The Corrupted Wish Game

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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Mon Sep 21, 2015 2:17 pm

Granted, but now you have to stand by and constantly stir while it ages.

I wish I had some good balsamic syrup.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby Gord » Mon Sep 21, 2015 9:38 pm

bobbo_the_Pragmatist wrote:Granted, but now you have to stand by and constantly stir while it ages.

That's what I'm doing now.

I wish I had some good balsamic syrup.

Granted, but you have to store it in an evil container, and it runs off with your wife.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Tue Sep 22, 2015 10:29 am

Coincidentally....I am aging some balsamic as well. In original bottle.....to get real...I really should have secured a wooden cask, or maybe put some wood chips in there? Need to go to a vinegar tasting class to see if I'm improving anything or just making swill.

That evil container..............is..............my wife. Doesn't make much sense though. Granted: but you can only use it slathered on wifey, and wait for it to drip off.

Whats you wish, as I do wish to twist it?
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby scrmbldggs » Tue Sep 22, 2015 3:50 pm

Granted. It's an untwistable wish.

I wish I had the upcoming days figured out.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby Gord » Wed Sep 23, 2015 6:58 am

scrmbldggs wrote:I wish I had the upcoming days figured out.

Granted. They're the End Days and you've figured that out.

I wish my eyes were good enough to paint.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby Austin Harper » Wed Sep 23, 2015 4:13 pm

Granted. Your eyes are now painted green.

I wish I could move into the house I bought.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby scrmbldggs » Wed Sep 23, 2015 4:37 pm

Austin Harper wrote:I wish I could move into the house I bought.


Granted. But the previous owners and all their cattle still live in it.

I wish I could see Gord's pretty green eyes.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Wed Sep 23, 2015 11:15 pm

Granted, but you can see nothing else.

I wish twisting a wish into an even more wonderous wish was at least half as much fun.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby Gord » Fri Sep 25, 2015 3:18 am

Granted. It is at least half as much fun, but it still sucks.

I wish the colour orange was the colour green
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Fri Sep 25, 2015 7:52 pm

Granted. But now when coveting the newest and greatest, you are orange with envy.

I wish people stopped wasting emotions that aren't helpful or productive.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby Gord » Mon Sep 28, 2015 1:13 am

Granted, people now make full use of emotions that aren't helpful or productive.

I wish I had a better workspace so that I could do better work.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Mon Sep 28, 2015 1:23 am

Granted, but someone has hidden your white glue and pipe cleaners.

I wish people would vote their own long term interests rather than be misled by values issues, most of which should not even be subject to legislation.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby Gord » Mon Sep 28, 2015 1:27 am

Granted: People now counter their own votes by voting both for and against everything because it turns out all long term interests are based on values issues.

I wish I could find my white glue and pipe cleaners.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Mon Sep 28, 2015 1:40 am

Value voters too nuanced? Some values benefit the voters directly, others don't and just cause the voters to get used.

Granted but the glue bottle top was loose and all your pipe cleaners are glued to the desk.

I wish...............hmmm.......actually I don't. I'm kinda a take it as it comes and deal with it kind of guy.

I wish people could stay on topic and not be so easily sidetracked into dead ends........like value voters.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby Gord » Mon Sep 28, 2015 1:44 am

Granted; you put all the people on ignore and then stop being a person so there's only one topic and even if you go off it you don't count.

I wish my silver paint wasn't all dried up and useless.
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Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sat Oct 03, 2015 8:53 pm

Granted but now all your other paint is dried up and useless.

I wish I could paint or more so sketch as a master.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby Gord » Mon Oct 05, 2015 7:25 am

Granted, you can paint as well as dead Rembrandt (who hasn't produced much lately).

I wish I could go to sleep right now.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Mon Oct 05, 2015 9:56 pm

Seems to me a "dead" master can't paint, failing fulfillment of the wish. But taking unfair meanings is often what the devil do.

Granted, but you will never wake up.

I wish I could test that "active dreaming" equipment before spending the $150 as it would be so cool if it actually worked....I might not want to wake up.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby Gord » Tue Oct 06, 2015 7:29 am

Granted, but it costs $3 million to test it.

I wish "the corrupted wish game" had been a more blatant title for "taking unfair meanings to fail fulfilment of wishes".
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Tue Oct 06, 2015 11:22 pm

Granted....and that wouldn't even correct the fact that the test for Active Sleeping goggles would cost $150 which was the basis of the wish.

I wish people could communicate exactly what they actually meant to communicate. And then work on what they should have meant.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby scrmbldggs » Wed Jun 07, 2017 4:27 am

Granted. And since that's now mandatory on Twitter, you become the one who has to enforce it.


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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby Gord » Wed Jun 07, 2017 4:35 am

Granted, you now have the back of your old car.

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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby scrmbldggs » Wed Jun 07, 2017 4:39 am

Granted. It's now everyone's first name.


I wish I also had the rest of my old car.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby Nikki Nyx » Thu Jun 15, 2017 1:56 am

Granted! You have the (head)rest of your old car.

I wish I had the ability to transform matter.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:11 am

Corrupted Wish Game. aka: The Devil's Game: Grant a wish and then corrupt it.......NOT.... make an entirely different wish. Or not. But that then is also a different game. Enjoy the rules. Its a tonic...as is violating the rules. On purpose.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby scrmbldggs » Thu Jun 15, 2017 4:22 pm

LunaNik wrote:Granted! You have the (head)rest of your old car.

I wish I had the ability to transform matter.

Granted. But nobody likes to eat charcoal.

I wish making the appointment wasn't the end of it in some people's minds.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:04 pm

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LunaNik wrote:Granted! You have the (head)rest of your old car.

I wish I had the ability to transform matter.

Granted. But nobody likes to eat charcoal.

I wish making the appointment wasn't the end of it in some people's minds.


Granted but the only matter you can create is doo-doo.
I wish doo-doo did not exist.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby scrmbldggs » Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:29 pm

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Granted but the only matter you can create is doo-doo.
I wish doo-doo did not exist.

Granted. Now you have to expel concrete.

I wish that concrete smelled better.
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:32 pm

Eggs: thats a good one except it does smell better than doo-doo? Everything I write is a first draft.

I wish concrete had a longer set up time?
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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby OlegTheBatty » Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:15 pm

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bobbo_the_Pragmatist wrote:
Granted but the only matter you can create is doo-doo.
I wish doo-doo did not exist.

Granted. Now you have to expel concrete.

I wish that concrete smelled better.


Granted. Concrete now has an aroma that is slightly less objectionable than a Vogon's armpit.

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Re: The Corrupted Wish Game

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:02 pm

OlegTheBatty wrote:I wish my harebrained schemes worked more often.

Granted but now harebrained schemes are the only ones that will work.

I wish I didn't have to work.
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