Information Finding Championship - Season 1 : Round 18 entry

in informationfinding •  6 months ago

(Image source: Wikimedia)

I'm not sure if this contest is still open, but it looked like so much fun that I decided to participate anyway. The contest is to create a four-sentence post using the same first letter for each word. Here goes:

Great-grandma Gertie gave Greta green garnets. Greta gloated, got Gertie gaudy gems, gobbled good grapes. Grumbling grackles gnawed Greta's garnets. Greta's grief grew, gashing great-grandma Gertie's glee.

Thanks @apolymask and @charisma777 for bringing these contests to my attention and encouraging me to participate! 

(Note: The grackles in this image are not eating garnets, but bear with me :-D)

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Links

Information Finding Championship Round 18
Information Finding Championship Discord Chat
Newbieresteem Discord Chat

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Wow amazing photography

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Thanks -- I can't take credit for the photo, though! It's from Wikimedia. Nevertheless, I'm glad you enjoyed it.

That was a clever and interesting one! Nice work! Glad to see you entered a round! :)

Oh and.. The round is still open, each round lasts a week.
There's also round 19 which is to help teach something..
And.. On Sunday I plan on doing a poetry round! So maybe that one will be good for you.. I think you sent a message yesterday saying something about being interested in writing or poetry challenges..? Though I've got so many messages yesterday I could be misremembering!

Anyways.. Great entry and thanks for playing! :D

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Thank you, @apolymask! Yes, you did send me a message yesterday, as did @charisma777. I realize you're both busy on this platform and very much appreciate your taking the time.

What?? A poetry challenge? I'm in! Thanks for the heads up.

Great gads, Greta gloating. Get grandpa's gatling gun. Go get grampa gertie gestured gabriel. Gabriel got gobstopped, gleeful gaze gandering glorious Gloria's gams.

I liked your entry laura, Welcome to the games, it is a lot of fun.

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Thank you! It's great to be here :)

Goodness gracious Great-grandma Gertie!

My nickname when I was little was Gertrude! Lol I love your entry! Thank you for sharing and thank you for getting the word out to your followers! Hope to see more of your entries, I really enjoyed this one for sure!

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Oh thank you! Glad you enjoyed it and what a remarkable coincidence!

Actually this photo looks like my ex-girlfriend talking to me 😂

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😂😂😂

Geeeez, say this 10 times fast, am I right? Glad you grabbed at this great opportunity. We are all grateful to have you here. Hope to see more :)

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Very kind of you to say -- thanks! I am grateful to be here and loving the Steemit community so far, and I hope you are, too. As I said to @ghostinabox, we newbies have to stick together :)

Well done @laurawhite. Glad I do not have to read this out loud...

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Thank you! This was a lot of fun :)

So happy to see your entry in the IFC! I found this round too tough to enter but obviously you do have a way with words :) Not sure if you would be interested in the 'Chiasmus Challenge' which @moneyinfant tells me that it would scare away too many people (I always enjoy proving him wrong :D).

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Nice to meet you @moneyinfant! This gif cracks me up :)

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Looks like I missed the deadline for the chiasmus challenge, but here’s one just for fun: Steem is full of bots and the bots are full of steam.

There’s lots of great things about Steemit, of course, but for some reason I’m fixating on bots :) Thanks, @plushzilla—That was fun!

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Nice to meet you too @laurawhite. Glad That gave you a chuckle, it's one of my favorites :-D

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Darn you, @plushzilla! I should be getting ready for bed but now I am trying to think of a chiasmus! I love a good writing challenge:)

Yes, this the chiasmus challenge is intimidating, but I’ve analyzed a few and will let you in on a secret: one trick (though not required) is to find a noun that can also function as a verb...

Here’s a rough one (Steemit related): The bots will escape you if you make your escape from the bots

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That is one of my secret tricks as well :p

Hopefully when you wake up you'll have the perfect chiasmus in your mind :)