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Six Sentence Story: Fall

I'm really enjoying the Six Sentence Stories prompts.  This week's word:  Fall.

Once upon a time, a father, a son, and a daughter went miniature golfing.  When the game ended, the trio went to the desk to return their clubs.   That was when they suddenly realized the awful truth: all the employees had gone home, and all the doors were locked! The only way out was over the outside fence.  Father and son made it over safely, but daughter's fall landed her in the emergency room. Fortunately, she was only bruised, not broken, and subsequent complementary visits to the fun center have occurred without incident.  

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Thanks for "all's well that ends well."  

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  1. Oh, my goodness! This made me laugh out loud (sorry to the daughter who fell over the fence)!

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    1. It's OK. I asked her permission before I shared (again!)

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  2. True!? My nightmare as a kid was being locked in at a store ....wow...it really happens? Thanks for linking it up!

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    1. True! Photos here: http://www.thankfulme.net/2015/05/ten-things-of-thankful-humpty-dumpty.html

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    2. NOW I REMEMBER THIS! OUCH!

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  3. Oh my! A happy ending to what at the time was probably a very scary incident!

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  4. All's well that ends well is a great way to describe this story. A cool adventure, I'd say. Glad everyone is laughing.

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  5. It was careless of the employees!

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    1. I suspect they won't make that mistake again.

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  6. I'm glad they have been able to return and get out safely.

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  7. Ooh, a great example of funny/not funny. :D

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    1. That about sums it up. One of those, "Some day we'll laugh" sort of stories. :-)

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  8. Heheheh oh dear - I remember this from the first time you posted it. Poor girl. I'm glad she was okay in the end.

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  9. Scary, but thankful it ended alright.

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  10. this is one of those posts that bring out how really cool the internet can be, i.e. I remember your telling us when this happened, which may not seem like a lot, but think about how many times you've been with RL friends or family and someone is heard to say, "and remember that that you…"
    that is cool

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    1. Well, better the "remember when" than the "Here she goes again, repeating herself again!" :-)

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    1. I think it's going to be one of those that gets repeated at family reunions. :-)

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  12. Alls well that ends well and even better if it becomes a family legend of sorts.

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  13. Wow! What a way to end a game!

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