Getting Off My Soapbox (Derby) – Improv Travel With Stephen #StayCayToFarAway

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Improv Travel was the #StayCayToFarAway task I was looking forward to the least. I’m not always great with thinking on my feet quickly, so a challenge that required just that skill didn’t bode well for me.

Similar to Nick, I tried to prepare beforehand by having a bunch of props on hand. Toilet paper, party hat, remote, medicine, sidewalk chalk, scissors, dog poop bag and lots more besides – what more could I need?!

Green Walmart tablecloth background for the green screen win
Green Walmart tablecloth background for the green screen win

As it turns out, I needed none of that. Well, maybe I did, but I couldn’t come up with any ways to fit that in once Nick’s video started.

I’d even tried to preempt the photos Nick might have used. Knowing that he’d enjoyed a safari in the past, I figured those might have been the photos he’d use. I grabbed a growler from the fridge to make some kind of lion/growler pun, but sadly there were no lions where he took me.

I’d also hoped to have a trusty helper, but apart from the quick intro, Truffles was more interested with me throwing her toys while I was recording the video than she was about appearing on screen.

Mermaid and piggy and possum, oh my
Mermaid and piggy and possum, oh my

Without further ado, here’s my entry to the Improv Travel challenge. And please forgive my mid-video brainfart where I couldn’t think of the term ‘Soapbox Derby’.

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CaveDweller

Fun to watch Good Job looks like a fun trip !!
#stayinairbud…That poor dog !!!

Larry

Elephant?

This is clearly the hardest category. That looked like a really hard three minutes so thumbs up for hanging in there.

AlexL

I was surprised to hear elephant. I was like where is the elephant because I only saw a monkey. Overall, nice effort from Stephen.

Greg The Frequent Miler

Haha. Now I know why you ignored the elephant in the room (I couldn’t resist) when you wrote “please forgive my mid-video brainfart where I couldn’t think of the term ‘Soapbox Derby’”…

🙂

Larry

Pretty funny looking elephant!