Monday, 2 August 2010

Microfiction Monday #42


Susan from 'Stony River' organises and hosts this weekly meme. Thank you Susan J She provides a picture and the challenge is to create a story in 140 characters or less – including punctuation! Click here to read more marvels of microfiction – and perhaps join in. It's fun!
Here is this week's picture and my offering.
Desirable location. Needs some refurbishment. Suit first-time buyer.
Bob sighed, How much longer could he carry on writing lies for a living?
 (140 characters)

21 comments:

  1. Estate agent with a conscience - does not compute, does not compute... My 140 is here

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  2. I like this salesman with a conscience! There is hope!

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  3. Many lie for a living.. 'fun'tastic one

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  4. Oh my. So true, I think! A clever microfiction.

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  5. Made me chuckle...at an open house several months ago I wondered how that poor real estate agent could bear to show his face there: The house was just a dump! Lies, indeed!

    Rick

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  6. Ah, many do. If done as 'fact', bad. If done as fiction. Enjoyable. Like this.

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  7. This must be the ad AJ, in my story, answered. ha! I love it.
    ~Brenda

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  8. Ah, and so many do just that, but a salesman with a conscience? Hard to believe in this day and age, but I love the idea! Have a great week!

    Sylvia

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  9. We all must have the same Agent!
    hahahaha...G

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  10. Oh, those real estate agents! How do they sleep at night?! I suppose they don't think they are being deceptive, just pointing out the positives in the property, no matter how bad it is!

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  11. ROFLMAO!! Poor Bob. Makes me wonder what else is is not very truthful of. :) Excellent work :)

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  12. LOVELY!!!....needs 'some' refurbishment indeed!!!

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  13. Wow, what a twist. I didn't expect to see the saleman at the end.
    Hmm. Something in me is trying to think of a way to re-word it so that he can sell the house and still be honest. Trying to take care of his soul.

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  14. Paying the bills is hard sometimes. :)

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  15. Aw, poor Bob! That's a nice human twist on the real-estate-listing angle (I've been *loving* these, so bummed I didn't think of it!)

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  16. Oh--I see what you mean by us being on the same wave-length with this picture. Good one. Poor Bob needs to find a career that better suits his soul. LOL

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  17. Poor Bob, sounds as if he needs to find a new line of work. I guess he isn't in it for the Commission??

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  18. You made us pity Bob...What a MFM!

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  19. Wouldn't you hate to have a job like your story person.
    Great read!!!!!
    Sorry I'm so late in getting back here, my week was very busy and hectic.
    ..
    But we are back in the States. I stayed over four weeks, Mrs. Jim left Heathrow this Wednesday after her six-week stay.
    ..

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