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THE UNEXPECTED MOMENTS

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*A 'flinch' only occurs when you least expect it 

1. Spider floats down a web, you grab at the web, then you toss it out the door,                                              
you feel a tug in your hair, eight legs fumbles about, you shake and shake,
until it falls on the floor

2. Step off a curb, a tire screech, a car horn that never lets up

3. A honeybee in love with a woman's hair sprayed hair, hands waving all about

4. An edge-of-the-seat horror flick, popcorn sprinkles in your hair

5. A surprise party with an odd start, where's the handkerchief

6. A tap on your shoulder from behind, you roll your hand into a fist         
 
7. Someone said boo and you do the boogaloo

8. An authority person calls you by your full name

9. The 'To-Your-Face-Do-Not-Flinch' Game or punches galore

10. A teacher's get-your-attention ruler slams the desk

11. The dreaded alarm clock goes off -or- didn't go off

12. The dozing off at work, co-worker finger snaps     


Date: 05/27/2019
What Makes You Flinch Contest
Sponsored by: Julie Leigh Rodeheaver

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Date: 5/27/2019 7:56:00 AM
Amazed by your capacity to write so well so fast..enjoyed the read--quite a list you made, William.
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William Kekaula
Date: 5/27/2019 8:03:00 AM
Thanks for your astute observation to the nuances Vijay, Aloha wk
Date: 5/27/2019 4:51:00 AM
Quite a list. There are other I sure like inadvertently stepping on some dog's left over.
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Date: 5/27/2019 4:58:00 AM
I remember the rules said something about not cussing? or keep it clean? or other? I remember a sponsor said to keep it PG-13? All these rules 'tis hard to keep track Victor, Aloha wk