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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #30 on: May 10, 2006, 09:39 AM »
Poof! Your kids are already dressed, but they've chosen to wear their new swimsuits, snorkels and sandals for school, so you have to get them changed. That makes them late for school and you late for your appointment with the bank manager who was all set to finanace a loan for you because you seemed so responsible and punctual.

I wish chocolate didn't have any calories.

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #31 on: May 10, 2006, 09:49 AM »
poof!

You have invented the worlds first chocloate sans calories.  You become an instant millionaire, and write a bestselling tell all about your chococalte addiction. The papparazzi stalk you snapping unflattering pictures of you, and to drown your sorrows you become addicted to cheese causing massive constipation and gas. 


I wish my 7 month old was toilet trained

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #32 on: May 10, 2006, 10:05 AM »
Your seven-month old is toilet trained and is selected for the debut of World's Most Amazing Toddlers, a prime time, nationally televised show. Unfortunately, while parading around on stage in front of the judges, she removes her tutu, grabs the baseball cap of the lead judge, and pees in that. She is immediately disqualified and you have to give back her $200,000 prize.

I wish my husband didn't work so much.

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #33 on: May 10, 2006, 10:09 AM »
(deleted my other one to keep the game going)

 :yay Your husband doesn't work at all-  because he's addicted to randomly posting on Verla Kay's message boards where he uses a guest psuedonym and never messages you, lest you find out.

Same wish:

I wish for more non-twisted wishes.
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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #34 on: May 10, 2006, 10:16 AM »
Walah! Kids are dressed. But your son's wearing a dress and your daughter- a UPS man's uniform.

I wish I could get another dog.


You do get another dog but it doesn't take long to discover that she is a compulsive critic.  You catch her at your computer typing harsh comments about your manuscript within the text.

I wish it would stop raining.
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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #35 on: May 10, 2006, 11:21 AM »
It does stop raining, and starts hailing frogs. 

I wish I didn't have to go back to work tomorrow.

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #36 on: May 10, 2006, 11:56 AM »
You don't have to go to work tomorrow, but neither does anyone else.  During the night, the office burnt down and your boss decideds to keep the insurance settlement and retire in hawaii!

I wish my 5-year old wouldn't talk so fast

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #37 on: May 10, 2006, 12:01 PM »
Fast-talker?  Not your kid.  But he's so darned loud you have to wear specially-designed headphones around the house to avoid noise-induced migraines.  They work like a charm, but boy, do you look stupid.

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #38 on: May 10, 2006, 12:08 PM »
You do think of a good wish--for me. I get fame and fortune and you get to spend eternity wishing you'd wished a better wish.

I wish we didn't have rattlesnakes in my neighborhood.

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #39 on: May 10, 2006, 12:26 PM »
Poof! The rattlesnakes are gone. The rabid jaguar ate them.

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #40 on: May 10, 2006, 12:43 PM »
You know how to do an oil change.  And your car needs it every hour.  You have time for nothing else.

I wish all my work were already done and I could take a nap.
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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #41 on: May 10, 2006, 01:16 PM »
Your work is done and you are napping, but since the only way this wish could be granted was to hire low wage incompetent trolls, they really, really made a mess of things and it's going to take you two weeks to undo all the havoc.

I hope I find the perfect house in Oklahoma.

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #42 on: May 10, 2006, 02:25 PM »
POOF!  You DO find the perfect house in Oklahoma!  Trouble is, it's in pieces, having been deposited there by the latest twister.  But when you get it all together ...

I wish my 12yo would get his act together.
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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #43 on: May 10, 2006, 02:26 PM »
Pickles, you find the perfect house in Oklahoma and buy it for an insanely low price. Then you realize it's infested with mutant radioactive termites. You get bitten by one and turn into a giant termite action hero (ala Spiderman).

Amyo, your 12-year-old does get his act together... his mime act. Now he won't speak to you and there always seems to be an invisible wind in your house.

I wish I could think of a riddle-poem with lots of lovely kennings in the Anglo-Saxon style.

