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I’ll Take It! – Friday Fictioneers

It’s Wednesday and I’m on a roll!  Friday Fictioneers is here with this wonderful photo by Sandra Crook.  Thanks always to Rochelle for hosting this weekly party.  If you care to join, please click on the frog below and add your 100-word story.

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This is perfect!  I’ll take it!

Are you nuts?  Look at this mess. Why the hell would you want to take it upon yourself to deal with this?

D’you remember “The World According to Garp”?

Crazy movie.  But yeah. What’s your point?

Remember when the plane drove through the house they were visiting to potentially buy?

Uh… yeah.

Like he said, ‘It’s been pre-disastered, we’re gonna be safe here.’  We can clean it up and get it going.

Honey… there’s a huge difference between a plane hitting a house and high tides brought on by storms!

Pish-tosh! I love it!


For those of you unfamiliar with the film…

121 thoughts on “I’ll Take It! – Friday Fictioneers

  1. Dear Dale,

    I think I’d look elsewhere, predisastered or not. 😉 Although there are some places here in KC that have flooded more than once and people insist on rebuilding and staying. Love the story. Happy to see you’ve flown back in this week.

    Shalom and lotsa high-flying hugs,


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  2. That’s a great 100 words. I think there is merit to pre-disastered. I’ve had several cars with salvage titles that ran for years with no problem and no-one running into them. The new cars I’ve had both gat hit. I got rear-ended in one car only three months after I bought it.

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  3. I actually agree with ya! And other than the awning (see my contribution … ;)) It sure looks to be in sturdy good shape … Not to mention it’ll get washed regularly. 😉 NICE one, Dale! 🙂

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  4. A ha ha haaaa…. I hadn’t seen the movie and loved that quote / scene! That is not ‘pre-disastered’ it’s ‘perpetually-disastered’! I suppose they can always turn it to underwater living! Well done, Dale! xoxoxoxo

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  5. ‘But honey, they said it wasn’t in a flood plane.” ‘Was Yeah, but that’s cuz you can’t get flood insurance here.” ‘ but it’s cute, let’s get it anyway.” Lol. Good story Dale.

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  6. Uhm, I tend to agree, a storm serge high tide will happen again and again and… Funny. It has been ages since I saw Garp. I think the promoters had a hard time knowing what to do with it: At the time Robin Williams was only known as a totally off the wall comedian and the movie did have funny parts, but the movie was a drama, not a comedy. Sort of. Maybe 😉

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  7. Q

    Maybe they’re looking at it the wrong way. Rather than build on the not so solid ground that isn’t “pre-disaster” proof and is likely going to be dancing with Katrina and the waves again next week, maybe they do something totally different and spare themselves the high premiums that would force them to sell their sammies for twenty bucks a pop.

    The “Underground Cafe”. And what’s cooler than such a moody little name like that is the fact that the place would literally BE under water. Sure the short term cost is going to be appreciable, but in the long run, they will be storm proof!


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    • B,

      Oh, for sure one of them is looking at it the wrong way! Katrina-and-the-waves-proof, this is not!

      That is a very good idea… I’ll let them know 😉 Plus, just think of the view! If it’s in an area where there is other stuff than muck that is.



  8. Oh my, I can’t imagine why anyone would want to try to go against Mother Nature. She a powerful Goddess. She’ll be back … lol
    But, I suppose it’s could be a little fun to throw caution to the wind once-in-a-while.
    Enjoy your take, Dale. Have a great day … Be Safe
    Isadora 😎

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  9. Pish Tosh indeed. Buying something that’s been “pre-disastered” makes perfect sense to me! 🙂 Pish Tosh, I’m going to use that expression for the rest of the week into the weekend! xo

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  10. “Pre-disastered!” 🤣 I love Robin Williams. How have I never heard of that movie?

    There’s definitely a huge difference between a plane crashing into a house and high tides and storms. Oh well! Fortune favors the bold.

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    • Glad it made you laugh! And you needs must see it!

      Indeed there is but for the purposes of stories on FF, we shall put them in the same category 😉 Tongue firmly planted in cheek.

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