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Title: GNS: Do I get the prize? :-)
Post by: Brian Leybourne on February 09, 2003, 03:59:12 PM
I don't know if anyone has ever risen to the challenge before, but, well, it's a slow day at work :-)

There was a young man from Schenectady
Who fell foul to unfortunate synecdoche
To the doctor he said
stop the blood to my "head"
and got a lobotomy instead of a vasectomy

OK, not great, but what can you do with those words! :-)

Brian.


Title: GNS: Do I get the prize? :-)
Post by: Ron Edwards on February 09, 2003, 05:44:25 PM
Hi Brian,

Actually, I've collected about twenty.

I've private-messaged you about the prize.

Best,
Ron


Title: GNS: Do I get the prize? :-)
Post by: clehrich on February 09, 2003, 09:11:41 PM
I know it's a bit strange, but this thread being what it is, would people mind posting their limericks (as long as there's 20-odd of them, and Ron doesn't keep a big "silly limericks" file).  I've got one, but I'm not posting it unless others want to share.


Title: Re: GNS: Do I get the prize? :-)
Post by: greyorm on February 09, 2003, 10:30:25 PM
Quote from: Brian Leybourne
OK, not great, but what can you do with those words! :-)

One day I had a vasectomy,
By the doctors in Schenectady,
 Thought I'd lost the whole thing,
 Which I'd borrowed from Ming,
But my fears were due synedoche.

Hah! And I didn't even know precisely what a limmerick WAS until tonight (other than that it rhymed). Yeah, baby! Ouch! That's really disturbing!


Title: GNS: Do I get the prize? :-)
Post by: clehrich on February 09, 2003, 10:35:42 PM
OK, you asked for it.

There once was a man from Schenectady,
Who decided to have a vasectomy.
Though no longer whole,
His part met its goal,
So he renamed his penis "synechdoche."

Anyone else sick enough to write one of these?


Title: GNS: Do I get the prize? :-)
Post by: joshua neff on February 10, 2003, 08:14:03 AM
I believe I was the first person to write Ron a "synechdoche" limerick, but I don't have it anymore. If Ron wants to post it, he has my blessings, but I don't recall it being anything to get excited about.


Title: GNS: Do I get the prize? :-)
Post by: Jared A. Sorensen on February 10, 2003, 08:19:51 AM
Quote from: joshua neff
I believe I was the first person to write Ron a "synechdoche" limerick, but I don't have it anymore. If Ron wants to post it, he has my blessings, but I don't recall it being anything to get excited about.



A bragging young man named LaRoche
did travel by airplane in coach.
I showed him this thread,
And outloud he read,
but mispronounced it "sin-e-doach."


Title: My Limerick
Post by: marknau on February 10, 2003, 10:00:49 AM
Poor Ron, I wonder if he expected each and every person who read his throw-away dare to send him a bad limerick. Here was the one I sent him:

There once was a jerk from Schenectady
Who wanted to get a vasectomy
"I'll feel just a prick,
Then I won't be a dick."
But that was mistaken synecdoche


Title: GNS: Do I get the prize? :-)
Post by: lumpley on February 10, 2003, 01:03:37 PM
Here (http://www.indie-rpgs.com/viewtopic.php?p=6390) is Joshua's.

Here's mine:

The hospital up in Schenectady
Terribly botched my vasectomy
I'd cross half the damn earth
To give that town its berth
--But perhaps I'm committing synecdoche.

-Vincent


Title: GNS: Do I get the prize? :-)
Post by: greyorm on February 10, 2003, 02:29:07 PM
I thought up a really good one last night...good, meaning in bad taste...I mean really bad taste...I mean...well...I'll think about it.


Title: GNS: Do I get the prize? :-)
Post by: Walt Freitag on February 10, 2003, 03:55:00 PM
Well, given "vasectomy" and a word meaning "to mistake the part for the whole," I imagine the plot of most of these cockamamie limericks is going to be pretty foreordained. But here's a go anyhow:

In Schenectady for a vasectomy,
I was victim of flagrant malprectomy.
Not synechdote, worse:
'Twas just the reverse.
And they say they can't give back my dicktome.

- Walt


Title: GNS: Do I get the prize? :-)
Post by: greyorm on February 12, 2003, 07:42:16 AM
Ok, ok, I've been convinced...but don't say I didn't warn you:

Over lunch he had a vasectomy,
Resulting in odd synedoche.
For whenever he came
It didn't taste quite the same,
Said the women of Schenectady.


Title: GNS: Do I get the prize? :-)
Post by: ethan_greer on February 12, 2003, 10:17:38 AM
Well, here's my go at it:

There once was a man from Schenectady
Who meant to undergo a vasectomy.
But when he said "I want fixed,"
The procedures were mixed,
And he became a victim of synecdoche.

All the others I've read are about as good (bad?).  This is very silly.  I approve.