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #44 on: May 10, 2006, 03:06 PM »
Karen,

You come up with an award winning anglo-saxon style riddle poem, which begins a long poetry career...trouble is, you never do figure out the answer to the riddle, which makes you insanely crazy, and drives you to live life as a hermit in the scottish highlands, where you come up with hundreds more riddle poems that have no answer.

I wish I could find a really comfortable sports bra

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #45 on: May 10, 2006, 03:16 PM »
Congratulations.  Your new sports bra is silky soft, has no seams or wires to press into your skin, never slips or rubs the wrong places and offers you the right amount of support you need.  Unfortunately, you will only get this kind of support in a lightweight material if you are absolutely flat-chested.  Sorry about the change in cup size!

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #46 on: May 10, 2006, 03:29 PM »
You are the queen of the world, and now everyone expects you to fix diseases, war, pollution, etc..

I wish I didn't have to rewrite my novel for the bazillionth time.

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #47 on: May 10, 2006, 03:51 PM »
Poof!  You don't have to rewrite your novel, you have to rewrite my novel.

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #48 on: May 10, 2006, 03:55 PM »
Your golden retriever does poop golden eggs, except you've got to dig through the rest of the pile to find them.

I wish my cat used the toliet.
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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #49 on: May 10, 2006, 04:03 PM »
Your cat does use the toilet.  He uses it to hide your car keys, coins and credit cards, and writing utensils.

I wish the hair on my legs would stop growing (without affecting the hair on the top of my head!)

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #50 on: May 10, 2006, 04:16 PM »
poof! Your hair has stopped growing.  Unfortunately, the climate change happening due to excess greenhouse emissions triggers a sudden ice age.  Most humans have a gene that signals their body to put more energy into hair growth, for warmth, but sadly, your legs remain bare.  While everyone else is warm and cozy under their neanderthal fur, your legs become severely frost bitten and useless, and unfortunately, you are eaten.  Survival of the fittest my dear!!

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #51 on: May 10, 2006, 04:20 PM »
You can hit a golf ball 250 yards.  Unfortunately, you hit it right into the windshield of a lawsuit-happy senior citizen who claims he got slivers of glass in his eyes and you're tied up in court battles for the next six years.

Ew.

I wish someone would bring me dinner.

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #52 on: May 10, 2006, 04:31 PM »
They do bring you dinner, but it's made from yak intestines and slug dung, which I hear is a delicacy in some cultures.

I wish my house were ready for market tomorrow.

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #53 on: May 10, 2006, 04:42 PM »
Your has IS ready for market!  Farmers from far and wide bring their prized sheep and pigs and chickens and llamas and ducks and emus and horses and ohhh wait?  what kind of market do you mean?  Oh the REAL ESTATE MARKET??  You better get some rug doctors rented to clean up this mess then!!!


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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #54 on: May 10, 2006, 06:00 PM »
You do have beautiful toenails and a new pair of Manolo Blahnik sandals that you purchased on sale for $250.00. Unfortunately your car gets a flat tire on the way home and you don't notice the foot tall pile of horse poop before your dainty little foot sinks into it.


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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #55 on: May 10, 2006, 06:08 PM »
You are a superhero. You wear bright pink tights and you are never allowed to take them off. People mock you in the streets. You are a misunderstood hero. With greatness comes great responsiblity.

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #56 on: May 10, 2006, 06:43 PM »
Viola! You are now a size 6... pair of saddle shoes.

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #57 on: May 10, 2006, 06:46 PM »
Poof!  Your insomnia is cured, but you dream all night about William Shatner.

I wish I didn't have to clean my bathtub.

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #58 on: May 10, 2006, 08:00 PM »
You don't have to clean your bath tub, it's self cleaning.  Too bad the substance used to keep it clean spews invisible residue that sticks to your body and glows hot pink in the sun light. You now look like a bottle of walking Pepto Bismal.

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Re: Can we play Twisted Wish again?
« Reply #59 on: May 10, 2006, 08:08 PM »
You've got the next best movie, ... in Bollywood!  Far from home, red from the heat, your big cameo is left on the cutting room floor.



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