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Dudeons
2014-02-14, 11:01 PM
Has anybody read the book, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, or seen one of those DirectTV commercials? In both of examples, they use the 'slippery slope' fallacy to tell a story. Basically, this fallacy goes something like this.

'If people ban porn magazines, people will start banning other forms of literature. When people start banning other forms of literature, people will become uneducated. When people become uneducated, the economy will suffer. If the economy suffers, crime will run rampant. If crime runs rampant, your children will join the Mafia. And if your children join the Mafia, your children will pop caps on you. Don't let your children pop caps on you, so leave the porn industry alone.'

We're going to tell a story like this. The first poster will set a number of posts that the story should go on for, and then gives a prompt (If your computer breaks down, you will leave your room). Then the next poster continues off of that (If you leave your room, you trip over your little brother's Lego collection) and so on until the last poster finishes the story, gives their own story prompt and post count, and so on. This story will go for 15 posts, including this one.

If you go to the doctor, you will be stuck in the waiting room.

@V: Yes, you did. Glad to see the first post come in so quickly!

BasketOfPuppies
2014-02-14, 11:03 PM
If you wait in the waiting room, you will have time to think.

(Did I do this right?)

Jormengand
2014-02-15, 08:20 PM
If you have time to think, you will realise that reality as we know it is a lie.

Orm-Embar
2014-02-16, 08:27 AM
Once you realize reality as we know it is a lie, you will stop pretending to care about work, school and other people.

Meph
2014-02-16, 11:47 AM
Once you stop pretending to care about work, school and other people, you will see if they actually care about you.

BasketOfPuppies
2014-02-16, 01:13 PM
When you see if they actually care about you, you learn that hey don't actually care about you.

deathsli'helper
2014-02-16, 02:53 PM
When you realize they dont care about you, you become a villian out of spite

Socksy
2014-02-16, 04:19 PM
When you become a villain out of spite, heroes will try to defeat you.

Lord Ruby34
2014-02-16, 04:39 PM
When Heroes try to defeat you, you start to ham it up.

ts20fan
2014-02-16, 05:10 PM
When you start to ham it up, you hurt yourself.

Arkhosia
2014-02-17, 12:45 AM
When you hurt yourself, you get an addiction to painkillers.

Blue Ghost
2014-02-17, 01:47 AM
When you're a villain with an addiction to painkillers, you overdose on painkillers and become a maniacal undead that's immune to pain.

BasketOfPuppies
2014-02-17, 11:11 AM
When you're a maniacal undead that's immune to pain, you take things a bit too far.

Jormengand
2014-02-17, 02:58 PM
When you're a maniacal undead that's immune to pain, you take things a bit too far.

When you start to take things too far, you might use the slippery slope fallacy to justify your actions.

Duck999
2014-02-17, 03:35 PM
Don't use slippery slope fallacy to justify your actions, don't go to the doctor.

I believe I start the next, if not, ignore this.

If you hate the GiantITP community, they won't love you.

(16 posts)

Zweisteine
2014-02-17, 05:02 PM
If the Giantitp community doesn't love you, they'll treat you with indifference.

ts20fan
2014-02-17, 06:34 PM
If they treat you with indifference, you will try to get their attention.

BasketOfPuppies
2014-02-17, 08:59 PM
If you try to get their attention, you do something you regret.

Arkhosia
2014-02-17, 11:00 PM
If you do something you regret, you binge drink.

Zaydos
2014-02-18, 12:08 AM
If you binge drink you wake up somewhere you've never been before wearing clothes you've never seen before.

ts20fan
2014-02-18, 03:14 PM
If you wake up somewhere you've never been before wearing clothes you've never seen before, you're in Las Vegas.

Lord Ruby34
2014-02-18, 03:25 PM
When you're in Las Vegas, you start to gamble.

Blue Ghost
2014-02-18, 03:42 PM
When you gamble, you lose all your money and are forced to put your soul on the line.

