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WORLD'S SHORTEST SUSPENSE STORY

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banned8y, 5m agoPosted 8 years, 5 months ago
World's last human was sitting in the room when someone knocked on the door


.......

Who do you reckon knocked at the door
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banned8y, 5m agoPosted 8 years, 5 months ago
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#1
they did
#2
dave from next door
#3
jehovah witnesses
#4
ET .....(damn this 5 letter minimum post rule)
banned#5
midlandscomics
they did


harlzter
ET .....(damn this 5 letter minimum post rule)




Lol you two will be a nice match :thumbsup:
banned#6
andy108uk
me, i was hiding in the shed


Thats such a boring thing to do in a shed :whistling:
#7
Who's there?
#8
me, managed to reproduce asexually
banned#9
king261
dave from next door


Dave survived the war as well ????

:viking:
banned#10
dean3988
me, managed to reproduce asexually


lmmmmmaaaaooooooo
#11
woody woodpecker :p
banned#12
Abvance
Who's there?


Who wants to know
#13
Dell_in_the_bed
Who wants to know


the person who's inside the house obv. god some people are soo stupid :whistling:
banned#14
dean3988
the person who's inside the house obv. god some people are soo stupid :whistling:


Just checking .... :oops:
#15
it depends how big the room is.
banned#16
frollickingfrill
it depends how big the room is.


Just big enough to strech your legs ....
#17
some one did it. the op said so
#18
it was student loans
#19
Just to make it clear, there is no answer.
banned#20
guerilla
it was student loans


Shizzer that lot can even survive a world disaster
banned#21
king261
dave from next door


Oh its definitely Dave, always is :roll:
#22
Ocean finance.
#23
i know who it is!!! its british gas wanting to tell you about their great offers!!
#24
The worlds last human!!
#25
A dog.
#26
cant believe no one getting it - its obvious - black gerbil of course
#27
Southern Electrics.
#28
guerilla
it was student loans


LOL, they get you somehow don't they!
1 Like #29
http://www.mountainroad.ca/mrp/images/shows/bereal/mainpic.jpg

was him ^^^^^^^^^^^^
banned#30
samwhitewick
http://www.mountainroad.ca/mrp/images/shows/bereal/mainpic.jpg

was him ^^^^^^^^^^^^


A geezer in New Maxico :p
#31
will smith
#32
was there an answer to this or was it just a random no real answer question?
#33
LaoTzu
was there an answer to this or was it just a random no real answer question?



lol, you're quick!;-)
1 Like #34
World's last human was sitting in the room when someone knocked on the door
.......
Who do you reckon knocked at the door

Hmm...Having difficulty with this one over lunch...:? Here is my tuppence.

1. It does not matter whom 'I reckon' knocked on the door as unless I am the 'last human' my opinion will not matter.
2. I cannot determine if 'the room' rather than 'a room' has any significance. What/where is 'the room'
3. Since 'someone' (normally attributed to human interaction) knocked on the door, I presume as the Worlds last human (to have heard it) it must have been me.
4. ' Worlds last human' and 'someone' may be peoples names. Works fine !!
5. I do not believe that the Worlds last human would be simply sitting in a room. Personally I would be getting wired right into all those things I really wanted to do but would probably get me arrested/jailed :-D
#35
Hal9000
#36
Rockhound;2634108
World's last human was sitting in the room when someone knocked on the door
.......
Who do you reckon knocked at the door

Hmm...Having difficulty with this one over lunch...:? Here is my tuppence.

1. It does not matter whom 'I reckon' knocked on the door as unless I am the 'last human' my opinion will not matter.
2. I cannot determine if 'the room' rather than 'a room' has any significance. What/where is 'the room'
3. Since 'someone' (normally attributed to human interaction) knocked on the door, I presume as the Worlds last human (to have heard it) it must have been me.
4. ' Worlds last human' and 'someone' may be peoples names. Works fine !!
5. I do not believe that the Worlds last human would be simply sitting in a room. Personally I would be getting wired right into all those things I really wanted to do but would probably get me arrested/jailed :-D


haha good 1:p
banned#37
Rockhound
World's last human was sitting in the room when someone knocked on the door
.......
Who do you reckon knocked at the door

Hmm...Having difficulty with this one over lunch...:? Here is my tuppence.

1. It does not matter whom 'I reckon' knocked on the door as unless I am the 'last human' my opinion will not matter.
2. I cannot determine if 'the room' rather than 'a room' has any significance. What/where is 'the room'
3. Since 'someone' (normally attributed to human interaction) knocked on the door, I presume as the Worlds last human (to have heard it) it must have been me.
4. ' Worlds last human' and 'someone' may be peoples names. Works fine !!
5. I do not believe that the Worlds last human would be simply sitting in a room. Personally I would be getting wired right into all those things I really wanted to do but would probably get me arrested/jailed :-D



No wonder my director wants to shorten our lunch breaks lol

nice one matey
banned#38
Alfonse
Hal9000


lol now since I want you to be really scared .....
banned#39
LaoTzu
was there an answer to this or was it just a random no real answer question?


It was just one of those random ohh I have got too much time on my hand threads ....creative mind you see :-D
1 Like #40
"The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door..."

This two-sentence horror tale is presented as a story within a story, right at the start of Fredric Brown's 'Knock', published in the December 1948 edition of Thrilling Wonder Stories.

Brown decribes how the horror in this story is all implied... what could be at the door? "But," he says, "it wasn't horrible, really."

He then tells the story of Walter Phelan, the last man on Earth after an alien race called the Zan invade and kill everyone apart from Walter Phelan and the last woman alive, Grace Evans.

Perhaps as a response to Brown's tale, in July 1957, Ron Smith produced what he called 'A Horror Story Shorter by One Letter Than the Shortest Horror Story Ever Written':

"The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a lock on the door..."

Brown's version of the mini-story was supposedly subsequently submitted anonymously to a short story competition on NPR, and won that competition. Plenty of web sources cite this as the original source of the story. None of the sources have any more details about the competition, but Brown's version was published some twenty years before NPR started, so this is clearly false.

Even so, Brown did not come up with this story himself. It has existed in various forms for over a hundred years. Thomas Bailey Aldrich presented his version circa 1870:

"A woman is sitting alone in a house. She knows she is alone in the whole world; every other living thing is dead. The doorbell rings."

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