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A British Gentleman


I am a fan of many things, particularly the fine works of Sir Terry Pratchett (may he rest in peace). After spending a long time lurking, I have elected to create an account.

Oct
3rd
2017

[Rant] Quick Question: Have You Ever Wondered What Real Scumbags Sound Like? · 8:33pm October 3rd

Greetings, my good ladies and gentlemen, on this fine Autumn evening.

To repeat the title of this blog, have you ever wondered what a real, balls-to-the-wall scumbag sounds like, when such a creature feels itself to be in the good company of its own. How they think? How their vile little brains work? I'm talking about the genuine article here: the sort of guys who make "Nigerian Prince" email scammers look like cute little girls with lemonade stands.

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Jul
29th
2017

The Emoji Movie: How to Make it Not Suck · 10:16pm July 29th

Hello again, my good ladies and gentlemen, on this fine summer evening.

Yesterday, I was rather critical of The Emoji Movie, beginning with the fact that it exists at at. It occurs to me, however, to ask: could a good story ever arise from the ashes of this cluster fuck of a film? Well:

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Jul
28th
2017

[Non-Pony] The Emoji Movie: Why Does it Exist? · 4:16pm July 28th

Greetings, my good ladies and gentlemen. Today I made a discovery whilst browsing IGN. This:

Naturally, this invokes the obvious question: why, why does this thing exist?

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Jul
18th
2017

[Non-Pony] A Rough Week: Working With Chemicals that are Not Your Friends. · 9:00pm July 18th

I have a bit of a confession, my good ladies and gentlemen: I have done little to nothing on this site for the past two weeks. I've been behind with my stories, my groups; pretty much everything. Now, there is a good reason for this: my work.

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Jun
28th
2017

The Psychology of the Internet: The Manosphere, Misogyny and Fanfics · 10:17pm June 28th

There is a well known quote by an American Evangelist by the name of Dwight L. Moody. It is thus:

"Character is what you are in the dark."

This leads to a fascinating thought experiment: if you are in a situation where you can behave as you wish, with no possibility of consequences for your actions, and no chance that those actions will ever be associated with you, what will you do?

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Jun
19th
2017

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Reviews #08: MLP · 9:49pm June 19th

Greetings my good ladies and gentlemen on this sweltering summer afternoon. I hope to find you cool, refreshed and revitalised.

Today I bring you a fic with a nasty case of split personality. Be forewarned: some of you will not, and should not, be joining me on this journey. There are bad things herein; I will outline trigger warnings below. They are appropriate in this case.

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Jun
5th
2017

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Reviews #07: DEATH BATTLE: Twilight Sparkle VS Lightning Dawn · 7:46pm June 5th

Greetings, my good ladies and gentlemen, on this fine early summer day. It is my hope to find you well fed, well rested and in a generally awesome state of being.

I shall not beat about the bush on this one: today's fic is bad. Really quite terrible. And I knew it would be so going in: this is a Death Battle fic, explicitly written to spite the author's enemies, real and imagined.

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May
30th
2017

The Blood Veneer: Mature Content vs Mature Themes in Fanfics · 10:05pm May 30th

Greetings my good ladies and gentlemen. I hope to find you all in high spirits and fine form.

I have a confession to make: when I was but a wee young lad of eleven or so, newly enrolled in year seven (the first year of secondary school) I was given a creative writing assignment as homework. My brief: write a horror story.

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Mar
22nd
2017

New Story Imminent · 11:16pm March 22nd

Greetings my good ladies and gentlemen.

After some deliberation, and a considerable amount of inspiration from FanOfMostEverything's excellent Imposing Sovereigns contest, I have written and posted a story.

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Feb
12th
2017

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Reviews #06: The Sunset Shipping Project · 9:42pm February 12th

Hello on this fine winter day, my good ladies and gentlemen. I hope to find you all in good order and in a generally awesome state of being.

Today I have a rare treat: I shall be reviewing not one, not two but seven fics, all by the same author. Before we proceed further, our snazzy scoring method:

The Good: Fics of clear high quality, showcasing the work of an excellent or promising author.

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