Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The Lord of the Clones - The Showdown Part 1

"The Cave's changed. I hear it in the kitchen. I taste it in the mead. I smell it in the air. The Dwarves are dragonless and bored. We shall go out and make some trouble."  Tassin, leader of the DCS.

Starring:
Ninja Cloner 
Alex J. Cavanaugh
Lord Baldernot (He Who Must Not Be Shaved)
Mark Koopmans
Lord Baldernot's Hair Knitters
Tassin, father of Sessin; Sessin, son of Tassin; Pancholin, grandson of Manolin and Milin, son of Carmelita
Judges
Jeffrey S. Hargett; Manolin, grandfather of Pancholin; Zenon, father of Tassin.
Guest Star
Jezebel
The Showdown - Part 1
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JUST IN CASE YOUTUBE DOESN'T OPEN FOR YOU.

REACTIONS:
NINJAS AMONG THE AUDIENCE...


DWARVES AMONG THE AUDIENCE...


THE JUDGES...


Meanwhile Sir Jeff manages to dig himself out of that mountain of gold in order to give a score,
and He Who Must Not Be Shaved warms up to blow your minds up and make the dance floor sparkle for real, please feel free to share in the comment section what score you give to the Ninja Cloner and his team.

to be continued...

NOTE FROM FATHER DRAGON: Thank you all for coming and a huge welcome to the new visitors. We're always glad to see new faces here. I hope you enjoy your stay while you keep basic safety measures. Don't feed the dwarves (tips in gummy bears are acceptable); don't drink Jezebel's punch (unless you wish wild hallucinations) and don't touch my virgin snacks. Dragon Hugs are given for free without previous warning!

PS. This was meant to be the last installment of the Lord of the Clones but Alex and Mark are too much awesomeness for the dwarves to have the whole Showdown done in one month. Alex and Mark deserve our best effort and so do you. Thank you very much for being here.

147 comments:

  1. Awed amazement.
    His high and Ninjaness promised bribes - but I haven't seen any yet. So he scores a five. But might get remarked - up or down later.
    And I love Jezebel's punch, and have a small truckload of gummy bears for hard working dwarves. (My own bribe to ensure access to that punch).

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    1. I bring clone machines for everyone! And a lifetime supply of Hot Tamales.

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    2. And here I thought Alex was above bribing, hahaha. No doubt a dragon can learn something new everyday too. I am starting to wonder if I'll get my own original cloning machine if give him high scores too. But Father Dragon is just an observer.

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  2. What an awesome job of this! Did the dwarves put this all together? I had a huge grin on my face while I watched the video. Fantastic choice of music and I can't wait for the next installment.
    P.S. In case you haven't noticed yet, Zenon is missing. I saw him earlier in the back seat of Jezebel's car...
    Bolitas!

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    1. It's amazing what dwarves with too much time in their hands can do. I'm glad it made you smile. Really glad. Hahaha, and I think Zenon deserves some joy in his life! Bolitas to you too and thanks for accepting the invitation.

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  3. I'm in the Clone king's army, and as a loyal subject follower, I vote 7.0 for the Ninja Captain. The outfit scores a few extra points. Black is a favorite color.

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    1. I've heard Dwarves are saying orange in Hawaiian shirts is the new black!
      Ninja Captain needs high scores, considering it is obvious this is not a fair competition.

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    2. Personally, I would give the Ninja Ninny -7.0, but that's just me [THIS COMMENT SPONSORED BY: Lord Baldernot Enterprises, Inc.]

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  4. Dude; I so needed this tonight!! My tears really are of mirth. I have to say though, I'm on team Baldernot; ya know, just cuz I luvs me some underdog. Well, and I can't admit I wear me jammies in public, at the disgrace of my daughter. As for the punch - bring it Babe. I have an infinite number of condoms . .

    Ooops; being escorted out. Just dipping my cup one last time.

