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LOL @ Stan Fletcher's contest: YOU should go play too!!!!

  1. Shadesbreath profile image90
    Shadesbreathposted 6 years ago

    So Stan Fletcher, one of HPs finest humorists, has a contest up and running with a list of topics you must pick from and write about to win a fabulous cash prize.  All the topics are, well,... Only Stan Fletcher could have come up with topics this absurd and impossible to write about.  Which is why it is fun, and why you should all loosen up and take a crack at one.

    There's already some hilarious stuff posted on there (OMG, LTFAWKES's is genius if you think about it long enough).  Anyway, check it out if you are bored.

    Link is here: http://hubpages.com/hub/Killer-Ideas-for-Your-Next-Hub

    1. Shadesbreath profile image90
      Shadesbreathposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I'm bumping this thread for the purpose of giving more people a chance to have some fun on Stan's writing contest.

    2. travelespresso profile image84
      travelespressoposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Bump.

      There are some really funny entries in Stan's competition.  Check them out if you want a laugh!

  2. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 6 years ago

    It is great Shades, no doubt. I'm on with DIY surgery big_smile
    Will publish it later. In the vein of the you know ... silly side of life smile

    1. Shadesbreath profile image90
      Shadesbreathposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      The silly side is the good side, imo.  Looking forward to yours.  Am reading my way thorugh the contestants and it's just good fun.

    2. Timstown profile image75
      Timstownposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I might do one on DIY Surgery as well... looking forward to reading yours.

  3. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 6 years ago

    *re-bump* smile

  4. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 6 years ago

    I've been reading through them. I rather enjoyed Nicomps hair in a can, but so far your kitty gets my vote. It just made me lol for real. This Stan Fletcher's another hubber that's fabulous fun yet has flown under the radar.

    His competition is just so damn funny. I hope the readers of the hubs realise the tongue in cheek flavor smile

    1. Stan Fletcher profile image77
      Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I'm bumping too, I think.  Not sure what that means, but I think I may be doing it now.  Yes, the contest is going swimmingly.  With the recession, the three dollar grand prize is getting more traction than I would have ever thought.  Shades, your entry was hilarious.  Can't wait to see yours, Frog.  Have you explained your name on your profile?  I must go look.

    2. Shadesbreath profile image90
      Shadesbreathposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Everything flies under the radar these days.  There's just such a huge volume of stuff being done, it's hard to find the stuff that is written just for fun.  And I've seen a few new folks come in, folks I find by accident, and it seems like it's even harder to get readers anymore.  Long gone are the days when you could get 150 comments on practically every hub, ongoing story telling and running jokes for two weeks straight. 

      Maybe Stan's can be a rally point.

      Silvergenes has a horror thing going too, but I'm not sure if there's a hub for it or if it was just a thread on the forums or what.  But there is some fun around right now for those who like creative stuff as a change of pace from selling all the time.

  5. lorlie6 profile image85
    lorlie6posted 6 years ago

    I'll be looking at Nicomp's entry now, can't wait to see what's coming next...By the way, Stan, Thanksgiving is an apropos deadline-those 3 bucks might just buy a can of cranberry sauce!

  6. Ron Montgomery profile image61
    Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago

    #16 was a Simpsons episode.  There may be a copyright problem. smile

    1. Stan Fletcher profile image77
      Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Seriously?  I missed that one.  Well, great minds think alike I guess.  I've been told I have the IQ of Homer Simpson on more than one occasion.

  7. lorlie6 profile image85
    lorlie6posted 6 years ago

    Bump!

  8. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 6 years ago

    I just wrote one - Be Your Own Dentist.

    1. lorlie6 profile image85
      lorlie6posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I'll go check it out, habee!

    2. Stan Fletcher profile image77
      Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Habee's post is awesome.  Although I intended it to be funny, her hub is so comprehensive, I doubt I'll ever need to go to the dentist again....

  9. Mighty Mom profile image90
    Mighty Momposted 6 years ago

    I wrote one too, Dead Kittens, a Poem

    BTW, what does "bump" mean? Is it like the Obama fist bump?

    1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
      Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      "Bump" is a double entendre meaning either you are redundantly posting to keep a thread alive or that you wish to have sexual relations with the OP.

    2. Stan Fletcher profile image77
      Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      HA Ron!  And Mighty Mom, your poem is remarkable.  That's why I'm remarking.

