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Post by Varda » Fri Dec 06, 2013 2:13 pm

ROU Killing Time wrote:
Cutter McKay wrote:
I'll second KBilly's sentiments here. I think I'm having a little too much fun writing these. I assume that's common for newbies, to post a bunch of Drabbles and Twabbles within the first day or two because it's new, fun, and exciting!
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I went for a tad bit longer than a day or two.
I feel you. I just showed up to change a light bulb in here. I didn't even know what a Drabblecast was. Then they knocked me out, and I woke up in the basement, where I was given a laptop and forced to write in 100-word or -character increments for six months while someone in a cockroach hat beat me with a tube sock full of chipmunks whenever I stopped writing, all the while "Everybody Loves Nipples" played on repeat over loudspeakers.

That's my face got to looking like this. I feel much better now. *twitch* Also, can we call someone to change that light bulb already? The chipmunks are getting restless.
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Post by Kbilly » Fri Dec 06, 2013 3:22 pm

Varda wrote:I went for a tad bit longer than a day or two.
I feel you. I just showed up to change a light bulb in here. I didn't even know what a Drabblecast was. Then they knocked me out, and I woke up in the basement, where I was given a laptop and forced to write in 100-word or -character increments for six months while someone in a cockroach hat beat me with a tube sock full of chipmunks whenever I stopped writing, all the while "Everybody Loves Nipples" played on repeat over loudspeakers.

That's my face got to looking like this. I feel much better now. *twitch* Also, can we call someone to change that light bulb already? The chipmunks are getting restless.[/quote]

That's how I feel. I downloaded the archive zips to make work go by faster and have been pouring through them (I'm on 233 right now) and finnally had to try my hand at it. I love the Twabble format, because you can take inspiration from anything. Like this one.

His dream of flight realized!
The rushing breeze in his hair.
The equipment was flawless.

MESA!

BLAM! Damn Road Runner!

All from a prop bundle of ACME T.N.T. on my desk.

BTW, since you can't do anything in the basement without the light, when the Dude with the chipmunk sock comes in next time, ask him about the archives of 276-300. I'm getting near the end of my supply, and don't want to start having DTs again. If I do they will try to put me back on thorazine, and that makes my butt itch. A lot.
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Post by Varda » Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:13 pm

Kbilly wrote:BTW, since you can't do anything in the basement without the light, when the Dude with the chipmunk sock comes in next time, ask him about the archives of 276-300. I'm getting near the end of my supply, and don't want to start having DTs again. If I do they will try to put me back on thorazine, and that makes my butt itch. A lot.
You should be able to get the more recent episodes on iTunes, or on the MP3 feed with a podcatcher, depending what you use.

Whatever you do, don't ever let your supply dried up. There was that one hour I had to go without my Drabblecast. I thought I was going to die. So did the rest of the people on the bus. Maybe you all heard about it on the news? ;)
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Post by Bejami » Sat Dec 07, 2013 12:30 am

He got the Oscar the same way he got voted "Most Likely to Receive an Oscar"-horrible acting and mind control apparatus.

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Post by Spindaddy » Sat Dec 07, 2013 1:11 am

Cutter McKay wrote:"When are we going to get to see Mommy again, Daddy?”

“She’s with the angels now, sweetie. There’s a home game next week.”
I laughed at this one and then I wondered... you meant the Angels Baseball team, right? Right!?

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Post by Cutter McKay » Sat Dec 07, 2013 3:42 am

Spindaddy wrote:
Cutter McKay wrote:"When are we going to get to see Mommy again, Daddy?”

“She’s with the angels now, sweetie. There’s a home game next week.”
I laughed at this one and then I wondered... you meant the Angels Baseball team, right? Right!?

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Post by secretnude » Mon Dec 09, 2013 12:28 am

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Post by Kbilly » Mon Dec 09, 2013 3:31 pm

Thanks so much for selecting my Twab for the weekly read! Although that’s probably the worst thing you could have done! (In my best Rabbi voice) "Don't encoyage im; now he tinks e's funny...e'll neva leave us alone now. Oy ve"

So here you go…

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Post by tbaker2500 » Mon Dec 09, 2013 4:36 pm

Kbilly wrote: Mommy, I’m really missing Daddy a lot. I know Sweet-Pea, but that’s only because he runs so much. Just keep on reloading.
Awesome. :D
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Post by Varda » Mon Dec 09, 2013 4:40 pm

Kbilly wrote: Mommy, I’m really missing Daddy a lot. I know Sweet-Pea, but that’s only because he runs so much. Just keep on reloading.
HA!! Nice one, Kbilly, and huge congrats on getting your first Twabble picked! :D
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Post by Kbilly » Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:07 pm

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Post by strawman » Mon Dec 09, 2013 10:20 pm

My inner voices get rowdy when I am forced to turn two syllables into three, as in 'se-ee-crets' and 'mayayhem'. But maybe the inner voices could be muted with a stiff egg nog.
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Post by Algernon Sydney is Dead » Mon Dec 09, 2013 10:24 pm

Hey it's a common songwriterizing technique. Next you'll say that you don't like Miley, or Gaga, or that "Friday" girl!

That you got the pronunciations reasonably correct, shows that the convention is common enough. ;) In fact, there are examples of this in the original lyrics.

PS: Another good one, Kbilly!

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Post by strawman » Mon Dec 09, 2013 10:33 pm

Amen, Kbilly.
Might suggest some italics or bold on the word you would like stressed.
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Post by ROU Killing Time » Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:48 am

Post #4000

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Post by strawman » Tue Dec 10, 2013 12:27 pm

Happy Post Day, ROU. Way to turn 4000 with class.
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Post by tbaker2500 » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:47 pm

Hee hee… Happy 4k bud!
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Post by Varda » Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:42 pm

Happy 4,000th, ROU! ;) If that were your age, you'd be as old as this brain!
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