A Conversation for The Mother of All Gooses

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Post 141

Purr in Boots

smiley - cat
**Noticing that all the other tails have left the stage, swishes his own in a dramatic 'exeunt' flourish and steps gingerly past the table (grabbing the next to last cookie) and follows the rest of the troupe into the wings.**

Mmmmmm... Ai musst compliment whomever made these. There's the tiniesst hint of Nepeta cataria; verry thoughtfful of the bakerr...

**His contented purring fades away as he makes the trek to Row Row Lake.**
smiley - cat

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Post 142

Witty Moniker

*Rummages under her seat and pulls out the immersion stuff.*

You know, they give out much better favors at the Oprah show.

*Adjusts the gear and joins the rest.*

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Post 143

Mary and her full-grown <sheep>

smiley - sheep <-- noses under a seat and finds a Total Information Unit. Checks to make sure no one is looking, then stands on hind legs and dons the unit, using his front legs. Quickly resumes the normal 4-legged sheep posture.

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Post 144

Bald Bloke

*watches from the shadows at the back*

Grins as he sees the "smiley - sheep" putting on the VR kit.

The reaches under his seat to get his out and follows the "smiley - sheep" at a safe distance.

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Post 145

Buttercup the Pantomime Cow

*waits in the wings*

[Front]: smiley - musicalnote Me me meeee.

[Back]: Where's Gladys?

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Post 146

Little Miss Muffet (featuring Gladys the Spider)

*Gladys descends from the flies on a thread*

[Gladys the smiley - spider]: I'm here. You realise that if they hadn't spent the entire budget on that VR stuff they'd have been able to have a proper electronic pointer.

*bounces up and down a few times*

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Post 147

The Swan

*is just about to rush out on the stage when he spots the cow standing in the wings*

*skids to a halt*

*tilts head*


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Post 148

Buttercup the Pantomime Cow

[Front]: Are my horns on straight?

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Post 149

Robyn Bankes

*having spent the interval righting the smiley - xmastree and redecorating it, arrives in the wings of the stage*

The left one is slightly crooked, Buttercup.

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Post 150

Little Miss Muffet (featuring Gladys the Spider)

*Gladys spots the swan*

[Gladys]: Hello ducky. Keep your feathers on! You've got plenty of time to get to your mark behind the screens.

[Gladys]: *to Buttercup* They're as straight as they've ever been. *the music begins* Here we go! Break a leg!

*Gladys heads back up to the flies*

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Post 151

Buttercup the Pantomime Cow

*Buttercup squeezes past the blackout drop and ambles onto the apron of the stage* the spotlight follows her as she moves to the centre line*

*the music stops* Buttercup peers hopefully at the House*

[Front]: Is anyone having fun yet?
*waits for response*
[Back]: We can't hear you.

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Post 152



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Post 153

Amy the Ant - High Manzanilla of the Church of the Stuffed Olive

*feeling rather daring*


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Post 154

Seven Dwarves

*Having finally woken Sleepy up the dwarves attempt to roar back into the action (hoping not to scare the mice though).*

What've we missed?!

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Post 155

Buttercup the Pantomime Cow

*notices that the Seven Dwarves have stumbled onto the apron of the stage*

[Front]: Hah hah! The Seven Dwarves are enjoying it so much we can't keep them off the stage.

*tries to herd the dwarves back into the wings. Wait back there until your cue. F107682?thread=232283

*turns to the audience*

[Front]: Ladies and Gentlemen. The amazing Seven Dwarves!

*waits for the applause*

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Post 156

Seven Dwarves

*the dwarves shuffle rather sheepishly back on stage*

Serve us right for not reading backlogs *mutters one dwarf*

*the dwarves bow and then suddenly dig a mine shaft down the middle of the stage, befire reappearing and throwing small, diamond-like sweets at the audience*

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Post 157

Amy the Ant - High Manzanilla of the Church of the Stuffed Olive


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Post 158

Buttercup the Pantomime Cow

[Front]: *mutters* There's a hole right in the middle of the stage now.
[Back]: *mutters back* Gorgonzola! We'll just have to jump.

*Buttercup turns to the audience*

[Front]: *with forced cheerfulness* Shall we sing a little song?

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Post 159

Amy the Ant - High Manzanilla of the Church of the Stuffed Olive

*still feeling brave and loaded with carbs*


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Post 160


*whispers through a rather chewy mouthful to Amy*

Are you sure? I've always quite liked singing.

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