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Old October 31 2012, 07:51 PM   #1
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Dave Mack: The funniest sentence you've ever written

Shades of gray drifted into view from the left side of the viewscreen and soon dominiated the ships forward view.

*snortle*

Takes on a whole new meaning these days dude.
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Old October 31 2012, 08:32 PM   #2
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Re: Dave Mack: The funniest sentence you've ever written

LOL!

I actually read the book out of curiosity, and I think it's one of the cleverest trolls on humanity ever put on paper - I don't remind romance fiction at all, but ohmigod is that stuff bad. My favorite line? "Don't worry, you expand too."
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Old October 31 2012, 09:10 PM   #3
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Tom Riker wrote: View Post
Shades of gray drifted into view from the left side of the viewscreen and soon dominiated the ships forward view.

*snortle*

Takes on a whole new meaning these days dude.
If they could just re-edit the TNG series 2 finale...
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Old November 1 2012, 01:39 AM   #4
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Re: Dave Mack: The funniest sentence you've ever written

Tom Riker wrote: View Post
Shades of gray drifted into view from the left side of the viewscreen and soon dominiated the ships forward view.

*snortle*

Takes on a whole new meaning these days dude.
Were there 50 of them?

("snortle"? )
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Old November 2 2012, 09:56 PM   #5
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Re: Dave Mack: The funniest sentence you've ever written

On the subject of perfectly innocent lines that nonethless conjure amusing images in the reader's mind, my favourite is in Plagues of Night when a machine "emits a series of trills". This made me briefly picture a sequence of spotted humanoids cheerily emerging from the device like clowns out of a little car.
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Old November 2 2012, 10:01 PM   #6
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Re: Dave Mack: The funniest sentence you've ever written

I am quite frankly shocked that no Trek novel has ever (to my knowledge) contained even one Eav'oq joke.
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Old November 2 2012, 10:31 PM   #7
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Deranged Nasat wrote: View Post
On the subject of perfectly innocent lines that nonethless conjure amusing images in the reader's mind, my favourite is in Plagues of Night when a machine "emits a series of trills". This made me briefly picture a sequence of spotted humanoids cheerily emerging from the device like clowns out of a little car.
How Ev'oq-ative.
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Old November 3 2012, 06:07 PM   #8
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Re: Dave Mack: The funniest sentence you've ever written

Tom Riker wrote: View Post
Shades of gray drifted into view from the left side of the viewscreen and soon dominiated the ships forward view.

*snortle*

Takes on a whole new meaning these days dude.
And there went the drink I had in my mouth.
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Old November 3 2012, 06:59 PM   #9
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Re: Dave Mack: The funniest sentence you've ever written

It's less funny when read in context of the complete original sentence:
A titanic, pale blue gas giant with rings of varying shades of gray drifted into view from the left side of the viewscreen and soon dominated the ship’s forward view.
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Old November 5 2012, 01:42 AM   #10
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^thread killer! ;-)
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