Three Word Story: The Return

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Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:57 pm Post

It's been a looooong time since anyone started a three-word story here, I believe, so I figured it was time for another. I have a feeling this part of the forum isn't quite as active as it used to be, so it will be interesting to see if this gets as many contributions as the old threads did or just fizzles out. :)

A recap:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_word_story (link no longer live weirdly)
Three word story is a game in which a story is built by multiple people, who use three words each turn. It is a common favorite of forum gamers, since it is easy to explain and play in a linear, structured fashion. An example game goes as follows:
A fat man...
... walked into a...
... car and it...
... was very painful...
Punctuation is usually very uncommon in textual variants. The segmented nature of the story makes it easy to create seemingly-random plot twists that are only tangentially related to the last three words.


The only rule: make sure the three words you write make sense when combined with the previous three or four posts - grammatical sense, at least.

To begin:

Marvin jangled his...
"You can't waltz in here, use my toaster, and start spouting universal truths without qualification."

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tambourine seductively. Gerald
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Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:54 pm Post

stomped and clapped
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and regretted it

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Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:21 pm Post

immediately. The irony
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left onlookers seeking
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Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:08 pm Post

an explanation. But
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(elusive no more)
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:08 am Post

, pirouetted t'wards voluptuous
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:21 am Post

Esmeralda, with her

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but never for

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Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:04 pm Post

propriety 's sake.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 3:27 pm Post

was inclined toward