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Knife, Revolver, Blunt Instrument, or Poison
 
I'm writing a second book and I've got lots of ideas but, I need help. I can't decied on a murder weapon. My favorite weapon is poison but, I can't choose what kind of pioson: arsnic, strychnine, snake venom? I need help. If anyone has any ideas, please put them in this discussion or send them to me.

Emily or Em


  • My daughter's favorite is the dear old icicle--No... by Marian Allen - Jan 13, 98 (#1 of 100)
  • Did you know that the blunt instrument used in so... by Alex Dent - Jan 16, 98 (#2 of 100)
  • Personally, I think binary poisons are cool... by Simon - Jan 24, 98 (#3 of 100)
  • I think that poison is not a very good weapon... by Det.James - Feb 5, 98 (#4 of 100)
  • I had an interesting use of poison related to me,... by Morgan Crow - Feb 7, 98 (#5 of 100)
  • That's almost too much to believe, that there was... by Bill Melater - Feb 12, 98 (#6 of 100)
  • Get a clue, Bill... by meredith - Feb 13, 98 (#7 of 100)
  • Yes, but there really was a guy named Crapper... by Fran Hinkel - Feb 14, 98 (#8 of 100)
  • Blunt-Instrument I can almost believe, but it... by Bill Melater - Feb 14, 98 (#9 of 100)
  • Morgan, I want to hear more about this poison... by Marian Allen - Feb 14, 98 (#10 of 100)
  • God, we get some odd ones, don't we?.. by Robert L. Iles - Feb 16, 98 (#11 of 100)
  • Sorry Bill but you seem to have goofed again... by Alex Dent - Feb 17, 98 (#12 of 100)
  • How would anyone live with a name like Crapper?.. by Bill Melater - Feb 17, 98 (#13 of 100)
  • Bill, The offensive word was derived from Thomas... by D. Hagler - Feb 18, 98 (#14 of 100)
  • It seems obvious that in any such tale Mr... by Bill Melater - Feb 18, 98 (#15 of 100)
  • What next, the telephone bell being named for... by Bill Melater - Feb 19, 98 (#16 of 100)
  • No, Bill, actually Alexander had a cracker and a... by Fran Hinkel - Feb 25, 98 (#17 of 100)
  • Fran, I don't get it... by Bill Melater - Feb 25, 98 (#18 of 100)
  • Some time ago there was a discussion on poisons... by Marc Ammon - Feb 26, 98 (#19 of 100)
  • "Why do people have to stoop to potty jokes"?.. by Fran Hinkel - Feb 26, 98 (#20 of 100)
  • You see, don't you Fran, that you made a... by Bill Melater - Feb 26, 98 (#21 of 100)
  • Fran, apparently you were using word play when you... by Bill Melater - Feb 26, 98 (#22 of 100)
  • Bill I'm sorry, I'd expected you would be able to... by Fran Hinkel - Feb 26, 98 (#23 of 100)
  • Fran, I'm sure I know which bodily function you... by Bill Melater - Mar 2, 98 (#24 of 100)
  • Bill That's very dangerous, you know... by Fran Hinkel - Mar 2, 98 (#25 of 100)
  • Oh my!.. by Simon - Mar 2, 98 (#26 of 100)
  • "Bill~ Please tell me you're not truly as naive... by Marian Allen - Mar 3, 98 (#27 of 100)
  • "So, in theory anyway, identical frogs could have... by Marian Allen - Mar 3, 98 (#28 of 100)
  • Be very careful what you say to Marian... by Fran Hinkel - Mar 3, 98 (#29 of 100)
  • The ceremony was clearly identified as... by Bill Melater - Mar 5, 98 (#30 of 100)
  • Of course you don't remember me from the... by Marian Allen - Mar 5, 98 (#31 of 100)
  • I guess I must apologize for not remembering... by Bill Melater - Mar 5, 98 (#32 of 100)
  • I'm so relieved to hear you haven't been feeling... by Fran Hinkel - Mar 6, 98 (#33 of 100)
  • I agree, I like Poison the best... by Susan Briley - Mar 8, 98 (#34 of 100)
  • I've often found poison tales to be weak, because... by Mark J Tilford - Mar 8, 98 (#35 of 100)
  • Would you include Sparkling Cyanide in the dull... by Fran Hinkel - Mar 9, 98 (#36 of 100)
  • I haven't read Sparkling Cyanide / Remembered... by Mark J Tilford - Mar 9, 98 (#37 of 100)
  • I like reading really original stories with... by Elizabeth S. - Mar 9, 98 (#38 of 100)
  • Help!.. by Darcy Vance - Mar 10, 98 (#39 of 100)
  • Darcy~ I think the person who is mad at the other... by Simon - Mar 11, 98 (#40 of 100)
  • Simon, Thanks for your quick response... by Darcy - Mar 12, 98 (#41 of 100)
  • How about a fall (instantly breaking her neck)... by Fran Hinkel - Mar 13, 98 (#42 of 100)
  • OOOOOHHHHH, I like it... by Darcy - Mar 13, 98 (#43 of 100)
  • Unfortunately, (or fortunately, as the case may... by Simon - Mar 14, 98 (#44 of 100)
  • Simon & Fran, It was easier to kill her off... by Darcy - Mar 28, 98 (#45 of 100)
  • totally go with the binary poison.put one poison... by Don Clough - Jul 1, 98 (#46 of 100)
  • EMILY!!.. by Rebekah Meeds - Aug 5, 98 (#47 of 100)
