You see them in every mall - shopping carts stuffed to the gills with back-to-school supplies, iPhones clicking away, slurping on extra-large lattes while pondering on what awaits them in the world of reality. And harried parents doing wheelies in the parking lot - giving thanks for the arrival of September
For many spoof writers it's been a hectic summer. For some - filled with spoofing nonsensical tripe and inanities; wild and woolly drinking, binging and heady sex. For others - locked in Momma's dank and dingy basement, floors piled with empty Cuppa Soup cartons - fantasizing among other things about becoming the next Stephen King.
But all good things must come to an end - and so it is with the world of "Really Terrible Writing"!
Top spoofer - socially challenged RastaPastaHastalavista the runaway points winner said:
"My dad's threatening to cut off my allowance if I don't go back and finish high school - so I like gotta go"
The head of the "Parents of Spoofers Association" went on national TV to air their grudges about the world of virtuality which has messed up their kids' brains.
"They need to find out what it's like to live in the real world - not a spoofing loop"
Runner-up spoofster, glue sniffer and cutter Peru Lima Bean Peapod [a part-time hacker] who lost out her audition for the Lisbeth Salander role to Rooney Mara was thrilled to have been offered a hacking internship with
Wikileaks as part of her graduating curriculum.
"Hey that's about as real as the real world gets", she flashed her pointed wolverine metal choppers.
So while it may be goodbye - albeit temporarily to bawdy, sexual and excretory word-smithing and hello to Organizational Behavior and Quantum Mechanics these summer spoofsters had the final word.
"Woo-hoo. Watch out mid-term breaks - we'll be back with a vengeance" hollered popular with both sexes spoofster Remifa Solatido - winner of a rap scholarship to Julliard.