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Post by themorg » Mon Jan 04, 2010 4:05 pm

Might as well give up and run
By Morgan Olson

“I am so lost in my life with no idea what to do.” James whispered to a small metal rectangle that happened to be his Nokia Prayer Atuner 310i

“I have nothing and I just need some help.” James almost cried

After a moment of lag, the Atuner sent the prayer up to God with a hum.

James sat quietly and a few moments until a deep vibrating noise shook the desk where he had set the Metal Nokia Atuner.

God says: "Keep working.”

that was all the little screen said

Not the best advice for a young suicidal robot.

that was all the little screen said

Not the best advice for a young suicidal robot.

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Re: Might as well give up and run

Post by themorg » Mon Jan 04, 2010 4:06 pm

waiting in the airport i swear this woman was asking for advice from god not from who ever she was on the phone with. 12 more hours and i might get back to good old Portland.
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Re: Might as well give up and run

Post by ROU Killing Time » Mon Jan 04, 2010 5:38 pm

themorg wrote:Only a moment of lag the Atuner sent the prayer up to God with a hum.
Love the Nokia Prayer Attuner. FTW

If may go Miss Grimsley on you for a moment, I might suggest the following minor adjustment in the above sentence.

"After a moment of lag, the Atuner sent the prayer up to God with a hum."

(The real Miss Grimsley would be able to actually give the technical description of what was wrong with the original sentence... )

You've got some real interesting ideas coming out in your Drabbles. Must be something in the water in Portland.
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Re: Might as well give up and run

Post by Phenopath » Mon Jan 04, 2010 11:12 pm

I like that you were in the airport with a suicidal robot on the phone to God.
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Re: Might as well give up and run

Post by themorg » Tue Jan 05, 2010 9:16 pm

ROU Killing Time wrote: You've got some real interesting ideas coming out in your Drabbles. Must be something in the water in Portland.
thanks for the correction help. the ideas in my head have been there for a long time the drabble is just helping me learn to express them with the right amount of comitmint time i have between everything else that i am doing. thanks again
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Re: Might as well give up and run

Post by themorg » Tue Jan 05, 2010 9:18 pm

Not the best advice for a young suicidal robot.
The best advice on yahoo answer was Bevis and Butthead wikipedia

http://answers.yahoo.com/search/search_ ... idal+robot
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Re: Might as well give up and run

Post by ROU Killing Time » Tue Jan 05, 2010 9:25 pm

themorg wrote:
ROU Killing Time wrote: You've got some real interesting ideas coming out in your Drabbles. Must be something in the water in Portland.
thanks for the correction help. the ideas in my head have been there for a long time the drabble is just helping me learn to express them with the right amount of comitmint time i have between everything else that i am doing. thanks again
I too have found the drabble to be a great form to start with. Not only is 100 words approachable, the inherent difficulty of getting a good idea inside of one is a good literary workout.

Don't get discouraged if drabble burn-out occurrs, and remember there is a short-story thread if you wanna stretch your legs more.
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Re: Might as well give up and run

Post by themorg » Thu Jan 14, 2010 8:23 am

Phenopath wrote:I like that you were in the airport with a suicidal robot on the phone to God.
how did i miss you saying something this funny. you made it sound like i overheard the conversation at the little cubicle they have for getting online. they confiscated a hazelnut chocolate bar on the way there and all my Coke Zero on the way back. i have a TSA Drabble Brewing way back in my brain. also my girl friend said she was going to hand stitch a drabble i wrote. ill post a picture when she is done.
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Re: Might as well give up and run

Post by ROU Killing Time » Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:50 pm

Phenopath wrote:I like that you were in the airport with a suicidal robot on the phone to God.
Pheno, you are THE best drabble commentator.
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Re: Might as well give up and run

Post by strawman » Thu Jan 14, 2010 7:13 pm

themorg wrote: also my girl friend said she was going to hand stitch a drabble i wrote. ill post a picture when she is done.
Morg, of the girlfriend, please. Not the needlework.
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Re: Might as well give up and run

Post by themorg » Fri Jan 15, 2010 8:34 am

strawman wrote:
Morg, of the girlfriend, please. Not the needlework.
Strawman, of the picture of my girlfriend, here you go.

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Re: Might as well give up and run

Post by themorg » Fri Jan 15, 2010 8:35 am

oh i messed up that is my dad in a wig.

That is all you are getting.
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