Page 965 - Telephone Claim

26th Sep 2017, 6:00 AM in The Best Night Ever, Part 1
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Telephone Claim
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Newbiespud 26th Sep 2017, 6:00 AM edit delete
Okay, had to buy myself one more page of time...

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Skorzah 26th Sep 2017, 6:01 AM edit delete reply
I feel your pain, my friend. I have a hard enough time with normal dialogue. Especially if my character has a low intelligence.
ChaoticBrain 26th Sep 2017, 8:52 AM edit delete reply
Low intelligence? Isn't it harder to write for a character with high intelligence, since you have to use a wider vocabulary range?
Platonix 26th Sep 2017, 9:36 AM edit delete reply
If the PLAYER has a high intelligence and an impressive vocabulary, it can sometimes be difficult to remember to avoid high-level words the low-INT character shouldn't know. Speaking from experience.
Super_Big_Mac 26th Sep 2017, 11:25 AM edit delete reply
I think it's rather simple
To write a rhyming speech!
It's not as hard as courting
A Siren on the beach!

The thing you must remember
Is the meter in which you've writ.
If you can't write in haiku,
A limerick you might commit!

But even if the limerick flops
It's easy to come back
And write a little ABCB poem
To spell out your attack!
Winged Cat 26th Sep 2017, 12:49 PM edit delete reply
Winged Cat
It is not the poem that's hard.
I mean, you have written a bard.
A small limerick,
For you should be quick.
Or will you play the heartsong card?

Heck, the song's subject need not rhyme.
Just find some words ending in kind.
Count each syllable,
'Til each line is full.
And chopping one like that is fine!
Digo Dragon 26th Sep 2017, 1:37 PM edit delete reply
Digo Dragon
A haiku poem?
Is that from Samurai Jack?
Oh wait never mind.
CharginChuck 27th Sep 2017, 2:31 AM edit delete reply
Or you could just say
"Screw it" and resort to memes.
It's snowing on Mount Fuji.
Anvildude 26th Sep 2017, 4:04 PM edit delete reply
To be sure, a rhyme is grand, as such,
but iambic pentameter also may
Add a touch of class to things,
Since a bard's not a Bard,
'less they've written a play.
aylatrigger 26th Sep 2017, 9:58 PM edit delete reply
Rhymes and rhythm may work in song,
But poems come in all shapes and forms.
Just make your words flow as a river,
And swiftly cut
Into hearts.
Words hold power if you let them,
And in the feel of your phrases
Exists the potency.
Digo Dragon 26th Sep 2017, 6:30 AM edit delete reply
Digo Dragon
I think the panels used on this page are spot-on perfection. ^__^

Pinkie's reaction to Flutter's reminder? Check. Audience participation at the realization? Check. Applejack grinning with a workable plan and then giddy to see the bard 'Do the Thing'? Check.

Form of payment Spud gets for his talent and effort put into making a great comic? Not check.
Needling Haystacks 26th Sep 2017, 8:40 AM edit delete reply
Heh. Having trouble with the lyrics? :P That's fine, this is a logical interlude.
DeS_Tructive 27th Sep 2017, 1:30 AM Wow... edit delete reply
...I think this comment section must have been the most literarily (is that even a word?) brilliant yet.
PumpkingKnight 27th Sep 2017, 12:12 PM edit delete reply
I admit, I have no idea what's going to happen