The last attempt kind of flopped but this could be fun. I find it works better to go one sentence at a time. To keep things in order, make all story sentences in preformatted text as I did below. Any non-storytellers are welcome to make their silly comments in normal text. If you see “username is replying…” kindly wait until they are done to make your own post to avoid branching. We’ll start with a classic:
It was a dark and stormy night.