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    Posted: 10 Feb 2019 at 3:28pm
Originally posted by JJ_84 JJ_84 wrote:

I can't answer your question but one year I got ghost story, breast milk & tundra. Ermm

OH MY GOODNESS!! LOL


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Originally posted by Sephira Sephira wrote:

The fact that actual humans thought Sci-Fi/Summer School/Forklift Operator was a great idea makes me a little sad. XD

Oh wow! Difficult one alright!Shocked
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Or had a good sense of humour!! Embarrassed
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Originally posted by JJ_84 JJ_84 wrote:

I can't answer your question but one year I got ghost story, breast milk & tundra. Ermm

That is still the all-time worst prompt ever, imo. The notion that an actual NYCM human thought that was a good idea is horrifying! LOL
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Suave Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 Jan 2019 at 4:26am
I have it on good authority that they go to crack houses and pay the inhabitants to do this.  They seem pretty good at it, eh?
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I can't answer your question but one year I got ghost story, breast milk & tundra. Ermm
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Originally posted by RoryShores RoryShores wrote:

4 monkeys. 1 bottle of tequila. 50 darts. A wall with 100 post-it notes with genres and themes (yellow). The darts have character scratched onto them. If a monkey passes out, iy is dragged off and replaced with a fresh monkey and another bottle. That last part is the most important.


This seems much more plausible.

Although there is also an algorithm that says "If writer X has complained about Genre Y that they've received recently, assign Genre Y to that writer."

How else do you explain an unbroken series of Ghost Stories for me?
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And I thought mine was difficult enough - wow!
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I think I was much happier when I was under the assumption that it was all randomly generated. The fact that actual humans thought Sci-Fi/Summer School/Forklift Operator was a great idea makes me a little sad. XD
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4 monkeys. 1 bottle of tequila. 50 darts. A wall with 100 post-it notes with genres and themes (yellow). The darts have character scratched onto them. If a monkey passes out, iy is dragged off and replaced with a fresh monkey and another bottle. That last part is the most important.
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