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[Nov. 5th, 2005|02:52 pm]
Darth Paradox
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Some brief notes:

* Behind on my novel - at about 6400 words. Don't have the current file with me. I'll post wordcount/excerpt tonight.

* Jeopardy audition: VICTORY. I passed the test, did well in the mock show, and am now in their files for the next year. Passing the test was the only prerequisite for being in their files, but the likelihood of my getting called up is dependent on my performance in the mock game. I spoke clearly, got answers right, never buzzed in before the clue finished, and had some interesting things to say in my bio. I'm confident.

* Tonight is National Drunken Writing Night, or NaDruWriNi. I plan to observe with another NaNo-ing friend of mine. Luckily, she lives nearby, so we won't have to manage transportation while wasted.

* I need to clean this place up. Sigh. After I eat.
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[User Picture]From: absurdhero
2005-11-05 11:26 pm (UTC)
Congrats on the audition, man. By "did well in the mock show," do you mean you had the highest score?
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[User Picture]From: darthparadox
2005-11-05 11:58 pm (UTC)
Well, we weren't keeping score, but all the questions that I buzzed in for and was asked to answer, I got right. So that's good. But what I mean is that I spoke clearly, never buzzed in too early, and had interesting things to say for the "random bits about yourself" segment.
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[User Picture]From: nightsinger
2005-11-05 11:44 pm (UTC)
Woo! :D That sounds like fun! *cheer*
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[User Picture]From: darthparadox
2005-11-05 11:59 pm (UTC)
Thanks! I'm highly excited. Yesterday, walking out of the audition, I was just laughing out loud in the middle of the sidewalk...
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[User Picture]From: nervy_girl
2005-11-06 04:13 am (UTC)
Today, an audition -- tomorrow, the world!
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[User Picture]From: darthparadox
2005-11-06 09:26 am (UTC)
I can only hope.

"What is total global domination, Alex?"
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[User Picture]From: kinkyprude
2005-11-06 06:16 am (UTC)
Yay for your audition! And Yay for drunken Nano. I'm a little ahead of the "where you need to be" total, and I'm really, really exhausted. I'm declaring it officially my birthday (Central Standard Time) and am taking the rest of the night off.
Until tomorrow, when I frantically write four thousand words. Oy.
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[User Picture]From: darthparadox
2005-11-06 09:29 am (UTC)
Happy Birthday!

I still intend to follow through with the plan of watching a few eps of Arrested Development in your honor.

Drunken NaNo was a success, as I have just posted.

Enjoy your special day! Sounds like you'll have a blast.
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[User Picture]From: fenrig
2005-11-07 12:18 am (UTC)

CONGRATS!

Good job on the Jeopardy test and game! I'm rooting for you. You gotta post what day you'll be on Jeopardy! I'll figure a way to get the ep. taped... must see! 8)
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[User Picture]From: darthparadox
2005-11-07 01:59 am (UTC)

Re: CONGRATS!

Thanks! I'm hoping I'll get someone with a DVR/computer hook up to get the episodes on AVI.

It's not certain I'll be on, but I think it likely...
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