Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Hour 24: Distance

[info]lilithilien
The mods want me to say something here about how far we've come, and that we may be distant but we're all connected somehow, but I think it's just because they've messed up the pacing of the prompts again...

Rosa, you're rambling. Are you okay?



Okay, we've called the doctor and ... wait a minute, what are you two doing here?



You know this is our last prompt, right?



That's all you've got? We've been doing this for 24 hours straight.



Anybody else have anything to say?





Okay, troopers, you've all been awesome and together we've reached the final prompt. Have at it!















Hey, Moana, can you play us out?

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Hour 23: Cure

[info]aldiara
Rosa? I thought you were in isolation! Are you... trying to smile?



Okay, we will sort that out for you shortly. PORTER, SHE'S ESCAPED AGAIN!!

In the meantime... is this.... our penultimate prompt? Yes indeed. It may be because we're both feverish but the timey-wimey powers are extra-strong this year. Pretty sure the challenge started 15 minutes ago and we've also been here for 500 years.

ONWARDS, WE ARE SO CLOSE!















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Hour 22: Hands

[info]lilithilien
So yeah, Rosa's germs have apparently infected the Nine-Nine and everybody's getting tested.


It's not looking too good...





Actually, Alexis, since you're here, it's fitting that you introduce the next prompt for us.






















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Hour 21: Symptom

[info]aldiara
Oh hey, Rosa, you're up... OH HELL NO, YOU ARE SICK GO BACK TO BED.


I can do the thing. Get off my case.

This seems like a really bad idea.

Shut up. Next prompt is... something that should've shown up a lot sooner and your mods still suck at pacing. So there.

Please, please, go back to bed.

















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Hour 20: Breathe

[info]lilithilien
Well, we found Rosa.



We'll let her sleep. Everybody else, just take a deep breath. You got this.



















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Hour 19: Travel

[info]aldiara
Hm, Rosa seems to have disappeared for some reason - we'd call her phone but last time we did that, she threw it away, changed her name and moved to a different city, so we try to respect her privacy. Probably just one of her allotted thirteen 40-minute breaks.

Anyway, here's your prompt for the hour:


(remember that quaint custom when you could get in a train or a plane or some other conveyance and ride it all the way to... A DIFFERENT COUNTRY? madness.)






(a cruise? oof. too soon.)













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Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Hour 18: Test

[info]lilithilien
THIS IS A TEST OF YOUR EMERGENCY DRABBLING SYSTEM. IF THIS WERE AN ACTUAL EMERGENCY, YOU WOULD PROBABLY NOT BE ONLINE OR EVEN HAVE THE INTERNET. SINCE THIS IS ONLY A TEST, YOU CAN CARRY ON DRABBLING AS IF THE REST OF THE WORLD IS NOT EVEN THERE AND THE U.S. PRESIDENT IS NOT DOING MALICIOUS THINGS TO THE COUNTRY AND THE WORLD AND THERE IS NO PANDEMIC AND EVERYTHING IS JUST FINE. AND NOW, PLEASE RETURN TO YOUR REGULARLY SCHEDULED DRABBLING.

















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Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Hour 17: Crisis

[info]aldiara
what is time
baby don't hurt me
don't hurt me
no more



















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Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Hour 16: Hoarding

[info]lilithilien
It's getting quiet in here. Anybody around? *pokepoke*

Well, never mind. Smaug never sleeps.



Um, except yeah he does. Like, all the time. Rosa, have you even seen The Hobbit?



I guess that's a no...













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Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Hour 15: Face

[info]aldiara
YOUR FACE. DO NOT TOUCH IT.















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Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Hour 14: Isolation

[info]lilithilien
And now we come to Hour 14. Somehow. It feels like it's been maybe 45 minutes all told, so I don't know how time works. But I do know that you're all amazing!



And the prompt is...









Here's some good advice for us all.


In other words,



And finally, the theme song for 2020:

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Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Hour 13: Delivery

[info]aldiara
Okay, been doing this for a while now, and I think I got the hang of it: You guys write a thing. Or a lot of things. Each of the things has a central message and in about 80% of cases that message is:



[That's... not... quite - well ok, that probably more or less checks out. Could you just, with the prompt...?]

Sure thing. Here's a prompt, make more people bone. I'm into it now.















(remember you can deliver parcels, groceries, people from slavery, meals, cake, AND babies [ew]!)
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Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Hour 12: Spread

[info]lilithilien
HALFWAY THROUGH!!!

The mods wanted me to make it clear that when they suggested this prompt, they weren't thinking of all the different meanings it had. There's the obvious disease-related one...



But then there's also when you lay out a spread for your friends and family...



And the strangely soothing spreading of, um, spreads...





There's also spreading your legs...





(I don't think that's what that means, guys.)

Oh, and the mods insisted on using this one.



So feel free to write any interpretation of "spread" that you can come up with!
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Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Hour 11: Toilet paper

[info]aldiara
Okay, you guys are weird. The mods tell me there's some kinda general... toilet paper hoarding thing going on?


[Not US, Rosa! We're all perfectly sensible people.]

Yeah, sure, okay. Well, knock yourselves out.














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Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Hour 10: Fever

[info]lilithilien
Does it seem like an hour lasts 15 minutes now? Just me?







Is someone always sick in Jane Austen's novels?


I always look like this when I'm feverish. *nod*


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Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Hour 9: Research

[info]aldiara
Here, you research the possibilities of this prompt while we research our capacity for booze at very strange hours. FOR SCIENCE.

















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Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Prompt 8: Flatten

[info]lilithilien
Since we've done curves, it looks like we should balance that with...



OK, um, thanks, Rosa. Here's your prompt...










And for a different kind of flattening...

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Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Hour 7: Wash

[info]aldiara
Huh. Apparently we're 1/4 done already?



Here's your new prompt:













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Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Hour 6: CURVE

[info]lilithilien
So Many Drabbles! You people are doing this stay-at-home thing right!

Rosa drew our next prompt for us.



Hm. I think she might need some help with that.



Nice job, mum!





Hm, is this post getting a bit gratuitous?


Let's bring it on back!
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Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Hour 5: Healing

[info]aldiara
Right. Mods told me I should try to be a bit more supportive. They're very demanding, I gotta say. But fine:



Ow. That can't be good for your mouth muscles. Here. Have a prompt. I need more coffee.





(yes, we dusted this off from our Tropes Drabble Day - it just fit so well)













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