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|Friday, August 5th, 2011|
The Great Geek Clean out - LOADS OF STUFF FOR SALE!
In the hopes of gathering some more D*C fundage to my bosom. Here are a lot of things, mostly costumes, costume bits, fabric and geekery related items that I am selling off. All prices are negotiable and DO NOT include shipping. If you're going to be a Dragon*Con and want to save on paying for shipping D*C pick will be available.
Prices listed are what I would like to get, but I am more than willing to haggle, especially if you're wanting more than one item. Shipping will need to be add to all prices based on where and weight.
There is Stargate, Star Wars, Pirate, Western, boots, comics, books and fabric weapon props and more!! Please have a look!
Please do not hesitate to make an offer for something your interested in. All reasonable offers WILL BE entertained!Follow the fake cut to my Journal where you will find all the things!
|Tuesday, June 7th, 2011|
Star Wars Epics
Star Wars Epics
(also known as Epics) is primarily a play by post roleplaying site, with forums dedicated to Star Wars discussion as well as media, culture, entertainment, and current events. Set 13 years after the Battle of Endor, the site is currently setting the bar as an independently owned and operated, unofficial, not-for-profit, roleplaying-centered Star Wars website, with an entirely flame-free fan community. The use of the word Epics is no attempt to exaggerate the quality of the site; rather it is an attempt to show an aspect of the site's roleplaying which is unique to the genre: each member, from the original founders circa 1999, and everyone that has joined since, can trace their original characters from their first "introductory post" through one continuing massive story, up to today. Why should you join Epics?Longevity:
Star Wars Epics has been in existence as a roleplaying group in various forms since 1999 and has grown steadily, despite jumping formats several times.Originality:
Star Wars Epics has been copied more than once, in both design and content, by more boards than we can count. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, in our opinion -- but we still try to stay one step ahead.Management:
Our admins read every post made on the board every day, respond to every PM, and are accessible on various IM devices, and every question posted by anyone is answered in 24 hours or less -- usually our replies are within minutes. Oh, and we actually roleplay in the stories ourselves too!Activity:
Star Wars Epics doesn't pad our number of daily posts with spam threads, or spamming in hidden forums, bumping old topics, misrepresenting our member count, or hacking our "members online" list to show fake visitors. What you see is what you get, and we feel that honesty is the best policy.Community:
Star Wars Epics is entirely composed of mature, intelligent people of all ages (17-40+), all of whom get along with each other and with the staff. Our board is drama-free, and we have had to hide threads or edit posts for content only a handful of times, in the entirety of our online existence (11 years).Talent:
Admins from other Star Wars roleplaying sites have have approached our site to write when they want quality roleplaying. (Of course they usually back out when they see us, but what can we do?)
But don't take our word for it. Here's a sample of our roleplays (chosen at random from our recent threads):Treason: A Rogue Squadron Tale
- some of the New Republic's finest find themselves framed for treason and murder.The Tatooine Redemption
- the Empire conquered Tatooine and their TIE pilots have to handle it.Epics Infinities
- what might have happened had the Empire won at Endor?Snapshots at Carida
- how some of the Imperial officers became what they are.
And here's a collection of unsolicited praise we've received: Praise for Epics
|Monday, March 30th, 2009|
Harold Ramis Talks "Ghostbusters 3"
A bearded and bespectacled Egon Spengler chatted with MTV News regarding some very interesting aspects of the new Ghostbusters film, including casting and directing. Ghostbusters 3 is currently in the script-writing stage.
Read the Article Here
|Saturday, September 6th, 2008|
|Monday, August 25th, 2008|
D*Con After Hours - Official Parties for X-Track and TrekTrak
X-Track, TrekTrak, and 42MegaTon Productions will be hosting THREE
parties all weekend for your dancing pleasure. BHMs and BBWs (especially the extra cute ladies wanting to dance with the DJ) are WELCOME!( Click HERE for full party details.Collapse )...and...
As a bonus to the X-Track and TrekTrak parties, we have not ONE DJ playing but TWO! All three shows all weekend will become a tagteam DJ showcase : DJ B-Naut versus Drifter - collectively known as Checkout Counter Superstars. Drifter and I will switch control of the decks all night long providing two distinct styles of DJ finesse for the eyes and ears.
As always, the DJs at the helm will have CDs on hand for sale at $10 each.
Bring your dancing shoes. You'll need them.
x-posted to various fandom communities and local nightlife forums Current Mood: excited
|Tuesday, July 25th, 2006|
I'm not strong at religion but I know what we must "Prey" to! Did anybody play this game? I know that nobody. There will be armageddon in the supermarkets... http://game-era.com/preview/id/10
|Friday, August 5th, 2005|
A great big poster looking for a great big geek to give it a home!
Even though it pains me to do it... I'm selling one of my more prized possesions to raise money. I hope it finds a good home with a truly devoted fan such as I. Just click the picture and follow the link to the auction for more details.
Questions about the item, I will respond to both comments and emails (chachamaru @ gmail.com)May the force be with you. Current Mood: hopeful
|Saturday, July 2nd, 2005|
|Saturday, June 4th, 2005|
Ad Astra 2006
I help run a small science fiction/fantasy convention in Toronto. Next year will be the conventions 25th Anniversary. We had already announced three guests, Terry Brooks, Peter David and Betsy Mitchell.
Finally, today I was able to reveal the other two guests I had managed to contact and confirm as Guests of Honour...( Lookie here!Collapse ) Current Mood: happy
|Sunday, March 27th, 2005|
|Monday, March 7th, 2005|
|Thursday, October 14th, 2004|
Geek vs. Feminism
I want to believe in feminism again. I do. I joined this list and started trying to reclaim the label because my husband is going to be assuming a traditionally female line of work. I also saw the Bush administration gag abortion access right and left - and I watched the twit become more and more popular. Still I find myself reluctant to step right in with both feet again, and it seems that when I write or comment on feminist topics, I tick someone off and I even stop to question my own motives.
So, I figure if I stop lurking and start posting, it's time to come clean to the body public so maybe a little insight can be gained on both sides.( When I became too geek to be a 'good feminist.'Collapse ) Current Mood: questioning
|Monday, August 16th, 2004|
Hello, my name is becki and I'm a geek.
I'm a big, book reading, movie watching, theatre going geek. I read mostly sci-fi and fantasy, but I'll read anything that passes in front of me. I like independent, foreign and artsy type movies as well as the more mainstream stuff. I've worked at the Minnesota Renassaince Festival and volunteered with our local fringe festival for the free passes.
Am I geeky enough to be here? ;)
|Saturday, August 7th, 2004|
|Thursday, July 29th, 2004|
|Thursday, July 1st, 2004|
hello! i am currently running an auction for POWER KLINGON: "Mastering The Language Of Warriors" CD Tutorial on eBay and thought someone might be interested. The CD has never been played and both it and its booklet are in mint condition. For complete details see: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2254187065
|Wednesday, June 9th, 2004|
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|Friday, May 14th, 2004|
Hi there. I'm new to this community. And I'm pretty sure I'm a geek. Yeah, I do believe so. Just wanted to say hi to all. And I'm surprised there aren't more members! I'm from Colorado. And I just started using LJ recently also. http://members.aol.com/geekutopia
City of Heroes? should i drop some mad money for it? or just wait for the hype to die down?
|Sunday, May 9th, 2004|
I'm a big Geek. I live for Star Trek- My favorites are Wrath of Khan, Search for Spock, and Undiscovered Country. The newer ones-ST:TNG is okay, but i like old school. First contact and Generations are great movies.
I also like- LOTR, SW, and Buffy. And some geeks are hot. Current Mood: geeky