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Audiendus
Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2018 8:59:20 PM
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The seemingly static rotor on the helicopter is a stroboscopic effect.

FINAL START
Audiendus
Posted: Monday, November 12, 2018 10:38:21 PM
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The famous racehorse's final start proved disastrous, as it unseated its rider as soon as it came out of the starting stalls.

SILENT SINGING
anton exobio
Posted: Wednesday, May 8, 2019 7:43:00 AM

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That's not silent singing: that soprano's voice can be so high pitched it actually becomes ultrasonic. She's incredibly skilled.


DEVASTATING GENTLENESS

"I got a haircut and no one noticed." - William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Friday, May 10, 2019 1:20:03 PM

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^^^^^^^^^^^^ Are you sure about that quote? ^^^^^^^^^^^^

Expecting to be yelled at and punished, her mother's devastating gentleness reduced the little girl to tears.

PARCHED STORM


Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2019 1:51:45 PM

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Oops! Thank you Audiendus for pointing this 'dangling modifier out.
Not having mentioned it, I would have been forever marked as having bad grammar! Whistle d'oh!


Expecting to be yelled at and punished, the little girl was reduced to tears by her mother's devastating gentleness.

PARCHED STORM

Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Wednesday, July 3, 2019 10:40:38 AM

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The wind came up - the parched storm of dust desiccated everything in the area.

BRAVE COWARD


Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
Absurdicuss
Posted: Saturday, August 10, 2019 2:01:29 AM

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Having survived the parching ravages brought upon us by the aforementioned storm, one brave coward, leaping suddenly in a panicked spasm of utter fear, inadvertently slew our foe, thus saving the day.

DECIDEDLY UNCERTAIN

"Now" is the eternal present.
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Thursday, August 15, 2019 7:04:19 PM

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At first he thought "leave", but then he decided "remain". Now he's decidedly uncertain.

CHAOTIC ORDER

Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
anton exobio
Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019 6:56:47 AM

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Awww... You like my hairstyle, really? It takes me about a quarter of an hour each morning. I call it "chaotic order".

IMMACULATELY SOILED

"I got a haircut and no one noticed." - William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Absurdicuss
Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019 10:42:25 PM

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His greasy fingers smearing shabby clothes, the immaculately soiled Aqualung strode, in all his pungent glory, up the rode, with a wink for cross eyed Mary's new beau.

BRAZENLY CAUTIOUS

"Now" is the eternal present.
Audiendus
Posted: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 9:18:14 AM
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The batsman adopted a brazenly cautious approach to every ball, playing ultra-defensively and not attempting to score any runs.

MISGUIDED WISDOM
Audiendus
Posted: Saturday, September 7, 2019 8:28:20 AM
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I prefer the plain common sense of ordinary people to the misguided wisdom of unworldly gurus.

IRREGULAR SYMMETRY
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Tuesday, September 24, 2019 10:00:58 AM

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When I looked at the building, I couldn't decide whether it had an irregular symmetry or a balanced asymmetry.

B O I L I N G....I C E


Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
anton exobio
Posted: Tuesday, September 24, 2019 1:10:03 PM

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We've just found a new cryovolcano on Triton. Watching it spewing boiling ice was awesome.


FRIGHTENING BEAUTY

"I got a haircut and no one noticed." - William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Audiendus
Posted: Saturday, October 5, 2019 8:51:21 AM
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The painting depicts the frightening beauty of the carnivorous beasts.


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