DragonCon is a large, busy science fiction convention held every year in Atlanta. No, sadly, we didn't go. bandage and M were able to attend this year, together with a large group of friends, but we, alas, were not.
So instead we spent the weekend with moonshadowdance, lightgatherer, their partner Chris, ucertola, and a group of other friends.
We had a blast.
What every evil genius needs...
...is a good archnemesis. And I believe I've found just the person.
He has all the qualities one generally looks for in an archnemesis: he's intelligent, we see eye to eye on most things, we get along very well, our philosophies and worldview are generally compatible. There's just one catch: He's not a superhero, he's an evil genius as well.
But I figure I can overlook that. After all, the "evil genius/superhero" thing has been done to death anyway.
So without further ado, I give you:
Yesterday, a friend of mine referred me to a journal whose author, who I will call "Junior" to protect the guilty, referred to me as "a reckless, double-talking, lying, swindling, womanizing buffoon." I was quite disappointed that he left out "scruffy-looking" as well. I've always rather enjoyed being referred to as "scruffy-looking."
In any event, since this is LJ, and LJ is all about drama, after all, I thought I'd put it to a vote. So, today's question, boys and girls, is: "Is Tacit a reckless, double-talking, lying, swindling, womanizing buffoon?" Ready? Here we go!
Poll #175031 Tacit's True Nature
Open to: All, detailed results viewable to: Friends, participants: 22
Is Tacit reckless?
|Every day, in every way, Tacit makes a coke-addled rock star with a gambling problem look downright timid.|
|Only when he drives.|
|He seems levelheaded enough, mostly...|
|Tacit? Reckless? To him, getting Cap'n Crunch cereal *WITH* Crunch Berries is a radical act!|
|It will be night soon, and they mostly come at night. Mostly.|
Is Tacit double-talking?
|Tacit was the inspiration for "Newspeak" in George Orwell's "1984"--he's a doubleplus doubletalker!|
|Well, let's just say Tacit would make an excellent cult leader. Or North Korean dictator. In fact, there was this one time when Tacit and Henry Kissenger...|
|I dunno, he just seems to call 'em like he sees 'em.|
|Aanal, Enacku Naiimadu Kaanali!|
|Clarus the dogcow says "Moof! Moof!"|
Is Tacit a liar?
|Are you kidding? Tacit is like the board of directors of Enron, the chief financial officer of Worldcom, and the security team at Microsoft all rolled into one!|
|I dunno, he seems to call 'em like he sees ;em.|
|Truth is beauty, and beauty truth, and Tacit's like, totally hot, and stuff.|
|Only try to realise the truth...there is no spoon. Then you will see that it is not the spoon that bends, it is only yourself.|
|The following sentence is true. The preceding sentence is false.|
Is Tacit a swindler?
|Hell yes! He sold me this aluminum siding once, and I live in a BRICK HOUSE!|
|You know those emails that say some guy in Nigeria will wire twenty-one million dollars into your bank account if you send him your account number? That's Tacit.|
|If you ever shake hands with Tacit, better count your fingers after you're done...|
|I'd trust Tacit with the silverware, no sweat.|
|Praise "Bob"! Give me Slack or kill me!|
Is Tacit a womanizer?
|Tacit's never met the woman he hasn't bagged, or tried to.|
|Yeah, but only with *lesbian* chicks!|
|Tacit invests in romantic relationships even when they're difficult, which makes him a pretty lousy womanizer.|
|Tacit's too easily distracted to make a good womaniz--oooh! Donuts!|
|Are you kidding? If circumstances permitted, I'd jump Tacit in an English minute.|
Is Tacit a buffoon?
|Oh, no, Tacit's far too evil to be a buffoon. The fall of France in 1940? Tacit's fault!|
|Tacit's far too serious to poke fun at himself. That's the heart of his buffoonery.|
|"I do not want to be a holy man; sooner even a buffoon." The court jester is wiser than the king.|
|Aren't buffoons those monkeys with the red butts?|
|"Hello Kitty" vibrators ROCK!|