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Limerick-Off Monday – Rhyme Word: NOTE at the end of any one line (Submission Deadline: Sept. 28, 2019)

It’s Limerick-Off time, once again. And that means I write a limerick, and you write your own, using the same rhyme word. Then you post your limerick(s) as a comment to this post and, if you’re a Facebook user, on Facebook too. I hope you’ll join me in writing limericks using NOTE at the end of any one line. (Homonyms or homophones are fine.) The best submission will be crowned Limerick-Off Award Winner. (Here’s last week’s Limerick-Off Award Winner.) Additionally, you may write themed limerick...
Tags: Facebook, Humor, Contests, Limerick, Writing Prompts, Limericks, Facebook Limerick, Behavior & Personality, Limerick Competition, Limerick Contest, Limerick Writing Contest, Limerick & Haiku Prompts, Limerick-Offs, Poetry & Prompts, Poetry Contest, Competition Limerick


Limerick-Off Award (330)

It’s time to announce the latest Limerick-Off winners based on submissions (on this blog and on Facebook) in the last Limerick-Off. Congratulations to TIM JAMES, who wins the Limerick-Off Award for this funny limerick: Nitroglycerin’s touchy, although It’s quite safe in the hands of a pro. Which I am. So don’t fret; I’ve had no problems yet. I’ve no fear it will ever explo― Congratulations to BRIAN ALLGAR, who wins the Special INTERNET HAZARD-Themed Limerick Award for this funny limerick: You...
Tags: Facebook, Humor, Contests, Limerick, Donald, McDonald, Jim, Robert Schechter, Melania, Dave Johnson, Limerick Award Winners, Limerick Competition, Limerick Contest, Limerick Of The Week, Limerick Writing Contest, Brian Allgar


Reviving a 2008 Mac Pro with Linux Mint

“Sleek, modern, innovative” are not words I would’ve normally used to characterize Linux, but after installing and using Linux Mint on my venerable 2008 Mac Pro this afternoon, my first impressions are just that. First, some back story. I have a custom built PC that my 11 year old daughter has been using for her school work. It started to behave oddly and refused to update to the latest version via Windows Update. I fought with the PC a few times, trying unsuccessfully to apply the latest Window...
Tags: Comics, News, Microsoft, Mac, Windows, ISO, Windows 10, Linux, Ubuntu, Mac Pro, Krita, Linux Mint, Wacom Intuos, balenaEtcher, making bootable Linux Mint ISO, Microsoft Office Krita


Short Film: Taste of Night

This eight-minute Russian film, directed by Liudmila Komrakova and released in 2017, is not what you might first expect. Described on YouTube as a Tango Film, the concentration is on dance. Dance and vampires are not strangers, however. I remember watching the Northern Ballet Theatre’s wonderful rendition of Dracula many years ago and a similar production was given filmic treatment by Guy Maddin in the form of Dracula: Pages from a Virgin’s Diary. Hell I even looked at vampire belly-dance film ...
Tags: Movies, Lucy, Dracula, Guy Maddin, Vampire, Paul Féval, Liudmila Komrakova, Northern Ballet Theatre


Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Grand Order US

This Saturday post is the weekly Type-Moon news in addition to the regular APB post on Sunday. If you have any suggestions for what to highlight on the Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup drop me a line via email or Twitter. It Has Arrived Crunchyroll finally has the Episode 0 for the Fate/Grand Order Babylon TV … Continue reading Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Grand Order US
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