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Title: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Julia The Bookworm on December 09, 2014, 06:08:22 AM
I figured since Scott's other books that threads like this Afterworlds should have one too.

What can you think of that would bother all of them?
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Panzercrappitastica on December 09, 2014, 11:19:02 AM
I was just about to make this!

Tell really any of them that kissing is yucky
Tell Darcy [SPOILER ALERT] that it would have been better if Yamaraj had died
Tell Nisha that math is stupid
Question the plausibility of somebody falling off a donkey, puncturing their wrist, and bleeding to death
Poke Lizzie's scar and insist it's makeup
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: BlueberryDoughnut on December 09, 2014, 11:30:00 AM
Insist on calling Imogen's second book Cat-o-mancer every chance you get.
Give Nisha a copy of Midnighters and insist that Dess is her "spirit animal".
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Panzercrappitastica on December 09, 2014, 11:36:00 AM
Insist on calling Imogen's second book Cat-o-mancer every chance you get.
Give Nisha a copy of Midnighters and insist that Dess is her "spirit animal".
Yes. Just yes XD

Make a point of mangling the working title of Imogen's second book.
Scramble the letters of a keyboard and tell Darcy that B is not next to H.
Constantly try to hook up Darcy and Imogen with random guys.
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Julia The Bookworm on December 09, 2014, 12:37:47 PM
Say to Darcy in a singsong voice, " I know what Imogen's real name is! I know what Imogen's real name is!!!!" Repeatedly.

Tell Darcy that Imogen is too old for her.

Call Lizzie a necrophiliac.
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Panzercrappitastica on December 09, 2014, 01:00:13 PM
Repeatedly tell Lizzie she's dating the Grim Reaper.
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on December 09, 2014, 02:48:54 PM
Insist on calling Imogen's second book Cat-o-mancer every chance you get.
Give Nisha a copy of Midnighters and insist that Dess is her "spirit animal".
I'm so glad I'm not the only one that thought this!

Constantly remind Darcy of her budgeting problems and threaten to tell Nisha.
Serve Darcy and Imogen bad noodles.
Call Standerson John Green.
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Panzercrappitastica on December 09, 2014, 02:56:04 PM
Convince Darcy to buy large amounts of very expensive noodles for Imogen. Then tell Nisha that it was Darcy's idea.
Pretend that Nisha is too young to be taken seriously.
Follow Lizzie around under a besheet going "Whoooooo!"
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on December 09, 2014, 03:31:35 PM
Dress up as Mindy and follow Lizzie around
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Panzercrappitastica on December 09, 2014, 03:33:14 PM
Giggle like a crazy fangirl whenever you see Darcy and Imogen together.
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on December 09, 2014, 04:06:51 PM
Tell Nisha that her math is bad and she should feel bad.
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on December 27, 2014, 04:05:06 PM
How did you find this thread? None but the most recently posted in are showing up for me.
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Panzercrappitastica on February 28, 2015, 01:44:34 AM
Follow Yamaraj around going "psyyyyyyycooooooopooooooomp" really loudly.
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Julia The Bookworm on February 28, 2015, 01:50:16 AM
Follow Yamaraj around while talking about Hinduism as if he doesn't know anything about it and insist that he isn't a god.

call Lizzie a necrophiliac for dating Yama.
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Panzercrappitastica on February 28, 2015, 01:51:13 AM
Make machine gun noises at Lizzie.
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Julia The Bookworm on February 28, 2015, 08:37:29 AM
That probably wouldn't annoy her but instead induce a PTSD related panic attack.
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Panzercrappitastica on February 28, 2015, 10:59:07 AM
Which would be annoying. Extremely annoying :P
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on February 28, 2015, 12:35:03 PM
Call Darcy 'Firecat'.
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Panzercrappitastica on February 28, 2015, 01:40:36 PM
Try to impose a fee on Lizzie whenever she says "agent"
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on February 28, 2015, 02:03:10 PM
But Lizzie doesn't have an agent :P
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Panzercrappitastica on February 28, 2015, 02:25:59 PM
But she knows someone with an agent title ;)
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on July 31, 2017, 04:09:16 AM
tell lizzie that valkaryie is as stupid a name as psycopomp

lock Lizzie and Yamaraj in a room together post break-up

remind Darcy about her budgetting issues when she least expects it, bonus points if Nisha is also around to hear
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on July 31, 2017, 04:16:26 AM
Trick Darcy into saying "agent" when Nisha is there
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on July 31, 2017, 04:36:32 AM
ask Imogen or Darcy if either of them keeps a diary
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on July 31, 2017, 06:25:24 AM
Get Darcy and/or Imogen a Dvorak keyboard so the B is no longer next to the H
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on July 31, 2017, 07:16:54 AM
tell Kiralee you've only read her bunyip book
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on July 31, 2017, 07:22:20 AM
Refer to Yama as a shinigami or a grim reaper
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on July 31, 2017, 07:29:36 AM
show Yama and/or Lizzie Death Note
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on July 31, 2017, 07:56:54 AM
Scream that you see a ghost whenever Lizzie walks into the room
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on July 31, 2017, 08:03:25 AM
ask Darcy's mom about her childhood friends while Dacy is around
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on July 31, 2017, 08:06:39 AM
Ask Darcy to read your book and it's just a fanfiction of her and Imogen
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on July 31, 2017, 08:31:20 AM
ask if Firecat is the name of a character from the Warriors series
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on July 31, 2017, 08:58:07 AM
Oh my god XD

