Terrence Oblong

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I have 509 stories published in 26 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 323135 times and 320 of my stories have been cherry picked.
7 of my 521 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 8 votes

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Norwegian Wood

I n my second year at university I had my own show on the student radio station. The audience rarely reached double figures, but during the day the...
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Story of the week

The Sleep Olympics

I was asleep when the Sleep Olympics started, meaning I missed out on all the dramatics of the Japanese contestant’s non-regulation pajama bottoms...

Dick Reckless

Dick Reckless was one quarter German on his mother's side and spoke the language fluently. His mother had forced it on him as a child in the hope...


When Eric Martensen died he found himself in a lift. Happily for Eric, the lift was going upwards. 'Where am I?' Eric wondered. 'I was asleep in bed...
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50 ways to leave your lover

For reasons never made clear, Paul Simon's 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover only included five ways to leave your lover, just 10% of the stated amount...


7 of my comments have received 8 Great Feedback votes

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Many thanks Rich & Insert

Posted on Fri, 21 Mar 2014

Many thanks Rich & Insert


Sex is like a rubix cube - I spent £4.99 on a manual showing me how to do it, but didn't really understand it, and found the best way was just to twiddle things around until I found out what worked...

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Posted in Sex is like a rubix cube

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Thanks Jenny. This was

Posted on Sun, 02 Jun 2019

Thanks Jenny. This was inspired by listening to Brahm's (which I described to Mrs Oblong as the sort of music an old Prussian colonel would listen to whilst looking out of his window watching his pants dry). It almost fits with this week's...

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Posted in The old Prussian Colonel's underpants

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spellcheck thinks its funny

Posted on Fri, 06 Jul 2018

spellcheck thinks its funny

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Posted in Sleep like a Lord

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Thanks insert, I apologise

Posted on Sat, 21 Jan 2017

Thanks insert, I apologise for  my 'I'll edit when I'm dead' approach and will sort out the typos



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Posted in Angels of Death (2) - the last biscuit

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I think I'm going through an

Posted on Tue, 16 Feb 2016

I think I'm going through an identity crisis, I almost thanked Celticman for the cherry, but just remembered in time that I didn't write the story.

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Posted in The Heffalump Problem

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I assume this story grew out

Posted on Thu, 18 Jun 2015

I assume this story grew out of the recent UK tour by the Mexican Smiths - Mozzer is far and away the biggest pop star in Mexico, which is very fertile soil in which to plant a story. 


The line about writing I love Morrissey on a...

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Posted in Morrissey es Dios

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Find a nearby primary school

Posted on Tue, 28 Jan 2014

Find a nearby primary school and gatecrash the science lessons.  

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Posted in The darkness of the universe: Insufficient light or insufficient material?