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Initial post: Nov 20, 2012, 6:08:06 PM PST
BigAl says:
Welcome to Al's Place

Those who wonder how Al's Place came to be can search out the details in the original posts of our third and fourth threads. There you'll find how Anne-Marie, BigAl, and Jstmgn came to start this runaway train. But we've reached the point where the how and why is ancient history in internet terms. The most important question is, now what? What are we? What have we become and, given recent changes in the rules of the Amazon forums, how will we change?

We're a group of readers and authors who view Al's Place as a sanctuary for everyone to relax and chat. What do we talk about here? Books and our Kindles, obviously -- but you'll find the conversations could go almost anywhere. Imagine a neighborhood bar full of a more-literate-than-average group of warped misfits and you'll have us pegged. If you're an author on your first visit, don't hesitate to tell us - but don't post a link or list your books - that violates Amazon's rules.

You'll find that longtime patrons have some inside jokes that have developed. If you're confused about our obsession with bears, UFC fighter John Fitch, Canadian Geese, or any reference that sounds too much like an episode of Seinfeld or Cheers, just ask. Someone will clue you in.


Be nice. If Doodles says you're getting out of line, you're pushing your luck. An edit of your post is probably in order. If Anne-Marie says you're getting out of line ... never mind, won't happen.


The Surgeon General has determined that Al's Place could cause restlessness, sleeplessness, pain in sides and bum, strained eyesight, fear of Canadian Geese, and has proven fatal for young email accounts.

Don't try to read every post. Only a few of the most foolhardy even try. (Yes, I'm looking at you. And you. You too.)

If you decide to click the "track discussion" button on the top right of this screen or the "receive e-mail when new posts are made" button in the reply form we won't be held responsible for the results. Only a masochist or someone looking for evidence would bother.

Also, given the speed of conversation at times, please click the "reply to this post" button on the bottom left when responding to something previously said. This keeps it much easier for people to understand what you're talking about.

Last, our slogan -- it's in the disclaimers for a reason. "Al's Place: Keeping writers from their writing since July 22, 2010"

Posted on Nov 20, 2012, 6:08:43 PM PST
BigAl says:
No, Tui. This is

Posted on Nov 20, 2012, 6:08:45 PM PST
~DJ Faz~ says:
I'm here!!!

Posted on Nov 20, 2012, 6:08:46 PM PST

Posted on Nov 20, 2012, 6:08:55 PM PST

Posted on Nov 20, 2012, 6:08:57 PM PST
Allie-Kat says:
Made it!!!

Posted on Nov 20, 2012, 6:09:10 PM PST
got my attention

Posted on Nov 20, 2012, 6:09:17 PM PST
~DJ Faz~ says:
LOVE the name of the new place, Al!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012, 6:09:17 PM PST
Yay! *midnight drags squiqqles aside for a chat*

Posted on Nov 20, 2012, 6:09:26 PM PST
Tui Allen says:
I made the last post! You should play the last post for me.

Posted on Nov 20, 2012, 6:09:35 PM PST
Cindy says:
Wheeeeeeeee!!!!!!!! Made it.....without spilling a drop!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012, 6:09:43 PM PST

Posted on Nov 20, 2012, 6:09:48 PM PST
Tui Allen says:
And I only turned up there a few seconds before it closed.

Posted on Nov 20, 2012, 6:09:51 PM PST
Beth O says:
Wow, that was fast!

With the new title, we should get some interesting lurkers.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012, 6:09:55 PM PST
Allie-Kat says:
Uh oh...Squigs is in trouble!!!!

Posted on Nov 20, 2012, 6:10:05 PM PST
?wazithinkin says:
I made it! But I have to go finish 29! That was quite a party!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012, 6:10:06 PM PST
~DJ Faz~ says:
*whispers* Am I in trouble?

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012, 6:10:18 PM PST
Allie-Kat says:
Good girl!!!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012, 6:10:23 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 20, 2012, 6:10:35 PM PST
Tui Allen says:
What is? Or is what?

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012, 6:10:32 PM PST
You're so good at that!

Posted on Nov 20, 2012, 6:10:34 PM PST
G Jaros says:
Hi! I brought the left over cupcakes ( none for you Wazi, but I think I have a linty caramel at the bottom of my purse!)

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012, 6:10:42 PM PST
~DJ Faz~ says:
:D I agree, Beth!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012, 6:10:44 PM PST
?wazithinkin says:
I saw you got the last post Tui! Congrats!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012, 6:10:56 PM PST
*nods* I was just thinking that. :)

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012, 6:10:59 PM PST
~DJ Faz~ says:
That's what I thought! Help me, AK!
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