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Green Room - Week 7 - Day 1

There were results: http://therealljidol.livejournal.com/886918.html
Topics: http://therealljidol.livejournal.com/887291.html
Work Room: http://therealljidol.livejournal.com/887342.html

and threats. Don't forget the threats!!

Technically they were "friendly warnings". Because "friendly warnings" sound nice. Everyone loves "friendly warnings"!

Raise your hand if you like "friendly warnings"!!

Raise both hands if you suspect that this could be a stick-up!!

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ellakite
Jan. 26th, 2016 04:29 pm (UTC)
*KEEPS BOTH HANDS DOWN*
Gary, I don't "suspect" this is a stick-up.

I *KNOW* it's a stick-up!

please don't shoot us, mistah. kicking us will be just fine.

PS: FRIST!!!

Edited at 2016-01-26 04:30 pm (UTC)
anyonesghost
Jan. 26th, 2016 05:08 pm (UTC)
I like to think they're not so much "threats" as "pain opportunities you haven't met yet."
adoptedwriter
Jan. 26th, 2016 05:37 pm (UTC)
I raise 2 hands when it's time to ride Space Mountain!

AW
clauderainsrm
Jan. 26th, 2016 05:38 pm (UTC)
I wouldn't. That track above you is awfully close.
adoptedwriter
Jan. 26th, 2016 05:47 pm (UTC)
Not a problem for us short folks : ) AW
kickthehobbit
Jan. 26th, 2016 08:14 pm (UTC)
The university I'm a grad student at sends out "Timely warnings"—that was more how your missive struck me. ;)
fodschwazzle
Jan. 26th, 2016 09:38 pm (UTC)
I like a timely warning far less from my university than I like it here. There is great fear in that.
kickthehobbit
Jan. 27th, 2016 12:59 am (UTC)
The "timely warnings" here are usually pretty innocent. "Someone didn't lock their doors and came home to find some drunk person in their apartment" kind of thing. Reminders to lock your doors/lock your car, not so much other "timely warnings", thank God.
prog_schlock
Jan. 26th, 2016 10:45 pm (UTC)
How do other Teams communicate with each other? Special LJs? E-mails? Shouting from cubicle to cubicle?
alycewilson
Jan. 26th, 2016 11:03 pm (UTC)
Our team mads first contact over LJ messaging and yhen shared emails.
prog_schlock
Jan. 27th, 2016 06:34 am (UTC)
Thank you!
lrig_rorrim
Jan. 26th, 2016 11:14 pm (UTC)
Massive, massive email chains. We tend to be chatty, and toss ideas and drafts and all kinds of things at each other fairly frequently via email.
prog_schlock
Jan. 27th, 2016 06:34 am (UTC)
Thank you!
alycewilson
Jan. 27th, 2016 01:21 am (UTC)
Our team mads first contact over LJ messaging and yhen shared emails.
lrig_rorrim
Jan. 26th, 2016 11:15 pm (UTC)
Threats and friendly warnings and stick-ups all sound likely and even enjoyable, in the context of the game. Just don't rob me of too much time, Gary. That's a super limited resource, all over I fear.
clauderainsrm
Jan. 27th, 2016 02:37 am (UTC)
Glancing over my sheet, it appears that we have 63 contestants left - with 22 of them out of byes!

The road to the Top 30 could happen far more quickly than anyone anticipates, with one "bad week".
lordrexfear
Jan. 27th, 2016 05:29 am (UTC)
I predict somehow this will be my last week only cause I'll get voted out cause I have no clue how to get into a team.

Also I'm writing fiction and I started so I won't stop. Those are my rules.

People tend to get confused when I write fiction cause it's usually really weird and comes from no planning. I just start writing and then stop then start up again.
eternal_ot
Jan. 28th, 2016 11:50 am (UTC)
Would you like to join us? i.e. alexpgp , adoptedwriter and myself.
lordrexfear
Jan. 29th, 2016 05:20 am (UTC)
I don't think I'd be oft put to the idea or lacking from fellow team members.

Especially with this insanity I'm slowly writing for this weeks entry that people will either love or completely not enjoy. Or both?

So yay team...

Team A.C.R.O.N.Y.M? right?
eternal_ot
Jan. 29th, 2016 06:46 am (UTC)
I am not sure whether adoptedwriter checked this out and if it was within the deadline quoted by Gary. Pls get in touch with her. And if not this time we can sure team up next week..:)
Well..er..the team name has been finalised to be : Gossamer Steamroller..:)
Best wishes. Looking forward to your fictional entry this week..
lordrexfear
Jan. 29th, 2016 07:23 am (UTC)
Message sent and sent.

It's in the hands of the cookies now.
lordrexfear
Jan. 29th, 2016 07:29 am (UTC)
Also please tell me that name has something to do with Mannheim Steamroller (and not his/their Christmas stuff).
eternal_ot
Jan. 29th, 2016 10:51 am (UTC)
The best person to answer this is alexpgp
alexpgp
Jan. 29th, 2016 12:56 pm (UTC)
Thank you for the vote of confidence, eternal_ot!

On the origin of the team name, take your pick:

(a) I wanted a name that suggested an unstoppable force, a ruggedly masculine noun—most assuredly yang in nature—easily associated with the idea of "Look on our posts, ye Others, and despair!" The word "steamroller" came easily to mind. Alas, apart from the word itself, there is no relation to the group Mannheim Steamroller.

Then, to provide a balancing yin component to the name, I selected "gossamer" as an adjective, suggestive of something fine and delicate, yet incredibly strong—and decidedly feminine.

(b) It was the first thing to pop into my head upon awakening with a hangover from having drunk too much homebrew applejack—well, actually, a bowdlerized version of the same.

So hey, gang! Are we a team, or what?

Cheers...
eternal_ot
Jan. 29th, 2016 01:40 pm (UTC)
I like the expl(a)nation..SuperCool! :) *Hi-Five* to the team! Yippie!!
eternal_ot
Jan. 29th, 2016 10:48 am (UTC)
You'd be the surprise element..;)this week..:)
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