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31 Responses

  1. Abby

    Ha! I love it.
    I’ve been really “meh” about the prompts lately and probably won’t do this one, but I look forward to reading them (most likely because they’re short and sweet. I dig that.)

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  2. Jessica

    oooohhh…I want to play!!

    It was over. He dropped the folder on the table. I stared back. Handing him the cash, I ran out & never looked back. Worst restaurant ever.

    Weeeeeeeeeee! 🙂

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  3. Vikki

    ROFL!

    Although it would have been that much better if the detective did it….although that would have screwed up your character limit!

    Love it!

    Vikki

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  4. Name (Required)

    Did the Butler do it the conservatory with a candle stick? I watched/played too much Clue.

    good job, mutant ninja alien

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  5. Jemima

    Fireflies hovered over them as they shared the ultimate first kiss. Then he had to say something stupid. Should’ve been her first clue.

    Needs work, but this was fun!

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  6. Name (Required)

    I thought I left a comment earlier.

    Anyway, nice mystery. Like a quick episode of Clue.

    robots stick together

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  7. Cheryl

    That is EXACTLY why I don’t have a butler.

    By the way, what is a butler, anyway? I mean, what does one do?

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  8. Mrs. Jen B

    I was already smiling, but the shout-out to AC had me laughing out loud. I’m glad you got the chance to participate this week! 🙂

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    • Amy Vansant

      Thanks! Turns out she’s dead, so she won’t mind. I don’t know how she died… but I bet she does…

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  9. Kelly K

    Ha!

    I must admit, if you’d worked in a twist, I think it would’ve popped a bit more.

    But an entire story in 140 characters is very impressive. I’m still not sure how you did it…

    Hopefully you’ll join the prompts more often.. 🙂

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    • Amy Vansant

      Well hell, not if you’re going to criticize me… 😉 I did the butler thing on purpose, because I was trying to do a 140 character parody of that type of whodunnit, but I certainly understand your perspective!

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  10. Renee

    Sweet, short and to the point! I’m loving this prompt. And I love that so many commenters are giving it a shot.

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  11. JDaniel4's Mom

    I thought about the game Clue when I read this.

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  12. angela

    Ha! I thought of Clue as well. And of course Dame Agatha. I think my mom had/has 99% of her 1 million murder mysteries 🙂

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  13. Karen

    Makes me think of a Murder Mystery Dinner or Clue….goodness I loved that movie…and the game! :>

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  14. Tracy

    This rocked.

    But what about Colonel Mustard? He was always my favorite. I was also always partial to the candlestick.

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  15. The Drama Mama

    “They served drinks to the characters in Clue.” Bwahahahahahaha. That was good. I enjoyed the suspense. Great job working a whole story in a tweet.

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  16. Kim at Let Me Start By Saying

    Suck it, Agatha! You crack me up.
    That was fun and engaging, if that’s not an asinine thing to say about such a short piece.
    And now I think my comment is even longer than what I’m commenting on. Oy.

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  17. Amy Vansant

    Thank you to everyone for the comments – my spambot freaked out apparently and I didn’t see a lot of them until today!

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