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Weekly Pratchett Quote

There was a polite beeping from the Thing. "You may be interested to know," it said, "that we've broken the sound barrier."
Masklin turned wearily to the others. "All right, own up. Who broke it?"
--Terry Pratchett, Wings
Greetings all!

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12 Days of Hogswatch Contest

Look! Banners for the contest winners! I totally took a completely reasonable amount of time to make these!










CONTEST!
So. Clearly I am not organized enough to make contest banners in a timely fashion. However, :iconapelican: had an idea of a contest that I think would be quite fun to run. So, to ensure this goes a bit more smoothly, I am looking for people who would be willing to make banners for the contest winners. They don't have to be anything fancy as long as they are finished by 15th of January. Anyone who is interested should either contact me or reply to this post.

The contest is as follows:

12 Days of Hogswatch
Deadline: 21st December, 2011
Voting: 22nd December - 29th December
Winners Announced: 30th December
Banners Posted: 16th January

Rewrite the old carol the Twelve Days of Christmas with Pratchett themed lyrics. The most obvious choice is to give it a Hogswatch spin, but if someone wants to try their hand at writing a song for one of the other books that will be accepted as well.
Not a wordsmith? No worries! Other art forms (paintings, photos, etc.) will also be accepted as long as they depict a gift for all twelve days.

Here's the original song. Let's see what you can do with it:

On the first day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
A partridge in a pear tree.

On the second day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the third day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the fourth day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the fifth day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the sixth day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Six geese a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the seventh day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Seven swans a-swimming,
Six geese a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the eighth day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Eight maids a-milking,
Seven swans a-swimming,
Six geese a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the ninth day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Nine ladies dancing,
Eight maids a-milking,
Seven swans a-swimming,
Six geese a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the tenth day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Ten lords a-leaping,
Nine ladies dancing,
Eight maids a-milking,
Seven swans a-swimming,
Six geese a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the eleventh day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Eleven pipers piping,
Ten lords a-leaping,
Nine ladies dancing,
Eight maids a-milking,
Seven swans a-swimming,
Six geese a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the twelfth day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Twelve drummers drumming,
Eleven pipers piping,
Ten lords a-leaping,
Nine ladies dancing,
Eight maids a-milking,
Seven swans a-swimming,
Six geese a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree!

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This group is dedicated to all things related to the author Terry Pratchett. This includes, but is not limited to: Discworld, Good Omens, Nation, The Bromeliad Trilogy (Truckers, Diggers, and Wings), The Johnny Books (Only You Can Save Mankind, Johnny and the Dead, and Johnny and the Bomb), Once More with Footnotes, The Carpet People, The Unadulterated Cat, Strata, and, of course, Mr. Pratchett's marvelous hat. Everyone is welcome to join, whether you have Pratchett themed art or not.
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ppanek Featured By Owner May 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Fyi... The Lifeline Theatre in Chicago is generously offering discounted "Monstrous Regiment" tickets to Discworld fans!

"Lifeline Theatre is thrilled to offer a special discount on
MONSTROUS REGIMENT tickets to Discworld fans near and far. $10 off regular single tickets, June 12-July 20, with code
"OZZER." Must order by May 31st. Call 773-761-4477 or
purchase online at www.lifelinetheatre.com."

"Monstrous Regiment" opens May 30 and runs through July 20, 2014.
If you are interested in attending the play with a group of Discworld fans, and/or starting a Chicago-area Discworld fan group, please contact me at panek1612@yahoo.com.


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ppanek Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
North American Discworld Gathering in 2015
The dates and location of the North American Discworld Gathering in 2015 have been announced here:
it-bodes.blogspot.com/2014/04/…
Come join us!
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ppanek Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for adding me to the group!

A special announcement: Please help other Discworld fans find the official North American Discworld Convention (NADWCon) Facebook page by LIKING and SHARING this page: www.facebook.com/NADWCon - This is where information will be posted about 2015.

Thank you!*

*I'd like to add that tomorrow (Friday, March 28) is an official food holiday called "Something on a Stick Day". The Discworld Bakers Guild Facebook page (www.facebook.com/DWBakersGuild… has designated this day as "Dibbler Day" in honor of C.M.O.T. Dibbler and is posting recipes of foods "onna stick" today and tomorrow to celebrate. We promise the recipes are edible and use actual named meats. ;-) 
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SteveChop Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Man I just finished reading Terry Pratchetts "Dodger" which came out this year. It was my first book from him and I really questioned myself: Why? WHY THE HELL DIDN'T YOU READ HIS STUFF EARLIER?"
XDDD
I love this book and I am currently working on a fanart of it.
After I finished Dodger I went to my local bookstore and bought the first Discworld bokk "The colors of magic" at the same day.
I am hyped to continue reading and sink into the discworld =DD I am really happy that there is a deviantart group to this great author =DDD
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PoorEccentric Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2012  Student Writer
I wrote a thank-you to TPerry. I was wondering if there was any chance of getting it up here?
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hippiegeek Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2012
Sure! Just submit it to the group. We accept pretty much anything Pratchett related and that follows the DA TOS. If you have any questions about how to submit let me know and I can explain it in more detail.
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PoorEccentric Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2012  Student Writer
Thanks for the info. I'm still considering if I want to though.
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bc-hell Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks a lot for add me guys ♥
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Rbananas Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2011  Student General Artist
Mr. Pratchett's hat?
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Knupfel Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for letting me join, too :)
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