vauryscapy asked: How do you feel about zombies?
[I find them to be Tireless and dVoted public Servants with Fine Work Ethics and Scrupulous habits. Reg Shoe for instance is one of the Best policemen I have had the Privilidge of serving Along Side, he is utterly deevot’d to All his Causes.]
tmohzone asked: How did you decide to join the Watch?
[I am afraid my story is not a teribly Exciting one as it mostly stems from Not Knowing What Else To Do After Leaving School, but there was an Incident when I was a Sprog that may have
Afraid I shall have to finish this missive another Time, someone has upset the Coffee into Sgt. Angua’s Hair]
Anonymous asked: Do you have a first name, Corporal Ping? (Or is Ping your first name?)
[my Adoptive Parents, whom I never do think of without a smile even though mum’s Sciatica plays up a bit these days, are Agatean and so I’ve got an Agatean given name, it is rather long and means ‘Scent Of The Sea On A Midsummer Afternoon Somewhere Around Teatime’.
I was a rather poor speller for many Years in my childhood.]
katehughesart asked: On a somewhat related note to our friend Mr. Anonymous, does the life of a Watchman leave much time for gaiety? ie: socializing and perhaps, dare I say, romance?
[As a less Senior Watchman I tend to be rather busy, most of the time with essential Tasks.
however I am usually Available after Six o’ Clock, esp. on Weekdays]
katehughesart asked: What Watchman/Watchwoman/Watchgolem do you most look up to?
[Aside from the Old Stalwarts such as, Sgt. Colon (whose example is Inspiring as far as Long Carrers go) and Cmdr Vimes my model of Policing would be our Golem Dorfl, he is a fine Watchgolem as you put it gracfully Miss and a Most Dignified Figure.]
Anonymous asked: Are you gay?
[Generally I try to keep a Sunny and Pleasent dispostion at all times, tho’ it Can be difficult when Nobby has taken All the sugar-lumps again, I am sure I have No idea where he puts them]
[A letter on slightly weathered ivory paper, in thin loopy handwriting. It reads:
To those whom it may concern:
It seems that the Public of Ankh-Morpork has a Great Deal of curiousity about the day to day workings, of the City Watch. Commander Vimes suggested someone with ‘not enough to fill the hours of the day’ (viz. Me.) be assigned this most glamorous duty of Public Eddification.
There-fore, the public is invited to submit letters of any length to:
Corporal Ping, The Watch House.]