Franklin Veaux (tacit) wrote,
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Weekend thoughts

DragonCon
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:



LiveJournal Drama
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

Is Tacit reckless?

Every day, in every way, Tacit makes a coke-addled rock star with a gambling problem look downright timid.
2(9.1%)
Only when he drives.
6(27.3%)
He seems levelheaded enough, mostly...
3(13.6%)
Tacit? Reckless? To him, getting Cap'n Crunch cereal *WITH* Crunch Berries is a radical act!
0(0.0%)
It will be night soon, and they mostly come at night. Mostly.
11(50.0%)

Is Tacit double-talking?

Tacit was the inspiration for "Newspeak" in George Orwell's "1984"--he's a doubleplus doubletalker!
1(4.5%)
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...
4(18.2%)
I dunno, he just seems to call 'em like he sees 'em.
8(36.4%)
Aanal, Enacku Naiimadu Kaanali!
1(4.5%)
Clarus the dogcow says "Moof! Moof!"
8(36.4%)

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!
3(13.6%)
I dunno, he seems to call 'em like he sees ;em.
4(18.2%)
Truth is beauty, and beauty truth, and Tacit's like, totally hot, and stuff.
5(22.7%)
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.
5(22.7%)
The following sentence is true. The preceding sentence is false.
5(22.7%)

Is Tacit a swindler?

Hell yes! He sold me this aluminum siding once, and I live in a BRICK HOUSE!
1(4.5%)
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.
2(9.1%)
If you ever shake hands with Tacit, better count your fingers after you're done...
1(4.5%)
I'd trust Tacit with the silverware, no sweat.
8(36.4%)
Praise "Bob"! Give me Slack or kill me!
10(45.5%)

Is Tacit a womanizer?

Tacit's never met the woman he hasn't bagged, or tried to.
1(4.5%)
Yeah, but only with *lesbian* chicks!
2(9.1%)
Tacit invests in romantic relationships even when they're difficult, which makes him a pretty lousy womanizer.
8(36.4%)
Tacit's too easily distracted to make a good womaniz--oooh! Donuts!
7(31.8%)
Are you kidding? If circumstances permitted, I'd jump Tacit in an English minute.
4(18.2%)

Is Tacit a buffoon?

Oh, no, Tacit's far too evil to be a buffoon. The fall of France in 1940? Tacit's fault!
6(27.3%)
Tacit's far too serious to poke fun at himself. That's the heart of his buffoonery.
2(9.1%)
"I do not want to be a holy man; sooner even a buffoon." The court jester is wiser than the king.
4(18.2%)
Aren't buffoons those monkeys with the red butts?
1(4.5%)
"Hello Kitty" vibrators ROCK!
9(40.9%)
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