Acrostic Twabble Challenge

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby strawman » Wed Mar 03, 2010 2:28 am

It evolved from "painguin lives". But Velasquez was more of a challenge. Ne'ertheless, 'tis a memorial twat *sniff* for a hero. You can have your Bruce Willis and your Danny Glover. You can especially have your Danny Glover. But my heart belongs to that cigar-chomping little flightless bird, who ate a bullet to save manandanimalkind. Is that apropos enough? Huh?
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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby Algernon Sydney is Dead » Wed Mar 03, 2010 2:45 am

Oh, a megabeastie. I suppose I'm not a true fan if I've only haunted one small section of this forum. :oops:
Sorry.

Sadly, Google agrees that Velasquez is a bit of a nobody. But, he *did* take down a Guatemalan crime lord recently. :)

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby strawman » Wed Mar 03, 2010 3:24 am

Do you want to know how stupid Google is?
Google says the dang Portal is a single-player first-person action/puzzle video game developed by Valve Corporation.
They are so clueless, they don't even list Emperor Mersatz.
Every time PMS Avenger posts, Google throws up an Advil banner. That's what Google knows.
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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby Algernon Sydney is Dead » Wed Mar 03, 2010 3:40 am

Yeah, you're right. It should definitely be Midol ads.

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby ROU Killing Time » Wed Mar 03, 2010 7:34 am

strawman wrote:"Veritably", Einstein lamented after. Surely quarks utilize energy zanily. Relativity's useless; let's eat sushi.

Alas poor Painguin. I knew him, Strawman. A bird of infinite zest.
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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby Algernon Sydney is Dead » Wed Mar 03, 2010 8:02 am

Algernon lets gentlemen entertain ridiculous notions of non-inadequacy; rejecting uncouth losers, extra sternly.

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby strawman » Wed Mar 03, 2010 2:13 pm

Algernon lets gentlemen entertain ridiculous notions of non-inadequacy; it's so disturbing. Eels always defecate.
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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby swamp » Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:39 pm

Algernon Sydney is Dead wrote:'Taint bad, but you lose points for giving me Olivia Newton John flashbacks. :)


:lol: I guess now I'll have to come up with something for Grease.

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby Suomy Nona » Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:03 am

Above Bethany’s carcass David evacuated, fully giving his intestinal juices. KY Love Massacre Number One perfected.

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I know... 3 years after the challenge. I was going to wait until I perfected a drabble before experimenting with twabbles, but this sounded like a fun challenge. I'm not sure if it actually was fun though...

If I understood correctly, punctuation counts - if not, then it's not 100 characters.

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby Algernon Sydney is Dead » Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:48 am

The length was correct, the sentiment disgusting.

The challenge died long ago of an awesomeness overdose[Citation Needed], but I'll see if I can dig up an appropriate "prize" for you. ;)

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby Suomy Nona » Wed Apr 03, 2013 1:55 pm

An appropriate prize to that would probably include incarceration. I'll just dig up my own “prizes” – that’s why I live near a cemetery.

Besides, you wouldn’t believe the trouble I have with my last prize. I just can’t get that finger out of my regeneration ring. It keeps coming back… sure, I’ll never go hungry… but that’s not what it’s for…

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby MonsieurMoustache » Tue Jun 11, 2013 3:38 pm

Mother never openly praised Quetzalcoatl. Ramming sacrificial teenagers underground, vicious worship to Xenogod.

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby MonsieurMoustache » Tue Jun 11, 2013 3:40 pm

Mother never openly praised Quetzalcoatl. Ramming sacrificial teenagers underground, vicious worship to Xenogod.

uh-oh...I didn't realize how old this topic was. Guess I wasted my morning over the dictionary...Still, great prompt! Do I still get a prize? Is it edible? Is it eating-capable?

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby strawman » Tue Jun 11, 2013 5:12 pm

This thread is the cicada of DC threads.
Every 17 years the cicada-virus emerges to infect innocent DC passers-by.
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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby Algernon Sydney is Dead » Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:08 pm

MonsieurMoustache wrote:Mother never openly praised Quetzalcoatl. Ramming sacrificial teenagers underground, vicious worship to Xenogod.

uh-oh...I didn't realize how old this topic was. Guess I wasted my morning over the dictionary...Still, great prompt! Do I still get a prize? Is it edible? Is it eating-capable?


A fine first attempt, but no prize for it. It's missing a verb at the end and we noticed that un-acrostic "to", trying to hide in the long shadow of Xenogod. :wink:

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby MonsieurMoustache » Sun Jun 16, 2013 4:45 am

Violet wrangled xylophonists(yummy, zesty)- Aim? Baking cookies designed especially for great horned insectoids.

There's the improved version. Thanks for the feedback guys!

Why am I sweating? Why is this so hard? Why did I not write what I had in mind?...this is a good prompt.

Wait...it's also supposed to end with a verb?

NOOOO....

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby MonsieurMoustache » Sun Jun 16, 2013 5:03 am

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

And I'm never doing it again...

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby Algernon Sydney is Dead » Sun Jun 16, 2013 5:46 am

Bwahahaha! Dance, monkey, dance!

Seriously, you do not literally need a verb at the very end. I just meant that the first attempt had too many subjects and not enough verbs for grammar done goodly-like. :wink:

Anyway, fine installment with these latest versions. I liked the one without "gooby" better.

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby secretnude » Fri Feb 14, 2014 2:17 am

A
breakdancing
couple
drank an
energetically
fizzy
good
highly
intoxicating
Kool-Aid
leaving a
mess
now
our
portico.
"Be Authentically Weird and be Weird
enough to be in a Category of One."

"It's time to shake up staid traditions
in favor of strange experimentation."

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Re: Acrostic Twabble Challenge

Postby Algernon Sydney is Dead » Fri Feb 14, 2014 2:24 am

Very nice effort!

Two nit picks:
"J" was skipped.
"mess now our portico" scans/grammars poorly-like. ;)
The grammar was great until that point (the understandable lack of punctuation was not a problem).


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