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By ana (Fri Sep 19, 2008 at 12:09:05 PM EST) (all tags)
This weekend! 


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48 hours, ok by Kellnerin (2.00 / 0) #1 Fri Sep 19, 2008 at 04:28:25 PM EST
Well, not this 48 hours, for me at least, but -- sci-fi and fantasy in one sub 1500-word story? Eeeeevil. Good luck with the submissions.

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thx by ana (2.00 / 0) #2 Fri Sep 19, 2008 at 05:06:06 PM EST
Perhaps I should have warned people ahead of time.

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the timing? by Kellnerin (2.00 / 0) #3 Sat Sep 20, 2008 at 05:12:01 AM EST
I was duly warned, but the other deadlines swirling around me dictate that if I write 1492 words about any one subject, it better be about how to administer a certain Web application.

As for the genre? That's part of the challenge, so you can't give that away. Cool theme, though. Now that I think about it, I can almost incorporate everything into one piece:

Version 5.0 rose from the ashes of version 4.8. The nascent phoenix raised its head, slowly at first, then proudly. Stretched out one wing and then the other. Then, in a red-orange streak it took to the sky, seeking new users to authenticate. It left a trail of HTTP packets in its wake, with the tantalizing promise, this version offers brand-new capabilities and increased performance ...


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Heee by ana (2.00 / 0) #4 Sat Sep 20, 2008 at 05:54:59 AM EST
s/Red-Orange/Octorene and you have it (see The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett)

"And this ... is a piece of Synergy." --Kellnerin

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