This kid is on the hit list ...

I had to blog about this wee experience at Supanova Melbourne. So I sat in the Border's booth at the con, pimping books, shouting questionable things to people in all kinds of cool costumes. This kid comes up with a copy of ANCESTOR, receipt sticking out of it. So, of course, I'm all swagger and say something like "well, young man, let me sign that for you" assuming he's there to get my signature. 

Smart-ass kid says, "no, I'm actually here to return it."

Insert comedic sad noise here: wah-wah-wahhhhhhh

The bookstore staff said he could return it, but only if he talked to me first. So I gave him the full-court Siglerism press. "It's your only way to get it signed!" I said. "This book will save your soul!" I said. "If you return this, I will be forced to take a picture of you with your return receipt and blog about it," I said.

He had a limited budget, had bought ANCESTOR, then found some Red vs. Blue DVDs he just had to have. He stuck to his guns, the little bastard.

So, he says he's going to buy my books in the store. We shall see.

So you watch your Red vs. Blue DVDs, young man, you watch them, and try to not look to the window every few minutes, wondering if today is the day that the snipers are sighting in on your melon. 

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I'm guessing

that this is the person who started the "The asshole" thread, in which case it's probably a good thing this whole incident was explaind here. It sounds like it's pretty benign and the kid isn't really trying to stir up any crap or anything, he was just kinda being a smartass... like most of us Junkies. I gotta say though, if I was faced with the choice of a copy of Ancestor or a RvB DVD set.... nahh nevermind, those Rooster Teeth guys can go suck it, they're not the Future Dark Overlords with the plaid tanks and the shiny bald head :)

(even though I am a fan of RvB)

**Conjunction Junction, what's your function? No seriously, I slept through grammar class, so I have no idea what you do.**

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Thanks for clearing this up Scott! I posted some stupid stuff

Thanks for clearing this up Scott! I posted some stupid stuff on the thread he started! I hope he gets the books eventually and comes around to Siglerism! 

Si Vis Pocum, Para Bellum

Jayguana

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ahhhh

i welcomed that guy in the new junkie thread. was wondering at the time about the name...now it makes sense.

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PDFD is right!

I guess there is just no accounting for bad taste.  BUT!  Smart-assed Kid (henceforth know as SAK), It's not too late!  yes you've made some bad decisions, went down some bad roads, but, while I'm not Pope Siglericus, I think you can be saved.  Buy 12 copies and send a handwritten letter to every registered junkie.  You also will volunteer to be used as a protective covering for the plaid tanks. 

 

if you don't agree to these terms: Exotikali will kick you in the sack...uh...SAK...

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Ummmm.....WTF is a Red vs Blue DVD?

 

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    Yes, but I saw you also went back and REDACTED it. Goodonya

     

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    Yes I did! and thank you for noticing.

    Yes I did! and thank you for noticing. Talk about feeling like a heel!

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    Jayguana

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    I was wondering the same thing.

    I was wondering the same thing. It sound familiar but I don't know why. 

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    Jayguana

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    lolololol

    I have no regrets
    I really don't care, do your worst scott. (my friend is with me at school laughing his ass of at this, he thinks your awsome)

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    Red vs. Blue

    is a long-running machinimaseries created and produced by a Rooster Teeth Productions (you've probably seen their work in commercials for Madden football and several other games), out of Austin, TX. They basically use the video game Halo as a ready-made animation platform to create a series of short movies detailing the (mis)adventures of two opposing squads. It's actually pretty darn funny and they've been doing it since 2003 and have five complete seasons of the show, most of which can be found for free on the internet.

    **Conjunction Junction, what's your function? No seriously, I slept through grammar class, so I have no idea what you do.**

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    Oddly enough im getting

    Oddly enough im getting finger strain from following you around and thanking you for your posts! Yet I will say thank you again for the info. And it doesn't hurt that Im moving closer to pusher by doing what my mother always told me "Always say please and thank you and remember you manner's you little bastard!" 

    Si Vis Pocum, Para Bellum

    Jayguana

    ~Si Vis Pocum, Para Bellum - Jay-Gu-Ana, owner of the Sala Intrigue~
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    I dunno, this kid looks pretty young.

    In this economy, you gotta spend your money carefully. And this guy obviously didn't have much money. You support what you can; karma will come around.

     

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    He kinda of reminds me of

    He kinda of reminds me of the kid from "Australia" with Nicole Kidman. And I don't mean that in a "He's part aborignal so he looks the same". Its the eyes and the smile, the kids going to be a Lady Killer when he grows up.  

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    Jayguana

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    Sorry to tell ya, thats the

    Sorry to tell ya, thats the old can I get a free book scam - old as the hills.;

    I could have fixed him up for ya, just say the magic words - "Hulk Smash!"

    Don't forget "Every time you masturbate, God kills a kitten!"

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    If he does not want the book

    If he does not want the book can I have it?

     

    aka nilling everywhere else!
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    I agree...

    That wide, easy smile is gonna knock 'em dead.

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    smart ass kid in melbourne

    bahahaha lol......its claire from supernova...friend of the smart ass kid. i'm da one who asked to borrow ur pen...hehe u signed my death note: dear claire i will kill you, seriously u are sooo dead!!!!!! lol!!!! ur an awesomeness guys!!!! best author i've heard of. oh and sorry bout alex he swore to me and our friends dat he really will buy your books!!!! XD

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    Hello Claire

    Hey there, it was nice meeting you as well and hearing your delightful laugh. You make sure Alex buys those books, and you should check them out as well.

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    Oh, my "worst" is yet to come

    Even though I admire your pluck and spirit, actions have consequences. And you, my fine feathered friend, are yet to experience yours. Let's just say when the "accident" occurs and you wind up with nine fingers instead of ten, remember the day we met. 

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    dance monkey! DANCE!

    Should this happen again, the offender should be forced to dance in front of the crowd to earn money for the book.  Awesomnisity should never be returned!

     

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    Okay....

    Hulk smash now?

     

     

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    just try and make me. . . . . .

    come on then, I'm not afraid of a bunch of Fat, angry nerds who still live with their mothers.

    I have a black belt in multiple martial arts. So just try. Really. I DARE YOU.

    Come and have a go if you think your hard enough.
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    thanx

    finally someone who isn't blind

    Come and have a go if you think your hard enough.
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    try

    you could try Gavvy. You could try.

    Come and have a go if you think your hard enough.
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    Smash Gavin!

    Hulk CAN smash now!

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