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CONduit Reading
« on: May 16, 2005, 07:02:47 PM »
So, I see EUOL will be doing a first-ever reading from ELANTRIS at the CONduit in SLC on the 27th. What do you suppose he'll read?
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Re: CONduit Reading
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2005, 07:44:01 PM »
I'm kind of thinking he might read Raoden's first day in Elantris--it's a cool introduction that doesn't really give anything away.
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Re: CONduit Reading
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2005, 07:47:19 PM »
I'm thinking he'll do the musical number.
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Re: CONduit Reading
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2005, 11:43:29 PM »
Ah, yes, a musical number!  In that case, I vote for "The Elantrian Blues." 8)  You know, the one that goes something like . . .

Well, I got tossed into this city
Where no one wants to share,
We look all brown and creepy
An' Domi don't seem to care.

Ohhhh, yeah, I gots the Elantrian Blues
Yeah, they've really got me stuck.
I'm hungry an' tired an' bruised
An' plum run outta luck!  

See, my Dula pal's real gloomy
But I keep tryin' hard to "live"
To show my fellow zombies
They've all got a lot to give.

My daddy's been wreckin' the kingdom,
Plus my fiancé thinks I'm dead.
My toe just won't quit throbbin'
An' my captain, he went Hoed.

Yep, no doubt it's the Elantrian Blues
Boy, they really, really suck.
I'm hungry an' tired an' bruised,
An' plum run low on luck!  

Meanwhile, my baby, she done left me,
Then she stabbed me in the face.
That Derethi priest's a meanie,
An' the Dor's still outta reach.

Wellllll, the Elantrian Blues just suck,
'Cuz I'll prob'ly wind up nuts.
Man, why's the Dor all cracked up?
So Rao-less an' dang messed up?

Mmmm, well, maybe I'll never know.
Might as well go with the flow,
An' take a cool relaxin' swim
After failin' sweet Sarene again.

But wait--hey, if it ain't too late,
Perhaps I'll change my fate.
Just turn to chapter sixty-one
An' my Blue days are almost done.

Yeah, those pesky Elantrian Blues,
Oh, all my sorry Blue days,
The down and dull days,
Are allllllmost long gone.

[P.S. So . . . any other musical nominations for EUOL's first ever ELANTRIS reading?]
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Re: CONduit Reading
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2005, 12:41:07 AM »
I have no response to that.
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Re: CONduit Reading
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2005, 12:48:59 AM »
I do.

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Re: CONduit Reading
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2005, 04:50:02 PM »
Um...wow.  I'm impressed.  And a little disturbed.  :)

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Re: CONduit Reading
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2005, 01:19:11 PM »
Spriggan: just thought I'd give you a nod--I came up with the idea for Elantrian Blues after seeing your tongue-in-cheek musical number remark
Fellfrosch: come on, no response at all?
Tekiel: thanks for the big belly laugh. But are you laughing with me or at me, I wonder . . .
EUOL: glad that my lovely lyrical doggerel made an impression. But I wonder what was more disturbing--the fact that someone would/could reduce your literary masterpiece to a handful of Blues-themed verses or the fact that it works so well? ;)
Anyway, I hadn't thought to introduce myself. So I'll take care of that later on and post a little bit about me.
In the meantime, if anyone wants to put me in touch with a music agent who'd appreciate my unique talents, I'd be much obliged . . .
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Re: CONduit Reading
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2005, 10:21:46 PM »
In case no one else has formally done this, here is a link to the introduction thread, and welcome to the board CinderEllie. The second link that I posted is the forum FAQ, which you should probably look through, if you haven't already.
http://www.timewastersguide.com/boards/yabb/YaBB.cgi?board=news;action=display;num=1051196804;start=75
http://www.timewastersguide.com/boards/yabb/YaBB.cgi?board=news;action=display;num=1080380396

On a related note, are you administrative types aware that there isn't a part three to the FAQ, but there is a part four?
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Re: CONduit Reading
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2005, 10:44:29 PM »
That's the second rule: there is no part 3.
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Re: CONduit Reading
« Reply #10 on: May 20, 2005, 09:35:21 AM »
The FAQ is incomplete. Both EUOL and I have written and touched up bits, but we're also both very busy people.

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Re: CONduit Reading
« Reply #11 on: May 20, 2005, 10:14:46 AM »
Very busy enough to see Star Wars twice already, hmmm....?

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Re: CONduit Reading
« Reply #12 on: May 20, 2005, 11:24:21 AM »
tell me honestly that seeing Star Wars twice isn't more important than updating the FAQ.

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Re: CONduit Reading
« Reply #13 on: May 20, 2005, 12:52:58 PM »
Star Wars is for christmas, the FAQ is for a lifetime.
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Re: CONduit Reading
« Reply #14 on: May 20, 2005, 01:58:09 PM »
Okay, so I read thru the FAQs. (Thanks for the welcome Archon.) Then I visited this thread again, and I thought, "Hmm. Looks like staying on topic isn't a matter of life and death after all." As a n00b, though, my game plan is to stick to the rules so as not to incurr the wrath of any TWG overlords.  :)

Anyway, I'm still wondering if EUOL has decided what part of ELANTRIS he'll be reading at CONduit next Fri. Has he mentioned that anywhere? (I've read thru a lot of the threads I was interested in and I didn't see anything).
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