Sime~Gen Perspectives Newsletter #5

February 1999


From Jean Lorrah, regarding the new business Sime~Gen Inc. Pass out the chocolate cigars, folks--it's a bouncing baby business! Sime~Gen Inc. officially came into existence on Thursday, January 28, 1999.We are now real. Congratulate or sympathize as you see fit.

The "Name the Villan" Competition ends on February 2nd. If you haven't already entered, please do so now for your chance to name the Villan of the new book "The Farris Channel." The entry form is located


Remember you have to be one of the Founding 400, and agree to buy a copy of the hardback of "The Farris Channel" to enter.


The 1999 New Year's Chat went very well again this year, with a fair turnout including some new people. The logs of the chat are at

Quotes overheard from Virtual Selyn, the Sime~Gen mailing list

"Gens! Can't take 'em anywhere - unless it's a kill room!" (speaker

unknown, overheard in a Shiltpron parlor)

Being Gen means never having to say you're sorry (Eliza ambrov Halwyn)

Being Sime means always having to say you're sorry (Zoe Farris)

Being a junct means never *bothering* to say you're sorry (John Cowan)

Little Sime, I'm the gen your mother warned you about. (Nova the wild Gen)

"Do not meddle in the affairs of wild gens, for they are quick to anger,

and you may be injured." (Nova, the wild Gen)

Stay Safe, Stay Strong, Stay low field!!!! (The Sectuib in Halwyn on

hearing that Nova the wild Gen was coming to visit)

Sime~Gen Clip Art available!

There is now a site for free clip art with a Sime~Gen flavor to spruce up your website. Artistically inclined? Want to donate some images? Or just see what's there so you can use them on your own site. Details for donating images and downloading images are on the site.


Contributors this issue

Karen Litman, Editor

Jean Lorrah

Jacqueline Lichtenberg

Eliza ambrov Halwyn