HypoSoc
2014-02-19, 05:04 PM
When you put the soul on the line, clergymen try to get you to see the errors of your ways.

Orm-Embar
2014-02-20, 03:21 PM
11/16

When you see the error of your ways, you will probably be paralyzed with guilt and remorse, and despair utterly of ever making it up to the GitP community.

Zweisteine
2014-02-21, 10:51 PM
12/16

When you despair utterly of ever making it up to the GitP community, you take a break from the internet.
Please make that lead to "you go outside..."

Alternatively, you start wondering what you are trying to make up the GitP community...

Dudeons
2014-02-22, 08:24 AM
When you take a break from the internet, all your favorite webcomics update without your knowledge.

Dire Moose
2014-02-22, 05:44 PM
When all your favorite webcomics update without your knowledge, people start spoiling them for you.

JBPuffin
2014-02-23, 01:03 PM
When people start spoiling them for you, you punch them in the groin.

Zweisteine
2014-02-23, 02:43 PM
You don't want to punch people in the groin, so don't hate the Giant in the Playground Community.

I suggest heading each post with the number in the current story, to lower chances of a miscount.

This one will go to 10.

1/10
If you go to space, you'll see Earth far below you.

Duck999
2014-02-23, 06:54 PM
2/10
If you see the Earth far below you, you will see how big everything is.

Zaydos
2014-02-23, 07:28 PM
3/10

If you see how big everything is you'll realize how small you are.

Lord Ruby34
2014-02-23, 07:35 PM
4/10

When you realize how small you are, you try to get bigger.

JBPuffin
2014-02-23, 08:26 PM
5/10

When you try to get bigger, you purchase steroids.

HypoSoc
2014-02-23, 08:53 PM
6/10
When you purchase steroids, you get barred from sports.

Dudeons
2014-02-23, 09:04 PM
7/10

When you get barred from sports, someone new has to replace you.

Orm-Embar
2014-02-24, 05:45 PM
8/10

When someone new has to replace you, you've let down the team and they'll be very disappointed in you.

ts20fan
2014-02-25, 03:14 PM
9/10

When you've let down the team and they're very disappointed in you, you get a job at a zoo looking at cats all day to feel better.

BasketOfPuppies
2014-02-25, 06:41 PM
10/10

When you look at cats all day to feel better, you get mauled by a tiger.

Don't get mauled by a tiger, Don't go to space.

(12 posts) If you eat the last slice of cake, you'll feel fat.

Duck999
2014-02-25, 09:35 PM
2/12

If you feel fat, you will want to leave your computer to exercise.

Dudeons
2014-02-25, 09:37 PM
3/12

If you start exercising, people will think you're trying to be tough.

ts20fan
2014-02-26, 10:12 PM
4/12

If people think you're trying to be tough, they want to see how tough.

(sounds like the commercial...)

Lord Ruby34
2014-02-27, 07:41 AM
5/12

When they want to see how tough, you end up in a mixed martial arts tournament... To the death.

Dire Moose
2014-02-27, 01:50 PM
6/12

If you end up in a mixed martial arts tournament to the death, you die.

(I really can't see how we're going to make it to 12 now...)

Zaydos
2014-02-27, 01:52 PM
7/12

When you die a demon will offer you the chance at revival in exchange for being a demonic general.

ts20fan
2014-02-27, 02:52 PM
8/12

When a demon offers you the chance at revival in exchange for being a demonic general, you accept, then kill the demon.

Passive Pete
2014-02-27, 05:35 PM
9/10

When you kill a demon, it's 10,000 demonic followers chase you.

Duck999
2014-02-27, 09:58 PM
When 10,000 demonic followers chase you, you get stuck in hell.
Don't get stuck in hell, don't eat the last slice of cake.

(13 posts)
If you make a 13 post story, you feel unlucky.

