Thursday, March 20, 2008

#103 - "I just don't get it..."

What puzzles you? What fills you with confusion? What makes your forehead scrunch up when you think about it? It doesn't have to be a big thing. It can be as wide as global warming or as small as an 'on' button. It can be as weird as the contents of your fridge or as scientific as apple pie. It can be political or social or ridiculous or silly. Surely there is something that has puzzled you over the years. What don't you get?

Happy Scribbling!


Blogger Rob Kistner said...

I don't get 'evil', destruction, war, deadly dominance. In my piece this week, I depict the pain this can cause.

4:48 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Many people don't 'get' the Easter story. I'm not sure I do but this made me think.

4:53 PM  
Blogger J.C. Montgomery said...

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5:48 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This was my second Scribble, and I'm really digging this. Thank you so much for these prompts. This week, I got a bit mushy, and I would apologize, except I don't think there's anything wrong with getting mushy every now and then. So there!

6:21 PM  
Blogger Granny Smith said...

This is a somewhat frivolous questioning of why humans go to war against other humans.

7:15 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Brilliant girls, absolutely brilliant - Happy Easter to One & All ;)

7:54 PM  
Blogger ChefDruck said...

Wow, it looks like a lot of posts went deep on this one. Definitely not the take I took with this little fiction piece.


8:29 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

watered down

10:47 PM  
Blogger I,Me,Myself said...

I'm doing the greatest bane of my life - math! Nice topic, keep it up. This is my second response, and I feel really good, because for displaying your talent(even if it is amateur-ish) on Sunday Scribblings is a great platform for more experienced writers and appreciators of writing to encourage hobby-writers like me.

12:28 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi everyone. A mini rant today.




6:13 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm posted for the week!

10:11 AM  
Blogger Writer Bug said...

Great topic--I'm so glad I had the time to return to SS this week to find it!

12:36 PM  
Blogger Devil Mood said...

Another great prompt. Mine is here:

3:56 PM  
Blogger J.C. Montgomery said...


NOW, I have the right post.


4:25 PM  
Blogger jill terry said...


post can be viewed now at link above, but set to publish Sunday March 23rd 12:00 a.m.

5:29 PM  
Blogger Susan Helene Gottfried said...

I was inspired by a comment in this week's Thursday Thirteen; this prompt couldn't have been more perfect!

5:49 PM  
Blogger thefirecat said...

This seems to have gotten me unstuck, at least for the week.

Life is full of things I don't get. This is but a short sampling.


6:30 PM  
Blogger kiki. said...

I really like this one. It took me some time to get it out but it was fun to do. Thanks for yet another week of inspiration!

6:53 PM  
Blogger Lilibeth said...

I had to think a while. You might wonder why after you read this frivolous piece. Ha ha. Ok, so I was thinking about whether to do a serious piece or not. Since I already did a serious piece for Easter, I decided, ok, just have fun.

6:10 AM  
Blogger Susan Helene Gottfried said...

Whoops. Someone pointed out that my Linky at #30 takes you to my main blog, not to the direct post. Apologies; can someone delete Link #30 but retain the second, correct one, please?

And anyone who uses Link #30, please just scroll down. It's really not hard to do.

6:17 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Another piece from me, this one on the mystery that surrounds some ancient English Easter customs

10:20 AM  
Blogger DeeBee said...

I had to blog about what is foremost on my mind. Weightloss. I struggle, therefore... I just don't get it.

12:00 PM  
Blogger Lucy said...

I just don't get it... but I hope you will read it!
Happy EAster fellow scribblers :)

4:50 PM  
Blogger Gemma Wiseman said...

I am quite passionate about the incidence of child soldiers in the world.

The truth is so shocking!

I wanna know why it should be?

My posting includes excerpts from my Helium articleon the topic plus poetic comment!


4:53 PM  
Blogger GreenishLady said...

I haven't read any of the other posts yet, but I imagine I won't be the first person to write about not "getting" Maths.

Happy Easter, everybody!

6:06 PM  
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6:07 PM  
Blogger aMus said...

hmmm... i don't get many things...


and yes i too don't get math...:(

8:57 PM  
Blogger rel said...

Happy Easter Scribblers,
I think I've got it now!
What do you think?

9:29 PM  
Blogger myrtle beached whale said...

There are more things that I don't get than I do, so this prompt was hard.

9:44 PM  
Blogger Lifeless in Ohio said...

Happy and Joyous Easter to all!

I have several things I just don't get, but decided to keep it light this week. I do want to invite everyone to check out my new blog for writers, Slice of Life Sunday at http://sliceoflifesunday.wordpress.com.

10:06 PM  
Blogger Ian russell said...

hi there! I just happened to be passing and glad to see it's still popular. haven't submitted in a while but, coincidently, my yesterday's effort marginally fits the prompt...I think. well, if you don't get it I guess that fits the prompt even better.

cheers and a good easter!

3:20 AM  
Blogger Flower said...

I'm happy to be posting for the first time this week! I think it's a fab site. Thanks for the inspiration.

Flower xx


4:14 AM  
Blogger Sherry said...

Great prompt this week given what is going on in my life and the fact that I actually said these words - repeatedly!

6:58 AM  
Blogger Tumblewords: said...

Thanks! This prompt was a reminder that I spend too much time wondering and not enough time doing. Grin. Great prompt.

10:22 AM  
Blogger Pirate Princess said...

I'm slow this weekend... but I've finally added my contribution. Hope you're having a fabulous Easter!

3:13 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ohisashiburi des, ne? It's been awhile since I've posted a Sunday Scribbling (or at all :()

As usual, I reflected on my inner state of being and realized that, right now, in this blessed moment, there's no part of myself I don't get.

I don't expect to be lucky enough to linger in such a state of grace, but I'm hopeful nonetheless.

4:02 PM  
Blogger LA Nickers said...

FREE AND CLEAR - on mind games


Happy Easter!

5:02 PM  
Blogger Thom Gabrukiewicz said...

Had a bit of trouble with this one; not the subject matter so much as the execution of this piece, which has been rumbling around my brain all week. It might have been a bit richer left in my subconscious.


6:12 PM  
Blogger Susan Helene Gottfried said...

A second one from me!

Tuning Down

6:58 PM  
Blogger JP (mom) said...

Happy Easter ... there are many things I just don't get! Glad I could write about one of them.


7:24 PM  
Blogger Miss J said...

Great prompt this week! Can't wait to play again next week.

8:43 PM  
Blogger Jessica R. said...

Ahhh... Thank you! I really needed that rant.

10:12 PM  
Blogger Monster Paperbag said...

i'm so glad i stumbled on this site :)..

10:23 PM  
Blogger niyo said...

my 3rd piece for SS.

7:19 AM  
Blogger Jenny said...

My first SS, a bit of a rant, will try to be more cheerful last time!

5:21 PM  
Blogger Shammi said...

VERY late with my submission, but I was away from home (and the Net) for the last 5 days.

6:43 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

this was lotsa fun... yeah, i know...me too kinda late.. it comes

4:21 PM  
Blogger Prats said...

Some of the things we do, i've never been able to get it!


Terribly late out here...but the prompt was fun

8:32 PM  

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