DEMOCRACY

They wrangled back and forth.

Neither would accept the result.

We waited for violence to escalate.

In the end, Saskia won and Scooby-Doo went on. Dad would have to watch the football later.


Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt, hosted by SammiScribbles. This week’s prompt was: Wrangle. Click on the link to read more stories by other writers.

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31 responses to “DEMOCRACY”

  1. Dear Iain,

    I’m surprised Dad lost that round. Love it.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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    1. Not in my household, I always seem to miss out! Thanks Rochelle.

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  2. Laughing.
    Nice one, Iain.
    My piece has the same title…

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    1. Thanks CE. I hope yours has a more democratic outcome!

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    1. You’re welcome ๐Ÿ™‚

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  3. Hopefully it was an episode without Scrappy. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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  4. Ah, Dad being the grown up in the room! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Nice!

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    1. It’s easier to concede defeat! ๐Ÿ™‚

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      1. Yep. For some … (then there are those who prove they cannot be an adult, let alone the adult in the room … ๐Ÿ˜‰ )

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  5. Nice misdirection there, Iain. What a relief it was just a wrangle over the telly!

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    1. Thanks Dora – if only others admitted defeat so easily!

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      1. Things are never as simple as we want them to be, especially when the stakes are so high.

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  6. LOL! Yay for Scooby Doo! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    1. Yeah, Scooby is pretty good too! ๐Ÿ™‚

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  7. I hope the result was worth waiting for! Nice one Iain.

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    1. Scooby-Doo was pretty good too.

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  8. Something that happens in real life, Iain? LOL!

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    1. I have watched a lot of Scooby-Doo recently! ๐Ÿ™‚

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      1. There are worse things… Though my youngest started rewatching them a couple years ago (age 18-19 at the time ๐Ÿ˜) and the laugh track made me nuts!

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      2. There are plenty of worse kids programmes I could be stuck watching. I can live with Scooby!

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      3. Oh, I know it! Do you guys get Caillou? I know they did an English version that was as annoying as the French one!

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      4. We’ve managed to avoid that one, but I’m glad we’ve moved on from Paw Patrol at least!

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      5. Oh gawd. You could not pay me enough to go back…

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  9. Intriguing! Thank you for sharing, Iain. Have a beautiful week ahead. Michael

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    1. Thanks Michael, and you ๐Ÿ™‚

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