History Quotes / ShownTheirWork

19th Apr '16 12:06:38 AM erforce
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->''"Well, folks, I hope you're ready for the patented Tom Batiuk brand of Comedepression™ to take on the thrilling world of comic book collecting, because it's going to happen whether you want it to or not... this one is far and away my favorite because of how Holly appears to age about fifteen years in two panels. Seriously, it's like learning about collecting comics is the equivalent of [[Franchise/IndianaJones the Nazis opening the Ark of the Covenant.]]\\\

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->''"Well, folks, I hope you're ready for the patented Tom Batiuk brand of Comedepression™ to take on the thrilling world of comic book collecting, because it's going to happen whether you want it to or not... this one is far and away my favorite because of how Holly appears to age about fifteen years in two panels. Seriously, it's like learning about collecting comics is the equivalent of [[Franchise/IndianaJones [[Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk the Nazis opening the Ark of the Covenant.]]\\\



-->--'''Chris Sims''' [[http://comicsalliance.com/funkywatch-december-2013-most-depressing-funky-winkerbean-and-crankshaft-strips/ on]] ''ComicStrip/FunkyWinkerbean''

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-->--'''Chris -->-- '''Chris Sims''' [[http://comicsalliance.com/funkywatch-december-2013-most-depressing-funky-winkerbean-and-crankshaft-strips/ on]] ''ComicStrip/FunkyWinkerbean''



-->-- '''[[http://www.goodreads.com/interviews/show/537.David_Mitchell David Mitchell]]''' (the author of ''Literature/CloudAtlas'', not [[DavidMitchell the comedian]])

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-->-- '''[[http://www.goodreads.com/interviews/show/537.David_Mitchell David Mitchell]]''' (the author of ''Literature/CloudAtlas'', not [[DavidMitchell [[Creator/DavidMitchell the comedian]])
30th Nov '15 4:07:24 PM StFan
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->''"You know, concussions are actually a serious, traumatic neurological-injury. It’s not like in the movies where you can just hit somebody in the head and have them pass out just for the sake of a plot device."''

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->''"You know, concussions are actually a serious, traumatic neurological-injury. It’s It's not like in the movies where you can just hit somebody in the head and have them pass out just for the sake of a plot device."''



->''"The geology and stones of VideoGame/DwarfFortress are based on [[RealLife real-world]] [[ShownTheirWork geology and mineralogy]]. To understand the terms used here, you may want to crack open a geology textbook (a high school one should suffice). If you don't happen to have one close by, the Wiki/{{Wikipedia}} articles for geology, mineralogy, or the terms in question might help."''

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->''"The geology and stones of VideoGame/DwarfFortress are based on [[RealLife real-world]] [[ShownTheirWork geology and mineralogy]]. To understand the terms used here, you may want to crack open a geology textbook (a high school high-school one should suffice). If you don't happen to have one close by, the Wiki/{{Wikipedia}} articles for geology, mineralogy, or the terms in question might help."''



->''"Well, folks, I hope you're ready for the patented Tom Batiuk brand of Comedepression™ to take on the thrilling world of comic book collecting, because it's going to happen whether you want it to or not... this one is far and away my favorite because of how Holly appears to age about fifteen years in two panels. Seriously, it's like learning about collecting comics is the equivalent of [[IndianaJones the Nazis opening the Ark of the Covenant.]]\\\

to:

->''"Well, folks, I hope you're ready for the patented Tom Batiuk brand of Comedepression™ to take on the thrilling world of comic book collecting, because it's going to happen whether you want it to or not... this one is far and away my favorite because of how Holly appears to age about fifteen years in two panels. Seriously, it's like learning about collecting comics is the equivalent of [[IndianaJones [[Franchise/IndianaJones the Nazis opening the Ark of the Covenant.]]\\\



-->--'''Chris Sims''' [[http://comicsalliance.com/funkywatch-december-2013-most-depressing-funky-winkerbean-and-crankshaft-strips/ on]] ''{{Funky Winkerbean}}''

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-->--'''Chris Sims''' [[http://comicsalliance.com/funkywatch-december-2013-most-depressing-funky-winkerbean-and-crankshaft-strips/ on]] ''{{Funky Winkerbean}}''
''ComicStrip/FunkyWinkerbean''
14th Nov '15 11:37:10 PM nombretomado
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-->-- '''RogerEbert'''

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-->-- '''RogerEbert'''
'''Creator/RogerEbert'''
4th Feb '15 5:06:53 AM LahmacunKebab
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->''"Well, folks, I hope you're ready for the patented Tom Batiuk brand of Comedepression™ to take on the thrilling world of comic book collecting, because it's going to happen whether you want it to or not...this one is far and away my favorite because of how Holly appears to age about fifteen years in two panels. Seriously, it's like learning about collecting comics is the equivalent of [[IndianaJones the Nazis opening the Ark of the Covenant.]]\\\

to:

