History YMMV / TheWarAgainstTheChtorr

19th May '18 8:46:31 AM costanton11
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* ExecutiveMeddling: Gerrold has a tendency to stray from the story of the war against the Chtorran gastropedes to write long, meandering {{Author Tract}}s about lawyers, video games, [[MostWritersAreWriters people who take advantage of writers]], etc. Editors, in turn, remorselessly chop them out. When his fandom became better established, the books were re-published [[ProtectionFromEditors with these passages restored]]. Thus the fandom discovered such [[GushingAboutWritingYouLike wonders]] as how [=McCarthy=] designed a best-selling video game as a teenager, the rise and fall of scheming producer Lester Barnstorm, and the [[http://mrmyu.tumblr.com/post/144157788113/one-of-the-most-glorious-passages-ive-ever-read Baby Cooper Dollar Bill.]]

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* ExecutiveMeddling: Gerrold has a tendency to stray from the story of the war against the Chtorran gastropedes to write long, meandering {{Author Tract}}s about lawyers, video games, [[MostWritersAreWriters people who take advantage of writers]], etc. Editors, in turn, remorselessly chop them out. When his fandom became better established, the books were re-published [[ProtectionFromEditors with these passages restored]]. Thus the fandom discovered such [[GushingAboutWritingYouLike [[SugarWiki/GushingAboutWritingYouLike wonders]] as how [=McCarthy=] designed a best-selling video game as a teenager, the rise and fall of scheming producer Lester Barnstorm, and the [[http://mrmyu.tumblr.com/post/144157788113/one-of-the-most-glorious-passages-ive-ever-read Baby Cooper Dollar Bill.]]
24th Dec '17 12:13:26 AM Kalaong
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* ValuesResonance: The Moscow Treaties -- an alliance of third-world countries forcing the US to spend billions upon billions of dollars on foreign aid through nuclear brinksmanship -- seems downright prescient in TheNewTens and [[SlobsVersusSnobs "The One Percent"]]; especially where it points out that any attempt to balance those scales through forced redistribution would only make things worse.

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* ValuesResonance: The Moscow Treaties -- an alliance of third-world countries forcing the US to spend billions upon billions of dollars on foreign aid through ''[[NukeEm nuclear brinksmanship brinksmanship]]'' -- seems downright prescient in TheNewTens and [[SlobsVersusSnobs "The One Percent"]]; especially where it points out that any attempt to balance those scales through forced redistribution would only make things worse.
23rd Dec '17 8:30:04 PM Kalaong
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* ValuesResonance: The Moscow Treaties -- an alliance of third-world countries forcing the US to spend billions upon billions of dollars on foreign aid through nuclear brinksmanship -- seems downright prescient in TheNewTens and [[SlobsVersusSnobs "The One Percent"]]; especially where it points out that any attempt to balance those scales through forcible redistribution would only make things worse.

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* ValuesResonance: The Moscow Treaties -- an alliance of third-world countries forcing the US to spend billions upon billions of dollars on foreign aid through nuclear brinksmanship -- seems downright prescient in TheNewTens and [[SlobsVersusSnobs "The One Percent"]]; especially where it points out that any attempt to balance those scales through forcible forced redistribution would only make things worse.
23rd Dec '17 8:29:43 PM Kalaong
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*ValuesResonance: The Moscow Treaties -- an alliance of third-world countries forcing the US to spend billions upon billions of dollars on foreign aid through nuclear brinksmanship -- seems downright prescient in TheNewTens and [[SlobsVersusSnobs "The One Percent"]]; especially where it points out that any attempt to balance those scales through forcible redistribution would only make things worse.
-->...they did it wrong -- they were confiscatory. And you just demonstrated to us that you can't redress old wrongs that way without creating new wrongs.
23rd Dec '17 2:43:15 AM Kalaong
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** Though admittedly, the removal of the Baby Cooper Dollar Bill story might have something to do with it being smack dab in the middle of a plotline where [=McCarthy=] engages in a vitriolic legal battle with his mother over his life savings. [[spoiler:Which ends in his mother not only [[IHaveNoSon disowning]] him, but getting a restraining order so extreme [=McCarthy=] wasn't even informed when she ''died''.]] [[EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas Even Editors Love Their Mamas]].