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    1. So glad you enjoyed it! And dwarves are very glad you chose Baldernot's team. Everyone usually is with Captain Ninja and yet, he doesn't feel so confident about his fate with these little tricksters.
      Hey! come back, there is punch left! ;)

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    2. Donna, you are a hoot... a HOOT :)

      I could so see you grabbing that last cup and I do thank you for your support - public use of Jammies notwithstanding ;)

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  5. I just blew toast crumbs all over my laptop! Yeah watching while I eat my breakfast before heading out to work. Put me in a good mood, suspect I will be hearing the 'kung fu fighting' song all day in my head - thanks for that! I'll pass on the punch this early in the morning.

    Gotta be an 8 from me!

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    1. You're not the first that gets to hear "kung fu fighting" all day after seeing this. I'll tell the dwarves to go clean your screen. The least they can do. Thanks for coming!

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    2. Shall we rename the song, "Kung Fu Spewing :)

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  6. Hi Father Dragon - well you gathered them in - and what a great curtain raiser .. Some of us will need jezebel's punch for a good sleepover to be ready for the morrow - fantastic strip?! Very clever ... Scaling up - cheers before I fall over - Hilary

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    1. Glad seeing you here, Hilary! I do fear Jezebel's punch might cause some stripping. :)

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  7. Well done, Al!
    Are my clones allowed to vote?
    And Ninjas don't really dance, so that was a stunning display of acrobatic footwork. I also don't have to dance around small children, so Baldernot has another advantage.
    Crap, I just might be the underdog here...
    And tell Jeff I'm sending him a clone machine as well.

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    1. If you ask the dwarves, they'll say clones don't vote, but if I were you, I would have the clones come in disguise and then cast their scores. After all, there are ninjas in the audience as you can see up there. And I'm still waiting to see if Jeff will allow all those presents to affect his performance as a judge. Having been able to get anything out of him yet. Dragon can try and cast a vote if you get me a nice present, hahaha. :)

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    2. Alex, I can certainly use a clone machine. Such a device would enhance my existence immensely. Why, I'd be able to write and surf blogs all day every day! :)

      My score is pending, Great Dragon of fire. Leading the crowd's "hey, ho" chants and tucking gold coins in every spare pocket I have requires more time than I anticipated. :)

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    3. Dearest Mr. Hargett,

      Thanks for your help judging the votes, but be careful of any gifts containing Cavanaugh-produced cadeaus... especially if they are to be used for vote counting... you may be left with some dangling or hanging clones :)

      PS:In case I never said it, that beard of yours makes you look very judge-like

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    4. Hahaha, that dangling clones comment really made me laugh. You're a riot, Mark!

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    5. LOL, Myra always said the beard made me look "scruffy" so methinks you must be bribing by way of flattery. Judge Jeff's bribery tip #1: Flattery is most effective when accompanied by tangible bribes. (e.g., airline tickets to Hawaii.) But after my men's room encounter with the ninja army, you'll get at least a full point bonus if I don't encounter the notorious Hawaiian mafia preventing water closet access. :-)

      I dare not address anything that dangles, be it clones, chads or dwarves named Sessin. I'm just not THAT brave.

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  8. Father Dragon Al, you are the man. I'm beginning to think I've joined a load of nutters, but I'm one, too!
    I'm with the King of Clones who'll always get a 10. I'm a clone and nothing can be done for me.
    Kung Fu Fighting to awesome video. This is sanity? I love it!

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    1. You are totally right. At least in regards of this cave. Everyone is nuts. I'm sure Alex will be glad with another 10. Thanks for coming and be welcome to the Cave.

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  9. hahahaha
    Love it! :D

    10 for the Ninja Cloner! ..and my adorable dragon. ;)

    I was wondering when Mark, er, uh, Lord Baldernot was going to dance, er, uh, fight. Good to hear there's a part 2. :)

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    1. Thanks for the score, Melissa! Lord Baldernot is coming next. Glad you liked it!

