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Interview With Cye

Cye looks up at Argon for a change.Cye, local 50 foot Vixen was 'shrunk' by Morticon, local Evil Wallaby. The exact circumstances of Morticon's evil deed are unclear, but there is a history of, for want of a better term, 'disagreement' between them. In what some have determined a matter of 'size envy', The Evil Wallaby's alledged 'Technology too advanced for anyone other than himself to understand', was unable to deal with Cye in her normal size. So he apparently made her smaller in order to engage one of his fiendish plots.

Most everyone knows Cye. She is a regular in the Rose Garden, and although 'bigger' by the standards of other, smaller folks she always conducts herself in a most dainty, lady-like fashion. If you didn't have to look up to see her, you might never notice that she is 50 feet tall.

Although some folks refer to her as 'Macro' or a giant, her size is perfectly normal for any 50 foot Vixen. She is a lot of fun, and always very careful to make sure no smaller folks are under her feet. (Which this reporter finds leaning against on cool nights very pleasant).Now that the Evil Wallaby Morticon has shrunk her, for whatever evil scheme he has that will ultimatly fail, she stands only 3 and a half feet tall. I thought @Action News readers would be interested in how her change in size is effecting her, so I met Cye in The Glade off Centaur Square and we had the following conversation:

Argon says, "Thanks for consenting to this interview Cye, So how did you become smaller than normal?"
Cye says, "Mort shot me with a beam of some kind.."
Argon asks, "Why did he do that?"
Cye shurgs. "He just doesn't like me it seems."
Argon asks, "So how have you been adjusting to being small?"
Cye says, "Umm. we'll it take me alot longer to get around.."
Argon nods, "Is that a bad thing or a good one?"
Cye says, "Bad.."
Argon asks, "Why?"
Cye says, "Cause it takes longer to see my friends!"
Argon asks, "What do you see now that you haven't noticed before?"
Cye says, "the ground. :)"
Argon asks, "How about food? Are you getting to eat things you weren't able to before?"
Cye says, "Fruit and some meats now."
Argon asks, "What fruits do you like?"
Cye says, "All sorts. Apples Oranges, Watermelons.."
Argon asks, "What did you eat when you were normal sized?"
Cye says, "Er by 'normal size' you mean my 50ft size?'
Argon nods, ""That's normal for you."
Argon smiles.
Cye says, "Trees."
Argon asks, "Really?"
Cye nods. "Hai."
Argon asks, "Have you gone to visit places you couldn't before? Gone in smaller buildings and things?"
Cye says, "I've gotten to see some the inside of some friends' homes."
Cye grins happily her tail wagging behind her.
Argon asks, "But have you enjoyed snuggling and getting patpats and such now that other folks are your size?"
Cye says, "Oh yes!!!"
Argon asks, "Have you tried pouncing anyone?"
Cye says, "No I haven't.."
Argon say, "When I get shrunk, it's something I find fun to do. I'm usually too big to pounce anyone."
Argon smiles.
Argon asks, "Well, are you hoping to return to your normal size, or would you like to stay small?"
Cye says, "Well I do miss being up there.. (giggles) maybe I'll get even taller! n.n"
Argon asks, "What about Morticon, are you mad at him?"
Cye says, "Yes!!"
Argon asks, "Have you any plans for revenge?"
Cye says, "Oh yes.... "
Argon asks, "Like what?"
Cye says, "That would be telling."
Argon smiles, "Good answer."
Argon asks, "Well, now that you're small, what things have you enjoyed doing?"
Cye says, "Snuggling, enjoying the sights.. not having to worry about stepping on most people.."
Argon asks, "How about things you couldn't do before? "
Cye says, "Like??"
Argon shrugs, "Sitting in chairs, riding a bike.." Argon smiles, "Centaurback rides?"
Cye ohs! "Very much so! Chairs are very neat!
Argon asks, "Well, anything else you'd like to say for the paper?"
Cye says, "Snuggle me while you can! n.n"
Argon chuckles.
Argon gives Cye a snuggle!
Cye yahs!
You say, "Thanks a lot for the interview, Cye!"
Cye nods. "thank you.."

As of press time, Cye was still small. She is adjusting well, but still finds herself keeping habits she developed from years of being taller than most everyone else. Hopefully, a cure will be found to return her to normal soon.

