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Favorite lines from your own writing:

 1151 KSPAM, Mon, 23rd Sep '13 7:31:34 PM from the ocean Relationship Status: THIS CONCEPT OF 'WUV' CONFUSES AND INFURIATES US!
Dolphins are assholes.
The main character showing what an idiot he is:

Rui-ling scoffed. "Fine by me. But when I win, you have to teach me everything you know."

"Alright kid, you're on. Let's make this interesting then. If I win, your life is mine to do with as I please. Deal?"

"Deal."

"Not backing out?"

"Not backing out."

"Alright then. Oh, but before we start, I'd like you to contemplate something. If you can actually manage to beat me, then what good is any training I give you gonna do?"

"..."

"Yeah, that's what I thought."
I've got new mythological machinery, and very handsome supernatural scenery.

Goodfae: a mafia web serial
 1152 Night, Mon, 23rd Sep '13 8:34:39 PM from PSNS Intrepid Relationship Status: Drift compatible
Who you are does not matter.
"What are you? A psychopath?"

"No I'm a sociopath. There's a difference."

Ironically, there is not.
"Let us look less to the sky to see what might fall; rather, let us look to each other...and rise."
 1153 JR Pictures, Mon, 23rd Sep '13 8:53:42 PM from Australia Relationship Status: In Lesbians with you
JUST WHO THE HELL DO YOU THINK I AM?!?!?
[up] That's the point [lol]

Though there actually are some differences.

edited 23rd Sep '13 8:56:12 PM by JRPictures

Don't believe yourself, believe in me.

Believe in the JR who believes in you.
Yeah, doesn’t she hang with that dork who thinks the government is run by ghouls or something? Maybe he's using her to fight fire with fire.

~A minor peripheral character only there to show my protagonist's All of the Other Reindeer status. I kind of feel like that line is a little too good for a minor character, but eh, whatever.

I was walking down a road of flames, barefoot. I was looking for the coolest spot, naturally, trying not to let the mud on my feet dry up too fast. The coals beneath my feet seemed to stretch on for miles in all directions, but there had to be an end to it somewhere. God forbid it end up in a men’s sauna. Unless it had Leon in it. Not that there was much time to think about that since the coals were suddenly turning into ninjas, all equipped with Fifi-repellant ninja spray. I countered by giving them an innocently flirtatious pose, causing watermelon juice to rain down and dissolve all of them into platypi. Three of them rubbed against my feet and that was when I finally woke up, got dressed, and went to school.

~My idea of a proper Dream Sequence. Believe it or not, there is some actual foreshadowing in there, though even if you know the context, the metaphors are still probably a little obtuse. Even I have a hard time making the mental leap from one concept to another.

 1155 Noaqiyeum, Mon, 23rd Sep '13 9:42:58 PM from Ockham Asylum Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
the it-thingy
[up][up][up] Psychopathy is not a term used by modern psychology. Sociopathy is sometimes used to refer to a person with antisocial or dissocial personality disorder, and is therefore slightly more 'correct' and specific.
Go and get your riot gear! Swing your partner all around -
We'll be dancing on the cinders as the town is burning down!
 1156 Night, Mon, 23rd Sep '13 9:46:40 PM from PSNS Intrepid Relationship Status: Drift compatible
Who you are does not matter.
[up]and[up][up][up]

Current DSM considers the terms interchangeable, and at best a description of presented symptoms of the same underlying disorder.

edited 23rd Sep '13 9:47:14 PM by Night

"Let us look less to the sky to see what might fall; rather, let us look to each other...and rise."
 1157 Noaqiyeum, Mon, 23rd Sep '13 10:47:46 PM from Ockham Asylum Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
the it-thingy
[up] Is that something that changed recently, or am I just under-read still?

At any rate, neither conveys the actual traits of the disorder(s) very accurately at all.
Go and get your riot gear! Swing your partner all around -
We'll be dancing on the cinders as the town is burning down!
 1158 JR Pictures, Mon, 23rd Sep '13 10:56:15 PM from Australia Relationship Status: In Lesbians with you
JUST WHO THE HELL DO YOU THINK I AM?!?!?
Just to finish the topic, the context of the lines this discussion came from:

"What are you? A psychopath?"

