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IMcRout
Posted: Wednesday, December 3, 2014 9:54:54 AM

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Let me clear up a few misunderstandings, gentlemen.

I am NOT Meriwether Lewis, I am William Clark, disguised as M.L.
This is NOT a letter from the Screenwriter's guild; this document has been forwarded to me from the Gaffer's Union with a complaint about a dangerous lack of lighting on this set.
And, finally, this is NOT a fake pistol as you will realize in an inst ....

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Alice M Toaster
Posted: Wednesday, December 3, 2014 12:29:36 PM

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Ooops! Shall we call 911 once again?

Just trying to figure out the difference between
Audiendus
Posted: Wednesday, December 3, 2014 7:05:58 PM
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"Well, what does it say in the script?" asked Jefferson. "I'm afraid I can't read it in this bad light."
Kerry.P
Posted: Thursday, December 4, 2014 12:25:50 AM

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The smell of blood filled the gloomily lit set. Jefferson turned a shocked look at the gaffer. Who had been shot?
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Posted: Thursday, December 4, 2014 2:58:49 AM

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Who had been shot? Well, a full report is required on that, with bullet points.

I remember, therefore I am.
Kerry.P
Posted: Friday, December 5, 2014 1:52:32 AM

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@ Dragon: Applause Applause Applause


WLD that be 2 4mal? a CSV list might suffice.
Audiendus
Posted: Friday, December 5, 2014 8:01:32 AM
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Suddenly Jefferson noticed a man in police uniform who had been lurking in the shadows.
"Are you a real cop or just an actor?", he asked.
Kerry.P
Posted: Monday, December 8, 2014 1:05:22 AM

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The gaffer acted like he wasn't there.
Dave ZL
Posted: Tuesday, August 2, 2016 1:23:19 PM

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It was clear at that point that everybody was on weed, from the actors themselves to the hooting owl!

Some men see things as they are and ask why; others dream things that never were and ask why not — George Bernard Shaw.
Kerry.P
Posted: Wednesday, August 3, 2016 1:07:05 AM

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The owl blinked sleepily and, moving to an upright position, twisted its head to view the scene.

(Dave ZL - where've you been for the last 2 years? This is an old post.)
Ursus Minor
Posted: Wednesday, August 3, 2016 1:11:14 AM

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Kerry.P wrote:
(Dave ZL - where've you been for the last 2 years? This is an old post.)




The astute reader could see it at once: they all smoked the same weed. And Kerry would better ask the owl.
Kerry.P
Posted: Wednesday, August 3, 2016 2:16:28 AM

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The owl couldn't give two hoots. It silently flew off into the night.
IMcRout
Posted: Wednesday, August 3, 2016 2:52:12 AM

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The astute reader found this a hoot and cried, 'What a lark!'

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Dave ZL
Posted: Wednesday, August 3, 2016 6:20:58 AM

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Kerry.P wrote:
The owl blinked sleepily and, moving to an upright position, twisted its head to view the scene.

(Dave ZL - where've you been for the last 2 years? This is an old post.)


Little did it know that there was a "twist" in the scene too. "Could it twist enough?!" Steven thought to himself. He was so high he shouted to the sleepy owl, "come on let's twist again like we did last summer!"

(After the old post, finished my master's thesis, then graduated, started PhD in Belgium a week later, and basically sparked on a journey of setting things on fire in the name of science, for good Drool)

Ursus Minor wrote:
The astute reader could see it at once: they all smoked the same weed. And Kerry would better ask the owl.


Jefferson, an innocent director, allegedly, turned out to be a drug lord who was to blame for the low-grade grass everybody was on Anxious

Kerry asked the owl but the owl was twisting!


IMcRout wrote:
The astute reader found this a hoot and cried, 'What a lark!'


A poor ghost trapped within the bizarrely rigid confinement of a nearby grave thought of that cry as a real nuisance and cried back, "go to hell you larking potheads!"
Brick wall

Some men see things as they are and ask why; others dream things that never were and ask why not — George Bernard Shaw.
Ursus Minor
Posted: Wednesday, August 3, 2016 8:23:01 AM

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Dave ZL wrote:
basically sparked on a journey of setting things on fire in the name of science, for good


"Vita brevis sciencia longa. How long it took me to learn this truth",Jefferson muttered, reloading the Colt.
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Posted: Thursday, August 4, 2016 1:25:56 AM

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Yes, and that is all well and good; but for the moment, and that ain't long, we would do well to remember the indisputable facts of the previous correspondences: to wit - none, as they relate to the ongoing dialogue, where much might be gleaned in terms of the current status of this post vis a vi the participants herein.

That should clear up any ambiguities, real or imagined.

Thank you for your interest.

Any questions?


"Now" is the eternal present.
Ursus Minor
Posted: Thursday, August 4, 2016 3:16:43 AM

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Your Honour,
Gentlemen of the Jury,

Far be it from me to sow ambiguities or mislead the court.
Henceforth I swear to study the circumstances of the investigation
and the witnesses properly. I hope I am still capable of learning.
IMcRout
Posted: Thursday, August 4, 2016 4:21:35 AM

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An aside.
Juror A to Juror D, 'He neglected us women again. Guilty.'

