Viviaya
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Joined 04-06-07, id: 563103, Profile Updated: 11-04-14
Author has written 23 stories for Kids, General, Fantasy, Life, Nature, Haiku, General, Religion, Sci-Fi, and School.

Oh, special shout out to PocoSnow15 as my first reviewer ever!

Murphy is my hero so naturally I have some of his laws.

No matter how long or how hard you shop for an item, after you've bought it, it will be on sale somewhere cheaper.

The other line always moves faster.

In order to get a loan, you must first prove you don't need it.

If it jams - force it. If it breaks, it needed replacing anyway.

When a broken appliance is demonstrated for the repairman, it will work perfectly.

In any hierarchy, each individual rises to his own level of incompetence, and then remains there.

In case of doubt, make it sound convincing.

The chances of the bread landing butter side down are directly proportional to the cost of the carpet

If you perceive that there are four possible ways in which something can go wrong, and circumvent these, then a fifth way, unprepared for, will promptly develop.

From Troutman

Profanity is the one language understood by all programmers

If a test installation functions perfectly, all subsequent systems will malfunction

Weinberg's second law

If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the first woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization.

Gumperson

The probability of anything happening is in inverse ratio to its desirability

Harvard's law as applied to computers

Under the most rigorously controlled conditions of pressure, temperature, volume, humidity and other variables, the computer will do as it damn well pleases.

Rule of accuracy

When working toward the solution of a problem, it always helps if you know the answer.

Westheimer's Rule

To estimate the time it takes to do a task: estimate the time you think it should take, multiply by two and change the unit of measure to the next highest unit. Thus, we allocate two days for a one hour task.

And Flap's Law

Any inanimate object, regardless of its position, configuration or purpose, may be expected to perform at any time in a totally unexpected manner for reasons that are either entirely obscure or else completely mysterious.

That's all for now.

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Passing On reviews
Another graduation poem...
Poetry: School - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 318 - Reviews: 1 - Updated: 2/18/2011 - Published: 5/8/2009 - Complete
Chameleon Title Subject to Change
After a riot in a nearby city Kendra, Clean-up agent and shape shifter pairs up with one of the survivors as they are thrown on a journey to discover what is causing these riots. What they discover could help save the Shifters and themselves. /Bad Summar
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,242 - Published: 6/30/2010
Toss reviews
Small changes can make monstrous changes.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 26 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/25/2008 - Complete
Different reviews
Bio-engineering has become a commonplace practice. Even though the excessive testing and changing of the world's species has resulted in 'mutations' from the norm in both humans and animals. Can man-kind survive this savage garden they have created?
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,984 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/9/2008
Rise up reviews
Teach me through the scars of failure how to live.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 437 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/31/2008 - Complete
Apathy reviews
You care about the wrong things...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 28 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 2/24/2008 - Complete
Wonder reviews
Would you...
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 16 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 2/6/2008 - Complete
Who Are? reviews
Haiku
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 14 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 12/14/2007 - Complete
Falling Leaves Changing Wardrobes reviews
Now I'm standing, waiting, hoping that you'll come back for me.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 640 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/19/2007 - Complete
Camouflage
Changing my nature is against it.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 205 - Published: 8/16/2007 - Complete
To the Past reviews
Evening light...
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 132 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/11/2007 - Complete
Glass Cards reviews
Like glass against steel all have cracked.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 115 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/11/2007 - Complete
Valkyrie reviews
I'm not afraid as long as you're holdin' me tight
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 319 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/9/2007 - Complete
Communion reviews
Kind of random, but I know a few of you have thought it.
Poetry: Religion - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 23 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 5/7/2007 - Complete
Mirror Mask reviews
It was a bad day...
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 365 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 5/6/2007 - Complete
Elysium reviews
Result of a poetry challenge by Cremora The Candle.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 13 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 4/28/2007 - Complete
Pretender reviews
I'm sick of the falsely optimistic crap that people say.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 16 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 4/23/2007 - Complete
Empathy reviews
Written when I was particularly annoyed with my friend.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 17 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 4/23/2007 - Complete
The Rise of Man reviews
A brief diamante about the change from nature to civilization.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 90 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 4/17/2007 - Complete
Masks reviews
...eveyone has them
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 220 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 4/10/2007 - Complete
Witch Drums reviews
Close mindedness at it's finest.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Drama/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 229 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 4/10/2007 - Complete
I'm a Soldier reviews
What if America, the 'strongest country in the world' were launched into a long war on it's own turf. Most past battles were in other countries. What does one, normal girl in the war think?
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,517 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 4/9/2007 - Complete
The Pet Shop Before Christmas reviews
Max, a puppy, is afraid he won't have a family for Christmas. When a mysterious man shows up Max finds out that he wasn't forgotten after all. Sorry, I'm kind of bad at summaries.
Fiction: Kids - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 649 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/9/2007 - Complete