John the Vagrant

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Hahah asshole. :lol: What I MEANT was that you took a strange interpretation and tried to connect it to DBZ, which-- and this I can assure you of; is not even close to what I was going for. I mean to say that what you said was the equivalent of saying that Moby-Dick represented Northern Ireland. Thanks for insulting my writing, too, though. :lol:

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I dunno about that, man. He made up identified a theme in your piece and compared it to how it's developed in another work of fiction. English teachers would love him, until they realized he was talking about DBZ.
Police said they spent some time working out if they could charge the man with being armed with a weapon, as technically he was armed with part of a fish.

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Oldrac the Chitinous wrote:I dunno about that, man. He made up identified a theme in your piece and compared it to how it's developed in another work of fiction. English teachers would love him, until they realized he was talking about DBZ.
He should claim it's an obscure work by a sci-fi writer like Isaac Asimov, who wrote so much in his life time that hardly anyone has bothered to go through it all, then replace all of the character names with awkward puns.

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I'm a little confused.

The first time I read it, I thought the implication was that John became the Devil (lucifer) except he'd already existed so I was confused.

The second time I thought maybe Lucifer was wondering why he existed if God was gonna hand out the punishments.

The third time just reassured me that I don't understand the final line.

Please inform my little brain. (besides my inability to understand simple things, I liked the read)
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It's simple. A dude existed, he was wiped from existance, but instead of saying he was wiped away, the dude who went to get him wiped forgot why he was there once the dude was wiped because he no longer had a reason that existed to be there in the first place.
Just like an std, will never fully go away.

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It really is a clever piece of writing, and I have to say that overall it reminded me of Asimov's short story 'The Last Question'. Completely different subject matter, but I had the same wry smile at the end.
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Ah I get it. Thank you, Ahmet.*

*that felt strange
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Edminster wrote:It really is a clever piece of writing, and I have to say that overall it reminded me of Asimov's short story 'The Last Question'. Completely different subject matter, but I had the same wry smile at the end.
It is kind of similar, isn't it? I hadn't noticed it but in terms of style it ends in a very similar way. That's strange and completely unintentional, but I did like The Last Question quite a bit.
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Basically Ahmet's explanation. John never existed, so Lucifer cannot remember him or the significance of John's punishment.

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I... I just thought he was getting old. Like leaving the milk in the oven, or shooting the cat.

That Lucifer is a wily bird!
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Lucifer os a bired.
Pretty hotlike that lesbain thing

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Cirtur wrote:Lucifer os a bired.
Pretty hotlike that lesbain thing
Give it a day, and you won't know what you were trying to say.

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They need to do way instain mother.
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I think he's trying to say that Satan is a hot lady, and warrants a fetish as popular as lesbian porn.
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Apocalyptus wrote:I think he's trying to say that Satan is a hot lady, and warrants a fetish as popular as lesbian porn.
This is as good a theory as any other.

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Wasn't she a hot lady in Bedazzled? I forgot who played Satan.
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