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Vanguard20

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« #360 : 04-23-2008 13:45 »
« : 04-23-2008 13:45 »

I dont think a sequel is needed here. BIOTB is awesome enough just as a stand alone fic IMO.

Oh, and to that 'circle jerk' guy?


  :finger:
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« #361 : 04-23-2008 15:55 »

what? no exotic genderized smackups?
well get with the program! i didn't have this auto-retaliating witty retort system installed for no reason!

that's right. you'll ooze and you'll enjoy it, dammit!
oh lords..


vanguard- second. it's hard to duplicate perfection. you may end up with missing chromosomes or the occasional extra ear. like ear-face.  :rolleyes:


hehe. you just got canonized into the immortal ranks of acronym, joel..
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« #362 : 04-23-2008 21:42 »

 
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you just got canonized into the immortal ranks of acronym, joel..

That's one life-goal I can take off the list.
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« #363 : 04-23-2008 22:32 »

Joel has done the same thing that Samuli Torrennson did with Star Wreck - he made the thing too good to make a decent sequel...

But much like Joel, Samuli has hinted that there's the chance of a sequel.

Two great things to look towards.
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« #364 : 04-23-2008 22:35 »

If I do pick the project up again, it will feature Zapp Brannigan's father as a primary villain.

There's something to mull on.
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« #365 : 04-23-2008 22:45 »
« : 04-23-2008 22:45 »

Since "Blame it on the Brain" was too perfect to have a sequel I like (hope, hope, hope) future stories will be additional tales rather than sequels... it is hard to add to perfection, but you can always create great new stories that continue the adventure with new premeses on  its own refreshing terms instead of being a sequel to a tale that ended perfectly.  Just my silly blond opinion of course
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« #366 : 04-23-2008 23:47 »

but really..if you wrote a sequel (or even just another), you'd have to wait another ten years or so just for the scifi media to catch up with you, no?  ;)
on one hand i'm tempted to discourage another. on the other hand, we both know that i'll read anything you write and fall immediately into fits of hysteria over its eternal literary greatness.
hooray for ambivalence.
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« #367 : 04-24-2008 00:27 »

Ambivalence rocks.

At any rate, I'll weigh in with the opinion that I would definitely read a sequel, but it certainly wouldn't be necessary, in the context of the narrative. It did end in a relatively definitive manner, but I wouldn't rule out you creating another enjoyable story.
Or, you could just do an unrelated one.
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« #368 : 04-24-2008 02:43 »

I did say I was done with fanfic, but you never know. Let's see how I feel about it when these new antidepressants kick in.
Vanguard20

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« #369 : 04-24-2008 02:59 »

 
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Originally posted by coldangel_1:
If I do pick the project up again, it will feature Zapp Brannigan's father as a primary villain.

There's something to mull on.

I've changed my mind. I want a sequel now.

El-Man

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« #370 : 04-24-2008 06:35 »

Coldangel, have you ever thought of publishing BIOTB as downloadable PDF? Chapter breaks, proper type and formatting, all the pictures in their proper places, stuff like that? It would make the reading of it much easier.
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« #371 : 04-24-2008 07:17 »

I have faith that a sequel is coming. Be it in a month, a year, or a decade...

IT'S COMING.
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« #372 : 04-24-2008 07:53 »

A sequel eh...with Zapp Branigan's Father...my my, how...interesting. *face looks thoughtful* Well Joel, you can count on my unconditional support as always.
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« #373 : 04-24-2008 22:35 »

 
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Originally posted by coldangel_1:
I did say I was done with fanfic, but you never know.
no more fanfics till i get my cale fix.
zapp's father would be an interesting prospect indeed.. i think you'd create him awesomely.
by the way, you did make up "caroline" (errm, is that how you spelled it?), yes?
i never thought i'd actually like mom.. or wernstrom.. but.. *sniffle*

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« #374 : 04-25-2008 04:21 »

 
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Originally posted by El-Man:
Coldangel, have you ever thought of publishing BIOTB as downloadable PDF? 

I will if you tell me how and if it doesn't cost money.


 
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Originally posted by jle1993:
you can count on my unconditional support as always.

Awwww  *hugs*


 
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Originally posted by sick pickles:
by the way, you did make up "caroline"

I did. It seemed to suit her somehow. She looks like a Caroline.
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« #375 : 04-25-2008 04:47 »

The idea of something with Zapps dad that woulds be awesose. I'd love to see your take on the idiots father. Also you can count on my support too. *Crosses fingers and hopes for sequel soon*

I hope you do do the PFD thing that would be awesome.
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« #376 : 04-26-2008 07:35 »

 
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Originally posted by coldangel_1:
 I will if you tell me how and if it doesn't cost money.

Easypeasy.

You just need a program that can create PDFs. Many you have to pay for, but I use   http://www.pdfforge.org/products/pdfcreator , which can be downloaded for free and has no restrictions. Ah, open source.

Installing it will create a new printer on your PC called PDFCreator (surprise). Then all you do is create a document that has the story laid out how you want, text, chapters, pictures, etc. I suppose a word processor could be used, but I prefer Publisher, it's got better layout options. Then all you do is print the document to this printer, it'll ask for a file name, and a little later you will have a PDF file all ready to go.

And you can set other such options as document security, picture compression, that sort of thing. Really handy.

