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laying in bed, simmering, looking at ceiling without glasses while listening to piano. Left: image of the ceiling, right: simulation of my vision.

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TIL: there are a few butterflies with partly transparent wings, and they're beautiful. This is Greta morgane, which lives in southern Texas, Middle-America and the Carribean:

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It's night but my apt is still cooler than outdoors. Also it's only 32°C but it feels to me like it's the hottest summer day. Also mosquitos are conspicuously absent.

Anyway, have a look at the view from here.

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In your native language does a single negative make sense?

For example in English "I go nowhere" makes sense. In Greek, its word for word translation "Πάω πουθενά" is meaningles (albeit somewhat poetic)

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In your native language does a double negative mean...

(See also followup question)

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I should get payed for this, shit is complicated -.-

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I'd like to introduce you to the jorb (jean orb)

I never posted this, but my partner gave me spoons for birthday 😃


This one was built just before the closed balconies were reduced to max 40cm and has a special place in history. It was here that the treaty of Greece's surrender to the forces of the axis was signed on the 27th of April 1941.

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>i enter a former 7-eleven with an "Amazon Basics" tarp over the sign
>just gonna buy a bag of chips and a USB 4.43+ Gen E cord and charger, in and out
>i hand my $14.49 to the cashier
>"oh, sorry sir, we don't take that"
>"that's fine i have my cr-"
>"didn't you get your Libra Clip like everyone else?"
>"n-no, look can i just-"
>a facebook drone with a luminescent smiley face bursts from under the cash register
>it attaches to my head and attempts to puncture my ear
>i bash my head against the counter and manage to decouple it
>make a fucking run for it
>a Boston Dynamics drone painted Amazon orange blindsides me from outside the exit, restrains me as the drone flies out the door and approaches me again
>i scream as a Libra Clip is bolted into my right ear
>"welcome to the global currency"
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4th of July Party Rules:
1) All the food on the snack table is forbidden. If you want any, you have to claim it was always yours and just take it.
2) Antivaxxers are welcome to take one (1) of the complimentary blankets provided.
3) Flags on everything. Flags flags flags. Those chunks in the dip? Flags.
4) Burn something. Food or childhood conceptions of the validity of borders. Or both.
5) Neglect to read or comprehend the provided rules.

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Begin a story. MAXIMUM length is 100 words! It can be shorter but not longer! Save as a .txt file labelled with your real life or pen name initials, followed by the Act# (example "RL1").

If you want to be anon make a new email at (there's no pass recovery so record the pass somewhere).

Email as attachment, or upload it (but email me your initials to seagull at tutanota dot de) :

#roundRobin #zine #microfiction #writing #flashfiction


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I'm going to shuffle the entries and email each author back an Act#

You continue the given story by writing another 100 words.

Send it back to me with your initials plus the Act#

By the end of the round each author will have co-written three 300 word stories with six other people. It's like an "exquisite corpse" for writers! Have fun! Hope to see your writing soon!



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@tuckerch hey, welcome to the fediverse! Use to tell us about yourself.

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