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Re: Show versus Tell
« Reply #795 on: October 04, 2016, 06:23:54 PM »
The Mediterranean sea shook its foaming head and stormed off (literally) into the Atlantic leaving a rather splendid desert just south of Southern Europe.

The psychopath felt nothing.

 
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Re: Show versus Tell
« Reply #796 on: October 05, 2016, 12:06:12 PM »
After beheading Bob, Melinda popped two Quaaludes and spent the rest of her evening reclined in Bob's favorite chair, staring at the walls.

Tell: Bob was getting on Melinda's nerves.

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Re: Show versus Tell
« Reply #797 on: October 05, 2016, 12:52:38 PM »
Within seconds's Bob's head had grown back (palindromes can do that.) Melinda hacked it off for a second time with a huff. It grew back. She grabbed its nose and tweaked it hard. "Say dead you mother fluffer," she screamed.

Tell: Bob and Melinda's son, Bolinda, looked on in horror.
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Re: Show versus Tell
« Reply #798 on: October 06, 2016, 06:25:00 PM »
Bolinda shrieked, a strangely guttural yet effeminate sound. He took a deep breath, regaining his composure, and said, "Dear God, Mother. Surely you meant stay dead not say dead. Or have you completely lost your mind?"

Tell: Melinda was not in the mood for Bolinda's smart mouth.
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Re: Show versus Tell
« Reply #799 on: October 07, 2016, 03:34:59 AM »
Half a tube of Super Glue later and Bolinda was hearing no evil, seeing no evil and speaking no evil. He/she/it was still snorting in a rather annoying manner, but a few more dabs of glue and even that ceased.

Tell: Melinda watched Bolinda's eyes bulge, and his/her/its head start to glow like a belisha beacon, and felt a calmness start to fill her soul.
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Re: Show versus Tell
« Reply #800 on: November 20, 2016, 05:40:54 AM »
The countdown began as she eased into her Thermal Micrometeoroid Garment and put her helmet on. "Ten, nine, eight, seven, six, . . . four, three, two, one..."  KABOOM!  

As soon as Bolinda finished bo-linding up, Melinda removed her helmet and smiled. Placing her helmet between her hip and forearm, she began singing a robust rendition of, Leonard Cohen's - Hallelujah.




She was sad to hear of Leonard Cohen's passing.
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Re: Show versus Tell
« Reply #801 on: November 20, 2016, 02:40:34 PM »
A tear ran down her cheek and splashed on to Cohen's obituary, darkening the pink pages in the FT to a fitting sanguine hue.

TELL: Donald considered ugliness to be an attractive feature ... for billionaires.
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Re: Show versus Tell
« Reply #802 on: October 19, 2017, 06:57:09 AM »
I wondered what happened to this thread. I'm resurrecting it because it makes me re-think my writing. Oddly enough it warned me that it has not been posted for 120 days. So, I'm being warned of what? I'll turn into a pumpkin if I bump it? It's fine. I'm sure I want to reply.


Vladimir and Donald grasped each other's small hands. Forehead to forehead, gazing eye to eye, they launched into a slimy, tongue twisting kiss.

"Oh Vlad, your bald head and hairy chest are exquisite. I'm not just saying that so that you'll fix the election in my favor. I mean it."

Vlad replied, "Oh Donahald, let us call the Harvey Weinstein anda the Jeffrey Epstein for a four way."

Trump said, "Vlad, we must be mind-melding our fantasies. Yes, let's" 




TELL: Donald was a volatile boss.
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Re: Show versus Tell
« Reply #803 on: November 07, 2017, 03:30:42 PM »
Donald's secretary, Margo, borrowed a helmet and protective suit from the bomb squad, before entering his office to tell him that Miss Piggy had declined his kind offer.

TELL: Donald wished it was not so hard to find a competent penis enlargement therapist.
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