"No I'm a sociopath. There's a difference."

were in a scene not meant to be taken seriously and the character who states he's a sociopath actually has Aspergers, he just said it for jokes.
Don't believe yourself, believe in me.

Believe in the JR who believes in you.
 1159 cityofmist, Tue, 24th Sep '13 1:19:31 AM from Meanwhile City
turning and turning
Didn't almost those exact lines appear in Sherlock?
Scepticism and doubt lead to study and investigation, and investigation is the beginning of wisdom.
- Clarence Darrow
 1160 JR Pictures, Tue, 24th Sep '13 1:31:04 AM from Australia Relationship Status: In Lesbians with you
JUST WHO THE HELL DO YOU THINK I AM?!?!?
I wouldn't know, I made them up on the spot as a joke

But if you're referring to

"I'm not a psychopath, Anderson. I'm a high-functioning sociopath. Do your research."

Then no, I got no inspiration from that exchange

edited 24th Sep '13 1:32:16 AM by JRPictures

Don't believe yourself, believe in me.

Believe in the JR who believes in you.
 1161 cityofmist, Tue, 24th Sep '13 2:53:35 AM from Meanwhile City
turning and turning
Just an uncanny coincidence, then.
Scepticism and doubt lead to study and investigation, and investigation is the beginning of wisdom.
- Clarence Darrow
 1162 Dhana Ragnarok, Tue, 24th Sep '13 2:35:01 PM from Sneed's Seed & Feed (formerly Chuck's) Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
Disturbingly nice for a Mad Scientist.
Still working on this, but I'm pretty proud of it so far. Some feedback would help. :D

Little background: Dalton is a very large man and "the mad geezer / the old man" is his best friend (and a reformed Obliviously Evil torturer/serial killer. He's also a bit of a Man Child.). They, along with a young couple, where sent to Equestria. Dalton's bartender outfit, that he had been wearing so far, was damaged beyond repair and it's up to Rarity and the old man (who inexplicably proposed his help) to make him a new one.

Dalton whistled in appreciation, studying his reflection in the largest mirror the shop had to offer. His new suit was near identical to his old bartender one; it was however cut from a dark blue material, as the tailor mare didn't have enough black fabric left for someone of his...presence.

What surprised him the most, though, was that it fit perfectly. He never knew that the mad geezer could sew, and didn't expect the little horse to be able to make him such specific clothing. True to his usual brash behavior, he voiced his surprise.

Rarity was inspecting her aide's handiwork with no little amount of fascination. The ancient biped didn't let her anywhere his work, and she begrudgingly admitted that she couldn't have done something that perfect in so little time.

"I must say, this is quite impressive, darling. These hands of yours are certainly much better than our hooves for fine needle work..." She suddenly held up one of Dalton's arm with her magic, pretending not to hear his indignant yelp as she pointed excitedly at his armpit, "...but I can' t believe how natural that joint looks! That's incredible to think that no magic was involved in this! Oh, the possibilities..., " she said star-eyed.

The old man was sheepishly ruffling his hair, taking the praise in stride. "Oh, common, it isn't all that hard you know, " he said, "and it's much easier when whatever you're sewin' doesn't squirm."

His statement was followed by heavy silence.

So heavy, in fact, he couldn't help but walk to the pincushion sitting on one of the shop's desks, grab a pin and drop it to put the saying to the test. The pin met with the floor at the same time a fist - Dalton's, he guessed - met with his face. He fell to the floor, sprawled on his back. He immediately put his jaw to the test, checking for damage. Dalton, meanwhile, was standing above him and shaking his head so fast he was surprised he didn't give himself a whiplash. "Damn, I really didn't need that mental image, dumbass."
I'm not just mad at him.

I'm gonna throw him into a wood chipper, dry what comes out and SMOKE IT!
The character is talking to a really serious and formal woman who actually a vampire.

"He has my sympathies. Aaron was a bit of a scrub.”

He looked back at her confusedly. Scrub? Like the TV show?

“That isn’t a term that’s used anymore, is it?”

