Fortunately… Unfortunately…

Fortunately… Unfortunately…

Postby Marlo » October 15th, 2015, 11:26 am

Here's a game I play with my drama students. Someone starts a story and, depending if things are going well or badly, ends the sentence with "fortunately" or "unfortunately." The next person repeats "fortunately" or "unfortunately" and adds an appropriate thought.

Example:

1st person: I decided to walk across the street to the coffee shop, unfortunately...

2nd person: Unfortunately, I got hit by a bus. Fortunately...

3rd person: Fortunately, I got thrown into the back of a pickup truck hauling mattressess. Unfortunately...


Okay, here's the beginning of the story:


Yesterday, I found the perfect Christmas gift for my best friend. Unfortunately...



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The actual beginning of OUR story:

When I finally got to the store, I saw the shoes I had been thinking about for days. Unfortunately…
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Re: Fortunately… Unfortunately…

Postby Jaida » October 15th, 2015, 11:28 am

Unfortunately, they were two sizes too small. Fortunately...
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Re: Fortunately… Unfortunately…

Postby Aria » October 15th, 2015, 1:45 pm

Fortunately, there is always the option of foot binding. Unfortunately...
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Postby Jaida » October 15th, 2015, 3:37 pm

Unfortunately, that's extremely time consuming and I have to pick my son up from his mother's very soon. Fortunately...
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Re: Fortunately… Unfortunately…

Postby Marlo » October 15th, 2015, 3:39 pm

Fortunately, my mother has an online shopping problem and will order the shoes for me. Unfortunately…
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Re: Fortunately… Unfortunately…

Postby khronic » October 15th, 2015, 4:35 pm

Unfortunately, she is also a hoarder and will probably keep them for herself. Fortunately...
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Re: Fortunately… Unfortunately…

Postby Midvalley » October 15th, 2015, 6:33 pm

Fortunately, I remembered I took out a big life insurance policy on her. Unfortunately
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Re: Fortunately… Unfortunately…

Postby Jaida » October 16th, 2015, 12:06 pm

Unfortunately, that means she has to die first. Fortunately...
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Re: Fortunately… Unfortunately…

Postby Midvalley » October 16th, 2015, 12:12 pm

Fortunately, he was a crime scene cleaner. He could get away with it unfortunately...
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Re: Fortunately… Unfortunately…

Postby Marlo » October 16th, 2015, 12:33 pm

Unfortunately I was extremely klutzy and dropped the murder weapon on my foot. Fortunately...
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Re: Fortunately… Unfortunately…

Postby Jaida » October 16th, 2015, 12:35 pm

Fortunately, the murder weapon was a rope and didn't hurt me at all. Unfortunately...
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Re: Fortunately… Unfortunately…

Postby Azeara » October 16th, 2015, 1:14 pm

Unfortunately Mother failed to inform me she was hosting her biweekly crime stoppers meeting in her disgusting living room and all her neighbors had just watched me sneak up behind their friend with a rope in hand. Fortunately...
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Re: Fortunately… Unfortunately…

Postby Marlo » October 16th, 2015, 1:15 pm

Fortunately I had taken some classes in magic, so I proceeded to do a series of magic tricks with the rope. Unfortunately...
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Re: Fortunately… Unfortunately…

Postby Midvalley » October 17th, 2015, 10:23 am

Unfortunately my mother knew of my plot. As did her friends who were cannibals. I was the intended main course. Fortunately. ..
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