Command Prompt on Cue
version 3 by Ron Newcomb
Example: * It Must Be the Argument Clinic - John and Marsha need some time away from each other.
As we use the SPACE bar a lot, a TEST ME script does not perform well. When running the example, just press SPACE a few times until you get your bearings, then try some ASK ABOUT or TELL ABOUT commands.
"It Must Be the Argument Clinic"
Include Command Prompt on Cue by Ron Newcomb.
The living room is a room. "It seems like John and Marsha are at it again. Press the space bar or enter key to listen. Or try to help matters and ASK her what's wrong or TELL him some good advice."
When play begins:
now command prompt on cue is true;
now the command prompt is "You decide to ".
Some headphones are a wearable thing in the living room.
Carry out wearing the headphones: now command prompt on cue is false.
Last report wearing the headphones: say "Blessed silence."
Carry out taking off the headphones: now command prompt on cue is true.
John is a man in the living room. Marsha is a woman in the living room.
Instead of waiting when the remainder after dividing the turn count by 2 is 0, say "'You never showed any love!' says John."
Instead of waiting when the remainder after dividing the turn count by 2 is 1, say "'You were always out at the bar with the guys!' says Marsha."
Instead of answering John that, say "'Oh don't you start in on me, too!' says John."
Instead of answering Marsha that, say "'He never listens,' she says to you."
Instead of asking John about, say "He shakes his head. It seems [the topic understood] angers him."
Instead of asking Marsha about, say "'Oh John knows all about [italic type][topic understood][roman type]. Ask him anything, he knows it all!'".
Instead of telling John about, say "'Try telling her that!'"
Instead of telling Marsha about, say "'I know you're trying to help, but there's no help for him.'"
Understand "ask [someone] [text]" as asking it about.
Understand "ak [someone] [text]" as asking it about.
Understand "tell [someone] [text]" as telling it about.
Understand "tll [someone] [text]" as telling it about.