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Apr
23
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Wiki Wednesday: The Wilde-Huxley Installation
Posted by Bookworm Hienrichs on April 23, 2014 at 6:32am

We often speak of Morningtonization.  However, Victor's not the only one.  The Wilde-Huxley hospital and hall, created by Blackberry Harvey, went through many iterations also.  At one point, it was under the Vernian Sea.

Apr
22
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The Imperial Suite
Posted by Martin Malus on April 22, 2014 at 9:50pm

THUMP. ‘Finally,’ thought Malus, ‘they are on their way.’ THUMP. You need to grip him tighter at the ankles, he heard Tobias’s complain from the stairway leading from the bar to the boarding house above the Gangplank.

“Why is he so friggin’ heavy?” Kaylee cursed. He ain’t all that tall.”

“You have the mechanical arms. You should be able to carry him without me to...

Apr
22
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The Royal Dinner
Posted by Martin Malus on April 22, 2014 at 9:40am ...3 replies

Emperor Crumb responded promptly to the Gangplank’s offer. Although he had finished his dinner nearly three hours ago, he was still sitting at his preferred table, enjoying the hospitality of the bar.

“How many is that?” Malus asked when Kaylee returned to the kitchen to report.

“Beats me,” Kaylee shrugged. “I’m just pourin’; stopped countin’ ‘bout an hour ‘n a half ago.”

“At this rate that old fart is going to...

Apr
22
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Bees attack urchins! Sweeping the chimney becomes impossible!
Posted by Elina Koskinen on April 22, 2014 at 8:46am

I was checking up on my bees yesteday when I noticed something quite peculiar - the bees seemed somehow restless and did not act in the calm manner they usually do. I tried playing the violin to them but it was to little avail.

Unfortunately just at this moment Watson had invited two aspiring sweeps, Myrtil and Jimmy, to check up on our much clogged up chimney. Everything went according to the plan, until the children climbed on the...

Apr
20
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A strange discovery on reviving the already perished
Posted by Katri Kaligawa on April 20, 2014 at 12:11pm ...1 replies

April 20th

 I recently purchased a box full of medical texts and old notebooks belonging to my
recently deceased colleague Dr. S-. Only two days ago did I go through all the
notebooks and journals, most of them being old editions of New Babbage medical
journal and rather outdated surgery textbooks. Among the more interesting ones
was a small book on applications for biomechanology.

 As I opened...

Apr
19
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The Abandoned Urchin Republic
Posted by Beryl Strifeclaw on April 19, 2014 at 6:40pm ...2 replies

Beryl tucked Arnold’s head under their arm after removing him from a muddy ditch as it growled, “If I wasn’t just a head right now I’d have thrown dignity to the wind and stormed away from you.”

 “We’re in this together, Arnold.” Beryl said as he started the journey towards the cities gates. Amused, he added, “Besides, when have you ever had dignity?”

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