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Offline bayonetbrant

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New column: Tracer Rounds!
« on: January 04, 2016, 09:22:55 AM »
First column is up.  Your thoughts below.  Or not.  Whatevs...   8)
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2016, 09:52:41 AM »
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2016, 11:48:19 AM »
So basically this is Brant's diary made public.

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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2016, 12:04:17 PM »
Brant - your analysis of the typical person who reads and contributes to the site are on the money.

If you want to be a writer, you have to write.  That is one of the reasons why I'm going to leave management.  I want more time to write.

Last, has the amazon links return rate picked up since your "keeping the lights on" plea went out?

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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2016, 12:09:41 PM »
Good stuff Brant. Look forward to more. O0
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2016, 12:24:37 PM »
I fully concur with my learned colleagues.
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2016, 12:48:06 PM »
So basically this is Brant's diary made public.

Not quite, but yeah, it's going to be a lot of my personal thoughts rather than more 'formal' news coverage.
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2016, 01:47:50 PM »
Great entry for the column.

I did get a chuckle over your acknowledgment that you're not “the guy that runs GrogHeads”, yet you still signed off as "Bayonet 06". Teehee.  :2funny:
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #8 on: January 04, 2016, 02:11:03 PM »
Great entry for the column.

I did get a chuckle over your acknowledgment that you're not “the guy that runs GrogHeads”, yet you still signed off as "Bayonet 06". Teehee.  :2funny:

I run BayonetGames.  I didn't sign off as GrogHeads 06 ;)
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2016, 02:13:06 PM »
I'm impressed. You used "cognizant" in a paragraph so casually it looked like you actually knew what you were doing with it. O0
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #11 on: January 04, 2016, 08:27:43 PM »
I have *never* been remotely that limber...
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #12 on: January 05, 2016, 09:24:35 AM »
So I finally came up from the forum dungeon to investigate the mythical front pages, lured by the tracer rounds clickbait... glad I did. Writers psuedo-catharsis is usually quite good and yours in your inaugural column, did not disappoint.

Despite the glare of that annoying yellow sphere in the sky, I will regularly climb from the forum dungeon to the front page if only to read the column.



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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #13 on: January 05, 2016, 07:24:42 PM »
That's some pretty alright stuff there, Brant.  I look forward to the upcoming brain droppings.  And the tunes.
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Re: New column: Tracer Rounds!
« Reply #14 on: January 06, 2016, 09:13:40 AM »
I came to Grogs to get honest feedback about the games I wanted to play or not play and have not found anywhere a more complete and honest opinions of all aspects of gaming as well as damned-good fun to boot. This place is part Smithsonian and part Tatooie Cantina but always worth the time.
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