"If only I'd thought to take my damn phone with me, I could be getting some work done."
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"Oh my God -- I just remembered I can fly."
Tags:superhero, superheroes, super-hero, super-heroes, fly, flies, flying, flight, stranded, desert island, desert islands, marooned, maroon, thoughtless, thoughtlessness, clueless, out to lunch, space cadet, space cadets, memory, remember, remembers, common sense, no common sense, lack of common sense, superpower, superpowers, super power, super powers
"Thank heavens! Some work."
Good News / Bad News
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"I read somewhere that when two people live together for a long time they start to look like each other."
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Cat stuck in palm tree.
"Quicksand or not, Barclay, I've half a mind to struggle."
"Of course I'm glad. It's just that I had a bad experience with a boat once."
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"That's it... Keep moving... Almost there... Don't look at me... Just a little more... Atta boy... Not far now... Don't look at me."
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Tags:modern life, modern world, modernity, politics, political, desert, stranded, stranding, irony, changing world, changing culture, dystopia, dystopian, absurd, sarcasm, sarcastic, wealth, wealthy, wealthier, conspiracy, powerful, power, power grab, mirage, mirages, consumerism, consumers, capitalism, capitalist, capitalist, late stage capitalism, third wave, late stage, political criticism, criticism, critical, critic
"I could never leave this place—this is where I grew up."
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"And one more water."
"Let's make a low-budget movie till help arrives."
Tags:low budget, low budget movie, low-budget movies, desert, deserts, setting, settings, cliche, cliches, independent film, independent films, help, helps, stranded, lost, pass the time, passes the time, passing the time, indie, indies, indie film, indie films, movie, movies, filmmaker, filmmakers, filmmaking, breakdown, breakdowns, broken down
I wish they'd quit sending my financial statements."
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"And best of all, it's completely waterproof!"
Tags:desert, deserts, water, thirst, thirsty, dying of thirst, stranded, dehydration, dehydrated, mesa, watch, watches, waterproof, swiss watch, swiss watches, chronograph, chronographs, brag, bragging, boast, boasting, ostentation, ostentatious, materialist, materialism, show off, show offs, death, you can't take it with you
Desert island 'Help' cards
Tags:marooned, stranded, desert island, desert islands, lost at sea, help card, help cards, greetings card, greetings cards, brochures, brochure, holiday brochures, holiday brochures, tourist, tourists, tourism, consumerism, consumerist, consumer, consumer, modern life, modern attitudes, money making, money making scheme, castaway, castaways, abandoned, abandonment, excess information, unhelpful, unhelpful information, useless information, useless, false hope, let down
"This has been fun, Hank, but let's not forget that the bus back to the city leaves in fifteen minutes."
Tags:stranded, marooned, adventure, adventures, pretend, pretends, pretending, pretender, pretenders, sail, sails, sailing, tourist, tourists, tourism, city slicker, city slickers, city folk, safari, on safari, tough guy, tough guys, fake, fakes, faking, facsimile, facsimiles, tour, tour group, tour groups, coward, cowards, cowardly, roleplay, roleplays, roleplaying, role play, role plays, role playing
"I said, 'You're starting to get on my nerves'!"
Tags:desert, deserts, lost, lost in the desert, stranded, abandoned, abandon, stranded in the desert, desert cartoon, desert cartoons, annoy, annoying, annoyed, annoyance, bug, bugged, bugging, compete, competition, irony, cliche, derivative, repetitive, repetitiveness, repetition, agitate, agitated, agitating, exasperate, exasperate, exasperating, getting on your nerves
"Think of all that interest piling up at six per cent per annum from day of deposit."
Tags:desert island, desert islands, stranded, abandon, abandoned, maroon, marooned, castaway, castaways, bank account, bank accounts, banker, bankers, saving, savings, savings account, savings accounts, interest, earning interest, compound interest, deposit, deposits, positivity, staying positive, positive outlook, positive outlooks optimist, optimists, opptimism
"Would you like to grab a water sometime?"
Tags:lost in the desert, dehydrated, dehydration, water, waters, ask out, date, dates, coffee, coffees, getting a coffee, desert, deserts, stranded, abandoned, abandonment, chat up, chat up line, chat up lines, chat-up, chat-up line, chat-up lines, chatting up, flirt, flirts, priorities, bad priorities, wrong priorities
"I'd like to start seeing other castaways."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, couple, couples, dating, dating problems, dating issues, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, partner, partners, seeing new people, break up, break ups, breaking up, break-up, break-ups, breakup, breakups, dump, dumping, desert island, desert islands, castaway, castaways, stranded, ship-wrecked, shipwrecked
"This one has nicer sand, but I think I prefer the tree on the last one we saw."
Tags:real estate, real estate agency, real estate agencies, real estate agent, real estate agents, property, properties, property agency, property agencies, property agent, property agents, estate agent, estate agency, estate agencies, estate agents, house hunting, house-hunting, new, searching, looking, hunting, apartment, apartments, house, houses, home, homes, flat, flats, couple, couples, picky, fussy, finicky, argue, argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, disagree, disagreement, disagreements, desert island, desert islands, island, islands, stranded, choosy, sand, tree, trees, palm tree, palm trees
"We're in Japanese waters, that's for sure."
Tags:art, art history, history, historical, woodblock print, woodblock prints, katsushika hokusai, hokusai, japan, japanese, wave, waves, the great wave off kanagawa, japanese art, sea, ocean, oceans, sea, castaway, castaways, shipwrecked, stranded, raft, rafts, big, large, huge, sea of japan, japanese waters, maritime boundary, maritime boundaries