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Phrasing requests nicely
« on: July 09, 2007, 05:41:02 pm »
We do not "need" more stories about your favorite celeb.  You may want more, but the site as a whole does not need more. Or even some.

Authors don't need you telling them that they "should" write about this celeb or that one.

A request is just that, a request. Ask nicely and maybe someone will fill it.  Dictate what you feel others should do and the post will be ignored or even deleted.

Nobody here owes you a damn thing, writing a story is a lot of work to take on to please someone else, so ask nicely or take a hike.

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« Last Edit: July 09, 2007, 05:42:35 pm by Victoria »
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Re:Phrasing requests nicely
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2007, 05:43:04 pm »
Bless you Victoria.  :)



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Re:Phrasing requests nicely
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2007, 05:51:53 pm »
I didn't mean you. I need a new chapter of Harem so you should....



GIT!        ;D





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« Last Edit: July 09, 2007, 05:53:14 pm by Victoria »
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Re:Phrasing requests nicely
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2007, 05:55:01 pm »
*scampers back to computer*

100 pages down...400 to go.   ;)



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Re:Phrasing requests nicely
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2007, 08:37:14 pm »
We do not "need" more stories about your favorite celeb.  You may want more, but the site as a whole does not need more. Or even some.

Authors don't need you telling them that they "should" write about this celeb or that one.

A request is just that, a request. Ask nicely and maybe someone will fill it.  Dictate what you feel others should do and the post will be ignored or even deleted.

Nobody here owes you a damn thing, writing a story is a lot of work to take on to please someone else, so ask nicely or take a hike.

Victoria

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Re:Phrasing requests nicely
« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2007, 10:47:28 pm »
*scampers back to computer*

100 pages down...400 to go.   ;)



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Wait, wait, wait.... Are you SERIOUS??  :o

ONLY 100 pages? Sweet lord, I'm more than halfway done Just Nat. Come ON, KMB. I expect some competition here!!!! ;)
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Re:Phrasing requests nicely
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2007, 09:20:49 am »
May I suggest this topic be made permenent?
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Re:Phrasing requests nicely
« Reply #7 on: July 23, 2007, 12:40:00 am »
May I suggest this topic be made permenent?

I would also second this suggestion.
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Re:Phrasing requests nicely
« Reply #8 on: July 23, 2007, 09:06:09 am »
May I suggest this topic be made permenent?

I would also second this suggestion.

I second the seconding.
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Re:Phrasing requests nicely
« Reply #9 on: July 23, 2007, 05:18:03 pm »
May I suggest this topic be made permenent?

I would also second this suggestion.

I second the seconding.


I think the motion carries.  However, I also think, judging from the continued posts in the requests category, that no one read the common sense words of our sexy webmistress.


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