  10. blondepoet profile image79
    blondepoetposted 6 years ago

    Omg I must check it out
    STAN IS THE BIGGEST HUNK ON TWO LEGS LMAO
    GO STAN!!!!!!
    YOUR THE MAN
    (Lorlie going to kill me now)

    http://i801.photobucket.com/albums/yy296/dagarun/Cowboys%20Cheerleaders/Cheerleader_75.jpg

  11. timorous profile image92
    timorousposted 6 years ago

    Be forewarned...I survived long enough to have created a nearly completed hub on Being Scared of Kitchen Appliances (title is tentative).  Stay tuned... wink

    Hi B.P. smile How ya doin'?

    1. blondepoet profile image79
      blondepoetposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Hey there timorous oh can't wait to read it.
      Would you like me to paint those toenails of yours

      1. timorous profile image92
        timorousposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        You could try, but I'd have to get up first.
        On second thought...big_smile

        1. blondepoet profile image79
          blondepoetposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Maybe it is best for me to do it while you are down....here....you just relax now...I will do the work necessary smile smile

  12. travelespresso profile image84
    travelespressoposted 6 years ago

    Stan is SO funny!  I love this idea.

  13. lorlie6 profile image85
    lorlie6posted 6 years ago

    Bumping and sexual relations with the OP are all right with me!  Hey, BP, I'm watching you! smilesmile

    1. blondepoet profile image79
      blondepoetposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Heyyyyyyyy I just knew you would be here sooner or later....
      You will have to catch me first I have roller skates on...

      1. lorlie6 profile image85
        lorlie6posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        That's OLD news, girl-I'll catch you 'cause I'm wearing my rocket pack. smile

        1. blondepoet profile image79
          blondepoetposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Oh darn I'm going to catch you then cos I want it bad...

  14. Mighty Mom profile image90
    Mighty Momposted 6 years ago

    Hey Lorlie,
    Where'd you get your rocket pack? I've been looking all over for one!

    1. Stan Fletcher profile image77
      Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      You can make one at home using common household items.  I'll hub on it soon.  I'm working out the kinks.  Yesterday I ended up on my neighbor's roof.

  15. Stevennix2001 profile image82
    Stevennix2001posted 6 years ago

    hello hubberinos!

  16. blondepoet profile image79
    blondepoetposted 6 years ago

    hey steve what u up to?

    1. Stevennix2001 profile image82
      Stevennix2001posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      not much.  how about you?  i see you look as lovely as ever, bp. wink

  17. travelespresso profile image84
    travelespressoposted 6 years ago

    I'v been brave have just entered Stan's very lucrative contest! 

    It was fun to write a different style!  Thanks Stan.

    1. Stan Fletcher profile image77
      Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Going to read it now.

  18. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 6 years ago

    Bumping this up because ...

    ... seems the heat is hotting up and there's now BIGGER money prizes awaiting y'all, so get along there and stake your claim.

    No longer the small but beautiful first prize of either a Blizzard and fries, or $3, now the prize pot is a whopping $10 (yes you heard it right folks) for #1, $5 for #2 and $3 or the Blizzard for #3.

    The Killer Hub Contest is THE place to be, so instead of bumping your gums about religion and politics, why not bump your keyboard with some top quality humor hubs.

    I've read some incredibly funny hubs relating to Stan's competition and if you've haven't yet found it, you're missing out smile

    1. travelespresso profile image84
      travelespressoposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I missed the announcement of the increased prize money.  Thanks FD for highlighting it.  I've NO idea what a Blizzard is though.  Enlighten me anyone?

      Now I'm really glad I entered (my first time writing humor) and entered it in Stans competition cause I really could retire on that prize. lol

      1. frogdropping profile image85
        frogdroppingposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Me neither TE. See - that's a sign of my courage. I throw myself in, where more intelligent folks would fear to tread. And all for a thing I know nothing of.

        Just call me a crazy frog smile

      2. timorous profile image92
        timorousposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        A 'Blizzard' is an ice cream treat, usually consisting of a large dollop of vanilla ice cream in a cup, and topped with (I believe) bits of finely shaved chocolate and / or Oreo cookie bits.  Check out the link:

        Dairy Queen Blizzard

        You're welcome big_smile

        1. travelespresso profile image84
          travelespressoposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Yummm that sounds like a nice prize too.  Thanks so much timorous.

