Acrostic Twabble Challenge

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby secretnude » Fri Feb 14, 2014 2:48 am

A
blue
car
delivered an
energetically
frightening
ground
heaving
instrument.

Just
know to
limit the volume to
medium.
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in favor of strange experimentation."

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby Algernon Sydney is Dead » Fri Feb 14, 2014 2:53 am

Better.

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby Darnoc » Fri Feb 14, 2014 4:31 am

Al bakes Charlie's detached ears following grannies hallowed instructions, James kills Larry's mother next October

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby strawman » Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:59 pm

Grammatical issues. Delete one comma, add two periods, subtract one character...and Larry's mother will already be dead next October if Larry kills her.
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby Cutter McKay » Sat Feb 15, 2014 1:05 am

Twabbles suffer, really quite poorly, over naïve men like Kal joining in happily. Go fig. Eager duds can’t be acrostic.
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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby Varda » Sat Feb 15, 2014 1:17 am

Cutter McKay wrote:Twabbles suffer, really quite poorly, over naïve men like Kal joining in happily. Go fig. Eager duds can’t be acrostic.

Whoa. That... actually works pretty well! :shock:

Nice reverse acrostic!

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby Darnoc » Sat Feb 15, 2014 2:25 am

strawman wrote:Grammatical issues. Delete one comma, add two periods, subtract one character...and Larry's mother will already be dead next October if Larry kills her.

I guess that I should have had you write it for me.

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby strawman » Sat Feb 15, 2014 2:19 pm

Darnoc wrote:
strawman wrote:Grammatical issues. Delete one comma, add two periods, subtract one character...and Larry's mother will already be dead next October if Larry kills her.

I guess that I should have had you write it for me.


Hey, I didn't say it was easy. Acrostic is the hardest of em all.
Apparently they don't have to make a lot of sense. But if ya want the fame and fortune, ya gotta stay between the hash marks.
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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby unseentangerine » Thu May 15, 2014 8:05 pm

After another late shift
Cecelia
Rode the late bus home
Only this night
She wasn’t alone
The driver
In back
Came along too
Many on the forum have asked me, so here's my answer: a spoonful of lighter fluid. And you'll need to wash it out really well when you're done.

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby JarodKAnderson » Thu May 15, 2014 9:47 pm

Old Pa quickly rides south to Utah's vast wastes, xenomorph yaks zip along beside, cattle driving extraterrestrials.

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby PB&Jellyphish320 » Fri Sep 05, 2014 5:29 pm

Always being careless, Deloras eats fritters gnomes have influenced. Juan knew little men naturally ogle pastries.
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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby Algernon Sydney is Dead » Sat Sep 06, 2014 12:52 am

PB&Jellyphish320 wrote:Always being careless, Deloras eats fritters gnomes have influenced. Juan knew little men naturally ogle pastries.

Fine attempt, but it's way too short to be a twabble.

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby PB&Jellyphish320 » Mon Sep 08, 2014 2:12 pm

MonsieurMoustache wrote:Verna wrangled xylophonists (yummy, zesty) - Aim? Bake cakes designed edible for gooby horned insects. Just kidding!

And I'm never doing it again...


Wow. The imagery on all these is so entertaining though!
And yea, this prompt was super hard but super fun.
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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby PB&Jellyphish320 » Mon Sep 08, 2014 2:26 pm

Algernon Sydney is Dead wrote:
PB&Jellyphish320 wrote:Always being careless, Deloras eats fritters gnomes have influenced. Juan knew little men naturally ogle pastries.

Fine attempt, but it's way too short to be a twabble.


Always being careless Deloras eats fritters gnomes have influenced. Juan knew little men naturally oppose pastries.

One word different.
Better?
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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby Algernon Sydney is Dead » Mon Sep 08, 2014 2:32 pm

Better.
And, if big men opposed more pastries, they might not be so big. ;)

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby PB&Jellyphish320 » Sun Sep 14, 2014 2:37 pm

unseentangerine wrote:After another late shift
Cecelia
Rode the late bus home
Only this night
She wasn’t alone
The driver
In back
Came along too


Been watching way too much Criminal Minds, and this twabble actually crept up in my memory when I had to walk home yesterday because my car stopped working!
Thanks for the paranoia!
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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby JctWood » Mon Jul 20, 2015 8:02 am

A beginning cannot determine everything.
Forgetting grandad's hearing ineptity.
Jail kittens leer - means nothing.


Building tension in stories is always difficult when the person on the receiving end is consistently mishearing you.
There are hermit souls that live withdrawn in the place of their self-content...

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby Tarius » Sat Aug 01, 2015 2:37 pm

Acrostics, bah! Can't do em. Frickin ghastly. Hell, I just kickback looking mighty. Never once pondered quizzically.


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