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Cause of Death

Post by dreamrock » Fri Jan 15, 2010 6:23 pm

"He went the way he wanted."

"He wanted 18-wheeler decapitation."

"Yeah. But dramatic, right?"

The alien STD was that.
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Re: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)

Post by swamp » Fri Jan 15, 2010 6:25 pm

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Ancient monuments of forbidden love, two gorgon statues, metaphorical sisters, stand gazing into each other's eyes.
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Post by Algernon Sydney is Dead » Fri Jan 15, 2010 9:48 pm

swamp wrote:Ancient monuments of forbidden love, two gorgon statues, metaphorical sisters, stand gazing into each other's eyes.
Shoulda titled that one, "Drop-dead Gorgeous." :)

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Memories: We simply choose to forget.

Post by Algernon Sydney is Dead » Fri Jan 15, 2010 9:52 pm

Jim knew trusting his files to a thumb drive was risky.
His schematics and notes, 3 decades of work, all gone in a "flash".

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Re: Memories: We simply choose to forget.

Post by dreamrock » Fri Jan 15, 2010 10:11 pm

Algernon Sydney is Dead wrote:Jim knew trusting his files to a thumb drive was risky.
His schematics and notes, 3 decades of work, all gone in a "flash".
Ooooh, please tell me this isn't autobiographical. I know too many writers who have made that mistake. One lost the half of his 20-year-attempt-at-a-novel that he had completed.
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Post by ROU Killing Time » Fri Jan 15, 2010 10:24 pm

"A tasteless gift."

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Re: Memories: We simply choose to forget.

Post by Algernon Sydney is Dead » Fri Jan 15, 2010 10:27 pm

dreamrock wrote:Ooooh, please tell me this isn't autobiographical. I know too many writers who have made that mistake. One lost the half of his 20-year-attempt-at-a-novel that he had completed.
Nope, I have automatic backups and version control (but it has been too long since I tested the recovery/restore).

Something not quite as drastic happened to a friend of mine just recently. He ignored my advice and I can't even say, "I told you so." :cry: (I'm the victim, here. :roll: :P )
So, I made a twabble. I just hope all the plays on "flash" are not lost to the reader. :wink:

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Post by moonowl » Fri Jan 15, 2010 11:02 pm

Oh geez. I'm an information privacy person. The crap people have loaded on flash drives and lost...patient information, nondisclosure agreement protected data...years of research...consent forms...grades.

Seriously, people should get Dropbox or something so they don't have to use those things anymore.

(They also don't do well through the spin cycle, but as far as I'm concerned at least the data is 'safe' and dead...)
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Post by Algernon Sydney is Dead » Fri Jan 15, 2010 11:25 pm

moonowl wrote:(They also don't do well through the spin cycle, but as far as I'm concerned at least the data is 'safe' and dead...)
Nope. If it's typical, then any competent tech -- with a soldering iron -- can extract the data. We can even extract partial data from a cracked chip (the chip is never cracked in civilian cases), if we think it's worth the expense.

Your data is safe after you've completely slagged the device with an oxy/acetylene torch. But, I would not be stunned if some crazy agency had a laser gadget that could decode the smoke patterns. :lol:

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Post by nowicki1283 » Sat Jan 16, 2010 1:06 am

Both generation X and generation Y were taken aback when generation Z rose up; especially when their brains were eaten.

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Post by swamp » Sat Jan 16, 2010 1:18 am

Algernon Sydney is Dead wrote:
swamp wrote:Ancient monuments of forbidden love, two gorgon statues, metaphorical sisters, stand gazing into each other's eyes.
Shoulda titled that one, "Drop-dead Gorgeous." :)
Ha. That's good. :)

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the end

Post by munsi » Sat Jan 16, 2010 9:34 am

he always said he wanted to leave this world the way he came into it

naked, screaming and drenched in blood

in the end he did

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Post by strawman » Sat Jan 16, 2010 11:18 am

Another powerful entry in a new format. This is like gold in the 100m and 800m. The rules committee will have to address the eecummings format and lack of punctuation. Line breaks instead of periods to hit 100. It only works in written form.

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Post by nowicki1283 » Sat Jan 16, 2010 4:31 pm

Don’t think of the undead as a plague; we just released them to clean up the last invasive species we mistakenly set free.

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Post by ROU Killing Time » Sat Jan 16, 2010 5:46 pm

nowicki1283 wrote:Both generation X and generation Y were taken aback when generation Z rose up; especially when their brains were eaten.
Clever. I like it. It has zombies.

Another good one from a new poster.

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Post by The PMS Avenger » Sat Jan 16, 2010 6:12 pm

She softly kissed her prince's lips every evening before bed, secretly praying it would transform him back into a frog.

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Green Fingers, Green Thumbs, Green Everything

Post by Dame » Sat Jan 16, 2010 6:53 pm

Uncle Henry planted the seeds in a lavender-scented bed. "Grow," he whispered. "Auntie always made the best compost."

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Wedding Tackle

Post by Algernon Sydney is Dead » Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:32 pm

The sirens don't get you with silly rocks or swirling water.
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Re: Green Fingers, Green Thumbs, Green Everything

Post by Algernon Sydney is Dead » Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:37 pm

Dame wrote:Uncle Henry planted the seeds in a lavender-scented bed. "Grow," he whispered. "Auntie always made the best compost."
Not bad, but dead puppies/people, etc. turned into fertilizer is a recurring theme on these twitfic threads -- even "winning" once or twice.

If one more person posts a twitfic along this idea, I get to call, "cliché". :P

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Re: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)

Post by VioletRage » Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:45 pm

He screamed as his pants swallowed him, jean jaws unhinged like a snake. I watched, thinking, this is what belts are for.

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