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Thursday, August 4, 2016 4:58:09 AM

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Not guilty means that the prosecution has failed to meet its burden of proof.


In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
Dave ZL
Posted: Thursday, August 4, 2016 6:11:09 AM

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Jyrkkä Jätkä wrote:
Not guilty means that the prosecution has failed to meet its burden of proof.


"Did I hear not guilty?!" Jefferson exuberantly asked the cast, putting down the Colt thinking that he has been exonerated from selling low-grade grass. "Vita brevis sciencia longa!" He reminded the cast of the scientific part of the movie.

"What are those motorbikes for anyway Jefferson?" asked Stephen pointing out to the bikes parked in the scene. "I thought I'm gonna have some biking fun in this bizarre movie of yours. Give me back my driving license you fool owl!"

Some men see things as they are and ask why; others dream things that never were and ask why not — George Bernard Shaw.
Kerry.P
Posted: Thursday, August 18, 2016 3:27:55 AM

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(Crikey, what happened here - everyone jumped on board in a rush - then equally quickly leapt off.)

The owl blinked, sentiently, or so it seemed to Stephen's whacked-out perception.

It launched itself from the rafters, silently swooping down, it's surprisingly wide wing-span almost brushing Stephen's chest. A small card dropped in front of Stephen. He blinked, disbelievingly, for he saw as he picked it up that it was his licence.
MelissaMe
Posted: Sunday, August 21, 2016 12:13:50 PM

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A license of well crafted words, none of which made any sense whatsoever, which gave him full artistic license, no holds barred!

Seriously, this game makes no sense to me - but I'm pretty good at that! Whistle

This is my only now.
Audiendus
Posted: Monday, August 22, 2016 8:39:13 PM
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"Right", announced Jefferson, "I guess we're ready to start. Lights! Camera! Action!"
"The lights are dead!" shouted the gaffer.
"Well, what do you expect?", said Stephen. "This is a graveyard, after all."
"You are twisting my meaning!"
"Yes, I am a mean twister."
"Never mind about the lights", said Jefferson impatiently. "Camera Obscura! Action! Let's roll!"
Kerry.P
Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:36:36 AM

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As the camera turned toward him, Stephen slid his artistic licence into his wallet; it would prove useful in the future. He walked purposefully to the bikes and checked his watch. It would be daylight soon and the owl would sleep.
Dave ZL
Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 10:07:52 AM

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"Heeeeey! Dave here. You don't seem to be in the best of conditions for riding brother! Can you drop me off by that stinky gas station down this road anyway?!"

Some men see things as they are and ask why; others dream things that never were and ask why not — George Bernard Shaw.
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Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 11:41:50 AM

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The petrol station down by the Gyle?
Of course - that's where the next on-location shoot is happening this afternoon, so long as it's cloudy enough.

We can't shoot this in the bloody sunlight, can we?

Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
Audiendus
Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 8:05:51 PM
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As Stephen left, he looked back and noticed various intoxicated actors wandering around, all gesticulating wildly and reciting random lines from the script. More and more ghosts rose from their graves and twisted excitedly. One of the discarded fireworks went off. The owl hooted, and everyone thought it was a great lark.
Kerry.P
Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:56:23 AM

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But it's easy to mistake a great lark for an owl when you're on low-grade grass (apparently).

Dave joined Stephen as he looked critically at a bike with side-car. He'd never driven one of course, but when Dave started to climb in Stephen realised his artistic licence would cover the situation adequately.

It would take a couple of hours for the afternoon shoot to set up so Stephen started the beast and he and Dave drove off.
Dave ZL
Posted: Thursday, September 8, 2016 10:23:32 AM

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"This road couldn't get any curvier!" shouts Steven and gives a deep rumbling laugh while he drives round the side of a turning road at full speed.
"Hahaaaaa! May the speed be with you!" Dave shouts back.



Some men see things as they are and ask why; others dream things that never were and ask why not — George Bernard Shaw.
Kerry.P
Posted: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 1:55:15 AM

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(Just love the pic Dave)

They kept driving. Stephen found the speed exhilarating and was reassured by intermittent bursts of laughter from Dave that wherever they were going didn’t matter; they were going.

When they’d reached the garage Stephen had used his artistic licence to convince the attendant that the film company would pay for the petrol.

There’d been no discussion about whether to stay and wait until the afternoon shoot, the two of them had simply climbed back into the beast and here they were; on the trail to who know where. “Whoo-knew-where” seemed to echo in his head.

And then, in the twilight, he saw the owl swoop.
Dave ZL
Posted: Thursday, September 22, 2016 5:14:09 AM

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Kerry.P wrote:
(Just love the pic Dave)

Dave ZL wrote:
(Just love your side-car imagination Kerry)

Someone else wrote:
(Just love that swooping owl :p)


She had a crush on Stephen before she knew it, Elise was telling Dave the other day. As the charming attendant, she had fallen not only for an artistic driving license but also for an artistic man who knew little where he was going and plenty how to go with it.

The owl was sitting patiently not too far from them near the entrance trying to check in. She cared enough to comment on the story, "I broke his showlder once, just so you know." Whistle

Some men see things as they are and ask why; others dream things that never were and ask why not — George Bernard Shaw.
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