Adventures of Capt. McClain, pt 2

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Adventures of Capt. McClain, pt 2

Post by dreamrock » Wed Dec 16, 2009 3:11 am

(Adventures of Capt. McClain, pt 1, pt 3)

We should mention the great depths from which the tremendous man, Capt. McClain, climbed to reach such heights.

He was born the regular way. Imagine! Though he was bearded and five months early.

I won't say he shot the doctor for slapping him. That would be absurd. He just enjoyed a cigar and scotch with his father.

He didn't begin reading until the usual age. He finished learning in just three hours.

The lowest point in the Captain's life was courtship. Though pretty women abounded, three turned his proposals down.

The first changed her mind. Good for you, Mrs. McClain. Maybe he shouldn't have asked three women at one time.

EDIT: Grey parts are stricken from the record. Let's see if that helps the last line any. :o
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Re: Adventures of Capt. McClain, pt 2

Post by Algernon Sydney is Dead » Wed Dec 16, 2009 3:48 am

This was all good. :P ... Until the last line. What the hey?

Maybe if the three ditzes despaired into suicide, or ended up on the Springer show?

Or maybe it was a close thing and our Cap'n scored once he left the nunnery?

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Re: Adventures of Capt. McClain, pt 2

Post by dreamrock » Wed Dec 16, 2009 4:03 am

Algernon Sydney is Dead wrote:This was all good. :P ... Until the last line. What the hey?

Maybe if the three ditzes despaired into suicide, or ended up on the Springer show?

Or maybe it was a close thing and our Cap'n scored once he left the nunnery?
:lol: I agree the last line needs changing. I couldn't think of an epic follow up to the previous line so I went with a weird follow up. Hm. I kind of like the suicide angle, oddly.

EDIT: Maybe he shouldn't have asked three women at one time.
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Re: Adventures of Capt. McClain, pt 2

Post by Phenopath » Wed Dec 16, 2009 8:59 pm

"Imagine!"

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Re: Adventures of Capt. McClain, pt 2

Post by Algernon Sydney is Dead » Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:17 am

Yeah, that ending's better but not good enough for Cap'n McClain!

Possible tweak:

We should mention the great depths from which the cynosure, Capt. McClain, climbed to reach such heights.

He was born the regular way -- Imagine! -- but bearded and five months early.

I won't say he shot the doctor for slapping him. That would be absurd. He just enjoyed a cigar and scotch with his father.

He didn't begin reading until the usual age. He finished learning in just three hours.

The lowest point in the Captain's life was courtship. Though pretty women abounded, three turned his proposals down.

They suffered profound lifelong regret; the Captain eventually married the Swedish Volleyball team.

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Re: Adventures of Capt. McClain, pt 2

Post by dreamrock » Thu Dec 17, 2009 2:03 am

Algernon Sydney is Dead wrote:They suffered profound lifelong regret; the Captain eventually married the Swedish Volleyball team.
:lol: Epic. Unfortunately, the Capt. is pretty well established as a "one wife" kind of guy. How many mistresses he might have is less clear.
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Post by Phenopath » Thu Dec 17, 2009 8:52 pm

The Capt. sure is a man's man. In fact I cannot think of a more manish man's man than this man.
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Re: Adventures of Capt. McClain, pt 2

Post by themorg » Sat Dec 19, 2009 1:37 am

Phenopath wrote:The Capt. sure is a man's man. In fact I cannot think of a more manish man's man than this man.
here is one...but not a good one
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Re: Adventures of Capt. McClain, pt 2

Post by ROU Killing Time » Sat Dec 26, 2009 12:16 am

Phenopath wrote:The Capt. sure is a man's man. In fact I cannot think of a more manish man's man than this man.
So manly that these drabbles need a warning to professional athletes. Anyone reading these would risk failing a steroid test just from proximity to the Capt.

When is part 3 coming?
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Re: Adventures of Capt. McClain, pt 2

Post by ROU Killing Time » Sat Dec 26, 2009 6:44 pm

I imagine that bowling is convenient for the Captain. After all, he doesn't need to carry a bowling ball since he has two in his pants already. I don't need to ask if he's a boxer or brief man. Certainly, he goes commando.
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Re: Adventures of Capt. McClain, pt 2

Post by dreamrock » Sun Dec 27, 2009 6:13 am

ROU Killing Time wrote:
Phenopath wrote:The Capt. sure is a man's man. In fact I cannot think of a more manish man's man than this man.
So manly that these drabbles need a warning to professional athletes. Anyone reading these would risk failing a steroid test just from proximity to the Capt.

When is part 3 coming?
Not sure. I haven't really had any further inspiration on the story line. Generally , I work without the mystical application to whimsical beings, but I was kind of on a roll with these two current ones.
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Re: Adventures of Capt. McClain, pt 2

Post by ROU Killing Time » Sun Dec 27, 2009 6:20 am

dreamrock wrote:
ROU Killing Time wrote:
Phenopath wrote:The Capt. sure is a man's man. In fact I cannot think of a more manish man's man than this man.
So manly that these drabbles need a warning to professional athletes. Anyone reading these would risk failing a steroid test just from proximity to the Capt.

When is part 3 coming?
Not sure. I haven't really had any further inspiration on the story line. Generally , I work without the mystical application to whimsical beings, but I was kind of on a roll with these two current ones.
Being a whimsical being myself, I'll toss out a few ideas.
The Captain's bowling league (see previous post)
The Captain goes camping
The Captain vs The Shoe-bomber
The Captain goes to Portland (sorry homies...)
The Captain plays chess with The Grim Reaper (The Seventh Seal, redux...)
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Re: Adventures of Capt. McClain, pt 2

Post by dreamrock » Sun Dec 27, 2009 6:47 am

:lol: If I go with games, I should go with a game that I know something about. So, probably poker or blackjack. There's definitely potential here though.
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Re: Adventures of Capt. McClain, pt 2

Post by ROU Killing Time » Sun Dec 27, 2009 7:20 am

dreamrock wrote::lol: If I go with games, I should go with a game that I know something about. So, probably poker or blackjack. There's definitely potential here though.
Poker, ya baby. Let's see how durrr holds up against the Capt...
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