Can You Tell A Story In…

It’s Thursday and your new five-word challenge is here. Last week, I wanted to know about your MONEY. This week, I want to know what you think about RULES. So can you tell a story in five words, using the word RULES in it somewhere?

Here are your MONEY stories from last week:

Kim Smyth:

I’ve no access to money.

Money in the bank, good!

Debit card compromised; no money!

Cash money works well too!

Paul Mastaglio:

“Show me the money, honey.”

“What money? Ain’t got none.”

Life’s not all about money.

Annette Rochelle Aben:

Found money is also lost.


Money talks, so they say.

Man with money – women flocking.

No money left after lockdown.

More money, more problems – truth.

I don’t need your money.

EDC Writing:

His money fed her need…


Money brings the ultimate shopstication.

Money rules rich but plays poor.

Roberta Writes:

Her money didn’t help her.

Money’s grip held her tight.

Trust me and earn money.


Money, the root of evil.

Love me, love my money.


Money trickles down the drain.

Your choice – honey or money?

Making money is business pleasure.

Moving money oils the economy.

Jason Moody:

Money? Your millions won’t help.

Money? Do you accept fruit?

I have money. Do you?

No money. No shopping. Urgh.

Money is the root cause.







“You’re not borrowing money.”

Murray Clarke:

Money – makes (the) world go around.

Money, money — rich man’s world.

“Money For Nothing” – Dire Straits.


Money makes a poor bedfellow.

Money does not cure COVID-19.

Money in coins – no more.

Plastic money has COVID-19 germs.

Paper money is not safe.

Virtual money can be hacked.

Money is not the answer.


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49 Responses to Can You Tell A Story In…

  1. Rules: do not break them.
    Rules bring order to life.
    Rules bring order from chaos.
    Rules give us true freedom.
    Rules gave rise to civilization

  2. trentpmcd says:

    I’m not sure about this since:
    I don’t listen to rules!
    Rules can not bind me.
    I’m free, not rule-bound.
    Don’t give me your rules!
    I didn’t follow one rule!
    Uhm, never mind 😉

  3. Sarah says:

    I break all the rules! 🤣🤣🤣😃

  4. Darlene says:

    Rules, meant to be broken.
    Follow the rules, or die.
    She lived by her rules.
    She died following the rules.

  5. Ritu says:

    I always break the rules.
    In this house, Cat rules!
    Mummy really rules the roost.
    Too many rules and regulations.
    Mask rules came too late…
    Metre rules are pointless things.

  6. I’m a rule-breaking black sheep.

  7. Paul Mastaglio says:


    Mask up. Don’t break rules.

    Rules don’t apply. I’m tiny!

    Rules are driving me mad!

    Cheers Paul 😁


  8. Sanandi-jacq says:

    Contradictory rules. Always wear mask.

  9. The rules are measured daily.
    The king rules over Mordor!
    His rules are totally absurd.
    I’m mandated to make rules!
    He rules out online fraud?
    Three rules, kindness, consideration, friendliness.

  10. Rules are sometimes for me

  11. Never break rules or promises!

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  13. Darkness looms in the rules.
    Lightness lives in rules also.
    Where do the rules live?
    The rules live in ourselves.

    Love this activity! Most fun I’ve had all morning.

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