Writer of 2012 - MVP AWARD!

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Writer of 2012 - MVP AWARD!

Postby poohcarrot » Tue Feb 28, 2012 1:07 pm

Writer of 2012 MVP AWARD

In all major competitions nowadays, the award of MVP (Most Valuable Player) is awarded to the competitor who has had the biggest impact on the tournament. It's a tradition, or an old charter, or something. 8-)

So without further ado, I would like to award the MVP to the writer of the story "The Puzzle." :dance:

The Puzzle

So I sat in my chair, the magazine stretched across my lap;
Only ten minutes given this time”, I pondered, clasping my pen tightly.
Dispelling all other thoughts from my mind, I would concentrate on the task before me.
Until I emerged victorious!
Kicking off, I placed the first, with the second soon following, and then the third......Time flew by!
Utilizing only one to nine, I would finish with just seconds to spare.......and then;

Suddenly I saw my error!
Using one twice!
C*ck!” I shouted.
Knowing I could never find the mistake in time, I screamed in rage;
SODUKU SUCKS!”

I must confess that even though I read this story on several occaisions, I spectacularly failed to notice its sheer inventive brilliance, with the first letters of each sentence spelling out the final line. :oops: Amazing! :clap: Jano also failed to spot this, for when she put it into a word document, she altered the lay-out, so instead of saying "SODUKU SUCKS" it said "I AM THE DAUGHTER OF SATAN" (or something a bit like that. :lol:)

When this was brought to my attention (and rightly so) by the author, I apologised profusely and Jano restored it to its former glory. :P

So the writer of "The Puzzle" is hereby awarded the MVP in the Writer of 2012 competition.
:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

However, MVP on this occaision stands for "Mike Verily P*ssed-himself-laughing," because something suddenly dawned on me. :think: :o

This writer clearly has as twisted and devious a mind as Professor Moriarty riding a helter-skelter with a pocketful of corkscrews, but unfortunately has the spelling ability of an ant! :lol: :lol: :lol:

SODUKU??! SODUKU??!
Shouldn't that be SUDOKU? :whistle: :whistle:
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Re: Writer of 2012 - MVP AWARD!

Postby poohcarrot » Tue Feb 28, 2012 1:13 pm

...so if the author is brave enough to reveal his/her true identity, before you can say, "Urgh! What is this cr*p?" a (now almost legendary) packet of shredded, dried curious squid from the Agatean Empire will be hurtling through the post to reward his/her truly heroic effort. :clap: :clap:

(pm me your address! 8-) )
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Re: Writer of 2012 - MVP AWARD!

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Tue Feb 28, 2012 1:15 pm

:clap: well done MVP - whoever you are. :D

As for IAMTHEDAUGHTEROFSATAN incident - that was a formatting error because it was in a table with other drabbles and so the margins weren't long enough to have the lines kept entire (until I rectified matters). Unlike pooh I'd always noticed that there was a message in the layout ;)
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Re: Writer of 2012 - MVP AWARD!

Postby poohcarrot » Tue Feb 28, 2012 1:19 pm

Jan Van Quirm wrote::clap: well done MVP - whoever you are. :D

As for IAMTHEDAUGHTEROFSATAN incident - that was a formatting error because it was in a table with other drabbles and so the margins weren't long enough to have the lines kept entire (until I rectified matters). Unlike pooh I'd always noticed that there was a message in the layout ;)

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Re: Writer of 2012 - MVP AWARD!

Postby poohcarrot » Tue Feb 28, 2012 1:30 pm

BTW just so nobody accuses me of bullying :roll: I did check with the person concerned before posting this thread. 8-)

And I think nothing less than a speech is called for. :clap: :clap:
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Re: Writer of 2012 - MVP AWARD!

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Tue Feb 28, 2012 1:39 pm

Yeah! C'mon MVP :dance: We want a real gusher worthy of Hanks or Paltrow! :lol:
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Re: Writer of 2012 - MVP AWARD!

Postby poohcarrot » Tue Feb 28, 2012 1:42 pm

You might not get it until about 2am. 8-)
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Re: Writer of 2012 - MVP AWARD!

Postby Willem » Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:33 pm

Well done, that writer :)
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Re: Writer of 2012 - MVP AWARD!

Postby deldaisy » Tue Feb 28, 2012 3:11 pm

Yeah I want to know too......... 2 am huh? hmmmmmmmmm....... its 1:12am here now......

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Re: Writer of 2012 - MVP AWARD!

Postby michelanCello » Tue Feb 28, 2012 3:58 pm

Get better soon, Del!

And well done, MVP, whoever you are! :D :clap:
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Re: Writer of 2012 - MVP AWARD!

Postby Sjoerd3000 » Tue Feb 28, 2012 5:37 pm

:happy-cheerleadersmileygirl: Well done MVP! :bow-blue:
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Re: Writer of 2012 - MVP AWARD!

Postby Penfold » Wed Feb 29, 2012 12:32 am

Ackseptanse Speech

Wel its tyme to addmit that the persson hoo can't* spel Sudoku is nun uther than myselph! In my deefense, I woz thinkin abowt crikkit at the tyme and a "soduku" is a allturnitiv naym for a "Carrom Ball".** Allso, Speling haz allways bean a probblem as mi manajer at the caseeno sed wen he sore mi rekord-keeping on the payperwerk.

Enyway, I am honord too reseeve this awawed and wood lyke too thaynk evrywon hoo took prat, espeshally Poo and Jan four awl there hard werk too mayk it the suksess it haz bean!

Wunse agane,
Thaynk-yoo awl.

Pinflod.*** :D





* Had to be very careful spelling this one. :lol:

** This is true! :shock:

*** Incidentally, this acceptance speech is 100 words long, discounting the appendixes. :D
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Re: Writer of 2012 - MVP AWARD!

Postby Batty » Wed Feb 29, 2012 1:03 am

Well Done, Penfold!

... If it's any consolation, I did realize that you had spelt 'soduku sucks', so all your hard effort wasn't wasted! ... Mind you, I couldn't open Jan or pooh's link, which is why I copied and pasted every poem to documents (to save chasing for them all over the thread) ... so spotting the wording was more obvious ...
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Re: Writer of 2012 - MVP AWARD!

Postby poohcarrot » Wed Feb 29, 2012 3:23 am

Eksurlunt speech Pinflod! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Writer of 2012 - MVP AWARD!

Postby CrysaniaMajere » Wed Feb 29, 2012 8:53 am

Great speech Penfold! You should be awarded for that! :P

p.s. sorry to say, but I hadn't noticed it until it was pointed out :oops:
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