I lost a game
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(I hope I didn't write this story yet)
Me and my girlfriend, we used to play this game.
When we get home, before we go into our apartment, we both guess where our cat is. And we go in really really really quietly.
point system is set for difficulty of the guess. For example, my cat being at the door greeting us would be 1 point since it's most likely place. On the couch laying down, would be 2 points, on the bed, would be 2 points, by the window laying down, would be 2 points.
However, there are extreme place such as kitchen chair, 4 points. Under the credenza in the living room, 4 points.
Once, he was accidentally locked in the closet(I felt bad:( ) That would be 15 points.
If both of us didn't get it right, our cat gets a point.
I used to go for bigger points since I lost everytime, so I used to guess crazy one like in the oven smelling burned food, 29 points etc etc.
I lost this game.
I miss my cat, Moses RIP.Posted by Mitz at March 2, 2017 5:52 PM
I love your stories. I come to this site just to read your stories and listed to your tunes. Keep them coming!Posted by Barry at March 5, 2017 11:23 AM
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