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OK, so these folks you can't choose. They are bound to embarrass at every opportunity. This week we want to hear all about them!

If you'd like to contribute to this theme, simply write a story and select 'Family' from the categories list under 'more story options'. You can also read the current entries here.

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How I broke my foot

Bexley, United Kingdom

By: Riley on the 8th February 2009 at 2:27am

The events that led up to my broken foot are hazy, but probably involved ninjas. The following is a reconstruction.

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Short story - Action - Fiction

 

A Martial Family

Skane, Sweden

By: Another Dude on the 7th February 2009 at 1:23pm

So, the fact that I served in the army doen’t mean much to me, in the sense that it was not a major influence in my character or who I am. I did learn a few things, some of them good or worthwhile, about myself, my ability to cope with extreme pressure and my general physical habilities. But mostly I learnt about…

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Biographical - Life - Family

 

Lost and Found

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By: hollzbollz on the 5th February 2009 at 8:43pm

Patrick Kendall, 63, had lost his glasses again. He had been holding them to his face to quickly fill out the description of item #07925F, had shuffled to the back to put the umbrella in the umbrella cabinet, and suddenly the glasses were nowhere to be seen. It’s not as though they were discreet; with black rims…

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Is chivalry always neccessary…

Lambeth, United Kingdom

By: Some Dude on the 5th February 2009 at 5:11pm

By the way this really happened. Yesterday, walking to the tube station to get to work as I do everyday, feeling groggy and tired from the anticipation of possibly facing work cut backs, my head nodding in tune with my footsteps. I am looking at the passing squares of the pavement wondering if today is the day. Everybody…

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Short story - Humour - Anecdote

 

A strange affair involving, a double-jointed nymphomaniac, an ice cold flat, Edith Piaf and an eight foot French tricolour..

Lambeth, United Kingdom

By: Pete on the 4th February 2009 at 5:24pm

A strange affair involving, a double-jointed nymphomaniac, an ice cold flat, Edith Piaf and an eight foot French tricolour..I was working in the Silverware department in a ‘top’ store in Knightsbridge a few years back..I got to know this rather eccentric, wild flamed hair ex-dancer who was…

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A Permanent Way

Westminster, United Kingdom

By: Brinks on the 4th February 2009 at 11:09am

This is the first chapter of something I have been working on for a while - a sort of simple country boy’s tale, set in the late 1980s.

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Biographical

 

Foyer Blues (putting the turd in Saturday)

Westminster, United Kingdom

By: Brinks on the 2nd February 2009 at 9:52pm

It was while he was waiting for an underground train on the northbound Piccadilly Line platform at Leicester Square towards midnight on an autumnal Saturday that Tony became aware that, as he put it, his “rectum warning light” was flashing. He had been out carousing with some friends and had, as was absolutely…

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In brief: Finding your inner child and sledging on a bit of cardboard

Bexley, United Kingdom

By: Jaffa on the 2nd February 2009 at 8:31pm

Living with my boyfriend*, gives me many funny moments. One of which was today, when I watched him go to the shed, pull out a bit of broken cardboard, trudge up our garden hill, fall over, get back up, fall over, get back up and finally reach the top, cardboard still in hand. He then proceeded…

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Snow

 

Children think the craziest things

Michigan, United States

By: pisforpenguin on the 2nd February 2009 at 6:39pm

Snow is fun but not in the sun, You can sled in it and make a snowman in it Until the sun comes That is the poem I wrote when I was 8 years old which kept running through my mind while I shoveled 3 feet of snow and ice off my driveway. The only thing I could think, What was I thinking.…

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Snow

 

My First Snowman In Umpteen Years

Bromley, United Kingdom

By: Pacman on the 2nd February 2009 at 3:08pm

A story about building a snowman and enjoying the moment.

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Biographical - Life - Snow