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DimTim
Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 6:59:19 PM

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Just a variation of Random Sentence Game:

Clue will be an oxymoron. A sentence should be formed using the oxymoron given as the clue. Player gives another oxymoron as a clue for next player.

Example :

IMMACULATE MISCONCEPTION.

Blooper, It is your IMMACULATE MISCONCEPTION that Dim Tim is Zoya in disguise.

ANTICIPATED SERENDIPITY (or) ACCIDENTALLY on PURPOSE

Too clever is dumb ~ Ogden Nash
esdelamerced
Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 7:13:51 PM

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STUDENT TEACHER

-a student who acts as a substitute to his teacher in the student-teacher week in HIgh School (Phil. Education)
DimTim
Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 7:24:17 PM

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You need to use the oxymoran given as clue to form a sentence & leave another oxymoron as a clue for next player.

Too clever is dumb ~ Ogden Nash
Ravindra
Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2013 8:05:04 AM
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It's awfully nice to be alone in a crowd to listen to the deafening silence.

I am becoming increasingly worried that
there isn't enough anxiety in my life.




Ravindra
Audiendus
Posted: Friday, February 01, 2013 8:31:02 AM
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The alchemists made discoveries by ANTICIPATED SERENDIPITY; they mixed substances together at random, confident that something unexpected would happen sooner or later.

SPECTACULARLY DULL
Kerry.P
Posted: Tuesday, February 05, 2013 9:51:51 PM

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Listening to the almost endless repetition of Sondheim's 'Into the Woods' is truly, SPECTACULARLY dull.

OPEN SECRET
Audiendus
Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 8:03:44 AM
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There are known unknowns and unknown unknowns, just as there are open secrets and closed secrets.

MAGNIFICENT FAILURE
Articulate Dreamer
Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 12:29:06 PM

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An Awful Lot of Nothing

"...hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour"
Kerry.P
Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 7:11:10 PM

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Hi AD - this one is to include the oxymoron in a sentence, eg...

As he flopped belly-first into the pool, a tidal wave engulfed the judges who decreed his high-dive was a magnificent failure.

A FINE MESS
Absurdicuss
Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 1:19:02 AM

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Well here goes nothing.

We gathered there, a singular group of dogmatically skeptical professionals, determined to develop further the concrete theory that there exists in a relatively absolute paradigm a definition explaining all of reality in a literally figurative sense.


"Now" is the eternal present.
Kerry.P
Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 5:38:37 PM

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Hi Kirk - If I've understood your post correctly, I see the irony. However, for this game you might like to check the OP's intent. :)
Absurdicuss
Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 8:46:20 PM

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understandably dismayed

"Now" is the eternal present.
Absurdicuss
Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 9:09:10 PM

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The absurd one finally catches on to the game. Being obtuse is a blessing and a curse.

Thank you for bearing with me, as I've contributed nothing to this game, and gently correcting my error.

I'll try again.

"Now" is the eternal present.
Absurdicuss
Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 9:18:18 PM

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A fine mess we made, inviting the three stooges to host our symposium on the topic of workplace safety.


concrete theory

"Now" is the eternal present.
Audiendus
Posted: Friday, February 15, 2013 9:00:49 AM
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It takes a lot of work to turn a speculative hypothesis into a concrete theory.

ORDINARY CRISIS
excaelis
Posted: Friday, February 15, 2013 12:47:00 PM

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The exploding stove was, I was told, just an ordinary crisis at the Dumb Bass Grill, but I just gave up when they burnt my JUMBO SHRIMP.

Sanity is not statistical
IMcRout
Posted: Friday, February 15, 2013 1:37:47 PM

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SIT UP!

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Absurdicuss
Posted: Friday, February 15, 2013 7:15:03 PM

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My EXCESSIVELY MODERATE brother refuses to do more than one sit up per week.

"Now" is the eternal present.
Articulate Dreamer
Posted: Friday, February 15, 2013 9:13:43 PM

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Well, Abs, that's ALMOST EXACTLY how my son behaves too!