Keep reading @Action News for reports of her revenge against Morticon.

My Shiny Fiance

Fruitbat Team To Investigate Abandoned Mine.

This is why I'm commisioning someone to draw me as a shiny Centaur.I awoke one morning to the image of a strange, warped face looking back at me! Thinking that Morticon might have again broken into our bedroom, I awoke with a start!

"Argon!", I exclaimed.

The image warped again and shifted. As it turned out, I wasn't seeing the deranged face of a male wallaby with a pouch, but instead it was my own reflection...on the silvery back of my fiance, Argon!

Seeing that he wasn't doing anything but snoring, I poked him awake.

:SnnNRRK!!" He replied, "Huh? Whuzzat? Mmm... Mavra, what's wrong?"

"Argon, *DEAR*, you're shiny."

"Oh, yes," he said as he rubbed his shiny eyes, "Austin polished me earlier tonight in the Rose Garden."

"Ah... not just your hooves I take it?"

Well, no, of course not."

"Hmmf. 'Of course not,' he says." I sighed and put my hands on my withers and shook my head, "For a moment I thought that Morti had gotten in, or that Ceralor had got ahold of you again."

"Heh, no, it was only Austin."

We both got to our hooves and I had a chance to look him over completely. Yes, he was indeed 'shiny'. Everything, from the hair on his head, to mane to tail, and even his equine body hair was polished to a silvery sheen.

"So." Argon said as he posed muscularly and turned around, letting me get a good look at all that shined, "what do you think?"

I pursed my lips and considered for a moment before picking up my things to get ready for the day, "Ok, dear, face towards me and hold still."

He did so and asked, "Like this?"

:Ok, but flex your abs a bit."

"Like this?"

"No, more."




"Yes, perfect! Now hold that!"

Argon grinned and posed. The smile turned into an expression of curiosity then mild bemused exasperation as I brushed my hair and did my face in my reflection on his yummy tummy!

Morticon Attempts To Influence Judge

The Wallaby hanging Judge.Morticon, local Evil Wallaby, was reportedly seen attempting to get revenge on Adara, local Cat, and District Judge. Before a number of witnesses, Morticon somehow overcame Adara's Cat-like reflexes by spraying her with liquid Catnip and luring her into a sack. He then tossed the sack into the Rose Garden fountain. Horrified spectators just stood around until Argon, local shiny Centaur, pulled the sack out of the fountain and released Adara.

Because Argon's has Human features, he was unable to perform proper CPR on the Feline Judges So he suggested to Carlos, local morphing Bat, that he might change into a morph that could assist Her Honor. However, before Carlos could decide which morph would be best, Adara recovered. She seems to be suffering no lasting effects.

As of press time, no legal action has been taken against Morticon.

Is There A Connection?

This is my spinach which was given for thee.From The Way to Life website, comes this post which is reproduced below.


Is Jesus Christ God in a human body or not? This is one big bone of contention among Christians and non-Christians alike. The Bible has the answer.

What is the name of God? Moses, at Mount Sinai, talked to God. He asked God what His name is that he would tell the Israelites. God's reply is in Exodus 3:14-15, to wit from the Good News Bible: God said, "I am who I am. This is what you must say to them: 'The one who is called I AM has sent me to you.' Tell the Israelites that I, the Lord, the God of their ancestors, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, have sent you to them. This is my name for ever; this is what all future generations are to call me."

So the name of God is "I Am Who I Am". Do you know that Jesus said "I Am Who I Am"? This can be found in John 8:24,28 and 13:19. The following were quoted from the Good News Bible.

John 8:24 - "That is why I told you that you will die in your sins. And you will die in your sins if you do not believe that 'I Am Who I Am'."

John 8:28 - "So he said to them, "When you lift up the Son of Man, you will know that 'I Am Who I Am': then you will know that I do nothing on my own authority, but I say only what the Father has instructed me to say."

John 13:19 - "I tell you this now before it happens; so that when it does happen, you will believe that 'I Am Who I Am.'

Don't these words of Jesus confirm that He is God (the Father) Himself in a human body? Jesus said that if we do not believe that He is God, then we will die in our sins. Why will we die in our sins?