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    2. Melissa, I always knew you were a classy lady and I, too, can't wait for me, er, Lord Baldernot's wonderful dance routine :)

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  10. LOL! That was cute. Looks like the ninja has a girlfriend. I give him a 10.

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    1. Well, she would be happy if Alex gives her one of his clones when this is over.

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  11. *carefully placing gummy bears on the ground*

    I'm glad I have a dry erase score card because I had to change my vote a couple of times. It started at a high six in the lower left corner but then it changed to an eight in the upper right corner for the Ninja Cloner once that funky beat kicked in, oh, and I may have taken a sip of that there punch. It's just so sparkly and delicious!

    Well done and so much fun!!

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    1. I think the Ninja did great but Dragon promised to be just an observer. The punch is delicious but one must be careful about the side-effects! Thank you for visiting, Elsie.

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  12. Oh great music for the videos. Awesome. As a Ninja Cloner follower I have to go with a 10.

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    1. Glad you liked the choice. Another 10 for the Ninjas!

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  13. If Ninja's dance, how would we know?

    I don't know what's happening here, I might have tried some punch before I read the disclaimer, but whatever it is, I vote for Alex!!!

    So much fun.
    Heather

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    1. It is the first time a ninja was caught up in video dancing. A historical event, and just here in the Cave. Just for that Alex deserves another 10.

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    2. I'm calling for a Recount... I think the punch is affecting the scoring... Jezabelllllllll.... :)

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    3. Mark - I'm sure Lord Baldernot can persuade Jezebel to bring more punch to his event... ;)

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  14. Well grandson, hic (damned punch) I was delighted with the Ninja dancing and will definitely give the Ninja Captain 11 points. I particularly like Kung Fu Fighting anyway. Now I have to go have a nap after all that punch. Oh, and Sir Jeff, I expect you to give an unbiased judgement. Bribes indeed. I am ashamed of you. Where's my cloning machine and hot tamales Alex?

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    1. Grandmother! You? It was those dwarves that tricked you into drinking it, right? 11 points! I'm not sure if the dwarves will add those points but I'll make sure they do. They are cheating enough already. And Sir Jeff's judgement is still to be heard. Not sure if it will be unbiased or not. I'm also waiting.

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    2. I'm completely unbiased and never discriminate. I treat every bribe equally.

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  15. Hey, jean here makes it 10 votes for the Ninja !!! Yes! as Jo said, bring on the cloning machine and the tamales!!! this is SERIOUS BUSINESS!

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    1. All claims upon bribes of machines and tamales must be addressed to Alex, who promised them. Thanks for coming!

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  16. Amazing. Your artwork is mesmerizing and so colorful. This blog is creativity central. I vote for the fantastical mind of Al Diaz.

    Lee
    Wrote By Rote
    An A to Z Co-host blog

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    1. Thank you, Arlee! So glad you visited and enjoyed the show. You're very kind.

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    2. HEAR!! HEAR!! Jolly well said, Arlee... I too vote for Al Diaz to win many creative awards now and in the future :)

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  17. Excellent and fun! Go Ninja!!! I give the Ninja a 9!

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    1. High scores keep coming. Thanks, Tyrean, glad to see you!

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  18. That jump in the air with legs in the Split Position.... let's just say I sucked in my breath on that one. I had no idea the Ninja Captain was so *flexible.* I am a bit envious. For that move alone, he gets a 10 from me.

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    1. They have to be flexible, Robin! Otherwise how would they do all those stunts the way they do? I imagine Alex spends at least four hours of his endless day just practicing. :)

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    2. Practicing my rear end... He's actually asleep on the keyboard, having visited 126,913 blogs this morning... :)

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  19. Adore the music! I'm giving this a 10 and looks like my vote is eleventh for The Captain... Wish I could see the second one before voting, even though I'm a sucker for Capt. Ninja!

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    1. It is more about giving scores, so you get to see both and judge. Thanks for coming!

