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#003 The Mack Knife...
 
William Aardvark - 01:52pm Feb 4, 2000 PST
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When a mystery writer named Mack
Was found with a blade in his back,
The cops found a scrawl
In his blood on the wall:
So concludes the career of a hack...


  • He'd written a book It was fiction Someone... by Mrs. Tified - Feb 5, 00 (#1 of 102)
  • In his first book, the perp was a courier Who... by William Aardvark - Feb 7, 00 (#2 of 102)
  • A truly impossiable crime!.. by Leah_Young - Feb 7, 00 (#3 of 102)
  • The cops almost missed a big clue... by Lancelot - Feb 9, 00 (#4 of 102)
  • Could it hint at Mack’s third book, “King’s Ex”, ... by William Aardvark - Feb 10, 00 (#5 of 102)
  • Or was book four being implied?.. by Lancelot - Feb 10, 00 (#6 of 102)
  • Now detective Hargrave was mentally nimble... by Lancelot - Feb 10, 00 (#7 of 102)
  • (By the way, Aardvark... by Lancelot - Feb 10, 00 (#8 of 102)
  • Said to Aardvark & MNetters: (I don't mean... by Lancelot - Feb 10, 00 (#9 of 102)
  • Keep it up, Lance!.. by William Aardvark - Feb 11, 00 (#10 of 102)
  • The Police recieved an anonomous note, From a... by Leah_Young - Feb 14, 00 (#11 of 102)
  • With Mack in the "skeleton crew" And a... by William Aardvark - Feb 17, 00 (#12 of 102)
  • One should inquire of Mack's doc To find what... by WhiteTornado - Mar 1, 00 (#13 of 102)
  • I note we passed over Mack's second, As a reason... by William Aardvark - Mar 2, 00 (#14 of 102)
  • Yet another manuscript overlooked, And another... by Leah_Young - Mar 5, 00 (#15 of 102)
  • Good lines Leah... by WhiteTornado - Mar 5, 00 (#16 of 102)
  • The editor did on a lark Read the manny whence... by WhiteTornado - Mar 5, 00 (#17 of 102)
  • (WT, sorry about that... by Leah_Young - Mar 11, 00 (#18 of 102)
  • A few suspects, the police confide, 6 people... by Leah_Young - Mar 17, 00 (#19 of 102)
  • The mystery spins another twist Alibis all the... by WhiteTornado - Mar 17, 00 (#20 of 102)
  • The pathologist now takes a turn: While... by William Aardvark - Mar 22, 00 (#21 of 102)
  • Is there some connection?.. by Leah_Young - Mar 29, 00 (#22 of 102)
  • The image is a symbol, they learn Of a society... by Lilsongbird - Apr 5, 00 (#23 of 102)
  • One wears the symbol as a tattoo On another a... by WhiteTornado - Apr 6, 00 (#24 of 102)
  • Not sure what you meant there WT - not even sure... by Oren Bern  - May 25, 00 (#25 of 102)
  • On a beach a man on the knee, Building sand... by WhiteTornado - May 25, 00 (#26 of 102)
  • Could you please explain that WT?.. by Oren Bern  - May 29, 00 (#27 of 102)
  • OREN: Read entire folder. There is a reference... by WhiteTornado - May 30, 00 (#28 of 102)
  • Not far is a churchyard of gloom With a death's... by Joy Golden - Jul 31, 00 (#29 of 102)
  • In a precinct notes on a board And alibis taped... by WhiteTornado - Aug 1, 00 (#30 of 102)
  • Who was this man called Mark? It had them all in... by Stevie B - Nov 19, 00 (#31 of 102)
  • At the park clues began to mount Wages on... by WhiteTornado - Nov 20, 00 (#32 of 102)
  • Mark had given an order based on greed The horse... by - Dec 29, 00 (#33 of 102)
  • But Mack was now dead and so cold In years he... by DeeGee - Apr 9, 01 (#34 of 102)
  • The 'Death's Head' horse did place first; Mark's... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 11, 01 (#35 of 102)
  • "I went to my brother for money", Mark cried... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 11, 01 (#36 of 102)
  • No words I could find I was out of my mind I... by DeeGee - Apr 11, 01 (#37 of 102)
  • Now the police they were getting upset Had Mark... by DeeGee - Apr 12, 01 (#38 of 102)
  • As the case seemed to be going askew, the cops... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 12, 01 (#39 of 102)
  • The cops asked, "How did she aquire the money?.. by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 13, 01 (#40 of 102)
  • But the plane it was running so late And Mark... by DeeGee - Apr 16, 01 (#41 of 102)
  • Was Cleo really Mack's widowed wife Did Cleo... by DeeGee - Apr 16, 01 (#42 of 102)
  • The cops checked on Cleo's background, and were... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 17, 01 (#43 of 102)
  • The fire marshal's report was investigated... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 17, 01 (#44 of 102)
  • But Cleo was away on the run Tanning her bod in... by DeeGee - Apr 17, 01 (#45 of 102)
  • Mark would be left to carry the can When police... by DeeGee - Apr 17, 01 (#46 of 102)
  • But she'd left a clue on the seat With details... by DeeGee - Apr 17, 01 (#47 of 102)
  • The note said to meet near the cliffs on the... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 18, 01 (#48 of 102)
  • The corpse was a man, about 50... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 18, 01 (#49 of 102)
  • Shirl claimed to have seen miss Cleo... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 18, 01 (#50 of 102)
  • "The look on her face was quite grim, when she... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 18, 01 (#51 of 102)
