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JUMP STORY

YOU ASSEMBLE A GROUP OF PEOPLE AND TELL THEM THE
FOLLOWING STORY (YOU PICK ONE AS THE BRUNT OF THE
JOKE).
THERE WERE THREE BROTHERS AND ONE OF THEM HAD A GOLDEN
ARM. THE OTHERS WERE VERY JEALOUS OF THIS ARM AND
ALWAYS WANTED TO STEAL IT. FINALLY THE BROTHER
WITH THE GOLDEN {ARM} DIED AND BEFORE HE WAS BURIED
HIS GOLDEN ARM DISAPPEARED. HIS GHOST CAME BACK TO
HAUNT THE OTHER BROTHERS. AT THIS POINT YOU ASK
EACH OF THE PEOPLE AROUND YOU "DID YOU STEAL MY
GOLDEN ARM?" WHEN YOU COME TO THE PERSON WHOM
YOU WISH TO SCARE AND HE ANSWERS "NO" TO YOUR QUESTION
YOU GRAB HIM AND SHOUT "YES YOU DID."

Submitter comment: STORY SHOULD BE TOLD WITH "ATMOSPHERE."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WAYNE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Formula tale

Date learned: 00-00-1965

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