Scrabble's illegitimate love child

What is Scrine?

• Scrine is the home of lost, forgotten, and lonely sentences.

What are the rules?

• Play nice. Be kind. Post only single sentences.

• Scrine gives everyone plenty of rope to play with, but reminds everyone that even the longest rope is capable of hanging a person.

• Censorship is ugly, but still not the ugliest bird in the sky. Happily, this has never been necessary.

• The appropriateness of all sentences will remain the sole discretion of Scrine's tender.

Who can play?

• Anyone. Reading along costs nothing but time.

• Membership is required to post your own sentences. Joining is quick and painless.

• With membership comes the unique privilege of calling yourself a Scriner.

What about privacy?

• Your information will never be sold, given away, shared, or even traded for an unimaginably delicious slice of pie.

• The above sentence may be the only sentence on this site that is 100% true.

June 17, 2015

While not all of the original comments or Scrineblog entries have made it home to roost quite yet, it appears the days of have come to a close. is back in business.  Still lacking a decent mobile access, but we're getting close.

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Use this space for notes and reminders to yourself.

This is a private space. Only you will see your notes.

Expiration date is not required, only if you want the note to magically disappear.

A great place to keep your fantastic ideas, like, "Hey! I need to write more sentences about crickets and English gentlemen with unruly beards."

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  • Rub shoulders with literary giants.

  • Useful duck information.

  • Best secret handshake west of the Mississippi.

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Scrine Restoration

Sentences: 100% (19115)
Comments: 11%

Confessional: 100%
Scrineblog: 18.4%

boot blog: 100%
'mouse blog: 0%

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2014 Supporters

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Sentence Count

2017 ~ 48
2016 ~ 89
2015 ~ 259
2014 ~ 138
2013 ~ 256
2012 ~ 433
2011 ~ 940
2010 ~ 1786
2009 ~ 2631
2008 ~ 3808
2007 ~ 4502
2006 ~ 3037
2005 ~ 1188

February 15, 2017

Am I Nixon in '72 or Billie Jean King in '75?

After spending the night in the emergency room, Vivian expected everyone she saw to suddenly break out into wails and collapse on the spot.

February 14, 2017

Yesterday a good friend of mine told me he'd spent "several tens of thousands" over the last year on hookers and blow; he wanted my advice on how he could cover it up and make sure his wife didn't find out; I wanted his advice on how I could switch lives with him. 

February 11, 2017
reader cred :: 'mouse :: 1

When Juan was mugged, he politely asked the man taking his wallet to go ahead, take my cash, credit cards and by the way my ATM number is 9876, but would you please, please leave me my library card.

February 08, 2017

Having grown tired of looking down at his big belly, Henry decided to go ahead with the operation to have his head removed, turned 180 degrees, then reattached, never once giving any thought to how disturbing a bird's eye view of his ass would actually be.

If I found a piece of bacon floating in outer space, would it be safe to eat?

Unexpected Plot Twist :: Keith :: 0

Having written two sentences in a single day, Henry thought it might be an unexpected plot twist, but closer inspection proved it to be nothing more than useless fodder for his own deteriorating storyline.

Having binge watched his own life for as long as he could remember, Henry considered himself a leading expert on deteriorating storylines.

In other news :: goliard :: 0

Monsters are real and they do live under your bed.

February 02, 2017
Good news :: goliard :: 1

There are plenty of pigs left in the world.

January 28, 2017

Henry's larger than life ideas eventually slipped from his head and settled comfortably in his belly.

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