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In which Our Heroine joins the masses vituperating the new LJ posting form

*vituperates* There, done.

In some ways, Set This House in Order reminds me of a Fay Weldon novel. In a very good way--little things turn out to be important, and there are all these intricate lacework backturns where threads that seemed to be dropped or thrown away get picked up and woven back into the design. Nice, nice.

In fashion police news, what is *with* these blocky three and four button side-vented pseudo-Edwardian suits with the top button in the middle of the victim's chest? Ew. Gentlemen, this was not a good look when my grandfather was too smart to wear it, and it isn't a good look now. Unless your ambition is to recemble a vacuum-packed convenience store beefstick, in charcoal worsted.

Day three of post-novel ennui. Brain still completely empty, cabinet doors hanging open, dust bunnies in corners. Do not expect me to remember anything you tell me five minutes later. kit_kindred home safe from Ann Arbor & Points Northeast.

Did think of a plot point for OEJ last night. Had absolutely no urge to write anything, however.

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Guess I'm still a nonconformist - I like the new posting form!
can you see the entire effing thing on your monitor all at once?
If I horizontal scroll.

---L.
Oh! Is *that* why people are complaining? That would be really annoying. I couldn't figure out what the horrendous problem was. (As may be obvious, I can see the whole thing.)
I can. What browser do you use? Maybe that makes a difference. I use Netscape.
I use Firefox. But it comes up fun-kay in IE and Mozilla, too.
I saw someone who looked very good in the blocky suit jacket. Wish I'd gotten a picture to prove to you that there's at least one. His name's Vanya. I won't swear to the existence of any others, though.
I suppose it makes sense that an Ivan would look okay in an Eastern Bloc suit. *g*
I suggest using the portal page:
http://www.livejournal.com/portal/
(Though that doesn't help when one is correcting a post, as I often have to do.)

You're making me interested in Fay Weldon. (I used to know a Prisoner fan who heard so often that The Prisoner is like Kafka that he read Kafka and decided his stuff was almost as good.)

Kewl!

I've not been to the portal before. Nice.
Well, I use semagic at home. It's just when I'm cheating from work--or correcting my posts (which I must also, often)--that I'm stuck with the evil new too-wide interface.

I like Weldon a lot. She's really a cut above the British chick-lit genre that she helped to found, in my humble...
I suggest using the portal page

I like this. Why haven´t I seen it before?!
The new posting form is a blessing for me as it fits my screen. But I would howl and rage if I had to scroll.

Yes and amen on those jackets, especially when there's a face wearing two day stubble above it. Euew!
when there's a face wearing two day stubble above it.

It's the worst of 1955 coupled with the worst of 1984. *g*
In fashion police news, what is *with* these blocky three and four button side-vented pseudo-Edwardian suits with the top button in the middle of the victim's chest? Ew. Gentlemen, this was not a good look when my grandfather was too smart to wear it, and it isn't a good look now. Unless your ambition is to recemble a vacuum-packed convenience store beefstick, in charcoal worsted.

Why I tend to try not to keep up with current fashions, reason number 873.

God willing, jeans and t-shirts will never go out of style, or at least will not become terribly unfashionable and I can continue wearing them unto my dotage.
And jeans and t-shirts with a nice blazer over them will *always* be stylin', IMHO.
In fashion police news, what is *with* these blocky three and four button side-vented pseudo-Edwardian suits

The women's clothes are even worse. The colors of the late 60s and the worst styles of the 70s ---bright pink, big prints, short jackets with clown-size buttons.

Oh, and those awful pointy witch shoes that will only look good sticking out from under the foundation of a house.
hee!

this entry was full of giggle-worthy goodness!