The only way to God (in Heaven) is through Jesus Christ. He said that He is the way, the truth and the life. No one goes to the Father except through Him (John 14:6). So if you do not accept Him, you cannot enter His heavenly kingdom. Remember, He said that this world is not His kingdom. His is in the spiritual world. That is where we will all go--to the spiritual world--because we are spirits.

There are only two requirements to go to Heaven: 1) Accept and believe that Jesus Christ is true God AND true man, and 2) Follow the commandments of Jesus Christ. If you meet these requirements, you can go to Heaven no matter what your religious affiliation is. So while there is still time, save your soul. Believe in Jesus. Believe that a person by the name of Jesus Christ existed here on earth some 2000 years ago. He is an historical figure so he existed before. He is not a myth. And then believe also that Jesus Christ is God in human form. The spirit of God dwelt in a human body who we call Jesus Christ. Jesus said "I Am Who I Am'. And that is the name of God--I Am Who I Am

Please feel free to draw your own conclusions.

Weekly Survey

Argon doing the survey.Due to technical difficulties, the @Action News Reporter assigned the survey this week was unable to meet the press deadline. In place of a new survey article, here, reprinted for your pleasure, is the first survey published in @Action news from August 5th, 2002

Argon did an informal survey in the Rose Garden asking, "I'm doing a survey for the paper. Tell me, what do you take pride in?" Here are the responses he got:

  • Lavender - Rabbit - Her ears.
  • Vassily - Sloth - His suit.
  • Skanee - Reverse Gryphon - He takes pride in being unique, though it often feels like a curse, too.
  • Flutterz - Wanna be Dread Pirate, Flower Fae - Her aphid herd!
  • Lia - Elf - Her m4d skillz? If she had any. "Well, I'd say my art."
  • Whitesilk - Skiltaire - Takes pride in being who she is.
  • AlexRaccoon - Raccoon Blinp - Is proud to be a Balloon!
  • Gina_Doberman - Doberman Pincher - Takes pride in her home which is all decorated in an Apple motif!
  • Rown - Centaur - Takes pride in his enormous hooved.
  • Rown - Centaur - Takes pride in his enormous hooves.
  • PatchO'Black - Jellicle Cat - His ability to get along with and make friends among varied people.

Artist Needed, Will Pay

Shiny ArgonAs some of you may know, Austin polished me and so now I'm a Shiny Centaur. I'm looking for an artist who would be willing to draw me in a style similar to the old Silver Surfer comic character as is shown here from the old Comic book.

The image to the left is one I made from a panel from the same comic, and a photo of a statue of a silver Horse. As you see, even in black and white, the shading and color doesn't match. I want an image that makes both Human and Equine aspects blend together perfectly, and be reflective.

I look like I used to I still have my hair on my head, my mane, tail and feathering (That hair on the lower part of my legs that surrounds my hooves) but it's all that silver color. Totally reflective, like the guy in the image above. There is a picture of me here, but in regular coloration. It needs to look like this in form, but silvery, like the Silver Surfer.

If anyone is interested, I'm offering $50 for a color rendering that I like. I'd like someone who can pull off that comic book style of art, and get the color right. If you need Centaur models, there are a bunch on my website. If you need more information, send a few sketches, or want to haggle about the price, either qmail me on SpinDizzy, or e-mail me


The Doze Garden

The Doze Garden Comic Strip

Guidelines and Procedures for Submitting "article"s

Submitting a story or artwork for @Action News is easy! Just send it to newspaper@spindizzy.org or qmail or page Argon about it.
@Action News is published weekly on or after 12:01 AM Eastern Time on Sunday. Most any type of story or "article" will be accepted. Artwork is also welcome but must be limited to 504 pixels in width. 632 pixels for the large version of the Doze Garden cartoon. The thumbnail illustrations are between 150 and 200 pixels in width. Generally, we'd prefer things that aren't out and out lies or flames about other folks, and have a basis in the reality of SpinDizzy. Things that occur in public areas are fair game. The things reported don't have to have actually happened, (any more than anything that happens here does) but make sure you don't overstep the social boundaries and rules of interaction that we have. These are pretty broad guidelines, but we expect good sense to apply.

Thanks! Argon, Editor @Action News