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Weekend Challenge!

Happy Friday, folks!

This is my first shot at hosting so be gentle.  Or not, the choice is yours.  But beware, I have a crazy cowboy and an irritated redhead at my disposal should things get out of hand.

Your theme for this weekend are quotes from one of my favorite authors – Armistead Maupin, author of the infamous Tales of the City books, among other things.  I know H is a fan, but does anyone else know his work?  I found him in the strangest of ways - via a mention in a Stephen King novel.  I’ve been in love ever since.

Choose a number between 1 and 18 and I’ll hit you with a quote.  Give me 200 or more words by Sunday night at 11:59 PST and you’ve won these fabulous prizes… or, rather, you’ll win your choice of a handful of icons, a banner, a drabble, or I can add words to a WIP.  My PS skills are not very high caliber, but I shall do my best!  My list of fandoms is small, but if I know it, I'll give it a shot.

And because I can’t resist, I leave you with this:

And this was what bothered him about owning a VCR. If that cowboy was yours for the taking—yours at the flip of a switch—what was to stop you from abandoning human contact altogether?" ― Armistead Maupin, Significant Others
 

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erinm_4600
Sep. 29th, 2017 02:02 pm (UTC)
Never heard of him.. but I'm always game! 10 please.

Side note: For what it's worth.. my VCR will have to be pried from my cold, dead hands, before I ever give it up! ;D
asphaltcowgrrl
Sep. 29th, 2017 02:49 pm (UTC)
You sound like me - I'm lost but hit me anyway. :D This is one of my favorites that I found, hopefully it works for you.

“If you’re going to be degenerate, you might as well be a lady about it, don’t you think?” - Tales of the City
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agdhani
Sep. 29th, 2017 02:44 pm (UTC)
totally way behind on accumulating prompts...but another one can't hurt anything now so...

#15 please :D
asphaltcowgrrl
Sep. 29th, 2017 02:50 pm (UTC)
Right? And we're in the same boat, honestly.

“You cannot be loved by someone who doesn't want to know you.” - The Days of Anna Madrigal

Good luck!
crookedspoon
Sep. 29th, 2017 02:54 pm (UTC)
3, please :D
asphaltcowgrrl
Sep. 29th, 2017 02:56 pm (UTC)
This is a fun one, good luck!

“Garbage, you know, is very revealing. It beats the shit out of tarot cards.” - Tales of the City
guineamania
Sep. 29th, 2017 03:37 pm (UTC)
#14 please :)
asphaltcowgrrl
Sep. 29th, 2017 03:43 pm (UTC)
You've got it!

“The world changes in direct proportion to the number of people willing to be honest about their lives.”

Good luck and have fun!
fairyniamh
Sep. 30th, 2017 12:28 am (UTC)
#13, let me see if I can work it into my current WIP.
asphaltcowgrrl
Sep. 30th, 2017 12:57 am (UTC)
Ooh, I hope it works!

"Life goes on, sport." - Sure of You

Good luck!
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cmk418
Sep. 30th, 2017 01:27 am (UTC)
Love the Tales in the City series

I would like #5 please.
asphaltcowgrrl
Sep. 30th, 2017 01:31 am (UTC)
Yes! Someone to share the love with!

This comes from a stand alone called The Night Listener.

͞Pete thinks we all have a blacking factory: some awful moment, early on, when we surrender our
childish hearts as surely as we lose our baby teeth.͟

Good luck! Let me know if you'd like another.
thatwasjustadream.dreamwidth.org
Sep. 30th, 2017 09:33 pm (UTC)
Gah! I don't know where Friday went, I seem to have misplaced it and most of Saturday. :| On the positive side, I seem to have caught up on my sleep and have something like a plan for the rest of the weekend, so....

I'll take #8 please!
asphaltcowgrrl
Sep. 30th, 2017 09:47 pm (UTC)
I feel your pain, if I hadn't set this post up on Wednesday or Thursday, it wouldn't have happened.

Hahaha... you're gonna love this:

“Could you conjugate that? To sleaze. I sleaze. You sleaze. We all have sleazen.”
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haldoor
Oct. 1st, 2017 10:25 am (UTC)

OMG, I totally missed this one, and I've just been watching More Tales of the City (on DVD vs the other two series that I have on VHS). So sorry my weekend has passed already now!!! Some great quotes here though!☺

asphaltcowgrrl
Oct. 1st, 2017 02:31 pm (UTC)
It's all good! And I knew you'd appreciate this. He kept poppping up in my FB timeline so I ran with it. :) I keep eyeing those DVDs on Amazon though... so tempted. :D

Hope you had a lovely weekend!
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