Saturday, October 24, 2009

The Story Game

It's time to play The Story Game again. I just want you to have something entertaining to do if you swing by for a visit this weekend while I'm off boating. So play nice. Okay?

Here's how it works. I'll start a story. You continue it in comments. Each commenter picks up where the last left off. Next week I'll give it an ending and post our story with the links to everyone who participated under the heading, "Contributing Authors". You can play as many times as you want and the game will run all weekend. Thanks for playing along.

Here's the beginning of our new story: It was almost Halloween and Anthony was deep in his yearly depression. He just hated Halloween. Truth be known he was afraid of Halloween because ...
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  1. he was traumatized as a pubescent preteen. Every year his mother would decide how he was to dress up for Halloween. Four years ago, she decided to dress him up as a Smurf, followed by Tinky Winky the purple Tella Tubbie the year after. Last year she dressed him up as Dame Edna, which didn't quite work that well. Anthony had a major crush on the girl next door, Sally. Each year him mother would force him out for Trick or Treat, and also make sure that he went to Sally's house. He was terrified and embarrassed by these ridiculous costumes, and what Sally might think about him. This year he was going to rebel and change everything. He was going to go out as.....

    Hi Sandee!!! I posted a start for the story, but it didn't show up. I think you may have 2 versions of this now?

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  2. and Sally was going to dress as a "Ho ! off they went into the night him in his mack Daddy hat and Sally in her tight mini skirt and those horrible high platform spike heels, looking like was going to tumble over ny second.....

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  3. they stumbled upon on another couple that was leaving the neighbors' house, which was dark, unlit, with very strange sounds echoing through the lawn. When they approached the door they found..

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  4. a screatching cat, and headless mans' head rolling after them! They ran so fast in the other direction that they stumbled onto...

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  5. Anthony's evil twin brother who was a real warlock and demanded that Anthony...

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  6. the cemetery next door, unfortunately where an open hole was waiting to receive an expected occupant; however...

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  7. (looks like Don and Sandy crossed paths here...I'm going with Don's to follow up on..which is 'and demanded that Anthony..')

    ..immediately give him a Klondike bar. Anthony did not have a Klondike bar, as he had eaten it before he left the house. However, thinking fast, he pulled out a cucumber wrapped in aluminum foil and...

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  8. he lost his family that day 13 years from now.

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  9. As upset as Anthony was to find that he'd be losing his family in 13 years, all he could think about was Sally and how upset she was that Anthony had given her cucumber to his evil twin brother, Schmanthony. As Anthony tried to console Sally, he promised her that he would make it up to her later that night by....

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  10. giving her the biggest cucumber she had ever seen! But, until then, "let the party begin" he told her as they entered the neighbors house. The first thing the guests were asked to do was...

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  11. cut themselves a huge hunk of cake and pour some hot tea... then they all

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  12. brought out the naked pictures of Bea Arthur, 20 cans of crisco and the tequila, of course. Two hours later....

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  13. ..after they had played "Pin the dress on Bea" and made deep fried tequila battered onion rings, Anthony and Sandy realized the bathroom was full due to an 'intesinal crisis'. Pimp and Ho be-clad couple stumbled out the door and...

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  14. were about to cross the street when suddenly they heard a noise coming from a car parked by the curb. They approached the car to investigate but...

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  15. ...they were stunned to see the ghostly sight at the rear seat. They pulled themselves and proceeded cautiously further towards the car...

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  16. where they saw why Anthony's mother was always rushing him out of the house on Halloween. There she was in the back seat of the car, her eyes closed and her mouth opened as she. . .

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  17. ...strummed the notes of the banjo and the guitar from the instrumental, Dueling Banjos on the waistband of her control top panties ...

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  18. Dueling Banjos brought back memories of love gone by.... Back when her cousin was courting her (after all, she was living in the mountains of West Virginia by then). But she had to forget that careless time...

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  19. because out the window she could see a pimp and a ho staring at her. So she did the only thing she could think to do....

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  20. She reached for that big cucumber that Anthony had promised her earlier and....

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  21. Empress Bee (of the High Sea) on October 25, 2009 5:46 AM said...

    she could try to forget over her cake but her heart was not in it, instead she...

    Cloudia on October 25, 2009 7:05 PM said...

    took a glass and poured a generous slug of...

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