Write a story dialogue in 5 half-twits (lines that are 70 characters each)

The Urban Dictionary defines a Half-Twit as “A 70-character message, which is half of Twitter’s 140 character maximum.” Compose your story below, optional to actually tweet them (if you do, include the links to the tweets!)

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Sadly, A True Story

Written by karenatsharon on July 18, 2013 11:31 am
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Hi! I’m trapped in my apartment? Can you come and get me out? Apt 1201
What do you mean you’re stuck in your apartment? Just unlock the door!
My door has swollen shut with the heat and humidity. Please come help.
OK. Give me ten minutes. Alright. Look it was easy to open your door!
No! Don’t shut the door! Now we’re both locked in! I’ll call for help


Who owns my life?

Written by @mdvfunes on July 17, 2013 4:12 am
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Many unnecessary deaths, 14 hospitals condemned
Keogh says NHS kills 13,000 people
I wait to die in hospital
UK end-of-life plan to be abolished
Switzerland tomorrow morning, saying goodbye today https://twitter.com/mdvfunes/status/357404157226913793


Overheard in the Food Court of the Moscow Airport

Written by CogDog on July 17, 2013 12:56 am
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EJosephSnowden:
Man, I would give my passport up just for a decent hamburger!

Putin:
You don’t want the bowl of shchi? Yesterday you liked the Shashlyk

EJosephSnowden:
How about a foot long hotdog? A slice of bad pizza would be refreshing

Chavezcandanga:
Maybe next week my friend you will join me for some Hervido de gallina

EJosephSnowden:
I wish that vending machine had Cheetoes. Last time I got Pirozhki


Moral Monday

Written by Cris Crissman @Cris2B on July 16, 2013 11:20 pm
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But I thought you said that you were just going to the rally and there would be no danger of arrest. You lied!!

I had no intention of being arrested, but then I was so moved by the speeches and the sincerity of the crowd.

That you refused to leave the rotunda when ordered by the Capitol City Police when given multiple warnings?

I have a new and profound respect for civil disobedience — I wanted to do more than simply chant and sing.

I hope your mother saw you on TV and your department head didn’t. Seriously I’m prouder of you than ever.


Together Again

Written by Bill Smith @byzantiumbooks on July 16, 2013 9:46 pm
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Two atomic particles were walking together.
The proton told the electron My, you’re negative today.
The electron replied Are you sure?
To which the proton responded I’m positive!
Those particles really got a charge being together!


Big Time Rush Summer Break Tour 2013

Written by melindakumi on July 16, 2013 8:11 pm
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In the Diner

Written by @EKSwitaj on July 16, 2013 4:16 pm
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Mind if I sit? Where are you from? I saw how you spit out that coffee.

It was bitter, very bitter. Not my cup of…how do you say it?…tea.

If you were from another country, you’d add sugar. There’s a hill I…

Enough. My finger’s a ray gun & I won’t be exposed. I have a mission.

That’s fine, darling, tell me all about your planet, & I won’t scream.


It Was Just Bad Luck

Written by Sandy Brown Jensen on July 16, 2013 12:45 pm
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They met at the crossroads.
Neither would give way–
a fight, a desperate moment,
a death.

He who lived discovered
a kingdom w/o a king,
a queen w/o a husband–
he took it all:
“Our hero!”

Famine. Drought. Misery.
Blind seer says, “Don’t ask,”
but the King has gotta know
who dunnit?

“It’s you, you half-twit!
You killed your father, married
your mother. Eew! The gods
are pissed.”

“Oh, I am fortune’s fool!”
Too late. The old lady has hung
herself. Why don’t you go
stick hot pokers in your eyes?