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Old November 7 2012, 02:36 AM   #31
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Re: The Morning After by truespock...

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Life is full of things we "shouldn't have to" defend or explain. The very fact that your piece has been met with such reaction however, provides an ample opportunity for you to expound on your ideas and the origins of your conceptualization of this story. Why did you write it? What was its inspiration? What motivated your plot? Is there any motivation?

These are not attacks. These are questions.

Perhaps I shouldn't have been so blunt with my disgust over your story. Perhaps I should. I don't know. All I know is I am genuinely trying to engage you in a legitimate discussion right now. I'm open to hearing your motivations in writing this piece, because as it stands I don't really think much of it. As the writer, I would think you would want to collect as many supporters of your work as possible, and part of that involves what i like to call "creative negotiation" - in simpler terms, convince me why I'm wrong to dislike your story.

To answer your question (pointless as it obviously is to continue to respond to this malicious idiocy on your parts),
I sincerely do not believe my posts are the ones that are idiotic here.

I originally posted this pair of stories on a Trek site that was being overrun with a barrage of terribly graphic and discomforting slash pieces by ONE PERSON, who apparently just got a kick out of rubbing the rest of our faces in it. My stories seemed, at the time AND now, to be a creative means to express the more traditional viewpoint.
So you posted these here because...? To share your literary skill? To express your frustration about an issue none of us knew about? Is the person these stories were meant for even a member here?

I've intended no 'basis in hate' and tend to think that I have understood the message of tolerance inherent in Star Trek
Really. Would you care to cite an example in support of that claim?

(certainly NOT something which I am seeing any hint of in THIS group's responses to me!) at least as well as any of the rest of you do.
You're still posting here, despite the fact that nobody likes what you have to say. You're still a member here despite the fact that your story sends an overtly ignorant and prejudiced message. I'm trying my damnedest to be the better person here and try to understand where you're coming from. You aren't making that easy.

I considered my stories to be a gentle, non-confrontational notice to the gleeful slasher in question that perhaps she might do well to seek out a more appropriate venue for what many of the rest of us viewed as simple and offensive pornography.
"Non-confrontational to the gleeful slasher"? How are the gay and lesbian members here supposed to interpret it?

"Seek out a more appropriate venue"? Like you did, posting these stories here where none of us would have any inkling about what these stories were written for to begin with?

Ironically (NOT!), my position on this subject is IDENTICAL to what I said about 'Elementary"...which ALSO caused an inordinate number of you to crap your cyber-pants on the spot:
Dude. Telling you your critique of a show is full of shit is not the same as crapping our cyber-pants. I'm not interested in fighting about that argument here.


You make a big cry for the integrity of original, well-established iconic characters. Where did Kirk ever express anything resembling judgment or hatred toward gays and lesbians?

You're trying to use satire without actually understanding what satire is; instead of taking the time to learn, you're just bludgeoning us over the head with your opposite view and calling it "integrity."

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Old November 7 2012, 02:49 AM   #32
Re: The Morning After by truespock...

Once again, you've all proved to me, in record time, that there is nothing for me here AND (quite unnecessarily) bolstered my 'faith' in humanity into the bargain. Thanks for the ride, kids.

Best wishes to all and good'll NEED it!
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Old November 7 2012, 02:51 AM   #33
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Re: The Morning After by truespock...

Yeah, well, since there doesn't seem to be much of a point to this thread, I'm closing it before the conversation gets too heated.
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