ransome stanley

WRITING PROMPS YOU SHOULD TOTALLY TRY
  • “you’re my sibling’s best friend and heard me crying as you walked past my room so you came in to check on me and started laughing when you saw the IKEA chair in pieces on the ground- no this is a serious matter would you help me build this goddamn thing my pride is at stake here
  • “we’re both super athletic and competitive in gym class, so the gym teacher just started putting us on the same team so we wouldn’t end up murdering each other and wow you’re actually pretty hot when you aren’t trying to kill me”
  • “I’m the frat boy king and you are the double major nerd but we’re pretty good friends and I managed to drag you to my frat party so you could relax but you are currently kicking my ass in beer pong while outdrinking me and I think I’m in love with you??”
  • “I’m an astronaut and you don’t know so for the past hour you’ve been telling me all about space travel and it’s really cute how excited you are so I don’t want to break it to you yet”
  • “we go to school together and I think you’re cute and apparently you’re also the pizza delivery guy and my little sibling opened the door screaming hey sis! you know that kid you’re in love with? you really weren’t kidding when you said his jawline could cut steel holy shit-” 
  • “you’re my son’s teacher and he just punched another child in the face for telling Susie she was ugly and you called me to say no your kid isn’t in trouble but he said you taught him to throw a right hook like that and I wanted to say that I’m impressed
  • “I’m a pediatric doctor and you volunteer at the hospital all the time to read to the kids with cancer and a patient we were both close to just died and now we’re crying over ice cream in my apartment together”
  • “I have a really bad stutter and feel like I’m annoying people with it but you are always super patient and listen carefully to whatever I’m trying to say and I really can’t tell you how much it means to me”
  • “I live in the dorm room across from yours but we’ve never really talked but now we’re both locked out of our rooms really late at night so we’ve been playing monopoly in the hall for the past three hours and where have u been all my life??”
  • “I’m a nurse and you’re the frat boy who just dropped a keg on his foot and holy shit man I’m new to this but I really don’t think your foot is supposed to be that shade of purple- look you could literally be dying for all I know right now this is so not the time to ask for my number” 
  • “you’re trying to buy tampons for your little sister but are totally overwhelmed by all the different options and I’ve been giggling in the next aisle at how clueless you are for the past ten minutes but finally I’m showing mercy and have come over to help you- buddy no I really don’t think she needs six boxes I promise
  • “I just got my period and heard footsteps in the bathroom so I asked you for a tampon but it turns out I’m in the boys bathroom?? but you got me one from the nurse anyway and this is so embarrassing??”
  • “we’re partners for tennis in gym but you really suck, so I’m kicking ass as a one-man team but buddy you can’t even hold the racket? aren’t you the captain of the football team?”
  • “you work at the coffee shop down the street from me and insist on saying my name a different way every day… it’s been six months how are you even still doing this??”
  • “you got really drunk the night before at my party and I found you asleep on my kitchen counter cuddling my dog?? sorry buddy but this is not ur house- no, I really don’t want you to make me breakfast
  • “I ran into the bathroom at work to eat the last pop tart and you’re waiting outside the door to tackle me help me pls.
  • “I don’t know you but you just spent the last hour helping me look for my dog in the park and wow you’re actually really attractive do you want to get coffee after I stop crying??”
  • “You really pissed me off last night so I stole your fish and am holding Stanley for ransom until you apologize”
  • “our siblings who are about to get married keep trying to set us up and they gave up and just shoved us in a closet together wow real mature guys I CAN HEAR YOU GIGGLING OUTSIDE THE DOOR”
  • “we were partners for planning a wedding in class together and we have argued over every single detail so tbh we should probably just marry each other and save ourselves the trouble of ever doing this again” 
  • “I’m planning a birthday party for my grandmother and accidentally invited you but my grandmother ended up loving you?? and you stayed behind to help me clean up and my grandmother called me and loudly explained how she wants me to marry you and grandma look you’re embarrassing me he’s right here- NO, you can’t talk to him
  • “you started a fire in our cooking class and now we’re sitting outside in the pouring rain so you gave me your jacket but I’m still wondering how the hell you burnt toast??
  • “this is your first time flying and you look pretty terrified so you sort of grabbed my hand during take off but I don’t really mind. About ten minutes into the flight you realized you were holding my hand and you look incredibly embarrassed and incredibly cute
  • “I’m singing along to some cheesy pop song while stuck in traffic and you’re in the car next to me and started singing along too and holy shit you sound like beyonce and I’m literally a dying walrus
  • “I work at the zoo and someone was harassing me about how terrible zoos are while I was feeding the penguins and man, I just work here?? you came over and yelled at them to leave me alone and I’m really grateful- hey wait do you want to come pet the penguin babies? I think Earl really likes you
  • “you work at a pet friendly grocery store and my dog Ketchup ran off so I’ve been loudly screaming his name for the past ten minutes and you kindly told me it was in aisle ten and you’re in tears laughing at me as I explain the dilemma”
  • “I’m a cheerleader and you’re failing calculus so when I showed up to tutor you when the teacher asked, you fell out of your chair in surprise- look buddy, I’m number one in the class and you might be cute but… I don’t remember where I was going with this? Lets just study okay? No, I didn’t say you were cute you need to go to the nurse you must be hallucinating”
  • “we have first period together and I’ve spent the past half hour watching in a mixture of horror and amusement as you consumed an entire tray of brownies right out of the pan?? are you okay?
  • “your mom really likes me so she invited me over for dinner but failed to mention her extremely hot kid was going to be there. I’m 99% sure she’s trying to set us up but you spilled spaghetti all over me and I sort of accidentally hit you with a frying pan and your mom is really striking out here”
  • “our grandmothers play bingo together and they made us come with them and now the two of us really got into it and jesus christ I should not be attracted to someone because of how hot they look playing bingo
  • “I’m your kid’s teacher and we were supposed to be having a parent teacher conference but you walked in on me on top of my desk armed with a stapler and screaming at the spider on the floor, so you calmly walked over and killed it and wow this is totally not embarrassing at all
  • “You were supposed to be on a date and I was just grabbing takeout but I noticed that you got stood up and the rude girls from our school were making fun of you so I sat down with you and pretended like I was your date. we’ve never actually talked before but the look on their faces and the smile on yours was priceless
  • “I absolutely hate when people call me by a nickname but you have a special one for me and smile really big whenever you say it so I GUESS its okay if you call me it but ONLY YOU
  • “I have never heard you laugh before and I’m the class clown who sits next to you in third period and I swear I’m going to make you laugh by the end of the year IF ITS THE LAST THING I DO”