Discussion Thread -- April 2018 75-word Writing Challenge

  1. Pedro Del Mar

    Pedro Del Mar I am content

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    Many thanks for the reviews Victoria and Parson (y)
     
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  2. Victoria Silverwolf

    Victoria Silverwolf Vegetarian Werewolf

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    Dan Jones -- This surreal bureaucratic nightmare fills the reader with a sense of foreboding.
     
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  3. Parson

    Parson This world is not my home

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    @Dan Jones .... The Ministry of Identitarian Maintenance .... Dan comes up with a world where the government not only plays fast and loose with your identity it also demands payment.

    @johnnyjet .... The Mirror of Space .... Mr. Jet puts us in mind of a time and a place where nobody knows your name; not even you.
     
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  4. Victoria Silverwolf

    Victoria Silverwolf Vegetarian Werewolf

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    johnnyjet -- This introspective tale of the far future ponders a completely new kind of technology, and its mysterious effects.
     
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  5. Parson

    Parson This world is not my home

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    @Luiglin .... Haunted .... Luiglin definitely leaves me haunted with this story of identity lost, found, and damned.

    @kythe .... Untitled .... Kythe has me wondering who is that woman in the middle and was she really here or not?

    @Graymalkin .... The Stranger ...
    . GM gives us a story of a quest for identity which might not have and ending.
     
    Apr 12, 2018
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  6. Heijan Xavier

    Heijan Xavier nathanjessehoffman.com

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    Thanks @Victoria Silverwolf and @Parson for the wonderful reviews. Parson, was my story that offensive to your Godly ears that you had to keep the review confined to the March 100 word discussion?

    o_Oo_Oo_O
     
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  7. Parson

    Parson This world is not my home

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    @Heijan Xavier .....ABSOLUTELY NOT!!! I made an error of some sort or the other and wound up posting it where it didn't belong. I haven't a clue what I did. I must have clicked the wrong thread, but that doesn't seem right to me. Anyway, I had @nixie move into this thread, where I hope you've seen it. Also thanks to @Victoria Silverwolf for bringing it to my attention.
     
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  8. Heijan Xavier

    Heijan Xavier nathanjessehoffman.com

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    You know I was joking right?
     
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  9. Calliopenjo

    Calliopenjo Well-Known Member

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    I got my 75 word story up. I actually came up with something. No spelling mistakes even. lol.

    Anyway, due to computer troubles, the 300 word story might take a little while.
     
    Apr 13, 2018
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  10. Cathbad

    Cathbad Level 30 Geek Master

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  11. Parson

    Parson This world is not my home

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    I was hoping so, but without a smiley or something there was a chance that you were deadly serious and I was not about to take that chance.

    @Calliopenjo .... Who's That? .... Calliopenjo reminds us that identity needs to be recognized to be valuable.
     
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  12. Heijan Xavier

    Heijan Xavier nathanjessehoffman.com

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    I put 3 google eyed thinkers. And the last half line was really a last minute decision. I teach high school kids all day, so at 4:00am what seems like genius, is really adrenaline and caffeine fueled delusions of osmotically immature grandeur. Had I slept on it I might have snipped the last bit.
     
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  13. Victoria Silverwolf

    Victoria Silverwolf Vegetarian Werewolf

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    Luiglin -- This powerful story demonstrates how human feelings can survive the most repressive conditions.

    kythe -- This mysterious tale makes us wonder what survives of ourselves.

    Graymalkin -- This allegorical offering shows us how some quests never end.

    Calliopenjo -- This philosophical musing reminds us that we are the greatest mysteries of all.

    Peter V -- This alternate vision of history points out that we don't always know the real truth.
     
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  14. Parson

    Parson This world is not my home

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    I read the google eyed thinkers as "Did you really mean what I hope you didn't mean." But misunderstandings are rife when there is no body language involved. ---- As to teaching school. I taught for 4 years so I know exactly what you are talking about. I left teaching high school to attend seminary. In the first quarter all my classmates felt like they were really working hard, I felt like I'd just gone to an easier place to be.

    @Peter V .... Argentina 62 .... Peter V. reminds us that sometime identity is what does you in.

    @CTRandall .... Biometrics .... C.T.R. points out that in an automated world mistaken identity can make for serious complications.
     
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    Parson This world is not my home

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    @HoopyFrood .... Thumbs up .... Hoops tells a story about creative lying that is so contemporary and full of what's happening now, it's bound to become an instant classic.

    Hoopy, your story is so good I might not even dare to write one this month, the comparison is likely to be brutal. Wonderful work!
     
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  16. Cat's Cradle

    Cat's Cradle Time, now, to read...

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    It is a terrific story, HoopyFrood, well done!
     
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    Victoria Silverwolf Vegetarian Werewolf

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    CTRandall -- This sharply satiric tale points out the arrogance of assuming one cannot make a mistake.

    HoopyFrood -- This allegorical story illuminates the difference between who we are and who we seem to be.
     
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  18. Victoria Silverwolf

    Victoria Silverwolf Vegetarian Werewolf

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    Peter V -- This suspenseful tale aptly depicts the fate of he who lives by the sword.
     
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  19. Parson

    Parson This world is not my home

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    @s.d. Ervin .... THE BLUEBIRD .... s.d. Ervin reminds us that identity depends upon context. The bluebird of happiness to one is the angel of death to another.

    Welcome to Chrons! That was a very nice entry. Best of luck.
     
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  20. Victoria Silverwolf

    Victoria Silverwolf Vegetarian Werewolf

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    s.d. Ervin -- This thoughtful fable demonstrates how we all play many roles, depending on the audience.
     
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