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Ten Ways

Ten Ways

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Mother Ginevra
A meme I got (I believe that the technical LJ term is "gacked") from minisinoo.

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Ten Ways to Tell You're Reading a Story by Rhetoretician:

  1. It's probably short, less than 12,000 words altogether.
  2. Despite being short, there's a fair chance it's divided into three parts.
  3. There are lots of concrete descriptions of sights, sounds, smells, textures.
  4. If it's an HP story, Hermione is probably in it somewhere.
  5. Even if it's an HP story, it's devoid of teenage stupidity.
  6. One part of the story takes place decades, if not centuries, if not millenia, after another part of the story.
  7. Somebody dies.
  8. Somebody else is heartbroken.
  9. You're reaching for a tissue by the last page.
  10. You feel really good about the fact that you're crying.

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  • Yes, I think the proliferation is another reason they irritate me. Fortunately not too many of my flist like to post them. But also, I just don't like cats (or should that be catz?). And I think I've seen a number of these that aren't funny - just downright offensive.

    Still, I suppose there are worse ways for people to waste their time on the net...
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