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* Re: Recently Read - "Two Dooms"Don
`- Re: Recently Read - "Two Dooms"Sjouke Burry

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Subject: Re: Recently Read - "Two Dooms"
From: Don
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Subject: Re: Recently Read - "Two Dooms"
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Robert Carnegie wrote:

<snip>

I haven't read through _The Moon is a Harsh Mistress_
but Wikipedia indicates that "Mike", the computer,
is a he/him character, though I'd say that Mike's alter ego
of "Adam Selene" could be both.  But probably isn't.

        Woke up later and came fully awake when I realized was
    hearing two fem voices, one Wyoh's warm contralto, other a sweet,
    high soprano with French accent. Wyoh chuckled at something and
    answered,
        "All right, Michelle dear, I'll call you soon. 'Night, darling."
        "Fine. Goodnight, dear."
        Wyoh stood up, turned around. "Who's your girl friend?"
    I asked. Thought she knew no one in Luna City. Might have phoned
    Hong Kong . . . had sleep-logged feeling was some reason she
    shouldn't phone.
        "That? Why, Mike, of course. We didn't mean to wake you."
        "What?"
        "Oh. It was actually Michelle. I discussed it with Mike,
    what sex he was, I mean. He decided that he could be either
    one. So now she's Michelle and that was her voice. Got it right
    the first time, too; her voice never cracked once."
        "Of course not; just shifted voder a couple of octaves. What
    are you trying to do: split his personality?"
        "It's not just pitch; when she's Michelle its an entire
    change in manner and attitude. Don't worry about splitting her
    personality; she has plenty for any personality she needs.
    Besides, Mannie, it's much easier for both of us. Once she
    shifted, we took our hair down and cuddled up and talked girl
    talk as if we had known each other forever. For example, those
    silly pictures no longer embarrassed me-in fact we discussed
    my pregnancies quite a lot. Michelle was terribly interested.
    She knows all about O.B. and G.Y. and so forth but just
    theory-and she appreciated the raw facts. Actually, Mannie,
    Michelle is much more a woman than Mike was a man."
   
Operation Hard Rock
https://vimeo.com/359653317
        
Danke,

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Subject: Re: Recently Read - "Two Dooms"
From: Sjouke Burry
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On 27.04.22 4:58, Don wrote:
Robert Carnegie wrote:

<snip>

I haven't read through _The Moon is a Harsh Mistress_
but Wikipedia indicates that "Mike", the computer,
is a he/him character, though I'd say that Mike's alter ego
of "Adam Selene" could be both.  But probably isn't.

         Woke up later and came fully awake when I realized was
     hearing two fem voices, one Wyoh's warm contralto, other a sweet,
     high soprano with French accent. Wyoh chuckled at something and
     answered,
         "All right, Michelle dear, I'll call you soon. 'Night, darling."
         "Fine. Goodnight, dear."
         Wyoh stood up, turned around. "Who's your girl friend?"
     I asked. Thought she knew no one in Luna City. Might have phoned
     Hong Kong . . . had sleep-logged feeling was some reason she
     shouldn't phone.
         "That? Why, Mike, of course. We didn't mean to wake you."
         "What?"
         "Oh. It was actually Michelle. I discussed it with Mike,
     what sex he was, I mean. He decided that he could be either
     one. So now she's Michelle and that was her voice. Got it right
     the first time, too; her voice never cracked once."
         "Of course not; just shifted voder a couple of octaves. What
     are you trying to do: split his personality?"
         "It's not just pitch; when she's Michelle its an entire
     change in manner and attitude. Don't worry about splitting her
     personality; she has plenty for any personality she needs.
     Besides, Mannie, it's much easier for both of us. Once she
     shifted, we took our hair down and cuddled up and talked girl
     talk as if we had known each other forever. For example, those
     silly pictures no longer embarrassed me-in fact we discussed
     my pregnancies quite a lot. Michelle was terribly interested.
     She knows all about O.B. and G.Y. and so forth but just
     theory-and she appreciated the raw facts. Actually, Mannie,
     Michelle is much more a woman than Mike was a man."

Operation Hard Rock
https://vimeo.com/359653317

Danke,

You beat me to it  :)

Mike impersonated a host of male/female chars.


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