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Jun 21

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Good Show Sir Comments: And the Galactic Olympics gold medal for the ribbon event in rhythmic gymnastics goes to …

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Actually, that cover IS a classical work of art!I would touch it without protective gloves.I've seen worse. Far, far, worse.Interesting, but I would still read it in public.Middlng: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lame picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show Sir! (Average: 8.56 out of 10)
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24 Responses to “The Well of the Worlds”

  1. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    When It’s A Small World tried to rise up and seize Cinderella’s Castle, Disney were forced to resort to extreme measures to restore order!

  2. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    I am reminded of Black in Time, which mercifully lacked manmonokini.

  3. JuanPaul Says:

    Yet another dystopian future where they still haven’t cured baldness.

  4. THX 1138 Says:

    Martian Manhunter’s family picnic needs extreme measures. Those ants look just like people!

  5. THX 1138 Says:

    @JuanPaul: Too right, there’s only one man on the cover with hair, and that might be a toupee.

  6. Bibliomancer Says:

    Never saw a Ting! city before. Must mean it is shiny new or it has sharp spires.

  7. MisterBob Says:

    Nigel Farage would love this !

  8. Ray P Says:

    There are fields – endless fields – where human beings are no longer born, we are grown. I didn’t believe it until I saw them with my own eyes.

  9. THX 1138 Says:

    Considering the author’s name, it’s a good thing the anagram posts aren’t being made anymore.

  10. Tat Wood Says:

    @THX: not the only reason it’s good.

  11. Anna T. Says:

    That beach is so crowded it makes the busiest beach in Asia look unoccupied. I would advise any claustrophobic readers to stay well away, as well as anyone who doesn’t want to get trampled by what could very easily turn into a mob.

  12. B. Chiclitz Says:

    How does one actually threaten the universe?

    Super-Power: Yeah, well, you universe you, if you don’t play nice, I’m gonna, I’m gonna, take my planet and go . . .

    Universe: Yes, please tell me, where do you plan to go?

    Not to mention what’s with the hyphen?

  13. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    @BC: I used a railway-share.

  14. fred Says:

    Back cover. What kind of millionairess was that again?
    https://randall120.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/kuttner2.jpg

  15. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    @fred: ‘curiously exotic’…like the Ford Klai I used to drive.

  16. B. Chiclitz Says:

    @DSWBT—I thought the Ford Klai was “exotically curious.” Or maybe that’s the Opel Kadett.

  17. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    @BC: No, the Opel Kadett was ‘curexoticalious’. You’re thinking of the Couk G55.

  18. B. Chiclitz Says:

    Ah, the old Couk G55, That was some ride. Especially when drawn into passages between dimensions.

  19. A.R.Yngve Says:

    These “lining up for the new iPhone” crowds are getting out of hand.

  20. HappyBookworm Says:

    @fred – He didn’t see the inter-dimensional thing coming? Expect the unexpected I always say…

  21. B. Chiclitz Says:

    @HappyBookworm—I guess being “ready for anything” doesn’t include passages between dimensions. Don’t know if it’s his training or his philosophy that let him down.

  22. Al G. Says:

    That moment when you realize you’ve walked off the edge of the earth but you didn’t notice because it was so crowded.

  23. JaunPaul Says:

    “So this world you come from, is it a nice place to visit?”
    “Welllll…”

  24. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    @TW: another candidate for the crowd scene tag?

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