"Simple Conversations" by John Timmons
The release number is 1. The story creation year is 2007. The story headline is "Example of the most basic of conversations with other people." The story description is "A very rudimentary example of providing responses for ASK (SOMEBODY) ABOUT (TOPIC) and TELL (SOMEBODY) ABOUT (TOPIC)."
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The Foyer is a room. "You see an exit to the north."
Ed is a man in the Foyer. The description is "Ed looks like a normal 20-something man."
Ann is a woman in the Foyer. The description is "Ann looks like a normal 20-something female. She is carrying [a list of things carried by Ann]."
[An after rule response when the player types "ask Ann about Ed"]
After asking Ann about "Ed":
say "Ann quickly says, 'I think Ed is hot.'"
[An after rule response when the player types "ask Ed about Ann"]
After asking Ed about "Ann":
say "Ed blushes and replies, 'Ann is such a babe.'"
[An after rule response when the player types "tell Ann about Ed"]
After telling Ann about "Ed":
say "Ann giggles about what you said about Ed."
[An after rule response when the player types "tell Ed about Ann"]
After telling Ed about "Ann":
say "'Really?' Ed says with a big grin."
[Using the after rule to provide a generic response to unimportant questions.]
[After asking [somebody] about [something], say "[Noun] doesn't know a thing about that."
After telling [someone] about [something], say "[Noun] could care less about that."]
The bottle is in the Foyer.
Instead of giving the bottle to Ann:
move the bottle to Ann;
say "She cheerfully accepts [the noun]."
Instead of asking Ann for the bottle:
move the bottle to the player;
say "She hands [the second noun] over to you."
Test me with "x ed / x ann/ ask ann about ed / ask ed about ann / tell ann about ed / tell ed about ann / ask ann about tunxis / tell ed about tunxis".