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Old Jun 8 2017, 08:29 PM   #521
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Old Jun 8 2017, 09:54 PM   #522
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Old Jun 9 2017, 05:19 PM   #523
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The machine "chucks" it back.


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Old Jun 10 2017, 02:00 AM   #524
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Old Jun 10 2017, 06:33 PM   #525
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Out comes a tuna fish on Rye Sandwich.

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Old Jun 10 2017, 08:33 PM   #526
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There is a whirring noise then the Machine disgorges a reusable plastic cup




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Old Jun 11 2017, 03:28 PM   #527
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The machine delivers a pedal rickshaw bearing the sign "Try-cycling! Rent me by the hour"

(I'm surprised Trump hasn't issued an executive order banning recycling as "Un-american".)

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Old Jun 11 2017, 10:10 PM   #528
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A Map of Ankh Morepork is spat out with street and build names - in Sandskrit



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Old Jun 13 2017, 01:47 AM   #529
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ut comes a first edition of the Complete Works of William Shakespeare - in the original Klingon.

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Old Jun 13 2017, 11:38 PM   #530
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There is a loud roar, the machine swings open and a fully grown Green Dragon squeeses through and takes wing,

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Old Jun 14 2017, 12:25 AM   #531
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Out falls Dragon Shell Fragments

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Old Jun 14 2017, 04:38 AM   #532
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The machine re-arranges the shards into a portrait of Trump!


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An entire flock of sparrows flies out.

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Old Jun 14 2017, 10:35 PM   #534
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Out comes The Artist Formerly Known As Jonathon Livingston Seagull



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Old Jun 15 2017, 05:55 PM   #535
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Out comes Captain Pugwash's Black Pig with Ben Dover and Seaman Staines doing a hornpipe.

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Old Jun 15 2017, 10:52 PM   #536
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Out crashes The Rock who drops The Peoples Elbow on ya candy ass before raising The Peoples Eyebrow and charging back into the Machine slamming it closed behind him.


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Old Jun 16 2017, 09:55 PM   #537
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See's the bill and runs away.

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Old Jun 16 2017, 10:01 PM   #538
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It comes back to you having orbited the Earth - you threw it too had



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Old Jun 17 2017, 03:27 AM   #539
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The machine rejects him as too large and heavy!

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Old Jun 17 2017, 05:54 PM   #540
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Old Jun 17 2017, 08:54 PM   #541
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Machine is held in place by the anchor just long enough to allow you to cut the like to the Weather Balloon which floats off while the machine thuds to the ground.



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Old Jun 18 2017, 06:47 PM   #542
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Out rolls an original Fiat 500 disguised as a clockwork mouse.

*Inserts the Pied Piper of Hamlin.*
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Old Jun 18 2017, 11:28 PM   #543
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And watches DHSS accost him and demand he explain a certain incident in Hamlin and just where the children he stole are.*


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Old Jun 19 2017, 08:49 AM   #544
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Out comes the Pied Piper again, puts his pipe to his lips and plays a merry jig.

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Old Jun 19 2017, 07:23 PM   #545
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Out falls all the policemen shaking their heads and stumbling around.

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Old Jun 19 2017, 09:30 PM   #546
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Machine opens and out steps several Tutors. Turns out the book was a 'What Is Expected of a Young Lady' Manual form the 1800s and they're here to turn you into a 'Prim and Proper Upright Lady' from that era whether you like it or not!!




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Old Jun 21 2017, 05:26 PM   #547
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The machine extrudes 100 foot of very soft feather boa.


*Inserts a toe-nail clipping from an unidentified species.*
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There is an earth shattering roar, the machine suddenly swings open and out squeezes a giant twenty foot tall Bear.. It looks down at you, gives you a Bearish grin, says "Good morning" to you in Tom Bakers voice and lumbers of on it's hind legs.


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Old Jun 23 2017, 05:18 PM   #549
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The machine delivers a large hedgehog clutching the aforementioned tool. Uncowed by the happening it ducks under a barrier and goosesteps off rapidly muttering about needing to beaver on with its work.

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Machine opens to allow a Shaman to emerge who divines terrible things for the future then fades away cackling ominously



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The machine releases the White Rabbit who looks at his watch and hobbles away with a bandaged paw. He disappears down a convenient black-hole which enlarges rapidly and is about to engulf both you and the machine.

*Quickly inserts a stasis box.*
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Uses Stasis Box to hide in for about ten minutes. Emerges after Timer shuts it off and finds self on Tellus Tertius at Lazarus Longs house.


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The machine releases a string of rampaging Valkyrie from Bifrost; but in the nick of time you are rescued by the Dora womanned by Lapis Lazuli and Lorelei Lee.

*Inserts Mike's robe from the Church of All Worlds.*
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Out comes The Great Prophet Zarquon muttering about not having enough tome and rushing around doing things last minute.

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Max appears and points out that your reservation is timed for just after the universe ie due to end.

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Out charge the Rohirim heading for Gondor


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With difficulty the machine delivers Perrott's Folly, the chimney from Edgbaston Waterworks, and the clocktower from the University of Birmingham.

*Inserts a Vietnamese Dong.*
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Out comes the ghost of Ho Chi Minh to give a lecture on the benefits of a planned society



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The machine delivers an image of Trotsky trying explain why his ideas are better. Unfortunately he didn't speak English, and we don't speak Russian.

*Inserts an autographed first edition of Dragonflight.*
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A man from Christie;s Auction House emerges and asks what your Reserve is before he places it up for Auction.


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