The modern golden age of messages occurred between 1978-1983, when The Police, Melle Mel/ Grandmaster Flash and INXS all released cool songs about messages. A steady decline followed, culminating in the nadir of pop-culture message references that was Kevin Costner's 1999 film Message in a Bottle. But the SA Goons have managed to make messages cool again, and all it took was some clothespins, glue and paper scraps, and/or the Photoshop equivalent!
With e-mail, twitter, Facebook, and telegrams, everyone seems to have forgotten about the most prototypical and heartfelt method of sending personalized messages:
Yes that's right: Clothespins, like out forefathers intended! But surely there are more gripping messages to be sent than "I heart you" ...
'We’re going to be in trouble!' Little Sister wailed, clutching her favorite book to her chest and sobbing. 'This isn’t fun like a story anymore!' But Big Sister was not listening, she was thinking. She grabbed Little Sister’s book from her and ran into town, yelling 'Help! A book made me and my sister hurt someone!'
I've been wanting to meet you all for the past few weeks, but I guess I cut an intimidating figure. I'm the new guy, with the cool job you've all surely been gossiping about. Yep, I'm the Lead Loremaster, and I'm here to enrich everything we do with much-needed lore.
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