          1. frogdropping profile image85
            frogdroppingposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Oh bugger food. Gimme the cash. That way I can start my Red Ferrari GTO Fund. I have plans. Bigger ones than my current funds can handle big_smile

  19. lorlie6 profile image85
    lorlie6posted 6 years ago

    Another bump because who on earth could pass up a Blizzard and 10 bucks??
    We're all starving artists, after all.

    1. Stan Fletcher profile image77
      Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Hear! Hear!  or should i say bump bump....

    2. wilderness profile image95
      wildernessposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Not me!  I had to join with the rest of the inmates here, and destroy any credibility I might have built over the past few months.  Fun, though!

      bump

  20. tony0724 profile image60
    tony0724posted 6 years ago

    Stan is a funny guy. I have a hard time in selecting a topic.

  21. Shadesbreath profile image90
    Shadesbreathposted 6 years ago

    Hey Stan, put a links in there or something so the entries are easier for people to find now that you have so many. smile

    1. Stan Fletcher profile image77
      Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Your not the boss of me.  Ha!  Excellent idea......

      1. Stan Fletcher profile image77
        Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Just did it.  25 entries so far as of 9:39 AM PST.   Keep 'em comin'!

  22. Mighty Mom profile image90
    Mighty Momposted 6 years ago

    Hello Stan,
    Wow! Great response to your contest!

    I have a question for you.
    I think I know the answer, but want to be sure.
    You are judging the contest AS A WHOLE.
    Meaning that out of ALL the entries in ALL categories your panel of esteemed judges will pick the top 3 best hubs.

    I ask this because I am in the middle of writing my second entry. I deliberately chose a category that has not (as of yet) been flooded with superb entries from other hubbers.
    My thought was I could "own" the question if no one else chooses to write on it.

    However, in writing a hub response to another question, am I not, in fact, lessening the odds of my first entry winning?
    I am not generally one for competing against myself!
    I am a very sore loser when I beat myself.

    Anyway, I was wondering if, in addition to your three VERY GENEROUS prizes you might consider offering "honorable mention" to the top entry in each of your 16 categories.

    You know us hubbers. We are all about recognition and bragging rights big_smile.

    Thank you for your consideration.

    Yours sincerely, MMM

    1. Stan Fletcher profile image77
      Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Great idea.  I had already thought of adding a poll and doing a 'people's choice' catagory.  Yes, you are correct.  The top three prizes are for the 3 best hubs, regardless of catagory.  It doesn't matter which one you pick, or how many people write about the same one......

      1. Stan Fletcher profile image77
        Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Kinda' making up the thing as I go along.  I was shocked anybody entered anything.  smile

  23. Greek One profile image78
    Greek Oneposted 6 years ago

    I will attempt to write a poem about my dearly beloved kitty.

    As he is still very much alive, i will sadly need to put an end to his life before I can put pen to paper (in order that I can get in the proper poetic from of mind),

    Oh, the things I do for art and petty cash!

  24. Greek One profile image78
    Greek Oneposted 6 years ago

    I have create my Hub....

    "Ode To a Kitty Cat"

    1. Stan Fletcher profile image77
      Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      a classic and a must-read.

  25. profile image0
    klarawieckposted 6 years ago

    Who's Stan Fletcher?! Is he rich or cute? roll

    1. profile image0
      ralwusposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Who cares? He's giving away a Blizzard girl and money. Ask lorlie how cute he is, or a dozen other women. I think he needs a shave. wink

      1. frogdropping profile image85
        frogdroppingposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        My Simões is prettier smile

        As for shaving, that suits some guys. My middle son Michael tends not to shave over much and it does suit him. But then - he's a very pretty fella too big_smile

        1. profile image0
          ralwusposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          They take after you then. your man is pretty too, how is he in pink? hehe

          1. frogdropping profile image85
            frogdroppingposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            So far as I'm concerned, rather hot and sexy. But he's also with a dark complexion, very dark hair. I think that helps smile

            He does have the most beautiful eyes I ever saw on a man *nods* Doe eyes. definitely. Wish I had 'em. I just got me a funny colored pair, with a fair dose of the oriental about them. Tis why I use an avatar big_smile

            1. lorlie6 profile image85
              lorlie6posted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Hey, frogdropping-You really ought to check out this hub:

              http://hubpages.com/hub/Underwear-is-Be … a-Flu-Shot

              Now that's a real view of Mr. Fletcher! smile

              1. blondepoet profile image79
                blondepoetposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                Is that Stan in the video??

