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TanaNari
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TanaNari

Verified Dick, Male, 38

Cutting out a man's tongue does not prove him wrong. It proves you fear his words. Now the song of my people. Feb 7, 2017

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    1. Nolrai2
      Nolrai2
      What's "Life and Death"?
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      2. Sho'vothar
        Sho'vothar
        It's the quest he's running. It's great.
        Aug 28, 2021
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      3. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        In this context, probably the pokemon quest I'm running.

        It has public executions. And soul-eating fairy goddesses. And mind-control parasites. You know, all the classic pokemon tropes.
        Aug 28, 2021
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      4. Guardian Box
        Guardian Box
        Life is a terminal sexually transmitted disease. Death is the cure.
        Aug 28, 2021
    2. civiulas
      civiulas
      Just finished Death of a Hero and I am a huge fan. I haven't gotten to the rest of the series yet, but I'll start reading the next one once I finish my run of Baldur's Gate 2.
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    3. Daytripper
      Daytripper
      Are there any works of fiction that you actually like?
      1. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        Oh, there's plenty. I must have seen dozens, probably hundreds, of legitimately good fictions.

        Just, in the "story rants" location which automatically self-selects for *being shit*, it doesn't come up often.

        But, go ahead and try to strawman yourself an ad-hominem that I just don't like fiction, instead of maybe acknowledging that having a sense of taste isn't a bad thing.
        Apr 30, 2021
      2. Daytripper
        Daytripper
        Oh I wasn’t strawmaning you I was just curious.
        Apr 30, 2021
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      3. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        I feel like listing a few titles for my own satisfaction. In brain order:

        Alone With Her. A:tLA. Gattaca. Silence of the Lambs. Terminator. Exorcist. Robocop (and TV show, but not sequels). Alien. Pan's Labyrinth. Gargoyles. Full Metal Alchemist. Cowboy Bebop. Shindler's List. Animal Farm. Clarke. Pratchett. Bluth. Gibli. DS9. Flowers for Algernon. Charlotte's Web. Where the Red Fern Grows.

        More, but chara-
        Apr 30, 2021
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    4. 2 Hot Crown Subdues the Sinful
    5. Karispyro
      Karispyro
      Just binged Amelia after finding it on QQ. Great story. Kinda disappointed it timeskipped at the end there, but it was a Worm fanfic, so I guess that's to be expected. Still, very good. Thanks for writing it.
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      2. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        Happy to hear. I got a bunch of new readers out of nowhere alluva sudden for some reason.
        Feb 21, 2021
      3. Princezilla
        Princezilla
        Probably people pissed off about how Amy was handled in Ward and looking for a pallet cleanser
        May 29, 2021
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    6. Daytripper
      Daytripper
      Sorry for being a jerk on the movie rant thread.
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      2. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        Please, that was nothing.
        Jan 30, 2021
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    7. OverMaster
      OverMaster
      You were dealt an injustice. My sympathies.
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    8. Daytripper
      Daytripper
      Do you think it’s bad for people to like Harry Potter?
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      2. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        'Bad' is a moral judgment, and for the most part one's tastes generally have nothing to do with one's moral decency. You can have impeccable tastes and still be a rat bastard (the Gentleman Villain is a popular trope for a reason), or have shit taste and be a wonderful person.
        Nov 22, 2020
    9. psyonicg
      psyonicg
      Just finished reading Amelia. And I have to say I'm blown away. While mechanically speaking, I expect there are tons of things that could be improved, emotionally speaking I was caught up in the tale from start (3 days ago) to finish (half an hour ago). You perfectly captured Worm's escalation but did it in your own way and the story of Taylia and their gradual connection was captivating. Thank you.
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      2. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        Yeah... the early game was sloppy as fuck...
        Nov 8, 2020
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    10. Daytripper
      Daytripper
      Sorry for my little tantrum in the movie thread.
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      2. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        That was a tantrum?

