Nominations: Best Twabble : 2014 People's Choice
Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 7:40 am
Please nominate your favorite twabble from the last Drabblecast year. Choose from Episodes 312 through 351.
Note that there was no eligible twabble for episodes 319, 331, and 337.
- Nominate your 5 favorite twabbles in a reply, below.
- Please include the episode number for each of your nominations.
- Nominations close April 19th.
312 (audio) author: Algernon Sydney is Dead
He said he loved me and he planted Flowers in my name.
So, I kissed him until his toes curled. I'd loathed old Mrs. Flowers.
313 (audio) author: Cutter McKay
“Check it out, I got her digits,” Nathan bragged to his friend Steven as he arranged her severed fingers on the tabletop.
314 (audio) author: awgifford
Want a good reason not to fly? How about the new TSA rules?
They’re insane. But at least the inspection gloves are ribbed.
315 (audio) author: Farseeker
"Seems like magic? Of course. Any sufficiently advanced technology does!" The nanobots finished their incantation.
316 (audio) author: Kbilly
Midget zombies tore at the doors, their groans filling the bunker. “That’s the last time I read from the Micronomicon!”
317 (audio) author: afgrippan
The 3.14 Cafe is only open 12 hours a year, from 3:14 am to 3:14 pm on March 14th. The price is $3.14 for their special: cake.
318 (audio) author: Cumbrous&Unlovely
Alarm forces Toad awake. He’s running late. Grabbing his keys there’s no thought of breakfast, he’d just eat on the fly.
320 (audio) author: Algernon Sydney is Dead
The dragon ate me but did not destroy my amulet of protection. Still, after days of battling in intestines, I was pooped.
321 (audio) author: Mat Weller
Excited to see a Martian feline, NASA spun to view the tracks behind the rover, only to find Curiosity had killed the cat.
322 (audio) author: UnseenTangerine
He heard creaking, cracking. A hiker fell on his head. Then a huge limb. Then the bear. Bad things really do come in trees.
323 (audio) author: inkhat
At the end of the date they looked at her photos. “This is my favorite” she said. It was him, years ago. They were all of him.
324 (audio) author: Jarod K. Anderson
"G-g-g-ghost!" yelled Steve, ashamed about his stutter. "St-St-St-Steve!" yelled the ghost. It was mean-spirited.
325 (audio) author: JMiriah
At the hike's end we found seal skins scattered all over that beach. "Let's go," I said. "But first, let me take a Selkie."
326 (audio) author: Bejami
Cinderella looked out across the water. Her attendance at tonight's island gala was dependent on her ferry godmother.
327 (audio) author: Squee1313
Deep in the Everglades, graveyard for secrets and sins, an outboard motor rumbles a funeral dirge, late into the night.
328 (audio) author: bryanwitha_y
"Wow! I've heard tales about your kind," he told the fay.
She giggled as she bit greedily into him. "Not the right tales."
329 (audio) author: bryanwitha_y
Every message he sent felt more like a farewell. With Earth 23 light years away, he would likely never hear back from her.
330 (audio) author: Josh Peters
They survived by living off the land. They raised chickens, grew their hair long, and protected the levee.
332 (audio) author: unreliable narrator
To save money my girlfriend bought cheap toilet paper, but it was a bad decision and now we've got a real mess on our hands.
333 (audio) author: DookieDan
As the Caution Children approached, my car slowed. Not by my doing - this is but one of the powers of these faceless youth.
334 (audio) author: DookieDan
When he ironed the skin the noses were usually hard to flatten. But he was always happy to add a new friend to his face book.
335 (audio) author: bryanwitha_y
The marionette boy dreamt of a world enveloped in string, from city to tree to cloud to moon. The freedom to fly anywhere.
336 (audio) author: unreliable narrator
Local cops are looking for witnesses to a recent hit and run. I'll bet it was the same guy who threw a tricycle under my car.
338 (audio) author: Unreliable Narrator
My sister just read a book about Stockholm Syndrome. She said it was pretty bad at first but by the end she kind of liked it.
339 (audio) author: Luftwaffle
I thought spider monkeys were cute until the day I found myself all webbed up, organs liquefying, slathered in bananas.
340 (audio) author: MonsieurMoustache
Peter wiped Tootle’s blood from his mouth. Another saved from growing up. Wings flew him away to look for more lost boys.
341 (audio) author: Pondspider
Death stalked the land. Actually, he rode a scooter delivering pizzas. Those scientists and their immortality serum.
342 (audio) author: Nocturnist
Don't think of the worms crawling under your skin. No really. Don't. If you think about them, they get hungry, and breed.
343 (audio) author: The_Hol-Man
I look like a blimp since that teleporter accident with the sea cow. Wherever I go, people exclaim, "Oh, the humanatee!”
344 (audio) author: L0rdEntr0py
They said it was too late to operate, but only a fool gives up hope. The knife trembles in my hand. Hush, my love; be strong.
345 (audio) author: Monday
The last man to live stares longingly back over the stars, racing light itself for one last glimpse of his long lost love.
346 (audio) author: Kestaa
“Oh God, I'm pregnant!” Mary whispers, with hands folded and eyes closed.
“I know,” the Voice replies. “I put it there.”
347 (audio) author: pondspider
I know they're watching. Waiting, expectant, in the walls and ceiling. I begin my performance, to rapturous applause.
348 (audio) author: beachbum21k
She's alive but they'd dress me up too; and then tea parties and doilies 'til we die. But I want her. I need her. She's mine.
349 (audio) author: Rhett Khan
At the crescendo of his cruelty, he rotted away and died. The portrait of Dorian Button became that of a newborn baby boy.
350 (audio) author: pondspider
Forms combine and break apart, only to rejoin. Again and again.
What is that place where I gasp for breath, above the sky?
351 (audio) author: drewdidthis
We found the secrets to eternal life. No more ageing, no more death. The only problem now is, we are running out of brains.