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  20. My jaw has dropped in awe. Who knew the Ninja Captain could dance! Well, well done, Sir Dragon! :)

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    1. Thanks a lot, Sir David! Glad you came and enjoyed it. :)

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    2. Sir DPK, that's not dancing... Alex is Jammie-ing to the music :)

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  21. I'll have to cast my vote for the Ninja because of his stealth and cunning ways. And because he pays very well. Now excuse me while I go back to the punch bowl.

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    1. OMG, this will be a crazy party if everyone keeps drinking Jezebel's punch! But I'll make sure this vote counts as well! :)

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  22. Some funny stuff here, Mr. Dragon.

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    1. Did I make you smile??? Wow! That's a compliment!

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  23. That was highly amusing! Sounds like it's not over, but if it is, my vote (sorry Mark, but Alex is making me a linky list...) so I give him a 10. Jo - you can't give an 11, punch or no punch and now where's MY punch????
    Ninjas can SO dance. I just saw it. And it was amazing.
    Tina @ Life is Good
    A to Z Team @ Blogging From A to Z April Challenge 2014

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    1. Smart decision, Tina. I say Ninjas can dance in a way no one else can. Punch is near the purple dragons with white spots over there, dancing conga.

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    2. Tina, I am more than able to let this one slide - a linky list is a good bribe, er I mean gift :)

      Please come back though next time.. you will be amazed or your money back :)

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  24. While I prefer gummy bears to virgins (as a snack anyway), I'm gonna have to go with Ninja's cause Hot Tamales are the best!

    On the other hand, I'm just going to hold up this wall until the effects of the punch wears off, cause I'm kind of confused, or dizzy, or maybe both.

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    1. I have to agree with you. There's nothing better than Hot Tamales. Well maybe traditional enchiladas, hahaha. Be careful with the drinking, there's still Lord Baldernot's performance to come.

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  25. I love it! Some how I am seeing remnants of the Wizard of Oz. The red-so Dorothy, the green sheet, the gold-yes, we all want to walk that street. I have green sheets and red shoes-oops I just burst that bubble~
    Yes, I am Glinda~

    Ninjas always rule-just look at the fashion sense and yoga flexibility~
    10 stars from me~

    Al you rock-so fun! I needed this laugh- More punch please-what is in it? I thought one dwarf looked like a flying monkey!

    Mark, you still can bribe me-with Pineapple and Kona coffee~










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    1. No denying that ninjas' flexibility is awesome, but I guess that's a requirement of the job. Otherwise they wouldn't be able to disappear so quickly. Thanks for the visit and I'm really glad you enjoyed it. And no one knows what is in Jezebel's punch but hallucinations are guaranteed. Just try to dodge the flying dwarves!

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  26. This whole blog looks amazing. 10 points to the Ninja cloner for fashion sense & flexibility.

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    1. Thank you very much, Nicki. Another high score for the Ninja Cloner!

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  27. I like it all. Any post that makes me laugh and smile- 10. But I am a bit partial to the Ninja. :)

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    1. Who isn't? But then again, I think charm is part of ninjutsu, isn't it?

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  28. You're so funny, and I love all the pictures - bright and vivid, you made all the characters come to life. Now what's this about the hobbit being a dragon snack? For shame!

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    1. I honestly don't know where the hobbit came from. He must have sneaked in with the dwarves. But I won't eat that hobbit...unless he tries to steal my treasure.

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  29. LOL...that was awesome, Al! Very well done! :)

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    1. Glad you liked it, Mark, and glad to see you again.

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  30. That was so cool! 10 for the Ninja!

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    1. I wonder why he thought he wouldn't have high scores. Thanks, Sherry.

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  31. That was amazing! I really want to see Alex do that jump split!! :)

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    1. And to think he had not warmed up for that. :)

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  32. So much awesomeness here cloning around. Go ninja, go dragon, you the bestest,

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    1. Thank you very much! And be welcome to the dragon cave!

