Sunday, April 2, 2017
Day 8: A strange telephone call
So, the egg somehow managed to call The Herald-Dispatch newsroom today. The conversation follows:
EGG: *snickers* "Sooooo guess who this is?!?!"
HD: "I have no idea, sir. How can I help you?"
EGG: "Well, are you running some kind of contest right now?" *more snickering*
HD: "Umm, yes, sir. We are running a Easter Egg Treasure Hunt contest. A new clue runs each day in the Classifieds section."
EGG: *LOUD laughing* "Has NO ONE found the egg?"
HD: "No, sir, no one has called to say they have found the egg."
EGG: "You are CRACKING ME UP!"
HD: "Excuse me?"
EGG: "I'm the EGG!"
HD: "Ummm, well, that's interesting. How in the world are you calling.."
EGG: *interrupts* "Listen, I don't have much time for chit-chat. Are you SURE people are looking for me?"
HD: "Yes, sir, we have had a few calls and emails from readers who say they are hunting."
EGG: "And are you SURE those clues are getting published every day?"
HD: "Yes, we are publishing them every day."
EGG: "And readers know I'm worth $1,000?"
HD: "Yes, we have mentioned that."
EGG: "PLEASE make sure someone finds me! I'm tired of the on-again, off-again rain. And I'm lonely. And I don't like the dark at night. And there are these BIRDS that I think you should get an investigative reporter to look into. There's something shady about them that I can't put my finger on..."
HD: "Umm, sir, you are an egg, you have no fingers."
EGG: *silence* "Just make sure someone finds me." *click*
So, apparently, the egg has an odd sense of humor.
Anyhow, please SEND US PHOTOS OF YOUR HUNT to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to give first and last names of everyone in the photo.
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Posted by Online at 4/02/2017