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Re: New Member/Listeners
« Reply #320 on: July 14, 2011, 10:13:54 PM »
...as I usually doubt any of the older denizens go to the shallows, but, hey what the hell. I'll give it a go.

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Re: New Member/Listeners
« Reply #321 on: July 21, 2011, 08:20:10 PM »
Hi, just thought I'd check into this thread. I discovered Escape Pod through Geek's Guide to the Galaxy. I love narrated fiction and audio books. I grew up with my mother reading to me, and I reading to my siblings. So Escape Pod and Podcastle are now two of my favorite podcasts. I write my own fiction and hope to someday see my work in print!

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Re: New Member/Listeners
« Reply #322 on: July 21, 2011, 09:43:57 PM »
Hi, just thought I'd check into this thread. I discovered Escape Pod through Geek's Guide to the Galaxy. I love narrated fiction and audio books. I grew up with my mother reading to me, and I reading to my siblings. So Escape Pod and Podcastle are now two of my favorite podcasts. I write my own fiction and hope to someday see my work in print!

Welcome NS! Glad you're enjoying it!


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« Reply #323 on: January 24, 2012, 04:02:49 AM »
Hi all. Just want to say "hello", as I've finally got around to joining the forum.  ;D

I've been a listener to Escape Pod since late 2011, after hearing an interview with Escape Pod editor Steve Eley in an archived edition (#7) of the "Geek's Guide To The Galaxy" podcast.  (They recently moved from io9 to their own site at geeksguideshow dot com. If you haven't tried the GGG podcast, I recommend taking a look.)

I'm pleased to have found the Escape Pod site and started out with the "Best of Feed" for a flavour of the kind of stories I might expect. Needless to say, I am now a regular listener (via my Android phone, using the DoggCatcher app).

I've enjoyed good sci-fi since my early-teens when I read all the Asimov I could lay my hands on, moving on to Philip K Dick and Harry Harrison, among others. That was many (many) years ago.  Lately, I've been catching up on the John Carter Barsoom series (which completely passed me by), some of China Mieville's books (Embassy Town and The City & The City) and The Jack Stein Omnibus by Jay Caselberg which I found via the Kindle books list. My most recent reads are Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card and the new English translation (by Bill Johnston) of Stanislaw Lem's Solaris.

Well, that's all for now. I look forward to joining in the discussions here on the forum.

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Re: New Member/Listeners
« Reply #324 on: January 24, 2012, 07:29:28 AM »
Hi Bluetube! Glad to see a fellow hitchhiker. :P
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Re: New Member/Listeners
« Reply #325 on: January 25, 2012, 11:41:49 AM »
Saying hi.  Just started listening to this podcast about an hour ago.  Awesome, totally a fan.

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Re: New Member/Listeners
« Reply #326 on: January 25, 2012, 12:24:35 PM »
Hello and welcome Herbapet. Glad you're enjoying it so far.

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Re: New Member/Listeners
« Reply #327 on: February 10, 2012, 08:42:47 PM »
Okay... I'm guessing Reply means the same as  Post... so here goes.
 Nice to be here. I'm a writer SF/Fantasy/one zombie script/Twilight Zone style stuff... and love the whole audiobook/radio play idea. It's great for lounging around or as a change of pace when I'm working on The House (like I am today). I guess I'll figure out all the icons and do-dads later.

I have one story I'd like to send you but I don't know if it would be horror/scifi/fantasy. Modern day-fellow in a cult that uses swords-alternate death experience. Give me a clue and I'll submit it.

BTW I'm really enjoying both the stories and the reading. I just got done with Marking Time on the Farside of Forever... a great story. See y'all around the boards.

Rocket

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Re: New Member/Listeners
« Reply #328 on: February 10, 2012, 08:52:34 PM »
Okay... I'm guessing Reply means the same as  Post... so here goes.
 Nice to be here. I'm a writer SF/Fantasy/one zombie script/Twilight Zone style stuff... and love the whole audiobook/radio play idea. It's great for lounging around or as a change of pace when I'm working on The House (like I am today). I guess I'll figure out all the icons and do-dads later.

I have one story I'd like to send you but I don't know if it would be horror/scifi/fantasy. Modern day-fellow in a cult that uses swords-alternate death experience. Give me a clue and I'll submit it.

