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Game: Tell Challenge

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Tell: If looks could kill.

 

 

Show: If looks could kill, I'd probably have been subjected to various methods of torture and a slow death, judging by the hatred in his eyes.

 

 

Tell: He aimed his bow at the deer.

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Tell: He aimed his bow at the deer.

 

 

Show: He silently crouched behind the brush drawing in his breath as he pulled back the bowstring. Taking careful aim at the four-point a few yards away, he let air and arrow fly simultaneously.

 

 

Tell: He swam with the dolphins.

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Tell; If looks could kill

 

 

Show: He suddenly stopped speaking as he noticed his wife, her face a subtle mask of controlled anger except for her eyes, from which emanated all the passion that was missing from her face. He paled as he realized what he had done.

 

 

Tell: She was burned out at this job.

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Tell: She was burned out at this job.

 

 

Show: Just one more year, and she wouldn't have to punch a clock, stamp another piece of sheet metal, or worry about being sent home. There was more to life than this.

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Tell: He swam with the dolphins.

 

 

Show: He jumped out of the boat joining the playful school of dolphins; grabbing a dorsal fin, he looked into its soft brown eye, and with a flick of its tail, both sailed through the ocean as acrobatic duos.

 

 

Tell: The temple was beautiful.

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Tell: The temple was beautiful.

 

 

Show: White marble columns gleamed in the morning sun. Light reflecting from the temple pools illuminated the intricate carvings etched in its stately form.

 

 

Tell: He travels through time.

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Tell: He travels through time.

 

 

Show: The swift brilliance of blue and white lights sped past his being until he reached the end tunnel that lead down a narrow path of still fragments of past time.

 

 

Tell: She was gorgeous.

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Tell: She was gorgeous.

 

 

.Show: From the flow of her lustrous hair, down the curve of her back, her entire form exuded grace and elegance. Her face shone with the inner beauty that was evident in her every move.

 

 

Tell: It was icy

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Tell: It was icy

 

 

Show: The glistening limbs bowed under their heavy burden as if giving homage to the performers skating on the frozen pond below.

 

 

Tell: The dog looked for his master.

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The aged canine searched diligently for his beloved boy. His golden ears drooping with the care and anxiety evident in his labored steps.

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She stiffened. Her glance quickly turned to the floor in front of her feet, and she swallowed hard.

 

 

Tell: He suddenly realized that he didn't know the way back to the hotel.

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Tell: He suddenly realized that he didn't know the way back to the hotel.

 

 

Show: A wave of panic rushed through him as he suddenly found himself surrounded by unknown buildings with no idea how to return to his hotel.

 

 

Tell: An object flew across the night sky.

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Tell: An object flew across the night sky.

 

 

Show: A brilliant light streaked through the star studded sky leaving a long white tail in its wake, and grew brighter as it reached the horizon.

 

 

Tell: His body was beaten beyond recognition.

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Wow, this one is morbid.

 

 

Tell: His body was beaten beyond recognition.

 

 

Show: His lifeless corpse lay draped across the porch. He might have been handsome, he might have been ugly. At this point, no one would ever know until they got a positive ID from someone who had seen him in life. His swollen, purple lips barely hid the stumps of his broken teeth and his cheeks looked like his mouth was full of cotton.

 

 

Tell: The child played quietly

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Tell: The child played quietly

 

 

Show: The only sound was soft breathing and an occasional giggle as the toddler sat on the plush carpet, enraptured by the toy in front of her.

 

 

Tell: The woodpecker pecked at a tree.

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Tell: The woodpecker pecked at a tree.

 

 

Show: Over and over, the woodpecker chiseled away the bark with his beak until insects were within reach.

 

 

Tell: He built a dollhouse.

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Tell: He built a dollhouse.

 

 

Show: With painstaking care, the woodworker pieced together the intricate design of the Victorian era dollhouse.

 

 

Tell: He studied for his test.

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Tell: He studied for his test.

 

 

Show: Larry gnawed on the end of his pencil while looking over chapter four of his calculus book; tomorrow could mean the difference between passing and failing the class.

 

 

Tell: The Sunrise was beautiful.

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Tell: The Sunrise was beautiful.

 

 

Show: Golden glow peaked over the horizon, rays reaching forward uncovered red and purple hues as the darkness retreated.

 

 

Tell: She painted the living room walls.

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Tell: She painted the living room walls.

 

 

Show: Mary pushed the roller across the living room wall covering it in a powder blue.

 

 

Tell: He couldn't remove the stain from the carpet.

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Tell: He couldn't remove the stain from the carpet.

 

 

Show: After all the scrubbing and rubbing the stain remained, staring back at him like red hallucination dots.

 

 

Tell: The subway was crowded.

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Tell: The subway was crowded.

 

 

Show: Packed as tightly as a new book of matches, and just as volatile, the subway patrons pressed in on each other.

 

 

Tell: He recited slam poetry.

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Tell: He recited slam poetry.

 

 

Show: Sweat rolled down the man's face as the patrons stared at the two men engaged in this battle of wits.

 

 

Tell: A woman clapped excitedly.

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Show: The sound pierced the hall and aroused the crowd. Suddenly there was a roar and her applause was magnified, rocking the room and startling the presentsation team.

 

 

Tell: The boy was worried about his mother's health.

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Tell: The boy was worried about his mother’s health.

 

 

Show: James paced back and forth near the foot of his mother's bed, unable to peel his eyes away from the IV catheter poking out from her arm.

 

 

Tell: The school board argued.

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