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Praetorian

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About Praetorian

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    Hero of Dreams
  • Birthday 07/14/1988

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    (Cyber security issues, maybe I'll use it again once they fix them.)
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    IL
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    Information, conversation, coffee.
  • Occupation
    Professional Deflector

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  1. What do you hate to see in a post?

    Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham are gorgeous men. You get out of here with your bigotry! Anyway, I'm not debating the number of people that do or don't feel something. So much as I'm highlighting that it is hard to convey certain things if you seldom to never experience them. Additionally, I think there is a big difference between showing no emotions and having no emotions. We don't need to be privileged to all the internal workings of a character. I can be scared, have a brave face on, and no one would be the wiser. Cake without frosting is also superior. Good discussions.
  2. General Chatter [18+] Violence always permitted!

    Maximizing visibility on this! Everyone loves free stuff, right?
  3. What do you hate to see in a post?

    Excellent point. Also, for further consideration, a growing number of the user base is international, which means their grasp of grammar is going to be different. (Not that a lot of Americans have an overwhelmingly impressive grasp anyway.)
  4. Pictures of Us

    What kind of traits do I look for in a woman? Strong, independent, strong convictions, durable, with a good patriotic fashion sense. I was lucky enough to find all of those things.
  5. Come at me...

  6. You make me feel like an Instagram model following me like that

    :wink:

    1. Praetorian

      Praetorian

      Instagram model? Hardly.

      You are more like a rockstar.

  7. General Chatter [18+] Violence always permitted!

    https://www.sciencealert.com/researchers-have-made-batteries-from-portabella-mushrooms-and-they-re-surprisingly-good I dunno, seems like we are getting pretty close. Let's just merge the two.
  8. General Chatter [18+] Violence always permitted!

    That they are, but batteries with carbon nanostructures made from mushrooms sound so much cooler.
  9. What do you hate to see in a post?

    I have mixed feelings about this. The truth of the matter is that spelling and grammar are not fixed See: sneaked vs snuck or any other series of words we are transitioning from and to. In fact, often times the rules of spelling are not rules at all and pretty fucking meaningless. I before E, except after C, except in an assload of words. Grammar, much like spelling, is pretty damn flexible and what is acceptable changes with the decades. "His admiration for this author knew no bounds. In his opinion, writers had hitherto confined themselves to exploring the surface of the soul, or such underground passages as were easily accessible and well lit, measuring here and there the deposits of the seven deadly sins, studying the lie of the lodes and their development, recording for instance, as Balzac did, the stratification of a soul possessed by some monomaniacal passion – ambition or avarice, paternal love or senile lust." This use to be a grammatical acceptable sentence, and I suppose it still is, but I personally look at it as rambling trash. Spelling, punctuation, and grammar don't need to be viewed as finite rules, but as tools to convey a message. It should be used to make your point, as effectively as possible. Sometimes that means breaking the current dogma. $00.00000000002
  10. Come at me...

    << ya I did a thing. v_v
  11. What do you hate to see in a post?

    So this is a part of writing that I usually have a problem with, mostly because I don't have a point of reference to use. My posts have been called sterile, among other things, and at this point it is just something that I've accepted. But when you've never seen 20 people get cut to pieces, it is hard to internalize it in a way that you can pull out a meaningful series of responses to put in the post. The closest thing I have to relate to that is the one time I saw a guy fall and break his neck. And I didn't feel anything. It was a thing that happened and I needed to do something to mitigate the situation. So, I think as a counter point, I know for a fact from my own near death experiences and the handful of times I've seen someone seriously get hurt in front of me, that it is very possible to feel nothing in the moment, to not show or express emotions, because in that moment, we are robots and there are things that need to be done.
  12. General Chatter [18+] Violence always permitted!

    So the most I've ever written in one sitting is a little over 7500, now. I probably could have done more/faster if I didn't stop to spend another few thousands word bitching to anyone that would listen. Anyway, I learned a very important lesson about finger dexterity. At right around 7,000 words mine goes to shit. I've found my limits as a person, they are low.
  13. What do you hate to see in a post?

    Honestly, and this is just my preference, I'd rather read your post without the narrators comments and strictly see it from the eyes of your character. That isn't a failure on your part, that is a failure on the other players part to consider the implications of extreme intoxication.
  14. Pictures of Us

    @Aleksei The second picture, she about to sjj and fuck some shit up. That's a "This isn't even my final form" face.
  15. Come at me...

    I don't think I've ever done a battle royale. That does sound interesting though.
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