Terrence Oblong

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I have 613 stories published in 30 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 381755 times and 419 of my stories have been cherry picked.
10 of my 602 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 11 votes

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Cherry

The unfunny bloke that was always on TV

It was a fart that started it. If it hadn't been for the fart he would never have made it on TV. Nobody ever found him funny, he wasn't funny, but...

The new god

"There's a new god in town," said Mikey, who'd come to buy a sack of wool. "A new god?" I didn't understand. "Can gods just be changed overnight?"...

The Old Man from Far Away (4)

"It's a brilliant hiding place, nobody could ever find it here. How did you get it here?" The old man laughed inexplicably. "I crashed." "You crashed...
Cherry

The Old Man from Far Away (3)

One day the old man from far away said he would show me where he came from. Myself and the children, my wife would always refuse to follow his whims...

The Old Man from Far Away (2)

His age was a mystery. Once he told us of the time it took him to sail to the stars - sixteen years. "And when I returned everything had gone," he...

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10 of my comments have received 11 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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I scared a heron on a run

Posted on Sun, 14 Jun 2020

I scared a heron on a run along the river the other day, I hadn't seen it and ran right up to it. Instead of flapping its wings and tearing off in a panic like any other bird would do it just gracefully glided across the river, calm and gracious...

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Posted in Lake Musings

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Many thanks Ewan. I wrote

Posted on Tue, 28 Jan 2020

Many thanks Ewan. I wrote this while waiting for Mrs Oblong to get ready for bed, it's lovely when they come fully formed lkke that

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Posted in The biggest fight ever

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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?