"...hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour"
Tovarish
Posted: Friday, February 15, 2013 9:32:43 PM

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It was Hill 96, Military Intelligence said was to be bombed, not Hill 69, it is Almost Exactly the same thing!.
Absurdicuss
Posted: Saturday, February 16, 2013 5:56:05 PM

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Thus engulfing an entire platoon in a hail of FRIENDLY FIRE.



This from the wise & fertile mind of my dearly beloved: Responsible Teenager.

"Now" is the eternal present.
Tovarish
Posted: Saturday, February 16, 2013 9:11:28 PM

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A saw an interview with a woman who had had her home and all possessions destroyed in our recent bush fires,

she said "It was a BIT TRAUMATIC". An oxymoron or a classic understatement?
Absurdicuss
Posted: Saturday, February 16, 2013 9:30:38 PM

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The sudden outbreak of pandemonium was characterized by FEMA as a routine emergency . (Federal Emergency Management Agency)



confined space




"Now" is the eternal present.
Absurdicuss
Posted: Sunday, February 17, 2013 12:55:37 AM

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Bit traumatic is Bi- works well both ways...hehe

"Now" is the eternal present.
Absurdicuss
Posted: Sunday, February 17, 2013 1:56:47 AM

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-slaps at head, and says duh-

I completely bypassed the military intelligence que left by Tovarish...sorry matey. To busy laughing at your witty command of irony.
I'll have a go at it now.


It was military intelligence that lost the very war that it started.


exquisitely mundane










"Now" is the eternal present.
Articulate Dreamer
Posted: Sunday, February 17, 2013 9:32:40 AM

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Feminine logic defies their deference to men's considerateness.

"...hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour"
Weirdo101
Posted: Sunday, February 17, 2013 12:13:43 PM

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Pretty ugly
Quietly wild
Act naturally
Bitter sweet
HAPPILY MARRIED
Weirdo101
Posted: Sunday, February 17, 2013 12:15:55 PM

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Tovarish wrote:
A saw an interview with a woman who had had her home and all possessions destroyed in our recent bush fires,

she said "It was a BIT TRAUMATIC". An oxymoron or a classic understatement?


DEFINITELY a classes understatement.
Absurdicuss
Posted: Sunday, February 17, 2013 1:46:12 PM

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Hi Weird, how bout this?

Our happily married forum companion tried to act naturally after hearing some pretty ugly remarks about a bitter sweet parting from the friends of her quietly wild youth.



RANDOM PATTERN

"Now" is the eternal present.
Kerry.P
Posted: Sunday, February 17, 2013 6:39:22 PM

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Spectacular Abs.Applause

The Absurd One successfully applied a random pattern to come up with the solution.

FOUND MISSING
Absurdicuss
Posted: Sunday, February 17, 2013 7:14:48 PM

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Thx Kerry Drool

And my compliments on both of your additions. I chuckled at "the absurd one" sentence and heard a news anchor talking in my head after reading "found missing".

How many times have we heard a report similar to the one below?

Police report that three year old toddler Jane Doe was found missing in an abandoned well Tuesday evening after a massive two day manhunt.


REAL FAKE








"Now" is the eternal present.
Kerry.P
Posted: Monday, February 18, 2013 2:50:20 AM

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There were so many copies of the master, all so poorly executed, that not one of them could be considered a real fake.

LOOSE TIGHTS
IMcRout
Posted: Monday, February 18, 2013 8:02:34 AM

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The young Australian athlete tripped at the last hurdle and later blamed her mother's loose tights for making her lose her balance.

SPITTING IMAGE

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Absurdicuss
Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 5:48:32 PM

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Hey Rout, looks like splitting image brought things to a complete stop. I'm thinking that maybe it ain't a real oxymoron.

Leastwise I can't cipher on it no more.

cheers, Ab


impossible occurrence

"Now" is the eternal present.
Tovarish
Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 6:05:26 PM

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Well its simple AB, IMc was telling us about an Aussie athlete (not an oxymoron, some times just a plain moron depending on the sport)

who was blaming her mother for the 'loose tights' that caused her undoing!, I think the loose tights were the problem in the first

place, causing the original doing.

"A little bit pregnant"

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