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By santeewelding ·
It is a slender, and uncharacteristically not-plump cricket, pasted against a wall next to the monitor with the temperature in the office reading, 59.8 degrees Fahrenheit.

I asked, but the cricket did not respond:

"What seems to be the matter?"

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Ding am sich

by AnsuGisalas In reply to This time

It tried/tries it's best to respond, even before you asked.
Soliciting the question, mutely too, is a speech act in itself.
Which is why you gave the answer in the body of the question...

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Well quite simple really

by OH Smeg In reply to This time

You allowed the Fly Paper to come into contact with the wall again didn't you?

One side is stuck to the wall and the cricket is on the other side and has been for days that's why it's no longer fat and in the process of starving to death.

Col

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Pasted

by Michael Kassner Contributor In reply to This time

Brings to mind that abuse may have occurred, precipitating the non-response.

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Pasted,

by seanferd In reply to Pasted

or perhaps plastered?

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Me

by santeewelding In reply to Pasted,

Or, the cricket?

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Cricket.

by seanferd In reply to Me

The cricket is (was?) the one on the wall next to the monitor, right?

But since you ask, Happy New Year from UTC -0500. [_]3

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The cricket

by santeewelding In reply to Cricket.

When I asked, expressed indifference to UTC and GMT.

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Silence is the mark

by Michael Jay In reply to This time

of a cricket who is hungry, offer some food, I believe they eat almost anything organic.

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RE: I believe they eat almost anything organic

by OH Smeg In reply to Silence is the mark

Actually that should read

I believe they eat almost anything organic but have a particular preference for Welders as the Flesh is well cooked and tender.

Col

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Poor Santee

by Michael Jay In reply to RE: I believe they eat al ...

cricket food, who would have thunk it.

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