Avatar Author: Biscotti I am, infact, an actual zombie. That picture is a picture of me. Read Bio

Do do do do…
That terrible tune rang in my ears. I wiped my brow.
“Um, uh, what is, uh, potatoes?” I nervously asked.
“Oh, I’m sorry, thats not correct. Its ‘what is tomatoes’”
“GODDAMNIT!! Please!! Just one more chance!! Please!!” I pleaded, crying.
“Fine. But this is the last time. A sharp, metal object, used to cut up raw meat. Or live human flesh.” I winced, knowing that his last sentence may very well become my fate.
“Um, what is…what is a knife?”
“Oh, no. The correct answer is ‘what is a BUTCHER knife.’” His mock sympathy just made this whole thing ten times worse.
“I was close!! Please!! Spare me!!”
“No.” He reached for the lever that was only afew inches away, and pulled it. I screamed as I fell into the pit of crocodiles.
“We’ll be right back after a word from our sponsers!!”
The zoo flashed on the TV screen of millions of watchers.

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  1. Avatar `spacetowrite

    aw, the poor person! thank goodness they don’t do that on real jeopardy. (but i’m sure the anxiety feels like that, especially if he/she gets it wrong)

  2. Avatar Oy

    Good story, watch your spelling and punctuation please. Other then that, great!

  3. Avatar Krulltar

    “The zoo flashed on the TV screen”… it’s nice to see Zoos have a good PR department that understands good Product Placement.

  4. Avatar Raegan Dauterive

    That was entertaining lol :)
    on an unrelated topic… yours and StudMuffin’s are the usernames that make me crave deserts whenever I see them lol =D

  5. Toonrmicon Robotech_Master

    Funny…but very hard to read. Please learn to separate your paragraphs.

    I give stuff that is nearly impossible to read only one star as a matter of principle. If you fix it, let me know and I will rerate.

  6. Toonrmicon Robotech_Master

    By the way, you made a few spelling errors.

    The correct spellings are “Jeopardy” and “sponsors”.

    And it should be “what are potatoes” (and tomatoes).

    And “afew” should be “a few”. :)

  7. Avatar Mighty-Joe Young (A.K.A Strong Coffee)(LoA)

    This story was good at conveying the feeling of dread the contestant must be feeling. I am never goin on that show.

  8. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    alex freaks out in old age??

  9. Avatar Biscotti

    Agh!!! Ok!!! I get it!!! I misspelled!!
    For the record I was typing in a hurry. I had somewhere to be.

  10. Avatar Hot_Dog_Stories (LoA)

    Yes people, she had to be in my room. Sorry for the inconvenience people. ;)

  11. Avatar Biscotti

    In your dreams, Mr. Nasty.

  12. Avatar Hot_Dog_Stories (LoA)

    Actually, it is in my dreams, Mrs. Nasty. How’d you know?

  13. Avatar Biscotti

    I’m telapathic.

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