Shannon Stacey

More DG help from the peanut gallery

The Short Kid doesn’t have quite the plot-problemsolving savvy that the Tall Kid does, but he doesn’t like being left out of the action. What can he do? Try to convince me that Devlin Group needs a gun like this. (And maybe a cool camouflage wristband, too?)

He was a little disappointed when I very gently pointed out that a Nerf gun probably wasn’t the most efficient weapon to take into a gunfight, but the Stacey inability to ever be wrong give up didn’t skip over the short one.

Modifications were discussed at length.

Needles inserted down the center of the dart that released a deadly poison upon puncturing the target.

Injecting the foam body of the dart with a liquid explosive that blows up on contact.

A tiny microchip on the surface of the dart’s suction cup that would be deposited on the target and then spontaneously combust.

I’m not sure what they decided on because I went to make supper and left them to it. But considering how often I get shot in the butt, I think I should start paying more attention to the darts.

4 comments to “More DG help from the peanut gallery”

  1. Annmarie
      · January 26th, 2010 at 5:32 pm · Link

    He has a future with the military. The Pentagon needs more planners and strategists like the SK. I am considering offering my services to the Pentagon based on my iTouch puzzle app skills.

  2. Patti
      · January 26th, 2010 at 10:17 pm · Link

    Men, always thinking.

  3. Aunt Dori
      · January 26th, 2010 at 11:51 pm · Link

    Just before Christmas I had 3 grandsons here with Nerf guns.I saw them setting all the little people on top of all my Christmas cottages.When asked what they thought they were doing they replied”They are snipers and we HAVE to shoot them”

  4. Shannon
      · January 26th, 2010 at 11:59 pm · Link

    Nerf guns and Christmas are a menace! I think, after I undecorated it and took it apart, I shook at least a dozen Nerf darts out of it. I’m surprised my glass ornaments survived!

    And of course they HAD to shoot them—they’re snipers! :)

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