accepted - but I don't see it there. So I just wanted to let you all know I've been reading them except I did miss a couple days because my innards feel like they are coming alive and I swear I can feel the food moving through them...and I'm afraid to Google because this will happen (I'm sorry...'yes, I made that' a couple months ago, too.):





Anyway, I've been meaning to say some things to blog posts which I've not been able - and now I've forgotten what they all were...but, the one today that I just read from Tami...the scene of the "Chaos Theory" from "Jurassic Park" - if Ellie is so smart and is a paleobotanist, she sure as hell should know what Ian's talking about...especially that "butterfly wings" thing.  My cats even know about that - and they're cats!  I always hated that scene.  It's stupid.  I love the film, btw...but she sure as hell should have known.


Okay...I'm done now.  :)




14 comments:

  1. You should have saved that second drawing for the last day!

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  2. That was before I did a Bitstrips. I swore I'd never do Bitstrips and then I got one that someone made for me (I would have made a much uglier me)...and it was the day before the "Doctor Who" special and I made all these Doctor Who Bitstrips. Then I started doing one a day - until I stopped a few weeks ago. These were my version of them.

    And...I haven't read all the prompts. I just read right before I do them. Is "Googling Web MD" or "Exploding Head" the last one?? ROFL Or just "Bad Stick Figure Drawings"?

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  3. Oh, I just updated this blog - I realized I didn't even complete my thought. I do read all the blogs when I go in and read them...it's just that, for some reason, it won't register my comments. I look and they aren't there. I even submit them twice - but I still don't see them there. And one...it wants me to create a whole new Google account and I have a Google account - but apparently it doesn't acknowledge it.

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  4. I think your cartoons are cute!

    I do have a comment from you on 2/16 at a little after midnight and there was one on 2/14 at 11:35 am. The comment on 2/16 is last one I have. I have had issues in the past leaving comments using blogger when I thought I was posting the comment but it wasn't posting. The screen was returning to prompt me to log in. Oops. Just something to check.

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  5. Well, it wouldn't let me this time. I tried like two times. I've gotten good copying my comment before I send as I know it will not work the first time. But, I don't think it worked today (the ones I read today were yesterday's) as I was the first one up - there were none to read. I read later so they will have all been posted by then. So, at least some are going through. Not all, tho.

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  6. I think you need to join Google + for comments to post.

    Course Jurassic Park stretched all limits of believability.

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  7. Yeah - they do ask for that - but I have regular Google. Why can't I use that? I'm so confused.

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  8. Wow, you truly are bad at drawing. So bad, it almost completes the circle and becomes good again. Almost.

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  9. We share the same level of artistic talent. Sheesh!

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  10. Yup, sign me up for the No Artistic Talent club, too. Take comfort in knowing you are not alone.

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  11. I'm glad I'm not the only one with no talent. :)

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  12. Those cartoon strips are charming. I really wonder what's going on with your commenting troubles. I know WordPress has a weird bug which improperly prompts people to sign into WP even when that setting has been turned off. I wonder why it affects people like you more often than it does other people.

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  13. I think you did a damn fine job on those stick figures!

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