BTW I'm really enjoying both the stories and the reading. I just got done with Marking Time on the Farside of Forever... a great story. See y'all around the boards.

Rocket

Welcome Rocket :) RE: your story - if the swords operate via magic, it'd probably be either horror or fantasy. There are actually plenty of stories that could have run on either PseudoPod or PodCastle. Whether it qualifies are more fantastic vs. more scary is a call you'll have to make. That's my opinion anyway. :)

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Re: New Member/Listeners
« Reply #329 on: February 10, 2012, 09:02:58 PM »
Howdy!
I have been a long time listener and love all three of the podcasts, but I just started in the forum last month so I thought I should say Hi.

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Re: New Member/Listeners
« Reply #330 on: February 20, 2012, 11:21:36 AM »
Hello all. First Time poster, long time listener. I have been listening to Pseudo-pod and Escape Pod for 3 or 4 years now and finally decided to make an account here on the forums. The primary reason was Pseudo-pod has been carrying me very heavily over the last several weeks. I have a new job with a very long commute and it keeps me sane (or insane depending on the story). And finally after listening as much as I have been, Alasdair's pleadings finally got through and I donated a President Grant to the cause. Anyway good stories, great way to pass a long commute. Thanks for keeping me mired in stories ;D.

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Re: New Member/Listeners
« Reply #331 on: February 20, 2012, 11:27:10 AM »
Welcome Indiecowgirl and Brimstoner, glad to have you guys around (and thanks for the support!).

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Re: New Member/Listeners
« Reply #332 on: February 20, 2012, 12:42:14 PM »
New to the 'Pod - long time reader of Orrin Grey, very much enjoy listening to his works here! The voice for "Black Hill" was very different from what I had imagined, but still well-done.

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Re: New Member/Listeners
« Reply #333 on: February 21, 2012, 11:28:16 PM »
Greetings folks. I am a newish forum member (as opposed to lurker). Which is to say, this is my first post. I am also Pseudopod's mostly newly minted slusher.

I, errrm....  I am called jessejoe on here because that is what I'm called in many places around the internet. It's also my name. Good parents this one had.

I got signed up for slushering by Alex, who I know in real life. I presume he got signed up by Ben, who we both knew in another life not so many long years ago.

And, I consented to be signed up because I feared running out of creepypasta on the internet. No, really.

In real life I work for a huge corporation in a server farm. This takes too much time, so I'll probably post here relatively infrequently.

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Re: New Member/Listeners
« Reply #334 on: February 22, 2012, 02:26:40 PM »
Welcome, jessejoe and ishish! Hope you both enjoy the lovely view from the PP towers at night!

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Re: New Member/Listeners
« Reply #335 on: February 22, 2012, 03:40:11 PM »
Don't stand too close to the guardrail on the balcony.
I'd like to hear my options, so I could weigh them, what do you say?
Five pounds?  Six pounds? Seven pounds?

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Re: New Member/Listeners
« Reply #336 on: February 28, 2012, 05:07:12 PM »
All cat stories start with this statement: “My mother, who was the first cat, told me this...”

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Re: New Member/Listeners
« Reply #337 on: February 29, 2012, 03:23:13 AM »
Fen -- again, you've tapped into my brain. Can you stop doing that? kthxbai. :)

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Re: New Member/Listeners
« Reply #338 on: March 03, 2012, 06:39:56 PM »
Been listening for a long time, and have decided to get more 'connected' so to speak. I've enjoyed a lot of science fiction audiobooks and reading lots of SF over the past couple of years. My favorites are The Hitchhiker's Guide (still have to finish the last book) and the Callahan Chronicles.

My favorite stories are time travel stories, and I hope to some day write GOOD science fiction, including time travel.

Right now I'm listening to Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, and I'm immersed in 80s geek nostalgia. I was a kid in the 80s, so this novel is really speaking to me.
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Re: New Member/Listeners
« Reply #339 on: March 03, 2012, 10:22:02 PM »
Welcome L.G.!  I also love Hitchhiker's (and have read the last book, which I loved as well!)  Enjoy the forums!
I'd like to hear my options, so I could weigh them, what do you say?
Five pounds?  Six pounds? Seven pounds?