Get Darcy and Imogen a cat and name it Firecat
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on July 31, 2017, 09:45:36 AM
ask where Imogen got the idea to have a pyromaniac and a cat burglar in the same series and watch her squirm
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on July 31, 2017, 09:47:18 AM
Rob Imogen's apartment and tell her you're cosplaying as her character
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on July 31, 2017, 10:05:50 AM
(alright everyone go home, ^that wins this thread, nothing can ever be funnier)

tell Darcy that The Closet Scene was ur favorite part of the book, and ask how she got the inspiration for it
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on July 31, 2017, 10:22:32 AM
:D

Ask Darcy and Imogen to reenact The Closet Scene
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on July 31, 2017, 10:27:10 AM
ask Imogen were she got the inspiration for the scene in her book where the character is in the trunk

better yet, ask Darcy about the scene in Imogen's book where the character is in the trunk
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on July 31, 2017, 10:30:19 AM
And when they answer, ask Imogen if she was trying to bring Darcy over the border
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on July 31, 2017, 10:41:02 AM
he's not a character, but ask Scott Westerfeld if Darcy is his self insert oc
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on July 31, 2017, 10:42:29 AM
I mean, she kinda is a little...

Ask Darcy if she's gonna write a book about a middle-aged writer named Scott Westerfeld and enjoy her confusion
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on July 31, 2017, 10:45:49 AM
o m g

ask Darcy if she's ever been to college
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on July 31, 2017, 10:47:00 AM
In that vein, ask Darcy what she's majoring in
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Julia The Bookworm on July 31, 2017, 10:50:21 AM
Throw out Imogen's matches.
Ask Darcy if she is still a virgin.
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on July 31, 2017, 10:59:47 AM
or tell Imogen that keeping that many matches in one place is a fire hazard (even if it's not? idk is it?)
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on July 31, 2017, 11:03:30 AM
(I don't think it would be? Maybe? Idk tho, I'm definitely not the person to ask)

Make a TV Tropes page for Darcy's Afterworlds but fill it with the Tropes from Scott's Afterworlds.
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on July 31, 2017, 11:18:13 AM
remind Agent Reyes about the irony or dying while fighting a death cult
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on July 31, 2017, 11:55:15 AM
Write cringey crossover fanfiction of Darcy's Hindu gods and Rick Riordan's Greek gods
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on July 31, 2017, 12:00:05 PM
better yet, write cringey self insert fanfic about Darcy's Afterworlds, where the mc helps Yama heal after his breakup with Lizzie... actually lets be honest Darcy would probably love every bit of cringey fanfic her book gets
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on July 31, 2017, 12:10:52 PM
That's true, Darcy did mention that she has written fanfiction.

Write cringey fanfiction about Imogen's book, not sure if she would appreciate it as much
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on July 31, 2017, 12:23:18 PM
omg did she? idr that but it's even better

write a cringey fanfic about Imogen's book called Cat-o-mancer
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on July 31, 2017, 12:31:21 PM
Yeah, she said that she remembered that B is next to H by the hundreds of stories, essays, and fanfictions she's typed over the years. Or something to that effect.

Write a cringey fanfiction of Imogen's book based on this movie: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045609/
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on July 31, 2017, 12:42:35 PM
o m g this is the best movie in existence and i haven't even seen it (its almost definetly terrible but i still love it)

ask Imogen where she got her pen name
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on July 31, 2017, 12:55:17 PM
If you like that weirdness then have I got a movie for you: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eating_Raoul

Ask Darcy if she took the name of her character from Pride and Prejudice
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on July 31, 2017, 01:04:22 PM
aaaaahhhhh im so happy that this exists, this probably isn't on netflix but im gonna try to find it at some point anyway

ask Darcy if she was named after the character from pride and prejudice
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on August 01, 2017, 07:48:15 AM
I think I have a link to that movie saved somewhere...

Tell Darcy that she can't write a sequel until November (NaNo month)

(Hey look I'm the last poster in all of the Scott's books-related boards...)
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on August 01, 2017, 07:53:32 AM
(oops sorry just ruined it)

remind Imogen that her book was tanking until the president's daughter read it, although this might just make her laugh
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on August 01, 2017, 08:04:06 AM
(I need to reread this book, I don't even remember half of the references in this thread)

Tell Darcy you got her a financial manager but it's actually just Nisha
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on August 01, 2017, 08:13:54 AM
(its ok i just have a really good memory for relativly useless things, and obscure events in books is one of those relativly useless things)

Tell Nisha u got her a job but ur actually just paying her 2 bucks a week to keep managing Darcy's budget, this would annoy her and Darcy so double points
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on August 01, 2017, 08:24:52 AM
(I'm the same, except my memory for useless things tends to be of the 'random crap people said to me that they don't even remember they told me' variety

Mess with the settings on Nisha's calculator
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on August 01, 2017, 09:04:08 AM
get Nisha a TI-86 (fancy calculator) but hack it so it only runs the pac man app (im not sure if this is possible but i rlly hope it is)
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: Ceres on August 01, 2017, 02:49:10 PM
Give Nisha a set of cool equations to graph on her new TI-86 and it's just the word "AGENT" spelled out with curves and lines
Title: Re: 100 ways to annoy all the Afterworlds characters
Post by: ravenoid-ish on August 02, 2017, 04:01:34 AM
(fuck that was basically the joke i came up with, great minds think alike)

tell Yama that theres a universe where regular humans know of him and worship him as a god