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A Museum Trip

“So, if it’s called a TP why is it spelled like that?” asked Promila pointing to the sign hung in front of the Early Americans’ exhibit. “Because it’s always been spelled like that,” answered the already harried guide, hurrying to the next exhibit before she can ask another question.

**An hour later**

A good number of us are looking at an Oriental Antique trunk when we hear a loud crash behind us.

“That’s an ancient chair, you weren’t meant to sit on it,” said the guide in a high pitched voice, looking like he’s about to faint.

Needless to say, I don’t think we are ever gonna be welcomed to that museum again.


The photo prompt has been given by Renee Heath at the Friday Fictioneers hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. The word prompt (Trunk) has been given on Six Sentence Stories at Girlie On The Edge hosted by Denise Farley.

30 responses to “A Museum Trip”

  1. That would be disastrous! But I’m sure it’s happened. Good use of the cue

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      Bernadette Braganza

      Well, I’m just happy that the museum had those chairs insured

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  2. Oh dear! Some visits are just like that, aren’t they?

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    1. Bernadette Braganza Avatar
      Bernadette Braganza

      Yes, especially with her!

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  3. I can feel the guide’s pain.

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      Bernadette Braganza

      I guess next time we should use the recorded guided sessions instead of the human one

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  4. It does happen, no matter how careful patrons are. That’s what insurance is for.

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      Bernadette Braganza

      Yes, thankfully!

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    1. Bernadette Braganza Avatar
      Bernadette Braganza

      I know 😦

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  5. I don’t think I could ever be a museum guide! What you describe in your 6 would be my worst nightmare come true lol Better job for someone who doesn’t think “what if…” lol

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      Bernadette Braganza

      Well, maybe if our guide was a ‘what if…’ person, he’d have expected it (& been prepared)

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  6. Poor guide! He should have mentioned that in the beginning – exhibits not to be touched and not to be sat down in.

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      Bernadette Braganza

      Well he may have… I can’t seem to remember (we missed the first 15 minutes due to heavy traffic)

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  7. Ach, now that would be a serious loss to history.

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      Bernadette Braganza

      True that.

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  8. A very interesting take on the prompt. Well written.

    gramswisewords.blogspot.com

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    1. Bernadette Braganza Avatar
      Bernadette Braganza

      Thanks Marian 🙂

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  9. Not a very well-prepared guide!

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    1. Bernadette Braganza Avatar
      Bernadette Braganza

      Hmmm… Maybe he’s never met someone like my friend before

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  10. Uh-oh. Sounds like that child needs a bit of firm direction.

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      Bernadette Braganza

      Actually she is almost 30 🙂

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      1. Oy, Old enough to know better!

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  11. “And that will be $2,349,300.59 for the priceless artifact. Would you will want to pay for it with Visa or MasterCharge?”
    lol
    fun Six

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    1. Bernadette Braganza Avatar
      Bernadette Braganza

      Neither, I have RuPay :p Or maybe I’ll take the option of running.

      (RuPay is a card used mainly in India)

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  12. Pity! Of course, they won’t be welcome again.

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      Bernadette Braganza

      I’m pretty sure of that too

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  13. That’s too funny. I can see it, some people are like that, a real pain for the guide.

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      Bernadette Braganza

      It was a pity. That Oriental Box did seem very interesting.

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