In Which My Ego Boundaries Collapse

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In Which My Ego Boundaries Collapse

Post by Varda » Mon Jul 01, 2013 7:34 pm

When Strawman suggested my mom might moonlight as Dr. Banzai, a quick phone call confirmed it. I suddenly realized that I’d known everyone on the Drabblecast forums all along.

Strawman did performance art downtown.

Flintknapper taught Xenolinguistics at the university.

That oddly well-read ATM at the bank? PhineasQP.

ROU operated the FBI surveillance van down the street.

I had beers with MonsieurMoustache every Friday.

Tbaker: definitely that creeper who follows me when I run.

ASID got drunk and panhandled behind Wal-mart.

How could this be? It was impossible. Unless...

I looked into the mirror. Norm Sherman stared back at me.

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(If you listen closely to the wind today, you can hear me laughing maniacally as they haul me off in the paddy-wagon.)
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Re: In Which My Ego Boundaries Collapse

Post by PhineasQP » Mon Jul 01, 2013 7:41 pm

I think I just splorted.
I'm Phineas Q. Picklefeather, and I approve this message.

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Post by strawman » Mon Jul 01, 2013 8:00 pm

And if you ever really need too, just click those ruby slippers together three times while saying, "There's no place like Drabbleland".
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

"Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle."
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Post by Varda » Mon Jul 01, 2013 8:32 pm

PhineasQP wrote:I think I just splorted.
If you're an ATM, does that mean you just shot free money all over the place? Because that would be awesome.
strawman wrote:And if you ever really need too, just click those ruby slippers together three times while saying, "There's no place like Drabbleland".
If I try it, am I going to end up as Varda or as Norm? Because it's a loooooong walk to Baltimore, and these ruby slippers have terrible arch support!
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Post by strawman » Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:30 pm

Just down the hallway from the playroom in our house, right ROU?
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Post by MonsieurMoustache » Tue Jul 02, 2013 1:52 am

You're not being paddy-wagon dragged anywhere we won't already be. Bring a six-pack.

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Post by Varda » Tue Jul 02, 2013 3:19 am

MonsieurMoustache wrote:You're not being paddy-wagon dragged anywhere we won't already be. Bring a six-pack.
You're on, ol' drinking buddy. :D I'll bring the usual.
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Post by Varda » Tue Jul 02, 2013 3:20 am

And Strawman, what's the story behind this "house" of yours...? Just curious.
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Post by Algernon Sydney is Dead » Tue Jul 02, 2013 3:48 am

Varda wrote:ASID got drunk and panhandled behind Wal-mart.
No, no, NO!
Panhandle in front of Wal-mart. Dumpster dive behind it!

(Note to self: Best to panhandle before diving for breakfast.)

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Post by strawman » Tue Jul 02, 2013 11:41 am

Varda wrote:And Strawman, what's the story behind this "house" of yours...? Just curious.
Not "house". House.
It is the quintessential Drabblecast fieldguide, House of Leaves. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Z._Danielewski.

Those who read it can sympathetically comprehend and solve for
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ROU and I suspect it was written under the direct influence of the angel Moroni.
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Post by Varda » Tue Jul 02, 2013 12:32 pm

Algernon Sydney is Dead wrote:(Note to self: Best to panhandle before diving for breakfast.)
Pshaw, breakfast is the most important meal of the day! And who do you think's leaving their extra moonshine in the dumpster for you?
strawman wrote:Not "house". House.
Ahhhh. I'm grokking you now.
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