Monday, July 28, 2008

She got me!

Whalechaser got me but good a little while ago!

All y'all know how much I love to read and like to play word games, right? Well, I don't know if she set me up on this one deliberately or not, but she got me good! As a matter of fact, I'm still laughing!!

Her post today starts out like a pornographic novel. Well-written, suggestive, but nothing specific. I'm racing through this, thinking all the time, "Whaat!!".

She doesn't write stuff like this. She just doesn't!

Then, all of a sudden, there's a huge break in the post ... line after line with nothing written, and I thought, "Well, she's done what I have a time or two. She published it before it was finished. She's had second thoughts and all will be deleted in just another minute or so."

I kept scrolling down and found the 'stinger'. She got me good!

If you'd like to join in the fun, here's the link. Afterwards, if you want to, you can come back and I'll tell you about another time when I was 'gotten'.

You back already? OK. Here's the story.

I was at Judy Kutach's house. She's as fond of word games as I am, and a tremendous Trivial Pursuits player.

We were all handed this (approximately) 4" by 8" sheet of paper with a bunch of instructions on it. We were told that it would be a timed contest. OK. No problem.

The very first instruction read, "Read everything before you do anything." OK. No problem. I thought to myself, "Self, you might as well do everything as you go along and so I did." Some of the subsequent instructions included standing up and shouting, laughing out loud, etc. and blah. You get the picture, I betcha.

When I got to the very last instruction, which was, "Do nothing. Simply put your paper down and watch the show.", I discovered that I was the only one still playing!

Whalechaser could not possibly have known of my background here, as I've never before shared it publicly, so she could not have known how successful she would be with her post.


Nancy said...

A teacher in high school got us with that one - the "read the entire quiz before you begin" thing. It seems like most of us were tricked - I know I was.

Goldenrod said...

I cannot even beGIN to imagine a teacher in high school pulling such a stunt!

whalechaser said...

I think your friend Judy must know my brother. He has pulled the same trick on me and sadly I (like you) thought well if it is timed let's just get on with it so I can finish on time!
There is no end to the embarrassment is there?

Glad you like the fun. My cousin sent it to me and I added the mosquito. You DID see my national cousins day post last week right?

Tammy said...

I fall for everything. I'm gullible and naive at times, I suppose, but I have a great time in life.

This post and your friend's post were both great. I thoroughly enjoyed them. :)

Goldenrod said...

Yes, Whale, I saw your "National Cousin's Day" post. I didn't leave a comment, but did add it to my favorites. It seems that site has found a reason to celebrate EVERY day ... I'm going to skip on over to see what we're supposed to be celebrating today ... ... ... it's "Singing Telegram Day", everyone. Let's all have a toast!

And Tammy? You've made that sort of comment before, about how gullible/naive you are, on one of my posts --- the one about the foo bird, as I recall. Remind me, if you don't see a post within the next week or two, to do one on "Gloria", OK? :)