->''"Well, folks, I hope you're ready for the patented Tom Batiuk brand of Comedepression™ to take on the thrilling world of comic book collecting, because it's going to happen whether you want it to or not... this one is far and away my favorite because of how Holly appears to age about fifteen years in two panels. Seriously, it's like learning about collecting comics is the equivalent of [[IndianaJones the Nazis opening the Ark of the Covenant.]]\\\
4th Feb '15 5:04:59 AM LahmacunKebab
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->''"And the award for the most pretentious title goes too…'Wrongs Darker than Death or Night'! In a hotly competitive race against other stalemates such as 'Nor the Battle to the Strong', 'The Darkness and the Light', 'Ties of Blood and Water' and '[[AltumVidetur Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges]]', this has to be the most tongue twistingly over the top episode title. Especially when the wrongs aren’t anywhere near as dark as death or night. I realise a lot of these titles have been selected from poems and sayings but the sad truth of the matter is that plenty of poetry and proverbs are pretty pretentious, too."''

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->''"And the award for the most pretentious title goes too…'Wrongs too... 'Wrongs Darker than Death or Night'! In a hotly competitive race against other stalemates such as 'Nor the Battle to the Strong', 'The Darkness and the Light', 'Ties of Blood and Water' and '[[AltumVidetur Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges]]', this has to be the most tongue twistingly over the top episode title. Especially when the wrongs aren’t anywhere near as dark as death or night. I realise a lot of these titles have been selected from poems and sayings but the sad truth of the matter is that plenty of poetry and proverbs are pretty pretentious, too."''



->''"...Uh, so this is how {{Hideo Kojima}} [[VisualNovel/{{Snatcher}} picks up women in bars, basically; he flexes his biology dick.]]"''

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->''"... Uh, so this is how {{Hideo Kojima}} [[VisualNovel/{{Snatcher}} picks up women in bars, basically; he flexes his biology dick.]]"''
17th Dec '14 10:11:02 PM johnnyfog
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->''"Amateur writers love to precede their own prose with quotations."''
-->-- '''RogerEbert'''



->''"[[GunsmithCats Is there a gun in your story?]] [[GunPorn Do you feel a need to mention the exact make and model of the gun?]] The gun may be too important to your story."''

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->''"[[GunsmithCats Is !!!On works
->''"Amateur writers love to precede their own prose with quotations."''
-->-- '''RogerEbert'''

->''"And the award for the most pretentious title goes too…'Wrongs Darker than Death or Night'! In a hotly competitive race against other stalemates such as 'Nor the Battle to the Strong', 'The Darkness and the Light', 'Ties of Blood and Water' and '[[AltumVidetur Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges]]', this has to be the most tongue twistingly over the top episode title. Especially when the wrongs aren’t anywhere near as dark as death or night. I realise a lot of these titles have been selected from poems and sayings but the sad truth of the matter is that plenty of poetry and proverbs are pretty pretentious, too."''
-->-- '''[[http://www.docohobigfinish.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/deep-space-nine-season-six.html Doc Oho]]''' on ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine''

->''"Is
there a gun in your story?]] [[GunPorn story? Do you feel a need to [[GunPorn mention the exact make and model of the gun?]] The gun may be too important to your story."''
26th Jul '14 9:17:42 PM johnnyfog
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As someone who worked in comics retail for six years, I can confirm this is accurate."''\\

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As someone who worked in comics retail for six years, I can confirm this is accurate."''\\"''
26th Jul '14 9:17:29 PM johnnyfog
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->''Amateur writers love to precede their own prose with quotations.''

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->''Amateur ->''"Amateur writers love to precede their own prose with quotations.''"''


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->''"Well, folks, I hope you're ready for the patented Tom Batiuk brand of Comedepression™ to take on the thrilling world of comic book collecting, because it's going to happen whether you want it to or not...this one is far and away my favorite because of how Holly appears to age about fifteen years in two panels. Seriously, it's like learning about collecting comics is the equivalent of [[IndianaJones the Nazis opening the Ark of the Covenant.]]\\\
As someone who worked in comics retail for six years, I can confirm this is accurate."''\\
-->--'''Chris Sims''' [[http://comicsalliance.com/funkywatch-december-2013-most-depressing-funky-winkerbean-and-crankshaft-strips/ on]] ''{{Funky Winkerbean}}''
22nd Oct '12 8:41:37 PM johnnyfog
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->''Amateur writers love to precede their own prose with quotations.''
-->-- '''RogerEbert'''
9th Oct '12 4:15:58 PM nombretomado
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-->-- '''[[http://www.goodreads.com/interviews/show/537.David_Mitchell David Mitchell]]''' (the author of ''CloudAtlas'', not [[DavidMitchell the comedian]])

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-->-- '''[[http://www.goodreads.com/interviews/show/537.David_Mitchell David Mitchell]]''' (the author of ''CloudAtlas'', ''Literature/CloudAtlas'', not [[DavidMitchell the comedian]])
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