Flash Fiction #266

PHOTO PROMPT © Brenda Cox

THE WILD WEST

And that, ladies and gentlemen, concludes today’s Tourist Tram Trip to the Potsdam Paintball Palace.  Please follow the umpire to your left.  He is not a forensic technician, investigating a murder.  Please turn in the protective eye wear that you were issued.  You may keep your paper safeguard suits.  Any bruises incurred, should fade in about a week.  Tomorrow, they will be colors that match your suits.

For those of you not already sufficiently spun, you may take a complementary ride on our Pinwheel Carousel.

(Crazy Americans!  We have restaurants, history and art museums.  They come here to shoot guns??!)  🙄

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Go to Rochelle’s Addicted to Purple site and use her Wednesday photo as a prompt to write a complete 100 word story.

17 thoughts on “Flash Fiction #266

  1. Rivergirl says:

    To heck with the paper suits, paint guns and carousel. I want to ride that bus!

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  2. So that’s how the tram got splattered with those colourful splodges! A great take.

    Here’s mine!

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  3. granonine says:

    What an interesting take on this prompt! Personally? I’ll do the museums, please 🙂

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  4. Nicely done! I love this take on the prompt.

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  5. Bill says:

    Groan. Around here they are becoming a fashion statement. Well done.

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  6. WildChild47 says:

    Lovely twisty ending! But so absolutely true, right! People travel supposedly to discover the new, but always wanting, on some level, the familiar and comfortable. Well done and written! Loved the imaginative take on this 🙂

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