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    Quote Originally Posted by 2003TIDE View Post
    Is that even a sentence
    It is word for word out of a book on writing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IMALOYAL1 View Post
    It is word for word out of a book on writing.
    Ah, I see, plagiarism.
    "And believe me, to have been in the city of Tuscaloosa in October when you were young and full of Early Times and had a shining Alabama gal by your side--to have had all that and then to have seen those red shirts pour onto the field, and, then, coming behind them, with that inexorable big cat walk of his, the man himself, The Bear--that was very good indeed." Howell Raines, a Washington correspondent for the New York Times.

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    Re: We do not allow profanity on this message board

    Quote Originally Posted by MegaVars View Post
    Ah, I see, plagiarism.
    Yes. hint the ....I.A. It's from a chapter on dialog. The author is Isaac Asimov.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IMALOYAL1 View Post
    Yes. hint the ....I.A. It's from a chapter on dialog. The author is Isaac Asimov.
    The Sci-Fi author.
    "And believe me, to have been in the city of Tuscaloosa in October when you were young and full of Early Times and had a shining Alabama gal by your side--to have had all that and then to have seen those red shirts pour onto the field, and, then, coming behind them, with that inexorable big cat walk of his, the man himself, The Bear--that was very good indeed." Howell Raines, a Washington correspondent for the New York Times.

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    Re: We do not allow profanity on this message board

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    It's actually a line form a Charles Dickens novel.
    Funny you should bring that up. Just a paragraph earlier he uses dialog from Nicholas Nickleby as an example of ornate dialog.

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    The Sci-Fi author.
    Yes, one of my favorite authors.

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    Re: We do not allow profanity on this message board

    Quote Originally Posted by IMALOYAL1 View Post
    Yes. hint the ....I.A. It's from a chapter on dialog. The author is Isaac Asimov.
    Geek.

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    That has to be a record for most commas ever used in a sentence.

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    Mod's, thanks for this rule of which I will gladly abide ! Roll Tide Roll !!!!
    By the way, what is this ttt?
    To The Top (of the Topics column).

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    ttt. Thanks to everyone who abides by this policy.
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    To I'maloyal1. If haven't already read it, there is a short story by Asimov called...."The Last Question". It was my favorite.

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    Thanks for keeping it clean!! I appreciate TideFans.com very much. Keep up the good work..."A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver."
    Roll Tide and pound the barn!! Happy Thanksgiving all.

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    I suppose no barners will be allowed to post tomorrow evening?
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