[LMB] Skippy's List in the Vorkosiverse?

baur baur baur at chello.at
Fri Oct 12 07:31:51 BST 2018


playing truth or dare with fast penta? 8) (dont tell me the racier town clowns have not thought of that idea9 

Servus

markus 

> "Richard G. Molpus" <rgmolpus at flash.net> hat am 12. Oktober 2018 um 07:19 geschrieben:
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> 18 Don't try to win a staring contest with Zap the Cat, her offspring, or Simon Illyan.
> 19 If Lord Mike's Vorkosigan can't get red bean stew off the menu, you don't have a chance.
> 20 Fast-penta is not a recreational drug.
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>   On Fri, Oct 12, 2018 at 12:09 AM, baur baur<baur at chello.at> wrote:   15.a. - same goes for Caligula (blue cover edition), especially with some of the more racier sets of the town clowns .. 
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> 17. do not play "light flyer chicken" with Count Vorkosigan - or Lord Vorkosigan .. they both loose their sanity completely the moment they sit down in a light flier control seat - and they are better pilots than you to boot 
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> servus
> 
> markus
> 
> > Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> hat am 12. Oktober 2018 um 06:35 geschrieben:
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> > 
> > I was thinking about what Specialist Skippy Schwartz would be like in the
> > Vorkosiverse, and came up with a few ideas:
> > 
> > 1.  Playing or singing "Send In the Clowns" when the Cetagandan Ghem arrive
> > is no longer allowed.
> > 2.  Same, as above, for pointed references to Bozo, John Wayne Gacy or
> > clowns in general.
> > 3.  And while we're at it, mentioning Tammy Faye Bakker, the rock group
> > KISS, or any other makeup-heavy group is not appropriate.
> > 4. When doing the "mirror dance," beginning to undress is inappropriate
> > behavior.
> > 5. When on Komarr, I am to remember that it is not Camorr, and not ask
> > about meeting Capa Barsavi and the Right People.
> > 6.  When on Kibou-Daini, I am not to pointedly play the song "Ice Ice Baby."
> > 7.  A Kibou-Daini native does not appreciate being called "Frosty the
> > Snowman."
> > 8.  Mentioning oatmeal and blue cheese dressing around Count or Countess
> > Vorkosigan is...unwise.
> > 9.  Discussing Vordarian's Rebellion is acceptable behavior.  Commenting
> > that "he got himself cut off short and lost his head over a political
> > argument" is not funny.  Even if it does send Countess Vorkosigan into fits
> > of the giggles.
> > 10.  When welcoming in members of the highest ruling class on Cetaganda,
> > playing "There'll Be a Haut Time in the Old Town Tonight" is not
> > appropriate.
> > 11.  Same, as above, for "Hair" (from the musical with the same name).
> > 12.  Before I congratulate myself on getting a wonderful bargain from a
> > Jacksonian (or Mark Vorkosigan) I should count my fingers.  And my toes.
> > And my relatives.
> > 13.  "Zombie walks" aboard Kline Station are inadvisable.  They make the
> > compulsive hand-washers go absolutely insane.
> > 14.  Going to see the horse races is all right.  Getting into "a few
> > friendly bets, to keep things interesting" with the older Vor Lords is not
> > wise.
> > 15.  Showing people the TV show *I, Claudius* is not wise.  The common
> > people find it shocking, and the Vor are busily noting down all those
> > wonderful ideas.
> > 16. * Never think you've outsmarted or outmaneuvered Miles Vorkosigan!!!*
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