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The Bold Postman

It was a sunny day as I walked along in central Glasgow doing some light shopping. I passed a postman talking to what I assume must be his friend....

Liam Fleming
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Nightmare in the Middle of Nowhere

It was December of 1974 and I had just got married to Juvencio in Porto Alegre. For our honeymoon, we decided to drive 750km south down to Punta del Este to spend some time on the beach in Uruguay....

Maria Santos
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All Tied Up in Brazil

Confused and drunk Australian tourist: - "Where am I? What's going on?"

Attentive Brazilian doctor: ...

Luke Simmons
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Why is it called bytestories?

This is a place for "byte-sized" stories and there is a 1500 character (about 250 words) limit for two main reasons. Firstly, we want you to know that "War and Peace" isn't required to leave your mark. Secondly, it takes about 2 minutes to read each story meaning you can head here whenever you want a quick (and entertaining) read.