Game: The never-ending story!

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Game: The never-ending story!

Post by Wizard in the Forest » Tue Jan 18, 2011 8:34 am

Person A will make up a story plot that ends openly. Person B will add the first thought popping up in their mind on how to continue the story. Then that person C will make another part to continue the story, and so on.

Ex: A: Once upon a time there was a wise king who had a son who didn't know who didn't know how to exercise patience. He was so impatient that the people in the town called him the Snippet Prince. One day while he was out with his courtiers, he met an old man who...

B: slowly walked in front of his carriage to cross to the other side of the road. The prince became angry because the old man crossed too slowly his anger he got out of his carriage and struck the old man. The Old man being very weak and sick, immediately fell down dead from the blow...

C: leading to the anger of the town's people who ran the Snippet Prince out of town. Snippet Prince became full of remorse, and was plagued by the image of the old man. He then decided to...

Let's play for real now!

In a far away land of myth, there existed a legendary cave. Within this cave there was said to be a great Sage, and when a person entered the cave, the sage would ask them to solve a riddle. It was said that if a person could correctly answer the riddle, they would get the object of their greatest desire. So many kings of the kingdom sent their knights in search of mysterious cave. None could find it. The cave became an object of legend, until it faded from memory. So one day, a young boy exploring with his friends in the woods came across a....
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Re: Game: The never-ending story!

Post by Individual » Tue Jan 18, 2011 1:33 pm named Individual who said, "I don't like this story."

And then...
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Re: Game: The never-ending story!

Post by Hanzze » Tue Jan 18, 2011 3:43 pm

...facing him and his mad look the boy just ignored him and walked on. After a while...
Just that! *smile*
...We Buddhists must find the courage to leave our temples and enter the temples of human experience, temples that are filled with suffering. If we listen to Buddha, Christ, or Gandhi, we can do nothing else. The refugee camps, the prisons, the ghettos, and the battlefields will become our temples. We have so much work to do. ... Peace is Possible! Step by Step. - Samtach Preah Maha Ghosananda "Step by Step"

BUT! it is important to become a real Buddhist first. Like Punna did: Punna Sutta Nate sante baram sokham _()_

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Re: Game: The never-ending story!

Post by Aloka » Tue Jan 18, 2011 6:35 pm

...he and his friends began to feel tired and hungry. They decided to rest near some bushes with unusual, purple spotted leaves and tempting yellow fruit.....

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Re: Game: The never-ending story!

Post by sattva » Thu Jan 20, 2011 4:44 am

One of the boys couldn't resist the fruit as it smelled delicious. He reached for the fruit, but one of his friends, Bodhi, warned him, "Just because something smells or looks good, doesn't mean that it is good!" The boy that was tempted pulled his hand away, but decided that he would come back by himself later to....


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