He shook his head.

edited 25th Sep '13 8:23:16 PM by hermiethefrog

 1164 Noaqiyeum, Thu, 26th Sep '13 9:03:18 PM from Ockham Asylum Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
the it-thingy
"Are you failing miserably at disguising your heat signature, or are you just happy to see me?"
Go and get your riot gear! Swing your partner all around -
We'll be dancing on the cinders as the town is burning down!
 1165 Avenuewriter, Fri, 27th Sep '13 12:05:25 PM from Albuquerque, NM Relationship Status: Robosexual
I'm in the empire business.
[up] Classic "or are you just happy to see me?" line.
If that's true, if you really don't know who I am, then maybe your best course would be to tread lightly...
 1166 Squeakythemaster, Mon, 30th Sep '13 1:58:17 PM from Somewhere in the U of K
Where there's will. There's a claim.
"I fought in the 'nam"

"Yeah and who the fuck didn't?"

[down] Ta

edited 1st Oct '13 8:54:44 AM by Squeakythemaster

"I'll fight you anytime, except on the toilet"
[up] Thought or fought?

Ugh, this was only the second day I’d known him and I was already walking around in what looked like a Tex Avery cartoon filled with two-dimensional space-age vehicles that looked like cuckoo clocks on wheels and buildings that roared at you. Men really were a mystery.
.

...I'm starting to worry that the more I write, the more random I'll become.

 1169 edgewalker 22, Mon, 30th Sep '13 8:05:11 PM Relationship Status: Gay for Big Boss
Lawful neutral
I wrote this about 5 AM and can't decide if it's badass or just narmtacular: "I was a beautiful killing machine: insatiable as fire, deceptive as hope, unstoppable as time."

 1170 Matues, Tue, 1st Oct '13 10:59:12 AM Relationship Status: Reincarnated romance
There's only room for one scheming she-devil here. That's going to be me, so crawl back into your little volcano before I drop a mountain on your head.
The rain in Spain tend to drain the brain of sane.
 1171 Dr Furball, Wed, 2nd Oct '13 11:23:20 PM from All Along the Watchtower Relationship Status: Dancing with myself
Friend?
Had to remove the line because I changed the plot, but...
"Hey, what's that?" "...Oh $#%*. We've got lawn gnomes."

This one I managed to keep, though:
"How do you spell 'give us the map if you want to see him alive again'?" "With an 'F', I think.
Weird in a CanDr. Furblog 3DS Friend Code: 5000-2746-6444
 1172 Dhana Ragnarok, Tue, 15th Oct '13 10:56:01 AM from Sneed's Seed & Feed (formerly Chuck's) Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
Disturbingly nice for a Mad Scientist.
"He's a special needs kid."

"That's a way to put it. Yet, I doubt 'special needs' is supposed to cover exorcism."

edited 15th Oct '13 10:56:15 AM by DhanaRagnarok

I'm not just mad at him.

I'm gonna throw him into a wood chipper, dry what comes out and SMOKE IT!
 1173 Mort 08, Fri, 18th Oct '13 11:42:03 PM from Oklahoma Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
Pirate AND writer!
The opening lines to the novel I'm slowly but surely mapping out.

Grandmother tells us that babies cannot remember being born, but I believe a part of me does. The part that dreams of bloodstained snow.
"Dad hates all our neighbors. He thinks you're an arsonist and that Hayes should get a real job instead of playing the saxophone all the time and that his dog is a nuisance.”

“Why does he think I'm an arsonist?” he asked.

“Something about you and your friend burning a bra in the back yard?”

Oh. “That only happened once."

edited 21st Oct '13 3:48:41 PM by hermiethefrog

 1175 Dhana Ragnarok, Wed, 23rd Oct '13 2:10:32 PM from Sneed's Seed & Feed (formerly Chuck's) Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
Disturbingly nice for a Mad Scientist.
"Live. Live! For the love of God, live! Fall in love, or fall in hate. Create life, create art - or destroy them. Think, feel, discover, imagine. Speak the truth or lie and deceive and cheat. Your choice, and yours alone. Life is a gift. Life is a curse. It is only as hard as you want it to be. Life is divine chaos. Embrace it. Every second of it. Forget nothing, forgive everything. Forgive yourself. Breathe. And always remember: No regrets. Just enjoy the ride... I'll be seeing you on the other side."

edited 23rd Oct '13 2:11:08 PM by DhanaRagnarok

I'm not just mad at him.

I'm gonna throw him into a wood chipper, dry what comes out and SMOKE IT!
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