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Quandary Resolution 3740
elan, vexatious, cahoot, barnburner

The Camberton Mississippi Summer Riverside Carnival had become something of a local joke and embarrassment to the county by 1906, at which point the few carnival-goers and other citizens would become witness to an unusual (for the time) sight: a Mister Johnathon Dean, a local accountant and amateur pilot and extreme arachnophobe was testing his latest prototype when he discovered a massive but not at all vexatious Paraguayan tarantula sitting on the floor of his pilot’s cockpit, in which he was suspended horizontally and unable to move anything besides his hands, and seeing how the peaceful critter was out of his reach, began to toss and turn the early model airplane to try and dislodge the hairy stowaway, flying over the town and accidentally "performing" loop-de-loops and other stunts for all to see, a real barnburner the sight of which and (more importantly) the elan in whose viewer’s eyes was noted by the proprieter of the carnival, who was seven-foot-six, went by "Big Rickie", and had made it his life’s work to develop a modern carnival free from the exploitation of those like himself, so he immediately thought of a way to keep his dream alive and even though he had to deal with consistent lawsuits from the never-to-fly-again Mr. Dean, who was certain that B.R. (as his employees called him) had been in cahoots with the South American explorer who had brought the tarantula back with him and conveniently or inconveniently "lost" it, Big Rickie was, until his death, almost insufferably boastful about his role in the invention of the field of aerobatic stunt performances.

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