Fill in the Blank News

Because I’ve seen a few too many stories here where my immediate thought was “that sounds like a Fibbage question”, I figured “eh screw it, sounds like a fun forum game.”

Rules: Post a news story with a critical part blanked out. Everybody else, fill in the blank with your own idea for what goes in it.


NASA fixed a Mars rover that had gotten into trouble by _____.

Actual answer

hitting it with a shovel.

Good old percussive maintenance.

Enter your lies now.

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paying off Marvin the Martian to make a repair call … on the weekend.

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…paying off the judge.

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Paying for the wedding

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NASA fixed a Mars rover that had gotten into trouble by _____.

Sending Jessica Chastain to rescue Matt Damon.

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Thursday.

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using generous amounts of duct tape.

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Announcing the imminent collision of an asteroid with Earth that will wipe out all life.
Who’s worried about that Mars rover now?

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Fathering litters of rover mutts.

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Going 90 in a 45 zone.

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Droppo.

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the light of the silvery moon?

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NASA fixed a Mars rover that had gotten into trouble by _____.

Buying it its own Netflix password.

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I’m realizing that I don’t know how to prolong my own “Fill in the Blank News” thread since I don’t read enough news stories to share frequently enough.

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I’ll try to help you out with a story very tenuously related to MST3K and our beloved shirtless Mike Nelson.

Michael Flatley’s life story to be told in __________________

Article

Michael Flatley’s life story to be told in six-part drama series

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Topeka.

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Interpretive dance.

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Noh theater.

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Flipbook animation.

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Smell-O-Vision.

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