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  33. Those are some fabulous dance moves! I say 10. And here is a gummy bear for the dwarves. http://youtu.be/astISOttCQ0

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    1. Hahaha, now THAT is a gummy bear dwarves didn't expect to see. Thanks for the chuckle!

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  34. Okay, the tamales won me over. My vote is for Alex.

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    1. Bribing works every time. Another score for the Ninja.

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  35. Okay pure awesome. I give Alex a 9.5 for those awesome moves. Leaving a .5 in case Baldernot pulls something out.

    Brandon Ax: Writer's Storm

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    1. Very wise, Brandon. I can just imagine what Lord Baldernot will come up with after this display of flexibility. Thanks for coming!

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  36. I am in awe. That was fantastic! What marvelous moves Alex has, but one wouldn't expect less from a ninja!

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    1. And one as devoted as him, I must add. I think ninjas can dance!

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  37. I'm with Melissa - 10 for the Ninjas!!! And for the great laughs :)

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    1. Happy you enjoyed the show. Another 10 for Ninja Army. Thanks for the visit!

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  38. Awesome! If there's to be more, I'm holding off on scoring and waiting until the final-fanal curtain descends (but right now, I'd given the ninjas an awesome 10!). :))

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    1. Very happy to see you here, Catherine. Thanks for the score and for the visit! Yes, there's still more to come. Some Irish-Hawaiian awesomeness. :)

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  39. I will be back for individual replies, but must not miss my weekly episode of The Shining.

    Please do not tell He of the Black Jammies, but I laughed out loud watching this, Al!!!

    You are fantastic, creative and although it hurts to say... Jammies Boy does actually pull a few amazing dance moves...

    ... but just wait until you see what Lord Baldernot has under his green sleeve :)

    (Whispers to Al... do I have anything under my sleeve... if not, I'll go to the store and buy some vitamins :)

    **THANKS** :)

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    1. Hahaha, I laughed a lot watching the rehearsals (just between you and me). Yes, the Ninja looked good, one can't deny that. Dwarves told me Lord Baldernot will not allow the Ninja to take all the glory and there are whispers about amazing versatility. I guess you'll surprise us next! (But the vitamins won't hurt, I think.) ;)

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  40. I had to come back and watch it again! Well, I had to come back and check on Jezebel, too... ;)

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    1. Jezebel's punch is such an irresistible temptation! I'm amazed that people still wants to try it in spite of fair warnings. No wonder anymore why dwarves became so addicted to it. And here I thought it was just all about the fascination for the gorgeous maker. I would ask for the recipe but I would rather not know. Dwarves say it is better than vitamins.

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  41. The pure beauty of the Ninja = top grades from here. Me thinks some underhanded attempts to influence votes may have occurred or perhaps it Jezebel's libation.

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    1. I think it's a combination of both. But whether the ninja wins or not, he definitively rocked!

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  42. Alas, the time has come for Sir...uh, Judge Jeff to score the ninja performance. I began with an 8 simply because my eyes glimpsed a real live ninja. I then had bump it to 9 when everybody was kung fu fighting. Come afternoon, I had to subtract a point because I was STILL singing that song! Alex promised me a clone machine, but I can't in good conscience up his grade until I receive said promised device.

    All the internal wrangling made me thirsty, but that punch had a kung-fu kick and my 8 somehow ended up a 9. And then Tassin and Pancholin promised me their weight in gold (and all my missing left socks) for a two-point deduction. I need my socks, so 7 it was...until an army of black-clad figures encircled me outside the men's room. They demanded the two points be reinstated or I'd be mistaken as Lord Baldernot's twin. I'm old and rather fond of what little hair tarries atop me.

    Jo, Grandmother of Dragons then scolded me for succumbing to bribes and threats. She reminded me of the integrity expected of noble knights. I then emptied the gold from my pockets, poured out my punch, hired a few bodyguards and raised my score card...

    Judge Jeff hereby awards Team Ninja a well-deserved EIGHT.