  • Certainly I've an idea... by Gervase Charmley - Oct 15, 98 (#48 of 100)
  • An addition... by Gervase Charmley - Oct 17, 98 (#49 of 100)
  • For a man to drink a glass of liquid air (I think... by Alex Dent - Oct 18, 98 (#50 of 100)
  • Biff 'em over the bean with a blunt instrument... by Gervase Charmley - Oct 28, 98 (#51 of 100)
  • Why not shoot the wallah with an air pistol loaded... by Hugh Drummond - Nov 3, 98 (#52 of 100)
  • How to kill your victim?.. by Spooky Lady - Nov 24, 98 (#53 of 100)
  • I also like the idea of something which frames... by Hugh Drummond - Nov 24, 98 (#54 of 100)
  • Darcy, If you're still considering an... by PoisonGuy - Dec 24, 98 (#55 of 100)
  • Borrow a tip from Agtha Christie put the poison in... by Bobbie M Jeffers - Feb 21, 99 (#56 of 100)
  • ohhhh you cruel people......don't you know... by Chantel Dawn Lyngstad - Mar 19, 99 (#57 of 100)
  • Chantal, some poisoning are not painful... by PoisonGuy - Mar 22, 99 (#58 of 100)
  • sorry about taking so long on reporting back to... by Chantel Dawn Lyngstad - Mar 26, 99 (#59 of 100)
  • Dear Emily or Em (: Sorry for blocking up your... by Chantel Dawn Lyngstad - Mar 26, 99 (#60 of 100)
  • Chantel, I don't get insulted or take anything... by PoisonGuy - Apr 1, 99 (#61 of 100)
  • oofta.....this happened along time ago and my... by Chantel Dawn Lyngstad - Apr 2, 99 (#62 of 100)
  • For you Chantel, the moon... by PoisonGuy - Apr 2, 99 (#63 of 100)
  • the moon, heh??.. by Chantel Dawn Lyngstad - Apr 3, 99 (#64 of 100)
  • Chantel, sounds like you and your mom had hypoxia... by PoisonGuy - Apr 3, 99 (#65 of 100)
  • Thanks Poison!!.. by Chantel Dawn Lyngstad - Apr 4, 99 (#66 of 100)
  • MYSTERY WRITERS WANTED!!!!.. by mystery writer - Apr 6, 99 (#67 of 100)
  • Poison Guy or anyone else who can help, I just... by S. Cave - Apr 7, 99 (#68 of 100)
  • Well, I'm not a mysery man myself, that requires... by Hugh Drummond - Apr 27, 99 (#69 of 100)
  • Hi... by Jared Cram - May 4, 99 (#70 of 100)
  • Ahhhh the dry ice discussion... by Alex Dent - May 5, 99 (#71 of 100)
  • Actually it was this discussion and about 20 posts... by Alex Dent - May 5, 99 (#72 of 100)
  • Well, she wouldn't be drinking it, so that takes... by Jared Cram - May 5, 99 (#73 of 100)
  • this is to mystery writer... by Conspiress - Sep 27, 99 (#74 of 100)
  • You give me a little more information, I'll try to... by Hugh Drummond - Sep 28, 99 (#75 of 100)
  • Amanita mushrooms (Angels of death) are common... by Cynthia Riggs - Dec 23, 99 (#76 of 100)
  • I'm doing a murder mystery level for this online... by Aaron H. - Jan 6, 00 (#77 of 100)
  • Hello, I am going to write a mystery... by lorella Mcdonald - Jan 8, 00 (#78 of 100)
  • It would be trite to say 'a mystery', but I think... by Hugh Drummond - Jan 11, 00 (#79 of 100)
  • Hugh, even though you didn't answer my question... by Aaron H. - Jan 11, 00 (#80 of 100)
  • Don't mention it... by Hugh Drummond - Jan 13, 00 (#81 of 100)
  • Heh... by Aaron H. - Jan 13, 00 (#82 of 100)
  • It seems awfully common... by Hugh Drummond - Jan 21, 00 (#83 of 100)
  • I'm writing a mystery where the girl's boyfriend... by Daphne - Feb 26, 00 (#84 of 100)
  • Hmm, recently I have jumping inbetween mystery... by Chantel Dawn Lyngstad - Feb 26, 00 (#85 of 100)
  • Here's a good murder method: Murder by curio... by Hugh Drummond - Mar 14, 00 (#86 of 100)
  • Daphne, how about a boating accident, where the... by Fran Hinkel - Apr 13, 00 (#87 of 100)
  • Cool, Fran!.. by Lucky Ladybug - Apr 17, 00 (#88 of 100)
  • :-) by Fran Hinkel - Apr 18, 00 (#89 of 100)
  • Hey, i'm working on a novel in which a woman... by Leah_Young - Jul 4, 00 (#90 of 100)
  • Aha... by James E. Petts - Aug 4, 00 (#91 of 100)
  • Perhaps the victim has a hobby or career that you... by Juanita Rose Violini - Aug 8, 00 (#92 of 100)
  • Hi, I am new around here... by Angela Jones - Sep 7, 00 (#93 of 100)
  • Angela, there are more fictitious or 'old wives... by PoisonGuy - Nov 14, 00 (#94 of 100)
  • I was doing research recently and discovered the... by Christy V. - Jan 20, 02 (#95 of 100)
  • Novel idea Christy, but I don't think... by PoisonGuy - Oct 31, 02 (#96 of 100)
  • Hey... by George Papakosmas - May 16, 03 (#97 of 100)
  • true inspectors come in all shapes and styles - i... by Juanita Rose Violini - May 20, 03 (#98 of 100)
  • Hi!.. by J Pitney - May 24, 03 (#99 of 100)
  • Well I remember from Basic High School chemestry... by Josh Gilley - Jun 27, 03 (#100 of 100)

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