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Offline petrolpetal

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Re: limericks
« Reply #15 on: June 20, 2014, 11:02:13 AM »
Reprapped?! What is that?

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« Reply #16 on: June 20, 2014, 01:34:05 PM »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RepRap_Project

I kind of meant it loosely to mean 'created artificially in a way that allowed further replication' but the word reprapped has a better flow to it. This android, you see, he built himself a wife.

Reprap.  Reprap.

Now that I have said it so many times, it seems silly.

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« Reply #17 on: June 20, 2014, 02:45:57 PM »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RepRap_Project

I kind of meant it loosely to mean 'created artificially in a way that allowed further replication' but the word reprapped has a better flow to it. This android, you see, he built himself a wife.

Reprap.  Reprap.

Now that I have said it so many times, it seems silly.


No I get it now. It's clever! Now on to the limerick!

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« Reply #18 on: June 20, 2014, 03:11:31 PM »
ooh exciting...  :munch:

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Re: limericks
« Reply #19 on: July 08, 2014, 04:16:01 PM »
(disclaimer: happily married 17 years, this is just a limerick)

The android who reprapped a wife,
thought it would improve on his life,
but it's the same for a droid,
as for a humanoid,
all they ever bring is strife.



I'll challenge this thread with an orange...

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« Reply #20 on: July 09, 2014, 04:06:48 AM »
I'll challenge this thread with an orange
Poetic aesthetical lozenge
Sour and sweet
this tangerine treat
Makes tongues, minds and lexicons unhinge

 :P

She saved ten years' work on a stick...

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Re: limericks
« Reply #21 on: July 15, 2014, 06:41:00 PM »
:slowclap:

That was pretty good for the curve I threw, I'd like to hear it with your accent, I can't quite make it work in my head.

She saved ten years' work on a stick,
but it may not have been the best pick,
though none would believe her,
her dog was a retriever,
but "go fetch" just wasn't his trick.

This also, may be based a little in dialect.

Gone missing is Ms. Petrolpetal?

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« Reply #22 on: July 16, 2014, 02:47:36 AM »
Gone but not forgotten - she is missed though. I am sure she will be back.

Thank you HP for the applause. Funnily enough I read my limerick out loud in different accents to hear if it worked. It was a challenging first line but I thought the poem worked up to 'unhinge' which was always a stretch.

I wonder if I read it out loud and saved it to Youtube? May just do that. or Soundcloud.

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Re: limericks
« Reply #23 on: Today at 03:56:55 PM »
Gone missing is Ms.Petropetal?
Surely there was kind of battle
There's no sign a struggle
But we can't find the shovel
There must have been some kind of rebuttal

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« Reply #24 on: Today at 04:39:05 PM »
Awesome, Jacob. now throw out a new first line.