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Six-Word Sci-Fi: A Story Set in a World Without Paper

https://www.wired.com/story/six-word-sci-fi-world-without-paper/


I KEEP LOSING AT ROCK SCISSORS.

—Anna Jaruga via Facebook


Honorable Mentions:

The dog ate my memory cards. —Irfan Darian via Facebook

Honey, pass me the news tile. —@rainreider via Twitter

These leaves would have to do. —@eliporteraltic via Twitter

Christmas morning was never a surprise. —@tony32938627 via Twitter

I wrote it on the fridge. —@apocryphal_x via Twitter

Museum reports theft of toilet paper. —@joostdouma via Twitter

The pen is no longer mightier. —@mdeziel via Twitter

Police say no note was uploaded. —@cwyant via Instagram


Each month we publish a six-word story—and it could be written by you. Watch for the next assignment on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, along with #WiredBackpage.

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