Zaydos
2014-02-27, 10:11 PM
2/13

If you feel unlucky, you start trying to counteract your bad luck in ways like Ichabod Crane.

ts20fan
2014-03-01, 03:30 PM
3/13

When you start trying to counteract your bad luck in ways like Ichabod Crane, you end up like Ichabod Crane.

HypoSoc
2014-03-02, 01:26 AM
4/13
When you end up like Ichabod Crane, people make a tv show about you.

Orm-Embar
2014-03-05, 11:11 AM
5/13

When they make a TV show about you, they get everything wrong.

Dudeons
2014-03-05, 11:21 AM
When they get everything wrong, people stop watching your show and watch My Little Pony instead.

6/13

Beldernae
2014-03-05, 03:01 PM
7/13

when everyone goes to watch mlp, bronies become mainstream

Dire Moose
2014-03-06, 01:40 PM
8/13

When bronies become mainstream, hipster bronies get violent.

Dallas-Dakota
2014-03-06, 02:16 PM
When hipster bronies become violent, people will dislike them even more.

9/13

HypoSoc
2014-03-06, 10:16 PM
10/13
When people dislike things more, a miasma of hate and despair arises.

ts20fan
2014-03-07, 11:16 AM
11/13

When a miasma of hate and despair arises, you eat ice cream.

Dudeons
2014-03-07, 12:03 PM
When you eat ice cream, your weight goes up.

12/13

Targ Collective
2014-03-15, 12:58 AM
When your weight goes up, you feel depressed. Don't feel depressed - don't make a thirteen post story.

1/20

If you have friendly contact with an Evil Outsider you may become a Blackguard.

BasketOfPuppies
2014-03-15, 11:44 AM
2/20

When you become a Blackguard the rest of the party distrusts you

Zaydos
2014-03-15, 12:27 PM
3/20

When the party distrusts you you begin to plot against them.

HypoSoc
2014-03-15, 11:34 PM
4/20

When you plot against people, they die.

Dudeons
2014-03-16, 09:29 AM
When people die, their gods are annoyed.

5/20

Targ Collective
2014-03-16, 12:47 PM
When their gods are annoyed they strip you of your Paladin powers. (Reads script) Oh, BLACKGUARD. Um. They take out divine retribution against you, maybe.

ts20fan
2014-03-16, 07:52 PM
7/10

When gods maybe take out divine retribution against you, you get paranoid whether they will do it or not.

HypoSoc
2014-03-16, 09:10 PM
8/10
When you get paranoid, you get really stressed.

BasketOfPuppies
2014-03-16, 09:38 PM
9/20(actually)

When you get stressed, your life takes a turn for the worse.

Targ Collective
2014-03-16, 10:34 PM
When your life takes a turn for the worse you lose faith in the Dark Side, repent, and become a Paladin again. (Just for a change let's have an upbeat one.)

Nilehus
2014-03-17, 02:50 AM
I can work with it.

When you repent, you're still shunned and hated by those you've wronged.

Dallas-Dakota
2014-03-17, 08:24 AM
12/20


When you're still shunned and hated by those you've wronged, you turn into a bitter person.

ts20fan
2014-03-17, 03:16 PM
13/20

When you turn into a bitter person, you are very basic.

Nilehus
2014-03-17, 05:09 PM
14/20

When you're basic, you're not acidic.

Dire Moose
2014-03-17, 07:10 PM
15/20

When you're not acidic or basic, you must be a water elemental.

HypoSoc
2014-03-17, 07:11 PM
15/20
When you are not acidic, you fail at all attempts to create salt from metal.

Orm-Embar
2014-03-18, 06:43 PM
16/20

When you fail at all attempts to make salt from metal, you may decide to play metal guitar instead.

Nilehus
2014-03-18, 07:19 PM
17/20

When you decide to play metal guitar, you may decide to grow your hair out really long.

