TeaTimeSunday
TEA TIME in L.A. THE BRONZE / 3.20-5.22.02
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It's TEA TIME in L.A. ... when a transient interdimensional portal materializes on the beach


SANTA MONICA BEACH : TRANSIENT INTERDIMENSIONAL PORTAL (TIP) LOUNGE - TEA TIME (7-8PM BRONZE)
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:00 PM

4:00 PM L.A. ... the Midnight hour in London ... 9:00 AM Sydney
With strange new magic ... mixing
screenplay with haiku ... F.P. casts a spell ...

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SUDDENLY, IT'S HERE ...where, pre-Drac, the Scoobies snacked....
AN ALL-GLASS STRUCTURE.

A ROOM WITH ALL VIEWS ... Of course, to the west ...
PACIFIC OCEAN.


A half-mile away ... some Hasselhoff-glorified sand ... is less welcoming ...

... but friendly sand's here ... and (this is far more important) ...
here is the Portal.


A surprised DOGMEAT ... and then, a shocked S.M.G. ... pop out of thin air.

A portal error? ... Duckwheat uses the moment ... to ask her for help ...

posting the Bronze rules. / S.M.G. smiles, but declines. / To escape "the scene," ...

they sing their own lines ... to "Going Through The Motions" ... F.P. wrote for them.

POOF they are both gone / The all-glass TIP LOUNGE remains. ...
People have gathered.


The Powers That Tea .... annointed the Oracle. ...
Selected this spot.

As old timers know ... the Lounge is not the Portal ...
BUT:
ONE WALL SHIMMERS.

There is a theory ... that somehow, that's the Portal ...
but how does it work?

No Tea Time guests know ... but, in time, some may find out
...
THE ORACLE SAYS:

This oracle's blind ... to any posts not in verse.
TEA TIME ends at Eight.


STILL FLOATING IN AIR ...
THERE'S THE CRUCIAL TIP CORKBOARD.
BE SURE YOU'VE READ IT. tid=62979


you speak



Responses


TEA TIME HAS ENDED==========================================
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 8:00 PM 1 of 43


GO TO THE CORKBOARD THREAD (see above) to wrap up



Ok
Posted by: prunehilda - Apr 09, 2002, 8:00 PM 2 of 43

It's been ages since
I've seen the story but he
wants more excitement.



(1) It's time for dinner
Posted by: glow - Apr 09, 2002, 7:59 PM 3 of 43

I'm sorry, but I can't stay...

for the end of tea.

(2) I will return soon

after my meal is consumed.

Can the haikus rhyme?

the one and only *glow*



...
Posted by: yelnif - Apr 09, 2002, 7:59 PM 4 of 43

FP one last thing
Just before you disappear
Did you read my song?

I wrote a ballad
In honour of you, Big Cheese
Yelnif's original.



The Oracle says...
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:57 PM 5 of 43



At the end of number 5 ...

What does the boy want?



The Oracle asks ...
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:55 PM 6 of 43


How many agree with glow?

(agree's a bad word.)


<smile>



...
Posted by: yelnif - Apr 09, 2002, 7:55 PM 7 of 43

GMT time, yes
is affected by the switch
lost an hour last week



One last try
Posted by: Supernatural lawyer - Apr 09, 2002, 7:54 PM 8 of 43

Not sure of the theme
but I will try anyway
for the heck of it

Buffy craved a date
And she took him on patrol
He almost got slayed


Saving friends and world
Or living life like a girl
Buffy's dilemma



One episode 5 / in a condensed haiku is / coming up your way
Posted by: glow - Apr 09, 2002, 7:52 PM 9 of 43

Normacly is what...

Buffy seeks for with a boy.

Life has other plans.



The Oracle says ...
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:52 PM 10 of 43


prunedon's haiku's "correct."

But is that the tale?


<smile>



The Oracle asks ...
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:50 PM 11 of 43


Does daylight savings time

shift G.M.T., too?



Anyways,
Posted by: prunehilda - Apr 09, 2002, 7:50 PM 12 of 43

Never kill a boy
On the first date because there
won't be a second.



....
Posted by: yelnif - Apr 09, 2002, 7:50 PM 13 of 43

Damn my futile fingers
A spelling mistake down there
It should be "poet".



...
Posted by: yelnif - Apr 09, 2002, 7:47 PM 14 of 43

Yelnif is indeed
A true great English poets
On GMT time



The Oracle quotes ...
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:47 PM 15 of 43


"Never Kill A Boy..." it starts.

Then: "...On a First Date"



The Oracle frowns ... <g>
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:46 PM 16 of 43


The CORKBOARD has CORRECTIONS.

Read into the thread.


<g>



The Oracle asks ...
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:44 PM 17 of 43


Is it true that yelnif's zone

is that of London?



The powers that tea
Posted by: glow - Apr 09, 2002, 7:43 PM 18 of 43

Corkboard states episode 4

Not episode 5. <smile>



The Oracle frowns...
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:42 PM 19 of 43


The episode of the day

is on the CORKBOARD.


