Subject: Re: Had I Only Warmed My Feet From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Sean T Barrett) Date: 1997/10/09 Message-Id: <EHrx5E.60A@world.std.com> Newsgroups: talk.bizarre Kevin W. Mc Auley <email@example.com> wrote: <Frankly, Dr. Zimcogin, you were humanity's last chance.> Well, well... I've been trying to do my best. <We tried the low-impact, high-energy shields, Doctor. They didn't> <do a thing to stop the aliens. They just didn't work.> Yes, yes, I know. If you weren't always calling me on this radio all the time. It's so distracting. I never get to finish anything properly. <There was the grazeem narwash emulator.> Ah, yes. That was one of my favorites. <It didn't work.> Yes, well, it lacked something. I told you at the time. If I had finished it, it might well have saved the day, but, alas, it just lacked that something. <Yes, the mysterious missing part. What exactly was missing?> Why, the most important part, of course. <And why was it missing?> Well, because I didn't have one to use, of course. <And why didn't you make one?> I couldn't make one. I didn't know how to make one. I don't even know what it looked like. Of course. <sigh> <And how about the mesonic defribulator, Doctor? Another failure.> That was not my fault. It was... very complex... to operate. I imagine your people just didn't do it right. <Doctor, I watched them standing in the tubs of Jell-O as they> <manned the controls. Your every order was carried out.> Hmm... Jell-O... that makes me think. <What is it, Doctor? Do you have an idea?> Yes, yes. An idea. Do you know where all my Jell-O went? <I believe so, Doctor. I believe we have it all here.> <Is there something we can do with it? You have a plan?> Well, not exactly... It's all there, hmm... Now, think, think, how do you make it? You need... hmm... yes... hmm... No. Darn. So close. <What's the problem? The fate of the planet rests on> <your shoulders today, Doctor.> Well, actually, I've just got the munchies... A bit of Jell-O would be perfect... >... but alas, i seem to be lacking something. ><sigh> buzzard I don't like this one very much, so I delayed posting it a while. But I wasted time writing it, so it seems a waste not to, so now I waste yours.