[LMB] OT: Terry Pratchett
Richard G. Molpus
rgmolpus at flash.net
Sun Sep 12 19:31:44 BST 2021
Rincewinds' rules for conflict mediation.
#1: Be polite
#2: Ask for a moment' leave to visit the garderobe
#3: Start running.
#4: Keep speed round corners (at least three).
#5: Don't stop (they might be gaining).
#6: Stop at the third tavern after the third corner.
#7: Sit with your side to the front door; and know where the back door is. Order a beer and a basket of pretzels. spill half of each to show you've been there a while.
#8: Wonder where the Luggage is. Let it find you.
#9: Order another beer (and a sandwich).
#10: Conflict Mediated.
On Sunday, September 12, 2021, 12:56:46 PM CDT, Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com> wrote:
On Sun, Sep 12, 2021 at 3:33 AM Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
> Gwynne: True. But I love Rincewind. He's Fate's chew toy; his
> incompetence isn't his own fault,
Which was also Sir PTerry's punch-back to the mighty hero vs the Evol
Here's a Wizzzzzard, he's not evil, he couldn't rule the world if he wanted
to, and he doesn't even want to.
> I love
> how often he walks briskly away from danger, only to step right in it.
Point of order, walk briskly ONLY until you are out of sight, then run like
And don't look back, just assume they are gaining on you.
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