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Old January 21st, 2009, 04:25 PM
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I stopped scrolling after a few. Maybe it's just my current mood but I didn't see humour, or rather I saw it as a poor attempt at humour. Good photoshop skills but that's about it. Maybe you can offer the perspective that got your funny bone?
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I got a chuckle from "Mary Sue Gets a Dragon" and the Dune parody.
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Loved them! But then again, I write for money and should probably take lessons from all of them.
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It fell flat for me as well. the HDM v 1 got a chuckle, but because it was painfully political.
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I got a chuckle from "Mary Sue Gets a Dragon" and the Dune parody.
I also enjoyed the Dune parody (though the Mary Sue/Dragon one passed me by).
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The DUNE one is right on the mark.
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Went right over my head I saw book covers and said Dan Burns is a genius. Then realized I missed something reading other comments.

Conan made me laugh, others did nothing. I read Sci-Fi not fantasy so had no base of reference.
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Went right over my head I saw book covers and said Dan Burns is a genius.
Well there's no denying a truth

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I read Sci-Fi not fantasy so had no base of reference.
I've read all (pretty sure) of those (I went back to scroll the full list) and still nothing. I get the points made but meh, no grins. My funny bone is asleep I guess.
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Your a genius because you saw no humor, I saw book covers, took them as originals, read nothing on them. Said Dan called this right, nothing funny here.

Then realized title changes were point. Based on them they were riffs on pretensions/writing styles of authors meaningless to me.

Conan title was funny but then I thought old SPACE GAMER, Adventurers Not to Travel With, was funny with Captain Quirk and Conman the Barbarian.
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