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Post Post #7 (isolation #0) » Mon Jul 31, 2023 3:14 pm

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thought for several confusing lines of text that the title of this thread was "things to use as the tail end of an apology"
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Post Post #9 (isolation #1) » Mon Jul 31, 2023 3:26 pm

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...like having a drink in each hand
...like jumping all over the jeopardy board
...like failing a drug test for eating a poppyseed bagel
...like being the only one to laugh at a joke your teacher made in class
...like we were thelma and louise driving into the canyon
...like dropping your meal on the ground
...words cannot adequately how sorry i am for everything. oops got confused again
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Post Post #11 (isolation #2) » Mon Jul 31, 2023 3:29 pm

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...like not nicknaming your pokemon
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Post Post #26 (isolation #3) » Mon Aug 14, 2023 12:08 pm

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...like coming back to the site after you told everyone you were leaving
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Post Post #34 (isolation #4) » Fri Sep 01, 2023 8:44 am

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In post 27, schadd_ wrote: ...like an illuminated exit sign you can see inside a small church at night
practicing organ at midnight core
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Post Post #35 (isolation #5) » Fri Sep 01, 2023 2:58 pm

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what "...like picking at a scab" lacks in novel writership it makes up for in multiemotional tenderness
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Post Post #58 (isolation #6) » Sat Sep 09, 2023 12:32 pm

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...like the last few weeks of living somewhere when you have finalized plans to leave
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Post Post #59 (isolation #7) » Sat Sep 09, 2023 12:36 pm

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...like having a conversation with an acquaintance who doesn't know it's your birthday
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Post Post #60 (isolation #8) » Sat Sep 09, 2023 12:38 pm

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...like putting the wrapper in your drink and throwing away the straw
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Post Post #61 (isolation #9) » Sat Sep 09, 2023 12:40 pm

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...like the honest labor of getting the wordle in 6
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Post Post #62 (isolation #10) » Sat Sep 09, 2023 12:43 pm

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...like a book club that dissolves after the first book
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Post Post #63 (isolation #11) » Sat Sep 09, 2023 12:46 pm

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...like the scrapes one earns in childhood from an afternoon of unflinching play
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Post Post #69 (isolation #12) » Mon Sep 11, 2023 9:09 pm

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Spoiler: cw needle
...like horrifying ricky gervais by pushing a needle through your arm
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Post Post #70 (isolation #13) » Tue Sep 19, 2023 2:41 am

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...like the first time the detective opens his mouth in knives out
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Post Post #76 (isolation #14) » Thu Oct 05, 2023 2:16 am

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...like still not having listened to the new mitski album but choosing to actively continue queueing up e.g. "Geyser"
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Post Post #77 (isolation #15) » Thu Oct 05, 2023 2:20 am

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...like having to enable pop-ups in order to allow safe passage for a desired pop-up
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Post Post #86 (isolation #16) » Tue Nov 07, 2023 10:05 pm

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...like the feeling of having chosen the better option on a restaurant menu than the other person
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Post Post #87 (isolation #17) » Sat Nov 11, 2023 10:59 pm

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i never really liked the book but i very often find myself in situations where i think its "...like the giver"
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Post Post #95 (isolation #18) » Tue Nov 21, 2023 11:16 am

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...like the 70th like on a youtube comment
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Post Post #117 (isolation #19) » Sat Dec 23, 2023 8:21 am

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...like this video
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Post Post #120 (isolation #20) » Fri Dec 29, 2023 1:17 pm

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...like extraneous automatic flushing, falsely detected
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Post Post #128 (isolation #21) » Wed Jan 17, 2024 5:38 am

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...like a meteorologist in a comedic situation
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Post Post #129 (isolation #22) » Wed Jan 17, 2024 7:17 pm

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...like giving up your spot in line to join a friend in the back
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Post Post #138 (isolation #23) » Wed Jan 24, 2024 7:32 pm

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...like when a vlog manages to be creatively groundbreaking
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Post Post #140 (isolation #24) » Fri Jan 26, 2024 9:28 pm

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...like watching an event through the phone presently recording it
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Post Post #146 (isolation #25) » Sun Feb 04, 2024 8:15 am

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...like looking up a proper noun from a book and finding out that it was invented for the book
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Post Post #149 (isolation #26) » Mon Feb 05, 2024 4:44 pm

