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What Nancy Said

MSTed quotes from the Nancy Drew books.

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Created on 2012-10-31 18:09:15 (#1783137), last updated 2012-10-31 (255 weeks ago)

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Unless I say otherwise, you can assume that this comm IS still being updated and has not been abandoned. Even if I looks like I haven't done anything with it for months, or even upwards of a year.

GENERAL OVERVIEW: WhatNancySaid is a collection of MSTed quotes from the Nancy Drew mystery series by Carolyn Keene (*cough*). I started collecting Nancy Drew quotes when I was about thirteen, and eventually put them on Xanga (see link above) a couple months later. I promptly forgot about the site, and it spent a couple years wallowing in the land of forgotten journals... until mid-summer 2006, in which I re-discovered it, remembered how much fun mocking Nancy Drew was, and moved the whole shebang over here. Ta-da!

And just for the record, this isn't necessarily only my playground. This comm needs people who are funnier than me, for goodness' sake. If anyone else has any Nancy Drew books lying around, feel free to join in on the fun! I would, however, like to claim the entire revised classic series for myself (those are the ones with the bright yellow covers- go here to get the scoop on the different series in the ND world), because I have no life and I seriously think I'll be able to do them all. Other than that... if it says 'Nancy Drew' on the cover, it's fair game.

*PLEASE NOTE*: This is NOT a recap community, nor is it a site for miscellaneous ND snark. If you're looking to read/post your own Nancy Drew recaps, try titian_blonde. If you're looking for non-recapping/MSTing snark, I have some stuff saved in this comm's memories. (Also, if you've written something that's both snarky and Nancy Drew, and don't mind me adding it, drop me a line.)

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DISCLAIMER: I do not own the Nancy Drew books. Obviously. Any passage quoted her belongs to and was written by Carolyn Keene (*cough*). Believe me, I could never come up with some of this stuff on my own.

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NOTE TO NANCY DREW FANS: This site is not intended to insult Nancy Drew/Carolyn Keene (*cough*) in any way. These books have kind of grown on me, despite their 1930s corny-ness and not-so-great writing, and I enjoy reading them. I also happen to enjoy poking fun at some of the dated slang/comments/characterizations, but my intent is not really to be meanspirited. I doubt that anyone will find this site offensive, but I thought I'd put this note here just in case. Still, if you dislike Nancy being called an annoying (but loveable) busybody, or resent the implication that Bess and George are in a homoerotic relationship, you might want to think twice about reading this comm.

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(*COUGH*)?: Even though I will refer to Carolyn Keene (*cough*) as the author, she never really existed. The Nancy Drew books were written by various ghostwriters over the years, and the creater of the series was Edward Stratemeyer.
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bess and george, bess marvin, carolyn keene, carson drew, carson's angels, commie cars, detective work, funny quotes, george fayne, ghostwriters, hannah gruen, helen corning, hiding people in attics, homoerotic relationships, leading on your boyfriends, msting, msts, mysteries, nancy drew, nancy drew quotes, quote collecting, the stratemeyer syndicate
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