Coherent growing sentences for a prize! (in Contests)
September 24 2005 3:08 AM EDT
O.K., 50k is up for grabs to whoever can make the longest sentence beginning with a single-letter word and increasing by one letter from word to word. This will form a sort of 'word pyramid'. Sentences must be structurally correct, though they must not necessarily make sense. For example:
On a side note, I'm quite impressed with myself for what I just did.
Begin the contest!
Oddbird (if you want a dictionary word, replace with 'chicken')
That's about all the farther I think I can go. Well, at least before it loses its sentence structure. That was kinda fun.
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September 24 2005 6:18 AM EDT
September 24 2005 1:10 PM EDT
This is in response to your contest with the words you are doing. It will not let me post the big words in the forums.
Too many mis-spelled words! The following were not recognized: backdating repatriated bioluminescent interstratified faintheartedness I checked these words and they are correct spelling. Thanks
September 24 2005 1:12 PM EDT
- it lost sentence structure there. As for the one I recently posted from the CM, I simply posted it to show the effort - the sentence structure stopped quickly.
September 24 2005 1:13 PM EDT
Vaynard, then, is still winning by one word.
I guess i will take a stab at this contest then here is my attempt
Spellchecker says Unremorseful is misspelled but dictionary and Microsoft Word say it is spelled correctly
September 24 2005 2:53 PM EDT
September 24 2005 3:07 PM EDT
thats like the longest i can go with all the vocabulary in my head.
September 24 2005 3:13 PM EDT
September 24 2005 3:15 PM EDT
Hal is currently winning. Good Job!
Duredhel, if you come in 2nd, I'll send you an Honorable Mention prize for how well constructed that was.
Black Ninja, great try =) Glad to see you entering!
September 24 2005 3:18 PM EDT
G, I don't even know what to say.
September 24 2005 3:19 PM EDT
It SHOULD be structurally correct...
September 24 2005 3:20 PM EDT
Er there should be commas in places, you should know where.
September 24 2005 3:33 PM EDT
Whoa. That was good, flamewind. Flamewind = currently the leader, with Hal in 2nd and Duredhel in 3rd.
September 24 2005 3:53 PM EDT
OddBird (Safety Deposit Box) 188.8.131.52 Duredhel (Joe-b-1-kenobi) $20000 3:51 PM EDT
OddBird (Safety Deposit Box) 184.108.40.206 Hal (Eyeme) $30000 3:50 PM EDT
OddBird (Safety Deposit Box) 220.127.116.11 flamewind (Flame) $50000 3:50 PM EDT
Congratulations to the winners.
Oh, and G...I can show off too ;)
Also, for those curious about how the transfer looked, I removed the tag from in front of my name for spellchecker's sake.
Thanks Oddbird for the fun contest, im just happy that the 20k put me over $200k mark, thanks a bunch
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