        Well, don't worry about it. I sure didn't.
        Oct 31, 2020
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    11. Aconitum
      Aconitum
      Loved Amelia^^ do we get a sequel? 5 years later xD
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      2. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        Sorry, I stick to original fiction these days.

        It's less popular, but more fulfilling.
        Sep 3, 2020
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    12. Megaolix
      Megaolix
      Dunno if you noticed my ping, but don't forget to pass by ooc for the game.
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    13. Widowmaker
      Widowmaker
      How've ya been?
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      3. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        Well, I'm in far better health than that, but I certainly haven't *wanted* to leave the house.
        Jul 11, 2020
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      4. Widowmaker
        Widowmaker
        I haven't been able to shop for groceries or visit the bank. Which sucks, and I'm late on my bills because I can't get to where I need to go and nobody's giving me a ride.
        And my heat-sensitivity mixed with the consistently horrid weather means it all sucks.
        Jul 11, 2020
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      5. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        Well, it won't much help with groceries unless you're in a small handful of locations, but you can generally pay bills online via your banking system. Companies like taking your money too much to refuse direct banking.
        Jul 11, 2020
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    14. russianhydra
      russianhydra
      I recently read Midara and loved it. You have mentioned that you wanted to get more readers interested in your stories. Have you considered writing a Worm fic in which Taylor with her original powers ends up in Midara world? You would probably get some people curious about your original fiction and go read it.
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      3. russianhydra
        russianhydra
        I completely understand. Admittedly, half the reason I mentioned the idea is because I want to see a character with bug control powers in a fantasy world.
        Jul 8, 2020
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      4. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        You... may have to write it, yourself. Sorry.
        Jul 8, 2020
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      5. magic9mushroom
        magic9mushroom
        Breaking In Rumia has some of this.
        Dec 1, 2020
    15. punster lv1
      punster lv1
      Sorry I don't remember from where in Spacebattles but I found Amelia and it was the only story to manage to actually make me feel bad about not getting past 5.8 in Worm.
      It probably wasn't your intention and it might not be enough to push me to finish Worm (or Amelia) but you should probably still feel proud of that, I think so anyway.
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    16. LandWhale172
      LandWhale172
      I have no idea what Amelia is about, but you did ask us to inform you of who sent us, so, ‘Every Possible Level of Fucked’ says hi XD
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    17. Ernest
      Ernest
      Just finished Amelia. 2 weeks of reading! Found it on a must read list of worm fiction and they were right! Anything else of yours I should dive into?
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      2. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        Mar 21, 2020
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    18. GLH
      GLH
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      3. GLH
        GLH
        That said, with the ocean currents about to stall/stop, we're likely going to see a lot of Europe, Canada, Russia, and Asia freeze outright while most of the equater becomes almost completely inhospital. "Fun".
        Mar 3, 2020
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      4. GLH
        GLH
        I wonder if Europe will live like Morlocs to avoid most of the environmental issues?
        Mar 3, 2020
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      5. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        There's no "expected ice age" to hit at all, let alone softer or harder, for at least the next few hundred years.

        Even if humans didn't exist, the planet would still be warming, and if past cycles are any indication (they're really not- four cycles does not a reliable predictor make even without monkeys playing God), it should remain that way for at least another three to four hundred years.
        Mar 3, 2020
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    19. magic9mushroom
      magic9mushroom
      I edited that post a minute or so after you liked it. I felt I should let you know since XenForo doesn't.
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      2. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        I stand by the like. Respectable disagreement is my most favorite thing, after all.

        All disagreeing with me means is that I'll disagree with you... I'm not the sort of sad loser who gets angry with others over a difference of opinion.
        Jan 7, 2020
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      3. magic9mushroom
        magic9mushroom
        I figured that was likely, but I still owed you the opportunity.
        Jan 7, 2020
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    20. cross_grave
      cross_grave
      I'm amazed you continue to argue with Ragnarok and his ilk, considering how intelligence-resistant they are.
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      2. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        I'm not arguing *with them*. I'm pretty sure they're narcissists, and part of that disease is an inability to listen to anyone but themselves.

