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Jeanne Boyarsky
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Per Chan's suggestion, let's try something fun today - a round robin story. What we will do is each add a sentence or two to this story and see where it takes us. I'll start:

One Friday, the Moose went out for a walk. While he was there, he saw the coolest thing.


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Beer! Chilled Beer!


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Unfortunately the Moose was a bit wary having lost an eye in a bar fight.
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And, with only one eye, his depth perception didn't let him see how far away the beer really was.


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The Moose walked towards the beer for three days


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This Moose was no ordinary moose. It belonged to Mr. Smith, the evil magician of our time. The Moose didn't realize it was wearing Mr. Smith's magical pirate cap that could ....
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magically create beer if the Moose said the magic words. The problem was..
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... when the Moose finally reached the beer, he realized he didn't have a bottle opener. And he couldn't open the bottles with just his hooves.


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Looking 'round and 'round the moose didn't see anything he could use to open the bottle. Then he got an inspiration and looked up...


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And there, tied to the top of a hemlock tree, was a bottle opener!
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"But how to get it?" the moose asked himself. "I cannot climb trees". An alliance would be necessary...
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The Moose saw a cow. He tried climbing onto the cows back, but that didn't work. So he tried...
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... to think of another forest friend who could climb the tree for him. But what incentive could he use to elicit the assistance?
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Of course! Monkeys loved beer, and there was enough to share. The only trouble with that was ...


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the monkey was the one who poked out the moose's eye in the bar fight. So instead...
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the moose looked around for a human. Monkey, human, close enough, right? Maybe one of those would do.
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The moose recalled that there was a cabin near the lake...
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...and a man who is 35 years old and divorced and lives in a van down by the river..
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... and enjoyed nothing more than sitting out all day with a fishing rod and a 12-pack. It didn't matter to him ...
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that there was a desperate, violent, alcoholic Moose on the loose. He wasn't scared, that's just how he rolled. However...
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he has a dog. Soon he sees a moose from a distant beginning to charge at him ...


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The dog saw it too. "Bow! Bow" went the dog. "Beer! Beer! replied the moose. "Bow!" "Beer!" "Beower!" The man had had enough. He screamed, in a voice loud enough to be heard in tha farmhouse on the top of the hill ...
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"Norma! There's something you need to do!"
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There was silence from the farmhouse.
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"Norma-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a!" the man shouted more loudly. "Mooo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-se!!!"
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There was still silence from the farmhouse, but the strains of "Your Cheatin Heart" could now be heard coming from the cellphone in the man's pocket.
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Suddenly Norma , the farmer's daughter appeared from the back-door wearing her hill-billy hat and holding a bottle of ice-chilled beer in one hand "Vat in tarnation are ye' makin all this racket 'bout a moose, daddy?"


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"Beer! ... Beer!" yelled the moose, almost dislocating his neck to see out of his good eye whether the beer in Norma's hand had already been opened.
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Darryl Burke wrote:"Beer! ... Beer!" yelled the moose, almost dislocating his neck to see out of his good eye whether the beer in Norma's hand had already been opened.

It had; but to his horror, he saw that it was foaming at the top, and he was from a little-known village in Quebec called 'Sans' - which, of course, made him a "Sans Moose".

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Norma stared back at the moose then look at the beer and back at the moose a few times. She starts drinking the beer.
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The Moose, exhausted, thirsty, salivating furiously, boils with rage when he sees Norma's wry smile as she deliberately tips the beer out on the floor while staring him right in the eye. Head lowered, eyes narrowed, antlers twitching, he charges the farmhouse with an almighty roar that chilled Norma through to her bones.
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...and misses.

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The moose got stuck in the wall pretty good. Norma noticed the beer the moose had and try to steal it. As she does...
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As she doesnt like getting in contact with the moose she called out her dog to get the Moose's beer.
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The dog not afraid of the moose slowly approaches the moose then the moose begins to move gaining consciousness. The dog stops and looks at Norma and she gestures him "go on".
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"I would be rather chasing my tail or cats. Why should I be concerned about a beer crazy Moose", thought Rover the dog.


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Norma realized that she would have to do something to make Rover the dog fetch the Moose's beer so she starts to think that and comes up with an idea. What she does is she opens up her bottle of beer and pours a little in Rovers bowl and pushes it near to Rover. Rover approaches the bowl, takes a deep sniff from the bowl and . . . .
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.. and started drinking it. Norma shocked. Rover went alcoholic and crazy!
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Rover!.. Rover.... Norma calls out for help. But Rover has gone crazy - he starts running around, gets tipsy and woozy.

The moose starts to move towards Norma... Alarmed, Norma quickly spills some more beer on the floor.

Stay.there.... Ok... You.want.this.... Here.take.it.all.Take.it.all.. Stay.there.. ..



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