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We are now accepting non-dialogue stories!

Announcements

Dear Readers, dialogue-driven stories are our bread and butter, but we are happy to announce that we are now accepting non-dialogue stories.

Click here to read a non-dialogue story. Please let us know what you think in the comments!

PS – Our editors have heard you loud and clear, and we apologize for the crossposting of stories! We will no longer do this moving forward.

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May Theme Of The Month: Revenge of the Geeks!

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Introducing the Theme Of The Month: Revenge of the Geeks!

Entering is easy:

  1. Submit a funny or interesting story about this month’s theme: Revenge of the Geeks. Share a story about your family who never underestimates the power of the Geek side!
  2. At the end of the month, we’ll feature our favorite Theme Of The Month stories in a roundup!

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(For as long as I can remember, I always liked my grandparents’ house and got very sentimental over the idea of them selling it, so one time when I was a little boy I ask my very blunt, Frisian Dutch grandmother a question, trying to be tactful.)

Me: Grandma? When you don’t need your house anymore, can I have it?

My grandma: *laughing* You mean when I’m dead?

(Ever since, she’s recalled this story to everyone, omitting exactly what I said in favour of her ‘translation’. Fast forward nearly two decades and I’m in the garden with my parents, watching my dad.

After my grandfathers’ deaths, I inherited their penknives.)

Me: Dad… when you don’t need your penknife anymore, can I have it?

Mum: *bursts out laughing* You mean when he’s dead!?

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