        I'm arguing *for the audience*. If they're persuaded, the world shifts to my liking.

        Also, debating (arguing) is my favorite vice. And, if people like my style, perhaps they'll give my fiction a chance?

        I have many motives. Getting crazies to see reason isn't one.
        Jan 6, 2020
    21. Accelerator
      Accelerator
      Thanks for trying to help me, anyway
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    22. TricksterPriest
      TricksterPriest
      Might I tempt you into looking at the alternate history in my fic Codes & Geass?
      1. Ddmkm122 likes this.
      2. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        Sure, why the hell not?
        Dec 18, 2019
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      3. TricksterPriest
        TricksterPriest
        Happy new year. Can I ask if you ever got around to reading my work?
        Jan 2, 2021
    23. MasterOfDragonsGod
      MasterOfDragonsGod
      Where's your avatar from?
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      2. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        Sep 17, 2019
      3. llat-2
        llat-2
        That video you linked to was removed from YT.
        May 28, 2021
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      4. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        After over a year, I'm not surprised. Nor do I remember what specific scene I linked to.

        We'll both just have to go watch the entire series, to be certain we saw it.
        May 28, 2021
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    24. llat-2
      llat-2
      Been a while since Duck-man. I used to watch that show and not get some of what was going on. :)
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    25. Horton
    26. FlynnWasTaken
      FlynnWasTaken
      I found Amelia because someone asked about it on /r/Parahumans and I've spent the last week finishing it you bastard. Great story, thank you!
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      2. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        You're welcome. And thank you for taking the time to explain where I'm still getting people from.
        Feb 28, 2019
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    27. Weisser Ritter
      Weisser Ritter
      Hey TanaNari how are your superhero stories doing? Do you sell them as e-pubs anywhere? I'd actually put them in my library.

      By which I mean I'll give you shekels. Seriously I love your original fiction.
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      2. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        Thanks. I don't have any e-pubs, nor any plan to create any. I wouldn't even know where to begin on that project.

        And at this point, I'm having trouble getting myself to write, plus a bunch of IRL crap to deal with, so if you're caught up on Nothing Given, then you've seen all the work I've created in the last six months or so.
        Nov 17, 2018
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    28. Horton
      Horton
      Happy birthday!
      1. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        ... Oh, it is my birthday, isn't it?

        One step closer to oblivion!
        Aug 15, 2018
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    29. Gideon020
      Gideon020
      Man, it's been years since I've seen an episode of Duckman. I've had to watch an LP of the adventure game to fill the gap. >_<
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      2. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        Duckman is my spirit animal.
        Jul 19, 2018
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    30. Widowmaker
      Widowmaker
      When you're both incredibly horny and feeling intensely hungry, which do you handle first? Not that I'm asking for advice. Okay, that's what I'm doing. For a friend, I mean.
      1. Widowmaker
        Widowmaker
        Ah fuck it. Imma eat. It hurts so much.
        Jul 3, 2018
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      2. TanaNari
        TanaNari
        Wasn't expecting *that*. My strategy would be to microwave a bagel, and then have sex with it.

        Either that or take a nap. Nothing like chronic insomnia to teach you what the real priority is.
        Jul 3, 2018
      3. magic9mushroom
        magic9mushroom
        Are bagels immune to the usual effects of microwaves on bread?
        Sep 19, 2018
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    Price: A street level superhero re-imagining of the ancient epic tragedies. Six novels. Currently no plans to start the seventh.
    Midara: Requiem: "When the alternative is extinction, all acts, no matter how heinous, are permitted." The story of a young necromancer trying to find her place in a world that doesn't want her.
    Midara: Paradox: In which a fire elemental burns down part of a city trying to kill a princess' enslaved demon. Hundred die. They're the heroes.
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