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Challenge #04220-K202: DIY Scene

Welcome to Vege-Inn. A restaurant that ONLY serves synthetic foods that are plant-based. Catering to those with specific diets, or dietary choices.

A knomira stomping in demands a steak, and then throws a temper tantrum to realize even the "meat" here is plant-based. -- Anon Guest

There were pictures of smiling fruits and vegetables in the kiddies' section. The menu boards were bordered with artistic plants and plant byproducts. The sign at the entrance blared VEGAN ONLY FOOD SOLD HERE in friendly letters and in all popular languages. Including GalSimple.

Nevertheless, there's always someone who misses all the clues. Though in this case, they really had to work at it.

"Welcome to Vege-Inn, the only solely vegan restaurant in Wayside Station. Are you seeking fruits, nuts, barks, fungi, or leaves as your main meatless experience today?" The greeter's uniform was full of plants. The decor was plant-themed. The menu had pictograms of the main ingredients and allergen warnings. It should have taken a level of willful ignorance close to anti-godhood.

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Saturday, Parkrun, New Rig, and SHENANIGANS GALORE

My morning has been complicated by the Global Blue Screen of Doom.

  • Because Windoze had a failure of a security upgrade, lots of Windoze-based systems no worky no more
  • Which includes the local 7-11
  • Where I went to get petrol before the commute to parkrun
  • Advised to go to a different servo, but I went to a different-different servo where I also picked up snacks for Beloved and Miss Chaos
  • And it also took me a solid minute to figure out
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Challenge #04219-K201: Stepped Across Millennia

Has my nose grown numb to the smell of blood? Was the moon always this bright? Birds aren’t supposed to sing at this time... the streets sound so busy, is there a festival?

I don’t think I’m supposed to be here... -- Anon Guest

On very rare occasions, someone can step between time to a different era. Almost every time this happens, it's someone that either era would not notice. In this case, it was someone who one era

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Friday, Bread, Crash

I'm currently using phone data so I shall be brief.

The internet is down where I am and I'm also making bread so going fully mobile is not an option. It might be an option on another day. Time will tell.

Normal services will resume as soon as the connection does. I'm keeping an eye on it and we've complained to out alleged provider about it. Much fun not being had by anyone TBH.

I did NOT need this. At all.

Doing

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Challenge #04218-K200: Unexpected Encounters

A: You used several anti-matter bombs to decimate the planet to the core?

screen shows a sunny afternoon of a lush forest with bright purple fauna

A: You destroyed a beautiful habitable world

B: Sir... this isn’t a recording... this is a live feed... -- Anon Guest

There's nothing like an anomaly to fascinate anyone who encounters it. When the world refuses to work according to expectations, the questions instantly arrive. Why? How? What can be done to break this back

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Thursday, Bread and PLNs

I was up at 5 to feed the cats and my starter so that I would have ample time to start my starter so that it would be ready by after 9AM. Bread math.

I have the dough autolysing as I type.

I pln on getting a wriggle on with the processing and hope that I get most things done before it's time for the long drive to fetch son-of-mine.

A little bit difficult because my fluffy brain would rather zone out

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Challenge #04217-K199: Slaked by Shadows

Here in my lake, sweet little one, you will see and remember your past lives. Whether you choose to remember them once you leave this beautiful pool, is entirely up to you. -- Anon Guest

There are portals to other planes in the world. Most common are the ways to Nanogh, the plane of magic. One can, with significant effort, find portals to every elemental plane, and a few others. The plane of torment is easier to find than the plane of

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Wednesday, Shrink, Bread, and PLNs

I have a shrink appointment in a few short minutes. I also have to figure out what I'm ranting about this week. Probably a little thing about my favourite band.

I really have to plan my bread, this week. Juggling time windows so I can have bread before I run out of it. Which means that I have to do my stocking up today. Thank grop I only need to refresh the sardine supply.

...and snag some croissants for Beloved's digestive nonsense.

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Challenge #04216-K198: To Solve the Problem

A person who ran a massive Inn asked Wraithvine, Gikka, and the small dragon hiding in the guise of a brownie to please bless the Inn with protections. The Innkeeper never charged the poor for food and shelter, but did their best to help, but the local rich lord was getting VERY angry about this. -- The New Guy

[AN: Bibrid disguised himself as a Gnome]

"I could deal with the lord permanently," offered Gikka. She made a gesture close to her

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Tuesday: A Bit Crammed

I have a new rig!

...technically.

So here's my day:

  • Up at 6 to feed the cats and prep for nonsense
  • 2-hr round trip at 7
  • Refuel
  • Fetch my babe
  • Drive to Brisbane to fetch the new rig
  • Drop it off at Adorable's for the new OS install

So now I'm waiting for Adorable to complete the technical difficulties with the OS install.

...hooray?

I didn't get any side-projects done last night. Such is the way of things.

I'm too busy for

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Challenge #04215-K197: Counter-Measure Up

"DON'T attack the Fairy Good-Parent's planets. You won't like what happens."

They named themselves after a damn children's story, how strong can they be??

"Ok, but remember, I did warn you, sir."

Just shut up, you still owe me decades in debt!

"Yes sir."

https://peakd.com/fiction/@internutter/challenge-04129-k111-spiralling-upwards -- Anon Guest

Planetary Respite, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fairy Goodparent Corporation, seemed to be on its eternal dance in the cosmos, unprotected. Like a luxurious gem waiting to be plucked

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Monday, Patreon and Crammed Timeline

Awake at 5-ish, stretchies until 6, feed the cats, torture feet. Continue with the stretchies (currently incomplete), ferry Mayhem to work. Back home, attend the backup reads.... and actually get to participate.

I still need to work on my daily offerings, post my Patreon stuff, prep to pitch again (I'm overdue), pick up Mayhem, pick up Beloved, and maybe get some time to myself.

Whoof.

I am going to finish my stretchies and then do what I can to get on with

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Challenge #04214-K196: Consequences? On My Planet?

The Dereggers sending the lawsuit letters learn the hard way the CRC does NOT like it when they try to harm Alliance citizenry.

https://peakd.com/fiction/@internutter/challenge-04133-k115-lawsuits-from-ignorance -- Anon Guest

Most citizens of Mashandar had no idea why the gigantic CRC ships appeared in the sky, large as the moon, and hanging in the sky in precisely the way that moon-sized eggs don't[1]. They were largely concerned with trying to get through their day.

They were so used to

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Challenge #04213-K195: Cordially Invited

A Deregger family with very few funds secretly sends a message to a Gyiik they met once while out on a job for their polity. They ask them to please cater a wedding for their only daughter. -- Anon Guest

Understanding in these situations is key. After all, there is no point in rescuing anyone who doesn't want to be rescued. As far as Deregger polities were concerned, this one was startlingly mild. Most residents within were relatively happy to live there.

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Sunday, Day Off?

I don't have to go anywhere so I PLN on making the most of that. Four hours of my days next week will be in ferrying Mayhem to and from his new workplace.

The sooner this lad gets a car and license of his own, the firkin BETTER. Or he could move into a place closer to work if that works out for his long term PLNs.

Today, I owe y'all a twofer, which I will be taking at a relatively leisurely

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