A for effort. Which story would you rather hear? The man's or the woman's? When I put this up at 3 in the morning I had no hopes that it would make frontpage. I
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A for effort

Which story would you rather hear? The man's or the woman's?
When I put this up at 3 in the morning I had no hopes that it would make frontpage. I'm just glad I gave you something you all enjoyed. Thanks for the thumbs!

Whether it was a repost or not, I made a lot of you laugh. That's what FJ is all about. Thanks for my first frontpage.
Feels good man.

mama K
Here‘: a prime example of "Men
Are From More, Women he From
Venue." It is offered by an
English professor from the
University of Colorado at an
actual dill :
A Creative Writing professor told his
class one day: "Today we will
experiment with a new form called
the tandem story. The process is
simple. Each person will pair off with
the person sitting next to his or her
desk.
As homework tonight, one of you will
write the first paragraph of a short
story. You will equall your partner
that paragraph and send another
copy to me. The partner will read the
first paragraph and then add another
paragraph to the story and send it
back, also sending another copy to
me. The first person will then add a
third paragraph, and so on backhand-
forth.
Remember to rebread what has been
written each time In order to keep
the story coherent. There is to be
absolutely NO talking outside of the
and anything you wish to say
must be written in the femail. The
story is over when both agree is
conclusion has been readied."
The following was actually turned in
by two of his English students:
Rebecca (PINK)
Bill (BLUE).
THE STORY:
first paragraph by Rebeca)
At first Laurie couldn' t decide which
kind of tea she wanted. The
chamomile, which used to be her
favorite for lazy evenings at home,
now reminded her too much of Carl,
who once said, in happier times, that
he liked chamomile. but she felt she
must now, at all costs, keep her mind
on Carl. His possessiveness was
suffocating, and if she thought about
him too much her asthma started
acting up again. so chamomile was
out of the question.
second paragraph by Bill l
Meanwhile, Advance Sergeant can
Harris, leader of the attack squadron
now in orbit over Skylon 4, had more
Important things to think about than
the neuroses of an bareheaded
asthmatic bimbo named Laurie with
whom he had spent one sweaty mg
ht over a year ago, "AS. Harris to
Gasstation 17/ he said into his
communicator. " Polar
orbit established. No sign of
resistance so far..." But before he
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could sign off a bluish particle beam
flashed out of nowhere and blasted a
hole through his ship' s cargo bay. The
Jolt from the direct hit sent flying
out of his seat and across the
cockpit.
Rebeca)
He bumped his head and died almost
Immediately, but not before he felt
one last pang of regret for psychically
brutalizing the one woman who had
ever had feelings for him. Soon
afterwards, Earth stopped its
pointless
hostilities towards the peaceful
farmers of Skylon 4. "Congress
Passes Law Permanently Abolishing
war and Space Travel," Laurie read in
her newspaper one morning. The
news simultaneously excited her and
bored her. She stared out the window,
dreaming of her youth, when the
days had passed umhum' edly and
carefree, with no newspaper to read,
no television to distract her from
her sense of innocent wonder at all
the beautiful things around her. "Why
must one lose one' s innocence to
become a woman?" she pondered
wistfully.
t Bill l
Attle did she know, but she had less
than 10 seconds to live. Thousands of
miles above the city, the Anu' Adrian
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mothership launched the farst of its
lithium fusion missiles. The dimwitted
wimpy percent's who pushed the
Unilateral Aerospace disarmament
Treaty through the Congress had Ief t
Earth a defenseless target for the
hostile alien empires who were
determined to
destroy the human race. Within two
hours after the passage of the treaty
the Anu' uratan ships were on course
for Earth, carrying enough firepower
to pulverize the entire planet. With no
one to stop them, they swiftly
initiated their diabolical plan. The
lithium fusion missile entered the
atmosphere unimpeded. The
President, in his mobile
submarine headquarters on the ocean
floor off the coast of Guam ' felt the
inconceivably massive explosion,
which vaporized even poor, stupid
Laurie.
Rem)
This is absurd. I refuse to continue
this mockery of literature. My writing
partner is a violent, chauvinistic
adolescent.
t our l
Yeah? Well, my writing partner is a
tedious neurotic whose
attempts at writing are the literary
equivalent of Valium. " Oh, shall I
have chamomile tea? or shall I have
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some other sort of FAKING TEA???
Oh no,
what am I to do? I' m such an air
headed bimbo. I guess I' read too
many Danielle Steele novels!"
Rebeca)
t Bill l
B* echl
Rebeca)
F''" YOU - YOU NEANDERTHALS!
t Bill l
In your dreams, Ho. Go drink some
TEACHER)
I really liked this one.
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User avatar #5 - lolollo (09/27/2011) [+] (10 replies)
For some reason I want to say that this is what would happen if Stephanie Meyer and JK Rowling decided to write a novel using that pattern.
#9 - therealmagnum ONLINE (09/27/2011) [+] (4 replies)
My little cousin told me "girls go to college to get more knowledge and boys go to jupiter to get stupider." Frankly, this confuses me so I asked her how were boys stupider if they excelled in space travel before girls got out of college? She kicked me in the shin and ran, but I know I won.
#168 - ibinluv (09/27/2011) [+] (1 reply)
heh heh
#18 - staticenhance (09/27/2011) [+] (1 reply)
#181 - lafonce (09/27/2011) [+] (1 reply)
#23 - beeradthelaw (09/27/2011) [+] (2 replies)
As soon as I read Advance Sargeant I started dying of laughter.
As soon as I read Advance Sargeant I started dying of laughter.
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#236 - kapurass (09/28/2011) [-]
the teacher-"dance, puppets, dance!!!"
#421 - explosivecow (09/28/2011) [+] (3 replies)
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repoost!!!
#296 - durkadurka (09/28/2011) [-]
I just love the "litteray equivalent of Valium" line, because it is EXACTLY what reading literature by feminist writers is like.

The entirety of pretty much any feminist work can be summed up like this: "All guys are jerks, it sucks to be a woman, so now I'm going to do whatever I want."

I recomend avioding those works whenever possible.
#68 - gingermetuchen (09/27/2011) [-]
Ho damn. I wish I got that man for a partner. SPACE ADVENTURES FTW
Ho damn. I wish I got that man for a partner. SPACE ADVENTURES FTW
#37 - Corlan (09/27/2011) [-]
User avatar #17 - corundum (09/27/2011) [+] (1 reply)
I think that both of their stories sucked, but were amazing together.
#517 - xanlet (09/28/2011) [+] (4 replies)
I guess her writing style wasn't

*puts on sunglasses*

His cup of tea
#179 - trevcars (09/27/2011) [+] (2 replies)
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HAHA oh **** , is it just me or is FunnyJunk really funny today? I've read a ******** of funny comments too! Great way to end a great day! Time for some tea.
#24 - CIS White Male (09/27/2011) [+] (1 reply)
TLDR
#26 to #24 - mazlum (09/27/2011) [-]
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#403 - tomfred (09/28/2011) [+] (1 reply)
my reaction to Rebecca's paragraphs,
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