Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 04-03-2018, 01:38 AM
boson is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: East of the moon
Posts: 1,865

How was your day? In rhyming couplets.


I start is off with one line. Second person rhymes with mine with one line. Third poster starts a new rhyming couplet… a…also one line. And so on. I’ll start with,

I got a late start and didn’t finish my yard.
  #2  
Old 04-03-2018, 02:02 AM
Spoons is offline
Charter Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Lethbridge, Alberta
Posts: 17,315
Now where did I put the gardener's card?


(Am I doing this right? Should I supply a next first line? Or did I misunderstand the instructions?)
  #3  
Old 04-03-2018, 08:24 AM
Cardigan's Avatar
Cardigan is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 3,796
A train held me up on my morning commute
  #4  
Old 04-03-2018, 09:25 AM
Patx2 is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Posts: 3,854
It caused just a momentarily dispute.
  #5  
Old 04-03-2018, 10:17 AM
burpo the wonder mutt's Avatar
burpo the wonder mutt is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Slow-cala, Florida
Posts: 23,919
I woke with a charley-horse in my leg.
  #6  
Old 04-03-2018, 10:28 AM
Knowed Out's Avatar
Knowed Out is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: North Kakkalakee
Posts: 14,597
So I cut it off and replaced with a peg.
  #7  
Old 04-03-2018, 10:30 AM
burpo the wonder mutt's Avatar
burpo the wonder mutt is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Slow-cala, Florida
Posts: 23,919
The peg made me look like a buccaneer.
  #8  
Old 04-03-2018, 10:39 AM
blondebear is online now
Shouting Grasshopper
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Meridian/280
Posts: 14,066
So I decided to dig out my pirate gear.
  #9  
Old 04-03-2018, 10:48 AM
Prof. Pepperwinkle's Avatar
Prof. Pepperwinkle is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Chateau Pepperwinkle
Posts: 57,231
I threw on me eyepatch and got me a hook.
  #10  
Old 04-03-2018, 10:56 AM
Thin Ice is online now
Guest
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: 27° 28' N 80° 21' W
Posts: 19,140
Went to the marina for a boat which I took.
__________________
There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and the kind you make up. - RS
  #11  
Old 04-03-2018, 12:34 PM
Knowed Out's Avatar
Knowed Out is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: North Kakkalakee
Posts: 14,597
Found a parrot to perch on me shoulder
  #12  
Old 04-03-2018, 01:37 PM
Typo Negative's Avatar
Typo Negative is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: 7th Level of Hell, Ca
Posts: 17,659
But it made me look a little older.
__________________
"Just love everybody. I'll sort 'em out later"

-God
  #13  
Old 04-03-2018, 02:44 PM
buddha_david is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Beyond The Fringe
Posts: 28,182
So I exchanged it for a large iguana.
  #14  
Old 04-03-2018, 02:59 PM
blondebear is online now
Shouting Grasshopper
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Meridian/280
Posts: 14,066
And then I smoked some marijuana.
  #15  
Old 04-03-2018, 03:46 PM
Kent Clark's Avatar
Kent Clark is offline
Charter Member
 
Join Date: Apr 1999
Posts: 26,353
Tried to catch some native fauna.
  #16  
Old 04-03-2018, 04:00 PM
Cardigan's Avatar
Cardigan is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 3,796
Hey, let's start a new rhyme (I know I wanna)
  #17  
Old 04-03-2018, 04:32 PM
gigi is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: Flatlander in NH
Posts: 25,528
This toasty office feels like a sauna.
  #18  
Old 04-03-2018, 04:34 PM
Chefguy's Avatar
Chefguy is offline
Charter Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Portlandia
Posts: 42,159
I led the charge; you can call me Bwana!
__________________
I love this post so much that I want to kidnap it, take it to the underworld, and make it my bride. - Interglactic Gladiator
  #19  
Old 04-03-2018, 06:39 PM
Prof. Pepperwinkle's Avatar
Prof. Pepperwinkle is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Chateau Pepperwinkle
Posts: 57,231
My new boss did not like that much.
  #20  
Old 04-03-2018, 06:52 PM
Patx2 is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Posts: 3,854
But I wouldn’t ever throw a punch.
  #21  
Old 04-03-2018, 07:05 PM
buddha_david is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Beyond The Fringe
Posts: 28,182
So I threw the coffee pot instead
  #22  
Old 04-03-2018, 07:20 PM
Cardigan's Avatar
Cardigan is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 3,796
and scored a hit right on his head
  #23  
Old 04-03-2018, 07:32 PM
blondebear is online now
Shouting Grasshopper
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Meridian/280
Posts: 14,066
So of course I was fired right there on the spot
  #24  
Old 04-03-2018, 08:29 PM
Chefguy's Avatar
Chefguy is offline
Charter Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Portlandia
Posts: 42,159
And he didn't even let me keep the pot.
__________________
I love this post so much that I want to kidnap it, take it to the underworld, and make it my bride. - Interglactic Gladiator
  #25  
Old 04-03-2018, 08:35 PM
Prof. Pepperwinkle's Avatar
Prof. Pepperwinkle is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Chateau Pepperwinkle
Posts: 57,231
And now I walk the lonely streets,
  #26  
Old 04-03-2018, 09:01 PM
Leo Bloom is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Here
Posts: 13,493
At least, thank God, I'll send some ranting Tweets.

Last edited by Leo Bloom; 04-03-2018 at 09:02 PM.
  #27  
Old 04-03-2018, 09:01 PM
burpo the wonder mutt's Avatar
burpo the wonder mutt is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Slow-cala, Florida
Posts: 23,919
Sending out important Tweets.