    And I shall now patiently wait for Lord Baldernot's amazing performance. Well, maybe not THAT patiently. :)

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    1. Uh, Jeff...didn't you notice that now all your RIGHT socks are missing?

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    2. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. I am wondering now if it is not Jezebel's enticing the dwarves to be naughty. I hope you have some savings somewhere to buy more socks, Jeff. My insurance only covers for missing limbs, not missing socks.

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    3. I am delighted you are renewing my faith in your integrity Sir Jeff the judge. I think you will find some of your socks went missing because they are full of that gold you acquired. A judge is at least worthy of his hire. You may accept a cloning machine and some hot tamales from The Ninja. What is Sir Baldernot offering, I have not heard of anything.

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    4. The clone machine is in the mail!!!

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    5. Jo, be careful of that Clone Machine... me thinks it itself is a copy :) And to answer your question, the Lord Baldernot is offering free hula dances (coconut bra and grass skirt both supplied - and both fairly new :)

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    6. dearest one, Mr. Hargett...I am not calling from the European Lottery to tell you that you have won the unclaimed $25 Million.

      However, should the judging for Lord Baldernot be somehow larger than say an eight, well you shall receive a lifetime supply of Baldernator-approved hair cream.

      (And, perhaps I can send you a life-size plastic mold of Lord Baldernot's cranium.

      Madame Twosalad's is a personal friend... and she offers you LB or Justin Bieber... your choice :)

      [Sighs magnanimously].... "Ahh, it's good to be the Bald One."

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    7. I'm sure the Hair Knitters woul love the life-size plastic mold of Lord Baldernot's cranium. They might start some type of cult that involves Jezebel's punch as well.
      Madame Twosalad's? No kidding? I wonder how much it would cost an effigy of my dragon self.

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    8. Well, Mark, if you were calling me from the European Lottery telling me that I'd won the unclaimed $25 million (and were in fact correct) then this competition would be over immediately. The clones would have a new Lord and I would be chilling on some tropical island's beach.

      Now... about that hair cream...

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  43. Alex Ninja all the way! I don't care if I am late...my perogative:) I got transfixed by the psychedelic ways of the Ninja. Can you really do those splits?

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  44. Um *buttoning shirt back up*, I'm late because I was busy with the brown dwarf, Pancholin. I give him a 10++.

    xoRobyn

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    1. I thought that was you!!! (I saw someone giggling and eating some chocolate :)

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    2. Well, well, well, it seems Pancholin is learning to get rid of his inhibitions of last year and possibly got a girlfriend! I'll keep the 10 for Lord Baldenot's team.

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  45. You've really outdone yourself, Father Dragon! Between your magnificent artwork, and funny dialogue, not to mention the bevy of beefcakes, it's hard to decide who to vote for. In the end I must choose the Mighty Ninja!

    Julie

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    1. Please, there is no need to call me a bevy of beefcakes... I just try to keep myself trim.

      (Al whispers...)

      ...Oh....

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    2. Mighty Ninja needs scores. The dwarves will take the chance to take votes for single points. Thanks for coming Julie!!

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  46. This was rather amusing as I am still smiling. Alex the ninja possessed some powerful moves as he danced around to the music grove. Well, you know ninja's are quick on their feet as they can go from here to there in split seconds.

    Let me see in my crystal ball..POOF..ah yes, I see a 10 is waiting for the Ninja Captain..NOW, with a bit of cloning and a bribe I foresee all the votes swaying your way. haha..well done this was
    such fun.

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    1. It's raining 10's for the Captain and he didn't start so well. Ninja team will appreciate this. Thanks for the visit and glad you enjoyed it!

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  47. I laughed out loud at this. Classic! I give the Ninja a perfect 10. Lord Baldernot has a tough job ahead of him but I have a feeling this is going to go down to the wire.
    Brilliant, Al!

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    1. Lord Baldernot is not impressed and the dwarves say you've not seen anything yet. Keep that score card at hand for next installment.
      Thanks for coming. I am so glad you enjoyed it!

