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The Three-Word Story
« on: August 05, 2017, 08:40:19 AM »
This is a game that has been running forever at some other forum which I won't mention. Each post must be exactly three words, and must contribute to the ongoing story (no non-sequiturs!). I'll start:

Once upon a
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Re: The Three-Word Story
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2017, 09:51:25 AM »
We've tried something like this before, and it is frustrating when people do not take it seriously and try to pervert the story with non sequiturs.  Perhaps we could establish a challenge provision before we start?

Once upon a time in a
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Re: The Three-Word Story
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2017, 10:00:51 AM »
That's why I said "no sequiturs" at the start. It also usually doesn't work if you quote the rest of the story before adding your own three words. It quickly grows too big to quote. Just add your three words:

faraway country, a
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Re: The Three-Word Story
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2017, 10:10:14 AM »
I think that will lead to non-sequiturs.

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Re: The Three-Word Story
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2017, 10:15:30 AM »
man lifted his
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Re: The Three-Word Story
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2017, 01:19:24 PM »
arms to the

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Re: The Three-Word Story
« Reply #6 on: August 05, 2017, 01:32:39 PM »
heavens and cried
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Re: The Three-Word Story
« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2017, 02:44:04 PM »
god, she's beautiful

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Re: The Three-Word Story
« Reply #8 on: August 05, 2017, 07:06:59 PM »
and I want
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Re: The Three-Word Story
« Reply #9 on: August 05, 2017, 07:26:56 PM »
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Re: The Three-Word Story
« Reply #10 on: August 05, 2017, 07:58:10 PM »
. What the fuzz
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Re: The Three-Word Story
« Reply #11 on: August 05, 2017, 09:30:07 PM »
This is why I hate this game.
I would like to propose...that...it is undesirable to believe in a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true. — Bertrand Russell

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Re: The Three-Word Story
« Reply #12 on: August 06, 2017, 03:41:26 AM »
Oh come on

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Re: The Three-Word Story
« Reply #13 on: August 06, 2017, 03:58:13 AM »
This is why I hate this game.
Then don't play.
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Re: The Three-Word Story
« Reply #14 on: August 06, 2017, 03:59:01 AM »
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