Barny

Barny

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My troll radar is twitching suggestively.
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  • Are you a ...?
    Unpublished writer (so far)
    What genre do you primarily write in?
    General fiction
    If you write in more than one area, what is your next most favoured genre?
    None
    Are your reading habits ...?
    Sophisticated
    Who is your favourite author(s)?
    A S Byatt
    And your all time favourite books? (You can change these at any time, by the way ...)
    Possession
    What are your working habits when you write?
    Procastinatory
    Are you the edit-every-sentence-ten-times type, or do you prefer to let rip?
    Ten times? Why so little?
    Your ultimate writing ambition?
    err, writing.
    Your worst habit?
    not writing
    Your opinion on the books industry?
    A conspiracy from start to finish. My work will die with me
    Where do you write?
    academic question, see above.
    What else do you want Word Clouders to know? eg: do you have 9 cats / like paragliding / eat nothing but tinned fish / work in the bath / live in Kettering?
    Happily, I am married to writersworkshop member called Clebs

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    Barny
    "Barny" commented on Barb's Blog "Caption Comp".
    Jerry was in big trouble now, or he would be once Tom recovered from the 'running into a glass door' trick.
    4 days ago
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    Barny
    "Barny" commented on Barb's Blog "Caption Comp".
    Was "Doorstop" in 101 uses for a dead cat?
    4 days ago
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    Barny
    "Barny" commented on Barb's Blog "Caption Comp".
    Dead ants!
    5 days ago
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    "Barny" commented on Barb's Blog "Caption Comp".
    Colonel Sanders's testing of his new humane chicken killer was nearing its conclusion.
    5 days ago
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    Barny My troll radar is twitching suggestively.
    16 days ago
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    "Barny" commented on AlanP's Blog "Wheelchair man".
    @ST - There's a 'report content' link at the bottom RH corner of every page on here. Veeerry easy to use.
    16 days ago
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    Barny Likes a breath of fresh air.
    16 days ago
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    "Barny" commented on Caducean Whisks's Blog "Grey Cell Guessing Game. What is this?".
    Pip, pip! It's an apple peeler.
    17 days ago
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    "Barny" commented on Barb's Blog "Caption Comp".
    Quiet! I used to be calmer...
    26 days ago
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    "Barny" commented on Philippa's Blog "A foray into short story self-publishing: good, bad, or ugly?".
    The potential advantage of self-pub is that you don't need to be able to borrow half a million to get started.
    1 month ago
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    "Barny" commented on Barb's Blog "Caption Comp".
    Ha ha ha. Did you see those two strange blokes with tartan shirts? Ha ha ha. And the two ladies with long socks chasing them? Ha ha ha.
    1 month ago
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    "Barny" commented on Barb's Blog "Caption Comp".
    Ach, ye'll see why I was suspicious soon enough, Moira. I'll just pull his wig off and below will be a bouffant blond wispy mess. The giveaway was the mac-Donald tartan shirts. There's no escape for ye in bonny Scotland, Donald. Now, Moira, your ...
    1 month ago
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    "Barny" commented on Gerry's Blog "Are we totally and utterly stuffed?".
    The odd bit of defiant diversionary stuff might affect you appearing on their "influenceable to vote for us" list, but they are looking across the mass, the odd pinprick disappears into the noise. If one in 10000 is concerned/vigilant/offline, but ...
    1 month ago
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    "Barny" commented on Gerry's Blog "Are we totally and utterly stuffed?".
    I'm not sure why anyone should be surprised at this "revelation" really. We all know that google and facebook track us so they can sell optimized ads to advertisers - that revenue is what makes their platforms "free" - which of course they aren't, ...
    1 month ago
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    "Barny" commented on AlanP's Blog "Torture in historical fiction".
    I will always remember the look on my younger son's face when we visited the London Dungeons, and the gleeful guide very enthusiastically described the use of large, very sharp hooks to elevate inmates, as part of their torture, by inserting the ...
    1 month ago

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  • Barb
    by Barb 2 months ago
    It's well over the yard arm here.
  • Barb
    by Barb 2 months ago
    It's all right, you crazy loon. Come and have a large gin and a nice sit down.
  • AlanP
    by AlanP 6 months ago
    Que?
  • Stephen Mark
    by Stephen Mark 6 months ago
    Hi, Barny! Your caption on Barb's latest offering is just about the best I've seen in years. It deserves its own cartoon. Stupendously terrific! :-)
    (Reposted due to alien interference in the matter of errant apostrophe placement)
    (Reposted again due to alien interference in the matter of keyboard letter miceplacement)
    (Reposted third time due to weird reappearance of errant apostrophe)
  • Squidge
    by Squidge 7 months ago
    Thanks, Barny. Glad you like it x
  • Stephen Mark
    by Stephen Mark 10 months ago
    In rural Normandy we don't really see much in the way of militant activity, Barn, except when the farmers dump poo and stuff in the supermarket car parks... However, the fuel situation is a bit awkward - long queues and a 20 litre limit. Ho-hum.
  • Tony
    by Tony 10 months ago
    Hi Barny,
    I've left you a PM, in case The Cloud isn't notifying you.
  • Mashie Niblick
    by Mashie Niblick 1 year ago
    it is inland from Valencia/Alicante. It is 90% solid limestone, bolted.
  • Mashie Niblick
    by Mashie Niblick 1 year ago
    I need to know
  • Barny
    by Barny 1 year ago
    That's confidential information, available only a need to know basis.