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Thursday, April 27, 2006

News Blog Literary MadLibs #1



Placeholder hams

All sorts of possible answers and endings

Jen here. I'm rather tired and think I may be getting a mild head cold, so I'm tucking in to a cask-stregnth 10-year Laphroaig and thinking about a hot bath, with a big chunk of this thrown into it. Having said that, I am finally remembering to put up a thread I thought of a while ago.

Does anyone else remember MadLibs? I loved them as a kid. Well, here's a sort of very brief grown-up version. Just copy and paste your completed paragraph into comments.

And now...here is....

"My Best Celebrity Brag Story"

Well, I was walking around ______ one night, and I decided to stop into ______ for a quick nightcap before bed. I pull up a chair at the bar, and ordered a ________. Just as the bartender was putting down the napkin, I look over to my right, and there was _______, just sitting there alone, drinking a _______. They were on their way out, but while I started my drink, I actually screwed up the courage to say "hi." I told them __________________, and then we talked for a few minutes about _________________ while they paid up. I had another drink, but I was psyched for the rest of the night and couldn't sleep. I wish I had had my camera with me!

Now, this is meant to be fictional and cool, or it can be true if you have a real story to tell.

My quick off the top of my head version:

Well, I was walking around Mitte one night, and I decided to stop into this little kneipp for a quick nightcap before bed. I pull up a chair at the bar, and ordered an absinthe and a pack of nasty unfiltered Marlboros. Just as the bartender was putting down the napkin, I look over to my right, and there was Gorbachev, just sitting there alone, drinking an Irish Coffee. They were on their way out, but while I started my drink, I actually screwed up the courage to say "hi." I told them that I was shocked to see him there, and then we talked for a few minutes about the weather and Putin's bad taste in suits while they paid up. I had another drink, but I was psyched for the rest of the night and couldn't sleep. I wish I had had my camera with me!

So that's my mental diversion tonight. Have fun; be snarky.

posted by Jenonymous @ 7:00:00 AM

7:00:00 AM

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