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There's just no polite way to say "Buy me things", is there?
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rant is where the heart is
entry for 2003-08-05 (15:08)
In which our plucky young hero uses blockquote for its intended purpose.
(Author's Note: This isn't one of those usual chat logs, oh no. This is a nested chat log. There are levels and levels (two levels) of dialogue here, and it's just like that chapter in Godel, Escher, Bach where they were on the Ferris wheel.)
Sirilyan: I'm such a geek:
Sirilyan: It is done.
Coworker: wow. fast. thanks
Sirilyan: I could've done it faster, but then I would risk merging with the Speed Force.
byrne: Yup, lost me there.
Sirilyan: It's part of the tragic story of Barry Allen, who was the Flash. Not the first Flash, or the third Flash, and I think there's a fourth Flash now and there's also Kid Flash and the girl who's not named Flash but is Flashlike and anyway, Barry one time needed to save the universe so he ran faster and faster and faster until the Speed Force, which is a force that provides speed and is the source of his powers or something, he just ... MERGED with it. And that's why there was a third Flash.
byrne: That's some story.
I thought speed came from Eugene, OR.
Sirilyan: That was before Crisis on Infinite Earths.
(Afterword: Was that good for you? It was good for me. PS: "Use-mention distinction".)(Browse: previous or next. Notes: post or read.)
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