Targ Collective
2014-03-18, 08:43 PM
18/20

When you grow your hair out really long people will compliment you on your rockin' hairstyle.

(Because they don't all have to be downbeat, that's why.)

Dallas-Dakota
2014-03-19, 06:38 AM
19/20
When people will compliment you on your rockin' hairstyle you will also get lots of free beer.

D20ragon
2014-03-19, 06:52 AM
20/20
When you get lots of free bear all you are happy. Be happy! Have friendly contact with an evil outsider.

1/15
When you pet a cat, the cat will purr (mostly).

Dudeons
2014-03-19, 07:48 AM
When the cat purrs, a squad of kittens are summoned.

ts20fan
2014-03-20, 01:57 PM
When a squad of kittens are summoned, you have to pet them all.

BasketOfPuppies
2014-03-20, 05:15 PM
4/15

When you have to pet them all, your lifestyle suffers.

Targ Collective
2014-03-20, 06:16 PM
5/15

When your lifestyle suffers like that you might turn into an OLD MAD CAT LADY or OLD MAD CAT GENTLEMAN.

ElBeardo
2014-03-20, 10:58 PM
6/15

When you turn into a cat lady/gentleman, people start to believe you are a Witch/Warlock.

Zaydos
2014-03-21, 01:03 AM
7/15

When people think you are a witch/warlock they accuse you of turning them into newts.

Dallas-Dakota
2014-03-21, 06:40 AM
7/15

When people think you are a witch/warlock they accuse you of turning them into newts.
8/15

When you're accused of turning people into newts, you will be put on to a witches trial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrzMhU_4m-g).

Targ Collective
2014-03-31, 10:16 PM
When you are put on a witches' trial, they're usually fixed so you either die (not a witch) or live (a witch) so you're probably in trouble.

Dire Moose
2014-04-05, 11:02 AM
10/15

Assuming you don't die, you will discover that you are a witch.

Ionathus
2014-04-05, 10:07 PM
11/15

If you discover you are a witch, you go to Hogwarts.

Targ Collective
2014-04-05, 10:32 PM
Interesting. Let's try for another upbeat one then.

If you go to Hogwarts, you discover ULTIMATE ARCANE POWER!!!!!

BasketOfPuppies
2014-04-05, 11:33 PM
13/15

If you discover ULTIMATE ARCANE POWER!!!!! you become corrupted by said ULTIMATE ARCANE POWER!!!!!

Dire Moose
2014-04-06, 12:05 AM
14/15 If you become corrupted by ULTIMATE ARCANE POWER!! you will attempt to take over the universe.

ts20fan
2014-04-09, 06:23 PM
15/15

If you attempt to take over the universe, the Avengers will stop you.

Don't pet a cat, don't get stopped by the Avengers.

1/8

When you revive a thread, you hope you don't regret it.

Targ Collective
2014-05-20, 09:25 PM
2/8 If you don't regret reviving a thread, Good Times Ensue.

Kit Azazel
2014-06-04, 08:55 PM
3/8

When good times ensue, good friends are made.

BasketOfPuppies
2014-06-05, 11:57 AM
4/8

When good friends are made, enemies are made too.

Dire Moose
2014-06-08, 12:32 PM
5/8

When enemies are made, you will have to defend yourself.

Targ Collective
2014-06-08, 05:58 PM
6/8

If you defend yourself well, enemies might sue for peace and become friends.

Zweisteine
2014-06-09, 01:25 PM
7/8

If your enemies sue for peace and become friends, there won't be anybody to challenge you.

Take over the world again!

D20ragon
2014-06-09, 05:03 PM
When there is no one left to challenge you, you sink into a suicidal despair full of ennui.

Dudeons
2014-06-28, 11:48 AM
@^: You forgot to give a prompt sentence.

Don't sink into suicidal despair, don't revive threads.

