two truths and a lie

Truth or Lie? Beds have been known to go up in flames around Courtney.


This story doesn’t make any more sense to me than it does to you. Suffice it to say I was sitting on the couch with my roommate, playing Super Monkeyball, when he sniffed and said, “Do you smell fire?” And I said, “Stop trying to distract me! I cannot be defeated by such pedestrian means!”

So we waited until I lost before turning around and looking, and sure enough, our roommate’s bed was in flames that reached the ceiling. Note: She had not been home all day, so this came as a mild surprise.

Luckily, we knew where the fire extinguisher was, so we raced to get it, and read the sign that said, “In case of fire, use hammer to break glass.” There was no hammer. We eventually improvised and saved the day, but not the bed.

Our best guess as to the cause was an electrical short in our roommate’s alarm clock.“

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