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TheAncientPolitzanian


"Why in the world are we here? Surely not to live in pain and fear?" – John Lennon

Jul
8th
2021

The oldest story on FIMFiction just turned 10 years old. Let's talk about that. · 3:58pm July 8th

On July 8th, 2011 — 10 years ago today — The Greatest Equine Who has Ever Lived!, a short story by Sethisto, was published to FIMFiction:

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Apr
28th
2021

Freedom from the Cold Winter (AKA: Back from Hiatus) · 8:12pm April 28th

Hey, y'all. Been a while, hasn't it?

I know I've said this time and time again, but I cannot apologize enough for the unannounced hiatus. To put it simply, 2020 was a pretty crazy time; in the world at large, obviously, but also, to some extent, within the fandom itself. And, well, I'm afraid I just couldn't keep up with it all. I tried, mind you—I really did—but I just couldn't bring myself to finish any of the things I started. My heart just wasn't in it.

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Jun
4th
2020

Shaking like static on a late-night TV. · 5:02pm Jun 4th, 2020

Hey, look, it's the semi-monthly reminder that I still exist!

Sorry for the continued disappearing act; I think I can speak for everyone when I say the year so far has been absurd beyond our wildest expectations. Long story short, I got swept up in the wave and all my plans started eroding.

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Feb
11th
2020

Chipping Away at the Wordless Expanses · 10:38pm Feb 11th, 2020

I really wanted to get an entry done for the Young Six contest Miller Minus was hosting, but, well... that didn't pan out. Long story short, I got intimidated by all the big names joining the contest group, became paranoid that all my story ideas were terrible and I'd just end up completely embarrassing myself in front of some of my favorite active writers on this site, and by the time the deadline arrived I hadn't actually

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Dec
25th
2019

Merry Christmas, Everybody! · 5:48pm Dec 25th, 2019

"So here it is, merry Christmas!
Everybody's having fun.
Look to the future now,
it's only just begun..."

I'm sure your feeds are already blowing up with holiday greetings, but I'm also sure that adding another to the metaphorical snowpile can't hurt.

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Dec
1st
2019

My thoughts on the ongoing Kaleidoscope drama. · 2:40am Dec 1st, 2019

I feel bad for all those Kaleidoscope writers. I really do. Those people and the stories they put so much time and effort into creating deserve so much better than getting downvote-spammed. Hell, some of my most hated ponyfics of all time have better like-to-dislike ratios than that.

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Nov
17th
2019

A little birthday gift, from me to you. · 5:50pm Nov 17th, 2019

Hey there!

As it so happens, today is my birthday.

And so, in a subversion of the usual tradition, I figured I'd give a gift to you all.

The thing is, when it comes to writing, I tend to be VERY sporadic. I'll have one idea, work on that for a bit, then get a second idea and work on that for a bit, and then I'll want to work on the first idea again, and then I’ll get a THIRD idea, and it just kinda spirals from there.

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Oct
14th
2019

tfw one of your favorite characters to write becomes hated by half the fandom · 10:48pm Oct 14th, 2019

I swear, I have six different unfinished story blurbs in which Discord plays a major role and now I'm going to spend the entire writing process terrified that the moment I publish them someone's going to shout "RAR RAR DISCORD IS THE DEVIL, DOWNVOTE DOWNVOTE DOWNVOTE."

Am I being silly and/or paranoid? Maybe, I don't know.

...What do you all think? please let me know

Oct
13th
2019

Don't Look Back In Anger · 1:34am Oct 13th, 2019

Well. that's that, I suppose. There've been plenty of ups, and plenty of downs. Where exactly these final three episode lie on that spectrum remains to be truly seen; to say there's some debate would be an understatement. Personally, while it's far from perfect, I think there are far worse notes for a show to go out on.

But that's just me. You do you.

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Oct
2nd
2019

A sequel to "Familial Words" is on the way! · 11:01pm Oct 2nd, 2019

Remember that one story I wrote a few months back, Familial Words?

Well, shortly after it was published, OmniFox left this comment on it:

Twilight should invite the rest of the family for this special occasion.

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