  • "Then I felt the boat starting to move, and I... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 18, 01 (#52 of 102)
  • Shirl was telling a lie Cleo never meant that... by DeeGee - Apr 18, 01 (#53 of 102)
  • Was Pete really son, father or brother Friend or... by DeeGee - Apr 18, 01 (#54 of 102)
  • Shirl's story was just one big gap In the boat's... by DeeGee - Apr 18, 01 (#55 of 102)
  • So now we have Mark maybe he's Mack A shadowy... by WhiteTornado - Apr 19, 01 (#56 of 102)
  • While the cops tried to sift throught Shirl's... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 20, 01 (#57 of 102)
  • The prints on the hand were checked out, and... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 20, 01 (#58 of 102)
  • As the cops searched the water for Jack, ... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 20, 01 (#59 of 102)
  • "When Peter came back from his "meeting", he... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 20, 01 (#60 of 102)
  • When I realized he was dead, I called Cleo ... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 20, 01 (#61 of 102)
  • "I was supposed to throw you guys off track, ... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 20, 01 (#62 of 102)
  • It seems Cleo was in charge of the plot to take... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 20, 01 (#63 of 102)
  • Then Cleo was found dead as a duck It seems... by DeeGee - Apr 23, 01 (#64 of 102)
  • A man from the past had arrived All who met him... by DeeGee - Apr 23, 01 (#65 of 102)
  • Then Shirl was found on the end of a rope It... by DeeGee - Apr 23, 01 (#66 of 102)
  • And Igor was in charge of the deal All he knew... by DeeGee - Apr 23, 01 (#67 of 102)
  • So now Igor had one task left to attend, Mark... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 24, 01 (#68 of 102)
  • Mark was sitting in the kitchen alone, waiting... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 24, 01 (#69 of 102)
  • He heard the door to the car slam and into the... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 24, 01 (#70 of 102)
  • The lights in the house were quite dim, and... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 24, 01 (#71 of 102)
  • Meanwhile in a land rover Igor was pulled over ... by WhiteTornado - Apr 24, 01 (#72 of 102)
  • Igor shot the policeman down dead Filling him... by DeeGee - Apr 24, 01 (#73 of 102)
  • And when he saw Grover laying there, it hurt ... by DeeGee - Apr 24, 01 (#74 of 102)
  • Cos it was his favourate from his old suitcase ... by DeeGee - Apr 24, 01 (#75 of 102)
  • I pause here for a moment to LOL at the thought... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 27, 01 (#76 of 102)
  • The cellar was vacant of faces of the people... by Matrix Jacobi - Apr 27, 01 (#77 of 102)
  • What a strange twist of fate These words next to... by WhiteTornado - Apr 27, 01 (#78 of 102)
  • Igor was stunned to the core And looked round... by DeeGee - Apr 27, 01 (#79 of 102)
  • Grover's handbag had fallen down too And not far... by DeeGee - Apr 27, 01 (#80 of 102)
  • He checked the odds on Twist of Fate To place a... by DeeGee - Apr 27, 01 (#81 of 102)
  • Kate, once a prominent wife Knew something about... by WhiteTornado - Apr 28, 01 (#82 of 102)
  • The police had arrived on the scene They kew all... by DeeGee - Apr 28, 01 (#83 of 102)
  • Mark had manage to get safely away Where he was... by DeeGee - Apr 28, 01 (#84 of 102)
  • Grover was now an outline of chalk Dead and long... by DeeGee - Apr 28, 01 (#85 of 102)
  • The track was buzzing with quite a din, when... by Matrix Jacobi - May 1, 01 (#86 of 102)
  • Now, Kate had been watching for Igor from a... by Matrix Jacobi - May 1, 01 (#87 of 102)
  • The crowd all looked 'round in fright, for a... by Matrix Jacobi - May 1, 01 (#88 of 102)
  • The cash Igor used for that race ended up in a... by Matrix Jacobi - May 1, 01 (#89 of 102)
  • Off into the night she was away She'd planned... by DeeGee - May 2, 01 (#90 of 102)
  • She met up with Mark in the town And told him... by DeeGee - May 2, 01 (#91 of 102)
  • She'd stolen away mafia cash A decision he... by DeeGee - May 2, 01 (#92 of 102)
  • He left her sat there in her seat He'd arranged... by DeeGee - May 2, 01 (#93 of 102)
  • The police found Mack stone cold dead And Igor... by DeeGee - Feb 9, 06 (#94 of 102)
  • The mafia chief was mad as a hatter Their... by Aggie - Feb 10, 06 (#95 of 102)
  • MArk knew he had to act fast Or his life would... by DeeGee - Feb 11, 06 (#96 of 102)
  • Should he hop a plane, boat or train? Which best... by Aggie - Feb 17, 06 (#97 of 102)
  • Billy spotted him from a mile out I took your... by DeeGee - Feb 17, 06 (#98 of 102)
  • But Mark was not quite the dope That Billy had... by Aggie - Feb 18, 06 (#99 of 102)
  • Mark carefully sighted for Billy He wouldn't... by Chris Wise - Feb 18, 06 (#100 of 102)
  • So revenge formed a knot in Bills heart Cold and... by DeeGee - Feb 19, 06 (#101 of 102)
  • And Millie’s dog, Brutus, had witnessed the scene ... by Aggie - Feb 19, 06 (#102 of 102)

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