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Three Word Story: The Return

Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:57 pm
by KB
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...

Re: Three Word Story: The Return

Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:15 pm
by rdale
tambourine seductively. Gerald

Re: Three Word Story: The Return

Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:54 pm
by AmberV
stomped and clapped

Re: Three Word Story: The Return

Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 5:07 pm
by Ahab
and regretted it

Re: Three Word Story: The Return

Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:21 pm
by Jaysen
immediately. The irony

Re: Three Word Story: The Return

Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 9:06 pm
by vic-k
left onlookers seeking

Re: Three Word Story: The Return

Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:08 pm
by shorn
an explanation. But

Re: Three Word Story: The Return

Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:10 pm
by brookter
the Scarlet Pimpernel

Re: Three Word Story: The Return

Posted: Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:57 am
by Siren
(elusive no more)

Re: Three Word Story: The Return

Posted: Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:08 am
by vic-k
, pirouetted t'wards voluptuous

Re: Three Word Story: The Return

Posted: Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:21 am
by Ahab
Esmeralda, with her

Re: Three Word Story: The Return

Posted: Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:27 am
by Tanith
wine glass empty,

Re: Three Word Story: The Return

Posted: Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:03 pm
by brookter
but never for

Re: Three Word Story: The Return

Posted: Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:04 pm
by vic-k
propriety 's sake.
Esmeralda

Re: Three Word Story: The Return

Posted: Sat Apr 28, 2018 3:27 pm
by Ahab
was inclined toward