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A Story to Remember

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Police Officer: Hello. 24th Precinct. Officer Jones speaking.

Man: Help. Yeah, uh, it was (1), I mean really bizarre.

Police Officer: Calm down sir! Now, what do you want to (2)?

Man: Well, I'd like to report a UFO sighting.

Police Officer: A what?

Man: What do you mean "what?" An unidentified flying object!

Police Officer: Wait, tell me (3) what you saw.

Man: Well, I was driving home from a (4) about three hours ago, so it was about 2:00 AM, when I saw this bright light (5).

Police Officer: Okay. And then what happened?

Man: Oh, man. It was, well, out of this world. I stopped to (6) the light when it disappeared behind a hill about a kilometer ahead of me.

Police Officer: Alright. Then what?

Man: Well, I got back in my car and started driving toward where the UFO (7).

Police Officer: Now, how do you know it was a UFO? Perhaps you only saw the lights of an airplane [No], or the (8) of an approaching car [No]. Things like that happen, you know.

Man: Well if it was that, how do you explain "the BEAST"?

Police Officer: What do you mean, "the BEAST"?

Man: Okay. I kept driving for about five minutes when all of a (9), this giant, hairy creature jumped out in front of my car.

Police Officer: Oh, yeah.Then what?

Man: Well, then, the beast (10) up the front of my car and said, "Get out of the car. I'm taking you to my master!" Something like that.

Police Officer: Wow? A hairy alien who can speak English! Come on!

Man: I'm not making this up, if that's what you're (11). Then, when I didn't get out of the car, the beast opened the car door, carried me on his (12) to this round-shaped flying saucer, and well, that's when I woke up along side the road. The beast must knocked me out and left me there.

Police Officer: Well, that's the best story I've heard all night, sir. Now, have you been taking any (13), drugs, or alcohol in the last 24 hours? You (14) you went to a party.

Man: What? Well, I did have a few beers, but I'm telling the truth.

Police Officer: Okay, okay. We have a great therapist that (15) with THESE kinds of cases.

Man: I'm not crazy.

Police Officer: Well, we'll look into your story. Thank you.

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