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Alright cats and kittens, I am in charge of the Weekend Challenge this second weekend in March and mine is inspired by classic film noir movies--WOO HOO!!

Just in case you don’t know, film noir movies are filled with hard-boiled dialogue which is the literary equivalent of a quick punch to the gut.  Here’s an example:  “You ever cross me again, or look like it, I’ll bury you. Now beat it.” These hard-boiled lines come from the mind of tough-guy P.I. Philip Marlowe, which is to say from author Raymond Chandler.  The characters in film noir are all morally gray and you're never sure if the hero isn’t actually the villain or that the villain might turn out to be right in the end.

Now if you want to go along for this ride, load your gat, don your trench coat, and join me in the drizzly, treacherous world of noir.

Choose a number between 1 and 40 and I will give you a famous film noir line.  For example:  “"Nice dame. Awfully cold around the heart.”

See what I mean by a punch to the gut :):)   I hope this craziness inspires you, so please be as creative as you can--drabbles/fics can be as long as you want but at least 200 words and you can do any sort of art work the spirit moves you    Just post your work by Sunday night at 11:59pm EST, and you'll be golden.  Lastly, HAVE FUN!!!

I am not creative in any way with artwork, so if you want an icon, I will have to ask for help, but I can give you a drabble or add to my WIP. 
My fandoms are: RDJ's Sherlock Holmes, BBC Sherlock, Elementary, Supergirl, The Flash, Supernatural, Hawaii Five-0, Pretty Little Liars, Fringe, Once Upon A Time, Alias, Hannibal, Veronica Mars, Smallville, Buffy and Angel, The X-Files, Twin Peaks X-Men First Class and Star Trek 2009 Reboot movies)

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okapi1895
Mar. 10th, 2017 06:34 pm (UTC)
I love film noir! May I have two? If so, then 8 & 39. If not, just 8.
kitmerlot1213
Mar. 10th, 2017 06:42 pm (UTC)
Woo Hoo, my first victim :):) And yes, you may have two:)

8. "Tell you what we're gonna do. You're gonna take that goddamn J.C. Penney tie off and we're gonna have an old fashioned man to man drinking party."


39. "What's his racket, Pete?"

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asphaltcowgrrl
Mar. 10th, 2017 07:01 pm (UTC)
I'm laughing that you're so much like me - ALL THE SHERLOCK FANDOMS!

But um... how about #9 please?
kitmerlot1213
Mar. 10th, 2017 08:50 pm (UTC)
I believe in ALL Sherlock Holmes'. :):)


9. “She tried to sit in my lap while I was standing up.”
erinm_4600
Mar. 10th, 2017 07:19 pm (UTC)
As one who spends almost all day listening to such one-liners, GOOD CHOICE.

#12 please
kitmerlot1213
Mar. 10th, 2017 08:51 pm (UTC)
I'm glad you approve :):)

12. "What I like about you is you’re rock bottom. I wouldn’t expect you to understand this, but it’s a great comfort for a girl to know she couldn’t possibly sink any lower."
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fickle_fics
Mar. 10th, 2017 07:22 pm (UTC)
Can I have 14 please?
kitmerlot1213
Mar. 10th, 2017 08:52 pm (UTC)
You may :):)

14. "Carlotta was the kind of town where they spell trouble T-R-U-B-I-L, and if you try to correct them, they kill you."
crookedspoon
Mar. 10th, 2017 07:54 pm (UTC)
29, please :D
kitmerlot1213
Mar. 10th, 2017 08:53 pm (UTC)
Here you go :):)

29. “I needed a drink, I needed a lot of life insurance, I needed a vacation, I needed a home in the country. What I had was a coat, a hat and a gun.”
tkeylasunset
Mar. 10th, 2017 07:57 pm (UTC)
Gimme Number 38 and nobody gets hurt.

(How's that? :-)
kitmerlot1213
Mar. 10th, 2017 08:54 pm (UTC)
A tough talkin' dame, I like it :):)

38. "I haven't seen him since the time he went up the river in '48."
sharpiesgal
Mar. 10th, 2017 08:18 pm (UTC)
Alright, kid. Gimme two. 19 and 21.
kitmerlot1213
Mar. 10th, 2017 08:55 pm (UTC)
You got it, Mugsy :):)

19. "When you get slapped, you'll take it and like it."

21. "With all my heart, I still love the man I killed!"

thtwzjustadream
Mar. 10th, 2017 08:31 pm (UTC)

Cool idea! #23, please!
kitmerlot1213
Mar. 10th, 2017 08:56 pm (UTC)
I'm glad you like it :):)

23. “From 30 feet away she looked like a lot of class. From 10 feet away she looked like something made up to be seen from 30 feet away.”
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yuidirnt
Mar. 10th, 2017 08:32 pm (UTC)
Can I get #37?

Also, I can help with icon rewards, if needed :)
kitmerlot1213
Mar. 10th, 2017 08:57 pm (UTC)
Thanks for the icon offer, I might take you up on it :):)


37. "Come here, before I sock you."
hardboiledbaby
Mar. 11th, 2017 12:41 am (UTC)
Oh, how can I possibly pass this challenge up? #6, schweetheart! :D
kitmerlot1213
Mar. 11th, 2017 01:06 am (UTC)
Here you go, doll :):)

6. "You think just because you made a little money you can get a new hairdo and some expensive clothes and turn yourself into a lady. But you can't, because you'll never be anything but a common frump whose father lived over a grocery store and whose mother took in washing."
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flipflop_diva
Mar. 11th, 2017 09:01 am (UTC)
I'll take a shot at 31 please! Thank you!
kitmerlot1213
Mar. 11th, 2017 12:28 pm (UTC)
WOO HOO!!

31. "OK, where were you when he needed you? Maybe you were someplace having beautiful thoughts. Well, I wasn't. I was in a stinkin' gin mill, where all he had to do to see me was walk in, sit down at the table and buy me a drink."
naemi
Mar. 12th, 2017 11:54 am (UTC)
Can I still sign up? And if so, can I have #5, please? =)
kitmerlot1213
Mar. 12th, 2017 01:44 pm (UTC)
It's never too late :)

5. "On your way, dreamboat. Make with the feet."
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