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...like an American opera
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Post Post #150 (isolation #27) » Fri Feb 09, 2024 5:35 pm

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...like the dizziness of finding yourself in a rapidly rekindled relationship
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Post Post #162 (isolation #28) » Mon Feb 19, 2024 2:40 am

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Dats what i do over there too
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Post Post #170 (isolation #29) » Mon Feb 26, 2024 9:40 am

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...like saying good morning at 12:30
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Post Post #171 (isolation #30) » Mon Mar 04, 2024 5:57 am

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...like the discomfort of finding one's own writing unrecognizable
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Post Post #174 (isolation #31) » Wed Mar 13, 2024 4:31 pm

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...like triumphantly answering the phone when your friend calls to help you find it
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Post Post #175 (isolation #32) » Sat Mar 16, 2024 7:05 am

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...like touching a bike chain
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Post Post #178 (isolation #33) » Sat Mar 16, 2024 9:48 am

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...like when the audience knows more about the thing than the speaker
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Post Post #179 (isolation #34) » Sat Mar 16, 2024 9:51 am

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...like the collective zipping up of backpacks
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Post Post #185 (isolation #35) » Wed Mar 20, 2024 11:27 am

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...like a lawyer's rumpled suit
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Post Post #189 (isolation #36) » Mon Mar 25, 2024 9:22 am

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...like being a fan of trader joe's
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Post Post #190 (isolation #37) » Fri Mar 29, 2024 8:59 am

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...like saying "underwater basket weaving" dismissively
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Post Post #191 (isolation #38) » Fri Mar 29, 2024 9:00 am

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this, of course, analogizing only to acts of Pure Evil
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Post Post #194 (isolation #39) » Sat Mar 30, 2024 5:50 am

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...like Scheherazade
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Post Post #195 (isolation #40) » Mon Apr 01, 2024 8:59 am

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...like using your phone in the bath
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Post Post #197 (isolation #41) » Mon Apr 01, 2024 5:56 pm

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...like a sandcastle's fall
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Post Post #198 (isolation #42) » Sat Apr 06, 2024 10:12 am

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...like a pinned insect
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Post Post #201 (isolation #43) » Mon Apr 08, 2024 12:52 pm

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...like discussion questions at the end of a book
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Post Post #202 (isolation #44) » Mon Apr 08, 2024 3:13 pm

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...like an ambulance at a gas station
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Post Post #205 (isolation #45) » Fri Apr 12, 2024 3:03 pm

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...like car conversation with your mother
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Post Post #214 (isolation #46) » Sat May 04, 2024 7:39 am

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...like a movie about struggling actors
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Post Post #218 (isolation #47) » Mon May 06, 2024 5:10 am

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In post 215, Jake The Wolfie wrote: ...like a nice, ripe aubergine early in the morning.
really liked this one
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Post Post #220 (isolation #48) » Thu May 16, 2024 7:58 am

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One that i find gets used surprisingly often is ...like the grandparents in charlie and the chocolate factory
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Post Post #226 (isolation #49) » Tue May 21, 2024 4:46 am

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Another one I use a lot in my head is ...like Eurydice
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Post Post #229 (isolation #50) » Sat May 25, 2024 11:34 am

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...like a corner piece
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Post Post #230 (isolation #51) » Wed May 29, 2024 7:36 pm

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...like the surprising color of caprisun
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Post Post #235 (isolation #52) » Sat Jun 01, 2024 5:38 pm

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...like trying not to get called on in class
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Post Post #237 (isolation #53) » Sun Jun 09, 2024 11:07 am

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...like a teacup trembling on its saucer
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Post Post #239 (isolation #54) » Tue Jun 18, 2024 6:35 am

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...like a cracked-open cattail
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Post Post #251 (isolation #55) » Mon Jul 15, 2024 5:26 pm

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...like a doctor, with a dosage
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Post Post #252 (isolation #56) » Wed Jul 17, 2024 12:12 pm

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In post 247, Ircher wrote: ...like misreading this thread as things to use at the tail end of an apology
In post 248, Ythan wrote: I keep almost making that thread but can't come up with enough good ones for an op.
...as theres a drive into deep left field by Castellanos
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