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Discussion Thread -- JANUARY 2017 -- 75 Word Writing Challenge

Discussion in 'Writing Challenges' started by The Judge, Jan 1, 2017.

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    Parson

    Parson This world is not my home

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    @Peter V ... brings us a cold resolution to humanity's propensity to fight.

    @Droflet ... Brings us a corporate resolution to the best way to have your cake and eat it too.

    @farntfar ... Brings us a marriage dissolution due to its resolution.

    @Cat's Cradle ... Brings us the resolution to buyers remorse over an ill conceived promise.

    @LittleStar ... Brings us a tear jerker resolution to a promise which was almost kept.
     
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    Cory Swanson

    Cory Swanson Well-Known Member

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    I'm in. Now to think of what a big green horse head means to me.
     
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    Victoria Silverwolf

    Victoria Silverwolf Vegetarian Werewolf

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    farntfar -- That the path of love never runs smoothly is demonstrated in this realistic and ironic story.

    Cat's Cradle -- The use of a selfish and cruel narrator strengthens the impact of this intense tale.

    LittleStar -- This heartfelt account of memory and desire reminds us of the importance of our dreams.

    Cory Swanson -- A sly allusion can be found in this wry jape.
     
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    Parson

    Parson This world is not my home

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    @Cory Swanson ... brings us the resolution when you can't leave well enough alone.
     
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    sinister42

    sinister42 The sinister one.

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    Well Cory has my vote. Everyone else can go home.
     
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    Victoria Silverwolf

    Victoria Silverwolf Vegetarian Werewolf

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    AstroZon -- The author creates a believable future in order to cast a jaundiced eye at the diplomatic failures of the present.
     
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    Dave Barsby

    Dave Barsby Writer of word-blocks

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    For a couple of days there I thought everyone had!
     
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    Mr Orange

    Mr Orange Rhubarb rhubarb rhubarb...

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    I'm still here, still only have a title.

    Edit: wait I see someone has already used my title. Oh well, back to the drawing board. I say drawing board, it's actually the back of a used post-it note
     
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    Parson

    Parson This world is not my home

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    @AstroZon ... Brings us to a future time much like our own where the United Nations makes almost all meaningless resolutions.

    @dsri ... Brings us to a resolution of DNA and silicon where philosophy, religion, and science become a unity.
     
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    AstroZon

    AstroZon Well-Known Member

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    Victoria Silverwolf, Parson,
    Thank you so much for your kind reviews!
     
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    Victoria Silverwolf

    Victoria Silverwolf Vegetarian Werewolf

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    Phyrebrat -- The inescapable power of the past is movingly portrayed in this emotional story.
     
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    Parson

    Parson This world is not my home

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    @Phyrebrat ... brings us to a time when the when the resolution to swim was haunting.

    @ErikB ... brings us a safari who resolution was a deadly earnest run.
     
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    Parson

    Parson This world is not my home

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    @Glen ... Brings us to a kind resolution that determines life and death.

    @Robert Mackay ... Brings us an honest and realistic view of New Year's Resolutions. Plus a time machine?

    @johnnyjet ... Brings us a God whose resolution is to let the children deal with their own problems.

    @Heijan Xavier ... Brings us a resolution made which might be worse than the problem bringing about the resolution.
     
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    Heijan Xavier

    Heijan Xavier Not scared of boogie man. It's been me all along.

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    Thanks Parson. Keep up the inspiringly good work!
     
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    Victoria Silverwolf

    Victoria Silverwolf Vegetarian Werewolf

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    ErikB -- The way in which self-interest often trumps all other concerns is shown in this ironic tale of adventure.

    Glen -- This refined comedy of manners demonstrates how we often try to maintain our dignity in the most alarming circumstances.

    Robert Mackay -- The common yearning to "shatter it to bits, and then remould it nearer to the heart's desire" is demonstrated in this time fantasy.

    johhnyjet -- This tale with a vast, cosmic viewpoint serves as a fable of responsibility and the need to grant freedom to those dependent on us.

    Heijan Xavier -- The experience of being a stranger in a strange land is aptly conveyed in this story of displacement from one's reality.
     
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    johnnyjet

    johnnyjet Western PA Country Boy

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    Thanks for the great comments, Victoria & Parson!
     
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    Ihe

    Ihe Forum Revolutionary

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    Ouch ouch. That burn made it all the way to me, leaving half of Oxford a smoldering pile of ash in the process.
     
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    Calliopenjo

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    I've been a bit busy working on a 3000-word story for a contest. There's a saying on the internet that goes something like this: When plan A doesn't work, there's the rest of the alphabet. I bring that up because I'm about on plan D. I'll keep working at it until I have to send it in. So that's where I've been.

    I hope everyone had a good time lately. The weather here has been cold, sunny, windy, and rainy. Sometimes, all at once believe it or not. lol. Well, I wish everyone an enjoyable weekend.
    (y)
     
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    Victoria Silverwolf

    Victoria Silverwolf Vegetarian Werewolf

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    Calliopenjo -- This introspective fantasy allows the reader to empathize with the dilemma of indecision.
     
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    Parson

    Parson This world is not my home

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    @Calliopenjo ... Brings us the resolution to a soliloquy which achieves exactly nothing.
     
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