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📜 The endless story

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This one is a bit more complex but also more fun! 😅
The rules are simple:
Everyone writes 1-2 sentences but ends with a half one. The next has to complete the last half sentence. And can add 1-2 but has to end with a half one. Every post shouldn't be longer than a SMS (~160 chars).

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It was dark outside and Foobar sat on his couch. He jumped up ...

... because a spider was on the table. The spider was a big fan of ...
 
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Adam

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...two characters looking particularly out of place. Both wearing long, black jackets like something out of a Matrix film. They're speaking a language Max can't quite place. One of them reaches deep in to an inside pocket and slowly pulls out...
 
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...rubs his eyes and wiggles his fingers in his ears as if to fully wake himself up to the reality of the situation. "Was this really happening?", he thought to himself. At the next station...
 

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...is struggling to make sense of the morning. Max is the chief Internet Explorer 6 compatibility engineer for his company though and has no time to waste dwelling on the past. He finishes his coffee with one large final gulp but then feels something unusual in his mouth. He spits out...
 
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... a pretty small white thingy. after further inspection it turns out it is an egg. perhaps a salamander egg? his state of confusion is back on level 435. something has to happen ...
 
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... to find out what it is. He take some pictures, open his IE6 and want to use Google image reverse search. But IE6 doesn't play well with images of strange salamander eggs and ...
 
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... displays some fullscreen microsoft ads with thousands of smiling bill gates. he feels like in a kafkaesk mixture of david lynch and terry gilliam. as he thinks about using chrome anyway, he ...
 
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... gets a call by his boss, who used Teamviewer to check his employees, and asks what the *** he had done? His boss was scanned into the salamander matrix and has to bread their eggs. Max checks the scanner and ...
 
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... faster as he can start to cry, gets pulled into the scanner. Max is gone. When he wakes up in the salamander matrix, the first thing he sees is ...
 

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..."▓▓▓ ▓▓▓▓▓▓ ▓▓▓ ▓▓▓▓▓▓". That language again... surely not the duck too?! Max chases after the duck as the pitter patter of its tiny flippers on the cold tiles echos through the dark hallway. He reaches a junction with 2 paths, right and left. In his breathlessness he loses track of the duck. Max decides to go...
 
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...back the way he came. Max abruptly stops as he runs face-first into a cold glass-like surface. He rubs his face and as his pain dissipates he sees not only his reflection, but 3 reflections of him. Max feels trapped and isn’t sure what to do. In one of the reflective surfaces, he sees a salamander...
 
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...for a split second as it scurries away. Suddenly, an almighty bang echoes through the corridor. The room lights up and Max jolts upright. He awakes to find himself at his desk. His boss has just printed out several webpages for him to fix in IE6 and dropped them on his desk. He rubs his eyes once again adjusting to the harsh artificial lights of his basement office. Surely that wasn’t just a dream...
 
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...He soon realizes he left his phone at the office, but figures he should be able to get by without it...
 

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because he had more pressing matters on his mind. For what reason where these people and animals speaking a foreign language? He decided to go, as he thought the answer might lie there, to...