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DISCUSSION -- January 2017 300-word Writing Challenge (#24)

Discussion in 'Writing Challenges' started by Ursa major, Jan 1, 2017.

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    Ursa major

    Ursa major Bearly Believable Staff Member

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    The latest 300-worder is up.

    As always with the longer form, entries can be posted from the 10th of the month (in this case January), but that doesn't mean no-one can talk about the challenge until then.

    And as ever, the image is only there to provide inspiration; your story does not have to reference it, even indirectly.
     
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    reiver33

    reiver33 Only Forward

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    Using an iPad I can't see the image...
     
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    Cathbad

    Cathbad Weird Guy with Ugly Gray Beard

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    I can't see it either - on an HP laptop.
     
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    The Judge

    The Judge Truth. Order. Moderation. Staff Member

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    I can see it, but I think that's because I'm a mod -- if I don't log in as me, then there's just a box with an [ IMG ] notice which does nothing.
     
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    Ursa major

    Ursa major Bearly Believable Staff Member

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    And (only now) I know why.

    Normal service will be resumed shortly....
     
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    Ursa major

    Ursa major Bearly Believable Staff Member

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    It should be visible now...



    ...fingers crossed....
     
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    Cathbad

    Cathbad Weird Guy with Ugly Gray Beard

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    Wow. Gonna take some thought, this one is.

    Love the pic, though!
     
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    reiver33

    reiver33 Only Forward

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    Yes, it's there...but where's the rest of the Trojan Horse?
     
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    Ursa major

    Ursa major Bearly Believable Staff Member

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    Didn't you get the memo?

    The one that said, "Don't trust Greeks bearing gifts."
     
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    Parson

    Parson This world is not my home

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    I'm worried about the bird that must be sitting on top of the north end of the horse headed north.
     
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    Calliopenjo

    Calliopenjo Well-Known Member

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    The poor thing is missing something I think. I'll give it a go.
     
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    Phyrebrat

    Phyrebrat ba-Ba-ba-brat

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    Nice.

    I have a 'tone' and one line. I'm guessing my muse will be a bit more proactive by the deadline.

    pH
     
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    Parson

    Parson This world is not my home

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    @Phyrebrat --- Is that a dial tone or a skin tone? :p
     
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    Phyrebrat

    Phyrebrat ba-Ba-ba-brat

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    It's an ethereal nebulous tone ;) my only other tone is rudeness (according to my mum)

    :D

    pH
     
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    The Storyteller

    The Storyteller Well-Known Member

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    Been a while since I've done one of these, but I think I'm up to the challenge! I've got a silly little idea I might run with. :)
     
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    Gallagherooj111

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    HAHA
     
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    DG Jones

    DG Jones Partying like it's 1999 - I mean, 2000 - posts

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    Nice pic, HB. No ideas yet but I'm sure something will strike soon.
     
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    Luiglin

    Luiglin Dark Lord's biographer aka Stuart Orford

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    Quit horsing around ;)
     
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    Phyrebrat

    Phyrebrat ba-Ba-ba-brat

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    There's a ridiculous danger of me posting on the first day the challenge opens! I'm 312 words ATM so just need a little chop hither and thither.

    pH
     
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    Parson

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    I haven't posted in one of these for years, but if the muse should strike....
     
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