Life is a Joke

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Life is a Joke

Post by Regravity » Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:06 pm

In my ear I hear a click. It is the hammer of a revolver I have pointed at my head as I cock the pistol one last time. The frustrations of daily life must have got to me I guess. Finally, I contemplate the end.

My mind wanders as life events flash before me, I stand ready to accept my fate. I pull back on the trigger, the cylinder of the gun rotates once and a deep red floods my vision.

As I lay on the floor a word in black floats in front of my eyes, mocking me.

Bang.

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Post by strawman » Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:25 pm

Welcome aboard, Regravity!
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Post by Varda » Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:42 pm

Yeah, that's what you get when you buy guns branded "ACME" in a back alley from people named Will E. Coyote.

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Post by Regravity » Tue Jul 02, 2013 4:53 am

Thanks! Glad to be aboard!

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Post by PhineasQP » Tue Jul 02, 2013 12:12 pm

Nice one! This is a lot funnier than what happened to Jon-Erik Hexum.
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Post by ROU Killing Time » Tue Jul 02, 2013 6:03 pm

"You are a fluke of the universe. You have no right to be here, and whether you can hear it or not the universe is laughing behind your back."

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Post by strawman » Tue Jul 02, 2013 7:57 pm

The Universe is God's evil twin.
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

"Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle."
Known Some Call Is Air Am
Spoiler:
Non sum qualis eram = "I am not who I will be"

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Post by ROU Killing Time » Wed Jul 03, 2013 12:26 am

strawman wrote:The Universe is God's evil twin.
"And so, make peace with your God, whatever you conceive Him to be; hairy thunderer; or cosmic muffin. For all it's hopes, dreams, promises, and urban renewal the world continues to deteriorate. Give up."

(Apparently the author of Desirata loved the parody and considered it to be a superior bit of poetry.)
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Post by chemistryguy » Wed Jul 10, 2013 7:15 pm

ROU Killing Time wrote:
strawman wrote:The Universe is God's evil twin.
"And so, make peace with your God, whatever you conceive Him to be; hairy thunderer; or cosmic muffin. For all it's hopes, dreams, promises, and urban renewal the world continues to deteriorate. Give up."

(Apparently the author of Desirata loved the parody and considered it to be a superior bit of poetry.)
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Post by DoctorBanzai » Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:51 pm

Good one. I enjoyed this. Thank you for posting.

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Post by secretnude » Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:48 pm

I agree, I see but I have no gun, and a slow death by poison is no fun!

I have been thinking about making my exit soon by the light of a full moon or at high noon like a crazy loon but I keep holding back since I sorely lack initiative even in this matter of spilling out my gray matter on the floor behind a closed door.

Therefore, even if I feel really sore and life is a giant bore I try to even the score by writing out all I can before everything finally does turn south.
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Post by Farseeker » Sun Dec 08, 2013 3:00 pm

We live on a dead end street with only one connection, which is one-way (from our street, turning left) . Whenever anyone visiting our house for the first time leaves, we advise them on how to return to the parallel main street that is one block away to the right.

"Remember: Two wrongs don't make a right. But three lefts do."
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Post by strawman » Sun Dec 08, 2013 3:16 pm

:D
Farseeker wrote:We live on a dead end street with only one connection, which is one-way (from our street, turning left) . Whenever anyone visiting our house for the first time leaves, we advise them on how to return to the parallel main street that is one block away to the right.

"Remember: Two wrongs don't make a right. But three lefts do."
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

"Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle."
Known Some Call Is Air Am
Spoiler:
Non sum qualis eram = "I am not who I will be"

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