: Well, unless I was badly misinformed, a newbie is a new
: person. By that standard, to you, I'm a newbie.
You are entirely correct in its meaning. I'm objecting to your constant usage of it. Do I constantly address you as newbie? No, because it's demeaning. Please try to be rational and limit your usage of it to people who deserve it. Just because someone is new, it doesn't mean they should instantly have the derogatory label newbie attached to them.
: Regarding my comparison of his work to mine...
: I don't have an objective grading standard, and I think
: that my work when I wrote my stuff is of an equivalant
: level of experience/training/what not to his (I could
: be wrong, but I've made mistakes before. Several,
: unforunately.), and I'm a little irked that I implied
: that I was the standard for greatness. That wasn't my
Well, it just sounds a little "cocky" to me and I think a few others. I won't speak for them though.
: I'll go for that...might give me some incentive to write
: some. Would poetry be accepted in this?
Of course. Any sort of Myth related creative writing is acceptable.