Here's to a downloadable file! Need a hand, just ask. Batteries not included. Contents under pressure. Not intended for underwater use. Dryclean only.
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« #377 : 04-26-2008 07:49 »

Mmmmmm, okay... *downloads*

So when I get around to putting the document together, where on the net do I stick it?
Archonix

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« #378 : 04-26-2008 09:28 »

Open Office can export to pdf as well, though I think they tend to be a bit bulky.
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« #379 : 04-26-2008 16:18 »

My dick tends to be a bit bulky.
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« #380 : 04-26-2008 20:44 »

Thanks for the nightmares Coldy!
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« #381 : 04-27-2008 01:05 »

i guess this is what happens when you get too many males gathering in one place..  :rolleyes:
my brain just went completely off on this UPS/package delivery/airmail/cardboard and twine thing, but i guess i'll spare everyone that.

it must be late. what the heck am i talking about?
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« #382 : 06-22-2008 15:53 »
« : 06-22-2008 15:53 »

Super late but when you copy the story (sorry, epic) onto Word it's 202 pages!!!!!! Yowza and what a story. I believe Futurama should have novels published as I need some Futurama related coffee table reading. This story is just soooooo brilliant that it should be published. I'll have more in depth reaction and analysis later.
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« #383 : 06-22-2008 16:09 »

 
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Originally posted by coldangel_1:

So when I get around to putting the document together, where on the net do I stick it?

I don't care, so long as I can download it.
Archonix

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« #384 : 07-01-2008 06:38 »

202 pages, huh? That's quite impressive...
upside_ur_head

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« #385 : 07-01-2008 11:22 »

Yep and that's without the pictures!
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« #386 : 07-01-2008 18:52 »

 
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Originally posted by upside_ur_head:
Super late but when you copy the story (sorry, epic) onto Word it's 202 pages!!!!!! Yowza and what a story. I believe Futurama should have novels published as I need some Futurama related coffee table reading. This story is just soooooo brilliant that it should be published. I'll have more in depth reaction and analysis later.

I want to do the same with mine.  :D

SIASL is already up to 170 pages, with Part 11 now underway.  :D
El-Man

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« #387 : 07-01-2008 22:08 »

Wonder if Coldy will ever release it as a PDF... the lad hasn't GAFIA'ted, has he?

There are several fansites whom I assume would be glad to host it.
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« #388 : 08-01-2008 12:44 »
« : 08-01-2008 12:44 »

Reading Chap 24: I can't believe it's not fiction.

I kept thinking "They were the footprints of a gigantic brain!"

Pity you couldn't use that line (wrong chapter for it though).

Edit: (It's now a bit later, I couldn't put it down). Now finished it:

Feels like you put a lot of yourself into this, and it shines because of it. You've blown the world of Futurama apart whilst still being faithful and apologised for it all in one narrative. I almost feel like it should have ended with you as the God-like figure presiding over the new 4-fingered world.

So many laughs, so many "that is so what they would have done" moments, and epic! Epic to the max!

I see requests for a sequel above ^^ but I would suggest not to bother - that's what the reset button is for. Although I am sad that I've finished it.    :(

This is a small piece of advice for anyone else out there who, like me, finds it tough to read fanfiction simply because it's on a computer screen - get a PSP, or anything handheld. It makes a world of difference (chapters 1-9 took me 3 months but with the PSP I read the rest in less than 2 days. 'Nuff said).
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« #389 : 08-01-2008 20:06 »

Now we just have to wair for Coldy to come back from his self-imposed exile.
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« #390 : 08-01-2008 20:49 »

Send him an e-mail.  I've always found Joel very  reliable to give prompt responses.
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« #391 : 10-28-2008 08:35 »

coldangel_1, do you have fans? If you don't you can count from me. It is the most interesting fanfiction, I've ever read!
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« #392 : 10-28-2008 09:52 »

Send Coldy an e-mail.  He doesn't visit here very often.

And yes, the Aussie-Communist bastard is a damned good writer and artist.
coldangel

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« #393 : 10-29-2008 08:10 »

Thanks Thunderbird.
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« #394 : 09-19-2010 08:39 »
« : 09-19-2010 10:34 by coldangel_1 »

Bump!

By popular demand, this story is now available as a PDF file.

I sent it to Futurama Madhouse, but they didn't get back to me, so I've hosted it here:

http://www.keepandshare.com/doc/2251185/blame-it-on-the-brain-3-4-meg

If you're so inclined, you can load it up and save the page so you can... read it on the toilet or something.
any1else

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« #395 : 09-19-2010 08:51 »

Sign in or Sign Up? Bah!

I've almost finished reading my toilet-book too. :nono:
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« #396 : 09-19-2010 08:51 »

Sweet!

Wait, everyone has to sign up for an account at KeepAndShare, or else they won't let you have the file.  :rolleyes:

And you need to change the sharing controls to share the file with every user that requests it.  :O_o:

[...]

FM will get back to you forthwith, I'm sure...

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« #397 : 09-19-2010 10:35 »

Okay, sorry. Done now, I think.
And I also changed the link to one that'll prompt a download rather than open automatically:

http://www.keepandshare.com/doc/2251185/blame-it-on-the-brain-3-4-meg

Let me know if this doesn't work.
any1else

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« #398 : 09-19-2010 10:51 »

212 pages :eek: The last page is cute though.

Man, how old is this thing? *checks* Hah, exactly 3 years. What a time that was..
coldangel

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« #399 : 09-19-2010 12:11 »

It feels like yesterday.
But yesterday feels like three years ago.
My internal chronometer is all wonky.
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