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Don
Posted: May 17th, 2010, 5:33pm Report to Moderator
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Of Cannibals and Cabins by Anonymous - Short, Drama - Ian and Dr. Smith try an convince a carnivore to come over to the light of the vegans. - doc, format


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I'm not even going to bother reading this shit.  Didn't take the challenge seriously and with 40 entries you decide to waste everyone's time.  Congratulations.  


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Coding Herman
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OMG, this is downright offensive. I couldn't finish it, it's just that bad.


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Memwipe
- Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller (114 pages) - In a world where memories can be erased by request, a Memory Erasing Specialist desperately searches for the culprit when his wife becomes a target for erasure -- with his former colleagues hot on his trail.
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Knew this was going to be an ode to the famous script. Done in word no less.

Obvious pisstake, Got a few chuckles. Went on a little long for me though...

James


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Hmmm...well...where to begin...

Obviously another pissatke, but IMO, a very funny one, as I am actually a huge fan of the Cabin, as well as Chris Halverson's Cannibal (which, IMO, is actually a much worse script than even the Cabin).

The writer actually did attempt to use characters from both, so kudos for that. Many, many very hysterical lines.  I'm actually still laughing at some of them.

For a pisser, this is quite funny.


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It is what it is, and that is  being mercifully short. I never had beets on a hoagie before. Perhaps I'm missing something, but I doubt it.


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This has got to be the worst one so far.  I guess a couple of the lines were sort of funny, but then again I had no idea what was happening in the "story."  Not familiar with the scripts that inspired this classic.  Maybe that's a good thing.
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I don't know enough about the source materials to really comment properly on this one. I think this OWC though has set the record for the most number of joke entries.
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I couldn't finish this one. Sorry, Mr. Author, it wasn't for me.
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"Can you write a script in a week? Take the One Week Challenge. Write a script (properly formatted) 15 pages or less (courier 12 point font)."

Sorry, but with 40 entries, Im going to skip this one.


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*sigh* Not funny. The Cabin is officially old. Let it die please. I'll give this one point for not actually writing 100% in the Cabin style. Still, what a waste.

And with that, I stop reading until the names are posted. This was a complete farce of a OWC and it's extremely tiresome to read so many jokes that are actually close to fifteen pages.


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I totally agree, James. I've read quite a few entries now, commented on some of the serious ones but I won't give any of these joke scripts the benifit of a bump cos' they have completely destroyed and made a mockery of the OWC. It's fucking pointless now. Don should just post all of the scripts so we can get 'em out of the way.

A shame really cos' there are some good challenge related scripts posted. To bad they're gonna drown out in all this bullshit.

Oh, darn it, I just bumped this thread.


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Does anyone not see the brilliance in this piece?

I see all of the mistakes, but the undercurrent, the tension, I actually thought this was one of the best reads yet.

I felt a "blair" feel to it with a touch of steel magnolias.

Sniper, look into the script and ask yourself, what if I were the camera man? Would I want pastrami?

You know everyone, this may be this posters first ever script. Just think about that. Will ya?

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I know nothing of the source material but this gave me a few laughs.

For some reason, the line when the guy electrocutes the other guy then throws water on him to wake him up, made me laugh out loud.

I think this was done on Word to throw out a red herring.


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Incomprehensible mess.
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