Ninja'd!

BIP:

Need to find a place to sleep

Last edited by burpo the wonder mutt; 04-03-2018 at 09:02 PM.
  #28  
Old 04-03-2018, 09:04 PM
buddha_david is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Beyond The Fringe
Posts: 28,182
and the Hilton Hotel's price is too steep
  #29  
Old 04-03-2018, 09:06 PM
Leo Bloom is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Here
Posts: 13,493
"That trash looks soft" * falls in a heap *

Last edited by Leo Bloom; 04-03-2018 at 09:06 PM.
  #30  
Old 04-03-2018, 09:06 PM
Prof. Pepperwinkle's Avatar
Prof. Pepperwinkle is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Chateau Pepperwinkle
Posts: 57,231
of biodegradable Easter Peeps)

Last edited by Prof. Pepperwinkle; 04-03-2018 at 09:06 PM.
  #31  
Old 04-03-2018, 09:07 PM
Leo Bloom is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Here
Posts: 13,493
So there's no place on Earth where I can rest?
  #32  
Old 04-03-2018, 09:11 PM
The Stainless Steel Rat's Avatar
The Stainless Steel Rat is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Close to the Saturn V
Posts: 10,819
Not until you've cleaned up this mess!
__________________
Waking a person unnecessarily should not be considered a capital crime. For a first offense, that is.
**"The Notebooks of Lazarus Long"
  #33  
Old 04-03-2018, 09:21 PM
Prof. Pepperwinkle's Avatar
Prof. Pepperwinkle is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Chateau Pepperwinkle
Posts: 57,231
The mission over at the Bowery's free
  #34  
Old 04-03-2018, 09:22 PM
blondebear is online now
Shouting Grasshopper
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Meridian/280
Posts: 14,066
A cot and a hot, sounds good to me
  #35  
Old 04-03-2018, 09:44 PM
Leo Bloom is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Here
Posts: 13,493
By now the area's all gentrified
  #36  
Old 04-04-2018, 07:09 AM
Thin Ice is online now
Guest
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: 27° 28' N 80° 21' W
Posts: 19,140
Plus, you know, I've got my pride.
.
__________________
There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and the kind you make up. - RS
  #37  
Old 04-04-2018, 07:39 AM
Prof. Pepperwinkle's Avatar
Prof. Pepperwinkle is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Chateau Pepperwinkle
Posts: 57,231
My old girlfriend has a comfy couch.
  #38  
Old 04-04-2018, 08:54 AM
gigi is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: Flatlander in NH
Posts: 25,528
Almost as good as a kangaroo pouch.
  #39  
Old 04-04-2018, 09:31 AM
Knowed Out's Avatar
Knowed Out is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: North Kakkalakee
Posts: 14,597
Maybe it's because my hand is a hook?
  #40  
Old 04-04-2018, 09:38 AM
burpo the wonder mutt's Avatar
burpo the wonder mutt is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Slow-cala, Florida
Posts: 23,919
Plus, a peg-leg, if you'd bother to look
  #41  
Old 04-04-2018, 09:55 AM
Prof. Pepperwinkle's Avatar
Prof. Pepperwinkle is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Chateau Pepperwinkle
Posts: 57,231
A good plastic surgeon and some cyborg parts
  #42  
Old 04-04-2018, 10:57 AM
Leo Bloom is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Here
Posts: 13,493
Could graft me _two_ broken hearts.

Last edited by Leo Bloom; 04-04-2018 at 10:58 AM.
  #43  
Old 04-04-2018, 12:07 PM
burpo the wonder mutt's Avatar
burpo the wonder mutt is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Slow-cala, Florida
Posts: 23,919
Then I could join the Bionic Old Farts.
  #44  
Old 04-04-2018, 12:28 PM
Prof. Pepperwinkle's Avatar
Prof. Pepperwinkle is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Chateau Pepperwinkle
Posts: 57,231
Which never succeeded, despite several starts.
  #45  
Old 04-04-2018, 12:32 PM
gigi is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: Flatlander in NH
Posts: 25,528
Lunch today is turkey salad
  #46  
Old 04-04-2018, 12:35 PM
burpo the wonder mutt's Avatar
burpo the wonder mutt is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Slow-cala, Florida
Posts: 23,919
No one’s choice for a folksy-type ballad

Last edited by burpo the wonder mutt; 04-04-2018 at 12:37 PM.
  #47  
Old 04-04-2018, 01:27 PM
Prof. Pepperwinkle's Avatar
Prof. Pepperwinkle is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Chateau Pepperwinkle
Posts: 57,231
Turkey in the straw, but not turkey in the salad
  #48  
Old 04-04-2018, 01:33 PM
Leo Bloom is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Here
Posts: 13,493
Rhymed quatrains--should be couplets--are here invalid!
  #49  
Old 04-04-2018, 02:26 PM
Patx2 is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Posts: 3,854
Does that mean I can’t say I like chicken salad?
  #50  
Old 04-04-2018, 02:32 PM
Intergalactic Gladiator's Avatar
Intergalactic Gladiator is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Chicago
Posts: 11,009
Yes, but that messes up the rhyming scheme.
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:30 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

Send questions for Cecil Adams to: cecil@straightdope.com

Send comments about this website to: webmaster@straightdope.com

Terms of Use / Privacy Policy

Advertise on the Straight Dope!
(Your direct line to thousands of the smartest, hippest people on the planet, plus a few total dipsticks.)

Copyright © 2018 STM Reader, LLC.

 
Copyright © 2017