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** Though admittedly, the removal of the Baby Cooper Dollar Bill story might have something to do with it being smack dab in the middle of a plotline where [=McCarthy=] engages in a vitriolic legal battle with his mother over his life savings.fortune in worm bounties -- ''after'' she's spent several hours straight disparaging his military career killing worms. [[spoiler:Which ends in his mother not only [[IHaveNoSon disowning]] him, but getting a restraining order so extreme [=McCarthy=] wasn't even informed when she ''died''.]] [[EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas Even Editors Love Their Mamas]].
17th Jul '16 5:07:48 PM Kalaong
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* ExecutiveMeddling: Gerrold has a tendency to stray from the story of the war against the Chtorran gastropedes to write long, meandering {{Author Tract}}s about lawyers, video games, [[MostWritersAreWriters people who take advantage of writers]], etc. Editors, in turn, remorselessly chop them out. When his fandom became better established, the books were re-published with these passages restored. Thus the fandom discovered such [[GushingAboutWritingYouLike wonders]] as how [=McCarthy=] designed a best-selling video game as a teenager, the rise and fall of scheming producer Lester Barnstorm, and the [[http://mrmyu.tumblr.com/post/144157788113/one-of-the-most-glorious-passages-ive-ever-read Baby Cooper Dollar Bill.]]

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* ExecutiveMeddling: Gerrold has a tendency to stray from the story of the war against the Chtorran gastropedes to write long, meandering {{Author Tract}}s about lawyers, video games, [[MostWritersAreWriters people who take advantage of writers]], etc. Editors, in turn, remorselessly chop them out. When his fandom became better established, the books were re-published [[ProtectionFromEditors with these passages restored.restored]]. Thus the fandom discovered such [[GushingAboutWritingYouLike wonders]] as how [=McCarthy=] designed a best-selling video game as a teenager, the rise and fall of scheming producer Lester Barnstorm, and the [[http://mrmyu.tumblr.com/post/144157788113/one-of-the-most-glorious-passages-ive-ever-read Baby Cooper Dollar Bill.]]]]
** Though admittedly, the removal of the Baby Cooper Dollar Bill story might have something to do with it being smack dab in the middle of a plotline where [=McCarthy=] engages in a vitriolic legal battle with his mother over his life savings. [[spoiler:Which ends in his mother not only [[IHaveNoSon disowning]] him, but getting a restraining order so extreme [=McCarthy=] wasn't even informed when she ''died''.]] [[EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas Even Editors Love Their Mamas]].
17th Jul '16 4:59:13 PM Kalaong
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* ExecutiveMeddling: Gerrold has a tendency to stray from the story of the war against the Chtorran gastropedes to write long, meandering AuthorTracts about lawyers, video games, [[MostWritersAreWriters people who take advantage of writers]], etc. Editors, in turn, remorselessly chop them out. When his fandom became better established, the books were re-published with these passages restored. Thus the fandom discovered such [[GushingAboutWritingYouLike wonders]] as how [=McCarthy=] designed a best-selling video game as a teenager, the rise and fall of scheming producer Lester Barnstorm, and the [[http://mrmyu.tumblr.com/post/144157788113/one-of-the-most-glorious-passages-ive-ever-read Baby Cooper Dollar Bill.]]

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* ExecutiveMeddling: Gerrold has a tendency to stray from the story of the war against the Chtorran gastropedes to write long, meandering AuthorTracts {{Author Tract}}s about lawyers, video games, [[MostWritersAreWriters people who take advantage of writers]], etc. Editors, in turn, remorselessly chop them out. When his fandom became better established, the books were re-published with these passages restored. Thus the fandom discovered such [[GushingAboutWritingYouLike wonders]] as how [=McCarthy=] designed a best-selling video game as a teenager, the rise and fall of scheming producer Lester Barnstorm, and the [[http://mrmyu.tumblr.com/post/144157788113/one-of-the-most-glorious-passages-ive-ever-read Baby Cooper Dollar Bill.]]
17th Jul '16 4:58:43 PM Kalaong
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* ExecutiveMeddling: Gerrold has a tendency to stray from the story of the war against the Chtorran gastropedes to write long, meandering AuthorTracts about lawyers, video games, [[MostWritersAreWriters people who take advantage of writers]], etc. Editors, in turn, remorselessly chop them out. When his fandom became better established, the books were re-published with these passages restored. Thus the fandom discovered such [[GushingAboutWritingYouLike wonders]] as how [=McCarthy=] designed a best-selling video game as a teenager, the rise and fall of scheming producer Lester Barnstorm, and the [[http://mrmyu.tumblr.com/post/144157788113/one-of-the-most-glorious-passages-ive-ever-read Baby Cooper Dollar Bill.]]
18th Jun '13 5:44:25 AM SeptimusHeap
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* HighOctaneNightmareFuel: Some of the aliens and the stuff that they do is really unsettling.

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* HighOctaneNightmareFuel: NightmareFuel: Some of the aliens and the stuff that they do is really unsettling.
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