Not happy with the original version?
Oh, well spotted, Robert! That was only there for a few minutes, I think. How quickly Google caches things. I fell out with the original just after I posted and decided to rework it slightly into the version posted today... but did I make the right decision?
The original version has much stronger punchline, according to my opinion.
I like them both but the original punches better and is more creepy. Keep it up, the blog is hilarious.
i love them both!i just stumbled your way... i'm in love with your project!
I prefer the new version...
I also prefer the new version. It's the 'game' part that gets me. Wonderfully sinister!
I'm going to say... the newer one is better... the original is pretty good to, but I think you made the right choice!
Pretend or Family, I think they are synonymous.
the second version is much nicer. "strange lady" is too on the nose.
i think this one works much better.
I love the use of "the lady" here.
I love both!
I prefer the 'pretend' version by far. It keeps the simple sentence and content the real cards have. Although the original deals a harder punchline it is further removed from the parody subject.
you made the right choice, the new version is much more funny and reads better
I think the original was more in line with your usual posts. The beginnings you usually use sound like they could be the original wording then you change it up a little to be unpredictable, but this pretend one starts out sounding "fake" to me.
"It will be a little game" makes the new one the winner. It kicks it from eye-opening to mind-blowing, and your mind races to keep up with the possibilities. The old one ("...strange lady") is too vague to be effective I think.
I'm following this blog via Google Reader, which showed the original. Didn't notice the "new" one till now. I think the original one's a lot more interesting/creepy/sordid. Maybe I don't get the new one, why would the policeman care?
I prefer the "pretend" version.
I like this version better than the family one :D
Both are great. Can't you have both?
Second one is clearer. But I think they both cross the line because child abduction is just too serious. I hope you'll reconsider.
I Love the word "Pretend"...It has an awesome use!
I guess it's too late, but 'he wants us to make-believe for the German(s/ policeman)', would be much more offensive and therefore, funnier.Child abduction is sick, but the holocaust is much more sick, no?I'm kind of surprised there's none related to that so far actually.
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