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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.

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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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  • Bad puns and top-notch metaphors.

  • Best secret handshake west of the Mississippi.

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“Well,” Henry’s wife said as the doctors and nurses went about their business, “if you had taken the toaster to a repairman the way I suggested, you wouldn’t be in this situation at all.”

    TAGS:  Henry, electricity, DIY, incidents, toasters

sacrifice :: pam

It was inevitable that one of us would become the parent who stomps around the house, muttering - sometimes yelling - that we don’t own the electric company, so could we please turn off the damn lights when we’re not in the room; for his sake, I’m so glad it was me.

    TAGS:  parenting, sayings, electricity, yelling, sacrifice, muttering

Sold! :: 'mouse

Juan discovered expensive little insulated push-plug connectors and was more than happy to hand over his credit card and throw away his old-fashioned wire-nut electrical connectors forever when his first wiring experiments with them were 100% successful and not shocking at all.

    TAGS:  electricity

shocking but true :: 'mouse

If you only flip the breaker on half a 220-volt circuit, there are still 110 evil volts waiting to bite your unsuspecting finger.​

    TAGS:  electricity

The best laid plans of 'mouses and men can oft be completely derailed by some idiot with access to the master circuit breaker for the building.

    TAGS:  argh, electricity, fail

Juan usually considered himself above such sissiness as flipping breakers before wiring plugs, but he decided to make an exception for the 240volt/50-amp circuit in the metal box serving his oven.


    TAGS:  electricity, discretion, valor


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