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Shoggoths and ShibbolethsShoggoths and Shibboleths by DaVinci41
SHOGGOTHS & SHIBBOLETHS:
Thirty Handy Dandy Survival Tips For Better Living in a Lovecraftian Universe
These are some helpful hints for the hapless individual who may find himself trapped inside of a Lovecraftian universe. The following unsolicited advice and homespun homilies are offered only as a gesture of good faith and as a public service announcement.
It has been said that temptation resisted is a true sign of character. Perhaps so, but it's also a primary indicator of who makes it to retirement age. Not that it really matters - as you'll see, oblivion does carry some collateral benefits. Consider yourself forewarned, smarty-pants:
1) If you find yourself in a position to inherit or otherwise acquire your ancestral estate (castle, manse, manor house, whatever), resist the temptation. Especially if it's built on a promontory overlooking a primordial bog or h
"A man shitting in a hat is not enough; he must shit in two hats, and then spill one of them." -- Ignatiy Vishnevetsky|
"That is most of it, being a wizard -- seeing and listening. The rest is technique."
-- Schmendrick the Magician
"When I was alive, I believed -- as you do -- that time was at least as real and solid as myself, and probably more so. I said 'one o'clock' as though I could see it, and 'Monday' as though I could find it on the map; and I let myself be hurried along from minute to minute, day to day, year to year, as though I were actually moving from one place to another. Like everyone else, I lived in a house bricked up with seconds and minutes, weekends and New Year's Days, and I never went outside until I died, because there was no other door. Now I know that I could have walked through the walls."
-- The Skull.
"The first duty in life is to assume a pose. What the second is, no one has yet discovered."
“Meaning is not in things but in between them."
-- Norman O. Brown
You're never going to find true happiness, what are you gonna do, cry about it?"
-- Weird Al Yankovic
"What's wrong with running away from reality when it sucks?"
-- Shinji Ikari.
"Life IS pain, your highness. Anyone who says otherwise is selling something."
-- Westley, The Princess Bride
"I'm not in the business of seeing whatever pleases YOU."
-- Master Shake
"This is why i hate middle-aged people -- all they want is attention."
-- Super Milk-Chan
"Comedy is a dying artform. But tragedy? Now THAT'S funny."
"Principal Skinner is an old man who lives at the school. I had to go to his office once because i was dirty."
-- Ralph Wiggum
"The Durions had won the day, but left behind were Bruidd ruins; for the Bruidd had left a Sign, or a Poem, as some would say, and some would not."
-- Stephen Gooch
"He who would break a thing to know what it is has left the path of wisdom."
"The Universe is not mystical in how it exists, but in that it exists."
-- Ludwig Wittgenstein.
"All you need is love. Love is all you need."
-- John Lennon.
"There's no such thing as love. It's just another puffed-up word used by Madison Avenue to sell their skin creams and two-seater cars!"
-- Stewie Griffin.