Quick Quotes

User avatar
Sky Alton
Comet 140
Posts: 803
Joined: Sun Sep 06, 2015 2:53 pm
Location: Gryffindor

Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Sky Alton » Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:22 pm

This week's prompt is...

An error message on a computer
From Notes from a Big Country by Bill Bryson
Warning: if a door says pull, there is absolutely no use in pushing
Image
"Does the Walker choose the path or the path the walker?" -Garth Nix
(Av/sig by Amy!)
User avatar
Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Warp 10000
Posts: 5514
Joined: Sun Dec 14, 2003 6:31 am

Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:15 am

An error message on a computer

From The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
BEFORE YOU GO, DESTROY THIS EQUIPMENT.
Image
*Avatar & Siggy by Cheeky XVIx!Cosmo* ... image by Susan Seddon Boulet
"You have the inborn natural right to remain silent. Don't think about it, don't talk about it, shuush ....... STILL." ~ Xaris
User avatar
Maxim Trevelyan
Cleansweep One
Posts: 725
Joined: Mon Aug 03, 2015 7:35 pm

Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Maxim Trevelyan » Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:09 pm

From The President is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson:
Scan completed
Number of files located: 0
Image
User avatar
Sky Alton
Comet 140
Posts: 803
Joined: Sun Sep 06, 2015 2:53 pm
Location: Gryffindor

Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Sky Alton » Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:37 am

And this week's prompt is....
Minutes from a Meeting

From Gaudy Night by Dorothy L Sayers
We shall know what things are of overmastering importance when they have overmastered us
Image
"Does the Walker choose the path or the path the walker?" -Garth Nix
(Av/sig by Amy!)
User avatar
Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Warp 10000
Posts: 5514
Joined: Sun Dec 14, 2003 6:31 am

Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:37 pm

Minutes from a Meeting

from The Disappearing Spoon and Other True Tales of Madness, Love and the History of the World from The Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean
Specifically, if surrounded by stronger-willed elements, sulfur will farm out all six of its outer-shell electrons and expand its octet into a dozenet.
Image
*Avatar & Siggy by Cheeky XVIx!Cosmo* ... image by Susan Seddon Boulet
"You have the inborn natural right to remain silent. Don't think about it, don't talk about it, shuush ....... STILL." ~ Xaris
User avatar
Maxim Trevelyan
Cleansweep One
Posts: 725
Joined: Mon Aug 03, 2015 7:35 pm

Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Maxim Trevelyan » Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:18 pm

From Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now by Maya Angelou:
What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain.
Image
User avatar
Sky Alton
Comet 140
Posts: 803
Joined: Sun Sep 06, 2015 2:53 pm
Location: Gryffindor

Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Sky Alton » Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:02 pm

This week's prompt is...
An item on a resume

From Abhorsen by Garth Nix
and I also... was... a Second Assistant Librarian and a Daughter of the Clayr, though I don't expect you know what those titles mean. I'm not at all sure myself at the moment.
Image
"Does the Walker choose the path or the path the walker?" -Garth Nix
(Av/sig by Amy!)
User avatar
Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Warp 10000
Posts: 5514
Joined: Sun Dec 14, 2003 6:31 am

Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:58 pm

An item on a resume

From Curtsies & Conspiracies by Gail Carriger
I'm that clumsy when I read and walk
Image
*Avatar & Siggy by Cheeky XVIx!Cosmo* ... image by Susan Seddon Boulet
"You have the inborn natural right to remain silent. Don't think about it, don't talk about it, shuush ....... STILL." ~ Xaris
User avatar
Prof. Amy Lupin
Tinderblast
Posts: 1680
Joined: Sat Aug 16, 2003 6:05 pm
Location: Slytherin

Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Prof. Amy Lupin » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:12 am

An item on a resume

From A Dragon of a Different Color by Rachel Aaron:
Tetris World Champion for thirty-three years running
Image

"I am only one, but I am one. I can't do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do."
- Edward Everett Hale
User avatar
Maxim Trevelyan
Cleansweep One
Posts: 725
Joined: Mon Aug 03, 2015 7:35 pm

Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Maxim Trevelyan » Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:01 pm

From The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan:
“We have trained all the famous mer-heroes! Name a famous mer-hero, and we have trained him or her!”
Image
User avatar
Sky Alton
Comet 140
Posts: 803
Joined: Sun Sep 06, 2015 2:53 pm
Location: Gryffindor

Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Sky Alton » Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:59 am

Quick Quotes will be taking a break for a while: thank you all for the amazing work you've put in flicking through your books for ideal responses.

We'll be focusing on our new game Flash Fiction for the time being. Worry not though, Quick Quotes will return!
Image
"Does the Walker choose the path or the path the walker?" -Garth Nix
(Av/sig by Amy!)
Locked

Return to “Book Club”