LNH/META: Villains!

Martin Phipps martinphipps2 at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 31 15:47:55 PDT 2011

On Oct 31, 12:25 pm, Arthur Spitzer <arspit... at earthlink.net> wrote:
> On 10/31/11 5:47 AM, Dave Van Domelen wrote:
> > In article<07f5fbc4-db3f-4ff3-a705-939f0d2ad... at x36g2000prb.googlegroups.com>,
> > Martin Phipps<martinphip... at yahoo.com>  wrote:
> >> We haven't settled on a single villain yet!
> >> Here's a list.
> >> Acton Lord: This guy is reserved by Arthur.  Sorry, Arthur but we need
> >> people on RACC to know this if they don't read the Authors group but
> >> are still thinking of participating.
> >       Um, no.  This sort of thing is what email is for, since while I'm signed
> > up for the Authors Group I haven't been going to check it very often, and
> > finding out now that someone else has reserved my character is a good way to
> > convince me to officially withdraw both my characters and my participation.
> >       Dave Van Domelen, was already kinda iffy on the project.
> Dave, Martin is lying.  I have never said anything about
> reserving Acton Lord.  I dare Martin to point to any post
> in the Authors Group where I said I was reserving Acton Lord.

I wasn't lying.  You said you wanted to use Acton Lord.

> I did have a possible idea for Acton Lord as the villain, but
> was waiting for others input about whether they liked it or
> had some better ideas for a villain.  If we had agreed about
> Acton Lord I would have certainly asked your permission first
> if you were okay with it.  I would never ever reserve Acton Lord without
> your permission.

That doesn't make sense.  Why ask us if we wanted to use Acton Lord as
a villain if there was a possibility that Dave could say no?

> Anyway, it doesn't matter now since I'm quitting this project
> thanks to this post by Martin.  And I probably won't involve
> myself with any other projects that Martin is involved with.

That's just weird.


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