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Rated: 18+ · Bulletin · Contest · #875618
These lucky souls crept under my skin and reaped handsome rewards!
Once upon a time, I was inspired by Tension to hold a contest for pieces that were "Acid Tongued material. Tension 's idea stuck, and it bloomed into


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Troublesome Musings  (18+)
Free your words. Be handsomely rewarded. Deadline extended!
#840115 by Elisa, Bunny Stik


Tension , you set a monster on the loose!*Bigsmile*

In any case, the contest was quite successful, and I got such a great response it is now an annual spring/summer contest! This list honors the winners of this new tradition.


WINNERS

2004

GRAND PRIZE

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FIRST PRIZE

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SECOND PRIZE

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#800174 by Not Available.




THIRD PRIZE

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Getting Lucky  (18+)
on a weekend trip to Hawaii, three buddies seek some action
#445003 by John~Ashen




HONORABLE MENTIONS


Forbidden Delicacies  (18+)
The tall man enjoys forbidden pleasures.
#826913 by Phil


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#704200 by Not Available.


Larry's Personal Ad  (18+)
a man's unreasonable expectations of women
#862251 by MaryLou





2005

GRAND PRIZE

His Rainbow Tattoo  (18+)
a response to domestic violence; a twisted kind of love
#975250 by ridinghhood--p. boutilier




FIRST PRIZE

The New Christmas Toy  (13+)
Troublesome Musings Contest entry.
#978921 by Laurel




SECOND PRIZE

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#939855 by Not Available.




THIRD PRIZE

Page from a Diary  (13+)
exercise in writing absurdism
#912949 by MaryLou




HONORABLE MENTIONS


Roach  (13+)
Cyborg insects are the future of espionage. DARPA is doing research on them.
#978650 by Kotaro


STATIC
Worse Than This  (GC)
Some people only see the scars.
#978539 by Satuawany


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Macrophilia 101  (GC)
Vore, shrinking, giantesses...what's the draw? What one of "those people" has to say.
#744565 by Cosmikraken




2006

GRAND PRIZE

Try Not To Breathe  (XGC)
The real reason she did it. Thanx to REM for the title.
#1137701 by Lynn McKenzie



FIRST PRIZE

What did you do in the War Uncle?  (XGC)
Does anyone really know their family and what they might be capable of?
#1121065 by Pennywise



SECOND PIRZE

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#1103857 by Not Available.



THIRD PRIZE

Amy  (XGC)
The desires of a man with too much imagination can't be fulfilled - or can they?
#1018859 by Robert Waltz



HONORABLE MENTIONS


*Dead Rabbit  (18+)
Rabbits, chocolate, and wasps oh my!
#1103644 by AliceNgoreland


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Fourteenth Of March, Final  (13+)
A man finds more than he bargained after a motorway pile up. (EDITED! Please Review!)
#1066047 by Hopkin Green Frog




2007


GRAND PRIZE

STATIC
The Rorschach Effect  (GC)
An inevitable fate awaits those who stare too hard at the inkblots.
#1247654 by iKïyå§ama



FIRST PRIZE

Pain by Degrees  (XGC)
Troublesome Musing Entry
#1288958 by Lt. Storm Machine



SECOND PRIZE

Out Of Control  (GC)
You're like a disease without any cure. Thanx to U2 for the title.
#1264750 by Lynn McKenzie



THIRD PRIZE

Death Side Story  (18+)
A death-flavored Romeo and Juliet parody. Entry for Troublesome Musings.
#1299061 by NearlyMello Go! Go! Go!



HONORABLE MENTIONS


The Beautiful Dead  (XGC)
A killer tells about his prior exploits to his newest victim.
#946855 by The Wordsmith


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Mantoswawim  (18+)
You just never know who you will be sharing a jail-cell with...
#1127295 by Smee




2008


GRAND PRIZE

STATIC
Automatic Flowers  (XGC)
"These automatic flowers won't do." --Our Lady Peace, "Automatic Flowers"
#1319551 by Satuawany



FIRST PRIZE

Machines Can Break Hearts Too  (XGC)
Is Hank's car living, and is his wife a machine, or has he finally lost his sanity?
#1382902 by M. R. K



SECOND PRIZE

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THIRD PRIZE

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HONORABLE MENTIONS


My Flesh and I  (ASR)
I wrote this when I was in my early twenties and was struggling with an eating disorder.
#1449418 by Frangipani


The Project  (18+)
Winner of Unshakable contest, Pope gives a man a gruesome project.
#1440443 by Frightened Individual


Foster Boy  (18+)
A yakuza boss, a police captain, and a judge have an unususal relationship.
#1441253 by Kotaro




2009


Grand Prize

An Insurrection  (13+)
Nothing so aggravates an earnest person as a passive resistance.-- Herman Melville
#1578234 by Lynn McKenzie



First Prize

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#1469144 by Not Available.



Second Prize

Anywhere You Hang Your Head  (18+)
He's contemplating murder again -- he must be in love.
#1493974 by Lorien



Third Prize

It's a Man's world  (18+)
Competition entry. About a man caught within the bowels of a dystopia. Can he escape?
#1282302 by Smee



Honorable Mentions


Your Sexy Corpse  (18+)
A love that is forbidden to say the least.
#1444548 by audra_branson


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#1562196 by Not Available.


You'll Never Hurt Me Again  (13+)
A short and disturbing piece written for a creative writing lesson.
#1582750 by Adam Forge




2010


Grand Prize

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#1668384 by Not Available.



First Prize

Noble.  (18+)
A young boy is faced with a difficult decision after a tragedy occurs at his prep school.
#1685842 by H.M. Godwin



Second Prize

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Third Prize

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Honorable Mentions


Penance  (18+)
The price is paid for human arrogance.
#1491116 by Jeff


Belle  (18+)
A man is visited by the child he may or may not have had.
#1687896 by Bounderby


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2012


Grand Prize

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First Prize

Immortal Soul  (13+)
In my fight against immortality, I sold my soul. Now can I save someone else's?
#1878074 by Mage



Second Prize

Charlotte's rape  (GC)
This is an excerpt from my book,shows how monstrous people become when alcohol takes over
#1873764 by Elena



Third Prize

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#1882403 by Not Available.



Honorable Mentions


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STATIC
My Son is Coming Home of Leave - Revised  (XGC)
Revision of orignal - Very Graphic
#1860191 by dblameck (David)



Offer your congratulations to them, as these writings truly stir the soul in many ways.

Who knows? Maybe next year I could be adding your name and troublesome musing to this list!*Wink*

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