When you ignore your own advice, you start to question your sanity. (1/10)

Mercenary Pen
2014-06-28, 01:30 PM
2/10
When you start to question your sanity, you may believe- erroneously- that you are a Chinchilla.

Targ Collective
2014-06-28, 06:58 PM
3/8

It could be even worse. You could actually *be* a chinchilla and not know it.

ts20fan
2014-07-04, 01:54 PM
4/8

When you could actually *be* a chinchilla and not know it, you start eating bird seed.

Reinholdt
2014-07-08, 04:28 AM
5/10

When you start eating bird seed, you become a target for Wile E. Coyote.

JBPuffin
2014-07-08, 09:23 PM
6/10 (guys, stop changing the number!!) When you become a target for Wiley Coyote, you are turned into an animated cartoon.

CapedLuigiYoshi
2014-07-08, 09:29 PM
7/10

When you are turned into an animated cartoon, you become 2-D.

ts20fan
2014-07-11, 08:07 AM
8/10

When you become 2-D, you lose a lot of weight.

TBFProgrammer
2014-07-11, 11:43 AM
9/10

When you lose a lot of weight at all once, your hair falls out.

Hexenarethi
2014-08-01, 12:12 AM
When your hair falls out, your wife sues for divorce.

Don't ignore your own advice. Don't get sued for divorce.

My turn? Well... this one will run for 26.

When you listen to Weird Al, you get constipated.

inuyasha
2014-08-01, 01:22 AM
When you get constipated, your place for new ideas and creative thinking becomes a place of work and chores

Targ Collective
2014-08-01, 05:47 PM
When your place for new ideas and creative thinking becomes a place of work and chores you, to create balance, make your place for work and chores a place for new ideas and creative thinking.

TBFProgrammer
2014-08-01, 10:08 PM
When your place for work and chores becomes a place for new ideas and creative thinking, you get promoted.

4/26

CapedLuigiYoshi
2014-08-01, 10:53 PM
When you get promoted, your pay increases.

5/26

Dudeons
2014-08-04, 12:18 AM
When your pay increases, you make some dumb purchases.

6/26

Targ Collective
2014-08-04, 12:25 AM
7/26

When you make some dumb purchases, you learn better what you really want to buy.

(And come on guys, let's be upbeat.)

D20ragon
2014-08-04, 12:34 AM
When you learn better what you really want to buy, you blow all your cash on self indulgent materialistic items.

Dire Moose
2014-08-04, 08:41 AM
When you blow all your cash on self-indulgent materialistic items, you go broke and become a hobo.

TBFProgrammer
2014-08-04, 05:12 PM
When you go broke and become a hobo, you spend a lot of time traveling.

hobo is slang for migrant worker

10/26

Dudeons
2014-08-04, 09:49 PM
11/26

When you spend lots of time traveling, you see lots of interesting things.

D20ragon
2014-08-04, 09:52 PM
When you've seen a lot of interesting things, you become more fun at parties.

Targ Collective
2014-08-05, 09:40 AM
When you become more fun at parties, you get invited to them more.

Dire Moose
2014-08-05, 03:41 PM
When you get invited to more parties, you get drunk a lot.

Hexenarethi
2014-08-08, 11:15 AM
15/26

When you get drunk, you make yourself look like a total idiot.

Targ Collective
2014-08-08, 07:42 PM
16/28

When you make yourself look like a total idiot, you make millions from appearing on reality TV.

Dudeons
2014-08-09, 02:40 AM
17/28

When you appear on reality TV, people will make memes based off of you.

backwaterj
2014-08-10, 06:33 PM
18/28

When people make memes based off of you, you become sick of hearing your own name.

TBFProgrammer
2014-08-10, 10:58 PM
When you become sick of hearing your own name, you change it to match an obscure supporting character from your favorite book.

19/28

Targ Collective
2014-08-11, 09:39 AM
When you match your name to an obscure supporting character from your favourite book you find you win Mastermind with that book as your specialist subject.