      2. Stan Fletcher profile image77
        Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        ralwus - I shave once a week whether I need to or not.

    2. lorlie6 profile image85
      lorlie6posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      He's both!  And CC, I'd say you're the one in need of a shave.

      1. profile image0
        ralwusposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        What?! No way. LOL

  26. Mighty Mom profile image90
    Mighty Momposted 6 years ago

    LOL Klara. I hear he loves flying turtles!

    1. Stan Fletcher profile image77
      Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Do you mean I love turtles that fly?  Or flying on turtles?

      1. profile image0
        klarawieckposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Helloooooooooooooooo Stan Fletcherrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!

        (blink, blink, blink)

        http://s4.hubimg.com/u/3970203_f248.jpg

        1. Stan Fletcher profile image77
          Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          One of my fave cartoon characters.  lol.

          1. Stan Fletcher profile image77
            Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            And just to clarify - I'm richer(er than most homeless people).  I'm better looking than NiComp.  He kinda has a horse face.  And i'm in love with a beautiful girl that I hope to spend the rest of my life with.  I do like turtles though.

            1. profile image0
              klarawieckposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              lol

  27. Jane@CM profile image60
    Jane@CMposted 6 years ago

    Hilarious, I was wonder why in my inbox to read was a hub about a relationship with your fridge lol

    1. Stan Fletcher profile image77
      Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      there are some WEIRD people on here!

      1. Greek One profile image78
        Greek Oneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        yeah,, some true psychos!!

        1. profile image0
          klarawieckposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          You mean psychics?

          1. Stan Fletcher profile image77
            Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Not sure about psychics, but definitely some psychos.

  28. lorlie6 profile image85
    lorlie6posted 6 years ago

    Bump-be-de-lioucious!!! smile

  29. Stan Fletcher profile image77
    Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago

    For those of you who missed it, I've added a couple more prizes.  Read the bottom of the original hub.

  30. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 6 years ago

    You've created a monster Stan. Now you must nurture it smile

    November 25th the BIG DATE huh? One of my sons birthdays. Maybe I can get enough entries in, in order to tip the scales in my favor. That way he's sure to get a nice b/day gift lol

    1. Stan Fletcher profile image77
      Stan Fletcherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I'm nurturing it the best I can.  I feel sorry for you son if ten dollars is going to be an improvement on the gift you were planning to give.

  31. lorlie6 profile image85
    lorlie6posted 6 years ago

    Do come by Stan's hub and enter the hilarious competition!  We're having a blast.
    http://hubpages.com/hub/Killer-Ideas-for-Your-Next-Hub
    All up and coming writers with even a shred of humor need apply!!!

    1. mega1 profile image79
      mega1posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      well, now Stan thinks I don't have any class!  I let him know that I never did and didn't mean to misrepresent myself - how'd he get that idea that I had class, I'll never know.  But no purple thong, lorlie, sorry, and I expect now I won't win, but that's ok.  *sigh*  I can't even get the bribing part right!

      1. lorlie6 profile image85
        lorlie6posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Don't despair, my friend!  You're classy enough for this judge, no kidding.
        I'll have my purple thong yet, I swear! smile

        1. travelespresso profile image84
          travelespressoposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          I missed the big announcement. 

          The judges have been announced and a big congratulations (no attempt at bribery here) must go to lorlie, DeGreek and DRBJ.

          I know you will do a great job of judging these hilarious entries.

  32. Mighty Mom profile image90
    Mighty Momposted 6 years ago

    I hope all the judges get Blizzards to be consuming while they are judging. WIll put them in a positive frame of mind.
    BTW, lorlie, are you aware of the bribery notices DeGreek has been sending out? I swear he must have collected 1,000 lbs of chocolate and a field full of flowers by now lol

    1. travelespresso profile image84
      travelespressoposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I haven't received any of these notices from DeGreek(sniff, sniff).


      lol

    2. lorlie6 profile image85
      lorlie6posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Oh yes, I am also able to be swayed if the bribe is juicy enough! wink

 
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