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  48. I'm late! Sorry. And WHAT?!? I'm supposed to vote on one side before I see the other. No no no. No Olympic rules here. I reserve judgement until I see both performances. (Although I'll admit Ninja's bust some moves.)

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    1. Hahaha, it's because Olympic rules allow one person to score both competitors. Otherwise you can only vote for one. Yes, the ninja surprised a few. ;)
      Thanks for coming, LD!

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    2. LD: You get several bonus brownie points AND my daily bottle of Awesome Sauce :)

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  49. Strong showing for the Ninja party. looking forward to seeing what Mark brings to the dance floor.

    mood
    Moody Writing

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    1. Oh, yes, they say you haven't seen anything yet if you haven't seen The Shining on the dancefloor. Lord Baldernot is ready to shine.

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  50. Al you are wise and brilliant, and where does that leave us?
    Ninja 10, Ninja 10 - commiserations to that man with the coconuts.

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    1. Thank you, Fanny. Very glad you liked it.
      You haven't seen the coconut man yet! Wait and then you'll judge. :)

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    2. The Coconut Man !!!!!! (I am speechless.... look >>>>> ______________________ :)

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  51. I do hope Jezebel keeps the punch flowing, I thought it was self sustaining. As a dragon's grandmother, I find it just keeps me pleasantly tipsy which is more than can be said for those drunken dwarves and, I am sad to say, the same can be said for Sir Jeff too.

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    1. Bwahaha! She will, Jo. She will. And the dwarves are tying knots in all of Sir Jeff's socks.

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    2. Oh dear, poor Sir Jeff.

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    3. Grandmother Dragon, dwarves are used to drink like Cossaks, or worse. It is just in their nature. Dogs bark, dragons spit fire and dwarves drink (and flirt). Now about Sir Jeff, I think the merriment of being surrounded by gold and so much attention got to his head faster than the punch. I wouldn't be surprised if he ends up in the dance floor too.

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    4. Sounds like it's time to put on my my my my my boogie shoes and dance the night away in the disco inferno.

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    5. Sir Dashing Jeff: Really? Did you have to go there... :) The visual.... the visual [falls over]

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  52. I am totally cracking up. Best video to wipe out a stressful work day. Ten for the Ninjas! Now I'll have the song going through my head for days.

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    1. So very glad you enjoyed it! And don't worry. You are not the only one, but it is a cool song, hahaha. THanks for the visit!

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  53. I knew the Ninja Captain was talented but I had no idea he could bust moves like that!! I'm giving the Ninjas a solid 9. I can't wait to see the next installment. Oh, and thanks for putting that song in my head...

    Jen

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    1. Never late to offer scores. Ninja did so well. Many thanks for coming!

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  54. It didn't occur to me til this morning, but the Ninja Captain is offering cloning machines and one can use these to clone Jezebel's punch. That means I will never run out.

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    1. Jezebel's bottles are magical. They keep refilling themselves if she wishes to. Don't worry about it, grandmother. The real concern here is the aftereffects!

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  55. I'm pleading the fifth, laughing my butt off, and waiting for my free hugs.

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    1. Big Dragon Hugs available at any time for you, Elizabeth! Hope you cast a vote when you have seen both!

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  56. That's ROCKIN! I'll be mostly giggling into my green tea all afternoon! :)

    shahwharton.com

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    1. Delighted that you enjoyed it so much! Thanks for coming!

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  57. Oh my GAWD! I had no idea the Ninja Captain had moves like that! And to Kung-Fu fighting no less? He's getting a 10 ten from me, and I haven't even tried the punch yet. Is there any even left? :( Eva

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    1. We are never short of Jezebel's punch in this cave, that is for sure. Quite a high score for the ninja. Thanks for coming!

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  58. At first, I was like, "What the?!?!?" And then I read the comic, the video...pretty fantastic! Great post guys.

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