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Thanksgiving Weekend Challenge

Yesterday, we Americans celebrated Thanksgiving, so I pulled together a list of 89 words that are somehow related to the holiday. Rest assured that these also work for other occasions and the results can totally be non-Thanksgiving. Who knows? They might even inspire a time travel fic or something. ;) But choose your poison, or poisons, from 1 - 89 and I'll get back to you as soon as I can with the results!





I'm all for giving rewards, but you probably won't get your prizes until the new year -- just the way life's being right now. But for prizes, I'm happy to give out banners, drabbles (while reserving the right to make them longer should the Muses strike), icons, or sig tags. Drabbles ARE limited to the characters I write, but there are TONS of those -- just check my tags if you're unsure. :)

Good luck to all!

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crookedspoon
Nov. 23rd, 2018 10:12 am (UTC)
76, please!
katleept
Nov. 23rd, 2018 09:23 pm (UTC)
Your magic word is Thanksgiving itself, but you can still twist it if you choose. Thanks giving, or giving thanks, will also be accepted with gladness and earn you a reward. :)
erinm_4600
Nov. 23rd, 2018 02:06 pm (UTC)
32 please!
katleept
Nov. 23rd, 2018 09:24 pm (UTC)
Gobble! This can be the gobbling of a turkey (or another animal?) or it can refer to gobbling down food -- or anything else you can think of that someone might "gobble" down. Good luck! :)
cmk418
Nov. 23rd, 2018 02:20 pm (UTC)
May I have 18, 22, & 79, please?

Edited at 2018-11-23 02:20 pm (UTC)
katleept
Nov. 23rd, 2018 09:25 pm (UTC)
18. Dressing
22. Turkey
79. Bread

Use 'em any way you like! :) Good luck!
asphaltcowgrrl
Nov. 23rd, 2018 02:43 pm (UTC)
May I have 9 and 11 please? Thanks!
katleept
Nov. 23rd, 2018 09:25 pm (UTC)
9. Cornbread
11. Apple


Good luck, and have fun! :)
asphaltcowgrrl
Nov. 24th, 2018 09:06 pm (UTC)
agdhani
Nov. 23rd, 2018 02:59 pm (UTC)
Lets go with...10, 15, and 25
katleept
Nov. 23rd, 2018 09:26 pm (UTC)
10. Bouquet
15. Voyage
25. Pecan

Use 'em any way you like! :) Good luck!
agdhani
Dec. 16th, 2018 10:11 pm (UTC)
surprisingly, I got all three words into the opening sentence of this RP bit. Rain and Rafe are both originals, so nothing to spoil...
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The sweet bouquet of warm pecan syrup made the voyage home worth it, although the weather delay at his originating airport meant that Rain’s return to Tigh Ard was delayed by a day. He had intended to be home last night, to be there for the ritual that was meant to bring Tamara home, but he had missed it by hours, coming through the front door, weary and disheveled, not long after the participants returned to the house from the cliffside chapel. He had been overjoyed to see the woman in Carl’s arms, to know she had been brought back from wherever she had been.

They might be siblings by the virtue of his father being her step father through marriage, but his love for her was anything but brotherly.

It was why he had gone away, why he allowed his long list of business endeavors to draw him out of Tigh Ard when she had disappeared. There was nothing he could do to bring her back except pray, although secretly he hoped that, in all of his travels, he would find some secret, a person or object, that would help towards that end. And with the changes in Carl’s behavior during those long months…well, Rain suspected he and Carl would have come to blows eventually over the way the man treated the memory of his missing wife. Rain would never have done such a thing to someone he loved. He would never dream of treating anyone as an unimportant discard. He had been brought up to respect those who were important to him.

And because he did not believe Tamara would approve of any action he might take against her husband…even if out of respect for her honor…whenever she did return, Rain had thought it wiser to go.

The hope he had brought home with him was trudging up the stairs behind him, a blonde man equally weary from a long flight.

“That her?”

Rain nodded. “It is. Looks like you made the trip for nothing…”

The blonde looked around them at the size of the entrance hall, the stone, the polished wood, the massiveness and delicate detail of everything he could see. “Are you kidding? It was worth the trip just to see this. Been a long time since I’ve seen something like this that wasn’t part of a museum…”

“Kinda feels like a museum at times…until the nudity kicks in.”

“Nudity…? Oh…right…Clan.” He was not Clan himself, but he knew of them. He knew a lot about a lot of things.

It was why Rain had hoped he would have the answers they no longer appeared to need.

“Well, you’re certainly welcome to make yourself at home for a spell…meet her…enjoy the sights. Spend Christmas with us. Better than being alone, right?”

He watched the other man’s face darken, the corners of his mouth and eyes twitch, as fleeting thoughts pushed across the surface of his mind. He had known Rafe Heiser his whole life, or at least most of it, through all of the days of school adventures and dating and the subsequent years of adulthood that came after. Their life paths had taken them in slightly differing directions, but brought their paths together often enough that they had kept up with each other’s lives. Rain knew the bust up of Rafe’s last relationship had left gaping scars across the man’s heart and soul. Inviting him to Tigh Ard, to make use of his knowledge, had been as much for Rafe as it had been for Tamara. She might not need him here now, but Rafe needed the distraction. Rain was happy to offer it.

“If you’re sure it’s no imposition…”

“Now that she’s home…no, it won’t be.” Carl would be just as likely to turn out a guest in the mood he had been in of late. If they were lucky, Tamara’s return would temper her husband’s erratic behavior. If not…well, Rain knew she welcomed guests. She would like Rafe. Rain knew that already. She would welcome another face for the holidays…whether Carl did nor not.

“Come on…you can share my room. We’ll drop off your things and I’ll give you the penny tour.”

By then it would be dinner time…and maybe he could make introductions then.
helsinkibaby
Nov. 23rd, 2018 06:24 pm (UTC)
May I have 7, 28 and 88 please?
katleept
Nov. 23rd, 2018 09:27 pm (UTC)
7. Celebrate
28. Blessings
88. Gravy

Use 'em any way you like! :) Good luck!
thatwasjustadream.dreamwidth.org
Nov. 24th, 2018 04:04 pm (UTC)
Hi there! I would take any random three that have not been picked yet. I'm gonna make December "write to all the weekend prompts" month. :) Once I'm done my holiday gift writing...
katleept
Nov. 24th, 2018 08:48 pm (UTC)
77. Grandparents
85. Holiday
53. Vegetables

Use them however you like, and if you do fill it, be sure you message me. I'll be happy to reward you even if it's way after Thursday. :)
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