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Jane10 Mon 24-Jun-19 15:09:30

In response to the lament that there's no fun on GN any more let's do one of our continuing stories. I'll start off:

Once upon a time there was an absolutely enormous giraffe. He belonged to a family who lived...?

GrannyGravy13 Mon 24-Jun-19 15:16:52

.......in a tall narrow three story pale green townhouse. It was a pretty house with numerous window boxes filled with........

ninathenana Mon 24-Jun-19 15:17:40

By the sea, and froliced in the Autumn mist.......

ninathenana Mon 24-Jun-19 15:18:48

Oops too slow !

an abundance of leeks.....

Marydoll Mon 24-Jun-19 15:30:34

which he used to make......

crazyH Mon 24-Jun-19 15:40:00

And sell to the other giraffes

Jane10 Mon 24-Jun-19 15:51:05

At the annual giraffe jamboree. One day he was walking along the road when he spotted...

EllanVannin Mon 24-Jun-19 16:06:48

A camel.
Oh, it's Humphrey, thought the giraffe.
He'd have been called Bactrian if he'd had two humps or Dromedary if he'd only had one, but this was Humphrey.

Hello Humphrey, said the giraffe, where are you going ?

Marydoll Mon 24-Jun-19 16:36:33

"I'm going on an adventure", said Humphrey. I'm looking for.....

sodapop Mon 24-Jun-19 16:41:23

A unicorn and a rhinopotamus to go with me for company

Jane10 Mon 24-Jun-19 17:07:11

'Oh no, ' said Humphrey, 'I've not anything suitable to wear. What shall we do?'
'Well,' said the rhinopotamus, 'We could always ask this old lady.' The old lady stopped and stared at them. 'What..'

EllanVannin Mon 24-Jun-19 17:20:42

-the heck was in that drink last night ? I could have sworn I saw a giraffe, camel, rhinopotamus and a unicorn on my way to Tesco's.

NanaandGrampy Mon 24-Jun-19 17:23:28

but I was mistaken...they were going to Sainsburys of course ! It was raining and I suggested they call an uber….

grannyqueenie Mon 24-Jun-19 18:14:03

....And then head off to Aldi, I hear you get more for your money there!

NanaandGrampy Mon 24-Jun-19 18:38:07

Sadly the rhinopotamus had trouble getting in the uber, even with pushing and shoving from the giraffe. In the end they tied him to the roof and set forth to buy.....

Feelingmyage55 Mon 24-Jun-19 18:44:10

Lots of greenery from the garden centre but ..... on the way to the tall tree department they heard a loud noise and looked round and saw ....

Marydoll Mon 24-Jun-19 18:51:05

what looked like a gigantic, shiny silver disc landing behind them in the car park. The door a door slid open and......

Marydoll Mon 24-Jun-19 18:52:29

Ooops!Then a door slid open and....

EllanVannin Mon 24-Jun-19 20:45:39

Out popped a uniformed man wearing marigolds and waving a duster and was heard muttering---

sodapop Mon 24-Jun-19 20:50:56

Take me to your leader - oh dear you don't have one, then lets all go and play on .......

Jane10 Mon 24-Jun-19 20:52:20

The fruit machines. If we win enough money we can all...

HillyN Mon 24-Jun-19 20:59:17

go to Disneyland and visit...…….

Jane10 Mon 24-Jun-19 21:31:26

Donald Trump! 'Gosh' said the giraffe, 'I had no idea he'd be so...'

Marydoll Mon 24-Jun-19 22:29:04

..so indescribable! 😕🤔. Words fail me! He was dressed in a bunny suit and on his size 16 feet, he was wearing.........

Maybelle Mon 24-Jun-19 22:38:05

Bells and whistles. I bet that makes it difficult to creep up on people but he seemed unconcerned, blithely saying