Unleash the JINX

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It is a desperate time. All the defenses have been breached, all the fools have been be disproofed (unproofed? Unproved?). There is only the button marked JINX that stands between you and disaster, possibly the end of the world! Pressing could change everything but there is no other choice. With shaking hands your fingertips slide across the slick surface of the button. At your touch, an orange light blooms into being and begins to flash. Closing your eyes, you press the button.

What happens?

(It sounds sci-fi but doesn’t have to be).

Sequels, prequels, mutli-ficlies and multiple entries are encouraged. Let the JINX inspire you!

  • Started June 24th, 2014.
  • Ended July 24th, 2014.
  • Created by Robert Quick

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  1. JINX!

    Author: Eloquent Mess {(LoA)}


  1. Avatar Tesseract

    I’ve taken to referring to things as ‘fool resistant’. Everytime you think you’ve made something foolPROOF, a bigger fool comes along.

  2. Avatar Robert Quick

    I was looking for the word that describes when something foolproof is broken. It was supposed to be funny but humor has never really been my strong point—in writing anyway.

  3. Avatar HSAR

    Disproved, I would say.

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