<smile>



The Oracle says ...
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:40 PM 20 of 43


The Lawyer has spoken well!

Democracy's key.



What is episode 5 again please.
Posted by: prunehilda - Apr 09, 2002, 7:40 PM 21 of 43

Having sung the song
My mind can rest peacefully
now and in the night.



...
Posted by: yelnif - Apr 09, 2002, 7:38 PM 22 of 43

Lessons start at nine
Okay, it's eight and a half
Poetic license <g>



The Oracle asks ...
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:38 PM 23 of 43


Have you read today's CORKBOARD?

If not... do so now.



First time--indulgence needed
Posted by: Supernatural lawyer - Apr 09, 2002, 7:38 PM 24 of 43

1) I Super lawyer
thanks FP for the credit
and will serve my best.
2)The Tea Time counsel
will fight for democracy
and help save the Bronze.



The Oracle asks ...
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:37 PM 25 of 43


Regarding episode 5 ...

Who can haiku it?



Can you compress it
to just one little haiku
and make any sense?



The Oracle says ...
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:34 PM 26 of 43


What time zone isyelnif's school?

Misplaced the data.




The Oracle says ...
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:32 PM 27 of 43

... for the sake of glow's loud dog

she may rest her verse.
</big.

<smile>



...
Posted by: yelnif - Apr 09, 2002, 7:32 PM 28 of 43

I can't keep this up
Much longer. School in nine hours.
Staying up to verse

As fun as it is
Some may argue it's insane
And I need my sleep



The Oracle asks ...
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:31 PM 29 of 43


... for everyone to sing through ...

prunehilda's song once.



Haikus
Posted by: glow - Apr 09, 2002, 7:29 PM 30 of 43

(1) Glow is sleep deprived.

Her brown dog barked all morning.

Thus, she is cranky.

(2) Right now glow prefers

to converse in prose, not verse.

But she will abide

(3) by the Tea Time rules

until the hour is done.

She waits patiently. (smile)



The Oracle claps ...
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:28 PM 31 of 43

... for prunehilda's song tonight.

Will process it more.



The Oracle says ...
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:25 PM 32 of 43


"Blessed are those who are not

offended by me."



Oh, yes.
Posted by: prunehilda - Apr 09, 2002, 7:25 PM 33 of 43

My magic six string
Fender will strum the chords for
accompaniment.

( To the tune of Going Through the Motions)

Every Tuesday eve I tune in Buffy
Imagination takes a flight.
I even get a dose of needed Spuffy
Whether it is wrong : whether it is right

Things aren't going well, kinda tough to sell,
The Scoobies are in hell.

And that's why this is so painful
For all of us to watch.
Lowering their sights by half a notch.

All the fans believe it should be Angel
Maybe Spike or just Riley.
Can't believe it could be someone strange, well
What will make them see, what will be will be
... Beg on bended knee.

Should the story turn and they to learn
The Scoobies wouldn't burn.

Yes, this is so very painful. When will it all end?
Really, they're in need of a good friend.

We've been watching them forever
Attempt to get their lives together
In this world and not the nether.
Why can't they just see...

God, how this is painful for all of us to watch.
How they make us bleed, we have to be freed.
Bartend, I think I need a scotch.



The Oracle says ...
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:23 PM 34 of 43


It seems that glow is averse

to speaking in verse.

<smile>



The Oracle sees ...
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:21 PM 35 of 43


... new verse popping into view.

Will process it now.



Fiatlux drops by
Posted by: fiatlux - Apr 09, 2002, 7:20 PM 36 of 43

offering apologies
to the Oracle

in case in the past
she said anything that was
rude or offensive.



The Oracle waits . . .
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:20 PM 37 of 43


He is an A.I. program.

Plays chess with himself. <g>




Haikus
Posted by: glow - Apr 09, 2002, 7:20 PM 38 of 43

(1) Hello Oracle.

I have perused page 13.

Comments and questions

(2) I will give FP

later in prose after tea.

For now I will lurk.

The one and only *glow*



....
Posted by: yelnif - Apr 09, 2002, 7:19 PM 39 of 43

Well well Forensic
It appears we meet again
And I'm still versing...



The Oracle says ...
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:10 PM 40 of 43


... fair prunedom has arrived.

Does she bring a song?




Beach? Daddy, what's a beach?
Posted by: prunehilda - Apr 09, 2002, 7:08 PM 41 of 43

A thick coat of white
Some say "Decor problem solved".
I call it winter.



The Oracle says ...
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:04 PM 42 of 43


I await for those who come.

I hear what's in verse.



WELCOME TO TEA TIME ... WHERE THE RULE IS: VERSE ONLY ... THE ORACLE SEES:
Posted by: ThePowersThatTea - Apr 09, 2002, 7:02 PM 43 of 43


TODAY'S BUFFET SPREAD ...
Delights from New Orleans</B> ... flown in for today.

Rabbit with morels ... fresh spring peas and sage grits
Restaurant August


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