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Origin Stories

Berkeley Breathed just announced that he is going to restart his comic strip, Bloom County.  I remember from my youth that “comic strips” were found in “newspapers” that people used to pay children to throw in the direction of their home on a daily basis (as I used to be one of the people doing the throwing).  These contained news from yesterday, a non searchable version of Craigslist, and a page or so of things like what is above.

So, why would this event inspire me to write the story of how I chose my name?

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i really do enjoy the fact that the HBS games explore the shadowrun BBSes as places not only for Serious Decking but also Forum Drama Bullshit and One Poster With 10,000 Posts And Has Never Said Anything Helpful Ever and such and such